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Summer Programs

Summer Programs

CTY's summer programs offer bright students the opportunity to engage in challenging academic work in the company of peers who share their exceptional abilities and love of learning. While the focus is on rigorous academics and learning, the social experience that results from bringing these students together is an integral part of the program.

CTY's 25 residential and day sites in the U.S. and Hong Kong serve thousands of students each year from all 50 states and dozens of countries around the world. Qualifying students come from all walks of life and a variety of educational backgrounds to spend three weeks immersing themselves in their academic passions, meeting others like themselves, and growing intellectually and personally. Class size is 12-18 students, and each class has a highly skilled instructor and a teaching assistant. Outside of class, students participate in a full and fun social program at all locations, from sports and games to talent shows and band practice.

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Tentative Dates for summer 2017:

Session 1: June 25 – July 14 (all residential sites, except Palo Alto; west coast day sites)
                  July 2 – July 21 (Palo Alto, east coast day sites)

Session 2: July 16 – August 4 (all residential sites, except Palo Alto; west coast day sites)
                  July 23 – August 11 (Palo Alto, east coast day sites)

Dates for summer 2017 at the Hong Kong sites:

One session only: July 9 – July 28

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