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Welcome to Northern Summer Academy

Session 1: July 2 - 21, 2018
Session 2: July 23 - Aug 11, 2018

Design Your Dream Summer!

Our Day Camp and Afternoon Camp classes are conveniently designed by age for 3-4, 5-8, 9-13 and 14-18 year-old. Sleepaway Camp is also available!

Day Camp

Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm

We offer focus programs in Science, Dance and Chinese as well as classes in Fine Arts, Music, and performing arts.

Every session will also include a weekday educational field trip, exciting all-day outings on Saturdays, a grand finale and party for all campers, families, and friends.

PRICE: $1,090 / session

Step 1. Choose Your Focus

Immerse yourself in our award-winning Science projects, Dance or Chinese.

Step 2. Choose Your Adventures

Be the architect of your own summer-camp schedule and explore a variety of exciting classes in science, arts and languages.

Follow the registration steps and apply here.

Afternoon Camp (Ages 9-18)

Mon-Fri, 2-6 pm

Fill your afternoon with different performing arts and craft classes, or simply enjoy fun activities including the pool, games, mediation, free play, or BBQs in the park.

Mon-Fri, 1-7 pm

Classical Ballet classes are available for different age groups, from 3-year-olds right up to adults.


Sleepaway Camp (Ages 9-18)

Everything in DAY CAMP

Everything in AFTERNOON CAMP

Campers share our full-service dormitories with friends of similar age, learn life skills and have fun in evening and weekend activities.


Check out our schedule and apply here.

This summer camp is an initiative of Northern Academy, a college preparatory school in New York. For a full course of study, to inquire about fall enrollment, or to register for our open house, please visit our main website.


Explore the fundamentals of dance—from classical Chinese and ethnic dance to ballet—infused with the profound wisdom and upright principles of classical culture.

Summer 2018 Courses:

  • Dance Intensive
  • Afternoon Dance Classes

Performing Arts

"This summer camp completely transformed my son. He went from being lazy and disinterested to become strong, confident, motivated, and passionate about life. Thank you so much!" Parent of a 13-year-old Summer Camp, 2017

Summer 2018 Courses:

  • Theater
  • Music Classes and Private Lessons

Fine Arts

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

Summer 2018 Courses:

  • Chinese Painting
  • Landscape Painting
  • Useful Crafting
  • Portraiture in Clay
  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Intro to Watercolor
  • Woodblock Printmaking
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • Design & Build with Wood, Ethics & Morality
  • Introduction to After Effects
  • Fundamental Principles of Design


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

Summer 2018 Courses:

  • Chinese Language & Culture
  • ESL & American Culture

Activity Camp

Form new memories and lasting friendships while exploring, learning, and enjoying the fun of summer.


An award-winning program that helps students develop professional skills while working on real-world projects involving industry and government partners.