I realize that Carissa has already posted about this, but the schedule came out today and I wanted to put a link up to the Ann Silva sewing camp schedule. It looks like there is something for everyone.
Summer Reading Programs (passing along from Dianne F. Keith of Clickschooling)
Borders Reading Program Kids-under-12 read 10 books over the summer to earn a free book. When you get to the website, download the summer reading form. As your child reads books over the summer, simply fill in the titles on the form. When your child has read 10 books, take the form to a Borders or Waldenbooks store and choose a free book from the selection offered including, Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary, Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown, and The River by Gary Paulsen. No purchase is necessary to participate. The form must be completed and turned in by August 26, 2010.
Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program Kids read 8 books and get 1 free. B&N also offers free, downloadable Parent and Educator "Activity Kits" to enhance learning through books. Get all of the details at the website.
Book Adventure This free reading motivation program, sponsored by Sylvan Learning, is for students in grades K-8. As explained at the website, "Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes."
Half Price Books: FEED YOUR BRAIN Summer Reading Program Kids 14 and under can log the books they've read to earn a $3 Half Price Books Shopping Card. The program begins Tuesday, June 1 and runs through Saturday, July 31, 2010.
Pottery Barn Book Club Kids of all ages who attend Pottery Barn Story Times (held on Tuesdays in the stores), will receive a Book Club card on their first visit and a special gift after attending five story times.
Scholastic Summer Challenge Campaign Scholastic has a free online summer reading club for children that began on April 30, 2010. Kids-8-and-up can go online and read to help set a "World Record."
ABQ library Summer reading programs with prizes.
Some food chains such as Pizza Hut, Chuck E. Cheese, and McDonald's also offer summer reading programs that allow kids to earn tokens for games or free food, although not all stores participate. Just inquire to learn more.
Progressive Language has previously offer Spanish Champs summer camps in Albuquerque. We are now partnering with ABQ Playroom to bring the camps back to Albuquerque in July. ABQ Playroom is a new child enrichment facility opening this summer near Paseo & Ventura.
Summer Science Club will meet every Thursday in July from 10:30 to noon at my house near Wyoming/Indian School for kids entering first through fifth grade. We will learn to make hypotheses, do experiments, and interpret the results in four different areas of scientific study. This will fit your schedule (only 4 meetings!) and your budget (only $50). Please contact me if you are interested: firstname.lastname@example.org or Amanda at 505-217-9453.
"please join us for our "End of summer, last Hoorah before school starts up again" mini-camps for Play Actors! These two new mini-camps will run Monday-Thursday 10-11:30am for children ages 4-6. The fee is $60.00/week.
July 26-29 Dragons, Knights and Princesses August 2-5 Pirates, Treasure and Noodle Soup
Each day we will play theatre games, act out a story and do a fun activity that compliments the story of the day!
Plus we are also registering for our Play Actors Saturday morning classfrom 9:30-10:30am beginning August 7 - September 25 (NO class Sept. 4) and/or October 9 - November 20. Fee for each 7 week session is $70.00. Register by July 31st and receive one complimentary ticket to CaptainLouie, our next Family Series Production in conjunction with PLAYConservatory October 23-31, 2010. To register please contact Kathryn Morales at email@example.com."
Free Space Science Camps for all students ages 10 to 15. NASA Sponsored. Teachers are APS Certified Teacher, trained by NASA and Scientists at NMSU.(Teachers are also Christians) Participating students are eligible to compete for 3 $5000 college scholarships. Students will learn New Mexico State Science Standards by doing fun experiments and projects. Camps start on July 26. One will be held at New Hope Full Gospel Baptist Church om 1901 Pennsylvania (Indian School and Pennsylvania in Albuquerque) Two others will be held at the BOYS and GIRLS CLUBS in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. The camps are free, but to attend the BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS camps, students must be members of the BOYS and GIRLS CLUBS ($30 annual fees). To sign up call Valerie Kovach at 505-604-3152 or email firstname.lastname@example.org