Former Summer Camper Returns as OU Student

Every summer Oglethorpe hosts hundreds of kid campers who are practicing their sport, perfecting their craft, or honing their music skills.  But, it’s not every day that one of those campers becomes an OU student. Ben Hirsch attended the Peter Howell Tennis Camp when he was just 12 years old—and this fall the rising freshman art major will return to Oglethorpe in his new role. Initially, Ben didn’t expect Coach Howell, …

CBS Visits Oglethorpe, Asks “Tough Questions” About the Summer Heat

The summer heat was intense this afternoon—and Atlanta’s CBS affiliate WGCL 46 wanted to know how kids at summer camps are keeping cool.  What better place to find campers than at Oglethorpe, where hundreds of budding athletes train for their favorite sports, including soccer, lacrosse, basketball, and tennis. The CBS news team caught up with the kids at the Peter Howell Tennis Camp, coached by …