Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute

Each summer, 35 students, 15 faculty and 10 staff
embark on a transformative adventure.


The Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute (ESSYI) is a two-week, college-level interdisciplinary program for talented high-school students entering their junior and senior years. The program introduces students to environmental issues and interdisciplinary techniques for addressing environmental problems. Students make new intellectual and emotional connections as they explore current environmental crises through scientific, social, economic, philosophical, ethical, and political perspectives.

Sunday July 16th through Saturday July 29th



Find out more about the incredible ESSYI curriculum, which is taught by 15 faculty members at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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