Central Wyoming College - Recreation

Summer Academy | Week 2

Location Riverton, WY
Event Date(s) Jun 10, 2019 to Jun 13, 2019
Ages 5 to 14
Grades K to 8th
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Event Description

Week 2 Summer Academy Classes | June 10 - 13

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Summer Academy is a FREE oppportunity for Boys & Girls, Grades K-8th to participate in their choice of classes during 3 weeks in June. Children can participate in one or in as many classes as they would like. Classes sizes are limited and we will not extend beyond these limits. A waiting list will be created once a class is filled. Registrations are not completed until they are in the computer software. For this reason, we highly encourage you to register ONLINE to secure your child(s) spot in our classes.

Class content will not change from week to week, therefore, we ask that you do NOT sign your child up for the same class week to week. Select classes do have a supply requirement that will be listed within the class description that we ask you respect. To make sure class content is age appropriate, age groups will not be negotiable. Children should be enrolled in the grade they are going into in the Fall of 2019. ‘R’ Recreation staff will be available in between classes to assist children if needed, but it is expected that children will be able to walk to and from each class on their own.

 
Intro to Acting
Instructor: Cameron Fehring
Time: 8:00am-9:00am
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 138
Grades: 3rd - 8th
Let your inner star shine! If you are interested in acting then this fun, high-energy class is for you. Students will begin to explore the art of acting for the stage by completing exercises, warm-ups, games and working together to create scenes.      Limit 12
 
Messy Science
Instructor:
Sharon Whitaker
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 181
Grades: K - 2nd
Let’s explore all the things you can do with milk, bubbles, fizzing sidewalk chalk and slime. Students will explore, create, and think outside the box as they work with a variety of elements. Some of the projects will be messy, so dress accordingly.     Limit 10
Fashion 101
Instructor:
Brandi Maxson
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 169
Grades: 1st -3rd
You are never too young to start learning how to design simple clothing. Our instructor will use a variety of different ways to teach your first, second or third grader about fashion. Students will get to make their own clothing for a small mannequin and participate in a few fun design challenges throughout the week.    Limit 12
Upcycled Glass
Instructor:
Connie Murray
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 157
Grades: 1st -3rd
In this new class, your littles will learn to turn plain, clear glass, which is both new and previously used, in to an absolutely beautiful and colorful piece that is one-of-a-kind, just like the individual who made it!    Limit 15
Riverton Rocks!
Instructor:
Tiana Payne
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 177
Grades: 3rd - 5th
Riverton Rocks is a “simple act of kindness” project. Have a fun week designing, painting and labeling rocks to be shared and placed throughout the community or to be given to family and friends to brighten their day. Students need to wear their “paint” clothes.     Limit 12
Hanging Flower Baskets
Instructor:
Joy Pettit
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Grades: 3rd - 8th
No green thumb required to participate!! During this class we will create our very own hanging flower baskets while also learning what plants grow better in the sun and shade. These are sure to add color and may even attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your yard. Hanging flower baskets can also make a lovely summer gift for that someone special!    
Limit 12
Theatre Production (Week 2 of 3)
Instructor:
Cameron Fehring
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 138
Grades: 5th - 8th
You were meant to be a star! If you have experience in acting and desire to be part of a production then this class is for you. Students will begin to explore acting for the stage by completing exercises, warm-ups, games and working together to create scenes. The three week commitment is required as the students will be participating in a role for a full production on the last day of week 3.     Limit 12
DIY Spa Kits
Instructor:
Lindy Nielsen
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 167
Grades: 5th - 8th
You don’t need a luxurious spa in order to give yourself the pampering you deserve. Come learn how to make your very own natural products for manicures, pedicures, facials and more. Treat yo self!     Limit 12
 
Exploring with Colors
Instructor:
Sharon Whitaker
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 181
Grades: K - 2nd
Who doesn’t love a bit of color in their day? A color circle, based on red, yellow and blue, is traditional in the field of art. Participants will study primary, secondary, tertiary and complimentary colors and will be conducting a variety of cool experiments that will explore the color wheel.     Limit 15
I Love Me
Instructor:
Lindy Nielsen
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 167
Grades: K - 2nd
This self-exploratory course is dedicated to helping you get to know yourself a little better. Personality tests, customized affirmations, exploring the power of positivity, creating gratitude jars heart mapping and other activities are designed to increase self-confidence and help you identify your amazing strengths, all while having a total blast.   Limit 12
Let's Get Creative with Art
Instructor: Brandi Maxson
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 169
Grades: 1st - 3rd
The participants will be exploring print making, collages and abstract art in this Summer Academy class. Students will use several different art mediums with each project. Dress appropriately as this will be messy and some of the materials used may not come out of their clothing.     Limit 12
Sport Cup Stacking
Instructor:
Phyllis Zenk
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 137
Grades: 1st - 3rd
Are you ready to try your hand at sport stacking and have lots of fun doing it? This is an exceptional activity to developed hand-eye coordination, focus, concentration and ambidexterity. It’s a sport that everyone can learn and, with practice, improve your times as you challenge yourself! Students will learn the 3-3-3 stack, the 3-6-3 stack, the cycle stack and the rapid fire.    Limit 15
Faux Stained Glass
Instructor: Connie Murray
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 157
Grades: 3rd - 5th
Stained glass is a beautiful but time consuming art form. In this class students will simplify it by faking it! Participants will turn everyday objects into multicolored designs that everyone will admire and enjoy, and they will complete it in just days!     Limit 15
Friendship Bracelets
Instructor:
Tiana Payne
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 177
Grades: 3rd - 5th
Do you and your friends both need some new arm bling? Then sign up for this class where we will spend four days crafting friendship bracelets galore. You can keep them, trade them, or gift them to someone special.     Limit 12
Endurance 2019: Part 2
Instructor:
Joy Pettit
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Grades: 3rd - 8th
ENDURANCE to survive and thrive week TWO with all new challenges! We will create new teams and continue our physical and mental competitions to win pyramid pieces that represent 13 essential inner qualities:  Strength, Heart, Courage, Perseverance, Luck, Trust, Leadership, Discipline, Knowledge, Commitment, Teamwork, Ingenuity, and Friendship. Teams will again compete in the “Temple of Fate”, where you will go head to head in a strategic mind-bending game of Wood-Water-Fire! The team that collects all 13 pieces will become the R-Rec Summer Academy ENDURANCE week two champions.    Limit 12
Theatre Movement
Instructor:
Cameron Fehring
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 138
Grades: 5th - 8th
Create a character with your body! Students will learn techniques that professional actors and dancers use to help them create unique movement, various looks and get some good exercise while doing it. Bring your flair and all that is uniquely YOU!     Limit 10
Screenwriting 101
Instructor:
Jeremy Nielsen
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Grades: 7th - 8th
Have you ever watched a movie and wondered, “who thought this whole thing up?” Well, these people are called screenwriters, and they get to create the whole story and characters in the movies. This is your chance to learn screenwriting styles and write your own short screenplay.     Limit 10
 
All Things No Bake
Instructor: Tiana Payne
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 177
Grades: K - 3rd
Snacks, snacks, delicious snacks! These are easy, enjoyable treats that the students will learn to create that can be shared any time of the year. The participants will learn measuring, pouring, and basic kitchen skills and they won’t leave the class hungry.     Limit 12
Edible Science
Instructor: Sharon Whitaker
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 181
Grades: K - 5th
Learning about science just got more fun, and tastier! The only thing better than just learning science is to do it through food experiments! Participants in this new class will make solar oven s’mores, gumdrop bridges and be shaking for butter!     Limit 10
Sport Cup Stacking
Instructor: Phyllis Zenk
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 137
Grades: 1st - 3rd
Are you ready to try your hand at sport stacking and have lots of fun doing it? This is an exceptional activity to developed hand-eye coordination, focus, concentration and ambidexterity. It’s a sport that everyone can learn and, with practice, improve your times as you challenge yourself! Students will learn the 3-3-3 stack, the 3-6-3 stack, the cycle stack and the rapid fire.    Limit 15
Friendship Frenzy
Instructor: Lindy Nielsen
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 167
Grades: 3rd - 5th
Whether you are a shy violet or a social butterfly, you won’t be able to contain your excitement at the friendship frenzy. This hands-on, action packed party will provide an opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and learn helpful tips about making new friends, treating old friends better and explore the power of kindness and inclusion. Sign up with a friend or come ready to make some new ones in the most unexpected ways! Be prepared for some self-exploration and serious belly laughing!     Limit 12
Let's Explore Science
Instructor: Brandi Maxson
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 169
Grades: 3rd - 8th
Dig deep to see why things react the way they do to different elements. This hands on class will test your curiosity and touch your senses. You’ll make predictions and the end result may shock you. Students will learn about simple machinery, circuits and more!     Limit 12
Healthy Snackin'
Instructor: Joy Pettit
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Grades: 3rd - 8th
Quick, easy, and healthy snacks and tasty beverages make the best “on-the-go” treats! Each day we will make a simple, portable snack and delicious drink. *Please note if you have allergies, nuts and peanut butter will likely be included in some of the recipes.     Limit 12
Faux Stained Glass
Instructor: Connie Murray
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 157
Grades: 5th - 8th
Stained glass is a beautiful but time consuming art form. In this class students will simplify it by faking it! Participants will turn some everyday objects into multicolored designs that everyone will admire and enjoy, and they will do it in just days!     Limit 15
Behind the Scenes
Instructor: Cameron Fehring
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center Scene Shop
Grades: 5th - 8th
If you have been wondering how the looks of a movie and theater sets are created then this class is just what you need. This introductory class will have you recreating fun and easy scene projects that the pros use.  (This class will meet outside of MH 169 on the first day to walk to the Scene Shop)     Limit 12
Lights, Camera, Action: Make Your Own Movie
Instructor: Jeremy Nielsen
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Grades: 7th - 8th
Ever wanted to make your own movie? Learn how movies are made, then make one of your own. Students will explore cameras, directing, acting and editing for movies and together the class will make a movie in 1 week.     Limit 10
 
Sport Cup Stacking
Instructor: Phyllys Zenk
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 137
Grades: 4th - 6th
Are you ready to try your hand at sport stacking and have lots of fun doing it? This is an exceptional activity to developed hand-eye coordination, focus, concentration and ambidexterity. It’s a sport that everyone can learn and, with practice, improve your times as you challenge yourself! Students will learn the 3-3-3 stack, the 3-6-3 stack, the cycle stack and the rapid fire.    Limit 15
Screenwriting 101
Instructor: Jeremy Nielsen
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Grades: 5th - 6th
Have you ever watched a movie and wondered, “who thought this whole thing up?” Well, these people are called screenwriters, and they get to create the whole story and characters in the movies. This is your chance to learn screenwriting styles and write your own short screenplay.     Limit 10
Pack Your Bag
Instructor: Connie Murray
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 157
Grades: 5th - 8th
Join us as we turn a t-shirt into a great tote bag. Students will need to bring a new or used t-shirt with a great design on the front for each tote they want to make. We will do some simple crafting to make a great bag and then we will see about adding some little travel extras.  Students will need to bring a new or used t-shirt with a great design on the front for each tote they want to make.    Limit 15
#PetParacordCrazy
Instructor: Joy Pettit
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Grades: 5th - 8th
A new twist this year especially for that toy-obsessed pet at home, this class will have you braiding dog tennis ball toys. We will have a variety of cord colors, so get signed up and learn to braid a fun toy for you and your furry friend to take out to the park or lake. No dog, No worry!! You can gift yours to someone who does or we can donate to our local animal shelter, Paws for Life! Join the Parachute Cord craze and make your dog’s summer the best one yet!     Limit 12
Friendship Frenzy
Instructor: Lindy Nielsen
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 167
Grades: 5th - 8th
Whether you are a shy violet or a social butterfly, you won’t be able to contain your excitement at the friendship frenzy. This hands-on, action packed party will provide an opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and learn helpful tips about making new friends, treating old friends better and explore the power of kindness and inclusion. Sign up with a friend or come ready to make some new ones in the most unexpected ways! Be prepared for some self-exploration and serious belly laughing!     Limit 12
 
Lights, Camera, Action: Make Your Own Movie
Instructor: Jeremy Nielsen
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Grades: 5th - 6th
Ever wanted to make your own movie? Learn how movies are made, then make one of your own. Students will explore cameras, directing, acting and editing for movies and together the class will make a movie in 1 week.     Limit 10
Marshmallow Science
Instructor: Joy Pettit
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Grades: 5th - 8th
Marshmallows are essential to summer campfires but they can also be the perfect tool to spark learning about scientific principles and methods. While performing a few educational STEM experiments and challenges using marshmallows, students will be pushed to build, test and iterate with and against each other. Collaboration, critical thinking, and resilience are a few of the take-away skills from our activities which students can use in school and life. And we’re sure a few sweet marshmallows will be devoured along the way!     Limit 12
Upcycled Glass
Instructor: Connie Murray
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 157
Grades: 5th - 8th
In this new class, your littles will learn to turn plain, clear glass, which is both new and previously used, in to an absolutely beautiful and colorful piece that is one-of-a-kind, just like the individual who made it!  Bring your creative ideas and work your magic.     Limit 15
Sport Cup Stacking
Instructor: Phyllys Zenk
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Robert A. Peck Arts Center 137
Grades: 5th - 8th
Are you ready to try your hand at sport stacking and have lots of fun doing it? This is an exceptional activity to developed hand-eye coordination, focus, concentration and ambidexterity. It’s a sport that everyone can learn and, with practice, improve your times as you challenge yourself! Students will learn the 3-3-3 stack, the 3-6-3 stack, the cycle stack and the rapid fire.     Limit 15