Activity Guides Spring/Summer 2014 Activity Guide | Page 14

SUMMER CAMPS 11-14 Byte Camp: 2D Video Game Design Creative Young Minds Create your own wacky characters, cool game play and fun levels in your very own on-line game! Students will start the week making short animated films, and each day new programming skills will be taught to help them make the animations interactive. The final project is a video game built from scratch that will go on-line and is handed out on take-home USB sticks! Have a look at for hundreds of great games from previous years! Lots of time during the week is devoted to outdoor activities so that your child is fresh for new challenges. George Elliot - Rm 118 Tues-Fri Aug 5-8 $230 4 days Instructors: Byte Camp 9 am - 3 pm Code: 0814.019 7 - 12 Come join us and enjoy new ways to be creative! We will spend the first 2 days doing pottery in the workshop using a variety of materials and equipment. Day 3 we will move into the studio to do sketching, drawing, painting and printmaking using our large press. What fun! Finally we wrap up the week with the finishing touches of all and add in some extras. All Supplies included. George Elliot - Art Rm 132 &133 Instructors: Rick & Monica Davidson Mon - Fri 9:00 am -12:00 pm $110 5 classes Camp #1 July 21-25 Code: 0714.022 Camp #2 July 28-Aug 1 Code: 0714.023 Summer Fun With A Pocketknife 9 - 12 The purpose of this camp is to teach kids how to safely use a pocketknife to produce simply whittled toys for themselves and others, and to really enjoy themselves in the process. Beginning with demonstration and instruction, then hands on making of projects with assistance. All materials and tools needed for the course are provided at no extra cost. Students will learn basic knife handling and safety, and how to sharpen a knife and keep it sharp. Over the 5 days students will make their own twig pen that really writes, a rubber band shooter, slip bark wooden whistles, a boomerang, a flying non-electric helicopter, hiking staff, and a space shuttle type airplane that really flies. For more information about Rick Wiebe and the art of woodcarving visit his website: WARNING: Whittling is very habit forming and could lead to a lifetime hobby! George Elliot - Rm 140 Instructors: Rick Wiebe of Wood & Wildcraft Mon-Fri July 28-Aug 1 10 am-12 pm $85 5 classes Code: 0714.020 Padel Camps 8 - adult Join Canada’s newest and most exciting sport. Celebrate Lake Country as the first Padel courts in B.C and the first outdoor glass Padel courts in Canada located at Jack Seaton Park. What is Padel? It’s a compelling sport that mixes tennis and squash. Together they combine into a fast moving, high energy and lifetime activity. For more information on this up and coming sport for BC visit or visit our Facebook Page. Mad Science Camp Grades 3 - 6 A fun filled camp is waiting to capture your child’s imagination through amazing experiments and demonstrations covering all areas of science. Endless opportunities to discover the world around them with hands on activities in biology, chemistry, ecology and physics. Activities will include; rocket ship building, learning about buoyancy with a boat building competition, discovering the microscopic world around them, capturing, collecting and preserving insects, dissections, making giant bubbles, ice-cream, gak, elephant toothpaste and countless other chemistry experiments, with a few explosions along the way. George Elliot Sec.- Rm #135 Instructor: Rob & Deb Geier Mon-Fri 9-12 pm July 14-18 $80 5 classes Code: 0714.021 This camp will guide you through and assist you in fundamentals of the game with an emphasis on skills etiquette and sportsmanship. You will learn to forehand, backhand, volley and the unique Padel Bandeja. You will find Padel has a fast learning curve and is great for juniors. The shorter racquet with close proximity to the hand creates fast fun learning. All equipment is provided, all you need to bring is your running shoes, water bottle and sun protection, and most important your enthusiasm. This is not just for beginners, but for players of all levels. Jack Seaton Park - Padel Courts $55 Mon-Fri Instructor: Chris Thorburn 5 Lessons Camp #1 Ages 8-14 15 to Adult July 7– 11 10:00-11:00 am Code: 0714.024 11:00-12:00 am Code: 0714.025 Camp #2 Ages 8-14 15 to Adult July 14- 18 10:00-11:00 am Code: 0714.026 11:00-12:00 am Code: 0714.027 Re g i s t e r: O n l i n e w w w . o k or Phone 250-766-5650 Page 14