UNIVERSITY

PREPARATION CAMP (Open to Groups)

For groups of 10 or more, Tamwood Camps offers the University Preparation curriculum with the popular Teen Global Learner Camp program, making it one of the most valuable and exciting summer teen English camps in North America.

In this program, we offer high school students a comprehensive program to prepare them to apply to and succeed in a North American university while enjoying a complete North American adventure. This integrated program includes 5 mornings a week (20 lessons) of studies that focus on Academic Skills for university including:

  • Presentation skills
  • Reading and using university libraries
  • Summarizing, paraphrasing, synthesizing and critiquing
  • Critical thinking
  • Discussion skills and group work
  • Research skills and ethics
  • Essay and report writing
  • Referencing and bibliographies
  • Tips for success in the post-secondary school application and selection process

As well, students learn essential strategies and skills needed for university coursework. Topics include managing time, taking useful class notes, using textbooks effectively and preparing for exams

Afternoons and weekends include visits to post-secondary institutions for campus tours and talks from the admission teams as well as cultural visits, and educational and recreational activities.

Offered in five amazing North American cities, this camp program provides campers with an immersive experience.

Campers will live on campus for the full program duration and experience what it is like to live and study at a North American university. Campers will go home better prepared for their post-secondary applications and studies, with new friends, new skills and memories to last a lifetime.

OUTCOMES

 

Cross-cultural communication skills for their global future
Enhanced self-esteem and personal responsibility
Improved oral and written communication skills with academic English for post-secondary studies
Ability to identify and define core values, personal mission/purpose and skills
Knowledge of varied career fields within Business, Entrepreneurship, Sciences, Humanities and the Creative Arts

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AGES 13-17 years old
STAFF TO CAMPER RATIO 1:8
ENGLISH LEVEL Intermediate to Advanced
CLASS TIME 1 lesson = 45 minutes
FEATURES

Designed specifically for closed groups, this program features 20 lessons per week of Academic skills training, including:

    • Presentation skills
    • Reading and using university libraries
    • Summarizing, paraphrasing, synthesizing and critiquing
    • Critical thinking
    • Discussion skills and group work
    • Research skills and ethics
    • Essay and report writing
    • Referencing and bibliographies
    • Note-taking and exam taking skills
    • Tips for success in the post-secondary school application and selection process
    • Leadership skills programming and activities
    • Fun and educational cultural events, sightseeing and social activities
    • Organized instruction in a range of sports, movement, technology, creativity, adventure and cultural activities.
AVAILABLE LOCATIONS Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Boston and San Francisco

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