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MPH Teachers in Academics                                                         Unique Choices

                       MANLIUS PEBBLE HILL SCHOOL

                       Programs 2017

High Standards

Programs for Entering Pre-k – 12             Adult Camp Counselors with Backgrounds in Education

                      Registration opens Sunday, March 5 at 9 a.m.
                                   mphschool.org
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SUMMER PROGRAMS 2017
Why attend MPH this summer?
Just ask our parents from summer 2016:

“We have been absolutely delighted in         Register through
the experience our kids have had at            our online site
MPH this summer.”                            mphschool.org
“The environment is incredibly positive.”    Registration opens
                                                  March 5
“The experience is equally as wonderful
                                                 at 9 a.m.
for parents as the kids.”

“The staff are phenomenal.”

“The activities were really well organized
and engaging.”  

“Highly recommend MPH camps.”

“This is the first year my son has NOT
complained about camp ONCE!”                                 Manlius Pebble Hill
                                                    is undergoing construction of
                                               a new gymnasium, which results
“My kids are never bored.”
                                               in our not having use of the gym
                                               this summer. Don’t worry – we’ll
                                               take our sports programs outside,
                                               along with new classes added
                                               indoors!
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DR I VE R EDUCATION
begins June 26 and runs eight weeks. Students attend theory and drive classes twice a week each, 1½ hour each
class/drive (six hours per week), for eight weeks to complete the required 24 hours of in-class and in-car requirements
regulated and approved through the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles. Students must be 16 years old by the first day
of class and possess a valid driver’s permit. The course fee is $525 (financial aid and payment plans available).

Classes are offered at Manlius Pebble Hill School, Fayetteville-Manlius High School and Chittenango High School.
While theory classes and drive classes will be held at individual schools, the awareness aspects of the program (DWI
Night, Rural/Metro Rescue Presentation, Sheriff ’s Slide Show and No Zone Safety Day) will be held at specific locations
which will be noted on your theory schedule.

                                                                                    Drive times are not listed.
 Classes
                                                                                    Please go to the online
 #     Days                                            Time                         registration site through
 MPH Campus:                                                                        mphschool.org
                                                                                    to see the drive times offered.
 1.    Mondays/Wednesdays                              10:30 a.m. – Noon
 2.    Mondays/Wednesdays                              5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
 3.    Tuesdays/Thursdays                              10:30 a.m. – Noon
 Fayetteville-Manlius High School Campus:
 4.    Mondays/Wednesdays                              9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
 5.    Tuesdays/Thursdays                              9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
 Chittenango High School Campus:
 6.    Tuesdays/Thursdays                              5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

SAT AND ACT PREPARATI O N
M P H A N D K A P L A N AC A DE MY

SAT Preparation Course runs June 26 – July 7 (no classes on July 3 or 4). Classes run 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., with
1.5 hours of verbal and 1.5 hours of math. The course offers 24 hours of instruction with scheduled verbal and math
instruction as well as test strategies. The course fee is $225.

ACT Preparation Course runs July 10 – 19. Classes run 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. The course offers 24 hours of
instruction, reinforcing the skills and strategies needed for success on the ACT. The course fee is $225.

Registration opens March 5 at 9:00 a.m.
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K ICK-OF F TO SUMMER! 2017

   June 12 – 23
   8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
       Entering Grades Pre-k – 2
   t

       Outdoor Play and Water Play (sprinklers and inflatable pools)
       Fun Stations: Art, Science and Building, Treasure Hunts, Hikes, Sport Games and more!

       Entering Grades 3 – 8
   t

       Outdoor Adventures, Jewelry Making/Craft Projects, Field Trips* and more!

       Swimming
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       We will offer field trips to Green Lakes on Wednesdays for Grades Pre-k – 2 and Tuesdays and Thursdays for
       Grades 3 – 8. Space is limited, so sign-up is required.

   *Other optional field trips will be offered for Grades 3 – 8 and some will require a separate fee.

   KICK-OFF TO SUMMER! 2017
   To register, visit our online registration site through mphschool.org
   or return this form with payment to: MPH Community Programs, 5300 Jamesville Road, Syracuse, NY 13214

   Student’s Name_______________________________________________________ Entering Grade__________________, Fall 2017
   Parent’s Name__________________________________________________ Email_______________________________________
   Street Address________________________________________________ City___________________________ Zip____________

   Home Phone_____________________________ Work Phone________________________ Cell Phone ______________________

   Check one:
     I am registering my child for the full 10-day session $475     Swimming:
     I am registering my child for one or two weeks         $250      Yes or    No
     Check weeks:      1st week      2nd week
     I am registering my child for the following days ($55/day):
     (Circle days): Mon – 6/12 Tues – 6/13 Wed – 6/14 Thurs – 6/15 Fri – 6/16
   		                 Mon – 6/19 Tues – 6/20 Wed – 6/21 Thurs – 6/22 Fri – 6/23
   Please choose full pay or payment plan. Payment plans will use initial form of payment to charge future payments. No refunds
   after 12:00 p.m. on June 8. The system will never charge more than is due.
   Choose Payment:             Full Payment
                               $50 with registration; balance charged on June 1.
                               $95 with registration; equal monthly payments (final payment due by June 1)
   Pay by     Enclosed Check         Visa or MasterCard
   Credit Card #_________________________________________________________________________________ Exp.__________
   Name on Card_____________________________________________________________________________________________

4 | Register through our online site mphschool.org or call the Community Program Office at 315-446-2452.
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SUMMER PROGRAM OFFERINGS 2017

JUNE 26 – JULY 28                                           Middle/Upper
Summer Day Camp                                             School Academics                         Page 20
Kinder Place, Grades Pre-k and K          Page 6            3D Design and Printing, Grades 8 – 12
                                                            A Bridge to Algebra, Grades 6 – 8
Fun Place, Grades 1 and 2                 Page 6
                                                            Around the World in 5 Days! Grades 6 – 8
Summer Place, Grades 3 – 8                Page 7
                                                            College Application Essay, Grades 11 and 12
Helpful camp scheduling charts            Page 15           Hands on Math, Grades 6 – 8
                                                            Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Grades 7 – 9
                                                            Making a Movie, Grades 7 – 11
                                                            Model United Nations Preparation, Grades 8 and 9
Lower/Middle                                                MPH Geography Bowl, Grades 6 – 8
School Academics                          Page 18           MPH Youth Soccer Skills Camp, Grades 3 – 6
May be combined with Day Camp                               Scratch Coding for Video Games, Grades 7 – 9
                                                            Study Skills, Grades 6 – 12
Accent on Math, Grades 4 and 5
                                                            Talking Politics, Grades 7 – 9
Book and a Movie, Grades 4 and 5
                                                            The Cinematic Experience, Grades 7 – 9
Exploring Nature and Science, Grades Pre-k – 2
                                                            Writing Skills, Grades 6 – 12
Readers Theater, Grades 2 – 4
Shakespeare for Kids, Grades 4 – 6
Wilson Fundations Reading and Spelling, Grades 1 – 4        JULY 31 – AUGUST 11
Wonder Years – Great Conversations, Grades 4 – 6            Summer Theater                           Page 23
Young Poet’s Class – Grades 1 – 3                           Junior Stock, Grades 3 – 6 NEW
                                                            Summer Stock, Grades 7 – 12

  Extended hours available for all programs
  7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
                                                                 MANLIUS PEBBLE HILL SCHOOL
  Register through our online site mphschool.org
  or call the Community Program Office at 315-446-2452.

  Parents, please note: A drop off earlier than 8:50 a.m.
  requires your child be enrolled in Extended Day.
                                                                Programs 2017
  Supervision is required at all times.

  Payment plans and financial aid are available.

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DATES:                                S U M M E R DAY C A M P
   Week 1
   June 26 – 30
                                      Full Day: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm. Half Day: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 pm
   Week 2
   July 5 – 7                         			                                      or 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
   (No camp July 3 and 4)
   Week 3                             GRADES Pre-k – K
   July 10 – 14                       Kinder Place Camp
   Week 4
   July 17 – 21                       Kinder Place Camp offers active play, outdoor
                                      play including water play (daily sprinklers and
   Week 5
                                      inflatable pools), themed-week indoor academic
   July 24 – 28
                                      fun, theater shows, and more! Our nurturing and
   BLOCKS:                            caring counselors make the most of every day.
   All camp gathering                 Other activities include:
   9:00 – 9:30 a.m.                   Art              Dance         Spanish*
   Block 1                            Baking           French*       Theater
   9:30 – 10:45 a.m.                  Big Buddies      Music         Special Visitors
   Block 2
   10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
   Lunch
   12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
                                      GRADES 1 AND 2
   All camp activity
   12:30 – 1:00 p.m.                  Fun Place Camp
   Block 3                            Fun Place Camp offers morning free play, outdoor play including water play
   1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
                                      (daily sprinklers and inflatable pools), themed-week fun, theater shows, and more!
   Block 4
   2:00 – 3:00 p.m.                   Campers in Fun Place choose their own afternoon class schedule each week for
   Block 5
                                      Blocks A and B. Block A runs 1:00 p.m. –1:45 p.m. and Block B runs 2:15 p.m. –
   3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                   3:00 p.m. Details on course times can be found on our registration site. Course
                                      choices include:
   EXTENDED HOURS                     All Sports                    French*                    Princess Party
   AVAILABLE:                         Artworks                      Legonauts                  Puppeteer Road Show
   7:30 – 9:00 a.m.                   Big Buddies                   Music                      Safari Escape
   4:00 – 5:30 p.m.                   Candy Land                    Pay it Forward –           Spanish*
                                      Crafty Corner                  Community Service         Star Wars
   FEES:                              Dr. Seuss                     Pokémon                    Super Splash
   $295/week
   (Week 2 is pro-rated to
   $177)                              Theme Weeks for Kinder Place and Fun Place
                                      Week 1  Under the Sea
   HALF DAYS:                         Week 2  Stars and Stripes
   9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.             Week 3  Space is the Place
   or                                 Week 4  Fiesta
   12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
   $165/week                          Week 5  It’s a Bugs Life

6 | Register through our online site mphschool.org or call the Community Program Office at 315-446-2452.
French and Spanish Pre-k – 2                                ARTventures
Children will be able to take French and /or Spanish        Date/Time:       Weeks 1 – 5, Block 1
language program offered during weeks 3 and 4,                               Week 1, 2, or 5, Block 4
respectively. These classes use music, movement, games,     This class offers exciting ways to take ordinary materials
stories, and art to nurture a love of language. Parents     and make something extraordinary. Join the fun for each
receive a complete curriculum for each session as well as   new and exciting week of learning with new materials,
a vocabulary list to help your child practice at home.      ideas, and techniques!

                                                            Baking Goodies
                                                            Date/Time:    Weeks 1 – 5, Block 4
GRADES 3 – 8                                                Lab fee:      $10/week
Summer Place                                                Cookies, brownies, cakes and pies!

                                                            Basketball
Theme Weeks for Summer Place
                                                            Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 5, Block 2
Week 1      Favorite Sports Team                            We are taking basketball to the outside courts this
Week 2      Patriotic Day                                   summer! Drills will be done as a group and scrimmages
                                                            will be divided by age.
Week 3      Match Day
Week 4      Dress Like Your Favorite Counselor              Beats, Rhythm and Drums
Week 5      Past & Future                                   Date/Time:      Week 2, 3 or 5, Block 2
                                                            Join Mr. Strader to experience the beats, rhythm and
Summer Place offers something for every child with          sounds of different percussion instruments. You’ll
varying interest levels as you’ll see on the next several   practice together to perform a show on Friday of your
pages. Campers get to create their own schedule each        week.
week. There’s a lot to choose from – your child will not
be bored at MPH! Helpful camp scheduling charts on          Big Buddies (Grades 5 – 8 only)
pages 16 – 18.
                                                            Date/Time:       Week 1, 2 or 5, Block 1
                                                                             Week 1, 2 or 5, Block 3
3D Art                                                      Like Big Brother/Sister, you will spend time doing fun
                                                            activities with our Kinder Place and Fun Place campers
Date/Time:     Week 1, Block 4
                                                            (free play, teach and play games and learn strategies for
               Week 5, Block 4
                                                            working with younger campers). Campers choosing this
Use your imagination to create 3-dimensional objects        activity are required to act responsibly while spending
with various materials.                                     time with our younger campers.

Archery (Grades 5 – 8 only)		                                Parents, please note:
Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 5, Block 1 or 2                    A drop off earlier than 8:50 a.m. requires your child
                                                             be enrolled in Extended Day. Supervision is required
Learn how to shoot with a bow in a safe and fun
                                                             at all times.
environment.

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   GRADES 3 – 8                                                  Carnival Crew
   Summer Place                                                  Date/Time:     Week 3 or 4, Block 4
                                                                 Design a fun, mini carnival for all MPH campers to
                                                                 enjoy.

   Bistro Kids                                                   Cheerleading
   Date/Time:     Weeks 1 – 5, Blocks 1 and 2                    Date/Time:     Week 5, Block 2
                  (Double-block class)
   Lab fee:       $40/week                                       Get ready to come up with cheers and routines for the
                                                                 crowd during the Don Ridall Flag Football Bowl!
   Learn how to cook like a chef! Prepare and cook your
   own lunch (and lunch for the counselors) including
   dessert.                                                      Chess Strategies
                                                                 Date/Time:        Weeks 1 – 5, Block 1
   Board Games                                                   This class is offered to beginner or intermediate
   Date/Time:     Weeks 1 – 5, Block 5                           players.
   Play some of your old time favorites, or the newest,
   board games.                                                  Chopped
                                                                 Date/Time:        Weeks 1 – 5, Block 2
   Board Games and Chess Strategies                              Lab Fee:          $10/week
   Date/Time:     Weeks 1 – 5, Block 2                           Just like the television show, participants will be able to
   Play some of your old time favorites, or the newest,          stump our chef instructors with secret ingredients and
   board games, along with the option of learning chess          have the opportunity to assist in the creation of their
   strategies.                                                   dish.

   Boys Day Out (Grades 5 – 8 only)                              Critter Camp (Mr. V’s)
   Date/Time:     Week 1, 3 or 5, Blocks 3, 4 and 5 			          Date/Time:        Week 2 or 4, Blocks 3, 4 and 5
                  (Triple-block class)                                             (Triple-block class)
   Lab fee:       $45/week                                       Lab Fee:          $15/week
   Boys only outing with a different destination each day.       A camp favorite! Visit some hot spots to observe
   Examples may include golf, laser tag, bowling and             critters in their natural habitat.
   more.

                                                                 Cupcake Warriors
   Camping We Will Go!                                           Date/Time:       Weeks 1 – 5, Block 3
   Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 5, Block 3                          Lab Fee:         $10/week
   Tent-pitching, trail-marking, basic first aid, adventure      Like the television show, participants will make,
   games, outdoor cooking, and more. This class will be          decorate and display their cupcakes!
   held on MPH property.

8 | Register through our online site mphschool.org or call the Community Program Office at 315-446-2452.
Fashion Design (Grades 5 – 8 only)
                                                         Date/Time:      Week 3 or 4, Block 1
                                                         Work with a pattern to create your own take home
                                                         design piece of clothing.

                                                         Fiddlesticks Lacrosse
                                                         Date/Time:     Week 2, Block 3
                                                                        Week 5, Block 1
                                                         Have fun playing lacrosse on a smaller scale. Fiddlesticks
                                                         makes everyone equal for this fun recreational game.
                                                         No experience necessary!
Daily Paper: Summer Place Times
Date/Time:       Weeks 1 – 5, Block 1                    Flag Football
Campers create the Daily Paper with basic journalism     Date/Time:     Week 1, 3 or 5, Block 2
skills including interviewing, editing and layout. The   Are you ready??? Let’s play some Flag Football!
paper is distributed daily during lunch time.            (Don Ridall Bowl takes place on Week 5 only.)

Dance Mix                                                French Experience (Double-block class)
Date/Time:     Weeks 1 – 5, Block 2
                                                         Date/Time:      Week 3
Learn jazz and/or hip-hop and show your skills to the                    Blocks 1 and 2
camp! Show is on Friday of each week.                                    (entering grades 3 – 5 only)
                                                                         Blocks 3 and 4
Engineering for Boys		                                                   (entering grades 6 – 8 only)
                                                         Lab Fee:        $10/week
Date/Time:       Weeks 1, 3 or 5, Block 4
                                                         Explore the culture and learn French in a fun way
Using lab kits, explore the fun of science through
robotics and engineering.                                through song, arts & crafts and cooking.

Engineering for Girls                                    Game Shows
Date/Time:       Weeks 1, 3 or 5, Block 4                Date/Time:     Week 1, 3, 4 or 5, Block 5
Using lab kits, explore the fun of science through       Play some of your favorite game shows like Jeopardy,
robotics and engineering.                                Wheel of Fortune, Family Feud and more.

Fairy Houses and Garden Art                               Parents, please note:
                                                          A drop off earlier than 8:50 a.m. requires your child
Date/Time:     Week 4 or 5, Block 3
                                                          be enrolled in Extended Day. Supervision is required
Create your own fairy house and other garden art with     at all times.
new and recycled materials.

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   GRADES 3 – 8                                                  Golf Intermediate
   Summer Place                                                  Date/Time:      Week 3 or 5, Blocks 3, 4 and 5
                                                                                 (Triple-block class)
                                                                 Lab fee:        $25/week
                                                                 For those with some previous golf lessons and/or
   Get Wet Games                                                 golf experience continue to sharpen your skills at an
   Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 5, Block 5                          off-campus facility.
   Get ready to have fun playing games outside that will
   also cool you off!
                                                                 Gone Fishing
                                                                 Date/Time:     Weeks 1 – 5, Blocks 1 and 2
   Girls Day Out (Entering grades 5 – 8 only)                    (Double-block class)
   Date/Time:      Week 1, 3, or 5, Blocks 3, 4 and 5            Lab fee:       $15/week
                   (Triple-block class)                          Learn how to bait a hook, cast, and fish with a bobber.
   Lab fee:        $40/week                                      Off-campus fishing. A fishing pole is required.
   Girls only outings with a different destination each day.
   Examples include ice skating, bowling, miniature golf,
                                                                 Gratitude Workshop
   and more!
                                                                 Date/Time:       Week 1, Block 2
                                                                                  Week 3, Block 3
   Glamour Girls                                                                  Week 4, Block 3
   Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 5, Block 5                          You’ll decide as a group what local charity to benefit
   Enjoy your spa experience including manicures,                and work on your fundraising goal.
   pedicures, facials, hair and accessories.

                                                                 Group Guitar
   Golf – All Levels                                             Date/Time:       Week 1, Block 1
   Date/Time:    Week 2, Blocks 3, 4, and 5                                       Week 2, Block 2
                 (Triple-block class)
                                                                 Basic guitar lessons in a group setting. Must provide
   Lab fee:      $15                                             your own guitar. We encourage some basic guitar
   Sharpen your golf skills at an off-campus facility.           experience.

   Golf Beginning                                                Hair with Flair
   Date/Time:      Weeks 1 or 4, Blocks 3, 4 and 5               Date/Time:     Week 2, Block 3
                   (Triple-block class)                                         Week 4, Block 4
   Lab fee:        $25/week                                      Learn French braids, twists, buns and more!
   Learn the basics of golf and/or sharpen your golf skills
   at an off-campus facility.

10 | Register through our online site mphschool.org or call the Community Program Office at 315-446-2452.
Jewelry for P.E.A.C.E.                                      Magic and Balloon Making Advanced
Date/Time:       Weeks 1 – 5, Block 2                       Date/Time:      Week 3 or 4, Blocks 4
Create cool jewelry to raise money for P.E.A.C.E. Inc.      Those with experience can take it to the next level by
and its local community centers. You’ll display and         working as a team to create a giant balloon sculpture.
sell your pieces to other campers, staff and parents as a
fundraiser.
                                                            Martial Arts
Juggling                                                    Date/Time:      Week 1 or 2, Block 5
Date/Time:      Week 2 or 4, Block 4			                                     Week 4, Block 3
                Week 5, Block 5                                             Week 5, Block 5
Learn to juggle in this introductory class. Equipment       Learn self-defense moves in a fun, safe atmosphere.
will be provided.
                                                            Off-Broadway, On-Summer Place!
Just Get Movin’ Wii                                         Date/Time:       Week 3 or 4, Blocks 3, 4 and 5
Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 5, Block 5                                         (Triple-block class)
Get moving to Wii Just Dance, Dance Dance Revolution        Students will work together to create a theatrical
and other fitness videos.                                   performance that they will perform for fellow campers
                                                            at the end of the week. Students will learn about stage
Karaoke                                                     presence, positioning, and performance, all while
Date/Time:       Week 1 or 5, Block 3                       enjoying their time creating a show. No previous acting
                 Week 2, Block 4 or 5                       experience is needed. Show is on Friday of each week.
Let your talent show through a variety of musical
choices.

Knitting and Crocheting
Date/Time:      Week 2, Block 3
                Week 5, Block 4
Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting.

Magic and Balloon Making
Date/Time:     Week 3 or 4, Blocks 3
Learn professional magic tricks and how to make             Off-Broadway, Stagehand and Design
balloon animal characters. Show your talents at the         Date/Time:      Weeks 3 or 4, Blocks 3, 4 and 5
summer carnival!                                                            (Triple-block class)
                                                            Create the set and make the entire production come
                                                            alive! Show is on Friday of each week.
 Parents, please note:
 A drop off earlier than 8:50 a.m. requires your child
 be enrolled in Extended Day. Supervision is required
 at all times.

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   GRADES 3 – 8                                                  Ping-Pong
   Summer Place                                                  Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 5, Block 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5
                                                                 Enjoy this highly popular, recreational and competitive
                                                                 sport as you learn how to play table tennis correctly.
                                                                 (Includes a pool table, air hockey table and foosball
   Outdoor Games                                                 table.)
   Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 4, Block 1
                   Week 2, Block 4                               Pinterest
                   Week 5, Block 3                               Date/Time:     Week 2, Block 1
   Get outside and play some lawn games: croquet, lawn                          Week 3, Block 3
   darts, Can Jam, horseshoes and more!                          With the help of Pinterest, campers will use
                                                                 miscellaneous supplies and transform them into
                                                                 something really cool.
   Painting with a Twist
   Date/Time:      Weeks 1 – 5, Block 1
                                                                 Pokémon
   Choose a painting with the class and paint along with
                                                                 Date/Time:     Week 1, Block 5
   the instructor/artist to create your own work of art on
                                                                                Week 2, Block 3 or 4
   real canvas. You’ll learn new techniques daily.                              Week 4, Block 5
                                                                                Week 5, Block 1
   Photo Art                                                     Have fun trading cards, playing the game and some
   Date/Time:    Week 1, 2 or 5, Block 3                         Pokémon Go. Water type, fire type – this class is for
                                                                 every type!
   Create your own take home masterpiece through
   photography and other creative outlets. Please bring a
   camera (iPhone, iPad or iPod will suffice.)                   Retro Crafts
                                                                 Date/Time:      Week 1, Block 1
                                                                                 Week 5, Block 2
   Photography (Double Block Class)                              Peace, love and flower power! Create crafts that are a
   Date/Time:       Week 1, 3 or 5, Blocks 3 and 4               blast from the past.
   Learn basic photography skills to use for camp
   literature; brochures, social media pages and a camp          Rock-n-Roll Wii
   photo wall.
                                                                 Date/Time:     Weeks 1 – 5, Block 3
                                                                 Unleash your inner rock star with Wii Rock Band,
   Piñatas and more!                                             Guitar Hero and other music videos.
   Date/Time:      Week 1, Block 2
                   Week 4, Block 4
   Create a piñata and more with paper mache, wire and              Cancellations must be made by Thursday
   mod podge.                                                       at noon of the week prior to attendance for
                                                                    a refund.

12 | Register through our online site mphschool.org or call the Community Program Office at 315-446-2452.
Saddle Up                                                          Spanish Experience (Double-Block Class)
Date/Time:       Week 3 or 4, Blocks 1 and 2                       Date/Time:      Week 4
                 (Double-block class)                                              Block 1 and 2
Lab fee:         $200/week                                                         (entering grades 3 – 5 only)
Children will travel to the Lone Birch Stables in                                  Block 3 and 4
Homer, NY where owner and trainer Joanne Siciliano-                                (entering grades 6 – 8 only)
Jones, Ph.D. will cover all aspects of caring for and              Lab Fee:        $10/week
riding a horse. At the conclusion of the course students           Explore the culture and learn Spanish in a fun way
will be able to safely saddle a horse, lead a horse,               through song, arts & crafts and cooking.
demonstrate two gaits while mounted (walk and trot),
and be able to navigate the basic horsemanship course.
                                                                   Speak Up: Fun with Public Speaking
Course elements include:
    Safety in being with and around horses                         Date/Time:       Week 1, 2 or 5, Block 4
  • How to speak “horse”                                           Learn the art of speaking in public through fun,
  • Horse anatomy and movement                                     confidence-building exercises.
  • Common breeds of horses and their uses
  • Saddle, bridle, blanket parts identification and
    function                                                       Speed Stacking
  • How to handle (lead, tie, groom, and tack up)                  Date/Time:      Week 2 or 5, Block 1
    your horse safely                                                              Week 2 or 3, Block 5
  • Beginning riding orientation                                   Stacking cups into pyramids in as little time as
  • Riding Lesson days 1 through 5                                 possible.

A waiver must be signed. Suggested clothing: heeled
boot, comfortable jeans                                            Spikeball
                                                                   Date/Time:       Week 1 or 2, Block 3
Science with Mr. V!                                                                 Week 3 or 4, Block 1
Date/Time:      Weeks 1, 3 or 5, Block 5                           Play the hottest new game of the year! A mix of
From nature activities to fun experiments, get ready to            volleyball and foursquare – it’s bound to be a camper’s
see how cool science can be.                                       favorite!

Soccer                                                             STOMP at Summer Place
Date/Time:       Week 2 (grades 3 – 5), Block 2                    Date/Time:       Week 1 or 4, Block 2
                 Week 4 (grades 6 – 8), Block 2                    Like the theatrical show, Stomp uses everyday items to
Let’s play soccer! All skill levels welcome.                       create different beats. You’ll perform for the camp on
                                                                   Friday.

 Parents, please note:
 A drop off earlier than 8:50 a.m. requires your child be
 enrolled in Extended Day. Supervision is required at all times.

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S U M M E R DAY C A M P

   GRADES 3 – 8                                                       Totem Poles
   Summer Place                                                       Date /Time:     Week 3, Block 2
                                                                                      Week 4, Block 2
                                                                      Create your own family totem pole using milk jugs and
                                                                      various art materials.
   Tennis
   Date/Time:     Weeks 1 – 5, Block 1                                Treasure Hunt
   Tennis anyone? Learn some basic skills or just play the            Date/Time:       Week 2, Block 4
   game. Please provide your own racquet, if possible.                                 Week 4, Block 5
                                                                      The ultimate treasure hunt! Each day’s adventure will
                                                                      lead to a final Grand Hunt at the end of the week.
   The Price is Right
   Date/Time:    Week 1 or 4, Block 4                                 Yoga
   Come on down! Create The Price is Right Game Show                  Date/Time:      Weeks 2 or 3, Block 5
   for the Summer Place Camp.
                                                                      Learn the basics of yoga and yoga poses.

    DATES:                                       BLOCKS:                              EXTENDED HOURS
    Week 1 June 26 – 30                          All camp gathering                   AVAILABLE:
                                                 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.                     7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
    Week 2 July 5 – 7
                                                                                      4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
           (No camp July 3 and 4)                Block 1
                                                 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
    Week 3 July 10 – 14                                                               FEES:
                                                 Block 2                              $295/week
    Week 4 July 17 – 21                          10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.              (Week 2 is pro-rated to $177)
    Week 5 July 24 – 28                          Lunch
                                                 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.                   HALF DAYS:
                                                                                      9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
                                                 All camp activity
                                                                                      or
                                                 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
                                                                                      12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
    Parents, please note:                        Block 3                              $165/week
    A drop off earlier than 8:50 a.m.            1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    requires your child be enrolled              Block 4                              Payment plans and
    in Extended Day. Supervision is              2:00 – 3:00 p.m.                     financial aid available.
    required at all times.
                                                 Block 5
                                                 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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HELPFUL CAMP SCHEDULING CHARTS
Use these charts to make scheduling a little bit easier! Courses in italics run 2 or more blocks as noted.

WEEK 1 • June 26 – June 30
 Block 1                     Block 2                     Block 3                     Block 4                 Block 5
 Archery (5 – 8)             Archery (5 – 8)             Big Buddies (5 – 8)         3D Art                  Board Games
 Artventures                 Basketball                  Boys Day Out (5 – 8)        Artventures             Boys Day Out (5 – 8)
 Bistro Kids                 Bistro Kids                 Camping We Will Go          Baking Goodies          Game Shows
 Chess                       Board Games & Chess         Cupcake Warriors            Boys Day Out (5 – 8)    Get Wet Games
 Daily Paper                 Chopped                     Girls Day Out (5 – 8)       Engineering for Boys    Girls Day Out (5 – 8)
 Gone Fishing                Dance Mix                   Golf – Beginner             Engineering for Girls   Glamour Girls
 Group Guitar                Flag Football               Karaoke                     Girls Day Out (5 – 8)   Golf – Beginner
 Outdoor Games               Gone Fishing                Photo Art                   Golf – Beginner         Just Get Moving Wii
 Painting w/ A Twist         Gratitude Workshop          Photography                 Photography             Martial Arts
 Ping Pong                   Jewelry for P.E.A.C.E.      Ping Pong                   Ping Pong               Ping Pong
 Retro Crafts                Piñatas                     Rock N Roll Wii             Speak Up                Pokémon
 Tennis                      Ping Pong                   Spikeball                   The Price is Right      Science w/ Mr. V!
                             STOMP

WEEK 2 • July 5 – July 7 (No camp July 3 and 4. Fee will be pro-rated for 3 days)
 Block 1                     Block 2                     Block 3                     Block 4                 Block 5
 Archery (5 – 8)             Archery (5 – 8)             Big Buddies (5 – 8)         Artventures             Board Games
 Artventures                 Basketball                  Camping We Will Go          Baking Goodies          Critter Camp
 Bistro Kids                 Beats, Rhythm & Drums       Critter Camp                Critter Camp            Get Wet Games
 Chess                       Bistro Kids                 Cupcake Warriors            Golf – All Levels       Glamour Girls
 Daily Paper                 Board Games & Chess         Fiddlesticks Lacrosse       Juggling                Golf – All Levels
 Gone Fishing                Chopped                     Golf – All Levels           Karaoke                 Just Get Moving Wii
 Outdoor Games               Dance Mix                   Hair with Flair             Outdoor Games           Karaoke
 Painting w/ A Twist         Gone Fishing                Knitting & Crocheting       Ping Pong               Martial Arts
 Ping Pong                   Group Guitar                Photo Art                   Pokémon                 Ping Pong
 Pinterest                   Jewelry for P.E.A.C.E.      Ping Pong                   Speak Up                Pokémon
 Speedstacking               Ping Pong                   Pokémon                     Treasure Hunt           Speed Stacking
 Tennis                      Soccer (3 – 5)              Rock N Roll Wii                                     Yoga
                                                         Spikeball

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WEEK 3 • July 10 – 14
 Block 1                      Block 2                      Block 3                      Block 4                      Block 5
 Archery (5 – 8)              Archery (5 – 8)              Boys Day Out (5 – 8)         Baking Goodies               Board Games
 Artventures                  Basketball                   Camping We Will Go           Boys Day Out (5 – 8)         Boys Day Out (5 – 8)
 Bistro Kids                  Beats, Rhythm & Drums        Cupcake Warriors             Carnival Crew                Game Shows
 Chess                        Bistro Kids                  French Experience (6 – 8)    Engineering for Boys         Get Wet Games
 Daily Paper                  Board Games & Chess          Girls Day Out (5 – 8)        Engineering for Girls        Girls Day Out (5 – 8)
 Fashion Design               Chopped                      Golf – Intermediate          French Experience (6 – 8)    Glamour Girls
 French Experience (3 – 5)    Dance Mix                    Gratitude Workshop           Girls Day Out (5 – 8)        Golf – Intermediate
 Gone Fishing                 Flag Football                Magic & Balloon Making       Golf – Intermediate          Just Get Moving Wii
 Outdoor Games                French Experience (3 – 5)    Off Broadway – On SP         Magic & Balloon Making       Off Broadway – On SP
 Painting w/ A Twist          Gone Fishing                 Off Broadway – Stagehand     Off Broadway – On SP         Off Broadway – Stagehand
 Ping Pong                    Jewelry for P.E.A.C.E.       Photography                  Off Broadway – Stagehand     Ping Pong
 Saddle Up!                   Ping Pong                    Ping Pong                    Photography                  Science w/ Mr. V!
 Spikeball                    Saddle Up!                   Pinterest                    Ping Pong                    Speed Stacking
 Tennis                       Totem Poles                  Rock N Roll Wii                                           Yoga

WEEK 4 • July 17 – 21
 Block 1                      Block 2                      Block 3                      Block 4                      Block 5
 Archery (5 – 8)              Archery (5 – 8)              Camping We Will Go           Baking Goodies               Board Games
 Artventures                  Basketball                   Critter Camp                 Carnival Crew                Critter Camp
 Bistro Kids                  Bistro Kids                  Cupcake Warriors             Critter Camp                 Game Shows
 Chess                        Board Games & Chess          Fairy Houses & Garden Art    Golf – Beginner              Get Wet Games
 Daily Paper                  Chopped                      Golf – Beginner              Hair with Flair              Glamour Girls
 Fashion Design               Dance Mix                    Gratitude Workshop           Juggling                     Golf – Beginner
 Gone Fishing                 Gone Fishing                 Karaoke                      Magic & Balloon Making       Just Get Moving Wii
 Outdoor Games                Jewelry for P.E.A.C.E.       Magic & Balloon Making       Off Broadway – On SP         Off Broadway – On SP
 Painting w/ A Twist          Ping Pong                    Martial Arts                 Off Broadway – Stagehand     Off Broadway – Stagehand
 Ping Pong                    Saddle Up!                   Off Broadway – On SP         Piñatas                      Ping Pong
 Saddle Up!                   Soccer (6 – 8)               Off Broadway – Stagehand     Ping Pong                    Pokémon
 Spanish Experience (3 – 5)   Spanish Experience (3 – 5)   Ping Pong                    Spanish Experience (6 – 8)   Treasure Hunt
 Spikeball                    STOMP                        Spanish Experience (6 – 8)   The Price is Right
 Tennis                       Totem Poles                  Rock N Roll Wii

Extended hours available for all programs 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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WEEK 5 • July 24 – 28
Block 1                 Block 2                  Block 3                    Block 4                 Block 5
Archery (5 – 8)         Archery (5 – 8)          Big Buddies (5 – 8)        3D Art                  Board Games
Artventures             Basketball               Boys Day Out (5 – 8)       Artventures             Boys Day Out (5 – 8)
Bistro Kids             Beats, Rhythm & Drums    Camping We Will Go         Baking Goodies          Game Shows
Chess                   Bistro Kids              Cupcake Warriors           Boys Day Out (5 – 8)    Get Wet Games
Daily Paper             Board Games & Chess      Fairy Houses & Garden Art Engineering for Boys     Girls Day Out (5 – 8)
Fiddlesticks Lacrosse   Cheerleading             Girls Day Out (5 – 8)      Engineering for Girls   Glamour Girls
Gone Fishing            Chopped                  Golf – Intermediate        Girls Day Out (5 – 8)   Golf – Intermediate
Ping Pong               Flag Football            Outdoor Games              Golf – Intermediate     Juggling
Pokémon                 Gone Fishing             Photo Art                  Knitting & Crocheting   Just Get Moving Wii
Speedstacking           Jewelry for P.E.A.C.E.   Photography                Photography             Martial Arts
Tennis                  Ping Pong                Ping Pong                  Ping Pong               Ping Pong
                        Retro Crafts             Rock N Roll Wii            Speak Up                Science w/ Mr. V!

CREATE YOUR OWN SCHEDULE!
Block 1                 Block 2                  Block 3                   Block 4                  Block 5
Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

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LOWER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

   ENTERING GRADES 1 – 6                                        Exploring Nature and Science
   Combine classes with our day camp!                           Entering grades Pre-k – 2
                                                                Dates:       July 5 – 7 (Week 2)
   Dates:
                                                                Time:        9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
   Week 1:        June 26 – 30                                  Cost:        $75
   Week 2:        July 5 – 7 (no Camp July 3 & 4)
                                                                We will use scientific inquiry to study and explore,
   Week 3:        July 10 – 14
                                                                engage in nature/outside activities, explore the natural
   Week 4         July 17 – 21                                  world using the basic skills of scientific inquiry, and
   Week 5:        July 24 – 28                                  play games and make crafts using materials from
                                                                nature.
                                                                Taught by MPH faculty members Emily Gannon and
   Accent on Math                                               Sondra Jones
   Entering grades 4 and 5
   Dates:       Week 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5                            Readers Theater
   Time:        9:30 – 10:45 a.m.                               Entering grades 2 – 4
   Cost:        $125                                            Dates:       June 26 – 30 (Week 1)
   This weekly course helps to reinforce math skills. While     Time:        9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
   incorporating “hands-on” projects, the major goal is to      Cost:        $125
   make learning both fun and effective. The instructor
                                                                Students will plan, create, write and revise scripts to
   will assess the group to see which skills are best to
   cover. Topics include computational skills, time, money,     perform. We will work on reading fluency, expression,
   logic, patterns, geometry, and measurement.                  creative writing, and set design. The final performance
                                                                will take place in the theater at the end of the week.
   Taught by Syracuse City faculty member Dominique
   Frasier                                                      Taught by MPH faculty members Jana Clever and
                                                                Maria Ricciardello
   Book and a Movie
   Entering grades 4 and 5                                      Shakespeare for Kids
                                                                Entering grades 4 – 6
   Dates:       June 26 – 30 (Week 1)
   Time:        10:45 – 12:00 p.m.                              Dates:       June 26 – June 30 (Week 1)
   Cost:        $125                                            Time:        10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
                                                                Cost:        $125
   Students will read a novel and discuss the theme,
   character relationships and connections within a story.      Using the Lois Burdett Shakespeare For Kids series,
   Upon completion of the book, they will watch the             students will study, read, and act out a Shakespeare
   movie. We will discuss adaptations that are made in          play. The class will explore the original Shakespearean
   order to successfully present a story on the big screen.     language as well as different versions of the tales in
   Taught by MPH faculty members Jana Clever and                picture books, graphic novels, and film.
   Maria Ricciardello                                           Taught by MPH faculty member Amy Abdo

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Wilson Fundations Reading and Spelling                     Young Poet’s Class
Entering grades K – 3                                      Entering grades 1 – 3
Dates:       July 24 – 28 (Week 5)                         Dates:       June 26 – 30 (Week 1)
Time:        Grades K & 1 – 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.              Time:        9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
             Grades 2 & 3 – 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.        Cost:        $125
Cost:        $125                                          In this class everyone is a poet! We will explore
As a recognized leader in multisensory, structured         different kinds of poems, analyze how language is
language programs, Wilson brings more than a               used, and we will even venture outside to see how
decade of systematic and explicit instruction to           nature can inspire creative expression through
the K – 3 classroom. Based on the Wilson Reading           poetry. We will learn how to use poetic language like
System® principles, Wilson Fundations® provides            similes, personification, and imagery to transform the
research-based materials and strategies essential to       ordinary into the extraordinary!
a comprehensive reading, spelling, and handwriting         Taught by MPH faculty member Amanda Peisel
program.
Wilson Fundations makes learning to read fun while          Parents, please note:
laying the groundwork for life-long literacy.
                                                            A drop off earlier than 8:50 a.m. requires your child
Taught by MPH faculty member Colleen Congel                 be enrolled in Extended Day. Supervision is required
                                                            at all times.

Wonder Years – Great Conversations
Body Changes, Cyberbullying & Social
Media Safety
Entering grades 4 – 6
                                                               Can’t wait to start!
Dates:       July 10 – 14 (Week 3)
Time:        Girls – 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.                         How do I register?
             Boys – 10:45 – 12:00 p.m.                         Register online at mphschool.org through
Cost:        $140 includes textbook
                                                               our “Register Online” link or by calling the
This course offers a comfortable learning environment          summer programs office at 315-446-2452.
to understand body changes that young people are
going through during their pubescent years. It’s a             Questions? You may always call Nicole
small group for the essential questions of what and            Sanford or Rebecca Rhody in the Summer
why is happening to their body, how it effects them            Programs office. If you’d like to come in
emotionally, how to take care of themselves and
                                                               and meet with us for more information, our
who to talk to. The importance of being educated on
cyberbullying and social media safety is also a must for       offices are located on the 2nd floor of the
our youth on the internet.                                     Knox Farmhouse, 315-446-2452.

Taught by MPH faculty member Lisa Patchen

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MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

  ENTERING GRADES 6 – 12                                        Around the World in 5 Days!
                                                                Entering grades 6 – 8
  Dates:
  Week 1:        June 26 – 30                                   Dates:        June 26 – June 30 (Week 1)
  Week 2:        July 5 – 7 (no Camp July 3 & 4)                Time:         9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
  Week 3:        July 10 – 14
                                                                Cost:         $140
  Week 4         July 17 – 21                                   Build your cultural awareness by virtually traveling to a
  Week 5:        July 24 – 28                                   country of your choice to learn its sports, food, pop-
                                                                culture, language and more! At the end of the week
                                                                students will put on a mini-multicultural festival for
                                                                each other where they will share their experience with
                                                                others.
  3D Design and Printing
  Entering grades 8 – 12                                        Taught by MPH faculty member Sarah Chhablani

  Dates:        June 26 – June 30 (Week 1)
  Time:         10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                         College Application Essay
  Cost:         $140 plus $20 lab fee                           Entering grades 11 and 12
  The 3D printing revolution is upon us. Anyone with            Dates:       July 10 – 14 (Week 3)
  access to a computer can now develop models that can          Time:        12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  be turned into physical objects in just a short period of     Cost:        $270
  time. This course teaches students the technical skills       Just what are college application readers looking for in
  they need to create 3D models using software such             an essay? How does my essay affect my chances? What
  as OpenSCAD, Sculptris, and TinkerCAD. Students               on Earth should I write about? If these questions have
  will also have access to 3D printing technology and
                                                                crossed your mind, help is on the way! In this weeklong
  will learn how to manufacture their own models.
                                                                course, we will demystify the essay and get you thinking
  Throughout the week students will have the ability to
                                                                about how to make this challenging portion of the
  see their creations transform from ideas in their heads
                                                                application work for you. We’ll look at how the essay fits
  to objects in the physical world.
                                                                into the application process, as well as some important
  Taught by MPH faculty member Ryan Zlomek                      dos and don’ts. Once you’ve read a varied selection of
                                                                successful essays, you will dive into the process from
                                                                developing ideas to drafting and finally to editing.
  A Bridge to Algebra                                           We will provide you with the topics presented on the
  Entering grades 6 – 8                                         Common Application, but we welcome you to bring in
  Dates:        June 26 – June 30 (Week 1)                      topics from specific colleges, as well.
  Time:         9:00 – 10:30 a.m.                               The goal is to have students leave the class with a
  Cost:         $140                                            completed essay. Max. 8 students.
  Students will learn to improve their number sense and         Taught by MPH faculty member Pat Bentley Hoke
  use model drawing as a bridge to algebra.
  Taught by MPH faculty member Chris Schroth

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Hands on Math                                              Model United Nations Preparation
Entering grades 6 – 8                                      Entering grades 8 – 9
Dates:       June 26 – June 30 (Week 1)                    Dates:       June 26 – 30 (Week 1)
Time:        10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                       Time:        10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost:        $140                                          Cost:        $140
                                                           Future MUN delegates step forward! Research, write,
Students will learn about integers, fractions, decimals,
                                                           and present resolutions in this simulation of the United
and percents using real world activities.                  Nations. Learn about topics ranging from Gaza to
Taught by MPH faculty member Chris Schroth                 Global Warming. Represent different countries and use
                                                           diplomacy to get your resolution passed. A great primer
                                                           for those who plan to participate in high school Model
Jazz and Rock Ensemble                                     United Nations.
Entering grades 7 – 9                                      Taught by MPH faculty member Matt Spear
Dates:       July 17 – 21 (Week 3)
Time:        9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.                         MPH Geography Bowl
Fee:         $250                                          Entering grades 6 – 8
Calling all musicians! MPH is creating an ensemble         Dates:       June 26 – June 30 (Week 1)
to harness individual skills to build an exciting and      Time:        10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
creative group dynamic. All participants must have         Cost:        $140
their own instrument. Intermediate level preferred. An     Do you know where Djibouti is? Do you know the
awesome show will be performed on Friday afternoon         difference between a Mercator and Robinson map
in the theater.                                            projection? Build your geography skills to become
Taught by MPH faculty member Rick Huyge                    champion of the MPH Summer Program Geography
                                                           Bowl. Develop essential geography skills in topographic
                                                           and demographic maps, map projections, city and
Making a Movie                                             country locations, and more. Students will compete for
                                                           the top title of MPH Geography Bowl champion!
Entering grades 7 – 11
                                                           Taught by MPH faculty member Sarah Chhablani
Dates:       July 10 – 14 (Week 3)
Time:        12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Fee:         $260                                          MPH Youth Soccer Skills Camp
                                                           Entering grades 3 – 6
Making a Movie is a hands-on production course
where students will learn how to shoot, edit, export       Dates:       July 10 – 13 (Week 3) Monday – Thursday
and publish their own motion picture films. Students       Time:        4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
can expect to learn Adobe Premier editing suite, and       Fee:         $175
methods of digital publication. Along with sharing         Run by MPH soccer coaches Don Ridall and Pat
digital video cameras, students will use the camera on     Bentley Hoke, participants will build skills, learn about
their smart phone.                                         the game, and have a blast. Through individual ball
                                                           work, creative and dynamic group training, and a
Taught by former teacher and local business owner          variety of games, we aim to help each player grow in
Deb Foster                                                 their ability, understanding, and love of the game of
                                                           soccer.

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MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

  ENTERING GRADES 6 – 12                                        Study Skills II
                                                                Entering grades 9 – 12
                                                                Dates:         July 10 – 21
                                                                               (Weeks 3 and 4 – Two Week Course)
                                                                Time:          9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
  Pat Bentley Hoke has coached 23 seasons at MPH,
                                                                Cost:          $250
  winning seven league titles, three section titles, one
  regional title and one trip to the state tournament.          Academic organization, study skills and independent
                                                                work habits are critical for all students as they face
  Don Ridall has 555 career wins, two state titles, and         increasing time-management demands to meet study
  four years in the state final four. He has been recognized    and homework requirements. The goal of this course
  locally, regionally and state level for coaching awards       is to teach students how to learn by using effective
  and as the National Coach of the year for private             strategies. Students will identify their own learning
  schools.                                                      styles and develop strategies for personal organization,
                                                                reading, time management, memory devices, test taking,
                                                                note taking, and textbook organization.
  Scratch Coding for Video Games                                Taught by MPH faculty member Colleen Congel
  Entering grades 7 – 9
  Dates:       June 26 – June 30 (Week 1)                       Talking Politics
  Time:        9:00 – 10:30 a.m.                                Entering grades 7 – 9
  Cost:        $140                                             Dates:      June 26 – 30 (Week 1)
  The world of coding opens up unlimited possibilities for      Time:       9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
  creators. In this hands-on course students will learn the     Cost:       $140
  Scratch programming language, a graphical language            The presidential race might be over, but the political
  developed by MIT, in order to discover the unlimited          conversation is still lively. Will tax cuts boost the
  potential coding offers for video game design. Students       economy? Should U.S. immigration policy be changed?
  will learn computing logic, sprite design, and the syntax     Whether you are a future politician or simply want to be
  of Scratch in order to develop their own playable video       a more informed citizen, the course will sharpen your
  games and digital animations. This course is open to all      political skill set and ability to examine topics from
  skill levels and is a great introduction to computer          multiple perspectives. Be prepared for political simula-
                                                                tions and lively debate while developing intellectual
  science.
                                                                skills like critical thinking, public speaking, and research.
  Taught by MPH faculty member Ryan Zlomek                      Taught by MPH faculty member Matt Spear

  Study Skills I                                                The Cinematic Experience
  Entering grades 6 – 8                                         Entering grades 8 – 12
  Dates:       July 10 – 21                                     Dates:      June 26 – 30 (Week 1)
                                                                Time:       12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
               (Weeks 3 and 4 – Two Week Course)
                                                                Cost:       $260
  Time:        10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  Cost:        $250                                             Thanks to sites like You Tube and Vimeo, the
                                                                participatory world of visual media development is now
                                                                open to everyone. The Cinematic Experience is a
                                                                hands-on production course where students will learn

22 | Register through our online site mphschool.org or call the Community Program Office at 315-446-2452.
how to shoot, edit, export, and publish their own motion    This course focuses on topics ranging from basic parts
picture films. The class will work together to create a     of speech to thesis development. Other topics include
series of short films ranging from fictional narrative to   sentence construction, punctuation, verb tenses and
documentary and found footage. Students can expect to       paragraph development.
learn film theory, shot composition, camera mechanics,      Taught by MPH faculty member Amy Hogan
the Adobe Premiere editing suite, and methods of digital
publication.
                                                            Writing Skills II
Taught by MPH faculty member Ryan Zlomek                    Entering grades 9 – 12
                                                            Dates:        July 10 – 21
Writing Skills I                                                          (Weeks 3 and 4 – Two Week Course)
Entering grades 6 – 8                                       Time:         10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dates:      July 10 – 21                                    Cost:         $250
            (Weeks 3 and 4 – Two Week Course)               Students should have a good working knowledge of basic
Time:       9:00 – 10:30 a.m.                               writing skills. Topics covered include exposition writing,
Cost:       $250                                            textual incorporation, and introductory research skills.
A firm working knowledge of writing skills is important.    Taught by MPH faculty member Amy Hogan

  S U M M E R T H E AT E R

  ENTERING GRADES 3 – 12

  Dates:       July 31 – August 11 (Two Weeks)
  Time:        9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  Cost:        $440                                          SUMMER STOCK
                                                             Entering grades 7 – 12
                                                             The MPH Summer Stock program is designed for
  JUNIOR STOCK                                               students with an interest in theater, both onstage and
  Entering grades 3 – 6                                      behind the scenes. This two-week program provides
                                                             a one-of-a-kind opportunity to gain exposure to the
  NEW this year – a completely hands-on opportunity
                                                             entire process of theatrical production – from acting,
  to experience the fun, wonder and magic of musical         movement, and singing to theater terminology and
  theater. Talents will be explored, nurtured, and           costumes, lighting, sound, and set design.
  encouraged. Participants will sing, act, dance, work
                                                             The teaching artists work to create a collaborative
  on simple costumes, and help create the scenery and        immersion experience, and at the close of these two
  props for the fantastic final performance in the MPH       weeks, you will star or work as backstage crew in a
  Theater.                                                   “Broadway-Style” musical production.
  Directed by Jay Brown and MPH faculty member               Directed by MPH faculty member Annmarie Gregory
  Rick Huyge

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