Valdosta Daily Times

May 9, 2014

VSU Offers Dozens of Summer Camps for School-Age Children

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Valdosta State University

VALDOSTA — During the 2014 summer, Valdosta State University is offering more than 60 fun and educational camps, covering everything from athletics and the arts to science and computers, for boys and girls ages 4 to 18.

 

CAMP DISCOVERY

 

Lego Junior

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 2-6 or June 16-20

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-7

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will use their imagination to build towers, bridges, castles, and all sorts of creations using LEGOs. There will be group projects, challenges, and competitions.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Crazy Science

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 2-6

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids will look through the eyes of a scientist by learning what is in a seed, looking closer at the elements of the earth, making water thermometers, and much more.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Awesome Artists: Summerscapes

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 2-6

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will learn simple techniques to create artwork using pastels, pastel oils, watercolor, and acrylic painting techniques. The theme is “summer fun.”

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Landscapes and Seascapes

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 2-6

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will create their own scenic artwork with oil pastels, watercolors, and acrylic paints.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Animation Artists Section

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 2-6

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids can create their own interactive stories, animations, games, and art using Scratch, a programming language designed at MIT specifically for young people.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Center Stage

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 2-6

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will explore all aspects of theater, including creating sets and discovering natural talents, while learning a play to present to family and friends.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

International Chefs

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 2-6

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of kitchen safety and some math while preparing and sampling simple foods from cultures all around the world, including China, Italy, Mexico, France, and Southern USA.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Undersea Adventures

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 9-13

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $80

Synopsis: Participants will learn about ocean creatures while enjoying arts, crafts, stories, and projects all focused on sea creatures.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Tennis Fun

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 9-13

Where: VSU Tennis Courts

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basic skills of tennis, such as gripping the racquet, proper forehand/backhand swings, and serving. They will participate in tennis games and skills contests.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Crafty Kids

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 9-13

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Using recyclable items, participants will create art pieces that can be taken home or given as gifts.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Passion for Poetry

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 9-13

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will create their own poems, ranging from haikus to free verses. Poetry by Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky will be read out loud.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Kickboxing

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 9-13

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the fundamentals of kickboxing while improving cardiovascular fitness.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Cartooning

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 9-13

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn to create their own cartoon characters and place them in different surroundings. Participants will have the opportunity to create a comic strip, a one-frame cartoon, and even a comic book.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Let’s Act

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 16-20

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will work on teamwork skills and stage presence while learning a play to perform for family and friends.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Bedazzled!

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 16-20

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will make handmade jewelry, such as necklaces, bracelets, and earrings to keep or give as gifts.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Saddle Up!

When: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 16-20

Where: Jacobs’ Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $145

Synopsis: Participants will learn beginning riding techniques, such as proper mounting and dismounting, as well as how to groom, saddle, and bridle horses.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Mad Scientists Section A

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 16-20

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $90

Synopsis: Participants will conduct experiments, use microscopes, dissect owl pellets, and take a field trip to VSU’s Bailey Science Center to meet VSU scientists.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Vive el Español!

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 16-20

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of Spanish and experience Latin culture through arts and crafts, music, and games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Movie Making Magic

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 16-20

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids 12 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the aspects of scripting, filming, and editing to produce a five-minute movie that will be played on the big screen. Participants will play actors in each other’s movies to produce a final product.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Fun with Spanish

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 23-27

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn Spanish basics while participating in arts and crafts, music, and games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Fun and Games

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 23-27

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will compete in relay races, obstacle courses, water games, and more indoor and outdoor games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Math Magic

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 23-27

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will engage in games, both inside and outside, that use and broaden math skills. Other crafts and hands-on projects will also be available.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Lego Creator, Section A

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 23-27

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-12

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will use LEGO kits to design different objects, with the opportunity of building 12 to 15 different projects.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Lego Technic, Section A

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 23-27

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-12

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will have the opportunity to use LEGO TECHNIC building systems to create and design construction equipment, go-karts, and helicopters. Each participant will have the chance to create 10 to 15 projects.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Fun Food and Friends in French

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 23-27

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 12 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will receive an introduction to the French language. They will learn basic vocabulary skills with activities such as making a family album, texting friends in French, and eating a French-style meal.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

City Builders Section A

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 30–July 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants have the opportunity to construct mini communities using mini houses and other cool buildings. Participants will learn about architectural concepts and techniques using marshmallows and toothpicks to build a tower and using boxes and bags to create a house.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Endangered Animals All Around Us

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 30–July 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will engage in projects and games that will teach them about local endangered species, such as the green sea turtle and the bald eagle.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Storytellers

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 30-July 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will use their imagination to craft stories with prose, pictures, and poetry.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Survivor VSU

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 30-July 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn to work as a team by competing in team relay races, trivia games, obstacle courses, water games and more.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Step Dancing

When: 9 a.m. to Noon June 30–July 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn the fundamentals of step dancing and will put on a step dance show at the end of the week for family and friends. Step dancing is a form of group dance with synchronized foot movements.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

All American Art

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 30-July 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will make art with a patriotic theme that celebrates Independence Day.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Dance Imagination

When:  9 a.m. to Noon July 7–10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn the art and technique of several styles of dance, while improving strength, balance, and coordination. Art and crafts, along with props, images, and stories are also included.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Around the World

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 7-11

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn about different parts of the world through art, songs, stories, and dance.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Ocean Art

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 7-11

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $90

Synopsis: Participants will create several canvas paintings featuring ocean and sea creature scenery.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Outdoor Explorers

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 7-11

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn about outdoor critters and do projects such as making birdhouses and birdfeeders.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Parlez-vous Francais?

When:  9 a.m. to Noon July 7-11

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of French language while experiencing French-themed games, music, food, and crafts.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Animation Artists Section B

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 7-11

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants can create their own interactive stories, animations, games, and art using Scratch, a programming language designed at MIT for young people.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Horsemanship 101

When: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 7-11

Where: Jacobs’ Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $145

Synopsis: Participants will learn how to proper mount, dismount, and riding techniques. They will also learn how to groom, saddle, and bridle horses.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Kindergarten Ready

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 14-18

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 4-5

Cost: $90

Synopsis: This camp is designed to excite children going into kindergarten about learning. They will participate in introductory activities.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Bookworms

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 14-18

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: This camp is designed to combine stories by authors such as Eric Carle and Dr. Seuss with hands-on projects and crafts.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Music Makers

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 14-18

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn about the art and history of music. They will make and play their own instruments while learning the different sounds each instrument makes.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Lego Technic, Section B

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 4-18

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-12

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will build and design construction equipment using LEGO TECHNIC building systems.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Lego Creator, Section B

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 14-18

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-12

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will use their imaginations to design different creatures and objects using LEGO kits.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Eco Art

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 14-18

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will use recycled household objects to create useful things such as bird feeds, tote bags, and banks.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Tennis, Anyone?

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 14-18

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $90

Synopsis: Participants will learn basic tennis skills and progress to more advanced skills through agility drills, singles matches, double tennis, mini games, and more.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Vocal Music Academy

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 14-18

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 12 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn to develop a consistent singing technique through breathing, mechanics of vocal production, resonance, and more.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Awesome Artists

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 21-25

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn simple techniques to create artwork using oil pastel, pastel, watercolor, and acrylic painting techniques.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Dino Dig

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 21-25

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn about dinosaurs while engaging in projects, crafts, and games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

City Builders

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 21-25

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will construct mini communities using common supplies and learning about architectural concepts and techniques.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Broadway Bound

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 21-25

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will get vocal and drama coaching in this musical theater camp. Families will be invited to see the show at the end of the week.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Mad Scientists Section B

When: 9 a.m. to Noon July 21-25

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $90

Synopsis: Participants will conduct experiments, use microscopes, and dissect owl pellets.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Rainforest Art

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 21-25

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will create artwork with a rainforest theme using oil pastels, watercolors, and acrylic paints

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

Cool Treats

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 21-25

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will learn kitchen skills, such as measuring and reading recipes while making and sampling no-bake treats.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/ for more information.

 

 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

 

Computing Adventures at VSU

When: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23-27

Where: Nevins Hall

Target Population: Rising sixth, seventh, and eighth graders

Cost: $200; additional $20 per camper sibling discount

Synopsis: Participants can create Android smart-phone apps and games using Google’s App Inventor. Participants will also have the opportunity to create robots using LEGO Mindstorms EV3.

More Info: Visit www.valdosta.edu/computingcamp for more information.

 

Computing Adventures at VSU

When: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21-25

Where: Nevins Hall

Target Population: Rising fourth, fifth, and sixth graders

Cost: $200; additional $20 per camper sibling discount

Synopsis: Participants will have the opportunity to create robots using LEGO Mindstorms EV3. Participants will also have the opportunity to create various animations, games, and digital stories using the program Scratch.

More Info: Visit www.valdosta.edu/computingcamp for more information.

 

Camp Invention

When: 9a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9-13

Where: VSU campus

Target Population: Kids entering grades first through six

Cost: $220

Synopsis: Participants have the opportunity to create different prototypes, bionic gadgets, and an insect-themed pinball machine. Participants will receive personalized invention challenges.

More Info: Visit www.campinvention.org for more information.

 

VSU ATHLETICS

 

Baseball: Five Tool Camp

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2-5

Where: Billy Grant Field

Target Population: Kids ages 7-12

Cost: $180, includes lunch and camp T-shirt

Synopsis: This camp is for players of all skill levels and focuses on the "five tools" of professional baseball players — throwing, catching, base-running, hitting for average, and hitting for power.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Baseball: Advanced Hitting Camps

When: 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. June 9-10 and/or June 11-12

Where: Billy Grant Field

Target Population: Kids ages 10-12

Cost: $25 for one two-day session or $40 for both two-day sessions

Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach timeless techniques for the modern-day hitter, including drills, mechanics instruction, video swing analysis, and a personalized written evaluation.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Baseball: Advanced Hitting Camps

When: 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. June 9-10 and/or June 11-12

Where: Billy Grant Field

Target Population: Kids ages 13-15

Cost: $25 for one two-day session or $40 for both two-day sessions

Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach timeless techniques for the modern-day hitter, including drills, mechanics instruction, video swing analysis, and a personalized written evaluation.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Baseball: Advanced Hitting Camps

When: 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 9-10 and/or June 11-12

Where: Billy Grant Field

Target Population: Kids ages 16-18

Cost: $25 for one two-day session or $40 for both two-day sessions

Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach timeless techniques for the modern-day hitter, including drills, mechanics instruction, video swing analysis, and a personalized written evaluation.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Football: David Dean Youth Camp

When: 8 a.m. to noon May 27-30

Where: VSU Athletic Field House

Target Population: Kids ages 5-13

Cost: $100 per person

Synopsis: The camp is designed to teach basic fundamentals of playing football. Coaches will teach all positions.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Soccer: Session I & II

When: 9 a.m. to noon (half day) or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (full day) July 14-17 or July 21-24

Where: Blazer Soccer Field

Target Population: Kids ages 4-18

Cost: $140 for half day or $280 for full day

Synopsis: The camp is designed to improve the skills of players wishing to play at the next level. Participants will receive speed and agility training, participate in skill-building drills, and play games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Soccer: Session III Residential

When: July 20-24

Where: Blazer Soccer Field

Target Population: Girls ages 12-18

Cost: $390

Synopsis: The camp is designed to improve the skills of players wishing to play at the next level. Participants will receive speed and agility training, participate in skill-building drills, and play games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Soccer: Session IV Team

When: July 20-24

Where: Blazer Soccer Field

Target Population: Girls ages 12-18

Cost: $340 per player (10-plus players make one team)

Synopsis: The camp is designed to improve the skills of players wishing to play at the next level. Participants will receive speed and agility training, participate in skill-building drills, and play games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Softball: Blazer Softball Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 2-4

Where: Steel’s Diamond

Target Population: Kids ages 13-18

Cost: $120 for individuals or $115 for teams

Synopsis: Players will learn the techniques of the modern hitter including the correct grip and set-up, proper bat path, and explosive lower half mechanics. Players will also learn the proper fundamentals for throwing and taking ground and fly balls as well as proper pitching techniques.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.

 

Softball: Blazer Softball Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 9-11

Where: Steel’s Diamond

Target Population: Kids ages 8-12

Cost: $120 for individuals or $115 for teams

Synopsis: Players will learn the techniques of the modern hitter, including the correct grip and set-up, proper bat path, and explosive lower half mechanics. Players will also learn the proper fundamentals for throwing and taking ground and fly balls as well as proper pitching techniques.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at http://www.vstateblazers.com/index.aspx for more information.