How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in Cardigan’s Summer Session! We’ve done our best to make the application process as easy as possible. Please note that admission decisions are made as completed applications are submitted. 


Download and complete the Summer Session Application. (To receive a paper version of the application and our Summer Session Brochure, please complete the online inquiry form). Please note that the “Administrative Recommendation” section of the application should be completed by your current school advisor or grade-level administrator. Please fill in the student's grade that they have most recently completed. For example, a student that completed grade 6 in the spring will be classified as grade 6 for the summer. 

Pay the application fee ($50 for domestic students and $125 for international students): Enclose your payment (check or money order to "Cardigan Summer Session") with the application or make your payment online

Return the application by mail (we suggest always making copies before you send any forms by mail) or email a digital copy of the completed application to

Enrollment Process

Once accepted, we will mail you an official letter of acceptance along with an enrollment contract. Sign and return by mail the enrollment contract along with your deposit ($500 for boarding students and $250 for day students) within two weeks of receiving your acceptance letter. We request that you pay tuition in full by June 15, 2019. This payment can be submitted by check or money order to "Cardigan Summer Session" or make your payment online.

Summer Session art class outside

2019 Summer Session Dates

Full 6 weeks:
June 29 to August 8

Session One:
June 29 to July 20

Session Two:
July 20 to August 8