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Summer at Southeast offers a wide variety of academic and special interest opportunities to area youth ranging in age from pre-school to college through one day, multi-day and overnight summer programs and camps. Each program or camp is designed to highlight a particular field of study or skill and to encourage everyone to explore their potential.

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Academic Camps (Commuter & Residential)

June 9-14

Students will learn all about the backstage elements required for a full theatrical production from costume and scenic design to directing and producing a show. A week filled with college prep level classes and hands on experience in the scene shop will give students a view of what it would be like to attend college as a theatre major in design and technical theatre. Students will be supplied with all materials required for these classes in addition to the guidance of experienced instructors and staff on Southeast’s River Campus. As an over-night camper, students will be staying in the new dorm on main campus where they will experience dorm life and activities including a pool party at the Student Recreation Center. This camp is strongly recommended for students planning to attend Southeast University as a theatre major in 2014 or 2015 and open to students with all levels of interest and experience.

$475 - Residential
$325 – Commuter

June 11-14

Private lessons, master classes and clinics for students ages 12-18 in the following areas:

  • Snare Drum
  • Mallet Percussion
  • Steel Pan
  • Timpani
  • Drum Set
  • Accessory Percussion
    • (cymbals, tambourine, triangle, etc.)
  • Percussion Ensemble and Steel Drum Band

Students should have at least one year of percussion study prior to attending camp and must be able to read music in order to participate.

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Cost:

Commuter Fee-$275 includes 2 meals a day and activity
Residential Fee-$350 includes lodging, all meals, and activities

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June 16-21

For students who have completed Grades 8-12

Students will spend a week taking college prep level classes in acting, voice, auditioning, improv and more at Southeast’s River Campus. They will be interacting with the cast of Southeast’s Nunsense and attending a performance of the production along with rehearsing their own unique performance as part of the Southeast Missouri Summer Art Festival on the final day of camp. As an over-night camper, students will be staying the new dorm on main campus where they will experience dorm life and activities including a pool party at the Student Recreation Center. This camp is strongly recommended for students planning to attend Southeast University as an acting or musical theatre performance major in 2014.

$475 – Residential
$325 – Commuter

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June 16-21

Spend a week improving your vocal performance skills through private lessons, master classes and small groups at the River Campus. Students in grades 7-12 will work on:

  • Vocal Tone
  • Breath Support
  • Projection
  • Stamina
  • Flexibility
  • Artistic Expression
  • Singer’s Diction
  • Audition Techniques
  • Sight Reading
  • Movement
  • Acting and Interpretation

Students should have at least one year of choral experience or solo study prior to attending. Basic music reading skills are necessary for participation. Training focus will be standard vocal technique for high school choral and solo contests; however, other styles such as Broadway, jazz and folk may also be included.

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June 23-26

Young Entrepreneurs LaunchPad Summer Camp introduces Cape Girardeau and Jackson area youth who are entering 7th or 8th grade to the principles of innovation and entrepreneurship through rewarding and fun activities. Campers will be grouped together to generate business models for startup ventures and will you all they have learned over the 4 day camp to make a pitch presentation to a panel of business leaders to compete for prizes!

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July 14-19

Young musicians ages 12 through collegiate (intermediate-advanced) will learn from master teachers, will perform chamber music with peers and will grow in their love of music through private lessons, master classes, intensive coaching and recitals.

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • String Bass
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Bassoon

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Cost:

Commuter Fee-$325 includes lunch
Residential Fee-$475 includes lodging, all meals, and activities

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July 21-26
  • Develop within students (those entering grades 7-10) interest and competencies within the STEM fields
  • Provide students with a real-world experience by providing a team-based engineering challenge

This project is intended to be a summer camp for students that uses the backdrop of robotics to familiarize them with working on a multi-disciplinary group project. Students will form teams with a mentor and take part in a small inter-camp competition. Competition is expected to resemble those of FTC competitions, such as the following:

Participants will be able to stay the week on campus for $500, which covers the cost of lodging, meals, camp registration, and activities. If commuting, if your preference than that is available for $350, which only includes camp registration and one meal a day.

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Athletic Camps (Commuter & Residential)

June 2-4

6-11 Years: 8:00am - noon
12-16 Years: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The individual camp will have a daily schedule of instruction consisting of shooting, ball handling, scoring situations, defense, rebounding and player development. The instruction will be provided by a staff comprised of experienced and enthusiastic coaches from the college level. Registration begins June 24 at 7:30 a.m. for 6-11 years and 12:30 p.m. for 12-16 years. Campers will receive a camp t-shirt.

Contact: Will Holifield (573) 620-3637 or wgholifield1s@semo.edu

June 13-14

Team Camp will provide a unique opportunity for high school teams to play and improve while facing quality competition. Each team participating will play a minimum of six high school regulation games with certified high school officials. Each team camper will receive a t-shirt (teams must pre-register to guarantee t-shirts). A certified athletic trainer will be on site at all times. Our team camp provides the opportunity to play some of the best teams in the region as numerous state champions participate in our event annually. We attract teams from Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas. Space is limited to the first 42 teams, so register early. For housing information, contact Will Holifield at (573) 620-3637 or wgholifield1s@semo.edu.

Contact: Matt Martin (620) 481-4499 or mmartin@semo.edu

Individual Prospect Camps (College prospects in grades 9-12) | Camp Brochure
June 6, 2014 - Cape Girardeau, Mo.
June 7, 2014 - St. Louis, Mo.
June 20, 2014 - Kansas City, Mo.
June 22, 2014 - Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Team Camp - June 13-14, 2014 | Camp BrochureCANCELLED

Kids Camp - June 26-27, 2014 (Children entering grades 2-8) | Camp Brochure

7-on-7/O-Line/D-Line Camp - June 28, 2014 | Camp Brochure

Contact: Nikki Buchholz (573) 986-6140 or nbuchholz@semo.edu | Camp Website

Individual Skills Camp I - June 12-14, 2014 (Ages 10-12, limited to first 30 registrants)
Individual Skills Camp II - June 14-16, 2014 (Ages 13-15, limited to first 30 registrants)
Individual Skills Camp III - June 16-18, 2014 (Ages 16-18, limited to first 30 registrants) CANCELLED
Individual Skills Camp (Boys) - June 20-22, 2014 (Ages 14-18, limited to first 30 registrants) CANCELLED
Individual Skills Camp IV - July 17-19, 2014 (Ages 13-15, limited to first 30 registrants)
Individual Skills Camp V - July 23-25, 2014 (Ages 16-18, limited to first 30 registrants)
Inaugural Southeast Missouri Volleyball Coaching Clinic - July 25-27, 2014
Redhawks Volleyball Team Camp - July 25-27, 2014

Contact: Ben Coomes (812) 589-8842 or bcoomes@semo.edu | Camp Brochure
Priority Registration: June 1, 2014

Elite Camp: June 22-23, 2014 (Players entering grades 9-12)
Individual Camp: June 16-18, 2014 (Players entering grades 1-4: 8 a.m.-Noon; Players entering grades 5-8: 1-5 p.m.)
Team Camp: June 19-20, 2014 (Varsity and Junior Varsity)

June 29-30

More information will be available early 2014.

Contact: Kristi Ewasko (573) 651-2604 or kbewasko@semo.edu | Camp Brochure

Gymnastics Day Camps - August 1-3, 2013 (Ages 8-18)

 

Cheer, Dance, & Marching Auxiliaries (Commuter & Residential)

June 9-13 (Cheer & Dance)
July 21-24
(Cheer Only)
July 25-27 (Cheer Only)

For more information or to register contact:
www.nca.varsity.com (cheer), www.nda.varsity.com (dance) or call 1-800-527-4422

June 15-18 (Cheer)
June 19-22 (Dance)
July 7-10 (Cheer)

For more information or to register contact:
www.uca.varsity.com (cheer), www.uda.varsity.com (dance) or call 1-888-CHEERUCA

July 18-20

For more information or to register contact: CANCELLED

 

Youth Workshops & Programs (Day Only)

The Art Academy Workshops are engaging and fun learning experiences in a wide variety of media designed to enrich one's personal vision for ages 6 through adult. All the workshops, except Mural at the Mall, are held in the Southeast Missouri State University Art Studios under the guidance of experienced and highly qualified master art instructors and art professors. Each instructor will also have a Southeast Art Education student assistant. All classes are limited to 15 students. Student work will be on exhibit at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri through the month of August. Opening Reception will be held August 1, 2014 from 5-9 p.m.

For more information call: (573) 651-2143

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MACHINEWORX ACADEMY

Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting “Machineworx,” a four-day, summer academy for youth June 3-6. Participants will experience a number of interesting and fun hands on activities focusing on simple and complex machines. Topics include Leonardo da Vinci, rocketry, local inventors, historic and prehistoric machines.

A morning session for ages 4-8 is 9-11 a.m. Adult supervision required for preschoolers. An afternoon session for youth ages 9-15 is scheduled for 1-4 p.m.

Because of limited seating, pre-registration is required for this free event. Contact the museum (573) 651-2260 or museum@semo.edu.

Dates

Little Horizons is offered in three one-week sessions:

  • Week I - June 25 - 29
  • Week II - July 9 - 13
  • Week III - July 16 - 20

Times*

  • Morning Session - 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Afternoon Session - 1 - 4 p.m.
  • All Day Session - 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

*Please note special times for some classes and field trips.

Ages

Little Horizons is designed for youth ages 5-8. These courses appear in the “Little Horizons” section. Some courses have special age requirements as noted in the class descriptions.

Course Fees

Fees are listed with individual courses. Course fees include a Horizons t-shirt, field trips, and instructional materials.

More Information, course selections and registration.

Dates

Horizons is offered in three one-week sessions:

  • Week I - June 25 - 29
  • Week II - July 9 - 13
  • Week III - July 16 - 20

Times*

  • Morning Session - 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Afternoon Session - 1 - 4 p.m.
  • All Day Session - 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

*Please note special times for some classes and field trips.

Ages

Horizons is designed for youth ages 9-14. Some courses have special age requirements as noted in the class descriptions.

Course Fees

Fees are listed with individual courses. Course fees include a Horizons t-shirt, field trips, and instructional materials.

More information, course selections and registration.
More information will be available early 2014.

Redhawks Kids Camp is designed for kids to have active and fun days. FUN is the mainstay of the RKC, which is led by our group of Southeast Missouri State University students as counselors. RKC kids will be active in crafts, board games, educational activities, experiential learning activities, community service projects, sports, and much more during the day, including swimming during camp at the Southeast Missouri State University Student Aquatic Center

Redhawks Kids Camp (RKC) is designed for all children age 5-11 or those entering grades K-6 in the fall 2014. We try to keep to a low 7:1 camper to counselor ratio.

4 SESSIONS THIS SUMMER

Session #1 - July 7 - 11
Session #2 - July 14 - 18
Session #3 - July 21 - 25
Session #4 - July 28 - Aug. 1

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The Theatre and Dance Academy is an intensive summer theatre and dance educational experience for students in kindergarten through high school providing an array of classes in a fun, professional environment. There are options for morning, afternoon, all day/overnight classes. For specific class descriptions, age ranges and times, please view the brochure.

General Information

Dates

June 2-6 and June 9-13

Tuition

Monday through Friday, classes range from $125 - $150

Tuition Discounts

Theatre and Dance season ticket holders and families with multiple children enrolling will receive a 15 percent discount.

Scholarships

Partial tuition assistance is available for qualified applicants. Contact Kim Lanning at (573) 651-2149.

Supplies

Students will need to provide their own dance shoes and dance attire. Ballet classes will need ballet slippers with leotard and tights. Tap will need tap shoes with leotard and tights or dance pants. Jazz dance will need a soft jazz shoe with leotard and tights or jazz pants.

Personnel

All classes will be taught by a highly experienced and qualified faculty member of Southeast Missouri State University or a senior-level theatre and dance student. Each instructor will also have a student assistant.

Registration Information

Deadline for registration is May 30 or until all classes are filled. Classes may be canceled if enrollment requirements are not reached. Registration forms can be printed from the brochure linked above.

A confirmation letter will be sent upon receipt of registration and payment. A parent or guardian will need to be present at the first day for student check-in.

Please make check payable and return with complete registration to: Southeast Missouri State University, Theatre and Dance Academy, One University Plaza MS 7850, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.

Refunds

Refunds for student cancellations will be given up to one week prior to the start of the work-shop. There is a 15 percent cancellation processing fee that is nonrefundable.

Questions about the Theater & Dance Academy: Contact Kim Lanning (klanning@semo.edu) at (573) 651-2149.

CampRedhawk is a summer leadership camp designed for new students preparing to enter their first semester at Southeast Missouri State University. It will offer an introduction to campus life and traditions, immerse you in school spirit, and introduce you to other new Redhawks. You will become more familiar with campus and the community where you will spend the next four years.

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