Grades: entering 9-12 in fall 2017
Date: June 12-30
Time: M-F, 8 a.m. - Noon
Cost: $725 (includes field trip fee)
Min: 10 students
Instructor: Mr. Jonathan Clark
This course is a survey of the geography, history, and culture of the city of Chicago. Students will learn about the people, places, and events that shaped the city and its neighborhoods: early settlers, immigrants, politicians, religious leaders, business and labor leaders, educators, entertainers, athletes, artists, architects, historic buildings, the lakefront, transportation centers, disasters, major crimes, festivals and fairs, social movements, and the role of the Catholic church in the growth and development of the city.