|Dates & Times||
July 20-31 Monday-Friday 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Grades 1-2: Primary Art Lab
|Art Lab Camps Description||Primary Art Lab — explores a wide variety of topics through painting, sculpture, printmaking and crafts. Students learn about artists and what artists create. Young artists are encouraged to use creativity to express ideas about people, events, and places with a wide variety of media. Emphasis is on meeting the artistic needs of each child.
Intermediate Lab — provides hands-on experiences in drawing, painting, collage and printmaking as well as ceramics and sculpture. Students are shown how to communicate ideas through a number of two and three-dimensional processes. Emphasis is on creativity, originality and skill development with media and process.
Advanced Lab — offers intensive study in the studio areas of drawing and painting. Students are introduced to approaches used in drawing and painting with an emphasis on composition, subject selection and techniques. Students returning to the program will have the opportunity to resume their interests and direction with their work.
|Fee||$115 alone; $75 for Odyssey Science Participants|
|Forms & Info||siue.edu/artsandsciences/art/|
|Dates & Times||Beginner I — M–F, June 1-12, 9 a.m – 2:30 p.m.
Beginner II — M–F, July 13-24, 9 a.m – 2:30 p.m.
|Chinese Camps Description||In the Chinese Summer Camp, students will engage in a wide range of exciting learning and recreational activities that will develop their communication skills in Chinese. They will be able to ask and answer questions, learn basic vocabulary, and comprehend spoken Chinese through context about everyday topics. We will emphasize the communicative and interactive approach to the teaching of foreign languages.
Students will be immersed in the culture of China by making a variety of different crafts. Students will learn about Chinese history, art, and its culture.
|Forms & Info||Chinese Youth Camp Registration|
|Contact||Chris Gordon, Camp Director|
|Dates & Times||Sunday–Friday, June 7-12, 21-26, or July 5-10|
|Ages||Entering freshman – senior in fall 2015|
|Engineering Camp Description||The engineering summer camp is designed to introduce participants to various area of engineering, computer science, and construction.|
|Forms & Info||Engineering Camp Registration Form|
|Contact||Dr. Lakesha Butler|
|Dates & Times||Monday–Friday, June 22-26|
|Ages||Entering sophomore, junior or senior in fall 2015|
|Healthcare Diversity Camp Description||Students selected will spend 5 days at the SIUE Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing and Dental Medicine, learning about each profession and developing skills that will be useful to them in becoming a successful college student. The program is open to minority rising sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled in a Madison, St. Clair or St. Louis County high school. Participants will spend 4 evenings in SIUE Student Housing, interacting with other participants, college students and faculty members. The program is free of charge to participants.|
|Forms & Info||SIUE Healthcare Diversity Summer Camp Application|
|Contact||Ellen Singh, Licensed Kindermusik Educator|
|When & Where||Monday–Thursday, June 13-16
(one 45-minute class per day; choice of 5:45 or 6:45 p.m.)
SIUE Early Childhood Center (ECC)
|Ages||Parents and children ages 2 to 5 years|
|Kindermusik Camp Description||Kindermusik is a music and movement program with curriculum for children ages birth through seven years old. More specifically, Kindermusik classes provide a holistic musical and learning experience in the critical first years of young children and their families. This developmental program, guided by a proven methodology combining music and childhood development, provides opportunities to foster child-parent relationships and gain a lifelong love of music and learning. This program is great preparation for future Suzuki students as well! It is taught by a trained and licensed Kindermusik educator. The SIUE Suzuki Program presents “Kindermusik with Ellen Singh” which provides you with this program!
Theme: Wild Animal Park
|Fee||$50 for first child / $25 for each additional sibling (Tuition includes 4 Classes AND Digital At-Home Materials)|
|Forms & Info||siue.edu/artsandsciences/music/suzuki/kindermusik.shtml|
|Dates & Times||Monday–Friday, July 20–31, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(Optional STEAM Art Experience from 3:30-5:30 p.m.)
|Ages||See camp descriptions below|
|Odyssey Science Camps Description||Explorers (entering grades 2-3) – Introduces basic concepts of science with activity based instruction, including laboratory exercises and outdoor experiences.
Voyagers (entering grades 3-4) – Builds on concepts introduced in Explorers with more in depth laboratory exercises and outdoor activities.
Math Movers & Shakers (entering grades 4-5) – Takes a playful approach to math though puzzles, games and exploration of real world connections and applications.
Super Sleuths (entering grades 5-6) – Emphasizes the importance of observations skills as students learn crime investigation techniques such as collecting evidence, finger printing techniques and blood spatter analysis.
Disaster Academy (entering grades 6-7) – Examines how the the world prepares for (and survives) large scale disasters and disease outbreaks – including zombies!
Geared Up (entering grades 7-8) – Focuses on constructing Lego Mindstorms using a simple visual programming language for beginners - no prior experience needed. (limited enrollment)
Cosmic Investigators (entering grades 8-9) – Explore space by building telescopes, engineer tools to investigate Earth’s upper limits and investigate possible life on other planets.
|Fee||$225, including a $25 non-refundable deposit|
|Forms & Info||Odyssey Science Camps Website|
|Dates & Times||Monday–Friday, June 15–26, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.|
|Spanish Camps Description||Offered by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature to promote intercultural awareness and foreign language learning in our community. In this Spanish Summer Camp, students will engage in a wide range of exciting learning and recreational activities that will develop their communication skills in Spanish. They will be able to ask and answer questions, learn vocabulary, and comprehend spoken Spanish through context about everyday topics. We will emphasize the communicative and interactive approach to the teaching of foreign languages.|
|Forms & Info||Spanish Camp Website|
|Contact||Dr. Lenora Anop|
|When & Where||
Monday–Friday, June 15–19, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dunham Hall – SIUE Music Department
|Ages||Entering Grades 9-12|
|Summer String Institute Description||For intermediate and advanced strings (violin, viola, cello, double bass) entering grades 9-12. Other ages with permission – please contact Dr. Anop.
Solo, Chamber Music, and Orchestra.
An intensive week of wonderful music making filled with private instruction, technique work, chamber music coachings and rehearsals, practice sessions, performance opportunities, masterclasses, pedagogy, listening, score study, and chamber orchestra.
Studies with SIUE collegiate String Faculty:
|Fee||$170 full day; $125 afternoon session|
|Forms & Info||Summer String Registration Form|
|Contact||Ashley L. Miller, Cougar Camp Director|
|Dates & Times||
Monday–Friday, June 1–12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
|Ages||Cub Camp: entering grades K-4
Cougar Club: entering grades 5-8
Cougar Conservatory: entering grades 9-12
|Summer Theater Workshop
|The students will perform in Willy Wonka, Jr. by Roald Dahl, based on the book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
Tickets: Donations at the door only!
|Fee||Before May 4: $320; After May 4: $350|
|Forms & Info||Summer Theater Workshop Brochure|
|Contact||Adam Cleary, Camp Director
Department of English Language and Literature
Box 1431, SIUE
Edwardsville, IL 62016-1431
|Dates||Session I — June 8– 19
Session II — July 6–17
|Times||Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.|
|Ages||8-18 (or entering grades 3 – Senior in fall 2015)|
|The 33rd annual SIUE Summer Writing Day Camp is an attractive opportunity for youths ages 8 to 18 who wish to combine learning with recreation. Presented through the Department of English Language and Literature, the Writing Day Camp offers intensive and practical development in basic writing skills in combination with a full and vigorous recreational program.
Students are grouped according to their grade level in school, with groups averaging about 12 students each. Total enrollment is limited to 78 student-campers per session. The camp director is assisted by a staff comprising area elementary and secondary school and University teachers and recreational counselors. The adult:student ratio in the Writing Camp is about 1 to 8.
|Forms & Info||Writing Camp Brochure|
|Contact||William Berger, Men’s Soccer Graduate Assistant|
Free Youth Clinic #1
Free Youth Clinic #2
Cougars Day Camp #1
SIUE Elite Summer Soccer Academy
SIUE Elite Summer Academy Team Camp
Cougars Day Camp #2
|Registration & Info||Soccer Camps Website|
|Contact||Kendall Paulus, Assistant Coach, Camp Director|
Girls and boys entering grades 4–12 in fall 2015
2-Day All-Skills Camp 1
2-Day Attacking Camp
|Forms & Info||Volleyball Camps Website|
|Contact||Jeremy Spates / Tommy Owen|
Fees vary per camp; see website for details
|Ages||6 and up through 12th grade (entering in fall 2015)|
|Description||A 5-day technique/team camp and/or a 10-day intensive training camp. You will be coached by SIUE wrestling Coaches, current wrestlers as well as clinicians. Last year’s camps featured 4-time NCAA Champion Kyle Dake and 2-time NCAA Champion Teyon Ware.|
|Forms & Info||Wrestling Camps Website|