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ACCESS EXETER is for students who have completed grades 7 or 8 and will be 13 years old before September 1, 2020. There are ten academic clusters for students to choose from:

  • Creative Design and Purpose for a Changing World
  • Land and the Sea: Exploring the Power of the Natural World
  • Problem-Solving: An Odyssey of the Mind
  • A Global Community
  • The Creative Arts: Let Your Spirit Soar
  • Exeter CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • The Shape of Things
  • Classics: Exploring the Ancient World
  • Kind by Design: Make It Big in a Good Way
  • Movie Time: Exeter's Filmmaking Academy

Classes meet Monday through Saturday, with each course meeting five times a week. ACCESS EXETER students should expect nightly homework assignments and will be expected to prepare fully for each day's class discussion and activities.


It’s easy. We have rolling admissions.

Go to the page titled Apply

Tuition and Financial Aid

Don’t forget the financial aid deadline is Feb. 15.

Go to the page titled Tuition and Financial Aid

Course Catalog

10 academic clusters offered for ACCESS EXETER students.

Go to the page titled Course Catalog

New for 2019


  • Kind by Design: Make it Big in a Good Way
  • Movie Time: Exeter's Filmmaking Academy


See the course catalog for details on these new clusters.

Go to the page titled New for 2019

Exeter Summer

20 Main Street, Exeter, NH 03833

603-777-3488 / summer@exeter.edu