Youth Summer Camps 2018 - www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed JUNE JULY AUGUST - Eden Prairie Schools

 
Youth Summer Camps 2018 - www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed JUNE JULY AUGUST - Eden Prairie Schools
Youth Summer Camps 2018
COMMUNITY            HALF-DAY AND FULL-DAY CAMPS
EDUCATION            FOR YOUTH AGES 4 AND UP

EPIC
 endless possibilities, inspiring children

 www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed
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Youth Summer Camps 2018 - www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed JUNE JULY AUGUST - Eden Prairie Schools
EPIC YOUTH

                                                                   EPIC
PROGRAM
ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES,
INSPIRING CHILDREN

SUMMER CAMP
                                                                    endless possibilities,
Eden Prairie Schools - Community
Education is proud to offer EPIC
                                                                    inspiring children
Summer Camp, which is a youth
program designed to be flexible,
affordable and full of fun!
                                                                     TABLE OF CONTENTS
Our EPIC youth program ignites
                                                                     About Community Education........................1
interest and challenges youth in a fun,
                                                                     About Eden Prairie Schools...........................3
safe, and supportive atmosphere.
                                                                     Eagle Zone School Age Care........................55
Enrichment and recreational classes
are available to students before and                                 Family Resources Program............................2
after school and throughout the                                      FAQs about EPIC............................................5
summer for youth ages four and up!                                   KinderCamp.................................................52
                                                                     Targeted Services...........................................7
                                                                     Volunteer with Us!........................................1
TARGETED SERVICES
EPIC also includes Targeted Services.
Targeted Services is a state-funded                                  CAMP DESCRIPTIONS AND DETAILS
program designed to create
programming that ensures each                                        Week 1:     June 18 - 21..................................11
student reaches their academic                                       Week 2:     June 25 - 28..................................17
goals. Students are referred to the                                  Week 3:     July 9 - 12......................................23
Targeted Services program by their                                   Week 4:     July 16 - 19....................................29
classroom teacher.                                                   Week 5:     July 23 - 26....................................35
                                                                     Week 6:     July 30 - Aug. 2..............................41
Targeted Services qualified students                                 Week 7:     Aug. 6 - 9......................................47
are eligible for free bus
                                                                     Week 8:     Aug. 13 - 16..................................51
transportation to and from morning
camps for the first seven weeks of
EPIC. Registrations must be                                          MORE SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES
received by May 31 to get                                            WITH COMMUNITY EDUCATION
transportation.
                                                                     Driver Education..........................................54
                                                                     Math by Mail...............................................54
                                                                     Middle School / High School Prep...............54
Eden Prairie Schools                                                 Online Summer Band Lessons.....................16
Community Education                                                  Professional Skills for Young Adults.............16
952-975-6940                                                         Volunteer with Us!........................................1
ComEd@EdenPr.org
www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed
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ABOUT
ABOUTEDEN
      EDENPRAIRIE
          PRAIRIESCHOOLS
                  SCHOOLS-COMMUNITY
                           COMMUNITYEDUCATION
                                     EDUCATION
Eden Prairie Schools Community Education connects,
empowers, and enriches peoples’ lives through
lifelong learning and service to our diverse and
                                                             Register                                                                                                                ADULT PROGRAM
evolving community. We offer many opportunities
and programs for you, no matter what your age!                        ONLINE                                                                                                        Adult Learning
                                                                     www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed                                                                                   We believe you are never done learning! That’s why
                                                                                                                                                                                    our Community Education program offers hundreds of
                                                                      PHONE 952-975-6940                                                                                            classes. Topic areas include computer courses, dance,
  CONTACT US                                                                                                                                                                        financial planning, fitness, hobbies, DIY home projects,
                                                                                                                                                                                    music, language, personal growth, cooking, plus
Phone: 952-975-6940                                                   IN PERSON                                                                                                     periodic seminars on parenting topics and more. New
Fax: 952-975-6920                                                     Education Center                                                                                              classes are offered weekly and vary widely. Rediscover
Email: ComEd@edenpr.org                                               8040 Mitchell Road                                                                                            the joy of learning with no grades or papers - just the
                                                                      Eden Prairie MN 55344                                                                                         pure satisfaction of discovering something new.
                                                                      8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
                                                                                                                           YOUTH PROGRAM
                                                                      Monday - Friday
                                                                                                                                                                                    Adult Basic Education and ESL
                                                                                                                                                                                    In partnership with Metro South, we offer classes in

 EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                                                                    Adult ESL, GED, Diploma, College Prep and Citizenship.
                                                                                                                         EPIC Youth Program Age 4+                                  They are offered in Eden Prairie and Bloomington. Learn
                                                                                                                         Our EPIC youth program ignites interest and                more at www.metrosouth.org.
                                                                                                                         challenges youth in a fun, safe, and supportive
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)                    Early Childhood Program Locations                             atmosphere. Enrichment and recreational classes
Parents and Children Ages Birth to 5                                                                                     are available to students before and after school and      Adults with Disabilities Learning Exchange
ECFE classes are designed to strengthen families and       Education Center                                              in the summer. Learn more about our wide variety           A wide variety of classes and support services are
support children’s healthy growth and development.         8040 Mitchell Road                                            of youth programming opportunities online at               offered for adults with disabilities. Classes meet from
Ongoing monthly, weekly, and one time classes provide      Eden Prairie, MN 55344                                        www.edenpr.org/EPIC.                                       September to June and are open to residents of Eden
parenting tips that can be used immediately.                                                                                                                                        Prairie, Bloomington, Edina, and Richfield.
                                                           Lower Campus Preschool Center
                                                           8100 School Road                                              Driver Education
Little Eagles Preschool Ages 3 to 5                        Eden Prairie, MN 55344
                                                                                                                         Classroom and behind the wheel instruction are
                                                                                                                         offered after school and in the summer at the EP High
Our preschool program is designed to provide children
                                                                                                                         School with certified, licensed teachers. Learn more
with all aspects of developmental preparation. Our         Cedar Ridge Elementary                                        at www.edenpr.org/drivereducation.
program content, highly qualified teachers, and use of     8905 Braxton Drive
best teaching practices earned our preschool program
the highest Parent Aware rating of four stars.
                                                           Eden Prairie, MN 55344
                                                                                                                         Eagle Zone School Age Care
                                                                                                                         Starting in Fall 2018, the district-wide before and
Early Childhood Screening                                                                                                after school child care program will be coordinated
                                                                                                                         by EPS Community Education. We are excited to offer
Screening is required of all children prior to starting
                                                                                                                         an affordable, fun, and engaging care option for your
kindergarten. Children can be screened beginning
                                                                                                                         K-6 grade child. We will incorporate outdoor and gym
at age 3. For more information about screening
                                                                                                                         time; quiet activities such as a reading corner, drawing
and to learn how to schedule an appointment, visit
                                                                                                                         station or a dramatic play area; and coordinated
www.edenpr.org/ecscreening.
                                                                                                                         activities including arts projects, STEM experiments,
                                                                                                                         and other hands-on activities. Learn more at www.
                                                                                                                         edenpr.org/EagleZone.

     VOLUNTEER
 Foster growth and creativity in Eden Prairie’s youngest
 learners by volunteering with Community Education.
                                                           Facilities Use and Rental                                       FAMILY RESOURCES PROGRAM
                                                           Are you looking for a place to meet or play? Most Eden
 Opportunities include:                                    Prairie School facilities can be scheduled for a variety of   Eden Prairie Schools understands that every family         Our staff can answer questions about what services are
  • Preschool or Elementary Literacy Tutor                 activities during non-school hours. Whether you need a        needs help from time to time. Our community has            provided locally and by whom, facilitate connection
  • Early Childhood Classroom Volunteer                    meeting room, a whole gym or something in-between,            a committed and compassionate group of service             to other organizations, and help navigate systems and
                                                           Community Education can help! Our modest fees and             providers and nonprofits ready and willing to support      advocate for families in need.
  • Special Events Support                                                                                               families with a variety of needs.
                                                           professional on-site staff provide a convenient and high
  • Early Childhood Advisory Council                       quality experience. Learn more by calling 952-975-6941                                                                   Additional information about resources and services
  • EPIC Camp Support                                      or visiting www.edenpr.org/facilityuse.                       The goal of Community Education’s Family Resources         available online at www.edenpr.org/familyresources.
                                                                                                                         Program is to connect Eden Prairie students and
 Learn more at www.edenpr.org/volunteer.                                                                                 families to resources in the community.

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ABOUT EDEN PRAIRIE SCHOOLS

    It’s time to register for 2018-19

    Kindergarten                                                                                                                    Our outstanding
                                                                                                                                  teaching staff has a
                                                                                                                                  99% approval rating
                                                                                                                                    among parents
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Our challenging
                                                                                                                                                                                                      classes help students
                                                                                                                                                                                                     build 21st century skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                      and potentially earn
                                                                                                                                                                                                        high school credit

                                                                                                                                                                  Through personalized
                                                                                                                                                                    learning, students
                                                                                                                                                                    are encouraged to
                                                                                                                                                                    demonstrate their
                                                                                                                                                                   learning in different

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                                                                                                                                Our rigorous
                                                                                                                                                                           ways

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Our students have
                                                                                                                            curriculum promotes                                                         access to the widest
                                                                                                                            academic excellence                                                          variety of athletic,
                                                                                                                               for all learners                                                         academic and music
                                                                                                                                                                                                        options in the state
       Will your child be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018?
               If so, it’s time to register for kindergarten!

    Why do families love Eden Prairie Schools?                                                                             Central Middle School                                                         Serving grades 7-8
     • Low class sizes – Eden Prairie Schools is committed to low class sizes and has the lowest average
       kindergarten through 2nd grade class sizes in the west metro.
     • High parent approval ratings – Our outstanding teaching staff has a 99% approval rate among parents.

                                                                                                                                     EACH
     • The most co-curricular opportunities – We offer the largest variety of athletic, academic and music
       options in the state.
     • Best college enrollment rates – A higher percentage of graduates enroll in college than any other
       district in the Lake Conference. The Lake Conference includes Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka & Wayzata.

    How can I register?
    Visit www.edenpr.org/kindergarten to see our registration checklist and view options for
    submitting your child’s registration.
                                                                                                                                   What do we mean by “Inspiring each student every day”?
    Join us in August for KinderCamp
                                                                                                                             At Central Middle School we focus on the whole student. All of our learners have a unique set of
    KinderCamp is a free opportunity for students entering kindergarten to help build their confidence                           skills and abilities, and we’re committed to helping each student reach his or her highest
    about the start of the school year. Held at your child’s elementary school, students will experience                              potential. Our highly-qualified staff are experts in nurturing students and helping
    the elements of a “typical” kindergarten day and learn what it means to be an Eden Prairie Eagle.                                             them build independence as they mature into young adults.
    View the KinderCamp dates for your neighborhood elementary school at www.edenpr.org/
    kindergarten.                                                                                                            We invite you to come experience the CMS Way. Schedule a tour online at www.edenpr.org/tour
                                                                                                                              or call our office directly at 952-975-7300. We look forward to meeting you and your student!

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EPIC SUMMER CAMP FAQs
WELCOME TO EPIC                         DROP OFF AND PICK UP                   LUNCH AND SNACKS                          WEATHER POLICY
SUMMER CAMP                             All youth need to be signed in and     Lunch supervision is available if         All camps have rain backups in            WHAT IS THE DAILY SCHEDULE
Eden Prairie Schools - Community        out every day by a parent/guardian     your child is signed up for both          place, so schedules will run as
Education is proud to offer EPIC
Summer Camp, which is a youth
                                        between 8-9 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. at
                                        Oak Point/Eagle Heights Gym B.
                                                                               morning and afternoon camp.
                                                                               Please provide a lunch, two snacks,
                                                                                                                         normal.                                                              MORNING CAMPS 9 AM - 12 PM
program designed to be flexible,        Students attending morning-only        and drink. Refrigeration is available.    EPIC STAFF                                drop off   8 - 9 AM        Choose from a wide variety of camps
                                                                                                                                                                                              including those eligible for Targeted Services
affordable and full of fun! EPIC also   camps must be picked up by 12:30       EPIC staff will supervise lunch time
                                                                               and provide activities before they
                                                                                                                         They are dedicated professionals          pick up    12 - 12:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                              enrollments. Camps run Monday - Thursday.
includes Targeted Services. Targeted    p.m. Drop-off for students attending                                             who’s main focus is safe, fun
Services is a state-funded program      afternoon-only camps begins at         head off to their afternoon camp.         experiences for your child.
designed to create programming          12:30 p.m.
that ensures each student reaches                                              SUPERVISED DURING NON-                    STAFF RATIOS                                                          SUPERVISED LUNCH              12 - 1 PM
their academic goals. Students are      CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT                 CAMP CARE TIMES                           EPIC staff will follow state guidelines                               Available for children attending both
referred to the Targeted Services       Children will be released to           EPIC staff will supervise drop-off,                                                                             morning and afternoon camps. Please bring
program by their classroom teacher.                                                                                      for out-of-school time ratios, which
                                        authorized persons only or escorted    lunch, and pick up time periods           are 15 to 1. Camps for 4-year-olds                                    your own food and drink.
                                        to their Targeted Services bus. If a   outside the regular camp times at         follow a 10 to 1 ratio.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE                   child is to be picked up by anyone     no cost to you. During these times,
Registrations are due by noon on        other than the legal guardian,         youth have the option to participate
the Thursday before camp starts.        written notification must be                                                     FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE                                                 AFTERNOON CAMPS                1 - 4 PM
Registration of for Targeted Services   given BY EPIC staff. Please include
                                                                               in activities until their parents
                                                                               arrive.
                                                                                                                         Yes, fee assistance is available for      drop off   12:30 - 1 PM    Additional camp options for various ages
                                                                                                                         qualified families. Visit www.eden-
referrals are due by May 31.            multiple emergency contacts when
                                                                                                                         pr.org/feeassistance.                     pick up    4 - 5 PM        and interest areas are available. Camps run
                                        registering.                           LATE PICK UP FEES                                                                                              Monday - Thursday.
                                                                               EPIC closes at 5 p.m. each day. Any       GRADES
                                                                               child picked up after 5 p.m. is subject   Grades listed are entering grades
                                                                               to a late fee of $1 per minute.           for the 18-19 school year. PreK
                                                                                                                         youth must be age 4 by the start of
                                                                                                                         camp.
ALL CAMPS ARE HELD AT OAK POINT / EAGLE HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
                                                                                                                         CAMP LOCATION
                                                                                                                         All EPIC Summer Camps are hosted
                                                                                                                         at Oak Point / Eagle Heights

HOW TO USE THIS CATALOG
                                                                                                                         Elementary School.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         “My 9 year old daughter
                                                                                                                         BUS TRANSPORTATION                                                                loved EPIC camp and
                                                                                                                         Targeted services qualified
The catalog lays out week by week                                                                                        students are eligible for free bus
                                                                                                                                                                                                          came home each day
what your camp options are for both                                                                                      transportation to and from morning                                               so excited to show we
morning and afternoon. Each week is                                                                                      camps. See page 7 for details.                                                  what she coded. I am so
designated with a different color.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               impressed!”
    Week 1:   June 18 - 21                                                                                               REFUND POLICY
    Week 2:   June 25 - 28                                                                                               If you need to cancel, please notify
    Week 3:   July 9 - 12                                                                                                us at 952-975-6940 and we will
    Week 4:   July 16 - 19                                                                                               refund your camp fee minus a $5
    Week 5:   July 23 - 26                                                                                               processing fee. No refunds can be
    Week 6:   July 30 - Aug. 2                                                                                           given on or after the start of camp.
    Week 7:   Aug. 6 - 9
    Week 8:   Aug. 13 - 16

Camp descriptions are organized
by age for each week starting with
camps for PreK (age 4).

Camps taught in Spanish are
highlighted in a color shaded box.
                                                                                                                                              RegisteR
Targeted Services eligible camps are
designated with a .
                                                                                                                                                      ONLINE                                                 IN PERSON
                                                                                                                                                      www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed                           Education Center
Afternoon camps are at the end                                                                                                                                                                               8040 Mitchell Road
of each week section in the yellow                                                                                                                    PHONE                                                  Eden Prairie, MN 55344
shaded area.
                                                                                                                                                      952-975-6940                                           8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Monday - Friday
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TARGETED SERVICES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
                                                                                                                            HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD              IS TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE?
Children can qualify to receive free enrollment in select camps this                                                        WAS REFERRED?                          Targeted services qualified
summer based on school staff recommendations or performance                                                                 Students are referred by their         students are eligible for free bus
assessments through a program called, Targeted Services. Through the                                                        classroom teacher. If you have         transportation to and from morning
EPIC Summer Camp program, EPS Community Education offers your                                                               questions about your child’s           camps.
child FREE enrollment in the classes identified with a . Funding for                                                        referral, please contact their                                                    “Thanks to the amazing
your child’s participation is provide by the State of Minnesota’s Targeted                                                  teacher.                                                                          staff- they just go above
                                                                                                                                                                   CAN A SIBLING NOT IN TARGETED
Services program. Participation is optional and at the discretion of                                                                                               SERVICE CAMPS TAKE THE                     and beyond for our kids
parents.                                                                                                                    WHAT DOES IT COST?                     TARGETED SERVICES BUS?                      in this community and
                                                                                                                            Referred students are invited to       If you have additional children            we really appreciate all
Camps are taught by licensed teachers and designed to support academic                                                      attend the morning camps at no         attending morning EPIC summer                       they do!”
and social skills in a supportive and fun atmosphere. Student choice is an                                                  cost. You are welcome to also          camps, they are invited to ride
important aspect of engaged learning. Our camps cover a wide variety of                                                     register for afternoon camps.          the Targeted Services bus. Siblings
topic areas and meet district academic standards. Though it may sound                                                       Camps range in cost from $69-$185.     must have completed kindergarten
on the surface like just a fun camp, the curriculum is well thought out and                                                                                        in order to ride the bus. Please
designed to meet your student’s academic needs.                                                                             HOW MANY SESSIONS DOES MY              register them online by May 31.
                                                                                                                            CHILD NEED TO ATTEND?
Our goal is to provide a program that enhances student engagement,                                                          It’s completely your choice. We do                                           WHEN DO I DROP OFF AND PICK UP?
creates meaningful experiences and supports students’ academic goals. To                                                    ask that students who qualify for                                            If you choose, you are welcome
keep your child’s mind active all summer long, we recommend signing up                                                      Targeted Services enroll in at least                                         to drop off and pick up your child.
for four to six camps.                                                                                                      four weeks of camps. This allows us                                          All youth need to be signed in and
                                                                                                                            adequate time with your student to                                           out every day by a parent/guardian
                                                                                                                            continue to develop their skills.                                            between 8-9am and 4-5pm at
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Oak Point/Eagle Heights Gym
                                                                                                                                                                                                         B. Students attending morning-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         only camps must be picked up by
    HOW DOES THE TARGETED                                                                                                                                                                                12:30pm. Drop-off for students
                                                                                                                                                                                                         attending afternoon-only camps
    SERVICES REGISTRATION WORK?                                                                                                                                      “Our daughter starts
                                                                                                                                                                      talking about EPIC
                                                                                                                                                                                                         begins at 12:30pm.

                                                                                                                                                                   classes in the middle of              HOW DOES CHECK-IN AND
    1.   Be referred to targeted services by your classroom teacher.                                                                                                                                     CHECK-OUT WORK?
    2.   Sign the Continuous Learning Plan provided by your classroom                                                                                               winter, she loves them               Children will be released to
         teacher.                                                                    “Kids were busy and
    3.   Register for the camps of you and your student’s choice at
                                                                                                                                                                     so much! This is her                authorized persons only or escorted
         www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed or call 952-975-6940.
                                                                                       active all through                                                          third or fourth year and              to their Targeted Services bus. If a
                                                                                     the class. They did a                                                                                               child is to be picked up by anyone
                                                                                                                                                                   we plan on coming back                other than the legal guardian,
    REGISTER ONLINE www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed                                      variety of different                                                                every year.”                   written notification must be
    Registering online is quick and easy! We have one convenient                       things and had a                                                                                                  given in EPIC staff. Please include
    place to register for all Community Education programs from                                                                                                                                          multiple emergency contacts when
    early childhood through adult classes. If you haven’t already                            blast!”
                                                                                                                                                                                                         registering.
    done so, create an account to register yourself and your family
    members for a class or activity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         NEED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
    When registering for                                                                                                                                                                                 FOR AFTERNOON CAMPS?
    Targeted Services                                                                                                                                                                                    Are you interested in staying for
    camps, select the $0.00                                                                                                                                                                              afternoon camps but need financial
    camp fee option.                                                          REGISTER BY PHONE                                                                                                          assistance? We offer scholarships
                                                                              Call 952-975-6940 to register. Our staff                                                                                   to families for all Community
    After selecting the camp, you will be asked a few short questions         can help you register your child for                                                                                       Education camps and classes. Visit
    about the Targeted Services referral. This information is needed for      summer camp. Please share with them                                                                                        www.edenpr.org/financialassistance
    reporting to the State of Minnesota.                                      the specific camps your child is interested                                                                                to learn more.
                                                                              in attending.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         WHAT IF MY CHILD IS NOT
    REGISTRATION TIPS: You can now search for “targeted services”             REGISTER IN PERSON                                                                                                         REFERRED, CAN THEY STILL
    in the search bar and use the search menu bar to narrow your              To register, visit the Community                                                                                           ATTEND CAMPS AT EPIC?
    results by grade or start date.                                           Education office located in the Education                                                                                  All students are welcome to attend
                                                                              Center at 8040 Mitchell Rd. The office is                                                                                  EPIC. If you are not a referred
                                                                              open from 8am - 4:30pm. Our staff will                                                                                     student there is a fee attached
                                                                              be happy to assist you with registering                                                                                    to each camp. We offer financial
                                                                              your child for summer camp.                                                                                                assistance to families who qualify.

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MEET OUR STAFF
                                                                                                                             Jeff Thelen has been in Eden Prairie Schools for 21 years.
                                                                                                                             He has served as a classroom teacher, instructional
                                                                                                                             coach, and parent educator. For the past few years, Jeff
                                                                                                                             has helped support the Targeted Services portion for our
                                             Neil Trevethan is a fourth grade teacher at
                                                                                                                             EPIC Youth Program. He lives in Eden Prairie with his wife,
                                             Oak Point. He enjoys guiding students in
                                                                                                                             Betsy, and his two daughters, Abigail (16) and Maddie
                                             discovering new interests, getting curious, and
                                                                                                                             (12).
                                             finding answers. That is why this year he came
                                             up with new courses around discovering cool
                                             stuff in science and language. He looks forward
                                             to learning with and from you!

    Say “hello” to Allie Cavanaugh. During
    the school year, Allie is a teacher at Eden
    Prairie Schools in Little Eagles Preschool.
    She loves reading, riding my bike, and
    eating pizza. Allie has two cats and a dog.
    She is so excited to spend the summer                                                                                                          Meet Sam Jay! She has been a
    playing fun games, eating yummy treats,                                                                                                        parent in the district for over 20
    and making messy art!                                                                                                                          years. Her children are grown
                                                                                                                                                   and have graduated from Eden
                                                                                                                                                   Prairie, but she still has a passion
                                                                                                                                                   for our schools and education.
                                                                                                   Amber Joyce is the Youth Programs               Sam is our Office Professional
                                                                                                   Specialist with Eden Prairie Schools            supporting our Youth Programs.
                                                                                                   Community Education. This will be               She is excited for this year’s
                                             This is Laura Jenson! She is in her fifth year with   her third year programming EPIC                 EPIC summer camps and looks
                                             EPIC and seventh year with Eden Prairie Schools       classes and camps for the school                forward to seeing your child’s
                                             Community Education. She received her Master          year and summer program. Amber                  smiling face every day!
                                             of Arts degree in special education from Saint        enjoys working with students and
                                             Mary’s University of Minnesota. Over the years,       finding new ways to get them
                                             she’s had the opportunity to work in many             involved in youth programs.
                                             positions including paraprofessional, assistant,
                                             EPIC instructor, and special education teacher. She
                                             loves working with the EPIC program, because of
                                             all the variety it offers and the passion the staff
                                             and students bring to every camp. Laura has seen
                                             the EPIC program grow each year and is proud to
                                             be part of such a fantastic program.                             This is just a handful of the passionate, high-
                                                                                                              qualified staff you will see this summer!

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June 18 - 21                                                                                                  Morning Camps 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM                                                WEEK 1
Camp GLOW                              Shapes, Symmetry and Sides                Jr STEM Camp: Inside the Force          Read and Roll                          Summer Travel Adventures:
No need to be afraid of the dark       Shapes are everywhere! During             Force is everywhere. What is force      Rolling, crawling, balancing....       South/Central America
when there’s glow in the dark slime,   our time together, we will explore        and where is it? Explore different      and reading? Yes, that’s right!! A     Join us with your passports as
bowling and rainbow eruptions.         two and three-dimensional shapes,         types of force such as gravity,         multi-sensory approach to reading.     we travel the continents through
We’ll experiment with glow in the      symmetry and flips, turns and             friction, magnetic, electrical and      Students will develop reading,         food, crafts, art and reading. We
dark puffy paint and create our own    slides. Along the way, we will gain       more, in this fun camp that will save   vocabulary, and writing skills in a    will explore the countries within     Traveling Books
glowing constellations. We’ll even     a basic understanding of geometry.        you from the Dark Side. Instructor:     positive “play-like” atmosphere.       South/Central America. We will        Do you have a travel bug? Grab your
treat ourselves to a cupcake that      We will play games, work with             Engineering for Kids                    Instructor: Kevin McCartan             encounter new animals, experience     passport and jump on the plane!
glows! Instructor: EPIC Staff          manipulatives and create projects!                                                                                       adventures through jungles, climb     Come discover the countries and
                                       Instructor: Linda Enck                    #7143     Grades K-3      $135.00       #3013A     Grades 1-2    $99.00        Machu Picchu, learn about Mayan/      cultures of diverse book characters
#3162A     Grades PreK-1      $89.00                                                                                                                            Aztec culture, cook a snack, and      like Aneel from “Hot, Hot Roti for
                                       #3032A     Grades 2-3    $99.00                                                                                          hear from natives. Instructor:        Dada-ji,” Strega Nona from “Strega
                                                                                 African Safari                          STEM Summer Olympics                   Latasha Slinden                       Nona,” and Elena from “Elena’s
                                                                                 Do you like African animals? Get        Do you have what it takes to
Dinosaur Stomp                                                                   ready for a safari adventure! How       compete in the Summer STEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Serenade”. We will travel to places
During this prehistoric week we will                                                                                                                            #3026A     Grades 1-3    $99.00       like India, Italy, and Mexico to
                                                                                 big is an elephant and how does its     Olympics? Use your STEM skills
be painting with dinosaurs, making     Art Academy Camp                                                                  to design your own creations to
                                                                                                                                                                                                      learn about these character’s
                                       Does your child love art? Painting,       trunk work? How fast is a cheetah?                                                                                   cultural history, traditions, and the
dinosaur feet and creating our own                                               What does a giraffe eat? Each day       win several hands on, challenging
dinosaurs! We will dance and move      drawing, clay- it’s all awesome!                                                                                                                               landmarks of each place! Instructor:
                                                                                 we’ll learn about a different animal    events! Fill your bucket fastest in
around like the dinosaurs did during   We will experiment with many
                                                                                 with games, books, and crafts. You      the Drip and Dash relay, keep your     Summer Travel Adventures: Africa      Choua Claire Lee
the prehistoric times! We can go       techniques, materials, and styles                                                 egg safe in the Egg Drop, and melt     Join us as we travel the continents
                                       as we make snow globes, paint on          will become an animal expert!                                                                                        #3017A     Grades 1-3      $99.00
on a dinosaur dig during the week!                                               Instructor: Ann Kemble                  your chocolate the fastest in the      through food, crafts, art, reading,
Instructor: Anna DeRaad                canvas, create clay characters and                                                Make it Melt challenge. Will you       activities. We will explore the
                                       more. Come ready to have an artsy                                                 take home the gold? Instructor:        countries within Africa. We will
                                       good time in this highly anticipated      #3099A      Grades 1-3     $99.00
#3018A     Grades PreK-1      $89.00                                                                                     Alexandra Cavanaugh                    encounter new animals, experience     Trolls Dance Party
                                       camp! Instructor: Kidcreate Studio                                                                                       adventures through a safari, climb    Join us on a Trolls dancing
                                                                                                                         #3049A     Grades 1-3    $99.00        Mt. Kilamanjaro, learn about          adventure! Boys and girls of all
                                       #7131     Grades K-6    $115.00           Artists and Authors                                                            African culture, cook a snack, and    abilities are welcome. We will learn
Kickball                                                                         In Artists & Authors students will                                             hear from natives. Instructor:        dance steps and combinations using
It’s all fun and games in kickball!                                              read about several artists and          Summer Travel Adventure: Australia     Hannah Clingan                        music from the movie. Dance styles
We’ll play a variety of kickball                                                 explore how they created their          Join us with your passport as we                                             will include ballet, jazz, and hip hop.
games and spend plenty of time         Arte y Arcilla                            beautiful masterpieces. Once            travel the continents through food,    #3174A    Grades 1-3    $99.00        Ballet or jazz shoes are encouraged.
in the sunshine with new friends!      Kids love playing with clay, forming      experts on an artist, students will     crafts, art, reading, activities. We                                         Bring a snack and water bottle each
Instructor: EPIC Staff                 3D objects and being creative!            recreate their own masterpieces         will explore the countries within                                            day. There will be a performance
                                       In this class we will practice            using similar materials and             Australia/New Zealand/Oceania.                                               for family and friends for the last
#4031A     Grades PreK-1      $79.00   our Spanish while we use our              techniques that the artists used.       We will encounter new animals as       Summer Travel Adventures: Asia        15 minutes on Thursday. Instructor:
                                       imaginations to create beautiful          Instructor: Kelsey Sterrenberg          we scuba through the Great Barrier     Join us as we travel the continents   Dance Unlimited
                                       pieces of art, play games, listen to                                              Reef, and climb Ayers Rock, learn      through food, crafts, art, reading,
                                       stories and have fun learning about       #3028A      Grades 1-2     $99.00       about culture, and cook a country’s    activities. We will explore the       #7116     Grades 1-6      $105.00
Up, Up and Away                        the Spanish culture. Camp will                                                    snack. Instructor: Liz Taylor          countries within Asia. We will
We will visit many forms of air        be taught in Spanish. Instructor:                                                                                        encounter new animals, experience
transportation and their uses;         Virginia Delgado                                                                  #3024A     Grades 1-3    $99.00                                              Varsity Builders Camp
planes, hot air balloons, blimps                                                 Magic School Bus Art                                                           adventures through the Taj Mahal,     For engineers and builders ready
                                                                                 Hi Campers! In this class, we will                                             walk the Great Wall of China, learn   for a challenge using LEGO® bricks!
and space ships. The use of math,      #7213A     Grades K-2     $99.00                                                                                         about the many cultures, cook a
science, and the creative arts will                                              watch fun episodes of The Magic                                                                                      We’ve saved our most challenging
                                                                                 School Bus. We will be creating                                                country’s snack. Instructor: Joe      engineering projects for this
be used to bring to life this theme                                                                                                                             Utecht
and make for a fun and educational                                               artwork that relates to the episodes                                                                                 summer camp. Students build
experience for the kids. Instructor:                                             and will learn about a new topic                                                                                     a robotic DogBot, a motorized
                                       Engineer LEGO® Boat Camp                  (or two) every day! If you like The                                            #3016A    Grades 1-3    $99.00        BugBot, geared up Racer and
Colleen Dale                           All aboard! Summer and water go           Magic School Bus and creating                                                                                        a scary Bat...all challenging
                                       together, and what better way to          artwork, this class is for you!
#7112A     Grades PreK-1      $89.00   have a blast than building boats                                                                                                                               for any connoisseur of LEGO®
                                                                                 Instructor: Shana Jensen                                                                                             bricks. Students then use these
                                       that actually float using LEGO®?!
                                       Use your engineering mind to                                                                                                                                   projects (and more) to investigate
                                                                                 #3008A      Grade 1      $99.00                                                                                      engineering concepts. We keep it
                                       construct boats with different
                                       propulsion systems, from paddles to                                                                                                                            fun too with open ended, creative
                                       propellers and much more. LEGO®           Ocean Exploration                                                                                                    projects for the students. Unshackle
                                       is a trademark of the LEGO Group of       The ocean is a fascinating,                                                                                          the ball and chain of summer
                                       companies which does not sponsor,         underwater world of its own!                                                                                         brain drain. LEGO® is a trademark
                                       authorize or endorse this site or         Students will explore ocean life.                                                                                    of the LEGO Group of companies
                                       program. Instructor: TechTacToe           They will create their own ocean art                                                                                 which does not sponsor, authorize
                                                                                 portraying the layers of the ocean.                                                                                  or endorse this site or program.
                                       #7111     Grades 1-5    $135.00           They will also read books such                                                                                       Instructor: Youth Enrichment
                                                                                 as “There was an Old Lady Who                                                                                        League
                                                                                 Swallowed a Shell” and retell the
                                                                                 story using props. Instructor: Reilly                                                                                #4011     Grades 1-5      $129.00
                                                                                 Green

                                                                                 #7210     Grades 1-2      $99.00

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Youth Summer Camps 2018 - www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed JUNE JULY AUGUST - Eden Prairie Schools
June 18 - 21                                                                                                     Morning Camps 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 WEEK 1
                                                                                   Discovering Dinosaurs
 Game Show                                                                         Did you know that a lot of the                                                    Speech, Debate and Creative
 Would you like to buy a vowel?                                                    information people think they know                                                Writing Workshop I - Persuasive,
 Can you solve puzzles? We will                                                                                                                                      Informative, Public Debate              Art in Motion
                                                                                   about dinosaurs is not true? In                                                                                           Art is the “A” in STEAM. Engineer
 challenge each other and design our                                               this class you will learn the latest                                              At an age where students first
 own game shows. Let’s race against                                                                                                                                  develop an affinity for pursuits        and build a spin art machine, a draw
                                                                                   information and discover how we                                                                                           bot, and art that moves. Alexander
 time and our friends in this fun-                                                 know so much about them. You                                                      beyond reading and writing, speech
 filled week of challenges. Test your                                                                                                                                and debate offer an unmatched           Calder, inventor of the mobile,
                                                                                   will also experience how scientists                                                                                       would be blown away! Instructor:
 knowledge and use your skills to                                                  use fossil clues to learn about                                                   way for young students to learn
 solve puzzles and answer questions.                                                                                                                                 to engage with each other and           EPIC Licensed Teacher
                                                                                   dinosaurs. You will figure out those
 Are you smarter than a 3rd grader?                                                long scientific names and create                                                  communicate in front of an
 Instructor: EPIC Staff                                                                                                                                              audience. This camp is a perfect        #7406A      Grades 4-6     $99.00
                                                                                   your own make-believe dinosaur.
                                                                                   Instructor: Karen Oakes                                                           introduction to the rewards and
 #4030     Grades 2-6      $89.00                                                                                                                                    exhilaration of communication.
                                                                                                                                                                     This camp will be packed with fun       Catapults and Launchers
                                          Play It Forward!                         #3046     Grades 3-5    $99.00                                                                                            Engineer catapults, rockets and
                                                                                                                                                                     and interactive activities to expose
                                          Get ready for your next school year!                                              Let’s Code for Girls                     beginners to this art of public         giant angry bird launchers. Use
                                          Participate in small group reading                                                Learn to code using function             speaking and writing. We will teach     the engineering design process to
 Girl Power 4 Ever Camp!                  and math interventions to build self                                                                                                                               design, build and test catapults
 Girls are strong! Girls are great!       confidence and strengthen your           Draw, Write and Read                     blocks and Ozobots. Then we will         your student confident presentation
                                                                                                                                                                                                             and launchers. Experience the fun
 Girls have the power to create!                                                   We will have fun reading books,          challenge our brains with some           skills, audience connectedness,
                                          level of academics! Be one step                                                   math activities! Girl Math Power is      control of speaking anxiety, vocal      of investigating targets, trajectory,
 Based on the Ivy and Bean book,          ahead and ready to start your new        learning new words, creating fun                                                                                          and kinetic energy! Instructor: EPIC
 “Make the Rules” we will have a                                                   drawings and writing. Students will      always fun! Instructor: Jamie Lent       variety, and use of non-verbal
                                          school year! Instructor: Kelli Zupke                                                                                       communication techniques.               Licensed Teacher
 week of inspiration and fun for girls.                                            have a chance to draw, write, read,
 You will do crafts, yoga, drama,                                                  and work on iPads. Instructor: Suzy      #3041A     Grades 3-4     $99.00         Instructor: Center for Academic
                                          #3044A      Grades 2-3    $99.00                                                                                           Excellence                              #7319A      Grades 4-6     $99.00
 dance, make snacks, and sing songs                                                Ploetz-Josephson
 just like Ivy and Bean. You will LOVE
 this week of fun and friendship!                                                  #3040A     Grades 3-4     $99.00                                                  #3074    Grades 3-6     $175.00
                                          Snapshot
 Instructor: Suzanne Nieson and           A picture is worth a thousand                                                                                                                                      Fitness Fun
 Jann Viger                               words. Let’s see what you can                                                     Vamos a Escribir Historias en                                                    Join us for a week of fun games
                                          say as we explore perspective            Newcomer English: Interactive            Espanol Para Crear un Libro
 #3002A     Grades 2-4     $99.00         photography, experiment with a                                                    Are you ready to make some fun           Transformers and the                    in the gym that promote math
                                                                                   Summer Fun                               books and write your own stories?        “Power Generation”                      and reading while being active.
                                          dozen ways to take a selfie, and go      Is your child new to the country and                                                                                      Enjoy bowling, rock wall climbing,
                                          on a photography scavenger hunt!                                                  Learn how to make books and write        This isn’t just Saturday morning
 Growth Mindset and                                                                learning English for the first time?                                              TV! Investigate photovoltaic cells to   basketball and more! Instructor:
                                          Instructor: EPIC Staff                                                            personal, creative and informational                                             Karen Peterson
 Reading Machines                                                                  This seven week summer class is          stories. Students will make one or       transform energy from sunlight into
 Students will discover how their                                                  for students who are at beginning        two books each day using different       electrical energy. Solar hack and use
                                          #3167      Grades 2-6    $89.00          English levels. We will do many                                                                                           #7909A      Grades 4-6     $99.00
 fantastic elastic brains work!                                                                                             kinds of materials including paper,      this knowledge to create and build
 They will be reading, writing,                                                    engaging activities that involve         cartons, wool, plastic, fabrics, beads   your own solar-powered light and
 and identifying mindsets within                                                   speaking, reading, writing, and          and more. We will improve our            vehicle. Instructor: Suzanne Bailey
 themselves and the characters they       Artes en Espanol Para Alimentar el       listening in English. Creating videos    Spanish through conversations,
 read about. Students will discover       Cerebro con Nuevos Conocimientos         and making many exciting hands-          games and activities. Camp will          #3175A     Grades 3-6    $99.00
 that kindness counts, and that           Students will read, write and speak      on projects will give students an        be taught in Spanish. Instructor:
 flexible mindsets can impact all that    in Spanish. We will enjoy Spanish        opportunity to practice their English    Claudia Davila
 they think, say and do. Instructor:      literacy activities that will help       skills in a fun and safe environment.
 Lauren Schulz                            immersion students refresh their         Instructor: Wendy Wester                 #7211A     Grades 3-5      $99.00
                                          Spanish language skills over the
 #3045A     Grades 2-3     $99.00         summer. Students will also make a        #3012A     Grades 3-4    $99.00
                                          cultural craft each day that will add
                                          to the Spanish learning fun! Camp
 Kids Canine Club                         will be taught in Spanish. Instructor:                                            Oceans of the World
 Do you love dogs? If you answered        Alexandra Covarrubias                                                             Improve your reading skills while
 YES, then this is the camp for you!                                               Explore the World: Local to Global       learning about the oceans of
 We’ll read about dogs, write about                                                Discover places around the world!        the world! In this camp, we will
                                          #3067A      Grades 2-6     $99.00        Have you ever been curious
 dogs, create dog art and spend time                                                                                        research, read and write about the
 with therapy dogs. That’s right,                                                  about another culture or unique          oceans and the animals that live in
 therapy dogs! You’ll get to read to                                               people? Inquire about these global       the oceans of the world. Instructor:
 them, pet them and learn about           Celebrate: Culture and Art               curiosities and connect them to          Blair Butler
 their training and care. It’s going to   Come and look at the many ways           our local experiences. Instructor:
 be a dog-gone great experience for       people around the world celebrate        Lynnea West
                                          culture through reading, art, and                                                 #3038A     Grades 3-4     $99.00
 dog lovers. You’ll paws-itively love
 it! Instructor: Katie Tompkins           exploratory learning. We will            #3023A     Grades 3-5    $99.00
                                          explore the geography, culture,
 #7307     Grades 2-3     $119.00         and art of various world wide
                                          celebrations. Students will expand                                                ALL CAMPS ARE HELD AT
                                          their learning through visual arts                                                OAK POINT / EAGLE HEIGHTS
                                          using various tools and techniques
                                          for their projects. Instructor: Lori
                                                                                                                            ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
                                          Westbrook

                                          #3062A      Grades 3-5    $99.00
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Youth Summer Camps 2018 - www.edenpr.org/epcommunityed JUNE JULY AUGUST - Eden Prairie Schools
June 18 - 21 Morning Camps 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM                                                                                                                                                      WEEK 1
iCode
This course offers younger students
a fun, interactive look at coding.
Students will create virtual apps and                                                                                                                                             Online Summer Band Lessons, June 25 - August 17
write their own programs that they                                                                                                                                                With vacation, trips, and summer camps, it’s tricky to find a
can share with friends and family.                                                                                                                                                consistent day of the week in the summer for band lessons
This course makes learning to code                                                                                                                                                - maybe even impossible. Even if you can find a day, getting
fun and explores problem solving and                                                                                                                                              to and from the lesson can be a transportation nightmare.
programming logic. Students will have                                                                                                                                             Maybe you should try Online Summer Band Lessons!
access to their accounts so the learning
does not end at the door. *Students                                                                                                                                               This course will be a blend of online learning, collaboration
should be able to read prior to taking                                                                                                                                            with others in the course, and direct instruction from
this course. Instructor: Youth Tech Inc.                                                                                                                                          one of the band teachers from Central Middle School in
                                                                                                                                                                                  Eden Prairie, Mr. Anderson. It is open to students of all
#7506       Grades 4-9      $135.00                                                                                                                                               band instruments in grades 5-12: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, and
                                                                                                                            Professional Skills for Young Adults                  Percussion. Live, face-to-face meetings will happen only
Sloppy Ooey Gooey Science                                                                                                   Tools for building a happy life. Match                minimally - most of the work will be done by submitting
It’s time to get mixed-up in some                                                                                           your strengths and interests to                       videos of yourself performing the excerpts and assignments.
sloppy, ooey, gooey science!               YOU are the Author                      Computer Coders                          careers, learn professional networking                Mr. Anderson will then reply with helpful feedback,
Come play with us as we dig into           Come and have fun learning the          Computer coding is the super             skills, and prepare to maximize your                  recommendations, and assigned material for the next video.
experiments that are icky, sticky and      process of creating a story and         power of the 21st century. Learn         college experience. Taught by Karen
slimy. This is a hands-on class where      making it come to life with powerful    JavaScript, the language of the          Brettingen, EPHS teacher, who has                     For summer online lessons, one exchange of video lesson
the oobleck runs through your              word choice. We will read a variety     internet used by professional            successfully taught hundreds of                       material per week is standard. However, if you would like
fingers and the flubber bounces            of short stories and then students      software developers to create            students professional skills. Beth                    to move faster, we can arrange something. The web-based
off the wall. We will be making silly      will be writing their own. We           Facebook, Google, YouTube, and           Kreusch, College & Career Consultant,                 classroom should work on any device that can browse the
putty, chalk rockets and stretchy          will bring our stories to life with     other incredible things! Instructor:     has coached students through the high                 internet and record video. There is also a free app available,
slime! Come prepared to have fun           powerful word choice and creative       Abamath                                  school to college transition. Instructor:             but it isn’t necessary. Once enrolled, we will set you up with
and get messy. Instructor: EPIC            art pieces to go along with them.                                                Karen Brettingen                                      everything you need for the course.
Licensed Teacher                           Instructor: Abby Gebhart                #4036      Grades 7-9    $125.00
                                                                                                                            #7155 Grades 9-12         $275.00                     Hopefully this is a convenient option for your student to
#7311A       Grades 4-6     $99.00         #3097A     Grades 4-6     $99.00                                                 Eden Prairie High School, Room 217                    keep an active music life during the summer.

                                                                                                                                                                                  #7897     Grades 5-12      $159.00
     Eligible for Targeted Services Referral

                                           Afternoon Camps 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Curveball                                  Art and Yoga                            Up, Up and Away                        Tangled Yarn                             Computer Coding for Kids                  STEM Camp: Awaken the Force
We will have endless fun playing           Join us in this exceptional camp        We will visit many forms of air        No matter what your experience is        Learn how to code through playing         Camp is designed to introduce
classic gym games. Let’s have a blast      that combines art and yoga. We’ll       transportation and their uses;         with knitting, you are going to love     games and having fun! We’ll learn         students to the world of not only
playing Team PinGuard, Neutral             have fun starting our day with yoga     planes, hot air balloons, blimps       this camp! We will be focusing on        the fundamentals of loops, if             building, but also programming basic
Zone PinGuard, Four Zone Battle,           poses followed by amazing art           and space ships. The use of math,      the more “non-traditional” knitting      statements, and variables as we           robots. In this unit, students will
Pin Battle and more! Instructor:           projects where we’ll draw, paint,       science, and the creative arts will    to create some of the latest styles.     learn the Blockly and JavaScript          design their robots to play games
EPIC Staff                                 collage, sculpt with clay and more.     be used to bring to life this theme    We will arm knit an infinity scarf,      computer languages! Please come           like Carnival Toss, Paddleball, and
                                           Each day we will play yoga games,       and make for a fun and educational     finger knit boot cuffs and make          knowing how to navigate the               Ultrasonic Hide and Seek. Instructor:
#3058       Grades PreK-2     $79.00       use breathing and mindfulness           experience for the kids. Instructor:   awesome chunky bracelets. We will        internet (basic typing and mouse          Engineering for Kids
                                           techniques and have a great             Colleen Dale                           provide the yarn and material, you       control) and a passion to work hard
                                           time unleashing our creativity!                                                provide the fun! Instructor: EPIC        and have fun! Instructor: Abamath         #7121     Grades 3-6    $125.00
Little Mess Maker’s Art Camp               Instructor: Abrakadoodle                #7112A      Grades PreK-1     $89.00   Staff
Your little mess maker will have a                                                                                                                                 #4034     Grades 3-6     $125.00          Animation
blast in this hands-on camp! They          #7150    Grades K-4      $129.00                                               #7805A     Grades 2-6      $89.00                                                  In this class students will learn the
will enjoy many artistic, mess-                                                    Kickball                                                                                                                  basics of animation and digital
making moments as they create                                                      It’s all fun and games in kickball!                                             Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Camp
                                                                                                                                                                                                             design. Students who enjoy going to
marvelously messy masterpieces.            Sing-a-long Fun-a-long                  We’ll play a variety of kickball       Camp GLOW                                This combination camp includes work
                                                                                                                                                                                                             various sites to see fun interactive
We plan to paint, sculpt, scribble,        Kid inspired, kid named! You asked      games and spend plenty of time         No need to be afraid of the dark         on technique and fun with friends!
                                                                                                                                                                   Dancers will work on jazz precision       animations will love this course.
and giggle our way to discovering          for it and now we are ready to rock     in the sunshine with new friends!      when there’s glow in the dark slime,                                               This class utilizes Adobe’s award
mess making at its very best. These        out and sing along to your favorite     Instructor: EPIC Staff                 bowling and rainbow eruptions.           and isolation, several different turns
                                                                                                                                                                   and leaps, and unique formations.         winning animation software in
are not projects to tackle at home.        songs! We’ll sing, we’ll dance, we’ll                                          We’ll experiment with glow in the                                                  Adobe Flash. Students will create
Leave the mess with us! Instructor:        even do a little arts ‘n crafts. It’s   #4031B      Grades 2-6      $79.00     dark puffy paint and create our own      We will also work on classic and new
                                                                                                                                                                   hip hop moves, then blend it all into a   fun interactive animations that
Kidcreate Studio                           basically the best parts of a slumber                                          glowing constellations. We’ll even                                                 they can share with the world.
                                           party! Instructor: EPIC Staff                                                  treat ourselves to a cupcake that        fast-paced dance. Jazz shoes strongly
                                                                                                                                                                   encouraged. Family and friends are        Instructor: Youth Tech Inc.
#7206       Grades PreK-1     $115.00                                                                                     glows! Instructor: EPIC Staff
                                           #3069    Grades K-6      $89.00                                                                                         invited to watch the last 15 minutes on   #7159     Grades 4-9    $145.00
                                                                                                                          #3162B     Grades 2-6     $89.00         Thursday. Instructor: Dance Unlimited

15            Register Early! Fees increase $10 one week before camp starts.                                                                                       #7115     Grades 3-7     $105.00                                               16
June 25 - 28                                                                                               Morning Camps 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                            WEEK 2
Dinosaur Stomp                                                                    Artists and Authors
                                       Divirtamonos practicando                   In this camp, you will read about
Dinosaur Fun! During the               Espanol!                                   several artists and explore how
prehistoric week we will be painting   Keep your Spanish vocabulary sharp
with plastic dinosaurs, making         this summer! We will play games,
                                                                                  they created their beautiful                                                                                          Summer Travel Adventures: Asia
dinosaur feet and creating our own                                                masterpieces. Once experts on an                                                                                      Join us as we travel the continents
                                       listen and create our own stories,         artist, students will recreate their                                                                                  through food, crafts, art, reading,
dinosaurs! We will dance and move      partner up and do some classroom
around like the dinosaurs did during                                              own masterpieces using similar                                                                                        activities. We will explore the
                                       crafts and enjoy other Spanish             materials and techniques that                                                                                         countries within Asia We will
the prehistoric times! We can go       activities. This class will be taught
on a dinosaur dig during the week!                                                the artists did. Instructor: Kelsey                                                                                   encounter new animals, experience
                                       in Spanish. Instructor: Virginia           Sterrenberg                                                                                                           adventures through the Taj Mahal,
Instructor: Anna DeRaad                Delgado                                                                                                                                                          walk the Great Wall of China, learn
#3018B     Grades PreK-1      $89.00                                              #3028B     Grades 1-2     $99.00                                                                                      about the many cultures, cook a snack.
                                       #7212A     Grades K-2     $99.00                                                                                                                                 Instructor: Joe Utecht
                                                                                  EPIC Chefs: Global Eats                                                                                               #3016B     Grades 1-3      $99.00
Kids In Motion                                                                    Spend the week chopping, stirring,
Let’s get moving, and try Zumba,       Jr STEM Camp:                              and learning about exciting foods
Pilates, Kickboxing and good old       Science Girl Doll Experience                                                                                                                                     Talon Robotics Summer Camp
                                                                                  from around the globe. We’ll make                                                                                     Want to build your own robot? The
fashion aerobics! Learn how to         Bring your favorite doll with you          a Moroccan Couscous Salad, Apple
check your pulse and push your         to camp and let’s have some STEM                                                                                                                                 Talon Robotics Camp will introduce
                                                                                  Chicken Curry and much, much                                                                                          you to a whole new world of building
endurance. Test your strength,         fun! This camp gives girls a chance        more! Instructor: EPIC Staff
flexibility, and learn new ways        to share their love for their dolls                                                                                                                              and creativity. Students will take part
to get your body active! We will       and build friendships, memories                                                                                                                                  in STEM challenges that promote
                                                                                  #3168A     Grades 1-4       $99.00
even throw in a little Dance Dance     and teamwork. We will read stories                                                                                        Summer Travel Adventure:               out-of-the-box thinking. This class
Revolution to mix it up! Instructor:   about girls in science, create                                                                                            Australia                              also includes a robotics project to
EPIC Staff                             projects for you and your doll and                                                                                        Join us with your passport as we       take home at the end of the session.
                                                                                  Here’s the “Dirt” on Soil                                                                                             Taught by the EPHS Robotics team
                                       launch rockets, do fun chemistry
                                                                                  Let’s jump into a complete unit on     Read and Roll                           travel the continents through food,
#7616A     Grades PreK-1      $89.00   experiments and even your own                                                     Rolling, crawling, balancing....        crafts, art, reading, activities. We   with support from adult mentors,
                                       minirobot! Instructor: Engineering         soil and its important role in our                                             will explore the countries within      your student will also get a chance to
                                                                                  environment. We will read the book     and reading? Yes, that’s right!! A
                                       for Kids                                                                          multi-sensory approach to reading.      Australia/New Zealand/Oceania.         interact with the high school robot
                                                                                  “Dirt Boy” by Erik John Slangerup.                                                                                    at the end of camp. Instructor: EPHS
Under “Kid”struction                                                              Then we will begin to plant flowers    Students will develop reading,          We will encounter new animals
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Robotics Team
Construction is the process of         #7145    Grades K-3      $135.00                                                  vocabulary, and writing skills in       as we scuba through the Great
                                                                                  to go home at the end of the week.                                             Barrier Reef, and climb Ayers Rock,
creating and building and kids                                                    Students will learn the process of     a positive play-like atmosphere.
                                                                                                                         Instructor: Kevin McCartan              learn about culture, cook a snack.     #7407A     Grades 1-4      $165.00
love to build! We’ll build up their
learning experience through math       African Safari                             photosynthesis and more through                                                Instructor: Liz Taylor
                                       Do you like African animals? Get           hands on play! Instructor: Reilly
games, a science table of tools,                                                                                         #3013B     Grades 1-2    $99.00
theme related books, music and art     ready for a safari adventure! How          Green                                                                          #3024B     Grades 1-3    $99.00        Traveling Books
projects . The dramatic play area      big is an elephant and how does its                                                                                                                              Do you have a travel bug? Grab your
is always under construction with      trunk work? How fast is a cheetah?         #7209     Grades 1-2     $99.00        Sloppy Ooey Gooey Science                                                      passport and jump on the plane!
blue prints, brick laying and boxes    What does a giraffe eat? Each day                                                 It’s time to get mixed-up in some                                              Come discover the countries and
                                       we’ll learn about a different animal                                              sloppy, ooey, gooey science!            Summer Travel Adventures:              cultures of diverse book characters
for building. So let’s get creative                                               Magic School Bus Art                                                           South/Central America
and build! Instructor: Colleen Dale    with games, books, and crafts. You                                                Come play with us as we dig into                                               like Aneel from “Hot, Hot Roti for
                                       will become an animal expert!              Hi Campers! In this class, we will     experiments that are icky, sticky and   Join us with your passports as         Dada-ji,” Strega Nona from “Strega
                                       Instructor: Ann Kemble                     watch fun episodes of “The Magic       slimy. This is a hands-on class where   we travel the continents through       Nona,” and Elena from “Elena’s
#7101A     Grades PreK-1      $89.00                                              School Bus”. We will be creating                                               food, crafts, art and reading. We
                                                                                                                         the oobleck runs through your                                                  Serenade!” We will travel to
                                       #3099B     Grades 1-3    $99.00            artwork that relates to the episodes   fingers and the flubber bounces         will explore the countries within      places like India, Italy, and Mexico
                                                                                  and will learn about a new topic       off the wall. We will be making silly   South/Central America. We will         to learn about these character’s
                                                                                  (or two) every day! If you like “The   putty, chalk rockets and stretchy       encounter new animals, experience      cultural history, traditions, and the
                                                                                  Magic School Bus”, and creating        slime! Come prepared to have fun        adventures through jungles, climb      landmarks of each place! Instructor:
                                                                                  artwork, this class is for you!        and get messy. Instructor: EPIC         Machu Picchu, learn about Mayan/       Choua Claire Lee
                                                                                  Instructor: Shana Jensen               Licensed Teacher                        Aztec culture, cook a snack, and
                                                                                                                                                                 hear from natives. Instructor:         #3017B     Grades 1-3      $99.00
                                                                                  #3008B     Grades 1-1     $99.00       #7311B     Grades 1-3    $99.00         Latasha Slinden

                                                                                                                                                                 #3026B     Grades 1-3    $99.00        Girl Power 4 Ever Camp!
                                                                                  Mission Impossible                     STEM Summer Olympics                                                           Girls are strong! Girls are great!
                                                                                  Do you love to solve mysteries         Do you have what it takes to                                                   Girls have the power to create!
                                                                                  and go on top secret missions?         compete in the Summer STEM              Summer Travel Adventures: Africa       Based on the Ivy and Bean book,
                                                                                  Join us to sharpen your detective      Olympics? Use your STEM skills          Join us as we travel the continents    “Make the Rules” we will have a
                                                                                  skills by collecting evidence,         to design your own creations to         through food, crafts, art, reading,    week of inspiration and fun for girls.
                                                                                  decoding messages and dusting for      win several hands on, challenging       activities. We will explore the        You will do crafts, yoga, drama,
                                                                                  fingerprints! Everyone will complete   events! Fill your bucket fastest in     countries within Africa. We will       dance, make snacks, and sing songs
                                                                                  the spy training course and we’ll      the drip and dash relay, keep your      encounter new animals, experience      just like Ivy and Bean. You will LOVE
                                                                                  work together to unravel mysteries.    egg safe in the egg drop, and melt      adventures through a safari, climb     this week of fun and friendship!
                                                                                  Instructor: EPIC Staff                 your chocolate the fastest in the       Mt. Kilamanjaro, learn about           Instructor: Suzanne Nieson and
                                                                                                                         make it melt challenge. Will you        African culture, cook a country’s      Jann Viger
                                                                                  #7418A     Grades 1-3       $89.00     take home the gold? Instructor:         snack, and hear from natives.
                                                                                                                         Alexandra Cavanaugh                     Instructor: Hannah Clingan             #3002B     Grades 2-4      $99.00
                                                                                                                         #3049B     Grades 1-3    $99.00         #3174B     Grades 1-3    $99.00
17 Register Early! Fees increase $10 one week before camp starts.              Eligible for Targeted Services Referral                                                                                                                       18
June 25 - 28                                                                                                   Morning Camps 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                              WEEK 2
                                                                                                                           Explore the World: Local to Global      Java Minecraft Modding:
                                                                                                                           Discover places around the world!       Custom Armor
Growth Mindset and                                                                                                         Have you ever been curious              New class! In this camp, we will
Reading Machines                                                                                                           about another culture or unique         be creating custom armor. Learn        Transformers and the
Students will discover how their                                                                                           people? Inquire about these global      to mod Minecraft using Java and        “Power Generation”
fantastic elastic brains work!                                                                                             curiosities and connect them to         the Forge API and customize your       This isn’t just Saturday morning
They will be reading, writing,                                                                                             our local experiences. Instructor:      gaming experience. Students will       TV! Investigate photovoltaic cells to
and identifying mindsets within                                                                                            Lynnea West                             be introduced to coding concepts       transform energy from sunlight into
themselves and the characters they                                                                                                                                 and learn how to use Eclipse,          electrical energy. Solar hack and use
read about. Students will discover                                                                                         #3023B     Grades 3-5    $99.00         a professional tool to edit and        this knowledge to create and build
that kindness counts, and that                                                                                                                                     debug code. Students should be         your own solar-powered light and
flexible mindsets can impact all that                                                                                                                              comfortable with keyboarding, and      vehicle. Instructor: Suzanne Bailey
they think, say and do. Instructor:                                                                                                                                of course playing Minecraft! At the
Lauren Schulz                                                                                                              Facts, Figures and Fiction, Oh My!      end of class take home your Mods       #3175B     Grades 3-6    $99.00
                                                                                                                           This class is designed for              to share with family and friends.
#3045B     Grades 2-3     $99.00                                                                                           students who need more practice         Instructor: Computer Explorers
                                                                                                                           with addition, subtraction,
                                                                                                                           multiplication, and division facts      #4000    Grades 3-6     $129.00        Harry Potter: A Week in the
Pinterest Projects                                                                                                         and problem solving skills. Various                                            Wizarding World
We sifted through all the great                                                                                            math programs utilizing your child’s                                           Ever wanted to experience the
projects on Pinterest and narrowed                                                                                         iPad as well as math strategy games     Vamos a Escribir Historias en          wonder of Hogwarts? Hop on the
it down to a few of our favorites.                                                                                         will be used. Students will read        Espanol Para Crear un Libro            Hogwarts Express and experience
We will melt crayons on canvas,                                                                                            independently as well as participate    Are you ready to make some fun         a week in the Wizarding World.
paint pottery, make quotable                                                                                               with an interactive read aloud..        books and write your own stories?      Will the Sorting Hat put you in
wall art and more! Bring your                                                      Draw, Write and Read                    Instructor: Brian Gunderson             We will learn how to make books        Gryffindor or Slytherin? Can you
                                                                                   We will have fun reading books,                                                                                        win the Tri-Wizard Cup? Defeat
imagination and creativity!             Sabor de Mexico                                                                    #3042A     Grades 3-4    $99.00
                                                                                                                                                                   and write personal, creative and
                                                                                                                                                                                                          your opponents in Quidditch? This
Instructor: EPIC Staff                  Students will review grade                 learning new words, creating fun                                                informational stories. Students will
                                                                                   drawings and writing. Students will                                             make one or two books each day         week is guaranteed to be magical!
                                        appropriate math concepts and                                                                                                                                     Instructor: EPIC Staff
#7215A     Grades 2-6     $99.00        use fractions to make authentic            have a chance to draw, write, read,                                             using different kinds of materials
                                        Mexican Cuisine each day! This             and work on iPads. Instructor: Suzy                                             including paper, cartons, wool,
                                                                                   Ploetz-Josephson                        Growing the Brain with                  plastic, fabrics, beads and more. We   #3172     Grades 3-6     $89.00
                                        class will help to get rid of “the                                                 Numbers, Puzzles and Art
Play It Forward!                        summer slip” in both math and                                                                                              will improve our Spanish through
Get ready for your next school year!                                               #3040B      Grades 3-4     $99.00       Develop number sense with               conversations, games and activities.
                                        Spanish. Join us for some delicious                                                open-ended investigations in
Participate in small group reading      learning! Camp is taught in Spanish.                                                                                       Camp will be taught in Spanish.
and math interventions to build self    Instructor: Alexandra Covarrubias
                                                                                                                           mathematics. The investigations         Instructor: Claudia Davila             Application Design
confidence and strengthen your                                                     ELA Book Club and                       encourage students to wonder                                                   This class offers students a hands
level of academics! Be one step                                                    Pompom Animal Making                    and think critically, creatively and    #7211B     Grades 3-5     $99.00       on look at the world of application
                                        #3098A     Grades 2-4     $99.00                                                   effectively. We will discuss how your                                          design and development. This
ahead and ready to start your new                                                  We will practice our literacy
school year! Instructor: Kelli Zupke                                               comprehension by engaging in            brain is unique and how to exercise                                            interactive course will instruct
                                                                                   some short stories from the Great       your brain. Students will use puzzles                                          students about the design and
#3044B     Grades 2-3     $99.00                                                                                           and art to promote brain strengths      Oceans of the World                    development of applications.
                                        3D Printing: Minecraft Creations           Books Series. The second half
                                                                                                                           and development. Instructor: Lori       Improve your reading skills while      Students will design their own app,
                                        3-D printing and Minecraft both            of class we will focus on word                                                  learning about the oceans of
                                                                                   work and creating some fabulous         Westbrook                                                                      which can be shared with friends
                                        represent boundless opportunity                                                                                            the world! In this camp, we will       and family members with an Apple
                                        for creating even our wildest of           pompom animals! Instructor: Jamie                                               research, read and write about the
                                                                                                                           #3065A     Grades 3-5    $99.00                                                or Android device. Instructor: Youth
Shapes, Symmetry and Sides              ideas! In 3-D Printing: Minecraft          Lent                                                                            oceans and the animals that live in    Tech Inc.
Shapes are everywhere! During           Creations, students will explore                                                                                           the oceans of the world. Instructor:
our time together, we will explore      the basic concepts of 3-D printing         #3043A      Grades 3-4     $99.00                                               Blair Butler                           #7306    Grades 4-9     $145.00
two and three-dimensional shapes,       and computer-aided design, or                                                      ALL CAMPS ARE HELD AT
symmetry and flips, turns and
slides. Along the way, we will
                                        CAD, to bring their most awesome
                                        Minecraft creations to life! Students      Newcomer English:                       OAK POINT / EAGLE HEIGHTS               #3038B     Grades 3-4    $99.00
gain a basic understanding of           will take their Minecraft design out       Interactive Summer Fun                  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
geometry. We will play games,           of the world of Minecraft and learn        Is your child new to the country and
work with manipulatives and create      how to extrude it into a 3-D model         learning English for the first time?
projects! Are you ready? Let’s do it!   that can be printed in 3-D. Students       This seven week summer class is
Instructor: Linda Enck                  will come home with creations              for students who are at beginning
                                        using a 3-D pen and working files          English levels. We will do many
#3032B     Grades 2-3    $99.00         that can be uploaded to a 3rd              engaging activities that involve
                                        party 3-D Printing website at the          speaking, reading, writing, and
                                        end of the program. Instructor:            listening in English. Creating videos
                                        Engineering for Kids                       and making many exciting hands-
                                                                                   on projects will give students an
                                        #7134    Grades 3-6      $125.00           opportunity to practice their English
                                                                                   skills in a fun and safe environment.
                                                                                   Instructor: Wendy Wester

                                                                                   #3012B      Grades 3-4     $99.00

19   Register Early! Fees increase $10 one week before camp starts.             Eligible for Targeted Services Referral                                                                                                                      20
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