Summer camps provide many options for K-12 students

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Summer camps provide many options for K-12 students

With summer on the horizon, Fresno State has a busy schedule of academic and athletics camps, classes and clinics for students in elementary, middle and high school.

Children will have the opportunity to participate in engineering and design. Sports camps in football, baseball, basketball, soccer and volleyball will prepare student-athletes for their upcoming seasons.

Here’s the lineup:

SUMMER ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE (SEE) – For students in Grades 10-12 to learn the impact of engineering on society through hands-on activities in civil, computer, electrical, geomatics and mechanical engineering and construction management, all offered by Fresno State’s Lyles College of Engineering. DETAILS: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 24-29; registration $750 for lodging, meals and camp, $250 for camp without lodging, $200 for past SEE participants without lodging. INFO: 559.278.1076.

KIDS INVENT! – Young Inventors full-day camp helps students in Grades K-3 learn math and science basics by making cars, rockets, masks and board games. DETAILS: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11-15, June 25-29, July 9-13 and July 16-20; registration $225.

KIDS INVENT! – Full-day camps for students in Grades 4-8. DETAILS: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 25-29 (individual and group video production), July 9-13 (science camp) and July 16-20 (robot design, construction and operation); registration $279 before June 1, $299 after. INFO: www.kidsinventca.com or call 559.347.3907.

COMP-X CAMP – For students in Grades 7-12 to teach technology, including Alice 3D graphics, Android phone applications and Advanced Lego robotic software. DETAILS: Ten half-days June 18-29; fee is $300. INFO/APPLICATIONS: Dr. Alex Lieu, shilu@csufresno.edu or 559.278.4789, or Dr. Ming Li, mingli@csufresno.edu or 559.278.4792.

BARK CAMP – Bulldog Activities and Recreational Kids (BARK) offers children ages 6-12 a chance to master new sports skills, be creative, foster new friendships and have a positive experience in a safe environment. DETAILS: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 18-22, June 25-June 29, July 9-13 and July 16-20; registration $175/week general, $150 Fresno State students, faculty, staff or Alumni Association members; register at www.barksportscamp.com. INFO: 559.347.3876.

FOOTBALL CAMP – Individual skills and techniques for students entering Grades K-12.DETAILS: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 3 Individual Skills and Technique, registration $80; 6-8 p.m. June 4-5 Youth Football Camp (grades K-8), registration $60. INFO: 559.278.3015.

BASEBALL CAMPS – Camps for elementary, middle and high school students offer training and instruction by Fresno State coaches in baseball fundamentals. DETAILS: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 17-21 or 24-27 Junior Bulldogs (ages 6-12), registration $250; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11-12 High School Showcase, registration $325; 5:30-7 p.m. (ages 13-18) and 7:30-9 p.m. (ages 6-12) June 11, 18 and 25, Bulldog Hitting Academy, registration $150. INFO: 559.278.6649.

MEN’S BASKETBALL CAMPS – Boys ages 7-16 will train with Fresno State coaches and student-athletes to improve abilities in all aspects of basketball. DETAILS: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11-14, June 25-28, July 16-19 and July 29-Aug. 2, registration $135-150. INFO: Nick Matson at nmatson@csufresno.edu or 559.278.5683.

SOCCER ACADEMY – A challenging, fun and supportive camp for students looking to further develop soccer skills. The teachers are current and past Bulldog men’s and women’s student-athletes and coaches. DETAILS: June 26-29 residential camp, registration $450 (includes room and food on campus) or $360 (commuters); 9 a.m.-noon June 20-22, July 9-13 and July 23-25 Young ’Dogs Camps (ages 4-11), registration $99-150; 9 a.m.-noon. July 9-13 Youth Development (ages 10-14), registration $150; 1-2:30 p.m. June 20-22 Youth Goalkeeper (ages 8-14), registration $60. INFO: 559.278.6253 or kbotterill@csufresno.edu.

Information about additional summer sports camps is available at www.gobulldogs.com.

(Copy by University Communications news intern Nicole Maul)