Do you want your son to experience books in a totally different way and enjoy reading them? The Epic Book Club is meant to make your kids have fun while reading some of the best children’s classics. Besides reading aloud, we will be doing a lot of original and dynamic activities that will make the books come to life.
Why Epic Book Club?
On this occasion, we will read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach, both books written by the extraordinary author Roald Dahl. Campers will read these books during the camp and enact some of the scenes found within each chapter. Activities at the camp related to the stories in the books include:
- Chocolate-Tasting Competition
- Flying Peaches
- Build your own Chocolate Factory
- Bug hunting activities
- Book Scenes vs Movie scenes comparisons
Mr. Dillon grew up in the prodigious mountains of Monterrey, Mexico. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Classics from Trinity College Dublin. During his undergraduate years in Ireland, he got to travel quite considerably around Europe, falling in love both with its history and culture. He then decided to pursue an M.A. in Classics at the University of Kentucky, where Latin was the only language of instruction and assessment in most of his courses.
During his two years as an English teacher in Monterrey, Mr. Dillon discovered that he had a hidden passion for children’s literature. In fact, Guillermo and his lovely wife Mariana held several book clubs in their own house throughout the year for children and teenagers in order to read and discuss the classics, or the biggies, as Mr. Dillon likes to call them. Other questions about the camp? You can contact Mr. Dillon at [email protected]
Camp fee: $199
Session 1: June 12 - June 16
Hours: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Entering Grades: 3, 4, 5
Enrollment cap: 20
Camp location: Northridge