Summer on the Shield 2022 Summer Programs

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Summer School

2023 Elementary School Summer Classes
Questions: Contact Aubrey Ona at 818-768-1900 / aubreyo@villagechristian.org

Kindy Prep
Is your Future Crusader feeling a little nervous about coming to a big school? Do they need to polish a few skills before coming in the fall? Kindy prep is the class for them. Students will develop beginning-level Kindergarten skills and get comfortable with a new learning environment in a smaller class setting. Activities include music, science experiments, hands-on math, and beginning reading skills. Enrolling in this class can help your child feel more confident and successful on their first day of school in August.

Grades: K
Dates: June 5 – June 23, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Cost: $500 ($50 deposit paid) before May 1; $550 after this date

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1st-2nd Grade Preparation
Elementary summer school is a special opportunity for students to review and prepare for the coming school year, all while having fun. During grade specific Language Arts review, the focus is on reading comprehension, writing and vocabulary. Math review will include computation, problem solving and fluency. These classes help students to maintain and improve their proficiency levels. This review occurs within an exploration of world cultures. Students learn about the foods, geography, games, activities, art and language of a different country each week. Our summer school students can’t wait to arrive each day!

Grades: 1-2
Dates: June 5 – June 23, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Cost: $500 (with $50 deposit paid) before May 1; $550 after this date

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3rd-5th Grade Preparation
Elementary summer school is a special opportunity for students to review and prepare for the coming school year, all while having fun. During grade specific Language Arts review, the focus is on reading comprehension, writing and vocabulary. Math review will include computation, problem solving and fluency. These classes help students to maintain and improve their proficiency levels. This review occurs within an exploration of world cultures. Students learn about the foods, geography, games, activities, art and language of a different country each week. Our summer school students can’t wait to arrive each day!

Grades: 3-5
Dates: June 5 – June 23, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Cost: $500 (with $50 deposit paid) before May 1; $550 after this date

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4th and 5th Grade Math Mania
The course is the perfect review of all things Math for incoming 4th and 5th grade students. Students will practice and improve their math fluency in all operations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Word problems will become their friend and students will find themselves saying, “I AM GOOD AT MATH” by the end of this session.

Grades: 4-5
Dates: June 6 – June 22 (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday only), 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Cost: $200

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2nd and 3rd Grade Reading Readiness
Incoming 2nd and 3rd grade students will have an opportunity to brush up on their foundational reading skills, including decoding, encoding, reading fluency, writing mechanics, and grammar. They will find themselves excited to start new books as they begin the journey to developing a life-long love of reading.

Grades: 2-3
Dates: June 5 – June 23, 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM
Cost: $150

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2023 Middle and High School Summer Classes
Questions:
Contact Robert Sayles at 818-767-8382, ext. 500 / roberts@villagechristian.org

  • These classes are open to non-VCS, incoming and current Village students.

  • Non-VCS students should check with their current school (prior to enrolling) to ensure credits will transfer.

  • Classes meeting in person must meet a minimum number of students enrolled to be offered. Classes that do not meet this minimum will be cancelled and payments for that class will be refunded by May 10.

Middle School Math Recovery | On Campus
Middle School Math Recovery focuses on techniques and learning strategies to improve students’ math skills. Students will review key math skills / concepts and will focus on closing gaps in Middle School math skills. One session will recover one semester of MS Math. This course provides remedial instruction in math and is not available for initial credit.

Grades: 7-9
Session 1: June 5 – June 16, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Session 2: June 19 – June 30, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: $350 per session before May 1; $400 after this day

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Middle School English Recovery | On Campus
Middle School English Recovery focuses on techniques and learning strategies to improve students’ language arts skills. Grammar, writing, reading and critical thinking skills will be reviewed. One session will recover one semester of MS English. This course provides remedial instruction in English and is not available for initial credit.

Grades: 7-9
Session 1: June 5 – June 16, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Session 2: June 19 – June 30, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost: $350 per session before May 1; $400 after this day

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World History 6 | Online
Students will explore the history of the earliest humans and the rise of ancient civilizations. The study of each civilization will include analysis of how geography affected settlement and development, as well as interpretation of artifacts, examination of belief systems, and identification of major achievements. Student comprehension will be assessed through teacher observation, quizzes, tests, simulations, and project-based learning activities. Students will develop skills in collaboration, inquiry and analysis, and comparison and contrast. They will also create claims and support their claims with appropriate archaeological evidence.

In order to provide as much flexibility as possible for our Middle School students, this class will only be offered online. NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER MAY 31st! Students will work independently at their own pace, but all work must be completed by the course end date.

Grades: 6
Dates: June 5 – June 30
Cost: $850 before May 1; $900 after this day

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World History 7 | Online
In World History 7, students will study world events during the Middle Ages. The major topics are feudalism in Europe, the history of Islam, West African society, imperial China, medieval Japan, early Americas, and the age of Renaissance and Reformation. Students will be assessed through tests/quizzes, classwork, workbook activities/projects, and related activities/questions. During the summer, this course is very fast-paced and homework outside of class time will be expected. Successful completion of World History 7 during summer school will replace the course during the regular school year and will free space in the student's 7th grade schedule.

In order to provide as much flexibility as possible for our Middle School students, this class will only be offered online. NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER MAY 31st! Students will work independently at their own pace, but all work must be completed by the course end date.

Grades: 7
Dates: June 5 – June 30
Cost: $850 before May 1; $900 after this day

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US History 8 (online)
This course explores the history of the United States from first colonies through industrialism. The major topics focus on the birth of the nation, American ideals, westward expansion, civil war, and the Progressive movement. A variety of tests, projects, and reading notes assess student understanding. During the summer, this course is very fast-paced and homework outside of class time will be expected. Successful completion of US History 8 during summer school will replace the course during the regular school year and will free another space in the student's 8th grade schedule.

In order to provide as much flexibility as possible for our Middle School students, this class will only be offered online. NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER MAY 31. Students will work independently at their own pace, but all work must be completed by the course end date.

Grades: 8
Dates: June 5 – June 30
Cost: $850 before May 1; $900 after this day

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Economics | Online or On Campus
Economics is a one semester course that introduces students to basic economic principles and practices and how economics affect world events and vice-versa. Students will examine the world’s different economic systems, free enterprise, supply and demand, elasticity, competition, market dynamics, economic policy, microeconomics, macroeconomics, price, labor, trade and banking. It is offered for initial credit which means students who pass the course will not need to take it during the regular school year.

Choose either…
Grades: 11-12
Online: June 5 – June 30 (all coursework must be completed by June 30)
OR
On Campus:
June 5 – 30, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost: $500 before May 1; $550 after this day

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Geometry | Initial Credit (on campus)
Geometry (Initial Credit) is intended to teach coursework for the entire year of Geometry, meaning that if a student passes, they will not be required to take the Geometry during the normal school year. It is a way for an advanced math student to take more math classes in high school. As this class is designed for initial credit and covers a full year curriculum, this class requires your school counselor's approval. Attendance is critical, please do not enroll if you have planned vacations/absences during this time.

Grades: 9-12 (with school counselor approval)
Dates: June 5 – July 14 (No class on July 4), 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost: $1,100 before May 1; $1,200 after this date

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Health | Online or On Campus
Health is a one semester course where students will study a variety of health-related issues in an exploration of whole health that integrates physical, mental, social, emotional, and spiritual components. It is offered for initial credit which means students who pass the course will not need to take it during the regular school year. This course is ONLY available for rising 10th - 12th grade, not available for entering 9th grade.

Choose either…
Online: June 5 – June 30 (all coursework must be completed by June 30)
OR
On Campus: June 5 – 30, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Grades: 10-12
Cost: $500 before May 1; $550 after this day

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High School Math | Credit Recovery (on campus)
One session of High School Math is intended to remediate coursework from either semester of Algebra 1, Geometry, or Algebra 2 (recovers 5 credits). Two sessions will recover 10 credits. This course provides remedial instruction in math and is not available for initial credit.

Grades: 10-12
Session 1: June 5 – June 30, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Session 2: June 5 – June 30, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost: $450 per session before May 1; $500 after this date

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High School English | Credit Recovery (on campus)
One session of High School English is offered for credit recovery (recovers 5 credits) for coursework from any semester of English 9 - 12. Two sessions will recover 10 credits. This course provides remedial instruction in literature, grammar, and composition and is not available for initial credit.

Grades: 10-12
Session 1: June 5 – June 30, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Session 2: June 5 – June 30, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost: $450 per session before May 1; $500 after this date

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(Available Weekly from May 30 - August 4; 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Questions: Contact Beth Ramirez at 818-768-1900 / elizabethr@villagechristian.org

Day Camp runs Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Day campers participate in games, crafts, group assemblies, and water play. Bible lessons, water slides, free time, and movies round out the Day Camp week.

Registration must be completed by 10 a.m. the Friday before the week you want your child to participate and space is limited. We will not be able to take late registrations or walk in registrations.

NOTE: Day Camp will not be offered on May 30 (observed Memorial Day holiday) and July 4.

Cost: $225 per week
Grades: Rising 1-8

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Questions: Contact the Athletic Office at 818-767-8382, ext. 290 / diannas@villagechristian.org

Baseball Camp
VCS Baseball Summer Youth Camp is a great opportunity for players to learn the fundamentals and improve their skills through a variety of drills and game simulations. Athletes receive direct coaching from VCS baseball coaches and players and will be divided into teams by age group/skill level. Players should bring a glove, bat, helmet, baseball attire, cleats, snack, and a reusable water bottle labeled with their name visible.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: June 19 – June 23; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $225

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Boys Basketball Camp
Student-athletes will be put through a series of drills, competition, and workouts aimed at making each player excel at their natural position. Athletes will be educated on fundamentals ranging from post play, rebounding, shooting, passing, and dribbling to defensive positioning, team play, and executing plays.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: July 17 – July 19; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $135

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Boys Lacrosse Camp
VCS Lacrosse Camp is back. No experience is necessary; just a willingness to learn the fastest-growing sport in America. This camp focuses on the "Fun-damentals-first” approach with coaches who bring their love and excitement to the game. Sticks and balls are provided, so every player will get their shots in as they get to use the skills they learn each day.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: June 12 – June 16; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $225

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Cheer Camp
The VCS Cheer Camp is designed to teach basic and practical fundamentals, skills, and techniques of cheerleading. The camp consists of learning the cheers themselves as well as movements designed for each cheer. Cheer Camp can be used to build a base of cheer fundamentals or to simply have some fun with the girls. Snack, poms, and a t-shirt will be provided.

Grades: K-8
Dates: June 12 – June 16; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $225

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Football Camp
VCS Football Camp teaches fundamental skills using position-specific drills for young athletes. This non-contact camp will teach football players proper technique when running, catching, throwing, tackling and blocking. Each camper will learn eight specific skills for each (non-kicking) position on the football field and will receive immediate feedback from coaches with years of knowledge and experience. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: June 26 – June 29; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $180

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Girls Basketball Camp
Student-athletes will be put through a series of drills, competition, and workouts aimed at making each player excel at their natural position. Athletes will be educated on fundamentals ranging from post play, rebounding, shooting, passing, and dribbling to defensive positioning, team play, and executing plays.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: July 24 – July 26; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $135

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Girls Lacrosse Camp
VCS Lacrosse Camp is back. No experience is necessary; just a willingness to learn the fastest-growing sport in America. This camp focuses on the "Fun-damentals-first” approach with coaches who bring their love and excitement to the game. Sticks and balls are provided, so every player will get their shots in as they get to use the skills they learn each day.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: June 19 – June 23; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $225

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Girls Volleyball Camp
The VCS Volleyball Camp is a great way for young athletes to learn the sport of volleyball and have fun doing it. Athletes will learn the basic skills and tactics of both indoor and beach volleyball. The camp will be run by the current Village Christian coaching staff, as well as current players and top collegiate alumni from the Village program.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: June 5 – June 9; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $225

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Soccer Camp (COED)
The VCS Soccer Camp will focus on teaching the basic techniques and skills that are essential to improve one’s game. Players will be grouped according to age and ability and will enjoy a friendly environment in which to develop skills, while having fun.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: June 5 – June 9; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $225

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Softball Camp
During the VCS Softball Camp, specialized hitting instructors will teach fundamental and practical techniques of the game. Workouts will concentrate on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of each swing through still-ball and live-pitch exercises. This camp can be used to build a base of fundamentals or to maintain and refine current level of play.

Grades: 3-8
Dates: June 26 – June 30; 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Cost: $250

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Tennis Camp (COED)
VCS Tennis Camps is open to all participants: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. VCS Tennis’ Coach Ngai will run all sessions with the help of his high school athletes. All Sessions are now at Scholl Canyon Golf & Tennis (Monday - Thursday).

Grades: 3-12
Dates: June 12 – June 15; 3:30-5:00pm (beginners); 5:00-7:00pm (intermediate/advanced)
Cost: $45 for 90-min session; $60 for 2-hour session

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Track & Field Camp (COED)
Track and Field is a great way for young athletes to improve their speed, endurance, and coordination. Participants will learn the basic skills and tactics for both running and field events, such as sprints, relays, and more.

Grades: 1-8
Dates: July 24 – July 28; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $225


Questions: Contact Rita Outtrim at 818-767-8382, ext. 547 or fineartsacademy@villagechristian.org

Princess Academy Camp
Want to be a princess for a week and wear a tutu, tiara, and make a wand? This camp is the perfect fit for our little JK - 1st grade girls. They will learn about a woman from the Bible each day, work on a craft project, and explore dance and creative movement!

Grades: JK-1 (Girls only)
Dates: June 12-16, 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Cost: $250 (early bird), $300 after May 1

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From the Page to the Stage
In this camp, high school students will go deeper in scene study to curate a collection of scenes from classic literature adapted for the stage.

Grades: 9-12
Dates: June 12-16, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Cost: $400 (early bird), $450 after May 1

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Elementary Musical Theatre Camp
If you love acting, dancing, and singing, this is the perfect camp for you! Students will explore the world of musical theatre and learn a condensed version of a show. This is a great introduction to what we will be putting on in the Fall of 2023.

Grades: 2-5
Dates: July 10-14, 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Cost: $400 (early bird), $450 after May 1

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Musical Theatre Audition Workshop
Learn and drill the successful steps to an audition. This one week intensive will focus on individual audition pieces for each student. There will be two, 2-hour group sessions on Monday and Friday from 3:00PM - 5:00PM. Each student will additionally receive one hour of private coaching that will take place Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. (Scheduling for privates will happen after the student is registered). After this workshop, students will have one song to add to their audition song book that they can use for their auditions this next school year!

Grades: Rising 6-12
Dates: July 24 & 28 3:00- 5:00PM, plus a 1-hour private coaching session (scheduled for July 25, 26, or 27)
Cost: $200 (early bird), $250 after May 1

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Elementary Dance Camp
This camp is for anyone who enjoys dancing or wants to learn how! Students will explore a variety of styles (Hip Hop, Tap, and Musical Theatre)

Grades: 2-5
Dates: July 17-21, 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Cost: $250 (early bird), $300 after May 1

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Middle School Dance Camp
This camp is dedicated to preparing students for next year’s 2024 Middle School Spring Musical.

Grades: 6-8
Dates: July 10-14, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Cost: $250 (early bird), $300 after May 1

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High School Dance Camp
This camp is dedicated to preparing students for next year’s 2024 High School Spring Musical.

Grades: 9-12
Dates: July 10-14, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Cost: $250 (early bird), $300 after May 1

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Private Lessons
(As scheduled throughout the summer)
Cost:
$34 per half-hour lesson, billed every four weeks

Students will benefit from one-on-one instruction from experienced and qualified Christian teachers who are all professionals. Students may choose from Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Voice, Brass, Woodwinds, Strings, and Dance. Once you have signed up for private lessons, a teacher will contact you to find a time that is mutually agreed upon for the lesson. Lessons are scheduled based on the availability of the teacher.

Please see Fine Arts Academy Policies for detailed descriptions of policies regarding cancellations, refunds, payments, and withdrawals.

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