(June 12, 2008)
Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073.
Centenary College Hosts Camps, Meetings, Activities Throughout Summer Months
SHREVEPORT, La.The students may be gone for summer break, but the Centenary College campus will the center of activity during the summer months when people from across the state, Texas, Mississippi and beyond make their way here for various camps, meetings and previewing campus life.
The following is a list of activities, camps, and meetings taking place during the summer of 2008:
June 13 15
Jambalaya Jubilee is an annual weekend retreat for children with arthritis and rheumatic disorders and their families. Centenary College has hosted the retreat since 1990, attracting families from Louisiana and surrounding states, as well as participants eager to work with the families. This year, nationally-recognized expert Dr. James Cassidy, author of the textbook "Pediatric Rheumatology" and a pioneer in the study of pediatric rheumatology, will be a special guest. Opening Ceremonies will take place in the Brown Chapel on Friday at 1:00 p.m.
June 16 - 27
New to Centenary, Biz Camp is a two- week business camp. It provides inner city middle and high school students the opportunity to begin learning how to become business leaders and employers. They will complete the training portion of their program and immediately open their Market Place. The Market Place will allow them to practice the skills that they have learned during camp as well as market their goods and services.
A press conference kicks off the camp and takes place in Kilpatrick Auditorium on Friday, June 13 beginning 10:00 a.m. with the founder and CEO, State Representative Roy Burrell.
Baseball Day Camp
June 9 13, 16 - 19, 23 - 26
Ladies Basketball Camp
June 9 12
Gents Basketball Camp
June 15 17
American Dance & Drill Camp
June 18 - 20
A dance and drill camp for high school students from all across Louisiana. Camp begins with Registration in James Lobby on Wednesday, June 18
June 17 & 18, 20 & 21, 24 & 25, 27 & 28
Incoming freshman will have the opportunity to visit the campus for a preview of campus life, advising, testing and other activities.
Universal Cheerleaders Association Cheer Camp
June 23 26
Cheer Camp for Middle School and High School age.
June 22 24
Marching and Drill Team Camp for Middle School and High School Ages
Centenary Gents Basketball Team Camp
June 27 29
Teams from Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas
Shreveport Little Theatre Academy Summer Camp
June 30 July 27
call 318.424.4439 for more information
Gents Basketball Day Camp
June 30 July 3
Centenary Soccer Camps
Session I July 13 17
Session II July 20 24
Session III July 27 July 31
Premier Baseball Tournament
July 27 July 31
Area High School Teams
Weekend of the Cross - Methodist Area Churches
July 24 - 27
Camp for Middle and High School Ages Mission work in the City
About Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South. In 2008 Centenary College celebrates 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.