Enrolling kids in summer learning activities help keep their academic skills sharp and prepare them to enter the next grade in the fall. Parents in the Chattahoochee Valley who are seeking summer learning opportunities for their children have a variety of in-person and virtual opportunities to choose from.
3100 Gentian Blvd, #121, Columbus
The program at BTG Learning is for kids from 4 years old to 5th grade. Students are evaluated to determine their academic level and a personalized program is designed for each student. Parents have an opportunity to collaborate with instructors on the design of the personalized program and provide information on their child’s preferred learning method. The curriculum combines sports and physical activities to create a learning method that is a blend of the kinesthetic/tactile, visual and auditory methods. The learning environment is designed to be engaging for students who get restless sitting through a traditional classroom lesson.
6501 Whitesville Rd, #100, Columbus
The Mathnasium@home math learning program can be done in the Mathnasium learning center or at home. A summer tutoring package is available until August 31, Monday to Thursday from 3-6pm and Fridays from 3-5pm. The online program is taught by instructors from the local Mathnasium center, so returning students choosing to participate at home will enjoy seeing a familiar face. The instruction is in real time, and instant feedback and help are available on the virtual whiteboard. Each student is provided with a customized learning plan which targets any math knowledge gaps identified by an initial math skills evaluation.
Sylvan Learning Center
6367 Whitesville Rd, #300, Columbus
The Sylvan Learning Center offers both virtual and in-center tutoring. Instruction is available in math, reading, study skills, writing, credit recovery and ACT/SAT Prep. Tutoring hours are Monday and Wednesday from 1-8pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 8pm and Saturday from 9am to 1pm. A comprehensive assessment is available to evaluate skills and design an individualized learning plan. A STEM camp that includes robotics, coding and engineering will be held July 13-17 from 9am-12 pm. The camp is for students K – 8th grade and the tuition for the week is $149.
Kumon Learning Center
1290 Double Churches Rd, #K, Columbus
The Kumon Learning Center is offering a virtual tutoring program, with an in-center tutoring option available for new students. The program is for kids ages 3 to 12th grade and online instruction is available from 9am to 7pm. The learning center is set up per CDC guidelines to protect both students and learning center staff. The in-person learning for new students ensures they get the face-to-face individual instruction they need. An individualized program is designed for each child to help improve reading and math skills. The Kumon program goes beyond just tutoring and also teaches important critical thinking skills.
Center Stage Educational Consulting Summer Camp
6003 Veterans Pkwy, Columbus
This virtual summer camp is for grades Pre-K through the 6th grade from June 1-July 31. Each week, parents log into the CenterStage website to see the weekly camp curriculum and students can log in at any time during the week to complete their work. The academic curriculum focuses on reading and math skills. Students have a chance each Wednesday to participate in virtual extra-curricular activities. On Fridays, students have the opportunity to attend a virtual field trip.