Yokohama International School

Middle School Program

Middle School English

For students entering grades 6, 7 and 8 in 2017-18 (9:00 am - 11:00 am)

This course is an opportunity for students to build upon existing skills and knowledge and prepare for the academic challenges that await them. Small classes with excellent student:teacher ratios provide personalized support. The course gives students opportunities to extend and refine their literacy skills through a variety of methods, including vocabulary and grammar expansion, techniques to express and support ideas in an organized manner, and public speaking skills. At the beginning of the program, specific and attainable goals are set for each student, and students work toward these goals to ensure that they improve in areas of study specific to their individual needs. The course is held five days a week for two hours.


Middle School Math

For students entering grades 6, 7 and 8 in 2017-18 (12:00 noon - 2:00 pm)

Middle School Math is an enrichment opportunity for students to build upon existing skills and knowledge and prepare for the academic challenges that await them in the upcoming school year. Small classes with excellent student:teacher ratios provide personalized support as well as opportunities to puzzle and problem solve in working groups. At the beginning of the program, specific and attainable goals are set for each student, and students work toward these goals during the program to ensure that they improve in areas of study specific to their individual needs. The course is held five days a week for two hours.


Critical Thinking & Time Management Skills (Full - Registration Closed)

For students entering grades 6, 7 and 8 in 2017-18 (9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Do you love to learn, discuss and think critically about current global issues and challenges facing society? Do you also feel like you need to develop better organizational skills to really thrive at school? If so, this summer school course is for you. Sign-up for Critical Organization and learn the productivity strategies used by the pros for goal setting, time-management, keeping track of the things you need and note keeping all while working with captivating ideas that need your attention.


Cooperative Games

For students entering grades 6, 7, 8 and 9 in 2017-18 (12:00 noon - 2:00 pm)

Middle School Cooperative Games is an excellent opportunity for those of you who like being active and enjoy being around and working with other people. If you enjoy game play, cooperation and some competition, but don’t really care who wins and loses, or these are areas where you want to grow, this cooperative games summer school course could be just the thing for you. Stay active this summer and have a great time in the process. In this activity, we will work with ideas of creativity, action, and play to maximize engagement and fun while at the same time, keeping everyone in play and involved. You will learn different strategies for working with other people, building your communication skills, and developing as a team member. Join this activity to find out what “Play Hard, Play Fair, Nobody Hurt” is all about.


Dragon Volleyball Camp (Full - Registration Closed)

For students entering grades 6, 7 and 8 in 2017-18 (12:00 noon - 2:00 pm)

Dragon Volleyball Camp is a program to help students develop their volleyball fundamentals for all skills levels. Students will practice drills to improve their passing, serving, and hitting. Different defensive and offensive court positioning will be introduced. A mini tournament will be held at the end of the course for students to demonstrate their progress and develop sportsmanship and leadership skills. Students must bring a water bottle and appropriate court shoes. The course is held five days a week for 2 hours in the afternoon.


Schedule

Time

Course Options

9:00 - 11:00

Middle School English & EAL

MS Time Management & Critical Thinking Skills (Registration Closed)

11:00 - 12:00

BREAK

12:00 -2:00

Middle School Math

Cooperative Games

MS Volleyball Camp (Registration Closed)

Pricing

Each course is 50,000 yen and extends for the full two weeks. Although it is encouraged to attend the full two week program, it is possible to opt for one week at 25,000 yen per course.

Lunch

Lunches are not included for middle and high school students. However, students may bring a pack lunch or purchase meals during break from Dragon Dining.

Click here for the 2017 menu.

Health & Safety

To ensure that students have a healthy and safe summer experience at YIS, we will have several assistants in addition to our teaching staff, and our school nurse will also be on duty during summer program hours. We also ask parents to make sure we have the most up-to-date medical information about their children, and that students bring hats, sunscreen, insect repellent and water bottles everyday.

For specific medical inquiries or concerns, please contact our school nurse at:

Email: nurse@yis.ac.jp
Tel: 045-621-4027


Family Questionnaire:

*Non-YIS families: After completing your program registration, please also fill out our online family questionnaire.


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