SYA Summer seeks motivated high school students with a sincere interest in advancing their language skills, experiencing another culture, and using that information as a way to understand more about themselves and the world at large.

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All SYA Summer programs are open to rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade high school students. Application for admission is considered complete when the following have been received:

• Online application and $50 application fee
• Transcript (with fall semester grades)

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until programs are full.  Email any questions to:


China: Students must be currently enrolled in Mandarin level 1 or above.
France & Spain: Students must be currently enrolled in French or Spanish level 2 or above.