Flint Hill Academic and Enrichment Camps
Film Camp (Online)
Learn about storytelling and the art of filmmaking. Film camp is a hands-on introduction to movie making. Students will explore the way that movies are crafted and will have the opportunity to take on the various roles involved in creating a film. Students will develop their own stories, work on iPads or Macbooks in iMovie, to edit their footage and compose short films. Writers, actors, photographers, and movie fans are invited to join in our hands-on exploration of what it takes to make a movie. No experience necessary, just enthusiasm.
Students will need access to an iPad or MacBook, high-speed internet and a printer.
|Times:||9-10 a.m. Presentation and direct instruction
1-2 p.m. Optional help
||Rising grades 6-9|
CLAY CAMP: Mud and Fire (Online)
This camp will get you hooked on clay so, get fired up!
Come explore the exciting world of ceramics in this two-week virtual program. Live instructor demonstrations, practice and group discussions will occur in our Google Hangout Meets. Clay campers will have an opportunity to work both independently and collaboratively throughout each meeting with both peers and instructors. This camp offers exposure to a wide range of techniques and projects while developing good relationships throughout our studio community. Clay Camp is designed to offer opportunities for all skill levels to develop their technical ability with clay while finding their unique voice as a maker. Individual instruction will promote creative expression and skill development. Each camper will complete a body of work they can both use and admire for many years to come.
No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome. Our session will end with a celebratory online exhibition of selected works.
All clay, glaze materials and firings are included in the camp fee. Each camper will need to pick up a 50lb box of clay prior to the first day of camp (included in camp). Participants will also be supplied with a beginner tool kit and supplies. The pick-up date and time are TBD but an update will be provided soon. Students will need access to an iPad, MacBook or PC with high-speed internet.
|Session:||June 22-July 2 (no camp on Friday, July 3)|
|Time:||9 -11 a.m.|
|Grades:||Rising grades 5-12|
Key Strategies for Success (Online)
This workshop is designed for students who need some extra help in developing effective study and organization skills. Topics include methods for taking notes, memorization strategies, active reading comprehension skills, and test-taking techniques. Students will also complete inventories to explore their preferred learning styles and learn the habits of highly effective students.
|Grades:||Rising grades 9-11|
High School Writing Seminar (Online)
Students can hone their writing skills by learning the basics of crafting an original five-paragraph essay: preparing to write, developing a thesis statement, presenting supporting evidence, writing a conclusion and performing revisions. Students will learn the proper use of quotations and citations, and a step-by-step approach to working within a time limit to organize their thoughts, quickly create a thesis statement and develop it into an essay.
|Grades:||Rising grades 9-12|
Checkpoint Takotna - Online Rising Algebra II Prep (Online)
Are you taking Algebra II next year? What is Algebra II about and what do I need to know so I can learn it? These are some of the questions we will explore in this 10-hour workshop, designed to help you get off to a great start in Algebra 2. You will need a device (MacBook or iPad preferred, but Chromebook or Windows computer is OK if you know how to use it). You will need a good Internet connection and the Google Chrome browser. Bring your enthusiasm!
|Grades:||Rising grades 9-11|
3D Design Virtual Camp
Explore the possibilities of Tinkercad right from your home! In this virtual camp, you will review techniques to use this 3D design software, practice designing, and choose projects to complete. Once you've perfected your designs they will be printed on our Dremel 3D printer and delivered to you! Have fun designing and creating with Ms. Starnes!
Students will need access to a laptop or PC and high-speed internet
|Time:||9-10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.|
|Grades:||Rising grades 3-6|
COURSES FOR ACADEMIC CREDIT
This course builds on the geometry covered in middle school to explore more complex geometric situations and deepen students’ ability to explain geometric relationships, moving toward formal mathematical arguments. Specific topics include similarity and congruence, analytic geometry, circles, the Pythagorean theorem, right triangle trigonometry, analysis of three-dimensional objects, conic sections, and geometric modeling. (1 year credit)
Students can expect to work synchronously (live class sessions via Google Meet) from 9-10 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. with their instructor and/or classmates. Students can expect to work asynchronously (independent work on and offline) for 2-4 hours per day. Instructors will be available via email, in virtual classrooms and during office hours.
Students will need access to a laptop or PC, high-speed internet and a printer.
Please note that this course has not yet been approved by the NCAA, and is in the application process for approval.
|Session:||June 15-July 17 (No classes July 3)|
|Grades:||Rising grades 9-11
Prerequisite – Algebra 1 or equivalent