Highly qualified high schoolers who have completed their sophomore, junior or senior year may enroll for college credit in the full range of Harvard summer undergraduate courses. The college preparatory program includes study skills workshops, a college fair and trips to other colleges. Summer seminars, based on Harvard's freshman seminars, are limited to 15 students and allow for classroom discussions, close attention to writing and opportunities for independent research under a faculty member. Dances, trivia bowl, a talent show, musical groups, sports, and sightseeing excursions around Boston and New England are among the SSP's activities. SSP also offers distance-learning courses featuring online course materials, discussions and video lectures.
|Name||Harvard University Summer School—Secondary School Program|
|Program Focuses & Features||Arabic, Archaeology, Astronomy, Basketball, Boating, Chinese, Community Service, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, ESL, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Science, Expository Writing, French, German, Government, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Math, Music, Photography, Religious Studies, Russian, Soccer, Softball, Spanish, Studio Art, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Writing/Journalism|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||11-PG|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 16-18|
|Director||William J. Holinger, Director|
|Residential Fee||$2850-5700 (+$5100), 7 weeks. College credit.|
|Dates & Sessions||June-Aug; 1 session, 7 weeks long|