Friends of Reed – Humanities Academy

6th Grade Pali Camp

Humanities Academy offers an overnight field trip at every grade level. For 6th grade, that trip is to Pali Camp, located in the San Bernardino Mountains near Lake Arrowhead. Pali Camp is not only an educational experience, meeting some of our science standards, but it is also a trip where students get a chance to meet the kids in their academy away from school and bond with them on a personal level. Beyond that, it is also a time where they are met with individual challenges, team building, and have an opportunity to overcome and grow alongside their school community. The trip is lead by Ms. Siminski along with the other 6th grade Humanities teachers, and has become a truly wonderful experience for our 6th graders to share.

2018 Pali Camp Details:

Camp Dates: October 24–26

First Deposit:  $50 / due Friday, Aug. 18

Final payment of $300 / due Wed., Aug. 30

Total Cost: $350 (includes 3 day / 2 night trip stay, meals, bus transportation, instruction + camp chaperones) 

School’s Out…. Have A Great Summer!!!

8th Grade Leadership Camp

FOR-Humanities is excited to bring a new parent-organized retreat to our 8th Grade Class this year at the WOLF Camp in Malibu over the weekend of May 18-20th. This 3 day / 2 night trip will focus on valuable leadership and team building skills. Through fun and challenging activities, students will celebrate their middle school years and bond with their friends as they get ready to move on to new adventures. The oceanside location at Wolf Camp features private beach access, challenging high and low ropes courses, a 65-foot climbing wall, beautiful tide pools, outdoor amphitheater, Olympic size swimming pool and an archery range. The camp covers over 120 acres with upscale cabins nestled off the Pacific Coast Highway. A detailed itinerary of activities will follow soon. More information about this camp can be found online at http://www.wolfadventures.org/hess-kramer/

2018 8th Grade Camp details:

• WOLF Camp / Hess Kramer located in Malibu, California

• May 18th-20th 2018

• Cost: $400 per student

8th Grade Camp Letter

Carta del Campamento de 8 Grado

Wolf Camp Medical Information Form

Wolf Camp Liability Waiver

WOLF Camp Final Forms

English Non-Sponsored Trip Form

Spanish Non-Sponsored Trip Form

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Street-Wise Teens

Talk to your young teens about walking safely. This age group is trying on new “grown-up skills” all the time….it’s up to us to make sure they are smart when it comes to street safety.

Learn the facts and how to support your young teen at SafeKids.org

https://www.safekids.org/safetytips/field_age/pre-teens-10-14/field_risks/pedestrian-safety

7th Grade AstroCamp Trip – Feb 16-18

AstroCamp is coming up on Feb. 16 – 19, 2018. Our team has been working hard to make sure its GREAT trip. Here’s some information you’ll want to keep on hand.

•Departure: Buses arrive on Fri, Feb.16 at 8:15 am and plan to leave by 8:30 am

•Return: Staff and students return on Sun, Feb. 19 around 3:00 pm. Exact time TBD.

• Packing ListsPacking List – English     Packing List-Spanish

• Camp FAQ: AstroCamp-FAQs-English      AstroCamp-FAQs-Spanish

• Sending Mail: Parents can send mail, but will need to mail your letter a week prior to your camper’s visit for them to actually receive it during their time at AstroCamp. Care packages are discouraged. Send to:

Child’s Name

School Name and Dates

c/o AstroCamp

PO Box 3399

Idyllwild, CA 92549

 

More information can be found at: http://astrocampschool.org/teacher-resources/