Online Classes

2020 ONLINE CLASSES

Please note that the online course material for each week is designed to be different each week. This will allow for students to join in Week 1 or Week 2 without missing out on anything! Currently Registering Online Classes Only. Pricing information for our Online Classes can be found on our home page. Email us to be added to the interest list for Sessions III and IV On Campus

Morning Session

Morning Movers (K- 3rd)

-- Let's start the day right! Move your body like a rock star. Jump up and down, spin around, hop in the air, stretch up high, bend to the floor, balance on one foot, move your body how you choose but it's all better with a group! Join our zoom exercise party for exciting and fun games that will move your body and soul. Led by the awesome Coach Lina!

Engineering Your World (3rd - 5th)

-- Engineering Your World: Do you often think about how things can be designed and done differently, BETTER? In this course, select a real-world engineering problem to tackle. Throughout the week you will delve into the details of the problem and follow the engineering design cycle to create a solution. Your teacher will be your guide as you develop your ideas. The week will culminate in a presentation of your ideas and constructive feedback from your peers. Led by the one and only Ms. Rama!

Actor's Studio and Improv (5th - 8th)

Actor's Studio and Improv -- Two great things that go great together! In Improv, you can be as silly as you can be (without injuring yourself), laugh a lot, and learn skills that help you think fast and be fearless (without injuring yourself). What you learn in Improv will carry over into Actor's Studio, where you'll learn the skills actors use to transform themselves into characters, and have a chance to work on monologues and scenes to put those pieces into practice. Join us for a fun, supportive, and astonishingly useful class. Led by Ms. Rhoades!

Dungeons and Dragons (5th - 8th)

Dungeons and Dragons has given players the opportunity to work together and explore fantastical worlds since 1974. You'll create your character, choose your equipment, and play through an adventure with your classmates. We will be using online tools along with Zoom to hold our campaigns. This online opportunity allows us to be able to expand our campaigns through storytelling along with visual cues. Mr. Walker will be your guide!

Movie Makers (5th - 8th)

If you've got a phone, a laptop or iPad, and a great idea, you're halfway to making your own movies! We'll learn some basic techniques to make our own homemade blockbusters, using not only footage that we'll shoot ourselves, but how to incorporate stock footage, graphics, sound effects and music! Emmy award winning producer/director Liz Reeder will be your guide in this online version of Movie Making Mayhem!

Graphic Design (5th - 8th)

Learn graphic design principles and computer modeling techniques by creating and editing models and images. Turn your creative ideas into 3D models learning basic tools and taking your thoughts from 2D representations into full 3D models. You will also explore photo editing through layers, filters, color theory, and other graphic design techniques that will not only help you edit images but bring your models to life! This course is suitable for all those interested in art, architecture, or video game design.

Chuckle Heads: Stand Up Comedy (3rd - 8th)

Improvisation and stand-up comedy are the pillars of this class. Comedians will play warm-up games designed to teach performance skills. The instructor for this course is a comedy legend who has been featured on VH1 and Comedy Central! He’s ready to help you create a routine that is sure to have your family and friends laughing in tears. This class is great for building confidence, sharpening your skills, practicing risk taking and finding your voice in public speaking skills.

Afternoon Session

The Art of Argument (5th - 8th)

Have you ever found yourself trying to explain an idea or opinion, only to end up frustrated, tongue-tied, or confused? Join Liz Reeder as she introduces you to the basics of formulating a compelling argument. This is a great introduction to speech and debate for the beginner, but there will be lots of great tips and tricks to help the more experienced camper sharpen their skills. This class is great for building communication skills and confidence in public speaking.

Wall Street Survivor (3rd - 8th)

In this class, we'll learn the fundamentals of investing, money management and financial planning. We will examine the stock market, cryptocurrencies, and much more. Using a simulator, we will “trade” each day on the real-time market and analyze our results. This is a great class for any age - so get excited and prepared for your portfolio to grow! Led by Mr. Will!

Junior Chef Live (3rd - 8th)

Calling all junior chefs! Do you want to be the next food network star? Well, wait no longer. In this class we want to inspire you with popular cooking shows and let you cook and create unique dishes, all while learning basic cooking principles. Creativity, risk-taking, and a sense of adventure is needed to be the next Junior Chef: are you ready? Led by Coach Lina!

Choose-Your-Own Science Adventure (2nd - 6th)

Have you ever wanted to choose your own activities in science class? In this course, you will get to explore concepts in physics in your own way as you choose from an array of activities about light, motion, or sound - your unique learning experience awaits! Your teacher will be your guide through your journey, and at the end of the week everyone will share their learning journeys through Google Slides presentations. Led by Ms. Rama!

Morning Session

Morning Movers (K- 3rd)

-- Let's start the day right! Move your body like a rock star. Jump up and down, spin around, hop in the air, stretch up high, bend to the floor, balance on one foot, move your body how you choose but it's all better with a group! Join our zoom exercise party for exciting and fun games that will move your body and soul. Led by the awesome Coach Lina!

Engineering Your World (3rd - 5th)

-- Engineering Your World: Do you often think about how things can be designed and done differently, BETTER? In this course, select a real-world engineering problem to tackle. Throughout the week you will delve into the details of the problem and follow the engineering design cycle to create a solution. Your teacher will be your guide as you develop your ideas. The week will culminate in a presentation of your ideas and constructive feedback from your peers. Led by the one and only Ms. Rama!

Dungeons and Dragons (5th - 8th)

Dungeons and Dragons has given players the opportunity to work together and explore fantastical worlds since 1974. You'll create your character, choose your equipment, and play through an adventure with your classmates. We will be using online tools along with Zoom to hold our campaigns. This online opportunity allows us to be able to expand our campaigns through storytelling along with visual cues. Mr. Walker will be your guide!

Wall Street Survivor (3rd - 8th)

In this class, we'll learn the fundamentals of investing, money management and financial planning. We will examine the stock market, cryptocurrencies, and much more. Using a simulator, we will “trade” each day on the real-time market and analyze our results. This is a great class for any age - so get excited and prepared for your portfolio to grow! Led by Mr. Will!

Lord of the Rings Geek Out (5th - 8th)

Are you ready to dive deep in the mines of Moria? Ready to explore the spooky Fanghorn Forest? Care for a frolic in The Shire? Do you have what it takes to help Frodo and Sam destroy the ring in the fires of Mordor? In this Deep Dive we will be totally geeking out in Tolkien's world. We will read passages, watch movies, and tie in some cool art and craft projects. We hope to see you there...my precious. Led by Liz Reeder!

The Rise of Nazi Germany (6th - 8th)

In this class, students will explore the historical context surrounding the rise to power (and subsequent defeat) of the Nazi party in Germany. This immersion is led by the head of the history department at ACE Academy, Mr. Rahmeier. Mr. Rahmeier is voted a student favorite year after year. Due to the mature theme, this immersion is for older campers only

Afternoon Session

The Art of Argument (5th - 8th)

Have you ever found yourself trying to explain an idea or opinion, only to end up frustrated, tongue-tied, or confused? Join Liz Reeder as she introduces you to the basics of formulating a compelling argument. This is a great introduction to speech and debate for the beginner, but there will be lots of great tips and tricks to help the more experienced camper sharpen their skills. This class is great for building communication skills and confidence in public speaking.

Junior Chef Live (3rd - 8th)

Calling all junior chefs! Do you want to be the next food network star? Well, wait no longer. In this class we want to inspire you with popular cooking shows and let you cook and create unique dishes, all while learning basic cooking principles. Creativity, risk-taking, and a sense of adventure is needed to be the next Junior Chef: are you ready? Led by Coach Lina!

Choose-Your-Own Science Adventure (2nd - 6th)

Have you ever wanted to choose your own activities in science class? In this course, you will get to explore concepts in physics in your own way as you choose from an array of activities about light, motion, or sound - your unique learning experience awaits! Your teacher will be your guide through your journey, and at the end of the week everyone will share their learning journeys through Google Slides presentations. Led by Ms. Rama!

E4: An Intro to Chess (2nd-8th)

Did you know that there are more possible combinations of chess games than there are atoms in the known universe? It should come as no surprise that people have been fascinated with the game for over a thousand years. In this class, we will cover popular opening ideas, cool tactics, and of course some epic chess traps sure to shock your opponents. Chess is great for building problem solving, strategic thinking, and attention to detail. Led by Mr. Will!

Session III


Morning Classes

Dungeons and Dragons (5th - 8th)

Dungeons and Dragons has given players the opportunity to work together and explore fantastical worlds since 1974. You'll create your character, choose your equipment, and play through an adventure with your classmates. We will be using online tools along with Zoom to hold our campaigns. This online opportunity allows us to be able to expand our campaigns through storytelling along with visual cues. Mr. Walker will be your guide!

The Science of Star Wars (Pre K - 2nd)

Greetings Young Padawan, join us for an epic interstellar adventure! In this immersion, you will learn to become one with the force, building Star Wars crafts, creating out-of-this-world art, and gaining valuable Jedi wisdom about space. May the force be with you!

World War II (5th-8th)

Calling all history buffs! Few events in recent centuries have had a greater impact on humanity than WWII. Join award-winning instructor Tyson Rahmeier as he takes you on a deep dive into the historical context, the key battles, the heroes and villains, and the epic conclusion of one of the most fascinating examples of conflict in human history. Due to the mature themes of war, this Dive is for older campers only.

Animation! (3rd - 8th)

Let’s make a cartoon! Using free resources online (and some art provided by the instructor), we’re going to mess around with the awesome world of animation! Step by step instructions, hands on work, and just a whole lot of fun playing with the possibilities!

Calling All Coders! (3rd - 8th)

Calling all coders and computer geeks! In this class, you'll learn the basics of computer science and programming. We will start our journey learning about computer architecture and hardware, from there students will take part in a Linux wargame where they explore computer security concepts. Then, they have an option to branch out and explore their own coding language interests. Campers will have a chance to put their new skills to the test, designing your very own video game or an app of your choice!


Afternoon Classes

Screenwriting (3rd - 8th)

Whoa! If you’ve ever looked at a screenplay, you know how confusing it is! What are those margins? What are those weird indents? And how come there are so many short scenes? Chill. We gotcha. Award winning screenwriter Liz Reeder Neubauer Is going to help you find some free software and teach you the basics, so you don’t have to stress about the format, and can instead move on to telling YOUR story! Week two we’ll study some storytelling techniques that will help you make your story a work of ART!

E4: An Intro to Chess (2nd-8th)

Did you know that there are more possible combinations of chess games than there are atoms in the known universe? It should come as no surprise that people have been fascinated with the game for over a thousand years. In this class, we will cover popular opening ideas, cool tactics, and of course some epic chess traps sure to shock your opponents. Chess is great for building problem solving, strategic thinking, and attention to detail. Led by Mr. Will!

Junior Chef Live (3rd - 8th)

Calling all junior chefs! Do you want to be the next food network star? Well, wait no longer. In this class we want to inspire you with popular cooking shows and let you cook and create unique dishes, all while learning basic cooking principles. Creativity, risk-taking, and a sense of adventure is needed to be the next Junior Chef: are you ready? Led by Coach Lina!

Chuckle Heads: Stand Up Comedy (3rd - 8th)

Improvisation and stand-up comedy are the pillars of this class. Comedians will play warm-up games designed to teach performance skills. The instructor for this course is a comedy legend who has been featured on VH1 and Comedy Central! He’s ready to help you create a routine that is sure to have your family and friends laughing in tears. This class is great for building confidence, sharpening your skills, practicing risk taking and finding your voice in public speaking skills.

Session IV


Morning Classes

Dungeons and Dragons (5th - 8th)

Dungeons and Dragons has given players the opportunity to work together and explore fantastical worlds since 1974. You'll create your character, choose your equipment, and play through an adventure with your classmates. We will be using online tools along with Zoom to hold our campaigns. This online opportunity allows us to be able to expand our campaigns through storytelling along with visual cues. Mr. Walker will be your guide!

The Art of Argument (5th - 8th)

Have you ever found yourself trying to explain an idea or opinion, only to end up frustrated, tongue-tied, or confused? Join Liz Reeder as she introduces you to the basics of formulating a compelling argument. This is a great introduction to speech and debate for the beginner, but there will be lots of great tips and tricks to help the more experienced camper sharpen their skills. This class is great for building communication skills and confidence in public speaking.

Chuckle Heads: Stand Up Comedy (3rd - 8th)

Improvisation and stand-up comedy are the pillars of this class. Comedians will play warm-up games designed to teach performance skills. The instructor for this course is a comedy legend who has been featured on VH1 and Comedy Central! He’s ready to help you create a routine that is sure to have your family and friends laughing in tears. This class is great for building confidence, sharpening your skills, practicing risk taking and finding your voice in public speaking skills.

Afternoon Classes

Junior Chef Live (3rd - 8th)

Calling all junior chefs! Do you want to be the next food network star? Well, wait no longer. In this class we want to inspire you with popular cooking shows and let you cook and create unique dishes, all while learning basic cooking principles. Creativity, risk-taking, and a sense of adventure is needed to be the next Junior Chef: are you ready? Led by Coach Lina!

Wall Street Survivor and SHARK TANK (3rd - 8th)

In the first week of this class, we'll learn the fundamentals of investing, money management and financial planning. We will examine the stock market, cryptocurrencies, and much more. Using a simulator, we will “trade” each day on the real-time market and analyze our results. For SHARK TANK Week Two, we shift focus to work on developing your very own business plans with a chance to pitch to real experts for feedback! Led by Mr. Will!


Pre K - 8th

Morning & Full Immersions COMING SOON

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6th-8th

Deep Dives For Sessions 3 and 4 COMING SOON

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