Summer Programs

A life-changing summer awaits you.

Each year Christendom College offers many summer programs for students of all levels. Read on for more information about our various summer offerings.

1Experience Christendom Summer Program for Rising High School Seniors

The most popular, well-attended, and highly ranked pre-college program of its kind. Amazing classes, fun activities, great friendships, growth in holiness - all for just $500 for a one week session. Choose from 6 different sessions and request financial assistance if you'd like. You will have one of the best weeks of your life - guaranteed.



Study Abroad in Ireland
The St. Columcille Institute

The St. Columcille Institute is an annual three-week program in Ireland, consisting of classes in Theology, History, and Literature. Held at Ards Friary in Donegal, the program aims to promote the New Evangelization by forming the next generation of Catholic leaders with the tools needed to engage the culture and bring the Faith to our modern world. (6 credits)


conferenceSummer Conference Series 

The 2015 Summer Institute will be held on July 11, 2015, and will be entitiled "Encountering Christ: Apologetics and the New Evangelization." Speakers include Patrick Madrid, Marcus Grodi, Scott Hahn, and Dr. Timothy O'Donnell.



Graduate School Residential Summer Program

Christendom College offers a Graduate Summer Program for those students who wish to pursue graduate Theological studies during the summer. Both the Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree and the Apostolic Catechetical Diploma may be earned at the Summer Program, over the course of at least four summers. It is a residential program, held at the main Christendom College campus just outside of Front Royal, Virginia, enabling people from all over the United Sates and abroad to attend the Christendom Graduate School.



Vita Consecrata Institute 

The Vita Consecrata Institue (VCI), co-sponsored by the Institute on Religious Life, is held every summer in conjunction with the NDGS Summer Program. The VCI is an intense summer program of theological studies and spiritual renewal for religious, priests, seminarians, and other consecrated persons. Students may earn graduate credit towards the degree of Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Christendom College, or they may attend for personal renewal, auditing courses and participating in the liturgical life of a community enriched by the religious of various congregations.