BROOKS SUMMER SESSION
Think Winter Term — But Now!
“In this time when we are all physically apart, it is wonderful for the community to have an opportunity to connect, inspire and teach one another."
Chair of History Department Michele Musto
Students, are you looking for something fun to do to fill the long summer ahead? A way to spend time and connect with other Brooks students and with the Brooks community? Parents, are you hoping to find an educational opportunity for your child? Then our new program is perfect for you!
Brooks Summer Session is taught by Brooks teachers for Brooks students to earn Brooks credit:
Open to all Brooks students
July 13 - 31. Morning (9-11 a.m.) or afternoon (1-3 p.m.) classes
Virtually. Follow @brookssummersession on Instagram to see class activities.
To continue the Brooks experience this summer
Register below . . .
We have assembled an amazing group of courses beyond the traditional curriculum to help students process current events, explore their passions and connect with each other, all while earning Brooks credit.
- Black Culture Through Film
- Conversational Spanish (*See req.)
- History of Pandemics
- Holocaust Through Film
- Introduction to Game Theory
- Philosophy and Pop Culture /Introduction to Philosophy
- Plein Air Painting
- Problem Solving 101
- "Still Waters" Creative Writing
- The Photographic Sampler: Artists, Journalists and Engineers
- Voices of the Unheard: History of Protests in the United States
Course offerings are subject to sufficient enrollment to allow us to provide a rich educational experience for every student, so sign up here as soon as possible. Registration with payment is due July 12.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does each course cost?
$745, or $1,400 for two courses. Financial aid and/or scholarships are available. Do not let financial reasons prevent you from signing up! We will support any Brooks student who wishes to take a course. During registration you may choose to pay now or any time before July 12.
How long does Brooks Summer Session run?
Three weeks, from July 13 through July 31.
Who can take a Brooks Summer Session course?
Any Brooks student, rising third-formers (Grade 9) through sixth-formers (Grade 12) — including new students who have recently enrolled for the 2020-2021 academic year.
How much Brooks credit does each course earn?
1 minor credit. (Brooks' Student Handbook details students' expected course load and credit requirements).
Who teaches Brooks Summer Session?
Brooks Faculty. You can find detailed information about each teacher and the classes they typically lead at Brooks in our Faculty & Staff Directory.
How many courses can I take?
We will be offering courses in a morning or afternoon schedule, so you can take one or up to two summer session courses.
How will the courses be graded?
Students can opt to be graded numerically or Pass/Fail.
What rules apply during the summer?
All Brooks' Student Handbook rules of student conduct and academic integrity apply to Brooks Summer Session.
Have more questions?
Feel free to reach out to Brooks Summer Session Coordinator and Chair of History Department Michele Musto. Thanks!