3rd GRADE

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING 3RD GRADE IN THE FALL

 

American Girl

Students will have the opportunity to do hands on activities with American Girl Dolls or dolls of their choice.  They will learn and play games, and make food and crafts that were representative of the American Girl Doll periods.  In addition, there will be a 15-20 minute play period each day for students to interact with peers and their dolls. Dolls are welcomed, but not required!

Cost per student: $10

Be an Engineer

Challenge yourself and keep those critical thinking skills fresh over the summer. From bridges, buildings, machines, oil spills, airplanes, Mini-challenge Monday to Fairy Tale Friday and more. Students are presented with a problem and design a solution. All projects include learning traits of an engineer through technology, research, testing, and presenting ideas. As students work together, key skills like collaboration and verbal communication skills are taught and modeled. This class will inspire and continue to develop your engineering mind!

Cost per student: $9

Beginning Guitar

Want to learn how to play guitar? Join our group guitar class. No prior experience needed! Students will learn the basics of both finger picking and chord playing on acoustic guitars in this course. Students are welcome to borrow a Summer School guitar, or may bring their own from home. Please no electric instruments. Each player will go home with guitar music book.

Cost per student: $20

Beginning Piano

Calling all budding musicians! Come and learn how to play the piano in a fun and friendly group piano course setting. We’ll explore basic piano skills, such as how to sit at the piano, how to position your hand at the keyboard, and how to read simple music notation to play some beginner’s songs. We’ll do a variety of musical activities to learn about the keyboard, such as coloring, singing, interactive Smart Board activities, and of course, playing the piano!

Cost per student: $5

Books! Blooms! Birds! & Bugs!

Inspired by favorite children's literature, step outdoors for daily nature-based exploration. Children are encouraged to get dirty to make observations and discoveries that satisfy their natural curiosity and appreciate the beauty of nature. Let's explore together by hiking, planting, composting, bird watching, and collecting insects to make treasure connections to the natural world.  

Cost per student: $8

"C" is for Camping

If you would love to explore the world of camping, this class is for you!  We will dive into the outdoor world through learning camping skills such as tent building, fire building, cooking on a campfire, nature studies, outdoor safety and more!  We will sing around the campfire, go on nature hikes, do camp crafts, and play games! We will even tell camp stories around the campfire! Grab your flashlight and let's go camping!

Cost per student: $8

Dance Team

Join the 2018 Summer School Dance Team!  We learn choreographed dance routines and showcase them in a final performance. So grab your pom poms (made in class) and let's dance!

Cost per student: $10

Dazzle with Design

Your young artist will be designing creative art & crafts projects while using a variety of materials. We'll incorporate new techniques through inspiring colorful stories. There will be opportunities for personalized projects in an "art studio" setting one day a week. We'll also add a "Christmas in July" activity time during our last week. No peeking- they'll create their own holiday box to pack away their treasures until December!

Cost per student: $15

 

Defying Gravity: A Roller Coaster of Fun!

Play with the laws of physics in this Roller Coaster build and design class. You'll build 6' tall K'nex roller coasters and design your own working roller coaster based on the laws of physics.

Cost per student: $8

 

Fun in the Sun (Please sign your child up based on the school they attend)

Enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities in Fun in the Sun. We will spend the majority of our time playing softball, kickball, capture the flag, tag games, and much more! Bring sunscreen and a water bottle and get your exercise playing fun games and soaking up the sun of the summer. One day each week is reserved for a wet and wild experience as we will play in the water and try to stay cool.

Cost per student: $5

Game On

This outdoor class is jam packed with great group games that use strategy, teamwork and imagination. Play fun invasion games like Capture the Flag and Pirate Ball. Use your problem-solving skills in games such as the Amazing Race and Yoshi. We won’t forget fun classic games (but with exciting new twists!) like Kickball, Steal the Bacon, and Tag. Students will also use collaboration and imagination to create new games! Bring your water bottle and be ready to move! These are physically active games that emphasize fun, teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Cost per student: $3

 

Garden Sprouts

​If you love the outdoors and like getting your hands dirty, this is the class for you! We will learn all about the plant cycle while planting fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. We will learn about the insects that help our plants grow and make many crafts using parts of nature. This class will give your child a hands on experience to learning all about plants making them a garden expert!

Cost per student: $10

 

Google Coding Club (Please sign your child up based on the school they attend)

Students create computer science projects around different themes using the Google CS First curriculum to create games and music in Scratch.  Become creators, rather than just consumers of technology. 

Cost per student: $10

Gym Games Galore

Gym Games Galore offers students an awesome opportunity to participate in various indoor sports and activities: Pirate Ball, Floor Hockey, Kick Ball, Basketball, Dodgeball, Indoor Soccer, Matball, Handball, Capture the Flag, and Speedball. So, grab your gym shoes and let's go!

Cost per student: $6

House Hunters

If organizing your room, discovering designs tricks/trends, and picking out furniture/matching accessories sounds fun...this is the class for you! As a "home designer," you will design furniture models, coordinate accessories with furniture/rooms, and much more. Weekly "Design Lab," opportunities will be another chance to further explore and create home/interior design masterpieces. (please note: if you took Dabbling Designers last summer, we will be doing different projects/activities)

Cost per student: $20

I Like to Move It

Do you like to move it, move it? Join this active class to explore many ways to keep your body moving! From stretching and yoga to Zumba and dance, you'll learn how to have fun, be silly, make friends, and how to keep your body healthy through movement. At the end of the summer, each student will learn a dance routine to show off their new skills at an end of the year recital!

Cost per student: $5

Learning with LEGOS

Learning with LEGOS is the perfect combination of education and fun! Students will use their creativity and imagination, along the most popular toy ever made, to design, create, and learn! Come join the fun and see how Legos can be used to build skills essential to student success through fun, focused learning activities.

Cost per student: $20

Math Camp (Current teacher recommendation needed)

Are numbers crunching your style? Boggling your brain? Do you feel the need for speed? Have fun while reviewing math concepts using hands-on manipulatives, measurement tools, arrays, counting patterns, graphing, math games and more!

Note to parents: Wondering if your child should be in this class?  These classes are designed for reviewing, maintaining, and improving math skills and strategies worked on during the school year. Teachers may choose to recommend this class to students who could benefit from additional support during the summer.  Contact your child’s teacher to see if he/she recommends a skill-based reading/writing class for your child. A verbal recommendation to you is all that is required to sign up.  Summer School will take care of the verification.

Cost per student: $3

Math Games

Come and play a variety of math and strategy games to keep your math brain in shape all summer long!  You will be competing in fun challenging math games with friends!

Cost per student: $5

Nature Nook

Do you enjoy the outdoors, animals, and making projects? This fun new class is for you! Nature, science, and art combine to offer unique hands-on projects to inspire and provide you with opportunities to be creative. We will explore various wildlife, animals, flowers, and how to enjoy nature. Weekly "New to Nature," or nature lab/workspace will offer you the chance to combine your favorite nature, science, and art elements for a one of a kind creation.

Cost per student: $20

 

Ocean Life

Do all sharks eat fish? Can an octopus change colors? Does echolocation really work like it does in Finding Dory? All these questions will be answered and more in Ocean Life! Dive into this class and learn all about the big blue ocean and it’s marine life! We will talk about the fish, mammals and many other animals that call this wet place home. We will even go into the deep dark abyss and see the crazy creatures there! Take a swim with us and have a splash of a good time in Ocean Life!

Cost per student: $8

 

Playground Games

If recess is your favorite time of the school day, then this is the class for you! In this class we will be learning new games to play outside as well as learning about teamwork and cooperation. We will run, jump, hit, kick, throw and laugh a lot while playing all of the classic playground games while learning new games! If your child enjoys the outdoors and is active then this is the class for them!

Cost per student: $5

Reading/Writing Camp (Current teacher recommendation needed)

Book a trip to camp and uncover the strategies that make you not only a better reader, but a stronger writer too!  We’ll keep you on your toes with surprise endings, mystery word, claims, debates, and speaking your mind.

Note to parents: Wondering if your child should be in this class?  These classes are designed for reviewing, maintaining, and improving reading/writing skills and strategies worked on during the school year. Teachers may choose to recommend this class to students who could benefit from additional support during the summer.  Contact your child’s teacher to see if he/she recommends a skill-based reading/writing class for your child. A verbal recommendation to you is all that is required to sign up.  Summer School will take care of the verification.

Cost per student: $3

Spanish Adventures

Hola! This beginning level class is ideal for students who are ready to begin learning Spanish. Games, music, crafts, and other hands on activities are used to help introduce numbers, colors, greetings, animals, food, feelings, weather, the body parts, the alphabet, and Spanish speaking countries. A fiesta is held some time during the last week.

Cost per student: $10

Special Ed Reading and Math

Students enrolled are recommended by their special education teacher. Small group instruction that targets IEP goals in reading and math is meant to maintain skills gained during the school year. Some support is available for general education classes.

Cost per student: $3

 

Sports Galore

Throwing, shooting, splashing, and dribbling! Anyway you like to kick it, you’ll have fun in Sports Galore. Children will enjoy activities that encourage cooperative, team play and independent skills. They will participate in their favorite sport games such as: dodge ball, capture the flag, kickball, soccer, and maybe even a little water fun!

Cost per student: $5​

Superhero Adventure

It's a bird! It's a plane! No... it's kids having "out of this world" fun at summer school! Do you like superheroes? Do you like to be creative? In this class you will develop your own superpowers and design your super costume! You and your super friends will create secret identities while studying a variety of popular superheroes. We will have tons of fun while strengthening reading and writing skills. Come join the adventure.

Cost per student: $8

The Art of Forensics

Channel natural competitive energy into positive communication strategies, prepare a good speech, discover where to go to find sources and materials, learn how to begin and end a speech, and prepare speaker notes. You will learn, from experience, how to analyze an audience, dress for success, and present yourself as an articulate speaker. Students will research and create a presentation for classmates and parents during the last week of class. 

Cost per student: $5

CLASS OPTIONS:

FIRST PERIOD

8:00AM-9:20AM

Beginning Piano

Books! Blooms! Birds! & Bugs!

"C" is for Camping

Game On

Gym Games Galore

Google Coding Club - Class Full

House Hunters

I like to Move It

Learning with LEGOS

Math Camp*

Math Games

Ocean Life

Spanish Adventures

The Art of Forensics

SECOND PERIOD

9:20AM-10:40AM

American Girl

Be an Engineer - Class Full

Beginning Guitar - Class Full

Beginning Piano - Class Full

Books! Blooms! Birds! & Bugs!

"C" is for Camping

Dance Team - Class Full

Dazzle with Design

Gym Games Galore

Garden Sprouts

House Hunters

Learning with LEGOS

Ocean Life

Reading/Writing Camp*

Special Ed Reading & Writing

Sports Galore - Class Full

The Art of Forensics

*Teacher Recommendation

Wondering if your child should be in this class? Teachers may choose to recommend this class to students who could benefit from additional support during the summer.  Contact your child’s teacher to see if he/she recommends a skill-based reading/writing class for your child.

Summer School does not receive a copy of parent logins and passwords for the registration system.  If you have forgotten your password, please use the forgot password link located on the web store login page.

SUMMER

SCHOOL

JUNE 13-JULY 13, 2018

8:00 AM-NOON

No classes on Wednesday July 4, 5, 6

at NORTH LAKE SCHOOL

THIRD PERIOD

10:40AM-12NOON

American Girl

"C" is for Camping

Defying Gravity - Class Full

Fun in the Sun LCS & SBS

Fun in the Sun NLS & RMD

Gym Games Galore - Class Full

Google Coding Club

I like to Move It

Learning with LEGOS - Class Full

Nature Nook - Class Full

Playground Games - Class Full

SuperHero Adventures

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