Wednesday, April 23, 2014

HELIX summer Science and Mathematics enrichment at YORK U

If you are interested in Science and Math - you may want to investigate the:
Helix Summer Science Institute at York University this summer
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Deadline for applications is April 30th and it is an online application

There are 4 weeks available :

July 7 - 11
July 14 - 18
July 21 - 25 and
July 28 - Aug 1st

Courses for Grades 9/10 and 11/12 are available

Pamphlets are also available from Ms. Patterson

The cost of each weeklong course at Helix is $350 for domestic students (Canadian citizens and permanent residents).  Tuition covers the cost of course materials, supervision, field trips.  The cost for residence each week is $675, which includes accommodation from Sunday (move-in) to Saturday (move-out),  daily breakfast and dinner, evening and overnight supervision, and weekly field trips. More details regarding residence can be found online.

See Ms. P if you are interested.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Queens Summer Enrichment Program

*Please circulate, with thanks.


For bright students in grades 7 through 11 who are looking for a unique way to spend the summer, the Enrichment Studies Unit (ESU) at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario is pleased to offer the following programs (PDF flyer also attached):

SEEQ – Summer Enrichment Experience at Queen’s 
August 10 to 15, or August 17 to 22, 2014 (6 days)
$775.00 CDN
Spend a week examining an academic topic of your interest, while living as a summer student at Queen’s University. There are six different courses to choose from: Engineering, Creative Writing, The Social Self, Medicine, Pathology and Robotics. Includes premium university dorm accommodation, all meals, course tuition and supplies, and lots of fun extra-curricular activities.  If you want to attend for both weeks, there is also an excursion option available for the weekend between. Note: some courses are already getting full. Register soon!

iSEEQ – International Summer Enrichment Experience at Queen’s
August 9 to 23, 2014 (15 days)
$2950.00 CDN
Designed especially for students travelling from afar, this includes both weeks of SEEQ (as above), the weekend bridging option, accommodation, meals and activities, as well as airport pick-up and additional special events and activities.

Summer Sports Academy – NEW!
July 27 to August 1, 2014 (6 days)
$925.00 CDN
A new partnership between ESU and Queen’s Athletics and Recreation: Students spend half each day learning about sports related courses, like kinesiology, medicine, and sport psychology, then spend half each day developing sports skills in the gyms and on the fields. Fee includes all tuition, coaching, meals, accommodation, and evening activities too. This new course is sure to be popular, so register soon.

*Options are also available at a reduced cost for local day students who do not require meals, accommodation or evening activities.
*Program registration is open until courses fill, so please register soon to avoid missing out on the course you want

Enrichment Studies Unit
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada