Learning and Activity Summer Break Resources

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    Whether you are traveling far or staying near, you’ll find a selection of summer activity resources, below. The resources range from online and free to in-person and fee-based. Whatever your choice, we wish you and your family an enjoyable summer break.

    Online Resources

    SSIS Library Summer Reading

    Join the fun with the SSIS summer reading challenges! The librarians’ summer reading website is full of other resources too, like access to the online reading app Sora and the New York Times

    Licensed by SSIS

    ALEKS (Mathematics)
    For current middle school students (use current student login)
    Available until August 8, 2022 (will be renewed at the start of the school year)

    RazKids (Writing A-Z) (Vocabulary)
    For current elementary students (use current student login)
    Available until July 30, 2022 (will be renewed at the start of the school year)

    Other Online Resources

    Epic (used by SSIS)
    For current elementary students
    Cost: Free (use current student login)
    Description: Read books online using your child’s class code.

    Khan Academy (used by SSIS)
    Cost: Free (use current SSIS student login, if your child does not have one just follow the steps in this article)
    Description: From math and economics to life skills and history, Khan Academy is a large free resource for students of all ages.

    Instructables.com
    Cost: Free
    Description: Instructables is a platform where people share step-by-step instructions about various creative projects they’ve done. Great for those who love to tinker!

    Code.org
    Cost: Free
    Description: Coding and computer science courses for children of all ages.

    Outschool Summer Camp 
    Cost: Fee-based (price on their website)
    Description: Outschool offers over 140,000 interactive online classes. Keep your kids inspired and engaged with online classes, clubs, and camps covering all their favorite topics.

    DIY.org 
    Cost: Fee-based (price on their website)
    Description: Offers courses on various topics, like STEM, arts and crafts, life skills, game coding, culture, health and fitness, etc.

    Ho Chi Minh City Based Resources (Recommended by SSIS)

    Aikido Summer Course 

    Teen classes (9-15 years old): 8:30 -10:00 am
    Children’s classes (4-8 years old): 10:00 – 11:00 am
    Contact for cost and details: shobukan@shobukanvietnam.com
    International Aikido School at Happy Valley, Shobukan Dojo, will have Aikido summer courses from June 10 to August 15, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.

    Saigon Heat basketball

    Basketball for school-aged children
    Contact for cost and details: Nhi.Nguyen@tplsports.com
    Different venues around the city.

    Fox football

    Football (soccer) for all school-aged children
    Contact for cost and details: http://foxfootballvietnam.com/camps/
    Several programs around the city

    Private football lessons

    Contact for cost and details:
    Coach Sanny: stran@ssis.edu.vn, or Mr. Brian: hiphan@ssis.edu.vn, or Mr. Jay: thuahuynh@ssis.edu.vn

    Swim Lessons: SSIS aquatics staff

    Note: Lessons must happen at your pool/home.
    Contact for cost and details:

    Minh Vu: mvu@ssis.edu.vn or Hung Nguyen: hunguyen@ssis.edu.vn

    Swim Lessons: Paul Sadler

    3 years – adults. The Paul Sadler group works with RISS and ABC schools.
    Contact for cost and details: https://www.facebook.com/SwimlandVn/