The Summer Session 2020 application is open and online. Be assured enrolling is risk-free, as described in this letter from the Director (March 16, 2020). 
Be sure to apply early and reserve your seat for the Best Summer Ever!
Checklist for Applying to Cushing Summer Session Programs

The Cushing Summer Session Office looks forward to receiving your application for one of our programs. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until all places are filled. To ensure a space in this summer’s program, your application should be completed as soon as possible.


1. The Application
  • Student Section: Please complete this section yourself and check off the academic program to which you are applying.
  • Parent Section: This section is for your parents so that we can get all the information we need to be in touch with them about your summer.
  • Personal Essay (optional): If you choose, please answer one of the three questions to help us get to know you better.
  • A recent photograph: Please include a recent photograph with your application

2. All applicable Enrollment Forms - due by May 15.
  • Transportation (required)
  • Medical (required)
  • Consent and Waiver of Liability (required)
  • Laundry Service (optional)
  • Saturday in Boston (optional)
  • Teacher Recommendations & Transcript Release (required for Excel & Connect Applicants only)

3. The $60 processing fee: The processing fee is paid by credit card when completing the online application.
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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.