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Indiana State lists summer camps, other events and activities

May 6, 2015

Indiana State University will offer a variety of camps and other activities this summer for children, teen-agers and adults.

Community School of the Arts will offer a variety of programs for people of all ages in visual arts, dance, music and theater, including the highly popular Sycamore Drum Major Clinic for high school students July 12-17.

Summer Honors, the long-running program for high-achieving high school students, is scheduled for July 19-25 and is open to students in the high school classes of 2016, 2017 and 2018. Participants can chose from among 16 areas of study, get a preview of what it's like to live on campus and, upon successful completion, earn college credit.

The Lifespan Healthy Living Initiative will host the inaugural Indiana Summer Games, featuring events in boys and girls soccer, boys and girls basketball and baseball.

Camp Invention will offer children hands-on problem solving experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Founded by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and offered at Indiana State through the Bayh College of Education, Camp Invention, set for July 13-17, is open to children in first through sixth grade.

Summer Science Camp, for children who will be in kindergarten through seventh grade this fall, is set for July 20-31. Age-appropriate activities are scheduled for students in three age groups.

Crossroads Repertory Theatre will mark its golden anniversary this summer with performances of "The Rainmaker," "A Wrinkle in Time," "50th Anniversary Musical Cabaret" and "Rent" June 19 through July 26.

Sycamore coaches will also offer summer camps in boys and girls basketball, football, soccer, hurdles, pole vault and throws. The university's Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation Clinic will offer athletic performance camps for individuals from any activity and sport who are between the ages of 12 and 18.

More information about summer activities at Indiana State, including dates, locations and registration information, is at

Indiana University School of Medicine-Terre Haute, with support from West Central Indiana Area Health Education Center will host one-day camps for students interested in pursuing careers in health. Camp MD, for sixth through eighth graders, is scheduled for July 30 and Dr. Camp, for ninth through 12th grades, for July 31. Both will run from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Landsbaum Center for Health Education, 1433. N. 6 1/2 Street. More information is at

Photo: - Students participating in Summer Honors tackle facial reconstruction as part of a forensic anthropology class July 25, 2014. Summer Honors is just part of an extensive line-up of summer activities available to people of all ages at Indiana State University.

Media contact: Dave Taylor, media relations director, Office of Communications and Marketing, Indiana State University, 812-237-3743 or