Join Us for Summer at Sand Hill School 2023!

Summer at Sand Hill SchoolJoin us  for a fun summer program with a balance of social development and remediation for your child.

The summer session of Sand Hill School is designed to provide a new school experience for children who have completed grades 2-5 (ages 8–11 years) who have had a rocky school year due to struggles with reading, writing, spelling and/or mathematics.

A New School Experience

At Sand Hill Summer kids with dyslexia, language-based learning disability or specific learning disability experience success in a skill-building program that balances fun activities featuring students’ own interests and talents with evidence-based support in the areas of their academic challenges.

What will the day look like?

The day begins at 8:30 am with a mindfulness warm up exercise together as a community. After, students in small groups will rotate through three class-type activity periods, including:

  • Morning specialized small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio in reading, writing and math.
  • Lessons embedded with important teaching of Executive Function skills, such as routines, material organization, planning, self-advocacy and use of accommodations
  • Social Emotional Learning: Teamwork, mindfulness, regulation, and social skill development and practice
  • Summer Fun and Recreation: Science experiments, field games, nature walks, scavenger hunts, water fun and more!

Summer Program Schedule

June 13 – June 30, 2023 | 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • 8:20 am – 8:30 – Arrival
  • 8:30 am – Mindfulness Warm Up
  • 8:45 am – 9:25 am – Activity #1
  • 9:30 am – 10:10 am – Activity #2
  • 10:10 – 10:25 – Break / Snack
  • 10:30 am – 11:10 am – Activity #3
  • 11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Lunch & Recess in courtyard (bring lunch and a drink)
  • 12:00 pm – 12:20 pm – Class Meeting
  • 12:20 pm – 12:30 – Mindfulness Warm Down & Dismissal

Summer Program Staff

Kendra Fraka, LCSW – Summer Program Director
Julia Rodriguez – Admissions Coordinator and Office Manager
Plus additional SHS teachers and staff experienced in working with students who have learning differences
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Program Cost

Half Day Program | $2100
Financial assistance is available.

Registration Process

  1. Attend Parent Visit – Sign up for a virtual visit to learn about the Sand Hill School Approach and the school and camp programs. Highly recommended
  2. Complete Program ApplicationDownload and complete the 2-page PDF to apply! Email or mail it to Please also email /mail any assessments/report cards/504/IEPs. Applications are due May 12, 2023.
  3. Meet & Greet Call – After you apply, Kendra Fraka, LCSW will reach out to schedule a 15-minute Meet & Greet call with you.

Registration opens on February 17, 2023.

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