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Pirate Adventures Reading Camp
From 12:00 am to 2:00 pm
Have you ever wished you could sail around the world on a rich adventure? This camp will give you that very opportunity as you delve into a book pillaging excursion as a pirate- that’s right, as a pirate! Now how can life get any better than that?
Dates: Tuesday, July 7 – Thursday July 23rd and
Tuesday, August 4 – Thursday, August 20 (a 6 week camp that meets 2 x per week)
Treasure Hunters… T, Th, 12:00-1:00 (short session)
Buccaneer Book Club… T, Th 12:00-2:00 (same class with an additional hour)
Shiver Me Timbers and Ahoy Thar Maties! This camp offers a perfect transition between morning and afternoon sessions. This way, your child can attend additional camps on either end of the day if desired. If you would like your child to engage in some additional, individualized instruction then please sign him/her up for the 12:00-2:00 Buccaneer Book Club time.
Camp Goals: Students ages 7-14 are welcome to bring a sack lunch and eat, while listening and reading along with various captivating books. There will be time for some hearty pirate singing, reader’s theater, individual reading and hands-on projects as well. This class is designed to give students additional reading confidence by building critical thinking, comprehension and reading fluency skills. The main goal is for students to come away with the feeling that reading is truly a wonderful adventure! Argh… Sign up soon before the ship sails away.
How to sign up: This camp will be run on a punch card system. You can purchase as many hours of camp as you think you will attend this summer, in sets of 4 hours @ $5/hr. Each week of camp is either 2 or 4 hours, depending on how long you stay!
Elaine Anderson-Wood is delighted to be a part-time teacher at eNDVR after recently retiring from MCPS. Over the course of 20 years, she has taught in both public and private school situations, experiencing a variety of educational levels (K-8 and preschool). Elaine is certified at both the elementary (K-8) and secondary (5-12) levels with a focus in broad field social science. She holds minors in English, Asian Studies and Sociology. Elaine is truly passionate about engaging students of all ages in thought-provoking, hands-on, educational experiences. Her love for photography, poetry, the natural sciences, music and drama are evident in almost everything she does. Elaine particularly enjoys working with multi-age groups, but has enjoyed Title I. (K-5 reading, math & study skills), Gifted and Talented, and regular classroom settings as well.
During part of her career, Elaine was a private flute instructor, taught parenting classes and worked at an Entomology lab. Elaine and her husband own Blue Mountain Bed and Breakfast, where she enjoys blogging, interior decorating, gardening, cooking and teaching guests about Missoula’s local flora, fauna and history. If you don’t see her in the classroom or at the B&B, she is likely spending time with her Fjord horse, mule and donkeys.