May 10, 2017
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Jordan West
Communications Specialist

VSU Hosts Dozens of Summer Camps for Children

VALDOSTA — This summer, Valdosta State University is offering more than 60 fun and educational camps, including everything from athletics and the arts to science and technology, for children ages 5 to 18.
 
CAMP DISCOVERY
 
All-Day Rec Room
 
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 30-June 2
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 and older
 
Cost: $150
 
Synopsis: Children will enjoy a wide range of recreation 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.
 
 
The Rec Room: Star Wars
 
When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 5-9
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 and older
 
Cost: $75
 
Synopsis: Participants will enjoy Star Wars-themed activities, including making light sabers, Yoda ears, and a Death Star.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
Fear Factor: Kids’ Edition
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 5-9
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will enjoy scary, messy, and fun challenges 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.
 
 
Crazy Science
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 5-9
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 6 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Children will learn about the components of a seed, examine elements, make their own water thermometers, construct a treat for birds, 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.
 
 
Awesome Artists in the Jungle
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 5-9
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Participants will create jungle-themed artwork 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.
 
 
Rainforest Art
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 5-9
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Participants will create rainforest-themed artwork using oil pastels, watercolors, acrylic paints, stitching, and multimedia materials.
 
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 Animators
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 5-9
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn how to bring their favorite Minecraft characters to life as they create their own animated 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.
 
 
Star Wars Stop Animation
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 5-9
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Children will bring their favorite Star Wars characters or action figures to life as they create their own animated 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.
 
 
Saddle Up!
 
When: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 12-16
 
Where: Jacobs’ Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center Inc., located at 5866 Bradford Road North in Hahira
 
Target Population: Children ages 6 to 8
 
Cost: $145
 
Synopsis: Children will learn beginning horse riding techniques, including proper mount and dismount, grooming, saddling, and bridling.
 
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 12-16
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Children will learn the basics of Spanish while participating in arts and crafts, games, and music.
 
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 12-16
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn all about their favorite 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.
 
 
Tennis, Anyone?
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 12-16
 
Where: VSU Tennis Courts
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Participants will develop basic tennis skills and progress to more advanced skills through agility drills, singles matches, doubles tennis, mini games, and contests. The week will conclude with a tennis tournament.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
Sweet Treats: Fun with Fondant
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 12-16
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn how to decorate baked goods with fondant and have the opportunity to create Emoji cookies, cupcake toppers, 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.
 
 
App Attack
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 12-16
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will explore the world of web-based mobile apps and have the opportunity to create their own 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.
 
 
Around the World
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 12-16
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn about a different place in the world each day through 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.
 
 
Game Labs: Collaborate/Create/Compete in the Ultimate Video Game Experience
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 12-16
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will explore advanced-level editing, simple three-dimensional modeling, intermediate scripting, the impact of game play on user experience, and have the opportunity to develop their own 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.
 
 
The Rec Room: The Amazing Race
 
When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 12-16
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 and older
 
Cost: $75
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn about other parts of the world while performing challenges as a team. The week will end with a water 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.
 
 
Pet Lovers
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 19-23
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Children will make craft projects centered around the pets in their lives and learn about caring for different types of pets. They will also have the opportunity to interact with some furry visitors.
 
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 June 19-23
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of coding languages like HyperText Markup Language (HTML), JavaScript, and Cascading Style Sheets (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.
 
 
Viva el Español!
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 19-23
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of Spanish and experience Latin culture through arts and crafts, games, and music.
 
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 June 19-23
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 6 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Children will create and play their own instruments as well as learn about the science and art of music.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
Art Through the Ages I
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 19-23
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 and older
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will earn about the history of art by creating their own masterpieces based on past eras, from cave drawings to the Middle Ages. 
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
Toy Designers: Make Your First Toy
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 19-23
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn how to sculpt, texture, and render their first toy.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
The Rec Room: Fun and Fitness
 
When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 19-23
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 and older
 
Cost: $75
 
Synopsis: Participants will have fun while learning basic techniques for getting fit and staying healthy. The week will end with a water 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.
 
 
Superhero Academy
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Children will create their own superhero name and persona while refining their art, design, and writing skills. 
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
On Stage
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 6 to 12
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will explore all aspects of theater and present a play to their family and friends 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.
 
 
Art Through the Ages II
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 and older
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn about the history of art by creating their own masterpieces based on past eras, from the Renaissance to modern abstract expressionism. 
 
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 26-30
 
Where: VSU Tennis Courts
 
Target Population: Children ages 6 to 8 
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn the basic skills of tennis, such as gripping the racquet, proper forehand and 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.
 
 
Minecraft Designers
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will explore the basics of creating three-dimensional models and customs maps and learn how to import their creations 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.
 
 
Build with Legos: Section A
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Children will use their imaginations to build towers, bridges, castles, 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.
 
 
Around the Nation
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Children will learn about the many people and places that make up the “melting pot” of the United States in this fun and informative camp.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
The Art of Public Speaking and Debate
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 10 and older
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn several types of public speaking, 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.
 
 
Broadway Bound
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 18
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn acting and vocal techniques and perform a play for family and friends 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.
 
 
Make Your First 2-D Video Game
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 26-30
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will explore conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, simple coding, and more as they create a two-dimensional 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.
 
 
Lego Comics: Design Your Own Adventure!
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 3-7 (Camp will not meet on July 4)
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $135
 
Synopsis: Participants will be the star in their own digital Lego 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.
 
 
All American Art
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 3-7 (Camp will not meet on July 4)
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 6 to 12
 
Cost: $79
 
Synopsis: Participants will use a variety of media to create patriotic-themed 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.
 
 
Digital Storytellers
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 3-7 (Camp will not meet on July 4)
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 11 to 14
 
Cost: $135
 
Synopsis: Participants will conceptualize a plot, design a storyboard, add dialogue, and watch as the characters in their imaginations come to life in their digital novel.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
The Rec Room: Stars and Stripes
 
When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. July 3-7 (Camp will not meet on July 4)
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 and older
 
Cost: $65
 
Synopsis: Participants will enjoy activities, games, and crafts with a patriotic twist.
 
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. July 10-14
 
Where: Jacobs’ Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center Inc., located at 5866 Bradford Road North in Hahira
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $145
 
Synopsis: Children will learn beginning horse riding skills, including proper mount and dismount, riding techniques, grooming, saddling, bridling, 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.
 
 
Build an Electric Car
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 10-14
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn concepts of engineering and electronics and create an electric car they will race 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.
 
 
Paint Like Pollock
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 10-14
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education 
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 and older
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Drawing inspiration from Jackson Pollock’s adventurous paintings, participants will create their own abstract works of art, combining movement and dance in the creation of their paintings.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
Bookworms
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 10-14
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education 
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will draw inspiration from stories written by authors like Eric Carle and Dr. Seuss to create hands-on 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.
 
 
Survivor VSU
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 10-14
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education 
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Children will enjoy challenges, water games, and obstacle courses.
 
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. July 10-14
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education 
 
Target Population: Children ages 11 and older
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of French while experiencing French-themed arts and crafts, games, music, and food. 
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
The Rec Room: Survivor
 
When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. July 10-14
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 and older
 
Cost: $75
 
Synopsis: Participants will enjoy challenges, games, and obstacle courses. The week will end with a water 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.
 
 
Build With Legos: Section B
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 17-21
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Children will use their imaginations to build towers, bridges, castles, 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.
 
 
STEM Explorers
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 17-21
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 6 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will experience science, technology, engineering, and math through hands-on activities including circuits, magnets, robotics, 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.
 
 
Awesome Artists at the Seashore
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 17-21
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Participants will create seaside-themed artwork 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.
 
 
Fun on the Farm with Drones
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 17-21
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn how to maneuver and operate a drone with various simulations and discover how drone technology is being integrated into agriculture.
 
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: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 17-21
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 6 to 8
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Children will enjoy games, crafts, and other activities all while exploring concepts in math.
 
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. July 17-21
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 9 to 12
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Participants will create beach-themed artwork using oil pastels, watercolors, acrylic paints, stitching, and multimedia materials.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
The Rec Room: Magic
 
When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. July 17-21
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 and older
 
Cost: $75
 
Synopsis: Participants will create a magic wand, hat, and fortuneteller. The week will end with a magic show. 
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
Portraits Like Picasso
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 24-28
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 and older
 
Cost: $89
 
Synopsis: Participants will create a self-portrait and portraits of other students in the style of Pablo Picasso.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Continuing Education on the web at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education for more information.
 
 
Eats without Heat
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 24-28
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 to 8
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Children will explore fun, hands-on recipes that can be made without cooking.
 
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 July 24-28
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of modding, introductory coding, and programming to create their first mod in 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.
 
 
Make Your First 3-D Video Game
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 24-28
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 8 to 12
 
Cost: $169
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn the physics behind three-dimensional games and explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling as they create their own 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.
 
 
The Rec Room: Anything Goes
 
When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. July 24-28
 
Where: VSU’s Center for Continuing Education
 
Target Population: Children ages 5 and older
 
Cost: $75
 
Synopsis: Participants will have the opportunity to do their favorite Rec Room activities again or come up with brand new ones.
 
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
 
Political Science Summer Camp 2017
 
When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6-7
 
Where: VSU’s University Center Cypress Room
 
Target Population: Middle and high school students
 
Cost: $80
 
Synopsis: Participants will explore American and international politics, policy, and diplomacy through interactive simulations and guest speakers.
 
More Info: Visit www.valdosta.edu/pols/camp for more information.
 
 
Camp Invention
 
When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 June 12-16
 
Where: VSU’s West Hall
 
Target Population: Students entering grades K-6
 
Cost: $225
 
Synopsis: Presented in partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention is designed to inspire future innovators and build their confidence in the natural ability to dream and create. Children are presented fun, hands-on challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship, and innovation.
 
VSU ATHLETICS
 
Women’s Basketball: Lady Blazer Basketball Elite Camp
 
When: Noon to 5 p.m. June 3
 
Where: VSU’s P.E. Complex
 
Target Population: Girls entering grades 9-12
 
Cost: $75
 
Synopsis: This camp will place an emphasis on individual player skill development. Students will learn drill sequences and participate in 5-on-5 competition.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Football: Night of Champions
 
When: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 4
 
Where: VSU Athletic Fieldhouse
 
Target Population: Students entering grades 9-12
 
Cost: $45
 
Synopsis: This camp is designed for high school students who want to learn position-specific drills, showcase their abilities, and compete with other campers at a higher level.
 
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 noon June 5-7
 
Where: Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park
 
Target Population: Children ages 12 to 17
 
Cost: $100
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn modern-day hitting techniques, proper fundamentals for throwing and taking ground balls and fly balls, and pitching techniques.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Women’s Basketball: Kid’s Camp
 
When: 8 a.m. to noon June 5-8
 
Where: VSU’s P.E. Complex
 
Target Population: Girls ages 5 to 13
 
Cost: $100
 
Synopsis: This camp is designed for the development of the young player and will focus on basic basketball skills.
 
 
Youth Football Camp
 
When: 8 a.m. to noon June 5-9 (Camp will not meet on June 7)
 
Where: VSU Athletic Fieldhouse
 
Target Population: Students entering grades 1-6
 
Cost: $75
 
Synopsis: This camp is designed to teach participants the basic fundamentals of playing football through a series of fun and exciting obstacle courses, individual skills development, competitions, and team bonding activities.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Football: TitleTown Showcase
 
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 7
 
Where: VSU Athletic Fieldhouse
 
Target Population: Students entering grades 9-12
 
Cost: $45
 
Synopsis: This camp offers participants the unique ability to refine their position skills and showcase their abilities. It will include events such as the 40-yard dash, pro shuttle, vertical jump, advanced technique position drills, and other competitions.
 
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 noon June 12-14
 
Where: Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park
 
Target Population: Children ages 12 to 18
 
Cost: $100
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn modern-day hitting techniques, proper fundamentals for throwing and taking ground balls and fly balls, and pitching techniques.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Soccer: Session I
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon June 12-15 (half day) or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 12-15 (full day)
 
Where: VSU Athletic Field House
 
Target Population: Students ages 5 to 18
 
Cost: $100 for half day, $195 for full day
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn both technical and tactical skills through a fun and exciting curriculum designed for all skill levels.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Soccer: Residential Camp
 
When: 1 p.m. June 13 to noon June 16
 
Where: VSU Athletic Field House
 
Target Population: Girls entering grades 9-12 
 
Cost: $330
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn both technical and tactical skills through a fun and exciting curriculum designed for all skill levels.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Men’s Basketball: Post Camp
 
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16-17
 
Where: VSU’s P.E. Complex
 
Target Population: Boys entering grades 7-12
 
Cost: $95
 
Synopsis: This camp is designed for players who want to learn and play inside the post. Participants will learn basic and advanced concepts as well as offensive low block moves taught in a one-on-one setting.
 
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 noon June 19-21
 
Where: Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park
 
Target Population: Children ages 12 to 17
 
Cost: $100
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn modern-day hitting techniques, proper fundamentals for throwing and taking ground balls and fly balls, and pitching techniques.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Men’s Basketball: Little Blazer Camp
 
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19-22
 
Where: VSU’s P.E. Complex
 
Target Population: Boys entering grades 1-4
 
Cost: $125
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting, as well as have the opportunity to compete with other campers.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Men’s Basketball: Skills & Drills Camp
 
When: 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. June 23 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24
 
Where: VSU’s P.E. Complex
 
Target Population: Boys entering grades 7-12
 
Cost: $95
 
Synopsis: This camp is designed for players with a desire to play basketball at the collegiate level. Participants will learn advanced skills, position-specific techniques, collegiate practice drills, and more.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Football: TitleTown Quarterback Showdown
 
When: 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 24
 
Where: VSU Athletic Fieldhouse
 
Target Population: Students entering grades 6-12
 
Cost: $99
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn advanced position techniques from quarterback coaches and have the opportunity to showcase their skills at a championship finale.
 
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 noon June 26-28
 
Where: Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park
 
Target Population: Children ages 12 to 18
 
Cost: $100
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn modern-day hitting techniques, proper fundamentals for throwing and taking ground balls and fly balls, and pitching techniques.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Men’s Basketball: Instructional Day Camp
 
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 12-15
 
Where: VSU’s P.E. Complex
 
Target Population: Boys entering grades 5-12
 
Cost: $175
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn fundamental techniques for shooting, dribbling, lay-ups, defense, free throws, and more, as well as have the opportunity to compete with other campers.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
Soccer: Session II
 
When: 9 a.m. to noon July 24-27 (half day) or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 24-27 (full day)
 
Where: VSU Athletic Field House
 
Target Population: Students ages 5 to 18
 
Cost: $100 for half day, $195 for full day
 
Synopsis: Participants will learn both technical and tactical skills through a fun and exciting curriculum designed for all skill levels.
 
More Info: Visit Valdosta State University Athletics on the web at www.vstateblazers.com for more information.
 
 
 
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