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Welcome to Northern Academy's Arts & Science Summer Camp

Session 1: June 29 - July 18, 2020
Session 2: July 20 - Aug 08, 2020

Design Your Dream Summer!

Our Day Camp and Afternoon Extension Camp are conveniently designed by age for 9-13 and 14-18 year-old. Sleepaway Camp is also available!

Day Camp

Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm; Saturday trips

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

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.


Step 1. Choose Your Focus

Everyday from 9 am to noon, immerse yourself in one of our award-winning Science projects, Dance, Music, and Fine Arts programs.

At noon, enjoy a delicious buffet for lunch.

Step 2. Choose Your Adventures

Want to try out robotics, dance, music, theater, or drawing—or even take a crash course in Mandarin Chinese? From 1 to 2 pm, the class choice is yours. Explore, learn, and have fun!

Follow the registration steps and apply here.

For a sample of weekly schedule, please check here.

Afternoon Camp (Ages 9-18)

Mon-Fri, 2-6 pm

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

Classical Ballet classes are available for different age groups, from 9-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 school's main website.


“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 2019 Courses:

  • A World Bridge® Summer Program
  • Robotics Engineering
  • 3D Modeling & 3D Printing
  • Science


Northern Academy offers academic tutoring program for students who would like to catch up or get ahead in the summer.

Summer 2019 Courses:

  • Academic Tutoring
  • SAT & Regents Prep


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

Summer 2019 Courses:

  • Dance Beginner Programs
  • Summer Dance Intensive

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 2019 Courses:

  • Music Theater
  • Music Classes and Private Lessons

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 2019 Courses:

  • Drawing
  • Chinese Painting
  • Landscape Painting
  • Useful Crafting
  • 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 2019 Courses:

  • Chinese Language & Culture
  • ESL & American Culture