Summer Programs

Freshman Readiness Program

La Salle Academy’s freshman curricular readiness program is a month-long program open to 75 students and framed to integrate our incoming class into the rigors of New York City high school experiences and pedagogy on an academic and social level. Students are engaged in three academic courses (Study Skills, Mathematics and English), and the program includes a non-graded Guidance/Transitional program that addresses skills such as time and anger management, orientation to school policies, and recreation time. Click here for the July 2019 Summer Readiness Program Registration Form.


Designed to challenge and inspire rising 8th grade boys, CHIRP focuses on providing students with educational instruction in Mathematics and English and includes fun recreational activities to help students build relationships with their peers. Participating students will complete the program with study and social skills that will enable them to assimilate into high school with ease. This two-week program is limited to 20 rising 8th graders to provide better, more attentive instruction.
This program will not be offered in summer 2019.


CHIRP Plus is a two-week city-wide experience of intellectual stimuli that jumpstarts the La Salle Academy experience for 20 of our incoming freshman honors students! Rising 9th graders enrolled in CHIRP Plus will receive a complete orientation to La Salle and its East Village neighborhood, including a tour of the school and surrounding area, an overview of the uniform dress code and policies, and a handful of other helpful tips that are guaranteed to prepare the boys for a seamless transition into high school. For the second week of the program, CHIRP Plus participants will visit some of New York City’s most popular sites, including the Museum of Natural History, Central Par, and the One World Observatory. These educational excursions will allow students to integrate their academic skills in Mathematics, Science, History, and the Arts, with an interactive application of these concepts while simultaneously being immersed in the culture of NYC.
This program will not be offered in summer 2019. 

College Explorers

A three-week intensive college-preparatory program for rising juniors at La Salle, this rigorous program is designed to prepare students for the SAT exam and the college application process. Participating students visit and tour the campuses of close to 15 colleges and universities in the New York City area. In addition to this summer program, La Salle’s Guidance Department also offers a menu of SAT prep classes and college application help to students during the academic year.
This program will not be offered in summer 2019. 

La Salle Basketball Camp

The La Salle Basketball Program has an incredibly rich tradition, one that has been revived by the 2016 Freshman and JV City Champions and the 2017 New York State Class B Federation, State and CHSAA Championship Varsity team. La Salle’s Cardinal Basketball Camp includes three separate clinics including a Mini-Camp (open to all boys entering 4th-8th grades) and the Rising Cardinals Clinic (open to rising La Salle 9th graders only).