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Week 3 Specialty Camps 2022

Week 3

7/5-7/8/22

 

Ceramics – JK-2nd  AM Camp

Clay, glaze, paint, and new friends will make up this week of creative artistry as campers explore the stages of clay piece production. Did you know that Camp Heritage Oak has its own kiln? This means that as campers decorate their cups, plates, bowls, etc. with paint and glaze, all of their items can be fired on-site and ready to go home and shared with their family members! If your child loves creating pottery projects at mall-type painting stores, he/she will have a fantastic time in this class!

 

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!

 

MARVELous Superhero Science Academy Jk-8th AM Camp(NEW)

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…phenomenon perfectly explained by science. In this MARVELous camp led by Mrs. Kimmel, we will use activities and experiments to go "behind the scenes" and explain the science of some of your favorite superheroes! Each day, campers will be empowered to seek the answers to all of their super-powered questions and understand how superheroes use special skills and abilities to solve problems and save the day!

 

KinderPhonics- JK/K- AM Camp

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 Fruit Salad Friend - 2nd-3rd- AM Camp

This language arts camp is centered around the mentor text, The Fruit Salad Friend by Maria Dismondy. This book is a dive into learning about friendship and how to be a good friend. The story is very relatable for students and offers many opportunities to discuss friendship and diversity as well. 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

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

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MARVELous Superhero Science Academy Jk-8th PM Camp(NEW)

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…phenomenon perfectly explained by science. In this MARVELous camp led by Mrs. Kimmel, we will use activities and experiments to go "behind the scenes" and explain the science of some of your favorite superheroes! Each day, campers will be empowered to seek the answers to all of their super-powered questions and understand how superheroes use special skills and abilities to solve problems and save the day!

 

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!

 

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 dough by measuring accurately, and enjoy their cookies at the end of class each day. Cookies to share will come home at the end of the week 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-1st  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 will 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.