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Summer 2024

Starts June 17

For over 34 years, Peninsula Academy has been providing comprehensive tutoring and college counseling to students in the South Bay. Our rigorously selected, high caliber tutors and counselors include graduates of Princeton, Columbia, UPenn, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Chicago and USC, as well as former and current school teachers and college professors. Together, our tutors and counselors have decades of combined experience in education. Whether it is helping students master difficult concepts, improve test scores, plan for college, write stellar application essays, or simply gain confidence in school, Peninsula Academy has the expertise to help you reach your goals. 

Test Prep | 6/19 - 8/12 (8 weeks) 

  • Online SAT with Luke | Schedule: Wed/Sat 10 am-12 pm
    Master SAT Coach Luke has taught over 1,000 students to perform at their best on test day. In this results-oriented course, students will learn the most essential strategies for maximizing their scores on all sections of the SAT. Topics include how to handle time pressure, speed reading, multiple-choice decision making, how to identify the most common patterns in “trap” answers, and more. All course materials are drawn from real SAT tests over the past five years, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information.

  • SAT Bootcamp
    Practice test | Mon 9 am-12:30 pm
    Class | Tue-Thu 10 am-12 pm
    Students will practice for the SAT using the COGNOS methodology developed at   Peninsula Academy. This system has students practice with real SAT tests from past years to build mental stamina and develop effective test-taking strategies. Tutors break down the sections of the test and teach students how to think and reason the way test makers do.  

  • 1-on-1 ACT Prep
    Peninsula Academy offers fully customized 1:1 ACT tutoring designed to meet the needs of each individual student.

College Application (Seniors)

Our dedicated college application program helps students prepare for the entire college admissions process. Our certified college counselors help with narrowing down college lists and provide in-depth assistance with writing/editing personal statements, securing letters of recommendation, and overall college planning. Leave the stress of application season behind and start looking toward your acceptances!

SMART Camp | K–1st

June 17-August 8 M–Th 9am–12pm 

This program is designed to improve fundamental math, phonics, and critical thinking skills through weekly activities and projects. Students will practice cooperation with classmates and get plenty of opportunities to express their creativity in this year’s SMART Camp! Students are free to enroll any week!

Young Writers’ Workshop  |  2nd–7th

June 17-August 8 M–Th 9am–12pm

Our young writers’ workshops are each designed for a particular grade range, but they all share a common goal: to awaken the creative spirit within all students. This year’s program will see students engaging with a wide range of writing genres through weekly writing projects. Students will practice grammar fundamentals as well as brainstorming, outlining, and editing skills. Workshops are divided into three levels: 2nd–3rd, 4th–5th, and 6th–7th. Students are free to enroll any week!

Advanced Math Club | 4th-8th

4th/5h M,W 3:30-5 pm; 6th-8th T,Th 5-6:30 pm

This program is designed for those who aspire to higher-level math. Our students have been invited to Math Field Day and received awards including “ Top Independent Scorer” in the middle school competition, math counts. Also several students scored perfect, 25 on Math Olympiads 2021-2022 season and earned high honor from AMC 8  2021. Get ready to take your math skills to the next level!

STEM Previews

June 17-August 8

Our course previews are intended to introduce

material that students will be seeing during their

next academic school year. Each preview will cover the entirety of the first semester’s material and will utilize the textbooks that students will be using during the school year.

Previews Schedule:

  • Biology H: Monday/Wednesday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

  • Biology AP: Monday/Saturday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

  • Chemistry H: Monday/Saturday, 5:00 - 6:30 PM

  • Chemistry AP: Tuesday/Thursday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

  • AP Physics 1: Monday/Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:30 PM

  • Pre-Algebra: Monday/Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:30 PM

  • Algebra 1: Tuesday/Thursday, 12:30 - 2:00 PM

  • Algebra 2: Tuesday/Thursday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

  • Geometry: Monday/Wednesday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

  • Pre-Calculus: Monday/Wednesday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

  • Calculus AP: Tuesday/Thursday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Art Camp I K-8th 

June 17-July 25 (6 weeks) M-Th 1-3 pm

Summer vacation is the perfect time to grow your children’s talent through art!! Our summer art camp program is designed to explore the exciting world of art and creativity through a wide range of activities.  Every week has a different theme aiming to satisfy students’ needs. Students work with the professional teacher to produce unique works of art, explore diverse themes, focus on the creative process, and develop their imagination and creativity.

English & Math Enrichment | 2nd-5th

This course previews and reinforces the new concepts and methods through Common Core materials that help students achieve superior academic success during their school year. 



  • English, Mon/Wed 3-5 pm 

  • Math, Tue/Thu 3-5 pm

Speech and Debate | 3rd-8th

June 17-August 8

Join our fast-growing speech and debate team! Learn speech and debate from our partner ModernBrain’s top coaches. Our students have gone on to win national debate competitions and earn internships with the Supreme Court and Congress. Learn to express yourself, have fun, and win awards! 



  • Littles Speech(1s & 2nd) TBD

  • Elem Speech & Debate Comp(3rd-5th) TBD

  • IP Intro to Circuit Debate(6th-8th) TBD

  • IP Acting and Impromptu (5th-8th) TBD

  • IP MS Speech and Debate Comp (6th-8th TBD

Python I: Introduction to Programming 

 6/20-8/12 (8wks) Schedule: TBD

This class is for younger students who do not have any background in computer science and are interested in exploring the subject. Students will use Python to explore fundamental concepts in programming as well as learn creative problem-solving techniques. They will have the opportunity to put together everything they learned over the summer by programming the classic board game Battleship. Students should expect to be familiar with programming ideas by the time they finish the class but will need more instruction until they can code their own projects from beginning to end. Students who are interested in non-technical subdisciplines within computer science such as graphic design and web development should take this class. 

Extra Enrichment program

June 17-August 8

  • Writing Competition

  • Python: Introduction to Programming

  • Linguistics

  • Greek Mythology


For detailed schedule and program description, refer to our website

Contact us to enroll today! 
For English, Doreen 310-377-1297
For English and Korean, Kay 310-989-7557

For Chinese, Annie 424-394-6362 

WeChat ID: PA-550, peninsula10000

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