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June 24 TH - August 23 RD K – 10 Programs Available

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

summerprograms@westerlyschool.org


ENGAGING STUDENTS All Summ er Long

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ABOUT US! Westerly School, Long Beach’s premier independent school, serves students in Kindergarten through eighth grade. Westerly believes in igniting a lifelong love of learning through innovative instruction, collaborative projects, and community involvement through student leadership. With its whole-child philosophy and safe-learning community, Westerly nurtures students’ creativity, shaping them into problem-solvers and idea-makers, further preparing them for an ever-changing world. Summer with Westerly continues this approach by engaging students through rich instruction and application. The program is uniquely customized to meet the needs of your family and offers a variety of opportunities for students of all ages. The program’s flexible schedule is sure to provide a smooth and productive summer for all families. Whether it’s your child’s first time in a classroom or first time preparing to navigate through a high school campus, Summer with Westerly is a one-stop shop. Join us for the full nine weeks or pick and choose the dates that work for you. We pride ourselves on tailoring a program that works best for your family. Our qualified teachers, experienced coaches and decorated artists go to great lengths to help enhance your child’s summer. The affordable prices along with skilled staff and beautiful private campus provide the perfect combination for the most exciting summerprogram Long Beach has to offer.

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Grades K - 1 Morning Enrichment

Beginning Paths Grab your passports and pack your bags. Join us as we travel from country to country learning about different cultures throughout the world. The Beginning Paths program encompasses all subject areas and prepares students for the routines and expectations of Kindergarten and first grade. This full morning course engages students through creative play, music, and crafts, all of which are designed to ignite your child’s curiosity and intellect in an interactive and thematic environment. Student’s explore foods, build famous landmarks, dance to music and speak foreign languages. This robust and engaging class is the perfect summer opportunity for Kinder and first graders of all levels.

Grades K - 1 Afternoon Enrichment

Wildcat Summer with Westerly offers an afternoon program that keeps kids active and safe. Students are exposed to a range of games and activities that appeal to a variety of student interests. The afternoon schedules are ever-changing to ensure a well-rounded experience that develops new excitement and curiosity with each new day. All activities encourage and develop critical thinking, interpersonal skills and physical development. Activities include but are not limited to: Frisbee golf, basketball, painting, billiards, singing, dancing, foosball, scavenger hunts, sculpting, gardening, Xbox Kinect (interactive exercise games only) and so much more‌

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Summer Program Schedule Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Wildcat Week 1 Wildcat Week 2 Wildcat Week 3

June 24 – July 5, 2013* July 8 – July 19, 2013 July 22 – August 2, 2013 August 5 – August 9, 2013 August 12 – August 16, 2013 August 19 – August 23, 2013 *Closed July 4th, in honor of Independence Day

Typical Daily Schedule (Session 1-3) 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 12:40 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Early Drop-off Beginning Paths Snack Beginning Paths Lunch Wildcat Dismissal Late Pick-up

What is a Wildcat Week? A Wildcat Week is an extended version of the first six weeks’ afternoon enrichment. Without the academic enrichment in the morning, the Wildcat Week offers more elaborate games and activities coupled with full-day field trips.

Wildcat Week Calendar Tuesday

Wednesday

On Campus Beach Day (at The Bay • Painting in Belmont • Soccer Shore) • Gardening • Musical Chairs • Ping-Pong

Monday

On Campus • X-Box Sports • Sculpting •Billiards • Frisbee Golf • JCC Pool (optional)

Thursday

Friday

Theme Day Field Trip (Activities • Skate Depot based on (8/9) the theme of • Jump Sky High the day) (8/16) • Soak City (8/23)

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Grades 2 - 5 Morning Enrichment

Expanding Horizons Summer with Westerly has developed a curriculum that enriches and improves understanding of subject matter, yet engages like summer camp. Each student has the opportunity to customize their mornings by choosing two different courses from a variety of subjects. The engaging curriculum keeps students busy throughout the morning, as each course offers insight to the subject, real world application and opportunities to create projects that students can be proud of. From dissecting creepy crawlers to filming their first movie, the campus buzzes with excitement as students gain a true appreciation for learning.

Grades 2 - 5 Afternoon Enrichment

Wildcat Summer with Westerly offers an afternoon program that keeps kids active and safe. Students are exposed to a range of games and activities that appeal to a variety of student interests. The afternoon schedules are ever-changing to ensure a well-rounded experience that develops new excitement and curiosity with each new day. All activities encourage and develop critical thinking, interpersonal skills and physical development. Activities include but are not limited to: Frisbee golf, basketball, painting, billiards, singing, dancing, foosball, scavenger hunts, sculpting, gardening, Xbox Kinect (interactive exercise games only) and so much more‌

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Course Selections Robotics: Design, Build, Explore Discover through building and experimentation that robotics is an exciting form of acquiring important Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills (STEM). Students will be guided through the process of designing, building and programming robots made with LEGO Mindstorms equipment.

Lights, Camera, Action! Prepare to direct or star in your own short film or commercial. In this course students will work hand in hand with Young Authors class to bring a screenplay to life. Students will be introduced to the basics; using video equipment, working with sound and lighting, and using the Apple® drag and drop video editor, iMovie®.

Young Authors: Screenwriters Calling All Writers! After a busy year of writing it’s time to take one of those great story ideas and make it come to life. Students will take an idea through the writing process and create a screenplay that our very own Video Class can act out and record.

The World Through a Microscope Embark on thrilling adventures in the natural world!  Investigate the enormous variety of objects too small for the eye to see, make discoveries about the structures of microscopic animals; find out what everyday objects and foods really look like at the cellular level; learn how to prepare specimens and slides and how to use a microscope.

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Course Selections, Cont. Anatomy of an Athlete Get ready for hands on classroom experience exploring how the athlete works. Learn first hand the inner workings of those super star athletes you see on TV. What they eat, how their muscles work, what exercises they do, and so much more. Students will not only learn how to eat like a champion, practice like a star and perform like a pro, but they will also learn the anatomical process of each. Course includes field and classroom time.

Rhythm Nation Student musicians will experience the value of cooperative teamwork as they explore percussion instruments, and discover how individual rhythms can join together to create a very powerful ensemble sound – the whole being much more than the sum of the parts. Students will learn to lead percussion ensembles by distributing instruments, demonstrating and monitoring proper playing position of each instrument, explaining the specific rhythm parts to each group, using gestures and eye contact to conduct entrances, endings, tempo, and dynamics. Additionally, they will learn to redirect the players if the tempo drifts.

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Summer Program Schedule Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Wildcat Week 1 Wildcat Week 2 Wildcat Week 3

June 24 – July 5, 2013* July 8 – July 19, 2013 July 22 – August 2, 2013 August 5 – August 9, 2013 August 12 – August 16, 2013 August 19 – August 23, 2013 *Closed July 4th, in honor of Independence Day

Typical Daily Schedule (Session 1-3) 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 12:40 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Early Drop-off 1ST Period Snack 2ND Period Lunch Afternoon Enrichment Dismissal Late Pick-up

What is a Wildcat Week? A Wildcat Week is an extended version of the first six weeks’ afternoon enrichment. Without the academic enrichment in the morning, the Wildcat Week offers more elaborate games and activities coupled with full-day field trips.

Wildcat Week Calendar Tuesday

Wednesday

On Campus Beach Day (at The Bay • Painting in Belmont • Soccer Shore) • Gardening • Musical Chairs • Ping-Pong

Monday

On Campus • X-Box Sports • Sculpting •Billiards • Frisbee Golf • JCC Pool (optional)

Thursday

Friday

Theme Day Field Trip (Activities • Skate Depot based on (8/9) the theme of • Jump Sky High the day) (8/16) • Soak City (8/23)

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Grades 6 - 8 Morning Enrichment

Being the Change Summer with Westerly is combining community, service and art to help develop the mindset and skills needed to be a positive impact in today’s ever-changing world. Being the Change immerses students in a collaborative environment aimed at inspiring imagination, promoting creativity, instilling leadership and fostering an appreciation of a strengthened community. 6th, 7th and 8th grade students will spend their first week learning basic design concepts and exploring the wide variety of techniques and applications of acrylic painting. Their skills will be put to good use in their production of a public art mural for a selected agency or organization. This program uses public art and community service as the platform to instill these valuable skills for the future leaders of tomorrow: • Communicating effectively both orally and written • Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving • Collaboration • Adaptability • Initiative and Entrepreneurialism • Accessing and Analyzing information • Curiosity and Imagination The course is taught by the talented Gregory Navaro-Pickens. Greg has a master’s degree in painting from University of Texas, San Antonio and a single subject secondary teaching credential in art. He studied abroad in Brazil, England and Italy. He has worked at the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice, CA where he was production supervisor for the World Wall mural project, which he installed in Finland and Russia. He is the co-founder of two Long Beach non-profit arts agencies – Artists Reaching Kids (ARK) and The Art Exchange and has more than 130 murals to his credit. He has taught all grade levels from K-12 and has been an instructor in the art education department at CSULB for the past 12 years. Greg has also worked for Disney and Nickelodeon and has received 2 Distinguished Arts Awards as a Community Artist.

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Summer Program Schedule Session 1 Session 2 Session 3

June 24 – July 5, 2013* July 8 – July 19, 2013 July 22 – August 2, 2013 *Closed July 4, in honor of Independence Day

Typical Daily Schedule (Session 1-3) 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Early Drop-off Warm-up Project Intro/Work Time Break Individual Work Time Leadership Discussion Lunch/Dismissal Internship Dismissal

Grades 6 - 8 Afternoon Enrichment

Internship applications are available at westerlyschool.org

Internship Opportunity Participants in the program have the opportunity to become afternoon interns with the Summer with Westerly program. Students can continue building their interpersonal and leadership skills by becoming the afternoon hosts to our visiting international students. Their primary responsibility will be to spend their afternoons interacting with our Chinese guests through games and activities. There is no additional fee for the internship opportunity, however all students must complete an application upon submission of registration. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the internship opportunity to help build their high school resume, gain new friends, become more culturally aware and develop empathy for second language learners.

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Grades 9 - 10 Morning Enrichment

Navigating the Next Steps Transitioning to high school and meeting the requirements to apply to college is a very important part of your child’s educational progression. Our summer high school program will set the foundational skills needed to successfully navigate any high school campus. For current high school students we will teach the necessary steps to create the best academic resume to be competitive in the college application process.

Program Will Include: • Academic planning - beyond meeting the A-G requirements  • College and Major Searches • Scholarships- show me the money! • Study skills and styles • Organization is the key • Serving the community with your leadership talents • Maintain balance and dealing with stress • Creating your personal resume and statement • Using technology safely and online etiquette • Interviewing skills

... And so much more!

The course is taught by Mrs. Candyce Simpson an experienced K-12 counselor, specializing in college preparation. Mrs. Simpson is a high school counselor for Long Beach Unified School District. She works with the University of California Office of the President in Oakland on the A-G Advisory Committee. She is contracted yearly to read and rank college applications for potential freshman to the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). She also is a team member for a national scholarship foundation and interviews students from all over the country each spring to award full scholarships to the college of their choice. Mrs. Simpson has experience in creating rigorous high school honors programs along with college boot camps for public and charter high schools that are currently being implemented in Long Beach and Los Angeles.

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Summer Program Schedule Session 1 Session 2 Session 3

June 24 – July 5, 2013* July 8 – July 19, 2013 July 22 – August 2, 2013 *Closed July 4, in honor of Independence Day

Typical Daily Schedule (Session 1-3) 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Early Drop-off High School BasicsProject Study Skills & Organizational Habits Break College Research and Preparation Leadership Skills and Resume Building Lunch/Dismissal Internship Dismissal

Grades 9 - 10 Afternoon Enrichment

Internship applications are available at westerlyschool.org

Internship Opportunity Participants in the program have the opportunity to become afternoon interns with the Summer with Westerly program. Students can continue building their interpersonal and leadership skills by becoming the afternoon hosts to our visiting international students. They’re primary responsibility will be to spend their afternoons interacting with our Chinese guests through games and activities. There is no additional fee for the internship opportunity however all students must complete application upon submission of registration. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the internship opportunity to help build their high school resume, gain new friends, become more culturally aware and develop empathy for second language learners.

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Summer REGISTRATION Westerly

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Registration Form and Tuition due by Friday, May 31st!

Please print as neatly as possible. Student’s Name:

Date of Birth:

Current School:

Entering Grade ____ in Sept. ‘13

Address: City:

State:

Zip

Parent/Guardian’s Name: Parent/Guardian’s E-mail: Parent/Guardian’s Phone: How did you hear about us?

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Program Fee Total: Registration Fee:

$40.00

Discount Applied: TOTAL DUE: Return this form along with check made payable to: Westerly School, 2950 East 29TH Street, Long Beach, CA 90806

$$ DISCOUNT ALERT!

Early Registration - Register before May 11th and receive $50 off per session. (Does not apply to Wildcat Weeks or 9th/10th grade program)

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Multi-sibling Discount - $25 off per session or Wildcat week/child (applies to all programs)

• Advance Registration is required. Spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis • Refunds will not be issued unless a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. • Appropriate behavior is required. If this policy is not followed, students will be asked to leave the program and no refund will be issued. • Early drop-off and late stay are available at an additional cost as needed. Early Drop – 7:30 a.m. Late Stay – 6:00 p.m. $5/30 minutes


Beginning Paths (K-1) Full Day (Morning and Afternoon Enrichment) — $425/Session Half-Day (Morning Enrichment ONLY) — $325/Session Full Day: Check Session box(es) Session 1 (6/24 – 7/5) Session 2 (7/8 – 7/19) Session 3 (7/22 – 8/2)

Half-Day: Check Session box(es) Session 1 (6/24 – 7/5) Session 2 (7/8 – 7/19) Session 3 (7/22 – 8/2)

Expanding Horizons (2-5) Full Day (Morning and Afternoon Enrichment) — $425/Session Half-Day (Morning Enrichment ONLY) — $325/Session Full Day: Check Session box(es) Session 1 (6/24 – 7/5) Session 2 (7/8 – 7/19) Session 3 (7/22 – 8/2)

Being the Change (6-8) Project Session — $300 Check Session box(es) and Circle Y/N if applying for Service Hours Session 1 (6/24 – 7/5) Y / N Session 2 (7/8 – 7/19) Y / N Session 3 (7/22 – 8/2) Y / N

Wildcat Weeks (K-8)

Recreation Week — $220

Check Recreation Week box(es) Rec. Week 1 (8/5 - 8/9) Rec. Week 2 (8/12 – 8/16) Rec. Week 3 (8/19 – 8/23)

Half-Day: Check Session box(es) Session 1 (6/24 – 7/5) Session 2 (7/8 – 7/19) Session 3 (7/22 – 8/2)

Navigating the Next Steps (9-10) Project Session — $300

Check Session box(es) and Circle Y/N if applying for Internship Session 1 (6/24 – 7/5) Y / N Session 2 (7/8 – 7/19) Y / N Session 3 (7/22 – 8/2) Y / N

WHEW! That is a lot of information! If you have questions about any of the programs or schedules offered, please don’t hesitate to contact us! summerprograms@westerlyschool.org

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Class Combinations

Class options are based on teacher availability. Please fill in your first and second choice for both periods.

Class Options - 2ND & 3RD Grade Session One PERIOD 1

Session Two

Session Three

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Microscope

Robotics

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Film

Rhythm

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Screenwriters Film

Microscope

Robotics Rhythm

Anatomy

Screenwriters

Robotics

Anatomy

Screenwriters

Anatomy

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Second Choice PERIOD 1

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Class Options - 4TH & 5TH Grade Session One

Session Two

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Robotics

Microscope

Film

Film

Rhythm

Screenwriters Anatomy

PERIOD 2 Microscope

Session Three PERIOD 1

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Robotics

Microscope

Screenwriters Rhythm

Anatomy

Film

Anatomy

Rhythm

Screenwriters

Robotics

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Medical & Photo Release Medical Information Is your child curerntly taking any medications? Y/N If so, please list: Health Insurance? Y/N Name of Provider: Name of child’s doctor: I.D. Number Does your child have any known health problems? Y/N If so, please explain: I (we) the undersigned parent(s) or legal guardian of _____________________________________, a minor, do hereby authorize and consent to any x-ray examination, medical or surgical diagnosis and treatment, and emergency hospital care which is deemed advisable by and is to be rendered under the general or special supervision of any member of the medical staff and emergency room staff licensed under the provisions of the Medicine Practice Act and or the staff of any acute general hospital holding a current license to operate a hospital from the State of California Department of Public Health. It is understood thatthis authorizes and empowers the aforementioned physician in the exercise of his/her best judgment to render care that he/she may deem advisable. It is understood that effort shall be made to contact the undersigned prior to rendering treatment to the patient, but that any of the advised treatment will not be withheld if the undersigned cannot by reached. List of any restrictions: Signature of Parent(s) or Guardian:

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Photo Release Throughout the summer program, we create and update both online and offline publications for the program with pictures and video taken of students. Should your child appear in one of the pictures or videos that we would like to use, we would appreciate your consent. Please be assured that the names of the children in the photographs will not be included. Feel free to contact us with any questions.

I DO give permission for you to include my child’s image for online and offline communications. I DO NOT give permission for you to include my child’s image for online and offline communications. Student’s Name:

Grade:

Authorizing Signature:

Date:

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Emergency Information Please complete carefully – this will be used as your Student Emergency Card

Student’s Name: Address: Telephone:

Age:

Date of Birth (mm/dd/yy):

Gender: M/F

Parent or Guardian Name:

Relationship:

Home Address (if different): Home:

Work/Cell:

Date of Birth (mm/dd/yy):

Gender: M/F

Employer: Employer Address: E-mail Address: Emergency Contact Name:

Relationship:

Home Address: Home/Cell:

Work:

The people listed below are authorized to pick up my child from Summer with Westerly. They agree to assume responsibility for my child.

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