Our Programs

Summer BOOST CAMP


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 Music, Art, Digital Art, Home Ec, Information Technology or Physical Education. 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 10 weekday morning sessions.

Camp 1: Monday, July 3 – Friday, July 14, 2017

Camp 2: Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 28, 2017

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:

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.

Digital Art
This class will introduce students to a contemporary art practice that uses digital technology as an essential part of the creative process. Each week students will have a unique project that combines elements of art and technology, challenging campers to use their problem-solving skills and to be creative.

Information Technology
The focus of this class will be on the development of campers’ computer and technology proficiency. Students will develop foundational computer skills and explore a range of different software programs, with a distinct area of focus each week.

Physical Education
Studies show that physical activity can boost your brainpower while making you happier and healthier. This class will get campers outside and moving with a variety of individual and team sports. Students will also work on developing interpersonal and intrapersonal skills through sport and activities.

Boost Camp 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 16, 2017. 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).

REGISTER FOR BOOST CAMP

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

1:1 SUMMER TUTORING

We offer tutoring throughout the summer in 50-minute sessions, Monday to Friday, for students entering grades 1-12.
1:1 OG Tutoring & Academic Skills Development

Tutoring is open to students from all schools, and is an ideal way to ensure that students who struggle with reading and/or writing don’t fall behind, and arrive at their schools confident and ready for September.

For effective results, students are required to attend a minimum of 10 tutoring sessions.

TUTORING APPLICATION

1:1 Math Tutoring

Tutoring is open to students from all schools, and is an ideal way to ensure that students who struggle with math don’t fall behind, and arrive at their schools confident and ready for September.

For effective results, students are required to attend a minimum of 10 tutoring sessions.

TUTORING APPLICATION

Do you have questions about our summer programs?

Contact Colleen Chow at summerboost@fraseracademy.ca.