Summer Programs 2021
Non-Credit Courses

Summer 2022 Dates:

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

The courses and descriptions below are from 2021 but will give you an idea of our offerings. 

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12  A Reader is a Leader (2-3)
Reading comprehension is a critical skill for success in school. This course teaches students to read critically, recognize themes in literature, and focus on comprehension. Games and fun competitions keep students' attention as they learn new ways to approach literature.
Instructor: Nikki Erickson
 23 Agamographs, Origami and Paper Crafts (4-6)
Challenge your creative spirit as you create agamographs - a series of images that change from different angles - and explore a variety of paper crafts.
Instructor: Julie Tamer
123 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: Keely Franklin
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: Keely Franklin
123 Animation Inspiration (2-4)
Engaging lessons inspire the inner artist as students expand their creativity and technology skills. Students explore the Animation-ish program and develop animation projects relevant to age-appropriate topics.
Instructors: Sydney Hott, Staff
12  Archery (5-8)
Students learn the physical, emotional, and social benefits of archery, and the history, safety strategies, skills, and techniques necessary to participate in and enjoy the sport as a lifetime activity.
Instructors: Sean Newland, Pete Saunders
123 Art of Play (K)
Summer is a time to be creative, discover the wonders of your senses, and connect with your natural curiosity. In this playful class, rising kindergartners explore in the areas of art, science, and music. Through hands-on work and rich sensorial experiences, students are encouraged to use their senses and whole body in work and play. Time is set aside each day for small group practice with writing, number concepts, Jolly Phonics, and beginning reading. Dress for a mess, although paint shirts are provided. Exploration materials include clay, paper, paints, glue, fabric, water, and other natural materials!
Instructors: Kelly Blackson, Pauline Fleming, Pam Gagner, Kelli Newsome, Joanna Wisniewska
1   Artist Study (2-4, 5-8)
Students will be introduced to the styles of Master Artists. Some artists might include Picasso, Chihuly, or Kandinsky, among others. Students will then create artwork that embraces the elements and styles of selected artists.
Instructor: Tia Bowling
1   Babysitter's Training with CPR and First Aid (5-8)
This course will provide boys and girls who are planning to babysit the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care. The course also includes CPR and First Aid certification.
Materials fee: $25
Instructor: Katie Charles
123 Basic Mandarin Chinese (5-8)
Are you considering taking Mandarin Chinese next year? This course will be a great introduction for you to get to know some basics about Mandarin Chinese! We will learn the pronunciation system (Pinyin) and writing system (Chinese Character/Hanzi) of Mandarin Chinese and also talk about Chinese culture and traditions!
Instructor: Casey Chen
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: Andre Gibson-Starks, Sean Newland, Pete Saunders
123 Chess Match (2-8)
The historically fun game of chess incorporates knowledge, skill and determination. Devised in the 5th century, chess is the domain where the specialties of art, science and communication collide. This summer, experience the fantastic game of chess through gobs of games and using our latest technology. Beginner to advanced skill levels are welcome.
Instructor: Ryan Coffelt
123 Chinese Culture Workshop (3-4, 6-8)
Immerse yourself in Chinese culture by doing hands-on activities! In this class, we will learn Chinese handcrafts by doing Chinese paper cutting patterns, learn Chinese tea culture by watching tea ceremonies and tasting different kinds of tea, learn traditional Chinese opera by painting Peking opera faces, and more! Learn Chinese culture as if you are in China!
Instructor: Casey Chen
12  Cooking with Robyn (4-6)
Learn how to cook and bake everyday items that you can make by yourself for your family. Taught in the PCDS kitchen by a professional chef, students cook and enjoy eating what they make each day--and sometimes even take yummy dishes home to share!
Materials fee: $20
Instructors: Robyn Kunze, Johana Bautista
1   Creative Mind - STEM & Inventors Workshop (2-4)
Turn your imagination into reality! During the first week, students will conduct a series of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities to better understand our physical world. Then during the second week, students will become inventors and problem solvers. First, they will find a problem, small or big, then they will generate ideas and design a model. Finally they will create and turn their ideas into a real prototype! Bring: creative thoughts and positive attitude!
Instructor: Maki Fullerton
1   Creative Mind – STEM & Inventors Workshop (5-7)
Turn your imagination into reality! During the first week, students will conduct a series of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities to better understand our physical world. Then during the second week, students will become inventors and problem solvers. First, they will find a problem, small or big, then they will generate ideas and design a model. Finally they will create and turn their ideas into a real prototype! Bring: creative thoughts and positive attitude!
Instructor: Maki Fullerton
123 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
1 3 Critical Reading (5-8)
This course is designed for students of all abilities to help strengthen their reading comprehension and written expression by engaging in a variety of literacy activities. Participants will examine a variety of current events articles, primary sources, and other resources to build on their critical thinking and document analysis skills.
Instructor: Jill Scott
 23 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
1   Daily Self Care (6-9)
It is so important for us to learn different techniques that help us take care of our well-being and happiness. In this class, we will explore different stress-relieving activities that are also time-efficient so that you are able to practice them regularly. This includes activities such as journaling, meditation, expression coloring, going for walks, and more. The goal is that you will be able to find what practices help you the most and then carry those into your regular routine even after this course ends.
Instructor: Jazzmine Flores
12  Dance and Movement (2-3, 4-6)
This fun and athletic class is an introduction to dance. Explore movement concepts, develop dance skills, strengthen the body and brain, connect with others, and learn about dance making.
Instructor: Marlene Strang
123 Digital Art (4-6)
Do you Like to draw but don't want to use paper? This just might be the class for you. Or, take your drawings and recreate them digitally make them pop of the screen and into an exciting digital image. Digital art focuses not on photography but your artistic talents into a digital form.
Instructor: Peter Pagnotta
1   Digital Scrapbooking (5-8)
Students will create their own digital scrapbook using a popular online program. They will discover what makes an appealing page layout, how to add words and pictures, the ins and outs of the online program, and how to use pictures to tell a story. Students must have their own digital images and an online account.
Instructor: Tia Bowling
123 Dream-Up Art Studio (2-4)
In this class, we will make wildly imaginative art projects with a wide range of different materials. We will take seemingly ordinary items like cardboard and egg crates and transform them into exotic bird masks and fanciful hats. We will experiment by painting with bubbles and playing with paper collage. We will learn to make fabric pillows, mini pinatas, and dreamcatchers. We will transform yarn, fabric, wire, paint, and much more into pirate ships, animals, robots, and anything else we can dream up.
Instructors: Amelia Meyer, Staff
123 Fractured Fairy Tales (2-4)
Fractured Fairy Tales is a writing class for students who love writing and enjoy reading fairy tales. Campers will take various fairy tales and change certain aspects of each story. Some changes may include: telling the fairy tale from another point of view, re-working the language to update it, changing some of the events, switching good and evil characters around, changing the setting to modernize the story, mentioning and incorporating characters from other fairy tales and other fun and unique changes. This is a highly creative workshop and will include illustrating each fairy tale. Campers will create a book over the 2 week session to take home.
Instructor: Jaime Sheridan
 23 Full STEAM Ahead (5-7)
Explore a variety of science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts as we build towers, use chemical changes to create secret messages, experience how the nervous system processes and sends signals to the brain from the sense of sight, and so much more with the help of GenerationGenius.com
Instructor: Julie Tamer
123 Fun with French (4-6)
Students will be introduced to basic French phrases and francophone cultures. Games, crafts, and other fun activities will allow students to practice speaking and listening skills with French vocabulary.
Instructor: Ivy Leibner
 23 Fun with Geometry (7-9)
This project-based class will help students explore geometric topics and see that geometry patterns are all around us. Projects include creating 3D shapes like prisms and octahedrons with toothpicks and marshmallows, creating an "eyeball" from parabolic curves, and creating artistic designs using tessellations.
Instructor: Keely Franklin
12  Funtastic Science (2-4)
Students conduct fun scientific experiments to explore the worlds of chemistry, physics, and life and earth sciences. Each day, students conduct a simple, hands-on experiment to stimulate the curious mind and discover new ways to look at our world.
Instructor: Nikki Erickson
12  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 Grammar Time! (7-10)
Who says grammar has to be boring? This fast-paced refresher course will help students look at grammar in a whole new light. Students will create interactive notebooks, view video clips, and even examine song lyrics as they brush up on their grammar skills. Jingles and question and answer flow patterns will solidify parts of speech within each student as if by magic.
Instructor: Ian Hodor
123 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
12  Intro to Dance (7-9)
Come explore the world of dance! This class will explore a variety of dance techniques, composition, collaboration, and improvisation skills. We will focus on body awareness, strength, and flexibility.
Instructor: Marlene Strang
123 Intro to Japanese Language and Culture (6-8)
The focus of this class is on gaining a rudimentary understanding of basic spoken Japanese and the three writing systems along with an appreciation of Japanese culture.
Instructor: Ian Hodor
123 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  iPad Art: Transform Photos into Digital Drawings (4-6, 7-9)
Did you know you can transform your iPad into a portable art studio? In this class, students will create their own original artwork by converting their personal photos into digital masterpieces. All skill levels are welcome!
Instructor: Shannon Burke
1 3 Keeping You in Stitches (5-8)
Cross stitch is fun and easy to learn! Learn the basics of cross stitch and other needlework, including how to thread a needle, sew a button, and use charts to make your own patterns. Students take home a completed project of their choosing. This class offers the inspiration for a summer's worth of creative activities.
Instructor: Jill Scott
123 Keyboarding (4-8)
Using fun and interactive online programs, students set their own speed and accuracy goals to improve their keyboarding technique. Each lesson's printout shows progress and demonstrates speed and accuracy improvements, which helps to build each student's keyboarding confidence.
Instructor: Tina Pitts
123 Kids Yoga and Fun (2-5)
Through engaging yoga games and activities children learn breathing techniques, yoga poses and movement in a fun, nurturing environment.
Instructor: Beri Golding
12  Lego Mindstorm Robotics (5-9)
In this class, you will design, build, and program robots that can navigate obstacle courses and respond to sensors. Once you master the basics of programming, you will compete in challenges such as The Maze, Barrel Races, Slam Dunk Contest, and Tug-o-War, and Battle Bots. Not recommended for the faint of heart!
Instructors: Maki Fullerton, David Machbitz, David Machbitz
1   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
 2  Life & Outdoor Skills (6-9)
Do you ever find yourself wondering how to perform certain life skills like wrapping a present, pitching a tent, or tipping at a restaurant? In this class, students will learn lifelong skills that are useful on a daily basis, in addition to nature skills that help us safely spend time in the great outdoors!
Instructor: Shannon Burke
123 Math Games: Time and Money (2-4)
Students will have fun engaging in math games to develop their proficiency with time and money. Games will have a variety of themes and formats, and each will focus on a specific skill that strengthens understanding of the concepts.
Instructors: Annie Grove, Valeska French
123 Math Puzzles, Patterns, and Connections (5-8)
Tour the world of mathematics, using middle school skills, looking for patterns in sequences and connections between new problems, old problems, and the world around us. Students look at classic problems, famous numbers, and the rich relationships between seemingly different problems. This course enriches the mathematical experience and enhances students' appreciation for the wonders of mathematics.
Instructor: Keely Franklin
123 Math: Add It Up! (2-3)
This course strengthens the student's conceptual understanding of mathematics and provides ample time for drill and review. A complement to the regular mathematics curriculum, it's specifically designed to consolidate the mathematics skills that students need to proceed to the next level.
Instructor: Jaime Sheridan
123 Math: Manipulations (4-6)
This course provides students with an overall review of essential math concepts including multiplication, division, fractions, decimals and probability. Small group and individual instruction will include hands-on manipulatives, math games and strategies for problem solving. Students will be given valuable strategies for answering word problems by using a step-by-step graphic approach.
Instructor: Kristine Stevens
123 Measurement Madness (4-6)
Students will use hands-on materials and math games to review and reinforce measurement concepts. This course will cover a variety of measurement models such as standard and metric measurement, area, perimeter, angles, time and money. Students will enjoy this highly interactive course while learning essential mathematical skills.
Instructor: Kristine Stevens
1 3 Medieval Times (4-6)
Dust off the chain mail and travel back in time to the age of knights, castles, kings, and queens. Through readings, videos, and discussion, students explore Medieval Europe and its folklore and legends. Students design a coat-of-arms and banners and learn how to build model catapults, drawbridges, and towers.
Instructor: Jill Scott
 23 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
123 Minecraft Challenge (4-6)
Minecraft Challenge is for students who have a Mojang account and enjoy creating worlds in Minecraft. Challenges will include replicating famous buildings in the Minecraft world. Students will plan and manage their time as they build their masterpieces, and present their work to the class.
Instructor: Peter Pagnotta
12  Mini Masterpiece (5-8)
Students will create miniature designs that delight and amaze! This class is for students with a creative spirit looking to explore new ways to express themselves. Projects will include painting on mini canvases, rocks, and nails. We will have fun developing our own motives using different supplies, tools, and lots of imagination.
Instructor: Johana Bautista
123 Multiplication Mania (3-5)
This game-based class uses a variety of fun and fast-paced activities to help students learn multiplication tables and commit them to memory. The class focuses on multiplication facts from 0-12 utilizing flashcards, games and memorization strategies. Students in this highly interactive class will leave with greater multiplication proficiency and strategies that will benefit them throughout the school year.
Instructor: Kristine Stevens
123 Music Makers (2-4)
This class will introduce basic musical concepts such as pitch, rhythm, and harmony. Games will help students to develop listening and singing skills through play.
Instructor: Ivy Leibner
 2  Must Love Dogs...or Cats! (5-8)
This class will provide information on how pet rescues work, and will instill the importance of compassion and respect for animals. Students will handmake enrichment items and activities for shelter animals which will be donated to a local rescue at the end of the session. The course will conclude with a special visit with adoptable puppies from Almost There Rescue.
Instructor: Leslie Feldman
123 MVP - Microbes, Viruses, and Parasites (7-9)
The world around us is filled with microbes: tiny bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Some are a mere nuisance, while others are a significant public health issue. This course explores some common viruses and parasites, past, present, and future, and discusses how they affect us and the world at large. Students will examine the science behind how these microbes infect humans, the societal impacts, and what can be done to prevent their spread.
Instructor: Chase McVey
  3 Never Board: Game Theory (5-8)
Students will enjoy competing with their classmates as they learn to play at least 4 different strategy board games representing four of the major types of game mechanics: deck builder, worker placement, push your luck, and auction. As board game designer Reiner Knizia says "The goal is to win, but it is the goal that is important, not the winning."
Instructor: Michael Caplan
123 No-Bake Cooking (6-9)
No oven required for these delicious no-bake recipes. Learn how to make a variety of dishes using just a microwave and basic kitchen tools. Please note that this class is not suitable for students with milk or gluten allergies.
Instructor: Andres Rosales
12  Petit Francaise (2-3)
Students have the opportunity to practice and enjoy the French language through phonics exercises, games, and storytelling. The similarities between English, Spanish, and French will be explored, and students will become beginning conversationalists as they learn fundamental vocabulary, sentence structures, and greetings.
Instructor: Alvaro Otalora
123 Photoshop 101 (4-6)
Have you ever wondered how to make someone old look young? Does that dog really fly or has it been Photoshopped? This is the class for you. In Photoshop 101, learn the basics of photoshop and have fun making your photos look great.
Instructor: Peter Pagnotta
1   Pilates and Stretch (6-8)
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
1   Podcast Production (4-6)
This is an opportunity to share what you're most passionate about with the world as you script, record, and edit your very own podcast.
Instructor: Julie Tamer
123 Political Cartoons and Other Primary Source Documents (6-8)
Students will learn how to understand political cartoons, create a political cartoon, and analyze a variety of other primary source documents.
Instructor: Ian Hodor
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.
Instructors: Sean Newland, Andre Gibson-Starks
123 Reading is Fun(damental) (2-3)
Students will have fun using oral reading, choral reading, and comprehension exercises to practice essential reading skills.
Instructors: Annie Grove, Valeska French
123 Robot Fun: Program and Play (2-3)
Students will learn about the "Ozobot", a tiny robot that reads colors and responds with different movements. Ozobot follows the instructions that students create to make it advance, retreat, spin, speed up, dance, and more. Students will learn logic and basic coding skills through fun, creative and social games.
Instructors: David Machbitz, Staff
123 RPG and Creativity (5-9)
Students will have lots of fun while learning to play a role-playing game (RPG). RPGs are great venues for learning basic skills in character development, improvisational acting, solving problems as a team, creatively describing actions and scenery, and more. They're also a lot of fun. Two possible options are the Dungeons and Dragons RPG and the Star Wars Force and Destiny RPG.
Instructors: David Machbitz, Michael Caplan
123 Sing and Dance (2-4, 5-8)
This upbeat class teaches multiple styles of dance and show-stopping stage presence with a focus on learning song-and-dance numbers from a variety of musical productions. A great class for aspiring dancers, singers, and Broadway stars!
Instructor: Hannah Burns
123 Soccer (2-4, 5-8)
Summer Soccer class will improve fundamental skills through drills and games. The class will focus on playing soccer in a fun, stress-free environment. The class will be indoors, and tennis shoes are required. Soccer balls and water will be provided.
Instructor: Andres Rosales
12  Spanish Ninos (2-5)
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: Alvaro Otalora
1 3 Stop Motion Animation (4-6)
Write an original script, or recreate an old favorite, as you design, stage, film and edit a 3 to 5 minute stop motion animation movie
Instructor: Julie Tamer
123 Surf's Up! (1-2)
Have fun while reinforcing reading, math, writing, and research skills. The beach theme lends itself to a relaxed and productive learning experience. Students "surf" between classes in small groups "pooled" with daily hands-on projects, snacks, and free-choice activities. Individual support provided on a regular basis by experienced elementary school faculty members.
Instructors: Karen Bruntz, Karen Cuculic, Cindy Davis, Nikki Erickson
123 Swim and Pool Games (2-8)
Through various drills, students work to improve skills on the four main strokes, with proper technique, safety, and fun emphasized. Also included is an introduction to turns and pace clock use. Games include water polo, pool basketball, swimming races, water baseball, Marco Polo, and Treasure Hunt. All games are designed to encourage exercise and teamwork and develop students' swimming skills.
Instructor: Luke Phillips
 2  TED Talk Time! (6-8)
Delve into what you are most passionate about as we follow TED Ed curriculum to create and record your take on a TED talk.
Instructor: Julie Tamer
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  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
1   True Crime Podcasts (8-10)
This course is for those who have never listened to a true crime podcast, those who listen to them regularly, or anywhere in between. True crime podcasts bring a substantial amount of attention to crime cases. We will be exploring different podcasts such as Crime Junkie, The First Degree, the Murder Squad, and more. Do these True Crime podcasts help the community solve crimes or are they simply for entertainment? We will find out together.
Instructor: Jazzmine Flores
1   Ultimate Frisbee (5-9)
Whether you are a pro or a newcomer to the game, come have fun playing this exciting co-ed team sport.
Instructor: Pete Saunders
123 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.
Instructors: Briana Bernard, Andre Gibson-Starks, Pete Saunders
123 Watercolor Whimsy (2-4)
Unleash the creative painter within in this introduction and exploration of watercolors. In this class, students learn the art of creating watercolor images straight onto paper, drawing and then watercoloring, and exploring how colors change based on the amount of water used. Students will bring home a final portfolio of their work. If you enjoy painting or want to learn more about watercolors, this class is for you!
Materials fee: $10
Instructors: Sydney Hott, staff
12  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
123 Writing Wonders (2-3)
Students will write in a variety of genres to help foster a love of writing. Daily prompts will facilitate brainstorming, and students will work alone and with partners to generate writing ideas, identify important parts of a story, learn to use colorful words, develop good story beginnings and endings, and improve their spelling skills. Daily writing and illustrating activities will culminate in a booklet to go home at the end of the session.
Instructors: Katie Charles, Valeska French
123 Yoga (6-9)
Wake up your body and mind to start your day off right with yoga! Students focus on having fun while learning the fundamentals of yoga, including all about the self as individual, how to enhance physical strength and coordination, and how to develop techniques for self-awareness and calm energy.
Instructor: Beri Golding

 
Class offerings and instructors are subject to change.