For immediate release: April 14, 2011
BLOOMSBURG — Registration is open for a series of hands-on, adventure and education-based summer camps at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s upper campus. Led by BU’s Quest program, youth camps will run Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; two weekend camps for teens 14 to18 years old will be held from Friday evening to Sunday evening.
The following camp sessions are scheduled:
- Anthropology/Archeology Camp — Sponsored by BU’s anthropology department, the camp will be offered one week only, from June 13 to 17, for youth ages 10 to 16.
- Adventure Camps — Designed for adventurous youngsters, the week-long camp will allow students to try a variety of Quest activities. Events include conquering a 50-foot climbing tower and 200-foot zip lines, rafting or kayaking, team building, rock climbing and learning wilderness first aid skills. Sessions from June through August are offered for individual age groups: 6 to 8, 9 to 12 and 13 to 15.
- Teen Weekend Summer Camps — Designed for ages 14 to 18, the camp will focus on backpacking and camping from July 8 to 10 and caving and camping from July 22 to 24.
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.