Livingston-Tangipahoa briefs for May 9, 2013

Summer camp registration open

The Division of Extended Studies at Southeastern Louisiana University is holding registration for Summer Day Camp 2013, Zoom into Careers and Art Camp.

Southeastern’s Summer Day Camp includes a variety of activities, such as physical fitness, recreational games and academic activities for boys and girls pre-K through sixth grade. Campers must be 5 years old by the end of December 2013, organizers said.

Four sessions will be offered this summer: Session 1, May 28 to June 7; Session 2, June 10 to June 21; Session 3, June 24 to July 12, with the week of July 1 off; and Session 4, July 15 to July 26. The cost of each two-week session is $220. Daily camp activities will be from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children may be dropped off for pre-camp activities beginning at 7:30 a.m. and pick up will be 5 p.m.

Visit http://www.southeastern.edu/escamps or call (985) 549-2301 to register for this and other Southeastern camps. Online registration will be available for the Summer Day Camp and Zoom into Careers only. Printable applications for both the day camp and art workshop can be dropped off at the University Center, room 103 or mailed to Extended Studies, SLU 10858, Hammond, La. 70402.

Southeastern offers robotic camp

Southeastern Louisiana University will offer a one-week summer camp in computing and robotics for middle and high school students July 22 to July 26.

Sponsored by the Department of Computer Science and Industrial Technology in a partnership with the software development firm Geocent, the camp will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is $25, which includes lunch each day, organizers said.

The application deadline is July 5, and space is limited. Application form are on the department’s website, http://www.southeastern.edu/csit.

Small business counseling offered

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University is working with its partners in the region to offer outreach counseling sessions throughout the north shore.

The free and confidential one-on-one meetings will be available by appointment only. The SBDC provides assistance in development of business plans, advertising and sales, inventory control, financial projections, cost analysis and more, organizers said.

To make an appointment, call the host location at the number listed below:

  • First Tuesday of each month. Amite City Chamber of Commerce, (985) 748-5537.
  • First Wednesday each month, Dixie Business Development Center in Denham Springs, (225) 665-0809.
  • Second Wednesday of each month, Livingston Economic Development Council, (225) 686-3982
  • Third Tuesday of each month, Livingston Parish Library (Watson and Livingston Branches), (225) 686-2489.
  • Fourth Thursday of each month, Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce in Denham Springs, (225) 665-8155.

For information, call (985) 549-3831 or visit http://www.lsbdc.org/slu.