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ART

ART-RAGEOUS KIDS! (GR 4-7)

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

WY40805WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:50 AM to
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End: Aug 03 2016
13:20 PM to
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ART-RAGEOUS KIDS! (GR 4-7)

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

NA30705NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
No Fee
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End: Aug 03 2016
11:05 AM to
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ART STARS (GR 4-7)

Does your child love art? Come join us on an amazing voyage of art exploration and creative summer fun. In this class, students will learn techniques to express themselves using various media, including painting and sculpture.

TH30805TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
No Fee

READY, SET, ART (GR 4-7)

Students will unleash their creativity by working on various art projects and crafts using different types of mediums such as oil and chalk pastels, paint, clay and many more. Come with a smile and be ready to create!

KE30605KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL
KE50305KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
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HOME ARTS

COOKING IN THE CLASS (GR 4-7)

Students will learn about healthy food as related to Canada's Food Guide, and the skills to prepare food in a safe way. After they've created their meals, they will enjoy them together in a social setting. Bon Appetite!

NA60205NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
$330.00
NA70205NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
11:05 AM to
13:05 PM
$330.00

CREATIN' IN THE KITCHEN (GR 4-7)

Things will be heating up this summer in the kitchen! Beginning with kitchen basics, students learn safety procedures, how to set the table, table manners and nutrition. With that mastered, students will collaboratively practice stovetop cooking and oven baking by creating meals and snacks. Muffins, grilled sandwiches, stir fry and more delicious treats!

MT30405MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee

LANGUAGES

FUN WITH FRENCH! (GR 4-7)

This course focuses on building oral and written communication skills in French through music, games, creative writing, conversation, and more. Students will also have the opportunity to practice presenting in front of the class, and to practice their oral skills and vocabulary in a variety of contexts.

WY30605WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

CAFE DES ARTISTES (GR 4-7)

Using the works of Renoir, Van Gogh, Monet, and others, as well as the natural surroundings of Laura Secord School, students will create and critique their own tableaux. They will use a variety of media and strengthen their French language skills examining and writing about the works explored. This course is designed for both Early and Late Immersion students interested in exploring their creativity. THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT IN FRENCH AND IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS IN THE FRENCH IMMERSION OR FRANCOPHONE PROGRAM OR WITH FRENCH IMMERSION EXPERIENCE.

SD30015SECORDMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee

FRANCAIS TECHNO (GR 5-7)

With the support of iPads, students will create various projects and learn how to present in interesting and engaging ways. They will brainstorm, plan, scriptand record their own original productions. This course will strengthen both their technical abilities as well as their French language skills. Students will learn about various educational apps and tools as well as receive tips on how to improve their presentations skills. Français techno is designed for both Early and Late Immersion students. THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT IN FRENCH AND IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS IN THE FRENCH IMMERSION PROGRAM OR FRANCOPHONE PROGRAM OR WITH FRENCH IMMERSION EXPERIENCE.

SD50005SECORDMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

MATHEMATICS

MATH WITH A PURPOSE (GR 5-7)

If you think that math is all about tests and letter grades, you couldn't be more wrong. As well as learning math, you will use math for practical reasons. From art and design, to science, technology and geography, you'll be amazed at how useful math really is.

NA30505NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
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End: Aug 03 2016
11:05 AM to
13:05 PM
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ENRICHED MATH & ENRICHED LANGUAGE ARTS (GR 4-6)

In math, this course will focus on enhancing multiplication and division skills. Students will also learn about ratio, fractions, and percent, and apply this math knowledge to construct a model home to a scale of 24:1. In Language Arts, students will learn and applying reading and writing strategies to promote writing fluency by creating personal comic books with a selection of novels based on the hardships and perseverance of preteen children.

WY30105WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
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End: Aug 03 2016
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12:50 PM
No Fee
WY50105WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
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MATH WHIZZES (GR 3-7)

In this course your child will learn challenging math concepts such as exponents, square roots, algebra, solving equations, area & volume of geometric solids, percentage and fractions.

MT50705MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

MATH AND WRITING THROUGH SPORTS (GR 4-7)

Math and Writing through Sports is a course designed to allow students to develop their academic skills while participating in a variety of popular sports. Students will have the opportunity to collect and review data from games and use their math skills through applied practice. Students will be given the opportunity to discuss, read, and write about various topics in the world of sports. Students will also develop writing and research skills by learning about various athletes and sports.

TH31005TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
No Fee
TH41005TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
11:05 AM to
13:05 PM
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MATH MASTERS (GR 4-7)

Math Masters! An intermediate math enrichment course designed to make math meaningful, relevant, and fun while helping students to master concepts and increase speed and accuracy of basic math facts. Topics will include problem solving, geometry, graphing, multiplication and division, fractions, math games and more! Become a Math Master!

TH30205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
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TH50205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:35 PM to
15:35 PM
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PHYSICAL EDUCATION

SUMMER OLYMPICS 2016 (GR 4-7)

Come join us for a taste of the Summer Olympic Games this summer! Embody the true spirit of sport through teamwork, sportsmanship and cooperation. All while improving your fitness and P.E. skills by participating in a variety of sports, including track and field, hockey, soccer and much more!

TH70205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
11:05 AM to
13:05 PM
$330.00
TH80205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:35 PM to
15:35 PM
$330.00

SUMMER ATHLETICS 2016 (GR 4-7)

This course will teach students to become well-rounded athletes! Improve on cardiovascular endurance, strength, and nutritional knowledge. All while improving sportsmanship skills by participating in a variety of sports, including football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, basketball and much more!

NA80105NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:35 PM to
15:35 PM
$330.00

READING / WRITING

AWESOME AUTHOR (GR 4-7)

A fun-filled writing and publishing experience! In this course, students will act as author, illustrator, editor and publisher, as they develop their writing skills and the ability to express themselves through words. Students will be creating various 3D hand made books. Enthusiasm will soar as kids make accordion, lotus flower, and pop-up books.

NA31605NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
No Fee

READ, WRITE, & TALK (GR 4-6)

Become more effective readers and writers! In this course students will learn strategies to enhance their ability to understand what is read, discuss their thoughts and ideas, and communicate clearly through writing. Book Clubs and other interactive activities will provide the context for classes with a focus on group discussions, strengthening comprehension skills, and responding to a variety of literature in powerful and creative ways.

WY40905WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

READING COMPREHENSION, WRITING ANDSPEAKING (GR 4-7)

Each week we will work on a new theme, such as interesting animals, design of robots, space exploration, etc., through reading, writing, and speaking skills. We will learn from and create: narratives, comic strips, non-fiction, posters, digital literacy, reader's theatre, and presentations.

TH30105TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
No Fee
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End: Aug 03 2016
11:05 AM to
13:05 PM
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TH50105TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:35 PM to
15:35 PM
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RESEARCH, WRITE, PRESENT! (GR 4-7)

Enhance your non-fiction reading comprehension and essay writing skills. Learn study techniques and valuable research skills that will help you in all subjects! Students will learn strategies for choosing sources, gathering information, note-taking, and organizing ideas. Using the process, students will create a variety of language arts projects including written reports, oral presentations and multimedia projects.

WY30305WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
WY40305WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

READING, MATH, AND SPORTS (GR 4-7)

Exercise your mind this summer! Students will gain and develop various sport skills as well as academic skills. By participating in team sports and working on reading and math skills, students will build confidence and strengthen their abilities.

KE51105KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

HOOKED ON READING AND WRITING (GR 4-7)

Have fun learning strategies to enhance your reading and writing skills! A variety of interactive methods will be used including group discussions and guided reading. In addition, your writing will be enriched as you further develop your talents in descriptive and creative writing, and poetry.

NA30105NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
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End: Aug 03 2016
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NA50105NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
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WRITING THROUGH SCRAPBOOKING (GR 3-6)

Improve your writing as you develop your artistic style. Students will receive writing instruction in a fun and creative environment as we combine the science of good writing with the art of scrapbooking. Each lesson will include the fundamentals of writing such as grammar and punctuation as well as learning how to write to capture the interest of the reader. Photographs, drawings, clip art, and scrapbooking materials will help embellish student work by adding visual interest. At the end of the course, students will take home their own personalized scrapbook complete with many examples of their own outstanding writing!

WY31405WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
WY41405WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

FUN FICTION (GR 5-7)

Students will be using the 6+1 traits of writing to develop fun, well written stories. Students will work on sentence fluency, organization, and concept. We will read engaging stories to help find inspiration. Students will have the opportunity to workshop their writing with other students and will publish their favourite piece from the course.

KE30805KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL

ART OF DEBATE (GR 3-7)

Students will improve public speaking skills while learning the principles of debate. They will develop their researching, planning and critical thinking skills while exploring interesting debate topics.

MT50605MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

THE WONDERS OF WRITING (GR 4-7)

This course is designed for intermediate students who want to improve their writing skills. Together, we will explore how personal writing, informative pieces, and literary prose can all be used together to enhance a child's confidence in their writing abilities. This program will provide students with the necessary language art skills needed for their next grade level.

NA30305NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
No Fee

STORYTELLING THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY &ANIMATION (GR 4-7)

This is a two-part course. In the first two weeks we will learn basic photography techniques such as lighting choices, composition, portraiture and thematic choices - bring a camera! Weeks three and four we will dedicate to creating and editing a story, through stop-action animation film using devices brought in by the students and backgrounds created in class.

TH31105TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
No Fee
TH51105TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:35 PM to
15:35 PM
No Fee

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

HANDS ON SCIENCE AND MATH EXPLORATION (GR 4-7)

Celebrate science and mathematics by engaging in hands-on activities which include: problem solving, research, puzzles and creative thinking. Students will be taught processing skills and how to conduct an experiment. By using an inquiry based approach, emphasis will be on learning to think and present as a scientist and mathematician.

WY31005WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
WY41005WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

CITIZEN SCIENTISTS (GR 4-5)

Ever wonder about nocturnal city animals like your neighbourhood raccoon? Are you curious about flying squirrels? In this hands-on, discovery oriented course, our team will collect and submit data to authentic Citizen Science projects. You will practice curriculum-based science skills by classifying and representing what you find in data. You will gain fascinating field experience observing everything from lady beetles to pond mini-beasts!

KE60505KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
$330.00

LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGY (Gr 3-7)

Students wishing to attend a full day of summer school can register for a ministry funded course in the morning and register in this fee paying course for the afternoon. Technology is the way of the future! In this course students will learn how to use technology to further help them in their career as a student. Participantswill try their hand at coding, learn to effectively use programs like Word and Powerpoint and try their hand at presentation software like Prezi and Adobe Voice. Useful databases will be introduced and learning how to cross reference researched information will be taught. This course will also offer a component on how students can keep themselves safe while on-line.

MT80005MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
$330.00

WHEN SCIENCE AND ART COLLIDE (GR 3-6)

There is art in nature all around you from the shape of a raindrop to the pattern of a butterfly's wing. In this course, you will create an anthology of art inspired by and created by natural mediums. You will experiment with soil pigment painting, solar printing, spore printing, and preserving. We will study and experiment with some amazing plants that predate dinosaurs and even some carnivorous plants!

KE80505KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
$330.00

EARLY ENGINEERS (GR 3-7)

This course is for kids who love science and love to build! Want to re-create the Golden Gate Bridge using linguine? How about creating the tallest structure possible using only toothpicks and marshmallows? Ever heard of the 'egg drop'? What about aluminum foil boats that can hold up to fifty pennies? In this course students will develop their engineering skills and think outside the box with everyday materials to create extraordinary structures.

MT50405MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

SCIENCE MADE FUN (GR 4-7)

This course will be a hands-on experience for students to learn fun science experiments. Intermediate students can finally make science more practical as they take a variety of scientific concepts and apply them to fun, hands on experiments.

NA31205NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:45 AM to
10:45 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL
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CREATIVE WRITING WITH TECHNOLOGY (GR 4-7)

This course will provide your child with the opportunity to write outlines to generate a variety of sentences and to utilize vivid words, using a variety of publishing software such as Storybird and Bookmaker Pro. The projects will include: picture books, poetry, comic book writing and creative writing stories.

MT30705MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL

YOUNG INNOVATORS (GR 5-7)

Understanding the best and most efficient ways to use digital resources allows students to thrive in today's world. This course will boost your child's confidence in using technology as they investigate a variety of ways to use the computer and iPads for educational benefits. Students will learn the skills necessary to design, create and animate several projects of their own. Through demonstrations and hands-on exercises, students will use a variety of media to create their own blogs, iMovies, animations, plays, comic strips and presentations. Bring your imagination, as the sky is the limit.

KE60905KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
$330.00

JUNIOR DETECTIVES (GR 4-7)

You've seen your favourite detectives do it on TV: dust for prints, follow the evidence, crack the case, and throw the perp in jail-now it's your turn! Students will have the opportunity to develop and explore forensic techniques and scientific methods, they will learn how to solve the mysteries behind crime scenes, as well as learn to read critically for evidence and write like an investigative journalist.

NA41005NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
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SPECIAL COURSES

SELF-REGULATION & SOCIAL SKILLS (GR 4-7)

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 plays, in addition to having chances to build positive relationships with their peers.

WY60205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$330.00
Currently FULL

ST. JOHN'S AMBULANCE: MOI, J'AIDE!(GR 4-5)

This course is for students interested in safety, first aid, healthy living, and good citizenship. It builds confidence and encourages life-long learning, with a hands on approach that offers opportunities to expand students' French vocabulary in different situations. Students will learn how to help people in need, and develop basic First Aid skills and leadership skills. Students will be presented with a St. John's Ambulance certificate of completion at the end of the course.

SD80105SECORDMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 26 2016
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
$330.00
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