Summer in Farmington, summer leadership programs for girls

Summer Leadership Programs for Girls

Summer in Farmington

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The Summer in Farmington programs offer girls an opportunity to live on campus for one week or more, learning and collaborating with their peers in an environment that supports their development as future leaders. 

In our inclusive and supportive environment, middle and high school girls are given individualized attention by world class faculty. Joining us in Farmington, Connecticut, on Miss Porter’s School’s beautiful campus, girls will be inspired to let their curiosity and confidence soar as they connect with each other while learning to lead, collaborate, and become informed, bold, resourceful, ethical global citizens.

Summer Programs for Middle Schoolers

Our summer programs for middle schoolers are designed to provide girls entering grades 6 through 9 the opportunity to experience Porter’s residential community while learning lifelong leadership skills from the leader in girls’ education. 

Girls thrive in our supportive, collaborative environment where curiosity and confidence blossom. They complete their programs with a greater understanding of all they can accomplish as informed, bold, resourceful, ethical global citizens.

The summer program for middle schoolers offers two sessions a week for three weeks running July 9 - 29, 2023.

Check out the available sessions!
girls participating in a summer program for middle schoolers

Programs fill on a first-come, first-served basis. ​A deposit payment must be made to reserve a space at the time of registration in a program by check or credit card. All payments made after June 15 are non-refundable. Limited scholarships are available. Please apply here for scholarships.

The TOEFL and English language proficiency are required for international students.

For more information, please contact Lauren Bahre ’09, director of middle school summer programs, at lbahre@missporters.org or 860-409-3679.

July 9 - 15, 2023

July 16 - 22, 2023

July 23 - 29, 2023

Available Add-on Services

girls walking at a summer program for high schoolers

Summer Programs for High Schoolers

Our summer programs for high school students is an opportunity for girls to explore their roles as activists, innovators and leaders. 

Do you feel passionate about making a change in your community or the world? Then join us for one, two, or three weeks on the beautiful campus at Miss Porter’s School as a boarding or day student. Explore pressing global issues in the region through exciting field trips, meeting and learning from experts, and participating in fun, inspiring, hands-on learning and projects.

The summer program for high schoolers offers three week-long sessions running from July 9 - 29, 2023. Students are encouraged to enroll in all three weeks.

Check out the available sessions!

Throughout each week, you will work collaboratively with your peers on an action-oriented project using design thinking while developing skills in critical thinking, communication, creativity, civic responsibility, self-confidence and leadership. Our fully immersive program is uniquely designed to take you out of the classroom and into the world, while learning, making new friends, and developing key 21st century skills. 

Programs fill on a first-come, first-serve basis. A deposit payment must be made to reserve a space at the time of registration in a program by credit card. All payments made after June 15 are non-refundable. For more information please contact Lesley Skenderian, director of high school summer programs, at lskenderian@missporters.org or 860-839-9444.

July 9 - 15, 2023

July 16 - 22, 2023

July 23 - 29, 2023

Available Add-on Services

Sample Schedule

sample schedule of a summer program for high schoolers at PCGL