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 2015 is $975. The price includes housing as well as all food and beverages, including wine. All it takes to reserve your spot is a $100 fully-refundable deposit and completion of the online application below. Your deposit will be refunded to you, should your plans change for any reason, as long as you let us know no later than June 1, 2015. Also, save $100 by paying the balance due by April 1, 2015. (After that date, tuition will increase by $100.) Even once you've paid in full, 100% of your payment is refundable if you cancel by June 1, 2015. 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.
Please mail checks to the following address or use the PayPal button to submit a payment.
Attn: Justin Bailey
2021 Geddes Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48104