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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Artshine

Ages 5-7: Classic Art with a Modern Twist

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: 9 a.m.–noon
  • Cost: $130
  • Instructor: Sonia Nadeau

Experience a fun and easy way to explore the classics, from renaissance to postmodern impressionism. We will put our own twist on paintings inspired by painters like Van Gogh, da Vinci and let’s not forget Jackson Pollock. Your child will be able to explore a different art’s medium each day and participate in an art show on Friday.

Ages 5-10: Pirates and Ocean Creatures

  • Date: TBD
  • Time for ages 5–7: 9 a.m.–noon
  • Time for ages 7–10: 1–4 p.m.
  • Cost: $130
  • Instructor: Sonia Nadeau

This week we will explore the sea, all of its creatures and uncover buried treasure. We’ll start the week by creating our own treasure maps and then move into crafting crazy deep sea creatures using glow-in-the-dark paint. Your child will be able to explore a different art’s medium each day and participate in an art show on Friday.

For a full day experience with lunchtime supervision combine Artshine with Music Mania (age 5-7) or Music Explorers (age 7-10) and get both camps for a discounted rate.

Music Mania

  • Ages: 5–7
  • Dates: TBD
  • Time: 1–4 p.m.
  • Cost: $130
  • Instructors: Nichole Robertson and Shannon Rutherford

Discover and explore the world of music with daily piano activities, games, crafts, singing and guest artists. This is a great introduction to the black and white world of keyboard instruments, including an introduction to guitar, clarinet, cello and organ. A great introduction to music for children with limited or no musical experience.

Music Explorers

  • Ages: 7–10
  • Dates: TBD
  • Time: 9 a.m.–noon
  • Cost: $130
  • Instructors: Nichole Robertson and Shannon Rutherford

A chance to further explore the world of music through piano lessons, singing in a choir, learning Orff instruments, a composer series, music inspired games, crafts and technology. This is the perfect camp for children wishing to continue their music education.

Music and Drama Magic

  • Ages: 7–13
  • Dates: TBD
  • Time: 9–4 p.m.
  • Cost: $260 (materials included)
  • Instructors: Anne Lukaszewicz and Rebekah Jordan-Miller

Inspired by “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas,” The Grunch tells the story of Rudy Grunch, a grumpy 6th grader who always feels like an outsider. When the entire school gets excited about the annual school musical, Rudy comes up with a perfect plan to ruin it for everyone, by stealing the sets, costumes and lights the night before it opens. But will the spirit of theatre prevail? Discover the magical world of drama and song as we create and perform a musical in just five days! Acting, singing, prop and costume-making are all part of the fun.

Jazz for Adults

  • Ages: 18+
  • Dates: TBD
  • Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Cost: $300
  • Instructor: Mary-Catherine Pazzano

Join local jazz singer Mary-Catherine Pazzano and other talented jazz mentors in a week-long jazz day camp geared toward adult singers and/or instrumentalists. You will learn about jazz style, performance, and technique within a combo setting. Musicians and students of all musical levels are welcome. Whether you have a background in playing or singing jazz, are looking to expand your skills, or whether you have no background in jazz at all, Mary-Catherine and her team will ensure you have the tools necessary to be successful.

Rehearse and learn from Monday-Friday, and then showcase your talents with an audience on the following Saturday afternoon at The Jazz Room.

 

"Music and Drama Magic camp helped me gain confidence in my own voice and personality while collaborating with others to create an amazing performance."

- Youth Camper

Contact Us:

Beckett School at Laurier

E: beckettschool@wlu.ca
T: 519.578.3640

Laurier location: 190 Lester St., Waterloo

South Kitchener location: 68 Bien Dr., Kitchener

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Time to Move

Campers staying for the whole day will have a Time to Move activity break where participants will explore new games and sports in a fun and interactive environment. The Time to Move activity break teaches sportsmanship and physical activity movement skills and is hosted by the Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities.

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