Davidson July Experience



Conducted by Davidson College, this enrichment program for rising high school juniors and seniors combines a preview of college life with an academic component featuring courses taught by Davidson professors. Boys and girls select two noncredit courses from several liberal arts disciplines. Class periods last 90 minutes, with additional laboratory sessions scheduled in certain subjects. Students take part in extracurricular activities and explore various area attractions, among them the college's private Lake Campus and the US National Whitewater Center.

General Info

Name Davidson July Experience
Location Davidson, NC
Year-round Contacts 704-894-2508
Program Focuses & Features Basketball, Boating, Canoeing, Community Service, Economics, English, Golf, History, Math, Music, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sailing, Science, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Water-skiing, Watersports, Weight Training, White-water Rafting, Yoga
Grade Range (rising grades) 11-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 15-18
Application Deadline March
Director Evelyn Gerdes, Director
Residential Fee $3900 (+$175), 3 weeks.
Year Established 1976
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Sponsor Davidson College
Dates & Sessions June-July; 1 session, 3 weeks long


Evelyn Gerdes, Director