UW-Whitewater at Rock County Now Registering for Summer Day Camps, Clinics and Classes

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County is proud to announce that registration is now open for summer day camps, clinics and classes for children, teens and adults at the Rock County campus location on Kellogg Avenue.

“From athletics, music and technology for kids, to yoga and photography for adults, Rock County is offering a little something for everyone right here in Janesville,” said Molly Cook, summer camps director at the Rock County campus.  “We are proud of our lineup of events and are looking forward to serving the summer fun-in-education needs of our community.”

A complete list of programs and details can be found at www.uww.edu/ce/rock-county/rock-summer. Highlights are below:

For Kids

Sports Camps:

  • Boys, Girls and Co-Ed Basketball—Four sessions for various ages
  • Co-Ed Soccer – June 24-27 for ages 6-12

Other Camps:

  • College For Kids—For grades 1-5 and 6-9, July 29-August 2. Activities include music, science, technology and more.
  • Gamer Clinic—For grades 5-9, June 24-28. Tap into your passion for gaming. Design, produce and improve your problem solving and logical thinking as you learn game design basics and play games like Fortnite!
  • Latinos Fun-idos!—For grades 1-5 and 6-9, July 8-12. Explore Latino culture through language, games, dance, art and foods. Each day a new Latino culture.
  • Radio Clinic—For grades 1-5 and 6-9, June 24-28. Podcasts, digital production and audio tools, broadcasting and more.  Do you want to be a YouTube or Social Media star? You need the tools: learn how here.
  • Rock Pop Beyond—Two sessions for grades 3-8, July 15-19 and 22-26. Take one or both and learn to sing and play rock, pop and folk and delve into the fundamentals of songwriting, music arrangement, software and collaboration. Bring your instruments if you have them or use ours. Each session ends with a free concert open to parents and the public.
  • Video Game Art—For grades 1-5, June 24-28. Games are an art form. Explore the principles of fine art as they apply to your favorite genre: learn to draw, shade, color and create artwork for video games.
  • Waterways Rock—For grades 1-5 and 6-9, July 8-12. Learn about wildlife sustainability and our Wisconsin Waterways through hands-on projects, exploration and fun. Prepare to get wet and go outside as you build terrariums, use Enviroscapes to make it rain, catch aquatic organisms and more.

For Adults:

  • Life Story Writing Class—Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 18-July 11. Celebrate your life and learn to share your stories two pages at a time.
  • Photograph Wisconsin—Take a day trip to Madison on Saturday, June 15, to learn tips, tricks and techniques to improve your skills and become familiar with your digital camera. Great trip for beginners with a returning favorite teacher and professional photographer, Michelle LaVigne.
  • Yoga Sessions—So many to choose from! Pick your level, your preferred method of practice and your favorite days and times.

About UW-Whitewater

At the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater we inspire, engage and transform lives. Our higher education mission began more than 150 years ago, and we now serve more than 13,000 students at our Whitewater and Rock County campuses, with 90 percent of our graduates staying in the region after earning their degree. The Warhawk family—led by caring faculty and staff—is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs. We offer more than 170 undergraduate and graduate majors and minors as well as an education specialist and a doctoral degree. One of only four Public Colleges of Distinction in the state, the university boasts small class sizes (20:1 ratio in 2017), is ranked one of the top 15 public regional colleges in the Midwest by the U.S. New & World Report (2019), and is the top-ranked college in the state for serving students with disabilities

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