Hawaii Learning Resource offers summer academic enrichment camps in Waimea

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<p>Hawaii Learning Resource offers summer academic enrichment camps in Waimea</p>

Applications are still being accepted for Hawaii Learning Resource’s Summer Academic Enrichment Camp for students entering grades 2 to 5 in the upcoming school year. The two-week day camp focuses on building on student’s learning skills in a fun, hands-on environment with an emphasis on observation, focus, and listening. Parents of camp students will be provided with a better understanding of their child’s learning strengths and challenges and receive strategies and resources to help in school and at home.

Hawaii Learning Resource’s Summer Academic Enrichment Camps, developed in collaboration with Assets School, are held in partnership with Hawaii Preparatory Academy in Waimea. The camps are taught by local educators trained by Assets School master teachers. Assets School is a private school located in Honolulu known for their innovative teaching practices and student success.

Grant funding to support the summer camps has been provided by the Thomas J. Long Foundation, Friends of Hawaii Charities and West Hawaii Fund.

Spy Camp Session 1 began June 10, however, space is still available in session 2, from June 24 through July 5. The camp is held in Waimea at HPA’s Village Campus, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Enrollment is limited to 20 students per session.

Application packets are available on the Hawaii Learning Resource website, www.hawaiilearningresource.org, or by calling 885-9318. Camp tuition is $500 per student for the two-week session and includes, lunch, snacks and supplies. Financial assistance is available to reduce the tuition with minimum tuition of $200 per session.

Hawaii Learning Resource is a Waimea based nonprofit organization established in 1997, whose mission is to empower all kinds of learners through partnerships that bring advances in teaching and learning to our community.