Pitt-Bradford will host
academic, athletic and arts camps for students in kindergarten through high school this
Arts camps are Pot-Pot-Pottery, Youth Art Camp, Youth Writing Spectacular and
Paint like the Masters.
Academic camps for elementary-age students are X-treme Science Camp and Pets
’n’ Vets. Pre-teen and teen-age students will enjoy CSI101: You are the
Detective and Television Studio Production, both of which are taught by
Pitt-Bradford faculty members.
Athletic camps include offerings in swimming and basketball.
Camps begin as soon as school lets out in Pennsylvania.
Children age 9 to 16 in Pot-Pot-Pottery will have fun working with clay.
They will learn hand building, coil construction and throwing on a potter’s
wheel. Artists will be able to glaze and fire their work and take home their
completed projects. Two sessions are being offered from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
June 9 through 13 and July 14 through 18 in the ceramics studio. The $89
cost for the first camper includes materials. Additional children pay
In Youth Art Camp: Crazy Mixed
Media, Anna Lemnitzer, assistant
professor of art at Pitt-Bradford, will teach students age 8 to 14 to make fun,
creative art using collage, photography, printing, sculpture and drawing.
Classes will take place from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 16 through 20 in Room 146
of Blaisdell Hall. The $89 cost for the first camper includes materials.
Additional children pay $79.
The following week, Dr. Dani Weber, director of the Writing Center at
Pitt-Bradford, will work with children age 9 to 14 in a Youth Writing Spectacular. This creative writing camp is for
young writers who want to develop their talent and passion for writing fiction,
nonfiction and poetry. On the evening of the last day, campers will read at an
“open mic” celebration in Harriett B. Wick Chapel. Classes will take place from
8:30 to 11 a.m. June 23 through 26 in Room 158 of the Richard E. and Ruth
McDowell Sport and Fitness Center. The cost is $75 for the first camper and $65
for each additional child.
In July, Paint like the
Masters will explore the
lives and artwork of famous artists. Students age 8 through 14 will leave with
an original piece of artwork inspired by a master. Classes will take place from
8:30 to 10:30 a.m. from July 14 through 17 in Room 146 of Blaisdell Hall. The
$89 cost for the first camper includes materials. Additional children pay
In the popular X-Treme Science
Camp, students who are entering grades 2 through 7 will participate in labs
and activities dealing with different areas of science. They will learn about
plants, birds, stream life, water quality, chemistry, physical science and
more. Guest presenters will visit each day. Classes will take place from 8:30
a.m. to noon daily June 9 through 12. The $89 cost for the first camper
includes materials and T-shirt. Additional children pay $79.
CSI 101: You are the Detective will introduce students to the
criminal justice system, case law, and obtaining and writing search/arrest
warrants, all while conducting a criminal investigation to students age 10
through 16. Using excellent criminal forensic resources and equipment, campers
will investigate mock crime scenarios at the Crime Scene Investigation House on
campus under the guidance of Dr. Tony Gaskew, associate professor of criminal
justice and an expert in the field of policing and criminal investigations.
Classes are from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 16 through 19 and meet each day in Room
162 of Swarts Hall. The $89 cost for the first camper includes materials.
Additional children pay $79.
In July, campers age 10 through 16 can learn how to create television news
broadcasts and other types of programs in a real-life, multi-camera digital
studio environment. Television
Studio Production with Jeff Guterman will
teach campers about the roles behind and in front of the camera. The workshop
will take place from 9 a.m. to noon July 16 and 17 in the television studio in
Blaisdell Hall. The cost is $59 for the first camper; additional campers are
The final camp of the summer, Pets
’n’ Vets,will take place Aug. 5 through 7 in Fisher Hall. Children who have
completed grades 1 through 3 can attend from 8:30 a.m. until noon each day.
Campers who have completed grades 4 through 6 will meet from 1:30 to 5 p.m.
This popular three-day program includes creative and instructional activities
centered on kids and their pets. Hands-on learning is the primary focus.
Campers should bring their own drinks and snacks to all camps. For more
information or to register for the above programs, contact the Division of
Continuing Education and Regional Development at 814-362-5078 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head Swimming Coach Ed Bahan is currently conducting an advanced swimming class
for competitive swimmers age 8 and older from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. weekdays.
Classes began Monday and will continue through July 4. The cost for the 12-week
program is $190. For more information, contact Bahan at (814)362-5034.
Three sessions of basketball camp are planned for players age 8 to 18. Camp
runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day in the Richard E. and Ruth McDowell Sport
and Fitness Center, and the cost of each camp is $100. Camp from June 9 through
12 is for girls only; camp June 23 through 26 is co-ed; camp Aug. 4 through 7
is for boys only. For more information or to register, contact men’s head coach
Britt Moore at (814)362-5276 or email@example.com.
For disability-related needs, contact the Office of Disability Resources and
Services at (814)362-7609 or firstname.lastname@example.org.