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Questions and answers specific to CTY Summer Programs

Can I submit my child’s medical forms from school or another camp instead of completing the CTY Medical Form?
Every student attending CTY Summer Programs must have a CTY Medical Form completed annually and signed by a physician. The form is completed online via the ...
Tue, Jul 6, 2021 at 9:38 AM
Can my child attend religious services while attending CTY Summer Programs?
We welcome students of all religious beliefs, and provide opportunities for interested students at all CTY summer sites to attend worship services on or off...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 8:55 AM
Do all CTY summer sites have air conditioning?
Many of the classrooms CTY uses on site are air conditioned and, to a lesser extent, so are the dorm rooms. For questions about air conditioning at a specif...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 8:58 AM
Do CTY Summer Programs students ever have time for fun? What do they do on the weekends?
In addition to their engaging classes, all CTY summer students participate in scheduled activities and enjoy a vibrant social atmosphere.   Students atten...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 9:14 AM
Are students expected to bring laptops or tablets for their academic work while taking a CTY Summer Programs course?
No, except as noted in course descriptions. If needed, instructors take students to a computer lab on campus to complete specific assignments. Students are ...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 9:18 AM
Will my child receive school credit for completing a CTY Summer Programs course?
CTY does not offer credit for its courses, but schools may grant credit for a CTY course based upon their own criteria. The process of requesting credit and...
Tue, Jul 6, 2021 at 9:40 AM
Summer programs room assignments and roommate requests
We assign students to rooms according to age and course. Whenever possible, roommates—and the hall as a whole—are similar in age and academic interest.  ...
Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 11:51 AM
How do students traveling without an adult get to the site? Who will meet them at the airport or train station?
All CTY sites offer shuttle service from specific area airports and/or train stations to the site. Available times and logistics vary between sites, so plea...
Tue, Jul 6, 2021 at 9:43 AM
How much coursework will be expected of my child during the summer?
CTY students typically spend 5.5 hours a day, five days a week, in class. Our students enjoy academic challenge, and we design our coursework to engage and ...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 9:39 AM
How much should we expect to pay for textbooks and other class supplies?
The cost for textbooks is included in tuition. You will receive a list of required course materials on arrival day. To minimize expenses, bring basic school...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 9:41 AM