Summer Programs, On-line Learning & Con’t Ed

Richmond School District Summer Learning:

Summer Learning 2018 ~ Richmond School District (Continuing Education)

Online registration will begin in the month of May:   www.RichmondCE.ca  (Some courses may be changed or added, please check website for current course listings)

Academic Full Credit  (Grades 10-12, credit)

This intensive academic program is for school-age students taking a course for the first time, to improve a mark, or satisfy post-secondary prerequisites. These are rigorous full credit courses.  Student attendance is recorded and report cards are issued.

  • Starts – Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • Ends – Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Block One – 8:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Block Two – 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • 23 sessions per course

Courses listed below will be offered.  The viability of these courses is subject to sufficient enrollments and other conditions.

  • Biology 11, 12
  • Chemistry 11,12
  • English 10, 11, 12*
  • Foundations of Math & Pre-Calculus 10
  • Mandarin 12
  • Physics 11, 12
  • Pre-Calculus 11
  • Pre-Calculus 12
  • Science 10
  • Social Studies 10
  • Social Studies 11

* English 12 August provincial exam is on Thursday, August 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am

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Academic Completion  (Grades 8-11, credit) – Previously known as Academic Remedial.

This program is for school-age secondary students who are incomplete, or with a 35%-49% final school-based mark, or have the home school principal’s recommendation.  Students who obtain 50% – 55% are also welcome to take this program as an extra review. The maximum mark that a student can achieve is C-.  Students’ attendance is recorded and report cards are issued.

NOTE: Due to enrollment trends over the past few years, there may be multi-grade course offerings.

  • Start – Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • End –  Tuesday, July 31, 2018
  • Block One – 8:45 – 10:45 am
  • Block Two – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • 20 sessions per course

Courses listed below will be offered. The viability of these courses is subject to sufficient enrollments and other conditions.

  • English 8, 9, 10, 11
  • Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10
  • Mathematics 8, 9
  • Pre-Calculus 11
  • Science 8, 9, 10
  • Social Studies 9, 10, 11

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Summer Camps   Elementary & Secondary (Ages 6-9, 9-12, 12-16, non-credit, fee paying)  Summer Camps need to engage students in a variety of dynamic and interactive learning opportunities beyond the scope typical in most schools: e.g. art, badminton, baking, cooking, STEM/STEAM.  There are fees for summer camps.

  • Start – Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • End – Tuesday, July 31, 2018
  • 20 sessions per camp
Block Elementary Camps (Ages 6-9 & 9-12) Secondary Camps (Ages 12-16)
Block One 8:25 am – 10:25 am 8:10 am – 10:10 am
Block Two 10:50 am – 12:50 pm 10:40 am – 12:40 pm
Block Three 1:15pm — 3:15 pm 1:10 pm– 3:10 pm

 

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Enrichment Program  (Grades 1-12, non-credit)  These non-credit BC Ministry of Education courses will include core concepts and competencies along with Aboriginal perspectives and knowledge. Courses offered: English, ELL, French, Math, Science, Dance/Drama, Jazz Band, etc. Students will review or get ready for the new school year in September through intensive, professionally delivered courses.

  • Starts – Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • Ends – Tuesday, July 31, 2018
  • 20 sessions per course

 

Block Elementary, Grades 1-7

English Language Arts, ELL (Beginners ELL 1 & 2), French & math, drama/dance, science

Secondary, Grades 8-12

English Language Arts, ELL (Beginners ELL 1 & 2 and ELL 3 &4), math & science, social studies, drama/dance

Block One 8:25 am – 10:25 am 8:10 am – 10:10 am
Block Two 10:50 am – 12:50 pm 10:40 am – 12:40 pm
Block Three 1:15pm – 3:15 pm 1:10 pm- 3:10 pm

 

Contact:  604.668.6123    Email: RCE@sd38.bc.ca 

Richmond School District Continuing Education:

Richmond Virtual School:

2016-2017 Fall Registration is open NOW:  http://rvs.sd38.bc.ca/
Summer registration will start mid-April.
New this year are the following courses open to the district:
-Studio Art 12 AP 2-D – McMath
-Economics 12 – MacNeill
-Foods and Nutrition 10-12 – MacNeill
-Law 12 – MacNeill
-Calculus 12 and Pre-Calculus Math 12 at Palmer (these two are semester courses)
Questions Contact: Gary Chan | Head Teacher 604-668-6089

RICHMOND VIRTUAL SCHOOL UPDATE – RVS has opened a new section of Planning 10E Tue +Thurs 9-11am.  Unfortunately, a number of courses were cancelled due to low enrollment this summer.
FRI. JUNE 24TH – Course registration deadline for courses below:
Chemistry 11
English 11, 12
French 11, 12
Foundations & Pre-Calculus Math 10
Foundations of Math 11 (only one in the district)
Mandarin 11, 12
PE 10, 11/12
Physics 11
Planning 10
Pre-Calculus 11, 12
Science 10
Social Studies 11
*All summer meetings are twice a week at Palmer Secondary.
Register at: RichmondVirtualSchool.ca

Other On-Line Resources:

 Summer Opportunities:

SFU Summer Camps & Youth Programs – Volunteer Opportunities – To learn more about the volunteer opportunities at the youth camps at SFU see: http://www.sfu.ca/camps.html. Students must be at least 14 years by July 1st, able to commit to a minimum of 2 weeks, attend training and orientation, and upon acceptance get a Criminal Record Check done. Applications available from: http://goo.gl/forms/8FJqhHF32F Students are also to email a resume to: admin_camps@sfu.ca with the subject line 2016 Volunteer Application-Your name. For further information contact Michelle Jung at 778 782-4307.

Summer Boot Digital Camp – Tomorrow’s Master of Digital Media Program (TMDM). The Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver (Collaboration of SFU, UBC, Emily Carr and BCIT) is offering a digital media summer camp for high school students Grades 9-12 this August. There will be an info session on April 27, 2017 from 6-8 PM at the Centre for Digital Media, 685 Great Northern Way, Vancouver. The TMDM program is a 2-week intensive summer boot camp running from July 10-21, created and taught by the Master of Digital Media Program faculty with support from the Lower Mainland’s digital media industry. Launched in 2008, TMDM’s mission is to give teens an opportunity to explore both educational and career opportunities in Vancouver’s vibrant digital media industry. For more information see: thecdm.ca/program/tmdm.

Dec 1 – Queen’s University Enrichment Studies Application OpensThe Enrichment Studies Unit (ESU) provides grade 6 to 12 students with challenging academic enrichment opportunities and a university-life experience on the campus of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Spring and summer programs encourage students to explore their interests and passions in a university environment.  Enrichment Mini-Course (EMC) for Grades 9-12   Summer Enrichment Experience at Queen’s (SEEQ) for Grades 8-12  Queen’s Excellence in Skills Training (QuEST) Leadership Program for Grades 7-10  For details, check  http://esu.queensu.ca/programs/

FEB 7 to March 7/19 – McGill University Summer Academy Registration opensA new program for high school students currently in Grades 10 and 11 has been launched by McGill from July 9 to 22. Unfolding over two weeks of classes, workshops, activities, and trips, this experience will introduce students to university life and is sure to make your summer memorable! Please find out more on http://www.mcgill.ca/summeracademy/  For further details, email at summer.academy@mcgill.ca

FEB 15/17  Explore Five-Week French-Language Bursary ProgramMost expenses are covered for this five-week intensive French language-immersion program (select to attend the spring or summer program). Participants in Explore receive a $2,200 bursary (taxable income) that covers tuition fees for the programs, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops, and other mandatory activities. Meet new people and discover another region of Canada while learning French! For details and to apply online visit:  http://www.myexplore.ca/en/

March 23/18 Deadline to Apply to Ivey Summer Leadership Program – Running AUG 7-16, 2018Ivey Summer Leadership Program. This is an intensive nine-day residential summer enrichment program for students going into grades 10, 11 and 12 from diverse backgrounds. Students will get a taste of Western’s Ivey’s undergraduate business program and sample Ivey curriculum highlights in marketing, accounting, operations and entrepreneurship.  https://www.ivey.uwo.ca/summerleadership/

 APR 14/17 – New Westminster Police Department Student Police AcademyNWPD is inviting Grade 11 or 12 students who are curious about a career in policing. Learn from the best about investigative methods and advanced driving techniques. Then consider applying for the New Westminster Police Department Student Police Academy. JUL 3-14/17  This two week program from July 3 to 14, 2017 gives you a behind the scenes look at all aspects of being a police officer. From physical conditioning and self-defense tactics, to scenario-based simulations and firearm safety, you’ll receive from police the most up to date tactical training.  You will learn about the many different aspects of policing from exciting guest speakers. Meet members of the K9 Unit, see the police helicopter – Air 1 up close, and get out on the water with the NWPD Marine Unit. This is your opportunity to see what it takes to be a police officer.  Please submit an accomplished Student Police Academy Application Form and Waiver available at http://www.nwpolice.org/wp-content/uploads/NWPD_StudentPoliceAcademy_application-and-waiver.pdf   and required supporting documents to Tim Callaghan at tcallaghan@nwpolice.org. For details, please check  http://www.nwpolice.org/join-nwpd/student-police-academy/

Apr 30/17 – UBC Phenomenal Physics Summer Camp Volunteer Opportunity Application Deadline – An annual summer camp program run by UBC Department of Physics & Astronomy, camp participants engage in fun scientific activities designed to encourage thinking and experimenting. The goal is to stimulate the minds of young scientists and inspire them to explore science further in the future.  This is a volunteer opportunity for students currently in grades 10 – 12 who are interested in mentoring younger students interested in science. The camp will be help at UBC’s Department of Physics and Science Monday – Friday, from 8:30 – 4:30, with a 2 week commitment. For details, check http://outreach.phas.ubc.ca/summer-camps/volunteer-opportunities/  To volunteer, apply online at https://survey.ubc.ca/surveys/physicsastronomy/2017-camp-volunteer-application/

May 1/18 – New Westminster Police Dept. Student Police Academy Application Extended Deadline – Are you a grade 11 or 12 student who is curious about a career in policing? Then consider applying for the New Westminster Police Department Student Police Academy. Application due date has been extended to May 1, 2018 and the Academy runs from July 3 – July 13, 2018. The physical exam has been postponed. This two week program gives you a behind the scenes look at all aspects of being a police officer. From physical conditioning and self-defense tactics, to scenario-based simulations and firearm safety, you’ll receive from police the most up to date tactical training.  You will learn about the many different aspects of policing from exciting guest speakers. Meet members of the K9 Unit, see the police helicopter – Air 1 up close, and get out on the water with the NWPD Marine Unit. Please see website for more details and how to apply. https://www.nwpolice.org/join-nwpd/student-police-academy/

Questions, contact: Tim Callaghan, Constable, Community Youth Liaison Officer,

Prevention Services Section, P 604.529.2558, E tcallaghan@nwpolice.org

JUL and AUG 2018 – U of Toronto Summer Law and Medicine Summer Youth Programs –  registrations for applications are open, but 1st come first served. Current Grade 10 – 12 students have the opportunity to sign up for weekly modules in either the Faculty of Law or the Faculty of Medicine to further their interest in Law or Medicine at the University of Toronto, St. George campus.  This year fees do not include accommodation, lunch, or transport to and from the program. The cost of the law weeks are approximately $900/wk and the medicine program is approximately $1,458/wk plus $98 registration fee per student. You can get details on the weekly modules available and to apply at: http://ysp.utoronto.ca/law/ and  http://ysp.utoronto.ca/med/

JUNE 8/18  3-Day Roofing Course – deadline for applications to be submitted to the Career Programs Office located at the Richmond School District Office at 7811 Granville Ave.  Open to grade 10 students but preference will be given to grade 11-12. This program will run July 2-4, 2018 at the RCABC Langley location (student’s own transportation). Cost to students is $200  1. WorkSafe BC approved Fall Protection training.  2. WHMIS certification.  3. Ladder safety training.  4. General construction site safety training.  5. Introduction to the roofing industry.  6. A job with an RCABC company (The RCABC will place Richmond students with a Richmond company)  Pick up an application package in the counselling area. Return completed application to the District Career Programs Office located at the Richmond School District Office at 7811 Granville Ave.

JUN 19/17 – Deadline to Register for Emily Carr Summer Institute for Teens – The Summer Institute for Teens at Emily Carr University of Art + Design is a one-month intensive program where students aged 16 to 18 prepare for an education at an art + design university through dedicated studio practice.  Studios available in Animation, Architecture, Drawing, Fashion & Textiles, Graphic Design, Digital Illustration, Painting, Photography and new this year Video Production.  Program runs from July 4 – 28/17.  Program Fees:  Domestic: $2390 and International: $2790.  More details and how to register at:  http://teens.ecuad.ca/summer/

Jul 2017 – McGill University Summer Academy – A new program for high school students currently in Grades 10 and 11 has been launched by McGill. Unfolding over two weeks of classes, workshops, activities, and trips, this experience will introduce your students to university life and is sure to make their summer memorable! Please find out more on http://www.mcgill.ca/summeracademy/   For further details, email at summer.academy@mcgill.ca

Applications now being accepted for Camp Ignite – This camp is open to girls in grades 11-12 (ages 16-18), and gives them an introduction to the world of firefighting. Each girl will learn about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork.   This year’s camp will run from August 9th to August 12th, 2018. Camp Ignite is brought to you by our sponsors and fire departments – so there are no costs and no barriers to participate.  Apply ASAP as spots fill up fast.  For further details and the application form visit:  http://www.campignite.com

 

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