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Youth Sports Camp
The MTSU Youth Sport Camp is set to return to the fields and facilities of MT Campus Recreation in Summer 2015. The camp operates in eight, one-week session spanning June 1 to July 31 and is open to children ages 7-13.
The camp aims to develop the principles of good sportsmanship, the value of regular exercise and teamwork through a variety of sport, leisure and fitness activities. Goals of the camp include instructing participants to beginner and intermediate skill levels in a variety of sports, encourage a healthy lifestyle and develop good character and sportsmanship in a fun manner.
Sessions run one week per camp from June 1-5, June 8-12, June 15-19, June 22-26, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24 and July 27-31. Sessions begin promptly at 8 AM and conclude daily at 4 PM.
Camp counselors are knowledgeable MTSU students and staff members who have been background checked for safety and are First Aid, CPR and AED certified.
The camp includes varying sports and activities so campers are encouraged to wear comfortable, closed toe shoes and active wear. A swimsuit and towel are required each day. Campers are strongly encouraged to bring water and snacks each day and lunch is provided by MTSU Dining Services.
Camp tuition is $165 per camper and includes lunch each day or a drop-in fee of $40 per day is accepted. Cash, checks and major credit cards are accepted. Registration deadline for all camps is the Monday the camp begins or before to the MTSU Campus Recreation office, which is open Monday-Friday 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
All necessary forms are accessible at www.mtsu.edu/camprec/camps/index.php and may be delivered with payment by hand or mailed to:
Youth Sports Camp
Middle Tennessee State University
P.O. Box 556
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
The summer months are approaching with warmer weather in Middle Tennessee and the ability of residents to swim at local pools. Campus Recreation Aquatics will offers swim lessons throughout the summer so that children can safely play and swim in the water.
American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim classes for ages from 6-months to adults are offered in two-week sessions. The next session begins on May 11 and conclude May 22. Beginning with the May sessions, two sets of sessions are offered daily. Morning classes begin at 9 a.m. and extend through 11 a.m. Afternoon classes have with start times beginning at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Parent-Child classes are priced at $30 for students, $45 for MTSU employees and $55 for all others. Fifty minute swim lessons are priced at $60 for students, $75 for MTSU employees and $85 for all others. Private, 30-minute lessons are also available.
For more information on class times, skill levels and descriptions visit, http://www.mtsu.edu/camprec/aquatics/lessons.php.
The participants in the Campus Rec sponsored Study Abroad in Fiji class gather on the beach when they first arrived. The class was a success and all have returned home.