Summer Enrichment Program at Foxcroft Academy, Foxcroft-Dover, Maine


Put yourself in the ultimate learning environment full of culture and outdooradventures this summer! Learn English, have fun, and experience Maine – “the way life should be!”

The 3-week Summer Enrichment Program at Foxcroft Academy has something for everyone. We will hike on the Appalachian Trail, explore Acadia National Park, and enjoy the shores of our very own Sebec Lake. Abundant blueberries and loads of lobster will highlight the dining experience of Maine and your time at the Foxcroft Academy!

Our School

Established in 1823, Foxcroft Academy is an independent day and boarding high school. FA’s student body comprises approximately 350 local day students and 100 boarding students hailing from 12 nations. The Academy’s extensive standsbased curriculum includes 10 accredited AP courses, 21 Visual and Performing Arts courses, 24 offerings in Technical Education, 5 World Language programs, and 10 Computer Science options. Foxcroft Academy’s 21 varsity athletic teams have combined to win 17 state titles.

Life at Foxcroft Academy

Student from all around the world have called Foxcroft Academy home and now we want to share that experience with you. Our dedicated faculty and staff will engage you in a style of learning that will have you coming out of your seat; our residential life staff will keep you busy around the clock with activities and trips to enhance your American and Foxcroft Academy experience. Student will reside on campus complete with the necessary amenities:

- Campus-wide WiFi

- Free laundry facilities

- 1st Class residence halls with A/C

Students will be equipped with an iPad for their learning experience here at Foxcroft Academy and will work with our diverse and seasoned faculty. Students will be engaged with hands-on minds-on learning during the classroom time.

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Music Enrichment Program 2016 (dates for 2017 not known yet)

Musical, Character and Leadership Enrichment Programming for Youth Ages 13-18

Students will be absorbed into a daily program of projectbased learning, and a well blended schedule of cultural and musical lessons and weekly performances. Students will be given the opportunity to explore their leadership styles and abilities; hone their musical skills while improving their English language skills through a choice of four program units. Students will focus on the five core areas listed below to weave together a true experiential learning opportunity that will prepare the student for future success in music and life performance!

Academic options could include enrichment programs in the following areas: - Music Video Production, Jazz Ensemble, Rock Band, Classical, String Ensemble, African Drumming, Ear Training, and more!

Summer Enrichment Program 2017 (dates for 2017 not known yet)

Participants of the Summer Enrichment Program at Foxcroft Academy will have ample opportunities to:

  • Improve their English language skills through course work and outdoor experiential learning
  • Experience American culture in a caring, supportive environment;
  • Take on real-life leadership challenges;
  • Earn 2 Foxcroft Academy credits
  • The best advantage…participation in the summer enrichment program will provide you with priority review for the next enrollment period at Foxcroft Academy!!!

Students from both programmes will participate in a three-day rotating schedule for seven cycles, and every 3rd or 4th day, students will go to rural Maine. Maine experiences could include enrichment programs in the following areas: - Whitewater rafting, amusement parks, Maine University visits, Acadia National Park, lobster fishing, sea kayaking, sunset cruise on Moosehead Lake and much more!!!

The Program is affordable

Both 3-week programmes ares intense, experiential and most importantly affordable. The Summer Enrichment Program is a three week program. Acceptance is guaranteed for the first 80 participants. Upon receipt of acceptance, confirmed by acceptance letter, an initial deposit of US$ 1,500 is due within 14 days. Students should bring spending money for some meals and souvenirs or buying personal items. Students should also bring appropriate shoes for hiking, swimwear and be prepared for a variety of activities.

Cost for the programs:

In 2016, the cost was US$ 2,500 for 3 weeks

Including room and board, local cultural trips and airport transportation. Insurance is required for the program and can be provided for US$ 120

More information on the school, check out the page on the Foxcroft Academy on this web site.