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    Great Books Summer Program

    Great Books Summer Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: China, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July, August
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Four Weeks, Three Weeks, Five Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Debate, Literature, Reading, Writing, Gifted
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    At Great Books Summer Program exceptional middle and high school students from across the world gather to read and discuss literature on the campuses of Amherst, UChicago, Stanford, Dublin, Oxford, and Beijing. Find out more!

    Great Books Summer Program at Amherst, UChicago, Stanford, Dublin, Oxford, and Beijing

    At Great Books, you will examine the likes of Plato, Shakespeare, Dante, Jefferson, Dickinson, and Borges with distinguished university professors and scholars while building important critical thinking, close reading, and self-expression skills. Participate in creative arts electives, meet exciting guest speakers, or come abroad with us!

    Join Us for Great Books and Big Ideas

    Single and multi-week or multi-week sessions and new Writer’s Workshops, too!

    Don’t miss the opportunity to discover your own best thinking, taste the college experience, and make friendships that will last a lifetime.