Academics

2013-03-18T00:00:00Z Academics Arizona Daily Star
March 18, 2013 12:00 am

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

2021 N. Kinney Road, 883-3025

desertmuseum.org/kids/camp

• Discounts with membership.

Desert and Sea Camp - Ages 10-11, entering grades 5-6. Mon-Thu, all day. July 22-25. $200. Discover connections between desert and sea, meet live animals and arts and crafts. Visit to the Warden Aquarium.

Desert and Sea Camp - Ages 10-11, entering grades 5-6. Mon-Thu, all day, July 29-Aug. 1. $200.

Museum Explorers - Bobcat - Ages 8-9, entering grades 3-4. Mon-Thu, all day, July 22-25. $200. Observe live animals, go behind the scenes, conduct science experiments, create art, hike and sample desert foods.

Museum Explorers - Bobcat - Ages 8-9, entering grades 3-4. Mon-Thu, all day, July 29-Aug 1. $200.

Museum Explorers - Fox - Ages 6-7, entering grades 1-2. Mon-Thu, all day, July 22-25. $200. Explore the museum, learn about animals and plants including meeting live animals. Arts and crafts.

Museum Explorers - Fox - Ages 6-7, entering grades 1-2. Mon-Thu, all day, July 29-Aug 1. $200.

Catalina Foothills Community Schools Camp Foothills

4300 E. Sunrise Drive, 209-7551

cfsd16.org/schools/communityschools

• Early-bird rewards on some camps before April 30.

Blogging Workshop - Grades 5-8. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 17-21. $120 week. Create a blog, learn about different blogging sites.

Kinder Club - Grades PreK-K. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 26. $100-$120 half-day weekly camp. Themes include Ocean Adventures, Jungle Journeys, On Safari and Spectacular Science.

Reading Camp - Grades 1-3. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-28. $120 week. Individual and small group instruction by a variety of teaching methods, materials and technology.

Robotics - Grades 3-5. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-21. $120 week. Design, engineer and program a Lego robot.

Southern Arizona Writing Project Camps - Grades 3-8. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-14. $120 week. Draft, revise and publish poems, stories and reports.

Spanish Immersion Camp - Grades PreK-3. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, June 10-28. $500 three weeks. Full Spanish immersion using field trips, mariachi, dance and games for children with prior exposure.

Weekly Camps - Grades 1-9. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, May 28-July 19. $100-$120 half-day weekly camp. Themes include: Tech Camp, Crazy Chemists, Experiments, STEM, Wordsmiths, Ancient Empires, Biomes Camp, Aeronautics.

Double800

3800 E. River Road, 401-0014

double800.com

Double800 SAT/PSAT Prep Course - For high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Wed, Sun, mornings and afternoons, July 14-Aug 7. $650; $50 discount for registration before June 16. Uses College Board questions and tests.

Drachman Montessori Magnet Elementary

1085 S. 10th Ave., 225-1500

edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/drachman

Drachman Montessori Summer School - Ages 7-11. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-28. Free, priority for current students. Montessori instruction with music enrichment.

Eller College of Management

1130 E. Helen St., 621-2505

ugrad.eller.arizona.edu/camps/

Digi-Dudes and Tech Divas - Grades 3-5, 6-8. Mon-Fri, all day, four sessions, June 3-28. $250 session. Hands-on projects using 21st century technologies.

Fountain of Life Lutheran Church

710 S. Kolb Road, 747-1213

follutheran.org

Kingdom Rock, Vacation Bible School - Ages 3 years -6th grade. Mon-Fri, mornings, June 10-14. $10 per child suggested donation. Call to pre-enroll.

International School for Peace

4625 E. River Road, 299-8908.

International School for Peace - Ages 2-6. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-July 26. $150 week, flexible hours. Spanish immersion preschool teaches peaceful conflict resolution and uses play-based curriculum.

International Wildlife Museum

4800 W. Gates Pass Road, 629-0100

thewildlifemuseum.org

• Cost $180; $144 museum members.

Animal Adventures - Ages 5-8. Mon-Fri, all day, three sessions: June 3-7, June 24-28, July 8-12. Groups sorted by age investigate animals and habitats around the world.

Summer Safari - Ages 9-12. Mon-Fri, all day, two sessions: June 10-14, July 22-26.

La Petite Academy

8940 E. Tanque Verde Road,

749-1178

• Rates vary, discounts may apply.

Childtime on Harrison - Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Mon-Fri, all day, May 2-Aug 5.

Childtime on River - Ages 6 weeks-12 Years. Mon-Fri, all day, Feb 8-Aug 2.

Childtime on Thornydale - Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Mon-Fri, all day, May 2-Aug 5.

La Petite Academy on Fort Lowell Road - Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Mon-Fri, all day, May 2-July 3. Special activities and visitors.

La Petite on Midvale Road - Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Mon-Fri, all day, May 2-Aug 5.

La Petite on Sarnoff Road - Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Mon-Fri, all day, May 2-Aug 5.

La Petite on Tanque Verde Road - Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Mon-Fri, all day, May 2-Aug 5.

La Petite on Golf Links Road - Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Mon-Fri, all day, May 2-Aug 5.

Los Ninos del Valle

780 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, 393-6823 casagv.org Young Nature Explorers - Ages 5-9. Mon-Fri, all day, May 28-Aug 2. $160 week; $10 per week discount for all 10-weeks. Space, aviation, oceans and wildlife, field trips, swimming and water safety.

Minds Alive! St. Gregory Middle School Camp

3231 N. Craycroft Road, 327-6395

stgregoryschool.org

Minds Alive! Middle School Camp - Grade 5-8. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, two 2-week sessions, June 3-28. $295 half-day, $490 full-day. Explore science, art, music, drama, digital filmmaking, cooking and Lego robotics.

Pima for Kids, Pima Community College

Different camps at different campuses, 206-6579

pima.edu/continuinged

Pima for Kids - Ages 5-12, morning and afternoon or all day, June 3-July 26. $36-350, register and pay online for 10 percent off by May 15. Play meets learning.

Postal History Foundation

920 N. First Ave., 623-6652, Ext. 102

postalhistoryfoundation.org

Philatelic Fun Camp - Ages 7-13. Mon-Fri, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 10-14. $140. Use postage stamps from around the world to learn about art, history, geography and math. Bring lunch.

Sabino High School

5000 N. Bowes Road, 584-7766

edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/sabino

Jumpstart Summer Academic Academy - Incoming freshman. Mon-Fri, morning. Two sessions: May 30-June 13, June 14-June 28. $110 session. Introductory academic course to prepare for high school. See website for full descriptions.

St. Joseph School PreK/K Summer Program

215 S. Craycroft Road, 747-3060

stjosephtucson.org

PreK & Kindergarten Summer Program - Ages 3-5 years. Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon, June 3-July 28. $30 registration fee. $150 half-day, $200 full-day, per week. Each week is a different unit. Registration deadline Thursday prior to desired week.

Sunshine School in Oro Valley

9000 N. Oracle Road, 742-6874

sunshineschooltucson.org

Summer Fun at Sunshine School - Ages 3-5. Tue, Wed, Thu, morning, June 4-Aug 1. $20 registration fee for children not enrolled at school. $100 week. Weekly topics like the books of Eric Carle, animals, cooking, science, space and the arts. Bring lunches.

Sylvan Learning Northwest

5425 N. Oracle Road, 531-0431

sylvanlearning.com

Supplemental Education - Ages 5-up. Mon-Thu, Sat., morning and afternoon, year-round. $100 month and up. Reading, math, writing, study skills, SAT/ACT/college prep and homework support.

Sylvan Learning East

7350 E. Speedway, 290-6877

sylvanlearning.com

Supplemental Education - Ages 5-up. Mon-Sat., morning and afternoon, year-round. $100 month and up.

Tucson Botanical Gardens

2150 N. Alvernon Way, 326-9686, Ext. 10

tucsonbotanical.org

• Cost $220; $195 members.

Desert Wild - Grades 1 and 2. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-7. Learn about desert plant adaptations and ecology.

Eco Wild - Grades 5-6. Mon-Fri, all day, July 15-19. Learn about plant and animal connections, conservation and careers in the natural sciences.

Garden Wild - Grades 3-4. Mon-Fri, all day, June 24-28. Learn water-wise garden care and ethnobotany, ways desert people interact with plants.

Tutoring Club of the Foothills

4772 E. Sunrise Drive

tutoringclub.com/tucsonaz

Amazing Math - Ages 7-13. Mon-Thu, flexible, year-round, $35-45 per hour. Individualized approach to math in a camp-like atmosphere.

Get ready for First Grade - Ages 5-7. Mon-Thu, flexible hours, May 25-Aug. 9. $675. Prepare with an individual approach for math and reading at school.

Get Ready for Kindergarten - Ages 4-6. Mon-Thu, flexible, May 25-Aug 9. $675. Works on individual academic needs.

High School Subject Previews - Grades 9-12. Mon-Thu, flexible, May 25-Aug 9. $35-45 hour. All levels of math and science, including AP.

Rx Reading - Ages 5-17. Mon-Thu., flexible, year-round. $35-45 hour. Individualized reading focused on phonics, comprehension, and vocabulary skills.

School Tools - Grades 7-12. Mon-Thu, flexible, year-round. $35-45 hour. Topics include time management, organization, test prep, study skills, note taking, and goal setting.

The Write Way - Ages 8-14. Mon-Fri, flexible, year-round. $35-45 hour. Focusing on the writing process from brainstorming to final draft and teaching skills like grammar and punctuation.

University of Arizona School of Journalism

845 N. Park Ave. Room 334, 621-9616

journalism.arizona.edu/node/637

Journalism Diversity Workshop for Arizona High School Students - Fall juniors and seniors. Mon-Sun, all day, June 7-16. Some meals and dorm accommodations included. Learn news writing, reporting, editing, digital design and photojournalism techniques.

UA Summer Institute for Writing

1201 E. Helen St., 621-5849

wsip.web.arizona.edu

UA Summer Institute for Writing - Ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, all day, July 1-19. Free. Read, write and share in small and large groups. Students may receive a half high school credit for attending.

University of Arizona Youth University

888 N. Euclid Ave., 621-7724

ayu.arizona.edu

Advanced Web & Graphic Design Camp - Grades 7-11, ages 12-17. Mon-Fri, afternoons, July 8-19. $375. Build on digital arts portfolio.

Adventures in Java Programming - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-14. $435. Discover what is possible using Java technologies.

App Adventures The Next Level - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, morning, June 24-28. $199 week. Create a mobile game app and explore programming concepts.

App Adventures The Next Level - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 24-28. $199 week.

App Attack! Make Your First Game App - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-7. $199 week. Explore phone-based and tablet applications and create a mobile application or mobile game.

App Attack! Make Your First Game App - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-7. $199 week.

App Attack! Make Your First Game App - Ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, morning, June 8-12. $199 week.

App Attack! Make Your First Game App - Ages 10-13. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 8-12. $199 week.

Bone Camp: Forensic Analysis of the Human Skeleton - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 10-14. $395 week. Learn the fundamentals of forensic anthropology through hands-on activities.

Camp Legend: Witches, Werewolves, Magic & Vampires - Grades 7-10, ages 12-16. Mon-Fri, all day, July 15-19. $375 week. Introduction to the mythology, food and art, culture and history of Russia and Eastern Europe.

2013 Chinese Star Summer Camp - Ages 6-17. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-7 and June 10-14. $380 one week; $599 two weeks. Experience Chinese language and culture with experienced instructors.

Classics Camp: The Ancient World of Gladiators, Gods, Greeks, and Romans - Grades 7-10, ages 12-16. Mon-Fri, all day, June 17-21. $375 week. Introduction to mythology, food, art, history and languages of antiquity.

Computer Camp: Web Design - Grades 4-6, ages 9-12. Mon-Fri, morning, June 8-19. $335 two weeks. Learn the fundamentals of web design through Adobe Web Premium CS6. Plan, build and organize websites.

Computer Camp: Web Design - Grades 7-11, ages 12-17. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-14. $335.

Digital Photography Workshop - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10-14. $375. Learn shooting techniques and Photoshop tips.

Engineering Robotics Camp - Grades 7-8, ages 12-14. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-7. $365. Hands-on experience in robotics design.

The Experimental Darkroom: An Introduction to Pinhole Photography - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-7. $375. Build a pinhole camera and make photographic prints.

Game Design Workshop: Level 1 - Grades 7-9, ages 12-15. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-7. $350. Learn different forms and qualities of games and create media for an original game.

Game Design Workshop: Level 1 - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, all day, June 10-14. $350.

Karting Camp I - Grades 7-12, ages 12-17. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-7. $650 with transportation; $550 without transportation. EExplore the dynamics of racing vehicles through hands-on activities.

Law Camp - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-7. $395. Students discuss and debate legal issues in a court room environment.

Lego Films and Stop Action - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 10-14. $199. Bring favorite action figures or Legos to create short films.

Lego Films and Stop Action - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, morning, June 10-14. $199.

Lego Video Games - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, morning, July 15-19. $199. Create a Lego universe, characters and adventures in an interactive 2-D Video Game.

Lego Video Games - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, afternoon, July 15-19. $199.

Lego YOUniverse! Make Your Own Adventure! - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-7. $199. Create digital illustrated storyr.

Lego YOUniverse! Make Your Own Adventures! - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-7. $199.

Make Your First 3-D Video Game - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, morning, June 17-21. $199. Learn the physics behind 3D Game Design, event scripting, level design, controlling flow of game play and storytelling.

Make Your First 3-D Video Game - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 17-21. $199.

Make Your First Video Game! - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, morning, June 10-14. $199. Make and learn about designing a 2-D video game.

Painting Studio - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-7. $435. Hands-on course with painter Karen DeClouet.

Planet Hip-Hop - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17-21. $385. Use rap music, hip-hop dance and street art to understand diverse cultures and the business of hip-hop.

Pre-Med Camp - Grades 10-12, ages 15-17. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-7. $395. Explore human anatomy, from organs to cells.

Pre-Med Camp - Grades 10-12, ages 15-17. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 17-21. $395.

Project Happiness Workshop - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Mon-Fri, all day, July 15-19. $295. The science of happiness and how to help themselves and others.

Summer Brass Institute - Grades 9-12, ages 14-17. Tue-Sat., all day, May 28-June 1. $450. Intensive performance program to strengthen playing, musicianship and auditioning skills.

Video Game Animation - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, morning, July 22-26. $199. Create and animate characters, objects and backgrounds.

Video Game Animation - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, afternoon, July 22-26. $199.

Wildcat Junior Drama Camp - Grades 4-6, ages 9-12. Mon-Fri, all day, June 3-14. $450. Theater exercises and develop scenes and characters.

University of Arizona Youth University

UA Science and Technology Park, 9070 S. Rita Road, 621-7724

ayu.arizona.edu

App Attack! Make Your First Game App - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 10-14. $199. Explore phone-based and tablet applications and create a mobile application or mobile game.

App Attack! Make Your First Game App - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, morning, June 10-14. $199.

Make Your First 3-D Video Game - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, morning, June 17-21. $199. Learn the physics behind 3D Game Design, event scripting, level design, controlling flow of game play and storytelling.

Make Your First 3-D Video Game - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 17-21. $199.

Make Your First Video Game! - Ages 8-11. Mon-Fri, morning, June 3-7. $199. Make and learn about designing a 2-D video game.

Make Your First Video Game! - Ages 11-14. Mon-Fri, afternoon, June 3-7. $199.

YMCA of Southern Arizona

7770 N. Shannon Road, 229-9001

tucsonymca.org

Leaders in Training - Ages 13-16. Mon-Fri, all day, nine one-week sessions, May 28-July 26. $110 week, $20 one-time program fee. $75 for facility members. Volunteer opportunities, job skills workshops and team building.

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