Summer 2021 Academic Boot Camps at Bishop Kelly

Summer 2021 Academic Boot Camps at Bishop Kelly

2021 Summer Academic Boot Camps at Bishop Kelly

Session 1 – June 14th – 17th (Monday – Thursday)

Academic Survival Skills, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: $100.00 This one week course will help students with basic academic skills needed for basic survival at Bishop Kelly. The content of the course will cover skills such as note taking, organization strategies and tools, reading and annotation, study skills and memorization techniques, and test taking strategies.
Artistic Creations - Painting, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Cost: $150.00 This Artistic Creations Camp will focus on two dimensional drawing and painting. Students will receive a wonderful introduction to several drawing and painting techniques. This camp will run from Monday through Thursday for three hours each day and will be taught by BK Art Faculty.
Coding and Robotics, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Cost: $150 This camp provides an introduction to the world of robotics, electrical engineering and computer programming! We’ll move students from basic programming and electronic circuit concepts to building the robot and exploring each sensor/actuator’s capabilities by programming with Lego EV kits and Vex IQ robots.
Math Foundations LaunchPad, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $100 This one week course will help students fill in mathematical gaps and misunderstandings to help them prepare for and be successful in Algebra 1. Critical skills like Expressions and Combining Like Terms, Expressions vs. Equations, Combining Like Terms in Equations, and Cross multiplying vs. Multiplying Fractions vs. Dividing Fractions will be covered. This course will be taught by BK Math Faculty.
Writing LaunchPad, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $100 This one week course will help students with basic writing principles and skills that will help them prepare to be successful writers at Bishop Kelly. The content of the course will cover the generally accepted writing structure of claim, evidence and commentary, which is used in all content areas at Bishop Kelly, and in AP classes. Students will work on generating, organizing and editing their writing. This course will be taught by BK English Faculty.

Session 2 – June 21st – 24th (Monday – Thursday)

Academic Survival Skills, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $100 This one week course will help students with basic academic skills needed for basic survival at Bishop Kelly. The content of the course will cover skills such as note taking, organization strategies and tools, reading and annotation, study skills and memorization techniques, and test taking strategies.
Artistic Creations - Ceramics, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Cost: $150.00 This Artistic Creations Camp will focus on 3D sculpting with clay. Students will receive a wonderful introduction to several sculpting techniques. This camp will run from Monday through Thursday for three hours each day and will be taught by BK Art Faculty.
Evangelization and Leadership, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Cost: $100 This camp will be for students who love their faith and want to continue to grow in it by taking what they learn academically and putting it into action with their peers and in the community around them. There will be daily prayer, short lessons, fun activities, and fellowship. Students will be able to take the skills they learn and apply them in their lives at school, on sports teams, and in the classroom. This course will be taught by BK Theology Faculty
Math Foundations LaunchPad, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $100 This one week course will help students fill in mathematical gaps and misunderstandings to help them prepare for and be successful in Algebra 1. Critical skills like Expressions and Combining Like Terms, Expressions vs. Equations, Combining Like Terms in Equations, and Cross multiplying vs. Multiplying Fractions vs. Dividing Fractions will be covered. This course will be taught by BK Math Faculty.
Writing LaunchPad, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $100 This one week course will help students with basic writing principles and skills that will help them prepare to be successful writers at Bishop Kelly. The content of the course will cover the generally accepted writing structure of claim, evidence and commentary, which is used in all content areas at Bishop Kelly, and in AP classes. Students will work on generating, organizing and editing their writing. This course will be taught by BK English Faculty.

Session 3 – June 28th – July 1st (Monday – Thursday)

Math Foundations LaunchPad, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $100 This one week course will help students fill in mathematical gaps and misunderstandings to help them prepare for and be successful in Algebra 1. Critical skills like Expressions and Combining Like Terms, Expressions vs. Equations, Combining Like Terms in Equations, and Cross multiplying vs. Multiplying Fractions vs. Dividing Fractions will be covered. This course will be taught by BK Math Faculty.

Session 4 – Early August

Catholic Theology Basics - August 3rd - 5th, 10:00 AM - Noon
Cost: $75 his will give students a foundation for theology class. It will help students be more comfortable with the material they are learning through exposing them to the vocabulary and practices they might encounter in class. In this camp students will learn how to navigate a Bible, Catholic vocabulary that they might hear, the basics of Christianity and the Catholic church, and more all while having some fun and building friendships. This course is taught by BK Theology Faculty
College Application Accelerator for BK Seniors - RESCHEDULED
BECAUSE WE WILL HAVE TWO NEW COUNSELORS JOINING OUR TEAM IN AUGUST, AND THE COUNSELING STAFF IS MOVING THEIR OFFICES, WE HAVE DECIDED TO POSTPONE THE APPLICATION ACCELERATOR UNTIL AFTER SCHOOL STARTS. SENIORS - STAY TUNED FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.