Summer Institute, Minneapolis, MN.

Sunday, July 28, 2019 to Saturday, August 3, 2019


A one week intensive training in Charlotte Mason's "Method of a Lesson." 

During this intensive, 1-week immersion seminar, you will engage in an interactive, reflective study of the philosophy of Charlotte Mason and the application of the Ambleside Method.

The institute begins with readings and discussion of Charlotte Mason’s educational philosophy. Then, plan to experience what it is like to be student at an Ambleside school. Faculty will teach from the Ambleside curriculum, including science, history, mathematics, Bible, literature, grammar, composition, nature and composer study, and more. The week culminates with hands-on application of the Method of the Lesson as guests plan and teach lessons from the curriculum. 


Cost: $1,400 per participant

Includes: Tuition, daily lunches, and opening and closing dinners. Additional meals,
transportation, lodging, and miscellaneous costs are not included.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of an Ambleside Internship or ASI exception.

Schedule: The Institute begins on Sunday evening at 6:00 pm and ends on Saturday at 10:00 pm with dinner.

To reserve your space or request additional information, please contact

Location: Hosted by RiverTree School  

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Accommodation Recommendations

Accommodation Recommendations
The following hotels are within a close and convenient distance to RiverTree School and downtown restaurants and shopping.
DoubleTree by Hilton
Minneapolis-Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Minneapolis West-St. Louis Park
5305 Wayzata Blvd. St. Louis Park, MN 55416 
TownePlace Suites
Minneapolis West-St. Louis Park
1400 Zarthan Avenue S, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
SpringHill Suites
Minneapolis West-St. Louis Park
5901 Wayzata Blvd, St. Louis, MN 55416
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Minneapolis-Golden Valley
6051 Golden Hills Dr., Minneapolis, MN 55416
Super 8 
Minneapolis/Golden Valley
6300 Wayzata Blvd., Golden Valley, MN 55416