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: August 2 to August 9
Athletics Program: Both Day & Boarding
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 21
Academic Program: Boarding
Washington Academy's Summer English Institute is for students ages 13-19, who want to improve their English skills. TOEFL Prep/College Writing and Basic ESL classes. All levels of English ability....SEE MORE
Date: August 5 to August 28
Academic Program: Both Day & Boarding
Please visit www.albertcollege.ca for up to date information including dates and tuition.
Date: August 17 to August 28
Academic Program: Day Program Only
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: August 5 to August 26
Contact us today to learn more about the Worcester Academy International Summer Program by calling James Proctor, Summer Program Director, at +1-508-754-5302, x-111 or e-mailing james.proctor@wor....SEE MORE
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 16 to September 6
Date: June 25 to July 23
Athletics Program: Contact School for boarding info
A young man soon discovers that the MMA summer camp routine is anything but ordinary with all the activities campers participate in daily. He will be challenged to exceed his perceived limitation....SEE MORE
Contact School for boarding info
This program is a 4-week intensive total immersion experience. Students attend classes taught by MMA teachers who teach the boys to speak, read, and write contemporary American English. After sch....SEE MORE
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