Athletic Camps for Marymount students
Summer Programs for grades 6-10
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Introduction to Algebra
Period 1 8:15 - 10:15
Introduction to Geometry Accelerated Spanish I Writing for High School
Accelerated Algebra I
Period 2 10:30 - 12:30
Writing for High School Writing for Middle School Studio M - Intro to Visual Arts
Period 3 1:00 - 3:00
Things That Fly
Babysitting & CPR
Digital Photo I
â—Š School will be closed on Thursday, July 4
Please contact us if you are interested in after-school care from 3:00-5:00 PM or assistance with finding carpools. After-school care will only happen if there is enough interest.
Registration and Tuition To enroll, visit our website at summer.mhs-la.org. In order to register you must complete the following: * Online Registration Form * Emergency Contact / Medical Information Form * Planned Absence Form (if applicable) * Full Payment (checks, cash, and Visa/Mastercard are acceptable forms of payment) Tuition for each course is listed on the following pages under the course descriptions. Students enrolling in both Periods 1 and 2 receive a discount of $100. Enrollment in afternoon courses for all five weeks, also receives an additional $100 discount. A student may withdraw without penalty prior to June 1. After that date, tuition will be refunded less a processing fee of $150. Once classes commence, tuition is forfeited. Please note that after Monday, June 10, classes with low enrollment may be canceled. If a class is canceled, students in that class will be contacted and may either choose another class or receive a full refund for the canceled class. Books Some courses require the student to purchase textbooks and other supplemental materials. Books are purchased through the website, MBS Direct (www.mbsdirect.net). After entering the website, select the appropriate class to display book information. For standard shipping rates, we recommend ordering by June 1. Conduct Students enrolled in summer classes are expected to abide by all Marymount standards with regard to behavior. Students may only be on campus if they are scheduled in a class and must remain on campus between classes. Students must be picked up no later than fifteen minutes after the conclusion of their last class. Marymount is not responsible for students who are not in class during the school day. Failure to cooperate with these standards may result in a request for withdrawal. Dress Code Clothing is casual and should be appropriate for an academic setting. No bare midriffs, short shorts, or short skirts. Attendance Regular attendance and punctuality are expected for all classes. All planned absences should be listed on the Planned Absence form and are subject to approval. If academic credit is being requested, full course credit cannot be granted to students who have more than two absences. *School will be closed on Thursday, July 4.
Welcome! We are excited to be offering another fun-filled summer at Marymount. Whether you are a student who would like to strengthen your foundation in academics or explore a completely new field of interest, there are courses for you. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. We look forward to seeing you on campus this summer! Sarah Jallo, Director of Summer Programs
June 24 - July 26 | 8:15-10:15 Introduction to Algebra This course is designed for students entering grades 6-9 who would like to improve their mathematical comprehension and skills. The course systematically reviews and reinforces all of the essential skills necessary for success in Algebra I. Many of the concepts and skills normally taught in the first quarter of Algebra I will be covered to help facilitate an easier transition to Algebra: operations with numbers, fractions, decimals and percents, the order of operations, the metric system, polynomial arithmetic, techniques for solving linear equations, and word problems. The class will be split by level of experience and ability, determined by a placement test on the first day. Grades 6-9 - Fulfills admission requirement $750 Introduction to Geometry This course is designed for students who will be taking Geometry in the fall. It is an introduction to the deductive logic and critical thinking skills necessary in Geometry. Students will work with triangles, quadrilaterals, general polygons, and circles. Emphasis will be placed on the analysis of right triangles and the area and volume of plane and solid figures with a particular focus on the geometric concepts included on standardized tests such as the PSAT and SAT. Students will develop mathematical problem-solving techniques as well as the study skills and test-taking skills necessary for future success in high school math. Grades 8-10 $750
Writing for High School The emphasis of this course is on analytical essay writing. Students will write descriptive, persuasive, and expository essays based on their understanding of assigned class texts. Topics will include correct usage of grammar and writing fluency. Grade 9 - Fulfills admission requirement $750 Accelerated Spanish I This course is designed for incoming students who have had at least one year of Spanish and who wish to begin high school at Level II. Students should enroll if the Modern Language Department has recommended or required this course based on the placement exam results. The Accelerated I class provides intensive review and a solid foundation for students to be successful in Spanish II. Grade 9 - Fulfills accelerated placement requirement $750
June 24 - July 26 | 10:30-12:30
Studio M - Introduction to the Visual Arts This course introduces younger students to the visual arts in a fun and productive way. Students will make art every day, sometimes more than one project in a class, from drawing and painting to printmaking, weaving, and sculpture. Students will sketch at the UCLA Sculpture Garden to inspire a clay model and choose an ancient artifact from the Fowler Museum of Cultural History to inspire an artwork of their own choosing. They will discover things about their own art and the art of the masters, as well as new things about their world and themselves. Grades 6-8 $800
Writing for High School The emphasis of this course is on analytical essay writing. Students will write descriptive, persuasive, and expository essays based on their understanding of assigned class texts. Topics will include correct usage of grammar and writing fluency. Grade 9 - Fulfills admission requirement $750 Writing for Middle School This course will help students establish, practice, and polish the writing skills they need for middle school and beyond. Topics will include journaling and personal essays, responses to reading, summarizing, formulating and supporting an argument, conquering pesky spelling, grammar, and punctuation â€œdemons,â€? avoiding plagiarism, writing a thesis statement, an introduction to the five paragraph essay, and much more. Grades 6-8 $750
Accelerated Algebra I This course completes Algebra I for incoming 9th graders who need to reinforce their foundation in Algebra. Students should only enroll if the Math Department at Marymount has recommended or required them to take this course in order to qualify for Geometry in 9th grade. Special areas of study are: operations with polynomials, solution of linear inequalities, graphing of linear equations and inequalities, operations with radicals, and the analysis and solution of word problems. Grade 9 - Fulfills accelerated placement requirement $750
Individual Weeks | 1:00-3:00 June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 5*
Engineering Things That Fly! How do people dream up new things or take something old and make it better? Come and explore the world of engineering as we build two things that make objects travel through the air – a catapult and a rocket. We will look at the various forces that make both of these machines work, how they are the same, and how they are different. Through experimentation, we will explore the engineering process of how to make each perform better through design and process changes. Come join us for a week of science, engineering, technology and lots of fun. Be sure to keep you head down because things will be flying around here. Grades 6-9 $200
Marymount 101 Welcome new Sailors! This course is designed for girls joining Marymount in the fall of 2013. You will become acquainted with other new students, as well as Marymount’s campus, faculty, administrators, mission, and traditions. We’ll do team-building exercises, scavenger hunts, and other fun games to get you familiar with your new community. You’ll be the most well-versed new student on campus! We will also visit UCLA and Westwood to show you all the wonderful resources within walking distance. Incoming MHS students only Also offered during Week 5, July 22-26 $200
Babysitting & CPR Certification Babysitting the neighborhood kids is a rite of passage for many teenagers, allowing them to start that allimportant first savings account. Take this opportunity to learn the skills necessary to make you one of the best! The “Child and Babysitting Safety” program offered by the Health and Safety Institute will be presented to provide a comprehensive introduction to babysitting for all students. Formal certification by the American Health and Safety Institute in both Basic First Aid and CPR/AED (Automated External Defibrilator) is also included and will allow you to address any emergency with aplomb. Certification cards in both the CABS course and First Aid/CPR course will be distributed at the end of the class. Grades 6-9 $200
Digital Photography This course is designed to introduce students to the funny and somewhat confusing gadgets on their cameras. Students will learn what the basic and advanced settings do and how to use them to control the final look of their photographs. Understanding technical information such as shutter speed, aperture and image quality are the things that enable a photographer to make necessary artistic decisions. Rules of composition are highlighted to assist in creating photographs that depict a unique and personal vision. Daily photographic assignments will provide the opportunity to practice the understanding of topics covered in class. Each student must bring her own camera. Grades 6-9 $200
Individual Weeks | 1:00-3:00 July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
Creative Writing This course will immerse students in their own self-exploration and imagination through personal journaling, poetry, short stories, and dramatic monologues. Learn writing exercises to get the creative juices flowing and discover or refine your talents. Grades 6-9 $200
Baking Basics No meal is complete without that sweet bite of dessert. This class will delve into the wonderful world of baking. Proper techniques for measuring, mixing, and cooking will be covered. Topics for the week will include cookies, cupcakes, fruit desserts, brownies, and bars. Each student will receive recipes and a personalized apron and will take home samples of their baking each day. Grades 6-9 $230
Marymount 101 Welcome new Sailors! This course is designed for girls joining Marymount in the fall of 2012. You will become acquainted with other new students, as well as Marymount’s campus, faculty, administrators, mission, and traditions. We’ll do team-building exercises, scavenger hunts, and other fun games to get you familiar with your new community. You’ll be the most well-versed new student on campus! We will also visit UCLA and Westwood to show you all the wonderful resources within walking distance. Incoming MHS students only Also offered during Week 2, July 1-5 $200
CSI: Marymount Learn to be a crime scene investigator! This hands-on class allows students to explore the techniques of and learn the science behind forensic investigation. The week begins at the crime scene of the (simulated!) death of a beloved Marymount faculty member. Students will analyze evidence collected at the crime scene in order to determine the likely perpetrator of this horrible crime. By using blood splatter analysis, finger printing, hair and fiber analysis, and handwriting analysis students will gather evidence to convict one of several suspects in the crime. Justice will be served! Grades 6-9 $200
Minecraft Imagine waking up on a deserted island with nothing but your wits. Create your own virtual world where you can build, harvest, design, explore, and engineer in this popular interactive computer game. Minecraft has taken the educational and gaming world by storm by teaching students how to use raw materials to procure and maintain the basic necessities of human life: food, water, shelter, clothing, protection, and health. Students design and build homes, maintain farms, mine for coal and other precious metals, and explore the geography of their worlds. Grades 6-9 $200
Fitness Fun! Students will enjoy five days of cutting edge fitness classes on Marymount’s beautiful campus. Have you ever tried Zumba, the new Latin-inspired dance-fitness program? Would you like to try yoga, exercise boot camp or weighted hula hoops? This is the class for anyone who wants to be more active and feel great this summer. Participants will also have access to the Marymount pool. Grades 6-9 $200
July 8 - July 12
A Better Self for a Better World
A Better self for a better world
All-Girls Leadership Conference for Grades 6-8 Saturday, June 8
Middle school is a crucial time for young girls to build strong friendships, find inspiring mentors, and recognize themselves as leaders in their local and global communities. On Saturday, June 8, Marymount High School will host its second annual All-Girls Leadership Conference open to rising 6-8th grade students. This conference is completely run and organized by Marymount students. The conference title, â€œA Better Self for a Better World,â€? conveys exactly how Marymount students want to inspire middle school girls.
Our goal is simple: to give young girls the tools necessary to better themselves as well as the world. The morning topics are designed to allow for reflection, discussion, and interactive small group activities. After lunch the focus shifts to leadership in the local and global community, giving girls the opportunity to participate in a service project that offers an immediate impact on the local community. Our promise to you is the day will be filled with meaning, purpose, and tons of fun! Past morning topics have included confidence, girls have a voice, kindness, and girls supporting girls. Past afternoon topics have included leadership, women serving others, and making a difference in your community.
More information and registration for this conference will be available on the Marymount website by April 1. Please contact the Summer Programs office with any questions.
Marymount Athletic Camps Get a head start on the season! Meet new friends! Choose a sport you have never played before! Be prepared to join a Marymount team! The following pages provide information on Athletic Camps offered through Marymount this summer. With the exception of the Fitness for Life Camp, these courses are designed for current or incoming Marymount students to strengthen and maintain their athletic skills during the summer. Registration To register, please visit the Marymount Summer website, summer.mhs-la.org. *Please note: Participation in these camps does not secure a place on any of the Marymount teams during the school year. Tryouts will take place before each sports season to determine the teams. Student safety is a top priority for Marymount. Parents/guardians are responsible for ensuring that students are provided with transportation to and immediately following each camp, whether on or off campus. Supervision is not provided once the camp hours end. Fitness for Life - open to all girls! This fun and unique camp is open to girls in grades 6-12, whether or not they are Marymount students. This camp is designed to empower young women to find their inner strength through the use of physical activity, and to discover how strong, powerful, and beautiful they are from the inside out! Camp activities may include: pilates, spinning, yoga, zumba, hiking, water aerobics, hula hooping, relay races, roller skating, boxing, ice skating, trampoline AIRobics, boot camp, beach volleyball, TRX training, scavenger hunts, cooperative games, team building initiatives, dance, meditation and stress activities, nutrition workshops, and much more! *For Marymount students, one week of Fitness for Life camp earns 25 hours of PE credit!
$400 for one session $750 for two sessions $1,050 for three sessions $1,300 for all four sessions All expenses for activities are included in this fee. *By registering for this camp, you are giving permission for your child to drive with a Marymount representative.
Session 1: June 10 - June 14, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM Session 2: June 17 - June 21, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM Session 3: July 8 - July 12, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM Session 4: July 15 - July 19, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM
Athletic Camps for Marymount Students
Archery Discover archery! Marymount coach, John Stevens, teaches Olympic style archery. This camp will be at Rancho Park in Cheviot Hills. Come learn a new sport or gain practice in this age-old activity. June 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, & 20 3:30-5:30 PM $120 for three sessions $225 for six sessions Golf This camp offered by Marymount golf coaches, Eddie Rosenberg and Ken Knott, is open to all incoming and returning students. It is designed for all levels of ability and no previous experience is necessary in order to participate. Each day will include instruction, practice, and course play. Local courses will be used. The golf camp experience is highly recommended for those students interested in trying out for the Marymount Golf Team in the fall. July 22 - July 26 9:00 AM-3:00 PM $400 All green fees, range balls, and transportation to the courses are included in the price. However, students must provide their own water, packed lunch, golf clubs and golf balls for on course play.
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Basketball The Marymount basketball coaches will be holding a five-day basketball camp on campus this summer. The camp will focus on shooting, ball handling, technique, and individual moves. The camp is open to all incoming students, returning basketball players, and any other Marymount student interested in developing her individual skills with a view to trying out for the Marymount team. July 15 - July 19 1:30-3:30 PM $200 Running Students interested in joining the Marymount Cross Country or Track Team are strongly encouraged to attend this camp. The camp is designed to improve basic running techniques and will take place on campus or at UCLA. Emphasis will be placed on endurance, speed, and specific techniques. Head varsity cross country and track coach, Lasan Darboe, will be leading this camp. The camp is open to all incoming students, returning cross country and track athletes, and any other Marymount student interested in trying out for the team in August. August 12 - August 16 4:00-6:00 PM $200 Soccer Tony Green, head varsity soccer coach of 22 years, will be holding a soccer camp this June. The camp will focus on skill development, technique, positioning, and scrimmages. This camp is offered to all incoming and returning students. June 24 - June 28 1:00-3:00 PM $200
Athletic Camps for Marymount Students
Softball Head varsity softball coach, Jay Bandele, will be holding a softball camp this summer at a local park (TBA). This camp is open to all incoming students, returning softball players, and any other Marymount student interested in developing her individual softball skills with a view to trying out for the Marymount Softball Team. July 29 - August 2 1:30-3:30 PM $200
Volleyball The Marymount head volleyball coach, Cari Klein, is offering a camp this summer for any student interested in trying out for the Marymount volleyball team in the fall. The camp is open to all incoming and returning Marymount students. It will focus on conditioning, skill development, individual positioning, and scrimmages. The camp will be held in the Marymount Pavilion and will run three days. August 19 - August 21 9:00 AM-12:00 PM and 6:00-9:00 PM $360 Water Polo Nicole Barker, head varsity water polo coach, will be holding a water polo camp designed to focus on different skills, knowledge of the game, techniques, and scrimmages. The camp is offered to all incoming and returning students and may feature collegiate water polo players as special guests. It is highly recommended for those students planning to play water polo at Marymount. August 12 - August 16 8:00-11:00 AM $260
Swimming Head varsity swim coach, Thomas Iannone, will be running this swim camp designed to develop and refine proper technique and increase endurance. All levels of ability are welcome. This camp, offered at the Marymount pool, is open to incoming students and returning swimmers and is highly recommended for those students planning to tryout for the 20132014 swim team. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays July 2 - July 25* 1:30-3:30 PM $120 for three sessions (one week) $240 for six sessions (two weeks) $340 for nine sessions (three weeks) $460 for twelve sessions (four weeks) *There will be no camp on Thursday, July 4. There will be a replacement camp on Friday, July 5.
Tennis Be prepared for the tennis season before it starts! This camp is designed to introduce new players to the program and to build on the high level of tennis that Marymount has established. The camp will be offered at Marymountâ€™s tennis courts and is directed by Stanford Poon, head varsity tennis coach. It will focus on stroke analysis, drills, conditioning, and team strategy. June 24 - June 28 1:00-3:00 PM $200