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The programs your child will experience at Kid’s College will be engaging and academically challenging. All content sessions will be facilitated by experts in their respective fields and structured so as to provide interactive learning opportunities.

Summer 2014 camp dates and themes:
Week I: (June 2 - 6)  Gardening/Equestrian/Chinese
Week II: (June 9 - 13)  Predator/Prey/Softball
Week III: (June 16 - 20)  Technology/Cheerleading
Week IV: (June 23 - 27)  Business week
Week V: (July 7 - 11)  STEM/Engineering
Week VI: (July 14 - 18)  Arts/Puppetry
Week VII: (July 21 - 25)  Spacial awareness
Week VIII: (July 28 - August 1)  Bubbology/Gardening
Scroll down to read details about weekly instructional blocks

Drop off: 7:30 - 8:30 am
Pick up: 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Location: Taylor Hall, Parking Lot A (corner of Tucker and Forsyth Roads)
Cost per week: $195, includes a light breakfast and a full lunch
For boys and girls ages 6 - 14

Tentative Day Schedule:
9 – 10 am Instructional Block
10  – 11 am PE
11 am – 12 pm Free Time
12 – 1 pm Lunch
1 – 2:30 pm Instructional Block
2:30 – 4 pm Instructional Block
4 – 5 pm Character/Leadership Block

The camp operates on a positive house-based model where each participant will become part of a caring and supportive group of peers all driven to achieve positive goals and bond under a common theme. Weekly team building experiences will create powerful connections to help promote positive self-esteem and participation. 

Register and pay online. Admittance is limited, so to register your child’s spot now. For more information, contact April Thompson:

Register and pay online

Admittance is limited, so to register your child’s spot now. 
For more information: asthompson@wesleyancollege.edu.

Weekly focus/content of instructional blocks.
Gardening & Culture
Description of Activities: On campus the campers will create and design their own vegetable garden with an educational and horticulture expert from Central Macon. Weekly they will take part in tending and maintenance. Assess each plants growth and compile data in which to show growth and production.

Wesleyan's Confucius institute is teaming up with Kid's College to introduce campers about Chinese culture and language. Campers will investigate Chinese characters and how to construct familiar attributes in their background knowledge.They will compare the Chinese cultural to their own diverse atmosphere.

Predator/Prey Relationships
Description of Activities: Participants will experience active simulations of predator/prey interactions in the wild via Project Wild curricular experiences led by certified classroom teachers completing their Master of Education courses. Symbiotic and Parasitic relationships within environmental ecosystems will be actively explored and experienced in symbolic and physically engaging ways.

Technology at Work
Description of Activities: Students will experience real life and work in related ways to utilize technology in many common day-to-day activities utilizing easily recognizable household items and popular toys. Engineering and education professors will teach all sessions with assistance from engineering and education students.

Business Week
Description of Activities: Students will become marketing and business experts this week as they create small businesses, design real products, market and advertise their wares, manage checking accounts and
money flow, and finally sell their products for a profit to be donated to a local charity. All sessions will be facilitated and conducted by local business owners as well as economics and marketing professors.

STEM Week
Description of Activities: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math merge together this week for participants to work and process through the planning, designing, testing, and revising cycle to accomplish a variety of engaging problems across a variety of content areas. Participants will be designing towers that can withstand high force winds, bridges that can support suspended weights, and so much more. All classes will be taught by STEM certified practicing classroom teachers or engineering professors.

Bubble-ology
Description of Activities: It is a week of scientific experiments that are engaging and has an everlasting impact with one of Wesleyan Colleges own Early Childhood Education Seniors. Campers will make predictions, plan their strategies, experiment and justify their findings. They will measure the circumference of the bubbles, designing their own bubble machine and try to create an everlasting bubble to navigate through an obstacle course.