2022 United Learning Summer Camp
Our 2022 Summer Camps are currently full. We are accepting applications for our waitlist. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the waitlist.
The United Learning Summer Camp offers an affordable in-person summer learning experience to students in grades 1-8. The overarching goal of the United Learning Summer Camp is to provide a fun and engaging educational experience for campers through a combination of on-site academic activities and enrichment. Each camp week features hands-on learning in partnership with several organizations and businesses related to the week’s theme at no extra cost. We strive to provide a camp that fosters academic interest and helps students to develop the social and scholastic skills they need to thrive year-round.
- All camps are open to students in grades 1-8.
- Camps run 9:00am – 4:00pm daily.
- The cost of our camp is a $100 suggested donation for those who wish to contribute. We will not accept donations for the week of June 6th.
- Please note that eligible grades refer to the grade that the child is entering in the 2022-2023 school year. Children must have completed kindergarten to be eligible for our camps.
- Enrolled students will be grouped according to grade.
Our goal is to provide programming that is inclusive, culturally-sensitive, and trauma-informed. We strive to prepare students in grades K-8 to become accountable, socially-minded and globally competent leaders in their communities.
Camp Themes and Application
Week 1: Summer Camp with Waterfront Botanical Gardens (June 6 – June 10) – WAITLIST
Campers in grades K-8 can expect daily investigative garden projects, outdoor play, crafts, and opportunities to foster a lifelong love of learning. Lunch and Snack provided daily. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This camp takes place at Waterfront Botanical Gardens (1435 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206)
Week 2: We Create Visual Arts Camp (June 13 – June 17) – WAITLIST
This week is all about creativity! Students will build on their artistic skills and interest to further their knowledge in a variety of visual art mediums including drawing, painting, sculpting, photography, and graphic design. The camp will offer lessons from local artists in order to offer a diverse and collaborative hands-on experience in the field of visual arts. We will learn about several artists and how we can be an artist in everything we do.
Week 3: Back 2 Nature: Connecting with Our Environment Camp (June 21 – 24) – WAITLIST
The Back 2 Nature Camp engages youth with all the benefits that nature has to offer. This educational program offers campers the opportunity to engage with local wildlife and plant life and increase their knowledge in the study of the natural sciences. The goals of the Back 2 Nature camp are to build awareness of environmental issues affecting students’ communities and deepen students’ understanding of scientific concepts.
Week 4: STEAM Stars (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Camp (June 27 – July 1) – WAITLIST
STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) education plays an important role in helping students to develop science literacy, innovation, and creativity. Campers will learn and practice important STEAM concepts through a variety of fun and engaging activities in the areas of astronomy, robotics, mathematics, engineering and more.
Week 5: Farm to Table Culinary Camp (July 5 – 8) – WAITLIST
During this week-long interactive camp, campers will explore fun and nutritious recipes as well gain a better understanding of how the food we choose affects our community. Campers will learn about locally sourced ingredients and hear from community leaders about how our food choices make a larger impact in the world. Using locally-grown ingredients, campers will prepare fun and nutritious recipes that they can make for a lifetime.
Week 6: Read! Discover! Imagine! (July 11 – 15) – WAITLIST
Reading is fun! This week is all about practicing our skills in reading and writing, and exploring the exciting world of books. Campers will read various books and learn about the various types of books (fiction ,non-fiction, action, graphic novel, fantasy, poetry, etc). Through this camp, children will increase their interest in reading and their skills in reading and writing.