Ohio Northern University’s beautiful campus in Ada, Ohio, is a great place to be this summer. ONU has a camp for every interest. Students in grades 7-12 can earn academic credit or just have fun!
Session One: June 16-21, 2013
Session Two: June 23-28, 2013
Scholar Program: July 7-26, 2013
For gifted high school students or those who would like to earn college credit! Two sessions to choose from and choice of courses in: Forensics, Math, Engineering, Pharmacy, Theater and much more.
Camp GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math and Science) for girls entering 7th or 8th grade.
July 14-17, 2013
Camp GEMS is an engineering, mathematics and science camp designed to develop interest, excitement and self-confidence in young women entering grade seven or eight in the fall 2013. The camp features hands-on activities in math, science and computers with a class ratio of 12 students per teacher to encourage maximum interaction and instruction. The camp offers many all-camp activities such as movie night, swimming and tennis and all sleeping, eating and camp activities take place on the campus of Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Cost for the camp is $300. For more information,
Contact Laurie Laird at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-772-2421.
July 14 - July 27
- Learn Japanese
- Experience Japanese Culture
- Make new friends
- And earn college credit at the same time!
June 16-21, 2013
Ohio Northern University’s Summer Music Camp is designed for students in grades 7-12 and provides many performing and educational opportunities. Campers register as vocal, band or string major, with auditions held the first day of camp to determine chair and voice placement.
Campers will have the opportunity to perform in symphonic band, symphonic choir, string orchestra, instrumental ensembles, show choir and/or jazz band, and will be exposed to music theory, music technology, conducting, dance, piano classes and jazz improvisation. Symphonic choir, symphonic band and string ensemble rehearse throughout the week and perform a Friday night concert. The small ensembles will perform on Thursday night. A camp wide banquet will be held before the concert on Friday.
This year's guest artists are Robert Sheldon (band) and Jennifer Perry Edwards (choir).
Contact: Dr. Sarah Waters at email@example.com or 419-772-2704
Summer Sounds Choral Festival
June 25 - 29, 2012
THE NEW camp for children who love to sing!
Summer Sounds Choral Festival is a 1/2 day choral experience for rising 2nd through 6th graders where they'll learn choral repertoire and performance techniques, develop their musical skills through movement and music games, and have special classes with Orff-Schulwerk instruments. Experienced music teachers teach all classes, and ONU music majors serve as counselors. The week culminates with a concert highlighting the skills the children have learned throughout the week. Tuition is payable with registration and includes classes, T-shirt, daily snack, and Friday's lunch.
The camp runs 8:45 a.m. to noon Mon. - Thurs., and 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday in Presser Hall of Ohio Northern University.
Tuition is $100 ( $90 if registering before May 26th). There is also an extended day option which runs from 8:45 - 4 pm daily. The musical fun continues with classes in dance/movement, ear-training, piano/computer lab, and outside fun. Tuition for the extended day option is $160 ($145 if registering before May 26th).
Vicki Mills, director
www.vickismusicstudio.com for registration packet
ONU First Annual Piano Camp
July 29 - August 2
Elementary School Piano Camp — 1st through 4th grade, with at least 6 months previous piano experience.
The Theme: Question: What makes this piano sing?
This camp will focus on how to be an expressive and creative pianist. By the end of the week, each student will have explored expressive elements found in music and the technique necessary to accomplish them through interactive discussions, listening activities, lessons, and games. Each student will be involved in composing a piece of music that includes musical elements of their choosing. Students will also be placed in duet, trio, or quartet combinations for performance at the Friday recital. The camp meets Mon – Thurs from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m., with a recital on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
Middle School Piano Camp — 5th through 8th grade, with at least 2 years of previous piano experience.
The Theme: Being an Expressive & Intelligent Pianist: How do we take what we see on a page of notes and turn it into music?
This camp will explore the expressive elements of music by studying the Themes and Variations of great composers. Technique, musical character, intelligent listening, and expressive playing will be explored interactively and incorporated into a solo piece of the student’s choosing. Students will compose their own Theme and Variations, and will be placed in duo or trio combinations for performance at the Friday recital. Friday’s schedule will also include the very popular MUSICAL OLYMPICS! This camp meets Mon – Fri from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with a recital on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
Contact Kristen Topham
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