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Edit Search Criteria   Programs for kids between 10 and 13 years old in category "Academic"
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Jul 6 - 10, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm | Ages: 11 - 15
Calling all young business minds! A Summer in The Shark Tank is for the student who spends hours throughout the day brainstorming new products, apps, and forms of technology. For inventors who walk into an existing business and feel that they know exactly how to make it thrive, A Summer in The Shark Tank is an opportunity to spend a week refining their budding entrepreneurial skills, deepening their abilities and critically analyzing their work. Throughout the camp, students will spend a considerable amount of time leveraging the Design Thinking Process and the Lean Startup Model to construct an innovative business plan. Throughout the morning, students will hear from guest speakers and lecturers who are either practicing entrepreneurs or have spent considerable time involved in an entrepreneurial ecosystem. Additionally, students will spend time analyzing case studies and articles, engaging in creative thinking exercises, and expanding their ability to solve problems. Most importantly, through daily peer reviews, students will learn the importance of collaboration and teamwork. A Summer in The Shark Tank offers a first-hand look into the world of entrepreneurship, culminating in a pitch day in which students will be able to present their businesses to a panel of professionals and educators. $25 MATERIALS FEE
Academic
Jul 27 - 31, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 11 - 11
During this week-long program, students entering the sixth grade at Kent Denver will have the chance to become more confident and comfortable in their humanities skills before they begin their KDS career! Working with two Kent Denver Middle School Teachers, students will become familiar with the expectations of a Kent Denver sixth grade student of History and English. Students will practice their reading and writing and will learn about the requirements of academic conversations. The core text for the week will be the summer reading book, and the teachers will also provide auxiliary texts to augment student learning. By the end of the week, students should feel confident entering a Kent Denver English or History class. Materials Fee: $15
Academic
Jul 20 - 24, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 11 - 14
Ever dream of writing your own TV show? What about your very own Netflix series? In this creative writing class, students will work together to create their very own science fiction Netflix shows. Writers will write, draw, storyboard, and even cast their shows. They will craft suspenseful episodes that will keep their viewers hooked, and add unique twists and turns, otherworldly aliens and spaceships, and unexpected magic and mayhem.  Students should be prepared to learn about the world of show business and have lots of fun! Click the link below to learn more about Lighthouse Writers. Materials Fee: $25
Academic
Jun 22 - 26, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 7 - 11
Lighthouse Writers at Kent Denver will offer a week of crafting and creative writing! Young writers will create lots and lots of objects that contain their own original written work to give as gifts to family, friends, and loved ones. Students will learn about making stories and poems being as creative as they want to be, and they will personalize each piece to fit its recipient. And these young artists will find unique and exciting ways to package their work -- in vials and bottles, as puzzles and treasure maps, in mysterious envelopes and misleading boxes, and more! Click link for more information about Lighthouse Writers. $25 MATERIALS FEE
Academic
Jun 15 - 19, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 8 - 10
Writing can be fun, especially when combined with delicious frozen treats, creative movement, peaceful moments and explorative walks. Using a writers’ notebook, students will walk the beautiful campus, stopping to take it in, and write down their observations. As students build on their writing skills, they will expand their thinking into formal or informal pieces of their own. Budding authors will choose to journal, write a poem, a short story - fiction or nonfiction, a friendly letter or a comic strip, or illustrate their thinking, to name just a few options. Students will conclude their week of Writing, Popsicles and Summer Fun!!! with a new found love of writing and an improved confidence as a young writer! $15 MATERIALS FEE
Academic
Jun 15 - 19, 2020 8:30am - 3:00pm | Ages: 8 - 14
Ages 11-15 as required by Red Cross. Babysitting is a great way to earn money, and it’s important to be prepared for all the adventures you may encounter. During this Program, you will receive the 12- hour Red Cross babysitter certification course. In addition to having honed babysitting skills, you will graduate Pediatric CPR, First Aid and AED certified. You will also receive water safety training so you can take your babysitting clients to the pool. Then we will create your babysitting portfolio! Your “babysitter’s bag of tricks" will include numerous activities to entertain kids, you will role play various babysitting scenarios and create a resume, flyer and business cards. Don’t miss a great opportunity to prepare for a summer of babysitting. Material Fee - $75
Academic
Jun 8 - 12, 2020 12:00pm - 3:00pm | Ages: 8 - 14
Do you have a strategic mind and love using it to outwit your opponents? Comes play all the best strategic board games and learn new ones! Whether you're a pro settler or looking to learn some new games, this camp is for you. We'll play Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and more. We'll also discuss our strategies and share ideas! Material Fee - $0
Academic
Jul 13 - 24, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm | Ages: 12 - 17
Competitive Debate will prepare students to compete in Policy Debate at the high school level. Students will learn about the 2020-2021 debate topic, receive lectures about arguments and debate strategy, learn to conduct original topic research, give practice speeches and rebuttal redos, and participate in full practice debates. This class will give students a chance to work with coaches who have extensive knowledge about policy debate and will teach students strategies to be successful within Colorado and nationally. The goal will be to provide students with the topic knowledge, evidence, and skills to be self-sufficient for a year of policy debates with or without a coach. This camp is best suited for students going into their novice year or second year of debate, but students of higher skill levels are welcome.  Materials Fee: $15
Academic
Jul 6 - 10, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 11 - 14
Join Lighthouse Writers at Kent Denver as they challenge students while they journey into a science fiction paradise where writers will create their very own worlds and stories. Students will explore time travel, technological futures, the paranormal, and the deepest realms of outer space. They will study some of their favorite sci-fi stories as they learn the techniques and craft of science fiction’s best authors. Writers will draft, revise, edit and share their fantastical stories. The best part? -- Students will leave the workshop with four drafts of sci-fi originals! Click the link below for more information from Lighthouse Writers. $25 MATERIALS FEE
Academic
Jul 6 - 10, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 7 - 11
Join Lighthouse Writers at Kent Denver as they challenge students to explore poetry through dreams and magic spells. Young Writers will look at The Pillow Book, Zibaldone, Silva Rerum, and Commonplace Book, which are all forms of diaries. They will also look at classic spell poems in literature and poetic elements like lines, stanzas, diction, tone, and theme. Students will then fill their journals with observations, descriptions, dreams, memories, personal stories, spells, charms, and chants. Students will conclude the week by decorating their journals and sharing favorite moments from its pages. Click the link below for more information from Lighthouse Writers. $25 MATERIALS FEE
Academic
Jun 15 - 19, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm | Ages: 11 - 13
So, You Want to be a Doctor! will offer morning sessions where students will create models of the human body, its systems, and/or joints, and organs. Students will do dissections. We will be building working models of body systems and parts such as joints, lungs, and cells. Afternoon sessions will inspire the young doctors to design experiments, collect data, and analyze outcomes, offering new experiments and data that expands from part I. Students will study infectious disease, and gather data to try and solve an outbreak! This week will include a different field trip, which is still being determined. Possibilities include a tour of Anschutz Cancer Research Facility, a dental lab tour, or a tour of the Coroners Office. Students do not have to have completed Part I to participate. The curriculum in Part II differs from Part I in that it will offer students who are interested in taking both weeks the opportunity to explore new concepts and projects and dig deeper into a variety of activities. $100 MATERIALS FEE
Academic
Jun 15 - 19, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm | Ages: 12 - 13
This week-long program will help students in a fun and supportive way to brush up on the essential humanities skills necessary to move successfully to 8th grade. By studying both History and English with teachers from the Kent Denver middle school, students will have the opportunity to hone their academic skills of writing clearly, reading closely, thinking critically, and communicating intelligibly. The core text for the week will be the Kent Denver summer reading book or other summer books assigned from a student’s school. The teachers will also provide interesting auxiliary texts to augment student learning. By the end of the week, students should feel confident that they will be able to thrive in both History and English the following year! $15 MATERIALS FEE
Academic
Jun 8 - 12, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 11 - 14
So many contemporary movies and books share a beating heart with an old fairy tale - Edward Scissorhands with Beauty and the Beast, Pan’s Labyrinth with The Little Match Girl, Coraline with Alice in Wonderland - to name a few. Young Writers will each choose a fairy tale to adapt; from there, the possibilities are endless! Students will write in any genre or form that sparks their interest, learning about literary elements like character, plot, and setting. Writers will “workshop” and support their peers throughout the process of adaptation. Check out other offerings from Lighthouse Writers by clicking the link below.
Academic
Jun 8 - 12, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm | Ages: 8 - 11
So many contemporary movies and books share a beating heart with an old fairy tale - Edward Scissorhands with Beauty and the Beast, Pan’s Labyrinth with The Little Match Girl, Coraline with Alice in Wonderland - to name a few. Young Writers will each choose a fairy tale to adapt; from there, the possibilities are endless! Students will write in any genre or form that sparks their interest, learning about literary elements like character, plot, and setting. Writers will “workshop” and support their peers throughout the process of adaptation. Check out other offerings from Lighthouse Writers by clicking the link below.
Academic
Jun 8 - 12, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm | Ages: 11 - 13
Students will engage in a spectacular summer science class that will explore a variety of scientific topics and disciplines. So, You Want to be a Doctor! will offer morning sessions where students will create models of the human body, its systems, and/or joints. Students will do dissections and create models of body parts such as eyes, hearts, and bones using various tools including 3D printers, computer programs, and materials on hand. Using the models, students will learn how systems work, and what it looks like when the systems are not working properly. Afternoon sessions will inspire the young doctors to design experiments, collect data, and analyze outcomes. Young doctors will choose an area of interest with help from the teacher and investigate to their heart's content! Students will take a field trip to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to see an IMAX movie and enjoy the Expedition Health exhibition along with other great discovery exhibitions. Students will learn techniques such as suturing, basic first aid, and how to identify a stroke. This is the camp for students interested in health, medicine, and the human body!
Academic

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