Summers at Pennington presents:
Summer in the Cloud!
Virtual programs to maximize your summer during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Does the thought of summer without camp send you into a tailspin? Consider our terrific new virtual camps! Our camps are designed to engage and entertain our campers. Children will learn something new, have fun, socialize with peers, be active, and have some structure for their summer days.
Last-minute in-person camps
In-person athletic camps are back on with limited space. Click the button below to see what small-group programs are available!
We have designed our virtual camps based on thoughtful feedback from and discussions with our Pennington teaching faculty about their virtual “best practices.” Our camps will follow the following criteria:
Camp days (unless otherwise specified) will offer a mix of 70% asynchronous learning and 30% synchronous instruction, plus multiple opportunities for feedback and coaching from teachers. All programs will include:
A variety of activities and projects
Up to 15 hours of technical instruction per week
Daily tasks/projects to be completed offline
Individual coaching/feedback sessions
Camps will begin each morning 9:00 a.m. with a live virtual class (unless otherwise indicated).
Afternoons are designed to be flexible in nature, allowing campers to adapt the program to fit how they work best. They may choose to dive into the asynchronous activities or simply enjoy the afternoon and save the course project for a later time. Given the current situation, we understand the value of disconnecting and downtime, and we have designed our programs with this flexibility in mind.
Campers will experience a virtual program with an individual touch! Pennington’s Summers in the Cloud is the same great summer program, in a new, more convenient format.
(So shouldn’t we teach them?)
Gretchen W. Overhiser, B.A., M.S., M.A.T.
As a freshman history teacher, the question that I’m most often asked by anxious parents is “What is the best way to prepare my child for success in high school?”
From my experience as a parent and a teacher, I’ll share a secret: The most important element for student success is the feeling of confidence and happiness that comes from being able to manage schoolwork and relationships.