Summer at Sand Hill School. June 13 - June 30. Join us! A fun summer program with a balance of social development and remediation. Created for kids with language-based learning differences and school anxiety. Ages 8-11

Registration Opens February 17, 2023

A fun summer program with a balance of social development and remediation for your child! Created for kids with language-based learning differences and school anxiety.

Join us this summer!

We are excited to announce the Summer 2023 Program at Sand Hill School!

Tuesday, June 13 – Friday, June 30, 2023
Morning Educational Program: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

A New School Experience

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. At Sand Hill Summer kids with dyslexia, LBLD or specific learning disability experience success in a skill-building program that balances fun activities utilizing 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
Contact us at summer@sandhillschool.org


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 summer@sandhillschool.org. 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.
  4. See you on June 13th!

Sign up for a Parent Info Session

IMPORTANT NOTE:

CHC is an essential health care and education facility per the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health. We will refund enrollment fees if we are unable to hold the summer program due to external factors (coronavirus precautions).

Tuition for the summer program is non-refundable unless Sand Hill School cancels a summer class because minimum enrollment has not been met. If a summer program is cancelled, parents will be notified as soon as possible, and the tuition will be fully refunded.