Blended Courses

Earn an Ontario Secondary School credit through one of our blended learning courses this summer! These courses combine two weeks of on-campus learning and summer afternoon recreation, with two weeks of learning remotely, off-campus, from anywhere in the world.

While on campus, students engage in authentic learning experiences and choose from a wide array of traditional camp activities. The program is rounded out by afternoon and evening programming at our waterfront and on our beautiful 315-acre properties.

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  • Four week duration

     

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  • In-person and remote study

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  • Ontario Secondary School credit awarded

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  • 110 hours of in-person and online learning

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  • Small class size



Add an academic credit to summer camp fun

In both academic and athletic aspects of the Summer Academy, students are prompted to identify their strengths and passions and find ways of using both to advance their understanding. Teaching techniques encourage personalized learning and growth.

Dates and Fees

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  • Session 1: June 28 - July 23, 2021

    Duration
    Two weeks on campus, two weeks of remote learning

    Fees
    Day: $2,250 
    Boarding: $4,150
  • Session 2: August 9 - September 3, 2021

    Duration
    Two weeks on campus, two weeks of remote learning

    Fees
    Day: $2,250
    Boarding: $4,150
  • Laptops

    Students will need to bring a laptop computer to complete and submit academic assignments. Student residences and academic areas all have Wi-Fi.

Course Offerings

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  • Grade 9 Business, Leadership and the Environment

    Business, Leadership and the Environment (BBI10)
    Grade 9
    June 28 - July 23, 2021

    This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility. This course builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.

    Prerequisite: None
  • Grade 10 Science, Academic

    Science, Academic (SNC2D)
    Grade 10
    June 28 - July 23, 2021

    This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their understanding of scientific theories related to the connections between cells and systems in animals and plants; chemical reactions, with a particular focus on acid–base reactions; forces that affect climate and climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.

    Prerequisite: Science, Grade 9, Academic or Applied
  • Grade 11 Health for Life: Thriving at an Independent School

    Health for Life (PPZ3C)
    Grade 11
    August 9 - September 3, 2021

    This course enables students to examine the factors that influence their own health practices and behaviours as well as those factors that contribute to the development of healthy communities. It emphasizes the concept of wellness, which addresses all aspects of well-being – physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, and social – and promotes healthy eating, physical activity, and building and maintaining a positive sense of self. Students will develop the skills necessary to make healthy choices and create a personal wellness plan. They will also design initiatives that encourage others to lead healthy, active lives. The course prepares students for college programs in health sciences, fitness, wellness, and health promotion. 

    Prerequisite: None
  • Grade 11 Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology

    Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology (HSP3U)
    Grade 11
    June 28 - July 23, 2021

    Students in this course can expect to participate in archaeological digs on the Lakefield campus, and will engage actively with students from other summer programs to complete sociological research projects. This course provides students with opportunities to think critically about theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science research, and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues within the three disciplines.

    Prerequisite: The Grade 10 academic course in English, or the Grade 10 academic history course (Canadian and world studies)
  • Grade 12 Advanced Functions

    Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
    Grade 12
    June 28 - July 23, 2021

    For students who learn best in person, but want some flexibility in their summer, this Advanced Functions course offers the best of both worlds. Spend two weeks on campus with in-person classes, and then complete the credit online, once you have established relationships with the teacher and other students. This course extends students’ experience with functions. Students will investigate the properties of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; develop techniques for combining functions; broaden their understanding of rates of change; and develop facility in applying these concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended both for students taking the Calculus and Vectors course as a prerequisite for a university program and for those wishing to consolidate their understanding of mathematics before proceeding to any one of a variety of university programs.

    Prerequisite: Functions, Grade 11, University Preparation, or Mathematics for College Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation
Session dates will vary depending on the program. Students have the option to participate either as overnight (boarding) students or as day students (8:30 am - 4:30 pm/Monday through Saturday).

Please note that all courses are subject to enrollment and may be cancelled by July 1, 2021;  in this case, students will be offered a refund. Students will be given the opportunity to transfer to another credit should their primary selection be cancelled.

School Information

4391 County Road 29, Lakefield Ontario K0L 2H0   705.652.3324   admissions@lcs.on.ca

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Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.

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