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Don’t Bully Me!
Discover important strategies for dealing with bullying and harassment! This camp, taught by Martial Arts Hall of Famer Lance England, centers on producing successful individuals with a positive attitude toward life and a strong sense of “Can do!” With a degree in exercise physiology and 33 years of martial arts experience, England believes that each person needs not only the mental skills equivalent to the challenges they face but also the confidence that physical skills can provide. His goal is not to train aggressive fighters but rather to enable you to become a successful, confident individual with a strong positive self-image and the ability to take care of yourself. Instructor: Lance England.
Grades 3-6, rising
Course # 14SU438 Fee: $125
Mon.-Fri., 6/2/2014-6/6/2014, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Health, Phys. Education & Recreation Bldg.

Grades 7-9, rising
Course # 14SU438-1 Fee: $125
Mon.-Fri., 6/2/2014-6/6/2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Health, Phys. Education & Recreation Bldg.

Modern Etiquette and Manners NEW
(Grades 3-6, rising)

This fun, interactive camp provides an environment for kids to learn and practice basic etiquette for use at home, school, and in public situations. You’ll learn appropriate table manners and how to properly set a table, and we’ll practice verbal greetings, written correspondences, and proper nonverbal communication, such as handshakes, posture, and eye contact. You’ll also learn how to handle certain emergencies that may arise. Handouts will be given to each student to use and keep. Instructor: Laura Arnett Smith has 20 years of experience as a speaker, educator, trainer, manager, and author.  Laura’s research focuses on Interpersonal Communication topics, leadership, student career advisement, and genealogy and is the co-owner of J and L Renovations.
Course # 14SU767 Fee: $109
Mon.-Fri., 6/9/2014-6/13/2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

A Look Back: Colonial History
(Grades 5-10, rising)

Join us and discover how people lived in the late 1700s! We’ll link our past to our present by learning the origin of commonly used phrases and traditions come from that impact our daily lives. We’ll write with quill and ink and learn about their dress, games, currency, furniture, and architecture as well as how they slept, ate, worked, relaxed, celebrated holidays, danced, traveled, and married. You’ll also see where and how our famous forefathers lived their private and public lives. On Wednesday we’ll visit the Blount Mansion. Museum entrance fee is included in course fee. Instructor: Laura Arnett Smith.
Course # 14SU349 Fee: $109
Mon.-Fri., 6/23/2014-6/27/2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville
Note: On Wednesday, meet at Blount Mansion, downtown Knoxville.

Great Greeks & Ruling Romans
(Grades 9-12, rising)

In this camp you’ll learn about the history and development of Western civilization through the Ancient Greeks and Romans. We’ll discuss the basics of archaeology as you learn about major sites and monuments, including the fabled city of Troy and the great Coliseum. We’ll also explore the myths and legends surrounding such famous places. Instructor: Jared Johnson.
Course # 14SU381 Fee: $109
Mon.-Fri., 7/7/2014-7/11/2014, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes

College Prep
(Grades 10-College Freshman, rising)

In this valuable camp you’ll discover study skills and time management and communication techniques that’ll help you succeed both academically and socially in a collegiate setting. Geared toward high school students looking to continue their education, this camp will help you understand the transitions from high school to college. Instructor: Laura Arnett Smith.
Course # 14SU822 Fee: $109
Mon.-Fri., 7/14/2014-7/18/2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Collapse: The Fall of Complex Civilizations
(Grades 9-12, rising)

What do the Mayans of South America, Vikings of Greenland, and the people of Easter Island have in common? They all had intricate, complex societies that collapsed and disappeared. In this camp we’ll explore critical and scholarly evaluations of the factors that contribute to the fall of civilizations and discuss competing explanations for collapse, focusing primarily on the arguments between environmental factors and human agents. Registration includes one textbook needed for class. Instructor: Matthew Kerr.
Course # 14SU821 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 7/21/2014-7/25/2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg., Room 113

7 Habits of Successful Students
(Grades 8-12, rising)

Would you like to learn how to be truly successful as a young person and have that carry over to adulthood in every area of your life? Based upon the bestselling book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, our one-week camp will guide you in applying these tested principles to your own life. You’ll learn how to respond to adversity and what you can do to control your own success. You’ll receive a packet of materials to use for the week and take home at the end. Instructor: Laura Arnett Smith.
Course # 14SU817 Fee: $109
Mon.-Fri., 7/21/2014-7/25/2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

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