Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is recognized worldwide for excellence in International Relations, Politics, and Law. It is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 20 universities. Famous alumni include US President Bill Clinton, actor Bradley Cooper, and the Crown Prince of Spain. With its ideal location in the beautiful and historic Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., Georgetown is the perfect setting for a middle school program.
During our 19 year partnership with Georgetown University, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of middle school students from the United States and all over the world. In the Jr. Discovery community, everyone is welcome and everyone belongs. Join us and create long-lasting friendships this summer.
Live with your new friends in one of the best college neighborhoods. Become more mature and confident with the support of our amazing staff.
Choose from 25 different interactive Skills for the Mind and Body educational workshops. Digital Photography. Pre-Algebra. Sports and Entertainment Law. Tennis. Volleyball.
Discover Washington, D.C. and the East Coast this summer. From the Capitol Building to Six Flags to a Washington Nationals baseball game, every day is action-packed.
Take advantage of the amazing Big East athletic facilities at Georgetown through Skills for the Body workshops, pick-up games, and tournaments.
*Schedule/times are approximate samples and vary on each campus.
You must arrive on the specified arrival and departure days only. If this is not possible, you must arrive the day after arrival day or depart the day before departure day. There are no rooms available at our residence hall outside of the dates of the program.
2 week session: Arrive June 30, depart July 12
Jr. Discovery provides escorted transfers from/to Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Amtrak's Union Station for $75 each way. We do not provide transportation from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) Airport. We meet you at baggage claim or outside customs for international flights, and assist with your departure.
Tuition includes: Term fees, academic and enrichment program, housing, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 on weekends), use of Georgetown athletic and recreation facilities, activities, trips, and excursions per catalog, transportation to and from all included activities
Not included: $100 application fee (non-refundable), $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers, books/class materials and course supplements, meals off campus, laundry, shopping, spending money, medical expenses
Commuter student tuition includes: Skills for Mind and Body Workshops, lunch in O’Donovan dining hall Monday-Thursday, Friday trips, daily afternoon activity, and access to Georgetown Village C Residence Hall lounges. Overnight stays are not permitted.
Students who live in the Washington, D.C. area can participate in our program as a commuter student. Live at home and take part in the program Monday-Friday. Join Skills for the Mind and Body workshops and afternoon activities Monday-Thursday. On Friday, you’re invited to participate in our all group day trip. We go to Six Flags, Baltimore Harbor, and other fun attractions. Visit our commuter page for more details.