• Posted on: May 23, 2011

Class Descriptions

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Since this is a summer youth leadership program, we felt that it would be appropriate to have youth engaged in all aspects of the program. We have added four new classes: Fashion, Spanish, Dance, and Music.

All of the classes listed are taught entirely by youth instructors!

Art:

  • Students created murals using paint and water balloons
  • Students learned how to do urban art using block letters and watercolors
  • Students used clay to create small pieces of sculpture

Computers:

  • Students created newsletters documenting events at EOYDC
  • Students learned how to take pictures using digital cameras
  • The12-13 year olds created a slideshow presentation documenting classes and presentations that occurred during the course  of the S.C.E.P.

Cooking:

  • Students learned about basic kitchen tools and kitchen safety
  • Students learned to create various types of easy to prepare snacks
  • Students learned how to cook a family style meal

Creative Writing:

  • Students worked on their public speaking skills through role play exercises
  • Students wrote compositions detailing their experiences in the S.C.E.P.
  • Students created acrostic poems

Dance:

  • Students were involved in daily exercises in order to stay physically fit
  • Students were taught dances and helped to choreograph dances that were performed at the Parent Night/Talent Show

Fashion:

  • Students learned to express themselves though style and dress
  • Students were able to design and create their own t-shirts

Music:

  • Students were exposed to various instruments such as the piano, drums, and steel pans
  • Students were taught choral music arrangements of popular songs

Physical Development:

  • Students learned about team work and cooperation
  • Students were able to get exercise through participation in various games
  • Students learned the value and concept of good sportsmanship

Spanish:

  • Students learned basic components of conversational Spanish
  • Students were exposed to numerous vocabulary words in the Spanish language

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