Cate Summer Institute

Calling all current 6th and 7th graders! Cate School offers an exciting and fun residential academic camp. Experience boarding school, a different kind of academic experience, leadership, and the outdoors. 

June 14 - 20

June 21 - 27

July 26 - August 1

Total cost to attend is $1,875 per week 


Students are immersed in an ambitious academic experience through small classes taught by highly regarded faculty. Feedback from campers allows us to adapt our programs each year based on their interest.

Cate Summer Institute strives to maintains a high level of program quality by limiting enrollment.  Applications will be accepted until classes are at capacity.   CSI is committed to respecting the rights and dignity of all individuals. 

Mission Statement

Cate Summer Institute generates excitement for academics and the outdoors through creative learning, out-of-the-box thinking, and inclusivity of all people, ideas, and cultures. We empower our students to build confidence in their own abilities and appreciate the differences of others.

Course List

Course List

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Writing, Building, Reading, Magic.

Students choose one primary class and one elective. Everyone participates in Outdoors.


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Course List


Meet the 2019 Counselors!

CSI Counselors have a very important role in helping run the Cate Summer Institute.


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Frequently Asked Questions

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