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Day Camps

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2019 Schedule:

Summer Reading Adventures
July 8-12, 2019 / Cullowhee, NC
Rising 1st and 2nd graders will enjoy reading aloud, shared writing experiences, small reading groups as well as learning strategies they can apply during the school year.

Rocket to Creativity
June 24-28, 2019
Rocket to Creativity will engages children in fun but challenging activities that promote creative thinking and problem-solving.

WCU Art Tastic
July 15-19, 2019 / Cullowhee, NC

This week long, Visual Arts Day Camp for students in grades 6-10 is primarily exploratory- utilizing the studio facilities at WCU so that students may gain awareness of art forms not currently available to them in their middle school curricula. Tentatively slated projects will include ceramics, sculpture, architectural drawing, figurative drawing and crafts.

STEP Back in Time Camp
July 30-August 2, 2019 / Cullowhee, NC
Step Back in Time camp participants will meet at the WCU Picnic Pavilion in the morning. Afternoon activities will take place at different spots around campus and in the community (field trips!). 

Tales from the Dead: An Introduction to Forensic Anthropology for High School Students
June 17-21, 2019  |  9am to 5pm |  Ages 15-18
This camp is designed to introduce high school level students to the field of forensic anthropology. The camp will include both instructional and laboratory components and is designed to be hands-on, as students will be working with real human skeletal remains. Throughout the course, students will learn basic methods of laboratory analysis of human remains, including the estimation of the biological profile (sex, age, ancestry, and stature), human identification, pathology, taphonomy, and trauma as well as strategies for the search and recovery of skeletal remains. Students will apply their knowledge to selected case studies, which they will present at the completion of the course.

June 10-14, 2019; June 17-21, 2019; June 24-28, 2019  / Cullowhee, NC
Students will explore the technology behind robotic technology while building and programming with LEGO building sets. They will be challenged with LEGO LME V3 (these are the newest kits from LEGO) robotic programming, will build their own robotic creations, and will have the opportunity to challenge their knowledge with mini competitions and challenges throughout the week.

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