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Summer Discovery

Join us this summer!

A Summer Enrichment Experience
July 6 - 31, 2020

Ages 4-15 | Open to Everyone

Welcome... At the heart of PJA Summer Discovery....are experienced teachers and staff creating their classes based on topics they are passionate about, and sharing them with your children. Summer Discovery instructors strive to provide quality enrichment programming that is fun and challenging, with the goal of providing “new learning” for students.

Please note that the Mosaic class "Minecraft: Build School" has been moved to July 6-10.


 

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Leapfrog: Magic School Bus® Series:  Into the Human Body
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Ages 4-6 (Leapfrog)
Leapfrog: Sing, Strum, Bang, Play!
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Ages 4-6 (Leapfrog)
Leapfrog: Puppet Theatre: Imaginative Storytelling
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Ages 4-6 (Leapfrog)
Leapfrog: Part 1: Art Takes Nature  As a Model - Aristotle
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Ages 4-6 (Leapfrog)
Leapfrog: Magic School Bus® Series:  Land of Unicorns, Narwhals & Rainbows
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Ages 4-6 (Leapfrog)
Leapfrog: Part 2: Art Takes Nature  As a Model - Aristotle
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Ages 4-6 (Leapfrog)
Leapfrog: Mini Masters: Eco Art
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Ages 4-6 (Leapfrog)
Stepping Stone: Chemistry for Kids
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Stepping Stone: Storigami
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Stepping Stone: Jedi Engineering using LEGO®  (Ages 5-7)
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Stepping Stone: Balloon Blast!
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Stepping Stone: Sing, Strum, Bang, Play!
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Stepping Stone: Intro to STEM using LEGO® (Ages 5-7)
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Stepping Stone:  Play With Your Food, Eat Your Science
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Stepping Stone:  PJAWarts
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Stepping Stone: Origami & Japanese Culture
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Grades 1-3 (Stepping Stone)
Mosaic: Cupcake Warz
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Mosaic: Minecraft®:  Master Engineering using LEGO®  (Ages 8-12)
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Mosaic: Garden to Table
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Mosaic: String Arts, String Arts
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Mosaic: Minecraft®:  Build School
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Mosaic: Amigurumi - Crochet Stuffie
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Mosaic: Minecraft®:  Powered by Redstone
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Mosaic: Jedi Master Engineering using LEGO®
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Mosaic:  Where in the World Is  Carmen Sandiego?
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Grades 2-6 (Mosaic)
Soaring: Logic Puzzles
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Dungeons & Dragons For Beginners
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Makerspace: Game Making Workshop
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Chemistry for Kids
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Makerspace: Robots, Robots, Robots!
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Junior Detectives
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: The Beauty of Math & Art
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Makers for Pollinators
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Makerspace: Making Things Fly!
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Garden to Table
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Minecraft®: Survival 101
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Soaring: Makerspace: Fun with Circuits
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Grades 3-6 (Soaring)
Dragon Team!
  • Week 1: July 6-10
  • Week 2: July 13-17
  • Week 3: July 20-24
  • Week 4: July 27-31
  • Kids ages 7-15