Excursions in Learning


Excursions in Learning is an educational enrichment program for youth at Manchester Community College. We currently have programming in the spring, summer and fall semesters for inquisitive and creative minds in grades K-8. Our longest running program is the Summer Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth in August.

2012 marked our 25th year anniversary!

Our Mission

Our mission at Excursions in Learning is to take a leadership role in gifted education and enrichment programming; to be an educational and community resource for the 15 towns in the college's service area and beyond; and to collaborate with schools, cultural institutions and community groups in educational endeavors.

Our Enrichment Programs

Spring Semester:

  • This catalog is usually available by late December.
  • Saturday enrichment classes in March and April.

Summer Semester:

  • This catalog is usually available by mid-March.



  • Summer Academy for Gifted Youth: (Grades K-8) a two-week exciting and challenging academic program for students in grades K-8. Half-day and Full-day courses available.

Fall Semester:

  • This catalog is usually available by late July.
  • Saturday enrichment classes in October, November and December.
Last Update: January 13 2014
For additional information, email Carleigh Cappetta Schultz or call 860-512-2804.