|SUMMER CAMPS IN FULL SWING AT SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY
HAMMOND – Parents looking
for challenging, creative – and fun – summer activities for children can
find a wide variety of programs at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Registration for many summer
camps is currently underway and early sign-up is encouraged. Many of the
programs offer before and after care options.
Academic Adventures. The colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,
Science and Technology, and the Division of Continuing Education and Special
Activities are sponsoring the camps on Southeastern’s Hammond campus and
at the university’s St. Tammany Center.
In Hammond, students can
choose Italian, July 11-15; the Children’s Art Education Workshop, July
11-21 (Monday-Thursday, morning and afternoon sessions available); “Fantastic
Physics Fun, July 18-22, and “Gizmo’s Robot Factory,” July 25-29.
At the St Tammany Center
“Kids Just Like You Became Famous Explorers” is scheduled July 11-15, while
Digital Arts and Spanish camps will be held July 18-22. The center is on
the third floor of the St. Tammany Administrative Complex, 21454 Koop Drive,
north of Mandeville near the intersection of I-12 and Louisiana 59.
For more information about
Academic Adventures campus, visit www.selu.edu/summercamps or contact camps
coordinator Linda Munchausen, 985-549-3935.
The Southeastern Music Festival, sponsored by Southeastern’s
Community Music School, is scheduled weekdays July 5-15. A challenging
musical experience geared towards the needs of young musicians ages 8-17
or grades third through high school, SMF offers instruction on all orchestral
and band instruments, piano, voice, and guitar (all styles). Instruction
includes private lessons, large ensemble experience, concerts, master classes,
chamber music studies, and music rudiment and theory classes all provided
in a supportive and encouraging environment. Information and registration
forms are available at www.selu.edu/smf
or by calling 985-549-5502.
At the Young Writers Camp, scheduled August 1-5 at the Hammond
Regional Arts Center in downtown Hammond, children can explore the techniques
and rewards of writing under the guidance of the faculty of the Southeastern
Louisiana Writing Project. A registration form and contact information
is available at www.selu.edu/summercamps.
Several sessions of the Children's Summer Day Camp, one of Southeastern’s
oldest and most popular summer programs, are still available July 5-15
(registration deadline July 1) and July 18- 29 (registration deadline July
15). The day camp provides a variety of sport skill acquisition, physical
fitness, and recreational games for boys and girls ages five-12 years under
the guidance of trained Southeastern graduate and undergraduate students.
An online application is available at www.selu.edu/Academics/ContEd/daycamp05.html
or by calling 985-549-2301.
Southeastern will also be the site of a variety of sports, dance team
and cheerleader camps, coordinated by Continuing Education. Information
is available at www.selu.edu/Academics/ContEd.
For more information about Southeastern
summer camps, contact Continuing Education, 985-549-2301, the College of
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 985-549-2101, or the Community Music