Anderson, Indiana

Summer camps focus on dance, entrepreneurship, music business, and careers

Mon, 2010-05-10 08:10 -- univcomm
May 10, 2010

Anderson University will offer four camps for high school students over the summer. The Orangehaus Music Business Camp and the Entrepreneurship Camp return this year, while two other camps will be offered for the first time: The JustDance Summer Dance Intensive and the Career Camp sponsored by the Anderson University Career Development Center.


ombcOrangehaus Music Business Camp

July 12-17, 2010

For High School Students Ages 14-18

Cost: $650 for early registration ($725 after June 1); includes tuition, housing, and meals

The Orangehaus Music Business Camp, sponsored by the Anderson University School of Music, is designed for high school students ages 14-18 who are interested in exploring potential careers in the music business. The week-long summer program, now in its third year, is an innovative forum for students to learn how to record, engineer, produce, and market a professional demo. Classes are available in ProTools technology, artist development, songwriting, Internet marketing, live performance, digital distribution, and more. Instructors are award-winning music industry professionals who have worked with such artists as Taylor Swift, Casting Crowns, Dave Barnes, Thousand Foot Crutch, and Jon McLaughlin. For more information, visit the Orangehaus Music Business Camp website.


entrepreneurshipEntrepreneurship Camp

June 20-22

For Indiana High School Students

Cost: $59; includes tuition, housing, and meals

The Entrepreneurship Camp, sponsored by the Falls School of Business, is designed to help Indiana high school students sharpen their skills in business and entrepreneurship. Students will participate in team projects and events, visit local businesses, compete for prizes, and work with Anderson University students and faculty. Students will also have the opportunity to meet other entrepreneurs, craft elevator pitches, and implement viral marketing. The average prize per attendee is $100.  For more information, visit the Entrepreneurship Camp website, or contact Emmett Dulaney at


justdanceJustDance Summer Dance Intensive

June 21-25, 2010

For High School and College Students

Cost: $600 (plus $50 application fee and additional $235 for housing and meals)

The JustDance Summer Dance Intensive is a week-long dance camp that offers high school and college students experiential training in a variety of dance forms, including modern dance, ballet, jazz, world dance, improvisation, and repertory. Classes will be taught by Anderson University faculty as well as a guest dance company, RusticGroove. An informal showing will take place at the end of the week for parents and friends. The intensive is designed especially for high school and college students who intend to pursue dance in college or are currently enrolled in or considering a dance program. However, dance faculty and professional dancers may also participate. For more information, visit the JustDance Summer Dance Intensive website.


careerCareer Camp

Junior Camp: July 19-21, 2010

Senior Camp: July 28-30, 2010

Cost: $79 for early registration ($99 after June 1)

The Career Camp, sponsored by the Anderson University Career Development Center, will be offered in separate installments for high school juniors and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to discover their values, personality, abilities, and interests through the use of online assessments, and explore areas of study (college majors) and occupations based on this assessment. In addition, students will be exposed to the various job markets along with their projected growth in the coming years. Students will also develop a short- and long-term plan of action toward meeting their career goals. For more information, visit the Career Camp website, or send an e-mail to

Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson continues to be recognized as a top Christian college: in 2009, U.S. News and World Report ranked Anderson University among the best colleges and universities in the Midwest for the sixth consecutive year. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing, and theology.