Education

SUMMER 2022 PROGRAMS: REGISTER FOR GRADE ENTERING IN FALL 2022

IN THE KITCHEN – Grades: 3-8
Pee Wee Chefs Grades: 3-5
M-F June 27 – July 1 from 10-11:30 AM
Jr. Chefs Grades: 6-8
M-F June 27 – July 1 from 1-3 PM
This class is a hands-on culinary journey through a variety of exciting cooking classes. In addition to general cooking techniques, students will be instructed on safe food handling, equipment safety, table etiquette, how to read recipes, and prepare and cook delicious and healthy dishes. All creative cooks will take home a copy of the recipes which they create. Cooks are creative, understand math, science, and are
generally well-read. Campers should be dressed comfortably but with safety in mind. Hair clips or bands for long hair should be worn. Instructor is Cindy Shaffer a retired GHS Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher.

CHECK MATE! – Grades: 1-8
M-F 6/20-24 from 10-11:30AM Novice
M-F 6/20-24 from 1-3PM Player
Spend some time this summer having fun while playing chess. Novice and Player sessions will be held so whether you want to learn to play or just need to improve existing skills this camp is for you. Novices
will be taught how to set up the chess board and learn the rules and basic strategies of the game. Novices will be playing basic chess by the 5th session! Parents are welcome to stay and learn how to play too for free! Players session need to have participated in the GES or GIS Chess Club and know the basic concepts of the game. The camp will help develop these players and work on opening theory, positional and tactical aspects of the middlegame, and the endgame theory while having a great time! instructor is Michael Spaul

BEYBLADE SUMMER FUN – Grades: 1-4
M-Th 6/13-16 from 10-11AM

This summer program will introduce the hobby of Beyblade to GES students and give those who are fond of it a place to feel welcome. Beyblade is a competitive game where spinning tops are launched into a stadium and clash until one is either left in the stadium or spins the longest. This game involves strategy, physics, knowledge of how moving objects (in this case, spinning tops) react, and good sportsmanship. All of which provide students with a positive learning experience. Instructor: GRD Staff

SUMMER MATH FUN! – Grades 4-7
M-TH July 11-14 from 10:00 – 11:00AM

Kelly Mialky, a certified math teacher will instruct this class aimed at keeping math skills sharp over the summer. Whether your child is seeking enrichment or a review of last year’s material this camp will benefit students of all abilities.  

CAMP READ S’MORE – Grades: Entering 1-2
M-F 8/1-5 from 9:30-11:30AM
Children will participate in hands-on, multi-sensory activities that will strengthen their foundational reading skills. Activities will include games, read alouds, poetry, with partner and group activities.
Instructors: GES Teachers Lisa Hartshorn – Reading Specialist and Lori Fuller – First Grade

SUMMER READING ADVENTURES – Grades: Entering 3-4
M-F 8/1-5 1-3PM
A week of fun activities that will engage students and give them practice with the five big ideas of reading – phonic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension. Activities will include board games, computer games Reader’s Theater and reading time. Instructors: GES Teachers Lisa Hartshorn – Reading Specialist and Lori Fuller – First Grade

MATH SQUAD – Grades: Entering 1-3
M-F 7/25-29 9:30-11:30AM
Be a part of the Math Squad! Join our squad for a week of exciting and engaging math activities. Students will build their number sense and problem-solving skills through activities that will include board games, card games, riddles, puzzles and cooking. Instructors: GES Teachers Lisa Hartshorn – Reading Specialist, and Lori Fuller, First Grade

ACT TEST PREPARATION WORKSHOP – Grades: 10-12
Su 9/4 from 1-5PM
The ACT Turbo Workshop provides college bound students with a comprehensive overview of strategies for all parts of the ACT. This is an ideal option for students with little time to prepare prior to the test,
and is conveniently scheduled shortly before the September ACT. Students work with the latest materials, all of which are provided. The workshop is uniquely tailored to meet the learning needs of the students in the class. Over the past seventeen years, BWS Education Consulting has helped thousands of students in the central Ohio area improve their test scores and gain admission to the colleges of their choice. Our students have scored as high as perfects on the ACT and SAT, and have improved their scores by as many as 12 points on the ACT composite and 330 points on the SAT composite. You can find comprehensive information about our programs, including testimonials, at www.BWSEducationConsulting.com.  Instructors: BWS Education Consulting

INTRO TO ROBOTICS – Grades: 1-4
M-F 6/20-24 10-11:30AM June
M-F 7/18-22 1-2:30PM July
Come play and learn with cool LEGO robots. Kids create and explore the world of robotics with LEGO Mindstorms. Creative projects and games engage kids in building mechanical creatures and solving problems with robots. This class is great for kids who love creating, building, exploring and trying
new ideas. No prior experience is necessary, and everyone will have fun solving (open ended) creative challenges using the LEGO Mindstorms robotics platform. Instructor: Kate Miller

ADVANCED LEGO ROBOTICS – Grades: 3-7
M-F 6/20-24 12:30-2:30PM June
M-F 7/18-22 10AM-NOON July
Take your Lego robotics skills to the next level with advanced mechanical and design and amazing programming techniques. Work in teams to accomplish engaging goals and discover what you can do. With the fun flexibility of LEGOs and unlimited possibilities of programming, the sky’s the limit. This class is designed to accommodate all levels of skill with fun open-ended challenges, but prior experience with LEGOs and/or Robotics is always a plus! instructor: Kate Miller

VIRTUAL COLLEGE ESSAY WORKSHOP JUMPSTART! Entering Grade: 12
Held Virtually – 2 day course
Sa 8/13 9AM-NOON Day 1
Su 8/14 NOON-3PM Day 2
Rising seniors – looking to get a jump on your college essay this summer? Join two experienced college consultants, Amber Gilsdorf and Laura Cobb (of Estrela Consulting) for a two-day workshop that will guide you through the process of writing your essay. Students will review the purpose of the college essay, participate in a guided brainstorming session and gain insider tips on style and structure. Day two will be a dedicated writing workshop with individual instructor feedback. Have a jump start on your essay BEFORE the chaos of senior year begins! Instructors: Amber Gilsdorf, a College Planning Consultant and a former counselor at Granville High School, Laura Cobb, a College Planning Consultant and former school counselor (together they have a combined 18 years of college counseling experience)