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Summer Program Update

This coming Saturday, July 12, the Summer Program office will be open to handle last-minute registrations and course changes for Session II classes beginning next Monday.

The Summer Program office -- located on the 2nd floor of the Student Services and Administration Building -- will be open from 9 am - 12 pm.

The telephone number for the Summer Program office is 858/569-7900, Extension 4236.

Looking Forward to Session II, Beginning July 14!

With Session I of the Parker Summer Program now up and running, a reminder about Session II is in order:

Session II runs from Monday, July 14 – Friday, August 01, Monday-Friday. Please refer to the course catalogue overview mailed to you earlier or go to for complete course descriptions and helpful registration information. Also: don’t forget to check out the list of great Sports Camps being offered through early August.

Please note the updates that appear below for Lower School, Middle School and Upper School courses and activities.

Lower School
Limited space in the following courses only
(all other Lower School courses are now full):

Little Explorers – Junior Kindergarten
Grade 5 Jump Start
Spanish Immersion (Grades 3-5)
Live Like the Artists
Summer Fun! (Afternoon Camp)

Middle School
The following courses have been cancelled
(see the online course catalogue for all other available Middle School courses and their descriptions):

Grammar 101: Rules of the Game
A Readers’ Theatre: An Introduction to the Great Thinkers
Seeing Through the Eyes of the Ancients: An Introduction to Art History
Electronics and Engineering Design Challenge: Full STEAM Ahead!
Beginning Jewelry Design
Fashion Forward
Sharpening Your Toolset: Reading Workshop

Upper School
The following courses have been cancelled
(see the online course catalogue for all other available Upper School courses and their descriptions):

Latin – All Levels
Sports For Life: Getting Fit, Staying Fit
Introduction to Philosophy
SAT/ACT Math Preparation Boot Camp

The following course is full:
AP Biology Prep

Click Here to view the Session 1 Classroom Assignments

Click Here to view the Session  2 Classroom Assignments

“The School Year Begins with Parker’s Summer Program”

For the past 101 years, inspiring excellence has defined the Francis Parker School academic program. Inspiring excellence is also central to the Francis Parker School Summer Program — now in its 55th year.  From Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12, Parker’s Summer Program offers an array of experiential learning opportunities in the classroom and beyond. In the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools, the focus remains on enrichment and advancement, keeping the student’s brain engaged during the summer months. For 2014, Parker’s Summer Program has scheduled the following sessions:

June 16 - June 20 Parker Sports Camps
(With other camps offered by outside vendors throughout the summer)
June 23 - July 11 Academic Enrichment and Advancement Session I
July 14 - Aug. 1 Academic Enrichment and Advancement Session II
July 14 - July 19 Jazz 88.3 FM Summer Jazz Workshop Presented by House of Blues -Week 1
(For students entering Grades 6 to 8)
July 21 - July 26 Jazz 88.3 FM Summer Jazz Workshop Presented by House of Blues -Week 2
(For students entering Grades 9 to 12)

August 4 - 8

Robo.Camp (For students entering Grades 4 to 10)

to review courses and descriptions by grade level/school, click the yellow links in the tool bar on the left of this page

The 2014 Summer Program -- featuring 17 new courses, afternoon activities and sports camps -- offers the convenience of electronic registration and payment. If preferred, a paper registration may be submitted.

Please review all information, courses and activities presented on the pages that follow. Should you have questions about the curriculum, the registration process or the Parker Summer Program in general, contact the Summer Program office located on the Linda Vista Campus. The Parker faculty, support staff, coaches and I look forward to providing a great and fun learning experience for each and every student this summer.

Tim Katzman
Director, Summer and Extended Day Programs
Telephone: 858.569.7900 Ext. 4236





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