Summer Camps 2018
June 18-22, July 9-13
Arlychoke Kids Cooking Camp
Minimum of 12 students. Ages 5-10+. (9AM-1:30PM)
Kids go on a round the world exploration, each day focusing on a different country, its culture and cuisine. Each day we will learn a bit about our culinary destination of the day, have a creative art activity, learn some fun facts as well as cooking and sharing a meal. Kids explore and try new and different foods, get hands on cooking experience, learn new techniques and flex cooperation and leadership skills. At the end of the week, they will have decorated and assembled a recipe book of all the foods they made.
Minimum 4 students. Ages 11-15. (9AM-12PM)
Students will experience enjoyable math activities that introduce high interest topics that will probably not be covered in their usual math classes. These topics include unusual applications of algebra, geometry, and discrete mathematics to puzzles, games, and activities such as making a bead necklace with a challenging arrangement. The teacher is a speaker at math circles and conferences and a veteran public and private school teacher.
Maximum of 6 students. Grades 3-5. (10AM-12PM)
This camp will read a novel and learn how to know what author is doing and how to choose window quotes to support student ideas. Decoding an author’s message is key to understanding.Boost reading comprehension and literature skills.
Shakespeare for Kids
Maximum 5 actors and 5 technicians. Ages 9-14. (9AM-3PM)
Students will perform scenes from an adapted play by Shakespeare. Class will learn how to approach and perform Shakespeare, and acting for the camera. Student actors will perform in front of camera and will receive an edited version on DVD. Those students who are not interested in being in front of the camera will learn film direction, videography, sound, and editing. Costumes and props will be provided.
July 16-20, July 23-27
Minimum 5 students. Ages 10-15. (9AM-2PM, bring lunch)
Students will learn the the basics of coding while being guided through building and programming a LEGO® Mindstorms robot with their team. If your child wishes to bring their robot home after the camp, cost will be an additional $350 to cover the cost of an additional robot.
Maximum of 10 students. Grades 6-8. (1PM-3PM)
Writing an organization paragraph every time is a skill which helps a student to overcome writer’s block and get his or her thoughts on paper. Learn the format of paragraph writing for literature and informational texts. Boost reading and writing skills.