FAU Announces Summer Camp Schedule

Florida Atlantic UniversityBOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you’re looking for great activities for your kids over the summer, consider FAU’s massive list of fun things to do:

Florida Atlantic University will offer a variety of youth summer camps for students in kindergarten through 12th grade this summer. Areas of focus include arts and enrichment, athletics, engineering, environment, and science. The camps will take place at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road, unless otherwise noted.

Academic camps include:

School of Architecture Summer Institute

Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 19Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 24from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

The program will be open to rising sophomores, juniors or seniors in high school; recent high school graduates; and students in their first two years of college. All students with or without design background are welcome. This program is not for college credit, but students will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program.For more information or to register, contact Leigh McFarland at 866-518-5780 or mcfarlan@fau.edu, or visitwww.idac.fau.edu/design/HSSI.html.

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Teaching Outstanding Performers (TOPS)
Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 12Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19;  Monday, June 22 through Friday, June 26Monday,  June 29 through Friday, July 3Monday, July 6
through Friday, July 10
; and Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17; from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

 

The TOPS (Teaching Outstanding PerformerS) Piano and Creative Writing Camp is open to young musicians, writers, dancers and actors from kindergarten through 12th grade.  Students attending the TOPS camps have fun while spending an intensive week developing and enhancing their artistic skills. In addition to exposure to world-class teaching and performing, the camps cultivate an all-around appreciation for the art forms of our culture. For more information or to schedule an audition, call 561-297-3803, email topspianocamp@gmail.com or visit www.fau.edu/tops.

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FAU Pine Jog Environmental Center

*6301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach

For more information or to register, call 561-656-5430, email lgomez27@fau.edu.


FAU’s Pine Jog Summer Day Camp will offer campers, ages 5 – 12, a balance of environmental education, arts, culture, sports and outdoor fun.  Students may attend weekly or in three-week sessions. Each week will focus on a different environmental theme:

Session I – Sunday, June 7 through Thursday June 25from 7:30 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m.

Session I theme is Green Savers.  It will focus on ways to save resources and “green” children’s daily practices.

Session II – Sunday, June 28 through Thursday, July 9; from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In Session II, the theme is Florida’s Fabulous Animals, in which campers will become “experts” in local wildlife: from a bug’s life to ocean creatures.

Session III – Sunday, July 19 through Thursday, Aug. 6; from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The final session, Celebrating Nature, will focus on the appreciation for diversity and building community.

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FAU Summer Engineering Technology Program
Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 12Monday, June 15 through Friday June 19; and Monday, June 22 through Friday June 26; Mondays through Thursdays are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Fridays are from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

 

FAU’s Summer Engineering Technology Program is open to high-achieving students who are entering seventh thru ninth grade as of fall. Students will learn how to think critically in a fun and academically stimulating environment.  Space is limited to 24 students per class.  For more information or questions about the program, call 561-297-2049 or emailengineering-services@fau.edu.

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Summer Science Institute
Monday, June 15 through Friday, July 10, or Monday July 13 through Friday, Aug. 7from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For ages 11 to 13, or 14 to 17.

 

The Science Institute curriculum is designed to meet the intellectual and cognitive needs of high performing middle school students, using a problem-based learning model to develop student’s critical thinking skills. The program draws from a broad range of disciplines within the sciences to maximize the potential of science interdisciplinary studies. For more information or to register, call the College of Science Department of Continuing Education at 561-297-6702 or visitwww.science.fau.edu/oce.

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Wilkes Honors College – Humanities

5353 Parkside Dr., Jupiter

*FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus
Sunday, June 14 through Friday June 19from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

 

The theme of the Honors College’s seminar will be “Florida on the Edge of Tomorrow: Change, Innovation & the Humanities:,” a place-based program that will draw on FAU’s unique geographical location. The program will serve to introduce high school students to a collegiate living-learning environment, as well as to promote the humanities with the hope of inspiring student participants to pursue a career in one of the diverse fields represented within the humanities.For more information or to register, call the College of Science Department of Continuing Education at 561-297-6702 or visitwww.science.fau.edu/oce.

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FAU Athletic Camps include:

FAU Soccer Academy Day Camp
Monday, June 8 through Friday, July 24
From 9 a.m. to noon (half-day); and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (full-day)
For girls ages 5 to 14

 

This camp offers the opportunity to increase technical ability in a fun and challenging environment with FAU’s women’s soccer staff. The camp will focus on teaching campers fundamental skills such as dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, and heading. Campers will be grouped by age and skill level. Campers are challenged to work on their individual skills as well as the tactical aspect of their game. This is a fun-filled week of learning, competing and enjoying the game of soccer with some of the best role models around. Cost is $260 per week for full day or $160 per week for half days. For more information or to register, visit www.fausocceracademy.com/.
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College ID Camp

Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For girls ages 14 to 19

 

Join FAU Head Women’s Soccer Coach Patrick Baker and his staff for this specialized one-day ID camp on the campus of FAU. The camp is open to girls currently in eighth through 12th grades who are looking to elevate their game to the next level. Particular emphasis will be given to providing participants with elite training sessions that are specific to each player’s position including goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders and forwards. Cost is $125. For more information, visit www.fausocceracademy.com.

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Position Specific Camp

Saturday, June 27 through Sunday, June 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For girls ages 10-15

 

The Goalkeeper/Striker Camp is designed to incorporate both goalkeepers and strikers to create an elite and progressive training atmosphere.  Both positions will focus on the individual development but will join together to create “game like” training atmospheres. Cost is $195. For more information, visit www.fausocceracademy.com.

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Goal to Goal (G2G) Soccer Academy Summer Day Camps
Monday, June 8 through Friday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon (half-day); and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (full-day)
For boys ages 5 to 14


This camp is designed to teach a sound foundation for beginning players, as well as to refine and implement the skills of the competitive/travel team player more directly into the game. Camp is specifically designed for the soccer enthusiast who likes to participate in soccer training. The morning session consists of techniques and skills along with small side games. After lunch and pool-time the campers will play more competitive games in a tournament format. Cost is $250 per week for full and $150 per week for half days. To register, visit abcsportscamps.com/faus. For more information, contact Coach Donev at 561-297-3711 or donev@fau.edu.

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Goal to Goal (G2G) Soccer Academy College ID Camp

Saturday, May 16

 

The College ID Clinic is designed for current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors who have the inspiration to play at the higher level, test their skill with good level competition and be evaluated by FAU coaching staff and other Division 1, II and NAIA coaches invited to attend.

Cost is $195. To register, visit abcsportscamps.com/faus. For more information, contact Coach Donev at 561-297-3711or donev@fau.edu.

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FAU Owl Baseball Academy Youth Instructional Camp
Monday, June 8 through Friday, Aug. 7from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For boys ages 6 to 13

 

This All-Around Skills camp will cover every aspect of the game of baseball and will be conducted by the FAU coaching staff and players. Fundaments including hitting, throwing, catching and fielding will be covered. Players will receive five days of professional instruction and an opportunity to meet and learn from current FAU coaches. The cost is $240 per week. To register, visit collegebaseballcamps.com/owls. For more information, contact jmccorma@fau.edu or call 561-297-1055.

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High School Prospect Baseball Summer Select Camp

Monday, July 20 through Tuesday, July 21from 9 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m.

For Grades 9 to 12

FAU is offering a select camp for any high school player wanting to take their game to the next level. Coaches from FAU and other colleges will be on-hand to not only evaluate skills and abilities, but also to instruct and provide a valuable opportunity to further develop a player as a potential prospect. This is one of the best and most elite baseball camps in Florida. Cost is $260. For more information, visit collegebaseballcamps.com/owls.

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Coach Jay Team Camp
Saturday, June 13 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, June 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

This camp offers the opportunity to work with FAU women’s basketball’s coaching staff. The $400 price includes a fee for 10 players (max) per team and camp T-shirt. Up to five additional players may be added to the roster for $30 per player. For more information or to register, visit grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/fau/sports/w-baskbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/coach-jay-team-camp.pdf

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Partridge Football Camps
Monday, June 8: 
High School Individual Camp
Tuesday, June 9: High School Individual Camp
Wednesday, June 16: High School Individual Camps
Friday, June 19: Satellite Camp – in Tallahassee
Monday, July 20: High School Individual Camps
Tuesday, July 21: High School Individual Camps
Monday, July 27 : High School Specialist Camp (Kickers, Punters, Long Snappers)

Partridge Football Camps at FAU’s Boca Raton campus offers an opportunity for players to receive valuable instruction on the fundamental skills of football. Campers will be made aware of the characteristics that define successful football players. The staff is present for all camps and takes great pride in the quality of instruction. All camps are high energy with great attention to detail and safety. This is a football opportunity that will exceed expectations. For more information or to register, visit abcsportscamps.com/faufootball.

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Run Fast Camps

Monday, June 8 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Extended hours available

Ages 6 to 12

Join FAU Head Track and Cross Country Coach Alex Smolka for Run Fast Camps. Campers will learn the skills and training methods for their selected event areas. Event groups include: Sprints/Hurdles/HJ-LJ-TJ/800m and up. This camp provides a safe, educational and fun experience for runners of all skill levels and abilities. Runners end the summer with increased knowledge, new friends, and a love of the sport. Cost is $300 each session with a discount for multiple sessions. For more information, visit www.runfastcamps.com/.

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Owl Softball Academy

Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 12

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ages 8 to 10 – cost is $300

Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19

Ages 11 to 13 – cost is $300

 

Monday, June 22 through Thursday, June 25

Ages 14 to 17 – cost is $350

 

This is an elite camp for softball players who are looking to play at the next level. Campers will receive quality instruction on all aspects of the game from not only the FAU Coaching Staff, but from current and former collegiate players. For more information, visit collegesoftballcamps.com/fau.

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Individual Pitching and Catching Camp

Tuesday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ages 12 to 18

 

This is an elite camp for softball players who are looking to play at the next level. Campers will receive quality instruction on all aspects of the game from not only the FAU Coaching Staff, but from current and former collegiate players. Cost is $150. For more information, visit collegesoftballcamps.com/fau.

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Individual Hitting Camp

Tuesday, June 30 

 Ages 12 to 18

This is an elite camp for softball players who are looking to play at the next level. Campers will receive quality instruction on all aspects of the game from not only the FAU Coaching Staff, but from current and former collegiate players. Camp 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Cost $150. For more information, visit collegesoftballcamps.com/fau.

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Owl Volleyball Camps

Monday, July 13 through WednesdayJuly 15 — Position Camp (High School)

Thursday, July 16 through SaturdayJuly 18 — Position Camp (Middle School)

Monday, July 20 through WednesdayJuly 22 — Skills Camp

Thursday, July 23 through SaturdayJuly 25 — Skills Camp

Cost is $300 per session

Players will be grouped by their preferred position and then will learn more about their position than they ever imagined. Each player will leave camp with more skills, more tactics and a better understanding of how to play each position. Space is limited to 60 campers per camp. For more information, visit abcsportscamps.com/fauvolleyball.

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