Summer Program

Virtual Summer Program

This program offers academic enrichment, arts instruction, and character development programming through a virtual model. Our online program will begin July 6 and last through Aug. 6. 

We will offer both a lower and an upper program. The lower program will serve students entering 3rd grade through 5th grade. The upper program will serve students entering 6th grade through 11th grade. Classes will take place Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Each day, students will engage with teachers using the video conferencing programs Zoom and Google Classroom to support our academic instruction.

Project RISE 2020 Virtual Summer Program

July 6 - August 6

In-Person Summer Program

This program is for children between the ages of 8 and 16 who are rising 3rd through 11th graders. The program is held at Thayer Academy in Braintree, MA. Thayer Academy is an independent day school, founded in 1877, for grades 5-12. Students will work and play in Thayer’s beautiful facilities and classrooms on the school’s 30-acre campus. 

The Project RISE Summer Program provides enrolled students with seven weeks of:

  • Daily roundtrip bus transportation between the Boston area and Braintree.
  • Daily Continental breakfast and hot lunch (Friday lunches on trips are provided by parents).
  • Academically challenging and reinforcing course work.
  • Cultural enrichment through guest speakers, class instruction, projects, and activities 
  • Six off-campus field trips on Fridays.
  • Daily social and extracurricular activities.

In-Person Summer Program Schedule

7:15 - 9 a.m.

Bus from Boston to Thayer   

8:15 - 9 a.m.


9am - 12:30 p.m.

Academic Classes

12:30 - 1 p.m.


1:30 - 3 p.m.

Social and Extracurricular Activities

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Bus from Thayer to Boston