Apr 10, 2014 14:12 SLU’s ‘Camp Rec’ to kick off May 27 SLU’s ‘Camp Rec’ to kick off May 27 Advocate staff report April 10, 2014 Comments Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Recreational Sports and Wellness is hosting 10 weeks of “Camp Rec” this summer. Created for children ages 5 to 12, the camp is an option for parents who want their children to have fun and stay physically active while developing social skills, confidence and independence, SLU officials said in a recent news release. Camp Rec is offered weekly beginning May 27 and ending Aug. 8. Camp Rec will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pennington Student Activity Center, located at University and General Pershing avenues. Dollie Hebert-Crouch, director of Recreational Sports and Wellness, said each week has a theme and that activities include outdoor adventures, field day games, arts and crafts, health and fitness talks, relay races, a talent show, swimming and field trips. The weekly fee of $135 for campers and $125 for siblings includes breakfast, lunch and snacks as well as a Camp Rec T-shirt. Early drop-off at 7 a.m. is free. Late pickup, from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., is $35 per camper for the week. Registration for Camp Rec is $40 per family and is waived for Pennington Student Activity Center members. To register, call (985) 549-5734 or visit the membership desk at the Pennington Student Activity Center.