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Self-Defense
In this camp you’ll learn a practical and realistic self-defense system that teaches you how to prevent, deal with, and overcome all kinds of situations. You’ll prepare in the subjects of self-defense, self-protection, and environmental awareness, learning the skills necessary to defend yourself through unique and comprehensive teaching methods that are both fun and competitive. You’ll learn proper punching, kicking, falling, and ground defense techniques. Realistic scenarios are always emphasized in training and are an important part of the curriculum. Note: Please wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle and towel to class. Instructor: Todd Mills

(Grades 6-8, rising)
Course # 22SUKU384
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/6/2022-6/10/2022
9:00 AM-Noon
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

(Grades 9-12, rising)
Course # 22SUKU385
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/6/2022-6/10/2022
1:15 PM-4:15 PM
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Explorations in Psychology
(Grades 9-12, rising)
Explore the imperative world of psychology in this interesting camp! You’ll discover what psychology is, what psychologists do, how they study behavior, and why it’s important to study the things we see and do every day with a scientific approach. What causes us to think, feel, and act the way we do? Is it genetic, learned, or both? What do we mean by abnormal behavior or mental illness? What are stereotypes and why do we have them? Each day we’ll approach these questions and more through activities, group discussion, video clips, and by putting what we learn into action. Instructor: Déja Fitzgerald
Course # 22SUKU350
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 6/6/2022-6/10/2022
9:00 AM-Noon
Location: TBD

Revealed: Balloon Twisting & Magic Secrets
(Grades 4-7, rising)
Learning should look like wonder and sound like laughter! That’s exactly what you can expect from this hands-on camp, where you’ll learn beginner skills in balloon twisting and magic. As we explore these unique art forms throughout the week, you’ll build self-esteem, stimulate your creativity and stretch your imagination, practice teamwork, and improve your communication skills. You’ll even receive your own balloon pump and magic props to take home so you can continue improving your new skills once camp is over. Instructor: Tim Pressley
Course # 22SUKU1210
Fee: $179

Mon.-Fri., 6/13/2022-6/17/2022
9:00 AM-Noon
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Discover the Top Secrets of Magic
(Grades 8-10, rising)
Prepare to have a ridiculous amount of fun with friends while mastering magic tricks that will blow your parents’ minds! Anybody can perform a trick online, but it takes real skill to be able to surprise someone face to face. In this camp we’ll help you build your confidence and improve your communication skills so you’ll be able to stand out in any crowd. Instructor: Tim Pressley
Course # 22SUKU1210-1
Fee: $179

Mon.-Fri., 6/13/2022-6/17/2022
1:15 PM-4:15 PM
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Telling the Stories of Appalachia with a Theatrical Twist
(Grades 4-5, rising)
We live our lives tucked into the foothills of Appalachia, but what do we really know about this beautiful and wild place we call home? In this camp you’ll learn both the stories of Appalachia and also engage in retelling these stories to better understand your place in these hills. Camp activities will be a mashup of Appalachian history, unsolved mysteries, family feuds, and the opportunity for you to present these stories creatively through script writing, storytelling, dancing, stage make-up, and stage fighting. Instructors: Tonya Wilson and Debbie McConnon
Course # 22SUKU1240
Fee: $159

7/11/2022-7/15/2022
9:00 AM-Noon
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

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