New Adventures Classes

New Adventures Course Offerings - What you will learn

DIY Lava Lamp Lip Gloss

Learn to make your own lip gloss for personal use, gift giving, or small business. You will learn the techniques of making lip gloss using safe products that can be used for personal use, gift giving, and/or starting your own small business. Lip Gloss will be made with all ingredients found in your own home.

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Week 2, Week 3

Express Yourself - Visual Journaling

Students will create an altered book for the purpose of visual journaling. A visual journal supports the growth of the student’s unique point of view. Using a visual journal regularly can help students develop personal expression, design skills, critical thinking and gain confidence in their own creative voice. Each day will end in group discussion and celebration of the variety of valid responses. Supplies and books will be provided. Students are welcome to bring in personal supplies and photographs. Techniques may include: Drawing, calligraphy, Zentangles, pastels, acrylic paint, collage, etc.

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Week 1, Week 3

Flying High - ROTC

AFJROTC is focused on building better citizens. The full programs offers students the opportunity to experience promotions, management of other students, physical fitness, and a host of extra-curricular activities. The one week course focuses on a general introduction to the course by introducing basic drill and marching training as well as some of the ceremonial components like Flag Raising and Honor Guard. Students that embrace these concept inherently become more disciplined and responsible.

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Week 1, Week 2, Week 3

Make Some Noise!: Recording and Editing Audio in GarageBand

Capturing sound can be tricky, but has so many fun applications! You can record music, audio books, radio dramas, sound effects, podcasts; the possibilities are almost endless! This class is focused entirely on the skills necessary to record, edit, and publish audio using the GarageBand app. Students will get hands on experience recording music, sound effects, and spoken word. They will also learn to adjust the sound using equalizers and effects as well as edit, mix, and publish the audio once it has been recorded. This is a hands-on class that will require full participation from all students. Students will have finish the class with several examples of audio they recorded themselves during the week.

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Week 1, Week 2, Week 3

Nail Art Lab

Nail art is the decorative appearance displayed on the nails of your hands and feet. In nail art, you use various tools such as different paints, brushes, and methods of obtaining extra details. Nail designs have been evolving over the millennia, leading us to the art pieces we see today. Nail art can range from being a single color to an entirely themed piece of art. In this fun filled course students learn the basics of nail art and its techniques.

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Week 1, Week 3

TURBO TUMBLERS! - Collision Repair and Refinishing

This class will be introducing students to collision repair and refinishing techniques by using them on a small tumbler that students will get to take home. Students will prep, design, and paint their very own tumbler with whatever design they can create.

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Week 1, Week 2, Week 3

Local Charms - (Bracelets and Bangles)

In this class, students will learn vocabulary specific to jewelry beading and construction. Each day students will design and work on personally chosen bracelets or pendants. Students will make classic friendship bracelets, use Memory wire, make wire-wrapped pendants and bracelets and create personalized Morse code bracelets.

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Week 1, Week 2, Week 3

Making a Mess with Science! The Foundations of Chemistry 

Students will begin to gain an understanding of some of the most basic principles and concepts of chemistry. This includes, but is not limited to: the Periodic Table of Elements, states of matter, chemical reactions, and solutions. Beyond this, students will gain a greater understanding of broader ideas, including the scientific method, academic vocabulary, and scientific history. Moreover, students will be exposed to scientific history with an emphasis on underrepresented identities in STEM. Finally, students will engage in ‘household chemistry,’ engaging in various experiments performed with readily available items.

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Week 1, Week 2, Week 3

Video Up - Making Video for Social Media

Sharing everyday stories on social media has become part of our daily routine. Can this casual activity turn into (with a little help and guidance) an artistic expression? Our course provides children with the tools to express themselves in an artistic and professional way. As kids produce their own videos, they gain confidence, develop their identity and find healthy productive ways to process their emotions. If your children love social media and you wish to enrich their set of tools with a fun and creative activity, then this course is the answer.

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Week 1, Week 2, Week 3

Paint-N-Desserts - Unleash your inner Picasso!

Release your inner Picasso and join us in creating 2 large paintings and a door hangar in a week. In our class we will be creating a door hangar that measures 18 inches at its longest point. We will also do two 11' by 14'  canvas paintings.

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Week 1, Week 2, Week 3