Feb. 20, 2004

Contact: Todd Cohen, University Relations, (785) 864-8858.

KU announces summer camp lineup

LAWRENCE -- Following is a list of University of Kansas 2004 summer athletic and academic camps:


ACADEMIC

SERTOMA-SCHIEFELBUSCH COMMUNICATION CAMP
For children with and without communication challenges. Session I: 9 a.m.-noon June 14-17 and June 21-24; Session II: 1-4 p.m. June 14-17 and June 21-24; Session III: 9-3 p.m. July 5-8. Participants with communication challenges, $20; participants without communication challenges, $100. Scholarships available. Call (785) 864-0645, e-mail jwegner@ku.edu or visit www.ku.edu/~splh/CommunicationCamp/.

PROJECT DISCOVERY
A one-week residential camp to help teen girls explore the excitement of engineering. Grades 9-12, June 6-12 and 13-19, $300, financial aid available. Contact Florence Boldridge, 785-864-3620, fboldridge@ku.edu. Learn more at www.engr.ku.edu.

JAYHAWK DEBATE INSTITUTE
Two-week policy debate. June 27-July 10; $900 overnight, $500 day camper. Three-week extended policy debate. June 20-July 10; $1,200 overnight, $750 day camper. Call (785) 864-9893 or e-mail coms3@raven.cc.ku.edu.

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY SUMMER CAMP
A pharmacy career exploration and education camp for high school students. June 6-11; $375. Contact Gene Hotchkiss, (785) 864-3591 or ghotchkiss@ku.edu.

DUKE UNIVERSITY TALENT IDENTIFICATION PROGRAM
Residential academic program for qualifying gifted students in grades 7-10. June 13-July 3 and July 11-31. Call (919) 684-3847 or visit www.tip.duke.edu/SandW/SummerAndWeekend.htm.

FRESHMAN SUMMER INSTITUTE
For incoming freshmen at the University of Kansas. June 6-July 2 and July 5-30. Call (785) 864-2834 or visit www.ku.edu/~advising/fsi.

HEALTH CAREERS PATHWAYS PROGRAM
For high school seniors and college undergraduates from disadvantaged or minority backgrounds who are interested in becoming physicians. June 6-July 30. Call Amber Reagan-Kendrick, (913) 588-3088 or (785) 864-2893.

KANSAS JOURNALISM INSTITUTE
Grades 7-11. June 20-24; $310. Contact John Hudnall at (785) 864-7625 or kspa@ku.edu.

WRITERS WORKSHOP
Call James Gunn at (785) 864-3380 or visit www.ku.edu/~sfcenter/courses.htm.
 • Science Fiction Writers Workshop. June 28-July 9; $400.
 • Campbell Conference. July 9-11; $20.
 • Intensive English Institute on the Teaching of Science Fiction. July 9-23. Three credit hours may be earned.

UPWARD BOUND SUMMER INSTITUTE & MATH AND SCIENCE CENTER INSTITUTE
A residential program that helps eligible students complete high school and obtain a college education. Students from Shawnee, Douglas and Wyandotte counties may apply. Upward Bound: incoming college freshmen, June 6-July 2; entering 9th-12th grade, June 6-July 8. Math and Science Center: entering college freshmen, June 6-July 2; entering 9th-12th grade, June 15-July 15. Call (877) 842-5232.

MARCHING BAND CAMPS
For high school students, July 6-9. Contact James Hudson, Midwestern Music Camp, 400 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-3102; (785) 864-4671; musicamp@ku.edu.

KU JAZZ WORKSHOP
Ages high school and older. Includes a special program for teachers that offers college credit. July 11-16. Call (785) 864-4730 or e-mail dgailey@ku.edu.

MIDWESTERN MUSIC CAMP
Grades 6-8, June 13-19; grades 8-12, June 20-July 3. Contact James Hudson, Midwestern Music Camp, 400 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-3102; (785) 864-4671; musicamp@ku.edu.

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM SUMMER WORKSHOPS
Weeklong summer programs. Ages 4-7, $65; ages 8-14, $75. Call (785) 864-4173 or visit www.nhm.ku.edu/pubed/summerworkshops.html.


ATHLETIC

POSITIVELY FIT
The "Positively Fit" program is for children ages 7 through 18 who are overweight and their families. Groups meet once per week for 10 weeks and are designed to help children and families develop better nutrition and exercise habits in a fun and supportive environment. "Positively Fit" operates on a sliding-scale fee. For more information call Mike or Heather at (785) 864-4416.

JAYHAWK BASEBALL CAMPS
Call (785) 864-7907 or e-mail mlbagby@ku.edu.
 • Little League day camp, ages 7-12, 9 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4:30 p.m. June 7-10; 9 a.m.-noon June 14-17 in Topeka, $125.
 • Super Skills day camp, ages 9-18. June 27-30; $345 overnight, $245 day camper.
 • All-star camp, high school students. July 27-31; $395 overnight, $295 day camper.

MARIAN E. WASHINGTON JAYHAWK BASKETBALL CAMP
Dates and cost to be announced. Visit www.kuathletics.com/womensbasketball/camp or call (785) 864-4938.

BILL SELF KANSAS SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMP
Visit www.kuathletics.com/mensbasketball/camp or e-mail mensbasketball@jayhawks.org. June 13-17 and 20-24, $395 overnight, $300 day camper.

JUNIOR JAYHAWK BASKETBALL DAY CAMP
Boys and girls in grades 1-7. June 25-26, $50. Call (785) 864-7938.

JAYHAWK CROSS COUNTRY AND TRACK CAMPS
For junior high and high school students. July 25-29; $395 overnight, $295 day camper. Visit www.kuathletics.com, e-mail thweaver@ku.edu or call Tim Weaver at (785) 864-7971.

FOOTBALL CAMP
High school, June 13-16; 7-on-7 and Big Man Camp, June 5; one-day camp, June 1. Call (785) 864-3392, e-mail jchadl@ku.edu or visit www.kuathletics.com/football/camp.

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS GIRLS GOLF CAMP
Ages 10-18. June 27-July 1; $675 overnight, $575 day camper. E-mail mmenzel@ku.edu.

JAYHAWK GOLF CAMP
June 13-17 and 20-24; $700 overnight, $600 day camper. Call (785) 842-1714 or e-mail rossran@ku.edu.

SOCCER CAMPS
Call Kelly Miller, (785) 864-3560.
 • Girls residential camp, grades 5-12, June 6-10 and July 18-22; $405 overnight, $390 day camper.
 • Boys residential camp, grades 5-8. July 18-22; $405 overnight, $390 day camper.
 • Weekicks camp for boys and girls, grades K-5. June 1-4; $80.
 • Day camp, boys and girls grades 4-8. June 1-4; $195.

SOFTBALL CAMP
All ages. Teen camp, June 6-10, $315 plus $275 tournament entry fee. Advanced camp, July 11-15. $300 overnight, $250 day camper. Call (785) 864-7964 or visit www.kuathletics.com/softball/camp/index.html.

SWIM CAMP
Ages 9-18, in Emporia. Technique camp, June 6-10, $375; skills camp, June 10-12, $275; both, $599. Call Pam Byrn, (785) 864-7924, pbyrn@ku.edu.

JAYHAWK TENNIS CAMP
Boys and girls overnight camp, June 6-10, $400. For more information, call (785) 864-7909.

KANSAS VOLLEYBALL CAMPS
Grades 6-12. Setter camp, June 12; hitter camp, June 11; $75 each. Overnight skills camps, June 1-4, July 11-14, or July 15-18. $300 overnight, $255 day camper. Visit www.kuathletics.com, call (785) 864-7959 or e-mail volleyball@jayhawks.org.

RAY GUY KICKING ACADEMY AND CAMPS
July 11-12. Ages 10 and older. $350. Call (270) 843-8393 or visit www.prokicker.com/RayGuyCamps.

KU SPORTS SKILLS AND FITNESS
Boys and girls age 7-14. June 7-July 2 and July 6-30, $180; some scholarships available. Contact Jim LaPoint at (785) 864-0785; jdl@ku.edu; or 104 Robinson, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045.

CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS
Children 6 months and older. Early afternoon, Monday-Thursday, June and July. Ten classes per session. Discount for multiple children. Call (785) 864-3385 or visit www.soe.ku.edu/depts/hses/outreach/childrens_swim.html.

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