Discovery Unlimited - Learn & Play!

Discovery Unlimited - June 12-23, 2017

Entertaining and challenging enrichment program for students entering Junior Kindergarten (age 4 as of Sept. 1) through Grade 4, who are gifted, talented or highly motivated in academics and creativity.

Cost: $425 for the morning or afternoon 2-week session; $900 for the full-day 2-week session (includes recess & lunch)

  • Morning session: Monday-Friday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Entering Grades Junior Kindergarten & Kindergarten
Author Study: Mo Willems
Using Mo Willems’ hilarious stories as inspiration, students will be encouraged to show their artistic side through art activities, story-telling and role playing.  Exploring this extremely popular children’s author and illustrator, the students will develop their own stories touching on similar topics like friendship, determination and cooperation. Mo Willems provides us a great start and the kids’ creativity will take us even further!

Entering Grades 1 & 2
Gotta Learn it All!
Has your child been captivated by the Pokemon craze that is sweeping the world? Then “Gotta Learn it All” will be the perfect opportunity for them to explore this trend in an educational setting. We will learn about real-life concepts covered in Pokemon such as evolution, animal classification, map-reading skills, statistics, and much more, using STEM, art, reading, and writing skills. Prior Pokemon knowledge is not needed in order to participate!

Entering Grades 3 & 4
Work together. Create. Code.
This fun class will cover how to code with Scratch. The first week will be “Friends with Scratch.” With a buddy, design and program your own two-player games, create animated stories, and imagine your future. Learn how people change the world with computers. The second week will be “Art with Scratch.” Create your own digital works of art! Use the computer to design your own animations, create a paint editor tool, and learn how technology is used in the art world.

 

  • Afternoon session: Monday-Friday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Entering Grades Junior Kindergarten & Kindergarten
Animalistic Adventures
Ever want to fly like a bird or swim like a fish? In Animalistic Adventures we will explore animal habitats, discover their diets, and observe their behaviors. Using their imaginations and their bodies, students will truly dive into the world of animals. We will take a field trip to the zoo, explore natural habitats near our school, and create beautiful works of art. There will be lots of emergent literacy, math and science activities to help us in our adventures.

Entering Grades 1-4
"On With the Show" - Musical Theater
Do you enjoy performing? If so, get ready to come alive on stage! Students will learn about many aspects of musical theater, including acting, staging, singing, dancing, set design, costumes, and more! At the end of the class, students will perform a musical. No experience is necessary and students may be as involved as they wish.

Entering Grades 1-4
Makers Who Care
Participants will seek to solve real-world problems through designing and building in a choice-based maker space. This STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Mathematics) driven class will focus on inventing prototypes for shelters and adaptive apparatuses. Materials for building will include cardboard, wood, metal, found objects, nuts and bolts, and more.

For questions, contact Discovery Coordinator Melinda Orzoff at 847-866-6055 or morzoff@roycemoreschool.org.