Middle Grades Camp

June 20-23, 2017
Bellarmine University, Louisville

THIS CAMP HAS REACHED CAPACITY. PLEASE CONSIDER US NEXT YEAR!

This camp is designed to foster Governor’s Cup–and classroom–success. It will feature instruction in five Subject Areas and in Future Problem Solving. Campers arrive on Tuesday morning and depart Friday afternoon.

Staffmedal

Staff includes the top academic team coaches in Kentucky. A complete staff roster will be posted when finalized.

Curriculum

Course offerings may change with demand. The registration form will always be the most up-to-date. Campers may choose from one of these three academic tracks:

  • Track 1 – three subject area courses
  • Track 2 – FPS and 1 course (must come from Course 3 list below)
  • Track 3 – FPS Only

Fees

The fee is $385 per camper. KAAC must receive full payment by May 15. Failure to meet this guideline will result in the forfeiture of your camp reservation. Reservations are considered complete when full payment and the liability form are received.

Subject Area Instruction

Course 1

  • Humanities: Architecture and Architects
  • Language Arts: Famous Plays, Playwrights, Speeches
  • Science: Energy
  • U.S. History:  1754 to 1824
  • Mathematics: Number Sense – Selected topics from categories 1-5 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Course 2

  • Humanities: American Composers/Musical Styles
  • Language Arts: Characters in Fables, Folklore, Tall Tales
  • Science: Earth Systems and Astronomy
  • World History: Ancient Rome
  • Mathematics: Geometry, Probability & Statistics – Selected topics from categories 6-11 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Course 3

  • Humanities: Broadway Plays
  • Language Arts: Award-winning Non-Fiction
  • Science: Biological Systems
  • Social Studies: America’s Wars
  • Mathematics: Equations & Functions – Selected topics from categories 12-17 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Tentative Schedule

Tuesday

  •  9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – Check-in  *NOTE: KAAC’s supervision of campers begins at 11:00 AM.*
  • 11:00 AM – General Meeting/Camp Test
  • 11:45 AM – Lunch
  • 12:45 PM – General Meeting
  • 1:10 to 2:10 PM – Course 1
  • 2:20 to 3:20 PM – Course 2
  • 3:30 to 4:30 PM – Course 3
  • 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM – Dinner
  • 6:45 PM – General Meeting
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Quick Recall Tourney/FPS Study/Enrichment
  • 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM – General Meeting/Awards
  • 10:00 PM – In Room
  • 11:00 PM – Lights Out

Wednesday/Thursday

  • 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM -Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM – General Meeting/QR Room Assignment/Enrichment
  • 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM – Course 1
  • 10:50 AM – 11:30 PM – Quick Recall Practice/FPS Study/Enrichment
  • 11:35 AM – 1:00 PM – Lunch
  • 1:10 PM – 2:20 PM – Course 2
  • 2:30 PM – 3:40 PM – Course 3
  • 3:50 PM – 4:40 PM – Quick Recall Practice/FPS Study/Enrichment
  • 4:50 PM – 6:30 PM – Dinner/Relax/Study/Tutoring
  • 6:40 PM – 7:00 PM – General Meeting/QR Team Assignments
  • 7:15 PM – 9:00 PM – Quick Recall Tourney/FPS Study/Enrichment
  • 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM – General Meeting/Awards
  • 10:00 PM – In Room
  • 11:00 PM – Lights Out

Friday

  • 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM – Breakfast
  • 8:35 AM – 8:50 AM – General Meeting
  • 9:00 AM – 9:40 AM -Course 1
  • 9:50 AM – 10:30 AM – Course 2
  • 10:40 AM – 11:30 AM – Course 3
  • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM – Lunch/Checkout/Preliminaries room assignments
  • 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM – Subject Area Quick Recall Preliminaries
  • 2:00 PM – checkout begins for students that do not make the finals
  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM – Subject Area Quick Recall Finals & Awards
  • 3:00 PM – Checkout concludes

THIS CAMP HAS REACHED CAPACITY. PLEASE CONSIDER US NEXT YEAR!

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