Bourne Public Schools offering summer enrichment programs for students of all ages

For immediate release

BOURNE — From health and wellness exercises to learning the ins and outs of musical theater, students at Bourne Public Schools will have a wide selection of enrichment programs to look forward to this summer.

The programs will provide a safe, engaging and nurturing environment for students of all ages, from new kindergarten students to those entering 12th grade.

“Our enrichment and academic programs give students the opportunity to expand their thinking and also flex their creative muscles. These programs are a fun and engaging way for them to prepare for the new school year, said Superintendent Kerri Anne Quinlan-Zhou.

Enrichment opportunities include the following:

BES and BIS

Bournedale Elementary School and Bourne Intermediate School will offer the following programs, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon, July 11-21:

Kindergarten Preparation BES

For all new Kindergarten students. The price is $275.

This enrichment course provides new Kindergarten students with exposure to what they will experience when school begins in September. Each meeting in this course reflects a “typical” day in kindergarten.

For more information and to register, click here.

BES Amazing Me

For current K-2 students. The price is $275.

This enrichment class offers students a mix of indoor and outdoor wellness activities that will allow students to engage in positive movement play, learn healthy food choices, and practice relaxation.

For more information and to register, click here.

BES Steam on the Rainbow

For current K-2 students. The price is $275.

This enrichment course provides students currently in kindergarten through grade 2 with exposure to science, technology, engineering, art, and math under the theme “Summer on the Rainbow”. -sky”. Students will engage in a mix of indoor and outdoor experiences that connect the five learning areas, resulting in fun experiences and tangible products.

For more information and to register, click here.

BIS All that jazz

For current students in grades 3-5. The price is $275.

In this enrichment class, students will play and sing a repertoire of jazz tunes. Students who complete a year of instrumental study in Grade 5 will perform and improvise on each of the selected songs. Students in grades 3-4 will participate vocally in addition to playing bells and recorders. All students will also participate in an African drumming circle using newly acquired djembes.

The final project will be an informal concert in the garden. Most lessons will take place in the garden behind the school. During breaks, students can garden while listening to a variety of jazz styles.

For more information and to register, click here.

BMS and BHS

Bourne Middle School and Bourne High School will offer the following programs, Tuesday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., July 11 through August 4:

game workshop

For students in grades 7-9. The price is $400.

In this workshop, students will explore the world of theater through improvisation, acting, writing, stage creation and adaptations. Students will work together to develop original characters and stories for the stage, while continuing to explore elements of acting and playwriting.

Students who enjoy acting, writing, creating stories, or learning more about theater in general are encouraged to attend. No previous theatrical experience is necessary. The workshop will end with a showcase for families.

For more information and to register, click here.

Musical Theater Workshop

For students in grades 8-12. The price is $400.

In four short weeks, participants in this course will enjoy singing and dancing through all aspects of music production. In addition to song and dance, students will learn costumes, makeup, set design, and set construction while collaborating on a musical revue. The participants, as well as their families, will enjoy a culminating performance to demonstrate their talents.

For more information and to register, click here.

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