Summer Programs Week 2: June 11-15

Eric Carle Crew
Debra Cohn
Grades JK-K
9:00-noon
$165

Come join a very hungry caterpillar, a brown bear, a very quiet cricket, a seahorse and ten rubber duckies! All of Eric Carle’s beloved characters will be front and center in this week full of wonderful stories and imaginative art based on the acclaimed author’s works. Join 1st grade teacher Debra Cohn as we celebrate our favorite Eric Carle stories. Maybe someone can actually cheer up that old grouchy ladybug!

 

Mo Willems Fan Club
Jessie Holtzman-Rich
Grades 1-3
9:00-noon
$165

“Aggle flabble kabble . . . snurp?” If you recognize this quote, then you are probably a fan of (or at least familiar with) the one and only Mo Willems, award-winning author of Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, Don’t Let the Pigeon Ride the Bus, and the Elephant and Piggie book series. During this week, campers will learn about the life of Mo; read, enjoy, and act out his humorous books; learn how to draw some of Mo’s well-known characters, and try their hand at writing and illustrating their own Mo Willems-esque books.

 

Food is Elementary
Rachael Reigelman
Grades 3-7
9:00-noon
$165

Food is Elementary is an award-winning curriculum that has been used in over 3,000 schools in 33 states and several countries abroad reaching kids, parents, teachers and the larger community. FIE programs integrate academics with education using food as a vehicle to explore literature, culture, gardening, art, cooking and science. Collegiate Chef Rachael Reigelman, using Collegiate’s new state of the art kitchen, will integrate academic disciplines with food, nutrition, culture, geography, and the arts. The curriculum is a research-based program modeled after the award-winning Trumansburg, New York study “Food Education in the Elementary Classroom,” the doctoral thesis of Dr. Antonia Demas.

 

Getting Crafty with the Holidays
Elizabeth Cantrell
Grades 4-6
9:00-noon
$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 handcraft 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!

 

Photography
Angela Shoemaker
Grades 9-12
9:00-noon
*3 Week Class: June 11 – 29 for .5 credit hours
$950

In this introductory course, students will gain practical skills with regards to photographic composition and be introduced to a brief history of photography. Students will learn to use a digital single-lens reflex camera and gain a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. This course involves shooting exercises to encourage proficiency in photographic techniques and includes constructing a camera obscura, creating images with a scanner and making prints using a photo printer. The course requires that students supply themselves with an SD memory card. The cost of all other supplies, including the use of a DSLR camera, is included in the tuition. Students will earn 0.5 Louisville Collegiate School credits for their successful completion of this course.

 

Ohio River Front Explorers
Melissa Martin, Kenny Karem
Grades 3-7
*9:00-3:30
$330

Come join two experienced and enthusiastic guides as they explore numerous historical, cultural, and nature facets of the Ohio River Waterfront. Utilizing experiential, hands-on learning, Melissa Martin, Lower School Science teacher and historian Kenny Karem will guide our explorers to amazing discoveries at largest exposed fossil beds of the Devonian period along with numerous natural habitats at the Falls of the Ohio State Park. These guides will also offer a varied adventure list with such destinations as George Rogers Clark Cabin, Shippingport Island, Schempf’s Candy Store and Museum, the Portland Canal & Locks, Main Street Preservation District, Waterfront Park, the new Big 4 Pedestrian Bridge, and Cherokee Park. Be ready for all kinds of fun activities and surprises along the way. Parents are welcome to meet us at any of our stops. Bring a sense of adventure to explore creeks, marshes, waterfalls, sandy beaches, river banks, water spray fountain (all = wet feet for sure!). Sign up soon! This program always fills to capacity!

 

Recycled Art
Heidi Blackburn
12:30-3:30
Grades JK-1
$165

Let’s get crafty! Ever wonder how a tennis ball can become a shimmery summer night light? Or how a collection of milk jug caps turns into a colorful mural? Everyday objects can have a new and amazing artistic life with the guidance of Heidi Blackburn, teacher and artist extraordinaire!

 

Food is Elementary
Rachael Reigelman
Grades K-2
12:30-3:30
$165

Food is Elementary is an award-winning curriculum that has been used in over 3,000 schools in 33 states and several countries abroad reaching kids, parents, teachers and the larger community. FIE programs integrate academics with education using food as a vehicle to explore literature, culture, gardening, art, cooking, and science. Collegiate Chef Rachael Reigelman, using Collegiate’s new state of the art kitchen, will integrate academic disciplines with food, nutrition, culture, geography, and the arts. The curriculum is a research-based program modeled after the award-winning Trumansburg, New York study “Food Education in the Elementary Classroom,” the doctoral thesis of Dr. Antonia Demas.

 

Introduction to Needlepoint
Sarah Allen
Grades 2-5
12:30-3:30
$165

Mrs. Allen will keep you in stitches as she introduces you to plastic canvas needlepoint. We will start with a beginner project and learn how to follow a simple pattern. As soon as the beginner project is complete the campers will get to choose a holiday craft to stitch and take home. Needlepoint is wonderful for fine motor skills as well as mindfulness. Relax and stitch away!

 

Spherical Fun
Lori Hendrix
Grades 3-5
12:30-3:30
$165

By popular demand! Big kids specifically requested this camp after seeing all of the fun last summer! Come explore various spheres and ellipses and balls. Through a variety of science and art activities, we will bounce around with all sorts of balls, discover what is inside, and create our own spheres. Of course, there will be silly stories and fun friends. Come have a bubbly good time with Mrs. Hendrix.

 

Who Done It? Murder Mystery Camp
Elizabeth Cantrell
Grades 5-8
12:30-3:30
$165

You’re invited to a murder mystery party! Each guest (camper) will receive a detailed character description along with some important background information. Guests will mingle until a murder occurs! Then, as guests get more information about the crime, backstory and objectives, they will continue sleuthing as the party progresses. Finally, guests will review the evidence and guess the murderer. We will also talk about tips for writing good detective stories, and campers will have the opportunity to write their own murder mystery for others to solve! We will end our week with a popcorn viewing of a mystery film.

 

Natural Inks
Carol Brown-Adwell
Grades 9-12
12:30-3:30
$165

Students will study and demonstrate how plants and natural materials can be used to make drawing inks. They will explore a variety of natural materials and experiment with various plants to develop a wide variety of colors. Those inks will then be used to create original works of art on wood. Carol Brown Adwell teaches Upper School Art at Louisville Collegiate School. She taught art to high school and middle school students in Oldham County for 25 years. Prior to teaching, she worked as a graphic artist.