Summer Programs for Kids & Teens

Summer Programs for Kids and Teens

Enjoy exciting opportunities for exploration and age appropriate learning experiences at the Marple Campus 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.

Cost

Cost Per Class: Sponsoring District $109;
Non-Sponsoring District $139

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

2016 Schedule

June 20-23 | June 27-30 | July 11-14 | | July 18-21 | July 25-28 | August 1-4

Location 

Marple Campus, 901 S. Media Line Rd., Media, PA 19063

June 20-23

Class Ages CRN Time
Calling All Chefs 5-7 112 9 a.m.-noon
Calling All Chefs  8-11 113 1-4 p.m.
Karate for Kids 5-7 846 1-4 p.m.
Karate for Kids  8-11 847 9 a.m.-noon
The Book Club Grades 1-2 629 1-4 p.m.
Super Sitters 10+ 630 1-4 p.m.
So You Want to Work in the Building Trades 10+ 856 9 a.m.-noon
Comic Strips 8-11 109 9 a.m.-noon
Integrated Art Workshop 6-8 631 1-4 p.m.
Under the Sea 5-7 842 9 a.m.-noon
Under the Sea  8-11 843 1-4 p.m.
Web Design 8-11 79 9 a.m.-noon
Web Design  12-15 73 1-4 p.m.
Engineering with LEGO 5-7 151 9 a.m.-noon
Money Smarts 12-15 494 9 a.m.-noon

June 27-30

Class Ages CRN Time
Teen Cuisine 12-15 862 9 a.m.-noon
Writing Success Workshop 10+ 859 9 a.m.-noon
Spanish I 5-7 633 9 a.m.-noon
Spanish I  8-11 634 1-4 p.m.
Calling All Actors 8-11 495 9 a.m.-noon
So You Want To Be A Lawyer 10+ 498 9 a.m.-noon
Paint With a Twist 12-15 635 9 a.m.-noon
Photography 13-15 636 9 a.m.-noon
Photography  10-12 496 1-4 p.m.
Meet Your Internal Organs 5-7 863 9 a.m.-noon
Your Game 10-15 110 9 a.m.-noon
Let's Build 8-11 131 9 a.m.-noon
Let's Build  12-15 132 1-4 p.m.

July 4-8 - No Classes

July 11-14

Class Ages CRN Time
Calling All Chefs II 5-7 144 9 a.m.-noon
Calling All Chefs II  8-11 218 1-4 p.m.
Spanish II 8-11 877 9 a.m.-noon
Spanish II  5-7 638 1-4 p.m.
Computer Keyboarding 10+ 879 9 a.m.-noon
So You Want To Be A Police Officer 10+ 881 9 a.m.-noon
Great Little Puppet Workshop 5-7 499 9 a.m.-noon
Interior Decorating for Teens 12-15 639 9 a.m.-noon
Exploring Earth's Environments 8-11 882 9 a.m.-noon
Your Game 10-15 120 9 a.m.-noon
LEGO Machines and Mechanisms 12-15 512 9 a.m.-noon
LEGO Machines and Mechanisms  8-11 513 1-4 p.m.
Mathematical Mysteries 8-11 501 9 a.m.-noon

July 18-21

Class Ages CRN Time
Calling All Chefs III 8-11 497 1-4 p.m.
French I  8-11 502 9 a.m.-noon
French I 5-7 883 1-4 p.m.
Go Fly A Kite 5-7 653 9 a.m.-noon
Go Fly A Kite  8-11 654 1-4 p.m.
Speaking Confidently 12-14 884 1-4 p.m.
So You Want To Be An Interior Designer 10+ 640 9 a.m.-noon
Suitcase Art 5-7 900 9 a.m.-noon
Suitcase Art  8-11 641 1-4 p.m.
Books on Stage  8-11 503 1-4 p.m.
Extreme Animal Makeovers  8-11 504 9 a.m.-noon
Extreme Animal Makeovers 5-7 642 1-4 p.m.
Photoshop For Teens 12-15 643 9 a.m.-noon
Fun With Math Grades 1-2 885 9 a.m.-noon
Fun With Math  Grades 3-4 886 1-4 p.m.

July 25-28

Class Ages CRN Time
Chocolate Lovers 12-15 143 9 a.m.-noon
Chocolate Lovers  8-11 142 1-4 p.m.
Checkmate 10+ 896 1-4 p.m.
Karate for Kids 5-7 505 9 a.m.-noon
Super Sitters 10+ 506 9 a.m.-noon
Summer Bridge Grade 2 into 3 644 9 a.m.-noon
So You Want to be Nurse 10+ 887 9 a.m.-noon
Art Expose 8-11 507 9 a.m.-noon
Art Expose  12-15 508 1-4 p.m.
The Best of Storytelling 5-7 645 1-4 p.m.
Making Energy Work for You 10-13 901 9 a.m.-noon
Exploring Entomology 8-11 646 9 a.m.-noon
Exploring Entomology  5-7 647 1-4 p.m.
Your Game 10-15 136 9 a.m.-noon

August 1-4

Class Ages CRN Time
Calling All Chefs IV 5-7 230 9 a.m.-noon
Calling All Chefs IV  8-11 669 1-4 p.m.
Study Smarter 12-15 509 9 a.m.-noon
Study Smarter  8-11 510 1-4 p.m.
On Your Mark, Get Set, Read Grades 1-2 889 9 a.m.-noon
On Your Mark, Get Set, Read  Grades 3-4 888 1-4 p.m.
Summer Bridge Grade K into 1 890  9 a.m.-noon 
Summer Bridge Grade 1 into 2 891  1-4 p .m. 
American Sign Language 10+ 897 9 a.m.-noon
So You Want To Be A Teacher 10+ 904 9 a.m.-noon
Paint Like the Artists 10+ 511 1-4 p.m.
Dazzling American Girl Dolls 5-7 892 9 a.m.-noon
Dazzling American Girl Dolls 8-11 893 1-4 p.m.
Exploring Electricity Grades 3-4 648 9 a.m.-noon
Your Game 10-15 133 1-4 p.m.
Geometry All Around 8-11 895 9 a.m.-noon
Geometry All Around  5-7 894 1-4 p.m.

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Building Skills

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

I Ages 5-7 CRN 112 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon
I Ages 8-11 CRN 113 June 20-23 1-4 p.m.
II Ages 5-7 CRN 144 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon
II Ages 8-11 CRN 218 July 11-14 1-4 p.m.
III Ages 8-11 CRN 497 July 18-21 1-4 p.m.
IV Ages 5-7 CRN 230 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon
IV Ages 8-11 CRN 669 August 1-4 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 5-7 CRN 846 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-11 CRN 847 June 20-23 1-4 p.m.
Ages 5-7 CRN 505 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Grades 1-2 CRN 629 June 20-23 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 10+ CRN 630 June 20-23 1-4 p.m.
Ages 10+ CRN 506 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon


Teen Cuisine
Learn basic kitchen techniques while planning, preparing and enjoying recipes that promote health and taste fantastic!

Ages 12-15 CRN 862 June 27-30 9 a.m.-Noon

Writing Success 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.

Ages 10+ CRN 859 June 27-30 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 5-7 CRN 633 June 27-30 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-11 CRN 634 June 27-30 1-4 p.m.
Ages 8-11 CRN 877 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 5-7 CRN 638 July 11-14 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 495 June 27-30 1-4 p.m.

Checkmate
Learn the pieces and moves, or expand your knowledge of the ancient game of chess. Build your skills according to your ability.

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

Ages 5-7 CRN 653 July 18-21 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-11 CRN 654 July 18-21 1-4 p.m.

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.

Ages 12-14 CRN 884 July 18-21 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 12-15 CRN 143 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-11 CRN 142 July 25-28 1-4 p.m.

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.

Grade 2 into 3 CRN 644 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon
Grade K into 1 CRN 890 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon
Grade 1 into 2 CRN 891 August 1-4 1-4 p.m.

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.

Ages 12-15 CRN 509 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-11 CRN 510 August 1-4 1-4 p.m.

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

Grades 1-2 CRN 889 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon
Grades 3-4 CRN 890 August 1-4 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 502 July 18-21 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 5-7 CRN 883 July 18-21 1-4 p.m.

American Sign Language
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.

Ages 10+ CRN 655 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon
Computer Keyboarding
Learn the keyboard, hand coordination and finger placement
Ages 10+ CRN 879 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon

Career Exploration

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.

Ages 10+ CRN 498 June 27-30 9 a.m.-Noon

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.

Ages 10+ CRN 881 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon

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.

Ages 10+ CRN 640 July 18-21 9 a.m.-Noon

So You Want to Work in the Building Trades
Learn about the various jobs available in the world of construction. Explore a variety of different skills required in the building trades.

Ages 10+ CRN 856 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon

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.

Ages 10+ CRN 897 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 10+ CRN 887 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon

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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.

Ages 8-11 CRN 109 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 6-8 CRN 631 June 20-23 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 12-15 CRN 635 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 13-15 CRN 636 June 27-30 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 10-12 CRN 496 June 27-30 1-4 p.m.

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."

Ages 5-7 CRN 499 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon

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.

Ages 5-7 CRN 886 July 18-21 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-11 CRN 887 July 18-21 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 503 July 18-21 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 507 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 12-15 CRN 508 July 25-28 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 5-7 CRN 645 July 25-28 1-4 p.m.

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.

Ages 10+ CRN 511 August 1-4 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 12-15 CRN 639 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon

Dazzling American Girl Dolls
Learn about American history while sharing American Girl Dolls’ own stories.  Includes a tea party and fashion show! Bring you American Girl Dolls and books.

Ages 8-11 CRN 895 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 5-7 CRN 894 August 1-4 1-4 p.m.

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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.

Ages 8-11 CRN 882 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 79 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 12-15 CRN 73 June 20-23 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 5-7 CRN 151 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 12-15 CRN 494 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 12-15 CRN 512 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-11 CRN 513 July 11-14 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 501 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon

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.

Ages 12-15 CRN 643 July 18-21 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 5-7 CRN 863 June 27-30 9 a.m.-Noon

Under the Sea
Explore the wonders of the ocean, including plants and animal life. Learn how to protect our oceans, rivers and streams.

Ages 5-7 CRN 842 June 20-23 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-11 CRN 843 June 20-23 1-4 p.m.

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

Grades 1-2 CRN 885 July 18-21 9 a.m.-Noon
Grades 3-4 CRN 886 July 18-21 1-4 p.m.

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!

Ages 10-13 CRN 901 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 646 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 5-7 CRN 647 July 25-28 1-4 p.m.

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.

Grades 3-4 CRN 648 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon

Geometry All Around
Geometry is all around us. Join us as we investigate the shapes in our everyday world. You’ll be surprised what you find and where you find it.

Ages 8-11 CRN 895 August 1-4 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 5-7 CRN 894 August 1-4 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 504 July 18-21 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 5-7 CRN 642 July 18-21 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 10-15 CRN 110 June 27-30 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 10-15 CRN 120 July 11-14 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 10-15 CRN 136 July 25-28 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 10-15 CRN 133 August 1-4 1-4 p.m.

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

Ages 8-11 CRN 131 June 27-30 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 12-15 CRN 132 June 27-30 1-4 p.m.