Summer Academy 2023

Enrichment Courses

Enrichment Courses

Mount Saint Mary's Summer Academy will include a variety of enrichment courses in Engineering, Science, Math, and the Arts. These fulfilling and challenging courses will be taught by skilled professionals who bring fun and interest to their areas of expertise. These courses are for girls entering 6th to 8th grade. Classes are 70 minutes each.

Course Descriptions

List of 8 items.

  • Chemical Reactions

    Students will be observing different chemical reactions and applying different chemical reactions and applying different science principles to transform a plan fabric, old newspaper, plastic container to new and fun products to take home.

    July 17th to July 20th – Session 1 & 3 
  • Chemistry: Mix It Up

    Students will combine creativity, imagination, and science in making a variety of fun creations. Students will perform hands-on activities involving heating, mixing of different solutions, and molding to produce unique trinkets to take home.

    July 25th to July 28th - Session 2 & 4
  • Engineering

    Engineering is the creative application of science and of how things work. Students will use their imagination to work on projects that study movement, motors, and electrical circuits. This course is hands-on fun with fidget spinners, bristle Bot robotics, mousetrap cars and more.

    July 17th to July 20th – Session 2 & 4  
  • Intro to Theater Arts

    Come learn some of the very basics of stage direction, stage position, and basic stage Do’s and Don’ts of movement on stage. Engage in theater games and help improve your improvisational skills through different exercises and activities.

    July 24th to July 27th   – Session 2 & 4
  • Maker Academy

    Students will explore our maker space and learn the basics of 3D printing. They will each walk away with a 3D print of their own design. Hands-on fun galore will be found in this session.

    August 1st to August 4th - Session 1 & 3
  • Math Madness

    Students will explore topics in mathematics including Statistics with M&Ms, Patterns in Nature, and Game Theory Basics. The week will culminate in a math themed escape room. Lots of hands-on fun will be in this session.

    July 17th to July 20th – Session 1 & 3  
  • Printed Patterns/Paint and Draw

    Students will explore a combination of printmaking, watercolor painting and drawing to create a fresh approach to art. Have fun designing and carving your own patterns for the background of your art, while working with colorful ink, paint, and pencils.

    July 17th to July 20th – offered Session 2 & 4 
  • Watercolors

    Explore the free and fluid medium of watercolor by choosing an inspirational photo or design and applying a variety of techniques mixed with your imagination! Participants will focus on 1-2 paintings during their class. A classroom gallery celebration will culminate the sessions.

    July 24th  to July 27th  - Session 1 & 3
© Mount Saint Mary Academy