Week-long Enrichment Courses

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					Candy Making • International Cooking • Quilting
• Ropes & Adventure Courses • Walking for Fun &
Fitness • Wizard workshop 1 • Basketball • Bucket
Drumming • Counted Cross Stitch • Klutz Games •
Pottery. Part 1 • Rocketry & Aviation 2 • Glass Mosaics                              Summer
• Ice Cream Making & Creations • Net Sports • Taking
Stock • Wizard Workshop 2 • Babysitter Training • Board
& Card Games • Pasta Galore • Role Playing Basics • Table
Tennis • Appetizers & Snacks • Exploring Electricity • Gym
Games • Photography • Polymer Clay • Video Production
• Billiards • Creative Writing • Healthy Cooking & Eating •
Rock Climbing 1 • Running & Fitness • Tile Mosaics • Active
Team Games • Board & Card Games • Design • Machine
Sewing • Microwave Cooking •Baking • Bucket
Drumming • Golf • Mock Court • Scrapbooking
• Disc Golf & Ultimate • Jewelry Making • Rock
Climbing 2 • Soups & Sandwiches • Yarn Crafts •
Ropes & Adventure Courses • Walking for Fun &
Fitness • Wizard workshop 1 • Basketball • Bucket
Drumming • Counted Cross Stitch • Klutz Games •
Pottery. Part 1 • Rocketry & Aviation 2 • Glass Mosaics
• Ice Cream Making & Creations • Net Sports • Taking
Stock • Wizard Workshop 2 • Babysitter Training •
Board & Card Games • Pasta Galore • Role Playing
Basics • Table Tennis • Appetizers & Snacks • Exploring
Electricity • Gym Games • Photography • Polymer Clay •
Video Production • Billiards • Creative Writing • Healthy
Cooking & Eating • Rock Climbing 1 • Running &
Fitness • Tile Mosaics • Active Team Games • Board
& Card Games • Design • Machine Sewing • Micr
Cooking •
Baking • Bucket Drumming • Golf • Mock Court
• Scrapbooking • Disc Golf & Ultimate • Jewelry
Making • Rock Climbing 2 • Soups & Sandwiches
• Yarn Crafts • Ropes & Adventure Courses •
Walking for Fun & Fitness • Wizard workshop 1 •
Basketball • Bucket Drumming • Counted Cross
Stitch • Klutz Games • Pottery, Part 1 • Rocketry
                                                   Week-long Enrichment Courses
& Aviation 2 • Glass Mosaics • Ice Cream Making                     for youth entering
& Creations • Net Sports • Taking Stock • Wizard
Workshop 2 • Babysitter Training • Board & Card
                                                              sixth through ninth grade
Games • Pasta Galore • Role Playing Basics • Table
Tennis • Appetizers & Snacks • Exploring Electricity
• Gym Games • Table Tennis • Appetizers & Snacks
• Exploring Electricity • Gym Games • Photography •                Located at
Polymer Clay • Video Production • Billiards • Creative
Writing • Healthy Cooking & Eating • Rock Climbing
                                                               Jefferson Middle School
1 • Running & Fitness • Tile Mosaics • Active Team                 101 S. Gammon Rd.
Games • Board & Card Games • Design • Machine                      Madison, WI 53717
Sewing • Microwave Cooking • Baking • Bucket
Drumming • Golf • Mock Court • Scrapbooking
                                                            With transportation for summer school students
• Disc Golf & Ultimate • Jewelry Making •
Rock Climbing 2 • Soups & Sandwiches •
                                                                     from Cherokee Middle School.
Yarn Crafts • Ropes & Adventure Courses •
Walking for Fun & Fitness • Wizard workshop
Summer Course Schedule
                        8:30-11:30                          8:30-4:00                                1:00-4:00
                      Morning Courses                    All Day Courses                         Afternoon Courses
                          Baking I                                                         Fantasy Adventure RPGs - Beg.
                          Fencing                                                                    Football
 June 13-17                                            Hiking & Exploring
                         Paper Arts                                                                 Horse Camp
                         UW Science                                                              Machine Sewing
                     Babysitter Training                                                         Cake Decorating I
                       French Cuisine                                                           Disc Golf & Ultimate
 June 20-24          Fitness Challenge             Gardening & Horticulture                          Glee Club
                     Hunter Education                                                          Rock Climbing, Indoor I
                        Inspired Art                                                             Video Production
                         Basketball                                                               Art on the Town
                       Entrée Cooking                                                           Ball Games & Sports
June 27-July 1          Kayak Camp                     The Bus Stops Here                        Cake Decorating II
                         Sew Cute!                                                            GuardStart (12:30-3:30 p.m.)
                          YoZone!                                                             Soap & Plaster Molding
                           Fishing                              July 5-8                          Active Team Games
   July 5-8
                        Glass Mosaics                No all day courses this week                 Drawing & Painting
 (No courses                                     A.M. courses run 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
                        Pasta Galore                                                        Ice Cream Making & Creations
    July 4)                                           P.M. courses run 1-4:30 p.m.
                        Table Tennis                                                                Wild in the City

                            DJ-ing                                                                     Billiards
                     Canoe & Kayak Camp                                                            Candy Making
  July 11-15             Gym Games                       Wilderness Skills                          One Act Play
                    International Cooking                                                              Quilting
                        Stained Glass                                                          Rock Climbing, Indoor II
                     Babysitter Training                                                             Bowling
                         Fencing                                                                 Discover Madison
  July 18-22                Golf                         Adventure Week                       GuardStart (12:30-3:30 p.m.)
                     Homemade Breads                                                            Rocketry & Aviation
                     Hunter Education                                                             T-Shirt Surgery
                           Baking II                                                            Board & Card Games
                     Digital Photography                                                         Christmas in July
 July 25-29                Fencing                         Apprenticity                             Clay Works
                         Horse Camp                                                                 Net Sports
                 So You Want to Be a Writer...                                                   Video Production

                           Fencing                                                             Card & Paper Crafting
                      Mixed Media Art                                                      Fantasy Adventure RPGs - Beg.
 August 1-5        Rock Climbing, Indoor I          Biking Around Madison                           Kayak Camp
                         Slow Food                                                          Study Skills & Positive Assets
                    You and Your Money                                                             Woodworking

                         Cyber Safety                                                                  Archery
                            Fencing                                                          Fantasy Adventure RPGs - Int.
 August 8-12          Hunter Education                      Circus Arts                     Ice Cream Making & Creations
                       Italian Cooking                                                              Scrap Booking
                      Photojournalism                                                              Sketch Comedy

                     Beaded Jewelry                                                          African Drumming & Dance
                     Dance Routines                       Archaeology                                  Fishing
August 15-19
                           Golf                          Mountain Biking                            Learn to Knit
                  Rock Climbing, Indoor II                                                    Summer Sports Sampler

                                                                                         Course descriptions on pages 2-10.
                                                                                      Middle School U Basics
Program Location: Middle School U is based at Jefferson Middle                    Participation in Middle School U and Special Needs:
School, 101 S. Gammon Road in Madison.                                            Each registration that indicates that a student has special needs
                                                                                  or other health concerns will be reviewed to determine necessary
Shuttle Service from Cherokee Middle School: From June                            accommodations that will best meet the needs of the individual
20 – July 29 a Middle School U shuttle bus is available to pick up                student in an effort to provide a safe and successful environment for
summer school students who are enrolled in afternoon Middle School                every student. Middle School U staff will work with parents to create
U courses. The bus will pick up students right after summer school                an accommodation plan that meets the needs of the student and the
classes end at 12:00 p.m. daily and transport students to Jefferson               program. This plan will be shared with staff and the course instructor
Middle School. There is no shuttle transportation back to Cherokee at             as necessary. We acknowledge that Middle School U and/or a
the end of the day. The weekly fee for the shuttle bus is $5.                     particular course may not meet the individual needs of all students
                                                                                  and families enrolled.
Enrollment & Fees:        The number of participants in each course is
based on the appropriate instructor:student ratio and is, therefore,              Behavioral Expectations: The first week of attendance in the
limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Fees for each       program is probationary. If it is found that a student is experiencing
course are listed next to the course descriptions. A $20 deposit per              difficulty due to a special need or inappropriate behavior, the Middle
course is due at the time of registration to be applied toward the                School U staff will work with the student and family to help keep the
course fee.                                                                       student in the course. However, Middle School U reserves the right
                                                                                  to remove a student from the program upon one week’s notice if it is
Hours:    Morning courses are 8:30-11:30 a.m. Afternoon courses                   determined that an individual student’s behavior is considered too
are 1:00-4:00 p.m. All day courses are 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Courses                disruptive, or if the student has needs that cannot be accommodated
scheduled for the week of the July 4th holiday run one-half hour longer           within the normal staffing pattern. Should the safety of the student,
each day because there are no courses Monday, July 4th. Students                  staff or other students be jeopardized, immediate termination of
enrolled in a morning course can arrive as early as 7:30 a.m. Students            enrollment may be necessary.
enrolled in an afternoon course can remain as late as 5:45 p.m. Those
participants staying for a full day are provided a supervised lunch hour.         Sunscreen/Insect Repellent:         Middle School U students are
                                                                                  responsible for applying their own sunscreen and insect repellent.
Course Locations:      The majority of Middle School U courses are                Middle School U staff, instructors and contracted businesses are not
taught at Jefferson Middle School. Some courses are taught off-site               responsible for these applications. The health history form includes
at area businesses. Each course’s location is listed with the course              an authorization to apply sunscreen and/or insect repellent, however,
description.                                                                      Middle School U parents are asked to authorize only their child (and
                                                                                  not staff) to apply sunscreen and insect repellent unless a parent feels
Off-Site Courses & Field Trips: Transportation from the Middle                    their child cannot safely handle this responsibility. Rocky Mountain
School U site for field trips or to other course locations is provided by         SPF 30 sunscreen and Cutter All Family Pump Spray, 7% Deet will be
school bus, shuttle bus or van. Due to the number of courses and the              available to students from Middle School U. If your child requires a
number of students being transported, the bus or van schedule may                 different strength or brand of sunscreen or insect repellent you must
vary 10 to 15 minutes. It is imperative that students taking off-site             complete an authorization to administer medication form for the brand
courses be on time for the start of their courses, 8:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.         and strength of sunscreen and/or insect repellent you provide.
Buses will not be held for late arrivals. Course transportation schedules
for the current week will be available at Jefferson for the convenience           Acknowledgement of Risk Forms:            Courses that include the use
of students and parents.                                                          of contracted instruction from other organizations include the need
                                                                                  for a signed acknowledgement of risk form. The forms will be mailed
Snacks and Lunches:        Students who stay for the full day need to             with your confirmation letter if you choose a course for which this is
bring their own lunch which does not require refrigeration or heating.            necessary.
Milk is provided for lunch and snack which is available mid-morning
and mid-afternoon.                                                                Qualified and Experienced Staff:           Courses are led by instructors
                                                                                  and area businesses selected for their course-related skills and
Non-Course Time:        Middle School U staff members supervise free              experience with and interest in working with middle school students.
choice, independent activities before and after course time and during            Middle School U is also staffed by a site director and assistant director
the lunch hour. There is no additional charge for this time. Also, new            as well as youth leaders who assist instructors and supervise and
this year is the opportunity on some days for students to walk next               support students during non-course time.
door to the Memorial High School swimming pool over the lunch hour
for open swim under the supervision of MSCR lifeguards and a Middle               Keeping Parents Informed:          Once registered for Middle School U,
School U staff member. Students must be a l evel 2 swimmer                        parents will receive a confirmation letter with important information
as indicated on the swim permission form to swim at Memorial.                     about Middle School U, including program policies. During the
                                                                                  summer, the sign-in area will have posters or notices providing
Lost, Stolen or Damaged Personal Property:             Middle                     important information. Parents should feel free to contact our office or
School U is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged personal                  any of the on-site directors with questions or concerns.
property, including clothing. Students are discouraged from bringing
personal items beyond what is needed for the day.

Course Descriptions
Active Team Games                                   Fee: $80             Archaeology                                         Fee: $200
Share the ball. Share the fun! Learn the essentials of team              Few people know that Wisconsin had a walled town with
play and its importance to group games such as “Capture the              earthen pyramids and temples around a central town square
Flag” and competitive sports like soccer. Students will play             500 years before Christopher Columbus was born. Students
their own favorite games and some they haven’t tried before.             can expect to learn about this and other interesting facts as
Participants should be prepared for a high level of physical             well as possibly visiting an active archaeological excavation
activity indoors and out, and need to dress in a way that allows         (schedule and weather permitting). Through computer
them to move—fast!                                                       simulations and hands on activities, the course will open a
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                        window on our state’s past while expanding critical thinking
Instructor: TBA                                                          and analysis tools. Visits to museums and prehistoric sites will
                                                                         complement instruction.
                                                                         Location: Jefferson Middle School; transportation provided
Adventure Week                                       Fee: $300           for field trips
Discover fun, challenge and thrills at Adventure Week!                   Instructor: Joe Monarski
Participants will have a day to explore the Wisconsin River
by canoe or kayak in the Dells while paddling past miles of
secluded sandy shores and dramatic sandstone cliffs. Another             Archery – NEW!                                      Fee: $80
day will take students down the Military Ridge State Bike Trail          This course is taught by trained archery instructors and is
from Mt. Horeb to Blue Mound State Park where they will cool             designed to provide high performance archery instruction
off with a swim in the park pool. The next adventure will take           mixed with fun activities and challenges. The course is taught
students vertical to Devil’s Lake State Park for some of the             onsite in the gym using the National Archery in the Schools
Midwest’s best rock climbing led by professional guides who              Program, which is coordinated by the Wisconsin DNR. All
will provide all equipment and instruction. Next, it’s back to           are welcome from beginners to experienced target archers.
the Wisconsin River for a lazy day of tubing. This journey will          The goal of the course is to provide a safe, fun and rewarding
take students to the Spring Green area where they will tube              experience for archers of any level.
and stop for lunch on one of the sandy beaches or sandbars.              Location: Jefferson Middle School
The week ends with a day of colossal thrills, hair-raising roller        Presented by: National Archery in the Schools Program
coasters, and slippery slides at the 156-acre Mt. Olympus Water          Instructors
and Theme Park in the Dells. Participants in this course must
be a swim level 3 as indicated on the swim permission form.
Location: Daily field trips; transportation provided from                Art on the Town – NEW!                                  Fee: $110
Jefferson Middle School                                                  All great artists find inspiration in the world around them. In
Presented by: Wander Wisconsin                                           this course students will tour the city of Madison and create
                                                                         artwork that was inspired by visited locations. Planned sites
                                                                         will include Olbrich Botanical Gardens, prominent architectural
African Drumming & Dance – NEW!                   Fee: $100              buildings, community gardens and other unique locations
Learn about West African music and culture from a master                 around town. Students will be provided a sketchbook and
musician through an extended opportunity to play African                 materials to take with them to plan, design and implement
drums in an authentic musical setting. Then, practice a series           their artistic creativity into a final inspired work of art.
of warm-ups, isolations, and strengthening exercises designed            Location: Jefferson Middle School; transportation provided
to prepare the body for African dance! Learn choreography                for field trips
and new dances that explore the diversity in movement and                Instructor: Jessica Jones
music of Guinea and Mali, West Africa. Learn from patient and
skilled instructors who love teaching beginning and advanced
students alike.                                                          Babysitter Training                                  Fee: $115
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                        This course prepares youth for the many responsibilities
Presented by: Mandjou Mara & Maya Kadakia                                associated with caring for infants and young children.
                                                                         Participants will learn to make good decisions regarding
                                                                         the health and safety of young children as well as basic care
Apprenticity – NEW!                                   Fee: $200          skills. The course will also include emergency first aid skills.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Middle School                   Participants who complete the course satisfactorily and pass a
U has lined up a variety of career exploration opportunities             written exam will be Red Cross certified.
including company visits and tours, opportunities to interview           Location: Jefferson Middle School
professionals in a variety of career fields, university campus           Presented by: The American Red Cross
tours and more! Students will use tools and do activities
to help them assess their own strengths and interests. In
addition, students will have time to practice important career           Baking I                                           Fee: $95
skills like networking, creating a résumé, writing a cover letter,       Students will learn how to prepare a variety of baked goods
interviewing and more!                                                   from pies and cakes to cookies and bars. Students will
Location: Jefferson Middle School with field trips to local              develop and practice basic baking skills such as kitchen safety,
businesses and university and college campuses                           sanitation, and presentation while having fun in the kitchen!
Instructor: TBA                                                          Location: Jefferson Middle School
                                                                         Instructor: Sarah Tarpey

Baking II – NEW!                                    Fee: $100             Billiards                                            Fee: $115
Students will learn how to prepare a variety of baked goods               Learn the thinking person’s pool game! From basic shot
from tarts and torts to pastries and custards. Students will              techniques to advanced strategies, students will learn to enjoy
develop and practice intermediate baking skills including                 a game that challenges their brain as well as their hand-eye
kitchen safety, sanitation, presentation, and professionalism             coordination. Instruction and supervision for the billiards
while having fun in the kitchen! This course is recommended               course is provided by Middle School U staff, with an area
for students with a sincere interest in baking who have                   business supplying the facility and equipment.
completed the Baking I course or who have equivalent                      Location: Area billiards facility; transportation provided from
experience.                                                               Jefferson Middle School
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                         Instructor: Michael Graveen
Instructor: Sarah Tarpey

                                                                          Board & Card Games                                  Fee: $80
Ball Games & Sports                                  Fee: $85             Get ready for some unplugged gaming fun! This course is for
This week will include a variety of games and sports played               students who like to challenge their brain with all kinds of
with different types of balls. Activities may include using               board and card games and who enjoy friendly competition.
footballs, tennis balls, playground balls, basketballs, soccer            Students will play old favorites or learn new and unusual
balls and more. The week will focus on the students’ interests            games. They will learn traditional and not-so-traditional card
and offer a chance to play both traditional and unique                    games while using strategy and their imaginations. Students
games and sports. Individual and team games will be played                can participate in a round-robin game tournament or use the
throughout the week. Students should be prepared with                     uninterrupted time to play longer more complex versions of
clothes and shoes appropriate for a high level of activity.               games.
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                         Location: Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Casey Hopp                                                    Instructor: Joe Monarski

Basketball                                            Fee: $80            Bowling                                             Fee: $110
Get your game on, because court is in session! Students will              Think anyone can bowl? You’re right! But students can take
learn new skills and improve the ones they have - dribbling,              their game to the next level by nailing the basics such as using
passing, driving and shooting. Playing a variety of games and             the right ball, solid footwork and a smooth release. Students
practicing fast paced drills will build students’ individual player       will learn from an avid recreational bowler eager to share the
skills, teamwork skills and sportsmanship.                                strategies and enjoyment of this popular Wisconsin activity.
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                         Students may even learn how to keep score the “old-fashioned”
Instructor: Will O’Connell                                                way, with a pencil and a score sheet.
                                                                          Location: Madison area bowling center; transportation provided
                                                                          from Jefferson Middle School
Beaded Jewelry                                     Fee: $95               Instructor: Peter Bittner
Learn a lifetime craft: beaded jewelry. Students will make
popular and fashionable beaded jewelry with basic patterns or
from their own creative designs. Students can experiment with             Bus Stops Here, The – NEW!                           Fee: $200
jewelry-making tools and unusual “found” objects to make                  The city bus is your ticket to a week of adventure and fun field
their own special                                                         trips! Students will decide as a group where they want to go
creations.                                                                and then figure out how to get there by learning how to use
Location: Jefferson                                                       the city bus system. The course fee includes a Madison Metro
Middle School                                                             city bus pass that students can use for the rest of the summer!
Instructor: Shannon                                                       Participants in this course must be a swim level 2 as indicated
Jambard, owner of                                                         on the swim permission form since this course may include a
Meant to Bead in                                                          swimming field trip.
Sun Prairie                                                               Location: Various field trip locations accessible by city bus from
                                                                          Jefferson Middle School
                                                                          Instructor: TBA

                                                                          Cake Decorating I                                    Fee: $100
Biking Around Madison                               Fee: $210             Express your creativity in an edible art form. Learn to bake,
Did you know that you live in one of the best “biking” cities             frost and decorate your own great cake. Make and take home
in the country? This biking beginner/chill rider course is                a completed cake and a kit containing professional decorating
designed to give students a chance to leisurely discover the              supplies. The week will also include a birthday party where
many bike paths that run through Madison. Each day will be                you’ll eat cake, make ice cream in a plastic zipper bag and fold
spent exploring bike paths and some of the cool destinations              a fancy napkin.
they take us to. Cruise around the capitol building, enjoy some           Location: Jefferson Middle School
ice cream while taking a break at the Union, ride from park               Instructor: Marilaine Blair-Patrick
to park, and then take a laid-back ride around the lake and
stop for a swim. (Participants in this course must be a swim
level 2 as indicated on the swim permission form.) These are
just a few of the activities planned for the week. This course
will even show students where the secret “bike elevator”
is. All students will need a multi-gear bike in good working
condition, a bike lock and a bike helmet.
Location: Madison-area bike trails with transportation provided
from Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Patrick Garvey
Cake Decorating II - NEW!                           Fee: $110               Circus Arts – NEW!                                    Fee: $300
Learn the secrets of baking big cakes and constructing                      Spend a week engaged in active, hands-on study of circus
tiered cakes. Experiment with more frosting flowers and                     arts! Students will discover the basics of stilt walking, juggling
borders. Make delicious filled cupcakes to take home. Try                   and low-flying trapeze, and explore the world of physical
new frosting recipes. Use molds to make beautiful chocolate                 comedy including pantomime, clowning, and mask movement
decorations. Help design, bake, build and decorate a wedding                forms, as well as dabbling in tight wire, acrobatics, and German
cake. Students will receive new pastry tips to add to their                 Wheel. The course will close on Friday with a special
home collections of decorating supplies. Prerequisite: Cake                 performance for parents, families and friends.
Decorating I taken this summer or previously.                               Location: Wisconsin Youth & Family Center, 1201 McKenna
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                           Blvd., Madison; transportation provided from Jefferson Middle
Instructor: Marilaine Blair-Patrick                                         School
                                                                            Presented by: Wild Rumpus Circus

Candy Making                                          Fee: $95
This candy course will include molded candies and sculpted                  Clay Works – NEW!                                   Fee: $100
candies, such as lollipops. It will also include cooked candies,            Students will have the opportunity to create several containers
such as fudge and homemade caramels. Students will learn                    and small sculptural pieces using a variety of different clays.
both microwave and stove-top preparation. Food safety and                   They will also learn how to create handmade clay from
correct handling of hot materials will be stressed. The course              everyday materials. Introduction to hand building techniques
will also include different methods of presentation of the                  and some wheel
created candies. At least one example of another type of food               throwing using baked
gift will be created to share with family or friends. A field trip to       clays will be offered.
a candy shop or specialty supply store is planned.                          This course is designed
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                           to introduce many
Instructor: Maria Undraitis                                                 different types of
                                                                            clay works while having
                                                                            fun being creative! This
Canoe & Kayak Camp                                  Fee: $180               course will also include
Learn new skills and knowledge for rewarding and safe                       a field trip to a local
paddling. This introductory course is for those who have never              gallery or museum.
taken paddling lessons or for those who want to develop                     Location: Jefferson
greater paddling skills. Students will spend the week learning              Middle School
to canoe and kayak with Rutabaga Outdoor Programs.                          Instructor: Jessica Jones
Participants will spend two days learning to canoe, two days
learning to kayak and then take a local trip on Friday. The
course is intended to develop a solid foundation of paddling                Cyber Safety                                       Fee: $80
ability to create passion and excitement on the water!                      Students will become Cyber Detectives and solve a forensic
Participants in this course must be a swim level 3 as indicated             case along with the officers from the Madison Police
on the swim permission form.                                                Department. Participants will follow the clues as they learn
Location: Rutabaga, 220 West Broadway, Monona;                              about the good, the bad, and the ugly associated with social
transportation provided from Jefferson Middle School                        network sites (Facebook, MySpace), cell phones (texting,
Presented by: Rutabaga Outdoor Programs                                     sexting, cyberbullying), and internet access through websites,
                                                                            X Box, PS3 and Wii.
                                                                            Location: Madison Police Department West District Computer
Card & Paper Crafting                               Fee: $120               Lab, 1710 McKenna Blvd. Madison; transportation provided
Learn how to make your own greeting cards and paper crafted                 from Jefferson Middle School
gifts. Students will be introduced to the various products and              Presented by: Madison Police Department
embellishments available to create their own cards for many
occasions. They will also have the opportunity to make some
3-D projects that will complement their cards. If time permits,             Dance Routines – NEW!                              Fee: $80
there will be a brief overview of digital card making.                      Students will try dances such as Ballroom, Salsa, Country
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                           Line Dancing, Square Dancing, Hip-Hop and more. Dancers
Instructors: Terry Schultz & Karen Clark                                    will discover new moves and choreograph new and unique
                                                                            routines. Even if students have never danced before, Middle
                                                                            School U is safe and fun to try!
Christmas in July – NEW!                           Fee: $90                 Location: Jefferson Middle School
Can’t wait for Christmas? Celebrate in July! Students will spend            Instructor: TBA
a week making Christmas ornaments, creating handmade
gifts, and making Christmas treats. Students will work to the
tune of Christmas songs and view their favorite Christmas                   Digital Photography                                    Fee: $100
movie.                                                                      Digital cameras have revolutionized the art of picture taking! If
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                           you don’t like it, just erase it! This introductory course in digital
Instructor: Marilaine Blair-Patrick                                         photography will cover composition, angles, lighting and lens.
                                                                            Students will produce a display of their work by the end of the
                                                                            week. Students are requested to bring their own camera, if at
                                                                            all possible.
                                                                            Location: Jefferson Middle School
                                                                            Instructor: Rose Johnson-Brown

Disc Golf & Ultimate                                 Fee: $90            Entrée Cooking                                     Fee: $110
Take advantage of Madison’s Elver Park course and learn the              Students will cook complete entrées from lasagna to seafood
fast paced game of disc golf. Students will play the course,             dishes, and vegetarian dishes from scratch, within a specified
check out specialized discs and learn the tricks of the disc.            budget. Students will work with the instructor to determine
Course time will also be spent on learning Ultimate Disc. In             what entrées to make and then create their own shopping list.
Ultimate the idea is to pass the disc to teammates until the             The group will enjoy the rest of the week cooking, sampling
goal line is crossed. Students are encouraged to invite their            and sharing their creations.
friends to enroll in this course - the more people, the better the       Location: Jefferson Middle School
game.                                                                    Instructor: Sarah Tarpey
Location: Jefferson Middle School with field trips to area disc
golf courses.
Instructor: Casey Hopp                                                   Fantasy Adventure Role-Playing Games                Fee: $90
                                                                         For generations, people have enjoyed Role-Playing Games as
Discover Madison                                     Fee: $130           a social pastime where player interaction and collaborative
See Madison like a tourist. Each day, students will visit a              imagination tell an exciting adventure story. In this course
different Madison attraction. Destinations may include Olbrich           students will learn the history of the hobby as well as explore
Garden (where you’ll see the Blooming Butterflies exhibit),              the basics of various different role-playing game systems
the Wisconsin State Capitol (where you’ll have a great view              including the D20 system. The course will also include the
of Madison from the observation deck), and the Governor’s                basics of game world design and cover the use of miniatures
Mansion. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Camp Randall                   in gaming. While tailored to the new enthusiast, experienced
Stadium. See a mastodon skeleton and glow-in-the-dark                    players will find this course of interest as well.
rocks at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. Take a              Location: Jefferson Middle School
walk down State Street. to the Wisconsin Union, where you’ll             Instructor: Joe Monarski
enjoy Babcock ice cream on the terrace. Other museums
and attractions may be added depending on weather, tour
availability and students’ interests.                                    Fantasy Adventure Role-Playing Games                Fee: $90
Location: Daily field trips to Madison destinations;                     Intermediate
transportation provided from Jefferson Middle School                     What makes “Role” playing different from “Roll” playing? If
Instructor: Marilaine Blair-Patrick                                      you have enjoyed playing D&D or other table top RPGs, this
                                                                         course will help you find new ways to plan adventures, play a
                                                                         character and find creative new ways to play the game. You
DJ-ing – NEW!                                      Fee: $90              will learn about new online resources (especially FREE ones!)
DJ-ing plays a massive role in today’s music scene and                   and tried and true tricks of the trade from an instructor who
transcends many genres and titles. From basic beat matching              first started gaming in 1978.
to advanced scratching, students will explore music and learn            Location: Jefferson Middle School
from an amazing DJ practitioner who not only has years of                Instructor: Joe Monarski
experience playing to crowds, young and old, but also has the
knowledge and passion to teach young people. This DJ-ing
course utilizes high quality equipment and is packed full of             Fencing                                               Fee: $100
training, hands on practical advice, and fun games and tricks            As well as being a modern Olympic sport and a time honored
to help students take DJ-ing to the next level.                          symbol of nobility and refinement, the sport of fencing
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                        represents one of the most exciting and challenging of athletic
Instructor: Tony Travis                                                  events. This brief introduction to the sport will allow students
                                                                         to experience some of that excitement as well as the tradition
                                                                         and self discipline which marks fencing as a unique martial art.
Drawing & Painting – NEW!                              Fee: $100         All necessary equipment and protective clothing is provided.
Students will have the opportunity to experiment with a                  Location: Jefferson Middle School
wide range of drawing materials including India ink, chalk,              Instructor: Joe Monarski
pens, pencils, and markers. After trying different media, the
students will learn more about contour drawing so that their
work can acquire additional shape and depth. Students                    Fishing                                               Fee: $100
will also explore different painting techniques including                Is there a better way to spend a summer day than fishing?
watercolor, acrylic and oil stick to create original works. The          We don’t think so! This course will offer participants an
styles and techniques used in the course will be based on                opportunity to fish some of Madison’s great fishing hot spots.
observations of works by well-known artists. The course will             Students will spend time in beautiful natural areas learning to
include at least one field trip to a local gallery or museum.            fish or honing their fishing skills. Students will also learn basic
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                        boating and water safety skills, fishing techniques, equipment
Instructor: Jessica Jones                                                use, knot tying, fishing safety and fish identification. Come
                                                                         get “hooked” for a week of angling fun and adventure!
                                                                         Participants in this course must be a swim level 2 as indicated
                                                                         on the swim permission form.
                                                                         Location: Madison area; transportation provided from Jefferson
                                                                         Middle School to local fishing hot spots
                                                                         Presented by: Wander Wisconsin

Fitness Challenge                                     Fee: $90           Glee Club – NEW!                                     Fee: $80
Fitness can be fun! Participants will learn how to correctly             Do you love watching the TV show Glee? If so, this is the
warm up the body and increase flexibility using appropriate              place for you! In this unique course, students will have the
stretching and other exercises. Participants will engage in              opportunity to learn effective singing techniques from an
some basic fitness testing, strength training exercises using            experienced vocalist and musician. Song choices will be up to
dumbbells and/or resistance bands, and learn about health                the group, who will then learn how to perform their favorite
and nutrition. Then, participants will get to sample various             pop songs. Time will be spent learning how to sing properly to
activities which can be fun and support fitness at the same              improve vocal skills and confidence. After perfecting a set of
time. Participants will try such activities as yoga, Dance-              songs throughout the week, the group will be able to record
Dance-Revolution, running, ball games, and building core                 the tracks they’ve selected and create a CD. Open to anyone
strength. The choices are endless! Participants must have                who loves to sing!
running shoes, workout clothes, and a water bottle. This                 Location: Jefferson Middle School
course is designed for students who want to stay fit or start            Instructor: Liz Singer
to get fit.
Location: Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Liz Parker                                                   Golf                                                 Fee: $115
                                                                         Students will learn the basics and work on their golf skills. This
                                                                         course will review the fundamentals of grip, club selection and
Football - NEW! (NFL Instructor!)                     Fee: $85           other basics of course play. Time on the practice range and at
Learn the basics of football as a team sport from an NFL player!         Par-3 courses will be based on the group’s skill level. Students
Derek Stanley grew up and played high school football in                 are requested to bring a beginning set of golf clubs, if at all
Verona and is now a wide receiver in the National Football               possible.
League! Students will gain an understanding of different                 Location: Jefferson Middle School with field trips to area driving
players’ roles and the skills required for those roles while             ranges and golf courses
practicing the game in a non-contact environment.                        Instructor: Will O’Connell
Location: Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Derek Stanley, NFL Wide Receiver
                                                                         GuardStart – NEW!                                   Fee: $110
                                                                         American Red Cross GuardStart: Lifeguarding Tomorrow is
French Cuisine                                      Fee: $110            a program designed for youth ages 11-14 that provides a
Students will explore the basics of French cuisine. Inspired by          foundation of aquatic and leadership knowledge, attitudes
Chef Thomas Keller’s French Laundry, students will indulge in            and skills for future successful completion of the Red Cross
recipes like “macaroni and cheese”, Pot-au-feu, and strawberry           Lifeguarding courses. Prerequisites include swimming the
sorbet shortcakes with sweetened crème fraiche sauce.                    front crawl for 25 yards continuously while breathing to
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                        the front or side, treading water for 1 minute using arms
Instructor: Sarah Tarpey                                                 and legs, and submerging and swimming a distance of 10
                                                                         feet underwater. The course covers the four objectives of
                                                                         prevention, fitness, response, leadership and professionalism.
Gardening & Horticulture – NEW!                      Fee: $200           Participants in this course must be a swim level 3 as indicated
Learn the joys of botany, horticulture and gardening while               on the swim permission form. Please note: This course is
exploring and working at local farms and community gardens.              from 12:30-3:30 due to available pool times.
Students will tend gardens, plant and harvest produce, help              Location: Next to Jefferson Middle School at the Memorial High
design and construct new garden plots and help restore local             School Swimming Pool; students will walk with a youth leader
environments. Each day, students will enjoy a healthy snack              from Jefferson Middle School
in addition to getting the chance to prepare foods grown                 Presented by: Madison School & Community Recreation
locally in the garden. Participants will also explore methods to         Aquatics Instructors
protect and nurture local habitats through maintenance and
restoration activities.
Location: Renewal Youth Gardens near Baraboo, Spring                     Gym Games                                            Fee: $85
Harbor Middle School Greenhouse in Madison and other                     This course is for students whose favorite time of day is “gym
local community gardens; transportation provided daily from              time”! Students will have a chance to play all the gym games
Jefferson Middle School                                                  they’ve always loved like “Steal the Bacon” or “Dr. Dodge”.
Instructor: TBA                                                          They’ll learn new variations on some old games and learn
                                                                         some new games too.
                                                                         Location: Jefferson Middle School
Glass Mosaics                                        Fee: $130           Instructor: Will O’Connell
Learn the basics of mosaics and transform glass scraps into
beautiful art objects! Students will have the opportunity to
make several mosaic projects, such as a mirror, flowerpot,
garden stone, picture frame, or votive candleholders. Students
will have plenty of glass in every color of the rainbow available,
and our instructors will teach students how to use a mosaic
nipper to cut and shape the pieces of glass for their projects.
Once their pieces are cut, students will learn about different
types of adhesives and grout. This is a fun opportunity to work
in our studio, and students will leave with a few art pieces that
they will be proud to display or give as gifts.
Location: The Vinery, 4317 W. Beltline Hwy.; transportation will
be provided from Jefferson Middle School
Presented by: The Vinery

Hiking & Exploring                                  Fee: $185           Ice Cream Making & Creations                          Fee: $95
Students will explore some of the most beautiful parts of               Who screams for ice cream? We all do! Students will learn how
Southern Wisconsin’s state parks. They will hike to a “hidden”          to make homemade ice cream from scratch and other ice
cave in Governor Dodge State Park, climb to the top of the              cream desserts. Perhaps they will be able to create their own
bluffs at Devil’s                                                       special flavor! An old-fashioned ice cream social will be held on
Lake State Park with                                                    the last course day. A field trip to Babcock Hall or an ice cream
spectacular views of                                                    parlor is planned.
the lakes, and explore                                                  Location: Jefferson Middle School
the many caves of                                                       Instructor: Maria Undraitis
Wyalusing State Park,
weather permitting.
Good hiking shoes, a                                                    Inspired Art – NEW!                                Fee: $105
daypack with water                                                      Have you ever wondered how famous artists through the ages
and stamina for                                                         created such amazing works of art? In this course, students
sustained hiking are                                                    will be introduced to various artists from the Renaissance
necessary.                                                              through Modern Art periods. Inspired by these artists, students
Location: Jefferson                                                     will become masters themselves and create their own works of
Middle School with daily field trips                                    art. This course is designed to introduce many different artistic
Instructor: Casey Hopp                                                  forms and then have some fun making art! This course will
                                                                        include a field trip to a local gallery or museum.
                                                                        Location: Jefferson Middle School
Homemade Breads                                    Fee: $100            Instructor: Jessica Jones
Discover the lost art and science of making homemade bread!
Students will make and bake quick breads from muffins
and Amish family breads to focaccia and sourdough breads,               International Cooking                                 Fee: $110
among others. Students will practice basic baking skills such as        Students should bring a willingness to try something new and
measuring, kneading and proofing while trying different types           all of their taste buds. The focus will be on recipes from other
of grains, ingredients and spices. Put some heart and soul into         countries, as well as some vegetarian dishes. Participants will
your food as you explore this culinary pastime!                         learn how to adapt basic dishes to specific cultures by using
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                       different ingredients and spices.
Instructor: Sarah Tarpey                                                Location: Jefferson Middle School
                                                                        Instructor: Sarah Tarpey

Horse Camp                                            Fee: $155
Practice how to safely walk a horse, wash a horse, groom                Italian Cooking                                     Fee: $110
and tack and clean tack. Learn the parts of a horse, basic              Students will learn how to combine simple fresh ingredients
veterinary care, feeding information, hoof care and farrier             to create delicious pizza and pasta dishes. Participants will
work. Learn the fundamentals of riding a horse, including               become familiar with Italian cuisine while preparing and
trotting, circling and posting. Participants will get a chance to       sampling the foods they love. Students will be challenged
take a trail ride during the week. Experience the physical side         and can experience success and satisfaction with this popular
of riding--balance, hand control, body position, foot position,         cooking style.
stamina, strength-- and the mental side-which involves grace,           Location: Jefferson Middle School
poise, intellect and “feel”-that are necessary for exacting the         Instructor: Sarah Tarpey
maximum possible performance from a horse. Discover the
history of the horse, of riding and many other aspects of
horsemanship, including how to safely have fun with your big,           Kayak Camp                                          Fee: $180
furry friends!                                                          If you love being on the water, join us for a week of kayak
Location: La Fleur Stables, 3440 Meadow Rd., Verona;                    camp with Rutabaga Outdoor Programs! Students will spend
transportation from Jefferson Middle School                             the entire week working on paddling and deep water rescue
Presented by: Madison Riding Academy at La Fleur Stables                skills, playing games to help improve their paddling skills,
                                                                        navigating with chart and compass, and practicing float plans.
                                                                        Days one and two will cover the basics of kayaking, and days
Hunter Education (WI DNR) – NEW!                     Fee: $85           three, four and five will be spent exploring the waterways near
The hunter education course instills in students the                    Rutabaga while learning more advanced skills. Participants in
knowledge and skill to be a responsible and safe hunter.                this course must be a swim level 3 as indicated on the swim
Students learn how hunting accidents are caused and how                 permission form.
they can be prevented. Hunter responsibility and safety are             Location: Rutabaga, 220 West Broadway, Monona;
stressed throughout the classes, which consist of lectures,             transportation provided from Jefferson Middle School
demonstrations, group discussions, practical exercises,                 Presented by: Rutabaga Outdoor Programs
individual study and activity assignments. Hunter education
graduates receive a certificate that is accepted in every state,
Canadian province and Mexico.                                           Learn to Knit                                          Fee: $90
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                       Learn how easy it is to knit! Students will learn basic knitting
Instructor: Dan Church, Wisconsin Department of Natural                 techniques and design and will make their own hats, scarves,
Resources                                                               mittens, socks or bags. A field trip to a fabric store will allow
                                                                        students to select their own yarn or thread for their projects.
                                                                        Location: Jefferson Middle School
                                                                        Instructor: Maria Undraitis

Machine Sewing                                         Fee: $100         Pasta Galore                                           Fee: $100
Students will learn basic hand and machine sewing techniques             Participants in this course will learn about and have an
and will be able to choose from projects provided or one of              opportunity to make different types of pasta as well as
their own. A field trip to a fabric store will allow students to         different pasta sauces. They will also have an opportunity to
select their own fabric and notions in order to create their             make their own pasta using a pasta machine and, of course,
project. This will be sew much fun!                                      taste-test their work. A field trip to a specialty store is planned.
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                        Location: Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Marilaine Blair-Patrick                                      Instructor: Sarah Tarpey

Mixed Media Art                                      Fee: $90            Photojournalism                                      Fee: $115
This course is designed to introduce students to a wide range            Students will learn basic photography skills and how to use
of artistic media that are being used in contemporary art                their photos to express a point of view or tell a story. This
today. Students will have a chance to experiment with many               course will allow participants to combine their photos and
different materials and study contemporary artists that use              writing skills to produce a finished product to share with
such materials in their famous works of art. This is a course            friends and family. Students are requested to bring their own
designed to open up opportunities to experiment with                     digital camera, if at all possible.
artistic creation and gain knowledge in new mediums ranging              Location: Jefferson Middle School
from paints to textiles.                                                 Instructor: Rose Johnson-Brown
Location: Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Jessica Jones
                                                                         Quilting                                              Fee: $110
                                                                         Students will learn to use a sewing machine to make a 36” x
Mountain Biking                                      Fee: $190           44” Amish-inspired quilt and take home a completed quilt to
Mountain biking is an exciting and challenging sport that will           give as a gift or keep for themselves. It’s the perfect size to
prove to be more extreme than a bike ride on a normal bike               cuddle up with while reading or watching TV. No sewing or
path. This course will take students to several different                quilting experience required. The week includes a shopping
off-road trails in the Madison area, weather permitting.                 trip to a fabric store where students choose their own
Students will learn off-road riding skills and basic bike                materials. Students are also welcome to bring material from
maintenance and repair. All students will need a multi-gear              home.
mountain bike (no hybrid or 27-inch wheels) in good working              Location: Jefferson Middle School
condition, a bike lock, a bike helmet, and stamina for sustained         Instructor: Marilaine Blair-Patrick
biking. Students may take a break from biking to cool off
at the Blue Mound State Park swimming pool; therefore,
participants in this course must be a swim level 2 as indicated
on the swim permission form.
Location: Area mountain bike trails; transportation provided
from Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Patrick Garvey

Net Sports                                            Fee: $90
This recreational course will offer a variety of sports in which a
net is used. Participants will play volleyball, tennis, badminton
and table tennis. The instructor will offer insight into game
strategy and beginning skill instruction. The course emphasis
is on variety and sportsmanship.
Location: Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Sarah Newmister                                              Rock-Climbing, Indoor I                               Fee: $160
                                                                         Check out one of the hottest sports for kids…ROCK CLIMBING!
                                                                         This course will cover all the basic skills needed to climb safely
One Act Play                                        Fee: $95             indoors. Students will progress through the week learning
This will be a fun play with parts for everyone! Actors will             knots, belay skills, climbing technique, and proper stretching
spend the week learning parts and rehearsing the play as well            for healthy, injury-free exercise. Of course, there will be plenty
as staging and creating the set and personal costumes. The               of challenging climbing as well. Upon completion of the
final performance will be shared with other Middle School U              course, students will become certified Boulders belayers.
students and families at the end of the week.                            Location: Boulders Climbing Gym, 3964 Commercial Avenue;
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                        transportation provided from Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: TBA                                                          Presented by: Boulders Climbing Gym

Paper Arts                                            Fee: $95           Rock-Climbing, Indoor II                          Fee: $165
This course will examine the endless possibilities of paper              This course has been designed for the students who have
art. Some projects will include the delicate Japanese art of             already completed the basic Indoor Rock Climbing course and
origami, papier-mâché, and paper coiling. Students will also             would like to continue to learn climbing techniques. Previous
learn how to create handmade paper from recycled materials.              rock climbing course (taken this summer or previously) is
Functional pieces and oversized decorative works will be                 required.
created. This course will include at least one field trip to a           Location: Boulders Climbing Gym, 3964 Commercial Avenue;
local gallery or museum.                                                 transportation provided from Jefferson Middle School
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                        Presented by: Boulders Climbing Gym
Instructor: Jessica Jones

Rocketry & Aviation                                  Fee: $100             Soap & Plaster Molding – NEW!                      Fee: $90
Whether you’re interested in aviation or you just like to watch            Students will use molds to make scented and decorative soaps.
things go boom, this course is for you. Students will learn how            They will also experiment making sachets and bath salts as
to build and safely launch model rockets. Participants will                well as adding scents to soaps, shower gels, bubble baths, and
build several different rockets ranging in their level of difficulty       shampoos. For a change of pace, students will also have time
and look at how various designs affect flight. Rockets will be             to create and paint plaster molded objects or stepping-stones.
launched on Friday. Observers are welcome. Time will also                  Students can personalize their work to turn into gifts or to
be spent on paper airplane design and flight. No experience                create keepsakes for themselves.
needed.                                                                    Location: Jefferson Middle School
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                          Instructor: TBA
Instructor: Joe Monarski

                                                                           So You Want to Be a Writer…                          Fee: $95
Scrap Booking                                        Fee: $120             This course is for students who dream of becoming the next
Learn the basics of scrap booking. Students will learn about               J.K. Rowling, Kevin Henkes or Steven King. Students will
the tools and techniques needed to get them started on                     spend a week with a published author learning how to
preserving their memories. In addition, students will go on a              become authors themselves! Students will discuss how to get
field trip and use the pictures from the day to make a 2-page,             readers to keep turning pages of their own story by creating
12x12 layout. If time permits, there will be a brief overview of           well-developed characters who find themselves in the middle
digital scrap booking.                                                     of a conflict. They will learn about point of view, narrative
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                          arc (plot) and how to let their creativity flow during “sloppy
Instructor: Terry Schultz & Karen Clark                                    copies,” or first drafts. Who will be the next famous author?
                                                                           Location: Jefferson Middle School
                                                                           Instructor: Stephanie Golightly Lowden
Sew Cute! – NEW!                                     Fee: $95
Let’s make Softie toys! Make an elephant, a cat, a mouse, a
bunny, an owl— you name it! Softie toys can also be a soccer               Stained Glass                                        Fee: $140
ball, a friendly monster, a cupcake or a car. Students will learn          Students will make a high-quality, one of a kind, stained glass
how to make small soft toys sewn completely by hand - no                   panel. Each student will choose a pattern and glass colors, and
sewing machine required! Participants will choose from                     our instructors will guide them through the whole process
a variety of patterns or create their own soft toy designs.                of making a stained glass panel. The steps include pattern
Students will learn and practice the skills used for making                work, glass cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering and applying
stuffed toys including fabric choice, basic sewing, special                patina. Although it is a lot of work to complete their first panel,
stitching and stuffing techniques. Students get to create                  students love this class from day one, when they learn to cut
each toy’s character and unique personality. Adorable Softies              glass!
make a unique gift and making them is a great way to express               Location: The Vinery, 4317 W. Beltline Hwy.; transportation will
imagination and creativity. Have fun making Softies!                       be provided from Jefferson Middle School
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                          Presented by: The Vinery
Instructor: Maria Undraitis

                                                                           Study Skills & Positive Assets - NEW!                Fee: $100
Sketch Comedy                                       Fee: $95               Looking for a boost in your child’s academic success as well as
From vaudeville to Saturday Night Live, sketch comedy                      personal confidence this new school year? Consider enrolling
consists of a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called           your child in this multi-faceted course, taught in an engaging
“sketches,” commonly between one and ten minutes long.                     way by a local high school counselor. The “Study Skills”
Learn and practice acting skills such as voice, stage presence             portion teaches essential student skills such as organization,
and improvisation through this fun and unique performing                   time management, note-taking and test preparation. Those
art form. Sketches can be videotaped and watched so                        skills are then anchored with Kinetic Education, which uses a
students can receive immediate feedback and continue                       protocol developed by Richard Bellamy to improve academic
to improve their performance. Students will have the                       performance in Reading, Writing, Math, and Test-Taking.
opportunity to perform one or more sketches at the end of the              The “Building Positive Assets” portion of the class uses both
week. Observers are welcome.                                               discussion and hands-on activities to nurture the student’s
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                          self esteem and develop more positive relationships with
Instructor: Patrick Garvey                                                 themselves and others.
                                                                           Location: Jefferson Middle School
                                                                           Instructor: Laurie Mullen, Turn Around Teen
Slow Food                                              Fee: $100
Students will learn how to maximize flavor and tenderness
by cooking food slow and low, meaning low temperatures for
longer periods of time. Visits to nearby farms are planned to
                                                                           Summer Sports Sampler                                Fee: $85
                                                                           Participants will get to try a variety of games and sports.
learn how to use foods provided by local farmers. Participants             After sampling, the students will select the games and sports
will learn basic cutlery skills, kitchen safety, professionalism,          they want to learn more about and continue playing. The
sanitation and presentation while having fun in the kitchen!               course emphasis is on variety, recreation and sportsmanship.
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                          Location: Jefferson Middle School
Instructor: Sarah Tarpey                                                   Instructor: TBA

Table Tennis                                         Fee: $85             Wilderness Skills                                    Fee: $225
Table tennis is more than just a rec-room game. It is a fast-             Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness?
paced game that requires lightning fast hand-eye coordination             Students will learn survival skills like how to make shelters,
and strategies to confuse your opponent. It is the second most            start fires, cook outdoors, identify wild edible foods, and
played sport in the world. Students will learn to play table              orienteering with maps and compasses. They’ll leave with
tennis at a higher level with tactics, stroke techniques, spins           new thoughts and feelings about how to be prepared when
and serves. The better you get, the more fun the game is!                 exploring the outdoors! Expect to head home muddy, tired,
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                         and grinning as we explore some wild places and begin
Instructor: Will O’Connell                                                remembering together how to be at home in them. Outdoor
                                                                          experience is not required. An open mind and willingness to
                                                                          try new things are required.
T-Shirt Surgery                                      Fee: $95             Location: Aldo Leopold Nature Center, 300 Femrite Drive,
Most of us have approximately ten zillion oversized t-shirts              Monona (Monday) & Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s Black Earth
from camps and vacations that we never wear. Why not use                  Campus, 10648 Sutcliffe Rd. (Tuesday – Friday); transportation
them to make something fun and creative? Students will learn              provided from Jefferson Middle School
how to make things like pillows, blankets and purses. Even if             Presented by: Aldo Leopold Nature Center
they have never touched a needle and thread before in their
life, this class will teach students how to transform old t-shirts
into something that is hip, fun and fits them and only them.              Wild in the City – NEW!                             Fee: $90
The students will also learn tie-dye and batik techniques to              Discover wildlife from birds to bugs and explore natural
help make their creations more unique.                                    habitats within the city and nearby. Students will get an
Location: Jefferson Middle School                                         up-close look at nature’s unique and beautiful creatures while
Instructor: Jessica Jones                                                 visiting the Arboretum, area parks, the Henry Vilas Zoo and
                                                                          more. Students will learn where to find and how to observe
                                                                          and enjoy the wildlife they discover.
UW Science                                          Fee: $95              Location: Area parks and natural areas; transportation
Calling all aspiring scientists! Spend a week on the UW                   provided from Jefferson Middle School
campus exploring several different science departments and                Instructor: Sarah Newmister
venues including the Geology Museum, the Physics Museum,
the Biotechnology Department, the Arboretum, the UW Space
Place, the Space Science & Engineering Center, the Dairy Cattle           Woodworking                                         Fee: $100
Center and more! Join us for a week of discovery, hands-on                This beginning woodworking course will help students
exploration and world-class fun!                                          construct a basic wood project from scratch. Students will
Location: Daily field trips to UW science venues; transportation          learn a variety of beginning and intermediate skills including
provided from Jefferson Middle School                                     safe use of hand and electric tools, choosing wood, design and
Presented by: University of Wisconsin Science Alliance & VIP              measurement. This course will emphasize safe tool use and
Office                                                                    skill development so students can eventually build on their
                                                                          Location: Jefferson Middle School
Video Production                                     Fee: $120            Instructor: Michael Graveen
Students will learn how a television station operates, focusing
on fast-production and real-time video mixing. The projects
will model real-life live television news production, with all            You & Your Money – NEW!                              Fee: $80
the component pieces we’re familiar with: news desk anchors,              “Do I know the difference between a credit card and a debit
remote reporters conducting public in-the-street-interviews,              card? What is an APR and why do I need to know about it? How
the meteorologist predicting the weather, and so on. Students             do I decide what I can afford now or when I have a job? What is
will actually perform real-time productions using station                 a budget? And most importantly, how do I save money to do
mixers, cameras, microphones, recording decks, and character              what I want in life?” Parents: If your teen has been asking these
generating software (for titling). They will also tape outdoor            questions (or you think that they should be!), this is the course
sequences for “remote” segments that may include footage                  they need to have! Students will learn ways to make smart
of nature and/or pedestrian interviews, but mostly “made-up”              decisions now that can fatten their bank account in the future.
news reports. Each student will get a DVD recording of their              Location: Jefferson Middle School
live show.                                                                Instructor: Heather Clancy
Location: WYOU, 1202 Williamson St.; transportation provided
from Jefferson Middle School
Presented by: WYOU                                                        YoZone! – NEW!                                        Fee: $80
                                                                          From the busy life of a middle schooler into the MSU YoZone,
                                                                          students will learn the basics and benefits of yoga including
                                                                          posture, breathing, body awareness and deep relaxation.
                                                                          Students will also learn stress management techniques like
                                                                          meditation and visualization and receive encouragement for
                                                                          making healthy lifestyle choices and setting goals for overall
                                                                          wellness. This course is taught in a fun, kid-friendly manner,
                                                                          incorporating cooperative games, nutrition, tai-chi, pilates and
                                                                          more while emphasizing yoga as a daily part of a balanced,
                                                                          focused and healthy life.
                                                                          Location: Jefferson Middle School
                                                                          Instructor: Megan Soneberg

                                                            About the Course Instructors
Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s naturalists are all experienced and           Patrick Garvey has led Wisconsin Youth Company programs and
well-trained experts in their field. They offer year-round, hands-         participants in many different ways. He has led biking courses for
on nature experiences that include hikes, experimentation and              many summers as our biking unit director and instructor, as well
crafts. The Nature Center serves school                                    as an AFTER SCHOOL day camp specialist. He has led Wander
groups, individuals (both adult and                                        Wisconsin trips. He has education and experience related to
student), scouting groups and camps.                                       theatre and led our Video Production Immersion Camp along with
They plan each summer program with                                         WYOU last summer. During the school year Patrick is a substitute
the appropriate age group in mind.                                         teacher in grades K-12.

American Red Cross- Badger Chapter serves Adams, Columbia,                 Michael Graveen is the summer director of Middle School U
Crawford, Dane, Grant, Iowa, Juneau, Lafayette, Richland and Sauk          where he has worked for the past six summers as both a youth
counties. American Red Cross instructors                                   leader and an instructor. During the school year he is the site
teaching Babysitter Training are certified                                 supervisor at the Leopold AFTER SCHOOL site, finishing his
through the American Red Cross and are                                     sixth year there. He is an experienced teacher of woodworking
enthusiastic, experienced educators.                                       and billiards with Middle School U and enjoys sharing these
                                                                           hobbies with the students. He attended UW-Madison, studying in
Peter Bittner is an avid recreational bowler.                              Secondary Education—Math.
He has years of experience as a teacher and an after school and
camp program supervisor. He is excited to return to Middle                 Casey Hopp is a UW Madison graduate in elementary education
School U to teach the bowling course this summer.                          and has been employed by the Madison Metropolitan School
                                                                           District since 2004. He has been involved with the Middle School
Marilaine Blair-Patrick works in the food service department at            U program since 2003, including serving for three years as an
Edgewood High School. She is certified by the state of Wisconsin           Assistant Director. Additionally, he enjoys athletics and the
in foodservice sanitation and has completed Wilton cake                    outdoors and has been a boys’ cross country and track coach at
decorating courses. She makes party cakes and wedding cakes as             Madison Memorial High School for the past eight years. He looks
gifts of love for family and friends. While her three children were        forward to another fun and educational summer.
growing up, she worked and volunteered with middle school age
students through Boy Scouts and at Blessed Sacrament School.               Shannon Jambard is the owner of Meant to Bead in Sun Prairie.
                                                                           She has experience working with youth in the Sun Prairie
Heather Clancy is the Youth Program Coordinator at the                     recreation department’s youth programs. She is excited to share
University of Wisconsin, Dane County Extension Financial                   her beading talents and some of the supplies and resources from
Education Center. She is serving there as an Americorps volunteer          her store with students in her Beaded Jewelry course this summer.
and is excited to teach students valuable financial literacy skills
this summer.                                                               Rose Johnson-Brown is a professional photographer and a
                                                                           freelance photo journalist who has been published in local
Karen Clark is a stay-at-home-mom who has always had her                   newspapers and magazines. She led the Photojournalism Club
hands in craft projects. Seven years ago she started making her            for the middle school youth BOOST program and has completed
own greeting cards and creating scrap book pages to preserve               photography coursework at UW-Memorial Union, MATC and
her family memories. She enjoys helping others tap into their              the New York Institute of Photography. Rose says, “I look at
personal creativity, so she has been teaching paper crafting               photography as a way to build community.”
classes from her home for the past six years.
                                                                           Jessica Jones is a graduate of Edgewood College with a B.A. in Art
Boulders Climbing Gym has over 8,000 square feet of sculptured             History and Art. In January 2011, she received her Art Education
climbing walls with some of the most varied and creative angles.           certification and continues her work in the Madison school
Programs focus on teaching belay techniques, safety practices              district. Jessica has been teaching art with Middle School U since
in climbing, climbing technique development, and possibly                  2009. Jessica is very excited to continue to teach and eager to
lead climbing. Instructors have a strong background in outdoor             make it a fun art-filled experience for all students.
climbing and have taught belay
skills and climbing techniques as                                          Maya Kadakia has been dancing her whole life. She began
part of Boulder’s weekly course                                            dancing with her family doing Gujarati (Indian) and Jewish
programs. All instructors have                                             folk dances, then moved on to ballet, tap and jazz. As an
American Red Cross First Aid                                               undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she was
certification and CPR training.                                            introduced to African dance and fell in love with it. She is now
                                                                           a life-long student. Maya is a vibrant performer and a patient
Dan Church is a certified Hunter Education instructor for the              instructor. She continues to study, teach, and perform as much as
Wisconsin DNR. He has been teaching Hunter Education for 24                possible. Currently, she is a member of Limanya Drum and Dance
years and is also a Hunter Education instructor trainer. He was            Ensemble, a Madison-based African Drum and Dance group,
recognized as instructor of the year in 2000. Dan lives in Baraboo         and Kikeh Mato, an Afro-pop group, both under the direction of
and is looking forward to working with the students at Middle              Mandjou Mara.
School U.
Stephanie Golightly Lowden has two published books: Emily’s                  National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) is designed
Sadhappy Season published by the Centering Corporation, a grief              to teach the lifetime sport of target archery to kids from fourth
resource publisher, and Time of the Eagle, a historical fiction novel        grade through high school. Every student world wide uses the
published by Blue Horse Books. Time of the Eagle takes place 200             same equipment and is taught using the same curriculum.
years ago among the Ojibwe Indians. “Eagle” was a finalist for               This program is taught by a selection of trained Basic Archery
the Book of the Year Award in the Juvenile Fiction category. This            Instructors and is designed to improve a student’s self-esteem,
is a national contest for independent-press books sponsored by               build self-confidence and improve communication and
Fore Word magazine. “Eagle” also won Honorable Mention in the                participation skills.
Arthur Tofte Juvenile Fiction category of the annual contest
sponsored by the Council for Wisconsin Writers. Stephanie also               Sarah Newmister has worked with youth as a coach, a tutor and
visits schools and shares her knowledge of writing with students.            Middle School U youth leader and is working on her teaching
She is also a docent at the Wisconsin Historical Museum and a                certificate in middle and high school science. She is educated
substitute teacher in the Madison School District.                           in the biological and zoological sciences and holds a masters
                                                                             degree in entomology. Sarah is athletic and has trained for and
Madison Police Department Officer Chanda Dolsen is excited                   participated in an Ironman Wisconsin competition.
to take part in educating the public on evolving technology
and how it affects our youth. Officer Kelly Beckett is interested            Will O’Connell is an engineering student at UW-Madison. He
in social networking sites, how they perpetuate risky behaviors,             grew up attending AFTER SCHOOL summer day camps and
and how community education might mitigate some of these                     Middle School U and loved nothing more than playing team
potentially criminal and dangerous acts. Officer Julia Helbach               sports. He also spent a summer as a day camp counselor-in-
worked in the computer field and has continued to stay in touch              training, has taught golf lessons and volunteers as a tutor. And
with current trends. June Groehler is a Sergeant in the East District        now, he has returned to Middle School U to pass on all that he
for the Madison Police Department. She has a background in                   has learned and enjoyed growing up. He has taught golf, net
technology, training in data and email recovery, and also serves as          sports, basketball and other active sports courses in the past and
computer instructor for Wisconsin Area Technical Colleges.                   is looking forward to another fun, active summer with the MSU
Madison Riding Academy at La Fleur Stables is a full service
five-star riding and training facility that specializes in American          Liz Parker is a certified personal trainer and track coach at
Saddle-bred horses. They offer world-class horse training,                   Madison Memorial High School. She has been an AFTER SCHOOL
professional Saddle Seat riding instruction, horse camps, and                site supervisor and day camp director and has worked with youth
much more. They pride themselves on providing their customers                for eighteen years.
with enjoyable equestrian experiences from the first ride to
competing at the World Championship Horse Show.                              Rutabaga Outdoor Programs wants to get you excited about
                                                                             paddling. It doesn’t matter if it’s on a local pond or stream, or
Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR), a                              in some tropical lagoon thousands of miles from Wisconsin.
department of the Madison Metropolitan School District, offers               Rutabaga’s instructors are here to open doors to new adventures
many recreation programs for all ages including aquatics. MSCR               and to enrich the value of your experiences. They hope to help
has been a provider of recreation programs in Madison for 85                 you create new possibilities for yourself and your exploration
years and is a great community resource for trying new interests.            of the world. They look forward to
                                                                             another season of teaching, learning
Mandjou Mara, native of Guinea, grew up drumming and                         and paddling together as you
singing. In addition to being an engaging performer, Mandjou is a            discover the magic that exists out on
patient and skilled instructor with experience teaching Guineans,            the water.
Europeans and Americans alike. He has performed for groups
around the world and has taught young and old the art of African             Terry Schultz has been teaching extra-curricular K-5 Spanish
drumming. He is excited to continue sharing his knowledge of                 for the past fifteen years, and has been with the AFTER SCHOOL
Guinean music and tradition.                                                 World Language Program for the past nine years. She also
                                                                             volunteers as an English tutor for an adult language learner. She
Joe Monarski is a certified teacher in the Stoughton School                  recently took her long-time love of making her own greeting
District and coach of the Stoughton Community Fencing Club.                  cards and scrap booking and became an in-home demonstrator.
In addition, he works as a tutor at Sylvan Learning in Madison.
Since the 1980s, Joe has spent his summers in youth programs                 Liz Singer is an experienced vocalist and musician who is
including Middle School U sharing his interests in topics like               currently competing in the Whitewater Idol competition. This
fencing, board and role-playing games, and archeology.                       competition is a local version of the popular American Idol TV
                                                                             show. Liz has worked with youth as an AFTER SCHOOL site
Laurie Mullen (Turn Around Teen) holds a Bachelor of Science                 supervisor and day camp specialist. She is looking forward to
degree in Psychology from UW-Whitewater and a Master of                      having fun singing with her Glee students this summer!
Education degree in Counseling from the University of New
Hampshire. She is a licensed school counselor for grades K-12
in the state of Wisconsin and has 18 years of experience as a
high school counselor and one year’s experience as a middle
school counselor. Also, she is the director of Turn Around
Teen, Educational Counseling Services in Madison, as well as a
counselor/consultant there.
Megan Soneberg is currently an AFTER SCHOOL Site Supervisor                   The Vinery is a teaching stained glass studio. They offer classes
in McFarland where she teaches her younger kids yoga weekly                   in stained glass, glass mosaics, glass fusing, beadmaking,
and they love it! Megan also teaches yoga to adults. She went to              flameworking and art silver clay. Over the last 25 years, The Vinery
India in 2010 where she stayed at an Ashram and became certified              has taught thousands of students in all these areas. In each of
to teach yoga. In addition Megan enjoys athletics including                   these areas they have many
soccer and running. She is looking forward to her first summer
with Middle School U.
                                                                              samples to inspire and help
                                                                              with design ideas. They are
                                                                              committed to students learning
Derek Stanley is a wide receiver in the National Football League.             and having fun!                     
He grew up and played high school football in Verona and played                                                          
college football with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In              Wander Wisconsin is a division of Wisconsin Youth Company.
2007, he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams and is currently a free            Wander Wisconsin has been leading unique adventures and
agent. Derek has been involved as a leader and assistant coach                camping experiences for youth since 1989. In addition to their
with several youth football clinics and camps including his own
                                                                              popular open enrollment trips, they have
weeklong football camp in Verona.                                             led trips for after school programs, youth
                                                                              groups, recreation departments, resident
Sarah Tarpey has an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts and has                 camps, day camps and other organizations
taught culinary skills to middle school and high school students.             serving youth. American Camp Association
She has done cooking, baking and catering at French and Italian               accreditation marks their commitment to
restaurants. Sarah was a site supervisor at AFTER SCHOOL and                  safety and quality.
is returning as assistant director at Middle School U. Sarah is
pursuing a teaching degree and plans on teaching culinary                     Wild Rumpus Circus got off the ground in 2001 when
classes at the high school level.                                             professional actor, clown, and juggler Jacob Mills and dancer,
                                                                              aerialist and stiltwalker Marcia Miquelon combined their talents
Tony Travis is the Youth Development Specialist for the Wisconsin             to found the Wild Rumpus Circus, offering summer day camps
Youth & Family Center. Tony was introduced to hip hop at a young              for kids in Mazomanie and Madison. Since then, they’ve taught
age and since then has been on a quest to become an M.C. Tony                 hundreds of kids the joys of circus arts; boosting kids’ self esteem
moved out of the Chicago gang lifestyle to Madison in search                  and giving them tools for developing focus, concentration and
of a fresh start and the pursuit of more positive life goals. At the          teamwork. In 2009, the Wild Rumpus World Circus began touring
age of fifteen Tony had several freestyle hip-hop “battles” under             internationally and has delighted audiences in the Middle East
his belt and decided to start his own company, H.U.G.E Family                 and Europe by speaking the universal language of laughter and
Entertainment. He’s had the opportunity to open for acts like                 offering a hands-on experience which engages the imagination.
Bubba Sparxx, Method Man, Funk Master, Flexx and others. With
Tony’s life experience and knowledge of becoming a Hip Hop                    WYOU, Community Television Cable Channel 4, has a fully
artist he has developed into a very respectable artist and teacher.           functional studio and control room that includes professional
                                                                              sound and video equipment. Every week, in addition to audio
Maria Undraitis was born in Russia and has lived in the U.S.                  and video mixing, multiple productions utilize animation,
for nine years. She earned her Bachelor in Education degree in                chroma-keying, and soundtrack music. The WYOU staff has been
Russia and taught English as a second language in elementary                  teaching youth about television for years, from grade schoolers to
and middle school grades. Maria has worked with AFTER SCHOOL                  college grads.
as a site supervisor at Thoreau and as an assistant director at
summer camps for five years. Maria enjoys cooking and trying
new recipes. She encourages her students to value whole and
healthy foods as well as cooking from scratch. Maria likes to share
little kitchen secrets and recipes from Eastern European cuisine
that she learned from her mother and grandmother. Maria is
fascinated with handmade art and crafts and often challenges
herself and her students with projects. She believes it is important
to expose students to new experiences, providing them
opportunities to discover their talents and experience the feeling
of accomplishment after learning new skills.

University of Wisconsin Science Alliance helps science outreach
programs at UW-Madison to synergize their work and to make it
easier for the public to find and use the people, facilities and other
scientific resources on campus. UW Visitor & Information Programs
(VIP) serves as the central access point for visitors, students,
faculty and staff for answering questions, locating information
and navigating UW–Madison and the surrounding community.

                                                                                 Additional instructor biographies will be posted on the
                                                                                  Middle School U website as they become available.
                                                                                                        Candy Making • International
                                                                                                        Cooking • Quilting • Ropes &
                                                                                                        Adventure Courses • Walking for
How to Register                                                    To Enroll                            Fun & Fitness • Wizard workshop 1
                                                                   Include the $20.00 per course down payment for each child along
                                                                                                        • Basketball • Bucket Drumming •
                                                                   with registration forms. This down payment is non-refundable
Complete a registration packet for each student you wish to        and non-transferable and is applied toward Cross Stitch • Fees Games
                                                                                                        Counted the weekly fee. Klutz
enroll in Middle School U. Please complete all forms entirely or   may be paid by cash, check, money order, VISA or1 • Rocketry & Aviation
                                                                                                        Pottery. Part MasterCard.
registration may be delayed as we will need to contact you to                                           2 • Glass COMPANY.
                                                                   Make checks payable to WISCONSIN YOUTH Mosaics • Ice Cream
collect this required information.
                                                                   Confirmation Process                 Making & Creations • Net Sports •
The registration packet contains the following registration forms:                                      Taking Stock • Wizard
                                                                   A form confirming the receipt of your child’s registration andWorkshop 2
                                                                                                        • you within 10 days of receipt
                                                                   enrollment status will be mailed to Babysitter Training • Board & Card
 Part I - Registration Form. Complete form entirely. Be sure                                            Games • Pasta Galore
                                                                   if registration is received prior to May 23. All families who • Role Playing
 to check the desired arrival/departure procedure for your         have submitted complete enrollment packets will be mailed Appetizers
                                                                                                        Basics • Table Tennis •
 child and list persons other than parents who are authorized      confirmation packets including the student and parent handbook,
 to pick up your child. Refer to the information in the course                                          & Snacks • Exploring June
                                                                   payment instructions and any necessary activity waivers by Electricity
 booklet or online and indicate the course(s) for which you are                                         • information after May 23.
                                                                   1 or within 10 days of receiving theGym Games • Photography •
 registering your child. A minimum of one, preferably local,                                            Polymer Clay • Video Production •
                                                                   Please note that courses are enrollment dependent. If there is
 emergency contact other than parents must be listed on the                                             Billiards • you will be notified
                                                                   insufficient enrollment or if courses are filledCreative Writing • Healthy
 registration form, or it will be returned unprocessed.            by phone and offered available alternatives. Eating • Rock Climbing 1
                                                                                                        Cooking &
 Part II - Health History and Emergency Care Plan. Student’s                                            • Running
                                                                   Cancellation Policy and Registration Deadline& Fitness • Tile Mosaics •
 health history and emergency care plan must be periodically                                            Active Team Games •
                                                                   A written two-week advance notice from the account holderBoard & Card
 reviewed and updated by parents or guardians. Families            (including account password) must be received by the• Machine Sewing
                                                                                                        Games • Design
 enrolling students in Middle School U for the first time must                                          change any course (includes
                                                                   administrative office to cancel or Microwave Cooking •
 complete this form entirely prior to participation in any         shuttle drop-off/pick-up location, if applicable). Failure to submit
 course. Families with health and emergency information on                                              Baking • Bucket liability
                                                                   written notice two weeks in advance will result in the Drumming • Golf
 file with the administrative office need only provide updated     of all fees paid and owed for that • Mock Court • Scrapbooking •
                                                                                                        week (course changes will be
 information on the pre-printed form provided to them.             subject to higher rate). You may add courses & Ultimate • Jewerly
                                                                                                        Disc Golf at any time until
 Part III – Enrollment Information Security Form. This form        Wednesday the week prior to theMaking • Rock Climbing 2 • Soups
                                                                                                         week being requested, provided
 must be completed in order to protect the privacy of your         space is available.                  & Sandwiches • Yarn Crafts • Ropes
 account information. Your account access password will be                                              & Adventure Courses • Walking for
                                                                   Financial Assistance
 required for all account inquiries and change requests.
                                                                   Limited scholarship funds may beFun & Fitness • Wizard workshop 1
                                                                                                         available on a first-come, first-
 Part IV – Swim Permission. Please select the appropriate          served basis. In order to provide • Basketball • Bucket Drumming •
                                                                                                        an enriching course experience
 swim level for your child. Required swim levels are noted in      for as many eligible students as possible, available scholarships
                                                                                                        Counted Cross Stitch • Klutz Games
 the course descriptions that include swimming or boating          are limited to one course for each eligible student for the summer.
 activities. If the courses you are registering for do not include For scholarship information, please contact Part 1 • Rocketry & Aviation
                                                                                                        Pottery. the administrative
 swimming or boating and if your child does not plan to swim       office.                              2 • Glass Mosaics • Ice Cream
 at the Memorial High School swimming pool over the lunch                                               Making & Creations • Net Sports •
 hour, please select the “No Swimming” option on the form.         Send course registration forms and required course down Workshop 2
                                                                                                        Taking Stock • Wizard
                                                                   payments to:
 Part V – Middle School U 2011 Agreement. Read thoroughly          Wisconsin Youth Company
                                                                                                        • Babysitter Training • Board & Card
 and sign this agreement.                                          1201 McKenna Boulevard               Games • Pasta Galore • Role Playing
 2011 Summer Program Credit Card Authorization. This form          Madison, WI 53719                    Basics • Table Tennis • Appetizers
 may be used to provide one-time and/or recurring payment by                                            & Snacks • Exploring Electricity
 credit card. Please only submit this form with your enrollment    Contact information: • Gym Games • Photography •
 packet if you would like to make payment(s) by credit card.       608-276-9782 or 800-238-1174         Polymer Clay • Video Production •
                                                                   Fax: 608-276-4050                    Billiards • Creative Writing • Healthy
                                                                                                        Cooking & Eating • Rock Climbing 1
                                                          Fitness • Tile Mosaics •
                                                                                                        • Running
                                                          & Card Active Team Games • Board
                                                                                                        Games • Design • Machine Sewing
                                                                                                        Microwave Cooking •
                                                                                                        Baking • Bucket Drumming • Golf
                                                                                                        • Mock Court • Scrapbooking •
Enrichment Courses                                                                                      Disc Golf & Ultimate • Jewerly
designed to meet the interests and needs of the middle school student.                                  Making • Rock Climbing 2 • Soups
                                                                                                        & Sandwiches • Yarn Crafts • Ropes
Middle School U              is a program of Wisconsin Youth Company.                                   & Adventure Courses • Walking for
                                                                                                        Fun & Fitness • Wizard workshop 1

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