Summer Programs

Every summer Riverdale offers a range of academic and recreational programs to its students and students from other schools. Project Knowmad, taught by Riverdale faculty, is an experiential learning program that uses New York City as a classroom. Knowmad's weeklong classes are open to rising 5th graders and above. Summer Study at Riverdale is a Middle School academic program led by Riverdale faculty that emphasizes learning skills. Riverdale's Hill Campus is home to ESF Summer Camps, in which students aged three to 15 can participate.

Summer Study at Riverdale

  • June 17–July 5, 2019
  • Students entering
    grades 6 to 9
  • Full days
  • Computer science, mathematics, writing
  • Taught by Riverdale faculty
  • Register now for Summer Study at Riverdale

Project Knowmad

  • June 10–28, 2019
  • Students entering
    grades 6 to 12
  • Experiential learning
  • Weeklong classes in art, coding, culinary arts, science, writing, and more
  • Taught by Riverdale faculty
  • Register now for Project Knowmad

ESF Camp Riverdale

  • June 17-August 16, 2019
  • For boys and girls, ages 3-15
  • Core and specialty sports, design, arts, tech, engineering, and more
  • This program is run by ESF Camps, Riverdale's summer camp partner
  • Register now for ESF Camp Riverdale

Riverdale Country School

Mind • Character • Community



Lower School
1 Spaulding Lane
Bronx, NY 10471
LS: (718) 549-7780

Middle/Upper School
5250 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471
MS/US: (718) 549-8810

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Riverdale teaches students to become lifelong learners by fostering "growth" mindsets. Go There ><

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The River Campus offers a spacious, natural setting for our youngest students, inspiring learning and play. Go There >

Riverdale offers "STEAM" (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) teaching to Lower School students. Go There >

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Middle School students explore hands-on learning through the Riverdale Maker program. Go There >

Project Knowmad allows Middle Schoolers to learn in a different way, using NYC as their classroom. Go There >

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Riverdale teaches students to make connections through our interdisciplinary programs. Go There >

The club and activity program encourages students to explore their passions and try new things. Go There >

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About 80 percent of Upper School students participate in athletics. Go There >

Riverdale's Hill Campus has an indoor pool, football stadium, weight room, and 3 playing fields. Go There >

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Riverdale has entry points in Pre-K, Kindergarten, 6th, and 9th Grades. Visit our campus today. Go There >

Approximately 20 percent of Riverdale students receive some level of financial aid. Go There >

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Last year's Annual Fund totaled nearly $5 million in gifts from alumni, parents, and friends of the school. Go There >

Have you included Riverdale in your estate plans? Please let us know and join our expanding group of Hackett Planned Giving Society members today. Go There >

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