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    Farm to Table Cooking (Grades 7-8) - Ms. Andrew
    Students will learn to cook a variety of dishes using locally grown products. Students will also have the opportunity to visit some of the farms where the products are grown and/or made.
    July 22-August 1
    Session A: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    Session B: 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m

    Biking - Mr. Luke       
    July 1-3, 8-11, 15-18 
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.           

    Hiking - Mr. Luke  
    July 23, 25 30  & August 1, 6, 8, 9
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    The Cambridge Floating Classroom - Mr. Butz
    This outdoor classroom opportunity will allow students to conduct real scientific research on nearby Hedges Lake, utilizing the CCS Floating Classroom, which is a 20 foot pontoon boat owned, operated, and maintained by CCS. The boat is equipped with water quality testing and underwater surveying equipment. The students will learn the techniques of water quality analysis and underwater exploration.

    Session 1 July 22 & 23; 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Session 2 July 24 & 25; 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    CCS Summer Archaeology Field School - Mr. Butz
    (Grades 9-12 & accelerated grade 8 science students)

    The course provides students the opportunity to learn archaeological fieldwork techniques. Students will conduct archaeological field work at local sites including Shays’ Settlement in Sandgate, VT, founded by Captain Daniel Shays in 1787.

    Session 1 July 16 & 17; 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Session 2 July 18 & 19 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Camp NaNoWriMo - Creative Writing - Mrs. Armstrong
    An opportunity for students grades 7-12 to write their own novels, memoirs, short stories, poetry, or screenplays. This course covers writing elements, techniques, mentor text study, sharing work, and publishing.

    Tuesdays & Thursdays July 9 - August 15
    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

    Field Biology (Grades 7-12) - Mrs. Gifford
    The class will provide students with scientific field experience in identifying species, collecting and analyzing data, and contributing to a growing database of species identified at the CCS biopreserve and surrounding areas.

    Monday - Friday  July 22 - August 2
    11:30 a.m. 2 p.m.

    The Great War, 1914-1918 - Mr. Salisbury
    An opportunity for students to dive deeper in the study of World War I, a topic with complex causes, dramatic battles, and dire consequences.

    Monday - Thursday July 15 - August 1
    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

    Forensics - Ms. Lozier
    Students will be immersed in the challenging complexities of crime scene investigation. Teams will work together to solve the mystery of a mock crime scene by gathering evidence, studying the clues, and analyzing data.

    July 16 - 18 & 23-25
    8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Project-Based Learning for the Real World - Mrs. Gifford
    Students will identify a real world problem that they are interested in and develop a possible solution. Researching their topic could include examining existing information, expert interviews, designing and constructing a model, and any other creative means they can develop. The class will encourage individual creativity and work, as well as work as a group to solve problems. 

    July 9-12 and 16-19, 10am-2pm

    Why Compare Anatomy? - Mrs. Gerardi
    Hands-on opportunity to study the similarities and differences in the anatomy of various species. Students will dissect an earthworm, grasshopper, frog, fish, turtle, rabbit, and fetal pig, while gaining a rudimentary understanding of physiology.

    July 9-12 and 16-19, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.