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2022 SUMMER CAMPS

Nicholls State University is excited to announce that we will have 2022 summer camps!  Please continue to check our website with updates on new specialized camps.  Registration is open!

Become a COLONEL CAMPER! If you are a parent looking for all-day summer care for your K-8th grader (camper must be 5 years old before the start of camp), there are options for you. Fun-filled days will keep your camper content, and parents can rest easy that their kids are in great hands! Space is limited, so register early! 

Please call 448-4444 or email continuing.ed@nicholls.edu to register your camper!

Campers will swim, play games and sports, use computer labs, do arts & crafts, engage in educational enriched sessions along with many other exciting activities.  Please see below the different options available for your camper.  Enroll today!

Office of Continuing Education’s summer camp policies

Want to be a part of our 2022 Seasonal CAMP STAFF?

COLONEL CAMPER

A full-day program with academics in the morning, lunch and fun recreation activities in the afternoon.   8 weeks for academics will be offered along with a 9 week option.  

Dates: 8 week option will begin May 31- July 22, 2022 or  9 week option May 31 to July 29, 2022

Please register your camper into the grade level they will be entering in fall 2022.

 Lunch will be provided by  Galliano dining hall employees along with a daily snack. One simple registration is all that’s required.  Payment in full is required by Friday, May 13, 2022 along with the camper medical form.

Registration in this program also includes one camp t-shirt, daily lunch, daily snacks and special events.   Discount for siblings is offered.

Space is limited so register now!

Ages:

Youth entering K- to 7th-grade (campers must be 5 years old to attend camp)

Dates and Options for Summer 2022:

8  Weeks Colonel Camper Program OR Colonel Camper Extreme

Dates: May 31 to July 22, 2022

Time: 7:50 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (drop off begins at 7:00 am)

Fees: $1,225.00 — 8 week program
**$1,125.00 (Sibling Discount) **
**1st Camper will be $1,225.00 and  2nd/3rd sibling campers will be at the discount rate of $1,125.00 each**

9 Weeks Colonel Camper Program OR Colonel Camper Extreme

Dates: May 31 to July 29, 2022 
(Academics will be offered for the first 8 weeks for those enrolled in Colonel Camper and the 9th week will be filled with fun sports & activities)

Time: 7:50 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (drop off begins at 7:00 am)

Fees: $1,350.00 — 9 week program
**$1,250.00 (Sibling Discount)**
**1st Camper will be $1,350.00 and  2nd/3rd sibling campers will be at the discount rate of $1,250.00 each**

 Place:  Drop-off and Pick-up will be in front of Shaver Gym (Acadia Drive)

 Timely pick-up is required.

 **NOTE: WHEN REGISTERING, REGISTER THE CHILD’S NAME NOT THE GUARDIAN. IF YOU ARE REGISTERING MORE THAN ONE CHILD, REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY UNDER HIS OR HER OWN REGISTRATION.  

Credit Card payment is available on-line.

REGISTER HERE

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)

COLONEL CAMPER EXTREME

A full-day program with sports and recreation focus.  8 or 9 week option is available.  

Dates: 8 week option will begin May 31- July 22, 2022 or        
9 week option May 31 to July 29, 2022

Lunch will be provided by  Galliano dining hall employees along with a daily snack. One simple registration is all that is required.  Payment in full is required by Friday, May 13, 2022 along with the camper medical form.

Registration in this program also includes one camp t-shirt, daily lunch, daily snacks and special events.   Discount for siblings is offered.

The University and camp will be closed on Friday, June 17th for Juneteenth Day and Monday, July 4th, 2022 for Independence Day.

Space is limited so register now!

Ages:

Youth entering K- to 7th-grade (campers must be 5 years old to attend camp)

COLONEL CAMPER EXTREME Monthly or Weekly Options

MONTHLY OPTION:  A full-day program with sports and recreation focus.  Offering two 4 week options.

Dates: May 31 – June 24, 2022 OR June 27 – July 22, 2022   

Fees:  $750.00 per month (June or July)

WEEKLY OPTION:  Full-day and half-day sessions with sports and recreation focus are available.  

Week #1:  May 31 – June 3, 2022
Week #2:  June 6 – 10, 2022
Week #3:  June 13 – 16, 2022
Week #4:  June 20 – 24, 2022
Week #5:  June 27 – July 2, 2022
Week #6:  July 5 – 8, 2022
Week #7:  July 11 – 15, 2022
Week #8:  July 18 – 22, 2022
Week #9:  July 25 – 29, 2022

Fees:  $220.00 per week for full day OR $110.00 per week for half-day (morning or afternoon options)

Lunch will be provided by  Galliano dining hall employees along with a daily snack for full-day campers. One simple registration is all that is required.  Payment in full is required one week before the beginning of each camp along with the camper medical form.

Registration in this program also includes daily lunch (full day only), daily snacks and special events.   

Space is limited so register now!

Ages:

Youth entering K- to 7th-grade (campers must be 5 years old to attend camp)

COLONEL ACADEMY

A half-day program with academic focus.  Camper will be with a certified teacher to get a head start for the fall 2022 school year.  Please register camper in the grade level they will be entering in fall 2022,

Dates: 8 weeks beginning May 31 – July 22, 2022
Times:  7:50 a.m. to 11:35 a.m. (drop off begins at 7:00 am)
Fee:  $675.00 per camper

Payment in full is required by Friday, May 13, 2022 along with the camper medical form.
Space is limited so register now!

Ages:

Youth entering K- to 6th-grade (campers must be 5 years old to attend camp)
Office of Continuing Education’s summer camp policies.

CAMP CULINARY

For your future chef!  Camp Culinary!

SESSION 1 – BACK TO BASICS:  Explore cooking techniques for the beginning junior chef.  Campers will learn how to properly sear, grill, sauté and roast.  Perfect for the camper that wants to learn to cook but does not know where to start. Campers will learn basic cooking techniques and will prepare a wide range of beginner recipes.  Junior chefs will work together with other campers in a fund, hands-on environment lead by our own institute’s Chef Amelie Zeringue and Chef Tammy Rink.

Menu:  Italian Pizzas, Seared Port Tenderloin, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Cookies and many more!

Ages:  8 to 13 years old
Dates:  July 11 – 14, 2022
Time:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  Lanny Ledet Building
Fees:  $280.00

SESSION 2 – TASTE OF HOME:   Does your camper love the flavors of Cajun, Creole and Southern Food?  This camp, junior chefs learn classic dishes that are synonymous with the rich culinary heritage of Louisiana. Campers will learn how to properly prepare iconic dishes of Louisiana’s rich culinary heritage. Junior chefs will work together with other campers in a fun, hands-on environment led by our own institute’s Chef Amelie Zerinuge and Chef Tammy Rink.

Menu:  Gumbo, Jambalaya, Red Beans and Rice, Strawberry Shortcake and many more!

Ages:  8 to 13 years old
Dates:  July 18 – 21, 2022
Time:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  Lanny Ledet Building
Fees:  $280.00

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)

WHEEL THROWING - CERAMICS CAMP

Campers will learn to use the pottery wheel to form cylinders as base knowledge for wheel throwing.  Sample work will be throwing a cylinder, cup or bowl.  They will glaze and decorate their pottery creation.  On Friday campers will have an art show in Talbot Hall gallery.  

Dates:  July 11-15, 2022
Times: Session 1:   9:00 am to 12:00pm
                Session 2:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  109 Talbot Hall
Ages:   Session 1:   5 to 8 years old
              Session 2:  9 to 16 years old
Fee:  $200.00 (includes supply fee)

CERAMIC CAMP -- HANDBUILDING

Campers will learn different ceramics applications of hand-building clay techniques.  They will create a mug/cup with a snack plate.  Campers will learn how to decorate and glaze their clay forms.  An art show will be on Friday in Talbot Hall gallery.  Register your camper now!

Dates:  July 18-22, 2022
Times: Session 1:   9:00 am to 12:00pm
                Session 2:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  109 Talbot Hall
Ages:   Session 1:   5 to 8 years old
              Session 2:  9 to 16 years old
Fee:  $200.00 (includes supply fee)

WEARABLE ART CAMP

Campers will learn about exploring self expression through art in the form of clothing.  Campers will work of a different clothing art project each day of camp.  On the final day there will be an art/fashion show in the Talbot Hall gallery.  Akira Crosby, a Nicholls art student, will be instructor for these two art camps.  

                                                                          Dates:   June 6 – 10, 2022
                                                                          Times:    Session 1:  9:00 am to 12:00 pm
                 Session 2:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  108 Talbot Hall
Ages:   Session 1:  5 to 8 years old
              Session 2:  9 to 16 years old
Fee:  $175.00 (includes supply fee)

I AM an ARTIST CAMP

Your camper will be encouraged to self-navigate artistic abilities and explore what they like most about being creative.  Campers will discuss their interest in art and learn about drawing, painting, along with other art projects and on their final day have an art show in Talbot Hall gallery.  This camp will be lead by Akira Crosby, a senior Nicholls art student.

Dates:  June 27 – July 1, 2022
Times: Session 1:   9:00 am to 12:00pm
                Session 2:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  108 Talbot Hall
Ages:   Session 1:   5 to 8 years old
              Session 2:  9 to 16 years old
Fee:  $175.00 (includes supply fee)

GREEN ART CAMP

Your camper will be introduced to art work using recycled materials along with creating unique art pieces.  Each day they will do a different green art project and on Friday they will have an art show in Talbot Hall gallery.  Sign your camper up today!

Dates:  July 5 to 8, 2022
Times: Session 1:   9:00 am to 12:00pm
                Session 2:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  108 Talbot Hall
Ages:   Session 1:   5 to 8 years old
              Session 2:  9 to 16 years old
Fee:  $175.00 (includes supply fee)

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)

HANDS-ON SCIENCE EXPLORATION CAMP

Let your campers be scientist by participating in this cool, super fun hands-on science activities and experiments.  They will also explore the interesting scientific world of microscopy!   Sign up today!

Dates:  June 6 – 9, 2022
Times:  9:00 am to 11:30 am
Location:  TBA
Ages:  7 years old to 14 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)

MOSAIC ART CAMP

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Welcome to a world of mosaics!  Campers will have an amazing time learning about mesmerizing mosaic artwork of famous artists and creating their own masterpieces showcasing dazzling colors, distinctive aesthetics, neat geometrics forms, and fun and ornate patterns.

Dates:  June 6 – 9, 2022
Times:  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages:  7 years old to 17 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)

Medical Form 2022 (pdf) 

GREEN SCREEN VIDEO CAMP

Campers will take a glimpse into a fascinating world of video production “magic” by having hands-on fun with basic green-screen technology using simple tools and techniques.  Campers will touch on story-boarding, scriptwriting, filming and acting out mini-commercials with their fellow video-crew campmates all for fun!  Enroll now in the popular camp!

Dates:  July 11 – 14, 2022
Times:  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ages:  7 to 17 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)
Location:  Powell Hall, Gros Auditorium  

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)  

 

 

JUNIOR COLONEL CHEER CAMP

Come yell, jump and flip with the Nicholls cheerleaders at the Nicholls Junior Colonel Cheerleader Camp. Campers will learn basic cheerleading skills, including motion technique, jumps and stunts. Instructors will also teach cheer routines to the campers.  Registration fee includes a camp t-shirt and snacks.  Enroll your cheerleader today!

Dates:     June 14 – 16, 2022
Times:     8:30 am to 11:30 am (registration begins at 8:00 am)   
Ages:    4 to 14 years old
Fee:    $100.00
Location:  Harold J. Callais Recreation Center

Medical Form 2022 (pdf) 

DRAWING CAMPS – ART

These three drawing camps are perfect for the camper who wants to learn about the art of drawing!  Campers will have an amazing time learning various  drawing styles and along with other fun but educational instructions.

 

SESSION 1: Drawing Camp – Animal Planet Art:  Journey with us through a fascinating world of land and aerial animals (big & small, wild and tame) as we learn about drawing subjects & capture them in fun & educational step-by-step instructional drawing lessons, both realistic style & cartoon style. 

Dates:  June 13-16, 2022
Times:  9:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages:  7 years old to 17 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)

   REGISTER HERE                             Medical Form 2022 (pdf) 

 

SESSION 2: Drawing Camp – Under the Sea Art:  Dive with us to discover amazing under sea creatures and their aquatic surroundings (real and fiction) as we learn about drawing subjects and capture them in fun and educational step-by-step instructional drawing lessons, both realistic style and cartoon style. 

Dates:  June 27-30, 2022
Times:  9:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages:  7 years old to 17 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)

   REGISTER HERE                             Medical Form 2022 (pdf) 

SESSION 3:  Drawing Camp – Out of this World Art:  Fly with us as we venture out of this world drawing superheroes, movie and game characters and astronomical objects in both realistic style and cartoon style, following fun and educational step-by-step instruction.

Dates:  July 18-21, 2022
Times:  9:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages:  7 years old to 17 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)

Medical Form 2022 (pdf) 

OPTICAL ILLUSION ART CAMP

Welcome to a fabulous world of art illusions!  Optical Illusion Art Camp will inspire campers to creatively achieve making fascinating artwork that seems to be something (which does not exist or is other than it appears), using art skills which sharpen focus and concentration power!

Dates:  July 11 – 14, 2022
Time:  9:00 am to 11:30 am
Fee:     $165.00 (includes supply fee)
Ages:  7 years old to 17 years old
Location:  TBA

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)  

MEDICAL SCIENCE ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY CAMPS

For your future nurse or doctor! This camp is appropriate for anyone interested in understanding the human body or are aspiring to careers in the medical field.  Campers will explore the structures of the body using hands-on models and dissections.  Experiments will be conducted by the campers to gain understanding of the complex physiology within our cells.  Experiences may be differentiated to be age and grade level appropriate.

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Session 1:  Basic — Topics covered: cells, skin, bones and muscles.
Session 2:  Intermediate — Topics covered: heart, lungs and digestion.

Instructor:  Mrs. Lilah T. Landry – Biology

SESSION 1 – BASIC:
Ages:  8 to 12 years old
Dates:  TBA
Time:  9:00 am to 11:30 am  (AM Session)
Location:  203 Gouaux Hall
Fees:  $155.00

SESSION 2 – INTERMEDIATE:
Ages:  8 to 12 years old
Dates:  TBA
Time:  9:00 am to 11:30 am  (AM Session)
Location:  203 Gouaux Hall
Fees:  $155.00     

Medical Form 2022 (pdf) 

COMPUTER CODING CAMP

In Coding Camp, your camper will learn how to program their own interactive games, stories and animations!  They will be able to share their creations with others.  This camp will help your young computer coder learn to think creatively, reason systematically and work collaboratively – essential skills for life!

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Dates:    June 20 – 23,  2022
Times:    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages:   9 to 15 years old
Location:   109 Powell Hall
Instructor:   Terry Evans
Fee:  $100.00

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)   

CHESS CAMPS

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Come learn the art of chess with an instructor who earned the title of National Master from the United State Chess Federation in 1985 and has written two books on chess.  Mike Papa teaches at several local elementary schools and gives private lessons to people at all ages. In these camps, he will teach all beginners how to play and help other improve their games by instruction and holding tournaments.  If your camper is a chess enthusiast or new to chess, this camp is the best to further your campers skills and knowledge! 

Dates:    Session 1: June 6 – 9, 2022
                 Session 2:  July 11 – 14, 2022
                 Session 3:  July 18 – 21, 2022
Times:    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm 
Location:    TBA                           
Ages:   7 to 17 years old
Fee:   $200.00 per session

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)   

 

STEM DESIGN CHALLENGE CAMPS

Campers will have a blast with the combination of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for lots of innovative hands-on learning and problem solving FUN by designing and building cool structures out of everyday items and justifying their designs.  Let your camper be challenged while learning in this very enjoyable camp!

SESSION 1:
Dates: 
June 20 – 23, 2022
Time: (AM Session)  9:00 am to 11:30 am
Fee:     $165.00 (includes supply fee)
Ages:  7 years old to 14 years old
Location:  Student Union – Room 3

SESSION 2:

Dates:  June 20 – 23, 2022
Time: (PM Session)  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Fee:     $165.00 (includes supply fee)
Ages:  7 years old to 14 years old
Location:  Student Union – Room 3

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)

CROSS COUNTRY FUNDAMENTAL SUMMER CAMP

This cross country camp will assess your athletes’ ability level in distance running, teach fundamental running mechanics and skills needed to improve as a cross country and distance track & field athlete. Many of the skills that will be worked on will benefit the athletes’ performance in other sports as well. 

Camp will be led by Head Track & Field and Cross Country Stefanie Slekis; along with other staff members, current cross country student-athletes and experienced distance runners. Each camper will leave with a suggested summer training plan based on their ability level and a better understanding of how to establish process and outcome goals to improve as an athlete in any sport.  Sign up your camper now!

Dates: June 13 – 16, 2022
Time:  
7:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages: 
 10 to 17 years old
Fee:  
$180.00
Location:  
Century Club Room

REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMPS HERE

SOCCER DAY CAMPS

Your soccer player will learn both offensive and defensive soccer fundamental skills during these four day camps.  These camps will be lead by Nicholls Head Coach Robert Podeyn and members of the Colonel Soccer team.  Sessions will focus on the responsibilities of each position, technique and tactics.  Register your camper now!

SESSION 1 – 1/2 DAY SOCCER CAMP:
Dates:  June 13 – 16, 2022
Time:  9 am to 12 pm
Ages:  6 to 12 years old
Fee:  $160.00
Location:  Nicholls Soccer Complex
 
SESSION 2 – FULL DAY SOCCER CAMP:
Dates:  July 11 – 14, 2022
Time:  9 am to 4 pm  (includes lunch)
Ages:  8 to 12 years old
Fee:  $225.00
Location:  Nicholls Soccer Complex

Additional youth soccer specialized camps are listed on Continuing Education’s main page.

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)

NICHOLLS CHOIR CAMP

SESSION 1 – CHOIR CAMP — PITCH:  Come learn and enjoy the spectacular art of singing with Nicholls Choirs! Campers will have an amazing time working with students of Nicholls Choirs and with Dr. John St. Marie, an accomplished and versatile musician, conductor, and educator. Singers will learn songs Monday-Thursday of the week and will have a free concert open to the public on Friday, June 10th at 5:30 p.m. 

Dates:  June 6 –10, 2022
Times:  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages:  13 years old to 18 years old
Instructor:  Dr. John St Marie
Fee:  $165.00 (includes camp t-shirt & daily snack )

SESSION  2 – CHOIR CAMP:
In addition to the choir camp, campers can also sign up to get individualized singing instruction from Dr. St. Marie and may be selected to sing solos and duets at the concert. Camper will start on June 3rd, and after registration closes, Dr. St. Marie will reach out to campers/campers’ parents by email to discuss a time to meet, pick out music and have an hour lesson.  Additionally, campers will stay after PITCH camp each day until 6:00 pm.

Dates:  June 3rd & June 6-10, 2022
Time:  4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ages:  13 to 18 years old
Fee:  $40.00 (in addition to $165.00)
Location: Talbot Hall
Instructor: Dr. John St. Marie

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:   May 23, 2022

Theme:  The Elements 
Each day campers will have a different “Element” theme.  A detailed schedule will be sent one week prior to camp.

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)

JUST for FUN CREATIVITY CAMPS

Campers will have a great time making super-fun “arts and crafts” projects, under directional step-by-step instruction and various themes, alternating with freestyle projects in a crafty Makerspace.  Each session will do different arts and crafts projects.  Register your camper for ALL three today!

SESSION 1:
Dates:  June 13-16, 2022
Times:  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ages:  7 years old to 17 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)

SESSION 2:
Dates:  June 27-30, 2022
Times:  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ages:  7 years old to 17 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)

SESSION 3:
Dates:  July 18-21, 2022
Times:  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ages:  7 years old to 17 years old
Instructor:  Alison Dempster
Fee:  $165.00 (includes supply fee)

Medical Form 2022 (pdf)

2022 Camps hosted at Nicholls State University

CONTACT INFORMATION

Continuing Education

Office Location:
125 Elkins Hall
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2119
Thibodaux, LA 70310
Phone: 985-448-4444
Email: continuing.ed@nicholls.edu
Fax: 985-448-4552
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

OFFICE LOCATION