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LeTourneau University Summer Camps 2009 Announced

Thu, Apr 16 2009

Enrollment has now begun for LeTourneau University’s 2009 Summer Camps.  The week-long academic and athletic camps begin June 8 and run through July 24 for students entering grades K-12. These camps are designed to help students enjoy hands-on learning opportunities throughout the summer.
            “LeTourneau University is known for offering excellent academic and athletic camps in a Christian environment,” said Marty Lane, director of special programs. “This year’s camp theme is “Super Summer.”   The camp schedule and online registration is available at www.letu.edu/camps
For questions call LeTourneau University’s Office of Special Programs at (903) 233-4090.
            “This year we have added a number of new camps, due to the creativity of Emily Ehmke, our special programs assistant,” Lane said.  New camps include: “Time Machine: Art Through the Ages,”  “Awesome Animals on the Ark,” “By the Sea,” “Exploring Math with Food,” “Fun with Music” and “ Leading Ladies.”
            The continued growth of LEGO® Robotics camps will be guided this year by Janice Park, a teacher from New Diana Junior High School. Lance Homeniuk is back this year offering his wildly popular “ Medieval Times,” “Rocket Summer,” “Insane Science,” “Kids’ Architecture” and “Junior Engineers” summer camps.
Popular drama and cinema camps taught by Doris Collier include: “Next Stop, Hollywood” June 8-12, and June 15-19; “Taking the Stage” June 22-26; and “Express Yourself” July 6-10. Collier offers camps appropriate for grades K-12. 
Several science and space camps taught by Lee Wilkinson include: "LeTourneau Space Camp" June 22-26; “Slime Ka-boom” July 20-24; and “Incredible Stuff” July 13-17.  Wilkinson is an Illinois-based professional camp director who travels all over the world entertaining and educating children grades 2-8.
Other camps that continue to draw interest are the ever-popular “Flight and Pre-Flight Camps,” “Police Academy” and Tammy Baker’s science and adventure camps.
LeTourneau University Athletic Camps also draw great interest from local students who want to increase their abilities in baseball, co-ed basketball, and girls’ soccer.  Athletic camps also offer “Camp Sport Time” for children who love multiple sports and want constant action.  Athletic camps are offered for various ages and skill levels.  Many of these athletic camps are directed by LETU’S head coaches of these sports.
LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university offering academic majors in the aeronautical sciences, business, education, engineering, the humanities and sciences.  LeTourneau University also offers undergraduate degree programs in business, education and psychology and graduate programs in business and education and at education center in Austin, Bedford, Dallas, Houston and Tyler and online. Claiming every workplace in every nation as its mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life’s work as a holy calling with eternal impact.

 


 

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