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Youth Programs  

UCM's primary focus is to offer engaged programming for all ages in full and half-day sessions. From Lego's to Stories for Justice our programming will introduce students to the fields of criminal justice, science, math, public relations, technology, and teaching to broaden the students interest and expose them to future career opportunities.

Parents: You can enroll multiple children in multiple classes at one time! You will receive permission slips, waivers, and other information via email once the registration is completed.

For more information on the camps listed below, contact Vicki Orcutt at 660-543-8926 (work) or 660-441-8195 (cell).

 

The Strategic Communication Experience (Junior and Senior High School Students Only)
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Instructor: Tricia Hansen-Horn
Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 5/31/2018 - 5/31/2018 Fee: $99.00
Days of Week: Th
Student must complete the online pre-workshop course work (approximately 2 hours) between 15-22 May, 2018. Students may be eligible for one college credit if desired.

Engage with and learn from public relation professionals in a fun-yet-professional environment, brought to you by the globally certified and award-winning UCM PR program Course delivery: Self-paced online and one-day intensive training and competition

Lunch will be provided.
 

 

 

 

Criminal Profiling: Killers and Kingpins (Junior and Senior High School Students Only)
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Instructor: Lynn Urban, Angela Collins
Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 7/11/2018 - 7/11/2018 Fee: $75.00
Days of Week: W
Learn different profiling strategies and classifying different types of groups. Students will be assigned a cold case and work as a team to profile and classify the potential killer!
Lunch will be provided.

 

 

Greater Kansas City Writing Project: Stories for Justice (High School Students)
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Instructor: GKCWP Teacher-Consultants
Class Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 7/9/2018 - 7/19/2018 Fee: $150.00
Days of Week: D
A two-week writing camp that helps high school students to transform personal stories into civically engaged public arguments.
There will be an Open Mic Performance on July 19, 2018 from 6-8 pm. Camp is offered daily M-F from 9 - Noon.

 

 

WeDo LEGO Camp (For students who will be in 2nd - 4th in the 2018-2019 school year)
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Instructor: (TBD) To Be Determined
Class Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 7/9/2018 - 7/13/2018 Fee: $150.00
Days of Week: D
LEGOs are not just for fun anymore! There are two sessions of this camp offered. Only enroll in one of the weeks.
This camp is offered daily M-F from 9 - 12 pm.

 

 

Sport From Science (Middle and High School Students)
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Instructor: Scott Strohmeyer
Class Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 7/9/2018 - 7/13/2018 Fee: $250.00
Days of Week: D
Discover how Biomechanical and physiological aspects influence human movement and the execution of skills at a high level in sports.

Dr.Strohmeyer has worked with sport participants at all levels of competition to adjust their movement patters to elicit best performance.

This camp is offered daily M-F from 8-12pm.

 

 

Interactive Web Design, Raspberry Pi and the Internet (Middle and High School Students)
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Instructor: Dabin Ding
Class Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 7/9/2018 - 7/13/2018 Fee: $400.00
Days of Week: D
Students will learn introductory programming concepts through learning the basics of Javascript, HTML, and CSS to make web pages dynamic through animations and user interaction.

Additionally, the camp will teach students about programming on the Raspberry Pi. With the power of programming languages and the convenience of Raspberry Pi as an Internet of things (IoT) device, students will be instructed and encouraged to create interesting applications and systems.

Raspberry Pi included as part of camp cost.

Lunch will be provided. This camp is offered daily, M-F, from 8 am - 5 pm.

 

 

The College Application Essay: Your Story, Our Help (High School Students)
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Instructor: GKCWP Teacher-Consultants
Class Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 7/13/2018 - 7/13/2018 Fee: $45.00
Days of Week: F
Learn how to write college application essays with the help of Greater Kansas City Writing Project instructors.

 

 

Future Teacher Academy (10-12 grade students eligible)
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Instructor: Ann McCoy
Class Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 7/23/2018 - 7/27/2018 Fee: $80.00
Days of Week: D
Have You Thought About Becoming a Teacher? Participants will work in teams on a variety of activities that will help them understand what teachers do and to determine whether or not they have the potential and desire to become part of this highly respected profession.
Class Meets M-F from 9 am - 3 pm. Lunch will be provided.

 

 

Robotics with LEGOs (For students who will be in 5th - 8th grade in the 2018-2019 school year)
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Instructor: (TBD) To Be Determined
Class Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus, TBD, 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 7/9/2018 - 7/13/2018 Fee: $150.00
Days of Week: D
Camp is for students who will be in the 5th - 8th grade during the 2018-2019 school year. There are two sessions of this course and they are different so students can enroll in both weeks.

The last day of the week will be devoted to competition. Parents will be invited to watch.

Camp is offered daily M-F from 1-4 pm.

 

 

Junior Mule Experience: Star In Your Own Musical! (1st - 7th Grade)
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Instructor:
Class Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg Campus, , , MO
Class Dates: 5/29/2018 - 6/1/2018 Fee: $89.00
Days of Week: Tu W Th F
This camp is for the dramatic, musical, and creative child in your life!
A snack will be provided.

 

 

Junior Mule Experience: Where Does Your Food Come From (1st - 7th graders)
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Class Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg Campus, , , MO
Class Dates: 5/29/2018 - 6/1/2018 Fee: $89.00
Days of Week: Tu W Th F
Students will learn about the basic methods of food production including fruit and vegetable production and farm animal livestock production. The Junior Mules will visit the UCM farms, greenhouse and a working daily farm.
Snack will be provided

 

 

Junior Mules Experience: Join the Fun as a Mini-Mixer! (1st - 7th graders)  Class is full. Click the add to Waitlist button below.
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Class Dates: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM A kitchen adventure awaits your student. Getting messy is part of the fun as we bake homemade bread, scrumptious cookies, colorful cake pops, and fresh oven pizza.
  Fee: $89.00
Snacks will be provided
 

Junior Mules Experience: Make Some Art! (1st - 7th graders)
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Instructor:
Class Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg Campus, , , MO
Class Dates: 5/29/2018 - 6/1/2018 Fee: $89.00
Days of Week: Tu W Th F
In this class, we will be making art with lots of different materials, like maybe paint, pencils, pens, glue, scissors, markers, fabric, oil pastels, found objects, yarn, and I don’t know what all!

We’ll work BIG. We’ll work small.

We will get messy and we will have a blast!

Snacks will be provided. Camp is offered M-F from 1 to 5 pm.

 

 

Junior Mules Experience: I Want to Work with Plants and Animals (1st - 7th Grade)
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Instructor:
Class Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg Campus, , , MO
Class Dates: 6/11/2018 - 6/15/2018 Fee: $89.00
Days of Week: D
Junior Mules will learn about the different jobs and career opportunities that involve plants and animals. They will have the opportunity for hands-on activities with plants and animals.
A snack will be provided. Camp is offered Mon - Fri from 1 -5 pm.

 

 

Junior Mules Experience: Make It Go! (1st - 7th graders)
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Instructor:
Class Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg Campus, , , MO
Class Dates: 6/11/2018 - 6/15/2018 Fee: $89.00
Days of Week: D
Are you interested in robots? Do you want to learn how to tell them what to do? Come and learn to program robots and learn the basic principles of coding. No experience necessary!
Snacks will be provided. Camp is M-5 from 1-5 pm.

 

 

Junior Mules Experience: Zombie Apocalypse Survival (1st - 7th Graders)
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Class Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg Campus, , , MO
Class Dates: 6/11/2018 - 6/15/2018 Fee: $89.00
Days of Week: D
Let's do some hands on activities to role play the actions fire fighters, law enforcement and other government officials take to protect the public from hazardous materials when they are released from their containers.

We will use the Zombie Apocalypse scenario to plan how to respond if something bad happens in our community.

Snacks will be provided. Camp is scheduled for M-F from 1-5 pm.

 

 

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