The Harker’s School Summer Institute gives students from grades 6-12 the chance to earn credits, learn new skills and follow their passions. Harker students aren’t the only ones with these options; students from other schools are welcome at most of the classes.
This year’s institute will run from June 18 to Aug. 10, and will have a variety of new two-week courses. Also new this year are art classes, including portfolio preparation in drawing, 2-D and 3-D. The for-credit courses include a variety of classes in math, history and technology. Upper school enrichment courses span math, writing, art, history and driver’s education. Middle school enrichment will also be offered, and will include several core subjects as well as classes such as So You Think You Can Cook? and Champion Chess.
Middle school and upper school activities programs will also be offered, and will include access to the libraries, the pools and prepared lunch. The middle school activities program will also feature planned group events like piñata-making, checkers tournaments and an Iron Chef competition.
The wide range of choices and flexible program allow each student to design a schedule around his or her own academic needs and personal interests, giving everyone just the right mix of summer activity and fun.
The Harker School has been offering extensive summer programs for more than 50 years, and is accredited nationally by the American Camping Association.