Rising Kindergarten - Rising Sixth Grades

Academic Camps

Slow the summer slide with TCS Academic Camps! Keep your developing reading, spelling, writing and math skills fresh with hands-on, engaging camps taught by TCS Learning Strategies and Academic Support Services (LSASS) specialists that acknowledges that it’s summer and you should be having fun!

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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, and offer all Atlanta students a full-day academic camp focused on engaging and fun ways to keep current with reading, writing, spelling and math skills while acknowledging 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

Code Breakers: Explore, Decode, Read!

Grade-levels: Rising Kindergarten-Rising Grade 2
Dates: June 10-21, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (two week camp) (No camp on Wed., June 19 in honor of Juneteenth)

Description: Step into the world of mystery and adventure at our captivating summer camp crafted for rising K – grade 2 students! Through an engaging mystery format, children will embark on thrilling quests to unravel letters, decode words, and unlock the secrets of reading. With interactive storytelling, games, and creative challenges, this immersive experience ignites a love for learning while nurturing foundational reading skills in a fun and playful environment. 

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: $999 (total for the two week session)

Registration Opens January 18, 2024!

Pages of Possibility: A Literacy Expedition

Grade-levels: Rising Grades 5-7
Dates: June 10-14, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. OR June 17-21, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (No camp on Wed., June 19 in honor of Juneteenth)

Description: Campers 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 Grier Kellet. 

Grier Kellet is the TCS Literacy Specialist for grades 6-8 and has been an educator for 24 years. She has a bachelor of science in English, a master’s in English, and is a trained literacy specialist with experience working with a range of learning profiles.  

Cost:
June 10-14 – $555
June 17 – 21 – $444 (No camp on Wed., June 19 in honor of Juneteenth)

Registration Opens January 18, 2024!

STEAMy Math: The Odd Squad

Grade-levels: Rising Grades 3-4
Date: July 15-19, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Description: Become a TCS Odd Squad agent! After successfully rescaling and 3D printing their “Odd Squad” badge, agents will use science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) skills to investigate strange occurrences on the TCS campus and at Piedmont Park. To solve “Odd Squad” cases, agents will decode number stories, deepen their knowledge of geometric solids, draw on their math facts, and apply their knowledge of time and money. Agents will learn not only how to solve problems, but also how to effectively work together and to persist when challenged.

Kelly Lyn Kelly Lyn is the school’s STEAM specialist. She’s worked at TCS for 8 years, has her doctorate in information science, and has been an educator for more than 20 years. She was in college before she learned that math could be fun, so she wants to make sure her students learn that right away!

Cost: $555 

Registration Opens January 18, 2024!

 

Camp Type and Fees

Summer 2023
Camp Type
Blowout
Jan. 18 – Jan. 19
Early Bird
Jan. 20 – March 10
Regular
March 11 – June 9
Late/Onsite
June 10 or Later
Code Breakers Camp
Literacy Camp
(rising grades K-2)
Two week session
$999 $999 $999 $999
Pages of Possibility
Literacy Camp
(rising grades 5-7)
$555 (June 10-14)
$444 (June 17-21)
$555 (June 10-14)
$444 (June 17-21)
$555 (June 10-14)
$444 (June 17-21)
$555 (June 10-14)
$444 (June 17-21)
STEAMy Math Camp
STEAM-focused Math Camp
(rising grades 3-4)
$555 $555 $555 $555
Before Care
(Per Week)
$25 $25 $25 $25
After Care
(Per Week)
$70 $80 $90 $100