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New Mexico State University events July 12-18


The PGM Junior Golf Camp will be held at New Mexico State University July 13-18 for players ages 9 to 18 to hone their golf skills.

Participants have the option of staying overnight or participating in full or half days. The cost is $275 for half days, $575 for full days and $895 to stay overnight.

For more information call (575) 649-8993.


Scientifically Connected Communities (SC2) will hold its second session for its summer institute from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 14-18 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 Sports Camp 2008 will begin its third session July 14-25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Camp programs for children 5 to 8 years old will be based on developing fundamental gross and fine motor skills that set the stage for success in sports performance later in life. Lead-up games and activities in traditional and non-traditional physical activities will be the primary focus.

Campers ages 9 to 14 years old will experience developmental instruction in softball, volleyball, badminton, canoeing and cooperative games. The structure is based on the NASPE guidelines that professional instructors in children's sports and physical activities follow in an educational and recreational setting.

The cost for Session III is $200.

For more information call (575) 646-2907.


The 85th Annual State 4-H Conference will be held July 14-18 at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.

During the week-long event, 4-H members from across the state will gather for contests, workshops, evening sessions and awards ceremonies. This year's theme is "MP 4-H."

The NMSU 4-H program is dedicated to enable youth to become productive, well-informed, self-reliant and responsible adults.

For more information call (575) 646-5204.


New Mexico State University will host a Volleyball Team Camp for high school volleyball teams July 18-20.

This camp will focus on developing serving, passing, setting, attacking and defense and transition skills in a team environment. Sessions will include advanced offensive and defensive systems with information and team concepts offered by the NMSU coaching staff for each individual team. Great tournament experience also is provided for teams looking to compete prior to their season.

Each team will be provided with a camp coach and will have the opportunity to work directly with NMSU Volleyball Coach Michael Jordan.

This camp will cost $125.