Summer at Canisius

Canisius remains alive with activity during the summer months. 

For current high school students:

The Summer Session program is an accelerated learning initiative open to high school students from throughout WNY (not just Canisius students). Its courses provide students with enrichment opportunities in a variety of subject areas including: Health, Physics, Pre-Calculus, and College Planning. 

For incoming freshmen:

Crusader Prep is a four-week summer academic enrichment program open to members of the incoming freshman class. It is designed to provide students with the opportunity to take high school prep courses to help in the transition from middle school to freshman year at Canisius within a positive and supportive environment. Class offerings include English, mathematics, and reading.

For rising 8th grade boys:

The Higher Achievement Program (HAP) is designed for boys who have just completed the 7th grade. Over the course of five weeks, HAP provides a dynamic blend of academics, athletics, and fun each day.

For rising 6th-8th grade boys and incoming Canisius freshmen:

Summer Athletic Camps are open to boys entering 7th or 8th grade as well as registered 9th grade Crusaders. Weeklong camps in soccer, lacrosse, basketball, hockey and volleyball are offered during which participants learn individual skills, team concepts and sportsmanship from top coaches and players. 

For rising 6th and 7th grade boys:

The Wonder Week Workshops are a one-week format for boys entering 6th or 7th grade in the fall.