Youth Programs at
The Center for Rural Development

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19
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Union College – Day Two

We’ve finished the second day of our Rogers Explorers camp at Union College! Our scholars began their day by splitting into groups for their major courses: nursing, leadership writing, and photography. In their nursing class, students were able to hear heartbeats, track breathing, and other vital signs using a simulated mannequin in the Union College […]

 
18
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Union College – Day One

Day one of our fifth Rogers Explorers camp of the summer! Ninth grade students are spending three days on the campus of the Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. When the students arrived on campus this afternoon, they participated in getting-to-know-you activities and games facilitated by the Students Ambassadors at Union College. They had fun getting […]

 
15
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Eastern Kentucky University – Day Two

We’ve finished the second day of our Rogers Explorers camp at Eastern Kentucky University! Our scholars began their day in their major courses: technology and chemistry. In their technology class, students learned about 3D printing. Wes Brown, a software developer for The Center for Rural Development, discussed the importance¬†and rise of 3D printing in today’s […]

 
14
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Eastern Kentucky University – Day One

Day one of our fourth Rogers Explorers camp of the summer! Ninth grade students are spending three days on the campus of the Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. When the students arrived on campus this afternoon, they participated in a ropes course facilitated by the Campus Recreation Staff at Eastern Kentucky University. They learned […]

 
12
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at University of the Cumberlands – Day Two

We’ve finished the second day of our Rogers Explorers camp at the University of the Cumberlands! Our scholars began their day by splitting into their major courses: astronomy, biology, and chemistry. In their astronomy class, students learned about the phases of the moon, constellations, and the yearly changes of our night sky. Students were able […]

 
11
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at University of the Cumberlands – Day One

Day one of our third Rogers Explorers camp of the summer! Ninth grade students are spending three days on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. When the students arrived on campus this afternoon, they¬†were given a campus tour by students of the University of the Cumberlands. They also spent some […]

 
08
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Lindsey Wilson College – Day Two

We’ve finished the second day of our Rogers Explorers camp at Lindsey Wilson College! Our scholars began their day by splitting into their major courses: communication and biology. In their communication class, students learned about the importance of communicating as a team to achieve a goal. Dr. Benson Sexton, professor of communication at Lindsey Wilson […]

 
07
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Lindsey Wilson College – Day One

Day one of our second Rogers Explorers camp of the summer! Ninth grade students are spending three days on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky. When the students arrived on campus this afternoon, they spent time getting to know their fellow Rogers Explorers in some fun getting-to-know-you games facilitated by students of […]

 
04
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Asbury University – Day Two

Day two of our Rogers Explorers camp at Asbury University! Our scholars began their day with a ropes course facilitated by the Asbury University Adventure Leadership Program. They learned to build their leadership and communication skills through challenging teambuilding activities. Students also heard from Michael Ross, professor of marketing at Asbury University, about entrepreneurship. After […]

 
04
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Asbury University – Day One

We are kicking off the start of our summer youth programs with our first Rogers Explorers camp! Rising ninth grade students are spending three days on the campus of Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky. When the students arrived on campus this afternoon, they spent time getting to know their fellow Rogers Explorers in some fun […]