The annual Grier Gala gives dance students the opportunity to participate in workshops and master classes, witness performances by visiting professionals, perform in a student showcase, and audition for college and summer programs and scholarships. This event is one of several opportunities throughout the school year for Grier dancers to work with nationally acclaimed companies.
Are you getting excited about joining us at Grier Summer in 2020? Now is your chance to register! Anybody wanting to attend Grier Summer, both returning and new families, can now register for camp and secure their spot in the session of their choice, or even both sessions!
Secure your spot in the Grier Summer fun by registering! Registration is open today for returning families and will open at the end of October for new families! We are looking forward to seeing you at Grier Summer 2020! Returning families can get 15% off Grier Summer tuition when they register before November 1, 2019.
Niche, a ranking and ratings company for schools, released their 2020 Best Schools in America rankings and, with a grade of A+, Grier is listed as one of the Best All-Girls High School in Pennsylvania!
Grier Summer 2019 staff wishes to say farewell to all our wonderful campers from both sessions. You amazed us with your creativity, kindness, and strength. You were each a wonderful ELEMENT to Grier Summer! Thank you for the great memories and fun times. We loved sharing our summer with you. We hope to see you next year!
Our Grier Summer team is excited to meet the campers joining us for our second session of Grier Summer! We're thrilled to see that some Session One campers are staying on and can help show the new arrivals around.
We can't wait for everyone to get settled in and then these Grier Summer Girls are going to have a great time learning and playing together!
Some of the most exciting times occur on nights and weekends, where campers participate in group activities and trips that provide opportunities for relaxation, self-expression, and healthy bonding with friends and counselors.
While we were excited for our original show for 2019 we're even more excited to take our #GrierSummerGirls down the yellow brick road! We can't wait to see them perform one of the classics: The Wizard of Oz, the new selection for Grier Summer 2019 Musical Theatre!
Campers that consider themselves serious, advanced riders may enjoy participating in the Advanced Riding Program offered through Grier Summer. This program allows riders to participate in off-site show events and practice horsemanship.
We are so excited to share that Trevor Sones will be a visiting choreographer and dance instructor this summer during our 1st session dance intensive! He's an accomplished choreographer, faculty member at REVEL Dance Convention and performer. Our #GrierSummerGirls learned so much from him in 2017 and we know they will again this year. You can follow Trevor on Instagram @trevorsones.
It's Opening Day and Grier Summer is so excited to welcome our first batch of campers who are joining us for Session One. Our counselors have been here at Grier Summer training and preparing for the campers' arrival. We are so happy to see so many familiar faces and so many new faces, too!
We can't wait for our campers to have a great Grier Summer experience! The Camp Director and Grier Summer staff are here to help everybody learn and have lots of fun together.
Girls come from all over the U.S. and the world to attend Grier Summer. Meeting girls from near and far adds a wonderful richness to our camp experience. Non-native English speakers have plenty of opportunity to improve their conversational language skills through everyday camp activities and our English for Fun class.
Many parents and campers will find our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section really helpful. Here, you can find information about preparing for camp, arrival and departure, what camp life is like, how to stay in touch during camp, and all about health and wellness during camp.
Take a look at the FAQs today to learn more about Grier Summer! We can't wait to see you "Be In Your Element" at Grier Summer!
Whether campers dream of dancing and singing their way across a Broadway stage or just enjoys the fun of performing, Grier Summer's Musical Theatre Program can offer every camper stage experience in our state-of-the-art Performing Arts Building.
Girls interested in Grier Summer often want to know what it's like to live at camp. Where do they sleep? Are there roommates? Latrines? The answers to these concerns usually brings great relief: campers at Grier Summer live in furnished double-occupancy dorm rooms, complete with en suite bathrooms.
Campers participating in Grier Summer's dance classes learn choreographed routines which are performed before culminating gala event at the end of each session. Campers with all levels of experience can participate in Grier Summer's Dance Program.
During Grier Summer's Art Porgram, campers with any level of art experience explore a variety of mediums and techniques, some of which they may not have encountered in traditional art classrooms. Our highly trained art instructors stregthen budding artists' confidence while challenging them to innovate and explore.
Are you interested in visiting Grier Summer? Grier Summer is offering a complementary guided tour of the campus. Join Director Jennifer Pepperman on Sunday, March 31st at 11:00am.
Enjoy brunch, tour campus, and meet Grier Summer administrators. Tours will include stops to see Art, Dance, and Riding facilities. There will also be an opportunity for moms and daughters to visit the dorms for a peek at our camper accommodations. Since our tours involved walking across Grier’s campus, you’ll want to wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
Along with the daily classes in the arts and horseback riding, Grier Summer campers can fill their schedules with fun, enriching programming that includes: archery, creative writing, yoga, pool games, and theatre improv.
Grier Summer is thrilled to announce the 2019 Grier Summer theme: Be In Your Element. We are so grateful to our Summer '18 campers Anna f and Lauren R for the design inspiration. Not only does the logo look fantastic, but the them is so true. Similar to how magnificent and powerful nature can be, at Grier Summer, we strive to cultivate and unleash these same elements within our campers.
Grier Summer camp is a great place for girls to grow in the areas that they are passionate about, while also discovering more about themselves and experiencing the natural and social worlds around them.
We are planning a great summer and look forward to seeing everyone soon!
While building on over forty years of tradition, the Summer Riding Program offers a variety of riding styles in multiple indoor and outdoor riding facilities, pairs horses and riders of all levels accordingly, and provides a personalized experience for every camper interested in riding.
Grier Summer's staff are often selected because they are enthusiastic, caring, compassionate, and dedicated. Our staff is comprised of employees of the Grier School along with individuals hired specifically to fill Grier Summer staff positions.