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Summer Camp Opportunities at Lee

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This summer, Lee University will hold a wide variety of summer camps in which community youth can participate.

Specific information for each camp, handled by individual directors, can be found below. For more information or to register, contact camp organizers.

 

Art Camps

Lee University summer art camps offer students a chance to explore a variety of art making techniques and exciting art projects with expert faculty guidance. Three camps are offered to provide an opportunity for all experience levels. Each one-week camp meets either in the morning or afternoon, and each camp is $110 per student.

Art Beginners

When:

June 13-17, morning sessions from 9 a.m. – noon and evening sessions 1-4 p.m.

June 20-24, morning sessions from 9 a.m. – noon and evening sessions 1-4 p.m.

Who: K-1st graders

Art Explorers Class

When:

June 13-17, morning sessions from 9 a.m. – noon and evening sessions 1-4 p.m.

June 20-24, morning sessions from 9 a.m. – noon and evening sessions 1-4 p.m.

Who: 2-6th graders

Art Insights Class

When: June 13-17, morning sessions from 9 a.m. – noon and evening sessions 1-4 p.m.

Who: Rising 6-12 graders

For more information or to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/lee-university-summer-2022-art-camps-97979.

 

Computer Camp 

Participants will learn how to create, design, share, and play computer games.

When: June 6-10, 1-4 p.m.

Who: Ages 8-12

For more information, email Cameron Tucker at busnsw14@leeuniversity.edu or visit  https://webpages.leeu.edu/mwilson/summer-computer-camp-2022/.

 

ESL Kids Camp

This week-long day camp will help non-native English speakers develop their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in English. Through fun learning activities, students will develop the English grammar, vocabulary, and strategies to help them be successful at school.

When: July 11-15

Who: Ages 6-12

Contact: Chris Blake by emailing cblake@leeuniversity.edu, calling 423-614-8223, or visiting www.leecell.org for more information.

 

Mission Blast Off

Mission Blast-Off is a week-long camp engaging students entering grades 1-6 in the fall of 2022 in rich robotics and literacy experiences and provided through collaboration with Lee University and Tennessee Valley Robotics. Morning sessions are designed for students entering grades 1-3 in the fall of 2022. Students will learn simple building and coding skills to accomplish robotic missions related to living on the moon. Afternoon sessions are designed for  students entering grades 4-6 in the fall of 2022. In these sessions, students will use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to design, build, code, and program robots using materials from First Lego League to accomplish specific missions related to space exploration. The cost is $150 per student.

When: June 13-17

Who: Students entering grades 1-6 in the fall of 2022

Contact: Debbie Rosenow at (423) 614-8184, or email drosenow@leeuniversity.edu, or call

Laura Anderson at (423) 614-8482, or email landerson@leeuniversity.edu for more information.

 

Music Camp

The Summer Music Camp provides an opportunity for developing musicians to perform with outstanding ensembles, see and hear music performed at the highest level, study with excellent instructors, and have a great time while doing it all. Students will rehearse and perform alongside Lee University faculty and students, participate in classes designed for their interests and level of training, and receive private instruction on some tracks. The total cost for this residential camp, including the $25 registration fee, is $520. (A commuter option for Cleveland area residents is available at a lower cost.)

When: June 20-25

Who: Rising 9th graders through rising college freshmen

For more information or to register, visit http://www.leeuniversity.edu/academics/music/music-camp, email musiccamp@leeuniversity.edu, or call (423) 614-8244.

 

Summer Honors

For over 30 years, Lee University has sponsored a one-of-a-kind college experience for academically-talented high school juniors and seniors. This two-week program is an authentic encounter that prepares students to face the academic and social challenges of college life. Students receive a head start on their college career by earning six hours of academic credit. While outside of the classroom, students will experience a wide variety of social activities they can expect to find at Lee. For the 180 or so students selected to participate, Summer Honors is two weeks to learn, grow, laugh, and connect. The camp cost is $980 per student.

When: June 19-July 1

Who: High school juniors and seniors

Contact: For more information, email summerhonors@leeuniversity.edu, call (423) 614-8406, or visit https://www.leeuniversity.edu/summer-honors/.

 

Theatre Camps

Kids Theatre Techniques

Campers will learn performance techniques focusing on confidence on the stage and character development. The camp costs $150 per student, and snacks and a T-shirt are provided.

When: June 6-10, 9 a.m.-noon

Who: Ages 8-12

Teen Storytellers Camp

The Teen Storyteller Camp will focus on storytelling. Students will get to write original plays using improv and creative exercises to make new works. The camp costs $150 per student, and snacks and a T-shirt are provided.

When: June 6-10, 9 a.m.-noon

Who: Ages 12-17

Contact: Dan Buck at dbuck@leeuniversity.edu to register or for more information.

 

Baseball Camps

Advanced Hitting/Pitching/Catching Camp

This camp offers instruction on the fundamentals of hitting, pitching, and catching. Students will receive instruction and drills that are provided daily for college level athletes. The cost is $70 for Hitting and $55 for Pitching or Catching, which includes a T-shirt.

When:

Hitting: June 27-29, 9 a.m.– noon

Pitching or Catching: June 27-29, 1-3 p.m.

Who: Ages 8-15

Contact: Mark Brew at (423) 614-8638 or mbrew@leeuniversity.edu or visit leeflamesbaseballcamps.com for more information.

 

Day Camp

Conducted by the Lee University baseball staff and players, campers will learn the fundamentals of hitting, bunting, throwing, defense, and base running. Games will be played each day, and the cost is $115, which includes a T-shirt.

When: June 6–9, 9 a.m.– noon

Who: Boys ages 5–13

Contact: Mark Brew at (423) 614-8638 or mbrew@leeuniversity.edu or visit leeflamesbaseballcamps.com for more information.

 

Marty Rowe Skills and Drills Basketball Camp

The Marty Rowe Skills and Drills camp is an individual girls basketball skills camp for all ability levels. The camp will include basic fundamental skills work as well as competition and contests. The cost is $125 per student.

Dates: June 20-23, 8:30 a.m. – noon

Ages: Girls K- 8th grade

For more information, contact Jan Spangler at (423) 614 8452, email jspangler@leeuniversity.edu or visit  leewomensbasketball.totalcamps.com.

 

Summer Golf Academy

The Lee University Summer Golf Academy is recommended for elementary and middle school aged boys and girls seeking to improve their overall golf skills. The camp costs $135 per student.

When:

June 6-9, 4-7 p.m.

July 25-28, 4-7 p.m.

Who: Boys and girls ages 5-15

Contact: John Maupin at jmaupin@leeuniversity.edu or call (423) 310-5427 for more information.

 

Soccer Camps

4 v 4 Soccer Camp

The goal of the 4 v 4 program is to provide a quality learning experience for kids of all ages and skill levels in a positive, fun, organized, and safe atmosphere. Basic skills and techniques will be taught each week while the major emphasis will be on playing 4 v 4. The goal, at the completion of the program, is for every child to improve in some way as a soccer player, but more importantly have had a special soccer experience.

When: March 15-April 30

Who:

U6 Division (ages 4 and 5)

Tuesday 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.

U8 Division (ages 6 and 7)

Tuesday 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.

U10 Division (ages 8 and 9)

Tuesday 6:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.

Contact: Derek Potteiger at dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu for more information or to register.

 

Soccer DAY Camp

The Lee Soccer DAY Camp is designed for players of all skill levels. This is a teaching camp, so players at every ability level will be encouraged and challenged to improve in a positive and fun environment.

When: June 20-24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon on Friday

Who: Boys and girls ages 7-13

Contact: Derek Potteiger at dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu or visit https://info.abcsportscamps.com/potteigersocceracademy for more information or to register.

 

Soccer Little FLAMES Camp

The Little Flames Soccer Camp is for young kids at any experience level who are excited about the game of soccer. It is designed to teach kids the basics of the sport within the framework of fun, high-energy games. The Lee University staff look forward to teaching, demonstrating, and simply creating a positive and enthusiastic atmosphere.

When: June 27-30

Who: Boys and girls ages 4-7

Contact: Derek Potteiger at dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu or visit https://info.abcsportscamps.com/potteigersocceracademy for more information or to register.

 

Women’s Soccer Camp

Chris Hennessey, head coach of the Lady Flames Women’s Soccer Team, will offer an educational skills camp for women who might be interested in the Lee’s women’s soccer program. In addition to displaying abilities, this camp will serve as an opportunity for feedback from Lee coaches, as well as critique and the implementation of new techniques. The cost is $400 for residential campers.

When: July 13-16

Who: Grades 9-12

Contact: Coach Chris Hennessey at chennessey@leeuniversity.edu or visit Lee Soccer.

 

Softball Camps

Summer Skills Camp

This camp will offer a chance for players to develop their game by working on fundamental skills incorporated with live game activities. Fun and fundamentals are this camp’s emphasis. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt, and awards will be given each day as well as for the week. Campers should bring cleats, tennis shoes, a glove, batting gloves, and other softball equipment. The cost is $75 per student.

When: June 20-21

Who: Girls grades 1-5

Contact: Emily Russell at leesoftballcamps@gmail.com, call (423) 614-8456, or visit

www.leesoftballcamp.com.

Summer Prospect Camp

Prospect camp offers drills in small group sessions and live game play. Each camper will receive instruction from Lee coaches and players, as well as coaches from other universities around the region. Space is limited and early registration is encouraged. The cost is $175 per student.

When: June 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Who: Girls graduating in 2023-2027

Contact: Emily Russell at leesoftballcamps@gmail.com, call (423) 614-8456, or visit

www.leesoftballcamp.com.

Under the Lights Camp

Campers will work in groups, and the environment will be similar to a typical college training session, followed by a live game under the lights. The camp is designed to accommodate athletes that are interested in playing college softball. The cost is $175 per student.

When: July 12, 4-9 p.m.

Who: Girls graduating in 2023-2027

Contact: Emily Russell at leesoftballcamps@gmail.com, call (423) 614-8456, or visit

www.leesoftballcamp.com.

Kay McDaniel Tennis Clinics

For the 30th year in a row, tennis champion Kay McDaniel will lead the free Tennis Clinics for all skill levels on Lee’s campus. Not only does McDaniel focus on a unique biblical theme and Scripture, but she also shares inspirational stories from her personal experiences in her journey to the top level in her sport. Every participant will receive a T-shirt, and prizes are given to campers throughout the week.

When: June 6-10, 8-10 a.m. for girls, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for boys

Who: Girls and boys ages 6-13

Contact McDaniel at kmcdaniel@leeuniversity.edu or visit kaymcdanieltennisclinics.com.

 

Tennessee Flames Lacrosse Camp

The Lacrosse Camp provides instruction from the Lee University lacrosse team and coaches and includes housing, food, a campus tour, and a T-shirt. The cost is $350 per student.

When: June 28-30

Who: Freshman through senior high school girls

For more information or to register, contact Megan Smith at megansmith@leeuniversity.edu, (770) 315-5187, or by visiting http://tennesseeflameslacrosse.com/.

For the health and safety of our campers and our campus community, COVID-19 protocols will be in place in accordance with prevailing guidance at the time of each camp.

 

Triple C Volleyball, LLC Summer Camps

This camp is for beginner and elite volleyball players in the area. It offers beginner level individual camps all the way to top elite camp for those who are looking to train like a college athlete. This year, there will also be a Team Camp and a high school tournament.

When: July 17-23

Who: Ages 6+

For more information and to register, email triplecvb@gmail.com.

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