Our Program

  • Daily instruction in reading, writing and math
  • Weekly enrichment classes in STEAM activities: science, technology, engineering, art and math
  • Weekly field trips to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim and the Jewish Museum; trips to Marymount School robotic lab and theater productions
  • Twice-weekly swimming lessons, water safety instruction, and daily sports
  • A healthy family style lunch and two snacks each day

Additional Features

  • Full Access to exceptional facilities of Saint David’s School
  • Small Class sizes of 15-17 boys
  • Exceptional, experienced teachers, assistant teachers, coaches and specialty teachers
  • Dedicated Reading specialist
  • 8-10 Saint David’s alumni volunteer in the program each summer

Goals

  • Prevent summer learning loss
  • Fuel curiosity and a love of learning
  • Build self-confidence
  • Teach boys to swim
  • Introduce boys to a variety of enrichment activities through music and art classes/trips

Results

Across affiliated sites nationwide, Horizons National results are consistent and measurable, year over year. Instead of experiencing summer learning loss, students overall gain 2-3 months’ improvement in math and reading and return to school in the fall with greater enthusiasm for learning. Horizons at Saint David’s has an attendance rate of 95% and a retention rate of 91%.



Contact: Meg Sheridan, Executive Director, 12 East 89th Street, New York, NY 10128, Phone: 212-369-0058, E-mail: msheridan@sdshorizons.org