Youth Activities 4) MAGNETIC ATTRACTION Experience the poles and power of magnets in this hands-on workshop, which even provides children with the opportunity to make their own magnet to take home! FOR .......................................................................Ages 3-6 WHEN .........................................................July 27 (Friday) TIME ............................................................. 9:00-10:00 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 7) ENERGY & MOTION Children explore the concept of energy and how energy gets things moving in this workshop that uses toys to help explain simple energy ideas. They will take home toys, called spring things, that will help them remember how energy and motion are related. FOR .......................................................................Ages 3-6 WHEN ................................................ August 20 (Monday) TIME ............................................................. 9:00-10:00 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 5) WEATHER WONDERS Through this interactive class, preschoolers will help create a cloud in a bottle and will make it rain inside. They will also learn all about the water cycle and will create their very own snow to take home. Kids love learning about the wonderful world of weather! FOR .......................................................................Ages 3-6 WHEN ............................................ August 8 (Wednesday) TIME ............................................................. 9:00-10:00 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 8) SPACE FRONTIERS We’ll go on a trip through the solar system; but first, the kiddos will take the Mad Science Astronaut in-training program where they will learn all about the elements of space. Students will even get to take their very own mini rocket home! This program is far-out! FOR .......................................................................Ages 3-6 WHEN .......................................... August 22 (Wednesday) TIME ............................................................. 9:00-10:00 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child! 6) LET’S MEASURE Preschoolers will learn the basics of measurement in this workshop, measuring all kinds of objects using balance beam scales, bathroom scales, and even their own feet! Kids will be introduced to the concept of estimation and take home a measuring foot. FOR .......................................................................Ages 3-6 WHEN ................................................... August 10 (Friday) TIME ............................................................. 9:00-10:00 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 { 1-8 For our curious kids, register for the SUPER SCIENCE 8-PACK for $88 and save $32! } thecapitaldistrict.madscience.org SESSION 1: July 9-13 — Cooking on the Continents Kids LOVE cooking and learning about new places on the planet! They get to do both at this super fun camp! Each day, we will learn about the Continents and will prepare and eat a delicious dish from a new culture, while practicing new kitchen skills! SESSION 2: July 16-20 — Art of the Americas Art is for everyone and kids can explore both nature and creativity in this hands-on art camp. Each day, we will create a new craft or piece of art work inspired by North and South American cultures. TIME .......................................................9:00 am-12:00 pm WHERE ............................Queensbury Elementary School, Spath Art Room FEE ............ Session 1: Resident $115; Non-Resident $125 Session 2: Resident $110; Non-Resident $120 CLASS SIZE ................................ Minimum 6; Maximum 20 NOTE: Please use the QES back parking lot entrance – 2nd Grade Wing. MONTESSORI SUMMER CAMPS Montessori Camps are back by popular demand! The Montessori Method of teaching young children is world-renowned for creating a positive, hands-on atmosphere of enjoyable learning that is rich with information. Children receive lessons and can explore materials on Language, Mathematics, Geography, Grace and Courtesy, and Practical Living skills. Adirondack Montessori Summer Camps allow children to experience this style of learning in a fun, relaxed setting. Camps run in one-week sessions; each has a different theme, in addition to the usual Montessori curriculum areas. For more information, please visit www.adkmontessori.com or www.facebook.com/AdirondackMontessori The camps are under the direction of Krista Bell-Chiovoloni, Certified Montessori Teacher, M.Ed. Note to Parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child! A snack and drink is provided at each camp. All children must be toilet-trained. This is a DROP-OFF camp. FOR .......................................................................Ages 3-6 WHEN ..................................................... Mondays-Fridays 12 SUMMER 2018 PROGRAM GUIDE