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Continuing Education

Summer Skill Builder Programs – Non-Credit

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 These learning programs focus on foundational literacy and numeracy skills in combination with engaging activities to keep your student interested in learning this summer.

Deadline for registration is May 31, 2022 11:59 p.m.

If you’re looking for credit opportunities for your Grade 8 (in 2021-2022) student please see our Reach Ahead program page.

Program Dates and Times

Dates:  Five weeks of programs, starting July 11, 2022

Week 1 – July 11-15
Week 2 – July 18-22
Week 3 – July 25-29
Week 4 – August 2-5
Week 5 – August 8-12

On-Line programs: Synchronous Learning from 10 a.m. to Noon daily, in addition to an hour of self-directed activities

In-Person programs: Morning programs 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily, Afternoon programs 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily

Summer Skill Builder Programs Offered

WEEK 1
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 11-15, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Westdale Secondary School Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 11-15, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Basketball & Numeracy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Waterdown District High School Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 11-15, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – On-Line Program July 11-15, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Coding & Literacy (Grade 6-7) – On-Line Program July 11-15, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Coding & Numeracy (Grade 6-7) – On-Line Program July 11-15, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Fractions (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program July 11-15, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder LITERACY (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program July 11-15, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder LITERACY (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program July 11-15, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder MATH (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program July 11-15, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder MATH (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program July 11-15, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Soccer & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Afternoons 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. July 11-15, 2022 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Soccer & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Cathy Wever Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 11-15, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WEEK 2
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 18-22, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – On-Line Program July 18-22, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Coding & Literacy (Grade 6-7) – On-Line Program July 18-22, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Coding & Numeracy (Grade 6-7) – On-Line Program July 18-22, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Coding & Numeracy (Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program July 18-22, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Fractions (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program July 18-22, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder LITERACY (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program July 18-22, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder LITERACY (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program July 18-22, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder MATH (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program July 18-22, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Soccer & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Afternoons 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. July 18-22, 2022 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Soccer & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Cathy Wever Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 18-22, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WEEK 3
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 25-29, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – On-Line Program July 25-29, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Basketball & Numeracy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Waterdown District High School Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 25-29, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Coding & Numeracy (Grade 6-7) – On-Line Program July 25-29, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Fractions (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program July 25-29, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder LITERACY (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program July 25-29, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder Literacy (Grade 8-10) – In-Person Program at Winston Churchill Secondary School  Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 25-29, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Skill Builder MATH (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program July 25-29, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder MATH (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program July 25-29, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Soccer & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Afternoons 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. July 25-29, 2022 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
WEEK 4
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – On-Line Program August 2-5, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. August 2-5, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Coding & Numeracy (Grade 6-7) – On-Line Program August 2-5, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Fractions (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program August 2-5, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder LITERACY (geared to Grade 6 & 7) – On-Line Program August 2-5, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder LITERACY (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program August 2-5, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Soccer & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Afternoons 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. August 2-5, 2022 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Soccer & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. August 2-5, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WEEK 5
Art & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Mornings 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. August 8-12, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm.
Coding & Literacy (Grade 6-7) – On-Line Program August 8-12, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Coding & Numeracy (Grade 6-7) – On-Line Program August 8-12, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder LITERACY (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program August 8-12, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Skill Builder MATH (geared to Grade 8-10) – On-Line Program August 8-12, 2022 – 10 a.m. to NOON
Soccer & Literacy (Grade 6-10) – In-Person Program at Hill Park Learning Centre Afternoons 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. August 8-12, 2022 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

How to Register - HWDSB Students including Adults currently active in Continuing Education Credit Programs

Please complete the Summer Skill Builder Registration Form

Once your registration has been submitted, you’ll receive a copy of your responses.

Deadline for registration is May 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Register - NON-HWDSB Students

Grade 6-10 Students from outside HWDSB will need to:

Step 1: REGISTER AS AN HWDSB STUDENT – do this now!

Step 2: Complete the Summer Skill Builder Registration Form

Important Dates and Information

Registration Deadline: Deadline for registration is May 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Technical Support: We have arranged for Technical and Course start up support.  To report an issue or to request a password reset, please report your concern at: CLICK HERE – WILL BE ACTIVE JULY 4th

Confirmations: Program requests are subject to Principal approval.  Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel, combine and/or relocate programs based on registration and staffing.  Confirmations and final program information will be sent to families, at the Parent email provided, in Mid-June.

Eligibility

Grade 6 to 12 students not enrolled in an Ontario publicly funded school during the 2021-2022 school year may attend but a fee of $150 per week of program will apply, and student registration process will be required.

Students from other publicly funded school boards in Ontario are welcome to attend but will be required to complete a School Registration form and provide proof of eligibility.

Other Important Information

BEHAVIOUR:  Students enrolled in Summer Programs should make every effort to complete both in class and homework assigned to them.  Students must be respectful of their teachers, fellow classmates and all other program staff.  Parents will be contacted by the teacher and / or Principal should there be any concerns.  Students may be asked to leave the program if there are any concerns.

SUPPORT:  There are no Special Education Resource Teachers available to assist with program modifications / accommodations.  Every effort will be made by the teacher to support and enhance the learning of each student.  Identified students with Individual Education plans are welcome to attend with the above understanding.  HWDSB is committed to protecting your personal information.

Technical Support:  To report an issue or to request a password reset, please report your concern at: CLICK HERE – WILL BE ACTIVE JULY 4th

Welcome Package: Coming Soon!

Continuing Education reserves the right to combine,  cancel and/or relocate classes or programs.  Affected students would be contacted by email in the event that their course/program is cancelled or modified. 

Students are limited to choose ONE Summer program in July (i.e. ONE OF: Summer School, Summer On-Line, Summer Co-op, Summer Skill Builder, Summer Reach Ahead, Summer International Language Elementary).

We are also offering our ESL Literacy Program – for students in Grades 6-12 from July 5-28, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – please visit our Summer ESL Literacy Program page for more information and contact your Principal, Guidance Counsellor or ESL Teacher to register.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact the Continuing Education – Hill Park Learning Centre by phone at 905-561-2190 or e-mail us at ce@hwdsb.on.ca

Updated on Tuesday, April 05, 2022.
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