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Summer camps on campus for youngsters

There are lots of camps scheduled on campus this summer for youngsters and youth.

In order of camp dates, here’s the schedule:

Summer Enrichment Camp at Riley

June 13 to Aug. 5
The Riley Child Center’s Summer Enrichment Camp provides local children, ages 3-6,   an opportunity to learn through fun activities .The eight-week summer program consists of various projects that introduce concepts of science, mathematics and social studies in an interactive and engaging environment.  All activities are held on campus and registration options include weekly, daily and half-day packages.

Further information regarding registration can be obtained by contacting Tamra Bottomlee at (219) 989-2343 or email at

Engineering Camp

June 17-21
The Departments of Engineering are offering a unique and challenging opportunity, “Innovating the Future”, to those in grades 8-12. This program will enable students to better understand engineering as a possible career field.

During daily sessions, students will explore and engage in projects about alternative energy, biomedical engineering, environmental issues, aerodynamic efficiency, structure and safety, and computer architecture.

Registration deadline for the program is June 14. An application form and other details can be obtained at the summer engineering program webpage. For more information, call Linda Robinson at (219) 989-2765.

Basketball Day Camp

June 17-20
Purdue Calumet men’s basketball coach Dan Voudrie will hold a Day Camp for boys in grades 3-8.  For more information, call Voudrie at (219) 989-2290 or

Goalkeeper Camp

June 18-19
For boys and girls ages 10-17, this program is staffed by Purdue Calumet coaches and players. For more information, contact Women’s Coach Leslie Ferguson at (219) 989-8303 or Men’s Coach James Drzewiecki at (219) 989-8009.

Volleyball Camp for girls

June 24-27
Purdue Calumet women’s volleyball coach Natalie Shadowen will conduct a camp for those in grades 6-8.

On the agenda are developing skills in the area of attacking, passing, serving and setting. For more information, contact Shadowen at (219) 989-2540 or

Girls Basketball Fundamentals Camp

July 8-11 and July 11-14
Geared for girls in grades 3-8, this session offers a fun atmosphere to develop basic skills. For more information, contact Head Coach Tom Megyesi at or visit

Game Day Experience Camp

July 15-17
Offered to boys in grades 1-6, this session offers an opportunity to experience a game day atmosphere Participants will compete in contests and competition. For more information, call Head Coach Dan Voudrie at (219) 989-2290 or