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Mini Summer Youth camps offered to area children

June 21, 2010

The Magical Wizards Camp, "Fantastic Flower Child" and "Forensic Science" are a few of the creative camps designed for area children ages 6 through 12 this summer at Coastal Carolina University's Waccamaw High Education Center in Litchfield and the Myrtle Beach Education Center in Myrtle Beach.

The wizards camp is based on Harry Potters Hogwarts School of Wizardry. It provides children the opportunity to use their imagination to brew potions, go on quests, make wizard hats and wands, pick wizard names and write spells.

The centers also offer other camps, which will run Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m.

Sign-up is still open for the following dates:

June 28 July 2, Photography or UP! and Sugary Chefs or Coral Reef Commotion

July 12 July 16, Forensic Science or Computer Starters and Magical Wizards or Pirates

July 19 July 23, Its Easy Being Green or Hardware Store Music and The Amazing Human Body or Musical Theatre

July 26 July 30, Photography or Pirates and Forensic Science Lab or Fantastic Flower Child

Each camp costs $75. For more information or to sign up, call 843-349-4001 or 843-349-6584 or visit www.coastal.edu/outreach. The individual sessions are led by well-prepared, certified and trained instructors. The program operates in half-day and full-day weekly sessions in June and July, excluding the week that includes the 4th of July.