Incoming Freshmen Class of 2021 Your Summer Starts Here!
Launch your path to success and accelerate your transition for the fall. Come join us at Summer@STH and make new friends before freshman year begins!
“Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge“
Camp GDK is a dynamic leadership experience designed exclusively for STH incoming freshmen. This two-day leadership and character development camp is rooted in the Basilian motto ... Teach Me Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge ... which has served as the foundation of the school’s sacred mission for 115 years.
Led by acclaimed STH staff, coaches, alumni and featuring inspirational thought-provoking speakers, Camp GDK will provide a compass for the core values a young man of St. Thomas is expected to embrace ... and then be positioned to share, teach and role model for others.
Incoming freshmen are strongly encouraged to discover why for generations the Eagle brotherhood is truly unlike any other ... while gaining an authentic understanding that a leader’s greatness is found in bringing out greatness in others.
Through energizing presentations, interactive discussions and team-building activities, Camp GDK will be a game-changer for all incoming freshmen facing the demands of an ever-changing social landscape. Start becoming a champion for life!
Cost is $160 per camper. Lunch and camp T-shirt included. STH incoming freshmen only.
Choose from two sessions
2017 Complete Details Coming Soon
STUDY SMARTER, NOT HARDER!
St. Thomas is utilizing the most well-researched study skills curriculum available, the SMARTS Executive Function Program, developed by Dr. Lynn Meltzer of the Research Institute for Learning and Development and the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
SMARTS ... Strategies, Motivation, Awareness, Resilience, Talents, Success. This amazing resource is designed for all ability levels and identifies Executive Functioning strengths and challenges along with individual strategies for learning, as well as the why, where, when and how to use them.
Six major units of instruction are emphasized...including goal setting, flexible problem solving, organizing time and materials, accessing working memory, and self-monitoring.
NOW is the time to seize the skills and strategies that will remove unnecessary stress from school work in high school and beyond. Discover and develop tools for time management, efficient note taking, textbook reading and tips for enhancing memory....along with streamlining your study habits to better complete assignments and improving your aptitude for recalling facts during exams. Give yourself an edge!
Cost is $210 per student. Coed.
Multiple Session offered in 2017!
2017 Complete Details Coming Soon
Required Summer Courses - if required for STH admission
Only for St. Thomas incoming freshmen who are required to take a summer course(s) in Language Arts, Reading and/or Pre-Algebra as a condition of acceptance. If one or more of these courses are checked on the Pink Course Selection Sheet, the student must successfully complete the course(s) in order to continue as a St.Thomas student for the fall semester. Students register for the course(s) required. Class times will be assigned based on availability.
Courses: Pre-Algebra, Reading, Language Arts
Cost: $325 per course. STH freshmen only, if required.
Dates Coming Soon, Monday - Friday
Classes are at 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Students required to take two courses will have classes at both times. Students register for the course/s required. Class times will be assigned based on availability.
Parent Boot Camp: Incoming Freshmen Parents
The STH Learning Enrichment Center (LEC) is offering Parent Boot Camp, an innovative program designed exclusively for parents of incoming freshmen to alleviate much of the stress and potential misconceptions which can be associated with the transition to high school. Join us for this exciting, informative, and hands-on Boot Camp presentation and leave motivated and fully equipped knowing how to help navigate through the first semester and provide JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT of support to create a dynamic blueprint to aid in your son’s academic success.
STH Faculty: Dr. Teresa Shaffer, Ph.D, LEC Director
2017 Complete Details Coming Soon!