Mounds Park Academy

Summer Program

Welcome to Summer at MPA! We are excited to share our 2019 Summer Enrichment Class and Camp offerings! You will find a variety of opportunities to hlep motivate and nuture your child's curiosity and learning, while having fun in the process.

ENRICHMENT CLASSES

Summer Enrichment Class Week runs June 17-21and offers a wide variety of engaging class topics such as: Chess, Art, Science, Carpentry, Sports, and more. Enrichment classes run between 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, with 90-minute and 3 hour class sessions available. There is a supervised lunch and recess break at 12:10 PM (between morning and afternoon classes). Also, during Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club Care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am and 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

CAMP INVENTION

During the week of June 24-28, we are offering the National Award-Winning STEM program, CAMP INVENTION. This week-long camp consists of exciting, hands-on, inquiry-based activities that allow students to explore, create, and innovate. Free Panther Club care available 7:00 am-9:00 and 3:30 PM-6:00 PM

SUMMER MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP

For the first time ever, MPA is runnng a two-week long Summer Musical Camp directed by a local Twin Cities theatre director! Whether you have experience on stage or not, here is your chance to "SHINE." Camp runs June 15-26 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Free Panther Club care available 7:00 am-9:00 am.

SUMMER PANTHER CAMP

Finally, what is summer without our Panther Camp weeks. These Camp programs offer weekly activity themes that allow students to explore nature, science, sports, art, and so much more. Our Panther Camp program is available June 10-14 and July 8-August 9. You can regsiter for daily, half-day, and weekly Panther Camp options. Panther Camp is available from 7:00 am-6:00 pm. There is also a $50 discount for each full week of full-day registrations.

We hope you are able to join us at MPA this summer!

Sincerely,

Russ Purdy

Extended Day and Summer Program Coordinator

(651) 748-5571

rpurdy@moundsparkacademy.org

 

Entering Grades: K – 2

Do you like the outdoors? Join us and let nature be your teacher. This hands-on class will explore nature and the great outdoors, use nature for our art projects, and of course, spend time in the dirt! Let your appreciation for the great outdoors shine through!

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

* Grade refers to grade student will enter in the fall

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 12:50 – 2:20 PM
Entering Grades: 2 – 4

Calling all American Girl fans! We will use the American Girl stories as inspiration for this interactive class. Join us as we play games, do crafts, and create treats from various time periods in history. We will feature all NEW games, crafts, and treats as we explore the world of American Girl!

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 10:40 AM – 12:10 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Let's go beyond the ordinary pinch pot and learn super cool techniques to transform pinch pots into puppy pals, silly rabbits, playful penquins, and much more. Not only do students learn the basics of working with clay, but will create amazing works of art.

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 9 AM – 12 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Are you ready for a fun-filled week of summertime fun? Join us for a water day with a slip-and-slide and sprinklers, pitching a tent and roasring marshmallows, creating a lemonade stand, and playing numerous outdoor games. We are so excited to celebrate summer in Minnesota with you!

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 2:30 – 4 PM
Entering Grades: 5 – 8

Join Ms. Koen in the Makerspace. During class students will learn how to safely use the tools and materials in the Makerspace while designing and building a small piece of furniture using wood. Students will also learn how to use the laser cutter to personalize their project. Space is limited!

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 1 – 4 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

What rules supreme? Art projects that glitter or art projects that glow-in-the-dark? No need to choose when you sign up for this art camp. Students will create snow globes that glow-in-the-dark, butterflies that glitter, Eiffel Tower that twinkles, and much more. Time to get your art on!

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 1 – 4 PM
Entering Grades: 2 – 4

Dragons, fairies, unicorns, and other creatures from our imaginations are the foundation for this fun and exciting class. From building fairy houses, writing unicorn poems, to acting out Chinese fairy tales with dragons...the sky is the limit when using your imagination!

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 12:50 – 2:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Sign up early for this popular class! It's silly, slimy, and insanely FUN! Get ready to explore the science behind some messy fun! This is going to be a messy one, so please dress accordingly.

 

During this class, free Panther Club care is available from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment Jun. 21, 2019; 1 – 4 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Back by popular demand! This class is exactly what it sounds like, so dress accordingly. If we can make it goop, foam, pop, or fizz...we will! Besides getting messy, learn the science behind what makes it pop, fizz, splatter, or foam. Get ready for the FUN!

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 9 – 10:30 AM
Entering Grades: K – 2

This soccer, T-ball, and basketball program gives students a fun and positive step into athletics. Through games and activities, students explore balance, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at thier own pace. All students receive a t-shirt and merit award.

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 9 AM – 12 PM

National Camp Invention
June 24 – 28

Entering Grades: K – 6

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Camp Invention is the only nationally recognized summer enrichment program focused on STEM activities, innovation, and crital thinking skills. This week-long camp consists of exciting, hands-on, inquiry-based activities that allow students to explore, create, and innovate.

During Camp Invention week, free Panther Care is available 7:00-9:00 am and 3:30-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 24 – 28 — Camp Invention 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Entering Grades: 1 – 4

Join Ms. Koen in the Makerspace. Students will learn how to use the tools and materials in the Makerspace. During the week students will be able to create a game or toy of their choice. Space is limited so sign up today!

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 9 AM – 12 PM
Entering Grades: 1 – 5

Lights, camera, action! Here is your big chance to be on STAGE at MPA! No experience is necessary! For the first time ever, MPA will hold a summer Musical Theatre Camp for students in grades 1-5. Join us as we work on a medley of Broadway songs with choreography, costumes, props, and storyline. We will premiere our show at the end of the two weeks for friends and family. We also incorporate theatre games and group activities into all our rehearsals. We are super excited to have a local Twin Cities educational theatre director, leading the charge!

During Summer Musical Theatre Camp, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00.

Sections Offered
July 15 – 26 — Summer Musical 8:30 AM – 12 PM
Entering Grades: K – 1

We are passionate about the alphabet! Join Ms. LaChapelle as we refine letter recognition skills, work and review letter sounds, and review simple site words in a fun and engaging way. Get ready to become the alphabet master!

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Grade refers to grade student will enter in the fall

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 10:40 AM – 12:10 PM
Entering Grades: 2 – 4

We are huge Harry Potter fans! The themes and storytelling are perfect for brining science to life. Join us as we create a Golden Snitch catapult, brew up fizzy potions, play with Troll Bogey magnetic sand, and so much more.

During Enrichment Class Week, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 10:40 AM – 12:10 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

This is NOT a class you want to miss! Join Kidcreate Studio to make a tie-dyed shirt that kids will want to waer all summer lone. Students must bring their own white t-shirt to class. A class back by popular demand!

During this class, free Panther Club care is available from 7:00 am-9:00 am.

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment Jun. 21, 2019; 9 AM – 12 PM
Entering Grades: 1 – 6

One of MPA's most popular school year and summer classes! Students of all abilities are encourged to join us for some awesome summer fun! During camp students will work on problem solving, theory, opening moves, and much more. There is something to learn for everyone!

 

Sections Offered
June 17 – 21 — Summer Enrichment 1 – 4 PM