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Humanities Camps Schools

Last Updated 6/13/2013 11:59:14 AM

2013 Participating Humanities Camps Schools and Themes

Ancient Egypt (See what campers are doing in this camp!)

 
Explore the history, culture, and mythology of ancient Egypt.  Campers can learn how to decipher hieroglyphics, do archaeological digs, and solve mummy mysteries! They’ll discover what everyday life was like along the Nile for ordinary kids and for pharaohs.

 

   
School
Town
County
 Dates
 
Edmunds Middle School Burlington Chittenden July 8-12  
Irasburg Village School Irasburg Orleans July 22-26  
Richford Jr.-Sr. High School Richford Franklin June 17-21  
St. Albans City School St. Albans Franklin June 24-28  
Stowe Middle School Stowe Lamoille June 24-28  
         

Food for Thought (See what campers are doing in this camp!)

 
 
Food is a vital part of all cultures and is a key element that brings people together. This theme invites campers to discover food traditions around the world, and to think about what we eat and about those who are in need of food.   
   
School
Town
County
Dates
 

Barre Town Elementary/Middle School

Barre

Washington

June 24-28  

Brattleboro Area Middle School

Brattleboro

Windham

July 8-12  
Fair Haven Grade School Fair Haven Rutland July 15-19  
North Country Union Jr. High School Newport Orleans July 8-12  
Poultney High School Poultney Rutland July 22-26  
         

Music Made in America (See what campers are doing in this camp!)

 
  I've Got the Blues . . . All That Jazz! This Land Was Made for You and Me!  Explore with eye and ear the rich musical traditions of Blues, Jazz, and Folk.  Discover how they are integral parts of our country's history and culture, and learn about the people who helped create and make this music famous.  
School
Town
County
Dates
 
 Milton Middle School  Milton  Chittenden June 24-28  
         

Poetry: Sounds and Senses (See what campers are doing in this camp!)

 
  From Shakespeare to slam poetry, get in touch with the pulse and power of words. Read poetry that’s wacky, serious, and fun, and express yourself by writing your own poems.  One book for this theme will be VHC’s Vermont Reads 2013 Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry, an anthology of contemporary poems selected by Billy Collins, so that campers will be part of this statewide read.  
School
Town
County
Dates
 
 Blue Mountain Union School Wells River  Orange  July 15-19  

 

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