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If the behavior continues, the student will be Summer College for Kids (CFK) dismissed from class and no provides the opportunity for refunds will be given. students who are entering grades three through seven Cancellation of classes to explore areas of study and CFK reserves the right to cancel interest in a nongraded, fun-filled any class that does not have environment through quality, a minimum enrollment (in most hands-on experiences. cases 10 students). Cancellations Selecting classes Program goals will be made the day after the Class selection should include registration deadline for each Summer CFK programs are consideration of the child’s abilities session. In the event of a cancel- designed to attain the following and motivation. Parents/students lation, students will be given an goals: should also consider broadening alternate class if one has been • Provide hands-on exploration areas of current interest as well as selected and is available. in specialized fields such as exploring new fields. science, math, language arts, Registration process Refunds computer science, visual/ Requests for refunds will be Registrations for qualified students performing arts, humanities, granted only until the registration will be accepted beginning May 4. and fine arts. deadline for each session. You may register online, by mail, • Provide challenging experi- or in person. No phone or fax Refunds will be given if a class ences and intellectual stimula- registrations will be accepted. is cancelled by CFK and no tion for students to develop alternate class is available. their special interests. First-come, first-served Registrations are processed on Safety and security • Expose students to a learning atmosphere that will motivate a first-come, first-served basis, In an effort to maintain its high them to achieve their highest so register early to get your standards of safety, CFK requires potential. first choice of classes. It is also all students to have a Parkland extremely important to indicate College photo ID issued the first Eligibility alternate choices for all classes day of class and to be worn for CFK is open to all students selected. If the first choice is the entire session. ENTERING grades three through full or canceled, the student CFK staff will provide supervision seven who would enjoy and ben- will automatically be placed in during regular class times for all efit from unique and challenging an alternate class, providing CFK students. If your child has any learning experiences. Each course space is still available. Letters special needs to make the CFK has a grade-level requirement in of confirmation will be sent program safe and enjoyable, order to ensure maximum instruc- approximately one week before please be sure to indicate these tional benefit to the students. the start of class. on the registration form. Design Beginning Graphic Design Video Game-making Class Come and explore different elements of graphic design! Learn how to use art, Online Learn how to design and modify your own arcade-style video games. You will learn photography, and technology to how to control characters, communicate ideas. Create your objects, and outcomes in own restaurant menu, CD cover, your game, then increase the and notepad. Bring a T-shirt Elementary Engineering difficulty level and add more from home to add your unique Using LEGOs features. Learn how to design artwork. your own version of PacMan Once registered for this course, Haylie Dixon and several others. This 7 week you will be sent a LEGO kit with course IS instructor facilitated. Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 over 1,000 advanced LEGO pieces. When you receive the Grades 5-6-7 Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 kit in the mail, you are ready Minimum System Requirements: Claymation to start this 7 week class. You • High Speed Internet (128K Interested in animation? Always even get to keep the pieces minimum connection speed) wonder how movies like “Wallace when the class is over! The • Intel Pentium ll 450MHz or faster and Gromit” or “Tim Burton’s class consists of engineering processor (or equivalent) Corpse Bride” are created? theory and instruction plus • Windows Platform (No Mac) Come join us in this course where 6 very complex building • Windows 98, SE, Me, 2000, XP you will develop your own clay exercises—a class for the (and later) characters and create short serious builder! • Direct X8 or higher, compatible videos with your classmates, all Grades 3-7 graphics card with at least 16MB while learning the different skills of video memory (preferably Minimum System Requirements: needed to make stop-motion 32MB or more). Also, a Direct X8 • High Speed Internet (128K animation videos. or higher sound card is required. minimum connection speed) Carmen Egolf Direct X can be downloaded • Intel Pentium ll 450MHz or faster for free. Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 processor (or equivalent) • 128 MB of RAM Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 • Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP • Flash player 7 and above Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 (and later) • 128MB of RAM Introduction to Computer • Flash Player 7 and above Programming Learn the basics of computer programming with the object- oriented programming language Photoshop Etoys. You will create fun projects Learn how to use this powerful including making mazes, computer application to create animation, and puzzles. This your own graphic art! Use the powerful programming language computer to design, alter, and is easy to begin and hard to enhance your photos and art. outgrow. Barry Mink Kathleen Harness Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 The Art of Beadwork Create Origami Large and Small: Learn to create necklaces, Polyhedrons, Boxes, and Rings bracelets, earrings, handmade Create beautiful lidded boxes beads, and more using a variety from a variety of paper sizes of techniques and materials. You ranging from 1 inch to 4 foot will learn how to use crimping I ❤ Art! squares of paper as well as beads and “tigertail,” use basic If you enjoy learning different other materials such as copper wire work, crochet with beads art techniques and how to use screening and fabric. You will and wire, and use jewelry-making different materials, then this is the make modular wreaths and rings tools. You will bring home many class for you! Explore all different that fly like Frisbees. No birds or unique projects. types of media, including animals in this geometric class. Tammy Soper drawing, painting, printmaking, Kathleen Harness Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-7 and sculpture. Explore your Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-7 choice of media and subject Ceramics and Sculpture matter during “open studio time” Art and Stories This fun, hands-on class surveys at the end of each class. This is Do you like to tell stories with the creative possibilities of the class for students who are pictures and words? You ceramics and sculpture. For the creative and just plain love art will be guided through the first week, you will try out a variety class! process of sequencing, writing, of clay hand-building techniques. Jill Lagerstam illustrating and binding your During the second week, you will Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 story to produce a one-of-a-kind sculpt! The class will cover several handmade book. Join us for this Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 different methods of small-scale hands-on art class, and you will sculpture production. You will Learn to Paint from the Masters experiment with paint, collages, take your creations home at the and drawing. Learn about how artists have end of the session. Carmen Egolf painted throughout history and Laura O’Donnell around the world. You will make Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 a painting in each artist’s method or style. For example, make a Create Your Own Comics Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 fresco like Giotto, a diptych like Did you know that comics are Kay Walkingstick, an Impressionist not just about funny animals or landscape like Monet – just to superheroes? In fact, some artists name a few. are the star of their own comic Grant Thomas book! If you would like to learn how to tell stories by combining Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 4-5-6 pictures and words, then this is the class for you! You will learn how to design a character, write a story, and put it all together to make your very own comic book. Grant Thomas Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 Strategy Survival Will your colony survive on the newly discovered continent? Will you be able to claim kingship before the other nobles? Do Explore you enjoy strategy games? Put your geographic and economic skills to the test with two exciting competitions. Help create two strategy games and have input on how they look and how they are played. The fun never stops All About Medieval Times as we create new twists and turns Compose Do you like stories of knights fighting dragons? Are you and challenge each other. Joseph Pickell interested in medieval castles or Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 mythical creatures? What about Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 powerful princesses and queens? Learn all about these and more by exploring medieval stories, Dark and Stormy Night: An art, and architecture. Discover Advanced Writer’s Workshop games from the Middle Ages and You will find and use your even write your own medieval unique voice in your writing, tale. enhance your word choices, and Donica Miller Build incorporate poetic language into Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-7 your stories. Writing is a process, resulting in an awesome final Games, Puzzles, and Logic piece to share. Learn the many Come and explore the logic unique ways to publish your and strategic thinking involved stories. in playing games and solving Donica Miller puzzles. This will be a fun way Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-7 to enhance the skills that are needed to understand higher Junk Box Wars Science Fiction and Fantasy levels of mathematics! “To invent, you need a good Writing Sue Anderson imagination and a pile of junk” Do you enjoy characters like – Thomas Edison. Designed after Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 Harry Potter or Luke Skywalker? the popular TLC show Junkyard Now is your chance to write your Mythology Wars, you will be challenged own science fiction or fantasy Explore the amazing world of the to created devices that will masterpiece. This class will explore Greek gods and goddesses and accomplish a specific task using numerous science fiction elements ancient Greek theater. Discover the “junk” provided. Possible (such as space and time travel, their exciting stories referenced wars include: Bridge challenge, aliens and robots) as well as by everyone from Shakespeare Magnificent Marble Maze, fantasy themes (such as mythical to modern authors. We will Rocket Rally, Zoom Machines, creatures and magic). We will choose an ancient Greek play to Super Structures, Drop Zone, put together a collection of our perform. Masks, costumes, sets, Bottle Blaster, Battle of the Boats, written and illustrated stories. performance; you’ll do it all. Bring and the Weakest Link. Donica Miller your creativity and join the fun! Sarah Beem Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 Joseph Pickell Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 Lego Brainstorm Electricity and Magnets Build and control Lego projects You will be drawn to the topics Investigate that culminate with motorized of electricity and magnets Lego kits. You will work in with a hands-on approach, collaborative learning groups to experimenting with and seeing plan and build Lego motorized exactly how and why they work. machines. Lego brainstorming Join us as we travel through the engages students in a host of world of positives and negatives, activities designed to spark the building circuits, making imagination. compasses and electromagnets, Bats, Bugs, and More Mary Anne Ross and even studying alternate Come learn about bats and energy sources. This class will Ken Ross other local wildlife. Learn make a science log tracking Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 about the crucial role these our numerous experiments and Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 night creatures play in your projects. environment by writing stories, Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 Bonnie Bratt creating artwork, and building Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 bat houses for Parkland. Learn Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 Lego Mindstorm about the importance of insects Garden Detective in our environment. Make Create the smartest, strongest water scopes and insect nets Summer is the perfect time and most advanced Lego to see which insects (and other to learn about gardening in robot ever! The new NXT creatures) are living in the pond Parkland’s beautiful greenhouse. Intelligent Brick, your robot’s and on the prairie. Test your Join us as we learn the little “brain,” features a powerful creativity by building your own details needed to grow healthy 32-bit microprocessor. A highly bug. Join us for some batty, plants that stay healthy and grow versatile palette of Lego Technic buggy fun! large. You will investigate the elements combine with state- creatures that feed on our plants of-the-art ultrasonic sound, Pam Evans and control the nutrients to make light and touch sensors in the Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 your take-home plants as healthy next generation of intuitive as can be. CSI: Can YOU solve the crime? robotics. Using software and Theresa Meers step-by-step building instructions, Investigate a simulated “crime scene” and collect Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 beginners and experts alike can create humanoid, vehicle, and evidence to analyze and Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 animal robots that obey every determine who committed the crime. Use handwriting Parkland Treasure Hunt command. analysis, fingerprinting, paper Welcome to the world of codes, Various instructors ciphers, and cryptograms. This chromatography, DNA profiling, Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 and blood typing (using class will teach you all there is to Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 simulated blood!) to evaluate the know about secret codes and “facts” of the case. Learn about how to break them. You will face Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 5-6-7 the science and detective work a new treasure hunt each day Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 to test your skill and build your behind crime solving. Sarah Beem knowledge of map reading, decoding and deciphering. Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 Learn the history of treasure Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 hunting while exploring the many treasures of Parkland College. Lisa Mosley Session 1 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-4-5 Speak Beginning Chinese Perform Lights, Camera, Action Immerse yourself in Chinese Make a real TV show! Learn the language and culture. Come fundamentals of TV production and learn basic Mandarin with hands-on training in camera Chinese conversation skills, some operation, switching, lighting, vocabulary, and grammar while Drama on the Move! titling, and audio. Work with dabbling in Chinese dumplings. If you love acting and want other students to create and This is a class for those students to learn more, this is the class appear in a TV program, which with little or no Chinese-speaking for you! Gain confidence may be broadcast on Parkland's experience and experience with active, television channel, PCTV! Yan (Kate) Buchanan hands-on fun as we cover the Chris Foster Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 4-5-6-7 fundamentals of drama through Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-7 a variety of activities and games. Beginner Spanish Storytelling Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-7 A performance will be held on Come play your favorite games the final day! Music and Moves like Simon Says to learn basic Leah Farrar-White Show choir, swing choir – Spanish vocabulary. Then, whatever you call it – it’s the Session 1 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-7 release your imagination and same. Yes, singing and dancing bring a story to life using your Fractured Fairy Tales at the same time. Learn internalized knowledge. You Magic beans? Straw turned choreography/lyrics – and have will be amazed at all you can into gold? Familiar tales will a blast movin’ and groovin’. A act, mime, draw, tell, and read be brought to the stage – with dessert concert will be held on in Spanish! Experience Spanish a twist! You will create skits, the final day culture with Salsa dancing and pantomimes, and songs in this Leah Farrar-White tortilla making. hands-on class. A performance Session 2 12:15-2:15pm Grades 3-7 Erin Flynn will be held on the final day of Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-7 class. Radio Broadcasting Leah Farrar-White Do you want to learn how to be Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 3-4-5 an entertaining on-air personality, as well as the ins and outs of radio? Interested in new music and the music industry? “88.7 the Wave” is offering you a chance to be on-air! Work with us to create promos and program new music! Eleni Kametas Session 2 2:30-4:30pm Grades 5-6-7 Summer 2009 Mail-In Registration Student’s name Sign (last) (first) Preferred name on name tag Student’s address (street) (city/state/zip) Height Weight Hair Eyes Current school 1. Please indicate your class selections on the back of this form. Student’s Social Security number Student’s grade level Birth date 2. Parent’s Authorization: (entering) (mo/day/yr) I understand that there may be Gender T-shirt Is the student eligible for free or certain risks of physical injury, (youth sizes) reduced lunch at school? damage, or loss as a result of Male S L No Yes participating in one of these Female M XL classes. In acceptance of my child’s registration, I relinquish Special Needs Student's ethnicity/race (voluntary) all claims I may have against Asian or Pacific Islander Parkland College, the staff, American Indian or Alaskan Native organizers, or teachers as a Parent’s name Black, Non-Hispanic result of participation in this (last) (first) Hispanic program. Furthermore, I hereby Mr. White, Non-Hispanic grant Parkland College, its College for Kids program, and Ms. Nonresident Alien PCTV permission to videotape Mrs. Other/Unknown or photograph my child Parent’s home telephone number Parent’s work telephone number for future College for Kids promotion. Parent’s cell phone number Parent’s e-mail address PARENT'S SIGNATURE (required): Person other than parent listed above Emergency contact’s phone number to contact in case of emergency Amount of check enclosed Amount charged to (payable to Parkland College) credit card $ $ Exp. date 3-digit code on Card Number: Visa Discover MasterCard back of credit card K.I.D. IDENTIFICATION PROGRAM The Kid Identification (KID) program was designed with the safety of the children in mind. Participants are required to wear a special identification card while they attend College for Kids. Information collected on this form is kept in a database, which is only accessible by the Police Department and CFK — ALL INFORMATION IS CONFIDENTIAL. When your child reaches the age that he or she can no longer attend College for Kids, all information regarding your child will be removed from our database. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Officer Corray at the Parkland College Department of Public Safety, 351-2369. Select 1. Please enroll your child in the section for the grade level he or she will be entering. 2. You may choose only one first-choice class per time slot within each session. Mark first choices with a (1). 3. Mark alternate choices with a (2) and (3). Placement in alternate-choice classes may Student’s name _______________________________ be necessary if classes are full or cancelled. Grade level student will be entering ____________ 4. Send $125 fee for EACH first-choice class. SESSION 1 — June 15-25 SESSION 2 — July 6-16 12:15-2:15 P.M. 12:15-2:15 P.M. Beginning Graphic Design (5-6-7) Art of Beadwork (3-7) Ceramics and Sculpture (3-4-5) Beginning Chinese (4-5-6-7) Claymation (5-6-7) Claymation (5-6-7) CSI: Can You Solve the Crime? (3-4-5) Create Your Own Comics (5-6-7) Games, Puzzles and Logic (3-4-5) Electricity and Magnets (3-4-5) Garden Detective (3-4-5) Introduction to Computer Programming (3-4-5) I ❤ Art (3-4-5) Junk Box Wars (5-6-7) Introduction to Computer Programming (5-6-7) Lego Brainstorm (3-4-5) Lego Brainstorm (3-4-5) Lego Mindstorm (5-6-7) Lego Mindstorm (5-6-7) Music and Moves (3-7) Parkland Treasure Hunt (3-4-5) Parkland Treasure Hunt (3-4-5) Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing (5-6-7) Photoshop (5-6-7) Strategy Survival (5-6-7) Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing (3-4-5) 2:30-4:30 P.M. 2:30-4:30 P.M. All About Medieval Times (3-7) Beginner Spanish Storytelling (3-7) Art and Stories (3-4-5) Claymation (3-4-5) Bats, Bugs, and More (3-4-5) Dark and Stormy Night (3-7) Beginning Graphic Design (3-4-5) Fractured Fairy Tales (3-4-5) Ceramics and Sculpture (5-6-7) Junk Box Wars (3-4-5) Create Your Own Comics (5-6-7) Learn to Paint from the Masters (4-5-6) CSI: Can You Solve the Crime? (5-6-7) Lego Brainstorm (3-4-5) Drama on the Move (3-7) Lego Mindstorm (5-6-7) Garden Detective (5-6-7) Lights, Camera, Action (3-7) I ❤ Art (5-6-7) Mythology (5-6-7) Lego Brainstorm (3-4-5) Origami Large and Small (3-7) Lego Mindstorm (5-6-7) Photoshop (3-4-5) Lights, Camera, Action (3-7) Radio Broadcasting (5-6-7) Strategy Survival (5-6-7) ONLINE ONLINE Elementary Engineering (3-7) Elementary Engineering (3-7) Video Game-making (5-6-7) Video Game-making (5-6-7) DROP OFF — M1 parking lot PICK UP — Park in M1 parking lot and walk to building. Find Detailed instructions will be included in the confirmation letter. PLEASE KEEP THIS MAP OM WA Y FOR REFERENCE. F RO . W M A LI IL W Athletic Fields Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Tennis Courts, Track M PARKING LOT VE RI D CE R SE VI P W M L To Parkland West op College on Mattis St Entrance Planetarium s ➜ Bu Theatre X A WIL C LIA East Parkland H B M Circle W College ➜ .F Drive RO on Mattis N C OM D W PARKING AY MATTIS AVENUE LOT DUNCAN ROAD G E B PARKING LOT W IL LIAM W. FROOM WAY Barns S N South Entrance BRADLEY AVENUE ➜ To Mattis 2400 West Bradley Ave., Champaign IL 61821-1899 w w w. p a r k l a n d . e d u • 2 1 7 / 3 5 1 - 2 2 0 0 PMS 2995 PMS 2995 PMS 2995 PMS 319C 41% BLACK 76% BLACK 100% College for Kids Summer 2009 Registration Information BLACK 27% BLACK 61% How to Register: Refund Policy: • Register online: www.parkland. • Requests for refunds will be edu/communityed/cfk. accepted until the registration June • Fill out both sides of one deadline for each session. S M T W T F S registration form per child, Reduced Tuition: including signature. 1 2 3 4 5 6 • Reduced tuition is available for • Indicate a first choice and 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 students who receive free or alternate choices for each class reduced lunch at school desired. If there is no alternate 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 • For those who qualify for reduced choice when a first-choice class 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 tuition, the cost is $95 per class. is unavailable, all fees will be refunded. 28 29 30 Confirmation: • Please enroll your child in the July • Confirmation will be sent to the section for the grade level he or S M T W T F S student’s address the week prior she will be entering. to the first class for each session. 1 2 3 4 • The cost is $125 per class, and • Instructions for drop-off and pick- each student gets one T-shirt. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 up will be included • To register by mail, send the 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 completed and signed form Scholarships: along with payment to: 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 • A few scholarships are available 26 27 28 29 30 31 for lower income students. College for Kids • Please email us at Parkland College on Mattis firstname.lastname@example.org for 1315 N. Mattis Avenue details and the application. Champaign, IL 61821-1818 • Walk-in registrations are also accepted. Sorry, no fax or phone Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. registrations will be accepted. Class sizes are limited, so please register early. Registration/Payment Deadline: Classes with low enrollment will be cancelled. Session 1 — Monday, June 1 Parkland College ensures equal educational opportunities are offered to all students regardless of race, Session 2 — Monday, June 22 color, national origin, gender, gender expression, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/Vietnam veteran Registration begins May 4. era, age, or religion, and is Section 504/ADA compliant. For additional information or accommodations, call 217/351-2551.