7380 Girard Avenue, La Jolla

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Gillispie's Summer Explorers Program

Our Summer Explorers program in La Jolla promises exciting offerings for students age 3 through Grade 6, such as science, robotics, theater, sports, art, Early Childhood Camp (for students ages 3-4), and more!

Summer Swimmers, a fee-based afternoon session, offers swimming for Grades K-6 at the Coggan Aquatic Center. The center’s swim instructors teach group lessons and campers will be placed in the appropriate swim‐level group and learn skills that will improve their swimming ability.

Our Early Childhood Camp is made up of 8 one-week sessions running from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for students ages 3-4.

Registration is done online and classes are filled on a first-come-first-served basis.

For more information, contact our Summer Explorers Director at [email protected]

More Information

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The campus opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4:00 p.m. Extended care is provided at no additional charge for elementary students from 8:30-9 a.m. and 3:30-4 p.m. Morning classes run from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., and afternoon classes run from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

2019 Fee and Refund Policy

Fees vary and are indicated below the class name.

Classes will run only if there is adequate enrollment. If the minimum class size is not met, a full refund will be given.

A refund of 100% of the tuition for any class may be obtained for requests made prior to May 15, 2019, and a refund of 75% of the tuition for any class may be obtained for requests made 4 weeks prior to the class start date.

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