Summer Programs Academic Gear Up: July 24-28

academic gear up: July 24-28

 

 

Junior Kindergarten Bridge

Rising Junior Kindergarten Students
Marisa Daihl, Rocio Lalama, Katie Milby
8:30-11:30 a.m.
*max. 36 students
$185

 

Led by Junior Kindergarten teachers Marisa Daihl, Rocio Lalama, and Katie Milby, this program is designed for campers entering Collegiate’s Junior Kindergarten to introduce them to each other, the teachers, and the campus before the start of school. Each day features a different on-campus “field trip” which allows the new student to become more familiar with Collegiate’s layout and the Junior Kindergarten’s daily routine. Our goal is to provide campers an opportunity to have a smooth transition and feel more at ease when the school year begins.

 

 

Kindergarten Bridge

Rising Kindergarten Students
Elizabeth Augustus
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 prior to 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

Rising First Grader Students
Sarah Davis/Kristy Lawrence
8:30-11:30 a.m.
*max. 16 students
$185

 

This week-long program is intended for students rising into first grade 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

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

 

In Second Grade at a Glance, rising second graders 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 help ensure they are ready to roll into 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

Rising Third Grade Students
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, a third-grade teacher at Louisville Collegiate School, is excited to help rising third graders transition to third grade.

 

 

4th Grade at a Glance

Rising Fourth Grade Students
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.

 

 

Messy Art

Grades 1-2
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Keisha Martindale
*max. 16 students
$195

 

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 messy week full of art activities, games, music, and laughs.

 

 

Introduction to French Cooking

Grades 7-10
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Jen Hoban
*max. 12 students
$210

 

Students will learn the basics of French cooking. Each day, students will make at least one dish, from mousse au chocolat to tarte aux fraises, while learning about different regions of France and French cooking techniques.

 

 

Upper School Writing Bootcamp

Grade 9-12
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Derrick Staton
*max. 12 students
$185

 

Start the 2023-2024 year off on the right foot with an intensive class 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!

 


 

CHESS CAMP

Grades K-4
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!

 

 

Messy Art

Grades 1-2
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Keisha Martindale
*max. 16 students
$195

 

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 messy week full of art activities, games, music, and laughs.

 

 

Field Hockey Skills

Grades K-4
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Erika Ritchey
*max. 20 students
$185

 

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 Ritchey inspires all athletes in a creative way for every player to enjoy the game! Please bring your own shin guards and a mouth guard. The school can provide a mask and a stick, or you may bring your own.

 

 

Disney & Drawing

Grades K-4
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Sarah Davis
*max. 12 students
$185

 

Time for your student to relax after working so hard this school year! We will watch Disney movies and unwind with some relaxing coloring. We will break up our day with a snack and playtime, enjoying socializing with friends.

 

 

Intro to Middle School

Rising Fifth Grade Students
Hannah Patross/Jessie-Holtzman-Rich
12:30-3:30 p.m.
*max. 36 students
$185

 

Are you about to start fifth grade? Are you feeling the first-day jitters already? Are you concerned the summer months have caused you to forget everything you’ve ever learned? No worries. Join fifth-grade English teacher Mrs. Holtzman-Rich and fifth-grade math guru Mrs. Patross to brush up on your math and reading skills. In addition to getting to know these two amazing teachers, campers will spend the week on the fifth-grade wing in the fifth-grade classrooms and experience what a typical English and math block feels like. Each day campers will have an hour and 15 minutes of English and math with a break. After a week of games, interactive lessons, movement, and fun, campers will feel more than ready to be an official fifth grader at the start of the school year.

 

 

Archery

Grades 5-8
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Justin Baird
*max. 13 students
$185

 

Archery is a sport that is growing in popularity across the country. Because of the strict shooting procedures, archery is one of the safest sports. It is great for children because they learn concentration and reflection. A certified NASP Instructor will lead students through basic archery techniques and safety rules. In addition to playing numerous archery games, archers will participate in several archery art projects, such as building their own PVC bows and arrows. Justin Baird is JCPS Physical Education Teacher and Bullitt County Schools Archery Coach.

 

 

Summer Bucket List

Grades 5-8
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Cantrell
*max. 8 students
$200

 

What should all kids do in summer? 1. Catch up on restful, enjoyable moments, 2. Learn/practice skills, both old and new, 3. Take safe risks, 4. Spend time with friends, both old and new, and 5. Be of service.

Join us for a week of summer bucket list fun! We will spend time together doing various classic summer activities that touch upon all the categories above! We will spend a day doing crafts (tie-dye and beaded jewelry), a day hiking trails and visiting the sprayground in Cherokee Park, and a day playing games such as Clue, Trivial Pursuit, and cards. We will also spend a day catching up on Summer Reading/Summer Solutions (hey, you gotta do it, so you might as well do it together) and engaging in the act of service. We will end our week with a “Movie and Smoothie Day,” where we will learn how to make delicious smoothies and enjoy them while watching a movie together. Come one, come all!

 

 

Psychology

Grades 9-12
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Ken Kimmel
*max. 15 students
$185

 

We will explore a brief description of different schools and studies in Psychology. From the class, students will see how an understanding of psychology either from formal or casual study will help them to make wiser choices in life and be more impactful in their future careers. If available, various speakers will discuss how psychology has impacted their lives and careers.

 

 

ACT/SAT/PSAT Prep

Grades 11-12
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Evan Hilbert
*max. 20 students
$225

 

A comprehensive review of standardized tests. A section-by-section breakdown of the test with content review and strategies. Practice sections will be graded and reviewed. Essay help is available if needed.

 

 

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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!