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Soar to New Heights: A STEM-ulating Escapade!

Soar to New Heights!,  a camp experience for Gifted and Talented students entering grades 6 - 9 in the next Fall term.

Why Soar to New Heights camp?

Soar to New Heights - 2015:

It is almost time for summer vacation which means it’s also time for your child to learn something new and exciting as they Soar to New Heights!  The Eastern Kentucky University Gifted and Talented Education Graduate Students and members of the EKU STEM-H Faculty and Staff invite your child to attend our eighth annual summer camp for Gifted and Talented students who will be entering grades 6-9 in the Fall of 2015.  This year’s camp features an expanded STEM-H (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Health) focus that will appropriately challenge and motivate your gifted and talented child.

As you view the brochure, you will learn about the following courses:

Morning Session Menu (Select top 3 choices)
Learn Physics through Movement
Hello World: Game Animation
The Aftermath of Fire and What It Says
CSI: Crime Scene Investigators!
Engineering with an Engineer!
The Italian Job
 
Afternoon Session Menu (Select top 3 choices)
Humans and Hurricanes, Scientific Mystery
Sports Biomechanics!
Ingenious Inventions and Innovations
Race around the World!
Rube Goldberg Machine
 
Each course is designed to nurture critical and creative thinking while inspiring new learning.  We are fortunate to have EKU faculty and professional staff serve as instructors and mentors this year as well as the opportunity to utilize a variety of learning environments.  EKU’s New Science Building, a truly remarkable space that creates an atmosphere of curiosity and creativity, will serve as our base for operations and be the site for check-in and dismissal each day.   

Camp dates are June 15 – 19, 2015 from 8:00-4:00.  Please note that the completed registration and payment must be post-marked no later than May 28, 2015.  Participants will have the opportunity to take two different courses during the 1-week camp, but class size will be limited to 10 - 18 participants in order to maximize your child’s learning experience in a safe environment.  Therefore, we request that each student select his/her top three course choices from the Morning Session Menu and from the Afternoon Session Menu to better ensure a good match between student interest and class availability.  Students will be placed in courses in the order registrations are received.

This year’s registration fee of $145.00 will include 2 snacks each day, lunch in the Powell Cafeteria, and a camp t-shirt.  A limited number of scholarships will be available upon request.

Additional information will be supplied when registration is complete.   We look forward to working with your child this summer!

Vickie Moberly, Camp Director
STEM-H Institute
EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
vickie.moberly@eku.edu

2015 Camp Registration is closed.  Please check back in March 2016 for information on the June 2016 camp.

STEM-H Institute
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Avenue
Jones 415, CPO 42
Richmond, KY 40475

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