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Afternoon Enrichment Classes for Grades 2-8

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Click here for the 2015 summer programs information and registration brochure.
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One-Hour Classes - 12:30 to 1:30pm

Energy Blast: Get active and experience a wide range of sports and games! Students will be grouped into age-appropriate sections, and activities will be modified when necessary.

Crafts, Cards and Creations: Welcome to the wonderful world of jewelry, card design, scrapbooking, and creating. Students will make creative cards using stamps and craft items, and will also make key chains, necklaces, earrings, pins and home decor. Activities will vary each week.

Keyboarding: An essential skill for school success, this class will provide a personalized approach to learning the keyboard. Students will use a a multi-sensory program that is dynamic, stimulating, and sequential. Great for new typists and those who wish to improve basic skills.

Communication Lab: Listening, turn-taking, and verbal expression are just a few of the many communication skills necessary for academic and social success. This class will help students develop and strengthen their use of receptive and expressive language. Skills will be taught using direct instruction, modeling, role-plays, and interpersonal interactions while engaging in a variety of activities, projects, and games.

 

Two-Hour Classes - 1:30 to 3:30pm

Art Exploration: Come and explore many exciting art mediums and discover your creativity. Students will be exposed to oil pastels, drawing, paint, printmaking, and creative projects using recycled materials.

Clay Nation: Create sculptures with your hands and make functional pots on a potter's wheel. Students will work on hand-building projects and throwing pots, then they will explore the art of glazing and designing the surface of the pots. This class is open to students who want to learn to build and throw, as well as those who want to develop their skills further.

Adventure Club: This activity-based program is designed to facilitate the development and maintenance of positive social relationships. Instructors will transport students off-site to participate in a variety of activities, including bowling, swimming, roller-skating, and much more. Students will be divded into age-appropriate groups. This program will provide a secure and nurturing environment where students are free to build friendships and have fun.

Science: Come along on a journey through the enchanting world of science. Students will take things apart to see how they work, build Rube Goldberg machines to accomplish every day tasks, and conduct experiments using household ingredients. Who knew science could be so much fun?

Passport Explorers: Discover cultural traditions from around the world. Students will explore various countries through games, stories, food, music, and art. Each day is a new adventure in this active and engaging class.


Interested in registering or want more information?  

Download the 2015 summer programs brochure, or contact Colee Bean at beanc@grovesacademy.org.

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