Middle Grades Camp

June 18-21, 2019
Berea College

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

Lodging

Lodging is dormitory style, two per room, with community bathrooms. A day camper option is also available when you register.

Fees

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

Subject Area Instruction

Course 1

  • Humanities – Music: Purposes, styles, instruments
  • Language Arts: Short Stories
  • Science: Motion and Force
  • Soc. Studies: Current Events
  • Mathematics: Number Sense – Selected topics from categories 1-5 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Course 2

  • Humanities: Dance, Cultural Icons
  • Language Arts: Grammar, Parts of Speech
  • Science: Animals – Populations and Ecosystems
  • Soc. Studies: Geography
  • Mathematics: Geometry, Probability & Statistics – Selected topics from categories 6-11 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Course 3

  • Humanities: Elements of Art/Music/Drama
  • Language Arts: American Authors
  • Science: Technology, Current Events
  • Social Studies: World History – Middle Ages
  • 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
  • 1:00 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

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