West Essex Courses
SUMMER 2016: JULY 11 – AUGUST 12
MIXED MEDIA ART
Express yourself using a variety of materials to create 3D pieces of art. You will see how mixing different media can stimulate your “out-of-the-box” thinking and turn unrelated things into visual masterpieces!
THE SECRETS OF STORYTELLING
Let your imagination work as you master the art of storytelling. Enhance your critical thinking skills while you analyze narratives of different storytelling genres including Scooby Doo the carton, Disney’s film (WALL E) and a few handpicked short stories. Learn how storytelling integrates key elements to creatively capture its audience while delivering its message. So future storytellers, get ready to work and have fun too! Scooby Doo, Where Are You?
Calling all Mad Scientists! Let’s venture into a world of fun and excitement enhanced with the basic science principles needed to create safe and exhilarating experiments such as tube tornadoes, rubbery eggs, slime and much, much more. So roll up your sleeves and get to work!
A TASTE OF THE ARTS
Calling all actors! This light-hearted course will limber your body, tone your vocal chords and strengthen your stage presence through fun and simple movement, voice and acting techniques. Enjoy the ambiance of the theater while you experience – A Taste of the Arts!
CODING FOR KIDS
This course is design to introduce children to programming and coding concepts. Students will use the Scratch to learn to code. Scratch is the wildly popular educational programming language used by millions of first-time learners in classrooms and homes worldwide. By dragging together colorful blocks of code, kids can learn computer programming concepts and make cool games and animations.
WEB PAGE DESIGN
The purpose of this course is to acquire the knowledge to design and develop a webpage that is easy to navigate, readily available and informative. You will learn the basics of HTML and Photoshop and put your creativity to the test as you develop an amazing webpage.
ZUMBA FITNESS FOR KIDS
Designed exclusively for kids, Zumbatomic Fitness classes “rock” with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines set to music that kids really love. Have fun dancing to the beat and getting some heart healthy exercise, too.
STRIKE UP THE BAND
Whether you’re an accomplished musician or a musical novice, our method of music instruction focuses on a non-notational approach to learning music. Explore your favorite, popular music styles such as: rock, blues, rap, hip-hop or reggae, while developing your performance, composition and improvisation skills, too.