Summer Programs Academic Gear Up: June 26-30

academic gear up: June 26-30

 

 

Camp JK

Junior Kindergarten
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Keisha Martindale
*max. 20 students
$185

 

Get your first taste of Junior Kindergarten before the first day of school! Camp JK is designed to mimic a modified school day. There will be center time, snack time, playground time, and different daily activities! A surprise theme day each week will truly delight your campers. Oh-and bring a change of clothes and a towel on Fridays for WATER PLAY!

 

 

Kindergarten Bridge

Kindergarten
Lori Trexler
8:30-11:30 a.m.
*max. 12 students
$185

 

This program is designed for campers entering Collegiate’s Kindergarten to introduce them to each other, the teachers, and the campus before the start of school. Each day our Kindergarten teachers will feature a different on-campus “field trip,” which allows the new students to become more familiar with Collegiate’s layout and get a glimpse into the daily schedule. Students have the opportunity to practice age-appropriate reading, math, and fine motor skills, through a variety of educational activities and games. Our goal is to provide campers an opportunity to have a smooth transition and feel more at ease when the school year begins.

 

 

1st Grade Bridge

Grade 1
Kristy Lawrence
8:30-11:30 a.m.
*max. 16 students
$185

 

This week-long program is intended for rising first-grade students at Collegiate. The transition from kindergarten to first grade is a big and exciting jump up the academic ladder. Students will have the week to become familiar with first-grade daily routines while interacting with fellow classmates and teachers. Our focus will be literacy strategies: reading comprehension, accuracy, fluency and writing. We look forward to getting to know our new Fantastic First Graders!

 

 

2nd Grade at a Glance

Grade 2
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Gabby Garofalo
*max. 16 students
$185

In Second Grade at a Glance, rising second-grade students will get in gear for the coming school year. Students will have opportunities to freshen up their literacy and math skills through participation in engaging learning centers and interactive reading, writing, and math activities. This camp is designed to give students a glimpse into the second-grade routines and will help ensure they are ready to roll in the new school year. Our adventures throughout this week will also take us to various locations on Collegiate’s campus, allowing new students to feel more comfortable in their new school home.

 

 

3rd Grade at a Glance

Grade 3
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Debra Cohn
*max. 16 students
$185

 

In Third Grade at a Glance, rising third graders will get in gear for the coming school year. Students will have opportunities to freshen up their literacy and math skills through group challenges, games, and problem-solving activities. Our adventures throughout this week will also take us to various locations on Collegiate’s campus, allowing new students to feel more comfortable in their new school home. Ms. Cohn, third-grade teacher at Louisville Collegiate School, is excited to help rising third graders make a smooth transition to third grade.

 

 

4th Grade at a Glance

Grade 4
Jill Beasley
8:30-11:30 a.m.
*max. 16 students
$185

 

Fourth-grade teacher Jill Beasley will work with rising fourth graders to build and reinforce skills and concepts from third grade. In math, students will spend time on the four basic mathematical operations–addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. With respect to literacy, Ms. Beasley will work with students to build comprehension, read with understanding and fluency, make inferences using the clues in the text, and identify the relationships between a text’s main idea and its supporting details. Students will also work on composing effective, unified paragraphs, specifically writing with topic sentences, well-chosen supporting details, and closing sentences.

 

 

Boys Basketball Skills

Grades 5-8
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Joey Chatham
*max. 20 students
$185

 

The Titan Basketball Skills Camp is designed for players who want to improve their game and have fun playing basketball. Come ready to focus, learn and get better! Our camp is aimed at developing and improving your fundamentals and all-around basketball skills.

 

 

Upper School Writing Bootcamp

Grade 9-12
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Abigail O’Brien
*max. 12 students
$185

 

Start the 2023-2024 year off on the right foot with an intensive led by the Upper School English department! Brush up on grammar, writing, and reading, plus learn Collegiate-specific tools and tactics for success. This camp will cover annotation, basic literary analysis, sentence diagramming, and argumentative writing. Anyone who would like to hone and refine their English/Language Arts skills over the summer is welcome!

 


 

Phonics Fun

Kindergarten
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Lori Trexler
*max. 8 students
$185

 

We will play with language, read books, and actively practice phonemic awareness and phonics, preparing for beginning to read. This is an ideal camp for entering kindergartners.

 

 

Camp Collegiate

Grades K-4
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Kristy Lawrence, Elizabeth Cantrell
*max. 50 students
$190

 

Camp Collegiate is designed for students in K through 4th Grade to explore multiple activities throughout the afternoon. Groups of students rotate between stations like Zumba, nature crafts, yoga, among other activities, for a well-rounded experience. On Thursday, we will take a group field trip to the Frazier History Museum and end the week with a big CARNIVAL DAY on Friday! Join First Grade assistant Kristy Lawrence and JK teacher Elizabeth Cantrell for an awesome Camp Collegiate!

 

 

 

Harry Potter STEM

Grades 3 & 4
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Debra Cohn
*max. 10 students
$240

 

Hop on the train to the wizarding world of Harry Potter! We will use witchcraft and wizardry to learn about the magic of science. Muggles will turn into wizards with magical experiments in potions class and herbology. Create a golden snitch catapult, and explore your sense of smell and taste with Bertie Botts Flavor Beans. No wand is required!

 

 

Theory of Knowledge

Grades 8-12
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Ken Kimmel
*max. 15 students
$185

 

The camp would explore how we know what we know. Students will study the different methods to arriving at the truth. Worldviews will be defined and discussed. Students will learn skills to understand the root causes of situations, problems, and improvements. From this understanding, they can better influence the world for the change they would like to see.

 

 

Soccer Skills @ Champions Trace

Grades 5-8
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Rick Haufe, Joey Haufe
*max. 16 students
$185

 

This camp will provide an opportunity to learn the basics on the offensive and defensive end of the game while in a fun and creative environment. This camp is designed for all levels and focuses on skill development and player endurance. Please bring a water bottle, shin guards, soccer cleats, and dress appropriately for the weather outside. Assistant Director of Summer Programs, Amy Kilgore, will be on-site at Champions Trace with Coach Rick and Coach Joey for the duration of the camp. Drop-off and pick-up will be at Champions Trace; transportation will not be provided by the school.

 

 

CHESS CAMP

Grades 5-8
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Todd Payne
*max. 12 students
$185

 

Join Mr. Todd Payne in a camp all about chess! If you’ve never played before, have been playing for years, or just learned a few months ago-all are welcome! Chess for All will meet players at their level and help them learn and continue to work on developing strategies. You won’t be bored with a chessboard on your table!

 

 

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2023 Trivia Night

Collegiate will be hosting a Trivia Night on Saturday, February 25. All proceeds benefit Louisville Collegiate School.

Click here to purchase your raffle tickets! You do not need to be present to win. Open to everyone!