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  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Chinese Immersion Camp (Completing K-1)

    Welcome to First and Second Grade: Feeling a little rusty after summer? Chinese immersion students in this class will participate in a STEM-focused, jump-start camp with HTES immersion teachers (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). This is recommended for all Mandarin immersion students, but required for incoming 1st and 2nd grade students entering HTES Chinese immersion program in Fall 2019. Chinese Immersion Parent Academy: Wednesday – Cristina Ladas will present the Immersion Basic Info to parents from KG through 2nd Grade from 9:00am-10:00am
  • Chinese Immersion Camp (Entering Kindergarten)

    Welcome to Kindergarten: Get a jump-start on incoming kinder Chinese immersion! Students will learn greetings, color names and will start to train their ears to listen to Mandarin Chinese. The teaching approach will use songs, stories, hands-on experiments, and getting-to-know-you activities.Chinese Immersion Parent Academy: Wednesday – Cristina Ladas will present the Immersion Basic Info to parents from KG through 2nd Grade from 9:00-10:00 a.m.Thursday – Mrs. Harrison will present to incoming kindergarten parents. Immersion in Kindergarten, what to expect for your kindergarten students from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Discovery Camp (July/August)

    This camp is specifically for the little campers (must have completed at least one year of preschool through kindergarten). The children’s days will include Music Movement and literature of familiar authors such as Eric Carl, Don Wood and more. Circle time, structured and unstructured play will include discovery centers based on individual student’s interests, messy mediums, social stories, making new friends and having fun! Please provide an unrefrigerated lunch from home with a snack or two and drinking water each day.  Instructor: Heather Bicknell
  • French Immersion Jump Start Camp

    Welcome to Kindergarten: Get a jump-start on kinder French immersion! Students will learn greetings, color names and will start to train their ears to listen to French. The teaching approach will use songs, stories, and getting-to-know-you activities. Welcome to First and Second Grade: Is your child feeling a little rusty after summer? French immersion students in this class will participate in speaking, listening, reading, and writing French. This is recommended for all French immersion students, but required for any new 1st and 2nd grade student entering DSA French immersion program in Fall 2019.