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About Supercamp and Supercamp Singapore
We at Quantum Learning
Singapore organize and run Supercamp Singapore - a 7-day,
Singapore-based Supercamp conducted by US facilitators and supported by
The foundation of our program is an adapted-for-Singapore edition of
our world-famous Supercamp curriculum.
Supercamp was first founded by Bobbi DePorter in 1982 and the original
goal was to teach students important life-skills that they could use
for the rest of their lives and to make learning fun and meaningful.
Combining cutting-edge learning technology from famed educator Georgi
Lazanov and life-lessons from the world's greatest achievers, Bobbi
developed an innovative and engaging 7-day life-skills and academic
skills program - Supercamp.
Supercamp combined powerful academic techniques like speed reading,
study skills, writing, math, creativity and critical thinking with
important life skills in the areas of communication, leadership,
relationships, self-worth, personal responsibility, goal-setting and
And the results were amazing.
The first Supercamp Bobbi conducted was an instant hit with parents and
students alike. Students had never experienced anything as unique and
as life-changing as Supercamp.
Since then, Supercamp has impacted the lives of close to 65,000
graduates in 85 countries, been featured in countless media outlets
like The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNN and trained more than
30,000 teachers and school administrators in almost 30 states in the
We at Quantum Learning
Singapore organized our first Supercamp Singapore back in December
2007. It was held from 2nd - 8th December 2007 in Oldham Hall.
Ever since, we've conducted 11 Supercamps in Singapore and impacted the
lives of nearly 2000 graduates from Singapore and around the SEA
This year, we are holding our 12th Supercamp Singapore - from 1st - 7th
December 2013 - in Oldham Hall.
What is “Quantum Learning?”
Quantum Learning is a
unique teaching method we use at Supercamp.
We put things together in a fast and fun way so students learn with
speed, little effort and a great deal of ACTION and fun.
It brings together different elements: fun, games, color, positive
thinking, physical fitness and emotional health - and combines these
elements together in a carefully orchestrated fashion to produce a
high-impact, powerful learning experience.
Your Child Will Learn How To Do The Following At
- Set goals and take
responsibility for their actions - so they live a more fulfilling life!
- Discover their own learning styles and adjust their revision to match
that - so they study faster and do better.
- Master 21st-century communication, listening and relationship skills
to improve relationships with friends, teachers and YOU - their
- Tap their inner creative genius and different ways to solve problems
- Build a confident, can-do attitude and find inner motivation to learn
- Develop a rock-solid character that can withstand life's many
- Learn modern study methods so they remember more, write better and
achieve better grades!
- Uncover their true passions and learn how to best express their gifts
- Change old, limiting beliefs about who they are and what they are
Some Of The Actual Skills We Teach At Supercamp
Here are a few of the
actual life and academic skills we teach students during Supercamp
8 Keys of Excellence
Students will learn the 8 Keys of Excellence - Integrity, Failure Leads
to Success, Speak with Good Purpose, This is It, Commitment, Ownership,
Flexibility and Balance - so they develop a rock-solid character within
that can withstand life's different challenges.
Outdoor Adventure Day
Students will overcome different physical obstacles in a safe but
challenging outdoor course. This serves as a metaphor for overcoming
Students will push themselves physically and mentally to break through
barriers that block their success.
Releasing Negative Labels and Taking A Stand For What They Believe
Students will learn the importance of trust - trusting themselves and
Also, they will reach within and unearth the negative labels that
others might have placed on them - and release these so they give
themselves the permission to succeed.
Finally, they will discover the values they believe in, and take a
powerful stand to affirm their beliefs.
Learn To Experience Life In Full
Students will learn the power of stepping outside their comfort zone
and experiencing all the opportunities that life brings.
Also, they will learn to live from who they really are, instead of
hiding behind the judgements and opinions of other people.
They will break out of their "shell" and learn to make the most of
every precious moment in their life.
21st-Century Communication and Relationship
We teach students how to build tighter bonds with friends, meet new
people and build rapport, communicate with their teachers and
participate in the classroom and strengthen ties with YOU - their
They will learn the skills and practice these throughout the camp.
Creative Thinking, Goal-Setting and
Students will learn a 4-step process to tapping their inner creative
genius to solve problems.
Also, they will learn how to set goals and overcome potential
obstacles. In fact, students will actually craft their goals down
during camp and break through challenges in a high-impact activity.
Quantum Reading, Quantum Writing and Quantum
Memory -- How To Read Faster, Write Better and Remember More!
We teach students how to read faster, comprehend more - all by making
small adjustments in the way they read.
We also train students to allow their inner "writer" to flow so they
write smoother, get more ideas and complete essays and assignments
faster and better.
Finally, we teach students how to store information using powerful
association methods like location, pegs and full-body actions.
Quantum Study Strategies -- Modern Study
Methods for the 21st Century
We teach students how to adjust their learning to fit their own
learning styles. This shortens time and increases their confidence.
Also, we teach students how to "chunk" or break up exam curriculum into
bite-size pieces so they can study a little a day, and build up to the
exam. This makes them feel calmer and more in control.
Next, we show students how to build a conducive study environment so
they can study in maximal concentration. Finally, we teach students a
10-second state-management technique that all top performers use - so
students can stay calm and confident before a big presentation or major
How We Teach Your Child At Supercamp Singapore
On top of using our
trademark Quantum Learning teaching methods, we ensure that every child
is giving specialized attention.
Your child will join a group of 9 - 11 other kids of the same age to
form a group of 10 - 12 members.
Each group has 2 - 3 team-leaders. We take special attention to keep
out staff-to-student ration at 5:1.
Content is covered from the front of the stage by our US facilitators,
and then the team leaders lead the group in either activities (where
everyone participates) or debriefs (where everyone gets a chance to
share what they learnt from the activitiy)
We train our team-leaders to not only obtain learnings from every
student, but to link it to the student's personal life - with friends,
family or school-mates.
This makes the content we teach practical and applicable for the
On top of that, our team-leaders are trained to make sure that every
student is participating during the activities.
Each student also has a playbook where they can write/journal their
thoughts, learnings and feelings.
Also, there are also tons of follow-along worksheets and
activity-pieces that students work on during the actual program so they
gather the learning after completion.
We do this for BOTH our life-skills and academic-skills sections.
We want students to physically DO and PRACTICE as we teach every single
time, because we know an engaged and active student is a learning
Where Your Child Will Be Staying
Supercamp Singapore is held
at ACS Oldham Hall.
During the school term, ACS Oldham Hall is the home of hundreds of
international students studying in the Bukit Timah area - schools like
Hwa Chong, Nanyang Girls, SCGS and more.
We are privileged to be able to use this safe and learning-friendly
location during the school holidays, when the students return home.
The school is first and foremost safe.
You need to tap a special access card to enter and exit, and only staff
members will carry the access card.
Secondly, Oldham Hall boasts great accomodation - with quality
showering facilities, nice beds and even aircon in the rooms!
Thirdly, Oldham Hall hires a full-time team of kitchen staff who cook
up nutritious meals everyday of Supercamp.
There's a spacious dining hall where kids can sit together in their
teams, eat and make friends.
All these are in addition to the many learning-friendly facilities
Oldham Hall has, including:
- Music Room
- Common Rooms
- Tennis Courts
- Outdoor Sports Facilities
.... and more.
All these are very important to us - because we use all of these during
our 7-day Supercamp program.
That's why we have been holding our Supercamp at Oldham Hall since
Its a great place for learning.
Supercamp Singapore - A Unique Program Tailored
To Meet The Educational Needs of Singapore And South-East Asian
At Supercamp Singapore,
we've shaped the curriculum so it fits in perfectly with the
Singapore/South-east Asian education system!
1. Academic Skills
We cover test-taking techniques so students thrive during exam time. We
teach them how to manage their time, take notes in a personal and
engaging way, how to prepare so they feel confident when the test date
rolls around, and even a 10-second method to manage their state and
calm themselves down.
Also, we've concentrated our efforts in teaching students how to write
better, read faster and remember more.
We know that local students have plenty to read. Textbooks are thicker
and there's an endless amount of reading material.
Also, there's a heavy demand on students to remember chunks and chunks
of information for tests and exams.
In addition, teachers demand essays/compositions on a tight deadline -
and require students to write these in an information-rich AND creative
All this can stress a child out, unless they have an arsenal of
efficient methods to cope with these demands.
We teach students these techniques and get them to use them over and
over again during Supercamp Singapore.
This means that students leave with a complete mastery of these tools,
and are ready to use them at the drop of a hat.
2. Life Skills
When covering life-skills, we align all staff members, foreign and
local, on Singapore/South-east Asian culture.
This way, we use examples and life scenarios that students can relate
Also, we hire Singaporean and South-east Asian team leaders - and they
serve as a bridge between the curriculum that the US facilitators cover
on stage and the local students, especially since they understand how
things are like here.
These team leaders will engage students within the groups, elicit
learnings and answers from them and coach them on how to apply these
life-skills in their lives.
What Makes Supercamp Singapore Special?
Supercamp Singapore is
1. We create a fun, engaging and challenging learning environment
that's also safe and inclusive for students. We make sure everyone's
participating and no-one's left behind.
2. We teach using all 3 modalities -- Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic
-- so all students are engaged, regardless of their learning styles!
3. Students get to practice the skills multiple times during the camp,
so they obtain long-lasting results.
4. We teach students strategies that they can apply to different
situations or subjects.
5. We create a safe culture of trust and inner belief that they can
recreate at home, with friends or in school.
6. Students learn by self-discovery and actual doing - so these lessons
stay with them for life.
7. We give students personalized attention so they discover what works
best for them. (Our students to staff ratio is 5:1)
8. We respect every single student and we believe that every single
student is capable of learning and all they need is to be shown how to
best utilize their skills.
Your Child Will Enjoy The Following Benefits When
They Attend Supercamp Singapore
1. They will
get more confidence to make things happen
If your child has goals like trying out for a new sport, or going to a
dream college, they will learn steps to make that goals real.
Also, because they learn so much more about themselves, they end up
making better choices and they are more comfortable letting friends and
family know who they are, what they think and how they feel
2. School-work gets easier
Your child will learn how to read faster, remember what they study and
write better - so they don't get stressed when they are called on.
In fact, they can solve problems with new tools, prepare for exams at
their own pace and do much better than before.
This gives them more motivation to learn and makes learning fun!
3. They learn more about themselves with a
team of friends
At Supercamp Singapore, your child will leave with more friends than
they came with, and they will learn more about themselves as they
interact with new people.
They will also learn how to better interact with people.
4. They will learn excellence from a
Supercamp facilitators are chosen from top professional teachers and
trainers. Hundreds go through a strict selection process and only a few
Most of the facilitators have advanced degrees, and a natural ability
to engage students, bring out their greatness and model excellence.
5. They will discover how to fulfill their
At Supercamp Singapore, kids discover that they are bigger and better
than who they thought they were.
There's a ton of potential inside them.
And it's not just about school, its about friends, hobbies, passions
They will learn how to develop all of their abilities and create the
best LIFE possible.
6. They will learn how to LEARN - a skill
that will last them forever!
Your child will learn the seldom-taught skill of learning - how people
learn, the best way to learn and why some people always seem to do
better than others.
They can use this in school, in the workplace and back home.
Students discover the how and why and best way to learn - not just the
"what". This is what makes them successful for life.
7. They will take charge of their lives
Students will learn that they are responsible for the choices they make
in their lives.
They will also discover how to set goals and work towards them - so
they craft the best life they possibly can.
Check Out Our Website or Contact Us To Find Out
Feel free to check out our website for more information.
Read what some of our graduates have to say on our “Testimonials” page
and download more information on our “Programs” page.
And if you have any questions, you can contact us at email@example.com
or SMS 98630033.
We look forward to seeing you and your child at Supercamp Singapore.
Melvin, Poh Lam and The Supercamp Singapore Team