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Philosophy Camps for Youth
Everything You Wanted to Know about Starting, Organizing, and Running a
- Philosophy Camps for Youth joins its companion, Growing Up with Philosophy Camp, and contributes to the growing body of literature on pre-college philosophy. Providing sound advice, descriptive activities, and precise details for starting, organizing, and running a philosophy camp for pre-K-12 students, Philosophy Camps for Youth is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in hosting their own philosophy camp. The description of diverse camp models-from half day to full day, from one week to multiple weeks, from day-camp to residential-allows readers to build and foster a camp that fits their instructional needs and institutional support. The inclusion of specific camp activities and contributions by campers discussing the activities and themes that had the biggest impact on them, those interested in starting a philosophy camp get valuable guidance from those who have run successful philosophy camps.
- Acknowledgements Introduction Claire Katz Part I. How to start, organize, and run a philosophy camp Observations on the Aggie School of Athens: Running a Philosophy Summer Camp in South Central Texas Claire Katz Developing a Philosophy Summer Camp at the University of Kentucky Caroline Buchanan, PhD, James William Lincoln, MA & MS, Suraj Chaudhary, MA, Clay Graham, MA, Andrew Van't Land, MA, Lauren Dickey, MA, Colin Smith, MA The Iowa Lyceum Landon D. C. Elkind (University of Iowa) and Gregory Stoutenburg (York College of Pennsylvania) The Philosophy and Critical Thinking (PACT) Summer Camp at Ohio State James Fritz, Lavender McKittrick-Sweitzer, Justin D'Arms, Julia Jorati Philosophy Summer Camp: A Philosophical World of Tangible Conversations Kimberly Arriaga-Gonzalez, Cristina Cammarano, & Jackson Malkus Corrupt the Youth Alex Hargroder and Briana Toole From the Ground Up: Developing a High School Philosophy Camp Charlie Kurth and Adam Waggoner Part II. Sample Activities and Lesson Plans Lesson Plan: Justice and Different Types of Evidence Jamie Fritz Lesson Plan: How Should Scientists Choose the Best Theory? Roger Sansom Playing the Hobbes Game at Philosophy Camp Robert Garcia Rational Choice Theory and the Prisoner's Dilemma Cora Drozd Philosophy, Magic, and Curiosity: Reflections on P4C Texas's 2019 Summer Camp Michael Portal The If/Then Exercise and The Case for Incorporating P4C into Pre-K Camps and Programs Charles Carlson Teaching Freire: Philosophy for Children Lesson Ana Olivares-McFadden Part III. Camper/Parent Observations Aggie School of Athens at Texas A&M University Evelyn Conway Calla Duffield Ellie Hague Mia Paulk E. Grace Sorensen Andrew Sorescu, Alina Sorescu, and Sorin Sorescu Surya Sunkari Iowa Nicholas C. Peters Maeve Ward Christopher C. Peters MOSHI Winter Camp Su-Yin Bouchot PACT Ohio State Ezra Johnson Larada McCreary Shefali Sinha Kevin and Melisssa Shoultz Salisbury Sophia Smith Ryan Cadwaller Appendix: Pre-college philosophy works Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Philosophy for Children Program on Students' Cognitive Outcomes (excerpt) Sijin Yan, Lynne Masel Walters, Zhuoying Wang, Dr. Chia-Chiang Wang Contributors
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