Elementary School


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 22-26, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                            ACC Annex
YTHC 1210M01-58490 (grades 3-5) add to cart                            $79

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                             ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1210M02-58784 (grades 3-5) add to cart                            $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 9-10:30 a.m.                                      ACC Annex
YTHC 1210M03-59126 (grades 3-5) add to cart                           $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, June 22-26, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                            ACC Annex
YTHC 1211M01-58126 (grades 3-5) add to cart                               $79

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                                ACC Annex
YTHC 1211M02-58785 (grades 3-5) add to cart                               $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                                  ACC Annex
YTHC 1211M03-59127 (grades 3-5) add to cart                              $ 79

Be a Writer/Discover Writing

Students will explore the excitement of writing.  Learn what makes a good writer. Learn what makes their writing appeal to the reader!  This course will encourage the student too learn how to write effectively, creatively and concisely!  Write for the love of writing!

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                               ACC Annex
YTHC 1100M01-59359 (grades 3-5) add to cart                               $79

Battle of the Books

In this course the students will compete to see how well their teammates know the books they have read. How good is their memory? They will look at different aspects of the books and analyze the books in great detail.  It is a fun, exciting, and collaborative way to investigate books!

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 9-10:30 a.m.                              ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1101M01-59360 (grades 3-5) add to cart                       $79


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 6-10, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                               ACC Annex
YTHC 1204M01-59139 (grades 3-5) add to cart                            $79

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                          ACC Annex
YTHC 1204M02-58124 (grades 3-5) add to cart                            $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 2:30-4 p.m.                                           ACC Annex
YTHC 1204M03-59128 (grades 3-5) add to cart                             $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 22-26, 9-10:30 a.m.                                   ACC Annex
YTHC 1165M01-58825 (ages 5-12) add to cart        $79, $18 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 6-10, 2:30-4 p.m.                                         ACC Annex
YTHC 1150M01-58510 (grades 4-7) add to cart                             $79

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 9-10:30 a.m.                                   ACC Annex
YTHC 1150M02-59129 (grades 4-7) add to cart                              $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 13-17, 2:30-4 p.m.                                    ACC Annex
YTHC 1151M01-58511 (grades 4-7) add to cart                            $79

Mon-Fri, Aug. 3-7, 9-10:30 a.m.                                     ACC Annex
YTHC 1151M02-59130 (grades 4-7) add to cart                           $79

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, July 6-10, 9-10:30 a.m.                                     ACC Annex
YTHC 1019M01-59142 (grades 3-5) add to cart        $79, $15 material fee to instructor

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 9-10:30 a.m.                                    ACC Annex
YTHC 1019M02-59143 (grades 3-5) add to cart        $79, $15 material fee to instructor

Theatre: Put on a Play

This class allows students to play with their favorite stories through theatre, crafts, song and dance.  Growing artistically and socially, campers are encouraged to let their imaginations go wild and harness their creativity to collaborate with others.  Students will grow their understanding of storytelling and acting fundamentals. Students will develop characters, explore plot, and stretch their imagination through word.

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                                ACC Annex
YTHC 1105M01-59361 (grades 3-5) add to cart                              $79

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 9-10:30 a.m.                                   ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1105M02-59362 (grades 3-5) add to cart                              $79

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 9-10:30 a.m.                                    ACC Annex
YTHC 1105M03-59363 (grades 3-5) add to cart                              $79

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

Rockets and Rocketry

Want to design, build, and fly your own model rocket?  You will see and learn how mathematics explains the world of rockets and aerospace through simple lessons in Newtonian physics and rocket flight.  Learn the laws of rocket stability, fluid dynamics, and aerodynamics.  You will study stable rocket flight designs and ultimately design your own flight vehicle.  Get prepared to launch your own rocket! 

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                          ACC Annex
YTHC 1235M01-59364 (grades 4-8) add to cart                          $119

Brain Games

Challenge your mind. Keep your brain at its peak performance!  Learn tasks that will keep your brain exercised which is what we need to keep our brain healthy!  The brain is not a passive recipient of learning.  In order to learn new information the brain must be able to focus on important cues and hold them in short term memory.  Let’s exercise our brain!

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 2:30-4 p.m.                                      ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1196M01-59365 (grades 3-5) add to cart                           $79

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 2:30-4 p.m.                                   ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1196M02-59366 (grades 3-5) add to cart                          $79

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                        ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1196M03-59367 (grades 3-5) add to cart                          $79

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 22-26, 2:30-4 p.m.                                 ACC Annex
YTHC 1208M01-58493 (grades 3-5) add to cart                          $79

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 2:30-4 p.m.                                   ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1208M02-58128 (grades 3-5) add to cart                          $79 

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                               ACC Annex
YTHC 1208M03-58969 (grades 3-5) add to cart                        $79

Problem Solving with Math

Learn how to solve problems using the basic strategies that will work every time!  We all have problems to solve, decisions to make.  In order to solve these problems and make good decisions, we first have to understand the problem. It provides strategies for facing everyday problems.  This course teaches kids how to think!  The student will learn to recognize the problem, devise and carry out strategies, evaluate the reasonableness of the solutions, and then justify the methods, strategies, and solutions.

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 2:30-4 p.m.                                   ACC Annex
YTHC 1146M01-59368 (grades 3-5) add to cart                          $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 22-26, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                        ACC Annex
YTHC 1170M01-58786 (grades 4-8) add to cart                         $79

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 2:30-4 p.m.                                    ACC Annex
YTHC 1170M02-58787 (grades 4-8) add to cart                          $79

Mon-Fri, Aug 3-7, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                            ACC Annex
YTHC 1170M03-58970 (grades 4-8) add to cart                         $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 6-10, 9-10:30 a.m.                                ACC Annex
YTHC 1181M01-59022 (grades 4-6) add to cart                       $99

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 9-10:30 a.m.                              ACC Annex
YTHC 1181M02-59023 (grades 4-6) add to cart                       $99

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                        ACC Annex
YTHC 1181 M03-59171 (grades 4-6) add to cart                       $99

Mystery Science

Students discover the world around them. They learn to ask questions and are challenged to explain their observations. Students develop their own theories, then test and refine them through experimentation.  Students are naturally curious. Students will not only explore but also learn the scientific processes as they work together to perform experiments and hands-on exercises.

Mon-Fri, July 6-10, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                        ACC Annex
YTHC 1110M01-59369 (grades 3-5) add to cart                       $79

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                       ACC Annex
YTHC 1110M02-59370 (grades 3-5) add to cart                      $79


Creative Photography

Students learn about creative composition, effective lighting, viewpoint, focal length, basic information about shutter speed, aperture, and more.  This is an interactive class as students take images with cameras they bring from home.  Students will showcase their unique images with a creative photo project that they bring home the last day. If using I phones, images need to be mailed to the instructor by midnight Wed. of the class week. 

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 10:45-12:15 p.m.                    ACC Annex
YTHC 1190M01-59371 (grades 3-5) add to cart     $79, $10 material fee to instructor 

Creative Kids

Students create projects in class while learning creative thinking skills that will benefit them for a lifetime.  Using a Five Step process students will be able to quickly adapt the information to other situations.  Projects include using a variety of mixed media:  acrylic paint, print, ink, water color, and more.

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                        ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1185M01-58492 (grades 3-5) add to cart    $79, $10 material fee to instructor 

Confident and Capable Kids

Students will discover their interests, gain confidence and develop life skills through activities, discussion, role play and projects.  Students will go home with a time capsule, photo, self-portrait and vision board. This class can be taken alone or together with Creative Kids. 

Mon-Fri, July 13-17, 2:30-4 p.m.                                 ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1184M01-59372 (grades 3-5) add to cart     $79, $10 material fee to instructor

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 6-10, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                            ACC Annex closed
YTHC 1202M01-58121 (grades 3-12) add to cart                      $79

Mon-Fri, July 20-24, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                         ACC Annex
YTHC 1202M02-59133 (grades 3-12) add to cart                      $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 13-17, 12:45-2:15 p.m.                          ACC Annex
YTHC 1203M01-58122 (grades 3-12) add to cart                       $79

Mon-Fri, July 27-31, 2:30-4 p.m.                                  ACC Annex
YTHC 1203M02-59134 (grades 3-12) add to cart                       $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.

Mon-Fri, June 22-26, 9-10:30 a.m.                                  ACC Annex
YTHC 1239M01-58153 (age 11 or older) add to cart   $89, $20 material fee to instructor


This class is for those who have not played before or are just getting started. Learn the basics of the game including:  strokes, scoring, footwork, and tennis etiquette.  By the end of class, you will have learned the grips and basic strokes of the forehand, backhand, serve, volley, and overhead shots. You will also be introduced to effective ways to practice as well as fundamental singles and doubles positioning and play.

Mon-Fri, June 22-26, 9-10:30 a.m.                             ACC Annex
YTHC 1130M01-59373 (grades 4-8) add to cart                        $79