SOAR is a summer camp offered to West Bourbon Elementary 4th through 6th-grade students.
“It’s an opportunity for students to spread their wings and experience and enhance their learning through the exploration of new concepts and activities.,” she said.
The camp is June 1 – 28, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., and is free to district students.
“Our goal is to provide a place for our students to continue their growth academically while learning through hands-on activities such as robotics, coding, life skills, community service, and science experiments,” Travis said. ” Furthermore, it’s an opportunity for our students to spend time with their friends while engaging in fun activities.”
These are the planned activities for the camp:
Field trips to Fort Scott Cinema, Trampoline Park, nature exploration, roller skating, and a bouncy house.
Outdoor games, such as bowling, ladder golf, cornhole, horseshoes, badminton, water games, slammo game, ring toss, basketball, and volleyball.
Indoor Activities include 3D puzzles, bead pets, catapult wars, wooden construction science projects, sewing kits, magnetic design and paint tiles, food science experiments, cooking, photography, science experiments using microscopes, gardening, Legos, banking, fishing, tie-dye shirts, community service, reading session, and virtual reality headset activities.
Daily camp schedule and activities.
Students will arrive at West Bourbon Elementary be served a free breakfast.
Then the activities begin.
“Our summer program is designed to offer new enrichment activities while they are continuing to learn science concepts, technology, engineering, and math,” Travis said. “Our program is all hands-on activities, which the students love!”
There are three different enrichment activity classes daily, a thirty-minute session focusing on reading, a physical activity, and a healthy, nutritious free lunch for all students.
“Our SOAR camp will end daily at 1:30 p.m., from which the students will be sent home via school buses,” she said. “Every day will offer new and exciting learning opportunities for all our students. We all are gearing up for a great time at summer camp!”
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. is check-in time, attendance, and breakfast.
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Enrichment class #1
10:00 – 10:20 a.m. Recess – outside or gym
10:20 – 11:00 a.m. Reading session
11:00 – 11:50 a.m. Enrichment class #2
11:50 – 12:00 a.m. Recess – outside or gym
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Enrichment #3
1:30 – 1:45 p.m. Family time – load onto buses