Cardigan Summer Session

Summer Session is a transformative experience of adventure, academic enrichment, and personal growth! Summer Session attracts girls and boys from across the country and around the world to our 525-acre lakeside campus for a truly unique summer that blends classroom learning with the quintessential New England camp experience. 

Summer Session Facts at a Glance

  • July 2 - 30, 2022
  • Open to girls and boys entering grades 3- 9
  • 3:1 student to teacher ratio
  • Enrollment of 130 students from across the U.S, and around the world
  • Core academic courses include math, reading & writing, science, world languages, essential academic skills, ESL, and more.
  • Enrichment courses include ceramics, dance, drama, music, photography, drawing, and more.
  • Summer camp activities include hiking, arts & crafts, canoeing, rock climbing, mountain biking, tennis, soccer, street hockey, baseball, basketball, and more.
  • Financial aid available
  • Established in 1961 - 60 years of experience building the perfect summer!
2021 Cardigan Summer Session all-school photo of students waving to the camera
Best. Summer. Ever.

The perfect balance between academic enrichment
and summertime fun for boys and girls ages 8-15!

Watch: Parent Testimonial

We've never seen anything like this in our camp experiences or our school experiences, and we'll definitely keep coming back!



Interested to Learn More about Cardigan Summer Session?

Please reach out to Director of Summer Programs Korinne Nevins:

Founded in 1945, Cardigan Mountain School is located in beautiful Canaan, New Hampshire, not far from Dartmouth College. We are approximately a two-hour drive north of Boston and four-hour drive north of New York City.

Summer 2023 Dates

We plan to announce 2023 Summer Session dates on or before December 1, 2022.


How can we help you?

Cynthia Day P’12,’13
Interim Director of Summer Programs
(603) 523-3526