Mount Holyoke Summer 2000 Conference Schedule

Saturday, May 27, 2000 - 12:00


May 27 to
August 16, 2000

Summer Theater - Mount Holyoke Summer Theater, celebrating its 30th anniversary season, is a professional theater company. Eight main-stage plays will be presented in the "Festive Tent-on-the Hill" adjacent to South Mandelle Hall on campus. This year's season will include:

Love Letters (June 20-24),
The Last Night of Ballyhoo (June 27-July 1),
The Real Inspector Hound (July 4-8),
Senior Circuit (July 11-15),
Defying Gravity (July 18-22),
Sleuth (July 25-29),
The Fall of the House of Usher (August 8-12).

Tickets are $26 inner circle, $23 Mezzanine, and $21 upper tier. Students and seniors receive a $2 discount on single tickets. Curtain time for all the evening performances is 8:00 pm. This summer, Summer Theater is also presenting three children's plays:

The Frog Prince (July 5-8),
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (July 19-22), and
Puss in Boots (August 2-5).

All childrren's performances will be presented in Gettel Amphitheater, rain or shine, at 10:00 am. Tickets for these performances are $5 general admission or $12 for a season subscription. For further information, contact the Summer Theater Business Office at (413)538-2632.

June 10 to
July 21, 2000

American Mathematical Society The joint Summer Research Conferences in the Mathematical Sciences will be held at Mount Holyoke. The topics and organizers for the conferences were selected by the AMS, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

July 1 to
August 12
8:00 PM
Chapin Auditorium

Musicorda Festival concerts feature internationally renowned concert artists.Preconcert "informances" enhance listening pleasure. This introduction to the evening will be held in the New York Room, Mary Wooley Hall at 7:15 pm. Student recitals are on Wednesday evenings. There will be a children's concert on July 12 at 10:30 am. For more information, please call (413) 538-2590

June 25 to
August 4, 2000

Center for Talented Youth is a summer residential program for young, highly able students. Motivated participants enroll in challenging humanities, math, and science courses, taught well above grade level, by dedicated instructors in a safe and supportive environment. The Center for Talented Youth experience gives students a better picture of their own academic ability and potential, helps them to develop better work habits, and refines their educational goals. For more information contact Christine Taylor at (410) 538-2590.

June 9 to
July 15, 2000

Row as One The participants of Row as One come together to work on technical skills on the water as well as on the state of the art, on-land rowing simulator; increasing knowledge about training in general; networking with other masters women from around the country. Holly Metcalf, Mount Holyoke class of 1981, is among the group leaders. Holly was a member of the US Olympic Crew team in 1984, where she won a gold medal with the women's heavy weight eight. For more information contact Holly Metcalf at (617)523-1038

June 25 to
August 11, 2000

Summer Math for Teachers consists of five institutes for teachers of mathematics, grades K-12. The program is designed to allow teachers to develop new classroom strategies that promote mathematical understanding, explore mathematical ideas with the use of computers and calculators, and consider current research in mathematics education.For more information call Virginia Bastable at (413) 538-2063.

July 2 to
July 29, 2000

Summer Math for Students provides an opportunity for young women in high school to actively explore mathematics, build confidence, discover computers, develop problem-solving strategies, and have a "taste of college." Most students live on campus and, in addition to classes, have opportunities to participate in sports, creative writing, arts and crafts, and day trips. The program in not only for "A" students looking for new frontiers in mathematics, but also for students who approach mathematics with fear and little confidence. All students are challenged to deepen their conceptual understanding of math in a supportive environment. For further information, please call (413) 538-2608

July 9 to
July 29, 2000

Nike Tennis Camp at Mount Holyoke College enters its inaugural season steeped in tradition. After many successful years in operation this camp is destined for success during three sessions, July 9-14, July 16-21, and July 23-28, on the fabulous campus at Mount Holyoke College. The tennis facilities include 16 outdoor and six indoor courts. Camp Director Matt Rose enters his 7th season as head coach at Washington College in Maryland, where he has coached 10 All-Americans and led the team to a 1997 National Championship. As a player, he was captain of the National Championship team at Rollins College in Florida. He coached and trained top level players at the University Club in Memphis, Tennessee for five years and worked with the USTA Player Development Programs for 4 years. Coach Rose also helped develop the games of junior players at the Tournament Tough Camps in Florida. Assistant director, Kathy Rose has been involved in camps for the past eight years. For more information call 1-800-645-3226

July 8 to
July 23, 2000

P.L.A.Y. Planned Learning Achievement for Youth is a unique, innovative, non profit corporation based in Amherst, Massachusetts, designed to enhance the minority student-athlete's personal and athletic development. PLAY., Inc's mission is to provide these minority students with the necessary academic skills to meet college admission guidelines, and turn an athletic scholarship into a college degree. For more information contact Dennis Jackson at (413) 549-3975

July 9 to
July 28, 2000

USSC Swim Camp Since 1970, the United States Sports Camps has run one of the premiere swim camps in the country. Our philosophy is to educate competetive swimmers on the proper techniques of each stroke as well as give them knowledge about proper workouts, dry land training, nutrition, mental training, and injury prevention. The camp is open to any competetive swimmers from 9 years old to swimmers entering their senior year os high school. The staff consists of college and universtiy coaches and swimmers. For more information contact David Allen at (413) 538-2314

July 20 to
July 23, 2000

Modern Arnis The East Coast Modern Arnis Summer Camp is a training camp for traditional Filipino martial art of Modern Arnis. The camp is in its 15th year (its ninth year at Mount Holyoke) and martial arts experts from all over the US will converge on July 22 for four days of training with the Grand Master and his top students. For further information contact the camp director, J. Richard Roy at (413) 774-2888 or write to J.R. Roy Martial Arts Studio, 1 Osgood Street, Greenfield, MA 01301