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Hollins University is a private institution for women. Its graduate programs are coed. It offers small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio. Its programs include an annual service learning project in Jamaica, field studies in several countries, a nationally recognized riding program and a center for creative writing.

Summer Programs for Girls at Hollins University

Hollins Theatre encourages high school girls to explore acting, musical theatre and theater technology by working with Hollins theater faculty and regional theater professionals.

For passionate writers, each one-week Taking Joy in the Art of Creative Writing offers a retreat with individualized attention and activities to develop skills in fiction, poetry and personal narrative, with lectures by faculty and visiting authors.

The equestrian program, Riders Who are Going Places, is a one-week camp for advanced riders interested in developing their hunter/jumper skills and learning more about horse care and collegiate riding. Field trips include visits to breeding farms and a veterinary school.


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Hollins Theatre: Caught in the Act
(Musical Theater,Theater)
(Musical Theater,Theater)
Roanoke, VA
07/16/17 to 07/22/17 $400 $850
Taking Joy in the Art of Creative Writing
(Creative Writing)
(Creative Writing)
Roanoke, VA
07/16/17 to 07/22/17 $400 $850
Riders Who are Going Places
Roanoke, VA
07/16/17 to 07/22/17 N/A $1,100