Skip To Main Content

CCDScholar

CCDScholar Private Music Instruction, Tutoring, Summer PE for Credit 

Cincinnati Country Day School offers private music instruction (piano, violin, and voice), academic support, and a summer PE course for high school credit. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CCDSCHOLAR PROGRAMMING!

Handwriting Camp
Grades:
1 - 3
Dates:  6/10, 6/12, 6/14, 6/17, 6/18, 6/21, 6/24, 6/26, 6/28
Times: 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Instructor:  Kristeen Boaz, Support Services Faculty
Course Fee:  $300
Description: Dive into a summer of creativity and learning at our specialized Handwriting Camp, where we turn the art of writing into a joyful adventure!  Our camp is designed to lay the groundwork for strong handwriting skills. Through engaging activities, students will master letter formation, number formation, sizing, and spacing, ensuring a solid foundation for confident and accurate writing.

Students will benefit from personalized attention in small group settings, fostering an environment where each student receives the guidance they need. As students progress through the camp, they will gain confidence in their writing abilities. The focus on foundational skills ensures that they are equipped with the tools necessary to excel in future writing endeavors.

Literacy Boost Camp
Grades:
1 - 4
Dates:  6/10, 6/12, 6/14, 6/17, 6/18, 6/21, 6/24, 6/26, 6/28
Times: 
Grade 1:   
8:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Grade 2:  10:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Grades 3-4: 8:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
Instructor:  Suzy Smyth and Kristeen Boaz, Orton Gillingham Certified Support Services Faculty
Course Fee:  $340
Description: Experience the transformative power of literacy at our Literacy Boost Camp, where we go beyond closing gaps, in an enriching and positive atmosphere.  Our aim is to empower students, fostering their confidence and transforming them into capable and enthusiastic readers. Crafted by experienced, Orton Gillingham certified instructors, our program provides targeted reading instruction firmly rooted in the Science of Reading. Our small group, structured literacy sessions cover phonics, decoding, spelling, and vocabulary development. Let's cultivate not just readers, but confident and enthusiastic ones!

Summer Physical Education
Grades:
9 – 12
Dates: 6/10/2024 – 6/21/2024 *no camp on June 19
Times:  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Instructor:  CCDS faculty member Steve Conner
Course Fee:  $475
Description:  This course for credit focuses on maintaining a health-enhancing level of physical fitness and the importance of physical activity through various stages of life, whether for health, enjoyment, or competition. Participants will develop and demonstrate skills through varied physical activities that meet the Ohio Department of Education Physical Education Standards. Lunch is provided.
Course Credit:  PE participants will earn .25 credit. Students who fail to meet the course requirements will not earn credit.
Course Structure: The course runs for two weeks, meeting for 6.5 hours daily. The curriculum covers basketball, flag football, golf, leisure activities, racquet sports, soccer, softball, volleyball, swimming, and exercise.
Course Requirements: For the student to receive credit for this course, the following requirements must be met:

  • participate in the classes for a minimum of 60 hours
  • receive a passing grade
  • obtain prior approval for missed classes (only one class will be approved, and the student will be required to make up missed hours)

Private Music Lessons (30 minutes)
Grades:
Kindergarten – Grade 12
Dates:  6/10/2024 – 8/2/2024
Times:  TBD
Instructor:  CCDS Fine Arts Instructors
Course Fee:  $320
Description: Six half-hour individual piano or violin lessons will be scheduled throughout the summer and formatted to accommodate all performance levels building upon each individual's musical strengths. The lessons will include instruction on proper finger techniques and note-reading skills focusing on posture, practice exercises, and pieces for the campers to learn. Only one make-up lesson is granted during the summer session.

Private Music Lessons (45 minutes)
Grades:
Kindergarten – Grade 12
Dates:  6/10/2024 – 8/2/2024
Times:  TBD
Instructor:  CCDS Fine Arts Instructors
Course Fee:  $440
Description: Six 45-minute individual piano or violin mlessons will be scheduled throughout the summer and formatted to accommodate all performance levels building upon each individual's musical strengths. The lessons will include instruction on proper finger techniques and note-reading skills focusing on posture, practice exercises, and pieces for the campers to learn. Only one make-up lesson is granted during the summer session.