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REGINA DOMINICAN

SUMMER PROGRAMS AND CLINICS


ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT PROGRAM INFORMATION Programs will not be held on July 4. All courses meet Monday through Thursday unless otherwise noted. Grade level refers to grade in the fall of 2017. Academic enrichment courses are for boys and girls.

ATTENDANCE

Summer school classes move at an accelerated pace. Regular attendance is important for success in class. One day of absence is equivalent to a week of absence during the regular school year. A student missing more than one class day will be dropped from the class and no course refund will be issued. Please plan vacations and other outside activities accordingly. Accumulated tardies of three hours will count as one day of absence. Reporting Absences An absence must be reported by a parent or guardian by 9 a.m. Please direct your call to Mrs. Sue Carrera at 847-256-7660. When returning to school, the student must present a signed note from the parent or guardian explaining the absence to the teacher.

TEXTBOOKS

On the first day of class, each teacher will inform students of necessary books and supplies that are needed for class. Some books will be available for purchase through the school.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Summer Programs Director Kelly Block at kblock@rdhs.org.


ATHLETIC CLINIC INFORMATION Clinics will not be held on July 4. Clinics are arranged by the grade the participant will be entering in the fall. All clinics are for girls unless noted. There is a $10 convenience fee for participants who register the day of the athletic clinic. Clinic participants should enter Regina Dominican through the main entrance before 2 p.m. and the student entrance for clinics after 2 p.m. An official Regina Dominican reversible jersey is provided to all participants who register in advance.

LOCATIONS Basketball

Regina Dominican: 701 Locust Road, Wilmette

Cross Country

Regina Dominican: 701 Locust Road, Wilmette

Golf

Skokie Park District: 3459 Oakton Street, Skokie

Lacrosse

Regina Dominican: 701 Locust Road, Wilmette

Soccer

Techny Divine Word: 2001 Waukegan Road, Techny

Softball

Techny Divine Word: 2001 Waukegan Road, Techny

Tennis

Community Park: 702 Locust Road, Wilmette

Volleyball

Regina Dominican: 701 Locust Road, Wilmette

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Regina Dominican Athletic Director Tom Marcum at tmarcum@rdhs.org or 847-256-7660 ext. 254.


MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMS ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT Art Camp Grade: 6-8 June 27-29, 2017 (T-TH) $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Students of all ability levels are welcome and should come ready to create. Learn how to channel those doodles into a more completed visual journal where we will make linoleum stamps, tape transfers and play with collage techniques. Students should come dressed in clothes that can get messy! Materials are included in the camp fee. Catholicism: The Basics July 31- August 3, 2017 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Grade: 6-9 $200

Are you planning on attending a Catholic high school, but have little to no education in Churchly things? Fear not! This crash course will help students understand the basics of Catholicism and alleviate any fears about heading into a religion classroom in the fall.

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CSI Regina: Forensic Science Summer Camp Grade: 6-8 July 10-13, 2017 $200 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. This camp is for anyone who desires to explore the science behind a criminal investigation. Students will learn how to interpret and manage a crime scene through measuring, sketching, photographing, and collecting evidence. They will increase and strengthen their laboratory skills by analyzing the evidence: blood spatter, handwriting, hair and fibers, fingerprints, and more. Crime shows will take on a new meaning after students finish this seminar. Materials are included in the camp fee. Dance Camp Grade: 5-8 June 19-22, 2017 $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Students will learn the techniques of ballet, jazz, and modern dance while working on their performance ability. They will spend three weeks learning three techniques and three choreographed routines that will be presented at an open performance on the last day of the workshop. Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Grade: 6-12 July 17-20, 2017 $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. This summer, students will venture into the fascinating world of computer programming, coding, and creating apps. No experience necessary. Future coders will take the “hour of code� challenge and impress their friends with creating a simple app. Mac computers and iPads will be provided during this exploratory camp of techy fun!


Latin Camp Grade: 5-9 July 18-20, 2017 (T-TH) $200 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Carpe Aestatem! (Seize the Summer!) Students who would like to get a “jump start” before starting high school Latin would love this course! Learning activities will include grammar review, intensive translation training, fun Latin games/competitions, and tips and tricks for getting straight A’s in Latin in the next school year. Math Camp Grade: 6-8 June 26-28, 2017 $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Do you need to sharpen your math skills or review before school begins? If so, this is the course for you! Students will review the concepts and practice the skills needed to be successfully in junior high school mathematics. STEAM/ Engineering Camp Grade: 7-8 June 20, 2017 $150 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. During this workshop, participants will complete hands-on activities completed in the Principles of Engineering course taught at Regina Dominican. A demonstration of 3D printing will be included. Materials are included in the camp fee. The Summer Leadership Experience Grade: 6-8 July 26, 2017 $100 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The theme of this workshop is “Vision Board: Exploring your strengths and talents.” We will create an artistic and fun vision board to express who we are as a leader and as a person. The board will represent our passions, goals and our skills as a leader. Materials are included in the camp fee.


Summer Solutions Study Skills Grade: 6-8 July 10-13, 2017 $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Students strengthen their study skills and prepare for middle school and high school through this interactive and engaging workshop. Theater Camp Grade: 6-12 June 26-28, 2017 $200 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. If you have never done any acting or improv, this is for you.  Learn about thinking on your feet, building relationships and using fun improvisation exercises to communicate.

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ATHLETICS Basketball Grade: 1-5 June 19-23, 2017 $150 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Co-Ed The basketball clinic will focus on individual skill development under the direction of the varsity coach. During this fun-filled, challenging, and competitive clinic, athletes will experience basketball at the junior high school level. Basketball: Junior High #1 Grade: 6-8 June 19-23, 2017 $150 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Co-Ed The basketball clinic will focus on individual skill development under the direction of the varsity coach. During this fun-filled, challenging, and competitive clinic, junior high athletes will experience basketball at the high school level. Basketball: Junior High #2 Grade: 6-8 June 26-29, 2017 $150 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Co-Ed See Basketball: Junior High #1 description. Cross Country Running Clinic June 19-July 6, 2017 (M, W, TH) 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Grade: 6-12 $115

Participants will experience excellence in athletics while training with this team. Workouts will consist of easy runs, tempo runs, form drills, static and dynamic stretching, and weight training specific to running. Total running mileage will be based on the ability level of the individual. By attending any or all sessions, athletes will establish a base for the fall cross country season.


Golf Grade: 5-12 July 10-14, 2017 $140 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. This clinic is perfect for beginners and intermediate players. Instruction will cater to each athlete’s skill set with a focus on strategy, shot selection, course management, rules, and etiquette. This clinic is essential for any athlete who wants to prepare for the fall season. Lacrosse Grade: 5-8 June 19-29, 2017 (M-TH for 2 weeks) $115 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Participants will develop proper technique and fundamentals under the tutelage of the Regina Dominican coaching staff. This clinic will prepare athletes for high school level competition in a fun and athletically challenging atmosphere that encourages teamwork and sportsmanship. Soccer Grade: 5-12 July 17-20, 2017 $115 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Under the direction of Varsity Coach Kyle McClure, participants will master the techniques and tactics of play with both individual instruction and team play. Participants will experience small-sided games and further develop their fundamental skills. Softball #1 Grade: 5-8 June 5-14, 2017 (M-W for 2 weeks) $140 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Athletes will learn the fundamentals of fielding, pitching, hitting, catching, base running, field positioning, and play strategies. During Softball #1 and Softball #2, participants will develop and enrich their skills as they learn how to compete and perform at a high level of play.


Softball #2 Grade: 5-8 July 10-19, 2017 (M-W for 2 weeks) $140 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. See Softball #1 description. Tennis Grade: 6-12 July 17-20, 2017 $115 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Athletes will enhance their level of play this summer in a competitive high school atmosphere. This clinic, designed for beginners, intermediate, and high school players, is essential for players wanting to improve their footwork, stroke patterns, and strategy prior to the fall season. Volleyball Grade: 5-8 July 24-27, 2017 $115 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Athletes will work on volleyball fundamentals as they prepare to advance to the high school level of play. Athletes will develop proper bumping, serving, setting, hitting, and blocking techniques. Varsity Coach Robert Hughes will emphasize overall game strategies that build strong individuals into great team players.


HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT Catholicism: The Basics July 31- August 3, 2017 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Grade: 6-9 $200 No Credit

Are you planning on attending a Catholic high school, but have little to no education in Churchly things? Fear not! This crash course will help students understand the basics of Catholicism and alleviate any fears about heading into a religion classroom. Chicago: My Kind of Town Grade: 10-12 June 19-22, 2017 $200 M-W: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. TH: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. No Credit This course begins with early inhabitants in the 1600’s and ends with current Chicago history. By the end of the week, students should have a fair, unbiased, and solid understanding of Chicago history that encourages the pursuit of social, cultural, political, economic, ethnic/racial, and historical truth through the acquisition of historical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and an appreciation of Chicago history. Thursday will include a full day field trip with an additional fee. Face of God: Christ in Art through the Ages Grade: 10-12 July 10-13, 2017 $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. No Credit Based on our popular senior course “The Catholic Spirit,” this seminar will take a look at the different ways Jesus has been portrayed in art throughout history. Starting with the ancient “Good Shepherd” images found in the Roman catacombs, all the way to modern international depictions, students are sure to leave this course with a deeper knowledge of Christ and how humanity has viewed him over the centuries.


Flannery O’Connor Seminar Grade: 10-12 July 31- August 3, 2017 $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. No Credit Delve into one of the most interesting Catholic writers in modern times! Explore Flannery O’Connor’s short stories and discuss her sharp wit and astute observations in this seminar led by a visiting teacher from Benet Academy. Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Grade: 6-12 July 17-20, 2017 $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. No Credit This summer, students will venture into the fascinating world of computer programming, coding, and creating apps. No experience necessary. Future coders will take the “hour of code” challenge and impress their friends with creating a simple app. Mac computers and iPads will be provided during this exploratory camp of techy fun! Health Grade: 10 June 12- July 13, 2017 $500 8 a.m. to 11:10 a.m ½ Credit This course is designed to help students examine healthy lifestyles, select goals, and make plans to achieve and maintain optimal physical, mental, emotional, and social health. Working closely with the student services department, lesson plans will guide the student to an understanding of the lifelong process of physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth. Human sexuality, with an emphasis on sexual abstinence until marriage, is explored. Cyber research, films, projects, and class activities are used to foster student understanding. This course is a state requirement for graduation. iPads are required for this course.


Latin Camp Grade: 5-9 July 18-20, 2017 (T-TH) $200 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. No Credit Carpe Aestatem! (Seize the Summer!) Students who would like to get a “jump start” before starting high school Latin would love this course! Learning activities will include grammar review, intensive translation training, fun Latin games/competitions, and tips and tricks for getting straight A’s in Latin in the next school year. Math for Success in Science Grade 10-12 June 19-21, 2017 $200 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. No Credit Students will review and experience the concepts, formulas, and practice needed to be successful in science courses. A particular focus will be in the algebraic skills needed for physics. Presentational Speaking Grade: 9-12 June 19- July 20, 2017 $500 8 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. ½ Credit This required course integrates refinement of electronic research strategies, instruction in speech composition, development of effective PowerPoint programs, and training in speech delivery. Successful completion of this course empowers the student to apply what she has learned to presentations that she will give throughout her academic and professional career. iPads are required for this course. Regina Dominican Leadership Certification Grade: 9-12 June 27, 2017 Free 8:30 a.m. The theme of this certification is “From Peppermint Patti to Priscilla the Hun: Finding and Accessing Your Personal Power.” We will take a quiz to measure our personal power, find out how to use it and how to enhance it. We will also cover using your personality and power to make a positive first impression.


Theater Camp Grade: 6-12 June 26-28, 2017 $200 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. No Credit If you have never done any acting or improv, this is for you.  Learn about thinking on your feet, building relationships, and communication using fun improvisation exercises. Transition to High School English June 19- July 20, 2017 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Grade: 9 $400 No Credit

Students will develop academic strategies needed for successful completion of high school coursework, particularly in English. Instruction will emphasize motivation, responsibility, goal setting, organization, time management, textbook annotation, test-taking skills, note taking, and reading actively. A review of grammar and basic composition skills will also be emphasized. Various technologies will be utilized to enhance learning. Instruction will include assistance with the English department required summer reading. This is a non-credit course and does not replace Literary Genres. iPads are required for this course. Transition to High School Math Grade: 9 June 19- July 20, 2017 $400 Session I: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. No Credit Session II: 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This course is designed to provide assistance for students who need further preparation in math prior to freshman year. Students will review arithmetic topics including fractions, decimals, and other pre-algebra topics. Study skills for math success will be taught. This is a non-credit course and does not replace Algebra I. iPads are required for this course.


ATHLETICS High School Basketball Grade: 9-12 June 19-29, 2017 (M-TH for 2 weeks) $250 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. In this clinic, players will develop the skills and competitive habits required to break down defenders one-on-one, anticipate passing lanes, control the low post, handle the press, and score with a shooter’s follow through. Cross Country Running Clinic June 19-July 6, 2017 (M, W, TH) 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Grade: 6-12 $115

Participants will experience excellence in athletics while training with this team. Workouts will consist of easy runs, tempo runs, form drills, static and dynamic stretching, and weight training specific to running. Total running mileage will be based on the ability level of the individual. Athletes will establish a base for the fall cross country season.


Golf Grade: 5-12 July 10-14, 2017 $140 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. This clinic is perfect for beginners and intermediate players. Instruction will cater to each athlete’s skill set with a focus on strategy, shot selection, course management, rules, and etiquette. This clinic is essential for any athlete who wants to prepare for the fall season. High School Lacrosse Grade: 9-12 June 19-29, 2017 (M-TH for 2 weeks) $115 6:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participants will prepare for the competitive high school atmosphere during this clinic. During this clinic, athletes will learn how to make quality decisions on the field that will take them to the next level of play. Soccer Grade: 5-12 July 17-20, 2017 $115 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Under the direction of Varsity Coach Kyle McClure, participants will master the techniques and tactics of play with both individual instruction and team play. Participants will experience small sided games and further develop their fundamental skills.


High School Softball #1 Grade: 9-12 June 5-14, 2017 (M-W for 2 weeks) $115 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. In High School Softball #1 and #2, participants will learn the mechanics of hitting, fielding, throwing, base running, and position play. Participants will receive individualized instruction based on their level of play and position. High School Softball #2 Grade: 9-12 July 10-19, 2017 (M-W for 2 weeks) $115 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. See High School Softball #1 description. Tennis Grade: 6-12 July 17-20, 2017 $115 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Athletes will enhance their level of play this summer in a competitive high school atmosphere. This clinic, designed for beginners, intermediate, and high school players, is essential for players wanting to improve their footwork, stroke patterns, and strategy prior to the fall season. Freshmen Volleyball Grade: 9 July 17-28, 2017 (M-F for 2 weeks) $295 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Incoming freshmen will work on volleyball fundamentals as they prepare to advance to the high school level of play. Athletes will develop proper bumping, serving, setting, hitting, and blocking techniques. Varsity Coach Robert Hughes will emphasize overall game strategies that build strong individuals into great team players.


High School Volleyball Grade: 10-12 July 17-28, 2017 (M-F for 2 weeks) $295 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Regina Dominican tradition shines in this volleyball clinic as athletes learn advanced bumping, setting, blocking, hitting, and serving strategies. Athletes will see their game evolve and learn the high-level collegiate mindset that pays off during important games. Volleyball Hitters Camp Grade: 9-12 July 17-20, 2017 $100 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This camp will emphasize the key elements of a successful offense at the third contact. Whether an outside, right side, or middle attacker this camp will focus on form from footwork to arm swing. It’s goal is to add speed and power to the offensive attack. Volleyball Setters Camp Grade: 9-12 July 17-20, 2017 $100 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. This camp will emphasize the key elements of a successful offense at the first and second contact. DS/Liberos will focus on the first contact tempo in serve receive as well as defensive movements to better their pass. Setters will focus on second contact tempo and running an offense.


REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE AT rdhs.org/events/summer



Regina Dominican Summer Programs and Clinics 2017