Pilot Summer Pathways

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Elevate your child's summer experience with dynamic enrichment classes taught by St. Joseph Elementary and SJND faculty. Each two week session offers unique interactive and educational experiences based on your child's age and interests. Before and aftercare is available from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.


Two Sessions
June 10-28, 2024 and July 8-26, 2024 


How many pathways are available?

We offer four distinct pathways that highlight different subjects and skills:

  • Athletics Pathway
  • Leadership Pathway
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineerings, Arts, and Mathematics) Pathway
  • VAPA (Visual and Performing Arts) Pathway


Each week of camp  |  Early bird: $300  |  After March 18: $325
Adventure camps  |  Early bird: $475  |  After March 18: $500
Lunch add-on: $10/day
Extended Care: $20/h (8:00a.m. - 9:00a.m. / 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.)

Pathways Session 1:

June 10-21  |  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Bay Area Adventures:

June 24-28  |  9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Daycare offered daily with drop off at 8:00 a.m. and aftercare until 5:00 p.m.

Pathways Session 2:

July 8 -19  |  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Science Exploration:

July 22-26  |  9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Daycare offered daily with drop off at 8:00 a.m. and aftercare until 5:00 p.m.

Grades 2-5   |   Athletics, STEAM, and VAPA

Grades 6-8   |   Leadership Pathway

Grades 2-8   |   Adventures/Exploration Trips

*Early Grade Pathways: Grades 2-5
*Middle School Pathways: Grades 6-8

Pilot Summer Pathways: June 10-21  |  July 8-19

Prepare for takeoff as we return to The Island for another unforgettable journey with the SJND Pilot Summer Pathway program! Now boarding for a summer adventure that goes beyond typical vacation lounging – we're charting a course to vibrant campus explorations and elevated learning experiences. Secure your boarding pass and make your reservations; it's time to raise your summer with unforgettable classroom and gym court adventures!
Athletics Pathway 
Gear up for an epic summer journey on the Athletics Pathway, where passion for the game meets unparalleled adventure! This program is a deep dive into the essential skills that keep the world of sports spinning. From active play in basketball and volleyball, to sports health, to methods of scoring, and team management, this is your all-access pass. So, gather your gear, hydrate, and get ready to step into your sneakers. Don't sit on the bench – join us and make this summer count!
Leadership Pathway 
Learn to take the pilot's seat in any situation in our Leadership Pathway, tailored for students entering grades 6-8. This flight plan is charted for those ready to command their growth, learning directly from SJND's skilled student leaders and mentors. You'll be equipped to craft your leadership narrative, maneuver through diverse communication landscapes, engage in meaningful social initiatives, organize with precision, amplify your public speaking, and refine your team leadership skills. Your mission will culminate in orchestrating the session-ending Sunset Program, a testament to your developed capabilities. Ensure your place in the cockpit of this transformative adventure—book your seat before this opportunity takes off!
STEAM Pathway 
Fasten your seatbelts and prepare for an exhilarating ascent into the STEAM Pathway – the ultimate destination for young Makers, aspiring America’s Top Chef Juniors, future biotech innovators, or anyone who simply loves the thrill and art of science! This summer, embark on a journey of discovery and innovation where STEAM challenges meet fun like never before. Reserve your seat today and be part of the crew that's setting the course for tomorrow's discoveries!
VAPA Pathway 
Attention all creatives – artists, singers, dancers, and dreamers! Prepare to board the ultimate summer destination with our exceptional VAPA team at the helm. This summer, we invite you to explore uncharted creative territories, refine your talents, and discover new abilities in an environment that celebrates innovation and expression. Don't just dance, elevate your choreography; not only sing, but amplify your stage presence and vocal range. Transform the ordinary into extraordinary musical instruments. Secure your reservation now and ensure your spot in this summer's most creative voyage. Gear up for takeoff and let your creativity soar!

Bay Area Adventures: June 24-28

Answer this boarding call for adventurers! Dive headfirst into a week brimming with real-world explorations. Set sail on coastal treks, engage in the art of crabbing, and let the sweet tastes of the Jelly Belly Factory guide you. From the depths of a silica mine to the peaks of Rock City, from serene kayaking and paddle boating to the majestic redwoods and the enigmatic Mystery Spot, every day is a departure from the ordinary. With stops at the Golden Gate Bridge, a cool encounter with liquid nitrogen, and a secret slide to thrill, this Pathway is charting a course to be the most coveted ticket of the summer. Availability is vanishing like seats on a last-minute flight, so secure your spot on this unparalleled adventure before it's too late!

Science Explorations: July 22-26

Five days and five of The Bay’s most incredible science destinations! Your itinerary includes the interactive Randall Museum, the wild San Francisco Zoo, the cutting-edge San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation, the hands-on Exploratorium, and the awe-inspiring California Academy of Sciences. At every stop, you'll dive into incredible experiments and immersive experiences that promise to ignite your curiosity and fuel your love for science. This is your exclusive boarding pass to a journey of discovery where each destination is a new frontier. Grab your spot before this Pathway is full!