If you know of any academic summer programs for rising 7th and 8th graders, please share, and if you have experience with any of the programs, please share that as well.
Portsmouth Abbey School
Four weeks. Portsmouth Abbey School - Summer Program Overview
AM Academic program and PM Enrichment/Sport program
Unique feature: on the bay, Frequent trips to beach, Environmental and Marine Science program (hands-on, due to location).
Golf, Sailing, and Horseback riding for extra fees.
5 Weeks Cushing Academy ~ Summer Boarding School - Cushing Academy
AM Academic program and PM Enrichment/Sport Program
Unique feature: focus on study skills and time management to assist with transition.
Randolph-Macon Academy Summer Classes for High School Credit | Randolph-Macon Academy
Skills courses and Enrichment Courses
Unique feature: theme for Summer Camps 2012 is the Civil War. Flying program for older kids. Can receive HS credit. Less then 1/2 price of other programs I've seen.