Study and experience American culture in the beautiful, coastal town of Saco, Maine! Our summer program will help you become more proficient in English, learn about American culture, and become familiar with the process of applying to an American college or university. For 200 years we have been preparing students for a changing world and we will help prepare you. Thornton Academy offers different kinds of summer programs whose topics and length are tailored to each group. Examples are: Intensive study of English language Science-Technology-Engineering-Math laboratory study How to Prepare for College American Culture & History tours Maine’s famous seashore is about a mile from campus, where students can enjoy beautiful beaches and a variety of fun activities. Students may travel throughout the northeastern United States to visit college campuses and significant historical sites