Courses

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Country Day offers a variety of academic courses for credit and non-credit, the arts and athletics.

Please click here for online registration for all CCDSummer camps (Toddler, Toddler Tops, Age 3, Age 4, Kindergarten, School-Age Grades 1 – 4, and STEM Grades 5 – 8), and all CCDSummer courses (for-credit, non-credit academic, arts, and athletics).

Academic Courses for Credit

Cincinnati Country Day School offers three summer courses for high school credit. These courses are open to students from both public and private schools. If a student is not enrolled at Cincinnati Country Day School, permission to enroll in one of our academic credit courses must be approved through the student’s current school administration prior to enrolling in the course.

Students must meet the course requirements as outlined in the descriptions below in order to receive credit. Grades and/or evaluations will be forwarded to other schools upon the completion of the course.

Courses for Credit

Geometry

Grades 10
Dates 6/18/2018 – 7/20/2018, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
Times 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Instructor Catherine M. Phillips, CCDS Faculty
Course Fee $2400
Description The primary focus of this course is geometric investigation, hypothesis formation and proof. This is the first course where students are introduced to the formal nature of mathematical proof. The major topics in the course are: congruence, similarity, circles, polygons, parallelism, area, and volume. Non-CCDS students should check with their school to determine if the course is accepted for credit prior to registering.
Course Credit This full-length Geometry course meets the 1 credit Geometry requirement at Cincinnati Country Day School. Failure to meet the course requirements listed below may result in a student not earning credit.
Course Structure This course will combine an online curriculum with classroom work. Classes will meet three days (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday) a week for a total of 15 classes. Students are expected to spend 1 hour completing the online curriculum for every 1 hour of class time. This fast-paced course requires a minimum of 12 hours of online work each week in addition to in class time.
Course Requirements In order to receive credit for this course, the following requirements must be met:
  • A student must spend a minimum of 120 total hours (classroom and online) on course work.
  • A student must earn a final grade of a C- or higher.
  • A student may miss no more than one (1) class meeting (with instructor’s approval).

Health Studies

Grades 9 – 12
Dates 6/11/2018 - 6/22/2018 (Closed July 4)
Times 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Instructor Rachel Corwin, CCDS Faculty
Course Fee $800
Description Students will explore various aspects related to physical, psychological, and emotional health as stipulated by the Ohio Department of Education. The course will include the following areas of study, which are mandated by the State:
  • Nutritive value of foods.
  • Harmful effects of and legal restrictions against the use of drugs of abuse, alcoholic beverages, and tobacco.
  • Sexually transmitted disease education.
  • Dating violence prevention.
Non-CCDS students should check with their school to determine if the course is accepted for credit prior to registering. CCDS 9th graders may not take this course.
Course Credit This intensive course combines an online curriculum with classroom work that includes numerous assignments, a comprehensive final exam, and a research component. Students are expected to complete the online component independently.
Course Structure Students earn .5 credit, which satisfies the requirements set forth by the State of Ohio. Sixty contact hours are required of students to receive course credit. Failure to meet the course requirements below may result in the student not receiving credit for the course.
Course Requirements To receive credit for this course, the following requirements must be met:
  • A student must spend a minimum of 60 total hours (classroom and online) on course work.
  • A student must earn a C- (70%) or higher for the course.
  • A student may miss no more than one (1) class meeting (with instructor’s approval).

Summer PE

Grades 9 – 12
Dates Session I: 6/11/2018 - 6/22/2018
Session II: 6/25/2018 - 7/6/2018 (Closed July 4)
Times Session I: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Session II: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Instructor Steve Conner, CCDS Faculty
Course Fee $425
Description This course for credit focuses on the importance of maintaining a health-enhancing level of physical fitness. This course will teach the importance of physical activity through various stages of life, whether it be for health, enjoyment, or competition. Participants will develop and demonstrate skills through a variety of physical activities that meet the Ohio Department of Education Physical Education Standards. Lunch is provided.
Course Credit Students who successfully complete one two-week session of Summer PE will earn one-quarter (0.25) credit. Failure to meet the course requirements below may result in the student not receiving credit for the course.
Course Structure Each session runs for a two-week period meeting for 6.5 hours a day. The curriculum covers basketball, flag football, golf, leisure activities, racquet sports, soccer, softball, volleyball, and exercise.
Course Requirements In order for student to receive credit for this course, the following requirements must be met:
  • A student must spend a minimum of 60 total hours.
  • A student will receive both a letter grade and a pass/fail grade.
  • A student may miss no more than one (1) class meeting (with instructor’s approval).

Non-Credit Academic Courses

Please see the CCDSummer Online Registration form for more details on the following non-credit course offerings:

  • Adventure Camp
  • Books and Beyond
  • Country Play, A Play-Based Parent and Child Program
  • Drone Superhero Missions
  • Geometry for credit
  • Harry Potter (Cincinnati Museum Center Camp)
  • Health for credit
  • Hooked on Algebraic Thinking
  • Intro to Drone Coding Games
  • Intro to Drone Flying Missions
  • Jumpstart to First Grade
  • Jumpstart to Kindergarten
  • Language Learning Camp
  • Mighty Math Minds
  • Move and Doodle Handwriting Camps
  • STEM Camp
  • Study Skills Sharpener
  • Super Solvers
  • LEGO: Master Builder (Cincinnati Museum Center Camp)
  • Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge

Arts Courses

Please see the CCDSummer Online Registration form for more details on the following non-credit course offerings:

  • All “Decked Out” Pirate Camp
  • Art with Mrs. Gilmore
  • Gnomes, Fairies, and Trolls – Oh My!
  • Palace Palooza
  • Private Acoustic Guitar, Piano, and Ukulele Lessons
  • Private Voice Lessons
  • “Sew” Much Fun
  • Singer-Songwriter Training
  • Under the Sea

Athletic Courses

Please see above under Academic Courses for Credit for infomration about Summer Physical Education.

Please see the CCDSummer Online Registration form for more details on the following non-credit course offerings:

  • Basketball Skills
  • CCDevelops Sports Camp
  • Football Camp
  • Get Sharp Soccer Elite Technical Camp (Get Sharp Soccer)
  • Get Sharp Soccer Futsal Camp (Get Sharp Soccer)
  • Gymnastics Clinic
  • Lacrosse Boys and Girls Camp
  • Summer Physical Education for credit
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Contact Information

CCDSummer Programs
6905 Given Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45243-2898

Tina Moulin, Director
P 513-979-0229
F 513-527-7602