Global Adventures @HWIS
In-Person summer camp | fun and safe | language and discovery
The long wait is over! Summer @ HWIS this year will be in-person on our Stirling, NJ or Midtown West, NYC campuses! Your child can be immersed in Mandarin or Spanish without having to travel to China or Spain!
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- Mandarin or Spanish immersion
- Each class is a designated cohort taught in large rooms for safe social distancing
- Classes are grouped by age and level for optimal language acquisition
- Half day: 9am -12pm (NJ - for ages 3&4 only, NY - for ages 2-4 only)
- Full day: 9am – 3pm
- After Care: 3 - 6pm at additional cost
During each two-week session, students experience the most effective way to learn a second language while learning about topics important in today’s world. HWIS been a leader in immersion education for over 15 years with camps taught by experienced educators who are native speakers of Mandarin or Spanish. In addition to the theme-guided and project-based learning in the classroom summer camp, we are adding sports and increased outdoor time to the daily schedule of our camps! All while ensuring students are having fun and learning in a safe environment! Register now for NY or NJ language and sports summer camp using the links below.
How We Express Ourselves – English Writing Camp @ HWISJoin us this summer for an expressive experience, that will be a safe, supportive environment where students will express themselves and explore their creative and intellectual curiosity. We will use a variety of tools to write and illustrate the way published authors do—through a process of prewriting, drafting, seeking feedback, and revision --- all through the lens of a writer!
Two 2-week sessions offered between July 12 – August 6.
- Half day: 9:00-11:30am, for Grades 2-4
- Half day: 12:30-3:00pm, for Grades 5-7
- Cost: $450/session (2-week), all materials included
Words are everywhere! So, students will explore the ‘world of poetry’ through Haikus, Cinquains, Acrostics, and other forms of poetry (Poetry Types), a Poetry Scavenger Hunt, writing a ‘Found Poem’, through creative poem activities such as Poetry Charades and My Robots Misbehaving, by creating a ‘Poetry Inspiration Scrapbook’ & reading some very silly poems such as ‘I’m Just No Good at Rhyming! to inspire our creative imaginations!
Camp Materials/Resources needed: Poetry Books (Amazon) & Writing Instruments (pens, crayons, markers, colored pencils, pencils, glue, scissors, construction paper, etc.)
Student Materials: Writing Scrapbook