Kindergarten Bootcamp at The Academy

People ask, “What is Kindergarten Boot Camp (BC)?” At the Academy, it’s a program that helps prepare our pre-K students to enter kindergarten. It teaches the “little cadets,” as we call them, all the skills they will need to navigate kindergarten.

KBC is a summer program we offer exclusively to our up-and-coming kindergartners. The BEST part for you? There is NO ADDITIONAL cost!

So Much to Learn

The transition from pre-K to kindergarten can be difficult. There are so many new things a child may encounter:

  • Going to a new school
  • Being in a more formal classroom setting
  • Being in a class with more students
  • New or unfamiliar teaching methods
  • Riding a bus
  • Going through a cafeteria line
  • Carrying a lunch tray
  • Opening a milk carton
  • Returning library books
  • Having homework
  • Workin in a workbook
  • Standing in line quietly

A Typical Week at KBC

Monday: Lending Library Day. Cadets get a library card to check out a book to take home to read and bring back the next week.

Tuesday: Cafeteria Day. Cadets get to eat in the “cafeteria” after selecting what they want for lunch. They get a special number to practice with as their lunch account number. And they even get to choose fancy milk cartons just like they would have at kindergarten!

Wednesday: KBC T-shirt Day. Cadets practice special skills, such as buttoning, zipping, and tying laces

Thursday: Homework Day. Cadets turn in their assignment for the week.

Friday: Wrap Up. Cadets get to have cafeteria style lunch again.

The Academy Is a Premier Provider of Educational Preschools in Middle Tennessee

We have educational preschools Nashville and the surrounding areas depend on every day. If you live in Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood, Hendersonville, or Spring Hill, we have a location near you. See all our locations.