Register Now for WCDS Summer Academy

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Let’s Get the Summer Started!
Thursday May 23 – Friday May 31, 9 a.m. – follows school schedule
For PS/PK/K with Mrs. Blank
Cost is $250   

This camp starts the day after PS/PK/K Graduation (and the PS/PK/K have ended their year) and continues the week after, when children in grades 1 through 12 are still attending school.  Enrollment is limited to 12, so don’t wait to sign up for this popular camp! What to bring: Campers should bring a lunch, including drink, a complete change of clothes, a swim suit and towel each day.  Snack will be provided.


Science Fun 4 Everyone
Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
For Rising 1st– Rising 4th Grade, with Mrs. Thede
Cost is $120


Can you fit through an index card?  Can you SEE sound?  Can water walk?  Is it possible to turn milk into stone?  Do worms dance?  If you’d like to find out the answers to these questions and much more join the Science Fun 4 Everyone Camp. Please bring a water bottle and wear sunscreen.  If you are staying for the afternoon camp, please bring a lunch.


ART-rageous Arts and Crafts
Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14  12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For Rising 1st– Rising 4th Grade, with Mrs. Thede         
Cost is $120


Join us for a week-long journey of ART-rageous arts, crafts and creativity!  Not only will you have fun crafting and creating this week but, you’ll be able to take home a t-shirt, a tote bag, a musical instrument, and other useful pieces of art!  We’ll have fun tie-dying, painting with brushes, bubbles and other odd things, cutting, gluing, assembling and playing games. Please bring a water bottle and wear sunscreen.


Basketball Camp
Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21  9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
For Rising 5th– Rising 9th Grade, with Coach Costello
Cost is $120


This camp will be offered to those interested in improving their basketball skills.  Please bring a full water bottle marked with name.


Science in the Kitchen
Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19   9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For Rising 1st- Rising 4th Grade, with Mrs. Lough
Cost is $240


Put you chef’s hat on and get ready to explore how science is used every day in your kitchen! Campers will learn about age-appropriate kitchen safety, how to use a kitchen scale, how to slice and dice, and how to use a variety of cooking techniques. Campers will experiment by measuring, mixing and combining kitchen ingredients to explore states of matter, super-saturation, and chemical and molecular change. Campers will end the day with inside/outside play time, games, or crafts. Please list any food allergies your child may have on the registration form. What to bring: Campers should bring a lunch with a drink, a water bottle, and sunscreen lotion.


LEGO STEM
Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
For Rising 1st – Rising 4th Grade, with Mrs. Brady                                    
Cost is $240


You be the engineer!  Join me for a week of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) projects using LEGOS!  I will engage the students in solving real-world engineering challenges that explore concepts in physics, architecture, and engineering.  The LEGO art projects will appeal to the crafters of the bunch, too.  After building all morning long, we will head outside for some fun in the sun to let the wiggles out. What to bring: Campers should bring a lunch, including drink, bathing suit, sun screen & hat. (Water shoes encouraged, but optional.)