July 10 - July 21- Morning Offerings: 8:30 - 10:30 am
The Enrichment Offerings are designed for students entering grades 1-8 who have demonstrated curiosity, interest, and self-motivation. These courses promote critical thinking through exploration of thematic units. They are two weeks long and meet two hours per day. They are designed to provide your child with a variety of experiences in the humanities and sciences. This is in keeping with the philosophy of Morgan Park Academy to educate the whole child.
Enrichment classes are not graded. Class size is limited. You can pair one of these classes with our Recreation or Sports Camps to create a full day.
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Crafty Kids - Entering Grades 2-3
Campers will tap into their creative side by making a variety of projects using many different art forms!
Google CS First! - Entering Grades 3-5
INTRODUCING COMPUTER SCIENCE! Students will learn computer science (CS) through engaging hands-on, theme-based activities. Each module provides the opportunity for student collaboration and fun while learning!
Cartoons for Kids - Entering Grades 3-5
Using a cartooning software, students will create their own unique cartoon strips and comic books.
D.I.Y. Bath and Body Products - Entering Grades 5-8
In this class, students will learn to make their own natural bath and body products. Students will make body scrub, lip scrub, lip balm, and bath bombs. We will also focus on self-care techniques.
LEGO Mindstorms Robotics - Entering Grades 5-8
Using the Robotics Invention System by LEGO and a computer, you’ll partner up with a peer to program everything from a light-sensitive intruder alarm to a robot rover that can follow a trail. Returning students are welcome to join again for more advanced building and programming techniques.
Day Camp or Sports Camp options 10:30am-3:00pm
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Day Camp-Grades 2-8
Games: Learn habits of life-long fitness through lots of indoor and outdoor physical play, including water recreation.
Arts and Crafts: The Arts and Crafts class offers students hands-on opportunities to work with many different materials. Campers will learn the importance of expression through these different mediums. Let us help your campers find the artist within.
Performing Arts: Movement, music, and drama are elements of the Performing Arts Camp. Students will have fun dancing and singing while increasing their confidence, leading to more success in life.
Science Investigation: This class will allow campers to investigate many aspects of science. Enjoy simple experiments, model building, and the natural world around us.
Other Activities include: Drama & Improv, Music, and Wading Pool
Three-time USA Women's All-Around Olympic Champion gymnast and coach, Dianne Durham, and her assistant coach will be coaching your child! Ms. Durham has coached dozens of gymnasts to State, Regional, and National Championships! You can choose to enroll your child for one, two, or three, two-week sessions! You will also have the option to add Day Camp from 12:30-3 p.m. Students must be toilet-trained and three years old by May 1.
Three-time USA Women's All-Around Olympic Champion gymnast and coach, Dianne Durham, and her assistant coach will be coaching your child! Ms. Durham has coached dozens of gymnasts to State, Regional, and National Championships! You can choose to enroll your child for one, two, or three, two-week sessions! You will also have the option to add Day Camp from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Gymnastics Camp with Day Camp--2nd-8th grade
This option is only available for 2nd-8th grade students. 2nd and 3rd grade students would attend Gymnastics Camp from 10:30-12:30, followed by Day Camp from 12:30-3 p.m. 4th-8th grade students would attend Day Camp from 10:30-1, followed by Gymnastics Camp from 1-3 p.m.
Sports Camp - Grades 3-8
Basketball Camp - Session 2: July 10-July 21| 10:30-3pm M-F
Entering grades 3-8
Want to really excel at basketball? We have just the basketball camp or program to help you transform your game. We strive to cover basketball fundamentals and team oriented play while creating a positive atmosphere where boys and girls will learn and have fun. Our skilled coaches work with each athlete to develop the skills of passing, posting and scoring in the paint, offensive and defensive rebounding, blocking-out, fast break outlet passing, using screens, and shooting. In addition, players will work on how to get open, footwork, triple-threat position, one-on-one moves, ball handling and passing skills. Athletes who attend this camp will leave the camp with a better understanding of the game and the individual requirements of each position on the floor.