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Focus Learning Junior High Summer Camp 2022 Full-Day

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About this Day Camp

Focus Learning Academic Centre - Focus Learning Junior High Summer Camp 2022 Full-Day

  • Day Camp
  • Age 10 - 12 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Leadership (multi) and Technology—offers 11 activities
  • 1 session date to choose from
  • Cost starting from $550
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available  

This camp is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Curiosity: Love of learning. Intellectual engagement. Enthusiasm for experiencing the world. Proclivity to develop passions and interests.
  • Creativity: Interest and pleasure in exploring creative potential. Tendency to see novel solutions to problems.

Click on this link for all of our information on our half-day and full-day programs we have to offer during our 2022 Summer Camp!  

For this week's full-day session, enjoy our Leadership program for the morning session.  Then, choose either our Tech OR Language Arts program for the   afternoon session. 

Leadership Program

Connect and Collaborate

This summer, we will take your child’s worst stumbling blocks and make them their building blocks where they can transition from surviving to thriving.  Your children will leave the summer camp with a renewed confidence and a honed skill level that will stretch out into every area of their life, such as: in their school presentations, theatre, political debates, or even perhaps stand-up comedy one day.  This camp experience will be nothing short of transformational and will leave your child with the building blocks to be a REAL Success.

Areas of Focus:

  • Focused practices on major leadership skills
  • Memorization techniques, human relation practices and acting out real world situations
  • A taste of leadership training with Dale Carnegie and John Maxwell techniques
  • Ability to engage with an audience with high empathy
  • Public speaking and debating with comfort & confidence

Connect and Collaborate:

  • learn how teamwork makes the dreamwork
  • learn to take charge and lead others 
  • impromptu speeches, prepared speeches, and debating

Tech Program

Minecraft Java Modded Servers 

Galacticraft and the Create Mod goes boldly where no Minecraft mod has gone before: Astronomy & Physics.  In the Galacticraft mod, students will get to explore new planets, collect resources, build energy sources, and survive in the far reaches of the galaxy.  In the Create mod, students will build their own working machines, automatic elevators, and whatever their imaginations can dream up.   It's a wonderful adventure that's completely unique when compared to other Minecraft mods.

Areas of Focus: Students will get to:

  • Travel throughout the solar system!
  • Create and customize their very own spaceship!
  • Explore new planets and moons!
  • Windmills, rotation and machines
  • Pistons Fluids and Tools

Main Skills to be taught and practiced: 

Basic principles of physics will be illustrated using the Create and Galacticraft mod including:

  • Newton's laws of motion
  • Mass, force and weight (Mass versus weight)
  • Momentum and conservation of energy
  • Energy, work, and their relationship
  • Motion, position, and energy

End-of-Week Project:  A completed Mars Colony with a full complement of sustainable resources to support a human civilization of the future.  

Prerequisites for the students:

  • Mac or PC (no chromebooks or iPads) with a 3 button mouse that can run Minecraft with several mod packs installed.  Each student will have an appointment with Charles Rotenberg to ensure everything is running properly before the start of the course.  It’s recommended that students purchase their own Minecraft account, however if parents have concerns about play time, a temporary account can be assigned for the duration of the course.
  • Students must be able to share their screens, and have their cameras on for better collaboration and for troubleshooting and installation problems.

Language Arts Program

Divergent: Comparative Essay

The Page to Screen Club is a chance for students to engage with incredible, youth-focused science fiction novels that have been adapted into major feature films!  We will examine the differences between each medium, where authorial/directorial choices diverge and why, and ultimately decide how successful each adaptation was.  Movie-lovers unite!

Areas of Focus | Students will get to:

  • Watch excellent movie adaptations of significant science fiction franchises
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the film-making/adapting process
  • Discuss major themes
  • Design a new Movie Poster

Main Skills to be taught and practiced:

  • Critical Analysis
  • Poster Design
  • Discussion
  • Comparative writing

End-of-Week Project:  

New York Times Review - Review the movie as a junior editor for the New York Times Entertainment section

Materials:

Divergent, by Veronica Roth

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Session Dates and Rates

Jul 04 - 08. '22
Don Mills, Toronto, ON
2900 Steeles Ave. East, Unit 202

09:00 - 16:00
Before Care: 08:00 (Paid)
After Care: 17:30 (Paid)
$550
2022-07-04550

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Creative writing
  Empowerment
  Entrepreneurship
  Instructor lead (group)
  JAVA
  Leadership Training
  Minecraft
  Public Speaking
  Reading
  Super Camp
  Technology

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Focus Learning Junior High Summer Camp 2022 Full-Day is run by Focus Learning Academic Centre.




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