Woods Summer Wonders
Class Descriptions

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After-Camp Care w/Loretta Hackney 4:00-5:00 p.m.

                                                                   

 

Boss not nice enough to let you off work every day in time to pick your camper up from Woods at 4:00 p.m.?  What's THAT about?  Did someone forget to tell him/her that it's SUMMER???  We've got a solution for you: your children can hang out & chill out with Loretta Hackney's after camp until you can pick them up!  Mrs. Hackney's ability to relate well to children of all ages is proven, and she'll offer a nice relaxing time for her after-camp kids during which entertainment options will include a variety of things ranging from artistic endeavors to academic assistance. 

Cost: $25/week*

You may also pay $5/day if you do not need before-camp care for the entire week.  Make these arrangements directly with Mrs. Hackney. 

Before-Camp Care w/Loretta Hackney 7:45-9:00 a.m.

                                       

Do you need to drop your camper off early in order to arrive at work on time?  We have before-camp care available from 7:45-9:00 a.m. every day with Loretta Hackney.   Loretta's rapport with children is legendary, and the environment she provides is filled with light, love & laughter.

Cost: $25/week*

You may also pay $5/day if you do not need before-camp for the entire week. Make these arrangements directly with Mrs. Hackney. 

Can You Dig IT-Fossil Hunt-Dinosaurs

Each child will partake in a simulated fossil excavation,uncovering the bones of a dinosaur.You will assemble the bones and take home a 3 dimensional form. We will use our geological time and fossil charts. You will make a plaster fossil replica of an ammonite,Tyrannosaurus Rex Tooth. You will identify 20 million year old sharks teeth and other fossil replicas. See and work with our rock and mineral collection. Be a rock hound and identify different rocks and minerals. See and hold our giant pumice rock specimen from Mt St. Helens. Come join Sciensational Workshops. It will be fun and educational.

Ages:  6+

Registration fee:  $180

Handcraft Your Own Metal Jewelry

     

Examples of the lovely metal jewelry that can be created!

This class will show students the possibilities of handcrafting your own metal jewelry while exploring the idea of creating a small business. Campers will sketch ideas in their own sketch books, practice using tools and handing metal before creating three pieces of copper jewelry - pendant, ring and earrings. There will be a trip to a local jewelry store where we’ll speak with a professional jeweler and see their creations with a stop for lunch. At the end of the week, we’ll set up our own jewelry store to display students handcrafted pieces and business names for parents and visitors.

Ages:  7-14

Registration fee:  $200

Supply fee:  $25

Transportation fee:  $5

Hooked on Drums! African Drumming and Art

        

During this fun-filled week campers will dive into the culture of West Africa! We will listen to and learn to play the djembe (a traditional West African drum), create hand-held instruments and crafts, and enjoy a wide variety of West African games, songs, and dances. At the end of the week we will put on a small performance for parents and camp staff to show off what we’ve learned! Campers should wear comfortable clothing and come ready to move, shake, and rock! No musical experience necessary, drums provided.

Session "A" (Week of June 26-30) for Ages 5-7

Session "B" (Week of July 17-21) for Ages 8+

Registration fee: $180

Supply fee: $15 

 

I Wanna Sing Disney!

 

This active camp will involve participants in lots of singing, crafts, snacks, playing ukulele, and dressing up in Disney costumes. What could be more fun?! Each day campers will be creating Disney themed crafts and sharing in Disney themed snacks. We will finish the week by making a music video of our favorite songs.

Ages: 5-10

Registration fee:  $160

Supply fee:  $25

May the force be with you!

     

Calling all Star Wars fans! This camp is back again this year because the Jedi last year loved it. Campers will make costumes and engage in all kinds of Star Wars crafts like like light sabers, lego builds and fun with a green screen. Snacks and crafts are Star Wars themed too. Each day campers will leave knowing THE FORCE IS WITH YOU.

Ages: 5-12

Registration Fee: $160

Supply Fee: $25

Mine, Craft, Build: Adventure Game using LEGO®

 

Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, and use these resources to build special items to help in our adventures! Build a Zoo, create a Medieval Castle, and design a Tree House Village! This LEGO experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors inspired by the popular game, Minecraft. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO.

Ages: 5-7

Registration fee: $180

Mine, Craft, Build: Survival Game using LEGO®

 

Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, craft tools, and watch out for Creepers! This ultimate LEGO Minecraft experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors, using gameplay elements and characters inspired by the popular Minecraft video game. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®.

Ages: 8-12

Registration fee: $180

Model Airplanes-Bridge Building-Electronics

Build your own rubber band model airplane. Use your model as a tool in aerospace education, or just have fun building a sound airplane that actually flies when assembled. Have fun designing and building model bridges. Join us in our bridge building contest to see which one can hold the most weight.Learn simple engineering skills. Build 6 electronic projects. Some include a patrol car siren,burglar alarm and morse code transmitter. You will learn how the projects work. Bring your imagination and get ready to "Fly with Sciensational Workshops."

Ages:  6+ (and flexible for younger students with permission of camp director)

Registration fee:  $180

 

Sewing Cool Stuff for My Room

Day one is a field trip to the local fabric store so pick out supplies. Days 2-5 will consist of designing, cutting, pinning, piecing, sewing, and pressing really cool stuff that I can wear, use, or gift (non-clothing items.) Students will use both a sewing machine (Woods makes sewing machines available for each student to use while at the camp), and more traditional sewing tools like an iron, pins, needles, and scissors to design and create cool & useful stuff.

Ages:  8-12  

Registration fee:  $200

Supply fee:  $25

Transportation fee:  $5 

Sewing for My American Girl Doll: Quilt & Pillow

    

Day one is a field trip to the local fabric store so pick out supplies. Days 2-5 will consist of designing, cutting, pinning, piecing, sewing, and pressing a doll quilt & matching pillow for your American Girl Doll (or any 18" doll). Students will use both a sewing machine (Woods makes sewing machines available for each student to use while at the camp), and more traditional sewing tools like an iron, pins, needles, and scissors to design and create items for their doll.

Ages:  7-12

Registration fee:  $200

Supply fee:  $25

Transportation fee:  $5

Woods Soccer Mini's

 

We will train to enhance each child's skills.The camp is designed for the recreational soccer player whether they are a first year player or a seasoned veteran. The day by day practice/programming is based on skill building through fun games with a focus on a positive environment. Each day campers will learn something different techniques and tactics to add to their current skill level.   All campers will receive a t-shirt.

Ages: 4-10

Registration fee: $180

Supply fee: $20 

Youth Hoops (REGISTER DIRECTLY ON YH WEBSITE)

 

Youth Hoops is a youth basketball instruction firm offering ongoing basketball camps and clinics to kids (boys & girls) ranging in ages 6 to 14. The camps and clinics are based on a comprehensive course curriculum, which emphasizes basketball fundamentals. Such basketball fundamentals include dribbling, passing, shooting, one-on-one defense, footwork, screening and rebounding.  Using professional and portable basketball drills, kids will be able to improve their game greatly. In addition, many drills may be repeated anywhere.  The goal of our camp is to provide every camper, within a fun-filled atmosphere, the basic fundamentals necessary to play basketball. We emphasize the fundamentals. Every camper will be shown what to practice and more importantly HOW TO PRACTICE. Everyone will receive plenty of individual attention. We want each camper to be a better player when the week is over.

Registration: $185 (Note: Register directly on the Youth Hoops website--click here to be redirected to the Youth Hoops Summer Camps Registration Page)

Ages: 6+ 

Summer 2017 Schedule:

Week I:  June 26-30

AM Session (9:00-12:00)

Week II:  July 10-14

AM Session (9:00-12:00)

Week III:  July 17-21

PM Session (1:00-4:00)

Week IV:  July 24-28

AM Session (9:00-12:00)