"Investing in Children •  Enriching our Community"

 

   
 
 


SUMMER ENRICHMENT ACADEMY

Creative, engaging summer classes taught by talented VUSD teachers. These teachers design classes based on their own hobbies and passions to inspire your child.  Morning and afternoon classes available.  Sign up for one session, or all three!


Class enrollment includes instruction and all supplies — no  hidden fees.  
Classes must have a minimum of 10 students enrolled, or they will be cancelled and registered families will receive a full refund.
Student cancellations within 2 weeks of course subject to a $35 cancellation fee.
All classes held at Ventura High School, unless otherwise noted.  


Questions?  Or problems?  Email or call Karen Reynosa (Karen.Reynosa@VenturaUSD.org) or  805-641-5116 x 2164


 

CLASS SCHEDULE - Mornings (9am - 1pm)


 WEEK ONE
June 19-23
WEEK TWO
June 26-30
WEEK THREE
July 3, 5-7

Putting On A Show 

Heidi House………………..……K-5th  

Perform in a musical show and experience aspects of theater production.

 

Coding Academy

Therese Palmisano……………2nd -6th

If you enjoy solving problems, creating games and learning about computers, then coding is for you.

 

Chemistry and Fire 

Karen Reynosa…………………2nd-8th

Kitchen Chemistry and real labs with many experiments that will include fire.

 

Claymation (CANCELLED)

John Palmisano………….…..…4th-8th

Create a cool video with claymation and stop-motion animation.

 

Introduction to Photo

Cameron Crouch………….……5th-9th

Learn to shoot and edit photos using cutting-edge techniques.

 

Woodworking  (SOLD OUT)

Scott Lehman…………….…..…6th- 9th 

Use a variety of hand and power tools to build custom projects @ Cabrillo Middle School.

 

SAT Prep Class 

Erin Jones…………………….10th-12th

Improve your reading, grammar, essay-writing and test taking skills. 

 

Racing Drones 

Alex Wulff…………………..…5th-8th

Build, crash, fix, repeat.  Program, 

troubleshoot and modify FPV racing drones @ DATA Middle School

 

Video Game Design w/Scratch 

Mike Cromie…………………..……K-5th 

Students will unleash their inner game designer and produce a multi-level, 

story-based video game.

 

Musical Theater Production 

Stefoni Rossiter………………..….1st-8th 

Seeking performers for "The Ugly Duckling." Sing, dance, act and have fun!

 

Rocketry and Physics

Karen Reynosa………….…….…2nd- 9th Build and launch your own rockets while learning the laws of aerodynamics and physics.

 

Track and Field: Sprint and Long Jump 

Preston Biller……………….……3rd-6th 

Learn proper technique for track and field events from an experienced coach.


Go Play Outside (CANCELLED)

Ann Larson…….………..……2nd-8th 

Learn the skills and experiences needed to enjoy individual and group games outdoors from an experienced coach.

 

Woodworking (SOLD OUT)

Scott Lehman………….…………6th-9th 

Use a variety of hand and power tools to build custom projects @ Cabrillo Middle School.

 

Deep Sea Explorers 

Cody Foster………………………6th-12th 

Learn deep sea ecology while building Remotely Operated Vehicles for missions in the pool @Buena High School

 

ACT Prep and Study Skills Course

Heather Ferris……………..……10th-12th 

Get ready for the ACT by using test taking strategies and study skills to improve your overall scores.

 

Musical Theater Production 

Stefoni Rossiter………………1st-8th 

Seeking pirates, fairies, aliens and 

leprechauns who will sing and dance in "The Greatest Treasure."

 

Exploring Art 

Justin Frazier…………….…..…2nd-8th 

Learn about the elements of art shape and space through collages including watercolors and anime.

 

Green Engineering and STEM 

Karen Reynosa……………..…..2nd -9th 

Engineer energy solutions for wind, solar and water powered projects while building prototypes.

 

Wilderness and Survival Skills 

Preston Biller……………….……3rd-8th

Using maps and compasses students will learn first aid and basic survival skills for the wilderness.

 

Claymation 

John Palmisano………………..…4th-8th

Create a cool video with claymation and stop-motion animation.

 

Entrepreneurship and Design

Kurt Miller……………………….5th-9th 

Using computer-aided design and mini maker camps, fix problems using 3D 

design and printing.

 

Woodworking 

Scott Lehman……………………6th-9th 

Use a variety of hand and power tools to build custom projects @ Cabrillo Middle School.

 

Buenaventura Summer Wind Ensemble 

Paul Hunt………………….…..7th-12th

Develop your skills as a wind or 

percussionist in a summer youth band.


 

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CLASS SCHEDULE - Afternoons (1pm - 4pm)


WEEK ONE WEEK TWO  WEEK THREE

Glee:  Sing Like A Star! (CANCELLED)

Heidi House……….………..…1st-8th

Learn proper vocal techniques, song 

presentation, confidence and performance skills.

 

Introduction to Photo (CANCELLED)

Cameron Crouch………….……5th-9th

Learn to shoot and edit photos using cutting-edge techniques.

 

Getting Ready for College 

Erin Jones………………….….10th-12th

Plan for the application process and draft your College Essays before your Senior year even begins.

 

 

Camp LEGO ® 

Therese Palmisano…………………2nd -6th

Learn about LEGO ® Simple and Powered machines by exploring, designing and 

engineering.

 

 







 NO AFTERNOON CLASSES WEEK 3
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