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Summer at Woodstock

Two weeks of summer – Summer at Woodstock 2018

After two weeks in the fresh mountain air of Summer at Woodstock, children have returned home invigorated—not only by the air, but by exposure to new ideas, the cultivation of new skills, and by a host of new friendships! Our first week included some beautiful sunny days that allowed for...

John Robertson with ESL students
Summer at Woodstock – Languages

In July, our summer programme is offering students an intensive two-week course in English as a second language and advanced English Masterclass for aspiring writers to hone their skills. And for the first time ever, we're also providing courses in French and Spanish, in partnership with the prestigious Alliance Française and...

Summer at Woodstock – Media and Storytelling

Arti Jain is an award winning filmmaker with over two decades of media experience in a variety of media formats – from radio to TV to mobile apps. Arti is leading Summer at Woodstock's Media and Storytelling course, an intensive audiovisual programme where students will learn the craft of visual storytelling,...

Summer at Woodstock – Entrepreneurship

Woodstock alum Susan K Rits '79, founder of Rits & Co, is leading a practical course for budding entrepreneurs at this year's Summer at Woodstock programme. She tells us more about what students should expect from the course.   Why is your experience so relevant to this course? I've founded multiple startups in...

Summer at Woodstock – Art for Change

Woodstock alum Stefan Prakash Eicher '90 - pictured above with Joshua John '98 - is returning to the hillside to lead Summer at Woodstock's Art for Change course. He tells us more about the course and what students should expect.   Why is your experience so relevant to this course? After 13 years experience...

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Experiencing social entrepreneurship through simulations

Aspire coordinator Priya Rollins explains why the social enterprise programme is founded on a philosophy of learning through doing.   Among educators, the old Chinese proverb, "Tell me, I'll forget. Show me, I'll remember. Involve me, I'll understand" is well known. The idea of a child learning through experience results, not only...

Himalayan mountain view
Why I Aspire: Tanashya Batra

Woodstock student Tanashya Batra shares her motivation for getting involved in Aspire, our new social entrepreneurship summer programme. Aspire is an initiative of the Centre for Imagination in collaboration with the curriculum advisory group. I am Tanashya Batra, a senior at Woodstock School. I am one of the people who worked on...

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This is Aspire

Woodstock Student Shanti Mathias introduces Aspire, our new summer school programme for budding social entrepreneurs.  Woodstock School has a long-term commitment to community service. This has led to some extraordinary achievements of student innovation in leadership roles. But what if there was a way to spread the advantages of the Community Engagement...