Athletics Summer Sports Camps
UAB offers a variety of summer sports camps for children and teens in football, baseball, basketball, softball, soccer and volleyball. UAB offers both day and overnight camps. For more details on dates, cost and registration, visit the Web site at www.uabsports.com:
Youth Football Camp – 934-7586
Brian Shoop Baseball Camps – 934-5182
UAB Summer Basketball Camps – 934-3402
UAB Girls Basketball Camps –934-2048
Softball Camps and Clinics – 975-7800 or go to www.uabsoftball.com
UAB Boys Soccer Camp – 870-0194 or go to www.uabsoccercamp.com
UAB Girls Soccer Camp – 934-4797 or go to www.uabsoccer.com
UAB Volleyball Camps – 975-8010 or go to www.uabvolleyballcamps.com
Children’s Creative Learning Center
Address: Rocky Ridge Elementary School, 2876 Old Rocky Ridge Rd.
Web site: www.ed.uab.edu/cclc
E-mail: Lynn Kirkland, Ed.D., at email@example.com
Ages: Enrichment and reading for children ages 4-3rd grade; workshops for ages 10-12
Dates: Dates for workshops and enrichment programs vary. Visit the Web site for details.
Cost: Enrichment $100-$150 weekly; Workshops $100-$150
Details: The program features reading, writing, science and math enrichment workshops. The children also can attend special workshops to learn art, poetry and
UAB Spanish Summer Camp
Address: Hulsey Center for the Arts & Humanities, 950 13th St. South.
Web site: www.uab.edu/foreignlang/spanishsummercamp.html
Phone: UAB Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures at 934-4652
Dates: June 1-5
Cost: Registration fee $195; Scholarships are available
Details: Immersion Spanish classes are made fun through dance, drama, storytelling, crafts, cooking and art. The registration deadline is May 1.
UAB Computer Science Camps
Address: UAB Campbell Hall, 1300 University Blvd.
Web site: www.cis.uab.edu/programs/camps
Phone: 934-8643, but e-mail preferred
Ages: 9th-12th grade; 5th-8th grade
Dates: High School: June 1-19
Middle School: June 22-26
Cost: High school, $200 per week; middle school $250 per week
Details: The UAB CIS department offers three weeks of summer camps for high school students in the areas of Java programming, robotics, and computer graphics. A fourth week of camp teaches middle school students how to program video games using Alice. The registration deadline is April 24.
Camp CSI: Birmingham Day-Camp
Phone: Jason Linville at 934-2069 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Address: University Boulevard Office Building, 1201 University Boulevard
Web site: www.uab.edu/criminaljustice
Ages: Grades 10-12
Date: June 22 - 26
Details: This day camp teaches the reality behind the forensic science depicted on television dramas like CSI and NCIS. Students receive hands-on-training on such topics as DNA analysis, hair and fiber analysis, and fingerprint, footwear, and tire tread identification. Space is limited to 20 students on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration deadline is June 12. Cost is $199 per camper plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee. The camp is sponsored by the Department of Justice Sciences.
Summer Institute on Simulations and Enabling Technologies
Address: UAB Business-Engineering Complex, 1150 10th Ave. South
Phone: Marilyn Durrah, 934-8460
Ages: High-school juniors or seniors for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Dates: June 15-19
Details: Students will gain a basic understanding of computer simulations using science and engineering principles and experience how these simulations can be used to solve everyday problems. They will participate in team projects involving in-class training and laboratory experiences. The cost is $200 per camper. Applications received after April 17 will be considered if space is available.
Engineering Camp – Experiencing Engineering and Robotics
Address: UAB Hoehn Engineering Building, 1075 13th St. South.
Ages: High school students entering their junior or senior year
Dates: June 22-26, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Details: The hands-on program will introduce you to engineering fundamentals and the disciplines of biomedical, civil, electrical, materials and mechanical engineering. Camp members will participate in modules, consisting of both in-class training and laboratory experiences, to introduce engineering fundamentals, programming and robotics. The cost is $150 per camper. The deadline to register is Friday, May 15.
Department of Music Summer Camp
Address: 950 13th St. S., Birmingham
Web site: main.uab.edu/Sites/MediaRelations/articles/57960/
Ages: For middle and high-school students grades 6-12.
Dates: June 14-20.
Cost: $425 for residential campers; $300 for commuter campers
Details: For residential or commuter campers. The full residential camp experience includes housing, meals and evening activities including a pool party, movie night, skit night and game night in addition to music recitals and concerts. Camp music-making opportunities include full symphonic band experience, small ensemble participation and training in music technique, theory and literature. Elective sessions include music technology, improvisations, music history, conducting and more. Students also will have the opportunity to study privately with members of the UAB music department faculty and perform on a world-class stage. Registration deadline is May 18.
Alys Stephens Center Kids on Stage summer drama camp
Address: 1200 10th Ave. S., Birmingham
Web site: alysstephens.uab.edu/education/summer-camps
Ages: For children ages 7-14
Dates: Session one June 15-26; session two July 6-17; session three July 20-31
Details: Camp hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; pre- and post-camp care options for working parents. Campers will be introduced to many aspects of theater with a variety of fun, intense classes. They can learn theater games, improvisation, warm-ups, concentration exercises and study voice and diction, terminology, acting and stage production. Each camp session culminates with a musical production. Cost: $325 per session for the general public and $300 per session for UAB employees; Registration closes as camps fill.
Camp Shakespeare Extreme in Birmingham
Presented by the Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Address: Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South.
Web site: www.asfeducation.com/summercamp
Phone: Greta Lambert, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, 334-271-5393
Ages: For student in grades 7-12
Dates: June 15-19
Details: Associate Professor Dennis McLernon, of Theatre UAB, will lead this intensive camp for students who are prepared to dig deeper into Shakespeare’s world and his text, explore complex characters and discover new levels of theatrical expression. Students will perform a Shakespeare piece at week’s end. Camp hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Space limited. Visit the Web site for more details.
UAB Summer Treatment Program
Address: Community Education South Community School, 1220 50th St. S.
Dates: June 15 – July 24
Cost: $2,900 per child due by the first day of camp.
Details: Summer Treatment Program for children ages 6-12 with behavioral disorders such as ADHD, Asperger’s disorder and oppositional defiant disorder. The program offers a comprehensive and individualized approach to treatment in a summer day camp setting and is offered through the UAB Civitan International Research Center and the Civitan-Sparks Clinics. Space is limited.