Academic Summer Camp Applications

The Chappaqua Central School District is once again offering students an opportunity to hone their writing, communicating, problem-solving and collaboration skills.

This year, the District will be running three academic summer camps where students can explore their passions, and solve relevant, complex problems. Students will work individually and collaboratively using varied approaches to give and receive feedback and set their own learning goals.

Click on the camp title(s) below for more information and the application.

MAKE-WRITING CAMP - for students entering grades 3-6

  • A camp for makers who love to tell stories.
  • Writers will play through the writing process, tinker with text, and learn how the things we make can inspire the things we write.
  • A camp where words and ideas become loose parts that move, mix, and mingle.
  • Students will tinker to build stories.
  • Learn about how important tinkering, making and writing is to our future.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with peers and faculty.

STEAM CAMP featuring Arduino - for students entering grades 6-12

  • A chance to explore: solving problems, fabricating, robots, and programming.
  • Learn about problem solving and design thinking.
  • Tinker, design and build an invention.
  • Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) and how important it is to our future.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with peers and faculty.

SECONDARY WRITERS CAMP - for students entering grades 7-12

  • Explore all kinds of writing.
  • Learn all about the qualities of good writing across genres.
  • Study the precision of language and the role it plays in crafting high-quality work.
  • Discover the distinguishing features of individual genres and exploring multi-genre writing.
  • Establish mentor relationships with favorite authors.

Spots fill quickly so don't delay. . .Please contact Mary Ford at or 914-238-7200 x1020 with any questions about the application process or tuition.