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New - Great Books is on Two Amazing California Campuses this Summer!

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On the Campus of Pepperdine University  

One and Two-Week Programs: 

June 26 - July 2

July 3 - July 9 - Writer's Workshop

On the Campus of Stanford University 

One and Two-Week Programs: 

July 10 - July 16

July 17 - July 23

Great Books is excited to once again bring our summer program to California in 2022.  Whether you choose to join us at Pepperdine or Stanford, students will enjoy world-class academics and fun led by our distinguished faculty and amazing staff. Day and overnight programs available!

Great Books & Writer's Workshop at Pepperdine

One and Two-Week Programs: 

June 26 - July 2

July 3 - July 9 - Writer's Workshop

Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, Pepperdine University's Malibu campus commands a majestic view of the Pacific Ocean. The winding seashore, the rugged beauty of Malibu Canyon, and the clean ocean air enhance the towering campus location.

Choose a one-week Great Books Seminar and Discussion program, a one-week Writer’s Workshop or stay for both! Select our Intermediate day or residential program for rising Grades 6-8.  Select our senior residential program for rising Grades 9-12.

Tuition and Fees

  • One-week Tuition: $2695
  • Two-week Tuition: $5390

Materials & Events fees of $225 for one week and $475 for two. All on-campus programs have a registration fee of $250.

Great Books at Stanford

One and Two-Week Programs: 

July 10 - July 16

July 17 - July 23 

Stanford University’s 8.000-acre campus is one of the most beautiful in the country. Stanford University opened its doors in 1891 and has been one of the most highly-regarded American universities since. The second campus to welcome Great Books Summer Program, we have well over a decade of memories on this campus! 

Join us for one week or stay for both weeks of Great Books Seminar and Discussion program! Select our Intermediate day or residential program for rising Grades 6-8.  Select our senior residential program for rising Grades 9-12.

Tuition and Fees

  • One-week Residential Tuition: $2995
  • Two-week Residential Tuition: $5990
  • Day Program Tuition: $2195 per week

Materials & Events fees of $225 for one week and $475 for two. All on-campus programs have a registration fee of $250.

Join us for the summer of a lifetime with Great Books in California!


A Typical Day On-Campus

8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:45 a.m.Poetry Cup & Camp Meeting
9:15 a.m.Seminar One: Shakespeare's Hamlet
10:00 a.m.Snack Break
10:15 a.m.Seminar Two: Langston Hughes' poems
11:15 a.m.Discussion Groups
12:15 p.m.Lunch
1:00 p.m.Literature Elective (i.e. Hurston, Kafka, Plato, etc.)
2:00 p.m.Applied Arts Elective (Art, Music, Theatre, and Creative Writing)
4:00 p.m.Free Time (field games, swimming, etc.)
5:30 p.m.Dinner
6:15 p.m.Reading Time
7:00 p.m.Scavenger Hunt
8:00 p.m.Trivia Night
10:00 p.m.Pod Reading
11:00 p.m.Lights Out

Add More Literary Adventure:

You can add one or more of our online classes to your on-campus program. Just tell us the weeks you would like to attend. We also have on-campus programs at Amherst College and Haverford College, 

Learn More:

Need help choosing a sesson or campus, we're here to help!  Please call or text 203-612-9470, or email info@greatbookssummer.com


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