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CSUB offers variety of youth summer camps

day campsLooking for something educational, entertaining and enriching to occupy your children this summer? California State University, Bakersfield is offering plenty of summer camp opportunities for children, including art, reading, math and sports.

Here is all you need to know:

Roadrunner Reading Camp
Description: Children build skills in phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension through small group instruction by experienced teachers in a relaxed learning environment.
Ages: Kindergarten through sixth grade
Dates: June 13-July 7, Monday through Thursday (No camp on July 4)
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $325 per camper before May 13; $375 per camper after May 13 (Discounts and payment plan available)
Deadline to register: June 6
To register: www.csub.edu/extension or 661-654-2441

Roadrunner Math Camp
Description: Children master math facts and increase mathematical reasoning through small group instruction by experienced teachers in a relaxed learning environment.
Ages: Kindergarten through sixth grade
Dates: June 13-July 7, Monday through Thursday (No camp on July 4)
Time: 1 to 4 p.m.
Cost: $325 per camper before May 13; $375 per camper after May 13 (Discounts and payment plan available)
Deadline to register: June 6
To register: www.csub.edu/extension or 661-654-2441

"A Summer Adventure in Art" Art Camp
Description: Children learn to draw, paint, and create three-dimensional art using a variety of mixed media such as pencil, pastels, watercolor, modeling compound, and even vegetables.
Ages: 6 to 12 years (Must have completed first grade to enroll)
Dates: June 13-July 7, Monday through Thursday (No camp on July 4)
Time: 9 a.m. to noon for ages 10-12; 1 to 4 p.m. for ages 6-9
Cost: $325 per camper before May 13; $375 per camper after May 13 (Discounts and payment plan available)
Deadline to register: June 6
To register: www.csub.edu/extension or 661-654-2441

All Sports Camp
Description: Children are introduced to the techniques of various sports in a fun way that promotes health, cooperation and teamwork. Children are grouped by age, size and ability. Some of the sports include swimming, golf, baseball, basketball, soccer, flag football and more.
Ages: Pee wee 3-4 years; Half-day 5-13 years; Full-day 7-13 years
Dates: Week one June 13-17; Week two July 25-29
Time: Pee wee 8-10:30 a.m.; Half-day 8-11:30 a.m.; All day 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: Pee wee $150; Half-day $170; Full-day $185 (Full-day to 5 p.m. $235)
Deadline to register: May 30 for $20 discount; after May 30 full price
To register: Contact Simon Tobin at 654-2428 or stobin@csub.edu

Soccer Camp
Description: Younger players can arrive with little or no previous soccer experience and leave a skilled young soccer enthusiast. Experienced children will learn technical skills and group drills.
Ages: Pee wee 3-4 years; Half-day 5-11 years; Full-day 7-14 years
Dates: June 20-24; July 11-15
Time: Pee wee 8-10:30 a.m.; Half-day 8-11:30 a.m.; Full-day 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (drop off as early as 7:30 a.m.; pick up as late as 5 p.m.)
Cost: Pee wee $150; Half-day $180; Full-day $225 (Discounts available)
Deadline to register: None, but $20 extra for walk-ups
To register: Contact Simon Tobin at 654-2428 or stobin@csub.edu

Roadrunner Wrestling Camp
Description: Two concurrent camps include Competition Camp, which features technique sessions and lots of live matches, and Technique Camp, which is geared more toward technique but also has some live wrestling at the end of each day. There are two levels of Technique Camp: beginner and advanced.
Ages: 9 to 18 years; 7th to 12th grade for Competition Camp; 4th to 12th grade for Technique Camp
Dates: July 31-Aug. 4
Time: 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (overnight option available)
Cost: $120-$380
Deadline to register: July 1
To register: For Competition Camp call Brian Cobb at 661-900-9016; For Technique Camp call Gerry Abas at 661-203-4727.

Women's Basketball Individual Skills Camp
Description: This camp is designed to develop each player's fundamental basketball skills an overall playing ability with fun sessions of instruction and competition.
Ages: 4-17 years
Dates: June 20-23
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $150 before May 1; $175 after May 1; $230 for two siblings
Deadline to register: None
To register: Contact Mandi Carver at 654-6027 or acarver@csub.edu

Women's Basketball Team Camp
Description: This camp is being offered to junior high, high school and club basketball teams. Each team will play a minimum of five games, plus learn individual skill work, time and score situations, and practice time.
Ages: 7th to 12th grade
Dates: June 24-26
Time: Teams will be notified when schedule is complete
Cost: $375 per team; $550 for two teams
Deadline to register: None
To register: Contact Mandi Carver at 654-6027 or acarver@csub.edu

5meter Water Polo Camp
Description: The camp offers a competitive learning environment for athletes looking to elevate their game and learn from accomplished coaches. Camp will offer position training to focus on your skills at your position. The camp is also open to beginners looking to develop the fundamental skills to play the game of water polo. Register as an individual or as a team.
Ages: 8-18 years
Dates: July 10-13
Time: Drop off 4 p.m. Sunday; pick up at 3 p.m. Wednesday
Age groups: 8-18 years old
Cost: Day camp $250; extended day camp $295; overnight camp $395
Deadline to register: June 1 for early registration
To register: Contact Jason Gall at (877) 824-7656 or jgall@csub.edu or visit www.5meter.com

For More Information

Colleen Dillaway
Director, Public Affairs & Communications, CSUB
661-654-2456
cdillaway@csub.edu

Irma Cervantes
Public Affairs Coordinator, CSUB
661-654-2138
icervantes@csub.edu