2019 Details

With day and boarding options, Oakland’s five-week summer camp combines an intensive academic program with the joys of traditional summer fun for kids ages 6-13.

June 23 - July 26

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

program highlights

  • Daily 1:1 instruction

  • Small class sizes

  • Intensive reading instruction

  • English, reading, phonics, and math

  • Equestrian program

  • Swimming lessons

  • Nature activities

  • Arts and crafts

  • Archery

Who May Apply

  • Boys and girls ages 6-13

  • With average or above average intellect

  • With or without learning or attention issues

  • Who would benefit from an academic boost

  • No severe behavioral or emotional issues

For students enrolled in the year-round program, Summer at Oakland is a required part of the 180-day school year. Oakland increases its enrollment in the summer to a capacity of up to 110 boarding and day students.

Upward Lift

Non-readers or students reading significantly behind grade level are placed in Oakland's highly acclaimed early literacy program, Upward Lift. The curriculum focuses on decoding and word recognition so children gain confidence in reading. Students typically experience an increase of up to one year or more in this intensive multisensory program.

Three Oakland campers happily swim up to the side of the pool.

Key Dates

Sunday, June 23 · Summer boarders arrive
Monday, June 24 · First day of camp
Wednesday, July 24 · Last day of camp
Thursday, July 25 · Parent-teacher conferences
Friday, July 26 · Parent-teacher conferences

Summer boarders leave with their parents after conferences