Parents looking for an outlet that keeps children active both mentally and physically during the summer can enroll their kids in a pair of four-week camps as California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) again offers its Academic Enrichment and 49er camps.
Open to boys and girls ages 5-12, the first session of these camps begins June 18 and runs through July 13. Academic Enrichment Camp goes from 8:30 a.m. to noon, and 49er Camp runs from 12:30-5 p.m. Children attending both camps are supervised during lunch and transitioned to the 49er Camp at no additional cost.
Academic Enrichment Camp teaches basic skills and activities in math, computers, language arts and art in a relaxed yet active learning environment. Instruction in grade-level subjects is given to kindergarten through fourth-grade campers while fifth- through eighth-grade students receive specific instruction in the four subjects listed above. The cost of the camp is $485.
The sport-oriented 49er Camp provides basic skills instruction in a variety of athletic activities, including archery, tennis, basketball, gymnastics, bowling, soccer, softball, racquetball, golf, volleyball, dance, physical fitness, and track and field. Additionally, each camper receives daily swim lessons the entire four weeks. The cost of this camp is $490.
There are discounts for children enrolled in both camps and for families with multiple children. For more information and a brochure, contact the respective camp directors at 562/985-2570 (Academic Camp) and/or 562/986-4049 (49er Camp). The application and other information are also available online at www.csulb.edu/summer-camps.