Summer Programs Week 3: June 15-19

Reading and Drawing

Grades K-2
Lori Hendrix
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Students will read literature, watch videos, and learn to draw a different animal, object, or character each day.

 

Mysteries and Riddles!

Grades 3 and up
Elizabeth Cantrell
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

In this camp, we will read and solve a number of mysteries and riddles! You will also learn about the elements of a mystery story and have the opportunity to write and present your own to the group!

 

Conversational French 2: Intermediate

Grades 8 and up (students must have completed French B or C or French II or above)
Jennifer Hoban
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Students will practice conversational French via video with Madame Hoban. Each day students will receive a personalized video via a phone app called Marco Polo. Students will respond and Madame Hoban will be able to chat back and forth in French.

 

Fairy Tales

Grades 3-5
Tori Sachtleben
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

During the Zoom hour, we will read a couple different versions of a fairy tale and discuss similar stories from around the globe as well as popular culture references. We will also create our own fairy tale as a group and participate in household object STEM activities linked to the day’s tale. Reading lists, video links, and other resources will be included.

Basic craft supplies will be needed (i.e. paper, scissors, markers or crayons, tape or glue).

 

Digital Art: The Inkscape Beginning

Grades 5 and up
Rich Mills
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

This camp is for students who would like to start making art on their computer or who have used other programs and would like to learn a new one. This is an introduction to Inkscape, a powerful and free vector graphics editor that you can use to create many styles of art. Participants will need a computer with a mouse to get started. Inkscape should be installed on your computer. Inkscape is a free, open-source program that works on Mac, Windows, and Linux.

Examples of art created on Inkscape: