The Experimentory

The Experimentory is a fantastic opportunity for students currently in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade to sample Deerfield Academy. The Experimentory is an innovative program that allows students to delve into project-based, creative learning and focuses on collaboration, communication, fostering creativity, building character, and developing how we look at the world.

The Experimentory also strives to provide our middle school students with a sample of the Deerfield Experience. The majority of our teachers and senior staff are Deerfield Academy faculty, and many of our classroom and dorm assistants are recent DA alums. The Experimentory is a great way to try boarding school life to decide if it is a good fit for you.

We absolutely can’t wait to welcome students back in person and on campus for the 2022 summer!  Explore the tabs above to learn more about the Experimentory experience, program details, and application process. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to our office using the contact information at the bottom of this page. 

E=MC2

Experimentory =
Maximize your
Creativity + Character

Hear from
our students

The Experimentory at Deerfield Academy is an amazing opportunity to innovate, grow, make friends and have fun . . . but don’t just take our word for it!

In this mix of videos and reflections, hear how seven past Experimentory students describe the projects, friendships, lessons, and fun they experienced during their summer at the Experimentory.

JORDAN BROWN

director of summer programs

PHONE
413-774-1498

MAIL
The Experimentory
at Deerfield Academy
PO Box 87
Deerfield, MA
01342

Find out more about our campus and area or get directions. If you will be in the area and would like to meet our Experimentory staff, email us at experimentory@deerfield.edu.

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Staff

  1. Jordan Brown

    Director of Summer Programs, Assistant Director of the CSGC
    Experimentory Summer Program, Center for Service/Global Citizenship, Summer Programs Office
  2. Caitlyn Welch

    Experimentory Program Coordinator
    Experimentory Summer Program, DASAC - Summer Arts Program, KIPP/STEP, Summer Programs Office