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Gardner Edgerton Summer Programming Guide


Gardner Edgerton Summer Programming Guide

Table of Contents 2019 USD 231 Summer Programming – Registration Information ............................................................ 2 2019 USD 231 Summer Programming - General Information ................................................................... 3 2019 Athletic Camps for Students in Grades K-12 .................................................................................... 4 Enrichment Programming ........................................................................................................................ 9 Youth Theater Camp and Performance .................................................................................................. 22 Kids Boot Camp ..................................................................................................................................... 23 Agility & Speed Academy ....................................................................................................................... 23 Young Rembrandts Drawing Workshops ................................................................................................ 24 Bricks 4 Kidz Classes .............................................................................................................................. 25 USD 231 Director of Nutrition Services Presents: Kids Cooking Camps ................................................... 26 Building with the Barefoot Builder ......................................................................................................... 27 Advanced Technical Center Adult Programming .................................................................................... 28 2019 USD 231 Summer Programming - Frequently Asked Questions ..................................................... 30

2019 USD 231 Summer Programming – Registration Information Registration should be completed online through www.usd231.com Each camp or course in the guidebook will take you directly to the online enrollment How to register:  Look through the catalog and find the classes you would like to enroll in.  “Click to Register” will take you to the online enrollment for that course.  Set up an account with TeamSideline (Username and Password). Make sure to add your child to your account by clicking “Add Enrollee”.  Enroll your child into courses.  You can pay with credit card, check, or cash. If paying by credit card, there is a convenience fee. You can drop off or mail your payment to USD 231 Board of Education Offices, Attention: GEYCP. 231 E. Madison Street. Gardner, Kansas. 66030.  For registration questions, contact Gardner Edgerton Youth & Community Programs at (913) 856-2009

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2019 USD 231 Summer Programming - General Information Program Goal The Gardner Edgerton USD 231 Summer Programming is designed to support student learning with engaging, high interest activities that promote student creativity, problem-solving and reinforcement of core learning skills. Location Summer Programming will be held at the following locations: Enrichment for Youth (June 3-6 / June 10-13 / June 17-20 / June 24-27): Wheatridge Middle School and Gardner Edgerton High School. Address: WMS: 318 E. Washington Street. Gardner, Kansas. 66030 Address: GEHS: 425 N. Waverly Road. Gardner, Kansas. 66030 Phone: (913) 856-2009. This number should be utilized through June 2, 2019 Phone: (913) 856-2958. This number should be utilized June 3, 2019 – June 27, 2019 **Transportation will not be provided for classes at different locations Advanced Technical Center Programs (Dates Vary) Gardner Edgerton High School. Address: 425 N. Waverly Road. Gardner, Kansas. 66030 Phone: (913) 856-2727 Gardner Edgerton Youth & Community Programs (Dates Vary) Session dates, locations are listed in the course catalog. Phone: (913) 856-2009 Dates/Times All session dates and times are listed in the course catalog. Transportation Transportation will not be provided for USD 231 Summer Programming Registration Information Registration for Enrichment for Youth programs begins on March 20, 2019. Registration for Enrichment for Youth programing ends: Session 1: May 24, 2019 Session 2: May 31, 2019 Session 3: June 7, 2018 Session 4: June 14, 2018 **Registrations for Advanced Technical Center, GEYCP, and Summer Athletic Camps will vary. Deadlines are on the online registrations

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2019 Athletic Camps for Students in Grades K-12 **Camps in order from youngest to oldest GEHS Boys and Girls Youth Soccer Camp Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Derek Wilson

Grades K-6 June 10-13 – GEHS Soccer Field 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm $25 Questions: wilsond@usd231.com

GEHS Youth Wrestling Camp Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Tyler Cordts and Special Guests

Grades K-6 July 9-11 – GEHS Wrestling Room 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm $40 Questions: cordtst@usd231.com

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GEHS Youth Volleyball Camp

GEHS Boys and Girls Youth Basketball Camp

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Alex Fitzmorris-Sorn

Instructed by: GEHS Boys Head Coach Steve Wallace GEHS Girls Head Coach Joe Leiker

Grades K-5 June 10-13 – GEHS Gym 10:00 am – 11:30 am $50 Questions: fitzmorrisa@usd231.com

Grades 1-5 June 3-6 – GEHS Gym 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm $50 Questions: wallacers@usd231.com leikerj@usd231.com

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER CLICK HERE TO REGISTER GEHS Youth Football Camp

GEHS Baseball Camp

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Ryan Cornelson

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Corey Schrack

Grades 1-6 May 28-31 – GEHS Football Field 11:00 am – 12:30 pm $40

Grades 2-4 June 3-5 – GEHS Baseball Field 11:00 am – 1:00 pm $50

Questions: cornelsonr@usd231.com

Questions: schrackc@usd231.com

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GEHS Softball Camp Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Joanne Calvin and Blazer Softball Team

GEHS Boys and Girls Tennis Camp Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Ryan Dieckgrafe

Grades 3-6 June 17-19 – GEHS Softball Field 9:00 am – 11:00 am $75

Grades 5-8 June 17-20 – GEHS Tennis Court 10:00 am – 11:00 am $25

Questions: calvinj@usd231.com

Questions: dieckgrafer@usd231.com

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GEHS Baseball Camp

Middle School Girls Basketball Camp

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Corey Schrack

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Joe Leiker & PRMS/TRMS/WMS Coaching Staff

Grades 5-8 June 3-5 – GEHS Baseball Field 8:15 am – 10:45 am $50 Questions: schrackc@usd231.com

Grades 6-8 May 28-31 – GEHS Gym 11:00 am – 1:00 pm $50 Questions: leikerj@usd231.com

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Middle School Boys Basketball Camp

GEHS Middle School Volleyball Camp

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Steve Wallace & PRMS/TRMS/WMS Coaching Staff

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Alex Fitzmorris-Sorn

Grades 6-8 June 3-6 – GEHS Gym 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm $50 Questions: wallacers@usd231.com CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Grades 6-8 June 10-13 – GEHS Gym 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm $50 Questions: fitzmorrisa@usd231.com CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Pioneer Ridge Volleyball Camp Instructed by: PRMS Head Coach Olivia Roudebush and Staff

Trail Ridge Volleyball Camp Instructed by: TRMS Head Coach Buffy Hilton and Staff

Grades 6-8 June 3-6 – PRMS Gym 9:00 am – 11:30 am $50

Grades 6-8 June 3-6 – TRMS Gym 9:00 am – 11:00 am $35

Questions: roudebusho@usd231.com

Questions: hiltonb@usd231.com

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Wheatridge Volleyball Camp

Wheatridge Cross Country Camp

Instructed by: WMS Head Coach Samantha Stratton and Staff

Instructed by: WMS Head Coach Michelle Gailliez

Grades 6-8 June 17-20 – WMS Gym 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm $35

Grades 6-8 July 29 – August 1 – WMS Gym 8:00 am – 9:30 am $20

Questions: strattons@usd231.com

Questions: gailliezm@usd231.com

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Middle School Football Camp

GEHS Softball Camp

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Ryan Cornelson & PRMS/TRMS/WMS Coaching Staff

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Joanne Calvin and Blazer Softball Team

Grades 7-8 May 28-31 – GEHS Football Field 9:30 am – 11:45 am $50 Questions: cornelsonr@usd231.com CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Grades 7-9 June 17-19 – GEHS Softball Field 11:30 am – 1:30 pm $75 Questions: calvinj@usd231.com CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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GEHS Boys Soccer Camp Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Derek Wilson

GEHS Girls Soccer Camp Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Derek Wilson

Grades 7-12 June 10-13 – GEHS Soccer Field 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm $50

Grades 7-12 June 10-13 – GEHS Soccer Field 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm $40

Questions: wilsond@usd231.com

Questions: wilsond@usd231.com

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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GEHS High School Girls Basketball Camp

GEHS Freshman Baseball Camp

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Joe Leiker

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Corey Schrack

Grades 9-12 May 28-31 – GEHS Gym 8:00 am – 10:00 am $50

Grade 9 May 28-30 – GEHS Baseball Field 9:45 am – 12:00 pm $50

Questions: leikerj@usd231.com

Questions: schrackc@usd231.com

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GEHS Freshman Football

GE Middle School/High School Wrestling Camp

GEHS Head Coach Ryan Cornelson

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Tyler Cordts and Special Guests

Grades 9 May 28-31 – Blazer Install Week 8:30 am – 9:45 am **Non baseball camp participants will attend Athletic Development until 10:45 am**

July 15-19 – Blazer Team Week Summer Team Gear $75 Questions: cornelsonr@usd231.com

Grades 7-12 July 9-11 – GEHS Wrestling Room 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm $40 Questions: cordtst@usd231.com

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GEHS High School Wrestling Camp/Iron Elite KS Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Tyler Cordts and Special Guests

GEHS Volleyball Camp Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Alex Fitzmorris-Sorn

$100

Grades 9-12 June 3-6 – GEHS Gym 8:00 am – 10:00 am $50

Questions: cordtst@usd231.com

Questions: fitzmorrisa@usd231.com

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

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GEHS High School Tennis Camp

GEHS Boys Basketball Camp

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Ryan Dieckgrafe

Instructed by: GEHS Head Coach Steve Wallace

Grades 9-12 June 17-20 – GEHS Tennis Court 9:00 am – 11:00 am $50

Grades 9-12 June 2-5 – GEHS Gym 10:00 am – 12:30 pm $50

Questions: dieckgrafer@usd231.com

Questions: wallacers@usd231.com

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Grades 9-12 July 6-7 – GEHS Gym

GEHS Summer Football GEHS Head Coach Ryan Cornelson

Grades 10-12 May 28-31 – Blazer Install Week 7:00 am – 8:45 am June 6 – GEYCP Team Camp July 15-19 – Blazer Team Week Summer Team Gear $75 Questions: cornelsonr@usd231.com CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Enrichment Programming Lego Club

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This club will be a great way to give your Lego lover a fun place to explore their imagination and meet fellow Lego engineers. Kids are invited to bring their own Legos or create from our own basic Lego sets. We will have minidesign challenges and free build time every day. Our masterpieces will be displayed for others to enjoy.

Fitness Camp Let's get moving with fun, fitness based games and activities! Come join us for Fitness Camp

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13 June 17-20

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

1st – 5th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13

Time 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

1st – 4th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00 am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

1st – 5th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 10-13

Time 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

1st – 2nd grade

Cost

$50

CLICK TO REGISTER Summer Slime

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Kids will work together to create their own batch of slime every day. We will work through the math of multiplying a recipe and converting the units for our big batch. Then students will measure and mix. Every day we will work with a different recipe and different amounts. After all of our hard work, every kid will bring home their own portion of the slime each day!

Bits and Bytes: Coding with Dash the Robot Students will explore robots, engineering, and basic coding through Dash the Robot. Students will learn how to make Dash move, follow a predetermined path, play a song, and dance. We will use the Wonder Workshop Apps for Dash the Robot.

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Introduction to American Sign Language 1

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In this class we will learn 150 of the most commonly used signs. They are broken into many different catagories. We will learn one category at a time and at the end of the course all words can be used together to form full sentences. We will do group activities and games to help retain the signs for each word.

Kitchen Science Not all science experiments require expensive or hard to find chemicals. We will be taking everyday ingredients and turning them into fun science experiments. Each day will have a different focus using basic ingredients and how they interact with each other.

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00 am-10:00am

Grade Range

1st – 4th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13 June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

1st – 4th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13 June 24-27

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

1st – 4th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 17-20

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

2nd – 3rd grade

Cost

$50

CLICK TO REGISTER Creation Station 1

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Students will have the opportunity to create, engineer, and design toys from both the past and the present. Each day will include a variety of hand-ons activities that students will construct and take home. We will be making Kalidescopes, Spin-finite Tops, FlexiCubes, and many more.

Building Champions -Boys (2nd – 3rd Grade)

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The summer enrichment course Building Champions is a boys only class focusing on specific skills to increase their confidence and relationships with their peers. This course will include a wide variety of activities consisting of games, mindfulness, and conflict resolution strategies. Through these projects and activities, the boys will learn how to show good sportsmanship and encourage others by learning strong leadership skills.

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Gardner Edgerton Summer Programming Guide Building Leaders and Friendships – Girls (2nd – 3rd Grade)

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The summer enrichment course Building Leaders and Friendships is a girls only class focusing on specific skills to increase their confidence and relationships with their peers. This course will include a wide range of activities consisting of games, mindfulness, and conflict resolution strategies. Through these projects and activities, the girls will learn to love themselves and learn how to promote successful friendships using leadership qualities.

Dates June 3-6 June 17-20

Time 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

2nd – 3rd grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

2nd – 5th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

3rd – 5th grade

Cost

$50

Intro to Coding

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This coding class is an introduction to the idea of computer programming; we can tell the computer what to do! We will need all of our problem solving skills to make our way through a class on code.org. Students will be encouraged to work together as problem solvers. We will also take a look at different problem solving strategies for when we get stuck. Maybe listening to music helps clear your mind. When kids leave this class, they will know more about computer programing and more about how to hit their own reset button.

STEM Camp Have fun exploring circuits and other hands on STEM activities! Students will rotate through different activitivies and explore basic science concepts.

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Bits and Bytes: Coding with Dash the Robot

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Students will explore robots, engineering, and basic coding through Dash the Robot. Students will learn how to make Dash move, follow a predetermined path, respond to events and compete in games. We will use the Wonder Workshop Apps for Dash the Robot.

Crime Scene Investigation – Grades 3-4

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Students will explore the physical forensics of a crime scene. Students will engage in hands-on instruction and will participate in experiential learning such as fingerprint identification and classification, fabric and shoe print pattern comparisons, blood splatter analysis, and more!

Prints! Prints! Prints! @GEHS

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Students of all levels will be learning 4 types of printmaking techniques including: silk screen, etching, block printing and mono-type techniques. Class instruction will include producing the plate or matrix, printing, and creating editions. Come explore this fun, hands-on medium! *Note: This course will be held at Gardner Edgerton High School.

Sphero Heroes: Code is How We Roll!

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Calling all fans of BB-8! Rolling robots are super cool and also educational. Ours are called Spheros and they can be programmed to roll, hop, light up and more! Come learn STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) concepts as we gain skills to control Sphero. Once we understand the basics, get ready to race, build obstacle courses, explore art and more!! Spheros. That’s how we roll.

Dates June 10-13

Time 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

3rd – 4th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

3rd – 4th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27

Grade Range

4th – 12th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6

Time 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

4th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

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Inventor’s Studio: Ready, Set, BUILD!

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Join our class to invent using common materials, then use science and technology to make them interactive! Our class of young makers are invited to use their imaginations to explore, create, and share fun gizmos and gadgets. From handheld devices to room-sized inventions, our big ideas will surely come in many shapes and sizes. Come tinker with us!

Playing with Code

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Could you imagine what it would be like to create an app of your own? If you’re a creative thinker who loves technology, come join us for a week of fun! In this class, fourth through eighth grade students will learn the basics of visual programming. Using these skills and a lot of imagination, our class will create a webpage, PC games, and mobile apps that are as unique as we are!

Inventor’s Studio: Ready, Set, MAKE(y)!

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Join us on a discovery of making. Use and create interesting ways to control online programs using the Makey Makey kit. Makey Makey is an electronic invention kit for all ages! The Makey Makey allows you to take everyday objects to control online games and programs. Use a banana to play the piano. Use playdough to make your character run. Invent a creative way to rule the internet.

STOP!! MOTION TIME

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Did you know that the LEGO Movie was filmed entirely using stop-motion (and Gumby as well - if you have the life experience of the instructor)? Stop-motion can create awesome special effects and fantastic adventures. Bring your imagination and come create with us! In this summer class, you’ll get to create stopmotion animations and videos using a variety of technology and methods. Customize your stop-motion with sound and effects to make a memorable video that will impress your friends and shame your enemies! Aspiring animators, sign up for this awesome class...all the other classes CAN’T TOUCH THIS.

Dates June 10-13

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

4th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6

Time 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

4th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 10-13

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

4th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 17-20 *This is a four-hour course

Time 8:00am-12:15pm

4th – 9th grade Grade Range $100 Cost

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Digital Editing Warehouse (D.E.W.)

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Potential employees of DEW (a fresh new company that creates custom media for this fast and ever-moving social world) will all go through the summer DROP (Developing Real Onethe-job Potential) program. This program provides a basic training for the art of digital media (music, movies, photos) editing in the fast paced job environment. Trainees will use their growing editing knowledge to meet the deadlines and demands of our customers. Let the DEW dream - Be YOUR new team!

Phun with Photos 1

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Life captured through the lens of the camera, seals your memories forever. This summer class will introduce you to the basics of photography. Angles, lighting, timing, storage and organization all play in capturing the moment. Join me this summer as we start on the journey of 1000 shutters. Impress your friends. Up your selfie game. Make photography phun!

Phun with Photos 2

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Have you ever wondered how professional photographers achieve that perfectly blurred background or that crisp, clear image of a bird in flight? Join this class to take your photography skills to the next level by adjusting the manual settings on a digital camera! Adventures await as we explore nature through the lens and capture personalities in portraits. Impress your friends. Up your selfie game. Make photography phun!

Dates June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

4th – 9th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 24-27

Time 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

4th – 9th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 24-27

Time 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

6th – 9th grade

Cost

$50

*Students may bring their own DSLR cameras (must have a removable lens) or use school equipment, please specify upon registration.

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Building Champions – Boys (4th – 6th Grade)

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The summer enrichment course Building Champions is a boys only class focusing on specific skills to increase their confidence and relationships with their peers. This course will include a wide variety of activities consisting of games, mindfulness, and conflict resolution strategies. Through these projects and activities, the boys will learn how to show good sportsmanship and encourage others by learning strong leadership skills.

Building Leaders and Friendships – Girls (4th – 6th Grade)

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The summer enrichment course Building Leaders and Friendships is a girls only class focusing on specific skills to increase their confidence and relationships with their peers. This course will include a wide range of activities consisting of games, mindfulness, and conflict resolution strategies. Through these projects and activities, the girls will learn to love themselves and learn how to promote successful friendships using leadership qualities.

The Art of Bullet Journaling for Beginners

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Have you heard of bullet journaling? It's a creative and satisfying way to not only organize your time but also to express yourself! The journal you create from scratch is both a planner and a way to record your memories, goals, and dreams. Many layouts, tracking pages, and simple art ideas will be included in this course...and much more! Join this class and see how bullet journaling can help you be the best version of you! Class includes your own Bullet Journal!

Dates June 10-13 June 24-27

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

4th – 6th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 10-13 June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

4th – 6th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27

Grade Range

4th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

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Drawing and Painting Landscapes @GEHS

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Join Mrs. McCormick in the GEHS Art Room to learn how to create beautiful landscapes and skyscapes. We will be looking at the amazing Kansas sky, local flowers, and trees. We will work with a variety of techniques and art materials including watercolors, pencil, colored pencil, and oil pastels. All supplies will be here for you...and you can take some home at end of the class! If you took this course last year...feel free to take it again and work on your technique and style! Projects will be based on materials....and then tailored to students skill and interest. *Note: This course will be held at Gardner Edgerton High School.

Drawing and Painting Animals @ GEHS

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Join Mrs. McCormick in the GEHS Art Room to learn how to draw and paint your favorite animals. We will be looking at the characteristics that make animals unique...practice sketching them in action, details, and creating texture. We will work with a variety of techniques and art materials including watercolors, pencil, colored pencil, and oil pastels. All supplies will be here for you...and you can take some home at end of the class! Projects will be based on materials, teaching techniques for realism, a variety of animals....and then tailored to students skill and interest. First drawings will be from photos...but may have some guest animals the last day. *Note: This course will be held at Gardner Edgerton High School.

American Sign Language 2

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In this class we will learn 150 of the most commonly used signs. They are broken into many different catagories. We will learn one category at a time and at the end of the course all words can be used together to form full sentences. We will do group activities and games to help retain the signs for each word.

Dates June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

4th – 12th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

4th – 12th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

5th – 9th grade

Cost

$50

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Crime Scene Solvers Grades 5-8

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Did you ever wonder about all those crime solving techniques that TV shows use? How do we match fingerprints and DNA? How long has a body been dead? Learn these techniques and much more in this laboratory based camp. Explore fingerprint matching, ink analysis, how fly larvae can tell us about a corpse, how DNA analysis works, and much more. At the end, students will analyze a crime scene, collect evidence, analyze it, and determine who committed the murder! Lots of chemistry, biology, and “figuring it out” in this fast paced STEM course.

Summer Break Breakouts

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Hello there, detectives. Be sure to bring your quick wits and eagle eyes to this Escape Room themed summer enrichment class. Follow the clues, solve the mysteries, and save the world, all before lunch! In this course, we’ll experience breakout (a.k.a. escape) rooms, learn how they’re made, and create our own custom breakout games. Break out of summer boredom and flex your brain with our dynamite detectives in Summer Break Breakouts!

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

5th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 17-20

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

5th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 24-27

Time 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

5th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

*Note: if you took this course last year, please sign up for Digital Breakouts to build on your current skills!

Summer Break Breakouts – Digital Edition

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Hello there, detectives. To keep up with sneaky spies, we’ll need gadgets of our own! Get your code breaking caps on for a week of virtual Escape Rooms and the tech smarts to solve ‘em all. In this course, we’ll experience virtual breakout (a.k.a. escape) rooms, learn how they’re made, and create our own custom digital breakout games. Break out of summer boredom and flex your brain with our dynamite detectives in Summer Break Breakouts - Digital Edition!

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Kitchen Science 2

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Not all science experiments requires expensive or hard to find chemicals. We will be taking everyday ingredients and turning them into fun Science Experiments. Each day will have a different focus using basic ingredients and how they interact with each other. This will add a little learning and a lot of fun to your summer.

Creation Station 2

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Students will have the opportunity to create, engineer, and design toys from both the past and the present. Each day will include a variety of hand-ons activities that students will construct and take home. We will be making Kalidescopes, Spin-finite Tops, FlexiCubes, and many more.

Coding with Scratch: Game On!

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Do you get tired of playing the same old computer games all summer long? Let’s face it, cookie clicker and slither.io are so last year. Why not remix and code your own games? Customize characters, levels, and game-winning strategy to create epic amounts of fun! Using visual programming, fifth through eighth grade students will use MIT Scratch to create customized games such as mazes, platform jumping, and quest games. Build a portfolio of games created by YOU! Join us to take your coding skills to the next level!

Coding with Scratch: Storytelling

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Do you have a story building within you? Use the visual programming power of MIT Scratch to unleash your hidden author. Remix and code your own animated story. Customize characters, develop dialogue, and make the digital world move. In this class, fifth through eighth grade students will learn the basics of computer programming. Using these skills and a lot of imagination, our class will create personalized stories and animated movies.

Dates June 17-20

Time 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

5th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 17-20

Time 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

5th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6

Time 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

5th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6

Time 8:00am-10:00am

Grade Range

5th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

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Effective Communication Skills: Enhancing Non-Verbal and Verbal Skills

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Effective communication skills are vital to interact with peers and adults around you and will be crucial to your future success. If a communicator's non-verbal cues and verbal message do not match, the listener can be confused. In addition, messages should be worded appropriately, depending on the context of the situation. This course will review the components of effective communication and scenarios will be role-played to demonstrate these skills. Modifying the message depending on who the listener is will also be practiced.

What’s for Dinner?

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Many times your child may have asked, "What's for dinner?" After attending Cooking Camp your child will be able to answer this question on their own. Each day of our camp your child will be able to try a new recipe. They will become familiar with basic kitchen equipment and learn kitchen safety when using these tools. These may include: stove, oven, knife, blender, etc. This will be a fun opportunity to try new recipes and learn to cook!

String Art Do you want to create a unique piece of artwork or make a special gift for someone? This is the group for you! We will start by sanding and staining a 12x12 piece of wood. You will then get to choose a design or picture that you’d like to use. The design will be printed and taped to the wood. You’ll hammer nails around the outline and fill it in with colored string.

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

5th – 12th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

5th – 6th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

June 10-13 June 17-20

Grade Range

5th – 9th grade

Cost

$50

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Rookie Robotics

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This course is designed for students with little to no robotics experience. Do you love science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)? Are you a hands on learner? Robotics might be just the summer class for you! In this summer enrichment class, students will design, build, and program their custom bots using multiple types of robotic technology. Students will learn the basic programming skills needed for their robots to sense and respond to many obstacles...and humans! Come join us in Rookie Robotics, where imagination and engineering meet!

Innovative Robotics (Level 2)

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This course is designed for students who have some robotics experience (i.e., robotics club at school, robotics summer camp, Rookie Robotics, etc.) Could you imagine what life would be like without windshield wipers, arcade claw machines, or drones? These all started from someone’s idea and a little robotics know how. If you’re an innovator, this class is for you! This summer enrichment class presents opportunities to create robots with multiple sensors. Students will design their own custom robots and apply programming skills to animate their innovation. Get ready to wow your parents and impress your friends!

Full Body Fitness

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Throughout this course students will be able to become more knowledgeable on the following aspects of fitness. These components include: Cardiovascular Endurance, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, and Flexibility. Students will be introduced to a variety of exercises that will target all areas of the human body. This course is for all skill levels. Whether you are in peak physical condition, or you just want to build a fitness foundation, this class is for everyone.

Dates June 10-13 June 17-20 *This is a four-hour course

Time 8:00am-12:15pm 8:00am-12:15pm

Grade Range

6th – 8th grade

Cost

$100

Dates June 24-27 *This is a four-hour course

Time 8:00am-12:15pm

Grade Range

6th – 8th grade

Cost

$100

Dates June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27

Time 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

6th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

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Stronger, Faster, Healthier

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The world of fitness changes dramatically each year with one fitness trend after another. But should it? Even though there is a new fad every few months, we believe the science behind fitness always remains the same. This course will help you wade through the sea of trends and figure out what healthy fitness regimen is best for you and your goals. We know everyone has different goals and, whether you are an athlete or just want to jump start your fitness, we have activities that will work for you. Join us this summer to shape and strengthen your body through cardio, weighttraining, speed, agility, and power.

Dates June 10-13

Crime Scene Investigation Students will explore the physical forensics of a crime scene. Students will engage in hands-on instruction and will participate in experiential learning such as fingerprint identification and classification, fabric and shoe print pattern comparisons, blood splatter analysis, and more!

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Allow Me to Introduce Myself: A Guide to Writing the College Admission Essay College application essays are one of the most important ways admissions and scholarship review committees get to know students. This class will teach students how to write strong, narrative, personal essays that reveal more than their transcript or letters of recommendation. Students will study examples of successful college admission essays and practice writing their own. By the end of the course, each student will have two essays that could work for most college applications.

June 17-20

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

Grade Range

6th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6 June 10-13 June 17-20

Time 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

June 24-27

Grade Range

6th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

Dates June 3-6

Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm 8:00am-10:00am 10:15am-12:15pm

June 10-13

Grade Range

11th - 12th grade

Cost

$50

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Youth Theater Camp and Performance

Based on the classic animated film, Disney's 101 Dalmatians KIDS is a furraising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney's most outrageous villain, and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. With a highspirited score and lovable characters, this stage adaptation is certain to charm and delight all audiences. Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita, stalwart dogs devoted to raising their puppies. Everything is quiet until Anita's former classmate, the monstrous Cruella De Vil, plots to steal the puppies for her new fur coat. The Dalmatians rally all the dogs of London for a daring rescue of the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen. The show's adorable spotted dogs and larger-than-life villainess provide ample opportunities for creative costuming. With a highly expandable chorus, your stage could easily be filled with 101 budding performers. Dates: June 3 – 6 / Practices & June 7 / Performance Grade Level (SY 19-20): 3rd – 6th Grade Location: Wheatridge Middle School Auditorium Led by: Becky DeNoon and Ben Wray Cost: $75 GEYCP is looking forward to starting the foundation of a Theater Program with the first production of the year. Learn from amazing teachers who will put you in the spotlight! Questions: geycp@usd231.com

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Kids Boot Camp GEYCP and nationally certified speed and conditioning coaches, Tyler Cordts (GEHS Head Wrestling Coach) and Joe Leiker (GEHS Head Girls Basketball Coach) are excited to work with future Blazers who are interested in trying new and exciting ways to improve their physical fitness. Sessions are geared toward building core muscle groups, mobility, balance, confidence, team work, and perseverance. Coaches Cordts, Leiker and GEHS Student Athletes will use various activities and equipment such as strength bands, jump ropes, agility ladders, speed cones, and body weight exercises to enhance your campers’ fitness potential.

Grades 4-6 and 7-8 Session 1: April 1, 8, 15, 22 Session 2: April 29, May 6, 13, 20

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Agility & Speed Academy GEYCP is excited to announce that GEHS Varsity Football Coaches, Jason Radel and Chris Walters will be leading the Building Blazers Agility and Speed Academy this spring. Coach Radel is nationally certified in speed and conditioning. Coach Walters, GEHS science teacher is a movement expert. Both coaches are excited to put students grades 4-6 and 7-8 through four 1 hour sessions geared toward building agility, coordination, explosive movements, and proper technique. Activities include dynamic warm-ups, correct running form, proper jumping and landing techniques, speed drills, and fun games to bring it all together.

Grades 4-6 and 7-8 Session 1: Tuesday or Thursday April 2 - 25 Session 2: Tuesday or Thursday April 29 – May 23

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Young Rembrandts Drawing Workshops

Young Rembrandts teaches drawing, the basis of all visual arts, in a fun and nurturing setting that ensures success for every child. Each summer we offer workshops that combine basic drawing techniques, portraiture and cartooning skills by exploring different themes and subject matters. Students will improve core learning skills while delving into a favorite subject matter.

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Event Dates: **All events are held at Wheatridge Middle School** (318 E. Washington Street, Gardner, KS 66030)

Superhero Cartoon Workshop -- June 4 -- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Vehicle Drawing Workshop -- June 10 -- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Fashion Runway “Tween Style” Workshop -- June 13 -- 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Animal Drawing Workshop -- June 19 -- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cartoon Adventure in Space Workshop -- June 25 -- 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm ROCK OUT! Workshop -- July 9 -- 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Pirate Workshop -- July 16 -- 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Horses, Horses, & More Horses Workshop -- July 22 -- 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Fashions, Faces, and Flowers Workshop -- July 25 -- 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cartoon Zoo Workshop -- July 30 -- 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Anime Cartoon Workshop -- August 1 -- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm **Each workshop is $35

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Bricks 4 Kidz Classes

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The Bricks 4 Kidz provides a playful learning environment for the kids. Kids will have a chance to build many of our exciting LEGO® models using our theme-based project kits, designed by engineers and architects, exercise their imaginations while building with our free-play LEGO® bricks. Can't beat a great event while your kids are safe, supervised, and entertained by BRICKS 4 KIDZ!

Event Dates: **All events are held at Wheatridge Middle School** (318 E. Washington Street, Gardner, KS 66030)

Galaxy Far Away -- June 3 -- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Amazing Animals -- June 6 -- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Jurassic Brick Land -- June 7 -- 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Extreme Ninjas -- June 12 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Super Hero Academy -- July 8 -- 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Bat League: Heroes and Villains -- July 10 -- 9:00 am - 12:00 pm A Pirate's Quest -- July 12 -- 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Transformation Creations -- July 29 -- 9:00 am - 12:00 pm **Each session is $35 Questions: Email geycp@usd231.com 913-856-2009 LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

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USD 231 Director of Nutrition Services Presents: Kids Cooking Camps Kids Cooking Camp: Bake Sale!

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No money, no problem! Students will learn to make easy bake-sale worthy treats that may turn your sidewalk or garage sale into a culinary neighborhood hot spot. Delicious everyday recipes will be teamed with food safety, cleaning, and supervised basic kitchen appliance operation to start your child down the path of becoming a bountiful baker! No prior kitchen experience needed. This course is located at Wheatridge Middle School

Kids Cooking Camp: Restaurant Possible

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We’ll get down and dirty in the kitchen learning to cook from recipes that will teach in-depth food preparation and team organization skills. Lessons in everyday food safety, cleaning, and dining etiquette will also be covered in practical hands-on lessons. The final day the team will transform the classroom into an Italian bistro to cook a meal for students and a guest to enjoy – complete with tablecloth and full table settings! No prior kitchen experience needed, but will be helpful. This course is located at Wheatridge Middle School

Dates June 17-20

Time 1:00pm-3:30pm

Grade Range

2nd – 4th grade

Cost

$50

Dates July 22-25

Time 9:00am-12:00pm

Grade Range

5th – 8th grade

Cost

$50

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Building with the Barefoot Builder Hi, my name is Katee Smith. By day I am a stay-at-homemom to three wonderful kiddos, and by night I am the owner and operator of The Barefoot Builder LLC. I build custom furniture and teach woodworking classes of all kinds to all ages. I am a self-taught woodworker, and have been building furniture for about 6 years. I love the challenge of each new custom piece, but my passion lies in teaching others. I do home parties, work events, birthday parties, community events, and more! The possibilities are endless, so let's get building! Kids will be constructing the project with the guidance of the instructor.

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Students going into grades 2-6 **All events are held at Wheatridge Middle School** (318 E. Washington Street, Gardner, KS 66030)

Planter Box with Face June 5 – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm $20

Tool Box June 13 – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm $20

Wall Organizer July 23 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm $20

Bird Feeder July 10 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $15

Animal Planter Box July 31 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $20

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Advanced Technical Center Adult Programming **Classes for High School Students (must be accompanied by adult) and Adults Custom Automotive Paint This course is an introduction to custom automotive paint applications, primarily using an airbrush. Enrollees will learn basic airbrush operation, shadowing techniques, and custom paint effects.

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Time 6:00pm-9:00pm 6:00pm-9:00pm

Instructor

Jessi Lane

Cost

$30

Dates May 28 May 29

Time 5:00pm-8:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm

Instructor

Nick Prutsman

Cost

$30

Dates May 30 June 1

Time 6:00pm-9:00pm 8:00am-11:00am

Instructor

Miles Pike

Cost

$30

This course is located at the Advanced Technical Center at GEHS **Adults and students (14 years or older) when accompanied by an adult

Automotive Maintenance Workshop

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Dates June 11 June 12

This course will cover basic automotive repairs and maintenance. Enrollees will learn how to safely and effectively perform routine service on your vehicle at home. Basic functions such as vehicle systems, general inspections, fluid checks, oil changes, and how to change a flat tire will be taught. This course is located at the Advanced Technical Center at GEHS **Adults and students (14 years or older) when accompanied by an adult

Basic Welding Skills

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This course will cover basic welding skills for anyone interested in learning how to use the tools in the welding trade. The three-hour class will cover basic safety and welding techniques demonstrated by the instructor and repeated by the students. Flux-Core and Solid Wire Mig Welding, Arc Welding, and Tig Welding will be covered in the class. Students will need to wear jeans, closed toe shoes, and a long sleeve, 100% cotton shirt. This course is located at the Advanced Technical Center at GEHS **Adults and students (14 years or older) when accompanied by an adult

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THANK YOU! There are a lot of moving pieces behind the scenes making GEYCP successful. We would like to send out our appreciation to all of the hardworking USD 231 staff who go the extra mile every day making sure our District is great: Food Services, Custodial, Maintenance, Business, HR, Building Secretaries, and Teachers have all provided valuable support to GEYCP. There are also other District Staff members who graciously volunteer their time to support our programming. GEYCP is growing rapidly and we could not do it without your help and support. Thank You, John and Ryan ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

USD 231 is taking applications for the 2019-2020 school year.

o Para Educators o Substitute Teachers o Custodial Staff

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2019 USD 231 Summer Programming - Frequently Asked Questions Q: Where is my class located? A: Classes are located at Wheatridge Middle School, unless noted. Some of the Enrichment for Youth courses will be held at GEHS due to supplies needed for the course. Athletic Camps have their location with the information. Q: If the classes are full, can my student be added to the wait list? A: The summer program courses do have wait lists. The wait list criteria are based on content, facility, equipment and teacher availability. For additional information about the wait lists, contact (913) 856-2009. Q: What are the fees? A: Fees will vary per program. Fees are listed in each program description. Q: How are fees collected? A: Fees can be paid when you enroll by credit card, cash, or check. If paying by check or cash, select that option and mail or drop off at district office: GEYCP 231 E. Madison Street. Gardner, Kansas. 66030. Enrollment is not complete until these fees are paid and students may not attend until fees are paid in full. Q: What is the last date to drop the class and still receive a refund? A: Any refunds or registration changes after the registration deadlines will result in a $25 administrative fee. The Enrichment for Youth program is financially supported through student tuition. Q: I am on free/reduced lunch. Do I need to pay the summer school fees? A: Yes. Enrichment for Youth program fees are not adjusted for free/reduced status. Q: A:

Is transportation provided? The district does not provide transportation for the summer session.

Q: What grade do I consider when enrolling my child? A: Enroll your student in a course based on the grade they will enter in fall 2019.

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2019 Summer Extravaganza Catalog  

2019 Summer Extravaganza catalog includes programs for students in grade levels (SY 19-20) 1 - 12. Programs include athletic camps, enrichme...

2019 Summer Extravaganza Catalog  

2019 Summer Extravaganza catalog includes programs for students in grade levels (SY 19-20) 1 - 12. Programs include athletic camps, enrichme...

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