Septimana Virginiana, based at the beautiful Claymont Mansion in Charles Town, WV, is a full-immersion workshop offering thought-provoking discussions, readings from Latin literature, Latin composition exercises, communal meals (most of which are included in the price), and informative lectures given by expert Latin speakers on a variety of topics. Participants will also enjoy guided tours, given in Latin, to a variety of sights in the area. Excursions will be announced soon!
Program Dates: June 28-July 5, 2015. Arrival: Sunday, June 28, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Departure: Sunday, July 5, 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: We will reside and conduct our workshop sessions in the historic mansion house on the Claymont Estate in West Virginia. Built in the 1830s by a nephew of George Washington, the Claymont Mansion remained in the Washington family until the Civil War.
Eligibility: It is strongly recommended that participants have some previous experience speaking Latin, and are ready to hone their active command of the language. If you are unsure of whether Septimana Virginiana is for you, please explore the summer program comparison chart.
Age Eligibility: Participants must be at least 18 years of age and have graduated from high school by the start of Septimana Virginiana.
Cost: Tuition for Septimana Virginiana is $975. This cost includes all meals, except those eaten in local restaurants during excursions. Please note that this cost does not include transportation to and from Claymont Mansion.
Payment is due with registration. You may pay for Septimana Virginiana through PayPal using the button below, or by sending a check payable to SALVI to the provided address. NOTE: The cost of Septimana Virginiana does not include transportation to and from Claymont Estate.
Attn: Justin Bailey
2021 Geddes Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48104