Academic Summer Camps

New Offerings: Composition and Math Camps!

Father Gabriel Richard High School is pleased to offer two new academic “camps” to enhance and reinforce writing and math skills and to prepare students for the coming school year. Four four-day, three-hours-per-day composition camps are being offered with different areas of focus. Meanwhile, three four-day, three-hours-per-day math camps are offered to students who recently completed the course listed as a means of reinforcing last year’s learning and preparing them for the next level.

Please use the links below to sign up for your preferred course. Course section size is limited to enhance individualized attention, but they are offered free of charge.

Math Camps

Taught by FGR Statistics and Calculus teacher, Mr. Cody Bouse.
Classes will fill on a first-come, first-served basis.

July 11 – 14 – Algebra II
This four-day course will reinforce the key concepts taught in the Algebra II class at FGR, enhancing learning, and helping students prepare for ACT and SAT. The course will also help students prepare for the next level math course for which they are registered in the fall.

July 18 – 21 – Geometry
This four-day course will reinforce the key concepts taught in the Geometry classes at FGR, enhancing learning and helping students prepare for ACT and SAT. The course will also help students prepare for the next level math course for which they are registered in the fall.

July 25 – 28 – Algebra I
This four-day course will reinforce the key concepts taught in the Algebra I classes at FGR (and elsewhere), enhancing learning and helping students prepare for geometry and beyond. The course is meant to reinforce learning and set students up for success in next level courses.

To register for any of the above courses, please click here.

Composition Camps

Taught by FGR Literature teacher, Ms. Maggie Vangieson.
Classes will fill on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 20 – 23 – Creative Writing
Find your creative voice this week as we compose some of the classic creative structures of literature. Practice your creative diction and vision, and receive peer feedback throughout the revision process.

July 11 – 14 – Argumentative Writing
This week-long crash course will help a student feel more confident in academic writing, specifically in argumentative essays. We will spend time reviewing thesis statements, paragraph structure, evidence, analysis, and overall organization of thought.

July 18 – 21 – Research Writing
Get a leg up in research papers this week. Learn how to find reputable sources that support, refute, or qualify your argument. Learn how to synthesize these sources within a succinct essay.

July 25 – 28 – College Essay Writing 
Rising Seniors Only

This course is full, but if there is enough interest, we will open an afternoon session. Please complete the registration form if you would like to participate.
Are you applying to colleges this fall and don’t know where to start? This week’s course will review what colleges look for in admission essays as well as basic structure and organization. Ms. Vangieson will use expertise gained working in college admissions to assist students in getting their essays off to a great start. 

To register for any of the above courses, please click here.

Recommended Posts

Start typing and press Enter to search