Students experience hands-on learning at Camp Innovate

by Brook Joyner
Jack Cowan (left) and Owen Brown work together on a project in Language Arts Monday, July 10. Students used tape and scissors to turn old plastic bags into new creations. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Jack Cowan (left) and Owen Brown work together on a project in Language Arts Monday, July 10. Students used tape and scissors to turn old plastic bags into new creations. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Claire Ellington (middle) and Ainsley Schmidt (right) listen as Math teacher Allison Bemis reads a story to the class Monday, July 10. Students then participated in a series of activities to learn about probability and chance. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Claire Ellington (middle) and Ainsley Schmidt (right) listen as Math teacher Allison Bemis reads a story to the class Monday, July 10. Students then participated in a series of activities to learn about probability and chance. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Anthony Counts (left) laughs with a fellow camper during an ice breaker activity in Science Monday, July 10. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Anthony Counts (left) laughs with a fellow camper during an ice breaker activity in Science Monday, July 10. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Morgan Lopez (left) helps Korrin Green with her project in Language Arts class Monday, July 10. Korrin made a bow using recycled plastic bags. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Morgan Lopez (left) helps Korrin Green with her project in Language Arts class Monday, July 10. Korrin made a bow using recycled plastic bags. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Language Arts teacher Mary Evans reads "One Plastic Bag" to her class Monday July 10. Students then used old plastic bags to make creations of their own such as jump ropes, bows, necklaces, and even a basketball hoop. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Language Arts teacher Mary Evans reads “One Plastic Bag” to her class Monday July 10. Students then used old plastic bags to make creations of their own such as jump ropes, bows, necklaces, and even a basketball hoop. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Avery Lewis plays with Play-Doh for an ice breaker activity in Science class Monday, July 10. Each student formed the clay into an object that meant something to them and then shared with the class. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Avery Lewis plays with Play-Doh for an ice breaker activity in Science class Monday, July 10. Each student formed the clay into an object that meant something to him or herĀ and then shared with the class. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Math teacher Allison Bemiss laughs as Owen Brown pulls mismatched socks out of the bucket in class Monday, July 10. Students learned about probability by seeing if they could randomly pick out two socks of the same color and pattern. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Math teacher Allison Bemiss laughs as Owen Brown pulls mismatched socks out of the bucket in class Monday, July 10. Students learned about probability by seeing if they could randomly pick out two socks of the same color and pattern. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Language Arts teacher Mary Evans helps Elizabeth Skillern tie pieces of grocery bags together to create a jump rope Monday, July 10. Students learned how they can recycle and reuse plastic materials. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Language Arts teacher Mary Evans helps Elizabeth Skillern tie pieces of grocery bags together to create a jump rope Monday, July 10. Students learned how they can recycle and reuse plastic materials. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
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