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(Grades 4-9, rising)
Join the University of Tennessee for a ground-breaking summer experience sure to unleash your creativity! Problem-solve, design, and innovate while collaborating with your team to develop solutions to dynamic STEM challenges that are both fun and educational. Put your critical thinking abilities to the test and unleash your true potential through this unforgettable opportunity. Note: For this camp, you’ll need to be able to understand and speak fluent English in order to effectively communicate with your team. Instructor: Jenn Norton.
Course # 18SUKU380 Fee: $259
Mon.-Fri., 7/16/2018-7/20/2018
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center,downtown Knoxville


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Introduction to Digital Photography NEW

(Grades 5-10, rising)
In this new camp you’ll have a blast learning how to capture memorable moments with breathtaking photographs. We’ll cover basic photography techniques, including subject focus, framing, and composition, and we’ll even venture out on some outdoor photo shoots. You must bring a digital camera or smartphone to each class. No previous experience is necessary.
Instructor: Chris Guzzardo.
Course # 18SUKU342 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 6/4/2018-6/8/2018, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 105

Adventure Through the Realms of Art NEW
(Grades 3-6, rising)
Develop your creativity and artistic skills in this camp as we blend literature and the visual arts to create our own unique images and illustrations. Each day we’ll cover a different folktale, and you’ll learn to take pictorial notes as you listen. You’ll then turn those notes into a piece of artwork using various types of media, including pen and ink, paint, clay, and collage. And on the last day, you’ll collect all of your pictorial notes and complete a book design cover. Instructor: Diann Bishop.
Course # 18SUKU356 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 6/4/2018-6/8/2018, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Painting with Water Media
(Grades 8-12, rising)
Learn how to use a variety of traditional and experimental water-based painting techniques in this exciting camp! You’ll develop your skill set and create amazing works of art based around unique concepts or ideas.
Instructor: Ethan Pignataro.
Course # 18SUKU783 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 6/4/2018-6/8/2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Tinkering 101: Low Tech/High Tech NEW
(Grades 6-9, rising)
Calling all tinkers, inventors, engineers, and artists! Join us for this new camp and discover the creative possibilities when you combine imagination, simple materials (low tech), and technology (high tech). We’ll explore how paper and cardboard can be used to make unique objects, such as geometric models, marble rollercoasters, 3D papercraft models, cardboard furniture, hand-cranked paper automata, and more. Then we’ll learn how to add lighting and motion to our creations using LED lights, motors, and batteries. You’ll also be encouraged to come up with your own ideas. This camp is perfect for those interested in tinkering and technology and those interested in art and design. Instructor: Heather Booth.
Course # 18SUKU322 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 6/4/2018-6/8/2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 321

Amazing Party Cakes NEW
(Grades 8-12, rising)
Take your skills to the next level in this new camp as you learn how to sculpt, shape, and decorate amazing party cakes that will wow your family and friends. We’ll also cover how to make buttercream frosting, how to color frosting, and the best cake recipes to use for these projects. Each day you’ll take home your own unique cake to enjoy or share with others. No previous experience is necessary. Instructor: Shona House.
Course # 18SUKU807 Fee: $259
Mon.-Fri., 6/11/2018-6/15/2018, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Fun & Crazy Cupcake Confections NEW
(Grades 8-12, rising)
Pull-apart cupcake cakes are trendy, adorable, and fun to make! In this new camp you’ll learn how to design and create these crazy cupcake confections, how to make buttercream frosting, how to color frosting, and the best cake recipes to use for these projects. Each day you’ll take home your own unique cake to enjoy or share with others. No previous experience is necessary. Instructor: Shona House.
Course # 18SUKU808 Fee: $259
Mon.-Fri., 6/11/2018-6/15/2018, 1:15 PM to 4:15 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Inventive Crafting: Kinetic Art NEW
(Grades 6-9, rising)
In this introduction to kinetic art and engineering, you’ll explore various ways of making unique art that both looks good and moves! By combining mechanics and creativity, we’ll create a wide variety of movable objects, which may include paper automata, mobiles and whirligigs, art paper airplanes, and animation toys like flip books and zoetropes. After learning how to construct wind or hand-powered creations, we’ll power-up by making them motorized. This new camp is perfect for kids who like to tinker and those who want to expand their artistic skills. Instructor: Heather Booth.
Course # 18SUKU326 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 6/11/2018-6/15/2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 321

The Art of Geometry NEW
(Grades 9-12, rising)
In this new hands-on camp you’ll learn about two- and three-dimensional geometry as you try a variety of methods for making geometric objects. Projects will
include a colorful cut-and-glued icosahedron desk container, decorative origami polyhedra, string art, shrink plastic with geometric designs, mobiles, and fractal sculptures/designs; we may even make a large geometric sculpture as a group. You’ll also receive a T-shirt with an iron-on of your favorite geometric design.
Instructor: Heather Booth.
Course # 18SUKU325 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 6/18/2018-6/22/2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 321

Inventive Crafting: Large & Small NEW
(Grades 6-9, rising)
There is something charming about miniatures (just
Google “Tiny Doors ATL”) and something impressive about giant things. In this new camp we’ll take our imagination and creativity to the next level as we explore both of these extremes. On the miniature end, we’ll use Sculpey clay and other materials to create our own tiny door scenes and possibly some miniature clay food, a mini art gallery or museum, and mini mobiles. On the large end, we’ll use paper to make giant origami animals, geometric models, paper flowers, and more. You’ll even have time to work on a final project of your choice. Instructor: Heather Booth.
Course # 18SUKU323 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 6/25/2018-6/29/2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 321

Writing Fiction & Poetry
(Grades 7-9, rising)
In this engaging, dynamic camp you’ll find inspiration in fiction, poetry, oral storytelling, music, and nature. You’ll learn to share your memories, ideas, and vision on paper. Our writing exercises will focus on how to craft believable characters, convey striking images, and share your unique voice. Each session will involve writing samples, free writing time, and peer critique in a supportive environment. Bring a notebook, a pen, and an open mind. Instructor: Lisa Higginbotham.
Course # 18SUKU416 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/25/2018-6/29/2018, 1:15 PM to 4:15 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

UT Drama Camp
(Grades 9-12, rising)
In this hands-on camp, perfect for all levels of drama experience, you’ll not only improve your acting skills but also increase your understanding of character development, improvisation techniques, and scene study through interactive exercises, group games, and group discussion. You’ll also have the chance to write your own scripts and create and develop your own characters. So come ready to perform and have some fun! Instructor: Kelly Rainer.
Course # 18SUKU334 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 7/16/2018-7/20/2018, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Advanced Drawing
(Grades 8-12, rising)
If you love to draw and want to develop your skills, join us and discover fun new ways to create the art you desire! We’ll explore a wide variety of drawing materials, concepts, and techniques, and you’ll learn to draw both realistically and creatively. Instructor: Ethan Pignataro.
Course # 18SUKU786 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 7/16/2018-7/20/2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Art & Architecture Bldg., Room 127

Become a Modern-Day Journalist
(Grades 6-9, rising)
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.
Course # 18SUKU427 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 7/23/2018-7/27/2018, 1:15 PM to 4:15 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville


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