Great Hearts Summer Programs 2023

June 5-30, 2023

Summer Programs consist of Summer Camp for current and waitlisted rising 1st-5th grade students and Kinder Readiness for new, incoming kindergarten students. Whether you register for one week, or all four, it is bound to be an experience to remember!

Summer Camp:

We regret to announce that Summer Camp 2023 at Roosevelt has been cancelled. We encourage all Roosevelt families to register for Camp and nearby Archway Trivium. You may register for Summer Camp at Archway Trivium HERE. 

If you are already registered for Summer Camp at Roosevelt, you will be contacted regarding account adjustments and transfer options. Transfer fees will be waived due to the cancellation.

For questions regarding your account, please contact Wendy Hood at or 602-396-7574

Our full-day summer camp designed for rising 1st-5th students supports the Great Hearts mission in an engaging environment focused on inspiring creativity and deepening a sense of wonder through action-packed themes.  Each week incorporates topics including science, math, art, literature, athletic skills, and more. Campers will laugh as they compete in crazy camp games, sing silly campfire songs, enjoy engaging activities, and make new friends. It’s a traditional summer camp experience with a classical twist!

Great Hearts Summer Camp
Program Hours M-F
8:00 am-6:00 pm
Drop-off begins at 7:30 am
Cost $250/week/scholar*
Registration Fee: $35/scholar
Additional Details Includes Summer Shirt.
Sibling Discount Available.
One-time registration fee is non-refundable.
No refunds after May 1st.
$15 change fee per camp.

Siblings must be purchased in the same transaction to receive the sibling discount.

Week 1 (June 5-9) – Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!: Brace yourself for a week full of hands-on learning and problem-solving activities as we go Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead into Summer! Activities will focus on science, technology, engineering, arts, and music. Campers will learn songs, science, S.T.E.A.M. style games, and more!

Week 2 (June 12-16) – Wild West: Driven by daring, dangers, and dreams of adventure, many have been drawn to life in the west. Inspired by this spirit of adventure, campers will enjoy activities based on the Wild West’s terrain, traditions, and transportation. Western-themed songs, games, and crazy competitions will set the tone for this wild week of camp!

Week 3 (June 19-23) – Masters of Tales: This week, campers will become Masters of Tales as they dive into fairy tales, fables, folktales, tall tales, and myths. They will explore the variety of ways stories have been expressed and shared through the ages including music, games, and other modes of expression. Campers will learn string games, an early form of Pictionary, shadow puppets, and more!

Week 4 (June 26-30) – ArtVenture: Get ready for a week full of paper, paint, clay, colors, great artists, and ancient crafts.  From Mesopotamian metal art, to mosaics, to the many methods of creating with paint, and everything in between, campers will embark on a journey of creative expression, connecting the heart, head, and hands.

*Summer Camp 2023 for Roosevelt scholars will be hosted at nearby Archway Trivium. Click below to register for the Archway Trivium Summer Camp


Kinder Readiness:

Grades: For Incoming Kinder (and Wait-Listed Kinder) Students Only
Students must be at least 4 years old and fully potty-trained.
Dates: June 26-30, 2023*
Space is limited! We highly suggest registering early to reserve your space.

Kinder Readiness is designed to acclimate incoming Kindergarteners to the Archway Schools and the Great Hearts curriculum. Kinder Readiness will introduce letter names, letter sounds, letter formation, print awareness, number sense, and the importance of the Archway virtues. 

With a unique curriculum each week, you can register for one week, or all four weeks of Kinder Readiness to help your kindergarten scholar prepare for the exciting year ahead!

Great Hearts Kinder Readiness
Program Hours M-F
8:00 am-12:00 pm
Drop-off begins at 7:30 am
Cost $159/week/scholar
Registration Fee: $35/scholar
Additional Details Includes Summer Shirt.
Sibling Discount Available.
One-time registration fee is non-refundable.
No refunds after May 1st.
$15 change fee per camp.

Siblings must be purchased in the same transaction to receive the sibling discount.

*Kinder Readiness will be hosted at Roosevelt June 26-30, 2023. If you would like your child to also attend Kinder Readiness June 5-23, we encourage you to register at nearby Archway Trivium. You can register for Kinder Readiness at Archway Trivium HERE.

Young Hearts families: If your scholar is currently enrolled at Young Hearts Preschool, please reach out to Ms. Scott ( or Ms. Lewis ( for important information regarding Kinder Readiness.

Click below to register for Kinder Readiness hosted at Roosevelt June 26-20, 2023.


Registration Deadlines for all Programs
Registration closes at 6:00 pm on the dates listed.
No late registrations will be accepted.
Week 1 5/31/23
Week 2 6/7/23
Week 3 6/14/23
Week 4 6/21/23
No Refunds after May 1st
$15 change fee per camp.

*Appropriate account adjustments will be made for required closures and/or quarantines. Please see the policies and disclaimers for details.

For questions regarding the program, please contact the Campus Coordinator at

For questions regarding billing and/or the registration process, please contact the Billing Specialist, Wendy Hood at or 602-396-7574

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Do Summer Programs provide lunch and/or snack?


No. We ask that you pack your scholar a lunch and snack(s) for all Summer Programs.

Q. What is the dress code for Summer Programs?


DRESS CODE: Our Summer Camp dress policy is different from our regular academy dress code:

SHIRTS: Students may wear any GHA Summer shirt, GHA spirit shirt, GHA athletic shirt or any SOLID colored shirt.

SHORTS: Students may wear plain, logo-free, uniform-style shorts in khaki, black or navy. They may also wear navy or black athletic shorts. All shorts must reach mid-thigh and cannot be form fitting (no bike shorts or gymnastic apparel). Uniform pants are allowed.

FOOTWEAR: Students may wear plain, solid color tennis shoes. Shoes that make noise, shoes that light up, and open-toed shoes are NOT permitted.

Students in violation of the dress code will not be permitted to participate in the program and parents will be called to pick up or drop clothes off.

Q. What if my summer plans change? Can I get a refund?


Camp fees are refundable until May 1st. Registration fees are not refundable. No refunds will be issued after May 1st. Any refunds issued before May 1st will be less registration fees. There is a $15 change fee for changing camp dates.
For questions regarding your account or registering, please contact the Billing Specialist at | 602.396.7574

Q. What if I am on a waitlist for a Summer Program?


View the PDF version of The Summer Programs Waitlist Policy and Procedures.