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Check out our new Elementary Program! This is the fourth year that the Summer Academy is extending our program with a few early elementary courses.  ALL classes will meet at MLHS.
 
 
Math FUN-damentals / Grade 5 Math PREVIEW 
Time: 8:05 am – 10:10 pm 
July 17 - July 28         Tuition: $225 (Note, 2-week class)
This two-week, comprehensive class is designed to give all students the building blocks of math that will serve as a firm foundation for 5th grade through middle school math courses. The presentation of the curriculum will integrate students’ previous knowledge with new concepts in the areas of number sense, place value, fractions, and problem solving. Students will leave class more confident in their mathematical ability and able to reason their way to valid conclusions. This class will meet at MLHS.
 
Briarcliff Boot Camp / Rising 6th Graders NEW!
Time: 10:25 am – 12:30 pm 
July 17 - July 28         Tuition: $225 (Note, 2-week class)
This is two-week class allows students to check out and explore Briarcliff Middle School. Students will practice locker combinations, participate in team-building activities including a scavenger hunt, discuss required summer reading, practice Math skills, and learn how to get organized for middle school with materials and Canvas. This class will meet at the high school and involve trips over to Briarcliff. 
 
LEGO Enrichment / Grades 2 - 5 
Time: 8:05 am – 10:10 pm    
July 17 - August 4        Tuition: $325
This LEGO enrichment class offers children the opportunity to explore their creativity and learn about architecture, engineering and design using Lego bricks. Each child is given a building challenge that requires them to problem solve: they plan, build, test, and evaluate using set criteria. Each week will be a different theme. The building sessions, activities, and challenges will include math with Legos, building and designing increasingly advanced mechanisms, and creating stories based on original designs. Children will improve their critical thinking skills, fine motor abilities, and develop team work and communication skills which they can apply in daily life. This class will meet at the MLHS Media Center.
 
LEGO Movie Madness / Grades 2 - 5 
Time: 10:25 am – 12:30 pm    
July 17 - August 4      Tuition: $325
Learn to make a fabulous and fun Lego-based movie brick by brick.  Students will use stop-motion animation techniques to create short movies and Legos bring to life.  Imagination will flow as students design miniature sets and plan the action for their original movies.  Lego people will star in student-created movies of various genres.  Stories will be captured using digital cameras and composed using the iMovie program.  Music, text, dialogue, and special effects will all be utilized to tell fantastic stories. This class will meet at the MLHS Media Center.
 
Writer's Camp / Grades 4 -5 NEW!
Time: 10:25 am – 12:30 pm
July 10 - July 14   Tuition: $125 (Only ONE Week)
This camp is for enthusiastic writers who are looking for opportunities to explore their literary interests and share their love of literacy with peers. Students will practice new writing techniques, collaborate with peers, receive feedback from the instructor, be inspired by writing prompts, and be given time to write!
 
Destination Imagination-Styled Fun / Grades 4 - 8 NEW!
Time: 8:05 am – 10:10 pm    
July 10 - July 14   Tuition: $125 (Only ONE Week)
We love Destination Imagination here at Mountain Lakes. Join one of our faculty advisors to practice instant challenges and collaborate on a final project to be unveiled on the last day!
 
 
Jr. Jazz Workshop / Grades 4 - 8 
July 17 - July 21    Tuition: $150 (Only ONE Week)    Time: 12:30 pm – 2:35 pm (Note Times)     
During this one-week workshop, students will join our elementary school music teachers for musical fun and learning. The program will culminate in an afternoon performance for parents. This class will meet at MLHS.
 
  
Frank Sanchez * fsanchez@mtlakes.org * 973-222-9204
 
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