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Are you looking for a fun summer activity to keep your child’s brain stimulated? The KU Edwards Campus is excited to host summer camps presented by KU Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science.

If you have questions regarding any of the camp listings, please contact the unit presenting the camp.


KU Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences presents
Physical Activity & Youth Fitness Camps

Hawk Fitness Academy

Register your child for an 8-week session that works best for your family's schedule. Each session meets 2 days per week:

  • Lawrence Session (KU Main Campus): Summer 2019 session meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., beginning June 4. View location & full schedule details here (pdf).
  • Overland Park Session (KU Edwards Campus): Summer 2019 session meets on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., beginning June 3. View location & full schedule details here (pdf).

Deadline to register is the Friday before the first day of the session(s).

Cost to Participate:

  • Reduced* Rate: $100 per child;
  • Regular Rate: $405 per child

*The David and Margaret Shirk Physical Education Programs Fund provides financial support for families and children to participate in the Hawk Fitness Academy at a reduced rate. Future youth activity prices subject to change. Scholarships are limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis. 

What happens at the camp? (pdf)
 

About the camp director

Dr. Trent Herda - The Director

Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas.

I started the Hawk Fitness Academy to improve the health of children. Our program is specially designed to improve strength and balance along with heart health. Traditional exercise programs for children focus on heart health and playing sports. What makes our program unique is that we focus on improving strength and balance along with heart health. Strength and balance is important for functionality as we age. Your child will also learn exercise skills that can be performed as adults in any recreational center or gym.

Phone: 785-864-2224
Email: t.herda@ku.edu

 

Questions? Contact us at hawkfit@ku.edu or 785-864-2224.  

Online registration form





In addition to your registration, please complete our release of liability and video release forms.


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