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Game Design Camp and Leadership Camps Planned at the U of M, Crookston for June and July 2007
March 19, 2007

What: Game Design Camp and Leadership Camps Planned

When: June 24-30, 2007, June 10-15, 2007 and July 8-14, 2007

Contact: Pam Holsinger Fuchs, vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management, 218-281-8505 (pholsing@umn.edu) Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)


CROOKSTON, Minn. (March 8, 2007) – High school students can explore computer game design or hone their leadership skills at camps offered on the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) campus during June and July 2007. 
 
Game Design Camp, scheduled for June 24-30, 2007, will provide students the opportunity to learn about the math and physics behind simulating the natural world, fundamentals of how a game works and how to program simple games. This camp also features hands-on training of commercial game editors and overall game design.
 
The camp is open to students in grades 9-12 and is sponsored by the UMC Math, Science and Technology Department.
 
To learn more about Game Design Camp, visit www.UMCrookston.edu/camps/gamedesign.htm or call 218-281-8380.
 
Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) Summer Leadership Camp will take place June 10-15, 2007. The theme for this year’s camps is "Lifetime to Lead. These leadership camps challenge students to find the strengths within, to forever grow upon these strengths, and to use these strengths to lead "outside the box" and inspire others.
 
For students in grades 9-12, the camps are committed to building transferable and valuable skills, allowing students to make positive impacts in their schools, communities, and the world.
To find out more about the STLF Summer Leadership Camp, visit www.UMCrookston.edu/camps/stlf.htm or call 701-361-7274.
Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp will be held July 8-14, 2007, and is designed for students age 16-18.
This residential camp is a week of intensive leadership training, a combination of challenging physical and mental activities. Outstanding speakers from all over the region, discussion groups, and sessions with volunteer Rotarian staff members are just a few of the sources for individual development.
The Crookston Rotary Club and Rotary International, District 5580, sponsors the camp.
More information about Camp RYLA is available at www.UMCrookston.edu/camps/ryla.htm   or by calling 218-281-8585.