Adventure Awaits at IPSF Summer Enrichment Academy!

SUMMER 2019

Choose your own adventure this summer! Become a top chef, program the next epic video game, or create an original masterpiece. Explore interests and discover a new passion. With over 400 classes to choose from, the sky’s the limit! Classes are collaborative, project-based, and designed to challenge students to discover new ways of thinking through problem solving and creativity. We have passionate teachers, flexible schedules, and the most exciting educational classes, all competitively priced at convenient locations near you.

Classes are held at school locations in Irvine, CA and are open to students from all school districts. 

K-8 Session A: June 13 – July 2
K-8 Session B: July 9 – July 26
9-12 Session: June 11-July 24*

*no classes July 3-5

Registration Opens March 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Stay tuned for full class listing and descriptions coming in early March!

 

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Elementary

Incoming Grades K-6

Avoid the summer brain drain with a half-day or full-day of academic and enrichment classes. Choose from exciting classes in subjects including STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), grade level prep, programming, language arts, cooking, performing arts, sports, and much more. Students can register for up to two classes per session – perfect for those wanting a deep dive into a specific subject!

Schedule

Session A: June 13-July 2
Session B: July 9-July 26

Period 1: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.*
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Period 2: 12:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.*
*Includes recess break

Elementary Locations

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2
Session B: July 9 – July 26

 

Additional Information

For full day students, lunch is available for pre-purchase through our partner, Cater Tots.

 

Address

12025 Yale Ct, Irvine, CA 92620

Dates

Session B: July 9 – July 26

 

Additional Information

For full day students, lunch is available for pre-purchase through our partner, Cater Tots.

 

Address

3700 Chaparral Ave, Irvine, CA 92606

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2

 

Additional Information

For full day students, lunch is available for pre-purchase through our partner, Cater Tots.

 

Address

99 Meander, Irvine, CA 92620

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2
Session B: July 9 – July 26

 

Additional Information

For full day students, lunch is available for pre-purchase through our partner, Cater Tots.

 

Address

1 Dovecreek, Irvine, CA 92618

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2
Session B: July 9 – July 26

 

Additional Information

For full day students, lunch is available for pre-purchase through our partner, Cater Tots.

 

Address

100 Honors Irvine, California 92620

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2

 

Additional Information

For full day students, lunch is available for pre-purchase through our partner, Cater Tots.

 

Address

4572 Sandburg Way, Irvine, CA 92612

NEW! K-8 Academy

Incoming Grades K-8

This new program is designed to provide a more diverse and comprehensive summer alternative to traditional summer camps and day care for a well-rounded summer experience. Whether choosing a half-day or full-day program, students will explore a variety of grade appropriate academic skills (math, english language arts), interspersed with varied enrichment activities such as  STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), outdoor activities and games, life skills, and independent exploration. This option is perfect for those students who have many interests and can’t decide on just one class!

Schedule

Session A: June 13-July 2

Kindergarten (half day only)
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.* OR 12:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.*

Grades 1-8 (half day or full day)
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.* OR 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.+

*Includes recess break | +Includes lunch break

K-8 Location

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2

 

Additional Information

For full day students, lunch is available for pre-purchase through our partner, Cater Tots.

 

Address

750 Benchmark, Irvine, CA 92618

Middle School

Incoming Grades 7-8

Help ease the transition into middle school, or give your soon-to-be high school student a head start, with extensive course offerings in academic and elective-style classes. With up to three periods per session, students have the flexibility to select classes ranging from STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), grade level prep, programming, music, languages, sports, cooking, and more!

Schedule

Session A: June 13-July 2
Session B: July 9-July 26

Period 1: 8:30 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Period 2: 10:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Period 3: 12:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

Middle School Locations

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2

 

Additional Information

Lunch is not available for pre-purchase at this location.

 

Address

3 Lemongrass, Irvine, CA 92604

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2
Session B: July 9 – July 26

 

Additional Information

Lunch is not available for pre-purchase at this location.

 

Address

4861 Michelson Drive Irvine, CA 92612

Dates

Session A: June 13 – July 2
Session B: July 9 – July 26

 

Additional Information

Lunch is not available for pre-purchase at this location.

 

Address

2 Liberty, Irvine, CA 92620

High School

Incoming Grades 9-12

Summer Enrichment Academy (SEA) 9-12 offers enrichment classes to all high school students in preparation for the school year and beyond. Course offerings include math, reading and writing, public speaking, ACT & SAT test prep, and more.

Schedule

June 11-July 24*

*no classes July 3-5

High School Locations

Dates

June 11 – July 24 (no classes July 3-5)

 

Address

4321 Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604

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Specialty Camps

Pre-K – High School

IPSF is excited to offer additional specialty camps in areas such as visual and performing arts, STEAM, and culinary arts. Most of these camps are one week in length, giving families more flexibility to participate in additional enrichment opportunities. Parents are responsible for dropping and picking up their student each day at their designated camp location. More details will be emailed prior to the start of the camp.

Available Camps:

Galileo Summer Camps presented in partnership with IPSF

Grades Pre-K – 8

IPSF is proud to partner with Galileo Learning to present Camp Galileo and Galileo Summer Quest! Galileo mixes the fun of traditional day camp with thoughtfully crafted, hands-on projects in fields from science and engineering to the visual arts. Supported by the boundless energy of the best staff around, campers grow from pre-K through 8th grade, emerging as confident creators ready to express themselves fearlessly and turn their ideas into reality. We call them Galileo Innovators, and they will change the world. At Camp Galileo, pre-K to 5th graders craft extraordinary works of art, engineer incredible inventions and spend plenty of time outdoors building teamwork skills, around our engaging weekly themes.  At Galileo Summer Quest, entering 5th-8th graders choose a different subject every week, creating go-karts, mystery rooms, robot pets, and more!

 

Dates

Week-long sessions offered June 17 – July 26

 

Schedule

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Extended care available from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Locations

Northwood Elementary School | 28 Carson, Irvine, CA 92620

Alderwood Elementary School | 2005 Knollcrest, Irvine, CA 92603


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The Young Americans presented by IPSF

Grades 3-12

Join the Young Americans and IPSF for 5 fun-filled days of classes ranging from vocal performance, professional dancing, audition skills, improv acting, and songwriting. Students will have the opportunity to work alongside cast members and top professionals in the performing arts industry to unleash their creativity, develop leadership skills, and build their self-confidence. Students will perform a live show for their family and friends on the last day of camp!

 

 

Dates

July 16-July 20

July 30 – August 3


Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Location

Northwood High School | 4515 Portola Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92620

 


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The Artist Lab Fine Art Camp

Grades Pre-K-6

This week-long Fine Art camp is jam-packed with creative opportunities, uncovering each of the exciting art mediums that we offer! Our team of professional Fine Art Artist teachers will guide students of all levels through multiple engaging & fun-themed projects from start to finish, ending with the kids taking them all home to enjoy! Includes Sewing Art with felt, Paper Art, Jewelry-Making & Miniature Design with polymer clay, Ceramic Sculptures, and experimental Drawing & Painting. Let your child develop their own imaginative ideas as they discover the possibilities of each material! Class fee includes all materials needed.

 

Dates

Week-long sessions offered July 29-August 16

 

Schedule

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (grades Pre-K-K)

9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (grades 1-6)

 

Location

The Artist Lab | Woodbridge Center 4676 Barranca Pkwy Irvine, CA 92604

Culinary Camps

Grades 6-12

Culinary Creations Camp

Learn how to cook a wide variety of appetizers, breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts in this one week camp. Improve knife skills, develop proper baking techniques, create healthier versions of popular dishes, and discover how to prepare meals with and without a recipe! The techniques you learn will help you be able to cook new dishes like a pro! You will sample all of your gourmet creations and will get to keep the recipes for everything you make in class. Not recommended for students with severe food allergies. This class is intended for students with some cooking experience, but not required.

 

Pastry Pro (6-8 only)

Do you have a love for baking? This hands-on class is designed for bakers of all different skill levels. Learn to create an assortment of treats such as yummy cookies, pies, Mille feuille, blondies, layered cakes, macaroons and more! Students will not only have the opportunity to enjoy their creations and be given recipes to recreate them at home, they will also work together to decide what to create as a class. At the end of camp, students will be challenged to make a show stopping dessert of their own design that they will be able to take home! Not recommended for students with severe food allergies.

Not recommended for students with severe food allergies.

 

Dates

July 29-August 2
August 5-August 9

 

Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Location

Creekside Education Center | 3387 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606

Movie Makers Camp

Grades 3-6

With over 200 acres of the Outdoor Education Center as the background, this filmmaking workshop challenges students to tell a story with moving images.  Instructors, provided by BrainStorm STEM Education, will provide expert guidance in what it takes to understand and create a film. From cinematography techniques and language, to the process of filmmaking, this course is perfect for students who love movies and want a chance to understand filmmaking from behind the scenes.  Dozens of hands-on activities, including storyboarding, screenwriting, acting, and making a movie! Students will be able to download their movie to share with friends and family. Afternoon OEC activities include hiking, geocaching, zip line, low ropes challenge, swimming, climbing wall, and more! A limited selection of activities will be available each day at the discretion of the OEC staff and weather permitting. Includes bus transportation.

 

Dates

August 12 – 16

 

Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Location

Outdoor Education Center

(transportation provided; bus meets at Jeffrey Trail Middle School each day)

Jeffrey Trail Middle School | 155 Visions, Irvine, CA 92618

STEAM Camp

Grades 3-6

Excite and inspire students to discover the amazing world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) with this educational and engaging camp.  Students will learn about a different aspect of STEAM each day through fun, hands-on activities. Explore the wonders of Science by designing and launching your own rocket, unleash the power of Technology by creating code to make your own video game, become an Engineer and build your own motorized machines, use 3D printers to learn about Art, and put your Math skills to the test by programming robots to do a series of complex challenges and tasks.  Afternoon OEC activities include hiking, geocaching, zip line, low ropes challenge, swimming, climbing wall, and more! A limited selection of activities will be available each day at the discretion of the OEC staff and weather permitting. Includes bus transportation.

 

Dates

August 12 – 16

 

Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Location

Outdoor Education Center

(transportation provided; bus meets at Jeffrey Trail Middle School each day)

Jeffrey Trail Middle School | 155 Visions, Irvine, CA 92618

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