Beloit College Summer Fields and Center for Language Studies

Sponsor: Beloit College, Office of Summer Programs, Box 218, 700 College St., Beloit, WI 53511
Phone: (608) 363-2393 Fax: (608) 363-7129
contact person: Dan Perusich, Director of Summer Programs
age/grade level: Rising Juniors and Seniors in High School
type (day/overnight/other): Residential Overnight
length of program: 3-8 weeks
cost: Summer Fields $3,200; Center for Language Studies  $3,797 (4 week)  $7,594 (8 week)
financial aid?: Yes

Notes: Summer Fields is a for-credit residential summer program for high-achieving rising high school juniors and seniors. It is a hands-on immersion into the liberal arts and sciences for students who seek to engage in their studies and apply their intellect and passion out in the world. For three weeks, students pursue rigorous academic study around one theme while living on campus with other high school students in the program. The 2013 program runs from July 8 – July 27. Students earn 4 semester hours of college credit.

Summer 2013 Courses:

  • All About Apes
  • Creative Writing Workshop:  Fish, Fowl, Flood, Water Lily, Mud: Water in the Literary Imagination
  • Introduction to Drawing and Design
  • Why Museums Matter

The Center for Language Studies (CLS) offers intensive language programs in Japanese, Arabic, Chinese and Russian.  High-achieving high school students are encouraged to apply.  Students earn 6-12 semester hours of college credit.  The 8 week program runs from June 15 to August 9.  Session 1 is from June 15 to July 12 and Session II is from July 14 to August 9.  Scholarships available.