¡Vamos a viajar! Exploring the Spanish-Speaking World ($375)
2-week BLinc course (runs June 26 – July 7)
Rising 6th - 8th graders
Instructor: Alexandra Vranas Carita (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Embark on an exciting cultural journey through the Spanish-speaking world! This hybrid course will use interactive materials to explore the geography and customs of different Spanish-speaking countries. Visit vibrant cities like Mexico City, Santiago, and Barcelona and discover their unique traditions. As you build your Spanish language skills, you'll also explore the essential question of why we travel.
The course content will be delivered through the ICS learning management system, CREEKnet, with interactive, asynchronous materials and personalized instruction. You and your peers will have in-person sessions on the ICS campus (Tuesday afternoons from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm) to share your discoveries and practice commonly used travel phrases. Plus, there's an optional virtual lesson held on Thursday evenings with the exact time to be determined later based on the overall availability of the group.
Writing Your College Admission Essay ($450)
3-week BLinc course (runs June 26 – July 14)
Rising 11th - 12th graders
Instructor: Matt Bucci (email@example.com)
Writing about yourself can be challenging, especially when it is the only opportunity for an admissions officer to get to know the real you. This course helps students compose their college admission essay and provides them with a springboard to get ahead of the very busy (and sometimes stressful) college application process. Each week you will cultivate the tools necessary to develop and finish an essay ready to wow any college.
Participants will begin the course with an online, early-evening meeting held on Tuesday, June 27. During weeks two and three of the course, each student will schedule a Teams or Zoom-based one-on-one review of their essay with the course’s instructor.