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High School Program

In order to gain the maximum benefit from our summer program, middle and high school students are strongly encouraged to attend the full two-week session. However, they do have the option of signing up for just the first week for each course.

 

High School Math

For students entering grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 in 2019-20 (9:00 - 11:00 am)

High School Math Enrichment is an opportunity for students to build upon existing skills and knowledge and prepare for the academic challenges that await them, in the upcoming school year. Students will be in small groups that will allow the teacher to spend individual time with each of them helping them gain confidence as they tackle topics they will encounter in the near future. 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.

 

High School English and English as an Additional Language

For students entering grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 in 2019-20 (12:00 noon - 2:00 pm)

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 and understand how literature pervades the world around them. 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 including text analysis, writing tasks and oral presentations. The course is held five days a week for two hours.

 

ENRICHMENT COURSES

Enrichment courses are available to mix and match with the above courses to create a personalized fit for each student.

 

Camp Games

For students entering grade 9 in 2019-20 (12:00 noon - 2:00 pm)

Middle School Camp Games is an excellent opportunity for those of you who like being active, 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.

 

 

Essay Writing For College Applications plus optional consultations in the afternoon

For students entering grades 11 or 12 in 2019-20 and recent graduates (9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Essay Writing for College Applications is an opportunity for students to brainstorm, plan, write, revise and polish various Common Application essays, supplemental essays and personal statements for the college/university application process. Students will build key writing and storytelling skills and learn important techniques for shaping unique, compelling essays and statements. In addition to peer feedback, students will receive personalized teacher support and guidance throughout the writing process. The course is held five days a week for two hours in the morning, with additional consultations available in the afternoon. Although students may join the course for either one week or two weeks, participation in the full two weeks is recommended since the course is cumulative, with work completed in the second week building on skills gained in the first. Students should bring their own computer. For students without computers, laptops will be available to borrow from the school.

*Optional consultations are available in the afternoon from 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm

 

Dragon Volleyball Camp

For students entering grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 in 2019-20 (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

HS Math

 

Essay Writing for College Applications (Group Session)

11:00 - 12:00

BREAK

12:00 -2:00

HS English/EAL

Camp Games

College Writing

(1 on 1 sessions)

Dragon Volleyball Camp

2:00 - 3:00

 

College Writing

(1 on 1 sessions)

 

 

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.

Early Bird Special of ¥45,000 for two weeks, or ¥22,500 for one week (equivalent to 10% discount) if registration is made by April 26th.

Early Bird Special of ¥90,000 for two courses for two weeks (equivalent to 10% discount) if registration is made by April 26th. 

 

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 2019 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

 

 

Registration is now closed.

Family Questionnaire:

*Non-YIS families: After completing your program registration, please also fill out the online student medical and permission form.