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All Items for: Summer Explorations 2020

Welcome to NCE Summer Explorations 2020 registration and payment page.

 

Hello families,
Although Governor Baker has announced the closing of all schools for the remainder of the current academic year, the district is still working hard to determine the status of all summer programs. We have temporarily suspended registration for Summer Explorations 2020 as we await decisions to be made regarding this summer's programming.

We appreciate your patience as the district considers how best to proceed beyond June 19th. I hope that you and your family are well and we look forward to connecting further in the days ahead.

 

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
No account needed! Simply add an item to your cart, where you will be prompted to complete all required information and checkout. You may now purchases classes for more than one child in the same transaction. Once you add the first item to your cart and complete the requested information, click "Add and continue shopping" in the lower left corner of the page. You will then be prompted to complete the information for the next child.

IMPORTANT: You must acknowledge acceptance of the following NCE waiver: I/We, the parents/guardians of the registered student, a minor, hereby consent to his/her participation in the Needham Community Education Program, the taking of photos of my/our child and/or promotion of the program, and to his/her use of the Needham Public Schools facilities and equipment.  I/We further agree to release and hold harmless the Town of Needham, Needham Public Schools and their employee­­­s, agents and assigns from any and all liability or expenses arising out of any incident involving, or any account of any injury to the above named minor in con­­­­nection with such program.  I/We further consent to emergency treatment by a physician in the event of injury to, or illness of our child during his/her participation in this program.  I/We accept full responsibility for all costs for any such emergency treatment.  I/We agree to abide by NCE policies.

Wait Lists: If you would like to add your child to a wait list for a full class, please email Jill Ash, NCE Registration Manager, at jill_ash@needham.k12.ma.us. Include the class name, class location, your child’s name and your best daytime phone number. If a spot becomes available, you will be contacted right away.

Scholarship assistance is available: Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch are invited to take up to two half-day classes or one full-day class during Summer Explorations at a reduced rate. Scholarship registrations cannot be taken online. Please contact NCE Registration Manager, Jill Ash, so that we may assist in enrolling your child: 781-455-0400 x5 or jill_ash@needham.k12.ma.us.

NCE programs are open to all students. Are there special considerations we should know about so that your child will have a positive experience in the program? If so, please list them in the designated areas of the registration form. Note: Summer Explorations instructors and staff have no access to IEPs or 504 plans.

Registration Policies:
Withdrawals (minus a $30 processing fee) will be accepted until May 1, 2020. Refunds will be made by check from the Town of Needham, and may take up to three weeks in the mail.

No refunds or credits will be issued after May 1, 2020.

Minimum Enrollment Policy: If the minimum number of students required for a class is not met, the class will be canceled. Parents of all registrants in canceled classes will be notified by or before June 3, and every effort will be made to place the child in another class of their choice. Tuition will be refunded if the class is canceled by NCE. Refunds will be made by check from the Town of Needham, and may take up to three weeks to arrive by mail.

Questions?
If you have questions regarding our programs, please contact: Carolyn Colonna, NCE Program Director at: carolyn_colonna@needham.k12.ma.us or 781-455-0400 x11223.

If you have questions regarding registration, waitlist, payments or receipts, please contact: Jill Ash, NCE Registration Manager at: jill_ash@needham.k12.ma.us or 781-455-0400 x5.

 

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Wk1 BES AM: Art and Science of Earth: SE20

     Art and Science of Earth      Instructor(s): Stephanie Lill, Pollard Teaching Assistant      Each day you will have the opportunity to explore a different topic: Earth, Weather, the Solar System, Animals, and Plants. Learn about the Earth’s layers, the order of the plants, animal habitats, the life of a plant, types of weather, the seasons and more. Create refrigerator magnets that can be used to track the weather and seasons, mold the Earth’s layers out of Play-Doh, build a rocket to the moon, craft a lion mask, and paint flower pots. Join us to explore the intersection of art and science in this exciting new class!           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 1: June 29–July 2      8:45–11:45am      $194       
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Wk1 BES AM: Baseball: SE20

   Baseball: For the Love of the Game      Instructor(s): Steve Blomberg, Retired Abington High School Teacher and Baseball Coach      The class is designed to promote an understanding and love of the game of baseball. We will play a variety of baseball games, gain an understanding of the sport’s fundamentals and learn interesting facts about the history of our national pastime.      Note: Students should bring a baseball glove and baseball hat.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      8:45–11:45am      $174       
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Wk1 BES AM: Breakfast Club: SE20a

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   Breakfast Club      Instructor(s): Elaine McKenna, Sunita Williams K Teacher and Christine Shelley, Middle School Special Education Teacher Looking for new ways to get your kids to eat breakfast? Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so get your day going with one of our delicious kid friendly breakfast recipes, featuring favorites like eggs, pancakes, casseroles, French toast and more. This class will give your kids all the energy and nutrients they need in the morning. Kids should be in the kitchen helping out, and breakfast is a fun, easy-to-make meal that kids can get involved in. This class will show kids creative and classic ideas that will pique their interest.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create.  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      8:45–11:45am      $214     
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Wk1 BES AM: Coding for Beginners: SE20

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  Coding for Beginners      Instructor(s): Nicole Piatelli, Pollard 8th Grade Science Teacher      Learn what coding is all about! Join us as we explore different coding platforms including Scratch, Hour of Code, and Project Guts. You will work individually and collaboratively with fellow students on exciting coding projects and you will learn to code a game by the end of the week!      Note: Students will need to bring headphones/earbuds that can plug into a standard headphone jack (Apple earbuds with a lightning connector will not be compatible).      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 2–4      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      8:45–11:45am      $194       
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Wk1 BES AM: Festive Fourth of July Art: SE20

  Festive Fourth of July Decorations and Crafts      Instructor(s): Jennifer Maw, NHS Library Program Specialist      Spend the days before Independence Day preparing festive decorations that will add flare to your holiday celebration. These fun and patriotic projects are easy to make and they’ll last for years. We will create fabric garland, sparkler poms, fabric wreaths and more!                   Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      8:45–11:45am      $194       
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Wk1 BES AM: Games Galore: SE20

  Games Galore      Instructor(s): Paula Kelley, Pollard Wellness Instructor and Moore Dodge, NHS History Teacher      Come join the fun! We will enjoy playing active and challenging games and sports activities geared toward elementary-aged learners. Team and individual activities will be presented throughout the week, providing lots of excitement. Games and sports activities may include: soccer, kickball, basketball, dodgeball, Capture the Flag, floor hockey, bowling, relay races, musical spots, batting practice, golf and much more.           Limited to 30 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      8:45–11:45am      $154       
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Wk1 BES AM: LEGO Mania: SE20

  LEGO Mania      Instructor(s): Vicky Neale, High Rock Teaching Assistant      Calling all LEGO lovers. Join us to dive into bins of LEGO bricks, gadgets and mini figures. Stretch your imagination and free build your own LEGO world or explore a variety of LEGO kits. Show off your skills in LEGO challenges, enjoy some LEGO-themed coloring and take part in other fun LEGO activities. Come build with us! Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      8:45–11:45am      $174       
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Wk1 BES AM: Messy Hands Art: SE20

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  Messy Hands Arts & Crafts      Instructor(s): Ellen Porter, Eliot Teaching Assistant      Each day we will tackle a new art and craft project including tye dye, spin art, 3D bendaroos, sand art, molding clay and more! We will explore a variety of interesting supplies, as well as recycled materials that will spark your imagination and get your hands messy.      Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty. As the class title implies, our activities will get messy.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      8:45–11:45am      $194         
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Wk1 BES PM: Basketball and More: SE20

  Basketball and More      Instructor(s): Moore Dodge, NHS History Teacher and Paula Kelley, Pollard Wellness Instructor      In this action packed class, you will learn the fundamentals of basketball, do drills to develop and improve your skills, and play basketball games. In addition to basketball we will also spend a portion of each class playing classic summer games such as Capture the Flag, freeze tag, relay races, musical spots, and much more.      Note: Students should wear sneakers and bring a water bottle.      Limited to 30 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:15–3:15pm      $154     
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Wk1 BES PM: Breakfast Club: SE20a

  Breakfast Club      Instructor(s): Elaine McKenna, Sunita Williams K Teacher and Christine Shelley, Middle School Special Education Teacher Teacher      Looking for new ways to get your kids to eat breakfast? Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so get your day going with one of our delicious kid friendly breakfast recipes, featuring favorites like eggs, pancakes, casseroles, French toast and more. This class will give your kids all the energy and nutrients they need in the morning. Kids should be in the kitchen helping out, and breakfast is a fun, easy-to-make meal that kids can get involved in. This class will show kids creative and classic ideas that will pique their interest.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create.  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:15–3:15pm      $214     
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Wk1 BES PM: Coding for Beginners: SE20

Coding for Beginners      Instructor(s): Nicole Piatelli, Pollard 8th Grade Science Teacher      Learn what coding is all about! Join us as we explore different coding platforms including Scratch, Hour of Code, and Project Guts. You will work individually and collaboratively with fellow students on exciting coding projects and you will learn to code a game by the end of the week!      Note: Students will need to bring headphones/earbuds that can plug into a standard headphone jack (Apple earbuds with a lightning connector will not be compatible).      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:15–3:15pm      $194       
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Wk1 BES PM: Festive Fourth of July Art: SE20

   Festive Fourth of July Decorations and Crafts      Instructor(s): Jennifer Maw, NHS Library Program Specialist      Spend the days before Independence Day preparing festive decorations that will add flare to your holiday celebration. These fun and patriotic projects are easy to make and they’ll last for years. We will create fabric garland, sparkler poms, fabric wreaths and more!                   Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:15–3:15pm      $194       
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Wk1 BES PM: Paint Bar: SE20

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     Paint Bar      Instructor(s): Emily Garron, Sunita Williams ELC Teaching Assistant      Enjoy a week of painting on canvas as we explore a different theme to be our muse each day. We will start each day looking at inspirational examples of painting techniques and our theme of the day. Students will share our ideas and consider their creative vision before putting brush to canvas and creating their art. Some themes we will explore are animals, foods, nature and more. We will also enjoy a variety of mini projects such as bubble or straw painting, cartoons and madalas. Come paint with us!      Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty as some of our activities may get messy.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:15–3:15pm      $194       
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Wk1 BES PM: Sensational Scientists: SE20

  Sensational Scientists      Instructor(s): Ellen Porter, Eliot Teaching Assistant and Tracy Gay, Newman COTA/L (Licenced & Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant) Let your inner scientist come out! Experience a different kind of science every day with fun experiments, and discoveries. As Archaeologists, we’ll make fossil imprints and create cave paintings. As Chemists, we will mix up some of Dr. Seuss’s Oobleck and have some fun with Ghost Foam. As Astronomers, we will learn about the solar system and create a guide of the planets. We’ll use a variety of materials to create and complete “take home” science exhibits.      Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:15–3:15pm      $194     
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Wk1 NHS AM: Brunch Bunch: SE20a

  Brunch Bunch      Instructor(s): Jen Tuttelman, NPS Nutrition Outreach Coordinator      Learn how to make fun, healthy and delicious food to enjoy on your favorite lazy Sunday morning (or any time!). We will make a variety brunch favorites, such as egg casseroles, pancakes, French toast, breakfast sandwiches, fruit salads, smoothies, crumb and coffee cakes and more. We’ll also make a feast for our eyes by creating food art to enhance our brunch table.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create.   Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–12:00pm      $214     
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Wk1 NHS AM: Digital Art: Photoshop: SE20

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  Digital Art: Photoshop      Instructor(s): Nicole Burnor, NHS Visual Art Educator      Students will learn the basics of the Adobe program Photoshop. This experience will include: learning how to use exciting tools in Photoshop that can transform ordinary images into almost anything you can imagine. We will learn how to manipulate photographs students take and are provided with, make photo collages and design a character of their choice. For inspiration we will also explore artists who use Photoshop to create incredible imagery. Join us to explore Photoshop’s powerful creative tools! Note: Students must bring a smartphone, tablet or device that has photo-taking capabilities, as well as, a USB charging cable for data transfer.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–12:00pm      $194
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Wk1 NHS AM: Glass Art: SE20

  Glass Art      Instructor(s): Michel L’Huillier, Fused and Stained Glass Artist and Instructor      Create beautiful glass mosaics, jewelry pieces, and decorative objects under the instruction of a professional glass artist. Mr. L’Huillier will teach you various techniques for working with glass, including: fusing and mosaic. At the end of the week, you will have many gorgeous pieces to give as gifts or to cherish for yourself. Note: Students must wear closed-toe shoes to this class.  Class requires an additional $70.00 materials fee payable to the instructor. Details to follow upon registration. Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–12:00pm      $154  
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Wk1 NHS AM: Inspiring Artists: SE20

  Inspiring Artists      Instructor(s): Jennifer Priesing, Learning Prep School Special Education Teacher      Create your own art pieces inspired by famous artists! In this class you will learn about the styles of famous artists such as Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe, Amedeo Modigliani, and more! You will use that knowledge to create your own artwork inspired by these artists. Projects will include printmaking, painting, and collage.           Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–12:00pm      $194       
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Wk1 NHS AM: Kitchen Science: SE20a

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  Kitchen Science Instructor(s): Caitlin Concannon, Newman 1st Grade Teacher and Katelyn Distaso, Newman Kindergarten Teaching Assistant      Become a Kitchen Scientist for the week as we discover and explore through scientific experiments. Make your hypothesis and then test it out using materials and products you often find in your own kitchen. Discover what will dissolve a gummy bear, create a moving rainbow, design your own lava lamp, grow your own rock candy and more! You won’t want to miss the fun in this exciting new class!      Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–12:00pm      $214       
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Wk1 NHS AM: Mind, Body and Soul: Yoga and Mindfulness: SE20a

  Mind, Body and Soul: Mindfulness and Yoga      Instructor(s): Sascha D’Angelo, Pollard School Counselor and Sam Martyn, Pollard Health Teacher      Join us to discover positivity and self awareness by improving your overall sense of relaxation and stress management. We will do this by participating together in calming crafts, yoga, guided meditation, light exercise, self-exploratory journaling, mandala coloring, breathing techniques, and playing bonding board games. No previous experience required, all levels are welcome. Come meet some new friends and explore your healthy, happy, and calm inner self!      Note: Students should wear comfortable clothing. A smartphone and/or earbuds can be brought in to download free mindfulness apps.  Allergy Alert: Children will be consuming candies (Smarties) and clementines during a mindfulness exercise in this course. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–12:00pm      $194         
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Wk1 NHS AM: Patriotic Treats & Cupcake Decorating: SE20a

    Patriotic Treats and Cupcake Decorating Instructor(s): Karen Vona McIntyre, NHS Media Program Specialist      Create fun and tasty cupcakes and fruit treats for the July 4th holiday. Students will learn different decorating techniques to create patriotic treats which can be stored and saved for the upcoming holiday. Students will learn to use decorator bags with different tips, and fondant to create patriotic cupcakes. For a sweet fruit treat, students will cut and skewer fruit to create star wands and a spectacular American flag!      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home the goods you create.  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–12:00pm      $214         
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Wk1 NHS AM: Team Challenges: SE20

     Team Challenges      Instructor(s): Kayla Canaja, High Rock ELA Teacher      Exercise your brain and your body as we work in groups to complete a variety of team challenges and tasks. We enjoy being indoors and outdoors as we tackle mind challenges, such as an escape the room experience; strategy challenges, such as getting from point A to point B with limited options; and physical challenges, such as relay races. Join us to embrace your competitive spirit, work collaboratively, think strategically and have fun!           Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–6      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–12:00pm      $194     
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Wk1 NHS PM: Brunch Bunch: SE20a

  Brunch Bunch      Instructor(s): Jen Tuttelman, NPS Nutrition Outreach Coordinator      Learn how to make fun, healthy and delicious food to enjoy on your favorite lazy Sunday morning (or any time!). We will make a variety brunch favorites, such as egg casseroles, pancakes, French toast, breakfast sandwiches, fruit salads, smoothies, crumb and coffee cakes and more. We’ll also make a feast for our eyes by creating food art to enhance our brunch table.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create.   Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:30–3:30pm      $214     
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Wk1 NHS PM: Drawing from Life: SE20

  Drawing from Life      Instructor(s): Nicole Burnor, NHS Visual Art Educator      Visually explore your surroundings and everyday objects as we learn the basic skills to draw from life. We will learn how to draw from observation, and explore the natural environment as we draw still lifes, room interiors, self-portraits and more. Students will use multiple mediums including colored pencils, markers and charcoal pencils. For additional inspiration we will also explore prominent fine art artists and illustrators.      Note: Students may bring in a smartphone to take photos for reference.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:30–3:30pm      $214     
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Wk1 NHS PM: Glass Art: SE20

  Glass Art      Instructor(s): Michel L’Huillier, Fused and Stained Glass Artist and Instructor      Create beautiful glass mosaics, jewelry pieces, and decorative objects under the instruction of a professional glass artist. Mr. L’Huillier will teach you various techniques for working with glass, including: fusing and mosaic. At the end of the week, you will have many gorgeous pieces to give as gifts or to cherish for yourself.      Note: Students must wear closed-toe shoes to this class.  Class requires an additional $70.00 materials fee payable to the instructor. Details to follow upon registration. Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:30–3:30pm      $154       
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Wk1 NHS PM: Improv and Acting: SE20

  Improv and Acting Workshop      Instructor(s): Kayla Caneja, High Rock 6th Grade ELA Teacher      Join us for a fun week where students will learn acting basics and improv skills. We will watch and study brief videos of improv sketches and participate in creative improv activities, games, and sketches. Students will also learn to analyze scenes and perform the scenes using scripts.           Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:30–3:30pm      $174       
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Wk1 NHS PM: No Bake Baking: Red, White & Blue: SE20a

  No Bake Baking: Red, White & Blue      Instructor(s): Caitlin Concannon, Newman 1st Grade Teacher and Katelyn Distaso, Newman Kindergarten Teaching Assistant This summer, learn to “bake” without the heat! In this No-Bake Baking class you will learn recipes that do not require using an oven. We will whip up unique unique red, white and blue desserts that you get to take home and share. Some of the delicious treats, that are as fun to make as they are tasty to eat, will include American flag cheesecake, red, white and blue parfait, firework rice krispies, and more! In addition to making these recipes, you will also create your own recipe books so you can recreate these delightful treats at home.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:30–3:30pm      $214     
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Wk1 NHS PM: STEM Challenges: Be an Engineer: SE20

  STEM Challenges: Be An Engineer      Instructor(s): Jasmine Sanders, Newman K Teaching Assistant      Build your confidence as you develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaborative skills in this exciting new class. We will tackle team and individual STEM projects such as creating a marble roller coaster, building and racing a mini car, designing your dream school, and more. Can you and your team build a tower using just one finger? Join us and find out!      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:30–3:30pm      $194       
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Wk1 NHS PM: STEM Challenges: Build It, Float It: SE20

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  STEM Challenges: Build It, Float It, Launch It, Drop It      Instructor(s): Karen Vona McIntyre, NHS Media Program Specialist and Vicky Neale, High Rock Teaching Assistant      We will use creativity, ingenuity, brainstorming and teamwork to conquer daily STEM challenges! Together with a teammate, you will tackle building a tower, floating a boat, launching rockets, dropping an egg (without breaking it) and more in this exciting class. Your completed projects will be tested, redesigned and presented to the group. Join us for an exciting week—where risk is rewarded and curiosity is promoted.      Allergy Alert: Children will be handling eggs for a project and will be offered juice-based and fruit-flavored popsicles during this class. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      12:30–3:30pm      $194     
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Wk1 NHS FullDay: Virtual Reality Video Making: SE20

  Virtual Reality Video Making      Instructor(s): Joshua Yankell, NHS Technology Integration Specialist and Natalie Guthrie, NHS TV/Communications Teacher      Have you been wondering what the virtual reality buzz is all about? Come see it in action and create it on your own! During this class, you will explore 360-degree video with your own personal device and virtual reality viewers. You will also shoot 360-degree video in various locations and edit this video to create your own interactive experience to share with others.      Note: Each student will need to bring their own virtual reality viewer, such as Google Cardboard. Each student will also need to bring in their own device with a 4–6 inch screen that can access the Internet, has a gyroscope and an accelerometer, and download applications. Please make sure the YouTube app, Google Expeditions and Google Classroom have been downloaded onto the device.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 1:      June 29–July 2      9:00am–3:30pm      $369     
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Wk2 BES AM: Art Explorations I: SE20

  Art Explorations I      Instructor(s): Damon Burnard, NHS Visual Arts Teacher (former Art Teacher at Broadmeadow), Published cartoonist, children’s book writer and illustrator      Art Explorations is a fun-filled, art-tastic opportunity for young artists—and engineers—to explore a variety of materials, tools, and techniques. Students will create an amazing array of two- and three-dimensional artworks fueled by their own imaginations in this perennially popular class! Example projects may include (but are not limited to): working with clay, creating pop-up books and kaleidoscopes, making prints with rollers, ink, and sunlight, painting on paper and 3D surfaces, building plaster sculptures and paper construction amusement park for pom-poms, making simple weavings, sewing soft sculptures, and assembling collages and puppets.           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk2 BES AM: Baseball: SE20

  Baseball: For the Love of the Game      Instructor(s): Steve Blomberg, Retired Abington High School Teacher and Baseball Coach      The class is designed to promote an understanding and love of the game of baseball. We will play a variety of baseball games, gain an understanding of the sport’s fundamentals and learn interesting facts about the history of our national pastime.      Note: Students should bring a baseball glove and baseball hat.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $214     
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Wk2 BES AM: Cool Jewelry: SE20

   Cool Jewelry      Instructor(s): Sarah Donovan, Sunita Williams 4th Grade Teacher      Learn different bead-making and stringing techniques to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. At the end of the week, you will have an array of stunning jewelry treasures to keep for yourself or to give to family members and friends.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk2 BES AM: Crazy LEGO Contraptions: SE20

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  Crazy LEGO Contraptions      Instructor(s): Vicky Neale, High Rock Teaching Assistant      Join us to have fun with LEGOs and learn about simple machines. Discover how wheels, axles and gears work, then build your very own lawn mower and ferris wheel from LEGO Technic sets. Apply what you have learned to design and build your own fabulous creations!           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $214       
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Wk2 BES AM: Games Galore: SE20

  Games Galore      Instructor(s): Paula Kelley, Pollard Wellness Instructor and Moore Dodge, NHS History Teacher      Come join the fun! We will enjoy playing active and challenging games and sports activities geared toward elementary-aged learners. Team and individual activities will be presented throughout the week, providing lots of excitement. Games and sports activities may include: soccer, kickball, basketball, dodgeball, Capture the Flag, floor hockey, bowling, relay races, musical spots, batting practice, golf and much more.           Limited to 30 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $189       
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Wk2 BES AM: Kitchen Science: SE20a

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  Kitchen Science      Instructor(s): Caitlin Concannon, Newman 1st Grade Teacher and Katelyn Distaso, Newman Kindergarten Teaching Assistant      Become a Kitchen Scientist for the week as we discover and explore through scientific experiments. Make your hypothesis and then test it out using materials and products you often find in your own kitchen. Discover what will dissolve a gummy bear, create a moving rainbow, design your own lava lamp, grow your own rock candy and more! You won’t want to miss the fun in this exciting new class!      Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $269     
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Wk2 BES AM: Let’s Put on a Play: SE20

    Let’s Put On A Play      Director: Kristen Mazzocchi, Arts Education Consultant and Director      Join us for a fun filled week learning the basics of acting and performance techniques. Students will rehearse a scripted play (everyone gets a part) and perform it for friends and family on the last day of class. Each day will offer new theater games (including improvisation) and a chance to have fun while learning some new skills.           Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $239     
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Wk2 BES AM: Mini Bakers: SE20a

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   Mini Bakers      Instructor(s): Kayla Bedigan, Sunita Williams Teaching Assistant and Liz Storer, Eliot Teaching Assistant      Young bakers will have a blast making mini treats! You will learn some baking basics while creating a variety of bite-sized goodies. We will be combining new recipes with some returning favorites. Decorate your own apron, create your own recipe book, and bring home delicious minis each day.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $269       
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Wk2 BES AM: Planes, Trains and Automobiles: SE20

   Planes, Trains & Automobiles      I nstructor(s): Ellen Porter, Eliot Teaching Assistant      Come build a world of transportation job sites where you are the boss! Create a railroad with bridges, tunnels and a railroad station then conduct the trains along the winding tracks. Design an airport with runways and a control tower then pilot airplanes and helicopters into the friendly skies. Create a construction site with dump trucks and bulldozers galore. Build a race track and cheer as your matchbox cars race to the finish line. Come join us for some rumbling summertime fun!           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $214       
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Wk2 BES AM: Scrapbook Your Life: SE20

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  Scrapbook Your Life      Instructor(s): Betsy Maxwell, Eliot Classroom Teacher      Gather your favorite photos, mementos, and souvenirs and bring them to class. You will learn a variety of creative techniques and fun designs for displaying your pictures and treasures on scrapbook pages. At the end of the program, you will have created a personalized scrapbook of your favorite moments and memories to take home.      Note: Students need to bring at least 25 photographs (the more, the better) that will be used in their books. These photographs will be altered through cutting techniques. Please only send in duplicates. No originals will be returned unaltered.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk2 BES AM: STEM Challenges: Explore, Experiment, Engineer: SE20a

  STEM Challenges: Explore, Experiment and Engineer      Instructor(s): Elaine McKenna, Sunita Williams K Teacher and Christine Shelley, Middle School Special Education Teacher STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. This has become an increasing focus in school, allowing kids to explore these areas with curiosity. In this class, we will explore the STEM categories through a variety of exciting projects, experiments, activities and games. We will make our own water cycle and clouds as we learn about the environment. Using only marshmallows and toothpicks, we will see who can construct the biggest and sturdiest building. Practice place value with a fun card game and learn the basics of coding. Join us for the week as we let our imaginations run wild around the STEM universe!      Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk2 BES PM: Art Explorations I: SE20

  Art Explorations I      Instructor(s): Damon Burnard, NHS Visual Arts Teacher (former Art Teacher at Broadmeadow), Published cartoonist, children’s book writer and illustrator      Art Explorations is a fun-filled, art-tastic opportunity for young artists—and engineers—to explore a variety of materials, tools, and techniques. Students will create an amazing array of two- and three-dimensional artworks fueled by their own imaginations in this perennially popular class! Example projects may include (but are not limited to): working with clay, creating pop-up books and kaleidoscopes, making prints with rollers, ink, and sunlight, painting on paper and 3D surfaces, building plaster sculptures and paper construction amusement park for pom-poms, making simple weavings, sewing soft sculptures, and assembling collages and puppets.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:15–3:15pm      $239       
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Wk2 BES PM: Baking for Beginners: SE20a

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Baking for Beginners      Instructor(s): Elaine McKenna, Sunita Williams K Teacher and Christine Shelley, Middle School Special Education Teacher Baking is fun to do and easy to learn. We will make, bake and taste a variety of breakfast foods and treats over the course of the week. You will be introduced to baking skills such as measuring, mixing and how to read a recipe. Create blueberry buckle, snickerdoodles, scones and more! At the end of the week, you will go home with a cookbook of all of the recipes you made, so that you can bake them at home for family and friends.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Students are also encouraged to bring one or two recipes to share with the group on the first day or two of the class.   Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:15–3:15pm      $264       
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Wk2 BES PM: Basketball and More: SE20

  Basketball and More      Instructor(s): Moore Dodge, NHS History Teacher and Paula Kelley, Pollard Wellness Instructor      In this action packed class, you will learn the fundamentals of basketball, do drills to develop and improve your skills, and play basketball games. In addition to basketball we will also spend a portion of each class playing classic summer games such as Capture the Flag, freeze tag, relay races, musical spots, and much more.      Note: Students should wear sneakers and bring a water bottle.      Limited to 30 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:15–3:15pm      $189       
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Wk2 BES PM: Frozen Adventures: SE20a

  Frozen Adventures      Instructor(s): Tracy Gay, Newman COTA/L (Licenced & Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant) and Ellen Porter, Eliot Teaching Assistant      When summer temperatures sizzle, take a plunge into a winter wonderland of activities to melt the heat. We will enjoy a blizzard of wintery science, games, dramatic play, sensory exploration and art. Explore ice experiments, make homemade “snow”, create an aurora with ice painting, play winter themed games, make homemade frozen treats such as ice cream and popsicles, and much, much more to round out this really cool week. Frozen fun will abound, so come chill with Anna, Elsa, Sven, Olaf and me!      Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to class each day as some of our activities may get messy. Students may get wet when using the water table or doing ice experiments.  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:15–3:15pm      $214     
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Wk2 NHS AM: Improv and Acting: SE20

Improv and Acting Workshop      Instructor(s): Kayla Caneja, High Rock 6th Grade ELA Teacher      Join us for a fun week where students will learn acting basics and improv skills. We will watch and study brief videos of improv sketches and participate in creative improv activities, games, and sketches. Students will also learn to analyze scenes and perform the scenes using scripts.           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $214       
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Wk2 BES PM: Sculpture Club: SE20

  Sculpture Club      Instructor(s): Samantha Gonzalez, High Rock Teaching Assistant ILC      Join us for an introduction to the basics of molding clay. Throughout the week we will be inspired by different prominent artists that use an assortment of materials within their art and sculptures. Students will use their imagination and artistic license to create their own sculpture based on work and style of the artists we learn about. We will learn how to create structural bases using pipe cleaners for our larger works, how to manipulate clay and add designs using sculpting tools, how to add ornamentation to our projects using beads, feathers and other objects and how to add color to our pieces using paint, markers and more. Each project will be quite different from the last and will introduce new ways to add color to the clay and new ways to manipulate the clay to create both smooth and textured creations.      Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock, apron or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty as some of our activities may get messy.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:15–3:15pm      $239     
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Wk2 BES PM: Snack Attack: SE20a

  Snack Attack!      Instructor(s): Caitlin Concannon, Newman 1st Grade Teacher and Katelyn Distaso, Newman Kindergarten Teaching Assistant Do you love to be crafty, cook and enjoy new snacks? This is the class for you! Come join in on the fun of designing your own recipe book and creating delicious snacks that you can take on the go. Some of the snack making will include a rainbow fruit salad, creating your own special snack mix depending on your liking, and much more. Each day you will get to take home that snack that you created in reusable trendy jars. At the end of the week we will put together our recipe books and you can take them home to recreate these fun filled jars!       Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:15–3:15pm      $269     
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Wk2 BES PM: Star Wars: SE20

  Star Wars      Instructor(s): Laurie‌ ‌Kraemer, Newman K Teaching Assistant      Calling all Star Wars lovers…join us to explore a galaxy far, far away! We will watch clips from the movie, discuss its characters and storyline, play Star Wars games and make out of this world crafts. Build your own Death Star out of paper maché, dream up and create your own character from model magic, design your own Star Wars t-shirt and much more. May the force be with you!           Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:15–3:15pm      $214       
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Wk2 NHS AM: 3D Art & Clay: SE20

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3D Art & Clay      Instructor(s): Jennie Bates, Sunita Williams Art Teacher      Come experience the broad range of techniques for making beautiful hand-built creations from clay, fiber, wire and other three dimensional materials. We will use hand building techniques, including pinch, coil, and slab, to create self-drying clay pieces. We will also create fiber art (weaving), wire sculptures and other exciting projects!            Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–8      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $239     
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Wk2 NHS AM: Digital Art: Photoshop: SE20

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  Digital Art: Photoshop      Instructor(s): Nicole Burnor, NHS Visual Art Educator      Students will learn the basics of the Adobe program Photoshop. This experience will include: learning how to use exciting tools in Photoshop that can transform ordinary images into almost anything you can imagine. We will learn how to manipulate photographs students take and are provided with, make photo collages and design a character of their choice. For inspiration we will also explore artists who use Photoshop to create incredible imagery. Join us to explore Photoshop’s powerful creative tools! Note: Students must bring a smartphone, tablet or device that has photo-taking capabilities, as well as, a USB charging cable for data transfer.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $239       
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Wk2 NHS AM: Glass Art: SE20

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  Glass Art      Instructor(s): Michel L’Huillier, Fused and Stained Glass Artist and Instructor      Create beautiful glass mosaics, jewelry pieces, and decorative objects under the instruction of a professional glass artist. Mr. L’Huillier will teach you various techniques for working with glass, including: fusing and mosaic. At the end of the week, you will have many gorgeous pieces to give as gifts or to cherish for yourself. Note: Students must wear closed-toe shoes to this class.  Class requires an additional $85.00 materials fee payable to the instructor. Details to follow upon registration. Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $189        Wk2 NHS PM: Glass Art: SE20      Glass Art      Instructor(s): Michel L’Huillier, Fused and Stained Glass Artist and Instructor       
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Wk2 NHS AM: Go with the Flow: Yoga: SE20

  Go with the Flow: Yoga and Mindfulness      Instructor(s): Alice Ferguson, Sunita Williams 4th Grade Teacher      Experience a “breath of fresh air” as you learn about and work on your ability to practice yoga and mindfulness. Complete yoga poses, find out why yoga is important, discover how yoga and mindfulness has helped many people, participate in mindfulness activities, learn mindfulness strategies, and complete your own yoga flow. Students will get many opportunities to go outside, whether it’s on a walk or writing in their mindfulness journals. Join us for this opportunity to relax your mind, move your body, and Go With the Flow.      Note: Students should bring a yoga mat or beach towel to class.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $214       
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Wk2 NHS AM: Let’s Build: Harnessing the World’s Energy: SE20

  Let’s Build: Harnessing the World’s Energy      Instructor(s): Liz Dempsey Lee, Let’s Build Engineering Educator      How much power does a rubber band have? Do we need electricity--how hard is it to capture other forms of energy and put them to use? This class explores natural energy sources through hands-on engineering challenges. Build a “super slinger” and launch a ping pong ball 20 ft. Test a variety of solar cooking surfaces, lift weight by designing and revising water wheel paddles, learn about projectiles with Stomp Rockets, and more. New this year: each day will include a makerspace style “Genius Hour” in which students are encouraged to apply concepts in class to their own build projects. Meet us at the intersection of building, science, and energy.           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $239       
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Wk2 NHS AM: Make Your Own Dreamhouse: SE20

    Make Your Own Dreamhouse      Instructor(s): Caitlin MacDonald, Newman 3rd Grade Teaching Assistant  and Jasmine Sanders, Newman K Teaching Assistant      Design and create your own miniature dream home using recycled items, art supplies and a whole lot of creativity. You decide if the floors will be covered with yarn, cloth, hardwood or rugs.  Design a fireplace mantle with a tv above it, add a cool bookcase or even a pool! You can paint or wallpaper walls, make chairs, a kitchen table, lamps, curtains, shades, windows and doors—the options are endless. We will supply the materials, you supply your imagination!       Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty as some of our activities may get messy.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–6      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $239     
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Wk2 NHS AM: Mind, Body and Soul: Fitness, Mediation and Wellness: SE20

  Mind, Body and Soul: Fitness, Meditation and Wellness      Instructor(s): Laura Marinak, Newman 5th Grade Teacher      In this class, students will spend time each day on fitness, mindfulness, and meditation. We will explore a type of cardio—kickboxing, yoga, cardio dance, circuit training—each day. We will also learn mindfulness and meditation which can help improve the ability to pay attention, to calm down when upset, and to make better choices. We will do this by taking part in activities such as “listen to the bell”, breathing buddy practice, take “noticing walks”, and establishing a gratitude practice. Self-exploratory journaling, mandala coloring, and relaxing board games are additional activities students will engage in. Fitness, Meditation and Wellness provides a safe and nurturing environment in which everyone is welcome to join as we explore helpful techniques and tasks to engage your mind, body, and soul.      Note: Students should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and water bottle to class. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $214       
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Wk2 NHS AM: Pockets, Pockets, Pockets: SE20a

  Pockets, Pockets, Pockets (cooking class)      Instructor(s): Jen Tuttelman, NPS Nutrition Outreach Coordinator      Virtually every country has their own special pocket food. Join us to explore and create these different pockets from around the world. We will be making empanadas, knishes, dumplings and more. We will also create our own fresh doughs and wraps for our imaginative pockets. Have fun making, stuffing, sealing and EATING your delicious creations!      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $269       
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Wk2 NHS AM: STEM Challenges: Robotics: SE20

  STEM Challenges: Robotics      Instructor(s): Nicole Piatelli, Pollard 8th Grade Science Teacher and Kelly Robinson, Pollard ENG & Design Teacher      Learn to build and program your own robot! Using LEGO Mindstorms you can program your robot to do what you ask it to do. Find out how fun it is to make your robot follow a line, recognize your voice, throw a ball and more in this inventive class!           Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $239       
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Wk2 NHS AM: STEM Challenges: Rubik’s Cube Mosaics: SE20a

  STEM Challenges: Rubik’s Cube Mosaics      Instructor(s): Karen Vona McIntyre, NHS Media Program Specialist      Are you a cuber or speedcuber? If so, this class is for you! Bring your Rubik’s cube skills (cubes are provided!), and as a class we will use our combined skills and cubes to build different mosaics throughout the week. Students will master their solving skills, and speedcubers can hone their speedsolving skills by participating in timed challenges. This class will promote problem solving, focus, and creativity.      Allergy Alert: Children will be offered juice-based and fruit-flavored popsicles during this class.  Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–12:00pm      $214       
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Wk2 NHS PM: 3D Art & Clay: SE20

3D Art & Clay      Instructor(s): Jennie Bates, Sunita Williams Art Teacher      Come experience the broad range of techniques for making beautiful hand-built creations from clay, fiber, wire and other three dimensional materials. We will use hand building techniques, including pinch, coil, and slab, to create self-drying clay pieces. We will also create fiber art (weaving), wire sculptures and other exciting projects!            Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $239     
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Wk2 NHS PM: Acts of Kindness: SE20a

  Acts of Kindness      Instructor(s): Karen Vona McIntyre, NHS Media Program Specialist and Vicky Neale, High Rock Teaching Assistant      Join this class to show kindness to our community. Set up a food drive to collect for the Needham Community Council, paint kindness rocks to place around town, make greeting cards for people who deserve our appreciation and those who need their spirits lifted, create pet toys for a local animal shelter and more! We will spread kindness and joy to the Needham Community and beyond, and we will inspire others to be kind and compassionate to one another.      Note: Rising 8th graders can earn their community service hours by joining this class.  Allergy Alert: Children will be offered juice-based and fruit-flavored popsicles during this class. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $214     
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Wk2 NHS PM: Coding for Beginners: SE20

Coding for Beginners      Instructor(s): Nicole Piatelli, Pollard 8th Grade Science Teacher and Kelly Robinson,  Pollard ENG & Design Teacher      Learn what coding is all about! Join us as we explore different coding platforms including Scratch, Hour of Code, and Project Guts. You will work individually and collaboratively with fellow students on exciting coding projects and you will learn to code a game by the end of the week!      Note: Students will need to bring headphones/earbuds that can plug into a standard headphone jack (Apple earbuds with a lightning connector will not be compatible).      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $239     
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Wk2 NHS PM: Crafternoon: SE20a

  Crafternoon      Instructor(s): Caitlin MacDonald, Newman 3rd Grade Teaching Assistant and Jasmine Sanders, Newman K Teaching Assistant      Turn your afternoons into Crafternoons! We will encourage creativity and self discovery as we make an assortment of craft projects. We will explore painting crafts, nature crafts, and projects crafted from upcycled and recycled materials. We will also create dreamcatchers, photo holders, friendship bracelets and more. Join us for a week filled with craft-tastic fun!  Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty as some of our activities may get messy.  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.  Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $239       
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Wk2 NHS PM: Digital Art: Animation: SE20

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  Digital Art: Animation      Instructor(s): Nicole Burnor, NHS Visual Art Educator      Students will learn the basics of the Adobe programs Animate and iMovie. This experience will include: learning how to use exciting tools in Animate and iMovie that will manipulate, transform and bring objects to life. We will learn how to make stop motion animations, create flipbook animations and design a storyboard layout. For inspiration we will also explore artists in the Animation industry. Join us to create active art in both analog and digital form! Note: Students must bring a smartphone, tablet or device that has video-taking capabilities, as well as, a USB charging cable for data transfer.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $239     
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Wk2 NHS PM: Exploring the American Revolution: SE20

    Exploring the American Revolution      Instructor(s): Laura Marinak, Newman 5th Grade Teacher      Celebrate Independence Day by exploring the American Revolution through engaging projects and interactive experiences. We will create a “Battle Breakdown Presentation” for one of seven epic battles of the Revolutionary War. Students will go on a historical adventure learning about life in the Continental Army, secret codes and spies, battlefield medicine, revolutionary women and the tactics of war as they collaborate to complete tasks in an American Revolution themed escape room experience. We will also capture and explore our knowledge in an American Revolution Notebook containing the chain of events leading up to the American Revolution, the differences between Patriots and Loyalists, a comparison of King George and George Washington, an exploration of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution, and more!           Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 4–6      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $214       
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Wk2 NHS PM: Glass Art: SE20

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   Glass Art      Instructor(s): Michel L’Huillier, Fused and Stained Glass Artist and Instructor      Create beautiful glass mosaics, jewelry pieces, and decorative objects under the instruction of a professional glass artist. Mr. L’Huillier will teach you various techniques for working with glass, including: fusing and mosaic. At the end of the week, you will have many gorgeous pieces to give as gifts or to cherish for yourself.      Note: Students must wear closed-toe shoes to this class.  Class requires an additional $85.00 materials fee payable to the instructor. Details to follow upon registration. Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $189       
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Wk2 NHS PM: Pockets, Pockets, Pockets: SE20a

  Pockets, Pockets, Pockets (cooking class)      Instructor(s): Jen Tuttelman, NPS Nutrition Outreach Coordinator      Virtually every country has their own special pocket food. Join us to explore and create these different pockets from around the world. We will be making empanadas, knishes, dumplings and more. We will also create our own fresh doughs and wraps for our imaginative pockets. Have fun making, stuffing, sealing and EATING your delicious creations!      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $269     
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Wk2 NHS PM: STEM Challenges: How Did the Romans Do It?: SE20

  STEM Challenges: How Did the Romans Do It?      Instructor(s): Lauren Downey, NHS Latin Teacher      How have Roman technology and cultural elements influenced our world and modern technology? How can we use our understanding of Roman and modern technology to understand major problems in our world today? Join us to answer these questions and more as we connect Roman culture to our own culture through engaging projects and activities. We will work collaboratively and learn STEM skills as we discover how the ancient world impacts the modern one and how we can use information from the past to impact the present. We will investigate topics such as aqueducts, bathouses, fitness, roads and infrastructure, individuality and personal style, time-keeping, and games and explore how each of these areas compare and contrast to modern habits and technology.  Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      12:30–3:30pm      $239       
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Wk2 NHS FullDay: Virtual Reality Video Making: SE20

Virtual Reality Video Making      Instructor(s): Joshua Yankell, NHS Technology Integration Specialist and Natalie Guthrie, NHS TV/Communications Teacher      Have you been wondering what the virtual reality buzz is all about? Come see it in action and create it on your own! During this class, you will explore 360-degree video with your own personal device and virtual reality viewers. You will also shoot 360-degree video in various locations and edit this video to create your own interactive experience to share with others.      Note: Each student will need to bring their own virtual reality viewer, such as Google Cardboard. Each student will also need to bring in their own device with a 4–6 inch screen that can access the Internet, has a gyroscope and an accelerometer, and download applications. Please make sure the YouTube app, Google Expeditions and Google Classroom have been downloaded onto the device.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 2:      July 6–10      9:00am–3:30pm      $459       
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Wk3 BES AM: Across the Universe: SE20

  Across the Universe      Instructor(s): Julie Evans, Newman 2nd Grade Teaching Assistant and Betty Ann Mulhem, Newman Office Assistant      A little astronomy, a little science and a lot of Imagination! Learn astronomy facts and explore folktales and myths about our solar system and constellations. We will make star gazers, create new planets, design our own rocket ships and invent other out of this world creations.                          Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $239     
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Wk3 BES AM: Art Explorations I: SE20

   Art Explorations I      Instructor(s): Damon Burnard, NHS Visual Arts Teacher (former Art Teacher at Broadmeadow), Published cartoonist, children’s book writer and illustrator      Art Explorations is a fun-filled, art-tastic opportunity for young artists—and engineers—to explore a variety of materials, tools, and techniques. Students will create an amazing array of two- and three-dimensional artworks fueled by their own imaginations in this perennially popular class! Example projects may include (but are not limited to): working with clay, creating pop-up books and kaleidoscopes, making prints with rollers, ink, and sunlight, painting on paper and 3D surfaces, building plaster sculptures and paper construction amusement park for pom-poms, making simple weavings, sewing soft sculptures, and assembling collages and puppets.           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk3 BES AM: Edible Art: SE20a

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   Edible Art      Instructor(s): Sara Hill, Newman MS, OTR/L (Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist) and Tracy Gay, Newman COTA/L (Licenced & Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant)      What creative child doesn’t like playing with their food? Here’s an opportunity to amuse yourself with a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and sweets while making great tasting art! From edible slime to monster munchies, crazy cupcakes and silly sandwiches, get ready to have a finger-licking good time! We will provide all the mouth-watering materials, you bring a smock and your imagination for fabricating fabulously flavorful feats of fancy!      Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock, apron or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty as some of our activities may get messy.  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk3 BES AM: Games Galore: SE20

  Games Galore      Instructor(s): Paula Kelley, Pollard Wellness Instructor and Moore Dodge, NHS History Teacher      Come join the fun! We will enjoy playing active and challenging games and sports activities geared toward elementary-aged learners. Team and individual activities will be presented throughout the week, providing lots of excitement. Games and sports activities may include: soccer, kickball, basketball, dodgeball, Capture the Flag, floor hockey, bowling, relay races, musical spots, batting practice, golf and much more.           Limited to 30 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $189     
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Wk3 BES AM: LEGO Mania: SE20

  LEGO Mania      Instructor(s): Vicky Neale, High Rock Teaching Assistant      Calling all LEGO lovers. Join us to dive into bins of LEGO bricks, gadgets and mini figures. Stretch your imagination and free build your own LEGO world or explore a variety of LEGO kits. Show off your skills in LEGO challenges, enjoy some LEGO-themed coloring and take part in other fun LEGO activities. Come build with us! Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $214     
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Wk3 BES AM: Let’s Build: Water Engineering: SE20

  Let’s Build: Water Engineering      Instructor(s): Liz Dempsey Lee, Let’s Build Engineering Educator      Water Engineering is summer fun! Do you like solving problems and building and testing solutions? In Let’s Build: Water Engineering, we will explore the properties and power of water through a series of engineering design challenges. Design a boat to hold weight, find the perfect weight to flink (not float or sink!), think about the importance of clean drinking water and design water filters and lastly, build and test dams made of a variety of material. Can you keep water from flooding the LEGO village? We will build, test, revise and probably get a little wet—come build with us!      Note: Students are welcome to bring as a change of clothes as we will get wet in this class.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk3 BES AM: Mini Bakers: SE20a

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  Mini Bakers      Instructor(s): Kayla Bedigan, Sunita Williams Teaching Assistant and Liz Storer, Eliot Teaching Assistant      Young bakers will have a blast making mini treats! You will learn some baking basics while creating a variety of bite-sized goodies. We will be combining new recipes with some returning favorites. Decorate your own apron, create your own recipe book, and bring home delicious minis each day.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $269       
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Wk3 BES AM: No Bake Baking: No Heat Treats: SE20a

    No Bake Baking: No Heat Treats      Instructor(s): Caitlin Concannon, Newman 1st Grade Teacher and Katelyn Distaso, Newman Kindergarten Teaching Assistant This summer, learn to “bake” without the heat! In this No-Bake Baking class you will learn recipes that do not require using an oven. We will whip up unique desserts and yummy snacks that you get to take home and share. Some of the delicious treats, that are as fun to make as they are tasty to eat, will include unicorn bark, chocolate dipped oreos, eclair cake, cake pops and more! In addition to making these recipes, you will also create your own recipe books so you can recreate these delightful treats at home.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $269         
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Wk3 BES AM: STEM Challenges: Explore, Experiment, Engineer: SE20a

    STEM Challenges: Explore, Experiment and Engineer Instructor(s): Elaine McKenna, Sunita Williams K Teacher and Christine Shelley, Middle School Special Education Teacher STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. This has become an increasing focus in school, allowing kids to explore these areas with curiosity. In this class, we will explore the STEM categories through a variety of exciting projects, experiments, activities and games. We will make our own water cycle and clouds as we learn about the environment. Using only marshmallows and toothpicks, we will see who can construct the biggest and sturdiest building. Practice place value with a fun card game and learn the basics of coding. Join us for the week as we let our imaginations run wild around the STEM universe!      Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk3 BES AM: Superheros with a Twist: SE20

  Superheroes With A Twist      Instructor(s): Elizabeth Batchman, Newman Speech & Language Assistant      Experience being part of a superhero’s lifestyle and find your own super powers! Express your super imagination as we write about your favorite superhero or villain, create giant sized comic strips, and take notes in our superhero (or super villain) journals. Join in some super play on our obstacle course, with Thor’s Hammer Throw and during web shot practice. Explore your super creativity with finger-painting, slime-making and costume design. This class is sure to be a super fun-filled time!           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45–11:45am      $214     
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Wk3 BES PM: Art Explorations I: SE20

  Art Explorations I      Instructor(s): Damon Burnard, NHS Visual Arts Teacher (former Art Teacher at Broadmeadow), Published cartoonist, children’s book writer and illustrator      Art Explorations is a fun-filled, art-tastic opportunity for young artists—and engineers—to explore a variety of materials, tools, and techniques. Students will create an amazing array of two- and three-dimensional artworks fueled by their own imaginations in this perennially popular class! Example projects may include (but are not limited to): working with clay, creating pop-up books and kaleidoscopes, making prints with rollers, ink, and sunlight, painting on paper and 3D surfaces, building plaster sculptures and paper construction amusement park for pom-poms, making simple weavings, sewing soft sculptures, and assembling collages and puppets.           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:15–3:15pm      $239       
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Wk3 BES PM: Baking for Beginners: SE20a

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Baking for Beginners      Instructor(s): Elaine McKenna, Sunita Williams K Teacher and Christine Shelley, Middle School Special Education Teacher Baking is fun to do and easy to learn. We will make, bake and taste a variety of breakfast foods and treats over the course of the week. You will be introduced to baking skills such as measuring, mixing and how to read a recipe. Create blueberry buckle, snickerdoodles, scones and more! At the end of the week, you will go home with a cookbook of all of the recipes you made, so that you can bake them at home for family and friends.      Note: Please bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Students are also encouraged to bring one or two recipes to share with the group on the first day or two of the class.   Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:15–3:15pm     $ 264       
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Wk3 BES PM: Basketball and More: SE20

  Basketball and More      Instructor(s): Moore Dodge, NHS History Teacher and Paula Kelley, Pollard Wellness Instructor      In this action packed class, you will learn the fundamentals of basketball, do drills to develop and improve your skills, and play basketball games. In addition to basketball we will also spend a portion of each class playing classic summer games such as Capture the Flag, freeze tag, relay races, musical spots, and much more.      Note: Students should wear sneakers and bring a water bottle.      Limited to 30 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:15–3:15pm      $189       
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Wk3 BES PM: Dino-mite Dinos: SE20a

  Dino-mite Dinosaurs      Instructor(s): Sara Hill, Newman MS, OTR/L (Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist) and Tracy Gay, Newman COTA/L (Licenced & Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant)      Explore the prehistoric past as we discover dino-mite dinosaurs! From tracking dino-prints and making dinosaur eggs to bringing dino skeletons to life in technicolor, we will learn about different dinosaurs and the periods in which they lived. You will explore dinosaur habitats and diet, what they looked like, and how they lived. Collect fascinating facts about these ancient creatures in your own science journal, test your paleontology skills in a dino dig, make some fossils and create your very own dinosaur. This class will be action packed with dino discoveries through books, games, dramatic play, crafts, music and more.      Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty as some of our activities may get messy. Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:15–3:15pm      $214       
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$214.00

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Wk3 BES PM: Fairies and Sprites: SE20

   Fairies and Sprites      Instructor(s): Ellen Porter, Eliot Teaching Assistant      Enter the magical world of fairies and sprites for a week of fantasy fun! Fairies and sprites love to frolic, so we will decorate fairy wings, make magic wands and play whimsical games. We will decorate an adorable, miniature fairy house and make a fairy to live there. We will also hear stories from fantasy fairy books. So strap on your fairy wings, sprinkle some fairy dust, and join us for a memorable week in the world of fairies and sprites!           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:15–3:15pm      $214     
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Wk3 BES PM: Kitchen Science: SE20a

  Kitchen Science Instructor(s): Caitlin Concannon, Newman 1st Grade Teacher and Katelyn Distaso, Newman Kindergarten Teaching Assistant      Become a Kitchen Scientist for the week as we discover and explore through scientific experiments. Make your hypothesis and then test it out using materials and products you often find in your own kitchen. Discover what will dissolve a gummy bear, create a moving rainbow, design your own lava lamp, grow your own rock candy and more! You won’t want to miss the fun in this exciting new class!      Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:15–3:15pm      $269       
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Wk3 BES PM: Sculpture Club: SE20

Sculpture Club      Instructor(s): Samantha Gonzalez, High Rock Teaching Assistant ILC      Join us for an introduction to the basics of molding clay. Throughout the week we will be inspired by different prominent artists that use an assortment of materials within their art and sculptures. Students will use their imagination and artistic license to create their own sculpture based on work and style of the artists we learn about. We will learn how to create structural bases using pipe cleaners for our larger works, how to manipulate clay and add designs using sculpting tools, how to add ornamentation to our projects using beads, feathers and other objects and how to add color to our pieces using paint, markers and more. Each project will be quite different from the last and will introduce new ways to add color to the clay and new ways to manipulate the clay to create both smooth and textured creations.      Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock, apron or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty as some of our activities may get messy.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:15–3:15pm      $239       
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Wk3 BES FullDay: Summer Theater Variety Show: SE20

  Summer Theater Variety Show      Director: Kristen Mazzocchi, Arts Education Consultant and Director, Musical Director: Teresa Blume, Voice Instructor and Kristen Young, Choreographer      Have you ever wanted to act, sing and dance? Or, have you already been in a theatrical production, and yearn to do it again? Theater novices and veterans join us to express yourself onstage as part of our Summer Theater Variety Show! During our time together, you will learn acting techniques and have a chance to hone your singing talents. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and perform in 3-4 skits that could include musical numbers, cabaret, improv, modern dance, Shakespeare scenes and more, to be performed for family, friends and the community at the end of the week. Have fun learning lots of new skills, making new friends, singing, dancing and acting!           Limited to 25 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 3–7      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45am–3:15pm      $459       
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Wk3 BES FullDay: Theater Set Design and Construction: SE20

    Theater Set Design and Construction      Instructor(s): Sally Tomasetti, Set Designer      In this unique class, gain exposure to many aspects of theater production, in conjunction with the Summer Theater Variety Show. You will learn how to design and build theater sets and create props. On performance day, experience the excitement of working behind the scenes as a member of the stage crew.           Limited to 10 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 4–7      Wk 3:      July 13–17      8:45am–3:15pm      $459       
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Wk3 NHS AM: 3D Art & Clay: SE20

  3D Art & Clay     Instructor(s): Jennie Bates, Sunita Williams Art Teacher      Come experience the broad range of techniques for making beautiful hand-built creations from clay, fiber, wire and other three dimensional materials. We will use hand building techniques, including pinch, coil, and slab, to create self-drying clay pieces. We will also create fiber art (weaving), wire sculptures and other exciting projects!            Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $239       
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Wk3 NHS AM: A Week at Hogwarts: SE20

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  A Week at Hogwarts      Instructor(s): Tracy Ahrens, Broadmeadow Teaching Assistant      Students will be magically transported to the fictional Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for a week of games, crafts, trivia, writing activities, “potions” experiments, drama games, stories and more! Harry Potter experts, Fantastic Beasts fanatics, and new fans to the magical world of Harry Potter will all love this week of magic, creativity, and competition!           Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–6      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $214       
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Wk3 NHS AM: Coding for Beginners: SE20

Coding for Beginners      Instructor(s): Nicole Piatelli, Pollard 8th Grade Science Teacher and Kelly Robinson,  Pollard ENG & Design Teacher      Learn what coding is all about! Join us as we explore different coding platforms including Scratch, Hour of Code, and Project Guts. You will work individually and collaboratively with fellow students on exciting coding projects and you will learn to code a game by the end of the week!      Note: Students will need to bring headphones/earbuds that can plug into a standard headphone jack (Apple earbuds with a lightning connector will not be compatible).      Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17     9:00am–12:00 pm      $239       
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Wk3 NHS AM: Creative Writing: SE20

  Creative Writing: Fiction Fun!      Instructor(s): Laura Sechovicz, Pollard Special Education Teaching Assistant Calling all writers with active imaginations! Students will compose fiction in a supportive atmosphere using interesting writing prompts, constructive templates, and guided instruction. We will even watch a few Disney/Pixar film clips to learn more about characterization, conflict, and plot. Students can incorporate art into their writing projects if they choose to do so. All writing levels are welcome!  Limited to 10 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–8      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $214       
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Wk3 NHS AM: Digital Art: Animation: SE20

  Digital Art: Animation      Instructor(s): Nicole Burnor, NHS Visual Art Educator      Students will learn the basics of the Adobe programs Animate and iMovie. This experience will include: learning how to use exciting tools in Animate and iMovie that will manipulate, transform and bring objects to life. We will learn how to make stop motion animations, create flipbook animations and design a storyboard layout. For inspiration we will also explore artists in the Animation industry. Join us to create active art in both analog and digital form! Note: Students must bring a smartphone, tablet or device that has video-taking capabilities, as well as, a USB charging cable for data transfer.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $239       
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$239.00

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Wk3 NHS AM: Duct Tape Creations: SE20

   Duct Tape Creations      Instructor(s): Jennifer Priesing, Learning Prep School Special Education Teacher      Let your imagination run wild as we construct, create and decorate exciting objects using duct tape. You can make wallets, bags, purses, flowers, belts, folders for schoolwork or papers, jewelry for boys and girls, lanyards for keys, wall décor, even flip-flops. You can also spice up plain items by covering and embellishing them with duct tape. Turn lunch boxes, frames and notebooks into duct tape masterpieces. Join us to see what creative inventions we will surprise you with!           Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $239       
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Wk3 NHS AM: Kids Can Cook: SE20a

  Kids Can Cook      Instructor(s): Jennifer Murray, Newman School Librarian and Cailtlin MacDonald, Newman Teaching Assistant      We will create several delicious recipes each day, combining tried and true dishes with all new recipes. The recipes will revolve around a different theme each day, such as Salad Day, Soups & Breads, and Cookie Day. You will experience new flavors and learn how combining various foods makes something completely different. You will gain important kitchen skills like measuring, mixing, chopping, and reading a recipe. We will sit down to sample our creations at the end of each class. On Friday, you will go home with a recipe book, new ideas, newskills and an enthusiasm for working (playing!) in the kitchen.      Notes: Students should bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Students may bring aprons if desired. Long hair pulled back and students should wear closed-toe shoes/sneakers (NO flip flops).  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–7      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $269     
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Wk3 NHS AM: Magic The Gathering: SE20

  Magic: The Gathering      Instructor(s): Cristian Marano, Newman Teaching Assistant      Do you like card games like Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh? Then you’re going to love Magic: The Gathering! Created in 1993 by Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering was the very FIRST trading card game that paved the way for hundreds of modern card games over the past 25 years. This workshop is designed as an introduction to the game. Students will familiarize themselves with the many functions of the cards, rules and strategies of playing, and the potential for trading cards within our group. The main goal of this workshop is to have fun and learn something new about the origins of games we all know and love. More implicitly, Magic: The Gathering will allow participants to practice mathematics, engage in executive functioning, improve social/emotional, interpersonal and problem solving skills.      Note: Students are welcome and encouraged to bring their own cards/decks if they wish, but it is not required to enjoy this fun class!      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $239       
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Wk3 NHS AM: Mind, Body and Soul: Fitness, Mediation and Wellness: SE20

Mind, Body and Soul: Fitness, Meditation and Wellness      Instructor(s): Laura Marinak, Newman 5th Grade Teacher      In this class, students will spend time each day on fitness, mindfulness, and meditation. We will explore a type of cardio—kickboxing, yoga, cardio dance, circuit training—each day. We will also learn mindfulness and meditation which can help improve the ability to pay attention, to calm down when upset, and to make better choices. We will do this by taking part in activities such as “listen to the bell”, breathing buddy practice, take “noticing walks”, and establishing a gratitude practice. Self-exploratory journaling, mandala coloring, and relaxing board games are additional activities students will engage in. Fitness, Meditation and Wellness provides a safe and nurturing environment in which everyone is welcome to join as we explore helpful techniques and tasks to engage your mind, body, and soul.           Note: Students should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and water bottle to class. Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $214       
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Wk3 NHS AM: Printmaking Workshop: SE20

  Printmaking Workshop      Instructor(s): Anne Nydam, Author and Illustrator In this introduction to relief printmaking techniques, students will use a number of different ways to create prints. We will make collagraph printing plates from textured materials, and do several different projects carving and printing rubber blocks. Students will be introduced to some of the issues involved in printmaking, such as positive and negative space, texture, designing with no mid-tones, safety when carving, and different uses of multiples. Each day will involve explanation of new techniques, plus time to work on creating the different blocks, as well as printing, and eventually signing and mounting work for display.           Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–12:00pm      $239       
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$239.00

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Wk3 NHS PM: 3D Art & Clay: SE20

  3D Art & Clay      Instructor(s): Jennie Bates, Sunita Williams Art Teacher      Come experience the broad range of techniques for making beautiful hand-built creations from clay, fiber, wire and other three dimensional materials. We will use hand building techniques, including pinch, coil, and slab, to create self-drying clay pieces. We will also create fiber art (weaving), wire sculptures and other exciting projects!            Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–8      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $239       
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$239.00

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Wk3 NHS PM: Drawing from Life: SE20

   Drawing from Life      Instructor(s): Nicole Burnor, NHS Visual Art Educator      Visually explore your surroundings and everyday objects as we learn the basic skills to draw from life. We will learn how to draw from observation, and explore the natural environment as we draw still lifes, room interiors, self-portraits and more. Students will use multiple mediums including colored pencils, markers and charcoal pencils. For additional inspiration we will also explore prominent fine art artists and illustrators.      Note: Students may bring in a smartphone to take photos for reference.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $239       
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Wk3 & 4 NHS PM: Dungeons and Dragons: SE20

   Dungeons & Dragons (2-wk class)      Instructor(s): Cristian Marano, Newman Teaching Assistant      TWO WEEK CLASS  Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) is an imaginative, social experience that engages players in a rich fantasy world filled with larger-than-life heroes, deadly monsters, and diverse settings. As a hobby game, D&D is an ongoing activity which connects players with friends on a regular basis. The D&D game is a fantasy game of your imagination. It is part acting, part storytelling, part social interaction, part war game, and part chance. You and your friends create characters that develop and grow with each adventure they complete. Use math, reading, and problem solving skills to become a hero of might and magic in this glorified board game. Join our knights to stop evil and save the world!        Limited to 6 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wks 3 & 4:      July 13–17 and July 20–24      12:30–3:30pm      $459     
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Wk3 NHS PM: Go with the Flow: Yoga: SE20

   Go with the Flow: Yoga and Mindfulness      Instructor(s): Alice Ferguson, Sunita Williams 4th Grade Teacher      Experience a “breath of fresh air” as you learn about and work on your ability to practice yoga and mindfulness. Complete yoga poses, find out why yoga is important, discover how yoga and mindfulness has helped many people, participate in mindfulness activities, learn mindfulness strategies, and complete your own yoga flow. Students will get many opportunities to go outside, whether it’s on a walk or writing in their mindfulness journals. Join us for this opportunity to relax your mind, move your body, and Go With the Flow.      Note: Students should bring a yoga mat or beach towel to class.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $214     
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Wk3 NHS PM: Hamilton: The Musical: SE20

  Hamilton The Musical      Instructor(s): Tracy Ahrens, Broadmeadow Teaching Assistant      A little history, a little music and a lot of creativity! This class will focus on historical and creative explorations of Hamilton: The Musical. We will listen to songs and watch clips from the show, as well as, research the story’s background, the main characters involved and the timeline of the major events. Using our own creativity, we will express our inspiration and what we’ve learned through music, drama, writing, and creative artwork! Write your own rap based on historical events, play trivia games using questions we create through the week, develop and participate in short skits, create poems and/or artwork based on the show and more. Join us to share in the excitement and inspiration of Hamilton!           Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 6–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $214     
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Wk3 NHS PM: Kids Can Cook: SE20a

  Kids Can Cook      Instructor(s): Jennifer Murray, Newman School Librarian and Cailtlin MacDonald, Newman Teaching Assistant      We will create several delicious recipes each day, combining tried and true dishes with all new recipes. The recipes will revolve around a different theme each day, such as Salad Day, Soups & Breads, and Cookie Day. You will experience new flavors and learn how combining various foods makes something completely different. You will gain important kitchen skills like measuring, mixing, chopping, and reading a recipe. We will sit down to sample our creations at the end of each class. On Friday, you will go home with a recipe book, new ideas, newskills and an enthusiasm for working (playing!) in the kitchen.      Notes: Students should bring empty, lidded, non-breakable containers (no glass please) to class each day for bringing home samples of the goods you create. Students may bring aprons if desired. Long hair pulled back and students should wear closed-toe shoes/sneakers (NO flip flops).  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $269       
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Wk3 NHS PM: Paper Arts: SE20

    Paper Arts      Instructor(s): Jennifer Maw, NHS Library Program Specialist      Learn to create with paper and pages in a new way. We will fold, cut, glue, roll and otherwise change paper of different colors and textures and old books into fantastic new creations. Make a wreath, 3D words, a bouquet of paper flowers, a flock of paper butterflies, paper animals and objects, and a secret book-safe so you can hide your treasures in plain sight on your bookshelf!      Note: Students are welcome to bring in their own old hardcover book to upcycle for the book safe project. Please note books will be permanently altered for this project (do not bring valuable books or those you intend to read again). Books will also be provided.      Limited to 10 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–5      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $239       
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Wk3 NHS PM: Science of Bath Bombs: SE20a

  Science of Bath Bombs      Instructor(s): Laura Sechovicz, Pollard Special Education Teaching Assistant      We will create an assortment of bath and body products—such as fizzy bath bombs, essential oil sprays, bath salts, body scrubs, lip balms and more—learning a bit about Chemistry (matter, chemical reactions, diffusion/osmosis) and dermatology (humectants, exfoliants) along the way. We will also conduct science experiments using bath and body products and create special packaging and labels to turn our products into gifts to take home or share with friends.      “Note: Students are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to class each day or to wear clothes they don’t mind getting dirty as some of our activities may get messy.  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering. Limited to 10 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–6      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $239     
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Wk3 NHS PM: STEM Challenges: Robotics: SE20

    STEM Challenges: Robotics      Instructor(s): Nicole Piatelli, Pollard 8th Grade Science Teacher and Kelly Robinson, Pollard ENG & Design Teacher      Learn to build and program your own robot! Using LEGO Mindstorms you can program your robot to do what you ask it to do. Find out how fun it is to make your robot follow a line, recognize your voice, throw a ball and more in this inventive class!           Limited to 14 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $239       
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Wk3 NHS PM: Team Challenges: SE20

Team Challenges     Instructor(s): Kayla Canaja, High Rock ELA Teacher      Exercise your brain and your body as we work in groups to complete a variety of team challenges and tasks. We enjoy being indoors and outdoors as we tackle mind challenges, such as an escape the room experience; strategy challenges, such as getting from point A to point B with limited options; and physical challenges, such as relay races. Join us to embrace your competitive spirit, work collaboratively, think strategically and have fun!           Limited to 12 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 3–6      Wk 3:      July 13–17      12:30–3:30pm      $239       
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Wk3 NHS FullDay: iMovie Making: SE20

  iMovie Making      Instructor(s): Karen Vona McIntyre, NHS Media Program Specialist and Gabe Guerra, Newman Media Technology Assistant      Come join us for a week of movie-making magic! From storyboard to screen, you will plan, write, direct, act, and edit while learning the ins and outs of iMovie. Use a combination of camera tricks, editing secrets, and even greenscreen to channel your inner Spielberg. Get the opportunity to explore Animation, Horror, Adventure, Sci-Fi, and more. Be sure to bring your imagination, creativity, and ideas for your movies!      Note: Students must bring their school-issued iPad or a personal smartphone or tablet that has video-taking capabilities, as well as, a USB charging cable for data transfer. Students are welcome to bring costumes and props from home to use in their movies.  Allergy Alert: Children will be eating and/or working with food (including popular allergens such as wheat, dairy, soy, sesame and eggs). No nuts are used in our recipes or projects, however, recipe ingredients and project materials may have been produced in a facility that also processes nuts. Please alert us to any food allergies when registering.      Limited to 15 students.      Location: Needham High School      Grades: 5–9      Wk 3:      July 13–17      9:00am–3:30pm      $459       
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Wk4 BES AM: Across the Universe: SE20

   Across the Universe      Instructor(s): Julie Evans, Newman 2nd Grade Teaching Assistant and Betty Ann Mulhem, Newman Office Assistant      A little astronomy, a little science and a lot of Imagination! Learn astronomy facts and explore folktales and myths about our solar system and constellations. We will make star gazers, create new planets, design our own rocket ships and invent other out of this world creations.                          Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 4:      July 20–24      8:45–11:45am      $239       
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Wk4 BES AM: American Girls: Past and Present: SE20

  American Girls: Past and Present      Instructor(s): Rosemary Calland, NHS Social Studies Teacher and Theresa Levy, NHS Social Studies Teacher      American Girl dolls make history come alive through stories, arts and crafts, and imaginative play! Each day our class will feature an era of American history and explore how life at that time was different and similar to ours today. Bring your American Girl or other 18” doll to class each day to join the fun!           Limited to 14 students.      Location: Broadmeadow Elementary School      Grades: 1–3      Wk 4: July 20–24      8:45–11:45am      $214       
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