This course is designed to introduce incoming students to the skills and strategies necessary for their success in the English program at Oaks Christian. Students engage in a comprehensive exploration of grammar basics. The class is also open to students who need to review grammatical concepts. This course is limited to new and current Oaks Christian students. Course is not for credit; enrichment only.
This one-week summer camp will teach students practical techniques in construction of strategic, compelling arguments, speech preparation, research, refutation, persuasion, critical thinking and listening, all while learning to speak with clarity and conviction. The students will develop skills to effectively brainstorm a topic, build audience interest and attention, organize the speech, effective use of humor, and delivery strategies. Through many practice rounds, the camp will focus on the techniques and skills necessary to turn the novice speaker into a confident speaker, and the already experienced speaker into a higher-level speaker. At the end of the week, the students will welcome friends and family to watch speeches, along with a debate, on campus to see the students use the speech and debate skills they learned in camp.
Math Enrichment is a course that connects mathematical concepts with real world applications to maximize students foundational understanding of critical mathematical concepts. It will focus on developing the intuition needed to deeply understand math at its most conceptual and essential level. Students will learn by engaging in real, interactable problems and experiences. It is an ideal course for advanced and struggling students alike. Students will learn essential mathematical skills and intuitions and be well prepared conceptually for their future math courses.