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Summer Camp 2012: George Mason Institute Forensics

Fairfax Campus

Students will have the opportunity to specialize in numerous areas of forensics, including Oratory, Extemporaneous Speaking, Student Congress, and all the interpretation events. Faculty consists of the leading competitors and coaches from across the nation.

$1599; $1199

Peter Pober, (703) 993-4119, ppober@gmu.edu, George Mason Institute of Forensics

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Summer Camp 2012: Washington Journalism and Media Conference

Fairfax Campus

The week-long program, held on George Mason University’s state-of-the-art campus, will encourage and inspire young leaders from across the country who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry.

$1885

Washington Journalism and Media Conference, (703) 993-5010, wjmc@gmu.edu

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Summer Camp 2012: Joe Russell's Patriot Wrestling Camp

Recreation and Athletic Complex, Cage Gym

Joe Russell, (703) 993-3299, jrusse13@gmu.edu

Web Site

8 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Tennis Camp

Prince William Campus; Osbourn Park High School, Manassas, VA

Campers learn tennis basics including proper grip, body position, stroking the ball forehand and backhand, footwork, and game play.

$210; $110

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

8 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Girls Soccer and Recreation Camp

Prince William Campus; Brandon Way, Manassas, VA

For novice through experienced players, this camp gives participants lots of time on the ball to improve kicking, dribbling, shooting, and passing skills.

$210; $110

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

8 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Golf and Recreation Camp

Prince William Campus; Broad Run Golf Academy, Bristow, VA

Students learn or improve their golf skills. Certified instructors teach golf basics such as driving, chipping, putting, rules, and etiquette. Equipment is provided; however, participants are encouraged to bring their own golf clubs.

$285; $180

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

8 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Boxing Camp

Prince William Campus; American Kenpo Karate Academy, Manassas, VA

If your child is interested in boxing this is a great introductory class to be exposed to the basics of boxing. Full day campers must arrive by 8:00 am to be ready for transportation to Karate Academy.

$230; $130

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

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8:30 am - 11:30 am

Summer Camp 2012: Boxing Camp

Prince William Campus; American Kenpo Karate Academy, Manassas, VA

If your child is interested in boxing this is a great introductory class to be exposed to the basics of boxing. Full day campers must arrive by 8:00 am to be ready for transportation to Karate Academy.

$230; $130

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

8:30 am - 3 pm

Summer Orientation 2012 - Freshman

Fairfax Campus

Freshman Summer Orientation dates are two days.

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Orientation and Family Programs and Services, (703) 993-2475

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8:45 am - 11:45 am

Summer Camp 2012: Tennis Camp

Prince William Campus; Osbourn Park High School, Manassas, VA

Campers learn tennis basics including proper grip, body position, stroking the ball forehand and backhand, footwork, and game play.

$210; $110

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 9:50 am

Summer Camp 2012: Scientists Camp, Little

Prince William Campus

Each day children learn about a different age-appropriate science concept through hands-on experiences. Caregiver participation required.

$50

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Guitar Class for Teens

Fairfax Campus

The Beginner Workshop will cover the basics of guitar playing and prepare the student for individual lessons or a school guitar program. The Intermediate/Advanced Workshop will cover many aspects of guitar performance, including seminars on how to practice effectively and how to prepare for an audition or performance.

$190

Potomac Arts Academy, (703) 993-9889, potomac@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Drama Kids- Dramatizing Fractured Fairytales

Prince William Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center

$175

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Children's Choral Camp

Fairfax Campus

Young and energetic singers will have lots of fun while learning proper vocal technique, note reading, sight-singing using Solfege (moveable "do"), and singing in 2-3 parts.

$195

Potomac Arts Academy, (703) 993-9889, potomac@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Camp Freedom for Preschoolers

Prince William Campus

Each week preschoolers explore a different theme through a variety of related activities, games, arts & crafts, music, and movement. Campers should bring a snack each day.

$100

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Mathematics and Technology for Talented Youth

Fairfax Campus

The courses are designed to provide an accelerated learning environment in a college atmosphere for high-potential students. The following courses are offered: Pre-algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, Calculus, and Introduction to JavaScript with Webpage Design.

$400

Dr. J.E. Lin, (703) 993-1459, talentedyouth@gmail.com

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Victory Academy Soccer Camp

Fairfax Campus

The primary goal of Victory Soccer Academy is to provide a challenging yet enjoyable week of soccer instruction. This is achieved in an environment of positive reinforcement, motivating field sessions, innovative teaching, and a first class staff.

$425; $325; $150

Greg Andrulis, (703) 993-3288, gandruli@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Girls Soccer and Recreation Camp

Prince William Campus; Brandon Way, Manassas, VA

For novice through experienced players, this camp gives participants lots of time on the ball to improve kicking, dribbling, shooting, and passing skills.

$210; $110

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 12 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Golf and Recreation Camp

Prince William Campus; Broad Run Golf Academy, Bristow, VA

Students learn or improve their golf skills. Certified instructors teach golf basics such as driving, chipping, putting, rules, and etiquette. Equipment is provided; however, participants are encouraged to bring their own golf clubs.

$285; $180

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 1 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Writing Project Student Summer Institute

Fairfax Campus

This is an application based camp. All students must apply and be accepted to the institute in order to participate.

$475; $425

Sara Duval, (703) 993-1168, contact.nvwp@gmail.com, Northern Virginia Writing Project

Web Site

9 am - 3 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Acting for Young People Summer Arts Camp

Fairfax Campus

In a fun, fast-paced environment, students will work on acting skills, voice, movement, acting for the camera, musical theater, improvisation and more. Each session is similar in format and schedule, but differs enough to give multi-week and returning campers a creative challenge.

$285; $230

Mary Lechter, (703) 307-5332, mary@afyp.org

Web Site

9 am - 3 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Five Tool Development Softball Camp

Softball Complex

Contact the camp for details on cost.

Joe Verbanic, (703) 993-3296, jverbani@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 3 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Victory Academy Soccer Camp

Fairfax Campus

The primary goal of Victory Soccer Academy is to provide a challenging yet enjoyable week of soccer instruction. This is achieved in an environment of positive reinforcement, motivating field sessions, innovative teaching, and a first class staff.

$425; $325; $150

Greg Andrulis, (703) 993-3288, gandruli@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 3 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Jesse Hubbard Lacrosse Experience Lacrosse Camp

Intermural Fields

Young players of all positions will learn in a controlled environment that stresses the basic fundamental skills.

$375

Jesse Hubbard, (410) 205-9705, info@hubbardlacrosse.com

Web Site

9 am - 3 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Patriot Football Camp

Recreation and Athletic Complex Field

The camp is designed to help student-athletes improve their individual football techniques and to provide an understanding of team concepts. Campers will engage in individual and team competition designed to improve each athlete’s knowledge of the game.

Joe Pascale, (703) 801-0303

Web Site

9 am - 3 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Paul Hewitt Basketball Camps

Field House

Mason staff, players, and qualified college and high school coaches will be on hand to provide you with the individual attention and direction that will help you reach your full potential and have fun doing it.

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$250

Scott Lombardi, (703) 993-4781, slombar1@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 4 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Baseball Camp, Bill Brown

Spuhler Field

Designed to teach players solid fundamental baseball skills as well as to raise the level of understanding of the game of baseball.

Lucas Jones, (703) 993-3281, ljones12@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 4 pm

Summer Camp 2012: ICES High School Workshops in Economics

Arlington Campus

ICES Summer High School Workshop in Economics aims to teach high school students about economics prior to their enrollment to college, facilitate them in the process of establishing a learning habit, and strengthen their aspiration for continuous learning.

Dafina Mulaj, (703) 993-4850, dmulaj@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Camp Freedom

Prince William Campus

Campers enjoy a broad range of recreational sports and games, arts and crafts projects, a daily swim, a weekly field trip, and participate in special enrichment sessions such as cooking, fitness activities, nutrition education, science experiments, drama games and skits, and special events.

$195; $158

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Recreation with Motion Camp

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Activities include a selection of sports and games chosen by the campers along with the direction of their counselors. Daily activities may include basketball, volleyball, football, soccer, lacrosse, obstacle courses, relay races, capture the flag and much more.

$195; $158

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Natural Adventures Camp

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Campers will learn adventure skills and have ahnds on experiences with the natural environment along the way.

$350

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 5 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute with South and Central Asia

Fairfax Campus

The Institute will bring together 45 teenagers aged 16- 18 from the United States, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan to learn about conflict resolution, democracy, diplomacy, environmental issues, and media.

Nike Carstarphen, (703) 993-9405, franklin@gmu.edu

Web Site

9 am - 8:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Drake Soccer Camp

Fairfax Campus

Aim for excellence and get results. Train at Mason's incredible facilities. Mason Women's Soccer Head Coach Diane Drake begins her 18th year of running camps.

$525; $425; $325

Diane Drake, (703) 993-3295, ddrake3@gmu.edu

Web Site

10 am - 2 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Game Design at Mason

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall

Students will learn game design by using Scratch, GameMaker, and Alice.

Kevin Clark, (703) 993-3669, kclark6@gmu.edu

Web Site

10 am - 3 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Robotics Expansion Summer Camp 1 & 2

Fairfax Campus

This Summer Robotics Camp will use a range of hands-on exercises so children grasp a more in depth knowledge of electrical, mechanical and software concepts related to the robotics field. 

$438

Anthony Nunez, classes@

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10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Science Camp

Prince William Campus

Discover a magical world during this two-week hands-on camp that explores the three major scientific fields: physical, chemical, and biological.

$160; $80

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513, fccamps@gmu.edu

Web Site

11 am

Translational Research in Action: Dr. Monique Van Hoek

Krasnow Institute

Dr. van Hoek will present Natural compounds to patentable medicines: The development of synthetic antimicrobial peptides. Translational Research in Action series goals are to elucidate the path of scientific discovery to implementation in a clinical setting and to facilitate exchange of ideas for translational research collaborations at Mason.

Julia Berzhanskaya, (703) 993-4340, jberzhan@gmu.edu, Krasnow Institute

Web Site

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Career Services Workshop: Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Learn how to strengthen your resume and cover letter.

Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

1 pm - 3 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Drama Kinderkids Summer Camp: Storyland

Prince William Campus, Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

$125

Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, (703) 993-8513

Web Site

1 pm - 4 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Musical Theater Camp

Fairfax Campus, de Laski Performing Arts Building

Join us for this exciting new group, which is created for rising 8 - 12 grade singer/actors. You will explore the dynamic world of musical theater by learning concepts of healthy singing for the stage, audition techniques, stage movement and music literacy.

$195

Potomac Arts Academy, (703) 993-9889, potomac@gmu.edu

Web Site

1 pm - 4 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Guitar Class for Teens

Fairfax Campus

The Beginner Workshop will cover the basics of guitar playing and prepare the student for individual lessons or a school guitar program. The Intermediate/Advanced Workshop will cover many aspects of guitar performance, including seminars on how to practice effectively and how to prepare for an audition or performance.

$190

Potomac Arts Academy, (703) 993-9889, potomac@gmu.edu

Web Site

1 pm - 4 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Music Composition Seminar

Fairfax Campus

Composition techniques are not learned from a textbook, but are skills we learn through the compositional process. Work with outstanding George Mason University School of Music composition instructors to explore your full composing potential!

$190

Potomac Arts Academy, (703) 993-9889, potomac@gmu.edu

Web Site

1 pm - 4 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Mathematics and Technology for Talented Youth

Fairfax Campus

The courses are designed to provide an accelerated learning environment in a college atmosphere for high-potential students. The following courses are offered: Pre-algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, Calculus, and Introduction to JavaScript with Webpage Design.

$400

Dr. J.E. Lin, (703) 993-1459, talentedyouth@gmail.com

Web Site

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Academic Skills Workshop: Overcoming Procrastination

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Do you find yourself constantly putting off projects, assignments, or commitments? You may be caught in the "not now, later" trap. Overcome this difficulty by discovering what makes you procrastinate.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

Web Site

5:30 pm - 9 pm

Summer Camp 2012: Patriot Volleyball Camp

Recreation and Athletic Complex

Pat Kendrick, (703) 993-3298, pkendric@gmu.edu

Web Site