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Summer Programs for the Community

Summer Programs at Lake Forest College have something for everyone…

For-Credit Programs for All Ages

Summer Session (our academic courses)

Non-Credit Programs for Adults

Writing By The Lake

We offer you the chance to learn essential techniques and experiment with cutting-edge forms, all in a comfortable setting. You’ll connect with other writers from the community, and our faculty will provide individual advice and mentorship for your work. 

Programs for Teens and Children

Writing and Thinking Workshop (high school)

Affiliated with Bard College, this program lets you join a creative community of young writers who share a commitment to the work and fun of writing together in our residential summer program for high school students.

Technology and Sports Camps (many ages)

Our popular children’s camps fill quickly. Don’t miss out.