Enrichment Classes

Session 1 (June 24 – July 5)
Session 2 (July 8 – 19)
Session 3 (July 22 – Aug. 2)

Session 1, June 24-July 5
8:30AM to 10:30AM

ROBOTICS

This class offers LEGO Education WeDo 2.0. System. It is a hands-on STEM program that uses LEGO bricks, LEGO Education Solutions for early learning uses play to open up the world of early math, science, and language skills for young children. Fostering a love of discovery and investigation. Each core set supports two students, introducing them to computational thinking and engineering principles in a fun and engaging way.

  • Session 1, June 24-July 5

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 2-4

  • $378.00

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ART SAMPLER

Interested in Exploring art? In this class, campers will be introduced to a variety of artistic mediums including tempera, watercolor, printmaking, sculpture, and homemade art materials. Each day campers will have an opportunity to engage in multiple stations for art-making and sensory-based exploration. Campers will share their works of art in the MPA Gallery where friend and family may admire the arts of these budding artist.

  • Session 1, June 24-July 5

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 2-4

  • $378

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COOKING PASTRY AND CAKES

Do you love the aroma of baked goods? Do you love sampling cakes, pies, and cookies that your family makes? Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your favorite sweet treats? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then this is the class for you. Join fellow bakers and cook in MPA’s new classroom kitchen.

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 4-6

  • Session 1, June 24-July 5

  • $378

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MOLDABLE AND SLIME

Chances are you might have made slime, what about crunchy slime, bendable slim, fluffy slime, blowing bubbles with slime? If you want to explore all the different kinds of slime and playdough with friends this summer, then you will enjoy this class where the crazier the slime, the better. Campers will look at the science of slime and how to alter its makeup. Share what you know and learn from fellow slimers.  

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 4-6

  • Session 1, June 24-July 5

  • $378

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DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS

Whether you watched the Stranger Things kids fight a Demogorgon, are interested in sci-fy, magic,  board games or have a bunch of nerdy friends, this is a great chance to learn to play this iconic fantasy role-playing game.  We provide the Dungeon Master and the dice that will help players learn about the nature of magic in the worlds of D&D, the rules for spellcasting, and a selection of typical spells available to magic-using characters (and monsters) in the game.

  • Session 1, June 24-July 5

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 5-8

  • $378

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SEWING WITH SANDRA LEONARD

Students will learn how to design and create their own one of a kind Ugly Doll (the Ugly actually means unique and special). The class will learn how to create patterns using their own drawings, learn basic hand stitching and how to use the sewing machine.

  • Session 1, June 24-July 5

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 6-8

  • $378

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Enrichment Classes

Session 2, July 8 to July 19

COOKING FOR KIDS

Do you love the aroma of baked goods? Do you enjoy sampling the cakes, pies, and cookies that your family makes? Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your favorite sweet treats? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then this is the class for you this summer. Join Fellow bakers and cooks in MPA’s new classroom kitchen.

  • Session 2, July 8-19

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 2-4

  • $378

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SCIENTIST IN TRAINING

Make your own Gak and Oobleck! Cause explosions! You will learn safe and simple experiments using ordinary household ingredients. We will gather information, make comparisons, and conduct investigations to learn about the scientific method.

  • Session 2, July 8-19

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 2-4

  • $378

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STOP MOTION

Looking to create movies and cartoon with simple tools like clay, a green screen, and your friends? Then this class is for you!
Campers will Learn basic animation skills and the fundamentals of storytelling.     


Campers will discover how to create “claymation” and “Humanimation” (stop-motion animation using people), develop basic cartoon-drawing skills and Learn how to develop a cartoon and create a character. At the end of the two-week camp students will percent their short films on the big screen in MPA’s theater

  • Session 2, July 8-19

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 4-6

  • $378

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BUILDERS AND MAKERS

Do you love to make things with your own hands like go-carts and catapults then Builders and Makers are for you? Campers will learn an array of skills to work with tools, wood, recycled objects and anything else their imagination will allow. They will explore the dynamics of potential energy, testing and fine-tuning a device, predicting outcomes distances and accuracy. At the end of the session, campers will share their creations with classmates with a launch party or race.

  • Session 2, July 8-19

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 4-6

  • $378

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LEGO EV3 MINDSTORMS

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 and the new EV3  Challenge! Students build robots that can use sensors to find lines, identify threats and targets, and then integrate programming with motors, sounds and other outputs to move, react and solve challenges. Students will work as scientists and engineers as they progress through missions and projects that put their creative problem-solving skills to the test!

  • Session 2, July 8-19

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 5-8

  • $378

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WEIRD CHICAGO

The city of Chicago is unquestionably the weirdest and most haunted city in America! With a history dating back to the early 1800s that is filled with crazy events, mysterious happenings and a lot of bizarre characters, there is no place like it in the country. Campers will explore that homegrown weirdness that has shaped the city that we know today- and shows that Chicago is weirder than any other city should legally be allowed to be!

  • Session 2, July 8-19

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 5-8

  • $378

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Enrichment Classes

Session 3, July 22 to August 2

FRACTURED FAIRY TALES

Take a new look at some of the best-known fairy tales! Explore different versions and add new twists to some of your favorite stories. Some of the activities you will enjoy in this class include: making books based on mixed up fairy tales and performing fairy tales.

  • Session 3: July 22 – August 2

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 2-4

  • $378

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BUILDERS AND MAKERS

Do you love to make things with your own hands like go-carts and catapults then Builders and Makers are for you? Campers will learn an array of skills to work with tools, wood, recycled objects and anything else their imagination will allow. They will explore the dynamics of potential energy, testing and fine-tuning a device, predicting outcomes distances and accuracy. At the end of the session, campers will share their creations with classmates with a launch party or race.

  • Session 3: July 22 – August 2

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 2-4

  • $378

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ART SAMPLER

Interested in Exploring art? In this class, campers will be introduced to a variety of artistic mediums including tempera, watercolor, printmaking, sculpture, and homemade art materials. Each day campers will have an opportunity to engage in multiple stations for art-making and sensory-based exploration. Campers will share their works of art in the MPA Gallery where friend and family may admire the arts of these budding artist.

  • Session 3: July 22 – August 2

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 4-6

  • $378

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STILL WILD ABOUT HARRY POTTER

Attend the summer term at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! On the first day of the term, students will be sorted into houses before making their wands and wizard hats. Students will investigate mysterious powers in the academic areas of Potions, Care of Magical Creatures and Astronomy. Last but not least, each student will be introduced to Quidditch and will play for the Quidditch trophy and the honor of being named the Hogwarts champions.

  • Session 3: July 22 – August 2

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 4-6

  • $378

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LEGO EV3 MINDSTORMS

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 and the new EV3  Challenge! Students build robots that can use sensors to find lines, identify threats and targets, and then integrate programming with motors, sounds and other outputs to move, react and solve challenges. Students will work as scientists and engineers as they progress through missions and projects that put their creative problem-solving skills to the test!

  • Session 3: July 22 – August 2

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 5-8

  • $378

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COOKING: DESSERTS, DESSERTS!

Do you love the aroma of baked goods? Do you love sampling cakes, pies, and cookies that your family makes? Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your favorite sweet treats? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then this is the class for you. Join fellow bakers and cook in MPA’s new classroom kitchen.  They will learn to use several cooking utensils and small appliances, while practicing recipes, trying new flavors, and adding some decorative and delicious touches to their creations. As always, eating scrumptious desserts will be every camper’s favorite activity!

  • Session 3: July 22 – August 2

  • 2 weeks

  • Grades 5-8

  • $378

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