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SUMMER Program 2019

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June 3 – August 9 wellington.org/summer


Wellington Summer Program 2019

SUMMER Program 2019

June 3 – August 9, 2019 Phil Gross, Director of Summer Program Julie Lovett, Assistant Director of Summer Program Contact Information 3650 Reed Road Columbus, OH 43220 Summer Office Phone: 614-324-8882 Email: summer@wellington.org

Summer Program Weeks WEEK 1: June 3-7 WEEK 2: June 10-14 WEEK 3: June 17-21 WEEK 4: June 24-28

Age Groups Open to students in prekindergarten (must be age 4) through grade 12. *Register for programs according to the grade your child will enter in fall 2019.

WEEK 5: July 1-5 *No class on July 4

WEEK 6: July 8-12 Camp Hours Morning Program: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Lunch: 12-12:30 p.m. Afternoon Program: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

WEEK 7: July 15-19

Extended Day Hours Before Care: 7:30-9 a.m. After Care: 3:30-6 p.m.

WEEK 9: July 29-August 2

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WEEK 8: July 22-26

WEEK 10: August 5-9


Wellington Summer Program 2019

Information Program Overview

Registration/Confirmation

Cancellation/Refund Policy

• The Wellington Summer Program is

• Register according to the grade your child will enter in fall 2019. • After registering online, you will receive a confirmation email immediately. • A registration fee of $15 per camper is required at time of registration. • Course fees are located in the camp descriptions. • Registration is not complete until payment is received. • Payments are accepted in the form of credit card, cash, or personal check. • Returned checks and ACH denials/ errors are charged $30 per infraction.

Due to the necessity for a minimum number of students to be enrolled in every course, we must adhere to the following policy regarding cancellations.

open to all families in the community and across the country, regardless of school attended. • The program complements busy summer schedules by offering fullday, morning-only, and afternoon-only camps. • Extended Day care is available before and after programs daily. • You may register for one or multiple programs throughout the summer. The choice is yours. • Registration is processed online. Enrollment is fast, safe, and easy. • Registration opens February 1 at 7 a.m.

Online Registration • Visit wellington.org/summer and click the Register Now button. • Previously enrolled families should use their current login and password. For assistance, please email summer@ wellington.org or call (614) 324-8882. • First time users, click Create an Account and follow the on-screen steps. • Registration remains open all summer, so you can go back and add classes at any time.

Waiting Lists • All camps have enrollment limits to provide an optimal experience for campers. • Once a class reaches capacity, you may choose to join an online waiting list. • You will be notified via email if a spot becomes available and you will have 24 hours to accept the open spot. After the 24-hour window expires, the open spot is passed on to the next person on the waiting list. • There is no fee or deposit to join a waiting list.

• A full refund, minus a $50 cancellation fee per class, will be given if you cancel a class for any reason prior to May 24. After that date, no refunds will be given unless a program is cancelled. Exceptions will be considered for medical circumstances (a letter from a licensed physician is required). • Wellington Summer Program office reserves the right to cancel any program for which there is insufficient enrollment. All efforts will be made to assign students affected to another available camp. If placement is not possible, a full refund or credit for a future program will be granted. • Refunds, prorated rates, or discounts will not be provided for camper absences, including vacation schedules or conflicting activities. • If a child is removed for disciplinary reasons, there will be no refund.

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Wellington Summer Program 2019

Lunch

Drop-Off

Photographs

• Lunch is provided by Wellington’s dining service company, Aladdin Food Management Services, and available for purchase at $30/week. • Lunches will consist of a variety of kid friendly foods. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, milk, and fruit will be available daily. • Students who have dietary restrictions must bring lunch from home. • Lunch must be registered and paid for at least a week in advance to ensure availability. • Campers are welcome to bring a sack lunch from home, however please note no refrigeration will be available.

• Enter on Reed Road and make an immediate right into the visitor parking lot. • Please park in the lot and walk your child into the rotunda where members of our staff will greet you and assist in finding your child’s program location. • DO NOT park along the curb in front of the main entrance of the school. • Check-in directly with your teacher in the location of your program. Specific program locations will be emailed the week prior to your program start date. • NOTE: If your child arrives before 8:50 a.m., he or she will be entered into the Extended Day program and charged the daily drop-in rate of $17.

• During one of our programs, your child’s photograph may be taken. These photos may be used in future Wellington Summer Program publications, on the school’s social media accounts, the Wellington website, or other promotions. • Please contact the Summer Program Director in writing prior to your child attending camp if you do not want your child to be photographed.

Extended Day Program

Pick-Up

• Before and after care are available to Summer Program participants from 7:30 - 9 a.m. and 3:30 - 6 p.m. • A parent or caregiver must accompany the child into before and out of after care. Parents must sign their child in with the Extended Day Director when they are dropped off in the morning and must sign their child out during pick-up in the afternoon. • We encourage parents to sign up online in advance to help our administration better plan for staffing needs; however, we recognize that may not always be possible and we do permit drop-ins without previous registration. • There is a strict $1/minute per child late fee for all campers picked up after 6 p.m. • Fee structure: • Before Care - $50 per week • After Care - $65 per week • Before and After Care Combo - $85 per week

• Please park in the main lot in front of the school. Pick-up for students in prekindergarten – 4th grade will occur from the classroom/space where the program occurs daily. Pick-up for middle school students will take place in the rotunda with their instructor. Specific instructions will be emailed the week prior to your program start date. • The teacher will release the student only to parents/individuals who are listed on the authorized pick-up list. You may log in to your account to add additional individuals to your authorized pickup list at any time. • NOTE: If your child is not picked up by 3:40 p.m., he or she will be entered into the Extended Day program and charged the daily drop-in rate of $21.

Field Trips • Waivers are provided by email prior to the start of camp for programs that are not located on the Wellington campus. • School busses provide transportation for off-campus trips as noted in the description of the program. • Lunches are not provided on full-day field trips. Students must bring a sack lunch.

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Medication • If your child must take medication while here, please complete the Administration of Medication form, available for download at wellington.org/summer. • You AND your doctor must complete and sign this form before Summer Program staff can dispense medication to your child. • Please provide an adequate supply of your child’s medication in a labeled container, including dosage instructions and the doctor’s name. If medication is not picked up within 30 days of the last administered dose, it will be discarded.

HIGH SCHOOL FOR-CREDIT PROGRAMS Why spend the summer in class? Students value the ability to delve deeply into one content area without other demands on their schedule. For-credit classes help students fulfill a graduation requirement in order to free up space in their school-year schedule. • Programs are open to students from any high school. • Please check with your child’s school prior to registering for a program to ensure your school will accept the academic credit earned in our Summer Program. • Daily attendance is mandatory in order to earn academic credit. • You will earn 1/3 credit (the equivalent of one trimester) for the program you complete. • Credit is documented through an official letter to the student indicating the summer course title, credit earned, and final grade. A copy of this letter may also be mailed to the student’s school upon request. • Summer courses are aligned with the academic policies described in the Wellington Course Brochure and Policy Handbook.


Wellington Summer Program 2019

Quick Look Academics Food Matters (Prek-1) Book Lovers (1-3) Chess for Beginners (1-3) Cooking Through Literature (1-3) Launch It (1-3) Math Fun (1-3) Messy Mixtures (1-3) Autour du Monde Francais (1-4) Little Medical School (1-4) Becoming an Author (2-4) Cooking Around The World (2-4) Food Matters (2-4) Science Palooza (2-4) Amusement Park Science (4-6) Zoology (4-6) Chess Kings (4-8) Art of Problem Solving (5-8) Camp Architecture (5-8) Food Matters (5-8) Future-Preneurs (5-8) ROXstars (6-8)

Adventure Camp Wellington (1-3) Columbus Zoo: Backyard Wildlife (1-3) Pirates, Ships & the Deep Blue Sea (1-3) Horseback Riding (1-6) Learn to Sail (2-4) Drone Mission Mania (3-5) Pirate Adventure (3-5) Mission to Mars (3-6) Junior Firefighter Academy (4-6) Day Trekkers: Sports, Nature & Art (5-8) Flight Exploration (5-8) Learn to Sail (5-8) Drone Escape & Rescue (6-8)

Course descriptions and dates are available on the following pages.

Athletics Cheerleading Camp (Prek-2) Aerial Arts (1-3) Fencing (1-3) Intro to Dance (1-3) Martial Arts (1-3) Youth Tennis (1-4) Wilson Tennis Camp (1-8) Olympics for Kids (2-4) Coed Soccer (2-5) Coed Basketball (2-8) Cheerleading Camp (3-8) Aerial Arts (4-6) Intro to Dance (4-6) Sports Around the World (4-6) Fencing (4-8) Martial Arts (4-8) Advanced Coed Soccer (5-8) Backyard Games (5-8)

Early Childhood (Ages 4-5) African Safari Animal Kingdom Architects, Engineers & Inventors Construction Zone Cooking Through Literature Dress-Up Trunk Theatre Elephants, Piggies, Pigeons & More Enchanted Forest Masterpieces in the Making Mythical World On The Farm Operation Kindness Polar Opposites Problem-Solving Storytelling Space Explorers Splish Splash Time To Get Messy Trip to the Rainforest Wonderful World of Color

High School ACT Test Prep Boot Camp (9-12) Perfecting the College Application Essay (9-12) Physical Education (9-12) Art Portfolio Development Workshop (10-11) Government (10-12) Glass Art (11-12)

STEM Dino-mite (1-3) Junior Engineers: Under Construction (1-3) Junior Robotics (1-3) Math Fun (1-3) Toy Shop (1-3) Camp COSI: Become the Scientist (1-4) Fossil Hunt: Can You Dig It? (1-4) Science Palooza (2-4) Civil Engineering (3-5) Engineering Investigators (3-6) Game Design: Ninja Attack (3-6) Game Design: Tower Defense (3-6) Mission to Mars (3-6) Robotics (EV3): Robot Surgeons (3-6) Robotics (EV3): Robotic Control (3-6) Traveling into the Future: MinecraftEDU (3-6) Amusement Park Science (4-6) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (4-6) Arcade Electronics Galore (5-8) Art of Problem Solving (5-8) Camp Architecture (5-8) Camp COSI: Design It! Build It! Test It! (5-8) Medieval Machinations: MinecraftEDU (5-8) Take Apart Club (5-8)

Performance & Fine Arts Aerial Arts (1-3) Cookies & Crafts (1-3) Cooking Through Literature (1-3) Elephant & Piggie: I Can Act (1-3) Intro to Dance (1-3) Martial Arts (1-3) Pirates, Ships & the Deep Blue Sea (1-3) Storybook Theatre (1-3) Comedy Magic (1-4) Creative Arts (1-4) Fairy Worlds (1-4) My Doll, Tea & Me (1-4) Cooking Around The World (2-4) Finding Your Voice: Disney Musicals (2-4) Art Around the World (3-5) Awesome Artists (3-5) Aerial Arts (4-6) Intro to Dance (4-6) Painting a Masterpiece (4-6) Welcome to Hogwarts (4-6) Behind the Scenes: Scene Writing for the Stage (4-8) Broadway Bound (4-8) Martial Arts (4-8) Storytelling Around the World (4-8) All Things Sculpture (5-8) Amazing Acting (5-8) Guitar Hero (5-8) Hamilton (5-8) Let’s Have a Party (5-8) Now Playing on Broadway (5-8) Paper Craft Art (5-8) Street Magic (5-8) Three-Dimensional Art (6-8)

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Wellington Summer Program 2019

Schedule

Daily Camp Schedule Morning Program: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Lunch: 12-12:30 p.m. Afternoon Program: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Extended Day Before Care: 7:30-9 a.m. After Care: 3:30-6 p.m.

JUNE 3-7 FULL DAY Horseback Riding (1-6) Learn to Sail (2-4)

AM Enchanted Forest (Prek–K) Toy Shop (1-3) Youth Tennis (1-4) Intro to Dance (4-6) Paper Craft Art (5-8) Physical Education Credit (9-12) ACT Test Prep Boot Camp (9-12)

PM Food Matters (Prek–1) Martial Arts (1-3) Camp COSI: Become the Scientist (1-4) Game Design: Ninja Attack (3-6) Amazing Acting (4-8)

JUNE 10-14 Little Medical School (1-4) Camp COSI: Design It, Build It, Test It! (5-8)

Elephants, Piggies, Pigeons & More (Prek–K) Cheerleading Camp (Prek–2) Storybook Theatre (1-3) Autour du Monde Francais (1-4) Robotics (EV3): Robot Surgeons (3-6) Broadway Bound (4-8) Three-Dimensional Art (6-8) Art Portfolio Development Workshop (10-11) Glass Art (11-12)

Horseback Riding (1-6)

Cooking Through Literature (Prek–K) Aerial Arts (1-3) Elephant & Piggie: I Can Act (1-3) Coed Soccer (2-5) Awesome Artists (3-5) Martial Arts (4-8) Take Apart Club (5-8)

Splish Splash (Prek–K) Camp Wellington (1-3) My Doll, Tea & Me (1-4) Olympics for Kids (2-4) Painting a Masterpiece (4-6) Cheerleading Camp (3-8) Medieval Machinations: MinecraftEDU (5-8)

JUNE 17-21 Wonderful World of Color (Prek–K) Intro to Dance (1-3) Chess for Beginners (1-3) Food Matters (2-4) Mission to Mars (3-6) Now Playing on Broadway (5-8) Flight Exploration (5-8)

JUNE 24-28 Becoming an Author (2-4) Learn to Sail (5-8)

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Masterpieces in the Making (Prek–K) Cooking Through Literature (1-3) Fencing (1-4) Finding Your Voice: Disney Musicals (2-4) Engineering Investigators (3-6) Advanced Coed Soccer (5-8) ROXstars (6-8) Perfecting the College Application Essay (9-12)

On The Farm (Prek–K) Junior Robotics (1-3) Columbus Zoo: Backyard Wildlife (1-3) Cooking Around the World (2-4) Art Around the World (3-5) Guitar Hero (5-8) Hamilton (5-8)


Wellington Summer Program 2019

JULY 1-5 (NO CLASS ON JULY 4) FULL DAY Creative Arts (1-4) Future-Prenuers (5-8)

AM Polar Opposites (Prek–K)

PM Trip to the Rainforest (Prek–K)

JULY 8-12 Learn to Sail (2-4) Day Trekkers: Sports, Nature & Art (5-8)

Time To Get Messy (Prek–K) Junior Engineers: Under Construction (1-3) Dino-mite (1-3) Youth Tennis (1-4) Junior Firefighter Academy (4-6) Fencing (4-8) Storytelling Around the World (4-8) Government (10-12) ACT Test Prep Boot Camp (9-12)

Dress Up Trunk Theatre (Prek–K) Book Lovers (1-3) Fencing (1-3) Science Palooza (2-4) Game Design: Tower Defense (3-6) Zoology (4-6) Backyard Games (5-8)

JULY 15-19 Coed Basketball (2-8) Chess Kings (4-8)

Mythical World (Prek–K) Launch It (1-3) Messy Mixtures (1-3) Robotics (EV3): Robotic Control (3-6) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (4-6) Behind the Scenes: Scene Writing for the Stage (4-8)

Architects, Engineers & Inventors (Prek–K) Cookies & Crafts (1-3) Fossil Hunt: Can You Dig It (1-4) Traveling into the Future: MinecraftEDU (3-6) Coed Basketball (2-8) All Things Sculpture (5-8)

JULY 22-26 Math Fun (1-3) Drone Mission Mania (3-5) Camp COSI: Design It, Build It, Test It! (5-8)

Construction Zone (Prek–K) Chess for Beginners (1-3) Martial Arts (1-3) Aerial Arts (4-6) Street Magic (5-8) Perfecting the College Application Essay (9-12)

Operation Kindness (Prek–K) Columbus Zoo: Backyard Wildlife (1-3) Comedy Magic (1-4) Welcome to Hogwarts (4-6) Let’s Have A Party (4-8) Food Matters (5-8)

JULY 29-AUGUST 2 Horseback Riding (1-6) Learn to Sail (5-8) Drone Escape & Rescue (6-8)

Problem Solving Storytelling (Prek–K) Pirates, Ships & the Deep Blue Sea (1-3) My Doll, Tea & Me (1-4) Wilson Tennis Camp (1-8) Amusement Park Science (4-6) Art of Problem Solving (5-8)

Animal Kingdom (Prek–K) Camp COSI: Become the Scientist (1-4) Fairy Worlds (1-4) Pirate Adventure (3-5) Sports Around the World (4-6) Arcade Electronics Galore (5-8)

AUGUST 5-9 Creative Arts (1-4) Civil Engineering (3-5) Camp Architecture (5-8)

Space Explorers (Prek–K)

African Safari (Prek–K)

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Courses A-Z

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Advanced Coed Soccer

ACT Test Prep Boot Camp

This crash course boot camp will prepare students for the June 8 and July 13 administration of the ACT. Following the format they should expect on test day, students will take a full-length diagnostic test on the first day using actual ACT test questions. Students will receive an individualized score analysis, differentiated instruction based on the results of their practice test, and valuable tips and strategies to help them navigate the most challenging problems from every section. Each day will focus on a different section of the test, with general test-taking tips interspersed throughout the week. Students will assemble a helpful “cheat sheet” based on their own proficiency levels and refer to this list of helpful hints often through a series of drills and coaching sessions of varying lengths. As a springboard to the Saturday morning test, students will receive 16 hours of intensive instruction supplemented by drills tailored to their specific areas of need. Students of every level of proficiency are encouraged to attend. No academic credit is awarded for taking this program. Instructor: John Brown, Wellington Upper School teacher

This program is designed for middle school players who are driven to improve their technical skills as well as develop and hone decision making on and off the ball. Emphasis will be placed on developing a strong relationship with the ball and playing the game with the proper mindset to allow for creativity, team play, and thoughtful decision making. Instructors: J.J. Bain, Wellington head boys varsity soccer coach, staff, and student-athletes Grades: 5-8 June 24-28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $180 Code: #103

We have got our binoculars! Uh-oh, tall grass! Guess we will have to go through it. Oh no, a river! Guess we will have to swim across. Oh, I see a lion! Join us on an African Safari to discover what other animals we may see on our safari expedition. Students will explore the safari through songs, crafts, stories, and creative movement. Instructor: Sharla Starker, Wellington Lower School teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten August 5-9, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #106

All Things Sculpture

Aerial Arts

Ready to run off to the circus for a week? This aerial arts and circus camp offers a safe and supportive environment for young students to learn the fundamentals of circus and aerial acrobatic arts. Daily lessons will feature the low-hanging trapeze, aerial silks and hoop, acrobatics, and tumbling. Additionally, students will participate in fun games throughout the week to increase their strength, coordination, teamwork, and overall circus skills. This fun filled camp will culminate with a performance set to the theme “The Greatest Showman.” Instructor: Lyra Gray, owner of Aerotique Columbus Grades: 1-3

African Safari

Grades: 4-6

Students will explore all the possibilities of sculpture as we bring this three-dimensional art form to life. Sculpture has been around for thousands of years and can be made from an endless array of materials. Students will learn a variety of techniques and develop their skills while creating sculptural works from paper, wood, wire, and plaster. Instructor: Juliana Boiarski, Hilliard High School art teacher Grades: 5-8 July 15-19, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #107

Amazing Acting

Explore the wonderful world of performing arts! This class will introduce students July 22-26 to the many techniques of acting for 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. the stage: stage presence, vocal quality, Fee: $180 Fee: $180 physicality, and character development. Students will also learn the importance Grades: 9-12 Grades: 9-12 Code: #104 Code: #105 of collaboration and communication as July 8-12 June 3-7 they work with others to perform poems, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. monologues, and short scenes during a final performance for family and friends. Fee: $300 Fee: $300 Instructor: Emily Yaksic, Marion Franklin Code: #102 Code: #101 High School drama teacher Grades: 4-8 June 17-21

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Courses A-Z Amusement Park Science

How do roller coasters work? What makes bumper cars hover? Students will discover the science behind their favorite amusement park attractions as we take a ride into amusement parks. Watch physics come to life in this hands-on, exploratory program. Instructor: Jennifer Wenzke, former head of youth and family programming at the Rochester Museum and Science Center Grades: 4-6 July 29-August 2, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #109

Animal Kingdom

Join us for a weeklong expedition around the world as we discover and celebrate some of the animal kingdom’s most endangered species. Students will learn about animals like the giant panda, the bald eagle, and snow leopards. We will celebrate what makes these rare animals so special through an assortment of books, crafts, and games. Along the way, we will make a variety of crafts including snow leopard masks, bald eagle puppets, and handprint polar bears. Join us to celebrate the hidden treasures of the animal kingdom. Instructor: Erika Donat, Wellington Aftercare teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten July 29-August 2, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #110

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Arcade Electronics Galore

Prepare to build and play your own arcade games. Students will have resistors, switches, wires, LED diodes, transistors and much more at their disposal this week. Students will learn about the effects of different electronic components as they build, program, and test a home run derby game, memory games, and much more. The fun does not stop there, as we will build an electronic circuit to play the card game 21 and learn how to program the circuit board. Discover the effects of different electronic components: amps, volts, resistance and power, while playing with a disco ball, sirens, or a light show. Instructor: Sciensational Workshops staff Grades: 5-8 July 29-August 2, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $200 Code: #111

Architects, Engineers, & Inventors

Did you know it took Thomas Edison 1,000 attempts to invent the light bulb? When a reporter asked how it felt to fail so many times, Edison answered, “I didn’t fail 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps.” Over the course of this week, students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they tinker, dream, plan, invent, design, and build. Students will engage with a variety of materials and hands-on investigations to explore STEM principles such as cause and effect relationships and spatial awareness. We will also practice cooperation, listening, speaking, teamwork, and perseverance – integral skills to the success of our keenest thinkers. Instructor: Jennifer Leonard, Wellington Lower School learning guide

Art Around the World

Ready to take a trip around the world? Students will start by making a passport for our journey to travel to all seven continents to learn about cultures across the world and how they express themselves through art. Highlights from our world tour include gargoyles in France, Kente cloth in Ghana, Indonesia batik, Aboriginal dot paintings in Australia, and Aztec suns in South America. By the end of the week, students will have a suitcase full of art and a heart full of memories from their artistic travels around the world! Instructor: Tina Cegala, Ridgeview Middle School visual arts teacher Grades: 3-5 June 24-28, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #113

Art of Problem Solving

Fee: $150

Students will spend the week developing their problem-solving skills through hands-on math and STEM challenges. Students will study and implement problem-solving strategies from guessand-check to working backwards and everything in between, while solving complex math and STEM problems. The challenges will require inductive and deductive reasoning, creativity, and perseverance to build math problemsolving skills. Instructor: Alisha Sleeper, Watkins Middle School math and science teacher

Code: #112

Grades: 5-8

Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten July 15-19, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

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Courses A-Z

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Art Portfolio Development Workshop

In this weeklong workshop, students will get a jump-start on their art portfolio and gain a firm understanding of what to expect as they begin to move through the college application process. We will explore the required components of an art portfolio, learn how to properly document artwork for applications, and create a website to organize students’ digital portfolios. Each student should bring 5-7 pieces of their best work and any previous sketchbooks. Students’ previous work will serve as the starting point for examining themes found in their work, reflecting on media they have previously explored, and thinking about media they may want to explore for their portfolio. The instructor will provide one-on-one feedback. By the end of the week, each student will leave with a set of goals to complete over the summer, future portfolio piece ideas, a list of art programs broken down by specialties to help plan college visits, and a comprehensive list of opportunities including art scholarships, art competitions, and special events such as National Portfolio Day. No academic credit is awarded for this program. Instructor: Jaime Bennati, Wellington Upper School visual arts teacher Grades: 10-11 June 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $250 Code: #115

Becoming an Author

Awesome Artists

Take a journey with us as we learn about some of the greatest creators of all time! Find inspiration from their distinct styles, choice of art materials, and their philosophies on art making. Learn how Faith Ringgold incorporated stories into her art creations or how one is good but many is better for Andy Warhol. Perhaps you are more of a dot person like George Seurat or maybe you prefer to paint to music like Wassily Kandinsky. The sky is the limit as to where this class may take you. Instructor: Tina Cegala, Ridgeview Middle School visual arts teacher

Book lovers and budding authors will explore a variety of authors and book genres as we learn how to write like published authors. Students will discover and experiment with a variety of writing styles, including creative writing. Bring your favorite books to class! The new fullday format will allow us to take a deeper dive into this program. Instructor: Yolanda Johnson, Wellington Lower School teacher Grades: 2-4 June 24-28, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fee: $300 Code: #119

Behind the Scenes: Scene Writing for the Stage

June 17-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Calling all aspiring writers and actors! Students will learn how to create and write a scene, and will cast and direct their peers in a staging of their own scene. This is the perfect program for budding writers and actors. Instructor: Emily Yaksic, Marion Franklin High School drama teacher

Fee: $150

Grades: 4-8

Code: #117

July 15-19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Grades: 3-5

Fee: $150

Backyard Games

Love playing outside in the backyard on a sunny day? Then this class is for you. Students will experience all kinds of backyard and recreational games including ultimate frisbee, kickball, battle ball, capture the flag, disc golf, and more. We will also play lawn games like corn hole, hillbilly golf, and Polish horseshoes. Students will learn the rules, tactics, and strategies throughout the week as we have a blast playing these games. Instructor: Paul Demchak, Reynoldsburg physical education teacher

Code: #120

Book Lovers

July 8-12, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

The perfect experience for those searching for new books to enjoy, this weeklong program will introduce students to a completely new world of reading. Students will receive individualized book recommendations, listen to popular books read aloud, and find new books of interest! Students will also study characters across some popular series and will leave with a list of books to read all summer long! Instructor: Lisa Veon, Glen Oak Elementary teacher

Grades: 1-4

Fee: $150

Grades: 1-3

June 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Code: #118

July 8-12, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Autour du Monde Francais

Journey around the world without ever leaving Columbus! This immersion-style class (hands-on and taught exclusively in French) will take students to France, Sénégal, Switzerland, and other Frenchspeaking countries. We will eat authentic foods, bask in the sun on faraway beaches, and discover famous monuments. Students will learn and use basic vocabulary as they explore a new location each day. Instructor: Patty Hans, Wellington Lower School French teacher

Grades: 5-8

Fee: $150

Fee: $150

Code: #116

Code: #121

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Courses A-Z Broadway Bound

This class will focus on the three main aspects of musical theatre: acting, singing, and dancing, which are all needed to make it on Broadway. Students will learn one modern and one classic musical theatre song and dance that will build performance skills and enhance stage presence. Our week will conclude with a big show-stopping performance for family and friends. Instructor: Emily Yaksic, Marion Franklin High School drama teacher Grades: 4-8 June 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #122

Camp Architecture

Camp Architecture will introduce students to the world of architecture and design. During the week, campers will be exposed to architecture and the associated fields of interior design, structural engineering, landscape design, and city and regional planning through hands-on projects and imaginative games. Campers will enhance their STEM knowledge, develop creative ideas, leadership and team-building skills, build confidence, and plant the seeds for a life-long appreciation of architecture and design. Instructor: The Center for Architecture and Design staff Grades: 5-8 August 5-9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fee: $395 Code: #123

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Camp COSI: Become the Scientist

Question, touch, build, create, and learn with Camp COSI on Wheels! In this spectacularly scientific summer camp, students will step into the shoes of a new kind of scientist each day. Launch into space to explore rockets and rovers one day, and then explore the inner workings of the human body the next. From our environment to engineering and the science of living things, Camp COSI is presented by COSI Educators and is always exciting, a electric, and always hands-on! Instructor: COSI staff Grades: 1-4

Grades: 1-4

June 3-7

July 29-August 2

12:30-3:30 p.m.

12:30-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $180

Fee: $180

Code: #124

Code: #125

Camp COSI: Design It, Built It, Test It! Dive deep into the engineering design process this summer with Camp COSI on Wheels! Redesigned with new challenges this year, this engineering-focused camp will set students loose to design, build, test, and redesign to solve real world problems, test collaboration skills, and find engineering in unexpected places. Build straw skyscrapers to withstand wind, create your own all-in-one surgical tool, dissect wind-up toys to explore their inner workings, and more! Camp COSI on Wheels is presented by COSI Educators and is always exciting, always electric, and always hands-on! Instructor: COSI staff Grades: 5-8

Grades: 5-8

June 10-14

July 22-26

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $350

Fee: $350

Code: #126 Code: #127

Camp Wellington

Come explore Camp Wellington! Join us for a week of fun including a number of popular camping activities like crafts, interactive games, and even making s’mores with a solar oven! We will have a nature scavenger hunt, make our own trail mix, and share stories around the campfire. Instructor: Madi Sayre, Barrington Elementary School counselor Grades: 1-3 June 10-14, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #128

Cheerleading Camp

The Wellington Summer Cheerleading Camp will teach students the basic fundamentals of cheer. Students will learn cheers, dances, and jumps with an emphasis on the importance of selfconfidence and what it looks like to be a part of a cheerleading squad. Students will end the week knowing drills and techniques they can work on at home to continue to improve their skills. Instructor: Katie Werkin, Wellington cheerleading coach, staff, and student athletes Grades: Prek-2

Grades: 3-8

June 10-14

June 10-14

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

12:30-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $180

Fee: $180

Code: #129

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Courses A-Z Chess for Beginners

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Civil Engineering

During this unique blended program, students will spend part of their day saving humanity within the world of Minecraft and the rest of the day problem solving with their hands. For the MinecraftEdu challenge, students will find an apocalyptic future where the earth has been ravaged by a series of natural disasters. Each day, students rely on the engineering design process to solve a series of challenges such as building a city on a series of islands, escaping from a bunker on Mt. Everest, and even building a rocket to land on the moon! Through application of engineering Grades: 1-3 Grades: 1-3 principles, students will solve numerous challenges as they make their virtual world June 17-21 July 22-26 of Minecraft a safe place for humanity once 12:30-3:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. again. In the afternoons, students will form Fee: $165 their very own construction crew and work Fee: $165 together as a team to build a city from the Code: #131 Code: #132 ground up. Crews design essential urban structures and develop processes to purify Chess Kings water and generate their own power. This program is designed for students Instructor: Engineering For Kids of Central currently playing or ready to begin Ohio staff playing in chess tournaments. Students Grades: 3-5 will spend a week immersed in chess, August 5-9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. becoming a stronger player, and understanding the finer concepts of Fee: $350 the game. Students will participate in Code: #134 demonstration board activities, tactical problems, and timed end game drills to prepare for rated tournament play. Each Coed Basketball day the students will use the strategies Campers will cycle daily through drills they have learned as they compete in our lead by Wellington coaches emphasizing weeklong camp tournament. the fundamentals of basketball: defense, Instructor: Kyle Jones, United States ball-handling, passing, and shooting Chess Federation (USCF) candidate technique. Healthy competition will be master promoted throughout the week in the form of individual and team games. At Grades: 4-8 the end of the week, students will take July 15-19, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. home the drills and skills from camp to Fee: $280 continue working on them all summer long! This camp is perfect for beginning Code: #133 and intermediate players. Instructors: Artie Taylor, Wellington head boys varsity basketball coach, staff, and student-athletes This is the perfect class for students who want to learn to play chess or just want a place to practice basic skills. Students will learn chess rules, strategies, and history, and partake in demonstration board activities, puzzle-solving, and end game drills to become more familiar with common techniques. Each day the students will use the strategies they have learned as they compete in a weeklong camp tournament. Instructor: Kyle Jones, United States Chess Federation (USCF) candidate master

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Coed Soccer

Campers will enjoy an exciting five days of learning, playing, and enjoying the beautiful game of soccer during this camp. We will emphasize the joy of playing the game by engaging campers with opportunities to touch the ball in fast-paced small-sided games. Fifth graders with several years of soccer experience should consider attending the Advanced Coed Soccer Camp. Instructors: J.J. Bain, Wellington head boys varsity soccer coach, staff, and student athletes Grades: 2-5 June 17-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $180 Code: #137

Columbus Zoo: Backyard Wildlife

Did you know you can find amazing animals in your own backyard? Campers will become citizen scientists as they explore Ohio wildlife through hands-on activities, games, and stories. We will discover how to create animal-friendly habitats and enjoy a visit with a box turtle who will help each camper create a unique piece of art. Instructors: Columbus Zoo Conservation Education & Engagement staff Grades: 1-3

Grades: 1-3

June 24-28

July 22-26

12:30-3:30 p.m.

12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $180

Grades: 2-8

Grades: 2-8

Fee: $180

July 15-19

July 15-19

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

12:30-3:30 p.m.

Code: #138 Code: #139

Fee: $280

Fee: $180

Code: #135

Code: #136


Courses A-Z

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Cookies & Crafts

Who says cookies can’t be art? And what is more fun than crafts you can eat? We will bake and decorate delicious cookies each day, as well as work on a cookie related craft project for students to take home at the end of the week. Instructor: Becky Davis, cookie enthusiast Grades: 1-3

Comedy Magic

July 15-19, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Cooking Through Literature

Students will explore picture books with themes about food and then try their hand at creating tasty snacks inspired by what they read. Students will make an art project that goes along with the theme of the week and enjoy a taste of the food they helped create. Instructor: Kathy Yant, Wellington Lower School teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Students are thrilled by the idea of magic, and they really love learning and performing it! This class is a great way for your student to have fun learning to become an amazing magician, performer, and presenter. Beyond the entertainment value, magic helps improve digital dexterity, coordination, visual perception, spatial relationships, critical thinking, creativity, public speaking skills, selfconfidence, and imagination. This class will focus on fun, easy magic and comedy styles and how to incorporate them into a show. Instructor: Carroll Baker, Central Ohio’s busiest magician

Fee: $150

Grades: 1-4

June 24-28, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Dive into this interactive, multidisciplinary program as we explore dance, make music, play drama games, make origami, draw, paint, sculpt, and so much more. Working artists guide the way, fostering exploration and self-expression, and celebrating creativity and joy! Instructors: Kaye Boiarski, former director of Days of Creation for over 30 years, and Juliana Boiarski, Hilliard High School art teacher

July 22-26, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $150

Fee: $165

Grades: 1-4

Grades: 1-4

Code: #143

July 1-5

August 5-9

Code: #142

Cooking Around the World

Join us for a weeklong adventure as we make and taste different foods from around the world! Each day, students will focus on a different region of the world to discover, cook, and taste the dish they have created. Students will work together to prepare many different recipes and even bring home a few to share. Instructor: Justine Smith, Wellington Lower School teacher Grades: 2-4

Code: #140

Cooking Through Literature Construction Zone

Grab your hard hat! Students will spend the week using engineering and architectural skills as they build with different materials including boxes, recyclable materials, Legos, and wooden blocks. We will read books to creatively generate ideas and then learn how to carry out a plan to put ideas into action. Instructor: Jennifer Landon, Wellington Lower School teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten July 22-26, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Book lovers and future chefs will love this class! Throughout the week, we will read several picture books to inspire our recipes for cooking. After reading a book, students will make a recipe related to the story that will satisfy their hunger. Instructor: Justine Smith, Wellington Lower School teacher

June 17-June 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #145

Creative Arts

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fee: $260

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fee: $325

Code: #146 Code: #147

Grades: 1-3 June 24-28, 9a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #144

Fee: $150 Code: #141

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Courses A-Z CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Join us as we learn about forensics, crime scene investigations, and crime lab chemistry. Students will perform as many as 15 different experiments designed to show you just how to solve those tricky cases. Search for the evidence, gather clues, and discover how science can help solve a mystery. Students will dust for fingerprints, analyze handwriting, test for blood type using simulated blood, examine hair and clothing fibers, practice chemistry to identify mystery substances, and much more. Students will then use these skills throughout the week to solve crimes of the century. Instructor: Sciensational Workshops staff Grades: 4-6 July 15-19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $200 Code: #148

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Dino-mite

Go back in time to discover what makes dinosaurs everyone’s favorite prehistoric animal. We will make fossils, dig for bones, learn about the different time periods, and learn about the dinosaur food chain. This week is sure to be DINO-MITE! Instructor: Jennifer Wenzke, former head of youth and family programming at the Rochester Museum and Science Center Grades: 1-3 July 8-12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #150

Dress Up Trunk Theatre

Let’s dive into the trunk and see what we find! Students will take the items we find and turn them into an exciting character. Then we will join all those awesome characters to create our very own play! Instructor: Angela Barch-Shamell, professional actor & theatre teacher at Columbus Children’s Theatre

Drone Mission Mania

Students will learn the basics of drone technology and safety before taking to the air to fly and code the drones. Rolling and jumping drones are also used in this program. Drobots’ pilots will experience a program filled with excitement, games, challenges, and learning. Using the safest and most reliable drone products on the market, we focus on enhanced safety, learning, and, most of all, fun. Students work in teams all week long to prepare for the most enjoyable part of the week: the Ultimate Drone Games, including events such as drone baseball, dronado, womp rat invasion, drone bowling, and more. Instructor: Drobots Company staff Grades: 3-5 July 22-26, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fee: $350 Code: #153

Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten July 8-12, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #151

Day Trekkers: Sports, Nature & Art

Drone Escape and Rescue

Elephant & Piggie: I Can Act

Grades: 5-8

Drones have become a necessity for search and rescue first responders around the world, adding a new layer of solutions to help save lives. Now students can take part in and learn from simulated missions during this action-packed, creative, and educational program. Students will learn to fly drones and rely on their rescue team to collect vital data in specific “rescue areas” to locate “victims” and safely rescue them. We use age-appropriate and cutting-edge technology methods available for creating plans, missions, and maps. Students will also learn invaluable lessons on how to make informed and targeted suggestions safely, quickly and accurately for real-world positive applications. Instructor: Drobots Company staff

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Grades: 6-8

Grades: 1-3

Fee: $350

July 29-August 2, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

June 17-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Code: #149

Fee: $350

Fee: $180

Code: #152

Code: #154

Welcome to Day Trekkers! Kayaking, geocaching, and hiking are on our agenda! We will visit a variety of state and metro parks during this adventure-packed week. Water shoes, hiking shoes, and an adventurous spirit are required! In addition to exploring nature and various sports, students will learn about artists who use natural materials to create art during this exciting week. Students should bring a sack lunch and a water bottle each day. We will eat on site at each day’s location. Instructors: Becky Fuller, Wellington physical education teacher, and Jayne Young, Wellington art teacher

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This interactive beginners program will put students into the pages of the Mo Willems book series. Because these wonderful books lend themselves to dialogue, your budding actor will become Elephant or Piggie every day. From “Let’s Go for a Drive” to “The Thank You Book,” students will love every second of their time spent acting out these classic books. Each class will begin with interactive acting games and then the students will learn which book they will explore that day. Students will build theatrical and literacy knowledge through daily drama activities designed to develop storytelling, reading, comprehension, and characterization skills. Instructor: Columbus Children’s Theatre staff


Courses A-Z Elephants, Piggies, Pigeons & More

Join us for a week of fun-filled activities based on the work of award-winning children’s author, Mo Willems. Willems is the author of the Elephant and Piggie series, Pigeon series, Knuffle Bunny series and more! We will play games, create crafts, and of course do plenty of reading. Instructor: Madi Sayre, Barrington Elementary School counselor Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten June 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #155

Enchanted Forest

Join us for a week full of imagination and fun as we create crafts and enjoy activities related to some of our favorite magical friends like unicorns, dragons, and wizards. Students will make their own unicorn horns, pet dragon puppets, wizard wands, magical witch potions, and much more. Instructor: Erika Donat, Wellington Aftercare teacher

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Fairy Worlds

The world of fairies is vast and filled with extraordinary beings with unusual powers. Students in this expressive arts program will be introduced to various types of fairies via a book titled “A Practical Guide to Faeries.” Students will learn how elusive creatures can be fierce warriors, clever problem solvers, and mischievous pests! Each day, the students will engage in crafts, creative movement, and language arts activities that will help deepen their understanding of the fairy world. Additionally, they will create a fairy persona of their own inspired by the information they learn. Instructor: Michelle Cornell, theatre teacher and Wellington Aftercare teacher Grades: 1-4 July 29-August 2, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150

Finding Your Voice: Disney Musicals

Let’s start at the very beginning! Focusing on proper technique will help students’ voice be heard while singing favorite songs from Disney classics. Columbus Children’s Theatre’s professional teaching artists have years of vocal pedagogy training and can assist young singers in finding their voice. The weeklong program will focus on posture, breathing and breath support, and placement and vowel formation for singing. Students will begin to read music and know what a half note, whole note, and eighth note are, as well as where a middle C sits on a treble clef staff. The whole class will sing a song (or two or three) for family and friends on the last day. Instructors: Columbus Children’s Theatre staff Grades: 2-4 June 24-28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Code: #158

Fee: $180 Code: #162

Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten June 3-7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #156

Engineering Investigators

Find out who stole the blueprints for a secret new design! Using principles of investigative science and forensic engineering, students will become a forensics engineer to analyze evidence in the simulated crime scene using math, science, and technology. Students will embark on a new journey each day to decipher cryptic clues and biological codes, and help identify the thief through chemical and mechanical analysis. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff

Flight Exploration

Fencing

Fencing developed from the ancient sport of swordplay. In today’s world, fencing is an exciting sport that helps participants develop discipline, balance, coordination, good reflexes, sportsmanship, and selfesteem. Students will learn the basic skills of fencing: footwork, how to hold a weapon, parries, retreats, fencing etiquette, and so much more. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Isabel Alvarez, coach and owner of Profencing, LLC, and staff Grades: 1-4

Grades: 4-8

Grades: 1-3

Grades: 3-6

June 24-28

July 8-12

July 8-12

June 24-28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

9 a.m.-12 p.m. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $150

Fee: $180

Fee: $180

Fee: $180

Code: #157

Code: #159

Code: #160

Code: #161

Join instructors from The Ohio State University’s Center for Aviation Studies for a STEM centric look at the fundamentals behind flight. Beyond the science, students will have the opportunity to learn about careers in aviation as they visit a variety of aviation facilities at Columbus’ John Glenn International Airport. These trips will include previous favorites such as the airline ramp and air traffic control facilities (pending Federal Aviation Administration approval). Instructor: Matt Dreher, The Ohio State University, certified flight instructor Grades: 5-8 June 17-21, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #163 wellington.org/summer | 15


Courses A-Z

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Fossil Hunt: Can You Dig It?

Food Matters

Local Matters’ Food Matters program shares healthful food education, skills, and knowledge to create fun and delicious meals using fresh and seasonal whole foods! Students will learn where healthy food comes from, how it grows (even growing some of their own to bring home), and what healthy foods do for our bodies. They will understand the importance of positive food choices through hands-on food preparation and fun food activities. Whether students are planting their own herbs and container plants or practicing life skills preparing healthful meals, they will learn everything from understanding the USDA MyPlate to chopping, peeling, and sautéing. Each program ends with an iron chef style cook-off challenge that allows students to put all of their new knowledge and skills to the test! Instructors: Local Matters staff Grades: Prek-1

Grades: 2-4

June 3-7

June 17-21

12:30-3:30 p.m.

12:30-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $165

Fee: $165

Code: #164

Code: #165

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Archaeology and paleontology come to life in this weeklong program. Each student will partake in a simulated fossil excavation, uncovering different bones of a dinosaur. We will then assemble the bones to form a completed threedimensional dinosaur that students will take home at the end of the week. We will have a whole assortment of tools to aid our efforts such as excavation tools, labels, specimen bags, and geological and fossil time charts. Students will examine fossil replicas and make their own out of plaster. Students will identify 20-millionyear-old shark’s teeth and see other fossil replicas such as a cave bear tooth, an ammonite, a Tyrannosaurus rex tooth or a dinosaur egg. Come see and work with our rock and mineral collection, learn how to identify different rocks and minerals, and even hold a giant pumice rock specimen from Mt. St. Helens. Instructor: Sciensational Workshops staff Grades: 1-4 July 15-19, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $200 Code: #167

Game Design: Ninja Attack

Video games are everywhere and in almost every form you can imagine! In this electronic game design program, we will create our own version of a Platform game set in a dojo that we will defend from a ninja attack. Students will use the engineering design process to create a storyboard to outline the rules of play and characters for our game. Then, we will use Clickteam Fusion 2.5 to bring our storyboard to life with programming. At the end of the week, students will take home a working Windows-compatible game. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 3-6 June 3-7, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #169

Game Design: Tower Defense

Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2 to create their own video game. A tower defense game is one in which the programmer creates towers to defend a base which fires at passing enemies. At the end of the program, students will take home a working Windows-compatible game. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 3-6 July 8-12, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150

Future-Preneurs

Budding entrepreneurs will learn how to create their own company and will create and sell handmade products at the salea-thon. This weeklong program will dabble in the world of stocks and current events as they relate to businesses. Learn what it takes to make it on your own in the world of entrepreneurship. Instructor: Little Scholars staff Grades: 5-8 July 1-5, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fee: $260 Code: #168

Code: #170


Courses A-Z Glass Art

Students will use traditional and digital media as they design and build their own stained glass windows. Working with glass is a unique medium for high school students and presents opportunities for problem solving along the way. The culmination of this course is the creation of a unique stained glass window. Journaling is also incorporated throughout the class to allow students an opportunity to reflect on their design process from start to finish. Additionally, students will research glass art as it relates to a variety of cultural contexts and current practices found throughout the world. Students who complete this course will earn 1/3 Visual Arts credit (the equivalent of one trimester). Instructor: Michelle Neely, Wellington Upper School math and global citizenship teacher Grades: 11-12 June 10-28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $600 Code: #171

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Government

This three-week course focuses on the United States government and will include an examination of the Constitution, governmental philosophies, federalism, the interplay of the three branches of government, and the civic roles of Americans. The course will cover the historical and philosophical foundations of the Constitution, changes to that Constitution that furthered the ideals of the Declaration of Independence, the power and role of the President, and the legislative process. Students will study these topics through articles and resources representing a broad range of ideologies and disciplines. Students will be able to converse as educated citizens about the structure and principles of our republic and have the tools to involve themselves in the process of governing. US History is a prerequisite for this course. Students who complete this course will earn 1/3 History credit (the equivalent of one trimester). Instructor: Victoria Pang, Wellington Middle School & Upper School social studies teacher Grades: 10-12 July 8-26, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $550 Code: #172

Guitar Hero

This program will introduce students to the fundamentals of playing guitar, reading tabs, and playing single notes and basic chords. After the basics are introduced, students will learn excerpts from pop songs with the goal of playing these as a group at the end of the week. Additionally, students will explore and learn how to properly read sheet music, the differences between different types of guitars, and historical developments in music as they relate to the instrument. A guitar is required to actively participate in this program. Instructor: Alex Schrock, First Choice Music Studio & Noteworthy Music guitar instructor

Hamilton

Students will be “in the room where it happens”! Come ready to work songs, scenes, dances, and rap battles with other fans of the hip-hop musical. Do not throw away your shot to have a spot in this class as we explore Broadway’s hit, “Hamilton.” Columbus Children’s Theatre’s professional teaching artists have the skills that will assist students in learning songs by using sheet music and an accompanist to teach vocal parts that will blend the harmonies just like a Broadway music director. They will also break down choreography to assist even the newest dancers to groove like a pro. Instructors: Columbus Children’s Theatre staff Grades: 5-8 June 24-28, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $180 Code: #174

Horseback Riding

Saddle up and join the fun at Liberty Farm! Gentle horses and quality staff provide a safe, encouraging environment to learn the basics of hunt seat riding. Daily riding lessons and games provide a fun, safe environment for students to explore and practice basic skills. Students will spend time in the barn learning hands-on skills such as grooming, leading and handling, and tacking up. Students will also learn about different types and breeds of horses, the difference between a fetlock and a forelock, and most importantly about the special relationship between horses and people. Parents and families are invited to join us on the last day of the program to see how much students learn throughout the week! Bring a packed lunch, a water bottle, a change of clothes for the creek, and a bike helmet (if you have one). We will provide a healthy snack each day. Sturdy shoes and long pants are required for riding. Instructors: Liberty Farm staff Grades: 1-6

Grades: 1-6

Grades: 1-6

June 3-7

June 17-21

July 29-Aug. 2

Grades: 5-8

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

June 24-28, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $395

Fee: $395

Fee: $395

Fee: $150

Code: #175

Code: #176

Code: #177

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Courses A-Z Intro to Dance

Join us for a week of ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance. Each day, students will be introduced to a new dance style through daily dance technique classes. Students will collaborate with their classmates to make dances in each movement style. On Friday, the students will do a short performance for family members! Instructor: Chloe Napoletano, dance instructor Grades: 1-3

Grades: 4-6

June 17-21

June 3-7

12:30-3:30 p.m.

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Fee: $150

Fee: $150

Code: #178

Code: #179

Wellington Summer Program 2019

Junior Firefighter Academy

Have you ever thought about being a firefighter? Throughout the week, students will engage in hands-on firefighter-like activities including comprehensive fire safety practices, fire escape plan design, basic first aid, and fire extinguisher use. Students will also learn how to escape from a burning house in a “smoke� filled safety trailer/classroom that uses theater smoke to give safe but realistic training. Fun activities and games will provide students a real firefighterinspired experience. Instructor: David A Brizius, retired firefighter, fire safety instructor for over 35 years Grades: 4-6

Launch It

Get ready to create and test your own catapult! Students will work with a variety of materials to discover ways that force works and how things move. We will investigate how to make a catapult and then use it to test objects of different sizes and weights. We will put the catapult creations to the ultimate test in a friendly catapult launch competition. Ready, set, launch! Instructor: Lisa Veon, Glen Oak Elementary teacher Grades: 1-3 July 15-19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #183

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $165

Fee: $150

Hoover Sailing Club has offered sailing instruction for Central Ohio youth for nearly 50 years. Students will experience the joy of skippering their own boat from our fleet during their very first lesson. Our experienced US Sailing Certified staff will teach basic safety and boat skills. Students will learn to sail up-wind, down-wind, tack, jibe, and recover from a capsized boat in this program. The picturesque Hoover Sailing Club property and remodeled facilities will provide students with an unforgettable week. Students are required to pack a peanut- and tree nut-free lunch and bring their own USCG-approved life jacket. Please note that sailing is a physical activity, and occasional bumps and bruises can occur. Please advise the Summer Program office if there are any issues of which we might be unaware. Instructor: Hoover Sailing Club staff

Code: #182

Grades: 2-4

Grades: 2-4

June 3-7

July 8-12

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $350

Fee: $350

Code: #184

Code: #186

Grades: 5-8

Grades: 5-8

June 24-28

July 29-August 2

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Fee: $350

Fee: $350

Code: #185

Code: #187

Code: #181

Junior Robotics

Junior Engineers: Under Construction Put on your hard hats and join us for a weeklong look at the engineering of cities. In this program, students will work hard to apply their knowledge of construction to save the beach from erosion and build their very own city from the ground up. From roads and tunnels to buildings and skyscrapers, students will discover that no job is too tough for an engineer. Instructor: Engineering For Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 1-3 July 8-12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #180

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Learn to Sail

Robots come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are each designed to perform unique tasks. In this program, students will develop a basic understanding of how robots are designed and programmed to use in the real world every single day. They will then have an opportunity to create their very own designs and program their robots to move and perform jobs ranging from lifting simple objects to cleaning up large-scale natural disasters. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 1-3 June 24-28, 12:30-3:30 p.m.


Courses A-Z Let’s Have a Party!

Any successful party or event requires careful planning, good organization, and positive social skills! In this program, students will learn the basics of party planning such as choosing a theme and location, creating a guest list, planning a menu, and providing decorations and entertainment. We will also learn party etiquette, such as sending invitations and thank you notes, host & guest etiquette, and more! Students will learn first-hand how the importance of careful planning and proper etiquette contributes to the success of any party or event. Students will discuss and practice these lessons and skills through role-play activities and will plan, organize, and participate in a themed party at the end of the week. So, let’s get this party started! Instructor: Stacey Haney, Glass Slipper Grades: 4-8

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Martial Arts

Students will be introduced to basic martial arts skills from the arts of Karate, Judo, Aikido, and Kobudo (weapons training). Through these arts, students will learn kicking, blocking and punching, and self-defense escapes, and improve their balance, agility, strength, and body awareness. We will also cover how martial arts training can provide daily life improvement by following the basic principles in martial arts: honor, integrality, and self-control. Instructor: Rodger Pyle, owner of USA Seibukan Martial Arts Training Center

Grades: 1-3 July 22-26, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Grades: 4-8

Grades: 1-3

Fee: $300

June 3-7

June 17-21

July 22-26

Code: #194

12:30-3:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $180

Fee: $180

Fee: $180

Code: #190

Code: #191

Code: #192

Fee: $150 Code: #188

Little Medical School®: Is there a doctor in the house?

Grades: 1-4

Students will learn strategies to help build and strengthen elementary math concepts in this weeklong program. Math board games will give students a deep intuitive sense of important math skills including number sense, shapes, size, arithmetic, logic, and much more. Our new full-day format will allow us to take a deeper dive into this program. Instructor: Yolanda Johnson, Wellington Lower School teacher

Grades: 1-3

July 22-26, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Little Medical School® offers children the opportunity to learn about medicine, science, and the importance of health in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. This program encourages children to do this as they explore the exciting and inspiring world of medicine. Using interactive demonstrations, crafts, and games, kids learn how the body and organs work, how to use the instruments that real doctors use, and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Children get their own stethoscope that really works! Students will learn all about and make models of the spine, brain, bones and the exciting eye, and much more. At the end of the week, each student will graduate with a diploma from the Little Medical School®. Instructors: Little Medical School staff

Math Fun

Masterpieces in the Making

Let’s not just learn about famous artists from around the world – let’s become one! Students will learn about Van Gogh, Seurat, Miro, and more as we recreate styles of artwork from decades ago. Students will bring home a portfolio of artwork at the end of the week – many pieces you may want to use as artwork for your own home! Instructor: Shelly Brown, Wellington director of early childhood

Medieval Machinations: MinecraftEDU

MinecraftEDU is an expansive game that lets players design and create unique worlds with amazing structures. One of the more complicated aspects of MinecraftEDU is Redstone, which is MinecraftEDU’s version of electrical circuitry. This program will introduce students to the many uses of Redstone through a medieval-themed adventure of creation, exploration, and castle besieging. Students will make mine cart tracks to help them gather resources, work together to build their kingdom, and design traps to defend their castle, all with the use of Redstone. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 5-8 June 10-14, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $200 Code: #195

Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten June 24-28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #193

June 10 – June 14, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Fee: $395 Code: #189

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Courses A-Z Messy Mixtures

Roll up your sleeves and dive into some messy fun. Students will experiment with different messy mixtures while learning about states of matter and displacement. Students should bring play clothes and their imaginations for an unforgettable week of fun! Instructor: Jennifer Wenzke, former head of youth and family programming at the Rochester Museum and Science Center

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My Doll, Tea & Me

Fee: $150

Bring your favorite doll each day to this fun camp! Students will have the opportunity to share their favorite doll and include the doll in daily activities and games. We will feature a doll each day and talk about their story and historical significance. We will also have fun creating student- and doll-sized goodies. On Friday, students and their dolls will enjoy a tea party where they will set their own tea table and practice proper etiquette. Join us for an interactive and super fun week! Instructor: Stacey Haney, Glass Slipper

Code: #196

Grades: 1-4

Grades: 1-4

June 10-14

July 29-August 2

Now Playing on Broadway

12:30-3:30 p.m.

On our way to Mars and back students will experiment with a variety of different tools to build many different things including their own 7-in-1 Mars mini lander, a space rover, space explorer, space shuttle, space dog, astronaut, space station, and space mechanic. We will spend time learning about solar energy and even have an opportunity to create our very own color changing UV bracelets. Students will also examine a 3D surface of Mars using 3D glasses to learn more about the planet and will build and launch their own mini paper rocket. Instructor: Sciensational Workshops staff

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Join us for this study in vocal technique, characterization, basic dance, and staging of songs from musicals on Broadway right now! From “Dear Evan Hansen” to “Wicked” to “Come From Away” and “Mean Girls,” Columbus Children’s Theatre’s professional teaching artists will build students’ skills to learn songs by using sheet music and an accompanist to teach vocal technique that will blend harmonies just like a Broadway music director. They will also break down choreography to assist even the newest dancers to dance like a pro. All classes will begin with a vocal and dance warm-up and move onto specific song choices based on class interest. Instructors: Columbus Children’s Theatre staff

Fee: $150

Fee: $150

Grades: 5-8

Code: #198

Code: #199

June 17-21, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Grades: 3-6

Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

June 17-21, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

July 15-19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Fee: $200

Fee: $150

Code: #197

Code: #200

Grades: 1-3 July 15-19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Mission to Mars

Fee: $180

Mythical World

During this weeklong program, students will design and create their own mystical creatures. We will read and act out stories about fairies, dragons, and unicorns. The classroom will transform into a mythical forest and castle where all types of creatures can be found. Join us to discover just what we may encounter! Instructor: Jennifer Landon, Wellington Lower School teacher

Code: #201

Olympics for Kids

Have you ever wanted to experience what it would be like to be an Olympian? This program will introduce students to a variety of Olympic sports from both the summer and winter games. Throughout the week, students will gain both knowledge and skills used to play each sport as we actively participate in the Olympic games. Students will put their skills to the test on the final day when they use the knowledge and skills they learned throughout the week to go headto-head in an Olympic competition! Let the games begin! Instructor: Autumn DeRubertis, Central Crossing High School health & physical education teacher Grades: 2-4 June 10-14, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #202

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Courses A-Z On The Farm

Do-si-do on down to the farm for a week of fun and learning with friends! Students will explore life on a farm through stories, songs, literacy and math themed games, art, STEM projects, and student interestbased investigation. We will learn about farm animals, foods grown on a farm, jobs on a farm, farm equipment, and the importance of farms. Instructor: Erin Miller, Wellington Lower School teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten June 24-28, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #203

Operation Kindness

Have you always wanted to be a secret agent? Do you want to change the world? Join us for a week of top secret training to become an agent of kindness! During this week of training, students will embark on a mission to spread kindness throughout their communities. We will create our own secret spy gear like spy goggles and armband communicators and fill our secret agent handbooks with ideas and activities to begin secretly spreading kindness. Instructor: Erika Donat, Wellington Aftercare teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten July 22-26, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #204

Painting a Masterpiece

In the words of Bob Ross, “Every day’s a good day when you paint!” Students will enjoy a week full of good days as they explore and experiment with both watercolors and acrylic paint. Students will learn about color, composition, and techniques, and use that knowledge to create their own masterpiece. Instructor: Juliana Boiarski, Hilliard High School art teacher

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Paper Craft Art

Students will explore the world of paper making in this weeklong program. Students will scoop pulp into a screen to make a sheet of handmade paper and create three-dimensional objects using traditional origami folding patterns. Students will also learn to cut pop-ups and assemble unique paper sculptures and will explore papercutting techniques from around the world. Finally, students will design and construct a book to hold their beautiful new creations. Instructor: Kaye Boiarski, former director of Days of Creation for over 30 years

Physical Education Credit

Students will participate in a wide variety of rigorous team and lifetime sports as well as physical fitness during this three-week program. Hard work, fair competition, cooperation, sportsmanship, fitness, and enjoyment of physical activity are emphasized. Daily attendance is mandatory. Students who complete this course will earn 1/3 Physical Education credit (the equivalent of one trimester). Instructor: Paul Demchak, Reynoldsburg physical education teacher Grades: 9-12

Grades: 5-8

June 3-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

June 3-7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Fee: $450

Fee: $150

Code: #209

Code: #206

Pirate Adventure Perfecting the College Application Essay

In this weeklong workshop, students will write a series of college application essays with the aim of completing a final essay to send out with their college application. One-on-one feedback will be provided by the instructor. Students will read a number of models from the Fiske guide “Real College Essays That Work” and consider the language and structure of successful pieces. We will cover both the Common Application prompts and supplemental essay questions, as well as discuss specific essay prompts for non-Common Application schools. No academic credit is awarded for taking this program. Instructor: Keith Leonard, Wellington Upper School English teacher Grades: 9-12

Grades: 9-12

June 24-28

July 22-26

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Fee: $200

Fee: $200

Ahoy, matey! Join us for a weeklong adventure as we learn firsthand about pirate’s aye! Students will make a ship to help their imagination take them back in time to the world of pirates. Themed crafts include bits of a ship, pirate hats, and jeweled necklaces. We will explore the life of a pirate as we embark on a treasure hunt, engage in play sword fighting, and design our very own pirate flags. Instructor: Angela Barch-Shammel, professional actor & theatre teacher at Columbus Children’s Theatre Grades: 3-5 July 29-August 2, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #210

Code: #207 Code: #208

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Courses A-Z Pirates, Ships & the Deep Blue Sea

Ships ahoy mates! If you long to seek buried treasure and learn to sail the seven seas, this expressive arts camp is for you! Adventure lovers and creative thinkers; join us as we discover how these highly independent thinkers were excellent sailors and experts at living on the high seas. Over the course of the week, students will develop a pirate persona, locate priceless treasure, and protect it from their revels. They will also engage in language arts and crafts activities that will deepen their understanding of what it may have been like to be a pirate. Instructor: Michelle Cornell, theatre teacher and Wellington Aftercare teacher Grades: 1-3 July 29-August 2, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #211

Polar Opposites

Join us on a journey to the North and South Poles as we visit Polar Bears and Penguins to learn how they are built for this extreme weather. Students will play in the snow in July, create an iceberg, and learn about one of the most unique sea animals in the Artic, the narwhal! Instructor: Sharla Starker, Wellington lower school teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten July 1-5, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $120 Code: #212

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Problem Solving Storytelling

Why is the big bad wolf so angry with the three little pigs? Why doesn’t the troll want the three billy goats walking over his bridge? Students will use their imaginations, empathy skills, and creative talents to work through the design thinking framework to help storybook characters solve their storybook problems. Instructor: Shelly Brown, Wellington Director of Early Childhood Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten July 29-August 2, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #213

Robotics (EV3): Robot Surgeons

Students will design and program robots to function as medical robots by accomplishing a task that would cure a disease or address an issue within a human organ. We will use LEGO Robotics and computers to learn principles of robotics, computer programming, and teamwork. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 3-6 June 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #214

Robotics (EV3): Robotic Control Controlling robots from afar allows engineers and scientists to place robots in situations that are unsafe for humans. During this program, students will explore the Arctic, detonate explosives, and repair a broken levee all while learning about operating robots and using buttons and sensors to controlling the robots. Students will learn programming using LEGO software and work as a team to solve several challenges. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 3-6 July 15-19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #215

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ROXstars

In this weeklong mini camp lead by a licensed counselor and experienced ROX facilitator, middle school girls will discover what it means to be a smart, strong, safe, and confident girl. In this all-girl workshop, participants will learn how to be the girl who stands up for herself, shuts down the drama, and acts like a leader. Through interactive, engaging, and fun activities, girls will have the opportunity to discuss the big issues going on in their lives and will develop skills to navigate challenges and find success. Topics covered will include team building, confidence and self-esteem, assertive communication, social media, healthy friendships and relationships, girl bullying and relational aggression, body image issues, and verbal and physical self-defense. Instructors: ROX staff and counselors Grades: 6-8 June 24-28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #216

Science Palooza

Students will discover, experiment, and create as they learn about the colliding worlds of art and science in this STEAM-based program. We will create biomes from around the world, star gaze to identify constellations, master meteorology, investigate how things work, and dabble in chemistry and physics. Instructor: Little Scholars staff Grades: 2-4 July 8-12, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $165 Code: #217


Courses A-Z

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Space Explorers

Storytelling Around the World

When you look up at the night sky, do you ever wonder what exists beyond the stars? Do you dream of what it would be like to blast off in a rocket, walk on the moon, operate the Mars rover, or work on the International Space Station? What does the Earth look like from outer space? Over the course of the week, budding astronauts (and astrophysicists) will explore the wonders of our universe through a variety of hands-on experiences and investigations. Instructor: Jennifer Leonard, Wellington Lower School learning guide Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten August 5-9, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #218

Splish Splash

Dive into all things water and oceans this week as we bring the beach to Wellington for a fun-filled week of ocean songs, books, animals, and games. Students will make starfish cookies, participate in ocean animal yoga, play ocean animal bingo, and make mermaid slime. Students will also discover the hidden sea animals in our water table and create their own favorite sea animal to take home. Instructor: Danielle Gibbs, Wellington lower school counselor Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

We have all heard about Cinderella and her glass slipper and Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, but what about the stories we don’t know? In this program, students will explore lesser known folk tales and fairytales from Africa, South America, and Asia. Our exploration will include lessons on culture, story structure, and even performance. We will end our week of storytelling with a small performance for family and friends. Instructor: Emily Yaksic, Marion Franklin High School drama teacher

Sports Around the World

Calling all athletes! Have you ever wanted to learn and play different sports from all around the world? Well here is your opportunity! In this program, students will learn a new sport each day from all around the world. Students will participate in small-sided games to learn the skills needed in each sport. Each student will join a team and they will compete to earn points throughout the week and better understand the rules of each game. Ready? Set. Go! Instructor: Autumn DeRubertis, Central Crossing High School health & physical education teacher Grades: 4-6 July 29-August 2, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #220

June 10-14, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #219

Storybook Theatre

Through the use of age appropriate stories, old and new, we will learn about theatre. Each day, students will read a story, create a prop or background, then act it out, developing strong articulate voices, flexible bodies, and imaginations along the way! Instructor: Angela Barch-Shamell, professional actor and theatre teacher at Columbus Children’s Theatre

Grades: 4-8 July 8-12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #222

Street Magic

Students are thrilled by the idea of magic, and they really love learning and performing it! This class is a great way for your students to have fun learning to become an amazing magician, performer, and presenter. Beyond the entertainment value, magic helps improve digital dexterity, coordination, visual perception, spatial relationships, critical thinking, creativity, public speaking skills, selfconfidence, and imagination. Students will learn to perform street magic like David Blaine and Chris Angel. Instructor: Carroll Baker, Central Ohio’s busiest magician Grades: 5-8 July 22-26, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $165 Code: #223

Grades: 1-3 June 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #221

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Courses A-Z Take Apart Club

Ever wonder what is inside the machines that make our life run so smoothly? Bring your screwdrivers and goggles as we discover what simple machines lay within the more complex machines of our world. In this class, we will study simple machines and take apart household items such as keyboards, printers, coffee makers, DVD players, and more. Instructor: Jennifer Wenzke, former head of youth and family programming at the Rochester Museum and Science Center

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Time to Get Messy

Students will get messy as we create not-so-tidy science experiments, crafts, and basic cooking projects. Students will participate in activities like marble painting, splatter art, and making homemade playdough. We will also make three easy, kid-friendly recipes like homemade salsa and vegetable dip. Join us for a fun-filled and slightly messy week! Instructor: Erika Donat, Wellington Aftercare teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Grades: 5-8

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

June 17-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Fee: $150

Fee: $150

Code: #226

Code: #224

Three-Dimensional Art

Do you like working with your hands? Creating artwork that takes up space? Together in this weeklong program, students will explore several art materials, find inspiration through famous artists, and create amazing sculptures. We will work with a variety of art materials to create sculptures throughout the week. Some of these materials, like paper mache or wood, may be familiar, but others may be brand new, like wire, flora foam, and panty hose. Sculpture beginners and pros alike will learn new tricks and techniques while having fun along the way. Instructor: Tina Cegala, Ridgeview Middle School visual arts teacher

Toy Shop

Toys have always inspired creativity in children. In this program, young engineers will learn the concepts of mechanical engineering and put these concepts into action to become expert toy makers as they design and build their very own toys. Students will build a variety of toys including an operation game, our version of a boomerang, an amazing-maze, and many more! Students will explore fundamental concepts of energy, circuits, and movement. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 1-3 June 3-7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $150

June 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Code: #227

Code: #225

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Join us in an apocalyptic future – one where the earth has been ravaged by a series of natural disasters. Each day, students will rely on the engineering design process to solve a series of challenges such as building a city on a series of islands, escaping from a bunker on Mt. Everest, and even building a rocket to land on the moon! Through application of engineering principles, students will solve numerous challenges as they make their virtual world of Minecraft a safe place for humanity once again. Instructor: Engineering for Kids of Central Ohio staff Grades: 3-6

Grades: 6-8 Fee: $150

Traveling into the Future: MinecraftEDU

July 15-19, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $200 Code: #228

Trip to the Rainforest

Come explore the four layers of the rainforest! From the forest floor to the emergent level, students will delve into a new layer of the rainforest each day, learning about the types of animals, bugs, and plants that are in each layer. Students will sing songs, make crafts, read about the rainforest, and even become one of the rainforest animals for a day! Instructor: Sharla Starker, Wellington lower school teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten July 1-5, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $120 Code: #229


Courses A-Z Welcome to Hogwarts

Hogwarts fans and budding actors will be thrilled by this theatrical experience inspired by “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Students will explore the limits of their imaginations as they learn to cast spells, brew potions, and fly on broomsticks. They will share in playing the main characters as they attempt to discover the mystery behind a trap door in a forbidden part of the castle. Students will also create their own wands, backdrops, and other props to use in their presentation. On the final day of the program, they will share their in-class play with family and friends! Instructor: Michelle Cornell, theatre teacher and Wellington Aftercare teacher Grades: 4-6 July 22-26, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Code: #230

Wilson Tennis Camp

The long-running and popular Wellington tennis camp is partnering with Wilson Tennis, the #1 brand in tennis, to form the Wilson Tennis Camp. The camp is a great offering for young players to learn the game. The camp offers topflight instruction emphasizing tennis fundamentals and swing technique as well as drills and tennis games to ensure a good mixture of learning and fun. Campers are grouped by age and ability and each level works at a pace commensurate with their needs. Students should bring a racket, sunscreen, and water bottle for a great week of fun and tennis. Wilson tennis will provide t-shirts and prizes for all campers. Instructors: David Schilling, assistant men’s tennis coach at The Ohio State University, and Jamie Scott, head women’s tennis coach at Denison University

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Wonderful World of Color

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Color! Students will explore the beautiful colors all around us through books, songs, literacy and math themed games, and colorful experiments! We will also create our own colorful works of art to take home each day. We are looking forward to a colorful and exciting week of fun, learning, and exploration together. Instructor: Erin Miller, Wellington Lower School teacher Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Zoology

Do you love animals? Zoologists are scientists who study animals and their behavior. Students will meet live animals, care for them, design terrariums, examine their behaviors, and prepare their diets. Observe how they interact, change, and grow. Become a Zoologist in the science lab as students investigate, touch, care for, and learn about unique arthropods, reptiles, fish, and amphibians! Instructor: Nami Stager, Wellington Lower School science specialist

June 17-21, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Grades: 4-6

Fee: $150

July 8-12, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Code: #232

Fee: $150 Code: #235

Youth Tennis

Tennis is a lifetime sport that can teach young athletes mental toughness and hand-eye coordination, and build their confidence. This camp is designed for the beginner to intermediate player, and will teach the fundamentals of the game, court movement, proper grips, and stroke development. We will also emphasize the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship, all in a fun, positive environment. Students should bring a racket, filled water bottles, and sunscreen for a day of fun and learning. Instructor: Rebecca Hinze, Wellington head girl’s varsity tennis coach, staff, and student-athletes Grades: 1-4

Grades: 1-4

June 3-7

July 8-12

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Fee: $180

Fee: $180

Code: #234 Code: #233

Grades: 1-8 July 29-August 2, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee: $180 Code: #231

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