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Highlander Summer Camps Directory

Orlando Summer Camps that Prepare Students for Success

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If you love to ride your bike, this class is for you. We will enjoy the urban bike trail, swim in the LHP pool each day, play hopscotch, prepare healthy snacks, and find inner peace and balance with relaxing yoga moves.**Must be riding independently without training wheels.**Week 4: June 29 - July 29:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.$385Taught by Betsy Eveland. 
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 4: June 29-July 2, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2
Join us for a week of “beary” fun activities and crafts.  Bring your favorite teddy bear to join in the fun!  We will talk about real bears and some famous make believe bears. We will swim in the LHP pool each day and we will complete our week with a visit to Build-A-Bear Workshop!  Week 1: June 8 - June 12 ($450)Week 2: June 15 - June 19 ($450)9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.Taught by Carlene Honor and Phoebe Enstad.
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 1: June 8-12, Grade 1, Grade 2, Week 2: June 15-19
If you love Shark Tank, this empowering camp is for you!  Join other intrepid campers and develop a business plan for your personalized business idea.  You will learn to take risks and persevere, while making business-like decisions about strategy, marketing and finance.  Campers build confidence "learning by doing" throughout the week. They even develop their own websites and present a business pitch!  We will also swim in the LHP pool each day. Week 4: June 2...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 4: June 29-July 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Calling All Mermaids! (Grades K-2)
Splash on in and join us for a week of learning fun facts about mermaids. We will read mermaid books and make crafty mermaid projects! We will swim in the LHP Ocean, located at our own Highlander Aquatics pool, and dive for pearls. By the end of the week, you will become a mermaid with a special mermaid tail of your own!    Week 7: July 20 - July 249:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.$500Taught by Cathie Bloebaum and Dorothy Boone.
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 7: July 20-24, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2
Life Rescue & Safety Learning alongside first responders, police, fire and EMT.   Learn first aid and CPR, explore emergency vehicles and stations, learn about specialty response teams such as the bomb squads, K9 units, marine survival units, and border patrol (based on availability).  Learn and demonstrate how to prevent injuries at home in vehicles and while cycling or skateboarding. Learn and demonstrate skills for bike safety and water sa...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 6: July 13-17, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Ceramics with a Twist (Grades 9-12)
Course #S0102300, 0.5 credit    S2: July 1-17    This ceramics course introduces students to fundamental methods of forming clay with a little added twist. Students will learn the basic techniques for hand-building, sculpting and carving. Craftsmanship, creativity, and an appreciation for the elements that are inherent to well-made functional pottery are emphasized in this class. Students will learn how to ...
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| Categories: US Academics, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 9, Session 2: July 1-17
Cheerleading (Grades: K-6)
Got Spirit? If so, then this is the camp for you! Spend time with LHP cheerleaders as we cheer, jump, dance, tumble, and stunt. Throughout the week, teams of similar age girls work on developing a cheerleading routine to present in a show for families and friends on Friday! Every day also includes games, crafts, and swimming. Girls attending this camp must wear comfortable clothes, athletic shoes, and bring a swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, drink, and snack each day. We will swim in the LHP pool eac...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Sports Camps, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Week 2: June 15-19, Week 6: July 13-17
This fun, educational, week-long chess camp is for chess players of all levels. Students will learn chess fundamentals, tricks, and tactics, as well as enjoy exciting activities like the LHP pool, indoor, and outdoor sports! Chess Camp includes whole group and small group chess instruction using a smartboard projector as well as hands on practice. Who is leading the camp?Coach Steve Crookston is the owner of Board One Chess Academy, which has operated in the Tampa Bay and Orlando area for 1...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 4: June 29-July 2, Week 7: July 20-24, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Chop! Chop! - Cooking 101 (Grades 6-12)
If you like to eat, this is the class for you. Learn how to be a master in the kitchen! Come to learn how to prepare and perfect meals; each day is devoted to a skill and theme to master in 3 to 4 dishes that add up to one incredible meal. All ability levels are welcome!**This camp is held at the Charles Clayton Campus.****Students must bring their own lunch from home this week as they will not travel to the main campus to eat.** Week 3: June 22 - June 269:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.$510Taught by M...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 3: June 22-26, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Dance Camp (Grades 2-3)  *PM Only*
Students in Dance Camp will learn multiple styles of dance such as ballet, jazz, lyrical, and hip-hop. While learning basic technique in all styles, they will also learn choreography to different music genres. Dancers will improve their own technique, learn how to choreograph, and work in groups to create their own choreography. At the end of the week, we will showcase group routines and a full course routine.   *This camp may be combined with a morning only camp to create a full ...
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| Categories: Grade 2, Grade 3, Specialty Camps, Week 3: June 22-26
Dance Camp (Grades 4-6) *PM Only*
Students in Dance Camp will learn multiple styles of dance such as ballet, jazz, lyrical, and hip-hop. While learning basic technique in all styles, they will also learn choreography to different music genres. Dancers will improve their own technique, learn how to choreograph, and work in groups to create their own choreography. At the end of the week, we will showcase group routines and a full course routine.   *This camp may be combined with a morning only camp to create a full day s...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Week 5: July 6-10
Course #8601900, 0.5 credit                  S2: July 1 - July 17In this course, students will learn about and work with small computers – also known as microprocessors. Computers have become a ubiquitous part of our society and as processors get smaller and smaller, computer applications with continue to find their way not only onto our watches and phones but even the clothes we wear. In this project-based course, each student will design and d...
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| Categories: US Academics, Session 2: July 1-17, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
In order to become effective leaders in both their school and community, students will learn about leadership and executive functioning skills through both classroom and hands-on experience. Students will have the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to be a leader using the five major executive function areas: organizing, prioritizing, shifting/thinking flexibly, accessing working memory, and self-monitoring/self-checking. Students will then apply these skills in the community. They will u...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 2: June 15-19, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Digital Learning Tools (Grades 5-7)
Digital learning surrounds us as kids and adults, but it's temper by a growing awareness of theneed to balance engagement and screen time. By exploring the research supported bestpractices for choosing and using digital educational tools, we can empower our kids to make themost of their educational screen time. We will discuss how technology supports executivefunctioning and organizational skills, too. Together we'll work on strategies for how to effectivelyuse videos, websites and compu...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 6: July 13-17, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Digital Movie Making & Rube Goldberg Devices (Grades 2-4)
This camp day is divided into two exciting STEAM topics: Movie Making and Awesome Machines. 1/2 the day, you will work on digital movie making and you'll learn the basics of filming, acting in and editing videos that you can share with your family. Working in teams, campers will create short movies with a tablet device. The camp will focus on teaching basic acting skills, and show campers how to direct and edit video scenes. The other 1/2 of the day, you'll learn how to build simple mach...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 2: June 15-19, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Digital Video 1: An Introduction to Movie Making: Becoming a YouTuber (Grades 4-8)
This introductory level program is designed for budding film makers and YouTubers who want to learn the ins-and-outs of producing video content. Campers will write scripts, film, act in and edit short movies or videos such as Let's Play, package openings or video game reviews. At camp you will work in small teams to create story boards, shoot and capture video, and edit your work. Campers will use GoPros and be provided step-by-step instruction on the best practices for using the camera, com...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 5: July 6-10, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Digital Video 2: Making and Editing Movies for YouTube and Twitch *Intermediate* (Grades 4-8)
Have you ever wanted to up your game and learn what it takes to be a YouTuber or Twitch video producer? This intermediate level Digital Video program is designed for campers who have some prior experience making and editing videos. During this camp program you will direct, act in, edit and produce videos which would be appropriate for display on YouTube, Mixer, Vimeo and Twitch video streaming platforms. Campers will work in small teams to produce videos with GoPros and will be provided hands on...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 6: July 13-17, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Entrepreneurship is a major force in today's economy and you could be a part of this growing trend. In this project-based program, campers select a business idea and learn to develop a compelling business plan to make it happen. Participants internalize concepts in strategy, marketing, finance and operations, while developing entrepreneurial skills and business savvy. Campers make a pitch presentation of their ventures on the last day. We will also visit the LHP pool each day!Week 2: June 15...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Week 2: June 15-19
Field Trips, Fun and Fitness (Grades 3-6)
Make the commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Start your day with exercise and a vigorous one-mile hike around Lake Highland followed by a tasty, healthy snack! We will discuss wise food choices, proper exercise, and sound recreational activities. Additional afternoon trips and activities include Rock Climbing, Aloma Bowl, Wonder Works, ice skating at RDV, Putting Edge, and swimming at the LHP pool! Don’t you feel better already?     Week 1: June 8 - June 12 ($525)Week 3:...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 1: June 8-12, Week 3: June 22-26, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Fishing Camp (Grades 2-8)
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. We will also swim in the LHP each day. Week 3: June 22 - June 26 ($445)Week 4: June 29 - July 2 ($360)9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.Taught by J.P. Gainza.
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, Week 4: June 29-July 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 2, Week 3: June 22-26
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