UT Summer Camps 2010

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KNOXVILLE – Don’t want kids playing video games or staying around the house all summer? Take a look at the many educational, active and interesting camps for all ages that UT Knoxville has to offer.

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

For more information about the camps, click any of the links listed below. Here is the full list of camps for children to enjoy at UT.

4-H

Junior 4-H Camp

Grades: 4-6

*Contact your local county office for prices and dates. Five-day resident camp includes swimming, golfing, music, group sports, hiking and much more.

4-H Ed-venture Camp

Grades: 6-8

*Contact your local county office for prices and dates. This camp is for selected 4-H centers and offers activities like mock archaeological digs, fishing, tubing, nature hikes, canoeing, swimming, survivor challenges and more.

4-H Target Smart Camp

July 6-9

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 29-July 2

Grades: 6-7, as of January 1, 2010

Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Cost: $170

* 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.

For more information about 4-H camps, contact your county Extension Office or visit http://www.utextension.utk.edu/4H/centersandcamping/summercamps.htm.

Architecture and Design

Design Matters Camp

July 18-24

Grades: 9-12

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. Must sign up by May 1.

For information on Design Matters contact Emily Pace at 865-974-3730 or epace1@utk.edu, or Judy Harber at 865-974-5265 or jharber3@utk.edu. Visit the College of Architecture and Design Web site, http://www.arch.utk.edu/Special_Programs/designcamp.html.

Early Learning Center

All Camps:

Grades: 1-4

Camp hours: 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 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

*Prices vary for “Lights, Camera, Action!”

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 nine-week package no later than June 1 and receive a 15 percent discount off camp costs ($243).

Kids on the Town

June 7-11

The Amazing Race

June 14-18

Living in a Book

June 21-25

July 26-30

The Incredible World of Animals

June 28-July 2

Lights, Camera, Action!

July 6-9 (Week 1)

*Independence Day holiday observed on July 5.

Cost: $140

July 12-16 (Week 2)

Cost: $185

July 19-23 (Week 3)

Cost: $185

School Daze

August 2-6

For more information visit http://elc.utk.edu/Programs/programs.htm or call 865-974-0843.

McClung Museum

All Camps:

Grades: 4-6

Location: McClung Museum, 1327 Circle Park Drive, on UT Knoxville campus

Cost: $105 per child per session; $95 per child for museum members

*Minimum number of students per session—6; maximum number per session—10

Dig It! Fun with Fossils

Session 1: June 14-18, 1 to 4 p.m. each day (five classes)

Deadline for registration is June 4.

Session 2: July 26-30, 1 to 4 p.m. each day (five classes)

Deadline for registration is July 16.

Archaeokids: Exploring Ancient Art & Archaeology

Session 1: July 12-16, 9 a.m. to noon each day (five classes)

Deadline for registration is July 2.

Session 2: July 19-23, 9 a.m. to noon each day (five classes)

Deadline for registration is July 9.

*Possibly involves a visit to a local archaeological site to see an ongoing excavation or to an archaeological laboratory.

To get the registration form, visit http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/education/SummerCamp.pdf. Questions? Call Debbie Woodiel at 865-974-2144 or e-mail woodield@utk.edu.

Outreach and Continuing Education

Kids U Summer Camps

Rockets

June 2-4

July 28-30

1-4 p.m., three classes

Grades: 4-6

Location: UT Physics Building, Room 507

Cost: $99

Design a Web Page

June 7-11, 1-4 p.m., five classes

Grades: 8-12

Location: UT Hodges Library, Commons Southwest Studio, Room 245

Cost: $109

Pathway to Success: Bridging the Gap Toward College

June 21-25, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 8-12

Location: UT Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building, Room 243

Cost: $99

Fun With DNA

June 14-18, 12:30-4 p.m., five classes

Grades: 9-12

Location: UT Plant Biotechnology Building, Room 101

Cost: $199

Draw, Paint, Sculpt!

June 7-11

Grades: 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 8-12, 2-5 p.m., five classes

Location: UT Art + Architecture Building, Room 327

Cost: $129

Fun with Forensics: Adventures in Chemistry

June 14-18, 1:30-5 p.m., five classes

Grades: 6-8

Location: UT Dabney/Buehler Hall, Room 300

Cost: $99

Exploring Microbiology Through Food: “That Grew From My Hands?”

June 14-18, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 6-8

Location: UT Food Safety and Processing Building, Ag Campus, Student Laboratory, Room 20

Cost: $99

Introduction to Photoshop

July 12-16, 8:30-11:30 a.m., five classes

Grades: 8-12

Location: UT Bailey Education Complex, Room 401

Cost: $99

Play in a Day: Acting and Theatre Games

June 7-11, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 4-6

Location: UT Ellington Plant Sciences Building, Room 125

Cost: $125

Bones, Crimes, Careers: Forensic Anthropology

June 21-25, 1-4 p.m., five classes

Grades: 9-12

Location: UT South Stadium Hall, Room 219

Cost: $99

UT Photography Camp

June 21-25

Grades: 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 8-12, 2-5 p.m., five classes

Location: UT Art + Architecture Building, Room 105

Cost: $129

Conflict Management for Youth

June 21-25

Grades: 7-12

Location: UT Communications Building, Room 298

Cost: $99

Vertebrate Zoology

June 21-25, 1-4 p.m., five classes

Grades: 7-12

Location: UT Communications Building, Room 298

Cost: $99

Veterinary Medicine: Behind-the-Scenes

June 21-25, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 9-12

Location: UT Veterinary Hospital, UT Ag Campus

Cost: $129

Bugs!

June 21-25, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 4-7

Location: UT Hesler Biology Building, 1406 Circle Drive, Room 603

Cost: $99

Innocent or Guilty…How Do You Plead?

June 28-July 2, 8:30-11:30 a.m., five classes

Grades: 6-9

Location: UT Law School, Room 237

Cost: $99

Eco Explorers Camp

July 6-9, 9 a.m.-noon, four classes

Grades: 4-6

Location: UT Hesler Biology Building, 1406 Circle Drive, Room 603

Cost: $109

Connecting Through American Sign Language

July 12-16, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 9-12

Location: UT Bailey Education Complex, Room 202

Fun with Magic Workshop

July 14-16

Grades: 4-6, 9 a.m.-noon, three classes

Grades: 7-9, 1-4 p.m., three classes

Location: UT Humanities Building, Room 60

Cost: $99

Learning to Lead: Leadership 101

July 12-16, 1-4 p.m., five classes

Grades: 7-12

Location: UT Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building, Room 239

Cost: $99

Birds! Birds! Birds!

July 12-16, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 5-7

Location: UT Ellington Plant Sciences, Room 124

Cost: $124

Fun Summer Reading and Creative Crafts

July 19-23, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., five classes

Grades: 4-6

Location: UT Bailey Education Complex, Room 428

Cost: $109

Junior Interior Designers

June 14-18, 1-4 p.m., five classes

Grades: 9-12

Location: UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Cost: $119

Learning to Be a Chef: Introduction to Culinary Arts

July 12-23

Grades: 7-9, 9 a.m.-noon, 10 classes

Grades: 10-12, 1-4 p.m., 10 classes

Location: UT Culinary Institute, 2712 Neyland Drive

Cost: $259

Make Your Own Movie: Filming and Editing Digital Video

July 12-16, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades: 8-12

Location: UT Bailey Education Complex, Room 117

Cost: $109

Snakes Alive! Hands-on Herpetology

July 19-23, 9 a.m.-noon, five classes

Grades 4-7

Location: UT Hesler Biology Building, 1406 Circle Drive, Room 603

Cost: $99

For more information on Kids U camps, contact Jennifer Bennett at 865-974-0150 or jbenne15@utk.edu. Also, visit the Web site, http://www.outreach.utk.edu/ppd/kidsu/#.

Theater

Grades: 9-12

Location: Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre, on UT Knoxville campus next to Clarence Brown Theatre

Cost: $525; parking (optional): $30; Total: $555

*20 participants will be accepted in each session on a first-come, first-served basis.

Session 1: June 21-July 2; Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. (no classes on the weekend)

Session 2: July 19-30; 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 visit http://www.clarencebrowntheatre.com/actingcamp.shtml.

UT Gardens

Lil’ Gardeners
Ages: 4-5
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $15/member child; $20 non-member child, per session

Session 1: My First Plant
June 4

Session 2: Buggy Boogie
July 2

Session 3: Explore Your Senses
July 16

Session 4: Crazy About Color
August 6

Explorers
Ages: 6-12
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Cost: $25/member child; $30/non-member child, per session

Session 1: Winged Wonders
June 8 (ages 6-8)
June 9 (ages 9-12)

Session 2: Budding Artists
July 6 (ages 6-8)
July 7 (ages 9-12)

Session 3: Nature Scene Investigations
July 20 (ages 6-8)
July 21 (ages 9-12)

Session 4: Veggie Ventures
August 10 (ages 6-8)
August 11 (ages 9-12)

Grands and Me!
July 26
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Ages: 6-10 (with a grandparent)
Cost: $35/member team; $40/non-member team

For more information contact Emily Smith at 865-974-7151 or esmith27@utk.edu.

Men’s Athletics

For more information about these camps visit http://www.utsports.com/fans/camps.html.

Baseball

Day Camp

Session 1: June 7-10

Session 2: June 14-17

Ages: 7-12

Cost: $190 (half day); $270 (full day)

*Half day for ages 7-9, full day for ages 10-12

Select Camp

July 18-22

Grades: 10-2010 HS graduates

Cost: $420 commuters, $510 overnight

Team Camps

Session 1: June 24-27

Ages: HS age teams

Session 2: July 8-11

Ages: 14U and 13U AAU teams

Cost $600 per team plus accommodations

Skills Showcase Camp

July 17

Grades: 12-2010 HS graduates

Cost: $200

For more information, call 865-974-2057 or visit http://www.tennesseebaseballcamps.com.

Basketball

Day Camp

June 1-4

June 28-July 1

Grades: K-8

*Lunch is served daily and each camper will receive a camp T-shirt and basketball. Camp registration will be 7-9 a.m. on June 1 and June 28. Camp will run from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., expect for K-1. Campers can be picked up at Thompson-Boling Arena (1 p.m. for K-1 participants).

Individual Skills Camp

June 6-9

Grades: 6-12

*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 8, with camp starting promptly at 4 p.m. Camp will start each day thereafter at 8:30 a.m. Commuting campers can be picked up at Thompson-Boling Arena at 9 p.m.

Shooting Camp

June 25-26

Grades: 4-12

*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 25 with camp activities starting at noon. Camp will run from 8:30 a.m. until noon on June 28.

For more information about basketball camps and schedules, visit

http://www.utsports.com/fans/camps-mbb.html.

Football

Kicking Camp – kickers, snappers and holders

June 10-11

Youth Camp

June 7-9

High School Camp 1

June 13-16

High School Camp 2

July 20-22

For more information, call (865) 974-9500 or e-mail fb-recruiting@utk.edu.

Track & Field & Speed Camp

For more information, please call (865) 974-1433, 974-9441 or 974-2240.

Women’s Athletics

For information about these camps, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/fans/camps.html.

Basketball

Team Camp

June 9-11

Grades: high school, middle school or AAU teams

Overnight Camp

June 13-16

Ages: minimum 10 years old

Elite Camp

June 18-20

Ages: minimum 14 years old

Day Camp

June 21-23

Ages: 6-12

*Includes a.m. session 8-12 and p.m. session 1-5.

For more information, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/fans/w-10-baskbl-camp.html.

Golf

Golf Academy

June 21-25

8 a.m.-noon Beginner / Intermediate Academy

1-5 p.m. Advanced Academy

Boys and girls

Location: UT Golf Practice Facility at Lakeshore Park

Cost: $325

For more information, contact Andrew Pratt at apratt1@utk.edu or visit http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-golf/spec-rel/jga-index.html.

Rowing

Session 1: June 12-13
Session 2: June 19-20

Ages: 13-14

Cost: $65

For more information visit http://www.utladyvols.com/fans/w-rowing-camp.html.

Soccer

Day Camp – Co-Ed

June 7-11

Ages: 5-11

Cost: $100

Residential Academy

July 24-27

Grades: 6-8

Cost: $395 (residential); $320 (commuter)

Elite High School Academy

July 24-27

Grades: 9-12

Cost: $420 (residential); $395 (commuter)

Team Camp

July 24-27

Grades: 7-12

Cost: $375 (residential); $340 (commuter)

For more information visit http://www.utladyvols.com/fans/w-soccer-camp.html.

Softball

Camp 1:

Ralph and Karen Weekly General Skills Camp 1

June 15-17, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: $255

Camp 2:

Karen Weekly Speed Camp

June 17-18, 3-9 p.m. on June 17; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 18

Cost: $180

Camp 3:

Ralph and Karen Weekly General Skills Camp 2

June 21-23, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: $255

Camp 4:

Marty McDaniel Pitching and Catching Camp 1

June 23-24, 3–9 p.m. on June 23; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 24

Cost: $175

Camp 5:

Marty McDaniel Pitching and Catching Camp 2

July 12-13, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: $175

For more information visit http://www.utladyvols.com/fans/w-softbl-camp.html.

Volleyball

Camp 1:

All-day Position Camp

July 10, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

Grades: 5-12

Camp 2:

Serving Camp

July 11, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Grades: 5-12

*Lunch will be provided ONLY to those campers who participate in Camp 3.

Camp 3:

Overnight Individual Camp

July 11-13

Grades: 5-12

*All campers need to bring their own bed linens.

Camp 4:

Setter Camp

July 14, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Grades: 5-12

Camp 5:

Hitter Camp

July 14, 1-4 p.m.

Grades 5-12

Camp 6:

Team Camp

July 15-17

High school teams

*One coach may come free of charge. 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 eight players to participate. Payment for teams must be made together at one time.

Camp 7:

Team Competition Camp

July 18, 1-8 p.m.

Teams of all levels

Camp 8:

Satellite Camp

Five-hour days, 12-player minimum

High school teams

Two Day: Four Session Camp: $110/camper
Three Day: Six Session Camp: $150/camper
Four Day: Eight Session Camp: $180/camper
*All times are flexible as we will be more than willing to work around your schedule. There will be a $200 nonrefundable deposit to hold dates. Please call to reserve date.

For more information visit http://www.utladyvols.com/fans/w-volley-camp.html.

Spirit Squads

TN I: Overnight Team Cheer and Mascot Camp

June 21-24

TN I EL: Overnight ELITE Team Cheer and Mascot camp

June 21-24

TN I TN: Two-Night Team Cheer and Mascot Camp

June 25-27

TN I DANCE: Overnight Team Dance Camp

July 6-9

TN I JR: Junior High Team Cheer and Mascot Camp

July 21-24

*Designed for middle school and junior high teams only.

TN II: Overnight Team Cheer and Mascot Camp

July 21-24

TN II DANCE: Overnight Team Dance Camp

July 18-21

TN ST: Two-Night Team Stunt and Mascot Camp

July 19-21

TN I CP

July 24-25

*College Prep Camp is for high school individuals only.

TN College Cheer/Dance/Mascot Overnight Camp

July 30-August 1

*For college teams only.

*Are staffed by current UCA staff and UT cheerleaders with Tennessee head coach Joy Postell-Gee as camp director. All camps designed for teams and minimum age for team attendance is junior high. No youth or individual camps are available except for college prep, and participants in it must be 16 years of age or older to attend.

To register, contact Kerry Arrington, UCA regional manager, at karrington@uca.com. Also, visit the Web site, http://www.utsports.com/fans/camps-cheer.html.

Swimming and Diving

Swimming Clinics

Jump Start Day Camp

June 1-4

Ages: 6-14

Cost: $195

Overnight/Commuter Camps

Session 1: June 6-10

Session 2: June 13-17

Session 3: June 20-24

Ages: 8-18

Cost: $575 (overnight camp); $440 (commuters)

*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.

For more information, visit http://www.tnswimcamp.com/.

Diving Clinics

Session 1: June 13-18

Session 2: June 20-25

Session 3: June 27-July 2

For boys and girls

Ages: 8 and older, high school and college divers

Cost: Residential: 1 week = $570, 2 weeks = $1,140, 3 weeks = $1,710

Commuter: $440 each session

*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.

For more information, visit http://www.utsports.com/fans/camps-diving.html.

C O N T A C T :

Bridget Hardy (865-974-2225, bhardy4@utk.edu)

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