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UMW Summer Events 2015

Compiled by Melina Downs, Media Manager, University Relations, University of Mary Washington. UMW file photo copyright Fredericksburg Today.

University of Mary Washington
Events Open to the Public
June 2015 – August 2015

Note: All events are held at 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, unless otherwise listed.

June 2015

Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19 Camp, Running Eagles Basketball Camp, for ages 7-16; Anderson Center; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; $200; registration required at http://www.runningeaglesbasketballcamp.com/day-camps.cfm.

Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19 Camp, Eagle Sports Performance Academy, athletes ages 14 and up complete speed, strength, conditioning, core, flexibility, agility and plyometric training to prepare for the physical demands of athletic competition; Goolrick Hall; 5 p.m.; June 15, 17, 19; $125; registration required at http://bit.ly/1I7gFV8.

Friday, June 19 – Saturday, June 20 Class, Monitoring Students’ Academic Progress, professional development course for educators taught by Roberta Gentry; Stafford Campus, 121 University Blvd., Fredericksburg; Friday 4-10 p.m., Saturday online 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $396; registration required at http://bit.ly/155dD8c.

Monday, June 22 – Thursday, June 25 Camp, Riser Baseball Camp, instructional youth camp for ages 6-12; Dickinson Stadium; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $195; registration required at http://www.riserbaseballcamps.com/youth-camps.cfm.

Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26 Camp, Eagle Sports Performance Academy, athletes ages 14 and up complete speed, strength, conditioning, core, flexibility, agility and plyometric training to prepare for the physical demands of athletic competition; Goolrick Hall; June 22, 24, 26 at 5 p.m.; $125; registration required at http://bit.ly/1I7gFV8.

Friday, June 26 – Saturday, June 27 Class, Intro to Autism Characteristics and Strategies for the Non-Special Educator – Section I, professional development course for educators taught by Nicole Myers; Stafford Campus, 121 University Blvd., Fredericksburg; Friday 4-10 p.m., Saturday online 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $396; registration required at http://bit.ly/155dD8c.

Sunday, June 28 Event, Elizabeth Monroe Birthday Celebration, featuring afternoon tea and conversation with Mrs. Monroe’s friend Rosalie Stier Calvert (portrayed by Mary Ann Jung); James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 2 p.m.; $25 general admission; registration required at (540) 654-1123 or [email protected]

Sunday, June 28 Tour, Guided Woodland Walks, by Virginia Master Naturalists; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 2 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1839.

July 2015

Wednesday, July 1 Event, GMAT Math Boot Camp, brush up on your math skills, go over essential concepts and learn how to approach problems with expert math instructors from Princeton Review; Stafford Campus, 121 University Blvd., Fredericksburg, South Building, Room 204; 6-8:30 p.m.; free; registration required at www.business.umw.edu.
Friday, July 3 Event, First Friday History Trivia Night; match wits and win prizes in history trivia competitions featuring celebrity Quizzmasters, light refreshments, cash bar and 50/50 raffle; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 6-8 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1043.

Monday, July 6 – Tuesday, July 7 Camp, Major Monroe’s History Camp, a hands-on history camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12; includes games, crafts, demonstrations and tours to introduce children to life during the American Revolution and the War of 1812, light refreshments, no lunch; 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 9 a.m. – noon; $40, space limited; registration required at (540) 654-2112 or [email protected] by June 30.

Tuesday, July 7 Workshop, Preschool Palette: Color Dance, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $10 per child; space limited; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Thursday, July 9 – Saturday, July 11 Camp, Nike Field Hockey Camp, team camp for girls ages 10 to 18; Mason Hall; 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; $300 or $400 overnight; registration required at http://bit.ly/1GAAPfq.

Thursday, July 9 Workshop, Preschool Palette: Color Dance, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $10 per child; space limited; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Friday, July 10 Workshop, Preschool Palette: Color Dance, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $10 per child; space limited; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Friday, July 10 – Saturday, July 11 Class, Intro to Autism Characteristics and Strategies for the Non-Special Educator – Section II, professional development course for educators taught by Nicole Myers; Stafford Campus, 121 University Blvd., Fredericksburg; Friday 4-10 p.m., Saturday online 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $396; registration required at http://bit.ly/155dD8c.

Sunday, July 12 – Wednesday, July 15 Camp, Nike Field Hockey Camp, all skills camp for girls ages 10 to 18; Mason Hall; 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; $475 or $575 overnight; registration required at http://bit.ly/1GAAPfq.

Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 17 Camp, Eagle Sports Performance Academy, athletes ages 14 and up complete speed, strength, conditioning, core, flexibility, agility and plyometric training to prepare for the physical demands of athletic competition; Goolrick Hall; July 13, 15, 17 at 5 p.m.; $125; registration required at http://bit.ly/1I7gFV8.

Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 17 Camp, Eagle Sports Performance Academy, athletes ages 16 and up complete speed, strength, conditioning, core, flexibility, agility and plyometric training to prepare for the physical demands of athletic competition; Goolrick Hall; July 13, 15, 17 at 6 p.m.; $125; registration required at http://bit.ly/1I7gFV8.

Thursday, July 16 Workshop, Preschool Palette: Color Dance, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $10 per child; space limited; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Thursday, July 16 Event, MBA Info Session/GMAT Strategy Session, featuring MBA alumni, faculty and staff, along with Princeton Review representative who will go over tips for the exam; Stafford Campus, 121 University Boulevard, Fredericksburg, South Building, Room 204; 6-8 p.m.; free; registration required at www.business.umw.edu.

Friday, July 17 – Saturday, July 18 Class, We the Kids – Civics Instruction in the Elementary School, professional development course for educators taught by Jane Huffman; Stafford Campus, 121 University Blvd., Fredericksburg; Friday 4-10 p.m., Saturday online 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $396; registration required at http://bit.ly/155dD8c.

Monday, July 20 – Thursday, July 23 Camp, Riser Baseball Camp, instructional youth camp for ages 6-12; Dickinson Stadium; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $195; registration required at http://www.riserbaseballcamps.com/youth-camps.cfm.

Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24 Camp, Eagle Sports Performance Academy, athletes ages 14 and up complete speed, strength, conditioning, core, flexibility, agility and plyometric training to prepare for the physical demands of athletic competition; Goolrick Hall; July 20, 22, 24 at 5 p.m.; $125; registration required at http://bit.ly/1I7gFV8.

Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24 Camp, Eagle Sports Performance Academy, athletes ages 16 and up complete speed, strength, conditioning, core, flexibility, agility and plyometric training to prepare for the physical demands of athletic competition; Goolrick Hall; July 20, 22, 24 at 6 p.m.; $125; registration required at http://bit.ly/1I7gFV8.

Sunday, July 26 Tour, Guided Woodland Walks, by Virginia Master Naturalists; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 2 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1839.

Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31 Camp, Running Eagles Basketball Camp, for ages 7-16; Anderson Center; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; $200; registration required at http://www.runningeaglesbasketballcamp.com/day-camps.cfm.

Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31 Camp, Eagle Sports Performance Academy, athletes ages 14 and up complete speed, strength, conditioning, core, flexibility, agility and plyometric training to prepare for the physical demands of athletic competition; Goolrick Hall; July 27, 29, 31 at 5 p.m.; $125; registration required at http://bit.ly/1I7gFV8.

Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31 Camp, Eagle Sports Performance Academy, athletes ages 16 and up complete speed, strength, conditioning, core, flexibility, agility and plyometric training to prepare for the physical demands of athletic competition; Goolrick Hall; July 27, 29, 31 at 6 p.m.; $125; registration required at http://bit.ly/1I7gFV8.

Thursday, July 30 Event, GMAT Math Boot Camp, brush up on your math skills, go over essential concepts and learn how to approach problems with expert math instructors from Princeton Review; Stafford Campus, 121 University Boulevard, Fredericksburg, South Building, Room 204; 6-8:30 p.m.; free; registration required at www.business.umw.edu.

August 2015
Friday, August 7 Event, First Friday History Trivia Night; match wits and win prizes in history trivia competitions featuring celebrity Quizzmasters, light refreshments, cash bar and 50/50 raffle; James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 6-8 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1043.

Tuesday, August 11 Lecture, World War II Ends – Dahlgren Tests Validate New Atomic Capability; Dahlgren campus, 4224 University Dr., King George; 4:30 p.m.; free; [email protected]

Tuesday, August 18 Workshop, Preschool Palette: Mouse Paint, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $10 per child; space limited; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Thursday, August 20 Workshop, Preschool Palette: Mouse Paint, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $10 per child; space limited; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Friday, August 21 Workshop, Preschool Palette: Mouse Paint, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $10 per child; space limited; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Thursday, August 27 Workshop, Preschool Palette: Mouse Paint, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10 a.m.; $10 per child; space limited; Reservations required at (540) 654-1851 or [email protected]

Saturday, August 29 Event, Regency-Era Fashion Show, view and learn about the women’s and men’s fashions of the Regency Era – the era of Jane Austen and James Monroe – with the living history group The MerryMakers; 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; free with museum admission; (540) 654-1123 or [email protected]

Sunday, August 30 Tour, Guided Woodland Walks, by Virginia Master Naturalists; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 2 p.m.; free; (540) 654-1839.

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