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Week 10 (8/17-8/20)

Inventor’s Workshop- JK-2nd AM Camp
Inventors are problem solvers and so are you! Join us for a fun-filed week of tinkering, building, and problem solving as we learn about famous inventors and the steps they took to achieve success. Our workshop will be busy as we open up various appliances and machines to see how they work. We will also create a few of our own inventions. Your young inventor will learn how to make his/her own batteries and experiment with simple circuits.

STEM- Books and Cooks- JK-2nd- AM Camp(NEW)
Campers will have fun listening to stories and participating in a variety of crafts, food and activities inspired by the days story. During the fun filled week children will work with a variety of art materials from crayons, chalk pastels, watercolors, pom pom balls, construction paper and more. Campers will also explore turning their snacks into works of art. 

Phonics and Writing – JK/K AM Camp
Increase your child’s phonics and writing skills with hands-on activities. Students will strengthen phonics skills through fun-filled songs and center-based peer activities. Children will practice vowel sounds, consonant sounds, and blends each day as well as participating in spelling practice. Children will create their own sight word flash cards throughout the week, which will come home on the last day for continued practice over the summer. Journal prompts will expose children to creative writing as well as learning how to write complete sentences.

School Year Prep: Reading 1st-2nd AM Camp
Students will work on concepts that meet 1st and 2nd grade Language Arts Standards; read and comprehend grade level text, identify key ideas and details, analyze the authors craft and structure, identify and analyze features, events and characters, identify the main topic, describe the connection between two individuals, events, and ideas between texts, make self-connections to texts, make predictions and later determine whether predictions were confirmed, and identify and understand new vocabulary.

School Year Prep: Reading 3rd-5th AM Camp
Students will work on concepts that meet 3rd and 4th grade Language Arts Standards; read and comprehend grade level text, identify key ideas and details, analyze the authors craft and structure, identify and analyze features, events and characters, identify the main topic, describe the connection between two individuals, events, and ideas between texts, make self-connections to texts, make predictions and later determine whether predictions were confirmed, and identify and understand new vocabulary.

Sports Nation – JK-8th- PM Camp(NEW)
Would you child like to learn basic knowledge of many different sports while being in a safe environment with their friends? This class is offered to help students engage in an array of sports all while having a great time being active and working as a team.

JPL Jr. JK-3rd PM Camp
Blast off on a mission to the final frontier! Examine the beauty of the cosmos as you create moonscapes and other worldly inspired art. Engineer mighty rockets or moon rock retrieval arms to complete your space mission. Work with fellow astronauts to build a bridge over molten lava back to the safety of the sky lab. This will be one innovative leap for camper-kind to infinity and beyond!

School Year Prep: Writing JK/K PM Camp
Students will work on concepts that meet Kindergarten Writing Standards; use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose varied pieces(opinion, informative, sequenced narrative), use mapping to organize thoughts, organize ideas using pre-writing activities, focus on content not conventions, and see oneself as a writer.

School Year Prep: Writing 1st-2nd  PM Camp
Students will work on concepts that meet 2nd grade Writing Standards; write with purpose , clarity, and voice, write pieces with a variety of purposes(opinion, informative, narrative), use mapping to organize thoughts, organize ideas using pre-writing activities, gather information from sources and present content, produce and distribute pieces of writing, and see oneself as a writer.

School Year Prep: Writing 3rd-5th PM Camp
Students will work on concepts that meet 3rd and 4th grade Writing Standards; write with purpose , clarity, and voice, write pieces with a variety of purposes(opinion, informative, narrative), use mapping to organize thoughts, organize ideas using pre-writing activities, gather information from sources and present content, produce and distribute pieces of writing, and see oneself as a writer.