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CU Academic Camps Offer Summer Fun with Purpose

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CU Academic Camps Offer Summer Fun with Purpose

by Public Relations Office

May 13, 2005

Cedarville, Ohio—Christian high schoolers who want to explore their career options, focus their dreams, and prepare for their futures while having a great time can attend one of Cedarville University`s eight academic camps this summer. Along with exploring their choice of art, communication, education, engineering, medicine, ministry, music, or sports, students will find new friends and plenty of fun activities. Students between the ages of 14 and 18 are welcome to attend Debate Camp, which will allow them to study Lincoln-Douglas, parliamentary, or policy debate in an intensive two weeks. Campers will work with CU`s award-winning debate team and coaches to learn theory, develop cases, and improve argumentation. The camp ends with a tournament. Camp dates are June 20-July 2. Cost is $850. Registration deadline is June 13. Students entering 10th through 12th grades or CU`s freshmen class and who are considering becoming primary or middle school teachers should attend Elementary Education Camp June 27-July 1. Students will serve as teaching assistants in a local classroom, talk to education professionals, learn about current trends in education, and discuss a Christian philosophy of teaching. Cost for commuters is $325; cost is $375 for those staying on campus. Registration deadline is June 20. Future engineers entering 10th through 12th grades or CU`s freshmen class can take advantage of Engineering Camp July 18-22. Students will participate in hands-on experiences in CU`s fully equipped engineering labs, take field trips to view engineering in the workplace, and interact with engineering professionals. Students will be able to explore computer, mechanical, or electrical engineering. Cost for commuters is $325; cost is $375 for those staying on campus. Registration deadline is July 11. Exercise and Sport Science Camp will provide students with hands-on experience in the fields of athletic training, exercise science, physical education, and coaching. This July 18-22 event accepts students entering 10th through 12th grades or CU`s freshmen class. Cost for commuters is $325; cost is $375 for those staying on campus. Registration deadline is July 11. For students entering the 11th or 12th grades, the June 27-July 1 Fine Arts Camp offers a chance to further develop artistic skills through personalized instruction, private lessons, master classes, demonstrations, and tours of area art/graphic design studios and an art museum. Specific topics are brass, piano, visual arts (studio art and graphic design), voice, and woodwind. Cost for commuters is $325; cost is $375 for those staying on campus. Registration deadline is June 13. Geared toward students entering 10th through 12th grades or CU`s freshmen class, Nursing Camp will be held June 20-24. The camp provides hands-on basic nursing experiences in Cedarville`s fully equipped nursing lab, a tour of area hospital facilities, an introduction to a Christian philosophy of nursing, and interaction with nursing professionals. Students will also complete the American Heart Association (AHA) CPR for the Professional Rescuer Course and the AHA`s Basic First Aid Course. Cost for commuters is $325; cost is $375 for those staying on campus. Registration deadline is June 13. Premed Camp will give students entering 10th through 12th grades or CU`s freshmen class a chance to learn more about the medical profession. This June 20-24 camp presents hands-on lab experiences (such as sheep heart dissection), an introduction to biomedical ethics, and presentations by practicing physicians. Cost for commuters is $325; cost is $375 for those staying on campus. Registration deadline is June 13. For more information or to register for any of these camps, call 1-877-CEDARVILLE or visit www.cedarville.edu/academiccamps. In addition, Cedarville University will host the Summit Ministries Leadership Conference June 19-July 1. Open to students 16 years or older, this conference challenges Christian young people to grapple with hot-button issues and know why they believe what they believe. Topics include worldview analysis; creation, evolution, and intelligent design; abortion, homosexuality, and the environment; and marriage, politics, and world events. Cost is $700, and three semester hours of CU college credit are available. For more information or to register, visit www.cedarville.edu/summit. Located in Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional, and graduate programs. With a 400-acre campus in southwestern Ohio near Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus, the University offers more than 100 programs of study to 3,000 students from across the country and around the world. For directions to the University and a campus map, visit www.cedarville.edu/directions. -30-