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Week 10 Specialty Camps

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We Can Build It – ​Preschool/Pre-k
Preschoolers love using real tools and this camp gives them the chance to do just that! They will use hammers, screw drivers, glue, Styrofoam, blocks, and foam in order to build amazing structures. Under the watchful eye of our experienced teacher, campers will be able to use their imaginations and creativity all while strengthening their fine motor skills.  Your little builder will have a ball!

Operation Computation – Kindergarten
This camp will allow students to make hands-on connections to learn addition and subtraction skills. From making their own abacuses to participating in fun math activities using Unifix cubes and special edible treats, campers will have an amazing week learning all about computing and patterns. Competitive races and fun math activities will fully prepare these young mathematicians for the coming school year 

Storytellers Write On – 1st Grade
This class will feature an engaging learning environment where students will have the opportunity to practice writing stories, poems, and plays. Children will develop their own written language skills in areas including adjective usage, sentence structure, dialog, and the expression of emotion. 

Deep Thinking Readers – 2nd Grade
Students will read high interest standards based fiction and non-fiction passages, discuss unfamiliar vocabulary, answer text dependent questions, work in small groups, and share what they have learned with the class. The focus on comprehension and individual and shared learning makes this a great class for all reading levels. 

Summer Reading Club – 3rd Grade
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 Grade
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 – 5th Grade
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. 

Orchestra – 4th Grade Heritage Oak Students Only.
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 

Co-ed Lacrosse – 1st-4th Grade
Got game? Come join the fastest game on two feet! Learn how to pass, catch, and shoot as we all learn the basics of the game lacrosse. The camp will be taught by Miss Kyte, who has been playing lacrosse for the past 10 years at the varsity and colligate level; she has also been a high school varsity coach for the past 4 years. Don't miss out on discovering your new athletic passion! Both boys and girls are welcome to join in on the fastest growing sport on the West Coast! 

Phonics and Fluency – Kindergarten
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. 

Beginning Band – 4th-8th Grade Heritage Oak Students Only.

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RSPK Pre-k Here I Come – (Pre-k only)
There is nothing like being prepared—Your soon to be Pre-k child will love this fun week of camp!  He/She will spend the week preparing for all things Pre-k.  This will include reviewing listening skills, following 2-4 step directions, getting familiar with some of the HOPE Pre-k routines and of course getting to know some new friends.  We will be introducing your child to some of the many new adventures that take place now that they will be in Pre-k such as visiting the library weekly, and attending special assemblies.  We will also introduce them to aspects of guided reading such as becoming familiar with a “picture walk” and recalling events of the story.  Give your child that extra boost of confidence by enrolling them in this week’s readiness camp!

Mission: Save the Garden – Kindergarten-3rd Grade
Your camper will join with “Crazy Dave” in order to save the Heritage Oak garden! Just like in the popular video game, campers will learn to make their very own pea shooters, fire flowers, and cactus throwers. Strategy, teamwork, and imagination will combine as campers build their very own towns and join either the fzombie or plant teams. The ultimate battle will take place the last day of camp—they won’t want to miss it! 

Deep Thinking Readers – 1st Grade
Students will read high interest standards based fiction and non-fiction passages, discuss unfamiliar vocabulary, answer text dependent questions, work in small groups, and share what they have learned with the class. The focus on comprehension and individual and shared learning makes this a great class for all reading levels. 

Operation Computation – 1st-2nd Grade
Campers will have an amazing week learning all about computing and mathematical patterns in Operation Computation. Campers will master how to estimate, round numbers, master number facts, and they will also be introduced to simple multiplication. They will have the opportunity to add and subtract 3-digit numbers using regrouping. They will create fun stories as they do multi-step word problems and as a grand finale…create their own abacus. The concepts will be taught using fun activities, tools, and surprises. 

Storytellers Write On – 2nd Grade
This class will feature an engaging learning environment where students will have the opportunity to practice writing stories, poems, and plays. Children will develop their own written language skills in areas including adjective usage, sentence structure, dialog, and the expression of emotion. 

Orchestra - 5th Grade Heritage Oak Students Only.
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 – 4th-8th Grade 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.

* Students must be able to speak English fluently to attend academic classes.