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Summer 2018 VCC Registration is open

SUMMER SEMESTER 2018
Monday through Thursday: June 4-29
(4 Weeks)
Registration is due by Wed May 23

Tuition is due before the first class

Summer 2018 Course Descriptions

All grades listed are for the 2018-2019 school year

All About Ancient Greece (grades 2-4) Mon June 18 -Thurs June 21                9:00am – Noon (Mrs. Thornley) $75 plus $15 supply fee
Students will learn about Ancient Greece, make crafts, listen to stories, create their own myths, and taste traditional foods! This class is taught by Mrs. Thornley – tthornley@vistautah.com

 

All About Ancient Egypt (grades 2-4) Mon June 25 -Thurs June 28                9:00am – Noon (Mrs. Thornley) $75 plus $15 supply fee
Students will learn about Ancient Egypt, make crafts, eat traditional foods, play games, and listen to stories!  This class is taught by Mrs. Thornley – tthornley@vistautah.com


Theatre Makeup and Hair (grades 5-9) Mon June 25 -Thurs June 28                   9:00am – Noon
(Mrs. Avery) $75 plus $10 supply fee
Learn to be a part of the backstage theatre experience as a member of the makeup and hair crew. Learn many different varieties of applications and makeup and styles of hair.  You must have permission to wear makeup and hair products in this class as you learn. This class is taught by a licensed cosmetologist, Mrs. Avery – zurvita4you@yahoo.com

 

Beginning Hula  (grades 1-4)  Mon June 18 -Thurs June 21                 10:00 – 10:45am (Mrs. Gent) $25
Learn the basics of Hawaiian Hula! We will also explore Hawaiian language, culture and music. Classes are for girls AND boys (technique varies by gender). Proper attire includes white or black t-shirt/tank top and black, brown or blue exercise shorts/pants. No shoes required. Mrs. Gent owns a hula studio and is a lifelong performer. This class is taught by Mrs. Gent – wishentertainment1@gmail.com

 

Hula I (grades 5-8): Mon June 18 -Thurs June 21                          11:00 – 11:45am (Mrs. Gent) $25
Learn the basics of Hawaiian Hula! We will also explore Hawaiian language, culture and music. Classes are for girls AND boys (technique varies by gender). Proper attire includes white or black t-shirt/tank top and black, brown or blue exercise shorts/pants. No shoes required. Mrs. Gent owns a hula studio and is a lifelong performer. This class is taught by Mrs. Gent – wishentertainment1@gmail.com

 

Intro to Filmmaking (grades 6-9) Mon June 11 -Thurs June 14                         9:00am – Noon (Mr. Hurd) $75
This class introduces the art and techniques of filmmaking. Students will be introduced to the process of making a movie, the basics of screenwriting, using a camera, lighting, sound recording, nonlinear editing, creating effects, audio editing and online distribution (YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo). By the end of this class, students will know what makes a good video. There will be many opportunities to work hands-on. This class is taught by Mr. Hurd – jordanleehurd@gmail.com

 

Intro to Animation Workshop (grades 6-9) Mon June 25 -Thurs June 28                    9:00am – Noon (Mr. Hurd) $75
​This class serves as an entry point into the world of animation. This class will be a hands-on workshop and each student will learn about some of the most popular forms of animation. Over the four days we will cover stop-motion animation (lego or brick films), introduction to keyframe and traditional animation, and computer-generated animation (CG-animated films or computer generated spaceships in Star Wars and other popular films) The student will receive an introduction to the world of animation and a basic understanding of how to create a cartoon or CG scene. This class is taught by Mr. Hurd – jordanleehurd@gmail.com

 

Kids in the Kitchen (grades 3-4) Mon June 11 -Thurs June 14                           10:00am – 11:00am (Mrs. Riddell) $35 plus $10 supply fee
Kids in the Kitchen gives students an opportunity to be creative in the kitchen while learning how to cook a variety of different foods.  Students will be instructed in different cooking techniques, experience various types of foods and how to prepare them, then bring home a treat that they have prepared.  This class is taught by Mrs. Riddell – hriddell@vistautah.com

 

Kids in the Kitchen (grades 5-6) Mon June 18 -Thurs June 21                           10:00am – 11:00am (Mrs. Riddell) $35 plus $10 supply fee
Kids in the Kitchen gives students an opportunity to be creative in the kitchen while learning how to cook a variety of different foods.  Students will be instructed in different cooking techniques, experience various types of foods and how to prepare them, then bring home a treat that they have prepared.  This class is taught by Mrs. Riddell – hriddell@vistautah.com

 

Vivaldi Strings Camp  Mon June 11 -Thurs June 14 AND Mon June 18 -Thurs June 21   9:00am – Noon (Mrs. Ghidossi-DeLuca)  $150 (for both weeks)
Vivaldi will be the featured composer with solo works for violin, viola, cello and bass. Experience the excitement of working with dedicated, fellow string students who desire to rehearse as a well-trained orchestral team in a stand-up, chamber ensemble conducted by Vista’s very own Juilliard graduate and director of string orchestras, Linda Ghidossi-DeLuca.  You will not want to miss this very special string camp event with a final performance on Thurs June 21 at 11:00am. Students must have completed Suzuki Book II and have school orchestral experience. This class is taught by Mrs. Ghidossi-DeLuca – lghidossideluca@vistautah.com

 

Mini-Drone Camp (grades 5-9) Mon June 25 -Thurs June 28                                 9:00am – 1:00pm (Mr. Bartholomew) $130
Have you ever wanted to fly a drone? Program one to fly by itself?  This mini-drone camp will introduce students to the rapidly growing technology of drones and how they are impacting society.  Students will learn how to safely operate mini-drones as well as have the opportunity to fly mini-drones using First Person View (FPV) technology and program them to fly autonomously using a simple programing language.  Students will also learn about different types of sensors and how they are used to collect and record data. This camp is offered in preparation for the 2018-2019 ROAVcopter competition. This class is open to students and teachers who are interested in learning more about drones, competition and this curriculum.  This class is taught by Mr. Bartholomew – jbartholomew@vistautah.com

 

Jazz Piano Camp (grades 5-8) Mon June 18 -Thurs June 21                                       9:00 – 10:00am (Miss Wyckoff) $35
An exciting and interactive music theory class for students of all ages and levels. Over the course of a week, we will delve into the genres of Jazz and Ragtime; the contributions of composers such as Art Tatum, Scott Joplin, and Francis Scott Key; rhythms and timing; as well as other topics with a different theme for each day. With a variety of activities and games, there is sure to be a lot of fun!  This class is taught by Miss Wyckoff – brileywyckoff@gmail.com

 

Classical and Musical Theatre Piano Camp (grades 2-4)                                          Mon June 18 -Thurs June 21 10:00 – 11:00am (Miss Wyckoff) $35
An exciting and interactive music theory class for students of all ages and levels. Over the course of a week, we will delve into the genres of classical and musical theatre; the contributions of composers such as Bach, Beethoven, and Rodgers and Hammerstein; performance skills; as well as other topics with a different theme for each day. With a variety of activities and games, there is sure to be a lot of fun!  This class is taught by Miss Wyckoff – brileywyckoff@gmail.com

 

Note: this class is offered in late July

Summer Scholar Math (grades 5-9) Mon July 30 through Thurs Aug 2        10:00am – 12:00pm (Mrs. Snow and Mrs. Hildebrandt) $50
Come beat the heat and have fun this summer, learning new and challenging math concepts in a fun, hands on way. We will have a math obstacle course, STEM challenges, mini-math counts competition and more!  Stay sharp with your math skills and be prepared to enter a new school year with success. This class is taught by Mrs. Snow – ksnow@vistautah.com, and Mrs. Hildebrandt – ahildebrandt@vistautah.com

 

COPA (Conservatory of Performing Arts) www.utahcopa.com
Classes are taught by COPA staff. Information and registration: www.utahcopa.com

June 11-14
10:00am -12:30pm: Princesses and Pirates Pre K-2nd  $80

10:00am – 2:00pm:  Broadway Summer Camp Jr 3rd-5th grade  $165

10:00am – 2:00pm:  Broadway Summer Camp Sr 6th-8th grade  $165

June 25-28
10:00-11:30am:       Trolls Dance Camp                   K-2nd grade    $90

11:30-1:00pm:         Disney Descendants Dance Camp      3rd-6th grade     $90

Princesses and Pirates: Here ye, Here ye! Come as yer favorite princess/pirate and learn princess songs and pirate songs with choreography! Princess acting and etiquette, pirate stage combat and much more. Production at the end of the week for parents. Performance at the end of the week for family and friends.

Broadway Summer Camp: Broadway medley performed at the end of the week for family and friends with costumes, stage, hair, makeup and lights!

Trolls Dance Camp: Move your hair and grab your friends for 4 days of Trolls Dance Camp. Trolls love to dance and hug and sing. With so many amazing Trolls songs, the possibilities are endless! Not only do dancers learn a new dance to a different Trolls song each day, there are also Trolls-themed crafts everyday, and a Trollstice performance at the end of the week. Don’t be a Bergen and sign up your dancer today before all the spots are filled.

Disney Descendants Dance Camp: Don’t miss out on Chillin like a Villain at our Descendants Dance Camp this summer! Dancers learn there are so many Ways to be Wicked and so many ways to dance! Descendants Dance Camp includes jazz, hip hop, tap and lyrical dancing. Dancers also create a daily Descendants-themed craft used during their performance at Mal’s Cotillion Ceremony. Don’t let your dancer miss out on their only chance to be Rotten to the Core and sign up today!

Questions?
Email: vistaconservatory@vistautah.com

Summer Semester Dates:
June 4 – June 29