"I learned and enjoyed my courses and I'm sure I'll be able to put them into practice in my future studies and college life. Without a doubt, I advise future Summer Discovery students to meet new people and enjoy every moment!"
Summer at Dartmouth
The Dartmouth Summer Scholars pre-college academic enrichment program offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in 14 diverse academies across multiple disciplines. As a distinguished Ivy League University, Dartmouth is one of the premier academic institutions in the world. Founded in 1769, in Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth sits on a stunning 269-acre quintessential New England campus.
Home to the renowned Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Sciences, and Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth offers small class sizes and rigorous academics. Nestled in the scenic Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont, Dartmouth sits on a beautiful campus known for its historic architecture, iconic Baker-Berry Library, and scenic grounds. Hanover’s downtown area is home to charming shops, restaurants, and cafes along Main Street with a local region that offers numerous hiking trails, parks, and outdoor activities.
Top Campus Activities:Silent Disco and Live Band Karaoke Variety Performances by Comedians, Hypnotists, Mentalists, and MagiciansClubs: Arts, Baking, Sports Tournaments & Leagues, Game Nights, and moreEnd of Summer BBQ featuring lawn games and music
Summer Discovery offers high school programs focused on entrepreneurship, engineering, medicine, and humanities at Dartmouth, one of the world's greatest academic institutions.
Summer Discovery's pre-college program gives teens a head start in understanding college life. From designing their own schedule to immersive travel experiences and adventures both on and off campus, our programs are that perfect blend of serious and fun. Summer Discovery provides an opportunity to hone in on your passion through diverse course offerings, make lifelong friendships, and return to high school a more confident version of yourself, while building that college resume.More InfoMore Info
Discover our curriculum offerings across various subject areas, complete with detailed descriptions to help you pick the perfect courses. Immerse yourself in unforgettable locations as you embark on your best summer yet!
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Dates & tuition
We offer program types based on age, academic interest, and session dates. Discover which summer experience is the right fit for you.
- Academic tuition
- 2-3 meals per day, 7 days per week (varies by program)
- Extracurricular activities and excursions every afternoon, evening, and all weekend long
- Transportation for included activities
- Use of athletic and recreation facilities
- College admissions presentation
- Blanket and pillow
- Linens (2 sets including sheets, blanket, pillow, and towels)
- Safety and supervision
- Note: some courses and academies have additional academic fees.
- Contact a program specialist for more information at +1 (516) 447-4907.
- Application fee
- Airfare and airport transfers
- Supplemental course fees may apply
- Meals eaten off campus
- Medical expenses
- Spending money
- For international students, the international registration fee is $379 (residential) OR $239 (commuter) – this fee covers a medical policy for the student and their airport transfers.