Open to students completing grades 6, 7, & 8.
Residential Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, use of facilities, housing, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 meals on weekends), recreation access, activities and trips, and blanket and pillow.
Not included: Application fee, $70 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), classroom materials, course supplements, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, souvenirs, and personal spending money.
Day Student Tuition includes: Skills for Mind and Body Workshops, lunch in the O'Donovan Dining Commons Monday-Thursday, Friday trips, daily afternoon activity, and access to Village C Residence Hall lounges. Overnight stays are not permitted.
Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is recognized worldwide for excellence in International Relations, Politics, and Law. It is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 20 universities. Famous alumni include U.S. President Bill Clinton, actor Bradley Cooper, and the Crown Prince of Spain. With its ideal location in the beautiful and historic Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., Georgetown is the perfect setting for a middle school program.
At Jr. Discovery Georgetown, we help students completing grades 6, 7, and 8 (ages 12-14) prepare for their transition from adolescence to young adulthood. Our program combines interactive academic workshops, social and cultural activities, and athletics to give middle school students a fun and enriching summer experience.
Our innovative Skills for Mind and Body curriculum inspires independent thinking, creativity, personal growth, self-confidence, time management, and life skills. Our students live together on campus and experience the caring supervision and positive mentoring of an outstanding group of Resident Counselors.
During our 18 year partnership with Georgetown University, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of middle school students from the United States and all over the world. In the Jr. Discovery community, everyone is welcome and everyone belongs. Join us and create long-lasting friendships this summer.
Every day at Georgetown is unique, but here is a preview of what you can expect on campus:
7.30am Roll out of bed and head to O’Donovan Dining Hall where you can enjoy a bagel, eggs, fruit, and more on your way to class.
8.30am Meeting time. Hear about the day’s exciting activities, world news and sports highlights, and today’s weather.
9.00am Grab your notebook and pen (or your laptop) and don’t be late for your first Skills for the Mind workshop.
10.15am Morning Break. Grab a snack or say hi to your friends before heading to your next workshop.
10.45am Keep up the great work during your second Skills for the Mind workshop.
12.00pm Enjoy lunch with friends, relax in the lounge, and prepare for your afternoon Skills for the Body workshop.
3.00pm Head to the field, the gym, or the dance studio for your afternoon Skills for the Body workshop.
4.15pm Your summer, your way. Sign up for the activities you want to do. Choose from sports, arts & crafts, museums, and more.
6.00pm Dinner time. Enjoy the unlimited portions at O’Donovan Dining Hall. Georgetown has the coolest dining hall of any campus we’ve seen.
7.00pm IMAX Movies. Karaoke Night. Rock-n-Bowl. Major league sports. You will never forget the memories you make with your friends at Georgetown.
10.00pm Enjoy some snacks, watch a movie, or play ping pong in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends.
Jr. Discovery UCLA Interested in exploring the entertainment capital? Join us at UCLA this summer and participate in interactive workshops and exciting activities around Los Angeles.
Summer Discovery Georgetown Have an older sibling? High school students can join you on campus this summer and take enrichment classes in the nation’s capital.