Summer Programs for Kids & Teens

Summer Programs for Kids and Teens

Enjoy exciting opportunities for exploration and age appropriate learning experiences this summer! Classes are small with hands-on participation and lots of individual attention. Make new friends, discover more about your world, build your skills, and increase your self-confidence.

NEW for 2015: A Manufacturing Camp for Middle School Students

Session I - Monday-Thursday, July 6-16, 9 a.m.-noon
Session 2 - Monday-Thursday, July 20-30, 9 a.m.-noon
$295 per session


Cost Per Class: Sponsoring District $109;
Non-Sponsoring District $139
Manufacturing Camp Cost Per Session: $295

Before Care: 7-9 a.m., Mon-Thurs, $35
After Care: 4-6 p.m., Mon-Thurs, $35
Lunch Bunch: noon-1 p.m., Mon-Thurs, $17



June 22-25July 6-9July 13-16July 20-23July 27-30August 3-6

June 22-25

Class Ages CRN Time
Calling All Chefs 5-7 118 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 119 1-4 p.m.
Karate for Kids 5-7 565 1-4 p.m.
  8-11 566 9 a.m.-noon
The Book Club Grades 1-2 866 1-4 p.m.
  Grades 3-4 867 9 a.m.-noon
Super Sitters 10+ 868 1-4 p.m.
So You Want To Be A Nurse 10+ 869 9 a.m.-noon
Comic Strips 8-11 114 9 a.m.-noon
Integrated Art Workshop 6-8 870 1-4 p.m.
Exploring Earth's Environments Grades K-1 871 9 a.m.-noon
  Grades 2-3 872 1-4 p.m.
Web Design 8-11 83 9 a.m.-noon
  12-15 77 1-4 p.m.
Engineering with LEGO 5-7 166 9 a.m.-noon
Money Smarts 12-15 569 9 a.m.-noon

June 29-July 2 - No Classes

July 6-9

Class Ages CRN Time
Nifty Nutrition for Teens 12+ 873 9 a.m.-noon
The Writer's Workshop 10+ 874 9 a.m.-noon
Spanish I 5-7 875 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 876 1-4 p.m.
Calling All Actors 5-7 571 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 572 1-4 p.m.
So You Want To Be A Lawyer 10+ 581 1-4 p.m.
Paint With a Twist 12-15 877 1-4 p.m.
Photography 10-12 575 1-4 p.m.
  13-15 878 9 a.m.-noon
Meet Your Internal Organs 5-7 879 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 880 1-4 p.m.
Your Game 10-15 116 9 a.m.-noon
Let's Build 8-11 138 9 a.m.-noon
  12-15 139 1-4 p.m.

July 13-16

Class Ages CRN Time
Calling All Chefs II 5-7 157 1-4 p.m.
  8-11 248 9 a.m.-noon
Spanish II 5-7 881 1-4 p.m.
  8-11 579 9 a.m.-noon
Look What You Can Do With A Mason Jar 12-15 882 1-4 p.m.
So You Want To Be A Police Officer 10+ 590 9 a.m.-noon
Great Little Puppet Workshop 5-7 582 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 583 1-4 p.m.
Interior Decorating for Teens 12-15 883 9 a.m.-noon
Exploring Earth's Environments Grades 4-5 912 9 a.m.-noon
  Grades 6-7 913 1-4 p.m.
Your Game 10-15 126 9 a.m.-noon
LEGO Machines and Mechanisms 8-11 616 1-4 p.m.
  12-15 615 9 a.m.-noon
Mathematical Mysteries 8-11 586 9 a.m.-noon

July 20-23

Class Ages CRN Time
Calling All Chefs III 5-7 260 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 578 1-4 p.m.
French I 5-7 588 1-4 p.m.
  8-11 587 9 a.m.-noon
Go Fly A Kite 5-7 914 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 915 1-4 p.m.
Speaking Confidently 12-14 884 1-4 p.m.
So You Want To Be An Interior Designer 10+ 885 9 a.m.-noon
Suitcase Art 5-7 886 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 887 1-4 p.m.
Books on Stage 5-7 591 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 592 1-4 p.m.
Extreme Animal Makeovers 5-7 888 1-4 p.m.
  8-11 593 9 a.m.-noon
Photoshop For Teens 12-15 891 9 a.m.-noon
Fun With Math Grades 1-2 889 9 a.m.-noon
  Grades 3-4 890 1-4 p.m.

July 27-30

Class Ages CRN Time
Chocolate Lovers 8-11 155 1-4 p.m.
  12-15 156 9 a.m.-noon
ESL For Kids 5-7 893 1-4 p.m.
  8-11 892 9 a.m.-noon
Karate II for Kids 5-7 594 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 894 1-4 p.m.
Super Sitters 10+ 595 9 a.m.-noon
Summer Bridge Grade 2 into 3 895 9 a.m.-noon
  Grade 3 into 4 601 1-4 p.m.
So You Want to Work in Manufacturing 10+ 896 9 a.m.-noon
Art Expose 8-11 596 9 a.m.-noon
  12-15 597 1-4 p.m.
The Best of Storytelling 5-7 897 1-4 p.m.
  8-11 598 9 a.m.-noon
Making Energy Work for You Grades 5-6 898 9 a.m.-noon
  Grades 7-8 899 1-4 p.m.
Exploring Entomology 5-7 901 1-4 p.m.
  8-11 900 9 a.m.-noon
Your Game 10-15 143 9 a.m.-noon

August 3-6

Class Ages CRN Time
More ESL for Kids 5-7 902 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 903 1-4 p.m.
Calling All Chefs IV 5-7 260 9 a.m.-noon
  8-11 261 1-4 p.m.
Study Smarter 8-11 604 1-4 p.m.
  12-15 603 9 a.m.-noon
On Your Mark, Get Set, Read Grades 1-2 605 9 a.m.-noon
  Grades 3-4 606 1-4 p.m.
Summer Bridge      
Sign Language for Beginners 10+ 916 9 a.m.-noon
So You Want To Be A Teacher 10+ 904 9 a.m.-noon
Paint Like the Artists 10+ 610 1-4 p.m.
Exploring Electricity Grades 3-4 905 9 a.m.-noon
  Grades 5-6 906 1-4 p.m.
Your Game 10-15 140 1-4 p.m.
Mathletes Grades 1-2 613 1-4 p.m.
  Grades 3-4 614 9 a.m.-noon

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Build Your Skills

Calling All Chefs I, II, III & IV
Have safe, creative fun with cooking.

Karate for Kids I & II
Improve physical coordination and dexterity through the study of martial arts.

The Book Club
Explore literature through fun activities based on pre-selected books.

Super Sitters
Be a responsible babysitter. Learn first aid, care and feeding, how to prevent accidents and handle emergencies, and earn your CPR Certification.

Nifty Nutrition for Teens
Learn how good nutrition can be "cool," fun and delicious. Plan, prepare and enjoy recipes that promote health and taste fantastic.

The Writer's Workshop
Pinpoint your writing strengths and identify areas for improvement Develop skills in the areas of ideas and content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. Tackle future writing assignments with confidence and success.

Spanish I & II
Have fun learning about Spanish customs and the language through games, songs, stories and other interactive activities.

Calling All Actors
Develop your interest and talents as we work on improv, pantomime, dialogues, characterizations and displaying emotions.

Look What You Can Do With a Mason Jar
Want to create some great decorations and storage for your room? Join us as we turn simple Mason Jars into something spectacular.

French I
Have fun learning about French customs and the language through games, songs, stories and interactive activities.

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Go Fly a Kite
Discover the history of kites and learn to create and fly a variety of kites.

Speaking Confidently
Learn to develop communication skills and grow your level of personal self-confidence as you organize, prepare and experience a variety of public speaking opportunities.

Chocolate Lovers
Learn basic kitchen techniques while preparing chocolate oriented treats. YUM!

ESL for Kids & More ESL for Kids
Is English your second language? Enjoy fun-filled days learning about the history, culture and food of our community, while you sharpen your English skills.

Summer Bridge
Build a smooth transition from one grade to the next. Reading, writing, math and language skills will be reviewed. Build confidence and self-esteem with activities that prepare students for the grade they enter this fall.

Study Smarter
Learn to improve your concentration, memorize and relax. Discover how note and test taking skills can help you enjoy studying, resulting in more confidence and better grades.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read
Improve and enhance reading, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. Learn to love reading!

Sign Language for Beginners
Join us as we let our fingers do the talking! Learn the fundamentals of communicating with the hearing-impaired, while you master the alphabet based on American Sign Language.

Career Exploration

So You Want to be a Nurse
Discover what it takes to become a nurse. Visit the SymLab at the College to understand firsthand what it’s like to be a nurse.

So You Want to be a Lawyer
Learn what it takes to become a Lawyer. Participate in a make-believe trial and see what it takes to convince a judge and jury.

So You Want to be a Police Officer
Learn about the knowledge, skills and abilities required to become a Police Officer, and how the police enforce laws, regulate traffic, prevent crime, and make arrests.

Integrated Art Workshop
Join us as we “weave” math, science and art together into personal masterpieces!

So You Want to Work in Manufacturing
Learn about the various jobs available in the world of manufacturing! Explore a variety of different skills required and.experience the manufacturing process firsthand.

So You Want to be a Teacher
Identify the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to become a teacher. Learn to prepare a lesson plan, practice teaching a class, grade papers, and much more.

So You Want to be an Interior Designer
Are you thinking about becoming an Interior Designer? Learn what it takes to become a designer, and experience what it’s like to plan and put together a Presentation Board.

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Creative Adventures

Comic Strips
Create your own comic strips, and develop characters and lettering skills. Bring an 11 x 14 sketchbook.

Paint With a Twist
Join us as we paint, create, snack and listen to music!

Learn the techniques of taking great pictures. Bring to class any type of camera you have.

Great Little Puppet Workshop
Create characters for a story, and then make finger and hand puppets and marionettes to go with your very own “theater.”

Suitcase Art
Join us for a “traveling” art class! Our beautiful campus will provide the landscape for exploration. Nature will provide the materials for drawing, painting and printmaking.

Books on Stage
Transform a children’s classic into a play, acted out by you! Work on scenery, costumes and acting techniques.

Art Expose
Using tempera, acrylics and watercolor, create landscapes, still lifes and more.

The Best of Storytelling
Create and illustrate a story using characters and story lines from your own imagination.

Paint Like the Artists
Discover the versatility, beauty, new techniques, and the fun of painting in acrylics and watercolors and more, while exploring methods used by famous artists.

Interior Decorating for Teens
Explore the world of interior decorating and develop a plan to make your room outstanding!

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STEM Explorations

Exploring Earth’s Environments
Learn about rivers, lakes, ponds, and saltwater marshes; valleys, praries, and deserts; mountains and oceans; and polar lands.

Web Design
Design your own Web page, including text, pictures, graphics, sound and links. Prior internet experience required.

Engineering with LEGO
Learn the basics of stable structures, mechanisms, and simple machines using real life examples.

Money Smarts
Learn the basics of saving, investing, donating, and spending money.

LEGO Machines and Mechanisms
Explore and build machines and mechanisms, investigate motorized machines, calibrate and capture wind, and study gearing mechanisms.

Mathematical Mysteries
Solve mazes, create your own puzzles, and enjoy the challenges of creating and breaking codes.

Photoshop for Teens
Bring your color or black and white photos to life! Learn how to scan original prints, download files from a digital camera or CD, and optimize files to ready them for photo-quality printing or web use. Join us in a computer lab to practice everything you are learning.

Meet Your Internal Organs
Your body is a marvelous machine! Discover what’s inside and how everything works.

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Fun With Math
Review, practice and hands-on learning to sharpen you math skills.

Making Energy Work for You
Discover the many forms of energy and how energy is used to accomplish work. Learn how machines transfer and transform energy to make work easier and more efficient!

Exploring Entomology
Explore all sorts of the creepy crawlers we call insects!

Exploring Electricity
Electricity is an integral part of our world! Learn basic electrical concepts while removing the mystery and alleviating the fear that sometime surrounds this important part of our world.

Sharpen your math skills, expand your mind, and get to first place.

Extreme Animal Makeovers
Discover what metamorphosis is all about as you examine various forms of life.

Your Game
Learn the essentials of computer game design, then create your own game to play.

Let’s Build
Construct exciting engineering projects with everyday objects.