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May 29-August 3

Full of Options Activ8 is a program of enrichment and sports camps created for kids that allows them to make their own schedule. Our camp consists of fun, hands-on learning without the pressure of homework, tests, or quizzes. Camps fall in a variety of categories:

Welcome!

We are pleased to offer a wide assortment of educational opportunities for the youth of our communities. You will find a rich variety of activities to stimulate young minds. Summer can be a wonderful time to explore new areas of interest and to visit the campus of Columbus State. Check us out! - Stephani K. Gunderson Youth Program Coordinator, Continuing Education activ8@columbusstate.edu

Brain Training: The most educational aspect of our program! There are no textbooks, so you get to participate in hands-on experiments and other creative projects. You’ll have so much fun; you will forget that you are learning. Create-A-Lot: You have never seen this many arts and crafts options in one place. iTech: Build computer skills and even learn how to design your own game.

Unparalleled Camp Structure

Just For U: Camps designed especially for you to make your life better, now and later.

Flexible Schedules – Choose A New Schedule Every Week (May 29-August 3) • No class on May 28 and July 4 • Two Sessions, Monday-Friday Choose One or Both: – Morning Session – 9am to Noon – Afternoon Session – 1 to 4pm • Build Your Schedule – See our online planning guide - Activ8er.com • Before and After Care • Continuous Program Aide Supervision • Low Student to Teacher Ratio • Safe Learning Environment

Scienceologies: Since there are no textbooks, you get to participate in hands-on, in-and-around experiments and other fun projects. Showbiz: Singing, dancing, acting, modeling or performing, you will leave camp with a new sense of self confidence and enthusiasm for the skill that you learned in class. From the stage to the circus arena, if it keeps you moving, you can find it here. Sports & Dance: Multi-sports and a variety of dance camps will keep you active all summer.

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CSU’s Activ8 was voted Muscogee Moms Award Winner for best summer camp program in 2010 & 2011!

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Activ8 Academy: Our special program for campers ages 4-7. Every week you will dive into a variety of arts, crafts, games, and songs designed around a central theme. You’ll also get a chance to “show your stuff”! Activ8ers: From brain training to sports and dance, our 8 to 11 year old campers can choose a camp to fit their active and creative lifestyle. BeTween 2 Teen: Our special program for campers 11 and up. Camps are designed with you in mind. You’re not a kid anymore, so it’s time to take it up a notch! From just-for-fun to functional, we have you covered. Here you can learn to improve your artwork, your grades, your life, or even, just your wardrobe.

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Summer Staff

Activ8ers

The people who work for Activ8 are our greatest asset. All of our Activ8 instructors are certified teachers or professionals in their field and are passionate about the programs they are teaching. Their enthusiasm and devotion to our youth will make this a fun and rewarding experience for your child. Our program aides assist the instructor in the camp and provide supervision throughout the day. Activ8 instructors and aides are carefully screened and trained.

Activ8 – Before and After Care • Offered to meet your family’s needs!

Brain Training.....................3-4 Create-A-Lot.....................4-6 iTech...................................6-7 Just 4 U..............................7-8 Scienceologies....................8-9 Showbiz...........................9-10 Sports & Dance................... 10

BeTween 2 Teen

• Constant staff supervision and escort to and from camps. • Offered Monday-Friday of each camp week. • If you will be dropping your child off before 8:45am or picking up after 4:15pm, your child must be registered for Before or After Care. • BEFORE CARE – 7 to 9am • AFTER CARE – 4 to 6pm • Before and After Care is offered for Activ8 camps meeting on CSU’s main campus, to include Athletic camps (with the exception of golf camps). • Before and After Care is not offered for CSU Dance Conservatory, Coca Cola

Brain Training.................11-12 Create-A-Lot.................12-13 iTech.................................... 13 Just 4 U............................... 14 Scienceologies..................... 15 Showbiz.........................15-16 Sports & Dance................... 16

Space Science Center or Oxbow Meadows.

Other Summer Activities

• Child can be dropped off or picked up anytime during these hours.

• Drop off and Pick up only in designated areas (see page 22). • Students who are not promptly picked up at the end of After Care will be charged $5.00 for each 5 minutes of lateness. • FEES are $20.00 per week for a 5 day week and $15.00 per week for a 4 day week (May 29-June 1 and July 2-6).

Lunch Bring your own lunch! Activ8 offers lunch supervision for a fee of $5 per week. Supervision during the weeks of May 29-June 1 and July 2-6 will cost $4. We kindly request that lunches not include energy drinks. Please notify us of any dietary concerns or restrictions.

What families are saying about Activ8!

Summer Ballet.................... 17 Oxbow Meadows............... 18 Coca Cola Space Science Center...................... 18 Athletic Camps..............19-21 Columbus Regional Mathematics Collaborative......................... 21

FAQ’s. .............................22-23 Registration Form.......... 24

What now?

There are so many activities offered each year. My children came home every day sharing what they had learned. I loved seeing the smiles on their faces when we picked them up! - Gina Boren

• Read FAQ’s on page 22-23.

My girls really enjoyed learning new ways to be creative. They are still using these techniques in their daily art. - Miranda Evans

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Activ8 Academy

Activ8 Academy offers a special program for future Activ8ers who are 4-7 years old. All of these camps are held at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center (EBTC). Every week you will dive into a variety of arts, crafts, games, and songs designed around a central theme. All participants should bring their own lunch and supervision is included. Drop off and pick up is at the EBTC. Before and After Care is available for an additional fee. All 4 year olds must turn 5 before December 1, 2012 to participate.

Under the Sea

Secret Agent

Creepy Crawlers

Explore the world under our gigantic oceans by learning about different marine life and the ocean floor. Construct your own 3-dimensional model of this ecosystem while learning about a large diversity of fish, plants, and more!

Have you ever wanted to learn how to spy on friends and family? Now is your chance. Learn awesome things that only the top spies in the world know like how to write and read invisible ink and how to stay undercover.

Future entomologists - grab your magnifying glasses! From ants and ladybugs to beetle life cycles and spiders, we’ll take a closer look at all of these creatures. Use math measurement and estimation skills to compare different creepy crawlers. With the use of cross-curricular activities and technology, we’ll research and learn how the smallest animals on our planet are important they are to you.

Ages 4–5 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-4pm / $139

Ages 4–5 / June 18– 22 / 9am-4pm / $159

Ages 6–7 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-4pm / $139

Ages 6–7 / June 18– 22 / 9am-4pm / $159

Off to Work We Go

Space is the Place

What do you want to be when you grow up? A doctor, a lawyer, a teacher, or maybe even a president! We’ll dive into different careers and learn how math, science and art can play into every occupation. So it’s off to work we go!

Learn about our solar system while embarking on a new adventure in outer space. Learn about planets and stars while building your own toy rocket! Blast off into an adventure you will never forget.

Ages 4–5 / June 4– 8 / 9am-4pm / $159

Ages 6–7 / June 25– 29 / 9am-4pm / $159

Ages 4–5 / June 25– 29 / 9am-4pm / $159

Ages 6–7 / June 4– 8 / 9am-4pm / $159

Party in the USA Wild West Yee-Haw! Round your friends up and saddle up for a week you will never forget! Turn your classroom into a town in the wild west. You will join in activities such as horseshoes, line dancing, lasso contests and gold digging. You will also create your own paper bag vest and stick horse. Ages 4–5 / June 11– 15 / 9am-4pm / $159 Ages 6–7 / June 11– 15 / 9am-4pm / $159

Just in time for Independence Day! Learn about our great nation’s history and why we celebrate our independence. Learn about different states and who or what comes from those states. It’s always a party in the USA! Ages 4–5 / July 2– 6 / 9am-4pm / $139 Ages 6–7 / July 2– 6 / 9am-4pm / $139

Under the Big Top Come one, come all to the biggest circus event of all! Join your friends on creating events under the big top. Learn basic juggling, magic, clowning, face painting and much more. Ages 4–5 / July 9– 13 / 9am-4pm / $159 Ages 6–7 / July 9– 13 / 9am-4pm / $159

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Ages 4–5 / July 16– 20 / 9am-4pm / $159 Ages 6–7 / July 16– 20 / 9am-4pm / $159

Eat Smart! Play Hard! Get excited about health and nutrition. Learn ways to make our bodies and minds healthier, stronger, and safer by discussing balanced meals and preparing healthy recipes. Science, math, music, and art are combined into fun, hands-on activities that will integrate learning with movement. At the end of the week, teach others healthy tips you’ve learned. Ages 4–5 / July 23– 27 / 9am-4pm / $159 Ages 6–7 / July 23– 27 / 9am-4pm / $159

Medieval Times Hear ye, hear ye. Friends of King Activ8 request thy presence at ye olde class of medieval times. Discover a world of princesses and castles. Dive into ancient times filled with knights and dragons. Launch into a world of fantasy and makebelieve. Come join us as kings and queens while we dress-up, develop stories, and make new friends. Ages 4–5 / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-4pm / $159 Ages 6–7 / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-4pm / $159

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Activ8ers

The Activ8ers include our 8 to 11 year old campers. From brain training to sports and dance, they can choose a class to fit their active and creative lifestyle. Most of these camps are held in the Elizabeth Turner Bradley Center (EBTC). The CSU Student Recreation Center will be the location for sport camps and the Center for Commerce and Technology will house our iTech camps. Drop off and pick up is at the EBTC.

Brain Training

involved. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes because you will get plenty of hands-on experince on the field. Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $79

Spy Camp: Operation Beat the Heat Join the ranks of superspies, filled with top secret briefings and activities that will put spy skills and street smarts to the test. Develop a disguise, make and break codes, discover escape and evasion techniques, create and use spy gadgets. All this and more awaits young recruits! Ages 8-11 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $69

Ancient and Modern Olympics Study the history of the Olympics and learn how the Olympic games have changed. Participate in both ancient and modern Olympic events. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $79

Fantastic Voyage: USA Take a trip around the USA in five days while learning interesting facts about our great country. Test your skills with trivia and learn about the different foods, clothing, and cultures of the United States. Take a trip back to the past to see where it all began. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 1-4pm / $79

Sports by the Numbers Get a look at sports from a different angle to gain an advantage over the competition. Watch and play various sports to learn how math and science are

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Architects Find out what it takes to be an architect! Learn about famous buildings around the world, discover how to design your own buildings, and create your own 3D model. Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $79 Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $69

Explain the Unexplainable Think it’s unthinkable to explain the unexplainable? Discuss the great mysteries and monsters of the world. Discover if the unexplainable can really be explained. Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $79

Kid vs. Wild

Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils- Oh My! Examine the three types of rocks, minerals and fossils. Learn how they form and how to identify them. You’ll even dig for fossils without ever leaving the classroom! Your rock collection is sure to grow on this journey into ancient natural structures. Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $79

Passport to the World Have you ever wanted to travel to foreign places? Come take a trip around the world with us! We will taste new foods, see new sights, speak new words and hear new music. Experience Asian, European, African, Australian and South American cultures. Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 1-4pm / $69

Mathematics Fun

Would you be able to survive on your own if you were lost in the wilderness? Learn basic survival techniques and specific tips on arctic, desert and tropical survival. In a battle between kid vs. wild, you will always win!

Did you know that every time you throw a pair of dice, play cards, bake your favorite recipes, or even order a pizza, you are relying on mathematical applications? Experience the many fun applications that mathematics plays in our everyday lives.

Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $79

Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $79

Book Club Do you love reading but hate writing book reports? Conquer book report blues by learning tips and tricks that will help you write book reports that your teachers will love. ring in your favorite books and get excited about reading! Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $79

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Activ8ers | Brain Training, Create-A-Lot The Beat This isn’t your typical poetry class. Using more than just words, learn different styles of poetry and how to express them in unique ways. From Haikus and limericks to free verse poems, learn how to use these new styles to say what you mean. Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $79

Math Olympics Geared toward elementary students, you will start the day ‘training,’ i.e. learning a math concept. Then, they’ll spend the second half of the day using this knowledge to compete for the gold in our Math Olympics events! Note: This is a full day camp.

Create-A-Lot Creating Cartoons Cartooning FUNdamentals at your fingertips! Pull yourself away from watching cartoons and learn how to design, draw and animate your own. This camp is for all levels of artistic ability - from stick men masters to junior Picassos. Get introduced to drawing fundamentals geared towards creating fluid and expressive characters. The camp will be nurturing and cooperative with the exercises based on traditional drawing techniques that will improve your natural drawing ability. Note: This is a full day camp. Ages 8-11 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-4pm / $139

Painting Studio Practice painting landscapes, portraits, or objects from observation and imagination. Improve the way you use line, shape, value, form and contour, and perspectives using a variety of paints including watercolor, acrylic and tempera. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $79

Sewing Bags, Boxes, and Bowls Sew creative little fabric boxes, bags, and bowls that will hold all of your favorite things. Ages 8–14 / June 4– 8 / 1-4pm / $85

Sewing PJs for your Snuggle Party

Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 9am-4pm / $159

Math Magic The magic of mathematics is everywhere! Explore a variety of math concepts through computers, hands-on activities, games, and books. This adventure will weave through many topics to improve math skills. Understanding concepts, using strategies, and solving problems increase math competence. Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $79

Sewing Up Some Monkey Business Sew up a barrel of monkeys! Make a monkey and a banana pillow. Sew a cute monkey hat and go totally APE over sewing!

You can snuggle up with your PJ shorts, t-shirt, and comfy slippers that you sew yourself. Ages 8–14 / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $85

Puppet Academy

Ages 8–14 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $79

Create a cast of puppet characters, write personal stories, and find a world of self expression through puppetry. Note: This is a full day camp.

Sew a Posh Paris Poodle

Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 9am-4pm / $159

Sew a posh poodle and a fashionable skirt that you make in true Paris style. Ooh la la! Ages 8–14 / May 29–June 1 / 1-4pm / $79

Graffiti: The Urban Art of the Letter Graffiti is often seen in the form of artistic writing or drawing. Become familiar with different styles of graffiti and learn everything it takes to develop your own unique style. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 1-4pm / $79

I Sewed a Monster On My Back Sew an adorable monster backpack that will hold all of your belongings when away from home. You will also make a monster lunch box. Ages 8–14 / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $85

Sewing for Vacation Fun Get ready for those long vacation trips in the car by sewing a great game to play and activity notebook that will keep you busy for hours. Ages 8–14 / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $85

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Create-A-Lot

Jewelry Making

Stop Motion Madness

We’ll learn a variety of techniques for creating gorgeous jewelry - beading, wiring, and working with clay are just the beginning. We’ll also talk about color and design ideas to help build the skills and confidence required to launch a new hobby that can last a lifetime.

Take your love of flip books, drawing, and film, mix it all together and come out at the end of the week with an animated film that will blow you away. Bring your stories, your favorite characters, your sketchpads and your willingness to let your creativity shine.

Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $79

Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $79

Making Mosaics Mosaics have been around for centuries and still look aweinspiring today. Travel through the past to get ideas for your piece of work. Choose one of several materials and get dirty and gooey when you grout your creation. Dress for a mess!

Art on the Go to Sew Sew a wonderful ART ON THE GO folding notebook that has spaces for keeping all your art supplies neat and tidy and ready to use...anywhere. Ages 8–14 / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $85

Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $79

Monkeying Around with Sewing There’s no monkeying around in this class except when you sew a cute wrap-around monkey pillow that will hug you all day. Ages 8–14 / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $85

Sew Ruffled Every girl loves ruffles. Make an adorable multi-colored layered ruffle skirt and a matching purse.

Doll’s Life: Sewing Summertime Fun What will your doll do all summer? She can paint or plant a garden in the new outfits that you sew for her. Ages 8–14 / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $85

Candle Making Buying candles at the store is so ordinary. Come learn how to make your very own candles and leave with several different kinds, including sand, votive, chunk, picture and many more. Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $69

Fun with Clay

The Artist Within

Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $79

Learn how to draw and paint portraits, landscapes and still life. Use exciting new media like chalk pastels and acrylics to express your inner artist! Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 1-4pm / $69

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Little Sewn TreasuresFashion Accessories Sew wonderful fashion accessories out of fabric, bracelets, necklaces, and even a bag to put them in. Ages 8–14 / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $79

Yo Yo Animals are Sew Hot Turn a classic toy into a fun companion. Sew a precious little animal out of YOYOs, the hottest craft craze on the market. Ages 8–14 / July 2– 6 / 1-4pm / $79

Drawing Dynamics Unleash your imagination through art. The fundamentals of shape, design and composition will be covered through the use of pencils, pastels and charcoal. Students walk away with several unbelievable works of art and a greater understanding of themselves. Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $79

Ages 8–14 / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $85

Get your hands dirty as you learn to use different techniques like coils, slabs and pinching to build clay sculptures and pots. You will also learn ways to decorate your final designs.

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Scrapbooking Scrapbooking has gained enormous popularity and now you can learn how to do it! By the end of the class you will have learned so many new tricks to scrapbooking, that your final scrapbook will always be something to cherish. Bring your favorite photos. Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $79

Doll’s Life: Sewing A Trip to Paris Sew a fashion-forward outfit for your doll that she could wear on the Paris runway. Tré Chic! Ages 8–14 / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $85

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Activ8ers | Create-A-Lot, iTech Sew a Silly Monster Quilt Sew 9 silly monsters that come together to make a great wall quilt. Guaranteed to make anyone giggle. Ages 8–14 / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $85

Beginning Origami Can’t keep your hands still in school? Then this is the class for you. It’s not fidgeting, it’s folding! We’re not just talking cootie-catchers and cranes. How about spiky-balls bigger than your head? Things big enough to sit in? Cups and plates you can really eat off of? And who knows? You will learn things that will impress your family and friends. Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $79

Christmas in July

Art Attack Aspiring young artists will get the chance to explore several forms of contemporary art. The class as a whole will work on a large group project that will be the centerpiece in the culminating Art Attack Show. Students will receive valuable lessons in line, value, shape, and expression and will learn how to draw anything using triangulation. We will experiment with different media and exchange opinions about the work. Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 9am-12pm / $79

Doll’s Life: Sewing Holiday Dress Up Dress your doll up for two important holidays. Halloween and Christmas. Sew great outfits so your doll will be ready ahead of time.

iTech Computerized Craft: Building with Pico Crickets You can design a digital cat and program it to purr when someone pets it or craft a digital birthday cake that plays a song when you blow out the candles. With PicoCrickets, http://www.picocricket.com/, you can create musical sculptures, interactive jewelry, and dancing creatures. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $95

Girls Only Session Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $95

Learn from Scratch

Paris-Style Paper Pieced Quilt

Sew these trendy mad birds that are featured on the hottest game of the century. They’re mad, but you’ll be glad.

You can learn to create your very own movie or game on the computer. Get ready to learn about an exciting new program from MIT called Scratch, that lets you easily create interactive stories, games, music, and art. You will also discover how to take a digital picture of yourself and make it dance to the music.

Ages 8–14 / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $85

Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $95

Sew a Paris-style paper-pieced wall quilt that features shoes and purses...in true Paris style. A girl’s dream.

Joy of Art: The Four Seasons

Now is your chance to celebrate Christmas in July. Enjoy this week of decorating and making all things Christmas. Learn about other holidays along the way. Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $79

Ages 8–14 / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $85

Zip It Up while Sewing Sew up a denim skirt that has zipper accents. Then make a purse to match. Zippers are the hottest fashion craze. Ages 8–14 / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $85

Ages 8–14 / July 23– 27 / 9am-12pm / $85

Sewing Mad Bird Soft Balls

Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $95

Celebrate the seasons. Spring flowers, summer fun, autumn leaves, and winter wonderlands will inspire us to create projects in a variety of media. Painting, sculpting, and collage are on the calendar of activities.

Lego Robots You can learn to build a robot that will navigate an obstacle course. You will assemble a robot with the LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robotics System and then tell it what to do. Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $95

Ages 8-11 / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-12pm / $79

Sew Some Zipper Critters Sew crazy zipper critters that will brighten up anyone’s day. Maybe you will start a zipper zoo! Ages 8–14 / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-12pm / $85

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Web Design

Self Expression

Students will be introduced to the exciting world of Web publications. Through hands-on experience, the participants will learn how to set up a Web site and maintain it efficiently. The campers will learn the basics of the HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) using both plain text editor and various authoring tools, as well as several higher level Web components such as Macromedia Flash and JavaScript.

How do you see yourself? How do you see the world? Learn how to express your ideas, passions and self to others using music, art, and writing.

Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $95

Computer Animation Workshop Want to put your own spin on your Facebook or MySpace page? Want to build your very own website from scratch? You’ll learn to hand-code HTML and learn color theory, creative text effects and how to design customized graphics. Make your website POP with dynamic animations created with Flash. Design animated menus, rollovers and time-based effects, image galleries, and more. From a basic webpage to an innovative, artistic site with interactive functions—get your vision online for the world to see. Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 9am-12pm / $95

Just 4 U Native Americans Ever wonder how the Native Americans made those webbed dream catchers? And what do they represent? Explore the fascinating world of Native Americans. In addition to making beautiful dream catchers, we will make our own medicine pouches out of leather and go out to look for special items to place in them to bring you luck, health, and happiness.

Ages 8-11 / May 29–June 1 / 1-4pm / $69

Photo Frenzy! Ready, aim, fire! Become a digital photography ninja! Uncover the hidden potential behind the lens and gain a superior knowledge of aperture, white balance, and exposure. Try your hand at a time lapse, learn when to use macro and shoot up the campus on a photographic scavenger hunt. All those extra buttons will soon be an arsenal of picture-taking prowess. Note: Each student must provide his/her own digital camera and memory card.

A Wizard’s ‘Wand’erful World Create your own magical creatures, battle your buddies, and challenge other young aspiring Wizards. Learn the secret recipes to make Dragon Drool and Mythical Munchies. Dress up as your favorite wizard or fantasy character and compete in the ever-popular Castle Build-Off. Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $79

Gardening Fun Plant an herb basket and grow living plants as you explore growing and caring for vegetable and flower gardens. Create a sponge-painted flower pot, your own potpourri design, a grass-head pet and original artwork using recyclable materials.

Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 1-4pm / $79

Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $79

Medieval Times

Creative Speaking and Writing

Hear ye, hear ye. Friends of King Activ8 request thy presence at ye olde class of medieval times. Discover a world of princesses and castles. Dive into ancient times filled with knights and dragons. Accelerate your imagination as you launch into a world of fantasy and make-believe. This class is perfect for dreamers and believers. Come join us as kings and queens while we dress-up, develop stories, and make new friends.

Princesses in towers, trolls under bridges and everything in between. Learn to create stories that will capture your audience. Nothing is too far-fetched in this class! Finish up the class learning how to share your stories with others in a way that will leave them wanting more. Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $69

Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $79

Chess Challenges Computer Keyboarding Don’t get caught in the hunt-andpeck method trap! Using stateof-the-art computer tools, learn correct finger position so you will be an efficient computer operator. Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $79 Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $79

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First, learn the moves of this classic game. After the basics, go on to use pins, forks, skewers, tempi, sacrifices, and zwischenzugs to win the game of kings. From the fool’s mate to the scholar’s mate, from beginning to intermediate tournament play, this class improves your technique. Remember, “chess makes you smart.” Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $79

Ages 8-11 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $69

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Activ8ers | Just 4 U, Scienceologies Modern Mythology Attend Activ8’s very own Camp HalfBlood and begin your own adventure based on the popular Percy Jackson series! Discover what it takes to be a young hero or heroine as you go through a series of trials designed to test your mind and body. Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $79

How to Train Your Dragon If you have ever considered a dragon as a family pet, there are a few things you need to know. Learn how to care for your pet dragon and then design and create one to take home. You will make an illustrated journal of your dragon’s adventures to share with family and friends. Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $79

Scienceologies High Voltage Dive into the world of electricity and go hands-on doing experiments that involve electricity. You will build and test, and most likely see your hair stand up. Ages 8-11 / May 29–June 1 / 1-4pm / $69

Animal Kingdom Thousands of species roam our planet, and it is time for you to learn about some of them. Figure out where each animal came from as you get into the hunter’s head and see how they capture their prey. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $79

Wander and Wonder: Wilderness Safety and Survival Do you know what it feels like to be miles in the back country with no modern conveniences? Would you know what to do if you were hurt or lost? Join us during this wilderness course on staying safe and found. Learn survival skills such as map and compass reading, how to leave your campground as you found it, and how to match topographical features to the landscape. Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 9am-12pm / $79

Dino-mite! Bones, claws and serrated teeth are all that remain. Come learn about dinosaurs as you take an in-depth look at the giant creatures from long ago. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 1-4pm / $79

Fantastic Fossils Discover the prehistoric treasures buried deep beneath our feet. Learn about fossils and the ancient creatures that inevitably created them. Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $79

Dog Care, Obedience Training and Safety Think you are ready to take on the responsibility of pet ownership? Learn a variety of concepts concerning interaction with the animals in our lives in an interactive setting. Discover your pet’s needs, basic animal care, pet safety, occupations and volunteer opportunities working with animals and the way in which animals benefit people.

Blood and Bones Learn about the body from the top of your head to the tips of your toes. Explore the fascinating processes that keep our bodies in working condition and have fun along the way!

At the Scene of the Crime Become a forensic scientist! Learn what goes into solving a crime and discover how to catch the criminal by dusting for fingerprints, analyzing handwriting, examining hair fibers, and much more. Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $79

Monster Machines Explore the inner working of the world’s most facinating machines and build some of the coolest monster machines ever made, from catapults and rockets to cars and boats. Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $79

Chemistry Collision This camp is bubbling over with classic experiments and crazy concoctions. Perform spectacular hands-on activities using real tools. Witness stunning demonstrations and join in inquiry-based discussions. Learn and apply the concepts and techniques just like a real chemist. Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $79 Ages 8-11 / July 30–Aug 3 / 1-4pm / $79

3, 2, 1 Blast Off! This action-packed week will focus solely on rockets and the physics of rocket flight. After learning the model rocket safety code, you will build a number of different rockets and participate in the launching, mission control, propulsion, and recovery of the rockets you build. Campers will be divided into three groups: altitude trackers, launch preparation, and launchers. Every camper will have an opportunity to try all three. Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 1-4pm / $69

Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $79 Ages 8-11 / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-12pm / $79

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Ocean Explorers

Sensational Science

Explore the world under our gigantic oceans by learning about different marine life and the ocean floor. Construct your own 3-dimensional model of this ecosystem while learning about a large diversity of fish, plants and more.

Learn to harness heat energy, the science behind cotton candy, and explore the properties of both light and color. You will experiment with magnets, examine curious optical illusions and analyze the amazing properties of slime. You will get to know your taste buds better and witness a hair-raising demonstration of static electricity!

Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $69

A Plant’s Life From seed to sprout to plant and back to seed again, you’ll follow a plant’s life through its many stages of development and growth. Learn about plant propagation and start seeds and cuttings to grow at home. Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $79

Forces of Nature We will discover how fire, wind, ice, storms and even mud can transform earth and life on it. Besides earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, campers will explore other natural disasters like tornados, tsunamis, avalanches, and hurricanes through experiments, games, and crafts. Join us as we find out about the awesome power of planet earth! Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $79

Guide to the Galaxy! Take a tour of the universe! You will go home with interesting information and take-homes, so you can continue your explorations. Learn about space travel, energy, dry ice, space technology, living in space, motion, and planets and moons. Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $79

Stage Makeup ad Costume Design Learn the ins and outs of stage makeup and costume design. Create characters from your imagination and bring them to life through drawing and design. Work with theatre experts on creating the best stage makeup and costume design for your character. Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $79

Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $79

Create-A-Play Mythbusters! Is it really possible for a human to walk across hot coals? Does lightning really never strike the same place twice? Could a penny dropped from the Empire State building really kill someone? Learn how to apply principles of geometry and physics in order to find the answers to these and many more questions!

Learn the basic building blocks of writing a play! Work in groups to write an original story and take that story all the way from the page to the stage. Learn the importance of movement, improvisation and organization to do your best on Friday’s performance. Note: This is a full day camp. Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 9am-4pm / $159

Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $79

Magicians

Showbiz

Abracadabra! Time to appear in class and learn some of the best tricks to show your friends. From cards to rope tricks, you will learn enough to put on a performance for your family and friends! Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $79

Circus Camp Ever wanted to walk a tight wire or learn how to juggle? At Circus Camp you can learn the basics of many circus skills: acrobatics, juggling, tight-wire walking, tumbling and so much more. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $79

Fashionista Camp This camp is a mix of everything fashion. Learn makeup, skin care, etiquette, hairstyling, acting, runway and more! Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $79

Mad Scientists

Lights! Camera! Action!

Conduct crazy physics experiments and create fascinating chemical potions. Become a mad scientist with household products as you learn to perform a variety of experiments.

Learn the dynamics of storytelling, acting, directing, shooting and more! From preproduction to premiere, make your very first short movie. Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $79

Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $79

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Singing Sensations Do you love to sing? Do you dream of being a singing star? Sing your heart out as you practice singing solo, as a choir member and even karaoke to prepare for your singing debut! Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $69

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Activ8’s Next Top Model Begin your dream of becoming a model! Learn makeup, hair, fashion and all things runway in this camp designed just for you. Learn how to work the runway like the pros. Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $79

Comedy Camp If you want to be the next class clown or perfect your stand-up routine, comedy camp is totally for you! Who knows, maybe you’ll even launch your acting career. Many comedians got discovered at comedy camp - maybe you will too! Ages 8-11 / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $79

Build Instruments Instruments are made with very simple materials, but the sounds they produce are extraordinary! In this class, you’ll learn about the many instruments of the world and build some of them yourself. Don’t be suprised if you end up performing in your own instrumental band! Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $79

Glee Club Love to sing? Love to dance? Then this is the class for you! Combine your two favorite pastimes to create a performance piece that is exciting for

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both eyes and ears. We’ll showcase your skills on Friday with a final performance. This is a 2-week, half-day camp. Ages 8-11 / July 23–Aug 3 / 9am-12pm / $159

Game Show Mania Ever dreamed of being on a game show? Here is your chance! Get a chance to participate in game shows with your friends. Learn what it takes to work back stage on a show as well as be a spotlight contestant. Ages 8-11 / July 30–Aug 3 / 1-4pm / $79

Sports & Dance Jazz, Funk and Hip Hop Learn the right technique for Jazz, Funk, and Hip Hop so you can dance to a variety of music. You will be able to put on a show that will dazzle your audience! Ages 8-11 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $69

Cougar Swim Camp Start with appropriate stretches and warm ups before entering the water. Practice swim strokes and experience a lot of fun in the water through guided and free swim time as well as playing team water sports. Ages 8-11 / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $85 Ages 8-11 / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $85

Dance Bootcamp Improve your dance moves with this week-long boot camp. Learn proper stretching techniques and several dance styles! This training will make you a better dancer and prepare you to tryout for your school’s dance team. Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $79

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Rock Climbing for Beginners Explore the fundamentals of rock climbing by learning skills such as basic knots, belaying, and climbing language. Practice finding hand and food holds in a completely safe environment. Ages 8-11 / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $85 Ages 8-11 / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-12pm / $85

Virtual Dance Camp Through electronic video games, you will compete with your friends for the title of dancing superstar. Become familiar with the latest dance video games and improve your dance moves. Ages 8-11 / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $79 Ages 8-11 / July 2– 6 / 1-4pm / $69

Virtual Sports Challenge Do you enjoy competitive sports? Do you enjoy video gaming? This camp combines these two pastimes into one high energy experience. Compete virtually with your friends in various sport activities through video gaming. You might have these gaming options at home but how often do you get to compete with your friends for a championship title at summer camp? Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $79

Dance Party Camp Learn a variety of styles and dances to be a star at this camp. This camp is full of fun and funky dances along with creative dance activities designed just for you! Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $79

Mad About Sports Want to play flag football? What about soccer, kickball, ultimate frisbee, basketball and more? Play them all at least once in this exciting and diverse camp! Ages 8-11 / July 23– 27 / 9am-12pm / $89

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Check out the Activ8 Planning Guide online at www.Activ8er.com to plan your summer camp experience!

This is our special program for campers 11 and up. These camps are designed with you in mind! From just for fun to functional activities, we have you covered. Most of these camps will be in the Elizabeth Turner Bradley Center (EBTC). However, the CSU Recreation Center will be the location for sport camps and the Center for Commerce and Technology will house our iTech camps. Drop off and pick up will be at the EBTC.

Brain Training Introduction to Architectural Design Draw the different architectural periods and styles while taking sketching field trips around the university campus. Discover how architects use art, science, history, and basic design to create buildings. Use your imagination and vision to express your unique architectural style through participation in a project that will be shared with family and friends at the end of the course. Ages 11 & up / May 29–June 1 / 1-4pm / $69

Study Skills and Test Taking Looking to fine-tune your study skills, acquire valuable test-taking techniques and develop an academic edge? Addressing all learning styles, this class offers a highly innovative curriculum that will show students how to be successful in the classroom. Dynamic group exercises are also incorporated to develop classroom etiquette and to teach the importance of teamwork in academics. Did we mention fun? Ages 11 & up / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $79

FUNtastic Math

School Year Adventures

This is not a camp to teach math, but to take a trip through the garden of Recreational Mathematics. Learn how to perform amazing magic tricks, be a mind reader and predict the future. Learn secrets of winning at games every time. Find out how to break secret codes and about codes that cannot be broken. Discover how to do complex math problems in your head.

It is never too early to develop good study techniques and time management skills. Learn how to get good grades while having fun along the way. Join us as we explore test-taking and the development of study skills which will be useful for years to come.

Ages 11 & up / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $79

Passport to the World

Jump Start Geometry Explore the geometric world of points, lines, angles, triangles, polygons, 3-D figures and basic trigonometry through a variety of hands-on activities using protractors, compasses, and geometric art. Help prepare for future geometry classes. Ages 11 & up / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $79

Effective Writing Writing is one of the most important skills needed to succeed academically. Learn some of the practical skills for effective writing. Practice writing and gain confidence in recognizing and correcting grammatical errors and understanding the fundamentals of sentence structure, punctuation, and word usage. Learn techniques for generating divergent ideas for compositions and story writing.

Ages 11 & up / July 2– 6 / 1-4pm / $69

Have you ever wanted to travel to foreign places? Come take a trip around the world with us! We will taste new foods, see new sights, speak new words and hear new music. Come experience Asian, European, African, Australian and South American cultures. Ages 11 & up / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $79

Empowered Writing Language is power - use this power to discover the writer within you. Learn a combination of skills that help you find your voice in your writing. Experience opportunities to write responses to readings, create a persuasive essay, and express yourself through your writing. Topics are developed according to your individual interests. By the end of the course, you will have produced several complete pieces of writing to form a portfolio. Ages 11 & up / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $79

Ages 11 & up / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $79

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Arts and Crafts Around the World and Beyond

Does poetry frustrate you - or do you love it? Are you uncomfortable with it - or does it speak to you in a personal way? Participate in relaxed, creative activities within a friendly atmosphere, and experience poems that will relate to your own life, feelings, and imagination. Read with greater understanding and expand your appreciation of the language of poetry. Discover and celebrate what poetry offers - and maybe even find the poetic soul within you.

Design a mural of South Africa. Learn about the decorative culture of the Aboriginal artists. Discover yarn art by making a plate using South American designs. View the art work of ancient Egyptian and Roman mosaics. Create alien life forms out of clay and a gas cloud using paint and pastels. Acrylic and tempera paint will be used so bring an old T-shirt.

Ages 11 & up / July 23– 27 / 9am-12pm / $79

Ages 11 & up / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $79

Sewing Camps 4 You

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Sewing up Some Monkey Business Ages 8–14 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $79

Create-A-Lot

Sew a Posh Paris Poodle

Ages 8–14 / May 29–June 1 / 1-4pm / $79

Sewing Bags, Boxes, and Bowls

Ages 8–14 / June 4– 8 / 1-4pm / $85

Stop Motion Madness

Sewing PJs for Your Snuggle Party

Take your love of flip books, drawing, and film, mix it all together and come out at the end of the week with an animated film that will blow you away. Bring your stories, your favorite characters, your sketchpads and your willingness to let your creativity shine.

I Sewed a Monster On My Back

Ages 11 & up / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $69

Drawing and Painting Exploration

Sewing for Vacation Fun

Ages 8–14 / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $85

Ages 8–14 / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $85

Monkeying Around with Sewing Sew Ruffled

Ages 8–14 / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $85

Ages 8–14 / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $85

Ages 8–14 / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $85

Art on the Go to Sew

Ages 8–14 / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $85

Doll’s Life: Sewing Summertime Fun Ages 8–14 / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $85

Campers will have a blast learning about drawing and painting in this camp. Kids will have the opportunity to work in several different drawing and painting media over the course of the week.

Little Sewn Treasures-Fashion Accessories Ages 8–14 / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $79

Ages 11 & up / June 4– 8 / 1-4pm / $79

Sew a Silly Monster Quilt

60s and 70s in Art and Music

Yo Yo Animals are Sew Hot

Doll’s Life: Sewing a Trip to Paris

Ages 8–14 / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $85

Ages 8–14 / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $85

Paris-Style Paper Pieced Quilt

Peace, love, and rock-n-roll await you as we create portraits in the style of pop art, and make farout record album covers and colorful psychedelic posters and clothes.

Zip It Up while Sewing

Ages 11 & up / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $79

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Ages 8–14 / July 2– 6 / 1-4pm / $79

Ages 8–14 / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $85

Ages 8–14 / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $85

Doll’s Life: Sewing Holiday Dress Up Ages 8–14 / July 23– 27 / 9am-12pm / $85 Sewing Mad Birds Soft Balls

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Ages 8–14 / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-12pm / $85

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Creating Cartoons

Ancient Art

Animate with Alice

Cartooning FUNdamentals at your fingertips! Pull yourself away from watching cartoons and learn how to design, draw and animate your own! This camp is for all levels of artistic ability - from stick men masters to junior Picassos. Children will be introduced to drawing fundamentals geared towards creating fluid and expressive characters. The camp will be nurturing and cooperative with the exercises based on traditional drawing techniques that will improve a child’s natural drawing ability. Note: This is a full day camp.

Explore the art of Egypt, Greece, and Rome! Join us as we re-create Egyptian scarabs, Roman mosaics, Greek pottery, coins and more. You will get a hands-on experience through discovery boxes that allow you to take on the role of real museum workers and artisans, and make and take home your own ancient treasures. Students will conclude the course with their own art show.

Learn to create your own movie or game. Work with an exciting program from Carnegie Mellon University called Alice that allows you to direct your own 3D movie or 3D interactive animation.

Ages 11 & up / June 25– 29 / 9am-4pm / $159

Writing Just for Fun Do you enjoy creative writing? Do you like taking flights of fancy? Multiply your fun in this class, where you can spark the imagination of your classmates by helping to invent amusing short pieces with other budding writers. You’ll play some writing games, create small writings on your own, and also get new story ideas for your personal enjoyment.

Ages 11 & up / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $79

Fashion Design School Thinking about being a fashion designer? Are you a creative, detailoriented person, passionate about innovation and in search of a place to express yourself? This workshop will provide you with a chance to explore this multifarious field and will culminate in a huge Fashion Show event where our students will market their new fashion line. In our design school workshop, students will develop their sense of color, texture and detail. Ages 11 & up / July 30–Aug 3 / 1-4pm / $79

Ages 11 & up / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $69

Seize the Story: Intensive Writing for Teen Writers Whether you enjoy writing fiction or non-fiction, in this class you’ll join other teen writers in creating a story with moving description, memorable characters, and a ‘so what’ ending that leaves your readers wanting more (or at least a signed copy.) Ages 11 & up / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $79

iTech Introduction to Games Design Do you want to develop computer games? You can create professional looking games in very little time. You can make games with backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects using a professional game development engine. Note: This is a full day camp. Ages 14–18 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-4pm / $195

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Lego Robots You can build a robot that will navigate an obstacle course. Assemble a robot with the LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robotics System and then tell it what to do. Ages 11–14 / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $95 Ages 11–14 / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $95

Game Maker Do you want to develop computer games? You can create professional looking games within very little time. You can make games with backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects, and even 3D games using Game Maker. Ages 11–14 / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $95 Ages 11–14 / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $95

3D Game Art and Design This immersive course will lead you through the process of designing and creating an original game assets using Blender. You’ll learn practical approaches to level map design, previsualization, and 3D conceptualization/modeling. Ages 14–18 / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $95

Invent on Python: Computer Programming Learn computer programming using the Python programming language. You will learn to change images, put a picture of yourself in a scene, and manipulate music, all while learning to write computer programs. Ages 15–18 / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $95

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Just 4 U Teen vs. Wild Learn basic survival skills such as how to start a camp fire, cooking outdoors, recognizing poisonous plants/animals, and what to do if you encounter a bear. Strengthen your knowledge and appreciation for the outdoors. Ages 11 & up / May 29–June 1 / 1-4pm / $69

Computer Keyboarding Don’t get caught in the hunt-andpeck method trap! Using stateof-the-art computer tools, learn correct finger position so you will be an efficient computer operator. Ages 11 & up / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $79

Photo Frenzy! Ready, aim, fire! Become a digital photography ninja! Uncover the hidden potential behind the lens and gain a superior knowledge of aperture, white balance, and exposure. Try your hand at a time lapse, learn when to use macro and shoot up the campus on a photographic scavenger hunt. All those extra buttons will soon be an arsenal of picture-taking prowess. NOTE: Each student must provide his/her own digital camera and memory card. Ages 11 & up / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $79

Get Ready, Get Set, Get a Job! Find out what it takes to get a great job! Discover how to write an effective resume and how to shine in a business interview. Learn formatting, effective wording, consistency, and editing. Explore common interview questions, first impressions, question pitfalls, and closing an interview. Mock interviews will be conducted in class in a fun, interactive format. Ages 11 & up / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $79

Leadership Development If you are a leader or aspire to become a leader, this class is for you! Topics of discussion and exploration will include but are not limited to: secondary and college experiences, dressing for success, community service opportunities, and public speaking tips. Work in a collegial atmosphere so that you can recognize your strengths, talents, potential and your endless opportunities for future success. Ages 11 & up / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $79

Babysitter Bootcamp Raise the bar for your babysitting business! Learn infant and child safety, basic lifesaving skills, homework assistance skills and games kids love to play. Improve your marketing strategy and receive a number of resources you can use to find activities for kids and to promote your business. Ages 11 & up / July 2– 6 / 1-4pm / $69 Ages 11 & up / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-12pm / $79

Helping Hands Have you ever wanted to give back to your community? Come share in this experience to pay it forward. The class will actively work with a variety of nonprofit organizations to help those in need. You’re never too young to get involved! Ages 11 & up / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $79

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Vampires & Werewolves Choose a side as you explore the books and movies that have taken the world by storm. Exciting discussions and projects may have you wishing you could travel to Forks, Washington. Come see what all of the vampire frenzy is about! Ages 11 & up / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $79

Survivor A8 Ever wonder what it would be like to be stranded on a deserted island? Figure out how to survive by learning about your surroundings and your limitations. Who will be the last survivor? Ages 11 & up / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $79

Wander and Wonder: Wilderness Safety and Survival Do you know what it feels like to be miles in the back country with no modern conveniences? Would you know what to do if you were hurt or lost? Join us during this wilderness course on staying safe and found. Learn survival skills such as map and compass reading, how to leave your campground as you found it, and how to match topographical features to the landscape. Ages 11 & up / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $79

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Scienceologies Mythbusters! Is it really possible for a human to walk across hot coals? Does lightning really never strike the same place twice? Could a penny dropped from the Empire State building really kill someone? Learn how to apply principles of geometry and physics in order to find the answers to these and many more questions! Ages 11 & up / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $69

Chemistry and Our World Embark on an exciting journey into a world of discoveries. Study the states of matter, kinetic theory, chemical reactions, matter and change, atomic structure, and the periodic table. Experiment with colorful chemical reactions. Come to this awesome camp ready to learn how chemistry affects the world around you. Ages 11 & up / June 4– 8 / 1-4pm / $79

CSI Become a forensic scientist in this crime scene investigation camp. Just like on TV, you will learn what goes into solving a crime and catching the criminal through dusting for fingerprints, analyzing handwriting, examining hair fibers and so much more. Ages 11 & up / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $79

Blood and Bones In this wacky human biology camp, you’ll learn about the body from the top of your head to the tips of your toes. Explore the fascinating processes that keep our bodies in working condition and have fun along the way!

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A Plant’s Life

Nature’s Super Heroes

From seed to sprout to plant and back to seed again, you’ll follow a plant’s life through its many stages of development and growth. Learn about plant propagation and start seeds and cuttings to grow at home.

Discover creatures and critters that have a certain super hero style! Investigate the worlds of different organisms and learn what traits and adaptations allow them to survive and thrive in their environments. Take these traits and create your own super hero. Bring this hero to life with their natural and supernatural characteristics. End the camp with an exhibit highlighting your superhero creations.

Ages 11 & up / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $79

Blast Off with Solar Energy! Explore the power of solar energy. Learn about alternative energy sources, build a mini-rocket, build and cook with a solar oven, and learn how to use a solar energy source to power everyday objects. Join us for a sizzling week of fun with the sun!

Ages 11 & up / July 30–Aug 3 / 1-4pm / $79

Showbiz

Ages 11 & up / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $79

Lights! Camera! Action!

Super Science Investigators

Learn the dynamics of storytelling, acting, directing, shooting and more! From preproduction to premiere, make your very first short movie.

Experience and experiment with a new science adventure each day in this awesome camp full of chemistry, biology, geology and other spectacular science fields. Daily handson experiments let you get creative and get messy with science as you learn about how the world works. Ages 11 & up / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $79

Ages 11 & up / June 4– 8 / 9am-12pm / $79

Improv Improv! To be a successful actor or comedian, you have to be good at coming up with things quickly. Here you learn tricks to improv, and act out scenarios to make people laugh. Ages 11 & up / June 11– 15 / 1-4pm / $79

Gross Anatomy Spend the week learning things like how our body makes a scab, where ear wax comes from, why we hiccup, and what spit has to do with taste. Make your own blood, brains, and snot! At week’s end, you will see the body in a whole new way and be able to make lots of wonderful dinner conversation. Ages 11 & up / July 23– 27 / 1-4pm / $79

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Game Show Mania

Explore the theatre arts and learn the basics of costumes, makeup, and scenery. Work on individual and group projects, such as designing costumes for a play of your choice, putting on stage makeup, and drawing three-dimensional sets. A brief history of theatre will be given and you will be encouraged to develop both your skills and imagination.

Ever dreamed of being on a game show? Get a chance to participate in game shows with your friends. Learn how what it takes to work back stage on a show as well as be a spotlight contestant.

Ages 11 & up / June 18– 22 / 1-4pm / $79

Movie Critic It’s time for people to hear what you think of movies. You will see what most movie critics look for in movies and then become a critic yourself. Your opinion matters because the number of stars or thumbs-up you give will influence others. Ages 11 & up / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $79

Singing Sensations Do you love to sing? Do you dream of being a singing star? Sing your heart out as you practice singing solo, as a choir member and even karaoke to prepare for your singing debut! Ages 11 & up / July 9– 13 / 1-4pm / $79

Activ8 School Musical The movies have been a hit, and now it is time to put you in the scenes. You will become part of the moves as we act, sing, and dance to the music. On Friday, we will put on our own musical Activ8 style. Ages 11 & up / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $79

Ages 11 & up / July 23– 27 / 9am-12pm / $79

Sports & Dance Mad About Sports

Dance Bootcamp

Ages 11 & up / June 11– 15 / 9am-12pm / $89

Improve your dance moves with this week-long boot camp! Learn proper stretching techniques and several dance styles. This training will make you a better dancer and prepare you to tryout for your school’s dance team.

Ages 11 & up / July 9– 13 / 9am-12pm / $89

Ages 11 & up / July 2– 6 / 9am-12pm / $69

Cougar Swim Camp

Virtual Sports Challenge

Start with appropriate stretches and warm ups before entering the water. Practice swim strokes and experience a lot of fun in the water through guided and free swim time as well as playing team water sports.

Do you enjoy competitive sports? Do you enjoy video gaming? This camp combines these two pastimes into one high energy experience. Compete virtually with your friends in various sport activities through video gaming. You might have these gaming options at home, but how often do you get to compete with your friends for a championship title at summer camp?

Want to play flag football? What about soccer, kickball, ultimate Frisbee, basketball and more? Play them all at least once in this exciting and diverse camp!

Ages 11 & up / June 18– 22 / 9am-12pm / $85

Rock Climbing Explore the fundamentals of rock climbing by learning skills such as basic knots, belaying, and climbing language. Practice finding hand and food holds in a completely safe environment. Ages 11 & up / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $85

Ages 11 & up / July 16– 20 / 1-4pm / $79

Virtual Dance Camp Through electronic video games, you will compete with your friends for the title of dancing superstar. Become familiar with the latest dance video games and improve on your dance moves. Ages 11 & up / July 30–Aug 3 / 9am-12pm / $79

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CSU Dance Conservatory Summer Ballet Classes Maintain your beautiful ballet form, or start ballet this summer! Take advantage of classes in 3-week sessions: • Session 1: June 11–28 • Session 2: July 9–26 All new students ages 8 and up will be evaluated for placement. Four and 5 year olds register for Creative Movement. Kindegarten, 1st, and 2nd grade children register for Pre-Ballet. New students are required to pay a $10 summer registration fee. A special class for boys ages 10-14 is available. Many sportsmen learn ballet to gain balance, flexibility, strength, precision of movement, good concentration and confidence. Ballet has been used to train football and baseball players, fencers, ice skaters and martial arts fighters. All CSU Dance Conservatory classes are held at the historic Rankin Arts Center, 1004 Broadway in uptown Columbus. Register before April 16 and receive a 5% discount. Register for both ballet sessions and receive a 5% discount. Discounts may be combined!

CLASS SCHEDULE

Call 706.507.8070 and register today!

June 11-28 & July 9-26 (2 Sessions)

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Intermediate/ Advanced Ballet Technique 5-6:30 pm Ballet (Level 1-2) 5:30-6:30 pm

Pointe (Level 4-5) 5-6:30 pm Ballet (Level 3) 5-6:30 pm

Adult Tap 6:30-7:30 pm

Ballet Intensive 2012! The Ballet Intensive is for students ages 10 and up who have been en pointe. Students must have a minimum of 3 consecutive years of training and must be evaluated prior to enrolling. The Ballet Intensive includes Ballet Technique, Pointe, Variations, Choreography, Jazz, Modern, and a special course on Physical Therapy, Injury Prevention and Treatment. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your skills this summer! Bring your lunch. Teachers: Sol Nazario (Guest Teacher), Catherine Stubbs (Physical Therapist), Nicole Park (Jazz Teacher), Laura Johnson (Modern Teacher), and Maria Hirsch (Director). Dates: June 4-8 / 9:00 am–3:30 pm / $275

Register by April 16 and receive a 5% discount! Call 706.507.8070 or register online at ColumbusState.edu/Ballet

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Beginner Modern (Level 3-4) 5-6:30 pm

Beginner Ballet Technique for Boys 5-6 pm

Advanced Jazz (Level 5) 5:30-7 pm

Intermediate/ Advanced Ballet Technique (Level 4-5) 5-6:30 pm

Adult Ballet 6:30-7:45 pm

Ballet (Level 1-2) 6-7 pm

Ballet (Level 3) 6-7:30 pm

One-week fee schedule available. Call 706.507.8070 for information.

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Hunters & Swans Ballet Camp Don’t miss this Creative Movement Summer Camp. You’ll have four days of fun and dance instruction, along with crafts, music, story time and more. Then get ready to show off when you perform during a special show for family and friends at the end of camp! Ages 4-6 / June 4-7 / 9-11:30 am / $75 Ages 4-6 / July 9-12 / 9-11:30 am / $75

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Oxbow Meadows Wild about Animals Explore the wetlands surrounding Oxbow Meadows. Catch insects, go for bird watching hikes, and experience the thrill of live animal encounters. Put on your boots and get ready for a fun-filled outdoor adventure! Ages 6–10 / June 18– 22 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $159

Naturally Artistic Spend the week creating works of art inspired by nature. Photograph wildlife, sculpt pottery with native Georgia clays, make toys out of recycled items, and craft paper from plants and flowers.

RocketBoosters!

Space-O-Rama!

Do not be fooled by their ages; these campers will be doing space-related activities that will excite and challenge campers of all ages. Among the activities include launching rockets, flying jet simulators, enjoying laser shows, using telescopes, constructing solar cookers, and making aliens. Snacks are provided; bring a brown bag lunch.

Space-O-Rama is a great camp for future scientists. An awesome week of walking through the universe, constructing and launching rockets, designing aliens, building sundials, playing space games, jet simulators and much, much more. Snacks will be provided, bring a bag lunch. Ages 5–7 / July 16– 20 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $205

Ages 5–7 / June 11– 15 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $205

So You Want to be an Astronaut! One of our most popular camps! Fly Challenger Missions and fighter jet simulators, design and build aliens, explore robotics and aeronautics, build and launch different types of rockets, and much, much more. Snacks are provided; bring a brown bag lunch.

LightSpeeders! With so much to do, this camp will seem like it moves at the speed of light! Rockets, games, space art, flight simulators, sci-fi movies, laser shows, and solar telescopes are just a small list of the activities these campers will enjoy. Snacks will be provided, bring a bag lunch. Ages 5–7 / July 30–Aug 3 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $205

Ages 7–10 / June 18– 22 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $205

Ages 6–10 / July 16– 20 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $179

Earth, H2O & Beyond!

Coca-Cola Space Science Center Camps Space Extravaganza Designed to meet the needs of the experienced camper, this camp experience covers multiple topics; why do one when you can do them all! BE WARNED: in this intense week, campers will have an awesome time exploring rocketry, Challenger missions, gaming/comics, astronomy and Sci-Fi movie-making. Sign up quick. This camp is sure to be a hit! Ages 8–12 / June 4– 8 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $205 Ages 8–12 / July 23– 27 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $205

Designed especially for water lovers, this camp will focus on the role of water here on Earth and in the far reaches of the solar system. The many activities included are rocket and balloon launches, gaming, Challenger missions, jet simulators, aliens and to top it all off, a field trip to the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Snacks will be provided; bring a brown bag lunch. Ages 7–10 / June 25– 29 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $205

So You Want to be an Astronaut! One astronaut camp is never enough! Intended for those unable to attend the first one. Campers will fly Challenger Missions and fighter jet simulators, design aliens, explore robotics, gaming, build and launch different types of rockets, and much, much more. Snacks will be provided; bring a bag lunch.

SPRING BREAK Soccer Camp 2012 The Spring Break Soccer Camp is designed to give extra training to both boys and girls who want to improve on the fundamentals of soccer. Skills will be taught according to age and ability with a small sided approach. Each session will focus on various areas of the game including dribbling, finishing, passing, receiving, possession, and goalkeeping. Classes will run every day during the Muscogee County Spring Break. All campers are required to bring their own soccer ball, water bottle, and a snack. All classes will be taught at the CSU Walden Soccer complex on campus located just off of Algonquin Drive. For additional information please contact Jay Entlich at 706.507.8055. Ages 4–14 / April 2–April 6 / 9am-12pm / $125

Ages 7–10 / July 9– 13 / 8:30 am-4:30pm / $205

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Athletic Camps

Striker / GK Soccer Camp

Soccer Camps Soccer Camps focus on making the game of soccer easy and fun. Learn the skills of dribbling, passing, kicking, and making goals. The typical day includes fundamentals and match-related skills training, tactical awareness training, and competitive group and team play. Players at all skill levels will benefit from the program. Full day campers eat lunch in the caferteria (included in tuition). In the afternoon, play indoor soccer and go swimming when facilities are available. Meet at the CSU Walden soccer complex.

Half Day Ages 4–14 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $125

The fourth annual Striker/Goalkeeper camp offers specialty training for players who like to score goals and become better goalkeepers. The entire week will focus on being the best strikers and goalkeepers in the area. This camp is for players who want the next level of training. Ages 7–18 / July 23– 26 / 6:30-8:30pm / $100

Middle School Prep Camp This camp is for boys and girls who will be entering into the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade. The camp will be for Middle School soccer players getting ready for their upcoming Middle School season. We will focus on preparing the players to play at a higher level and work on tactics training and individual skill development. Ages 11–14 / July 30–Aug 1 / 6:30-8pm / $30

Ages 4–14 / June 11– 14 / 9am-12pm / $125 Ages 4–14 / July 23– 26 / 9am-12pm / $125

Full Day Ages 7–14 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-4pm / $200 Ages 7–14 / June 11– 14 / 9am-4pm / $200 Ages 7–14 / July 23– 26 / 9am-4pm / $200

CSU Elite Soccer Camp Elite Soccer Camp is for those who want more opportunities to grow as a player. Gain strength and conditioning, speed and agility, and the opportunity to learn more advanced tactics and functional training. Camp will focus on helping players speed of play and decision making capabilities. A recruiting seminar will be offered during this camp to help you better understand the recruiting process. Camp begins on Saturday with check-in at the dormitories from 2-3pm followed by a meeting to begin camp at 4pm at the Mock Pavillion.

Tennis Camp The CSU Tennis Camps explore the game of tennis and the fundamentals needed to be a successful player whether you are a beginner or advanced player. Instruction covers the fundamentals, and combines games, drills, and workouts with the ball machine. We will work on the backhand and forehand swings, and the serve. Campers will meet at the CSU Mary Blackmon Tennis Center. For more information call 706.568.2317. Ages 5–17 / May 29–June 1 / 9am-12pm / $125 Ages 5–17 / June 11– 14 / 9am-12pm / $125 Ages 5–17 / June 18– 21 / 9am-12pm / $125 Ages 5–17 / July 23– 26 / 9am-12pm / $125

Commuters Ages 8–18 / June 23– 27 / 9am-9pm / $250

Residents Ages 12–18 / June 23– 27 / 9am-9pm / $375

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CSU Youth Development Program This camp focuses on helping kids become the complete athlete. The training is geared to improve allaround athletic ability, while focusing on proper form and technique. As athletes progress through the program, skills and techniques will become more advanced. The specific components are as listed: strength training (core stability), speed, acceleration training, dynamic balance and agility. Coach Wachholz has worked with prior collegiate strength and conditioning coaches from the University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, and Cal-State Fullerton. Mondays & Wednesdays: Ages 8–12 / May 30–June 25 / 4-5:15pm / $140 Ages 8–12 / July 2–Aug 1 / 4-5:15pm / $140 Tuesdays & Thursdays: Ages 8–12 / May 29–June 28 / 5:30-6:45pm / $150 Ages 8–12 / July 3–Aug 2 / 5:30-6:45pm / $150

Competitive Edge Competitive Edge is a camp designed to improve athletic ability among those athletes looking to take their game to the next level. This camp will focus on improving the 40 yard dash time, lateral quickness, transitions and first step explosiveness. A variety of techniques will be used to help train the athletes. Coach Wachholz has worked with prior collegiate strength and conditioning coaches from the University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, and Cal-State Fullerton. Mondays & Wednesdays: Ages 13–18 / May 30–June 27 / 10-11:15am / $140 Ages 13–18 / May 30–June 27 / 5:30-6:45pm / $140 Ages 13–18 / July 2–Aug 1 / 10-11:15am / $140

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Activ8 | Athletic Camps Elite Lifting Camp

The Elite Lifting Camp is geared towards improving the overall strength of the athlete. Muscular endurance and muscular strength will be addressed. You will be taught a variety of lifts to achieve the goals. Coach Wachholz has worked with collegiate strength and conditioning coaches from the University of Wisconsin, University of Iowa, and Cal-State Fullerton.

Ages 14–18 / May 29–June 28 / 8-9:30am / $340 Ages 14–18 / July 2–Aug 2 / 8-9:30am / $340

FUN-Damentals of Golf Camp Do you want to be a champion golfer one day? Then FUN-damentals of Golf is a summer camp for you. Come to the CSU golf camps at the Mark Immelman Golf Teaching Center located at the Bull Creek Golf Course. Gain a deeper understanding of golf, and build confidence in your ability while having a fun-filled time with other campers. During the camp you will learn and practice driving, iron play, chipping, bunker play, and putting, as well as learning the rules and correct etiquette. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Bring your own lunch. You are required to wear appropriate clothes and golf or tennis shoes. Note: to be a champion golfer you also have to have your own golf equipment! For more information call CSU Head Golf Coach, Mark Immelman at 706.565.4829. Ages 6–18 / June 4– 7 / 8:30 -11:30am / $225

Golf Camp (Girls Only) This camp is designed to give an aspiring young golfer a better understanding of golf as well as life skills. Learn and practice putting, chipping, bunker play, and driving, as well as the rules and proper etiquette of golf. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. You should wear appropriate clothing and sunscreen, as well as bring

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your own golf equipment. Instruction will be given by CSU Women’s Golf Coach Brian Padgett, as well as team members. For more information call 706.580.9786. Campers will meet at Bull Creek Golf Course in Midland, GA. Ages 13–17 / July 23– 26 / 8:30-11:30am / $165 Ages 8–12 / June 25– 28 / 8:30-11:30am / $165

Basketball Fundamentals Camp (Boys & Girls) This camp is designed to accommodate all skill levels. Campers will improve their basketball playing skills and focus on the fundamentals and participating in different contests and scrimmages. The Columbus State University Men’s and Women’s coaching staff will provide instruction. Campers will meet at the Lumpkin Center on the CSU campus. Visit csucougars. com for more information. Ages 6–17 / June 4– 7 / 9am-12pm / $125

Basketball Shooters Camp This camp is designed to help players improve their shooting technique. Campers will work on three point shots, free throws, and shooting off the dribble. The Men’s and Women’s coaching staff will be providing instruction. Campers will meet at the Lumpkin Center on the CSU campus. Visit csucougars.com for more information. Ages 13–18 / June 25– 27 / 6-9pm / $85

Softball Skills Camp Half Day (Girls Only) This camp is designed for the younger athlete looking to improve her overall skills. Campers will be grouped according to skill level. Lunch will be provided for Full day campers only.

CSU Cougars Baseball Camp The Cougar Baseball Camp is for both young and older players looking to develop skills, learn the game, and have fun. Players will receive individualized instruction and learn fundamentals of hitting, pitching, fielding, and team play. Players will be divided into age groups for drills and games. The camp will be led by the CSU Head Coach Greg Appleton and his assistant coaches Patrick Collins and Sammy Styers. Campers will meet daily at Ragsdale Field on the CSU campus. Campers must bring their own baseball bats and gloves. For more information please contact Greg Appleton at 706.568.2444. Ages 4–12 / June 4– 7 / 9am-12pm / $125

CHS Girls Lacrosse Camp This camp is for beginners to experienced players. Beginners will learn the fundamentals of lacrosse skills and rules while having fun. Advanced players will be challenged with drills, tactic training and intramural scrimmages. Campers will get individual and group instruction on catching, throwing, scooping, dodging and team play. All campers need to bring their lacrosse stick, goggles, mouthpiece and water bottle. Some lacrosse sticks and goggles will be available for daily use for new players (bring your own mouthpiece and water bottle). Campers will meet at the CSU intramural fields. Come experience the fastest growing sport in America! Ages 11-18 / June 4– 7 / 9am-12pm / $125

Half Day Ages 8–14 / June 4– 7 / 9am-12pm / $110

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Air Rifle Camp This camp, taught by a certified instructor, is designed for young people interested in becoming involved in competitive shooting or those who wish to improve skills. Camp includes gun safety program, use of air rifle, pellets and targets. Air guns and pellets are provided. Campers will meet in the Woodruff Gym. Ages 8–18 / June 5– 8 / 9am-12pm / $125 Ages 10–17 / June 25– 28 / 9am-12pm / $125

39th Annual Cheerleading Camp The 2012 cheerleading camp is the 39th Annual and is the longest running camp on campus. TThe CSU Cheerleaders have won several Peach Belt Titles, are nationally ranked and are the 2004, 2005 & 2008 UCA National Champions. The 39th Annual Columbus State University Cheerleading Camp will feature cheers, chants, jumps, dances and a lot of fun. The week will end on Friday morning with a Pep Rally for family and friends. The CSU cheerleaders will offer guidance in all aspects of Cheerleading. Call Jimbo Davis at 706.568.2317 for more information. Campers meet at the CSU Lumpkin Center. Ages 4–14 / July 16– 20 / 9am-12pm / $85

POWER Camp (Boys Only) Sports statistics, architecture, art and design, rockets, games, puzzles, and technology have a foundation in mathematics. Explore these and other topics through a variety of hands-on activities in POWER Camp for boys entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Whether you already like math or it has never been your favorite subject, you’ll be intrigued to see how it connects to other areas of your life and inspired to find out that it is about more than numbers and computation. You’ll spend the week engaged in hands-on activities - no boring drill and practice. Come have fun while you explore mathematical connections. Bring your lunch. The camps will be held at Columbus High School. The Columbus High Math Club can provide supervision for early drop off or late pick up for an additional fee. Information about early drop off and late pick up is available at http://crmc. columbusstate.edu/camps.php. Ages 12–14 / June 25– 29 / 9am-4pm / $149

Dance Camp The CSU Dance Team, one of the south’s best Division II programs, will conduct their Annual Dance Camp at CSU. The camp will feature all types of dances. The week will end with a grand finale on Th for family and friends. The camp will work with individuals or teams. Call 706.568.2317 for more information. Campers meet at the Lumpkin Center. Ages 4–14 / July 23– 26 / 9am-12pm / $85

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PRIME Camp (Girls Only) Explore mathematical connections to art, science, games, puzzles and technology in a fun and engaging camp for girls only. Whether math is already your favorite subject or if you’ve never cared for it, you’ll enjoy the variety of activities in this popular camp. You’ll see connections between mathematics and many areas of your life and find out that math is more than just numbers and computation. No boring drill and

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practice - just engaging activities to peak your interest in mathematics. This is the Columbus Regional Mathematics Collaborative’s longest running camp. Girls frequently remember their PRIME experience fondly even after finishing college. Have fun and learn some mathematics at the same time. Bring your lunch. The camps will be held at Columbus High School. The Columbus High Math Club can provide supervision for early drop off or late pick up for an additional fee. Information about early drop off and late pick up is available at http://crmc.columbusstate.edu/camps. php. Ages 12–14 / June 25– 29 / 9am-4pm / $149

PSI: Problem Solving Investigators Become a PSI specialist as you solve mysteries, explore puzzles, play games, and enjoy hands-on activities, all while investigating mathematical ideas. Campers will discover that mathematics is about more than just numbers and computation as they engage in a variety of hands-on explorations. Students will become detectives, scientists, and explorers on their quest to become a Problem Solving Investigator. The camps will be held at Columbus High School. The Columbus High Math Club can provide supervision for early drop off or late pick up for an additional fee. Information about early drop off and late pick up is available at http://crmc. columbusstate.edu/camps.php. Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 1-4pm / $79 Ages 8-11 / June 25– 29 / 9am-12pm / $79

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Activ8 FAQ’s LOCATIONS

AGE GUIDELINES

Camps are held at various sites on Columbus State University’s main campus. Children are not allowed to be on campus without supervision more than 15 minutes before or after their camp begins or ends. Acceptable drop-off and pick-up times are: Morning camps:

8:45am – 12:15pm

Afternoon Camps:

12:45pm – 4:15pm

•Four year old students must turn five before December 1, 2012 to participate. •Seven year old students who have completed the 2nd grade may attend the Activ8 Academy or Activ8ers. •Ten year old students who have completed the 5th grade may attend the Activ8ers or BeTween 2 Teen camps.

If your child will be here before 8:45 or after 4:15, you must sign your child up for available Before or After Care. We will be enforcing a signin/out policy for campers. •Activ8 Camps, BeTween2Teen camps, and Activ8 Academy are housed in the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center on CSU Main Campus. Campers must be dropped off and picked up at the Turner Center. Campers attending camps being held at the Recreation Center (Sports) or Center for Commerce and Technology (iTech) will be escorted by our staff from Turner Center to these other locations, as needed. Before/After Care programs are available for these programs. See Before/After Care on page 1 for more information.

ORIENTATION We will be holding optional orientation sessions for parents to see how Activ8 camps work. Orientation will last approximately 45-minutes and will be held in the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center. Below are the dates and times. •Saturday, May 12 – 11am •Saturday, May 19 – 11am

SAFETY

•Athletic Camps are held at various locations according to the camp. See camps listings for location for your camp. Campers must be dropped off and picked up at the designated camp location. Before/ After programs are available for these programs (with exception of golf programs). See Before/After Care on page 1 for more information.

Safety is our number one concern for your children. All of our employees have passed criminal background checks. At no point in our schedule will your child be left unsupervised. Our program aides go through comprehensive training and will be on campus before, between, and just after classes begin to help direct children to their camps.

•CSU Dance Conservatory camps and summer classes are held at the Rankin Arts Center in Uptown Columbus. Campers must be dropped off and picked up at that location.

SUPPLIES

•Coca-Cola Space Science Center camps are held at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. No Before/After Care is available for these camps. •Oxbow Meadows camps are held at Oxbow Meadows. Campers must be dropped off and picked up at that location. No Before/After Care is available for these camps. •Math Collaborative camps are held at Columbus High School. Campers must be dropped off and picked up at that location. Before/ After care is available at Columbus High School for these camps. See camp listing for more information.

All supplies are included with the cost of Activ8 camps unless specified otherwise.

WAIT LISTS When our classes fill up, we will put you on our waiting list. If there is an opening, you will be notified. Avoid missing a camp by registering early!

WAIVER All participants must have a fully completed and signed waiver before they can join the camp. Please make sure that we have all waivers prior to the start of the program. If we do not have your child’s waiver, your child cannot participate.

ABSENCES If your child is going to be absent or late, please call the Activ8 office at 706.507.8282 to let us know.

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Download an Activ8 Planning Guide and Waiver online at www.Activ8er.com SPECIAL NEEDS We welcome all children to our program and make our best effort to accommodate everyone. If your child has special needs, please let us know one week prior to your child attending camp.

HEALTH NEEDS When filling out your child’s waiver, please make sure to include all medical information that would be relevant and important for our staff to know. If there are special health needs, please contact our Activ8 office at 706.507.8282.

BAD WEATHER In case of bad weather (i.e., heavy rain, lightning, or tornadoes), we will keep all children indoors until the weather has passed and the staff has been authorized to go back outside. For the safety of your child, we ask that you allow bad weather to pass before coming to find your child. Our staff will make sure all children get to their destinations once authorization has been received. Please send an umbrella or poncho with your child if the weather requires it.

REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS If you choose to withdraw from a camp, you must contact us before 5pm on the Wednesday prior to the start of the camp to get a full refund minus a $15 processing fee. If you withdraw after Wednesday, but before the camp begins, you will receive a 50% refund. No refunds are given after a camp begins. We reserve the right to cancel a camp and will notify you before the start date to issue a refund or transfer your child to another camp.

DISCOUNTS •EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT A 5% discount is available to anyone who registers for any summer camp by April 16, 2012.

Families are saying great things about Activ8! Instructors were great with the kids. My daughter LOVED IT! - Justin Strayer Activ8 is such a terrific way for my kids to try out different activities and interests! I can’t imagine a better way for kids to try something for a short time. I wish there had been activities/camps like this when I was growing up -- who knows what kind of fun hobby I might have been introduced to! - Laura Richardson The best think I liked about Activ8 was that it offered what children are interested in and how easy it was to get registered for a workshop. - Scharon L. Peterson My daughter had a wonderful time and looked forward to each and every day! - Angie Walker

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•FULL SUMMER REGISTRATION DISCOUNT Activ8 is offering a 5% discount to anyone who registers for the entire summer. In order to be eligible for the discount, campers must be enrolled in a morning camp, lunch, and an afternoon camp for each of the ten weeks. Camps fill early so be sure to sign up now. The Full Summer Discount may be combined with the Early Bird Discount. Please contact the Continuing Education Registration Desk at 706.507.8070 for more information on how to obtain this discount. * Camps may have material fees included in the class cost. Discounts are not applied to material fees.

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S P R I N G B R E A K AC T I V 8 for Ages 4-7 and 8-12

Don’t get spring fever, have a Spring Fling! Spend five fun-filled days with your Activ8 friends! We will have enrichment programs that will provide plenty to do in a variety of activities. Come prepared to be acitve, make new friends and just have some plain, ole’ fun! Parents: please plan to escort your children in and out of the Turner Center. Don’t forget to bring your lunch everyday. Apr 2-6

M-F

9am-4pm

EBTC

$159

Before & After Care is available Offered everyday during Winter Activ8 and Spring Break Activ8. Before Care is availabe from 7-9am. After care is available from 4-6pm. If you will be dropping your child off before 8:45 or picking up after 4:15pm, your child must be registered for Before or After Care. Students who are not promptly picked up at the end of After Care will be charged $5 for each five minutes of lateness. Fee: Before Care–$20 per week After Care–$20 per week

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Activ8 2012 Summer Camp Catalog