Horizons' Summer Learning Program Transforms Lives

We provide academic support to ensure a brighter future for our promising students.

Together We Spell the Opportunity for Success

Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne's offers a tuition-free, academic and enrichment program serving low-income, public school students on the campuses of The Gunston School in Centreville, Kent School in Chestertown, and Washington College in Chestertown. It provides a summer learning program for students in grades PreK-8 and a high school mentoring program for alumni of the summer program to keep them on track to graduate with a plan for a successful future.

Together we spell the opportunity for success!

  

Summer Learning Program

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Six Weeks of Happiness

For six weeks in early summer, Horizons students are taught by skilled and nurturing educational professionals in small classes that are academically  and culturally diverse. The children who come to the program are recommended by teachers and counselors at their public elementary or middle school. After a healthy breakfast each day, children focus on targeted reading and mathematics lessons. The curriculum is student-centered and hands-on to maximize student engagement and retention. Our teachers tailor their instruction to address individual challenges, so the children can return to their classrooms in the fall performing at or above grade level. Afternoons are filled with swimming and water safety instruction, various on-campus enrichment activities, and field trips that teach students about their communities and the world.

High School Mentoring Program

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Support to Graduation

Alumni of our summer program are eligible to receive one-to-one mentoring services during their high school years to help keep them on track for graduation with a plan for future success.  The students and their mentors meet throughout the school year to talk about future goals, discuss career opportunities, and work through learning challenges.  This valuable program is funded by  a Kent Youth grant, a Kudner Fund of the Mid-Shore Community Foundation  grants as well as through generous donations from friends of Horizons.


Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne's offers  support to students from PreK through grade 12.  Horizons is committed to inspiring, building, and transforming students to ensure that they will enjoy a bright future.

Horizons Transforms Lives

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Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s relies on donations and private grants for the majority of its work. We need community support to make our program possible. Please consider contributing to our work by making a donation today.

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