Camp DaVinci

Spanish & Mandarin Chinese

 

Regular Immersion Session

Take your brushes out and let the imagination roll!  In this creativity-driven summer camp, children will learn not only about his most famous work of art, the Mona Lisa, but will create masterpieces of their own– all this while learning another language!

Linguist Apprentices (Ages 3-5) – Through music and play, campers will develop their conversational skills in a second language. Children will engage in arts and crafts and hands-on projects while learning another language.

Language Ambassadors (Ages 6-10) – Campers will participate in project-based learning activities that will help them connect the foreign language they are learning to meaning, providing them the opportunity to develop their conversational skills while learning about fun and interesting topics.

 

 Early Immersion Session

(Optional session – available only at some locations)

Supplemental thematic unit: DaVinci the Inventor – The original “Renaissance Man” was truly ahead of his time.  Did you know DaVinci conceptualized the helicopter, a parachute, and the telephone way before they were created?  While learning another language, campers will learn about many things DaVinci came up within his lifetime.

Linguist Apprentices (Ages 3-5) – Campers will work on phonetic skills development in small groups, using rhymes and rhythm to further develop their conversational skills.

Language Ambassadors (Ages 6-10) – Campers will use this time to work in small groups to develop reading and writing skills in the target language and practice their conversational skills by talking about the stories they are reading and writing in the second language.

 

 

Afternoon Immersion Session

 (Optional session – available only at some locations)

Supplemental thematic unit: DaVinci the Scientist– Leonardo DaVinci was not only one of the most famous artists of all time, but he was also a scientist.  Campers will discover some of the interesting areas he studied including the flight of birds and the parts of the human body in a new way.

Linguist Apprentices (Ages 3-5) – Campers will work on phonetic skills development in small groups, using rhymes and rhythm to further develop their conversational skills.

Language Ambassadors (Ages 6-10) – Campers will use this time to work in small groups to develop reading and writing skills in the target language and practice their conversational skills by talking about the stories they are reading and writing in the second language.

 

 

 

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