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About Summer Term at Greensboro Day School

Summer Term at Greensboro Day School allows currently enrolled students and students from the wider community an opportunity to challenge themselves, dedicate focused time to a particular subject area, and receive academic credits during the summer. 

Summer Term Courses

Online and On-Campus Courses at Greensboro Day School
All courses and jumpstart camps are offered in-person on the Greensboro Day School campus unless otherwise noted. Classes are for rising 9th - 12th graders. Hybrid or distance learning models for these courses may be available; please contact the Academic Dean at peterwilliams@greensboroday.org if you have any questions.

For Credit Classes
Introductory Ancient Greek - .5 credit
Ceramics I and II - .5 credit
Yoga - .5 credit

Academic Camps

AP Chemistry Jumpstart  
College Counseling Jumpstart  
Latin Review Jumpstart  
SAT Prep: Verbal  
SAT Prep: Quant  

Online Courses through Global Online Academy
(Rising 9th - 12th grades)

Cyber Security
Spanish Language Through Culture I
Personal Finance
Race & Society
Introduction to Legal Thinking
Business Problem Solving
Creative Nonfiction Writing
Digital Photography
Fiction Writing
Number Theory
9/11 in a Global Context
Abnormal Psychology
Computer Science I: Computational Thinking
Computer Science II: Java
Genocide & Human Rights
Introduction to Investments
Introduction to Psychology
Medical Problem Solving I
Academic English Accelerator

Summer Term Dates

Introductory Ancient Greek
June 21-July 2 and July 12-16, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
(4 hours with a 1-hour lunch)
Ceramics I and II
July 12-30, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(4 hours with a 1-hour lunch)
June 21-July 2 and July 12-August 6, 9 - 11 a.m.
(2 hours; the course is online with a combination of synchronous and asynchronous work)
College Counseling Jumpstart
August 2-6, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(4 hours with a 1-hour lunch)
AP Chemistry Jumpstart  
July 26-30, 9 - 11 a.m. (2 hours)
All of these courses must meet a minimum enrollment of four students by June 1 or may be subject to cancellation. 
On Campus Course Schedule
Classes are held Monday through Friday, or as noted above.

Global Online Academy Course Dates
June 14-July 30

Daily Check In

Information about where to park, COVID-19 procedures, and more will be available later this spring. 


  • All 0.5 credit courses at GDS: $800
  • College Counseling jumpstart: $500
  • AP Chemistry Jumpstart: $250
  • GOA 0.5 credit courses: $750 for current GDS students, $900 for others
  • GOA 1.0 credit courses: $1,000 for current GDS students, $1,100 for others
Limited financial assistance is available for non-GOA courses. Please contact Vivian Wilder for information.
The deadline to register for classes is June 1, 2021. If a minimum number of students are not enrolled by the June 1 deadline, courses may be removed from the schedule.


Contact Peter S. Williams, Academic Dean at 336.288.8590 x825 or via email at peterwilliams@greensboroday.org.
Greensboro Day School develops the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.