Summer Experience 2022

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Padua Summer Experience 2022 was a huge success! Participants learned new skills while also having fun, which helps shape them into Happy, Healthy, Holy, & Highly Prepared individuals!


Save the Date! Summer Experience 2023, for Students Entering Grades 4, 5, 6 & 7 in the Fall of 2023

Monday, June 5 – Thursday, June 8 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, June 9 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

A wide variety of classes to help you discover yourself and your world! Previous years classes include:

  • Boys & Girls Sports
  • Video Game Creation
  • Cooking
  • Crafts and Slime
  • Fun with Art
  • Around the World
  • Robotics
  • Ninja Bruin Training
  • Entrepreneurship/Shark Tank

Each student will be assigned 5 of the 7 classes they register for. If a class is canceled, they will be assigned an alternate class. We try our best to accommodate every class request, but please understand your student might not get every class they choose.

Your excitement begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 3 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday.  Space is limited to 120 students.  The tax-deductible fee (child care) of $150 per student includes all of the following:

  • A week full of learning and fun
  • Lunch and beverage daily
  • Padua T-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag
  • All materials and supplies
  • On-staff health aide

Registration will open in winter of 2023. Make sure you complete an Inquiry Form to ensure you are notified when registration is available!


High School Placement Test Prep & Test (for Admission to Padua) June 6-9, 2023

For Students Entering 8th Grade in the Fall of 2023

Students will benefit from an expert briefing on the study skills needed to score well on the test.  As part of this preparation, each student will receive a copy of the 550 page Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams study guide.

On the last day, students will have the opportunity to take the Padua Placement Test and count it as their “official” score for 2024 Padua enrollment.  If they are not satisfied with their score, they will have an opportunity to retake the test in the fall at no additional cost.

On Tuesday June 6, your experience starts at 9 a.m. and is completed at 12 p.m. each day.  Test will be on Friday June 9, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Program is limited to 60 students.

The $120 (non-refundable) cost includes:

  • Enrichment in Math and English
  • High School Placement Test Preparation
  • Free 550 page placement test study guide
  • Opportunity to take HSPT ( in October or November)

Registration will open in winter of 2023. Make sure you complete an Inquiry Form to ensure you are notified when registration is available!

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Padua Youth Summer Camp registration is now open! Click here for more details and to register your child.


For more information contact:

Katie DeAngelo, Director of Recruitment at Padua Franciscan High School in Parma, OHMrs. Katie Martin ’08      
Director of Admissions
440.845.2444 ext. 123