join the summer program!

Our co-educational program features small-group music and singing instruction and full program performances!
Your son or daughter will enjoy activities in improvisational theatre, music movement, relay-based team-building games, critical thinking and code-breaking challenges, free play, snacks, and world music. Reserve your space with the form to the right or call 617-868-8658.

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Join us for the summer!

Reserve your space today!
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Thanks for submitting! You will receive the full registration form in your email. If you did not receive it, access it here: http://bit.ly/SPCSsummer2021

Who

This program is for 4.5 to 11 year old boys and girls.

It is staffed by SPCS faculty and alumni.

What

A week-long program in music, improv, critical thinking, and leadership 

Where

Located at Saint Paul's Choir School in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts

When

9:00 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. 

 

Monday, August 16 until Friday, August 20

why

Music is our mission at SPCS! We are sharing our atmosphere of camaraderie and our expertise in music and choral programs for children.

unique programming for:

juniors 4.5-7 years old
  • Junior choral instruction

  • Junior Dalcroze music and rhythm

  • Improv theatre

  • Relay-based team games

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intermediates 8-9 years old
  • Intermediate choral instruction

  • Intermediate Dalcroze music and rhythm

  • Critical thinking & code breaking challenges

  • Leadership opportunity with Juniors in improv

  • Pinewood Derby!

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Don't miss out on a great week

seniors 10-11 years old
  • Senior choral and/or percussion instruction

  • Senior Dalcroze music and rhythm

  • Leadership opportunity with Intermediates in Critical thinking & code breaking challenges

  • Pinewood Derby!

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$575

for the full week.

Financial Aid is available. Students are also welcome to attend for fewer days to accommodate family schedules

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Elizabeth Chladil, Summer Program Music & Rhythm Teacher

Learning in a musical ensemble, whether it's a chorus or a group music/movement class is inherently joyful and social! Through music, students learn teamwork and problem solving while making new friends!

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Heather Schmid, Parent & Recording Artist

That was a triumph! It was honestly a masterclass in how to run a summer program! From the stylized programs to the t shirts and alumni counselors- to the daily debriefs, the mantra, and photo montages.The program was just so well organized and impressive. The fact that the kids learned music and bonded in a structured program was a bonus.

A Note Regarding Coronavirus:

As many of us have experienced, the number of summer programs available to children this year is greatly diminished. We remain committed to running this program safely in person, as intended. Our Covid precautions will reflect the best guidance from the Governor, local officials, and school administration.

 

At the end of the school year 2020-21, Saint Paul's Choir School had the following precautions in place. We expect them to continue into the Summer of 2021, with the addition that classes will be held outdoors when possible.

  • Daily Google Form symptom screener prior to entry (sent to your email)

  • activities designed for 3 feet of distance between participants

  • face coverings worn at all times

 

Please remain hopeful and optimistic with us! As one of our alumni, Tim McGuirk ('07) so eloquently stated: "You [choir boys] are one of the best signs of hope in the world."