CHATSWORTH SPECIALTY CAMPS

Grades 1-8 

 

MOCK TRIAL CAMP
Entering 6th – 8th grade
Come learn about the criminal justice system from the coaches of the seven-time Los Angeles County Champion Chaminade Mock Trial Team. Students will learn the skills of trial advocacy including rules of evidence, how to examine witnesses, give opening statements, and make closing arguments. On the last day of camp, students will have the opportunity to present a criminal trial for parents and family. Open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Fees include all materials.

Instructor: Jill Teehan Chaminade Mock Trial Coach
Weeks 4 – 5: July 8 – July 19 
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $490

 
EAGLES TAKE FLIGHT!
NEW Students Entering 6th – 8th grade
This half-day workshop will immerse new students in a daily three-hour experience specially designed to prepare them for starting the new school year off right at Chaminade’s Chatsworth campus. Each student will attend two classes daily to expose them to the skills and knowledge expected of entering Chaminade students. The classes will include “Introduction to Chaminade”, a class designed to familiarize students with Chaminade culture, meet program directors, ask pertinent questions and meet their classmates, and “Study Skills”, in which students will learn important skills for organization, time management, note-taking, and test preparation. Students will utilize tablet computers daily in each class to practice keyboarding and learn the basic functions of the laptops in a classroom setting.

Week 1: June 17– 21
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Week 2: July 8 –12
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fee: $455 per week

VEX IQ ROBOTICS
Entering 4th – 8th grade
VEX IQ is a robotics platform designed to transform STEM learning for the young student. The curriculum offers flexible units of instruction that can be used in sequence, in chunks, or as standalone lessons. The project-based units instill proper engineering and programming practices from an early age while maintaining the fun and excitement that comes from playing with VEX IQ. VEX IQ curriculum is a learning tool that will excite and inspire students. This course is offered to students in grades 4-8. Come for one week, or all four. Students enrolled in multiple weeks will be grouped together to complete more challenging activities.

Week 1: June 17 – 21
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Week 2: June 24 – 28
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Week 4: July 8 – 12
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Week 5: July 15 – 19
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Fee: $190 per week


ARTISTIC CRAFT CAMP
Entering 4th – 8th grade
Students will explore ceramics, printing/stamp making, and acrylic painting and create multiple pieces each week using the designated material. At the end of the camp, students will be able to showcase their work at an “art show” for friends, family, and other summer students to attend.

Week 2: June 24 – 28
Time:12:00 – 3:00 pm

Week 5: July 15 –19
Time: 12:00p.m. – 3:00 pm

Week 6: July 22 – 26
Time:12:00 p.m. – 3:00 pm

Fee: $180 per week


CHAMINADE SUMMER READING BOOT CAMP
Entering 6th grade only
This class is just what it sounds like: a structured review of the assigned summer reading for our new 6th graders. Students will have an opportunity to read and discuss the required summer reading book and prepare to take that reading quiz on the first day of English class!

Week 5: July 22 – 26
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $180