There's nothing like a summer at Speyer!

Summer Programs at The Speyer Legacy School are committed to maintaining the same level of excellence for accelerated learners as is provided throughout the academic year. Speyer's summer line-up is designed to delight the curious mind, as well as keep each student physically active.

We're pleased to announce Speyer's 2018 Summer Program offerings! Once again, the Boulevard will be THE place to kick-off your student's summer.



Calling all Makers! Speyer’s Makers’ Program fills each day with inspiration, creativity, hands-on experiences, physical activity, and tons of fun for each child! Learn magic tricks and create optical illusions with a REAL magician, interact with technology in the Makers’ Lab, create model clay designs with Clay World...and SO MUCH MORE!

Eligibility: Rising First — Rising Fifth

Full Program: June 11 — June 29 ($2175)
First Two Weeks Option: June 11 — June 22 ($1500)
Second Two Weeks Option: June 18 — June 29 ($1500)

A fabulous opportunity for debaters and those who want to learn more about debate! Days are filled with open forums, lab breakouts, group activities, team research, and practice! Debate, discussion, and FUN!

Eligibility: Rising Fifth — Rising Ninth

Full Program: June 11 — June 22 ($1500)
Week One Option: June 11 — June 15 ($750)
Week Two Option: June 18 — June 22 ($750)

Strategy, skill, check mate! Master instructors lead campers in creative thinking, problem solving, and friendly competition!

Eligibility: Rising First — Rising Fifth

Full Program: June 25 — June 29 ($500)


Led by Head of School Dr. Barbara L. Tischler, this writing workshop gives Speyer's rising eighth graders an opportunity to get a head start on the essay writing process, focusing specifically on essays required for high school admissions applications in the fall. Students will craft essays ready to be tailored to the requirements of specific high schools and explore study skills for the ISEE during this two-week summer intensive.

Eligibility: Rising Speyer Eighth Graders

Full Program: June 11 — June 22 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM with time to edit at home in the afternoons ($700)

For additional information, please contact Program Director Becky Cohen at

Frequently Asked Questions!

What are the program hours?

Our Makers’ Program, Summer Chess, and Debate & Public Speaking Program all run from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

Is there a sibling discount?

Yes! Register more than one child for a Summer at Speyer program and receive 10% off one child’s program tuition by entering the promo code “SIBLING”. (Note: This cannot be combined with other promotions.)

Is lunch provided?

We provide a daily snack, but students must bring a nut-free lunch from home.

Do you offer early drop-off in the morning?

Yes, we provide supervised early drop-off beginning at 8:30 AM. You can add this option during the online registration process.

Can I sign up my child up for multiple programs?

Yes! If your child is a rising first through rising fifth grader, you can sign up for the "First Two Weeks" of Makers' Program from June 11 - June 22, and add on Summer Chess for the week of June 25. If your child is a rising fifth grader, you can also mix and match Week One of the Debate & Public Speaking Program with the "Second Two Weeks" of Makers' Program, or the Full Program of Debate & Public Speaking paired with Summer Chess.

Who teaches at Summer at Speyer?

Each age group has a Speyer teacher as their Group Leader. Activities are taught by both Speyer teachers and outside specialists.

What is the refund policy?

  • Payments will be fully refunded (excluding the convenience fee) if registration is canceled by April 1, 2018.
  • Any cancellations made between April 2, 2018 and May 1, 2018 will be refunded 50% of the program fee (excluding the convenience fee).
  • Cancellations made after May 1, 2018 will not be refunded.