Mid-July 2019 Update:

Welcome to the midpoint of the summer!  We have had a great first two months, full of learning and fun.

Our arts and athletics programs have ended for this summer, but we still have some amazing options for August  2019 -- including opportunities to brush up on your Algebra, college essays, and study skills before September in a relaxed, positive environment.

Check out Back-to-School Prep Courses (below) to learn more.

Laura Boyer
Director of Summer Programs

202-362-8882
summer@burkeschool.org

Back-to-School Prep Courses

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  • Algebra 1 Prep (Aug. 12-16)

    Dates: August 12 - August 16
    Time: 9 am - 12 pm
    Grades: 8-10
    Teacher: Jenn Chudy
    Tuition: $304
     
    Solidify your basic math and pre-algebra skills before moving up to Algebra 1. We will work on basic numeracy skills, mathematics vocabulary, equation solving and graphing (up through linear equations), linear inequality solving and graphing, modeling real world scenarios with linear equations, and solving absolute value equations. 
  • Algebra 2 Prep (Aug. 12-16)

    Dates: August 12 - August 16
    Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
    Grades: 8-10
    Teacher: Jenn Chudy
    Tuition: $304
     
    Solidify your skills before moving up to Algebra 2. We will work on numeracy, linear equation solving and graphing, quadratic equation solving and graphing, linear inequality solving and graphing, systems of equations, and simplifying exponents and radicals.
  • College Essay Writing (Aug. 12-16)

    Dates: August 12 – 16
    Time: 1st Session 9 am – 11 am, 2nd Session 1 pm – 3 pm
    Grades: 12
    Teacher: Gina Dominick
    Tuition: $304
     
    The college essay allows you the unique opportunity to present the most rich and truthful picture of yourself to a college or university. Choose a great topic and deliver your essay in fine, clear language. Students will have about one hour of at-home work each night of the course. Suggested pre-course and post-course work will also be offered. Write the best essay possible, before senior year begins!
  • Study Skills (Aug. 19-23)

    Dates: August 19 - August 23
    Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
    Grades: 6-8
    Teacher: Susan Feldman
    Tuition: $304
    In Study Skills students will learn how to:
    1. organize materials,
    2. record assignments & use SIS to find or check assignments,
    3. manage their time for daily assignments and setting up a schedule for long term assignments
    4. take notes from written materials and from lectures
    5. how to make note cards - both written & with the help of Noodle Tools.

    The class will also do a general review of how to read texts and a review of basic mathematics. Students will be provided with binders, papers, note cards, Post-its, pens/pencils.

Science & Technology

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  • Girls Who Code - Website Design & Development (Aug. 5-16)

    Dates: August 5 - August 16
    Times: 9 am - 4 pm
    Grades: 6-10
    Teacher: Girls Who Code Campus Instructor
    Tuition: $1,999
    Burke is excited to share that we are partnering with the nationally-recognized organization Girls Who Code to host two-week summer programs called Girls Who Code Campus! Since 2012, Girls Who Code has connected over 90,000 girls across the country to coding education and a sisterhood of fellow creators!

    At Campus programs, our students will:
    • Join a supportive sisterhood of girls who code all across the US.
    • Connect coding to their interests
    • Build bravery and confidence
    • Learn more about careers and women in tech
     
    Use code BURKE to save $200 on tuition

    Campus offers a research-based curriculum taught by high-caliber instructors. These courses will prepare girls to consider careers in technology, expose them to role models in STEM fields, and introduce them to the national Girls Who Code alumni network of ambitious, creative young women. Questions? Email campus@girlswhocode.com.
  • Girls Who Code - Wearable Tech & Fashion Design (July 8-19)

    Dates: July 8 - July 19
    Times: 9 am - 4 pm
    Grades: 6-10
    Teacher: Girls Who Code Campus Instructor
    Tuition: $1,999
    Burke is excited to share that we are partnering with the nationally-recognized organization Girls Who Code to host two-week summer programs called Girls Who Code Campus! Since 2012, Girls Who Code has connected over 90,000 girls across the country to coding education and a sisterhood of fellow creators!

    At Campus programs, our students will:
    • Join a supportive sisterhood of girls who code all across the US.
    • Connect coding to their interests
    • Build bravery and confidence
    • Learn more about careers and women in tech
     
    Use code BURKE to save $200 on tuition

    Campus offers a research-based curriculum taught by high-caliber instructors. These courses will prepare girls to consider careers in technology, expose them to role models in STEM fields, and introduce them to the national Girls Who Code alumni network of ambitious, creative young women. Questions? Email campus@girlswhocode.com.
     
  • Girls Who Code - iPhone App Development (July 22 - Aug. 2)

    Dates: July 22 - August 2
    Times: 9 am - 4 pm
    Grades: 8-12
    Teacher: Girls Who Code Campus Instructor
    Tuition: $1,999
    Burke is excited to share that we are partnering with the nationally-recognized organization Girls Who Code to host two-week summer programs called Girls Who Code Campus! Since 2012, Girls Who Code has connected over 90,000 girls across the country to coding education and a sisterhood of fellow creators!

    At Campus programs, our students will:
    • Join a supportive sisterhood of girls who code all across the US.
    • Connect coding to their interests
    • Build bravery and confidence
    • Learn more about careers and women in tech
     
    Use code BURKE to save $200 on tuition

    Campus offers a research-based curriculum taught by high-caliber instructors. These courses will prepare girls to consider careers in technology, expose them to role models in STEM fields, and introduce them to the national Girls Who Code alumni network of ambitious, creative young women. Questions? Email campus@girlswhocode.com.

Arts

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Athletics

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Credit Bearing Courses

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  • Tuition

    All tuition must be paid in full in order to reserve a space in your preferred class.

    Burke reserves the right to close registration for programs which are full and cancel programs that are under-subscribed. Textbooks and other course-related materials will be provided.
  • Forms

    A completed registration must be submitted along with your full tuition prior to the start of your program. Please click on the online registration link below.
  • Academic Credit

    For academic courses, Burke will send home a written report of each student’s progress at the end of the summer. If requested, a copy of the report will also be sent to the student’s school.
  • Cancellations & Withdrawal

    All summer programs require a minimum enrollment; you will be notified at least two weeks prior to the start date in the event the program must be canceled. We will be happy to move campers into other programs on our campus or refund deposit and fees promptly.

    If a student withdraws from a class prior to two weeks before the start of class, 75% of the tuition will be refunded. Withdrawals made after two weeks before the class start date receive no refund.
  • Financial Aid

    Edmund Burke School commits to programs that help make a Burke education financially feasible for families from a wide range of economic backgrounds. Although we are unable to meet all requests for assistance, there is limited aid available. Information on financial aid for summer programs may be obtained by contacting Brandy Menzel, Director of Summer Programs.
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