Brain Boosters Junior Academics
                  Grades 1-5 

Our Brain Boosters Enrichment Class is a three week program which will focus on improvement of skills in math, reading, and writing for elementary level students.  Using hands on activities and technology, they will strengthen their math concepts, enhance their reading comprehension, and sharpen their writing skills.  They will become active and curious learners while finding out that learning can be fun.  All classes are taught by experienced teachers.  These classes are designed to review previously learned skills and prepare students for the upcoming school year.  

July 8 – July 25 (Mondays – Thursdays) 

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

 (No classes on July 4)

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM.............................$800.00 for full session 

A non-refundable $75 registration fee is required at the time of registration.


Week 1: MATH FORENSICS

During this week students will use their math skills to solve the mysteries of who stole the cookies from the cookie jar.  Using calculations in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions (grade appropriate), time, measurements, word problems and other math skills used in their upcoming school year, the group will work on the clues to solve the mystery.

Week 2: READING DETECTIVE

                This week the students will choose a favorite book (age appropriate) to read and then using their detective skills will decipher the parts of the story (characters, setting, plot, conclusion). They will learn about the parts of a story (opening, middle, and ending) and what makes books interesting. They will also look into the details of their stories (comprehension) and chare their findings with the class (public speaking)

Week 3: “SPARK” WRITING

Student will use skills they have learned in the past weeks to “Spark” their imaginations to create and write their own unique adventure book.

 Grades 1 - 2: will write an illustrated story book.   

 Grades 3 – 5: will write a “choose your own adventure” storybook 


Additional Options:

Afternoon Camp: Please note space is limited - $265 per week

Monday through Thursday 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM - includes lunch and two afternoon activities


Friday Full Day of Camp
 - $100 per Friday

  Friday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM - includes activities, events, trips, transportation, admission fees and lunch

Before Care (7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)........$10.00 per day (must pre-register)

After Care   (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM)..........$5.00 per half hour 

Brain Boosters Director: Bethany Howell         

 


A Journey to Egypt   grades 3- 5

July 8 – July 18th ( Mondays – Thursdays) 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

$450 for the two weeks

A non-refundable $75 registration fee is required at the time of registration

A special two week course on Egypt

Mummies, pyramids, a teenage ruler’s unexplainable death, tomb robbers, and an alphabet of unusual symbols. Welcome to Ancient Egypt! A two-week, project-based class will explore this fascinating civilization through a series of hands-on activities. From mummifying apples to creating life-size mummy cases, the students will be introduced to many facets of this intriguing, ancient culture.   If you are curious about the mysteries of this ancient world, this is the course for you!  

 

The Wardlaw-Hartridge School
1295 Inman Ave,
Edison, NJ 08820
(908) 754-1882
The Wardlaw + Hartridge School is a top private and college prep school in Edison, New Jersey, which provides an independent, pioneering educational experience at the early childhood, kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high school levels.
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