Programs for Learners

Boost your child’s skills this summer at our 2-Week Camps in July for students entering Grades 2-8. We offer morning half-day and full-day camp options!

Camp 1: Weekdays, July 5 – 16, 2021
Camp 2: Weekdays, July 19 –  30, 2021

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Summer Boost (8:30 am to 12:30 pm)

In the morning, students build skills in a fun environment through small group classes in curriculum areas such as language arts, math, outdoor education, science, music, and art.
Students have one Language Skills Development session each day.

There are two options:

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.

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.

Three additional classes/camp complete the morning schedule.

Academic classes are taught with a maximum of 8 students per class. Parents select class preferences following registration. Note: classes are subject to change.

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.

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.

Campers will be lead in a variety of outdoor activities geared towards developing teamwork and an enjoyment of physical activity. Students will also be given the opportunity to design games to play together and learn new leadership skills.

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.

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

Campers will be introduced to a variety of drama techniques and games to have fun as well as build self-confidence, self-esteem and collaborative skills. This will be a unique opportunity for students to express themselves in new and creative ways.

+ Dolphin KidsTM (extend to 4:00 pm)

Create a full-day camp experience by adding the afternoon Dolphin KidsTM session. The interactive, hands-on activities enhance creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration!

Dolphin KidsTM Camp Themes

Mindset Masters: I CAN DO IT! (Students entering Grades 2-4)

Our brains can be hardwired to adapt, be resilient, and overcome failure to achieve our very best! Mindset Masters: I CAN DO IT is a great program for young leaders to explore their goals, mindfulness activities, and team-building skills in a fun, hands-on learning environment.

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Mindset Masters: I’M UNSTOPPABLE! (Students entering Grades 5-8)

Our brains can be hardwired to adapt, be resilient, and overcome failure to achieve our very best! Mindset Masters: I’M UNSTOPPABLE guides young leaders to set goals, explore mindfulness exercises, and community building skills in an interactive, hands-on learning environment.

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Innovators: Design-Thinking (Students entering Grades 2-4)

Creativity is the #1 skill for future-ready leaders! Innovators: Design-Thinking is a great program for young leaders who want to explore their curiosity and bring their creative ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment.

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Entrepreneur Mindset (Students entering Grades 5-8)

Bring your innovative business ideas to life! Entrepreneur Mindset is a great program for young leaders who want to practice their creativity and critical thinking skills by designing, testing, and pitching their innovative ideas in a “Dragon’s Den” style presentation.

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(Students entering Grades 2-8)

Inventing, problem solving, prototyping, and technology literacy are key skills that today’s students need to succeed in our fast-pace world. S.T.E.A.Mers is a great program for children to explore their curiosity and creativity, in a fun, hands-on learning environment.

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(Students entering Grades 2-8)

Express your creativity through arts-based activities! Kids & Canvas is a great program for young leaders who want to explore their innovative ideas, practice self-expression and build their ability to think outside-the-box.

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Registration Details

2-Week Camp Registration Fees

Half Day (8:30 am – 12:30 pm): $1,295

Full Day (8:30 am – 4:00 pm): $1,755

Notes

$200 additional fee for 1:1 OG Tutoring option

$125 discount if registered for Camp 1 & 2

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 for half-day students: 12:20 – 12:35 pm

Lunch for full-day students: 12:20 – 12:55 pm

Dolphin KidsTM Program: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Pick up for full-day students: 4:00 – 4:15 pm

After submitting the application form, you will receive an invoice.

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 Plastiq (note: an admin fee of 2.85% is charged by Plastiq).

Anyone who registers after this deadline will be waitlisted, subject to availability.

Cancellation deadline is May 21, 2021. Cancellations prior to this date will be eligible for a refund of the full amount minus a $100.00 processing fee. Any cancellation after aforementioned dates will not be eligible for a refund.