West Hills - Summer Academies for grades 1-8

At the Chaminade Center for Excellence, we believe that itis important to inspire children’s creativity, imagination,compassion, self-knowledge, social skills, and emotional health. With these ideals in mind, we have created a selection of classesand camps for students in grades 1-6 for the summer of 2016. Our new Summer Ste[+a]m Academy combines courses in robotics,engineering, art, math and science for balanced and hands-onlearning experiences. To encourage literacy and creativity, The Great Books Academy will concentrate on writing, reading,and both visual and performing arts each week with a differentcombination of classes. For our kinesthetic learners, Art &Action Academy is the perfect fit each week, bringing togethersports with the visual and performing arts. Finally, our specialty camps, such as Chaminade Circus, Aerial Dance, Musical Theater,Vex Robotics, and Sports Camps will provide students with anopportunity to explore their passions with more depth and focus.

A complete catalog of our summer programs will be available online in mid-February.  Click on the Quick Links to the left to see course descriptions and programs by grade-level. Online registration opens on February 15th!

SCHEDULE: 
AM Session 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.LUNCH 11:30 – noonPM Session: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.Extended care and lunch programs are also available.
Online Registration begins February 15, 2016.
Tuition:         $160 per week ½ day AM or PM    $300 per week FULL DAY

WEST HILLS ENRICHMENT ACADEMY SCHEDULES 2016

 

Early Elementary GREAT BOOKS ACADEMY SCHEDULES 2016 (Grades 1-3) WEST HILLS CAMPUS

  • WEEK 1 AM: Great Books, Get Onboard!, Lyrical Dance
  • WEEK 2 AM: Great Books, Piano, Get Onboard!
  • WEEK 3 AM: Great Books, Art Around the World, Piano                       
  • WEEK 4 AM: Great Books, Art Tells a Story, Super Sentences
  • WEEK 5 AM: Great Books, The Artists’ Vision, Super Sentences

 

Upper Elementary and Middle School GREAT BOOKS ACADEMY SCHEDULES 2016 (Grades 4-8) WEST HILLS CAMPUS

  • Week 1 AM: Great Books, Perfect Paragraph, American Art
  • Week 2 AM: Great Books, Piano, The Writer’s Workshop
  • Week 3 AM: Great Books, Piano, Perfect Paragraph
  • Week 4 AM: Great Books, Lyrical Dance, The Writer’s Workshop
  • Week 5 AM: Great Books, Modern Art, Perfect Paragraph

 

Early Elementary Summer Steam Academy (Grades 1-3) WEST HILLS CAMPUS

  • WEEK 1 AM: Lego Robotics Art Tells a Story, Introduction to Coding                           
  • WEEK 2 AM: Science Experiments, Piano, Lego Robotics
  • WEEK 3 AM: Science Experiments, Math Mania, Piano
  • WEEK 4 AM: Science Experiments, Art Around the World, Math Mania
  • WEEK 5 AM: Lego Robotics, The Artists’ Vision, Introduction to Coding

 

Upper Elementary Summer Steam Academy (grades 4-8) WEST HILLS CAMPUS

  • WEEK 1 AM: Lego Robotics, Modern Art, Introduction to Coding                           
  • WEEK 2 AM: Fraction Action, Piano, Lego Robotics
  • WEEK 3 AM: Piano, Science Experiments, Modern Art
  • WEEK 4 AM: Science Experiments, Modern Art, Fraction Action
  • WEEK 4 PM: Science Experiments, Modern Art, Sports Medicine for Kids
  • WEEK 5 AM: Introduction to Coding, Lego Robotics, American Art
  • WEEK 5 PM: Introduction to Coding, Lego Robotics, Drawing & Painting

 

Early Elementary Art & Action Academy (grades 1-3) WEST HILLS CAMPUS

  • Week 1 PM: Introduction to Improv., Hi Ya! Art Around the World
  • Week 2 PM: Your Amazing Body, Drawing & Painting, Introduction to Improv.
  • Week 3 PM: Introduction to Improv. Drawing & Painting, On-Deck!
  • Week 4 PM: Hip Hop Dance, Drawing & Painting, The Artists’ Vision
  • Week 5 PM: Hip Hop Dance, Art Tells A Story, Drawing & Painting

 

Upper Elementary Art & Action Academy (grades 4-8) WEST HILLS CAMPUS

  • Week 1 PM: Introduction to Improv. American Art, Hi-Ya!
  • Week 2 PM: Your Amazing Body, Drawiing & Painting, Introduction to Improv.
  • Week 3 PM: Introduction to Improv. Drawing & Painting, On-Deck!
  • Week 4 PM: Hip Hop Dance, Drawing & Painting, Modern Art
  • Week 5 PM: Hip Hop Dance, Your Amazing Body, Jewelry Making