Summer Programs 2017

Moorestown Friends School Summer Scholars 2017 planning is in the works. If you wish to receive the printed brochure please fill out this inquiry form. Questions may be directed to Director of Auxiliary Programs Martha Cameron at 856-914-4493 or View blog posts containing photos and highlights from Summer 2016 below.  

SPOTLIGHT: Junior Scholars Learn the Economics of an Ice Cream Business

By Amanda Cooper ’18 Student Intern, Marketing and Communications Department  I scream, you scream, the Junior Summer Scholars scream for Ice Cream! During a week-long course, the Ice Cream Capital class of rising fourth to sixth graders created their own business models, advertised their own ice cream menus, and learned the economics of trade from a
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Junior Scholars – Week 5

Amusement Park Physics – Griffin Kidd View photos of the class here. Dollars and Sense – Lisa Martin Some of the vocabulary and economic concepts we focused on during our Dollars & Sense Summer Scholars program were: goods and services, producers and consumers, wages and income, spending and saving, needs and wants. Some of the
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SPOTLIGHT: Junior Scholars Sing, Dance, and Act in Musical Theatre

By Amanda Cooper ’18 Student Intern, Marketing and Communications Department  One of the more extroverted Junior Scholars courses offered is Musical Theatre, open to students entering grades 4-6. Over the weeklong course, ten students, ages 9 to 11, worked together to produce a mini-musical while learning about acting, singing, dancing, staging, costume design, set, and prop
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SPOTLIGHT: Senior Scholars Prototype Rockets in Kerbal Space Program

By Amanda Cooper ’18 Student Intern, Marketing and Communications Department  The students in the Moorestown Friends Senior Scholars Virtual Rocket Engineering: Kerbal Space Program class explored the physics behind rocket engineering through virtual and hands-on projects. During the weeklong course, the students studied aeronautical engineering concepts such as lift, thrust, and structural integrity. Then they built
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Senior Scholars – Week 4

Jewelry and Wearable Art – Michael Webster and Ashley Gilreath View photos of the class here. Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Applications – Griffin Kidd View photos of the class here.


Junior Scholars – Week 4

Got Sports? – Steve Wells We had a terrific week of fun and learning. Each day we focused on how different parts of our bodies helped us to play sports and games. We did lessons  on Muscles, Bones, The Heart, Lungs and Skin. Each day we watched a video and then we had the scholars
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Mini Scholars – Week 4

Passport Around the World – Stephanie Morris This week we traveled to the continent of Asia. We packed our bags and had an exciting time learning about the culture and food of India, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, and China. We made a lot of beautiful art projects, played a traditional Korean game called yut nori,
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Senior Scholars – Week 3

Model UN – Clark Thomson The Summer Scholars Model United Nation had an amazing week addressing the many issues brought on by the rise of ISIS.  The delegates in the General Assembly began reviewing a variety of issues including terror, territorial integrity of member nations in the Middle East, kidnappings, killing of civilians, and the
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Junior Scholars – Week 3

Lego Design Build I – WeDo Robotics – Matt Hovern In Lego WeDo Robotics, students were introduced to basic robotics concepts. Students viewed demonstrations of robots and discussed the role of robots in the world and workforce today. Students built basic robots using the Lego WeDo program, which introduces them to the concept of coding
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Mini Scholars – Week 3

Passport Around the World – Kenya Barber We traveled around the Americas, exploring countries in North America, South America, and Central America. We cooked and sampled foods from Peru, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the USA.  The students enjoyed making Mexican Hot Chocolate, Flan and a delicious Peruvian Rice, all while learning a little geography.
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