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Sunday, April 10, 2011

KNOXMOMS.COM: SUMMER CAMPS

PROVIDER

CAMP

LOCATION

TYPE

DESCRIPTION

AGES

COST

DATES

CONTACT

OakRidge ArtCenter

ClayCamp forKids

OakRidge 37830

Artsand Crafts

Theclassisanadventureinpinch,coil,andslabtechniques.Studentswillmake avarietyofexcitingitemsincludingrealisticorfantasyanimals,facejugs,keepsakeboxesforpersonaltreasures,andmore.Thisisagreatwaytolearnabout andworkwithtraditionalclayhand-buildingtechniques.

8-15years

$120 plus$30 materials fee

9:30a.m.-12:30p.m. June6-10

865-482-1441 http://www. oakridgeartcenter.org

OakRidge ArtCenter

Clay Sculpture Camp

OakRidge 37830

Artsand Crafts

Learnhowtodesign,construct,andsculptclayanimalsorfigures.Sculpture sizescanrangefromsmalltoaslargeas18inchestall—dependingonageand experience.Thisisrealsculptureforstudentswithatrueinterestinclaymodelingtechniques.Easypaintedfinishingtechniqueswillbedemonstrated.

9-17years

$120 plus$40 materials fee

9:30a.m.-12:30p.m. June13-17

865-482-1441 http://www. oakridgeartcenter.org

OakRidge Associated Universities (ORAU)

OakRidge Robotics Camp

OakRidge 37830

Math/ Science, Technology

Studentswilldesign,buildandprogramarobot.Studentshaveanopportunityto tourOakRidgeNationalLaboratory’sresearchfacilitiesandlearnfromrobotics andengineeringresearchscientists.Studentswillberesponsibleforprovidinga baglunch/drinkandtransportationtoandfromcampeachday.Transportation duringthedayfortoursoractivitieswillbeprovidedbythecamp.Studentsmust beableandwillingtofollowinstructionsandabidebyallsafetyprocedures.

Entering 7th-9th grade

$0

8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. June13-17

865-576-3425http:// www.orau.org/centerfor-science-education/ files/2011-Oak-RidgeRobotics-Camp.pdf

OakRidge Associated Universities (ORAU)

OakRidge Science Camp

OakRidge 37830

Math/ Science

Studentsaredividedintothreegroups:wind,solarandbiofuels,thenbuildand researchwindturbines,solarcars,ormakeandtestbiofuels.Studentswilltour OakRidgeNationalLaboratory’sresearchfacilitiesandlearnfromscientistswho areexploringtheimpactsandinteractionsofclimate,globalwarmingandenergy.Studentsareresponsibleforprovidingbaglunch/drinkandtransportation toandfromcampeachday.Transportationduringthedayprovidedbycamp. Studentsmustbeabletofollowinstructionsandabidebyallsafetyprocedures.

Entering 6th-8th grade

$0

8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. July11-15

865-576-3425http:// www.orau.org/centerfor-science-education/ files/2011-Oak-RidgeScience-Camp.pdf

OakRidge Boathouse

Atomic Rowing Youth Summer Camp

OakRidge 37830

Water Sports

Tryrowingaspartofoursummerrowingdaycamp.Twoeight-daycampsat theOakRidgeBoathouse.Introductiontorowingthatwillfocusonbasicrowing skillsandtraining,withvideofeedback/instructiontosupplementon-the-water coaching.Norowingexperienceisneeded,howeverallcampparticipantsMUST beabletoswim.Spaceislimited.

12-18 years

$200

8:30a.m.-11:30a.m. Mon.-Thurs.June6July16,July25-Aug.4

865-482-6583 http://www.orra. org/youth.htm

OakRidge HighSchool

LadyWildcatSoccer CommunityCamp OakRidge Playhouse Summer Academy

OakRidgeHigh SchoolSoccer ComplexOak Ridge37830 HighPlaces Churchatthe GroveOak Ridge37830

Soccer

TheLadyWildcatSoccercampisacommunityprogramcreatedtosupportand encouragethecontinueddevelopmentofsoccerinourarea.Ourgoalistoprovideafun,educational,andchallengingenvironment.

5-14years

$55

5-8p.m. Aug.1-5

865-482-7177

PerformingArts, Technology

Thisisanintensivesessionforyouthwhoarefocusedonlearningmoreabout theatricalartandtheprocessofacting.Theprimaryfocusofthecampisacting techniques.Otheraspectsoftheatrewillalsobetaught,includinghowtocoordinatetobuildaperformance.

Rising 3rd-12th grades

$125 (Level1), $200(Levels2&3)

1-4:30p.m.June27-July 1(rising3rd-5thgrade); June20-July1(middle andhigh)

865-766-7290 http://www. orplayhouse.com

Parent-Child ServicesGroup Inc.

Fast ForWord Camp

Knoxville 37909

Special Needs, Technology

Improveyourchild’sreadingskills.FastForWordisanadvancedcomputertechnologyprogramthatdevelopsandstrengthensmemory,attention,processing rate,andsequencing—thecognitiveskillsessentialforreadingintervention programsuccess.

5-12years

$1,998

865-584-5558 http://www.parentchildservices.com

Parent-Child ServicesGroup Inc.

Peer-Play Camp

Knoxville 37909

Special Needs

Peer-PlayCampmatchessocially-skilledpeerswithchildrenwithsocialskills deficitsforgames,cooking,stories,roleplay,andtheoryofmindactivitieswitha licensedspeech-languagepathologist.

2-12years

$264

9-11a.m.,1-3p.m.or 3-5p.m.Mon.-Fri.May 30-July8,or4-6p.m. Mon.-Fri.July11-Aug. 19 June6-July29

Parent-Child ServicesGroup Inc.

Alert Sensory Camp

Knoxville 37909

Special Needs

AlertSensoryCampencourageschildrentolearnhowtheirsensorysystem worksanddeterminetheirownneedsforincreasedattention,alertness,orcalming.Eachchildidentifieshis/herownindividualstrategiesaspartofthegroup activitiesandlearnstoapplythosetosituationsastheyself-advocatefortheir sensoryneeds.

7years &up

$725

9-10.30a.m. June13-17or July11-15

865-584-5558 http://www.parentchildservices.com

Parent-Child ServicesGroup Inc.

Playing& Learning SocialSkills (PALS) Camp

Knoxville 37909

Special Needs

ThePALSCampjoinsprincipalsofbehaviorwithsociallanguagetoteachchildrenwithautismorsocialskilldeficitsduetootherdiagnoseshowtoplayand communicatewithpeersinthegroup.Aspeech-languagepathologistwill addresssociallanguagegoalsandappropriatesocialbehaviorsusinggames, songs,cooking,androle-playingactivities.

4-8years

$600

9-10a.m.Tues.& ThursJune6-July1(4-5 years);10-11a.m.Tues &ThursJuly11-Aug.5 (6-8years)

865-584-5558 http://www.parentchildservices.com

Parent-Child ServicesGroup Inc.

HandwritingWithoutTears® Camp

Knoxville 37909

General

TheHandwritingWithoutTears®(HWT)Campusesadevelopmentally-based treatmentapproachtoimprovepre-writing,printing,andcursiveskills.Children learnletterformationandhowtoeliminatereversals,increaselegibility,and improvesentencespacingandcursiveconnections.

Grades K-4

$760

June6-July29 Thespecificweekday andtimetobe determined.

865-584-5558 http://www.parentchildservices.com

WordPlayers

CreACTivity Acting Camp

Pellissippi StateCommunityCollege Knoxville 37933

PerformingArts

Throughcreativedramatics,theatregamesandexercises,studentswillexplore andexpandtheirabilitiesinallareasofactingforthestage.Theweekwillculminatewithashowcaseofperformancesbyallstudents.Instructionprovidedby TheWordPlayers.

8-10years

$115

1-4p.m. July11-15

865-539-7167 http://www. wordplayers.org

OakRidge Playhouse

865-584-5558 http://parent-child services.com

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