Elementary School

GEAR-UP FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS ACADEMY

Author’s Chair: Improve Writing Skills
Learn to communicate effectively through your written work. Sharpen your skills in writing essay questions, reports, and term papers. Develop expertise in grammar, sentence and paragraph construction. Clarify your thoughts and the organization of your page.

Mon-Fri, June 23-27, 1-2:30 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1210M01-58490 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, July 14-18, 1-2:30 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1210M02-58784 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 4-8, 1-2:30 p.m.        ACC North Building
YTHC 1210M03-59126 (grades 3-5)        $79

Be A Critic! Improve Reading
Increase your reading skills and gain confidence to help you in your school work. Experience how reading can be fun as you grasp easy reading strategies. Use phonics as you improve your reading. Improve reading comprehension and discover hands-on fun as you get ready for the new school year.

Mon-Fri, July 7-11, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1211M01-58126 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, July 28-Aug 1, 1-2:30 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1211M02-58785 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 4-8, 2:45-4:15 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1211M03-59127 (grades 3-5)        $79

Word Detectives
Calling all super spellers! Join us as we play a variety of word games, learn new vocab strategies and apply to new words. Silly and unusual words included!

Mon-Fri, July 7-11, 9-10:30 a.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1012M01-59136 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1012M02-59137 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 4-8, 1-2:30 p.m.        ACC North Building
YTHC 1012M03-59138 (grades 3-5)        $79

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS ACADEMY

Fantasy Writing: Become a Creative Writer
Learn how to write with excitement. Use words to express your imagination. Review the basics of being a good author and start writing your own stories. Expand your vocabulary and learn to write with confidence.

Mon-Fri, July 7-11, 1-2:30 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1204M01-59139 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 9-10:30 a.m.      ACC North Building
YTHC 1204M02-58124 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 4-8, 9-10:30 a.m.         ACC North Building
YTHC 1204M03-59128 (grades 3-5)     $79

Roll Up Your Shirt Sleeves: Use Clay!
Come have fun while learning the hand building techniques of clay! Create different clay projects including bowls, mugs, and a human figure. The last 2 days, glaze the projects.

Mon-Fri, June 23-27, 9-10:30 a.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1165M01-58825 (ages 5-12)         $79, $18 material fee to instructor

Digital Native Using Memories!
Amaze yourself and others with how creative you can be! Through games, activities and projects, learn creative thinking techniques sure to inspire. Discover how to incorporate elements of design as you make a time capsule, create a frame, decorate a hat, paint images, and more. The instructor will photograph you and provide images for you to use in projects. Go home with photos, projects, and an idea booklet.

Mon-Fri, July 14-18, 9-10:30 a.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1185M02-58997 (grades 3-6)        $79, $8 material fee to instructor

Beginning Spanish I
Learn simple conversational phrases as well as the Spanish alphabet, colors, numbers and clothing, all through creative and fun ways to remember vocabulary.  

Mon-Fri, July 7-11, 1-2:30 p.m.        ACC North Building
YTHC 1151M01-58510 (grades 4-7)     $79

Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 1-2:30 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1151M02-59129 (grades 4-7)        $79

Beginning Spanish II
Building upon Spanish I, discover more conversational phrases as well as expressing likes and dislikes, directions, and describing things in a home.

Mon-Fri, July 14-18, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1051M01-58511 (grades 4-7)     $79

Mon-Fri, July 28-Aug 1, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.  ACC North Building
YTHC 1051M02-59130 (grades 4-7)         $79

Mazzles
Solve unusual mazes and puzzles. A fun way to create brain teasers and share with your friends!  You will design original mazes and puzzles plus board games based on your special interest.  

Mon-Fri, June 23-27. 1-2:30 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1015M01-59140 (grades 5-8)        $79, $10 material fee to instructor

Mon-Fri, July 14-18, 1-2:30 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1015M02-59141 (grades 5-8)        $79, $10 material fee to instructor

Canvas and Cookies
Discover a step-by-step process on how to paint two featured paintings on a canvas.  Explore basic painting skills such as brush types and color mixing.  Sessions last 1.5 hours.  Enjoy a cookie at the end and have a wonderful art piece to be taken home. (Please clarify any food allergies when registering for the class)

Mon-Fri, June 23-27, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1019M01-59142 (grades 3-5)     $79, $15 material fee to instructor

Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1019M02-59143 (grades 3-5)        $79, $15 material fee to instructor

Mon-Fri, July 28-Aug 1, 9-10:30 a.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1019M03-59144 (grades 6-8)        $79, $15 material fee to instructor

American Exploration
Pack your bags for a road trip across the U.S. Stops across the Northeast, South, Midwest and the West. What makes our country unique? Learn through virtual tours, arts, and crafts!

Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 9-10:30 a.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1024M02-59146 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 4-8, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1024M03-59147 (grades 3-5)         $79

Mosaic Art
Create your own master piece with a variety of color, shapes and materials! Based on the work by Eric Carle.

Mon-Fri, July 7-11, 9-10:30 a.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1027M01-59148 (grades 3-5)        $79, $5 material fee to instructor

Mon-Fri, July 14-18, 2:45-4:15 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1027M02-59149 (grades 3-5)        $79, $5 material fee to instructor

S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) ACADEMY

Chocolate Math 3-5
Expand your mathematical mind and enhance your taste buds as you solve challenging math problems and eat chocolate candy. Do card tricks, brainteasers, and logic puzzles while discovering how M&M’s and Hershey Chocolate Bars can expand your math capabilities. Bring calculator (optional).

Mon-Fri, June 23-27, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1208M01-58493 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, July 14-18, 2:45-4:15 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1208M02-58128 (grades 3-5)        $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 4-8, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1208M03-58969 (grades 3-5)        $79

Your Fingers, Your Words! Keyboarding Skills
Learn correct keyboarding skills using accuracy and speed. Have fun with games to type words before they pass by and stories from easy to difficult to type. Receive a printed paper showing your speed in words per minute.

Mon-Fri, June 23-27, 1-2:30 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1170M01-58786 (grades 4-8)        $79

Mon-Fri, July 14-18, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1170M02-58787 (grades 4-8)        $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 4-8, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1170M03-58970 (grades 4-8)        $79

Junior Engineer Academy: Build with Legos!
Let your imagination run wild with LEGOs. Build engineering designed projects such as boats, bridges, and more. Use special pieces to create a unique design. Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO building and apply simple machine structures.

Mon-Fri, July 7-11, 9-10:30 a.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1181M01-59022 (grades 4-6)        $79

Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 1-2:30p.m.      ACC North Building
YTHC 1181M02-59023 (grades 4-6)        $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 4-8, 9-10:30 a.m.      ACC North Building
YTHC 1181 M03-59171 (grades 4-6)    $79

GENERAL ENRICHMENT

Crime Scene Investigation: The Art and Science of Solving Crimes
Come and join members of the Colorado State Patrol Vehicular Crimes Unit to learn about the ins and outs of solving crimes using modern technology and forensic science.  Learn how to collect fingerprints, dust for prints on items of evidence, and preserve the prints to use in solving crimes. Discuss the science of DNA and the physics and math behind investigating car accidents.

Wed, July 9, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.             ACC North Building
YTHC 1155M01-59175 (grades 5-8)        $69

It’s Your Move! Beginning Chess
Investigate what it takes to become a chess player. Discover how the pieces move, the object of the game, and rules of the game. Basic strategy and basic checkmates will be covered. Instructor has been teaching chess for over 10 years and is an USCF-rated expert.

Mon-Fri, July 7-11, 1-2:30 p.m.        ACC North Building
YTHC 1202M01-58121 (grades 3-12)    $79

Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 1-2:30 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1202M02-59133 (grades 3-12)     $79

It’s Your Move Again! Intermediate Chess
Continue to learn more chess strategies. Prerequisite: You must know the rules of chess (how the pieces move and the object of the game) or have taken Beginning Chess.

Mon-Fri, July 14-18, 1-2:30 p.m.     ACC North Building
YTHC 1203M01-58122 (grades 3-12)    $79

Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 2:45-4:15 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1203M02-59134 (grades 3-12)    $79

Chess All Wrapped Up! A Quick Review of Chess
Further investigation about what it takes to compete in chess and to apply the rules and strategies of chess.  This is a comprehensive class to reinforce chess skills recently learned or known and a fun way to get more playing time with other chess players. 

Mon-Fri, July 28-Aug 1, 1-2:30 p.m.    ACC North Building
YTHC 1040M01-59150 (grades 3-12)    $79

Red Cross Babysitting
Getting ready to get a job and earn money in the field of babysitting? Learn what to do in an emergency, how to administer first aid, and what is needed to keep a child safe. Study the techniques of feeding, burping, changing a diaper, dressing, and carrying a baby. An introduction to rescue breathing and conscious choking for infants and children will also be covered. You must be 11 years old or older to take this class. Fee includes a Red Cross Babysitting Guide and certificate upon successful completion.

Sat, July 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.            ACC North Building
YTHC 1239M01-58153 (age 11 or older)     $87, $20 material fee to instructor

Sat, Aug 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.             ACC North Building  
YTHC 1239M02-59135 (age 11 or older)    $87, $20 material fee to instructor