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Communiversity Summer Camps

Summer Camps

Summer 2014

UM employee as well as sibling discounts are available. Call (662) 915-7158 for details.

Download and print the Summer Camp Flyer.
Click here to register.
UM Faculty and Staff should click here to register.
Download and print this medical form for each child being registered.

Languages | Fencing | Special Skills


LANGUAGES


Spanish Camp for Kids: Ages 8-13
June 23-27 (PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN HOURS)

A fun, hands-on learning Spanish camp where everyone will learn to speak basic Spanish and about different Spanish-speaking cultures

Children who learn a second language typically have better problem-solving abilities and reasoning skills and are more creative. This is an exciting intensive Spanish experience, customized for a half-day summer camp for children 8-13. We will end the camp with a Fiesta Party with cultural music and light snacks. Only parents or legal guardians may register minor children.

Instructor: Ashley Fly holds a Master of Arts in Foreign Languages in Spanish with a minor in TESOL from the University of Mississippi

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m June 23-25 and the UM Depot , 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. June 26 at the UM Depot, and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. June 27 at EF Yerby Auditorium
Location: UM Depot 

Fee: $149. Enroll in both a Sign Language and a Spanish Class for $225.


Basic Spanish for Middle and High School Students: Ages 14-18
July 14-18

A fun, fast, hands-on way to learn basic Spanish

This is an exciting intensive Spanish experience, customized for a half-day summer camp for those 14-18 years old.  This is not a credit-bearing class.  We will end the camp with a Fiesta Party with cultural music and light snacks.

Instructor: Ashley Fly holds a Master of Arts in Foreign Languages in Spanish with a minor in TESOL from the University of Mississippi
Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Oxford Depot
Fee: $149. Enroll in both a Sign Language and a Spanish Class for $225. Payroll deduction is available for University of Mississippi faculty and staff (deducted over six pay periods).
Registration: Ongoing registration from May 5th until June 11th. Register here or contact Sandra Sulton at (662) 915-7158 or sdsulton@olemiss.edu. Only parents or legal guardians may register minor children.


FENCING


Fencing Camp: Ages 13-17
June 16-20

Fast and athletic, fencing is the sport of swordplay and can be enjoyed for a lifetime.

Fencing Camp is an introduction to the competitive sport of foil fencing. Foil is one of the three types of swords that are recognized for sport fencing by the International Olympic Committee and other sports governing bodies. By the end of the course your child will be competent in basic competition skills for foil fencing, including competencies in fencing safety, foot and blade work, competition etiquette, and fencing rules. Only parents or legal guardians may register minor children.


Instructor: John C. Matthews
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here for camp details.

Location: Oxford Fencers Club, 606 McLarty Road, Oxford

Fee: $250 (includes fencing equipment); $50 early drop-off and/or late pick up not included in session fee.

Note: All personal items should be labeled with the child's name. 

Drinks/Food: A water cooler with Oxford City water is available in the facility. Chilled drinks, bottled drinks ($1), or Power Aid ($2) can be purchased daily or at registration at the facility. Each camper must bring a lunch and two snacks every day in a lunch box. There are no refrigeration facilities for campers' drinks or food available.

Clothing: T-shirt, lose-fitting pants or shorts that come below the knees, socks, good gym shoes


Fencing Camp: Ages 18 and older
June 23-27

Fast and athletic, fencing is the sport of swordplay and can be enjoyed for a lifetime.

Fencing Camp is an introduction to the competitive sport of foil fencing. Foil is one of the three types of swords that are recognized for sport fencing by the International Olympic Committee and other sports governing bodies. By the end of the course participants you will be competent in basic competition skills for foil fencing, including competencies in fencing safety, foot and blade work, competition etiquette, and fencing rules.

Instructor: John C. Matthews

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here for camp details.

Location: Oxford Fencers Club, 606 McLarty Road, Oxford

Fee: $250 (includes fencing equipment); $50 early drop-off and/or late pick up not included in session fee

Drinks/Food: A water cooler with Oxford City water is available in the facility. Chilled drinks, bottled drinks ($1), or Power Aid ($2) can be purchased daily or at registration at the facility. You must bring a lunch and two snacks every day in a lunch box. There are no refrigeration facilities for drinks or food available.

Clothing: T-shirt, lose-fitting pants or shorts that come below the knees, socks, good gym shoes


Fencing Camp: Ages 8-12
July 14-18

Fast and athletic, fencing is the sport of swordplay and can be enjoyed for a lifetime.

Fencing Camp is an introduction to the competitive sport of foil fencing. Foil is one of the three types of swords that are recognized for sport fencing by the International Olympic Committee and other sports governing bodies. By the end of the course you child will be competent in basic competition skills for foil fencing, including competencies in fencing safety, foot and blade work, competition etiquette, and fencing rules. Only parents or legal guardians may register minor children.


Instructor: John C. Matthews

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here for camp details.

Location: Oxford Fencers Club, 606 McLarty Road, Oxford

Fee: $250 (includes fencing equipment); $50 early drop-off and/or late pick up not included in session fee

Note: All personal items should be labeled with the your child's name. 

Drinks/Food: A water cooler with Oxford City water is available in the facility. Chilled drinks, bottled drinks ($1), or Power Aid ($2) can be purchased daily or at registration at the facility. Each camper must bring a lunch and two snacks every day in a lunch box. There are no refrigeration facilities for drinks or food available.

Clothing: T-shirt, lose-fitting pants or shorts that come below the knees, socks, good gym shoes


Fencing Camp: Ages 13-17
July 21-25

Fast and athletic, fencing is the sport of swordplay and can be enjoyed for a lifetime.

Fencing Camp is an introduction to the competitive sport of foil fencing. Foil is one of the three types of swords that are recognized for sport fencing by the International Olympic Committee and other sports governing bodies. By the end of the course your child will be competent in basic competition skills for foil fencing, including competencies in fencing safety, foot and blade work, competition etiquette, and fencing rules. Only parents or legal guardians may register minor children.

Instructor: John C. Matthews

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here for camp details.

Location: Oxford Fencers Club, 606 McLarty Road, Oxford

Fee: $250 (includes fencing equipment); $50 early drop-off and/or late pick up not included in session fee

Note: All personal items should be labeled with the child's name. 

Drinks/Food: A water cooler with Oxford City water is available in the facility. Chilled drinks, bottled drinks ($1), or Power Aid ($2) can be purchased daily or at registration at the facility. Your child must bring a lunch and two snacks every day in a lunch box. There are no refrigeration facilities for drinks or food available.

Clothing: T-shirt, lose-fitting pants or shorts that come below the knees, socks, good gym shoes


Fencing Camp: Ages 18 and older
July 28-August 1

Fast and athletic, fencing is the sport of swordplay and can be enjoyed for a lifetime.

Fencing Camp is an introduction to the competitive sport of foil fencing. Foil is one of the three types of swords that are recognized for sport fencing by the International Olympic Committee and other sports governing bodies. By the end of the course you will be competent in basic competition skills for foil fencing, including competencies in fencing safety, foot and blade work, competition etiquette, and fencing rules.

Instructor: John C. Matthews

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here for camp details.

Location: Oxford Fencers Club, 606 McLarty Road, Oxford

Fee: $250 (includes fencing equipment); $50 early drop-off and/or late pick up not included in session fee

Drinks/Food: A water cooler with Oxford City water is available in the facility. Chilled drinks, bottled drinks ($1), or Power Aid ($2) can be purchased daily or at registration at the facility. You must bring a lunch and two snacks every day in a lunch box. There are no refrigeration facilities for drinks or food available.

Clothing: T-shirt, lose-fitting pants or shorts that come below the knees, socks, good gym shoes


SPECIAL SKILLS


CPR, First Aid and Infant CPR Training

Are You Prepared? Communiversity is offering CPR / First Aid and INFANT CPR training on Saturday, July 12th at the Yerby Conference Center starting at 10 a.m. If you are 14 years and up, babysitter, new parent, grandparent or care for children - This Class is For You! Space is limited so sign up today! For more information, click here to download a .pdf flyer.

Instructor: Matthew Jessee
Dates: Saturday, July 12
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: 1 Grove Loop
Fee: $55
Register Online


Talking Hands: Basic Sign Language Camp: Ages 8-13
June 16-20

A fun, hands-on basic sign language camp

In this immersion into sign language experience, your child/teenager will learn the alphabet and basic vocabulary and fun songs in sign language. They will have "silent, signing" lunches, signing games, as well as learn fun, popular songs using sign language and dance. There will be a Grand Finale where your child can "show off" all he/she learned in a fun presentation of signing songs, drama, monologues, etc. Your child/ teenager may even have the opportunity to interact with local Deaf individuals and have a picnic where they learn to share with each other through basic sign language.

Instructor: Dr. Rebecca Lowe is the Co-Clinic Director of the University of Mississippi Speech and Hearing Center and the Undergraduate Program Coordinator for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Location: Oxford Depot 

Fee: $149. Enroll in both a Sign Language and a Spanish Class for $225.


Talking Hands: Basic Sign Language Camp: Ages 8-18
July 14-18

A fun, hands-on basic sign language camp

In this immersion into sign language experience, your child/teenager will learn the alphabet and basic vocabulary and fun songs in sign language. They will have "silent, signing" lunches, signing games, as well as learn fun, popular songs using sign language and dance. There will be a Grand Finale where your child can "show off" all he/she learned in a fun presentation of signing songs, drama, monologues, etc. Your child/ teenager may even have the opportunity to interact with local Deaf individuals and have a picnic where they learn to share with each other through basic sign language.

Instructor: Dr. Rebecca Lowe is the Co-Clinic Director of the University of Mississippi Speech and Hearing Center and the Undergraduate Program Coordinator for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Oxford Depot 

Fee: $149. Enroll in both a Sign Language and a Spanish Class for $225.