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Summer Camps for Kids at UNR in Reno

Sports, Music, and Day Summer Camps from the University of Nevada, Reno


Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center at the University of Nevada, Reno

Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Summer camps for children of all ages are being offered in 2014 by Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), with KIDS University, Lake Tahoe Music Camp, and Wolf Pack Sports Camps. The summer camps run on various dates from June through August. Registration for camp sessions is available online and also by phone. Call (775) 784-4046 or (800) 233-8928, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

These are not the only summer camps in the Reno / Tahoe area. Go to "Summer Camps, Programs, and Recreation for Kids in the Reno Area" to see many more choices.

KIDS University

June 16 - August 1, 2014. KIDS University is a summer day camp for kids entering 2nd through 8th grades and features week long camp sessions in the arts, writing, science, math, literature, theatre, history, web design, cultural exploration, sports and games, and much more. There are both full day and half day sessions. Fees range from $160 to $210 per week for full day camp and $112 to $140 per week for half day camp. To learn more about sessions, dates, and registration, visit the KIDS University website. You can also download the KIDS University brochure. Phone numbers are (775) 784-4046 or (800) 233-8928. All sessions are held on the UNR campus and some topics include field trips. Have questions? Check out the KIDS University FAQ for answers.

Full-day sessions are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a lunch break followed by afternoon recreational activities. Half-day sessions run from 8 a.m to 12:15 p.m. A $25 non-refundable / non-transferable deposit is required for each weeklong session at time of registration. There is a lot of information here - be sure to read it carefully.

Wolf Pack Sports Camps

June - August, 2014. Summer Wolf Pack Sports Camps are offered for firs through twelfth grade children of all ages and abilities. The camps are hosted by Nevada Wolf Pack coaching staff and current and former players and provide opportunities for young athletes to have fun, learn new skills and get a feel for what the college experience is like by using UNR's own athletic facilities. Many camps also include an NCAA education session. The sports offered include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball.

Full-day, half-day, and overnight Wolf Pack camps are available. Schedules and individual / team fees vary with each camp. Visit Nevada Wolf Pack camps for details, session descriptions, registration information, and downloadable brochures. Brochures are also available at Extended Studies on the UNR campus, Continuing Education Building, 1041 N. Virginia St., or by calling (775) 784-4046 or (800) 233-8928.

Lake Tahoe Music Camp

July 6 - 12, 2014. The 58th annual Lake Tahoe Music Camp invites middle school through high school student musicians to participate in a week of music-making, workshops, performances, and fun. The overnight camp is held at the Nevada State 4-H Camp in Stateline, Nevada, on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Sessions are conducted by award-winning UNR faculty and regional educators, guest conductors, professional chamber and jazz musicians, and more. The fee is $550 per camper. Camp brochures and registration information are available online and at Extended Studies on the UNR campus, Continuing Education Building, 1041 N. Virginia St., or by calling (775) 784-4046 or (800) 233-8928. Learn more from the Parent / Camper Information page. Due to limited space, registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Source: Extended Studies and Wolf Pack Sports at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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