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LEGO camp 2015 at Manchester University
MU offers robotics, LEGO®, culinary, chess, strings, sports camps

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – Register for a summer youth camp at Manchester University. The day camps are Chess for Success, LEGO® Camp, Let’s Make a Meal, Robotics Camp and Youth Strings Camp.

They will be on the North Manchester campus in June and July, offering hands-on learning about specialized topics in a fun setting.
Classes are taught by professionals, some of whom are Manchester’s own faculty members. Prices and registration deadlines vary based on the camp. Information is available at

Let's Make a MealLet’s Make a Meal
When: June 8-10; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
What: Instruction with national award-winning Chef Chris Fogerty
Cost: $135 per camper; snacks and lunch included
Who: Ages 9-14 

LEGO® Camp
When: June 27-July 1
What: Popular program has added pneumatics sets to create air-powered models
Cost: $99 per camper; T-shirt included
Who: Grades 1-3, 8-11 a.m.; Grades 4-6, 1-4 p.m.

Robotics 101
When: June 20-24, 9 a.m.-noon
What: Build, program, test, compete with real-life robots 
Cost: $150 per camper; T-shirt included
Who: Grades 6-8

MYS Strings CampManchester Youth Strings Camp
When: June 17-19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
What: Professional instruction; concludes with performance
Cost: $100; lunch, T-shirt provided
Who: Younger students must have completed one year of study and be able to read music.

Chess for Success
When: June 20-24, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
What: Instruction by Associate Professor Judd Case and participate in tournament
Cost: $99; snacks, T-shirt provided
Who: Grades 3-7

Manchester also offers sports camps in soccer, wrestling, football and basketball.

Registration is also under way for MU’s 10th annual weekend Scrapbooking Retreat for adults. It is June 3-5. 

A new offering for adults is in the works, Couples Cooking, which will soon be posted on the Summer Camps page.

Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, is one of six colleges across the nation grounded in the values and traditions of the Church of the Brethren. The University offers more than 60 areas of academic study to 1,500 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics, Master of Athletic Training and a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy.  Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at

May 2016