SUMMER 2020 ONLINE PROGRAMS AND SCHEDULE

Dates: July 12th - August 13th (5 weeks)

To see our Summer 2020 schedule for each age group (PreK3-K, 1-5, 6-8), click here

 

To see the schedule and pricing for each program/subject, please select a program below (click on a "+" next to each program to expand and see the schedule):

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CHESS 1/2 DAY CAMP and CHESS CLASSES 
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CHESS CAMP (3.5 HOURS/DAY, 3 DAYS/WEEK)
TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS/FRIDAYS, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Two Groups: 
  • Intermediate Level 

  • Advanced/Tournament Level 

 

Sample Day Schedule (Tuesday/Thursday):

9:30-9:45 Greeting / start of the day

9:45-10:00 Memory, Mindfulness and Focus exercises

10:00-11:00  Lesson, Puzzles

11:00-11:20  Snack & Fun Break (jokes, games, contests, fun trivia)

11:20 - 12:00 - Famous Grandmasters: Players and Games (bio, interesting facts and learning through their games)

12:00 - 1:00 - Playing Chess / Live Game Analysis

Sample Day Schedule (Friday):

9:30-9:45 Greeting / start of the day

9:45-10:00 Memory, Mindfulness and Focus exercises

10:00-11:00  Lesson, Puzzles

11:00-11:20  Snack & Fun Break (jokes, games, contests, fun trivia)

11:30-1:00  Weekly Tournament* (2 sections, by level)

*All students receive virtual trophies for their tournament participation. Top 6 players for every session (combined score for all chess tournaments) receive prizes!

 

Fee: $725 per session (5 weeks) or $150 per week

CHESS CLASSES

Whether your child is an absolute beginner or a seasoned chess player, they're sure to enjoy the entertaining delivery, as well as the stimulating interaction with other students who share their interest and love for the game.  Please visit our Chess Program page for description of each level

 

Chess Tournaments and Daily Chess Play takes place in Alpha Minds Academy’s private virtual chess club on www.chess.com

CHESS LEVELS
  • Beginner I (Intro to Chess) 
  • Beginner II & II Level
  • Intermediate I & II Level 
  • Advanced/Tournament Level  
Fee: $110 for 5 classes (60 min) | $90 for 5 classes (45 min)
Meet our Chess teachers
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CODING PROGRAM - Grades 2-8
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       Two 1-hour classes per week / 10 classes per session | Fee: $220
  • SCRATCH I-B - Grades 2-5; for children who started learning Scratch during our Spring 2020 session or for students with some prior experience with Scratch
       One 1-hour class per week / 5 classes per session | Fee: $110
       Two 1.5 hours classes per week / 10 classes (1.5 hrs) per session | Fee: $300 + the cost of a          Micro:bit computer ($16-$20)
       Two 1.5 hours classes per week / 10 classes (1.5 hrs) per session | Fee: $300
        Two 1.5 hours classes per week / 10 classes (1.5 hrs) per session | Fee: $300
Please visit our Coding Program page for a description of each class
Meet our Coding Teachers
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CREATIVE WRITING, THE ART OF PERSUASION - Grades 3-8
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Fee: $110 for 5 classes

Please visit our ELA Program page for description of each class

Meet our ELA Teachers

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LOGIC + YOGA + MINDFULNESS - Grades PREK 3, PREK 4, K

Our summer Logic PreK I and PreK-K II classes will continue teaching logic and critical thinking skills through various activities that are both challenging and fun.  Topics include Classifications, Matching and Sorting, Reasoning with Analogies,  Word Problems and Aural Reasoning,  Simple and Complex Patterns and Arithmetics. Our summer classes will also include Yoga and light Meditation/Mindfulness exercises designed to help children with focus and concentration, and to have fun! 

Our current students should be continuing with the same level class they were enrolled in for the school year 2019/20.

New students can refer to our Logic & Math Program page for each level description or contact us at info@alphamindsacademy.com for guidance.  For more information on our Reading classes, please refer to the Phonics and Reading section on this page

Fee: $110 for 5 classes (session 1)

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MATH PROGRAM - Grades 1-8
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Our summer Math program will focus on reinforcing and expanding the knowledge our students obtained during the course of the school year, while focusing on word problem solving skills, as well as further developing students' logic and critical thinking skills through serious of fun, yet challenging activities.

Our current students should be continuing with the same level class they were enrolled in for the school year 2019/20.

New students can refer to our Math Program page for each level description and a corresponding assessment test or contact us at info@alphamindsacademy.com for guidance.

Fee: $110 for 5 classes

Meet our Math Teachers

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PHONICS and READING - Grades K-2
 
To promote learning and reinforcement of the new skills, these classes will meet twice per week, for 30 minutes. Fee: $130 for 10 classes (30 min each)
       Fee: $110 for 5 classes 

Please visit our Phonics & Reading Program page for the description of each class

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SCIENCE and ENGINEERING - Grades 2-6
Fee: $110 for 5 classes

Please visit our Engineering and Science Program page for description of each class

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RUSSIAN PROGRAM - Grades PreK 3-8th
Мы приглашаем наших учеников присоединиться к летним курсам развивающих занятий на русском языке в Alpha Minds Academy!
Наша летняя программа основана на играх, сказках, викторинах и интерактивных заданиях на занимательные и разносторонние темы, направленные на речевое развитие детей в ненавязчивом, игровом формате!

Classes for children 3-5 years old:

  • RUSSIAN PREK / Клуб "Развивайка" – AM and PM groups;  each class is 30 minutes long. Fee: $65 for 5 classes (30 min each)
  • LOGIC PreK I & LOGIC PreK-K II Classes in Russian - AM and PM groups, each class is 60 minutes long and includes Yoga and Meditation/Mindfulness activities for the children, designed to help them with relaxation, focus and concentration.  Fee: $110 for 5 classes 
 Classes for children 5-14 years old:
  • RUSSIAN I-III / Клуб "Почемучка" (5-7 yo)
  • RUSSIAN II-IV / Клуб "Бонифаций" (6-8 yo)
  • RUSSIAN V-VI / Клуб “Безумные Учёные” (9-11 yo) - Creative Writing in Russian!
  • RUSSIAN READING CLUB for TEENS (12-14 yo) 
       Fee: $110 for 5 classes

Please view our Russian Summer Program for the description of each class

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SUMMER 2020 SCHEDULE (by grade/age groups) - Session 1 & 2

SUMMER 2020:  CLASSES FOR GRADES PREK 3, PREK 4 AND K 

 

SUMMER 2020:  CLASSES FOR GRADES 1-5

 

SUMMER 2020: CLASSES FOR GR 6-8

 
 

SUMMER 2020: RUSSIAN PROGRAM

News and Upcoming Events

Congratulations to the participants

and winners of our previous chess tournaments!

Photos from past tournaments

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
SUMMER 2021 ONLINE CLASSES
July 6th - August 13th 
SPRING 2021 ONLINE CLASSES
Last Day of Classes: June 21st!
Congratulations to all our students on successfully completing the school year!!!
COMING SOON!
FALL 2021 SCHEDULE  & REGISTRATION!!!
IN-PERSON & ONLINE CLASSES!