summer school

In-Person Summer School June 28 - July 23, 2021

 
Monday through Friday
  • Mornings    (8:30-11:30   Slingerland Summer School®  led by Dr. Nancy Cushen-White

  • Afternoons (12:00-3:00)    North Bridge Academy Afternoon Summer Camp

NOTE:  Interested students must apply for morning and afternoon programs separately. Students are not required to attend the afternoon program. 

Bus service is available to SF families.  To inquire, email annie@northbridgeacademy.org

 

Slingerland Summer School - For student any grades 1- 8

What Is It?

This four-week program is both a summer school and a teacher training program.  No more than 10 students per class.  Each class is led by a trained Slingerland teacher and an assistant teacher. Daily instruction centers around building phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension.  

 

Time:  8:30-11:30  Monday through Friday

Dates:  June 28 to July 23 

Cost: $2,975 (for 4 weeks). Please email Nancy Cushen White for information about financial assistance. Click here for the tuition assistance application.

 

 

How to Apply:

1. Complete Application - Click here for the application.  

2. Complete the tuition assistance application if you plan to request support.

3. Pay the deposit (40%) using the DERC payment form.

A complete application must include : 

All four pages of the application (Parent pages 1-2 AND Teacher pages 3-4) + 40% deposit + Completed Scholarship-Tuition Assistance Application-Request form.

 

Application Deadline - April 26th.

 

Please email Nancy Cushen White for answers to all questions regarding Slingerland summer school. 

North Bridge Academy Afternoon Summer Camp 

 

Time12:00- 3:00  Monday through Friday

Who Can Apply?: Open to all students admitted to Slingerland Summer School

Cost?:  $45/day.  Chose from one to five days per week. Inquiries about Financial Aid? 

Contact Annie Crowder at annie@northbridgeacademy.org or (415) 462-5657

 

How to Sign Up?: Please add your information to this form,

*** Once Nancy has accepted students into her program we will reach out to parents to confirm student participation in the North Bridge Academy Afternoon Summer Camp.

NOTE: Students may attend only one of the following three activities in a single day but may attend more than one activity a week. 

Fab Lab (Option 1) - minimum of 4 students, maximum of 16 

James Brunner (NBA STEM teacher) will lead students in tutorials and student-selected activities such as:

● 3D printers (lessons on how to use software to create original designs) 

● Vinyl cutter (lessons on how to make stickers and T-shirt designs) 

● Chromebooks and Ipads (Apps focus on intro to programming/ graphic design, teacher-led tutorials on simple game design and programming) 

● VR (optional, wide range of programs such as visiting the International Space Station or hang gliding down a mountain range that you have sculpted) 

● CNC (projects include creating small wooden signs, decorative engravings, wooden fidget toys)

● Microscopes (lessons on basic operations) 

● Minecraft team play: builds that focus on teamwork, management skills, and creativity.

● Also available: Little Bits circuit kits, Felting, hot glue cardboard creations, Legos, TIA (take it apart) 

 Art/”Word on the Street” (Option 2) - minimum of 6 students; maximum of 12

 

 

Adele Maze (NBA Art teacher) will instruct students in the hip and creative art form of lettering and graffiti.

Students learn:

  • Drawing skills, lettering styles, tips, and techniques

  • How to sketch, fill, outline, and shadow

  • Thick letters, 3D letters, Stretched letters, and Ropes

  • Two-tone and Splatter 

  • Words in a circle, Words in a banner

  • Bright and bold special effects

Fitness & Fun in the Gym (Option 3) - minimum of 6 students, maximum of 15 

 

Dave Klemas (NBA teacher and basketball coach) will lead students in fun, non-competitive games and physical activities in our gym and in the greater Mill Valley community. 

 


Questions?

 

Nancy Cushen-White

Slingerland Summer School Dir.

NancyCushenWhite@gmail.com

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