Summer Enrichment Academies – 2019

The Summer Enrichment Academies are offered to students to provide a focused, in-depth study of a particular subject. The Academy topics change each year. Here are the Academies being offered this year.


Registration for the Summer Enrichment Academy Program opens on Feb. 1.

For more information, contact Tracy Buckridge at 845-744-2031 X3609.

Please note that these Academies are funded through grants, donations, and student tuition fees.


The Leadership and Law Academy

This is an elective program primarily centered on government, economics, and the criminal justice system. This course allows students to learn content through real life applications.

This program runs 14 days, for approximately 105 hours of instruction. Upon successful completion students earn one credit in Government and Economics.

This program is taught by certified social studies teachers, Town of Crawford Police officers and the United States Army.

Guest speakers provide enrichment in their specific areas of expertise, and students participate in field trips, Drill and Ceremony as well as physical training.

Learn more about the Leadership and Law Academy and download a registration packet here.

Cost of the Program: $275

College Level Leadership and Law Academy

By taking the college level course, you will earn three credits in Criminal Justice 101 through SUNY Orange (SUNY tuition is due the first week of the Academy).

Learn more about the College Level Leadership and Law Academy and download a registration packet here.

Cost of the program: $275

Additional tuition cost: $208.50


The Aviation Academy

The Pine Bush Aviation Academy in collaboration with Wurtsboro Airport and the Air National Guard provides students with a basic knowledge of the equipment and operation of aircraft.

Students will learn the fundamentals of aviation including: operation of airplanes, meteorology, and introduction to glider flight lessons, instrumentation, avionics systems, communications, human factors, and flight simulation.

This program is taught by a certified flight instructor, a certified math teacher, and an array of aviation guest speakers. This course not only provides enrichment, but prepares students for a range of job opportunities in the aviation field. Students earn one elective math credit.

Learn more about the Aviation Academy and download a registration packet here.

Cost of the program: $275


The Fine Art Academy

The objective of this Academy is to afford high school students the opportunity to earn one elective art credit, while creating original artworks using various art-making techniques. In this project-based course, the inter-connectivity of digital and traditional art-making will be explored. Students will learn to combine digital photography, Adobe programs and traditional art mediums in beautiful, original works of art. The Fine Art Academy will provide a full day of instruction in an inspiring art-making environment, where students are surrounded by other interested and motivated young artists.

Fine Art Academy students have the opportunity to explore multi-step art-making techniques that are not possible during the regular school year due to time constraints.

Learn more about the Fine Art Academy and download a registration packet here.

Cost of the program: $275

 


The STEM Academy

The STEM Academy is an educational program designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. With 100 hours of instruction, students who complete the academy will earn one credit in science or technology. Students will participate in hands-on activities throughout the academy completing a variety of projects. Guest speakers will provide enrichment in their specific areas of expertise.

Learn more about the STEM Academy and download a registration packet here.

Cost of the Program: $275


The Manufacturing Academy

The Manufacturing Academy is an educational program designed to give students an accelerated experience in learning CNC programming and operations. The program is divided into a morning session and an afternoon session; students are required to attend one session. Students will participate in hands-on activities throughout the academy completing a variety of projects. Guest speakers will provide enrichment in their specific areas of expertise.

The program provides 25 hours of instruction. Students who successfully complete the academy will earn half a credit in technology.

Learn more about the Manufacturing Academy and download a registration packet here.

Cost of the program: $150

Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Tim O. Mains
Superintendent of Schools
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