UCA Summer Camps for High Schoolers

    Bearswrite: From Pencils to Pixels Creative Writing Camp

    Bearswrite will involve students in five action packed days of creative writing using both traditional methods and writing with technology. Campers will study how to use voice, setting, word choice, character traits, point-of-view, journaling, and poetry.
    Aspiring authors entering grades 4 to 9 may attend.

    June 19 – 23
    8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Daily)
    UCA College of Education, Mashburn Hall
    For more information:  uca.edu/teaching/bearswrit

    ONLINE College Readiness Programs

    Smooth Sailing Days 2017

    The UCA Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders invites children who stutter to participate in the Summer Fluency Program. The summer program is designed to provide speech services to school-aged children who stutter. It is specifically geared toward children who need to manage their stuttering and enhance fluency in both learning and recreational activities.

    The program will feature:

    • Individual and group therapy sessions
    • Fluency assessment and recommendations for home programs
    • Fluency enhancing activites
    • Recreational activities to help transfer fluency skills outside the clinic

    Additionally, for the older children, the program will feature:

    • Overcoming a Stutter Frame of Mind
    • Building Self-Confidence
    • Developing Good Communication Techniques
    • Dealing with Teasing

    The sessions will offer student experience to improve and manage their fluency through high-energy, low-stress, fun-filled activities.

    Graduate students from the UCA Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will provide leadership for program. Supervision for this program will be provided by certified speech-language pathologists who have had extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of stuttering.

    3rd Grade and Up

    June 13 – August 3
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

    UCA Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic;
    corner of Bruce and Donaghey

    Please contact:
    Dr. Brent A. Gregg



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    2017 Summer Reading Programs

    The programs are taught by instructors provided by the Institute of Reading Development and are offered by the University of Central Arkansas, Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Programs in Conway, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Little Rock, and Bentonville.

    For program locations and schedules in your area, or to enroll online, select a program level below:

    (The following links will re-direct you off of the UCA website.)

    Entering 9th – 11th Graders
    Entering 12th Graders, College Students, and Adults

    2017 Summer Math & Science Programs

    Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics & The STEM institute. Registration is $125 per student for each course. Discounts are available if a student enrolls in multiple activities.

    Algebra I
    June 12-June 30
    9:00-9:50 am

    Algebra II
    June 12-June 30
    10:00-10:50 am

    June 12-June 16
    2:00-3:30 pm

    Physics is Fun!
    June 12-June 30
    11:00-11:50 am

    Biology: Take a Closer Look
    June 12-June 30
    1:00-1:50 pm

    Computer Coding
    June 19-June 30
    2:00-3:30 pm

    For more information contact:
    Ramesh Garimella

    UCA Theatre Summer Intensive Program

    The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) will host its annual Summer Intensive Program for young people grades 5-12. It will run from Monday through Friday June 5, through July 15, in the Snow Fine Arts Center. This training culminates in rehearsed performances open to the public on Thursday, July 13, and Friday, July 14, at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, July 15, at 2:00 PM in the Bridges/Larson Theatre.

    Junior Theatre: Grades 5-8
    June 5 – July 15
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Senior Theatre: Grades 9-12
    June 5 – July 15
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    For more information contact:
    Melissa Pearson