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Carthage Summer Youth Programs

Kids on Campus - Carthage

Registration is available for Carl Sandburg College's Kids on Campus summer sessions, which will take place June 10-14 at Carthage Primary School. The deadline to register is May 17.

Kids on Campus is a summer enrichment program that gives students in grades K-6 the opportunity to discover, connect and challenge themselves in an environment without the pressure of homework and grades. Sessions take place from 9 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. each day, with three classes available in the morning and two in the afternoon on a variety of fun and interactive subjects.

Registration forms and program brochures - including a list of all classes offered - can be found at Sandburg's Branch Campus, 305 Sandburg Dr., or at the links listed below.

Cost is $30 per course and includes supplies, lunch each day and a T-shirt. WIRC has a limited number of scholarships available for qualifying families. Contact the Sandburg Branch Campus, at 217.357.3129 ext. 7243, to see if you qualify.

Brochure K-1 Grades

Brochure 2-3 Grades

Brochure 4-6 Grades

 

Scrubs Academy - Carthage

Know a future nurse or doctor? The Scrubs Academy is the perfect opportunity for them to explore the field of health care.

The Scrubs Academy is a summer enrichment program for students ages 11 - 15. The program is designed to give students an opportunity to explore health care professions through simulated activities, healthcare facility tours, and guest speakers.

The academy meets from 9a.m.-noon June 17-19. The cost is $35 with a registration deadline of May 17, 2019. For full additional details, phone 217.357.3129 ext. 7243 or view the brochure.

Scrubs Academy Brochure

Sports Camps - Galesburg

Sports Camps - Galesburg

Young athletes can get firsthand instruction from Carl Sandburg College coaches and players this spring and summer at sports camps for cross country, basketball, volleyball, softball, and soccer.

Campers will learn the fundamentals of their sport(s), with an emphasis on having fun. Each camp will be led by Chargers coaches, who have decades of experience at the collegiate level, and current Sandburg athletes will assist with individual instruction at some camps.

To sign up or for more information, contact Sandburg’s Corporate & Leisure College at 309.345.3501 or community@sandburg.edu.

Sports Camps Registration Form

Sports Camps Waiver

Details for each sport’s camp are as follows:

Cross Country

Practice proper warm-up, stretching, pacing, breathing, striding, arm carriage and cool-down. Camp takes place 5-6 p.m. June 3-6 on Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Open to ages 5 to 12 years old. Led by Chargers coach Rodney Blue. Early camp registration cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt. Early registration deadline is noon May 20. Students may continue to register after the deadline date for $35; however, no T-shirt will be provided. Rain location is John M. Lewis Gymnasium on Sandburg’s Main Campus.

 

Basketball

Practice fundamentals and focus on teamwork. One-on-one through 5-on-5 concepts will be discussed and taught. Camp takes place 9 a.m. – noon June 17-20 at Sandburg’s John M. Lewis Gymnasium. Open to ages 9 to 15 years old. Led by Chargers women’s basketball coach Mike Bailey. Early camp registration cost is $50 and includes a T-shirt. Early registration deadline is noon June 3. Students may continue to register after the deadline date for $50; however, no T-shirt will be provided.

 

Volleyball

Practice passing, setting and hitting, with a focus on offensive and defensive strategies. Camp takes place June 24-27 at Sandburg’s John M. Lewis Gymnasium. Open to ages 10 to 17 years old. Students will be placed by age groups. Camp times are 9– 11:30 a.m. Led by Chargers coach Todd Winkler. Early camp registration cost is $45 and includes a T-shirt. Early registration deadline is noon June 10. Students may continue to register after the deadline date is noon for $45; however, no T-shirt will be provided.  

 

Softball

Practice hitting, pitching and fielding while also focusing on offensive and defensive strategies. Camp takes place July 22-25 at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex on Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Open to ages 10 to 17 years old. Students will be divided into separate age groups. Camp times are 10 a.m. to noon. Led by Chargers coach Todd Winkler. Early camp registration cost is $40 and includes a T-shirt. Early registration deadline is noon July 8. Students may continue to register after the deadline date for $40; however, no T-shirt will be provided. Rain location is John M. Lewis Gymnasium on Sandburg’s Main Campus.

 

Soccer

Practice juggling, receiving, passing and playing variable games. Camp also includes a focus on proper warm-ups. Takes place August 3-4 at the Knox County YMCA soccer complex. Open for students ages 5-17. Times are 9-11 a.m. for students 5-11 years old and noon - 2 p.m. for students 12-17 years of age. Led by Chargers men’s soccer coach Kevwe Akpore. Early camp registration cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt. Early registration deadline is noon July 22. Students may continue to register after the deadline date for $35; however, no T-shirt will be provided. Rain location is John M. Lewis Gymnasium on Sandburg’s Main Campus.

 *In order to participate, students must be the required age by the sports camp start date.