The intention of Sacred Heart education is to address the whole person. You come as you are and are cared for with great love. The hope is to implant you a sacred love for yourself, to challenge you to be more honest, to lead you along the road of integrity.

- Life at the Sacred Heart

Roller Coaster Design

Roller Coaster Design

Dates: July 17-20, 9a-3p
Age Group: Rising 4-7 graders
Cost: $400 ($350 if sign up by 2/28)
Explore the physics of amusement parks rides and then ride some!


Camp Description

Learn some of the science that goes into amusement park rides.  Campers will learn about how forces and energy are used in merry-go-rounds, swinging ships, and roller coasters.  Activities include lab-based science experiments and engineering projects. The camp will conclude with a field trip to Great America. 

Teachers' Bios

Mr. Denman became a teacher to make science a fun and enjoyable experience, which he does on a daily basis at Woodlands. His favorite teaching moments include when students find connections between the material in class and everyday phenomena. He finds Woodlands to be an environment that embodies a love of learning. Mr. Denman was the 2017 recipient of the Frances de la Chapelle Excellence in Teaching Award. He has worked at Woodlands since 2014.

Mr. Goh joined Woodlands Academy in October 2019. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He worked as a graphic designer, cartographer, and GIS technician, then switched track and started a commercial photography career, first as an assistant, then as a photographer and digital tech. He has worked in the arts in numerous other positions, including set designer, prop master, and art handler. Mr. Goh has exhibited consistently for the past 20 years, both nationally and internationally.


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