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Student Life

The program sponsors trips to baseball games, amusement parks, shopping malls and Boston. A movie and dance are offered every Saturday night. The (MS)² scholars participate in activities in the recreational program organized by Summer Session. These activities include basketball, outdoor games, power walking & running, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The academy playing fields, tennis courts and gymnasiums provide excellent facilities for both scheduled and informal sports. Four afternoons each week students are required to take part in one of the following afternoon activities. Activities are recreation based, and all activities are open to both boys and girls. Any special dress, equipment or experience required is noted in the activity description.

Basketball

Boys and girls work on game skills and are organized into teams to compete on an intramural basis. Basketball shoes are required. Running shoes are not allowed.

Outdoor Games

Coed teams will play a rotation of popular American schoolyard games, including kickball, dodgeball, and Capture the Flag. Don't be concerned if you've never played these games - we'll teach you!

Power Walking & Running

These low-level aerobic activities will follow trails and routes on campus and through the town of Andover. Students improve their general fitness, sense of well-being, and endurance. Proper walking/running shoes and attire required.

Soccer

Students of all skill levels may participate. Less experienced players receive instruction on the basics of the game. Molded cleats and shin guards required.

Tennis

Recreational play is organized for players primarily at the intermediate and advanced levels. Players must provide their own racquets.

Volleyball

Played on outdoor volley courts, the competition is friendly and fun. All skill levels welcome!