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Page 10 ~[t~ (gli~[t ~o~t~ ~f.s Wednesday, May 30, 2018 VSU holding Camp Invention Valdosta State Univer- sity has partnered with the National Inventors Hall of Fame to present Camp In- vention Monday-Friday, June 11-15. Creative and innovative dreamers in the elementary grades are in- vited to attend this fun, ed- ucational event. Hosted by V.SU's Depart- ment of Mathematics, Camp Invention is the only nation- ally recognized nonprofit elementary enrichment program inspired by the brightest thinkers around - the National Inventors Hall of Fame inductees. All activities are designed to be fun, hands-on, challeng- and with a focus on encouraging problem-solving, teamwork, innovation, and entrepre- neurship. Camp Invention "attend- ees will spend the week rotating through a series of activities designed to en- courage creative thinking, teambuilding skills, and a passion for innovation. In Robotic Pet Vet, at- tendees will use tools, cir- cuitry, biology, and physiol- ogy to build and personalize a take-home robotic dog, and they will apply design and engineering principles to construct a one-of-a-kind dog park. In Mod My Mini Man- Gaskins graduates from Kelsey hskins of Homerville recently graduated from South Georgia State College with an Associate of Science in Nursing. Kelsey is the daqhter of Sammy and Melissa Parr of Homerville and Dennis and Lynn Gaskins Of Nashville, Georgia. Iune 11-15 and design their very own futuristic smart home filled with gadgets and cutting- edge technology. The mini mansion will allow them to explore renewable energy sources, binary coding, and architecture concepts. Armed with the futuristic Optibot, asmall self-driving robot, children will also dis- cover aerial, aquatic, and land transportation technol- ogy. They will design tracks for their take-home bots and learn how sensors are used in autonomous vehicles. Camp Invention attend- ees will invent something new every day, from a danc- ing dinosaur to a cupcake catapult, and explore fun realities, such as the chem- istry of magnetic slime, as they experience what it is like to be a physicist, en- gineer, and entrepreneur. Through collaboration, dis- covery, and invention proto- typing, they will solve real- world issues. This is VSU's seventh year presenting Camp In- vention to the Valdosta- Lowndes County commu- nity. Activities will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Nevins Hall. Registration is $225 per child and includes all supplies and a T-shirt. Visit www:campinvention. org to register. Camp Invention is ap- propriate for children enter- ing kindergarten and first. through sixth grades dur- ing the 2018-2019 academic year. Children are grouped by ages, and all classes are taught by certified teachers. There is a five-to-one ratio of campers to workers. Please contact Dr. Denise Taunton Reid, a professor in the Department of Mathe- matics at VS.U, at (229) 333- 5784 or dtreid@valdosta.edu to learn more. Discounts are available to children of VSU faculty, staff, and students and to sibling groups at- tending camp together. .Now Acce " New Patients A team of excepti aal cardiologists with the Kn & Expertise you can trust! II Douglas & Alma Offices n Valdosta Office Douglas Office - Waycross coming soon! Trust your heart to our hd . J "For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you, not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 Amanda, Roy, and Auden Lankford Grant Hall Tiff Area Academy ReNesia Bryant Lacey Morrison Austin Sirmans Abbie Windham Grace Hall Tilt Area Academy "WHE P INT TALk::5" 3114 EAST DAh E: AVE:, Q1D'- 87--3BGO 0 0 '0