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2024 Summer Intensive Program

We’re pleased to announce that we will soon be commencing our 2024 Summer Intensive Program!


Please contact us for any questions or inquiries about our course offerings.

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Capstone’s 2024 Summer Intensive program schedule is now available as PDFs to download.


G1-6 Summer Program G7-12 Summer Program2024 Summer Digital SAT Bootcamp


Course Dates:


Term 1: June 18 - July 12, 2024

Term 2: July 16 - August 9, 2024

Term 3: August 13 - August 13, 2024


Special Offer

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT $300

For Term 1: Students who enroll and pay on or before May 31, 2024 will receive a $300 discount.
For Term 2: Students who enroll and pay on or before June 28, 2024 will receive a $300 discount.
For Term 3: Students who enroll and pay on or before July 26, 2024 will receive a $300 discount.

Sibling Discount $300

Siblings who enrolls in the Summer Intensive Program concurrently will receive a maximum up to $300 discount from the course enrolled for a family.

Multi-Course Discount

Multi-Course discount for second course or above will receive a $300 discount on their tuition and course fees. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with other discount offers and with any deductions.

Capstone Student discount and Refer a friend discount are also available


Terms and conditions apply. Check out our schedule for more details about our special offers.



Primary Novel Study (Grades 1-2)

In this reading comprehension course, students will work together to read a work of fiction and enhance their vocabulary and understanding of various narrative elements. Each lesson will take a close look at the details of a text, allowing for a greater appreciation of the stories we read. In the final lesson, students will test what they have learned by creating a book report for the story.

G1-2 Novel Study: Clementine by Sara Pennypacker

Primary Writing and Grammar (Grades 3-6)

Spectacular descriptions in narratives not only need creativity but also grammar. Do not underestimate the importance of grammar in vivid descriptions! In this course, students will master different forms of adjectives and adverbs in usage, structure and application. The course also covers practices in identifying common mistakes for proofreading purposes. At the end of the course, students will be equipped with better grammar and descriptions waiting to be unleashed in their writing!

G3-4 Writing & Grammar: Say NO to Boring Descriptions!

In this writing course, students will be introduced to a number of grammar conventions and stylistic techniques that go beyond the simple rules of tense and punctuation. In this course students will receive help with a number of common mistakes and learn how to apply grammar conventions in both essays and fiction writing. Through focused lessons on concepts like passive and active voice, interjections, prepositions, and others, students will learn not just how to use grammar correctly but how the ways they choose to say something can affect the meaning and tone of their writing.

G5-6 Level Up Your Grammar Game: Advanced Grammar and Style Techniques

Primary Reading and Vocab (Grades 3-6)

Words are powerful tools. They help us communicate and understand the world. To communicate better, we need to read more! In this reading and vocabulary course, students will learn to read with intention. The intention is to understand the main message and the details through analytical and inferring techniques. Through the process, familiar and unfamiliar words will be analysed and understood for application in the students’ writing. As a whole, the course will equip students with skills to read and comprehend while picking up new vocabulary to apply in their work.

G3-4: Reading & Vocab: Unlocking the Power of Words

What does it take to truly understand a text? In Exploring the Tapestry of Time and Nature, students will elevate their reading comprehension abilities by learning to analyze what they read with precision and rigor. Students will deepen their lexical ability through means of verbal reasoning, justify the reading by citing examples accurately, and dissect the meaning of complex texts by making logical and textual inferences. All these skills will help students to grow into active and hands-on readers and ultimately prepare them to construct their own arguments regarding the world around us.  

G5-6: Reading & Vocab: Exploring the Tapestry of Time and Nature

Primary Aspiring Writers (Grades 1-6)

Our Primary writing courses are designed to develop reading and writing skills in one of the three main writing genres: narrative, informational and persuasive. Throughout each course, students practice the important steps of the writing process – brainstorming, outlining logically, writing effectively, and revising thoughtfully.

G1-2 Informational Writing: Behind the Frame

G1-2 Narrative Writing: Telling Tall Tales

G3-4 Informational Writing: Rookie Reporters

G3-4 Narrative Writing: Fairy Tales Gone Wrong!

G5-6 Write Your Magical World: Adventures in Storytelling

G5-6 Billion Dollar Decisions: Introduction to Persuasive Essay

Primary Critical Thinking

At the Primary level, our critical thinking programs are designed to gradually expose students to pressing issues around the world. Students begin to speak persuasively about their ideas as well as to consider how they relate to these issues. This summer, we are providing a range of offerings for students who would like to focus on the critical thinking, problem-solving, or public speaking facets of our regular FAST, RAPS, and PSD programs.

G1-2 Research and Present: Childhoods Now and Then

G5-6 Swim with Sharks and Don’t Get Eaten: How to Think About Peer Pressure

Public Speaking and Debate

At the primary level, our public speaking and debate program is designed to equip students with the critical thinking and public speaking skills that give voice and help them advocate for solutions to issues that will affect their futures. Each class devotes itself to either a content or skill focus that will help students speak knowledgeably and persuasively about those issues that matter most to them. This summer, our program offers a diverse selection of issues for students to unpack, ranging from the environment to the economy. Students interested in joining this intensive program must first complete an interview with our debating instructor.

G3-4 PSD I: Chess at the Olympics? Choosing the “Right” Sports

G3-4 PSD I: Working Smarter, Not Harder: Problem Solving the Right Way

G5-6 PSD I: Debating Science: Tech and Tomorrow

G5-6 PSD I: Picture Perfect Persuasion: Debating Art

G5-6 PSD II: Parliamentary Powerhouse: A Deep Dive into British Parliamentary Debate

G5-6 PSD II: Debate Dynamite: A Deep Dive into World Schools Debate


Secondary Writing

At the Secondary level, students must grapple with increasingly more complex writing conventions as well as more challenging subject matter. To that end, our regular writing courses are designed to develop critical reading and writing skills within four main genres: persuasive, informational, descriptive, and fiction. As within our Primary programs, the courses continue to emphasise the importance of the writing process – brainstorming, outlining, writing, and editing – in order to cultivate independent student writers.

G7-9 Writing Principles: Writing Our Technological Future

G7-9 Writing Principles: Culture in a Global World

G7-9 Literary Analysis: Thematic Exploration of “The Book Thief”

G7-9 Tell Your Story: Writing Personal Narratives

G9+ Setting the Stage: Introduction to Playwriting

G9+ Witty Words: Satire as a Tool for Social Commentary

Secondary Critical Thinking

At the Secondary level, our critical thinking programs seek to both build students’ confidence with their presentations as well as to encourage them to probe their own opinions and the opinions of others. This summer, we are providing a range of offerings for students who would like to focus on the critical thinking, problem-solving, or public speaking facets of our regular critical thinking programs.

G7-9 Win Friends and Influence People: How to Create Persuasive Arguments

G7-9 The Argument Architect: How to Craft and Critique Ideas

G7-9 Living in a Material World: Critical Thinking about Globalization

G7-9 It’s Elementary Dear Watson: Scientific Solutions to Global Problems

G9+ Discussing the Intangible

Public Speaking and Debate

Within Public Speaking and Debate at the Secondary level, there is a balance between introducing novices to the activity and helping experienced debaters reach new heights. At the introductory level, classes are oriented around preparing students for different speaking environments and helping them develop the basic skills needed to debate. In this capacity, students learn basic debate formats and practice their delivery through a variety of activities such as extempore speech. Instructors will work closely with students on developing an effective and emotive presentation style as well as give students feedback on the content and structure of their speeches. For more experienced students, classes are centered around introducing more complexity and nuance to their arguments. There is an increased emphasis on engagement with current and international affairs, ranging from global politics and international relations, to moral truths and questions of justice.

G7-9 PSD I - Tech Talk: Debating the Digital Age

G7-9 PSD I - Policy Matters: Shaping Society Through Debate

G7-12 PSD II - Getting Ready to Compete: Introduction to the British Parliamentary Format

G7-12 PSD II - Ready, Set, Debate: Mastering the World Schools Debate Format

G7-12 PSD III - Debate Diplomacy: Mastering Human Rights Debate


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DIGITAL SAT BOOTCAMP

The Digital SAT’s structure and scoring system will require careful attention to detail from students. This program will equip students with the fundamental skills and test-taking strategies needed to tackle the adaptive format. Over the course of our two-week camp, students will master key concepts and expand their vocabulary by memorizing over 1000 higher-level words. Moreover, students will learn SAT-specific strategies and identify traps that the testmakers like to place. Progress will be monitored through in-class drills, homework assignments, and a final mock test. By the end of the course, students will know exactly what to expect on the exam and how to perform to the best of their abilities.

Moreover, as the college application process can be quite complex, you may be wondering where standardized testing fits in. It is understandable to have questions such as “Do I need to take the SAT if most colleges are still test-optional?” and “What score should I be aiming for?” To find these answers, contact us to schedule a free mock test assessment and consultation.

Session 1: June 18 - June 29, 2024 (Tue - Sat)

Session 2: July 2 - July 13, 2024 (Tue - Sat)

Session 3: July 16 - July 27, 2024 (Tue - Sat)

Session 4: July 30 - August 10, 2024 (Tue - Sat)

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G1-6 Summer Program G7-12 Summer ProgramDigital SAT Bootcamp

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