Elementary and Middle School Students – Week 2

July 6 – July 9 (4-days)

List of open programs:

Croissants & Danishes

This in-person course will be held at: Patisserie Florentine, 242 Closter Dock Rd, Closter, NJ 07624

Explore a world of laminated doughs! Using our real commercial dough sheeters (safety first!) students will mix, laminate, shape and fill. Among croissants, students will also prepare cinnamon rolls, cheese danishes and bi-color chocolatines. Organic, non-bleached flour, European 83% butter and other high quality ingredients will be used. Kitchen health and safety practices will be introduced during the first class, and practiced throughout. (For 3rd-5th grade students)

Decorated Cookies

This in-person course will be held at: Patisserie Florentine, 242 Closter Dock Rd, Closter, NJ 07624

Just a cookie? This workshop will take your skills to another level! Summer Bulldogs will learn the correct use of pastry bags, basic piping, and introductory decorating – plus culinary measuring skills. (Now: that’s how the cookie crumbles!) Kitchen health and safety practices will be introduced during the first class, and practiced throughout. (For 3rd-5th grade students)

Drawing Like DaVinci

This in-person course will be held in Ender Hall at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus NJ 07652

Come learn various drawing techniques using different types of media while looking at the natural world through the eyes of Leonardo DaVinci. Experience his amazing power of observation and skills as an illustrator, inventor, and scientist! (For 3rd-5th grade students)

Gear and Pulley Explorations & Super Science STEAM Challenges

This in-person course will be held in Ender Hall at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus NJ 07652

Gear up for some amazing science fun! What happens when gears are connected?  Build, tinker, and create amazing gadgets. Conquer different levels of challenges and have fun learning! We’ll integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics by building and designing a wide range of gadgets, inventive machines, towers, crazy contraptions, and more.  Projects include: The Wooden Coaster Challenge, Structural Engineering Challenge, Magnificent Marble Machine, and a host of other fun contests designed to bring out the engineer in you! All projects made in class are yours to keep! (For 3rd-5th grade students)

Super Science STEAM Challenges

This in-person course will be held in Ender Hall at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus NJ 07652

In this age-appropriate engineering workshop, you will have fun integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics by building and designing a wide range of gadgets, inventive machines, towers, crazy contraptions, and more. Be part of: The Great Tower Challenge, The Wooden Coaster Challenge, The Structural Engineering Challenge, The Marble Challenge, The Bucket Challenge, and a host of other fun contests designed to bring out the engineer in you!  Students will work with ZomeTool, Keva, BA-2.0, Lego, K’NEX, Gravitrax, and a variety of projects that use every-day materials. (For 1st-3rd grade students)

Writing & Reading: Back to Basics

This in-person course will be held in Ender Hall at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus NJ 07652

Is it time to refresh or pick up some new strategies?  Review key skills to write narrative, literary analysis and creative pieces. (For 3rd-5th grade students)