Summer at NFA

Improve * Prepare * Accelerate * Explore * Train

Whether you want to improve and prepare to meet the high school challenges ahead, accelerate in science, further your musical interests, explore and enjoy learning, creating, performing and discovering new areas, skills, and ideas, or train to test your physical limit. Make your summer count -- Do it all at NFA!

Summer Band at NFA - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th Graders

Monday, June 19 - Friday June 23, 2017

*Deadline to register for either session is Thursday, June 15, 2017.

Morning Session - 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
For students entering grades 5, 6 & 7
cost is $80 (includes t-shirt)
*bring your own snack

Register here.

Afternoon Session - 1-4 p.m.
For students entering grades 8 & 9
cost is $80 (includes t-shirt)
*bring your own snack

Register here.

Full Day Option 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For students in 8th and 9th grade ONLY
serve as a JR Band Aid in the Morning Session and a Camper in the afternoon!
cost is $120 (includes t-shirt)
*bring your own lunch

Register here.

View the program flyer here.

Endless Opportunities - 6th, 7th, 8th Graders

Discover the Possibilities - A Endless Summer of Opportunities 2017

Summer is the time to expand your horizons, try something new, discover a talent, create, perform, dream…

Students entering grades 6- 8 explore their interests in academics, recreation, and the arts.

Exciting and engaging experiences …
Explore campus -- Have fun, learn, meet new friends -- see the future!

Discover the many opportunities and choices at NFA

All activities are designed, taught, and supervised by NFA faculty, coaches, and administrators.

For students entering grades 6-8.
Students do not earn credit for this enrichment opportunity.
8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
July 10-14Cost: $90.00

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! Thank you for your interest in Endless Opportunities. The program is now full. Hope to see you next summer!

For program details, click here.

STEM Academy - 6th, 7th, 8th Graders

Join Faculty from Norwich Free Academy and the University of Connecticut NEAG School of Education for a free, one-week summer program on the NFA Campus.

Imagine the possibilities

  • Explore creative approaches to scientific questions
  • Challenge your inner engineer
  • Apply mathmatics to modern day problems

Combine science, technology, engineering and math skills

  • Solve complex problems
  • Push the limits of your knowledge and skill
  • Invent, create, develop and dream
  • Have fun, laugh, work in teams and meet new friends

Session One: July 10-13
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Engineering: students will work in design teams to create solutions for a variety of engineering challenges.

Register for Session One here.

Session Two: August 7-10
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Scientific Modeling: students will use NGSS grounded scientific modeling to tackle real world problems, while strengthening understanding in both life and physical sciences.

Register for Session Two here.

*Enrollment is limited to 65 students for each session. The deadline to register for either session is Saturday, July 1st.

Questions? Contact Science Department Head, Stephani Jones,, 860-425-5680.

Wildcat Beginnings - For Incoming 9th Grade Students

This program is a two day orientation to becoming an NFA Wildcat 9th Grader. Explore a "new you in a new school" - collaborate with upper class mentors, learn your way about campus, familiarize yourself with high school expectations, skills and strategies, participate in a community service project, and make new friends in the Class of 2021.