Mounds Park Academy

Middle School

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Entering Grades: 6 – 9

Come celebrate, learn, and enjoy the magic of creating great music together. Jamming together, playing by ear, and ultimately performing a recorded concert at the end of the week. Class will be taught by both notation and ear. Focus will be on developing good technique to better assist in playing more difficult music. Music styles will include Old Time Fiddle, Irish, Bluegrass, and Americana. Music is flexible for beginners to advanced players.

Confirmation and program details sent out upon registration.

Camp Operations in response to COVID-19:
Based on CDC recommendations, we will operate our summer program with COVID-19 safety protocols. Detailed procedures with be sent to all participating families.

Sections Offered
June 14 – 18 — summer 9 – 11 AM
Entering Grades: 5 – 6

Refresh your French, or get acquainted with the language, as we work through language structure with games, stories, music, food, and FUN! Along with exploring the culture, the class will develop the fundamental skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Designed for beginning langauge students as well as those who have studied some French.

Confirmation and program details sent out upon registration.

Camp Operations in response to COVID-19:
Based on CDC recommendations, we will operate our summer program with COVID-19 safety protocols. Detailed procedures with be sent to all participating families.

Sections Offered
July 12 – 16 — summer 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Entering Grades: 7 – 8

Here is the class to get your brain back into French! During this refresher class, we'll review langauage basics while creating a take-away of everything we cover during the week. A great resource tool for the upcoming school year! During class we will focus on vocabulary preperation, basic expression, and grammar concepts, so you can hit the ground running when school starts. Along with the basics, we'll also include some FUN French cultural activities to round off the week. A great time for all!

Sections Offered
August 2 – 6 — summer 9 – 11 AM
Entering Grades: 7 – 12

Bring your imagination and voice to life through graphic design! Graphic design is a modern way to communicate and creatively express yourself, especially while living in a virtual world. Learn the fundamentals of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop to create unique visuals, graphics, artwork, prints, and gifs!

Confirmation and program details sent out upon registration.

Camp Operations in response to COVID-19:
Based on CDC recommendations, we will operate our summer program with COVID-19 safety protocols. Detailed procedures with be sent to all participating families.

Sections Offered
July 19 – 23 — Summer 10 – 11:30 AM
Entering Grades: 6 – 8

Through a sequence of woodworking projects chosen by students, participants will learn how to use the tools in the makerspace to build projects such as a toolbox, birdhouse, light-up sign, stilts, pencil holder, desk organizer, candle holder, Tic-Tac-Toe board, message board, and a project of the student's choice. Students will learn about shop safety, workshop etiquette, measuring techniques and tricks, clamping, cutting, jigs, joinery, clamping, and much more. Students will also utilize the laser cutter to personalize their projects.

Confirmation and program details sent out upon progam registration.

Camp Operations in response to COVID-19:
Based on CDC recommendations, we will operate our summer program with COVID-19 safety protocols. Detailed procedures with be sent to all participating families.

Sections Offered
June 21 – 25 — Summer 1 – 3 PM
Entering Grades: 4 – 9

Mounds Park Academy Basketball is excited to offer their annual Summer Panther Basketball Camp held June 14-17 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM in the Lansing Sport Center. With more than 40 campers attending last year, they are expecting another tremendous camp. Emphasis on shooting, ball handling, and fundamentals for all skill levels. All campers receive a camp t-shirt.

For more information and to register on Athletics Department website, click on this link...MPA Sports Camp

Entering Grades: K – 6

  • If you like soccer, then this is for you! The MPA soccer coaches have designed a fun and challenging week of activities for all soccer players, beginner through advanced. Enhance your skills, learn something new and develop team concepts in a fun and friendly environment. All campers receive a camp t-shirt.

    For more information and to register on Athletics website, clink on this link...MPA Sports Camp

Entering Grades: 5 – 8

The Mounds Park Academy Girls' Volleyball program is excited to host their youth volleyball camp this summer. Varsity Coach Kunze-Hoeg will lead this camp with assistant coaches and current and former players. Camp will emphasize volleyball fundamentals!

For more information and to register on Athletics Department website, click on this link...MPA Sports Camp

Entering Grades: 6 – 8

Here it the class to get your brain back into Spanish. During this refresher class, we'll review langauage basics while creating a take-away of everything we cover during the week. A great resource tool for the upcoming school year! During class we will focus vocabulary preperation and basic expression and grammar concepts, so you can hit the ground running when school starts. Along with the basics, we'll also include some fun Spanish cultural activities to round off the week. A great time for all!

Sections Offered
August 2 – 6 — summer 1 – 3 PM