2018 Berkley Schools Summer Programs

Berkley Schools hosts many summer programs. Learn about camps and summer school below.

Summer School: Elementary, Middle & High School

High School Summer Opportunities

June 25 – July 26
All classes will be held at Berkley High School  2325 Catalpa, Berkley, MI 48072

Classes Offered

  • English/Language Arts: Grades 9-12
  • Mathematics: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus
  • Science: Earth Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health, Env. Science
  • Social Studies: US History, World History, Government, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Sociology
  • Electives: Please check with counselor on offerings

Courses should be selected in consultation from the school counselor. Coursework will be delivered through the APEX online learning system, assisted, facilitated, and overseen by certified teachers. These courses are tailored to each student and are mastery-based which means the length of time students must spend in Summer School will vary and is dependent upon mastery of course objectives. All coursework adheres to and is aligned with the standards and benchmarks of the Michigan Department of Education and the Berkley School District. Students may take up to two semester classes during Summer School and the final day to begin a new class during the Summer School window is at the discretion of the program coordinator.

Fees

The fee is $220 per class. Any BSD student who is eligible for free/reduced-fare lunch will receive their first class at a reduced rate of $50/class. Additional classes are at the regular tuition rate. Payment is due at the time of registration. Students who choose to drop classes will be charged a $30 fee. No refunds will be granted after the second class period.

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PDF DocumentUse the High School Summer School Registration Form to select classes and sign up for classes. Registration Forms and payment in full are due to the Enrollment Office at Burton Elementary School by June 22, 2018.

Middle School Summer Opportunities

June 25 – July 26  
All classes will be held at Berkley High School, 2325 Catalpa, Berkley, MI 48072

Classes Offered

  • Language Arts: Grades 6-8
  • Mathematics: Grades 6-8
  • Science (online course): 6th Grade (Cells & Heredity), 7th Grade (Ecosystems), 8th Grade (Physics)
  • Social Studies (online course): 6th Grade (Western Hemisphere), 7th Grade (Eastern Hemisphere), 8th Grade (American History)

Coursework will be delivered through direct teacher instruction for Language Arts and Math courses and online via the APEX online learning system for Science and Social Studies, assisted, facilitated and overseen by certified teachers.  These courses are tailored to each student and are mastery-based which means the length of time students must spend in Summer School will vary and is dependent upon mastery of course objectives.  All coursework adheres to and is aligned with the standards and benchmarks of the Michigan Department of Education and the Berkley School District.  Students may take up to two semester classes during Summer School and the final day to begin a new class during the Summer School window is at the discretion of the program coordinator.

Fees

The fee is $160 per class. Any BSD student who is eligible for free/reduced-fare lunch will receive their first class at a reduced rate of $50/class. Additional classes are at the regular tuition rate. Payment is due at the time of registration. Students who choose to drop classes will be charged a $30 fee. No refunds will be granted after the second class period.

Register Now

PDF DocumentUse the Summer School Registration Form to select classes and sign up for classes. Registration Forms and payment in full are due to the Enrollment Office at Burton Elementary School by June 22, 2018.

Elementary School Summer Opportunities

July 9-August 9, Monday-Thursday, 8:30-11 AM

Classes held at:

  • Norup International School (14700 W. Lincoln, Oak Park, MI 48237)
  • Rogers Elementary (2265 Hamilton, Berkley, MI 48072)

The elementary summer school program is intended for students currently in Grades TK-5 who need to maintain or grow in their achievement of the Berkley School District curriculum expectations in language arts and/or mathematics.  Classes will be taught by certified, highly-qualified elementary teachers.  Student’s individual records of achievement and assessments will be provided to the summer school teacher prior to the beginning of the program so that instruction can be tailored to meet the needs of each student.  Depending on enrollment, multi-grade sections may be organized to better meet staffing needs, and lessen the chance of a class not running due to low attendance. The summer program will be educational; however students will enjoy their time, learning through fun activities!

Schedule

All students are enrolled in the full morning program:  8:30 – 11:00 a.m., Monday through Thursday.  There are no classes on Fridays. Parents may indicate their choice of location on the enrollment form but we cannot guarantee placement.  Students may bring water bottles and a light snack.

Breakfast will be available every morning at 8:00 AM for a small fee.  Students eligible for free/reduced-fare lunch will also receive breakfast for free or at a reduced rate.

Fees

The cost of the program is $200 per child for the entire 5 week program or $100 per child for the entire 5 week program for students who are eligible for free and/or reduced - fare lunch.

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PDF DocumentUse the Summer School Registration Form to select classes and sign up for classes. Registration Forms and payment in full are due to the Enrollment Office at Burton Elementary School by June 22, 2018.

Summer Drama Camp

Summer Drama Camp led by the Berkley High School drama program director John Hopkins consists of multiple classes in different dramatic and performance techniques. The focus of the camps will be on skills, rather than production and open to all students in grades 6-12 in the 2018-2019 school year.

Session One
June 18-29
Mon-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm; performance at 2:30 pm on final day
including one hour “brown bag” lunch; 9-12 grade students optional off campus lunch

Session Two
August 6-17
Mon-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm; performance at 2:30 pm on final day
including one hour “brown bag” lunch; 9-12 grade students optional off campus lunch

PDF DocumentSummer Drama Camp Information

PDF DocumentSummer Drama Camp Registration

Camp Invention

Grades K-6
June 25 - June 29, 20178
Burton Elementary School

Camp Invention® is an exciting one-week summer camp for students entering 1st through 6th grades, designed to inspire creativity, inventiveness and critical thinking skills through hands-on activities and fun. Campers participate in five inventive modules each day which include disassembling old appliances, discovering simple machines and using parts to create new invention prototypes. Every program integrates science, math, history and the arts in the context of hands-on activities.

A Burton Elementary School teacher is returning as the camp director and other local teachers will teach the five modules. High school and college students will serve as camp counselors. The low staff-to-camper ratio is 1:8 or less.

The camp fee includes a T-shirt. Registration for is limited to 110 children, so be sure to sign up soon. Register by phone at 800-968-4332 or learn more and register online.

PDF DocumentCamp Invention Flyer
External LinkRegister Online

Email Camp Invention Director

Kids' Zone Summer Days Camp - Pool Open

Kids' Zone Summer Days Camp takes place throughout the summer. Pool is open this year for Kids' Zone Summer Days Camp! Learn more about Kids' Zone Summer Days Camp