A Historic Summer!
Virtual Summer Camps with Historic Alexandria
Join us this summer for a
historic time! Historic Alexandria has created unique virtual programs for rising
6th through 9th graders. Cost is $130 per week, which
includes daily live virtual instruction from 10-11:30am and additional
activities to complete outside of class. Scholarships available. To register
and get additional information, visit The Alexandria Shop. All Sales are
Media-Savvy Digital Movie Makers
June 28 - July 2
your own commercial for good! Participants will learn about media and its
influence in our life through a tour of the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary
Museum’s collections, then use their media-know-how to create a Public Service
Announcement on a topic of their choosing. From crafting a powerful message to
storyboarding to digital movie tips, everyone will be prepared to create an
amazing PSA of their own that will be featured during the final session.
will need to complete daily filming and editing outside of class time, with
teachers available for feedback and support. While fun for anyone wanting to
learn more about messaging and digital movies, this session is designed to
complete all requirements for the Cadette Girl Scout Media Journey and
the Digital Movie Maker Badge and many of the requirements for the Boys
Scouts of America Moviemaking Merit Badge.
Seeds of Change: Where History Meets Environmental Science
1: August 9-13
Week 2: August 16-20
a better future for all of us? D.I.Y. your part! Explore the cultural history of our
area and take a closer look at our relationship with the natural environment.
Through a series of fun and easy D.I.Y. projects using everyday items, we
will investigate the roots of
change in our nation’s first 250 years. Learn lessons from the
past with the help of science to create a more sustainable way
forward. You can make a better community one project at a time.
week is different but will explore the history of nature and our relationship
with it through the lens of different plants we eat; earth, air, & water;
and animals we depend on. Each day includes group challenges, a project that
uses items typically found around home, and fascinating facts that connect our
past to our present through nature. An optional add-on camp kit is available
for purchase to extend the fun.
These sessions complete some of the requirements for the Cadette Girl Scout Trees Badge, Senior Girl Scout Locavore Badge, and BSA Sustainability and American Heritage Merit Badges.