Extracurricular Programs

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SUMMER 2017: June 14-16

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2017 Summer Camp June 14-16 Brochure

Coding with Kids: Little Coders

  • Ages 5-7
  • June 14-16, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Coder’s Ladder experience: Little Coders / Pre-coding Level
  • $165

Our Little Coders camp is an opportunity for young children to develop their computational thinking skills, build their first programs, and have fun with new friends! The curriculum is designed specifically for early readers and takes into account cognitive abilities as well as attention span typical for ages 5-7. Students are introduced to basic coding concepts in a variety of ways, from playing coding board games like Robot Turtles to programming their first games or interactive stories. We will use age appropriate on-line tools, including code.org, Lightbot, Kodable, and/or Scratch. (maximum 20 students)

Coding with Kids: Game Development – Beginner / Intermediate

  • Ages 8-15
  • June 14-16, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Coder’s Ladder experience: Level 1
  • $165

In the Game Development camp, our tech-savvy instructors will introduce students to the core coding concepts at the heart of computer science. They will guide small groups of campers in creating an interactive story and/or a game of their own using the block-based, online programming language Scratch. Children come to camp with a variety of backgrounds and beginner skill levels (from no experience to self-study of Scratch to some previous exposure to coding), so campers receive personalized instruction and progress at a pace that ensures they’re appropriately challenged. Camps are also a great opportunity to meet and learn from new friends! At the conclusion of the camp, children will be able to share projects with family and friends and continue programming at home with their Coding with Kids Scratch account.   (maximum 20 students)

Smart with Art: Where the Wild Things ART

  • Ages 5-12
  • June 14-16, 2017 1:00pm –4:00pm
  • $110

Join us as we learn about endangered animals around the world and use these animals as inspiration in our artwork. From killer whales to tigers and even tree frogs, we will explore the many regions that are home to these magnificent creatures. We’ll practice our drawings skills, and play with paint, watercolor, oil pastels and chalk pastels! It’s going to be a wild week all about animals and art.

SUMMER 2017: June 19-23

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2017 Summer Camp June 19-23 Brochure

Adventures in Literacy!

  • Incoming Kindergarten-3rd Graders
  • June 19-23, 2017 (9:00am – 4:00pm)
  • $350

Come spend a week exploring gardens through literature, writing, and cooperative literacy activities! Taught by Ms. Hobbs and Mrs. Hoch, the class will take advantage of the summer weather with outdoor learning opportunities at the OLG campus and neighboring High Point park. We will provide leveled differentiation, including phonics, phonemic awareness, and sight word skill development, as well as challenging enrichment activities for students of every level. Our hopes are to help students continue to grow as readers/ writers and keep them excited about literacy as they enter the summer months. Activities will be based on the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts. Watch for more information. (minimum 10 students)

Launch Into Science

  • Incoming 4th-6th Graders
  • June 19-23, 2017 (9:00am – 1:00pm)
  • $175

Campers will design, build and launch stomp rockets, balloon rockets, water rockets, soda straw rockets and more! They will learn about the concept of lift and experiment with designs to optimize their rockets. In addition, campers will discover the theories and principles behind solar cooking and harness the energy of the sun to cook in two different kinds of solar ovens, one that we will build ourselves!

A “Trip” through Latin America

  • Incoming 2nd-6th Graders
  • June 19-23, 2017 (1:00pm –4:00pm)
  • $125

Let’s put on our seat belts and explore the wonderful countries of Latin America! On this fun trip you will learn all about the capitals of six countries, their geographic locations, their culture, the colors and meanings of their flags, native wildlife and popular foods which you will have the opportunity to make and taste.   We will also play games, read folkloric stories, sing songs, and learn Spanish along the way. So come join us for this fun adventure!

Produce A Local Travel and Food Show!

  • Incoming 6th-8th Graders
  • June 19-23, 2017 (9:00am – 4:00pm)
  • $380 (Lunch included for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

This weeklong intensive camp combines busing to three Seattle neighborhoods, taking walking tours, eating at three local restaurants and producing a television show based on our experiences. Students will learn: basics of video production, including script writing and filming; information about some of Seattle’s neighborhoods (possibilities include the International District, University District, Fremont, Ballard, Columbia City, Pioneer Square or others); and some of the great foodie spots of Seattle. We’ll practice creative and descriptive writing based on our first hand experiences. (maximum 12 students).

 

SPRING 2017

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2017 Spring Extracurricular Brochure

Sing Out Seattle: The Musical Annie

  • Grades 1-6
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00-5:00pm
  • May 2 – June 1
  • Performance June 1, 2017 6:30pm
  • $175 / 10 sessions

Explore the performing arts in the musical production of Annie!  Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award winning Best Musical, Annie features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her first adventure. Performance June 1, 2017 at 6:30pm.

Coding with Kids: Game Development / Beginner-Intermediate

  • Grades 1-5 (1st grade added)
  • Wednesdays, 3:10 PM-4:10 PM
  • April 5 – June 7, 2017. No class on Apr 19
  • $179 / 9-week session

Do you play games and wonder how they are created? Would you like to build your own computer programs? Come learn how at the Coding with Kids Academy! In this fun after-school class, BEGINNERS will be introduced to the core concepts of computer programming, including loops, conditionals and variables. INTERMEDIATE students will move on to more advanced concepts, such as nested conditionals and functions with parameters. Using the Scratch development environment, you will learn how to create a variety of programs, from simple animations to multi-level games. With new projects each session, you will be able to express your creativity and advance as a coder!  Several potential scholarships available. Contact Donna Ramos to apply.

Coding with Kids: Web Development

  • Grades 4-8 (4-5th grades added)
  • Tuesdays, 3:10 PM-4:10 PM
  • April 11 – June 6, 2017. No class on Apr 18
  • $159 / 8-week session

Have you ever wondered how a website is created? Find out how in our Web Development class! Whether you are new to coding or an expert developer, there is something for everyone in this class. We will help you hone your skills in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as you create awesome websites or fun games. Those with no prior coding experience will start off an introduction to coding concepts using Scratch but quickly transition to programming JavaScript. Ready to start coding? Sign up now!

Smart with Art Spring 2017 Brochure

Smart with Art: Create with Clay

  • Grades K-6
  • Mondays, 3:05 PM-4:20PM
  • April 24 – June 12, 2017. No class May 29th
  • $175 / 7 sessions

Come join our fantastic Create with Clay Class! This session we will be learning the four different ceramic handbuilding techniques to make our favorite foods into functional works of art.

Create a burger with extra fixin’s into a scrumptious coil jar. Of course, we won’t forget the side of fries, that will hold all your pencils made out of slab. We will also be making a bowl that looks like your favorite spherical fruit, whether it’s a watermelon, a lime, a kiwi, or even a dragon fruit!

So come join us and get a Bite into Art that’s really satisfying.