Summer Enrichment Program

  •  ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT PROGRAM Summer 2019

    During the month of July, the Academic Enrichment Program has morning offerings for those entering grades PK-8 in the Fall. These courses include Archery, Chess, Fairy Tale Camp, Christmas in July, Engineering Academy and more!  Each class offiers creative and fun ways to add enrichment to math, science, art, language arts, and even organizational skills.  Combat summer learning loss with exciting hands-on labs and studio courses!

    Fairytale Camp with Mrs. Jordan (students entering grades PK4 - 1) July 8-12   

    Come join us on some Fairytale Adventures! Stories, crafts, games, and activities will take us through such stories as Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and Beauty and the Beast. We will end our week with our very own "Be Our Guest" Tea Party, where we just might have a special visitor!
    ($225 Payable to St. Bernadette School)

    Harry Potter at Kings Cross Station with Mrs. Neville (students entering grades 4 - 6) July 8-12   

    Students in grades 4-6 are welcome to enter the magical world of Harry Potter. Activities will include making “potions” (while learning fractions), practicing the magical arts and crafts of wand making and “dueling”; and making a magical treat. This week boasts fun, academic activities of all types based on the beloved series by J.K Rowling. Join Mrs. Neville for a magical journey beginning at King’s Cross Station (secretly hidden within the walls of 4B).
    ($225 Payable to St. Bernadette School)

    Christmas in July with Mrs. Jordan (students entering grades PK4 - 1) July 15-19   

    Come beat the heat this summer with some cool Christmas crafting! We will learn about different Christmas traditions, while reading some fun-loving stories! We will make crafts, sing songs, and enjoy some baking activities, while spreading Christmas joy in July! Come join the fun!
    ($225 Payable to St. Bernadette School)

    Archery (by On the Mark Archery) (students entering grades 5-8)  July 15-19  

    This exciting five-day opportunity will allow students to practice the fundamentals of shooting with more consistency and individualized attention. Students will be customizing their own set of arrows, competing in tournaments and learning about the history of archery. ($325 Payable to On the Mark Archery)  See Quick Links on the side of this webpage for more information as well as an emergency form and waiver.

    Chess Camp (by Chess Wizards) (For students entering Grades K-5) July 15-19

    Join us this summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. You'll improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle - your brain! Our camps include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Unleash your brain power and spend part of your vacation with Chess Wizards!

    ($225 payable to St. Bernadette School). See quick links on the side of this webpage for more information!

     STEM Beginnings Summer Workshop (For students entering Grades K-2)TBD

    Put on your lab coat as we explore the wonders of Chemistry by creating our own concoctions! The children will experiment with a variety of solutions and substances to observe chemical reactions and understand states of matter. Some fun activities include slime recipes, magical eruptions, lava lamps, glow in the dark putty, and galaxy balloons!
    ($235 payable to STEM Beginnings)

     Dr. STEMster's Clinic (For students entering Grades PK4-2)  July 15-19


    Paging Dr. STEMster! In this fun program, our future Doctors or Health care providers will discover the field of medicine through a variety of hands-on activities.  Each “doctor” will create their own first aid kit and take a closer look at the different body systems.  Some STEM challenges may include designing a heart pump, operating a working model of lungs and checking out some x-rays. “Med-school” was never this fun! :)
    $245/child 9A.M.-12 Noon (Payable to Stem Beginnings)

    Engineering Academy - Students in Grades PK4-2  July 22-26

    Engineers are the world’s problem solvers! For this week, we will explore different kinds of Engineers each day. We will test out rockets and airplanes, just like an Aeronautical Engineer, or design a bridge as a Civil Engineer. We will observe states of matter as a Chemical Engineer, or even discover a way to filter polluted water as an Environmental Engineer. Are you a future problem solver? Come and find out!
    ($245 payable to STEM Beginnings) 

    Circuit Makers: Hands on Electronics - Students in Grades 3 - 6  July 22-26

    Tinker with electronics while learning the basics of computer programming. We begin by experimenting with the fundamentals of electronics and circuitry and step up to projects where our class of young makers will make their own interactive and programmable devices. Participants use the latest tools including Arduino (for building interactive devices and Raspberry Pi (for learning about computers and coding) to experiment with LED’s, resistors, motors and programming. Each class day gives participants the chance to design a hands-on project with the guidance of skilled Circuit lab instructors.
    ($245 payable to STEM Beginnings)