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Putney School Summer

Our program is for high school students, rising freshmen to rising seniors. You are eligible if, during this school year, you are in 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade. Students who are homeschooled or in ungraded programs are welcome. You can expect students here to be between ages 14 to 17.

You must also, through your application, show us that you are excited about spending three or six weeks focused on the arts, and that you expect to work hard. As one student put it: Putney is easy-going and relaxed but at the same time rigorous and demanding.

Arts workshops:
Visual Arts - animation, ceramics, drawing, filmmaking, glass arts, jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wearable arts, weaving
Performing Arts - theater, modern dance, audio art, chamber music, music composition, songwriting, vocal ensemble
Students work with professional artists, dancers, actors and musicians in intensive workshops and studios.

Creative Writing workshops:
Fiction Writing, Poetry Writing, Playwriting, Writing Intensive
Creative writing students work with authors to create, critique and publish poems, short stories and plays.

Farm Program
Learn sustainable agriculture on The Putney School's working farm, with a dairy herd, small animals (pigs, sheep, turkeys, chickens), vegetable gardens plus horsemanship.

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  • Street: 418 Houghton Brook Road
  • City: Putney
  • State: VT
  • Postcode: 05301
  • Country: United States


  • Telephone: (802) 387-6297
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