How to Apply

Once enrolled and at no cost to them, students from our partnering and sponsoring organizations are provided everything they need to participate in the program: round-trip transportation from Lawrence and Lynn, meals, and all school supplies. Sponsored and tuition-paying students from other communities are also invited to apply for a small number of available spaces.

Who Can Apply

Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled in grades 7 or 8
  • Committed to attending the four-week summer program
  • Willing and able to participate in all activities
  • Available for interview with the Program Director

Important Dates & Deadlines


February 1: Application available online
February 29: Tour of Lesley University
March 15: Applications due
March & April: Student interviews and information sessions at partnering schools and organizations
April 18–24: Civil Rights Tour for high school students
May 1: Acceptance letters emailed to families
May 9: Ellis Island Tour
May 30: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
May 31: Enrollment forms, release forms, medical forms, permission slips due
June 27: Brunch for P@P families at Pingree School
July 6–July 31: Program in session

This year’s summer program will begin July 6, 2020, and end on July 31, 2020.

Please note that the dates for this summer's program are for informational purposes only and may change given the evolving nature of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

New Students:Online ApplicationorPrint Application

For more information about how to apply to Prep@Pingree, please contact your school or organization if listed as a community partner or sponsoring organization. All other applicants may contact our Program Director Paul Mayo at or 978.468.4415 x205.