ESP Summer Higher Ground Academic Program is BACK!

Register online at www.esprec.com!

Updated Friday May 18, 2018 by Tim Dodge.

ESP 2018 SUMMER HIGHER GROUND Academic program registration is now available online at www.esprec.com!

Join us for another exciting season of summer fun in July!!! We have some super fun courses for the kids hosted by our fantastic teaching staff. Keep those brains sharp! **If you know a great teacher who might be interested in hosting a course, please have them contact us!**

Here are the details:

Registration: Online at www.esprec.com

Location: Chesapeake Terrace Elementary School
Cost: $50/course
For Who: Any/all kids interested (see grade ranges below)
Schedule:
WEEK#1 - M-F, July 16-20
WEEK#2 - M-F, July 23-27

*Grades are for the 2018-2019 school year*

 

WEEK#1 SCHEDULE (July 16-20):

COURSE: Paint Party with Ms. B!
Champion: Ms. Buttrum
Times: 10am-12pm
For Who: Kids entering grades 4-6
Name: Mandy Buttrum
Description: If you enjoy painting, this is the class for you. Come join Mrs. B to learn about different styles of painting and create a new master piece each day!

SUPERVISED LUNCH HOUR: 12pm-1pm (Free to all registered for the program - bring your own lunch)

COURSE: Messy Mania
Champion: Ms. Orlins
Times: 1pm-3pm
For Who: Kids entering grades K-3
Description: We will be getting messy! Each day, students will indulge in sensory exploration by creating different substances, including play dough, slime, and oobleck. We will be discussing the scientific properties of these substances and carefully following recipes to make them. Students will also learn about color mixing, and we will be reading books related to science and art. Students will be able to take home some of what we make. I hope you will join me on this messy adventure!

COURSE: Escape the Classroom
Champion: Mrs. McGarvey
Times: 1pm-3pm
For Who: Kids entering grades 4-6
Description: Come solve various brain teasers and puzzles in order to escape the classroom! Students will be given a series of puzzles that test their knowledge in math, science, social studies, reading, and out of the box thinking. Each puzzle will give them a different clue. The goal will be for the students to put their clues together in order to solve the final puzzle and “escape the classroom”! All students need to bring with them are themselves!

 

WEEK#2 SCHEDULE (July 23-27):

COURSE: CRAFTY KIDS WITH MS. B!
Champion: Ms. Buttrum
Times: 10am-12pm
For Who: Kids entering grades 1-3
Description: Explore art through crafting. With Mrs. B, you will experiment with a variety of materials to create different styles of artwork!

COURSE: ESCAPE THE CLASSROOM
Champion: Mrs. McGarvey
Times: 10am-12pm
For Who: Kids entering grades 4-6
Description: Come solve various brain teasers and puzzles in order to escape the classroom! Students will be given a series of puzzles that test their knowledge in math, science, social studies, reading, and out of the box thinking. Each puzzle will give them a different clue. The goal will be for the students to put their clues together in order to solve the final puzzle and “escape the classroom”! All students need to bring with them are themselves!

SUPERVISED LUNCH HOUR: 12pm-1pm (Free to all registered for the program - bring your own lunch)

COURSE: Messy Mania
Champion: Ms. Orlins
Times: 1pm-3pm
For Who: Kids entering grades K-3
Description: We will be getting messy! Each day, students will indulge in sensory exploration by creating different substances, including play dough, slime, and oobleck. We will be discussing the scientific properties of these substances and carefully following recipes to make them. Students will also learn about color mixing, and we will be reading books related to science and art. Students will be able to take home some of what we make. I hope you will join me on this messy adventure!

COURSE: Masters of Making
Champion: Mrs. McGarvey
Times: 1pm-3pm
For Who: Kids entering grades 5-6
Description: Students will utilize our Maker Space Area to create various projects. Some of these projects may be to solve problems or challenges they run into on a day to day basis. Others may be challenges set as a competition against other teams in the group. No matter the challenge, students will be encouraged to use recyclable materials, out of the box thinking, and creativity to create new inventions or improve on existing ones. Any recyclable materials that the students have at home, they are also encouraged to bring in so that we have more to work with!

Questions/Contact: Tim (tcdodge@yahoo.com)