UT Summer Camps 2009

 

What are your kids doing this summer? If you need some ideas, look to UT Knoxville, which offers a variety of exciting camps for all ages.

Summer camps – which range from athletics, like soccer and basketball, to the arts, like theater and design — are fun, educational and provide kids with a safe environment to express their creativity and explore their talents.

Here is a list of camps that UT offers for people to enjoy.

4-H

For more information about all of these, contact your county extension office.

Junior 4-H Camp

Grades: 4-6
*Contact your local county office for prices and dates.

4-H Ed-venture Camp

Grades: 6-8
*Contact your local county office for prices and dates.

4-H Target Smart Camp
June 29-July 2
Grades: 5-12
Location: W.P. Ridley 4-H Center, Columbia, TN
Cost: $200
*Transportation is the responsibility of individual participants.

4-H Electric Camp
June 23-26
Grades: 6-7
Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cost: $150
*Must be enrolled in 4-H. This fee includes the cost of meals, lodging, field trips, insurance, program, etc. Transportation fees are covered by members of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association.

4-H Camp Explore Summer Environmental Camp
July 20-24
Grades: 4-6
Location: Clyde Austin 4-H Center, Greenville, TN
Cost: $250, Early Bird Price: $225
*Camp is open statewide to the first 180 students who send in their reservation, so don’t delay. Nonrefundable deposit of $25 required to reserve your spot. Send in your full payment before July 1 and pay only $225. Transportation is the responsibility of individual participants.

Architecture and Design

Design Matters Camp
June 21-27
Grades: 10-12
Cost: $900
*Cost includes materials, equipment and computers; on-campus housing and meal tickets to campus dining; field trip admission tickets; transportation to and from off-campus sites; and walking tours of downtown Knoxville and the campus. Full and partial camp scholarships, which many participants rely on in order to participate, are available.

For further information on Design Matters 2009, contact:
Emily Pace, assistant director of Design Matters, at 865-974-3730, epace1@utk.edu
Laurie Roberson, director of Student Services, at (865) 974-3258, lrobers4@utk.edu

or visit the Design Matters website.

Early Learning Center

All Camps:
Grades: 1-4
Camp hours: 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Drop-off begins daily at 7:30 a.m., and pickup ends at 5:30 p.m.
Location: The Early Learning Center, 1206 White Ave., on UT Knoxville campus
Cost: $185 per week
*”Summer Fun & Games,” is $135 and “Lights! Camera! Action!” is $370
Registration: $50, nonrefundable
*This registration fee does not count toward camp tuition, but it does include a camp T-shirt.

Early-bird discount: Sign up for the full 10-week package no later than June 1 and receive a $300 discount off camp costs.
Sibling discount: Siblings of a full-price camp participant receive a 10 percent discount.

Schedule of Camps:

Kids on the Town
June 1-5

Time Travels
June 8-12

It’s SO Easy Being Green
June 15-19

Games People Play
June 22-26

Summer Fun & Games
June 29-July 2
Cost: $135 (4 days)

Lights! Camera! Action!
July 6-13 & 13-17
Cost: $370 (2 weeks)

Money, Money, Money
July 20-24

The Amazing UT Race
July 27-31

Sam I Am-Who Are You?
August 3-7

For more information visit the CAMPUS Kids Summer Camp website.

McClung Museum

All Camps:
Grades: 4-6
Location: McClung Museum, 1327 Circle Park Drive, UT Knoxville campus
Cost: $99 per child per session; $89 per child for museum members
For more information, visit the McClung Museum website.
*Minimum number of students per session—6; maximum number per session—10

Dig It! Fun with Fossils
Session 1: July 13-17, 1 to 4 p.m. each day (five classes)
Deadline for registration is July 3.
Session 2: July 20-24, 1 to 4 p.m. each day (five classes)
Deadline for registration is July 10.

Archaeokids: Exploring Ancient Art & Archaeology
Session 1: June 22-26, 9 a.m. to noon each day (five classes)
Deadline for registration is June 12.
Session 2: July 27-31, 9 a.m. to noon each day (five classes)
Deadline for registration is July 17.
*Possibly involves a visit to a local archaeological site to see an ongoing excavation or to an archaeological laboratory.

Theater

Grades: 9-12
Location: Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre, on UT Knoxville Campus next to Clarence Brown Theatre
Cost: $525, parking (optional): $27; Total: $552
*20 participants will be accepted in each session on a first-come, first-served basis.

FIRST SESSION: June 22-July 3; Monday-Friday;
from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. (no classes on the weekend)
SECOND SESSION: July 20-July 31; Monday-Friday; from 9 a.m.
until 4 p.m. (no classes on the weekend)
*Participants must provide their own bag lunch with drinks and snacks for breaks during the day.

For more information see the Clarence Brown Theatre website.

Transportation

Transportation Week
June 22-26, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Ages: 11-12
Location: National Transportation Research Center, 2360 Cherahala Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37932
Cost: Free
* All registrations are due by May 8. Registration forms are available on the Transportation Week website.

Contact Matt Cate, (865) 974-4614, mcate@utk.edu, or visit http://stc.utk.edu/transweek09/ or http://www.myspace.com/transportationweek.

Men’s Athletics

For more information about these camps is available from the Athletics Department.

Baseball

Day Camp
June 8-11
Ages: 7-9
Cost: $185 (half day)

Day Camp
June 15-18
Ages: 10-12
Cost: $265 (full day)

Select Camp
June 21-25
Grades: 9-2009 HS graduates
Cost: $415 commuters, $485 overnight

Team Camps
June 28-July 1; July 5-8
Ages: HS age teams
Cost $250 per player

Skills Showcase Camp
July 11-12
Grades: 12-2009 HS graduates
Cost: $195

Fall Skills Camp
Date: TBA
Grades: 10-12
Cost: TBA

More detailed information is available.

Basketball

Day Camp
June 1-4
Grades: K-1
Cost: $150 (half day)
Grades: 2-8
Cost: $320 (full day)
*Lunch is served daily and each camper will receive a camp T-shirt and basketball. Camp registration will be 7 to 9 a.m. on June 1. Camp will run from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Campers can be picked up at Thompson Boling Arena (1 p.m. for K-1 participants).

Individual Skills Camp
June 7-10
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $450—Resident; $375—Commuter
*Resident campers will stay in an on-campus dorm and will be provided three buffet-style meals courtesy of Campus Dining. Commuting campers will be served lunch and dinner only. Registration begins at 1 p.m. on June 7, with camp starting promptly at 4 p.m.
(Due to a scheduling conflict, Thompson Boling Arena will not available for camp activities on June 10. It will be used all other camp days.)

Shooting Camp
June 26-27
Grades: 4-12
Cost: $250—Resident; $225—Commuter
*Resident campers will stay one night in an on-campus dorm supervised by Tennessee Camp staff. Camp registration will begin at 10 a.m. on June 26 with camp activities starting at 12:30 p.m. Camp will run from 8:30 a.m. until noon on June 27.

For more information about basketball camps and schedules visit this site.

Football

OL/DL Camp
June 1
Grades: 9-12

Skills Camp
June 3
Grades: 9-12

Youth Camp
June 15-16
Ages: 7-12

Individualized Instruction Camp
June 18-20
Ages: 13-17
*For more information, please call (865) 974-9500.
Swimming and Diving

Swimming Clinics
Jump Start Day Camp
May 26-29
Ages: 6-14
Cost: $195

Overnight Camps
Overnight Camp I: May 31-June 4
Overnight Camp II: June 7-11
Overnight Camp III: June 21-25
Ages: 8-18

Cost: $560

Commuter Camps
Ages: 8-18
Cost: $425

Special coach/parent weeklong seminars
Cost: $215

*Please include $150 deposit to secure your space. Make checks payable to The University of Tennessee. Enrollment is first-come, first-served. Balance is due at final registration. No refunds are given for cancellation after May 15.

Diving Clinics
Week 1 – June 14-19
Week 2 – June 21-26
Week 3 – June 28-July 3
For boys and girls
Ages: 8 and older, high school and college divers
Cost: Residential: 1 week = $540, 2 weeks = $1,000, 3 weeks = $1,500
Commuter: 1 week = $400, 2 weeks = $775, 3 weeks = $1,100

*Campers are required to meet at least one of the following requirements: 1) attended at least one week at a diving camp 2) participated in a club diving team for at least six months, or 3) been a member of a high school dive team for at least one year. A $250 deposit is required for all sessions that you sign up for.

More information about diving camp.

Track & Field

All-American Track & Field and Speed Camp
July 5-9
*For more information, please call (865) 974-1433, 974-9441 or 974-2240.

Women’s Athletics

Website for Lady Vols Camps

Fan Spectator Camp

For men and women
June 20
Ages: 18 or older (must be HS graduate)
Camp hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
*Deadline for registration is June 12. For an application, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/fans/camps.html.

Basketball

June 10-12 Team Camp (high school, middle school or AAU teams)
June 14-17 Overnight Camp (min. 10 years old)
June 19-21 Position Camp (min. 14 years old)
June 22-24 Day Camp (Ages: 1-5, either AM session or PM session) (Ages 6-12)

More information on basketball camps

Golf
June 2-5

Boys and girls
8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Ages: 7-17

For more information contact Andrew Pratt at 974-3959 or apratt1@utk.edu
Brochures available on women’s golf home page.

Rowing

Session I: June 12-13
Session II: June 19-20
Ages: 13-14

More information

Soccer

Day Camp I
June 8-12
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $150

Residential
July 15-18
Ages: 11-18
Cost: $395

Team Camp
July 19-23
Ages: 11-18
Cost: $495 (per player)

More information

Softball

For information on softball camps is available here.

Track & Field

Pole Vault Camp
July 22-26

More information

Tennis

July 8-13
More information

Volleyball

Camp I: Setter/Hitter/Libero Camp
July 20, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Grades: 5-12
Cost: $80

Camp II: Individual Overnight Camp
July 20-23
Grades: 5-12
Cost: $350/$300
*Lunch will be provided ONLY to those campers who participate in Camp II.

Camp III: Serving Camp
July 23, 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Grades: 5-12
Cost: $60

Camp IV: Team Camp
July 24-27, Check-in: 3 p.m., July 24
Checkout: 11 a.m., July 27
High school teams
Cost: $300/$250 (per camper)
*Additional coaches may come for a fee of $125 per coach to cover meals and housing expenses. All campers and coaches need to bring their own bed linens.
Each team must have at least eight players to participate. Payment for teams must be made together at one time.

More information

Spirit Squads

TN I Two Night Stunt – Condensed version of standard cheer camp
June 26-28

TN I Two Night Cheer
June 26-28

TN I Leadership (for captains and co-captains)
June 21-22

TN I Elite
June 22-25

TN I Dance
June 27-30

TN I Cheer
June 22-25

TN II Dance
July 7-10

TN II Cheer
July 24-27

TN I Cheer/Junior
July 24-27

TN I College Prep
Date TBD

TN I College Cheer/Dance
July 28-30
*Individuals cannot register for any camp besides College Prep.

Kids U

Kids U

For more information about any of these camps or to register, call (865) 974-0150 or visit www.outreach.utk.edu/ppd.

Draw, Paint, Sculpt!
June 1-5
Grades: 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes
Grades: 8-12, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Art and Architecture Building, Room 327
Cost: $129

Creek Critters and Stream Science
June 8-12
Grades: 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes
Location: UT Biology Annex, Room 108, 1401 White Ave.
Cost: $99

Fun with Forensics: Adventures in Chemistry
June 15-19
Grades: 6-8, 1:30-5 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Dabney/Buehler Hall, Room 300
Cost: $109

Learning to be Chef: Introduction to Culinary Arts
June 8-19
Grades: 7-9, 9 a.m.-noon, 10 classes
Grades: 10-12, 1-4 p.m., 10 classes
Location: UT Jessie Harris Building, Room 18
Cost: $199

Exploring Microbiology through Food: “That Grew From My Hands?”
June 15-19
Grades: 6-8, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes
Location: UT Food Safety and Processing Building, Ag Campus, Student Laboratory, Room 20
Cost: $99

Veterinary Medicine: Behind the Scenes:
June 15-19
Grades: 9-12
Location: UT Veterinary Hospital, Ag Campus, Neyland Drive
Cost: $125

Bones, Crimes, Careers: Forensic  Anthropology
June 15-19
Grades: 9-12, 1-4 p.m., five classes
Location: UT East Stadium Hall, Room 130
Cost: $99

Biology by Number!
June 15-19
Grades: 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes
Location: National Institute for Mathematical & Biological Science, White Avenue Center
Cost: $99

UT Photography Camp
June 15-19
Grades: 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes
Location: UT Art and Architecture Building, Room 105
Grades: 8-12, 2-5 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Art and Architecture Building, Room 242
Cost: $125

Zoology 101
June 22-26
Grades: 4-7, 1-4 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Biology Annex, 1401 White Ave., Room 108
Cost: $99

Lights, Camera, Action – Video Art
June 22-26
Grades: 8-12, 2-5 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Art and Architecture Building, Room 105
Cost: $119

Introduction to Photoshop
July 6-10
Grades: 8-12
Location: UT Bailey Education Complex (formerly Claxton Addition Building), Room 401
Cost: $99

Public Speaking in a Nutshell
July 6-10
Grades: 8-12, 1-4 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Room 51
Cost: $99

Rockets!
Session 1: June 24-26
Session 2: July 22-24
Grades: 4-6, 1-4 p.m., three classes
Location: UT Physics Building, Room 507
Cost: $79

Innocent or Guilty … How do you Plead?
July 6-10
Grades: 6-9, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., five classes
Location: UT Law School, Room 246
Cost: $109

Design a Web Page!
July 13-17
Grades: 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes
Location: UT Bailey Education Complex,    (formerly Claxton Addition Building), Room 401
Cost: $109

Kids Making a Difference: Your Guide to Action
July 13-17
Grades: 7-9, 1-4 p.m., five classes
Location: Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, 1640 Cumberland Ave., Toyota Auditorium
Cost: $99

Bugs!
July 13-17
Grades: 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes
Location: UT Biology Annex, 1401 White Ave., Room 18
Cost: $99

Leadership Skills 101
July 13-17
Grades: 8-12, 1-4 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Communications Building, Room 298
Cost: $99

Snakes Alive! Hands-On Herpetology
July 6-10
Grades: 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes
Location: UT Biology Annex, 1401 White Ave., Room 108
Cost: $99

Get Smart! Reasoning & Critical Thinking Skills of Philosophy
July 13-17
Grades: 8-12
Location: UT Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Room 51
Cost: $99

Cool Crafts
Session 1: July 20-24
Session 2: July 27-31
Grades: 4-9, 1-5 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Art & Architecture Building, Room 127
Cost: $119

Practices of the Most Successful Young People
July 20-24
Grades: 8-12, 1-4 p.m., five classes
Location: UT Bailey Education Complex, (formerly Claxton Addition Building), Room 401
Cost: $99

Make Your Own Movie: Filming & Editing Digital Video
July 13-17
Grades: 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon
Location: UT Bailey Education Complex,    (formerly Claxton Addition Building), Room 401
Cost: $109

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