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2013 UNCG Summer Camps

Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 by CommunityEngagement.

Reposted from UNCG Campus Weekly

UNCG Summer Music camp
This camp, now in its 31st season, provides music offerings for students in grades 6 through 12 in band, orchestra, chorus and piano. It will be offered two weeks:
July 7 – 12, 2013
July 14 – 19, 2013

“America’s most popular music camp” anticipates more than 1,750 campers this year. It is led by Dr. John Locke. Information, a brochure and the registration form may be accessed at www.smcamp.org. The Facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/UNCGSummerMusicCamp.

UNCG Young Writers’ Camp
This two-week camp, in its second year, is for students in grades 3-12. It will be offered July 15-July 26, 2013, in the UNCG School of Education Building.

Campers will create 21st century texts using digital tools such as storyboarding, blogging, and movie-making during this two-week camp experience. The camp introduces young writers to the writing process, unlocks strategies of professional writers, and supports a variety of writing styles. Visit www.youngwriterscampuncg.weebly.com for registration and additional information.

All-Arts, Sciences & Technology Camp
The All-Arts, Sciences & Technology Camp is designed to give in-depth, hands-on instruction in the arts, sciences, and technology. The camp also includes recreation, citizenship and multicultural entertainment. It offers one-week sessions for ages 7-15 at UNCG and NC State, and is operated by UNCG’s Division of Continual Learning. There are overnight and all-day options. Its week at UNCG is July 21-26, 2013.

It offers a 10 percent discount for UNCG faculty and staff.

Visit allarts.uncg.edu to see details – or to register. The Facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/pages/All-Arts-Sciences-Technology-Camp/97646321776

N.C. Summer Program for Kids
The North Carolina Summer Program for Kids is a highly structured, fun and supportive summer day camp program for 7 to 12-year-olds with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) that brings together the psychological treatment expertise of the AD/HD Clinic at UNCG and the specialized teaching expertise of Noble Academy.

This new program is a modified version of the highly successful Summer Treatment Program (STP) originally developed by Dr. William E. Pelham. Due to its consistent research support and strong appeal to parents and children alike, the STP has been recognized as a model program by numerous national groups. The NC Summer Program for Kids is the only program in North Carolina modeled after Dr. Pelham’s STP. The program, on the campus of Noble Academy, will run from June 17 through August 2. For more details, visit www.ncsummerprogramforkids.org or call Dr. Jennifer Sommer at 336-346-3192, ext. 304.

UNCG Summer Sport Camps
Girls’ and boys’ basketball, baseball, softball, girls’ and boys’ soccer, tennis, volleyball and lacrosse are offered as part of the UNCG Athletics camps. Various ones are offered on select weeks. A discount of 10 percent for UNCG faculty and staff is offered. For more information and to register visit www.UNCGSportsCamps.com

Summer Dance Technique Intensive
The Department of Dance offers the Summer Dance Technique Intensive, a program designed for the intermediate/advanced level upper-age high school dance student and college/university dancers. The intensive runs for one week: June 10 – 14.
Applicants are required to supply contact information for two dance instructors, to speak to student technical level. Fees will be assessed through the Division of Continual Learning. Details are at http://performingarts.uncg.edu/summer-dance-intensive/.

“IT is for Girls” Summer Camp
UNCG is working in collaboration with Guilford County Schools to increase awareness about IT education and careers among middle-school girls. A camp will be held July 8-12, 2013. Participants will create animations and video games using MIT’s “SCRATCH” software, design web pages, develop Android mobile apps, create a video production, work with LEGO Robotics and more. Details for this camp at the Bryan School are at http://wiit.uncg.edu/registration_info.htm