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Camp session: Summer Enrichment (Appleby College Summer Programs)


Summer Enrichment

By: Appleby College Summer Programs  
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Appleby College Summer Programs


About this Program:

  • Program
  • Age 12 - 16 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Education (multi), offers 12 activities
  • 0 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $545
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available


Contact:

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540 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, Ontario, L6K 3P1

The Appleby College Summer Academy Enrichment program offers a wide range of academic enrichment courses to suit students with different backgrounds and different needs. We are hopeful and committed to offering on campus enrichment programs in 2021 that follow all Public Health and Government COVID-19 guidelines and safety protocols and provide the highest safety standards to protect the Appleby community during these pandemic circumstances. 

Courses run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, unless otherwise specified. Lunch will be provided daily from the dining hall.  

Our on-campus operations in 2021 will include: 
- Small class sizes of no more than nine students per session 
- Separate designated indoor, outdoor, and eating locations 
- Maximum capacities, physical distancing and safety signage 
- Mandatory mask policy for all campers and staff  
- Increased hand washing built into the program schedule 
- Daily screening procedures 
- Individual equipment, supplies and lunches, where possible 
- Consistent and thorough sanitization and cleaning protocols 

Course Offerings: (Alphabetical Order)

Bay Street | July 5 to 9, 2021
This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of microeconomics. Students will begin to explore the concept of money, and the difference between borrowers, lenders,  shareholders, and the terminology used in financial systems. Students will use different case studies and example market situations to track portfolios, and learn about the stock market. Students are required to bring should bring a personal laptop with access to Microsoft Excel. 

Critical Thinking & Logic Puzzles | Multiple Dates Available 
This course is designed to help students improve their critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills, with an emphasis on organization and structured analysis when approaching problems. Students will improve these skills while working through a variety of challenging logic problems, puzzles, and riddles, learning the different approaches one can take to solving problems.

Session 1: July 12 to 16, 2021 
Session 2: July 26 to 30, 2021 
Session 3: August 9 to 13, 2021 
Session 4: August 16 - 20, 2021

Debating  | Multiple Dates Available 
This course is designed to help students improve their debating, arguing, and critical thinking skills. Students will learn the important skills involved in successful debate, including effective brainstorming of topics, structuring a speech, delivery techniques, argumentation and rebuttal, and audience engagement. Both prepared and impromptu parliamentary debate will be covered. Students will be asked to complete several small take home assignments, including a prepared parliamentary debate. Students who want to gain confidence when speaking in a classroom, or simply improve their public speaking skills will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

Session 1: July 5 to 9, 2021 
Session 2: July 19 to 23, 2021 
Session 3: August 9 to 13, 2021

Essay Writing | Multiple Dates Available 
This course is designed to help students develop successful essay-writing skills at the high school level. Instructional time will be devoted to different areas of essay-writing, such as research skills, thesis development, planning and organization, effective use of textual evidence, proper paragraphing, logical argumentation and the drafting process. The course will focus mainly on the research essay, the comparison and contrast essay, and the analytical essay. Students will be asked to complete several small take-home assignments, a formal essay, and a final in-class essay test. Students who want to improve their results on written assignments and develop their communication skills will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

Session 1: July 26 to 30, 2021 
Session 2: August 9 to 13, 2021 
Session 3: August 16 - 20, 2021

Freshwater | July 26 to 30, 2021
This course will enable students to explore freshwater, the most valuable resource on our planet, and the interactions humans have with it.  Students will investigate where different freshwater bodies comes from, and the science, politics, and economics of freshwater. Some examples that will be discussed in this course include the impact of changing environments and temperatures on freshwater ecosystems, pollution, invasive species, freshwater aquaculture, sports and recreation, and the value and ownership of freshwater. There will be hands on labs and activities both inside the classroom, and outside on the shores of Lake Ontario on Appleby campus. 

Investigative Journalism | July 5 to 9, 2021
This course is designed to help students develop editing and writing skills. Instructional time will be devoted to different areas of investigative journalism, covering topics that include choosing a story, conducting research, writing and editing news articles, choosing and verifying reliable sources, identifying bias in media, and interviewing skills. The course will draw on current, real life examples. 

Math 7/8 Review | August 9 to 13, 2021
This class is designed for students who will be entering Middle One (Grade 7) Middle Two (Grade 8) in September 2021. Students enrolled in this class will refresh their math knowledge and enhance their skills through a series of meaningful and fun activities designed by certified Ontario math teachers. Approximately 45 minutes of homework can be expected each night.

Math 7 & 8 Review | August 16 to 20, 2021
This class is designed for students who will be entering Middle One (Grade 7) Middle Two (Grade 8) in September 2021 and want to extend their mathematical understanding. This course will challenge students to approach math in a new way and develop their problem-solving skills. Students will work through topics that include pattern recognition, spatial problems, algebra, and complex word problems.

Math 9/10 Review | August 16 to 20, 2021
This math enrichment course is designed for students who will be entering Upper One (Grade 9) or Upper Two (Grade 10) in September, 2021. Students enrolled in this class will refresh their math knowledge and enhance their skills through a series of meaningful and fun activities designed by certified Ontario math teachers. Approximately 45 minutes of homework can be expected each night.

Oceans | July 19 to 23, 2021
This course is designed to help students think in systems by examining the multiple ways that humans interact with oceans. Students will learn about the different ecosystems and rich biodiversity found within the ocean, from the kelp forests, open ocean, to the coral reefs, and explore the interaction humans have with these environments. Students will explore ocean science as it relates to economics, politics, law, and engineering. Some examples of current issues that will be discussed in this course include off-shore oil drilling, tourism and the impact on coral reefs, commercial fishing, engineering of floodgates to prevent rising ocean levels, open ocean wind farms, plate tectonics and tsunamis, and pollution.

Public Speaking | Multiple Dates Available 
This course is designed to help students improve their public speaking, persuasive speaking, and presentation skills, giving students confidence in the classroom.  Students will learn the important skills involved in successful public speaking, including structuring a speech, body language, tone, and delivery techniques. Topics covered will include impromptu speaking, persuasive speaking, and academic presentations. Students will be asked to complete several small take home assignments, including a persuasive speech and a prepared presentation. Students who want to gain confidence when speaking in a classroom, or simply improve their public speaking skills will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

Session 1: July 12 to 16, 2021 
Session 2: July 26 to 30, 2021 
Session 3: August 16 to 21, 2021

Study and Organizational Skills | Multiple Dates Available 
This course is designed to help students develop the study and organizational skills needed for academic success. Students will develop awareness of their own unique learning style and how they use this knowledge to engage as effective learners. Instructional time will be devoted to helping students improve and develop skills related to time management, note taking, test preparation, and organizational techniques in and out of the academic classroom. Students will be expected to complete a small amount of homework each night. Students who want to improve their learning habits both inside and outside of the classroom will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

Session 1: July 5 to 9, 2021
Session 2: August 9 to 13, 2021 
Session 3: August 16 - 20, 2021

Engineering Challenge I Multiple Dates Available
This course is designed to help students develop creative problem solving, critical thinking, and planning skills. Each day, students will work individually or in a group learning and applying skills to solve everyday engineering problems. Students will be asked to complete several small take-home assignments and readings, so they can arrive ready and prepared for class the next day. This course is perfect for students who love challenging problem solving and creative STEM learning opportunities.

Session 1: July 5 to 9, 2021
Session 2: July 19 to 23, 2021
Session 3: July 26 to 30, 2021
Session 4: August 9 to 13, 2021
Session 5: August 16 to 20, 2021



Character Development: This program helps build the following traits

  • Curiosity: Students will explore and discover a variety of topics and skills through each themed program.
  • Creativity: Individual and group activities challenge students to use their creativity skills.


Session Dates and Rates:

Date TBD
Oakville, ON
540 Lakeshore Road West

Time TBD
Cost TBD
2021-07-05545


Activities:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Creative writing
Debate
Engineering
Financial Literacy
Instructor lead (group)
Journalism
Math
Nature/Environment
Public Speaking
Reading
STEM
Writing
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive



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