@Notre Dame High School

1400 Maple Avenue, Elmira

Looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer? Check out the wide variety of summer academies being offered at ND! All registrations are being taken online at www.notredamehighschool.com. Checks should be made payable to Notre Dame High School and note Summer Camp on the memo line. Mail your payment to: Attn: Michelle Barkley, Notre Dame High School, 1400 Maple Avenue, Elmira, New York 14904. All camps are filled on a first come, first served basis. Registration for the camp is not complete until we have received payment. If you prefer to drop your payment off at Notre Dame High School, you may drop off your payment to the Main Office between 8:00 AM and 3:15 PM Monday through Friday. Please note, students registering for a morning and afternoon session may pack a lunch and eat in the cafeteria or outdoors, weather permitting. Further details will be sent via letter to registrants.

Taste the Rainbow (Grades 4-9)

You’ve heard that you need to eat the rainbow each day, but, what does that mean? Learn the importance of proper nutrition by creating tasty recipes that meet current USDA nutrition guidelines. Think eating healthy is expensive? Discover how to stretch your dollar without sacrificing taste or nutrition.
Cost: $125

Just Desserts (Grades 4-9)

Come for a fun filled week of making tasty treats. Learn the basics behind baking by creating new desserts each day. Participants will explore making everything from brownies and cupcakes to crème brulé. Learn proper measuring techniques as well as the importance of following dessert recipes as closely as possible.
Cost: $125

Game Theory (Grades 4-9)

Did you know that there are rules when you create a game? How can you tell if it's fair or not? Come discover the fun of board games while learning what it takes to create the perfect game. Participants will design their own games after exploring a variety of classic as well as modern board games
Cost: $100

Poetry and Photography (Grades 5-9)

Students will take pictures or find pictures based on poetry to help inspire their poetic writing. Participants will learn about how emotions and experience are conveyed in both poetry and photography and learn how to match the emotion and experience of poetry to pictures and vice versa. Students will share their curated poems and pictures with each other and also do a small photo/poetry autobiography.
Cost: $100

Curious Writers (Grades 5-9)

Students will learn to "turn off the editor" and write creatively, using various creative writing books and tools. We will use an assortment of media and spaces to draw inspiration from. The emphasis will be on “first thoughts� and free-writes that help students get in touch with topics they can explore more and also ultimately use to write academic papers.
Cost: $100

Prosthetics Production (Grades 5-9)

Student teams will investigate biomedical engineering and the technology of prosthetics. Students will create lower leg prosthetic prototypes using various ordinary materials. Each team will debut its prototype at a final event and students will evaluate the device's strengths and weaknesses, giving insight into the characteristics and materials biomedical engineers consider in designing artificial limbs.
Cost: $100

Children's Literature Live! (Grades 5-9)

Calling all young actors/actresses! Students will work collaboratively to select one fairy tale to add their own twist to and to write their own script. Over the course of the week, children will read and write their scripts, create simple costumes, props and scenery. Students will bring the plays to life on stage at the end of the week. Cost: $100

Comic Creations Camp (Grades 5-9)

Does your reader love graphic novels? They are not alone. Join with others to learn about the origin and history of graphic novels from other cultures. Students will curate their own graphic novel using either their own drawings and illustrations or by using computers or other tools to help them illustrate their stories. Students will each leave with their own graphic novel at the end of the week.
Cost: $100

Scrapbooking Secrets (Grades 5-9)

Students will learn the secrets to scrapbooking and will be making their own scrapbook full of their own creations, memories, photographs, writings, magazine clippings and other creative materials. The class will experiment with color, texture, combinations and symmetry. Students will also make a class scrapbook full of memories of our time together learning the secrets of scrapbooking.
Cost: $100

For more information visit Notre Dame's website http://www.notredamehighschool.com.