Campers learn teamwork skills

By Sam Oldenburg and Emilie Milcarek

Whether it’s working with partners, hallmates, groups, or teams, SCATS campers have learned that cooperation leads to fun, new experiences — in and out of class.

Sophie Lawrence of Georgetown rides a unicycle with help from Dawson Wilcox (left) of Fort Payne, Ala., and Margot Hare of Morehead Monday, June 15, during Clowning. Students took turns attempting to ride the unicycle and spotting each other. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Sophie Lawrence of Georgetown rides a unicycle with help from Dawson Wilcox (left) of Fort Payne, Ala., and Margot Hare of Morehead Monday, June 15, during Clowning. Students took turns attempting to ride the unicycle and spotting each other. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Erin Ashley of Leitchfield laughs as her partner, Jack Thacker of Louisville, acts during a skit in Make Art Live: Commedia Dell'arte Friday, June 12. Jack and Erin worked together to make a skit around the idea of an awkward dinner guest. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Erin Ashley of Leitchfield laughs as her partner, Jack Thacker of Louisville, acts during a skit in Make Art Live: Commedia Dell’arte Friday, June 12. Jack and Erin worked together to make a skit around the idea of an awkward dinner guest. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Trey Lang (left) of Waddy helps his teammate, Lij Brazel of Louisville, put on his costume for the Paper Theatre production Saturday, June 13. (Photo by Emilie Milcarek)
Trey Lang (left) of Waddy helps his teammate, Lij Brazel of Louisville, put on his costume for the Paper Theatre production Saturday, June 13. (Photo by Emilie Milcarek)
Lucy Emery of Vine Grove holds up fabric whil Kim Kiim marks where to cut Monday, June 15, during Make Art Live: Commedia Dell'arte. The two were working together to make an apron, which was to be a costume for Lucy. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Lucy Emery of Vine Grove holds up fabric whil Kim Kiim marks where to cut Monday, June 15, during Make Art Live: Commedia Dell’arte. The two were working together to make an apron, which was to be a costume for Lucy. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Claire Pinkston (from left) of Versailles, Lij Brazel of Louisville, Julia Howerton of Hanson, and Erik Bishop of Baxter, Tenn., read a prompt together before starting to work on speeches in Public Speaking Thursday, June 11. (Photo by Emilie Milcarek)
Claire Pinkston (from left) of Versailles, Lij Brazel of Louisville, Julia Howerton of Hanson, and Erik Bishop of Baxter, Tenn., read a prompt together before starting to work on speeches in Public Speaking Thursday, June 11. (Photo by Emilie Milcarek)
Emily Slaven (left) of Louisville and Ansuya Aikat work on a container to use for an egg drop Monday, June 15, in Creative Problem Solving. Students worked in groups to come up with a way to keep an egg from breaking when dropped from the second floor balcony on Ransdell Hall. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Emily Slaven (left) of Louisville and Ansuya Aikat work on a container to use for an egg drop Monday, June 15, in Creative Problem Solving. Students worked in groups to come up with a way to keep an egg from breaking when dropped from the second floor balcony on Ransdell Hall. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Hollis Maxson of Berea delivers a monologue to classmate Cas Nair of Louisville Tuesday, June 9, during Acting. Students took turns reading monologues and critiquing each other. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Hollis Maxson of Berea delivers a monologue to classmate Cas Nair of Louisville Tuesday, June 9, during Acting. Students took turns reading monologues and critiquing each other. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Rhiannon Wilson (from left) of Morgantown, Sarah Ball of Louisville and Maddie Holl of The Plains, Ohio, work as a group to brainstorm a list of causes and effects during The Roaring Twenties Tuesday, June 9. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Rhiannon Wilson (from left) of Morgantown, Sarah Ball of Louisville and Maddie Holl of The Plains, Ohio, work as a group to brainstorm a list of causes and effects during The Roaring Twenties Tuesday, June 9. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Zain Hammad (left) introduces his partner, Sebastian Motes of Clarksville, Tenn., during Public Speaking Tuesday, June 9. Interviewing classmates then introducing him or her to the class was one of the first speaking activities the class did. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Zain Hammad (left) introduces his partner, Sebastian Motes of Clarksville, Tenn., during Public Speaking Tuesday, June 9. Interviewing classmates then introducing him or her to the class was one of the first speaking activities the class did. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Three SCATS campers from Team Albania put a puzzle together during the one of the competitive events in the SCATS Olympics Saturday, June 13. (Photo by Emilie Milcarek)
Three SCATS campers from Team Albania put a puzzle together during the one of the competitive events in the SCATS Olympics Saturday, June 13. (Photo by Emilie Milcarek)
On the first day of Acting June 8, students interview each other to learn fun facts about their classmates. The students then used the information they gathered to make a short skit about their partner. (Photo by Emilie Milcarek)
On the first day of Acting June 8, students interview each other to learn fun facts about their classmates. The students then used the information they gathered to make a short skit about their partner. (Photo by Emilie Milcarek)
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