Global Leadership Summer Symposium

July 9 - July 26, 2018

Vermont Academy’s Global Leadership Summer Symposium is an academic and global leadership program for rising 7th through 12th grade students from around the world. A leader in global education, Vermont Academy has designed a global leadership program that provides middle and high school students with an engaging and fun environment in which to:
  • Discover and practice different leadership styles
  • Discuss global and environmental issues
  • Share their cultures and learn about other cultures
  • Immerse themselves in the arts
  • Participate in team sports
Symposium at a Glance

Location: Vermont Academy campus in Saxtons River, Vermont

Dates: July 9 to July 26, 2018

Campus setting: 450 breathtaking acres, including 30 km of trails

Students' countries include (but are not limited to): Chile, China, Spain, Canada, United States

Eligible students: Rising 7th through 12th graders

Student-teacher ratio: 7 to 1

Students will benefit by:

  • Participating in team activities in leadership development and coaching, led by our own Outdoor Programs teachers
  • Engaging in experiential learning about environmental sustainability, behavioral economics, and designing and implementing school-wide public policies and projects
  • Forming a Model UN to discuss current global issues
  • Joining guided tours at Harvard University
  • Producing and sharing projects in painting, drawing, and photography
  • Developing trust and teamwork through sports and outdoor activities

Contact Us

List of 2 members.

  • Mr. Ricardo Carreno 

    Global Programs Director
    (802) 869-6202
    Spanish Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Madrid JD
  • Mr. Jason Wang 

    Global Programs Assistant Director / Faculty
    Hamilton College - BA
    School for International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute - MA