Summer Programs

The energy on the two campuses shifts significantly at the end of the school year, but the use of our spaces for learning, growth, exploration, and fun continues. The Riverdale Hill Campus is home to one branch of ESF Summer Camps, in which many young Riverdale students participate. If you visit the Lisman Laboratories in mid-July, you will see rising juniors and seniors engaged in cutting edge science in our Summer Science Research Program. Riverdale also hosts our ever-expanding Project Knowmad, which combines the best of the Riverdale faculty and the incredible resources of New York City. Knowmad is open to rising 5th graders and all Middle and Upper School students from Riverdale as well as other schools. Riverdale students may also take advantage of summer travel opportunities through our Global and Outdoor Programs.

New in summer 2018 are Summer Study at Riverdale, an academic program for middle schoolers that emphasizes learning how to learn, and Girls Who Code Campus, which offers two-week beginner and advanced technology courses for girls in middle and high school.

ESF Day Camp (4 to 8-year-olds)

ESF Sports Camp (6 to 14-year-olds)

ESF Tennis Camp (6 to 15-year-olds)

ESF Senior Camp (9 to 15-year-olds)

Girls Who Code Campus

Project Knowmad: Middle and Upper School

Summer Study at Riverdale

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is a non-profit organization whose mission is to "close the gender gap in tech, one girl at a time." It was founded on the belief that computing skills are a critical path to security and prosperity in today’s job market, and that girls everywhere are united by their passion to use technology to make a positive impact on the world.

In summer 2018 Riverdale will partner with Girls Who Code to host their specialized summer program, Girls Who Code Campus. The following two-week sessions are offered:

  • Wearable Tech & Fashion Design: June 18–29, 2018

  • Website Design & Development: July 9–20, 2018

Learn more or register now.

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 >

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