Upper School Program
Get an Early Edge on College and Hone Foundational Skills This Summer
High school students will build academic and executive functioning skills and college readiness in a hands-on learning environment featuring:
Grades 9 & 10: Morning instruction focused on honing foundational skills in reading, writing and math, specialized assistive technology instruction and afternoon featuring a different STEAM or sport workshop each week.
Grades 11 & 12: The Early Edge - ACT Test Prep an opportunity to prepare for the ACT exam in a small-group instructional setting designed to target each student's areas of need. Mornings Only. And for rising 12th graders - the College Boot Camp, a remote class with limited space available for non-AIM students.
July 2 - July 27, 2018
$3,450 - Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)
$2,500 - Mornings Only (9 am - 12:30 pm)
SUMMER SCHOLARS PROGRAM AND STEAM WORKSHOPS (Entering Grades 9 & 10)
- Diagnostic prescriptive programming for reading, writing and math
- Daily offerings in the arts, technology and engineering
- Instruction in assistive technology for reading and writing.
- Students participating in our STEAM and Recreation afternoon workshops will focus on a different topic each week during camp including visual arts, athletics, robotics and media arts.
Visual and Media Arts:
Spend time in the art studio creating and exploring a variety of artistic mediums. Explore use of cameras and computers to create short films, animation, photographs and more as you discover media arts.
Robotics and Engineering: An interactive journey in creating, designing, programming, and testing exciting projects with an introduction to Lego EV3 Robots, Laser cutters, and 3D printers.
Theater: Take to the stage of the ACC and explore your performing skills be they slapstick or dramatic, musical or spoken word.
Recreational Sports: In our recreation program students enjoy a comprehensive schedule of onsite activities including soccer, basketball, lacrosse and much more. There will also be special appearances by guest speakers, as well as other special programs and presentations. Our students will also venture off campus to go swimming, and taking other exciting field trips.
EARLY EDGE (Entering Grades 11 & 12)
An opportunity to prepare for the ACT exam in a small-group instructional setting designed to target each student's areas of need as well as remote camp sessions for rising AIM SENIORS to prepare college applications and get support completing summer work requirements.
ACT Group Test Preparation an opportunity to prepare for the ACT exam in a small-group instructional setting designed to target each student's areas of need. A great primer for rising juniors for the fall practice ACT and AIM's six-week in-school ACT course as well as the official winter test sitting or for the final fall sitting for seniors. Also useful as advanced preparation for non AIM students preparing to work with an ACT test tutor during the school year.
College Boot Camp - REMOTE CLASS - July 16 - August 10. Designed as a preparation program for the demands of the college admissions process, the College Boot Camp is a flexible, mobile, innovative approach to summer learning. The purpose of the course is to gain an edge in the college application and search process. Students hone their college preference list, and craft a primary college essay with smaller supplemental writings needed for the Common Application. They collect pertinent family and personal information, and can work to submit applications with early opening dates. Students can access this course from any location with a computer. Students partake in weekly group video-chat meetings and 1:1 video-chat meetings with their course instructor. *Course is scheduled according to student availability. Will not conflict with ACT Preparation. Limited Space Available for Non AIM Students.
Summer Literacy for Seniors - REMOTE CLASS - July 2 - July 27. An opportunity to work in a small group setting to complete summer requirements for your senior year at AIM. The grade received for this important summer work factors heavily into first-quarter grades. A great opportunity to get a jump on summer readings and essays. Remote class will include online meetings and 1:1 video-chat meetings with instructors. Must be an AIM Student.
Remote Classes are $1250 Per Class