• Beacon Academy (map)
  • 1560 Sherman Avenue
  • Evanston, IL, 60201
  • United States

June 17, 2018 – July 20, 2018

Application Fee: $25 ($50 after May 1, 2018)
Tuition Fee: $6,000
Lodging Fee: Variable

About Beacon
Located in downtown Evanston, IL, Beacon Academy offers a unique urban setting for the Orientation to Adolescent Studies. During the academic year Beacon is a high school that combines Montessori pedagogy with independent school best practices and IB curriculum.

Evanston is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan and is a short trip by car or transit from the City of Chicago. Beacon is within walking distance of both the EL and Metra trains. Evanston is home to Northwestern University, and has many unique commercial districts and neighborhoods, and delicious and exciting culinary options.

The Beacon Orientation has approximately 40 spaces available for participants.

Important Information
Participants will be required to secure their own offsite housing. Go to our Beacon Orientation Housing page for information regarding housing during the course.

 Required and Recommended Readings in order to be prepared for the work that will be required during the course.



For detailed bios of Orientation staff, Click HERE