2019 Summer Enrichment Camps for Kids

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Find out more about the McMullan Young Writers Workshop - July 15-19 and Chamber Music Camp - June 24-28

 

Birding Camp

Director: Chris King
Cost: $110
Ages: 1014
Dates: Monday-Friday, June 1014
Time: 9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

Learn to identify birds by sight and sound in this exciting introduction to bird watching directed by Chris King and bird experts from the Jackson Audubon Society. Campers will learn about attracting birds to their own yards using bird feeders, bird houses and native plants. They will also learn about bird migration and bird conservation through fun games and activities.

Each camper will receive both a field guide and a set of binoculars. Scholarships will be available through the Jackson Audubon Society.

Bring a bagged lunch and water bottle each day.

 

Cantare Choir Camp

Co-Directors: Michael Hrivnak and Chrissy Hrivnak
Cost: $250
Ages: rising 3 – 7 graders
Dates: Monday – Friday, June 17-21
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Monday – Thursday), 8:30 a.m. – Noon (Friday), Noon Performance (Friday)
Gertrude C. Ford Academic Complex Recital Hall

Cantare Choir Camp is a week of fun-filled learning in which students explore their voices as they study solfeggio, improve sight singing skills, experiment with rhythm, utilize movement with sound, sing in foreign languages, enjoy great performances of singers from different mediums, and prepare a diverse concert of repertoire for a noon performance on the final day.

Voice Building • Solfeggio • Ear Training • Foreign Language • Sign Language • Movement

Concert Attire: camp t-shirt, black pants/skirt (black tights) black shoes

Bring a bagged lunch, water bottle, snack and light jacket/sweater each day.

 

Pullback Car Frenzy Building Blocks

Director: Wani McFarland
Cost: $130
Grades: K5
Dates: MondayFriday, June 1721
Time: 8:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

Pullback Car Frenzy is an enrichment camp designed to stimulate problem solving and creativity using new and innovative ideas. This camp is jam packed with science! Students will build numerous cars (ranging from 4 to 5) using a design pamphlet for each vehicle. Students keep each car they build!

Campers will need to bring a snack and bottle of water.

 

Construction Building Blocks Camp

Director: Wani McFarland
Cost: $130
Grades: K-5
Dates: MondayFriday, June 1721
Time: 11:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m.

Watch your students build the machines that build the world! Let them dig, demolish and design their way to success discovering the functions of heavy equipment used in the world of construction. Big machines become simple machines as they learn why the basics of algebra, geometry and other math principles are so important in a big machine job. Students take home everything they build!

Campers will need to bring a snack and bottle of water.

 

Collage Papermaking and Multi-Media Art Camp

Director: Roz Roy
Cost: $110
Grades: K5
Dates: MondayFriday, June 2428
Time: 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

Students will make a collage using colored, printed, torn or student painted papers as well as found objects such as thread, feathers, buttons, etc. Collage making helps students in formulating ideas while using principles of color and design to execute their vision. Come tell your story!

 

Space Wars Building Blocks Camp

Director: Wani McFarland
Cost: $130
Grades: K5
Dates: MondayFriday, July 1519
Time: 9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.

The sky is no limit for your future engineers as they journey from earth to outer space and beyond. We’ll help them blaze a trail to develop architecture, design, problem-solving, and team building skills while you drive home key STEM elements and reinforce the importance of simple machines. Students take home everything they build!

Campers will need to bring a snack and bottle of water.

 

Super Hero Building Blocks Camp

Director: Wani McFarland
Cost: $130
Grades: K5
Dates: Monday-Friday, July 1519
Time: 11:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m.

Students will have fun creating builds with their favorite super heroes while using problems solving skills and creativity. STEM concepts and simple machines will be used in discussions to connect learning to creative builds and create an enjoyable learning experience for participants. Students take home everything they build!

Campers will need to bring a snack and bottle of water.

 

Mosaics for Teens

Director: Teresa Haygood
Cost: $120 (plus $40 supply fee to be paid directly to instructor)
Ages: 1218
Dates: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, June 1719 (Session I)
OR
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday – July 1517 (Session II)
Time: 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. (Monday & Tuesday), 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Wednesday)

This fun and intensive workshop is for teens interested in developing their skill in the ancient art of mosaics. Students will create an indoor mosaic wall hanging inspired by Van Gogh’s famous painting, "Starry Night" using glass bits, beads, and tile. They will learn how to cut and shape glass, choose proper adhesives, and grout the final project. All tools and supplies will be provided by the instructor. Students will be able to take their project home at the end of class.

Participants can wear an apron if wanted, but is not necessary.