When: June 30 to July 27, 2019
Who: Students in Grades 7 through 12
Parents and students choose Fork Union Military Academy’s Summer School because the program is based on the same character-building standards as the Academy’s academic year with opportunities and resources tailored to fit the 4-week summer term.
Why Choose Fork Union’s Summer School?
- To receive rigorous academic instruction by expert faculty
- To get ahead in school or to catch up on courses
- To take enrichment courses in addition to daily extra-curricular activities and athletics
- To experience the Academy before committing to an entire school year
The Value of Fork Union's Summer School
As you are considering an investment in summer, consider the following:
- We offer live, in-person instruction. Online courses would still have a cost, but do not present the same value, especially where a student is doing summer school for remedial reasons to improve their grade—they need the extra help, the ability to ask questions and have the teacher be able to look the student in the eye to see if the student is not keeping up
- For most young men, the opportunity to be away from home presents a tremendous opportunity for personal growth and maturity
- For some young men, if they were not at summer school, they would be in camps or other activities that would have an out-of-pocket cost
- With your son at summer school, you would not have any food expenses (including dinners out), gas, or other entertainment expenses (except the modest amount suggested as an allowance)
All courses are offered subject to enrollment numbers. Courses for which there is a low demand may not be offered in a specific year. Some courses may fill early and not be available to later enrollees.
English: Middle School English, English 9, English 10, English 11
Social Studies: Middle School History, Western Civilization, United States History
World Language: Spanish I
Mathematics: Middle School Math, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Advanced Algebra/Trigonometry
Science: Middle School Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry
Interactive Virginia History
A course designed to provide students an introduction to the historical events that helped shape our country. Content will cover early settlement in colonial Virginia, the Revolutionary War, Civil War, the impact of the World Wars and current events. Many lessons will take place in the actual location of the historical event. Field trips will include Appomattox, Monticello and other historic Virginia locations.
A course on introduction to leadership principles and strategies. It will focus on the servant leadership model.
Study Skills Class
A course designed to educate young men on the fundamentals of effective studying and test taking strategies. There will be lessons on critical thinking, active listening, organizational habits, time management and the effective use of technology. The students will receive a half credit for the class and it is to be taken with a repeat class or another half credit course.
A course designed to inform students on how individual choices directly influence occupational goals and future earnings potential.
A course designed to prepare students for the SAT and ACT tests.
This class offering explores the precepts of the Christian faith from a Biblical perspective. Students will also examine the role of the Christian faith in today's world.
New United States Boarding Students: $4,350.00
New Day Students: $3,000.00 (must live within a 30-minute drive from campus)
New International Students: $5,300.00
Current Enrolled Boarding Cadets: $3,500.00
Current Enrolled Day Cadets: $2,300.00
Current Enrolled International Cadets: $3,600.00
Reservation Fee: $500.00 (included in tuition total)
International Students Reservation Fee: $1,000.00 (included in tuition total)
The reservation fee is due upon the student’s acceptance to the summer session and secures each student a place in the program. This amount is applied to the total charge. The balance of the tuition, room and board fee is due before or during check-in.
Approximate Allowances: $60.00
The Academy will accept deposits for student accounts and will issue a weekly allowance of $15 (or the amount indicated by parents.) Other financial arrangements may be made with the student. Personal checks can be cashed in the business office.
A copy of the course text and any required workbooks are issued at no cost. Replacement copies will be charged to the student’s account.
Classroom Supplies: Included
Each student will be given a notebook, paper, pens and pencils on the first day of class. Additional supplies may be purchased at the Quartermaster.
Field Trips: Included
Admission and transportation costs for school trips and events provided at no additional financial obligation to the parents.
Required Clothing Issued: Included
Knit shirts with Academy logo and khaki shorts for class wear. Athletic apparel for afternoon activities.
The process for applying to Summer School is the same as it is for admission to the regular academic year.
If you have already submitted an application for Fall enrollment, please contact the Admissions Office to have your application considered for Summer School.
You do not have to complete a separate application for Summer School enrollment if one is already on file for the regular academic year.
As part of the application process, in addition to a campus visit and interview, you will be asked to submit the following:
- Character Questionnaire
- English Teacher Recommendation
- Math Teacher Recommendation
- Complete Transcript of Student’s Academic Record
Once all application materials are received by the Academy, the Admissions Office will notify the applicant of the acceptance decision.
Upon receipt of the reservation fee to confirm enrollment, the Academy will mail the necessary enrollment materials: basic regulations, a medical form and parent permission forms for leaves and activities.
The medical form indicates that the student must have a physical examination prior to reporting and a record of all immunizations required by the Virginia State Health Department.