July 24- August 4 - Morning Offerings: 8:30 - 10:30 am
The Enrichment Offerings are designed for students entering grades 2-8 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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Amazing Authors - Entering Grades 2-3
Campers will learn about some popular authors and the writing process. Then, they will become authors themselves!
Project Wild - Entering Grades 2-3
Students come and explore the animal and human relationship to our planet; learning about our resources and the continuing viability it has to our basic survival and well-being. Through hands-on experiments and physically acting out habits of creatures we live with every day, students will come to know about animal behavior, habitats and how we all interact. So come join us in building an animal suited terrarium or design and build an environment that will keep a polar bear happy in captivity. Learn what it’s like to rely on your “herd” and what wonderful colors there are in natural camouflage!
LEGO-MANIA - Entering Grades 3-5
In this hands-on class, campers will use the LEGO system to create simple machines and other creations. They will learn about levers, pulleys, axles, wheels, and gears through activities designed to challenge the young engineer. Through the knowledge gained, campers will design and create mechanisms including a catapult, crane, car and other interesting machines. Come join the fun where everything is awesome!
Minecraft Mania - Entering Grades 3-6
Using the new version of Minecraft: Education Edition, students will collaborate on various Minecraft: EE challenges, build Mods, and learn programming concepts through creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment.
Math on the Menu - Entering Grades 3-5
Campers will make a variety of yummy treats while putting their math skills to work! The best part is, they get to enjoy eating their creations!
Slime-ology - Entering Grades 5-8
Slime is all the rage right now! We will start with a basic slime recipe then do various experiments, discovering what happens when we add or change different ingredients. Students will keep track of recipes/experiments and make observations in their lab books. We will be making tons of slime in this class including fishbowl slime, glitter slime, fluffy slime, and butter slime.
Archaeology 2 - Entering Grades 5-8
Students will dig into the past to learn more about prehistoric life. This class will have science and history components.
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 September 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.
Flag Football Camp - Session 3: July 24-August 4| 10:30am-3pm
Entering grades 3-8
Get ready for two weeks of Flag Football and fun! At our Flag Football Camp, we focus on building skills and gaining confidence with basic and advanced techniques. Players also benefit from technical and tactical training with age-appropriate activities such as tactics under pressure of an opponent and game conditions. We keep it fun and lively!