Are YOUR kids ready for summer?

From writing workshops to karate, Nicholls State University offers camps for all

Special to the Herald-Guide

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THIBODAUX – Nicholls State University is offering numerous youth activities over the summer months. They include:

Academic Enrichment Program: (youth entering kindergarten through sixth grade) Monday through Friday from June 4 through July 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Cost: $215.

Art Classes: Session 1 - ages 6 to 8 on June 18 through 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Session 2 - ages 9 to 12 from June 18 through 22 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Session 3 - ages 9 to 12, June 25 through 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Session 4 - ages 6 to 8 from June 25 through 29 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $90 per session (registration deadline two weeks prior to first day of camp).

Chip Durham Baseball Day Camp: (boys entering kindergarten through eighth grades) May 30 through June 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $100 (includes daily lunch and T-shirt) Call 985-381-9008 to register.

J.P. Piper’s Boys Basketball Day Camp: (boys entering second through eighth grades) June 4 through 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $150 (includes T-shirt, ball and certificate) Call (985) 449-0321 to register.

J.P. Piper’s Father and Son Day Camp: (boys entering first through eighth grades and dads of all ages) June 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost: $80 (includes camp T-shirts). Call (985) 449-0321 to register.

Mark Cook’s Girls FUN-damentals Basketball Day Camp: (girls entering second through fifth grades) June 18 through 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $110 (includes camp T-shirt).

Mark Cook’s Girls Basketball Skills Overnight Camp: (girls entering fifth through 11th grades) from June 8 to 10. Cost: $125 (includes overnight accommodations and camp T-shirt).

Woodwind and Brass Day Camp: (music camp) Session 1 - students entering sixth through eighth grades from June 4 to 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Session 2 - students entering ninth through 12 grades from June 18 to 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $175 per session (includes daily lunch), or $200 with the inclusion of a one-hour private lesson (Room and board is available for an additional fee.) Registration deadline is May 29 for session 1 and June 11 for session 2.

Nicholls Cheerleader Camp (ages 4 to 13) July 21 through 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fee: $60 (includes camp T-shirt).

Child and Babysitting Safety for the Sitter: (ages 11 to 16) Wednesday, June 6 from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost: $60.

Colonel Camper: (youth entering kindergarten through sixth grades) Monday through Friday from June 4 to July 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $675 (includes two camp T-shirts and daily lunch). This camp combines academic enrichment program, lunch option and sports and activities camp.

Colonel in Training Junior Counselor Program: (ages 13 and up) from June 4 to July 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. Cost: $125.

Creative Learner Program: (youth entering sixth through 12th grades) from June 11 to 29 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Cost: $25 non-refundable application fee and $215 tuition due by June 1.

Creative Scholars Dyslexia Camp: (youth entering fifth through ninth grades) from July 31 to Aug. 4. Cost: $25 non-refundable application fee due by July 1, $200 day camp fee or $395 camp fee with overnight stay, due by July 10 upon acceptance.

Embracing Leadership Overnight Program: Session 1- girls ages 12 to 14 years from July 22 to 24. Session 2 - girls ages 15 to 16 years from July 26 to 28. Cost: $40 per session (includes housing, meals, two camp T-shirts and camp supplies).

Karate Kamp: (ages 4 to 12)July 30 to Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $69 (includes camp T-shirt).

Performing Arts Camp Presents: “Seussical Jr.” (best for students who have completed second grade) Session 1 - May 31 to June 28 from 8 a.m. to noon. Performance dates: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29 and 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 30. Session 2 - May 31 to June 28 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Performance dates: 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 1. Cost: $190 per session.

Ready! Set! Dance!: (girls ages 4 to 14) from July 9 to 13 and July 16 to 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $124 (includes camp T-shirt).

Science Adventures Camp – Gizmos, Gadgets and Goop: (youth entering kindergarten through sixth grades) Session 1 - from July 16 to 20 from 8 a.m. to noon. Session 2 - July 16 to 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. Fee: $109 per session (includes science kits and take-home materials).

Science Adventures Camp – Space and Rocketry: (youth entering kindergarten through sixth grades) Session 1 - from July 23 to 27 from 8 a.m. to noon. Session 2 - July 23 to 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. Fee: $109 (includes science kits and take-home materials). Registration deadline July 9.

Sports and Activities Camp: (ages 5 to 12) Session 1- June 4 to 8. Session 2 - June 11 to 15. Session 3 - June 18 to 22. Session 4 - June 25 to 29. Session 5 - July 2, 3, 5 and 6. Session 6 - July 9 to 13. Session 7 - July 16 to 20. All sessions meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Cost: $60 per session for 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 or 7, $50 for Session 5 (includes weekly field trips, snacks and camp T-shirt).

Sports and Activities Last Chance Camp: (ages 5 to 12) Session 8 - from July 23 to 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $150 (includes weekly field trips, snacks and camp T-shirt).

Boys and Girls Soccer Camp: (boys ages 5 to 12 and girls ages 5 to 18) farom June 5 to 7, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $85 (includes camp T-shirt and soccer ball).

•Star Power Theater Camp: (ages 5 to 21) Practices: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays from June 13 to July 25. Dress rehearsal: 4 p.m. on Friday, July 27. Performances: 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 28 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 29. Cost: $40 (includes camp T-shirt).

Early Drop-Off Program: includes breakfast, activities and escort to camp from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Cost: $18 per session.

Lunch Program: includes escort from morning camp, lunch, activities and escort to afternoon camp from 11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $35 per session.

Television Workshop: (ages 8 to 16) from July 30 to Aug. 3, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $185 (includes daily lunch).

Think, Remember, Write: (youth entering second through fourth grades) from July 16 to 20 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $95.

Girls Volleyball All Skills Camp: (girls ages 13 to 18) from June 25 to 27. Class meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 25 and 26, and 9 a.m. to noon on June 27. Cost: $100 (includes daily lunch and camp T-shirt).

Girls Setter/Hitter Volleyball Camp: (girls entering ninth through 12th grades) June 27 and 28. Class meets 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 27 and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 28. Cost: $80 (includes daily lunch and camp T-shirt), or $110 for camp with overnight accommodations.

All Skills Volleybabies: (girls ages 6 to 12). June 25 and 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: $50.

American All-Stars Dance, Drill and Cheer Team Camp: Overnight camp from July 26 to 30. Junior high overnight camp from June 13 to 15. For information, call 1-800-256-STAR.

Camp Brave Heart (ages 7 to 12 dealing with grief) June 2. For information, call 985-876-0163.

Eurotech Soccer Camp: from July 22 to 26. For information, call 1-800-679-9830 or visit www.eurotechsoccer.com.

Manning Passing Academy: from July 12 to 15. For information, send an e-mail to mpafootballcamp@netzero.net or visit www.manningpassingacademy.com.

Offensive and Defensive Football Lineman Camp: from June 23 to 26. For information, call 225-769-3030 or visit www.offdeflinecamp.com.

Steubenville on the Bayou Overnight Catholic Youth Retreat: (housing only) from June 29 to July 1. For information, visit www.steubenvilleonthebayou.com or call 985-446-8925.

Universal Cheerleading Association: from July 17 to 20. For information, call 1-800-378-6750 or visit www.varsity.com.

Those interested should register early due to limited class enrollment. For brochures and registration information, visit the Office of Continuing Education, Non-Credit Programs on the Nicholls State University Web site at www.nicholls.edu/cnc or call (985) 448-4444.

Send your summer camp activities to Lifestyles & Sports Editor Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com.




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