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Week 10 Specialty Camps

Road Trip Adventures JK-8th AM Camp (NEW)

Put the pedal to the metal on a “road trip” adventure along Route 66. Make eclectic art inspired by sights on your trip like Chicago’s skyline, classic neon signs, or the Santa Monica Pier. Build cars, bridges, and guardrails as you engineer and test the terrain. You are in the driver’s seat on this road trip west, where all the roads lead to innovation fun!

Picasso Academy – 4th-8th AM Camp

Messier than most standard art classes, this camp will allow for budding artists to explore ways of painting they may not have tried before. Each child will learn watercolor and acrylic painting techniques that will guide them through specific projects involving realism, impressionism, splatter painting, and more. The class will culminate with an art show where each student will have at least two pieces on display for family and friends to see

Orchestra – 4th (Heritage Oak Students Only) AM Camp

This class will prepare Orchestra students for the upcoming school year. Students will work in an ensemble with multiple instruments and sections. They will learn new techniques with their respective instruments and focus as a group on music theory, music history, listening and aural skills, music notation, and new music terms. The week will conclude with a Mini Showcase performance

Algebra Readiness 6th-8th PM Camp (Pre-Algebra prerequisite or approved by teacher/admin)

Students who have completed 6th grade math or pre-algebra are welcome to attend Algebra Readiness, where we will be working on algebra concepts.

Jazz Band- 6th-8th (Heritage Oak Students Only) AM Camp (NEW)

This class will prepare Middle School students for the Great American art form of Jazz music. Students will learn several styles associated with a jazz big band (swing, rock, funk, and Latin), using standard instrumentation i.e. trumpets, trombones, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, a rhythm section: piano, bass guitar, electric guitar, vibraphone, and a drum set. In addition, students will learn the history behind jazz music from the early 1900’s, through today’s contemporary sound. Musicians must have at least two years of previous experience on your instrument. We will be reading out of the Standard of Excellence Jazz Method Book #1 and other beginning jazz band charts.

Phonics and Fluency – JK/K  AM Camp

This class is packed with phonemic awareness and phonics fun! Games for matching letters and sounds, rhyming, and counting phonemes will strengthen your child’s phonics skills. Students will also practice sight words to increase fluency.

Writers Workshop – 1st- 2nd AM Camp

This writing class will not only strengthen campers’ skills, it will also foster a love of writing in a fun, encouraging environment. Because this class will focus on writing using a voice, campers will draw inspiration from creative projects done inside the class such as painting and crafting. Each student will also keep a writing journal which will be used daily. Comparison writing activities from the start of camp until the end will allow parents to see the wonderful progress made by their campers.

Summer Reading Club – 3rd Grade AM Camp

Students will work to complete their summer reading assignment during this camp. Games and small group activities will bring the summer reading selection to life while students practice reading comprehension techniques as well as oral and silent reading strategies.

Summer Reading Club – 4th/5th  Grade AM Camp

Students will work to complete their summer reading assignment during this camp. Games and small group activities will bring the summer reading selection to life while students practice reading comprehension techniques as well as oral and silent reading strategies.

JPL Jr. – JK-3rd PM Camp (NEW)

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!

Web Design - Pokémon Trainer Society – 4th-8th PM Camp

This web design class will allow campers to create their own Pokémon Monster and then highlight it by designing a basic html website. Utilizing the Adobe Creative Suite, campers will get an introduction to many cutting-edge graphics programs used by designers today. Campers will need to bring a flash drive to camp in order to save and share their work with others.

Orchestra – 5th (Heritage Oak Students Only) PM Camp

This class will prepare current Orchestra students for the upcoming school year. Students will work in an ensemble with multiple instruments and sections. They will learn new techniques with their respective instruments and focus as a group on music theory, music history, listening and aural skills, music notation, and new music terms. The week will conclude with a Mini Showcase performance.

Concert Band – 6th-8th PM Camp

Heritage Oak Students Only. Concert Band is open to students who have completed first or second year band at Heritage Oak during the school year. Please bring your Accent on Achievement Book 1 and your instrument.

School Year Prep: Math  JK/K PM Camp (NEW)

Students will work on concepts that meet Kindergarten Mathematics Standards; number names, counting in sequence, skip counting, comparing numbers, addition, subtraction, patterning, sorting, place value, measurement, classifying and analyzing objects into categories, gathering and analyzing data, time, money, and compare, create, and compose shapes.

School Year Prep: Math  1st/2nd  PM Camp (NEW)

Students will work on concepts that meet 1st and 2nd grade Mathematics Standards; numerical sequencing, understand and analyze the relationship among numbers, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, basic fractions, measurement, collect, organize, and analyze data, time, money, and understand geometric principles.

School Year Prep: Math  3rd-5th  PM Camp (NEW)

Students will work on concepts that meet 3rd and 4th grade Mathematics Standards; multiplication, division, understand and analyze the relationship among numbers, use place value to perform multidigit arithmetic, fractions,  measurement, estimation, represent and interpret data, geometric measurement, time, money, understand and solve statistical and probability problems, and classify shapes by properties of their lines and angles.