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Pre-Kindergarten

Pre-K Cub Camp is for kids who have completed preschool by June 28, 2021 and will be attending Kindergarten this fall. They must be five years of age by September 30, 2021.

Hop Into Kindergarten!
(Students currently completing Pre-K entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2021)

Heading to kindergarten this fall? Then head here first! Our Hop Into Kindergarten class is a fun-filled week of readiness activities designed especially for incoming kindergartners. We’ll hold a mini kindergarten day complete with a morning meeting, writing, math games, read-a-loud stories, recess, science experiments and more. This class is a great way to gain confidence and get excited about the coming school year! Open to any children going into kindergarten (at any school). Instructor Jordan Hileman

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Kindergarten

Kindergarten Cub Camp is for kids who have completed kindergarten by June 28, 2021.

Kool Kindergarten Kids
(Students currently completing K)

A little bit of this, a little bit of that and a whole lot of fun! Students will experience a myriad of activities designed to bust summer boredom. Combining many activities and themes, the K class gives your child a chance to experience some of the best we have to offer at Cub Camp- Alphabet animals, Playdoh shapes, five senses experiments, Shaving cream addition, Solids/liquids/gases root beer float experiment, and more! Instructor Kelsey Cox

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Grades 1-8

Children that have completed grades 1-8 choose two courses that match your child’s interests and grade level. Choose one alternate class in case your favorite is closed or cancelled. Classes will be offered in two sessions (9-11 am and 12-2 pm)

Register your child for the grade level they are in currently. This is the grade they must have completed by June 28, 2021

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AM Sessions (9-11 AM)

Savvy Scientist (Grades 1-3) Bring science to life with this class! Experience what it is like to be a scientist for the day. We will be completing a couple different science experiments that will be hands on that teach about different strands of science standards. Instructor Kailyn Snyder

Edible Insects (Grades 1-3) Students will use their imagination to prepare edible insect snacks. We will use books to learn about insects, play games for review, take a nature walk to observe insects, and draw insects using directed drawings. Instructor Kendra Holbrook

Girls Just Want to Have Fun! (Grades 1-3) Okay, girls! Join us for a week filled with just your kind of fun! We’ll spend our days on everything from jewelry making to hair wraps. We’ll enjoy picking fun colors for our creations, then making them. We’ll explore the do’s and don’ts of caring for our hair. If you’re looking for a guaranteed good time, this is one party you are not going to want to miss! Instructor Kasey Rush

Science Fun (Grades 1-3) Every day the students will be doing hands on, fun science experiments. Learning and having fun is our theme. Students will be doing a variety of experiments like making fossils, making bouncy balls, and making bottle rockets! Instructor Miranda Estep

All Fun and Games (Grades 1-4) This class includes active outdoor games involving relay races, team competitions, and individual challenges. Kids can fall in love with classic fun and games like tag, red light-green light, hula hoops, and 4-square. This is the perfect opportunity for kids to enjoy some summer outdoor fun. Instructor Dawn Lemon  

Food Is Fun (Grades 1-4) This class is an introduction to nutrition and healthy habits. Students will learn about healthy food choices through visual aids, playing games, and sharing stories. Students will take home a craft to share their exciting experience! Instructor Bethany Dederich

Paint Like a Pro (Grades 1-4) Learn basics and techniques to paint a creation you will be proud to frame and hang. Instructor Glenda Gullion

Is It a Bird, Is It a Plane, It’s a Drone! (Grades 1-4) Look up! Drones are quickly becoming a part of many parts of the world. Learn about drones uses such as search and rescue, upcoming drone applications and how drones actually do what they do! Yes- you will be flying a drone as well! Instructor Tara Byrd

Cheerleading Champs (Grades 1-8) Learn cheerleading: chants, cheers, jumps and dances. Instructor Jenny Kinker Cole

Action Art (Grades 1-8) Do you like to move, get messy, and make art? This is the place for you! This week we will be creating action art by trying out fun new art techniques you've never heard of! Did you know you can make art with forks, water balloons, and marbles? Instructor Deanna Roberts

Soccer (Grades 1-8) - Learn next level soccer skills to improve your footwork, speed, ball control and accuracy. This class will be taught by Shawnee State’s own collegiate Women’s Soccer coach. Instructor Natasha Ademakinwa

Come Kick It Karate (Grades 1-8) Come learn how to break lite broads, learn how to count in Japanese, learn mental training and focus like The Karate Kid. Build your core strength and confidence with Karate. Achieve all the fundamentals and earn your certificate and karate belt the last day of camp. Karate is a great way to teach kids how to be respectful and to focus on defense rather than offense. Keeping you engaged with fun at all times with Sensei Victoria. Instructor Victoria Williams-Book

Esports: Level Up Your Game (Grades 1-8) Learn how to level up your skills in games like League of Legends, Rocket League, and Smash Bros. Gain valuable lessons by examining game replays, practicing with intention, and learning tips from top players. This class will be taught by Shawnee State’s own collegiate Esports Head Coach, Travis Lynn.

Get Moving, Get Grooving, Get Healthy (Grades 1-8) This is a class that all ages will love! We will learn stretches, exercises, and dances! If you thought exercising was boring- let me help you change your mind! Have fun and come get healthy this summer! Instructor Melissa Iery

Pigball (Grades 1-8) Students will team up and play a game named pigball. This game allows students to exercise while having a blast. The rules are a mixture of ultimate frisbee, football, and basketball. Games like this one can show students that exercising can be fun too! Instructor Coach Corey Cox

Graphing Guru (Grades 3-6) Graphing lines and writing equations doesn't have to be a bore! This session will have you slip, sliding and diving into slopes of lines and creating equations of graphs in a fun and exciting way. Creating images and going on scavenger hunts are a few of the exciting activities that we will do while exploring graphs and equations. Instructor Leah Blevins

Cash for Cubs (Grades 3-6) Learn how to make money work for you. Do you want to get rich? Do you love to give? Do you feel good when you've saved money? Let's get smart about how we use money to fuel our dreams. Instructor Linda Woodring

Making Music Jam (Grades 3-8) Learn how to sing, drum, and make music fun! Read music notes and make some great sounds with boomwhackers, rhythm sticks and other fun instruments. Play together and be part of the musical gang! Instructor Sonja Jarrells

Cub Camp Comic Con (Grades 4-8) In this class, students will get to explore pop culture through a variety of activities. Students will get to make their own Harry Potter wand, show their skills in video game trivia, pick a side in a DC vs. Marvel debate, test their skills in an Among Us themed escape room, and explore different aspects of the comic con culture. Along the way, students will also be exposed to different novels and comics that tie in with the different themes to encourage fun reading. Costumes are welcome! Instructor Tabitha Mosley

Archery (Grades 4-8) Students learn all aspects of archery with safety being the main priority. This course will model the National Archery in Schools Program. Instructor David Shoupe

History of Sports (Grades 4-8) This class gives students that are interested in sports a chance to learn the history of the game, rules, and even maybe a chance to play how they did when the sport was first invented. We'll dive into sports such as Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Tennis, and even Golf! I hope you're just as excited as I am to learn all about the history of SPORTS! Instructor Tanner Miller

Puzzles, Problems, and Paradoxes: Exploring the Fun Side of Logic (Grades 4-8) Logic appears in every aspect of our daily lives. Every decision you make, whether it’s hitting that snooze button one more time or getting some extra sprinkles on your ice cream, uses logic. In this class, we will explore some of the more fun sides of logic— through brainteasers, games, puzzles, and more! Instructor Rohit Kataria

The Coping Skills Café (Grades 4-8) Join me for a fun, action packed time as we learn ways to cope with our negative thoughts, worries, sadness and fears! The Coping Skills Cafe will have a menu full of things you can do to help yourself feel amazing and empowered! I hope you are ready to fill yourself up! Instructor Cara Hancock

Future Baseball Coaches (Grades 4-8) Students will learn the communication systems of baseball and develop and execute signs for a baseball team. Students will learn and gain experience in how to keep score of a baseball game and discover and gain experience in the new apps/technology for available today. Students will learn how use biomechanics models to analyze and ultimately teach baseball skills. Students will learn about and get hands on experience in the cybermetrics used by coaches today. Instructor Larry Goodwin

Mixed Media Memoirs (Grades 5-8) Everyone has their own story to tell. In Mixed Media Memoir, writers and artists will compile a fun and creative memoir. Creators will use various materials (newspapers, magazines, doodles, etc.) to create representations of their own unique life experiences. Instructor Morgan Kelley

Dinner Around the World (Grades 6-8) Dinner Around the World will allow kids to explore the diverse world around us through the creation of food and drink. The participants will create a meal from India, Italy, Greece, and Mexico along with a lesson on the differences in table manners and language from the four chosen countries. We will also explore the benefits and detriments of each of the meals from a health and nutrition angle. Instructor Amy Smalley

I Read Music So Can You (Grades 7-8) This class will give students a basic introduction on how to read music. Students will play games and do activities revolving around learning treble clef, bass clef, and reading different rhythms. The goal of this class is to hopefully spark an interest in music for Scioto County students whether it be in band or choir. Instructor Antonio (Tony) McKrimmon

PM Sessions (12-2 PM)

Tea Time (Grades 1-3) Students will be the party planners. We will plan a tea party for the last day of camp. They will be learning how to prep food, decorate for their party, and make a flower hat to wear. The best part is our tea party on the last day! Instructor Miranda Estep

Global Glamour (Grades 1-3) This session will encourage children to design jewelry to express themselves. We will practice different ways to make pieces of jewelry that may be worn daily or kept as a keepsake. We will explore jewelry making in other parts of the world. Students will create pieces of jewelry that express their feelings, interests, and ideas. At the end we will have a fashion show to display all pieces of jewelry. Instructor Kendra Holbrook

Kindness is Kool (Grades 1-3) Learn how to spread kindness in the community. Making others feel noticed and appreciated is our goal. Instructor Kasey Rush

Jazzy Jewels and Beautiful Books (Grades 1-3) Bring books to life through this jewelry making class. We will be reading some popular picture books and then making jewelry that goes along with each story. Each jewelry piece will be customized to represent a special part of each book. Instructor Kailyn Snyder

Dance, Dance, Dance (Grades 1-4) Learn hip-hop, jazz and ballet. Instructor Jenny Kinker Cole

Ooey Gooey Science (Grades 1-4) In the Ooey-Gooey Science class students will get an opportunity to create and observe several experiments. Make slime, homemade lava lamps, volcanoes that erupt, and much more with the ooey-gooey science experience. Get ready to put your lab-coat and goggles on as we create and explore science! Instructor Tanner Miller

Food Is Fun (Grades 1-4) This class is an introduction to nutrition and healthy habits. Students will learn about healthy food choices through visual aids, playing games, and sharing stories. Students will take home a craft to share their exciting experience! Instructor Bethany Dederich

Soccer (Grades 1-8) Learn next level soccer skills to improve your footwork, speed, ball control and accuracy. This class will be taught by Shawnee State’s own collegiate Women’s Soccer coach. Instructor Natasha Ademakinwa

Come Kick It Karate (Grades 1-8) Come learn how to break lite broads, learn how to count in Japanese, learn mental training and focus like The Karate Kid. Build your core strength and confidence with Karate. Achieve all the fundamentals and gain your certificate with karate belt the last day of camp. Karate is a great way to teach kids how to be respectful and to focus on defense rather than offense. Keeping you engaged with fun at all times with Sensei Victoria. Instructor Victoria Williams-Book

Esports: Level Up Your Game (Grades 1-8) Learn how to level up your skills in games like League of Legends, Rocket League, and Smash Bros. Gain valuable lessons by examining game replays, practicing with intention, and learning tips from top players. This class will be taught by Shawnee State’s own collegiate Esports Head Coach, Travis Lynn.

Get Moving, Get Grooving, Get Healthy (Grades 1-8) This is a class that all ages will love! We will learn stretches, exercises, and dances! If you thought exercising was boring- let me help you change your mind! Have fun and come get healthy this summer! Instructor Melissa Iery

Process Art (Grades 1-8) Learn about famous artists and their signature styles, and create artwork that is truly your own! It's all about the process. This week is not about coloring-in or re-creating; instead we will create original pieces inspired by the styles of famous artists! We will learn about the styles of Jackson Pollock, Yoyoi Kusama, Dale Chihuly, Faith Ringgold, and Henri Matisse. Instructor Deanna Roberts

Sports Fanatics (Grades 1-8) Students will enhance physical fitness skills that will last a lifetime. Increasing their heart rate and endurance will challenge them in many ways. Some of the games may be new to the students, so it will be a learning experience for most. This type of physical activity will help increase focus during other academics. Instructor Coach Corey Cox

More than a Fraction of Fun (Grades 3-6) Are you struggling with fractions? Maybe you need to look at them in a different light. Fractions can (and will) be used to double, triple or even quadruple slime recipes. Money can be used to consider fractions. In this course, we will look at fractions using colored candy, money and by making SLIME! Be ready to have some fun while honing those early Algebra skills! Instructor Leah Blevins

American Sign Language Speaks (Grades 3-8) Ever wondered how people who don't speak communicate? Learn how to communicate with them by learning a new language. Speak through your hands and become a part of the people who can communicate silently! Instructor Sonja Jarrells

Common Sense for Your Dollars and Cents (Grades 4-8) This class is designed around financial responsibility. Participants will engage in fun and interactive lessons all related to becoming a money maker. The lessons include a mock interview and business lunch, where kids will learn interviewing strategies and proper table manners; spend your money day, where participants learn to spend the income they make wisely; choose your career path lesson, where kids will learn how to evaluate the myriad of pathways to a successful career; and a lesson on the 8th wonder of the world - compound interest and how to become a millionaire! Instructor Amy Smalley

Hip Hop Dance (Grades 4-8) Get up and get moving with Hip Hop Dance. Each class will begin with a warm-up to some hip hop tunes. After the warm-up, dancers will learn an intermediate hip hop dance routine. Instructor Morgan Kelley

Future Baseball Coaches (Grades 4-8) Students will learn the communication systems of baseball and develop and execute signs for a baseball team. Students will learn and gain experience in how to keep score of a baseball game and discover and gain experience in the new apps/technology for available today. Students will learn how use biomechanics models to analyze and ultimately teach baseball skills. Students will learn about and get hands on experience in the cybermetrics used by coaches today. Instructor Larry Goodwin

Listen to My Picture (Grades 4-8) Listen to the stories and pictures of favorite illustrators. Find out their secrets. Explore computer graphics, paper crafts, paint, cartooning, and sculpture. Learn to illustrate your way. Instructor Linda Woodring

Archery (Grades 4-8) Students learn all aspects of archery with safety being the main priority. This course will model the National Archery in Schools Program. Instructor David Shoupe

Puzzles, Problems, and Paradoxes: Exploring the Fun Side of Logic (Grades 4-8) Logic appears in every aspect of our daily lives. Every decision you make, whether it’s hitting that snooze button one more time or getting some extra sprinkles on your ice cream, uses logic. In this class, we will explore some of the more fun sides of logic— through brainteasers, games, puzzles, and more! Instructor Rohit Kataria

Mindfulness Matters (Grades 4-8) Join me as we enter the world of Mindfulness!! Practicing Mindfulness can help in all areas of your life and you can practice it anywhere! This class will be great for you if you have a lot of worries or stresses. You are not alone, most of us have worries that are hard to take hold of! Mindfulness will help! Instructor Cara Hancock

Hand Press Printmaking (Grades 4-8) Students will learn to create artistic expression through printmaking! Hand relief printing and paper crafts will be explored through a fun, hands-on learning experience. No art experience required! Instructor Klaire Smith

All Fun and Games (Grades 5-8) This class includes active outdoor games involving relay races, team competitions, and individual challenges. Kids can fall in love with classic fun and games like tag, red light-green light, hula hoops, and 4-square. This is the perfect opportunity for kids to enjoy some summer outdoor fun. Instructor Dawn Lemon  

Paint Like a Pro (Grades 5-8) Learn basics and techniques to paint a creation you will be proud to frame and hang. Instructor Glenda Gullion

Voices in Appalachia (Grades 5-8) Explore and celebrate Appalachian culture though poetry and nature. Students will read and analyze different poems and works from Appalachian authors and work to find their own voice in poetry as well. Students will go on a nature walk/ work with materials from their own Southern Ohio setting to create art to accompany their poems. Students will find their voice and Appalachian pride by learning about Appalachian culture and writing their own poem about their lives. Instructor Tabitha Mosley

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? It’s a Drone! (Grades 5-8) Look up! Drones are quickly becoming a part of many parts of the world. Learn about drone uses such as search and rescue, upcoming drone applications and how drones actually do what they do! Yes- you will be flying a drone as well! Instructor Tara Byrd

Poetry and the Sound of Art (Grades 7-8) Students will learn to appreciate poetry as literature and also take it "off the page" as we explore spoken word poetry. Students will read, and more importantly listen to, poems by several artists, then create their own poems. Instructor Lenny Poage

Afternoon Programming (2-4 PM)

This year, we will offer afternoon programming that will be determined based on the level of Covid-19 community spread. We will be working closely with the local health department to ensure all experiences are offered in a safe and healthy environment. Activities may include a movie matinee or live interactive entertainment. This is an add-on for campers that may be purchased separately. Space is limited.

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