Bucknell to Host More Than 8,000 This Summer

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Camps, Conferences and Athletics Events Will Bring Visitors to Campus

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bucknell University will host more than 40 summer events that will bring more than 8,000 visitors to campus. These programs will run through Aug. 25.

Several of these events are summer sport camps and clinics. Sports programs running camps over the summer include baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, field hockey, football, men’s and women’s soccer, and wrestling.

Non-University athletic events will bring some of the largest crowds to campus this summer. Approximately 650 people are expected to attend the West Shore YMCA Summer Long Course Swimming Classic, June 13-16; 600 are expected for the Nittany Lion Aquatics Club Swim Meet, June 21-23; 900 are anticipated for a wrestling dual-meet tournament on July 6; and more than 1,000 people are projected to visit during the Middle Atlantic Long Course Senior Championships, July 9-13.

Other highlights of the summer schedule include Engineering Camp, June 23-27; Chemistry Camp, July 8-11; and Project Catalyst for engineering educators, also referred to as the E3 workshop, July 16-19. The College Admissions Workshop, which is for children of Bucknell alumni, faculty and staff, will be held June 27-28, while the Bucknell Academy Summer Experience (BASE) is slated for June 23-27.

Approximately 200 students will continue their academic work through the Bucknell Summer Session, which runs June 10 through July 19.

For more information, visit the summer conference website, or contact the Office of Events Management at 570-577-3171.

CONTACT: Mike Ferlazzo, 570-577-3212, 570-238-6266 (c), mike.ferlazzo@bucknell.edu

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