Baylor Hosts Holiday Camps

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Baylor summer programs office has expanded the holiday mini camps to include arts and crafts sessions Dec. 21-22; and sports sessions (football, baseball, and boys’and girls’ basketball) Jan. 2-4. All sessions take place on campus and are led by Baylor faculty, coaches, and players.

For more information on camp sessions and easy online registration click here: http://www.baylorschool.org/summer/holiday-camps/index.aspx 

Arts and Crafts Sessions: Dec. 21-22
Arts & Craft-A-Rama with Jan Cooper
Boys and Girls | grades 3–5 | 9 a.m. – noon  $100 plus a $15 material fee
"Do you enjoy creating, cutting, gluing and making funky things? Discover your inner artist and unique talents."

Jewelry and Metal Works with Mary Lynne Portera
Boys and Girls | ages 10 and up (parents are also welcome to attend, noon-3:30 p.m. $100 plus a $15 material fee
“Cold connections” is a process using various materials to connect pieces of metal. Using non-conventional materials you will explore different textures and forming techniques including fold forming, hammering, and drilling. 


New- Sports Sessions: Jan. 2-4
Basketball with John Gibson
Boys and Girls | Grades 1 – 5 | 9 a.m. – noon $120 (or $45 / day)
Baylor girls’ varsity basketball coach and former UTC standout John Gibson and members of the Baylor varsity basketball teams will work with players in developing individual and team skills, with an emphasis on ball handling, shooting, rebounding, and dribbling.

Football with Phil Massey
Boys | Grades 1–6 | 9 a.m.–noon, $120 (or $45 / day)
Head varsity coach Phil Massey and members of the varsity football team will work on all aspects of the game, including passing, receiving, and running. Campers are divided by age and experience.

Baseball with Tyler Massey '06
Boys | Grades 1–6 |1–4 p.m., $120 (or $45 / day)
Former Baylor standout and current minor league player Tyler Massey ’06 will work with campers on all aspects of the game of baseball, with an emphasis on proper techniques of hitting, pitching, and fielding, with each session ending in a competitive game.


Lee’s Celebration 2016 To Be A Community Event

Lee University will host hundreds of guests, alumni, and community leaders on Friday, Sept. 30, for Celebration 2016, planned as a “festive and colorful day” commemorating another two years of university progress.  The event will recognize the success of the five-year “Find Us Faithful” Campaign including the opening of Lee’s new School of Nursing building and further development ... (click for more)

Baylor To Honor 7 During Headmaster's Award Service

Baylor will honor seven members of the school community during the Headmaster's Awards and Memorial Chapel Service on Sunday, Oct. 2, as part of the school’s Alumni Weekend festivities.  The Honorable W. Neil Thomas III (class of 1962) is this year's recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award; Kelly Nation and Leyden Pugh (class of 1985) will receive the John T. ‘Buddy’ ... (click for more)

Highway 58 Man Charged In Fatal Hit And Run In Dayton, Tn.

A Highway 58 man has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run of a Rhea County man.   Walter Hale was badly injured and later died after he was struck in Dayton.   Authorities were led to Douglas Edward Alvey, 52, through video from the We Care business in Dayton, where the 60-year-old victim worked.   After officers with the Dayton ... (click for more)

Man, 78, Found Dead With Gunshot Wound To The Chest At Residence On Central Avenue

A 78-year-old man has been found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest at a residence on Central Avenue. Chattanooga Police were called to the 1900 block of Central Avenue on Thursday at 10:08 a.m. Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police officers located George Garth deceased. At this time there is no suspect information available. Chattanooga Violent Crimes Bureau investigators ... (click for more)

Patrol Cars Donation To Kevin Muhammad's Nation Of Islam Sets A Dangerous Precedent

Re: City Police donating two patrol cars to Kevin Muhammad's Nation of Islam: While I know it's unpopular to mention the wisdom of separation of church and state, this sets a dangerous precedent and should meet with concern from everyone who values religious and secular freedom. What's next? Southern Baptists getting old city parking scooters to patrol church parking lots ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Thanks A Lot For Nothing

Somebody should have gotten an award last Tuesday when a 90-minute “education summit” involving our school leaders, politicians and media produced absolutely nothing. Zilch. Zero. Oh, there are a number of candidates we could give an award for “nothing,” both in our school district and on its fringes. Yet to find Tennessee Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen brought her high-and-mighty ... (click for more)