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: 

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.

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