Slow the summer slide with TCS Academic Camps!
Did you know that on average students lose 4-8 weeks of learning over the summer? Touching on important school skills over the summer sets kids up for a more successful fall by keeping academic skills active.
TCS academic camps are taught by specialists from The Children’s School’s Learning Strategies and Academic Support Services (LSASS) program, and offer all Atlanta students a full-day academic camp focused on engaging and fun ways to keep current with reading, writing, spelling, math and executive function skills that acknowledges that it’s summer, and kids should be having fun.
Who should attend a TCS Academic Camp?
All Atlanta students who:
- Need to solidify recently acquired skills
- Work harder to master academic skills
- Benefit from additional support in the classroom
- Benefit from staying in a school routine
Academic Camp Experiences
Rock Star Reading & Writing Camp
Grade-levels: Rising Kindergarten-Rising Grade 2
Dates: June 20-30, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (two week camp) (No camp on Mon., June 19 in honor of Juneteenth)
Description: Rock star readers and writers will use phonics, spelling, sight words and more to solve reading and writing mysteries during this mystery-themed, engaging literacy camp taught by TCS Literacy Specialist Roshonda Kimbrough.
Roshonda Kimbrough is the TCS Literacy Specialist for kindergarten-grade 2 and has been an educator for 23 years. She has a bachelor of science in English, a master’s in special education, a doctor of education (EdD) in special education, and is a trained literacy specialist with experience working with a range of learning profiles.
Cost: $1,110 (total for the two week session)
Level Up Math Camp
Grade-levels: Rising Grades 2-4
Date: June 12-16, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Description: Through a series of thought-provoking exercises, this engineering-based summer camp is designed to take every student to the next level in their math journey.
Meaghan Garrett is the Math Specialist for grades K-8. She relocated from Addison, Texas where she worked at Greenhill School as an Advanced Algebra I and Advanced Geometry teacher in the upper school. Her passion is creating targeted opportunities that make math come alive in the classroom.
Momentum Math Camp
Grade-levels: Rising Grades 4-6
Dates: July 17-21, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Description: Start off the new school year energized and prepared! In this camp, students will get a head start on the school year by previewing much needed math concepts in a fun and collaborative way. Build the skills you’ll need to excel in math class in the fall with this engaging camp taught by TCS Math Specialist Meaghan Garrett.
Meaghan Garrett is the Math Specialist for kindergarten-grade 8 at TCS. She relocated last year from Addison, TX where she worked at Greenhill School as an Advanced Algebra I and Advanced Geometry teacher in the upper school. Her passion is creating targeted opportunities that make math come alive in the classroom.
P.O.P. (Plan, Organize, Prioritize) Goals Camp
Grade-levels: Rising grades 4-6
Dates: July 10-14, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Through play and hands-on activities, learn organizational, planning and time management tips from TCS Executive Function Coach Cristian Eden to help prepare you to excel in the fall.
Cristian Eden has 22 years of education experience, including three years as a fourth grade teacher at TCS and teaching third grade at Pace Academy and St. Martin’s Episcopal School. He’s served in various capacities of school life, including co-chair of the Lower School Character Development Committee, grade-level lead teacher, parent council teacher liaison, and co-chair of the Elementary Language Arts Committee.
Camp Type and Fees
Jan. 19 – Jan. 20
Jan. 21 – March 12
March 13 – June 11
June 12 or Later
|Rock Star Reading & Writing Camp
(rising grades K-2)
Two week session
|Level Up Math Camp
Enrichment Math Camp
(rising grades 2-4)
|Momentum Math Camp
Skill-building Math Camp
(rising grades 4-6)
|P.O.P. Goals Camp
Executive Function Camp
(rising grades 4-6 )