2017 Summer Camps
Academics and Technology:
Adventures in Spanish Culture -- Students will explore Foods, Shopping, Holidays, and Music & Arts from various Spanish countries. Trips to local restaurants, museums, and shops will be included. Each day a different “Adventure” will take place. You don’t have to know any Spanish to take this trip (but you will pick up some as you come along)! This camp runs Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Lunch is included. For more information contact Diane White at diane.white@LHNLions.org.
Chess Camp – Whether you are already a chess player or a novice, you’ll learn something new on the chessboard. Learn new strategies for playing the royal board game. For more information contact LHNSummerCamp@LHNLions.org.
Keyboarding & Movie Making -- Typing skills using the standard qwerty keyboard are practiced with drills that help students develop muscle memory for each letter of the alphabet and basic punctuation. The goal of this class is for students to be able to type with all ten fingers and to improve their accuracy and speed.
Movie Making is the second half of the camp. iMovie is the platform. Your imagination will soar as you create videos to enjoy and share with others. For further information, contact Dottie Burroughs at dottie.burroughs@LHNLions.org.
Robotics Camp provides opportunities for students to BUILD working robots using LEGO Mindstorms NXT kits. Students will PROGRAM the robots to perform simple tasks, and TROUBLESHOOT and problem solve as they tweak and fix. Students will learn important thinking and life skills as they learn to work and "play" together. This camp may be repeated multiple times, at different ability levels. We have LOTS of great projects at all levels: Beginner, Medium, and Advanced. For more information contact Paul Stuenkel at paul.stuenkel@LHNLions.org.
Science Camp - Magic School bus and beyond – Come explore kitchen chemistry, the water cycle, inside the body or out beyond the solar system. We’ll start with Miss Frizzle, but won’t stop till we’ve discovered new things to infinity and beyond. Contact LHNSummerCamp@LHNLions.org for more information.
You’re Never Too Young to get Published! Have you got a Story in You? - Middle schooler wins major publishing contract! This could be you. Spend time making story boards, poems, acting out, telling your story. Opportunities for publishing are included. Contact Cindy.DelMonte@lhnlions.org for more information.
Favorite Books and other Stories – Elementary students will explore a variety of books through reading, art, song, dance, and other activities. Bring your favorite book to share! Contact Kimberly Eifert, keifert@OSLschool.org for more information.
Fine Arts Camps:
Art Camp - will include a variety of projects allowing students the opportunity to experiment with different media including paint, paper mache', oil pastels, and charcoal. If you love art, you will love this camp! For more information contact Gigi Spence at gigi.spence@LHNLions.org.
Band Camp (4-day camp) from 8-11 a.m. for band instrumentalists who have played at least one school year
- Make music in lots of ways – solos, small ensembles, jazz combos, concert band
- Build an instrument of your own
- Write some music of your own
- Play games and sing songs
- Visit special fine arts sites in Houston
- Hear performances from special guests
- Work with LHN students and master teachers on your instrument
Needlework – crochet, cross-stitch, crafts – Four days full of projects from crocheting Granny squares to cross-stich pictures to beaded crafts. You’ll gain new skills and a new way to look at “hooks and eyes”. For more information contact: terrie.conover@LHNLions.org
Baseball Camp will focus on fundamentals of hitting, fielding, pitching, and running. For further information, contact Coach Andy Moore at andy.moore@LHNLions.org.
Boys Basketball Camp will work on fundamentals of dribbling, shooting, and passing through ball handling drills, shooting drills, and scrimmages. For more information contact Brandon Johnson at Brandon.johnson@LHNLions.org.
Girls Basketball Camp will work on fundamentals of dribbling, shooting, and passing through ball handling drills, shooting drills, and scrimmages. For more information contact TAPPS State Champion coach John Slomcheck at john.slomcheck@LHNLions.org.
Cheer Camp - LHN cheerleaders will teach campers jumps, chants, cheers, dances, and appropriate stunts. They will work with 3rd - 5th grade in the morning and 6th – 9th grade in the afternoon. On the last day of camp, parents are welcome to come at 10:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m. to see a showcase of what was learned during the week. For further information, please contact Kendra Benson at Kendra.benson@LHNLions.org.
Football camp will work on fundamentals, position specific drills, weight room training, conditioning, film study, chalk talk, nutrition, and more. All athletes, regardless of playing experience, will benefit greatly. Athletes need to have cleats, running shoes, and a change of clothes every day. If you have any questions please contact Coach Robbins at Nathan.robbins@LHNLions.org.
Boys & Girls Soccer Camp will focus on fundamentals of dribbling, shooting, trapping, and passing. There will be some inside time watching soccer videos. Each day will end with a scrimmage. A soccer ball is included for each participant. This camp meets from 6-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. For further information, please contact Coach Robbins at Nathan.robbins@LHNLions.org.
Boys & Girls Track & Field Camp will focus on short and long distance running and field events such as long jump, discus, and shot put. This camp meets from 6-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For further information, contact Coach Robbins at Nathan.robbins@LHNLions.org.
Volleyball Camp will develop passing, serving, setting, and hitting skills. Communication on the court and scrimmages will help develop your volleyball skills. Kneepads are required. For further information, please contact Coach Robbins at Nathan.robbins@LHNLions.org.
Lunch Bunch will provide lunch and a place to hang out and have fun between morning and afternoon camp sessions, Monday – Thursday. Contact LHNSummerCamp@LHNLions.org for more information.