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The Watersports Camp
“My children had sooooooooooo much fun! My son’s face was lit up every day at pick up. He was so excited and kept telling me that The Watersports Camp is ‘the BEST CAMP EVER!’ The counselors are patient and great with the kids. I’m impressed. My kids go to summer camps all summer and The Watersports Camp staff was the BEST by far! Excellent.”
— Paula D., Camp Parent
The Watersports Camp is San Diego’s premier summer camp for youth ages 6 to 17!
The fun and educational camps are held at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center and run Monday through Friday in week long, full-day and half-day sessions. The focus is on creating high-quality camp experiences in a safe, fun and enriching environment!
Upcoming Camp Dates
Week 5 — July 9 - 13
Week 6 — July 16 - 20
Week 7 — July 23 - 27
Week 8 — July 30 - August 3
Week 9 — August 6 - 10
Week 10 — August 13 - 17
Week 11 — August 20 - 24
As part of Associated Students employee benefits, staff members receive 20% off at The Watersports Camp! This is a great opportunity for staff members with kids or grandkids to enjoy San Diego's best youth camp at our own Mission Bay Aquatic Center! To take advantage of this benefit, enter coupon code ASEMPLOY during registration at watersportscamp.com!
International Mud Day
SDSU Children’s Center
The SDSU Children’s Center celebrated International Mud Day on June 29. And it was a huge success!
5 Crazy Interesting Fun Random Facts
Viejas Arena Box Office
The Box Office building at Viejas Arena is not physically connected to the Arena. The building is offset from the main building by approximately 45 feet.
The term ‘Box Office’ is derived from when citizens in the 16th century would place 1 penny in a box as an admission fee to the theatre.
Between June and Rico, Viejas Arena Ticket Office Manager & Supervisor, they have over 50 years of ticketing experience in various Ticketmaster ticketing platforms.
Almost 100% of the students the Box Office has hired as freshmen remain in school for 4+ years, and also stay with us as student employees.
There are more exterior glass windows at the box office than the entire Arena. The Box Office has 11 windows. They all have speaker holes and pass through slots at the bottom to handle transactions. The Arena building has 8 windows total. There are 6 on the 2nd level that can be used for emergency ventilation and 2 for natural sunlight.
Submitted by Nicole Parr, Viejas Arena Office and Marketing Assistant
Katie Wall, Mission Bay Aquatic Center
- What is your name, job title and major?
Katie Wall, Photographer/ Marketing Assistant, Art with an Emphasis in Multimedia
- Which A.S. department do you work in?
Mission Bay Aquatic Center. I tell the MBAC story through shooting and producing content for social media, brochures, and other marketing outlets.
- How long have you worked for A.S.?
I was hired in May of 2017.
- What was the last movie you saw? Thumbs up or thumbs down?
“The Incredibles 2,” huge thumbs up! Definitely worth the 14-year wait.
- Which three people (living or dead) you would like to have dinner with? And why?
I would give anything to have dinner with my two grandparents, who past away this last year, and the person whom I will end up marrying someday. I was extremely close to both of them and they are the two people who I would want my future husband to meet.
- What city would you most like to visit or visit again?
Any tropical beach location will do!
- What is your favorite ride at an amusement park?
Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land at Disney’s California Adventure Park. It feels like you're really in the movie!
- Would you rather build a sandcastle or a snowman?
Sandcastle, because I hate being cold and love being tan.
- What is your favorite sports team or who is your favorite individual athlete?
Jennie Finch is my favorite athlete. I grew up playing softball and she is definitely the most well-known professional softball player. I met her at a tournament when I was playing in Colorado one summer and got a picture with her and had her sign a softball for me. I also really admire her core values and how she stays true to them.
- What type of pets do you have and what are their names?
I have an Australian Shepard puppy named Kona!
- What three things are always in your refrigerator?
Coconut milk to put in my coffee, my mom's FAMOUS salsa (it's so good my friends ask for it for their birthdays), and apples to keep the doctor away.
- “Most people don’t know that I like to…”
Reorganize. The Container Store and HomeGoods are my happy places!
- If you could have a superhero power what would it be? And why?
Teleportation so I would never have to sit in traffic EVER again!
- What is one of your favorite things to do on the SDSU campus?
I love going to the Farmers’ Market on Thursdays and getting a Chamango smoothie.
- Is your favorite part of working for A.S.?
It is such a unique opportunity to be able to work with people who I also go to school with. It creates such an awesome work environment and dynamic that I don’t think I would be able to find in many other places. Not to mention that I get to hang out at the beach everyday.