Upper School (9–12)

History

Hidden History in the District of Columbia MINI-COURSE

Grades 7-11
This week-long summer course is designed to appeal to middle and early high school aged students with an interest in history.  Each day we will visit out-of-the-way historical sites in the DC area and learn about their historical and/or cultural significance. We will utilize these historical sites as jumping off points for authentic instruction about the history of our nation. Travel will be provided and lunch will either be at STA or at historical sites bring own lunch
June 21 - June 24
8:00am - 1:00pm
$400
Daily Schedule:
8:00 - meet
8:15 - departure
noon - return to STA for lunch
12:30-1:00pm - intro to next day’s sites
1:00pm - dismissal

Humanities Skills Development MINI-COURSE

Exclusively for rising 10th grade STA Students contacted by the History Department
The Humanities Skills course is a 2-week summer course to help support students in humanities reading and writing skills as they transition to sophomore year. This course will provide a preview of the Modern World History content and students will receive targeted support on the following skills: reading comprehension for both secondary and primary sources, writing identifications, and developing analytical writing skills. This class is exclusively for St. Albans students entering 10th grade in Fall 2022, who were recommended; other STA boys interested, contact the History Department Chair.
Session 1: June 21 - July 1
9:00am - 12:00pm
$600
Session 2: June 21 - July 1
12:45 - 3:45pm
$600
Located in Washington, D.C., St. Albans Summer Programs – a combined summer camp and summer school for area and out-of-town boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 12 – provides half- and full-day academic and art classes and athletic camps for football, golf, rowing, swimming, and tennis at state-of-the-art athletic facilities.