Ages 6-8

2016 Class Schedule and Fees
All classes are listed by date and time.

Registration closes one week prior to class start date.

 

Morning sessions: 9:00 a.m. - Noon 
Afternoon Sessions: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
All-Day Sessions 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Week 1 (June 13-17)

Week 2 (June 20-24)

Week 3 (June 27 - July 1)

Week 4 (July 11-15)

Week 5 (July 18-22)

Week 6 (July 25-29)

 

Week 1 (June 13-17)

 

Under the Sea NEW

Future marine biologists welcome! Join in the fun as we investigate the ocean and some of the life it supports. Deepen your scientific knowledge of ocean habitats through a variety of activities as we embark on a trip to a new destination. Work in teams and participate in a variety of hands on learning opportunities and art projects as we explore life under the sea.

Price: $85

Instructor: Vicki Saska

6-8 years, June 13-17, mornings

 

Cooking Kids

Join in the cooking fun. Learn how to follow a recipe and kitchen safety while making some simple recipes. *Peanuts may be used in cooking classes*

Price: $85

Instructor: Kristin Tregaskis

6-8 years, June 13-17, mornings

 

Outdoor Sports and Games NEW

This class is designed for both boys and girls. Participants will be introduced to the fundamental skills of several sports, and skills will be tested through the use of drills and daily scrimmages. The sports we will cover include soccer, baseball/tee ball, basketball, flag football, and kickball. Other common children's games will be played as well. This class will encourage fun, exercise, and practice—all while enjoying the great outdoors!

Price: $85

Instructor: Jake Trojak

6-8 years, June 13-17, afternoons

 

Face & Body Painting 101

This class is designed for the budding artist whose canvas cannot be limited to a simple piece of paper and doesn't mind getting a little messy! Participants will learn basic shapes, brush strokes and techniques to paint on the face and body while taking turns being the artist and the canvas. This class will provide a fun opportunity for participants to learn and practice beginning skills in the art of face and body painting.

Price: $85

Instructor: Kaye Fleming

6-8 years, June 13-17, afternoons

 

Week 2 (June 20-24)

 

"Bibbity, Boppity, Boo"

Calling all Princesses! Would you like to live your fairytale by making your dreams of becoming a princess come true? Then join your "fairy god-mother" for a week filled with stories, crafts, and Enchanted Tea Parties!

Price: $85

Instructor: Melissa Weismiller

6-8 years, June 20-24, mornings

 

Shark Week NEW

Do sharks make you shudder? These fascinating and powerful animals live in our oceans. In this class, you can "safely" explore shark names, anatomy, foods and other interesting facts through science experiments and "sharky" projects. Come along and dive into days of learning about these toothy creatures!

Price: $85

Instructor: Vicki Zellefrow

6-8 years, June 20-24, mornings

 

3 D Computer Animation NEW

Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., Brave, Up, Wreck it Ralph - What do all of these movies have in common? *3D Computer Animation*  Come create your own character and learn the basics of 3D computer animation.

Price: $85

Instructor: Heather Cole

6-8 years, June 20-24, afternoons

 

Acting for the Stage 1

Learn the art of Narrative Pantomime, how to take stage direction, how to develop character, projection, stage presence and techniques for memorizing lines. All the skills young actors need to gain familiarity with a future in performing arts. The week long session will culminate in a performance for friends and family.

Price: $85

Instructor: Steve O'Donnell

6-8 years, June 20-24, afternoons

 

Week 3 (June 27 - July 1)

 

Olympic Mania NEW

Explore the 2016 Summer Olympics at Penn State Behrend. Learn about summer Olympic sports as you participate in the events yourself.

Price: $85

Instructor: Kristin Tregaskis

6-8 years, June 27-July 1, mornings

 

Awesome Authors

Students will experience bringing their originals stories to "publication". They will author and illustrate their own personal hard-back book!

Price: $85

Instructor: Vicki Zellefrow

6-8 years, June 27-July 1, mornings

 

Slimy Science NEW

Explore scientific principals making slime, using gummy worms, designing a bubble blower and many more hands-on slimy experiments.

Price: $85

Instructor: Amber Wildfire

6-8 years, June 27-July 1, afternoons

 

My Doll and Me NEW

Embark on a summer adventure full of fun with your favorite 18" doll (American Girl or similar). Create accessories like sandals, slippers, sleeping bag , backpacks and more for your doll to attend CFK, slumber parties, camping trips and other events. The best part of this adventure is your doll can come with you!

Price: $85

Instructor: Ashley Boetger

6-8 years, June 27-July 1, afternoons

 

Week 4 (July 11-15)

 

Creative Coding and Programming; An Introduction to Video Game Design NEW

Learn basic coding and programming skills to create your own games and animations. Create a digital story and maze game with characters. Discover how every action requires a command and script and learn to identify how these concepts are used in every day life.

Price: $90

Instructor: Matt Greene

6-8 years, July 11-15, mornings

 

Watercolor Blast

Watercolors are so much fun! Create wonderful works of art using painting techniques. Professional quality paper, paints and brushes will be used. Grab your paint brush and lets get started.

Price: $85

Instructor: Tami Hritzay

6-8 years, July 11-15, mornings

 

Ooey Gooey Book and Science Club NEW

Learn scientific concepts, the scientific method and use simple tools to conduct scientific experiments inspired by cherished children's books. Gather data, formulate your hypothesis and communicate your findings in this unique offering that pairs together books with science.

Price: $85

Instructor: Ashley Boetger

6-8 years, July 11-15, afternoons

 

Dinosaur Digs

Participate in a dinosaur dig and make your own fossil. Learn about meat and plant eating dinosaurs and theories about how they reached extinction.

Price: $85

Instructor: Theresa Tonelli

6-8 years, July 11-15, afternoons

 

Week 5 (July 18-22)

 

Journey to the Art of Drawing

Experience the wonders of drawing. Throughout class, students will learn the basics of shading, texture and primitive perspective. Participants will use these techniques to draw new animals, people and landscapes.

Price: $85

Instructor: Tami Hritzay

6-8 years, July 18-22, mornings

 

Lego TM Experience

Explore the fun and creative world of Lego's. Express your own creativity using Lego's latest technology and bricks to design and construct various buildings and structures, as well as other projects.

Price: $85

Instructor: Theresa Tonelli

6-8 years, July 18-22, mornings

 

 

Cake Wars NEW

Design and decorate your own cake masterpiece while learning about measuring and baking techniques.

Price: $85

Instructor: Kristin Tregaskis

6-8 years, July 18-22, afternoons

 

 

Backyard Camp Out

Ready for a week of "camp"? Have fun hiking, making a tent, gathering firewood and creating camp crafts. Join us as we explore the gorge and participate in a "night experience" at the planetarium.

Price: $85

Instructor: Patti Rial

6-8 years, July 18-22, afternoons

 

Week 6 (July 25 - July 29)

 

Harry Potter Extravaganza

Experience the world of Harry Potter as you take the train to Hogwarts School.  Participate in Hogwarts classes such as Care of Magical Creatures, Potions and Herbology.  Make your own wands, glup and other slimy potions, grow plants and more.

Price: $85

Instructor: Theresa Tonelli

6-8 years, July 25-29, mornings

 

Origami NEW

Learn the basics of origami art. Create 3D pieces such as boxes, animals and mobiles.

Price: $85

Instructor: Tami Hritzay

6-8 years, July 25-29, mornings

 

 

Slimy Science NEW

Explore scientific principals making slime, using gummy worms, designing a bubble blower and many more hands-on slimy experiments.

Price: $85

Instructor: Amber Wildfire

6-8 years, July 25-29, afternoons

 

 

Backyard Camp Out

Ready for a week of "camp"? Have fun hiking, making a tent, gathering firewood and creating camp crafts. Join us as we explore the gorge and participate in a "night experience" at the planetarium.

Price: $85

Instructor: Patti Rial

6-8 years, July 25-29, afternoons