Weekday Schedule

8:30 am - 9:15 am Breakfast
9:30 am - 11:30 am Enrichment Course
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Enrichment Course
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Afternoon Activities
(Choice of several options)
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Shower, Change, Relax
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm Late Evening Activities
(Choice of several options)
11:00 pm Check-in
11:15 pm - 12:15 am Residence Hall
(Social Time)
12:30 am Good Night
(Individual Suites)
Classes run Monday through Friday of each week.


Historic Excitement, Academic Excellence!
The heartbeat of the nation at your fingertips!

Experience the locations and landmarks that define our nation in the midst of a great East Coast summer setting. The George Washington University’s Foggy Bottom campus, is perfectly situated to take advantage of all D.C. has to offer. Known as one of the most politically active cities in the country, filled with government officials and public leaders, you’ll be right in the heart of the action. Washington, D.C., is perfect for anyone considering a career in public service. Located in a safe, upscale neighborhood, GW is minutes from terrific shopping in Georgetown and Friendship Heights, and offers close access to the National Mall, White House, Embassy Row and all the other attractions that define D.C. GW’s vibrant campus is perfectly situated to take advantage of all D.C. has to offer in the summertime.

Your Stay with ACA

Rest easy, because ACA understands the importance of being comfortable in your home away from home. We provide our students with private accommodations that offer the comforts you expect with the safety and security you demand. You’ll have full access to premier health and recreational facilities and meals that won’t leave you hungry for home cooking. We pride ourselves on the fact that our residential amenities, top-quality food service and fitness facilities offer ACA students the very best. Our goal is to consistently create an environment where you’ll be able to concentrate on getting the most out of your summer – staying relaxed, refreshed and ready to excel.

First-Rate Rec Facilities*

You can take advantage of all the outstanding recreational facilities which include:

• Racquetball Courts
• Indoor Jogging Track
• Weight Room
• Basketball Courts
• Competition Pool
• Cardio Room
• Tennis Courts
• Rock Climbing Wall

Safety and Supervision

ACA has always been committed to absolute safety for every student. We maintain a ten-to-one student-to-staff ratio – one of the lowest in the industry – to ensure everyone gets the unmatched attention and unique personalized programs they deserve. Our luxury residence features a front desk staffed 24 hours a day with trained personnel for your comfort and convenience. As part of our commitment to student safety, ACA staff members live on every student-occupied floor, accompany students on all activities and excursions, and are always equipped with cellphones. ACA takes care to use private transportation for our weekday activities and weekend adventure trips – never public transportation.

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