Summer in Chatsworth is full of fun and learning. From June 13th-July 16th, the Chaminade Center for Excellence will offer three weekly summer academies in addition to our sports and specialty camps.
SUMMER GREAT BOOKS ACADEMY FOR GRADES 1-8
The Great Books Summer Academy is Chaminade’s featured summer camp aimed at educating the whole child. Each day, students have an opportunity to exercise their minds, bodies, and creative spirits. The Great Books K-12 curriculum is the cornerstone of the academy and is specially designed to help students become independent readers and thinkers ready for the diverse demands of the 21st century. Each academy student is enrolled in a 55-minute grade-leveled Great Books course which will be taught using the ‘Shared Inquiry’ method. This research-proven strategy combines rich texts and active, collaborative problem-solving that increases achievement in reading comprehension, critical thinking, and communication skills. Each week students read, write, and create with a unique combination of three classes in morning sessions on both of Chaminade’s safe and beautiful campuses.
SUMMER STE[+a]M ACADEMY FOR GRADES 1-8
Summer Stea[+a]m Camp is one of our new additions to the Chaminade Center for Excellence offerings for the Summer of 2016. In DaVinci’s time expertise in art and coexisted naturally. Adding Art education to Science, Mathematics, and Engineering gives students the full toolbox for solving challenging problems. Artists and scientists tend to approach problems with a similar open-mindedness and inquisitiveness -they both do not fear the unknown, they make natural partners Each week, students in the Summer Ste[+a]m Academy will take three classes combining arts, robotics, math, and science.
SUMMER ART & ACTION ACADEMY FOR GRADES 1-8
Chaminade’s new Art & Action Academy is designed for active and creative kids to explore movement, sports, and visual and performing arts. Each week new combinations of classes will challenge their active bodies and creative minds! Morning and afternoon sessions are made up of three different classes each week designed to inspire healthy and engaging experiences.
SUMMER ACADEMY SESSIONS FROM JUNE 13-JULY 15, 2016
- MORNING SESSION: 8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M., DAILY M-F
- AFTERNOON SESSION: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, DAILY M-F
SUMMER ACADEMY TUITION: $160 PER WEEKLY 1/2 DAY SESSION, OR $300 PER WEEK FOR BOTH MORNING AND AFTERNOON SESSIONS COMBINED