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Summer Programs

***Thanks for learning with us this summer!  Look for Summer 2020 camps in early spring!***

Lots of opportunities for summer learning in a relaxed camp-style setting in June and July! If you have kids who are interested in musical theater, lab dissections, the rainforest, oceanography and more...check out our summer programs below!

Finding Your Superpowers!

Social Skills Camp-Session 1 (June 3-June 6) Session 2 (July 8-July 11)

A social skills program in a camp setting for ages 7-12!

*Designed for children ages 7-12, who are able to function independently but are still refining skills.
*Goal of teaching children to use their "superpowers" (social skills!) in the areas of problem solving, listening, communicating, recognizing feelings, perspective taking, friendship, working in a group, and decision making.
*Social skills are reinforced and modeled throughout all of our structured, fun-filled activities.
*Led by social worker, Brianne Kalusniak, LSW and Jane Marcoux, teacher/founder of ACES.
*Minimum 4 participants/Maximum 10 participants
*Cost $150 per session

Activities:
Art-Music-Games-Mindfulness Exercises-Snack/Cooking-Journaling-Brain Break-Check-In/Check-Out-End of Week Community Outing

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***An invoice will be sent for payment upon receipt of your questionnaire and registration--or pay online on the REGISTRATION page.***

Any questions? Feel free to message us or give us a call at 630-849-7624.

Musical Theater Camp-NEWSIES!

Session 1 (June 3-June 6)

Seize the Day!

Join us for a fun-filled week based on the hit Broadway musical, Newsies! Throughout the week we’ll talk about the real-life stories behind the Disney classic, learn some songs and choreography, and have a small showcase at the end! Best suited for ages 9-13 of all skill levels.

*Led by Valerie Anderson
*Minimum 4 participants/Maximum 10 participants
*Cost $100 per session (10% discount for 2 or more camps)

Session 1: June 10-13
Session 2: June 17-20 (You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile!)
Session 3: June 24-27 (Let Your Freak Flag Wave!)

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***An invoice will be sent for payment upon receipt of your questionnaire and registration--or pay online on the REGISTRATION page.***

Any questions? Feel free to message us or give us a call at 630-849-7624.

Musical Theater Camp-ANNIE!

Session 2 (June 10-June 13)

You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile!

Come join us for a whirlwind week celebrating the beloved musical, Annie! We’ll discuss the real history behind the show, rehearse some songs and choreography, and present a small showcase at the end of the week! Best suited for ages 5-8 of all skill levels.

*Led by Valerie Anderson
*Minimum 4 participants/Maximum 10 participants
*Cost $100 per session (10% discount for 2 or more camps)

Session 1: June 10-13 (Seize the Day!)
Session 2: June 17-20 (You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile!)
Session 3: June 24-27 (Let Your Freak Flag Wave!)

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***An invoice will be sent for payment upon receipt of your questionnaire and registration--or pay online on the REGISTRATION page.***

Any questions? Feel free to message us or give us a call at 630-849-7624.

Musical Theater Camp-SHREK!

Session 3 (June 17-June 20)

Let Your Freak Flag Wave!

Join us in learning about Shrek The Musical! Through the week, we’ll discuss the original stories of the characters, learn some music and choreography from the show, and showcase what we’ve learned at the end of the week! Best suited for ages 9-13 of all skill levels.

*Led by Valerie Anderson
*Minimum 4 participants/Maximum 10 participants
*Cost $100 per session (10% discount for 2 or more camps)

Session 1: June 10-13 (Seize the Day!)
Session 2: June 17-20 (You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile!)
Session 3: June 24-27 (Let Your Freak Flag Wave!)

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***An invoice will be sent for payment upon receipt of your questionnaire and registration--or pay online on the REGISTRATION page.***

Any questions? Feel free to message us or give us a call at 630-849-7624.

Oceanography!

Summer Enrichment Camp-Session 1 (June 10-June 13) Session 2 (July  22-25)

Join use for a deep sea dive! We will learn about the layers, plants, animals, coral reefs, and pollution of our oceans. Every day, we will have hands-on activities, science experiments, and a whale of a time!

A hands-on summer enrichment program in a camp setting for ages 7-12!

*Designed for children ages 7-12, who are able to function independently.
*Goal of exploring the topic of oceanography through a multi-sensory, engaging program.
*Information and skills are reinforced and modeled throughout all of our structured, fun-filled activities.
*Led by teacher, Alette Anderson, and Jane Marcoux, teacher/founder of ACES.
*Minimum 4 participants/Maximum 10 participants
*Cost $150 per session (10% discount for two or more camps)

Topics covered:
Tides and Intertidal Zones-Coral Reefs-Layers of the Ocean-Marine Invertebrates-Marine Reptiles-Turtle Art-Fish-Sharks-Marine Mammals-Marine Birds

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***An invoice will be sent for payment upon receipt of your questionnaire and registration--or pay online on the REGISTRATION page.***

Any questions? Feel free to message us or give us a call at 630-849-7624.

Rainforest!

Summer Enrichment Camp-Session 1 (June 17-June 20) Session 2 (July 29-August 1)

Join us for a trip to the rain forest! We will learn about the layers, plants, animals, foods, the medicines, and the deforestation of the rain forest. Every day, we will have hands-on activities, science experiments, and a whole bunch of fun!

A hands-on summer enrichment program in a camp setting for ages 7-12!

*Designed for children ages 7-12, who are able to function independently.
*Goal of exploring the topic of the rainforest through a multi-sensory, engaging program.
*Information and skills are reinforced and modeled throughout all of our structured, fun-filled activities.
*Led by teacher, Alette Anderson, and Jane Marcoux, teacher/founder of ACES.
*Minimum 4 participants/Maximum 10 participants
*Cost $150 per session (10% discount for two or more camps)

Topics covered:
Geography of the rainforest-Layers of the rainforest-Epiphytes-Tree Art-Music/Sounds of the Rainforest-Animals-Jungle Slime-Food Chains-Snakes and Lizards-Foods-Kapok pod dissection-Make a Rubber Ball-Deforestation-Poetry

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***An invoice will be sent for payment upon receipt of your questionnaire and registration--or pay online on the REGISTRATION page.***

Any questions? Feel free to message us or give us a call at 630-849-7624.

Dissections!

Summer Enrichment Camp-ONE Session ONLY (June 24-June 27)

Don’t want your house to smell like formaldehyde? Leave the dissections to us. Each day, we will dissect at least one animal and/or parts of animals. Earthworms, grasshoppers, mollusks, frogs, fish, starfish and more will be dissected. Best suited for 9-14.

A hands-on summer enrichment program in a camp setting for ages 9-14!

*Designed for children ages 9-14, who are able to function independently.
*Goal of exploring the topic of dissection through a multi-sensory, engaging program.
*Information and skills are reinforced and modeled throughout all of our structured, fun-filled activities.
*Led by teacher, Alette Anderson, and Jane Marcoux, teacher/founder of ACES.
*Minimum 4 participants/Maximum 10 participants
*Cost $150 per session (10% discount for two or more camps) plus $15 lab fee for dissection specimens.

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***An invoice will be sent for payment upon receipt of your questionnaire and registration--or pay online on the REGISTRATION page.***

Any questions? Feel free to message us or give us a call at 630-849-7624.

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Want to sign up for our summer programs?  Download our camp registration paper here---->>>