Two Exciting Programs
Leadership Training & Self-Discovery
FOR GRADES 7 AND 8
2019 Summer Programs: July 2nd to July 26th
Flexible Weekly Program Offerings
Designed for Your Family’s Summer Schedule
There are 1, 2, 3, and 4-week programs Enroll for a full day or half day each week.
Full day: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Mornings only: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
The program dates are as follows:
July 2-5 (4 day week) July 8-12, July 15-19, and July 22-26.
There are 2 program options:
Challenge Yourself program
Discovery Leadership Training program
Combination of: Challenge Yourself and Leadership Programs
WillowWood’s Speciality: individualized instruction, student-centered programming.
Discovery Program: Leadership in Training (LIT)
Leadership in Training (LIT) afternoons can be added to any of the grades 7-8 half day programs. Students will be placed in leadership positions working with young campers in grades 1-6.
Students will develop advocacy skills, problem solving and conflict management skills, as well as gain experience working with children.
As "Discovery Leaders", they will aid the teacher of the Discovery programs in delivering academic and fun programs to children grades 1-6. They will learn about different leadership styles and strategies that can be applied to a variety of situations will be explored.
Challenge Yourself Programs
Both the language and math programs will include instruction in learning strategies, critical thinking, study skills, communication and self-advocacy. Students may sign up for
Full Day: Language and Math
Half Day Morning: either Language or Math.
This program will incorporate a variety of English skills including the writing, reading and communication skills so necessary for the success of Middle and High School students. Teaching will be individualized and reflect grade-appropriate Ministry of Education expectations. Skill areas addressed each week will include:
Writing: various forms • grammar • proofreading • editing and the writing process
Reading: fluency • interpretation • comprehension • vocabulary • exposure to a variety of forms • personal reflection
Study Skills: test-taking strategies • summarizing • outlining • organization skills • note-taking • highlighting • question analysis • library use • following directions
This program will incorporate a variety of math skills in line with the Ontario Curriculum, and help students prepare for the following school year.
Skills addressed each week will include: Geometry and Spatial Sense • Measurement • Patterning and Algebra • Data Management and Probability
NOTE: Grade 8 students will also be introduced to a variety of the grade 9 level Math skills.
The Discovery Program also includes the following:
Students will be introduced to a variety of computer and iPad software and applications and Google Chromebooks, all of which are designed to assist with schoolwork - focusing on planning and organization.
Students will be exposed to healthy working out, directed and supervised by an instructor with a background in fitness and kinesiology. Students will be introduced to exercises that work particular muscle groups and will practice those exercises as part of an overall exercise plan. Students must sign a waiver before entering this program in order to gain access to the WillowWood Fitness Room.
Swimming Fitness & Fun
Full-day Discovery students will have recreational swim with WillowWood/Camp Discovery, just down the road at Shendy’s Swim School (25 Scarsdale Road). Fun, safety and fitness for all ages and levels, in a 22 meter salt-water pool. This will be 4 times per week.
Students may participate in field Trips, yoga, rock-climbing, nature walks and music.
Contact Melissa Grant for more information, or to enrol.
“I feel smarter. I’m a brighter kid. I feel invincible.
I can do anything I can put my mind to.”
Samantha, Grade 7