Enrichment Seminar Program and Forms

Fall 2017

Bilingual Immersion Experience Network
October 5, 2017
SUNY Oneonta, College Camp
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Catskill Area School Study Council will again host the BIEN Foreign Language Immersion Program, run in partnership with Dr. Carol Dean and the students in the Foreign Language Education Program at SUNY Oneonta.  BIEN stands for Bilingual Immersion Education Network,” and is funded in large part by a grant received from SUNY Oneonta. The goal of the program is to benefit both the SUNY Oneonta students and the local middle and high school LOTE (Language Other Than English) classes by offering an experience that is hard to duplicate in the classroom.

Attached at the bottom of the page is more information and the registration forms.


Dates for grades 3-8 Saturday Seminar Enrichment Program
(4 consecutive Saturday's from 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
*Snow Date* Saturday, November 11, 2017

Elementary and Middle School Seminars: 

1.  Just Dance!        Grades 3-6       
2. A Discovery Approach to Math & Science    Grades 4-6     NEW!
Students will get a taste of how math and science are related through cooperative and interactive activities. Students will learn about fundamentals of coding while playing with and controlling Blue Bots and Lego WeDos.  Students will also learn about and visit our exhibits in our brand new Science Discovery Center and will learn about our solar system during a visit to our state of the art Planetarium.
3.    Cool Science Lab       Grades 3-5
4.    Sew Much Fun      Grades 4-6          NEW!!
5.    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu   Grades 3–5 & 6-8        NEW!!!        
6.    Scrapbookers and Storytellers     Grade 4-8          NEW!!
7.   Babysitting Training    Grades 4-8

8.   Hands-on Lego Mindstorm Robotics      Grades 5-8               NEW!!     
Students will design and program Lego Mindstorm Robots to autonomously tackle a series of fun challenges during the four-week course. Working in groups of two or three under the guidance of faculty and students from SUNY Oneonta’s Physics and Education departments, students will learn programming and problem solving through hands-on interaction with the robots. These skills will be put to the test as students create a robot that is capable of navigating obstacles and exploring its surroundings.

Dates for SAT Prep for grades 10-12 Saturday Seminar Enrichment Program 
(6 consecutive Saturday's from 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
*Snow Date* Saturday, December 2, 2017

For more information or any questions please call the Catskill Area School Study Council at 607-436-2533 or email us at jarrin.hayen@oneonta.edu. 

Thank you!