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INSPIRATION FACTORY - FUN ACADEMICS IN AN ENRICHED ENVIRONMENT STARTING JUNE 10 - MORNING, AFTERNOON OR FULL-DAY OPTION!

Entertaining and challenging enrichment program for students entering Junior Kindergarten (age 4 as of Sept. 1) through Grade 4, who are gifted, talented or highly motivated in academics and creativity.

Prices are listed under each individual camp.
Morning Session: Monday-Friday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Afternoon Session: Monday- Friday 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Inspiration Factory campers who want a full day experience during the weeks of June 10-21 can sign up for an AM camp and a PM camp for $925 (includes both weeks, includes lunch).

Inspiration Factory campers who want a full day experience after June 24, can sign up for afternoons with Camp Griffin for $240/week (lunch is included).

Inspiration Factory Programs

LET'S PUT ON A SHOW! MRS. WUNDER'S TUMBLING CAMP JUNE 10-14, 2019

Let’s put on a show!
June 10-14
9:30am – 12:00pm noon
Monday – Friday
Entering Grades 5-8
Cost $375

Tumbling and dance coached by Roycemore’s Jessi Wunder
For boys and girls going into Grades 5-8
All skill and experience levels are welcome!
Special performance Friday, June 14th at 11:00am
Please contact Tanise Robnett at 847-866-6055 or trobnett@roycemoreschool.org for more information.

ROYCEMORE TRIPLE THREAT BASKETBALL CAMP (RTTBS)

July 8-19 (2 week camp)
All Day Session: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost $435 (NEW PRICE)
Entering Grades 5-8

Taught by Coach Louis Jones, this camp will focus on the skills and knowledge needed on the basketball court for today’s youth athletes, as well as work on speed development. RTTBS will use the same drills and concepts utilized by today’s top coach at the high school, collegiate, and professional level. Our aim at is for the everyday camper to have fun while becoming a multisport athlete. While there are many camps in the Chicagoland area, none give the attention to detail like RTTBS Camp!
Parents if you are asking yourself, ”Has my son or daughter truly improved in their current athletic and speed development programs?” … and your answer is “no” then it is time for RTTBS Camp!

Animalistic Adventures

June 10-21 (2 week camp)
Afternoon Session: 1:00-4:00pm
Entering Grades Junior Kindergarten & Kindergarten
Cost $435

Ever want to fly like a bird or swim like a fish? In Animalistic Adventures we explore animal habitats, discover their diets and observe their behaviors. Using imaginations and bodies, students truly dive into the world of animals. We explore natural habitats near school and create beautiful works of art. There will be lots of emergent literacy, math and science activities to help in our adventures. Junior Kindergarteners must be 4 years old by September 1st.
(Note: Junior Kindergarteners must be 4 years old by September 1st.)

Little Chefs & Manners Class

June 24-28 (1 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30 – 11:30 am
Entering Grades Junior Kindergarten – Grade 1
Cost $230

Experience hands-on cooking and baking activities as we make sweet and savory treats! We will develop social skills and life skills as we work together to create fun dishes. Each day will focus on a different theme and skill, as these little chefs learn some of the most important basic foundations for baking while working as part of a team with their friends and teacher. This class will double as a manners/etiquette class, as we explore basic table and social manners and practice those skills throughout the week. If your child has not yet learned to set a proper table or shake hands the correct way, leave it to us to teach the basics. Let them impress you and your friends, as they place a napkin on their laps and acquire a foundation of social etiquette beyond please and thank you!
(Note: Junior Kindergarteners must be 4 years old by September 1st.)

June 10-21 (2 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30 – 11:30 am
Entering Grades Junior Kindergarten & Kindergarten
Cost $435

Mo Willems uses hilarious stories as inspiration, encouraging students to express their artistic side through art activities, storytelling and role playing. Exploring an extremely popular children’s author and illustrator, students develop their own stories touching on similar topics. Friendship, determination and cooperation are among the many themes discussed. Mo Willems provides a great start, and the students’ creativity will take us even further!
(Note: Junior Kindergarteners must be 4 years old by September 1st.)

Wacky Creatures

June 10-21 (2 week camp)
Afternoon Session: 1:00-4:00pm
Entering Grades 1-3
Cost $435

Have you ever heard of a Guzunki? Or a Kaloois? No? Well that’s probably because they don’t exist!…Or do they? In this class, we read a few fabulous stories about wacky creatures, then create our own world full of creatures that don’t exist. A hands-on class where we create wacky things with clay and other materials from our recycle bins. Parents will be invited to our Museum of Wacky Creatures!

Summer Gardens

June 10-21 (2 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30 – 11:30 am
Entering Grades 1 & 2
Cost $435

Students plant a raised garden bed with plants and flowers to attract butterflies and ladybugs. Together we raise and care for butterflies and release ladybugs. Our study includes categorizing wildflowers, writing about them, drawing them and pressing them. We examine the vast variety of butterflies. We also look at symmetry, life cycles, metamorphosis and camouflage in butterflies. We make our own wings on photos of the children, while we act out the butterfly life cycle through plays and skits. We study ladybugs through books, releasing and observing their habits, including what they eat and makes gardeners like them.

Inventors Workshop

June 10-21 (2 week camp)
Afternoon Session: 1:00-4:00pm
Entering Grades 1-4
Cost $435

Want to share, create and build all the amazing ideas in your mind? Inventors Workshop gives you the opportunity to use the design process to put your greatest ideas to the test. Students learn about some famous inventors and how they generated their ideas, work through various invention challenges and ultimately, create and “build” their own invention to share with peers. Students are bound to have a ton of fun as they work to create something they had no idea existed…yet!

Orienteering Challenge

June 24-28 (1 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30-11:30am
Entering Grades 2-4
Cost $230

Are you curious about maps? Do you love scavenger hunts? Well, this is the class for you! Students will learn all about maps – how to read them, create them, and navigate them using a compass. With their learned orienteering skills, students will work to complete scavenger hunts based on geographic cardinal directions. We will also learn about other topics in nature following the student’s interests.

Grossology

June 10-21 (2 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30-11:30am
Entering Grades 2-4
Cost $435

Grossology: the study of all things that are indelicate or gross. During this camp, we learn about disgusting but fascinating facts of our body and environment. Featuring hands-on experiments to learn the science behind boogers, blood, germs, barf, dirt and much more.

Fractured Fairy Tales

June 10-21
Morning Session: 8:30-11:30am
Entering Grades 3-4
Cost $435

Those tried and true fairy tales that everyone knows need a new spin! In Fractured Fairy Tales we read traditional fairy tales, followed by variations of those fairy tales…and then we break them! We take those traditional tales and put a modern-day spin on them to create hilarious and entertaining stories that give new meaning to The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and all those other fairy tales we know and love so well. Class includes some reading, some writing and some acting.

LEGO Robotics, Level 1 & 2

June 10-21 (2 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30-11:30am
Entering Grades 3-4
Cost $435

Using LEGOs to build models with motors and sensors, students then program their models and explore big-idea questions related to mathematics, science, technology, engineering and literacy. Working in pairs, students also focus on improving and developing important skills, such as problem solving, collaboration and communication. Most importantly, they have fun! If students completed LEGO Robotics 1 last year, they will move to LEGO Robotics 2, where they will use the more advanced LEGO Mindstorm to design, build and program their own robots.

You Got Game

July 15-19 (1 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30 – 11:30 am
Entering Grades 3-6
Cost $230

We will play games of all kinds and get to know what makes a great game! After playing games and learning about them, we will invent, design and create our own games. Of course we’ll have to play them at the end of the session, and then decide which games should be in the Roycemore Gamer’s Hall of Fame! This is a fast-paced, hands-on class that promises fun and lots of laughs!

Oh Snap! The Art of Photography

June 24 – July 3 (1.5 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30 – 11:30 am
(Field Trip Days: 8:30am – 4:00 pm)
Entering Grades 5-8
Cost $335

Smile! Photography is not just for taking cheesy photos of friends. It is a true art form. We are going to learn the art of photography so you can dazzle the world with your photos and transform your friend photos! This is an active, hands-on, exploratory class that will include learning the basics about how cameras work, composition, lighting, focus/motion, depth of field and all the other things that make a photo worth looking at! We will be on walking trips around Evanston and take a field trip somewhere in Chicago (TBD). At the end of this fun adventure, everyone will have a rockin’ portfolio!
Note: Students will need a basic digital camera or a phone with a camera. Roycemore has a few cameras to lend on a first come, first serve basis. Also needed for everyone: New flash drive and an SD card with NO photos on it. There may be a small charge for transportation and associated fees for field trips.

CSI: Roycemore

July 8-12 (1 week camp)
Morning Session: 8:30-11:30am
Entering Grades 5-8
Cost $230

Oh, no! A burglary has occurred in the Roycemore Library! We need to figure out “whodunit” – and it’s someone in our group! Fingerprints, hair samples and other clues will lead us to the perpetrator, or so we think! We won’t know for sure if the person we “arrest” is guilty until the jury at a trial determines guilty or innocence! This is a fun and active class that will take us through the process of how the criminal justice system works.

Studio Art

July 29 – August 2
Afternoon Session: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Entering Grades 6-12
Cost $230

Students are welcome to join this portfolio building studio art class. Prior experience is helpful, but not necessary. A desire to make art and explore is the only thing that is necessary. This class is perfect for students who may want to build a portfolio for college, develop more experience in art making (i.e. drawing, painting, printmaking,), or kick start their Advanced Placement portfolio work. Students will learn about different iconic genres of art and create drawings, paintings and prints in: portraiture, still life, landscape, and abstraction. Note: Material costs are included in the camp fee.