Kaleidoscope Program

Kaleidoscope operates two programs:

Kaleidoscope After-school Learning Program
An after-school learning program sponsored by the Reich College of Education for children between the ages of 5 and 12.

Camp Kaleidoscope
A summer enrichment program for rising 1st-6th grade students sponsored by the Reich College of Education

About Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope After-school Learning Program

Kaleidoscope offers children between the ages of 5 and 12 a stimulating multi-faceted learning experience with:

  • homework support and remedial reading and math tutoring
  • academic tutoring
  • regular access to books and multi-media
  • guest speakers
  • arts and crafts
  • indoor and outdoor games
  • field trips to on-campus locations and downtown Boone attractions

Program Supervision

The program is supervised by experienced, retired Watauga County teachers. They are assisted by a talented group of tutors and mentors who are undergraduate students in the Reich College of Education (RCOE).

Meeting Times

Kaleidoscope operates Monday through Thursday from 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm, during Appalachian's Fall and Spring semesters.  

Site Locations

  • RCOE building on the Appalachian campus: Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday
  • Bradford Park:  Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday

Registration Information

Families may choose either a Monday/Wednesday or a Tuesday/Thursday placement. Space is limited and openings are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.

If you are interested in this experience for your child, please fill out the registration form below.

Camp Kaleidoscope Summer Enrichment Program

Camp Kaleidoscope is a summer enrichment program for rising 1st-6th grade students sponsored by the Reich College of Education. Camp Kaleidoscope offers a multi-faceted enrichment experience with:

  • regular access to books and multi-media
  • guest speakers
  • arts and crafts
  • indoor and outdoor games
  • science investigations
  • field trips

Program Supervision

The program is supervised by experienced, retired Watauga County teachers. They are assisted by a talented group of tutors and mentors who are undergraduate students in the Reich College of Education (RCOE).

Meeting Times

Camp Kaleidoscope operates during the month of July, Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Site Location

RCOE building on the Appalachian campus

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Spring 2019 Kaleidoscope Information and Registration/Permission to Tutor Form

Please complete a separate Kaleidoscope enrollment form for each grade K – 8th grade child.

If you have questions or need assistance, please email kaleidoscope@appstate.edu.

Kaleidoscope Teachers

Kathy Cottrell
Kathy Cottrell
Kaleidoscope Site Director
Debbie Lindenmuth
Debbie Lindenmuth
Bradford Park Kaleidoscope Site Director
Deb Brown
Deb Brown
Bradford Park Kaleidoscope Director
Susan Chandler
Susan Chandler
Kaleidoscope Site Director
Clara Hollar
Clara Hollar
Kaleidoscope Site Director
Ron Hopper
Ron Hopper
Kaleidoscope Site Director
JoAnn Laney
JoAnn Laney
Kaleidoscope Site Director
Carmen Patella
Carmen Patella
Kaleidoscope Site Director
Sharon Rucker
Sharon Rucker
Kaleidoscope Site Director
Piper Woodring
Piper Woodring
Kaleidoscope Site Director