VAMPY 2014 Recap: Day 3 – Brainstorming Underway in STEAM Labs

Welcome parents and guests to The Daily Update!  Each day we will post the classes we took pictures of right below a brief summary of the day (like you see below)!  If you did not see your child today, keep checking in, as we will be taking pictures of different classes each day throughout the […]

Counselor’s Corner: Storms can’t stop #VAMPY14

Today was the second day of classes at VAMPY. The campers were all ready to start the day as usual at the Fresh Food Company for breakfast. Everyone has started to adjust to the daily routine of going to classes, eating at Fresh Food, and having fun with their friends. However, during supper, the clouds started […]

Teacher’s Talk: Problems You Have Never Solved Before (Day 2 and Day 3)

On day two, VAMPY campers did a follow-up construction project from study hall the previous night.  Campers were asked to build the tallest tower possible using only 20 spaghetti noodles and marshmallows.  The remainder of the day was spent working on a new project.  This project required campers to design and construct a device that […]

Teacher’s Talk: Chemistry (Days 1 through 3)

My name is Victoria Richer and I am the the Chemistry Teacher Assistant for VAMPY 2014.  The teacher for the Chemistry class is Susan Morgan.  These first few days of VAMPY have been packed. We started off dyeing our lab goggles and started making children’s books on individual elements. More will be happening in the […]

Teacher’s Talk: Teenagers on Film

We welcomed the students in Teenagers on Film this week by introducing them to the components of film criticism. Dr. Jerod Ra’Del Hollyfield, a WKU professor of English and film, screened several films in the opening days of class, including Super 8, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the recent documentary American Teen, and a […]