Learning Without Borders is a summer program for high school students focused on fostering personal growth, through hands-on activities, community involvement, and team building activities. The curriculum emphasizes social-emotional learning, and improving and applying academic skills to practical situations.

Curriculum & Teachers




When: July 7, 2020 through August 13, 2020.
Weeks 1-6: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Where: Pine Grove Middle School, 6318 Fremont Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057

Program Fees: $625.00

  • Deposit of 50% due at registration, with remaining balance due Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
  • Partial scholarships are available. Deadline for applications is June 24, 2020.
  • 10% discount for each additional child in family.
  • 20% processing fee to withdraw.


Learning Without  Borders is designed to help students identify their individual strengths in organizational skills, practical life skills, learning strategies, social-emotional learning, peer interaction, and academic excellence. The program focuses on a weekly theme and social-emotional construct. Lessons are taught from a multi-sensory approach utilizing direct instruction, cooperative learning, and independent skill development. All lessons and materials will be differentiated and modified to accommodate the students' individual instructional levels, academic needs (reading, written language, math), and social skills needs. 


Staff Member Job Title
Ondrea Clark
Brent Pennings Substitute/Field Trips
Dianne Pennings Associate Executive Director for Programs
Learning Without Borders

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