Earth Science: Gee!-ology
June 10th - 13th
Learn about earthquakes, volcanoes, rocks, minerals and more during this exciting week of exploring the earth. As budding geologists, you will examine the structure of our planet. Earth and put rocks into special groups. Enjoy the adventure of a “nature walk” and like a true geologist collect precious rocks, leaves, seeds and more. You will learn about this incredible earth through stories, technology, photography, and your famous works of art.
Week Two June 10th - 13th
5th - 8th Grade
Coded Summer Camp is a coding program designed to provide students with hands-on experience building mobile apps and websites. Coded teaches you the fundamentals of being a developer all while learning code, logic, math, and problem-solving skills. Campers will receive personalized instruction and collaborate with their peers. Students will also be introduced to Virtual Reality including: what it is, how it works, and how to navigate this new and exciting technology! This camp builds confidence and creativity all while teaching students to think like a programmer. Come make new friends and learn the language of the future!
Instructor, Alexander Khan CEO, Coded
Art Gone Global
We will create a book complete with cover and story. Design characters & write text. A look at Japanese woodcuts, Chinese brush painting and other cultural explorations.
Instructor, Lisa Quagliozzi, Visual Artist & Art Educator K-12 Licensed
Summer Writing Boot-Camp with Rhett Tenney
6th - 9th Grade, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
For Students Entering 2nd - 4th Grade
Instructor, Cosgriff Teacher - Mary Williams and Professional Musician/Composer - Scott Larrabee are both trained in the Music Words Opera© Program by Utah Symphony l Utah Opera™
*Coordinated with Paula Fowler, Director of Education & Community Outreach at Utah Symphony l Utah Opera™
Calling All Young Poets! Poetry Writing for Young Teens
From Bronte to Barrett, Whitman to Wordsworth, and Silverstein to Shakespeare, participants will engage poetry and analyze what makes is great! Then, after seeking inspiration through art and nature, these young poets will follow the Writing Process as they generate ideas, organize them, and learn how to find exactly the "perfect" words for their own poetic creations.
Skills explored: reading fluency, text analysis, forms of Poetry (free verse, blank verse, SLAM poetry, traditional, etc.), the Writing Process, and Peer Editing.
Students will review poetic forms, read the works of classic and modern poets, and create a piece of art with will be the inspiration for their own work of poetry!
Instructor, Kimi Mayo
Fun With Fabric
2nd - 4th Grade
Summer sewing classes. Join Claire Donnelly and Amy Royer for some introductions to sewing this summer. Amy Royer is a faculty member at Salt Lake Community College, teaching fashion design and sustainable fashion.
Play with different techniques throughout the week, including hand stitching, tie dye, fashion design and more! This class is for students going into 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. No sewing experience necessary. Supply list to follow.
Instructors, Claire Donnelly and Amy Royer
Have you been wondering why there is so much talk about immigration lately? People’s movement from place to place has had a large influence on history for centuries, and still affects us today. In this class, we will explore together the factors leading to the mass migration of peoples all over the world, throughout history and today. We will learn the historical, social, and political contexts during high-migration times. Using articles, primary sources, government policies, documentaries, and the lives of real people, we will be compassionately informed and better able to participate in all sides of current conversations.
Instructor, Abigail Clayton
Sports Psychology and Physical Skills Training
5th Grade - High School
Sports Psychology for Life ( 1 hour)
This course will be taught by students representing Sports and Exercise Psychology. It is designed to benefit young athletes in the mental aspect of exercise, sports competition and assessment. The class will include goal setting, coping with distraction, visualization training and emotion regulation. Learning these important mental skills will translate into a more positive athletic experience and learning skills needed for a successful life.
Instructors, Brian McCloud and Nile Brandt
Physical Skills Training and Sports (2 hours)
“Any Athlete’s Dream” - Four days training the mind, body, and heart to envision possibility. Push your body to train and compete in multiple activities/sports, and learn stories of the untold miracles that will fill the heart with passion and belief. Envision, focus, and move in the direction of your dream! This is Any Athlete’s Dream Week!
Instructor, Brett Allen
Aeronautics Industry and Design
Students enrolled in the Aeronautics Summer Program will have the opportunity to learn about various aspects of the aerospace industry. Students will have the opportunity to design and build lighter than air vehicles. Students will and refine gliders and powered radio controlled airplanes to learn the principles of flight. We will learn to safely operate drones in our airspace and the various applications of drones. Flight simulators will teach students the basics of piloting an aircraft, where we will put to use what we’ve learned about weather, flight planning, and the airport environment.
Instructor, Mark Halls