From academics to test prep to a unique golf program, Summer@Taft is all about offering you choices.
Five-Week Programs: June 29-August 2, 2024
Whether the goal is to explore the boarding school experience or gain confidence for the upcoming school year, the Young Scholars program is designed for students entering 7th or 8th grade who intend to take on the challenges of rigorous public and private secondary schools.
High school students entering grades 9 through 12 will be able to sharpen their academic and test-taking skills, increase their independence, improve time management, as well as broaden their cultural and global awareness as they prepare for college and beyond.
Utilizing the facilities at the nearby Watertown Golf Club (Taft's home course), this program is designed for the competitive golfer pursuing a high school or collegiate level program.
As the college and private school application process is becoming increasingly competitive, Summer@Taft is pleased to offer a five-week test preparation program for local day students.
Two-Week Programs: July 15-July 26, 2024
Intended for middle school students, this two-week concentrated residential course focuses on building fundamental reading, writing, and organizational skills.
Building strong writing skills in high school paves the way to success in college and beyond. Writer’s Lab is a two-week summer intensive workshop that provides high school students a rich and engaging experience, helping them grow as writers.
Intended for students entering grades eight and nine, this two-week course focuses on training students in the fundamentals of algebra. Through individualized attention and practice, students will increase their confidence in their mathematical abilities and develop the critical thinking necessary to succeed in high school level math.
Favorite memory: “Helping my roommate, who was from Turkey, write her speech for Public Speaking. I really enjoyed helping her because we had a good time writing and really bonded over the experience.”