May 10, 2016
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Whitney N. Yarber, Communications Specialist

VSU Offers Dozens of Summer Camps for School-Age Children

VALDOSTA — During the 2016 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 5 to 18.
 

 CAMP DISCOVERY

 

All-Day Rec Room

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 23-27

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $130

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of recreation 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.

 

Pet Projects

When: 9 a.m. to noon May 31-June 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will make projects centered around the pets in their lives while learning about caring for different types of pets.

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

 

Kids in the Kitchen

When: 9 a.m. to noon May 31-June 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids will learn the basics of kitchen safety and some math while preparing and sampling a variety of main dishes, vegetables, salads, and deserts.

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

 

Nature Arts & Crafts

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 31-June 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $75

Synopsis: Kids will explore the world of nature through art while completing a variety of 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.

 

Mad Scientists

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 31-June 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $75

Synopsis: Kids will learn what scientists do and enjoy a variety of hands-on activities, including conducting experiments, using microscopes, and dissecting an owl pellet. Participants will also take a field trip to the Hugh C. Bailey Science Center to see what some of the scientists at VSU are up to in their laboratories.

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

 

The Rec Room: Space

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 31-June 3

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $55

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of space-themed activities and learning experiences, including games, crafts, movies, 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.

 

Lego Games

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  (ages 11-14) June 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will create their own Lego universe, characters, and adventures while designing an interactive two-dimensional video game.

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 at the Seashore

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will learn simple techniques to create artwork using pastels, oil pastels, watercolor, and acrylic painting techniques. The theme is “seaside.”

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 Junior: Section A

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

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.

 

Center Stage

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 6-10

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.

 

Fun with Food

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy measuring, mixing, and decorating and learn the basics of nutrition and some math while preparing and sampling a variety of delicious summer 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.

 

Viva el Español!

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 6-10

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.

 

Bookworms

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids will combine reading stories from such well-known authors 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.

 

Landscapes & Seascapes

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will create their own beach-themed artwork with oil pastels, watercolors, and acrylic paints. They will also have the opportunity to try out other media projects, including stitching.

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

 

The Rec Room: Sports

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $65

Synopsis: Kids will channel their inner athlete while enjoying various sports, including football, baseball, and soccer.

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 June 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

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.

 

Fun & Games

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 13-17

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 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.

 

Saddle Up!

When: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 13-17

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.

 

Tennis, Anyone?

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 13-17

Where: VSU Tennis Courts

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

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.

 

Stitch in Time

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of stitching while making crafts and 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.

 

Folk Art

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn about famous American folk artists while drawing, painting, and using other media to create their own folk art masterpieces.

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

 

Make Your First 3D Video Game!

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) June 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn the physics behind three-dimensional games and explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling while designing their first video game.

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 Français?

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 11 and older

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.

 

The Rec Room: Star Wars

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $65

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of Star Wars-themed activities and learning experiences, including making light sabers, Yoda ears, and a Death Star.

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

 

Minecraft Designers

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-11

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of creating three-dimensional models while designing skins for characters, and importing them into their favorite Minecraft 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.

 

Crafty Kids

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Using recyclable items, participants will create art pieces than 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.

 

Math Magic

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 20-24

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.

 

Junior Olympics

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will compete in a variety of individual and team indoor and outdoor sports, games, and 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.

 

Paint Like the Masters

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 9-11) and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 12 and older) June 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9 or older

Cost: $90

Synopsis: Participants will recreate the famous works of Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso using their own choice of colors and experiences.

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 Junior: Section B

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

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.

 

Make Your First Video Game

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-11

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn about conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sounds, and simple coding while designing their first two-dimensional video game.

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

 

The Rec Room: Safari

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $65

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of safari-themed activities and learning experiences, including making binoculars and safari masks. The week will end with Water 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.

 

Fun with Spanish

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 27-July 1

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.

 

Horsemanship 101

When: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 27-July 1

Where: Jacobs’ Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $145

Synopsis: Participants will learn 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.

 

Kickboxing

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 27-July 1

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the fundamentals of kickboxing while improving cardiovascular fitness and increasing self-esteem and respect for others.

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

 

App Adventures: The Next Level

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 27-July 1

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-11

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of mobile app design and game development using a specialized app and game development tool to design and customize their own game app.

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

 

Printmaking

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 9-11) and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 12 and older) June 27-July 1

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9 and older

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn about printmaking while using watercolor, paper, plexiglass, and a spoon to create a one-of-a-kind image.

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 Films & Stop Animation

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

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-11

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Kids will use their imagination to build their favorite action figures or Legos and create a short film.

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

 

The Rec Room: Superheroes

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

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $65

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of superhero-themed activities and learning experiences, including making superhero masks and capes, discovering their superhero name, 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.

 

Minecraft Modders

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) July 5-8

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $135

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming to create their first mod. Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft.

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

 

Latin American Fiesta

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 29-July 2

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of Spanish and the Latin American culture while sampling foods and 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.

 

All American Art

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 5-8

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $75

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.

 

Valdosta’s Next Top Models

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 5-8

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn self-esteem-building skills while accepting and appreciating their physical attributes, good attitude, cooperation with others, and body alignment. The week will end with a fashion show.

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

 

Photography for Beginners

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 5-8

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn how to take excellent photographs and properly use a digital camera.

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

 

Junior Architects

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 5-8

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Kids will learn about architectural concepts and techniques while transforming common supplies into mini communities, a mini model of their house, 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.

 

The Rec Room: Magic

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 5-8

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $55

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of magic-themed activities and learning experiences, including making a magic wand, a hat, and a fortune teller. The week will end with a magic show.

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 11-15

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.

 

Tennis Fun

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 11-15

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.

 

Awesome Artists in the Jungle

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 11-15

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will create artwork with a jungle theme using pastels, 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.

 

Beautiful Beading

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 11-15

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $90

Synopsis: Kids will create snowflake ornaments, sun catchers, jewelry, and more using beads and simple supplies.

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 11-15

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. They will also have the opportunity to try out other media projects, including stitching.

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

 

What’s your Point? The Art of Public Speaking and Debate

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 11-15

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 10 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the art of public speaking and debating, including academic debate, humorous interpretation, and spontaneous argument.

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

 

The Rec Room: Underwater

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 11-15

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $65

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of underwater-themed activities and learning experiences, including making a lighthouse, a jellyfish, a whale, and a crab. The week will end with Water 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.

 

Let’s Act

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 18-22

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids 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.

 

Minecraft Animators

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 18-22

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-11

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn how studios like Pixar and Disney make animated movies while using techniques such as keyframing, tweening, texturing, and animating rigged three-dimensional models.

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: Critters & Creatures

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 18-22

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will create artwork with an animal theme using pastels, 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.

 

Can Art

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 18-22

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids will craft organizers and various projects for their rooms with recycled cans.

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: Creature Feature

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 18-22

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will create artwork with an animal theme using pastels, oil pastels, watercolors, and acrylic paints. They will also have the opportunity to try out other media projects, including stitching.

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

 

The Rec Room: Peter Pan

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 18-22

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $65

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of Peter Pan-themed activities and learning experiences, including making Captain Hook’s hook and Peter Pan’s hat, as well as a treasure dig and hunt.

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

 

Abstract Animal Art

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 9-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 12 and older) July 25-29

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will use random colors and shapes to create unique and personalized animal-themed art.

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

 

App Attack!

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) July 25-29

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of mobile app design and game development using a specialized app and game development tool to design and customize their own game app.

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

 

The Rec Room: Anything Goes

When: 9 a.m. to noon (half day) or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (full day) July 25-29

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5 and older

Cost: $65 for half day or $130 for full day

Synopsis: Kids will enjoy a wide range of facilitated activities and learning experiences, including games, crafts, movies, 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.

 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

 

Computing Adventures @ VSU

When: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20-24

Where: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) Center for Applied Creativity and Innovation in Martin Hall

Target Population: Rising fifth through seventh graders

Cost: $225, includes lunch and camp T-shirt; additional $25 per camper sibling discount

Synopsis: Participants will have the opportunity to create and program Lego robots; design animations and games in Scratch, a programming language developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and more.

More Info: Visit http://cscamp.valdosta.edu/ for more information.

 

Camp Invention

When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 6-10

Where: West Hall

Target Population: Kids entering grades first through six

Cost: $220

Synopsis: Participants will have the opportunity to rotate through integrated modules that will provide them with the opportunity to employ creative thinking and team-building skills to generate excitement and encourage a passion for innovation.

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

 

VSU ATHLETICS

Football: Youth Camp

When: 8:30 a.m. to noon May 31-June 3

Where: VSU Athletic Field House

Target Population: Kids ages 6-12

Cost: $75 per person

Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach kids the basic fundamentals of playing football through a series of fun and exciting obstacle courses, individual skills development, competitions, and team bonding activities.

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

 

Football: High School Camp

When: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 14

Where: VSU Athletic Field House

Target Population: High school seniors looking to play at the next level

Cost: $45 per person

Synopsis: This camp is designed for high school football players who seek to learn the advanced fundamentals and techniques used to be effective and successful in their position. Participants will compete and test their skills in a variety of agility drills and competitions while also being evaluated by the Valdosta State Football coaching staff.

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

 

Men’s Basketball: 2016 Instructional Day Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6-9

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Boys entering grades 5-12

Cost: $175, includes VSU basketball and T-shirt

Synopsis: This camp is designed to demonstrate the proper fundamentals in shooting, passing, dribbling, layup defense, free throws, and other basketball moves.

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

 

Men’s Basketball: 2016 Little Blazer Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20-23

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Boys entering grades 1-4

Cost: $125, includes VSU basketball and T-shirt

Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach the basic fundamentals taught in dribbling, passing, and shooting.

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

 

Men’s Basketball: 2015 Skills and Drills Camp

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 17 and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 18

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Boys entering grades 7-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: This camp is open to serious and motivated players entering high school with a desire to play collegiate basketball. Participants will receive instruction specialized by position, with some overlapping of drills and contests.

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

 

Soccer: Session I & III

When: 9 a.m. to noon (half day) or 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (full day) June 20-23 or June 27-30

Where: VSU Athletic Field House

Target Population: Kids ages 5-18

Cost: $100 for half day or $190 for full day

Synopsis: This 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 www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Soccer: Session II Residential

When: June 23-26

Where: VSU Athletic Field House

Target Population: Girls ages 12-18

Cost: $350 per person or $310 for teams with eight or more players

Synopsis: This 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 www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Softball: Blazer Softball Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1-3

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 setup, 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 www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Softball: Blazer Softball Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 6-8 (ages 8-12) June 13-15 (ages 13-18)

Where: Steel’s Diamond

Target Population: Kids ages 8-18

Cost: $120 for individuals or $115 for teams

Synopsis: Players will learn the techniques of the modern hitter, including the correct grip and setup, 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 www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Women’s Basketball: 2016 Fun. Learning. Youth. Camp

When: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 31-June 3

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Girls ages 5-12

Cost: $100; includes VSU basketball and T-shirt

Synopsis: This camp is designed for the development of the young player. Emphasis will be placed on shooting, passing, ball handling, and all fundamental aspects of the game of basketball.

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

 

Women’s Basketball: High School Skills Academy

When: 1:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 3 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Girls entering grades 9-12

Cost: $100, includes lunch

Synopsis: This camp is designed to improve the skills of players wishing to play at the next level. Participants will utilize Lady Blazer practice drills that stress advanced ball handling and passing skills, offense, defense, and game control for point guards, shooting guards, and off guard/small forwards.  Drill work will include post moves and countermoves, post positioning, post passing, body balance, post defense, strength and conditioning, and more.

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

 

Women’s Basketball: Middle School Skills Academy

When: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 5

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Girls entering grades 6-8

Cost: $75

Synopsis: This camp is designed to improve the confidence and knowledge of middle school basketball players through a series of videos, lectures, and drills. The event will end with a question and answer session with the Lady Blazer Basketball coaching staff and student-athletes.

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


Valdosta State University’s 2013-2019 Strategic Plan represents a renewal of energy and commitment to the foundational principles for comprehensive institutions.

Implementation of the plan’s five goals, along with their accompanying objectives and strategies, supports VSU’s institutional mission and the University System of Georgia’s mission for comprehensive universities.

The story above demonstrates VSU's commitment to meeting the following goals:

Goal 1: Recruit, retain, and graduate a quality, diverse student population and prepare students for roles as leaders in a global society.

Goal 3: Promote student, employee, alumni, retiree, and community engagement in our mission.

Goal 4: Foster an environment of creativity and scholarship.

Visit http://www.valdosta.edu/administration/planning/strategic-plan.php to learn more.

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