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Minooka CCSD 201 Summer Fun Camp Session Descriptions

Math: Add, subtract, multiply, divide, oh my!  Is your child in need of some end-of-the-year math review to jump-start their summer? Participants will engage in math related activities to get them ready for the next grade level.

Choir:

Choir is all about singing with a group. Students will be learning and singing a variety of musical pieces to teach them about pitch, rhythm, and good singing technique. They will also be learning about how to blend with one another.

Orff Ensemble:

Students taking Orff Ensemble will be playing on a variety of instruments to put together a small performance. They will be playing mostly on Xylophones and Glockenspiels but will also take part in learning World Percussion instruments. Get ready to jam!

Volleyball:

  • 1st-4th Grade: Students will be introduced to basic volleyball and movements skills in the game of volleyball. The program will be running drills and scrimmaging while focusing on improving the basic fundamentals for volleyball such passing, hitting, serving, and movement on the court.  Students will experience a positive learning environment that will help you in all that you do in the game of volleyball. We look forward to sharing challenging and fun drills during your summer enrichment Program.
  • 5th-8th Grade: Students will continue to learn and improve their techniques of volleyball such as passing, hitting, serve receive , and defensive drills. The goal of the program is that you improve your game and learn more about preparing yourself to be the best player you can be while having a great experience. Students will experience a positive learning environment that will help you in all that you do in the game of volleyball. We look forward to sharing challenging and fun drills during your summer enrichment Program.

Pound: Students will be coached on how the principles of mind and body are used to encourage and inspire movement, musicality, leadership, teamwork, confidence and self-expression. Choreography and interactive activities will be shared for all ages.  Each child will be manipulating ripstix, which are weighted drumsticks to the established beat. Students will cool down with a short yoga session.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Kids!

Yoga and mindfulness practice can help you: get stronger and more flexible, manage feelings of anxiety, learn to navigate challenging situations without becoming overwhelmed, and so much more! Students will learn and practice the Five Elements of Yoga & Mindfulness: Connect, Breathe, Move, Focus, and Relax! Come join the FUN & be more connected to yourself- your body, your mind, and your emotions!

Art: In this session, students will have the opportunity to express their creativity by making pieces of artwork inspired by various artists and forms of literature.

Local History: What do you know about the area you live in?  Explore the history, culture, and landscape of the Minooka area.

Science: During the Minooka 201 Summer Camp, students will have the opportunity to participate in different healthy living practices while gaining knowledge in different science concepts as they apply to nutrition, basketball, dancing, weight training, relay racing, kickboxing, and yoga/mindfulness.

Cursive: Students will begin by learning each individual cursive letter. As students are ready to progress, they will be writing words and sentences utilizing the cursive skills learned.