Whiz Kidz

Math, ELA, Science, Art and more!

Grades K-2

Mon – Thurs: 10:30am – 4:30pm

07/03 – 08/03

The most effective way to prepare for Back to School!

Schedule

5-week program

This summer camp will take place Mondays through Thursdays for a total of 114 hours.

Arts & Crafts

More fun activities!

In addition to math, reading, and writing, students will be immersed in play-based activities, arts & crafts, read-aloud stories, science experiments, games, and much more!

Small class sizes

Small class size

Classes will be capped at 4 students per instructor in order to maximize the delivery of educational material.

Free registration limited time only

Free Registration – Limited Time only!

Hurry! Registration to the program is FREE for a limited time only! This special offer ends April 30th.

How will they learn?

Each week, students will explore a different theme and be exposed to various texts (literature & informational) and mathematical concepts that will deepen their understanding of the real world.

Concepts taught throughout each week are student-centered and differentiated, and will be revisited to ensure learning as well as denote overall importance, and is aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

All learning will take place through various learning methods, including arts & crafts, play, pair-share, songs, books, free-write, technology, and guided instruction.

Balanced Literacy

Through songs, conversation, instruction of phonics, read aloud, and scaffolded independent reading, we foster an authentic sense of language, teaching syntax semantics through exposure.

Some topics that will be covered:

  • Phonics
  • Sight Words
  • Vocabulary
  • Setting
  • Character Conflicts
  • Problem-Solution
  • Sequencing
  • Main Idea
  • Theme/Lesson

Balanced Numeracy

Through manipulatives, play, technology, real world scenarios, open-ended problems, and guided instruction, where the focus is on the process and not on the answer, we nurture conceptual understanding, computational proficiency, and a genuine love for mathematics.

Some topics that will be covered:

  • Counting & Number Sense
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Measurement (time, length, height, etc.)
  • Geometry
  • Mental math

Crucial skill development

guided instruction

Guided instruction is small group instruction facilitated by the teacher for a short period of time meant to develop meaningful understanding of concepts.

Due to our small teacher to student ratio, your child’s entire camp experience will be learning through such instruction, ultimately maximizing enrichment.

play-based learning

Students in K-2 learn best through play, as it is in their nature to “play.” So why would you take this away? You don’t!

Learning through play is a term used in education and psychology to describe how a child can learn to make sense of the world around them. Through play children can develop social and cognitive skills, mature emotionally, and gain the self-confidence required to engage in new experiences and environments.

So let your child have fun this summer with their peers, while they learn and gain meaningful skills!

socioemotional skill development

Social-emotional development includes the child’s experience, expression, and management of emotions and the ability to establish positive and rewarding relationships with others (Cohen and others 2005).

Unfortunately, there is not enough time in a given school day for teachers to tackle socioemotional skill learning, and is often left out. However, it is critical that children learn to understand their emotions and feelings at a young age, as well as learn how to express themselves to others. Such skills get carried into adolescence as well as adulthood. Our campers will work on their socioemotional skill building from the very first to the very last day of camp!

fine motor skills

Fine motor skill activities are a great help when it comes to developing your child’s writing. Activities that focus on motor skill development, improve the muscles in the fingers and hands, strengthen handgrip, and develop wrist movement. By doing all of those things, your child will be better prepared to hold a pencil for long periods of time, and learn to write with strong and controlled muscles. These fine motor skills activities include art projects, science projects, and even games! Your kids are sure to have a blast with our arts & crafts and science experiments this summer, and will be developing important skills without even knowing it!

Student-peer relationship

Classroom relationships can help children develop the social skills necessary for school adjustment and long-term academic success, as they provide much-needed social and emotional support. Students who have good student-peer relationships at school are more, rather than less, likely to achieve at high levels.

student-teacher relationship

Fostering students’ relationships with teachers has important, positive and long-lasting implications for both a students’ academic and social development. Studies suggest they help kids adapt, learn, and achieve.

This summer, your child will learn how to make and keep meaningful relationships with teachers as well as peers, giving them the social confidence to move through the future school years that lay ahead. Our nurturing teachers are here to guide your child every step of the way!

Themed Weeks

Week One

Bloom. Grow. Blossom!

Growth & Development

Students will learn about the differences between animal and plant growth through experiments and literature. Through an integrated curriculum students will learn about the differences between the two by reading different stories and analyzing the texts. We will work on comparing and contrasting the two species. Not only will this strengthen their reading comprehension and analytical skills but it will also support relevant science standards. In addition, we will support common core math standards by enabling students to conduct their own experiments and measure, record, and analyze data.

Week Two

Time is Money!

Real World & Finance

Throughout finance week, students will be preparing to be democratic citizens by learning real life skills such as currency management. Besides the real world applications, learning about currency develops number sense in terms of place value, decimals, and even fractions. Students will “apply for jobs,” which will help them learn how to plan and prepare as well as assist with public speaking skills.

Week Three

ZOO-much Fun!

Animals & Habitats

This week will revisit some of the tenets from week one where we integrate science and literacy. Through literature we will explore the importance of animal habitats and nutrition, strengthening reading comprehension and analysis. We will also explore homeostasis which can be integrated with math, creating a fundamental understanding of balance.

Week Four

Standing Up & Standing Out!

Activism, differences, & beliefs

This week will place a larger emphasis on socioemotional growth by identifying injustices in the world. It will also emphasize leadership in students by having them realize that they themselves can be change agents in our world instead of passive bystanders. Students will identify issues that resonate with them and work together as a team to solve those issues. In addition to students learning about how to be active democratic citizens, we will practice public speaking skills, planning, and organizing.

Week Five

Around the World!

Cultures & Customs

This week will explore the cultural differences between different groups of people. This will foster a curiosity in students about those who are different from them and show them the strength in diversity. We will learn about these different cultures through anecdotal evidence and literature. This week will also compare and contrast the similarities and differences between the cultures through writing.

Don’t let the Summer go to waste, get your child ahead NOW!

Did you know?

  • Tip-Top Brain Summer Brain Drain FACT#5. Learning loss during the summer

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