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MINI SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM

Sponsored by Coastal Carolina University's Division of Academic Outreach, Mini Summer Youth Camps are offered in Myrtle Beach (Myrtle Beach Education Center) and Litchfield Beach (Waccamaw Higher Education Center).

Registration:

Register online (read instructions, then click here):

1) Scroll down to Topic Code box and select SMINI-Mini Summer Youth Program.
2) Select camps.
3) Complete registration form in child’s name.
4) Complete payment information in your name.

Register by phone: Call 843-349-2767 or 843-349-6584.

Register in person: Stop by Myrtle Beach Education Center, 900 79th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach; or Waccamaw Higher Education Center, 160 Willbrook Blvd., Litchfield Beach.

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Week of June 04 2012 Back to Top
Performing Arts THE GLEE CLUB
Are you a rising star? Come out and find your spotlight! You値l sing, dance and entertain your way through this camp that was made for everyone! You値l receive coaching in all aspects of musical theater,dancing, singing and acting. A final performance will be on Friday at 4:00 p.m. and family and friends are encouraged to attend.
Ages: Ages 10-12
Start Date: June 04 2012
End Date: June 08 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YMUSC 204 M01 & W01
Fees: $150
Science CSI CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATOR
Do you like to solve mysteries? If so, then this camp is for you! You値l collect evidence, analyze it and solve the crimes. You値l learn mysterious codes so you can send covert messages to your friends. During this camp you will discover who stole the cookies from the cookie jar, dust for fingerprints, search for clues and discover what it takes to be a CSI Crime Scene Investigator!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 04 2012
End Date: June 08 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 156 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Science SUPER SIZE SCIENCE
Do you ever get bored with science? Here痴 your opportunity to get messy, experiment and learn how to super size science. Why does a can of regular soda sink in water, but a can of diet soda floats? What causes a volcano to erupt? Roll your sleeves up and get ready to conduct experiments and analyze the results as we Super Size Science together.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 04 2012
End Date: June 08 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 100 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Visual Arts and Crafts GLITTER, GRAPHICS & GRAFFITI
Let痴 get together and learn more about artists and their fascinating mediums. You値l learn more about artists such as Andy Warhol and Keith Haring . We値l dive into color theory and composition while creating our own art pieces. Does using graphics to create works of art interest you? Do you love to get messy with glitter? If so, let痴 come together and explore the wonderful and creative word of art.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 04 2012
End Date: June 08 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YART 201 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Visual Arts and Crafts JUST BEAD IT
Join this fun and creative camp that will stir up your imagination! You値l have fun as you learn how to create homemade jewelry for yourself, friends and family. Create homemade beads, enjoy different beading projects and enjoy getting creative during this camp. If you love to accessorize, then this camp is for you!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 04 2012
End Date: June 08 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YART 101 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Week of June 11 2012 Back to Top
Fitness/Personal Growth FABULOUS FUN FIESTA
Let痴 come together and learn about Latin American cultures, as well as, Spanish commands, daily expressions, vocabulary and Latin cooking. We値l make a piata, learn the three basic steps to making salsa and even form our own Latin band with congas and bongos. Friday we値l celebrate with a Fiesta Day complete with music, dance, food and more! Family and friends are encouraged to join us at 11:00 a.m. on Friday.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 11 2012
End Date: June 15 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YSPAN 100 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Performing Arts "ABRA KADABRA, ALLA KAZAM! " MAGIC CAMP
Come dazzle and amaze your friends and family during Magic Camp! You will focus on learning and performing magic effects for friends and family. You will learn close-up magic, stage magic and showmanship skills to make the magic happen right before your very eyes. Each student will receive a custom-designed magic kit put together for this camp. (Additional $25 fee due first day of camp) A special live performance will be held on Friday at 4:00 p.m.. Friends and family are encouraged to attend.
Ages: Ages 10-12
Start Date: June 11 2012
End Date: June 15 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YPERS 222 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Science CATCH A SHOOTING STAR
Have you ever wanted to explore the universe without leaving your backyard? Here痴 your chance! You will investigate the sun, stars, black holes, spinning neutron stars, magnetars and much more. Come learn how stars form, investigate why they explode and just how far away our nearest neighbor is in our galaxy. Let痴 explore space together and make our very own discoveries!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 11 2012
End Date: June 15 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 205 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Science LITTLE GREEN THUMBS
Do you want to find out what it takes to have a green thumb? You値l explore the earth under your feet and explore the planet through dirt, seeds and even through art! If you love playing in dirt then you値l love this camp while cultivating a better understanding of nature during this fun, filled nature-based camp.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 11 2012
End Date: June 15 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YGAR 101 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Visual Arts and Crafts DRAWING CAMP
Ready..Set.Draw! We will draw up a storm in this drawing camp! You値l enjoy learning fresh new techniques in pastels, pen and ink and colored pencils. Each student will build their skills and their confidence in this camp. Friday at 4:00 p.m. we値l display our art works and family and friends are encouraged to attend and view our artwork.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 11 2012
End Date: June 15 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YART 200 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Week of June 18 2012 Back to Top
English/Literature YOUNG AUTHORS CAMP
Spend a fast-paced week journeying through forgotten memories and mysteries as you explore the fun and joy of writing, storytelling, illustrating and bookmaking. Learn about authors during this week of creativity that will end with an author celebration and an opportunity to share your stories with your classmates
Ages: Ages 10-12
Start Date: June 18 2012
End Date: June 22 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YLITR 222 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Performing Arts STREET HIPHOP
Develop your own funky sense of style with easy-to-follow instructions which includes warming-up to the latest music. Hip-hop will help you to increase flexibility, coordination and strength and improve muscle tone while developing leadership skills and learning to work as a team. Students should wear comfortable clothing, shoes and bring water to class each day. A performance will be held on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Friends and family are encouraged to attend.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 18 2012
End Date: June 22 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YMUSC 244 M01 and W01
Fees: $75
Science LITTLE IRON CHEF CHALLENGE
Teams will work together daily to showcase their new culinary skills with confidence. You値l get to work in teams to evaluate the ingredients available and then carefully plan your menu. You値l learn the importance of team work, cooperation, creativity and at the end of the week we値l have a grand finale where you will get the opportunity to showcase your food creations, present the dishes to the rest of the classmates and even be judged on your food expertise. Come to class with confidence and be prepared encourage your fellow teammates and cheer each other on!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 18 2012
End Date: June 22 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 159 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Science LOST WORLD
Calling all young paleontologists! Let痴 discover the fascinating world of dinosaurs from Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex to Raptors. You値l get the opportunity to make a fossil, build dinosaur models and play dino-games. You値l learn creative ways to remember those crazy dinosaur names and explore fossils and learn that not every fossil is from a dinosaur. You will really dig this class!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 18 2012
End Date: June 22 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 150 M01 and W01
Fees: $75
Science SUGARY CHEF
Let痴 decorate cookies, make fancy fruit kabobs and candy sushi during this camp that combines creativity with yummy tastes. You値l decorate aprons, create a cookbook full of recipes that you can prepare for your family and friends. Look out, Paula Deen!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 18 2012
End Date: June 22 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 158 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Week of June 25 2012 Back to Top
Fitness/Personal Growth CAMP LUAU
Let痴 come together and celebrate the beautiful island of Hawaii. We値l explore the Hawaiian history, culture, traditions and beauty of the island. We値l create grass skirts, leis and create our own imaginary beach. We値l even learn hula, the ancient form of hula kahiko. Come join this adventure as we explore Hawaii together. Family and friends are encouraged to attend our luau on Friday at 11:30 p.m.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 25 2012
End Date: June 29 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YPERS 200 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Fitness/Personal Growth CONFIDENT, CREATIVE ME!
This camp will help you boost your confidence, help with your public speaking and create a better YOU. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, 鄭 good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader; a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves. Come join us in making every effort to build your self esteem and leave camp a much more confident and creative YOU!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 25 2012
End Date: June 29 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YPERS 205 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Fitness/Personal Growth TALKING WITH GRACE
Children are often scolded for interrupting conversations, of their parents or in classrooms, and for not being patient and waiting for their chances to speak. If children understood the consequences of turn-taking, what interruptions and impatience 都ays about the person, and how talking gracefully exhibiting patience, choosing words carefully, preparing to speak in turn and showing good manners at the same time can obtain for them success in all stages (areas and ages) of life. This one-week class will give children a chance to meet peers as role models who have acquired skills in successful communication and what their success means to them.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 25 2012
End Date: June 29 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YPERS 225 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Performing Arts DRAMA WORKSHOP
Join this theatrical workshop which will teach young thespians the art of improvisation, scripting, dialect, make-up, mask-making, stage combat, musical theater and more. A final performance will be on Friday at 4:00 p.m. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 25 2012
End Date: June 29 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YTHEA 144 M01 & W01
Fees: $150
Science "BRAINS, BLOOD, & BONES", THE HUMAN BODY
Come explore the science behind the cells, muscles, organs and bones. You値l participate in fun experiments that will help campers understand more about their brains, breathing, circulation, digestion and their senses. You値l explore the skeleton and dive into the Bones while researching the central nervous system. Come learn about the scientific equipment you already own-the human body.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: June 25 2012
End Date: June 29 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 136 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Week of July 09 2012 Back to Top
Fitness/Personal Growth BURN BABY BURN
Come to this camp where you値l learn all about your body痴 metabolism and how you burn calories in this fast-pace hands-on study of health and wellness. Discover different types of exercise such as martial arts, self defense, yoga, Pilates, dance, floor exercise and more. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and be ready to Burn, Baby Burn.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 09 2012
End Date: July 13 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YFITN 102 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Math MATH MANIA
Math can be a blast! This fun and challenging camp offers a hands-on approach to computation, geometry, measurement, graphing, logic, reasoning and critical thinking. Don稚 miss this fun filled week and an opportunity to sharpen your math skills.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 09 2012
End Date: July 13 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YMATH 706 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Performing Arts "ABRA KADABRA, ALLA KAZAM! " MAGIC CAMP
Come dazzle and amaze your friends and family during Magic Camp! You will focus on learning and performing magic effects for friends and family. You will learn close-up magic, stage magic and showmanship skills to make the magic happen right before your very eyes. Each student will receive a custom-designed magic kit put together for this camp. (Additional $25 fee due first day of camp). A special live performance will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Friends and family are encouraged to attend.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 09 2012
End Date: July 13 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YPERS 222 M02 & W02
Fees: $75
Science FORENSIC SCIENCE
In Forensic Science camp you will investigate your way through crime scene science! Learn to unfold the secrets hidden in tire tracks, fingerprints, DNA, lip prints, hair and shoe prints as you discover the uniqueness and individualism of the clues left behind.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 09 2012
End Date: July 13 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 157 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Visual Arts and Crafts ART STUDIO
This camp will introduce you to a wide variety of drawing styles, techniques and media. It痴 guaranteed to be a full day of creativity and self exploration! You値l explore art thru projects to include a broad range of drawing mediums, through the exploration of plant/animal kingdoms, nature, still life, human form, architectural structures and world cultures. Friday at 4:00 we値l present our final art masterpieces and family and friends are encouraged to attend and view our art work.
Ages: Ages 10-12
Start Date: July 09 2012
End Date: July 13 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YART 106 M01 & W01
Fees: $150
Week of July 16 2012 Back to Top
Fitness/Personal Growth ABC OF SOCIAL GRACES
Have you ever wondered when is the proper time to sit or stand, shakes hands or make eye contact with someone? Here痴 the perfect camp to teach you all about proper etiquette and social graces. You値l learn to develop valuable characteristic for a lifetime of social graces. You値l talk about conflict resolution, dealing with bullies and learn what it takes to be a better friend.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 16 2012
End Date: July 20 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YPERS 230 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Fitness/Personal Growth CONFIDENT, CREATIVE ME!
This camp will help you boost your confidence, help with your public speaking and create a better YOU. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, 鄭 good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader; a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves. Come join us in making every effort to build your self esteem and leave camp a much more confident and creative YOU!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 16 2012
End Date: July 20 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YPERS 205 M02 & W02
Fees: $75
Performing Arts THE GLEE CLUB
Are you a rising star? Come out and find your spotlight! You値l sing, dance and entertain your way through this camp that was made for everyone! You値l receive coaching in all aspects of musical theater, dancing, singing and acting. A final performance will be on Friday at 4:00 p.m. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 16 2012
End Date: July 20 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YMUSC 204 M02 & W02
Fees: $150
Visual Arts and Crafts JUST BEAD IT
Join this fun and creative camp that will stir up your imagination! You will have fun as you learn how to create homemade jewelry for yourself, friends and family. Create homemade beads, enjoy different beading projects and enjoy getting creative during this camp. If you love to accessorize, then this camp is for you!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 16 2012
End Date: July 20 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YART 101 M02 & W02
Fees: $75
Visual Arts and Crafts MARDI GRAS IN JULY: FUN MASK MAKING AND MORE!
Come create colorful mask using newspaper, buttons, yarn and your imagination. Let痴 get creative and learn more about animals in the wild in this fun, creative and festive camp. We値l have our own Mardi Gras party the last day of camp and make our very own parade. Our Mardi Gras parade celebration will be on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 16 2012
End Date: July 20 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YART 303 M01 and W01
Fees: $75
Week of July 23 2012 Back to Top
Fitness/Personal Growth CALLING ALL SUPER HEROS! POW! ZAP! BAM!
Come join forces to expand your imagination and learn how to become the ultimate superhero. Come ready to experience action pack adventure daily. You値l have fitness drills, learn self defense and talk about street safety scenarios. Learn character building traits that all super heroes should possess. Don稚 miss this exciting adventure!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 23 2012
End Date: July 27 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YPERS 150 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Fitness/Personal Growth EXPRESS YOURSELF
Let痴 get together and create, demonstrate and express ourselves. We値l work with clay, paper masks, t-shirt painting, tie dying, mosaics and more. Come prepared to get create and Express Yourself in a BIG way. Family and friends are invited to our art show at 4:00 p.m on Friday.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 23 2012
End Date: July 27 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YPERS 134 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Science CSI CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATOR
Do you like to solve mysteries? If so, then this camp is for you. Our forensic camp covers a wide variety of evidence types and collection techniques. You値l collect evidence, analyze it and solve the crime. During this camp you値l discover who stole the cookies from the cookie jar, dust for fingerprints and search for clues and discover what it takes to be a CSI Crime Scene Investigator.
Ages: Ages 10-12
Start Date: July 23 2012
End Date: July 27 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 156 M02 & W02
Fees: $75
Science LITTLE IRON CHEF CHALLENGE
Teams will work together daily to showcase their new culinary skills with confidence. You値l get to work in teams to evaluate the ingredients available and then carefully plan your menu. You値l learn the importance of team work, cooperation, creativity and at the end of the week we値l have a grand finale where you will get the opportunity to showcase your food creations, present the dishes to the rest of the classmates and even be judged on your food expertise. Come to class with confidence and be prepared encourage your fellow teammates and cheer each other on!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 23 2012
End Date: July 27 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 159 M02 & W02
Fees: $75
Science SHAKE, EXPLODE, RUMBLE
Would you like to be a geologist? Did you know that aluminum is the most common mineral in your backyard? You値l learn about different sedimentary layers and be able to explain what igneous rocks are! You値l even learn about the law of superposition. If you like to play with rocks, think that volcanoes are really cool, then you値l love Shake, Explode and Rumble camp.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 23 2012
End Date: July 27 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 272 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Week of July 30 2012 Back to Top
English/Literature MAKE A BOOK, MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Do you like fun and creative projects? Are you creative? Does your imagination love to run wild? You値l get the opportunity to share your stories with your classmates, critique each other and encourage each other to stretch and grown in your imagination. Come join this group of future authors!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 30 2012
End Date: August 03 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YLITR 101 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Math BUILD IT BIG
You値l discover which shapes make the strongest structures and try your hand at building sturdy bridges. You will discover the fun of demolishing some of your structures as you learn how architects use their expertise to build dependable and strong structures. Let痴 get together and build beyond our imagination!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 30 2012
End Date: August 03 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YMATH 700 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Performing Arts MAGNIFICENT MUSICAL THEATER
Come join this week long workshop providing a foundation for performing in musical theater. Learn the basics of acting, teamwork and stage movement. Sing, dance and learn to entertain and get the opportunity to perform on stage. Come join the fun and learn how to put on a show! A final performance will be on Friday at 3:30 p.m. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.
Ages: Ages 10-12
Start Date: July 30 2012
End Date: August 03 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YMUSC 202 M01 & W01
Fees: $150
Science EXPLOSIVE GEOLOGY
Would you like to be a geologist? 泥ig into what the earth is all about by examining sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks! Given the gas emissions of a volcano, you値l determine if a town should have to evacuate or not? This is definitely a fun filled week for the curious and adventurous student.
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 30 2012
End Date: August 03 2012
Course Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 177 M01 & W01
Fees: $75
Science SUGARY CHEF
Let痴 decorate cookies, make fancy fruit kabobs and candy sushi during this camp that combines creativity with yummy tastes. You値l decorate aprons, create a cookbook full of recipes that you can prepare for your family and friends. Look out, Paula Deen!
Ages: Ages 6-10
Start Date: July 30 2012
End Date: August 03 2012
Course Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Course Code: YSCIE 158 M02 & W02
Fees: $75


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