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2009 Noncredit Summer Programs

The University of Memphis offers a variety of noncredit summer programs. From camps for kids to professional classes for adults, there's something for everyone. For a complete list of camps and events, visit the University's Events Calendar.

Community Music School, May – August
The Community Music School offers programs for all ages, from infants to adults. Programs offered this summer include Memphis Music Camp, Memphis Suzuki Institute, Flute Institute, Music and Art Camp, and Piano and Art Camp. For more information, download the 2009 Summer Brochure or visit

Continuing Education, June - August
Enhance both your professional and personal life by enrolling in our interesting and informative classes – classes you’re not likely to find elsewhere. From conquering your computer and finding out about new career options to learning to meditate and creating balance in your life. From figuring out your finances and “playing” the stock market to cooking and selecting wines, and more, we offer a wide range of classes from which to choose. And you can make the most of your summer travels by learning a new language and improving your photography skills. In addition to serving thousands of individuals, we provide customized training for Mid-South businesses, both large and small, tailoring anytime, anywhere courses to meet their needs. For a complete list of classes and schedules and how to register or contact us, please visit our website at

Discovering Architecture Summer Camp, June 1 – June 13
Discovering Architecture is an exciting summer day camp developed for high school students who are interested in learning more about the art and science of design. The camp is jointly sponsored by the Architecture Program at the University of Memphis and the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. For more information, visit or download the information flyer and application.

Girls Experiencing Engineering, June
Girls Experiencing Engineering (GEE) is a summer program designed to encourage more young women to become engineers. Through hands-on projects, middle- and high-school girls discover what engineers do and how skills like creative thinking, problem solving and communication can contribute to their future success. For more information, visit

Girls in Manufacturing (GiM), June
The Herff College of Engineering will hold its “Girls in Manufacturing” (GiM) summer program for high school girls. In a fun atmosphere, students will learn about engineering, science and technology. For more information or to register, call Sheila Moses at 901/678-4933 or go online to

Josh Pastner Basketball Academy, June
Memphis Tigers Head Coach Josh Pastner and his staff will host various basketball camps. The camps will include the Josh Pastner Memphis Madness, Summer Swish and Drills and Skills Day Camps. For more information concerning dates and registration information, visit

Melissa McFerrin Hoop School
Registration is now open for the Lady Tiger Basketball Summer Camps. Memphis head coach Melissa McFerrin and her staff will hold the camps beginning on June 19 with three camps being offered for ages ranging from 10-18. The camps include McFerrin High School Team, Hoop School Day and AAU Team Camps. Please see the website for more information,

Memphis Opera & Song Academy, May 17 – May 31
The Memphis Opera & Song Academy is a two-week program to prepare opera singers for auditioning and performing in the opera houses of Europe. The Grand Finale Concert is Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Harris Concert Hall. More information is available by phone at 901/678-4082, by e-mail at, or online at

Memphis Softball Summer Camps, June - July
Registration is now open for the Lady Tiger Softball Summer Camps. Memphis head coach Windy Thees and her staff will hold the camps beginning on June 9 with four camps being offered. The Tiger softball staff will hold four Summer Camps beginning with a Pitcher/Cather Camp on June 8-9. A Hitting Camp will then be offered on June 10-11 with a Youth Camp offered June 16-18 and a All Skills Camp is available on July 7-9. Please see the website for more information,

Tommy West Football Camps, June
Memphis Tigers Head Football Coach Tommy West will host a variety of different football campus in June. The camps will range from grades 2-12 with a specific one just for seniors. Visit the Athletics Camp website for information and details concerning the camps.

Richie Grant Soccer Camp, July 12-16
The University of Memphis head men’s soccer coach and a native of Dublin, Ireland with various other staffing personnel will conduct a soccer camp in Jackson, TN at Lambuth University. This campus is for males and females ages 5-18. For more information and to find out how to sign up visit Richie Grant Soccer Camp website.

The University of Memphis Youth Soccer Camp, June
The University of Memphis Soccer Program will conduct its annual Youth Soccer Camps for boy’s and girl’s ages of 5 to 14 for two weeks this summer. This camp will utilize the games skills to focus on player development; with sessions consisting of passing, receiving, dribbling, shooting, and heading. Whether your son or daughter is a beginner or an accomplished player, this camp is designed to make them a better player. We will group the campers in accordance with age and ability as the week progresses. For a brochure and registration information, please visit the website at

Swim School, May - August
The Campus Recreation and Intramural Services at the University of Memphis are offering Swim Schools for children ages 4 to 14 years, beginners to advanced and also a Swim School program for Adults. For more information about both programs offered by Campus Recreation and Intramural Services, please visit their website or contact Suzanne French at or 901-678-3461.

Orff Schulwerk Institute, Levels I,II, III - July 13 – July 24
Master Class - July 27 - July 31
The Orff Schulwerk Instititute offers Level I, II and III along with a Master Class training for teachers of the Orff Schulwerk approach to teaching music.  All three levels are available as credit or non-credit courses.  For more information, please contact Joyce Gordon at or by phone at 901-678-3532.  You may also visit the web site at

To learn more about Professional and Continuing Education, please visit