Clay Sr. (2 periods): Students will explore different hand building techniques in kiln-fire clay to create unique sculptures and vessels.
Drawing Sr. (2 periods): Take inspiration from the natural environment to create drawings using a variety of media.
Film Sr. Making (2 periods): In one short week, students will explore four key skills in filmmaking: scriptwriting, filming, editing, and sound. As a film crew, student will create write, shoot and edit a short film project.
Painting Sr. (2 periods): Take your understanding of acrylic painting to the next level by exploring acrylic mediums, new materials and innovative techniques.
Plaster Sculpture Sr. (1 period): Plaster is a versatile sculpture medium. Experiment with various techniques including casting life-like forms using the same processes used by the special effects industry..
Printmaking Sr. (2 periods) Printmaking is an exciting and rewarding way of making multiple original images. Students will explore a variety of printmaking techniques such as silkscreening, gelatin prints and relief printing..
Stop Sr. Motion Animation (2 periods): Use your environment, each other and drawing materials to create magic with stop motion animation.
Surrealist Soiree Sr. (1 period): Get inspired by the weird and wonderful world of the surrealists while exploring 2D and 3D art.
Health & Fitness
HEALTH & FITNESS
Survival: Enjoy hiking in the woods and trails at camp, learning how to take bearings on a map with a compass, use a GPS to set your location and find treasures. Build different types of emergency shelters and have a fun team competition on the last day.
Zumba: Zumba is an energetic aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin dance.
Healthy Active Living: For students wanting to participate in healthy, fun, inclusive activities. The focus is on getting heart rates high and smiles beaming during cooperative games and other similar challenges (field games, ultimate frisbee, etc.).
Sports Rotation: For student athletes wanting to play a variety of sports. The focus is on burning lots of energy while rotating through a number of different sports (basketball, ball hockey, soccer, baseball, etc.) throughout the week in a fun and inclusive manner.
Other Sports Offered: Canoe, Kayak, Tennis, Ropes, Basketball, Survival, Biking.
Acting/Devised Theatre (2 periods): Open to students in grades 7-12 with an interest in acting. Enjoy working on monologues, blocking and spoken word in a fun and inclusive environment. Some drama experience necessary.
Ballet (1 period): Enjoy studying classical ballet in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Open to students in grades 7-12. Students will focus on developing their technique, musicality and grace while enjoying the art of ballet. A minimum of two years of ballet experience is required.
Dance Sr. (2 periods): Open to students in grades 9-12 with at least 3 years of dance training.
Jazz Dance (1 period): Jazz is a fundamental Broadway dance style. Open to students in grades 7-12. Come explore this well known dance technique and have some fun leaping through space! A minimum of two years of dance experience is required.
Improvisation Sr. (1 period): Have fun developing your drama skills through experiential cooperative activities! Dramatic improvisation is a great way to exercise your imagination while improving interpersonal skills and self confidence! No drama experience required.
Line Dancing Sr. (1 period): You will smile from the beginning to end of every period of line dancing! Come enjoy learning all different types of line dancing. No dance experience necessary! Grades 9 – 12
Musical Theatre (3 periods): Open major for students in grades 7-12 with some stage experience. A willingness to sing and dance is necessary. This year’s musical production is “The Lion King”.
Brass/Woodwind Ensemble (1 period): a small group setting of trios, quartets, or quintets, based on the instruments in the class. Small groups will learn ensemble music. Open to students who play flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone/euphonium, and tuba. Students must complete the Music Placement Video.
Concert Band Sr. (2 periods): Play some amazing tunes with some awesome people; from movie tunes, to traditional band pieces, to rock melodies, something for everyone! Grouped according to the best educational fit. Open to students who play flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone/euphonium, tuba, bass guitar (must be able to read staff notation – not TAB), bells, and percussion. Students must complete the Music Placement Video.
Guitar (2 periods): Expand your guitar skills! Learn some new tunes and work within small ensembles to better your performance. This course is for students with a minimum of 1 year experience on guitar and the ability to read staff notation. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar. Students must complete the Music Placement Video.
Guitar Beginner (1 period): This course is for students with little or no experience on guitar. Learn the basics of guitar, a number of common chords and strum out a few tunes. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar. No experience necessary.
Guitar Advanced (1 period): Love playing guitar or bass guitar and want to take your performance to the next level? Solo, small group, and ensemble settings. The course is for advanced players who have three or more years of experience on guitar. Students must be able to read staff notation, TAB notation, and chord notation. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar or bass. Students must complete the Music Placement Video.
Sr. Pop Ensemble (3 periods): Learn to perform pop and contemporary music! Students will learn a number of tunes from a wide variety of modern artists… from The Strumbellas, to Stevie Wonder, to Michael Jackson, to Ed Sheeren… you will experience a wide variety of music styles. Must be a strong performer who can easily sight read sheet music and is comfortable in a solo performance setting. Open to students who are strong singers, or who play saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano (at least grade 7 RCM), guitar, bass, and drum set. Students must complete the Music Placement Video.
Ukulele Beginner (1 period): Have you always wanted to learn to play ukulele? This course is for students with little or no experience on ukulele. We will learn the basics, a number of common chords and strum out a few tunes. Students must provide their own ukulele. No experience necessary.
Vocals Beginner (1 period): This course is for students who love to sing but have little or no vocal experience, who like to sing and want to learn how to sing with others in a choir setting. We will learn a wide variety of pieces, from traditional vocal music, to music theatre pieces, to pop tunes and movie classics. No experience necessary.
Vocals Advanced (1 period): Take your singing to the next level! This course is for students who want to learn advanced, multi-part choral music. Students will learn a number of different styles of music and explore the world of vocal harmony. Students should be comfortable reading vocal music, be confident on their own vocal line, and sing in tune throughout their range. This course is NOT for beginners. Students must complete the Music Placement Video.