Summer Camp Preview

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Once again Connections is excited to offer a wide range of summer camps for students of all ages through Cincinnati Country Day School. And for the first time , we are thrilled to extend our camps to Summit Country Day School as well. Check out all the camp descriptions below.

If any of these camps sound appealing do you, but do not work with your schedule, please let us know! Connections would be happy to create a modified version for your student that fits into your summer plans.

All signs up are done through Cincinnati Country Day School or Summit Country Day School.

#StudentSuccess (Offered at both CCDS and SCDS)

Grades 6 - 9

Dates: 7/15/2019 – 7/19/2019

Times:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Description:  This social media themed course will teach students HOW to learn and their own individual learning style. Students will leave the course with multiple strategies for success in any subject! Topics will include: note taking, student strengths, organizational skills, study skills and test taking tips. Students will also learn how to put down the phone and make the most of their study time. The course includes a parent night at the end of the course to include families and review strategies to support your student throughout the school year. Students will end the week with their own "Guide to Student Success" binder that is theirs to keep.

The Mystery Machine (Offered at both CCDS and SCDS)

Grades 1 - 4

Dates: 7/22/2019 – 7/26/2019

Times:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Description:  Who stole Mrs. Norton’s Diamonds!? In this course, students will act as detective as they try to solve the crime of who stole Mrs. Norton’s luxury diamonds! Students will have to compare fingerprints, look at crime scene photos and even listen to interviews to help solve the crime. Different clues will be left across the campus for students to work together to find them. Throughout the course, students will also have mini mysteries and team building activities to help strengthen teamwork and problem-solving skills.

A Bug’s Life (Offered only at CCDS)

Grades 1 - 4

Dates: 7/15/2019 – 7/19/2019

Times:  9:00 AM – Noon

Description:  In this course students will learn what makes an insect an insect. They will get to explore campus and find different insects and make observations about them. They will learn about camouflage and try to find insects that live to stay hidden. They will also learn about different life cycles of insects that can be found in their own backyard. Students will get to act as researchers and draw what they see around their campus to help increase their observational skills.

Why a T-Rex Gives Bad Hugs (Offered only at CCDS)

Kindergarten – Grade 4

Dates: 7/29/2019 – 8/2/2019

Times:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Description:  In this course, students will learn about different dinosaurs and the world they lived in. We will cover dinosaurs such as the T-Rex, Stegosaurus and even Velociraptors! They will learn about what these dinosaurs ate, to even how they spent their last day on earth. Students will get to compare dinosaurs from millions of years ago to animals we see walking the earth today. In this course, students will get to explore their outside world and find animals, insects, and plants that remind them of dinosaurs and compare them to what they would’ve looked like in the age of the dinosaurs.

Space:  The Great Frontier (Offered only at CCDS)

Grades 2 – 4 

Dates: 7/29/2019 – 8/2/2019

Times: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Description:  In this course, students will learn about the great frontier! SPACE! Students will learn about the planets in our solar system to the galaxies far, far away! Students will learn everything from a start to a black hole. They will get the chance to learn about different constellations, what the dark side of the moon looks like and the difference between asteroids and meteorites. Students will also get to learn about what it’s like to be an astronaut in space and even try some of the food they eat. Students will get to explore space from CCDS and imagine the possibilities beyond our galaxy.

Books And Beyond (Offered only at SCDS)

Grades K – 3

Dates: 7/8/2019 – 7/12/2019

Times: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Description: In this course, we will begin each day reading a beloved and acclaimed picture book. This book will be our springboard for an afternoon of fun! Diving into our imagination, we will use art, games, songs, and even baking to practice literacy and math skills that all tie back to a fantastic story. Students will look forward to the big reveal each morning as we find out which book will guide our day's activities!

Sign up soon before camps are sold out! All signs up are done through Cincinnati Country Day School or Summit Country Day School.

Let us know if you have any questions. We are looking forward to great summer!

Written by Joy Becker, Mentoring Coordinator and Author of 44 & Oxford