Summer @ Westtown 2016
Rooted in over 200 years of action-based learning traditions, Summer@Westtown 2016 Outdoor Education and the Arts.
Come explore our array 2016 Summer Programs: Day Camp, Swim School, Summer Athletics, High School For Credit Courses, and The Westtown Science Institute.
Fun, discovery and investigation await every child in a creative, supportive, enriching, inclusive environment rooted in the Westtown School philosophy.
All programs are open to the general public
Day Camp -Do you want to build a wood and canvas canoe, learn metalsmithing, harvest organic produce, fly through the air on our ropes course or learn the secrets of local wildlife?
Hand chiseling and lathe turning | grades rising 7 - 9
June 20 - July 1
9 AM - 12 PM
Limited to 6 students
Learn to carve wood by hand using chisels to create spoons, spreading knives, or cheese boards. Then try your hand at turning wood on the lathe to make a decorative wooden ornament. All equipment and materials supplied.
Swim School - Are you a parent looking for a safe, nurturing environment where your kids can take those first strokes?
Courses for Credit - Are you a student looking for high school classes like Geometry, US History and Economics? Courses available in-person and online?
Westtown Science Institute - Are you a student interested learning how to build a lightsaber, design the latest Minecraft mod or program robots?
Athletics - Do you want to spend your days out on the fields and courts, perfecting your techniques and working with some of the areas best coaches?
0.25 credit (30 hours)
June 20 - July 1
Time: 9 AM - Noon
The Westtown School’s Physical Education - Health for Life summer course is designed to expose teens to our 360° well-being philosophy. The program builds comprehensive understanding of skills and techniques used to maintain life-long health and fitness. Students study health related domains of cardiovascular fitness, sustainable muscular health, flexibility, and conditioning. As part of this 360° program, positive nutrition habits and deepening one's understanding of how fitness and healthy choices affect the body and mind are also presented. Westtown is a field trip unto itself. Students will explore our 600 acre campus; from team building experiences on our Ropes Course to making healthy entrees at our Organic Garden. Westtown School has 12 outdoor fields, a field house with an indoor swimming pool, 5 courts, 2 fitness centers and dance studio, a ropes course, organic garden, 14 acre lake, cross country course and more. The program is limited to 15 students.
Each summer Westtown School proudly plays hosts an array of Academic, Science and Arts programs. Learn More