Northwest School

Northwest School (NWS) is a summer experiences partner and provides a fourteen-day fun and engaging summer experience that offers a variety of classes from dance, music, acting, architecture, and more.

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Seattle region and have fun integrating with participants from Washington, China, Korea, Japan, Latin America, Europe, and more during the day. It’s a great way to make new friends and learning new things.

During the program, you are provided a fresh, nutritious lunch prepared on-site daily in a nut-free facility, served in their dining hall. The daily menu will include vegetarian and gluten-free and dairy-free options that sample cultures across the world. 

Program Details

  • Northwest School (Seattle, WA)
Program Length: 2 weeks
Courses and Dates: 
  • Session 2: July 22 – August 2, 2024
Participant Mix: Mix of students from across the country and internationally. You may not have another Summer Searcher in your chosen classes, but there will be Summer Searchers attending the same week as you.
Accommodations: Dorms, sharing room with other participant.
Bathrooms: Shared dorm bathrooms
Phone Access: You'll have your phone throughout the program, but please be fully present during classes, team meetings, and guest presentations.
Travel (In State):  In state students are eligible for transit cards if attending a commuter program instead of residential.

Program Activities

You can look forward to...

  • Taking four courses over the duration of the experience.
  • Creating items that can be added to your portfolio.
  • Healthy lunches that highlight cultures from across the world.
  • Showcasing your art and talent to the community and your family.

students will get from this experience...

  • Creating your own schedule from a wide variety of classes.
  • Being part of a culture of belonging and possibility.
  • Making connections with participants from around the world.
  • Refueling your body and mind with tasty eco-friendly lunches.

This experience could be a good fit if you...

  • Are interested in participating in a visual, performing, auditory, and other art style program.
  • You want to meet other students from across the world.
  • Have two weeks you're able to commit to participating.



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