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Otterbein University Offers 2014 Summer Camps

April 25, 2014

Westerville, OH—Otterbein University opens its campus and welcomes summer campers to experience fun and learning again this year. For more information, or to register online, visit www.otterbein.edu/summercamps or call (614) 823-1371.

The camps are as follows:

Horsing around: An Otterbein Equine Science Camp

Dates: June 9-13, June 16-20, June 23-27, July 14-18, July 21-25, July 28-Aug. 1
Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (On Fridays, parents are invited to attend an end-of-camp horse show at 2 p.m. Pizza will be served.)
Audience: Ages 10 through entering high school seniors
Maximum capacity for each camp: 10
Location: Otterbein University’s Knowlton Center for Equine Science, 600 N. Spring Rd.
Costs: $399

Love horses? Back by popular demand, Otterbein University’s Equine Science Camp will show horse enthusiasts the time of their lives! This English riding camp is a perfect fit for middle school students who love to compete, but it is also a great opportunity for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders and high school students who just want to ride. Campers will ride an hour and a half to two hours each day and learn the ins and outs of horse handling. Equine nutrition, braiding, equine first aid and general horse care are emphasized in this hands-on course. This is a competitively priced academic camp that is sure to sharpen your equine skills. Just choose the camp week that best suits your schedule and register before it fills up!

Otterbein Summer Music Experience

Dates: June 23-27
Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Audience: Entering 9th, 10th, 11 th, 12th grade
Location: Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St.
Cost: $350

Calling all musicians! Otterbein University is excited to offer its second annual summer music camp, offered by the Department of Music faculty. The camp caters to string players (violin, viola, cello, double bass and electric bass); guitarists (classical and jazz); flutists (classical and jazz); composers; pianists (classical and jazz); and classical vocalists. The camp offers students pre-college music training, and each area will offer a diverse series of classes. Additionally, there will be a daily theory and aural skills classes. The camp will culminate with a student recital that will be free and open to the public.

Pick one of the following:

  • Boot Camp for Strings
  • Boot Camp for Guitarists
  • Piano Camp
  • Vocal Camp
  • Flute Choir Experience

Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented™ at Otterbein University

Dates: June 15-21

  • Audience: Entering 11th or 12th grade
  • Location: Otterbein University (multiple venues)
  • Contact: Suzanne Palmer at spalmer@worthington.k12.oh.us

The 2014 Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented™ at Otterbein University offers rising high school juniors and seniors opportunities for career exploration through a unique program comprised of classes, seminars and workshops on the arts, sciences and humanities. Taking place in multiple venues throughout Otterbein’s campus, this residential program encourages social interaction and peer discussion so that students can be challenged intellectually and artistically and develop a better understanding of the role of their abilities and talents in their lives and in society.

Athletic Camps

Basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer and volleyball! More details and registration at www.otterbeincardinals.com.

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Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (summer)

Contact
p/ 614.823.1600
f/ 614.823.1360

Media Inquiries
Jenny Hill
Director of Marketing and Communications
p/ 614.823.1284
e/ jhill@otterbein.edu

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