Greetings from Blair Christian Academy!

We made it through another school year that was unique in its own right! 
Now it's time to look at what the summer will hold to keep our children engaged. 
We understand that many parents are not ready to immerse their children back into the world fully just yet, so we are offering a virtual opportunity to keep your
children learning and exploring new things. 

Classes are listed below, and families can feel free to choose
as many or as little as you would like.  

ALL CLASSES ARE OPEN TO ANY INTERESTED FAMILIES!
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SHARE THIS EMAIL
WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS!

 These courses will all run from July 6th through July 31st
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Summer Exploration with Mrs. Knox

Have your 3 to 6 year old aged children join Mrs. Knox on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 - 10:30 AM for a 4 week series that will cover art projects, cooking activities, academic enrichment, and more surprises! 
The first 25 minutes of each class will be academically focused, followed by a fun activity listed below.

Week 1 – Rainbow Science
Skittles Rainbow
Walking Rainbow

Week 2 - Art  
Salt Paint
Name Canvas

Week 3 - Exploring Water
Sink or float with candy
and other items
Frog Art

Week 4 - Cooking
Banana Pudding
Pizza

The cost of this course is $60 for a total of (8), 1-hour sessions.
Required supplies can be found by clicking the link below.
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Hands-On Kitchen Science
with Mrs. Quarles

Scientific wonder right in your own home? Join Mrs. Quarles for simple, fun, and frugal kitchen science experiments with your kids! Each experiment requires common materials that you probably already have in your kitchen. Get ready for your children to be WOWED and AMAZED about learning all of the scientific things they can do right in their own kitchens. 

Students in PK - entering 3rd grades
will meet on MONDAYS from
11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Students entering 4th grade - 8th grade
will meet on WEDNESDAYS from
11:00 am - 12:00 noon

The cost of this course is $40 for a total of (4), 1-hour sessions. Required supplies can be found by clicking the link below.
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Music Instruction with Acclaimed Musician Nick Hilliard

Has your child been begging you to play an instrument, but their track record has proven to be "fair weather"? Well, this introductory course may be the perfect opportunity. Xylophones and glockenspiels are aplenty and will provide your child a glimpse into the life of a serious musician. Who knows, you may have a Duke Ellington in the making. In addition to having a song or two that students can play on their own when this class ends, each week they will also learn about a different instrument that may tickle their fancy!

This class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 - 1:45 pm for students who have completed Kindergarten through entering 3rd grade. This group will learn the glockenspiel. Parents should attend with the younger students to keep them engaged and focused. 

Students in 3rd through 6th grades will learn the xylophone on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 - 2:45 pm.

Instruments will be provided. A $25 security deposit is required and will be refunded once your instrument is returned.

The cost for this course is $100
for (8), 45 minute sessions, which includes the required $25 instrument security deposit .
This will be refunded when your instrument is returned.
No other supplies will be required.
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Travel Down the Avenue of the Arts
with Mrs. DeBrady

Your child will participate in culinary arts and visual arts activities. This is a great Parent and Me class for younger students, as well as a great experience for more independent children.

Students in PK - entering 3rd grades will meet on FRIDAYS from 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Students entering 4th grade through 8th grade will meet on WEDNESDAYS from
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Week 1 - Delectable Desserts
Everyone has a sweet tooth. Join other "sweeties" as we get creative in the kitchen. You will leave the class with 2 desserts to impress your loved ones. 

PK-4th graders will make Dirt Pudding Cups and Sprinkle cookies

5th graders and up will make Night Sky Cookies and Mini Cheesecakes

Week 2 - Give me a Hand
Literally, you will need an adult hand for this art activity. We will use different hand outlines to create museum worthy artwork. Paint will be used so get your brushes together!

Week 3 - Breakfast in Bed
Wow your parents with your culinary skills! Everyone needs to know how to cook a basic meal. We will start with a favorite, PANCAKES!! These are not your Aunt Jemima's hotcakes; we are cooking these babies from scratch.

Week 4 -  Geometric art
You will want to hang these pieces up right away! Get ready for calls from your local art gallery begging for submissions for their next exhibit. We will use household items to create different painting techniques.

The cost for this course is
$40 for (4), 1-hour sessions.
Required supplies can be found by clicking the link below.
BLAIR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
220 W. Upsal Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
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(215) 438-6557
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