July 11-22 from 12:30 to 5:30 pm

Open to students who will complete kindergarten this spring (2016).  These classes offer a creative educational experience with limited enrollment, snack time but no nap time, and a special schedule. K students will be enrolled in three classes. Please note that on-campus interviews are required.

Requirements for all Kindergarten applicants:

  • Ability to read books beyond the K-5 level
  • Recognize double digit numbers
  • Show an interest in learning
  • Interact well with other children

Class Descriptions

Just Keep Swimming
Science—Caty Douglas (Keep)

Come dive in as we explore the underwater world of our oceans!  In this class we will discover the layers of the oceans with the plants and animals live there.  To do that we will make our own ‘undersea world’ in a jar!  Take a look at the world Dory and Nemo call home as we learn about the difference between salt water and fresh water.

On the Loose with Mother Goose
Literature—Alexandra Wakelyn (Goose)

What if Humpty Dumpty was made of Jell-O or if he was hard boiled?Would he need all of the King’s horses and all the King’s men to put himtogether again? How far did Jack jump over that candlestick? Travelto Mother Goose Land as we explore Nursery Rhymes and bring themto life through art, science, drama, and math.

The Measure of Things
Math—Mary Anne Struthers

What is the purpose of measurement? Which measurements matter? How do these apply in the real world?  Find out with “The Measure of Things” as we explore these questions and many others using rulers, tools, string, and even our own bodies!  The world of measurements, both standard and not, is waiting to be discovered.  Join us and play with math!