July 13-17, 2020, M-F, 9am - 3pm, Bruce R Watkins Cultural Center (3700 Blue Parkway)
This camp connects students' passions, their experiences, and their stories to issues of social justice. Students will examine how their personal stories and experiences reflect larger social issues. Creative writers will feel at home in this supportive environment designed to help them pursue their writing goals.
July 13-17 2020, 9am - 3pm UCM Lee's Summit campus
This camp provides students an enriching opportunity to become more savvy media consumers and creators.
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.