Course/Camp Offerings

How do I register for  Impressive Minds, Impressive Moves?

Session One
June 15-19 ($85 per course)

Session Two
June 22-26 ($85 per course)

Session Three

June 29-July 2 ($65 per course)

High School Courses 

($135 per course)

IMPRESSIVE MINDS

ART

Students will create a variety of art projects focusing on proportion, perspective, and composition. Pastels, watercolor, and charcoal are just a few of the mediums students will use in their work. Projects will vary each session according to student interest and instructor’s curriculum.

Movie Making
Students will be introduced to the IMovie program and GoPro and learn how to use a variety of editing techniques to create a three to five minute movie.


COOKING

Baking Bread
Have you ever wanted to know how to make homemade bread? Pastry Chef, Megan Plata, will guide students through the wonderful world of yeast and quick breads in this fun, hands-on class. Bring your apron and appetite. (An additional $10 fee is charged for materials.)

Cupcakes, Pastries, and Cake Pops, Oh My!
In this hands-on class, students will work with Pastry Chef, Megan Plata, to create a variety of fun and delicious desserts. All that is needed is an apron, an appetite, and a great attitude. (An additional $10 fee is charged for materials.)

For the Love of Chocolate
*$180 course fee (An additional $10 fee is charged for materials.)
This course offers hands-on experiences by Chef Andre Adams, French Chocolatier, in which students work with a high quality chocolate called “couverture" allowing them to create sculpture and candies. This 4 hour, high-end culinary experience is designed for students with a strong interest in culinary arts. Student must be able to concentrate and focus on details for large periods. This class is limited to 12 students.


LIFE SKILLS

Super Sitter/CPR/First Aid Introduction (co-ed)
This course teaches students how to care for babies and young children, keep children safe, handle a variety of emergencies, manage their babysitting business, and make time caring for children fun.

Math Skills and Games

Students will be accessed at their math level, then work to strengthen and improve their math ability, skills, and understanding. Using computer programs, games, and a variety of hands-on techniques, students will review decimals, fractions, order of operations, basic math facts, and algebraic expressions and equations.

MUSIC

Guitar
Come learn the basic skills of guitar for one or two weeks. Beginner to intermediate students will learn how to play simple guitar chords and songs at a level. Students may attend one week then carry skills into the second or attend for a single week as an introduction or extension of skills. The instructor will work with students at their level. Six-stringed guitars are provided, but students may bring their own if desired.


SCIENCE

Robotics
Students will learn mechanical design, construction, programming, and teamwork skills in this exciting introduction to Robotics Invention System.

Rockets
This summer, students are introduced to the basic principles of rocket science. Students will have the opportunity to build and launch their own rockets.


SUMMER READING (co-ed)

7th graders (co-ed)
Book One (Session I) & Book Two (Session II)
Students will have the opportunity to read and respond to engaging books this summer. This class is open to 7th grade girls and boys from all school districts but the texts will be taken from Palma’s 7th Grade Required Summer Reading list. Students will learn key note-taking techniques, ways to interpret material, and gain a better understanding of what they are reading. There will be opportunities for small and large group discussions. Students may enroll in any single session or both sessions. A spiral notebook is required for this course and Palma students retaining this notebook will receive extra credit if turned into their English instructor in the fall.

8th graders (co-ed)
Book One (Session I) & Book Two (Session II)
Students will have the opportunity to read and respond to engaging books this summer. This class is open to 8th grade girls and boys from all school districts but texts will be taken from Palma’s 8th Grade Required Summer Reading list. Students will learn key note-taking techniques, ways to interpret material, and gain a better understanding of what they are reading. There will be opportunities for small and large group discussions. Students may enroll in any single session or both sessions. A spiral notebook is required for this course and Palma students retaining this notebook will receive extra credit if turned into their English instructor in the fall.