University of Southern Indiana

Super Summer

There are two one-week Super Summer sessions:

Week One - June 8-12 at Hebron School, 4400 Bellemeade Ave.
Week Two - July 6-10 at USI, including the Middle School STEM Academy

Morning classes meet 9-11:30 a.m.; afternoon classes meet 12:30-3 p.m.. Free lunchtime supervision is available at each location for those enrolling in both morning and afternoon classes. Children enrolled all day and staying for lunch must be five years or older, and should bring their own non-perishable lunches and drinks.

To ensure safety for all children, parents who enroll children will receive detailed information with procedures and location of each class. Grades referred to are the grades to be entered this fall.

Registration Fee: $90 per course; $85 per course when registering the same child in more than one course or when registering two or more children at the same time. EVSC students who are eligible for the free/reduced lunch program may enroll in two courses for a reduced fee of $10 per course; reduced-fee enrollments are limited.

Enroll early, as classes fill quickly! Call 812-464-1989 or 800-467-8600 to register.

WEEK ONE - JUNE 8-12 at Hebron
Morning Classes - 9 - 11:30 a.m.

YTH410 - In the Deep Blue Sea - Pre-K 4's-1
YTH411 - Hands-on Art - grades 1-3
YTH412 - It's Magic! - grades 2-4
YTH413 - Passport To... - grades 3-5
YTH414 - Poetry in Motion - grades 4-6
YTH415 - Building Balsa Wood Bridges - grades 5-7
YTH416 - The Urban Naturalist - grades 6-8
YTH417 - Radical Robots - grades 6-9

Afternoon Classes - 12:30 - 3 p.m.
YTH420 - Kindergarten Readiness & Review - grades K-1
YTH421 - Scientific Kids - grades 2-4
YTH422 - Spy Academy - grades 3-5
YTH423 - Mythbusters - grades 4-6
YTH424 - Explore with the Conquistadors - grades 5-7
YTH425 - Textbook Tips - grades 6-8
YTH426 - It Flies! Aerodynamics & Rocketry - grades 7-9


WEEK TWO - JULY 6-10 at USI
Morning Classes - 9 - 11:30 a.m.
YTH430 - Nature's Wonders - Pre-K 4's-1
YTH431 - Art Safari - grades 1-3
YTH432 - Cooking with Picture Book Characters - grades 2-4
YTH433 - Learn Español - grades 3-5
YTH434 - Trails and Snails - grades 4-6
YTH435 - Building Balsa Wood Bridges - grades 7-9


Afternoon Classes - 12:30 - 3 p.m.
YTH440 - What Do You See? - grades K-2
YTH441 - It's Magic! - grades 2-4
YTH442 - Future Scientists - grades 3-5
YTH443 - 2-D to 3-D - grades 4-6
YTH444 - It Flies! Aerodynamics & Rocketry - grades 5-7
YTH445 - ¡Delicioso! - grades 6-8
YTH446 - Exploring Anatomy - grades 7-9

WEEK ONE, JUNE 8-12


at Hebron School, 4400 Bellemeade Ave.
MORNING CLASSES 9 - 11:30 A.M.


IN THE DEEP BLUE SEA - Pre-K 4's-1                                                                 NO. YTH410


The ocean contains many exciting, interesting forms of life. Through hands-on science, art, music and literature activities, young oceanographers will explore the deep blue sea.
Instructor: Trina Virden, preschool teacher, Holy Rosary Totten Hall Preschool


HANDS-ON ART - grades 1-3                                                                               NO. YTH411


Students will explore a variety of art media and materials including pencils, paint, collage materials, and 3-D sculpture as they discover their own creativity and learn about famous artists of the world.
Instructor: Leilani Moore, teacher, Evansville Day School


IT'S MAGIC! - Grades 2-4                                                                                      NO. YTH412


Explore the scientific basis for illusions while learning to perform magic tricks, boosting self-esteem, and fooling family and friends. Activities include experiments, optical illusions, performance techniques, and the grand finale - a Magic Show starring the students!
Instructor: Angie Karcher, teacher and children's author


PASSPORT TO. . .  - grades 3-5                                                                           NO. YTH413


Take a quick trip around the world! Students will learn about the culture, history, language, foods, art and geography of various countries.
Instructor: JJ Epperson, teacher, North Gibson School Corporation


POETRY IN MOTION - grades 4-6                                                                       NO. YTH414


Students will read and discuss a variety of poetry from Silverstein to Whitman and learn several styles of poetry to turn the words of form, pattern, rhythm and rhyme into their own. Take a journey into the figurative world with bold words, pictures, and imagination!
Instructor: Tracy Fuquay, teacher, North Junior High School


BUILDING BALSA WOOD BRIDGES - grades 5-7                                             NO. YTH415


Students will explore math, physics, architectural design and more through the construction and destruction of a balsa wood bridge.
Instructor: Kevin Moesner, teacher, Thompkins Middle School

THE URBAN NATURALIST - grades 6-8                                                              NO. YTH416


Cities contain a surprising number of natural habitats and in surprising places. Learn how to make the urban landscape friendlier to animals and the impact of recycling, city planning and water conservation can have.
Instructor: Khrista Watson, naturalist and pre-service biology teacher


RADICAL ROBOTS - grades 6-9                                                                           NO. YTH417


Robots are everywhere, from vacuuming the house to performing surgery and exploring other planets. Students will use their creativity and problem-solving skills as they build and program Lego robots to navigate a maze, climb a hill, and even Sumo wrestle.
Instructor: Ginny King, teacher, Helfrich Park STEM Academy

Registration

WEEK ONE, JUNE 8-12


at Hebron School, 4400 Bellemeade Ave.
AFTERNOON CLASSES 12:30 - 3 P.M.


KINDERGARTEN READINESS & REVIEW - grades K-1                                   NO. YTH420


Young students will join in fun, hands-on activities, encouraging them to review letters, phonics, numbers and shapes through music, games, cooking and stories. Engaging art, craft and writing activities also will help students improve motor coordination in a relaxed, nurturing setting.
Instructor: TBD


SCIENTIFIC KIDS - grades 2-4                                                                            NO. YTH421


Age-appropriate inquiry-based activities will engage children in learning science by doing science.
Instructor: Khrista Watson, naturalist and pre-service biology teacher


SPY ACADEMY - grades 3-5                                                                                  NO. YTH422


Looking to improve your spy skills? Students will learn to use their senses to solve problems, create and use invisible ink, learn spy lingo, create crime-solving gadgets and go home with a spy case full of useful tools, including disquises, a magnifying glass and a detective notebook.
Instructor: Angie Karcher, teacher and children's author


MYTHBUSTERS - grades 4-6                                                                                 NO. YTH423


Learn how or if some of your favorite movie and book scenes could happen in reality. Come prepared to use science to bust some myths!
Instructor: Becky Osborne, teacher, Central High School


EXPLORE WITH THE CONQUISTADORS - grades 5-7                                     NO. YTH424


Travel back in time to learn the good, the bad and the ugly about los conquistadores. If you're a fan of history, adventure, travel or Spanish, this class is for you! A strong stomach is a must.
Instructor: JJ Epperson, teacher, North Gibson School Corporation


TEXTBOOK TIPS - grades 6-8                                                                              NO. YTH425


Students will learn strategies to help them understand the information presented in their textbooks and other electronic learning resources. Learn to find main ideas, take good notes, strategies for effective studying and more.
Instructor: Christine Wittmer-Moore, reading instructor, USI


IT FLIES! AERODYNAMICS & ROCKETRY - grades 7-9                                    NO.YTH426


What flies, what doesn't and why? By designing, constructing and launching rockets, kites, airplanes and other flying objects, students will learn science and math concepts through inquiry-based projects, as they explore the history and physics of flight.
Instructor: Kevin Moesner, teacher, Thompkins Middle School

Registration

WEEK TWO, JULY 6-10


at USI, 8600 University Blvd.
MORNING CLASSES 9 - 11:30 A.M.


NATURE'S WONDERS - Pre-K 4's-1                                                                     NO. YTH430


Junior naturalists will explore the world of nature in person and through various projects, helping them discover more about animals, plants and their habitats.
Instructor: Trina Virden, preschool teacher, Holy Rosary Totten Hall Preschool


ART SAFARI - grades 1-3                                                                                     NO. YTH431


Students will be introduced to a variety of media as they express creativity through drawing, painting, 3-D sculptures, collage and more.
Instructor: Leilani Moore, teacher, Evansville Day School


COOKING WITH PICTURE BOOK CHARACTERS - grades 2-4                       NO. YTH432


Using Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and other food-related stories, children will integrate literature with cooking, art, science and math, learning about famous chefs adn samping their own creations along the way.
Instructor: Angie Karcher, teacher and children's author


LEARN ESPAÑOL - grades 3-5                                                                              NO. YTH433


Students will explore the Hispanic world thorugh language, food, music and culture. ¡Sí, hablo español!
Instructor: JJ Epperson, teacher, North Gibson School Corporation


TRAILS AND SNAILS - grades 4-6                                                                       NO. YTH434


The USI campus has miles of trails to explore. Bring your hiking boots and learn about flora and fauna native to southwestern Indiana and collect samples to study in the lab.
Instructor: Khrista Watson, naturalist and pre-service biology teacher


BUILDING BALSA WOOD BRIDGES - grades 7-9                                             NO. YTH435


Students will explore math, physics, architectural design, and more through the construction of a balsa wood bridge.
Instructor: Kevin Moesner, teacher, Thompkins Middle School

Registration

WEEK TWO, JULY 6-10


at USI, 8600 University Blvd.
AFTERNOON CLASSES 12:30 - 3 P.M.


WHAT DO YOU SEE? - grades K-2                                                                       NO. YTH440


Brown Bear, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other characters from Eric Carle books will be the springboard for a variety of activities to encourage participation in art, music, math and reading readiness activities.
Instructor: TBD


IT'S MAGIC! - grades 2-4                                                                                      NO. YTH441


Explore the scientific basis for illusions while learning to perform magic tricks, boosting self-esteem, and fooling family and friends. Activities include experiments, optical illusions, performance techniques, and the grand finale-a Magic Show starring the students!
Instructor: Angie Karcher, teacher and children's author


FUTURE SCIENTISTS - grades 3-5                                                                      NO. YTH442


Each day will bring a new type of science into the classroom as students explore age-appropriate physics, chemistry, and biology concepts through a variety of experiments and activities.
Instructor: Becky Osborne, teacher, Central High School


2-D TO 3-D - grades 4-6                                                                                        NO. YTH443


Students will use the elements and principles of art in an integrative way, exploring a variety of two-dimensional mediums (soft pastels, watercolor and acrylic paints) and converting them to three-dimensional projects using copper tooling, fiber art and clay.
Instructor: Leilani Moore, teacher, Evansville Day School


IT FLIES! AERODYNAMICS & ROCKETRY - grades 5-7                                   NO. YTH444


What flies, what doesn't and why? By designing, constructing and launching rockets, kites, airplanes and other flying objects, students will learn science and math concepts through inquiry-based projects, as they explore the history and physics of flight.
Instructor: Kevin Moesner, teacher, Thompkins Middle School


¡DELICIOSO! - grades 6-8                                                                                     NO. YTH445


Bring your appetite as you create and sample authentic dishes from all over the Spanish-speaking world. Students will be immersed in a different culture every day while improving their culinary skills.

Instructor: JJ Epperson, teacher, North Gibson School Corporation


EXPLORING ANATOMY - grades 7-9                                                                   NO. YTH446


This class will include close-up and personal looks at the internal organs of a variety of animals using models, games, hands-on activities and some dissections!
Instructor: Khrista Watson, naturalist and pre-service biology teacher

Registration


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