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Summer Camp information will be posted as it becomes available

Art Lab Camp
(STEM to STEAM with Odyssey Science)

Contact Janet Hupp
Email jhupp@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-3183
Dates & Times

July 20-31 Monday-Friday 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Grades 1-2: Primary Art Lab
Grades 3-5: Intermediate Art Lab
Grades 6-8: Advanced Art Lab

Ages 6–14
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/

Chinese Youth Camp

Contact Cathy McNeese
Email cmcnees@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-3208
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.
Ages 6–12
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.

Fee $250
Forms & Info Chinese Youth Camp Registration

Engineering Camp

Contact Chris Gordon, Camp Director
Email engineering@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-2541
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.
Fee $400
Forms & Info Engineering Camp Registration Form

Engineering Camp Website

Healthcare Diversity Summer Camp

Contact Dr. Lakesha Butler
Email lwiley@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-5119
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

Kindermusik Summer Camp

Contact Ellen Singh, Licensed Kindermusik Educator
Email esingh@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-2839
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
Let’s take a trip to the Wild Animal Park! We’ll slither like snakes and pounce like leopards, encounter tiny tree frogs and enormous elephants, and visit amazing habitats that are high and low, hot and cold, dry and rainy. Then, it’s time for the animals’ favorite activity, which they all do together. It’s the jungle hokey-pokey!

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

Odyssey Science Camp

Contact Dawn Olive
Email dolive@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-2149
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

Spanish Camp

Contact Esther Herrera
Email eherrer@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-3510
Dates & Times Monday–Friday, June 15–26, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ages 6-12
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.
Fee $250
Forms & Info Spanish Camp Website

Spanish Camp Brochure
Spanish Camp Registration Form
Photo Release Form
Waiver, Release of Liability and Health Information Forms

Summer String Institute

Contact Dr. Lenora Anop
Email lanop@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-5968
When & Where

Monday–Friday, June 15–19, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closing concert at 6 p.m. June 19

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:
Lenora-Marya Anop, Violin
Eliana Haig, Viola
Marta Simidtchieva, Cello
Fred Devaney, Double Bass
Michael Mishra, Orchestra
Vera Parkin, Accompanist

Fee $170 full day; $125 afternoon session
Forms & Info Summer String Registration Form

Summer Theater Workshop

Contact Ashley L. Miller, Cougar Camp Director
Email Ashley.Miller@slps.org
Phone (618) 650-2773
Dates & Times

Monday–Friday, June 1–12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Performances on June 12, 13, 14

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.”

Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 — 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 14 — 2 p.m.

Tickets: Donations at the door only!

Fee Before May 4: $320; After May 4: $350
Forms & Info Summer Theater Workshop Brochure

Writing Camp

Contact Adam Cleary, Camp Director
Department of English Language and Literature
Box 1431, SIUE
Edwardsville, IL 62016-1431
Email acleary@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-2284
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)
Writing Camp
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.

Fee $215
Forms & Info Writing Camp Brochure

Writing Camp Forms

Writing Camp Website

Sports Camps

Additional SIUE Sports Camps information, when available, can be found on the SIUE Cougars website.

Men’s Soccer Camps

Contact William Berger, Men’s Soccer Graduate Assistant
Email siuesoccercamp@gmail.com
Phone (618) 650-2468

Free Youth Clinic #1
April 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
boys and girls ages 5-13

Free Youth Clinic #2
April 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
boys and girls ages 5-13

Cougars Day Camp #1
June 15–19, 9 a.m. - noon
(SIUE Staff Discount, email siuesoccercamp@gmail.com for code)
boys and girls ages 5-13

SIUE Elite Summer Soccer Academy
July 8-11, 8 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. each day (early bird discount until April 15th)
boys ages 10-18 (overnight and commuter options)

SIUE Elite Summer Academy Team Camp
July 8-11, 8 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. each day
high school and club teams (overnight and commuter options)

Cougars Day Camp #2
July 27-31, 9 a.m. - noon
(SIUE Staff Discount, email siuesoccercamp@gmail.com for code)
boys and girls ages 5-13

Registration & Info Soccer Camps Website

Volleyball Camps

Contact Kendall Paulus, Assistant Coach, Camp Director
Email kpaulus@siue.edu
Phone (618) 650-5285
Individual Camps
Girls and boys entering grades 4–12 in fall 2015

2-Day All-Skills Camp 1
June 3–4 or July 20-21
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Lunch (NOT provided): 12-1:30 p.m.

Defense/Passing Camp
July 27, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Setting Camp
July 28, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

2-Day Attacking Camp
July 29-30, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Forms & Info Volleyball Camps Website

Wrestling Camps

Contact Jeremy Spates / Tommy Owen

jspates@siue.edu / thowen@siue.edu

Phone (618) 650-5211

July 6-15

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


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