Kick off this summer with a UNF summer camp

Breanna Cataldo, Features Editor

If you’re feeling bored, curious or if you’re simply looking for something fun to do with your friends, UNF has you covered. This summer, UNF has multiple camps that you can attend that vary in content and price.

Bridge Eight Poetry Workshop: From June 22 to July 20, you can read, discuss and decipher work written by established poets. The workshop is both sponsored and held at MOCA. Meeting times and costs vary, but the workshop will begin on Saturday, June 22, at 11 a.m.

Yoga in the Atrium: If you’re feeling the need to relax, Yoga in the Atrium will be held on the last Sunday of every month. The class will take place in the Atrium Gallery at MOCA. It will kick off on June 30, from 12 p.m – 1 p.m. It costs $20 per person, and it’s encouraged that you bring your own mat and blocks if you have them. Each student who attends will get a complimentary admission to the museum.

Movies on the House: Summer can be a bit too hot sometimes, and to beat the heat MOCA will be holding a free movie night on Thursday, July 11. Feel free to bring your family to see a showing of “Wall-E.” The movie begins at 7 p.m and ends at 9 p.m.

Wine Essentials: As long as you’re ages 21 and up, you can spend one of your summer nights tasting and discussing wines with and industry professional for $89. The wine tasting will be held on Monday, July 1, from 6 p.m – 8:30 p.m. It will take place at the  Adam W. Herbert University Center.

Beginner Gardening: On Wednesday, June 26, you can join the Ogier Garden staff for an introductory lesson on gardening. Anyone who attends will also get an overview of the student adopt-a-bed program. The lesson is free of charge and begins at 9 a.m at the  Frederick and Ophelia Tate Ogier Gardens.

Charcoal Drawing Techniques: If you’re interested in black and white drawings, this course will teach you some different techniques and materials needed for them. For $139, students will learn from hands-on experiences, lectures and demonstrations. The class takes place from June 27 to August 8. If you’d like to attend, head to the Adam W. Herbert University Center from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

For extra information on the camps and classes click here.


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