United Learning Summer Camp

2020 United Learning Summer Camp

* COVID-19 Response: UCHM is closely monitoring guidance from the Govenor of Kentucky in order to make informed decisions about our 2020 Summer Camp.  UCHM has cancelled June and July in-person camps; however, we are offering Free Summer Enrichnment Activity Kits and Virtual Camps for July Camps. These kits will include fives  hands-on educational activities, a social emotional activity, and a Be Well Bonus. If you would like to enroll in the Summer Enrichment Activity Virtual Kit program please contact Katie Litanga at klitanga@uchmlouky.org or 502-893-0346.  The United Learning Summer Camp offers an affordable summer learning experience to students in grades K-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 activities and interactive field trips. Each camp week features field learning at various 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. Camps run 9:00am – 4:00pm daily. We offer financial assistance for all of our camps. Please note that eligible grades refer to the grade that the child is entering in the 2020-2021 school year. Children must have completed kindergarten to be eligible for K-3 camps.

Summer 2020 Summer Camp Schedule:

Week 1: Back 2 Nature: Connecting with Our Environment Camp – $150 June 8 – 12, 2020 (Grades K-3)  – CANCELLED The Back 2 Nature Camp engages youth with all of the benefits that nature has to offer. This educational program offers campers the opportunity to visit several state parks where they will 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 the natural sciences through interactive field-learning Week 2: Cooking Around the World Culinary Camp – $150 June 15- June 19, 2020 (Grades 4-8) – CANCELLED Campers will work with local Chef, Alison Mann, to explore fun and nutritious recipes as well as gain a better understanding of various cooking styles around the world. Campers will practice different recipes with local culinary artists and learn more about how food is viewed in different cultures. Using locally-grown ingredients, campers will prepare fun and nutritious recipes that they can make for a lifetime as well as expand their cross-cultural skills. Week 3: We Rise: Girls Leadership Camp – $150 June 22-26, 2020 (Grades 3-8) – CANCELLED The We Rise Camp aims to uplift and empower girls to become leaders in their communities. This energizing camp will provide support to girls as they strengthen their skills in the area of leadership, self-development and self-expression, interpersonal communication, advocacy, and goal-setting. Through reflection, teamwork, and community-building, campers will realize their full potential as leaders and develop their unique and powerful voices. Campers will have the opportunity to learn from female community leaders in the areas of business and entrepreneurship, STEM, advocacy, the arts, and more. Week 4: We Create Visual Arts Camp – $150 July 6-10, 2020 (Grades K-3) – VIRTUAL AND KITS AVAILABLE The We Create Visual Arts Camp summer camp will hone in on campers artistic skills and interest to further 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. The week will include field trips to community art projects and organizations. Week 5: STEAM Stars (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Camp – $150 – VIRTUAL AND KITS AVAILABLE July 13-17, 2020 (Grades 4-8)  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 on- and off-site activities in the areas of astronomy, robotics, mathematics, engineering and more. Campers will have the opportunity to take field trips to some of Louisville’s premiere STEAM organizations as well as learn directly from STEAM experts during on-site training. Week 6: Read! Discover! Imagine! Literacy Camp – $150  July 20-24, 2020 (Grades K-3) – VIRTUAL AND KITS AVAILABLE The Read! Discover! Imagine! Camp will build on campers’ literacy skills to develop their interest and abilities in reading comprehension and writing. Together campers will practice literacy skills through assisted reading activities, group projects, imagination games, field trips, and hands-on storytelling.  The goal of this camp is to ensure that students are reading at or beyond their reading level prior to returning to school. We make reading fun!