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Belmont Summer Enrichment Program


Does your child like making art and being green?  How about sports or Computers?  

There is still room in Belmont’s Summer Enrichment Classes! 

Session 2 begins July 14!  Sign up now!

Take advantage of these exciting learning opportunities
(See class descriptions below)

Belmont Summer Enrichment Program
Grades Pre-K-6

Belmont Summer Enrichment classes are the perfect blend of academics, social stimulation, and fun!
Enthusiastic, experienced, well organized teachers will lead students through a variety of activities that will make kids love learning.
Enrichment classes ease transitions from school, to summer and back to school in a seamless and calming way for students.

Please register for classes at:
www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/Home/Partners/Summer-Programs

ENRICHMENT FOR INCOMING PRESCHOOLERS
TIME: 9 - 12 noon                                                                              Limit: 12 students                                               
This class is for four year-olds.  Interactive play is the vehicle for fostering social and age appropriate 21st century skills. Students will participate in group games, art projects, dramatic play and singing.  Your child will learn important skills for making and maintaining friendships while building a tool kit for successfully navigating the school environment.
 
*Preschoolers must be 4 years old by June 30, 2014.

ENRICHMENT FOR INCOMING KINDERGARTENERS
 
TIME: 9 - 12 noon                                                                              Limit: 18 students                                               
 
This class is for students entering Kindergarten.  A blend of cross-curricular skills in a fun learning environment, teachers will prepare students for more independent access to learning and will hone their Tools of the Mind.  Through arts, crafts, stories, songs, guest readers and other structured play, they will practice age appropriate 21st century skills and be well prepared for their upcoming school year.

ENRICHMENT FOR INCOMING GRADE 1
 
TIME: 9 - 12 noon                                                                              Limit: 20 students
                                               
This class is for students entering First Grade.  A blend of cross-curricular skill development in a fun learning environment, teachers will prepare students for more independent access to learning.  Through arts, crafts, experiments, stories, songs, and lessons, students will practice age appropriate 21st century skills and be well prepared for their upcoming school year.

ENRICHMENT FOR INCOMING GRADE 2
 
TIME: 9 - 12 noon                                                                              Limit: 20 students                                               
This class is for students entering Second Grade.  A blend of cross-curricular skill development in a fun learning environment, teachers will provide tools for independent access to learning.  Through experiments, problem solving, written and read stories, arts and crafts, students will practice age appropriate 21st century skills and be well prepared for their upcoming school year.

ENRICHMENT FOR INCOMING GRADES 3 & 4
 
TIME: 9 - 12 noon                                                                              Limit: 20 students                                               
 
This class is for students entering third and fourth grade.  A blend of cross-curricular skill development in a fun learning environment, teachers will prepare students for more independent access to learning.  Through brain games, science experiments (solids, liquids and gasses), art lessons, physical activities, stories and songs, students will practice age appropriate 21st century skills and be well prepared for their upcoming school year.

ENRICHMENT FOR INCOMING GRADES 5 & 6
 
TIME: 9 - 12 noon                                                                              Limit: 20 students                                               
 
This class is for students entering fifth and sixth grade.  A blend of cross-curricular skill development in a fun learning environment, teachers will prepare students for more independent access to learning.  Through brain games, science experiments, art lessons, writing and reading enrichment, students will practice age appropriate 21st century skills and be well prepared for their upcoming school year.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Entering Grades 2-6
 
 
TIME:  9am - 12 noon                                                       Limit: 15 students/session 
 
Computer enthusiasts will learn hone typing skills while learning the basics of Microsoft Office programs.  They will explore age appropriate learning sites, and will be prepared to effectively use technology to support their learning in their upcoming school year.

GREEN ART
Entering Grades 4-6
 
TIME: 9 am - 12 noon                                                       Limit: 15 students/session
 
Interested in reducing your carbon footprint while making recyclable materials into awesome art?  Come join us in and eco-friendly extravaganza.  We will look at how to reduce, reuse and recycle things you may have thrown out in the past! Join us in living the green-dream in a highly creative environment.

LITERACY CLUB
Entering Grades 1 and 2
 
TIME:  9am - 12 noon                                                       Limit: 15 students/session                                                 
 
This is an exciting educational opportunity for children entering first and second grade.  This class will provide a time for children to work on their literacy skills through cooperative learning, hands-on craft making, interactive games and activities with multisensory appeal.  We will provide explicit instruction through modeling, explanation and demonstration of literacy skills using songs, rhymes, poetry, shared reading, games, centers, read-alouds, guided reading and writers’ workshop.

ENTERING GRADES PRE-K, K AND 1

                         TIME:  9am - 12 noon
  
SPORTS CLUB
 
ENTERING GRADES PRE-K, K AND 1                         TIME:  9am - 12 noon
 
Students will be able to participate in a wide variety of physical activities and games, emphasizing cooperation, group play and sportsmanship.   Students will learn the rules of many age appropriate physical games, including basic introductions to a variety of sports.

ENTERING GRADES 2-6 (THIS CAMP IS NEWLY EXPANDED!  

There will be TWO teachers and many classroom assistants and interns, so students will be broken up age appropriate groups each day!                                               TIME: 9am-12 noon
 
Students will be introduced to a wide variety of sports and physical games.  Teachers will emphasize team and group work, cooperative skills and sportsmanship.  Older students will have an opportunity to take on mentoring roles to younger students, creating an age diverse, but rich environment for all students.
                               
WEEK I:     June 30 - July  3                                                            $100.00
WEEK II:   July 7 - 11                                                                       $125.00                 
WEEK III: July  14 - 18                                                                    $125.00                 
WEEK IV: July 21 - 25                                                                     $125.00 
 
THEATER WORKSHOP
Entering Grades 3-6
 
 
TIME:  9am - 12 noon                                                                       Limit: 15 Students
 
                                                                
Come celebrate summer theatrically!  Learn the basics of acting complete with stage rehearsed projects in an informal studio setting.  Students will work together each session to create a final production.  These will be presented for parents and fellow enrichment students at the end of each two week session.

SESSION III
MULTI-GRADE ENRICHMENT 
 
 
Enrichment K - 1
 
TIME:  9am - 12 noon                                                                       Limit: 20 Students
 
This class is for students entering Kindergarten or First Grade.  A blend of cross-curricular skill development in a fun learning environment, teachers will prepare students for more independent access to learning.  Through arts, crafts, experiments, stories, songs, and lessons, students will practice age appropriate 21st century skills and be well prepared for their upcoming school year.

Enrichment 2 - 4
TIME:  9am - 12 noon                                                                       Limit: 20 Students
 
This class is for students entering second through fourth grade.  A blend of cross-curricular skill development in a fun learning environment, teachers will prepare students for more independent access to learning.  Through brain games, science experiments (solids, liquids and gasses), art lessons, physical activities, stories and songs, students will practice age appropriate 21st century skills and be well prepared for their upcoming school year.

Internships
Students in 7th grade and above interested in being an intern with the program should inquire with Ms. Kelley at kkelley@belmont.k12.ma.us






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