Summer School 2019 Descriptions
Swimming Lessons – June 3-7) (Grades 1-8) We have great fun in store for you in the pool this year! We will have
lessons at the Bayfield Recreation Center with a licensed swim instructor, lifeguard, teacher, and helpers.
Art- (June 3-7) (Grades 1-6)
Art is an adventure when you begin exploring new art materials and methods! Artists will do drawing, painting and
sculpting media while finding inspiration from the outdoors. This class will also discover artworks and styles of fun
contemporary artists. Students will be given many opportunities to express themselves through a variety of media.
Open Swimming (July 29 – Aug. 2) (Grades 1-8) Apply learned swimming skills in the Bayfield pool. This is for
students who have already gone through swimming lessons (either this year, or prior years, through South Shore or some
Driver Education Classroom (May 28-June 7) (Grades 9/10 and up-depending upon age-) - Classroom portion of driver
education, which is one of the requirements for a student younger than 18 years of age, if they wish to get a Wisconsin
Drama Camp (June 3-7 (Grades 2-12) This week-long class prepares students for stage acting and/or preparation.
Practice a play all week, with the production of the play for the community taking place Friday.
Gardening at South Shore (June 10-14) (Grades 1-12)
We'll explore and discover native and non-native plants growing in our woodlands and school garden. Activities include
hiking through woodland habitats, planting in the school garden, making nature journals, and cooking to name a few.
Young Naturalists (July 29-Aug. 2) (Grades 6-12)
We’ll visit some amazing natural areas while learning about the habitats, plants, and wildlife of the north woods. Students
will use a variety of tools to identify and document the species we encounter, including identification guides, digital
microscopes, cameras, binoculars, and plant presses. Students will finish the week with eyes open to details of nature that
they never noticed before.
Plein Air Painting ( July 29-31) (Grades 1-12)
Outdoor painting in the tradition of the past, with easels and paints in the great outdoors is the adventure that awaits
students who sign up for this sectional! Students will be allowed to enter their paintings in the Plein Air art festival in Port
Wing that is becoming an annual sensation. After a short lesson and warm up exercises, students will divide into small
groups and paint with an artist outdoors. Students will learn observation skills and basic sketching and painting techniques
Oulu Heritage: June 10-14 (Grades 1-12): Scandinavian Folklore and Storytelling: Students will spend the week enjoying Scandinavian folklore and learning about mythical creatures. Children’s author and storyteller Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux will visit for a day. She will perform a costumed storytelling and teach a lesson to help students develop their own storytelling skills. Arts and crafts, ethnic foods and games will incorporate local Scandinavian traditions.
Oulu Heritage: July 8-12: (Grades 1-12) The American Revolution in Wisconsin: During this week, students will learn
what life was like in the thirteen colonies and our area during the American Revolutionary War. They will learn about
Wisconsin Indian history and interesting details about the Lake Superior fur trade. Students will make foods, crafts and
play games that reflect the cultures of that time period.
Oulu Heritage: July 15-19: (Grades 1-12)Global Geography, Culture and Science: This week will be spent learning about
scientific discoveries from around the world. We will learn about interesting creatures, natural phenomenons and other
science-related wonders. Arts and crafts, games, foods and science experiments will make the days fly by. We’ll end the
week with a fun trivia game to see how much knowledge the students have gained of the world’s geography, cultures and
Basketball Skills Development (June 24-28) (Grades 2-8) Develop your basketball skills and get ready to be an improved
Academic Skills Development (June 24-28) (Grades 1-12)- Tutoring, skills development/recovery, credit recovery
(grades 9-12) for students with a licensed teacher. Students can be referred for this program by parents or teachers.