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Summer camps '08

Kids' checklist: Sleep in a tent, sit around a fire, swim in a lake

Saturday, March 22, 2008 - 12:01 am

Spring just arrived, but it's already time to start thinking about summer — that is, if you want to reserve a spot at one or more of the many fun summer camps offered in the area.

Two resident camps, Potawotami and Logan, have implemented three-tier pricing to allow parents who can afford to pay the actual cost — or the majority of the actual cost — to do so, while still offering the minimum-cost third tier to parents on a limited buget.

Waycross Episcopal Camp discloses the actual cost of its residential Adventure Camp to allow parents to pay the higher rate in order to offer more scholarships to needy campers.

Camp McMillen also offers three-tier pricing for its day camp.

Here's a handy guide to some residential, day and specialty summer camps you may want to consider for your children this summer.

Costs reflect weekly rates. Session rates vary at some camps, depending on which activities a child chooses to participate in.

Resident Camps

American Cancer Society Summer Camp

For cancer survivors ages 4-20.

Programs: Swimming, horseback riding, canoeing, arts and crafts.

When: June 15, Young Camper's Day for ages 4-6; June 15-20, Camp Catch-A-Rainbow for ages 7-15; July 10-13, Young Adult Retreat for ages 16-20.

Where: YMCA Storer Camps, 7260 S. Stony Lake Road, Jackson, Mich., Young Camper's Day and Camp Catch-A-Rainbow. St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Young Adult Retreat.

Cost: Free.

Contact: 1-800-227-2345, or www.cancer.org/camprainbow or www.cancer.org/retreat.

Bear Lake Camp

Nondenominational Christian camp for grades 2-12.

Programs: Swimming, archery, Frisbee golf, Bible study, field games.

When: June 6-July 26.

Where: 1805 S. 16th St., Albion.

Cost: $210 before May 15; $230 after May 15.

Contact: 1-260-799-5988, or www.bearlakecamp.com.

Camp Alexander Mack

Church of the Brethren Christian camp for children who have completed grades 1-12.

Programs: Bible study, games, nature, crafts, swimming.

When: June 8-Aug. 8.

Where: Lake Waubee, off Indiana 15 southeast of Milford.

Cost: $130-$272 partial-week sessions; $336-$428 full week; $20 discount if by April 1.

Contact: 1-260-658-4831, or www.campmack.org.

Camp Crosley

YMCA camp for ages 6-16.

Programs: Outdoor adventures, arts and crafts, sports, horseback riding, swimming, water skiing, sailing.

When: June 8-Aug. 9; sessions run Sunday through Saturday.

Where: Little Tippecanoe Lake off Kosciusko County Road 675E, 1 mile west of North Webster.

Cost: $240 mini camp; $410-$425 weekly; $795 per two-week session; $40 stay-over between sessions; $20-$95 water skiing, horseback riding, minibikes and sailing. $25 individual or $40 family YMCA membership required.

Contact: 1-877-811-6189, or www.campcrosley.org.

Camp Logan

Girl Scout camp open to any girl in grades 1-12.

Programs: Hiking, crafts, swimming, sailing, horseback riding.

When: June 22-Aug. 1. Open house: 1-4 p.m. April 20.

Where: Dewart Lake, south of Syracuse.

Cost: $150 counselor in training; $135-$175 two-day session; $300-$440 full week based on three-tier pricing; $365-$530 horseback based on three-tier pricing; $20 discount by April 25. Nonscouts pay $10 extra.

Contact: 422-3417, or www.girlscouts-limberlost.org.

Camp Lutherhaven

Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod camp open to any child in grades K-12.

Programs: Bible study, swimming, nature hikes, drama camp. Adventure camps include bike or canoe trips.

When: June 8-Aug. 8. Three-day Explorer camps for grades 1-3 June 8-Aug. 1; Kindercamps with parent 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. June 14 and Aug. 2.

Where: Lake Muncie, off Indiana 9, at 1596 S. 150W, Albion.

Cost: $255 Sunday-Friday camps; $116 Explorer camp; $33 Kindercamp, $294 drama camp; $263 Adventure Unlimited; $311 basketball camp.

Contact: 1-260-636-7101, or www.lutherhaven.org.

Camp Potawotami

Fort Wayne YMCA camp for ages 6-17.

Programs: Swimming, arts and crafts, nature awareness, leadership training, sports.

When: Trailblazers, adventurers, pathfinders, voyagers and ranch camp, June 22-Aug. 8; clippers (counselors in training), July 13-July 25.

Where: Blackman Lake, off Indiana 3 near South Milford.

Cost: $380-$420 trailblazers, adventurers and pathfinders based on three-tier pricing; $415-$455 voyagers based on three-tier pricing; $500-$540 ranch camp based on three-tier pricing; $50 horseback lessons; $565-$605 based on three-tier pricing; $25 nonmember fee.

Contact: 1-800-966-9622, or www.camp-potawotami.org.

Camp Riley

Traditional camping activities geared toward physically disabled youngsters ages 8-18.

Programs: Arts and crafts, canoeing, swimming, outdoor games.

When: June 15-July 25.

Where: Bradford Woods, Indiana University's outdoor recreation center, Indianapolis.

Cost: Pro-rated for income limitations; $75-$350 weekly; $75-$600 for two weeks.

Contact: 1-877-867-4539, or www.RileyKids.org.

Camp Tecumseh

YMCA camp for ages 8-15.

Programs: Tennis, kayaking, archery, nature, sports.

When: June 8-Aug. 9.

Where: 12635 W. Tecumseh Bend Road, Brookston.

Cost: $545 one week; $1,025 two weeks; $60 horsemanship clinic; $635 equestrian camp for ages 11-15; $200 adventure trips for ages 13-17 weekly; $25 stay-over fee between two-week sessions.

Contact: 1-765-564-2898, or www.camptecumseh.org.

Culver Summer Schools and Camps

Six-week camps for youngsters ages 9-17.

Programs: Woodcraft camp for ages 9-13; upper camp for ages 13-17; specialty camps for ages 11-16 (scuba for ages 12-16).

When: Woodcraft camp: June 20-Aug. 1; upper camp: June 20-Aug. 2; specialty camp: Aug. 3-9.

Where: 1300 Academy Road No. 138, Culver.

Cost: $4,550 for woodcraft and upper camps, with additional cost for uniforms and special activities; $1,000 for specialty camp.

Contact: 1-800-221-2020, or www.culver.org.

Diabetes Youth Foundation Camp

For kids with Type 1 diabetes.

Programs: Swimming, hiking.

When: June 8-14 and June 15-28 for ages 7-15; June 23-27 (day camp only) for ages 5-7; date to be announced for Adventure Camp for grade 7 and older.

Where: 5050 E. 211st St., Noblesville.

Cost: $275, June 8-14; $500, June 15-28; $150, June 23-27; to be announced for Adventure Camp.

Contact: 1-317-247-4002, or e-mail Dave Dozier at ddozier @tkoi.com, or www.dyfofindiana.org.

FAME Arts Camp

Foundation for Art and Music in Elementary Education camp for ages 8-14.

Programs: Visual arts, music, dance, drama, creative writing, recreational activities.

When: July 27-Aug. 1.

Where: YMCA Camp Potawotami, Blackman Lake off Indiana 3 near South Milford.

Cost: $435 per child.

Contact: 483-4863, or www.famearts.org.

Howe Military School

Camp for boys ages 9-15.

Programs: Swimming, sailing, fishing, archery, air rifle, crafts, scuba diving, military drills, baseball, soccer, basketball, golf, tennis; academic study in math and English.

When: Three-week sessions June 22-July 11 and July 13-Aug. 1; and six-week session June 22-Aug. 1.

Where: Cedar Lake, off Indiana 9 northeast of school campus in Howe.

Cost: $2,100 for three weeks; $3,400 for six weeks.

Contact: 1-888-462-4693, or www.howemilitary.com.

Impact 2818

Christian camp for grades K-12.

Programs: Worship, swimming, boating, games, music.

When: June 8-Aug. 6.

Where: Held various weeks at: Camp Adventure, 5121 N. 1000E, Pierceton; Epworth Forest Conference Center, North Webster; Lakewood, 6815 S. 1100E, Wolcottville; Pine Creek, 2218 E. 700N, Pine Village.

Cost: $265-$365 weekly; $150-$180 two-day mini-camp; $445-$570 horse camp.

Contact: 1-800-783-5138, or www.impact2818.com.

Indiana State Police Summer Camp

For grades 5-12.

Programs: Career Camp for grades 9-12; Lions Law Camp for grades 7-8; Respect for Law Camp for grades 5-6.

When: June 5-July 19.

Where: Vincennes University, Anderson University, University of Southern Indiana, Hanover College, University of Indianapolis and University of Notre Dame.

Cost: $95-$225.

Contact: 1-888-477-9688, or www.in.gov/isp/2670.htm.

Karl E. Kelley Memorial Conservation Officers' Youth Camp

Conservation camp for fifth- and sixth-graders.

Programs: Hunter and boater education and certification; outdoor life sports.

When: June 15-21.

Where: Ross Camp, near Lafayette.

Cost: $250.

Contact: 1-260-244-3720, or www.icoo.com.

Lake James Christian Assembly

Christian camp and retreat center for grades K-12.

Programs: Swimming, boating, rifle, archery, Bible classes, sports.

When: June 15-Aug. 11.

Where: Lake James, 1880 W. 275N, Angola.

Cost: up to $188.

Contact: 1-260-833-2786, or www.ljca.org.

Lake Luther

Evangelical Lutheran Church Indiana-Kentucky Synod camp for grades 1-9.

Programs: Hiking, swimming, Bible study, confirmation camps, sports and cookouts for grades 1-9. Guitar camp for grades 6-12.

When: June 8-Aug. 6.

Where: Bell Lake, 5215 N. 450W, 10 miles west of Angola.

Cost: $150-$260.

Contact: 1-260-833-2383, or www.lomik.org/lake.asp.

Waycross Episcopal Camp

Religious camp for ages 8 through grade 11.

Programs: Hiking, biking, climbing, canoeing, creek stomping.

When: June 15-Aug. 2.

Where: 7363 Bear Creek Road, Morgantown.

Cost: $310-500; $25 discount if $75 deposit paid by March 31.

Contact: 1-800-786-2267, or www.waycrosscenter.org.

Day camps

Allen County Parks Summer Day Camp

Nature camps for ages 6-12.

Programs: Nature exploration, swimming, crafts, games.

When: June 9-Aug. 8.

Where: Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road; and Metea County Park, 12621 Leo Road.

Cost: $100.

Contact: 449-3180 or www.allencountyparks.org.

Camp McMillen

Girl Scout camp open to any girl in grades 1-12.

Programs: Crafts, games, storytelling, cookouts.

When: June 16-July 25. Open house: 2-5 p.m. May 18.

Where: 17107 Griffin Road, north of Fort Wayne. Bus pickup from several sites.

Cost: $135-$270, based on three-tier pricing; $100 program aide internship grades 7-12; $100-$265 program aide training grades 7-12, based on three-tier pricing. Non-scouts pay $10 extra; $20 discount by April 25.

Contact: 422-3417, or www.girlscouts-limberlost.org.

Camp Red Cedar

AWS camp for ages 6-21, including children with physical or mental disabilities.

Programs: Horseback riding, swimming, arts and crafts, boating, yoga, fitness, music, field games. Discovery Kids Camp (ages 6-13) and Range Riders (ages 8-15) for kids without disabilities; Adventure Camp (ages 6-21) for the disabled.

When: June 9-Aug. 22.

Where: 3900 Hursh Road, north of Fort Wayne.

Cost: $150-$625; $25 discount by April 11.

Contact: 637-3608, or www.awsredcedar.com.

Canterbury School Early Childhood Camp

Partial-day camp for ages 2-5.

Programs: Activities to develop cognitive, motor and social skills.

When: June 23-27 and June 30-July 3.

Where: Canterbury School, 5601 Covington Road.

Cost: $60, age 2 (Travelers); $90 June 23-27 and $60 June 30-July 3, age 3 (Navigators); $160 June 23-27 and $130 June 30-July 3, age 4 (Explorers) and age 5 (Trailblazers).

Contact: 432-7776, or www.canterburyschool.org.

Canterbury School Math Camp

Math camp for grades 3-5.

Program: Multiplication, division and fractions.

When: Aug. 11-15.

Where: Canterbury Enrichment House on Club Terrace.

Cost: $165.

Contact: Kate Tunis: 432-7776, or e-mail ktunis@canterburyschool.org.

Canterbury School Summer Camp

For grades 1-9.

Programs: Computers, games, dramatic storytelling, cultural study, cooking.

When: June 23-27 and June 30-July 3 for grades 1-4; June 30-July 3 for grades 5-9.

Where: Canterbury School, 5601 Covington Road.

Cost: $160 June 23-27; $130 June 30-July 3; $175 for grades 5-9.

Contact: 432-7772, or www.canterburyschool.org.

Farmin' Fun Day Camp

Agriculture day camp for ages 4 and older.

Programs: Animal care, farming, crafts, games.

When: June 9-Aug. 1.

Where: Salomon Farm, 817 W. Dupont Road.

Cost: $54, ages 4-5; $87, ages 6-14; $80, ages 12 and older; $15, before- and after-camp care.

Contact: 427-6000, or www.fortwayneparks.org.

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo Summer Safari Zoo Camp

Weeklong camps for ages 18 months-14.

Programs: Nature exploration.

When: June 16-Aug. 1.

Where: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd.

Cost: $32-$158.

Contact: 427-6808, or www.kidszoo.org or www.fortwayneparks.org.

Franke Park Day Camp

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department camp for ages 4-18.

Programs: Nature study, camping skills, hiking, Native American culture, crafts, outdoor activities. Junior leader for age 12 and counselor-in-training for ages 13-18.

When: June 9-Aug. 1.

Where: Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd.

Cost: $80 day campers and junior leaders; $70 counselors in training; $25 weekly before- and after-camp care.

Contact: 427-6000, or www.fortwayneparks.org.

Little Disciples' Summer Day Camp

Christian day camp for ages 6-13.

Programs: Devotions, singing, crafts, field trips.

When: School is done-Aug. 13.

Where: Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 6318 W. California Road.

Cost: $100 weekly; $70 partial days; $25 daily.

Contact: 750-7496.

Wellspring's East Side West Side Day Camp

For ages 4-16.

Programs: For kids within a 2-mile radius of downtown and who participate in Fort Wayne Community Schools' lunch program.

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 9-July 25; no camp July 4.

Where: Ages 4-5: Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St. Ages 6-7: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Blvd. Ages 8-9: St. Mary Catholic Church, 1101 Lafayette St. Ages 10-12: Trinity Episcopal Church, 611 W. Wayne St. Ages 13-16: Trinity English Lutheran Church, 405 W. Wayne St.

Cost: Free.

Contact: 422-6618.

Jorgensen YMCA Day Camp

For children in grades K-6.

Programs: Swimming, arts and crafts, weekly field trips. Specialty camps available.

When: June 2-Aug. 8.

Where: Jorgensen YMCA, 10313 Aboite Center Road.

Cost: $25 registration; $5 deposit for each child for each week of camp selected; $100 weekly members traditional day camps, $115 weekly nonmembers traditional day camps; $117 weekly members cheerleading and gymnastics camp, $132 weekly nonmembers cheerleading and gymnastics camp; $255 members leaders-in-training camp, $310 nonmembers leaders-in-training camp.

Contact: 432-8953, or www.fwymca.org.

Specialty day camps

Artlink

Summer art instruction for grades 1-7.

Programs: One- or two-week sessions offer morning and afternoon instruction of age-appropriate arts and crafts taught by professional art instructors.

When: 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. June 16-27.

Where: University of Saint Francis, Mimi and Ian Rolland Art and Visual Communication Center, 2701 Spring St.

Cost: $35 weekly.

Contact: 424-7195, or www.artlinkfw.com.

Bishop Dwenger Summer Camps

Sports, cheerleading and show choir camps for grades K-12.

Programs: Football, volleyball, wrestling, soccer, basketball, dance, cheerleading and show choir.

When: Sports: June 2-July 11. Dance: June 16-20. Cheerleading: July 28-Aug. 1. Show choir: June 5-7.

Where: Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road.

Cost: $40 football, volleyball, basketball and dance; $100 wrestling; $30 soccer; $50 and $60 cheerleading.

Contact: Football: Chris Svarczkopf at 496-4718. Volleyball: John Minnick at 459-3162. Wrestling: John Bennett at 486-5805. Soccer: Mike Khorshid at 483-0800. Basketball: David Scudder at 496-4700, Ext. 336 (grades K-8); or Matt Kostoff at 496-4700, Ext. 316 (grades 5-8 for summer league play). Dance: Haley Wood at 433-2306. Cheerleading: Amy Gonzagowski at 496-4700, Ext. 340. Show choir: Ryan VanAnt- werp at rvan antwerp@ bishopdwenger .com.

Camp Joe Levine

Fort Wayne Jewish Federation's outdoor camp for ages 4-12.

Programs: Swimming, Jewish singing and dancing, sand castle building.

When: July 7-July 25.

Where: Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road.

Cost: $140 full day; $80 half-day.

Contact: www.jewishfortwayne.org/

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Camp Invention

Weeklong summer enrichment program for kids entering grades 1-6.

Programs: Science literacy and inventive-thinking skills.

When: June 30-July 3.

Where: Canterbury School, 5601 Covington Road.

Cost: $195 before March 31; $215 afterward.

Contact: 1-800-958-4332, or www.campinvention.org.

Canterbury School Specialty Camps

Skills development for ages 2-grade 12.

Programs: Soccer, basketball, tennis, chess and more.

When: Boys' basketball: June 23-27 and June 30-July 3; girls' basketball: June 23-27 and June 30-July 3; beginner to intermediate chess: July 21-25; intermediate to advanced chess: July 21-25; Drama-Rama: June 23-27; gymnastics: June 23-27 and June 30-July 3; Rainbows and Kites: June 23-27 and June 30-July 3; 2 Much Fun: June 23-27 and June 30-July 3; Roaming Around: June 23-27; soccer: June 16-20 and June 23-27; tennis: June 16-July 24.

Where: Canterbury School, 5601 Covington Road.

Cost: Boys' basketball: $35-$70; girls' basketball: $50; chess: $135; Drama-Rama: $100; gymnastics: $25-$65; Rainbows and Kites: $30-$50; 2 Much Fun: $20; Roaming Around: $120; soccer: $55-$130; tennis: $85-$135.

Contact: Soccer: Ken Harkenrider at 432-2226 or Greg Mauch at 625-3006; chess: Jim Dean at 436-1035; tennis: Jerry Gerig at 478-6808; or www.canterburyschool.org.

Community Arts Academy Summer Camp

For grades K-12.

Programs: Partial- and full-day classes in theater and fine arts (Manga basics, photography, weaving, metalsmithing).

When: July 7-11 theatre; June 16-July 16 fine arts classes; July 14-18 show choir.

Where: IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

Contact: 481-6059, or www.ipfw.edu/.

Concordia Lutheran High School Summer Camp

Fine arts and sports camps for grades 3-9.

Programs: Drama, band and sports.

When: June 9-July 19. Band: June 30-July 11; no July 4, and performs in Three Rivers Festival parade.

Where: 1601 St. Joe River Drive.

Cost: Band: $60. Others unavailable.

Contact: 483-1102.

Create-A-Camp

Artistic self-expression for grades 3-8.

Programs: Pantomime, creative movement, construct props.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21-25.

Where: Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.

Cost: $165.

Contact: 373-1847, or e-mail jeanneimler@comcast.net.

The Dome Summer Camp

Sports camps for ages 6-14.

Programs: Instruction in soccer, golf, football, cheerleading.

When: June 16-Aug. 1.

Where: 5702 Engle Road.

Cost: $60-$115.

Contact: 432-8783.

Eco Adventure Day Camp

Environmental day camp for grades 1-6.

Programs: Gardening, recycling, meet “eco-people” and navigate mazes and bus schedules.

When: June 9-Aug. 8.

Where: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

Cost: $110; includes before- and after-camp care.

Contact: 427-6445, or www.fortwayneparks.org.

Fort Wayne Ballet

Promotes coordination, flexibility, discipline and dance appreciation for ages 4-7. Jump-start ballet for ages 7 and older.

Programs: Fun N Dance, Creative Dance, Jump Start, Ballet 1-4.

When: Not available.

Where: 324 Penn Ave.

Cost: Not available.

Contact: 484-9646, or www.fortwayneballet.org.

German Summer Camp

For ages 3-17.

Programs: Singing, art work, nature walks and language classes.

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16-20.

Where: Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive.

Cost: $50 each student; $175 family maximum.

Contact: 482-9922.

IPFW Athletic Camp

Four-day basketball (grades K-12) and volleyball camps (grades 5-12).

Programs: Skills development.

When: Dane Fife Basketball Camp: 8 a.m.-noon (grades K-5); 12:30-4:30 p.m. (grades 6-8) June 16-19. Boys and girls volleyball skills camp for grades 5-8: 9 a.m.-noon July 7-10 and 2-5 p.m. July 14-17. Volleyball position camp for grades 9-12: 6-9 p.m. July 14-17. Volleyball skills clinics for grades 7-12: 6-9 p.m. July 7-10. Volleyball team camp for varsity and junior varsity teams: 6-9 p.m. July 14-17.

Where: IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

Cost: Dane Fife Basketball Camp: $85. Volleyball camps: $90 skills camp; $90 position camp; $30 each skills clinic; $875 team camp.

Contact: Basketball: 481-0542. Volleyball: 481-6021.

IPFW Exploration Camp

Weeklong camp for grades 7-12.

Programs: Leadership potential through Girls Leading Others (GLO) for grades 7-12; Adventures in Computing for Teens (ACT) for grades 7-12; NXT/VEX Robotic Challenge for grades 8-12; or Explorations in Momentum and Rocketry for ages 14-16.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 23-27 for GLO; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 7-18 ACT; 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 16-20 for NXT/VEX; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 21-22 for Momentum and Rocketry.

Where: IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

Cost: $75 (GLO); $120 (ACT); $75 (NXT/VEX); and $25 (Momentum and Rocketry).

Contact: 481-6420 (GLO); 481-6905 (ACT and NXT/VEX); 481-6153 (Momentum and Rocketry).

IPFW Math and Science Camp

Weeklong camp for ages 11-13.

Programs: Hands-on program-solving skills in the physical and mathematical sciences.

When: 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. July 14-18.

Where: IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

Cost: $150.

Contact: 481-6306, www.ipfw.edu/msc.

It's Playtime! Summer Camps

For ages 3-5.

Programs: Active, education-based activities.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Thursday, June 10-July 31.

Where: It's Playtime! 7755 Coldwater Road.

Cost: $25 one-time registration fee; $75 each week; $5 additional fee for lunch hour.

Contact: 497-9142, or www.its-playtime.com.

ITT Technical Institute Summer Camp

For high school students.

Programs: Drafting, design, criminal justice, information technology, electronics, business.

When: 1-4 p.m. June 24-July 31; each week is a different course.

Where: ITT Technical Institute, 2810 Dupont Commerce Court.

Cost: Free.

Contact: 497-6200 by June 19.

Lifetime Sports Academy

Day camp for ages 8-18.

Programs: Free group golf, tennis, swimming lessons.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 9-July 25.

Where: McMillen Park.

Cost: Free.

Contact: 427-6000, or www.fortwayneparks.org.

McCracken Basketball and Volleyball Camp

Basketball and volleyball camp for ages 7-18.

Programs: Basketball: General skills, shooting, perimeter and player camps taught by nationally known university coaches. Volleyball: Complete skills camp.

When: Basketball: June 16-July 10. Volleyball: June 18-22.

Where: Basketball: Huntington College, Huntington; ASH Centre (day camp). Volleyball: Manchester College.

Cost: Basketball: $395 (resident) or $295 (extended day) complete skills; $335 (resident) or $235 (extended day) shooting; $325 (resident) or $235 (extended day) post/perimeter camp; $90 player and parent camp; $165 day camp. Volleyball: $345 (resident) or $225 (extended day).

Contact: 432-0099, or www.mccrackencamps.com.

MASTer Camp

Music, arts, science and technology education and exploration for ages 3-grade 12.

Programs: Weeklong specialty courses in music, art, science and technology.

When: 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m. weeks of June 23, July 7 and July 14 for mini MASTer camp (ages 3-5); 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 16-July 25 MASTer Camp and MASTer Select.

Where: Keystone Schools, 1800 Laverne Ave., and 5421 Homestead Road.

Cost: $75 for mini MASTer camp; $99 for MASTer Camp; $175-$300 for MASTer Select.

Contact: 426-4333, or www.mastercamp.org.

Science Central Day Camps

Science and mathematics for ages 3-15.

Programs: Themed full-day camps; half-day, weeklong technology camps, special-needs camp.

When: June 9-Aug. 8.

Where: 1950 N. Clinton St.

Cost: $100 nonmembers, $90 members technology camps; $145 nonmembers, $130.50 members full-day camps; $165 nonmembers, $148.50 members extreme camps; $19 nonmembers, $17 members, small-fry camps; $250 nonmembers, $225 members, special-needs camp.

Contact: 424-2400, Ext. 451, or www.sciencecentral.org.

Southwest Summer Tennis Camps

For preschool through Grade 8.

Programs: Four-day and PLUS tennis instruction through Jorgensen Family YMCA.

When: June 9-12 regular camp; June 9-12 PLUS camp, with group instruction continuing Mondays and Wednesdays June 16-July 2.

Where: Homestead High School tennis courts, 4310 Homestead Road.

Cost: $45-$75 YMCA members; $55-$85 nonmembers.

Contact: 432-8953, or Joe_Didier@fwymca.org.

Spiece Fitness Youth Day Camps

Fitness camps for ages 5-13.

Programs: Fitness, volleyball.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9-Aug. 11 fitness camps; 8 a.m.-noon June 23-27 volleyball camp.

Where: Spiece Fitness, 5310 Merchandise Drive.

Cost: Fitness camp: $15 daily members; $60 weekly members; $20 daily nonmembers; $80 weekly nonmembers. Volleyball camp: $50 weekly members; $75 weekly nonmembers.

Contact: 483-1415, or www.spiecelmc.com.

TEC Camp

Engineering camp for high school students.

Programs: Earn college credit while learning design concepts, software skills, chemistry, technical writing.

When: June 15-July 3.

Where: Indiana Tech, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.

Cost: $1,200; includes room and board, T-shirt and all camp activities.

Contact: 422-5561, Ext. 2153, or 1-800-937-2448, or www.indianatech.edu/Engineering/PreEngrAcademy.aspx.

University of Saint Francis Punting and Kicking Camp

For high school students.

Programs: Classroom and practical instruction in football fundamentals.

When: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 14.

Where: Bishop John D'Arcy Stadium, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.

Cost: $35.

Contact: 434-7519, or e-mail Maury Waugh at mwaugh@sf.edu, or www.sf.edu/athletics/camps.shtml.

Wildwood Racquet Club

Junior summer tennis program for preschool through high school.

Programs: Developmental, introduction and competitive tennis play.

When: June 2-Aug. 8.

Where: Wildwood Racquet Club, 508 N. Hadley Road.

Cost: $49-$80 developmental; $220 elementary and middle school; $295 high school; $365 high performance; $64 tennis camp (elementary-high school).

Contact: 432-0502, or www.wildwoodracquetclub.com.

Windsong Summer Film Camp

Film camp for grades 6-12 and adults.

Programs: Hands-on instruction in filmmaking; 20 additional hours of production experience individually arranged.

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 23-27.

Where: University of Saint Francis, School of Creative Arts, 2701 Spring St.

Cost: $125.

Contact: 348-5510, or www.windsongpictures.com.

Writing Camp

For grades 3-9.

Programs: Poetry, story writing and narratives (kids' writing camp for grades 3-5); poetry short fiction and drama (urban youth writing camp for grades 6-9).

When: June 9-20.

Where: IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

Cost: $75.

Contact: Cookye Rutledge at 467-2960, or Karol Dehr at 481-6074.