LUFKIN, TEXAS, May 24, 2018 – Beginning in June, Angelina College’s Community Services Division will host several summer camps for children. The camps will be held in Lufkin and Crockett. Parents must register their children in person at one of those locations.
Dozer Camp give children hands-on experience with a bulldozer and even a chance to operate one in a simulator. This camp will stress safety in operating heavy machinery. The camp is planned for June 4-7 and June 11-14, 8:30 a.m. until noon each day. The cost of the camp is $20, and includes supplies and a camp t-shirt. Students should bring a healthy snack. This camp is open to middle school and high school students, ages 11-18. Dozer Camp is offered at reduced cost through a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance Company to teach safety to the general public.
Music, Yoga, Crafts and Reading Camp is open to children ages 6-10, June 9-12, 9 a.m. until noon each day at Angelina College’s Crockett Center. Campers will learn yoga poses, how to draw, and will explore some quality books. The $40 fee includes all supplies and a camp t-shirt. On the final day, campers will show off their artwork and will be invited to attend a kids’ carnival from noon until 2 p.m.
Safe Sitter Camps will prepare young people to be babysitters in unsupervised settings. In a fun, interactive environment, students will learn skills needed to respond appropriately to medical emergencies and will learn beginning employment skills as well. Camps will be offered in Lufkin and Crockett. Students should bring a healthy snack and either a sack lunch or $3 per
day for lunch in the cafeteria. Students in this camp will be escorted to and from lunch and do not need to be registered separately for a supervised lunch. The $30 camp fee includes all supplies and a camp t-shirt. This camp is for students who are 11-18 years old and is offered at AC’s Lufkin campus June 18-21, June 25-28, July 9-12, July 16-19 and July 30-Aug. 2. It will be offered July 23-26 at AC’s Crockett Center. Safe Sitter Camp is offered at reduced cost through a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance Company to teach safety to the general public.
Two sewing camps are planned. The Lufkin sewing camp will be held June 11-21 and July 16-26, 9 a.m. until noon each day. Campers will complete at least one project, such as a top with matching pants or shorts, or a simple dress with a zipper. Students should bring their own sewing machine and a healthy snack. The $60 camp fee includes all other supplies and a camp t-shirt. This camp is for students who are 11-18 years old.
The Crockett sewing camp will be held July 16-19, 9 a.m. until noon each day at AC’s Crockett Center. Students will learn a different craft each day. No sewing machine is required. The $40 fee includes supplies and a camp t-shirt. This camp is for students who are 11-18 years old.
Shooting Skills for Fun and Safety will teach campers ages 13-18 new shooting skills and improve old skills in a safe environment. This one-day camp is taught by an Angelina College Police Academy instructor. Camps will be offered in Lufkin, June 19 or July 17, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and in Crockett, June 21 or July 19, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Campers should bring their Airsoft guns, safety glasses and a healthy snack and sack lunch. Lufkin campers may bring $3 per day for lunch in the cafeteria instead of a sack lunch. Students in this camp will be escorted to and from the cafeteria and do not need to be registered separately for a supervised lunch. The camp
fee is $10. Shooting Skills for Fun & Safety is offered at reduced cost through a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance Company to teach safety to the general public.
Andrew Reed, theatre instructor, and Reg Reynolds, graphic arts instructor, will host Theatre and Film Camp, June 13-19. Students will learn acting for camera and film production as well as voice, movement, and other acting techniques. The camp will be held Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Monday, and Tuesday, 1-5 p.m., and the cost is $100. The camp is open to middle school and high school students, ages 14-19.
For more information about any of the camps, call the Angelina College Community Services Division at (936) 633-5206.
Nancy Reynolds has proudly served Angelina College since 2000. She began serving as AC’s communications coordinator in 2005. Prior to that, she was the public relations specialist.
Reynolds earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Stephen F. Austin State University. She taught speech courses as an adjunct for AC for eight years.
As communications coordinator, Reynolds’ responsibilities include the following: writing news releases, directing social media, collaborating with the marketing team, managing the Angelina College brand, coordinating publications, managing web content, coordinating internal communications and providing media training.
Reynolds lives in Lufkin with her husband Reg. They have two sons, one daughter-in-law, three grandchildren, and one cat.