Summer programs, generally taken one or two summers prior to enrollment, enable parents and students to get a taste of the boarding school experience.
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Boarding schools represent a significant step forward for young people—and their families. For most, it is the first opportunity a student has had to live independently, with all of the associated responsibilities, both academic and social. Summer programs, generally taken one or two summers prior to enrollment, enable parents and students to decide whether the student is ready for the transition by giving students a taste of the boarding school experience.Boarding school summer programs vary. At many, students will face a challenging academic curriculum modeled after typical school year curricula. They'll also receive the sort of personalized instruction they would receive during the regular school year. Other summer programs have a specialized focus. Beyond the classroom, students will be introduced to a sample of extracurricular activities a school regularly offers—from equestrian clubs to soccer teams and beyond—and experience firsthand the unique campus residential environment.Given the significance of the transition from home to campus life, many families take advantage of summer programs to gauge both their own—and their child's—interest in the boarding school experience.If you don't see a program below, feel free to contact schools directly to find out if they offer summer programs and to request related information.
Over the summer, boarding schools host various types of programs.
Below are the upcoming summer programs our member schools have shared with us.
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Date: July 6 to August 2
Academic Program: Both Day & Boarding
For over 20 years, the Stanstead College Summer Language Adventure has brought together boys and girls from across Quebec, Canada and around the world to learn French and English – not just in th....SEE MORE
Date: July 13 to August 8
Now’s your chance to try something new: build a robot, write a poem, create your own business, learn Chinese....the choice is yours! Academic Adventures is a two-week boarding and enrichment expe....SEE MORE
Athletics Program: Boarding
Bonnie Castle Riding Camp, established in 1982, is for girls ages nine to sixteen. The camp is held on the 100-acre campus of Stoneleigh-Burnham School for Girls, located in the lovely Pioneer V....SEE MORE
Date: July 14 to August 1
Academic Program: Boarding
A Voice of Her Own is a unique program that teaches girls to articulate ideas with confidence and clarity, while improving their oratorical, research and critical thinking skills. Girls learn lif....SEE MORE
Date: July 7 to August 22
Both Day & Boarding
Summer is an exciting time for the students at Glenholme. During July and August, the school offers its Summer Program, giving summer and year-round students a unique enrichment opportunity with ....SEE MORE
Date: July 14 to August 15
Our program has been created for secondary school students ages 13-19. First established in 1979, the program celebrates its 35th year in 2014.
We offer a special short and intensive ESL progra....SEE MORE
Date: July 13 to July 26
Athletics Program: Both Day & Boarding
Hockey Camp takes place on Lake Forest Academy's safe and secluded 160 acre campus. Camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6 - 15.
Players will be divided into one of three groups: ....SEE MORE
New Hampshire, USA
Date: July 5 to August 4
Intensive enrichment courses in English and ESL, with electives in science, theater, computer graphics, Video ESL, SAT/TOEFL preparation and Instructional Support. Credit earned for math courses....SEE MORE
Date: July 1 to August 1
Date: July 30 to August 22
Please visit www.albertcollege.ca for up to date information including dates and tuition.
Date: July 7 to August 2
The Eaglebrook School Summer Semester for both boys and girls ages 11, 12, and 13 is a four week session held in July of each year. It is designed to build confidence through achievement and to f....SEE MORE
Date: July 14 to August 9
Date: July 6 to July 26
Date: July 27 to August 23
St. Timothy's is a nationally recognized boarding and day school offering the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. Stressing the skills of reading, writing, speaking, and....SEE MORE
New York, USA
Date: July 19 to August 16
The program combines Emma Willard School's focused, individualized study in the classroom with engaging activities extending well beyond the walls of the school. The all-girls environment creates....SEE MORE
Date: July 6 to July 18
This two-week camp is all about adventure, leadership and activity. Campers will learn basic leadership skills as they challenge themselves physically (and have fun) doing a variety of activities....SEE MORE
Date: July 13 to July 25
Make use of the School's state of the art facilities while integrating the areas of Science, Mathematics, and Computer Technology into a real-life experience where students assume the role of for....SEE MORE
Date: July 13 to August 1
The Chatham Hall Riding Camp is an excellent riding and residential experience packed with fun-filled activities to help you learn to ride and improve your riding skills. /
Sessions I & II for gi....SEE MORE
Date: July 5 to August 2
Challenge yourself in one of our Accelerated Academic classes in the morning, like SAT Prep, math, science, or ELL. Then, test your creativity and problem-solving skills in the afternoon Project-....SEE MORE
Date: July 19 to August 8
The study of the English language for non-native speakers of English. This includes culture, travel, prep for standardized testing, and an optional week at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, the....SEE MORE
Date: July 2 to July 25
Appleby College provides fantastic summer learning opportunities. Our exceptional facilities including leading-edge technology formats, and experienced, highly dedicated teachers combine to ensur....SEE MORE
Date: July 7 to August 29
Appleby College’s Summer ESL Program is designed for students that are planning to attend, or apply to attend a secondary school in Canada/US in the near future.
Date: July 7 to August 14
Intensive ESL program ideal for student's entering their 1st year of study in the US or for a short-term study.
In this two-part camp, student athletes will engage in challenging academics in the morning, choosing from courses like SAT Prep, ELL/TOEFL Prep, math, science and more. In the afternoon, they mo....SEE MORE
Fay Overnight Camp is for our day campers (ages 10-13) who just can’t get enough of Fay and other campers who are looking for a unique overnight experience!
2 two-week sessions (July 13-25 & Jul....SEE MORE
Date: July 20 to August 2
Just want to have fun this summer? Join us for one week (or two!) of great activities that include hiking, zip-lining, canoeing, mountain biking and more!
Date: July 5 to August 17
International Summer School (ISS) offers two, three-week sessions in 2014. Session I: July 5-26 and Session II: July 27-August 17. Students ages 10-14 may apply. Our teachers have high expectat....SEE MORE
The Emma Willard Writer’s Retreat gives young women with a love of writing the opportunity to explore their emerging talent and flex their writing muscles. Focused on writers entering grades 8 th....SEE MORE
Date: July 19 to August 2
Contact School for boarding info
Rosie’s Girls, a summer boarding and day camp offers 7th- to 9th-grade girls instruction in non-traditional trades. Taking its name from Rosie the Riveter, the fictional World War II icon who rep....SEE MORE
Date: July 28 to August 1
For young men entering grades 5 through 12.
Date: August 3 to August 10
Girls 18 and under have the opportunity to perfect their game in a week-long bilingual camp focusing on hockey skills, preparation and competition. Instructors include top college and prep school....SEE MORE
Date: August 3 to August 23
This three week intensive program will help students gain test-taking confidence, learn successful writing techniques, and improve their mathematics proficiency, all while forming new friendships....SEE MORE
This residential program follows the same format and structure as the College Preparatory Program with an option for riding. Riding sessions will take place at the beautiful Hamilton-Ireland Equ....SEE MORE
Date: August 18 to August 29
Academic Program: Day Program Only
Date: August 3 to August 29
The Ridley College summer credit program is for students aged 12 to 17. It is designed to provide English language learners with the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of academic an....SEE MORE
Date: August 10 to August 30
Date: June 28 to July 25
Self-Reliance is an epic, open-ended, multi-player experiential learning adventure where participants become self sufficient exploring basic survival skills, learn to survive as a tribe as they e....SEE MORE
Date: July 27 to August 24
The Summer English Language program offers students from around the globe the opportunity to be a part of a residential community while attending an intensive English language program. Our four w....SEE MORE
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October 28, 2014
Free to the Public. Registration for families opens Summer 2014. Registrati...
China World Summit WingBeijing, Beijing, China
October 30, 2014
Free to the Public. Registration for families opens Summer 2014. Registration for schools open now!
November 1, 2014
Free to the Public. Registration for families opens Summer 2014. Registration for schools open now!
InterContinental Asiana Saigon
Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
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