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Institute of Innovation and Creativity

Summer Scholars' Academy, 2016

The Institute for Innovation and Creativity (IIC) currently accepts applications for its Summer Scholars' Academy Program - Summer of 2016 - for Middle and High School students (entering grades 9-12 in the upcoming academic year).

The program offers a variety of courses, in partnership with local educational/cultural institutions.   Courses will take place in the ACS Athens campus; outdoors in Athens; and at Megara & Athens International airports.

Please note that all of the courses provide students with the opportunity to earn high school credit in fulfillment of graduation requirements.

Non ACS Athens students are very welcome to attend on a space-available basis.

Deadline

Registration and payment by June 10, 2016 / May 27 for Aviation

Contact

Ms. Marietta Garbis ph. 210.6070.302 / email: garbism@acs.gr

 

View the entire program details below

 

Healthy Choices

Healthy Choices / Healthy Living

Healthy Choices / Healthy Living

Course Profile

Duration: June 22 - July 5, 2016

Faculty: Ms. Lambrini Rontogiannis

Distribution / Structure : 7 online sessions and 3 face-to-face class meetings on: June 22, 27 and July 5 at 10:00 - 13:00

Class size: 5 students needed for course to run (up to a max. of 15)

Credit : .5 credits and satisfies the ACS Athens requirement for Health

Cost: € 450

Description

An i2Flex course for students entering grades 10 - 12.

Health, nutrition topics; First Aid techniques-CPR.   Mental, emotional, sexual health; STDs, substance abuse;   self-esteem and stress management.

Art Seminars

Summer Art Seminars

Create and Develop Your Portfolio: Summer Art Seminars

Course Profile

Duration: June 22 - July 5, 2016

Faculty: Ms. Farida El Gazzar

Distribution / Structure : Weekdays (10:00 - 13:00) for 10 days

Venue : Indoors and outdoors: downtown Athens, city spaces, museums, parks, etc.

Class size: 5 students needed for course to run (up to a max. of 10)

Credit : .5 credits in Arts, towards fulfillment of the ACS Athens graduation requirement

Cost: € 450

Description

Introduction to the theory and priciples of design; a general view of the field of applied arts (from aesthetic, technical and expressive viewpoints); combinations and compositions using a variety of materials and applications for the development of students’ aesthetic sense and creativity. Students will have created a new body of work showing a diverse selection of subject and use of medium, while enriching their art portfolio.

A specially designed, intensive college art course for students who want to explore their passion for drawing, extend their range of their skills and/or prepare a professional portfolio for art school/university admission...

Robotics

Robotics

Introduction to Robotics

Course Profile

Duration: June - July , 2016

Faculty: Dr. George Bravos, Director of Information Technology and Engineering programs at HAU

Distribution / Structure : 10 3-hour class sessions

Class size: A minimum number of students must be met

Credit : .5 credits in Technology, towards fulfillment of the ACS Athens graduation requirement

Cost: € 400

Description

This university-level course teaches students the fundamentals of creating and programming a robot to interact with its environment and perform basic tasks involving motion, sensor data and decision-making.  In the end each team will present its project/robot to the others.

The course combines robotics theory, and enhances students' understanding of mathematics (algebra, geometry), physics; hands-on computer programming; introduces students to electrical / mechanical engineering, and much more!

Aviation

Aviation and Flight Academy

Aviation and Flight Academy

Course Profile

Deadline: May 27, 2016

Duration: June 27 - July 18, 2016

Venues: Megara and Athens International airports

Faculty: Qualified Aviation / Flight instructors

Distribution / Structure : 45 hours of instruction

Class: For high-school students 14 - 16 years old

Credit : .5 elective credits, towards fulfillment of the ACS Athens graduation requirement; 3 college credits

Cost: € 400 (payable to HAU)

Description

Learn about the principles of aviation and flight in an exciting program that combines in-class sessions, hands-on learning at the Athens International and Megara airports, and flight lessons with a state-of-the-art flight simulator.