Middle Grades Camp

June 27-30
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 Monday morning and depart Thursday afternoon.

Staff

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 May 23 and $410 after that date.

KAAC must receive full payment by June 3 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: Mythology
  • Language Arts: Award-winning Contemporary Literature
  • Science: Reproduction and Heredity
  • Soc. Studies: Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Mathematics: Number Sense – Selected topics from categories 1-5 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Course 2

  • Humanities: Elements of Visual Art, Architecture
  • Language Arts: Literary Devices, Foreign Words/Phrases
  • Science: Animals - Evolution, Life Cycles
  • Soc. Studies: Major Documents and Citizenship
  • Mathematics: Geometry, Probability & Statistics – Selected topics from categories 6-11 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Course 3

  • Humanities: Composers and Their Works
  • Language Arts: Newberys and Classic Children's Novels
  • Science: History, Scientists, Inventions
  • Social Studies: World History: Age of Exploration
  • Mathematics: Equations & Functions – Selected topics from categories 12-17 – see Middle Grades Governor’s Cup Math Content

Schedule

Monday

  •  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

Tuesday/Wednesday

  • 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

Thursday

  • 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