We make school easier for students by giving them learning tools that apply to every subject. In doing so, we transform students into self-motivated learners. You could say we put a fire in their belly. Students learn, comprehend, and recall information more easily, which can lead to better grades and ultimately to a higher GPA.
Similarly, the life skills students gain at SuperCamp help build their confidence in how they approach the world beyond school—from friendships to personal goals. As their confidence grows, they become more independent thinkers who exhibit greater responsibility for their actions and their future.
The 8 Keys of Excellence principles to live by are the foundation on which SuperCamp is built. The students are surrounded by reminders of the 8 Keys every day. They’re posted on walls, modeled by staff, and woven into each day’s activities. They create a feeling of community and trust, and a sense of belonging in an open, friendly environment.
The benefits of a SuperCamp program – with the 8 Keys of Excellence at the core—have been noted worldwide. Studies show SuperCamp graduates significantly increase self confidence and motivation, improve their grades, participate more in school, and feel measurably better about themselves.
“If the 8 Keys of Excellence was in every school in America and being taught in the homes it would literally transform the country.”—Jack Canfield, Author, Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Match behavior with values
Make your dreams happen
Learn from mistakes
Take responsibility for actions
Speak honestly and kindly
Be willing to do things differently
Make the most of every moment
Live your best life
It’s how we teach and the why behind our methods that makes SuperCamp so much fun and our graduates so successful.
SuperCamp’s foundation is Quantum Learning, a teaching method proven to positively transform teen attitudes, confidence, motivation, grades, and test scores.
The success of Quantum Learning is based on integrating research-based educational best practices into a unified whole resulting in passionate teachers, joyful and engaging classrooms, and confident, motivated students.
At SuperCamp we use Quantum Learning methods to create a safe, supportive, and inspiring environment aligned with what we know from brain research. We build curiosity and a sense of belonging, we get inside our students’ world and build rapport, and we use strategies that reach all students and enhance their learning. As we artfully orchestrate all of these elements, students experience mini-success moments that build confidence, create a shift in their attitude and empower them to excel.
SuperCamp has used Quantum Learning methods since it began in 1982. The program is fully accredited by the American Camp Association, AdvancEd and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Quantum Learning has also been implemented nationwide in thousands of schools, reaching more than 100,000 teachers.
More information can be found in the recently published Excellence in Teaching and Learning: The Quantum Learning System by Bobbi DePorter.