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Bridge to Calculus
Instructor: Larry Swanson
Open to students who have June 22 - July 9 (Monday - Thursday)
completed Algebra II 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Online Registration Cost: $202.50
Students will revisit the pre-calculus topics of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. In addition, analytic trigonometry including proofs and the unit circle will be stressed. The goal of the class is to help students feel ready to jump right into AP Calculus AB in September.
Summer Bridge to High School
Instructor: Christy Robinson
By recommendation only, June 22 - July 9 (Monday - Thursday)
incoming 9th graders 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Online Registration Cost: $135
This course is designed to provide foundational literacy skills needed for a successful transition to high school. Using a summer reading selection as the core text, students will practice and refine both reading and writing skills. In reading, special emphasis will be placed on annotating texts, summarizing main ideas and using evidence to support ideas about the text. In writing, special emphasis will be placed on sentence and paragraph development.
College Kick Start
Instructor: Tyrone Stammers
Open to incoming 11th - 12th graders June 22 - 25, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Online Registration Cost: $99
This is an opportunity to begin the college search process. This four day class will be comprised of classroom time and college campus tours. The goal of the course is to help students identify and clarify future coursework and possible colleges through self-assessments and class work. Students will take the next step in exploring colleges using various online tools to match their choice of majors and priorities to colleges that offer those majors and interests. In addition, the course prepares students on letters of recommendation, the application process and the scholarship search.
Red Cross: When I'm in Charge
Instructor: Mike Devenney
Open to students ages 7 - 11 July 8, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Online Registration Cost: $25.20
This program gives youth increased confidence and the ability to feel safe and in control when home alone by teaching them to act safely, think responsibly, and be independent decision makers. Topics include answering the door/telephone, internet/gun safety and who/when to call in an emergency. Each student receives a workbook, emergency information sheet, house rules form and “How to call 911" card. Older students are encouraged to enroll in the Babysitter's Training course.
Red Cross: Babysitter's Training
Instructor: Mike Devenney
Open to students ages 11 - 15 July 9-10, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Online Registration Cost: $72
This class is designed to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe to help children behave and learn about basic child care and first aid.
Instructor: Kyle Voge and Kate Nichols
Open to incoming 9th graders
through Class of 2015
Online Registration Cost: $180
In this week long introductory programming course, students will learn Python, a powerful and versatile programming language in use at colleges and companies around the world. In addition to becoming fluent in the fundamental building blocks of programming we will explore many applications of code, including creating our own graphics and interactive games. No experience necessary!
Instructor Jim Juliano
Open to entering 9th - 12th graders June 22 - 25
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Online Registration Cost: $90
The camp will cover basic principles of photography such as composition, exposure, lighting, and basic camera functions. Daily themes to include topics such as window lighting for portraits, macro photography, stop action/blurring with purpose, landscapes, cityscapes, still lifes. The course will also touch upon cell phone photography if that aligns with student interest. Students enrolled in this course must bring a camera that can operate in MANUAL mode (not necessarily a digital 35 mm). In addition, cell phones encouraged but not required.
Instructor: Mike Ferry '97
Open to entering 9th -12th graders
June 22-July 2, (Monday - Thursday), 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Online Registration Cost: $157.50
Aspiring filmmakers! Here's your chance to try your hand at being a screenwriter, director, cinematographer, gaffer, sound technician, editor, set designer, hair and makeup artist, or actor or actress. Students will have a hands-on opportunity to create their own film while learning about pre-production, production, and post production. The class will form a collaborative team to create a final video. No equipment necessary but an iPad is recommended.
In addition, students will gain an understanding of film theory by studying some of the most influential filmmakers working today. See how film has become a communication tool, popular art form, and a medium of personal expression.
Art: Value and Texture in Pencil, Print and Paint
Instructor: Marj Seifert
Open to incoming 6th - 9th graders
June 22 - 25, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Online Registration Cost: $90
Artists in this session will experiment with different media in short mini lessons that introduce a variety of basic techniques inspired by famous artists. Students will be challenged to move beyond the basics to create their own masterpieces, combining different media in a single art piece.