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Bossier Parish Community College’s 2014 Summer Youth Camps Schedule

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Camp Cavs, BPCC’s summer program for kids, kicks off next month. Camps are three or four hours and most are set for Monday through Friday.

They’re available for kids ages 5 through 17 and include a variety of activities. All campers receive t-shirts.

Registration is open now and camps will be held on the BPCC campus, unless otherwise noted below. Call the college’s Workforce and Continuing Education Department at 678-6015, or go to BPCC’s website to register or for more information.

Here’s the 2014 Camp Cavs schedule:

Cavalier Drama Fun Fest – $129

Ages 8-14 6/2-6/6 8:00am-12:00pm M-F

Don’t be shy! Discover the joy of theater and acting. Gain a sense of confidence and poise that will help you feel at ease in any social situation for a life time! Learn how to use your voice and body effectively to portray a character through improvisations, games, scene studies and short sketches. Uncover behind the scenes secrets about make-up techniques, lighting, sound, set construction and dressing, props and more. An all-star presentation will be presented on the last day of camp.

Cavalier Softball Camp – $79

Ages 6-15 6/2-6/4 9:00am-12:00pm M-W

Catch all the action this summer at the Camp Cavs Softball Camp hosted by the BPCC Lady Cavs softball team. Open to all skill levels for girls ages 6-15, participants will be assigned to a group by age and/or skill level. This will be a fun week to brush-up on your skills or try out softball for the first time. The schedule is flexible, and the college athletes and coaches will do their best to work with all of the participant’s individual needs. Every facet of the game of softball is covered-including hitting, base running, outfield, infield, pitching/catching, and team play.

NEW! Bricks 4 Kidz – Angry Birdies and Bad Piggies – $154

Ages 6-12 6/2-6/6 1:00pm-4:00pm M-F

Enter into a world of Angry Birds and Bad Piggies®…the Bricks 4 Kidz® way! Campers will be challenged to physically build and destroy a level from the popular game of Angry Birds. Set your birds to flight by launching them on catapults and slingshots to destroy pigs. At the end of the week, all campers will go home with a custom LEGO® Minifigure!

NEW! Bricks 4 Kidz – Super Hero Camp – $154

Ages 6-12 6/9-6/13 9:00am-12:00pm M-F

Building Super Heroes with LEGO® bricks! Explore all the caped crusaders and discover their super powers. Create a fantasy world and protect it against evil archenemies with contraptions made with LEGO® bricks. At the end, all SUPER HERO CAMPERS will go home with a custom LEGO® Minifigure!

NEW! Bricks 4 Kidz – Remote Control Mania – $154

Ages 6-12 6/9-6/13 1:00pm-4:00pm M-F

Making it move is the name of the game at this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz® camp! Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO® wireless remote controls. Each day, campers will use fascinating LEGO® components to create dynamic vehicles, inventions, and more. At the end, all campers will go home with a custom LEGO® Minifigure!

NEW! Self Defense/Martial Arts – $109

Ages 8-12 6/9-6/13 1:00pm-4:00pm M-F

This course will include basic self-defense techniques and concepts such as awareness of one’s surroundings and escaping from wrist grabs. Also taught are the basic techniques from Half-Circle Jiujitsu including the four mount positions and the guard position as well as a few techniques from Isshinryu Karate, such as proper way to make a fist and proper way to throw a punch.

NEW! Cavalier Young Chefs Camp – Cake Decoration & Pastries – $169

Ages 10-17 6/9-6/13 1:00pm-5:00pm M-F

Looking for a great kid’s summer camp program? Are your children always “helping” in the kitchen, asking to bake cookies or a cake? Bring in your future pastry chefs for 5 fun-filled days of baking! In this hands-on class, we will teach each camper how to turn versatile Pâté â Choux into Éclairs, Profiteroles, and Gougeres. We will make puff pastry from scratch to enjoy Palmiers and a delicious seasonal Berry Pie. Our instructor will also teach your teens the fundamentals of piping, creating pastry cream, and glazing pastries.

NEW! Sketchbooks-Engaging Creativity – $119

Ages 12-17 6/14-6/28 10:00am-2:00pm Sa

Students will prepare pages in a sketchbook in a variety of creative ways. Paint washes on pages, collaging, writing, cutting holes. This is just to alter the pages before we begin any sketchbook assignments or observational drawing. The list will be open to interpretation thereby challenging you to use your imagination. Students can get to know one another with the no pressure assignments.

NEW! Twisted Critters – $109

Ages 5-7 6/16-6/20 8:00am-12:00pm M-F

Kids will learn to bend, twist, clip, swirl and connect pipe cleaners into fruit, bugs and bracelets.

Cavalier Cheer Camp – $109

Ages 5-12 6/16-6/20 9:00am-12:00pm M-F

Interested in becoming a cheerleader? This camp will be a perfect opportunity to learn what the sport is all about! BPCC Lady Cavalier Cheer sponsor will teach campers the fundamentals of cheering and a variety of cheers and chants. On the last day of camp, campers will also perform a spirit dance!

NEW! Bricks 4 Kidz – Space Adventures – $154

Ages 6-12 6/16-6/20 9:00am-12:00pm M-F

Inspired by NASA and Star Wars™, our Space Adventures Camp is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off! Each day, campers will learn about real-life space exploration and build models related to the NASA space program. At the end of the week, all campers will go home with a custom LEGO® Minifigure!

Cavalier Danceline Camp – $109

Ages 5-12 6/16-6/20 1:00pm-4:00pm M-F

Campers will learn various high kicks and the latest danceline moves. Campers ages 5-12 will have a performance on the camp’s last day.

NEW! Cavalier Young Chefs Camp – $169

Ages 10-17 6/16-6/20 1:00pm-5:00pm M-F

Looking for a great kid’s summer camp program? Bring in your future chefs for five fun-filled days of cooking! In this hands-on class, our instructor will teach your teens how to caramelize onions to make a delicious gratin, roast and carve a whole chicken. They will also work with yeast dough to create focaccia, make a béchamel sauce, and assemble lasagna with spinach pasta dough from scratch.

Rubber Stamp Madness – $109

Ages 7-9 6/16-6/20 1:00pm-5:00pm M-F

Rubber stamping is all the rage! Students will work with mixed media (pins, clips, etc.) rubber stamping creating notebooks and crafts.

NEW! Youth Hip Hop Line Dance Camp – $79

Ages 10-17 6/16-6/20 1:00pm-3:00pm M-F

This class provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance moves in a fun filled & vibrant class environment.

Watercolor Workshop – $109

Ages 9-12 6/23-6/27 8:00am-12:00pm M-F

Kids will learn to sketch and paint with watercolors.

NEW! Youth R&B Line Dance Camp – $79

Ages 10-17 6/23-6/27 9:00am-11:00am M-F

This class welcomes all levels of dancing experience. Basic dance steps, fun and easy dances, techniques and styling will prepare every dancer to hit the dance floor.

Sketchbook Drawing & Painting – $109

Ages 9-12 6/23-6/27 1:00pm-5:00pm M-F

Art is for everybody! Unleash the artist inside and expand your creativity. Record your life in a sketchbook.

NEW! Clay Sculpture – $109

Ages 7-9 7/7-7/11 8:00am-12:00pm M-F

Kids will use air dry clay to create creatures that they will then paint with watercolors.

NEW! Art Escapes Collage – $49

Ages 7-11 7/7-7/11 1:00pm- 5:00pm M-F

Kid’s will discover their creativity with art assemblage collage using their inspiring ideas. Fun! Fun! Fun!

Art Journals and Sketchbook – $109

Ages 11-16 7/14-7/18 8:00am- 12:00pm M-F

Ideas and inspirations for art journals and sketchbooks. Come and be inspired!

Still Life in Pencil – $109

Ages 11-16 7/14-7/18 1:00pm-5:00pm M-F

Kids will learn basic drawing techniques. Those with previous drawing experience will also gain knowledge. Class will focus on shading, value scale, pencil strokes, and pencil points. Students are asked to bring fruit, vegetable, bottle, cup, shell, shoe, stuffed animal, doll or toy to class.

Cavalier Boys Basketball Camp – $109

Ages 6-9 7/15-7/18 1:00pm-4:00pm Tu-F
Ages 10-15 7/29-8/1 9:00am-12:00pm Tu-F

Learn the fundamentals of basketball at Camp Cavs Basketball Camp. This youth camp, designed for players ages 10-15, teaches the essential skills such as ball handling, passing, shooting, defensive positioning, and footwork.

NEW! Youth Zydeco Line Dance Camp – $79

Ages 10-17 7/21-7/25 9:00am-11:00am

This class will teach the basic two-step, toe-tapping line dance moves to the Zydeco cultural of South Louisiana. When zydeco music is playing, you can’t help but to move your feet.

Guitar Camp for Beginners – $129

Ages 10-16 7/28-8/1 8:00am-12:00pm M-F

Learn how to play the guitar! Ages10-14 will learn about different types of guitars and styles, basic open chord, first position notes, bar chords, reading TAB notation and chord symbols. Students will need to bring a music stand and guitar (acoustic, non-electric guitar preferred). If bringing an electric guitar, please bring a small amplifier.

 

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