Before and After School Newsletter
21st CCLC Camp U2U - Unplug to Unleash Student Creativity!
An Amazing Summer Camp Experience
On June 1, 2021, The Before and After School Department launched Summer Camp U2U! This all-inclusive camp provided engaging academic and enrichment opportunities for 10 sites within The Bibb County School District. Bibb County students were given the opportunity to divert from a year of virtual learning and shift to a high-energy summer camp experience. Campers attended weekly field trips both local and distance, engaged in daily enrichment activities provided by specialty vendors, participated in Ag Club, Cricut Club, 4-H Club, Dance Club, Music and Movement, Girl Scouts, Sign Language, Tae-Kwon-Do, engaged in A Career Day Fair, and awaited the daily lessons provided by Camp U2U staff. Our staff, students, and families did not want Summer Camp U2U to end! Stay tuned in to Before and After Schools because next summer will be even more explosive. Lastly, to join in on the daily fun learning experiences for the upcoming school year, please register now with Before and After Schools. This year’s Before and After School Program will begin on September 1, 2021. Amazing opportunities await Bibb County students!
The World Coca-Cola Factory in Atlanta, Georgia
Students experienced an exciting tour of the World of Coca-Cola facility. Tours included explorations of the Coca-Cola Theater, Pop Culture Gallery, Cola Vault- the legend of the secret formula, and of course the experience of tasting 100 different beverages created by Coca-Cola.
Go Fish in Perry, Georgia Steals the show!
The 21st Century students experienced an educational journey through gallery scavenger hunts. interactive exhibits, and explored Middle Georgia watersheds. Students also enjoyed discovering diverse aquatic wildlife, freshwater fishing, and outdoor/indoor aquariums.
Camp U2U Visits Stone Mountain Park
Campers explored the camp grounds, took in beautiful nature scenery, learned about prehistoric animals, and enjoyed a picnic on the campgrounds!
Ballard Hudson's Camp U2U Career Day Fair
Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary - Locust Grove, Georgia
Students experienced an educational tour that included a one-mile trail with live animals in their natural habitats. They explored the trail and an interactive facility that included exotic cats, bears, reptiles, small mammals, primates, and birds.
Energetic Enrichment Vendors Engage Campers
Tae Kwon Do Lessons at Ballard Hudson Middle School
Creative Art Projects with Charlites
John Drew Tennis Lessons
Campers enjoyed beginning tennis activities provided by John Drew Tennis Center. These lessons helped campers improve physical strength, flexibility, balance, and fine motor-skills. Many campers expressed a desire to continue lessons throughout the fall!
Camp U2U Agriculture Club
Students were provided opportunities to connect with nature and develop an appreciation for homegrown foods, gardening, environmental science, and were introduced to the idea of health and wellness through the incorporation of whole food eating.
Girls Coding with Real Impact
Our summer curriculum included project based instruction that invoked critical thinking and problem solving. STEM Fashion Week revealed the beauty of science, while exposing girls to various self-care techniques. In addition, girls learned the STEM behind mental health and reduce the stigma in our community. Girls enjoyed an exciting Perfume Making Lab, Lip Popping Bar, Lit TuTu's, and 3-D Modeling.