SPRING SEMESTER PROGRAM START DATES & EVENTS
Tutoring program – January 24
SAT Preparation – January 28
Reading Adventures program – February 4
Pre-STEM program – February 11
College Admissions Workshop – March 25
College Tour (5 days) – April 17
Career Speaker Series – April 26
The YSI office is closed today (2/9/2017) due to inclement weather. No programs or meeting will be held today. YSI staff look forward to seeing you on Saturday for our tutoring program and/or our Pre-STEM presentation. Both program are scheduled from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
Young Scholars’ Institute’s spring semester begins January 24. All programs are open for registration. YSI staff encourages parents, friends and neighbors to obtain program details and share them with area youth. There are a variety of enrichment programs, remedial support and special events to assist students in their academic pursuits and cultural development. Several programs include parental participation to help parents become education advocates and enable them to reinforcement the healthy study habits that students need.
Dear Parents and Students,
We are nearing the midpoint of the fall semester. Reports cards will be distributed in approximately three weeks and early decision deadlines for colleges are fast approaching. Are your child’s grades where they should be? Did your child begin the college application process yet?
Young Scholars’ Institute is your education and youth development partner. We are here to help your students… our students improve academic performance and gain cultural exposure. This is a great time to reach college readiness milestones with programs such as, the Fall College Tour and the College Admissions Lecture. The SAT Preparation Course will be offered again in late January 2017.
Contact us today to learn more about our enrichment programs.
Young Scholars’ Institute (YSI) invites the community to enjoy this cultural trip and have a Friday evening Broadway musical experience. The price includes a ticket to the Friday evening performance of The Color Purple, a Tony Award winning show, round-trip transportation from YSI, a dinner box and meet & greet with cast members, such as Trenton’s own Carrie (James) Petit Compere.
The cast features Tony Award winning actress Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks from “Orange is the New Black” and Tony and Grammy Award winning artist Heather Headley.
The bus departs from the front of Young Scholars’ Institute at 5:00p.m. on July 8. YSI has free private parking available to attendees.
Check out the 2016 Semester Programs/Events:
SAT Preparation Class
Preparation for the new S.A.T. begins January 30, 2016 with a diagnostic test from 9:00-1:00p.m. Breakfast is at 8:30a.m. The first class meeting is Tuesday, February 2 from 5:00 – 7:30p.m. Typically classes are from 5:00-8:00p.m. Refreshments are served 30 minutes before each class and test.
The tutoring program will resume for the spring semester on Saturday, February 6th. Available time slots at 10:00-11:00a.m and 11:00-12:00p.m. Parents/students may reserve both for an extended session or cover multiple subjects.
Reading Adventures with the Deltas
This monthly reading program will resume on Saturday, February 6th. The program runs from 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Children in grades 1-5 enjoy a variety of activities designed to enhance literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.
Pre-STEM club STEAM activity
The club will meet at the NJ State Museum Planetarium on February 6th. All YSI participants and their friends are welcome to join us for the 2:00p.m. show. The fee is $7 adult; $5 child (twelve & under) Groups of 15 or more: $5 per person. You are welcomed to visit the State museum afterward (free admission). E-mail us to arrange the group pricing.
Three college tours are scheduled. A one-day tour on February 15 (Presidents’ Day) which features tours at Rowan University and Delaware State University. Eighth through twelfth grade students are welcomed. A one-day tour on February 27 to Princeton University includes a college students panel, a campus tour and lunch at a campus dining facility. Students in grades eight-ten are encourage to attend. A five-day tour from March 28-April 2 includes universities in Georgia and Alabama as well as historical sites. This tour is for ninth through 12 grade students.
Broadway play: The Color Purple
A day trip to New York City on March 19. Enjoy the play including Trenton native Carrie (James) Petit Compere, round-trip transportation and a light meal.
College Admission, Financial Aid and Career Planning Workshop
The workshop is scheduled for April 23, 2016. This highly popular all-day event features experts in these areas and much more information to de-mystify the college planning process. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Check here again for more.
FREE for 8th – 12th grade students and their parents
Saturday, December 5, 2015
9:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. Breakfast/sign-in 8:30 a.m.
As an education partner, we help you navigate the college admissions, financial aid and scholarship application process. Our workshops can demystify the oftentimes overwhelming task of preparing and paying for college.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Wednesday, November 25 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Thursday, November 26 Closed
Friday, November 27 Closed
Saturday, November 28 Closed
Enjoy the holiday.