2022 Summer

2022 Onsite Summer Camp

Available in-person only

(Rising K-8th): Learning in a fun environment

Morning: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
A505OS (onsite) English literature analysis, writing workshop and vocabulary expansion

Afternoon: 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Public Speaking (B110) or Debate (B120), History, Math, Book Challenge, Quiz Bowl etc.

Full day (with extended care): 8:15 am - 6:00 pm

2022 Summer

Weekly Reading + Writing

Available online and in-person

Our flagship course combines 35 years of experience with expert instruction and the highest attention to detail. This class helps students master reading comprehension, develop a robust vocabulary, and write effective essays.

2022 Summer

A505(Online) and A505(Onsite): Literature Analysis, Writing Workshop, and Vocabulary Expansion

Available online and onsite

(Rising K - 7th) Classes will be divided based on grade level. Students can take multiple sessions because each session has different content.

Our flagship reading and writing summer camp class is fun and effective in improving students' reading and writing. This course has three integrated parts to help students build their solid reading and writing ability.

2022 Summer

A550: Bridging the Gap: High School Pre-AP/AP English All Essentials

Available online only

(Rising 9th - 12th) This course prepares and equips the students with the must-have skills to score high in challenging high school Pre-AP and AP English classes. It especially benefits all the rising 9th, 10th and 11th grade students who lack such preparation due to the inadequate teaching quality in the pandemic environment.

The class uses an AP English classroom teaching setup and students' work is evaluated using the rigorous high school English course grading standards. The reading material includes a range of complex fiction (primary Shakespeare's classic work) and nonfiction texts. The instructor grades each student's literature analysis essay and meets one-on-one with them to provide feedback.

2022 Summer

A560: High School English Timed Essay Writing Workshop

Available online only

(Rising 9th - 12th) In-class timed essay writing is a big challenging for most of the high school students in their English course studies. Our instructor helps the students to overcome this "barrier" and score high. It especially benefits all the rising 9th, 10th and 11th grade students who lack such preparation due to the inadequate teaching quality in the pandemic environment.​

This session is focused on close reading and analysis of shorter works of literature and applying the analysis to an in-class timed write as seen in all levels of high school English courses.

2022 Summer

A580 High School College Application Essay Writing

Available online only

(Rising 11th and 12th)

Two years ago, Instructor Ms. A was accepted into Harvard, Stanford, UPenn, Columbia, Bown, Dartmouth, Cornell and UChicago. Now she has a passion to help high school students to reach for their dream colleges. She frequently hosts college application writing workshops to help high school students for their college application.

College application essay writing can be an overwhelming experience for many students. The stakes can be high, but it is not always straightforward nor comfortable for students to write about themselves. Many students don’t know the underlying meaning of prompts and have puzzles with where to begin or how to develop a topic or topics to write about. Others know what story they want to tell but don’t know how to organize their narrative. This workshop will help students:

1. understand and analyze Common Application essay prompts
2. brainstorm essay topic(s)
3. select an essay topic and generate a narrative with details and a description
4. explore organizational choices
5. give and receive developmental feedback

2022 Summer

B140: Exploring History (Enrichment)

Available online and in-person

(Rising 4th - 8th)
This summer, our history guru instructor from Yale University's history department, the #1 ranked history department in the nation, will lead the students to explore the ancient history of Greek, Rome, etc. Do not miss this opportunity of gaining knowledge in a fun and engaging learning environment.

2022 Spring

High School Advanced English Writing Class

Available online and in-person

Designed for high school students taking challenging English classes, this program helps them improve their skills and grades by addressing their areas of weakness in a micro-class setting.

2022 Spring

Middle School English Literature Analysis and Writing

Available online only

This course is a fun and effective way to improve students' beyond grade-level English skills in comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, and essay writing.

2022 Spring

Science Bowl

Available online only

Program information ›

Our coaches will lead students to engage in exciting and fierce quiz bowl-style competition in a wide range of scientific areas. Students will learn mathematics, life science, earth and space, physics, and energy knowledge through carefully curated activities.

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Exploring History

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Our expert instructor from the history department of an Ivy League University teaches students how to explore history with an analytical mind. They will learn essential historical facts, perform guided historical research, and emerge in intriguing "what if..." questions to think critically about historical events and figures.

2022 Summer

A520: Scholastic Contest Academic Writing

(Rising 7th-12th) For the past two years, our students won more than 100 awards, including one national gold medal, two national silver medals, 43 Gold Keys, 41 Silver Keys, 33 Honorable Mention awards, in the Scholastic National Writing Contests, the nation's most prestigious recognition program for young writers in grades 7–12.

Such awards demonstrate students' high-level writing skills and add a heavyweight to their resumes, boosting their advantages when applying to private high schools or colleges.

This course teaches academic writing skills, such as using descriptive, analytical, persuasive, and critical writing styles to compose evidence-backed essays in a clear, concise, and focused style. (Course includes 30-minute private session)

Available online only

2022 Summer

A524: Scholastic Contest Creative Writing Workshop

(Rising 7th - 12th) For the past two years, our students won more than 100 awards, including one national gold medal, two national silver medals, 43 Gold Keys, 41 Silver Keys, 33 Honorable Mention awards, in the Scholastic National Writing Contests, the nation's most prestigious recognition program for young writers in grades 7–12.

Such awards demonstrate students' high-level writing skills and add a heavyweight to their resumes, boosting their advantages when applying to private high schools or colleges.

This course teaches students how to write better narrative work, including but not limited to short stories and poems. Throughout the course, the students will have the opportunity to workshop their drafts and get feedback on their work, working towards more polished work that meets the prestigious Scholastic Writing Contest standard.(Course includes 30-minute private session)

Available online only

2022 Summer

A525: Scholastic Contest Personal Narrative Writing Workshop

(Rising 7th - 12th) For the past two years, our students won more than 100 awards, including one national gold medal, two national  silver medals, 43 Gold Keys, 41 Silver Keys, 33 Honorable Mention awards, in the Scholastic National Writing Contests, the nation's most prestigious recognition program for young writers in grades 7–12.

Such awards demonstrate students' high-level writing skills and add a  heavyweight to their resumes, boosting their advantages when applying to private high schools or colleges.

This class also helps students to better "tell" their personal  stories to the private school or college admission officers in their essays to strengthen their application status. (Course includes 30-minute private session)

Available online only

2022 Summer

A531 ISEE Lower and Upper Level Bootcamp

(include a complimentary mock interview practice and the guidelines on how to get effective teacher recommendation letters) ISEE upper (applying 9th grade and up) and lower (applying 5th and 6th grade) courses are for students who want to keep their ISEE skills sharp before heading to this important private high school entrance exam. It is designed to prepare students for the exam's verbal reasoning, quantitative, reading comprehension, mathematics achievement, and essay sections.

Available in-person only

2022 Summer

B110: Public Speaking (Enrichment)

(Rising 3rd - 8th) Students can take multiple sessions because each Session has different contents)

Students will learn how to express themselves clearly before audiences, both in large and small settings. This class emphasizes speech, body language, voice, and tone, paired with proper expressions that they should use in various situations. Students will also gain confidence and learn techniques enabling them to start speeches and discussions quickly and with ease. They will also be trained to compete in public speaking tournaments.

Available online and in-person

2022 Summer

B120: Debate (Enrichment)

(Rising 5th - 9th, Novice and Advanced classes available, Students can take multiple sessions because each Session has different contents)

Our coaches have a great amount of experience in both debating and coaching debate. They have trained students winning the LD State and National championships as well as the LD and PF finalists, semifinalists, and quarterfinalists students in multiple national and local debate tournaments. Students' award details is at https://www.spidersmartsugarland.com/awards

Low coach-student ratio, fun, engaging and every student is attended.

Available online and in-person

2022 Spring

Public Speaking

By learning effective rhetoric, body language, voice, and tone, students will gain the skills needed to express themselves in front of different audiences. Advanced students will also be trained to compete in public speaking tournaments.

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Available online and in-person

2022 Spring

Debate

Learn and practice competitive debate skills with coaches who have trained our students to win the Texas State Championship and NSDA National Championship, as well as PF and LD semi- and quarter-finalists in numerous national competitions. We put our best effort in every student.

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Available online and in-person

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Scholastic Contest Creative Writing

This course teaches students how to write creative essay work for the national essay contest submission. Our teacher guides students in turning a blank sheet of paper into a teeming concert of voices and music and change how they and their readers think of the world and its inhabitants.

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(include a complimentary mock interview practice and the guidelines on how to get effective teacher recommendation letters) ISEE upper (applying 9th grade and up) and lower (applying 5th and 6th grade) courses are for students who want to keep their ISEE skills sharp before heading to this important private high school entrance exam. It is designed to prepare students for the exam's verbal reasoning, quantitative, reading comprehension, mathematics achievement, and essay sections.

2022 Summer

A531 ISEE Lower and Upper Level Bootcamp

Available in-person only

(Rising K - 7th) Classes will be divided based on grade level. Students can take multiple sessions because each session has different content.

Our flagship reading and writing summer camp class is fun and effective in improving students' reading and writing. This course has three integrated parts to help students build their solid reading and writing ability.

2022 Summer

A505(Online) and A505(Onsite): Literature Analysis, Writing Workshop, and Vocabulary Expansion

Available online and onsite

(Rising 7th-12th) For the past two years, our students won more than 100 awards, including one national gold medal, two national silver medals, 43 Gold Keys, 41 Silver Keys, 33 Honorable Mention awards, in the Scholastic National Writing Contests, the nation's most prestigious recognition program for young writers in grades 7–12.

Such awards demonstrate students' high-level writing skills and add a heavyweight to their resumes, boosting their advantages when applying to private high schools or colleges.

This course teaches academic writing skills, such as using descriptive, analytical, persuasive, and critical writing styles to compose evidence-backed essays in a clear, concise, and focused style. (Course includes 30-minute private session)

2022 Summer

A520: Scholastic Contest Academic Writing

Available online only

(Rising 7th - 12th) For the past two years, our students won more than 100 awards, including one national gold medal, two national silver medals, 43 Gold Keys, 41 Silver Keys, 33 Honorable Mention awards, in the Scholastic National Writing Contests, the nation's most prestigious recognition program for young writers in grades 7–12.

Such awards demonstrate students' high-level writing skills and add a heavyweight to their resumes, boosting their advantages when applying to private high schools or colleges.

This course teaches students how to write better narrative work, including but not limited to short stories and poems. Throughout the course, the students will have the opportunity to workshop their drafts and get feedback on their work, working towards more polished work that meets the prestigious Scholastic Writing Contest standard.(Course includes 30-minute private session)

2022 Summer

A524: Scholastic Contest Creative Writing Workshop

Available online only

(Rising 7th - 12th) For the past two years, our students won more than 100 awards, including one national gold medal, two national  silver medals, 43 Gold Keys, 41 Silver Keys, 33 Honorable Mention awards, in the Scholastic National Writing Contests, the nation's most prestigious recognition program for young writers in grades 7–12.

Such awards demonstrate students' high-level writing skills and add a  heavyweight to their resumes, boosting their advantages when applying to private high schools or colleges.

This class also helps students to better "tell" their personal  stories to the private school or college admission officers in their essays to strengthen their application status. (Course includes 30-minute private session)

2022 Summer

A525: Scholastic Contest Personal Narrative Writing Workshop

Available online only

(Rising 9th - 12th) This course prepares and equips the students with the must-have skills to score high in challenging high school Pre-AP and AP English classes. It especially benefits all the rising 9th, 10th and 11th grade students who lack such preparation due to the inadequate teaching quality in the pandemic environment.

The class uses an AP English classroom teaching setup and students' work is evaluated using the rigorous high school English course grading standards. The reading material includes a range of complex fiction (primary Shakespeare's classic work) and nonfiction texts. The instructor grades each student's literature analysis essay and meets one-on-one with them to provide feedback.

2022 Summer

A550: Bridging the Gap: High School Pre-AP/AP English All Essentials

Available online only

(Rising 9th - 12th) In-class timed essay writing is a big challenging for most of the high school students in their English course studies. Our instructor helps the students to overcome this "barrier" and score high. It especially benefits all the rising 9th, 10th and 11th grade students who lack such preparation due to the inadequate teaching quality in the pandemic environment.​

This session is focused on close reading and analysis of shorter works of literature and applying the analysis to an in-class timed write as seen in all levels of high school English courses.

2022 Summer

A560: High School English Timed Essay Writing Workshop

Available online only

(Rising 11th and 12th)

Two years ago, Instructor Ms. A was accepted into Harvard, Stanford, UPenn, Columbia, Bown, Dartmouth, Cornell and UChicago. Now she has a passion to help high school students to reach for their dream colleges. She frequently hosts college application writing workshops to help high school students for their college application.

College application essay writing can be an overwhelming experience for many students. The stakes can be high, but it is not always straightforward nor comfortable for students to write about themselves. Many students don’t know the underlying meaning of prompts and have puzzles with where to begin or how to develop a topic or topics to write about. Others know what story they want to tell but don’t know how to organize their narrative. This workshop will help students:

1. understand and analyze Common Application essay prompts
2. brainstorm essay topic(s)
3. select an essay topic and generate a narrative with details and a description
4. explore organizational choices
5. give and receive developmental feedback

2022 Summer

A580 High School College Application Essay Writing

Available online only

Our flagship course combines 35 years of experience with expert instruction and the highest attention to detail. This class helps students master reading comprehension, develop a robust vocabulary, and write effective essays.

2022 Summer

Weekly Reading + Writing

Available online and in-person

(Rising K-8th): Learning in a fun environment

Morning: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
A505OS (onsite) English literature analysis, writing workshop and vocabulary expansion

Afternoon: 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Public Speaking (B110) or Debate (B120), History, Math, Book Challenge, Quiz Bowl etc.

Full day (with extended care): 8:15 am - 6:00 pm

2022 Summer

2022 Onsite Summer Camp

Available in-person only

(Rising 3rd - 8th) Students can take multiple sessions because each Session has different contents)

Students will learn how to express themselves clearly before audiences, both in large and small settings. This class emphasizes speech, body language, voice, and tone, paired with proper expressions that they should use in various situations. Students will also gain confidence and learn techniques enabling them to start speeches and discussions quickly and with ease. They will also be trained to compete in public speaking tournaments.

2022 Summer

B110: Public Speaking (Enrichment)

Available online and in-person

(Rising 5th - 9th, Novice and Advanced classes available, Students can take multiple sessions because each Session has different contents)

Our coaches have a great amount of experience in both debating and coaching debate. They have trained students winning the LD State and National championships as well as the LD and PF finalists, semifinalists, and quarterfinalists students in multiple national and local debate tournaments. Students' award details is at https://www.spidersmartsugarland.com/awards

Low coach-student ratio, fun, engaging and every student is attended.

2022 Summer

B120: Debate (Enrichment)

Available online and in-person

(Rising 4th - 8th)
This summer, our history guru instructor from Yale University's history department, the #1 ranked history department in the nation, will lead the students to explore the ancient history of Greek, Rome, etc. Do not miss this opportunity of gaining knowledge in a fun and engaging learning environment.

2022 Summer

B140: Exploring History (Enrichment)

Available online and in-person

Designed for high school students taking challenging English classes, this program helps them improve their skills and grades by addressing their areas of weakness in a micro-class setting.

2022 Spring

High School Advanced English Writing Class

Available online and in-person

This course is a fun and effective way to improve students' beyond grade-level English skills in comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, and essay writing.

2022 Spring

Middle School English Literature Analysis and Writing

Available online only

Summer's in session.

New programs are here.

Need help choosing?

Why choose us?

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