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Summer Academy

Academic Courses

The Out-of-Door Summer Academy offers unique academic, sports, STEM, arts, specialty, and day camps for children ages 5-17. With full day programs available, the Out-of-Door Summer Academy provides the most OUTstanding summer experiences in Sarasota!
On-Site Summer Programs Cancelled / Register now for our New Virtual Classes!

The Out-of-Door Academy's on-site programs and activities have been cancelled for 2020; however we are reimagining Summer Programs and moving online. We will add new virtual camps and courses for all ages on a regular basis, so check back! All new camps and courses will be available for online registration.

Register now for online STEM and Lego classes for grades K-5. New Academic Courses are now available for grades 9-12.

If you previously registered for 2020 Summer Academy, you will receive an email from our camp director, Tammy Strot, with refund details. Please refer to that email as it will answer many or all of your questions or contact Mrs. Strot at tstrot@oda.edu.

For a student to receive credit, daily attendance is mandatory for all academic courses. Please note that students do not have to attend Out-of-Door to register for the summer offerings. Minimum participation is required for all courses.

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  • Advanced Honors Video Game Design/Development - 1/2 Credit (Online)

    • Grade: Entering Grades 10-12

    • One Semester Course - 1/2 credit

    • Cost: $625/class          
    • Dates: Monday, June 15- Friday, July 10
    • Times: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with individual check-ins scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday.
    • Teacher: Mr. John Delgado
    • Prerequisite: Familiarity with basic programming concepts (such as variables,) OR completion of VR Game Design/Development. Students will need access to a Windows PC/laptop to run Unreal Engine.
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  • Business & Management - 1/2 Credit Elective (Online)

    •    Grade: Entering Grades 9-12

    •    One Semester Course - 1/2 credit

    •    Cost: $625/ class          
    •    Dates: Tuesday, August 4th- Friday, August 21
    •    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    •    Teacher: Marc Roberts (AP Economics teacher)
    •    Location: Virtual Course
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  • Graphic Design - 1/2 Credit (Online)

    • Grade: Entering Grades 9-12

    • One Semester Course - 1/2 credit

    • Cost: $625/ class
    • Dates: Monday, July 27 - Friday, August 14
    • Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • Teacher: Levi Biedermann (upper school Art teacher)
    • Location: Virtual
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  • Creative Writing - 1/2 Credit (Online)

    •     Grade: Entering Grades 9-12

    •     One Semester Course - 1/2 credit

    •     Cost: $625/ class
    •     Dates: Monday, June 8 - Friday, July 3
    •     Times: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    •     Teacher: Andy Lemieux (Upper School English teacher)
    •     Location: Virtual
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  • Estudios culturales Latinoamericanos - 1/2 Credit (Online)

    • Grade: Entering Grades 9-12

    • Prerequisite: Honors Spanish 4 or Heritage Speakers
    • One Semester Course - 1/2 credit

    • Cost: $625/ class
    • Dates: Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 24
    • Times: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (max 1 hour screen time plus office hours)
    • Teacher: Daniela Rozanes (ODA Upper School Spanish teacher)
    • Location: Virtual
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  • Life Management Skills - 1/2 Credit (Online)

    •    Grade: Entering 9th Grade

    •    One Semester Course - 1/2 credit

    •    Cost: $625/ class          
    •    Dates: Thursday, June 4 - Wednesday, June 24
    •    Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    •    Teacher: Tim Brewer
    •    Location: Virtual Course
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  • Photography - 1/2 Credit (Online)

    •     Grade: Entering Grades 9-12

    •     One Semester Course - 1/2 credit

    •     Cost: $625/ class
    •     Dates: Monday, June 8 - Friday, June 26
    •     Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    •     Teacher: Leslie Garasic (upper school Art teacher)
    •     Location: Virtual
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  • Physics-1 - 1 Credit (Online)

    •    Full Year Course - 1 credit

    •    Prerequisite: Algebra II (you must have successfully completed Algebra II to take this course)
    •    Cost: $1,250
    •    Dates:  Thursday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 30 - meets Monday-Friday, one hour in the morning (10:00 am) and one hour in the afternoon (3:00 pm) with individual check-ins scheduled with students
    •    Teacher: Tim Garrett & Dr. Laura Doody (ODA Upper School Physics teachers)
    •    Location: Virtual Course - material provided through Canvas and instruction through Zoom
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  • Spanish and Latin American Literature - 1/2 Credit (Online)

    • Grades: Entering 9 -12
    • Prerequisite: Honors Spanish 4 or Heritage Speakers
    • One Semester Course - 1/2 credit

    • Cost: $625/ class
    • Dates: Monday, June 8 - Friday, June 26
    • Times: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (max 1 hour screen time plus office hours)
    • Teacher: Daniela Rozanes (ODA Upper School Spanish teacher)
    • Location: Virtual
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The Out-of-Door Academy

LOWER SCHOOL |  Historic Siesta Key Campus  |  Pre-K – Grade 5
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MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOLS
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