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Summer Programs

Camp HRS 2018
July 2-27, 2018
(No Camp July 4)

Join us for a summer filled with fun and learning!

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Camp HRS 2018 Schedule

Dates: Weekly, July 2-27, 2018
Times: Morning (9 AM - 12 PM) & Afternoon (1 PM - 4 PM)

Enrichment Camps

Dates: Weekly, July 2-27, 2018
Times: Morning (9 AM - 12 PM) & Afternoon (1 PM - 4 PM)

Art-Rageous Mixed Media Mash-Up

Join us in an artistic adventure creating 2-D and 3-D art forms exploring metal work, sculpture, fiber art, printmaking and painting!

B-Boying & B-Girling

Learn the skills to become a breaker or improve the skills you already have. Develop your own style and attitude as you learn this popular street dance originating in New York City in the 1970s. Practice toprock, downrock, and freezes. This energetic art form allows you to have fun as you focus your energy and have a great workout!

Coding

Join us in the HRS Innovation Lab to code animation, applications, and games. We will use Code studio and MIT Scratch and Blender, supported by a variety of graphics, video, and audio software, to create stand-alone software creations that really pop!

Note: This camp is for children 3rd grade and up

Creative Writing

In this Creative Writing camp, you will write and share ideas with the focus on enjoying the process. We will capture your thoughts and create stories, poems, and essays. You will start new pieces and polish what you have written. The focus of this camp is to have fun as we wrote, create, and share our ideas in different formats.

Drama

Have fun as you develop drama skills through games! Come prepared to fully engage with your mind, voice, and body. We will practice and hone our skills of vocal expression, imagination, and collaboration in this exciting camp.

Note: This camp is for children 4rd grade and up

LEGO Robotics

Design, assemble, and program your own robots using LEGO Mindstorms®. You will build exciting robots on your first day, test them, and improve on the original design. Imagine it, build it, and watch it go! What better way to get engaged in a STEM field?

Note: This camp is for children 3rd grade and up

Mad Science

The world is a fascinating place – engage with it in this camp! You’ve no doubt observed the fascinating forces that shape the world, why not test them out? This week of science will encourage you to explore, predict, and test out ideas through hands-on science activities and experiments.

Printmaking

In this fun and exciting camp, students will explore the art of printmaking through monotype, block printing, and screen printing. Students will have the opportunity to design and produce their own creations, learning the discipline of the creative process.

Sculpture

In this camp, young artists are able to explore their creativity through sculpture. Using a variety of materials such as paper mache, wire, and string, students will explore different building techniques to experience the energy of their sculpture. Students will gain an appreciation of space and balance while experimenting with various tools and materials.

Sports, Sports, Sports

Can’t choose your favorite sport to play this summer? You don’t have to! We’ll be emphasizing fun and good sportsmanship as we play football, soccer, basketball, and other games. You’ll gain a wide range of athletic skills in this class and enjoy the sunshine!

Stop Action Video

Lights, camera, action! Stop action, that is. Bring your ideas and imagination to use digital cameras and computers to create your very own stop action videos. Learn how to add audio, titles, and transitions. Explore adding special effects to top off your creative endeavor.

Note: This camp is for children 3rd grade and up

Tae Kwon Do

Enjoy great exercise and learn the elements of Tae Kwon Do through the philosophy of positive reinforcement! This program builds confidence, promotes the desire to learn, improves motivation, teaches concentration and self-discipline, and instill self-respect and respect for others. This is the perfect physical activity for all students.

World Exploration

Take an exciting journey to new lands as we experience cultures from around the world through games, sports, arts, and food. Explore what life might be like to grow up somewhere else and make meaningful cultural connections.

Slingerland Program

Dates: July 2-27, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

We believe that all students are happiest when they feel successful. Students enjoy the Slingerland® program because they understand the instruction and gain confidence in their ability to learn. We regularly see the pride in their successes.

During the 3.5-week class, students learn and practice oral language skills, penmanship, sound-symbol correspondence, spelling, written expression, decoding, and reading comprehension strategies.

What students benefit from the Summer Slingerland® Program?

  • Students possessing average to superior intelligence, but are not achieving in the language skills such as reading, spelling, penmanship, oral and/or written expression.
  • Children with language-based learning differences
  • Students who have a pattern of language difficulties in their family
  • Children showing weakness in the auditory and/or visual modalities, which interfere with understanding and using language.
  • Students with kinesthetic motor modality weakness that interferes with recall of the sequence of movement involved in spoken language or in letter formation for penmanship.

Math Camps

Dates: Weekly, July 7-27, 2018
Times: Morning (9 AM - 12 PM) & Afternoon (1 PM - 4 PM)

Students build on their understanding of core math skills and concepts through exploration, games, and expert instruction. These workshops provide an opportunity to review and practice basic skills and solidify understanding.

Math Camps are designed for students who may need extra support or who are not achieving at expected levels in math.


Available Math Camps

Addition and Subtraction

Recommended grades 1-3

Your child will build on their understanding of the base ten number system, place value, and what it means to add and subtract. Students will experiment with measuring length using various objects.

This workshop will help students develop their understanding that mathematics involves solving problems and talking about what they did to solve those problems.

Multiplication & Division

Recommended grades 3-5

Your child will build on their understanding of the meaning of multiplication and division. Students will practice their multiplication and division facts and explore various strategies used for both. Students will solve problems and build their math vocabulary.

Decimals & Fractions

Recommended grades 4-6

Your child will build on their understanding of decimals and fractions and how they are used. Students will deepen their understanding by comparing and ordering fractions and representing them in various ways. With a solid understanding of fractions as numbers, students will have a foundation to be successful with the challenging skills of learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions.

Extended Care

Dates: By week, July 2-27, 2018
Times: Morning (8 -9 AM) & Afternoon (4-6 PM)

Camp HRS provides optional wrap-around care during our summer program. Before Care opens at 8:00 AM and After Care runs until 6:00 p.m. Before and/or After Care is offered on a weekly basis to best fit the schedules of families during the summer program.

Registration is required. We are unable to provide drop-in care.