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Winterscape

When: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., student lunch included
Where: Drury University, Lay Hall
For: Students currently in grades:

  • Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st - Chemistry for YOU

    Have you ever wondered what makes a cake rise in the oven? Or how gasoline can make an engine run? What about how a snowflake gets their shape? Are you curious about how your stomach is able to digest food? If you enjoy getting messy, learning about the make-up of things, and how they behave together then this class is for you! Please bring an inquisitive mind, clothes that you are okay to get messy in and join us in our study of Chemistry. 

    Instructor:  Shannon Yarnell

  • 2nd, 3rd, 4th - Chemistry Connections
    This session is full.

    Ever thought about being a doctor or a food chemist?  We will learn some chemistry by looking at how we use it in everyday life and how we can use it for a career.  We will learn about matter, properties of substances, density, and how to identify substances.  We will review lab safety and perform some hands-on experiments and watch some demos.  

    Instructor:  Elicia Ligon

  • 5th, 6th, 7th - Chemistry is here to save the day!

    "I'm Bored!" This chant will drive any parent to distraction. What can you do about it?  Don't worry, chemistry is here to save the day.  In this class we will explore a variety of chemistry topics; from plastics to crystals, to density, chromatography up to testing solution acidity.  Come join us experimenting with higher level chemistry techniques.

    Instructor:  Eric Wilbur

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Bonus: Free parent workshop – 9:15 a.m.

Empowering and Powering Down Perfectionism
Dr. Brandi Klepper
Perfectionism can sometimes be problematic, but perfectionism in and of itself is not necessarily negative. The goal is not to eradicate perfectionism, but rather to channel it when it is useful, and let go of it when it isn’t. It is important for parents and educators of gifted kids and teens to understand perfectionism, identify indicators of it, identify when it’s useful and when it isn’t, decrease problematic perfectionism, and promote positive perfectionism. In this session, these themes will be addressed to help aid perfectionistic gifted students in being more balanced and adaptable.


In coordination with Drury Pre-College Programs and the Drury School of Education, the Saturday Enrichment Program - Winterscape seeks to offer gifted and/or high ability students a rich and rewarding learning experience. Modeling best practices in curriculum and instruction, the Pre-College staff works as a community to maximize potential in each student and foster a passion for lifelong learning.

Winterscape will be Saturday, February 15, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Lay Hall on Drury Campus. The Saturday program will serve students in grades PreK - 7th grade. Lunch is included in the cost of the class. Depending on success and interest, we hope to serve more grades in the future. Please click on the corresponding link for further program and application information.

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Student Health Inventory & Liability Form REQUIRED

Financial need scholarships are available by emailing mpotthof@drury.edu.

Please call or email us with any questions at mpotthof@drury.edu or (417) 873-7386.