Summer Session Overview

Summer Session Overview

Welcome to Cushing Summer Session! Our summer program is filled with countless opportunities for you to grow as a young adult, create new friendships, and make memories that you will never forget.

Cushing Summer Session 2023

Academic and Enrichment Programs for Ages 11-18

3-week Session:  July 2 - July 22, 2023
5-week Session:  July 2 - August 4, 2023



The Boarding School Experience

Live and Learn at Cushing Academy This Summer

Summer Session is a time for you to reinvent yourself both academically and socially through your own personalized selection of courses and activities. Our boarding school environment offers an experience unlike any other, as you'll create new friendships with students from all over the world. 

Flickr album: Summer Session ’22 Recap | Height: 500px | Theme: Columns | Skin: Default Skin

For more pictures of our Summer Session, check out our Flickr collection!




Five Promises

Students are at the center of everything we do. To support you, we make five promises as part of this program. During Summer Session, you will:

  • Live and learn in a close-knit community;
  • Participate in supportive learning that promotes success;
  • Gain confidence and skills to prepare you for your future;
  • Join in exciting activities designed to foster life-long friendships;
  • Be welcomed as a valued member of the Cushing family.



Attend a Virtual Information Session!

A great way to learn more about Cushing Summer Session is to join us for a virtual info session. You'll have a chance to meet Summer Session administrators and staff, learn more about the program, and ask questions.

Sign up for an upcoming session below, or view a recording of previous info sessions.

Register for Information Session



Learn More About Summer Session

We can't wait to show you everything we have to offer. The following sections will help you get a full understanding of the opportunities (and fun!) available to you this summer at Cushing Summer Session:




2023 Summer Session Viewbook + Course Catalog

Our 2023 Viewbook + Course Catalog contains complete course listings and program information. Check it out below:




Questions? Connect With Our Director

Our Director of Summer Programs, Bob Macioci, would love to connect with you! Send him an email at [email protected] or call (978) 827-7700. 

 Bob Macioci
 Director of Summer Programs       

 Cushing Academy Summer Session
 39 School Street
 Ashburnham, MA 01430   

 Phone: (978) 827-7700
 Fax: (978) 827-7087
 [email protected]




Interested in teaching at Summer Session? See the Master Teacher and Staff/Teaching Fellow opportunities on our Employment page.