Reading LIT Camp & YMCA Programs

Reading LIT Camp & YMCA Programs
Posted on 06/09/2021
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The READING LIT Camp is an opportunity for Rondout Valley CSD students to participate in a 
summer literacy program that combines innovative, research-based reading and writing activities with an engaging and interactive approach. The YMCA of Kingston will provide an afternoon program consisting of Basketball, Music, and Art programs. [See details below.] Maximum number of 70 students for each READING LIT camp. COVID protocols will be in place. 

FREE PROGRAM! Space is limited.
Lunch and transportation will be provided. Parents/guardians may provide their own transportation:
Drop-off time: 8:00 am   Pick-up time: 4:00 pm 
All camps will be held at the Intermediate School.   


Camp Schedule: 8:00 – 4:00 pm
8:00 - 12:00 pm: READING LIT Camp with Rondout Staff
12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch and free play time with YMCA Staff
1:00 - 4:00 pm: Rotation of Basketball, Music, and Art programs with YMCA Staff 

Kerhonkson Elementary School READING LIT Camp & YMCA Programs 
[K-3, current grade from 2020-21 school year] 
July 12 - 15, 8:00 – 4:00 pm  
Camp held at the Intermediate School

Marbletown Elementary School READING LIT Camp & YMCA Programs
**MES Reading LIT Camp is full. New registrants will be placed on a wait list.** 

[K-3, current grade from 2020-21 school year]
July 19 - 22, 8:00 – 4:00 pm 
Camp held at the Intermediate School

Intermediate School READING LIT Camp & YMCA Programs
[4-6, current grade from 2020-21 school year] 
July 26 - 29, 8:00 – 4:00 pm  
Camp held at the Intermediate School

To Register for a READING LIT Camp & YMCA Programs: 
Online: go to https://forms.gle/zkP71fzDNV5mh9k97
or
Call: [845] 687-2400 ext. 4826
Parent/Guardian will be contacted via email or phone to confirm their child’s registration into a READING LIT Camp.


Basketball: Basketball will primarily be skillā€building clinics. Students will perform dribbling skills, footwork skills, endurance practice, and cross training. Basketball passing and throwing techniques will be practiced. Older students may learn more technical skills such as screening. All youth will learn about teamwork. The four values of the Y will be reinforced: Respect, responsibility, honesty and caring. There is a lot of running in this intensely fun program.


Music: Beat and rhythm will be a primary focus in this curriculum. Movement will be incorporated along with singing games, providing opportunity for student creativity, incorporating humor, utilizing current music, choosing songs with appealing texts and providing opportunities for rhythmic speech. Children may be given opportunity to express notes, rhythm, and music with drawing utilizing sidewalk chalk.


Art: Every child is an artist. Studies have shown that involvement in the arts is associated with gains in math, reading, cognitive ability, critical thinking, and verbal skill. Arts learning can also improve motivation, concentration, confidence, and teamwork. The Y program will expose youth to a variety of art techniques, utilizing, pencils, paint, chalk, recycled materials, and other materials. Styles of art will be discussed. Students will have the opportunity to choose projects. A strong focus on recognizing and appreciating the beauty of their surroundings.