Even though all we learn really should be classified as Life Skills training, there are certain skills that are more directly related to us attaining a successful life when we leave home. We are excited about all our summer camps that prepare students for life no matter what career they choose. Come learn all about personal finances and entrepreneurship, learn basic cooking skills, sew some clothes, or take a babysitting course!
Backyard Summer Cooking – $147
Hot summer days are approaching fast! Using fresh seasonal produce, enjoy preparing for those days when cool food is refreshing and flavorful food is most enjoyed! In Summer Cooking class, you will prepare garden fresh dishes, yummy kabobs, fun chilled snacks, and vibrant smoothies and drinks! You will learn about nutrition and basic culinary skills. It will be fun measuring, mixing, and presenting your cool creations! Decorate a chef hat and apron, and take it home along with your very own cookbook with the fun summer recipes you made in class! Price includes all materials.
Baking – $147
Create a variety of delicious desserts, cookies and baked breads, all from scratch! Learn to roll out and decorate cookies, make biscuits with honey butter, and much more! Surprise your family with a delicious and addition to dinner! Decorate a chef hat and apron and take home your very own cookbook so you can make these at home for family or friends!
Babysitting Camp – $127
Learn to be an expert babysitter! You will know how to make a resume to present to a potential employer along with your babysitting course certificate. You will learn babysitting tips, such as what to do in an emergency, good games to play, what is and isn’t safe, etc. You will also learn basic first aid, such as how to hold pressure points, read vital signs, and much more. In addition, you will learn infant care, such as changing diapers, feeding, and more. Note: This is not a CPR certification course.
Cooking Around the World – $147
Learn about cultures around the world and how to cook their foods from scratch using fresh ingredients. Cook for a Mexican Fiesta or get fancy at an English tea party! Cook up a Swedish Breakfast, Indian cuisine, French dessert and much more!!! Bon Apetit! It will be fun measuring, stirring batter, cracking eggs, and tasting a variety of foods with more hands-on fun! You will take home a chef hat, apron and cookbook full of the recipes you made in class so that you can show your family how you can cook, from all around the world!
Price includes all materials.
Entrepreneur Camp – $127
What goes into having a business? How do I even start one and what should I sell? Who will buy my products? Explore all these topics in this fun-filled class where kids are encouraged to be creative in coming up with their businesses, but they also study supply & demand, how to determine a price, what makes prices fluctuate, an introduction to banks and bank accounts and different forms of businesses. Also learn how to market and what the most effective ways of selling will be. On the last day of camp the students will have an opportunity to have their own small store and sell their goods or services to fellow camp students.
Holistic Cooking & Nutrition – $147
Come learn to prepare your food in a holistic way, thinking of the nutrients going into your body and their function. This is a hands-on make from scratch cooking class. This is a perfect way to introduce new foods to kids! The recipes are so simple that the students can even make them at home.
The older students’ camp will be preparing slightly more complicated meals, while still learning all about the nutrition.
In this camp students are encouraged to experiment with different ingredients as they mature in their cooking skills every day.
Healthy Cooking – $147
You will learn to cook using fresh, nutritious ingredients without prepared mixes. Make delicious breakfasts, scrumptious cuisines and much more! You will learn about nutrition and know how to follow a recipe. It will be fun measuring, stirring batter, cracking eggs with more hands-on fun! You will take home a chef hat, apron and a cookbook full of the recipes you made in class so that you can show your family how you can cook! Price includes all supplies.
Photography Camp – $127
This course is an introduction to the basics of digital photography. We will cover camera models, the mechanics of a camera, and becoming comfortable with your equipment. We will explore how to find and use light, as well as demonstrate composition and perspective techniques. We will explore various types of photography while studying famous photographers and their work. Students will receive basic instruction on techniques, review several samples of desired outcomes, and participate in class demonstrations. Students will experience many different lighting scenarios, such as bright sunlight, open shade, in a room with a window, and in rooms with no windows.
At the end of the course, students will know how to use the features of their camera so they can control the appearance of their photographs, have a full understanding of natural and artificial lighting situations, see how composition can add to or detract from an image, understand perspective, and seek more creative ways to craft their photographs.
Supplies needed: Students must bring a digital camera for them to use during class time. Cameras with a manual option will provide the broadest education, but any digital camera can be used, even a smart phone camera.
Science by You – $147
Students will participate in many exciting new science experiments through the week. During their explorations, students will be exposed to cause and effect, patterns and systems. They will use creativity, cooperation and problem-solving skills to conduct investigations and design solutions. Build an anti-gravity invention to learn about magnetic attraction! Have a blast making a bubbularium – an observatory to see the amazing colors in bubbles! Construct a volcano, learn about different rocks, study physics, chemistry, and earth science and life science all in one week! The camp will be filled with fun, educational games as well as a lot of hands-on explorations.
Sewing Swimwear – $147
Come sew your own swimwear! Students will learn how to read patterns, how to adjust them to fit their size and sew their own swimwear. It’s best for students to bring their own sewing machines and students will purchase their own fabric of choice. Detailed instructions on what to bring will be sent out once students have signed up.
Sewing & Design Camp Summer Dresses & Shorts – $147
Come sew your own summer attire! Students will learn how to read patterns, how to adjust them to fit their size and sew their own summer dresses & shorts. It’s best for students to bring their own sewing machines and students will purchase their own fabric of choice. Detailed instructions on what to bring will be sent out once students have signed up.
Spanish – $147
July 17-21 – 9am-12pm – Monday – Friday – Ages: 5-7 – Come play your way into learning Spanish from native speakers!
August 7-11 – 9am-12pm – Monday – Friday – Ages: 8-12 – Come play your way into learning Spanish from native speakers!
To register: Kallpachay.com and click on “Summer Camp 2017”