Summer Camps at WCU

Participants can tap into their creativity or learn to play soccer at the range of Western Carolina University camps to be offered in Cullowhee during summer 2012. Click on the links below to learn more about the programs and how to register. Information about additional camps will be posted as it becomes available.

June 10 | Football Senior Elite Camp | John Holt at 828-227-2037 or jnholt@wcu.edu

June 10 | Football Junior Elite Camp | Open to participants in sixth through 12th grader. | John Holt at 828-227-2037 or jnholt@wcu.edu

June 11-13 | Softball Summer Camp | Participants can register for day or overnight camp. | Danielle Glosson at 828-227-2533 or dmglosson@wcu.edu

June 13-15 | Larry Hunter Basketball Camp – Day Camp| Catamount coaches and players lead instruction in ball handling, shooting, passing and more. | Available for grades 3-12 | Ramsey Center | 828-227-2020 or amccollum@wcu.edu

June 18-20 | Football Cub Camp | Open to ages 7 to 12. | John Holt at 828-227-2037 or jnholt@wcu.edu

June 21-22 | Football Kicking Camp | Open to participants in sixth through 12th grade. | John Holt at 828-227-2037 or jnholt@wcu.edu

June 22-24 | Karen Middleton Basketball Individual Camp | Open to all girls in third through 12th grade. Camp is structured to improve on-court skills with the instruction of Catamount coaches and players. | Contact Hillary Beck at 828-227-2994 or hhbeck@wcu.edu

June 23-24 | Football Skill Camp | Open to participants in sixth through 12th grade. | John Holt at 828-227-2037 or jnholt@wcu.edu

June 25-29 | Rocket to Creativity| Rising second- through ninth-graders enjoy fun but challenging activities that promote creative thinking and problem solving. Participants choose activities from interest areas such as Crime Scene Investigation, The Inventors Club, Robotics, Spy and Espionage, Clown Around with Animation and Pirates of the Caribbean. The camp will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day with a showcase of creative projects. | $125 includes lunch | Sharon Dole or Lisa Bloom at 828-227-7108

July 2-6 | Cullowhee Mountain ARTS | Programs available for children aged 5 through teenagers. Age-appropriate activities in all mediums, including painting, drawing, printmaking, book arts, ceramics, photography and more. From $125. | Norma Hendrix at 828-342-6913

July 8-11 | Summer Symposium for Marching Arts Instruction for marching band students offered by the Western Carolina University Pride of the Mountains Marching Band. | 828-227-2259

July 9-13 | Catamount Adventure Camp | Rising third-, fourth- and fifth-graders experience outdoor adventures such as hiking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and kayaking or duckies from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.| $225 | Base Camp Cullowhee and Continuing Education | 828-227-7397 or hensley@wcu.edu

July 16-20 | Bright Stars Theatre Summer Camp | Theatre games, improvisation, stage directions, basic directing, character work, entertaining discussions and more for participants ages 8 to 17. Camp meets from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. and concludes with a Friday showcase. | $110 for first child, $100 for each additional child in the same family | Paul Lormand at 828-227-2505 or lormand@wcu.edu

July 23-27 | Good Old Time Summer Day Camp | Participants ages 9 to 13 explore the culture of the region through creating crafts such as mask making, quilting, candle making, open-hearth cooking and pottery, and listening to an old-time musician and taking field trips to sites of natural and historic interest. Camp meets from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. | $90 includes lunch | hensley@wcu.edu or 828-227-7397

July 23-27 | Catamount Adventure Camp | Rising sixth- and seventh-graders experience experience outdoor adventures such as hiking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and kayaking from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.| $225 | Base Camp Cullowhee and Continuing Education | 828-227-7397 or hensley@wcu.edu

July 16-20 | Soccer Day Camp | Day camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 14. | Todd Herman at 828-227-2391 or tcherman@wcu.edu

July 26-29 | Soccer Girls Elite Camp | Day and overnight camp offered for 14- to 18-year-old participants. | Todd Herman at 828-227-2391 or tcherman@wcu.edu