The Math Explorer course is designed for students entering Grades 4 and 5 in the fall. Students will keep their math skills sharp while practicing deductive reasoning, spatial thinking, as well as critical thinking strategies. Math Explorers will get a chance to review key mathematics concepts participating in a variety of activities to develop logical and critical thinking skills. This course will equip students with mathematical strategies for problem solving using reasoning, pattern-recognition, and critical thinking skills.
The Spanish Foundations course is designed for students entering Grades 3 and 4 in the fall. This course is designed for beginning and intermediate spanish students. Throughout the course, students will be immersed in the spanish language with an emphasis on learning through context. Students will be exposed to the culture and life including holidays, songs and games.
The Reading Workshop course is designed for students entering grade 3 in the fall. Students will develop essential reading and study skills as they are introduced to various strategies that will help them to read faster, more accurately, and with greater reading comprehension. This course is structured to allow for simple, predictable transitions from reading to play. Students will understand meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. In addition, students will practice and fine-tune spelling, key word and inference elimination strategies.
The Camp Logic course is designed for students entering grade 2 in the fall. Students will develop and enhance their problem solving skills, basic math concepts, and logical thinking through fun-filled activities and cooperative games. Students will learn strategies to enhance their reasoning skills, visual memory, rapid recall, categorical thinking and mental processing. In using a variety of games as the basic curriculum, the students will be able to have fun while working on critical thinking skills and learning problem-solving strategies.
The Project Build course is designed for students entering Grade 3 in the fall. Students will engage in all subject areas as they participate in this project based course. Students will work collaboratively to design and build a large scale project (e.g. city, theme park, zoo). Students will enhance their planning, building and inventing skills as they are guided by their teacher through inquiry based learning. During this course students will work on their critical thinking skills, problem solving and teamwork.
The Story Detective course is designed for students entering grade 3 in the fall. Students will develop and strengthen strategies to improve comprehension through mysteries. Students will engage in a variety of activities including mini mysteries, clue hunts and reading games. Students will become master detectives as they review important comprehension skills focusing on answering who, what, when, where and why. By the end of the course, students will prove that they have become master detectives by writing their own mysteries ensuring they are reviewing key writing concepts. Daily projects and a variety activities will help students become master story detectives in both reading comprehension and writing!
The Young Storytellers course is designed for students entering grade 2 in the fall. Throughout the course, students will dive deep into literature working on reading comprehension, character analysis and understanding author’s purpose. In addition to analyzing literature, students will become storytellers of their own, working on key writing concepts such as beginning, middle and end, setting, and character development. Young Storytellers will be taught using a variety of engaging and interactive lessons encouraging students to develop a love for literature while focusing on key writing and reading skills.
Super Smash Bros
Smash Bros is an easy to learn, competitive esport that has a massive following in the DC-Metro area. Smash Bros is similar to martial arts, in that it takes discipline and commitment to practice be a top player. In our camp, we will give you the foundations of movement, combos, neutral game, and the other elements to become a better player. For those who know the basics, we will talk about higher level strategy, matchups, advantage and disadvantage states, and competition prep. Regardless of where you fall on the knowledge scale, our coaches will help you improve and have a blast learning the elements of competitive Smash!
Session 1: June 13th – 17th 9:00 to 1:00 $500
Session 6: August 15th-19th 9:00 to 4:30 $800
Founded in 2018, Game Gym Inc. is the leading esports training and broadcast center in the DC metro area. Game Gym was created to make video games a more positive and collaborative experience by providing structure through curriculum, coaching, and parental support. Game Gym provides kids, parents, and gamers of all ages with the information and structure to better understand and maximize their participation in casual and competitive esports, like a martial arts dojo or an AAU basketball team.
The Emerging Readers course is designed for students entering grade 1 in the fall. Students will improve their reading by examining vocabulary, narrative basics (plot and characters), and beginning literary devices. This interactive and engaging course will allow students to listen and read along as they participate in several activities to foster a deep understanding and enthusiasm for reading.
The Writer’s Workshop course is designed for students entering grades 4 and 5 in the Fall. Writer’s Workshop students will apply concepts of writing to craft creative writing pieces. Students will review grammar, sentence formation, paragraph construction, and editing strategies to increase their writing fluency and written communication skills.