Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

Summer Academy Online Series

Online for High School Students Aged 15–18

St. John’s offers two great options for high school students: our on-campus Summer Academy program and our Summer Academy Online Series. The Online Series is ideal for students aged 15–18 who seek intellectual challenges from anywhere in the world!

The Summer Academy Online Series offers real St. John’s College seminars led by our full-time faculty. Here, you can expect small seminars where you engage in vigorous discussions with other students who love great books, new ideas, and deep conversation—just like you.


June 19–23: Plato’s Dialogues: Excerpts from the Meno, the Apology, and the Republic

June 26–30: Shakespeare’s As You Like It and Select Sonnets

July 31–August 4: Speeches on American Democracy: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King Jr.

August 7–11: Poetry by American Women: Emily Dickinson, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Rita Dove