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Pre-Kindergarten

Full Day

Hop Into Kindergarten!
(Students currently completing Pre-K entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2022)

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 Brittany Russell

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Kindergarten

Full Day

Kindergarten Cats
(Students currently completing K)

A little bit of this, a little bit of that and a whole lot of GROOVY! Students will experience a myriad of activities designed to bust summer boredom all themed around Pete the Cat and his groovy storybooks.

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- math, science, literacy, and more! Instructor Heather Howard

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Grades 1-8

Children that have completed grades 1-8 choose three courses that match your child’s interests and grade level. Choose one alternate class in case your first choice is closed or cancelled. Classes will be offered in three sessions (9:45-11:15 am, 12:15-1:45 pm, and 2:00-3:30 pm)

Register your child for the grade level they are in currently. This is the grade they must have completed by June 27, 2022

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Session 1

Full STEAM Ahead (Grades 1-3) Discover the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) through hands-on experiments and the pursuit of original projects created by students themselves. Instructor Jordan Hileman

Come Kick It Karate (Grades 1-3) 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

Playground Games (Grades 1-5) This is a class that all ages will love! We will learn the rules and play some of the most popular playground games! Take this class and turn your recess up a notch! Instructors Dawn Lemon & Ellen Lemon

eSports: It’s in The Game (Grades 1-5) Learn the tips and tricks to competitively crush Hero, League of Legends, Mario and Smash Brothers by examining VOD reviews and learning tips from the pros. This class will be taught by Shawnee State’s own collegiate eSports coach, Travis Lynn.

Twist, Tie, and Dye (Grades 3-6) Join us as we explore colors and designs while tie-dying a different material every day! We will mix our own colors, come up with new and exciting patterns, and share our finished products with our fellow campers! Instructor Leann Burke

Soccer (Grades 3-6) - 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 Soccer coach. Instructor Natasha Ademakinwa 

Paint like a Pro (Grades 4-8) In this class, you will be introduced to basic art techniques, which are the building blocks that will provide a solid foundation for future art lovers and artists. Explore the great world of art using multiple mediums. This unique learning experience places an emphasis on having fun while exploring creativity while painting a creation you will be proud to frame and hang. Instructor Glenda Gullion

Out of this World! (Grades 4-8) We will be blasting off from Earth to learn about some of the unknowns of space. We will be learning the interesting facts about space and our solar system. Our learning will involve hands-on activities to make our learning fun featuring: creating a 3D model of our solar system, discovering why the moon has craters, making a moon phase tumbler, creating a space sun catcher, and making our very own take-home galaxy jars. Instructor Kinzi Kitts

Drama, Drama, Kick Ball Change! (Grades 5-8) In partnership with the Shawnee State University Performing Arts Academy. Experience theatre, music and dance like never before! You'll be transported to the Great White Way in the Broadway themed class, learn short scenes, music and choreography from your favorite Broadway Shows! Each class will end with a live onstage performance. Instructor Summer Logan

Explore Portsmouth (Grades 6-8) We will take a walking tour from SSU and explore downtown Portsmouth. Our wonderful river city has really developed over the years, so we will explore it on foot with good information and treats along the way with visits to the murals, Glockner Building, Market Street, the Boneyfiddle District, and Second Street. Instructor Miranda Estep

Archery (Grades 6-8) Students learn all aspects of archery and various types of shooting with safety being the main priority. Instructor David Shoupe

Session 2

Cheerleading Champs (Grades 1-4) Learn how to be a cheerleader! You will learn exciting and crowd effective sidelines, cheers and band chants to become the ultimate crowd leader at your school. Create excitement by using poms, signs and proper spiriting techniques!  Learn all of the fundamentals of cheerleading: motions, voice inflection, jumps, incorporating crowd effective stunts and more.  Cheerleaders will wrap up the week ready to perform for a crowd!  Instructor Jenny Kinker Cole 

Fun on the Farm (Grades 1-4) In this hands-on, experiential session, you will learn all about agriculture and the importance farms have in our nation and world with lessons involving: vegetable crop planning and planting, soil, composting, insects and pollinators, and of course farm animals! Instructor Jordan Hileman

Explore Egypt (Grades 1-4) This session is perfect for those who love Ancient Egypt, travel and adventure! We’ll cover all the basics that shaped daily life in ancient Egypt, learn how to write in hieroglyphics, and make pyramids from cups, marshmallows, and toothpicks. Instructor Amy Smalley

Awesome Acrodance (Grades 1-5) In partnership with the Shawnee State University Performing Arts Academy. Acrodance is a fun, fast, fusion of Dance and Acrobatics! Learn new skills and creative gravity defying moving works of art to be performed in a creative walk through exhibit. Instructor Summer Logan

Amazing Art (Grades 1-5) Prepare to explore different forms and styles of art in the gooiest of ways to expand your creativity. The class will focus on the fun you can have while learning and include: ice sculptures, overnight crystals, fireworks in a jar, rainbow falls, and bubble painting. Instructor Kinzi Kitts

Archery (Grades 4-6) Students learn all aspects of archery and various types of shooting with safety being the main priority. Instructor David Shoupe

eSports: It’s in The Game (Grades 5-8) Learn the tips and tricks to competitively crush Hero, League of Legends, Mario and Smash Brothers by examining VOD reviews and learning tips from the pros. This class will be taught by Shawnee State’s own collegiate eSports coach, Travis Lynn.

Twist, Tie, and Dye (Grades 5-8) Join us as we explore colors and designs while tie-dying a different material every day! We will mix our own colors, come up with new and exciting patterns, and share our finished products with our fellow campers! Instructor Leann Burke

When Nature Attacks (Grades 5-8) Come learn the science behind mysterious natural events through entertaining, hands on lessons. Each day we will learn about a new type of natural disaster through hands-on activities, short informative lessons, and demos. The lesson topics for the week include Tornadoes/Hurricanes, Thunderstorms/Lightning, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes. Instructor Miranda Estep

Ooey Gooey Science (Grades 5-8) In Ooey-Gooey Science you will get an opportunity to perform 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! Instructors Dawn Lemon & Ellen Lemon

Session 3

Amazing Art (Grades 1-4) Prepare to explore different forms and styles of art in the gooiest of ways to expand your creativity. The class will focus on the fun you can have while learning and include: ice sculptures, overnight crystals, fireworks in a jar, rainbow falls, and bubble painting. Instructor Kinzi Kitts

Dance, Dance, Dance (Grades 1-4) Feel like a star in this “trio of fun” dance class that includes ballet, jazz and hip-hop.  Learn the basics of ballet, connect the steps in jazz choreography and have fun with hip-hop.  Put it all together for a fun and exciting performance at the end of the week. Instructor Jenny Kinker Cole

Ready Vet Go! (Grades 1-4) Who doesn’t at some point want to be a vet? This session helps that passion come alive with fun and educational programming using role play, activities and crafts to explore the world of veterinary medicine. Students will learn to assess the health of animals, learn about animal nutrition, learn how to care for stitches and check for ticks, learn about the many veterinary professions there are and much, much more. Instructor Jordan Hileman

Biomes and Terrariums (Grades 4-8) This is learning and fun combined for the best week! In this session you will learn about four of the Earth’s biomes and then make a terrarium for each one! Participants will take home 3 terrariums and an aquarium that represents each biome. Instructor Miranda Estep

Art Adventure (Grades 5-8) Enjoy the art making process creating paintings you will be proud to display! This class is designed for all kids who love art & want some more hands-on time to develop their skills. Instructor Glenda Gullion

Archery (Grades 5-8) Students learn all aspects of archery and various types of shooting with safety being the main priority. Instructor David Shoupe