Grades 5-6

CLASSES FOR THE 2023 PROGRAM ARE FULL FOR THIS GRADE LEVEL

HOPE TO SEE YOU FOR SLUFY 2024

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1

PROGRAM DATES ARE JULY 8-19, 2024
July 10-21 (Monday – Friday)
Open to students who will complete 5th or 6th grade in spring 2023.
These classes offer a creative, one-of-a-kind educational experience with limited enrollment.
Students participate in two classes!

Course Description

Curtain UP! (performance)  (This class is full – please chose another exciting class)
Shay Rafferty (UP!)

Do you love to sing, act, and dance?  OR…have you ever wondered how it all comes together (behind the scenes)? If so, then you must “cast” yourself as a member in this active, fun class.

We will be creating, designing, producing AND performing a “student choice” musical… yes, having a blast!  Learn all about what musical theater offers a budding talent.  Don’t miss your chance to “star” in a scene from a Broadway musical!  We are bound for Broadway!

Full SteAm Ahead! (This class is full – please chose another exciting class)
Amanda Mamula (Ahead)

All of modern and ancient technologies owe their greatness to the arts…from city planning to fashion to computers! The arts abound everywhere; you just have to see the “everyday” in a brand-new way. Let’s journey into the unknown and discover how the arts and science have used technology to change the world since the dawn of time.  Our amazing, hands-on, 3-D and 2-D art projects will inspire future artists, scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.  Yes, the future begins with OUR ideas, full steAm ahead!

Mythpunk Adventures in STEM (STEM) (This class is full – please chose another exciting class
Katharyn Daniel (Mythpunk)

Are you ready to explore the STEM side of mythpunk – the new genre that combines folklore and myths with fantastic, modern techniques?  We will engage in amazing STEM activities with a literary twist.  Our activities include engineering/tinkering, brain puzzles, medical mysteries/histories, coded messages (including making disappearing ink), weather experiments… and more! Come explore Mythpunk with STEM!

Pi Alpha Club (Advanced Math) (This class is full – please chose another exciting class)
Amanda Goff (Pi)

Do you like working puzzles and problem solving? Oh, do I have a club for you!   We will observe the secret mathematical code of nature and find patterns in the world below and the sky above to inspire designs and architectural structures.   We will use numbers to create games, build gaming strategies, and so much more.  Join our Pi Alpha Club as we explore mathematical concepts in a new and exciting ways with hands-on activities, games, and escape rooms, and projects. If you enjoy speaking “math” or just want to be a member of this fun club….this class is for you!

Vex Robotics Programming (technology) (This class is full – please chose another exciting class) Matt Diffey (Vex)

Vex Robotics Programming is a project-based course where students learn to code simple and complex robotic behaviors.

Along with learning how to plan technical projects that involve programming languages, participants will practice many different skill sets: personal organization, effective notetaking, effective communication, leadership, responsibility, accountability, and product presentation.