Horizons at Dedham Country Day Student Application

What you need to know:

  1. Horizons at DCD is a 6-week summer enrichment program that takes place on the campus of Dedham Country Day School.
  2. All Horizons students make a 10-year commitment to the program, and points of entry are Pre-K & K.
  3. Families must be eligible for free and reduced lunch. Proof of one of the following items must be provided in the application for consideration. 
    1. First Page of 1040
    2. 3 months of pay stubs
    3. Unemployment Letter
    4. Letter from employers stating hourly wage, hours/week, and employment history 
  4. Horizons at DCD has partnerships with schools in the Boston Public School System and the Dedham Public School System. The majority of our enrolled students were recommended by teachers from these partner schools.
  5. Each year priority is given to eligible students that attended the previous summer.
  6. Priority to new openings in lower grades (Pre-K & K) is given to siblings of currently enrolled students.
  7. If a student does not return, we fill their spot. This is rare and generally there are not openings in grades above Pre-K and K.
  8. Horizons at DCD does not have openings for 8th grade.
  9. Re-enrollment typically begins in October and ends in January.
  10. New applicant recruitment and enrollment typically begins in January. Application deadline is March 1, 2024.

This year, program will run from June 27th to August 8th. We have July 4th, 5th & 8th off this year. Each day begins at 8:30 AM and students are dismissed at 3:00 PM. We provide transportation for students locally. 

Click here to apply your Scholar for Summer 2024!

If you have any questions regarding, the application process or the Summer Program in general, please contact Laura Martinez at Lmartinez@dcds.net or 781-915-2626.