Every summer, Riverdale offers a range of academic and recreational programs to its students and students from other schools.
Open to Riverdale students and others, Project Knowmad and Summer Study at Riverdale offer different ways of learning with Riverdale faculty. Project Knowmad emphasizes experiential learning and takes students to fascinating corners of New York City. Summer Study hones in on core subjects like computer science, math, and writing, and teaches learning strategies.
Riverdale students in Middle and Upper School also can take part in global trips, outdoor adventures, and the Summer Science Research Program.
Riverdale’s Hill Campus also is home to ESF Summer Camps for ages 3 to 15. In 2019, activities included camp for 3-year-olds, a camp for ages 4 to 8, a sports camp for ages 6 to 14, a senior camp for ages 9 to 15, and specialty camps for tennis, sports, design, arts, technology, and engineering. Details for 2020 will be announced on Nov. 12.
Summer Study at Riverdale
Project Knowmad is an experiential learning program that uses New York City as a classroom. Knowmad’s week-long classes are open to rising fifth graders and older. In 2019, Riverdale offered learning adventures involving gallery visits, food explorations, drawing, coding, cooking, and technology. Rising fifth graders are eligible as well as Middle and Upper Schoolers. Registration for 2020 will begin Dec. 9.