• 2014 Class Descriptions

    Half-day program for students entering K-5 ($100 per session)

    9:30-12:15 or 1:15-4:00

    • Early Steps for K-1: No Non-SENSE
      Did you HEAR the news? This class is so much fun you can almost TASTE it! TOUCH amazing mazes, SEE hidden treasures, and SMELL edible sky-high towers as you see, hear, smell, taste and feel your way through challenges for all five senses.
    • Primary for 2-3: Frozen!
      Do you wanna build a snowman? Beat the summer heat and cool off with chilly challenges! How fast can water freeze? How do animals survive in the coldest of climates? “Let it go” and be like Olaf… a happy snowman in summer!
    • Intermediate for 4-5: Up, Up and Away
      Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts and prepare for takeoff! Join the pioneers of aviation as we fly into the face of adventure and create fabulous flying machines. It’s a bird…it’s a plane…no, it’s YOU meeting the challenges of flight!

    Full-day program for students entering 6-10 ($160 per session)

    9:30-4:00

    Network Groups — 9:30 – 10:15
    Morning Choices — 10:15 - 12:15

    • Get in the Game
      What is your favorite game, toy, or app? Research games of the past, discuss today’s toys, and create apps of the future. Build a company that could produce the next Slinky, Nintendo, or Candy Crush! After playing for years—now it’s time to Get in the Game!
    • A Challenge a Day Keeps the Blahs Away
      Unlimited money and all the time in the world – practically anything is possible! Too bad these challenges come with a thrifty budget and a stopwatch. Five challenges in five days will stretch your building skills to their limits!
    • A Monumental Challenge
      Could you lead a nation, fight against unbeatable odds, build a 555 foot tower, or design a wall to hold 58,000 names? Meet the warriors, leaders, artists, architects, and engineers of our nation’s monuments and become a hero as you meet monumental challenges!

    Lunch (provided for Grades 6-10) — 12:15 – 1:00
    Afternoon Choices — 1:00 – 3:00

    • Get A Life!
      Can't wait to grow up? Entera life-size board game of "LIFE" and roll the dice as you explore the challenges of adulthood. Will you be married? Have kids? Enjoy your career? Take the chance on "LIFE" and find out!
    • Fear Factors
      Do you suffer from erythrophobia or ergophobia? Overcome these phobias and conquer challenges requiring physical, intellectual and creative strength. Demolish self-doubt and find new confidence as you explore the psychology of common fear factors and phobias through dynamic group investigations.
    • Divergent
      Are you selfless, honest, intelligent, peaceful, or fearless? Choose wisely at the Choosing Ceremony - especially if you're Divergent - because "one choice will define you." Only those who have read Divergent by Veronica Roth will survive initiation into their faction and the challenges of this class.

    Recreation — 3:00 – 4:00

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