Holiday Camps

2018  SEPTEMBER HOLIDAY CAMP (4-7 SEP)

It’s time to plan for an enriching experience for your child this September school holiday! We would like to present to you a variety of holiday programmes that will excite our high- ability learners, including our signature camp – the academically challenging GEP Exposure Camp. As the GEP 2nd selection round is just round the corner, don’t miss this chance to equip your child with maximum exposure.

Coding is a skill that will be necessary for everyone in the future, and coding can be fun! Your child has no experience at all? No problem. Let’s start with Scratch Level 1 camp and have fun coding with blocks! Your kid already has some Scratch experience? Even better! Our Scratch Level 2 camp will help to convert your kid’s skills into an actual video game.

Robotics is always intriguing, and it is the laurel of modern technology and future solution of many human social problems. Do you want your kid to explore robotics design and development without using LEGO so that their designs can be used in real life?  Your First Arduino Robot camp or Robot Makers with Graphic Arduino camp will be your choice.

As the year-end examination draws near, our series of English camp will boost your child’s performance in the Oral and Composition papers. The Oral English Exam Prep Camp, as well as our Creative Writing Camp, will polish the speaking and writing skills of our students respectively.

Gifted Camps

 

GEP Exposure English/Math & GA Camp (P3 in 2018)

Learning Objectives:

Prepares children for optimal performance in the 2018 P3 GEP 2nd round of selection. The camp will expose students to complex Math and English components to develop their critical thinking skills in non-routine & GA questions.

Oral English Camp - Junior (P1 and P2)

Learning Objectives:

Prepares students for picture discussion and reading components based on PSLE English Oral examination format. Students will learn techniques to improve fluency and articulation of their reading and delivery of ideas.

Oral English Camp - Senior (P4 and P5)

Learning Objectives:

Prepares students for stimulus-based conversations and oral reading based on PSLE English Oral examination format. Students will learn powerful techniques to develop effective opinions and deliver accurate responses to the examiner.

Junior Creative Writing Camp (P1 and P2)

Learning Objectives:

Equip lower-primary students with planning and descriptive-writing strategies for school writing examinations and essay competitions. Students learn to craft interesting story plots and replace mundane vocabulary with creative and descriptive phrases.

Senior Creative Writing Camp (P4 and P5)

Learning Objectives:

Prepares students for essay competitions such as the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay competition and PSLE composition examination. Students will learn how to develop their own unique yet realistic storylines and use advanced writing techniques to craft out descriptive essays.

P4 Keywords Science Camp

Learning Objectives:

This programme is designed to help students build up process and analytical skills in tackling lower block Sciences effectively. Ace Science Camp is designed for students to solve varied question types by integrating relevant scientific concepts. With a strong focus on gradually challenging free response questions types, they will master key techniques to answer these questions with greater accuracy.

P5 Keywords Science Camp

Learning Objectives:

This programme helps students to build up process and analytical skills. Ace Science Camp is designed for students to tackle varied question types effectively by integrating relevant scientific concepts. With a strong focus on gradually challenging free response questions types like experiment-based and application questions, they will master key techniques to answer these questions with greater accuracy.

S-STEM Camps by R2D2 Lab

 

Scratch Level 1 (P1-P2)

Learning Objectives:

This camp serves as an entry course for students without any programming exposure. In this camp, students will understand the fundamental ideas about computers and programming, and develop some basic problem-solving and project design skills.

Prerequisite: None

Scratch Level 2 (P2-4)

Learning Objectives:

If kids want to play video games, why not ask them to design their own?  With Scratch fundamental knowledge learned, your kids would be able to combine game design theory and techniques with more advanced Scratch programming elements to recreate games for themselves and their peers.  They will learn the fundamentals of digital game design process such as main concept definition, context and environment, rules, play mechanics, etc. On this learning journey, their design thinking, critical thinking, analytical thinking & creative thinking will be developed and sharpened.

Prerequisite: Scratch Level 1 or equivalent

Your First Arduino Robot (P3-P4)

Learning Objectives:

In this camp, it is very likely that, for the first time, students will build a robot of their own without using LEGO. Instead, they will use Arduino, an open-source platform widely used by students from primary school all the way to universities for programming projects.

In this camp, students will learn Arduino fundamentals using a graphic programming interface to avoid confusing and complex text-based programming. This is a fantastic first step into robot building and programming onboard this popular platform. In this camp, students will understand fundamental ideas about embedded systems, learn the necessary components in robots such as sensing, control and action, and build automatic systems and robots with the graphic Arduino programming.

Prerequisite: None

Robot Makers with Graphic Arduino (P3-P5)

Learning Objectives:

Fire! Fire! An alarm is set off and a fire engine quickly rolls out and rushes for the fire scene. Fire spot found! Fire extinguisher activated! Yeah! Fire is put out! Imagine how excited your kids will be if the entire system is designed and built by themselves!

Robots are all about sensors for information gathering from the environments, control unit as brain for information processing and decision making, and action mechanisms to execute the decisions from the brain. Let’s build fire-fighting robots using Arduino and put out some fires!

Prerequisite: Graphic Arduino fundamentals

Registration

Registration is now open. Book early to get your preferred slots, and enjoy our early bird discount if you register before 19 August 2018!

Enrich your child’s holiday this September with our GATE holiday camps!

Please contact us at 6467 1369 / 6438 0062 / 6734 9205 / 6339 5753 for more information.