The School for Field Studies | Summer Programs

The School for Field Studies


This alternative school develops and sponsors field experiences for rising high school seniors and college students in remote wilderness areas around the world. The program helps train students to address environmental issues through scientific research and fieldwork. Scuba diving, hiking, gardening and snorkeling present opportunities for learning and exploration. Programs operate in Costa Rica, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Kenya, Tanzania, Bhutan, Australia and New Zealand.

General Info

Name The School for Field Studies
Location Beverly, MA
Year-round Contacts 800-989-4418
Program Focuses & Features Adventure Travel, Aquatics, Community Service, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Science, Farming, Hiking, Marine Biology/Studies, Peace/Cross-cultural Studies, Scuba Diving, Swimming, Wilderness Camping
Grade Range (rising grades) 12-Col
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 18-21
Application Deadline Rolling
Director James A. Cramer, President
Residential Fee $5400-9425, 5-6 weeks. College credit.
Year Established 1980
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 5 sessions, 5-6 weeks long


James A. Cramer, President