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.




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.


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


Session Size

Approximately 155 students per session.

New for Summer 2021!

Cardigan@Home is an online program for boys and girls entering grades 6 through 9 designed to enrich their knowledge in core academic areas. Throughout the month of July, we will use digital platforms to engage daily in face-to-face discussions of your choice in Math, English and/or Essential Academic Skills.

More Information

Summer Session 2021

Summer Session 2021 will be comprised of one 4-week on-campus session beginning July 3 and concluding July 29.

How can we help you?

Korinne L. Nevins
Director of Summer Programs
(603) 523-3526