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UT Tyler 2012 Summer Camp Information

April 30, 2012

The University of Texas at Tyler offers various activities this summer. Academic, recreational and athletic camps as well as swim lessons are available.

DIVE (Design Involving Varied Elements) Into Engineering

July 9 – 12 (residential program)
UT Tyler Ratliff Engineering and Science Complex
$450
Jennifer Scott, assistant director East Texas STEM Center
903.565.5716

This camp provides an exciting and challenging opportunity for young engineers and scientists to explore the principles behind engineering and computer science while working in a group using the WaterBotics Curriculum to design and build a submersible robot.  Faculty will conduct workshops introducing students to career and educational opportunities. Advising staff and student mentors will discuss appropriate preparation for college and STEM related careers. Students will discover and explore life on a college campus and have fun participating in recreational and team building evening activities.

DIVE Engineering Summer Program 

Awaken the Writer (Ages 9 – 12)

July 23 – 27 (in collaboration with the Camp Tyler Outdoor School)
Camp Tyler
$800
Dr. Jackie Gerla, associate professor of reading
903.566.7175

This camp is designed to both challenge and develop young writers and to help those who currently struggle to find the author within.

Awaken the Writer Summer Program

Patriot Academy for Physical Activity (Ages 5 – 14)

July 16 – 20
UT Tyler Herrington Patriot Center
$60 (per child for former or current academy students), $85 (per child for non-academy students)
Gail Goetz
903.566.7031

This camp offers exceptional physical activity and educational experiences for East Texas children. 

Department of Health and Kinesiology

Adventure Camp (Ages 5 – 10)

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
June 4 – 8/July 9 – 13 
UT Tyler Herrington Patriot Center
$50 (HPC members), $80 (non-HPC members)
Jameson Adams
UT Tyler Rec Sports Camps

A day camp with an emphasis on traditional outdoor recreation activities such as hiking, canoeing, kayaking and camping skills.

Action Camp (Ages 5 – 10)

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
June 11 – 15 (Session I)
June 25 – 29 (Session II)
UT Tyler Herrington Patriot Center
$50 (HPC members), $80 (non-HPC members)
Jameson Adams
UT Tyler Rec Sports Camps

A day camp with emphasis on traditional sporting games including individual and team sports.

Kids Fun Camp (Ages 5 – 10)
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
June 18 – 22
UT Tyler Herrington Patriot Center
$50 (HPC members), $80 (non-HPC members)
Jameson Adams
UT Tyler Rec Sports Camps

A day camp with emphasis on athletic and recreation activities as well as problem-solving games and activities.

Group Swimming Lessons (Ages 6 months to 14)

  • May 21 – 25: 6:15-7:05 p.m. Session 1
  • June 4 – 8: 10-10:50 a.m. or 11-11:50 a.m. Session 2
  • June 11 – 15: 10-10:50 a.m. or 11-11:50 a.m. Session 3
  • Jun 18 – 24: 10-10:50 a. m. or 11-11:50 a.m. Session 4
  • June 25 – 29: 10-10:50 a.m. or 11-11:50 a.m. Session 5
  • July 9 – 13: 10-10:50 a. m. or 11-11:50 a.m. Session 6
  • $25 (HPC members), $40 (non-HPC members)

Chauncey Deller
903.565.5602
UT Tyler Rec Sports Camps

Levels are parent-tot, beginner and intermediate.

Beginner Swim Team (Ages 5 – 17)

8 – 9 a.m.
June 4 – August 3
UT Tyler Herrington Patriot Center
$75 (HPC members), $125 (non-HPC members)

Chauncey Deller
903.565.5602
UT Tyler Rec Sports Camps

This program will introduce the sport of competitive swimming to young athletes using interval training. Children must be able to swim 50 yards or front crawl to qualify.

Private Swim Lessons (by appointment only)

$20/Session
UT Tyler Herrington Patriot Center
Chauncey Deller
903.565.5602
UT Tyler Rec Sports Camps

Athletics

Baseball
Paul Wyczawski

Head Baseball Coach
903.565.5640
UT Tyler Sports Camps

Women’s Basketball
Cassi Little

Assistant Women’s Coach
903.565.5517
UT Tyler Sports Camps

Men’s Basketball
Kenny Bizot

Head Men’s Coach
903.565.5984

UT Tyler Sports Camps

Women’s Soccer
Stefani Webb

Head Women’s Coach
903.565.5980
UT Tyler Sports Camps

Men’s Soccer
Kenny Jones

Head Men’s Coach
903.565.5985
UT Tyler Sports Camps

Softball
Mike Reed
Head Softball Coach
903.565.5661
UT Tyler Sports Camps

Tennis
Chris Bizot

Head Tennis Coach
903.566.7499
UT Tyler Sports Camps

Volleyball
Suzanne Truitt
Head Volleyball Coach
903.565.5603
UT Tyler Sports Camps

   
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