CSU Happenings for July 12-16

JULY 12 — Astronomy Night at Callaway Gardens

JULY 14 — Oxbow Meadows’ Wild Wednesdays Series Continues
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center continues its Wild Wednesdays weekly series 10 a.m. Wednesday as Amy Kowatch of Fort Benning’s Parent to Parent organization reads Are You My Mother? Following the story-reading, participants will build bird feeders. The series, based on story-reading, craft projects and other activities, is designed for ages 5-10. However, all ages are welcome. Each program costs $5 per child. Space is limited and each participant must be accompanied by an adult. Call 706-687-4090 to make a reservation. The center is located at 3535 South Lumpkin Road. For more information, go to http://www.oxbow.colstate.edu.

JULY 15-16 - Main Campus Residence Life Orientation
Columbus State will hold an orientation Thursday and Friday, July 15-16, for new students entering CSU this fall and residing in main-campus apartments. Check-in is 8:30-10 a.m. in the University Hall gallery. Academic advisement and course registration on the second day will conclude the orientations. The cost is $100 per student and $70 per accompanying family member. Guests must use alternative overnight accommodations. For more information, call 706-562-1491 or 706-568-2180, e-mail orientation@ColumbusState.edu or go to http://orientation.colstate.edu/.


THROUGH JULY 30 — Activ8, Space, Sports Camps

Columbus State University weekly summer camps for children and young teens continues with Continuing Education’s Activ8 series, space camps at CSU’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center and sports camps coordinated by the CSU athletic department. Following the Independence Day observance, camps resume Tuesday, July 6 and run weekly through July 30. For more information, go to:

http://www.activ8er.com for Activ8 camps
http://www.ccssc.org/summercamps.html for space camps
http://www.csucougars.com/information/camps_clinics for sports camps

In addition to the websites, call 706-507-8070 for more information. A catalog of all continuing education courses is available for download at http://conted.colstate.edu.


Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will stage an evening of stargazing and planet viewing 9 p.m. Monday from Callaway Gardens’ Overlook Pavilion near Pine Mountain. The program is free and part of the center’s weekly, Monday series at Callaway. For more information, call 706-649-1470 or go to http://www.ccssc.org.