SUMMER LEARNING ADVENTURES

Our spin on Summer Camps are uniquely designed with your child’s passions and interests in mind.

We offer both full and half day options to meet the needs of all families. Students staying for both morning and afternoon sessions participate in a 30-minute supervised lunch at no addition cost. Students will need to bring their own snacks and lunches please; we are a nut-free facility.

Full payment is due at registration, and the price includes all materials. We also offer a 10% sibling discount.

​Need more time at camp? Power Up My Day for an additional $20 (per day) for morning drop off at 7:30 am and afternoon pick up at 5:30 pm.

GRADES K – 3
GRADES 4 – 8

SUMMER LEARNING ADVENTURES: GRADES K-3

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Pokémon Madness

$195
June 5-9 8:00-11:30
July 24-28 12:00-3:30

This is a Steam (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) class that will engage your Pokémon fanatic in heavy-duty thinking and learning. They will create their own fictional characters, invent their Pokemon Power, and design the best way to train it. Applied academics, critical thinking and creative problem-solving are all rolled up into a game that kids have loved for decades.

FunBots

$195
June 5-9 12:00-3:30
July 24-28 8:00-11:30

​Learn how to build fun and easy bots using household materials, and other easily attainable parts and accessories. Your young engineer will explore circuitry to infuse function into their funbots. No prior robot building experience is necessary. No kits used in this fun Learning Adventure. Kids make their own funbots from scratch.

Story Divers

$195
June 12-16 8:00-11:30
Aug. 7-11 12:00-3:30

In this Learning Adventure our young readers will dive into popular story books and be immersed in a different story each day through role-playing and the exploration of various science, art, and math explorations. This type of interaction with text supports greater access to reading comprehension and encourages a love of reading.

Hogwarts School for Jr. Wizards

$195
June 12-16 12:00-3:30
July 31-Aug. 4 8:00-11:30

Jr. Wizards will be guided to develop a love of reading by entering Hogwarts as a new wizard. Just as in The Sorcerer’s Stone our Jr. Wizards will be sorted into a house they will be proud to call their own. They will create their own wands, perform charms, create potions and participate in herbology and the care of magical creatures. Add some Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans and Butter Beer and your little muggle will transform to a wizard right before your eyes.

It’s All Magnetic

$195
June19-23 8:00-11:30
July 31-Aug. 4 12:00-3:30

Students in this class will explore physics through the remarkable world of magnets. Our young physicists will learn about magnets, the magnetic field and its properties and its relationship to electricity through art projects, games, and experimentation. Kids will find they are attracted to this magnetic Learning Adventure.​

Let’s Code

$195
June 19-23 12:00-3:30
Aug. 7-11 8:00-11:30

In today’s digital world, coding has become a fundamental skill alongside math and reading. In this Learning Adventure we have created a fun and engaging platform where children not only learn to program using both plugged and unplugged activities, but also have opportunities to be creative using code.

Toy Invention I

$195
​June 26-30 8:00-11:30
Aug. 14-18 12:00-3:30

What does it take to invent toys? Students in this class will learn about toy invention, and the engineering design process to create their own toys and board game. Our young inventors will gain an understanding of strategy-based games and purpose for play. They will explore history of toy invention, basic electronic circuitry, and use buzzers, switches, and batteries to make their toys interactive. Your child will be able to bring home a toy they can proudly boast was their own invention. Let’s invent!

SciFi Fab Lab

$195
June 26-30 12:00-3:30
July 17-21 8:00-11:30

Kids in this Learning adventure will explore popular science fiction short stories based on imagined future scientific or technological advances and fabricate projects that illustrate their interest and comprehension. Science fiction has a way of drawing kids into text and holding them captive; we are talking zombies, mermaids, robots, droids, aliens and more. Reading, creative writing, science and crafting will guide them through fun hands-on learning that may just produce tomorrow’s science fiction story tellers or scientists.

Candy Chemist Jr.

$150
July 5-7 8:00-11:30

This is the sweetest class your child will ever take! Our young confectioners will explore conducting sweet science experiments to learn about chemical reactions between ingredients. They will learn about different phases of matter through molding chocolate, crystalizing concoctions, and gummy magic. Most importantly they will learn about healthier snacking, mindful eating and the importance of staying active. Throw in measurement and simple cooking and preparation to make this a class they can benefit from for a lifetime. We are a nut free facility.

Wheels in Motion

$150
July 5-7 12:00-3:30

Drivers start your learning engines! Kids will explore scientific concepts such as Kinetic and potential energy, forces in motion, and mechanical engineering in this fun hands-on learning adventure. They will explore different physics concepts, design and build their own cars, and use the engineering design process and experimentation to improve upon their design for improved time trials. Creative problem-solving and engineering are skills that will support their efforts here.

Super Hero Science

$195
July 10-14 8:00-11:30

“Holy science experiment Batman!” Students in this action-packed Learning Adventure will explore different scientific concepts by examining various Super Heroes super-powers. Not only will kids explore the super hero powers of Batman, Spider Man, Super Woman and Iron Man and the science behind them, but they will be able to discover their own super hero powers and super hero persona that they will be able to rely on when times get tough.

Minecraft Math

$195
July 10-14 12:00-3:30

This is the most fun your kids will ever have learning and applying grade-level math skills. Whether you little one struggles with math or is an advanced mathematician, all kids will strengthen their math fluency through this problem-based fun learning. They will apply skills by developing and drawing blue prints, playing math games and solving a problem that Steve will have for them daily.
​No Creepers Allowed!

Jr. Animation Lab

$190
July 17-21 12:00-3:30
Aug. 14-18 8:00-11:30

​In this Learning Adventure, kids will explore the basics of telling a story through 2D and 3D digital animation to create their own animated short video. Our young Animators will be introduced to both digital illustration and stop-motion animation. Add some special effects and a great story line and we may just be creating the next great Pixar animator and creative story teller. ​Lights! Camera! Action!​

SUMMER LEARNING ADVENTURES: GRADES 4-8

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LED Fashionista

$210
June 5-9 8:00-11:30
June 26-30 12:00-3:30

Enter the new and bold world of wearable electronics and fabric crafting. Students in this Learning Adventure will be able to learn how to stitch together hand- sewing and wearable electronics utilizing conductive thread, electronic circuits and LED Lights. Our fashion designers will be able to design and craft wearable fashions and fun plushies they can call their very own.

Level-Up Gaming

$195
June 5-9 12:00-3:30
July 24-28 8:00-11:30

​​Have you ever played a video game and thought, “I could make a better game with my eyes closed!” Well, now is your chance! Gain some Experience Points during this class by developing a 2D fighting game. Artfully customize your game while working in Unity, a professional game engine software, and Gimp. Using these programs we will create animations, design levels, and apply your creativity to design totally awesome characters.

Tech Arts

$205
​June 12-16 8:00-11:30
July 24-28 12:00-3:30

This week is filled with Hi-tech creative exploration, introducing kids to some of the newest technologies to make fascinating works of art-This may just be the week that propels your child’s creative interest into the future! This week will include introduction to Makey Makey, 3-D rendering and printing, different animation programs, and art producing Robots.

Hogwarts Wands & Wizardry

$200
June12-16 12:00-3:30
July 31-Aug. 4 8:00-11:30

Harry Potter fans rejoice! In this Learning Adventure kids will make their own magic wands and attend daily classes of herbology, potions, and care of magical creatures. If your muggle attended Hogwarts last summer, no worries, there will be many new activities, magical creatures, charms, and Fanfare fun! Add some Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans and Butter Beer and your bigger muggle will transform to a wizard right before your eyes. ​

Dungeons & Dragons

$195
June 19-23 8:00-11:30

In this fun game-playing class players are characters in an ongoing fantasy story. The core of D&D is storytelling. Students in this class tell a story together, guiding their developed heroes through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more. This is a great way to make new friends and break from your shell to live in a world of fantasy. This type of role-playing supports creative writing and stimulates the imagination.​

Electro-Magnetic Levitation Lab

$205
June 19-23 12:00-3:30
July 17-21 8:00-11:30

Students in this class will explore the world of electro-magnetic levitation. ​​This is not science fiction but a glimpse of our technological present and near distant future. Your child will learn the science behind magnets, the magnetic field & electro-magnetics and levitation by creating fun hands-on projects that demonstrate an understanding of this exciting new technological frontier, finding this class incredibly uplifting.​

Toy Invention II

$200
​June 26-30 8:00-11:30
Aug. 14-18 12:00-3:30

Inventors in this class will learn about simple machines, toy invention, the use of buzzers, buttons and electrical circuitry and the engineering design process to create their own toys or board game. What if you have a great invention? Where can you go with it? They will also learn about prototyping and children’s invention market. Your child will be able to bring home a toy invention they can proudly boast as their own creation. ​Look out! Here comes the next Milton Bradley!

Cosmetics Mixologist

$150
July 5-7 8:00-11:30

Kids will learn how to become master mixologists with just a few basic and kitchen ingredients. This cosmetic chemistry exploration will result in fragrant room fresheners, lip balm emulsions featuring fruity flavors and sun-protection properties, glycerin soap formulas, and colorful custom soap shapes and bath balms. They will experiment with colors and scents to create a variety of fizzy aromatic bath balms.
Kids will learn about chemical reactions and the use of more natural materials for a beauty that is greater than skin deep.

Candy Chemist

$150
July 5-7 12:00-3:30

This is the sweetest class your child will ever take! They will explore conducting sweet science experiments to learn about chemical reactions between ingredients. Our confectioners will learn about different phases of matter through molding chocolate, crystalizing concoctions, and gummy magic. Most importantly they will learn about healthier snacking, mindful eating and the importance of staying active. Throw in measurement and simple cooking and preparation to make this a class they can benefit from for a lifetime. We are a nut free facility.

Puzzlers

$200
July 10-14 12:00-3:30
July 31-Aug. 4 12:00-3:30

Logic, critical-thinking and creative problem-solving is a key component to this creative class. Kids will work every day through different puzzles to test and build upon their higher-level thinking abilities like logic and strategy. They will be able to use a variety of materials and tools to create a few of their own puzzles to stump friends and family. No doubt about it, steam will be coming out of their ears with the heavy-duty thinking they will apply in this fun Learning Adventure.

Minecraft Physics

$195
July 10-14 8:00-11:30
Aug. 7-11 12:00-3:30

​Minecraft is the perfect platform for discovering physics in both the physical and virtual world. Break out your lab coats for our Minecraft Physics class! During this compelling Learning Adventure students will discover and use the Scientific Method to find the speed of a Minecart, create complex Redstone circuitry, and use the properties of water to their advantage in order to build secret under-water bridges and trap doors. Together we’ll explore the physical and virtual world around you, just watch out for the zombies, skeletons, and creepers! Oh my! ​

Sew Crafty

$215
July 17-21 12:00-3:30
Aug. 7-11 8:00-11:30

This class will introduce kids to the world of sewing and crafting with fabric. They will learn how to hand stitch, sew on a machine, and be introduced to knitting and crochet. They will learn how to create patterns for a small project and choose from a variety of project options to sew on a machine from a pattern. Kids in this class will have SEW much fun!

Animation Lab

$190
Aug. 14-18 8:00-11:30

In this Learning Adventure, kids will explore the basics of telling a story through 2D and 3D digital animation to create their own animated short video. Our Animators will be introduced to both digital illustration and stop-motion animation. Add some special effects and a great story line and we may just be creating the next great Pixar animator and creative story teller. ​Lights! Camera! Action!​​

ACADEMIC BOOSTER FOR STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA

SUMMER 2018

Summer Learning Loss Can Be Detrimental to Kids Who Struggle With Dyslexia

Summer is the time for fun and relaxation. However, for students who struggle with dyslexia it is also a great opportunity to gain academic skills without the daily pressures of school work.

Our summer Orton-Gillingham Academic Booster for Students with Dyslexia will build upon the momentum gained during the school year! This 5-week camp is held daily from 8:00-11:30 starting June 18 through July 20, 2018. (EXL learning will be closed Wednesday, July 4 for the holiday; no camp on this day.)

Daily activities include:
-one hour of 1:1 reading and writing tutoring session
-45 minutes of guided reading for fluency, accuracy and comprehension
-45 minutes of cursive handwriting and/or keyboarding
-one hour of fun hands-on learning for math fluency, games and arts.

Highly qualified and Orton-Gillingham trained teachers will monitor their progress throughout the five week camp and provide written evaluation results with academic recommendations and observations to parents. Our teachers use the Orton-Gillingham approach with kids to boost their current levels of functioning in all academics.

Students are given pre and post tests designed specifically for this camp in order to guide instructional planning.

Total cost of 5 week camp is $3,360. ($1,680 at registration and $1,680 by June 15, 2018)

Registration opens October 1, 2017.

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