Southeastern to host Camp Rec. July 30 – August 3

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
Date: June 20, 2012


     HAMMOND –Southeastern Louisiana University's Department of Recreational Sports and Wellness is hosting the "Back to School Blast," a week-long camp July 30 – August 3.        Created for children ages 5 to 12, the "Back to School Blast" is an option for parents looking for one last camp before school starts.

     Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, Camp Rec. will have a variety of activities planned throughout the week at the Pennington Student Activity Center, located at the corner of University Avenue and General Pershing Avenue. Amy Oberschmidt, assistant director of Guest Services, said activities include outdoor adventures, field day games, arts and crafts, health and fitness talks, relay races, a talent show, water fun, a quiz bowl and pizza day.

     "Camp Rec. appeals to parents because of its unique educational and recreational components," said Oberschmidt. "With its highly qualified professional and student staff, Southeastern's Recreational Sports and Wellness Department is able to provide a very structured camp experience that includes loads of fun and a healthy dose of wellness education."

     Oberschmidt said registration for Camp Rec. includes breakfast, lunch and snacks each day. Early camper drop-off and pick-up are provided at 6:50 a.m. and 5:45 p.m., respectively.

     Registration for the camp is $125, with a $15 discount for each additional sibling per family. To register or for more information, call 985-549-5591 or visit the membership desk at the Pennington Student Activity Center.

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