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Summer Learning Opportunities

Virtual Summer Camp @Home for Kindergarten through 5th Grades and 6th through 8th Grades

  • All programs run June 29, 2020 through July 23, 2020, times are below. Programs are for Flint Community Schools’ students only.
    • Grades Pre-K-5: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
    • Grades 6-8: 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
    • Please Note: YouthQuest programming is only available to students in grades K-8
  • About this year’s Virtual Summer Camp at Home
    • Inspiring confidence and creativity through independent, hands-on exploring.
  • Materials for Summer Program are available for pick-up June 23-25, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • Pick-up Sites Grades K-5:
      • Brownell Hub (6302 Oxley Dr., Flint), schools included:
        • Brownell STEM Academy
        • Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary
        • Holmes STEM Academy
      • Doyle Ryder Hub (1040 Saginaw St., Flint), schools included:
        • Doyle Ryder Elementary
        • Pierce Elementary
        • Potter Elementary
      • Neithercut Hub (2010 Crestbrook Ln., Flint), schools included:
        • Neithercut Elementary
        • Eisenhower Elementary
        • Freeman Elementary
      • Pick-up Site Grades 6-8:
        • Southwestern Classical Academy (1420 W. Twelfth St., Flint)
    • As well as, daily challenges to motivate children to go outdoors, get active and stretch their imaginations.
    • Please contact Flint Community Schools at (810) 760-1883, YouthQuest at (810) 600-1422, or Crim Foundation Office at (810) 207-0654 with any questions.
    • Registration Deadline: June 26, 2020

Virtual Summer Camp @Home Kindergarten through 5th Grade

Camp Theme/Topic

  • June 29 – July 2 Flight Camp: Principles of flight. Going outdoors to experiment with paper planes and hand-copters and customize their very own flight simulation robot.
  • July 6 - 9 Design Camp: Children use the materials in their kit to create sketches, build and test prototypes, design logos and confidently pitch their products.
  • July 13 - 16 Design Camp: Children use the material in their kit to create sketches, build and test prototypes, design logos and confidently pitch their products.
  • July 20 - 23 Champion Camp: Students will use design thinking to design and build the ultimate sports complex, and then head outside to play their new games.

Daily Sessions and Breakouts

  • Music Classes
  • Hands on, small group lessons integrating reading and math
  • Storytime or individual reading intervention
  • Physical fitness and Mindfulness 
  • Virtual Field Trips
    • Smithsonian National Museum of African American History
    • San Diego and Cincinnati Zoos
    • Tour of Mars
    • Monterey Aquarium

Virtual Summer Camp @Home 6th through 8th Grade

Weekly learning sessions will include:

  • Mindfulness and Physical Fitness
  • Treasure Hunts
  • Virtual Field Trips
  • Awards for Participation and Positive Behavior
  • Small group presentations featuring business plans

Camp Modules:

It’s My Business

Students will:

  • Recognize and develop entrepreneurial characteristics
  • Create business product designs
  • Prepare personal-branding future maps

It’s My Future

Students will:

  • Explore potential careers
  • Develop personal-branding and job-hunting tools for earning a job.
  • Apply entrepreneurial skills to education and career pursuits

Real-World Math

Students will:

  • Strengthen math literacy
  • Engage in math activities in a real-world context
  • Create mathematical games and experiences
 Kindergarten Boot Camp
 
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