News Release

Summer Camps for Kids Offered at Dalton State

April 14, 2015

Science Camp
Chris Manis, a part-time instructor of natural sciences, helps a student measure a turtle shell during a science camp last summer.

Curious kids with an interest in science and math and budding young writers will have the opportunity to explore their interests in summer learning camps offered at Dalton State College.

The College is now registering children for:

  • • Dalton State’s World of Science Camp is offered for students in second through fifth grades. The popular camp will be led by Dalton State science faculty members and will meet in the new Peeples Hall, home to Dalton State’s biology and chemistry departments.

    Camp will include activities in chemistry, mathematics, and technology. World of Science Camp will take place Monday through Friday, June 15 through 19, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Cost of the World of Science Camp is $80 for the week.
  1. • This year marks the debut of Comic Book Camp, an exciting new camp for students in second through fifth grades. Students will create their own comics by focusing on reading, writing, and illustrations from other comics.

    Dr. Jacquelyn Mesco, an assistant professor of education, will be teaching the camp in the James E. Brown Center Monday through Friday, June 8 through 12, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Cost of the Comic Book camp is $60 for the week.

  2. • Dalton State College is also pleased to present Chinese Culture Camp, taught by Dr. Molly Zhou, an assistant professor of education. This camp is available for students in second through fifth grades.

    Students will be exposed to Chinese language and culture, including calligraphy, painting, festivals, and paper cutting projects. Chinese Culture camp will take place Monday through Friday, June 8 through 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost of the Chinese Culture camp will be $60 for the week and will take place in the James E. Brown Center.

    Students are welcome and encouraged to attend both Comic Book Camp and Chinese Culture Camp. Those attending both camps will need to bring their own lunch. A snack and activity will be provided between camps.

  3. • The popular Creek Critters camp, which introduces children to the wonders of stream ecosystems, will be offered for children ages 5 and 6. Creek Critters will be taught by Dalton State biology professor Dr. John Lugthart and his wife Gretchen and will meet Saturday, June 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 per child.

Space is limited for all camps, and early registration is encouraged. To register for Dalton State’s World of Science Camp, Comic Book Camp, Chinese Culture Camp, or Creek Critters Camp, contact Sarah Key at (706) 272-4556 or skey@daltonstate.edu.

Dalton State, 650 College Drive, Dalton, GA 30720
706.272.4436 • 1.800.829.4436 • www.daltonstate.edu