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SUMMER "BRIDGE" PROGRAM 2024

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SUMMER CLASSES SCHEDULE

June 24- August 8 (no classes on July 3-5)

Mondays-Tuesday: 7 weeks

Wednesday-Fridays: 6 weeks

SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE

Week 1: July 15 - July 19

Week 2 : July 22 - July 25

Week 3: July 29 - August 2

Mondays-Fridays, 8:45 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4:15 pm

*PRIVATE LESSONS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST - EMAIL US!

Our Summer "Bridge" program is considered an extension of the current school year for the academic classes such as for academic classes such as Logic, Math, ELA. 

Current AlphaMinds students - enroll into the same level classes they have been attending in the Winter/Spring 2024 semester.

New students - contact us at info@alphamindsacademy.com if you require guidance when choosing the right level class for your child.

FEES and PAYMENTS:

Annual Registration Fee: $40 for new students only; if students continue for the SY 2024/25, the fee will be waived for future registrations; current students - please apply the code to waive it (check your email)

Base Rates (per class):

 

Tuition is charged per session and calculated as the base rate multiplied by the number of classes per session.

To view our tuition policy, please click here.

Special Discounts for Classes: 10% discount for siblings  | 15% discount for 3rd class (applies to in-person classes only)

Special Discounts for Camp: 10% discount for siblings | 10% discount is enrolling into the second program (AM and PM) within the same week - please email us for the discount code prior to registering

Accepted Forms of Payments:  

Please note: We require to have a minimum enrollment of 5 children to hold each group class and 6 kids to hold camp. 

In case the minimum enrollment is not met, we will postpone the start of those classes where the enrollment is not met. In case it does not meet the minimum required enrollment, we reserve the right to cancel the program.

Registration
Duration
Online Amount
In-Person Amount
30 min
$18
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45 min
$22
$25
60 min
$28
$30
90 min
$42
$45
2 hrs
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$60

SUMMER CLASSES 

CLASSES
Chess
CHESS (Gr. K-8)

In-Person and Online Options

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Our Summer Chess Program caters to all levels, making it ideal for newcomers looking to learn the game, seasoned players seeking to deepen their understanding, and aspiring chess masters aiming for intensive instruction. Our experienced coaches offer engaging lessons, puzzles, and gameplay, ensuring each student gets the most out of every session. Children will not only improve their chess skills but also enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded peers who share their passion for the game!
  • CHESS CAMP - half day camp (AM or PM), designed for children in grades 1-6, where young minds of all skill levels, from novice to advanced, can dive into the world of chess.
  • CHESS BEGINNERS - for students who are new to chess or have very limited prior knowledge. 
  • CHESS INTERMEDIATE I - for students enrolled into our Chess Beginners II-III level during the current school year.  New students - please refer to the course description
  • CHESS INTERMEDIATE II -  for students enrolled into our Chess Intermediate I-II level classes during the current school year.  New students - please refer to the course description
  • CHESS ADVANCED - for students enrolled into our Chess Advanced level classes during the current school year.  New students - please refer to the course description
Please visit our Chess Program page for the description of each level.
Coding
CODING & ROBOTICS (Gr. 2-11)
In-Person and Online Options
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Join our Summer Coding Program and dive into the world of programming with classes in Scratch, JavaScript, and Python! Perfect for budding coders of all levels, this program offers a comprehensive exposure to coding through fun and interactive projects.  With hands-on learning and personalized instruction, this summer program equips students with essential coding skills while sparking creativity and problem-solving abilities. Get ready for an exciting summer of coding adventures!
  • CODING & ROBOTICS CAMPS (Grades 2-8) - offering half day week long programs with options in Scratch, JavaScript and Robotics
  • SCRATCH BEGINNERS (Grades 2-6) - for students who are new to coding or have had limited exposure to block based coding.  

  • SCRATCH INTERMEDIATE I & II (Grades 3-8) - for students enrolled into our Scratch Beginners II-III and Intermediate level classes during the current school year and for students with prior experience with Scratch

  • SCRATCH ADVANCED (Grades 3-8) - for students enrolled into our Scratch Advanced level classes during the current school year and for students who are experienced Scratch coders ready to design, develop and publish their original projects while showcase their creativity and elevate their coding skills.

  • JAVASCRIPT BEGINNERS (Grades 4-10) - for students who are new to JavaScript but have significant prior coding experience with Scratch or similar block based teaching program

  • JAVASCRIPT INTERMEDIATE (Grades 5-10) - for students who were enrolled into our JavaScript course during the current school year  and for students with extensive prior experience with JavaScript

  • JAVASCRIPT ADVANCED (Grades 5-10) - for students who were enrolled into our JavaScript course during the current school year and for students are experienced Scratch coders ready to design, develop and publish their original projects while showcase their creativity and elevate their coding skills.

  • PYTHON BEGINNERS (Grades 6-11) for students who are new to Python but have significant prior coding experience with Scratch or similar block based teaching program

Please visit our Coding Program page for the description of each class.

Essay Writing
CREATIVE WRITING (Gr. 3-8)
Online Only
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Unleash your imagination in our Summer Creative Writing Program! Designed for young writers, this program offers a nurturing environment where students can explore various writing styles, from fiction and poetry to memoir and drama. Through engaging workshops, interactive exercises, and constructive feedback, participants will develop their unique voices and storytelling skills. Whether you're a budding author or simply love to write, join us for a summer of creativity, inspiration, and literary adventure!
  • CREATIVE WRITING I (Grades 3-4)

  • CREATIVE WRITING II (Grades 4-5)

  • CREATIVE WRITING III (Grades 6-8)

Please visit our ELA Program page for the description of each class

Please note:  

  • Current students should be continuing with the same level class they are enrolled in for the current school year.

  • New students should enroll based on their current grade in school.  If needed, please contact us for guidance to help choose the right level class for your student.

Logic
LOGIC (Gr. K)
Online Only

Our Summer Logic Program focuses on 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.​​

LOGIC K CLASS- this class is designed for students enrolled into Logic K classes during the current school year and new students who have completed Kindergarten during the current school year.  For younger students, please email us for the assessment.​

Math
MATH (Gr. 1-10)
Online Only
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Our Summer Math Program is designed to strengthen problem-solving abilities and enhance logical and critical thinking skills in students from grades 1 to 10. Through a series of engaging activities, we aim to make math enjoyable yet challenging. Whether your child is looking to reinforce fundamental concepts or tackle more advanced topics, our program offers a supportive environment where students can explore, learn, and grow their mathematical abilities.

Our program is based on the Singapore Math curriculum for levels I-V and on the Art of Problem Solving curriculum for upper levels.

Please note:

  • Our summer math program is the extension of the current school year 

  • Current students should be continuing with the same level class they are enrolled in for the current school year.

  • New students must complete the assessment prior to joining classes.  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.

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Reading
READING (Gr. PreK-2)
Online Only
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Our Summer Reading Program, led by professional literacy specialists, is tailored for children in grades K-2. Through engaging activities and personalized instruction, we aim to instill a love for reading while enhancing literacy skills. From phonics and vocabulary building to comprehension strategies, our program provides a solid foundation for young readers. Join us for a summer of stories, exploration, and growth in a supportive and enriching environment.

 

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

Russian
RUSSIAN LANGUAGE FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS 
In-Person and Online Options
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Our summer Russian program offers a dynamic curriculum filled with games, fairy tales, quizzes, and interactive tasks, all designed to enhance children's speech development in a fun and engaging format. Our classes cover a variety of entertaining topics, ensuring a playful learning experience.  Our experienced instructors create a supportive environment where children can comfortably practice and improve their Russian language skills. Join us for a summer of fun and effective language learning!

Click the links below for detailed information about our classes, schedule, and registration.

IN-PERSON:

  • RUSSIAN PREK "Развивайка" Mon/Wed (3-5 years old) - 1-hour class that meets on Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-5 pm)

  • RUSSIAN PREK "Развивайка" Mon/Wed (3-5 years old) - 1-hour class that meets on Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-5 pm)

  • RUSSIAN I for children who were enrolled in out Russian I classes for the SY 2023/24 or by assessment

  • RUSSIAN II - for children who were enrolled in out Russian II classes for the SY 2023/24 or by assessment 

  • LOGIC K - 4-5 years old​ - for children who were enrolled in our Logic K classes for the SY 2023/24 or by assessment 

ONLINE:

  • RUSSIAN I  - for children who were enrolled in out Russian I classes for the SY 2023/24 or by assessment

  • RUSSIAN II - for children who were enrolled in out Russian II classes for the SY 2023/24 or by assessment

  • RUSSIAN III - for children who were enrolled in out Russian III classes for the SY 2023/24 or by assessment

  • RUSSIAN IV-V - for children who were enrolled in out Russian IV & V classes for the SY 2023/24 or by assessment 

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