Summer Academy Blog

Only Four Days Until the Academy Begins!

June 17, 2014

The sun is shining, the grass is green and the site office is already buzzing with the arrival of staff members. Teachers are settling into their rooms and preparing for June 22nd, when students will arrive and transform the quiet campus into a hub of... read more

Welcome to the 2014 Beijing Academy

June 16, 2014

Dear Beijing Academy Students,  Our names are Tim Liu and Yuan Gao, and we will be serving as Director of Residential Life and Program Director, respectively, for the Beijing Academy this summer. We are writing today to catch you up on all we have... read more

It’s Almost Showtime!

June 15, 2014

Greetings from the Academy office staff here at Swarthmore College! All of us here couldn’t be more excited for the beginning of the camp in less than a week and are currently in the midst of making sure everything is prepared for your arrival. We hope... read more

Welcome to the 2014 Comillas Academy

June 12, 2014

Dear Comillas Academy students and families, Welcome to the Comillas Academy from Kim Griffin and Alejandro Saravia, the Academic Director and Residential Life Director! Let us introduce ourselves: Kim previously was the Academic Director of the... read more

Weather in the North of Spain

May 29, 2014

  ¡Buenos días! As you can see, the average temperatures in June and July are not very high. 17º in June and 19º in July. This is why this is such a popular destination for “madrileños”, those who escape from the 30º temperatures of Madrid... read more