Enrichment Camps

Musical Theatre Boot Camp

Dates:      July 29- August 2
Days:       Monday - Friday
Time:        9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition:     $450
Instructor: Rachel Mikhail

This one week camp will stretch your musical theatre muscles with vocal coaching, choreography, and theatrical performance! Come work with Rachel Mikhail and Ed Rouse as we put together a wonderful showcase of scenes and musical numbers. 

Middle School Jazz Lab Camp

Tuition:   $350

Dates:     June 10 - June 14

Days:       Monday - Friday

Time:       9:00am – 1:00pm

Instructor: Ryan Kelly

Jazz lab summer camp is a fun and exciting instrumental learning opportunity for students with at least one school year of playing experience.  Class consist of:

·  Ensemble rehearsal - work together as a group on fun jazz selections of the following styles: swing, Latin, funk, rock.

·  Practice time - individual and small group - with a buddy or someone else in your section. Time to work on ensemble music, improvisation and other instrumental skills. Middle school students will be mentored on their instrument by OCS high school jazz band students.

·  Sectional rehearsal - time to refine skills and play together as a section. Work will include proper phrasing, articulation and dynamic contrast. 

·  Improvisation - time to develop solo improvisation skills for use in large ensemble rehearsal.  Students will learn ii-V-I chord progression solo skills

Sports Medicine Camp

Tuition:    $350
Dates:      June 24-28 (Session 1) 8:30am – 12:00pm
                 July 8-12 (Session 2) ) 8:30am – 12:00pm
                 July 22-26 (Session 3)  ) 8:30am – 12:00pm
Days:       Monday – Friday
Time:       8:00am – 12:30pm
Instructor: Jay Bayles

This is a week-long introduction into the world of sports medicine and athletic training. This is a fun and exciting hands on camp.  Students will be learning about the different body systems and how they apply to athletes, injury assessments, prevention, and treatments. Guest lecturers from orthopedic surgeons, athletic trainers and fitness specialist are featured, as well as local field trips and working with high school teams.  This camp is open to high school students only.
 

 

High School Grammar Enrichment

Tuition:        $400
Dates:          July 29 – August 7
Days:           Monday – Friday, Monday- Wednesday
Time:            8:00am – 11:30am
Instructors:  Kevin Wilkinson and Tim Bagdanov

This course introduces incoming students to the skills and strategies necessary for their success in the English program at Oaks Christian. Students engage in a comprehensive exploration of grammar basics. The class is also open to students who need to review grammar concepts. This course is limited to new and current Oaks Christian students.  Course is for enrichment only, not credit.

Photography: Making Photos (Not Taking Pictures)

Tuition:      $150
Date:          July 20
Time:         9:00am - 3:00pm
Instructor: David Hessemer

This one-day class is designed to teach students proper exposure settings and explore different types of composition.It will focus on connection, composition and light shaping. Digital file storage will also be covered. The morning portion of the class will be instructional followed by a practice shooting and ending with editing and printing images. Students should bring a lunch and snacks.

Speech and Debate (Open to MS and HS)

Tuition:             $450
Dates:               July 29 – August 2
Days:                Monday – Friday
Time:                1:00pm – 5:00pm
Instructor:        Erika Ahn

This one-week summer camp will teach students practical techniques in construction of strategic, compelling arguments, speech preparation, research, refutation, persuasion, critical thinking and listening, all while learning to speak with clarity and conviction. The students will develop skills to effectively brainstorm a topic, build audience interest and attention, organize the speech, effective use of humor, and delivery strategies. Through many practice rounds, the camp will focus on the techniques and skills necessary to turn the novice speaker into a confident speaker, and the already experienced speaker into a polished speaker. At the end of the week, friends and family are invited on campus to hear the students give speeches and a debate using the skills they learned in camp.


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