Session 3 Classes
Monday, July 25 - Friday, July 29, 2022
Please note: As mentioned at Kindergarten Parent Information Night, Jumpstart to Kindergarten is not part of Summer Institute this year. Kindergarten Kickoff will be set up via Sign Up Genius once student registration is completed.
**FULL!**⛱️ Indoor and Outdoor Games
Instructors: Mrs. Crawford & Mrs. Beltramini Entering Grades: K, Grades 1, 2, and 3
Come one come all and join Mrs. Crawford and Mrs. Beltramini for a week of fun filled games. We will go back in time to the games we played as children. This week we will enjoy water balloons and squirt bottles, dodgeball, duck duck goose, relay races around the bus circle, and many more! In case of rain, we will enjoy some old fashioned games such as Go Fish, Candy Land, Memory, Uno, Sorry, Jenga, Monopoly....Let's take a break from all this screen time to enjoy each other outside!
Instructor: Mrs. Clifford Entering Grades: Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7
Lego Club is back for another session! If you love building with Legos, this is the class for you. Let your imagination run wild as you build with a large collection of Legos. Join a challenge or just sit, relax and build. Each day we will do a lego craft (some will be edible) and plan some outside playtime. Plan on bringing a water bottle and a snack each day. Legos for life!!
🏫Jumpstart to First Grade Entering Grade: Grade 1
Instructor: Mrs. Buckley
Join Mrs. Buckley, a first grade teacher, and get ready for First grade! We will spend the week reviewing basic academic skills, practicing expected behavior and having fun with other soon-to-be First Graders! This week is a great opportunity to check out the first grade classrooms, hear about what first grade will be like and to practice sitting at a desk. We will also be making crafts and reading lots of great books. We hope you can join us to have some First Grade fun!
🕶️The Great Outdoors!
Instructor: Mrs. Moore Entering Grades: Grades 2, 3, and 4
Each day we will have an outdoor activity, read a book and do a craft based on the day's theme. The themes for the week will be, a scavenger hunt, exploring ocean life, Summer Olympic games, camping and we will end our week with a Luau. Don't forget to apply your sunblock, fill your water bottle and come enjoy the great outdoors!
**FULL!!**🌊 Letterboxing and Water Play Fun
Instructor: Mrs. Lynch Entering Grades: Grades 2, 3, 4, and 5
What could be more fun than finding a hidden treasure? Finding a hidden treasure and then running through a sprinkler and gliding down a slip 'n slide, that's what!! Have fun, stay cool! Letterboxing is an intriguing mix of hiking, puzzle-solving, treasure hunting, and rubber stamping. Throughout the week we will spend time indoors and out. Each child will choose a code name, decorate a letterboxing bag and create a few unique rubber stamps. You get to take home all your supplies at the end of the week! We will hike the school grounds and Sweatt Hill areas in search of hidden treasures and end each day by cooling off with lots of water play!! On the last day, we will have a yummy "cool" treat! So bring a towel, sunscreen, bug spray, a water bottle, and a snack and get ready for lots of fun!!
**FULL!**🔬Science Experiments! Entering Grade: Grades 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6
Instructor: Ms. Woodall
Calling all future scientists! During this week we will be doing five different science experiments. Some experiments will include making volcanoes, lava lamps, oobleck and more! These experiments will be hands-on and engaging while we learn about the different reactions. Please join me during this week!
CANCELLED🧠Brain Games 1
Instructor: Mrs. McLellan Entering Grades: Grades 3, 4, and 5
Riddles, scavenger hunts, puzzles, and more! This week, we will have fun by putting our heads together to solve problems.
CANCELLED🎸Music 101 Guitar Camp, The Beat Goes On
Instructor: Mrs. Koh Entering Grades: Grades 3, 4, and 5
Howdy everyone! It's time to get our guitars out and start strumming! I will teach you the basic elements of tuning your guitar, essentials for strumming, playing basic chord patterns. We will drill on these basics for the 1st hour of Guitar Camp and then we will break out into Jam Sessions with our favorite Rock, Jazz, Country, Folk, Blues and Eclectic music...We will listen to our favorite artists and do a play-a-long session with their recordings and make a video of our performances. There will also be time for game play with the parachute and frisbees and soccer and an assortment of fun balls and outdoor equipment as well as board games and cards for rainy weather.
A folder and notebook will be provided, Wear your sunscreen, bring your water bottle and a snack! Keep on Strumming your Guitar!
🏁 Summer Heat Sports!
Instructor: Mr. Kelley & Ms. Brunelle Entering Grades: Grades 4 and 5
Basketball and other sports? Relay races and other outdoor games? Fitness rotation stations? Time to bring up the summer heat and have some fun in the sun, and get active. Learn some new skills, practice some skills you already know, and show off your skills in team building games and scrimmages with your friends!
🐒 Safari Adventures
Instructor: Mrs. Conlon Entering Grades: Grades 4, 5, 6, and 7
Do you love lions, hippos, giraffes and zebras? Well then.....Come join Mrs. Conlon as we explore the Serengeti! It will be the adventure of your summer! We will explore and learn about the animals that live there. We will dive into the jungle and play games, make crafts, concoct some sand slime and even make a "jungle in a jar".....I know you will have a "roaring" good time!
CANCELLED🌎WPS Environmental Club
Instructor: Ms. Plukas Entering Grades: Grades 4, 5, 6, and 7
Do you love our beautiful school and want to learn how to keep it that way? Do you enjoy using natural resources to build things or make art? Maybe you want to help our community think more about ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. This new club is for you! Check the link for more information for students and caregivers. This club will meet each week and have different goals and activities planned.
CANCELLED🎨Introduction to Art History
Instructors: Miss Goddard Entering Grades: 6 and 7
In this class, we will explore famous and local artists. We will learn about the artists’ backgrounds and the techniques used to create their art. This class will include short films, class discussions and independent/group projects during class time.
🕮Kickstart to 7th Grade: Book Club
Instructor: Mrs. Marbenas Entering Grade: 7
Let's get summer reading done together! Spread out the beach towel, get the snacks ready and read a great book with friends. We will work on the required reading expectations throughout the week in order to set a good pace for completion. By reading and discussing a novel together you will be on your way to a successful start to 7th grade! Novel for week three: A Long Walk to Water (realistic fiction/based on a true story)