Summer at CSUN

  • Kids at Sunny Days Camp climb the 40-foot indoor rock climbing wall in CSUN’s Student Recreation Center. For nine weeks, 330 campers in grades K-7 enjoyed sports, games, arts and crafts, rock climbing, swimming and field trips. Photo by Luis Garcia.

  • Sunny Days campers and counselors enjoy a game of basketball in the pool. There is never a dull moment at the Sunny Days Camp. Photo by Luis Garcia.

  • Student Academic Enrichment Program teacher Mary LaFace shows a student how to play a chord on the guitar during her class. Dozens of students in sixth through 12th grade participated in CSUN’s annual enrichment program, which focuses on each child's academic and character development. Photo by David Hawkins.

  • Middle school students work in groups to build a Vex Robot and prepare it for "battle" in a robotics tournament. Photo by Luis Garcia.

  • Eager students in grades K-5 begin their morning journey in the Summer Academic Program for Elementary School Students. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A student focuses on finishing her art project in a class offered in the Summer Academic Program for Elementary School Students. Photo by Luis Garcia.

  • Teenage Drama Workshop members prepare to take the Campus Theater stage in Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. This year, 77 students in grades seven to 12 enrolled in the six-week summer program. Photo by David Hawkins.

  • Cast members rehearse a scene from Charlie and Chocolate Factory. Photo by David Hawkins.

  • High school students participate in the Upward Bound program, which prepares students for making a transition from high school to college. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Students enrolled in CSUN's soccer camp put their skills to the test. The soccer camp was one of several youth athletic programs hosted on campus this summer. Photo by David Hawkins.

California State University, Northridge welcomed hundreds of excited youngsters to campus this summer to learn and create memories. Students of all ages, in grades K-12, participated in several programs and workshops that are offered every summer at CSUN.

Sunny Days Camp offers kids in grades K-7 a nine-week day camp experience where they enjoy arts and crafts, swimming and field trips. Scholars in grades K-5 grow academically while having fun in the Summer Academic Program for Elementary School Students. Middle and high school students learn how to build a robot, study foreign languages and participate in a multitude of other enrichment activities in the Summer Academic Enrichment Program.

The nationally acclaimed Teenage Drama Workshop program entered its 58th year at CSUN. Seventy-seven students showcased their theatrical talents in two large productions — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. CSUN Athletics also offered students a variety of sports camps — including soccer, tennis, basketball, volleyball, softball and baseball.

For older teens, the Upward Bound program at CSUN prepared freshman and sophomore students to successfully transition from high school to college.

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