Ah summer. That time when your kid sorta forgets everything they worked so hard to learn during the previous school year. You know you should give them a brain break but you also can't help but look at all those empty hours on the summer calendar and wish you could help them avoid at least a little of the summer slide (or maybe learn something new that they can't tackle during the school year". Academy After Hours @Bergen County Academies might be just the solution you're looking for.
The Academy After Hours is an outreach initiative geared towards students in Bergen County and beyond who want to pursue advanced work in the sciences, humanities, math, technology, or the visual, performing or culinary arts. These courses are available to students whose skills and abilities fall within the middle school range (6th - 8th grades) and are taught by the talented Bergen County Academies faculty members.
The 2023 In-Person Academy Hours Summer Camp will be taught from July 10-21 from 8:30am - 3:30pm daily. Students may pick one class from each 2-hour block to create a schedule for a total of six hours of instruction each day. Classes include: Mock Trial, Intro to Java and Python, Intro to Web Development, Math Counts Training Camp, Geometry, Applied Math/Deriving Math Equations, Non-Routine Problem Solving, Intro to the Culinary Arts, Spanish, Formal Essay Writing, Story Writing/Telling, 3D Printing, Intro to Fusion 360 (CAD), Fashion Design and Sewing, or Theatre Improv, Stage Makeup and Stage Combat.
Register now at www.bergen.org/aah. Enrollment fee is $1300.Course are designed for optimal student-to-teacher ratio and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Before and aftercare are available for an additonal fee. So go ahead and plan the perfect summer for your kids; a little of "work" and a whole lot of play!