2022 Summer Classes

Registration opens on Monday, March 28 at 9:00am.

Program dates: June 13 – July 14. No classes June 20 & July 4

Classes include art, science, music, sports, math, language arts, dual language classes in 3 languages (Spanish, Mandarin, & French), and so much more.

Intro Classes – Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade

English, Spanish, Mandarin, and French

Whether your child needs to catch up or get ready to move ahead, intro classes are designed to prepare our youngest students for Kindergarten,1st, and 2nd grades. Children will prepare for the coming school year by engaging in language arts, mathematics, art, and music. This fun introduction enhances their readiness for both the social and academic settings of elementary school.

Introduction to Kindergarten Mandarin Immersion

Designed to prepare students entering into PUSD’s Mandarin Immersion Program, students will have fun learning basic instructions and vocabulary in Mandarin.  Activities will include language arts, mathematics, art, and music. Students must be five years old by Sept. 1, 2022.

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Introduction to Kindergarten Spanish Immersion

Designed to prepare students entering into PUSD’s Spanish Immersion Program, students will have fun learning basic instructions and vocabulary in Spanish. Activities will involve language arts, mathematics, art, and music. Students must be five years old by Sept. 1, 2022.

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Introduction to Kindergarten

Children prepare for kindergarten by engaging in language arts, mathematics, art, and music. This fun introduction enhances their readiness for both the social and academic settings of elementary school. Students must be five years old by Sept. 1, 2022.

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Introduction to First Grade Spanish Immersion

Reinforces the reading, math, and language skills learned in the kindergarten year of PUSD's Spanish Immersion Program. Class is open to any student who has already completed one year of a Spanish Immersion Program. Students must be six years old by Sept. 1, 2022.

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Introduction to First Grade

Designed to help ease the transition from kindergarten to 1st grade, students will engage in creative, thematic activities that reinforce reading and mathematics. As students are introduced to 1st grade curriculum, they will gain skills for academic success. Students must be six years old by Sept. 1, 2022.

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Introduction to Second Grade Spanish Immersion

Reinforces reading, math, and the language skills learned in the first two years of PUSD's Spanish Immersion Program. Class is open to any student who has already completed two years of a Spanish immersion program. Students must be seven years old by Sept. 1, 2022.

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Introduction to Second Grade

Welcome to second grade! Let's build on our first grade skills in preparation for a solid start in second grade. An emphasis will be on creativity as we read, write, explore and problem solve. Students must be seven years old by Sept. 1, 2022.

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Prep Classes

 

Middle, High School, and College

Entering  middle, high school, or college and want to be ready for the next level? Our prep classes promote the academic, social, and emotional growth of students by expanding on the foundation established in elementary, middle school, and high school.

Expanded Learning and Enrichment

 

Grades 3-12

3D Printing, Innovation Club, Musical Theater, Storytelling, Tennis, and so much more. Students will choose 3  classes from our rich variety of classes with unique content themes and areas of focus.

Franklin | Grades K-6

San Rafael | Grades K-6

Field | Grades K-8

Computer Wizards

Students will engage in subjects such as English Language Arts, Science, Arts, Movement, and Social Emotional Learning, while developing their overall computer skills.Students will practice typing, use safe internet research techniques, and learn positive habits and tips to make the most out of their time on the computer.

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Garden Masters

Ever wonder what it takes to grow your own food? Students will test soil, identify bugs, learn to grow new plants, practice healthy nutritional habits, and much more.Come investigate horticultural practices in this hands-on workshop and receive your Jr. Garden Master certificate.

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Latin America Arts Tour

Let's embark on an artistic adventure and journey through various Spanish-speaking cultures and countries! Students will discover and explore new cultural traditions, artistic practices, unique dances, and local languages while building their English and Spanish vocabulary and comprehension. English and Spanish

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Zumba

This lively cardio dance class gets students moving and grooving! Student self-esteem and body awareness will grow as we learn to dance salsa, merengue, cumbia, and hip-hop. English & Spanish

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The Hero’s Journey

Come and discover the hero’s journey as you learn about theater arts, English, and history! Class combines the elements of reading and writing during English with the theatrical, storytelling elements of the hero’s journey throughout literature along with tales of real-life adventurers, heroes, and heroines throughout history. Students will be incorporating skills they learn from all three subjects to create and perform their own play together!

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Reading Comes Alive

Are you constantly on the hunt for a new fantasy world to explore? If so, this class is perfect for you! We will discuss plot points (and holes), character traits, author's purpose, the rules that guide the world, and any other topic on your mind. Whether your are a seasoned reader of fantasy or just venturing into your first "Other World" experience, you'll be eager to up your next book!

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Exploration of Art

Calling all artists! Come and learn about different artists as we create our own masterpieces. We will investigate different techniques including papier mache, water color, and much more. If you love being creative, this is the class for you.

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Art through the Ages

Explore the styles and techniques of artists from around the world! Students will learn about the elements of art and create their own masterpieces by using techniques artists have used throughout history.

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Festival of Stories

Through the use of verbal expression, body language, improvisation, and other techniques, students learn the ancient art of oral storytelling. Students will discover their own unique talent and expressiveness as they "command the stage" and bring characters to life. English & Spanish

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English Language Detectives

Use your detective skills to hunt for context clues and discover new vocabulary. English language learners will be immersed in a supportive environment with an emphasis on reading and writing. Engaging games and daily discussions will prepare students for proficiency in English. By principal recommendation only.

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Action Sports

Through playing games such as Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, and capture the flag, students develop fundamental sports skills and athletic ability, all while enjoying the spirit of teamwork.

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Science Discovery

Students will examine key scientific concepts, and explore physical earth and life science through exciting activities such as creating volcanoes and studying Jurassic fossils. They will create a daily project as a record of their learning.

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Tennis Camp

Learning the fundamentals of tennis such as footwork, grip, and stance, are essential to becoming a competitive player, but it's only the beginning in this tennis camp! As players build on basic strokes, practice their serve and return serve, and put their skills to the test playing against each other, they will study and research the game of tennis, journal their findings, learn about healthy habits, and even participate in yoga!

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All About Habitats

Do you love learning about unheard of animals? Building and designing things? If so, this is the perfect class for you! Through our journey, students strengthen critical thinking skills, ingenuity, and problem solving, all while exploring various habitats, including the Arroyo, the home to a large variety of wildlife, reptiles and bugs.

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Art Studio

Come and experiment and build skills with a wide range of media, techniques and "concepts in art" from drawing and painting to sculpture, clay and mixed media. Students will learn by looking at the work of a wide range of historical and contemporary artists, focusing in particularly on underrepresented and less well-known artists as inspiration for self expression and communication.

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Art Adventures

Come explore the wonderful world of art as we take inspiration from famous contemporary artists! Students will to create their own masterpieces through various mediums and learn about the elements of art by using techniques artists have used.

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Geometry in Nature and Art

What do pyramids and geometry have in common? Come and investigate shapes and patterns by traveling back to the origins of numbers and form. Students will explore science, art, and philosophy and bring fun back to math!

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Hot Wheels Speedometry

Hot Wheels® Speedometry™ is a fun and engaging way to learn concepts
such as energy, force, and motion. Students will learn scientific and engineering
practices such as analyzing and interpreting data. This educational curriculum, co-created with researchers at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, combines Hot Wheels® fun, imagination, and action, as well as toys and tracks to accelerate learning.

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String Orchestra

Calling all budding musicians! In this class, students who are beginning or developing their musical chops will experience being part of an orchestra. We will focus on posture, note reading, sound and song production, interactive game play, an movement. Instruments include the violin, viola, cello, and bass. Class culminates in a grand performance. Instruments provided.

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Music & Rhythms

In this class, music and rhythms are used as a foundation for greater learning. Students will not only learn to play percussion instruments and read notes, they will also expand their rhythmic skills through singing and dancing. Instruments provided.

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Rock Band

Rock out in this course designed for the young musician. Learn the basics of
acoustic guitar, electric guitar, drums,bass, and keyboards. Students will have
fun playing popular songs and will learn the basics of all instruments. This class is open to all skill levels. Instruments provided.

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World Habitats

This course focuses on the five major habitats around the world, Aquatic, Grasslands, Desert, Rainforest, and Arctic. Each week will be focused on a habitat, and each day focusing on an animal from that habitat. Students will learn about an animal within that habitat through reading, arts and crafts, games , technology, and much more.

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Tennis Camp

Learning the fundamentals of tennis such as footwork, grip, and stance, are essential to becoming a competitive player, but it's only the beginning in this tennis camp! As players build on basic strokes, practice their serve and return serve, and put their skills to the test playing against each other, they will study and research the game of tennis, journal their findings, learn about healthy habits, and even participate in yoga!

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Reading Comes Alive

Are you constantly on the hunt for a new fantasy world to explore? If so, this class is perfect for you! We will discuss plot points (and holes), character traits, author's purpose, the rules that guide the world, and any other topic on your mind. Whether your are a seasoned reader of fantasy or just venturing into your first "Other World" experience, you'll be eager to up your next book!

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McKinley | Grades K-6

Eliot Middle School | Grades 4-12

Grades 4-9

Grades 9-12