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7th-8th Grade Specialty Camps (Junior High) 2019

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HSPT Prep (Tuesdays)
8th Grade
Dates: Tuesdays, Jun 25-Aug 13, 2019
Hours: 10:30-noon
Cost: $220 (includes book)
Description: Students will learn about the Catholic High School Placement Test (HSPT) format and become familiar with specific test-taking strategies to build confidence and prepare for the exam with Ms. Moormann. Through a "weekly workout" format, students will meet for 90 minutes each week to practice HSPT math and language arts material over the course of eight weeks: 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13. There will be an identical session on Thursdays if some Tuesdays do not work. If you miss a session or sessions, Ms. Moormann () will let you know what to make up. Please note, the book is included in the price.

HSPT Prep (Thursdays)
8th Grade
Dates: Thursdays, Jun 27-Aug 15, 2019
Hours: 10:30-noon
Cost: $220 (includes book)
Description: Students will learn about the Catholic High School Placement Test (HSPT) format and become familiar with specific test-taking strategies to build confidence and prepare for the exam with Ms. Moormann. Through a "weekly workout" format, students will meet for 90 minutes each week to practice HSPT math and language arts material over the course of eight weeks: 6/27, 7/3, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15. There will be an identical session on Tuesdays if some Thursdayas do not work. If you miss a session or sessions, Ms. Moormann () will let you know what to make up. Please note, the book is included in the price.

Safe Sitter Babysitting Training Course
6th Grade to 8th Grade
Dates: Jun 17-20, 2019
Hours: 9am-Noon
Cost: $155
Description: This intensive program teaches young teens the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be safe babysitters. Young teens need training in first aid, indoor and outdoor safety, and how to handle household emergencies before they are adequately prepared to stay home alone or watch younger siblings. Safe Sitter® graduates are prepared with the knowledge they need to prevent problems and handle unexpected emergencies. Mrs. Shaffer and Mrs. Jeck will facilitate opportunities for the sitters-in-training to interact with preschool-aged day campers during the session as well.

Wheel Throwing Pottery Camp
4th Grade to 8th Grade
Dates: Jun 17-21, 2019
Hours: 9am-Noon
Cost: $130
Description: Artists will focus on the ideas and methods of working with clay to build tile, sculptural and vessel forms. They will develop hand-building techniques that include carving, modeling, and wheel throwing in addition to exploring techniques to create expressive surface designs.
* Consider making a day of it and sign up for Oil Painting from 12:30-3:30 (be sure to pack a lunch).

Oil Painting
4th Grade to 8th Grade
Dates: Jun 17-21, 2019
Hours: 12:30-3:30pm
Cost: $130
Description: Artists will explore color mixing, methods of paint application, and important safety procedures when using oil paints. Students will use oil paints to create paintings using a variety of reference materials including both still life and photographs while exploring shape, form, color, and placement of lights and darks. All supplies included.
* Consider signing up for the morning Wheel Throwing Pottery Camp too; just pack a lunch and eat with Mr. Magoto between camps.

The Great Villa Baking Camp
4th Grade to 8th Grade
Dates: Jun 24-28, 2019
Hours: 9am-1pm (includes lunch/recess)
Cost: $155
Description: Inspired by the The Great British Baking Show, Senior Williams and Monsieur Tylka will host a baking camp with British flair. Students will take part in baking cakes, breads, pastries and desserts throughout the course of the week. They’ll be able to eat their creations and bring some home to share. While there won’t be any eliminations, there will be challenge winners along the way. Keep Calm and Bake On!

Villa Olympic Games
3rd Grade to 8th Grade
Dates: Jul 22-26, 2019
Hours: 9am-1pm (includes lunch/recess)
Cost: $155
Description: Don't just sit around waiting for the 2020 Olympic Games. Start training now with the Villa version of the Olympics which will include relays, team sports, and individual challenges.
Optional: extend your camp experience and join us for the Great Inflatables Race Saturday, July 27; for more information, visit https://www.thegreatinflatablerace.com/Cincinnati.

Italian Cooking
4th Grade to 8th Grade
Dates: Aug 05-09, 2019
Hours: 9am-1pm (includes lunch/recess)
Cost: $155
Description: Do you love eating good food? Do you love math and science experiments? Then this cooking camp with Mr. Williams and Ms. Durso is for you! Learn the techniques, science and fun behind making classic Italian foods like breads, pizza, pasta and delicious desserts. Not only do you get to eat your own tasty experiments, but you can take home your results and impress your family, too!

Summer Reading Requirement Book Club
6th Grade to 7th Grade
Dates: Aug 05-09, 2019
Hours: 9am-1pm (includes lunch/recess)
Cost: $155
Description: Incoming 6th-7th graders will meet together with Mrs. Harding to read and discuss the assigned summer readings and work through comprehension questions to prepare for class discussions in August. There will also be a focus on incorporating writing skills through various activities. Be sure to bring Simple Solution books and DWP projects to work on as well. Don’t worry, there will be snacks, lots of breaks, and comfy spots to read! Plus, students will complete their summer reading assignments and leave with a study guide and notes.

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