Summer Camps 2019 – Learning As A Lifestyle

By: Wanda Campbell

We are excited to offer Summer Camps again this year at the Athens State University Center for Lifelong Learning. Complete information is available on our website – or by phone at 256-233-8260 to register. Here are just a few of the camps that we will be offering this year.

SPORTS CAMPS, for ages 8-13, will include Archery Camp-Level 1 and Level II, both at the Carter Gym on the Athens State campus. Archery Camps are during the first two weeks of June from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and snacks will be provided daily. Archery Camp-Level 2 will experience advanced emphasis in the areas of form, shooting, and aiming techniques. Soccer Camp and Golf Camps will also be offered.

CREATIVE ARTS CAMPS will include activities for writers, dancers, photographers, artists, and crafters. Some of the camps that will be offered include: Words Alive – Writing and Illustrating Short Stories for budding authors, ages 9 and up; Art Explorers – one session for ages 8-12, one session for ages 5-7; Hip Hop Camp – a dance camp for ages 8 and up; and Photography for Kids! We will also be offering Pottery and 3D Art camps for kids!

SCIENCE and STEM CAMPS have always been very popular at the Center for Lifelong Learning. This summer will include Dr. Seuss Stem Camp, for ages 8-12, which features books by Dr. Seuss used to create STEM projects; Great Brick Adventure, for ages 8-12, for the Lego lover at your house; Stop Motion Animation, for ages 8-12, features movie making software and imagination; CSI for Kids, for ages 9 and up, features the latest in forensic science; and Slime Academy, for ages 7-12, will feature all that oozes and foams for fun. Each of these camps will take place at Athens State University’s Center for Lifelong Learning, on the Courthouse Square in Athens.

SKILLS FOR LIFE CAMPS will include two sessions of the very popular Super Sitter Camp for ages 10-17. We will also be offering Hands Up! American Sign Language, for ages 8-12, (Center for Lifelong Learning); Let’s Have a Food Fite! Cooking Camp, for ages 8-14 (Athens State Sandridge Hall Cafeteria); and How Sweet It Is! Junior Baking Camp, for ages 8-12 (Athens State Sandridge Hall Cafeteria). New this year is a camp to improve typing skills among pre-teens and teens; the Keyboarding Kamp for ages 12-15, will be held in Waters Hall on the Athens State University Campus.

Please join us this summer for more fun with friends and lifelong learning! To learn more or to register, please visit or call us at (256) 233-8260. You may also visit us at 121 South Marion Street, Athens, Alabama. Hope to see you soon!
By: Wanda Campbell
Center for Lifelong Learning – 121 South Marion Street, Athens, AL 35611 – 256-233-8262