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Summer Scholars Program

Junior Scholars (for students in grades 1-6)

Program Schedule | Sample Daily Schedule - Grades 1-3 | Sample Daily Schedule - Grades 4-6

Junior Scholars experience the best of both learning and summer fun. Mornings are spent learning and collaborating with peers and master teachers on hands-on, student-centered projects. Afternoon activities include swimming and a choice of exciting activities (see sample schedule below). Students in grades 4-6 may opt to take an afternoon mini-course in place of their activities. Students in grades 1-3 spend the last part of the day in the Action Room, where they can be involved with creative play and work on projects of their choice.

All programs take place in air-conditioned buildings on the Moorestown Friends School West Campus.

Cost

Full-day program: $450.00
Half-day program: $285.00

>>>REGISTRATION FORM (coming soon)

Program Schedule


WEEK 1
7/7-7/11

WEEK 2
7/14-7/18

WEEK 3
7/21-25

WEEK 4
7/28-8/1

WEEK 5
8/4-8/8

Grades 1-3

All Cracked Up: The Mysteries of Plate Tectonics

Squirm With a Worm

Integrating Literature with Engineering

Cookienomics

Design Thinking: Hamster Haven



Dollars and Sense

Physics: Marble Roller Coasters

Predators and Prey


Take a Seat! the Architecture and Design of Chairs


Spilling Ink: Creative Writer’s Club


Tune-in and Tune-out: Mindfulness and Healthy Living

Animal Fables and Trickster Tales

Peter and the Wolf

Observing the Habitats Around Us

Legend of the Long: Learning About Chinese Culture

 

Grades 4-6

Young Inventors Workshop

Common Cents: Business for Kids

Biomechanics: The Science of Sports

Chinese Cooking and Culture

Architecture: Forts, Clubhouses, and Swings


Mini-Musical (2 wks)

Mini-Musical (2 wks)

Filmmaking (2 wks)


Filmmaking (2 wks)


Animation




Engineering and Technology for Girls




AFTERNOON

AFTERNOON

AFTERNOON

AFTERNOON

AFTERNOON


Chain Reactions: Rube Goldberg Design

Mixed Bag Science


The Science Behind Worms


LEGO Robotics


Photoshop and Graphic Design

  Art Exploration Art Exploration Art Exploration Art Exploration Art Exploration
  Free Choice Free Choice Free Choice Free Choice Free Choice
 

Sample Daily Schedule - Grades 1-3

9 a.m. - Noon

Primary Course
Scholars choose from three exciting options each week.

Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch
Relax with your teachers and friends while you eat lunch on the sunporch or in the shade of a tree.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Activity Time
Choose weekly from activities run by MFS teachers, sports specialists, and our professional artist Erick Perez. Active options may include outdoor sports, basketball, miniature golf, and other individual and team activities. Weekly art options may include Animals in Art, Mosaic, Recyclable Art, Cool and Crazy Sculpture, and more. Whatever you choose, you’ll be sure to have fun!

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Swimming
Enjoy swimming and water play in separate sections designated for swimmers and non-swimmers. Interns join you in the water and two lifeguards will be on duty to ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone.

2:30-3:15 p.m.

Action Room
Spend time playing and working on individual or collaborative creative projects of your choice.


Sample Daily Schedule - Grades 4-6

9 a.m. - Noon

Primary Course
Scholars choose from three exciting options each week.

Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch
Relax with your teachers and friends while you eat lunch on the sunporch or in the shade of a tree.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Swimming
Enjoy swimming and water play with your friends. Two lifeguards will be on duty to ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone.

1:30 - 3:15 p.m.

Mini Course
Sign up for a mini-course in art or science/technology to extend your learning into the afternoon.

OR

Free Choice
Choose two separate activities for the week! Selections will be presented during lunch on Monday and will include sports and other collaborative opportunities to have fun. Examples are Dodgeball, Duct Tape Design, Strategy Games, Creative Writing, Cardboard Boat Race, Enviroquest, Basketball, and many more. Students who wish to participate in art, science, or technology options should register for the week’s mini-course.

 

 

 
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