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All sessions meet at the same time M-F even though the website only allows us to list Monday. Your child’s schedule will be the same each day. Please select one session for each time period (unless you sign-up for a double-blocked session).
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Monday, June 25
 

8:30am

Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble
Limited Capacity seats available

And you thought bubbles were just for blowing? Come see what bubbles can really do.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A127

8:30am

Kitchen Chemistry
Limited Capacity filling up

Explore science through cooking. Students will make a new recipe each day while learning about physical and chemical changes. We'll also explore the topics of mixtures and solutions while making fun recipes!

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A126

8:30am

STEAM Toys!
Limited Capacity seats available

The student will combine art, math, and science in order to create fun things to play with such as "flextangles", a kaleidoscope, glitter slime, play-dough, and a bouncy ball.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A108

8:30am

Storytelling Through Music
Limited Capacity seats available

Using books as inspiration, we will create short plays and musicals!

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A113

8:30am

CCASA (Clarke County Aeronautics
Limited Capacity full

Design and build your own rocket which can reach up to 300 feet!  Students will build gliders, water rockets, & solid fuel rockets, while learning the basics of aerospace engineering & the history of space exploration.  3....2....1.....BLAST OFF

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
D120

8:30am

Fun With Fiber
Limited Capacity full

Come explore the world of fiber using a variety of materials to create fun and unique pieces of art.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A124

8:30am

Grades 3-4: STARBASE - WeDo LEGO Robotics and Little Bits
Limited Capacity full

For Students in Grades 3-4 Only
Students will explore robotics through the use of WeDo LEGOs. Students will learn the basics of robotics programming and choose a variety of projects to build. Electronics will be explored through the use of Little Bits blocks that attach magnetically. Combining both LEGOs and Little Bits, students will problem solve how to create an object that moves and has a purpose.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A103

8:30am

How Does Your Garden Grow?
Limited Capacity filling up

Students will gain hands-on experience in plant production. They will learn how plants grow and have the opportunity to plant seeds in the CCHS greenhouse. Students will be able to take their plants home to watch them grow even more!

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
D132B

8:30am

Rube Goldberg THE CHALLENGE
Limited Capacity filling up

Have you ever watered a plant without touching a watering can? Have you ever rang a bell without touching the bell? How about popping a balloon without touching the balloon? You can do all of these with a Rube Goldberg machine! Come join us as we create a series of events to complete a simple task.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A125

8:30am

Science Fiction Writing
Limited Capacity filling up

Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, said, "Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it's the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself. ...Science fiction is central to everything we've ever done..." Many people believe the goal to science fiction writing is to predict the future. However, writing science fiction stories could actually guide technological development. This science fiction writing class will focus on the story elements, with science elements entwined. The main character will take off on his/her hero's journey to worlds beyond our galaxies!

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A106

8:30am

Grades 6-12: Bells are Ringing
Limited Capacity seats available

For Students in Grades 6-12 Only
Handbells offer a unique opportunity to learn music and teamwork together. You will learn to feel rhythm, timing, sensing movement and listening carefully. Bell ringing helps build confidence, social skills, discipline and an appreciation of music. You do not have to be able to read music for this class but, you will need to be willing to listen and work together.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
Library

8:30am

Amazing Alcohol Ink Art
Limited Capacity full

Alcohol Ink is an acid free permanent ink that can be used to color surfaces such as metal, plastic and glass. We will create magnets, jewelry and a moving art sculpture for students to keep or gift. All projects are eligible to enter in the Clarke Co Fair!

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
B120

8:30am

Minecraft With Python
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will use the Python programming language to edit how Minecraft works.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
D125

8:30am

Rockets: Design One - Fly One
In this activity, students will explore a variety of rockets and different ways to make them. They will be challenged to design and create their own rocket and rocket launcher. Prior to creating their rocket, students will participate in several mini-science experiments on how a rocket works. They will also explore space via an interactive website.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A111

8:30am

Slime Time
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you like to play with slime in your spare time? Well, we've got the perfect program for you! Throughout the week, students will be presented with a new challenge every day. The students will follow the teacher's model of slime making and throw a creative twist to their slime. These slime challenges combine the love of playing with slime and real-life situations.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 11:05am
A114

9:50am

How Does Your Garden Grow?
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will gain hands-on experience in plant production. They will learn how plants grow and plant real seeds in the CCHS Greenhouse! Students will be able to take their plants home to watch them grow even more!

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
D132B

9:50am

Oh the Places We'll Go!
Go on a Dr. Seuss adventure and see what the Cat in the Hat is up to!

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A127

9:50am

Rube Goldberg THE CHALLENGE
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you ever watered a plant without touching a watering can? Have you ever rang a bell without touching the bell? How about popping a balloon without touching the balloon? You can do all of these with a Rube Goldberg machine! Come join us as we create a series of events to complete a simple task.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A125

9:50am

Grades 4-5: Melody Chimes
Limited Capacity seats available

For Students in Grades 4-5 Only
Learn basic music principles as well as develop coordination and listening skills while having fun ringing hand chimes. No music background required.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
Library

9:50am

Grades 5-6: STARBASE - Team Building
Limited Capacity seats available

For Students in Grades 5-6 Only
Students will work in teams of 3 or 4 to problem solve how to build a variety of engineering projects, such as a ball launcher or a water flow challenge.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A103

9:50am

Kitchen Chemistry
Limited Capacity full

Explore science through cooking. Students will make a new recipe each day while learning about physical and chemical changes. We'll also explore the topics of mixtures and solutions while making fun recipes!

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A126

9:50am

Make Your Own Virtual Breakout!
Limited Capacity full

Learn how to make your own virtual escape room challenge!

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
B122

9:50am

Small Animal Care
Limited Capacity full

Come learn about small animals!  From cats and dogs to lizards and tortoises and everything in between.  You will learn about the different species, breeds and what it takes to care for them and keep them healthy.  You will work hands-on with a variety of small animals as you prepare for a pet show at the end of the week!

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
D132A

9:50am

STEAM Toys!
Limited Capacity filling up

Students will combine art, math, and science in order to create fun things to play with such as "flextangles", a kaleidoscope, glitter slime, play-dough, and a bouncy ball!

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A108

9:50am

3D Game Design
Limited Capacity seats available

This course will introduce the students to 3D game design using a block-based programming language. This language utilizes Java on the back end and students will be able to see how their code works as well as the block-based format.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
D125

9:50am

Bird House/Feeder Designing
In this activity students will explore a variety of birds native to Virginia and the best bird house/feeder to attract them. They will participate in bird watching activities and then be challenged to design and create their own bird house/feeder to attract their favorite VA bird.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A111

9:50am

Drones, Swamp Boats & Hovercraft!
Limited Capacity full

Design, program and build a drone, hovercraft or swamp boat & compete in races!  Students will participate in teams to develop their mechanical know-how, practice programming & prototype new, inventive vehicles.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
D120

9:50am

Science Fiction Writing
Limited Capacity seats available

Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, said, "Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it's the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself. ...Science fiction is central to everything we've ever done..." Many people believe the goal to science fiction writing is to predict the future. However, writing science fiction stories could actually guide technological development. This science fiction writing class will focus on the story elements, with science elements entwined. The main character will take off on his/her hero's journey to worlds beyond our galaxies!

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A106

11:35am

Codapalooza!!
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will learn how to code using a variety of coding tools from computers to robots and even  your own body!

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
A117

11:35am

Intro to Fiber Arts
Limited Capacity filling up

Students will explore the world of fiber using a variety of materials to create fun and unique pieces of art.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
A124

11:35am

X-treme Science 101
Can you help the Mad Scientist make things go Boom, Pop, and Fizz? Come have fun with hands-on science, STEM style!

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
A127

11:35am

Come Play in the Theatre!
Limited Capacity filling up

An intro to basic acting and theatre, including theatre games, scene work, and makeup.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
C109

11:35am

Math in Art
Explore how we can use math to create art. Students will explore circles, patterns, symmetry and more to create beautiful works of art.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
A107

11:35am

PLINK PLANK
Build and Design awesome structures without the use of glue! Want to know how? Come join us!

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
A125

11:35am

Small Animal Care
Limited Capacity full

Come learn about small animals!  From cats and dogs to lizards and tortoises and everything in between.  You will learn about the different species, breeds and what it takes to care for them and keep them healthy.  You will work hands-on with a variety of small animals as you prepare for a pet show at the end of the week.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
D132A

11:35am

Ukulele 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will learn how to play basic chords and accompany on the Ukulele.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
A113

11:35am

Drones, Swamp Boats & Hovercraft!
Limited Capacity full

Design, program and build a drone, hovercraft or swamp boat & compete in races!  Students will participate in teams to develop their mechanical know-how, practice programming & prototype new, inventive vehicles.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
D120

11:35am

Egg-Benedict's Mission to Trappist-1f
In this activity, students will gain knowledge about different levels of safety restraint devices used in all types of vehicles. They will take part in a group/individual engineering mission to design a spaceship with a restraint device that will get Egg-Benedict to Trappist-1f safely.   Students will also participate in research on new space missions and the discovery of the new planets made by NASA.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
A111

11:35am

Floral Design
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will learn the basics of arranging flowers and will create their own floral design to take home.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
D132B

11:35am

Minecraft With Python
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will use the Python programming language to edit how Minecraft works.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
D125

11:35am

Wild Watercolors for Beginners
Limited Capacity filling up

Watercolor art can be fun and easy when you know the basics! Students will learn about supplies, techniques and different ways to use this art form. They will play with positive and negative space, pouring, masking and splattering. You will be surprised with watercolor art!

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
B120

11:35am

Be a Detective!
Love a good mystery? In this session, we will be using clues and techniques to solve a crime. We will learn how to take fingerprints and use other detective tools. This is a fun, hands-on session!

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 2:10pm
A114

11:35am

Art-O-Motion - Simple Machines and Kinetic Art
Limited Capacity seats available

Time permitting, the student will create three different projects:
1) First, design gears and use them to create a pulley-operated sculpture.
2) Second, construct a metallic wind-driven sculpture.
3) Lastly, assemble a geometric mobile. 

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 2:10pm
A108

12:55pm

#Got Games
Let the games begin! Come explore STEM with your favorite sports and games.

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
A127

12:55pm

Adventures in Art
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore the world of art using a variety of materials to create fun and fantastic projects.

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
A124

12:55pm

Be a Shining Star!
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will learn basic acting skills including theatre games, skits, and makeup.

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
C109

12:55pm

Messy Artist
Limited Capacity full

Students will make everything messy!!  We get our hands dirty making things like play-doh and kinetic sand.  Art shirt required as we don't want to ruin clothes.  Get ready to get messy!!

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
A107

12:55pm

Escape the Classroom
Use problem solving and critical thinking to solve clues as a group and beat the clock in the heart pounding adventure! The Escape is coming...Are you ready???

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
A125

12:55pm

Fun With Physics
Limited Capacity filling up

In this activity, students will explore Newton’s Basic Laws of Motion, Inertia, and The Bernoulli Principle through a variety of mini experiments. Students will also pair up to make an invention of their own using Newton’s Law(s) or Bernoulli ‘s Principle. 

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
A111

12:55pm

Let's Get Messy
Limited Capacity full

Come get messy and a little crazy as we make all things slimy, gooey, and sticky.

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
A126

12:55pm

Science Fiction Writing
Limited Capacity filling up

Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, said, "Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it's the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself. ...Science fiction is central to everything we've ever done..." Many people believe the goal to science fiction writing is to predict the future. However, writing science fiction stories could actually guide technological development. This science fiction writing class will focus on the story elements, with science elements entwined. The main character will take off on his/her hero's journey to worlds beyond our galaxies!

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
A106

12:55pm

Xylophones, Recorders, and Drums - Oh My!
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will learn to play intermediate-advanced Orff music on xylophones, glockenspiels, metallophones, recorders (bring your own!), and hand instruments. 

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
A113

12:55pm

3D Game Design
Limited Capacity seats available

This course will introduce students to 3D game design using a block-based programming language. This language utilizes Java on the back end and students will be able to see how their code works in Java as well as the block-based format.

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
D125

12:55pm

Creating Metal Designs Using a Plasmacutter
Limited Capacity full

Students will learn how to use the Lincoln Torchmate software to design custom-made metal signs. Instruction will include the basics of how to use the software, how to create lettering, and how to upload images (if time allows). Students will be able to cut and keep one metal piece of their choice using the Torchmate Plasmacutter.

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
D132B

12:55pm

DIY, etc!
Limited Capacity seats available

Tired of paying  crazy prices for your pamper items? Learn to make your own bath bombs, lip balm and more. Make a cool mobile for your bedroom or anywhere special. This class is all about DIY!

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
B120

12:55pm

Retro Video Games With Scratch
Limited Capacity seats available

Design and build an exciting old-school video game. Impress your parents! Build an old-school game, from an 8-bit soundtrack to an animated sprite and the first level. Take your idea to the next level! 

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
D120