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Week 3 (6/29-7/2)

Pre-Coding Club – JK-2nd AM Camp
Do you have a child that loves technology and computers? If so, they will LOVE pre-coding club! Not only will students learn the basics of how to use a computer including how to properly use a mouse, home row typing finger placement, and how to open and close programs, they will also begin to understand the concept of coding and learn how to do some basic programming using JavaScript and their favorite characters from Angry Birds, Zombies, Frozen, Star Wars, Minecraft and More!

Basketball – 4th-8th AM Camp
As children grow, athletics become more competitive. This basketball camp provides a great opportunity for a beginning basketball player to learn the skills necessary to be successful in the game. It also provides experienced players with the ability to hone their skills on the court. A focus on basic skills such as dribbling, lay ups, passing, shooting, and defense, along with a variety of drills and mini games will prepare your athlete for basketball season next year! Please send your camper with water and a healthy snack each day.

STEM Science Club 1st-8th AM Camp
Does your child learn by doing, playing, touching, and tasting?  We will cover engineering, outdoor play, what matter is, and why taste can be very tricky in Mr. Liv’s summer STEM class.  Students will learn how to build using engineering techniques, discover how air can be used as a propellant, learn what buoyancy is, and how boats float by building our own and testing it. Come learn with Mr. Liv this summer!

KinderPhonics- JK/K- AM Camp(NEW)
Students will be taught through fun and engaging learning experiences to strengthen their phonics skills. Students will work on alphabet recognition and letter sounds as well as writing the letters using proper pencil grip and correct formation. Rhyming, single sounds, and syllables will be practiced daily. Children will work in large groups, small groups and independently to prepare them for the school year. Song and movement will connect sounds and letters with engaging whole-body actions which improve understanding and memorization. 

Literature Study “The Name Jar” - 2nd-3rd AM Camp(NEW)
The Name Jar Reading and Language Arts Camp is centered around the mentor text, The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi. This is a fabulous book to dive into with students. It is great for close reading, and the text dependent questions will help your students think carefully and deeply about the text.

Literature Study “ A Bad Case of the Stripes”- 1st AM Camp(NEW)
A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon is a favorite book for teachers, because it really drives home the lesson "don't be afraid to be yourself." Children will participate in crafts, creative writing prompts, and poetry. They will even create a “cure” for the stripes, as well as many other fun and engaging activities.

Frozen Jr. Set Building & Design - 3rd-8th PM Camp
Do you love to build things? Do you think blueprints and real life measuring is fun? Then this is the camp for you! In this camp we will build and prepare sets and props to be used in the Frozen Jr. theater production that will be taking place the two weeks following this camp! We will build an entire set using wood and other building tools then paint and decorate our final product. We will also have to use our problem solving skills to figure out how to represent the needed props and accessories needed to make the show complete. This camp will be a vital part in making the Frozen Jr. show a success. The most rewarding part is seeing all your hard work put to use two weeks later in the production! Let's build this thing together just like Anna and Elsa! 

3D Printer Power 4th-8th PM Camp
Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class, you will learn everything you need to know to design and 3D print your own creations. You'll also learn the ins-and-outs of desktop 3D-printing. With this class and enough practice, you'll be a pro in no time. We will build a 3D printer using Arduino microprocessor and a 3D writing pen.

Basketball – JK-3rd PM Camp
As children grow, athletics become more competitive. This basketball camp provides a great opportunity for a beginning basketball player to learn the skills necessary to be successful in the game. It also provides experienced players with the ability to hone their skills on the court. A focus on basic skills such as dribbling, lay ups, passing, shooting, and defense, along with a variety of drills and mini games will prepare your athlete for basketball season next year! Please send your camper with water and a healthy snack each day.

Cookie Making Masters- 2nd-8th- PM Camp
Does your child love to help bake cookies? This week will be spent making a different cookie each day. We will start with the basic chocolate chip cookie recipe and adventure into other popular cookies. The children will read recipes, organize their ingredients, prepare their doughs by measuring accurately, and enjoy their cookies at the end of class each day. Cookies to share will come home each day as well. Join Mrs. Kyte and become a Cookie Making Master!
*Please be aware that ingredients may have been processed in facilities that process peanut products. The children will come in contact with these ingredients. 

Build a Book– JK-3rd  PM Camp
Inspired by beloved children’s books, this class will allow students to explore the various strategies to deeply understand a literature selection. The story will capture the students’ attention while giving them an opportunity to study story elements, explore character traits, and practice predicting, drawing connections, and making inferences. Students will also participate in various art and writing projects such as making puppets used to recreate the story, designing their own version of the book, and writing the story by hand. Lastly, students explore the character lessons displayed in the book and learn about respect, fairness, responsibility, caring, and compassion.

Storytellers Write On -2nd-3rd  PM Camp
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.