Summer Youth Enrichment and Summer Camps

Architecture

Architecture Design Studio (Entering Grades 9-12)

$249 (July 16 - July 19)
9:00am - 3:00pm
Middletown Campus



This workshop will introduce students to architecture and design. Students will learn about the design process by creating their own architectural drawings and models and then develop digital renderings of their design using Google Sketch-Up and Photoshop. Throughout the week you will visit architectural offices and architecturally significant buildings on campus to provide inspiration and new ideas. The best part? At week’s end we’ll hold an exhibition of your architectural designs on campus!

Contact Pam Rice (pamricewoytowick@sunyorange.edu), Professor of Architecture, for more information!


Athletics

Boys' Basketball (Ages 8-14)

$125 (July 9 - July 13)
Middletown Campus

 

Boys' Baseball (Ages 8-13)

$125 (July 16 - July 20)
Middletown Campus

 

Girls' Softball (Ages 8-13)

$125 (July 23 - July 27)
Middletown Campus

 

Summer Sports Camps are designed to provide quality skill instruction and development in a fun and learning environment. Our camps are staffed by our college coaches, as well as by local college and high school players and coaches.

 

Contact Wayne Smith (wayne.smith@sunyorange.edu), Athletic Director, for more information!


Career Exploration

Career Exploration: Distribution and Advanced Manufacturing (Entering Grades 8-9)

$249 (July 16 - 19)
8:30am - 5:00pm
Middletown Campus

 

These programs will be run by Dr. John Yelle, Finance Manager at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engines. Dr. Yelle holds a Doctor of Management degree from the University of Maryland University College, and is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Business at Mount Saint May College.

 

Career Exploration 8-9: This program is for rising 8th and 9th graders who are interested in job opportunities and career exploration in Orange County! Mornings will include age-appropriate interactive educational activities, and each afternoon students will be brought to a different Orange County facility for a tour and activities. Closed-toed shoes are required.

 

Career Exploration: Distribution and Advanced Manufacturing (Entering Grades 10-12)

$249 (July 23 - 26)
8:30am - 5:00pm
Middletown Campus

 

Career Exploration 10-12: This program is for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders who are interested in job opportunities and career exploration in Orange County! Mornings will include age-appropriate interactive educational activities, and each afternoon students will be brought to a different Orange County facility for a tour and activities. Closed-toed shoes are required.


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Coding - Introduction to Programming (Entering Grades 10-12)

$249 (July 9 - July 12)
9:00am - 3:00pm
Middletown Campus

 

Introduction to Programming will introduce students to basic programming structure with C++. Students will gain a fundamental knowledge of programming, program debugging, and control structures through hands-on experience. Throughout the week, students will learn the foundations of Computer Science which can be brought into their everyday lives. These concepts will bolster a student’s mathematical, logical, and creative thinking skills which will serve them well in the applications they program during the course. At the end of the course, they will be programming a simple, interactive game to show off to their friends and family. Additionally, they will be in a position to learn other high-level computer languages on their own. With the knowledge gained here, students will have an advantage over their peers in future Computer Science college courses.


Creative Writing

Creative Writing (entering Grades 7-9)

$249 (July 16 - July 19)
9:00am - 3:00pm
Middletown Campus

 

The Creative Writing progam is designed to aid students in their creative expression, along with the presentation of one’s writing or poetry. The program will go over the basics of story writing such as the elements of plot, character creation, and world building. In addition, students will learn the basics of poetry such as types of poetry, literary devices, and Rhythm. 4 sessions.

Your instructor, Zachary Lowensten, is a SUNY Orange graduate with a passion for creative writing that he looks forward to sharing with the students.


CSI/Forensic Institute

CSI/Forensic Institute (entering Grades 9-12)

$249 (July 30 - Aug 2)
9:00am - 3:00pm
Newburgh Campus

 

The CSI – Forensic Institute will introduce entering 9th to 12th grade students to the basic elements of crime scene investigation and documentation along with evidence collection and examination. The workshops will include evidence collection methods pertaining to fingerprint analysis and identification; collecting and examining blood, hair and fiber evidence; and firearm and tool mark examinations. Students will also be introduced to the computer-assisted drawing program “Crime Zone” that is utilized by many police departments across the country in reconstructing crime scenes. On the fourth day, students will process a mock crime scene utilizing the skills and techniques learned during the program. 4 sessions

The 4-day Institute will be conducted by Timothy Zeszutek, a former crime scene investigator with the New York State Police and currently an Assistant Professor with the SUNY Orange Department of Criminal Justice.


Jazz Reading and Performance

Jazz Reading and Performance Sessions (Entering Grades 8-12)

$349 (July 23 - Aug 2)
9:00am - 3:00pm
Newburgh Campus

 

Get ready to join a Jazz Ensemble where you start preparing immediately for your LIVE performance at the end of this 8-day program. Music includes well-known pop, funk and jazz standards. Instrument technique will be explained and practiced together, and you will be guided and coached through various improvisatory techniques. Entering 8th-12th grade students are eligible. Students must have a minimum of 2 full-years experience on their instrument. It is preferred that students completed a minimum NYSSMA Level 4, or participated in Middle or High School All-County. Chair placement auditions are held on the first day. Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis and is limited. Performance is on August 2nd in the evening. Bring a portable music stand, and be sure to label it with your name. 8 sessions

Your instructor, Benjamin Kohn, is a multi-instrumentalist currently studying Music Education at SUNY Fredonia. Kohn sharpens his jazz chops as saxophonist for the elite Fredonia Big Band; has led large ensembles at the Washingtonville Central School District; and conducted pit orchestras for local musical theater (Elf Jr., School of Rock, and The Drowsy Chaperone).