Welcome to Vermont Summer Academy

Vermont Summer Academy at Green Mountain College (GMC) is a co-ed academic program for rising 8th through 12th-grade students from around the globe. Located in Poultney, Vermont, GMC provides a wonderful backdrop to students looking for an amazing summer of transformative academic and personal growth. There is nothing like experiencing the academic environment at Green Mountain College. That is why Sierra magazine has ranked GMC a “coolest school” and GMC received a perfect “99” green rating in the 2014 edition of The Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges.

  • Session 1: July 12 - July 25
  • Session 2: July 26 - August 8

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Academic Immersion

Students have the opportunity to study one course in depth. We call that their Major. In addition to the studies associated with their major, students will also get to choose classes from our list of electives. Our electives are designed to be short, fun introductions to interesting academic pursuits.

We have gone to great lengths to ensure each class is fun, rewarding, intensive and hands-on … in short, awesome.

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Super Saturday

Super Saturday is one of the most popular features of VSA and one of the things that sets us apart from any other summer program.

Beyond the Classroom

At VSA the world is our classroom. From the outdoor amphitheatre to walks along the river, to sitting by the campfire, to sleeping under the stars, to sharing computer labs with other classes and comparing lab data, we weave our studies in and out of the real world, to provide real learning beyond the classroom.

Enrollment Details

Enrollment is open to rising 8th through 12th-grade students from around the globe.