UT Summer Camps 2011

KNOXVILLE – The school year is almost over, and summer is right around the corner. Worried about keeping your kids busy? Take a look at the many educational, active and interesting camps for all ages that UT Knoxville has to offer.

Summer camps, ranging from athletics to the arts, are fun and educational and provide kids with a safe environment to express their creativity and talents.

Here is the full list of camps for children to enjoy at UT.

4-H Camps:

4-H Electric Camp (June 28-July 1)

  • Grades: 6-7 (as of Jan. 1, 2011)
  • Location: UT Knoxville
  • Cost: $185
  • Fee includes the cost of meals, lodging, field trips, insurance, program, etc. Transportation fees are covered by members of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association.

4-H Target Smart Camp (July 5-8)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Location: W.P. Ridley 4-H Center, Columbia, Tenn.
  • Cost: $205
  • Transportation is the responsibility of individual participants.
  • Camp youth learn skills to succeed in a variety of shooting sports, such as archery, riflery, shotgun use and outdoor skills.

4-H also offers a Junior 4-H Camp for grades 4-6. The five-day resident camp includes swimming, golfing, music, group sports and hiking. The 4-H Adventure Camp, for grades 6-8, is for selected 4-H centers and offers activities like mock archaeological digs, fishing, tubing, nature hikes, canoeing, swimming and survivor challenges. Contact your local county office for prices and dates about both camps.

For more information about 4-H camps, contact your county Extension Office or visit http://www.utextension.utk.edu/4H/centersandcamping/summercamps.htm.

Architecture and Design Design Matters Camp (July 10-16) — A camp that provides the opportunity to experience life as a design student on a university campus for one week. Previous architecture or design experience is not necessary.

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Cost: $985
  • Registration deadline: May 1

Cost includes materials, equipment and computers, on-campus housing and meal tickets to campus dining, field trip admission tickets, transportation to and from off-campus sites, and walking tours of downtown Knoxville and the campus. Full and partial camp scholarships are available.

For information contact Judy Harber at (865) 974-5265 or jharber3@utk.edu or visit http://www.arch.utk.edu/Special_Programs/designcamp.shtml.

Business Education for Talented Students (BETS) Program (June 10-18) – A program designed to expose under-represented students to all aspects of the business world and to encourage them to seek careers in business.

  • Grade: Current high school juniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Cost: Free to accepted students
  • Location: UT Knoxville (Students will live on campus for the week.)

For more information, contact Tyvi Small (tsmall@utk.edu) at (865) 974-5185 or visit the website. Watch a video at http://bus.utk.edu/diversity/video.htm.

Early Learning Center camps – Nine camps with stimulating and enriching content in varying areas of interest to children preparing to enter grades 1 through 4.

  • Pirate Week, June 6-10
  • The Amazing Race, June 13-17, June 27-July 1, July 11-15
  • Living in a Book, June 20-24
  • Our Independence, July 5-8
  • The Incredible World Around Us, July 18-22
  • Mission Possible, July 25-29
  • Me, Myself and I, Aug. 1-5

All camps are for grades 1-4 and last from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Drop off begins daily at 7:30 a.m. and pick up ends by 5:30 p.m. The camps take place at the Early Learning Center, 1206 White Avenue on the UT Knoxville campus. Cost is $185 per week with a $50 nonrefundable registration fee that does not count towards the overall cost of camp, but does include a camp T-shirt. Sign up for the full nine-week package no later than June 1 and receive a 15 percent discount off camp costs ($243). For more information, visit http://elc.utk.edu/News%20and%20Events/news_and_events.htm or call 974-0843.

Howard Baker Center Summer Scholars Experience (June 6-10) — A one-week opportunity to understand how the political system works and ways you can impact the community through public policy.

  • Grades: rising high school juniors or rising seniors. Students preparing to enroll in college for the fall term should not apply.
  • Opening session is at 9 a.m., June 6 — one overnight stay on campus
  • June 7 -10 — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.
  • Location: The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy on the UT Knoxville campus, 1640 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996
  • Cost: $20 to help cover associated costs.

All participants receive a T-shirt, lunch each day, all meals associated with the overnight stay and campus accommodations. Scholarships are available. All students selected to participate in the summer scholars program will be permitted, regardless of ability to pay. If the registration fee presents a barrier to your involvement, please include that information in your application.

Submit your application in MS Word or PDF format to leahadinolfi@utk.edu, by mail to Howard Baker Center, 1640 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3340 or by fax at (865) 974-8777.

McClung Museum camps:

Archaeokids: Exploring Ancient Art & Archaeology — A variety of fun activities focusing on archaeology and the arts of ancient people, especially ancient Native Americans of Tennessee and ancient Egyptians. All materials, snack provided.

  • Grades: 4-6, rising
  • June 20- 24, 9 a.m. to noon
  • Location: Frank H. McClung Museum, 1327 Circle Park Dr., UT Knoxville campus
  • Cost: $110 per child; Museum members $99; refund policy applies (see website)
  • Registration deadline: June 10, enrollment limited

Dig It! Fun with Fossils — Dinosaurs, mosasaurs, and other extinct animals are the focus of the camp, which includes examining real fossils and many activities pertaining to paleontology. All materials, snack provided.

  • Grades: 4-6, rising
  • July 11-15, 1-4 p.m.
  • Location: Frank H. McClung Museum, 1327 Circle Park Dr., UT Knoxville campus
  • Cost: $110 per child; Museum members $99; refund policy applies (see website)
  • Registration deadline: July 1, enrollment limited

To register, visit http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/education/SummerCamp.pdf. For more information, contact Debbie Woodiel at (865) 974-2144 or woodield@utk.edu.

Outreach and Continuing Education Kids U Summer Camps – Summer camps where children in ages 1-12 can come to UT and work with college faculty, staff and graduate students in various arts, sciences and humanities disciplines.

Observing Animals! An Introduction to Ethology (July 25-29)

  • Time: 9 a.m to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 7-9, rising
  • Location: UT Hesler Biology Bldg., room 603
  • Cost: $99

Vertebrate Zoology (June 6-10)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Hesler Biology Bldg., room 603
  • Cost: $99
  • Introduction to Photoshop (June 6-10)
  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 8-12, rising
  • UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor
  • Cost: $109

Genealogy for Kids (June 6-10)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 6-9, rising
  • Location: UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor
  • Cost: $99

Fungus Among Us! (June 6-10)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Hesler Biology Bldg., room 602
  • Cost: $99

Lights, Camera, Action – Video Art (June 6-10)

  • Time: 2-5 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 8-12, rising
  • Location: UT Art & Architecture Bldg., room 105
  • Cost: $119

Rockets! (June 8-10)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., three classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Physics Bldg., room 507
  • Cost: $99

Snakes Alive! Hands-On Herpetology (June 13-17)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Hesler Biology Bldg., room 603
  • Cost: $99

Fun with Forensics: Adventures in Chemistry (June 13-17)

  • Time: 1:30-5 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 6-8, rising
  • Location: UT Dabney/Buehler Hall, room 300
  • Cost: $99

A Look Back: Colonial History (June 13-17)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 6-12, rising
  • Location: UT Communications Bldg., room 298
  • Cost: $99

Exploration in Psychology (June 13-17)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 9-12, rising
  • Location: UT Austin Peay Bldg., room 411
  • Cost: $99

Draw, Paint, Sculpt! (June 13-17)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Art & Architecture Bldg., room 327
  • Cost: $129

Draw, Paint, Sculpt! (June 13-17)

  • Time: 2-5 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 8-12, rising
  • Location: UT Art & Architecture Bldg., room 327
  • Cost: $129

Teen Self-Discovery: Creative & Interpersonal Skills (June 13-17)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 9-12, rising
  • Location: UT Ellington Plant Sciences Bldg., room 125
  • Cost: $99

Cool Crafts (June 13-17)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-9, rising
  • Location: UT Art & Architecture Bldg., room 127
  • Cost: $119

Veterinary Medicine: Behind the Scenes (June 13-17)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 9-12, rising
  • Location: UT Veterinary Hospital room A117 (Ag Campus)
  • Cost: $129

Practices of the Most Successful Young People (June 20-24)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 8-12, rising
  • Location: UT Communications Bldg., room 298
  • Cost: $99

Exploring Microbiology through Food (June 20-24)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 6-8, rising
  • Location: UT Food Safety and Processing Bldg., room 20
  • Cost: $99

Bugs! (June 20-24)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Hesler Biology Bldg., room 602
  • Cost: $99

Design a Web Page! (June 20-24)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 8-12, rising
  • Location: UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor 600 Henley St.
  • Cost: $109

Got Talent: Beginning Acting and Theatre Games (June 20-24)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-6, rising
  • Location: UT Ellington Plant Sciences Bldg., room 125
  • Cost: $99

UT Photography Camp (June 20-24)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Art & Architecture Bldg., room 105
  • Cost: $129

UT Photography Camp (June 20-24)

  • Time: 2-5 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 8-12, rising
  • Location: UT Art & Architecture Bldg., room 105
  • Cost: $129

Eco Explorers Camp (June 20-24)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Hesler Biology Bldg., room 603
  • Cost: $109

Creating UpCycled Jewelry and Accessories (June 20-24)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 4-9, rising
  • Location: UT Art & Architecture Bldg., room 127
  • Cost: $119

Camp Invention (June 27-July 1)

  • Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 2-6, rising
  • Location: UT Conference Center (follow signs to room)
  • Cost: $275

Photojournalism for Kids (June 27-July 1)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 9-12, rising
  • Location: UT Conference Center (follow signs to room)
  • Cost: $99

Universe Exploration (June 29-July 1)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 4-7, rising
  • Location: UT Physics Bldg., room 507
  • Cost: $99

Fun with DNA (July 11-15)

  • Time: 12:30-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 9-12, rising
  • Location: UT Plant Biotechnology Bldg., room 101
  • Cost: $249

Bones, Crimes, Careers: Forensic Anthropology (July 11-15)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 7-10, rising
  • Location: UT South Stadium Hall, room 246
  • Cost: $99

Innocent or Guilty…How Do You Plead? (July 11-15)

  • Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m., five classes
  • Grades: 6-9, rising
  • Location: UT Law School
  • Cost: $99

Learning to be a Chef: Introduction to Culinary Arts (July 11-22)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, ten classes
  • Grades: 7-9, rising
  • Location: UT Jessie Harris Bldg., room 18
  • Cost: $259

Learning to Be a Chef: Introduction to Culinary Arts (July 11-22)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., ten classes
  • Grades: 10-12, rising
  • Location: UT Jessie Harris Bldg., room 18
  • Cost: $259

So You Want to Be An Engineer? (July 11-15)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 8-12, rising
  • Location: UT Science & Engineering Bldg., room 307
  • Cost: $99

Wee Writing (July 11-15)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 2-4, rising
  • Location: UT Jessie Harris Bldg., room 243
  • Cost: $99

Connecting through American Sign Language (July 18-22)

  • Time: 9 a.m. to noon, five classes
  • Grades: 7-10, rising
  • Location: UT Bailey Education Complex, room 202
  • Cost: $99

Bones, Crimes, Careers: Forensic Anthropology (July 18-22)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 7-10, rising
  • Location: UT South Stadium Hall, room 246
  • Cost: $99

Learning to Lead: Leadership 101 (July 18-22)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 7-12, rising
  • Location: UT Health, Phys. Education & Recreation Bldg., room 239
  • Cost: $99

Wacky, Wild World of Physics (July 18-22)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 7-10, rising
  • Location: UT Physics Bldg., room 304
  • Cost: $99

The Hunger Games — Reality or Reality TV? (July 18-22)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 9-12, rising
  • Location: Jessie Harris Bldg. room 243
  • Cost: $99

Turn On Your Imagination: Creative Writing (July 25-29)

  • Time: 1-4 p.m., five classes
  • Grades: 7-10, rising
  • Location: UT College of Nursing, room 105
  • Cost: $99

For more information on Kids U camps, contact Jennifer Bennett at (865) 974-0150 or email jbenne15@utk.edu or visit http://www.conferencesandnoncreditprograms.utk.edu/kidsu/default.html.

Theater Acting Workshop — An intensive acting workshop for high school students designed to give young actors training in several different skills including basic acting technique, improvisation, voice, movement and musical theater techniques.

  • Session 1: June 20-July 1; session 2: July 18-29
  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (both sessions)
  • Grades: 9-12 and rising college freshmen
  • Location: Ula Love Doughty Carousel Theatre on UT Knoxville campus next to Clarence Brown Theatre
  • Cost: $525; $30 parking (optional); Total: $555

Participants must provide their own bag lunch with drinks and snacks for breaks during the day. For more information, visit http://www.clarencebrowntheatre.com/actingcamp.shtml.

UT Gardens Discovery Camps – A variety of camps for children ages 4 to 12, each exploring a different garden topic through fun activities and take home projects.

Lil’ Gardeners

  • Gotta Grow: Friday, June 10
  • Busy Bees: Friday, June 24
  • Garden ABCs: Friday, July 15
  • Silly Salad: Friday, July 29

Each Lil’ Gardeners camp is for children 4-5. Each camp session lasts from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and costs $15 per session for member children or $20 per session for non-member children.

Explorers (ages 6-8)

  • Nature’s Crayon Box: Tuesday, June 7
  • Bug Day: Tuesday, June 21
  • Hip Hop: Tuesday, July 19
  • Garden Chefs: Tuesday, Aug. 2

Explorers (ages 9-12)

  • Nature’s Crayon Box: Wednesday, June 8
  • Bug Day: Wednesday, June 22
  • Hip Hop: Wednesday, July 20
  • Garden Chefs: Wednesday, Aug. 3

Each Explorers camp session lasts from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and costs $25 per session for member children or $30 per session for non-member children.

To register, contact Emily Smith, education coordinator, at (865) 974-7151 or e-mail esmith27@utk.edu. For more information, visit http://utgardens.tennessee.edu.

Men’s Athletics – A variety of sports summer camps for young men. Information regarding all types of camps can be found at http://www.utsports.com/camps/.

Baseball

Day camps

  • June 13-17
  • Ages: 7-12
  • Cost: $200 for half day, $300 for full day

Team Camps

  • Session 1: June 17-19 (13U and 14U teams only)
  • Session 2: June 23-26 (high school age teams only)
  • Cost: $600 per team plus accommodations

Skills Showcase Camp

  • June 27-28
  • Ages 12 through high school seniors
  • Cost: $200

For more information, visit http://www.utsports.com/camps/baseball/.

Basketball

Fundamentals Camp

  • Grades: K-8
  • Session 1: May 31-June 3
  • Session 2: June 27-30
  • Cost: To be determined

Lunch is served daily and each camper will receive a camp T-shirt and basketball. Camp registration will be 7-8:30 a.m. on May 31 and June 27. Camp will run from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., except for K-1 campers who should be picked up at 1 p.m. Campers can be picked up at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Enhanced Skills Camp

  • Grades: 6-12
  • June 5-8
  • Cost: To be determined

Camp starts each day at 8:30 a.m. Commuting campers can be picked up at 9 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena.

For more information about basketball camps and schedules, visit http://www.utsports.com/camps/basketball/.

Football

Coaching Clinic

  • April 7-9
  • Cost: $50

High School Camp 1

  • June 5-8
  • Cost: $350 overnight, $250 day

Specialty Camp

  • June 10
  • Cost: $150

OL/DL Camp

  • June 4
  • Cost: $25

Youth Day Camp

  • June 13-15
  • Cost: $225

High School Camp 2

  • July 18-20
  • Cost: $250 overnight, $200 day

For more information, visit http://www.utsports.com/camps/football/, call (865) 974-9500 or email fb-recruiting@utk.edu.

Women’s Athletics — A variety of sports summer camps for young women. For information about these camps, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/camps/.

Basketball – Camps includes morning sessions from 8 a.m. to noon and afternoon sessions from 1-5 p.m.

Day Camp

  • Ages: 6-12
  • June 10-12
  • Cost: $175

Overnight Camp

  • Ages: 10 through high school seniors
  • June 12-15
  • Cost: $450

Next Level Skills Camp

  • Ages 14 through high school seniors
  • June 18-19
  • Cost: $150

For more information, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/camps/basketball/.

Softball

Camp 1: Marty McDaniel’s Pitching and Catching

  • June 14-15, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Ages: 8-18
  • Cost: $175

Camp 2: Ralph and Karen Weekly’s Advanced Hitting and Defense Camp

  • June 20-22, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Grades: 7-12, rising
  • Cost: $225

Camp 3: Karen Weekly’s Slap and Speed Camp

  • June 22: 3 p.m.-9 p.m., June 23: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Ages: 10-18
  • Cost: $175

Camp 4: Junior Lady Vol’s General Skills Camp

  • June 27-28, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Cost: $100

Camp 5: Marty McDaniel’s Pitching and Catching Camp 2

  • July 11-12, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Ages: 8-18
  • Cost: $175

For more information, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/camps/softball/.

Volleyball

Serving Camp

  • July 10, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Cost: $60

Overnight Individual Camp

  • July 10-12
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Cost: $350 (overnight); $300 (commuters)

Setter Camp

  • July 16, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Cost: $60

Hitter Camp

  • July 16, 1-4 p.m.
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Cost: $60*

*Those who participate in both the setter and hitter camp together will receive a $20 discount.

Overnight Team Camp

  • July 13-15
  • High school teams
  • Cost: $275 (overnight); $225 (commuter)

One coach may come free of charge. Additional coaches may come for a fee of $125 per coach to cover meals and housing expenses. All campers and coaches need to bring their own bed linens. Each team must have eight players to participate. Payment for teams must be made together at one time. All campers who participate in the overnight camp need to bring their own bed linens.

Satellite Camp — For high school teams requiring a 12-player minimum. Each session is five hours.

  • Two-day: Four-session Camp: $110/camper
  • Three-day: Six-session Camp: $150/camper
  • Four-day: Eight-session Camp: $180/camper

All times are flexible and can be worked around a schedule. There is a $200 nonrefundable deposit to hold dates. To reserve dates and times, call (865) 974-8847.

For more information, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/camps/volleyball/.

UT Junior Golf Academy (June 6-10)

  • 8 a.m. to noon
  • Co-ed ages 7-17
  • Cost: $325
  • Location: UT Golf Practice Facility, Lakeshore Park
  • Registration deadline: June 3

For more information, contact Andrew Pratt at apratt1@utk.edu or visit http://www.utladyvols.com/camps/golf/.

Soccer Co-ed camps:

Day Camp

  • Ages: 5-11
  • June 6-10, 9 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: $100

Residential Camp

  • Grades 6-8
  • July 24-27
  • Cost: $395 for residential; $320 for commuter

Goal Keeper Camp

  • Grades 9-12
  • July 28-30
  • Cost: $420 for residential; $395 for commuter

For more information, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/fans/w-soccer-camp.html.

Spirit Squad Camps

For teams only:

  • TN I: Overnight Team Cheer and Mascot Camp, June 20-23
  • TN I EL: Overnight ELITE Team Cheer and Mascot camp, June 20-23
  • TN I TN: Two-night Team Cheer and Mascot Camp, June 23-25
  • TN I TN ST: Two-night Team Stunt and Mascot Camp, June 23-25
  • TN II: Overnight Team Cheer and Mascot Camp, July 22-25
  • TN I DANCE: Overnight Team Dance Camp, July 6-9
  • TN II DANCE: Overnight Team Dance Camp, July 19-22

For high school individuals only:

  • TN I CP: College Cheer Prep Camp, July 21-22

For middle school/junior high teams only:

  • TN I JR: Junior High Team Cheer and Mascot Camp, July 22-25

For college teams only:

  • TN College Cheer/Dance/Mascot Overnight Camp, July 29-31

All Spirit Camps are staffed by current UCA staff and UT cheerleaders with Tennessee head coach Joy Postell-Gee as camp director. All camps designed for teams and minimum age for team attendance is junior high. No youth or individual camps are available except for college prep, for which participants must be 16 years of age or older to attend.

To register, contact Kristin Funston, UCA State Director, at kfunston@uca.com. For more information, visit http://www.utladyvols.com/camps/cheerdance/.

Swimming Clinics

Jump Start Day Camp, May 31-June 3

  • Ages: 6-14
  • Cost: $195

Overnight/Commuter Camps

  • Session 1: June 5-9; session 2: June 12-16; session 3: June 19-23
  • Ages: 8-18
  • Cost: $575 per session (overnight camp); $440 per session (commuters)

Elite Camp, June 12-16

  • Ages: 13-18
  • Cost: $675
  • For swimmers that can do swim workouts of 3,000 yards or more.

Please include $150 deposit to secure your space. Make checks payable to The University of Tennessee. Enrollment is first-come, first-served. Balance is due at final registration. No refunds are given for cancellation after May 15. For more information, visit http://www.tnswimcamp.com/.

Diving Clinics

  • Age: boys and girls age 8 and older, including high school and college divers
  • Session 1: June 12-17; session 2: June 19-24; session 3: June 26-July 1
  • Cost: overnight camp: $575 per session; commuter camp: $450 per session
  • A $150 deposit is due at the time of registration.

There will be a $125 fee for campers who stay the weekend between two consecutive sessions. Each camp will consist of five days of intensive training with each day including two training sessions per day. Each session will include dry and wet training programs. Sessions also will include extensive stretching, conditioning, and spotting programs each. Information on nutrition, sport psychology, goal setting and preparing for training and competitions also will be available. For more information, visit http://www.tenndivingcamps.com/.

Transportation Academy — A week-long adventure for middle school girls where they will discover and explore the multifaceted world of how we move from place to place through exciting and fun activities.

  • June 20-24
  • Grades: 7-8, rising (females only)
  • Location: UT Conference Center
  • Cost: Free

Activities include a UT driving simulator test drive, examining debris from a car wreck to solving the mystery of how it happened, a behind‐the‐scenes tour of McGhee‐Tyson Airport, crashing remote control cars and evaluating the damage and building freight delivery vehicles. Students will need to be dropped off and picked up at the UT Conference Center building each day. Transportation, food and supplies are included. Space is limited to 16 girls, and a teacher recommendation will be required.

Forms will be online.

C O N T A C T :

Kristi Hintz (865-974-3993, khintz@utk.edu)

 

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