Dates & Details

High School Online Programs

2022 Sessions

2022 sessions will be announced soon. Below is a sample of previous online summer programs.

Session 1
July 5 – 9

James Madison, the ‘Federal Negative,’ and the Making of the U.S. Constitution

Study the debate over the balance of power between the federal government and the states, while making virtual visits to James Madison’s Montpelier and George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

Session 2
July 12 – 16

A Nation Divided: The United States and the Challenge of Secession

At the onset of the Civil War, the country was divided like never before. Study Lincoln’s decision-making process to save the union in the context of today’s red-blue divide. 

Session 3
July 19 – 23

Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Black Voting Rights

Study Martin Luther King’s leadership role in non-violent protest during the Civil Rights movement in the context of our continuing fight for racial justice in America. Virtual visits to the MLK home/Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and the Legacy Museum.

Session 4
July 26 – 30

Democracy and Women’s Rights in America: The Fight Over the ERA

Study women’s ongoing fight for equal rights, from the 19th century to today. Virtual visit to Seneca Falls.

Time Commitment

Typically, all synchronous class sessions are from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT. A guest speaker series is scheduled around 6:00 pm EDT.


Tuition for each one-week session is $95. To ensure the program is accessible for all, we offer a generous scholarship program. Applying for a scholarship is easy: just check the “Scholarship” box on the Application.

National History Academy is part of a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, and tuition received will defray the costs of the program.