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  1. What does EnCampus offer for After School Enrichment during 2013-2014
  2. Encampus is offering various Enrichment Classes for the kids with ages between 6 and 17. Our offering include -
    • Master Robotics Academy
    • Programming & Logic Series
    • Public Speaking Series
  3. What are EnCampus locations for 2013-2014
  4. This year we are offering enrichment classes in 2 locations -

    • Ashburn - 44610 Waxpool Road, Dulles, VA 20147 get directions
    • Chantilly - 4433 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151 get directions

  5. What are EnCampus enrichment offerings for first timers to Lego or Robotics in general
  6. Master Robotics Academy - L1 is an introductory Robotics program aimed at beginners or intrmediate learners, who have not been in a structured learning class.

  7. What are EnCampus Enrichment offerings for experienced 'hands' on Robotics
  8. If the kid never been in a structured Robotics class (most summer camps are does not fall in this category), we recommend them to start with our Master Robotics Academy - L1. Upon evaluation if we find student is competent we will place them "Accelerated" track for the same. This allows them to quickly move to Level 2. More Advanced modules will be added to schedule shortly. Please check with us for details.

  9. What are EnCampus schedules for the two locations
  10. The schedule may be updated any time.
    Please refer to our "Enrichment Schedule" page for additional details.

  11. My kid is 4/5/6 years old. Can he/she take a summer course with Encampus? What do you recommend for this age group?
  12. At present the recommended minimum age is 6 years. If you believe you kid has enough poise to stay in a 2 hour class its your call to put them in a class. For recommendation on which classes are appropriate for your child please speak to our student councellor.

  13. Can we 'measure' what the child has learned at EnCampus Summer program
  14. Our classes are designed to be fun and engaging while imparting valuable knowledge in the areas of Science, Technology, Math and Engineering. Although our primary focus during the classes is fun based learning we do measure individual student's achievement. We will provide the reports on the child's progress time to time.

  15. Does my child receive any completion certificate at the end of the program
  16. Yes we do provide a participation certificate at the end of each program, we also provide special achievement certificates based on curriculum.

  17. Who teaches the courses offered at EnCampus
  18. Our enrichment programs are conducted by experienced teachers and instructors with diverse backgrounds. What all of them share in common is several years of experience in working with kids, passion for education, sciences, technology and engineering. Several of them bring valuable experiences from several industries. Our classes are conducted by Full-time/part-time teachers, college students with gifted education background, and assisted by several high-school students with gifted education background.

  19. What is the student to instructor ratio
  20. We have 1 principal instructor and an assistant for every 20 kids. So the ratio is almost always under 10. Our average ratios always remained under 7.

  21. Are students of different age groups put together in one session/batch
  22. This changes from class to class. Some times we do put together kids of different age groups in the same class. However they partner with kids of near-age group. (ex. 6-8 years) While this situation will improve as we receive more and more students, which allows us to segragate them into more defined age groups. At this time we still have some level of mixed age composition.

  23. Are girls and boys put-together in a batch/session
  24. Yes, Encampus is a co-ed institution and it is not uncommon for boys and girls to work together. However we do offer some girls only classes/camps, please check our schedule if you are interested.

  25. How safe is the facility

  26. We take kids-safety very serious. All our facilities are kid-friendly. Our centers are open for visits with scheduled appointments. Please visit our centers at your convenience.

  27. What are drop and pickup timings
  28. You may drop the kids 15 min ahead of each session and must pick within 15 min of session conclusion. For those who cannot drop or pickup with the stipulated times we do offer extended care for additional fees.

  29. What is the capacity of a single session in a location
  30. Our current batches are generally capped at 16 per batch. However this may change from time to time

  31. What is the enrollment process
    1. Download the enrollment form from the schedule page for your location
    2. Fill the form and calculate the total after the discounts if any are applicable
    3. Mail the form along with a check for the required fee
    If you wish to pay with a card, we may be able to accommodate but you may have to stop by in person.
    If you are redeeming any vouchers purchased from Living Social or Certifikid please indicate it in your enrollment from along with voucher numbers.
    If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us and we are more than happy to walk you through the process.

  32. How to make payments
  33. You may visit us at either our location (you may need appointment), or at events we participate promoting EnCampus and can pay with Credit/Debit card.
    You can can pay with a Credit/Debit card over phone.
    You can mail a check with enrollment form.
    You can redeem any vouchers bought from Living Social, Groupon and Certifikid.
    We are working on enabling online payment system, once that is done you should be able to register and pay online.

  34. How soon should I register to reserve a seat
  35. We say as soon as possible for you so that you can avail the dates of your choice.

  36. What is EnCampus refund policy
  37. We need a 4 week notice unless a waiver is obtained.

  38. How to withdraw a child from an enrolled program
  39. Once a classs commences we cannot refund any of the paid dues. Otherwise you may withdraw your kid any time you choose.

  40. What does Encampus charge for enrichment classes
  41. Our regular price may change anytime without notice. Please check our website or talk to a rep.

  42. Does EnCampus offer any discounts for repeat students signing on multiple weeks/programs in a summer
  43. We do offer several discounts and promotions. Please check our website or talk to a rep.

  44. Does EnCampus offer any discounts for prior year students/participants
  45. We do offer several discounts and promotions. Please check our website or talk to a rep.

  46. Is there any sibling discounts offered at Encampus
  47. There is currently a sibling discount of $25.

  48. Does the cost include lunch or snacks
  49. No, the cost does not include any food.

  50. Should the student BYOD to the session he is enrolled in? Should the student bring anything to participate in any of the programs offered at EnCampus?
  51. Most materials are provided by the Encampus unless stated otherwise.

  52. What to wear for the classes? Any outdoor activity involved?
  53. There is no specific dress code. Please wear something comfortable. You can also wear encampus spirit-wear. At present we cannot accomodate any outdoor activities.

  54. Is there any pick-up and drop service for the summer camps offered at EnCampus
  55. No, we do not offer any transportation services at this time.

  56. Allergies/Medical condition of my student/camper needs special attention/care. Does EnCampus support my child
  57. We do support kids with allergies in most circumstances. Please fill the emergency medical form. Also inform the instructors about the special needs. However please talk to our staff about your child's needs and make sure that we do have sufficient trained perssonnel for your kid's speacial needs. Also consider if the kid can participate for the full duration of the class at thier best capacity. As most of the activities are self-paced and require high involvement from students, if a student is unable to continuously work on activities the student may not be able to benefit from the program.

  58. How to continue the interest in STEM for my child after participating in EnCampus programs? How does EnCampus support my child's interest after finishing a module?
  59. Encampus offers a number of enrichment programs that will continue to nurture their young minds and various clubs are also offered that offer low cost STEM based lifestyle choices through out the year. Please talk to a rep or check our website for further details.

  60. Does EnCampus need minimum enrollment to conduct a week's session
  61. Yes, our minimum requirement for any class to commence is 8 students.

  62. If I have further questions, how do I reach out to EnCampus
  63. You can check our website at www.encampus.com, call us on 703-829-5437 or send us mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.