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WHAT IS IT?
Virtual School @ G.USA
is not a private school or an educational institution. It is a day program that allows for children to come and have structured days with peers at Gymnastics USA. Included throughout the day is scheduled time for school work, gymnastics, game time, and lunch/snack. This is a structured option for families who do not want their child to be in a traditional school setting.
We recommend utilizing OCVS, these courses are taught virtually by local OCPS teachers. Our staff will be there to ensure the students are working on their schoolwork during the allocated times. However, the education and associated work will come from the learning program of the parent’s choice.
A program designed for families that want their children to do virtual learning yet value social interaction among peers, daily physical exercise, and assistance with care during the workday. We strive to provide an outlet for families to achieve all these goals in one place.
Part Time and Full Time Available
You choose your days!
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Early Drop Off Available as early as 7:00 am
Later Pick Up Available as late as 6:00 pm
8:30 - 8:45 Arrival / Set Up / Login
8:45 - 8:45 Pledge of Allegiance
8:45-10:00 SCHOOL WORK (1.25 HR)
10:00 - 10:10 Snack / Mental Break (10 MIN)
10:10 - 10:30 Group Activity K-2nd Only (20 MIN)
10:10 - 11:10 SCHOOL WORK (1 HR)
11:10 - 12:00 Gymnastics Time (50 MIN)
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch (30 MIN)
12:30 - 1:45 SCHOOL WORK (1.25 HR)
1:45 - 1:55 Mental Break (10 MIN)
1:55 - 2:25 Group Activity K-2nd Only (30 MIN)
1:55 – 2:25 SCHOOL WORK (30 MIN)
2:25 - 2:30 Pack Up Time
6 HOUR DAY
K-2nd Grade = 3 HOURS SCHOOL WORK
+3rd Grade = 4 HOURS SCHOOL WORK
50 MIN = GYM TIME
Early Drop Off and Later Pick Up is available but is not active time in the gym or structured. Early as 7 am and as late as 6 pm. Children will relax, play independently on personal device, do crafts, read, etc. For Later Pick Up you can add a recreational class for an additional cost.
"GYMNASTICS TIME" REFERS TO AN OPEN-GYM STYLE FREE PLAY. THE COACH WILL ORGANIZE GROUP FITNESS GAMES BUT IT IS NOT AN INSTRUCTIONAL CLASS. YOU CAN ADD ON AN INSTRUCTIONAL CLASS IF YOU TAKE
PART IN LATER PICK UP.
We recommend utilizing OCVS, these courses are taught virtually by local OCPS teachers. However, parents may decide on whatever system or program they would like their child to use. The purpose of G.USA in this program, is not to teach or tutor. Staff is there to ensure student discipline with regard to doing their work independently in the allocated time frames. They will provide minor assistance to ensure success for the student.
It is important to realize that the staff are not teachers or tutors. They will provide basic assistance as best possible to ensure student success, but student academic success is ultimately reliant on the virtual program they are taking, the student's merit, and parent oversight.
Parents are able to hire an outside Tutor or Therapist to come in
during the Virtual School day to meet with their child.
Groups will be small, ratios of 10 students per staff member for K-2nd grade and 15:01 for 3rd grade and above. Divisions of groups will be as follows:
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
3rd Grade - 5th Grade
6th Grade and Up
LAPTOP & OTHER SUPPLIES:
Students will be required to bring their own materials for their school work, including their own laptop, charger, headphones, etc as required for their learning program.
LUNCH AND SNACK:
G.USA will not be providing lunch or snacks, students must bring a pre-packed lunch and snack.
Students will set up their work stations at the start of each morning wherever they choose within the allocated areas. Many standard tables are available but students are also permitted to work in any style of seating they (and their parents) feel best for their comfort while working. Students are permitted to bring their own seating if they choose. Please learn more about Flex Seating here.
Families do not have to commit to a school year or even to a semester.
We only require a 30 Day Drop Notice whenever you would like to leave the program. Otherwise you will be enrolled until the end of the school year.
Standard Member Rates:
$425/month for full-time (Monday-Friday)
$95/month per day if part-time (i.e. twice a week = $190/month)
Competitive Team Member Rates:
$325/month for full-time (Monday-Friday)
$75/month per day if part-time (i.e. twice a week = $150/month)
Sibling discount of 10% off is available for this program. Further discounts available for Competitive Team Members. Also, those who have to miss a portion of Virtual School @ G.USA due to team workouts will be pro-rated accordingly.
Tuition is due based on our standard tuition cycles. Tuition pricing is based on the full school year calendar, holidays or other missed days are not pro-rated except for August which will be prorated based on OCPS start date.
Please keep in mind that our Virtual School @ G.USA days follow the Orange County Public School calendar. If these schools are out, Virtual School @ G.USA is closed.
MUST BE A G.USA MEMBER TO BE ENROLLED.
Ask About Early Drop Off/Later Pick Up Details
7AM-8:30AM & 2:30PM-6PM
No refunds or monetary credits are available for this program.
In the case of a Force Majeure event, such as a forced shut down, monetary credit to
the account can then be applied.
Our kids have participated in the summer camp 3 years in a row, and absolutely love it. It is a safe, clean and spacious place, filled with positive energy. I noticed a high rate of employee retention, which is an indication of how good the leadership team is. The coaches are excellent and connect with the kids, and the front desk is friendly and helpful. Virtual school is a new offering that we have taken advantage of this year. Keeping the kids at home would have been a constant battle, and going to Gymnastics USA eliminates distractions from home. It offers them the structure they need, a supportive learning environment, and some fun and exercise too. My kids look forward to the experience every day, and this was not my experience when we kept them home at the end of last school year.
My 2nd grade daughter did the first 10 days of virtual school at Gymnastics USA. They did a great job keeping her on task and on schedule. Kali kept in communication with me and helped my daughter with logging in and ensuring she was on time for her live instruction with her teacher. The staff at Gymnastics USA are all so friendly and helpful. My daughter was so nervous doing LaunchEd on her own without me, but Gymnastics USA made it easy and fun for her. My daughter starts face to face learning tomorrow, but if we have to do virtual again, I would most definitely send her to Gymnastics USA. I work, but even if I didn't, her having social interaction with others is important to me so I wouldn't think twice about signing her up again. Not only do they do a great job with virtual school, they also follow all of the safety procedures to prevent the spread of Covid and we always felt safe being there! Great job to all of the staff; I highly recommend!