Summer FAQ

1.  What are the dates of Park Prep Academy’s 2023 Summer Camp?

The 2023 Park Prep Summer Camp begins on Thursday, July 6th and ends on Friday, August 25th.  July session dates 7/6-7/31.  August session dates 8/1-8/25.

2. When should I submit an application for PPA’s Summer Camp?

As soon as possible as enrollment has begun.  Applications may be submitted anytime.  Please check the Summer Menu to download the application.   Submit the completed application along with a check for the $35 application fee to:

Park Prep Academy Admissions – Summer Camp

519 Central Avenue

Jersey City, NJ 07307

3. Can I enroll my child in the PPA Summer Camp for one week/one month/whole summer?

The Park Prep Academy Summer Camp runs by month.  Children may attend for either one or two months.  For additional schedule arrangements, please call Justine Wanat, the Director.

4. If my child does not attend camp on a field trip day can I send her in anyway?  If my child is absent, does she get to make up the day?

Children may attend camp only on days which they are enrolled.  Day substitutions and Make-up days are not permitted.  When possible, campers may add a day to their schedule for a fee.  For such schedule arrangements, please call Justine Wanat, the Director.

5. Does my child have to be potty-trained to join the PPA camp?

Students are not required to be potty-trained to attend camp HOWEVER an adult chaperone MUST accompany any non-potty trained child on off-site BUS field trips days (maximum 1/month per summer).

6. Can I join my child on a field trip?  Can I ride on the Park Prep Academy bus?

Absolutely!  Students may bring one adult chaperone on any field trip.  This chaperone may ride the bus as well.  Park Prep Academy will pay the admission cost for one adult chaperone/child.

7. Who can ride on the bus provided by Park Prep Academy?

All Park Prep Academy students are welcome to ride on the bus provided by Park Prep Academy.  Students may bring one adult chaperone on the bus to any field trip.  Any additional family members (siblings/parents/grandparents) must provide their own transportation.