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 Registration opens at 9 a.m. on March 4. 

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.

The District will work with families to provide accommodations for all students to be successful. 

Learn more about:

Registration Information | Program Schedule | Transportation Information Program Cost, Discounts and Scholarships | Location | Meals | Shaker Recreation Program | Cancellation & Refund Policy

Registration Information

  • SELF 2020 Programs will be posted here on February 10.
  • Online Registration is open on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 9 a.m.
  • 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 15 through July 30
  • All programs run Monday through Thursday  
  • There are no programs the week of July 6.

Transportation Information

  • Transportation will be provided for students entering grades K – 8, except when the program attended is located in a building your student walks to during the school year.
  • If you are requesting an alternate stop other than the address indicated in your registration account, you must request this by emailing selftransportation@shaker.org. Only alternate stops within Shaker will be considered. 
  • Transportation can be provided to and from Shaker Rec before- and half-day traditional camp. You must request this by clicking HERE.

Program Costs, Discounts & Scholarships

  • $100 per week (two-week programs are $200; three-week programs are $300), unless otherwise indicated.
  • Full scholarships for students who have been approved for and receive free meals during the school year.
  • Partial scholarships for students who have been approved for and receive reduced meals during the school year. A Discount of 87% will be given (one week = $13.00; two weeks = $26.00; three weeks = $39.00). There is a box that you can check within the registration process to apply for the scholarship or discount.
  • In order to receive a scholarship or discount, the free/reduced meal application must have been submitted and approved. Information can be found HERE

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.
  • A morning snack and bottled water will be provided each day, in addition to lunch.

Shaker Recreation Programs

  • A student participating in SELF can also register for before care and afternoon programs through Shaker Rec.
  • Shaker Rec Half-Day Traditional Camp also includes full-day Friday.
  • Shaker Rec half-day traditional camp starts the week of June 15.
  • If you need transportation, you must request this by clicking HERE.
  • For more information on Shaker Rec 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 5/27/20. For July programs, a refund will be given until 6/22/20. 
  • Cancellations after 5/27/20 for June programs and 6/22/20 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.

 


 

To view programs, click on your student's grade for the 2020-2021 school year.
 

Summer 2020 Sessions

 
Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.

English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. We will have fun while learning English! Group size limited to 16.
 
Body & Mind Fitness
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Students will learn about and work on Strength, Cardiovascular Endurance, Balance, Agility, Speed, Quickness, and Flexibility. Students will explore Mindfulness Meditation, Positive Affirmations, Visualization, Goal Setting, Self Care, Yoga, Calisthenics, Stretching, Running/Jogging/Walking, Hiking, Stair Climbing, Jumping Rope & Plyometrics, Pilates, and Weight Bearing Exercise. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 9.

World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture. Campers will learn the 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. Group size limited to 20.

World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. Group size limited to 24. 

Snapology Scientists
Session 1: June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) (Session 2 is a repeat of Session 1)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Participants will cultivate their love of science and engage in concepts from astronomy, earth science, biology, chemistry, and physics using LEGO bricks. Other activities will include exploring the science behind making slime and building Fidget Spinners using LEGO bricks. Group size limited to 18. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. 

designExplorr Design Club
July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) 
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Design Club is an interactive program that allows students to explore the power of design. Students are introduced to what design is and how designers work. The program supercharges creativity with activities that explore design thinking, problem-solving, creative exploration, and artistic prototyping. Students learn conceptual design techniques through a daily design challenge, incorporating the five-step design thinking process. DesignExplorr’s interactive design educational programs use creative exploration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and artistic prototyping to expose youth to the power of design. Group size limited to 20.

Progress with Chess
July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.
 
Snapology Engineering
July 27-July 30 (1 week), 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Come build super cool models that use gears, axles, and pulleys. Work in teams under guided instruction to build different models using LEGO bricks each day. Group size limited to 18. 
 
 
 
Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.

English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. We will have fun while learning English! Group size limited to 16.

Body & Mind Fitness
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Students will learn about and work on Strength, Cardiovascular Endurance, Balance, Agility, Speed, Quickness, and Flexibility. Students will explore Mindfulness Meditation, Positive Affirmations, Visualization, Goal Setting, Self Care, Yoga, Calisthenics, Stretching, Running/Jogging/Walking, Hiking, Stair Climbing, Jumping Rope & Plyometrics, Pilates, and Weight Bearing Exercise. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 9. 
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture. Campers will learn the 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. Group size limited to 20.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. Group size limited to 24. 
 
Shaker Makers - Wacky Inventions
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Have you ever heard of an artist and inventor named Rube Goldberg? He was an expert at taking a simple task and making it as difficult as possible. In Shaker Makers Wacky Inventions participants will learn about the incredible twists and turns of Rube Goldberg's life. Participants will also draw and/or construct their very own Rube Goldberg machines. The program will culminate with a showcase event where participants will reveal their creations to family, friends and the general public. Group size limited to 18. 

Snapology Scientists
Session 1: June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) (Session 2 is a repeat of Session 1)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Participants will cultivate their love of science and engage in concepts from astronomy, earth science, biology, chemistry, and physics using LEGO bricks. Other activities will include exploring the science behind making slime and building Fidget Spinners using LEGO bricks. Group size limited to 18. 

International Film Camp
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Explore the different cultures of the world through film! Students will watch one film each day from our Language Acquisition Department. Films will be introduced with warm-up activities and followed by group discussions and a game or craft. All films are rated G and are vetted by our Language Acquisition teachers to ensure their cultural value. This is an exciting opportunity for students to learn more about the languages that they can choose to study in school. Group size limited to 24. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. 

Why Try: Resilience Education
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
The focus of the program is to teach social and emotional principles to youth in a way they can understand and remember with simple, hands-on solutions to increased academic success.  Why Try utilizes a series of ten visual analogies that teach important life skills: decisions have consequences, dealing with peer pressure, obeying laws and rules, and plugging into support systems. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 6. 
 
designExplorr Design Club
July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) 
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Design Club is an interactive program that allows students to explore the power of design. Students are introduced to what design is and how designers work. The program supercharges creativity with activities that explore design thinking, problem-solving, creative exploration, and artistic prototyping. Students learn conceptual design techniques through a daily design challenge, incorporating the five-step design thinking process. DesignExplorr’s interactive design educational programs use creative exploration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and artistic prototyping to expose youth to the power of design. Group size limited to 20.

Progress with Chess
July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.
 
Snapology Engineering
July 27-July 30 (1 week), 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Come build super cool models that use gears, axles, and pulleys. Work in teams under guided instruction to build different models using LEGO bricks each day. Group size limited to 18. 
 
 
 
Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.

English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. We will have fun while learning English! Group size limited to 16.

Body & Mind Fitness
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Students will learn about and work on Strength, Cardiovascular Endurance, Balance, Agility, Speed, Quickness, and Flexibility. Students will explore Mindfulness Meditation, Positive Affirmations, Visualization, Goal Setting, Self Care, Yoga, Calisthenics, Stretching, Running/Jogging/Walking, Hiking, Stair Climbing, Jumping Rope & Plyometrics, Pilates, and Weight Bearing Exercise. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 9. 
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture. Campers will learn the 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. Group size limited to 20.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish
June 15 - June 18  (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. Group size limited to 24. 
 
Shaker Makers - Wacky Inventions
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Have you ever heard of an artist and inventor named Rube Goldberg? He was an expert at taking a simple task and making it as difficult as possible. In Shaker Makers Wacky Inventions participants will learn about the incredible twists and turns of Rube Goldberg's life. Participants will also draw and/or construct their very own Rube Goldberg machines. The program will culminate with a showcase event where participants will reveal their creations to family, friends and the general public. Group size limited to 18. 

Snapology Scientists
Session 1: June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) (Session 2 is a repeat of Session 1)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Participants will cultivate their love of science and engage in concepts from astronomy, earth science, biology, chemistry, and physics using LEGO bricks. Other activities will include exploring the science behind making slime and building Fidget Spinners using LEGO bricks. Group size limited to 18. 

International Film Camp
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Explore the different cultures of the world through film! Students will watch one film each day from our Language Acquisition Department.  Films will be introduced with warm-up activities and followed by group discussions and a game or craft. All films are rated G and are vetted by our Language Acquisition teachers to ensure their cultural value. This is an exciting opportunity for students to learn more about the languages that they can choose to study in school. Group size limited to 24. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. 

Why Try: Resilience Education
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
The focus of the program is to teach social and emotional principles to youth in a way they can understand and remember with simple, hands-on solutions to increased academic success.  Why Try utilizes a series of ten visual analogies that teach important life skills: decisions have consequences, dealing with peer pressure, obeying laws and rules, and plugging into support systems. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 6.  
 
designExplorr Design Club
July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) 
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Design Club is an interactive program that allows students to explore the power of design. Students are introduced to what design is and how designers work. The program supercharges creativity with activities that explore design thinking, problem-solving, creative exploration, and artistic prototyping. Students learn conceptual design techniques through a daily design challenge, incorporating the five-step design thinking process. DesignExplorr’s interactive design educational programs use creative exploration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and artistic prototyping to expose youth to the power of design. Group size limited to 20.

Progress with Chess
July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.

Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 22 - June 25 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 3: July 27 - July 30 (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 three identical sessions. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered. Group size limited to 12 per session. 

Techie Camp
June 22 - July 2 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.
 
Snapology Engineering
July 27-July 30 (1 week), 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Come build super cool models that use gears, axles, and pulleys. Work in teams under guided instruction to build different models using LEGO bricks each day. Group size limited to 18.

 
 
Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.

English as a Second Language Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. We will have fun while learning English! Group size limited to 16.

Body & Mind Fitness
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Students will learn about and work on Strength, Cardiovascular Endurance, Balance, Agility, Speed, Quickness, and Flexibility. Students will explore Mindfulness Meditation, Positive Affirmations, Visualization, Goal Setting, Self Care, Yoga, Calisthenics, Stretching, Running/Jogging/Walking, Hiking, Stair Climbing, Jumping Rope & Plyometrics, Pilates, and Weight Bearing Exercise. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 9. 
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Mandarin Chinese
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
This program provides an initial exposure to the Chinese language and culture. Campers will learn the 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. Group size limited to 20.

World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. Group size limited to 24. 
 
Shaker Makers - Wacky Inventions
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Have you ever heard of an artist and inventor named Rube Goldberg? He was an expert at taking a simple task and making it as difficult as possible. In Shaker Makers Wacky Inventions participants will learn about the incredible twists and turns of Rube Goldberg's life. Participants will also draw and/or construct their very own Rube Goldberg machines. The program will culminate with a showcase event where participants will reveal their creations to family, friends and the general public. Group size limited to 18.
 
Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 15 - June 18 (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 with violin, viola, cello, or bass, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information. 
Snapology Scientists 
Session 1: June 15 - June 18 (1 week) 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) (Session 2 is a repeat of Session 1)
Location: Onaway Elementary School 
Participants will cultivate their love of science and engage in concepts from astronomy, earth science, biology, chemistry, and physics using LEGO bricks. Other activities will include exploring the science behind making slime and building Fidget Spinners using LEGO bricks. Group size limited to 18.

International Film Camp
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Explore the different cultures of the world through film! Students will watch one film each day from our Language Acquisition Department. Films will be introduced with warm-up activities and followed by group discussions and a game or craft. All films are rated G and are vetted by our Language Acquisition teachers to ensure their cultural value. This is an exciting opportunity for students to learn more about the languages that they can choose to study in school. Group size limited to 24. 

Ready-Set-Go
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. 

Why Try: Resilience Education
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
The focus of the program is to teach social and emotional principles to youth in a way they can understand and remember with simple, hands-on solutions to increased academic success.  Why Try utilizes a series of ten visual analogies that teach important life skills: decisions have consequences, dealing with peer pressure, obeying laws and rules, and plugging into support systems. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 6.  
 
designExplorr Design Club
July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) 
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Design Club is an interactive program that allows students to explore the power of design. Students are introduced to what design is and how designers work. The program supercharges creativity with activities that explore design thinking, problem-solving, creative exploration, and artistic prototyping. Students learn conceptual design techniques through a daily design challenge, incorporating the five-step design thinking process. DesignExplorr’s interactive design educational programs use creative exploration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and artistic prototyping to expose youth to the power of design. Group size limited to 20.

Progress with Chess
July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.

Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 22 - June 25 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 3: July 27 - July 30 (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 three identical sessions. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered. Group size limited to 12 per session. 

Techie Camp
June 22 - July 2 (2 weeks), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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.
Snapology Engineering
July 27-July 30 (1 week), 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Come build super cool models that use gears, axles, and pulleys. Work in teams under guided instruction to build different models using LEGO bricks each day. Group size limited to 18. 
 
 
 
Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury 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.

World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. Group size limited to 24. 
 
Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 15 - June 18 (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 with violin, viola, cello, or bass, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.
 
Little Leaders
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Participants in this program will be introduced to leaders in our community, who will speak to the students about what they do and decisions that they made when they were young that helped them to become a success, and what success means to them. Group size limited to 24.

Why Try: Resilience Education
June 15 - July 2  (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
The focus of the program is to teach social and emotional principles to youth in a way they can understand and remember with simple, hands-on solutions to increased academic success. Why Try utilizes a series of ten visual analogies that teach important life skills: decisions have consequences, dealing with peer pressure, obeying laws and rules, and plugging into support systems. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 6. 
 
Snapology Sports/Robot Games 
Session 1: June 22 - June 25 (1 week) 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8
a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Session 2 is a repeat of Session 1)
Location: Woodbury Elementary School 
Participants will learn the science behind their favorite sports! Concepts such as momentum, energy, measurement, air pressure, and more will be explored during simple experiments related to sports. Engineering strategies will also be introduced for building sturdy structures using LEGO bricks; and then applied to build robots for friendly competitions like robot football and a hoops challenge! Group size limited to 18. 

Snapology's Amusement Park Adventure Camp
June 29 - July 2 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Design your own amusement park in this super fun program! Learn how to use LEGO bricks and other building materials to make coasters and other awesome rides. Can you design the next Cedar Point?  Group size limited to 18.
 
Body & Mind Fitness
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Students will learn about and work on Strength, Cardiovascular Endurance, Balance, Agility, Speed, Quickness, and Flexibility. Students will explore Mindfulness Meditation, Positive Affirmations, Visualization, Goal Setting, Self Care, Yoga, Calisthenics, Stretching, Running/Jogging/Walking, Hiking, Stair Climbing, Jumping Rope & Plyometrics, Pilates, and Weight Bearing Exercise. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 9. 
 
designExplorr Creative Careers
July 27 - July 30 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
This session is for students interested in learning more about graphic, web, industrial, interior, fashion, and user experience design, as well as architecture, photography, and illustration. Learn about the power of creative careers and the journey to become a designer, including the needed skills, salary opportunities, and the day to day work tasks. Students will create a vision board to identify their interest and learn how to set smart goals to achieve a successful creative career. DesignExplorr’s interactive design educational programs use creative exploration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and artistic prototyping to expose youth to the power of design. Group size limited to 20.

International Film Camp
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Explore the different cultures of the world through film! Students will watch one film each day from our Language Acquisition Department. Films will be introduced with warm-up activities and followed by group discussions and a game or craft. All films are rated G and are vetted by our Language Acquisition teachers to ensure their cultural value. This is an exciting opportunity for students to learn more about the languages that they can choose to study in school. Group size limited to 24. 

Leap Ahead to Success (formerly Ready-Set-Go)
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary 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.
 
Shaker Makers - Raw and Fresh
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Did you know you can make delicious meals and snacks without cooking a thing? Join Shaker Makers for a hands-on, creative, tasty, and practical experience to make healthy no-cook/no-bake dishes such as trail mix, smoothies, salads, and more. Be a risk-taker by giving your taste buds an opportunity to try new flavors, and an innovator by creating your very own recipe. The program will culminate with a showcase event where participants will reveal their creations to family and friends. The items being prepared during 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. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 18. 
 
Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 22 - June 25 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 3: July 27 - July 30 (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 three identical sessions. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered. Group size limited to 12 per session. 
 
Minecraft Camp
July 13 - July 23 (2 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Explore the world of Minecraft while mining, building, and surviving with code! Learn JavaScript using block based commands that allow users to control the world around them.  Work with a team to build a fortress or even manipulate the environment. Use loops, conditionals, variables, and functions to complete a variety of different challenges. Code your way through an open world with endless possibilities. This program is offered by the Tech Corps staff. Group size limited to 20.

Motogo Camp
July 27 - July 30 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Motogo builds confidence by providing a hands-on introduction to real world problem solving & critical thinking through the tangible avenue of motorcycle maintenance. We bring the generations of skill-building once learned in our grandfathers’ garages into the classroom. Through an industrial arts curriculum centered on a getting-your-hands-dirty application, students learn proper tool usage, measurement, calculations, and small engine operation and maintenance. Group size limited to 12.
 
 
Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury 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.
 
World Language Exploratory Camp: Spanish
June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway 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. Group size limited to 24. 

Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 15 - June 18 (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 with violin, viola, cello, or bass, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.

Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: June 29 - July 2 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 3: July 20 - July 23 (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 three identical sessions. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered. Group size limited to 12 per session. 
 
National History Day (NHD) Bootcamp
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Students planning on participating in National History Day will be introduced to the NHD competition preparation process: Exploring Themes, Selecting and Researching Topics, and Thesis/Project Development. Group size limited to 24. 
 
Little Leaders
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Participants in this program will be introduced to leaders in our community, who will speak to the students about what they do and decisions that they made when they were young that helped them to become a success, and what success means to them. Group size limited to 24.

Why Try: Resilience Education
June 15 - July 2  (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
The focus of the program is to teach social and emotional principles to youth in a way they can understand and remember with simple, hands-on solutions to increased academic success. Why Try utilizes a series of ten visual analogies that teach important life skills: decisions have consequences, dealing with peer pressure, obeying laws and rules, and plugging into support systems. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 6.  
 
Snapology Sports/Robot Games 
Session 1: June 22 - June 25 (1 week) 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Session 2 is a repeat of Session 1)
Location: Woodbury Elementary School 
Participants will learn the science behind their favorite sports! Concepts such as momentum, energy, measurement, air pressure, and more will be explored during simple experiments related to sports. Engineering strategies will also be introduced for building sturdy structures using LEGO bricks; and then applied to build robots for friendly competitions like robot football and a hoops challenge! Group size limited to 18.

Snapology's Amusement Park Adventure Camp
June 29 - July 2 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Design your own amusement park in this super fun program! Learn how to use LEGO bricks and other building materials to make coasters and other awesome rides. Can you design the next Cedar Point?  Group size limited to 18.
 
Body & Mind Fitness
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Students will learn about and work on Strength, Cardiovascular Endurance, Balance, Agility, Speed, Quickness, and Flexibility. Students will explore Mindfulness Meditation, Positive Affirmations, Visualization, Goal Setting, Self Care, Yoga, Calisthenics, Stretching, Running/Jogging/Walking, Hiking, Stair Climbing, Jumping Rope & Plyometrics, Pilates, and Weight Bearing Exercise. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 9.  
 
International Film Camp
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Location: Onaway Elementary School
Explore the different cultures of the world through film! Students will watch one film each day from our Language Acquisition Department. Films will be introduced with warm-up activities and followed by group discussions and a game or craft. All films are rated G and are vetted by our Language Acquisition teachers to ensure their cultural value. This is an exciting opportunity for students to learn more about the languages that they can choose to study in school. Group size limited to 24. 

designExplorr Creative Careers
July 27 - July 30 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
This session is for students interested in learning more about graphic, web, industrial, interior, fashion, and user experience design, as well as architecture, photography, and illustration. Learn about the power of creative careers and the journey to become a designer, including the needed skills, salary opportunities, and the day to day work tasks. Students will create a vision board to identify their interest and learn how to set smart goals to achieve a successful creative career. DesignExplorr’s interactive design educational programs use creative exploration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and artistic prototyping to expose youth to the power of design. Group size limited to 20.
 
Leap Ahead to Success (formerly Ready-Set-Go)
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary 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.
 
Shaker Makers - Raw and Fresh
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Did you know you can make delicious meals and snacks without cooking a thing? Join Shaker Makers for a hands-on, creative, tasty, and practical experience to make healthy no-cook/no-bake dishes such as trail mix, smoothies, salads, and more. Be a risk-taker by giving your taste buds an opportunity to try new flavors, and an innovator by creating your very own recipe. The program will culminate with a showcase event where participants will reveal their creations to family and friends. The items being prepared during 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. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 18. 

Minecraft Camp
July 13 - July 23 (2 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School 

Explore the world of Minecraft while mining, building, and surviving with code! Learn JavaScript using block based commands that allow users to control the world around them. Work with a team to build a fortress or even manipulate the environment. Use loops, conditionals, variables, and functions to complete a variety of different challenges. Code your way through an open world with endless possibilities. This program is offered by the Tech Corps staff. Group size limited to 20.
 
Motogo Camp 
July 27 - July 30 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Motogo builds confidence by providing a hands-on introduction to real world problem solving & critical thinking through the tangible avenue of motorcycle maintenance. We bring the generations of skill-building once learned in our grandfathers’ garages into the classroom. Through an industrial arts curriculum centered on a getting-your-hands-dirty application, students learn proper tool usage, measurement, calculations, and small engine operation and maintenance. Group size limited to 12.

 
 
 
Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury 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.

Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 15 - June 18 (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 with violin, viola, cello, or bass, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.
 
Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: June 29 - July 2 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 3: July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8:30 am. - 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 three identical sessions. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered. Group size limited to 12 per session. 
 
Little Leaders
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Participants in this program will be introduced to leaders in our community, who will speak to the students about what they do and decisions that they made when they were young that helped them to become a success, and what success means to them. Group size limited to 24.
 
Why Try: Resilience Education
June 15 - July 2  (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
The focus of the program is to teach social and emotional principles to youth in a way they can understand and remember with simple, hands-on solutions to increased academic success. Why Try utilizes a series of ten visual analogies that teach important life skills: decisions have consequences, dealing with peer pressure, obeying laws and rules, and plugging into support systems. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 6.  
 
National History Day (NHD) Bootcamp
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Students planning on participating in National History Day will be introduced to the NHD competition preparation process: Exploring Themes, Selecting and Researching Topics, and Thesis/Project Development. Group size limited to 24. 
 
Jewelry Camp, Learning Basic Metal Techniques
June 15 - June 25 (2 weeks), 8 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 on to 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 8. 
 
Ceramics
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 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.
 
Reading & Tech to Connect
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
This program will introduce students to tools that help them consider how books can “ignite them to do, think, and feel.” Students will explore Reader’s Theater, Ozobots, Flipgris, Padlet and other tools to illustrate and communicate their ideas about a book of their choice.  Will include field trips. Group size limited to 24. 
 
Snapology Sports/Robot Games
Session 1: June 22 - June 25 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Session 2 is a repeat of Session 1)
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Participants will learn the science behind their favorite sports! Concepts such as momentum, energy, measurement, air pressure, and more will be explored during simple experiments related to sports. Engineering strategies will also be introduced for building sturdy structures using LEGO bricks; and then applied to build robots for friendly competitions like robot football and a hoops challenge! Group size limited to 18. 
 
Snapology's Amusement Park Adventure Camp
June 29 - July 2 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Design your own amusement park in this super fun program! Learn how to use LEGO bricks and other building materials to make coasters and other awesome rides. Can you design the next Cedar Point?  Group size limited to 18. 
 
Leap Ahead to Success
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary 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.
 
Body & Mind Fitness
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Students will learn about and work on Strength, Cardiovascular Endurance, Balance, Agility, Speed, Quickness, and Flexibility. Students will explore Mindfulness Meditation, Positive Affirmations, Visualization, Goal Setting, Self Care, Yoga, Calisthenics, Stretching, Running/Jogging/Walking, Hiking, Stair Climbing, Jumping Rope & Plyometrics, Pilates, and Weight Bearing Exercise. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 9.  
 
Shaker Makers - Raw and Fresh
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Did you know you can make delicious meals and snacks without cooking a thing? Join Shaker Makers for a hands-on, creative, tasty, and practical experience to make healthy no-cook/no-bake dishes such as trail mix, smoothies, salads, and more. Be a risk-taker by giving your taste buds an opportunity to try new flavors, and an innovator by creating your very own recipe. The program will culminate with a showcase event where participants will reveal their creations to family and friends. The items being prepared during 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. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 18. 
 
Minecraft Camp
July 13 - July 23 (2 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Explore the world of Minecraft while mining, building, and surviving with code! Learn JavaScript using block based commands that allow users to control the world around them.  Work with a team to build a fortress or even manipulate the environment. Use loops, conditionals, variables, and functions to complete a variety of different challenges. Code your way through an open world with endless possibilities. This program is being offered by the Tech Corps staff. Group size limited to 20.

designExplorr Creative Careers
July 27 - July 30 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
This session is for students interested in learning more about graphic, web, industrial, interior, fashion, and user experience design, as well as architecture, photography, and illustration. Learn about the power of creative careers and the journey to become a designer, including the needed skills, salary opportunities, and the day to day work tasks. Students will create a vision board to identify their interest and learn how to set smart goals to achieve a successful creative career. DesignExplorr’s interactive design educational programs use creative exploration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and artistic prototyping to expose youth to the power of design. Group size limited to 20. 
 
Motogo Camp
July 27 - July 30 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Motogo builds confidence by providing a hands-on introduction to real world problem solving & critical thinking through the tangible avenue of motorcycle maintenance. We bring the generations of skill-building once learned in our grandfathers’ garages into the classroom. Through an industrial arts curriculum centered on a getting-your-hands-dirty application, students learn proper tool usage, measurement, calculations, and small engine operation and maintenance. Group size limited to 12. 
 
 
 
 
Publish Your Own Book
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury 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.

Shaker Orchestra Camp
June 15 - June 18 (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 with violin, viola, cello, or bass, and need prior approval to attend this camp. Please contact Donna Jelen (jelen_d@shaker.org; 295-4200, ext. 7768) for more information.
 
Why Try: Resilience Education
June 15 - July 2  (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
The focus of the program is to teach social and emotional principles to youth in a way they can understand and remember with simple, hands-on solutions to increased academic success. Why Try utilizes a series of ten visual analogies that teach important life skills: decisions have consequences, dealing with peer pressure, obeying laws and rules, and plugging into support systems. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 6.  
 
Culinary Camp
Session 1: June 15 - June 18 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 2: June 29 - July 12 (1 week), 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
Session 3: July 20 - July 23 (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 three identical sessions. Your child may only participate in one of the sessions offered. Group size limited to 12 per session. 
 
National History Day (NHD) Bootcamp
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks) , 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Students planning on participating in National History Day will be introduced to the NHD competition preparation process: Exploring Themes, Selecting and Researching Topics, and Thesis/Project Development. Group size limited to 24.
 
Jewelry Camp, Learning Basic Metal Techniques
June 15 - June 25 (2 weeks), 8 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 on to 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 8.
 
Ceramics 
June 15 - July 2  (3 weeks), 8 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.

Reading & Tech to Connect
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
This program will introduce students to tools that help them consider how books can “ignite them to do, think, and feel.” Students will explore Reader’s Theater, Ozobots, Flipgris, Padlet and other tools to illustrate and communicate their ideas about a book of their choice.  Will include field trips. Group size limited to 24. Ceramics
 
Snapology Sports/Robot Games
Session 1: June 22 - June 25 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 2: July 20 - July 23 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Session 2 is a repeat of Session 1)
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Participants will learn the science behind their favorite sports! Concepts such as momentum, energy, measurement, air pressure, and more will be explored during simple experiments related to sports. Engineering strategies will also be introduced for building sturdy structures using LEGO bricks; and then applied to build robots for friendly competitions like robot football and a hoops challenge! Group size limited to 18.
 
Snapology's Amusement Park Adventure Camp
June 29 - July 2 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Design your own amusement park in this super fun program! Learn how to use LEGO bricks and other building materials to make coasters and other awesome rides. Can you design the next Cedar Point? Group size limited to 18.

Leap Ahead to Success
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary 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. 
 
Body & Mind Fitness
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Students will learn about and work on Strength, Cardiovascular Endurance, Balance, Agility, Speed, Quickness, and Flexibility. Students will explore Mindfulness Meditation, Positive Affirmations, Visualization, Goal Setting, Self Care, Yoga, Calisthenics, Stretching, Running/Jogging/Walking, Hiking, Stair Climbing, Jumping Rope & Plyometrics, Pilates, and Weight Bearing Exercise. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 9.  
 
Shaker Makers - Raw and Fresh
July 13 - July 16 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Did you know you can make delicious meals and snacks without cooking a thing? Join Shaker Makers for a hands-on, creative, tasty, and practical experience to make healthy no-cook/no-bake dishes such as trail mix, smoothies, salads, and more. Be a risk-taker by giving your taste buds an opportunity to try new flavors, and an innovator by creating your very own recipe. The program will culminate with a showcase event where participants will reveal their creations to family and friends. The items being prepared during 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. Activities will be adapted to meet the needs of all students. Group size limited to 18. 

C.L.I.M.B. (Challenge-Learn-Inspire-Master-Believe)
July 13 - July 30 (3 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School 
Defy the Summer Slide with C.L.I.M.B. This program is designed to equip rising 8th graders with the tools for academic success beginning on the first day of school. Engaging classroom and outdoor activities are planned. Group size limited to 20.

Minecraft Camp
July 13 - July 23 (2 weeks), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School

Explore the world of Minecraft while mining, building, and surviving with code! Learn JavaScript using block based commands that allow users to control the world around them. Work with a team to build a fortress or even manipulate the environment. Use loops, conditionals, variables, and functions to complete a variety of different challenges. Code your way through an open world with endless possibilities. This program is being offered by the Tech Corps staff. Group size limited to 20. 

designExplorr Creative Careers
July 27 - July 30 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Woodbury Elementary School

This session is for students interested in learning more about graphic, web, industrial, interior, fashion, and user experience design, as well as architecture, photography, and illustration. Learn about the power of creative careers and the journey to become a designer, including the needed skills, salary opportunities, and the day to day work tasks. Students will create a vision board to identify their interest and learn how to set smart goals to achieve a successful creative career. DesignExplorr’s interactive design educational programs use creative exploration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and artistic prototyping to expose youth to the power of design. Group size limited to 20.
 
Motogo Camp
July 27 - July 30 (1 week), 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Woodbury Elementary School
Motogo builds confidence by providing a hands-on introduction to real world problem solving & critical thinking through the tangible avenue of motorcycle maintenance. We bring the generations of skill-building once learned in our grandfathers’ garages into the classroom. Through an industrial arts curriculum centered on a getting-your-hands-dirty application, students learn proper tool usage, measurement, calculations, and small engine operation and maintenance. Group size limited to 12. 
 
 
 
High School Summer Math Enrichment Program
June 15 - June 25 (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 Caroline Markel, High School Math Department Head, with any questions (295-4249; markel_c@shaker.org).

Ceramics
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 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 Camp, Learning Basic Metal Techniques
June 15 - June 25 (2 weeks), 8 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 on to 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 8.
 
 
 
High School Summer Math Enrichment Program
June 15 - June 25 (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 Caroline Markel, High School Math Department Head, with any questions (295-4249; markel_c@shaker.org).

Ceramics
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 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 Camp, Learning Basic Metal Techniques
June 15 - June 25 (2 weeks), 8 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 on to 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 8.
 
 
 
High School Summer Math Enrichment Program 
June 15 - June 25 (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 Caroline Markel, High School Math Department Head, with any questions (295-4249; markel_c@shaker.org).

Ceramics
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 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 Camp, Learning Basic Metal Techniques
June 15 - June 25 (2 weeks), 8 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 on to 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 8.

 
Ceramics
June 15 - July 2 (3 weeks), 8 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 Camp, Learning Basic Metal Techniques
June 15 - June 25 (2 weeks), 8 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 on to 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 8. 
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