Summer Fun Comes to Campus

04/23/2008
By For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224

LOWELL ߝ This summer, UMass Lowell will continue to host a series of summer camps for children.  From music to sports, science to adventure, the University offers a wide range of experiences for kids of all ages. 

Information on all of the camps can be found at www.uml.edu/summercamps.  This summer’s camps include:

--Athletic camps, which offer a wide variety of sports for kids including basketball, baseball, softball, ice hockey, field hockey, soccer and volleyball.  These camps run from late June through August.  For more information, go to www.uml.edu/summercamps and click on “Athletics.”

--The Mary Jo Leahey Summer Band Camp is a one-week intensive program which will improve the individual skills and broaden the experiences of musically talented students.  The camp runs from July 13 through 19 and includes master class clinics by professional musicians, various performances of camp ensembles and a grand finale concert.  For information go to www.uml.edu/summercamps and click on “Summer Band Camp,” or call Deb Huber at 978-934-4133.

--DesignCamp has hands-on science and engineering workshops for students in grades 5 through 11. It is a challenging and creative weekly program developed and taught by an outstanding team of experienced science and technology teachers. Each workshop is built around a series of design projects, interesting science activities and problems to solve. Sample projects include learning to design and build liquid-propelled rockets and hot air balloons, designing video games and learning how forensic scientists solve crimes.  DesignCamp runs weekly from July 7 through August 1.  Go to www.uml.edu/summercamps and click on “DesignCamp,” email designcamp@uml.edu or call 978-934-4690.

--The Tsongas Industrial History Center, a collaboration between UMass Lowell and the Lowell National Historical Park, also runs four one-week summer camp programs.  Campers can visit four national parks in Massachusetts, build a canal system as they explore the roots of the American Industrial Revolution, and take a boat trip on the Merrimack River. Camp programs at the Tsongas Center run weekly from July 7 through August 1. Go to www.uml.edu/summercamps and click on Tsongas Industrial History Center or call 978-970-5080 or 978-970-5002 (TDD).

UMass Lowell, with a national reputation in science, engineering and technology, is committed to educating students for lifelong success in a diverse world and conducting research and outreach activities that sustain the economic, environmental and social health of the region. UML offers its 12,000 students more than 120 degree choices, internships, five-year combined bachelor’s to master’s programs and doctoral studies in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management, the School of Health and Environment, and the Graduate School of Education. www.uml.edu

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