Our On-Campus Summer Programs bring students in grades 2–12 together to take on challenging, advanced subjects in dynamic, hands-on classrooms.

In addition to coursework, you’ll participate in a variety of fun supervised activities and make lasting friendships with other academically talented students as you learn from each other—both in and out of the classroom.

CTY students come from many different backgrounds and have a wide variety of perspectives and beliefs. This diversity is part of the educational experience, and we encourage students to embrace the opportunity to learn from others who are different from them.

A Healthy, Safe Summer at CTY

As we plan to offer fun and engaging 2023 On-Campus Summer Programs, health and safety remain our top priorities. We will continue to communicate our evolving policies and practices with families every step of the way.

Learn more about CTY's response to COVID-19.


Our residential sites offer three-week courses for students in grades 5-12 in a variety of subjects.

Our commuter sites offer three-week courses for students in grades 2-6 in a variety of subjects. Course offerings vary by grade level.

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Residential Sites

Students spend 3 weeks at these sites. This experience is available for:

Grades 5 - 6
Young Student Program
Grades 7+
Intensive Studies & Academic Explorations
Grades 9 - 12
CTY at Hopkins

Be part of an engaging, intellectual environment where you’re encouraged to challenge yourself, try new things, have fun, and be part of an inclusive community of learners from around the world.


At CTY, you will discover an intellectually challenging curriculum and exciting recreational program. You are required to attend all classes and activity periods. While the daily schedule may differ slightly from site to site, a day at CTY is highly structured, and you’ll have plenty of fun both in and out of the classroom.

Commuter Sites

Students spend 3 weeks at these sites. This experience is available for:

Grades 2 - 6
Young Students Program

CTY is a place for lively discussions and hands-on opportunities to discover, question, and create, surrounded by peers who share your curiosity and love for learning. It’s where fun and community blossom through friendships made over lab experiments and class projects, and outside during games of "Mission: Impossible."


A typical weekday includes rigorous learning and recreational/ social activities.

Medical Information

Requesting Special Accommodations

If you need special accommodations for a physical, medical, mental health, or other disability, your parents/guardians need to contact CTY staff at 410-735-6215 or [email protected] by May 15. Forms to request accommodations or support are available on our Disability Services page.


Care and Supervision

Daily Supervision

While you are ultimately responsible for your own conduct, members of the administrative, instructional, and residential staff work together to provide clear guidelines and careful supervision. Outside class, staff provide supervision, support and encouragement; enforce rules; foster a safe and inclusive community, and are prepared to help you adjust to being away from home and the academic demands of CTY.

Students attending On-Campus programs are expected to adhere to the Student Code of Conduct. If you have a special case you would like to discuss, contact our support team.