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Summer Programs

Here, among some of the finest college preparatory schools in the west, you’ll find the highest quality summer programs available.


Wasatch Academy

The 2014 Wasatch Academy Summer Session prepares students academically and socially for the traditional school year.

The six-week session allows students the opportunity to accelerate their education, participate in extensive recreational activities, and transition to our boarding experience.  Students begin classes at 9 a.m. with three academic classes.  Recreation begins at 3 p.m. and continues until dinner.  We offer evening study hall in the dorms or structured study hall with a faculty member.

Academics:  Students may earn up to three semester credits toward high school graduation.  Course selection: Computer Game Design, English, English as a Second Language (ESL), Foreign Language: Spanish Instruction, History: U.S. and European, Learning Strategies, Math: Algebra I or II, geometry or calculus, Robitics, SAT/ACT Prep, Science: Biology, physics, chemistry, or psychology, Studio Song Writing, Recording, and Performing, TOFEL Prep, Tutoring (addiitional fees apply.)  

ESL Program:  Summer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes offered include Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking for English credit toward high school graduation.  Wasatch Academy ESL levels include courses for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced learners.

Additionally: Our state-of-the-art Center for Evolving Technologies is bursting with creatvity with robotics, filmmaking, music production, and computer game design the classrooms. Our renovated Perforing Arts Center has housed countless noteworthy productions from Shakespeare to Jazz Ensembles and, our Equestrian Facility is racing and jumping with both both English and Western disciplines.

http://www.wasatchacademy.org/summer-programs/index.aspx

Fountain Valley School

Fountain Valley School offers summer camps for boys and girls ages 9-18 in English and Western riding. More information at fvs.edu/summerprograms.

Steamboat Mountain School

Camp Inc. is a Jewish overnight camp where teenagers from around the world join together to explore what it means to be an entrepreneur. Campers work together to launch a product or service using the skills and tools learned through daily team challenges, interactions with guest entrepreneurs, tours of local businesses, and weekly “Shark Tank” style pitch competitions. 

Army and Navy Academy

Since 1943, summers have transformed the Army and Navy Academy campus into a dynamic, co-educational environment known as Academy by the Sea. Program selections are designed to enrich each participant's character through academic pursuits, recreational activities, and leadership training. 

Dunn School

Dunn School International Student Summer Program

Spend four weeks practicing English in the classroom and learning about American culture in beautiful central coast California.  Class sizes are small and opportunities are big.  The strong residential life component promotes relationship building among students and adults. Dunn School believes that academic excellence is achieved when supported by other personal priorities, including nutritious foods, physical activity, rest, service, and building meaningful relationships with others.
Dunn School Learning Strategies Summer Program

This summer academic boarding program is designed for students with learning differences.  The program is open to rising 8th, 9th, and 10th grade students.  It is a four-week academic experience with one goal: help kids grown confidence in understanding how they learn.  Program length and student-to-teacher ratio allow for excellent growth potential and remediation opportunities in reading, writing, and math before the start of a new school year.  The program includes afternoon electives, evening study hours, and weekend excursions.  Dunn School believes that academic excellence is achieved when supported by other personal priorities, including nutritious foods, physical activity, rest, service, and building meaningful relationships with others.

Besant Hill School (Formerly Happy Valley School)

Nestled in the beautiful resort town of Ojai located in Southern California, Besant Hill School offers a dynamic five weeks of programing in which students interact with peers from all around the world while mastering study skills, life lessons and gain a better appreciation of both Northern and Southern California. We offer a variety of courses in English as a Second Language, SAT Prep and a hands-on Farm Program.

The day is structured for academic courses in the morning, afternoon art classes and multiple off-campus excursions. The final week, we take an adventure to Northern California. There is a stop in Monterey to explore the world-renowned aquarium and ultimately spend two days gaining experience in what San Francisco has to offer. (Boarding students should plan to depart from San Francisco). Please visit http://www.besanthill.org/summer-institute.

 

 

Ojai Valley School

Ojai Valley School’s summer programs are an extension of the rich curriculum offered during the academic year. In summer, the emphasis is learning through experience. Summer campers are engaged inside and outside the classroom with challenging classes and fun outdoor activities.  The Lower Camp, for primary, elementary and middle school students ages 3-14, is located on our campus near downtown Ojai. The Upper Camp, for students ages 14-18, is located on our high school campus in the east end of the Ojai Valley.



 

Stevenson School

Every summer, Stevenson School offers a 5 week Summer Camp program for both boarding and day students, ages 9-15.  Camp includes classroom activites, workshops, sports, and outdoor adventures.  To learn more, please visit http://www.stevensonschool.org/about_stevenson/stevenson_summer_camp.aspx

The Webb Schools

For information about our summer programs, click here.

Woodside Priory School - The Priory

Mountain Camp Woodside - http://www.mountaincampwoodside.com/

Hawai'i Preparatory Academy

Our diverse Summer Session offers enrichment and unique study opportunities for boarding and day students entering grades 6-12. This exceptional program is designed to make the most of summer, and bring out all the potential and passion of your child. 

Summer Session offers new and prospective HPA students an excellent introduction to the school’s program and instructors. Many students return every summer to take advantage of the outstanding program and staff and to meet students from around the world.

Upper School course offerings include:

  • Ceramics
  • Explore Hawai‘i Island
  • iLife Medley
  • Marine Science
  • Robotics
  • SAT Prep
  • English as a Second Language

These courses are predominantly for enrichment; no credit is given.

Oregon Episcopal School

Summer program catalog is available online.

Fenster School

Fenster offers a six-week summer session for students in Grades 9-12.  College preparatory classes are offered for credit and students may enroll in courses for enrichment or remedial purposes.  In a structured learning environment that promotes success, students take three classes with each class meeting for two hours a day.

The summer session provides the perfect opportunity for students who need to catch up on their studies, who would like to explore a potential area of interest, or would like to become familiar with the boarding experience.  Located north of Tucson, the campus is nestled in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains and surrounded by the beauty of the Sonoran Desert.  Students have plenty of opportunity to enjoy their summers between classes and we offer such activities as a climbing wall/ropes course, horseback riding, swimming, and weekend trips.

Students who are interested in enrolling in Fenster’s Summer School should complete both sides of the downloadable Application for Summer School and the Summer Program Course Selection sheet and return them, along with a current transcript, to:

Academic Office

Fenster School

8505 East Ocotillo Drive

Tucson, AZ 85750

Once we receive these materials, we will be in touch with you to confirm your course selections.

Please be aware that enrollment in our Summer School does not guarantee admission to the academic year program.  Students who are interested in being considered for the school year will need to complete the Application for Admission.

Please feel free to call the School at 520.749.3340 if you would like to schedule a tour and a time to meet with our Dean of the School.

Southwestern Academy

Summer Adventures at Southwestern Academy offers upper or middle school boys and girls, grades 6-12, several summer programs that uniquely combines classroom education with fun and exciting activities allowing students to enjoy their summer while working toward graduation requirements. Students seeking post-graduate studies to prepare for college entrance are also welcome.

 

Our small classes and enthusiastic faculty provide opportunities to link college preparatory academics with some of the most popular educational and recreational sites in the areas. Classes are offered for credit, advancement, enrichment or review with

individual attention available for each student – all surrounded by an energetic and spirited atmosphere!

 

The summer Adventures program enables students to develop self-reliance and confidence while making new friends from around the world. The low teacher to-student ratio provides a nurturing and supportive environment, establishing a sense of community and trust that underscores the school’s core values.

 

Whether students attend the Southern California or Arizona campus, Summer Adventures at Southwestern Academy is a place where everyone can find success and a place to Belong! To read more or to apply click here

Hockaday School

For more information about our Summer Programs, please contact Nancy Gale at

ngale@mail.hockaday.org

214-360-6586.

St. Michaels University School

From July to August, we offer many different programs through our Education Extension department.

Our summer academies provide a chance for students to expand their vocal or performance skills through opera and theatre. The SMUS theatre course debuts it's final product in the Victoria Fringe Festival, alongside performers from all over the world.

Our Short-term ESL (ISPY) offers students who want to improve their English language abilities through personalized group programs lasting 3-12 weeks. 

Shawnigan Lake School

Soccer, Squash, Rugby, Ice Hockey

Monte Vista Christian School

Summer ESL Program

TBA: Summer 201

Co-ed, ages 12 - 16

5-week program of English lavnguage development and American culture.

www.mvcs.org/summeresl

St. Margaret's School

Summer school offers international students a chance to imrpove or get ahead in their English language development to speed the road to graduation. Student live with local Canadian families in homestays during the summer months, to provide a break from living in residence, and to provide a more immersive experience in which to practice English. https://www.stmarg.ca/summer-school

Copy of Fenster School

Fenster offers a six-week summer session for students in Grades 9-12.  College preparatory classes are offered for credit and students may enroll in courses for enrichment or remedial purposes.  In a structured learning environment that promotes success, students take three classes with each class meeting for two hours a day.

The summer session provides the perfect opportunity for students who need to catch up on their studies, who would like to explore a potential area of interest, or would like to become familiar with the boarding experience.  Located north of Tucson, the campus is nestled in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains and surrounded by the beauty of the Sonoran Desert.  Students have plenty of opportunity to enjoy their summers between classes and we offer such activities as a climbing wall/ropes course, horseback riding, swimming, and weekend trips.

Students who are interested in enrolling in Fenster’s Summer School should complete both sides of the downloadable Application for Summer School and the Summer Program Course Selection sheet and return them, along with a current transcript, to:

Academic Office

Fenster School

8505 East Ocotillo Drive

Tucson, AZ 85750

Once we receive these materials, we will be in touch with you to confirm your course selections.

Please be aware that enrollment in our Summer School does not guarantee admission to the academic year program.  Students who are interested in being considered for the school year will need to complete the Application for Admission.

Please feel free to call the School at 520.749.3340 if you would like to schedule a tour and a time to meet with our Dean of the School.

Copy of Wasatch Academy

The 2010 Wasatch Academy Summer Session prepares students academically and socially for the traditional school year.  The six-week session allows students the opportunity to accelerate their education, participate in extensive recreational activities, and transition to our boarding experience.  Students begin classes at 9 a.m. with three academic classes.  Recreation begins at 3 p.m. and continues until dinner.  We offer evening study hall in the dorms or structured study hall with a faculty member.

The 2011 Summer Session begins on June 27 and concludes on August 5.  Students who complete the six week session receive a $2,000 credit towards enrollment in the 2010-2011 academic year.

Academics:  Students may earn up to two credits toward high school graduation.  Half a credit is offered in each of the following:  Mathematics, English, Spanish, History, SAT Preparation, TOEFL Preparation, and Physical Education.

ESL Program:  Summer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes offered include Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking for English credit toward high school graduation.  Wasatch Academy ESL levels include courses for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced learners.

Delphian School

The purpose of Delphi's unique summer program is to challenge young people in and out of the classroom and to help them discover that their potential for success is unlimited. Visit www.SummerAtDelphi.org for more details about the 250 courses offered, and the wide variety of summer trips and activities. Delphi's summer program allows students to make new friends from around the world, practice known successful tools for effective learning, catch up, get ahead, and more. Up to 6 weeks during the summer is offered--time enough to create a memorable and meaningful summer. Day students of all ages are welcomed. Boarding student ages range from 8-18.

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

English Immersion Summer Program

Girl in Science Glass