Daily Schedule

POINT SCHOOL HYBRID GAP-YEAR WEEKLY SCHEDULE (example)

Time Week Days Saturday Sunday
7:30am- 10:15am Breakfast Breakfast Sleep-in
8:30am- 12:00pm Activity Block: water sport, exercise, scuba, snorkel, etc Adventure-Trip Brunch at 11am, House cleaning/chores
12:00pm- 1:00pm Lunch Lunch out
1:00pm- 4:00pm Exploratory: assessments, career planning, volunteer opportunities, academics, life coaching, Spanish immersion, instructional activities/modules Adventure-Trip Beach or Cultural Activities, Weekly planning meeting
5:00pm- 6:00pm Dinner Prep Barbeque and Guest Activities Dinner Prep
6:00pm- 10:00pm Free time, Cultural Events, Community Service, Sports Free time, Cultural Events, Community Service, Sports Free time, Cultural Events, Community Service, Sports

 

Activity Block, Water/exercise-  Surfing instruction, stand-up paddle-boarding (SUP), hiking, exploring various beaches, bicycle riding, walking etc. Dependent on weather and water conditions.

Spanish Immersion- Direct written and spoken Spanish instruction.  Trips and outings to local events and businesses to practice.  Other cultural activities intended to strengthen comprehension and practice Spanish.

Dinner Prep- rotating student and staff prepare dinner.  Rotating schedule with students gaining experience in food preparation and planning.

Scuba/Snorkel- Scuba diving with instructor at local beaches and reefs in order to gain NAUI open water certification.  Snorkeling with staff on local reefs and beaches.

Clinical Life Coaching/Individual Therapy/Clinical Assessments- Individual Clinical Life Coaching/Therapy with Therapist/Clinical Life Coach.  Weekly phone and/or email updates to Parents and Consultants.  

Exploratory- Academic, Life Skills & Career Assessments. Career Planning (assignments and resume building) Volunteer activities and events.  Online college course work.

Adventure Trip- Staff and student selection of road trip around the island.  Preference to activity/adventure based activities.  Waterfalls, caves, rain forest, hiking trails, beach exploration, boat trips, cultural festivals and events.  Historic sites, museums, concerts etc.

Brunch/House Cleaning-1x per week group meal and cleaning of house.  Laundry, cleaning car and maintaining gear.

Weekly Planning Meeting- Staff led schedule of the week for each student.  Outline activities and schedule.  Student maintains individual schedule and schedule board at house is updated.  Menu and meal planning for the week.  

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