summer camps

SMU’s 2015 summer camps are opening for registration

Stock art of 'summer camp' spelled out in chalk surrounded by kids' handsSummer break is coming soon, and SMU has readied its annual slate of camps for kids and teens. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in athletics, learn with LEGO® and explore interests in everything from art to engineering to science. Many programs offer discounts for SMU faculty and staff members.

Camps are held on SMU’s main campus as well as at SMU-in-Plano throughout the summer. Start dates range from early June to early August; many camps fill up fast. Check the camp websites for full information, including availability, requirements and deadlines.

> Find SMU camps for 2015, with schedules, costs, age ranges and links, at the SMU News homepage

Guildhall Academy offers 10 percent faculty-staff discount

Stock photo of a PC game controllerThe Guildhall at SMU offers a video game creation summer camp for middle and high school students – and they also offer a 10 percent faculty-staff discount.

Students in The Guildhall Academy experience a two-week day camp taught by SMU faculty members who are game industry veterans. Each participant will create his or her own 2D video game using an exclusive professional game-builder starter kit developed by The Guildhall.

After the camp, students can take their games home and continue to develop and play them on a PC or Xbox 360.

Sessions for summer 2010 will take place June 7-18 and June 21-July 2nd at SMU-in-Plano. Middle school and high school students will be in separate classes. The camp runs Monday-Friday (except July 3), 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Extended day hours are available for an additional cost and start at 8 a.m. and end at 5:30 p.m.

For more information or to enroll your student, contact Melissa Lee, 972-473-3535.

> Read more at The Guildhall’s homepage

Faculty, staff discounts available for summer sports camps

SMU’s coaches and staff will make their expertise available to local children this summer with day and residential camps and clinics throughout summer 2009.

Faculty and staff discounts are offered for many camps and clinics. Visit the links below for more information, or visit the SMU Coaches’ Camp and Clinics homepage:

Men’s Basketball
Women’s Basketball
Men’s Soccer
Women’s Soccer
Swimming and Diving Camp
Swimming and Diving – Summer Lessons (Beginning through Competitive)
Track and Field Throwing Clinics

By | 2009-06-03T10:32:18+00:00 June 3, 2009|Categories: Calendar Highlights, News|Tags: , , , , |
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