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Workshop Descriptions For Students in Grades 4-12


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Workshop Descriptions for Students Entering Grades 4-12 Session Code A: 6/17-6/28 B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed July 4 & 5) C: 7/15-7/26

Focus Grades listed are for a student’s grade in September 2013

See listed dates for programs in other time slots. Sessions are M-F unless otherwise noted.

Fees: First amount is the early registration fee due by 5/15 for programs beginning before 7/26 or by 7/1 for late July and August programs unless noted. Amount in parentheses is regular registration fee.

3-D Drawing & Painting: Techniques & Tips

Grades 7-9

Explore perspective drawing, optical illusions, drawing with 3D glasses, and more. Learn how to make things “pop” out of your artwork. $130 ($140)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

Bob Geniusz

ACT Math Prep A, B1, B3, & C

Grades 11-12

Prepare for the math sections of the ACT with an emphasis on successful test-taking strategies. Bring a graphing calculator. A B1 B3 C

$224 ($234) $180 ($190) $180 ($190) $224 ($234)

Session: A Session: B Session: B Session: C

9:00 9:00 12:30 12:30

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10:25 10:25 1:55 1:55

Don Osborne Don Osborne Don Osborne Don Osborne

ACT Verbal Prep: English, Reading, & Science A, B, & C

Grades 11-12

Gain direct experience with each of these three sections on the ACT. Become familiar with the types of questions you will encounter as well as learn a variety of strategies to attack these questions. Mr. Silver has designed this in-depth course based on 20 years of experience and has successfully prepared more than 2,000 students to take the ACT. A B C

$224 ($234) $180 ($190) $224 ($234)

Session: A Session: B Session: C

10:30 - 12:00 10:30 - 12:00 10:30 - 12:00

Fred Silver Fred Silver Fred Silver

ACT/SAT II: Essay Writing A, B, & C

Grades 11-12

Focus on the writing sections of the ACT and SAT II. Learn how to plan and organize your impromptu or argumentative essays as well as what traps to avoid. Become familiar with the qualities scorers use when evaluating essays. A B C

$224 ($234) $180 ($190) $224 ($234)

Session: A Session: B Session: C

12:30 - 1:55 12:30 - 1:55 9:00 - 10:25

Brian Marks Brian Marks Brian Marks

Advanced Reading Skills for Comprehension & Test Taking

Grades 8-10

Practice the skills you need to handle advanced reading. Annotate, identify, and use quotations in order to understand character and plot development and more. Develop skills that will help you navigate difficult texts and apply your understanding to a range of tasks including standardized test questions. $120 ($130)

Session: A

9:00

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Algebra I Review

10:25

Thomas Keily

Grades 9-10

Solve equations, apply concepts to solve word problems, simplify expressions, graph linear equations and quadratics, and more. Mr. Osborne also determines topics based on student needs. Bring a graphing calculator. $120 ($130)

Session: C

10:30 - 12:00

Algebra I Sneak Preview

Don Osborne

Grades 8-9

Get a head start on Algebra I. Review the properties used in solving algebraic equations, study linear equations, graph equations and inequalities, understand the point-slope form, and more. Bring a calculator. $120 ($130)

Session: A

12:30 -

1:55

Algebra II Sneak Preview

Don Osborne

Grades 9-11

[Prerequisite: Algebra I] Get a head start on Algebra II with this introduction to matrices, logarithms, and trigonometry. Solidify your understanding of some of the complex concepts presented in Algebra I. Bring a calculator. $120 ($130)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

Don Osborne 3


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

Archery I & II

C: 7/15-7/26

I: Grades 4-6; II: Grades 7-9

Safety first! Learn and practice archery techniques. Improve your skills through drills and games. Indoor alternate activities are planned for inclement days and times when the hot weather requires an indoor break. I II

$102 ($112) $102 ($112)

Session: B Session: B

10:30 - 12:00 9:00 - 10:25

Kelly Goggins Kelly Goggins

Art Camp: A-Medium-a-Day

Grades 4-7

Dabble in an art smorgasbord with a-medium-a-day. Plan with your teacher to select your days’ focus: paint, chalk, printmaking, paper craft, etc. $130 ($140)

6/10-6/14

9:00 -

11:30

Barb Balistreri

Art from Many Lands

Grades 4-6

Get ready to travel! Enjoy craft projects using a variety of materials inspired by art from Mexico, Peru, Egypt, Africa, Japan, and more! Make your "art passport" to stamp as you go. $128 ($138)

Session: A

2:00

-

3:30

Vicki Samolyk

Aspiring Authors: Choose Your Genre

Grades 4-6

Fiction? Mystery? Fantasy? Your class, your choice. You'll be introduced to multiple genres and decide which is most appealing to you. Write, conference, edit, publish! $96 ($106)

Session: B

9:00

-

10:25

Laura Tomczak

Aspiring Authors: From Playwright to Actor

Grades 4-6

Do you love to write? Do you love to act? Are your creative juices always flowing? Learn how to write a creative script from start to finish. Then, get ready to perform – in your own masterpiece, and in those of your classmates! $120 ($130)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

Kelley Sovol

Athens in a Golden Age (3-weeks) – Summer High School Course

Grades 11-12

Call 414.540.3350 to request course descriptions, registration materials, and policies. $700 ($800)

6/17-7/3

8:15 -

12:00

Joe Eason

Award Winning Strategy Games

Grades 7-9

Become a Scotland Yard investigator, relive the Stone Age, build your own Alhambra, or take control of the Power Grid! You will have a chance to do all of these and more in a class created specifically to play some of the most popular award-winning games in recent years. Play Settlers of Catan, Ascending Empires, Power Grid, Stone Age, Chicago Express, Railroad Tycoon, San Juan, Scotland Yard, Tikal, and Alhambra! $120 ($130)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

Brian Markwald

Babysitting Certification: A Red Cross Course

Grades 6-8

Prepare yourself to take care of children and recognize and respond to dangerous situations. Take the Red Cross babysitting course and earn your babysitting certification. The fee includes Red Cross materials and supplies. $128 ($138)

7/29-7/30

12:30 -

4:00

Backyard Boosts: Birdfeeders, Stepping Stones, Plus

M-Tu

American Red Cross Staff

Grades 4-7

Add your very own special touch to your backyard. Make stepping stones, bird baths, bird feeders, flower pots, and more. $137 ($147)

Session: C

2:00 - 3:30

Baseball Training with Coach Bartz

Keith Carden

Grades 9-12

Practice in the state-of-the-art Lubar training center (two bullpens, two full-size batting cages, and three soft-toss stations all on turf surfaces) and James Field – USM’s homefield. Work on hitting, fielding, pitching, throwing, catching, and base-running. Depending on the number of players, spend time in simulation scrimmages. This program is ideal for the summer high school player who wants instruction before/after games as well as the spring player who wants to prepare for their summer team and the next season. $150 ($160)

Session: A

2:00 - 3:30

Baseball/Softball Fundamentals

Tim Bartz, USM’s Head Baseball Coach

Grades 4-6

Strengthen your catching, throwing, hitting, and base running skills with instruction, drills, and lead-up games. Bring your glove. $120 ($130)

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Session: C

10:30 - 12:00

Bob Goodmann

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Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

Basketball Camp for Boys: Take It to the Rim

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 5-8

Join Coach Larson, inductee in the Wisconsin Coach’s Hall of Fame and a coach who has led his high school teams to numerous conference championships, in this action-packed basketball camp. Focus on skill development with an emphasis on 4-5 dribble moves, offensive footwork, finishing at the rim, making lay-ups, breaking pressure, creating space, attacking the press, having the ability to pivot v. pressure, and organizing your off-season ball handling and shooting workouts. $120 ($130)

7/22-7/25

9:00 -

12:00

Forrest Larson

Basketball for Girls: Defending the Paint

Grades 6-8

Rather than focusing on improving players' offensive skills, Defending the Paint emphasizes understanding and executing individual and team defensive principles and concepts. Work on man-to-man and zone defense. For more information contact Coach Fred Silver at 262-240-0513. $85 ($95)

8/12-8/15

5:00 pm -

7:30 pm

M-Th

Basketball: Shooting Camp for Boys and Girls

Fred Silver

Grades 4-8

Work on your scoring quotient! Develop ball-handling skills and finishing moves. Play one-on-one. Improve your “rim” skills through practice and instruction from USM coaches. $125 ($135)

6/10-6/14

9:00 -

11:30

Mike Snyder

Basketball: Team & Skill Building IA, IB, IC, & IIC

IA, IB, & IC: Grades 4-6; IIC: Grades 7-9

Improve your game and practice with fun and exciting basketball drills. Test your skills in various games. Discover how to put the word “team” into basketball. Great for all levels of ability. IA IB IC IIC

$120 ($130) $96 ($106) $120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: Session: Session: Session:

A B C C

2:00 2:00 12:30 12:30

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3:30 3:30 1:55 1:55

Bob Goodmann Mike Sweet Kelly Goggins Evan Burlew

Be a Character: Roles, Stage Make-Up, More!

Grades 4-6

Use music and movement to express your character. Get the sense of both comedy and tragedy by singing and acting! Improvise mini-musicals on the spot, create silent films, or put a spin on your favorite fairy tales. Explore the fun of stage make-up, costumes, and props in storytelling. Work with improv and scripts. Imagination and laughter required! $125 ($135)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Shannon Sloan-Spice

Become a Baseball Guru

Grades 4-6

Let's talk baseball! Learn the history of the game, what the statistics mean, and the basic rules. Then apply what we learn in the room to our own game on the field! $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 -

12:00

Laura Tomczak

Bike About!

Grades 5-8

Combine cycling on trails around USM and beyond with safety info, a little bike repair instruction, and daily physical conditioning activities. Enjoy 15-30 mile daily bike trips. Take a USM bus (with your bike) to a distant off-campus location and enjoy a long ride home. Bring your bike (safe overnight storage available), water bottle, helmet, spare inner tube, and lock. $207 ($217)

Session: B

9:00 - 12:00

Todd Schlenker

Bowling

Grades 5-9

Learn basic bowling fundamentals including ball selection, grip, approach, spot bowling, and scoring at Brown Deer Lanes. Shoes, balls, lines, and transportation charges are included in your fee. $216 ($226)

Session: A

12:30 -

1:55

Tim Bartz

Brilliant Broadcasters: Report the News

Grades 4-5

Learn what it takes to put on a daily newscast! Whether you want to be in front of the camera or behind the scenes, we have a place for you. Combine breaking news, interviews, sports, and weather to create a complete broadcast. $96 ($106)

Session: B

2:00

-

Broadway Dancin’ Kids

3:30

Laura Tomczak

Grades 4-6

Let's give your regards to Broadway with a medley of songs and dances from well-known musicals. Learn techniques of musical dance and perform routines from shows like Grease and High School Musical. Enjoy this dance extravaganza! $96 ($106)

Session: B

2:00 -

3:30

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

Terri Stevens

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Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Brush Art - Watercolors, Tempera, Acrylics

Grades 6-7

Experiment with multiple media and discover how you can make lovely paintings that sweep across the paper. Brush-up on your painting techniques and develop your skills. $130 ($140)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

Barb Balistreri

Build Action Figures

Grades 4-5

Design, draw, and build figures based on human or fantasy ideas using wire, paper maché, and other art materials. $128 ($138)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

Build Cool Things: Mousetrap Cars & More

Vicki Samolyk

Grades 4-5

Use nuts, bolts, washers, googly eyes, and more to build cool things like mousetrap cars and creative vehicles. Investigate the science behind your creations. $104 ($114)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Build Cool Things: Super Structures

Carolyn Byrne

Grades 6-7

Erect bridges, buildings, and towers with a variety of other materials. Investigate the science behind your creations. $128 ($138)

Session: A

12:30

-

1:55

Build It and Test It

Carolyn Byrne

Grades 4-6

Use the “myth busters” process and bring physics to life! Design and build a different project each day. Test its effectiveness and make revisions to improve the design. Create something that is able to stand stronger, go farther, or perform better than what you originally imagined. $130 ($140)

Session: A

10:30 -

12:00

Bulls, Bears, and Wall Street!

Nicola De Torre

Grades 8-10

Come learn about the world of trading stocks and commodities. Have fun managing your own portfolio in a stock market simulation. Determine what makes a company worthy of your investment. Visit the trading floor of a real brokerage firm and talk with investment bankers. $120 ($130)

Session: C

9:00

-

10:25

Brian Markwald

Cake Decorating and Cookie Baking A, B, & C

Grades 4-8

Bake cookies, fudge, candy, cakes, and cupcakes. Learn to decorate cakes with borders, roses, and clowns. Bake drop cookies and cookies-on-a-stick. (Returning participants will find some new treats!) Please choose an alternate program if you have a nut or gluten allergy. A B C

$145 ($155) $121 ($131) $145 ($155)

Session: A Session: B Session: C

2:00 - 3:30 10:30 - 12:00 10:30 - 12:00

Canvas Painting – It’s the Real Thing

Nina Shully Nina Shully Nina Shully

Grades 7-9

Create functional art with canvas and acrylics. Make objects that you can use, like bags, pillows, and mats, and add your touch of imagination and creativity. Your objects will be a sight to be“hold.” $135 ($145)

Session: C

2:00 -

3:30

The Cardboard Challenge

Barb Balistreri

Grades 4-6

Imagine it, design it, build it. Use cardboard, tape, and trinkets to design and build an aquarium, an arcade, an automobile dealership, and more! What will you be inspired to create? $128 ($138)

Session: A

2:00 - 3:30

Carving like Crazy: Wood, Styrofoam, & More

Patti Ptak

Grades 4-6

Carve with a variety of materials including Styrofoam, clay, and wood to create relief prints, sculptures, plaques, and more! $106 ($116)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Clay Stuff: Hand Building to Potter’s Wheel

Bob Geniusz

Grades 7-9

Learn the basics of the potter’s wheel and more advanced hand-building techniques. Work on both electric and treadle wheels. $135 ($145)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

CO2 Powered Dragsters & Rockets

Dan McFeters

Grades 6-8

Design and build your own CO2 powered car and race it on a 60-foot track. Root your car to the finish line in just a second! Build and launch a CO2 powered rocket. $106 ($116) 6

Session: B

9:00 - 10:25

Mark Baker SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

Contemporary World Literature (3-weeks) – Summer High School Course

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 11-12

Call 414.540.3350 to request course descriptions, registration materials, and policies. $700 ($800)

6/17-7/3

8:15

-

12:00

Cook Up a Storm: Movie-Inspired Foods

Emily Ihrke

Grades 4-10

Cook your favorite foods from your favorite movies. What did Harry Potter and his friends eat? How about a dish from Ratatouille? Select a menu or two from a Disney adventure. Plan with the teacher to bring movies’ foods to your table. $116 ($126)

Session: B

9:00

-

10:25

Cook Up a Storm: State Fair Food Favorites

Nina Shully

Grades 4-9

Make cream puffs, homemade cheese, cheese curds, brats, ice cream, or a treat-on-a-stick! Create the fairest of State Fair’s fare! Of course, you can eat it, too! $145 ($155)

Session: A

12:30 - 1:55

Nina Shully

Cook Your Restaurant Favorites

Grades 4-9

Make some of your favorite restaurant’s signature dishes your way. How about a Culver’s blizzard, a Krispee Crème doughtnut, or mac-and-cheese from Noodles. Opportunities are endless! $121 ($131)

Session: B

12:30 -

1:55

Nina Shully

Cooking Around the World: A-Cuisine-a-Day

Grades 7-10

Here’s a chance to experiment with a country-a-day cuisine. Try ten new tastes. Learn about different styles of cooking. You might prepare dishes from France, Asia, Italy, Germany, and the southern U.S. Let your taste buds and interests help plan what your palette will enjoy. Try it……you’ll like it! $145 ($155)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Nina Shully

Crafty Critter Creation: Crocheting Fun!

Grades 4-7

Crochet your way into a wonderland of adorable critter creations. Make sweet animals, birds, fish, and more for yourself or others. Crocheting beginners and those who know how to crochet will have a great time making the most delightful creatures imaginable! (Stop by the Summer Programs Office to see some absolutely darling examples!) $135 ($145)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Lynda Carden

Crazy about Clay: Sculpting

Grades 4-6

Explore the exciting world of clay with hand-building and glaze techniques. Use pinch, coil, and slab to create wondrous objects. $132 ($142)

Session: C

10:30 -

12:00

Dan McFeters

Crazy Composers (Creative Writing Fun)

Grades 4-5

Giggle and gaggle as you try these wonderfully delightful, guaranteed-to-sparkle writing experiences: Grab Bag Stories, Gross Grub Grill Menus, Wacky Want Ads, and more. Build writing skills you will use in all subjects in our wacky, but worthwhile writer's workshop. $96 ($106)

Session: B

2:00

-

3:30

Create with an Architect

Bob Goodmann

Grades 6-8

Create buildings that bring your imagination to life! Explore the basics of structures and architecture through creative thinking activities and hands-on modeling. Join a professional architect and begin your road to this engineering/artistry profession. $104 ($114)

Session: B

2:00 - 3:30

Crime Scene Capers (Reading! Writing! Fun!)

Drew Herbst

Grades 4-5

Combine reading, writing, and great detective work to solve crimes. Create crime scenes and scenarios where others determine “Who ‘dun’ it?” Enjoy the challenges of puzzling mysteries. $120 ($130)

Session: C

12:30 - 1:55

Decimals & Fractions: Increase Your Math Quotient

Margaret Lang

Grades 5-6

Tackle the confusion of decimals and fractions through games and activities that will help you find meaning and success! $120 ($130)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

Digital Art with PhotoShop A & B

Patty Chapman

Grades 7-10

Learn to create and modify computer-generated art. Work with photo-editing software to add special effects and designs to pictures. Manipulate both personally created and scanned images as you explore the basics of PhotoShop. A B

$130 ($140) $106 ($116)

Session: A Session: B

12:30 2:00 -

1:55 3:30

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

Paul Calhoun Paul Calhoun 7


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

Do the Wave! Water Science

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 4-5

Discover the wonders of H2O. Run fascinating and fun experiments with water: filtration, chemistry, evaporation, and more. Learn about our important fresh water resource, the Great Lakes. $128 ($138)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Carolyn Byrne

Drawing Basics: Beyond Stick People

Grades 7-9

Using charcoal, pencil, and pastels, learn the basics of perspective, layout, shading, and more. Enter the world of 2-D art. $130 ($140)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Vicki Samolyk

Drivers Ed.

Grades 9-11 (Age 14 1/2 and older)

Easy Method Driving School provides the state-required 30-hours of classroom instruction and 12-hours of behind-the-wheel driving and observation experience. (Road experience, scheduled separately, will be arranged when student is at least 15 1/2.) $370 ($380)

6/10 – 6/28

12:30 - 2:30

Easy Method Driving School

Economics (3-weeks) – Summer High School Course

Grades 11-12

Call 414.540.3350 to request course descriptions, registration materials, and policies. $700 ($800)

6/10-6/28

8:30 -

11:45

Engineering Explorations

Henry Wend

Grades 7-9

Dive into the world of engineering through real-world engineering challenges. Design, build, problem-solve, collaborate, and test devices. Get ready for an exciting, hands-on, and intellectually stimulating experience. $128 ($138)

Session: C

10:30 - 12:00

Enrich Your Writing: Beyond the Basics

Mike Schwieters

Grades 7-9

Take your writing to new heights! Turn simple sentences into complex ones. Discover how word choice contributes to a more interesting and mature piece. Focus on your next level of mechanics of writing. Become a stronger writer. $96 ($106)

Session: B

2:00 - 3:30

Essay Writing: Formulas for Success

Kathryn Severson

Grades 8-10

Improve your essay writing skills with an emphasis on organization, development, and cohesiveness. Learn how your thesis statement can serve as a road map as your essay unfolds. Get control of your essay writing to ensure success! $215 ($225)

Session: C

2:00 - 3:30

Eureka! The Inventor’s Camp

Kathryn Severson

Grades 5-7

Caution – Creative Contraption Warning! Use your ingenuity to take on daily challenges with basic materials, simple machines, tips from world-famous inventors, and your mind! Construct catapults and forts. Assemble a working light saber to take home. While Thomas Edison said invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration, this camp is 100% fun! $139 ($149)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

Everyday Math: Secure Your Skills

Mad Science

Grades 4-5

A little wobbly in the twenty-three Everyday Math skills? Here’s a chance to tackle them!!! Review! Practice! Succeed! $120 ($130)

Session: A

9:00 -

10:25

Experimenting with Chemistry

Gina Bongiorno

Grades 7-9

Experiment with the composition, properties, and behavior of matter. Learn how and why atoms interact with other atoms. Learn about chemical bonding, chemical reactions, change of phase, and forms of energy. Focus on the basic principles of chemistry and to safely use lab equipment. Enjoy this hands-on approach to experiencing chemistry! $104 ($114)

Session: B

9:00 -

10:25

Experiments Galore

Mike Schwieters

Grades 4-5

Learn by doing and experimentation as you see science in everyday experiences. What puts the pop in soda pop? How do your taste buds work? What is raisin carbonation? Why does elastic stretch? Enter the fascinating world of wonder! $104 ($114)

Session: B

9:00 -

10:25

Extra! Extra! – Journalism & the Art of Reporting

Bob Goodmann

Grades 7-8

Explore the ins and outs of news reporting. Cover everything from research to publishing. Become an effective consumer and reporter of news. Join our staff as a reporter and help “get the scoop.” $120 ($130)

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Session: C

2:00 -

3:30

Liz Vivion

SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

Extended Time Care (E.T.C.)

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 4-7

For families whose schedules require that their children arrive at USM before the morning program or stay at USM after 3:30, E.T.C. offers a well-supervised extension of the summer day with planned activities and a time to relax. Registration is required in advance with a per day/per week commitment. To register use p. 3 of registration insert.

Famous Battles in History – You are There!

Grades 7-9

Through games, simulations, and other activities, learn about famous battles during the Civil War, WWI, WWII, and other wars. Uncover information about the decisions made in land, water, (and eventually) air conflicts. Face the generals’ dilemmas and discover how their decisions affected the outcome of the wars. $120 ($130)

Session: A

12:30 -

1:55

Fantasy Baseball

Thomas Keily

Grades 6-9

Draft a team of major leaguers, compute statistics, and play head-to-head games in our Fantasy Baseball League. Trade players, sign free agents, set your daily line-up, and serve as the general manager and manager of your team. $120 ($130)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

Fashion & Interior Design

Mike Sweet

Grades 7-10

Interested in design? Check out this great opportunity to explore the elements of fashion and interior design. Use the Internet to design a room. Select fabrics and colors to fashion your fashions. Let your creativity flow through spaces and places. $104 ($114)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Fiber Art: Weave Away

Barb Balistreri

Grades 4-6

Using ribbon, yarn, beads, feathers and lots of other materials, you will weave a very cool one-of-a-kind masterpiece! Finished weavings will be hung from acrylic-painted branches. $106 ($116)

Session: B

2:00 -

3:30

Field Hockey Camp I Field Hockey Pre-Season Prep II

Barb Balistreri

Grades 5-8 Grades 9-12

Upper School and Grades 7 and 8 players: Get a head start on conditioning for fall field hockey. Learn and practice fundamental and more advanced skills and game strategies. Increase your field hockey quotient. Fifth and sixth graders: Take this opportunity to familiarize yourself with the game and “grow” your field hockey skills. I II

$160 ($170) $175 ($185)

8/5-8/9 8/5-8/9

9:00 9:00 -

12:00 12:00

Field Hockey Clinic

Holly Palin Holly Palin

Grades 5-8

Join this great introduction to field hockey for the beginner and an opportunity to build your skills for the player with some background in field hockey. Focus on fundamentals: push pass, distance passing, dribbling with vision, and finishing in front of the goal. Work on 1 vs. 1 scenarios and build into 2 vs. 2 and 3 vs. 3 play. $112 ($122)

6/10-6/14

12:30 -

3:00

Fishing Camp Plus

Cassie Bence

Grades 4-6

Enjoy this intro to fishing. Learn how to identify species of fish, cast, apply bait, and more! Take daily trips to favorite fishing holes. Bring your fishing pole, hooks, and bobbers. $184 ($194)

8/5-8/9

9:00 -

12:00

Flip-Camera Fun: Film & Edit

Myron Thomsen

Grades 4-5

Learn the basics of using a flip camera to take still pictures and movies. Explore different programs (Moviemaker, iMovie, etc.) and choose your favorite to edit and publish your masterpiece. $106 ($116)

Session: B

12:30 - 1:55

Flower Power

Laura Tomczak

Grades 4-7

Use silk, handmade, fresh, and dry flowers to create eye-pleasing arrangements in vases and pots. Add a finishing touch with professional-looking bows. $116 ($117)

Session: B

12:30 -

1:55

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

Lynda Carden

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Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

Football Fundamentals (Flag Football) A & B

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 4-6

Improve basic football skills: catching, passing, punting, and kicking. Work on basic pass patterns and defensive play. Use your skills in flag football games. A B

$120 ($130) $ 96 ($106)

Session: A Session: B

10:30 12:30 -

12:00 1:55

Forensics: Mini-Meets/Many Categories

Bob Goodmann Bob Goodmann

Grades 8-9

Learn the basics of how to tell a good story, be poetic, give a speech! Compete in an in-class forensics meet and win a ribbon! $120 ($130)

Session: C

10:30 -

12:00

Forensics: Storytelling, Infomercials, & More

Laura Michelz

Grades 6-7

Develop your creativity and speaking skills as you practice the art of storytelling, an ancient art used to teach, explain, and entertain, as well as today’s art of infomercials. Bring your stories and messages to life through a variety of enjoyable and engaging activities. Sometimes, it’s okay to “tell a story!” $120 ($130)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Friend or Foe: How Diplomacy Works

Laura Michelz

Grades 7-10

A world crisis has erupted! Civil war has spread through eastern Europe to the Middle East region and into African nations. Join other world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly to decide a course of action. Create a social network with friendly and unfriendly nations and address the General Assembly. Protect your nation and help the world community work through troubling times! $120 ($130)

Session: A

2:00 -

3:30

Thomas Keily

Funny on Your Feet (A Blast with Improv)

Grades 6-8

Learn what makes you funny…..what makes people laugh!!! Work on topics, delivery, and pacing. Through games and other activities, have fun and bring that fun to others! $120 ($130)

Session: C

10:30 -

12:00

Gamesmanship: Historical Past Times

Zak Wernecke

Grades 7-9

Combine computer simulations with old favorite board and card games as you bring the past to the present with interactive, challenging, and fun games. $96 ($106)

Session: B

2:00 -

3:30

Gaming with Minecraft A, B, & C

Michael Matera

Grades 7-9

Explore, gather resources, and collaborate to develop a 3-D world using Minecraft. Collaborate with your peers and create a virtual world where creativity is encouraged. A B C

$130 ($140) $106 ($116) $130 ($140)

Session: A Session: B Session: C

9:00 - 10:25 10:30 - 12:00 9:00 - 10:25

Geometry (6-weeks) – Summer High School Course

Mike Schwieters Mike Schwieters Mike Schwieters

Grades 10-11

Call 414.540.3350 to request course description, registration materials, and policies. [For students who have completed Algebra in 9th grade.] $1,400 ($1,500)

6/17-7/26

8:30 - 12:00

Geometry I Prep

Tom Lewandowski

Grades 9-11

[Designed for students who have completed Algebra I.] Review geometric concepts and be introduced to major theorems used in the study of analytic and transformational geometry. Bring a graphing calculator. $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 -

12:00

Get the Part: Audition Techniques & Cold Readings

Don Osborne

Grades 7-10

Did you know that we begin to make our first impressions within five seconds of meeting each other? Learn how to make an entrance, connect with a friend in every audience, and give the introduction of your dreams. Learn how to win people over by just being you in an audition, forensics meet, debate, entering a new social situation, interviewing for the college of your choice, or the summer job of your dreams! Build confidence and two contrasting monologues. Map a fail-safe plan to master cold readings and discover character on the spot! Learn how to take a good head shot. Create your positive, appealing, not-to-beforgotten first impression! $96 ($106)

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Session: B

9:00 - 10:25

Shannon Sloan-Spice

SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

Getting to Know USM’s Middle School

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 5-6

Feel comfortable entering Middle School on the first day! Tour the school and discover places and spaces. Review policies. Get to know your locker and schedule. Have your questions answered. Help yourself to this new beginning. $48 ($56)

8/22-8/23

12:30 - 2:00

“Glee” at USM (A Show-Choir Experience) I & II

Th-F

Will Piper

I: Grades 4-6; II: Grades 7-9

Discover how the cast of the hit TV show Glee comes together for a performance! Learn to sing popular songs with show-choirstyle choreography. Be ready for a performance on the last day. I II

$120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: A Session: A

9:00 10:30 -

10:25 12:00

Go Figure: Human Figure Drawing

Sara Cervelli Sara Cervelli

Grades 7-10

Learn to draw the human figure. Create pictures of people with pencil, markers, craypas, chalk, and paint, and develop a broad range of techniques. Learn helpful strategies to make your figures come alive. $128 ($138)

Session: A

12:30 - 1:55

Go to the Head of Your Class (Study Skills)

Vicki Samolyk

Grades 5-6

Learn tried-and-true study skills, tricks, and techniques that will help you get (and stay) organized, take notes, and prepare for and take tests. A little bit of knowledge can go a long way! $120 ($130)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Golf the Greens

Marsha Denny

Grades 6-9

Travel to par 3 courses and play nine holes a day. Try different courses, improve your short game, gain an appreciation of the game of golf, and have fun golfing! A limited amount of instruction will be provided. Includes greens fees and transportation. Overnight golf club storage is available. $300 ($310)

Session: A

9:00 - 12:00

Guitar for Beginners

Tim Bartz

Grades 4-8

Learn to play your guitar. Connect with your music and instrument. Find out how reading music makes visual sense and how to make practice work for you. Bring your own ready-to-play acoustic or classical guitar and an extra set of strings. $96 ($106)

Session: B

2:00 -

3:30

Hammering Away: Art with a Bang!

Todd Schlenker

Grades 4-5

Making art works with a hammer. Do you like to pound things? Then this class is for you. Pound nails, pound clay, pound metal to create designs, and pound recyclables into works of art. $128 ($138)

Session: A

9:00 - 10:25

Hands-On Algebra & More

Bob Geniusz

Grades 5-6

Learn to solve algebraic equations through a hands-on activity-based approach. Add a variety of thought-provoking and entertaining math games that challenge your critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills. Raise your math quotient! $120 ($130)

Session: C

10:30 - 12:00

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! - Historic Cases

Marsha Denny

Grades 8-10

Delve into Supreme Court cases using Jr. briefs to launch your investigations. Look at historic and current cases on topics that fascinate you and have social and political significance. Discover the strategies used to create a good argument and convince your classmates to accept your position. Work in groups. Use web-based tools. It’s okay to argue (a Supreme Court case)! $96 ($106)

Session: B

12:30 -

1:55

Hip-Hop Dance Camp

Thomas Keily

Grades 4-6

Ready to try a great jazz-funk dance style? Learn hip-hop, an energizing and active, often free-style (improvisation) dance form that began in urban areas and now has found its way into dance studios, dance competitions, theater, and just for fun! Learn the moves and put together routines that will keep your heart thumping, muscles moving, and creativity flowing. $120 ($130)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

Honors Math Prep (For Advanced Students)

Lisa Moberly

Grades 8-9

A-level and honors math students work on such topics as advanced problem solving, logic, reasoning, matrices, statistics and probability, Pascal’s triangle, and logarithms guided by one of Nicolet’s highly-respected mathematics teachers (retired). Bring a graphing calculator. $120 ($130)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

Don Osborne

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Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

Hooked on Crocheting

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 4-7

Learn the basics of crocheting. Double, single, and slip stitch your way to a lifetime of fun. Make a scarf, poncho, hat, and more for a 12” bear (provided). $111 ($121)

Session: B

9:00 - 10:25

Lynda Carden

How’d You Do That? Science and Magic

Grades 4-6

Investigate physics fundamentals and use your scientific minds to analyze simple magic tricks. See how electricity and air pressure have a place in the science behind magic. Abracadabra! Presto! Change-O! What a magical experience! $119 ($129)

Session: B

12:30 - 1:55

Mad Science

Ice Hockey Camps

Grades 4-12

USM offers one-week ice hockey camps during the weeks of 7/15 and 7/22 for players from Mites and beyond, coached by some of the area’s finest high school and college coaches. Returning this year is NHL player, David Steckel! Call (414) 540-3350 for registration information.

Featured Instructor: David Steckel, Toronto Maple Leafs

If A, Then B…Fun with Logic

Grades 4-6

Give your brain a workout and stretch it in directions you never knew existed. Learn strategies of deductive reasoning through a variety of logic games and puzzles such as Rush Hour, Sudoku, Unblock Me, and Mastermind. $120 ($130)

Session: A

9:00 - 10:25

Patti Ptak

iMovie Magic

Grades 4-6

Calling all directors, producers, actors, and technology lovers! Learn how to use the iPad camera and iMovie app to create movie trailers, mini-movies, game shows, and whatever else you can dream up! Bring your own iPad or use one from the class. $125 ($135)

Session: C

9:00

-

10:25

Intro to Engineering Design with Autodisk B & C

Kelley Sovol

Grades 8-10

Use 3-D modeling techniques with a computer-assisted design program. Learn how to create engineering drawings using paper and computer models. B C

$96 ($106) $128 ($138)

Session: B Session: C

2:00 - 3:30 2:00 - 3:30

Intro to Robotics Using LEGO® Robotics B & C

John Wamser John Wamser

Grades 7-9

Design a team robot and program your robot to do various tasks using a LEGO® robot program in this introduction to competitive robotics. B C

$106 ($116) $128 ($138)

Session: B Session: C

12:30 - 1:55 12:30 - 1:55

iPad Camp

John Wamser John Wamser

Grades 4-7

Use apps to get your creative juices flowing. Create a digital book using Book Creator. Add music using Garage Band and a video using Explain Everything or iMovie. Choose a topic, write a book, add sound, animation, pictures, and video. It’s your call! Focus on research, creative writing, video and audio creation, and editing. Learn skills you will want to use during the school year and just for fun! Bring your iPad. Also bring a $20 iTunes gift card (with Apple ID and passwords) on the first day in order to download the necessary support apps. $90 ($100)

6/10-6/14

12:30 - 2:30

It’s a Sign! Learn Sign Language

Tom Mussoline

Grades 4-6

Did you know that sign language is one of the most-spoken languages in the United States? Rise to the challenge of learning a new language - the language of the deaf. Try this introduction to sign language vocabulary and conversational fluency. Learn to apply appropriate body language, iconic gestures, and facial expression when communicating with deaf people. Through practice, games, and music, make gains in your ability to use a visual language. $120 ($130)

Session: C

2:00 - 3:30

It’s a Snap with an App A & C

Mindy Curtis

A: Grades 4-6; C: Grades 4-5

Discover the variety and fun of an amazing collection of kid-friendly, free apps! Fill each day with different categories of apps: math, creative presentation opportunities, useful science and social studies apps, and games galore. Receive a list of free apps to show your parents and be downloaded with their permission. Learn tips and tricks for the iPad including shortcuts, customizations, performance enhancements, and more. Bring your iPad. Some iPads will be available for classroom use. Secure day and overnight storage available with a plan for “supervising” your iPad until you’re ready to use it or take it home. A C 12

$120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: A Session: C

10:30 - 12:00 10:30 - 12:00

Gina Bongiorno JoAnne Williamson SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

It’s Electrifying I & II

C: 7/15-7/26

I: Grades 4-5; II: Grades 6-7

Get ready for an electrifying experience! Complete circuits. Build buzzer games. Make battery-run vehicles and contraptions. Older students will work on more complex tasks. Use your creativity to light up your creations! I II

$104 ($114) $104 ($114)

Session: B Session: B

2:00 - 3:30 2:00 - 3:30

Don Byrne Carolyn Byrne

It’s for the Birds - Ornithology

Grades 8-10

What makes a bird a bird? How do birds fly? Why do some birds disappear in the winter to reappear in the spring and others are around all year long? Spend two weeks learning about birds - basic biology, behavior, conservation, and more. We'll learn some identification techniques and spend time outdoors learning to identify local species by sight and sound. Good walking shoes, binoculars, curiosity, and a sense of humor required! Watch out - it can become a life-long obsession! $128 ($138)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Maria Terres

It’s Your Business! – From Start-Up to Market

Grades 4-5

Plan your business from idea to production. Create a “monetary” economy to earn and “purchase” your supplies, make your product, and then buy others’ products. Keep track of your expenses and income. See what it takes to succeed in business. $120 ($130)

Session: A

12:30 - 1:55

Mike Sweet

Jump Start Your Off-Season Conditioning

Grades 7-12

It is in the off season when athletes are made! Enjoy a week of steady athletic conditioning. Workout and kick-start your summer training! Focus on a variety of interval training techniques designed to build the solid athlete. Develop a plan for ongoing summer work. Athletes of all sports will benefit from increased speed, coordination, and power. $87 ($97)

6/10-6/14

3:30 - 5:00

Don Beebe’s House of Speed

Keyboarding (a.k.a. Typing) A & C

A: Grades 4-8; C: Grades 4-7

Use on-line keyboarding programs and see your typing skills improve while you have fun and watch your progress. A C

$126 ($136) $126 ($136)

Session: A Session: C

12:30 - 1:55 10:30 - 12:00

Kelly Goggins Kelly Goggins

Kitchen Chemistry

Grades 4-6

Here’s a perfect recipe for fun! Chemistry is a science that deals with what stuff is made of, how it is held together, how it behaves, and how it can change. Trace a cookie from the ingredients, to the dough stage, and finally the resulting cookie crumb that is left on the table! Experiment with many simple ingredients that are found in most kitchens to better understand scientific principles. Enjoy a few tasty treats along the way! $128 ($138)

Session: A

9:00 - 10:25

Nicola De Torre

Knacks of Knitting

Grades 4-7

Learn the “bear necessities” of knitting: cast on, knit, purl, decrease, increase, and bind off. Make a hat, scarf, sweater, and more for a 12” bear (supplied). More advanced students may try other projects and learn new techniques. Return knitters welcome! $135 ($145)

Session: A

9:00 - 10:25

Lynda Carden

Lacrosse Clinic for Boys Lacrosse Clinic for Girls

Grades 4-8 Grades 4-8

Practice stick handling, shooting, and defense, and focus on individual skill development. Work on throwing, catching, dodging, and beginning positional play. Learn the basics of the fastest growing sport in the country. Boys rental equipment available for $25. Girls rental equipment also available. See confirmations for details. B $125 ($135) G $ 95 ($105)

7/29-8/1 7/29-7/31

9:00 - 12:00 9:00 - 12:00

LEGO® Camp: Motors & Gears A & C

M-Th M-W

Greg Roberts Sam Adey

®

Grades 4-6

Enjoy this hands-on physical science workshop. Build motorized cars and machines with the LEGO Dacta II kits while exploring the workings of gear ratios, differential gears, pulleys, and more. Test your creations for strength, durability, and speed. A C

$130 ($140) $130 ($140)

Session: A Session: C

12:30 - 1:55 12:30 - 1:55

Lights, Camera, iMovie!

Don Byrne Don Byrne

Grades 6-9

Want to develop, film, edit, and publish your own short films? Dive into the world of iMovie and learn about camera techniques and special effects. Create short dramatic scenes, backwards videos, a music video, an infomercial, movie trailers, and more! $126 ($136)

Session: A

9:00 - 10:25

Lunches & Brunches in Español TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

Chuck Taft

Grades 4-6 13


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Learn Spanish through food and cooking! Try basic recipes, the vocabulary, and how to make the dishes – all in Spanish! Practice your speaking skills by giving your classmates and teacher instructions and by commenting on the food we make. Write and read recipes! Here’s a great way to stretch your vocabulary and conversational Spanish skills while preparing, and eating, delicious food! $106 ($116)

Session: B

9:00 - 10:25

Make Your Mark: Print-Making

Cristina de Vizcarrondo

Grades 4-6

Design, carve, and print original blocks to stamp on a variety of surfaces. Make a wall hanging or enhance your fabric. $130 ($140)

Session: C

2:00 - 3:30

Make Your Point: Write with a Purpose I & II

Vicki Samolyk

I: Grades 5-6; II: Grades 7-8

Tackle your writing! Build your skills! Let your voice be heard as you write about what’s important to you and develop solid written communication skills. Work on developing your ideas and expanding your vocabulary. Pay attention to the mechanics of writing. Discover the power of the written word that comes from your hand and mind! I II

$120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: A Session: C

10:30 - 12:00 10:30 - 12:00

Make Your Writing Count: Intros, Resumés, More!

Liz Vivion Liz Vivion

Grades 9-10

Draft your resumé. Prepare a letter of introduction (your first chance to make a lasting impression). Compose personal profiles. Pen music and restaurant reviews. Craft letters to the editor. Invent travel journals and more. Put power behind practical, everyday writing. $120 ($130)

Session: C

10:30 - 12:00

Markets Erupt, You Respond

Heather Ingram

Grades 8-10

The global economy is in the midst of a global panic. It is up to you to respond! Take on the role of the Federal Reserve chairman by making critical decisions that will help the global economy get back on track. Explore the function and role of the Federal Reserve so that you can make the best possible decision. It is up to you to turn the economy around! $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Mask Making with Metal Tooling

Thomas Keily

Grades 7-9

Hand tool a mask you design! Create an African or Mexican style mask of an animal, or one you invent from your imagination. Design and make unique metal wall hangings wired together with beads! Use permanent colors to add details to your cool masks and wall hangings. $130 ($140)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

Mastering Chess for Beginners and Beyond A & C

Shelly Jubelirer

Grades 4-8

Master the basic rules of chess and learn strategies that will move you to announcing "Checkmate." Study openings, tactics, endgames, and the games of world champions. Take the skills you learn and use them in tournaments and simultaneous exhibitions! Take your chess to the next level now! A C

$120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: A Session: C

2:00 2:00 -

3:30 3:30

Math Detectives: Problem-Solving Strategies B & C

International Academy of Chess International Academy of Chess

Grades 4-5

Learn math problem-solving strategies and practice with math mysteries and other guaranteed-to-delight problem-solving challenges. Have fun while you learn! B C

$96 ($106) $120 ($130)

Session: B Session: C

10:30 - 12:00 9:00 - 10:25

Math Facts Club

Margaret Lang Margaret Lang

Grades 4-5

Here is your chance to practice those +, -, x, and ÷ facts in a whole new way. You’ll learn some helpful tricks and play challenging games that turn working with math facts into fun. $120 ($130)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

Math Review: Operations & Problem Solving A & B

Mindy Curtis

Grades 6-7

Review computation and applications with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, and proportions. Focus on strategies for solving word problems while applying these computational skills. A B

$120 ($130) $96 ($106)

Session: A Session: B

9:00 - 10:25 12:30 - 1:55

Mathletics! The Math Behind Popular Sports 14

Patty Chapman Zak Wernecke

Grades 6-7 SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Discover the exciting numbers behind football, basketball, soccer, and many other popular sports. Using math skills from statistics to basic algebra, you’ll never look at math the same way. Enjoy this fun, action-packed math experience. $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Jason Strains

Mission to Mars!

Grades 4-5

Future astronauts, engineers, and aspiring scientists – we need you! This is a fun and challenging project-based experience for students who are fascinated by outer space, space exploration, and cutting-edge technology. Join a team of students and work together to create a plan for a future school on Mars! $128 ($138)

Session: C

2:00 -

3:30

Kelley Sovol

Model Rocketry - Advanced

Grades 6-7

Ready to advance beyond a basic rocketry workshop? Devote two weeks to the construction and launch of more complex kits. Select and purchase a rocket kit of your interest and level prior to the workshop. Call 414.540.3350 for suggestions of where kits are available. Prerequisite: A Rocketry and Flight workshop taught by Mr. Byrne. $120 ($130)

Session: C

2:00 -

3:30

Don Byrne

NASA Camp: Journey into Outer Space

Grades 5-6

Take a voyage of discovery into the atmosphere and beyond. Explore planets, moons, and other space phenomena. Discover the difficulties of space travel. Assemble a satellite while training to be an astronaut. Bounce lasers around the room. Build a Mad Science rocket and participate in a NASA-style rocket launch. Make a Kepler’s Cube solar system puzzle, a Shuttle Copter, and a Catch-a-Comet. $139 ($149)

Session: A

12:30 -

1:55

Mad Science

Native American Literature (3-weeks) – Summer High School Course

Grades 11-12

Call 414.540.3350 to request course descriptions, registration materials, and policies. $700 ($800)

7/8-7/26

8:30-11:45

Drew Mullen

Notetaking & Other Study Skills

Grades 7-8

Learn notetaking strategies that will make your notes from books and lectures work for you. Practice systems of organization, planning, studying for tests, and test-taking skills. Be practical! Be efficient! $120 ($130)

Session: A

9:00 -

10:25

Heather Ingram

Off-Ice Stick Handling & Shooting Camp I & II

I: Grades 2-5; II: Grades 6-9

Become a member of the 3,000 Shots Club! Join this camp for a high-effort, high-intensity, come-ready-to-work experience. Guaranteed to improve your stick handling and shooting skills. Bring your stick, helmet, and gloves. I II

$230 ($240) $230 ($240)

Session: 6/17-7/12 (closed 7/1-7/5) Session: 6/17-7/12 (closed 7/1-7/5)

3 weeks 3 weeks

9:00 - 10:25 10:30 -12:00

Jason Woods Jason Woods

Once Upon a “Crime” – Creative Writing Extravaganza

Grades 7-10

Investigate the enchanted worlds of traditional fairy tales and weave a new spin to old favorites. Blend the detective and fairy tale genres into a creative twist as you improve your reading and creative writing skills. $120 ($130)

Session: C

10:30 -

12:00

Brian Marks

Open Art Studio: Choose Your Focus

Grades 7-10

Draw, paint, or sculpt. Select your medium and immerse yourself in your art. Take advantage of a little guidance from Mr. Geniusz who will be there to support your exploration and creativity. Choose your focus: multi-media or drawing. $111 ($121)

Session: B

12:30 -

1:55

Bob Geniusz

Outdoor Survival Skills A & C

Grades 5-7

Whether it is cold and wet or warm and buggy, discover that you can survive safely and comfortably in the outdoors. Make an Aframe shelter. Filter water using a tube sock. Make a stretcher to carry an injured friend. Read a map to find your way home. Learn these and many other survival skills. Bring a hat, water bottle, sunscreen, and insect repellent each day. A C

$120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: A Session: C

10:30 - 12:00 10:30 - 12:00

Kristian Vaughn Kristian Vaughn

Painting I (13-days) – Upper School Credit Course

For USM Students Only

Grades 9-12

Here’s an opportunity to take an Upper School credit course during the summer. Take Painting I with Ms. Wicks, USM’s Upper School art teacher. Enjoy this studio experience as you immerse yourself in this creative process. Fee includes art supplies. 3 Weeks

Priscilla Wicks

PhotoShop Basics – Playing with Special Effects A & C

$575 ($675)

7/8-7/24

9:00 - 12:00

Grades 5-7

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

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Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Learn how to creatively manipulate images. Have fun adding special effects to your straightforward documents and move from the ordinary to the ridiculous. Touch-up your pictures for a new look! A C

$130 ($140) $130 ($140)

Session: A Session: C

2:00 2:00 -

3:30 3:30

Paul Calhoun Paul Calhoun

Picture This! Watercolor Art

Grades 4-6

Paint up a storm, landscape, or anything your heart desires. Learn the secrets of watercolor painting. $106 ($116)

Session: B

9:00 -

10:25

Bob Geniusz

Power of Words: ACT/SAT Vocab. Readiness A & C

Grades 9-10

Stretch your verbal skills. Prepare for the ACT and SAT verbal tests as well as your English course assignments. Strengthen your vocabulary through enriching and enjoyable word studies. Use games and strategies to learn root words, suffixes, and prefixes. A C

$120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: A Session: C

12:30 - 1:55 12:30 - 1:55

Heather Ingram Heather Ingram

Pre-Algebra Review: Fill-the-Gaps B & C

Grades 8-9

Solidify the basic pre-algebra skills required for success in algebra: working with positive and negative integers, using exponents, getting control over how to manipulate fractions, making connections between fractions, decimals, and per cents, and more! Work with equations, ordered pairs, and graphing. Start algebra from a position of strength! B C

$96 ($106) $120 ($130)

Session: B Session: C

12:30 12:30 -

1:55 1:55

Jason Strains Zak Wernecke

Read & Write for Success

Grades 4-5

Use a variety of reading materials and apply techniques and strategies that aid comprehension and decoding skills. Focus on ideas, writing mechanics, and spelling as you make the reading/writing connection. $120 ($130)

Session: C

10:30 - 12:00

Margaret Lang

Reading & Writing Non-Fiction

Grades 6-7

Discover the secrets of efficient reading and writing in the content area. Learn the clues writers use to help textbooks make sense and try some of these “tricks” in your writing. Reading and writing non-fiction is an art…..and a skill! $120 ($130)

Session: C

12:30 - 1:55

Liz Vivion

Reading for Fun & Skills (Tale of Despereaux)

Grades 4-5

Join Desperaux, the mouse, on his entertaining and captivating escapades set in a castle in France. Practice your reading strategies as you build your comprehension and vocabulary skills. $120 ($130)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

Patti Ptak

Reading Refresher: Boost Your Skills

Grades 4-5

Use a variety of reading materials and apply strategies to help build your comprehension, vocabulary, and decoding skills. Add a touch of writing and make the reading/writing connection. Use reading as a tool to enter a world full of characters, stories, and information. $96 ($106)

Session: B

12:30 - 1:55

Margaret Lang

Reading Strategies That Work

Grades 6-7

Work with fiction and non-fiction materials and learn strategies for inferring word meaning, managing higher-level questions, identifying what’s important, and more. Use text structure and reasoning strategies to make reading work for you. $120 ($130)

Session: A

Read-ology

12:30 - 1:55

Liz Vivion

Grades 7-9

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Take reading into the 21 century and travel the path to a life-long love of reading. Apply the skills of collaboration, innovation, technology, creativity, problem solving, and communication to assist in understanding literature. Participate in Socratic circles, reader’s theater, daily read-alouds, and projects. Develop confidence in reading and extend reading comprehension skills through higher-level thinking activities. $96 ($106)

Session: B

9:00 -

10:25

Heather Ingram

Ready! Set! Go! and Ready! Set! Go! Jr.

For USM Students Only

Grades SK-8

Students in grades 1-8 brush up on reading, writing, and math skills before the school year begins. SKers will work on numbers, the alphabet, and basic language skills with plenty of time for play and practicing their social skills. $164 ($174)

8/19-8/23

Ready! Set! Go! Spanish 8 16

9:00 - 11:30

5 days

USM Faculty

For USM Students Only

Grade 8

SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Shake out the cobwebs and refresh your skills. Vocabulary! Phrases! Verbs! Use this time to review and launch yourself into a successful year of language study. (Prerequisite: completion of Spanish 7 in Middle School.) $97 ($107)

8/19-8/23

12:30 - 1:45

5 days

Jean Plum

Rocket Building for Beginners

Grades 4-6

Find out about the aerodynamics of flying objects, make chemical rockets, launch real rockets, and more. This will be a blast! Fee includes three engines (for three launches) and a rocket kit. $140 ($150)

Session: A

2:00 -

3:30

Don Byrne

Rube Goldbergs & Other Inventions

Grades 7-9

Create the craziest of contraptions to accomplish the simplest of tasks. Design a system of simple machines with the objective of breaking an egg. Build a machine of madness and “wow” yourself and others. $128 ($138)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

Jason Strains

Sail Away: Ship Model Building

Grades 4-5

Make any kind of ship from sailing ship to star ship in clay, wood, and other materials. Join in the fun, Matey! $128 ($138)

Session: A

12:30

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1:55

Bob Geniusz

Scene Work: Actor, Playwright, You!

Grades 7-9

With scripts and participant-created scenes, place a character in time and see how relationships, objectives, and obstacles impact your skills as an actor and a playwright. Use the power of improv and rehearsal to make acting and writing your craft. Want to be the best storyteller ever? Master it with mind and body as you bring your characters to life. $120 ($130)

Session: C

10:30 -

12:00

Shannon Sloan-Spice

Sculpture Camp

Grades 4-5

Make amazing 3-D sculptures, kinetic sculptures that move, and more! Use aluminum sculpture wire, beads, metal foil, wood, acrylic paints, and more to create unique Alexander Calder and Frank Stella "like" creations!!! $135 ($145)

Session: A

9:00 -

10:25

Shelly Jubelirer

Set Design and Puppetry for Little Mermaid Jr. Set Design for Jungle Book KIDS

Grades 6-8 Grades 4-7

Tackle the behind-the-scenes set design and building challenge. Consult with the show’s director and prepare the background and scene décor to enhance the real stage production! See how your creative talents can be put to use and be part of a team with the common goal of entertaining an audience. L J

$130 ($140) $155 ($165)

Session: A 7/29-8/9

9:00 - 10:25 10:00 - 11:45

Melissa Carlson Linda Hake

Shades of Realism: Drawing & Painting Techniques

Grades 8-10

With a variety of media, practice contour art techniques for drawing real life objects. Learn the tricks for bringing your drawing and painting to life! $128 ($138)

Session: C

10:30 -

12:00

Barb Balistreri

Show-in-Two-Weeks A: Little Mermaid Jr. (A-Musical-in-Two-Weeks) Show-in-Two-Weeks B: Law & Order: Fairy-Tale Unit (A-Comedy-in-One-Act) Show-in-Two-Weeks C: Willy Wonka Jr. (A-Musical-in-Two-Weeks)

Grades 4-9 Grades 4-9 Grades 4-9

Here’s a chance to prepare and perform a show in just two weeks. A: “Little Mermaid Jr.” In a magical kingdom fathoms below, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. She'll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince Prince Eric that she’s the girl with the enchanting voice. B: “ Law & Order: Fairy-Tale Unit” In the fairy tale criminal justice system, the characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes are represented by two separate yet equally ridiculous groups. These are their stories. C: “Willy Wonka Jr.” Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka stages a contest to win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. A B C

$299 ($309) $190 ($200) $299 ($309)

Session: A Session: B Session: C

12:30 - 3:30 12:30 - 3:30 12:30 - 3:30

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

Performance 5:00 on 6/28 Performance 2:30 on 7/12 Performance 5:00 on 7/26

Felice Leib, Director; Terri Stevens, Choreographer Felice Leib, Director Felice Leib, Director; Terri Stevens, Choreographer

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Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

Show-in-Two-Weeks Jr.: Jungle Book KIDS (A-Musical-in-Two-Weeks)

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 2-5

Audition and prepare your part, songs, and dances for this great children’s musical. Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. Performance at 3:00 p.m. on 8/9. $299 ($309)

7/29-8/9

12:30 - 3:30

Performance 3:00 on 8/9

Skating School

Felice Leib, Director; Terri Stevens, Choreographer

Age 4 - Grade 12

Enjoy ice skating in the summer! In Learn to Skate and Bridge programs, beginning and advanced skaters increase speed, endurance, and agility. Young skaters play games and relays while learning to skate. More advanced skaters work on program choreography. $264 ($274)

Times Vary

To register, use page 11 of registration materials.

Smorgasbord of Writing: Impromptu, Research, & More

Jill Herbst, Director

Grades 8-10

Tackle a variety of writing forms to strengthen and expand your repertoire. Learn strategies to bring your impromptu, creative, and research writing to the next level. $120 ($130)

Session: A

2:00 -

3:30

Heather Ingram

Snack Attack: Cooking and You

Grades 4-6

Make tasty treats to satisfy your snack attack. Have a blast as you put together snacks that will be yummy and nutritious. Use tried and true recipes and experiment with your own creations. $145 ($155)

Session: C

12:30 -

1:55

Nina Shully

Soccer Camp for Boys & Girls

Grades 4-8

Join USM's Head Varsity Boys & Girls Soccer Coach as you develop your soccer skills and tactical awareness. Focus on each aspect of the game through competitive, non-competitive, and enjoyable activities. Players will be grouped by age and ability level to ensure a quality experience. $112 ($122)

6/10-6/14

12:30 -

3:00

Jock Mutschler

Sports in American Culture (3-weeks) – Summer High School Course

Grades 9-10

Call 414.540.3350 to request course descriptions, registration materials, and policies. $700 ($800)

6/17-7/3

8:15 - 12:00

Sports Math

Tyler Ritchie

Grades 4-6

Explore how sports and math go together! Play kickball and calculate your batting average. Practice estimation skills in basketball-related games. Use newspaper statistics in a game of Sports Math Fantasy Baseball. Create your own sporting events, like “backyard golf,” and play with the math behind those events. Solve your own math problems, use personal statistics, graph, and report. $120 ($130)

Session: A

10:30 -

12:00

Sports Performance Training

Will Piper

Grades 6-9

Focus on training techniques used to prevent injury, enhance quickness, improve balance and agility, develop speed, and build confidence. Just right for athletes from all sports. Increase your speed and learn the skills needed to become a better athlete! $145 ($155)

Session: A

9:00 -

10:25

Sports Sampler: A-Sport-a-Day

Don Beebe’s House of Speed

Grades 4-6

Try a variety of sports and activities such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, football, floor hockey, and more in this action-packed, fun sampler. Each day will bring new challenges $120 ($130)

Session: C

2:00 - 3:30

Stained Glass & Fused Glass Creations

Evan Burlew

Grades 7-10

Design your own sun catcher or customized stained glass project. Make patterns, cut glass, grind pieces, and assemble a Tiffanystyle glass design. Try your hand at some remarkable fused glass creations. $155 ($165)

Session: A

2:00 - 3:30

Stats in Sports

Bob Geniusz

Grades 7-9

What are the chances the Milwaukee Bucks end up with the number one pick in the NBA draft? In basketball, should you try to get the ball to the "hot hand"? Are RBIs a good measure of a hitter's talent? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this sports-filled math experience. $120 ($130) 18

Session: A

12:30 -

1:55

Jason Strains SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

C: 7/15-7/26

Strategies to Boost Reading Comprehension & Vocabulary

Grades 6-8

Practice the strategies needed to improve reading comprehension and vocabulary development. Discover that there is no mystery in reading comprehension. It’s all about reading on the lines, between the lines, and beyond the lines. You can do it! $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Will Piper

Study & Reading Strategies for High Schoolers

Grades 9-10

Learn to “study smart.” Focus on reading and study strategies for narrative and expository texts and lectures. Address test preparation, test taking, note taking, time management, and various organization skills. See how graphic organizers and annotation strategies help you to make inferences, draw conclusions, and understand. $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 -

12:00

Heather Ingram

Study Strategies That Work I & II

I: Grades 6-7; II: Grades 8-10

Learn how to study more effectively in class and at home. Practice reading and listening strategies to help you take accurate, organized notes, and engage in efficient study. Practice recognizing main ideas in textual material, note taking, test preparation, and test taking. Discuss time management and other organizational skills. I II

$96 ($106) $120 ($130)

Session: B Session: C

12:30 12:30 -

1:55 1:55

Kathryn Severson Kathryn Severson

Super-Hero Generator: You Do It!

Grades 5-7

Discover what makes a super hero or villain by looking at stories, movies, and comics. Use the on-line Super-Hero Generator. Create your own classic hero through storytelling, a performance piece, a comic strip, or other creative approaches in this energizing, multi-disciplinary experience. $126 ($136)

Session: A

9:00 -

10:25

Liz Vivion

Tabletop Sports!

Grades 7-9

Are these really considered sports? Play soccer, football, hockey, and baseball inside and on a table. Race cars…on a table! Try your hand at speed stacking! Learn to hold ‘em or fold ‘em in poker along with other fun games. $120 ($130)

Session: C

2:00

-

3:30

Brian Markwald

Take-Off with Writing I & II

I: Grades 5-6; II: Grades 7-8

Improve your writing by writing. Select a topic of genuine interest triggered by a picture, an experience, a story, a movie, a hobby. Write about what inspires you. Observe! Prepare a description, a narrative, an expository article, and a persuasive piece all about your favorite topic. Use technology tools to create end products that communicate what’s important to you. I II

$120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: C Session: C

10:30 9:00 -

12:00 10:25

Brad Dunning Brad Dunning

Teatro en español: Theatre Camp in Spanish

Grades 7-9

Write a group play, design the costumes, and prepare the set…..all in Spanish! Practice conversational Spanish and learn the terms used by theater-people. Practice writing, reading, memorizing, and speaking in Spanish. Enjoy this great way to build your Spanish skills while having fun and using your imagination! $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Cristina de Vizcarrondo

Tennis: Beginner & Intermediate

Grades 4-9

Small group sessions offer developmentally-sound skills, instruction, and playing opportunities for beginner and intermediate tennis players. Participants need to supply their own racket. Players will be grouped based on age and ability. A2 A3 B2

$123 ($133) $123 ($133) $ 99 ($109)

Session: A Session: A Session: B

10:30 12:30 10:30 -

12:00 1:55 12:00

That’s News to Me! Critical Thinking & Current Events

B3 C2 C3

$ 99 ($109) $123 ($133) $123 ($133)

Session: B Session: C Session: C

12:30 10:30 12:30

- 1:55 - 12:00 - 1:55

Stephen Bloch Stephen Bloch Stephen Bloch

Grades 7-9

Become more knowledgeable about a variety of national and worldwide topics, and dinner table conversations and car rides will never be the same! Look at a variety of credible sources and explore useful tools that help interpret non-fiction text. Make this edition your summer class addition! $120 ($130)

Session: C

2:00 - 3:30

Theatre Games & Improv: Acting on Your Feet

Heather Ingram

Grades 4-6

Learn about the basics of storytelling, comic timing, and physical comedy. Delve into your creative side through silent movies, fairy tales, and your own wonderful sense of humor. Gear up for giggles and confidence building. Energize your imagination with improv games, playing with timing, and writing your own fabulous scenes. $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

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Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

Tournament Kickball B & C

C: 7/15-7/26

B: Grades 4-6; C: Grades 4-7

Looking for some kickball fun? Play competitive games of classic kickball and learn variations like “one-base,” “3 on 1,” and “matball.” Build your eye, hand, and foot coordination, practice teamwork and sportsmanship, and most of all, have fun! B C

$96 ($106) $120 ($130)

Session: B Session: C

9:00 9:00

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10:25 10:25

Will Piper Zak Wernecke

Towering Art

Grades 4-5

How high can you go? The “sky’s almost the limit” with towering art. Use cardboard, sticks, and other materials and build to the ceiling. Reach for the stars! $106 ($116)

Session: B

2:00 - 3:30

Bob Geniusz

Track & Field: Techniques & Prep

Grades 7-9

Improve your track and field skills. Practice relay, high jump, long jump, sprinting, and hurdle techniques. Work on your strength, endurance, and flexibility to help develop your track quotient. $120 ($130)

Session: A

2:00 -

3:30

Kelly Goggins

Treasure Hunting Using GPS

Grades 5-7

Work in teams to learn the basics of orienteering using GPS (Global Positioning System) devices. Set out on a geosafari (a hunt to locate hidden capsules). Hide your own treasures and prepare clues for other teams to follow using GPS devices as your guide. $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Mark Baker

The Ultimate Sports Web Trip

Grades 7-10

Cultivate your love of the world of sports by travelling online to create exciting mini-projects about your favorite games, teams, players, and places! Develop an interactive trading card, conduct a mock interview, design a road trip for a sport of your choice, dive into the world of fantasy sports, and more! $126 ($136)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

Chuck Taft

USP: Upper School Prep Workshops

for USM Students Only

Grades 9-11

USM Upper School students may participate in a variety of prep workshops. $97 ($107)

8/19-8/23

12:30 - 1:45 2:00 - 3:15

Algebra II & IIH; Spanish II; World Civilization English I; Spanish III

Video Gaming: Medieval Europe (Lead Your Kingdom to Victory)

USM Faculty USM Faculty

Grades 6-9

Medieval Europe comes to life as you take your kingdom through wars, new alliances, food shortages, booms, illnesses, and the ”management” of people and livestock in your kingdom. Return participants welcome. Hone your skills! Be victorious! $102 ($112)

Session: B

9:00 -

10:25

Michael Matera

Video Gaming: Network Gaming in Real Time

Grades 7-9

Work with two games that focus on real-time strategy. Take the side of the Arm or the Core, two fictitious armies who are set to destroy each other. Manage your resources wisely. Be mindful of time! Your success depends on you. $102 ($112)

Session: B

12:30 -

1:55

Michael Matera

Video Gaming: The Rise of Civilization (Make It Work) B & C

Grades 6-9

From building cities in 500 B.C. to making plans for societies beyond current times, make decisions that will ensure the happiness of the people, effective infrastructure, national pride, and more. You’ll have some control but there is always the unknown lurking in the background. Return participants welcome. Hone your skills and watch your civilization achieve greatness. B C

$102 ($112) $126 ($136)

Session: B Session: C

10:30 - 12:00 10:30 - 12:00

Volleyball (Time to Dig It!) I & II

Michael Matera Brian Markwald

I: Grades 4-6; II: Grades 7-9

Whether you're looking to make next year's team or rule the court at your next family reunion, have fun learning to pass, set, and attack. Refine your basic skills and learn advanced ones. Focus on offensive and defensive strategies. Improve the way you play, and enjoy this backyard, gym, and beach sport. I II

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$96 ($106) $96 ($106)

Session: B Session: B

12:30 - 1:55 2:00 - 3:30

Heather Ingram Heather Ingram

SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 7/5)

Volleyball Camp I & II

C: 7/15-7/26

I: Grades 5-8; II: Grades 9-12

Get ready for volleyball with a one-week pre-season camp. Focus on skill building and offensive and defensive strategies. Start the school-year ready to take your team to a winning season. I II

$ 90 ($100) $135 ($145)

8/12-8/16 8/12-8/16

12:30 - 2:30 9:00 - 12:00

Mark Baker Mark Baker

Volleyball Conditioning Academy

Grades 6-12

Develop physical conditioning to allow you to play longer, move better, demonstrate explosiveness, and bring leadership to the team. With the right conditioning you will reduce the potential for injury in a game that requires high leaps and quick, more confident, lateral and lineal movement. Neuromuscular conditioning is the key that will separate you from all others. Athletes will be divided into appropriate age groups. $264 ($274)

6/17-7/24

4:00 - 6:00

M&W

Water Chemistry & Experiments

Don Beebe’s House of Speed

Grades 6-8

Tackle the intriguing and critical world of water. Do ground water experiments. Study water conservation. Find out about water filtration. Be part of the solution to keep our Great Lakes great! $125 ($130)

Session: A

2:00 - 3:30

What are the Odds? (The Math in Mysteries)

Carolyn Byrne

Grades 4-5

Use logic and probability to solve wonderfully entertaining spy and mystery stories. Be a sleuth as you discover how numbers can work for you. $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Win-It in a Minute or More: Team Challenges!

Zak Wernecke

Grades 6-8

With a twist of mental, physical, and team challenges, help your team survive. Have adventurous races, build bridges, try an egg drop, and lots of other exciting challenges. Enjoy different activities each day while building leadership skills. $120 ($130)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

Woodworking Basics

Bob Goodmann

Grades 6-8

Safety first! Learn to safely use hand tools to create and build a variety of wood projects. Measure, cut, sand, nail, glue, and paint! $111 ($121)

Session: B

2:00 -

3:30

Write It Right: Take Out the Bugs

Dan McFeters

Grades 7-8

Learn a variety of skills necessary for formal academic writing. Using different activities, both word processed and handwritten, work to strengthen ideas, organization, voice, sentence fluency, and word choice. Work on single-developed paragraphs, carefully edited for grammar and conventions. Writers at all levels will benefit from this opportunity to focus on writing and reinforce the skills needed to “write it right.” $120 ($130)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

The “Write” Spot

Heather Ingram

Grades 4-5

From storyboards to scripts…..use a variety of children's literature to analyze authors' styles. Try your hand in writing like your favorite authors. Practice proofreading, editing, and spelling skills along the way. $120 ($130)

Session: A

12:30 - 1:55

Writing & Research Skills: A Key to High School Success

Patti Ptak

Grades 9-11

Combine writing and research skills. Learn the “tricks” of productive research and combine this with the skills of good writing development. High school requires effective research and writing skills, and here’s the place to put them together. $120 ($130)

Session: A

10:30 - 12:00

Writing Essays for Tests & Papers

Brian Marks

Grades 9-10

Focus on the process of writing quality essays for tests and papers. Understand the structure of essays from thesis to supporting and concluding statements. Discover ways to ensure clarity and cohesiveness in your written communication. $96 ($106)

Session: B

10:30 - 12:00

Writing Research Papers & Other Advanced Writing

Brian Marks

Grades 9-11

How do you select a topic? What is a thesis question? How does one organize and structure a lengthy paper? How does one write strong conclusions without simply summarizing and rehashing the main arguments of your paper? Explore answers to these questions and gain the confidence and knowledge needed to write longer papers for English and history classes. $120 ($130)

Session: C

9:00 - 10:25

TO REGISTER, USE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE OR CALL 414.540.3350.

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Session Code:

A: 6/17-6/28

B: 7/1-7/12 (Closed 7/4 & 5)

Writing with a Digital Twist

C: 7/15-7/26

Grades 4-5

Practice your writing skills using Web 2.0 technologies. Create a commercial, a children’s story, and a radio show. Bring your writing to life using a variety of digital media tools. Blogs, wikis, voicethreads, podcasts, and weebies await. $120 ($130)

Session: A

9:00 - 10:25

Writing Your College Essay

Will Piper

Grades 11-12

What kinds of expectations do colleges have when they read your college essay? Should you write about an experience that might have dramatically shaped your life? How much should you reveal about your strengths and weaknesses as a person? Find out the answers to these questions and many more as you read other student essays from around the country and also learn how to write your own. $116 ($126)

Session: B

9:00 - 10:25

Yoga & Pilates: Strength, Flexibility, & More I & II

Mark Hilgendorf

I: Grades 4-6; II: Grades 7-10

Come join the fun! Yoga and Pilates build confidence, create strength and flexibility, and improve focus and awareness! Use your body weight and a few simple props to explore physical movement in a creative, non-competitive way. Experience yoga and Pilates through movement, games, and activities. Learn breathing techniques to help hold poses, sit stronger, and focus longer! Turn this summer upside down with yoga and Pilates! I II

$120 ($130) $120 ($130)

Session: C Session: C

9:00 - 10:25 10:30 - 12:00

Yoga & Strength Training

Sue Dlugopolski Sue Dlugopolski

Grades 7-10

Join a professional fitness trainer for strength training followed by yoga. Here’s a great combination for body and mind fitness! $96 ($106)

Session: B

12:30 -

1:55

Yoga & Toning

Terri Stevens

Grades 7-10

Enjoy a great mix of yoga with core-based exercises that focus on stretching, strengthening, and toning your body. Improve your poise and confidence and become a healthier person. $120 ($130)

Session: A

9:00 - 10:25

Your Photography & PhotoShop Basics B & C st

Lisa Moberly

Grades 7-10

Take your photographic skills into the 21 Century. Bring your digital camera. Set up photo shoots. Learn about picture composition, light sources, and more. Use PhotoShop to enhance your photos. B C

$106 ($116) $130 ($140)

Zumbatomic©

Session: B Session: C

12:30 12:30 -

1:55 1:55

Paul Calhoun Paul Calhoun

Grades 4-6

©

Zumbatomic has all the fitness, fun, and energy of Zumba, but is made just for kids! Learn the moves, work up a sweat, and have a blast dancing to kid-friendly hip hop, salsa, cumbia, merengue, and reggaeton songs. $120 ($130)

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Session: C

10:30 - 12:00

Kelley Sovol

SEE PROGRAM BOOKLET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY AGES AND GRADES.


Workshop Descriptions 2013