Summer Camps

Looking for something fun for your children to do this summer? Texas Woman’s University is hosting several camps during its 2018 summer semesters on the university’s Denton campus. Camps range from arts to athletics and cater to ages preschool through college.

Arts and Sciences Camps

Summer Weekly Teen/Adult Dance Classes: June 4-July 23
Beg./Int. Ballet/Modern: Monday 6-7 p.m.
Int./Adv. Ballet/Modern: Monday 7-8 p.m.
Cost: $80 (full 8 weeks), $15 (drop-in rate)
Enjoy a fusion of ballet and modern dance techniques in this class for teens and adults. While increasing strength and flexibility, students focus on expressive performance and use of dynamic movement qualities. For more information, contact Ilana Morgan at 940-898-2003, imorgan@twu.edu. Online registration is available on the Community Dance Center website.

Creative Dance for Preschoolers: June 6-August 1 (no class July 4)
Wednesdays
10:30-11:15 a.m.
Cost: $80 (full 8 weeks)
Ages: 3-5 years old
Students will explore the fundamentals of dance—spatial awareness, timing and rhythm, shapes and movement qualities—through creative and playful skill-building activities in this camp. The classes bring together song, movement and story through specially designed activities for preschoolers. For more information, contact Ilana Morgan at 940-898-2003, imorgan@twu.edu. Online registration is available on the Community Dance Center website.

Teen Fashion Design Camp: June 17-22
Camp Cost: $460
Housing Cost: $375
Ages: 14-18
For more information and to register, visit the 2018 Fashion Camps website.

Teen Fashion Industry Camp: July 8-13
Camp Cost: $460
Housing Cost: $375
Ages: 13-18
For more information and to register, visit the 2018 Fashion Camps website.

Junior Fashion Camp: July 30-August 3
Camp Cost: $460
Housing Cost: $375
Ages: 10-13
Girl and boy campers can choose from four different one-week camps that feature fun and educational themes for young fashion enthusiasts. For more information and to register, visit the 2018 Fashion Camps website.

TWU/Air Force Association (AFA) CyberCamp: June 18-22
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Cost: $10
Ages: Grade 9-12
Students will learn cybersecurity principles that are relevant and applicable to everyday life through fun, hands-on activities. Registration ends May 4. For more information, email twu.cscamp@gmail.com or visit the TWU/AFA CyberCamp website.

Drum Major Academy®: July 5-9
Cost: $555
Band members wanting to improve their leadership, communication, conducting and teaching skills to become a stronger asset to their band programs should check out this camp. For more information and to register, visit the Drum Major Academy website.

Write Site Summer Writing Camp: July 16-19 & July 23-26
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $275
Ages: Grade 6-12
This camp explores genres of creative nonfiction, fiction, drama and poetry in a nuturing and inclusive environment. Daily lunches and camp shirt is included. For more information, email Jaclyn Kliman or engspfl@twu.edu

Sports Camps

Pioneer Pride Dance Team, Summer Kids Dance Clinic: July 9-12
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cost: $125
Ages: 4-completed 5th grade
Snack and a T-shirt are provided. Attire may be any colored leotard and leggings or gym clothes with jazz and ballet shoes being preferred but tennis/athletic shoes are acceptable. Be sure to bring a water bottle. For more information, contact Head Coach Allison Fields, afields2@twu.edu or call 940-898-2908. Visit the Summer Dance Clinic website to register.

TWU Volleyball Youth Skills Camp: July 14-15
Cost: $100
Ages: 9-14 years old
This girls camp will provide a challenging experience based on skill level. With the focus on all aspects of volleyball, training groups will ensure campers’ instruction is at their skill levels. This camp is a must for players of all levels trying to brush up on fundamentals or learn the game for the first time. For more information, contact Jeff Huebner, jhuebner@twu.edu or Jason McCown, jmccown1@twu.edu. Visit the TWU Athletics Camps and Clinics website to register.

TWU Mini Volleyball Camp: July 14-15
Cost: $100
Ages: 4-8 years old
The co-ed camp is designed for students wanting to learn about the fundamentals of volleyball as well as movement and athleticism training. TWU coaches guide students through age-appropriate learning tools to prepare the young athletes for long-term success in volleyball and sports. For more information, contact Jeff Huebner, jhuebner@twu.edu or Jason McCown, jmccown1@twu.edu. Visit the TWU Athletics Camps and Clinics website to register. 

TWU Volleyball Elite Position Camp: July 27-28
Cost: $200 commuters ($215 if registering after June 15), $215 resident ($275 if registering after June 15)
Ages: Grades 8-12
This volleyball camp is for girls with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced. Campers will be given advanced skill training and development in position-specific groups. Setter training will cover footwork, set location, play sets, defense, emergency techniques and how to run an effective offense. Hitters will focus on footwork for attacking and transition, arm-swing mechanics, shot control and high-level attack training. In addition to positional groups, campers will be placed in small groups according to age, skill level and experience. For more information, contact Jeff Huebner, jhuebner@twu.edu or Jason McCown, jmccown1@twu.edu. Visit the TWU Athletics Camps and Clinics website to register.

Basketball Day Camp
Cost: $100
Ages: Grades K-5
For more information and registration, visit the TWU Athletics Camps and Clinics site.

Basketball Fundamentals Camp
Cost: $100
Ages: Grades 6-9

For more information and registration, visit the TWU Athletics Camps and Clinics site.

Basketball 2018 Elite Camp
Cost: $75
Ages: Grades 9-12

For more information and registration, visit the TWU Athletics Camps and Clinics website.

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