Education

COVID-19 Responsible RestartOhio Youth Day Camp Guidelines

CURSIVE WRITITING WORKSHOP KIDS – Ages 6+
Summer 2021 – Register by 6/3 for Session 01, 7/17 for Session 02, 8/14 for Session 03
Session 01: June 5  from 9-11 AM, Session 02: July 24 from 9-11 AM, Session 03: August 21 from 9-11 

Enhance your writing skills with this 2 hour writing workshop to learn proper cursive writing techniques! Students will get through a portion of the alphabet beginning with capital letters, practice writing their signature and learn how to write a formal thank you letter. Parents are encouraged to register children multiple times to gain additional practice. The instructor for this class is Stefanie Lauvray and the class will take place at Robbins Hunter Museum.

SUMMER READING ADVENTURES – Grades 3 & 4 (entering fall 2021)
Summer 2021 – Register by 7/26

M – F Aug 2 – 6 from 1:00 – 3:00PM
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: Lisa Hartshorn Reading Specialist at the GES and Lori Fuller First Grade Teacher at the GES.

CAMP READ S’MORE – Grades 1 & 2 (entering fall 2021)
Summer 2021 – Register by 7/26

M – F August 2 – 6 from 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Children will participate in hands-on, multi-sensory activities that will strengthen their foundational skills.  Activities will include games, read alouds, poetry, partner and group activities. Instructors: Lisa Hartshorn Reading Specialist at the GES and Lori Fuller First Grade Teacher at the GES

LEGO ROBOTS – INTRO – Grades 1-4
Summer 2021 – Register by 5/31 for Session 01, 7/19 for Session 02
Session 01: June 7 – 11 from 10:00-11:30 AM
Session 02: July 26 – 30 from 1:00-2:30 PM

Come play and learn with cool LEGOrobots. 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.

LEGO ROBOTICS – ADVANCED Grades 3-7
Summer 2021 – Register by 5/31 for Session 01, 7/19 for Session 02
Session 01: M-F June 7 – 11 from 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Session 02: M-F July 26 – 30 from 10:00AM – noon

Take your Lego robotics skills to the next level with advanced mechanical and design and amazing programming techniques. Work in teams to accomplish goals and discover what you can do. With the fun flexibility of LEGOs and unlimited possibilities of programming, there is no limit to what can be done. 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.

CHECK MATE! SUMMER CHESS CAMP – Grades 1st – 8th
Summer 2021 – Register by 6/7 for BOTH sessions

June 14 – 18, 2021
Session 01: Novice 10:00-11:30AM
Session 02: Players 1:00-3:00PM
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. Participants in the Players session need to have participated in GES or GIS Chess Club and/or know the basic concepts of the game. Camp will help develop these players and work on opening theory, positional and tactical aspects of the middle game, and the endgame theory, while having a great time. Instructor Michael Spaul.

GRANVILLE – A WALK THRU TIME – Grades 3 – 6
Summer 2021 – Register by 7/5
July 12 – 15 from 9:30 – 11:30AM

Throughout our two centuries of existence, people have passed down fables, myths, legends, and tall tales of Granville ghosts, heroes and unusual happenings. How many ghosts really haunt the Buxton Inn? Did you know the Granville Inn has ghosts too? What caused the Granville Riot of 1836? Was Granville a stop on the Underground Railroad? Our young sleuths will journey around Granville and through its history to uncover the truth. Fee includes class materials and light snack. Instructor Lesa Miller

VIRTUAL COLLEGE ESSAY SUMMER JUMP START 
Summer 2021 – Register by 8/8
Day 1: Sa 8/14 9AM-NOON
Day 2: Su 8/15 NOON-3PM
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 are 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 16 years of college counseling experience)

BEYBLADE SUMMER FUN! – Grades 1 – 4
Summer 2021 – Register by 5/31
June 7 – 10 from 10:00 – 11:00AM 

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.

STORYBOOK COOKS – Grades 3 – 5
Summer 2021 – Register by 7/19
July 26 – 30 from 10:00 – 11:30 AM

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 junior chefs will take home a copy of the recipes which they create. Cooks are creative, understand math, science, and well-read. Campers should be dressed comfortably but with safety in mind. Hair clips or bands for long hair should be worn. Instructor Cindy Shaffer.

CrEATive Cooks, Grades 6-8
Summer 2021 – Register by 7/19
July 26 – 30 from 1:00 – 3:00 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 junior chefs will take home a copy of the recipes which they create. Cooks are creative, understand math, science, and well-read. Campers should be dressed comfortably but with safety in mind. Hair clips or bands for long hair should be worn. Instructor Cindy Shaffer.

Math 1, 2, 3!
3rd Grade Math Refresher – Entering Grade 4 in Fall 2021
Summer 2021 – Register by 6/7
June 14 – 18 from 8:00 – 10:00AM

Need a jump start into the new school year? We are offering a math camp designed to boost confidence and reinforce skills. We will spend time reviewing the main concepts taught in 3rd grade including: area, perimeter, fractions, percent, decimals as well as all algorithms for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Instructor Christine Jude