Summer Boost Camp 2018

Summer BOOST CAMP  Registration is Closed

 

Our half-day, two-week Boost Camps are designed to build students’ skills through daily small group classes in curriculum areas including Language Arts, Math and Technology Education.

The LA and math classes are taught with a maximum of 5 students per class. Students also have the opportunity to explore Science, Music, Art, Textile Arts, or Culinary Arts. In total, each student has four classes per session. 1:1 Orton Gillingham tutoring sessions is available on a case-by-case basis.

Students entering grades 2-8 are welcome at Boost Camp.

Each camp runs for 2 weeks of morning sessions.

Camp 1: Tuesday, July 3 – Friday, July 13, 2018 (no camp on the July 2nd holiday)

Camp 2: Monday, July 16 – Friday, July 27, 2018

Drop off: 8:15 – 8:30 am

Session 1: 8:30 – 9:20 am

Session 2: 9:25 – 10:15 am

Break: 10:15 – 10:30 am

Session 3: 10:35 – 11:25 am

Session 4: 11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Pick up: 12:20 – 12:35 pm

Option 1: Language Arts Small Group
The emphasis of this class will be on developing writing skills. In the Language Arts program, multiple methods and instructional strategies are used to deliver whole group and individualized learning instruction. The foundation of this program is language instruction delivered through the Orton-Gillingham approach.

Option 2: Orton Gillingham Tutoring
Orton-Gillingham 1:1 tutoring will be offered on a student-by-student basis. During this class a student works with an Orton-Gillingham certified language specialist on a program specifically designed to meet unique needs in the areas of reading, spelling, writing and handwriting. Please contact the school to discuss your child’s needs at 604 736 5575.

You will have the choice of three classes (classes subject to change):

Science

In the science program, we apply inquiry based instruction, in which students take part in interactive lessons to enhance critical thinking. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions, design procedures, carry out investigations, and analyze data. Each week students will focus on a unique project.

Math
In the math program, multi-modal materials and instructional strategies are utilized. Students are taught in small groups with up to five students. The progression of skill delivery will be individualized to meet student needs.

Tech Ed: Engineering & Woodworking

Campers will design and build simple projects using a variety of hand tools and power tools. Projects will challenge campers to be creative and to develop their problem-solving skills. Each week students will focus on a unique project.

Rock & Pop Music
This class is geared to give campers a positive music experience, while they learn to sing and play the drums, electric guitar and a variety of percussion instruments. This is a great opportunity for kids to find a way to express themselves.

Art
Campers will have a hands-on experience of exploring different fine arts media. Each week will focus on a unique project.

Culinary Arts

Campers will develop a variety of kitchen skills including baking, snacks and simple meals. They will have an opportunity to to use fresh ingredients from the school garden to supplement their recipes.

Textile Arts

Campers will be introduced to basic sewing skills and techniques. They will have an opportunity to create original, creative projects each week.

Fibre Arts

Campers will be able to explore their creativity with hands-on fibre arts projects, such as dying, weaving and felting. They will be be focused on creating unique projects each week.

 

Boost Camp #1 (9 days: July 3-13) Tuition : $1,020

Fee with OG 1:1 Tutoring: $1,320

Boost Camp #2 (10 days: July 16-27) Tuition : $1,095

Fee with OG 1:1 Tutoring: $1,395

Both Sessions: $1,995

Both Sessions with OG 1:1 Tutoring: $2,595

Application Deadline: Friday, June 15, 2018. Anyone who registers after this deadline will be waitlisted, subject to availability.

Payment is by cheque (payable to Fraser Academy, delivered to the office at 2294 West 10th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V6K 2H8) or credit card via www.plastiq.com/20628. (Note: this payment option has an admin fee of 2.5% charged by Plastiq).

For more information, email Colleen Chow at summerboost@fraseracademy.ca or call 604 736 5575.

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Do you have questions about our summer programs?

We're happy to answer them! Contact Colleen Chow at summerboost@fraseracademy.ca.