AYP offering more than 100 summer programs

Erika Smith
Auburn University Youth Programs

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, many parents are seeking summer activities for their kids that are safe, educational and enjoyable. Auburn Youth Programs offers a variety of daily and residential camps and programs for every interest which give participants a broad choice of activities, the experience of staying on a university campus and an opportunity to learn more about a field they may be interested in pursuing as a career.

Weekly camps begin June 4 and run through July 28 for youth ages 4-18. Participants can choose from over 100 summer programs designed to educate and inspire youth in a variety of academic, athletic and extracurricular endeavors.

“Our programs offer participants the opportunity to further their education and skills while making new friends and experiencing life at Auburn University,” said Jeff Dyal, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education.

Auburn Youth Programs was founded in 1976 and operates within Auburn University’s Office of Professional and Continuing Education. With something for everyone, the camps and programs range from aviation to wildlife and offer both commuter and residential options.

The mission of Auburn Youth Programs is to help today’s youth succeed by helping them find their passion, shape their future and become leaders. Offering camps and programs that partner with Auburn’s colleges, schools and departments, Auburn Youth Programs serves approximately 5,000 students from around the globe each year. For more information or to register, call 334-844-5100 or go to www.auburn.edu/summercamps.

Auburn University has provided instruction, research and outreach to benefit the state of Alabama and the nation for more than 155 years and is among a distinctive group of universities designated as Land, Sea and Space Grant institutions. Auburn makes a nearly $5 billion economic contribution to the state each year, has more than 300,000 graduates and provides 140 degree programs to more than 27,000 graduate and undergraduate students. For more news about Auburn University, go to http://ocm.auburn.edu/newsroom/.





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