May 20, 2015
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Jessica Pope
Communications and Media Relations Coordinator

Whitney N. Yarber, Communications Specialist

VSU Offers Dozens of Summer Camps for School-Age Children

VALDOSTA — During the 2015 summer, Valdosta State University is offering more than 60 fun and educational camps, covering everything from athletics and the arts to science and computers, for boys and girls ages 4 to 18.

 

 CAMP DISCOVERY

Let’s Act

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 1-5

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids will work on teamwork skills and stage presence while learning a play to perform for family and friends.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Tennis Fun

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 1-5

Where: VSU Tennis Courts

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basic skills of tennis, such as gripping the racquet, proper forehand/backhand swings, and serving. They will participate in tennis games and skills contests.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Kitchen Science

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 1-5

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn how to measure, mix, and decorate their own tasty treats while learning nutrition facts, mathematics, physics, and chemistry along the way.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Viva el Español!

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 1-5

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of Spanish and experience Latin culture through arts and crafts, music, and games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Make Your First Video Game

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) June 1-5

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn about conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sounds, and simple coding while designing their first 2D video game.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Dino Dig

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 8-12

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn about dinosaurs while engaging in projects, crafts, and games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Pop Art

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 8-12

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn about the world of Pop Art using paint, plywood, canvases, and other media.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

Kickboxing

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 8-12

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the fundamentals of kickboxing while improving cardiovascular fitness.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Stitch in Time

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 8-12

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of stitching while making crafts and projects.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Parlez-vous Français?

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 8-12

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of French language while experiencing French-themed games, music, food, and crafts.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

International Chefs

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 8-12

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 11 and older

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of menu planning and food safety while preparing and sampling simple foods from cultures all around the world, including China, Italy, Mexico, France, and Southern USA.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

App Attack!

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) June 8-12

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of mobile app design and game development using a specialized app and game development tool to design and customize their own game app.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Endangered Animals All Around Us

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will engage in projects and games that will teach them about local endangered species, including the American alligator, the green sea turtle, the gray bat, the Florida panther, the West Indian manatee, and the bald eagle.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Awesome Artists at the Seashore

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will learn simple techniques to create artwork using pastels, oil pastels, watercolor, and acrylic painting techniques. The theme is “seaside.”

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Saddle Up!

When: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 15-19

Where: Jacobs’ Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $145

Synopsis: Participants will learn beginning riding techniques, such as proper mounting and dismounting, as well as how to groom, saddle, and bridle horses.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Tennis, Anyone?

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19

Where: VSU Tennis Courts

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will learn basic tennis skills and progress to more advanced skills through agility drills, singles matches, double tennis, mini games, and more.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Landscapes & Seascapes

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 15-19

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will create their own beach-themed artwork with oil pastels, watercolors, and acrylic paints.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

LEGO Films and Stop Action!

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) June 15-19

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Kids will use their imagination to build their favorite action figures or LEGOs and create a short film.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Vocal Music Academy

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 11 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn to develop a consistent singing technique through breathing, mechanics of vocal production, resonance, and more.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Spanish Quickstart

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 15-19

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 11 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of Spanish and experience Latin culture.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Fun & Games

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 22-26

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will compete in relay races, obstacle courses, water games, and more indoor and outdoor activities.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Lego Junior: Section A

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 22-26

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-7

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will use their imagination to build towers, bridges, castles, and all sorts of creations using LEGOs. There will be group projects, challenges, and competitions.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Girl Power

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 22-26

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $90

Synopsis: Kids will learn about females who made a difference in the world through art projects, literature, experiments, and games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Kids in the Kitchen: INTERNATIONAL EDITION

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 22-26

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-11

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of kitchen safety and some math while preparing and sampling simple foods from cultures all around the world, including China, Italy, Mexico, France, and Southern USA.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Minecraft Designers

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) June 22-26

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of creating 3D models while designing skins for characters, and importing them into their favorite Minecraft games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Crafty Kids

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 22-26

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Using recyclable items, participants will create art pieces than can be taken home or given as gifts.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

What’s your Point? The Art of Public Speaking and Debate

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 22-26

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 10 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn the art of public speaking and debating, including academic debate, humorous interpretation, and spontaneous argument.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Secrets of the Rainforest

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 29-July 2

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Kids will explore the rainforests of the world while enjoying art projects, experiments, music, and games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Fun with Spanish

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 29-July 2

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn Spanish basics while participating in arts and crafts, music, and games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

All American Art

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 29-July 2

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $75

Synopsis: Participants will make art with a patriotic theme that celebrates Independence Day.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Code Breakers

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) June 29-July 2

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $135

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of coding Languages such as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Valdosta’s Next Top Models

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 29-July 2

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $70

Synopsis: Participants will learn self-esteem building skills while accepting and appreciating their physical attributes, good attitude, cooperation with others, and body alignment.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Horsemanship 101

When: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 29-July 3

Where: Jacobs’ Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $145

Synopsis: Participants will learn how to proper mount, dismount, and riding techniques. They will also learn how to groom, saddle, and bridle horses.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Crazy Science

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids will look through the eyes of a scientist by learning what is in a seed, looking closer at the elements of the earth, making water thermometers, and much more.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

Pet Projects

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will make projects centered around the pets in their lives, while learning about caring for different types of pets.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Abstract Animal Art

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will use random colors and shapes to create unique and personalized animal-themed art.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

G2: The Girl Gamers Club

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-11

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basic elements of 2D Game Design, while completing a tech challenge and a profile of the female stars of each tech world.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Kids in the Kitchen

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-11

Cost: $99

Synopsis: Kids will learn the basics of kitchen safety and some math while preparing and sampling a variety of main dishes, vegetables, salads, and deserts.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Cartooning

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 6-10

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn to create their own cartoon characters and place them in different surroundings. Participants will have the opportunity to create a comic strip, a one-frame cartoon, and even a comic book.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Kindergarten Ready

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 4-5

Cost: $90

Synopsis: This camp is designed to excite children going into kindergarten about learning. They will participate in introductory activities.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Math Magic

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will engage in games, both inside and outside, that use and broaden math skills. Other crafts and hands-on projects will also be available.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Around the World

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn about different parts of the world through art, songs, stories, crafts, and dance.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Incredible Insects

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Kids will learn about insects, including their life cycles, what they eat, and how they capture their prey, while completing a variety of bug projects and crafts.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Lego Junior: Section B

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-7

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will use their imagination to build towers, bridges, castles, and all sorts of creations using LEGOs. There will be group projects, challenges, and competitions.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Center Stage

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will explore all aspects of theater, including creating sets and discovering natural talents, while learning a play to present to family and friends.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Ultimate Claymation and Stop Action!

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) July 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: This camp will allow participants to produce a movie out of nothing but an idea and a piece of clay.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Big Beautiful Art

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 13-17

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 11 and older

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will draw, paint, and collage to create a large-format original artwork.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Awesome Artists in the Jungle

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 5-8

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Kids will create artwork with a jungle theme using pastels, oil pastels, watercolors, and acrylic paints.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Music Makers

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 6-8

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will learn about the art and history of music. They will make and play their own instruments while learning the different sounds each instrument makes.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Rainforest Art

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will create artwork with a rainforest theme using oil pastels, watercolors, and acrylic paints.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Broadway Bound

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $85

Synopsis: Participants will get vocal and drama coaching in this musical theater camp. Families will be invited to see the show at the end of the week.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Minecraft Modders

When: 9 a.m. to noon (ages 8-11) or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 11-14) July 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 8-14

Cost: $169

Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming to create their first mod. Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

Chemistry in the Kitchen

When: 9 a.m. to noon July 20-24

Where: Center for Continuing Education

Target Population: Kids ages 9-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: Participants will cook up some crazy chemical concoctions in the kitchen.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.

 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Computing Adventures at VSU

When: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22-26

Where: Nevins Hall

Target Population: Rising fourth through seventh graders

Cost: $225, includes lunch and camp T-shirt; additional $25 per camper sibling discount

Synopsis: Participants will have the opportunity to create Android smart-phone apps using App Inventor, a programming language developed by Google and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They will also build and program robots using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics kits.

More Info: Visit http:// http://cscamp.valdosta.edu/ for more information.

 

Camp Invention

When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 8-12

Where: Nevins Hall

Target Population: Kids entering grades first through six

Cost: $220

Synopsis: Participants will have the opportunity to rotate through integrated modules that will provide them with the opportunity to employ creative thinking and teambuilding skills to generate excitement and encourage a passion for innovation.

More Info: Visit www.campinvention.org for more information.

 

VSU ATHLETICS

Baseball: Instructional Showcase

When: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31

Where: Billy Grant Field

Target Population: High school juniors, seniors, and 2015 graduates; sophomore junior college players

Cost: $40

Synopsis: This camp is designed for prospective student-athletes to display their abilities to the Blazer Baseball staff, while continuing to develop and hone their skills by participating in a pro-style workout and live pitcher/batter match-ups.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

Baseball: Summer Baseball Academy

When: 10 a.m. to noon June 8-25

Where: Billy Grant Field

Target Population: Sixth through ninth grade students

Cost: $245, includes summer academy T-shirt

Synopsis: This camp is designed for the player who wants a challenge and is looking to improve his skills and game savvy in a structured team setting.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

Football: David Dean Youth Camp

When: 8 a.m. to noon May 26-29

Where: VSU Athletic Field House

Target Population: Kids ages 5-13

Cost: $100 per person

Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach basic fundamentals of playing football. Coaches will teach all positions.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

Football: David Dean Mini-Camp

When: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 18

Where: VSU Athletic Field House

Target Population: High school seniors looking to play at the next level

Cost: $40 per person

Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach the basic fundamentals and concepts of the Valdosta State Spread Offense and 4-3 Defense. This camp will be an opportunity for the Valdosta State coaching staff to evaluate student-athletes who are not normally seen in the immediate Valdosta State University area.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Men’s Basketball: 2015 Instructional Day Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 1-4

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Boys entering grades 5-12

Cost: $175, includes VSU basketball and T-shirt

Synopsis: The camp is designed to demonstrate the proper fundamentals in shooting, passing, dribbling, layup’s defense, free throws, and other basketball moves.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Men’s Basketball: 2015 Little Blazer Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22-25

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Boys entering grades 1-4

Cost: $125, includes VSU basketball and T-shirt

Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach the basic fundamentals taught in dribbling, passing, and shooting.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Men’s Basketball: 2015 Skills and Drills Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 19-20

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Boys entering grades 7-12

Cost: $95

Synopsis: This camp is open to serious and motivated players entering high school with a desire to play collegiate basketball. Participants will receive instruction specialized by position, with some overlapping of drills and contests.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Soccer: Session I & II

When: 8:30 a.m. to noon (half day) or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (full day) July 13-16 or July 20-23

Where: Blazer Soccer Field

Target Population: Kids ages 4-18

Cost: $140 for half day or $280 for full day

Synopsis: This camp is designed to improve the skills of players wishing to play at the next level. Participants will receive speed and agility training, participate in skill-building drills, and play games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Soccer: Session III Residential

When: July 19-23

Where: Blazer Soccer Field

Target Population: Girls ages 12-18

Cost: $390

Synopsis: This camp is designed to improve the skills of players wishing to play at the next level. Participants will receive speed and agility training, participate in skill-building drills, and play games.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Softball: Blazer Softball Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1-3

Where: Steel’s Diamond

Target Population: Kids ages 13-18

Cost: $120 for individuals or $115 for teams

Synopsis: Players will learn the techniques of the modern hitter, including the correct grip and set-up, proper bat path, and explosive lower half mechanics. Players will also learn the proper fundamentals for throwing and taking ground and fly balls as well as proper pitching techniques.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Softball: Blazer Softball Camp

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 8-10

Where: Steel’s Diamond

Target Population: Kids ages 8-12

Cost: $120 for individuals or $115 for teams

Synopsis: Players will learn the techniques of the modern hitter, including the correct grip and set-up, proper bat path, and explosive lower half mechanics. Players will also learn the proper fundamentals for throwing and taking ground and fly balls as well as proper pitching techniques.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Women’s Basketball: 2015 Rising Youth Hoops Camp

When: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 9-12

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Girls ages 5-12

Cost: $100; includes VSU basketball and T-shirt

Synopsis: This camp is designed for the development of the young player. Emphasis will be placed on shooting, passing, ball handling, and all fundamental aspects of the game of basketball.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.

 

Women’s Basketball: 2015 Post and Guard Skills Academy

When: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 27

Where: VSU P.E. Complex

Target Population: Girls entering grades 9-12

Cost: $100, includes lunch

Synopsis: This camp is designed to improve the skills of players wishing to play at the next level. Participants will utilize Lady Blazer practice drills that stress advanced ball handling and passing skills, offense, defense, and game control for point guards, and shooting guards and off guard/small forwards.  Drill work will include post moves and countermoves, post positioning, post passing, body balance, post defense, strength and conditioning, and more.

More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
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