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Welcome to D-E Summer Connections!




Dear Families,

WELCOME TO 2015! When we envision what we want in our children’s lives, we see our children in a world of curiosity, imagination, discovery, and joy. A well-structured enriching environment can provide these inspirational experiences for children of any age. Adding the element of choice can empower them to remember and relive the joy forever.

In the Lower School Programs, our youngest campers will take on the entire world. The 3 – 5 year olds will explore children’s literature. Our adventurers will spend each week exploring the magic of literature, including mysteries, poetry, and fables. In the Discoveries and Adventures Programs, learning comes alive.
 
The challenge for the Enrichment Program is narrowing down all the options to one class per session. Some are tried and true classics like Digital Photography, Science Medley, and Basketball. Others are new favorites such as 3D Printing, Stained Glass, and D-E’s Amazing Race. Add the classes that are new to everyone like Cookie Cafe, Good Works, Say 1000 Words, and Optical Illusions, and the possibilities seem endless. The decision is not any easier for Upper School students who can bake, program, build, and more. Making this process nearly impossible is my greatest challenge.
 
For our scholars, nothing says responsible more than taking control of one’s own education. At both the introductory and advancement levels, students are motivated to create their own path to graduation.

The mission of the Dwight-Englewood Summer Connections program is to engage learners in the joy of discovery through a variety of experiences. These include:
  • Enrichment in academics & explorations in the arts
  • Adventures in sports & healthy living
  • Leadership development & connections to the global world
  • Innovative approaches to teaching and learning
  • Integrated technology in classroom instruction

One focus is the wide variety of classes offered at different levels to meet the needs of students, from the youngest of campers to our older student scholars. We offer a rich breadth of courses whether you are looking for an introduction, a chance to hone skills, or a brand new discipline. Alternative learning is also emphasized by using technology or different settings such as the Nature Sanctuary or a different country. Dwight-Englewood Summer Connections strives to offer a flexible environment that allows students to design their discovery based on individual needs and desires.

We invite you to join us this summer. Explore new connections with teachers and students, concepts and subjects, within the community, to technology, to the global world, to the knowledge acquired during the academic year, but mostly, to your individual passions. Enjoy reading through our course offerings either in the brochure or on the website, www.d-e.org/Summer, and sign up for an unforgettable Summer Connections experience.

Respectfully,




Shakeh Tashjian
Director of Summer Connections
Dwight-Englewood School
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Learn about String Society for Musicians Ages 13-18!
 
Dwight-Englewood School  ♦  Summer Connections
315 East Palisade Avenue  ♦  Englewood, NJ 07631-3146
Call us 10 AM - 2PM at (201) 227-3144  ♦  Fax: (201) 568-5018
           E-mail: summerprograms@d-e.org  ♦  Website: www.d-e.org/summer
 
Take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. Register by March 13! Click the image below.
Download our 2015 Brochure!
Downloads for Summer Connections
Summer Connections Paper Application 2015
These forms can be scanned and e-mailed to summerprograms@d-e.org, faxed to (201) 568-5018, or mailed to:
Summer Connections
Dwight-Englewood School
315 East Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ  07631



Medication Permission Form 2015
This form is only the supplemental form required of children who need medication to be administered during the day and must be signed by the child's physician. The health history is required for ALL children and must be submitted on-line by a parent or guardian. It can be found on the parent dashboard either during or after enrollment. This information can be submitted separately from enrollment, but it must be received by one week before the start of the session WITHOUT EXCEPTION.
D-E SC is ACA Accredited!
D-E Summer Connections is proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA)!  This means we have met more than 300 standards for health, safety and programmming quality.  Accreditation by the ACA is a voluntary yet rigorous process.  To learn more visit www.acacamps.org or click on the ACA logo here.