Hun Summer Session

summer session

The Hun Summer Session is a challenging and fun learning environment where students can earn credit, prepare and review coursework for the upcoming year, or simply improve the academic skills and knowledge. Students can sign up for a full credit course, one or two enrichment courses, or a humanities intensive course. 

Our campus is minutes away from downtown Princeton, less than one hour from New York City and Philadelphia. Apply early, because spots fill quickly!

International Students
Join us in Princeton, New Jersey, for three weeks of academic instruction, daily interaction with peers from all over the world, afternoon activities, weekend trips, and fun! The daily schedule includes instruction, meals, and activities. Weekends offer off-campus trips to iconic American sites and cities. 

High School Credit Courses in New Jersey

High school credit courses run for six weeks and are equivalent to a full school year of curriculum. Students in credit math and science will study with a certified teacher and complete 120 classroom hours in their respective subject. Classes meet from 8:00 - 12:20 p.m., Monday through Friday, and run a few days longer than Enrichment Courses.  

 

daily schedule  

8:00 a.m.

Period 1

10:00 a.m.

house snack break

 

10:20 a.m.

period 2

 

12:20 p.m.

lunch

1:00 p.m. period 3 enrichment or tutoring

Summer Programs Guide 2019

Available Credit Courses

High School Credit Courses Offered (8:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m.)

  • Credit Geometry
  • Credit Geometry Honors
  • Credit Algebra II
  • Credit Algebra II Honors
  • Credit Pre-Calculus
  • Credit Pre-Calculus Honors
  • Credit Chemistry*
  • Credit Chemistry Honors*
  • Credit Physics Honors*
  • Public Speaking and Debate (Hun School Credit) Period 3 

*Credit science courses have labs from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Mondays

Enrichment Courses

Three-week enrichment courses are intended to introduce students to coursework they will pursue in the upcoming academic year and review material from the preceding course. Class sizes are limited to twelve students. “I/II” denotes Part I and Part II of the course, which can be taken separately or one after another. Classes meet two hours per day, Monday through Friday.

Available Enrichment Courses

Enrichment Courses, Period 1 (8:00-10:00 a.m.)

  • SAT and ACT Math/Science Prep 
  • SSAT Prep and Study Skills 
  • Geometry Fundamentals: Coordinate (I) and Analytical (II)
  • Algebra II Fundamentals: Numerical (I) and Graphical (II)**
  • Chemistry Fundamentals: Food (I) and Forensics (II)
  • Physics Fundamentals: Mechanics (I) and Circuits (II) 
  • Middle School Creative Writing (I/II)
  • Middle School Pre-Algebra (I/II)
  • ESL: American Culture and Language Institute (Session II only) (Ages 12+)
  • Middle School Art and Math Skills Camp (Ages 10-13)*
  • Handwork Fiber Arts Skills Camp (Session II only) (Ages 5-12)*
  • Firefly Tennis Skills Camp (Ages 7-12)*

Enrichment Courses, Period 2 (10:20-12:20 p.m.)

  • SAT and ACT Verbal Prep 
  • Algebra I Fundamentals: Linear (I) and Quadratic (II)**
  • Creative Writing: Short Stories (I) and Screenwriting (II) 
  • Pre-Calculus Fundamentals: Trigonometry (I) and Non-Algebraic Functions (II)
  • Biology Fundamentals: Organisms (I) and Nature (II) 
  • Middle School Book Club  (I/II)
  • Middle School Science (I/II)
  • ESL: American Culture and Language Institute (Session II only) (Ages 12+)
  • Handwork Fiber Arts Skills Camp (Session II only) (Ages 5-12)*
  • Firefly Tennis Skills Camp (Ages 7-12)*

Enrichment Courses, Period 3 (1:00-3:00 p.m.)

  • Expository and Analytical Essay Writing (I/II)
  • College Essay Writing
  • Public Speaking and Debate (Hun School Credit) 
  • Tutoring: Math and Science
  • ESL: American Culture and Language Institute (Session II only) (Ages 12+)
  • Handwork Fashion and Machine Sewing Skills Camp (Session II only, 1:00-5:00pm) (Ages 5-12)*
  • Firefly Tennis Skills Camp (Ages 7-12)*

*One week skills camps run by our friends at Handwork Studio and Firefly Tennis. 
**Part I is a prerequisite to Part II