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2019 Berkley Schools Summer Programs

Berkley Schools hosts many summer programs. Learn about camps and summer school below.

Summer Drama Camp

Summer Drama Camp led by the Berkley High School drama program director John Hopkins consists of multiple classes in different dramatic and performance techniques. The focus of the camps will be on skills, rather than production and open to all students in grades 6-12 in the 2019-2020 school year.

Session One
June 17-28, 2019
Mon-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm; performance at 2:30 pm on final day
including one hour “brown bag” lunch; 9-12 grade students optional off campus lunch

Session Two
August 5-16, 2019
Mon-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm; performance at 2:30 pm on final day
including one hour “brown bag” lunch; 9-12 grade students optional off campus lunch

$250/student per session

Questions?
Contact John Hopkins

PDF DocumentSummer Drama Camp Information

PDF DocumentSummer Drama Camp Registration

Introduction to Robotics Camp

Introduction to Robotics

June 17-July 11
Norup International School

Grades 4-5: M-Th, 8:30-10 am
Grades 6-8: M-Th, 10:30 am - 12 pm
$300

Berkley School District is offering a four week introductory class to world of robotics. Classes and activities will involve
hands-on experience with building, programming, and completing challenges with the robots.

There is a maximum of 18 students per class and the class will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

PDF DocumentIntroduction to Robotics Application

Questions?
Brett Greer

Camp Invention

Grades K-6
June 24 - June 28, 2019
Burton Elementary School
9 am - 3:30 pm

Camp Invention® is an exciting one-week summer camp for students entering 1st through 6th grades, designed to inspire creativity, inventiveness and critical thinking skills through hands-on activities and fun. Campers participate in five inventive modules each day which include disassembling old appliances, discovering simple machines and using parts to create new invention prototypes. Every program integrates science, math, history and the arts in the context of hands-on activities.

A Burton Elementary School teacher is returning as the camp director and other local teachers will teach the five modules. High school and college students will serve as camp counselors. The low staff-to-camper ratio is 1:8 or less.

The camp fee includes a T-shirt. Registration for is limited to 110 children, so be sure to sign up soon. Register by phone at 800-968-4332 or learn more and register online.

External LinkRegister Online

Easy Ways to Save

$25 off when you sign up by March 22, 2019 using the promo code INNOVATE25
$15 off when you sign up between March 23, 2019 - May 10, 2019 using the promo code PLAY15FLYER
$25 off per sibling when you register 2 or more siblings using the promo code SIB25AD

Director: Barbara Lawrin
Email Barbara 
(248) 837-8659

Exciting news for this location: An Extended Camp experience is being provided to accommodate working families. Extended Camp hours are 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and will cost an additional $80 per week. To sign up, please select the Extended Camp option during Step 1 of Registration. If these dates/times don’t work for you, please visit invent.org/camp for other locations near you.

Kids' Zone Summer Days Camp - Pool Open

Kids' Zone Summer Days Camp takes place throughout the summer. Pool is open this year for Kids' Zone Summer Days Camp! Learn more about Kids' Zone Summer Days Camp

Introduction to Computer Programming

Introduction to Computer Programming

July 8-18
9-11:30 am
M-Th
Berkley High School
Grades 5-7

$200

Berkley School District is offering a two week introductory class to computer programming. Classes will involve coding in Python using Spyder software as well as various hands-on learning activities.

There is a maximum of 20 students and the class will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Behavior Policy Provisions outlined in the Student Code of Conduct apply during summer school. Disruptive behavior may result in removal from the summer school program. Refunds will not be provided under these circumstances. 

Tuition/Fee Policy: $200 per student at time of registration by check or money order (payable to the Berkley School District). Refunds will not be given after the 2nd class meeting.

Final Day to Register: June 21, 2019

Questions?

Contact Natalie Knisley or Averi Justice

PDF DocumentIntro to Computer Programming Registration Form

Summer School: Elementary, Middle & High School

High School Summer Opportunities

June 24 – July 25, 2019
All classes will be held at Berkley High School 2325 Catalpa, Berkley, MI 48072
$220 per class (reduce rate available)

8-10:15 am & 10:20 am - 12:30 pm, M-Th

Classes Offered

  • English/Language Arts: Grades 9-12
  • Mathematics: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus
  • Science: Earth Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health, Env. Science
  • Social Studies: US History, World History, Government, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Sociology
  • Electives: Please check with counselor on offerings

Courses should be selected in consultation from the school counselor.  Coursework will be delivered through the APEX online learning system, assisted, facilitated, and overseen by certified teachers.  These courses are tailored to each student and are mastery-based which means the length of time students must spend in Summer School will vary and is dependent upon mastery of course objectives.  All coursework adheres to and is aligned with the standards and benchmarks of the Michigan Department of Education and the Berkley School District.  Students may take up to two semester classes during Summer School and the final day to begin a new class during the Summer School window is at the discretion of the program coordinator.

Fees

The fee is $220 per class. Any BSD student who is eligible for free/reduced-fare lunch will receive their first class at a reduced rate of $50/class. Additional classes are at the regular tuition rate. Payment is due at the time of registration. Students who choose to drop classes will be charged a $30 fee. No refunds will be granted after the second class period.

Required Materials

Student must bring the folloiwng items daily

  • Headphones
  • Notebook
  • Pencils or pens

Schedule

Students should select a time slot during which they take their class(es):

  • 8-10:15 AM and/or 10:20 AM - 12:30 PM. Classes are held Monday - Thursday.  Classes will not meet on Thursday, July 4.  Spaces are limited for each time slot, so be sure to sign-up soon.
  • A mid-morning snack break will be available for purchase every day.  Students eligible for free/reduced-fare lunch may receive snacks for free or at a reduced rate .

Register Now

PDF DocumentUse the High School Summer School Registration Form to select classes and sign up for classes. Registration Forms and payment in full are due to the Enrollment Office at the Administrative Offices by June 21, 2019.

Middle School Summer Opportunities

June 24 – July 25 
All classes will be held at Berkley High School, 2325 Catalpa, Berkley, MI 48072

Classes Offered

  • Language Arts: Grades 6-8
  • Mathematics: Grades 6-8

Coursework will be delivered through direct teacher instruction for both Language Arts and Math, facilitated and overseen by certified teachers.  These courses are tailored to each student and are mastery-based.  All coursework adheres to and is aligned with the standards and benchmarks of the Michigan Department of Education and the Berkley School District.  Students may take up to two semester classes during Summer School and the final day to begin a new class during the Summer School window is at the discretion of the program coordinator.

Required Materials

Student must bring the folloiwng items daily

  • Headphones
  • Notebook
  • Pencils or pens

Fees

The fee is $160 per class. Any BSD student who is eligible for free/reduced-fare lunch will receive their first class at a reduced rate of $50/class. Additional classes are at the regular tuition rate. Payment is due at the time of registration. Students who choose to drop classes will be charged a $30 fee. No refunds will be granted after the second class period.

Register Now

PDF DocumentUse the Middle School Summer School Registration Form to select classes and sign up for classes. Registration Forms and payment in full are due to the Enrollment Office at the Administrative Center by June 21, 2019.

Elementary School Summer Opportunities

July 8 - August 1, 219
Monday - Thursday, 8:30-11:30 am

Classes held at:
Norup International School
(14450 Manhattan St, Oak Park, MI 48237)
Rogers Elementary School (2265 Hamilton, Berkley, MI 48072)

The elementary summer school program is intended for students currently in Grades TK-5 who need to maintain or grow in their achievement in language arts and/or mathematics.  Classes will be taught by certified, highly-qualified elementary teachers.  Students’ individual records of achievement and assessments will be reviewed prior to the beginning of the program so that instruction can be tailored to meet the needs of each student.  Depending on enrollment, multi-grade sections may be organized to better meet staffing needs. The summer program will be educational; however, students will enjoy their time, learning through fun activities!

Schedule

All students are enrolled in the full morning program:  8:30-11:30 am, Monday through Thursday.  There are no classes on Fridays. Parents may indicate their choice of location on the enrollment form but we cannot guarantee placement.  Students may bring water bottles and a light snack.

Breakfast will be available every morning at 8 am for a small fee.  Students eligible for free/reduced-fare lunch will also receive breakfast for free or at a reduced rate. 

Fees

The cost of the program is $200 per child for the entire 4 week program OR $100 per child for the entire 4 week program for students who are eligible for free and/or reduced-fare lunch.

Behavior/Attendance Policy

Regular attendance is expected for the duration for the program. Students with 4 unexcused absences may be dropped from the program. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the school.  Students are to be picked up by an adult upon dismissal from the class at 11:30 am and should only be dropped off before 8:30 am if he/she plans to attend the breakfast program.  The Berkley School District Student Code of Conduct is fully applicable during this summer school program.

Register Now

PDF DocumentUse the Elementary Summer School Registration Form to select classes and sign up for classes. Registration Forms and payment in full are due to the Enrollment Office by June 14, 2019.