Hopper’s Heroes

Course Overview


Language Discovery

Across Week 1 – Week 4 (AM & PM)
29 June – 24 July

ESL

Our Hopper’s Heroes will focus on developing their main skills of English development, as well as enhancing specific and individual communication skills. Join Hopper’s Heroes to advance to a new level of English ability as we strengthen vocabulary, develop reading comprehension, experiment with written expression, and confidently talk with our friends in English!

Creative Language

Hopper’s Heroes will learn how to write about our fantastic adventures – real or imagined! We’ll explore what is meant by a plot, and how to utilise characterisation, dialogue, and chronology. Hopper’s Heroes will read short stories; discuss why some stories are exciting and others aren’t; and explore the qualities of writing techniques. By the end of our journey together, we will have: greater confidence in reading and writing short narratives; built towards a portfolio of completed works and drafts; and compiled vivid phrases and paragraphs for use in our future adventures. Join us as we discover the essentials of great storytelling!

Intensive English Language Course

Week 1 – Week 4 (Full Day)
29 June – 24 July

Hopper’s Heroes who are committed to improving their English language skills will discover that this four-week intensive programme has been specially developed to equip you with a strong foundation, enabling you to flourish in your reading, writing, listening, and speaking abilities. Each lesson is geared towards building confidence in grammar, vocabulary, writing, and speaking in a friendly group environment. You will explore role-play (talking with each other) and task-based assignments (having fun with English). If you feel that your English skills could be sharpened, this is definitely the Discovery School course for you this Summer!

STEM Discovery

Unleash your child’s creativity with robotics! In these fun introductions to robotics programming, students will learn how to design and program progressively more challenging robots using Lego WeDo 2.0 and EV3. Young engineers will discover how to use motors, sensors and other attachments to make their robots perform specific tasks and meet challenges. Whether they are designing dino-bots or autonomous vehicles, kids will have a blast mastering new skills and bringing their creations to life!

Week 1: Celebration of Nations – Robot Olympics (AM & PM)
29 June – 3 July

Our Heroes will work in small teams to design and build autonomous vehicles representing their chosen country. Teams will be set missions for their vehicles to perform in the shortest time possible.

Week 2: Adventure Land – Jurassic Park Robotics
(AM & PM)

6 July – 10 July

Hopper’s Heroes will learn to build and program dino-bots, and will work in teams to build autonomous vehicles that must navigate between the dino-bots to retrieve items without toppling them over. The team that completes the most missions wins!

Week 3: Climate Warriors – Lego Robotics Smart City
(AM & PM)

13 July – 17 July

Our Hopper’s Heroes will build “electric” autonomous vehicles to navigate a small town, collecting recyclables, planting trees and protecting animals from extinction!

Week 4: Mission Impossible – Battlebots! Robotics
(AM & PM)

20 July – 24 July

In this program, our Hopper’s Heroes will learn to design, build and program fighting robots. Teams will battle it out “sumo-style”, with the goal to push their opponents out of the ring!

Arts Discovery

Across Week 1 – Week 4 (AM & PM)
29 June – 24 July

Arts Explorers Senior

Are you an aspiring photographer, artist, or sculptor? Explore techniques for capturing and editing photos of your adventures; develop beautiful, deep blue prints using natural materials and an ancient contact-photograph process; create collaborative art using materials found in nature; craft 3D sculptures; experiment with various types of drawing and materials. Enjoy opportunities to choose your own artistic adventure! Join our Hopper’s Heroes on an inspirational journey of creativity!

Discover Drama Senior

If you have a flair for drama and an interest in being centre stage, the Discover Drama course is for you! In this course we’ll create a theatrical play from start to finish. Explore techniques to create dramatic structure and performance worthy of an Oscar! Join our Hopper’s Heroes to unleash your dramatic flair!

Just Play! Senior

For those about to rock, we salute you! Whether you’re a budding rock star or simply curious to put your fingers on some instruments for the first time, this course will enable you to just start playing. As we get comfortable with instruments, we’ll explore exercises to develop playing skills as part of a group. Join our Hopper’s Heroes for a fun jam session of rock, pop, jazz, and more!

Heritage Explorers

Hopper’s Heroes will get to immerse themselves in the melting pot that is Singapore. Discover and explore the cultural diversity that exist in harmony. Participants will visit various cultural hotspots whilst gaining an understanding in diversity!

Sports Discovery

Across Week 1 – Week 4 (PM)
29 June – 24 July

Are you ready to embark on your next big adventure? Hopper’s Heroes will find an incredible array of activities that may include rock climbing, archery, water fun, martial arts, and various adventure course tracks – all of which will be led and guided by specialists in this field. Variety is the key here and each day offers a new adventure!

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