Academy Camps

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Media Literacy

Schedule

Grades 5-8 Co-ed Media Literacy

June 15 through June 19, 2020

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

$150

Description

Electronic media has become a part of our daily lives. Interacting with electronic media requires knowing and applying some general guidelines. In this online Distance Learning camp, students learn guidelines and other skills in order to stay safe, respectful and responsible when navigating current electronic media.

Tech requirements: Students can use the laptop, tablet or device of their choice with an internet connection capable of streaming video and sound.

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Book Club

Schedule

Grades 5-8 Co-ed Book Club

June 15 through June 19, 2020

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

$150

Description

Book Club: During this online Distance Learning camp, students will read and discuss the beautiful autobiographical novel “The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child by Francisco Jimenez.” This camp will celebrate the best parts of reading: the story and discussing the story! The camp will consist of class reading, independent reading, discussions, games, videos, and other types of activities. Come join us to read this beautiful book! 

Tech requirements: Students can use the laptop, tablet or device of their choice with an internet connection capable of streaming video and sound.​

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Digital Photography

Schedule

Updated: Grades 5-8 Co-ed Digital Photography

June 22 through June 26, 2020

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

$150

Description

This camp is now being held online as a Distance Learning Camp. Start taking the best possible photos on your mobile devices by learning how to see the world around you as a photographer does. You will learn how to search out the best lighting and subjects for your photos and create narratives within your frame. This digital course will cover the rules of composition, mobile editing, and how to best showcase your finished product. This course will prove that photography is not always about having the fanciest equipment, but about having the best technique. 

Tech requirements –  For Class: students can use the laptop, tablet or device of their choice using an internet connection capable of streaming video and sound

For photos: mobile device or tablet that can take photos and also download the free Adobe Lightroom app.

Instructors: Dr. Katie Madden

Instructors

Rocklin native Katherine Madden holds a Ph.D. in Critical Studies from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. She also holds an M.A. in Critical Studies from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Film and Media Studies with a minor in Education from the University of California at Irvine.

Dr. Madden joined the Jesuit High School faculty in 2016 and teaches Digital Photography, Digital Filmmaking, and Art of Film. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, photography, and most of all, spending time with her husband, son, parents, and her three older brothers and their families.

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Sports Stats

Schedule

Grades 5 through 8 Sports Stats

June 22 through June 26, 2020

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

$150

Description

MATH OF SPORTS: During this online Distance Learning camp, students develop 5-8 grade level math fundamentals as relating to sports. Students look at the greatest players in respective sports by finding out shooting percentages, on base statistics, and batting and pitching averages. There is hands on learning in finding out their own shooting percentage as well as throwing pitches to measure their own fast ball without a radar gun (averages/speed, distance, and time/time conversions). Additional math of sports is found in looking at the geometric shapes of playing surfaces and materials (finding area and volume). 

Tech requirements: Students can use the laptop, tablet or device of their choice with an internet connection capable of streaming video and sound.

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