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Skill Development: Grade 1

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SELF-REGULATION & SOCIAL SKILLS (GR1-3)

An important life skill, self-regulation helps improve academic performance as well as increasing positive behaviour. Participants in this program will be provided with an opportunity to enhance their social emotional and self-regulation skills while decreasing behaviours that interfere with learning. Topics covered include empathy and skills for learning, emotion management, and problem solving. Students will participate in active discussions and role pays, in addition to having chances to build positive relationships with their peers.

WY70205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$330.00
WY80205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00

SUMMER GAMES & SPORTS (GR 1-3)

Come stay active and build fundamental communication and collaboration skills through cooperative games and sports. With an emphasis on caring, problem-solving, and teamwork, participants will play all their favourite games as well as learn the basics for soccer, floor hockey, basketball, badminton, andmuch more!

NA70005NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$330.00
NA70205NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00
NA70105NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$330.00

SUMMER STEAM (GR 1-3)

Do you like to create, question, build, explore and design? STEAM engages students in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Enjoy a course of critical thinking, problem solving and creativity!

MT80205MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
$330.00

ACTIVE YOUNG MASTERCHEFS! (GR 1-3)

Kids will learn the importance of being active and eating healthy. We will be learning how to make simple healthy snacks and meals from scratch while keeping nutrition and exercise top priorities. The school garden is ready to harvest and add to our recipes!

KE60105KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
$330.00
KE80405KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
$330.00

SUMMER GAMES 2018 (GR 1-3)

Through a variety of cooperative games, activities and team sports, students will have the opportunity to build basic fundamental skills and improve their fitness while learning the value of teamwork and sportsmanship. Activities will be held indoors and outdoors. Join us for summer fun!

TH70205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$330.00
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End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00
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End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$330.00

FRENCH IMMERSION

GAMES AND THEATRE FOR FRENCH LITERACY (GR 1-3)

Students will develop written and spoken literacy skills as well as build their confidence in French through various interactive physical and drama activities, and board games chosen to make learning real and enjoyable. Let's have fun together en français!

SD30025SECORDMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
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End: July 27 2018
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End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
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FRENCH LITERACY FOR YOUNG ARTISTS (GR 1-3)

Students will experience the joy of visual arts and the joy of reading through the discovery of French picture books. They will practice their French literacy skills (speaking, reading, creative writing) and explore their creativity and imagination through various art centers.

SD30045SECORDMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
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SD50025SECORDMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

BUDDING BUILDERS (GR 1-3)

Students will use everyday materials to construct a variety of structures. Dailychallenges will have students working together to plan and build structurally sound designs. Emphasis will be on developing fine motor skills, creativity, collaborating and communicating in French.

SD60005SECORDMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
$330.00
SD80005SECORDMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
$330.00

MUSIC

ORFF MUSIC EXPERIENCE (GR 1-2)

Have your child experience and play music with Orff specialist Kevin O'Neill. Our learners will explore the wonderful world of music through singing, movement and playing instruments. This course will also include reading and using language with rhythmic notation. Come join our summer of music learning and fun!(No prior music experience required)

MT50605MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

ROCK 'N ROLL SUMMER SCHOOL (GR 8-11)

This Music program will focus on the curricular competencies of exploring and creating, as well as communicating and documenting feelings, ideas, and experiences in the form of music. In the course, you will be collaborating with your peers through forming bands, studying, composing and performing contemporary music. Basic level of competency on your instrument is encouraged, but as long as you can strum a few chords, sing a tune, or keep a beat, you are welcome! Please bring your own guitar/instrument. This non-credit course is for grades 8-11 students.

VL90305VAN TECHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee
VL90355VAN TECHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

READING / WRITING / INTEGRATED STUDIES

READ AND RESPOND TO GREAT STORIES (GR 1-2)

"Must read" literature inspires young writers to respond to the stories with both pictures and words. Students of all levels of ability will engage with great literature and respond with illustrations and writing. At the end of the course, each student completes their own anthology of great books.

WY31605WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
WY41605WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

INQUIRY BASED LEARNING (GR 1-3)

Are you a curious thinker? Do you find yourself asking questions all the time, about everything and anything? In this course, students will learn how to use a variety of ways to share their learning. Through exploration and discovery in a supportive environment, students will learn to ask relevant questions. Let your imagination unfold as you dive into a world of everlasting inquiry!

TH40115TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
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10:30 AM
No Fee
TH50115TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
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EXPLORING CREATIVE WRITING THROUGH LITERATURE (GR 1-3)

Are you ready to become a powerful writer? This course is designed for students who wish to develop a strong writing ability and are ready to step into a rich world of literature and imagination. Students will learn to captivate readers with the use of descriptive language in their writing. Emphasis will be placed on extending ideas, grammar, and sentence structure.

TH30605TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
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12:50 PM
No Fee
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End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
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PASSION WRITERS (GR 1-3)

Calling all passionate writers, or those who want to sharpen up their writing skills! Come join us on an adventure to explore and develop different techniquesto not only help captivate the attention of readers but to also strengthen writing abilities. Students will activate their creative side by engaging in a variety of writing and theatrical activities.

MT51405MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

HOOKED ON READING (GR 1-3)

Ever wonder what goes on in the minds of popular children authors? How do authors come up with such wonderful storylines, plots, dialogue, characters, and more? What does a day in the life of Mo Willems look like? In this course, we explore the "behind the scenes" of how various popular children books and series were brought to life.

TH50005TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
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TH30005TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
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HOOKED ON READING AND WRITING (GR 1-3)

Improve your skills while having fun! This course is designed for students who want to develop their reading and writing strategies and skills through fun and engaging activities. Students will read a variety of text structures and language that they can transfer to their own writing. The focus will be on developing reading strategies, vocabulary and comprehension skills as well as developing ideas, fluency, and word choice in writing.

WY30505WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
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End: Aug 03 2018
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12:50 PM
No Fee
WY50505WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

INQUIRY BASED LEARNING (GR 1-3)

In this course, students will learn how to use a variety of ways to share their learning. Through exploration and discovery in a supportive environment, students will learn to ask relevant questions and develop ways of finding answers to these questions.

NA31505NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

STORY TIME COMES ALIVE (GR 1-3)

Is your child an avid story teller? Come join us in this 3 week hands-on course on storytelling! Students will have the opportunity to not only write their veryown stories, but to also make their stories come alive by creating puppets usinga variety of materials and voice projection. We will finish off the class with our very own puppet show.

MT30305MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee

LEARNING TO LOVE LITERACY (GR 1-3)

Learn to love literacy through hands-on and play-based activities inspired by Reggio practices. Emergent and creative writing will be developed using the practice of Story Workshop with loose parts. Literacy skills will be supported using strategies from Reading Recovery and the Daily Five program.

NA30805NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
NA40805NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

READ, WRITE, PUBLISH! (GR 1-3)

Make your own books, written and illustrated by you! Use the steps of the writing process in a meaningful way to become an author and illustrator. Bookmaking activities include using various materials and techniques for making covers and page illustrations.

MT50205MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

HOOKED ON READING AND WRITING (GR 1-3)

Students will have a chance to enhance their reading and writing skills through engaging lessons and activities. Students will read a variety of texts to inform and improve both their creative and informational writing skills. The focus will be on developing ideas, fluency and word choice in writing and strengthening comprehension and vocabulary in their reading.

NA30005NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
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No Fee
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13:20 PM to
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FRANCAIS, C'EST FACILE! (GR 1-3)

This course is a fun introduction to French culture and language. The course focuses on building students oral skills through songs, games, conversation and writing activities. Come learn for the first time or strengthen what you know in an encouraging and supportive environment. At the end of the course, students will create their own French comic.

MT51305MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

AUTHOR STUDIES (GR 1-2)

This course is designed to expand young children’s love of reading. We would study a different author each week by reading stories, doing various writing activities and reading responses, recreating favourite stories and doing art projects related to the books.

KE31305KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee

AUTHOR STUDIES (GR 1-2)

This course is designed to expand young children s love of reading. We would study a different author each week by reading stories, doing various writing activities and reading responses, recreating favourite stories and doing art projects related to the books.

KE51305KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

GENIUS HOUR (GR 1-3)

This course is meant to teach students the important skill of inquiry as the new curriculum moves in this direction. Through exploration and discovery in a supportive environment, students will learn to ask relevant questions and develop ways of finding answers to these questions. Students will engage in projects of interest to them. Topic areas covered include language arts, social studies, career education, and applied design, skills and technologies.

WY31105WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

CREATIVE WRITING FOR ELL STUDENTS (GR 8-11)

This non-credit course is offered to intermediate and advanced ELL students. Students are introduced to a variety of writing forms and formulas. There will be daily pre-writing warm-ups and games, writing workshops, editing practice (both self and peer) and oral presentations of student writing. In addition, this course will focus on the development of one or two larger writing projects.

TN90015DAVID THOMPSONMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

STORY WRITING THROUGH ACTIVE PLAY (GR 1-3)

Welcome to Creative Writing and Play! Would you like to create and write about your own superhero? Persuade the teacher to throw the class an ice-cream party? Or share a story about your worst accident? Children will use their imagination and prior experiences to develop paragraph writing including main idea, supporting details, concluding sentence, sentence structure, grammar and vocabulary. There will also be some time for outdoor play to get the children's brain juice flowing? Come share your love for writing, fun and imagination!

TH30505TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
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End: Aug 03 2018
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TH50505TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
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NATURE BASED LITERACY (GR 1-3)

Working with students to develop an ecological identity and a connection to place through sensory activities in nature, this course uses competencies from the language arts, social studies, and science curriculum to help students form a relationship with their natural world. Using the Get Outdoors resource from Metro Vancouver, students will participate in hands-on outdoor activities as well as classroom based writing exercises.

WY31205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
WY41205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
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WY51205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
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SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY / ENGINEERING / MATHEMATICS

WEIRD AND WACKY SCIENCE (GR 1-3)

A course exposing primary students to scientific concepts through fun experiments and STEM challenges. Students will enjoy working collaboratively with a variety of materials while learning the science behind why reactions occur.

KE31905KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
KE51705KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
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SCIENCE MAGIC (GR 1-3)

As budding scientists, children will take part in a number of hands-on activities and experiments that will encourage and challenge their natural curiosity. They will explore and discover the wonders of the world around them, being crazy chemists, and more!

WY30205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
WY40205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
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WY50205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
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SCIENCE DETECTIVES (GR 1-3)

Grab your magnifying glasses and come join the other detectives in this hands-on science class where we will uncover some of the mysteries of science that exist all around us everyday. We'll be asking questions, making hypotheses, and experimenting our way through the summer! Safe, fun and exciting for everyone!

TH31505TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
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ADVENTURES IN MATH (GR 1-3)

Have fun and make new friends while reviewing key concepts from the primary math curriculum. Students will learn through engaging activities such as games, hands-on activities, mini challenges, building structures, and art activities. If you like exploring, creating and having fun, then join us for Adventures in Math.

WY30005WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
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DISGUSTING SCIENCE (GR 1-3)

In this wild and wacky Science course, students will discover disgusting facts about the wonders of the world while developing skills in group work, research, and reporting. This hands-on course will be sure to interest even the most reluctant scientist!

NA30905NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
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PRIMARY SCIENCE (GR 1-3)

What makes plants grow? What is matter and how does it change state? What makes a mammal a mammal and a fish a fish? In this course students will carry out hands-on activities in partners and group work that will lend to the development of making proper observations and conclusions. Curiosity and critical thinking are encouraged as students question and explore the world around them.

MT30505MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
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VISUAL ARTS

VISUAL ARTS (GR 1-3)

Be free to express yourself through art. Explore different art techniques using a variety of mediums (pastels, chalk, paint and more). Learn fun crafts and create exciting art pieces. Bring a smile and your imagination!

TH31605TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
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ADVENTURES IN ARTS (GR 1-3)

Does your child love art? Come and join us on an amazing voyage of art exploration and creative summer fun. In this class, students will express themselves through drawing, cartooning, painting, collage and sculpting.

WY30605WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
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FAMOUS ARTISTS (GR 1-3)

Students will explore the works of famous artists and recreate their art using a variety of mediums - all for a final Art Gallery Day!

NA30405NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: Aug 03 2018
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"ART ATTACK" (GR 1-3)

This course is all about creativity! Students will use a variety of materials such as paints, pastels, plasticene and more as they explore famous artists and various techniques.

MT30205MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 09 2018
End: July 27 2018
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