Miss Porter's School

On-Campus High School Summer Programs 2022

Porter’s Center for Global Leadership
On-Campus Summer Programs

If you’re passionate about making a difference, but have no idea where to start, then take the first step, and join us on the beautiful Miss Porter’s School campus for our Summer Program,

Shaping a Changing World: Girls as Activists, Innovators and Leaders

July 10 – July 30, 2022

One, two or three weeks

Boarding or day student options

Exciting field trips to:



New York City *


Welcome to our in-person summer program

Each week, students will work collaboratively with their peers to examine a global issue through an interdisciplinary lens. Together they will work on an action-oriented project using design thinking while developing skills in the following competency areas:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Self-Confidence
  • Leadership

At the end of each week, they will present their projects to a group of parents and faculty. 

Dates: July 10 – July 30, 2022

July 10 – July 16, 2022

Week 1: The Climate Crisis

July 17 – July 23, 2022

Week 2: Racial, Economic & Gender Inequality

July 24 – July 30, 2022

Week 3: Inequitable Access to Healthcare & Impacts of the Pandemic


  • Day: $950/week, 3 meals/day, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily program, including afternoon activities and Discovery Evening Programs
  • Boarding: $1500/week

In this program, students will:

  •  understand and appreciate diverse perspectives;
  •  become better informed about pressing global and local issues;
  •  understand your connection to the wider world;
  •  learn how to respectfully communicate and collaborate across differences;
  •  and take action on pressing global issues.

Our fully immersive program is uniquely designed to take students out of the classroom and into the world, while learning, making new friends, and developing key skills that will help high school girls become catalysts for change. 

Please email Sophie Paris at with questions.

* Sample schedule:

PCGL 2022 Summer Schedule
PCGL 2022 Summer Schedule

Field trips, keynote speakers, panelists and evening activities/programs change weekly.

Example of Miss Porter’s School Dorm Room
Miss Porter's School Campus
Miss Porter’s School Campus