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Loyola University New Orleans offers a summer filled with activities and learning

Loyola press release - March 22, 2002

(New Orleans)--Loyola University New Orleans announces a schedule of summer camps filled with fun, entertainment, and education.

First, the College of Music offers a Loyola Jazz Band Camp from June 9–15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The camp is open to 7th through 12th graders, intermediate and above musicians, but only those who focus on the trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, drums or saxophone. Cost is $125, with dormitory space available for student’s 14 years and older at $200 for the six nights. A tuition deposit of $25 is needed by May 28, with an additional $25 for dormitory. To achieve balance instrumentation, the number of each instrument will be limited.

For more information, call John Mahoney in the College of Music at (504) 865-2164.

The College of Music also will offer a Preparatory Ballet Program from July 8 – August 3. The program is open to children 11 years and older. Individual ballet class cost $12. Intermediate and advanced ballet dancing, partnering, and variations will comprise the workshop. The program is based on the Vaganova (Russian) technique. Classes will be held in Communications/Music Complex Room 106.

For more information, contact Laura Zambrano at (504) 865-2778.


Second, the Department of Visual Arts will sponsor the Loyola Children’s Summer Art Program 2002. The camp will be divided into two, two-week sessions. Session I runs July 8–19 and Session II from July 22–August 2. Tuition is $200/$180 for children of Loyola faculty and staff, including a $50 non-refundable application fee. Refunds will not be given after June 1. The camp runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is offered to children 7 to 14 years of age. Painting, drawing, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, and mixed media projects will be offered. Children may attend ONLY one session. A final art exhibition for family and friends will be held.

Also, the visual arts department offers a Loyola Children’s Summer Computer Art Program. The session runs July 15–19. The camp is open to children 11 to 16 years of age and will operate from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $170 which includes a $50 non-refundable deposit. Refunds will not be given after June 1. An introduction to the computer as an art-making tool, the program offers instruction on how to digitize images from photos, drawings, video and digital cameras as well as programs that make finished photos.

For more information, call the Department of Visual Arts at (504) 861-5535. Registration will be held April 20, from noon to 2 p.m., and must be done in person at the visual arts building on the corner of Dominican and Broadway streets.


Third, the Loyola Recreational and Sports Complex offers a summer camp June 3–July 26. The camp is divided into four, two-week sessions and is open to children 5 years through 6th grade. The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Monday-Friday. Baseball, basketball, karate, floor hockey, lacrosse, recreational games, soccer, swimming, tennis, water polo, volleyball and arts and crafts will be offered. Session I runs June 3–14, Session II runs June 17–28, Session III runs July 1–12, and Session IV runs July 15–26. The cost to Sports Complex members is $190 for sessions I, II, and IV and $160 for session III. For non-members, the cost is $210 for sessions I, II, and IV, and $180 for session III. Before and after care and lunch are available at an additional fee.

For more information, call the Recreational Sports Complex at (504) 864-7539.

Also, an indoor striker soccer camp will be held August 5-9, from 9 a.m. to noon at Loyola. The camp is open to boys and girls between six and 10 years of age. The camp cost $95 if paid by July 22 and $105 after that date. Swimming will be offered during the Tuesday and Thursday sessions.

A girls-only indoor soccer camp will be open to females from eight to 18 years of age. The camp runs August 5-9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $170 if paid by July 22, $180 after that date. The camp is open to all levels of experience. Lunch is not available.

For more information, call Emily Therrell at 834-8852 or 864-7398.