INSIDE BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY
Sun-sational summer camps begin soon
Campus Pre-School?s summer Rainbow Camp, for children ages 5-6, will run July 7-August 15. Children may attend the entire six weeks or for two-week blocks. Cost is $780 for the six-week program and $280 for two-week blocks. For more, call the Campus Pre-School at 777-2695.
Kids Explore! August 11-22
A two-week summer science camp for children, Kids Explore! is sponsored by the School of Education and Human Development?s Professional Development and Research and the Vestal School Foundation. The inquiry-based science experience, for children in grades 1-8, provides hands-on learning, including building robots, test-building structures in an ?earthquake machine,? designing inventions and creating websites. For more, call 777-4447, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sehd.binghamton.edu/pdr .
Summer Youth Musical
This three-week, July 28-August 17, program offers youth ages 12-18 the opportunity to participate in a production of Les Miserables while learning new skills and developing theater experience. Two groups of students, older and younger, will prepare a production of the musical, complete with actors, singers and chorus, for staging in the Watters Theater. They will receive instruction in voice, acting, improvisation and movement, as well as the technical aspects of theater.
Summer Sports Camps
Summer sports camps run independently of the University in the following areas:
Tennis ? Two tennis camps, run by Jamie Campbell, will be offered. A camp for players ages 5-12 will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 7-11 at a cost of $180. A camp for players ages 13-18 will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 21-25 at a cost of $200. For more, call Campbell at 777-6682 or e-mail email@example.com.
Baseball ? Two baseball camps, run by Mike Collins, will be offered. A hitting camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 7-10. The camp, for players 13-18, costs $155. A youth day baseball camp will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from July 14-17, and is for players 8-12. It costs $155. Players in grades 1-8 may also arrange for private lessons covering any phase of the game at $30 per one-hour lesson. For more, call Collins at 777-5808 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sports training ? Four sessions of sports training camp will cover weightlifting, speed training, flexibility training, agility and conditioning. The instructor is Bryan McGovern. The co-ed classes for those in grades 9-12 will be from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The three-week session will run June 23-July 10 at a fee of $125, the four-week session from June 23-July 17 for $150, the five-week session June 23-July 24 for $175 and the six-week session June 23-July 31 at a fee of $200. For more, contact McGovern at 777-6652 or e-mail email@example.com.
Basketball ? Several sessions of basketball camp will be offered by Lawrence Brenneman. A father and son/daughter weekend camp scheduled for June 13-15 HAS BEEN CANCELED. A co-ed one-day shooting clinic on August 2 for players ages 8-18 will cost $60. A boys? day camp, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 4-8, will be offered for players ages 8-18 at a cost of $200. For more, contact Brenneman at 777-6450, or e-mail lbrenn@ binghamton.edu. In addition, two camps will be offered by Laurie Kelly. A girls? overnight and commuter camp will be offered July 27-31 for players ages 11-17. The cost is $350 for overnight campers and $250 for commuters. A co-ed half-day camp from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 28-August 1 is for players ages 5-10. The cost is $105. For more, call 777-6363 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volleyball ? A volleyball camp will be offered July 13-16 by Kishan Zuber for players ages 6-12. The cost is $200 for commuters and $275 for residents. For more information, contact Zuber at 777-5807 or e-mail email@example.com.
Diving ? Several sessions of diving camp will be offered by Lance Graham. A beginner-novice diving camp for ages 6-18 will be offered in two sessions, 9 a.m.-noon and 12:30-3:30 p.m. June 23-27 at a cost of $125. A modified varsity day camp to be held 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 7-11, for divers ages 11-18, costs $225. Another camp will be offered in two time slots, a beginner-novice session from 9 a.m.-noon, and a modified varsity session from 12:30-3:30 p.m. July 14-18. Both cost $125. A camp for beginners and novices, ages 6-18, will be offered in two sessions, 9 a.m.-noon and 12:30-3:30 p.m. June 21-25. The cost is $125. For more information, contact Graham at 777-2124 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Coach ?Z? Yannuzzi at 770-9540, e-mail email@example.com.
Cheerleading ? UCA Cheerleading Camps will offer an overnight and commuter camp July 22-25. The camp costs $224 for resident students, $209 for resident advisers, $134 for commuter students, $50 for commuter advisers and $229 for elite resident students. For more, contact UCA at 1-888-243-3782 or at www.varsity.com.
CANCELED - Lacrosse ? Sue Frost will offer two girls? lacrosse camps. A beginner-level camp will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon August 11-15, with an advanced-level camp from 1 to 4 p.m. Costs for both camps are to be determined. For more, contact Frost at 777-3159 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Softball ? A camp led by Amanda Koldjeski, for players ages 10-18, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 20-24. The fee is to be determined. For more, contact Koldjeski at 777-3617 or e-mail email@example.com.
Soccer ? Jeff Leightman will offer two co-ed soccer camps for players ages 5-13 at a cost of $199 each. Camps will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 30-July 4 and July 28-August 1. A girls? residential camp, for players ages 11-18, will be offered July 20-24 and will cost $395. For more, call 777-6439 or visit girlssoccercamp. binghamton.edu.
Paul Marco will offer three co-ed soccer day camps: one for players ages 5-8, from 9 a.m. to noon July 21-25, at a cost of $95; one for players ages 8-14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21-25 at a fee of $125; and a third for players ages 7-12, August 4-8, time and fee to be determined. For more, call Marco at 777-5809 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wrestling ? Mike Fusilli will hold a camp for seventh- through 12th-grade wrestlers July 6-10 at a cost of $280 for overnight campers and $220 for commuters. For more, call Fusilli at 1-877-BUWRSTL or e-mail email@example.com.
Swimming ? Camps run by Benji DeMotte will be from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in two sessions: a ?Silver Technique? session for swimmers ages 7-20, July 21-25, and a ?Gold Technique? session, for swimmers ages 10-20, July 28-August 1. The co-ed camps will cost $190. For more, call 777-7946 or e-mail bdemotte@ binghamton.edu.
Archaeology for Kids
The program introducing students ages 9-13 to archaeology will run July 14-17. Participants will spend three days on campus learning archaeological concepts. On the final day, they will visit a local archaeological site to observe and assist working archaeologists. The program is certified for the Boy Scouts archaeology merit badge. The enrollment limit has been reached. Call 777-6857 to place your child on the waiting list.
Summer Dance Institute
The Summer Dance Institute will be held July 7-18 for dancers 10 and older with at least five years of training. It concludes with a dance recital. The program is for both residential and commuter students, and includes trips to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center to see the New York City Ballet.
Junior Bearcat Club
The Junior Bearcat Club Summer Fun Camp will be offered July 7-11 and July 14-18 to children between 6 and 10 years old. The co-ed camp will feature games, arts and crafts, sports, daily swimming, hiking, guest speakers and ?Baxter? the Bearcat, and will cost $180 per week, with a $10 discount for Junior Bearcat Club members. Online registration forms are available at athletics.binghamton. edu/uac/fun-camp.html. For more, call 777-4255.