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Runnels Summer Camps 2019

Please take a few minutes to browse through our selection of super summer camps. Be sure to check back from time to time. As more camps become available, we will add them to the list.

ARTS

Runnels "High School Musical" Summer Drama Camp

(Open to Runnels and non-Runnels students entering grades 2-10.)

One session:  June 17-28  |  9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., aftercare available until 5:00 p.m. (for an additional cost)

Under the direction of teaching and theatre professionals Neena McLain and Cristin and Jorge Ponjuan. Students will stage a performance of Disney’s "High School Musical."

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Private Lessons on all Instruments with Jill Swetnam
(Open to Runnels and non-Runnels students entering grades K-12)

June 4 - July 25 
Tuesdays 10:30-3:00 and Wednesdays 1:30-4:00
 
$150 for 6 half-hour lessons
 
Led by: Jill Swetnam, the Band Director for 6-12th grade at Runnels with more than 30 years' experience.  She has played with the Baton Rouge Symphony for 32 years and has a master’s degree in music.
 
Contact: Jill Swetnam  l  j.swetnam@runnels.org  l   225-316-1663 

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THE HEIST Summer Drama Camp with Mrs. Julie 

(Open to Runnels and Non-Runnels students grades K-6)

June 3-7  l  9:00 – 3:00

Single Child: $175 / Multiple children: $150 each for two; $130 each for three or more

Before care (8:00) and aftercare (until 5:00) available at an additional charge ($25 each for the week or both before and after care: $40 for the week).

Students will perform for an audience on the last day in the Drama Room at 2:00 p.m.

Contact: Julie Horridge  l  j.horridge@runnels.org  l   985-290-3887

Think Sm"ART" at Runnels

(Open to Runnels and Non-Runnels students grades 2-7.)

Session 1 - June 10-14  I  8:00 am - 3:30 pm, aftercare available until 5:30 pm (for an additional cost)

Session 2 - June 17 - 21  I  8:00 am - 3:30 pm, aftercare available until 5:30 pm (for an additional cost)

Led by professional art teachers, including Sydney McGraw, a 2010 Runnels alumna. Students will explore different forms of art and will be challenged to try new techniques during the week-long sessions. 

Cost: $180 per week / apron included  l  Aftercare to 5:30 (for an additional cost)

Contact: Sydney McGraw  l  s.mcgraw@runnels.org.

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BUDDING ARTIST CAMP 

(Open to Runnels and non-Runnels students in Pre-K through 2nd grade)

June 17-21  l  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Cost:  $125/week per child

Each day will feature different famous artists as inspiration for their class work and include multiple forms of art media including painting, drawing, collage, and sculpture. The class will include an art apron, a piece of work on canvas, and a portfolio folder to bring their collection of work home on Friday. 

Led by:  Runnels preschool teachers Laura Russell and Danielle Banquer.  

Contact:  Laura Russell  l  l.russell@runnels.org

ATHLETICS

Basketball Camp 

(Open to Runnels and non-Runnels students grades 4-8)

June 3 - 6  l  9:00 am - noon

Cost:  $100 - Make checks payable to Runnels Basketball.

Led by varsity basketball and baseball coach Ben Young.  

Contact:  Ben Young  l  b.young2@runnels.org 

JR/SR HIGH SUMMER ATHLETIC CONDITIONING AVAILABLE FOR RUNNELS ATHLETES

Boys/Girls

Cross Country (XC) Summer Training and Conditioning 
(Open to Runnels students entering grades 5-12.)

XC Highland Road Park Group Runs

Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays  l  May 29, 31 June 10,12,14,17,19 July 1, 3, 22, 24, 26 Aug. 2, 5  l  8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
 
Free of charge 
 
Bring a towel, water, and a good pair of running shoes
 
Led by:  Runnels Cross Country Head Coach Julie Fink /  2018 Girls Cross Country All-Metro Coach of the Year
 
Contact Julie Fink  l  j.fink@runnels.org  l  225-955-0879

 

SOCCER WITH ESTUARDO SILVA 

(Open to Runnels students entering grades 7-12.)

Super 7 program open for high school students and incoming 7th and 8th graders. This is run by Baton Rouge Soccer Club but Coach Silva will be coaching and will be in charge of registration, practices, etc., for the Runnels team(s). The program lasts 6-7 weeks. More information will be available soon. 

Contact:  Estuardo Silva  l  e.silva@runnels.org

POWERLIFTING 

Open to Runnels students entering grades 7th - 12th)

Strength camp for beginners, veterans, boys and girls.  Purpose of the camp is to increase core strength, balance, agility, and overall strength.  Athletes will engage in a variety of resistance style exercises as well as learning the techniques of the sport of Powerlifting.  

Mondays and Thursdays  l  June 3 - August 8  l  6 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost:  $165 - Make checks payable to Runnels and note powerlifting camp. Drop off checks to Pamela Babcock in the High School Office.

Led by varsity powerlifting coach Mitch Reeves.  

Contact:  Mitch Reeves  l  m.reeves2@runnels.org 

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