Taejon Christian International School

Student Camps

TCIS often partners with other institutions to offer various seasonal camps on our Technovalley campus. While these are not directly related to our curriculum, they do meet with our overall mission to promote learning in our students and in children everywhere. Take a look to see what camps are coming up!

Contact Ms. Kate Oh for inquiries and registration (ohk@tcis.or.kr)

TCIS/KAIST Winter Science Camp (December 27-30, 2016)

  • For current/entering TCIS students in grades 6-10
  • Day camp structure OR housing options available in TCIS dormitories
  • This year's focus will be on Circuits & Robotics. The camp will teach scientific principles and will provide hands-on opportunities for work and experimentation with those learned principles.
  • Learning is led by highly qualified Korean and international instructors in a partnership between TCIS and KAIST science programs.

The TCIS-KAIST Winter Science Camp focuses on every aspect of science from basic science to engineering. This year the camp will focused on Robotics, Programming/Coding and Electronic design. Students will work on DCI – Design/Create/Innovate (Robotics) using Programming/Coding Software. The camp will incorporate both fun and hard work to help convey science and engineering concepts.

Students will travel to KAIST and will be challenged academically with exciting lectures given by KAIST professors and students, and will have hands-on-training experiments. Mr. Lawrence Kok, former IBDP teacher, will return from Dubai to lead this camp for the fifth year. This will be a great opportunity for students to gain new appreciation for science and its inspirations. We are involving selected senior students and alumni as TAs for this program to give our students opportunity to establish mentor relationships to establish friendships among peers that could last for a long time.

Exciting explorations, delightful discoveries, and amazing adventures include:

  • Discover renewable sources of energy by utilizing different knowledge background of Chemistry, Biology, Physics!
  • Spend a day at KAIST with KAIST students to explore various science and engineering projects.
  • Explore dorm life and enjoy many activities!
  • Connect with TCIS students and alumni!
  • Create memories to last a lifetime!

When: Dec. 27-30, 2016, including 3 nights in TCIS dorms (one full day at KAIST)

Who: ALL current or entering TCIS MYP students (6th- 10th grade)

Cost: KRW 490,000 won including dorm stay, all meals and snacks, laboratory supplies and visit to KAIST.
*Note: Any profits made from the camp will be used for improvement of future science camps and TCIS science department.

If you are interested in attending the camp, please sign up at the Secondary School Office or email this form to ohk@tcis.or.kr by December 1st.

College Preparatory Camp (June 5 - July 8, 2015)

  • For students in grades 9-12
  • Day camp structure OR housing option available in TCIS dormitories
  • This camp will focus on multiple aspects of preparing to present one's self for college acceptance. Topics such as SAT preparation, college essay writing and application scenarios will be covered.

Intensive English Language Study Camp (June 5 - July 8, 2015)

  • For students in grades 5-10
  • Day camp structure OR housing option available in TCIS dormitories
  • This camp will focus on intensive study for English language acquisition and development. A variety of programs will be presented to help teach both oral and written language skills.

Summer Reading Adventure Camp (July 18-23, 2015)

  • For students in grades K2-7
  • Day Camp Structure (no housing available)
  • This camp will focus on developing reading skills and really try promote a love and excitement for personal reading in younger children.
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