Camps and Programs for Kids

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Art Days for Kids


Art Days for Kids: Fall 2017

WCU’s Art Education Club has some great activities planned for kids in Fall 2018! These art classes will be held during Jackson County School holidays for any child 7 years old and up.

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Live Your Legacy Girls Leadership Camp


Girl Jumping

This week long residential camp for girls in grades 10-12 will help young ladies turn their passions and ideas into action and help set them on a path to a career and life they'll love.

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Swim Programs


Swim Programs

Join us for the Summer Swim Youth Programs! There are three different levels to choose from: Minnow Level (6 months to 3 years), Fish Level (3 years to 5 years) and Shark Level (Ages 6 and up). All swim programs are led by instructor Michael Creason, a retired assistant professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at WCU.

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Carolina Saxophone Camp


 American Trombone Quartet

Join your hosts, the Assembly Quartet June 24-29, 2018 for the Carolina Saxophone Camp. This residential camp is for all high school and undergraduate saxophonists. Camp activities include performance in solo, chamber, and ensemble music settings, private lessons, study of jazz and contemporary techniques, and classes in improving musicianship and performance.

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Robotics with Legos


Lego Robotics Camp

Explore the fascinating world of programmable robots using LEGOs. This day camp is for rising 5th through 7th graders. Students will explore the technology behind robotics while building and programming with LEGO building sets. 

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Rocket to Creativity


 Rocket to Creativity Camp

Rocket to Creativity will engages children in fun but challenging activities that promote creative thinking and problem-solving. Children will be working in small groups with a ratio 1:4, providing a personalized creative experience for each child.

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Summer Symposium for Marching Arts


Marching Arts

WCU's annual Summer Symposium with the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will be held July 8-12, 2018. Open to high school students, spots fill up quickly and interests tracks include Drum Major, Wind, Percussion, Color Guard, Rock and Record. 

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Summer Science Camp


Our Place in the World Science Camp

Thank you to the young scientists who joined us to explore our place in the world this past summer with WCU's Summer Science Camp. We hope to see you again in Summer 2018! This camp is aimed at rising 7th-9th grade students and is designed to initiate, enhance, and strengthen interests in many different aspects of science.

 

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Triple Arts Musical Theater Intensive


Intensive Musical Theatre Summer Camp

Triple Arts is a unique musical theater intensive designed to give aspiring performers, at any level, the opportunity to work directly with top industry professionals. Thank you for joining us this past summer and we hope to see you in Summer 2018 as we challenge students ages 15-22 to reach new levels of personal achievement.

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Jackson County Arts Alive


Art Camps for Kids

We had a blast with the rising 6th-8th graders who attended the camp this past summer! We hope to see your children again in Summer 2018 so that they can continue to explore the world through creativity, color, line, shape, and form at the Visual Arts Camp.

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Summer Reading Adventures


Summer Reading Adventures

Join us July 9-13, for the Summer 2018 session! 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. The students will enjoy lunch and snacks each day.

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Back in Time Camp


Back in Time Camp

We are excited about the Summer 2018 camp! It will be held Tuesday, July 31- Friday, Aug. 3, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Take a step back in time as we explore mountain life from long ago! From candle making to beekeeping, quilting to traditional farming, writing with quill pens to using old time slates, kids ages 9-11 will experience life from a different perspective.

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