Rising Leaders

Summer Program and HSPT® Prep for girls entering grades 4-8

June 29 —July 30, 2020

Saint Dominic Academy is excited to offer the Rising Leaders Summer Program for girls entering grades 4-8. This enrichment program is designed to help young women explore their interests, enhance their talents and abilities, develop leadership skills and create new friendships.


5 week program: June 29 – July 30

All classes will meet Monday – Thursday from 8 am to 1 pm

Thursday – All students, grades 4-8 will attend fun Field Trips on July 2, July 9, July 16 and July 23.

Schedule changes: 11:30 Dismissal on Thursday, July 30

Monday – Wednesday 
for Grades 4–7

  • Creative Writing* 
  • Art Studio*
  • Girl Power
  • Fitness Fun

Monday – Wednesday 
for Grade 8 

  • HSPT®  Language Arts Prep 
  • HSPT® Math Prep
  • Girl Power 
  • Fitness Fun

*On Wednesday, girls in grades 4–7 will have a Robotics Workshop in place of Creative Writing and Art Studio.

Course Descriptions:

Creative Writing: Personal creative expression is the goal of this class where students will also hone writing and editing skills.

Art Studio: Students will learn the elements and principles of design and apply them using paint, printmaking techniques, pen and paper.

Girl Power: Girls will become more self- assured through empowerment exercises and group discussion and will learn how to lead in true SDA fashion. For example, girls will learn how to maintain a healthy self-image and learn how to become a positive citizen.

Fitness Fun: Students will participate in all different types of fun physical activities including pool time at Saint Peter’s University.

HSPT® Prep: Intensive preparation for students hoping to perform well on the high school entrance exam. HSPT® Prep only option available. See brochure for details.

Students must bring their own lunch and drinks to the program.

Tuition Information

Program Fee includes: registration, field trips, Rising Leaders t-shirt, and last day pizza party.

$300 Non-refundable deposit due by May 12

$650 Balance due by June 9

Discount Available! Save $100 if you pay in full by May 1. The payment of $850 must be received by Saint Dominic Academy on or before May 1.

Please Note:

  • Program fees are non-refundable after June 9th.
  • Program fees will not be prorated for partial attendance.