Welcome to Summer Session 3
It's the FINAL day to lock in Summer Sessions 4 & 5 savings—don't miss out!
Ardent Summer Bulletin ☀️
Summer, Week 3, June 21-June 28, 2021
Summer Session 3 Courses Starting June 28th ☀️
It's not too late to join! Check out these two-week Summer Session 3 courses starting on Monday, June 28th. These courses are ONLINE and INTERACTIVE, with recordings and office hours available.

Have questions or want to learn more about them? Feel free to give our office a call at (949) 861-2211. Hurry—you definitely don't want to miss out!
Python Coding 2: Hands-On Projects
Grades 6-8
MON-FRI, June 28-July 9
2:30-5:30 PM PDT
Honors Physics: Sound & Optics
Grades 7-8
MON-FRI, June 14-July 9
2:30-5:30 PM PDT
Honors Chemistry
Grades 8-10
MON-FRI, June 14-July 9
2:00-4:00 PM PDT
AP Chemistry
Grades 9-11
MON-FRI, June 14-July 9
4:00-7:00 PM PDT
Grades 8-12
MON-FRI, June 14-July 9
5:30-8:30 PM PDT
Last Chance! Sessions 4 & 5 Promos End TODAY 😱
Ardent Summer Sessions 4 & 5 are just around the corner, starting as soon as July 12th! These virtual courses meet daily for two weeks, which allows students to dive deeply into their area of study — without skipping a beat!

Enroll by 11:59 PM (PDT) on Monday, June 21st (TODAY) to take advantage of Early Bird & Learn More Promotions!

Early Bird Promotion
The early bird gets the worm! All classes are $50 off (currently reflected online) if you enroll before the deadline.

Learn More Promotion
Learn more and do more by taking multiple Summer Session 4 & 5 courses. Save $100 per additional Summer Session course enrolled per student.

Call: (949) 861-2211
Summer Research Admissions Now Rolling 🔬
We are still accepting applications for Ardent's renowned Summer Research program. Interested in submitting a project to OCSEF, ISEF, Regeneron STS, and/or BROADCOM? This program is for you! Secure your spot in this one-of-a-kind program to get expert mentorship!
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12
Ardent Summer Research students will receive:
  • Intensive research methodology training
  • Mentorship from Ardent faculty as well as local university experts
  • Skills in bibliographic research, mathematical & computational tools
  • Presentation coaching sessions & effective communication skills
  • Life-long passion for science and engineering research

Key Dates:
  • Admissions Decisions: Rolling
  • Mandatory Kickoff Meeting: Saturday, June 26, 2021, 5-6 PM (PDT)
  • Program Duration: Thursday, July 10-Saturday, August 14, 2021
For more information, please visit our website here.
AP Course for Credit... Starting Now! 👩🏻‍🏫
We are thrilled to announce that 9th-12th graders can now take AP classes through Ardent to earn course credit. Our classes have been certified through College Board and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Upon full completion of the course, students will receive a transcript and be prepared to take the official AP exam. Courses are taught by top tier instructors who have many years of experience in their subject area and have been thoroughly vetted by Ardent. In addition, instructors and staff monitor each student’s progress and provide academic guidance to ensure that they are successful.
Get Rewarded for Learning with Friends 👥
At Ardent Academy, we are proud to serve so many loyal families; whether you've been with us for years or just joined, you are a vital part of our thriving learning environment. The NEW Ardent Referral Program is a way to give back to you, and continue to grow our community! When your referral enrolls in their first Ardent course, you both will be gifted a $100 voucher! The more you share, the more you save — you receive a voucher for each referred family turned enrollment.

If you've loved any of our programs, refer friends and family to join Ardent Academy via SOLVE. It's easy: log into SOLVE and click on the "students" tab to get started.
Get 1-on-1 Help with Ivy+ Tutors 📖
Catch up. Get ahead.

Need 1-on1 help in Math or Coding from Ivy+ tutors? Want individualized attention and to learn at your own pace? Ardent now offers private tutoring sessions open for immediate enrollment. Our tutors are highly qualified and experienced in their subject area. Students can choose sessions that meet four or eights time monthly at a time most convenient to them. Check out the subjects we offer below!
We'll Match You to the Best Summer Programs! ☀️
We're here to help! Speak with a member of Ardent Care team for 20 minutes over Zoom to learn about Ardent's pathways for academic success and ask questions about our summer opportunities.
How Did Emily Get into the College of Her Dreams?
Click on the video to watch our Senior Spotlight video! Former Ardent Counseling student Emily Z. will attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology this Fall 2021.
Ardent College Counseling is now accepting students in grades 7-11. Join to receive clear guidance for STEM and Humanities pathways to college, help with your summer planning and program applications, help with choosing the right classes and activities, and professional editing for college applications and essays.

Want to attend your dream college like Jackie? Schedule your free 20-minute consultation and learn more about our services! Please click below to fill out a request form.
Want to Volunteer with STEAM for All?
Rising 8th-12th graders interested in volunteering with STEAM for All must complete the Youth Leadership Program (YLP), an online course which provides volunteer training. Following the completion of this online course, you will become an eligible STEAM for All volunteer and are encouraged to volunteer with the many community service opportunities that STEAM for ALL provides.

Volunteer opportunities will be sent out through Volunteer Newsletters. Only those who complete the Youth Leadership program will be have access to these!

The Youth Leadership Program will be held via a Canvas course. To access the Youth Leadership Program, please register here, using the following code: XHWR8P.

If you would like to volunteer in Summer 2021 with STEAM for All, the deadline to complete YLP by 11:59 PM (PDT) on June 21st (TODAY).
Free Virtual Elementary Science Bowl for Gr 3-6 🧑‍🔬
  • Date: Saturday, June 26th
  • Time: 2-3 PM PDT
  • Location: Online

Join STEAM for All's FIRST Super STEAM Saturday, the Elementary Science Bowl, to expand students' knowledge of the sciences and have fun with peers! All  incoming 3rd-6th graders are welcome to attend. This free Science Bowl is an interactive game show-style contest where participants will have the opportunity to learn about fascinating science topics.
Happening Every Friday! Free Ardent Welcome 👋
Scan the QR code to join our WeChat group and receive a Zoom link.
  • Date: Fridays
  • English: 1-1:30 PM PDT
  • Chinese: 1:30-2 PM PDT

We invite all new and currently enrolled families to join our Ardent Welcome, which happens every Friday over Zoom!

At these free webinars, new families will:
  • Learn about free resources
  • Discover new summer programs
  • Meet the Ardent community
  • Explore opportunities
  • Ask Questions
Visit Our Northwood Campus 🏫
We're open Monday-Saturday, 1-6 PM.
Our Northwood campus is now open with fully vaccinated staff. While we welcome those who wish to visit us in-person, we encourage parents with questions to save time and call the Ardent Care line at (949) 861-2211.