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Thursday, 02 June 2011 18:07

Registration is continuing for the SCORE (Science Camps Offer Rewarding Education) in Imperial. Director Marla Smith said the grade 5-6 camp is full, but applications are still being taken for the grade 1-2 and 3-4 camps. Final registration is June 6 at Chase County Schools.

Those 5-6 students wanting to attend the camp but not already registered are being put on a waiting list, Smith said.

The camp runs from June 13-17.

Smith has released the schedule for the grade 1-2 camp, which is June 13-15. It is as follows:


Monday, June 13

7:45 a.m.—Meet at CCS with Kid’s Captain (Arlys Cupp) and receive team-colored wrist band.

8 a.m.—Welcome and Travel to Cox’s Ponds.

2 p.m.—Arrive back at CCS.

Students will rotate through 10 sessions throughout the day. Each session is 25 minutes in length.

Most of the sessions will engage students in chemistry and physics keeping with this year’s theme, but students will enjoy all areas of science. Snacks are provided, but each student and volunteer are to bring their own lunch. S.C.O.R.E. is providing a camp t-shirt, water bottle, lunch cooler, and safety eye glasses for each student along with many take-home items from their sessions.

“Chase It, Mix It, Refract It” by Adam/Edgerton.

“Animal Physics” by Khoreen White.

“Squish, Squash…Air” by Ken/Edgerton.

“Spider Man” by Paul White.

“Ooey, Gooey, Chemistry” by Mark Brogie.

“Mud Ball Planting” by Heather Francis.

“CO2 and You” by John/Edgerton.

“Mini-Mammals” by The “Brandts” and “Animal Friends.”

“Mystery Matter” by Doc Gizmo.

“Cork Race Chemistry” by Jennifer Fitzpatrick.

Noon program—Nature games.


Tuesday, June 14

“Candy Chemistry” by Edgerton Explorit Center.

“Test Tube Adventures” by Marcia Crofutt.

“Singing Waves” by Caleb Smith.

“Terrific Turtles” by Paul White.

“Goodie Bag Science” by Ken/Edgerton Explorit Center.

“Well in a Cup” by Heather Francis.

“Plant Scavenger Hunt” by Nate Jenkins & Dirk Dinnel, URNRD.

“Wind & Wings” by William Bauerle.

“Pinch & Mix/Color Wheels” by Doc Gizmo.

“Balloon Boat Races” by Chris Sander.

Noon program—Nature games.


Wednesday, June 15

The final day of camp for students in 1st and 2nd grades will be at the Chase County Schools. They will engage in programs presented by: Doc Gizmo, Edgerton Explorit Center, and Dr. Dan Sullivan with the “CAPOW” program. These programs are also free and open to the public. Students and the public will also have an opportunity to participate in the programs during Family Night @ 6:30 p.m., June 15th at Chase County Schools.

7:45 a.m. or before—Arrive at CCS (Chase County Schools, 520 E. 9th St., Imperial, NE). Check with the “Kids Captain” (Arlys Cupp) for your team color, wrist band, group leader. S.C.O.R.E. will be held at the Chase County Schools all day!

8-8:15 a.m.—Announcements, Team Grouping, Rotate to first session

8:15-9:05 a.m.—SESSION 1—Group A—½ Grades 1 & 2: DOC GIZMO (Cafeteria); Group B—½ Grades 1 & 2: TEAM CHALLENGES (CCS Gym).

9:10-10 a.m.—SESSION 2—Group B—½ Grades 1 & 2: TEAM CHALLENGES (CCS Gym); Group A—½ Grades 1 & 2: DOC GIZMO (Cafeteria).

10-10:15 a.m.—SNACK BREAK.

10:20-11:10 a.m.—SESSION 3—Group A—½ Grades 1 & 2: CAPOW (Auditorium); Group B—½ Grades 1 & 2: DISCOVERY ZONE (elem. gym).

11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m.—SESSION 4—Group A—½ Grades 1 & 2: DISCOVERY ZONE (elem. gym); Group B—½ Grades 1 & 2: CAPOW (Auditorium).

12:05-12:40 p.m.—LUNCH and NOON PROGRAM (Kite Flying Exhibition by Fred Anderson).

12:45-1:45 p.m.—“Strobes and Bubbles” EGERTON EXPLORIT CENTER, Ken Schroeder (in auditorium and outside).

1:45-2 p.m.—Ice Cream and Camp Wrap-up.

Children may be registered for the camp online at score, or by the registration form on the brochure, available at the school, local businesses, from Smith or Kim Spady of Imperial, or the NRD office.

Final registration is June 6 at the school from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Volunteers for the camp may contact Lynn Luhrs at (308) 882-4458 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for assignments.