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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.

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.)

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.)

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!

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.)

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.