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Let’s Have Fun This Summer! Each summer, the University School of Jackson offers a great variety of day camps, fine arts and athletic camps, and academic courses for children of all ages. Our camps are open to all, not just USJ students. Feel free to invite friends who do not have children at USJ.

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Camp registration opens April 1 at www.usjbruins.org/camps. Questions? Contact Summer Programs Director Melissa Zerfoss at 731-300-3686 or mzerfoss@usjbruins.org.


June 12-16 (page 10) • *Adventure Camp Week 2 (Rising 1st-6th)

May 23-25 (page 5) • Athletic Fitness Camp (Rising 1st-7th)

• Boys Basketball Instructional League (Rising 4th-11th)

May 30-June 2 (page 6) • Basketball for Boys and Girls (Rising K-1st)

• Boys Basketball (Rising 2nd-6th) • Girls Basketball (Rising 2nd-8th) • Guided Summer Reading Book One • Week 1 of 3 (Rising 6th-10th)

June 5-9 (page 8) •A  CT English Prep (Rising 10th-12th) • ACT Math Prep (Rising 10th-12th) • *Adventure Camp Week 1 (Rising 1st-6th)

• Art-Rageous Art Camp (Rising 1st-8th)

• Best of the West Soccer Camp (Rising K-12th) • Guided Summer Reading Book One • Week 2 of 3 (Rising 6th-10th)

• *Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 1 (3-6 years old) • L ittle Bruins Beginner’s Gymnastics (3-6 years old) • Lower School Library • Movie @ The U • SCRATCH 2 (Rising 4th-6th)

• Baseball Camp (Rising K-8th) • Driver’s Ed (Age 15 by June 16) • Guided Summer Reading Book One • Week 3 of 3 (Rising 6th-10th) • LEGO Programming and Robotics (Rising 5th-9th)

• *Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 2 (3-6 years old) • Little Bruins TOT Basketball (3-6 years old)

• Lower School Library • SCRATCH 1 (Rising 2nd-3rd) • Volleyball (Rising K-4th)

July 10-14 (page 15) • * Adventure Camp Week 5 (Rising 1st-6th)

• July Soccer Camp (Rising K-8th) • *Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 5 (3-6 years old) • Little Bruins Dance Camp (3-6 years old)

• Lower School Library • Movie @ The U • Musical Theater Camp (Rising 1st-9th) • Week 1 of 2 •T  ennis Camp 2 (Rising K-12th)

July 17-21 (page 16) • *Adventure Camp Week 6 (Rising 1st-6th)

June 19-23 (page 12) • *Adventure Camp Week 3 (Rising 1st-6th)

• Drama for LS (Rising 1st-5th) • Drama for MS/US (Rising 6th-12th) • Football Basic Skills Camp (Rising K-5th)

• *Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 3 (3-6 years old) • Lower School Library • Movie @ The U • Offensive/Defensive Lineman Camp (Rising 6th-8th) • Quarterback/Wide Receiver Camp (Rising 6th-8th) • Tennis Camp 1 (Rising K-12th) • Volleyball (Rising 5th-8th)

June 26-30 (page 14) • *Adventure Camp Week 4 (Rising 1st-6th)

• *Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 4 (3-6 years old)

July 3-7 NO CAMPS

• Guided Summer Reading Book Two • Week 1 of 2 (Rising 6th-10th)

• July Boys Basketball (Rising 2nd-6th) • *Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 6 (3-6 years old) • Lower School Library • Musical Theater Camp • Week 2 of 2 (Rising 1st-9th) • Tennis Camp 3 (Rising K-12th) • Upper School Study Skills (Rising 9th-12th)

July 24-28 (page 18) • *Adventure Camp Week 7 (Rising 1st-6th)

• Algebra Boot Camp (Rising 8th-9th) • Guided Summer Reading Book Two • Week 2 of 2 (Rising 6th-10th) • *Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 7 (3-6 years old) • Middle School Math Fundamentals (Rising 6th-8th) • Movie @ The U • Running Camp (Rising 5th-8th)

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ALL SUMMER

LEARNING DISGUISED AS FUN! Camp Bruins Your children will love our organized, 9-week summer daycare program full of learning experiences and fun activities, which are developmentally-appropriate for 2-year-olds through rising 6th graders. Structured weekly themes include water play, arts and crafts, jumpers and inflatables, physical activities, and music. Camp Bruins is open from May 30 through July 28, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The camp will be closed July 3-4. Registration opens online on March 1 and will remain open until full or until May 1, whichever occurs first. For more information, contact Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon at fdixon@usjbruins.org. Tuition 5 days a week for the entire summer: $1,287 4 days a week for the entire summer: $1,030 3 days a week for the entire summer: $875 2 days a week for the entire summer: $670 Registration is $50 per child/$100 per family maximum

Summer Library The Lower School Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a special program at 10 a.m. on the following Wednesdays: June 7, 14, and 21; July 12 and 19. Families with signed enrollment contracts may check out books. These presentations are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Lower School Librarian Mimi Hirstein at mhirstein@usjbruins.org.

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Movie @ The U Escape the summer heat and enjoy a family-friendly movie shown on Blankenship Theater’s big screen. Movie @ The U is open to USJ families, alumni families, and their guests. There is no cost to attend. 1:30 p.m. on the following Tuesdays: June 6, June 20, July 11, and July 25. For more information contact Melissa Zerfoss at mzerfoss@usjbruins.org.


May 23-25 Athletic Fitness Camp Grades: Rising 1st-7th Price: $80 Times: (Tues-Wed) 2 – 5 p.m. Instructor: Upper School Strength & Conditioning Coach Nick Stamper Location: Upper School Gym and Turf Room This camp will provide a great opportunity to keep your kids active during the summer. Campers can expect to have fun while working out. The camp will also introduce kids to game and workouts that focus on proper posture, mobility, speed, agility, and strength to build a young athlete’s base. Coach Stamper is a certified and highly-qualified performance coach that works with athletes from Little League to the professional level. For more information, contact Coach Stamper at nstamper@usjbruins.org.

Boys Basketball Instructional League Grades: Rising 4th-11th Price: $45 Times: (Tues-Thurs) 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Instructors: Head Basketball Coach Oliver Simmons and USJ players Location: Upper School Gym Camp will emphasize basketball fundamentals including ball handling, shooting, footwork, passing, and more offensive skills. For more information, contact Coach Simmons at osimmons@usjbruins.org.

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May 30 - June 2 Basketball for Boys and Girls Grades: Rising K-1st Price: $105 Times: (Tues-Fri) 9 – 11 a.m. Instructors: Head Basketball Coach Oliver Simmons and USJ players Location: Early Childhood Gym Camp will emphasize basketball fundamentals including ball handling, shooting, footwork, passing, and more offensive skills. For more information, contact Coach Simmons at osimmons@usjbruins.org.

Boys Basketball Grades: Rising 2nd-6th Price: $105 Times: (Tues-Fri) 12:30 – 3 p.m. Instructors: Head Basketball Coach Oliver Simmons and USJ players Location: 2nd-5th Grade Gym Camp will emphasize basketball fundamentals including ball handling, shooting, footwork, passing, and more offensive skills. For more information, contact Coach Simmons at osimmons@usjbruins.org.

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Girls Basketball Grades: Rising 2nd-8th Price: $105 Time: (Tues-Fri) 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Instructors: Girls’ Basketball Head Coach Tony Shutes and the USJ Lady Bruins basketball team Locations: USJ Middle and Upper School Gyms This camp will focus on ball handling, shooting, and fundamentals. Campers will also participate in three-on-three, free throws, and hotshot competitions! For more information, contact Coach Shutes at tshutes@usjbruins.org.

Guided Summer Reading Book One, Week 1 of 3 Grades: Rising 6th-10th Price: $130 for 8 sessions Times: (M/W/F) (Dates are May 31; June 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, and 16) Rising 6th: 9 – 10 a.m. The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis Rising 7th: 10 – 11 a.m. Paperboy by Vince Vawter Rising 8th: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Giver by Lois Lowry Rising 9th: 2 – 3 p.m. *Honors only Huck Finn by Mark Twain Rising 10th: 3 – 4 p.m. *Honors only Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton Instructor: Middle School English Instructor Dana Simmons Location: Dana Simmons’ Middle School classroom Mrs. Simmons will guide students through the summer reading novel(s) assigned for each grade. Students will get a head start on the upcoming school year by getting a thorough review of the book and by learning how to glean key information so they are ready for the discussion and test in class when school begins. Assignments will be given each week, so if you need to miss a day or two that is fine. Bring your book to class daily. For more information, contact Mrs. Simmons at dsimmons@usjbruins.org.

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June 5-9 ACT English Prep Grades: Rising 10th-12th Price: $155 Time: (Mon-Thurs) 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Instructor: Upper School AP English Language Instructor Katie Ramer Location: Mrs. Ramer’s Upper School classroom Mrs. Ramer will use a mixture of lecture, guided instruction, and student practice to refresh students of the English usage and rhetorical skills needed to be successful on the English portion of the ACT. Students will learn proven test-taking strategies for standardized tests, take and score practice ACT tests, review critical reading skills related to passage analysis, review writing skills, and practice ACT writing skills concepts. This course also serves to be good preparation for students wanting to get a head start on their upcoming fall English course. For more information, contact Mrs. Ramer at kramer@usjbruins.org.

ACT Math Prep Grades: Rising 10th-12th Price: $155 Time: (Mon-Thurs) 1 – 3 p.m. Instructor: Middle School Honors Math Instructor Bryce King Location: Bryce King’s Middle School classroom Mr. King will refresh students on the mathematical material needed to be successful on the math portion of the ACT. Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry topics will be reviewed, and general test-taking strategy will be discussed. This course is designed as a good preparation for students taking the upcoming ACT. This course will also give a general review of 9th- through 11th-grade mathematics and be good preparation for students wanting to get a head start on their upcoming fall math course. For more information, contact Mr. King at bking@usjbruins.org.

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*Adventure Camp & Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 1: In the Garden Grades: Ages 3-6 years old (Little Bruin), Rising 1st-6th Price: $160 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructor: Camp Bruins staff Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This action-packed camp will allow your child to experience Camp Bruins for one week. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including water day, inflatables, awesome art projects, bike day, and more! Includes camp T-shirt. * Note: Optional childcare is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $40 per week or $12 per day. For more information, contact Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon at fdixon@usjbruins.org.

Artrageous Art Camp Grades: Rising 1st-8th Prices: $155 Times: (Mon-Thurs) Session One: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Session Two: 12:30 – 2 p.m. Instructor: Upper School AP Art Instructor Libby Lynch Location: Mrs. Lynch’s Upper School Art room Activities include drawing, painting, tie dying, clay, and other fun projects! Both sessions include snacks and supplies and will cover the same content. For more information, contact Mrs. Lynch at llynch@usjbruins.org.


Best of the West Soccer Camp Grades: Rising K-12th Price: $125 Times: (Mon-Fri) Rising K-7th: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Rising 8th-12th: 5 – 8 p.m. Instructor: Head Soccer Coach Paul Conway Location: USJ Soccer field Camp emphasizes developing and improving the soccer skills of each camper. Techniques such as shooting, passing, receiving, heading, dribbling, and goalkeeping are learned through individual and group instruction. Beginners and experienced players are welcome! Camp is for both boys and girls. Camp fee includes T-shirt. For more information, contact Coach Conway at pconway@usjbruins.org.

Guided Summer Reading Book One: Week 2 of 3 (Mon/Wed/Fri) Times vary based on grade $130 rising 6th-10th. See WEEK ONE for times and course description.

Little Bruins Beginner’s Gymnastics Grades: Ages 3-6 years old Price: $120 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 – 10:30 a.m. Instructor: USJ graduate Emily Lambert of Glory Gymnastics Center Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This fun beginner’s class will introduce campers to the basics of gymnastics such as rolls, donkey kicks, and cartwheels, and will also focus on the development of locomotor skills like jumping, climbing, and landing. For more information, contact Glory Gymnastics at 731-424-5437.

SCRATCH Intro to Computer Programming 2 Grades: Rising 4th-6th Price: $155 Time: (Mon-Fri) 1 – 3 p.m. Instructor: Lower School Technology Instructor Heidi McDaniel Location: Lower School computer lab This course teaches MIT’s Scratch programming language, which allows you to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. For more information, contact Mrs. McDaniel at hmcdaniel@usjbruins.org.

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June 12-16 *Adventure Camp & Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 2: On Safari Grades: Ages 3-6 years old (Little Bruin), Rising 1st-6th Price: $160 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructor: Camp Bruins staff Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This action-packed camp will allow your child to experience Camp Bruins for one week. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including water day, inflatables, awesome art projects, bike day, and more! Includes camp T-shirt. * Note: Optional childcare is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $40 per week or $12 per day. For more information, contact Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon at fdixon@usjbruins.org.

Baseball Camp

Drivers Ed

Grades: Rising 1st-8th Prices: $105 / $130 Times: (Mon-Thurs) Rising 1st-4th: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Rising 5th-8th: 1 – 4 p.m. Instructor: Head Baseball Coach Jack Peel with USJ players Location: USJ Baseball field This camp will emphasize baseball fundamentals, including hitting, pitching, base running, and throwing, along with offensive and defensive techniques. For more information, contact Coach Peel at jpeel@usjbruins.org.

Age: Age 15 by June 16 Price: $400 Time: (Mon-Fri) 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructor: Jim Hardegree Location: Upper School Cafeteria This course includes 30 hours of mandatory classroom instruction and 6 hours of additional behind-the-wheel instruction at a scheduled time prior to the week of class. Students should be 15 years old on or before June 16, 2016. This class usually fills up quickly, so don’t delay in registering. Pay your $200 deposit or the full amount online. The deposit is nonrefundable, but is applied toward the course fee. Deadline for registration is May 15, 2017. An additional medical release registration form is also required. For more information, contact instructor Jim Hardegree at jhardegree@usjbruins.org.

Guided Summer Reading Book One: Week 3 of 3 (Mon/Wed/Fri) Times vary based on grade $130 rising 6th-10th. See WEEK ONE for times and course description.

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LEGO Programming and Robotics Grades: Rising 5th-9th Price: $180 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Instructor: Union University Professor and Computer Science Department Chair Dr. Jan Wilms Location: Middle School Computer Lab Dr. Wilms will teach this fun course once again. Space is extremely limited. Lego kits will be provided to use during the camp, but students are encouraged to bring their own. $50 deposit required. Registered campers will be required to have software loaded onto their student laptops prior to the course. We will notify registered campers when the software upload will take place. Those without a laptop can use a loaner during class. For more information, contact Dr. Wilms at 731-661-5267 or jwilms@uu.edu.

Little Bruins TOT Basketball Grades: Ages 3-6 years old Price: $120 Times: (Mon-Fri) 9 – 10:30 a.m. Instructor: Mary-Elizabeth Moore Christenson Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This fun, action-packed camp will focus on ball handling, dribbling, and games that enhance fine motor skills and agility. During the “brain train” section, kids will incorporate arts and crafts while moving through the world of outer space. For more information, contact Mrs. Christenson at maryelizabeth@teamsoftomorrow.com

SCRATCH Intro to Computer Programming 1 Grades: Rising 2nd-3rd Price: $155 Time: (Mon-Fri) 1 – 3 p.m. Instructor: Lower School Technology Instructor Heidi McDaniel Location: Lower School Computer Lab This course teaches MIT’s Scratch programming language, which allows you to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. For more information, contact Mrs. McDaniel at hmcdaniel@usjbruins.org.

Volleyball Camp Grades: Rising K-4th Price: $105 Time: (Mon-Thurs) 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Instructor: Head Volleyball Coach Christa Hutchison Location: Upper School Gym Camp will emphasize the fundamentals of passing, setting, hitting, blocking, and serving. Great way to decide if volleyball is something your camper would like to play in Middle School. For more information, contact Coach Hutchison at christahutchison7@gmail.com.

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June 19-23 *Adventure Camp & Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 3: Under the Sea Grades: Ages 3-6 years old (Little Bruin), Rising 1st-6th Price: $160 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructor: Camp Bruins staff Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This action-packed camp will allow your child to experience Camp Bruins for one week. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including water day, inflatables, awesome art projects, bike day, and more! Includes camp T-shirt. * Note: Optional childcare is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $40 per week or $12 per day. For more information, contact Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon at fdixon@usjbruins.org.

Drama Camp for Lower School Grades: Rising 1st-5th Price: $125 Times: (Mon-Fri) 10 – 11:30 a.m. Instructor: Upper School Advanced Theater Instructor Erica Davidson Location: Blankenship Theatre Kids love to use their imagination and pretend to play different characters. In drama camp, students will partake in fun, interactive games where they can put their imagination to work. They will learn basic staging directions and work throughout the week on a final performance for friends and family. The performance will be held Friday, June 23 at 6 p.m. in the Blankenship Theatre. Admission to the performance is free. For more information, contact Mrs. Davidson at edavidson@usjbruins.org.

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Drama Camp for Middle and Upper School Grades: Rising 6th-12th Price: $155 Times: (Mon-Fri) 1 – 3 p.m. Instructor: Upper School Advanced Theater Instructor Erica Davidson Location: Blankenship Theatre Students will learn the basic, but critical, terminology that is regularly used in theater. Campers will perform daily theatrical exercises that will help prepare them for when they are on stage. They will also work on a one-act play that will be performed for family and friends on Friday, June 23 at 7 p.m. in the Blankenship Theatre. Admission to the performance is free. For more information contact Mrs. Davidson at edavidson@usjbruins.org.

Football Basic Skills Camp Grades: Rising K-5th Price: $105 Times: (Mon-Wed) 8 – 10 a.m. Instructor: Head Football Coach Rusty Bradley with Upper and Middle School coaching staff Location: USJ Football Field House This basic skills camp is designed for young men interested in learning the fundamentals of football. Players will be taught skills that are applicable for youth league, middle school, and high school. For more information contact Coach Bradley at rbradley@usjbruins.org.


Offensive/Defensive Lineman Camp Grades: Rising 6th-8th Price: $105 Time: (Mon-Wed) 4 – 6 p.m. Instructor: Head Football Coach Rusty Bradley with Upper and Middle School coaching staff Location: USJ Football Field House The Offensive/Defensive Lineman camp is designed for young men interested in developing their skills in the fundamentals of offensive and defensive line play. Players will be taught footwork in the run game, footwork in pass protection, hand placement, pass rush techniques, and many more basic skills needed to be an offensive or defensive lineman. For more information contact Coach Bradley at rbradley@usjbruins.org.

Quarterback/Wide Receiver Camp Grades: Rising 6th-8th Price: $105 Time: (Mon-Wed) 4 – 6 p.m. Instructor: Head Football Coach Rusty Bradley with Upper and Middle School coaching staff Location: USJ Football Field House This camp is designed for young men interested in polishing their skills in the fundamentals of quarterback and wide receiver play. Wide receivers will be taught the fundamentals of stance and starts, route running, getting in and out of breaks, and ball skill development. Quarterbacks will be taught the fundamentals of throwing mechanics, footwork in drops, pocket drills, how to read basic concepts in the passing game, and how to recognize defensive coverages. For more information contact Coach Bradley at rbradley@usjbruins.org.

Tennis Camp 1 Grades: Rising K-12th Price: $105 / $155 Times: (Mon-Fri) Rising K-2nd: 8 – 10 a.m. Rising 3rd-12th: 8 – 11 a.m. Instructor: Head Tennis Coach and USPTA Pro Ted Measley Location: USJ Tennis Courts This course is for beginners and intermediates. Campers will be divided by age and skill level. For more information, contact Coach Measley at measley1979@gmail.com.

Volleyball Camp Grades: Rising 5th-8th Price: $105 Time: (Mon-Thurs) 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Instructor: Head Volleyball Coach Christa Hutchison Location: Upper School Gym Camp will emphasize the fundamentals of passing, setting, hitting, blocking, and serving. Great way to decide if volleyball is something your camper would like to play in Middle School. For more information, contact Coach Hutchison at christahutchison7@gmail.com.

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June 26-30

*Adventure Camp & Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 4: Disney on Parade Grades: Ages 3-6 years old (Little Bruin), Rising 1st-6th Price: $160 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructor: Camp Bruins staff Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This action-packed camp will allow your child to experience Camp Bruins for one week. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including water day, inflatables, awesome art projects, bike day, and more! Includes camp T-shirt. * Note: Optional childcare is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $40 per week or $12 per day. For more information, contact Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon at fdixon@usjbruins.org.

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July 3-7 NO CAMPS


*Adventure Camp & Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 5: Wild, Wild, West

Musical Theater Camp, Week 1 of 2

Grades: Ages 3-6 years old (Little Bruin), Rising 1st-6th (Adventure Camp) Price: $160 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructor: Camp Bruins staff Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This action-packed camp will allow your child to experience Camp Bruins for one week. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including water day, inflatables, awesome art projects, bike day, and more! Includes camp T-shirt. * Note: Optional childcare is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $40 per week or $12 per day. For more information, contact Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon at fdixon@usjbruins.org.

Grades: Rising 1st-9th Price: $175 for both weeks Dates: July 10-11, 13-15, and 17-18. Times: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Upper School Choir and Musical Instructor Dr. Tammy Grant Location: Blankenship Theatre Once again, Dr. Grant will teach students how to perform a Broadway junior musical. Show date is July 18. Must attend both weeks, as each day builds on the next. This popular camp filled completely with a wait list the last several years, so register today! For more information, contact Dr. Grant at drgrant@usjbruins.org.

July Soccer Camp

Grades: Rising K-12th Price: $105 / $155 Times: (Mon-Fri) Rising K-2nd: 8 – 10 a.m. Rising 3rd-12th: 8 – 11 a.m. Instructor: Head Tennis Coach and USPTA Pro Ted Measley Location: USJ tennis courts This course is for beginners and intermediates. Campers will be divided by age and skill level. For more information, contact Coach Measley at measley1979@gmail.com.

Grades: Rising K-8th Price: $105 Time: (Mon-Thurs) 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Instructor: Head Coach Paul Conway Location: USJ Soccer Field Participants will learn shooting, passing, receiving, heading, dribbling, and goalkeeping through individual and group instruction. Beginners and experienced players are welcome! Camp is for both boys and girls. For more information, contact Coach Paul Conway at pconway@usjbruins.org.

July 10-14

Tennis Camp 2

Little Bruins Dance Camp Grades: Ages 3-6 years old Price: $120 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 – 10:30 a.m. Instructor: Upper School Advanced Theater Instructor and Choreographer Erica Davidson Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer Little Bruins Dance Camp is a great way for your child to exert some energy while having fun. Instructor Erica Davidson will teach campers some of the basic dance steps while they groove to upbeat and educational songs. Students will also work on a short performance for parents and grandparents, which will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Mrs. Davidson at edavidson@usjbruins.org.

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July 17-21 *Adventure Camp & Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 6: Under the Big Top Grades: Ages 3-6 years old (Little Bruin), Rising 1st-6th Price: $160 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructor: Camp Bruins staff Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This action-packed camp will allow your child to experience Camp Bruins for one week. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including water day, inflatables, awesome art projects, bike day, and more! Includes camp T-shirt. * Note: Optional childcare is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $40 per week or $12 per day. For more information, contact Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon at fdixon@usjbruins.org.

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Guided Summer Reading Book Two, Week 1 of 2 Grades: Rising 6th-10th Price: $130 for 6 sessions Times: (M/W/F) (Dates are July 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, and 28) Rising 6th: 9 – 10 a.m. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt Rising 7th: 10 – 11 a.m. *Honors only Milkweed by Jerri Spinelli Rising 8th: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Rising 9th: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Rising 10th: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing Instructor: Middle School English Instructor Dana Simmons Location: Dana Simmons’ Middle School classroom Mrs. Simmons will guide students through the summer reading novel(s) assigned for each grade. Students will get a head start on the upcoming school year by getting a thorough review of the book and by learning how to glean key information so they are ready for the discussion and test in class when school begins. Assignments will be given each week, so if you need to miss a day or two that is fine. Bring your book to class daily. For more information, contact Mrs. Simmons at dsimmons@usjbruins.org.


July Boys Basketball Camp

Tennis Camp 3

Grades: Rising 2nd-6th Price: $125 Time: (Mon-Thurs) 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Instructor: Head Basketball Coach Oliver Simmons and USJ players Location: Upper School Gym Camp will emphasize basketball fundamentals including ball handling, shooting, footwork, and passing. For more information, contact Coach Simmons at osimmons@usjbruins.org.

Grades: Rising K-12th Price: $105 / $155 Times: (Mon-Fri) Rising K-2nd: 8 – 10 a.m. Rising 3rd-12th: 8 – 11 a.m. Instructor: Head Tennis Coach and USPTA Pro Ted Measley Location: USJ tennis courts This course is for beginners and intermediates. Campers will be divided by age and skill level. For more information, contact Coach Measley at measley1979@gmail.com.

Musical Theater Camp, Week 2 of 2 Grades: Rising 1st-9th Price: $175 for both weeks Dates: July 10-11, 13-15, and 17-18. Times: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Upper School Choir and Musical Instructor Dr. Tammy Grant Location: Blankenship Theatre Once again, Dr. Grant will teach students how to perform a Broadway junior musical. Show date is July 18. Must attend both weeks, as each day builds on the next. This popular camp filled completely with a wait list the last several years, so register today! For more information, contact Dr. Grant at drgrant@usjbruins.org.

Upper School Study Skills Grades: Rising 9th and new USJ students rising 10th-12th Price: Free Time: (Mon-Thurs) 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Instructor: Upper School Director Ben Murphy Location: Upper School classroom TBD This free course is designed for all incoming freshmen and those who are new to Upper School and USJ. Mr. Murphy will focus on teaching the study habits and skills needed to be successful for Upper School course work. Space is limited. For more information, contact Mr. Murphy at bmurphy@usjbruins.org.

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July 24-28 *Adventure Camp & Little Bruins Adventure Camp Week 7: Christmas in July Grades: Ages 3-6 years old (Little Bruin), Rising 1st-6th Price: $160 Time: (Mon-Fri) 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructor: Camp Bruins staff Location: Meet in the Lower School front foyer This action-packed camp will allow your child to experience Camp Bruins for one week. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including water day, inflatables, awesome art projects, bike day, and more! Includes camp T-shirt. * Note: Optional childcare is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $40 per week or $12 per day. For more information, contact Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon at fdixon@usjbruins.org.

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Algebra Boot Camp Grades: Rising 8th-9th Price: $155 Time: (Mon-Thurs) 2 – 4 p.m. Instructor: Middle School Honors Math Instructor Bryce King Location: Bryce King’s classroom This camp is all algebra, all week long. Mr. King will focus on the basic fundamentals. It is the perfect course for students who would like to get a head start on their fall mathematics course, or who need additional reinforcement on the algebra section of the ACT. Must have 10 campers for the course to be held. For more information contact Mr. King at bking@ usjbruins.org.

Guided Summer Reading Book Two: Week 2 of 2 (Mon/Wed/Fri) Times vary based on grade $130 rising 6th-10th. See previous week for times and course description.


Middle School Math Fundamentals Grades: Rising 6th-8th Price: $155 Time: (Mon-Thurs) 1 – 3 p.m. Instructor: Middle School Math Instructor Mary Claire Hancock Location: Mary Claire Hancock’s Middle School classroom This is a refresher course for students who need to brush up on the basics of math before entering the next grade level. For more information, contact Mrs. Hancock at mhancock@usjbruins.org.

Running Camp Grades: Rising 5th-8th Price: $105 Time: (Mon-Fri) 8 – 10 a.m. Instructor: Middle School Cross Country Coach Lisa Evans Location: Upper School Track Campers will be exposed to various fundamentals of running each day, including trail running, speed training, and hill workouts. This camp will also focus on injury prevention, strength and core training, yoga, and sports nutrition. Several guest trainers will visit during the week. For more information contact Coach Evans at ubfit45@yahoo.com.

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232 McClellan Rd. | Jackson, TN 38305

Jackson, TN Permit #845

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USJ Summer Camps 2017