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New Mexico State University events June 7-13


The 2008 Coach Menzies Basketball Camps will hold its Aggie Day Camp June 9-13 and its Team Camp June 13-15.

The Aggie Day Camp will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The camp will focus on improving the overall skills of each participant, concentrating on the fundamentals of basketball. The cost is $199.

The Team Camp will be for students in grades sixth through 12th. The head coach must send in all the applications together, as well as the team roster. The cost is $600 per team. For more information visit nmstatesports.com.

For more information about either of these camps, call (575) 202-5735 or (575) 636-5401.


The Darin Spence Girls' Basketball Camp will hold a Position Camp from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 9-11.

This camp is open to individuals with aspirations to play basketball at the collegiate level. Intense position-specific instruction will be provided by the New Mexico State University women's basketball coaches and players. Athletes will be educated on the college recruiting process, including NCAA initial eligibility requirements, as well as what attributes college coaches look for when scouting high school prospects. The cost is $150 and is open to students in grades sixth through 12th.

For more information call (575) 646-2482.


Scientifically Connected Communities (SC2) will hold the first session for its summer institute from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9-13 on the New Mexico State University campus.

The SC2 summer institutes will be held for science, math or special education teachers in grades fourth through eighth. Teachers will participate in a week of science education professional development in which they will work with scientists to increase their scientific literacy and effective use of scientific inquiry. Participants will work together to augment their knowledge of effective educational strategies that improve student learning.

SC2 classroom resources include additional science materials, measurement tools, guest scientists and science field specialists. All school teams will collaborate to integrate math and reading strategies into science curriculum. Strategies for second language learners will be practiced. The institute is free.

For more information call (575) 646-1397.


The New Mexico State University Department of Theatre Arts is holding a summer Children's Workshop June 9-27.

Classes will run 10:30 a.m. to noon, with a final performance on June 27 at 6 p.m. featuring "Treasures of El Mundo." The workshop is built for students who have completed first grade to those who have completed eighth grade.

Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis and the cost of the program is $150. Interested students may register at the Department of Theatre Arts in the Hershel Zohn Theatre or by calling (575) 646-4517.


The Pre-Freshmen Engineering Program (PREP), an intensive mathematics-based pre-college summer program, will be held June 9-July 18 for middle and high school students.

PREP participants will learn logic, algebraic structures, physics and technical writing. Field trips will be held for hands-on learning. Students, sixth grade and above, may attend PREP for three years before entering college. There are no tuition costs or fees and more than 90 percent of the students who participate go on to pursue higher education. All functions except field trips are held on the New Mexico State University campus.

For more information call (575) 646-2162.


New Mexico State University will hold its new student registration June 10, 13 and 14 at the Corbett Center Student Union.

During orientation and registration, students will take the Math Placement Exam, learn about opportunities and services at NMSU, meet with an academic adviser, register for classes, finalize residence hall reservations and confirm financial aid awards while parents and families meet with student support offices and learn how NMSU can help with student success.

To reserve a spot, students must register for the program, which will close three days prior to each program date, unless the program reaches capacity earlier. Space is limited.

For registration and more information call, (575) 646-5089, e-mail nsoinfo@nmsu.edu or visit http://newstudentprograms.nmsu.edu/.