Summer Programs

Get ahead for next school year, prep for standardized tests, and learn how to code with our 2018 summer programs. Our summer is structured into multiple terms, with the following overall dates:

  • Term 1: June 11 – June 22
    • Elementary School, Middle School, High School
  • Term 2: June 25 – July 6
    • Elementary School, Middle School, High School
  • Term 3: July 16 – July 27
    • Elementary School, Middle School
  • Term 4: August 6 – August 17
    • High School

More details for the Elementary, Middle, and High School programs can be found below.

Elementary School Program

Designed for rising 5th and 6th graders, our 10-day elementary school program provides students with a full-day of enrichment in the following courses. Please see below for the daily schedule and course descriptions

  • Math (9:00-10:25)
    • The Elementary Math Course helps students jump the hurdle of conceptual understanding with fractions, decimals, and unit conversion. For homework and in class, students engage in drills and activities designed to teach the fundamentals of each concept and to apply their understanding across a range of problem types.
  • Creative Writing (10:30-11:55)
    • The Elementary Writing Course provides students with the skills to improve their creative writing with well-developed characters, consistent narrative arcs, vivid descriptions, and correct grammar. Students will model good writing, brainstorm arcs and characters, learn descriptive vocabulary, practice grammar, write several drafts, and self-edit their writing.
  • Critical Reading: Nonfiction (13:00-14:25)
    • The Elementary Reading Course teaches students to critically process and thoughtfully respond to ideas presented both in texts and from peers. In conjunction with a range of nonfiction texts, students will practice discussion, thoughtful response, critical questions, debate, analysis, and presentation. Additionally, each student will read, write, and present on a biography of his or her choice.
  • Computer Science: Minecraft (14:30-15:55)
    • In this course students will learn the basics of programming using the popular game Minecraft and the free programming language Python. All the basic concepts of programming – variables, variable declaration, syntax rules, data types, expressions and statements, mathematical and logical operators, repetition structures and functions will be taught using Minecraft. Students will be able to apply the programming concepts they learn to creating Minecraft games.

Middle School Program

Designed for rising 7th and 8th graders, our 10-day middle school program provides students with a full-day of enrichment in the following courses. Please see below for the daily schedule and course descriptions

  • Computer Science: Minecraft (9:00-10:25)
    • In this course students will learn the basics of programming using the popular game Minecraft and the free programming language Python. All the basic concepts of programming – variables, variable declaration, syntax rules, data types, expressions and statements, mathematical and logical operators, repetition structures and functions will be taught using Minecraft. Students will be able to apply the programming concepts they learn to creating Minecraft games.
  • SSAT Reading (10:30-11:55)
    • The Middle School Upper-Level SSAT Reading course accelerates students through the concepts and skills necessary for middle school standardized reading tests. Students engage on passage types, process of elimination, question type strategies, and time-management techniques.
  • SSAT Math (13:00-14:25)
    • The Middle School Upper-Level SSAT Math course provides students an overview of concepts that appear on the SSAT, helping students to identify strengths and weaknesses for more targeted study. Students will cover a range of concepts that include but are not limited to Ratios, Proportions, Conversion, Equations, Probability, Geometry, Exponents, Radicals, and Functions.
  • SSAT Verbal (14:30-15:55)
    • The Middle School Upper-Level SSAT Verbal course introduces students to vocabulary and strategies essential to the SSAT Verbal section. Across the 10 days, through in-class activities and homework, students will learn over 200 test-centric words, roots, prefixes, suffixes, and test strategies for analogy and synonym questions.

High School

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