Cool off this summer with the 2017 Summer Swim Programs for all ages: Minnow Level (6 months to 3 Years), Fish Level (3 years to 5 years), Shark Level (Ages 6 and up). All swim programs are led by instructor Michael Creason, a retired assistant professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at WCU.
The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and Western Carolina University (WCU) will host its 22nd Annual Health Careers Summer Camp, June 18-24, 2017. This is a residential camp, targeting underrepresented minority and economically disadvantaged rising seventh and eighth-grade students.
Open to all high school and undergraduate saxophonists, this thrilling week of saxophone and music-making is in its fifth year, June 11-16, 2017. Camp activities include performance in solo, chamber, and ensemble music settings, private lessons, jazz and contemporary techniques, and classes in improving musicianship and performance.
Be apart of the first ever Trombone Quartet Summer Seminar at Western Carolina University, June 11-16, 2017. Open to all high school and undergraduate trombonists, your days will be filled with performances, private lessons, jazz and contemporary techniques as well as focused courses on refining techniques.
Students will explore the technology behind robotic technology while building and programming with LEGO building sets. Two sessions will be offered, June 19-23 for rising 4th-6th grade students and August 7-11 for rising 6th-8th grade students.
The 16th annual Rocket to Creativity camp will be engaging children June 26-30, 2017. Rocket to Creativity will engage children in fun but challenging activities that promote creative thinking and problem-solving. Children will be working in small groups with a ratio 1:4, providing a personalized creative experience for each child.
Spend a week in of the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band with WCU's annual Summer Symposium! Open to high school students, spots fill up quickly and interests tracks include Drum Major, Wind, Percussion, Color Guard, Rock and Record.
Explore our place in the world this summer with WCU's Summer Science Camp for rising 7th-9th grade students on July 10-14, 2017. This camp is designed to initiate, enhance, and strengthen interests in many different aspects of science.
Triple Arts is a unique musical theater intensive designed to give aspiring performers, at any level, the opportunity to work directly with top industry professionals. Join us July 9-30, 2017 as we challenge students ages 15-22 to reach new levels of personal achievement.
Rising 6th-8th graders can explore their world through creativity, color, line, shape, and form at the Visual Arts Camp, July 17-19, 2017.
Keep reading all summer long! Rising 1st and 2nd graders will enjoy reading aloud, shared writing experiences, small reading groups as well as learning strategies they can apply during the school year. The reading adventure runs July 24th-29th, 2017 and students will enjoy lunch and snacks each day.
Take a step back in time as we explore mountain life from long ago! From candle making to beekeeping, quilting to traditional farming, writing with quill pens to using old time slates, kids ages 9-11 will experience life from a different perspective.