Summer Session Facts at a Glance

Cardigan Summer Session Students enjoy a tug of war while teachers look on

Summer Session Mission


To provide the perfect balance between academic enrichment and summertime fun.

Established


1951

Location


Our beautiful lakefront campus sits at the foot of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, 2.5 hours from Boston and 30 minutes from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.

Who Can Attend?


Girls and boys ages 8-15.

Core Academic Courses


Mathematics, reading/writing, science, standardized test preparation, essential academic skills, world languages, English as a second language (ESL), and more.

Enrichment Courses


Ceramics, dance, drama, music, photography, drawing, painting, languages, and more.

Activities


Hiking, wilderness camping, arts & crafts, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, tennis, soccer, street hockey, baseball, basketball, and more.

Student to Teacher Ratio


3:1

Session Size


Approximately 155 students per session.