August Camps

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  • Loving Literature

    July 30, 2018 August 2, 2018, 9:30 am 12:00 pm

    Throughout the week we will learn about the different kinds of storytelling, create our own stories, and read a variety of books. We will practice verbal communication and use illustrations and creative ways to tell or recreate stories. We will write, use Talk-to-Text, or have a teacher or other student scribe our thoughts, journal entries, or ideas. We will also read a variety of short stories and encourage lively discussions about the characters, theme, plot, setting, point of view, conflict and tone.

    Runs July 30–August 2
    Ages: 10–14
    Instructor: Matty
    Price: $275 ($225 for Arete students)

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  • Wellness Camp

    July 30, 2018 August 2, 2018, 9:30 am 12:00 pm

    Each day will begin with yoga and time to learn about mindfulness and relaxation strategies to calm our minds and bodies in preparation to learn. The rest of day campers will participate in a variety of games and activities inside and outside to build confidence and learn to work together as a team. Each day will also inlcude a different mini-lesson on health and wellness such as nutrition, sleep, exercise and illness prevention. Campers will practice motor skills and learn the importance of healthy bodies and minds while having fun!

    Runs July 30–August 2
    Ages: 8–14
    Instructor: Anna
    Price: $275 ($225 for Arete students)

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  • Minecraft Edu

    July 30, 2018 August 2, 2018, 1:30 pm 4:00 pm

    Minecraft is one of your kid’s favorite games – so how can we make it educational? MinecraftEdu has created a variety of lessons to teach all kinds of skills and subjects. For this week, we will retain the magic of Minecraft while adding elements that encourage creativity and learning. We will start with a focus on coding and expand our Minecraft knowledge to other areas.

    Runs July 30–August 2
    Ages: 8–14
    Instructor: Haley
    Price: $275 ($225 for Arete students)

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  • Pond Ecology

    July 30, 2018 August 2, 2018, 1:30 pm 4:00 pm

    In pond ecology, we will take water samples and look at the different organisms and life forms in the bodies of water around our school. We will also identify the types of plants and animals that live in our garden and wooded area. After we determine what wildlife is present, we will safely find ways to support their environment and make new animal friends! The week will culminate in doing a project that involves use of the scientific method and some exploration at Brownie Lake. Brownie Lake is just a short walk on the trail from our school.

    Runs July 30–August 2
    Ages: 8–14
    Instructor: Alec
    Price: $275 ($225 for Arete students)

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  • Wolf Ridge

    August 6, 2018 August 10, 2018, 9:00 am 4:00 pm

    Runs August 6–10
    Ages: 12–15

    More info coming soon.

    Depart approximately 9:00 a.m. Monday
    Return approximately 4:00 p.m. Friday

    Instructors: Max and two additional teachers

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  • "Myth Busters"

    August 13, 2018 August 16, 2018, 9:30 am 12:00 pm

    Students will become "Myth Busters" by testing a variety of common myths. The physical sciences will be explored by creating a variety of hands-on projects. Students will engage in experiments to determine if myths are busted, plausible, or confirmed!

    Runs August 13–16
    Ages: 10–14
    Instructor: Matty
    Price: $275 ($225 for Arete students)

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  • "Shark Tank"

    August 13, 2018 August 16, 2018, 1:30 pm 4:00 pm

    Students will work throughout the week to create a novel project and a plan to present their idea. Their project will need to involve something that can solve a current problem or could be helpful or supportive to other students or adults. On the last day students will pitch their idea to the "Shark Tank" judges. All students will find success in a variety of categories as they learn ways they can improve their creations and celebrate their accomplishments.

    Runs August 13–16
    Ages: 10–14
    Instructor: Matty
    Price: $275 ($225 for Arete students)

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  • Pond Ecology

    August 13, 2018 August 16, 2018, 1:30 pm 4:00 pm

    In pond ecology, we will take water samples and look at the different organisms and life forms in the bodies of water around our school. We will also identify the types of plants and animals that live in our garden and wooded area. After we determine what wildlife is present, we will safely find ways to support their environment and make new animal friends! The week will culminate in doing a project that involves use of the scientific method and some exploration at Brownie Lake. Brownie Lake is just a short walk on the trail from our school.

    Runs August 13–16
    Ages: 8–14
    Instructor: Alec
    Price: $275 ($225 for Arete students)

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