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Hamber Program: Grade 6

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DANCE / DRAMA

THEATRE AND 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 behaviour and equip learners to be able to recognize value in themselves and others. Previous acting experience is not required, but enthusiasm is a must!

HA40125HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

LA DEVELOPMENT THROUGH DRAMA (GR 6-7)

Students will develop their language skills through Reader's Theater (to develop reading and oral development), Improvisation and drama games (to increase confidence and collaboration skills) as well as script writing and performance (to increase reading, writing and oral development, communication, creative and critical thinking).

HA40055HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
HA50055HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

HIP HOP PERFORMANCE AND CHOREOGRAPHY (GR 6-7)

Students will learn Hip Hop moves and groves through a series of games and fun class choreography. After learning a choreographed dance as a class, students will get the opportunity to break out into groups to plan and practice their ownpieces of choreography to perform!

HA40145HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

HOME ARTS

ADVENTUROUS APPETITES (GR 4-7)

Come and spend your day having fun in the kitchen while we explore a variety of recipes together! In small groups, we will cook, bake and enjoy healthy foods as we unleash our inner chef!

HA60065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$255.00
HA70065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$255.00

BAKING ARTS 101 (GR 6-9)

Do you love the smell of baking? Learn to bake breads, cookies, pies and more. You will be introduced to all the basic techniques to make a variety of sweet and savory baked goods that you see in the bakeries. Join the fun and deliciousness with Baking Arts 101!

HA60015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$255.00
Currently FULL
HA80015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$255.00
Currently FULL

SUMMER SEWING FOR 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 (a course fee is required for supplies)

HA30075HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN CUISINE (GR 6-9)

Take of tour of Asia in the kitchen. Learn how to prepare a variety of dishes from China, Japan, Korea and Thailand. Techniques of stir-frying, dumpling making and more will be taught along with rice and noodle dishes. Come experience the exciting and delicious Asian kitchen.

HA80025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$255.00
Currently FULL

PASSION FOR SEWING (GR 6-9)

This course is open for students who like to upgrade or refine their technical skills in clothing construction. You can bring in any project you are working on and you will learn everything about sewing from putting in sleeves, different ways of putting the zippers, collars, cuffs and more. This course is absolutely not for beginners.

HA80035HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00

ACTIVE HEALTH AND NUTRITION (GR 6-9)

This course will examine the role of physical activity and nutrition in the maintenance of a healthy life. It will investigate the application of basic physical fitness and exercise methods as well as nutritious food planning and preparation techniques. Learning will take place in a variety of forms and will include instruction in both indoor (kitchen, classroom, etc.) and gym or outdoor settings where students will have hands on cooking opportunities and opportunities to be physically active.

HA80045HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00
HA80055HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 24 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00

MUSIC

GUITAR-BEGINNER & ADVANCED (GR 6-9)

Beginner Guitar is for complete beginners with no experience. Students will learn strumming patterns, open chords and how to read chord charts. Advanced Guitar is for those with at least one year playing experience. Students will learn bar chords, fingerpicking and reading tablature. Both levels are given in a fun and engaging format and will end with a performance class.

HA75065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$170.00

GUITAR - BEGINNER (GR 6-9)

Beginner Guitar is for complete beginners with no experience. Students will learn strumming patterns, open chords and how to read chord charts. Students will learn bar chords, fingerpicking and reading tablature. Both beginner and advanced levels are given in a fun and engaging format and will end with a performance class.

HA60025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00

BAND - BEGINNERS (GR 5-7)

If you are planning to take Band in Grade 8 or if you have ever wanted to learn to play a NEW musical instrument, then this course teaches you everything you need to know! You will have the opportunity to choose an instrument that you like and learn to play it. No experience necessary. Music and instruments can be provided at NO COST. (A refundable deposit will be collected.)

HA30035HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

STRINGS ORCHESTRA - JUNIOR STRINGS (GR 4-7)

The Junior Strings Orchestra is for students with one to three 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 completed the VSB Elementary Strings Program. We will learn new repertoire in a variety of musical styles and showcase our talent in a performance at the end ofthe course. Students are required to bring their own instrument that is properly sized to fit.

HA40035HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

STRINGS ORCHESTRA - SENIOR STRINGS (GR 4-7)

The 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 completed the VSB Elementary Strings Program. The focus is to learn challenging repertoire in a variety of musical styles through ensemble playing in a positiveand 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.

HA50025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

GUITAR - ADVANCED (GR 6-9)

This course is not for beginners! Students will learn strumming patterns, open chords and how to read chord charts. Advanced Guitar is for those with at least one year playing experience. Students will learn bar chords, fingerpicking and reading tablature. Both beginner and advanced levels are given in a fun and engaging format and will end with a performance class.

HA65025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00

STRINGS ORCHESTRA - BEGINNER STRINGS (GR 4-7)

This is an opportunity for students who have never played violin, viola or celloto learn in a fun and supportive group setting. Students will be required to bring their own instrument of choice properly sized to fit.

HA30005HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

P.E. / SPORTS CAMPS

BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP (GR 5-7)

Learn everything you need to know to become an ace basketball player. This course includes skills and drills, as well as lots of playing time.

HA70205HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL
HA70215HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 24 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$170.00

VOLLEYBALL SKILLS CAMP (GR 6-9)

Learn the basics of volleyball skills: serving, bumping, setting and hitting through fun drills and games. Get fit while learning and improving your game.

HA80205HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00
HA80215HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 24 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00

BADMINTON SKILLS CAMP (GR 6-9)

This course is designed to teach the fundamental movement and technical skills of badminton. During the session, several skills will be covered, including but not limited to: grip, backhand service, underhand clear, overhead clear, net shot and the smash. Basic court movement and game play will also be explored.

HA60035HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00
Currently FULL
HA60085HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 24 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00

MULTI SPORTS (GR 4-7)

This course will expose children to a variety of different sports from around the world! The sports will include cricket, rugby, netball, and quidditch. In addition to participating in each sport, the students will also learn about the background and history of the sport.

HA40205HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
HA50205HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

READING / WRITING / INTEGRATED STUDIES

THE ART OF LANGUAGE (GR 4-7)

Creative juices will flow as students take part in drama, improvisation, creative writing, poetry and more! The Art of Language will help students gain an appreciation for different types of learning and expression through the arts. Students will engage in multi-modal approaches to learning and gain confidence using different forms of literary and artistic expression. Participation in this class is expected to increase students' self-awareness and improve communication skills. Enthusiasm and openness to take risks is encouraged!

HA40015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

READING AND WRITING GO HAND IN HAND (GR 4-6)

Looking to work on your reading and writing skills? Welcome to a course outlined to instruct students in the areas of reading and writing. This course will be student centered and give students the opportunity, individually and in groups to collaborate freely when sharing responses, ideas, drafts and finished written products.

HA30085HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE (GR 6-7)

Students will explore adventure and mystery genres through the creation of a collaboratively written Choose Your Own Adventure story. Students will begin writing as one collective group and split off into smaller groups for each chapter. The final chapter will be written individually. Emphasis will be on collaboration, drafting, editing and revising.

HA30095HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

KEYS TO WRITING (GR 4-6)

This course includes daily practice for students to improve their writing skills. Classes will combine writing topics and exercises. We will review sentence structure and evolve to writing expressive, discriminating paragraphs. Classes will focus on using the "Six Traits of Writing" as a means to develop clarity and better writing skills. A highlight will be storytelling.

HA40065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

WRITING EXPLORATIONS (GR 6-7)

This course is dedicated to the improvement of writing using the outside world as an inspiration. The students will use brainstorming tools, planning and research strategies to discover and explore their local land. Another aspect of the course will be to gain strength in writing strong paragraphs. This will be done with activities that will encourage sentence fluency and grammar. The students will have a wide variety of choice in what they want to write about. The course will finish with students having planned a report based on an adventure they would like to do in British Columbia: whether its through our vast mountain ranges or exploring the underwater world.

HA40105HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
HA50005HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW (GR 4-7)

Want to learn what inquiry is all about? Curious about how to ask questions that drive learning? Interested in identifying a passion and diving into what gets you most excited? This course will prepare your child for inquiry and project-based learning - two approaches that are encouraged and embedded in the renewed BC curriculum. Working under an interdisciplinary theme, students will develop their skills in communication, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving while building capacity in a number of essential content areas (numeracy, literacy, and science).

HA40135HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

EFFECTIVE STUDY AND ORGANIZATIONALSKILLS (GR 6-7)

Welcome to a course where students in need of additional academic support can become involved and engaged in learning with support and guidance in order to achieve success in their academic work. Students will learn important skills such as time management, outlining, organizational skills, test taking, note taking and research methods.

HA50075HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY /ENGINEERING / MATH

ENGINEERING (GR 5-7)

A STEM based hands on approach to basic engineering principles. Students use physics, math and hand skills to develop and understand basic engineering laws. Students will learn a specific concept then in the shop; design, build and test their model to failure.

HA30105HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA50105HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

LEARN THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF CODING (GR 4-7)

Are you curious about coding but scared to try it, or don't know where to begin? Join us as we discover the basic elements of block coding using a variety of readily available online resources. Learn the iterative processes that form the basis for computational thinking in a collaborative and encouraging environment. No computing experience required.

HA50065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

BLASTING OFF WITH SCIENCE (GR 6-7)

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.

HA30045HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA50045HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

MATH BOOSTER (GR 5-7)

Boost your math skills this summer! This course is for Grade 5-7 students looking to improve their basic math skills (basic operations, geometry, fractions, decimal numbers, etc.) Through problem solving, speed challenges, and hands-on fun, students will tackle intermediate math using a variety of strategies in order to gain further competency in grade-level concepts.

HA40115HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
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 involved in the design and production of graphics.

HA30065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA40085HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS (GR 4-7)

In this class, students will learn to use Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and other design and animation software to create digital artworks. Whether you are just starting to try these digital tools or have more experience, this class is for you! Both basic and advanced skills are covered. Come ready to have fun in the engaging processes of digital art making!

HA50115HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

MAD SCIENCE (GR 4-7)

In this course, students will participate daily in a variety of science experiments. Through the experiments, students will learn how to create hypotheses, ask scientific questions, make predictions, measure and record data, identify relationships, and draw conclusions.

HA30175HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO TECH ED (GR 6-7)

Students will be introduced to the metal shop, wood shop and drafting lab. Students will learn how to use basic hand and power tools when creating personal projects.

HA30185HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO DRAFTING AND DESIGN (GR 6-7)

Students will be introduced to Drafting and Design software such as AutoCad and Google Sketchup. Students will learn how to create a floor plan for a summer cabin and design it in 3D using Sketchup.

HA50145HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

MATH BASICS (GR 4-6)

This course will be dedicated to learning the multiplication table and working on basic math skills: adding and subtracting and also understanding the vocabulary that goes along with Math. We will do activities and drills that encourage success in intermediate mathematics.

HA30155HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA40155HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

GIFTED MATH/LOGIC (GR 6-7)

This course will focus on exploring "I wonder" questions and patterns in math, encouraging math curiosity and creativity, allowing students' interests to direct topics of exploration, and extending where such interest may lead (ex: geometry and trigonometry to astronomy).

HA40165HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

STEM CAMP

INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS (GR 4-7)

This course is part of the STEM Camp. You must be willing to work in teams with other students. At the end of the camp, you will have a new appreciation for techological solutions and innovative ideas. An excellent opportunity for those who wish to preview STEM program in high school & post-secondary institutes. You may sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 courses to receive a full day of STEM Camp instruction. This robotics course provides students with hands-on and project based learning opportunities revolving around science, technology, engineering and mathematics through the utilization of VEX IQ robotics kits. Daily technical challenges must be solved through collaboration, competition and innovation. Be prepared to learn and have fun!

HA60815HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$170.00
Currently FULL

INTRODUCTION TO CODING AND COMPUTER PROGRAMMING (GR 4-7)

This course is part of the STEM Camp. You must be willing to work in teams with other students. At the end of the camp, you will have a new appreciation for techological solutions and innovative ideas. An excellent opportunity for those wish to preview STEM program in high school & post-secondary institutes. You may sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 courses to receive a full day of STEM Camp instruction. Learn how to solve complicated problems and challenges with Coding and Computer Programming. Introduction will begin with flowchart logic programming and then progress on to make cell phone apps, use virtual simulations, and eventually to programming a VEX-IQ robot. If you love computers and robotics, this is for you.

HA70815HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL

DESIGN AND INNOVATION (GR 4-7)

This course is part of the STEM Camp. You must be willing to work in teams with other students. At the end of the camp, you will have a new appreciation for techological solutions and innovative ideas. An excellent opportunity for who wishes to preview STEM program in high school & post-secondary institutes. You may sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 courses to receive a full day of STEM Camp instruction. This is a multi-level innovation class. Students from various background & diversity will learn how to create solutions to real world challenges. Students will develop problem solving & technical skills, & creativity. Students will work in design teams & utilize everyone's strength to complete the daily activity challenge. Prepare for loads of fun and hands-on building opportunities.

HA80005HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 21 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL

VISUAL ARTS

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

Drawing, an immediate communication tool which can be applied to share ideas and express thoughts. Students will learn shading, composition skills, gesture drawing, drawing from still life, understanding negative space, introduction to cubism, and drawing the portrait. Once acquired, students will gain confidence from these skills to explore drawing in more abstract and experimental ways on their own.

HA30195HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
HA50195HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

FUN WITH CLAY AND SCULPTING (GR 4-7)

Join us for some creative fun this summer! This course will cover a wide range of ceramic and sculptural techniques such as pinch pots, coil, slab work, tile making, and glaze work. Through this course you will gain confidence working with 3D materials and will make several projects to take home with you.

HA30215HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
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