Summer College Program
BU Tanglewood for High School Musicians
Lenox, MA (5 minutes from Eastover)
The Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) is recognized internationally as the premiere summer training program for aspiring high school-age musicians and is the only program of its kind associated with one of the world’s great symphony orchestras. Under the guidance of distinguished professionals and in the presence of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), young people devote themselves to an artistic experience without parallel. The high artistic standards, rich culture of learning, and diverse programs make BUTI a unique opportunity for young artists, a starting point on the path to a future in classical music.
While they differ in content and length, all BUTI programs share a common element: excellence. From the moment students step onto the grounds, they are immersed in fine music making. Tanglewood is a magical blend of the formal and informal, of joy and hard work.
Cambridge, MA (2 hours from Eastover)
Harvard Summer School offers summer programs for high school students, non-native English speakers, and university students in the arts, humanities, & social sciences, business, computer science, math and engineering, environmental studies, foreign language & literature, and writing & journalism.
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Cambridge, MA (2 hours from Eastover)
MIT offers a host of summer programs for college and high school students, many of them by affiliate colleges and organizations: Introduction to Engineering and Science; Research Science Institute; Women’s Technology Program; BU Research Internship Program; High School Summer Science Research Program; International Summer School for Young Physicists; Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program; and many others.
New Haven, CT (1.5 hours from Eastover)
Yale offers a number of summer programs, including the Yale English Language Institute, where international students can study and experience life on the Yale campus, and to participate in academic and social programs with Yale undergraduates and other international students.
Providence, RI (2 hours from Eastover)
Talented students from around the world choose Brown University Pre-College Programs to prepare for success, and experience the challenge of college-level academics. Brown University's Undergraduate Summer Session is open to qualified rising and graduated high school seniors: study side-by-side with Brown undergraduates and earn college credit in these seven-week courses drawn from across the Brown curriculum. Studies include: Intensive English language at Brown; TheatreBridge & Playwrights Workshop (immersive theatre study for high school students); Summer Sports Camp; Brown Leadership Institute; Brown Environmental Leadership Lab)
New York, NY (2.5 hours from Eastover)
Columbia University Summer Program for High School Students:
The program enrolls high schoolers in two divisions, organized by grade level: one for students entering grades 9 and 10, the other for pupils entering grades 11 and 12. Participants in both sections follow a curriculum designed to meet the interests, talents and needs of college-bound students. The program includes time each day for independent study and tutorials, private meetings with instructors, extracurricular activities, and use of the university's libraries and other facilities. Although these noncredit courses do not culminate in letter grades, participants receive extensive performance evaluations throughout and at course's end. The program focuses on, and features: Business/Finance, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Debate, Drawing, Economics, Engineering, Expository Writing, Filmmaking, Government, Law, Media, Photography, Swimming, and Theater.
Stoney Brook University
Stoney Brook, NY (3 hours from Eastover by Bridgeport Ferry)
International Summer School: Stony Brook University’s summer programs are open to international students, providing a premier academic experience and the opportunity to live and learn alongside global peers. Stony Brook offers an exciting variety of opportunities for high school students, ranging from genuine hands-on research to credit-bearing academic classes. Over 500 summer programs are offered.
Medford, MA (2 hours from Eastover)
Tufts University Adventures in Veterinary Medicine (AVM): This academic career exploration program allows boys and girls to learn about veterinary school and consider alternatives within the veterinary profession. Students spend about half the day attending lecture-style classes, the other half involved in hands-on activities. AVM offers separate middle school (entering grades 8 and 9; day only), high school (entering grades 10-PG; boarding and day), and college (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors; day only) programs.
Williamstown, MA (35 minutes from Eastover)
While Williams College summer programs are limited to 3- and 4-day sports instructional clinics, summer is a wonderful time to schedule a campus tour. Williams is a prestigious private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, about one hour north of the Eastover Estate & Retreat. Williams offers three academic curricular divisions (humanities, sciences and social sciences), 24 departments, 33 majors, and two master's degree programs in art history and development economics.
Ithaca, NY (3.5 hours from Eastover)
School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions: Summer College welcomes international students to Cornell and encourages them to take advantage of this chance to experience college life at a world-renowned university. Choose from 29 programs ranging from veterinary sciences to medicine, psychology and research, to engineering. Cornell also offers a summer English Immersion Program.