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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Camp Maverick - Rec N' Read

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Summer 2018

Camp Maverick

Join us for Camp Maverick the entire month of June! Four weekly sessions are available to all youth who are interested. Each session can be registered for separately – come to all or join us for one.

Camp Maverick – Rec N’ Read is a recreation and literacy intervention camp designed to help struggling readers improve reading and writing skills while having fun and playing games. We will have lots of games and activities designed to help us make the most of summer with Camp activities going on across campus in the library, computer and art labs, rock climbing, swimming, theater, and more! Children who have completed grades Kindergarten through 5th are welcome.


Camp Details
  • Weekly day camps all June!
  • Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm
  • For children who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade
  • Camp is designed for struggling readers and writers and will provide:
    • Recreation activities for 5 hours each day
    • Literacy activities 3 hours each day
    • A daily lunch and snack
  • Location: MSU Campus, Clinical Sciences Building Atrium, 150 South Road, Mankato, MN 56001
  • Max number of participants: 35
  • [PDF] Print Flyer (582 KiB)
Camp Dates
June 4 – June 8 Fun in the Sun
June 11 – June 15 Underwater World
June 18 – June 22 Let's Travel
June 25 – June 29 Wacky World of Science


Camp Materials

Each day of camp, my child is to bring the following items: sunscreen, hat, water bottle, swimming attire, tennis shoes, and any updates from parents regarding information provided on this form. A child that does not have sunscreen will not be permitted outside. If a child does not have swimming attire, they will not be permitted to swim. Additionally, if a child does not have tennis shoes, they may not be permitted to participate in activities where this footwear is required.

Camp Weekly Rates
Household income Camp fee (weekly)
Scholarship needed* Free
<$34,999 $30
$35,000 - $44,999 $50
$45,000 - $64,999 $110
>$65,000 $170

*Participants may request a scholarship to cover camp fees due to inability to afford camp. Scholarships will be provided as available.  To apply for a scholarship, please call 507-389-1094 or email

  • Contact us with any questions at
    Megan Mahowald, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Speech, Hearing, and Rehabilitation Services; 507-389-1415

  • If you have questions on how to register, contact Continuing & Professional Education at 507-389-1094, or 1-800-311-3142, or