Summer Scholars

Session 1: August 13-17, 2018
Session 2: August 20-24, 2018

Duration: One week
Fee: $250 lunch included

All-Star Sports: (Ages 4-6 & 7-10)
Stay active and develop new interests!
Enjoy sports, but can’t choose a favorite? Enrolled students will be exposed to a variety of different sports. They will explore the fundamentals of these sports from well-rounded, caring coaches, whose missions are to keep your kid active through positive sportsmanship. Available Sessions 1 & 2.

American Girl: (Ages 8-12)  This session is full.
What a wonderful way to be introduced to Fashion Design, Sewing and Construction! Campers will sketch out some ideas for 18” doll clothes and make a custom wardrobe for their doll. There will be a variety of fabrics and trims so that each camper can customize their projects. Campers will need to bring an 18” doll and 1 yard of their favorite pre-washed fabric to camp.  Available Session 2 ONLY!

Art at Park: (Ages 4-6 & 7-12)  These sessions are full.
Designed to give you a chance to work in a creative setting and adventure around a beautiful campus
filled with forest, pond, marsh, and an outdoor classroom area filled with art — you are sure to be inspired. Join us for drawing, cartooning, painting, earth art, clay sculpture and pottery, creative crafts and much more! Bring your ideas, be ready to get messy, and be willing to explore and experiment with various materials, styles and art techniques. Let's have some creative fun!  Available Session 1 ONLY!

Cabaret: (Ages 8-14)
For the young theatre enthusiast!
Scholars will discover how to use theatre techniques to enhance their interpersonal skills and engage in activities that will encourage them to be creative and use their imaginations. Scholars will write, direct, and act in their final performance!  Available Sessions 1 & 2.

Cooking: (Ages 7-10)
Learn and enjoy new recipes that you can share with your family and friends!
Cooking, baking, freezing, frying and blending are all a part of this fun, hands on camp. Campers are encouraged to bring ideas and recipes of foods they are interested in making and we will try to make as many as possible. Each day there will be a counselor directed cooking activity in addition to what the campers choose to make. Be prepared for a week full of fun and food!  Available Sessions 1 & 2.

Extreme Weather Camp: (Ages 8-13)
Campers will be using different instruments to measure the weather; such as a thermometer, hygrometer, barometer, wind vane, and rain gauge. While tracking the current weather, we will also be making our own forecast videos. Our future meteorologist will explore and learn by adding various disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, landslide, and steroid/comet collisions to their projects. You may need a parka or bathing suit, each day is an adventure!  Available Sessions 1 & 2.

Fashion Lab:  (Ages 8-12)  This session is full.
This camp provides the best parts of fashion and design:
teaching students how to design, sew, and style their own garments and accessories in one week! The best part is… camp ends with a Fashion Runway Show for parents and friends! Our fashionistas will show off their garments and fabulous accessories on Friday at pickup. Campers will need to bring 2 yards of pre-washed fabric to camp.  Available Session 1 ONLY!

STEAM: (Ages 8-12)
STEAM is the integration of art into STEM
(science, technology, engineering and math). In this Summer Scholar Camp, children will be exploring STEAM by doing projects and creating things that incorporate these subject areas. Examples include the “Great Egg Drop” which engages small teams in the challenge of building a package for a single egg which can sustain a fall and the “Tin Foil Tower Challenge” which has groups engineering the TALLEST tower possible just out of on box aluminum foil! Join us for a fun filled week of STEAM challenges!  Available Sessions 1 & 2.

Tennis:  (Ages 8-12)
Game, Set, Match!
For the young tennis enthusiast! For beginners and intermediate players – pick up some new techniques, brush up on some old techniques, lose those bad habits, and enjoy a full week of challenging tennis games and exercises.  Available Sessions 1 & 2.

3-D Printing:  (Ages 10-14)
Explore how 3D printing is helping shape our future and learn how engineering and design are involved.  Scholars will prototype their own 3D models using CAD (computer aided design) and make their creation come off the page!  Available Sessions 1 & 2.

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(Please note that you will have to complete the registration form for each child individually, however you will be able to sign up one child for multiple weeks at once.)

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Summer Scholars Session Schedules:

Session 1:  August 13-17
All-Star Sports (4-6 years old)
All-Star Sports (7-10 years old)
Art at Park (4-6 years old) FULL
Art at Park (7-12 years old) FULL
Cabaret (8-14 years old)
Cooking (7-10 years old)
Extreme Weather (8-13 years old)
Fashion Lab (8-12 years old) FULL
STEAM (8-12 years old)
Tennis (8-12 years old)
3D Printing (10-14 years old)

Session 2:  August 20-24
All-Star Sports (4-6 years old)
All-Star Sports (7-10 years old)
American Girl (8-12 years old) FULL
Cabaret (8-14 years old)
Cooking (7-10 years old)
Extreme Weather (8-13 years old)
STEAM (8-12 years old)
Tennis (8-12 years old)
3D Printing (10-14 years old)
Founded in 1912, The Park School of Buffalo has the distinction of being one the oldest Progressive schools in the country. Park is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 300 students enrolled in prekindergarten (3 and 4 year olds), lower school (kindergarten through grade 4), middle school (grades 5 through 8), and upper school (grades 9 through 12). Park is uniquely situated on 34 beautiful acres in Amherst, New York. The School’s campus – formerly a farm – includes a pond, marsh, gardens, and a greenhouse while being located just minutes from downtown Buffalo and easily accessible from many communities throughout Western New York. Park’s educational philosophy embraces active, student-centered learning, delivered by exceptional teachers who design and continuously update a robust curriculum. Faculty members approach each student as an individual within the context of a kind and respectful community. From the preschool years through college preparation, The Park School of Buffalo helps learners realize their own unique potentials and prepares them to be confident, successful, life-long learners.

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