Middle School Summer Camps 2020

Our school will be offering Virtual Summer Camps for Summer 2020. We know that this time is difficult, and we want to make sure that we continue to provide an enriching and fun learning environment for everyone at our school and our community, even if we can’t be with you face to face.

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We hope to see you in at least one of our many Virtual Summer Camps coming THIS SUMMER!

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CAMPS ARE LISTED BY GRADE SECTION

VIRTUAL FITNESS CAMP | JUNE 1 – 26

PRICE: $200

DATES: June 1- 26

TIME: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Students will participate in an online strength and conditioning class aimed towards building up cardio, lean muscle mass, and core strength. The class will follow an individualized exercise routine that can be modified for both beginners and athletes to allow for everyone to work up to their potential. This camp will allow for students to make the most of their summer by preparing themselves for a healthier and stronger lifestyle.

CHESS CAMP

Session 1: June 1 - 5

Session 2: June 8 – 12

DATE

  • Session1: June 1 through June 5
  • Session 2: June 8 – June 12

TIME: 9 am- 11 am ( 2 hours)

PRICE: $100 / WK

REQUIREMENTS: Ranking: 400-1400, Students need to have an lichess.org account

This camp will focus on honing your chess skills whether you plan to use them for fun, competition, or both!

JAVA CODING CAMP | JUNE 15-26

DATE: June 15 through June 26

TIME: 9:30 am – 11:30 am

PRICE: $ 200

Java is one of the most powerful and high-level programming languages in the world. The Java summer camp is suitable for beginner programmers. Students completing ​this summer camp will have the knowledge to create functional and useful Java programs. The Java summer camp will cover these topics:

  • Primitive types
  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), Classes, and Objects
  • Loops and conditionals
  • methods and writing classes
  • Arrays/ArrayLists
  • Inheritance and Polymorphism
  • Recursion and Sorting/Searching Algorithms

CREATIVE WRITING CAMP | JUNE 1-12

DATE: June 1 through – June 12

TIME: 9 am – 11 am

PRICE: $200

REQUIREMENTS:

Students will be expected to spend some time outside of class working on their pieces.

In order to join, students should submit 1) an approximately 500 word writing sample (academic or creative writing) and 2) a short letter of interest describing his/ her writing background, skills, and areas of interest. These should be send to Ms. Haley Crockett via hcrockett@fultonscienceacademy.orgby Friday, May 22 at the latest.

Students who are admitted will be notified by email by Tuesday, May 26 at noon.

Classes will be offered Monday- Friday 9 AM-11 AM from June 1- June 12.

Ms. Crockett has a website to highlight her personal writing, as well as student writing and lesson highlights, at haleycrockett.weebly.com.

DESCRIPTION

Have a fantastical story you’ve been wanting to tell? Maybe a poem you’ve written but want to make even better? Join creative writing! In this class, we will learn the fundamentals of writing short stories, poetry, extended endings to existing stories, and other short writing exercises. Students will receive direct instruction and see strong examples of each form of writing. Then students will have time to work on their pieces and receive individualized feedback from the instructor as they write. Finally, all students will participate in workshopping by reading their pieces aloud and receiving helpful feedback from peers and the instructor. By the end of the course, students will have a small booklet of original works to share with family and friends.

SAT CAMP (MATH & READING) | JUNE 29 – JULY 10

DATE: June 29 through July 10

TIME:

  • 9:00 am – 11:00am Math
  • 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Verbal

PRICE:

  • $400

Requirements: Math 8 Course needs to be completed.

DESCRIPTION: MATH

The SAT Math Camp is designed to prepare students for the math section of the SAT. Students will be trained on SAT Math concepts from pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry on top of exploring a systematic fashion of mastering techniques used on the SAT Math Exam. The SAT Math Camp is envisioned to equip students with a variety of questioning styles seen on the SAT in addition to cultivate & strengthen their problem solving skills along with their math skills.

Required Materials:

  1. · Pencil and eraser
  2. · Small binder
  3. · Calculator (Scientific or preferably TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator)

DESCRIPTION: VERBAL

The SAT Verbal Camp is designed to help students prepare for the rigors of taking the SAT College Board test. We will identify and implement test taking strategies using prerequisite knowledge to increase student performance in the area of English Language

Arts. This includes reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills.

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