The 2014 Webb School Day Camp
8:00 - Bus pickup (Barfield IGA in Murfreesboro, Northgate Mall in Tullahoma)
8:40 - Check in at Webb
9:00-10:30 - Courses
Snack break at various times
10:35-Noon - Courses
Noon-12:30 - Lunch
12:30-1:15 - Courses
1:15-1:25 - Water break
2:15-2:45 Fun Activities
2:45-3:00 - Preparations to depart
3:00 - Dismissal for car riders
3:40 - Buses arrive in Murfreesboro and Tullahoma
Surprises and other events may be planned for Fridays! Camp will take place, rain or shine. Students should come dressed for outdoor activities in the morning. Sturdy shoes (no flip-flops), bug spray, sunscreen, and water bottle are mandatory.
Pies and Cakes and Wire?
Explore the paintings of Wayne Thiebaud whose art is good enough to eat! Then, walk on the wild side of art. Experience twisted wire sculpture like local artist Vannoy Streeter. An adventure in exploring the works and connections between these two artists.
Great Ideas in Art
Great ideas seem worlds apart but they are closer than you think! Let’s discover how artists find inspiration for their beautiful work. THEN, it will be time to find out what inspires YOU! You can make a relief or found object sculpture that shows something you think is awesome.
Haiku Art/Disappearing Art
Japanese Haiku expresses a mood, a feeling, a color or a season. Let’s do abstract art to communicate the same things. Disappearing Art piggybacks on Haiku Art. Some art lasts for thousands of years; some for only a moment. Explore and capture your art in a photo before it disappears.
Relax! Let’s try zentangles and other new media explorations in a fun and creative way. Be prepared to get dirty and really enjoy yourself.
Yes! Writer’s Workshop
Writing is so important! Find interesting and intriguing ways to meet the challenges of writing for CCSS and other standardized tests. Patterned after the successful MTSU Writer’s Workshop.
Writing and Poetry Explorations
Enjoy a relaxing and enlightening browse through familiar and not-so-familiar poetry. Perfect for a hot summer’s afternoon.
Mindstorms (for older students); LEGO® WeDo (for younger students). Experience the world of Robotics and engineering through Legos. Advanced and beginner classes. This is a STEM-related class.
Dig into something that is as addictive as potato chips! MindBenders is an individually-paced inductive and deductive logic activity. Students work at their own paces. Oral puzzlers each day as well.
Enter the world of the Mandarin Chinese language through activities, games, art, videos, dance and other ways.
1. Conversational Chinese using Total Physical
2. China: art, music and dance – The
Chinese cultural arts such as paper-cutting,
calligraphy, Beijing Opera masks, drawing
Do an experiment a day and explore the reasons why it does what it does, the importance of it, and how such an experiment has relevance today. Safe, exciting, and quite unusual. A hands-on STEM-related class.
Yes, everything here is slimy, gooey and messy. Look deeper into all aspects of Science by doing the messiest, craziest of activities. Discuss the why’s and applications of these goopy concepts and skills. This is a STEM-related class.
High ropes? Low ropes? Rock-climbing wall? Water experiences? Outdoor and indoor games and fast-paced activities. Test your skill and daring, and build confidence through carefully supervised, safe and exciting activities. Activities will be outdoor except for inclement weather.