NEW this summer, SPX Camps is offering Academic Enrichment camps taught by some of our own great St. Pius X teachers!
Check the list below to find your favorites and register on the registration & payment page. They are also listed with all our Summer Camps on our Summer Camps page. They are marked with an AE symbol.
AE READY FOR 3RD GRADE? (Rising 3rd grade –Janine Lyon) Are you ready for 3rd grade? Math, reading, spelling, grammar, science, and writing, oh my! Mrs. Lyon is going to have fun with them all –making sure that you are ready to start 3rd grade! Each day you’ll focus on a different subject area, doing hands-on activities, science experiments, writing, reading, games and using fun technology to be sure that you not only have fun for the week but feel confident starting 3rd grade! Maximum of 12 children in the camp.
AE IMPROVE YOUR READING AND WRITING SKILLS (Rising 3rd – 5th grade – April Parker) Ensure that your reading and writing skills are on par for the next school year. Immerse yourself in a wealth of small group literature circles that will improve reading fluency and comprehension while integrating written communication. We will further our writing with narrative and expository writing that will come alive from real-world experiences. You will enjoy nature while you write poetry lying under a blue sky or munching on donuts while stating your opinion about your favorite pastries. Come read classics like Balto and learn about famous historical figures such as Leonardo da Vinci all while sharing personal experiences that connect us to the literature. Maximum of 20 children in the camp.
AE MATH MAGIC (Rising 6th - 8th grade, grade level or slightly below – Mary Ellen Liebal) Fractions are our Friends! Come spend the week getting your math skills ready for the new school year. Review basic operations with rational numbers (whole numbers, fractions, and decimals). Discover why ‘Fractions are our Friends’. Investigate the world of geometry. Write and solve original word problems using different problem-solving strategies. You’ll have fun with math games, group projects, and hands-on activities. We’ll end the week presenting the most surprising math fact learned during camp. Join us to be sure you are ready for some Math Magic as the school year starts! Maximum of 15 children in the camp.