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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 Technology and STEAM—offers 7 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 Language Arts program for the morning session and our Tech program for the afternoon session. 

Language Arts Program

Herbology 101: Apothecary Grand Opening  

Herbology 101 is designed to teach students the legends, stories, and truths behind the major herbs found in the Harry Potter franchise!  J.K. Rowling had a wonderful imagination, but most of the herbs used in the series are at least based on real-life herbal cures and remedies, so we will discuss their role in the magical world, in our historical muggle world, and where/how they might be found/used today!

Areas of Focus | Students will get to:

  • Gain knowledge of herbal salves and tinctures
  • Understand the real-life mythology around witchcraft and herblore
  • Create a salve of their own

Main Skills to be taught and practiced:

  • Historical analysis
  • Salve-making
  • Pricing/Design

End-of-Week Project:  

Apothecary - students will put together the information needed to, using the herbs discussed throughout the week, create their own apothecary business!

Prerequisites for the students:

None - all will be provided by instructor!

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.
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Session Dates and Rates

Aug 08 - 12. '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
2022-08-08550

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Gaming
  Instructor lead (group)
  JAVA
  Minecraft
  Reading
  Space
  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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