Summer learning opportunities for elementary students, registration now openMay 8, 2018
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The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) continues to support student achievement throughout the summer months by providing a range of summer learning programs. The camps will focus on numeracy, literacy and assistive technology for elementary students.
- Summer STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Camp for students who just completed Grade 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8. This camp is intended to strengthen students’ literacy and mathematics skills. Students will participate in daily activities focusing on math and technology such as robotics and coding. It runs weekdays from July 30 to August 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following SCDSB schools:
- Alliston Union P.S.
- Bayview P.S.
- Cundles Heights P.S.
- Holly Meadows P.S.
- Fieldcrest E.S.
- Connaught P.S.
- Lake Simcoe P.S.
- Regent Park P.S.
- Summer Assistive Technology Camp for students with a diagnosis of Learning Disability (specific diagnosis in DSM-V) who currently have Special Equipment Amount (SEA) equipment and are in Grades 4 to 8 in June 2018. This camp will reinforce the students’ strengths by offering them assistive technology tools to support their unique learning experiences. It runs weekdays from July 31 to August 8 at Holly Meadows E.S. and August 10 to 17 at Regent Park P.S. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Attendees will also experience camp activities including physical education and field trips, giving them opportunities to share experiences that they can read, write and talk about.
Please see your classroom teacher or school principal for further details and registration. Registration forms are due by June 22.
For Summer STEAM Camp:
Dean Maltby, School Effectiveness Lead
For Assistive Technology camp:
Stephen McClelland, Principal of Special Education