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Monday, April 1, 2013

Summer of Learning

Plan some fun, affordable learning opportunities for your children this summer through WDMCS Community ced_summer_of_learning_coverEducation’s Summer of Learning programs.

Art Adventures grades 1-7* – Students will get creative while exploring a variety of materials and techniques!

Band Bash grades 6-12* – Band Bash offers private lessons and rehearsal band to help students develop important skills needed for joining their school band.

Be the Boss! Youth Entrepreneur Camp grades 5-6* – Students will experience hands-on entrepreneurship through a variety of highly interactive classroom activities, guest speakers, and a tour of a local business.

Bricks 4 Kidz grades 1-7* – These camps utilize LEGO® Bricks to demonstrate math, science, language arts, and social studies concepts in a fun and creative way!

Jazz Jam grades 7-9* – Students will focus on beginning to intermediate jazz improvisation.

Jump Start grades 1-5* – Jump Start uses themed learning to help students refresh their academic skills for the upcoming school year, while enriching their summer with art, computers, P.E., and science.

Kids in the Kitchen grades 5-8* – Students will have fun learning how to accurately measure ingredients, follow a recipe, and cook a variety of delicious food!

Safety Town kindergarten – Safety Town introduces safety awareness and preventative practices to young children through interactive activities such as visits to the West Des Moines Fire and Police Departments.

Science Exploration grades 1-7* – These classes let students explore a variety of stimulating science subjects!

Sewing for Kids grades 5-7* – Students will learn basic sewing machine skills while making a useful and fun project!

Small Group Learning grades 2-5* – Students receive help boosting their reading, writing, and math skills in a small group setting that allows for more individual attention.

Sneak Peek kindergarten – This morning program gives children a peek at kindergarten by offering the opportunity to experience the activities and daily routines of a typical school day.

Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL) grades 1-7* – SAIL offers refresher classes in reading, writing, and math, as well as enrichment opportunities such as chess, computers, art, science, and much more!

Summer Strings grades 5-9* – Summer Strings offers both private instrumental lessons and instruction in an orchestra setting.

Volunteer Opportunities for students finishing grades 9 and up.*

Youth Tech Inc. Grades 5-12* – Offers a variety of interactive computer camps that focus on providing creative and fun ways to develop technology skills.

Registration is now open for WDMCS Community Education’s Summer of Learning opportunities.