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SEVEN HILLS SUMMER

Summer Offerings 2013 ages 3–18

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make it an unforgettable summer

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You know how the typical summer goes for your children, a week of “school’s over!” exhilaration followed by two months of searching for activities to fill the days. Well, the Seven Hills School Summer Program is anything but typical. And it can transform your child’s summer from uninspiring to unforgettable. For starters, the Seven Hills Summer Program shares many of the same aspects as our school – it’s hands-on, adventurous, energetic, creative, and offers a full spectrum of activities, from 3-D vehicle design and animation creation to a Mammoth Cave camping trip and outdoor excursions.

2013 General Information Weekly Program Dates June 17 – June 21 June 24 – June 28 July 1 – July 5

(No Programs Thursday, July 4th)

July 8 – July 12 July 15 – July 19 July 22 – July 26 July 29 – August 2 August 5 – August 9

Daily Session Times Early Care 7:30–9:00 AM Morning Session 9:00 AM–12:00 PM Lunch 12:00–12:30 PM Afternoon Session 12:30–3:30 PM After Care 3:30–4:45 PM Extended Care 4:45–6:00 PM

1. Is the Seven Hills Summer Program available to Seven Hill’s students only?

No, all children from the entire Greater Cincinnati area are invited to attend.

2. May I choose to attend only the weeks that fit into our schedule?

You can sign up for one week or sign up for all eight. Either way,

3. Do you offer extended hours?

Yes, all programs are offered on a week-by-week basis and, additionally, children have the option to register either for a full-day or half-day program. Weekly sessions begin on Monday, June 17th, and continue through Friday, August 9th.

you can be sure that summer isn’t the same at Seven Hills.

Yes, in addition to the standard day, 9:00 AM–3:30 PM, there is an Early Bird option from 7:30–9:00 AM and After Care from 3:30–6:00 PM.

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SEVEN

HILLS SCHOOL

Summer Program

5400 Red Bank Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 513.728.2380

www.7hills.org

Jill Romerill Summer Program Director 513.728.2380 jill.romerill@7hills.org

Ages Programs are available for children ages 3 to 18.

Frequently Asked Questions

We invite children of all ages – from three to eighteen – onto our campus over the course of the summer to pursue their interests and discover new ones. Our small groups and seasoned staff – many of whom teach full-time at Seven Hills – provide individual attention and support to your child as she explores, climbs, constructs, and learns her way through summer.

Lunch Option Full day participants may pack their own lunch or choose to purchase the weekly lunch option for $25 per week.

Summer at a Glance pages 4-5 Honeybees (ages 3, 4) pages 6-7 Stingerbees (ages 5, 6) pages 8-9 Create Your Summer (ages 7–12) pages 10-23 Summer at Middle & Upper Schools pages 10-23 Registration, Policy, & Payment Information page 24 Registration Form pages 25

4. What age does my child need to be to attend?

The Seven Hills Summer Program serves children from 3 years of age up to 18.

5. What type of programs do you offer?

Seven Hills offers a wide range of enrichment programs including academics, fine arts, adventure field trips, sports, and technology. All programs are led by Seven Hills’ faculty or professionals from our community. The Early Childhood programs are based on weekly themes designed to spark imagination and natural curiosities through hands-on learning experiences. Please refer to our brochure to view more detailed information.

6. Do you accept credit card payments?

Yes, Mastercard and Visa payment options are available when registering online or credit card information may be provided on the written application.

7. How do I enroll?

Registration options include: Register online at www.7hills.org/summerprogram, or Complete application in brochure, or Download application from website, or Call 513.728.2380 to register by phone Seven Hills Summer Mailing Address: 5400 Red Bank Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

8. Whom should I contact with any questions? Jill Romerill, Summer Program Director 513.728.2380 jill.romerill@7hills.org


Seven Hills Summer Program 2013 Age

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Time

Honeybees ages 3-4

6-7

Mornings

Stingerbees ages 5-6

8-9

Mornings

9am-12pm

9am-12pm

10-23

July 22–26

July 29–August 2

Exposure to Languages

Math Wizards

Our Wonderful Earth

Great Books, Phonics & Fun

Full Days

Passport Adventures

Creepy, Crawly, Ecology

Mystery Math

High Up in the Sky

Hocus Pocus

Young Scientists

Jump Start School

Celtic Culture Camp

Amazing Race

Golf

9:00-3:30 (ages 9-12)

Drawing & Sketching

Acting Adventures

Basketball Camp

(ages 7-10)

Individual Sports

Computer Programming for Kids

Photoshop Philter Phun

Journey Camp

Speed & Agility Camp

Computer Magic

Magic Club

LEGO Robotics (ages 9-12)

Hail to the Chief

Trendy Treasures

Science Wizards

Tennis Clinic

Dance Craze

Team Sports

Self-Portrait Camp

Reading Rocks (ages 7-9)

Techno Kids

Mammoth Cave Camping 9:00-3:30 (ages 9-12)

Wacky Weather

(ages10-12)

Cardboard Costume Creations

Animation Creation

Games Galore

Chess

Hot Off the Press

Art on the Go

French Around the World

Career Investigators

Business Leadership Camp (ages 9-12)

Nature Inspirations

Magic Tree House Adventure Revisited

Swim Instruction

Math Exploration

Kids to the Rescue

Historical Cincy “Porkopolis” (ages 9-12)

Culture, Crafts, & Cuisine

Swim & Fun Club

Swim & Fun Club

The Science of Food

Sports of All Sorts

Swim & Fun Club

Let’s Be Active

Water Splash

Swim & Fun Club

TaeKwonDo

Financial Literacy & Stock Market Games

Outdoor Excursions

Vocabulary Challenge

LEGO Robotics (ages 11-13)

Princeton SAT Review (continued)

Afternoons

Mornings

9:00am-12:00pm

Middle & Upper School

Princeton SAT Review

10-23

9:00-3:30

(grades11-12)

12:30pm-3:30pm

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July 15–19

Sensory Detectives

OR 9:00am-3:30pm

Afternoons

July 8–12

Music Jubilee

12:30pm-3:30pm

students entering 6th-12th grades

July 1–5

Ready, Set, Travel!

9:00am-12:00pm

ages 7-12

June 24–28

Full Days

OR 9:00am-3:30pm

Mornings

Create Your Summer

June 17–21

Historical Cincy “Porkopolis” (ages 11-13)

Business Leadership Camp (ages 11-13)

Travel Back in Time and Outer Space Acting Workshop Golf

9:00-3:30

Princeton SAT Review (continued) Digital Photo Traveling Studio

Drawing & Sketching

Speed & Agility Camp

Gymnastics Camp

Practical Life Skills

Mammoth Cave Camping 9:00-3:30 (ages 11-13)

Math Refresher

Claymation

3-D Vehicle Design

Photoshop for Comics

August 5–9 not available Adventure Club

9:00am-3:30pm

Jump Start School Adventure Club

9:00am-3:30pm

Vocabulary Challenge

Study Skills

Honeybee program descriptions: pages 6-7. Stingerbee program descriptions: pages 8-9. Create Your Summer descriptions: pages 10-23. Middle & Upper School descriptions: pages 10-23.


Honeybees ages 3-4

Weekly Options

The Honeybee programs are designed with the youngest campers in mind. The weekly special interest programs provide the framework for relaxing, fun filled activities that support children’s social, emotional, and academic growth. With low student-teacher ratios, engaging themes, projects, and a mid-morning snack, each day offers unlimited opportunities for learning and fun! Julie Brackett and Becky Swain will teach the Honeybee morning programs.

Early Care: $30 (week of July 1: $25) (7:30-9:00am)

After Care: $30 (week of July 1: $25) (3:30-4:45pm)

Extended Care: $30 (week of July 1: $25)

(4:45-6:00pm)

Camp Lunch: $25 (week of July 1: $20)

The morning themes extend into the afternoon as campers build upon the morning projects and enjoy outdoor water play, a mid-afternoon snack, and rest-time. Lunch may be brought from home or purchased for $25 a week.

Ready, Set, Travel!

Musical Jubilee

Sensory Detectives

Exposure to Languages

Math Wizards

Our Wonderful Earth

Great Books, Phonics & Fun

Are we there yet? Get out your camp passports and prepare for a journey. This week, we will “visit” a different city, state or country every day. Learn, explore and play your way around the world!

Let your imaginations do all the work! This week is devoted to all those who like to build, create and touch. Put on your detective hat and grab some tools because we are ready to explore!

Learning doesn’t have to stop just because school is out! Our Honeybee Math Wizards will impress you with their skills by the end of this academic week. Join us for hands-on, interactive math activities all week long.

Full Day: $300

Morning Program: $175

Full Day: $240

This week we will provide every camper with an exposure to different languages. We will scratch the surface of various languages, including American Sign Language. Become a part of this enriching and rewarding experience!

Join us as we explore our wonderful earth! We will dive into what makes our earth so interesting and how we can preserve its beauty. Our campers will be “busy bees” engaging in hands-on lessons and activities.

Morning Program: $175

Great fun is to be had as we dance and sing our way through this week. Campers will incorporate gross motor and sensory motor skills as we explore different types of dance and music. It’s all about the star in you this week!

Morning Program: $175

Morning Program: $175

Full Day: $300

Come jump into a great book with us! This is a multi-sensory week of visual, kinesthetic, and auditory activities. Children will be engaged in their reading and writing skills! With the help of our teachers, campers will be guided through enriching activities that will reinforce and develop new skills.

Full Day: $300

June 17–21

June 24–28

Full Day: $300

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July 1–5 (no camp Thursday, July 4)

Morning Program: $140

July 8–12

Full Day: $300

July 15–19

July 22–26

Morning Program: $175

July 29–August 2

Morning Program: $175 Full Day: $300

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Stingerbees ages 5-6 Campers’ imaginations and natural curiosities will be sparked by enrichment activities based upon the weekly themes offered throughout summer. Campers will participate in a variety of fun, hands-on learning experiences in a relaxed, summer time atmosphere. Stingerbee campers will also have time to enjoy a mid-morning snack and recess with their friends. Lindsay Pietroski and Amy Kulhavik will lead the Stingerbee morning programs.

Weekly Options Early Care: $30 (week of July 1: $25) (7:30-9:00am)

After Care: $30 (week of July 1: $25) (3:30-4:45pm)

New for the Stingerbees this summer will be expanded afternoon experiences outside the classroom. The weekly schedule will include swimming, computer lab, drama, library and storytime, nature and outdoor education, along with games and sports.

Extended Care: $30 (week of July 1: $25)

(4:45-6:00pm)

Camp Lunch: $25 (week of July 1: $20)

Lunch may be brought from home or purchased for $25 a week.

Passport Adventures

Creepy, Crawly, Ecology

Join us for an exciting week of traveling around the world. Campers will learn all about different countries, cultures and people. Prepare for a fun-filled week as our campers transform into world travelers!

Get ready to get messy! This week we’ll take a look at the secret world just outside your door. Campers will explore the world of insects and their environments as we learn about the small creatures that share our planet. Morning Program: $175

Morning Program: $140

Morning Program: $175

Full Day: $300

Full Day: $240

June 17–21

Full Day: $300

June 24–28

Mystery Math

July 1–5 (no camp Thursday, July 4)

Sharpen your pencils and get ready to brush up on those Stingerbee math skills! Campers will engage in a number of different activities, games, stories, and songs to work on various age-appropriate mathematical concepts.

High Up in the Sky July 8–12

3… 2… 1… Blast off! Young astronauts explore the mysteries of the solar system. Children will discover how astronauts work in space. The sun, the moon, the stars, and gravity are only a few of the things that we will learn about in this adventurous week. Morning Program: $175 Full Day: $300

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Hocus Pocus

Young Scientists

Abracadabra! Poof! Campers will become practicing magicians as they explore the amazing world of magic and hocus pocus while exploring with wild and wacky experiments. Morning Program: $175

We know how to make science fun! Join us for a week of science exploration and cool experiments. Campers will be immersed in hands-on activities that will allow them to better understand the mystery of science.

Full Day: $300

Morning Program: $175

Get ready for the new school year! Brush up on reading, writing, and math activities each morning. We will help you to get back into the groove of school with small group activities as well as one-on-one instruction.

Full Day: $300

Morning Program: $225

July 15–19

July 22–26

Jump Start School July 29–August 2

Full Day: $350

Adventure Club August 5–9

This week we all come together for one more blast of summer fun! Every day is packed with an exciting trip and fun activities. Trips are weather-permitting and may include: The Beach Waterpark Kings Island A Cook-out at Sawyer Point Coney Island Eden Park and Bowling Full Day: $350

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Create Your Summer

ages 7-12 and middle & upper schools

With our “Create Your Summer” format children may select specific enrichment programs to pursue their interests or discover new ones. Our age appropriate group offerings share many of the same aspects of our School – it’s hands-on, adventurous, energetic, creative, and offers a full spectrum of activities throughout the summer. Our small groups and seasoned staff provide individual attention and support to your child. The flexible scheduling is designed to meet a variety of needs along with our extended hours and lunch options. Please review the table on pages 4 & 5, which provides an overview of all programs and more specific information is available in the program descriptions.

3-D Vehicle Design

July 15–19 | 12:30–3:30pm | middle & upper

Instructor: Jason Knarr Using Blender (a powerful, open source computer modeling program) students will concept, build, and animate as many vehicles as their imaginations (and schedules) will allow. Emphasis will be on creativity and modeling mechanics. Any and all vehicle types can be explored. We will leave the plausibility of the creations for the engineers to figure out. fee: $175

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Program Descriptions Adventure Club

Amazing Race

Instructor: John Krauss This week we all come together for one more blast of summer fun! Every day is packed with an exciting trip and fun activities. Trips are weather-permitting and may include: The Beach Waterpark Kings Island A Cook-out at Sawyer Point Coney Island Eden Park & Bowling fee: $350

Instructor: Tracy Hickenlooper If you love challenges, competition and excitement then you will love the Seven Hills Summer Amazing Race. Students will travel to different locations each day to compete in teams on an array of stimulating, physical and mental tasks, which will portray a global race around the world. Racers will use their powers of observation, memory and creativity to find answers, crack codes and solve clues to complete two world tours! They might even learn a little about politics, geography, currencies and some of the world’s most famous landmarks, and they will have a whole lot of fun doing it! fee: $175

August 5–9 | 9:00–3:30pm | ages 5-12

Acting Adventures

Acting Workshop

Instructor: Russell White Get ready for The A.C.T.ing Adventure in the Red Barn. From the first day, students in this acting camp will jump into drama fun by becoming part of the “Acting Creation Team” or A.C.T. Together with new and old friends, these Acting Creation Team players or A.C.T.ors will play theatre games, create improvisations, and invent original scenes. With imaginations in gear, the A.C.T.ors will also explore acting fundamentals, including teamwork, concentration, character development and creative expression through movement and sound. Finally, the Acting Creation Team players will create a sharing performance which they’ll present for family and friends on the final day of camp. A.C.T. now and let the fun begin! fee: $175

Instructor: Russell White Enter a space where creativity and the joy of acting are celebrated. Imagine working with your peers in an acting workshop every day for four days. Welcome to the Acting Lab where students with all levels of acting experience are invited. Greet each day’s Acting Lab challenges as we explore the power of theatre and acting together through improvisational games, scene and character creation workshops, and other exciting activities that engage our bodies, voices, brains, feelings and senses. You’ll connect with new and old friends while stretching the limits of your imagination and exploring the wonder of creation. Bring your ideas to share with the team and enrich everyone’s Acting Lab experience. See you in the Red Barn! fee: $140

July 15–19 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 9am–12pm | middle & upper

June 24–28 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

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Program Descriptions Animation Creation

Basketball Camp

Career Investigators

Claymation

Instructor: Matt Shifley Students bring the wildest figments of their imagination to life through the art of animation. Students will learn drawing skills to create their own cartoon characters and then study the optical illusion of animation through the construction of flip books. Students will collaborate and use computers to produce their own original animated short. fee: $175

Coaches: Brad Redford, former XU player, and Tyler McIlwraith, Seven Hills Varsity Girls Coach This camp will focus on learning and improving fundamental skills, sportsmanship, and teamwork. It is important to have each child gain a better understanding of the game as well as working on ball handling, footwork, defense, shooting, and passing. fee: $175

Instructor: Ashley Bryan How many times in your life have you heard “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Here is the perfect opportunity to learn about a variety of career options along with speaking to various people from different professions. What type of education and experiences can lead to a fulfilling career? fee: $175

Art on the Go

Business Leadership Camp

Cardboard Costume Creations

Celtic Culture Camp

Chess

Instructor: Jason Knarr This year there were more stop motion academy award nominated films than ever before. This class will closely explore the art of stop motion as students will create their own armature, sculpt their character, and then bring it to life with cameras and computers. Fundamental animation techniques and skills will be taught and practiced while creating a short film to possibly submit for next year’s academy consideration! fee: $175

Instructor: Matt Shifley Artists often seek inspiration outside the confines of their studio. Students of this program will learn drawing techniques in the classroom then they will pack them up to travel to different sites around the city. With a drawing board in tow, students will embark on field trips to seek inspiration and develop their skills of drawing from observation. Sites will include The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Newport on the Levee, Eden Park, and Krohn Conservatory. fee: $175

June 24–28 | 12:30–3:30pm | middle & upper

Instructor: Becky Swain Time to think outside the box! One of the best mediums for creating handmade costumes are cardboard boxes. Come and create your own unique costume, which are fun to make and wear. There are endless possibilities for the costume of your dreams.

Instructors: Riley School of Irish Music Teachers Students will receive a tin whistle and learn to play several traditional Irish tunes. They will learn some ceili dance steps and how to draw celtic knots and figures. The class will include an intro to Irish folklore, mythology and song. fee: $175

Instructor: Andy Ward Whether you are a beginning or advanced player, this individualized program will provide hands-on experience to either learn the basics of the game up to advanced tactics, opening theory, and positional play. Kings, Queens, and Pawns - everyone join the fun! fee: $175

June 24–28 | 12:30-3:30pm | ages 7-12

July 22–26 | 12:30-3:30pm | ages 7-12

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July 22–26 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

June 24–28 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 9-12

Instructor: Doug Huff This camp is designed for the student who is interested in solving problems, designing a product, and willing to work collectively on a team. Students will learn everything from how to market their product to negotiating tactics. The camp will include off-site field trips and guest speakers from prominent Cincinnati businesses. fee: $175

June 17–21 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

June 17–21 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

fee: $175

June 17–21 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

July 8–12 | 12:30–3:30pm | middle & upper

July 8–12 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Computer Magic

July 22–26 | 9am-12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Jason Amburgey Students will be led through different tasks using computers that will allow them to have fun while learning. They will utilize different programs and web applications that not only provide exciting activities and projects, but also help with school assignments. The “magic” of computers is never ending. fee: $175 13


Program Descriptions Computer Programming for Kids June 24–28 | 9am-12pm | ages 7-12

Financial Literacy & Stock Market Games

July 22–26 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Scott Cagle It is widely known that introducing students to programming at a young age not only teaches students about computers and communicating online, but it also helps develop other important skills, including math and logic. In this course we’ll spend the week using tools specifically designed to introduce kids to programming. fee: $175

Instructor: WEBBY Dance Company WEBBY Dance Company is offering an actionpacked Hip Hop/Jazz camp! Come dance to the hits of Bella Thorne, Selena Gomez, Taio Cruz and many, many others! The camp includes warm-ups, stretching, and age-appropriate music for dance routines. Props such as tambourines, twirling ribbons, maracas, and much more will be utilized in camp. Join the fun! fee: $175

Culture, Crafts & Cuisine

Digital Photo Traveling Studio

Instructor: Ashley Bryan Join us for a week of learning about rich cultures around the world. See how each brings unique art, architecture, folklore, music and food for us to enjoy. Investigate your own family culture and share some stories and recipes. fee: $175

Instructor: Jason Knarr This class will ‘focus’ on learning to use a digital camera, practice effective shot selection, and utilize computers to edit our shots. Each day we will go explore a different area of our city and take our cameras to capture it. We will return to edit our shots in Photoshop and compile our work into a portfolio. fee: $140

June 24–28 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

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Dance Craze

July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 12:30-3:30pm | middle & upper

June 17–21 | 9–12pm | middle & upper

Drawing & Sketching

Instructor: Doug Huff “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” -Chinese Proverb In this camp we specialize in introducing young people to financial education through innovative teaching and real world experience. The camp will include guest speakers and offcampus adventures. fee: $175

July 8–12 | 9am-12pm | middle & upper

French Around the World

July 8–12 | 9am-12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Mimi Stricker Students will be shown and guided through still lifes, drawing landscapes, architectural drawings, and abstract drawing–charcoal, pencil, and pastels. Campers will also be encouraged to use their imagination and creativity to realize their inner artist. fee: $175

July 29–August 2 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Gabe Kalubi In this camp, students will have an opportunity to learn about the French language, and cultures of the Francophone world. From our classroom, students will explore the games, customs, and cuisine of the French-speaking world. fee: $175

Games Galore July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 12:30–3:30 pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Andrew Mazza If you like games, this program is for you! Campers will spend the week participating in various games including corn hole, bocce ball, ladder golf, “mat” ball, cards, board games, and more. Come to learn the games or sharpen your skills; either way you are sure to have fun! fee: $140

Golf

July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 9:00–3:30pm | ages 9-12 July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 9:00–3:30pm | middle & upper

Instructor: John Krauss Fore! This is a great opportunity to learn the game of golf or to improve your skills. PGA professionals will provide daily instruction on putting, short game, and the complete swing from correct set-up to full finish. After each daily lesson, we will play a ninehole Par 3 golf course such as Little Miami, Reeves, Meadow Links, and World of Golf. Participants must bring their own clubs. fee: $300

Gymnastics Camp

July 22–26 | 9–12pm | middle & upper

Coaches: Sue Bone & Todd Tveita Our gymnastics camp, led by coaches Sue Bone and Todd Tveita, will provide a well- rounded physical workout. The campers will be instructed on four Olympic events, which include: uneven bars, balance beam, tumbling, and the vault. The state of the art tumble track will be used during instruction. Have fun and learn new skills! fee: $175 15


Program Descriptions Hail to the Chief

Hot Off the Press

Journey Camp

Kids to the Rescue

Let’s Be Active

Magic Club

Instructor: Doug Huff The Hail to the Chief summer camp will focus on “throwing your hat in the ring” and running for a public position. Campers will be taught effective communication strategies for giving speeches and presentations, fundraising, marketing, and the use of the media. There will be many guest speakers including a City Councilman and former Congressmen. Don’t miss this behind the scenes look at how a campaign comes together! fee: $175

Instructor: Matt Shifley Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Students in this program will explore the art of printmaking to create and share their own images. This unique creative process has close ties to illustration, graphic design, and commercial printing. In the end, students will compile their images and work together to publish their own art magazine. It’s sure to create a buzz. fee: $175

Instructor: Andrew Mazza Visit local natural areas to hike, play games and learn to identify plant and animal life. This camp features an off-site trip each day to a local recreation site, park or attraction. fee: $175

Do you love animals? This class will show you ways to take care of your own pet, as well as how you can make a difference for pets that have been rescued, too. With guest speakers and fun projects, you will explore creative ideas that can help animal rescues in your area. You will visit a recue facility and meet animals that have been rescued. fee: $175

Instructor: Tyler McIlwraith Are you ready to get your body moving? Join us as we travel around the city for different activities including; gymnastics, ice-skating, yoga and more. fee: $175

Instructor: Jason Jacobs Want to impress your friends with special magic tricks? Learn the secrets of the trade and good presentation skills with your friends in Magic Club. You will learn high quality magic tricks by the current president of Cincinnati’s magic club. Your magic teacher, Jason Jacobs, teaches magic camps all summer and performs shows all over Cincinnati. fee: $225

Historical Cincy “Porkopolis”

June 17–21 | 9–12pm | ages 7-12

June 24–28 | 9–12pm | ages 7-12

June17–21 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 9-12 June17–21 | 12:30–3:30pm | middle & upper

Instructor: Doug Huff Join us as we travel through the heart of downtown Cincinnati on the history of Porkopolis tour. Learn about historic landmarks such as Carew Tower and Findley Market. Discover the underground subway and many other famous attractions. fee: $175 16

July 15–19 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Individual Sports

Instructor: Tyler McIlwraith Do you just love all sports or are there some sports you want to try? Here is an opportunity to try a variety of sports all in one week. The focus will be on individual sports including tennis, golf, bowling and track. Fun and games are the focus of this program. If you like to be active, this is the perfect program for you. fee: $175

July 8–12 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Jump Start School

July 29–August 2 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-10

Get ready for the new school year! Brush up on reading, writing, and math activities each morning. We will help you to get back into the groove of school with small group activities as well as one-on-one instruction. fee: $225

July 29–August 2 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

LEGO Robotics

June 17–21 | 9am–12pm | ages 9-12

Instructor: Brian Berning What could be more fun than creating and building a robot? Campers will be introduced to robotics concepts through teamwork and problem-solving challenges. Each member of the group will assume a role and must work together with team members to solve the assignments as we simulate real-life robotics and robotics systems. fee: $175

June 17–21 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

July 29–August 2 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Magic Tree House Adventure, Revisited

July 8–12 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Ashley Bryan Want a little adventure in your summer? Come join Jack and Annie on their journey to the forgotten city of Pompeii in Vacation under the Volcano! Along with reading we will also be creating a passport, gladiator gear, a volcano, and learning some Latin and history on the Greek gods! Don’t miss out on the magic of reading! fee: $175 17


Program Descriptions Mammoth Cave Camping July 15–19 | ages 9-12

Monday – Thursday: camping trip Friday: 9am–3:30pm

Instructor: John Krauss Overnight camping! This is a full-week program that includes a four-day, three-night camping trip to Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. We will depart after lunch on Monday and return on Thursday evening. This will be a busy week filled with many outdoor activities such as setting up our campsite, cooking over a fire, hiking, and canoeing. We will also, of course, be exploring the longest cave system in the world! Sign up and be prepared to have fun, make new friends, experience nature, and learn about ecology during this exciting week. A packing list and additional details will be provided to participants in advance. fee: $425

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Math Exploration

Nature Inspirations

Outdoor Excursions

Photoshop for Comics

Practical Life Skills

Instructor: Lindsay Shoupe This class will allow students to have fun discovering and exploring new math concepts via activities. Topics to be included are fractions, averages, multiples, measurements, perimeters, diameter of a circle, areas of various figures, surface area, volumes, graphing and basic geometry. Students will enjoy learning while experiencing how math is used in daily life. fee: $175

Instructor: Jocelyn Coulter How we come to understand ourselves shares a great connection with how we grow to understand our surroundings. Students will spend their time outside exploring high and low as they find inspiration in nature. From trees to bugs, nature’s colors, textures, patterns, and compositions make up the beautiful world around us. Together, we will create nature inspired art, from photo collages and natural-textured prints, to earth art installations left in place for time, weather, and wildlife to continue to work on! Students will explore a variety of art mediums while also gaining guidance in connecting with their natural environment and recognizing it for more than just the grass and trees they see. fee: $175

Instructor: John Krauss Outdoors is the place to be this summer! An all-day camp this year, we will explore one or more locations around town that has something fun to enjoy outside. Hiking, canoeing, wake boarding, rock climbing, and biking are just some of the awesome outdoor activities that we will do. Also new for this year... the week will also include an overnight camping trip to a nearby state park departing on Thursday morning and returning by 3:30 on Friday. A packing list and additional details will be provided to participants in advance. fee: $400

Instructor: Jason Knarr Photoshop and other computer programs are great tools for creating original artwork. This class will explore how to make your ink and pencil drawings come to life with color, shading, and special effects. Create lush backgrounds for your characters to live in and experiment with new and creative ways to layout your comic panels. This class is specifically designed for those comic artists that have experience in creating comic line art or drawings. We will take pencil art, clean it up and generate new line art digitally and then add color, texture, backgrounds and effects. fee: $175

Instructor: Jason Knarr Sometimes our busy and complex schedules don’t give us time to prepare for the smaller, simpler things that come up in our lives but can cause us much stress. A kind of home ec meets shop class for beginners, this class aims to show and practice simple life skills like sewing on a button, changing a tire, cooking vegetables, and pressing a shirt. fee: $175

July 22–26 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Math Refresher

July 22–26 | 9am–12pm | grades 6-8

Instructor: Lindsay Shoupe Join this one week summer refresher course designed to give students entering 6th, 7th and 8th grades a valuable edge in math. The Math Refresher class will be focused on problem-solving and critical thinking skills, with an emphasis on number theory concepts. fee: $225

July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

June 24–28 | 9am–3:30pm | middle & upper

outdoor?

July 22–26 | 12:30–3:30pm | middle & upper

July 8–12 | 9am–12pm | middle & upper

Photoshop Philter Phun

July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Jason Knarr Ever wondered what you’d look like if you were purple? How about wearing a Buick for a hat? This camp will allow digital artists to experiment with photo manipulation. Each day we will capture images with a digital camera and then return to the computer lab to edit them in crazy ways with Photoshop. Color printouts of the silliness will go home with the artist. fee: $140

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Program Descriptions Princeton SAT Review

Reading Rocks

Self-Portrait Camp

Study Skills

Swim Instruction

TaeKwonDo

Instructor: Princeton Review Staff The Princeton SAT review course is designed to prepare juniors and seniors for the SAT. This course provides personal attention, guaranteed results, top instructors and the best materials available to help students improve their SAT scores. There will be 14 total sessions, which includes 10 class sessions and 4 full-length practice tests. A satisfaction guarantee is promised! If a student attends all sessions, does all the work assigned and is not satisfied with his/her score, The Princeton Review will provide that student with a refresher course at no charge. All summer classes will be held in the Seven Hills Upper School on the Hillsdale Campus, June 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28; July 1, 2, 3, and 5 from 9:00 am to Noon or 1:00 (time of dismissal varies). This class is limited to 17 students. fee: $899.00 for Seven Hills Students $999.00 for non Seven Hills Students

Instructor: Kara Meador Games, activities, and great books to promote reading fluency. Have fun while boosting decoding and comprehension skills. fee: $225

Instructor: Mimi Stricker We will be practicing and learning how to draw, wire, paint and sculpt faces and figures. fee: $175

Science Wizards

July 15–19 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Meredith Brown This program will focus on developing the necessary study skills to be an efficient, effective, and successful learner. Topics covered will include managing time and organizational skills, reading textbooks to gather information, note taking from books and lectures, and identifying and comprehending salient information for test preparation. fee: $225

Instructor: Katie Forster Katie Forster, Seven Hills’ varsity swim coach will lead swimming lessons during this week. Groups will be divided according to the swimming level of each camper and everyone will receive individualized instruction throughout the week. Whether you are looking for basic water safety or stroke improvement, here is a terrific opportunity to improve swimming skills. fee: $175

Instructor: Jason Jacobs Your child will discover courage and confidence as well as physical and mental strength. Students will learn how to kick, punch, block and defend themselves. On the last day of class the children will give a demonstration to the parents and even break a board! Jason Jacobs is a member of the United TaeKwonDo association and is a part of www.ahntkd.com. Each participant will receive their own Dobok, a TaeKwonDo uniform. fee: $175

June 17–July 5 (3 weeks) | grades 11 & 12

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June 24–28 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-9

June 17–21 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Speed & Agility Camp

July 8–12 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

July 15–19 | 9am–12pm | middle & upper

Instructor: Della Kemper Join us for this hands on week of geology, chemistry, zoology, and physics. Each day you’ll be given a series of challenges that will not only use science facts, but also your imagination! fee: $175

Time to get ready for your sport season! Athletes will experience a fun filled environment where games and activities are designed to enhance balance, agility, coordination and speed. fee: $175

Sports of All Sorts

July 22–26 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Tyler McIlwraith Here is the perfect chance for young athletes to have fun playing the sports they love. Each day will be filled with a variety of team and individual sports with an emphasis on improving general sport skills, learning new skills, and strengthening campers’ overall athletic abilities. fee: $175

July 29–August 2 | 12:30–3:30pm | middle & upper

Swim & Fun

July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12 July 8–12 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12 July 22–26 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12 July 29–August 2 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Katie Forster Join the Seven Hills Swim Club and head to the pool for an excitement-filled afternoon! Spend your time cooling off in the water, playing water games, and having lots of fun swimming with your friends. Also enjoy the opportunity to play outdoor games such as corn hole, volleyball, and frisbee. This is what summer is all about! weekly fee: $175, week of July 1: $140

July 15–19 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

July 29–August 2 | 12:30-3:30pm | ages 7-12

Team Sports

July 29–August 2 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Do you get bored with just one sport for an entire week? If so, this program is ideal for you. Many team sports will be featured including basketball, baseball, flag football, soccer, and lacrosse. Come and enjoy the fun! fee: $175 21


Program Descriptions Techno Kids

Travel Back in Time & Outer Space

July 8–12 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Jason Amburgey Are you creative? Do you love computers? Do you want to have a week of crazy techno fun? Join us and discover many web programs that allow your creativity to explode! We will create a video of your own photos, and use many other great technology tools. If you have a digital camera, please bring it. fee: $175

Tennis Clinic

June 15–19 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Sue Bone Tennis anyone? Seven Hills proudly presents the game, set, match tennis clinic, led by our own tennis coach, Sue Bone. The theme of this clinic is fun, friends and improvement. Each participant will acquire new tennis skills and the inspiration and self-confidence to continue playing and improving after the clinic. Whether you have no prior tennis experience, or want to perfect your skills, this is the clinic for you. fee: $175 22

July 8–12 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

The Science of Food

June 15–19 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Jocelyn Coulter What makes cookies get puffy in the oven? Why does pizza dough rise? How do we get cheese from milk? In fact, what is cheese anyway?! The science of food is truly amazing. Get up close and personal with the food we eat. Students will learn how to make some of their favorite snacks while also discovering the science processes involved in the creation of such foods. Fun snacks include pizza, cookies, cheese, dehydrated treats, ice cream, and more! fee: $175

Instructor: Jocelyn Coulter The 1977 NASA sent Voyager 1, a space probe, into outer space. We will visit the Cincinnati Observatory to check out the telescopes and learn what it takes to leave our planet’s atmosphere. Students will imagine themselves as a space probe designer or engineer. What would their space craft look like... and more importantly, what would they choose to put in it to send into outer space? Voyager 1 included a record, a gold record with audio recordings from Earth to who or whatever it might have come in contact with. Students will learn about this golden record and then make their own! We will record sounds of their lives on this planet today that they wish to send into the unknown! Together we will create our own album (on a CD) to share with the rest of the universe... and to take home to their mothership to enjoy for the rest of summer! fee: $175

Trendy Treasures July 1–5 (no camp July 4) | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Mitzie Moser Students will learn how to cross-stitch, needlepoint and make “friendship” bracelets. In cross-stitch we will use the basic canvas, a hoop, needle and cotton floss. This will be a beginning design that can be framed or finished into a pillow. In needlepoint we will use canvas, needle and wool yarn. Friendship bracelets will include, round, diagonal, “v” shape and “fish” shapes. fee: $175

Vocabulary Challenge

July 29–August 2 | 9am–12pm | ages10-12 July 29–August 2 | 9am–12pm | middle & upper

Instructor: Meredith Brown Do you know what “burgeon” means? How about “malfeasance”? “Nascent”? “Bumbershoot”? Enroll in Vocabulary Challenge, and you will! This fun, highenergy class will use games, writing, and puzzles to enrich each student’s vocabulary. These fun learning activities will also instill key vocabulary acquisition techniques, including learning word roots and developing memorable mnemonic devices of all sorts. We will work with words that students have encountered in reading but yet not learned as well as more sophisticated words likely to be entirely new. fee: $225

Wacky Weather

July 22–26 | 9am–12pm | ages 7-12

Instructor: Della Kemper Do you ever wonder how weather is predicted? What causes tornadoes, hurricanes, rain, snow, rainbows and sunsets? How is global warming affecting our weather patterns? Come and chase the clouds and learn more about our planet Earth. fee: $175

Water Splash

June 24–28 | 12:30–3:30pm | ages 7-12

Come and celebrate the re-opening of The Beach Waterpark with us! We will also travel to different water parks throughout the city. fee: $225 23


Seven Hills Summer 2013 Registration Options 1. Register online Visit www.7hills.org Select Summer Program under “Quicklinks” Click the online registration option 2. Complete and mail application from brochure 3. Download application from website Visit www.7hills.org Select “Summer Program” under “Quicklinks” Download application 4. Call Summer Program Office and request an application at 513.728.2380

Payment Information

1. Program payment options include Paying by check (made payable to The Seven Hills School), or Credit card (online payment or with application), or Seven Hills students may bill school account 2. All account balances must be paid in full by May 17, 2013. For other payment options please contact Jill Romerill, Director at 513.728.2380

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Terms of Enrollment Permission: I grant permission for my child to participate in The Seven Hills School Summer Program as described, including swimming and traveling on trips for field study and other off campus activities. Photograph Release: I give permission to The Seven Hills School Summer Program to release the camper’s photograph to be used by the School for promotion of The Seven Hills School Summer Program.

2013 Application

4. Calculate Deposit

online registration available also please fill out a separate application for each child

($50.00 per program, activities on reverse)

Food Allergies: Children with food allergies must provide their own lunch.

Child’s Name______________________________________

Extended Day: AM and PM are not drop in services. Late fee of $1.00 per minute applies after 6:00 PM.

Age_____ Birth Date____________Gender_______________

Deposit: There is a $50.00 per program deposit due for registration prior to May 17, 2013. All deposits are non-refundable. Application Fee: One-time application fee for non-Seven Hills families is $50.00. Account Balances: All account balances must be paid in full by May 17, 2013. Multiple Week Discount: A 5% discount applies if you register for 4 or more weeks.

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q Seven Hills Families only – Bill school account q Check enclosed (checks made payable to The Seven Hills School) q Credit Card

please circle: Visa Mastercard Credit Card #________________________________________

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Home Phone______________________________________

Exp. Date__________________________________________

Guardian Name(s)__________________________________

Name on card_______________________________________

Cancellation Policy: Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Full refunds will be issued for those programs. You will be notified by June 3.

Name _____________________________________

A minimum of two weeks written notice is required of intention to withdraw for any registered program participant. If proper notice is given, any program fee, minus the deposit, will be returned.

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The Seven Hills School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, admission, employment, scholarships or other matters.

7. Select payment option:

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Jill Romerill, Director 513.728.2380 e-mail: jill.romerill@7hills.org Visit our website at www.7hills.org

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Futher inquires may be addressed to:

6. Total due at time of application

Address_________________________________________

Registrations received after May 17, 2013 must be paid in full. Partial Attendance Rule: No refund or reduction in fees is possible for a child who arrives late, leaves early or attends only part of a session.

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Grade Entering_____School Attending_____________________

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5. Add Application Fee ($50.00) (non Seven Hills Families only)

1. Complete personal data section.

Signature__________________________________________ Date_____________________________________________

8. Register for extended hours and lunch:

Please register me for extended day: q Early Care (7:30-9:00AM) ($30.00 per week, $25.00 week of July 1)

email______________________________________

2. Please read Terms of Enrollment located on page 24 and sign below.

q After Care (3:30-4:45PM) ($30.00 per week, $25.00 week of July 1)

I understand and agree to the Terms of Enrollment.

q Extended Care (4:45-6:00PM) ($30.00 per week, $25.00 week of July 1)

Signature of Parent or Guardian____________________________

Please sign me up for lunch: q ($25.00 per week, $20.00 week of July 1)

date___________________________

3. Create your summer by selecting activities on reverse.

9. Please return your completed registration form and deposit to:

The Seven Hills School Summer Program Office 5400 Red Bank Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

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full day (9am–3:30pm)

morning (9am–12pm)

Early Childhood

Please select either morning or full day.

Honeybees 3 & 4

June 17–June 21 q Celtic Culture Camp

July 8–July 12 (AM)

q Journey Camp

q June 17–21 Ready, Set, Travel!

q LEGO Robotics

q Science Wizards

q Self-Portrait Camp (AM)

q Techno Kids

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q June 24–28 Music Jubilee

q Cardboard Costume Creations (PM)

q Chess (PM)

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q July 1–5 *no camp July 4 Sensory Detectives

q Career Investigators (PM)

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q July 8–12 Exposure to Languages

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q July 15–19 Math Wizards

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q July 22–26 Our Wonderful Earth

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q July 29–August 2 Great Books, Phonics & Fun

Stingerbees 5 & 6

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q Historical Cincy “Porkopolis” (PM) q Let’s Be Active (PM)

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q Magic Tree House Adventure Revisited (PM) q Swim & Fun Club (PM) q Travel Back in Time and Outer Space (PM)

q Reading Rocks (AM)

q Outdoor Excursions (9am-3:30pm) q Business Leadership Camp (PM)

q Swim & Fun Club (PM)

July 1–July 5 *no camp July 4

q TaeKwonDo (PM)

q Acting Workshop (AM) q Golf (9am-3:30pm)

(9am-3:30pm)

q Digital Traveling Photo Studio (PM)

July 8–July 12 q Drawing & Sketching (AM)

q Mammoth Cave Camping

q Practical Life Skills (AM)

(9am-3:30pm)

July 22–July 26 q Basketball Camp (AM)

q July 8–12 High Up in the Sky

July 1–July 5

q Golf (9am-3:30pm)

q Computer Magic (AM)

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q July 15–19 Hocus Pocus

q Photoshop Philter Phun (AM)

q Dance Craze (AM)

q Trendy Treasures (AM)

q Wacky Weather (AM)

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q July 22–26 Young Scientists

q Games Galore (PM)

q Art on the Go (PM)

q Nature Inspirations (PM)

q Math Exploration (PM)

q July 29–August 2 Jump Start School

q Swim & Fun Club (PM)

q Sports of All Sorts (PM)

q August 5–9 Adventure Club

June 24–June 28

q Tennic Clinic (AM)

q Water Splash (PM) *no camp July 4

q Historical Cincy “Porkopolis” (PM)

q Kids to the Rescue (PM)

q Speed & Agility Camp (AM)

q July 1–5 *no camp July 4 Mystery Math

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q French Around the World (PM)

q Computer Programming for Kids (AM)

q Culture, Crafts & Cuisine (PM)

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q Princeton SAT Review (June 18–July 5)

q Adventure Club

q The Science of Food (PM)

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q Team Sports (AM) q Vocabulary Challenge (AM)

August 6–August 10

q Swim Instruction (PM)

q June 24–28 Creepy, Crawly, Ecology

q LEGO Robotics (AM)

q Acting Adventures (AM)

q Hail to the Chief (AM)

q Financial Literacy & Stock Market Games (AM)

q Magic Club (AM)

July 15–July 19

q Business Leadership Camp (PM)

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June 17–June 21 (AM)

q Amazing Race (AM)

q Hot Off the Press (PM)

q June 17–21 Passport Adventures

q Jump Start School

June 24–June 28

q Animation Creation (PM)

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Summer at Middle & Upper July 29–August 2

q Drawing & Sketching

q Individual Sports (AM)

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Create Your Summer ages 7-12

q Swim & Fun Club (PM)

q Claymation (PM)

July 15–July 19 q Speed & Agility Camp (AM) q Mammoth Cave Camping (9am-3:30pm) q 3-D Vehicle Design (PM)

July 22–July 26 q Gymnastics Camp (AM) q Math Refresher (AM) q Photoshop for Comics (PM)

July 29–August 2 q Vocabulary Challenge (AM) q Study Skills (PM)

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HILLS SCHOOL

Summer Program

5400 Red Bank Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 513.728.2380 www.7hills.org

Intellectually vibrant, individually attuned future-ready learning for students grades pre-K through 12.

Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage PAID Cincinnati, OH Permit No. 9695

2013 Summer Program Brochure  

Seven Hills 2013 Summer Program Brochure