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Art Starz: Canvas Kids (Ages 6+)

Young artists will have a blast painting animals, still life and landscapes using a step-by-step method. Art Starz instructors will cover basic color theory and fun techniques that can be used to produce magnificent paintings every time. Your young artist will paint at least one large painting on canvas and one mini canvas with an easel as well as various sizes in between. A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class. All supplies are of professional quality.

Art Starz: Cartoon Drawing (Ages 6+)

Does your child have a knack for doodling? Experienced Art Starz instructors will guide young cartoonists in creating a variety of drawings as well as their own original characters. Students will produce a three-panel comic strip and learn to incorporate word bubbles, inking and other elements of interest. Various types of hand-drawn animation including flipbooks and an animation wheel will also be created. Learning continues with tricks of famous cartoonists, optical illusions and an explanation on how cartoon movies work. A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class. All supplies are of professional quality.

Art Starz: Drawing Techniques (Ages 8+)

Does your child have a love for drawing? Art Starz presents tips and techniques from an artist's perspective that will encourage your child to draw like a pro! Young artists will have fun warming up with a variety of challenging exercises designed to help them identify value, proportions and composition. They will also learn to create compositions with impact using weight of line, observation, value and tone. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class. All supplies are of professional quality.

Art Starz: Shipwrecked on Artist Island (Ages 6+)

From swashbuckling pirates to mermaids and treasure maps to castaway critters, Art Starz presents a week of art explorations based on an array of island adventures. Canvas painting, cartoon drawing, watercolor and chalk pastels are just some of the activities that will help students discover their inner artist. All artists are welcome to join the crew among stranded castaways here on “Artist Island!” A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class. All supplies are of professional quality.

Brain Camp (Ages 8-14)

Activate your child's brain in this cognitive enrichment program. Brain Camp exposes kids to fun activities that build core brain skills including memory, attention and logic. Certified brain teachers provide insight on how to plan and set goals, solve problems, harness the power of a great attitude and use cool memorization tricks. Fun competitions, brain training, crafts and icebreakers are sure to keep young minds active. All supplies are included. A small student to teacher ratio of 6:1 ensures thoughtful instruction based on age and ability. Instruction provided by Learning Rx.

Complete Chess (Grades 2-5)

Beginner to intermediate students will learn how to become a chess master! Students will learn strategies and piece placement as well as the history of chess and where the game is headed. Chess is a great game that has many positive benefits including critical thinking skills, mathematics, spatial memory, planning, strategic thinking and more. Instruction provided by Complete Chess.

Drama Kids International® - Super Heroes (Ages 5-12)

Students will find their inner superhero during this week of non-stop, action-packed fun! Creativity is sure to take flight as participants invent their own super hero characters, super powers, logo, mask and adventures! Imagination will run wild with Drama Kids International® as young playwrights create their own scenes - written, directed and performed by them at the end of the week. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Drama Kids International®: Camp Hollywood (Ages 5-12)

Lights, camera, action! Does this describe your child: the next social media sensation, the nation’s next top supermodel, a future famous athlete or the next mega movie star? If so, they’ll need to learn the essentials. From learning how to walk the red carpet with confidence, to shooting a dramatic movie and preparing their acceptance speech with poise, being a superstar is tough work! Drama Kids International® will take young actors on a dramatically fun journey on the road to Hollywood stardom. Students will even get to craft their very own award. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Drama Kids International®: Pirates & Mermaids (Ages 5-12)

Ahoy, maties! Drama Kids International® presents a swashbuckling adventure from sailing the high seas to exploring the beautiful mermaids’ cove. A week full of fun, creative and entertaining theater activities will be geared toward developing teamwork, public speaking skills and self-confidence in each young actor. At the end of the week, young actors will take the stage to demonstrate their skills in a performance for family and friends. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class and includes a t-shirt and crafts.

Drama Kids International®: Rockstartopia (Ages 5-12)

Time to rock out! Students will set their inner rock star free as they join a band, perform their newest hit in a concert for their fans and more! Through the creative process, Drama Kids International® will take young actors on a dramatically fun journey creating their own rock band. In a fun-filled atmosphere, rock stars will act out scenes as if they are in a real rock band. Students will even create their own “tour poster.” This course is perfect for new actors wanting to discover their dramatic side, as well as for those students wishing to continue to develop acting and public speaking skills and build confidence. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Mad Science: Back to School with Mad Science STEAM (Ages 5-11)

Get ready for being back on campus with a fun STEAM experience. Ease into the school year with some fun and hands-on activities that will stimulate your brain and spark your creativity.

Mad Science: NASA OPSPARC (Ages 6-12)

Think and act like NASA innovators during this hands-on program inspired by the NASA OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Promotion and Research Challenge (NASA OPSPARC). Use creative and collaborative skills to design a mission patch, train like an astronaut, and solve real-world engineering problems. How might space suit cooling tubes be used to solve a problem here on Earth? How might robotic arms help make our world a better place? Armed with the spark of an idea, a design notebook, and physical and digital tools, teams will modify NASA technology into Spinoff designs.

Snapology: Kinderbots (Ages 4-7)

Children will explore the world of robotics as they build simple models that teach the fundamentals of robotic design. Students will learn about sensors, gears and pulleys as they create and build magic wands, helicopters, robotic dogs and more! Students will build and program their models using LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 kits and age-appropriate software on iPads®. It is never too early to start learning robotics with Snapology! All equipment is provided.

Snapology: Minecraft® Movie-Making (Ages 7-12)

Minecraft® will come to life as students create their very own Minecraft® movie with stop motion animation using LEGO® bricks and iPads®. Working in teams to create and build a Minecraft® world, students will produce a movie complete with dialogue and sound effects. Movies will be available to view on a secure site for family and friends to enjoy! All materials and equipment provided by Snapology.

Sticky Fingers Cooking - Kids Cooking Network Camp

Do your kids love watching cooking shows on TV? In this exciting camp, young chefs will work together in cooking challenges inspired by favorite cooking TV shows such as Master Chef Jr, Kids Baking Championship, Chopped Jr, and Cutthroat Kitchen! We will learn how to use different cooking equipment and techniques, explore flavor pairings, and create tasty mouthwatering recipes from scratch each day. Young chefs will get their creative juices flowing in this awesomely fun and delicious cooking adventure!

Sticky Fingers Cooking - Sweets & Treats Baking Camp

Curious how to make your own tasty pastries from scratch? Aspiring bakers who love to get their hands sticky in the kitchen will love this camp! Young chefs will learn how to make an assortment of delights! Each recipe can be recreated at home in your oven for more baking fun! Young chefs will love creating sweet treats in this tasty, engaging, and imaginative camp!



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