Week 3 SummerTime:
Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 13, 2018
Week 3 Morning Classes: 9:00am-12:00pm

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  • Ready, Set, 1st Grade! - Grade 1 only

    It's a big step from kindergarten to first grade! To help with the transition, we'll focus on a vowel a day, basic math skills, listening exercises, and age appropriate problem-solving activities. Help your soon-to-be first grader get ready with practice in these fundamental skills

    Fee: $120+$10 (materials)=$130
    Class Capacity: 12
    Instructor: Kitty Weinberg has been teaching at Maumee Valley for over 22 years. She brings a unique perspective as she has taught kindergarten through fourth grade.
  • Arts and Snacks - Grades 1-4

    Combine Art and Snacks and what do you get? A fun filled class! Each day we will work on drawing and painting techniques along with learning new skills in the kitchen. We will make easy, healthy, appetizers from snack mix to mini pizzas.

    Fee: $120+$20 (materials)=$140
    Please bring an old apron or paint shirt.
    Class Capacity: 14
    Instructor: Crystal Lieb has been a SummerTime teacher for over 8 years. She enjoys creating her own artwork, viewing other artist work, and teaching Art to young people. During the school year she works as Lead Art Teacher at Hope Learning Academy of Toledo and is a member of the school's cooking club. So be ready to have fun, explore and create!
  • Mini Mozart Camp - Grades 1-4

    This class is designed for younger students and will teach basic musical concepts such as rhythm, dynamics, and note recognition through a variety of music-based games and fun activities. Students will use their voices, move their bodies and stretch their creativity in this fun filled camp!

    Fee: $120+$5 (materials fee)=$125
    Class Capacity: 16
    Instructor: Kim Buehler has been teaching in the Toledo area for over 25 years. She was part of the voice faculty at the University of Toledo and teaches voice at Toledo School for the Arts. Kim also maintains a studio of private voice students at her Sylvania home. You can also hear her on various radio/TV commercials such as: I Love My Zoo, Magic Wok, Toledo Just Look At Us Now, and many more. This is her 8th summer with MVCDS SummerTime camps!
  • Squishy Circuit Kidz Labs - Grades 1-4

    Let's have some squishy fun! Create simple electrical robotic machines with play-dough, batteries, and simple electrical circuits.

    Fee: $120
    Class Capacity: 16
    Instructor: Claudette Garcia is a Maumee Valley Extended Time Care teacher and mother of four boys, who has lived  many of these experiences with her own children. She believes in educational programs that provide learning mixed with fun and practical insights for kids.
  • Soccer - Grades 1-8

    Boys and girls, experienced and novice players are all welcome. Training and competitive groups will be based on age, size, and experience.

    During the week, drills, videos, scrimmages, and game will enable each player to improve ball handling skills in the area of kicking, heading, trapping, passing, and dribbling. All participating campers will receive a soccer ball and a game shirt.

    Fee: $120+$15 (materials fee, please specify shirt size by Wed., June 20-no guarantee on a shirt after the deadline)=$135
    Class Capacity: 50
    Instructor: Joel Paul has been the boy’s JV soccer coach at Central Catholic High School since 2006. He was also the Middle School soccer coach at Maumee Valley Country Day School from 2003 – 2005. He played international soccer for Trinidad and Tobago at the U – 14, U – 16, U – 17, and U – 19 levels. He also played college soccer on a scholarship for four years at Dallas Baptist University. During the school year, he has been a special education teacher in Toledo Public Schools since 2002.
  • Summer Basketball - Grades 1-8

    The Basketball Camp will give your child work on dribbling, shooting, defense, rebounding, and passing both individually and within a team concept. Also, skill competition, games, and guest speakers from local college and high school coaches will be present.

    Fee: $120+$10 (materials fee, please specify shirt size by Wed. June 20, after that, there is no guareantee on available shirts)=$130
    Class Capacity: 40
    Please wear appropriate basketball attire and bring a water bottle.
    Director: John Vandecaveye is a former University of Toledo player and Michigan high school coach with over 300 wins in 24 years of coaching varsity basketball. He has worked and directed camps all over the Midwest. In addition, he has done individual work with players from elementary school to college.
  • Tennis - Grades 1-8

    Shadow Valley Tennis Club Pros are proud to offer a tennis program for Beginners, Intermediates & Advanced players.

    Beginner students will learn basic skills including ground strokes, volleys, serves and overheads & work on their court positioning. They will also work on basic hand-eye coordination which will advance their play.

    Intermediate & Advanced players will not only work on their acquired skills but also concentrate on tennis strategy for singles and doubles play. The strategy will allow them to take their game to the next level.

    Each group will also play out points, games and compete in mini tournaments.

    Fee: $120
    Please bring a tennis racquet and a water bottle.
    Class Capacity: 50
    Instructors: Classes will be taught by experienced Shadow Valley Pros.
  • American Girl Adventures - Grades 2-5

    Enjoy real girl adventures with some of your favorite American Girls. We will experience life as they enjoyed it, using games, crafts and snacks. Girls this year are: Felicity & Elizabeth, Addy, Nanea Mitchell, Tenny Grant, and Luciana Vega (the Girl of 2018). Feel free to bring your dolls to camp.

    Fee: $120+$7 (materials fee)=$127
    Class Capacity: 20
    Instructor: Elaine Sneider has over 40 years experience teaching children. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education and has been teaching theatre and enrichment classes since 1992. She is the owner of Adventures in Education, is the Drama Director at St. Joan of Arc & OLPH, is a Piano and Vocal Instructor, teaches enrichment classes and camps for St. Rose, OLPH, Bedford Community and directs a year round theatre program for K-8 in Maumee, Ohio. A published playwright, she has written 35 children's musicals and has directed over 125 shows.
  • Creative Arts Camp - Grades 5-8

    Stretch your imagination and develop your skills as you capture creative ideas using a variety of materials. You will paint fantasy landscapes, draw with pastels, and create cartoon characters. Sculpt imaginary creatures using polymer clay and make 3-dimensional mixed media figures. Emboss cards and prints using a printing press, make handmade paper, make art-to-wear and use tooling foil to create unique artworks. Express your creativity and make wonderful creations for yourself or to give away.

    Fee: $120+$15 (materials fee)=$135
    Class Capacity: 16
    Instructor: LouAnn Glover has been an art instructor at Maumee Valley for more than 30 years. She has taught a variety of art classes and exhibits her art work locally. Lou Ann is a recipient of the Outstanding Art Teacher from N.W. Ohio Art Education Association.
  • Introduction to Music Recording - Grades 7-12

    This class is an introduction to recording programs in general. Students would be working primarily on Garageband on Apple Macs for this. The goal is to give students a start on to how audio interfaces work, basic mic’ing techniques for different instruments, and an intro to synthesized instruments. This class offers having a product at the end (some sort of recording, whether it be a song with lyrics, instrumental, electronic, beats or the like).

    Fee: $120
    Class Capacity: 12
    Instructor: Lucas Madrazo is a 2002 Maumee Valley graduate who recently moved back to Toledo after 11 years in New York. He worked primarily in music management, but was also always a freelance private music teacher and musician as well. He always maintained playing in at least 4 or 5 different original projects at a time, and is currently involved in three here in town. He also teaches music at Forte School of Music.
Week 3 Afternoon Classes: 12:30-3:30pm

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  • Lego STEAM - Grades 1-2

    We will use and build with Legos to perform fun experiments, such as balloon powered Lego car races, fun science Lego games, and much more!

    Fee: $120
    Please bring a 10" by 10" Lego base plate
    Class Capacity: 16
    Instructor: Claudette Garcia is a Maumee Valley Extended Time Care teacher and a mother of four boys, who has lived many of these experiences with her own children. She believes in educational programs that provide learning mixed with fun and practical insights for kids.
  • Art and Books! - Grades 1-4

    Eric Carle is a well known children’s book illustrator. His iconic style is an inspiration for our art projects. Each day we will read Eric Carle books and then make our Eric Carle masterpiece. We will also make our own book! Kiddos will play with paint, printmaking, tissue paper and experiment with textures. Be ready to hang up WOW pieces!

    Fee: $120+$15 (materials fee)=$135
    Please bring an old apron or paint shirt.
    Class Capacity: 16
    Instructor: Crystal Lieb has been a Summer Time teacher for 8 years. She enjoys creating her own artwork, viewing works by other artists, and teaching art to young people. During the school year she works as Lead Art Teacher at Hope Learning Academy of Toledo and is a member of the school's cooking club. So be ready to have fun, explore and create!
  • Science Adventures with the Magic School Bus - Grades 1-4

    Join Elaine Sneider (alias “Ms. Frizzle”) as we explore many science wonders. Each day we will focus on a different Magic School Bus episode. We will do science experiments, play games, eat related snacks, make crafts and enjoy more science fun. Subjects this year: Plants, Dinosaurs, Human Body, Food Chain, Gets Baked in a Cake.

    Fee: $120+$7 (materials fee)=$127
    Class Capacity: 20
    Instructor: Elaine Sneider has over 40 years experience teaching children. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education and has been teaching theatre and enrichment classes since 1992. She is the owner of Adventures in Education, is the Drama Director at St. Joan of Arc & OLPH, is a Piano and Vocal Instructor, teaches enrichment classes and camps for St. Rose, OLPH, Bedford Community and directs a year round theatre program for K-8 in Maumee, Ohio. A published playwright, she has written 35 children's musicals and has directed over 125 shows.
  • Sculpture - Grades 5-8

    Each day is a different experience:
    • Cast handmade paper into a relief and create a beautiful hand-bound book.
    • Weave a reed basket.
    • Make a wire sculpture of a figure or animal.
    • Sculpt a fired clay piece and mold colored clay into miniature objects.
    • Construct with found materials.
    • Stuff a soft sculpture.
    • Create a large paper mache piece.
    Individual attention and instruction is given. Expand your portfolio, try new mediums, and make great three-dimensional art pieces.

    Fee: $120+$15 (materials fee)=$135
    Class Capacity: 16
    Instructor: LouAnn Glover has been an art instructor at Maumee Valley for more than 30 years. She has taught a variety of art classes and exhibits her art work locally. Lou Ann is a recipient of the Outstanding Art Teacher from N.W. Ohio Art Education Association.
  • Step Leadership - Grades 5-8

    Individuals will build character, leadership, team & communication skills while creating a step performance together. Theatrically they will practice stage presence, focuses, and breaking through stage fright. There may be a talent portion incorporated to allow the youth to showcase their talent.

    Fee: $120+$10 (materials fee)=$130
    Please bring comfortable clothes, shoes, water, towels. Prepare to sweat. Safety first!
    Class Capacity: 16
    Instructor: Pasha Carter loves to have fun! She thrives on being a mentor to youth of all ages including preschoolers! She is extremely passionate and assertive with theatre and Step coaching. Being thyself allows others to be themselves, which is what she encourages! She is an artist of many gifts!
  • Ukulele Camp - Grades 5-8

    This class is designed for students who are just beginning their study of this instrument. Tuning, strumming patterns, and chord progressions will be taught using a variety of popular songs. Students will perform a concert for their families at the end of the week. Each student must provide their own Ukulele for this class. For information on how/where to purchase an instrument, please email the instructor, Kim Buehler, at kbuehler@bex.net.

    Fee: $120
    Students must bring their own ukulele.
    Class Capacity: 16
    Instructor: Kim Buehler has been teaching in the Toledo area for over 25 years. She was part of the voice faculty at the University of Toledo and teaches voice at Toledo School for the Arts. Kim also maintains a studio of private voice students at her Sylvania home. You can also hear her on various radio/TV commercials such as: I Love My Zoo, Magic Wok, Toledo Just Look At Us Now, and many more. This is her 8th summer with MVCDS SummerTime camps!
  • Songwriting Workshop -Grades 7-12

    Do you have ideas about songs you would like to write? This is a workshop about what makes a song. We will spend time talking about song structure, some basic music theory, and methods for coming up with and developing lyrics (or not necessarily if the song happens to be instrumental, but geared more towards the singer/songwriter vibe). The goal would be for each student to be able to end the week with a completed, or mostly completed song that they can perform for the class, or parents or whoever wants to attend.

    Fee: $120
    Class Capacity: 12
    Instructor: Lucas Madrazo is a 2002 Maumee Valley graduate who recently moved back to Toledo after 11 years in New York. He worked primarily in music management, but was also always a freelance private music teacher and musician as well. He always maintained playing in at least 4 or 5 different original projects at a time, and is currently involved in three here in town. He also teaches music at Forte School of Music.
Cancellation Policy
You may cancel up to one week prior to the first day of a class or camp and will receive a full refund minus the 25% non-refundable deposit. Cancellation within one week before the first day of a class or camp may result in no refund due to teachers' preparations based on expected enrollment. All classes and camps are subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment. If this should occur, you will be notified and a full refund given.

SummerTime Questions?

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Before & After Camp Care Available

Adults with experience in before and after school care programs care for and supervise the children. The program offers creative and fun activities, such as games, arts, and crafts.

Morning Before Camp Care 7:30am - 9:00am
Afternoon After Camp Care 3:30pm - 5:30pm

SummerTime Fees

Fees listed below are for one week of camp (Mon-Fri) at the class times specified.

Full-day (Grades 1-8)

$228 + materials fee (if applicable-see class description)
Includes Before Camp Care, choice of Morning Class, Lunch Supervision, choice of Afternoon Class, and After Camp Care.

Half-day Options (Grades 1-8)
$120 + materials fee (if applicable-see class descrription)
Morning Class (includes Before Camp Care)
or
Afternoon Class (includes After Camp Care)

Hobbit Camp: 
NOTE: HOBBIT CAMP IS FULL for ages 2.5 & 3 years old for 1-4 weeks. Week 5 is still available.
HOBBIT CAMP IS FULL for 4 and 5 years old, weeks 1,2, 3 & 4. Week  5 is still available.


Ages 2 and a half (by Sept.) through 5 years old

Full-day
$195: Includes Before Camp Care, Morning Hobbit Camp, Lunch Supervision, Afternoon Hobbit Camp, and After Camp Care.

Half-day Options
$110: Morning session (includes Before Camp Care)
or
$95: Afternoon session (includes After Camp Care)

Lunch Supervision: Preschool - Grade 8 (12:00-12:30pm)
$50: The lunch supervision includes time to eat lunch brought from home with a beverage (refrigeration is provided) and time for socializing and free time on the playground. Lunch Supervision is included in the Full-Day Fee, so there is no Lunch Supervision fee for students staying for a full day.

High School Classes (Grades 9-12)
Classes are individually priced.

Registration Fees
All registration fees are due in full the Wednesday before the first day of class or your spot is not guaranteed. This includes your application and the total cost of each program and all supply fees. A 25% deposit is required upon registration and is non-refundable. No classes will be prorated.

Payment is accepted by check, MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover, or a money order made payable to Maumee Valley Country Day School. Cash will also be accepted in the Lower School office.

Confirmation
A confirmation notice is sent upon receipt of a completed application and payment. Your confirmation will contain information regarding check-in procedures.

Questions?
For additional information call 419-381-1313 ext. 175. We hope our summer programs fit into your summer plans!

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Toledo, OH 43614
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