Brookline SmartSummers 2015
May 1, 2015 at 1:35 am #4574Harold PriceKeymaster
Brookline SmartSummers 2015 For Children Ages 5-13
Join the growing number of families discovering (and rediscovering) that SmartSummers is the hippest, smartest summer destination for kids! Open to both Brookline residents and non-residents, our staff is comprised of professional educators who teach in Brookline and other nearby school systems.
Choose from an exciting array of half- and full-day educational adventures that meet for one to eight weeks from June 29 to August 28, 2015. Students enrolled in these programs will learn new talents, enjoy swimming or water play, and make friends in state-of-the-art studios, athletic facilities, and performance spaces.
SmartSummers Programs include:
- Creating Puppet Plays!
Puppet Showplace Theater will guide students through a series of engaging theater and drama exercises to explore characters and stories connecting with this year’s summer reading theme, “Every Hero Has a Story!” Half-day program: ages 5-7.
- Bringing Books to Life!
Classic stories and contemporary chronicles will be brought to life through art,drama, games, and exploration. Half-day program: ages 5-6.
- Creative Arts
Enjoy an action-packedexperience in drawing and painting, pottery, digitalanimation, edible arts, andworld crafts. Full-day program:ages 5-12.
- Studio Arts, Crafts, and Outdoor Games
Budding artists will explore the fundamentals of drawing, painting, pottery, or sculpture in specialized art studios. Half-day program: ages 5-7.
- Brookline Basketball
Players of all levels will improve individual skills and learn team concepts through instruction and competition. Half-day program: ages 7-13.
- Action Science
From catapults to electric pickles, this program is designed for children who enjoy science experiments and who like a real challenge. Full-day program: ages 7-12.
- Cooking Creations and Adventures!
Our cooking and adventure bootcamp combines culinary classes with outdoor summer activities and games. Full-day program: ages 7-12.
- Playful Performances
Listen to popular children’s stories and develop your flair for the dramatic through music, dance, acting, and theatrical projects related to the story. Half-day program: ages 5-7.
- Outdoor Afternoon Adventures
For those who love the outdoors, gym games, swimming, and new adventures. Half-day program:ages 7-13.
Students will build skills in graphics and web design, animation software, digitalcamera use, and other exciting technologies. Full-day program:ages 7-12.
- Theater Arts
Actors of all levels will get achance to explore the world of theater while working toward a final performance on stage. Full-day program: ages 7-13.
- Theater Arts, Jr.
Young actors who like to dance, sing, and tell stories will improve acting and performing skills. Half-or full-day program:ages 5-6.
- Computer Workshops for Teens
Experiment with exciting technologies including Scratch, basic programming, layout & design, and music video. Half-day program: ages 9-13.
Contact: Brookline Adult & Community Education at http://www.brooklineadulted.org
- Creating Puppet Plays!
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