Pitt-Bradford this summer will host sports, academic and arts camps
for students in kindergarten through high school.
Arts camps are Pot-Pot-Pottery for
youth age 10 to 16 from June 17-28, Missoula Children’s Theatre workshop
presented by the Bradford Creative Performing Arts Center from June 17-22, and
Youth Writing Spectacular for writers aged 9 to 13 from July 8-11.
Pot-Pot-Pottery will allow youth to have fun working with clay through hand building, coil
construction and throwing on a potter’s wheel. Class takes place from 8:30 to
10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday for two weeks, June 17-28, in the
Pitt-Bradford ceramics studio. The $89 fee includes the cost of materials.
The week of June 17-22, BCPAC bringsMissoula Children’s Theatre to
Blaisdell Hall, where children who are entering first through 12th
grades rehearse and put on a play in the space of a week. This week’s show is
“Robinson Crusoe.” Applications will be made available on the BCPAC website.
In July Dr. Dani Nier-Weber,
director of the Writing Center at Pitt-Bradford, will lead four days of
creativity and fun in the Youth Writing
Spectacular from 8:30 to 11 a.m. July 8-11 in Room 158 of the Dr. Richard
and Ruth McDowell Sport and Fitness Center. The cost is $75 per camper.
Students should bring snacks for breaks.
Other camps for youth are the popular
X-Treme Science and Pets ’n’ Vets camps.
Science is for students who have completed grades 1-6 and lasts from 8:30
a.m. until noon June 24 through 27. Campers participate in labs and activities
dealing with many different areas of science. They will learn about plants,
birds, stream life, water quality, chemistry, physical science and more. Cost
is $79 for first camper; $75 for siblings, which includes T-shirt(s) and
’n’ Vets Camp will be held Aug. 6-8 from 8:30 a.m. to noon for campers who
have completed first, second and third grades and from 1:30 to 5 p.m. for
campers who have completed fourth, fifth or sixth grades.
Students in both groups will include
enjoyable, creative and instructional activities centered on children and their
pets. They will explore how to approach a domestic animal, safety around
animals, pet training, pet health care, first aid and feeding, and wild and
exotic animal care. Cost of $69 includes program materials.
This year’s High School Enrichment
Series begins with Crime Solving 101 from June 17-20, continues with Television
Studio Production on July 15 and 16, and ends with Make Your Own Website on Aug.
13 and 14.
Solving 101 with Dr. Tony Gaskew, director of the criminal justice program
at Pitt-Bradford, is designed for campers aged 13 to 18 and will take place
from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 17-20 on campus, including Pitt-Bradford’s Crime
Scene Investigation House.
Students will be exposed to a
variety of hands-on methods and strategies used to conduct a criminal
investigation, including understanding the criminal justice system, learning
about probable cause and case law, obtaining and writing search and arrest
warrants, interviewing skills, studying forensic photography and more. Cost of
the program is $89.
Studio Production will teach students how to create television newscasts
and interview in a real-life, multi-camera digital studio. They will learn
about the roles both behind and in front of the camera. Students will also
learn how to perform for the moving image, produce, direct and serve as a
studio production assistant. It will take place from 9 a.m. until noon July 15
and 16 in the television studio in Blaisdell Hall. Cost of the program is $89.
Your Own Website will teach students how to determine the layout, style and
content of a site. At the end of class, there will be an open exhibition of the
newly created websites. The class will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 13 and
14 in Room 236 of Swarts Hall. Cost of the program is $69.
For more information or to register
for any of the above programs, contact the Division of Continuing Education and
Regional Development at (814)362-4078 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
athletics will hold Swim Camp from June
10-14 and June 17-21, based on skill level. The coach of the camp is Ed Bahan,
who has been head coach of the Pitt-Bradford swimming program for five years.
For more information on swimming camp, contact Bahan at email@example.com
Later in the summer, athletics will
hold Basketball Camp from June 24-27
and Aug. 5-8. The camp is coached by head men’s basketball coach Britt Moore
and head women’s basketball coach Patrick Daniel. Cost for the week is $135. For
more information, contact Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org
For disability-related needs,
contact the Office of Disability Resources and Services at (814)362-7609 or