Summer is the perfect time to explore personal interests or get ahead in your coursework. Worldover’s K-12 summer workshops include everything from GIF creation to video game coding to acting.

Students wishing to take a course at an accelerated pace can choose any class from our course catalogs: Elementary, Middle School, High School. We work with each student to customize their summer schedule.

Contact us to learn more, or apply here to sign up for workshops or courses. We will contact you regarding payment information.

Summer Schedule

Session #1 – June 21- July 16

Coding for Video Games in Unity

Instructor: Ramon Hamilton
Session: One
Dates: June 21, 23, 28, 30 and July 5, 7, 12, 14
Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00 – 11:00 AM PST
Fee: $240
Grades: 5th-12th
Materials Needed: A computer or laptop that can adequately run Unity software.

In this introductory course, participants will learn the basics of C# computer programming as they develop a prototype of a 2D game in Unity. Participants will learn how to set up a Unity project and how to use Unity’s essential game development tools. Learners will program most of their interactive actions through C# scripting, culminating with a playable demo.
*Prerequisites: Students should have a general understanding of video games and basic computer skills.

Make Your 1st Video Camp

Instructor: Jessica Weiss
Session: One
Dates: June 29, July 6,13
Time: Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 PM PST
Fee: $45
Grades: 4th-12th
Materials Needed: a computer and a camera (a phone or computer camera is fine)

If you’ve never made a video from start to finish, here is your chance. During this video camp, learners will learn how to design a video project, film, and edit their videos with support from a facilitator.
*Optional tutoring sessions available

Create a GIF

Instructor: Jessica Weiss
Session: One
Date: July 5
Time: Monday, 4:00-5:00 PM PST
Fee: $20
Grades: 4th-12th
Materials Needed: a computer

Learn to create a GIF using Google Slides or another program!

Digital Photography Basics

Instructor: Jessica Weiss
Session: One
Date: July 12
Time: Monday, 4:00-5:30 PM PST
Grades: 4th-12th
Fee: $30
Materials Needed: a camera (phone or DSLR)

Digital Photo Basics – Composition, basic terms, techniques, tips, and assistance. This workshop teaches the fundamentals of digital photography, allows students to ask questions and get specific help, and offers the opportunity for feedback on photos.

Gaming in Japanese

Instructor: Faith Yokoyama
Session: One
Dates: June 21- July 15 (16 classes)
Time: Monday thru Thursday, 6:00-7:00 PM PST
Grades: 9 -12
Fee: $240
Materials Needed: index cards or notepaper

Practice speaking Japanese while interacting with your favorite online games during our Summer Games sessions. Suggested games include, but are not limited to Minecraft Dungeons, We Were Here, Skribble, Terraria, Warthunder, World of Tanks, League of Legends, and Uno.
Games used for learning Japanese will vary, depending on student accessibility and interests.
Much of the Japanese learned will be driven by student requests.
*No Prerequisites: This is a beginning Japanese course.
*Students who enjoy this workshop may wish to register for Session Two.

Improvisation Location

Instructor: Elizabeth Rydall
Session: One
Dates: June 21, 28, July 5, 12
Time: Mondays, 4:30-5:30 PM PST
Grades: 8 to Adult (fun for families)
Fee: $60
Materials: none

This class is super fun because you create short scenes and skits and play improvisation games. Sound silly? It isn’t. Improvisation is like life — you have to show up for whatever comes along! Learners grow confident, release anxieties about speaking in public, expand creative possibilities, and laugh a lot.
*Students who enjoy this workshop may wish to register for Session Two.


Session Two- July 19 – August 13

Art Like an Animal

Instructor: Elizabeth Rydall
Session: Two
Dates: July 19, 26 and August 2, 9
Time: Mondays, 3:00-4:00 PM PST
Grades: 3 – 8
Fee: $70 (includes a $10 material fee)
Materials Needed: paper, pencils, colored pencils, watercolors (other materials will be mailed)

Each class will design new animal art. We will sculpt, mold, paint, draw and use cartoon paper and animal paw prints to create art about animals.
*Students who enjoy this workshop may wish to register for Session Two.

Day of the Dead Art

Instructor: Elsa Williamson
Session Two
Dates: July 22, 29
Time: Thursday, 12:30-1:30 PM PST
Grades: 6, 7, 8
Fee: $40
Materials Needed: face paint crayons, tissue paper, scissors, pipe cleaners, or ribbon

Join us for two live art classes about Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)! During the first class, we will be making papel picado (steamers) and flores de papel (paper flowers)! In the second class, we will sit together to paint our faces in the sugar skull art fashion!

Improvisation Location

Instructor: Elizabeth Rydall
Session: Two
Dates: July 19, 26, and August 2, 9
Time: Mondays, 4:30-5:30 PM PST
Grades: 8 to Adult (fun for families)
Fee: $60
Materials: none

This class is super fun because you create short scenes and skits and play improvisation games. Sound silly? It isn’t. Improvisation is like life — you have to show up for whatever comes along! Learners grow confident, release anxieties about speaking in public, expand creative possibilities, and laugh a lot.

Gaming in Japanese

Instructor: Faith Yokoyama
Session: Two
Dates: July 19 – August 12 (16 classes)
Time: Monday thru Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 PM PST
Grades: 9 -12
Fee: $240
Materials Needed: index cards or notepaper

Practice speaking Japanese while interacting with your favorite online games during our Summer Games sessions. Suggested games include, but are not limited to: Spellbound Spire, Among Us, Gorilla Tag, Dream Golf VR, Toran, Overwatch, 100% Orange Juice, and Apex Legends. Games used for learning Japanese will vary, depending on student accessibility and student interests.
Much of the Japanese learned will be driven by student requests.
*No Prerequisites: This is a beginning Japanese course.

Sewing Through Time

Instructor: Mary Alice Hamilton
Session: Two
Dates: July 20, 21, 27, 28, August 3, 4, 10, 11
Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM PST
Grades: 2-12 (younger students may need some assistance)
Fee: $125 (includes a $5.00 materials fee)
Materials Needed: thread, small amount of scrap fabric for pin cushion stuffing, scissors, fabric/trim/closures for doll garment, downloadable sewing patterns. *A pin cushion kit, sewing needle, and pins will be mailed.

How did people sew before sewing machines? Learn how to do traditional hand sewing stitches while creating an 18th century pin cushion. Then, learn how to follow a simple pattern by choosing and creating a historical garment for an 18 inch doll. No prior sewing experience needed. Pincushion supplies and garment patterns provided.