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Our Lady of Mercy Academy is pleased to offer a SUMMER AT OLMA SERIES of Athletic and Academic Camps!  This summer’s Academic Camps include Math, Writing, Robotics, and SAT Prep.  Read on for all the details on each one!  Click here for information on our Athletic Camps.  Click here to download a copy of our Summer at OLMA Series brochure.

 

ACADEMIC CAMPS

ROBOTICS (Sold Out)

Date:  July 23-26
Time:  9 AM  — 1:30 PM
Cost:  $150
Age Group:  Girls Entering Grades 6-8
Location: Our Lady of Mercy Academy
Program SummaryBrand new this year is OLMA’s Lego Mindstorm® Robotics Camp.  Students will learn to design, build and program robots using the powerful Mindstorm® EV3 technology.  They will work in teams to complete projects and solve problems using computational thinking skills.  They will discover how code translates into real-world, autonomous actions, while using color, ultrasonic, Bluetooth®and touch sensors to control their robots.   

WRITING ENRICHMENT

Date:  July 30 — August 3
Time:  8:30 AM  — 11:30 AM
Cost:  $150
Age Group:  OLMA Incoming Freshmen
Location: Our Lady of Mercy Academy
Program Summary: Students in this course will develop their close reading, persuasive writing, and critical thinking skills. This course emphasizes reading longer passages at a reasonable rate, taking notes for study purposes, and analyzing the elements of literature that the author uses to give meaning to the work. They will also focus on the extended writing process, where they are encouraged to plan, draft and redraft their work.  Students will work on improving composition and organizational skills for writing 5-paragraph academic essays, and revising, editing, and proofreading skills.

SAT PREP

Date: August 6-9 and August 13-16
Time:  11 AM  — 3 PM
Cost:  $500
Age Group:  Girls Entering Grades 10-12
Location: Our Lady of Mercy Academy
Program Summary:  The secret to performing well on the SAT lies in familiarity and practice — lots of it.   This SAT PREP course will teach students the essential strategies needed to perform well on both the Reading/Writing and Math sections of the test.  Students will learn to recognize common mistakes and tips for avoiding them.  They will also become extremely familiar with the test and be given ample time to practice.   Study tips, as well as an outline for practicing the week leading up to the SAT will also be included.

MATH ENRICHMENT

Date:  July 23-26
Time:  8:30 AM  — 11:30 AM
Cost:  $150
Age Group: OLMA Incoming Freshmen
Location: Our Lady of Mercy Academy
Program Summary:  Welcome to OLMA!  Because our students come from many different schools and districts (spanning six counties), we created this camp to help ensure a smooth transition to high school math.  The camp will provide an overview of what to expect freshmen year and beyond, as well as tips on how best to prepare.  Our focus will be on review and improving both your problem-solving and study skills. You’ll also meet some future classmates and teachers and have the opportunity to explore our campus.  If you want a solid start in September, this camp is for you.

CHOOSING COURAGE:  Leadership and Bravery Training for Girls

Date:  June 25-28
Time:  9 AM  — 12 PM
Cost:  $150
Age Group:  Girls Entering Grades 6 – 8
Location: Our Lady of Mercy Academy
Program Summary: Choosing Courage is an opportunity for girls to create confidence, practice leadership, and build bravery.  Practical tools and strategies that will help girls to strengthen and exercise the power of their own voice will be introduced.  This camp provides a fun, safe, and friendly environment for girls to challenge their fears while learning new behaviors to help them unlock their own power & potential.