Summer Academy

Keep up the momentum!

Work with our exceptional faculty in this small setting, supportive environment providing English and Math programming, theater and art, credit recovery, and enrichment courses.

2019 Program Offerings

Counselor in Training / Leadership Training

Counselors in Training (CIT) will learn the necessary skills to become responsible camp counselors and leaders. This is a two week-long session.  The program will consist of classroom instructions, hands-on activities, and a variety of team building tasks.

In addition to the classroom instruction the CIT’s will spend a few hours each day working with camp counselors.  At the conclusion of the program all CIT’s will have a better understanding of the responsibilities associated with being a camp counselor.  CIT’s will also be able to apply the leadership skills they learn to their own academic goals and future successes. Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program.

DATES
Session I: July 8 - 19
Session II:  July 22 - August 2

TIME 
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:30pm

COST
$600
 

Ceramics

The art of the clay or ceramics has many different exciting characteristics. Clay can be molded in many different ways using a wide range of tools and equipment. Projects will be based on three approaches: functional objects, sculpture, and decorative.

Students will experience hand construction, casting, and throwing on the wheel and will combine all three techniques into several different forms. Students will also experience the glazing process. The art, science, and craftsmanship of clay will all come together in a fun application of this material. 

Date
July 8th - July 12th   

Time
Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Students who wish to join Meadow Breeze Day Camp after Ceramics from 11:00AM - 3:30 PM may sign up to do so. 

Instructor
Chip VanderBrug

Grade
5-8

Cost
$200 for Ceramics only
$100 for Ceramics if enrolled in Session #5 of Meadow Breeze Day Camp

Hours: 10

Architecture

Buildings have an incredible impact in our lives. This one week course will introduce a variety of ways that students can explore, investigate, design, and construct using a wide range of architectural methods, applications, and access to a 3D printer.  A wide range of materials will be used to complete the designs. Projects will focus on designing and constructing small scale structures based   on the human need through creative problem solving.  Students will use the architectural design process to create drawings and models that we can live in, work, shop, and just simply enjoy. This class is specifically designed for the Middle School student.

Dates
July 8 - July 12  

Time
Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Students who wish to participate in Meadow Breeze Day Camp before Architecture from 9:00AM -1:00 PM may sign up to do so. 

Instructor
Chip VanderBrug

Grade
6-8

Cost
$200 Architecture Only
$100 for Architecture if enrolled in Session #5 of Meadow Breeze Day Camp

Hours: 10

General Math for Middle School

This general mathematics course is designed to reinforce the basic skills of arithmetic using the beginnings of algebra, ratios, and geometry to reinforce the four operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with integers (signed numbers), fractions, and decimals by using essential questions (big ideas).  There is an emphasis on problem-solving and group activities. 

There is no Textbook for this course, computers will be provided.

Materials to bring: 

  • Pencils
  • Eraser
  • Straight – edge (ruler)
  • Paper:  Lined, plain, and graph paper
  • Binder
  • Calculator (used minimally)

Date
July 15 - August 9

Time
Monday - Friday, 9 - 11:00am

Grades
For students going into grades 6-8                    

Cost
$500
$250 for Strengthening Math Skills if enrolled in Session #4 and #7 of Meadow Breeze Day Camp

Non-credit course:  40 hours

Students may sign up for a combination of Summer Academy programs or combine Summer Academy programs with Meadow Breeze Day Camp. Any students signed up for a combination of Summer Academy programs will have a supervised lunch period between programs. Students will also have the option to use the pool in between programs as well.

All LCA Summer Academies require a $50 deposit to register and secure a spot. 
All registration payments are non-refundable.