July 13-17, 2020, M-F, 9am - 3pm, St. Teresa's Academy (51st Main)
This camp connects students' passions, their experiences, and their stories to issues of environmental justice. Students will examine how factors such as wealth, power, identity, and geography impact environmental issues in our communities -- and they’ll combat injustices with their stories.
July 13-17 2020, 9am - 3pm St. Teresa's Academy (51st & Main)
This camp provides students an enriching opportunity to become more savvy media consumers and creators.
Friday, July 17, 2020, 9am - Noon UCM Lee's Summit;
The written essay portion of the college application today is all about stories -- finding your unique story, using your own voice, and making yourself memorable to admission officers. We'll share pro tips and help you find and writing the story that can open doors to your future.
Student writers in grades 6-8 can build new friendships, explore new writing opportunities and read a piece at the Open Mic performance. Teachers can expect to take-away new classroom lesson and activity ideas. $150 to register a team of 1 teacher and 5 students; lunch included.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
UCM - Lee's Summit Campus
9am - 2pm
An opportunity for teachers and a class of their students in grades 3-5 to have real conversations about the barriers, like race and geography, that divide us. Teachers implement three weeks of culturally and locally responsive instruction and students are paired with a buddy classroom. A final celebration at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art brings teachers and students together to create a story quilt.