Enrichment Camp Program Information

IMPORTANT ENRICHMENT CAMP INFORMATION

(PLEASE READ PRIOR TO REGISTRATION)

  • 4-DAY CAMP WEEK - Enrichment camps run 4 days per week, allowing families to enjoy a longer weekend for extra summer fun.  Some camps will run Monday through Thursday and others will run Tuesday through Friday.  See camp details below.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY - Camps will not be refunded once registration closes. Registration closes on the Monday the week before camp begins. Therefore, a family can receive a refund up to the Monday of the week before their Summer Program camp begins.
  • The cost of our Athletic Camp includes a Summer Program apparel item.

Digital & Performing Arts | Literature | Mathematics |  S.T.E.M. | World Languages |

2023 Enrichment Camps

 

Digital and Performing Arts

Musical Theatre (Rising 5-9 Grade)
Thursday, June 15 - Friday, June 30 [No Camp on Monday, June 19th]
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$650
Last Day to Register: June 5, 8:29 a.m.

Take a journey over the rainbow this summer at Archbishop Mitty with Finding Nemo! Come work with AMHS Performing Arts faculty and perform in a Broadway-style musical in only two weeks of rehearsal. The fun begins Thursday, June 15th and ends with an hour-long performance on Friday, June 30th at 11 a.m. in the Kinkade Center for the Arts.


Digital Art and Design (Rising 7-9 Grade)
Tuesday, June 20 - Thursday, June 29
12:50 pm - 2:50 pm
$340
Last Day to Register: June 12, 12:49 p.m.

In this enrichment experience, students learn the basic procedures needed to use computers as a creative tool for the artist. Using the Adobe Creative Suite software, various projects will be designed in order to bring the student’s creative skills to the forefront. Students will learn the Elements and Principles of Design as they improve their skills in digitally manipulating imagery, designing posters, and creating digital characters.

Literature

Literature, Writing and Language Exploration (Rising 6-8 Grade)
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 20 [No Class on Friday, July 14th]
12:50 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
$340
Last Day to Register:  July 3, 12:49 p.m.

Join AMHS English Department faculty to explore expression of the English language supported by the use of a unique novel, writing assignments, and fun activities.  The curriculum is based around a Newbery Award Book. Students activities include reading and discussing the novel’s plot and characters, practice writing creative responses and analytical paragraphs about the book, and understanding how the author’s use of language links to a historical and cultural context. The novel as well as AMHS iPads are provided for student use during the enrichment camp.

Mathematics

Pre-Algebra Skills (Rising 6-8 Grade)
Tuesday, June 20 - Thursday, June 29
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
$340
Last Day to Register: June 12, 7:59 a.m.

Summer presents an opportunity to reinforce concepts and solidify math competency in preparation for future higher-level math classes. In our Pre-Algebra Skills experience, fundamental algebraic math skills (fractions, decimals and ordering numbers) are reinforced and strengthened using application problems which help students to visualize mathematics in the world around them. By the end of two weeks, students should be more confident and proficient with deconstructing and organizing solutions to solve problems.

 

S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics)

Introduction to Science Research (Rising 6-8 Grade)
Session 1: Tuesday, June 20 - Thursday, June 29
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$340
Last Day to Register: June 12, 9:59 a.m.

Session 2: Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 20 [No class on Friday, July 14]
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$340
Last Day to Register: July 3, 9:59 a.m.

Eureka! You discovered a hands-on science lab experience where AMHS Science faculty will teach students how to design scientific experiments using high school level technology.  Students will make use of PASCO sensors linked to an iPad via Sparkvue app to gather data.  Students will additionally develop practical lab skills like measuring, solution preparation, and solution pipetting. Using these new found laboratory skills and understanding for PASCO sensor use, students will design an experiment of their choice.


Robotics (Rising 7th-9th Grade)
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 20 [No class on Friday, July 14]
8:30 am - 12:00 p.m.
$450
Last Day to Register: July 3, 8:29 a.m.

In this enrichment camp, students participate in hands-on learning about robotic design, mechanics, control, and programming from our AMHS Robotics faculty and staff.  Fun and challenge are part of this camp experience as student teams work together and learn the fundamentals of robot design and engineering.

 

World Language

Introduction to Spanish (Rising 7-9 Grade)
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 20 [No Class on Friday, July 14]
12:50 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
$340
Last Day to Register: July 3, 12:49 p.m.

¿Hablas Español? At the end of two weeks of instruction, our AMHS World Language Faculty will have students acclimated to a Spanish-speaking classroom environment after teaching basic skills of Spanish pronunciation, greetings, and vocabulary. Emphasis is placed on developing communication skills, so that students acquire some basic language skills and gain confidence in using a new language moving forward.