Youth and Teen Summer Programs

 

Mindstorm Madness Camp

Instructor: Award winning Master Teacher, Julie Panus
Dates: July 21 – 25
Ages: Going into grades 5, 6, and 7
Times: 9am – 4pm
Location: HUB Hage Room
Cost: $290

Join us for a week of science, engineering and fun!  Using the LEGO Mindstorms, campers will work in teams, learning to build and program robots. Teams will be challenged to solve real-world problems with their ‘bots, in both cooperative and competitive challenges.  The week will culminate with a grand challenge designed to showcase the ingenuity and engineering skills of the campers!  There will be new builds and lots of experimentation, so returning campers will find new and engaging challenges. Spaces are limited.

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Theatrical Stage Combat Camp

Instructor: Jim Gleich
Dates: August 4 – 8
Ages: Going into grades 6, 7, and 8
Times: 9am – 4pm
Location: Silver Hall Dance Room
Cost: $180

Jim Gleich has been involved with theatre for many years and has intensely studied the art of theatrical/stage combat. These are specialized techniques designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers. The term is also used informally to describe fight choreography for film and television. It is a common field of study for actors and dancers and is closely related to the practice of stunts. Campers will be learning the basic skills of Hand-to-Hand combat, rolling, simple falls, choreography notation / analysis, stage combat history, and introduction to single sword techniques. All students will perform their class fight each day at the end of class. Students should wear comfortable clothing and bring a pad and pencil for notes.

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Theatrical Stage Combat Camp  for High School and College Athletes, Dancers, and Actors

Instructor: Jim Gleich
Dates: August 4 – 8
Ages: High School and College
Times: 4:15 – 6:15 pm
Location: Silver Hall Dance Room
Cost: $135

Jim Gleich has been involved with theatre for many years and has intensely studied the art of theatrical/stage combat. These are specialized techniques designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers. The term is also used informally to describe fight choreography for film and television. It is a common field of study for actors and dancers and is closely related to the practice of stunts. Athletes are also finding that this practice fine tunes their skills.

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