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Kids on Campus Course Finder

We are updating and adding new virtual summer classes over the next several weeks. Please note the specific age range for each class shown in the course description.

Age Group
Topic
Class Week Age Group Topic Description
Algebra 1 Review
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 13+. If you are a rising Algebra II, Geometry, or second-year Algebra I student, this is your chance to cover fundamental concepts to get ready for more difficult applications. Topics include solving one-step, two-step, and multi-step equations and inequalities, identifying, comparing, and contrasting different function families, describing key components of functions, graphing linear equations and inequalities written in different forms, analyzing and interpreting linear regression models, solving systems of equations using three different methods, adding, subtracting, and multiplying polynomials, and graphing exponential equations. You will need a notebook and graphing calculator. You must have completed an Algebra I course.

Online format: Live instruction via Zoom.

Tuition: Tuition: $225 (includes $68 in fees*)
Oct 06 - Dec 15
Tue
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
XK-474-1355 #8560
No class on Nov. 24.
Algebra 2 Review
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 14+. Have you taken Algebra II and need to sharpen your skills in preparation for taking an advanced math course during the upcoming school year? If so, the perfect class for you! We will review how to solve and graph a variety of equations and inequalities, which includes linear and quadratic. Other topics include system of equations, quadratic functions, polynomial functions, complex numbers, radical functions, rational expressions, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions. Bring a notebook and a graphing calculator. You must have completed an Algebra 2 course.

Online format: Live instruction via Zoom.

Tuition: Tuition: $195 (includes $68 in fees*)
Oct 15 - Dec 10
Thu
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
XK-476-1356 #8568
No class on Nov. 26.
Animals Across Maryland
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Join us on a tour across the diverse habitats found in Maryland and learn about some of the animals that call those environments home. Live animal ambassadors are featured each day. Offered in conjunction with Echoes of Nature Inc.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC):Crafting supplies such as scissors, pencils, crayons/markers/colored pencils, construction paper of various colors, paper, glue and tape. PDF’s for printing will be available. 

Online format: Live instruction via Zoom.

Tuition: $135 (includes $60 in fees*)
Oct 21 - Nov 18
Wed
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
XK-266-1343 #7623
Beginning Japanese for Middle School
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages

Ages 11-14.  Konnichiwa! Introduce yourself to this fascinating language with emphasis on the basic grammar, conversational, and reading skills needed for beginners. Topics include vocabulary such as greetings, numbers and dates, question and answer formation, and the present, past and negative forms of verbs. Hiragana is introduced at this level. Enjoy Japanese culture by reviewing traditions of past and present, viewing Japanese art, and much more! Taught by a native speaker.

Online; This class meets every Thursday from 4:00-5:30 on Zoom, and students are expected to spend ½ hour per week on independent coursework.

Students must purchase textbook “Japanese for Busy People Revised 3rd Ed” Romanized Version (not Kana version) ISBN# 9781568363844. HCC Bookstore
 

Tuition: $189 (includes $60 in fees*)
Oct 01 - Dec 10
Thu
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
XK-471-1345 #7826
No class on Nov. 26.
Beginning Spanish for Middle School
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 11-14.   Learning to speak and understand Spanish has never been more fun and exciting! Learn the fundamentals of the language as we  focus on themes of daily life, such as foods, colors, numbers, animals, and body parts. Explore simple grammar and progress to writing basic sentences and pronunciation. Converse and engage in small dialogues as you increase your Spanish vocabulary. Come join us to learn and hablar Español!

Online; This class meets every Thursday from 4:00-5:30 on Zoom, and students are expected to spend ½ hour per week on independent coursework.

Students must purchase two books:  Spanish Is Fun Book I (5th Edition) ISBN# 9781634199285;  Companion Workbook (Cuaderno de ejercicios) ISBN# 9781531106331  HCC Bookstore

Tuition: $189 (includes $60 in fees*)
Oct 01 - Dec 10
Thu
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
XK-442-1344 #7825
No class on Nov 26.
Essential Pre-Algebra
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14.  This course is for students who will be enrolled in pre-algebra classes (middle school math classes before algebra 1, such as Math 6, 7, and 8).  Students should be in grades 5 – 7.  Topics covered include the real number system, operations of integers, fractions, and decimals, prime factorization, least common multiple, greatest common factor, grouping symbols), translating phrases to mathematical expressions and sentences to mathematical equations, absolute value, and solving simple one-variable equations and applications problems. Offered in cooperation with The Yang Academy.

Online format: Live instruction via Zoom.

Tuition: $225 (includes $68 in fees*)
Sep 29 - Nov 17
Tue
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
XK - 477-1349 #7947
Preparation for High School Geometry
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 12+. Without geometry, life is "pointless." This vital class will give you an idea of the various topics that will be taught in a high school geometry course. Get ready to review the foundations of geometry and expand your geometric reasoning. You will also have a better idea of parallel and perpendicular lines, triangle congruence and similarity, properties of various polygons and shapes, area, perimeter, circumference, and volume. Prerequisite: Algebra I.

 

Online format: Live instruction via Zoom.

Tuition: Tuition: $195 (includes $68 in fees*)
Sep 30 - Nov 18
Wed
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-366-1353 #8481
Preparation for the SAT
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Test Preparation

Ages 15+. If you are planning to take the SAT, this updated course will prepare you for both the verbal and math sections. Verbal preparation will ask you to interpret the meanings of relevant words and phrases in context, utilize close reading to increase comprehension, and identify central ideas and themes of a text. The optional essay section will also be covered. Math preparation includes mastery of linear expressions, creating and solving equations, using ratios, percentages and units, problem solving, and data analysis. Students should have completed Algebra II. Test taking tips will be covered. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. This course is for high school students.

Students must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): paper, pencils, a graphing calculator, and Official SAT Study Guide 2020 Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1457312199; ISBN-10: 1457312190)
 

Online format:  Live instruction via Zoom.

Tuition: $315 (includes $60 in fees*)
Oct 10 - Nov 22
Sat, Sun
11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
XK-132 1332 #6585
(No class Oct. 31 or Nov. 1.)
Preparation for the SAT Math Test
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Test Preparation

Ages 15+. If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the math section, you should take this updated course. Math preparation includes multi-step problems with applications in science, social science, career scenarios, and other real-life contexts. Students should have completed Algebra II. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. This course is for high school students.

Students must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): paper, pencils, a graphing calculator, and Official SAT Study Guide 2020 Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1457312199; ISBN-10: 1457312190)
 

Online format:  Live instruction via Zoom.

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Oct 10 - Nov 21
Sat
11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
XK-133 1345 #4851
(No class Oct. 31)
Preparation for the SAT Verbal Test
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Test Preparation

Ages 15+. If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the verbal section, you should take this updated course. Verbal preparation includes vocabulary and reading comprehension such as understanding the author’s message, rhetoric, synthesis, and understanding relationships in passages. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. This course is for high school students.

Students must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): paper, pencils, a graphing calculator, and Official SAT Study Guide 2020 Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1457312199; ISBN-10: 1457312190)
 

Online format:  Live instruction via Zoom.

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Oct 11 - Nov 22
Sun
11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
XK-142 1325 #6445
(No class Nov. 1.)
 
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