Summer Programs 2022
9-12 Non-Credit Class Schedule

Session 1: June 13 - June 24  (closed)
Session 2: June 27 - July 8   
(closed)
Session 3: July 11 - July 22  (closed)
Classes meet Monday – Thursday
Friday K-8 attendees will choose from a variety of camp activities

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8:00 - 9:15 am

  3 Algebra I Preview (7-9)
Designed for students preparing to enter Algebra I in the fall, this course touches on the introductory topics of Algebra I, such as solving multi-step equations, simplifying algebraic expressions, graphing in the coordinate plane, linear functions and exponents. The course has a strong emphasis on teaching students to organize their written work. Applications of fractions and decimals are included.
Instructor: Maxwell Feiner
1   Algebra I Review (8-10)
Designed for students who have completed Algebra I and want to strengthen their understanding or revisit the course to prepare for Algebra II. The course reviews the central topics covered in Algebra I, such as factoring, quadratic functions, exponents, and rational functions, with a central focus on teaching students to organize their written work. Includes practice with fractions and decimals.
Instructor: Maxwell Feiner
123 Basketball (4-9)
Boys and girls have the opportunity to focus on improving skills, game strategies, and teamwork. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in the air-conditioned gym.
Instructors: Sean Newland, Kelly Blakey
 2  Combinatorics: Relearning How to Count (7-12)
Do you have an interest in math or computer science? Come sharpen your skills and deepen your knowledge! This course introduces the basic principles of combinatorics, a branch of math dealing with counting the number of different objects and structures. We will examine the deep and rich math behind seemingly simple questions, such as finding the number of ways to break a class of 20 students into pairs. The course will emphasize logical reasoning and communication skills as enumeration and combination are explored.
Instructor: Maxwell Feiner
 2  Crochet Creations (6-9)
Whether you are a beginner or advanced, you'll have fun with the projects in this class. Students that are new to crochet will start with small stuffed yarn creatures, and move on to more advanced projects that include making flower squares. You'll be proud of the special keepsake created with your new skills!
Instructor: Charlene Whitfill
  3 CSI Investigations (5-9)
Are you interested in learning about how to solve a crime? CSI Investigation will be the class for you! Students take on the role of an investigator as they read testimony related to King Tut's murder, the assassination of Julius Caesar, JFK, MLK Jr. and how did Otzi the ice man really die? In each case, students will examine documents such as newspaper clippings, images, and police reports. Finally, students will then develop their debate skills as they argue their findings to one another. *Different cases will be used in different blocks and sessions*
Instructor: Paula Slamowitz
12  Handmade Books (7-9)
Calling all artists, writers, and book lovers! In this class, students will learn about and create several handmade book forms from simple to complex, including two hand-sewn hardback books perfect for sketching, journaling, or gift-giving!
Instructor: Jennifer Bryant
1   Healthy Habits (5-8)
Learn how to create healthy habits that can easily be added into your everyday life! This class will include a combination learning how to make tasty and nutritious recipes, as well as getting in your daily exercise through upbeat workouts. Making healthy choices can be simple and fun!
Instructor: Kendsey Kaniho
123 Indoor Team Sports (4-9)
Boys and girls will develop their teamwork skills, focus, coordination and learn game strategies for a variety of indoor team sports. Examples include tchoukball, team handball, court hockey, and wiffle ball. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in an air-conditioned gym.
Instructor: Kenton Fee
1 3 Let's Paint with Bob Ross! (6-9)
Are you up to the challenge? Oil painting has never been more fun as we follow Bob Ross's instructions to paint a very happy landscape.
Instructor: Julie Tamer
12  Racquet Sports (5-9)
Class will be held in the gym and each day students will get to choose between activities such as badminton, pickle ball, and ping pong. A fun way to be active, play with friends, and improve coordination and skills.
Instructor: Briana Bernard
 23 Spanish Ole (5-9)
The first step to learning a language is to become comfortable with oral communication. This course focuses on listening and speaking skills for beginning and intermediate students of Spanish. Fun, technology-based activities are used to reinforce and expand students' real-life communication skills. If time permits, the class will review grammar and reading lessons.
Instructor: Jessie Clemente
1   Spanish Ole (6-9)
The first step to learning a language is to become comfortable with oral communication. This course focuses on listening and speaking skills for beginning and intermediate students of Spanish. Fun, technology-based activities are used to reinforce and expand students' real-life communication skills. If time permits, the class will review grammar and reading lessons.
Instructor: Jessie Clemente
123 The Science Experience (7-9)
In this hands-on class, students will conduct fun scientific experiments to learn more about their world. Each day, students will learn about the reactions that happen in each experiment and explore scientific concepts through discovery.
Instructor: Chase McVey
 23 Theater Improvisation (6-9)
This class offers instruction and practice in the skills needed for comedy improvisation. Listening, quick thinking, character development, and scene building techniques are developed through exercises, games, and improvisational scene work. Perfect for students with interest in the performing arts, this class also helps develop acting skills in addition to improvisation. No experience necessary.
Instructor: Keith Burns
12  Volleyball (4-9)
Boys and girls have the opportunity to focus on improving skills, game strategies, and teamwork. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in the air-conditioned gym.
Instructor: Kristen Oelze

9:20 - 10:45 am

12  Algebra I Preview (7-9)
Designed for students preparing to enter Algebra I in the fall, this course touches on the introductory topics of Algebra I, such as solving multi-step equations, simplifying algebraic expressions, graphing in the coordinate plane, linear functions and exponents. The course has a strong emphasis on teaching students to organize their written work. Applications of fractions and decimals are included.
Instructor: Maxwell Feiner
12  Baseball (5-9)
This class, for both boys and girls, will include teamwork, skill improvements, and group activities that will improve one's baseball skills. This class will include instruction on base running, hitting, throwing, and fielding. Instruction will be given by an experienced collegiate level baseball player.
Instructor: Noah Thompson
123 Basketball (4-9)
Boys and girls have the opportunity to focus on improving skills, game strategies, and teamwork. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in the air-conditioned gym.
Instructors: Kenton Fee, Kelly Blakey
  3 Combinatorics: Relearning How to Count (7-12)
Do you have an interest in math or computer science? Come sharpen your skills and deepen your knowledge! This course introduces the basic principles of combinatorics, a branch of math dealing with counting the number of different objects and structures. We will examine the deep and rich math behind seemingly simple questions, such as finding the number of ways to break a class of 20 students into pairs. The course will emphasize logical reasoning and communication skills as enumeration and combination are explored.
Instructor: Maxwell Feiner
  3 Computers and Graphic Designs (5-9)
Are you into designing on the computer and want to take your skills to the next level? Let's work together! In this class you will be able to develop posters, info-graphics, presentations, schedules, and brochures. Practice with new software that can take your assignments to the next level. Beginners are welcome!
Instructor: Paula Slamowitz
 2  CSI Investigations (5-9)
Are you interested in learning about how to solve a crime? CSI Investigation will be the class for you! Students take on the role of an investigator as they read testimony related to King Tut's murder, the assassination of Julius Caesar, JFK, MLK Jr. and how did Otzi the ice man really die? In each case, students will examine documents such as newspaper clippings, images, and police reports. Finally, students will then develop their debate skills as they argue their findings to one another. *Different cases will be used in different blocks and sessions*
Instructor: Paula Slamowitz
  3 Escape Room (5-9)
Working in teams you will design and host an escape room for your classmates. This is an opportunity to put your creativity and problem-solving to the test.
Instructor: Julie Tamer
 23 Games for the Mind and Body (6-9)
Fun with a purpose! Class time is used primarily to play games such as Taboo, Charades, Word Association, and other games of expression and quick thought to help students develop confidence, problem-solving abilities, verbal and physical expression, humor skills, social interactions, and more. Explore the importance of taking "safe risks," accepting and celebrating mistakes, and expanding avenues of communication, all of which can be valuable life skills. It sounds serious, but is centered on fun and a lot of healthy game playing.
Instructor: Keith Burns
123 Indoor Team Sports (4-9)
Boys and girls will develop their teamwork skills, focus, coordination and learn game strategies for a variety of indoor team sports. Examples include tchoukball, team handball, court hockey, and wiffle ball. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in an air-conditioned gym.
Instructors: Briana Bernard, Kenton Fee
1 3 Intro to eSports: Rocket League (6-9)
Competitive eSports, or "electronic sports", is an AIA-sanctioned sport and is growing nationwide. In this class, students of any skill level will learn the basics of competitive Rocket League including digital citizenship, communication, team-work skills, goal setting, time management, sportsmanship and health promotion.
Instructor: Eric Heideman
12  Introduction to Film Studies (7-9)
Do you love movies? Have you ever wanted to make one? In this class, we'll briefly discuss the history of film; learn basic techniques and terminology of film criticism and interpretation; and even work on scripting, storyboarding, and recording original 5 to 10-minute shorts on iPhones or iPads.
Instructor: Jennifer Bryant
 2  Metalsmithing Introduction (7-9)
Learn to create objects and jewelry using fabrication techniques that take a simple sheet of metal and turn it into something special. Sample the fundamentals of metalsmithing, from designing and constructing earrings & key chains, etc. Learn about cutting, piercing, texturing & elementary fabrication.
Materials fee: $20
Instructor: Charlene Whitfill
12  Racquet Sports (5-9)
Class will be held in the gym and each day students will get to choose between activities such as badminton, pickle ball, and ping pong. A fun way to be active, play with friends, and improve coordination and skills.
Instructor: Sean Newland
123 The Science Experience (7-9)
In this hands-on class, students will conduct fun scientific experiments to learn more about their world. Each day, students will learn about the reactions that happen in each experiment and explore scientific concepts through discovery.
Instructor: Chase McVey
12  Volleyball (4-9)
Boys and girls have the opportunity to focus on improving skills, game strategies, and teamwork. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in the air-conditioned gym.
Instructor: Kristen Oelze

10:50 am - 12:05 pm

12  Baseball (5-9)
This class, for both boys and girls, will include teamwork, skill improvements, and group activities that will improve one's baseball skills. This class will include instruction on base running, hitting, throwing, and fielding. Instruction will be given by an experienced collegiate level baseball player.
Instructor: Noah Thompson
  3 Basketball (4-9)
Boys and girls have the opportunity to focus on improving skills, game strategies, and teamwork. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in the air-conditioned gym.
Instructor: Kelly Blakey
 2  Computers and Graphic Designs (5-9)
Are you into designing on the computer and want to take your skills to the next level? Let's work together! In this class you will be able to develop posters, info-graphics, presentations, schedules, and brochures. Practice with new software that can take your assignments to the next level. Beginners are welcome!
Instructor: Paula Slamowitz
12  Creative Writing in Experimental Forms (7-9)
If you love to write creatively, or simply wish you did, this class is for you. We'll try our hand at a variety of (mostly) experimental literary forms and styles, including blackout poetry, concrete poetry, surrealism, micro-fiction, and non-linear or hypertextual fiction. Bring your imagination, leave your internal critic at home, and get ready to have fun with language!
Instructor: Jennifer Bryant
  3 CSI Investigations (5-9)
Are you interested in learning about how to solve a crime? CSI Investigation will be the class for you! Students take on the role of an investigator as they read testimony related to King Tut's murder, the assassination of Julius Caesar, JFK, MLK Jr. and how did Otzi the ice man really die? In each case, students will examine documents such as newspaper clippings, images, and police reports. Finally, students will then develop their debate skills as they argue their findings to one another. *Different cases will be used in different blocks and sessions*
Instructor: Paula Slamowitz
1   DIY Party! (5-9)
It's time to let your creativity shine as we make everything you need to host your next birthday party! Invitations, piñatas, party games, yummy no-bake birthday treats, DIY decorations, party favors, and more!
Instructor: Julie Tamer
12  Indoor Team Sports (4-9)
Boys and girls will develop their teamwork skills, focus, coordination and learn game strategies for a variety of indoor team sports. Examples include tchoukball, team handball, court hockey, and wiffle ball. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in an air-conditioned gym.
Instructor: Sean Newland
1 3 Intro to eSports: League of Legends (6-9)
Competitive eSports, or "electronic sports", is an AIA-sanctioned sport and is growing nationwide. In this class, students of any skill level will learn the basics of competitive League of Legends including digital citizenship, communication, teamwork skills, goal setting, time management, sportsmanship and health promotion.
Instructor: Eric Heideman
123 Intro to eSports: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (6-9)
Competitive eSports, or "electronic sports", is an AIA-sanctioned sport and is growing nationwide. In this class, students of any skill level will learn the basics of competitive Super Smash Bros Ultimate including tournament rulesets, character-specific skills, general gamesense and strategy, and healthy sportsmanship.
Instructor: Chase McVey
 2  Let's Paint with Bob Ross! (6-9)
Are you up to the challenge? Oil painting has never been more fun as we follow Bob Ross's instructions to paint a very happy landscape.
Instructor: Julie Tamer
1   Pilates and Stretch (6-9)
Pilates builds core strength, stamina, and flexibility while improving posture. Students will learn most of the basic Pilates Mat and ballet barre exercises that can be used throughout their lives to reduce stress and improve self confidence. This will be a fun class for all levels of ability that will push their limits and hopefully inspire good healthy habits. Students will need to bring a yoga mat and wear "workout" clothing or something comfortable like yoga pants/bike shorts, tank/t-shirt, and grip socks/bare feet.
Instructor: Amy Hill
123 Racquet Sports (5-9)
Class will be held in the gym and each day students will get to choose between activities such as badminton, pickle ball, and ping pong. A fun way to be active, play with friends, and improve coordination and skills.
Instructor: Kenton Fee
  3 Upcycle Design Challenge (5-9)
Use the random recyclables you will find in your "Mystery Box" to meet the daily design challenge. You'll have the opportunity to show off your innovative spirit as you "make & take" whatever you can reimagine from everyday materials; windchimes, bird feeders, flower pots, pencil holders, and anything else you can imagine!
Instructor: Julie Tamer
12  Volleyball (4-9)
Boys and girls have the opportunity to focus on improving skills, game strategies, and teamwork. Instruction is organized and managed by experienced coaches who utilize drills, small group activities, and scrimmages in order to make classes educational and fun. Each class takes place in the air-conditioned gym.
Instructor: Kristen Oelze
 23 Wood Shop! (7-9)
Students will learn the basics of wood-working, safety protocols, use of tools, and construction as they create their own take-home piece of craftsmanship.
Materials fee: $10
Instructor: Keith Burns

 
Class offerings and instructors are subject to change.