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Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities:
Located in Stamford CT (just one hour north of NYC), The Mayapple Center provides 5-day summer programs in the fields of creative writing, music, visual arts, humanities, and theatre. Taught by experienced faculty who are leading specialists in their respective fields, our summer arts programs are open to adults with two years of college experience. In addition, we offer cultural literacy weekend programs for youth, 30-day artist residencies, humanities forums, humanitarian retreats, and study abroad programs.

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Why Choose Us?

Mayapple creates space to cultivate imagination through artistic and intellectual cross-pollination in a distinctly 21st century climate. We create an atmosphere where artists and scholars of exceptional stature come to teach and collaborate with small groups of dedicated, like-minded participants. Our diverse programs are offered in a retreat environment where the distractions of quotidian life are suspended, freeing participants and faculty to pursue artistic and intellectual passions.

Summer & Year-Round Arts Programs:
- 5-day summer programs for adults in the fields of creative writing, visual arts, music, humanities, & theatre
- Weekend programs for primary & college students aimed to increase cultural literacy
- 30 day residencies for artists & scholars
- Humanities forums that discuss the state of the arts & humanities and propose creative solutions to 21st century issues
- Study abroad programs to promote study of the arts & humanities
- Humanitarian retreats for individuals that focus on therapy; these retreats are staffed by volunteers & are tuition-free

Location & Facilities:

The Center is located on a 10 acre campus whose serene lake and peaceful landscape of trees and gardens serve to inspire its residents. Activities such as swimming, tennis, canoeing, yoga and meditation promote a strong sense of community among residents, with an emphasis on mindfulness. Onsite massage therapy is available for participants by appointment.

The center’s holistic approach to artistic growth and development is demonstrated by our dedication to sustainability. Meals are partially prepared from organic produce from Mayapple gardens, and we serve locally-sourced food at every meal.

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The English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University
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Study English at a top U.S. university this summer!

• Based just 15 minutes north of Downtown Baltimore (on the East Coast of the United States),the English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University provides an 8-week English language immersion summer camp for non-native English speaking adults and college-age students. We also offer our 8-week intensive English programs year-round as well as a TOEFL Test Preparation course.

• Full-time students study in class for 20 hours a week, and also work with classmates on projects outside of class and in the community. Part-time students have a variety of class options to fit their schedule.

• The English Language Institute summer program is an excellent course for international students from around the world who wish to improve their English language skills for academic and career advancement. We offer a wide range of modern facilities for our English students on our university campus.

Student Reviews:
"The program is very well built to learn and/or improve your English, the classes are interesting and the staff really helps you to reach your goal - whatever it is."
- Mark, Switzerland

"After learning English at the ELI, I have made big progress in English listening, speaking, reading and writing. My TOEFL score progressed from 490 to 567. The teachers here are very nice."
- Yaoping, China
8-week Summer English Language Program:

• Full-time & part-time options available

• Levels: High Beginner to Advanced Levels

Modules / Course Units include:
• Listening & Speaking
• Vocabulary
• Pronunciation
• Writing & Grammar
• Reading & Discussion

Further English Courses:
• Intensive, 5-week, TOEFL Test Preparation course
Aviva Spray Tanning Academy, Las Vegas & Reno NV & Online
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• Gain full spray tan certification in Nevada with Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - a leader in sunless spray tan training.

• Learn professional-standard sunless spray tanning in Las Vegas or Reno NV or study from the comfort of your own home or office in Henderson, Sparks, Carson City or throughout Nevada or nationwide.

• Our beginner to advanced level on-site or online programs are designed to help you to further your career in the cosmetology / beauty industry. 

• Our 1-day in-class courses (1-day) and convenient online programs (3-hours) are ideal for cosmetologists, estheticians, hair stylists, makeup artists, mobile spray tanning business owners, salon professionals, spray tanning consultants, and anyone else that wants to be a professional spray tanning specialist.

• The mission of Aviva Spray Tanning Academy is to educate and train individuals in the art of sunless spray tanning as well as other health & wellness services in the professional beauty industry.

• All of our spray tan certification programs come with a 100% money-back guarantee.

• After you have completed your course, you will receive a Spray Tan Certificate signed by President and Founder, Mitch Bloom, stating that you have successfully studied and trained as an Aviva Labs spray tan professional consultant.

Student Review:
"This training rocks!!! I've been in the business for 7 years and still learned SO much! Thanks Aviva!"
• Brandi Valenzeula, Owner, Natural Image Tanning, Roswell, NM
In-class Spray Tan Training Courses:

Sunless 101 Spray Tan Certification Program:

• A 1-day comprehensive course for basic beginners up to intermediate level.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee

Online Spray Tan Certification Programs:

Sunless 101 Online Course:

• 3 hour course for beginner to intermediate level spray tanning professionals.

• This is a web-based course to study at your own pace

• An Aviva Academy Sunless Certificate will be awarded and mailed to you on completion of your online course.
Broadreach College, Raleigh
Courses / Programs
Broadreach College, the college division of Broadreach, offers accredited summer courses abroad for college students in the Caribbean, Latin America, South Africa & many more locations. Located in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina and backed by nineteen years of experience in running educational programs for thousands of young adults, Broadreach College combines the finest elements of experiential learning, traditional classroom learning and service learning with international travel and cultural exchange to provide extraordinary expeditions and study abroad opportunities. Our most popular programs include ecology and conservation, marine sciences, language and culture programs, wilderness and outdoor leadership.

Students begin each course with an orientation to the host country and culture as well as an introduction to other members of the group. This orientation typically lasts a couple of days and often includes an adventure activity unique to that particular location. After program orientation, students immerse themselves in the academic topic. Students will explore unique environments and cultures while studying exciting areas & learning critical know-how and skills.
Summer Programs in

Marine Science:
* Marine Resource Management
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* Shark Behavior and Conservation
* Tropical Marine Biology

Natural Science:
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* African Wildlife Conservation
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Leadership:
* PADI Divemaster
* PADI Instructor Development
* Sailing and Leadership
* Wilderness First Responder

Languages:
* Spanish Language & Culture
* French Language & Culture
* Chinese Language & History
The Creativity Workshop
Courses / Programs
Using the Tools of Creative Writing, Memoir, Art, Photography, Storytelling and Mindfulness.

We teach from the point of view that people are by nature creative and that creativity, like DNA, is unique to each individual. We believe that in the right atmosphere and with the right tools anyone can tap into the creative stream that runs through us all.

To help you access and develop your creativity, we have developed a progression of exercises and techniques that explore sense perceptions, free-form writing and drawing, associative thinking, mapmaking, constructive daydreaming, memory, collage, and photography.

The only requirements for attending our workshops are curiosity and a desire to explore the creative spirit inherent to us all.
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New York: July 27-30
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Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
Located in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys and girls) ages 13-18 from Oklahoma and across the United States.

In our beautiful, peaceful, and safe location, we combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).

TWAI has been serving struggling teens and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.

We provide an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to our students, and offer help for the following presenting issues: poor academic performance, behavioral problems, addictions, low self-worth, spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and attachment disorders among others.

With a passion for helping young people in crisis, our clinical, educational, and operations staff are among the best in the country.

We are a small program (40 students) which means that we are able to provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student.

Typically our on site student to staff ratio is 5:1. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.

Parent Testimonial:
"We feel reassured that our son Chad is in good hands being guided onto the right track...We are really beginning to get our son back again! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
Therapeutic Boarding School
For troubled teens ages 13-18

- Middle School Program
- High School Program
- Credit Recovery
- Accelerated Learning
- College Preparation/ AP Classes
- SAT/ACT Testing Center
- Anti-Bullying Program

We also provide a GED program, and college courses.

We create a customized program for each student that requires a minimum of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment.

TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA. It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year.
PAST Foundation
Courses / Programs
PAST is a non-profit educational and research team that puts together partnerships on compelling projects in Anthropology and makes the work available to students and the public through field schools, documentary film and interactive web access. Based in Columbus, Ohio, PAST started as a non-profit organization in 2000 founded by an international Board of Trustees who have devoted volumes of time to seeing that the mission of PAST is achievable.

Working with the Board of Trustees are professionals from around the world. Added to our trustees and volunteer staff are a handful of research associates – the everyday archaeologists and research scientists who join with PAST to take their work to the public. Founded to promote partnerships between anthropologists and educators, PAST successfully initiated and implemented projects throughout the United States.
Summer School Programs with Field Study covering topics such as Cultural Landscapes; Cave Ecology; Urban Gardening & Distribution; Shipwrecks and Maritime Archaeology; Marine Ecosystems; Forensic Anthropology.