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SHSU To Host Summer Camps

April 23, 2010
SHSU Media Contact: Meredith Mohr

It won’t just be hardworking students diligently studying and attending class on campus come June, because during the summer, Sam Houston State University will also hold several summer camps to entertain and educate many different personalities.

The following camps will be overnight camps:

Music camps for full band, orchestra, piano, drumline and choir will be offered, as well as leadership camps for drum majors, new marchers and percussion. Detailed information and camp dates can be found at www.music.shsu.edu/camps/ or by contacting Kristina Escamilla at kristina.escamilla@fortbendisd.com or at 936.294.1360 or 281.507.3629.

The National Cheerleading Association and the National Dance Association will also hold five overnight summer camps running from June 6 to July 21. For more information, visit www.nca.varsity.com and www.nda.varsity.com or call 800.527.4422.

The SHSU athletics department will help students hone their skills on the courts, fields and tracks with camps focusing on football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, softball and track.

Defense and Offense Football Camp will be held June 20-23. For more information, contact Artie Gigantino at artiege@o-d.com and 843.903.1888, or visit www.o-d.com.

The USA Jump Rope Southern District Youth Camp will be held July 9- 15. For more information, contact USA Jump Rope Huntsville office at 936.295.3332 or contact Claire Bellott at 817.832.9104.

SHSU volleyball coach Brenda Gray will hold Bearkat Volleyball Camp from June 27-30. It will also be held a second time from July 21-24. For more information, contact her at bgray@shsu.edu or at 936.294.1763.

Steve Slaton will hold the Sports International (SI) Football Camp July 11-14. For more information visit www.footballcamps.com or e-mail mattg@footballcamps.com.

The Mark Johnson Youth Baseball Camp will be held twice during the summer – the first camp will be from June 28-30 and the second camp will be from July 21-24. For more information, contact Jim Blair at jimblair@shsu.edu or at 936.294.4653.

SHSU soccer coach Tom Brown will hold a youth soccer camp July 19-22. For more information e-mail him at twb008@shsu.edu or call 936.294.1244 or 936.689.8555.

There will also be kids music, church and 4-H camps.

The Southeast District 9 4-H Leadership Lab Conference will be held from June 22-24. For more information, contact Kevin Chilek at k-chilek@tamu.edu or at 979.845.6800.

The BYU Youth Leadership Camp will be held from June 28 – July 3. For more information, e-mail twilley@byu.edu or karisa.saunders@byu.edu or call 801.422.4738 or 801.422.5740.

The Apostolic Tabernacle will hold the Apostolic Youth Encounter Camp from July 14–17. For more information, e-mail cmctaxguy@sbcglobal.net or call 832.628.5067.

Ricky Wise and Kristi Taylor will hold Camp Kids Jam from July 26- August 1. For more information, e-mail info@campkidjam.com or rwise@rethinkgroup.org or call Ricky Wise at 678.845.7169.

The following camps will be day camps:

The Jason Hooten Youth Basketball Camp will be held from June 14-17. For more information, e-mail jhooten@shsu.edu or call Jason Hooten at 936.294.1747.

The Brenda Nichols Youth Basketball Camp will be held from June 21- 25. For more information, e-mail Leslie Reinecker at lbr005@shsu.edu or call Jamene Caldwell at 936.294.3915.

Camp Invention/Continuing Education Office Camp will be held from July 26-30. For more information contact Mary Gedelian at 936.581.2855.

Bearkat Football Day Camp with coach Willie Fritz will be held June 11 and July 22. For more information, contact Coach Ben Beasley at brb023@shsu.edu or 936.294.3531.

The Bob Brock Bearkat Softball Academy, day and overnight, will take place on dates to be determined. For more information, e-mail ath_rlb@shsu.edu or call 936.294.3920.

The Mark Johnson Youth Baseball Day Camps, SHSU Track and Tennis Summer Youth Camps will also be held over the summer, times TBA.



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