AM ClassesKindergarten, Here We Come!: Let’s get ready for Kindergarten! Taught by current Bush Kindergarten teacher, Claire Wilson: This is a readiness review for incoming Kindergarten students to prepare socially and academically for the upcoming school year. Practice being an involved member of the group, learning new games, and forming friendships! Students will participate in story time, explore number sense, and review early literacy skills through music, movement, and multi-sensory learning experiences each morning.
Acting: Aesops Non-Stop Fables, musical. A musical anthology of several of Aesop’s most popular and familiar fables. With catchy songs and whimsical creatures, it brings to life these ancient stories. Clever mice, sinister wolves, a Greek chorus of sheep, a bored shepherd, an egotistical lion, and other characters both entertain and teach us life’s lessons of friendship, trust, cooperation, and kindness.
Maker Space: Michael Adams is a veteran teacher, a published game designer, and an avid engineer. In the Maker Space we will all be independent inventors, designers and tinkerers. We will experiment with a number of different materials including clay, wood, yarn and glue. Lots of glue. Each day we will focus on a different medium and project and will hold our very own Maker Fair at the end of the week to show off our creations. Have fun with your hands!
STEM Challenge w/ LEGO: Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projectssuch as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.
Karate: Join Karate-X this summer for one exciting and challenging week of sweat, discipline, determination, and fun! Students will learn and practice Karate skills with punching bags, breaking boards, blocking drills, kicking targets and more.Each day will include cardio, strength and agility training to keep bodies primed for mobility, action, and good health. Our professional instructors know how to challenge and motivate kids while building self-confidence and discipline.For beginners who have never tried Karate, to athletes of any sport, Karate-X Summer Camp will challenge and grow bodies and minds. Train with Karate-X and have awesome fun!
PM ClassesJedi Engineering w/ LEGO: Jedi Engineering using LEGO®. Young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designingand refining LEGO® X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far- flung edges of the galaxy. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets.
Smart with Art—Aloha Art: Jump onboard and sail away with us on an ART ADVENTURE to a sandy beach with swaying palm trees. We will spend the week learning about the tropics while creating fun projects that involve the sea, sun and surfing. We will even learn about the state flower of Hawaii and Tiki masks as we relax and create beautiful projects inspired by the Aloha State
The Chill Zone: Have you been over-programed all summer? Too much structure? Parents need an affordable alternative? Come to the Chill Zone. This is where you do what you want when you want. You provide the child, we provide the fun! We have lots of cool things to play and create with.
Art of the Book: In the Art of the Book, every student will compose, edit, illustrate and publish their very own picture book. We will share and explore our favorite stories and books, then find a narrative from our own lives to turn into a treasure.
Clay Sculpture:Learn to sculpt and paint beautifully detailed people and animals with Sculpey clay. Using armatures, fine tools, clay and mixed media, each student will create an original furnished scene on his or her theme of choice, and desktop characters to treasure for years to come! With teaching artist Ann Fasano.