St. Jude's Academy Blog

Keep Calm and Send Your Kids to Summer Camp

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Aug 1, 2017 6:51:26 AM

Scheduling an entire summer’s worth of activities for your kids to do can be daunting. Parents want to keep their kids entertained and engaged, while also giving them a chance to enjoy their holiday and just have fun being a kid. The solution for everyone involved is kids summer camp, where campers days are filled with great activities, and where they can spend time having fun with their friends. St. Jude’s Academy summer camps are among the finest in the area, not just for our exciting daily schedule of activities, but because of one of our biggest draws: the field trips.

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Don’t Let Netflix Zap Your Child’s Learning This Summer – Send Them to a Summer Camp for Kids

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jul 21, 2017 7:11:28 AM

Thinking about your child forgetting everything they’ve learned in school while they spend an entire summer in front of the TV is enough to stress any parent out. Save yourself the worry of what your child will do all summer long by enrolling them in a summer camp for kids that fills their day with a combination of exciting and enriching activities. The right camp will give your kids a great summer education without them even knowing it. When kids are free to play and explore they do not even realize that they’re leaning, making them eager participants in nearly any discipline.

 

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Summer Education Doesn’t Have to Be Boring: Come to a Fun Camp for Kids

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jul 19, 2017 9:56:45 AM

If the idea of summer school makes your kids groan in protest, you are not alone. Sitting in a classroom and pouring over textbooks sounds like a terrible way to spend a summer vacation, and at St. Jude’s Academy we couldn’t agree more! Our summer camp for kids is the perfect way to combine learning and education with the fun that kids really long for. Our mission is to educate children through fun and inspiring activities which will fill their summer days with laughter and excitement while exposing them to a variety of disciplines. Both kids and their parents love our school holiday camp for our activities and these are some of the most popular areas that we focus on:

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10 Reasons Why Learning English in Canada is the Best Decision You’ll Ever Make

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jul 17, 2017 9:53:36 AM

When searching for the best private schools in Canada, you may want to consider one that includes English as a second language, if English is not your Mother tongue. If you’ve never thought about learning English or brushing up on your English skills, here’s a list on how English can help your child.

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St. Jude’s Academy Primary Years Programme (PYP) Receives Top Scores from International Baccalaureate Evaluators

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 30, 2017 7:29:48 AM

St. Jude's Academy has always been one of the well-respected private schools in Mississauga. St. Jude’s is renowned for an outstanding International Baccalaureate program that it offers to its upper and lower  school students. As part of our Primary Years Programme (PYP) evaluation and to fulfill an important International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) requirement, St. Jude’s Academy recently welcomed the IB evaluators.  We are pleased to announce that after going through a holistic evaluations process, St. Jude's Academy received top marks in all areas of the programme.

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5 Reasons Why Your Child Should Come to St. Jude’s Kids Summer Camp

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 29, 2017 5:34:56 AM

At St. Jude’s Academy, we pride ourselves on offering our students a wide range of excellent programs, and our kids' summer camp is one of the best that we have to offer. Summer camps are a great opportunity for children to explore, learn about themselves, for friendships, or just have fun. Our camps are noteworthy for many reasons which appeal to both children and their parents. Anyone who is considering summer camp for their child should consider these top 5 reasons for why attending our camp is an ideal choice:

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Multiculturalism at St Jude’s Academy (ESL School Camps)

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 28, 2017 6:49:42 AM

Children enjoy learning whenever there is an opportunity to have fun. With this simple belief in mind, we designed St. Jude’s Academy’s ESL Academic Camp for intercultural children to help improve their English language skills in an engaging and positive way. Camps like ours, with a specific focus in mind, are often a much better fit for children with unique learning goals, rather than public camps which are more generic in nature. A private ESL school-based camp gives children an opportunity to learn in an environment which provides high-quality education, and and enriching extracurricular programs. There are many reasons why an ESL Academic Camp may be right for your adolescent or teen child, and the top reasons why parents favour this type of camp are:

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What Makes St. Jude’s Academy’s Kids Summer Camp Stand Out?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 27, 2017 6:29:13 AM

There’s nothing quite like kids’ summer camp, with memories that can potentially last a lifetime. Summer camp is a place where kids are guaranteed to have a great time, whether its forming new friendships, or participating in a variety of leadership activities. At St. Jude’s, our camps go beyond the standard summer programs, gearing student towards an amusing educational and social experience.

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IB or AP: Which One Is a Smarter Choice?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 5, 2017 4:00:28 AM

While the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Advanced Placement (AP) programs both provide high school students with premier education and unique opportunities, these programs are not entirely the same. If you’re researching AP and IB schools in Mississauga, then you may be curious as to what the difference is; and to know which one would be the best choice for your child. Depending on you and your children’s goals for education, you can create a formulate a focused and well-planned path to success.

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Do IB Students Perform Better in University?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jun 2, 2017 7:10:43 AM

While many individuals are aware of the fact that International Baccalaureate schools focus on delivering a premier learning experience to its student body, many question whether it has a significant impact as they progress into post-secondary education. Before looking at the admissions process into an IB program in Ontario, you should have a strong grasp of the advantages associated with this academic investment. As schools become increasingly competitive, helping your kids prepare during their developmental years will allow them to thrive in university, and eventually land a suitable career in the future.

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