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Storytellers

Fantasy Play

Details

Dates: July 23 – 27
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
For Who: Grades K-3
Camp Leader / Instructor: Ms. Crusvar
Cognitive Function: Sequencing and Pattern

Description

Step right up for a fun and active camp! A wide variety of activities for young students’ including lots of active movement time. We will be making crafts about dragons, and princesses, and the characters that your child loves. Fine and gross motor skills will be a major focus. Come and join the fun in our spectacular fantasy land!

Fun in the Sun

Details

Dates: July 23 – 27
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
For Who: Grades 2 – 4
Camp Leader / Instructor: Amanda Baker. Teacher at Mediated Learning Academy.
Cognitive Function: Relationships, restraining impulsivity

Description

Do you enjoy long warm sunny days or spending time having fun exploring outside? We will spend the week having a fun time exploring outside creating crafts, playing games and creating yummy snacks. You will have so much fun you will be amazed how fast the days will go by!!

Programming with Scratch

An online resource with limitless possibilities

Details

Dates: July 23 – 27
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
For Who: Grades 6 – 12
Camp Leader / Instructor:

Billy Leung – Billy is a staff member at the MLA and is eager to bring technology into the
classroom as a creative way for students to build skills and create personal projects. He enjoys
incorporating elements of play as part of the learning process.

Description

Learn the basics of programming with the fun and interactive Scratch program! Students will be provided with their own individual Chromebook laptop and taught how to use the command blocks available in Scratch. Using the command blocks and their imagination, students will be able to create short interactive movies, music videos, mini games and much more.

No prior knowledge is required. For more information regarding Scratch and to see some sample projects, visit https://scratch.mit.edu

Rock Band

Ever wanted to be a rock star?

Details

Dates: July 23 – 27
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
For Who: High School
Camp Leader / Instructor:

Stephan Fournier / Stephan Fournier has been performing and teaching music
for over two decades. He has performed with bands whose styles include blues,
country, reggae, jazz, and both pop and hard rock. He has toured Canada and
played high profile shows including performances at the 2010 Winter Olympic
Celebrations and the Vancouver Jazz Festival. As a teacher, Stephan has worked
with students individually, as well as in group and classroom settings and has
taught guitar, bass, drums, piano, banjo, brass and woodwind instruments.

Description

The Rock Band 1 program is designed to allow students with no previous experience,
as well as students with previous instrumental experience, to work together,
learn, perform and record popular music in a modern rock band setting.
Students may choose from a large selection of modern and traditional acoustic
and electric instruments including guitar, bass, drums, keys, percussion, horns,
vocals and more (they may also bring their own instruments – any instrument is
welcome). The program will teach efficient rehearsal skills, chart writing, and individual
instrument technique. Emphasis will be placed on having fun and working
together to reach a common goal. Students will record the song(s) they have
learned and take them home in mp3 format.

Earth Rangers

Grow, Explore, and Discover

Details

Dates: July 23 – 27
Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm
For Who: Grades 1-4
Camp Leader / Instructor: Ms. Crusvar
Cognitive Function: Comparison

Description

Are they keen to learn more about the earth? Do your kids love making unique and interesting crafts? If so, then join us! We will be doing hands on science experiments and making environmentally friendly art. This club uses only recycled material to learn more about the earth and the importance of staying green.

Creative Picassos

Come join us and let your artistic talent shine!

Details

Dates: July 23 – 27
Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm
For Who: Grades 4-7
Camp Leader / Instructor: Amanda Baker, Teacher at Mediated Learning Academy

Description

Hey Kids!!!! Do you enjoy trying new things? Do you enjoy drawing, painting and being creative?…. If so this camp is for you!!!!
We will engage in different types of art projects using different techniques and materials.

Learning Activities with Lego

Think Outside the Brick

Lego isn’t JUST for fun and building!

Details

Dates: July 23 – 27
Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm
For Who: Grades 5 and up
Camp Leader / Instructor:

Billy Leung – Billy is a staff member at the MLA and loves to teach students new and interesting things through games, activities, and technology.

Cognitive Function: Following Instructions

Description

Looking for something more than just putting Lego pieces together? You have found the right place! Join us for a week filled with challenges and activities that go beyond just Lego. Learn about buoyancy through making Lego ships, participate in building races and create stories and short stop motion movies with Lego and much more!

Rock Band

Ever wanted to be a rock star?

Details

Dates: July 23 – 27
Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm
For Who: High School
Camp Leader / Instructor:

Stephan Fournier / Stephan Fournier has been performing and teaching music
for over two decades. He has performed with bands whose styles include blues,
country, reggae, jazz, and both pop and hard rock. He has toured Canada and
played high profile shows including performances at the 2010 Winter Olympic
Celebrations and the Vancouver Jazz Festival. As a teacher, Stephan has worked
with students individually, as well as in group and classroom settings and has
taught guitar, bass, drums, piano, banjo, brass and woodwind instruments.

Description

The Rock Band 1 program is designed to allow students with no previous experience,
as well as students with previous instrumental experience, to work together,
learn, perform and record popular music in a modern rock band setting.
Students may choose from a large selection of modern and traditional acoustic
and electric instruments including guitar, bass, drums, keys, percussion, horns,
vocals and more (they may also bring their own instruments – any instrument is
welcome). The program will teach efficient rehearsal skills, chart writing, and individual
instrument technique. Emphasis will be placed on having fun and working
together to reach a common goal. Students will record the song(s) they have
learned and take them home in mp3 format.