College Prep Institute


7:30 am - 8:45 am
Breakfast *boarding students only

9:00 am - 11:30 am
Morning classes

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Afternoon classes

Boarders only

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Afternoon activities

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Supervised study hall

10:30 pm
/quiet hours begin

11:00 pm
Lights out

For day and boarding students entering grades 9-12

4 Weeks of College Prep Institute: July 8-August 2, 2019
(boarders arrive July 7 and depart August 3)

Tuition for each course: $750
Seven-day boarding for four weeks: $3500

Many of our college prep courses are also offered in Wyoming Seminary’s full-year curriculum. For courses that carry Wyoming Seminary credit, the number of applicable credits is noted within the course description.

Due to the accelerated learning pace of summer school, students are required to attend all scheduled classes in order to receive course credits.

Upon acceptance, either an enrollment deposit or full payment will be required. The cost of books are included in the above course fees.

Additional boarding expenses:
• Students may bring bed linens from home or they may purchase school linens for $125.
• Medical Insurance: $200 (for international students only)
• Dorm room key deposit: $100 (refundable to student if key is returned at end of session)
• Refund policy: refunds (total payment minus enrollment deposits, application and registration fees) will be granted until two weeks prior to the beginning of any program.


Learn More and Apply

Course Offerings

Day students may register for a morning or afternoon course, or both. Boarding students must register for both a morning and afternoon course.

Morning Sessions
Health Education
.333 credit – Offered AM (9:00-11:30)

The course takes a contemporary approach to realistic needs in the areas of human sexuality, human development, drug, alcohol and tobacco education, nutrition and stress management.

The Creation of Music
.333 credit – Offered AM (9:00-11:30)

Through the study of the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic elements of music, this course will emphasize the development of music structures and the analysis of form. Included in the syllabus will be a chronological survey of musical styles. Students will experience how composers work the elements of composition. (Participants should have completed the tenth grade.)

The Bible and Western Culture
.333 credit – Offered AM (9:00-11:30)

An introduction to the literature, history, ideas and personalities of both the Old and New Testaments, as well as practical experience in the varying interpretive approaches to reading the Bible. Participants should have completed the ninth grade.

Afternoon Sessions

Public Speaking
.333 credit – Offered PM (12:30-3:00)

An introduction to the principles of speaking that covers the social, physical and ethical aspects of speech. Topics will include listening skills, body language, logic and the impromptu speech. You’ll prepare demonstrations, introductions and “cause” speeches in a supportive classroom environment.

The Discovery of Art
.333 credit – Offered PM (12:30-3:00)

Art is a universal language through which ideas are communicated across cultural barriers. This course will examine the basic foundations of the elements of art in conjunction with an overview of artistic actions and reactions of stylistic developments. Assigned research projects and class presentations are part of the daily lessons. (Participants should have completed the tenth grade.)

How to Apply

Current Wyoming Seminary students still need to submit a registration for College Prep Institute. Talking with an advisor during the course selection process does not automatically enroll students in summer college prep courses. 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS for students who do not attend wyoming Seminary

In addition to your application, supporting documentation is required for students who do not attend Wyoming Seminary. Please submit the additional forms below in order to complete your application.

• Boarders must submit TWO classroom teacher recommendations and day students must submit ONE: online form or print and mail

Transcript: please provide a copy of your most recent school transcript/grade report. You may send these forms via the options below:


Fax: (570) 270-2198

Mail: Wyoming Seminary
Summer at Sem
201 N. Sprague Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704 U.S.A.


After acceptance, enrollment forms must be submitted in a timely manner. You must log in to our secure portal to complete the electronic forms. A username and password will be emailed to you and then you may begin the process. Once you have your login credentials, go to MySem.



After enrollment, boarders will need to indicate their travel plans for arriving and departing campus. After completing the travel registration form please browse the boarder handbook.

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Gayle Sekel
Director of Summer
Nick Fritz
Associate Director of Summer
Katie Michaels
Admissions Associate for Creative Arts

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