The Mission of Kids in College is to expose children to the university environment through enrichment, exploration and creative thinking.
Click here to view a video from the 2014 elementary Kids in College program.
Click here to view a video from the 2013 middle grades Kids in College program.
This year’s Kids in College program will take place over two weeks in the summer – one week for elementary students and one week for middle grades students. The elementary KIC camp is scheduled for June 22nd-26th, 2015 and is open to students completing Kindergarten through Grade 4 (Please note this is a date change!). The middle grades KIC camp is scheduled for August 3-7, 2015 and is open to students completing Grade 5 through Grade 8. This year’s camps will have a STEM focus (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Students will utilize 21st century skills including critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity. Kids in College is designed for teacher-recommended students who meet any of the following criteria:
Identified Academically Gifted
Achieved a Level 5 on the EOG
Maintained and A average on Math or Reading
Recommended by your current teacher
Experienced, AIG certified teachers will facilitate learning experiences throughout the week. Kids in College classes will be held in the Rhyne Building from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Lunch will be provided. Drop off and pick up will be at the front of the Rhyne Building. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged. The cost is $325 for the week. Full registration payment should be mailed in now. There will be a parent information meeting on May 19th at 7:00 pm in the Belk Centrum on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Forms are available at http://edu.lr.edu. Parents will be notified of acceptance as soon as the following requirements are satisfied:
- Completed application
- Teacher Recommendation Form submitted
- Release Form signed
- $50 non-refundable deposit (will be returned if space is unavailable)
For addition information, contact Michael Lemke, Director of Kids in College.
LR Box 7539
Hickory, N.C. 28603
>>Download Flyer [PDF]
>>Download Kids in College Scholarship Application limited availiablity now
>>Download Teacher Recommendation Form [PDF]
>>Download Release Form [PDF]
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