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Campus Recreation offers camp activities for youth, children

MTSU Campus Recreation is offering a number of opportunities to keep your children active this summer.

Four Campus Recreation kayakers await the Hiwassee River rapids. (photo submitted)

This summer’s camp activities include the following:

  • Junior Adventure Camp, set June 10-14, introduces participants ages 10 to 13 to skills used in a variety of adventurous activities while exploring the great outdoors. Campers can hike, hunt for treasure, explore caves, go canoeing and kayaking, try the stand-up paddleboard and rock climb at some of the area’s great outdoor recreation locations. The $180-per-camper cost includes transportation, gear, guides and permit fees. Lunch is not provided.
  • Youth Sport Camp is being held weekly beginning June 3 for children ages 6 to 13. The cost is $155 per week and includes lunch each day. This camp introduces participants to multiple sports and games and also helps them learn the importance of a healthy lifestyle, develop good character and sportsmanship and have fun.
  • Learn-to-Swim classes also are offered in two-week sessions beginning June 10 for ages 6 months and older and beginning levels through Level 6. The two-week, 50-minute sessions are $80 per camper.
  • Go Swim sessions for competitive swimmers and divers ages 10 to 17 begin June 10, June 24, July 8 and July 15. They run 90 minutes each day. The cost is $12 for a one-week session.
  • Hourlong Go Dive sessions for swimmers ages 8 to 16, are two weeks each and begin June 10, June 24 and July 8. The cost is $34 for each two-week session.
  • A Junior Lifeguarding Course also will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon June 10-21 for ages 11-14. The cost is $80 and introduces participants to basic lifeguarding skills.
  • Adventure Camp will offer new adventures for teens June 24-28. Participants ages 14 to 17 can learn, develop and practice skills to discover the great outdoors. These campers also can explore caves, go canoeing and kayaking, try the stand-up paddleboard, climb and mountain bike at some of Tennessee’s most popular outdoor adventure recreation locations. The cost is $180 and includes transportation, gear, guides and permit fees. Lunch is not provided.

For more information about any of these camps, call Campus Recreation at 615-898-2014 or visit www.mtsu.edu/camprec/camps.php or www.mtsu.edu/camprec/aquatics.

Campus Recreation is located in the Student Health, Wellness and Recreation Center on the east side of campus. To find the facility, a printable campus map is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTParkingMap12-13.


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