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2017 Summer Camp at Elite Learning Center

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We are very happy to welcome you to 2017 Summer Camp at Elite Learning Center. We also are very excited to launch our summer curriculums, specially designed learning materials and courses to help campers enhance their academic skills in Critical Thinking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing, Math, and Science, blended with creative and fun summer camp recreation that fosters personal and social development, encourages physical activity, and offers a chance to have fun.

Curriculum and Materials

We have just completed a long arduous revision process for customized summer curriculums designed by master educators, curriculum specialists, special-education advisors, expert teachers, involved parents and thoughtful students. Each session is unique with its curriculum and materials.

·          Specialized math workbooks were creatively designed, edited and refined from more than 6 years of feedback and collaboration with master math teachers and professors.

·          ELC math workbooks include hands-on inquiry based math activities that lead to in-depth problem solving skill development. 

·          ELC specialized math workbooks will be used this summer for grades 3 to 8

·          English curriculums were developed according to  FCPS AAP standards and an in-depth analysis of curriculum standards

·          English materials were selected based on the latest educational research and best instructional practices.

·          English curriculums & materials were reviewed by lead teachers and experts, and revised with their suggestions.


Programs

Elementary School - Grade 1 to 6  (Three 2-week sessions)


Grades 1 (Class size: 16 students) 


Programs for grades 1 focus on the development of young children’s skills in reasoning, problem solving, reading, phonics and critical thinking through a specially designed curriculum with daily practices for  NNAT test prep. Morning – Critical thinking skills in Verbal & Math, NNAT prep. Afternoon – Phonics and Reading, Oral Presentation & Performance, Singing, Origami & Artworks, PE and group fun activities.


Grades 2 (Class size: 16 students) 

Programs for grade 2 focus on the development of young children’s skills in reasoning, problem solving, reading, phonics and critical thinking through a specially designed curriculum with daily practices for CogAT test prep. Morning – Critical thinking skills in Verbal, Math & Non-Verbal, CogAT prep. Afternoon – Reading comprehension, Drama, Singing, Origami & Artworks, PE and group fun activities.

Grades 3 (Class size: 16 students) 


Programs for grade 3 is designed to enhance academic skills in reading comprehension, vocabulary building, writing and math problem solving through a specially designed curriculum with daily practices. Additionally, all students will have Drama, music, Sport and group fun activities through extracurricular programs. Morning – Verbal & Reading Comprehension, Writing & Grammar and Math. Afternoon – Drama, Speech, PE & Sport and group fun Activities.


Grades 4 (Class size: 16 students) 


Programs for grade 4 is designed to enhance academic skills in reading comprehension, vocabulary building, writing and math problem solving through a specially designed curriculum and daily practices. Additionally, all students will have Drama, music, Speech and Sport with group fun activities through extracurricular programs. Morning – Verbal & Reading Comprehension, Writing & Grammar and Math. Afternoon –Drama, Speech, PE & Sport and group fun Activities.


Grades 5 (Class size: 16 students)

Programs for grade 5 is designed to enhance academic skills in verbal reasoning, and ability to relate ideas logically toward solid reading comprehension foundation build; daily writing and gramma skill building and math problem solving through a specially designed curriculum and intensive daily practices. Additionally, all students will have Science Olympic, Speech and Sport with group fun activities through extracurricular programs. Morning – English: Vocabulary, Verbal reasoning, and ability to relate ideas logically and reading comprehension; Math. Afternoon – Writing & Grammar, Sciences, Speech, PE & Sport, and group fun Activities.

Grades 6 (Class size: 16 students) 

Programs for grade 6 is designed to enhance academic skills in verbal reasoning, and ability to relate ideas logically toward solid reading comprehension foundation build; daily writing and gramma skill building and math problem solving through a specially designed curriculum and intensive daily practices. Additionally, all students will have Science Olympic, Speech and Sport with group fun activities through extracurricular programs. Morning – English: Vocabulary, Verbal reasoning, and ability to relate ideas logically and reading comprehension; Math. Afternoon – Writing & Grammar, Sciences, Speech, PE & Sport, and group fun Activities.

Middle School (Two 3-week sessions) 


Grades 7 (Class size: 16 students) 


Programs for grade 7 provide an opportunity to help students build solid fundamentals in critical reading, logical reasoning, paragraph development, grammar, and writing skill, and enhance student’s math skills for the PSAT® and SAT®. Morning – 1.5 hours Verbal includes vocabulary, scrambled paragraph, logical reasoning, and reading comprehension, and Writing; Afternoon – Math, Sciences Project, Debate workshop, PE & Sport, and Mock test.


Grades 8 (Class size: 16 students) 

Programs for grade 8 provide an opportunity to help students build solid fundamentals in critical reading, logical reasoning and paragraph development for the Verbal section of the TJ test, and enhance student’s math skills. The 8th grade program is an intensive process and especially designed for TJ prep. The essay writing class includes strategies for writing effective essays under time pressure, and how to write an effective personal statement. Morning – 1.5 hours Verbal includes vocabulary, scrambled paragraph, logical reasoning, and reading comprehension, and  1.5 hours Writing; Afternoon – 1.5-hours Math, Mock test, and PE & Sport.

High School (Three 2-week sessions)                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Grade 9– 11(New SAT Prep): 

This program is the new format SAT test prep that is designed for rising 9th and 10th graders. This course will enhance students’ test-taking skills in the short term and help students score higher on the SAT® with test-taking tactics specifically designed to increase scores. Learn strategies and techniques based on actual test data geared towards your strengths and weaknesses. By the end of the course students will be able to test confidently. Students will receive 5 hours/day of SAT training with experienced subject specific instructors, and 6 SAT mock exams to benchmark scores with analysis results, in a small size class.


Report cards 

Report cards are submitted at the end of each session. Written reports include grades for each subject and descriptive comments from teachers. Individual student learning progress and issues will be discussed at weekly teacher meetings to guarantee learning outcomes. Parental input is always welcome and encouraged.

Performance & Party at the end of the session

At the end of the camp session, students present a show for their family and friends on the school stage. Students are also treated to an end-of-camp snack party.

Camp Staff

We realize that a qualified staff is integral to the success of any summer program. All of our programs are led by certified GT teachers and experts in their field. They are carefully chosen to ensure each camper’s academic skill development, safety, and individual enjoyment. The entire staff here at ELC realizes that children are our highest priority. This is why careful planning and full preparation have been put into the programs.

Summer Camp Dates

2017 summer camp lasts 8 weeks from July03 to August 11, 2017, Students are grouped in small classes according to the grades entering in fall 2017. There are three 2-week sessions for grades 1-6 and two 3-week sessions for grades 7-8. No curriculum and materials will be repeated over the sessions. Students can choose one or multiple sessions to attend. In the past, the majority of our students chose multiple sessions because attending multiple sessions allowed them to enhance their learning skills dramatically.

We are looking forward to a wonderful eight weeks of summer camp, filled with learning and fun for the campers, as well as the staff.

Questions? Please contact us at elcEliteLearningCenter@gmail.com, or call 571-217-2357.

The ELC Summer Camp is the program of the Elite Learning Center, a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization.

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Last update: 3/10/2017











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