SCATS 2014: Week 2 Has Started!

Week 2 is now underway and our cameras caught up with four classes today.  We saw DNA being extracted in Forensics, heard a debate on whether Christopher Columbus was a hero or a villain, and learned some basic facts about Hercules! Each day we will post the classes we took pictures of right below a brief […]

Counselor’s Corner: A Recap of Saturday

Saturday at SCATS 2014 included great feats of strength, endurance, and the ability to improvise on stage in front of more than 100 other campers. Saturday morning began as it should have – the students were sleeping in with options to watch cartoons or get breakfast on the lawn. However, after lunch, the relaxing environment […]

Be a Writer Days 4 and 5

It is hard to believe the first week is already over for the 2014 SCATS camp. Our class has stayed busy, and we have accomplished so much in such a short time. On Thursday, after a quick review of the parts of speech, students used all of those in a poem (any topic). In the […]

Teacher’s Talk: Manifest Destiny (Beginning of Week 2)

Westward Movement is a difficult subject and completely depends on your individual perspective. Are you a settler or are you perhaps a Native American? Or could you be  a railroad investor?  Your perspective will affect your opinion. Today the students completed their research and put on the final touches to their products. Presentation time tomorrow! […]

Teacher’s Talk: Science-Discover It!

Hello!  We have been having a wonderful time in class.  This past week we have been studying density and levers.  Students have enjoyed these investigations, and have especially enjoyed making aluminum foil boats and discovering Archimedes Principle!