The Wake Forest University Reynolda campus offers students the opportunity to live like a college student for a week during the summer. Wake Forest University has been voted one of America’s most beautiful college campuses year after year because of its picturesque and sprawling academic quad, the impressive Wait Chapel and the quaint, intimate feel of a classic college campus.
Institutes: Talented high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and incoming college freshmen will build confidence, interact with and learn from industry experts and gain lasting friendships all while residing on the beautiful, Wake Forest University campus. The Winston-Salem program will offer fifteen institutes (Biosciences and Engineering, Business, Dance, Debate and Public Advocacy, Documentary Film, Health and Exercise Science, Health and Wellbeing, Law, Leadership, Medicine, Neuroscience, Policy and Politics, Psychology, Sports Medicine, Technology, Visual Arts).
Housing: Students will live in undergraduate residence halls under the supervision of Wake Forest University college students and staff as well as eat all of their meals in the campus dining hall, “the Pit” or North Dining Hall.
Evening Activities: Evenings are packed with social gatherings, intramural sports, residence hall activities, and adventures on and off campus. The residential program integrates learning and teambuilding into every day of the week and students are encouraged to learn while having fun.
Supervision: Undergraduate student mentors offer guidance and insight into college-life throughout the week and industry experts share their knowledge and expertise about possible career paths during the day. This balance allows students a transformational opportunity that will prepare them for college and beyond!
At a Glance
- Biosciences and Engineering
- Debate and Public Advocacy
- Documentary Film
- Health and Exercise Science
- Health and Wellbeing
- Policy and Politics
- Sports Medicine
- Visual Arts
Winston-Salem Travel and Accommodations
Please identify yourself as a Wake Forest guest when making reservations. Summer Deacon family members seeking nearby accommodations in Winston-Salem may want to explore accommodations at Graylyn Estate in Winston-Salem. Additionally, Wake Forest University offers information on nearby hotel accommodations.
Travel to Winston-Salem, NC:
Traveling by Air
The Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, often called PTI for short, is the closest airport to campus — about a 30 minute drive.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is about a 90-minute drive to campus.
Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU) is about a 2-hour drive to campus.
Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem provides services for private aircraft, charters and non-commercial flights.
There are shuttles to and from GSO, CLT and RDU. You can find cost and scheduling information on the Benson Center site.
ABC Door 2 Door Transportation (336.721.9921) in Winston-Salem provides transportation to and from PTI.
Address for Wake Forest University – Reynolda Campus.
Wake Forest Reynolda Campus
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106