NSU to host variety of camps throughout the summer

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a wide variety of summer camps and events throughout the next three months.

Below is a list of camps/workshops that will take place at NSU throughout the summer:

NSU Football Camp: Youth Camp, May 22-23, Individual Football Camp, June 12.

NSU Upward Bound: The 2018 NSU Upward Bound Summer Program will run from May 27 to July 5. Fifty high school students from nine area high schools will stay on campus and be a part of this year’s program.

South Dakota American Legion Boys State: NSU will host the 76th annual Boys State May 28 to June 1.

Digital Media Camp: the 2018 NSU Digital Media Camp will be held May 29-31 and is open to grades 4-6.

Youth Leadership Forum: the 20th annual Youth Leadership Forum will be held June 3-7 on the campus of NSU.

Piano Duet Festival: The second annual Piano Duet Festival will be held June 4-8. Contact the NSU School of Fine Arts for more information.

NSU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Camps: Boys and Girls Skill Development Day Camp, June 4-7; Boys and Girls Shooting and Scoring Day Camp, June 4-7; Positionless Player Camp, July 9-12; Boys Team Camp, July 13-14.

NSU Women’s Basketball Camps: Girls Skill Development Day Camp, June 4-7, Girl’s Shooting and Scoring Day Camp, June 4-7; Positionless Player Camp, July 9-12.

Confucius Institute Chinese Summer Camp: The second annual NSU Confucius Institute China Summer Camp will take place from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 4-8 and is open to children grades K-5. For more information, please email confucius@northern.edu or call 605-626-3293.

2018 SD 4-H Performing Arts Troupe Camp: The Performing Arts Troupe is a theater arts educational experience for ages 13-18. The camp at NSU, set for June 10-16, includes performances in the Johnson Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m. June 15 and 10 a.m. June 16.

NSU Volleyball Camps: Individual Skills Camp, June 11-12, grades 7-12; Hitter/Setter/Libero Camp, June 13, grades 9-12; Little Wolves Camp, June 21-22, grades 3-6,

NSU Wrestling Camps: Youth Camp, June 11-14; Team Camp, June 18-21.

Art Education Institute: This annual institute, which offers professional development and learning for South Dakota teachers and administrators, runs July 16-19 on the NSU campus.

NSU Jazz Camp: NSU Jazz Camp will be held July 18-21, students in grades 7-12 will have the opportunity to play in various jazz groups, take lessons, learn about improvisation, enjoy social and recreational activities, and participate in nightly jam sessions.

NSU Voice Camp: NSU Voice Camp will be held July 18-21 students, grades 7-12, can take voice lessons and classes exploring many vocal styles – classical, opera, jazz and musical theater – in a fun and creative way.

Rushmore National Music Camp: Junior High Week: NSU welcomes Rushmore Junior High Music Camp, open to band students in grades 6-9, July 29 to Aug. 3.

COLLEGEpalooza: This back-to-school celebration for NSU and Presentation College students is Aug. 28 in downtown Aberdeen.

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $45 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.