Harmony Academy – Class Descriptions Summer 2009 June 15-June 19 9:00am-11:00am Boy’s ―Attack‖…Volleyball Camp Age Group: Incoming 4th and 5th graders – Boys Only! Ratio 12:1 Attention male athletes! Are you a sports junkie? Are you looking for the opportunity to learn the basic skills of volleyball? Then this is the experience for you! This camp will have instruction from Amy Grimm, SOHS head volleyball coach, as well as guidance from several area high school players. There will be plenty of one-on-one instruction and lots of opportunity for practice and repetition. Incoming 4th and 5th grade boys, please join us at Harmony Academy for the opportunity to learn the game of volleyball. The camp will focus on the following basic fundamental skills. *passing *setting *attacking *serving *Gym shoes and knee pads required. Claymation Age Group: Incoming 4th and 5th graders Ratio 8:1 Have you ever watched “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” or “Wallace and Grommitt” and wondered, “How’d they do that?” Let Mrs. Connell and Mrs. Tabor show you how in our “Claymation” class. Learn the basics of claymation and work in a group to produce your own claymation short film. Each student goes home with a DVD copy of their first Silver Screen production! Respond quickly, as there are only 16 spots available! *Additional $15 supply fee Climb Time! Age Group: Incoming 4th and 5th graders Ratio 12:1 If you love a challenge, then this is the class for you! Build your muscular strength and endurance, set personal goals (and meet them), and have fun. You’ll fine-tune your climbing and belaying skills, learn climbing games, and more. Don’t miss out! Hey, Hey, Let’s Crochet! Age Group: Incoming 4th and 5th graders Ratio 5:1 Learn the basic stitches of an age-old art. Visit and stitch with others while creating a simple scarf, doll blanket, or dish cloth. Learn various stitches as you progress. Crocheting is a great lifelong hobby to have for creating, gift giving, and as a legacy to pass on. *Additional $10 supply fee CSI Science Age Group: Incoming 3rd and 4th graders Ratio 10:1 Do you think you have what it takes to be a crime scene investigator? If so, you need to join the Harmony Academy Crime Lab for a thrilling week of criminal investigation. We will be using our five senses, deductive reasoning, intuition, as well as collecting and analyzing physical and chemical evidence to solve a mysterious crime. Are you ready for the challenge? Join us and find out! *Additional $5 supply fee Dangerous Boys Camp Age Group: Incoming 1st, 2nd, 3rd graders — Boys Only! Group size 12:1 Did your power get knocked out by the wind or ice storm? Were you bored out of your mind without your video games or TV? What about the days when kids didn’t have video games or TV? What on earth did they do? Join us at “Dangerous Boys” to find out how you can keep yourself entertained the old-fashioned way. We will be playing games, learning secret codes, doing magic tricks and much, much more at this all-boy Harmony Academy camp. Hope to see you there! *Additional $10 supply fee Daring Girls Club Age Group: Incoming 1st, 2nd, 3rd graders – Girls Only! Ratio 12:1 This is the perfect class for the girl with an eye for adventure… and a nose for trouble! It’s GIRL POWER time! We’ll spend the week playing Chinese jump rope, hopscotch, and handclap games. We’ll give yoga, karate, and palm reading a try. We’ll create sit-upons, cootie catchers and friendship bracelets. We’ll do all this and more, surrounded by your girlfriends – old and new! So, turn off the TV, turn off the computer and turn off the Wii! You go girl… straight to The Daring Girls Club at Harmony Academy! *Additional $10 supply fee Harmony Spirit Camp Age Group: Incoming 1st-5th graders Ratio 12:1 I’ve got spirit! Yes, I do! I’ve got spirit! How ‘bout you?! Join Ms. Howard (a former Ballard High School cheerleader) for a week full of energetic fun! You’ll dance, jump, and cheer for the best school in Oldham County. At the end of the week, you’ll be ready to strut your stuff in a performance for friends and family! *Additional $6 fee covers the cost of cheer shirt Imaginative Music Makers Age Group: Incoming 2nd and 3rd graders Ratio 20:1 Become a masterful musician by joining music and imagination in this class. Explore, create and perform using the many musical instruments in the Music Room you’ve always wanted to play. Demonstrate your talents by adding music, movement, speech and instruments to a favorite story for a final star-studded performance! Feel the beat and let yourself go! Jump Start to Kindergarten Age Group: Incoming Kindergarten Ratio 8:1 Jump in and get to know the exciting new world of Kindergarten. Each day is an adventure filled with music, movement, games, stories, crafts, and special activities like decorating your very own Harmony book bag. Designed especially for incoming Kindergartners, “Jump Start to Kindergarten” will stimulate your child’s natural curiosity to explore activities that promote independence, peer interaction, and decision making. Welcome future Kinderpup! *additional $10 fee includes the cost of Harmony tote bag (on the required Kindergarten supply list). Magic School Bus Adventure Age Group: Incoming 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders Ratio 12:1 Are you an aspiring scientist? Do you love learning and conducting scientific experiments? Well, pack your lab bags… we’re going on a Magic School Bus Adventure! Join us for a week of Great Books, Exciting Experiments, and Take-Home Fun. We will ride into a volcano, buzz around as bees, take flight, weather the water, and light up the day! So, make sure your next stop is Harmony Academy’s Magic School Bus Adventure. *Additional $8 supply fee Mix It Up! Age Group: Incoming 4th and 5th graders Ratio 8:1 Is your child the next Paula Dean or Emeril, or would they just like to try their hand at cooking? In this hands-on class, a new theme will be explored daily. Your young chef will create a variety of delicious surprises using an assortment of cooking tools while learning essential kitchen safety. If your child likes slicing and dicing or cooking and baking, then this class is for them! It will whet their appetite for helping you in the kitchen! *Additional $20 fee covers the cost of food materials, take-and-bake items, storage containers, and more.