UT Martin Kid College

Kid College has been a successful summer program for children in West Tennessee for twenty-five years and continues to be an exciting adventure for children in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade.

Whatever interest a child may have, they will find something fun and educational to do at UT Martin's Kid College.

 

 

Dates: June 10-14, 2019

 

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Parent Information

What is Kid College?

Kid College is a 5-day program for children who will attend Kindergarten in 2019 through 5th grade. Our goal for Kid College is to provide your child an opportunity to have a fun, learning experience. We have many interesting and exciting courses. You and your child may review the course descriptions and select the course(s) they wish to take based on their interest and the appropriate grade level. Children may register for one to five courses. Register your child based on the grade they will be in this Fall(2019).

 

Prior to Kid College:

  • Register your child in advance – Registration and Payment are online.
  • Registration fee: $30 per class, includes T-shirt. Payment is due when you register your child.

Outside Classes:

Many of our classes are held outside--including but not limited to: Cheerleading, Karate, Soccer, Basketball, and Softball.

 

Emails with your child’s schedule, supply fees and other important information will be sent on Wednesday before Kid College.

June 10 – First Day:

  • Arrive 15 to 20 minutes prior to your child’s first class to pick up his/her nametag and t-shirt.
  • After the first day, arrive 10 minutes before first class.

Supply Fee:

This is to be paid directly to the instructor. Please send the money in an envelope on the first day of Kid College. Write your child’s name and either the name of the class or the instructor’s name on the outside of the envelope. Send exact cash or make a check payable to the instructor. A few classes list things the children can bring from home.

Nametags should be worn daily.

Clothing – Students are encouraged to wear play clothes and tennis shoes.
Backpack - Provide a backpack for supplies. Label everything!
Children will be supervised at all times, including lunch. They will be escorted to and from class at each period and class rolls are checked hourly. Teachers will meet your child for each class in the Gooch Lobby or Auditorium.

Lunch – If your child will have lunch at Kid College, we recommend you send their lunch and a drink. The Food Cart will not be available this year.

No child will be allowed to leave without an adult escort.

After 1st Morning:

Drop Off Location:
The designated drop off area is the side walk behind the Sociology Building. Directions from University Street, turn onto Lovelace Ave., at the stop sign turn right onto Hurt Street. Go straight at the next stop sign and immediately turn right into the parking lot. Kid College staff will be on the sidewalk to greet you and volunteers will be available to escort your child to Gooch Hall.

 

Pick Up location:
There is one pick up location. After each class, children leaving for the day will be escorted to the drop off location (see above). Kid College staff and volunteers will supervise children while they wait in the shady area by the sidewalk for pick up. Pick up will be very similar to pick up at our local schools. Parents will be given a piece of paper with their child’s name printed on it – place the paper in the passenger side dashboard. Kid College staff will assist your child getting in the vehicle. The pick-up line is long at the end of the day. We appreciate your patience as we assist the children in leaving.

 

RAIN POLICY:

If it is raining at pick-up time, for the safety of the children, they will be in the Gooch Auditorium. Please park in a designated parking space and come to Gooch Hall to pick up your child(ren).

Picture Day

Wednesday is picture day – Everyone wear their Kid College t-shirt.

Open House:

Kid College Open House is Friday evening, June 14, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. All parents, family and friends are invited to drop by and meet the teachers, view displays and watch demonstrations. Refreshments will be served.

 

We look forward to having your child in Kid College. If you have any questions, please call our office at (731)881-7082 or (731)881-7081.

 

Debbie Mount, Director
Melissa Merritt, Co-Coordinator

 

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Class Schedule

$30 per class, plus class supply fee which is noted by the class title and class description.

Register your child based on the grade they will be in this Fall (2019).

9:00 AM

Calling All Animal Lovers

Amanda Waldon

Do you love learning about animals? Do you ever wonder why they do what they do? Do you think that a chicken would make a great pet? Do you want to learn how to take care of animals and learn what they need? Then this is a class for you. You will meet some animals that people often think of as pets and some that may be new to you. You will learn about why they do some of the things that they do and then help design a “home” for them. You will learn if your house is a good fit for a dog or a horse. You will get to interact with animals so you get some hands on experience.

 

Junior Space Camp-ISS Mission - $10

Diane Bell and McKenzie Baker

Welcome to your greatest adventure, flying in space on a mission to the International Space Station! NASA needs you to live, work, eat, sleep, and even have fun in space on the ISS. You will train like an astronaut, and conduct fun (and messy) experiments. Maybe your crew will win an award for the Best Patch or the Teamwork award. We are ready for takeoff, and NASA is ready for you! This class qualifies you to compete for you own Astronaut Flight Suit. Supply Fee $10

 

Kids Yoga

Angie MacKewn

Do you want to be a warrior, a tree, a frog, or a cat? Yoga is a fun way to learn poses to help you get stronger and learn how to relax. You can bring your own yoga mat and eye pillow or one will be provided for you. If you want a towel you can bring one. You can practice in your bare feet or you can wear socks.

 

Karate

Rick Conger

Want your child to develop self-confidence and self-discipline while learning the exciting skills of traditional karate? The physical skills of karate include stretching, coordination, balance, and reactions. The karate student learns stances, blocking, punching and kicking along will putting these skills together into preset routines. This is a fun and energetic class that challenges both the mind and body.

 

Musical Madness! - $2

Angela Ammerman and Future Music Educators of UTM

Do you LOVE moving and grooving and getting your song on? Make friends with music as we play instruments, sing songs, and dance the day away! Supply Fee $2

 

Summer Time Fun Time - $10

Pearlie Sowell

The temperature outside is HOT! So Kids! Let stay in, and enjoy a week of cool summertime fun. Imagine quick and easy ways of preparing cool, delicious, healthy allergy free recipes. “That will beat The Heat.” (No baking needed) Supply Fee $10

10:00 AM

Astronomy Adventures - $10

Diane Bell and McKenzie Baker

Calling all scientists and star lovers! Do you ever look up at the sky and wonder what that bright star is? Well, chances are, it is not even a star, it is probably a planet! Discover all about our solar system, stars, galaxies, and even what creates a shooting star with fun and messy experiments! We will even turn day into night and look at the night sky in our planetarium! This class gives a brand new meaning to “reach for the stars”! Maybe your astronomy crew will even win the Constellation award! This class qualifies you to compete for you own Astronaut Flight Suit. Supply Fee $10

 

Breakfast with Mrs. Baker - $5

Robin Baker

Want to be smarter? Breakfast has been referred to as "brain food", but we all experience the challenge to feed our kids a healthy breakfast before school. Mrs. Baker wants to make breakfast fun, fast, easy, and something kids can enjoy. Allow your kids to be a part of planning and preparing their own breakfast. Just think, how much smarter the world would be, if we all ate breakfast!! Breakfast is only a dollar a day. ($5) Cheaper than McDonalds!!!!! Supply Fee $5

 

“Cheer-Tastic” - $4

Tina Hill

Go! Fight! Win! Do you want to learn how to be a “cheer-tastic” cheerleader? Come join our class to learn basic cheer motions and jumps. You will also learn chants, cheers, and even a super fun dance! Come jump into the world of CHEER! Go, Go, G-O, Go Cheerleaders, Go! Supply Fee $4

 

Disc Golf - $7

Laura Taylor

Come learn how to drive, approach, and hit the chains with various techniques and tricks in the rising sport of Disc Golf. This is a very inexpensive sport to get involved in, and it is FUN for the whole family!!! Especially with a course right here in town! Please bring a hand towel as you will use this to work on technique and form of throws prior to using a disc. Supply Fee $7

 

Drawing Club - $5

Hilary Webb

Do you like to draw? Enter the studio and stretch your drawing skills using the tricks of line, shape, form, space, texture, shading, color, perspective and proportion to create drawings that explode off the page. Everyone can draw better with just a few tips and some practice. Supply fee covers a variety of drawing supplies and quality papers. Supply Fee $5

 

Messin’ with Mixtures Science Lab – $8 - Class Full/Closed

Sheena Scott

Mixing, separating, dissolving, melting, and more! Does this sound like fun to you? Put on your lab coat and come into Messin’ with Mixtures Science Lab. Whether it’s the physical reaction of a volcano, or the chemical reaction of polymers that make slime, students will have the opportunity to learn the real science and chemistry behind the experiments. Get ready for some mixing science you will never forget. Please bring a large shirt to use as a science lab coat to protect your clothing. Supply Fee $8

11:00 AM

American Girl Spa - $5

Audrey Waterfield

Relax, Enjoy, and Glamorize! Your American Girl Doll will be refreshed with a face mask, hair treatment, and soft toes all while enjoying her new robe. Come create a perfect Spa Day for your doll. You may bring your American Girl Doll or any 18” doll. Supply Fee $5

 

Art Factory - $7

Hilary Webb

Awaken your senses as you find your inner artist! For the creative kid that wants to try a little bit of everything. Let your imagination fly and your creativity shine through as you experiment with crafts, paint, pastels, printmaking, collage, and more. Action-packed art projects are the name of this game! Supply fee covers art supplies. Supply Fee $7

 

Hot Wheels Extravaganza - $8

Carrie Autry

After 6 billion vehicles sold, UTM Kid College Hot Wheelers are looking for one more amazing car to race down that orange track! This could be your moment!! It’s going to be Hot Wheels fast and furious. Everyone has a Hot Wheels story, so come and share yours. Join our Hot Wheels Extravaganza today!! Supply Fee $8

 

Kids In The Kitchen - $5

Robin Baker

Have you noticed that your child wants to do everything you're doing? Even young children are fascinated by the adult world. I want to bring them into my kitchen and seize the opportunity to help them develop their independence, confidence, critical thinking, and coordination. I want to provide sequenced beginner skills to prepare your child for cooking and ten tried-and-true pictorial recipes for your child to follow from easy to more complex with minimal adult support. They'll have fun and learn along the way. Supply Fee $5

 

LEGO’s - Early Simple Machines: Class Full/Closed

Steve Douglas

You will build fun and simple models like a seesaw, rolling vehicle, spinning top, raft, and many more. By playing with and manipulating the models, you will experience pulleys, levers, gears, and wheels and axles, while exploring energy, buoyancy, and balance. Duplo’s are used for projects. You will work in teams of two or three students. Due to the number of kits available: this class has limited enrollment and multiple sessions cannot be offered.

 

Magnificent Mad Science - $10

Brenda Black

What is science? Science is tasty. Science is fun. Magnificent Mad Science is for Everyone! Come find out the answers to the Magnificent Mad Scientist Experiments. And experience what fun science really is. Supply Fee $10

 

Lunch

12:00 PM

Bowling - $5

Earl Bell and Chris Baker

If you bowl every weekend or have never bowled before, wouldn’t you love to have your highest game ever! A game full of strikes and spares and maybe even a turkey! Learn how to bowl better and soon you will be the one teaching your friends and family how to bowl. Everyone can learn and have a blast! Real pins, lanes, and bowling balls will teach you how to bowl so you can have the best game ever! We will bowl in this class every day, and we will even have our own tournament on the last day. See you on the lanes! Supply Fee $5

 

Chemical Reactions - $10

Brenda Black

Let's create some magic. Magical fun with a Chemical Reaction. ALAKAZAM!!! Enter into the “Experiment Zone, where ordinary materials are used in “extraordinary ways” Supply Fee $10

 

Glamour Spa - $10

Pearlie Sowell

Come Enjoy a week of Glamour Spa fun. Yes! We will have an exciting week of facials, designing nails, and creating your own personal hair bow. We will end the week with a GLAM Party”. It will be fun for kids of all ages. Supply Fee $10.00

 

Grossology - $10

Carrie Autry

Sometimes it’s stinky. Sometimes it’s crusty. Sometimes it’s slimy. But hey, it’s your body. If you want to wallow in the grosser side of life, you may want to become a more experienced grossologist. It’s not difficult — you just need a strong stomach. How does edible diarrhea sound for a snack? Would a booger war be right up your ally? How about a farting and burping contest? Don’t wait! Sign up now for Grossology! You’ll be happy you did! You will also receive your own Grossology book at the end of the week to take home! Supply Fee $10

 

Superheroes of Summer - $4

Taylor Johnson

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Kid College Superheroes! If you love superheroes then Superheroes of Summer is for you! Find out all about the supers and their secret identities. By the end of the week, you will be a superhero too! Supply Fee $4

 

Lunch

1:00 PM

Crafty Scientist - $8

Sheena Scott

Do you enjoy arts and crafts? Do you like science experiments? It’s time to get creative and embrace the mess! Experiment and create your own work of art while learning the science behind it! Learn how art is more than just a painting and science is more than just a subject in school. Discover and explore your artistic side with lots of fun! Let’s get creative with science! Supply Fee $8

 

Dirt Works: Kids Gardening - $4

Michelle Gallien

Ever wondered how dirt works? Would you like to be able to grow your own food? From how plants grow to planting a mini organic garden, you will discover how dirt works. Supply Fee $4

 

Junior Mission to Mars - $10

Diane Bell and McKenzie Baker

How would you like to be the very first human to travel to Mars? NASA is looking for explorers ready for the ultimate adventure, and they want YOU! Train like a real NASA astronaut with your crew to prepare to take the long journey to the Red Planet. Grow your own food, make your habitat, and prepare to live on Mars! Maybe your crew will even win an award for the Best Flight! Mars is waiting to be explored by you! This class qualifies you to compete for you own Astronaut Flight Suit. Supply Fee $10

 

Kicking It in the Quad - $2

Taylor Johnson

GOOOOAAAALLLL! Another goal scored by the Kid College Soccer Team. If you want to learn more about soccer: dribbling, passing, and scoring, then Kicking It is for you. Come ready to learn, play, and have fun! Supply Fee $2

 

Once Upon a Time!

Theatre staff of Vanguard Theatre

Using games and improvisations, you will make up a story to perform! You will learn how to use your voice to tell a story, create characters with your body and use your imagination to work together as a team to put on a show! Come activate your imagination and share your ideas!

 

Lunch

2:00 PM

Basketball 101 - $2

Natalie Brent

Dribble, Pass, Shoot!! You will learn and improve all fundamentals of basketball with this class. You will also get to play games such as Gotcha! and other dribbling and passing competitions. Come ready to work hard and have fun!! Supply Fee $2

 

Kid Fitness

Laura Taylor

You will learn the value of exercise and a healthy lifestyle and begin developing a lifelong habit of physical fitness while having fun. You will learn proper techniques and form to increase your upper and lower body strength through functional lifts, focus on core strength, build stamina and endurance through some fast-paced cardio, and work on balance and coordination through a variety of exercises and activities to get your heart and muscles pumping. Come break away from technology and electronics and enjoy the fresh air in the quad!!

 

Paint Party - $10

Hilary Webb

Do you love to paint? Enter the painting studio and create masterpieces of your own using a variety of paints, styles and techniques. Surprise yourself with what you can do with paint! Supply fee covers canvas, quality paper, paints and supplies. Supply Fee $10

 

Time for Slime - $4

Audrey Waterfield

It is time to make some slippery, gooey, yummy slime! In this class, you will be exploring all five senses while becoming a professional at making slime. Come join me for a week worth of experimenting and creating your own slime. Supply Fee $4

 

Trash to Treasure - $10

Pearlie Sowell

Who wants to have fun recycling trash? Yes, EVERYDAY TRASH!! So, come join us, and discover the Fun, beautiful and amazing treasures you can create, from Trash. Supply Fee $10

 

3rd-5th Grade Class Schedule

$30 per class, plus class supply fee which is noted by the class title and class description.

Register your child based on the grade they will be in this Fall (2019).

9:00 AM

Adventures in Engineering - $8

Sheena Scott

If you love to build or design, unleash your creative side and join Adventures in Engineering! Begin your adventure here with hands on project experience building and designing. No engineering experience needed, just curious kids who want to learn the science behind solid foundations, creatively designed towers, famous architectural failures, and more! Explore endless possibilities by creating your own unique structures. So get your thinking caps on and build something to remember! Supply Fee $8

 

Breakfast with Mrs. Baker - $5

Robin Baker

Want to be smarter? Breakfast has been referred to as "brain food", but we all experience the challenge to feed our kids a healthy breakfast before school. Mrs. Baker wants to make breakfast fun, fast, easy, and something kids can enjoy. Allow your kids to be a part of planning and preparing their own breakfast. Just think, how much smarter the world would be, if we all ate breakfast!! Breakfast is only a dollar a day. ($5) Cheaper than McDonalds!!!!! Supply Fee $5

 

Chemical Reactions - $10

Brenda Black

Let's create some magic. Magical fun with a Chemical Reaction. ALAKAZAM!!! Enter into the “Experiment Zone, where ordinary materials are used in “extraordinary ways” Supply Fee $10

 

Drawing Club - $5

Hilary Webb

Do you like to draw? Enter the studio and stretch your drawing skills using the tricks of line, shape, form, space, texture, shading, color, perspective and proportion to create drawings that explode off the page. Everyone can draw better with just a few tips and some practice. Supply fee covers a variety of drawing supplies and quality papers. Supply Fee $5

 

Phun with Physics - $2

Jason Alexander

Want to learn about how stuff around and inside you works and build some cool stuff at the same time? From lightning bolts to laser beams, you will discover what happens when you take ordinary things like your favorite cereal box, old DVDs, wiggly Jell-O, and fuzzy socks and do some awesome science with it. Supply Fee $2

 

Superheroes of Summer - $4

Taylor Johnson

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Kid College Superheroes! If you love superheroes then Superheroes of Summer is for you! Find out all about the supers and their secret identities. Learn how everyday acts of kindness, make you super too! Supply Fee $4

10:00 AM

Advanced Phun with Physics - $2

Jason Alexander

Scientists and engineers explore the universe by making observations. This takes things like telescopes, microscopes, and spectrometers. These are all types of things called instruments. In advanced Phun with Physics we will build our very own real instruments and then be able to take them home to continue exploring. We will also get to do some experiments with small programmable computers and sensors, just like university science students. Supply Fee $2

 

Animal Careers

Amanda Waldon

Do you want to work with animals when you grow up? Do you think that means you have to be a veterinarian? Come and take this class and learn about careers that benefit people and animals. You will learn about Veterinarians, but also Animal Scientists, Medical Researchers, and much more. I know you are thinking I want to do that at kid college, don’t worry you will. Each class we will have a live animal ambassador that you would come in contact with if you choose to follow this career path. A vet may see a dog or cat, an animal scientist a chicken, a medical researcher a rabbit. By the end of the week you may have more than a few things on your “what I want to be when I grow up list.”

 

Karate

Rick Conger

Want your child to develop self-confidence and self-discipline while learning the exciting skills of traditional karate? The physical skills of karate include stretching, coordination, balance, and reactions. The karate student learns stances, blocking, punching and kicking along will putting these skills together into preset routines. This is a fun and energetic class that challenges both the mind and body.

 

Kids Yoga

Angie MacKewn

Yoga is a great way to improve coordination, build strength, and increase flexibility. You will also learn different ways of breathing to help your focus and concentration. You can bring your own yoga mat and eye pillow or one will be provided for you. If you want a towel you can bring one. You can practice in your bare feet or you can wear socks.

 

LEGO’s - Simple and Powered Machines: Class Full/Closed

Steve Douglas

Like LEGOs? You will work as young scientists, engineers, and designers as you build and explore machines and mechanisms, investigate motorized machines, calibrate and capture wind, and study gearing mechanisms. You will work in teams of two or three students. Due to the number of kits available, this class has limited enrollment and multiple sessions cannot be offered.

 

Trash to Treasure - $10

Pearlie Sowell

Who wants to have fun recycling trash? Yes, EVERYDAY TRASH!! So, come join us, and discover the Fun, beautiful and amazing treasures you can create, from Trash. Supply Fee $10

 

Viva Violin! - $15

Angela Ammerman and Future Music Educators of UTM

Have you always wanted to play the violin? Now is your chance to learn to play a little bit of Mozart, a little bit of Bach, and a little bit of STAR WARS! Sign up today to see how you like the violin! Supply Fee $15

11:00 AM

Advanced Mission to Mars - $10

Diane Bell and McKenzie Baker

Mars is ready for the first humans to explore the planet, and NASA wants YOU! Imagine being the first person to make history and set foot on the Red Planet! What would you eat, where would you live, and how would you even train for the 18 month journey to Mars? You will work with your crew like real NASA astronauts and prepare for life on Mars. Get ready for the ultimate adventure! Individual awards such as The Right Stuff and group awards such as Best Patch will be given on the last day. This class qualifies you to compete for you own Astronaut Flight Suit or the Huntsville Space Camp scholarship. Supply Fee $10

 

“Cheerleader from Bow To Toe” - $4

Tina Hill

Hey Fans in the Stands! If you are, or have always wanted to be a cheerleader from “bow to toe”, this is the class for you!! You will learn how to sharpen up your motions and jumps, while also learning new chants, cheers, and a super fun dance! If you just want to perfect the skills you already have, or if you’re learning for the first time, get your “SPIRIT FINGERS” ready.. because you will love this class!! WE’VE GOT SPIRIT, YES WE DO! WE’VE GOT SPIRIT, HOW ‘BOUT YOU? Supply Fee $4

 

Glamour Spa - $10

Pearlie Sowell

Come Enjoy a week of Glamour Spa fun. Yes! We will have an exciting week of facials, designing nails, and creating your own personal hair bow. We will end the week with a GLAM Party”. It will be fun for kids of all ages. Supply Fee $10

 

Disc Golf - $7

Laura Taylor

Along with recapping drives, putts, and approaches, you will learn more about safety and rules of the game. You will have an opportunity to challenge your peers within the class to a long distance contest and closest to the pin contest. You will also have some teamwork games and relays where you compete while working on your skills for the rising sport of disc golf. Supply Fee $7

 

Messin’ with Mixtures Science Lab – $8

Sheena Scott

Mixing, separating, dissolving, melting, and more! Does this sound like fun to you? Put on your lab coat and come into Messin’ with Mixtures Science Lab. Whether it’s the physical reaction of a volcano, or the chemical reaction of polymers that make slime, students will have the opportunity to learn the real science and chemistry behind the experiments. Get ready for some mixing science you will never forget. Please bring a large shirt to use as a science lab coat to protect your clothing. Supply Fee $8

 

THE VOICE at UT Martín! - $2

Angela Ammerman and Future Music Educators of UTM

Are you a rock star at heart? Join forces with your fellow singers in THE VOICE at UT Martin! Enjoy singing along with your friends and even by yourself as you surge to the top of the charts in this awesome camp! Supply Fee $2

 

Lunch

12:00 PM

Advanced Astronomy - $10

Diane Bell and McKenzie Baker

When you wish upon a…star? Actually, it is probably a huge hunk of rock burning up through the Earth’s atmosphere! Get ready to explore all the mysteries of the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the Moon with fun and super messy experiments. Eclipses and constellations are waiting! We will even explore the night sky in our very own planetarium. The sky is waiting to be discovered by you, our future scientist! Individual awards and group awards such as the Constellation Award will be given on the last day. This class qualifies you to compete for you own Astronaut Flight Suit or the Huntsville Space Camp scholarship. Supply Fee $10

 

American Girl Spa - $5

Audrey Waterfield

Relax, Enjoy, and Glamorize! Your American Girl Doll will be refreshed with a face mask, hair treatment, and soft toes all while enjoying her new robe. Come create a perfect Spa Day for your doll. You may bring your American Girl Doll or any 18” doll. Supply Fee $5

 

Art Factory - $7

Hilary Webb

Awaken your senses as you find your inner artist! For the creative kid that wants to try a little bit of everything. Let your imagination fly and your creativity shine through as you experiment with crafts, paint, pastels, printmaking, collage, and more. Action-packed art projects are the name of this game! Supply fee covers art supplies. Supply Fee $7

 

Kids In The Kitchen - $5

Robin Baker

Have you noticed that your child wants to do everything you're doing? Even young children are fascinated by the adult world. I want to bring them into my kitchen and seize the opportunity to help them develop their independence, confidence, critical thinking, and coordination. I want to provide sequenced beginner skills to prepare your child for cooking and ten tried-and-true pictorial recipes for your child to follow from easy to more complex with minimal adult support. They'll have fun and learn along the way. Supply Fee $5

 

Kid Fitness

Laura Taylor

You will learn the value of exercise and a healthy lifestyle and begin developing a lifelong habit of physical fitness while having fun. You will learn proper techniques and form to increase your upper and lower body strength through functional lifts, focus on core strength, build stamina and endurance through some fast-paced cardio, and work on balance and coordination through a variety of exercises and activities to get your heart and muscles pumping. Come break away from technology and electronics and enjoy the fresh air in the quad!!

 

Drumstix Kids - $6

Angela Ammerman and Future Music Educators of UTM

Want to learn how to drum along with your favorite bands? Learn the basics of African Drumming and Taiko drumming while jamming out to your favorite tunes! Supply Fee $6

 

Lunch

1:00 PM

Basketball 102 - $2

Natalie Brent

Dribble, Pass, Shoot!! You will improve all fundamentals of basketball with this class. You will also get to play games such as Gotcha! and will get to do scrimmaging as well. Come ready to work hard and have fun!! Supply Fee $2

 

Bowling - $5

Earl Bell and Chris Baker

Who likes to bowl…everyone! It doesn’t matter if you bowl every week or have never bowled before, bowling is a sport that is fun for everyone. Get ready to improve your score and learn how to bowl your highest score yet. Real balls, pins, and lanes will be used for us to bowl in this class, and we will have a tournament on the last day. Get ready for fun on the lanes…no bumpers allowed! Supply Fee $5

 

Etiquette 101: - $8

Carrie Autry

Etiquette is not a new concept, it is still alive and well - but sometimes forgotten. Children, teens, and adults will stand out and go far in life if they are mannerly and polite and know how to treat others with respect. Come and join us in learning proper table manners, how to set a proper table, proper phone etiquette, how to carry on a proper and respectful conversation, how to write proper thank you cards and invitations. Supply Fee $8

 

Magnificent Mad Science - $10

Brenda Black

What is science? Science is tasty. Science is fun. Magnificent Mad Science is for Everyone! Come find out the answers to the Magnificent Mad Scientist Experiments. And experience what fun science really is. Supply Fee $10

 

Paint Party - $10

Hilary Webb

Do you love to paint? Enter the painting studio and create masterpieces of your own using a variety of paints, styles and techniques. Surprise yourself with what you can do with paint! Supply fee covers canvas, quality paper, paints and supplies. Supply Fee $10

 

Softball- Covering the Base(s)

Laura Taylor

How to catch a fly ball? How to throw properly? How to read and react to a hit ball? How to grip and swing? How to steal? How to be in ready position no matter where you are on the field? These are just a few of the tips you can work on and improve during your time in softball. Be sure to bring your glove the duration of the week, and your bat if you have one.

 

Summer Time Fun Time - $10

Pearlie Sowell

The temperature outside is HOT! So Kids! Let stay in, and enjoy a week of cool summertime fun. Imagine quick and easy ways of preparing cool, delicious, healthy allergy free recipes. “That will beat The Heat.” (No baking needed) Supply Free $10

 

Time for Slime - $4

Audrey Waterfield

It is time to make some slippery, gooey, yummy slime! In this class, you will be exploring all five senses while becoming a professional at making slime. Come join me for a week worth of experimenting and creating your own slime. Supply Fee $4

 

Lunch

2:00 PM

Advanced Space Academy - $10

Diane Bell and McKenzie Baker

You have been training your entire life for this: a trip to outer space with NASA to the International Space Station! Do you have The Right Stuff needed to live, work, eat, and sleep in space? Train like the NASA elite to prepare for your mission, and be ready to solve any problems with your trusted crew members. Do you have the hustle and heart to take on this new advanced space training program? Then put on your space suit and get ready for the journey of a lifetime! Individual awards such as Superior Trainee and group awards such as Best Mission Control will be given on the last day. This class qualifies you to compete for you own Astronaut Flight Suit or the Huntsville Space Camp scholarship. Supply Fee $10

 

Crafty Scientist - $8

Sheena Scott

Do you enjoy arts and crafts? Do you like science experiments? It’s time to get creative and embrace the mess! Experiment and create your own work of art while learning the science behind it! Learn how art is more than just a painting and science is more than just a subject in school. Discover and explore your artistic side with lots of fun! Let’s get creative with science! Supply Fee $8

 

Dirt Works: Kids Gardening - $4

Michelle Gallien

Ever wondered how dirt works? Would you like to be able to grow your own food? From how plants grow to planting a mini organic garden, you will discover how dirt works. Supply Fee $4

 

Hot Wheels Extravaganza: - $8

Carrie Autry

After 6 billion vehicles sold, UTM Kid College Hot Wheelers are looking for one more amazing car to race down that orange track! This could be your moment!! It’s going to be Hot Wheels fast and furious. Everyone has a Hot Wheels story, so come and share yours. Join our Hot Wheels Extravaganza today!! Supply Fee $8

 

Kicking it Up! - $2

Taylor Johnson

GOOOOAAAALLLL! Another goal scored by the Upper division Kid College Soccer Team. You love the sport, but want to learn more about passing and the rules of the game. Kicking it Up is for you! You will advance your knowledge of soccer by learning more of the rules within the game as well as practicing the fundamentals. Supply Fee $2

 

Let Me Entertain You!

Theatre staff of Vanguard Theatre

Learn to be an actor! In class, you will discover the importance of ensemble, beginning acting and movement technique and play theatre games which ignite creativity and imagination! We will discuss costuming and makeup and how to make props! You will work as a team to create an original story for performance.

 

Space Camp Scholarship Information and Past Winners

Space Camp Scholarship

How would you like to experience a week of Astronaut training at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama?? You could be the lucky student to receive a scholarship to do just that! The scholarship is worth about $1000.00 and will be awarded during Kid College Open House on June 15th.

 

To participle in the opportunity:

  1. Enroll in any of Diane Bell’s “space Classes”
  2. Be at least 9 years of age
  3. Present the required “space Project” (details will be presented in class.

Due to age restrictions for Space Camp, all of my students that are too young to participate in the scholarship or would prefer the alternate prize will have the opportunity to win an Astronaut Flight Suit by turning in the required project.

Past Space Camp Scholarship Winners

1992 Bryan Phelps
1993 Zac Wright
1994 Maggie Goodman
1995 Ron Peckham
1996 Jake Graves
1997 Christopher Mullins
1998 Andrew Moore
1999 Ryan Nanney
2000 Brandt Sisson
2001 Matthew Moore
2002 Kristen Garcia
2003 Skye Gifford
2004 Jesse Parrish
2005 Maggie Watson
2006 Jordan Long
2007 Nicholas Eaves
2008 Erin Bell
2009 Ainsley Freed
2010 Donovan Davis
2011 Joseph Pelren
2012 Sam Garrard
2013 Katie Reeves
2014 Grant Smith
2015 Emmy Cameron
2016 Riley Light
2017 Mary Peacock
2018 Dylan Cornette
2019 ???????????

 

Dates: June 24-27, 2019

Please check back for 2019 dates and information

Date: June 3-7, 2019

Time: 8:15 – 11:50 am

Fee: $95 per child, includes Kid College T-Shirt and Supplies

Kid College

  • Five Fun-Filled Days.
  • For children who will attend Kindergarten in the Fall 2019 through the 5th grade.
  • Children will be divided into small groups based on their grade and rotate through the series of classes each day. See listed courses below.
  • Additional information for parents is on the web and will be sent by e-mail the week prior to Kid College.
  • Questions, e-mail us at nondegree@utm.edu.

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Kid Science Explorers

Donna Burrus

Are you a young scientist? Do you love to pick up bugs and dig in the soil, or dream of traveling through space? Come explore with us in Kid Science Explorers. Discover, imagine, and create with fun hands-on science activities. Bring your questions! As a Kid Science Explorer, you will take home goodies to make sure you have fun discovering science all summer long!

Learning Across America: Hiking Along a Trail of Discovery

Julian Stanz

Have you looked around and wondered about what you see around you? You live in such a big and complex country; wouldn’t it be awesome to learn about a little it? You might wonder about where you live, where Tennessee is, or even what awesome things your state and country are known for. The answer is like a trail, and hiking it will be a really cool adventure. Come learn—all across America.

Having a Blast with Art

Cathy Stanz

Do you love using all your art supplies? Well, get prepared! You'll be drawing, of course, but also printing, or painting, or sculpting...or a little of all of that! We'll get a little dirty, but have lots of fun. Bring your best imaginations and a big shirt for those messy days.

Wild About Reading

Megan Burnett

It's a jungle out there! We are on the hunt for reading adventures in some of the world’s wildest areas. On our expedition, we will explore different kinds of books about nature, animals, and cultures. With our worldly craft-ivities we will learn the structure of a story and how to write our own travel journal. Hold on to your safari hats…off to great places we go!

 

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