Middle Grades Camp

June 16-19, 2020
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.

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

Registration is $385 prior to April 1 and $410 after April 1.

KAAC must receive full payment by May 15 unless invoicing arrangements have been made. Those unpaid at that time will forfeit their reservation. Reservations are considered complete when full payment and the liability form are received.

Subject Area Instruction

Course 1

  • Humanities – World Religions/Holidays, Religious Leaders and History
  • Language Arts: Characters in Fables, Folklore, Tall Tales
  • Science: Energy
  • Soc. Studies: Presidents and U.S. Political Figures
  • Mathematics: Number Sense – Selected topics from categories 1-5 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Course 2

  • Humanities: Musical Theater, Broadway Plays
  • Language Arts: Famous Plays, Playwrights, Speeches
  • Science: Fungi, Viruses, Bacteria
  • Soc. Studies: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Minoans, Mycenaeans
  • Mathematics: Geometry, Probability & Statistics – Selected topics from categories 6-11 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Course 3

  • Humanities: American Composers and Visual Artists
  • Language Arts: Award-winning Non-Fiction
  • Science: Earth Subsystems; Astronomy
  • Social Studies: U.S. History: Colonial Period
  • Mathematics: Equations & Functions – Selected topics from categories 12-17 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

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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