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2017 Session Information: 


The Great Books Summer Program is offered for two age groups at The Univeristy of Chicago, Stanford University and Amherst College: the Intermediate Program, for students entering grades 6-8, and the Senior Program, for students entering grades 9-12. ‚Äč The Intermediate Program is offered in one, two or three-week sessions. The Senior Program is offered in one, two, three and four-week sessions. 

Our programs at Oxford University, Trinity Dublin and Stanford Center at Peking University are offered for high school students.

The Writer's Workshop is available for both age groups. Senior Writer's Workshop is available at both Amherst College and Stanford Univeristy. Intermediate Writer's Workshop is available at Stanford University. It may be taken as a stand alone program or added to weeks of traditional Great Books for multi-week experience.  

Click here if you would like to find out more about our two, three and four-week sessions and their special features.

Registration for each session is held on Sunday between 3 and 5 pm. Sessions end on Saturdays with a Closing Ceremony for students and parents from 9:15 to 10:30 am, and departure time at 11 am.

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2017 Intermediate Program (Grades 6 - 8 in September 2017)

One Week SessionsDates                                
Amherst CollegeJune 25 - July 1
Amherst CollegeJuly 2 - July 8
Amherst CollegeJuly 9 - July 15
Amherst CollegeJuly 16 - July 22
Stanford UniversityJune 25 - July 1
Stanford UniversityJuly 2 - July 8
Stanford UniversityJuly 9 - July 15
 
Stanford UniversityJuly 16 - July 22
 
University of ChicagoJuly 16 - July 22
 
University of ChicagoJuly 23 - July 29
  
Two Week SessionsDates                                
Amherst CollegeJune 25 - July 8
Amherst CollegeJuly 2 - July 15 
Amherst CollegeJuly 9 - July 22 
Stanford UniversityJune 25 - July 8
 
Stanford UniversityJuly 2 - July 15
 
University of ChicagoJuly 16 - July 29
 
Three Week SessionsDates                                
Amherst CollegeJune 25 - July 15
Amherst CollegeJuly 2 - July 22 
Stanford University
June 25 - July 15 
 

Anchor2017 Writer's Workshop (Grades 6 - 8 in September 2017)

One Week SessionDates                              
Stanford UniversityJuly 16 - July 22   

2017 Senior Program (Grades 9 - 12 in September 2017)

One Week SessionsDates                                
Amherst CollegeJune 25 - July 1
Amherst CollegeJuly 2 - July 8
Amherst CollegeJuly 9 - July 15

Amherst CollegeJuly 16 - July 22

Amherst CollegeJuly 23 - July 29
Stanford UniversityJune 25 - July 1

Stanford UniversityJuly 2 - July 8

Stanford UniversityJuly 9 - July 15

Stanford UniversityJuly 16 - July 22

University of ChicagoJuly 16 - July 22

University of ChicagoJuly 23 - July 29

Two Week SessionsDates                                
Amherst CollegeJune 25 - July 8
Amherst CollegeJuly 2 - July 15
Amherst CollegeJuly 9 - July 22   
Amherst CollegeJuly 16 - July 29    
Stanford UniversityJune 25 -July 8
         
Stanford UniversityJuly 2 - July 15
     
University of ChicagoJuly 16 - July 29
        
Three Week SessionsDates                                
Amherst CollegeJune 25 - July 15 
Amherst CollegeJuly 2 - July 22 
Amherst CollegeJuly 9 - July 29
Stanford UniversityJune 25 - July 15
  
Four Week SessionsDates                                
Amherst CollegeJune 25 - July 22  
Amherst CollegeJuly 2 -  July 29                              

Anchor2017 Writer's Workshop (Grades 9 - 12 in September 2017)

One Week SessionDates                              
Amherst CollegeJuly 23 - July 29
Stanford UniversityJuly 16 - July 22

2017 Beijing Program (Age 14 or Greater in 2017)

Two Week (Residential)Date                          
Stanford @Peking UnivJuly 6 - July 17
One Week Day ProgramDate                          
Stanford @Peking UnivJuly 9 - July 14

2017 Oxford Program (Age 14 or Greater in 2017)

Two Week SessionDate                          
Somerville CollegeJuly 16 - July 29  

2017 Literary Dublin (Age 14 or Greater in 2017)

One Week SessionDate                          
Trinity @Dublin, IrelandJuly 30 - August 5




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