Grades 6-12

Explore Hawai‘i while you learn with students from around the world.

With Summer at HPA, you’ll gain an introduction to the HPA experience and make friends from across the U.S. and many different nations. You’ll benefit from expert academic instruction, first-class sports, spectacular outdoor adventures, and a multitude of other activities. Diverse class offerings cover science and humanities, environmental sustainability, creative arts, English language instruction, and much more.

Many students return every summer to take advantage of the outstanding program and to expand their international friendships. Others enroll because they are considering HPA’s full-year academic program or because they are new students who will enter in the fall. Summer at HPA offers something for everyone!

Learn more!

Apply now to our 2022 Summer Sessions

Summer dates for grades 6 to 12

2022 HPA Summer Fun
One-week theme camps (see offerings for age ranges)
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Summer at HPA: One four-week session
June 27 – July 22, 2022

Day students may enroll in any of the programming. Boarding is only available during the HPA four-week session.

Who is eligible to attend?
All students ages 11 to 17 (entering grades 6 to 12) may apply. You do not have to be an HPA student to attend Summer at HPA. Our program is open to all students from the Hawai‘i Island community and around the world.

Summer 2022 Course Descriptions

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Complete and submit your application packet by: May 16, 2022.

We may in some circumstances accept applications on a rolling basis after the May 16 deadline. Please inquire at or 808-881-4019.

Summer at HPA 4-week Session Tuition

Boarding tuition: $5,700
Tuition covers instruction, room and board, supplies, afterschool intramural sport, weekend excursion fees, and transportation from the Kona International Airport (KOA). Airfare, optional sport, health insurance, and personal expenses are extra.

Day tuition: $600 per two-hour class block.
For each four-week class ($1,800 for a full day of classes for four weeks).
Classes vary in length from one to three blocks.