Camp Pathfinder 2019

Triad Academy at Summit School’s Camp Pathfinder is a unique educational and recreational summer program for students in rising 1st through 4th grades who have difficulty with reading and writing.

From 9 am to 12 pm during weeks of June 24, (no camp the week of July 1st), July 8, 15, and 22, fifty campers will participate in a daily, four-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.


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

  • Be a rising 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade student
  • Tour and interview with the Admissions Director
  • Meet academic learning profile with documentation from formal evaluation or participate in screener provided during tour and interview session*
  • Provide a teacher recommendation*
  • If available, provide school assessments: Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) and the Text Reading Comprehension (TRC) assessments.*
  • Attend camp for the weeks of June 24, (no camp the week of July 1st), July 8, 15, and 22, 2019
  • 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

Click here to find the Financial Aid Application form.

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 Karen Pranikoff, kpranikoff@summitmail.org.

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