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Clarke University Academy and Camp Offerings - Summer 2015

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Clarke University is proud to host summer academies and camps for middle school and high school aged students during the summer of 2015. Our academies and camps will be hosted on the campus of Clarke University and will be directed by Clarke University faculty, staff and alumni. The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra String Camp is sponsored by the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra.

Scholarships are now available. Click here to apply!

Additional information and registration instructions can be found below.

View a photo gallery of our academies and camps!

We hope to see you on campus this summer! 


 
CULINARY BOOT CAMPCulinary 2015
For entering grades 6-9
June 2-5, 2015  (Tues-Fri)
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (lunch included) 

  • This camp will teach the basics of food, flavor, cooking, and the value of learning how to “play with your food”.  Culinary boot camp attendees will also learn to bake bread and make homemade ice cream. Attendees will prepare a meal to serve to their parents and guests at the conclusion of the camp on June 5. The Culinary Boot Camp will be directed by Clarke University faculty and staff. 

Cost: $150. Camp charge includes all meals, recipe book, t-shirt, and apron. 



FOOD SCIENCE ACADEMYFood Science 2015
For entering grades 10-12
June 29 – July 2, 2015 (Mon-Thurs) 
Residential/overnight academy (non-resident option is also available)

  • If you cook, you are a scientist!  If you are a scientist, you can learn to cook! At Clarke’s Food Science Academy, participants will learn how the worlds of food and science intertwine.  Participants will explore new tastes and smells and how to pair them, and brave the extremes of heat (propane torches at 3000°F) and cold (liquid nitrogen at -300°F).  The academy will be directed by Clarke University faculty and staff. 

Cost:  $450 for residential participants and $325 for non-resident participants.  Academy charge includes meals, overnight accommodations, field trip related expenses, a textbook, and an apron.   


 
DUBUQUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA STRING CAMPDSO String Camp
For entering grades 7-9, or student musicians with a minimum of 2 years ensemble experience
June 22-28, 2015 – Clarke University campus

  • Are you a string player looking to sharpen your skills and learn about exciting possibilities in music?  Come to the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra's immersive camp and study with professional string musicians.  A guest-artist will be in residence to work and perform with students throughout the week.  Participants will receive coaching, perform in ensembles, study introductory theory and music history, and attend seminars geared to their musical interests.  The camp will culminate with a public performance.

Cost: $250 (Tuition Assistance is available) and includes a daily lunch meal, t-shirt, and sheet music. 

A non-refundable deposit of $125.00 is due with registration. Tuition must be paid in full to the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra by May 30, 2015. 

For additional information or to register for the camp, please contact the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra office at 563.557.1677 or online at www.DubuqueSymphony.org.


 
CLARKE NURSING CADETSnursing cadets
For entering grades 6-9
June 10-12, 2015 (Wed-Fri)

  • If you like to help others, you should consider a career in the exciting world of nursing! At Clarke’s first nursing academy, participants will be exposed to various nursing specialties and learn how a nurse provides basic everyday skills through a hands-on experience with a high fidelity simulator. Basic first aid skills will be taught and the academy will culminate with a tour at a local health care facility. The academy will be directed by Clarke University faculty.

Cost: $125.00. Academy charge includes meals, field trip related expenses, and t-shirt.



SOCIAL WORK ACADEMYSocial Work
For entering grades 9-12
June 29 – July 2, 2015
Residential/overnight academy (non-resident option is also available) 

  • At Clarke’s first social work academy, participants will learn about the social work profession, issues of social justice, and opportunities to get involved in the community. Participants will engage in daily service-learning experiences, which may include working with senior citizens, children, individuals with disabilities, and low-income communities. The academy will be directed by Clarke University faculty, staff, and students.
Cost: $325 for residential participants and $200 for non-resident participants. Academy charge includes meals, overnight accommodations, field trip related expenses, and t-shirt. 

 


 **All information subject to change. Please visit www.clarke.edu/clarkeacademy for the latest updates and information. 

 

 

 

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