Summer Academy

Summer Academy

Earn college credit while studying the ideas that shape the world from industry leaders in New York City.

Learn from New York City’s Best at Summer Academy Online

Are you a high school student looking for something to do this summer that isn’t cancelled? Join us virtually for a week — or two! — to study big ideas, connect with other talented peers, and learn from professionals and industry leaders in New York City. For a highly discounted rate, enjoy an engaging week exploring some of the City’s most influential fields from a biblical worldview. Choose from one of four tracks to dive deeper into fields like journalism, economics, philosophy, and finance. Your stellar track leaders are adapting their content, inviting new guests, and planning more interactive sessions that can all be experienced remotely while earning you one college credit.

Areas of Study

Summer Academy 2020 will run as two separate weeks, each featuring several tracks.

Week 1
Week 2

How to Register

Summer Academy 2020 is open to high school students who are currently sophomores, juniors or seniors in the 2019-20 school year.

Eligibility

Summer Academy 2020 is open to high school students who are currently sophomores, juniors or seniors in the 2019-20 school year.

Summer Academy 2020 is open to high school students who are currently sophomores, juniors or seniors in the 2019-20 school year.

Pricing

Participate in one week: $200

Participate in both weeks: $350

Enrollment fee is due by July 1st, 2020

The cost of the week covers all lectures, and (1) academic credit. Please email summeracademy@tkc.edu for more information.

Participate in one week: $200

Participate in both weeks: $350

Enrollment fee is due by July 1st, 2020

The cost of the week covers all lectures, and (1) academic credit. Please email summeracademy@tkc.edu for more information.

Application and Payment

Upon acceptance, secure your spot by submitting your Summer Academy Enrollment Fee of $200.

You will receive the payment link information via email once you’ve been accepted into the program. Your application and full payment is due by July 1, 2020.

Upon acceptance, secure your spot by submitting your Summer Academy Enrollment Fee of $200.

You will receive the payment link information via email once you’ve been accepted into the program. Your application and full payment is due by July 1, 2020.

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Track Leaders

Kimberly Reeve

Kimberly Reeve

Faith and Finance Track Leader
Clemente Lisi

Clemente Lisi

Sports Journalism Track Leader
Paul Glader

Paul Glader

Arts & Culture Reporting Track Leader

Program Details

Acceptance Requirements

To be eligible to attend Summer Academy, a student must be a sophomore, junior, or senior in the 2019-2020 school year. Students who apply should be interested in journalism, business, economics, politics, government, or leadership. They should also be academically oriented, as the program will consist of lecture, discussion, and activities that are geared toward high-achieving high school students. GPA is factored as a part of the application process.

Students will be considered for the program based on the strength of their application, and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

To be eligible for Early Action, we must receive your application by January 31, 2020. Applications for regular registration will be accepted on a rolling basis, so apply early and hear back from us sooner!

Student Expectations

Our community thrives on independence and mutual respect, so students will be encouraged to interact with integrity and character. We will send a full code of conduct before the session begins for students and their parents to sign.

Students at the Academy will have the chance to interact with King’s professors, other experts in their field, and current students from King’s throughout their time at the Academy, during mealtimes and activities, as well as in the classroom.

Code of Conduct
Online FAQs

Q: How will the classes work?
A: Professors will give lectures, facilitate discussion, and interact with the students real-time using online conferencing software.

Q: How do I access my Summer Academy Online Classes?
A: An information packet will be sent out to you once you have paid the enrollment fee with login information and instructions on accessing your course!

Q: Will the lectures be recorded or given live?
A: The lectures will be given live–please see our summer academy schedules for details about when the program will take place over the course of the week!

Contact Information

Ask us anything.

Email: summeracademy@tkc.edu

Phone: 212-659-7293