Some Interesting Programs

Some Interesting Programs
I'm not recommending or promoting the following programs, but when information comes my way about programs for middle school students I will post it here for your information:
Middle School Enrichment Program
The Ridgewood High School Summer School is now offering a full Enrichment program for Middle School students in grades 6-8. This program is designed to give students an opportunity to enhance their learning and understanding of different topics while participating in fun interactive courses. These courses are designed for students who are currently enrolled in middle school or will be entering High School in the fall. Students will participate in courses that will allow them to grow as learners in a fun and interesting ways. 
201-670-2800 Ext: 20660
Ages 12 & up, Special Swim Volunteers Needed -YWCA of Bergen County -  Please share some of your time and assist with a swim program for mentally and/or physically challenged youngsters.  Previous experience is not required. 201-444-5600 ext. 348;


JohnsHopkins Center for Talented Youth has provided Woodcliff Middle School withbrochures that describe their program for “advanced learners.”  The brochure includes an overview of how theCenter for Talented Youth’s Talent Search works, a description of all theprograms and services that they offer, and an application to be considered.  If yourchild is an “advanced learner” you might consider having your child be a partof the offerings.   They maintain a website for more information(; and brochures are available in the main office.
Summer Discovery offers a middle school program. (
Academy After Hours - Enriching courses for middle school students
Bergen County Academy
Fall Session - 10/6 - 12/19
201 343-6000 ext. 2286
Broadreach - Global summer adventures for middle school students

Bergen County Youth Police Academy

Information for next summer will be posted when it becomes available. If you have any questions, contact Eileen Hughes at

Brown University  Middle School Summer Science Program
This program is open to students entering grades 7-9.
For more info:
Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs for Children & Adults
Offered in Demarest, Paramus, Teaneck & Westwood
For more info. call: 800-903-0162
Summer Science Camp
Black Rock Forest Consortium65 Reservoir Rd Cornwall, NY
Tel: (845) 534-4517 ext 18 Fax: (845) 534-6975
Northfield Mount Hermon - "Offering exceptional summer education since 1900."
Summer Sessions
Mount Hermon, MA
Terp Discovery
University of Maryland
2-week summer program designed for academically talented middle school students.
Discover, Explore, Grow! 
For more info.:
Miss New Jersey Teen USA
Registration is open.  For more information: 
Visions Service Adventures
"A program geared for students who are interested in meaningful community service and cultural exchange." or
CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free professional counseling, education, financial assistance and practical support to anyone affected by cancer:  people with cancer, their loved ones, caregivers, children and the bereaved.
CancerCare for Kids provides support to children and adolescents affected by cancer.
Contact: 800-813-HOPE(4673)  or

The Roam Summer Course:  7th and 8th Graders – The Roam Summer Course is an educational experience that lets the students explore the mountains and rivers in Idaho. Students can receive academic credit on the official transcript through this program.



Great Summer Camp Programs at Bergen Community College


Kids and Teens Camp ( Ages 7 - 17)


Summer@St. Thomas More School

Avoid summer learning loss and prepare your 7th, 8th, or 9th grade son for the next level!  All on the shores of Gardner Lake.  Join us for a Traditional American Summer Camp Experience - the perfect mix of summer outdoor fun and academics. For


Visions Service Adventures

This is not your average teen summer program.  Our long-standing program model built on the pillars of meaningful service, authentic cultural immersion, and open-minded exploration has created a global community that will have ripple effects for years to come. For info.:



Are you looking for an engaging, hands-on learning STEM experience for your curious 13 or 14 year old?  Located at Pascack Hills High School, you can enroll for 1-4 weeks.  For more information: