Now Enrolling for Summer 2024

Get ready to explore your favorite subjects and have lots of fun this summer at CTY! We'll be hosting programs at sites across the U.S.

2024 session dates for all sites except UC Santa Cruz, Skidmore College, and Speyer School:

  • Session 1: June 23-July 12
  • Session 2: July 14-August 2

2024 session dates for UC Santa Cruz, Skidmore College, and Speyer School:

  • Session 1: June 30-July 19
  • Session 2: July 21-August 9

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Residential and commuter programs

Commute to our day programs or live with other young scholars in our residential programs. Three-week sessions are available June through August.

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Discovery Sampler

Grades 3-8

Have a blast building your math, science, and writing skills while exploring three topics in one, three-week summer session. Our samplers follow one theme across three areas of study, making this a great option for students who have a broad range of interests and love uncovering new and exciting material. Learn more about Discovery Samplers.


Young Students Program

Grades 2-6

Learn and grow with talented students from all over the world. Day programs are available for grades 2–6 and residential programs for grades 5–6.

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Intensive Studies

Grades 7+

Ready to tackle challenging concepts at a pace suited to your sharp mind? These three-week courses offer accelerated tracks through high school courses and deep dives into sophisticated college-level topics.

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Academic Explorations

Grades 7+

Discover new subjects that aren’t part of your typical school curriculum. These three-week courses give students a chance to make big-picture connections across an array of exciting disciplines.

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