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Orlando Summer Camps that Prepare Students for Success

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Ancient Arts (grades 5-8) $470
Art reflects the advances and challenges of a society. Together we will look at how the development of pottery and fabric allowed early societies to advance and discuss the role they still play in our lives. Come get a hands-on experience while exploring these materials and the skills needed to create a museum masterpiece as we challenge ourselves to better understand the world around us.  |  9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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| Categories: Fine Arts, Specialty Camps, Week 1: June 10-14, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Arts and Crafts Camp (grades 5-8) AM only $220
Do you love to make crafts? Let your creativity flow as we create multiple crafty projects throughout the week using a variety of tools that may include paint, paper, crayons, markers, beads, yarn, clay, glue, scissors, sand, papier-mâché, and elements from nature. Sounds like a crafter's dream! Come share your artistic talent with us this summer!  | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.*This camp must be combined with an afternoon only camp to create a full day schedule.
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| Categories: Fine Arts, Week 5: July 8-12, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Arts and Crafts (4-8) PM only  $220
Do you love to make crafts? Let your creativity flow as we create multiple crafty projects throughout the week using a variety of tools that may include paint, paper, crayons, markers, beads, yarn, clay, glue, scissors, sand, papier-mâché, and elements from nature. Sounds like a crafter's dream! Come share your artistic talent with us this summer!  | 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.*This camp must be combined with a morning only camp to create a full day schedule.
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| Categories: Fine Arts, Week 6: July 15-19, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Babysitting (grades 5-9) $445
Qualities, expectations, and responsibilities of an excellent babysitter will be the focus as students are trained in the basics of childcare, first aid, and how to handle emergencies. This full day course will allow your future sitter to interact with our youngest Highlanders, learn to entertain and create, as well as establish awareness of safe surroundings. This class is a must for anyone who is ready to become an expert babysitter! First Responder and CPR lessons will be taught by Conan Bick...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 2: June 17-21, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Basketball- Boys (grades 6-8) $355
Quality basketball instruction stressing fundamentals, techniques, philosophy, strategy, and intensive skill development will be the focus each week. Teamwork and an enthusiastic attitude will also be emphasized. Players should bring gym shorts, two t-shirts, basketball shoes and socks, a swimsuit, and a towel daily. Each player will receive a basketball.   |   8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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| Categories: Sports Camps, Week 3: June 24-28, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bowling (grades 5-8) $390
Do you have time to spare this summer? Our bowling camp will get you out of the heat and making strikes in no time! Join our varsity coaches as they teach you the skills to become a better bowler. The Highlander bus will transport campers to Aloma Bowl in Winter Park each morning and then return to campus for lunch, swimming, and an afternoon activity. All rental fees are included in the price.  |  9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
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| Categories: Week 1: June 10-14, Week 2: June 17-21, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bowling (grades 7-12) AM only $195
Do you have time to spare this summer? Our bowling camp will get you out of the heat and making strikes in no time! Join our varsity coaches as they teach you the skills to become a better bowler. The Highlander bus will transport campers to and from Aloma Bowl in Winter Park.  All rental fees are included in the price.  |  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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| Categories: Sports Camps, Week 7: July 22-26, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Creative Problem Solving and Logic (grades 5-8) $470
Learning to solve problems creatively is essential to student success, both in school and beyond. Join your friends to be challenged by traditional logic games and learn problem-solving strategies. You will apply your skills to non-traditional problem solving challenges that combine math, science and games. Students will have opportunities to apply math and science formulas to solve problems and and see the results of their newly-developed problem-solving strategies.   |   9:...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, STEM & Technology Camps, Week 6: July 15-19, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Executive Functioning Skills (grades 6-10) AM only week 4: $135, weeks 3 and 7: $220
Executive function skills develop gradually and at different rates for different people. Most children struggle at one time or another with planning, organization and follow through. Children with learning and attention issues nearly always have difficulty with one or more executive skills, which can lead to obstacles in learning and behavior. Academic success in our schools is linked with children’s mastery of a wide range of skills that rely on their use of executive function strategies....
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 3: June 24-28, Week 4: July 1-3, Week 7: July 22-26, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10
Debate Workshop (grades 8-9) $555
Course #S000220, non-creditThis course is for students who have joined or are planning to join the Lincoln-Douglas Debate team or the Public Forum Debate team and compete at the beginning of the Fall 2019 semester. This workshop serves as an affordable option for those who cannot or are not planning to attend a national debate camp this summer. Intense weeklong instruction will prepare students for immediate competitive success as LD and Public Forum debate novices in the 2019-2020 Sea...
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| Categories: LS-MS Academic Enrichment, Week 3: June 24-28, Grade 8, Grade 9
Developing Leaders (grades 7-9) $425
In order to become effective leaders in both their school and community, students will learn about leadership beginning with themselves using Habitudes by Tim Elmore as a guide. Habitudes helps student build character based on emotional security, handle criticism, learn to use feedback for personal improvement, become better models of healthy leadership by increasing self-awareness, and turn their core values into actions that inspire peers to follow. Our class will use the skills and leadership...
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| Categories: Week 1: June 10-14, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Digital Video- Youtube and Twitch (grades 4-8) $450
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a YouTuber or Twitch video producer? Learn the ins-and-outs of producing video content that is appropriate for showcasing on YouTube and Twitch. Create videos such as Let's Play, package openings, pop culture reviews and interviews. Learn how to shoot and capture video, as well as write editorial copy and edit your work. Powered by Fleming Tech   |   9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.   This program is a set price and does...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 6: July 15-19, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Fishing Camp (3-9) week 3: $470, week 4: $285
It has been said that a bad day of fishing beats a good day at work! Come and learn to bait a hook and cast a line in our very own Lake Highland as well as other local lakes within walking distance. All equipment is provided, but if you have that lucky pole or gear, feel free to bring it with you.   |   9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Sports Camps, Week 3: June 24-28, Week 4: July 1-3, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Football Camp (grades 2-8) $355
This football camp offers an experience designed to teach players the fundamentals and techniques of football. The techniques apply to the individual player as well as the total game. Techniques and drills will improve speed, agility, strength, catching, and throwing. Players will need to bring a drink, swimsuit and towel each day. Lunch may be purchased in the cafeteria or brought from home.
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| Categories: Sports Camps, Week 1: June 10-14, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Game Design 101 (grades 4-8) $450
Calling all future game developers! Bring your video game ideas to life as you learn the ins-and-outs of how video games are designed and produced. You will learn how to use a number of software design tools to create Mario-like, platform-style video games. Highlights include informational lectures, as well as the use of a hands-on game design lab where campers design, customize, construct and test their creations. Powered by Fleming Tech Camps   |   9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 1: June 10-14, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Girls Guide to Fabulous/Yoga (5-8) $470
Girly-girls unite! Take a walk on the red carpet and explore what it takes to have a positive self-esteem, great fashion, and be beautiful inside and out!  Spend a glamorous week with friends as you learn how to give yourself a manicure, learn a few new hair-braiding and style techniques, design your own jewelry and hair bows, and participate in fun activities that build confidence and positive self-esteem. At the end of the week we will organize our own social party! In the afternoon ...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 1: June 10-14, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Golf Camp (grades 2-12) $550
Golf, “the sport for a lifetime,” combines physical aptitude and mental fortitude inspiring golfers to continually exceed their personal best. Whether your junior desires to get off to a fundamentally correct start or to represent Lake Highland as a member of a golf team, Highlander Summer offers award winning golf instruction led by Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teacher Brad Brewer at Rosen Shingle Creek. Lake Highland coaches along with Brad and his certified instructors, all with ...
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| Categories: Sports Camps, Week 1: June 10-14, Week 2: June 17-21, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Hogwarts Adventure (grades 5-8) $555
A magical weeklong event is planned! For five fun "Muggle-free" days, you will learn wand making, potions, enjoy Quidditch matches, contests and charms, and many hands-on Harry Potter activities! Lessons and activities will be derived from all of the books. Even if you have not read the books, you are welcome to join! The week will be highlighted by a trip to explore the “Wizarding World of Harry Potter” and “Diagon Alley” attractions at Universal Studios. ...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 5: July 8-12, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Kitchen Cuisine I and II (6-8)  $500
Do you like to eat? Do you like to cook? Do you enjoy watching the Food Network channel? If so, then this is the class for you! Join us as we learn to prepare and cook classic meals that everyone will love. Each day is devoted to a new cooking skill and theme as we prepare 3 to 4 dishes that add up to one incredible meal. All ability levels are welcome.  If cooking is your thing, check out Kitchen Cuisine II, week 6, for additional new recipes to try!
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 3: June 24-28, Week 6: July 15-19, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Lacrosse- Boys (grades 6-8) $355
Lacrosse Camps are designed to allow players, from beginner to experienced, the opportunity to raise their lacrosse skills to the next level. The Camps focus on individual and team skills, situational awareness and positional training while emphasizing athleticism, team mentality and other proven winning philosophies.  |  8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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| Categories: Sports Camps, Week 2: June 17-21, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
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