Achievement House Cyber Charter School & Online Summer Camps is a nonprofit, public PA cyber charter school serving students in grades 7-12.
- Why Free? This has been a difficult year already for students and parents, and we don’t want cost to get in the way of having a great summer.
- Who: For any student (you don’t have to be a student of Achievement House) entering grade 5-12.
- When: We have weekly sessions starting throughout the summer. The first session starts June 22, 2020.
- Where: Online! Our Camp Counselors will provide the instruction and guidance, we will provide the materials, and it is online (but done right, not your typical webinar).
To register, click the Register Now button to download the registration forms and then submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Summer Camps
Program Description: Join us as we learn about things you can do to feel more positive! Each day we will talk about different areas of your lives including relationships with friends and family, and how you can improve your outlook about yourself and connect more easily with others. We will also do creative and fun activities including gratitude journals, random acts of kindness, vision boards, and crafts. Some materials will be provided.
Program Description: Share your passion for Anime! Each session begins with an episode from an age appropriate anime tv show and a brief discussion after the show. The fun continues with activities including drawing different characters, sharing drawings, creating origami creations out or paper, and various other activities related to Japanese culture such as language and games! Some materials will be provided.
Program Description: If you enjoy drawing, coloring, doodling, experimenting or just creating, then Art Camp is for you! Expand your skills by investigating different fine art and graphic art mediums, and applications. Explore the creative techniques of artists throughout history while experimenting with our own art kits. You will have the opportunity to share your work, ideas, processes and collaborate with your peers. Art kit will be provided.
Program Description: Take center stage! In this camp you can practice your acting skills and improve your dramatic expression by reading scripts focused on celebrating America. Use your imagination to plan costume choices for characters and scenery background. Choose your roles and rehearse, and on the final day of camp invite your family to watch as you debut your acting skills in a live performance!
Program Description: Coming Soon!
Program Description: Ever see a photo that took your breath away? Or a moment in your life you wish you would have captured to remember? Now is your chance to learn new photography techniques and concepts. Take your images to the next level with various photo challenges each day. Explore Pixlr Pro editing tools to refine your images for a more professional look. Through this process, you will start creating a personal portfolio of work and also learn how to apply your images & designs to various items such as T-shirts, Banners and CD Covers! Digital camera or phone with camera required.
Program Description: Food, glorious food! Create a variety of healthy and delicious recipes that will appeal to the beginner as well as aspiring chef. Practice proper techniques with kitchen materials and ingredients. You’ll make delicious recipes including Smoothies, Pancakes, Rainbow Fruit and Cheese Platter, Lemonade, Black Bean and Couscous Salad, Tembleque, Berry-Peach Compote, Jam Tarts, Cranberry Salsa, Gnocchi and Pesto, and Empanadas with Avocado Dipping Sauce.
Program Description: Find out what it takes to become an astronaut! Learn about current space missions as well as the future of space exploration. Apply your knowledge to overcome challenges in simulated experiences and get creative with hands-on at home projects. Families will need to provide some basic materials at home: Cardboard box, tape, scissors, ruler, tape measurer, paper, pencil, notebook, sidewalk chalk, flashlight, playdoh.
Program Description: Create your own webpage that shows off your personal brand! Using Adobe Spark, choose a theme to showcase your resume, your story, favorite hobby, interest, e-game favorite, artwork, or music preference. You will learn to set up a basic webpage, then customize it with a collage of pictures and an embedded video. You will also practice sound netiquette and digital citizenship concepts. Adobe Spark, an easy to use online and mobile app, is a visual tool for creativity and exploration in designing webpages. Your website is yours to keep, maintain and improve after the camp! Note: Students must be 13 years of age or older if outside the AHCCS school system as they will need to create a private Adobe account. This is in accordance with Adobe’s Terms: https://www.adobe.com/legal/terms.html
Session Dates: June 23-25 2pm-3pm Meets M-W-TH only.
Program Description: Keep your child entertained this summer! Join us with your child to enjoy easy activities that will create hours of fun and learning. Learn to make ice cream in a bag, finger paint, safe moon sand, sidewalk chalk, and your child’s own special book. Craft materials will be provided.
- July 27-31 12pm-1pm
- August 10-14 11am-12pm
Program Description: Wake up and embrace your day with YOGA Camp! Start the day off right with a gentle Yoga practice. Each day we will discuss a little history of Yoga and Yoga philosophy, review the importance of breathing techniques, and focus on mindfulness in our practice and everyday lives. We will practice daily Yoga routines in various styles such as Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Power and more!
Program Description: Come newbies, come experts! Whether you want to start a YouTube channel or already have established one, this camp is for you. You’ll learn how to start a channel, how to decide on your channel’s content and the importance of branding yourself and your channel. By the end of the week, you’ll have a YouTube channel ready for sharing content with the world, and even be given the chance to create your first video! Access to reliable internet, laptop and YouTube is required. Access to Adobe Spark or other graphic creation program is ideal but not required.
Program Description: Express yourself! You have a story to tell, so why not tell it in poetry? Learn to write self-expressive, autobiographical poems using the topics “Where I Come From” and “Where I Am Going.” Develop a positive attitude through written expression and learn to use your own voice to be heard and understood. Journaling materials provided.