McCallie Summer Academy

The McCallie Summer Academy offers rising 8th and 9th grade boys a unique opportunity to get a head start on the school year while experiencing boarding life at McCallie, one of the nation’s leading preparatory schools. The boys will stay for a week on McCallie’s beautiful 120 acre campus located in scenic Chattanooga, Tennessee. Campers will work each with McCallie’s teachers to:

  1. Enhance their academic talents and critical thinking skills. 
  2. Expand their team building mindset through classroom and outdoor learning experiences. 
  3. Develop a deeper sense of self-confidence and self-awareness that comes from living and learning with other talented students in a boarding school community. 


If you are selected to be a part of the McCallie Summer Academy you will learn from our nationally recognized teachers in a variety of settings and subjects. Come experience what learning looks like at McCallie. 

2022 MSA Dates

McCallie Summer Academy: June 27 - July 1, 2022

Grades: Rising 8th – 9th grade boys

Camp check-in: June 27, 2022

Camp check-out: July 1, 2022
(All times are Eastern.)

For more information about McCallie Summer Academy and the application process please fill out the inquiry form below. 


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The McCallie Summer Academy Application Process

Admission is selective and competitive.

To apply, you’ll need the following:

  • A recent photo of the applicant
  • A short video or written statement from the applicant letting us know why he's interested in MSA and what his biggest interests and passions are.
  • One current school recommendation 
  • Copy of current school transcript. 

When you click the link below, you’ll be taken to the application page, where you can provide all of the applicants information, name and email for the recommendation, and upload current school transcripts. 

We consider completed applications on a rolling basis. There is not a deadline for application, but we encourage you to submit an application as early as possible to ensure adequate time for review.

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