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Bellarmine Offers Summer Youth Enrichment Programs in Arts, Reading, Writing, Science and More

Jun 02, 2011


Bellarmine University offers more than 20 summer camps in reading, writing, drama, math, science, computers, study skills and test preparation for young learners wanting to expand their horizons.

The camps, for children ages 7 to 17, begin June 13 and conclude August 2, with different topics offered each week. Most camps are weeklong three-hour camps that take place from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. Prices range from $69 to $199, with a $10 discount if participants are registered 10 days before the session begins.

Camps are led by Bellarmine professors and instructors, teachers from area schools, or local experts in the camp's topic.

Bellarmine's School of Continuing & Professional Studies organizes the camps. Register online, where full descriptions of each session are available, or register by phone at 502/272-8166.

MATH CAMPS
G3 – Great Gains in Geometry ($149)
Ages 12–14
June 13-17, 9 a.m.–noon

A2 - Awesome Algebra ($149)
Ages 12–14
June 13–17, 1–4 p.m. or June 20-24, 9 a.m.-noon

SCIENCE CAMPS
Detective Camp ($159, plus $15 materials fee)
Ages 11-13
June 13-17, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.

Energy Wizards ($159, plus $15 materials fee)
Ages 8-10
June 13-17, 9 a.m.-noon

WRITING CAMPS
Write On! ($149, plus $10 materials fee)
Ages 10-13
July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon

Short Story Showdown ($149, plus $10 materials fee)
Ages 8-11
July 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon

READING CAMPS
Rising 1st, 2nd & 3rd graders ($209)
July 18-22, 9 a.m.-noon

Rising 4th, 5th & 6th graders ($209)
July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon

Rising 7th & 8th graders ($209)
June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-noon

Boost Your Reading Speed ($79)
Rising 10-12 graders
July 18-22, 1-2 p.m.

ARTS CAMPS
Cartooning Fun ($149)
Ages 10-14
July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon

Art Meets Story ($149)
Ages 10-14
June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-noon

Rock Guitar ($159)
Ages 9-12
June 20-24, 9 a.m.-noon

Unbridled Creativity ($149)
Ages 10-12
June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-noon

Unbridled Creativity ($149)
Ages 7-9
July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon

Center Stage: Drama Plus ($159)
Ages 8-12
July 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon

Comedy Improv Camp ($159)
July 18-22, 9 a.m.-noon

COMPUTER CAMPS
Building Virtual Worlds ($159)
Ages 10-14
July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon

Web Monkeys ($149)
Ages 10-14
June 20-24, 9 a.m.-noon

Movie Magic ($149)
Ages 10-14
June 20-24, 1-4 p.m.

ACADEMIC CAMPS
PSAT/SAT Prep Camp ($209)
Rising 10th & 11th graders
June 13-17, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.
July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon

Duke Talent Identification Program Prep Camp ($159)
Rising 7th graders
July 11-15, 1-4 p.m.

Study Smarter, Not Harder! ($109)
Ages 13-16
August 1-2, 9 a.m.-noon