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Clarke University Academy and Camp Offerings - Summer 2016

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Clarke University is proud to host summer academies and camps for middle school and high school aged students. Our academies and camps will be hosted on the campus of Clarke University and will be directed by Clarke University faculty, staff, alumni and skilled professionals in the computer science, food science, nursing, social work and music industries.

Learn from the best. Experience college life. Take field trips. Try something new. Get your hands dirty. 

Additional information and registration instructions can be found below.

We hope you'll join us on our campus this summer!


 
CLARKE NURSING CADETSnursing cadets
For entering grades 6-9
June 22-24, 2016 (Wed-Fri)

  • If you like to help others, you should consider a career in the exciting world of nursing! At Clarke’s 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. We will also be offering First Aid and CPR certifications. The academy will culminate with a tour at a local health care facility. The academy will be directed by Clarke University faculty.

Cost: $135.00. Academy charge includes meals, field trip related expenses, First Aid and CPR certifications and t-shirt.


 
***REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS NOW CLOSED!

CULINARY BOOT CAMPCulinary 2015
For entering grades 6-9
July 11-14, 2016 (Mon-Thurs) 

  • 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 July 14. 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. 


 
***REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS NOW CLOSED!  

ComputerScienceAcademy-2015COMPUTER SCIENCE ACADEMY
For entering grades 9-12
July 11-14, 2016 (Mon-Thurs) 
Residential/overnight academy (non-resident option is also available) 

  • With recent advances in applications in social media, health care, manufacturing, gaming and automation, it is important that students learn about the issues involved with apps, security and management of mobile and streaming media, as well as the hardware interface. The summer academy will cover all the above areas while students actively engage in hands-on experiences to:  

    • Learn how to design and build their own apps 
    • Learn how to build and program their own computer
    • Learn how to build augmented reality applications
     

The above skills are essential in many technology careers including software engineering, networking, virtual reality, game development and automation.   

Cost: $325 for residential participants and $200 for non-resident participants. Academy charge includes meals, overnight accommodations, and t-shirt. 



SOCIAL WORK ACADEMYSocial Work
For entering grades 9-12
July 11-14, 2016 (Mon-Thurs)   
Residential/overnight academy (non-resident option is also available)  
Check-in: Sunday, July 10 at 5 p.m.

  • 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 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. 
 


DUBUQUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SUMMER STRING CAMP
For entering grades 7-9, or student musicians with a minimum of 2 years ensemble experience
Tuesday, June 21 – Sunday, June 26 – Clarke University campus – 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
DSO String Camp

  • Are you a budding string player looking to sharpen your skills and explore your creativity? Look no further than the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra’s immersive Summer String Camp! Guest-artist Diego Piedra will be returning to work and perform with students throughout the week, along with a fantastic faculty of DSO musicians. Students will receive one-on-one lessons, rehearse and perform in ensembles, attend group discussions geared to their musical interests and much more! The camp will culminate with a performance at the DSO’s Summer Melodies concert at the Dubuque Arboretum. 

Cost: $250* (Tuition Assistance is available) and includes a daily lunch meal, t-shirt, and sheet music. A non-refundable deposit of $125 is due with registration. Tuition must be paid in full to the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra by the first day of camp. 

For additional information or to register for the camp, please contact the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra office at (563)557-1677 or click here.

*DSYE Students are eligible for 20 percent tuition discount. 



DSO Chamber CampDUBUQUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC CAMP
For entering grades 10-12 (advanced 9th graders and graduated seniors welcome)
Tuesday, June 21 – Saturday, June 26 – Clarke University campus – 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (tentative)  

  • Designed to challenge and support high school string players, the Summer Chamber Music Camp gives students the opportunity to refine and broaden their musical skills, the Summer Chamber Music Camp gives students the opportunity. Working closely with guest-artist Diego Piedra and a wonderful faculty of DSO musicians, students will receive one-on-one lessons, ensemble coachings, special topics classes and much more! The camp will culminate with a showcase performance featuring both camp students and faculty.  

Cost: $200* (Tuition Assistance is available) and includes a daily lunch meal, t-shirt and sheet music. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due with registration. Tuition must be paid in full to the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra by the first day of camp.

For additional information or to register for the camp, please contact the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra office at (563)557-1677 or click here.

*DSYE Students are eligible for 20 percent tuition discount.  


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

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