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Hamber Program: Grade 6

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DANCE / DRAMA

DANCE - OPEN LEVEL DANCE (GR 6-7)

For new Dancers or experienced Dancers! We will build technique, stretch and learn choreography in a variety of styles from ballet to hip-hop and everthing in between. Come in comfortable clothing ready to move, work hard and have fun! Suitable for grades 7-9

HA50035ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

DANCE - INTERMEDIATE (GR 4-6)

For the dancer who has some dance experience. We will build technique, stretch and learn choreography in a variety of styles. Come in comfortable clothing ready to move, work hard and have fun! Suitable for grades 4-6

HA40075ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

DRAMA GAMES (GR 4-7)

In this enriched course, learners will have fun using dynamic games to explore issues and concepts about themselves and others. Learners will also stage readers' theatre presentations and create and share their performances with their classmates. Participation in these activities will encourage creative,independent thinking, cultivate appropriate audience behavior and equip learners to be able to recognise value in themselves and others. Previous acting experience is not required, but enthusiasm is a must!

HA40125ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

HOME ARTS

SUMMER SEWING FUN: beginners (GR 5-7)

In this class you will learn how to use a sewing machine, sew a scrunchy, a drawstring bag, boxer shorts and a tote bag in which to put all your summer fun essentials if time permitting. You will certainly be ready for fun in the sun. No sewing experience necessary.

HA45135ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

MUSICAL THEATRE (GR 4-7)

Musical theatre will teach students to explore the world of theatre through creation and improvisation. They will learn basic acting skills, musical theatre vocal skills and how to create their own props and staging with the goal of putting together and performing an entire musical. Grade 4-7 students of any acting/singing skill level are welcomed to join. This is a FEE based course.

HA80015ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00

KNIT - LEARN HOW TO KNIT (GR 4-7)

This course will be an introduction to knitting and fibre arts. We will learn how to start a project, as well as learn the two most important stitches: knit and purl. From there we will learn how to read patterns and we can start making scarves, hats and mittens!

HA65305ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 20 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00
HA70205ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 20 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$170.00

MUSIC

DRUMLINE (GR 4-7)

Feel the beat! Students in this course will learn basic drum rudiments together and form a percussion ensemble that plays a wide variety of songs.

HA80005ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00

BAND - BEGINNER BAND (GR 6-7)

Strike up the Band! Students in this course will be introduced to the instruments of the concert band, pick a wind instrument, and learn the basics ofplaying in an ensemble. No previous music experience required!

HA30025ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

STRINGS ORCHESTRA - JUNIOR STRINGS(GR 4-7)

The Junior Strings Orchestra is for students with two to four years of experience on the violin, viola, cello or double bass. This is the perfect course for students who have taken private lessons or for students that are in the VSB Elementary Strings Program. We will learn new repertoire in a variety ofmusical styles and showcase our talent in a performance at the end of the course. Students are required to bring their own instrument that is properly sized to fit. This course will run from July 9th to August 3rd.

HA40035ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

STRINGS ORCHESTRA - SENIOR STRINGS(GR 4-7)

The Senior Strings Orchestra (combined with grades 8 & 9 senior strings orchestra) is for students with four or more years of experience on the violin, viola, cello or double bass. This is the perfect course for students who have taken private lessons or for students that have successfully completed the VSB Elementary Strings Program. The focus is to learnchallenging repertoire in a variety of musical styles through ensemble playing in a positive and fun learning environment. There will be a performance at the end of the course to showcase the repertoire learned over the duration of the course. Students are required to bring their own instrument.

HA50025ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

STRINGS ORCHESTRA - BEGINNER STRING(GR 4-7)

This is an opportunity for students to learn how to play the violin, viola or cello in a fun and supportive group setting. Students are required to bring their own instrument of choice that is properly sized to fit. No previous experience is required. This course will run from July 9th to August 3rd.

HA30005ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

GUITAR - BEGINNER (GR 6-9)

You will learn open chords, strumming and how to read chord charts and TAB. Be prepared to learn in a fun and safe environment. This course is designed for beginners with little to no experience. No instrument required.

HA65025ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 20 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00

P.E. / SPORTS CAMPS

BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP (GR 4-7)

Learn everything you need to know to become a better basketball player. This fun, fast-paced course teaches skills and instructs you in how to play the game for all skill levels.

HA80305ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 20 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL
HA80315ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 23 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00

PE FOCUSING ON BASKETBALL (GR 4-7)

This PHE preview program will focus on the curricular competencies and covers physical literacy, healthy and active living as well as a particular emphasis on individual and team basketball skill development. Please bring your own basketball, towel and water bottle.

HA40225ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

READING / WRITING / INTEGRATED STUDIES

6+1 TRAITS OF WRITING (GR 6-7)

Learn about each of the 6 traits of writing and how they can make writing easierfor you. Collaborative brainstorming, daily writing practice, and participation in writers' workshops for regular, timely FEEdback will help expressive writers hone their skills with the mighty pen.

HA50065ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

FINANCIAL LITERACY (GR 4-7)

Learn to budget and build your financial decision-making skills. Have fun with virtual event planning and just learn to manage your personal budget. Develop a portfolio of digital graphics and media products on PowerPoint and Excel. Digital media devices (camera/phone, tablet, laptop) required/recommended. Email address required.

HA30145ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL
HA40145ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

READING AND WRITING GO HAND IN HAND(GR 4-7)

This course will introduce integrated reading and writing strategies. Students will develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge that will enable them to explore thoughts and ideas, comprehend and respond to literature presented to them through a variety of sources. Further, students will be able to make personal connections to literature.

HA40065ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

WRITING EXPLORATIONS (GR 4-7)

This course will provide interactive and fun activities for students to express themselves through their writing. Opportunities will allow exploration of the essentials involved with the writing process. Instruction will give students strategies to communicate ideas in writing in order to accomplish a variety of purposes and to become more independent writers.

HA50005ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY / ENGINEERING / MAT

ENGINEERING (GR 5-7)

A hands on Engineering course where we look at the principles of Engineering with daily hands on work and projects. If you took the course last year, the material covered this year will be different.

HA30105ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

BLASTING OFF WITH SCIENCE (GR 4-7)

Attention all science lovers - this course is for you! Ideas and questions brought forth from the students will be encouraged with our "Scientist of the Day" opportunities. With daily hands-on experiments like volcano and rocket building, you are guaranteed to have a blast.

HA40045ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
HA50045ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

BOARDGAME DESIGN 101 (GR 5-7)

Be introduced to today s new wave of boardgames (often described as euro boardgames) including Ticket to Ride, Codenames, and Settlers of Catan. Learn about what has made these games so popular through detailed analysis regarding their streamlined rules, gameplay mechanics and social interaction opportunities, and then put what you've learned into practise through the physical design of your own personalized boardgame which we will playtest together as a class.

HA30055ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

SUPER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING (GR 4-7)

Become a super scientist! Learn about the Engineering and Design Process while completing a variety of STEM challenges and science experiments.

HA30015ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA40205ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
HA50075ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

PROBLEM SOLVING (GR 4-7)

In this course, students will develop their problem solving abilities by taking part in fun, engaging, hands-on problem solving tasks. Students will leave this course with a portfolio of problems and games that they can play at home to practice their mathematical reasoning skills.

HA30135ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

BUILDING BLOCKS OF CODING (GR 4-7)

Learn the basics of block coding, a fun, visual way to explore the fundamentals of computational thinking, problem solving, programming concepts and digital citizenship. Students work at their own pace and are encouraged to collaborate to solve puzzles and move to the next level.

HA30175ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL

CODING (GR 4-6)

Learn to program your own interactive stories game, and animations! Students will learn basic coding skills that will help them learn to collaborate with others, develop problem-solving skills, think creatively, and persist through difficult tasks. This course will begin with hands on activities to develop an understanding of algorithms and programming. The rest of the course will focus on many different projects through the use of two major coding programs: code.org and Scratch (no experience required).

HA30155ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA40155ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

MATH BOOSTER (GR 5-7)

Solidify your foundations and develop mathematical thinking through exploration and inquiry. Students will apply different strategies through engaging activities, puzzles, and games.

HA40115ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO TECH ED (GR 4-7)

Students will be introduced to the wood shop, metal shop as well as the drafting lab. Students will complete the required safety tests and work with basic hand and power tools in order to complete their projects. Students will complete a variety of projects over the 4 weeks which may include: metal dice, small cutting board and designing a dream bedroom.

HA30185ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL

VISUAL ARTS

STOP MOTION & CLAYMATION (GR 4-7)

"Come join this exciting studio class this summer and learn how to animate your clay characters in time-based media! Create magic by combining time, light and sound, and bring your imaginative ideas into life. You will learn animation basics, storyboarding, character development and digital editing techniques. Bring your wonderful imagination and creative ideas with you!"

HA80055ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 20 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL
HA80065ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 23 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00

INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC ARTS (GR 6-7)

Design and make your own t-shirts, mugs, buttons, posters, stickers and more in this introductory course. Learn the basics of computer design to create your own logo, brand or artwork and use commercial equipment to imprint them on shirts, buttons and beyond! Take this fun, hands-on course to develop practical skills while learning about what's involved in the design and production of graphics.

HA30065ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC ARTS (GR 6-7)

Design and make your own t-shirts, mugs, buttons, posters, stickers and more in this introductory course. Learn the basics of computer design to create your own logo, brand or artwork and use commercial equipment to imprint them on shirts, buttons and beyond! Take this fun, hands-on course to develop practical skills while learning about what's involved in the design and production of graphics.

HA40085ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

DRAWING: BUILDING YOUR TECH SKILLS(GR 6-7)

Drawing, an immediate communication tool, can be applied to share ideas and express thoughts and emotions. Students will learn shading, composition skills, gesture drawing, drawing from still life, understanding negative space, introduction to cubism, and drawing the portrait. Students will use these skillsto explore drawing in more abstract and experimental ways.

HA30195ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS (GR 4-7)

Learn to be more creative using technology. Students will use Adobe and other computer applications to learn basics of graphic design, photo editing, animation, 3D modeling and game design. All levels are welcome! Bring your own USB memory sticks to class.

HA30205ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL
HA40195ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

WEAVING (GR 4-7)

Learn to weave on simple homemade tapestry looms. Play with different fibres and create personal and creative designs. Make unique wristbands, scarves, bags and other accessories. Loom, tools and yarn kit are yours to take home at the end of the course.

HA50145ERIC HAMBERMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
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