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06/12/17
 -06/30/17
LRC's Super Summer Success

The Learning Resource Center’s Super Summer Success offers elementary students a fun way to gain important skills in reading and math. Classes are small and include hands-on, high-interest activities as well as interactive teaching. If your child is a rising k-5th grade student and needs a little extra review this summer, Super Summer Success is for them!
 

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06/26/17
 -06/30/17
Destination Aviation Summer Camp 3 (Ages 13-14)

Destination Aviation Summer Camps offer the option for participants to be residential or day campers. Activities are located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

Destination Aviation Camps offer a flight opportunity for all participants. Each camp offers a day or residential option. Classroom group school instruction includes aircraft familiarization, cockpit instruments, aerodynamics, and flight simulators. The flight opportunity will be in a Piper Cherokee with campers piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers fly a ‘leg” of the course in ‘dual instruction’ from a certified Flight Safety International instructor. The campers loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time and a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with camper presentations and an open house for families to tour the Aerospace Center for Excellence.


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06/26/17
 -06/30/17
Camp Discovery - Energy, Mass & Motion

Examine, travel, inquire and search the world around us in exciting, one-week long adventures using critical thinking, reading, writing and math skills!
 
Camp Discovery at All Saints Academy is designed to help rising first-fifth grade students gain and grow important skills in an effort to prevent summer learning loss.

Week 4, June 26-30:

Whiz, Bang & Buzz; Energy, Mass & Motion
The future scientist will enjoy science experiments and research into projectiles, gravity, movement, speed and friction that will provide exciting learning projects.

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06/26/17
 -06/30/17
STEMtastic™ Day Camp 1 (Ages -8)

STEMtastic™ Summer Camp is located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

STEMtastic™ day camp offers daily themes incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning techniques. Topics such as robotics, airplanes, rocketry, wave forms, and nature are included. Classes are taught by certified educators from STEM-based schools. Camp concludes on Friday with presentations by the students and an open house for families to tour Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum, Buehler Aerospace Skills Center, Piedmont Aerospace Lab, and Piedmont Aerospace Experience found in a Boeing 727.


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07/10/17
 -07/14/17
Destination Aviation Summer Camp 4 (Ages 13-14)

Destination Aviation Summer Camps offer the option for participants to be residential or day campers. Activities are located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

Destination Aviation Camps offer a flight opportunity for all participants. Each camp offers a day or residential option. Classroom group school instruction includes aircraft familiarization, cockpit instruments, aerodynamics, and flight simulators. The flight opportunity will be in a Piper Cherokee with campers piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers fly a ‘leg” of the course in ‘dual instruction’ from a certified Flight Safety International instructor. The campers loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time and a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with camper presentations and an open house for families to tour the Aerospace Center for Excellence.


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07/10/17
 -07/14/17
College Success Planning

The Learning Resource Center’s College Success Planning provides study skills and motivational strategies to prepare students in grades 9-12 to become more effective learners. Students learn and practice time-tested, effective, and efficient study strategies, as well as concrete techniques to get the competitive edge necessary for high school and college. The course offers small classes with activity-oriented lessons to help students learn and practice these study habits of successful students.

This summer course will take place July 10-14, Monday-Friday from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Learning Resource Center. The cost is $145. Please ask about LRC’s Sliding Fee Scale.                                                                                     

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07/10/17
 -07/14/17
Study Habits of Successful Students Course Offered

The Learning Resource Center’s Study Habits of Successful Students provides study skills and motivational strategies to prepare students in grades 6-8 to become more effective learners. Students learn and practice time-tested, effective, and efficient study strategies. The course is designed to offer small classes with activity-oriented lessons to help students learn and practice these study habits of successful students.
This summer course will take place July 10-14, Monday-Friday from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Learning Resource Center. The cost is $145. Please ask about LRC’s Sliding Fee Scale.                                                                              
Register at http://lrcpolk.com/programs/study-habits-of-successful-students/ or by calling LRC at 863-688-9477.

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07/10/17
 -07/14/17
STEMtastic™ Day Camp 2 (Ages 9-10)

STEMtastic™ Summer Camp is located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

STEMtastic™ day camp offers daily themes incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning techniques. Topics such as robotics, airplanes, rocketry, wave forms, and nature are included. Classes are taught by certified educators from STEM-based schools. Camp concludes on Friday with presentations by the students and an open house for families to tour Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum, Buehler Aerospace Skills Center, Piedmont Aerospace Lab, and Piedmont Aerospace Experience found in a Boeing 727.


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07/17/17
 -07/21/17
Destination Aviation Summer Camp 5 (Ages 15-18)

Destination Aviation Summer Camps offer the option for participants to be residential or day campers. Activities are located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

Destination Aviation Camps offer a flight opportunity for all participants. Each camp offers a day or residential option. Classroom group school instruction includes aircraft familiarization, cockpit instruments, aerodynamics, and flight simulators. The flight opportunity will be in a Piper Cherokee with campers piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers fly a ‘leg” of the course in ‘dual instruction’ from a certified Flight Safety International instructor. The campers loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time and a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with camper presentations and an open house for families to tour the Aerospace Center for Excellence.


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07/17/17
 -07/21/17
STEMtastic™ Day Camp 2 (Ages 11-12)

STEMtastic™ Summer Camp is located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

STEMtastic™ day camp offers daily themes incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning techniques. Topics such as robotics, airplanes, rocketry, wave forms, and nature are included. Classes are taught by certified educators from STEM-based schools. Camp concludes on Friday with presentations by the students and an open house for families to tour Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum, Buehler Aerospace Skills Center, Piedmont Aerospace Lab, and Piedmont Aerospace Experience found in a Boeing 727.


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07/24/17
 -07/27/17
SAT prep course at the Learning Resource Center

SAT preparation course is designed to help students achieve their best possible score on the SAT. LRC’s Sat preparation course builds confident, successful students through an efficient and effective 23-hour course. Engaging in problem-solving strategies for analyzing and answering Sat questions, Reinforcement of skills through interaction and review, building confidence and reducing test anxiety through test-taking strategies. 

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07/31/17
 -08/04/17
Destination Aviation Summer Camp 6 (Ages 15-18)

Destination Aviation Summer Camps offer the option for participants to be residential or day campers. Activities are located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

Destination Aviation Camps offer a flight opportunity for all participants. Each camp offers a day or residential option. Classroom group school instruction includes aircraft familiarization, cockpit instruments, aerodynamics, and flight simulators. The flight opportunity will be in a Piper Cherokee with campers piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers fly a ‘leg” of the course in ‘dual instruction’ from a certified Flight Safety International instructor. The campers loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time and a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with camper presentations and an open house for families to tour the Aerospace Center for Excellence.


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08/03/17
Kiwanis Club Cryin' Towel Event

The Kiwanis Club of Bartow is reviving the Cryin' Towel, kicking off the community football season. The event begins 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3 with a "tailgate party" (reception) featuring appetizers and freshly-boiled corn on the cob. "Kickoff" (dinner) starts 7:30 p.m. and features a 14-ounce steak with baked potato and side dish (catered by the Texas Cattle Company).
 

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10/12/17
Mr. Central Florida

All proceeds support the patients of Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center.

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11/06/17
Achievement Academy's Big CUP Golf Tournament

Registration and lunch begin at 12:00 p.m. with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Banquet and awards following play. We all know that a little help makes a big difference.  With a little help from you through tournament play or sponsorship, you too can make a big difference in the life of a child with special needs.

The Achievement Academy serves children from birth through age five with various developmental delays and disabilities.  

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02/03/18
Yellow Jacket Stomp Adventure Run VI

Bartow Rotary Clubs present Yellow Jacket Stomp Adventure Run VI

The 6th annual Yellow Jacket Stomp Adventure Run will be held in Mosaic and Mary Holland Parks at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018.  The course is run over a combination of grass, paved streets and walking paths.  Various obstacles will be arranged to challenge the runners on their way around the course.
The registration, start, finish and awards ceremony will be held in Mosaic Park at 2250 South Floral Avenue in Bartow, one block north of the Bartow Civic Center. 
The fees are $20 for runners ages 16 and up/ and $15 for runners ages 15 and under.
Anyone who has any questions may contact Steve Githens at 863-529-8679.

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