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Summer School in Bryan ISD - 2017

 

DISTRICT SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Bryan ISD is offering students rich and diverse academic and enrichment opportunities this summer.   Please see a listing and description of the programs below:

K-5 Elementary Summer School
May 31-June 21

Struggling readers in Grades Kindergarten through 4th and students who do not pass the second administration of the 5th Grade Math and Reading STAAR will be invited to participate in the K-5 program, which offers a focus on building literacy in both Language Arts and Math.  For more information, contact your child’s campus.

Grade 6-8 Middle School Summer School
May 31-June 21

Struggling readers in Grades 7th and 8th and students who do not pass the second administration of the 8th Grade Math and Reading STAAR will be invited to participate in the 6-8 program, which offers a focus on building literacy in both Language Arts and Math.  For more information, contact your child’s campus or counselor.

High School Summer School for Advancement
May 31-June 22

Students who wish to get ahead in high school credits may take self-paced courses primarily taught through Edgenuity.  Student coursework is supported and facilitated by teachers.  For more information, contact your child’s counselor or visit the school’s website.

High School Summer School for Credit Recovery
May 31-June 22

Students who wish to re-take a high school class for credit may take self-paced courses primarily taught through Edgenuity.  Student coursework is supported and facilitated by teachers.  For more information, contact your child’s counselor or visit the school’s website.

High School Summer School for End of Course Test Acceleration
May 31-June 22

Students who need help preparing for their End of Course assessment may take an EOC Acceleration course free of charge.  This course is designed to develop the specific skills students need to meet expectation on the state assessment.  For more information, contact your child’s counselor or visit the school’s website.

Bilingual Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Enrichment Program
May 31-June 27

English Language Learners are invited to receive specialized instruction designed to help them be successful in Kindergarten and First Grade.  Instruction will focus on language and skill development.  For more information, contact Desiree Caperton at (979) 209-1045.

K-8 Migrant Enrichment Program
May 31-June 27

The purpose of the Migrant Education Program is to design and support programs that help migrant students overcome the challenges of mobility, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, and other difficulties associated with a migratory lifestyle.  This summer program is intended to provide support in developing student understanding of Mathematics.  For more information, contact Desiree Caperton at (979) 209-1045.

Special Education Extended School Year
June 5-22 and July 17-27

Students with disabilities are afforded individualized instructional programs designed to aid in the acquisition and retention of critical skills.  For more information, contact LeAnne Towns at (979) 209-2795.

OUTSIDE-THE-DISTRICT SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS

Each Summer, many outside organizations offer enrichment opportunities in the form of camps and workshops. The following is a list of available external enrichment opportunities for Summer 2017.

ENGAGE, Texas A&M University College of Engineering
June 4-9

The ENGAGE Summer Camp is a six-day residential summer camp designed for 11th grade students from underrepresented groups who are strong in science, technology and mathematics. The camp gives students hands-on, memorable experiences while inspiring them to consider a career in engineering.

During the camp, students stay on campus in residence halls, engage in discussions with student and faculty panels, visit engineering laboratories and research centers and work on engineering projects. Current engineering students serve as camp counselors and are with camp participants throughout the entirety of the summer camp.

Cost $350, A limited number of partial scholarships are available for students who qualify.

For more information:  https://engineering.tamu.edu/easa/camps/engage-summer-camp

Camp ExpLORE, Texas A&M University Education and Human Development
June 11-14

The ExpLORE summer camp is designed for rising high school seniors interested in a career in the classroom. The four-day camp introduces students to teacher education programs, leadership opportunities, career opportunities and courses of study to enrich their knowledge of the teaching profession. As part of the ExpLORE summer camp experience, students will be housed overnight in residence halls on the Texas A&M University campus and participate in activities that allow them to experience first hand teaching as a career, including activities with various departments, team building activities and college planning workshops.

Any rising high school senior who has completed his or her junior year and is ranked in the Top 25 percent of his or her class is eligible to apply to ExpLORE. If your school does not have a ranking available at the time of application, you must include a letter from your counselor indicating your ranking. The application process is competitive; students will be notified directly if they are selected to attend.

Cost:  $150

For more information:  http://education.tamu.edu/explore

Camp SOAR, Texas A&M University College of Engineering
July 9 - 14

Camp SOAR is a six day summer camp designed to expose upcoming high school juniors and seniors with an interest in Aerospace Engineering to the research and facilities at Texas A&M University’s Department of Aerospace Engineering (AERO). During the week at Texas A&M, students will be able to explore the field through design projects and departmental tours. They will have the opportunity to interact with current students as well as world renowned faculty.

Students will get to visit many of our facilities including but not limited to the Vehicle Systems and Control Laboratory, Land Air and Space Robotics Lab, the Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel and many more. They will be given the choice of pursuing an airplanes, rockets, helicopters or air ships track and then will participate in a fly off event at the conclusion of the week. Throughout the week, campers will be exposed to the engineering design process and the importance of teamwork.

Participants will stay on campus in modern residence halls and will have use of the university’s recreational facilities, the university library and the university’s computer facilities.

Cost: $600

For more information:  https://engineering.tamu.edu/aerospace/future-students/undergraduate/camp-soar

Camp BUILD, Texas A&M University College of Engineering
July 23-28 or July 30-August 4

Camp BUILD is a one-week high school summer camp for juniors and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to explore Civil Engineering as a major at Texas A&M University and experience the Aggie culture! Camp activities include design projects, departmental lab tours, and evening recreational opportunities. Please check the Camp BUILD website for application information.   

Cost: $400

For more information:  http://engineering.tamu.edu/civil/academics/build

The Aggie STEM Summer Camp 2017, Texas A&M University Colleges of Education and Engineering
Various dates

The Aggie STEM Summer Camps (ASSC) give students real world experiences in STEM education through inquiry learning and provide a world-class university experience with Texas A&M University professors in STEM fields.

Students will attend a variety of non-credit STEM classes: Construction Engineering, Circuit Design, Media Marketing, Chemistry of Cosmetics, Computer Science, Application Design, ACT/SAT Principles, Physics Show and/or Chemistry Show, and a variety of social activities and local field trips. To be eligible, students must be entering 7th – 12th grade in Fall 2017.

Cost: TBD

For more information:  http://aggiestem.tamu.edu/summercamp/

Youth Adventure Program, Texas A&M University
Various dates

The Youth Adventure Program (YAP) is a series of one week courses designed to encourage career exploration in fields of interest to gifted and talented students. The camp is open to any student age 12 and older entering 7th through 12th grade in the fall of 2017. YAP applicants are typically students who are highly motivated to learn, think, and solve problems, and they typically have a strong interest in going to a college, university, and/or professional school. Each YAP participant selects one area of interest and studies only that area for an entire YAP session, getting in-depth insights into the experiences of professionals in that particular field. Applicants are admitted on a first come basis.

Cost: $1050 or $1200 depending upon program

For more information:  http://youthadventureprogram.com/