Grace Academy supplements a school year’s worth of education with a required summer session. During late June and July, Grace Academy faculty, staff and students return for four weeks of classes and field trips. The day begin as Grace Academy with 90 minutes of math followed by 90 minutes of English Language Arts. Seventh grade students also take SSAT preparatory classes. The afternoons are devoted to theme-based expeditionary learning adventures. Afternoon programs have included: STEM instruction with college professors and students at the University of St. Joseph; sustaining our planet; Greece and the Olympics (during the summer Olympics); biological ecosystems in our ponds, stream, lakes, rivers and shore line.