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The Shawnee State University Center for Lifelong Learning invites course proposals for Cub Camp 2022, a 4-day summer enrichment program at Shawnee State University.

We are searching for teachers and others who have earned at least a Bachelor’s Degree (however, exceptions can be made) and who are interested in taking a creative approach to enrichment education. We would like to offer courses which will be exciting, stimulating, and challenging for student attendees who have just completed PreK-8th Grade. We hope you are interested in this opportunity.

Location and Details

Cub Camp 2022 is scheduled for June 27-30, 2022 at Shawnee State University, 940 2nd Street Portsmouth. Following a morning welcome assembly from 8:30-9:30 am students will attend three sessions 9:45-11:15, 12:15-1:45, and 2:00-3:30. There will be a break for lunch 11:15-12:00, and dismissal is from 3:30-4:00. 

Class enrollment will be set at a minimum of 10 (ten) students, and we will try to cap classes around 20 (unless the space allows for larger attendance).  Teachers will be paid $200.00 per session for the week; up to $600.00 for the week for all 3 sessions daily.

Session Proposal

If you are interested in developing a course proposal, please submit it by 3:30 pm on December 1, 2021 via the Google Form link

Additionally, please complete the forms linked to the final page of the form and upload them in to the form or email them to hventurino@shawnee.edu. This year our pay will be processed through Procurement and you will be able to pick up your paper paycheck on the final day of camp. 

Session proposals will be reviewed and proposals will be accepted on the basis of originality, educational value, and expressed student interests. Below are topics of student interest that may give you some new ideas as you plan your course offerings: 

  • Animation/Drawing
  • Government & Law/Court System
  • Astronauts/Space Travel
  • Harry Potter series
  • Australia
  • Little House on the Prairie
  • Boxcar Children Mythology
  • Building & Designing
  • Native American Culture
  • Buried Treasure/Maps
  • The Olympics
  • Chemistry
  • Rain Forests & other biomes
  • Crime Investigations
  • Rocketry—design, construction, flight
  • Decades (1920s) (1970s)
  • “Survivor” (survival tactics)
  • Endangered Species
  • The Titanic
  • Earthquakes/Disasters
  • Veterinary Science
  • Elephant and Piggie
  • Women in Sports

For More Information

If you have a friend, co-worker, or recent graduate that may be interested in instructing, feel free to share this information with them. Please email me (hventurino@shawnee.edu) if you have questions or comments about your proposal or the program in general. I welcome the opportunity to discuss Cub Camp with you. Thank you for your interest in Cub Camp. I look forward to working with you in this exciting program.

Hayley Venturino
Director, Project BEAR: Building Emerging & Achieving Readers
(740) 351-3059
Office Location: ADM 101