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WillowWood School Summer Programs

Challenge Yourself Half Day Math Program (Gr. 7-10)

WillowWood School Summer Programs  []

Session Details:
Day Camp
Age (Gender):
13 - 16 (Coed)
Special needs support:
Not all campers have special needs

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Students may sign up for either a Full Day of Language and Math, or a Half Day of ONE of Language or Math. Both programs will include instruction in learning strategies, critical thinking, study skills, communication and self-advocacy.

Language: This program will incorporate a variety of English skills including the writing, reading and communication skills so necessary for the success of Middle and High School students. Teaching will be individualized and reflect grade-appropriate Ministry of Education expectations. Skill areas addressed each week will include:

  • Writing: various forms • grammar • proofreading, editing and the writing process
  • Reading: fluency • interpretation • comprehension • vocabulary • exposure to a variety of forms • personal reflection
  • Study Skills: test-taking strategies • summarizing • outlining • organization skills • note-taking • highlighting • question analysis • library use • following directions


This program will incorporate a variety of math skills in line with the Ontario Curriculum, and help students prepare for the following school year. Skills addressed each week will include:

  • Geometry and Spatial Sense • Measurement • Patterning and Algebra • Data Management and Probability
  • Grade 8 students will also be introduced to a variety of the grade 9 level Math skills. 

ALL Challenge Programs may also include:

Technology Program: Students will be introduced to a variety of computer and iPad software and applications, all of which are designed to assist with schoolwork - focusing on planning and organization.

Fitness Program: Students will be exposed to healthy working out, directed and supervised by an instructor with a background in fitness and kinesiology. Students will be introduced to exercises that work particular muscle groups and will practice those exercises as part of an overall exercise plan. Students must sign a waiver before entering this program in order to gain access to the WillowWood Fitness Room.

Swimming Fitness & Fun: Full-day Discovery students will have recreational swim with WillowWood/Camp Discovery, just down the road at Shendy’s Swim School (25 Scarsdale Road). Fun, safety and fitness for all ages and levels, in a 22 meter Salt Water Pool. This will be 3 times per week.

Other Activities: Students may participate in Field Trips, Yoga, Rock-Climbing, nature walks and music. 


FULL DAY option includes Discover Leadership LIT Program 12:30 to 4pm)


Session Dates & Locations:
Don Mills, ON
55 Scarsdale Road
Jul 03-07, 2017 $570/week
Don Mills, ON
55 Scarsdale Road
Jul 10-14, 2017 $570/week
Don Mills, ON
55 Scarsdale Road
Jul 17-21, 2017 $570/week
Don Mills, ON
55 Scarsdale Road
Jul 24-28, 2017 $570/week
  • Session starts at 9:30 am and ends at 12:30 pm.

Special Needs Support: (Not all campers have special needs)

Mild Support       Specialized programming

  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Autism/Pervasive development delay
  • Dyslexia
  • Intellectual disability
  • Troubled Teens
Mild Support       Specialized programming


Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Breakdancing
  • Drawing
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Hip hop
  • Instructor lead (group)
  • Instructor lead (one on one)
  • Jam Camp
  • Language Studies
  • Leadership training
  • Math
  • Robotics
  • Rock Climbing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Theatre Arts
  • Volleyball
  • Writing / journalism
  • Yoga
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive