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Penn Camps for Children and Teens: Summer 2006

Penn offers children and teens an array of summer activities from academics, enrichment and recreation—including anthropology and music—to athletic sports camps. For more information and applications see the specific contact information below or visit summeratpenn.upenn.edu.

  • Leadership in the Business World (LBW)
  • Leadership Education and Development (LEAD)
  • Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&TSI)
  • Penn Summer Studios:  Art and Architecture
  • Penn Summer Science Academy
  • Penn Summer Theatre Workshop
  • Pre-college Program
  • Summer Institute in Business & Technology (SIBT)
  • Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology (SAAST)

  • Enrichment and Recreation
  • Anthropologists in the Making
  • Penn Band Summer Music Camp

    Athletic Sports Camps
  • Quaker Basketball Camp
  • Penn Girls Basketball Summer Elite Camp
  • Penn Summer Field Hockey Camps
  • Al Bagnoli All-Star Football Camp
  • Gymnastics Camp
  • Penn All-Star Lacrosse Camp
  • Penn Elite Women’s Lacrosse Camp
  • Penn Quaker Women’s Lacrosse Camp
  • Soccer Camps
  • Quakers Swim Camp
  • Levy Junior Tennis Camp
  • Penn Tennis Camp
  • Nike Track and Field
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    Academics

    Leadership in the Business World (LBW)

    LBW is a summer institute for a talented and select group of rising seniors in high school who want to learn about leadership in business. Features classes, trips, and activities designed to give students opportunities to learn about leadership in 21st century business organizations. Cost of the program is $5,200 per participant. July 2-29.  Financial aid is available. Sponsored by the Wharton School. Visit http://undergrad.wharton.upenn.edu/precollege/lbw.cfm.

    Leadership Education and Development (LEAD)

    LEAD is a 4-week program, July 5-August 4,  that introduces some of the nation’s brightest rising minority high school seniors from across the nation to the world of business. Participants attend lectures, do team-based assignments, and visit corporations in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. Sponsored by the Wharton School. Visit http://undergrad.wharton.upenn.edu/precollege/lead/lead.cfm.

    Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&TSI)

    M&TSI is a 3-week for credit program, July 9-29, for rising high school seniors who want to learn how to bring together technological concepts and management principles. The Institute features classes taught by leading Wharton faculty and successful entrepreneurs, as well as laboratory experience, field trips to companies and R&D facilities, intensive team projects, and other activities designed to help students learn the principles and practice of technological innovation. Program cost $5,200 includes tuition, housing, meals and weekend excursions. Sponsored jointly by The Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Wharton School. Call Lea Engle at (215) 898-4145 or email mgtech@seas.upenn.edu.

    Penn Summer Studios:  Art and Architecture

    The Penn Summer Arts Studios offers opportunities for students who will be high school juniors or seniors to pursue in-depth study in one of six areas of animation, architecture, filmmaking, drawing and painting, ceramics, or photography. The program runs June 24-July 22 with classes from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cost is $2,900 for commuters, and $4,860 for residents. Information sessions: February 25, March 5, and April 2.  Call the Office of Summer Sessions at (215) 746-6901, e-mail hsprogs@sas.upenn.edu or visit www.sas.upenn.edu/CGS/highschool/summerstudios_hs.php.

    Penn Summer Science Academy

    Penn’s Summer Science Academy—June 24-July 26—is an intensive non-credit science career program for students entering the 11th or 12th grade. It includes laboratory projects, lectures and discussion groups. Tracks include biomedical research, physics and forensic science. Program activities take place Mondays-Fridays, with a daily schedule that varies according to the concentration. The cost is $2,900 for commuters; $4,860 for residential students. Information sessions: February 25, March 5, and April 2.  Call the Office of Summer Sessions at (215) 746-6901, e-mail hsprogs@sas.upenn.edu or visit www.sas.upenn.edu/CGS/highschool/summerscience_hs.php.

    Penn Summer Theatre Workshop

    The Penn Summer Theatre Workshop—June 24-July 22—is a four-week intensive immersion into the study of theatre and technique. Designed for students who will be juniors or seniors in high school in the fall, the workshop offers three primary modules (acting technique, scene study, and Alexander technique) along with supporting presentations in directing, dramaturgy, musical theatre, theatre criticism, and script analysis. The cost is $3,330 for commuters, and $4,860 for residents. Classes run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information sessions: February 25, March 5, and April 2.  Call the Office of Summer Sessions at (215) 746-6901, e-mail hsprogs@sas.upenn.edu or visit www.sas.upenn.edu/CGS/highschool/summertheatre_hs.php.

    Pre-college Program

    The Pre-college Program at Penn—June 24-August 5—is designed for academically talented high school students entering the 11th or 12th grade. Pre-college students enroll in one or two undergraduate courses—often in topics not available in high school programs—as well as engage in a range of workshops (college skills, SAT prep, admissions, careers, majors, leadership) as well as a wide variety of social activities. Students who successfully complete these courses receive college credit from Penn and an official transcript from the University. Residential student program fees and tuition range from $5,875 to $8,425; day student program fees and tuition, including activities, range from $2,781 to $5,800.Information sessions: February 25, March 5, and April 2. Call the Office of Summer Sessions at (215) 746-6901, e-mail hsprogs@sas.upenn.edu or visit www.sas.upenn.edu/CGS/highschool/precollege_hs.php.

    Summer Institute in Business & Technology (SIBT)

    SIBT is a 4-week program, July 14-August 13, for internationally minded undergraduates enrolled full-time in universities abroad and in the U.S. Program offers two courses (technology entrepreneurship and cross-cultural management communications), site visits to companies, visits from corporate representatives, guest lecturers, and optional coaching on oral and written communications (in English). Program cost $7,950 includes tuition, deposit, room and board, and fees and costs related to programmatic field trips and outings. SIBT provides an exceptional American cultural immersion experience for international students. Sponsored by the Wharton School and School of Engineering and Applied Science, contact sibt@seas.upenn.edu.

    Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology (SAAST)

    SAAST offers an opportunity for highly motivated and talented high school students to experience rigorous and challenging college-level coursework. The Academy’s intensive, three-week programs, July 10-28, combine sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting edge technologies. Six programs are offered in the Academy: Biotechnology, Computer Graphics, Computer Programming, Nanotechnology, Robotics, and Technology and Democracy. Program Fee is $4,950 includes tuition, room, board, and all scheduled activities. Sponsored by SEAS. Call Dr. Christine Brisson at (215) 573-2575, email brisson@seas.upenn.edu or visit www.seas.upenn.edu/saast/.

    Enrichment and Recreation

    Anthropologists in the Making

    For the summer of 2006, adventurous children ages 8 through 12, as well as young teens ages 13 to 15, can participate in a day camp that takes them through time, across continents at the Penn Museum. For 8-12 year-olds, Anthropologists in the Making, a program organized by the Education Department of the Museum, runs from June 26-August 18, with eight theme-oriented, one-week sessions. The Museum also offers six one-week thematic sessions of Explorers Camp for young teens (ages 13 to 15), July 3-August 11. Children and teens may choose one or more of the programs. This year’s themes are:

    June 26-30 That’s Entertainment
    July 3 -7 It’s Written on the Wall
    July 10-14 Remains of the Day
    July 17-21 Fun Field Work
    July 24-28 The Gift of the Nile
    July 31-Aug 4 Reinventing the Wheel
    Aug 7-11 Body Art and Adornment
    Aug 14-18 Music to My Ears

    Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with optional pre-camp (8-9 a.m.) and post-camp (3-5 p.m.) programs. Brochures available through the Museum’s Education department. Call (215) 898-4015, (press 3), e-mail summercamp@museum.upenn.edu or visit www.museum.upenn.edu/new/edu/kids/summercamp.shtml.

    Penn Band Summer Music Camp

    Penn Band Summer Music Camp–July 30-August 5–is for instrumentalists (grades 9-12). Includes activities, “off the beat” lectures, leadership and team training, and a gratifying and diverse repertoire of band music. Program will culminate in a concert performance at the National Constitution Center. Audition not required, but evaluation form (completed by music director or private instructor) must be submitted. Fee: $795, includes tuition, housing, and meals. Sponsored by the Penn Band and Penn Athletics. Visit www.pennathletics.com and click on ‘Camps,’ call (215) 898-8719, or email kgupta@force.stwing.upenn.edu

    Athletic Sports Camps

    Quaker Basketball Camp

    The 2006 Quaker Basketball Camp has two sessions: Session 1 (Mon.–Fri.) June 19-23, $245. Session 2 (Mon.– Fri.) June 26-30,  $245. Daily from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., for boys and girls ages 7-18; Discounts: family (2 or more children) and Penn employee: $210 per camper for Session 1 or Session 2; Multi-Session Discount $450 for both sessions; family (2 or more children) and Penn employee: $400 per camper for both sessions. Call Shawn Trice (215) 898-6150 or e-mail strice@pobox.upenn.edu.

    Penn Girls Basketball Summer Elite Camp

    The Basketball Camp will be held June 9-11 for high school players (ages 14-17) with aspirations of playing at a Division I, II or III level who also seek a strong Academic environment. Stations are taught and games are played, but there are Recruiting, Academic Advisement and Strength Training Sessions as well.  Cost:  $425. Discounts (per camper): Family (2 or more children) $375; Penn employee $375; Team (5 or more campers) $350.  Call (215) 898-6257, visit www.pennathletics.com or email Julie Greger at juliegreger@hotmail.com.

    Penn Summer Field Hockey Camps

    There are two sessions of Field Hockey Camp: July 30-August 2 and August 6-9 at $450/session. Overnight camp with sessions held on Franklin Field. See www.pennathletics.com.

    Al Bagnoli All-Star Football Camp

    Football Camp, July 23-26,  is geared towards boys entering grades 9-12. It is intended for players interested in improving basic skills and learning both offensive and defensive techniques. Cost: $375 for an overnight camper and $290 for a day camper. For information and registration e-mail football@pobox.upenn.edu or see www.pennathletics.com and click on ‘Camps.’

    Gymnastics Camp

    There are three sessions of Gymnastics Camp: June 12-16, June 19-23, June 26-30. Summer Gymnastics Camp provides children with gymnastic instruction on Olympic apparatus led by Penn’s head gymnastics coach Tom Kovic. The camp also offers swimming at Hutchinson Gym, arts and crafts, movies and field trips. The  one-week sessions, Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost is $275 per week. There is also an early drop-off and late pick-up available for no additional cost (8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.). Call (215) 898-5316 or e-mail kovic@pobox.upenn.edu for details or visit www.pennathletics.com and click on "Camps.".

    Penn All-Star Lacrosse Camp

    Boys entering ninth grade and up can attend Lacrosse Camp July 15-18. Overnight camp: $515, day camp: $415. Learn all aspects of the game from the Penn coaching staff and many Division I players. Call (717) 235-0512 for information or e-mail starlax@nfdc.net or visit starlacrosse.com.

    Penn Elite Women’s Lacrosse Camp

    Girls entering grades 11-pre-college freshmen are eligible to participate in Women’s Lacrosse Camp—June 27-30, at Franklin Field—the cost is $450, $350/day camper. All sessions will run like a college practice—fast-paced and demanding. We will emphasize advanced game concepts and strategies. Players will have the chance to play with and against Division I athletes. For information contact Julie Shaner (215) 898-9042 or e-mail jmshaner@pobox.upenn.edu or visit www.pennathletics.com and click on ‘Camps.’

    Penn Quaker Women’s Lacrosse Camp

    Girls entering grades 9th-12th are eligible to participate in Women’s Lacrosse Camp July 5-8, at Franklin Field–the cost is $450, $350/day camper.  Athletes will be grouped based on ability and challenged accordingly. The staff is comprised of college coaches who will run each session like a college practice. Penn players will act as counselors and assist the coaches and monitor the campers at night. There will be a great deal of skill development coupled with competitive play to create a very challenging environment. For information contact Julie Shaner at jmshaner@pobox.upenn.edu or (215) 898-9042 or visit www.pennathletics.com and click on “Camps.”

    Soccer Camps

    Day Camp; June 19-23 and July 24-28; boys and girls ages 7-13; $240 per week. A camp for youngsters who are either beginning their soccer careers or who are ready to develop those important first skills of the game. The week’s instruction will teach individual skills and techniques through exercises and small-sided games. Call (215) 898-2923 for information or visit www.pennsocceracademy.com.

    Advanced Academy: July 12-16; girls ages 10-14, teams accepted; $560. An intense week of training and small-sided games focusing on skill development and decision making in a small group arena. Also includes specialized practices for goalkeepers. Call (215) 898-2923 for information or visit www.pennsocceracademy.com.

    College Prep Academy: July 18-22; girls ages 15-18, teams accepted; $560. This week of camp will resemble a college pre-season experience for those players aiming to reach their potential. Sessions will revolve around tactical development in small group and team environments. Includes goalkeeping skill learning. Call (215) 898-2923 for information or visit www.pennsocceracademy.com.

    Quakers Swim Camp

    Boys and girls ages 9-17 can attend this competitive swim camp, June 19-23 and June 26-30. The cost is $300 per one-week session, which includes a personal swimming video tape. Participants should be capable of completing a 1.5 hour practice and finish a 200m freestyle (8 laps) without stopping, prior to attending camps. For information contact Catherine Holland at (215) 898-6138 or cholland@pobox.upenn.edu.

    Levy Junior Tennis Camp

    Penn’s Summer Junior Tennis Camp—now in its 25th season—for players 6-16, will offer nine one-week sessions. Starting June 12, the camp runs 9 weeks through August 11. Camp dates are June 12-16, June 19-23, June 26-30, July 3-7, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28, July 31-August 4, and August 7-11. The weekly fee of $255 includes a daily cafeteria lunch. A family discount is available for two or more children that attend the same week. An extended hours service is also available. For more information/registration, call Hal Mackin at (215) 898-4741, or email hjmackin@pobox.upenn.edu.

    Penn Tennis Camp

    Penn Tennis Camp, August 14-18, August 21-25 and August 28-September 1 is a day camp (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) designed for children between the ages of 6-16 years, with lunch included. Focus on technique, skill development, and match play. Cost $255 per week. Call (215) 898-6958 or e-mail penntenniscamps@yahoo.com.

    Nike Track and Field

    Train at Franklin Field, June 9-13, under direction of Penn Head Women’s Cross Country and Track Coach Gwen Harris. High school athletes learn technique, strategies, and skills they need to become champions. Camp emphasizes fundamentals of running, jumping, and throwing and teaches young athletes the skills necessary to excel at their chosen events. The coaching staff includes current and former athletes who have competed on the national level and provides individual and small group instruction that helps campers of all ability levels become faster, smarter, and improved runners. Co-ed, ages 12-18. Residents $640 and extended day $540.  Email running@ussportscamps.com.

     



     
      Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 20, January 31, 2006

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