Camp Pathfinder 2017

Triad Academy at Summit School’s Camp Pathfinder is a unique educational and recreational summer program for students in rising 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades who have difficulty with reading and writing.

From 9 am to 12 pm during the weeks of June 19, 26,(no camp the week of July 3), July 10, 17, and 24, fifty campers will participate in a daily, five-week Orton-Gillingham instructional program, which will include one hour of one-on-one tutorial, a supervised study hall to practice skills and a Science, Technology, Art, Engineering and Math (STEAM) based activity. An afternoon program from 12-3 pm, which includes field trips, games and other out of door activities will be offered at an additional cost.

Click here to see the Camp Pathfinder brochure.

Students interested in attending Camp Pathfinder must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a rising 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th grade student
  • Tour and interview with the camp director*
  • Meet academic learning profile with documentation from formal evaluation or participate in screener provided during tour and interview session*
  • Provide a teacher recommendation*
  • Attend the camp for the weeks of June 19, 26, (off week of July 3), July 10, 17, and 24, 2017
  • Have English as the primary language spoken at home
  • Have at least one adult who can read with them at home
  • Have transportation to and from Summit School
  • Current Summit and Triad families click here to apply.
  • All other applicants, complete an application by clicking here.

*Not required for Summit students who attend Triad Academy


Interested in being a teacher for Camp Pathfinder? The applications for our Associate Level Orton-Gillingham training have closed. If you would like to be added to our interest list for future Orton-Gillingham trainings, please click here.

For questions about admission to Camp Pathfinder, please contact Sam Merrick, smerrick@summitmail.org.

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