Ending the day with play
In addition to classroom learning experiences, Camp Discover students had the opportunity to have some fun this week at the Preston Center, WKU’s student athletic center. They had the option of swimming or playing volleyball, pickleball, or basketball. Throughout the two hours, most campers opted for the pool. Many learned the delicate art of water basketball, […]
Order in the court!
Last year in the How to Be a Lawyer class at Camp Discover, the case focused on Goldilocks and whether she was guilty of intruding in the three bears’ home. This year, students are examining cases from real life. Teacher Justin Mitchell explained a case from the town of Franklin, KY, where he teaches during […]
Buttons, bracelets, and kickball, oh my!
After dinner every evening at Camp Discover, campers are offered a variety of activities called “optionals.” Counselors usually pair up to design activities that provide campers the opportunity to exercise, learn, or create with a group of other interested campers. Examples from Monday night included button/friendship bracelet making and kickball. While participation in optionals isn’t […]
VAMPY 2012 Talent Show Video
Counselor’s Corner: Closing Time
It’s the last day of VAMPY and, as always, the kids are sad. Still, the events of this evening will be some of the most memorable. I can still think back to my fourth year: the final lunch, running through the fountain, the final dance, the fourth year speeches, every moment so crisp and clear. […]