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Summer FAQ

1.  What are the dates of Park Prep Academy’s 2024 Summer Camp?

The 2024 Park Prep Summer Camp begins on Monday, July 8th and ends on Friday, August 23rd.  July session dates 7/8-7/31.  August session dates 8/1-8/23.

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 visit the application tab above to complete the application electronically on the website.  The $50 application fee may be submitted electronically through Zelle (, in person or mailed to the address shown below.  Check made out to Park Prep Academy or cash payments are accepted.

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 to discuss.

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-toilet trained or newly 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 an adult chaperone on any field trip that is not listed as “student only due to space” on the calendar.  Admission fee, if applicable, for the chaperone is not included in child’s tuition.

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.  If space permits, parents may also ride on the bus provided by PPA.  Any additional family members (siblings/parents/grandparents) must provide their own transportation.