Bethel Offers Summer Academic Camps

Bethel will offer its third annual Academic Camps taught by Bethel professors during the months of June and July. The cost per camper is $125. Academic camps include:

Art with the Masters I and II

July 19-23 (Masters I) and July 26-30 (Masters II)

Ages 7-10 meet from 9 a.m. – noon

Learn how to create your own work by studying the work of the Masters and using a variety of art materials such as clay, paint, dye, ink, collage and more.

Creative Writing: Writing Young Adult Fiction

July 19-23

Ages 11-15 meet from 9 a.m. – noon

Start your own young adult novel! Explore the world of fiction for young adults and adolescents, learning how to plot scenes and build suspense.

Digital Photography

June 21-25

Ages 11-15 meet from 9 a.m. – noon

Learn about the history of photography while creating interesting photographs using Photoshop techniques and changing the digital images to artwork through digital collage.

Ecology: Understanding Animals and Ecosystems

June 21-25

Ages 9-14 meet from 9 a.m. – noon

Learn the names of animals common in Northern Indiana and how they interact to form ecosystems. Perform experiments involving the fox squirrels on the Bethel College campus and learn to bird watch using field guides and binoculars (provided) to learn about birds feeding and nesting on campus.

Math, Science and Origami

July 19-23

Ages 10-14 meet from 9 a.m. – noon

Learn about origami using the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. You’ll even see some computer tools that origami experts use to help them construct very advanced figures.  If you love folding, art, math, science, or just having a good time, you’ll love participating in this class!

For more information or to register, visit or call 574.257.3427.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,100 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.