DATES TO REMEMBER

     JUNE 29, 2015 THROUGH JULY 12, 2015

KINGSVILLE (Monday, June 29, 2015) Editor’s note: all of the events listed take place on the Texas A&M University-Kingsville campus unless otherwise noted. For additional information, call the number listed within each entry or contact Jason Marton in the Office of Marketing and Communications at 361-593-4143. For online information, visit us at www.tamuk.edu.    

REGISTRATION FOR ATHLETIC SUMMER CAMPS Go to javelinaathletics.com and click on the “Javelina Camps” banner for payment information on camps for athletic training, boy’s basketball and volleyball.

Tuesday, June 9 through Thursday, July 16 CAMP CONNER Registration is open for this summer program for children ages six through 12, held by the Conner Museum. Campers will have an opportunity to perform science experiments, participate in scavenger hunts and make a variety of crafts using paint, beads, wood and other art supplies. For information, call 361-593-2828 or go to the Conner Museum website at tamuk.edu/artsci/museum.

Wednesday, July 1 VOLLEYBALL SUMMER CAMP-BEGINNERS CAMP Camp time is 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Steinke Physical Education Center. Campers will be grouped by level of athleticism, experience and age. The camp staff will focus on developing volleyball skills in a fun and energetic environment. Registration is $55, with lunch and snack provided. Registration/check-in is at 8 a.m. For registration and more information, go to javelinaathletics.com and click on the “Javelina Camps” banner.

Wednesday, July 1 LAST CLASS DAY – FIRST SUMMER SESSION

Thursday, July 2 FINAL EXAMINATIONS – FIRST SUMMER SESSION; RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE at 6 p.m.

Thursday, July 2 - Sunday, July 5 VOLLEYBALL SUMMER CAMP-ALL-SKILLS CAMP Camp times are 2 p.m.-6 p.m. July 2, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 3-5, at the Steinke Physical Education Center. Campers must be 11 years old or more to participate. Campers will be grouped by level of athleticism, experience and age into Elite, Intermediate, or Beginner levels. The focus will be to develop all volleyball skills in a fun and energetic environment. Campers will also compete in competitive games.  Registration/check-in is at 1:30 p.m. July 2. The registration fee for commuter campers is $220 and $340 for overnight campers; overnight campers will have organized, nightly activities in the dorms. For registration and more information, go to javelinaathletics.com and click on the “Javelina Camps” banner.

Saturday, July 4 MIDSEMESTER POINT – TEN-WEEK SUMMER SESSION

Sunday, July 5 RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN at 9 a.m.

Sunday, July 5 – Friday, July 10 BOY’S BASKETBALL SUMMER CAMP Camp times are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. July 6-9, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 10, at the Steinke Physical Education Center. The camp is for ages 7-17 years old and will stress the basic fundamentals of basketball. This is accomplished through defensive station drills, ball handling, shooting, rebounding and passing. Each camper will receive intensive individual instruction. The camp will also include team and individual contests. Games will be played in the mornings and in the afternoons.  Check-in for overnight campers is July 5, between 5-6 p.m.; check-in for day campers is 7:30 a.m. July 6. Day campers should be dropped off between 7:30-8 a.m. and picked up by 5 p.m.; pick-up for overnight campers is between 4-5 p.m. July 10. The registration fee, after June 20, for day campers is $220 and $400 for overnight campers; overnight campers’ registration includes meals and housing. Overnight campers will have supervised activities planned for each night, including swimming, shooting contest, game room/bowling or movies. Campers may request a roommate.  For registration and more information, go to javelinaathletics.com and click on the “Javelina Camps” banner.

Monday, July 6 FIRST CLASS DAY – SECOND SUMMER SESSION

Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10 JAVELINA TENNIS CAMP at the Javelina Tennis Courts. This camp is for participants age 6-16. Athletes will learn the fundamental skills of Tennis from the Javelina Coaching Staff. In addition campers will be exposed to the importance of footwork, speed and agility as well as serving, forehand and backhand techniques. There will be a full-day option from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and half-day options at 8 a.m.-noon and at 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Athletes need to bring racquets, water bottle and lunch. Full-day registration costs $120 and half-day registration is $65. Go to javelinaathletics.com and click on the “Javelina Camps” banner to register.

Monday, July 6 through Thursday, July 23 COLLEGE FOR KIDS Students age seven through 15 are eligible to attend this three-week summer program that provides a unique learning environment outside the traditional classroom. Participants get to choose either academic or elective courses ranging from writing improvement to theatre, focused to provide improvement in core class academics and utilize curiosity and imagination with social and personal enhancement courses. All classes are held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students may choose full- or half-day options. Tuition for College for Kids is $395 for the full-time three week option and $220 for part-time for three weeks. Registration is open through Friday, July 3 through the Texas A&M-Kingsville Center for Continuing Education website at tamuk.edu/continuinged.

 

 

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