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SMU summer camps provide skills, experience – and fun

May 2, 2017

summer campsDALLAS (SMU) – SMU is scheduling summer 2017 camps for kids and teens at the main campus and SMU-in Plano. Start dates will range from early June through early August, depending on the camp. Check camp websites for more information.

SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS AT SMU-IN-PLANO

Explore weekly workshops in game design, coding, robotics, visual arts, math, language arts, as well as SAT and ACT test prep.  Programs are offered for students entering grades K-12 from June - early August on the SMU-in-Plano Campus at 5236 Tennyson Parkway in Plano.
For more information: http://www.smu.edu/summeryouth 

 SUMMER CAMPS AT LYLE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

 The Lyle School of Engineering at SMU offers summer camp programs for students in 6th through 12th grades.  These summer camps are authentically Lyle, as the facilities, staff, and curriculum are all unique to the Lyle School of Engineering.  Camps provide a creative environment for students to learn the fundamentals of engineering through hands-on, interactive team projects.  
For more information: http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/Institutes/CaruthInstitute/K-12Programs/EngineeringCamp 

 Choices include:

MEADOWS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS SUMMER PROGRAMS

Meadows Piano Preparatory Department

Dates: TBA
Ages: 6-18
Location: Main Campus of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: click here

2017 SMU Music Educators Workshops

Dates:June and July 2017 (start dates vary)
Location: 
Main Campus of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: 
http://www.smu.edu/Meadows/AreasOfStudy/Music/WorkshopsAndSpecialPrograms/MusicEducators

Meadows Academy for Young Artists (MAYA): Precollege Summer Programs

A range of portfolio workshops gives aspiring high school art students the opportunity to experience creating art in 2-D and digital media.

Dates:TBA
Ages:
 Entering grades 11, 12, first year of college
Location: Main Campus of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: http://www.smu.edu/Meadows/AreasOfStudy/Art/YoungArtists

 

SPORTS CAMPS/ ATHLETIC PROGRAMS

Hilltop Sports Camp

Each summer, SMU's Department of Recreational Sports offers Hilltop Sports Camp for children entering 2nd through 6th grade.  Hilltop is a day camp with weekly sessions beginning in June.

Dates: 
     Session 1 June 5th - 9th
     Session 2 June 12th - 16th
     Session 3 June 19th - 23th
     Session 4 June 26th - 30th

Location: Main Campus of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: www.smu.edu/studentaffairs/recsports/hilltopsportscamp

Football Camps

Campers will be evaluated by each coach based upon their testing and demonstrated ability during the drill period of the camp.

Dates: June 2-3
Ages: Incoming kindergarden - 8th grade
Location: Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: www.ponyuptempo.com/camps

Boys’ Basketball

The SMU Basketball School provides boys with a competitive and educational experience. Campers will run through Division I drills designed to develop skills, vision and competency. The goal is to teach all aspects of the game and how to play "Mustang-style" basketball. Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals including: passing, ball handling, shooting, rebounding, defense and teamwork.

Dates: June and July 2017
Location: Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: http://www.smumustangs.com/news/2017/3/26/2017-smu-mens-basketball-school-dates.aspx

Girls’ Soccer Camps 2017

The SMU Girls Soccer Camp accepts players of all levels who have a desire to improve and develop their talents. Every camper receives instruction that not only lets them improve during the week, but also shows them how to practice and improve after camp is over. Each of our campers receives individual and group instruction designed to meet her specific needs and capabilities.

Dates: June and July 2017
Location: Main Campus of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: www.smusoccercamp.com

 

Boys’ Soccer Camps

Offers instruction to players of all levels through both individual and group instruction. Special attention will be placed on technique and skill development.

Dates: June and July 2017
Location: Main Campus of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information:  www.smumustangs.com/soccercamp

 

SMU Mustang Swim Camps

Our goal is for you to have fun while training hard and learning from the best. The SMU camp offers one of the lowest camper to coach/counselor ratios of elite camps in the country, allowing the campers a unique opportunity to get individual attention from Olympic coaches, Olympic medalists, and NCAA All-Americans.

Dates: TBA
Location: Main Campus of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: http://www.smumustangs.com/sports/2016/6/15/smu-swim-camp.aspx?id=843

Tennis Camps

SMU will be using both indoor and outdoor courts at our state of the art Tennis stadium, allowing the children to stay fresh even when the Texas heat arrives! Beginning students and advanced will be taught according to their level and no level.

Dates: June - August 2017
Location: Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: http://www.smutennis.com/ 

Volleyball Camps

SMU Volleyball follows the NCAA bylaw of 13.12.1.3 and the SMU Volleyball camps are open to all girls of all skill levels from grades 6-12th.

Dates: July 2017
Location: Main Campus of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
More information: www.smumustangs.com/camps/w-volley-camp.html