Summer

 

Conservatory for Middle School Girls

From Start to Finish…It’s About You

Over the course of five weeks, you will get to explore the Arts, STEM, and the mind, body, spirit connection in a way that only Alverno can offer you. Contact Director of Admissions Sara McCarthy at smccarthy@alvernoheights.org for registration information.

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COST:
One Week: $500
One Week (Half day): $400
Five Weeks: $2,250
Five Weeks (Half day): $2,000

Important Dates:
Practice HSPT: June 30, 2018
High School Information Night: July 5, 2018
Graduation: July 12, 2018
1 Field Trip Per Themed Session

ARTS @ ALVERNO: TAKE CENTER STAGE

Students at girls’ schools are given 3x the opportunities in the arts

Weeks 1 and 2: June 12-June 22 

During the first two weeks of the Conservatory for Middle School Girls, students will have the opportunity to explore their creative side through a performing arts intensive program! In the morning during “Ready on the Set,” girls will learn about script writing, broadcast journalism, and some of the ins and outs of the television industry including hearing from Alverno alumnae working in this field! 

An afternoon intensive, “Take Center Stage,”  will offer students the opportunity to explore improvisation, theatrical scenes, musical theater, and several different types of dance including hip-hop, jazz, and tap. Additionally, a performing arts field trip will give girls insider access to the exciting industry in Los Angeles. Finally, an evening showcase on Friday, June 22 will conclude the two-weeks and allow girls to take center stage! 

SCHEDULE:
8:00-8:45 a.m.: Words of Women
8:48-9:33 a.m.: Divide and Conquer
9:33-9:43 a.m.: Break
9:43-10:28 a.m.: One Girl Revolution
10:31-11:16 a.m.: Gross Science
11:19-12:04 p.m.: Ready on the Set
12:04-12:35 p.m.: Lunch
12:35-3:30 p.m.: Take Center Stage

COST:
Full-Time Week 1 or Week 2: $500
Full-Time Weeks 1 and 2: $900
Part-Time Week 1 or Week 2: $400
Part-Time Week 1 and Week 2: $800

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STEM @ ALVERNO: EMPOWERING FUTURE SCIENTISTS

Students at a girls’ school are 6x more likely to major in the STEM fields

Weeks 3 and 4: June 25-July 5

During these two weeks, girls will explore the science, technology, engineering, and math programs at Alverno Heights Academy. In “Science of Movement,” girls will participate in physical activities focused around physics and anatomy, learn how our bodies create energy, and much more.
An afternoon intensive, “Empowering Future Scientists,” offers girls hands-on learning in Alverno’s thriving STEM program. Innovative classes and exciting technology will expose girls to chemistry, biology, forensics, and coding. During the class, girls will learn not only from Alverno’s science instructors but also from current students participating in Alverno’s exclusive Honors Independent Research in Science course. A local field trip will not only offer an afternoon of fun and research but an opportunity to witness the ways in which girls can change the world through STEM. 

SCHEDULE:
8:00-8:45 a.m.: Words of Women
8:48-9:33 a..m.: Divide and Conquer
9:33-9:43 a.m.: Break
9:43-10:28 a.m.: One Girl Revolution
10:31-11:16 a.m.: Through the Female Lens
11:19-12:04 p.m.: Science of Movement
12:04-12:35 p.m.: Lunch
12:35-3:30 p.m.: Empowering Future Scientists

COST:
Full-Time Week 3 or Week 4: $500
Full-Time Weeks 3 and 4: $900
Part-Time Week 3 or Week 4: $400
Part-Time Week 3 and Week 4: $800

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WELLNESS @ ALVERNO: THE MIND, BODY, SPIRIT CONNECTION

2/3 of students at girls’ schools report feeling confident in the classroom

Weeks 5: July 9-July 12

In their last week, girls will get two special courses: “Through the Female Lens” and “Building Communication Through ASL.” The first will take a deep look at female artists through history while exploring different art mediums. The second course will offer an introduction to American Sign Language.

An afternoon intensive, “The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection,” will focus on building confidence, empowerment, and positive self-image through yoga, Zumba, culinary arts, and personal beauty. Two special culinary arts lessons will encourage girls to step into the kitchen and learn about healthy and simple eating while yoga and Zumba give girls the chance to appreciate the movement of their bodies and a deeper connection to their soul. Finally, one of our Alverno alumnae will visit campus to talk about taking care of their bodies including nutrition, healthy skincare, and more.

SCHEDULE:
8:00-8:45 a.m.: Words of Women
8:48-9:33 a..m.: Divide and Conquer
9:33-9:43 a.m.: Break
9:43-10:28 a.m.: One Girl Revolution
10:31-11:16 a.m.: Through the Female Lens
11:19-12:04 p.m.: Building Communication Through ASL
12:04-12:35 p.m.: Lunch
12:35-3:30 p.m.: The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection

COST:
Full-Time Week 5: $500
Part-Time Week 5: $400

A Summer to Remember

Whether you come for one week or all five, we know that the time you spend with us at the Summer Conservatory for Middle School Girls will be one to remember for the rest of your life. You’ll try new things, meet new friends, have new experiences but most importantly– you’ll get to do it all just being you. Yes, just unequivocally you!

Contact Director of Admissions Sara McCarthy at smccarthy@alvernoheights.org for registration information.

Click Here for a List of Courses and Course Descriptions

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