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Summer Opportunities Abound

February is traditionally the month when parents begin looking for summer opportunities for their children. While The Bertram Group does not focus on traditional summer camps, we are a resource for identifying academic enrichment and leadership programs that are offered by boarding schools and colleges during summer months. These programs are often a microcosm of the boarding school experience—offering academic classes, followed by afternoon sports, and the fun of becoming part of a dorm community. Many students find such experiences a valuable way to try out boarding school life.

On our trip to China last fall, we discovered an exciting summer program that attracts students from the United States and around the globe. We met with Yale and Harvard Business School graduate Agnes Kong, who has created the Young Leaders of Tomorrow summer program in Hong Kong. The program is designed to help students cultivate self-awareness, a service mindset, and build the skill needed to be a leader in future endeavors.

Here in the United States, our candidates have also reported having wonderful experiences at the Great Books Summer Program, which gathers students on prestigious college campuses to explore classic literature.

These are two of many exciting opportunities for students to develop themselves in the summer months. Contact us to learn about more.