Albany State offers Summer Camps

2017 Summer Camp Offerings

Camp Name: Summer Learning Academy

Learning Academy PhotoThe Summer Learning Academy is a STEM-based summer enrichment program teaching advanced concepts in math and science for ages 7-11. The week-long summer program will introduce kids to careers in space technology by featuring robotics, planetary science and space exploration. The program will culminate with a fun Friday field trip on June 30.

The curriculum is based on the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) and is taught by certified teachers. Join us to explore math and science through fun, interactive, and engaging ways. STEM summer learning will move students to the head of the class!

Dates and times: June 26-30, 2017 8:00 a.m. - Noon

Location: Albany State University, 504 College Drive Billy C. Black Bldg. Room 183

Participants: Ages 7-11

Cost: $85 (Total weekly cost)

For more information, contact Erica DeCuir at 229-430-4717 or at

Camp Name: National Summer Transportation Institute

The National Summer Transportation Institute is designed to create awareness and stimulate interest in opportunities that exist in the transportation industry. The curriculum includes highway design, transportation of people and cargo, intermodalism, laws, regulations, safety and career opportunities. In addition, students will participate in computer training, academic enhancement activities, field trips and student projects.

Dates: June 1-30, 2017

Location: Albany State University, 504 College Drive, Hartnett Hall (Criminal Justice Building), Room 104

Participants: The program is available to rising 9th-12th graders in good standing.

Application packet required.

Cost: Free

For more information, contact Charles O. Ochie, project director, at 229-430-4864 or at

Camp Name: HBCU-UP Summer Program

The HBCU-UP Summer Program for newly admitted freshmen students declared STEM majors is a sustained system for student support to jump start college STEM studies and establish a firm foundation before the first day of class.

Dates: June 26 to July 21, 2017

Location: Albany State University, 504 College Drive

Participants: ASU newly admitted freshmen STEM students

Stipend: Students will receive $1000

For more information, contact Scott Pierce, program manager, 229-430-6117, or Seyed Roosta, chair, Math & Computer Science 229-430-4885,

Camp Name: Technology Oriented Workshop for High School Teachers

STEM education improvement plan one day workshop for math and science high school teachers. The workshop topics include: the effectiveness of student presentations, common strategies to engage students in mathematics learning, sharing experiences and technology on mathematics teaching, teaching and research opportunities in STEM disciplines and Open-Source 'R' for statistical computing and visualization

Dates: May 13, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Albany State University, 504 College Drive

Participants: High school math and science teachers

Cost: No cost to teachers; each teacher will receive $100

For more information, contact: Anilkumar Devarapu, associate professor, Math & Computer Science Department, 229-430-4888, or Seyed Roosta, chair, Math & Computer Science Department, 229-430-4885,

Camp Name: BYE (Black Youth in Entrepreneurship) Workshop

The BYE Workshop targets Southwest Georgia area high school students who are interested in small business ownership and management. Personal development and career planning will also be discussed. The workshop will provide role models, cultural and recreational activities, microcomputer exercises, classroom sessions and a minority-owned business fieldtrip.

Dates: June 5-8, 2017, Monday through Thursday.

Participants: BYE is an in-residence, four days and three nights, program at Albany State University. Students must be enrolled in one of ASU’s 24-county service area schools, less than 18 years old and entering 9-12 grade beginning September 2017. Students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. First-year students are given priority.

Location: Albany State University, 504 College Drive

Cost: All meals are included for camp participants. There is a $50 application fee.

Applications will be available beginning May 1, 2017 and will be sent to school counselors at surrounding high schools.

For more information, contact: Cakeitha Harris-Perry, department secretary (229-430-4772)

Camp Name: Albany State University Academy for Future Teachers

The Academy for Future Teachers is an intensive summer program designed for students considering a career in science and/or math education. Students collaborate with teachers and other university personnel to develop lessons and assessments based on their exposure to science, technology, engineering, and math content. Students have the opportunity to teach at least one lesson to real students and to explore learning during various field experiences that supplement classroom instruction. In addition to math and science learning opportunities, students also receive SAT/ACT test preparation and writing support.

Dates/Time: June 12 – June 30, 2017. 8:30 a.m. – Noon

Location: Albany State University, 504 College Drive

Participants: Students must be in grades 9 – 12 and apply to the camp –—via email to

Cost: Free to selected participants

Camp Name: Pre-K Readiness Summer Program

The ASU Early Learning Center’s Pre-K Readiness Summer Program is designed to serve 20 eligible children and prepare them for entry into the Pre-K Program for the upcoming school year.

Dates/Time: May 30 – July 14, 2017 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: ASU Early Learning Center, 504 College Drive

Participants: Applicants must be four on or before September 1, 2017

Cost: $95.00 per week / $60.00 registration fee

For more information, contact Angelyn Lincey at 229-430-2792 or at

Camp Name: Albany State University Solar Camp – 2017

Albany State University Department of Chemistry & Forensic Science Solar Camp exposes middle and high school students to solar energy with sponsorship of Constellation Energy – an Exelon Company.

Time and Activities

  1. Solar cell, series/parallel operation & measurement – Monday (1-3 PM)
  2. Solar charger design: Calculation & design constrain - Monday (3-4 PM)
  3. Material selection, Procurement & Assembly – Wednesday (1-3 PM)
  4. Solar charger operation to a rechargeable scooter – Wednesday (3-4 PM)
  5. Test ride of the rechargeable scooter– Thursday (9:30-11:30 AM)
  6. Lunch, Closing ceremony & Certificate Awards - Thursday (11:30-12:30 PM)
  7. Reserved day - Friday (1 – 4 PM)
  8. Field trip Solar Plant, Camilla GA → 6/20/2017 @ 10 am


Program slot 1 → 6/5/2017 - 6/9/2017

Program slot 2 → 6/12/2017 – 6/16/2017

Program slot 3 → 6/19/2017 – 6/23/2017

Program slot 4 → 6/26/2017 – 6/30/2017

Program slot 5 → 7/3/2017 – 7/7/2017

Location – Albany State University, 504 College Drive

Participants: Middle and high school students

Requirements: Application

For more information, contact: Arun Saha (, associate professor, Physics & Pre Engineering, 229-430-4816

Camp Name: Jazz Dance Camp

Dance camp participants will receive instruction from renowned artist, Elizabeth Delancy.

Dates/Time: June 12-16, 2017, 9 a.m. - Noon

June 16, 2017, 6 p.m., in studio performance, Albany State University Cordele Campus

Location: Albany State University, 134 West 11th Avenue, Cordele, GA

Participants: Ages 8-12

Cost: $75

For more information, contact Elizabeth Delancy at or Wendy Wilson at 229-317-6553 and

Sports Camps

Albany State University Sports Camps provide opportunities for athletes of all ages to develop their skills in a fun, sportsmanlike environment. In addition to fundamental instruction, campers will be exposed to sport specific strategies and will have the chance to meet new people. Our goal as a Department is to offer sports camps that challenge athletes and promote individual improvement that will eventually lead to athletic success.

We are excited and look forward to having you at our camps here at Albany State University.

For more information about the Athletics Camps Visit


Albany State University and the City of Albany, Georgia

The National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) combines sports instruction with educational programs. Students engage in activities that promote physical fitness, character development, civic responsibility and college readiness. Professionals will lead sessions on such topics as prevention of alcohol and drug abuse, nutrition and health, academic excellence, college and career visioning, and reading/writing instruction. NYSP participants also receive a NYSP T-shirt, a daily USDA-approved meal, a free medical exam, and interaction with college students and professional staff. Youth will practice standard sports and learn new ones! Activities may include swimming, basketball, softball, tennis, volleyball, and dance/aerobics.

Date: May 30, 2017 – June 30, 2017

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Location: Albany State University, 504 College Drive

Participants: Youths ages 9-15; enrollment is open to all children in Dougherty County and surrounding communities.


*COMPLETED PHYSICAL EXAMINATION (Participation must be approved by a physician)

Free exam provided May 13, 2017 at 8 a.m. to noon at the East Albany Medical Center

Camp name: Elite College Camp for Girls

Dates: June 30-July 2, 2017

Times: June 30 (5 -8 p.m.),

July 1 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.),

July 2 (9 a.m.-Noon)

Location: Albany State University, 2400 Gillionville Road

Participants: Ages: 14-18

Cost: $120.00


5:00pm-5:30pm Check-in

5:30pm-6:00pm Group Warm-up

6:00-6:30 Split group with different coaches for 30 min session

6:30-7:00pm rotate groups to different coach

7:00pm-7:30pm rotate groups to different coach

7:30-8:00pm rotate groups to different coach (Include cool-down in last session)


9am-9:30am Check-in

9:30-10:00am Group Warm-up

10:00am-10:45am Split groups with different coaches

10:45am-11:30am rotate groups to different coach

11:30-1:00pm Lunch break

1:00-1:30pm Group warm-up/stretch/yoga session

1:30-2:15pm rotate groups to different coach

2:15-3:00pm rotate groups to different coach

3:00-3:45pm rotate groups to different coach

3:45-5:00pm 2 games of 11v11 Scrimmage (divide into 4 teams or so and rotate) Include cool-down at end


9am-9:30 am Check-in

9:30-10:30 am Split into groups with designated coach, but then follow skills training led by head coach

10:30-11:00am Groups with individual coach sessions

11:00-12:00am 7v7 Tournament with cool-down

Contact: Jacqueline Nicholson, 229-430-1364,

Camp Name: Scot Hemmings Baseball Camp

Come enjoy a full week of baseball with Scot Hemmings at Albany State University (formerly the Darton State Baseball camp) for the 6th annual “Summer Baseball Camp.” Your son/daughter will have the opportunity to spend an entire week with a very qualified camp staff.

Camps Dates: June 12th through June 16th and June 19th through June 23rd

Location: Albany State University-West Campus on Gillionville Road

Time: 9:00AM until 1PM Cost: $100.00 or

Time: 9 AM until 5PM Cost: $150.00 (Extended Camp)

Registration Required

Contact: Coach Scot Hemmings at 706-593-7975 or 706-888-4027 for more information. Here are a few reminders regarding camp:

  1. You son/daughter will need to arrive at the baseball field no later than 8:45 each morning and picked up no later than 1:15 PM each afternoon, unless they are participating in the extended camp, which runs until 5:00PM.
  2. You will drop off and pick-up your child at the batting cage located in the right field corner of the baseball field.
  3. Your child will need to bring a glove, hat, cleats or tennis shoes, bat, and sunscreen. They will need a bathing suit and towel for slip-n-slide Friday.
  4. Please let us know if your child could possibly have an allergic reaction to food, ant bite, mosquito bite, etc.
  5. Campers can either pack their lunch or purchase pizza from the concession stand.

Camp Name: Youth Camp

Dates: June 26-30

Location: Albany State University-West Campus on Gillionville Road

Who is it for? Ages: 6-13

Times: 8 a.m.-noon


88:30 Check-in

8:30-9:00 Warm-up

9:00-10:00 Training Sessions

10:00- 10:30 Popsicles

10:30-11:30 Small sided games

11:30-noon Stretching and cool down


8am-8:30 Check-in

8:30-9:00 Warm-up

9:00-10:00 Half-inside sessions/Half outside sessions

10:00-10:30 Popsicles

10:30-noon half inside sessions/half outside sessions


8am-8:30 Check-in

8:30-9:00 Warm-up

9:00-9:45 1 group outside, 1 group tennis courts, 1 group inside, 1 group pool

9:45-10:30 1 group outside, 1 group tennis courts, 1 group inside, 1 group pool

10:30-11:15 1 group outside, 1 group tennis courts, 1 group inside, 1 group pool

11:15-noon 1 group outside, 1 group tennis courts, 1 group inside, 1 group pool


8am-8:30, Check-in

8:30-9:00 Warm-up

9:00-9:45 3 sessions on field, one group in shade with popsicles

9:45-10:30 3 sessions on field, one group in shade with popsicles

10:30-11:15 3 sessions on field, one group in shade with popsicles

11:15- noon 3 sessions on field, one group in shade with popsicles


8am-8:30 Check-in

8:30-9:00 Warm-up

9:00-10:00 2 sessions outside, 2 inside

10:00-11:00 2 sessions outside, 2 inside

11:00-noon pool time/popsicle (half in pool 30 mins, other half popsicles, and then switch)

For more information: Jacqueline Nicholson, Associate Athletics Director for Academics & Compliance, Senior Woman Administrator, Albany State University East Campus, Office Phone-229-430-1364

Camp Name: Youth Soccer Camp

Who is it for? Ages 6-13

Online Registration $120.00

Day of Registration $150.00

Registration will end June 24, at midnight

Location: ASU Soccer Fields West Campus

2400 Gillionville Road

Date: June 26-30,

Time 8 a.m.-noon

Camp Name: Amber Miles Youth Softball Camp

Come join our five-day instructional softball camp and learn the fundamentals of hitting, throwing, fielding, catching and individual position play. The camp will feature Albany State Softball Head Coach Amber Miles and coaching staff, as well as, current and former Albany State University softball players. This is a chance to get great instruction and have fun learning the game. Campers need to bring shoes, gloves, and a winning attitude. We will also offer an “Extended Day” option so campers can stay and spend the afternoon playing games, swimming, snacks, and more! Extended Day campers will be responsible for bringing their own lunch.

Participants: Ages 6-12

Date: Mon.-Fri. June 12-16, 2017

Time: 9am-1pm (Monday check-in 8:30 a.m.)

Extended Day: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Place: ASU West Softball Field, 2400 Gillionville Rd. Albany, GA 31707

Fee: $100 Camp OR $150 Camp + Extended Day (T-shirt included)

For more information, Assistant Coach Harley Roller-Kashman for details. Email: Office: 229-317-6982

Camp Name: Men's Basketball

Participants: High School & Middle School Teams

Dates: June 2-3, 2017

Time: Day 1 - 2pm - Until; Day 2 - 9 am -Until

Cost: Varsity Team - $300.00; Jr. Varsity Team - $200.00; Middle School - $150.00

For more information, Director Michael Moore, 229-430-4756 or

On-Campus Housing: Provide Two Week Notice - Double Room $20 per person per night

For more information, Ms. Julia Hawkins, 229-430-4124 or

On-Campus Dining: Brunch-$5.45; Dinner-$6.42

For more information, Bevel Allen, 2290-903-3631