Summer on the Shield 2022 Summer Programs

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Summer School

2022 Elementary School Summer Classes
(June 6 – June 24; 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

Questions: Contact Aubrey Ona at 818-768-1900 / aubreyo@villagechristian.org

Cost: $500 if registered (with $50 deposit paid) by May 1. After this date, the price will increase to $550.

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. They will be covering beginning Kindergarten skills and getting 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! See you there!

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!

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!

4th and 5th Grade Math Mania
(June 7 – June 23; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday only; 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM)
Questions:
Contact Lisa Howe at 818-768-1900 / lisah@villagechristian.org

Cost: $200

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 your friend and you will find yourself saying I AM GOOD AT MATH by the end of this session.

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2022 Middle and High School Summer Classes

  • 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 have a minimum of 10 students enrolled. Classes with fewer than 10 students enrolled will not be offered and any fees paid will be refunded.

Questions: Contact Sandra Crumbey at 818-767-8382, ext. 403 / sandrac@villagechristian.org

Middle School Math Recovery
Session 1:
June 6 – June 17
Session 2: June 20 - July 1
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost:
$400 / Session ( $350 / Session Early Registration)

Middle School Math Skills 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.

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Middle School English Recovery
Session 1:
June 6 – June 17
Session 2: June 20 – July 1
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost:
$400 / Session ( $350 / Session Early Registration)

Middle School English Skills 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.

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Middle School Math Enrichment
Session 1:
June 6 – June 17
Session 2: June 20 – July 1
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost:
$400 / Session ( $350 / Session Early Registration)

Middle School Math Enrichment focuses on reinforcing foundational skills.

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World History 6 (Online Only)
June 6 – July 15
Cost:
$1,100 Full Year Credit ( $1000 / Session Early Registration)

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. Enrollment in this course requires a commitment to your elective schedule during the 2022-2023 academic year.

In order to provide as much flexibility as possible for our Middle School students, this class will only be offered online.

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World History 7 (Online Only)
June 6 – July 15
Cost:
$1,100 Full Year Credit ( $1,000 / Session Early Registration)

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.

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US History 8 (Online Only)
June 6 – July 15
Cost:
$1,100 Full Year Credit ( $1,000 / Session Early Registration)

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.

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High School English | Credit Recovery
Session 1 (Recovers 5 credits):
June 6 – June 17
Session 2 (Recovers 5 credits): June 20 – July 1
Cost: $500 / Session (Early Registration - $450 / Session)

English (Credit Recovery) is intended to remediate and recover coursework from English 9 - 12. This course provides remedial instruction in literature, grammar, and composition and is not available for initial credit.

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Algebra 1 | Credit Recovery
Session 1 (Recovers 5 credits):
June 6 – June 17
Session 2 (Recovers 5 credits): June 20 – July 1
Cost: $500 / Session (Early Registration - $450 / Session)

Algebra 1 is intended to remediate coursework from Algebra 1. This course provides remedial instruction in math and is not available for initial credit.

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Algebra 2 | Credit Recovery
Session 1 (Recovers 5 credits): June 6 – June 17
Session 2 (Recovers 5 credits): June 20 – July 1
Cost: $500 / Session (Early Registration - $450 / Session)

Algebra 2 is intended to remediate coursework from Algebra 2. This course provides remedial instruction in math and is not available for initial credit.

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Geometry | Credit Recovery
Session 1 (Recovers 5 credits): June 6 – June 17
Session 2 (Recovers 5 credits): June 20 – July 1
Cost: $500 / Session (Early Registration - $450 / Session)

This course provides remedial instruction in Geometry and is not available for initial credit.

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Geometry | Initial Credit
Semester 1: June 6 – June 17
Semester 2: June 20 – July 1
Cost: $1,100 / 6-week session

This course provides initial credit instruction in Geometry. As this class is designed for initial credit and covers a full year curriculum, it is a six week course.

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High School Health | Online - Asynchronous
June 6 - July 29
Cost:
$500 / Session (Early Registration - $450 / Session)

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. This is an independent, asynchronous, online course.

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High School Health | On Campus
Session 1: June 6 – June 24
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$500 / Session (Early Registration - $450 / Session)

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. This session is first come, first serve and is in-person.

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Economics
Session 1:
June 6 – June 24
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$500 / Session (Early Registration - $450 / Session)

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.

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(Available Weekly from May 30 - August 5; 7:30 AM - 4 PM)

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

Cost: $200 per week
Grades: Rising 1-8

Day Camp runs Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 4. 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.

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

Baseball Camp (Boys Grades 3-8)
June 20 – June 24; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$225

Our VCS Baseball Summer Youth Camp is a great opportunity for players to improve their skills in the game of baseball. Players learn the fundamentals of baseball and improve their skills through a variety of baseball drills and game simulations. Players receive direct coaching from VCS baseball coaches and players. Players will be divided into teams by age group/skill level and will be practicing and competing against other players of similar age and abilities. Our camps fill up quickly, so register early! Bring your glove, bat, helmet, baseball attire, cleats, snack, and a reusable water bottle labeled with your child's name visible on the bottle.

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Boys Basketball Camp (Grades 3-8)
July 18 – July 20; 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost:
$200

Student-athletes will be put through a series of drills, competition, and workouts. The staff's goal is to make each player excel at their natural position, educating the boys on all fundamentals from post play, rebounding, shooting, passing, dribbling, defensive positioning, team play, and executing plays.

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Boys Lacrosse Camp (Grades 3-8)
June 13 – June 17; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$225

We are excited to announce our VCS boys lacrosse camp is back. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn the fastest growing sport in America. At VCS, we take pride in our "Fun-damentals-first” approach and our coaches who are bringing their love and excitement to the game. We provide sticks and tons of balls so every player will get their "shots" in as they get to use the skills, they learn each day.

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Cheer Camp (Grades K-8)
June 6 – June 10; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$225

The VCS cheer camp is designed to teach basic and practical fundamentals, skills and techniques of cheerleading. The camp will consist of learning the cheers themselves, movements designed for each cheer, a snack, poms and a t-shirt to take home. This camp can be used to build a base of cheer fundamentals or to simply have some fun with the girls.

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Football Camp (Grades 3-8)
June 27 – June 29; 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cost:
$75

VCS Football camp teach fundamental skills to young athletes using position specific drills. This non-contact camp will teach young football players proper technique when running, catching, throwing, tackling and blocking. Each camper will learn 8 specific skills for each (non-kicking) position on the football field. We assure you that participants will receive instant feedback from actual coaches with years of knowledge and experience. SPACE IS LIMITED.

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Girls Basketball Camp (Grades 3-8)
July 25 – July 28; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$225

Student-athletes will be put through a series of drills, competition, and workouts. The staff's goal is to make each player excel at their natural position, educating the girls on all fundamentals from post play, rebounding, shooting, passing, dribbling, defensive positioning, team play, and executing plays.

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Girls Lacrosse Camp (Grades 3-8)
June 20 – June 24; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$225

We are excited to announce our VCS girls lacrosse camp is back. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn the fastest growing sport in America. At VCS, we take pride in our "Fun-damentals-first" approach and our coaches bringing their love and excitement to the game. We provide sticks and tons of balls so every player will get their "shots" in as they get to use the skills, they learn each day.

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Girls Volleyball Camp (Grades 3-8)
June 13 – June 17; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$225

The VCS Volleyball Camp is a great way for young athletes to learn the sport of volleyball and have some fun doing it. They 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 top college players who are alumni from the Village program. To make things even more fun the current Village high school players will also help. Village has a fantastic sand court right on campus.

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Skills and Drills with Coach Eddie (Grades 2-5)
June 7 – June 30; 10:00 PM – 11:30 AM (Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday)
Cost:
$100

Skills & Drills is a four week boys basketball program/camp where your student-athlete will learn ball handling, shooting and passing. Coach Eddie uses a series of drills, fun and games to improve the level of play and grow the love for the sport.

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Softball Camp (Grades 3-8)
June 28 – July 1; 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Cost:
$180

The VCS Softball Camp is designed to enhance the skills of softball players by specialized hitting instructors teaching the fundamental and practical techniques of the game. The workouts will consist of hitting sessions concentrating 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 your current level of play.

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Soccer Camp (COED – Grades 3-8)
July 18 – July 22; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$225

The VCS Soccer Camp will focus on teaching the basic techniques and skills that are essential to improve one’s soccer game. Players will be grouped according to age and ability. We will design a friendly environment in which players can develop skills while having fun.

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Tennis Camp (COED – Grades 3-12)
June 6 – June 9; Mon/Wed: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Tues/Thur: 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Cost: Mon/Wed – or – Tues/Thur: $60/two-day block, $115 full week

We are excited to announce our first ever VCS tennis camp. This camp is open to all by offering three levels; beginners, intermediate and advanced. Please see the break down listed below. Our very own tennis coach, Coach Ngai, will run all sessions with the help of his high school athletes. Camp takes place on Mon/Wed at private courts and on Tue/Thur at Brace Canyon Park.

Mon/Wed:
Beginner: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | Intermediate: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Advanced: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Tues/Thur:
Beginner/Intermediate: 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM | Advanced: 4:45 PM – 6:00 PM

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Track & Field Camp (COED – Grades 1-8)
July 25 – July 29; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:
$225

We are excited to bring back our VCS Track & Field Camp. Track & Field is a great way for young athletes to improve their speed, endurance and coordination. They will learn the basic skills and tactics of both running and field events, such as sprints, relays and more. The clinic will be ran by the new Village Christian HS Cross Country and Track coach and coaching staff.

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

Middle School Summer Musical | Matilda
Grades: Rising 6th – rising 9th
Auditions: May 24 - 27
Bootcamp: May 31 – June 3 | Rehearsals: June 6 – 17, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Tech Week: June 18 – 22
Performances: June 23, 24, 25, 26
Cost: $400

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Elementary Musical Theatre Camp (JK-5th grades)
Dates: July 11 – 15, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: $400

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. The theme for the camp is “The Wizard of Oz”! This is a great introduction to what we will be putting on in the Spring of 2023. It is for students entering Kindergarten through 5th grade.

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Elementary Dance Camp (JK-5th and 5th graders entering 6th grade)
Dates:
July 25 – 29, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Cost: $250

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)

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Musical Theatre Audition Workshop (6-12th grade)
Dates:
July 25 – 29, 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Cost: $250

Learn and drill the successful steps to an audition! This one week intensive will focus on individual audition pieces for each student. After this workshop, students will have 2 songs to add to their audition song book!

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Building A Character: Foundations For Fantastic Acting!
Dates: July 18 - 22, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Monday-Friday
Performance: Friday at 3:00 PM
Grades: Rising 9th - 12th grade students
Cost: $250
Instructor: Dan Roche

The ability to build a compelling, believable, and fascinating character is essential for any actor. Mr. Roche will help the actors learn tools to build strong characters, working both from the inside out and from the outside in. The week will culminate in a performance of the work done and of the core character they will create during the week.

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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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