UNH Summer Calendar 1999

By Carmelle Druchniak
UNH News Bureau

UNH Summer Calendar 1999

Through June 25

Student Orientation -- Sessions for transfer and first-year students are scheduled. Most groups will include parents. For info on specific sessions, call 862-3488 or click on www.unh.edu/student/firstyear.

Through Aug. 13

GLOBE (Global Observations to Benefit the Environment) Teaching Training Workshops -- Sessions throughout the summer will introduce grammar and high school teachers to the GLOBE learning activities, field data collection methods and other protocols to help their students take part in this environmental awareness program. Info: Mimi Becker, 862-3950 or click www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.

Through Aug. 13

English as a Second Language Summer Institute -- This institute is for individuals from foreign countries who wish to develop their English language skills and learn more about American culture. Info: Mary Clark, English, 862-2069, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.

Through Aug. 16

Marine Science Programs on the Isles of Shoals -- The Shoals Marine Lab is a summer field station operated by UNH and Cornell University. Various courses -- from marine veterbrates to ecology of marine fishes -- will be offered through the summer. Info: 862-1023.

June 7-Aug. 13

26th Annual Violin Craftsmanship Institute -- This annual institute features 12 separate programs with internationally acclaimed craftspeople. Features instruction in violin construction, restoration and repair; bow making, wood technology and acoustics. Info:

UNH Division of Continuing Education, 862-4234, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.

June 19-27

Dance 'n Motion Recital -- Workshops for dancers ages 3 and up culminate in recitals of new and experienced dancers. Performances will take place June 26-27 at Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center. Info: Maureen Chevalier, 335-4000.

June 21-24

Symposium: Sustainable Management of Hemlock Ecosystems in North America -- A symposium to improve management of hemlock ecosystems. Info: Ted Howard, 862-2700.

June 21-25, Aug. 9-13

Nike Swim Camp -- Youth will improve skills and learn new strokes at this summer swim camp. Info: Mike DeSurville, 415-451-2207.

June 23-Aug. 8

Live, Learn and Teach -- A program for teachers and prospective teachers on how to design experiential and community-based curricula. Course will include four phases: Wilderness Week, Design Week, Summer Learning Practicum, and Synthesis and Reflection. Info: UNH Department of Education, 862-2310, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.

June 28-July 30

Summer Studies in Composition and Literature -- This summer program is for elementary, secondary and college teachers of composition and literature who want to improve their own writing, critical reading and teaching skills. Info: Susan Smith, 862-3963, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.

June 28-July 22

Project SMART (Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training) -- High school students with an interest in science and math participate in this annual summer institute, a four-week residential program. Students will focus on science, scientific thinking and problem solving. Areas of study will include biotechnology, freshwater and marine biology and environmental science. Info: UNH Professor Subhash Minocha, 862-2100, www.smart.unh.edu.

June 28-Aug. 10

Summer Mathematics Institute -- Allows master of science for teachers to complete their degree in three summers. Info: Deanna Mayne, Department of Mathematics, 862-1943, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.

July 4-8

Lacrosse Camp -- Summer camp for youths interested in learning how to play lacrosse. info: Nate Fitch, 868-3110.

July 5-16, Aug. 16-20

Theatre Workshops for Youth -- Workshops for students in grades 2 through 12; will include musical theater, masks and puppets. Sponsored by the UNH Department of Theater and TRY (Theater Resources for Youth). Info: 862-2150, www.unh.edu/theatre-dance/text/outreach.html.

July 5-30

New Hampshire Summer Institutes -- Offered by the English Department, the institutes each focus on specific topics: New Hampshire Writing Program, New Hampshire Reading and Writing, Writing and Technology, Reading and Writing Through Performance, Art and the Teaching of Writing, and Blending Genres. For classroom teachers. Info: Susan Smith, 862-3963.

July 7-24

Operation Pathfinder: Oceanography and Coastal Processes for K-12 Teachers -- A national marine education and oceanography course for teachers of kindergarten through grade 12. Course will include field trips, lectures and labs, as well as two days studying coastal plants and animals at the Shoals Marine Lab on Appledore Island. Info: Sharon Meeker, Sea Grant Extension, 749-1565.

July 11-17

Alumni Family Vacation College -- University alumni will bring their younger children back to their alma mater to explore the secrets of the ocean. Info: Bob McCaffrey, 862-1193, www.unh.edu/alumni/index.html.

July 12-17

New England Animal Control/Humane Academy -- This annual event is geared towards humane officers and others interested in learning the importance of animal care and control. Info: Jerilee Zezula, 862-1014.

July 13-16

Universal Cheerleaders -- Cheerleading camp for high school squads throughout the region. Info: Doug Atkinson, 1-800-947-3101.

July 18-23

New Hampshire Tax Collectors -- Seminars, meetings and workshops on tax policies and procedures for town tax collectors and clerks. Info: Kathy Vickers, 755-3657.

July 18-24

Atlantic Crossing Soccer -- A soccer camp for Canadian players to improve ball handling and other skills. Info: Tom Donahue, 659-8040.

July 18-Aug. 7

Summer Youth Music School -- Junior session July 18-23, Senior session July 26-Aug. 7, offer high school students a chance to make music together. Info: 862-2404, www.unh.edu/music/syms.html.

July 25-28

6th International Conference on Family Violence Research -- Held at the New England Center, this conference traditionally draws dozens of researchers from across the country and around the world. Hosted by the UNH Family Research Laboratory. Info: Kelly Foster, UNH Family Research Lab, 862-1888.

July 25-29

Soccer Dimensions -- A soccer camp for high school boys, aimed at improving skills. Info: Rob Thompson, 862-3211.

July 25-30

Millennium Teachers -- A summer workshop for teachers to discuss the impact of the new millennium on education, society, religion, etc. Info: Clia Goodwin, 742-7438.


August 2-18

Geocommons Summer Institute on Sustainable Living - Twelve students of diverse ages (18-80) and backgrounds, along with skilled teachers, will create the fourth season of a special learning community for sustainable living. Info: Gaia Education Outreach Institute, 654-6705.

August 3-8

National Cheerleaders Camp -- A workshop for high school squads to improve skills and learn new stunts and cheers.

August 3-13

Watershed Ecology -- Offered by UNH Cooperative Extension, NH Fish and Game Department and the NH Audubon Society. This hands-on course provides educators, youth leaders and others with an understanding of watershed ecology by focusing on the Great Bay watershed. Info: Cooperative Extension, 862-1029.

June 9, 1999

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