Kids in College 2014

 

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 Stem Imagegrades students. The elementary KIC camp is scheduled for August 4-8, 2014 and is open to students completing Kindergarten through Grade 4. The middle grades KIC camp is scheduled for June 23-27, 2014 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 4 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. A deposit of $50 is required for registration with the remaining balance due May 1st. There will be a parent information meeting on May 20th 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 Debbie Bandy, Director of Kids in College.

Debbie Bandy
LR Box 7539
Hickory, N.C. 28603
Phone# 828-328-7189
Email: deborah.bandy@lr.edu

 

>> Register Online

>>Download Flyer [PDF]

>>Download Kids in College Scholarship Application

>>Download Teacher Recommendation [PDF] 

>>Download Release Form [PDF]

 

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