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
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 “
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”
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
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
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.