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Join Destination Imagination and the University of Tennessee for a ground-breaking summer experience sure to unleash your creativity! Problem solve, design, and innovate while collaborating with a team to develop solutions to dynamic challenges. Put your critical thinking abilities to the test and unleash your true potential through this
unforgettable summer opportunity.

Camp Creativity
(Grades 4-6, rising)
Course # 15SUK380 Fee: $235
Mon.-Fri., 7/13/2015-7/17/2015, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

(Grades 7-9, rising)
Course # 15SUK380-1 Fee: $235
Mon.-Fri., 7/6/2015-7/10/2015, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Note: Extended care until 5:00 PM is available for an additional $25.
For this camp, you’ll need to be able to understand and speak English in order to effectively communicate with your team.


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Got Talent? Beginning Acting and Theatre Games

Grades 4-6, rising
This camp is filled with a series of high energy, interactive theatre games. We’ll use creative dance, vocal exercises, and improvisational games to create a very special piece of original performance art. During the week we’ll also create an ensemble piece of theatre using the Growtowski and Stanislavsky methods as well as Viola Spolin’s Theatre Games for the Classroom. Acting experience is helpful but not required. Instructor: Ajeet Khalsa.
Course # 15SU341 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 6/1/2015-6/5/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Jessie Harris Bldg., Room 413

PANIC ATTACK! Public Speaking & Acting for the Faint of Heart NEW
Grades 7-8, rising
Do you have a hard time getting your point across and finding the words to say what needs to be said? Do you get butterflies every time you stand up to talk or have a bad case of stage fright? Then you may be having a panic attack! But have no fear, help is here! Through this camp you’ll find the confidence you need to boost your self-esteem and the self-awareness needed to speak up in the classroom, on stage, or even just to your friends. We’ll work on monologues, songs, and improvisational theatre games to help end the pain of speaking and performing in public. We’ll also explore themes of script development, creative dance, vocal exercises, yoga games, and breathing techniques, plotting our work to make you a better, well-spoken person. This camp is great for the soft-spoken, the faint of heart, and all those wanna-be actors and writers, who just can’t seem to get the words to come out right. Instructor: Ajeet Khalsa.
Course # 15SU413 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Jessie Harris Bldg., Room 413

UpCycled Art NEW
Spend the week creating beautiful one-of-a-kind art using recycled and found materials! We’ll be using several techniques, including weaving, printmaking, painting, and drawing, to create unique 2-D art and sculptures. You’ll each receive a sketchbook and drawing pencil to sketch ideas and track daily progress.
Instructor: Holly Milner-Boos.

Grades 4-6, rising
Course # 15SU414 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/1/2015-6/5/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Grades 7-9, rising
Course # 15SU414-1 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/1/2015-6/1/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Writing Poetry and Fiction NEW
Grades 7-9, rising
Do you live to imagine? Then put your imagination on paper! In this fun, dynamic camp you’ll find inspiration in poetry, fashion, music, nature, memories, and emotions. You’ll learn how to craft striking images and believable characters while sharing your work in a supportive environment. Bring a notebook, a pen, and an open mind. Instructor: Sara Baker.
Course # 15SU416 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Draw, Paint, Print!
In this camp you’ll explore the disciplines of drawing, painting, and printmaking. We’ll draw still lifes and landscapes, and you’ll learn color theory as you paint as well as basic art design terminology. Some activities may get messy, so please bring a smock or old T-shirt. Instructor: Stacy Jacobs.

Grades 4-7, rising
Course # 15SU784 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Grades 8-12, rising
Course # 15SU784-1 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Crazy Confections! Birthday & Specialty Cakes
Grades 7-12, rising
Discover the skills needed for creating beautiful, fun cakes! In this camp you’ll learn how to bake, layer, decorate, and finish a cake for any event. We’ll introduce you to the world of baking while teaching valuable lessons in safety and technique. A set of beginner decorating tips is included. Instructor: Shona House.
Course # 15SU835 Fee: $229
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 8:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Cool & Creative Painting
Grades 4-9, rising
Let your imagination grow as we explore four creative and distinctive types of painting! Your vocabulary and knowledge of painting will expand as you complete a nature-themed painting using tissue, an impressionistic painting, a scene created with both oil pastels and watercolors, and a painting using Q-tips and bleach. Each day we’ll begin a new journey through the world of art, creating a fun and unique experience. Instructor: Jeanne Marshall.
Course # 15SU788 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 7/20/2015-7/24/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Cartooning with Mr. Ollie NEW
Grades 4-6, rising
In this fun new camp you’ll learn the basic fundamentals of cartoon art and let your imagination spring to life on paper! We’ll demonstrate, discuss, and explore both real world and professional techniques for producing creative cartoon illustrations. By the end of the week you’ll have your very own cartooning masterpieces. Instructor: Tim Oliphant.
Course # 15SU417 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 7/6/2015-7/10/2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Bend It, Twist It, Sculpt It! NEW
Grades 6-8, rising
During this new art camp you’ll discover a hands-on approach to creating 3-D art and stretch your imagination to its creative potential. You’ll create your very own sculptures using paper mache, found objects, wire, clay, and much more. Allow yourself to get messy and experiment with different materials to create unique sculptures! Instructor: Stephanie Lundy.
Course # 15SU419 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Modge Podge Paper Crafts NEW
Grades 6-9, rising
Come discover the art of decoupage and create personalized works of art using paper and glue. In this creative camp you’ll use different types of paper, including decorative paper and photographs, to create personal and practical artwork. Projects include memory boards, mixed media collages, restoring found objects, and much more. So bring your favorite paper memories, and we’ll create beautiful art from them. Instructor: Stephanie Lundy.
Course # 15SU424 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 7/13/2015-7/17/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Fiber Arts
Grades 4-9, rising
In this cool and creative new camp you’ll discover the world of fiber arts. We’ll delve into many different fiber arts styles and techniques, and you’ll learn the importance of material use and the enthusiasm it takes to create such beautiful and unique pieces of art. By the end of the week you’ll have fun new artwork to hang in your home! Instructor: Jeanne Marshall.
Course # 15SU425 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 7/6/2015-7/10/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Frozen and Minecraft Mosaics NEW
Grades 3-6, rising
Explore the use of fractions, decimals, and percentages in art in this fun new camp that is sure to capture your imagination! You’ll choose a character from either Minecraft or Frozen to create a different Mosaic each day. We’ll have a blast crafting decorative pieces of art from construction paper, glass, egg shells, ceramic tiles, and card stock. Instructor: Jeanne Marshall.
Course # 15SU426 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Lights, Camera, Action! NEW
Grades 8-12, rising
In this exciting new camp you’ll learn to function as part of a cast and crew and work on your very own video! Together we’ll explore experimental, documentary, and narrative forms of video. At the end of the week you’ll present your completed video and receive constructive feedback from your classmates and teacher. You’ll need to supply your own video camera (with tapes or a hard drive) and a flash drive.
Instructor: Stacy Jacobs.
Course # 15SU847 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 105

Become a Modern-Day Journalist NEW
Your challenge in this modern-day journalism camp is to work individually and in teams to create an online newspaper. Are you ready for the challenge? Bring your curiosity, notebooks, and digital camera or smartphone and learn the basics of the exciting world of journalism. Instructor: Darrin Devault.

Grades 6-8, rising
Course # 15SU427 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 7/6/2015-7/10/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, Room 420

Grades 9-12, rising
Course # 15SU427-1 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 7/6/2015-7/10/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, Room 420


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