About Peck

Virtual Summer Program 2020

Peck's Virtual Summer Program

Peck is proud to introduce its new Virtual Summer Program! Despite the current stay-at-home orders in effect as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Peck’s Virtual Summer Program offers a range of academic enrichment and recreational activities designed for students entering grades K–8 in the fall of 2020. Program courses are grouped by grade level and offered for one hour each morning or afternoon.

Please read the details below, and register for courses with the grade your child will be entering in the fall of 2020.

The Peck School's Summer Program runs from June 15 to August 21. Students may enroll for either or both mornings and afternoons, and for courses in any or all weeks.

Please note that registration for courses ends one week prior to their start date.

Tuition for Summer Program courses is $50 per week, per course*.

Please Note: Some courses have limited seats. When registering, if you receive a message stating the course is full, please email Darlene White at dwhite@peckschool.org to be added to a potential waitlist. Depending on the size of the waitlist Ms. White will contact you if we determine we can run an additional section.

If you have already registered for a summer course and wish to make changes, please do not resubmit a registration form. Contact dwhite@peckschool.org to request your changes.

*Please note that some courses may require additional expenses, such as for supplies, to be incurred by the family. The course instructor will contact you after enrollment if your course requires supplies and/or may incur additional expenses. 

Course Descriptions

Week 1 (June 15 - 19)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    Kindergarten Express
    For students entering Kindergarten
    This course offers incoming kindergarteners an exciting opportunity to spend virtual time together. They will get to know each other, their teachers, and explore their new Peck community. Fun themed days, storytelling, games and more! (Young, Mohr)

    Masterpiece 1
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    In this variation on the annual Make Your Own Masterpiece class, students will create 3-5 paintings using a variety of painting materials including acrylic and watercolors. By the end of the week, you'll have a few new masterpieces to add to your gallery! (Dispenziere)  NOTE: Students who previously enrolled in Masterpiece for the in-person course are not automatically enrolled in the virtual Masterpiece class.

    Chemistry of Magic
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    Sometimes science is downright magical - or so it would appear. This camp invites young scientists to perform six experiments that will amaze onlookers! Create a snow avalanche in a cup, concoct some disappearing ink, make wood 'fleas' dance with static electricity, paint with sunshine, cause 'bloody fingerprints' to appear and disappear, and more! (Kennedy)

    Continental Math League Club 
    For students entering Grade 3
    Calling all mathematicians! Dive deep into problem-solving with Mrs. Hogan to solve CML problems - build perseverance, think abstractly, and reason analytically through games, activities, and challenges. (Hogan)

    Third Grade Math Refresher
    For students entering Grades 4
    This course is designed for incoming fourth-grade students. We will spend the week reviewing the key concepts covered in fourth grade, enabling students to hit the ground running at the start of school in September. (T. Atkins)

    Fourth Grade Math Refresher
    For students entering Grades 5
    This course is designed for incoming fifth-grade students. We will spend the week reviewing the key concepts covered in fourth grade, enabling students to hit the ground running at the start of school in September. (A. Atkins)

    Visual Arts Academy
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    Spend the week developing a portfolio of artwork while honing your skills in drawing, painting, pastels, and photography. Throughout the week we will work on numerous projects that can be adapted to meet the individual goals and interests of the participants. (Beil)

    Book Club for Advanced Readers
    For students entering Grade 6
    There's nothing like a good book! From our separate spaces, we will read and discuss a novel together. By talking around and about the selected reading, you will gain a deeper understanding of literary elements and have fun doing it! There will be nightly reading assignments. (Carr)

    Short Stories and Poems for Advanced Readers
    For students entering Grades 7-8
    Dive into the world of short stories and poems!  Ms. Chan has hand-picked some action-packed stories and provocative poems for you. Guaranteed to generate juicy discussions and interesting writing activities.  We will stretch your analytical and critical reading skills. (Chan)

    SSAT/ISSE Math Prep
    For students entering Grade 8
    This is a course designed to acquire knowledge and strategies to confidently tackle the upcoming standardized tests in eighth grade. (Wilkinson)

  • Afternoon (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

    Peck PopStars
    For students entering Grades 1-2 
    Does your child love to dance and pretend to be a popstar? If yes, then this is the class for them! Our young dancers will learn basic hip hop moves, and have the opportunity to “freestyle” some of their very own dance moves, all while moving and grooving to their favorite music. The class will begin with group stretching, conditioning, and centering exercises. Participants will gain self-confidence on the dance floor that will flow into all other disciplines. Peer praise and support are taught and emphasized. (Cepparulo)

    Chemistry of Magic
    For students entering Grades 3-4
    Sometimes science is downright magical - or so it would appear. This camp invites young scientists to perform six experiments that will amaze onlookers! Create a snow avalanche in a cup, concoct some disappearing ink, make wood 'fleas' dance with static electricity, paint with sunshine, cause 'bloody fingerprints' to appear and disappear, and more!  (Kennedy)

    Continental Math League
    For students entering Grade 4 
    Calling all mathematicians! Dig into problem-solving with Mrs. Hogan to solve CML problems - build perseverance, think abstractly, and reason analytically through games, activities, and challenges. (Hogan)

    Lacrosse Immersion
    For boys entering Grades 4-8
    Dive deep into the game of lacrosse. We will provide training sessions, dissect professional lacrosse players within the Premier Lacrosse League (P.L.L.), student-athlete film analysis, what to expect when playing at the next level, discuss your own game, and many other methods to grow into a strong lacrosse player. (Bucchino)

    Digital Photography
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    Calling all Peck photographers! Using your cell phone or iPad, come explore various photography rules and techniques to capture the perfect images in your homes, yards, and neighborhoods.
    (Longenecker)

    Reading and Marking
    For students entering Grade 6
    When reading for class, you are asked to remember details in order to answer questions, participate in discussion, or write a response. In this course, you will learn and practice strategies for close reading. These strategies will help you better understand and respond to character development, conflict, point of view, and theme. (Carr)

    Basic Grammar & How to Structure Sentences
    For students entering Grade 7
    Understand the building blocks for sentences, learn how to fix your run-on sentences and fragments, and diversify your sentence structure so that your sentences don't get stale. (Chan)

Week 2 (June 22 -26)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    Be a Superhero
    For students entering Grades 1-3
    Delve into two superhero stories every day with interactive activities, physical movement, and arts and crafts. We look forward to some super days together! (Young, Donnelly)

    Masterpiece 2
    For students entering Grades 3-5
    In this variation on the annual Make Your Own Masterpiece class, students will create 3-5 paintings using a variety of painting materials including acrylic and watercolors. By the end of the week, you'll have a few new masterpieces to add to your gallery! (Dispenziere)  NOTE: Students who previously enrolled in Masterpiece for the in-person course are not automatically enrolled in the virtual Masterpiece class.

    Light It Up Electricity 101
    For students entering Grades 4-5
    This camp will show you everything you need to plug into the science of electricity. Seven unforgettable hands-on experiments dealing with static and current electricity include levitating a Mylar orb, building a skittering bot, and using your body to open and close a circuit! Construct your own light wand, electromagnetic motor, and more. A comprehensive and unique collection of electrical exploration! (Kennedy)

    Continental Math League 
    For students entering Grade 5 
    Calling all mathematicians! Dive deep into problem-solving with Mrs. Hogan to solve CML problems - build perseverance, think abstractly, and reason analytically through games, activities, and challenges. (Hogan)

    Making a Documentary: The Titanic
    For students entering Grade 5-8
    Move over Ken Burns! Try your hand at being a documentarian and retell the tragic story of the Titanic. Learn iMovie skills and strengthen your research and writing skills by searching for primary sources and drafting film narration for a short documentary. Knowledge of iMovie is not required. (Longenecker)

    Fifth Grade Math Refresher
    For students entering Grades 6
    This course is designed for incoming sixth-grade students. We will spend the week reviewing the key concepts covered in fifth grade, enabling students to hit the ground running at the start of school in September. (Angelo)

    Short Stories to Strengthen Critical Reading for Reluctant Readers
    For students entering Grade 7
    Would you like to become a stronger reader?  Learn how to approach a book and keep track of important characters and events.  Figure out how to find patterns in short stories and apply those same skills to everything that you read in your English classes.  Build your essential critical reading skills and start enjoying what you read (Chan)

    Continental Math League
     
    For students entering Grade 7
    Calling all mathematicians! Dive deep into problem-solving with Mr. Wilkinson to solve CML problems - build perseverance, think abstractly, and reason analytically through games, activities, and challenges. (Wilkinson)
  • Afternoon (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

    Lego Community
    For students entering Grade 1-2
    This is a hands-on class where students will design and build with legos while developing problem-solving and critical thinking skills. The class will begin with the introduction of new building and engineering techniques each day. Next is sharing time, where we brainstorm and use our critical thinking skills to plan out each individual project. Once their individual project is completed, children expand their creations, while collaborating with one another to build one big LEGO community, finding the common connection between each project. This class will provide an opportunity for teamwork and foster an appreciation of creative expression. (Cepparulo)

    Guitar & Songwriting
    For students entering Grades 2-5
    Students will learn to incorporate songwriting into their music. Lessons will be tailored to all guitar levels and will provide a lifelong love to play. (Bucchino)

    Design a Website: History of Chocolate
    For students entering Grade 5-8
    Calling all chocoholics! Come learn how to design your own Google website to honor the history of chocolate. As you become an expert with the GoogleSites platform, you will also strengthen your research and writing skills by searching for primary sources and creating text about this well-loved treat. Knowledge of GoogleSites is not required. (Longenecker)

    Continental Math League
    For students entering Grade 6 
    Calling all mathematicians! Dive deep into problem-solving with Mrs. Hogan to solve CML problems - build perseverance, think abstractly, and reason analytically through games, activities, and challenges. (Hogan)

    Robotics I
    For students entering Grades 6-8
    This is for students who plan on joining the Peck Robotics team AND have an interest in the programming side of the competition. Peck has adopted the new Lego Spike Prime robotics kit. With that comes a new programming language. We will learn the new language and new kit. (Schwartz)

    Advanced Literature Book Club
    For students entering Grade 7
    Come read 1 book in 1 week with Ms. Chan. Hunker down with an action-packed dystopian novel!  We will read about 50 pages per night.  You will bring your insights, run a short group discussion, and write paragraph responses.  Ms. Chan will provide daily lessons on critical analysis and writing.  This class is being offered two separate weeks - Feel free to join Ms. Chan twice - We will read different novels. (Chan)

Week 3 (July 6 - 10)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    Fun & Fitness
    For students entering Grades K-4
    Fun and Fitness with Coach Spads and Coach Caruso: Get in a great Total Body Workout, try your hand at Some Silly Sock Skills, learn a Daily Dice Game & attempt the latest Crazy Cup Challenge. Join in the Fun with Coach Spads & Coach Caruso. (Caruso, Spadafora)

    Camp Read S'mores
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    Join Mrs. MacVicar for a daily story, craft, and activity! A new book and theme everyday! (MacVicar)

    Fun with Phonics
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    Phonics is fun when you know how to practice it. Students will review phonics sounds through stories, rhymes, games, word activities, and maybe even some arts & crafts. Be prepared to have fun while developing your reading skills. (Nees)

    Interior Design: Design Your Dream Room
    For students entering Grades 4-8
    Dream of being an interior designer? Fantasize about designing the bedroom of your dreams? In this course, you will learn the principles of interior design from color theory, style, scale, and form. You'll select the perfect color palette, learn to design a floor plan, create a proposal, mood board, and source for furnishings. You'll then have the opportunity to present your design to the class. (White)

    Reading and Marking
    For students entering Grade 5
    When reading for class, you are asked to remember details in order to answer questions, participate in discussion, or write a response. In this course, you will learn and practice strategies for close reading. These strategies will help you better understand and respond to character development, conflict, point of view, and theme. (Carr)

    Short Stories for Advanced Readers
    For students entering Grades 7-8
    Dive into the world of short stories and poems!  Ms. Chan has hand-picked some action-packed stories and provocative poems for you. Guaranteed to generate juicy discussions and interesting writing activities.  We will stretch your analytical and critical reading skills. (Chan)
  • Afternoon (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

    Sight Words and Grammar Games
    For students entering Grade 2
    Rising grade two students will interact and play games to read and identify commonly used sight words. Reading and writing simple sentences with basic punctuation marks will be explored. (Attah)

    Exploring Modes of Writing
    For students entering Grades 3-4
    Bolster written expression and have some fun in this week-long journey into age-appropriate writing modes. The modes we will explore include but are not limited to opinion writing, informative writing, narrative writing, and journaling. Break out your pens, pencils, or laptops, and sharpen your writing skills before the next school year! (Sorge)

    Origami
    For students entering Grades 3-5
    Did you know you can make an animal, a flower, even two and three-dimensional objects out of paper? Learn the history and art of origami, the craft of folding paper into fun creations! (Freeman)

    You're a Star!
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    Learn how to ace an audition like a pro. From picking monologues, preparing interview questions, and discussing tips and tricks for developing a character on the spot. (Moseley)

    Riddles and Brain Teasers
    For students entering Grades 7-8
    In this class, students will work together to solve riddles and other challenges. Students will be introduced to several different riddles, puzzles, and other games to challenge their minds and encourage teamwork.
    (
    Collik)

    Robotics II
    For students entering Grades 6-8
    This is for students who plan on joining the Peck Robotics team AND have an interest in the programming side of the competition. Peck has adopted the new Lego Spike Prime robotics kit. With that comes a new programming language. We will learn the new language and new kit. This course builds on what was learned in Robotics 1. (Schwartz)

    Advanced Literature Book Club
    For students entering Grade 7
    Come read 1 book in 1 week with Ms. Chan. Hunker down with an action-packed dystopian novel!  We will read about 50 pages per night.  You will bring your insights, run a short group discussion, and write paragraph responses.  Ms. Chan will provide daily lessons on critical analysis and writing.  This class is being offered two separate weeks - Feel free to join Ms. Chan twice. We will read different novels. (Chan)

Week 4 (July 13 -17)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    Kindergarten Math Refresher
    For students entering Grade 1
    Come join Mrs. Young to refresh and refine your Kindergarten math skills. We will have fun together playing games, reviewing math concepts, and sharing our thinking process with virtual classmates. Let's get ready for first-grade math together! (Young)

    Fun & Fitness
    For students entering Grades K-4
    Fun and Fitness with Coach Spads and Coach Caruso: Get in a great Total Body Workout, try your hand at Some Silly Sock Skills, learn a Daily Dice Game & attempt the latest Crazy Cup Challenge. Join in the Fun with Coach Spads & Coach Caruso. (Caruso, Spadafora)

    First Grade Math Refresher
    For students entering Grade 2
    This course is designed for incoming second-grade students. We will spend the week reviewing the key concepts covered in first grade, enabling students to hit the ground running at the start of school in September. (Ruark)

    A Claydate with Mrs. D.
    For students entering Grades 2-4
    In this class, students will use a variety of air drying clays to create ceramic sculptures and figures. Some projects will be based on children's literature and others inspired by great works of art. Students will even make their own air dry clay! (Dispenziere)

    Story Elements
    For students entering Grades 3-4
    Let's work on our reading comprehension and have some fun while we're at it! This course will focus on critical story elements such as character, plot, setting, and conflict to enhance reading skills and foster a love of literature. (Sorge)

    Sixth Grade Math Refresher
    For students entering Grade 7
    This course is designed for incoming seventh-grade students. We will spend the week reviewing the key pre-algebra concepts covered in sixth grade, enabling students to hit the ground running at the start of school in September. (Angelo)

    Writing Workshop
    For students entering Grades 8 & HS Prep
    This course is designed to bolster students’ writing abilities. We will discuss usage, style, organization, and revision. Students will review core elements of the structure at the sentence, paragraph, and essay level and will review how to construct effective impactful sentences and paragraphs. (Savage)
  • Afternoon (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

    Sight Words and Grammar Games
    For students entering Grade 1
    Rising grade one students will interact and play games to read and identify commonly used sight words. Reading and writing simple sentences with basic punctuation marks will be explored. (Attah)

    Creative Coding: Scratch Jr.
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    Have you ever wondered what you can make with code? Explore the possibilities with Scratch while stretching your computational thinking skills. (Garvey)

    Second Grade Math Refresher
    For students entering Grades 3
    This course is designed for incoming third-grade students. We will spend the week reviewing the key concepts covered in second grade, enabling students to hit the ground running at the start of school in September. (Ruark)

    Reading Workshop
    For students entering Grades 8 & HS Prep
    Through nightly readings, daily class discussions, and a variety of writing activities, students will explore short stories, poems, and excerpts of novels. Our work will reinforce close reading and analytical writing skills. (Savage)

    Instrumental Music
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    This is a continuation of band lessons for students that currently play a band instrument in our instrumental music program. Lessons would be in groups. Instruments include flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, french horn, trombone, baritone horn, percussion, cello. (Lyman)

Week 5 (July 20 - 24)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    Book Club
    For students entering Grades 2-3
    Pick up a good book and cozy up with your pet as we read fun stories together! Each day we will meet and read together discovering new adventures of our characters. We will even explore what it's like to write our own comics! (Ruark)

    Tell Me a Story
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    Using different online resources and games, we will explore the basic story elements of setting, character development, and plots. This course would serve as an opportunity for students to explore different books and stories in a way that builds and reinforces basic comprehension skills for early learners. (Schreiner)

    Creative Coding Scratch
    For students entering Grades 3-4 
    Have you ever wondered what you can make with code? Explore the possibilities with Scratch while stretching your computational thinking skills. (Garvey)

    Shark Tank
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    In this camp, we will focus on some of the skills needed to pitch a business. We will learn how to identify the needs of your target customer and how to best market your product’s strengths. At the end of the camp, you will have the opportunity to pitch your business to a team of Peck Sharks. (Collik)

    Just Draw
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    Do you love to draw, doodle, or design? Spend the week learning new skills and techniques to inspire your imagination, enhance your observation, and expand your drawing abilities. (Beil)

    Algebra 1 Refresher
    For students entering Grade 8
    This course is designed for rising eighth-grade students continuing with Algebra in the fall. We will spend the week reviewing the key algebra concepts covered in seventh-grade, enabling students to hit the ground running when they resume their study of Algebra in September.  (Papandreou)
  • Afternoon (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

    Writing Through Picture Books
    For students entering Grade 3
    Using culturally responsive read-aloud picture books, students will engage in discussions that highlight Peck's InDeCoRe Refresh values! We will discuss and write about a connection to the stories. At the end of five days, students will have a collection of personal writings relating to all the read-aloud books! (Attah)

    Inventor's Club
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    Get ready to invent, Chopped Style! Provided a list of materials to gather from home each day, you will be given a problem to solve and will need to rapidly prototype and present a solution. (Garvey)

    "You're the Expert" Nonfiction Writing
    For students entering Grades 2-3
    Students will spend the week drafting and writing an individual nonfiction book about a topic of their choice. We will use games and activities to brainstorm ideas, explore the writing process, and ultimately finish a nonfiction book, possibly with Book Creator. (Schreiner)

    Instrumental Music
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    This is a continuation of band lessons for students that currently play a band instrument in our instrumental music program. Lessons would be in groups. Instruments include flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, french horn, trombone, baritone horn, percussion, cello. (Lyman)

    Focus Writing
    For students entering Grade 6
    Practice makes progress! Spend this week practicing and sharpening your critical thinking and writing skills with Mrs. Carr. Short stories and excerpts of longer works will be used as the subjects of your pieces. Elements of the paragraph and essay will be reviewed and refined. (Carr)

Week 6 (July 27 - 31)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    Exploring the Animal Kingdom Through Art
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    Students will tune in each day to explore a different animal through stories, videos and famous works of art. They would then follow step-by-step instructions on how to draw the animal and turn it into a colorful creation. (Dispenziere)

    Writing Through Picture Books
    For students entering Grade 2
    Using culturally responsive read-aloud picture books, students will engage in discussions that highlight Peck's InDeCoRe Refresh values! We will discuss and write about a connection to the stories. At the end of 5 days, students will have a collection of personal writings relating to all the read-aloud books! (Attah)

    Focus Writing
    For students entering Grade 5
    Practice makes progress! Spend this week practicing and sharpening your critical thinking and writing skills with Mrs. Carr. Short stories and excerpts of longer works will be used as the subjects of your pieces. Elements of the paragraph and essay will be reviewed and refined. (Carr)

    Code Your Own Arcade Games
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    In this camp, you will create your own retro-style arcade games using a programming language called makecode arcade. Makecode arcade is a beginner-friendly programming language that allows you to create your own games with either block-based code or javascript. No prior programming experience is necessary; just a desire to be creative and learn some coding skills. (Grieshaber)

    Design Thinking: Design for Global Issues
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    If you're passionate about making a difference in the world and would love to explore how you can design a product or service that could impact a global cause, then this course is for you. Design Thinking: Solving Global Issues will guide you through the process of discovery and invention. You will explore weaknesses in the resolution of current global issues, develop a business idea, learn to create a value proposition, prototype your design or service, and offer a final presentation to sell your offering! Design Thinking will help you think big and be a catalyst for global change. (White)
  • No Afternoon Classes

Week 7 (August 3 - 7)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    SuperStar Writers
    For students entering Grades K-1
    Let's get creative with our writing by stretching out words, adding descriptive details, and reaching for the stars! This course will teach strategies to improve and expand upon the written expression of our youngest writers. (Sorge)

    Jump Start to First Grade
    For students entering Grade 1
    Calling all first graders! Come and get to know your classmates and teachers with virtual games and activities. You may also get to see some areas of your new classroom. You will explore and learn all about first grade, while enjoying a different theme each day! (Ruark/ Nees)

    LEGO Challenge
    For students entering Grades 3-5
    Bring your LEGO and join Mrs. MacVicar for a daily LEGO challenge. Use your imagination and become a master builder! New theme and challenge every day! (MacVicar) 

    Art of Illustration
    For students entering Grades 5-8 
    Illustrators bring stories to life through their art. Whether it is an established story or a creation of your own, you will learn important drawing skills and techniques to make your imagination a reality. In this class, you will learn how to design characters, imagine settings, and create props, vehicles, or other supporting story items through drawing, inking, digital art, and watercolor. (Beil)

    Making a Music Video
    For students entering Grades 5-8
    Create a memory of your favorite summer jam while buffing up your iMovie and green screen skills by producing, editing, and starring in a music video. (Moseley)
  • No Afternoon Classes

Week 8 (August 10 - 14)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    Kindergarten Express
    For students entering Grade K 
    This course offers incoming kindergarteners an exciting opportunity to spend virtual time together. They will get to know each other, their teachers, and explore their new Peck community. Fun-themed days, storytelling, games, and more! (Young, Mohr)

    Fun with Fairytales
    For students entering Grades 1-3
    Get ready to bring your favorite fairytale stories to life! Each day students will listen to a new story and participate in an active exercise that explores characters, plot, and more! (Mochnacz)

    Summer Sleuths: Detective Camp
    For students entering Grades 4-6
    Take on a character and join in the mystery of solving a “who-done-it”. Working on adjective agreements, sentence structures, and simple conversation never looked so fun. Zut alors! Could the suspect actually be you? (Moseley)

    Electronic Music Production
    For students entering Grades 7-8
    Ableton Live is a digital audio workstation (DAW) used by many electronic musicians and DJs for live performance as well as a tool for composition and arranging. During this camp, you will learn some fundamental techniques for creating electronic music using Ableton Live including working with audio samples, programming beats, and midi/audio recording. (Grieshaber)

    Algebra PBL Refresher
    For students entering Grade 8
    This course is designed for rising eighth-grade students taking Geometry in the fall. We will spend the week reviewing the key algebra concepts covered in seventh grade, enabling students to hit the ground running at the start of Geometry in September. (Papandreou)
  • No Afternoon Classes

Week 9 (August 17 - 21)

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  • Morning (9:00am - 10:00am)

    Fun with Phonics
    For students entering Grades 1-2
    Phonics is fun when you know how to practice it. Students will review phonics sounds through stories, rhymes, games, word activities, and maybe even some arts & crafts. Be prepared to have fun while developing your reading skills. (Nees)

    Around the World
    For students entering Grades 1-3
    Come and travel to a new country every day! We will read books, listen to music, learn about special holidays, do crafts, and even learn some simple recipes from different countries! Get your virtual passport ready to have some fun! (Young, Donnelly)

    Debate 101
    For students entering Grades 7-8
    Students will learn basic debate rules and techniques while practicing persuasive writing, public speaking, and critical thinking skills. The week will culminate in formal debates on student-selected topics. (Guss)
  • No Afternoon Classes


 

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