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MONEYBALL: SPORTS ANALYTICS

The hit movie Moneyball opened viewers’ eyes to the world of sports statistics. The Moneyball: Sports Analytics summer program lets you delve deeper into this fascinating realm, showing you how to turn simple data into deep discoveries that defy conventional wisdom. Hosted at Villanova University, the Moneyball camp welcomes talented high school students who are intrigued by statistics and excited by sports. The program covers the basics of a Statistics 101 course exclusively using examples and datasets from the world of sports. The summer experience serves as an entrée into the sports statistics world, an area not traditionally covered in schools.

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Location: Villanova University
Ages: 14-18
Session One: June 28 – July 4
Session Two: July 5 – July 11
Session Three: July 12 – July 18
Session Four: July 19 – July 25
Session Five: July 26 – August 1
Residential Session Length: 7 Days
Day Session Length: 5 Days

The earlier you register, the more you save!

Day Tuition: $625
Residential Tuition: $2,150

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FAST FACTS

“My son Andrew is graduating high school this June and headed to college in Philadelphia in the fall…in large part due to the many summers he had with you guys where he fell in love with the campus!”

Cynthia R., Parent

“My daughter attended one of the programs last summer. I was concerned about her first time away from home and in a new place. But, I can tell you she absolutely loved the experience.”

Jodi Solkin H., Parent

SCHEDULE OF A DAY

  • 8:00am Breakfast

  • 9:30am Morning Class

  • 12:00pm Lunch

  • 1:30pm Guest Speaker

  • 2:45pm Programming and Group Work

  • 4:00pm Afternoon Activities

  • 6:00pm Dinner

  • 6:45pm Evening Activities

  • 10:00pm Curfew

“MONEYBALL” METHOD

You will learn the “Moneyball” method which focuses on using data to make deep discoveries that are not obvious and certainly go against conventional wisdom. When it comes to sports, you will become a data-driven decision maker. As you learn statistical reasoning as well as key data analysis skills, you will be primed to be a leader in an increasingly data-driven economy.

Moneyball covers some of statistics 101 courses as well as many advanced level statistics course topics. This program also teaches you how to apply the statistical techniques you learn in AP Statistics. This program is ideal for students with a strong background in math and a love of sports. An interest in computer programming is recommended but no specific background is necessary.

AT THE MONEYBALL CAMP YOU WILL:

LIFE AT VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY

College Life. From meeting your new roommate, walking to class on the beautiful campus, eating in the dining halls and taking classes in the historic buildings, you’ll get a taste of what life as a college student is really like. You’ll love the modern facilities, air-conditioned dorms, snack shops, WiFi and state-of-the-art athletic spaces.

International Experience. About 40% of students come from around the world to join us each summer. Every year we hear how much students enjoy meeting people from all over the country and the world and how it opened their eyes to different parts of the globe.

Trips & Activities. One of the best parts of JKCP is the activities. Every evening there is a planned event. Sometimes we stay on campus, and other nights we’ll travel to a local venue for an off-campus activity. Trips are offered every Saturday to regional destinations of your choice. And Sundays are for exploring the Philadelphia region.

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2020 DATES & PRICES

 June 28 – August 1

$2,150 per week for 1 week

$2,100 per week for 2 weeks

$2,050 per week for 3+ weeks

  • Rooming
  • On-campus meals
  • Afternoon and evening activities
  • Over five hours of instruction every day
  • Guest appearances
  • Course materials

  • $100 Application Fee: Waived for 2020
  • Weekend Stay: $225 per weekend
  • Optional services such as laundry, linen and airport transportation – you may select these when applying
  • Meals during weekend trips and off-campus weekday dinners

Residential students arrive on Sundays and depart on Saturday mornings.

$625 per week for 1 week

$610 per week for 2 weeks

$590 per week for 3+ weeks

  • Lunch
  • Over five hours of instruction every day
  • Guest appearances
  • Course materials

  • $50 Application Fee: Waived for 2020
  • Extended day option: $30 per day (Allows day students to join us for dinner and evening activities Monday through Friday.)

Each session is Monday through Friday. Drop-off 9:15 | Pick-up 4:14| Villanova University

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