CSU Happenings July 17-21

JULY 17-21 - SUMMER CAMPS CONTINUE WITH NEW SET OF PROGRAMS
A new menu of Columbus State University Continuing Education summer camps will feature astronomy, finance, basketball and fine art. For more information on the camps listed below, including how to register, contact CSU Continuing Education at 706-568-2023 or visit http://conted.colstate.edu. To contact the Rankin Arts Center, call 706-641-4000.

  • BASKETBALL SHOOTERS CAMP (July 17-19)
    CSU athletic director Herbert Greene will direct a basketball Shooters Camp for boys and girls ages 12-18, 6-9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday in the Lumpkin Center. The camp will cover spot shooting, shooting from the dribble, three-point shooting and free throws. The fee is $85 per person.
  • HERBERT GREENE BASKETBALL CAMP (July 17-20)
    In addition to the shooters camp, CSU athletic director Herbert Greene will direct the annual Herbert Greene Basketball Camp for ages 4-18, 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Thursday in the Lumpkin Center. The camp will provide an opportunity for boys and girls to improve their fundamental skills in shooting, dribbling, passing and team positions. Daily game scrimmages also will take place. Other collegiate coaches and CSU players will join Greene in providing instruction. The fee is $100 per person. Call Jimbo Davis at 706-568-2317 for information about team enrollment.
  • SPACELAND TO FEATURE PLANETARY SURFACES
    CSUs Coca-Cola Space Science Center will stage Spaceland for students entering grades 3-4, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the center, 701 Front Ave., Columbus. Participants will discover the uniqueness of the planets by flying Challenger Learning Center missions, designing and creating models of planetary surfaces, and building and launching model rockets. Campers also will tour the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Ga. The fee is $205 per person.
  • ARTS EXPLORERS: FAITH RINGGOLD
    CSUs Rankin Arts Center continues its Arts Explorers series with Faith Ringgold for students entering grades K-2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Rankin Arts Center, 1004 Broadway, second floor, Columbus. Campers will learn about and create in the spirit of Ringgold, an American artist who began her career more than 35 years ago as a painter. Today, she is best known for her painted story quilts art that combines painting, quilted fabric and storytelling. The fee is $125 per person.
  • TAKING UP SPACE TO COVER SCULPTURE, 3-D DESIGN
    Columbus State Universitys Rankin Arts Center will host Taking Up Space, a camp targeting students entering grades 5-7, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday Through Friday at the Rankin Arts Center, 1004 Broadway, second floor, Columbus. Participants will learn the fundamentals of sculpture and 3-D design, via found objects, as well as clay, plaster, metal, wire and papier-mache. The fee is $75 per person.
  • WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? TO EXPLORE BANKING WORLD
    CSU Continuing Education will showcase the business of banking in Who Wants to be a Millionaire, for ages 7-10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center. The camp will include a tour behind the scenes of a local bank and insight into how financial institutions turn clients pennies into dollars. The fee is $125 per person.