Summer Quest 2020 Sessions & Curriculum

Summer Quest 2020 Sessions & Curriculum

Ages 5-12  |  $240 per week  |  6 am -6 pm

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Summer Quest 2020 will contain lessons in math, literacy, STEM and music. Students will also have 60 minutes of physical activity every day. It will be similar to a program the YMCA of Greater Rochester has been operating with the Rochester City School District during the summer called Power Scholars Academy.

Session Number Dates
Session 1 June 29-July 3
Session 2 July 6-10
Session 3 July 13-17
Session 4 July 20-24
Session 5 July 27-31
Session 6 August 3-7
Session 7 August 10-14
Session 8 August 17-21
Session 9 August 24-28
Session 10 August 31-September 4

Curriculum

Community Time
Youth start the day with a nutritious breakfast and community time activities that develop leadership skills and strong friendships with fellow adventurers and staff.

Math Quest
Youth participate in project-based learning that focuses on strengthening and developing math/numeracy skills through creative fun and engaging activities.

Literacy Quest
Youth explore the world of language arts through unique learning opportunities that are incorporated into challenging individual and group activities that build and maintain literacy skills.

Health Quest
Each day, youth participate in a minimum of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity. This may include sports, team games, and/or swimming.

STEM Quest
YMCA youth explore STEM through makerspaces, pop-up stations, and adventure quest. The STEM exploration adventure quests provide opportunities for our youth to ask questions, problem solve, and design STEM projects, as they learn from their interactions with their fellow scientists and engineers.

Arts/Music Quest
This component includes arts, dance, drama, and music. These activities encourage youth to be creative and to express themselves in positive ways.