Open House Events

There's no better way to picture yourself as a future Penguin than to dive right in!
Register today for one of our 2018 Open House events:

Monday, Nov. 12
Saturday, Dec.1
Additional Information
  • Cushing
June 30 - August 2
Check back soon for more information on how you can apply for Summer Session 2019. In the meantime, if you have questions or would like more information about our 2019 summer program, please contact us: summersession@cushing.org
Student Life


This may be your first time living in a communal residence hall, or you may be a pro. Either way, there’s plenty to learn about life at Cushing’s Summer Session.

Classes are just a part of your life at Cushing Academy during the Summer Session. We firmly believe that a well rounded summer school experience should allow time for play as well as for work, and we continue to maintain a healthy balance between the two.

On weekends, we offer a host of activities to appeal to every interest. For the adventurous, we organize whale watching excursions, hiking expeditions, and white-water rafting trips. For the more culturally oriented, we offer trips to museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, and to concerts such as those put on by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Of course, students do not have to leave campus to have fun on the weekend. Concerts, outdoor movies on the football field, ice skating in our superb ice arena, dances, and the Student Center offer those students who want to stay on campus a wide array of activities and events.

Find out more by visiting:

Residential Life - all the details, and then some.

Students & Faculty - more about who you’ll be living and studying with

Special Events & Excursions - news about the exciting activities
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Cushing Academy Summer Session

39 School Street
Ashburnham, MA 01430-8000

Tel: 978.827.7700
Fax: 978.827.7087

Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.