SSA Summer offers a wide variety of fun, affordable summer programs for kids from any school in grades PK-12, including day camps, sports camps, summer school and more!

SSA Summer

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SSA Summer extends the relational learning and robust opportunities that are unique to Shady Side Academy during the school year long, into the summer months. After the school year ends, a good summer camp or class provides your child the opportunity to discover new passions, hone existing talents, and forge new friendships.

The SSA Summer Difference

We embrace every child's unique story. Our warm community provides a safe, supportive environment for kids to learn, and counselors maintain open communication with parents.

We offer more than 25 different camps and classes. From day camps to sports camps to summer school classes, you can build a schedule customized to your child's individual interests and your family's needs.

We understand the needs of working families. Our full-day camps include free lunch and free before-care, plus optional paid after-care. We also offer limited busing from the North Hills and East End to our Fox Chapel campuses, making transportation a snap with prior enrollment. You do not need to be a Shady Side Academy student to attend.

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"My daughter was ecstatic to learn she was able to attend the East End Explorers camp again. Each day she came home, she poured out the day's events like a faucet. She was extremely happy. It was truly a blessing to know that it was made possible because of your thoughtfulness. Thank you so much for all your assistance. Somehow I don't feel thank you is quite enough."

"Our son has been attending [camp] for the past six years. He has enjoyed every summer attending Discovery Camp and Camp Ren and looks forward to coming back year after year!"

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Nate Verbanets

Nate Verbanets
Director of Programs

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