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  • 2853/2954 Supplementary Math Skills (July 08-26)

    2853/2954 Supplementary Math SkillsThis course is designed to prepare students for Algebra ½ and/or to provide skill remediation to students who have not successfully completed Algebra ½. Students will receive practice in math fluency (math facts, fractions, decimals, and number sense) and will practice skills necessary for success in Algebra ½ including an introduction to the use of variables as a tool in the study of functions. Emphasis is placed on the development of equation solving and graphing techniques for both linear and quadratic equations. Additional concepts introduced at this level include exponents, polynomials, radicals, and rational functions. Curriculum is designed to prepare for student success in Algebra 1/2 and is aligned with both national and state math standards. Student will receive a .5 high school elective credit. Instructor: James Marando Pre-Requisites: 8th grade math and an AzMerit score of 1 or 2, or unsuccessful completion of Algebra ½ and/or an AzMerit score of 1 or 2. 
  • 3D Art: A Brand New World - Phase 1 (10:40AM Start Time)

    Students get a chance to make their own, new world! Phase One (Session 1) will focus on designing landscapes and environments. The student will have an opportunity to be creative with different materials including, clay, wood, wire, fabric, paper, embellishments, and more. The student will be able to paint their project and finish the surface in creative ways. Daily journaling with words and sketches in a handmade sketchbook will also be a part of the process. Designing a world can get messy, so please have your child either wear something old or bring a big shirt to wear over clothes.
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  • 3D Art: A Brand New World - Phase 1 (9:00AM Start Time)

    Students get a chance to make their own, new world! Phase One (Session 1) will focus on designing landscapes and environments. The student will have an opportunity to be creative with different materials including, clay, wood, wire, fabric, paper, embellishments, and more. The student will be able to paint their project and finish the surface in creative ways. Daily journaling with words and sketches in a handmade sketchbook will also be a part of the process. Designing a world can get messy, so please have your child either wear something old or bring a big shirt to wear over clothes.
  • 3D Art: A Brand New World - Phase 2 (10:40AM Start Time)

    Many, many creatures will come to life through the student’s imaginations. Paper, clay, foam board, tag board, cardboard, foil and paint will be transformed into insects, sea creatures and any other fantasy creature a student wants to explore. Students work on bending, folding and gluing skills as their creativity can run wild.
  • 3D Art: A Brand New World - Phase 2 (9:00AM Start Time)

    Many, many creatures will come to life through the student’s imaginations. Paper, clay, foam board, tag board, cardboard, foil and paint will be transformed into insects, sea creatures and any other fantasy creature a student wants to explore. Students work on bending, folding and gluing skills as their creativity can run wild.
  • 7th Grade Jumpstart Transition Camp Session 1 (AM)

    Jumpstart is a three day camp focused on making the transition from elementary to middle school as positive, exciting and productive as possible. It will teach students study skills, organization and goal setting and will train them in identifying bullying, handling difficult situations and coping with stress. They will learn the layout of the middle school campus, how to read their schedules and what to expect in a typical middle school day. The students will have the opportunity to create videotaped skits that will be used in future years to answer questions, dispel myths and calm fears about life in middle school. It is hoped that each student will come away from this camp with skills and ability to choose a leadership role in maintaining and excellent learning environment at their school.  As a Reminder, first 2 days of class run till 12:00 Noon and last day runs till 12:30 PM.
  • 7th Grade Jumpstart Transition Camp Session 1 (PM)

    Jumpstart is a three day camp focused on making the transition from elementary to middle school as positive, exciting and productive as possible. It will teach students study skills, organization and goal setting and will train them in identifying bullying, handling difficult situations and coping with stress. They will learn the layout of the middle school campus, how to read their schedules and what to expect in a typical middle school day. The students will have the opportunity to create videotaped skits that will be used in future years to answer questions, dispel myths and calm fears about life in middle school. It is hoped that each student will come away from this camp with skills and ability to choose a leadership role in maintaining and excellent learning environment at their school. As a reminder, first 2 days of class run till 5:00 Pm and last day of class runs till 5:30 PM
  • 7th Grade Jumpstart Transition Camp Session 2 (AM)

    Jumpstart is a three day camp focused on making the transition from elementary to middle school as positive, exciting and productive as possible. It will teach students study skills, organization and goal setting and will train them in identifying bullying, handling difficult situations and coping with stress. They will learn the layout of the middle school campus, how to read their schedules and what to expect in a typical middle school day. The students will have the opportunity to create videotaped skits that will be used in future years to answer questions, dispel myths and calm fears about life in middle school. It is hoped that each student will come away from this camp with skills and ability to choose a leadership role in maintaining and excellent learning environment at their school.  As a Reminder, first 2 days of class run till 12:00 Noon and last day runs till 12:30 PM.
  • 7th Grade Jumpstart Transition Camp Session 2 (PM)

    Jumpstart is a three day camp focused on making the transition from elementary to middle school as positive, exciting and productive as possible. It will teach students study skills, organization and goal setting and will train them in identifying bullying, handling difficult situations and coping with stress. They will learn the layout of the middle school campus, how to read their schedules and what to expect in a typical middle school day. The students will have the opportunity to create videotaped skits that will be used in future years to answer questions, dispel myths and calm fears about life in middle school. It is hoped that each student will come away from this camp with skills and ability to choose a leadership role in maintaining and excellent learning environment at their school. As a reminder, first 2 days of class run till 5:00 Pm and last day of class runs till 5:30 PM
  • Adventure to STEM - Play-Well Technology

    Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.
  • Adventures in Theater (June 03-14)

    This class is a fun way to experience theatre while learning or improving basic theater skills. Students will be engaged in theatre games, activities, improv, and creating short skits. This class will be a fun and exciting way to improve public speaking skills, manage stage fright, and make new friends.
  • Animals Expressions - Cartoon Workshop

    This summer we will draw humorous illustrations of animals being groomed. We imagine the expressions, emotions, and body poses our characters would experience while they are being cleaned. Also, PETS IN TANKS - we will imagine what life must be like for a pet animal who lives in a tank. We focuse our attention onto fish, snakes, a turtle, and a crab. Each illustration features a different pet and conveyed a different scenario. Your child will learn drawing skills and techniques during Young Rembrandts’ classes. Each class your child draws new images, learns new vocabulary and has fun discovering art and the Power of Drawing!
  • Baseball Managers in Training

    Students create their own Baseball Team! Key math concepts including fractions, decimals, and percentages become an important part of managing their own baseball team using real baseball player's stats.
  • Bonanza Extended Day (July/August)

    For those students registered for the extended day programming, they will get open access to classroom materials and one-on-one mentor ship with instructors in an unstructured environment.
  • Bonanza Extended Day (May/June)

    For those students registered for the extended day programming, they will get open access to classroom materials and one-on-one mentor ship with instructors in an unstructured environment.
  • Brain Power

    In this class, students will have the opportunity to improve their mental functioning through critical thinking. Students play fun games and complete project-based team tasks appropriate for their age. This class could help students to improve focus, memory, and logic skills. 
  • Building Bonanza! Science and Creativity Camp (July/August)

    A summer of adventure, learning, creating, & destroying awaits! Immerse your kids in an environment where creativity and imagination rules the day! Let our team of brick-master coaches (aka: our teachers) guide your children through super fun LEGO-based building challenges that will develop skills in math, science, engineering, computers, robotics, animation, art, teamwork, and communication! Time will fly for your little ones as they're immersed into this learning-focused but exciting, fun, and creative environment! During an average day they might find themselves:- Working with teammates on engineering projects, like building table catapults or learning how to make a car's transmission and gear differential out of LEGO.- Teach a LEGO robot how to navigate an obstacle course, and then in teams, build obstacle courses for other teams' robots to master.- Race LEGO gravity-powered race cars one day, rubber band powered ones the next day, and the day after, use battery-powered motors and newfound knowledge on gears to try and out-do each other!- Write, film, and direct in their own Stop Motion Animation movie, just like the LEGO movie, and we'll put it on YouTube afterwards for all their friends and family to see!The year features new and updated activities for kids who've been to past year's camps. We can't wait to see you and your kids at Building Bonanza!Bonanza contact info: 480-658-0515, bonanzaed.com
  • Building Bonanza! Science and Creativity Camp (May/June)

    A summer of adventure, learning, creating, & destroying awaits! Immerse your kids in an environment where creativity and imagination rules the day! Let our team of brick-master coaches (aka: our teachers) guide your children through super fun LEGO-based building challenges that will develop skills in math, science, engineering, computers, robotics, animation, art, teamwork, and communication! Time will fly for your little ones as they're immersed into this learning-focused but exciting, fun, and creative environment! During an average day they might find themselves:- Working with teammates on engineering projects, like building table catapults or learning how to make a car's transmission and gear differential out of LEGO.- Teach a LEGO robot how to navigate an obstacle course, and then in teams, build obstacle courses for other teams' robots to master.- Race LEGO gravity-powered race cars one day, rubber band powered ones the next day, and the day after, use battery-powered motors and newfound knowledge on gears to try and out-do each other!- Write, film, and direct in their own Stop Motion Animation movie, just like the LEGO movie, and we'll put it on YouTube afterwards for all their friends and family to see!The year features new and updated activities for kids who've been to past year's camps. We can't wait to see you and your kids at Building Bonanza!Bonanza contact info: 480-658-0515, bonanzaed.com
  • Cake & Cupcake Decorating

    Students will start with tips for baking delicious and uniform cakes, perfecting buttercream recipes, filling cakes and cupcakes, icing techniques, basic borders and assembly of stacked cakes. Students will learn these techniques through hands-on training with actual product. Students are encouraged to bring their own buttercream and undecorated cakes and cupcakes, but this is not a requirement. Supplies are provided. Bring your apron! Instructor: Bobbie Burt has owned a chocolate manufacturing business in Scottsdale and is a certified cake decorator
  • Camp Broadway

    This singing and acting workshop focuses on Broadway songs! Students learn how to sing in grand style as well as learn how to make the best impression when auditioning. This is an important skill set for students who want to work with theater companies that incorporate song and acting or, for students who just want to have fun performing at home! Students create their own big moment as they "audition" in front of their parents and friends who attend the final day. Instructor: Kevin Glenn
  • Card Sharks

    Students learn classic card games that entertain their friends. They will learn the rules and strategies for Euchre, Pinochle, Rummy and other card games as they practice and participate in tournaments. Students put on their game-face, strengthen their ability to focus, and build learning skills! Instructor: Doug Langley
  • Celebrando el Español (9:00AM Start Time)

    Students will engaged with each other through music and stories as they learn about the Spanish culture. Critical thinking skills are strengthened as over 90% Spanish is spoken during this class. Students will also prepare and enjoy eating tortillas! Students can enjoy this class with any level of Spanish language experience.
  • Cheerleading & Pomp

    Teamwork is the key to fun in this class! Students bring their energy and good cheer to develop exciting, unique cheerleading routines. To finish off their look, students will create their own pomps. This class will have a Spanish language influence. Instructor: Miriam Pissas
  • Child's Play Preschool July

    Every week is a new learning experience in our summer preschool program. Children will explore makerspace and be given the opportunity to wonder, question and create using their engineering skills. A children’s book will be introduced with characters that create spectacular sculptures made out of everyday materials. Children will shake their wiggles out with a variety of music and instrument exploration. Children learn best by doing and will be introduced to messy media with materials promoting math and science. Focused-Kids curriculum will also help children learn the three parts of their brain, the role each one plays and how to be in charge of those parts. Calming and focusing techniques will be taught to help with self-regulations. We hope you join us for this exciting time of learning and establishing the groundwork for a lifelong love of learning. Sunrise (7:30 to 9:00 am) and Sunset (3:00 to 5:30 pm) available in June and July.No camp on Thursday, July 4th and 5th