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The Center Announces the SCATS 2012 Course List

The Center Announces the SCATS 2012 Course List

The Center for Gifted Studies is thrilled to announce its course list for the 2012 Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students. SCATS will celebrate its 30th anniversary this summer with an eclectic mix of 33 classes, ranging from Detective Chemistry to Found Object Sculpture; Lunar Thinking to Harry Potter and Power;  Spanish Art and Architecture to Robot Basics; and much more. View the full list below.

The Center will soon mail the course list and descriptions to students currently registered for SCATS. At that point, the students will select their top ten choices and be placed in four, which they will attend each day once camp begins. Those who have not yet registered can download an application here. Don't miss out on a great summer of intellectual exploration and fun!


SCATS 2012 Course List

 1. Acting

 2. Adventures in Adaptation

 3. Amusement Park Physics

 4. Appalachian Folk Tales

 5. Art, Cultures, and Clay

 6. Astronomy: The Final Frontier

 7. Be a Writer

 8. Blast off with Math

 9. Broadcast News

10. Career Plans and Decisions

11. Chemistry and Physics Fun

12. Chinese Ink Wash Painting and Multimedia

13. Creative Writing

14. Detective Chemistry

15. Genetics : An Introduction

16. Give Me Freedom: Exploring the Bill of Rights

17. Government of the People, for the People, by Middle Schoolers

18. Harry Potter and Power

19. History of Rock and Roll

20. Kentucky's Future by Way of the Past

21. Lunar Thinking

22. Mixed Media Exploration

23. Musical Performance Troupe

24. Mystery Writing

25. Organic Chemistry

26. Persuasion: A Language Arts Journey

27. Robots: The Basics

28. Sand Sculpting

29. Sculpture from found objects

30. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

31. Spanish Art and Architecture

32. Spanish Language and Culture

33. Behind the Scenes at the Museum

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