Academic Programs


English Enrichment

This class combines applied practice in expository and creative writing with an intensive review of basic grammar. Grammar studies include sentence diagramming, writing projects include an introduction to the traditional five-paragraph essay, and creative writing includes free writing and poetry. Students may take just one week, but they may benefit from enrolling in multiple weeks as lessons build on each other throughout the summer. Class instructor Mr. Jonathan Vaile currently chairs the St. Anselm’s English Department and has been teaching English for over 20 years. (Open to students entering grades 5 and up.)

Offered Weekly June 18 – July 27 1-6 / 9:00-10:20 / $15 per week


Latin Grammar Remediation
This course is intended for students who have previously had difficulty in their Latin courses, or for students who are being exposed to Latin for the first time. Material will be geared towards pupils’ individual needs, with particular emphasis on first and second year Latin. Charles Jenney’s series of textbooks is used. The course instructor is Mr. Adam Fries, who teaches first- and second-year Latin at St. Anselm’s. (Open to students entering grades 6 and up.)

Offered Weekly June 18 – July 27 / 10:40 -12:00  / $115 per week

Algebra/Pre-Algebra Review

This course is intended for students who have previously had difficulty in Algebra or Pre-Algebra courses. The summer-long course will review the material typically covered in a year of beginning Algebra. Classes are taught by math teacher Mr. Paul Commins. (Open to students entering grades 7 and up who have studied Algebra/Pre-Algebra for at least one year.)

Offered Weekly June 18 – July 27 / 12:30-3:30 / $185 per week


Study Skills for Middle & High School 
This one-week program, offered during the second half of our summer session, will expose students to new strategies and techniques to get the most out of their daily study routine. Take a week this summer to develop the tools and habits that will serve you well all year long! (Open to students entering Grades 6 through 9.)

Offered July 9 – 13 and July 23 – 27 / 12:30-3:30 / $260


Chess Camp for All Ages
Learn the basics or improve your game in a fun environment with FIDE Master Ziko Djuric. Work on tactics and strategy, review games, and of course, play games!

Offered June 18 – 22 and June 25 – 29 / 12:30-3:30 / $250


3D Printing
Come spend a week in the Abbey Engineering lab learning the basics of 3D printing. We will start with the basics of 3D modeling and the basics of 3D printing. We will move on to more advanced models as the week goes including design of engineering components such as gears and bolts. We will also venture into the world of using 3D printing as art. Working with 3D printers is always fun and this week will be no exception! Max. enrollment 12, grades 6-10.

Offered June 18 – 22 and June 25 – 29 / 9:30 – 12:00 / $300 (independent weeks, don’t sign up for both unless you want to do the same thing again!)