Winter/Spring 2017 @ Chaminade

Entrance Examination Preparation Classes

Chaminade College Preparatory Middle School Entrance Exam Strategies Class

This one day optional class is designed to introduce new students to standardized testing and test taking strategies. Students learn how to prepare for examinations both emotionally and physically, and will practice taking timed tests. Students become familiar with concepts and terminology that are found in standardized tests and learn the importance of interpreting and following directions. A review of verbal and mathematical skills as well as exercises that will improve concentration will be incorporated.

  • Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Location: Chatsworth campus
  • Fee: $125 includes registration and course fees

Please bring your student to the area outside of the frontoffice at 8:45 a.m. on January 14, 2017. Click on the Register Now button above to register and pay online for this class.  Advanced registration is strongly recommended to ensure a place in class. This system is separate from the application for admission.

Preparation for Catholic High School Entrance Exams

Eighth graders planning to attend a Catholic high school in Los Angeles and Ventura counties are required to take a comprehensive entrance exam as part of the admissions process. Students in this course will review the math, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar skills on the exams and learn test-taking strategies to help them work faster and more confidently to maximize their score. All materials are included and additional practice materials will be provided to take home for further preparation. Classes are completed before the January application deadlines and are taught by experienced teachers.

The classes are taught over two Saturdays at our West Hills campus.

Features include:• Simulated exams • Experienced, professional teachers• Small class size • Test-taking strategies• All materials • Review of all areas covered on the exam

Students may register for one date, or attend both the English and Mathematics sessions for comprehensive preparation.

Exam Preparation Course in Mathematics

  • Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Location: West Hills campus
  • Report to main office for classroom assignment
  • Fee: $125 includes registration fee

Exam Preparation Course in Writing

  • Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017
  • Time: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m
  • .Location: West Hills campus
  • Report to main office for classroom assignment
  • Fee: $150 includes registration fee

Exam Preparation Course in Reading Comprehension (English)

  • Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Location: West Hills campus
  • Report to main office for classroom assignment
  • Fee: $125 includes registration fee

Comprehensive Entrance Examination Review(Includes ALL THREE Classes)

Fee: $350 includes registration fee for math, writing, and reading classes.

 

ADVANCED FOOTBALL FUNDAMENTALS 

 

Chaminade Eagle FootballWinter Advanced Day Clinics For Grades 6-8. This is an advanced youth camp for 6th- 8th grade players. Participants will be coachedand instructed by current and former Chaminade varsity coaches and players.Players will learn fundamentals of football on offense, defense, special teams, and weightlifting.

  • DATES: January 14, January 21, February 11 & February 25 (January 14th Clinic has been CANCELLED)
  • TIMES: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Get the fundamental skills you need: blocking, tackling, footwork ball-handling, and running, in a non-contact environment.Be ready to compete this season with coaching from the 2013 State Championship team coaches and players.

Camp Schedule

8:30 a.m. - Players check-in at the Stadium

9:00-10:00 a.m. - Player PLC Corrections and Instruction

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Football Practice

  • Cost $30 Daily session with advanced registration online.
  • $100 All four sessions with advanced registration online.$35 at the gate.
  • Register ahead of time online for easy check-in,or at the field
  • What to bring: Athletic clothes, cleats, and water.
  • Location: Chaminade College Preparatory Football Stadium, 7500 Chaminade Ave. West Hills, CA 91304

 

“We are all born with extraordinary powers of imagination, intelligence, feeling, intuition, spirituality, and of physical and sensory awareness.” 

― Sir Ken Robinson

 

 

Join us in 2017 for Smart Summer Fun!


At the Chaminade Center for Excellence we believe that it is important to inspire children’s creativity, imagination, compassion, self-knowledge, social skills, and emotional health.  With these ideals in mind, we have created a selection of classes and camps for students in grades 1-6 for the summer of 2017.  Our Summer Ste[+a]m Academy combines courses in robotics, engineering, art, math and science for balanced and hands-on learning experiences.  To encourage literacy and creativity, The Great Books Academy will concentrate on writing, reading, and both visual and performing arts each week with a different theme.  For our kinesthetic learners, Art & Action Academy is the perfect fit each week, bringing together sports with the visual and performing arts. Finally, our specialty camps, such as Chaminade Circus, Aerial Dance, Musical Theater, Vex Robotics, and Sports Camps will provide students with an opportunity to explore their passions with more depth and focus.  A full catalog and schedule of programs will be available in February 2017.

High School Students (entering grades 9-12)

• SAT Preparation• College Application Boot camp• Summer Musical Theater Intensive•  Introduction to Aerial Dance •  Summer Counselors in Training Program

• Critical Composition• Expository Composition

Health and Online Computer Applications for Entering 9th Graders

 

Middle School Students (entering grades 6-8)

• High School Entrance Exam Preparation• Middle School Great Books Academy• Mock Trial Camp• Introduction to Aerial Dance Technique

• VEX Robotics

•  Eagle Football Fundamentals•  Eagle Basketball 

 

Elementary School Students (entering grades 1-5)

• The Great Books Summer Academy• Summer Ste[+a]m Academy, Art & Action Academy, Introduction to Musical Theater, Chaminade Circus Camp

Blue & Orange Sports Camps: Basketball• Football• Lacrosse• Cheerleading• Field Hockey• Volleyball & Flag Football

 

 

 

 

Summer 2017 Schedule

Week 1: June 12 – 16

Week 2: June 19 – 23

Week 3: June 26 – June 30

Week 4: July 3  – 7 (no classes 7/4)

Week 5: July 10 – 14