Summer Programs Week 1: June 3-7

Secret Agents
Collyn Justus
Grades JK-K
9:00-noon
$165

Are you the next great secret agent?  Agent J (Ms. Justus) hopes you choose to accept this mission and join her and your fellow Secret Agents in-training as you earn your Double-0 status. As a Secret Agent, you will craft your own Secret Agent identity and disguise, complete with utility belt, especially made to hold ingenious spy gadgets that you design. You’ll learn to write and decode top secret messages, analyze fingerprints, dodge lasers, search for hidden clues, and create and test your own egg-scape plan! At the end of the week you will complete your own secret spy mission to test your new skills.

 

Space Explorers
Betsy Stern
Grades K-2
9:00-noon
$165

Get ready to blast off! After learning about what propels rockets into space, students make and launch many types of rockets including air, straw, and chemical. Like a real astronaut, we will plan a mission to Mars by deciding what to take and finding a way to power the station. As we check in on the Mars rover Curiosity and spacecraft Juno, Cassini, and New Horizons, we’ll find out about the newest discoveries in space. If you are ready to travel the solar system and beyond, come join Collegiate science teacher Betsy Stern for a week of imagination, discovery, and fun.

 

Titan/Amazon Soccer
Coach Chad Wozniak
Grades 2-8
9:00-noon
$165

Join Collegiate Varsity Soccer Coach Chad Wozniak, recipient of the 2016 Regional Coach of the Year Award, and some of his nationally ranked soccer players in a week of fun-filled soccer games and skill development.  Coach and his players will focus on fun competitions and scrimmages for soccer players of all levels.  This camp takes place on the Campus Field at LCS.

 

Yoga Mindfulness
Selene Weightman
Grades 3-6
9:00-noon
$165

Namaste: The light in me sees the light in you. Come start your yoga journey with Mrs. Weightman, a certified yoga instructor and middle school science teacher. Yoga teaches self-acceptance, flexibility, encourages healthy habits, and positive mental health.  Come learn about the benefits of yoga for body while incorporating mindfulness practices.

 

Minecraft: Individual Challenge
Bill Flinn
Grades 3-7
9:00-noon
$165

Think you’re the best Minecraft player around? Come and show off your skills at our Minecraft Individual Challenges camp.Whether through timed, individual, or team competitions, each day campers will be given a variety of challenges to accomplish. You could be asked to build the best shelter, find the most of an element, or collect the most bones. Sign up and prove that you are the best Minecraft player in Louisville!

 

Game Theory
Rich Mills
Grades 4-6
9:00-noon
$165

Students will learn about game theory and other mathematics related to games, all while playing games. They will learn about game theory concepts such as cooperative games, non-cooperative games, zero sum games, non zero sum games, perfect information and imperfect information. Some games will also lead to in depth probability analysis. Students will be able to bring home a few of the games to try on unsuspecting family members. Many games will involve the consumption of fun food. 🙂

 

Mountain Biking in Cherokee Park
Jon Coole
Grades 6-8
9:00-noon
$165

Middle School science teacher, and avid outdoorsman, Jon Coole will lead you on a biking exploration of Cherokee Park trails (or, as some have called it, the Church of Sticks and Stones). After working up a hearty appetite and thirst, mountain bikers will find a few yummy stops on Bardstown Road. Mr. Coole will also lead a mechanical tour of the gears, chains, and other moving parts of your amazing two-wheeled transportation.  Each participant is required to have a bike that can navigate the trails and a helmet to protect them should the adventure take the rider off course.

 

Munsch Bunch
Lori Hendrix
Grades JK-1
12:30-3:30
$165

Clang, clang, rattle-bing-bang! Spend the week with Ms. Hendrix exploring the amazing literature of author and illustrator, Robert Munsch. From Paper Bag Princess to Andrew’s Loose Tooth, we will read, write, play and explore all things Munsch. Ms. Hendrix will keep you laughing all week!

 

Celebremos Espanol
Cecilia Long
Grades K-2
12:30-3:30
$165

Pack your bags for a great vacation! Collegiate teacher Senora Long and her students are off to visit Espana, Mexico, Cuba and Ecuador! Students will explore the language, geography, music, art, games and traditions of these countries. Come and learn the Hispanic culture together and discover how much fun is to learn Espanol!

 

Messy Art
Heidi Blackburn
Grades K-2
12:30-3:30
$165

Everything about this camp is messy, gooey and slimy. Kids will mix paint with spaghetti, get dirty with gooey clay and create explosive art that involves a little science and more. Get ready for a big, messy week full of art activities, games, music and lots of laughs.

 

Amazon Field Hockey
Coach Miranda Curry
Grades 4-8
12:30-3:30
$165

Collegiate’s Amazon field hockey camp is designed for all levels and focuses on skill development and player endurance. After warm ups we will play team building games, and then focus on building field hockey skills. Coach Shetler inspires all athletes in a creative way for every player to enjoy the game!  This camp takes place on the Campus Field at LCS.

 

Coding
Bill Flinn
Grades 4-8
12:30-3:30
$165

Richard Branson, multimillionaire founder of Virgin Group, explained “Whether we’re fighting climate change or going to space, everything is moved forward by computers, and we don’t have enough people who can code. Teaching young people to code early on can help build skills and confidence and energize the classroom with learning-by-doing opportunities.” Collegiate teacher Bill Flinn takes this challenge to heart as he leads students through the thought process of coding, as well as offers many opportunities for students to insert their own creativity and imagination in their coding creations. Focusing on the Java language, students will create fun cards, games, and web page designs, all while strengthening their problem-solving skills and creative thinking.

 

Getting Crafty with the Holidays
Elizabeth Cantrell
Grades 4-6
12:30-3:30
$165

Who says you can’t enjoy Halloween in June? Who doesn’t love hot cocoa, even in summer? Join us for a fun week of crafting, as we create memorable holiday art projects. We will hand craft items celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving, Winter holidays, Valentine’s Day, and Fourth of July.  We will celebrate the specialness of each holiday with traditional snacks and games!

 

Advanced Lego Robotics
Jon Coole
Grades 5-8
12:30-3:30
$165

In this advanced camp, students who already have experience with LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology will take their skills and understanding to the next level. We will build on the skills already developed in many introductory courses. Students will work in pairs to design, build, test and program robots utilizing math and science concepts.  Robotics teaches critical thinking and team-building skills. Join Jon Coole, Middle School Science teacher and Robotics Coach for this advanced class.

 

Summer Reading: Anti-Procrastination Camp
John Beasley
Grades 6-8
12:30-3:30
$165

Don’t find yourself at the end of the summer with your required reading assignments looming! If you join your friends at Mr. Beasley’s Anti-Procrastination Camp, you can check your summer reading off your list!  Read, play games, and talk about books. Mr. Beasley will guide you through your assignments in this relaxed and productive camp.