Citizen, Scholar, Steward

A800: Early Care (JK-5th)

We will play in the gym and get your child off to their camp at 9:00 am. Drop-off will be at the gymnasium entrance (on the middle school side of the building).
  • Instructors: Anna Melnykovych, Bearcat Den Coordinator
  • Dates: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 7:45 – 9:00 am
  • Grades: Entering JK – 5
  • Min/Max Students: 3/15
  • Registration: Deadline: July 25
  • Tuition: $30

A801: English Grammar/Writing/Vocabulary Immersion Week

*Second time offered see A703 for full description.
  • Instructor: W. Clark Pollitt, KCD Middle School English Teacher
  • Date: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm
  • Grades: Entering 6-9
  • Min/Max Students: 5/15
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $595

A802: Exponential Expansion of SAT Vocabulary: Rock the SAT!

*Second time offered. See A704 for full description.
  • Instructor: Clark Pollitt, KCD Middle School English Teacher
  • Date: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 9:00 – 11:00am
  • Grades: Entering 6-9
  • Min/Max Students: 5/15
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $265 (price includes book, CD, and all supplies)

A803: Polished Essay Composition in the Digital Age

A primer in the fundamentals of solid essay writing, with an added emphasis on the integration of technological tools to maximize efficiency *Second time offered. See A705 for full description.
  • Instructor: Clark Pollitt, KCD Middle School English Teacher
  • Date: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 12:00 – 2:00pm
  • Grades: Entering 6-9
  • Min/Max Students: 5/15
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $245

A804: ACT/SAT English PLUS GRAMMAR

An introduction to format and content of the English sections of SAT and ACT, along with a review of the fundamental skills of English grammar. This course was designed by a middle school teacher for highly motivated/high-achieving middle school students. *Second time offered. See A706 for full description.
  • Instructor: Clark Pollitt, KCD Middle School English Teacher
  • Date: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 2:15 – 3:30 pm
  • Grades: Entering 6-9
  • Min/Max Students: 5/15
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $205

A806: Kindergarten Kickstart (K)

Join Mrs. Cohen and Ms. Christoff to get a head-start on learning the ropes of Kindergarten. We will polish our Kindergarten skills as we play math games, read fun stories together, and learn our way around the Lower School building. Our theme for the week will be the wonderful and fun stories of Dr. Seuss! This week will provide an opportunity for students to learn and play with other KCD kindergarteners while preparing for a great year ahead. Our goal is for our campers to feel confident and ready for their first day of school. What to bring: A simple snack and a water bottle each day. Wear tennis shoes as we will be venturing out to the playground
  • Instructor(s): Susan Christoff, and Sarah Cohen KCD Kindergarten Teachers
  • Date: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Grades: Entering KCD Kindergarten
  • Min/Max Students: 9/20* FIRM
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $255

A808: Kindergarten Stay and Play (K)

Your Kindergartener can join Ms. Judy (KCD JK and K Art teacher and After School Director) for lunch and play time each day after Kindergarten Kickstart. We will take our sack lunches outside for a picnic and then we will explore the campus inside and out, play games, make art, have creative play like dress-up and even go dig, plant and water in the garden. It will be a fun and rewarding time with new and old kindergarten friends here at KCD. *Note - pick up will be at 3:00 daily.
  • Instructor: Judy Ambach
  • Date: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 12:00-3:00pm
  • Grades: Entering KCD Kindergarten
  • Min/Max Students: 5/15
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $150

A809: Blast of Broadway K-6th

Six days of acting, singing and dancing on KCD's beautiful stage and in our fabulous black box theatre! Participate in a camp led by renowned New York choreographer Lane Gifford in collaboration with one of KCD's talented musical faculty, Jeannine Ary. A Blast of Broadway offers master classes in drama, music and dance. This hands-on learning approach is a fun and exciting learning experience for all drama and music students. No prior experience is necessary, as classes are geared to the varied levels of the students, some of whom are returning participants. This workshop concludes with a musical theater production of scenes from Broadway shows presented to parents and friends on day 6. Campers should bring a snack and lunch and wear comfortable workout clothes (no skirts or sandals) every day. For our presentation, please wear plain black shorts and a solid primary colored t-shirt
  • Instructors: Jeannine Ary and Lane Gifford, both in their 19th season as Blast of Broadway directors at KCD.
  • Date: July 30th-August 4th (Mon. – Sat.)
  • Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Grades: Entering K – 6
  • Min/Max Students: 15/50
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16th
  • Tuition: $350

A810: College Application and Essay Workshop (12th)

This course will introduce students to all aspects of the Common Application. Students will complete all the sections of the application including the biographical section, activities and leadership resume, and essay. Students will think about how to make their writing creative and persuasive. They will brainstorm, outline, organize, and formulate a game plan for the essay topics for their desired colleges. One day admissions counselors from several different colleges will attend the course to help student with the revision portion of their essays. Student should bring their laptops.
  • Instructors: Danny Easley, Director of College Counseling and Dary Picken, College Counselor & Upper School English Teacher.
  • Date: July 30thst-August 3rd
  • Time: 12:00-3:00pm
  • Grades: Entering 12
  • Min/Max Students: 8/40
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $350

A811: Prepare for the PSAT/ SAT Mathematics and English Prep (10th-11th)

Be prepared to take the newly revised PSAT and SAT tests that the College Board will be offering during the 2018-2019 school year. Take this prep class to review content in math, reading, grammar and usage, and writing skills. You will also learn helpful test-taking strategies to recognize problem types, use process of elimination effectively, and manage your time. Class materials will be those provided directly by the College Board. Students must bring a laptop, calculator, pencils and pens, and paper to the class each day. A binder will be provided to organize all materials.
  • Instructors: Amy Elliott and Stephanie Raia
  • Date: July 30thst-August 3rd
  • Time: 1:00-4:00pm
  • Grades: Entering 10-11
  • Min/Max Students: 8/30
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $350

A812: Messy Fun (JK-4th)

Do you enjoy getting a little messy when you play? Then this is the camp for you! We'll make glow in the dark slime and a really cool tye-dyed t-shirt. We'll paint with shaving cream and have an entire day for wacky water play. We'll also make our own snacks, including tye-dyed cupcakes and "worms in dirt." We hope you'll join us for this wonderful week of messiness!
  • Instructor: Val Vertrees, Lower School/Middle School P.E. Teacher
  • Dates: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Grades: Entering JK – 4
  • Min/Max Students: 8/25
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $175

A813: Dinosaur Camp

Do you know the difference between the carnivores and herbivores? If so, this is the camp for you! We will learn about dinosaurs and have yummy dinosaur snacks each day of the week. Bring your favorite dinosaur toys and we will include them in our weeks’ worth of dinosaur play.
  • Instructor: Val Vertrees, Lower School/Middle School P.E. Teacher
  • Dates: July 30-August 3
  • Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Grades: Entering JK – 4
  • Min/Max Students: 8/25
  • Registration: Deadline: July 16
  • Tuition: $175

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4100 Springdale Road • Louisville, KY 40241 • (502) 423-0440 • Fax (502) 423-0445
Kentucky Country Day School is a private JK–12, coeducational school located on a spacious 85-acre campus in Louisville, KY. KCD combines a rigorous academic program with a wide variety of athletic and extracurricular programs. Our outstanding faculty creates an intimate learning environment that is both challenging and supportive.