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Summer day camps at UWG

May 17, 2019 Leave a comment

The University of West Georgia will offer a number of day camps this summer at its Carrollton and Newnan campuses.

Camps are offered for children as young as 5 (rising kindergarten) through teens. Camp themes include dinosaurs, STEM, ocean life, art and movie making.

The camps are described as fun with a touch of academic content.

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Summer program in Gwinnett for elementary and middle school students

May 1, 2019 Leave a comment

The Gwinnett Alliance for Gifted Education (GAGE) will offer two weeks of its Summer Exploration Program this summer.

The camp is open to rising 1st through 8th graders. Campers choose a morning class and an afternoon class. Topics include brain teasers, event planning, food science, criminal justice, games, and more. Each class is taught by a certified teacher.

Summer Exploration Program camps will be held June 3-7 at Partee Elementary School in Snellville, and June 10-14 at Arcado Elementary School in Lilburn. The registration deadline is May 24, 2019.

Students don’t have to be enrolled in Gwinnett County Public Schools to attend the GAGE camps.

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Summer music camp at Clayton State

April 15, 2019 Leave a comment

Spivey Hall at Clayton State University will offer a music camp this summer for students rising to grades 4-7.

Campers will sing in a chorus, play percussion and chimes, and learn folk dances, in addition to other social and artistic activities. Musical experience isn’t required to attend the camp, but campers should be enthusiastic about making music with others.

The camp will be held June 10-14, 2019, on the Clayton State University campus. Registration is open now. Enrollment is limited to 45 students.

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CLARIFICATION about Summer at the Circus program

January 10, 2019 Leave a comment

This is a clarification of my earlier post about the Summer at the Circus program: The program staff informed me today that the January 18 deadline is only for the program in which students earn college credit. The deadline for students who aren’t seeking course credit has been extended until April 30, 2019. My original post has been edited to reflect this updated information.

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High-school upperclassmen can learn about creative careers in summer program

January 10, 2019 Leave a comment

The Creative Circus in Atlanta is now accepting applications to its 2019 Summer at the Circus program, which it calls “an in-depth and specialized crash course in advertising creativity.”

Summer at the Circus is an eight-week program that exposes students to the fundamentals of art direction, graphic design, creative strategy, typography, photography, and more.

Summer at the Circus is a joint program between The Creative Circus, a portfolio school that prepares students for careers in marketing communications, and the University of Georgia. It’s open to students who will be 17 or older this summer.

The program fee is $2,950; students may pay an additional fee if they want to earn college credit for their work.

Application deadline for students who want to earn college credit is January 18, 2019. Deadline for the non-credit option is April 30.

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GSU summer camp investigates simple and complex machines

June 26, 2018 Leave a comment

A few spaces are available in Georgia State University’s Saturday School summer camp, a day camp that will be held July 9-13 on the university’s downtown campus.

This year’s camp topic is simple and complex machines. The camp information flyer breaks down how students of different ages — from kindergarten through 8th grade — will approach aspects of physics and engineering related to machines and the work they do.

 

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Summer writing camps in Decatur

May 15, 2018 Leave a comment

The Decatur Writers Studio will offer one-week writing camps for teens (rising 9th to 11th graders) and tweens (rising 6th to 8th graders) this summer on the campus of Agnes Scott College.

Campers will be immersed in the elements of written storytelling, including setting, characters, dialogue and descriptive language, under the guidance of a high-school creative writing teacher.

Class size is limited to 12 students.

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