Hunter College Elementary School

Extra Curricular

Summer Enrichment Program

Welcome to the Hunter College Campus Schools Summer Enrichment Program for the Gifted
HCCS Summer Enrichment Program for the Gifted will run again for its 31st year in July 2016. We accept gifted students entering grades 1 – 7 from the New York area, across the country and overseas. 
Tuition for the program is $1200, which includes a $100 non-refundable application fee.  We are no longer accepting registration by mail.  Our online registration begins Monday December 7, 2015 at 1pm.   To register for our Summer Enrichment program, click on the link for the online application form and follow the directions carefully to apply.  We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible to better your child's chance of acceptance.  Class sizes are limited.  We cannot guarantee placement into our program.  As soon as a grade is filled, it will be closed.  The deadline to register is Monday February 8, 2016 at 11:59pm.  As a reminder, applications will not be considered without payment of the application fee. 
Once your application is submitted, recommendation from the teacher is required.  This recommendation will be in the form of a progress report and will be emailed directly to the teacher during the registration period using the teacher’s school email address that you provided on the application.  Emails will only be sent to the teachers school email address not a private oneAll progress reports from teachers are due Monday February 8, 2016
Classes run Tuesday July 5th through Thursday July 28th, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm.  They will be taught by NYS certified teachers in the following subjects: Reading or Writing, Arts and Sciences focusing on the theme.  Our theme for this summer will be Curiosity.  Students are assigned to three classes daily that are appropriate to their grade level.    
They will learn in a relaxed and supportive environment that values creativity and intelligence while meeting others with similar talents and interests that will possibly develop into long lasting friendships. Class size is limited to ensure maximum individual attention and creative group work. There will be no testing or grading, just learning and fun. 
For more information please visit our Summer Enrichment Frequently Asked Questions box.
Thank you for your continued interest and support.  It has made our program a great success.  If you have any questions about this program, please email all inquiries to sep@hccs.hunter.cuny.edu or call 212-860-1289.


Rose Platel, Director 
Summer Enrichment FAQs
Q. When was HCCS Summer Enrichment Program founded?
A. HCCS Summer Enrichment Program was founded in 1986.

Q. Who is eligible for HCCS Summer Enrichment Program?
Gifted students from all over entering grades 1-7.  

Q. When does registration begin?
A. Monday December 7, 2015 at 1pm.
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