Summer camps for kids begin July 5 – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
The HWS Update

Summer camps for kids begin July 5

Hobart and William Smith Colleges is providing an exciting and educational experience for boys and girls, ages 7 -10, from July 5 through Aug. 12. HWS Kids College is six fun-filled weeks of academic activities, arts, crafts, games, swimming, teamwork, field trips and more.

There will be visiting professors as well as field trips; a camp T-shirt, lunch and an afternoon snack are included in the weekly fee; choose as many sessions as you want.

Our trained and experienced staff, which includes Caroline Wenzel '05, Sarah Mantell '06 and Mark Conklin '06, has created a structured program that will allow the campers to have fun while learning.


July 5-8: Orientation to College – $140 (short week)
Beginning the fun; campers get to know each other.
Field Trip to Watkins Glen

July 11-15: Nature 101 – $175
Water, animals, farms, the human body.
Class taught by geoscience professors John Halfman and Sue Orrell

July 18-22: In the News – $175
Olympics, government, creating news.
Performance of a short play

July 25-29: Study Abroad- $175
Culture and International Studies.
Field trips to Rochester's Strong Museum and a Red Wings baseball game.

Aug. 1-5: Finger Lakes 101- $175
Native Americans, local history, transportation.
Visit Taughannock Falls near Trumansburg and Genessee Country Village and Museum in Mumford.

Aug. 8-12: Graduation and the Future – $175
Careers and Occupations.
Field Trips: Corning Museum of Glass.

Alumni and faculty discounts are available.

For more details or to register, call Erica Cooney-Connor, director of summer programs, at 781-3103 or e-mail