August 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 24, 2020
10 am – 11:30 am (EDT)
This module will explore Arts and Outdoor Education, focusing on Multi Arts in an outdoor setting, and creating art inspired by outdoor experiences. I would like to explore found spaces, physical arts and would like to invite guest speakers to explore Indigenous peoples' use of the land to make cultural art.
Biz Prep 101
Aug 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2020
11 am – 12:15 pm (EDT)
Biz Prep 101 is designed to give you an overview of what jobs in Business look like. This will help you understand what a Business program in university leads to by connecting what you learn in school to corporate-world experience. Lessons will comprise of interviews with people working corporate jobs; an overview of subjects and careers; and tips for resumes and interviews. This module is geared towards students in Grade 10 and higher.
Canadian Art History: From Group of Seven to Inuit Art
July 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31; August 5, 7, 12, 14, 2020
7 pm – 8 pm (EDT)
This module will take a deep dive into Canadian Fine Art as we explore the colonialist past and how it intersects with Indigenous artists from the lower 60 to Inuit carvers and printmakers.
June 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 4, 10, 17, 21, 2020
10 am – 11 am (EDT)
Do you enjoy creative writing? Or want to improve the quality of your writing? This module will work through various genres to enhance your technique and teach you the tools you need to be an effective writer. From daily free-writes to polished stories, poems, and narratives, you will get to choose what you write and further diversify yourself as a writer.
Dance Conditioning and Choreography
July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 (EDT)
11 am – 12 pm (EDT)
Students will engage in active sessions focused on fitness training and technique geared at dancers. They will also develop their skills as a choreographer.
Effective Essay Writing Workshop
July 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 2020
10 am – 12 pm (EDT)
Writing a good essay is a skill that many of us can find daunting and mysterious. This module breaks it down into workshops on the research question, research skills, organization, and effective language so that we will become much more successful and persuasive communicators.
Exploring and Creating Film
June 30, July 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, 2020
2 pm – 3 pm (EDT)
Participants will learn about elements of film that come together to create a good movie, as well as creating their own short (2-3 minute) films to wrap-up the module.
Goddess, Mystic, Witch: Reweaving the Sacred Feminine
June 29; July 6, 13, 20, 22, 27; August 10, 17, 24, 2020
7 pm - 8 pm (EDT)
7 pm - 8:30 pm (EDT): June 29 and August 24
In the spirit of gathering in circle, this course is an invitation to reclaim the suppressed histories of women's wisdom traditions from around the world. Over 9 weeks together we will explore re-membering the Mother Goddess, decolonizing the body, healing the witch-wound, and reweaving the mythic imagination through ancestral arts, shadow work, earth tending, medicine keeping, storytelling, and sacred feminine rites of passage.
Grade 10 Math Prep
August 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 2020
10 am - 11 am (EDT)
This module focuses on practicing essential skills from the Grade 9 Math curriculum through problem solving and inquiry to help prepare students for success in Grade 10 Math. Instructors will help students to identify and address any gaps in their acquisition of Grade 9 content to ensure that they are ready for Grade 10 in the fall.
Grade 11 Math Prep
Aug 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 2020
9 am - 10 am (EDT)
This module focuses on practicing essential Grade 10 math skills through problem solving and inquiry to prepare students for success in Grade 11 math. Core competencies will be reviewed, and instructors will help students to identify gaps in their acquisition of Grade 10 content to ensure that they are ready for Grade 11 in the fall. This course is especially helpful for students who have struggled with remote learning in Grade 10 math or feel that they have missed critical content.
Intermediate French for Travel
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 3; August 7, 14, 21, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (EDT)
Do you want to put your Intermediate French knowledge to use in French speaking countries? The module is perfect for students who are comfortable speaking beyond the basics of French. It will help build skills needed in conducting negotiations and being able to express your opnion.
Intro to Engineering
August 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 2020
10 am - 11 am (EDT): August 6, 13, 20, 25
10 am - 12 pm (EDT): August 4, 11, 18
This module is designed to give participants a preview into the world of Engineering. Together, we will explore the Engineering method, and how it can be applied to solve complex problems. With a focus on group work and creative thinking, this module will give you the tools to succeed as and Engineer and in your day-to-day life. Students should be working at a grade 11 math level.
Intro to French for Travel
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 2020
2 pm - 3 pm (EDT)
Are you looking to build competency in functional French language? If so, this module is for you! We'll be looking at the basics of traveling to a French-speaking region and being able to communicate and be understood. Perfect for students looking to know how to make purchases and engage in daily activities in French Speaking countries.
Introduction to Forensic Science
June 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 10, 17, 20, 24, 27, 2020
11 am – 12 pm (EDT)
This course will take a broad look at forensic science and explore how science is applied to law in criminal investigations. Participants will explore ares of the discipline such as fingerprint analysis, DNA profiling, criminology, blood stain pattern analysis, crime scene investigation, toxicology, and death investigations. Please be aware that mature content may be discussed at times as it pertains to historical cases or methodology.
July 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30; August 4, 6, 2020
1 pm - 2 pm (EDT)
This course will explore the craft of playwriting. Through writing activities, reading scenes and watching pieces of theatre participants will learn how to construct a captivating script. Hired Actors will come on the final class to perform the scripts so writers can see their work come to life.
The School of Remote Rock - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar and Ukulele
June 30; July 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, 2020
10 am – 11 am (EDT)
This module will get you up to speed on all things stringed!! You will be rockin’ the summer campfire in no time. We will be learning chords, scales and a bunch of tunes. This module will also give you the tools to keep learning long after the module is finished.
The Sociology of Everyday Life - Health and Wellbeing Focus
July 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 2020
10 am – 11:30 am (EDT)
This module will explore fundamental sociological concepts and apply them to everyday life with a particular focus on health and wellbeing. Utilizing concepts developed by great sociological thinkers, we will unpack current health and wellbeing topics such as the COVID 19 pandemic, the fitness industry, Cross-Fit, modern medical systems, body image, and social media, to name a few. This course is for anyone who is interested in learning more about human behavior, how we interact with one another, and larger institutions of thinking when it comes to our bodies, our health, and our wellbeing. If you are excited about having inclusive and deeper conversations about current health topics through the lens of sociological thinking, this course if for you! A seminar-type, conversation course with guided instruction from an LCS teacher with a graduate degree in sociology.
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 2020
11 am - 12 pm (EDT)
This module is an introduction to the field of virology. You will learn what viruses are and how they effect cells and cause disease. This will include a recap of cellular biology and DNA replication. Other topics to discuss include vaccines and scientific literacy.
Woodwind and Brass Technique
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2020
10 am - 11:30 am (EDT)
This module will allow you to work on your instrument technique. We will review the basics and then movie beyond to more advanced instrument techniques and recording. Students will need to have some precious experience and access to Brass and Woodwind instruments
Writing to Learn
August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 2020
1 pm – 3 pm (EDT)
Writing is a great way to understand a complex idea, whether it be in literature, math, or science. This session will give students tools to think through writing. Students will use techniques developed at the renowned Bard College Institute for Writing and Thinking to become more confident and fluid writers.