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Welcome to Northern Academy's Arts & STEM Camp

Session I: June 29 - July 17, 2020 ; Session II: July 20 - Aug 07, 2020


For summer 2020, Northern Academy is planning to host summer camp both in-person* and online for kids, age 9 and up. Classes offered in:

STEM: Computer Programming, The Math Olympiad, 3-D Modeling (Session I),  Robotics (Session II)

SAT Prep: English and Math

Arts: Dance (levels I, II), Musical Theater, Music Lessons, Fine Arts, Design, Crafts

Language and Culture: Chinese, ESL

Electives: Life Skills, Chess

Outdoor Adventures: Onsite campers may choose to participate in outdoor activities during 2 pm to 5 pm.


45-min classes run from 9 am-5 pm, Mon-Fri

TUITION: $9.5 per class and up / 3-WEEK SESSION (onsite fee and meal fee apply)


45-min classes run from 9 am-3 pm, Mon-Fri

TUITION: $9.5 per class and up / 3-WEEK SESSION


Click HERE for schedule.               Week 1 (June 29 - July 3)



*Northern Academy Summer Camp has received New York State's Permit to Operate. We continue to monitor circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Northern Academy will strictly adhere to government recommendations for safe camp operations, quarantine and travel. Read New York Department of Health's Children's Camp information HERE.

This summer camp is an initiative of Northern Academy, a college preparatory school (grades 6-12) nestled in the quiet landscape of Middletown. For a full course of study, to inquire about fall enrollment, or to register for our open house, please visit

STEM & Academics

“In A World Bridge®, we work on real world projects, and we work collaboratively with students in Alaska and NASA. Putting what I learn into something real that helps people is really cool.” --Sylvia, 8th grade

Summer 2020 Courses:

  • Computer Programming (Online)
  • Robotics Engineering (Available ONLINE)
  • The Math Olympiad (Available ONLINE)
  • 3D Modeling & 3D Printing
  • SAT Essential Camp (Available ONLINE)
  • SAT Advanced Camp (Available ONLINE)
  • Regents Prep & Academic Tutoring


Whether you are a total beginner or have been training since you were little, our dance camp will help you develop the skills you need to become a great dancer.

Summer 2020 Courses:

  • Beginner (Available ONLINE)
  • Intermediate (Available ONLINE)
  • Advanced


"This summer camp completely transformed my son. He went from being lazy and disinterested to strong, confident, motivated, and passionate about life. Thank you so much!" --Parent of a 13-year-old Summer Camper

Summer 2020 Courses:

  • Musical Theater (Available ONLINE)
  • Musicianship World
  • Traditional Chinese Music Journey
  • Piano Group Lessons
  • Private Lessons
  • Concert Practice
  • Chamber Music
  • Masterclass
  • Self-Practice / Accompanied Practice

Fine Arts

Energize your creative self in the realm of art-making. Learn drawing, watercolor, woodblock printmaking, portraiture in clay, crafting, woodworking, and graphic design.

Summer 2020 Courses:

  • Chinese Painting
  • Papier Mache Sculpture
  • Drawing (Available ONLINE)
  • Art History
  • Design
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Photography
  • Mythology


Develop proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English or Chinese whilst gaining a deep understanding of the related culture and society.

Summer 2020 Courses:

  • Chinese Language & Culture (Available ONLINE)
  • ESL & American Culture


Summer campers may choose elective class(es) including arts and crafts, music lessons, Chinese culture, dance, Chess, culture and etiquette.

Summer 2020 Courses:

  • Book Club
  • Life Skills
  • Chess Masters
  • Tea Ceremony
  • Flower Arrangement

Outdoor Adventures (Available in 2021)

“Nature Al” Whitted’s program developed through his 25-year experiences as a teacher, a camp director, and as a long-distance hiker.

Summer 2020 Courses:

  • Nature Trips
  • Marksmanship
  • Athletics
  • Archery
  • Wilderness Skills
  • Field Games