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LSU Alexandria hosting multiple programs over the summer

Released: 05/20/2013

Although summer is typically considered a time of relaxation, young people interested in baseball, softball, academic enhancement, and college prep will be taking advantage of programs at LSU Alexandria this summer.

The campus will host multiple camps and programs throughout the summer. They include:

- June 2 - LSU Alexandria Generals (baseball) high school showcase – 2:00 p.m.

- June 3-7 - LSU Alexandria Generals (baseball) total skills camp I – 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

- June 3-7 - CAPS (Children’s Academic Program for Summer) – 12:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

- June 10-July 17 - Central Louisiana Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math-Science summer program

- June 10-11 - LSU Alexandria Lady Generals (softball) Youth Pitching Camp – 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

- June 13-14 - LSU Alexandria Lady Generals Youth Hitting Camp – 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

- June 24-27 - LSU Alexandria Generals (baseball) total skills camp II – 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

- July 7-13 - GEAR UP residential summer camp program

- July 15-18 - LSU Alexandria Generals (baseball) hitting camp – 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

The Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math-Science summer program is conducted by COPE, Inc. of Alexandria. The GEAR UP summer camp is sponsored by Lafayette Gear Up-LGU and the Lafayette Parish School System. Seventy two Lafayette Parish high school students will spend the week on LSU Alexandria campus, focusing on college readiness by immersion in the campus setting.

CAPS and the baseball and softball camps are hosted by LSU Alexandria. Information and registration forms for each of those camps can be obtained at www.ce.lsua.edu.