Horizons Student Enrichment Program 

 


Save the Date! Our 21st Anniversary Gala, Havana on the Horizon honoring Maggie Riker will be Saturday, November 12, 2016. Click here for event, sponsorship and ticket information. 

 

2016 Honoree Maggie Riker, photo courtesy of Avery Brighton, Shine Bright Studios.

 

Stay tuned for up-to-the-minute updates by liking our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/horizonsnj.

 

Please enjoy this video created by our Horizons Upper School Students.

 

Horizons at Rumson Country Day School has operated on our campus for nineteen years. Each summer, Horizons offers a six-week academic, cultural and recreational enrichment program to at-risk students from a diverse, low-income population. Our students are in grades K-8 and live primarily in the Red Bank, NJ area. Horizons' goal is to offer more than 150 students the opportunity to attend Horizons during the summer.  

Goals

  • To prevent or reduce summer learning loss amongst Horizons students
  • To foster lifelong desire for learning
  • To provide cultural experiences and social growth
  • To insure that all Horizons children learn to swim, an important life skill that saves lives and builds confidence

Volunteers

Volunteers are an essential component of the Horizons programs.  Volunteers support our professional teachers, offer cultural and recreational programs, and assist our chef in providing nutritional meals. Many RCDS alumni and their parents serve as volunteers to the Horizons children. Volunteer applications for Summer 2016 are now available.

Support

Horizons is able to operate thanks to the generous support from Rumson Country Day School, community-minded individuals, foundations, corporations and other charitable organizations. The cost of sending one child to Horizons for the summer is approximately $2,200.

Accomplishments

Best in the Nation

Horizons National received the 2010 Excellence in Summer Learning Award from the National Summer Learning Association.  Horizons also earned national recognition from the Wallace Foundation as one of the premier summer learning programs.

Horizons in the News

Hoops for Horizons Kick-Off Event

Horizons Pure Platinum 20th Anniversary Gala Honoring Jim and Teresa Maguire and Family

 

Volunteer Information

We have volunteer options available both in the summer and in our after-school program. 

For those interested in school-year volunteering, please email horizons@rcds.org.

Our 2017 Summer Volunteer Application will be posted in early 2017.



For more information or to donate, please contact:

Lori Hohenleitner,
Executive Director

Horizons
PO Box 52
Rumson, NJ 07760

732.842.0527, ext. 5438
lhohenleitner@rcds.org


Horizons Advisory Board

President
Patty Whittemore

Vice Presidents
Jane Orr
Lynn Spector, MSW 

Secretary
Donna Gibson

Treasurer
Jim Maguire

Nikki Alpert
Maryann Baret
John Devlin
Hilary DiPiero
Rebecca Donington
Carol Kane
Melanie Landers
Sam Litvin, MD
Maureen Lloyd
Eileen O'Hern Luby
Lore Macdonald
Alison Maloney
Kevin Nicholas
Whitney C. Slade - RCDS Head of School
Kim Tsimbinos

 

Our program is an affiliate of Horizons National
Learn more at www.horizonsnational.org.

Find Us

The Rumson Country Day School
35 Bellevue Ave Rumson NJ 07760
732.842.0527
732-758-6528 fax 
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