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1. Online payment through Zelle: discover386@hotmail.com, 

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P.O. box 386

Great Falls, VA 22066

Registration for 2024 Summer Classes is OPEN

2024 Summer Online/In-Person Class Session  Days Time
TJ prep_Math & Science Essay Writing_English Student Portrait Sheet 7/15/2024 to 8/9/2024 Mon.Wed.Fri 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Chemistry Honor 6/27/2023 to 8/6/2023 Tue. Thu. Sun 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Biology Honor 6/24/2024 to 7/31/2024 Mon.Wed.Fri. 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Pre_Cal/Trigonometry/TJ math 4_math5 6/24/2024 to 8/4/2024 Mon.Wed.Fri 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Geometry Honor 7/1/2024 to 8/9/2024 Mon.Wed.Sun 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Algebra 2 Honor/TJ math 3 6/24/2024 to 8/9/2024 Mon.Tue.Wed.thu.Fri. 10:00am to 12:00pm
Advanced SAT_ACT English prep 7/13/2024 to 8/20/2024 Mon.Tue.thu.Sat. 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Advanced SAT_ACT math prep 8/7/2024 to 8/21/2024 Wed.Sun 7:00pm to 9:00pm

more classes are coming...

Early registration discount for 2024 Fun Science Summer Camp at Discover Learning Center sponsored by Haycock Elementary School PTA 

Up to $200 discount per student/per session by received the Registration information and Full Payment, before 5/26/2024 (see the details in the schedule) Coupon Code: 05262024F for full day camp registration.

Up to $100 discount per student/per session by received the Registration information and Full Payment before 5/26/2024.  Coupon: 05262024H for half day camp registration.

Session 106/20/2024 to 07/3/2024 (3 weeks)

Session 1 LocationHaycock Elementary School at McLean/Falls Church. 

Session 2:  07/8/2024 to 07/26/2024, (3 weeks).

Session 2 LocationHaycock Elementary School at McLean/Falls Church 

2024 Fun Science Summer Camp at Discover Learning Center is sponsored by Haycock Elementary School PTA 

Welcome to the Fun Science Summer Camp at Discover Learning Center! We provide a high quality, unique and fun leaning experience with science-based team activities. Our camp is designed to foster creativity and collaboration as science is explored in a playful and engaging atmosphere.

This summer program is designed to give students knowledge and experience concerning Science Olympiad, MathCounts, Critical thinking and various technologies. Concurrently, we will engage in courses in writing, reading, and math.

Science Olympiad program seeks to build interests and inspire passion through teamwork, hands-on experiences, variety in topics, and fun and rewarding tournaments.

Discover Learning Center is a fulfilling learning environment with devoted teachers that are carefully selected. Not only are they teachers but also are role models for our students.  All teachers are Fairfax Public school certified and/or Virginia AAP endorsement.

At the end of each session, we will celebrate individual and team achievements.

The final winner from all the activities and competitions will have a free movie ticket.

Parents and Students Testimonials:

“My son loves this summer camp.  He had much fun throughout activities and classes.” M. Chen

“It is so much fun in the team building activities.” A. Kim

“Fortunately, my daughter leaned the 6th grade math in the summer camp.  During the school year, her math teacher took one semester off.  The classes were taught by sub.” M. M

“My kids told me, not to come and pick up them earlier.  They love the camp so much.” J. Wang

“It is the best summer camp ever!” -- C Xu

“Can you not to pick up me before 5:30 pm please!”  -- A M Rad

“The kids learnt and had fun. We will come back next year!” – R. Mallik

Daily Schedule:

8:15 am to 8:30 am: Drop off time.

8:30 am to 12:30 pm: Two-hour English class, Two-hour Math class, a recess between the two classes.  The students are fully engaged.

Teacher: English teachers and Math teachers

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm:  Two-hour Science Olympiad project and competition.  The students are fully engaged.

Teacher: Science teacher

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm: MathCounts practice/competition, Critical Thinking, Spelling Bee competition, Sports competition, Chess, Computer Science, Debate and Team-building activities.  The students are fully engaged.

Teacher: Math and/or Science teacher

5:30 to 6:30 pm: Afternoon Extended Care ($15 per day)

Every morning (8:30am to 12:30pm): the program will cover English reading comprehension, writing and grammar for two hours, math for two hours. The curriculums, lessons plan and materials in English and Math classes carry on with the high quality at Discover Learning Center during summer camp.  The students will have a recess between the two classes. The classes will be taught by the English teachers and math teachers from FCPS. For details of each grade, please see below.  

Science Olympiad: Every afternoon for two hours, all the students will participate in the full-life cycle of the Science Olympiad projects design, building, practice and preparation for the competition at the end.  The Science teacher will coordinate and coach the teams.  The team will receive scores every day.

Team-building activities: Every afternoon, the last two hours, the team-building activities is the most fun part. There is no body want to miss it.  All events and competitions will be between the teams instructed by teacher.  Here are the basic items in the team building activities, but not limited to:

  • Mathcounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Other activities

Scoring: Each team will receive scores from the Science Olympiad activities and team-building events every day. The winner of the session is determined by each team's overall score and individual score. 

Full Day Summer Camp Sessions: (Monday to Friday, drop off at 8:15 am, From 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, students will be engaged by teachers)

Half Day Summer Camp Sessions: (Monday to Friday, drop off at 8:15 am, Classes start at 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, or 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm)

Session 1:  06/20/2024 to 07/3/2024 (3 weeks)

Session 1 Location:  Haycock Elementary School at McLean/Falls Church.  It will be finalized after March 1st, 2024.

Note: the schedule may be subject to change based on the FCPS facility schedule.

session 1

       

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

6/20/2024

6/21/2024

6/24/2024

6/25/2024

6/26/2024

6/27/2024

6/28/2024

7/1/2024

7/2/2024

7/3/2024

 

 

         

Session 2:  07/08/2024 to 07/26/2024, (3 weeks)

Session 2 Location: Haycock Elementary School at McLean/Falls Church.  It will be finalized after March 1st, 2024.

Note: the schedule may be subject to change based on the FCPS facility schedule.

session 2

       

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7/8/2024

7/9/2024

7/10/2024

7/11/2024

7/12/2024

7/15/2024

7/16/2024

7/17/2024

7/18/2024

7/19/2024

7/22/2024

7/23/2024

7/24/2024

7/25/2024

7/26/2024

 

Early Registration before 4/28/2024: up to $200 discount per student/per session by received the Registration form and Full Payment,  before 4/28/2024 (see the details in the schedule) Coupon Code: 04282024F

$100 discount per student/per session by received the Registration form and Full Payment Coupon: 04282024H for half day camp registration.

The registration fee for summer camp: $30 per student, it is non-refundable

The price includes tuition and snacks, does not include books, materials, and lunch. There is no hidden cost

For weekly and daily registration, please contact Discover Learning Center for assistance at discover386@hotmail.com.

Weekly Tuition=(1 week =120%), (2 weeks = 110%), (3  or more weeks=100%) of per week in session tuition. Returning students weekly tuition= 100% of per week in session tuition

Daily Tuition = 150% of per day in session tuition

Multiple Sessions discount: -$30.00, starting from the 2nd session for every session.

Sibling Discount: -$30.00 for the second child per session

The Late Registration fee will be charged after 5/12/2024: +$100.00 per student, per session, it is non-refundable

Lunch: Students can order lunch from our center.  We will post the lunch menu weekly on Instagram.  Usually from the popular fast-food restaurants, such as, Chick-fil-A, Polo Chicken and restaurants nearby, and accepted by most of the students. (Instagram ID: discover386)

Afternoon Extended Care ($15 per day): 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

 

Payment:

Zelle: discover386@hotmail.com, Discover Learning Center

Check: mail check to: P.O. Box 386, Great Falls, VA 22066

Note: Discover Learning Center reserves the rights to adjust the schedule, pricing, terms, and conditions due to the rental increase and enrollment status

Security, Safety and Health:

Student’s security, Safety and health are the top priorities at Discover Learning Center.  We follow the Fairfax County public school security, safety, and health regulations.  Students are supervised by Discover Learning Center staffs on the campus.

 

Program Details

Rising 1st Grade:

Naglieri Nonverbal Test (Grade 1): NNAT test Pattern Completion, Reasoning by Analogy, Serial Reasoning and Spatial Visualization and math.

English and Math: Every morning, the program will cover English reading comprehension, writing and grammar, second-grade math, and more. 

Afternoon Team Activities:

  • Science Olympiad Projects
  • MathCounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Team-building activities

 

Rising 2nd Grade:

FCPS Cognitive Abilities Test (FX CogAT-Custom Form for Grade 2): Verbal Analogies, Sentence completion, Verbal Classification, Number analogies, Number Puzzles, Number Sequence, Figure Matrices, Paper Folding and Figure Classification and math.

English and Math: Every morning, the program will cover English reading comprehension, writing and grammar, third-grade math, and more. 

Afternoon Team Activities:

  • Science Olympiad Projects
  • MathCounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Team-building activities

 

Rising 3rd Grade:

English and Math: The program will cover English reading comprehension, writing and grammar, fourth-grade math, and more. 

Science Olympiad Division A: Students learn and practice for Science Olympiad. Teams compete in events covering scientific knowledge, processes, and applications. Students will be introduced to event rules and practice for both building and study events.

Afternoon Team Activities:

  • Science Olympiad Projects
  • MathCounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Team-building activities

 

Rising 4th Grade:

English and Math: The program will cover English reading comprehension, writing and grammar, fifth-grade math, and more. 

Science Olympiad Division A: Students learn and practice for the Science Olympiad. Teams compete in the events covering scientific knowledge, processes, and applications. Students will be introduced to event rules and practice for both building and study events.

Afternoon Team Activities:

  • Science Olympiad Projects
  • MathCounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Team-building activities

 

Rising 5th Grade:

English and Math: The program will cover English reading comprehension, writing and grammar, sixth-grade math, and more. 

Science Olympiad Division A: Students learn and practice for the Science Olympiad. Teams compete in the events covering scientific knowledge, processes, and applications. Students will be introduced to event rules and practice for both building and study events.

Afternoon Team Activities:

  • Science Olympiad Projects
  • MathCounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Team-building activities

 

Rising 6th Grade: Science Olympiad Division B, Pre-Algebra (for IWWA test=IOWA test prep.)

English and Math: The program will cover English reading comprehension, writing and grammar, Pre-Algebra, IOWA test prep. and more. 

Science Olympiad Division B: Students learn and practice for Science Olympiad. Teams compete in the events covering scientific knowledge, processes, and applications. Science Olympiad topics include but aren’t limited to earth science, physics, astronomy, biology, and chemistry.

Afternoon Team Activities:

  • Science Olympiad Projects
  • MathCounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Team-building activities

 

Rising 7th Grade:

English and Math: The program will cover English reading comprehension, writing and grammar, Algebra 1, and/or Geometry. 

Science Olympiad Division B: Students learn and practice for Science Olympiad. Teams compete in the events covering scientific knowledge, processes, and applications. Science Olympiad topics include but aren’t limited to earth science, physics, astronomy, biology, and chemistry.

Afternoon Team Activities:

  • Science Olympiad Projects
  • MathCounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Team-building activities

 

Rising 8th/TJ prep:

The goal of the TJ prep summer camp is to prepare students for the Math and Science Problem-Solving essay writing, and Students Portrait sheet writing.   During the program, students will spend considerable time in class and at home on science, math, and writing. The course will cover grammar and writing conventions; students will be required to practice writing one essay during each class session and another essay between sessions at home.  The instructor will provide students with individualized feedback designed to help each student to improve his/her writing skills. The same teachers teaching TJ prep. in spring will teach TJ prep. during the summer. The course will cover the same curriculum and materials in the spring semester:

  • SPS: Students Portrait Sheet
  • TJHSST Essays: Problem Solving Essay

Afternoon Team Activities:

  • Science Olympiad Projects
  • MathCounts practice/competition
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spelling Bee competition
  • Sports competition
  • Chess
  • Computer Science
  • Debate
  • Team-building activities

 

Note: Discover Learning Center reserves the right to adjust the schedule, pricing, terms, and conditions due to the rental increase and enrollment status.

 

Discover Learning Center

(703) 856 7057

Wechat ID: dlc386

discover386@hotmail.com

Instagram: discover386

 

Testimonials

Reviews from our parents and students

"I did mock tests in 2019 and I got into TJHSST class of 2024. Thank you for providing mock exams that were similar in difficulty to the TJ tests. It helped me learn what I needed to improve on to help me achieve the percentiles I got." - Laura

"Hi Lisa, Thanks a lot! My son got an offer from TJ, he got 100% in reading, 99% in both science and math. David dad" - David dad

"Thank for all the teachers, and you!! My son is accepted TJ and he was registered student the TJ prep. Again, thank you for your hard work, Yoomi" - Yoomi

"Lisa Z- Thanks to your excellent preparatory class, our son’s very strong performance on the Day 1 exam (Science 100, Math 99, Verbal 97 percentiles) and his strong SIS essays made up for poor performance on the extremely difficult math essay and he was accepted! -Lisa L. 3/22/2020" - -Lisa L.

"I was honored to be accepted by TJHSST and the course contributed a lot to my success! The teachers were very committed and the tons of practices were very helpful! –Gloria Lisa, thanks again! 3/23/2020" - Gloria

"I really appreciate all the help you gave me in math. Thank you so much!" - Alex

"My daughter was accepted by TJHSST class of 2022. Thank you for your help throughout the process." - Ellen

"My son enjoyed and learned a lot from this English class. This is a high quality class and I highly recommend to my friends. Thank you so much for your hard work." - Judy

"I am happy to let you know that my daughter got accepted by TJHSST class of 2022. She is thrilled and said the course helped her tremendously in her preparations." - Dee

"I got accepted by TJHSST class of 2022. Thank you, because the class was very very helpful!" - Anonymous

"We are happy to inform you that our son has been selected for TJ high school and thankful for all the teachers who made him to be successful in these tests. We believe you have best teachers and training method for the TJ preparation." - Swamy and Rashmi

"We are so appreciative of the time and effort you have taken with Emily. She has been accepted by TJ and Phillips Academy." - Mark

How to Pay?

1. Online payment through Zelle: discover386@hotmail.com,

Discover Learning Center

Note: please indicate the class and student name when you pay via Zelle

Or

2. Mail the check to: Note: please indicate the class and student name when you send your check.

P.O. box 386

Great Falls, VA 22066