COMMUNITY EDUCATION - SUMMER 2021 ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

 
COMMUNITY EDUCATION - SUMMER 2021 ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
COMMUNITY EDUCATION

SUMMER 2021
ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
Registration begins March 24, 2021
COMMUNITY EDUCATION - SUMMER 2021 ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
There are 3 WAYS to Register
    for Community Education Classes!
                                                                         Visit our website at
                                                                       pvschools.net/summer

                         ONLINE

                                                               Send completed registration form
                                                                      and payment to:
                                                              Community Education Department
                                                                    15032 N. 32nd Street
                         BY MAIL                                  Phoenix, Arizona 85032

                                                                Bring completed registration form
                                                                   and payment to our office at:
                                                                      15032 N. 32nd Street
                                                                        Phoenix, Arizona
                                                                        (Just south of Greenway Road)
                                                                                Office hours:
                                                                     Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                        WALK IN                                    Summer hours (June 7 - July 23, 2021):
                                                                   Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
•   Please visit pvschools.net/reopening for the Health            •   All summer programs are peanut-free sites. All items
    and Wellness measures that PVSchools follows.                      in your child’s snack and lunch should be peanut-free.
•   Early enrollment will ensure best selection.                   •   Choose classes based on grade assignment for the
•   Drop off no earlier than 10 minutes prior to start time.           2021/22 school year.
•   Pick up must be promptly at the published end time.            •   Classes are planned for group instruction. Please
    A Late Pick-Up Fee of $2 per minute will be assessed,              contact Community Education if your child requires
    starting 10 minutes after dismissal.                               specific accommodations.
•   Children must be potty-trained to participate.
•   There will not be a school nurse on staff during                        REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
    summer school.                                                                Elementary & Middle School
•   Children must follow all school district rules and
    behavior expectations. Failure to comply may result in
                                                                                    June programs deadline:
    suspension or removal from class without a refund.                             May 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
•   Classes may be canceled due to low enrollment.

                                                   REFUND POLICY
    You are enrolled in the class you register for upon receipt of payment. Enrichment refunds are available until the start of
      session and include a $25.00 processing fee. To request a refund please email amoloney@pvschools.net and include all
                   pertinent information. A full refund and notification will be given only if the class is canceled.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION - SUMMER 2021 ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
STEM
ACADEMY
May 24th - May 27th & June 1st - June 4th
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. • Grades 4-9
Tuition: 8 days for $275 per child (All three content areas included)

                                            This is the perfect way to “make” things
                                           happen with code. Children will use a variety
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                                         coding language. They will be challenged to build
                                        and code a robot that can “move on Mars.”
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                               Children will investigate and explore different ways for space
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                              travel. They will use a variety of materials to design and create a
                             space travel machine that will safely carry an astronaut.
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                  Children will learn about the design process in engineering. During
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                 the first week they will use the design process to explore aerodynamics,
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               futuristic planes, and cities, and then participate in structure building
             competitions. The second week children will design and create a futuristic
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            device that is capable of solving a simple task.

                             Paradise Valley High School (C.R.E.S.T. Building)
                                   3950 E. Bell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85032
            To report an absence, or for questions, contact Mrs. Chan at dchan@pvschools.net.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION - SUMMER 2021 ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
Desert Trails Summer School                                                                                                                          LOCATION/CONTACT
June 1st - June 24th, 2021
Monday - Thursday • 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                       4315 E Cashman Dr,
Tuition: $145 per 1½-hour Class • $290 per 3-hour Class
                                                                                                                                                       Phoenix, AZ 85050
                            REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
                            May 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.                                                                                                 Megan Bird, Director
           9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.                                               10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COURSE                                            GRADE               COURSE                                          GRADE                      To report an absence, or
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1              ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1                   for questions & information,
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2              ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2                        contact Mrs. Bird at
Crazy Collisions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3              Art Blast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                mbird@pvlearners.net.
Full STEAM Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                  Busy Builders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Glitter Galore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3            Fur, Feathers, and Scales . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Pinned-spiration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                Showstoppers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Sports Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                Summertime Slime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                           12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3              ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Art Blast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6       Crazy Collisions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Busy Builders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6             Full STEAM Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Showstoppers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6               Pinned-spiration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Summertime Slime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6                    Sports Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4                Math Madnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6                  Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6
                                              9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                                                   GRADE
                                                                                                                                                        REMEMBER
Kindergarten Jumpstart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  K
                                                                                                                                                   to bring a sack lunch.

                            12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.                                                                                  2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                  GRADE          COURSE                                                                                  GRADE

For the Love of Mo Willems™  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                    K-2    Amazing Fly Guy™ Adventures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                       K-2
UnicorNation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        K-2    Magic School Bus™ Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   K-2
Growing Fast  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       1-3    Extreme PE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      1-3
Little Yogis  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   1-3    Life on Mars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      1-3
Science Palooza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         1-3    Paper Isn’t Flat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      1-3
Extreme PE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      3-6    Growing Fast  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         3-6
Life on Mars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      3-6    Little Yogis  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3-6
Paper Isn’t Flat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      3-6    Science Palooza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         3-6

Course Descriptions
Please enroll your student in the grade level they will enter for Fall 2021.
Amazing Fly Guy™ Adventures – Children will go on adventures with the amazing Fly Guy™ every day! From the
circus to firetrucks - children will be laughing and reading through the summer weeks. Exciting activities will
accompany every funny adventure to create the perfect environment for reading entertainment.
Art Blast – Does your child have an eye for color? A knack for sketching? Children will explore, discover, create,
and have fun learning about drawing and much more. Budding artists will use a variety of art mediums to create
art masterpieces. This class will push your child’s art skills to the next level.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION - SUMMER 2021 ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
Course Descriptions • Desert Trails
Busy Builders – Children will par ticipate in a             Fur, Feathers, and Scales – Animal lovers will be
variety of challenges every week. They will access          engaged through reading, crafts, and hands-on
their fascination of LEGO® blocks to participate in         investigations, while learning about an array of
challenges that require collaboration, problem solving,     animals. Children will explore the realms of birds,
imagination, and creativity. Some of the challenges         amphibians, and reptiles while learning about their
involve building with LEGO® blocks, paper models, and       diet, habitat, prey, life span, and much more.
constructing bridges out of various materials.              Glitter Galore – Glitter, glitter, EVERYWHERE! Children
Crazy Collisions – What can your child learn                will have a glitter-ific summer creating dazzling
from collisions and explosions? Hands-on science            projects that may include tiaras, wings, wands, and
experiments allow children to bump, crash, and jolt a       much more. Your child will not want to miss this
wide variety of materials. They will learn how explosive    sparkling summer party!
phenomena such as impact craters, the Big Bang, and         Growing Fast – Plants, veggies, flowers, dirt, compost,
plate tectonics reveal a wealth of scientific knowledge     fertilizer… the perfect mixture to see things grow this
about our world.                                            summer. Children will learn about plants and gardening
ELA Wonderland – This summer children will work on          while making mini green houses, experimenting with
key concepts in English Language Arts that are grade        light and water, and creating a terrarium.
appropriate. Children entering first grade will focus on    Kindergarten Jumpstart – This is a wonderful
blends, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words, and reading fluency.         opportunity for your incoming kindergartner to
Children entering second grade will focus on silent         prepare for the first day of school. Children will focus
“e”, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words, phonics, and fluency in         on blending sounds, CVC words, sight words, and early
reading. Children entering third grade will focus on        reading comprehension. Children will also focus on
decoding, comparing & contrasting, and learning             math skills including math facts, competency with
literal and non literal phrases. Children entering fourth   counting, understanding addition and subtraction,
grade will focus on decoding multisyllabic words,           and place value. All concepts will be paired with
using text features, identifying context cues, and using    movement, hands-on activities, and enriching projects.
affixes to determine meaning. Children entering fifth       Children must be potty-trained and turn 5 years old
and sixth grade will focus on cause and effect, drawing     prior to June 1, 2021.
inferences, identifying textual evidence, and reading
fluency. All classes will learn and apply these concepts    Life on Mars – Scientists have predicted that one day,
through one-on-one, small group, and whole class            a space colony will be established on Mars. Children
projects.                                                   will take on the roles of astronauts preparing to build
                                                            and live in a space colony on Mars. They will brainstorm
Extreme PE – Children will stay active focusing on          ideas and research the Red Planet to design the best
teamwork while playing some well loved games                plan.
and sports! Students should remember to wear
comfortable clothes, sunscreen, gym shoes, and bring        Little Yogi's – Students will learn a variety of different
a water bottle with their name on it.                       yoga moves while having fun with friends. Yoga is
                                                            one of the best life long activities students can learn.
For the Love of Mo Willems™ – Children will explore         Learning the art of yoga will help increase patience,
exciting Mo Willems™ books this summer. From pigeon         develop relaxation skills, build strength, balance,
stories to those about cats and elephants- children are     and flexibility all through the use of fun games and
sure to be laughing and reading on this adventure.          imagination.
Exhilarating activities will accompany every hilarious
book to create the perfect environment for reading          Magic School Bus™ Science – Ms. Frizzle says, “Take
entertainment                                               chances! Make mistakes! Get messy!” Students will
                                                            learn how things work through hands-on experiences,
Full STEAM Ahead – Does your child love everything          books, and videos.
about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and
Math? Children will be exposed to a variety of science
based experiments covering topics such as magnetism,
chemical reactions, minerals, weather, test tubes,
polymers, explosions, and more!
Course Descriptions • Desert Trails
Math Madness – This summer children will strengthen         Science Palooza – Children will become real life
their math skills while working on key concepts that        scientists as they explore safe and thrilling science
are grade appropriate. Children entering first grade        experiments. They will predict, make a hypothesis,
will focus on math facts, strategies for addition and       record their observations, and share their results.
subtraction, and competency of whole number                 Young scientists will create havoc as they experiment
relationships and place value. Children entering            with science!
second grade will focus on math facts, developing           Showstoppers – Does your child love to sing, act,
competency strategies for addition and subtraction,         and dance? Showstoppers is a class that focuses on a
and developing an understanding of standard units           wide variety of broadway songs, scenes, and dances!
of measure. Children entering third grade will focus        Children will work on musical theatre dance styles,
on math facts, increasing fluency of adding and             vocal technique, and a variety of acting skills.
subtracting to 1,000, competency in multiplication
and division, and developing an understanding of            Sports Bonanza – Children will participate in a variety
fractions. Children entering fourth grade will focus on     of individual and group sports activities while focusing
math facts, developing an understanding of fractions,       on teamwork and cooperation. They will make new
place value of multi-digit numbers, and area. Children      friends while staying active and learning new life skills.
entering fifth and sixth grades will focus on math facts,   Students should wear comfortable clothes, gym shoes,
decimals, adding and subtracting and multiplying            and bring a water bottle with their name on it.
fractions, and increasing competency in division. All       Summertime Slime – Is your child crazy for SLIME?
classes will build fluency through hands-on math            Summertime Slime is here! All summer long your child
activities.                                                 will compare the characteristics of simple physical
Paper Isn’t Flat – Children will start with a piece of      and chemical changes while creating bouncy, squishy,
paper and then make it come to life. They will be           glittery, glow-in-the-dark, and other types of slime.
curling, rolling, glueing, stringing, and so much more.     It’s SLIME TIME!!!
Your future paper expert will learn how to make pop         UnicorNation – Unicorns… Unicorns… Unicorns!
up cards, jewelry, and more all by manipulating paper.      Children will read, create, craft, and explore this
Pinned-spiration – Children will create cool and crafty     majestic and mythical creature. Children will be
DIY items all generated from Pinterest™ and other social    enamoured at the amazing projects that will all be
media sites. They will create projects using different      designed around the fabulous unicorn.
materials like paints, markers, dough, paste, etc. When
summer is over, your child will have a catalogue of
crafty ideas to share with family and friends.
Grayhawk Summer School                                                                                                                                LOCATION/CONTACT
June 1st - June 24th, 2021
Monday - Thursday • 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                      7525 E Grayhawk Dr,
Tuition: $145 per 1½-hour Class • $290 per 3-hour Class
                                                                                                                                                      Scottsdale, AZ 85255
                             REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
                             May 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.                                                                                                 Dawn Flint, Director
           9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.                                                10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COURSE                                             GRADE               COURSE                                          GRADE                      To report an absence, or
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1               ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
                                                                                                                                                for questions & information,
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2               ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2                        contact Mrs. Flint at
Craft Masters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3             Disney™ Encore  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                         dflint@pvschools.net.
Slime Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3              Paper Quilling  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Summer at Hogwarts™ . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                        Sports Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Ukulele  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3         Weird and Wacky Science . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Got Clay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6         Got Clay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6               12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3               ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Calling All Marine Biologists  . . . . . . 3-6                         Guitar Gurus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Sports Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6                 Slime Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Weird and Wacky Science . . . . . . . . . 3-6                          Summer at Hogwarts™ . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4                 Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6                   Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6

                                               9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                                                    GRADE                         REMEMBER
Kindergarten Jumpstart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  K                        to bring a sack lunch.

                             12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.                                                                                  2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                    GRADE         COURSE                                                                                 GRADE

For the Love of Mo Willems™  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                      K-2   Fancy Nancy™ Party . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . K-2
Wiggles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     K-2   Space Adventures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  K -2
Around the World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              1-3   Art Blast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Craft Masters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        1-3   Magic School Bus™ Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Full STEAM Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              1-3   ZOOM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Tree House™ Explorers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                 1-3   Whiz Kids  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Art Blast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3-6   Around the World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Whiz Kids  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      3-6   Calling All Marine Biologists  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
ZOOM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      3-6   Full STEAM Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6

Course Descriptions
Please enroll your student in the grade level they will enter for Fall 2021.
Around the World – Would your child like to take a trip around the world this summer? They will travel around
the world and read fun books, play exciting games, make amazing crafts, and get a passport stamped from each
of the seven continents. This class is sure to get your child excited about a journey around the world where they
will have fun and learn at the same time!
Art Blast – Does your child have an eye for color? A knack for sketching? Children will explore, discover, create,
and have fun learning about drawing and much more. Budding artists will use a variety of art mediums to create
art masterpieces. This class will push your child’s art skills to the next level.
Course Descriptions • Grayhawk
Calling All Marine Biologists – Children will probe the     clay techniques like: pinch pot, carving, sculpting, slab
depths of the sea and explore a variety of life in the      construction, and coil. Children will use the techniques
ocean. They will discover ocean habitats, build a coral     they have learned while working on their projects
reef model, and get swallowed up by a giant whale!          independently.
Craft Masters – Our D-I-Y camp is for all artsy-craftsy     Guitar Gurus – Does your child love to make music?
children who love to express themselves with one-           Children will learn the basics of guitar and will be
of-a-kind masterpieces and crafts. They will discover       making musical masterpieces before they know it!
their crafty side and sharpen their creative skills as      Kindergarten Jumpstart – This is a wonderful
they design mementos to be treasured.                       opportunity for your incoming kindergartner to
Disney™ Encore – Children are challenged to learn           prepare for the first day of school. Children will focus
their favorite Disney™ songs and enhance their musical      on blending sounds, CVC words, sight words, and early
abilities in both singing and dancing. They will be         reading comprehension. Children will also focus on
able to vote on songs from movies like: Hercules™,          math skills including math facts, competency with
Pocahontas ™, Mulan ™, The Lion King ™, Frozen ™, and       counting, understanding addition and subtraction,
more!                                                       and place value. All concepts will be paired with
ELA Wonderland – This summer children will work on          movement, hands-on activities, and enriching projects.
key concepts in English Language Arts that are grade        Children must be potty-trained and turn 5 years old
appropriate. Children entering first grade will focus on    prior to June 1, 2021.
blends, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words, and reading fluency.         Magic School Bus™ Science – Ms. Frizzle says, “Take
Children entering second grade will focus on silent         chances! Make mistakes! Get messy!” Students will
“e”, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words, phonics, and fluency in         learn how things work through hands-on experiences,
reading. Children entering third grade will focus on        books, and videos.
decoding, comparing & contrasting, and learning             Math Madness – This summer children will strengthen
literal and non literal phrases. Children entering fourth   their math skills while working on key concepts that
grade will focus on decoding multisyllabic words,           are grade appropriate. Children entering first grade
using text features, identifying context cues, and using    will focus on math facts, strategies for addition and
affixes to determine meaning. Children entering fifth       subtraction, and competency of whole number
and sixth grade will focus on cause and effect, drawing     relationships and place value. Children entering
inferences, identifying textual evidence, and reading       second grade will focus on math facts, developing
fluency. All classes will learn and apply these concepts    competency strategies for addition and subtraction,
through one-on-one, small group, and whole class            and developing an understanding of standard units
projects.                                                   of measure. Children entering third grade will focus
Fancy Nancy ™ Party – OoooLaLa...this summer is             on math facts, increasing fluency of adding and
fancy, just like Nancy. In this fancy class children will   subtracting to 1,000, competency in multiplication
be exposed to the world of Nancy through books, play,       and division, and developing an understanding of
and art projects fit for your creative child.               fractions. Children entering fourth grade will focus on
For the Love of Mo Willems™ – Children will explore         math facts, developing an understanding of fractions,
exciting Mo Willems™ books this summer. From pigeon         place value of multi-digit numbers, and area. Children
stories to those about cats and elephants- children are     entering fifth and sixth grades will focus on math facts,
sure to be laughing and reading on this adventure.          decimals, adding and subtracting and multiplying
Exhilarating activities will accompany every hilarious      fractions, and increasing competency in division. All
book to create the perfect environment for reading          classes will build fluency through hands-on math
entertainment.                                              activities.
Full STEAM Ahead – Does your child love everything          Paper Quilling – Children will learn the amazing craft
about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and           of paper quilling while they practice cutting, bending,
Math? Children will be exposed to a variety of science      and rolling paper. They will be challenged to turn their
based experiments covering topics such as magnetism,        paper into shapely decorative forms of art.
chemical reactions, minerals, weather, test tubes,
polymers, explosions, and more!
Got Clay? – Children will focus on building techniques,
develop an appreciation of the ceramic process, and an
understanding of the use of materials. They will learn
Course Descriptions • Grayhawk
Slime Science – Is your child always asking to make          Ukulele – Children will learn the basic fundamentals of
slime? Are you tired of the mess? This summer your           playing the ukulele including string names, rhythms,
child will spend their days creating spectacularly           notes, strumming, and strum patterns. They will play
slippery slime and the mess stays at school! Goopy,          a variety of different music, melosides, and harmonies
gooey, slick, smooth, textured, creamy, colored, the         by themselves and with other children.
combinations are endless.                                    Weird and Wacky Science – Science enthusiasts will
Sports Bonanza – Children will participate in a variety      discover and explore the many aspects of science
of individual and group sports activities while focusing     through electrifying investigations, experiments,
on teamwork and cooperation. They will make new              great videos, and activities that will focus on using the
friends while staying active and learning new life skills.   scientific inquiry process.
Students should wear comfortable clothes, gym shoes,         Whiz Kids – Children will explore the world of
and bring a water bottle with their name on it.              science through everyday objects, experiments,
Space Adventures – Does your child dream of blasting         and encounters. This camp will emphasize the STEM
off in a rocket to outer space or question the night         education philosophies with a big bang of fun through
sky? If the answer is yes then “Space Adventures” is         physics, biology, chemistry, geology, astronomy, and
perfect! Children will climb aboard a rocket bound for       zoology.
outer space. They will explore the solar system, space       Wiggles – Children will participate in indoor sports
travel, watch videos, and learn what it’s like to be an      activities to get the wiggles out and be active. Some
astronaut. Children will also integrate math, reading,       fantastic games may include: Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing,
and writing with scientific inquiry.                         Tricky Tower, Worm Hole, Duck Duels, Card Wars,
Summer at Hogwarts™ – Children will learn about              Scooter Fun, Hop in a Hoop, Classroom Foosball, Hula
the secrets of Hogwarts™, Harry Potter™, and “Fantastic      Hoop Chain, and more.
Beasts and Where to Find them”™. Each student will           ZOOM – Zoom will engage your child’s imagination
be sorted into one of the four Hogwarts ™ houses,            through spor ts and movement in a creative
make their very own wand, and participate in various         environment. Participants will play a variety of sports
magical classes.                                             that incorporate relay races, mental challenges, sports
Tree House™ Explorers – Children will travel through         games, and movement while focusing on teamwork
time to explore history with Jack and Annie while            and staying active! Students should wear comfortable
reading Magic Tree House ™ books. A variety of               clothes, gym shoes, and bring a water bottle with their
Magic Tree House ™ books will be highlighted with            name on it.
entertaining and enriching activities to accompany
the stories and adventures.
Mercury Mine Summer School                                                                                                       LOCATION/CONTACT
June 1st - June 24th, 2021
Monday - Thursday • 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                    9640 N 28th St,
Tuition: $145 per 1½-hour Class • $290 per 3-hour Class
                                                                                                                                   Phoenix, AZ 85028
                           REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
                           May 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.                                                                            Yvonne Pilling, Director
           9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.                                          10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COURSE                                           GRADE             COURSE                                     GRADE              To report an absence, or
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1           ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
                                                                                                                               for questions & information,
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2           ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2          contact Mrs. Pilling at
Amazing Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3          Ever So Crafty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3      ypilling@pvlearners.net.
Animal Antics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3          Sports Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Experiment Explosion . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                   Tree House™ Explorers . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Summer at Hogwarts™ . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                    Weird and Wacky Science . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3           ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3       12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ever So Crafty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6           Amazing Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Sports Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6             Experiment Explosion . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Weird and Wacky Science . . . . . . . . . 3-6                      Summer at Hogwarts™ . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4             Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6               Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6

                                             9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                                           GRADE               REMEMBER
Kindergarten Jumpstart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  K     to bring a sack lunch.

          12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.                                   Course Descriptions
COURSE                                           GRADE             Please enroll your student in the grade level they will enter for Fall 2021.
For the Love of Mo Willems  . . . . . .      ™
                                                             K-2
Extreme PE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       K-3   Amazing Art – Does your child have an eye for color? A knack for sketching?
Best of DIY  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     1-4   Children will explore, discover, create, and have fun learning about drawing
Full STEAM Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             1-4   and much more. Budding artists will use a variety of art mediums to create
Rockets  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   1-4   art masterpieces. This class will push your child’s art skills to the next level.
Slime Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        2-6   Animal Antics – Caring for pets, making a bird feeder, learning about
Tour of Italy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     2-6   endangered species, and discovering the duties of a vet are some of the
Tumble Time  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         2-6   educational, creative, and fun activities in this unique class. Children will
                                                                   learn animal behavior facts, tricks, and tips on grooming, feeding, and
                                                                   becoming a responsible pet owner.
Best of DIY – DIY projects may include pallet plaques, prism lights, and wood signs. Children are encouraged
to push their imagination and their skills to produce projects that they will be proud to display at home or give
as gifts.
ELA Wonderland – This summer children will work on key concepts in English Language Arts that are grade
appropriate. Children entering first grade will focus on blends, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words, and reading fluency.
Children entering second grade will focus on silent “e”, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words, phonics, and fluency in reading.
Children entering third grade will focus on decoding, comparing & contrasting, and learning literal and non
literal phrases. Children entering fourth grade will focus on decoding multisyllabic words, using text features,
identifying context cues, and using affixes to determine meaning. Children entering fifth and sixth grade will
focus on cause and effect, drawing inferences, identifying textual evidence, and reading fluency. All classes will
learn and apply these concepts through one-on-one, small group, and whole class projects.
Course Descriptions • Mercury Mine
Ever So Crafty – Your child will be introduced to a         math facts, developing an understanding of fractions,
variety of art styles and artists. Using picture books,     place value of multi-digit numbers, and area. Children
students will bring literature to life through their very   entering fifth and sixth grades will focus on math facts,
own creations. They will be engaged in hands-on             decimals, adding and subtracting and multiplying
projects while discovering their inner artist!              fractions, and increasing competency in division. All
Experiment Explosion – Each day children will be            classes will build fluency through hands-on math
challenged with a new experiment that will blow their       activities.
mind! Experiments may include building an air-fort or       Rockets – This is a fun and educational class where
finding a new use for an ordinary item.                     children will be building, launching, and learning
Extreme PE – Sign up your child for an amazingly            about the exciting world of rockets. They will explore
dynamic and energetic class of games and sports.            how to make several kinds of rockets with materials
Your child will develop teamwork skills, coordination,      they find around the house.
and cooperation. Students should wear comfortable           Slime Science – Is your child always asking to make
clothes, sunscreen, gym shoes, and bring a water            slime? Are you tired of the mess? This summer your
bottle with their name on it.                               child will spend their days creating spectacularly
For the Love of Mo Willems™ – Children will explore         slippery slime and the mess stays at school! Goopy,
exciting Mo Willems™ books this summer. From pigeon         gooey, slick, smooth, textured, creamy, colored, the
stories to those about cats and elephants- children are     combinations are endless.
sure to be laughing and reading on this adventure.          Sports Bonanza – Children will participate in a variety
Exhilarating activities will accompany every hilarious      of individual and group sports activities while focusing
book to create the perfect environment for reading          on teamwork and cooperation. They will make new
entertainment.                                              friends while staying active and learning new life skills.
Full STEAM Ahead – Does your child love everything          Students should wear comfortable clothes, gym shoes,
about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and           and bring a water bottle with their name on it.
Math? Children will be exposed to a variety of science      Summer at Hogwarts™ – Children will learn about
based experiments covering topics such as magnetism,        the secrets of Hogwarts™, Harry Potter™, and “Fantastic
chemical reactions, minerals, weather, test tubes,          Beasts and Where to Find them”™. Each student will
polymers, explosions, and more!                             be sorted into one of the four Hogwarts ™ houses,
Kindergarten Jumpstart – This is a wonderful                make their very own wand, and participate in various
opportunity for your incoming kindergartner to              magical classes.
prepare for the first day of school. Children will focus    Tour of Italy – Children will tour the great land of Italy
on blending sounds, CVC words, sight words, and early       this summer. They will discover and experience the
reading comprehension. Children will also focus on          deep history, vivid culture, historical landmarks, and
math skills including math facts, competency with           rich foods. Children will be amazed at what the “boot
counting, understanding addition and subtraction,           shaped” land has to offer.
and place value. All concepts will be paired with           Tree House™ Explorers – Children will travel through
movement, hands-on activities, and enriching projects.      time to explore history with Jack and Annie while
Children must be potty-trained and turn 5 years old         reading Magic Tree House ™ books. A variety of
prior to June 1, 2021.                                      Magic Tree House ™ books will be highlighted with
Math Madness – This summer children will strengthen         entertaining and enriching activities to accompany
their math skills while working on key concepts that        the stories and adventures.
are grade appropriate. Children entering first grade        Tumble Time – Ready, Set, ROLL!!! Children will learn
will focus on math facts, strategies for addition and       how to tumble as an individual and a team. This is
subtraction, and competency of whole number                 a fun, high-energy class that will improve children's
relationships and place value. Children entering            coordination and flexibility while they learn the basic
second grade will focus on math facts, developing           moves of a gymnast.
competency strategies for addition and subtraction,
and developing an understanding of standard units           Weird and Wacky Science – Science enthusiasts will
of measure. Children entering third grade will focus        discover and explore the many aspects of science
on math facts, increasing fluency of adding and             through electrifying investigations, experiments,
subtracting to 1,000, competency in multiplication          great videos, and activities that will focus on using the
and division, and developing an understanding of            scientific inquiry process.
fractions. Children entering fourth grade will focus on
North Ranch Summer School                                                                                                                            LOCATION/CONTACT
June 1st - June 24th, 2021
Monday - Thursday • 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                       16406 N 61st Pl,
Tuition: $145 per 1½-hour Class • $290 per 3-hour Class
                                                                                                                                                     Scottsdale, AZ 85254
                            REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
                            May 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.                                                                                               Jodi Chester, Director
           9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.                                              10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COURSE                                            GRADE              COURSE                                           GRADE                      To report an absence, or
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1             ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
                                                                                                                                               for questions & information,
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2             ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2                       contact Ms. Chester at
Artzilla . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3     Animal Lovers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                       jchester@pvschools.net.
Slime Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3            Math and Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Pencils to Paintbrushes . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                    Picture Book Art  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Summer at Hogwarts™ . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                      Sports Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3             ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3                        12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Paper Isn’t Flat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6           Artzilla . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
School of Arts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6            Pencils to Paintbrushes . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Sports Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6               Slime Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Math and Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6                 Summer at Hogwarts™ . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4               Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
ELA Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6                 Math Madness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6

                                             9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                                                   GRADE                         REMEMBER
Kindergarten Jumpstart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  K                       to bring a sack lunch.

                            12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.                                                                                  2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                 GRADE           COURSE                                                                                 GRADE

Wild Wild West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       K-1     Giggles and Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              K-1
For the Love of Mo Willems™  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   K-2     Fancy Nancy™ Party . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           K-2
Bubbling, Exploding, Fizzy Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                        1-3     Craft Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   1-3
Certified DIY Beauty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           1-3     Crazy Contraptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           1-3
Full STEAM Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           1-3     Glitter Galore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     1-3
Jam Sports  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    1-3     Wacky Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        1-3
Craft Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3-6     Certified DIY Beauty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           3-6
Crazy Contraptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           3-6     Full STEAM Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           3-6
Hand Sewn Creations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                3-6     Jam Sports  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    3-6
Wacky Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        3-6     What’s the Matter with Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                    3-6

Course Descriptions
Please enroll your student in the grade level they will enter for Fall 2021.
Animal Lovers – Children who love animals are invited to join. Children will learn about animals through different
art projects, science experiments, activities, and games related to a number of furry friends!
Artzilla – Creativity wanted! In this class students will create a variety of Pinterest® inspired activities and let their
imagination run wild! They will create a variety of DIY projects that may include string art, mason jars, picture
frames, Sharpie® art, and much more. With a variety of tools and endless creativity, projects will come to life.
Bubbling, Exploding, Fizzy Science – Explosions - check! This class is perfect for messy science activities.
Children will learn about gas and expansion while exploding a lunch bag, blowing up balloons using chemical
reactions, creating their own lava lamps, and much more.
Course Descriptions • North Ranch
Certified DIY Beauty – This class combines science,          Giggles and Games – Children will read hilarious
chemical engineering, and art for fun with hair              books, play thrilling board games, and participate in
and makeup. Children will make their own beauty              exciting indoor games. Children will be exercising their
products such as lip gloss, eye shadow, bath soaps, and      minds and bodies while laughing their way through
more. They will also create different hair and jewelry       the day.
accessories.                                                 Glitter Galore – Glitter, glitter, EVERYWHERE! Children
Craft Club – Children will spend time working on a           will have a glitter-ific summer creating dazzling
variety of crafts, including friendship bracelets, beaded    projects that may include tiaras, wings, wands, and
animal keychains, fusion beads, and knitting! This is the    much more. Your child will not want to miss this
perfect class to enjoy familiar craft techniques as well     sparkling summer party!
as learning how to make something new.                       Hand Sewn Creations – Children will be taught the
Crazy Contraptions – Children will put their curious         basics of using a needle and thread, various stitches,
minds to the test as they work with their team to create     and sewing techniques. These skills will be put to
unique toys and other crazy contraptions. Participants       practice to create items like pillows, coin purses, and
will find out what it takes to be the next great inventor!   more. We will have SEW much fun!!!
ELA Wonderland – This summer children will work on           Jam Sports – Jam Sports is a fun way to spend the
key concepts in English Language Arts that are grade         afternoon as children explore all types of sports. This
appropriate. Children entering first grade will focus on     class helps build your child's motor skills, hand-eye
blends, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words, and reading fluency.          coordination, agility, and many other sports related
Children entering second grade will focus on silent          skills. Your child will have a blast participating in
“e”, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words, phonics, and fluency in          baseball, basketball, soccer, relays, obstacle races, and
reading. Children entering third grade will focus on         many more.
decoding, comparing & contrasting, and learning              Kindergarten Jumpstart – This is a wonderful
literal and non literal phrases. Children entering fourth    opportunity for your incoming kindergartner to
grade will focus on decoding multisyllabic words,            prepare for the first day of school. Children will focus
using text features, identifying context cues, and using     on blending sounds, CVC words, sight words, and early
affixes to determine meaning. Children entering fifth        reading comprehension. Children will also focus on
and sixth grade will focus on cause and effect, drawing      math skills including math facts, competency with
inferences, identifying textual evidence, and reading        counting, understanding addition and subtraction,
fluency. All classes will learn and apply these concepts     and place value. All concepts will be paired with
through one-on-one, small group, and whole class             movement, hands-on activities, and enriching projects.
projects.                                                    Children must be potty-trained and turn 5 years old
Fancy Nancy ™ Party – OoooLaLa...this summer is              prior to June 1, 2021.
fancy, just like Nancy. In this fancy class children will    Math and Science – Your child’s creativity will
be exposed to the world of Nancy through books, play,        blossom as they explore math and science through art
and art projects fit for your creative child.                projects and experiments! They will explore geometry,
For the Love of Mo Willems™ – Children will explore          symmetry, and more; then use these ideas to make
exciting Mo Willems™ books this summer. From pigeon          creative works of art. Children will be using a variety
stories to those about cats and elephants- children are      of art supplies and building materials in this course.
sure to be laughing and reading on this adventure.
Exhilarating activities will accompany every hilarious
book to create the perfect environment for reading
entertainment.
Full STEAM Ahead – Does your child love everything
about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and
Math? Children will be exposed to a variety of science
based experiments covering topics such as magnetism,
chemical reactions, minerals, weather, test tubes,
polymers, explosions, and more!
Course Descriptions • North Ranch
Math Madness – This summer children will strengthen          Slime Science – Is your child always asking to make
their math skills while working on key concepts that         slime? Are you tired of the mess? This summer your
are grade appropriate. Children entering first grade         child will spend their days creating spectacularly
will focus on math facts, strategies for addition and        slippery slime and the mess stays at school! Goopy,
subtraction, and competency of whole number                  gooey, slick, smooth, textured, creamy, colored, the
relationships and place value. Children entering             combinations are endless.
second grade will focus on math facts, developing            Sports Bonanza – Children will participate in a variety
competency strategies for addition and subtraction,          of individual and group sports activities while focusing
and developing an understanding of standard units            on teamwork and cooperation. They will make new
of measure. Children entering third grade will focus         friends while staying active and learning new life skills.
on math facts, increasing fluency of adding and              Students should wear comfortable clothes, gym shoes,
subtracting to 1,000, competency in multiplication           and bring a water bottle with their name on it.
and division, and developing an understanding of
fractions. Children entering fourth grade will focus on      Summer at Hogwarts™ – Children will learn about
math facts, developing an understanding of fractions,        the secrets of Hogwarts™, Harry Potter™, and “Fantastic
place value of multi-digit numbers, and area. Children       Beasts and Where to Find them”™. Each student will
entering fifth and sixth grades will focus on math facts,    be sorted into one of the four Hogwarts ™ houses,
decimals, adding and subtracting and multiplying             make their very own wand, and participate in various
fractions, and increasing competency in division. All        magical classes.
classes will build fluency through hands-on math             Wacky Science – Safety goggles are required this
activities.                                                  summer as children smash into science! This summer
Paper Isn’t Flat – Children will start with a piece of       children will delve into all sorts of matter from sticky
paper and then make it come to life. They will be            and slimy to stinky and crusty. Children will be oozing
curling, rolling, glueing, stringing, and so much more.      with excitement every day when they come home after
Your future paper expert will learn how to make pop          a day of wacky science experiments.
up cards, jewelry, and more all by manipulating paper.       What’s the Matter with Matter – Matter is everywhere
Pencils to Paintbrushes – Does your child like to            and can make cool things happen. Children will be
draw and paint? They will do both working with a             sending rockets into the sky with water, turning soap
wide variety of materials, including some unusual            into crystals, and seeing how matter works in science
and non-traditional approaches! Children will learn          experiments.
about the elements of line, color, shape, expression,        Wild Wild West – Your child is welcome to pull on their
and composition.                                             boots and saddle up for a Western adventure! Children
Picture Book Art – Children are invited to have fun          will enjoy some “horsin’ around”, lasso practice, gold
with friends this summer in a relaxing art class! Each       rush escapades and more Wild West fun!
day they will read a story as a class that will then come
to life as they create art to reflect the story.
School of Arts – Children will create art like the
Masters: Picasso, Monet, Matisse, and even Andy
Warhol. Children will discover why these artists
became famous for their unique style. They will create
original designs in the style of these great artists while
using different mediums to create works of art to bring
home and treasure forever.
PV Gifted Summer School                                                                                                                               LOCATION/CONTACT
at Wildfire Elementary
June 1st - June 24th, 2021                                                                                                                            3997 E Lockwood Dr,
Monday - Thursday • 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.                                                                                                              Phoenix, AZ 85050
Tuition: $145 per 1½-hour Class • $290 per 3-hour Class
                                                                                                                                                Shelly Richardson, Director
                            REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
                            May 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.                                                                                             To report an absence, or
           9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.                                                10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                                        for questions & information,
COURSE                                             GRADE              COURSE                                          GRADE
                                                                                                                                                 contact Mrs. Richardson at
                                                                                                                                                 shrichardson@pvschools.net
Energized ELA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1            Mathlete Enthusiasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Energized ELA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2            Mathlete Enthusiasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Arts Smarts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3           Games Unplugged . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
History Heroes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3              i-GROW  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Science Sleuths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3               Imagination Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                          12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sports Unleashed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3                  STEMgineers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Energized ELA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3            Mathlete Enthusiasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Games Unplugged . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6                     Arts Smarts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
iGROW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6         History Heroes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Imagination Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6                  Science Sleuths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
STEMgineers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6               Sports Unleashed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Mathlete Enthusiasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4                  Energized ELA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Mathlete Enthusiasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6                    Energized ELA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6
                                                                                                                                                        REMEMBER
                                              9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                   to bring a sack lunch.
COURSE                                                                                                                   GRADE
Kindergarten Scholars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  K

                            12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.                                                                                   2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                   GRADE         COURSE                                                                                   GRADE

Craftivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   1-3   Art Innovators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         1-3
Space Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       1-3   Brain Game Academy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                 1-3
STEM Creationeers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              1-3   PE Powerhouses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            1-3
Under the Sea  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         1-3   Science and Art, Of Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   1-3
Art Innovators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        3-6   Craftivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3-6
Brain Game Academy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                 3-6   Space Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       3-6
PE Powerhouses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            3-6   STEM Creationeers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              3-6
Science and Art, Of Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   3-6   Under the Sea  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         3-6

                                                                                  12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
COURSE                                                                                                                                                                                           GRADE
Kinder Scholars Can Go Farther . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kindergarten

Course Descriptions
Please enroll your student in the grade level they will enter for Fall 2021.
Arts Smarts – Everyone knows what it means to be book smart, but there are so many other smarts that make
us who we are! Children will delve into their art smarts and enjoy learning different styles of art while working
with various mediums! Children will be encouraged to be creative, get messy, and make a masterpiece! Each
child will have a chance to explore their artistic side and make several different art pieces to share with the world!
Course Descriptions • Gifted @ Wildfire
Art Innovators – Are you a fan of Art History? This          History Heroes – History fans unite! Travel through
is the class for you! Come learn about the greats            time to examine several historical events and battles
of Art while exploring their techniques to create            that shaped our world as we know it! Children will
masterpieces! You will never look at art the same way        recreate battles, create projects, and act out scenes
when you have delved into the past and examined              from history! Children will learn about lesser known
the great artistic talents of all time! Each student will    stories from history and immerse themselves in times
create many pieces to admire for years to come!              and places from long ago!
Brain Game Academy – Your child should come                  iGROW – Do you have a child who loves being active?
join the fun as we play games with partners, in              Are they looking for activities and exercise that
small groups, and as a whole class. Some games will          enables them to feel more confident, positive and
S T R E T C H their mind, and others will help them          strong? Then this summer fitness opportunity is the
discover strategies to problem solve and outsmart            answer! This program promotes a healthy lifestyle via
opponents. There will be thrilling activities as the         exercise, education, and team building activities. It
group strategizes through games. If your child likes         is important to have a healthy lifestyle and this class
games or wants to learn games such as Mastermind®,           touches on a variety of key elements including how to
Blokus®, Set®, and Sequence®, they will love this class!     achieve a healthy mindset, positive thinking, win-win
Craftivity – Does your child see the potential for art       relationships, and build self-esteem.
projects everywhere? Do they thrive on making crafts         Imagination Studio – Children are encouraged to
and creating funky art and crazy crafts. Your child’s        let their imagination run wild as they join forces with
creativity will flourish as children express themselves      their creative side and their building skills! They will
while discovering their potential with each concoction.      invent, tinker, design, and create passion projects from
They will create a variety of creative projects and let      unique and recyclable materials. Children start with an
their artistic juices flow!                                  idea and turn it into a masterpiece in the makerspace.
Energized ELA – This summer children will work on            Kindergarten Scholars – Calling all kindergartners!
key concepts in English Language Arts that are grade         Children will explore enriched and challenging
appropriate for gifted children. Children entering           curriculum while learning about interest-based
first grade will focus on blends, CVC, CCVC, CVCC            topics. Children will focus on blending sounds, CVC
words, and reading fluency. Children entering second         words, sight words, and early reading comprehension.
grade will focus on silent “e”, CVC, CCVC, CVCC words,       Children will also focus on math skills including math
phonics, and fluency in reading. Children entering           facts, competency with counting, understanding
third grade will focus on decoding, comparing &              addition and subtraction, and place value. Your
contrasting, and learning literal and non literal phrases.   learners will be ready for kindergarten and beyond
Children entering fourth grade will focus on decoding        after this exciting class! Children must be 5 years old
multisyllabic words, using text features, identifying        and potty-trained by June 1, 2021.
context cues, and using affixes to determine meaning.        Kindergarten Scholars Can Go Farther – This class
Children entering fifth and sixth grade will focus on        is an extension of the morning Kindergarten Scholars
cause and effect, drawing inferences, identifying            class. Young learners will have time to explore more
textual evidence, and reading fluency. All classes will      hands-on science, social studies, art, music, and play
learn and apply these concepts through one-on-one,           to keep the fun going all day! Children must be 5 years
small group, and whole class projects.                       old and potty-trained by June 1, 2021.
Games Unplugged – Your child can challenge their
brain through a variety of games and activities! Using
cards, dice, puzzles and games, children will learn logic
strategies and critical thinking skills. The "thinkers" in
this class will enhance their strategic thinking skills,
discrete math skills, and problem solving techniques.
Course Descriptions • Gifted @ Wildfire
Mathlete Enthusiasts – This summer children                  Space Race – Calling all future NASA® astronauts!
will strengthen their math skills while working on           Your child can join the Space Race to explore space,
key concepts that are grade appropriate for gifted           planets, galaxies, astronomy, and the solar system! All
children. Children entering first grade will focus on        of the exciting mysteries of space will come alive as
math facts, strategies for addition and subtraction,         they examine, research, question, and dive deep into
and competency of whole number relationships and             astronomy!
place value. Children entering second grade will focus       Sports Unleashed – Does your child love sports? Are
on math facts, developing competency strategies              they ready for extreme games, sports, and exercise?
for addition and subtraction, and developing                 This advanced sports class will get their heart pumping
an understanding of standard units of measure.               through creative workouts for a variety of sports!
Children entering third grade will focus on math             Each child will stay active through games, fun drills,
facts, increasing fluency of adding and subtracting to       challenges, and music integration while staying fit.
1,000, competency in multiplication and division, and
developing an understanding of fractions. Children           STEM Creationeers – Create, construct, and engineer!
entering fourth grade will focus on math facts,              In this exciting class, your child will examine concepts
developing an understanding of fractions, place value        like aerodynamics and speed while researching,
of multi-digit numbers, and area. Children entering          experimenting, and building creations like ramps, wind
fifth and sixth grades will focus on math facts, decimals,   cars, hovercrafts, airships, and rockets. Your child will
adding and subtracting and multiplying fractions, and        get messy with STEM while designing, prototyping,
increasing competency in division. All classes will build    and exploring the interesting world of STEM!
fluency through hands-on math activities.                    STEMgineers – Is your child curious about how
PE Powerhouses – Is PE your child’s favorite special         things operate? Children can jump into the world of
area class? Sports, games, strategy, and teamwork            engineering and design in this STEM class where they
will all be explored while being active! If your child is    will design and construct a variety of projects and
ready for non-stop PE fun, then they should come and         explore the principles of STEM. These junior engineers
be a powerhouse! Children should wear comfortable            will be hands-on, building, exploring and testing, as
clothes, gym shoes, and bring a water bottle with their      they would in the design process.
name on it.                                                  Under the Sea – Do the mysteries of the ocean
Science and Art, Of Course – Explore, manipulate, and        mystify your child? They can become oceanographers
discover art and science together. Each art activity will    as they delve into the world of the ocean, perform
have a science component such as painting with water         experiments, and create amazing projects!
and oil, painting with ice cubes, making silhouettes
and baked drawings. Children will be amazed with
the beauty of art, the fun of creation, and fascinating
science.
Science Sleuths – Is your child ready to learn the
thrill and action of being a wild scientist? Children will
become real live scientists as they explore safe and
thrilling science experiments. They will predict, make
hypothesis, record their observations and share their
results. Science Sleuths will create science havoc and
explore scientific mysteries as they experiment with
science!
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