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Hamber Program: Grade 6

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ART

GRAPHIC ARTS - PRINTMAKING (GR 4-7)

Come and explore printmaking! We will be using water-based inks on Styrofoam, plastic and rubber to create unique works on paper. You will make an edition of prints and learn about famous print makers in art history. We will experiment with photo transfers, watercolours, mixed media and paper making too.

HA50055HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC ARTS (GR 6-7)

Design and make your own T-shirts, mugs, posters, stickers and more in this introductory course. Learn the basic 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.

HA30065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
No Fee
HA40085HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

CLAY WORKS (GR 4-7)

The ultimate ceramic class where you will learn various clay techniques, colour clay inlays for ceramic plate, slab building bowls with molds, ornate boxes, clay sculptural forms transformed into musical instruments. Students will learn colour design in order to apply various colour glazes and slips to their creations. All pieces will be fired and ready to take home.

HA50035HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

MULTIMEDIA ARTS (GR 4-7)

This course will explore various art projects using computer programs as a basis for discovery. The course will have three main areas of focus: photo editing through GIMP 2.8, video production (Movie Maker) and personal presentations (PowerPoint and Prezi).

HA40105HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

MIXED MEDIA DRAWING AND PAINTING (GR 4-7)

This course will include drawing still life objects, creating abstract compositions and using ideas from our imagination. Bring some images that you would like to use in your art and draw from. A variety of paints, inks, pastels and paper will be used to create large and small art works.

HA40095HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

DRAMA

THEATRE & 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 recognize value in themselves and others. Previous acting experience is not required, but enthusiasm is a must.

HA50005HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

HOME ARTS

BAKING BASICS (GR 6-9)

Do you love the fresh aroma of baking? Learn to make your own delicious cookies, cupcakes, scones muffins and more. Various techniques and tricks of the trade will be taught. Bring your apron.

HA60015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
$330.00

YOUNG CHEFS (GR 4-7)

Do you love to eat? Would you like to be able to make your own food? "Young Chefs" will take students from the ages of 9-12 through all the basics of cooking in a fun and safe classroom, while increasing their confidence and skill throughout the week. Together we will make: cookies, yeast breads, pasta, chicken fingers, salads and much more. All recipes are made from scratch with a focus on healthy ingredients. Students who have taken Cooking Adventures may also wish to sign up for this class for more advanced food preparation techniques.

HA60045HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 27 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
$100.00

INTRO TO ASIAN CUISINE (GR 6-9)

Lear to savor and prepare a variety of Asian dishes from stir-fries, maki sushi, pho and many more. This is a great way to become acquainted with different Asian flavours, cooking techniques and culture. Bring your apron.

HA70025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$330.00
HA80025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
$330.00

BECOME A FOODIE (GR 6-9)

This class offers exciting meal planning ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. It will cover the basics of nutrition, kitchen safety and food preparation techniques with an international twist. Students will learn to make crepes, pasta, California rolls, and much more. Please bring an apron to the first class. This course is great for students who enjoy learning about food and want more experience in a kitchen setting.

HA80015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
$170.00
HA85015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
$170.00

COOKING ADVENTURES FOR JUNIORS (GR4-7)

Welcome to this hands-on class where we learn to mix, measure and create simple but delicious dishes to impress friends and family. This class is designed for youngsters in mind who may or may not have any experience in the kitchen. Students will work in small groups and learn the basics of cooking and baking. Bring your aprons and let's have some fun in the kitchen!

HA70015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL
HA75015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$170.00

MATHEMATICS

MATH ENRICHMENT (GR 5-7)

This course is for Grade 5-7 students who have mastered their grade level math material and are ready for an interesting challenge. Personalized math speed challenges, pattern recognition activities, strategy development, probability, lateral thinking puzzles, logic problems, and math magic will help develop your math muscles and thinking skills.

HA40115HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

MUSIC

GUITAR - LEVEL 1 (GR 6-9)

Beginner guitar is for students wishing to learn the basics of guitar, including hand positions, chords, strum patterns and how to play simple pop songs. Intermediate guitar is for students with some guitar experience (1-2 years) who are looking to build their skills in the area of learning chords, finger picking, strum patterns and playing pop songs.

HA60025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
$170.00
HA65025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
$170.00

ELEMENTARY STRINGS ORCHESTRA - LEVEL 1 (GR 4-7)

For students with 1-2 years of experience. If you have played the violin, viola, cello or double bass and would like the experience of playing in a strings orchestra this is the course for you. It's perfect for students who have taken the VSB strings program during the school year and would like to continue in the summer. We will learn new repertoire in a variety of musical styles and showcase our talent in a performance at the end of the course. Students are required to bring their own instruments.

HA30005HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
No Fee

ELEMENTARY STRINGS ORCHESTRA - LEVEL 2 (GR 4-7)

For students with 3-4 years of experience. If you have played the violin, viola, cello or double bass and would like the experience of playing in a strings orchestra this is the course for you. It's perfect for students who have taken the VBE strings program during the school year and would like to continue in the summer. We will learn new repertoire in a variety of musical styles and showcase our talent in a performance at the end of the course. Students are required to bring their own instrument.

HA40035HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

ELEMENTARY STRINGS ORCHESTRA - LEVEL 3 (GR 4-7)

For students with 4+ years of experience. If you have played the violin, viola, cello or double bass and would like the experience of playing in a strings orchestra this is the course for you. It's perfect for students who have taken the VSB strings program during the school year and would like to continue in the summer. We will learn new repertoire in a variety of musical styles and showcase our talent in a performance at the end of the course. Students are required to bring their own instruments.

HA50025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

GUITAR - LEVEL 2 (GR 6-9)

This level is for students with 1 year of experience. You will be taught intermediate guitar skills. This will include understanding chords, strum patterns and finger picking. Also you will learn how to play popular songs. Guitars will be provided if needed.

HA70065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$170.00
HA75065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$170.00

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

TENNIS SKILLS CAMP (GR 4-7)

Inspired by Eugenie Bouchard or Milos Raonic? It's never too late to learn! In this course, you will work on the following: ground strokes, forehand/backhand, volleying forehand/backhand and how to serve. You will also learn tactics and strategies for singles and doubles play; scoring system, tennis rules, baseline play, approaching the net, side to side/front and back for doubles and tournaments. Students are encouraged to bring their own racquets.

HA60705HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
$170.00
HA65705HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
$170.00
HA70705HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL
HA75705HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL

BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP (GR 4-7)

Learn everything you need to know to become an ace basketball player. This fun course teaches skills and drills and instructs you in how to play the game.

HA70205HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$170.00
HA75205HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
$170.00

VOLLEYBALL SKILLS CAMP (GR 4-7)

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 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
$170.00
Currently FULL
HA85205HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 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 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
$170.00
HA65035HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
$170.00

PREVIEW

GETTING READY FOR GRADE 8 (GR 7)

This program will focus on a variety of useful strategies for academic and personal success in high school. Areas of focus will include: writing strategies, numeracy review, use of media for presentations, time management and organization.

HA50125HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

READING / WRITING

KEYS TO WRITING (GR 4-7)

Concentrating on the "Six Traits of Writing", students will improve their abilities in organization, word choice, and sentence fluency. Lessons will engage students with creative story challenges, personal reflections, and through shared writing with classmates.

HA50015HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 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 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
No Fee
HA40065HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

WRITING WIZARDS (GR 6-7)

What does every writer need? Purpose, style, form and writing conventions to name a few! Some of the key elements of writing will be explored through an investigation of different fiction and non-fiction writing genres to develop young writers.

HA50115HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

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 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
No Fee
HA50045HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

BE A SCIENTIST! BE AN ENGINEER! (GR(GR 6-7)

Do you wonder what causes chemical reactions; how electricity flows of why things fly? If you're curious about how things work and love to test new ideas, this is the course for you! Be ready to conduct experiments and create your own designs.

HA40025HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee
HA50105HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

INTRODUCTION TO TECH ED (GR 6-7)

Students will design and build a variety of projects in the woodshop/metal shop. Projects may include small cutting boards, metal sculptures, magazine stomp rockets and catapults.

HA30185HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO DRAFTING & DESIGN (GR 6-7)

Students will learn the basics of drafting and design using Google Sketchup. Projects include: developing a floor plan for a summer cabin, designing their cabins, and designing their own logos for their company.

HA40075HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS (GR 5-7)

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 will have to be solved through collaboration, competition and innovation. Be prepared to learn and have fun! (A $50 damage deposit will be collected at the beginning of the course).

HA60805HAMBER SEC SCHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
08:00 AM to
12:00 AM
$330.00

SPECIAL COURSES

EFFECTIVE STUDY & ORGANIZATION SKILLS FOR STUDENTS SUCCESS (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 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee
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