What is Schola?

Schola │Latin │noun │ /ˈskʰo.la/

1. leisure for learning

2. an intermission from work

3. learned conversation

4. a meeting place for teachers and students

Schola is a unique high school summer program that affords students an opportunity to grow in friendship, devotion, wisdom, and wonder—through leisure. Participants are invited to slow down, to spend a summer week cultivating the goodness of their souls by reading and discussing classic works of philosophy and literature with friends and having meaningful conversations about the fundamental questions of life.

Register for our Virtual 2020 Program

Free of Charge

We have many exciting online sessions planned for the Summer of 2020 with a theme of Honor and Humility. Register below to have access to all of these engaging seminars taking place July 19-23.

Schedule of Seminars

Sunday, July 19th 8-9pm: Introduction of Week by Drs. Wysocki and Hren
Monday, July 20th 8-9:30pm: Getting to Know One Another Icebreaker Session
Tuesday, July 21st 10-11am: Seminar on Sophocles Ajax
Tuesday, July 21st 1-2pm: Seminar on Aristotle’s NIcomachean Ethics
Wednesday, July 22nd 10-11am: Seminar on Aquinas
Wednesday, July 22nd 1-2pm: Seminar on Dante Purgatorio
Thursday, July 23rd 10-11am: Seminar on Shakespeare’s Henry V
Thursday, July 23rd 1-2pm: Seminar on Tocqueville’s Democracy in America
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Schola 2018

“Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.”

 –Henry Van Dyke

Hren Teaching
Schola Students