Gifted, creative and motivated 3rd-8th graders have an opportunity to
learn about chess, dog obedience training, manners and much more at UNC
Asheville’s Super Saturday Program beginning March 6. The program, now
in its 18th year, has helped more than 12,000 children from across Western
North Carolina explore their interests through hands-on learning on the
Some 35 unique courses are open for registration. Budding linguists can
delve into classes on French conversation, German language and culture,
American Sign Language and Spanish songs and games. Young artists can sign
up for courses on animation, calligraphy, creative writing, dance, drama,
photography, pottery and sculpture. Students interested in science can
take classes in physics, veterinarian science and wildlife ecology.
Readers will love courses on "The Hobbit" and the "Lemony
Many favorite courses from previous years will also be offered,
including classes exploring model rocketry, outdoor adventure skills and
Several UNCA faculty members and upper-level students teach Super
Saturday classes, along with outstanding public school teachers,
educators, and other professionals.
Super Saturday classes meet 9 a.m.-noon for six Saturdays between March
April 10. All students are welcome to apply. Tuition is $55 per class.
Deadline to apply is February 27.
For information or to request
an application, call UNCA’s Office of Special Academic Programs