Providence & Seekonk Campus
Summer Programs are uniquely designed for students and families looking for a specific program. We are working with local organizations and faculty to provide many different programs and offerings. Summer Programs may be designed to accommodate different ages than the core of Wheeler Summer and may require to register through our partner.
RITES Academic Summer Programs at Wheeler
Fight Brain Drain This Summer in a Fun and Friendly Environment!
Let your child discover the joy of successful learning with multi-sensory, interactive, supportive, academic summer programs. For well over a decade, Wheeler has partnered with local education experts Rhode Island Tutorial & Educational Services (RITES) to provide quality academic experiences. Whether you are looking for an intensive program for a struggling student, or a course to keep skills sharp, or want an enrichment experience, RITES and Wheeler have a program for your child.
Conveniently scheduled from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, July 8th – August 9th, these morning academic programs can be paired with Wheeler Summer afternoons for a full day of programming, combining academics with camp activities for a complete day of fun, learning and growing. For more information, a complete schedule of offerings, and to apply, go to:
Afternoon Camp at Wheeler Summer
For those in the Hamilton morning Educational Programs, this afternoon option provides a full day of programming. Wheeler campers are offered a variety of experiences to choose from each day, such arts, sports, swimming, environmental science, archery, ropes course, and more, which are tailored to the interests of the individuals. There is a purchased lunch option available at camp. The half-day afternoon add-on is $200/week and includes transportation from and back to the Providence campus. If you are interested Afternoon Camp, you can select it during the online application process or call us at (401) 723-4459 or e-mail us to add it on to your package. For more information about this portion of the day, click here.
The Providence Basketball Academy focuses on the development of all-around skills. Through small group teaching and skill stations, strength and conditioning workouts, and 5 on 5 in-game application, campers will be fully immersed in a variety of player development. Individual skill training includes: shooting form, ball-handling, passing, rebounding, reading and using screens, as well as dribbling and scoring moves. Team concepts include an in-depth look at popular team offenses and defenses, while learning the intricacies to these styles through individualized drill work.
Meet the Directors
- Wheeler Boys’ Basketball Coach & NEPSMBA President
- RIIL—2018 Division III State Champions
- Wheaton College — all-time steals and assists leader, and 1,000 point scorer
- Wheeler Boys All-Time leading scorer with 2,002 points
- Classical Boys’ Basketball Coach & RIBCA President
- 2013 & 2015 DI Coach of the Year
- 2012-2013 RIIL State Champs
- 2015-2016 RIIL DI Champs
- Salve Regina—4 year varsity player
WHEELER JAZZ CAMP> Grades 6-12
About Wheeler Jazz Camp
For one week each June, The Wheeler School is alive with the sounds of saxophone, flute, guitar, piano, bass, drums, trumpet and voice. Students are invited to join internationally recognized visiting faculty, for instrumental improvisation and rhythm instruction. For five days, students are immersed in jazz and learn from instructors who are passionate about music and teaching. Each day concludes with combos, jam sessions and performances.
The camp is open to players of all abilities, musicians of all ages, where students are grouped by skill and interest. Tuition is $545. The Wheeler School’s campus provides well-equipped instructional, practice and performance spaces that include pianos, drums and amplifiers. The Jazz Camp provides all other teaching materials, the faculty is comprised of well-known musicians who teach and perform at the highest professional level and includes faculty from Berklee College, New York University, University of Connecticut, and The Manhattan School of Music. All instructors are active performers and recording artists.
Drop off and Pick Up at Wheeler Providence campus.
Jazz Camp will be offered:
Pre-Camp session 2: June 17th – 21st
Cost of Jazz Camp is $545