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Big ROAR Summer Camp (Grades 3-8)

 

 

 

 

Week 1: June 3-6

Week 2: June 10-13

Week 3: June 17-20

 

When deciding which summer camp is the ideal choice for your child, there are several factors to consider. The location, type of camp, and the ages of campers accepted. WPA's Big ROAR is an amazing summer day camp which offers 3 weeks of age appropriate summer fun for children and youth grades 3-8! At Big ROAR, campers have an opportunity to laugh, create, compete, and play!

 

Big ROAR gives older children the experience of developing friendships, creating amazing arts and crafts, learning team-building skills, fun, and fellowship in a loving environment. You do not have to be a WPA student to attend Big ROAR. Everyone is welcome, invite your friends!!

 

WPA Summer Camp Session Options

 Morning Session: 9:00am -11:30am

Afternoon Session: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Lunch: 12:30pm - 12:00pm

 

Session qualifications are based on grade level for the

2018-2019 school year.

 

Session Descriptions

                                    

Week 1 Sessions

*We will end the week with water day activities on Thursday morning and snow cones on Thursday afternoon!

 

Art Adventure! (3rd - 5th grade)

Get ready for a week of creative exploring as we experience multiple mediums and let our inner artist loose! Campers will travel through various art styles and will be inspired to create masterpieces of their own! 

 

Baking + Math = Yummy Fun! (3rd-5th grade)

Math never tasted so good! Come have fun as we explore how measuring skills and fractions are important in the kitchen. Campers will make their own useful kitchen tools AND cook up some yummy treats!

 

Cooking With Me = Dinner For You! (6th-8th grade)

Each day, chefs will learn to cook a new meal and then enjoy the delicious fruits (errr…foods) of their labor. We will practice kitchen safety and knife skills too! At the end of the week, chefs will come home with a home-made recipe book so they can cook for the whole family! 

 

Dream, Create, Write! (3rd-6th grade)

Like to dream? Create? Write? Everyone has a story to tell -  What is yours? We will explore ways to be a storyteller and a writer. By the end of the course, campers will have a published story to share with the world!

 

Game Day! (3rd-5th and 6th-8th grade)

Get inside! Get outside! Get active! Each day will bring a variety of games - new and old, inside and outside, silly and skilled! There is fun for everyone! Games A and Games B will not be identical in games and activities.

 

Go Algebra! Go Geometry! Go Math! (7th and 8th grade)

Through games, hands-on, and real-world application, students will review critical skills that will be necessary in preparing them for the year to come! Each participant will receive additional material to take home so that they can continue their practice throughout the summer.

 

It Begins With A Piano! (3rd-6th grade)

Curious about what it’s like to play the piano? Join us for an introduction to piano playing! We will spend time learning the basics, and by the conclusion of the class, you will be playing piano pieces with both hands!

 

Rollin’ Into Robotics (3rd-5th grade)

Using our Lego Robotics kits and computers, we will build and program several robots, explore their functions, and test out their capabilities. Participants will also go home with their own robot kit to continue exploration throughout the summer. 

 

Scraps of Fun! (6th-8th grade)

Paper, stickers, and pictures, oh my! Join us as we learn unique scrapbooking techniques and work on creating our very own scrapbook to take home!! Each participant will need to bring 25-35 printed 4x6 pictures centered around a theme (i.e., family, friends, vacation, etc.).

 

Slime…Make It Here! Play With It Here! Leave It Here! (3rd-8th grade)

Has slime already been banned from the house? We have a solution! Get it? ;) Slimers will create slime here. They will play with their slime here. Most importantly…they will leave their slime here! Everybody wins! Slimers get to spend hours and hours making and playing with slime, and mom and dad never have to clean it up! We will also look what exactly makes slime slimy, buttery, sticky, and fluffy…because behind all of that slime really is science!

 

Wildcat Ballers (3rd-5th grade)

Athletes will learn the fundamentals of basketball and get to participate in drills and scrimmages.  Kids will be split into groups for drills based on skill level, guaranteeing that every athlete has a positive growing experience. This will be great for someone new to basketball, or the experienced player. 

 

 

Week 2 Sessions

*We will end the week with water day activities on Thursday morning and snow cones on Thursday afternoon!

 

Bump! Set! Spike…or Hit! (3rd-8th grade)

Campers will learn about volleyball and practice various skills. We will bump, set, and hit. All experience levels welcome!

 

Game Day! (3rd-5th and 6th-8th grade)

Get inside! Get outside! Get active! Each day will bring a variety of games - new and old, inside and outside, silly and skilled! There is fun for everyone! Games A and Games B will not be identical in games and activities.

 

Go Reading! Go Math! (3rd and 4th grade)

Through games, hands-on, and real-world application, students will take part in Math and Reading enrichment! Each participant will receive additional material to take home so that they can continue their practice throughout the summer. Campers will spend half of the session in Math and half of the session in Reading.

 

It Begins With A Piano! (3rd-6th grade)

Curious about what it’s like to play the piano? Join us for an introduction to piano playing! We will spend time learning the basics, and by the conclusion of the class, you will be playing piano pieces with both hands!

 

Next Level Robotics (5th-8th grade - *5th graders who have already taken Beginner Robotics)

Using our Lego Robotics kits and computers, we will build and program several robots, explore their functions, and test their capabilities. However, the tasks and programs will be more complicated and challenging than the Rollin’ Into Robotics class. Participants will also go home with their own robot kit to continue exploration throughout the summer. 

 

Science Blast (3rd-5th grade)

Scientists will explore chemical reactions, concepts of physics, conduct scientific experiments, and more!

 

Singing and Acting! Acting and Singing! (3rd-5th and 6th-8th grade rotation)

How much do you love being on stage? Singing and acting! Acting and singing! Performers will have the opportunity to receive voice instruction from a voice coach for half of the session. The other half of the session will be in drama doing all things dramatically!

 

Stitch and Pinch Art! (6th-8th grade)

Campers will crochet and do pottery during the week and bring home a finished product of each. We will learn how to take a crocheting project from start to finishing while making a hat using double crochet and single crochet stitches. Students will also make pinch-pots out of clay that we will glaze and send home.

 

Wildcat Ballers (3rd-5th grade)

Athletes will learn the fundamentals of basketball and get to participate in drills and scrimmages.  Kids will be split into groups for drills based on skill level, guaranteeing that every athlete has a positive growing experience. This will be great for someone new to basketball, or the experienced player. 

 

Week 3 Sessions

*We will end the week with water day activities on Thursday morning and snow cones on Thursday afternoon!

 

Art Adventure! (3rd - 5th grade)

Get ready for a week of creative exploring as we experience multiple mediums and let our inner artist loose! Campers will travel through various art styles and will be inspired to create masterpieces of their own! 

 

Bump! Set! Spike…or Hit! (3rd-8th grade)

Campers will learn about volleyball and practice various skills. We will bump, set, and hit. All experience levels welcome!

 

 

Dribble! Dribble! Kick! Score! (3rd-5thgrade) (cap at 20)

Athletes will work with a soccer coach to learn and improve soccer skills out WPA’s soccer field. They will also have opportunities to scrimmage. All ability levels are welcome!

 

Game Day! (3rd-5th and 6th-8th grade)

Get inside! Get outside! Get active! Each day will bring a variety of games - new and old, inside and outside, silly and skilled! There is fun for everyone! Games A and Games B will not be identical in games and activities.

 

Rollin’ Into Robotics (3rd-5th grade)

Using our Lego Robotics kits and computers, we will build and program several robots, explore their functions, and test out their capabilities. Participants will also go home with their own robot kit to continue exploration throughout the summer. 

 

Slime…Make It Here! Play With It Here! Leave It Here! (3rd-8th grade)

Has slime already been banned from the house? We have a solution! Get it? ;) Slimers will create slime here. They will play with their slime here. Most importantly…they will leave their slime here! Everybody wins! Slimers get to spend hours and hours making and playing with slime, and mom and dad never have to clean it up! We will also look what exactly makes slime slimy, buttery, sticky, and fluffy…because behind all of that slime really is science!

 

Studio 68 (6th - 8th grade)

This is the space for middle schoolers to find his/her muse and create the day away! Campers will explore various art styles and multiple mediums as they engage in both collaborative and individual projects.

 

 

 

 

Fill out the online Registration Packet. Payment for desired camps is due in full by May 1st, 2019 and is NON-refundable.

 

Fees & Deadlines: A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00 per child or $50.00 per family is due at the time of registration.

 

Completed registration forms must be accompanied by your registration fee and session fee to be accepted. Confirmation emails will be sent to all registered campers in early May.

 

*Grade level qualifications are based on the 2018-2019 school year. 

 

 

***Please note: There must be a minimum of 5 students registered in a camp in order for it to be offered that session. Recruit your friends!

 

     There will be a $25.00 fee assessed after May 1st for changes made to your child’s schedule.

 

For questions regarding WPA Summer Camps, please contact Mary Jo Forner, maryjo.forner@westlakeprep.org