Summer Services:

Summer 1-on-1 Tutoring: Please call for weekly availability.

Learning Labs: 8 hours per week. Designed to focus intensively on one skill per week. Come for one or more weeks and choose your focus. Areas of focus include: Reading, Writing, Math, College Essay Writing, Test Taking Strategies, Study Skills, SAT/ACT, Executive Function Skills, etc.

 

Summer Foundation Program

20 hours per week offered on a weekly basis.

This program is a 1-on-1 intensive short term program designed to fill in foundation skill holes, pre-teach concepts needed for the following school year, and to develop solid skills and strategies for a lifetime of learning success. Our goal is to get each student to where they need to be as soon as possible.

The summer is the perfect time to fill in foundation skill holes and apply those skills to new situations. All of our teachers have experience with filling in skill holes and preteaching new skills and strategies aling with content for the next school year. The curriculum is completely customized and individualized by the teacher and our director of curriculum and instruction. This curriculum will coincide with the goals that parents, teachers, and students all have discusses and agreed upon.

 

Summer SAT/ACT Prep

  • Small groups: 4-6 students
  • 2:00pm – 5:00 pm Monday – Thursday
  • Session 1: June 20th – July 15th
  • Session 2: July 18th – August 12th

 

Summer Classes at Wise Learning Center:

  • All Classes Meet Monday – Thursday 1:00 to 4:00 each week unless otherwise notated
  • There will be two separate classes for each topic: a class for 5 to 8 year olds and a class for 9 to 12 year olds

Photography (2 week class) June 20th – June 30th:  Students will learn the art of photography with a culminating project consisting of a portfolio project containing photography; either in hard copy or through a slide show. Students will learn how taking photographs of everyday things can create interesting photography. Students will explore topics of identifying mood within their photos, how  to take photos with different depth perceptions and light sources, and how editing photos can change their effects.

Magic (1 week class) July 5th – July 8th (Tuesday through Friday due to the July 4th holiday):  Students will learn new ways to amaze others with their magic skills! Students will learn the history of magic as well as learn about some famous magicians; all while learning the trips and tricks needed to become magicians themselves. Students will use everyday household items in their magic tricks to ensure they can practice and demonstrate their tricks even after the class has ended.

Acting (2 week class) July 11th – July 21st:  Students will learn the art of acting while being able to freely express themselves. Focus will include learning about movement, voice, and staging. Students will first learn the skills needed to be an actor/actress and will then use those skills to ultimately put on a performance at the end of the two week class. Students will also take place in designing a set and creating props necessary for the performance.

Lego Club (2 week class) July 25th – August 4th:  Our students will get their engineering minds working as they devise solutions to various scenarios. Students will be encouraged to use creativity to think outside the box and develop original solutions to given problems using legos. Students will also engage in lego challenges that may include building with only a certain number of bricks or having to incorporate a specific design element into their creation.

Outdoor Adventures (1 week class) August 8th – August 11th:  Students will explore nature and the world around us. Students will learn about outdoor survival techniques including how to build a shelter, how to tie various knots, and understand different animal tracks in addition to other outdoor education topics. In addition to outdoor adventures, students will learn the importance of teamwork.

 

Summer Teen L.I.F.E Skills Camp

L (earning) I (Important) F (Functions) E (Everyday)

  • 9:00am – 1:00pm Monday – Thursday
  • Session 1: June 20th – July 15th
  • Session 2 (July 18th – August 12th
  • Classes consist of small groups of 4 to 6 students

Social Skills/Team Building: Our classes are designed to increase self-esteem and self-regulation through interactions with others. We will teach students new conflict resolution strategies that will be applied through various techniques including modeling and acting out. Team building activities are designed to increase positive peer interactions while practicing and developing new strategies for successful social interactions.

Function and Everyday Life Math Skills: Students will work on setting priorities, money management, and planning. Students will learn and practice the skills needed to make future purchases while developing their understanding of finances and how it fits into everyday life. Students will practice creating a budget and understanding money through activities such as planning a vacation or making purchases related to personal enjoyment.

Secondary Life Skills: The priority of this class will be to increase independence of secondary life skills for the future. Topics will include exploring hobbies and areas of interest for future employment, learning cooking skills while relating it to healthy choices, and time management. Students will explore various educational paths and/or job opportunities related to individual interests. Students will learn how to cook basic meals while understanding the importance of making healthy choices. Students will engage in activities that promote the importance of time management while learning new strategies to keep them on track.

 

Wise Academic Summer Camp

  • 9:00am – 1:00pm Monday – Thursday
  • Session 1: June 20th – July 15th (4 weeks)
  • Session 2: July 18th – August 12th (4 weeks)

We are currently offering a great summer “Academic Camp” program for students k-12th grade. This program will teach students a variety of new skills and strategies, fill in foundation skill holes, address content areas across the curriculum, preteach concepts for the following school year and more. The small class size is perfect for social interaction, while still enabling each student to receive the attention needed to progress quickly and reach their academic goals.

  • Student will be grouped into classes of 3-6 students by age, ability, and interests.
  • The curriculum is custom designed for each student.
  • Activities are “hands on” and fun for all ages!
  • We include a variety of academics, enrichment, social skills, and sports.

– Please call to inquire about specifics pertaining to your child.