Horizons Student Enrichment Program 


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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.  


  • 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 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.


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.


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

2016 Volunteer Applications are available by clicking here. Application deadline has been extended to May 5, 2016

If you are interested in school-year volunteering, please email horizons@rcds.org.

For more information or to donate, please contact:

Lori Hohenleitner,
Executive Director

PO Box 52
Rumson, NJ 07760

732.842.0527, ext. 5438

Horizons Advisory Board

Margaret S. Riker

Vice Presidents
Danielle Schultz
Patty Whittemore 

Donna Gibson

Jim Maguire

Nikki Alpert
Jeffrey Andreski
Maryann Baret
John Devlin
Hilary DiPiero
Rebecca Donington
Carol Kane
Melanie Landers
Eileen O'Hern Luby
Lore Macdonald
Alison Maloney
Kevin Nicholas
Jane Orr
Whitney C. Slade - RCDS Head of School
Lynn Spector, MSW
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
732-758-6528 fax 
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