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Modern Etiquette and Manners
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—with a chance to practice these newfound skills as you eat a delicious meal on (insert correct day here) during class. 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.
Course # 15SU767 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 6/1/2015-6/5/2015, 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 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 and James White Fort. Museum entrance fee is included in camp fee. Instructor: Laura Arnett Smith.
Course # 15SU349 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville
Note: On Wednesday, meet at Blount Mansion, downtown Knoxville.

College Prep
Grades 10-College Freshman, rising
In this valuable camp you’ll discover study skills and time management and communication techniques that will 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 # 15SU822 Fee: $119
Mon.-Fri., 7/6/2015-7/10/2015, 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 # 15SU821 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Humanities Bldg., Room 69

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 # 15SU817 Fee: $119
Mon.-Fri., 7/20/2015-7/24/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
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: Shelby Reyes.
Course # 15SU350 Fee: $119
Mon.-Fri., 7/27/2015-7/31/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Humanities Bldg., Room 220


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