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Skill Development: Grade 6

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DANCE / DRAMA

DRAMA & IMPROV (GR 3-7)

Children will explore the unique process of improvisation using the five pillarsas a foundation: Support, Trust, Risk-taking, Confidence and Fun. Each day, students dive into an exciting array of theatre games, improvisational exercises, ensemble-building activities and a final performance on the last day.

MT50805MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

FEE-PAYING

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

WY60205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$330.00

PROBLEM SOLVING THROUGH CODING (GR 3-7)

Coding is an exciting new skill that teaches you the 'languages of the web'. Whether it's your first time or you've tried coding before, come join the fun this summer! Participants will have the chance to learn Scratch, HTML, Javascript, Python and more. Students will develop websites, design games and explore technology!

MT60305MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
$330.00
Currently FULL
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End: July 28 2017
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
$330.00
Currently FULL

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 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
$330.00
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End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$330.00
Currently FULL

SUMMER GAMES 2017 (GR 4-7)

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 indoors and outdoors. Join us for some summer fun!

TH70205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
$330.00
TH80205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
$330.00

FRENCH IMMERSION

FRENCH WRITING EXPERTS (GR 4-7)

Students will experience the joy of writing through various cooperative writing projects. They will practice and develop many pre-writing strategies to help plan and organize their ideas into interesting texts. They will also participate in post-writing activities, sharing their writing in various ways, working with peers and learning from one another. This course will be taught in French and are intended for students in the French Immersion program or Francophone program or with French Immersion Experience.

SD30055SECORDMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee

FUN FRENCH COMMUNICATION (GR 4-7)

Students will practice their oral French skills by participating in debates, telling jokes, performing skits, magic tricks, and simple science experiments. The main focus will be on providing students opportunities to speak French while having fun! This course will be taught in French and are intended for students in the French Immersion program or Francophone program or with French Immersion Experience.

SD50055SECORDMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

HEALTHY COOKING AND HEALTHY LIVING! (GR 5-7)

This course is for students interested in learning about healthy food options, basic food preparation and tips for staying active and leading a healthy lifestyle. Students will have the chance to prepare small meals and stay fit through fitness challenges and skill development in a variety of sports. Each week will have a different food and fitness theme. Register for one, two or all three weeks! Week 1: Mmm...Healthy salads! Staying fit! Week 2: Small bites and cooperative games. Week 3: Sweet tooth and sports games. This course will be taught in French and are intended for students in the French Immersion program or Francophone program or with French Immersion Experience.

SD60105SECORDMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 14 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
$110.00
SD60115SECORDMon To FriStart: July 17 2017
End: July 21 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
$110.00
SD60215SECORDMon To FriStart: July 24 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
$110.00

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, script and 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 will be taught in French and are intended for students in the French Immersion program or Francophone program or with French Immersion Experience.

SD50005SECORDMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

HOME ARTS

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 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL

LANGUAGES

FRENCH, C'EST FACILE! (GR 4-7)

Experience communicating in French through fun activities, real life situations and learning words we need for everyday interactions. Learn basic structures that apply to all themes in a comfortable learning environment. Once you experience success in French you will want to keep learning more!

MT31005MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee

MUSIC

MUSIC EXPLORATION: UKULELE, GUITAR& VOICE (GR 3-7)

This course will provide students with the opportunity to learn the basic music skills in rhythm, music fundamentals and music history through music exploration and ensemble and solo playing. Students will be introduced to various instruments throughout each week from ukulele, guitar, recorder and voice. Hands on playingwill be taught and students will work towards a final performance on the last day.

MT30805MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL

PHYSICAL EDUCATON

VOLLEYBALL SKILLS & DEVELOPMENT (GR5-7)

It is recommended that students taking this course have the basic understanding of volleyball. This four week program is geared towards students going in to Grade 5, 6 and 7, learning the fundamentals of volleyball through instruction, drills and competition to develop and improve their individual and team skills. Sessions start with warm up, followed by drills and ending with game play. Players will improve and develop their serving, passing and hitting skills while learning defensive and offensive systems. By the end of the program, players will have a better understanding of their own skills and team play. This course is running in the gym at Gladstone Secondary School, 4105 Gladstone St.

GE30005GLADSTONEMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
09:00 AM to
11:00 AM
No Fee

READING / WRITING / INTEGRATED STUDIES

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 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
WY50905WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

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. This is a non-fiction based course.

WY30305WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
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WY40305WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee
WY50305WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 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.

KE30805KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL
KE51105KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
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EXPRESS YOURSELF! READ & WRITE (GR 4-6)

Express yourself through reading and writing this summer. Get ready to learn different strategies in becoming a better reader and writer through different literacy activities. We will read and write different genres and develop an appreciation for all of them.

KE30505KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL
KE50005KERRISDALEMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee
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WRITING THROUGH SCRAPBOOKING (GR 3-4)

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! This course is for grades 3-4.

WY31405WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

WRITING THROUGH SCRAPBOOKING (GR 4-6)

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! This course is for grades 4-6.

WY41405WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

NON-FICTION READING, WRITING AND RESEARCH (GR 4-6)

In this course, students will enhance their non-fiction reading and writing skills by learning how to interact with informational texts. A focus will be given to the power of reading and writing with the purpose of description, instruction, persuasion, and explanation. In addition, students will learn valuable research skills which will help them in all subject areas.

NA30105NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL
NA40105NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
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NA50105NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
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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 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
TH41005TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
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No Fee
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TH51005TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
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CREATING YOUR OWN COMIC (GR 4-6)

Students will engage in improving writing and grammar skills by creating their very own comic book. Students will be reading novels based on preteen children's hardship and perseverance from around the world, mainly during the Second World War. All written responses will eventually be published in a comic book format.

WY31205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
WY41205WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

SHARPEN YOUR WRITING SKILLS (GR 6-7)

Students will learn about the writing strengths they already possess and how they can further develop those skills to create effective stories, essays or posts. Students will develop writers' fluency through the use of daily creative writing warm-up and exposure to the relationship that exists between reading and writing.

TH40005TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

PUBLIC SPEAKING & DEBATE (GR 4-7)

The objective of this class is to provide students with portable communication skills that they can use in their everyday life. In this class students will develop effective public speaking skills, learn how to tactfully argue their point of view, using reasoning and evidence and learn the importance of word choice in strengthening their arguments. This course will be a fun and interactive learning experience.

MT31105MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee
Currently FULL

CREATIVE WRITING (GR 6-7)

This course provides the opportunity for upper intermediate students to work on a variety of genres of writing activities such as persuasive writing, poetry, and journal writing. There is also a short novel study that should make for an interesting and informative learning experience.

WY51305WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

READING COMPREHENSION, WRITING ANDSPEAKING (GR 4-7)

This course will focus on further developing reading comprehension, writing and speaking skills. Students will strengthen these skills through a variety of themes, such as animals, space and other interesting topics to make the course engaging and fun! We will learn from and create comic strips, narratives, non-fiction, fiction, reader's theatre and presentations

TH30105TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
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TH50105TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
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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 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
09:00 AM to
11:40 AM
No Fee

STORY TELLING THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY (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 using devices brought in by the student and backgrounds created in class.

TH30905TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY /ENGINEERING / MATHEMATICS

HANDS ON MATH AND SCIENCE 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 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
WY51005WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
13:20 PM to
15:20 PM
No Fee

HANDS ON MATH AND SCIENCE 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.

WY41005WAVERLEYMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
No Fee

SCIENCE MADE FUN (GR 4-7)

Have fun and make observations as a young scientist by completing hands-on science experiments daily! Curiosity for science will deepen as the student works independently and in groups!

NA31205NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
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NA51205NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
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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 new math, you will use math for practical purposes. From art and design, to science, technology, and geography, you'll beamazed at how useful math really is!

NA30505NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
No Fee
NA40505NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
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MATH WHIZZES (GR 4-7)

Learn problem-solving skills and learn concepts in math such as exponents, square roots, algebra and operations with fractions. In addition, meet Fred, aswe solve math problems that Fred encounters in the book: "Life of Fred Kidneys".

MT50705MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

MATH MASTERS (GR 4-7)

Math Masters! An intermediate math enrichments 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, division, fractions, math games and more! Become a Math Master!

TH30205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
08:30 AM to
10:30 AM
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TH40205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
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TH50205TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
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EARLY ENGINEERS (GR 4-7)

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 structurepossible 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 thinking outside the box with everyday materials to create extraordinary structures.

MT50405MOUNT PLEASANTMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
12:20 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

VISUAL ARTS

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 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
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ART-RAGEOUS KIDS! (GR 4-7)

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

NA30705NOOTKAMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
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10:30 AM
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End: Aug 04 2017
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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.

TH40905TECUMSEHMon To FriStart: July 10 2017
End: Aug 04 2017
10:50 AM to
12:50 PM
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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 10 2017
End: July 28 2017
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