Summer Programs


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Academic Workshops

In addition to University High School’s enrichment camps, sports camps, and for-credit courses, we offer academic and study skills workshops.

See below for workshops at University High School in summer 2019.

Academic Workshops

Calmness and Cohesiveness for Chaotic Times Workshop

Calmness and Cohesiveness for Chaotic Times Workshop

Workshop Details
June 17-21
M-F 1-2:30 p.m.
Grades 7-10
Ellyn Walerstein, M.S. Education, Certified HeartMath Coach
Karen Fired, M.A. Spiritual Psychology
$260 workshop fee
Maximum 10 students

Workshop Description
Students will incorporate powerful Heartmath techniques and activities using breathing, movement, art, writing and technology to de-stress and to build resilience. Topics include de-stressing, learning how emotions and attitudes affect your body and your academic performance, building deeper connections with friends and family, and sustaining resilience.

Required reading (Transforming Stress for Teens) and supplies included.

Spanish II Prep Workshop

Prep for Success: Spanish

Workshop Details
July 22-26, M-F
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Grades 9-12
Jill Woerner, Spanish Instructor
$160 workshop fee

Workshop Description
Wondering if you’re ready for Spanish II? The Spanish II Prep Workshop will give students a great refresher before the school year starts and help set them up for success in Spanish II! We will touch on all of the major skills in language learning (speaking, writing, reading, and listening) and help students feel comfortable using the language. We will review key concepts from Spanish I programs and we will work with a variety of common Spanish I themes to help students adjust to potentially different vocabulary. In a very interactive format, students will be ready to start Spanish II el día número 1 con UHS!

Study Skills Workshop

Study Skills Worksho

Workshop Details
June 10-14
M-F 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Grades 8-12
Ellyn Walerstein, Director of Learning Support Services
$365 workshop fee

Workshop Description
Want to ensure you’re prepared for the academic demands of school? Then this Study Skills Workshop is for you! In this workshop, students will learn strategies to improve their memory, reading comprehension, note-taking, test-taking, time management, and organizational skills.


Extended Day Options

Morning and Afternoon Extended Hours

Morning and Afternoon Extended Hours

Before Care is for summer campers in grades 1-8 who need to be dropped off a bit before their morning sessions begin. After Care is the afternoon version of our extended day program for campers in grades 1-8 who can’t be picked up immediately after their camp session ends.

Before Care hours: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. ($25/week per student)
After Care hours: 3 to 6:00 p.m. ($50/week per student)

No student should arrive before 7:15 a.m. Students must be picked up by 6:00 p.m. Families will be billed separately for the extended day program.

Note: Before Care and After Care registration is separate from camp registration.