Programs
Academic Camps

Geometry

Program Info

In an intensive six-week program, students will complete a full course of Euclidean geometry, including formal proofs with a focus on skills and techniques that are required in higher mathematics courses and on standardized tests. Special emphasis is placed on the types of problems that students will encounter on the PSAT and SAT exams. Cooperative learning will be used to encourage the develop.m.ent of communication, reasoning, and problem-solving skills. Course credit and advancement to algebra II and trigonometry will be given to Gill St. Bernard's School students who attain a B- or better in this summer course. Course credit may also be available to students from other schools.

Pre-requisite: algebra I.

Specifics

List of 4 items.

  • Grades 9-12

  • June 17 – July 26 (closed on July 4th & 5th); 8:15 AM – 12:15 PM; Fee: $1,600

  • What to Bring / What to Wear

    • Students should bring pencils and paper. They may bring a water bottle and a snack if needed. Students should dress appropriately for activities (e.g., comfortable and appropriate shoes, shorts, and t-shirts).
    • A notebook and a calculator (TI-84) are required.
    • If you will be combining Geometry with another half-day Hi Hills program, your child will be provided lunch each day.
  • Drop Off & Pick Up

    AM Drop Off: 8:15 AM
    PM Pick Up: 12:15 PM

    Drop off for the Geometry course should be at the Upper School car line. Students should not be dropped off before 8:00 a.m.. All students who are not signed up for another camp at the end of Geometry must be picked up at 12:15 P.M. at the Upper School car line.