German International School Boston offers bilingual vacation programs filled with outdoor play, science, music and dance, cooking, crafts, theater, storytelling, and fun field trips. Most programs are open to the public.
To ease childcare challenges for families, GISB offers a vacation program for students in preschool to grade 6 during school breaks in October, February, April, and July. All programs are bilingual, offering a great opportunity for all students to further develop and strengthen their language skills. No German knowledge is required to attend any of the programs.
Vacation program weeks run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with an extended day option for 5:00 pm pick-up for students in preschool – grades 6.
Fall Program 2022
Registration has passed.
- October 11 – 14, 2022 (GISB families only)
Winter Program 2023
Registration for the winter break program is open until January 20, 2023. Register now.
- February 21 – 24, 2023 (open to the public)
Spring Program 2023
Registration for the Spring break program will be open from December 15, 2022, until March 10, 2023
- Week One: April 11 – 14, 2023 (GISB families only)
- Week Two: April 18 – 21, 2023 (open to the public)
Summer Program 2023
Registration for the summer program will be open from January 13 until May 5, 2023
- Week One: July 3 – 7, excluding July 4, 2023 (open to the public)
- Week Two: July 10 – 14, 2023 (open to the public)
- Week Three: July 17 – 21, 2023 (open to the public)
- Week Four: July 24 – 28, 2023 (open to the public)
The GISB Summer Program runs for four weeks in July, and families can enroll for one or multiple weeks. The program is offered daily from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, with an option to extend the day until 5:00. The price for the program is $450/week for the regular day and $550/week for the extended day, less any fees for holidays.
GISB’s bilingual summer program is filled with fun activities on and off campus. On-campus activities include arts and crafts, cooking, sports games, and much more. In addition, participants venture out to nearby parks, local museums, and attractions, such as swimming pools, zipline or trampoline parks, and art studios.
For more information, please contact GISB Vacation Program Coordinator Anneke Sallis.