Virginia Episcopal School

VES is a co-ed college preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9 – 12. In our intentionally small, diverse and engaging community—260 young men and women and 40 faculty—we guide students to strive Toward Full Stature in their academic, ethical, spiritual and personal growth.

400 VES RoadLynchburg, Virginia24503

College Application Bootcamp

Join Us in August to Get a Head Start on Your College Applications 

Open only to members of the graduating class of 2025

Before your senior year begins, get a head start on your college applications with the support and guidance of the VES college counselors! We will provide the space, structure, and oversight to help you progress through the following in our 15+ hours together:

  • Complete the Common Application™ in its entirety.
  • Have a complete draft of your main college essay.
  • Begin organizing and brainstorming for the additional essay prompts you will need to complete given your college list; some students even complete drafts of supplemental essays during our time together!
  • Get answers to the questions you may have regarding your college admissions process in the months ahead.

Further, during evenings all throughout the week, your VES College Counselors will be available to give you feedback on your writing and answer additional questions that may arise. They also will offer additional afternoon help hours at least twice during the week, if requested. 

VES Students: You should not feel as though you will be “behind” if you are unable to attend this camp. We will provide all the help you need once the school year begins, and we also can connect with you over the summer to help get you going! This is simply an opportunity to get the bulk of your college application work done during a single week in the summer.

If you are interested in joining us, please register now through the form below as spots fill up quickly! 

Details about the Week

August 5 - 9
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Hight Memorial Library on the VES Campus

Cost: $400*
*We do not want the fee for this camp to be a limiting factor; should cost be a concern, please contact Mrs. Koudelka.

Boarding Students, Please Note
We would love to have you join us. VES dorms will NOT be available for this week, however; if you wish to attend, you will need to arrange for a place to stay.