Summer Programs @ Delaware valley Friends School


Delaware Valley Friends school offers THREE Summer PROGRAM OPTIONS FOR MIDDLE AND UPPER SCHOOL STUDENTS - FROM ACADEMIC SKILLS BUILDING TO AFTERNOON FUN TO ACT PREP.

Morning Academic Program
June 26-July 28, 2017 | $2,900

Mondays - Fridays, 8:45 am to 12:00 pm
For rising 5th through 10th grade students

Program features:

  • Small group language arts focused on reading remediation, writing, and executive function support
  • Small group math reinforcing skills at the level of student's most recently completed math course
  • Electives: Students can choose between art and STEM
  • Art: ceramics, mixed media, drawing and painting
  • STEM: technology, rocketry, coding, 3D printing, drone
  • Unlike our regular admissions process, a diagnosed learning difference is not required. Participation in the DVFS Summer Program may qualify as an extended school-year program.

    Tutors receive training in our Orton- Gillingham based Adolescent Literacy program. This program is specifically designed to address the needs of students with learning differences, particularly in reading (dyslexia), writing (dysgraphia), math (dyscalculia), memory (long-term and working), processing speed, ADHD, and executive functioning with respect to writing.

    In five weeks, with consistent, individualized instruction, students are able to make progress that allows them to be more successful in the coming school year.


    Afternoon Enrichment Program
    June 26-July 28, 2017
    $300/wk ($250 for week of July 4th)

    Mondays - Fridays, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    For rising 5th through 12th grade students

    Program features:

    Afternoon options are designed to expose students to the many creative outlets offered at DVFS throughout the year. These week-long courses feature DVFS faculty members teaching creative, hands-on activities, with a Middle School and Upper School choice for each week. (FULL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS HERE)

    Week 1 | June 26-30
      • Middle School: Yoga and Mindfulness
      • Upper School: Culinary Arts
    Week 2 | July 3-7 (no class 7/4)
      • Middle School: Cooking and Baking
      • Upper School: Lifecasting (body sculpture)
    Week 3 | July 10-14
      • Middle School: Cooking and Baking
      • Upper School: Indoor Rock Climbing (off campus, transportation provided)
    Week 4 | July 17-21
      • Middle School: Music
      • Upper School: Reading and Writing Poetry

    Week 5 | July 24-28


    Morning ACT Test Preparation Course
    July 10-July 28, 2017 | $2,900

    Mondays - Thursdays, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
    For rising 11th - 12th grade students

    Program features:

    • Taught by experts.
    • Instruction in small groups and one-on-one.

    How to Apply

    Application is made by using the CLICK HERE TO APPLY link. Once we receive your completed application, a member of our Summer Program Admissions Committee will call you to discuss your child's placement.

    Delaware Valley Friends School Summer Programs welcome students in grades 5 - 12 with learning differences, particularly in reading (dyslexia), writing (dysgraphia), math (dyscalculia), memory (long-term and working), processing speed, ADHD and executive functioning challenges.


    SUMMER 2017 Afternoon Enrichment PROGRAM | GRADES 5-12

    June 26 – July 28, 2017

    MONDAYS – FRIDAYS 1:00 – 3:00 PM

    Join us after* the morning academic session for weekly enrichment courses taught by our own DVFS faculty.
    *morning enrollment not required to participate in afternoon programming

    Click below for details about each course.

    Course Descriptions:

    • Week 1 | Middle School - Yoga and Mindfulness
    • Week 1 | Upper School - Culinary Arts
    • Week 2 | Middle School - Cooking and Baking
    • Week 2 | Upper School - Art: Life Casting
    • Week 3 | Middle School - Cooking and Baking
    • Week 3 | Upper School - Indoor Rock Climbing
    • Week 4 | Middle School - Music
    • Week 4 | Upper School - Reading and Writing Poetry
    • Week 5 | Middle School - Drama and Improv
    • Week 5 | Upper School - Music

    Afternoon Enrichment Program Details

    Cost

    Afternoon Enrichment Courses for both Middle School and Upper School:

        • $300 per week for Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5
        • $250 per week for Week 2

    Students may enroll in all five weeks, or for individual weekly courses.

    Payment is due for all programs by June 1, 2017.


    Afternoon Enrichment Daily Schedule

    There will be a supervised lunch in the café from 12:15 - 1:00 pm. Students should bring their own bagged lunch. Drinking water will be provided.
    The Afternoon Enrichment courses each run from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.
    Parents should arrange for transportation home for their students at 3:00 pm.


    For More Information

    For information about the DVFS Summer Afternoon Enrichment Program, contact

    Hallie Ciarlone, Director of Summer Programs
    hallie.ciarlone@dvfs.org
    or call DVFS at 610.640.4150


    Delaware Valley Friends School Summer Programs welcome students in grades 5 - 12 with learning differences, particularly in reading (dyslexia), writing (dysgraphia), math (dyscalculia), memory (long-term and working), processing speed, ADHD and executive functioning challenges.

    Delaware Valley Friends School
    19 E. Central Avenue, Paoli, Pennsylvania 19301
    Phone: 610.640.4150
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