REGISTRATION UNDER WAY FOR LETOURNEAU SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS
Texas)—Enrollment is under way for LeTourneau University’s 2011 Summer
Camps for students entering grades K-12. Week-long academic and
athletic camps begin June 6 and run through August 5.
These camps are designed to help students enjoy hands-on learning
opportunities throughout the summer.
University is known for offering excellent academic and athletic camps
in a Christian environment,” said Marty Lane, director of Conference and
Event Services. The camp schedule and online
registration is available at www.letu.edu/camps. For questions call LeTourneau University’s Conference and Event Services at (903) 233-4090.
offering a collection of camps in art, creativity, robotics, science,
skills, fun and sports. Popular drama and cinema camps taught by Doris
Collier include: “Camp’s Got Talent” July 18-22,
“Stage Struck” June 20-24, “Next Stop: Hollywood” June 13-17, “Movie
Makers” and “Stage Fun” June 27-July 1. Collier has been leading popular
summer campus at LETU for many years for grades K-12.
is promoted in camps that teach new skills, such as “A Picture is worth
1000 Words” June 20-24, “Imaginarium” July 11-15, “Tape Art” July
18-22, “Cool Creations” June 20-24, “Kids’ Architecture”
June 27-July 1 and “ Wild World of Arts & Crafts” July 11-15.
camps will be guided again this year by the ever-popular Janice Park and
Paula Hjorth, both professional teachers of robotics. Due to high
demand, LETU has expanded robotic camp offerings
to include a second and third level for more advanced campers. LETU has
invested in new LEGO® equipment for these higher level camps. Another
new addition to our LEGO® camps this year will be “Lego: Battle Robots”
July 18-22, for a full day or half-day.
science and space camps will be taught by returning camp instructor Lee
Wilkinson, including: "LeTourneau Space Camp" June 13-17 and June
27-July 1; “Slime Ka-Boom” June 20-24 and July 18-22,
“Incredible Stuff” June 20-24 and July 18-22, “More Incredible Stuff”
July 11-15. This year a sister camp to Slime Ka-Boom called “More Super
Slime Ka-Boom” July 11-15 and another Space Camp “Space Camp Rocket
Summer” June 27-July 1 have been added for those
who wanted more from these popular camps. Wilkinson is an
Illinois-based professional camp director who travels all over the world
entertaining and educating children grades 2-8. Another popular science
camp instructor, Lance Homeniuk, will offer “Insane Science”
July 11-15 and “Jr. Engineers” July 11-15.
manners expert Amy Riestenberg will teach “Etiquette, Charm, and
Manners for Today’s Teen Girl” July 18-22 and “Say “No Thank you” to Bad
Manners!” Other skill camps include: “Basic
First Aid and Survival Skills” July 11-15, “Self Defense for Children”
June 6-10 and June 27- July 1 and “Introduction to Martial Arts” June
always popular “Flight: Pre-Flight” and “Flight: Pilot” camps will be
available as well as “Police Academy” and “Police Academy 2” camps this
camps include “Ancient Egypt” July 18-22 and “Medieval Times” June
13-17. Other camps include a superheroes camp “Hero Clix Camp” June
13-17; “Smorgasbord” June 13-17, and “Young Adventures”
June 6-10 and July 18-22 for the younger crowd.
camps for various ages and skill levels will include baseball, softball,
volleyball, basketball, and soccer camps, directed and instructed by
LETU coaches and student-athletes. Sports camps
offer basic skill development and extend to teach the finer points of
the games, depending upon the skill levels of the campers. One-on-one
instruction as well as team strategy is incorporated in all camps.
sports camps are designed to instill a love for and appreciation of
sports and develop each camper’s personal skill levels. Junior high and
high school campers will receive instruction aimed
at skill development for their school teams.
"Camp Sport Time" is offered for children who love multiple sports and want constant action. Call the Athletic Office at 903-233-3760 for more information.
University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university
offering academic majors in the aeronautical sciences, business,
education, engineering, the humanities and sciences.
LeTourneau University also offers graduate programs in business,
education, counseling, psychology, engineering, and strategic
leadership at the Longview campus and at education centers in Austin,
Bedford, Dallas, Houston and Tyler and online. Claiming every
workplace in every nation as its mission field, LeTourneau University
graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who
see life’s work as a holy calling with eternal impact.