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University Summer Camps

Summer Day Camps and Workshops at the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee's Summit

UCM's primary focus is to offer engaged programming for all ages in full-day and half-day sessions. From Lego's to Stories for Justice our programming will introduce students to the fields of criminal justice, science, and teaching to broaden the students interest and expose them to future career opportunities. For more information on the camps listed below, contact Vicki Orcutt at 660-543-8926 (work) or 660-441-8195 (cell).

Stories for Justice (Grades 7-12)

 Summer Writing Camps: 
- July 8-12, 2019.  M-F, 9am - 3 pm, St. Teresa's Academy (51st and Main)
- July 15-19, 2019. M-F, 9 am - 3 pm, UCM Lee's Summit (1101 NW Innovation Parkway)

This camp connects students' passions, their experiences, their stories to issues of community importance. Students will play with digital storytelling, creative argument and social justice writing in a supportive environment. Working alongside professional creatives and a dynamic group of young writers, participants will hone argument writing skills and storytelling craft. An Open Mic performance allow these stories for justice to meet a larger audience. 

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STEAM Coding Summer Camp (K-3)

STEAM Coding Summer Camp:  

Date:  July 8 - 12, 2019.  M-F , 9 am - 12 pm, UCM Lee's Summit Location (1101 NW Innovation Parkway)

STEAM stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. This summer camp will explore coding within the STEAM disciplines.

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The College Application Essay

The College Application Essay: Your Story, Our Help (High School Students) 
Date: Friday, July 12, 2019.  9 am - Noon.  

The written essay portion of the college application today is all about stories -- finding your unique story, using your own voice, and making yourself memorable to admission officers. We'll share pro tips and help you find and writing the story that can open doors to your future.  

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