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Guild of Melzi (K-2nd)

  • Rising Kindergarten – 2nd grade students

  • Multiple subjects within a single theme

  • 3 Workshop subject rotations each day

  • Optional 2 Workshop half-day, 9AM-1PM

Students entering grades K - 2 join the Guild of Melzi, named for Leonardo da Vinci’s favorite apprentice, Francesco Melzi. During the Renaissance apprentices grew through experience, learning and innovating under the direction of their master teachers – now your campers can be an apprentice in a whole new kind of workshop!

Workshops in the Guild of Melzi work to develop a strong academic foundation for each camper by building their knowledge and skills in important fundamental areas. In addition to the workshops primary learning objectives, all Melzi Workshops campers learn to practice the important skills of group work, peer support, and character development. Each week, the Guild of Melzi focuses on a specific creative and academic theme. Each day of the week, campers rotate through 3 one-hour workshops that each focus on a different learning area within the theme.

Example: the Workshop “Bard’s of Melzi” is focused on developing skills and confidence in communication. Each day, student will rotate through three communications related academic workshops including Creative Writing, Storytelling (Public Speaking), and Reading Analysis/Comprehension. All done through fun, games, and social activities.

Guild of Melzi (K-2nd) - Staff Profiles

Staff are typically subject matter experts and experienced teachers. Staff assignments vary by program and all staff are held to the highest possible standards. Some of our recent staff members for this program include:

Check back closer to the start of camp for details on our 2017 staff.

We will continue to add additional staff members as enrollment and availability dictate. Details are posted on additional staff members as they are confirmed.

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