Summer programs


Now available online

These Objectives for Campers Aim to Carry Out This Mission:

  • To participate in the arts as a means of self expression.
  • To develop and refine technical skills to serve this expression.
  • To build a sense of positive affiliation with a community of fellow artists/learners.
  • To develop a sense of responsibility for the goals of one’s artistic expression.
  • To develop social awareness of and responsibility for the role of the arts in society.


Returning in 2021

The Experimentory at Deerfield Academy is a summer program that inspires creativity, fosters character, and challenges thinking while providing a Deerfield Academy experience.

Join fellow academic explorers in 7th, 8th, and 9th grade from across the country and around the world to maximize your creativity, character, and summer


Returning in 2021

The KIPP STEP Summer Program at Deerfield Academy  provides a unique opportunity for selected rising eighth graders (current seventh graders) from middle schools in western Massachusetts and KIPP middle schools around the nation to experience the academic rigor and lifestyle of a top boarding school. The program’s emphasis on science and ELA will develop students’ skills in research, writing, presentation, discussion, studying, time management, and critical thinking — skills necessary to find success in the most challenging academic environments.