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 Registration opens at 9 a.m. on Feb. 28. 

SELF Program Introduction

The Shaker Heights City School District is again pleased to offer Summer Exploration, Learning and Fun (SELF), which provides a wide array of summer program options for all students in our district.  SELF addresses barriers that currently exist and focus on equity, excellence and exploration by providing differentiated services and enrichment opportunities for all Shaker students at the elementary, middle and high school levels.  

Programs will have a focus on the arts, STEM, global languages, skill, career and personal development.  All of our programs offer a robust curriculum that includes a focus on the Literacy and Math standards.

Learn more about:

Registration Information | Program Schedule | Program Cost, Discounts and Scholarships | Location | Meals | Transportation | Shaker Recreation Program | Cancellations & Refunds 

Registration Information

  • Begins online February 28 at 9:00 a.m.
    • For June programs, registration closes at 11:00 p.m. on  5/31/18. 
    • For July programs, registration closes at 11:00 p.m. on 6/18/18. 
  • Due to limited class size, registration will be first come, first serve.  
  • Waiting lists will be created for programs that have full enrollment, with the possibility of additional camps being added to accommodate the demand.  
  • SELF programs are available to all students living in Shaker. 

Program Schedule

  • June 11 through July 26
  • All programs run Monday through Thursday  
  • There are no programs the week of July

Program Cost, Discounts and Scholarships

  • $85 per week (two week programs are $170; three week programs are $255), unless otherwise indicated.
  • Full scholarships for students who have been approved for and receive free meals during the school year.
  • NEW THIS YEAR: Partial scholarships for students who have been approved for and receive reduced meals during the school year. Discount of 87% will be given ($11 per week; two week programs are $22; three week programs are $33). There is a box that you can check within the registration process to apply for the scholarship or discount.

Location

  • All sessions take place in Shaker school buildings;  Location is indicated in the session listings.

Meals

  • Lunch is provided at no cost for all campers. Your child may also choose to bring his/her lunch.  
  • Note that due to the volume of meals being served, accommodations for food allergies or restrictions cannot be made.
  • Your child may also choose to bring his/her lunch.
  • NEW THIS YEAR: A morning snack and bottled water will be provided each day, in addition to lunch.

Transportation

  • Transportation will be provided for students entering grades 1 – 8, except when the program attended is located in a building your student walks to during the school year.
  • Transportation will be provided to and from Shaker Rec’s before and half day traditional camp. This needs to be requested during the registration process.  

Shaker Recreation Programs

  • A student participating in SELF, can also register for before care and afternoon programs through Shaker Rec.
  • Shaker Rec’s Half Day Traditional Camp also includes full day Friday.
  • For more information on Shaker Rec’s programs, click HERE.  

Cancellation/Refund policy

  • Cancellations will be refunded in full minus applicable processing fees.
    • For June programs, a refund will be given until 5/31/18. For July programs, a refund will be given until 6/21/18.
    • Cancellations after 5/31/18 for June programs and 6/21/18 for July programs will not receive a refund. 
  • All payments must have cleared prior to any refunds being issued.
  • If a registrant fails to attend a session for which he/she is registered, any tuition paid will not be refunded. This amount may be transferred to another session that the registrant is eligible to attend.
  • Tuition assistance, such as a scholarship, is not refundable to the registrant.
  • If the Shaker Heights City School District cancels a session due to low enrollment or other factors, a full refund will be issued. The payment may be applied to another session that the registrant is eligible to attend, provided that the session is not yet at capacity.

Summer 2018 Sessions

Program offerings for the Summer of 2018 will include:
 
 
English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This program is designed for ELL (English Language Learner) students who need support in English language development. Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program, while improving their English language skills across all domains: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Emphasis will be on sentence formation, vocabulary in context, and the mechanics of the English language, with a multicultural focus. Group size limited to 20.

Progress with Chess
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Instruction will be provided by the staff of Progress with Chess, a local non-profit organization offering chess instruction in all Shaker Schools and at over 50 Cleveland area schools and recreation centers. Campers of all levels will thrive in our supportive setting, with small groups and lots of individual attention. Beginning players will master the rules, piece movements, and basic checkmates, while more advanced players explore openings, endgames, tactics, and checkmate patterns. Activities will include a healthy mixture of interactive lessons and open play. A short recess for physical exercise is scheduled daily. Group size limited to 60.

Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program that will strengthen self-esteem and improve language skills for a lifetime. This camp is a cross-curricular program aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will improve their critical reading and writing skills while building confidence and pride in their finished product. The program will conclude with the published books being added to the student's school library and an author signing at the end of the program. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This three-week program will provide hands-on enrichment activities that are cross-curricular and aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards.  Students will experience language arts and math through Readers Theater, Writers Workshop, Daily 5 and hands-on problem solving math activities. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Mandarin language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Chinese culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Chinese program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 15.

World Language Exploratory Camp: German
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the German language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of German culture including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop and awareness and appreciation of German culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the German language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB German program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.  

World Language Exploratory Camp: Latin
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will explore the culture of the Romans using a variety of methods including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop an awareness and appreciation of Roman culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the Latin language which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Latin program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24. 

World Language Exploratory Camp: Elementary French
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the French language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of French culture including music, art, games, and other French-speaking countries. This program provides an initial exposure to the French language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB French program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish 
July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Spanish language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Spanish culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Spanish language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Spanish program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.   
 
 
English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This program is designed for ELL (English Language Learner) students who need support in English language development. Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program, while improving their English language skills across all domains: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Emphasis will be on sentence formation, vocabulary in context, and the mechanics of the English language, with a multicultural focus. Group size limited to 20. 

Progress with Chess
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Instruction will be provided by the staff of Progress with Chess, a local non-profit organization offering chess instruction in all Shaker Schools and at over 50 Cleveland area schools and recreation centers. Campers of all levels will thrive in our supportive setting, with small groups and lots of individual attention. Beginning players will master the rules, piece movements, and basic checkmates, while more advanced players explore openings, endgames, tactics, and checkmate patterns. Activities will include a healthy mixture of interactive lessons and open play. A short recess for physical exercise is scheduled daily. Group size limited to 60.

Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program that will strengthen self-esteem and improve language skills for a lifetime. This camp is a cross-curricular program aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will improve their critical reading and writing skills while building confidence and pride in their finished product. The program will conclude with the published books being added to the student's school library and an author signing at the end of the program. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This three-week program will provide hands-on enrichment activities that are cross-curricular and aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will experience language arts and math through Readers Theater, Writers Workshop, Daily 5 and hands-on problem solving math activities. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Mandarin language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Chinese culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Chinese program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 15.

World Language Exploratory Camp: German
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the German language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of German culture including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop and awareness and appreciation of German culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the German language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB German program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.  

World Language Exploratory Camp: Latin
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will explore the culture of the Romans using a variety of methods including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop an awareness and appreciation of Roman culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the Latin language which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Latin program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24. 

World Language Exploratory Camp: Elementary French
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the French language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of French culture including music, art, games, and other French-speaking countries. This program provides an initial exposure to the French language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB French program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish 
July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Spanish language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Spanish culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Spanish language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Spanish program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24. 
 
 
 
AVI Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This culinary camp will focus on cooking basics and healthy eating with an international flair. Students will learn recipes from several foreign cultures and food prep skills (including knife skills!) that they can apply at home. The menu for this program cannot be changed to accommodate food allergies or restrictions, please let us know if your child has any food sensitivities that we should be aware of. Note: Due to high demand for this program, we are offering a second, identical session. Group size limited to 12 per session. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered. 

Camp Invention
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
This camp focuses on science, engineering and Intellectual Property Literacy. It is a problem-based curriculum using all hands-on activities, and no computers. Group size limited to 15 per grade. 

English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This program is designed for ELL (English Language Learner) students who need support in English language development. Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program, while improving their English language skills across all domains: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking.  Emphasis will be on sentence formation, vocabulary in context, and the mechanics of the English language, with a multicultural focus. Group size limited to 20. 

Lake Erie Ink
June 18 - June 28 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Share Your Stories with Lake Erie Ink. The focus of this program is story building, and participants will explore different storytelling methods. Campers will read, write and share their stories while exploring graphic storytelling, the intersection of art and writing, and more! Group size limited to 15.

The Nemo Project
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
The Nemo Project is a dance workshop that will allow campers to creatively move their body through space, while increasing range of motion, mobility, and strength. Led by Julliard graduate Nehemiah "Nemo" Spencer, who inspires students to see dance as a fun activity, and encourages them to use dance as a way to improve coordination, sense of rhythm, self expression, and physical fitness. Group size limited to 24.

Progress with Chess
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Instruction will be provided by the staff of Progress with Chess, a local non-profit organization offering chess instruction in all Shaker Schools and at more than 50 Cleveland area schools and recreation centers. Campers of all levels will thrive in our supportive setting, with small groups and lots of individual attention. Beginning players will master the rules, piece movements, and basic checkmates, while more advanced players explore openings, endgames, tactics, and checkmate patterns. Activities will include a healthy mixture of interactive lessons and open play. A short recess for physical exercise is scheduled daily. Group size limited to 60.

Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program that will strengthen self-esteem and improve language skills for a lifetime. This camp is a cross-curricular program aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will improve their critical reading and writing skills while building confidence and pride in their finished product. The program will conclude with the published books being added to the student's school library and an author signing at the end of the program. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This three-week program will provide hands-on enrichment activities that are cross-curricular and aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will experience language arts and math through Readers Theater, Writers Workshop, Daily 5 and hands-on problem solving math activities. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Techie Camp
June 18 - June 28 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Programming camp will allow participants to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourage the campers to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Through fun and engaging experiences with Scratch, a programming environment specifically developed for young students by MIT, campers will learn how to create their own games, interactive stories and arts. Group size limited to 20.

World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Mandarin language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Chinese culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Chinese program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 15.

World Language Exploratory Camp: German
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the German language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of German culture including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop and awareness and appreciation of German culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the German language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB German program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.  

World Language Exploratory Camp: Latin
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will explore the culture of the Romans using a variety of methods including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop an awareness and appreciation of Roman culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the Latin language which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Latin program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24. 

World Language Exploratory Camp: Elementary French
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the French language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of French culture including music, art, games, and other French-speaking countries. This program provides an initial exposure to the French language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB French program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish 
July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Spanish language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Spanish culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Spanish language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Spanish program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.   
 
 
AVI Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This culinary camp will focus on cooking basics and healthy eating with an international flair. Students will learn recipes from several foreign cultures and food prep skills (including knife skills!) that they can apply at home. The menu for this program cannot be changed to accommodate food allergies or restrictions, please let us know if your child has any food sensitivities that we should be aware of. Note: Due to high demand for this program, we are offering a second, identical session. Group size limited to 12 per session. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered.  

Camp Invention
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
This camp focuses on science, engineering and Intellectual Property Literacy. It is a problem-based curriculum using all hands-on activities, and no computers. Group size limited to 15 per grade.

English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This program is designed for ELL (English Language Learner) students who need support in English language development. Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program, while improving their English language skills across all domains: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Emphasis will be on sentence formation, vocabulary in context, and the mechanics of the English language, with a multicultural focus. Group size limited to 20.

Lake Erie Ink
June 18 - June 28 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Share Your Stories with Lake Erie Ink. The focus of this program is story building, and participants will explore different storytelling methods. Campers will read, write and share their stories while exploring graphic storytelling, the intersection of art and writing, and more! Group size limited to 15.

The Nemo Project
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
The Nemo Project is a dance workshop that will allow campers to creatively move their body through space, while increasing range of motion, mobility, and strength. Led by Julliard graduate Nehemiah "Nemo" Spencer, who inspires students to see dance as a fun activity, and encourages them to use dance as a way to improve coordination, sense of rhythm, self expression, and physical fitness. Group size limited to 24.

Progress with Chess
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Instruction will be provided by the staff of Progress with Chess, a local non-profit organization offering chess instruction in all Shaker Schools and at more than 50 Cleveland area schools and recreation centers. Campers of all levels will thrive in our supportive setting, with small groups and lots of individual attention. Beginning players will master the rules, piece movements, and basic checkmates, while more advanced players explore openings, endgames, tactics, and checkmate patterns. Activities will include a healthy mixture of interactive lessons and open play. A short recess for physical exercise is scheduled daily. Group size limited to 60.

Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program that will strengthen self-esteem and improve language skills for a lifetime. This camp is a cross-curricular program aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will improve their critical reading and writing skills while building confidence and pride in their finished product. The program will conclude with the published books being added to the student's school library and an author signing at the end of the program. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This three-week program will provide hands-on enrichment activities that are cross-curricular and aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will experience language arts and math through Readers Theater, Writers Workshop, Daily 5 and hands-on problem solving math activities. Group size limited to 24 per grade.

Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Shaker Heights High School
SELF orchestra camp is a great way for students to collaborate, meet, and perform with other like minded peers. This camp will provide supplementary instruction and enrichment to Shaker orchestra students who play a string instrument. Students will participate in large group rehearsals, small group instruction, chamber groups, music theory and a culminating concert at the end of the week. Students must have at least one year of experience, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.

Techie Camp
June 18 - June 28 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Programming camp will allow participants to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourage the campers to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Through fun and engaging experiences with Scratch, a programming environment specifically developed for young students by MIT, campers will learn how to create their own games, interactive stories and arts. Group size limited to 20.

World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Mandarin language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Chinese culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Chinese program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 15.

World Language Exploratory Camp: German
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the German language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of German culture including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop and awareness and appreciation of German culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the German language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB German program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.  

World Language Exploratory Camp: Latin
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will explore the culture of the Romans using a variety of methods including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop an awareness and appreciation of Roman culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the Latin language which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Latin program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.

World Language Exploratory Camp: Elementary French
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the French language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of French culture including music, art, games, and other French-speaking countries. This program provides an initial exposure to the French language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB French program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish 
July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Spanish language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Spanish culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Spanish language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Spanish program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.   

You Are a Poet and You Didn’t Even Know It
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), , 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Interested in delving into your creative side? Join our poetry-writing workshop! Campers will be introduced to different types of poetry through books and media. Each day campers will learn and write a new type of poem (alliteration, limerick, haiku, bio, color, concrete and more). By the end of the workshop campers will have written and published their own book of poetry. Group size limited to 24.
 
 
 
AVI Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This culinary camp will focus on cooking basics and healthy eating with an international flair. Students will learn recipes from several foreign cultures and food prep skills (including knife skills!) that they can apply at home. The menu for this program cannot be changed to accommodate food allergies or restrictions, please let us know if your child has any food sensitivities that we should be aware of. Note: Due to high demand for this program, we are offering a second, identical session. Group size limited to 12 per session. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered.  

Camp Invention
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
This camp focuses on science, engineering and Intellectual Property Literacy. It is a problem-based curriculum using all hands-on activities, and no computers. Group size limited to 15 per grade. 

English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This program is designed for ELL (English Language Learner) students who need support in English language development. Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program, while improving their English language skills across all domains: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Emphasis will be on sentence formation, vocabulary in context, and the mechanics of the English language, with a multicultural focus. Group size limited to 20. 

Lake Erie Ink
June 18 - June 28 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Share Your Stories with Lake Erie Ink. The focus of this program is story building, and participants will explore different storytelling methods. Campers will read, write and share their stories while exploring graphic storytelling, the intersection of art and writing, and more! Group size limited to 15.

The Nemo Project
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
The Nemo Project is a dance workshop that will allow campers to creatively move their body through space, while increasing range of motion, mobility, and strength. Led by Julliard graduate Nehemiah "Nemo" Spencer, who inspires students to see dance as a fun activity, and encourages them to use dance as a way to improve coordination, sense of rhythm, self expression, and physical fitness. Group size limited to 24.

Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program that will strengthen self-esteem and improve language skills for a lifetime. This camp is a cross-curricular program aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will improve their critical reading and writing skills while building confidence and pride in their finished product. The program will conclude with the published books being added to the student's school library and an author signing at the end of the program. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Progress with Chess
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Instruction will be provided by the staff of Progress with Chess, a local non-profit organization offering chess instruction in all Shaker Schools and at more than 50 Cleveland area schools and recreation centers. Campers of all levels will thrive in our supportive setting, with small groups and lots of individual attention. Beginning players will master the rules, piece movements, and basic checkmates, while more advanced players explore openings, endgames, tactics, and checkmate patterns. Activities will include a healthy mixture of interactive lessons and open play. A short recess for physical exercise is scheduled daily. Group size limited to 60.

Ready-Set-Go
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This three-week program will provide hands-on enrichment activities that are cross-curricular and aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will experience language arts and math through Readers Theater, Writers Workshop, Daily 5 and hands-on problem solving math activities. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Shaker Heights High School
SELF orchestra camp is a great way for students to collaborate, meet, and perform with other like minded peers. This camp will provide supplementary instruction and enrichment to Shaker orchestra students who play a string instrument. Students will participate in large group rehearsals, small group instruction, chamber groups, music theory and a culminating concert at the end of the week. Students must have at least one year of experience, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.

Shark Tank – The Economic Side of Product Development
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Participants in this program will have the opportunity to develop an idea from start to finish, to gain a better understanding of economic terms, and to try to convince the panel of "Sharks" to invest in their finished product. Focus will be on creating a business plan, market analysis, and presentation and marketing skills.  Group size limited to 22.

Techie Camp
June 18 - June 28 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Programming camp will allow participants to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourage the campers to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Through fun and engaging experiences with Scratch, a programming environment specifically developed for young students by MIT, campers will learn how to create their own games, interactive stories and arts. Group size limited to 20.

World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Mandarin language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Chinese culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Chinese program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 15.

World Language Exploratory Camp: German
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the German language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of German culture including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop and awareness and appreciation of German culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the German language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB German program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.  

World Language Exploratory Camp: Latin
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will explore the culture of the Romans using a variety of methods including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop an awareness and appreciation of Roman culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the Latin language which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Latin program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24. 

World Language Exploratory Camp: Elementary French
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the French language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of French culture including music, art, games, and other French-speaking countries. This program provides an initial exposure to the French language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB French program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish 
July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Spanish language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Spanish culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Spanish language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Spanish program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.  

You Are a Poet and You Didn’t Even Know It 
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Interested in delving into your creative side?  Join our poetry-writing workshop!  Campers will be introduced to different types of poetry through books and media. Each day campers will learn and write a new type of poem (alliteration, limerick, haiku, bio, color, concrete and more). By the end of the workshop campers will have written and published their own book of poetry. Group size limited to 24.
 
 
AVI Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 25 - June 28 (1 week), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 23 - July 26 (1 week), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This culinary camp will focus on cooking basics and healthy eating with an international flair. Students will learn recipes from several foreign cultures and food prep skills (including knife skills!) that they can apply at home. The menu for this program cannot be changed to accommodate food allergies or restrictions, please let us know if your child has any food sensitivities that we should be aware of. Note: Due to high demand for this program, we are offering a second, identical session. Group size limited to 12 per session. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered.  

Camp Invention
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
This camp focuses on science, engineering and Intellectual Property Literacy. It is a problem-based curriculum using all hands-on activities, and no computers. Group size limited to 15 per grade. 

English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This program is designed for ELL (English Language Learner) students who need support in English language development. Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program, while improving their English language skills across all domains: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Emphasis will be on sentence formation, vocabulary in context, and the mechanics of the English language, with a multicultural focus. Group size limited to 20. 

The Nemo Project
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
The Nemo Project is a dance workshop that will allow campers to creatively move their body through space, while increasing range of motion, mobility, and strength. Led by Julliard graduate Nehemiah "Nemo" Spencer, who inspires students to see dance as a fun activity, and encourages them to use dance as a way to improve coordination, sense of rhythm, self expression, and physical fitness. Group size limited to 24.

Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program that will strengthen self-esteem and improve language skills for a lifetime. This camp is a cross-curricular program aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will improve their critical reading and writing skills while building confidence and pride in their finished product. The program will conclude with the published books being added to the student's school library and an author signing at the end of the program. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
This three-week program will provide hands-on enrichment activities that are cross-curricular and aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will experience language arts and math through Readers Theater, Writers Workshop, Daily 5 and hands-on problem solving math activities. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Shaker Heights High School
SELF orchestra camp is a great way for students to collaborate, meet, and perform with other like minded peers. This camp will provide supplementary instruction and enrichment to Shaker orchestra students who play a string instrument. Students will participate in large group rehearsals, small group instruction, chamber groups, music theory and a culminating concert at the end of the week. Students must have at least one year of experience, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.

Shaker Show Choir Camp
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
Students will have the opportunity to participate in a singing/dancing choir, and will get an idea of the show choir experience that will hopefully inspire them to continue with show choir at the high school. Group size limited to 20.

Shark Tank – The Economic Side of Product Development
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Participants in this program will have the opportunity to develop an idea from start to finish, to gain a better understanding of economic terms, and to try to convince the panel of "Sharks" to invest in their finished product. Focus will be on creating a business plan, market analysis, and presentation and marketing skills.  Group size limited to 22.

Techie Camp
July 16 - July 26 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
Programming camp will allow participants to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourage the campers to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Through fun and engaging experiences with Scratch, a programming environment specifically developed for young students by MIT, campers will learn how to create their own games, interactive stories and arts. Group size limited to 20. 

World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Mandarin language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Chinese culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Chinese program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 15.

World Language Exploratory Camp: German
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the German language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of German culture including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop and awareness and appreciation of German culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the German language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB German program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.  

World Language Exploratory Camp: Latin
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will explore the culture of the Romans using a variety of methods including music, art, games, and food. This program is designed to be dynamic and hands-on to develop an awareness and appreciation of Roman culture, and will provide an initial exposure to the Latin language which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Latin program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24. 

World Language Exploratory Camp: Elementary French
July 9 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the French language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of French culture including music, art, games, and other French-speaking countries. This program provides an initial exposure to the French language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB French program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish 
July 16 - July 19 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Lomond Elementary School
Campers will learn basics of the Spanish language such as the alphabet, numbers, colors, etc., as well as be exposed to aspects of Spanish culture including music, art, games, and food. This program provides an initial exposure to the Spanish language and culture which will benefit students if they choose to follow the IB Spanish program beginning in the sixth grade. Group size limited to 24.   
 
 
 
AVI Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 25 - June 28 (1 week), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 23 - July 26 (1 week), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This culinary camp will focus on cooking basics and healthy eating with an international flair. Students will learn recipes from several foreign cultures and food prep skills (including knife skills!) that they can apply at home. The menu for this program cannot be changed to accommodate food allergies or restrictions, please let us know if your child has any food sensitivities that we should be aware of. Note: Due to high demand for this program, we are offering a second, identical session. Group size limited to 12 per session. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered.  

Bridge to Algebra
Session 1: June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
(Session 2 is a repeat of session 1)
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
This program is for students entering 7th grade who earned C or higher in math as 6th graders and are enrolling in Pre-Algebra at the Middle School. The program will introduce the curriculum, aligned with Ohio Learning Standards, for the upcoming school year, with an emphasis on problem solving and mathematical literacy.  Please contact your student's math teacher or Michele Harrison (harrison_mi@shaker.org) or Dexter Lindsey (lindsey_d@shaker.org) for a recommendation and password. Group size limited to 30 per session. 

Jewelry Making: Learning the Basic Metal Techniques
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will offer a hands-on approach to creating wearable works of art while learning about the elements and principles of design. The camp will integrate science and technology with the use of metals, glass, beading, and enameling. Techniques taught will include wire forming, beading, creating cold connections, cutting & soldering metal, fusing glass, and enameling onto metal. Participants will strengthen their skills of critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication, and global awareness while learning higher-level skills in metal work. Group size limited to 18.

Leap Ahead to Success
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
This three-week program will provide hands-on enrichment opportunities that are cross-curricular and aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards.  Students will experience language arts and math through the Daily 5 and Daily 3 structures.  Activities will focus on building stamina and independence, including:  how to select "just right books," applying reading strategies to engage in a variety of texts, collaborating with peers on authentic, multi-sensory problem solving math activities and engaging in online resources. Group size limited to 24 per grade.  

The Nemo Project
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
The Nemo Project is a dance workshop that will allow campers to creatively move their body through space, while increasing range of motion, mobility, and strength. Led by Julliard graduate Nehemiah "Nemo" Spencer, who inspires students to see dance as a fun activity, and encourages them to use dance as a way to improve coordination, sense of rhythm, self expression, and physical fitness. Group size limited to 24.

Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program that will strengthen self-esteem and improve language skills for a lifetime. This camp is a cross-curricular program aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will improve their critical reading and writing skills while building confidence and pride in their finished product. The program will conclude with the published books being added to the student's school library and an author signing at the end of the program. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Shaker Heights High School
SELF orchestra camp is a great way for students to collaborate, meet, and perform with other like minded peers. This camp will provide supplementary instruction and enrichment to Shaker orchestra students who play a string instrument. Students will participate in large group rehearsals, small group instruction, chamber groups, music theory and a culminating concert at the end of the week. Students must have at least one year of experience, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.

Shaker Show Choir Camp
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
Students will have the opportunity to participate in a singing/dancing choir, and will get an idea of the show choir experience that will hopefully inspire them to continue with show choir at the high school. Group size limited to 20.

Techie Camp
July 16 - July 26 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
Programming camp will allow participants to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourage the campers to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Through fun and engaging experiences with Scratch, a programming environment specifically developed for young students by MIT, campers will learn how to create their own games, interactive stories and arts. Group size limited to 20.
 
 
 
AVI Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 25 - June 28 (1 week), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 23 - July 26 (1 week), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This culinary camp will focus on cooking basics and healthy eating with an international flair. Students will learn recipes from several foreign cultures and food prep skills (including knife skills!) that they can apply at home. The menu for this program cannot be changed to accommodate food allergies or restrictions, please let us know if your child has any food sensitivities that we should be aware of. Note: Due to high demand for this program, we are offering a second, identical session. Group size limited to 12 per session. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered.  

Cognitive Tutor
Session 1: June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
(Session 2 is a repeat of session 1)
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
Cognitive Tutor provides an opportunity for students who have completed Pre-Algebra and are transitioning into Algebra in 8th grade to make sure they have all of the necessary foundational skills in order to be successful in the class. This program is designed to assist in learning Algebra through student motivation and collaboration. Students will also enhance their problem-solving and critical thinking skills Group size limited to 30 per session.  

Jewelry Making: Learning the Basic Metal Techniques
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will offer a hands-on approach to creating wearable works of art while learning about the elements and principles of design. The camp will integrate science and technology with the use of metals, glass, beading, and enameling. Techniques taught will include wire forming, beading, creating cold connections, cutting & soldering metal, fusing glass, and enameling onto metal. Participants will strengthen their skills of critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication, and global awareness while learning higher-level skills in metal work. Group size limited to 18.

Leap Ahead to Success
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
This three-week program will provide hands-on enrichment opportunities that are cross-curricular and aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will experience language arts and math through the Daily 5 and Daily 3 structures. Activities will focus on building stamina and independence, including: how to select "just right books," applying reading strategies to engage in a variety of texts, collaborating with peers on authentic, multi-sensory problem solving math activities and engaging in online resources. Group size limited to 24 per grade.  

The Nemo Project
July 9 - July 26 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
The Nemo Project is a dance workshop that will allow campers to creatively move their body through space, while increasing range of motion, mobility, and strength. Led by Julliard graduate Nehemiah "Nemo" Spencer, who inspires students to see dance as a fun activity, and encourages them to use dance as a way to improve coordination, sense of rhythm, self expression, and physical fitness. Group size limited to 24.

Publish Your Own Book
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
Students will create and publish a hardbound book during this three-week program that will strengthen self-esteem and improve language skills for a lifetime. This camp is a cross-curricular program aligned to the Ohio Learning Standards. Students will improve their critical reading and writing skills while building confidence and pride in their finished product. The program will conclude with the published books being added to the student's school library and an author signing at the end of the program. Group size limited to 24 per grade. 

Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 11 - June 14 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Shaker Heights High School
SELF orchestra camp is a great way for students to collaborate, meet, and perform with other like minded peers. This camp will provide supplementary instruction and enrichment to Shaker orchestra students who play a string instrument. Students will participate in large group rehearsals, small group instruction, chamber groups, music theory and a culminating concert at the end of the week. Students must have at least one year of experience, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.

Shaker Show Choir Camp
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
Students will have the opportunity to participate in a singing/dancing choir, and will get an idea of the show choir experience that will hopefully inspire them to continue with show choir at the high school. Group size limited to 20.

Techie Camp
July 16 - July 26 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights Middle School
Programming camp will allow participants to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourage the campers to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Through fun and engaging experiences with Scratch, a programming environment specifically developed for young students by MIT, campers will learn how to create their own games, interactive stories and arts. Group size limited to 20.
 
 
Ceramics
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will provide campers with the opportunity to explore the art and craft of functional ceramics on the pottery wheel. Campers will participate in the complete process of molding clay into vessels including cups, bowls, platters, and vase, and also be challenged to assess their own perceptions of art through daily journal writing and discussions. Group size limited to 12.

High School Summer Math Enrichment Program
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
  • 9 Honors Math
  • Honors Algebra 1
  • Honors Geometry
  • 10 Honors Math
  • Honors Algebra 2
Intended for students enrolling in one of the above classes, this program is designed to improve the prerequisite math skills and knowledge of students who have struggled in the past with honors math, so that they can succeed in the honors program. Focus of the program will include problem solving strategies; and an emphasis will be on the Standards for Mathematical Practice from the Ohio Learning Standards. Important note: This program is a NOT for credit program sponsored by the Shaker Heights City School District. Under no circumstances will a student be granted credit toward his/her mathematics graduation requirement. Contact Gene Tournoux, High School Math Department Head, with any questions.

Jewelry Making: Learning the Basic Metal Techniques
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will offer a hands-on approach to creating wearable works of art while learning about the elements and principles of design. The camp will integrate science and technology with the use of metals, glass, beading, and enameling. Techniques taught will include wire forming, beading, creating cold connections, cutting & soldering metal, fusing glass, and enameling onto metal. Participants will strengthen their skills of critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication, and global awareness while learning higher-level skills in metal work. Group size limited to 18.
 
Shaker Show Choir Camp
June 18 - June 21 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
Students will have the opportunity to participate in a singing/dancing choir, and will get an idea of the show choir experience that will hopefully inspire them to continue with show choir at the high school. Group size limited to 10. 
 
 
Ceramics
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will provide campers with the opportunity to explore the art and craft of functional ceramics on the pottery wheel. Campers will participate in the complete process of molding clay into vessels including cups, bowls, platters, and vase, and also be challenged to assess their own perceptions of art through daily journal writing and discussions. Group size limited to 12.

High School Summer Math Enrichment Program
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
  • 9 Honors Math
  • Honors Algebra 1
  • Honors Geometry
  • 10 Honors Math
  • Honors Algebra 2
Intended for students enrolling in one of the above classes, this program is designed to improve the prerequisite math skills and knowledge of students who have struggled in the past with honors math, so that they can succeed in the honors program. Focus of the program will include problem solving strategies; and an emphasis will be on the Standards for Mathematical Practice from the Ohio Learning Standards. Important note: This program is a NOT for credit program sponsored by the Shaker Heights City School District. Under no circumstances will a student be granted credit toward his/her mathematics graduation requirement. Contact Gene Tournoux, High School Math Department Head, with any questions.

Jewelry Making: Learning the Basic Metal Techniques
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will offer a hands-on approach to creating wearable works of art while learning about the elements and principles of design. The camp will integrate science and technology with the use of metals, glass, beading, and enameling. Techniques taught will include wire forming, beading, creating cold connections, cutting & soldering metal, fusing glass, and enameling onto metal. Participants will strengthen their skills of critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication, and global awareness while learning higher-level skills in metal work. Group size limited to 18.

Summer PE Program
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This summer program would give high school students the opportunity to earn a PE credit (1/4 credit) without having to go outside of school to earn the needed PE requirements. The summer program would incorporate all that is offered during a semester of physical education class, including invasion games, net games, fitness activities, yoga, and weight training. Students will be assessed in the areas of Materials, Performance, Knowledge, and Sportsmanship during the three week unit of activity to receive credit for one semester.  Students will be graded using a rubric and earn points that will accumulate throughout the summer program. Group size limited to 32.
 
 
Ceramics
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will provide campers with the opportunity to explore the art and craft of functional ceramics on the pottery wheel. Campers will participate in the complete process of molding clay into vessels including cups, bowls, platters, and vase, and also be challenged to assess their own perceptions of art through daily journal writing and discussions. Group size limited to 12.

High School Summer Math Enrichment Program
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
  • 9 Honors Math
  • Honors Algebra 1
  • Honors Geometry
  • 10 Honors Math
  • Honors Algebra 2
Intended for students enrolling in one of the above classes, this program is designed to improve the prerequisite math skills and knowledge of students who have struggled in the past with honors math, so that they can succeed in the honors program. Focus of the program will include problem solving strategies; and an emphasis will be on the Standards for Mathematical Practice from the Ohio Learning Standards. Important note: This program is a NOT for credit program sponsored by the Shaker Heights City School District. Under no circumstances will a student be granted credit toward his/her mathematics graduation requirement. Contact Gene Tournoux, High School Math Department Head, with any questions.

Jewelry Making: Learning the Basic Metal Techniques
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will offer a hands-on approach to creating wearable works of art while learning about the elements and principles of design. The camp will integrate science and technology with the use of metals, glass, beading, and enameling. Techniques taught will include wire forming, beading, creating cold connections, cutting & soldering metal, fusing glass, and enameling onto metal. Participants will strengthen their skills of critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication, and global awareness while learning higher-level skills in metal work. Group size limited to 18.

Summer PE Program
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This summer program would give high school students the opportunity to earn a PE credit (1/4 credit) without having to go outside of school to earn the needed PE requirements. The summer program would incorporate all that is offered during a semester of physical education class, including invasion games, net games, fitness activities, yoga, and weight training. Students will be assessed in the areas of Materials, Performance, Knowledge, and Sportsmanship during the three week unit of activity to receive credit for one semester.  Students will be graded using a rubric and earn points that will accumulate throughout the summer program. Group size limited to 32.
 
 
Ceramics
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will provide campers with the opportunity to explore the art and craft of functional ceramics on the pottery wheel. Campers will participate in the complete process of molding clay into vessels including cups, bowls, platters, and vase, and also be challenged to assess their own perceptions of art through daily journal writing and discussions. Group size limited to 12.

Jewelry Making: Learning the Basic Metal Techniques
June 11 - June 21 (2 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This program will offer a hands-on approach to creating wearable works of art while learning about the elements and principles of design. The camp will integrate science and technology with the use of metals, glass, beading, and enameling. Techniques taught will include wire forming, beading, creating cold connections, cutting & soldering metal, fusing glass, and enameling onto metal. Participants will strengthen their skills of critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication, and global awareness while learning higher-level skills in metal work. Group size limited to 18.

Summer PE Program
June 11 - June 28 (3 weeks), 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Shaker Heights High School
This summer program would give high school students the opportunity to earn a PE credit (1/4 credit) without having to go outside of school to earn the needed PE requirements. The summer program would incorporate all that is offered during a semester of physical education class, including invasion games, net games, fitness activities, yoga, and weight training. Students will be assessed in the areas of Materials, Performance, Knowledge, and Sportsmanship during the three week unit of activity to receive credit for one semester.  Students will be graded using a rubric and earn points that will accumulate throughout the summer program. Group size limited to 32.

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