The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Union County

May 17, 2013

Bucknell to host programs and conferences June 8 through July 27


Visiting programs

Visiting organizations include: Pennsylvania Kiwanis June 14-16; Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Youth Conference June 17-21; Mission U (formerly Schools of Christian Mission) July 11-14; PACAC July 14-16; and Renaissance Nutrition July 22-25.

Sports camps include: boys basketball team day June 8-9; Bison baseball day camp June 10-11; girls elite basketball prospect camp June 15-16; adult field hockey tournament June 15-16; girls basketball skills camp June 16-19; girls lacrosse June 17-19; boys basketball college prospects June 21-22; Bison football shoot-out 7on7 clinic June 22; boys basketball individual camp June 23-26; girls basketball team shootout June 30;water polo camp June 24-27 and June 29 - July 2; boys lacrosse July 1-3; wrestling camp July 7-10; boys soccer July 7-10 and July 12-15; cross country/track camp July 14-18; field hockey camp July 17-20; and boys baseball July 24-27.

The WSY Summer Long Course Classic will be held June 13-16, and the Mid-Atlantic Long Course championship will be held July 16-20 with teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware competing at Kinney Natatorium.

Football recruiting camp will be held June 23 and July 27. A wrestling dual meet/tournament is scheduled for July 6. A PIAA football officials clinic will be held July 21. A mini field hockey day camp will be held July 24-26.

Cavalcade of Champions

The 10th annual Cavalcade of Champions drum and bugle corps competition will be held July 6, at 7 p.m. in the Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium at Bucknell.

Reserved seats are $20 per person; general seats are $17. Advance tickets, which go on sale at 10 a.m. June 17, are available online from the Campus Box Office or in person at the campus box office in the Weis Center weekdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The box office opens at 5 p.m. on July 6; stadium gates open at 5:30.

Featured performers are the Bushwackers Drum and Bugle Corps, Princeton, N.J.; the Empire Statesmen Drum and Bugle Corps, Rochester, N.Y.; the Hawthorne Caballeros, Hawthorne, N.J.; the Sunrisers Drum and Bugle Corps, Brentwood, Long Island, N.Y. and the Windsor Regiment, West Windsor, N.J.

In addition, there will be a combined exhibition with the Hawthorne Caballeros Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps, Hawthorne, N.J., and the Preston Scout House Alumni Band, Ontario, Canada.

The summer conferences program at Bucknell University originated as a way to provide year-round employment to university staffs and offers a wide range of facilities in an educational and professional atmosphere.

For more information about the Bucknell summer conferences program, call the Office of Events Management at (570) 577-3095 or visit the website at



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