TAKE A LOOK AT SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES
FOR FUN AND LEARNING

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North Way’s K idsGiG,
 June 17-21, 2019
This summer experience at North Way Church is for kids in preschool through 5th grade . KidsGiG , where kids can grow in wisdom, faith, and friendship, runs from 9 :00 a m -12 :00 p m each day from June 17-21. It’s summer’s best week!

For more info and to register online, go to www.northway.org/kidsgig  
Discovery Summer Camps, held in North Park
Outside The Box (OTB) Labs Summer Camps offers Discovery Camps in North Park where kids (age 8-13) can get outdoors and learn about the natural sciences. In addition to many environmental science oriented activities, campers will also get to learn the science behind great survival techniques while they experiment and practice how to start a fire, purify drinking water, and build their own shelters!

Lutherlyn Summer Camps
For more than seventy years Lutherlyn has been combining the love of God, fun, friends, swimming, playing in the woods, adventure challenges, Bible study, worship, cookouts, campfires, discoveries in nature, games, and a few surprises into an unforgettable experience!

Lutherlyn offers a variety of week-long, half-week, and day programs for children entering 1st grade through those who have finished their senior year of high school.  In addition to classic camp programs Lutherlyn also offers camps such as Rocketry, Horse Camp, Adventurers, Musical Theater, Night Owls, and more for campers with special interests. 
Lutherlyn also offers day programs for children as young as three years old to enjoy with their favorite grown-up, and  Family Camp  for campers of ANY age to enjoy.

Khan Academy Math
Students in Kindergarten through high school can review or build math skills through Khan Academy Math . This is an evidenced-based, FREE, online resource, through the College Board, and a great option to help prevent summer skills backslide. 
Enrichment for Credit Courses
High school students can take advantage of enrichment for credit course offerings available online through quality programs like Apex Learning , Liberty University Online Academy , and Sevenstar . While these opportunities require fees, many award transferrable credit to high school or college.
Learning Camps and Classes
There are many local summer learning camps and classes for students of all ages that provide a wide-range of valuable experiences that help with their education and future career exploration!  Check out school websites for Geneva College, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State, Robert Morris, and Carnegie Mellon (to name a few) for details.
Tutoring or Counseling
Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry is a great local resource for student tutoring or mental health counseling

Parent information and support groups are offered as well.
Bereavement and Grief Support
Students who have experienced the death of a loved one, can receive bereavement and grief support through The Caring Place and Camp Erin .
Summer Programs at Fox Chapel High School
These programs, held at Fox Chapel Area High School, are open to students from ANY school district . Financial aid is available and there are $50 coupons available! Please contact Lisa_Gibson@fcasd.edu or visit wpalearning.com for more information and registration.

  • EMPOWER2019 Comprehensive Leadership Program (current 9th – 12th grade students; June 11, 13, 17–27 and July 1, 2) Students who complete this 13-day program receive 2 college credits! Through a series of interactive, real-life experiences and professional exposure, students will have the opportunity to learn and practice their social, professional, and interpersonal skills. Attendees will realize their leadership potential, step outside of their comfort zone and step into their growth zone. 

  • EMPOWER2019 Emerging Leadership Program (current 9th – 12th grade students; June 17 – 21) This is a “light” version of the comprehensive program, for students who may not be ready for a full commitment. Includes four modified Dale Carnegie Training™ sessions, motivational speakers and business professional conversations/seminars, interactive classroom activities and social networking sessions. 

  • Blossom and Flourish Leadership Program (current 6th – 8th grade students; July 8 – 12) A leadership training and confidence building program for middle school girls. Topics covered include: healthy friendships and relationships, self-identity, goal setting, time-management, values, difficult decisions, and more.

  • Future Filmmakers Academy (current 6th – 8th grade students; July 8 – 12) This one-week summer camp will introduce students to the skills of camera framing, sound recording, set lightening, chroma keying and other elements of digital video production. Students will take on various roles both behind the scenes and on-camera as they team together to produce four videos for the Swift Fox Media YouTube channel.

  • CSI Summer Seminar (current 7th & 8th grade students; July 9 – 11) Participants will be introduced to career pathways in the field of forensic science by exploring the various disciplines associated with forensic investigations. Students will employ problem-solving skills, engage in hands-on learning activities, identify and analyze crime scene evidence, and report findings to their peers. 

  • Theater Arts Camp (current 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students; August 5 - 7) This three-day intensive workshop will introduce students to the various disciplines associated with musical theater stage production. Students will learn strategies for auditioning, improved vocal technique, improvisation skills and stronger character development. An introduction to the elements of musical theater including costume, lighting, and set design will be covered.
2019-2020 GirlGov
Applications for the 2019-2020 program are now being accepted. GirlGov, created by teen women for teen women, provides the opportunity to learn first-hand about civics, youth advocacy, and leadership . The program is open to all girls entering 9th to 12th grade in the fall of 2019 who live in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington, Beaver, Butler and Westmoreland counties . There is no fee to participate. Transportation to and from GirlGov meetings is the participant’s responsibility.

Learn more or apply at   www.GirlGov.org by May 31, 2019.
Eden Christian Academy does not endorse these opportunities; they are provided as a resource from reputable organizations.