United Learning Summer Camp
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 relevant 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 2019-2020 school year. Children must have completed kindergarten to be eligible for K-3 camps.
SOLD OUT – Week 1: Back 2 Nature: Connecting with Our Environment June 10 – 14, 2019 (Grades K-3) – $100 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, deepen students’ understanding of the natural sciences through interactive field-learning, and demonstrate the importance of nature as it relates to our overall health and wellness.
Week 2: Farm to Table Culinary Camp June 17 – June 22 (Grades 4-8) – $100 During this week-long interactive camp, campers will explore fun and nutritious recipes as well as gain a better understanding of how the food we choose affects our community. Campers will visit local community gardens to source 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. Campers will engage with cooking and gardening concepts through core subjects including reading, science, and math.
Week 3: We Rise:Girls Leadership Camp June 24 – 28, 2019 (Grades 3-8) – $100 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 (science, technology, engineering, and math), politics, advocacy, the arts, and more.
Week 4: STEAM Stars: Building Skills in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math July 1 – 5, 2019 (Grades 4-8) – $100 – NO CAMP JULY 4 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 computer science, robotics, mathematics, engineering and more. The camp partners with STEAM organizations and local leaders in the field to provide the best experience possible. 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.
SOLD OUT – Week 5: Superhero Training Camp: Discover Your Superpowers July 8 – 12, 2019 (Grades K-3) – $100
Discover your superpower! This exciting camp will offer campers the opportunity to learn about popular superheroes and explore what makes them a “hero”. Campers will practice reading, writing, math and science as we explore the world of superheroes. Campers will engage in activities that will help them to identify their own superpowers (personal strengths, passions) and understand how they can use their superpowers to change the world for the better. Campers will even have the opportunity to meet real superheroes who will encourage them to be the best superhero they can be!
Week 6: United Learning’s Got Talent!: A Performing Arts Camp July 15 – 19, 2019 (Grades K-3) – $100 The United Learning’s Got Talent! Camp will introduce campers to a variety of performance art mediums including improv, dance, theatre, poetry, and more. The UCHM’s Got Talent Camp partners with a number of art organizations and artists in the community throughout the week. We support campers as they learn to harness their inner creativity and develop their artistic skill-set. Campers will have the opportunity to select a performing arts medium to showcase during the camp’s Community Talent Show. Campers will also learn about ways they can continue to develop their talents and artistic interests once camp has ended.