Grades 3-4

July 14-25 from 12:30 to 5:30 pm

Open to students who will complete third or fourth grade this spring.  These classes offer a creative educational experience with limited enrollment, snack time, a guest speaker, and Brain Games.

Students will select two classes.

Course Descriptions

Aussies Down Under
Social Studies (Aussies)

What do the names Oz, New South Wales, Terra Australis Incognita, and New Holland have in common? They are all Australia!! Come discover the mysteries of this great land and why people travel so far to see it. Learn terms like arvo, fortnight, cuppa, and fair dinkum; then go teach them to your friends!

Instructor: Deborah Shepherd

Cells and the City
Science (Cells)

They say a city never sleep. Guess what?! Neither do your cells! They are always working, moving, talking, or fighting with each other and the rest of the body. Can you help them get along? Are all cells the same? What are their names? Come discover the hidden world inside your cells!

Instructor: Kim Kegley

Dig It!
Science (Dig)

Do you ever wonder what impact you have on the world? What’s a carbon footprint? Does hydroelectric power make a difference? Become an environmental scienctist and conduct investigations about natural resources, pollution, and conservation. Find out how you can change the world!

Instructor: LaSheia Foots

The Next Great Master
Art (Great)

Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Raphael didn’t start as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. These famous names were first great masters of art! Could you be the next art master? Come recreate the most famous pieces of art while learning about the artists who had all the vision…without the help of Master Splinter. Come explore with a paintbrush!

Instructor: Kari Nichols

Math (Mathletics)

Basketball, skating, baseball, gymnastics, football, agents, and owners! Behind every sport there is a world of business. See how math determines scores, field measurements, RBIs, ticket sales, and player contracts.
Explore “behind the scenes” off your favorite sport and see how a simple number can be so important!

Instructor: Javanna Wood

When in Rome
History (Rome)

Friends, Romans, countryman lend me your ear! Come see the wonders of the Roman Empire and how they contribute to our lives today. Would English be English without Latin? How did their government influence ours? Which parts of Roman culture can still be seen today?
Come see how one of the greatest empire’s in history shaped America!

Instructor: Patti Cummings

Titanic Tours
History (Titanic)

Welcome to Titanic Tours, where adventure come to life! What happened on April 14, 1912? Why is this date still important, 102 years later? Take on the role of an actual passenger and discover how history could have been very different! Would you have made the same choices the captain did?
Experience the triumph of creating and entering this “ship of dreams!” Explore the tragedy that occurred when the unthinkable happened…..

Instructor: Jennifer Park