Make a Gift to Summer at Skidmore
We invite you to invest in the educational and artistic ventures
explored through Summer at Skidmore
A gift to the Decoda │ Skidmore Chamber Music Institute helps foster musicianship, ambassadorship and citizenship in young musicians. Students in this two-week Institute improve their chamber music skills and learn how to share their passion for music with others.
NYS Summer Writers Institute
Each year, the NYS Writers Institute's student body is composed of a wonderfully diverse
mix of individuals all sharing a common passion for writing and personal growth. Your
gift to the New York State Summer Writers Institute will ensure that the Institute
can continue to open its doors to gifted writers who might not otherwise be able to
NYS Summer Young Writers Institute
The New York State Summer Young Writers Institute brings top-notch high school writers
from all over the United States to Skidmore College for an intense week of literary
creativity each year. Gifts from generous donors have enabled us to award scholarships
each year to teenage writers who would otherwise not be able to attend the program.
Pre-College Program in the Liberal Arts
You can make a difference in a student's life. The Skidmore Pre-College Scholars Fund provides scholarships for talented high school students to attend our Pre-College Program designed to prepare students for college success.
Skidmore Jazz Institute
Each summer talented young musicians are brought to their next level of musicianship
at the Skidmore Jazz Institute. To encourage diversity, the Institute established
a scholarship fund to attract students with promise who would otherwise be unable
to attend. Your gift today will support the jazz artists and educators of tomorrow.
Summer Dance Workshop
Young dancers in this program have the rare opportunity to study intensely with world-renowned
artists and receive top level training in Skidmore's state-of-the art facilities. A
gift to the Summer Dance Workshop will ensure we continue to make this workshop available
to aspiring young dancers who lack the funds to pay for this life-changing experience.
Special Programs General Fund
We invite you to invest in the teaching and learning that takes place at Skidmore through the Office of the Dean of Special Programs, a truly innovative unit of the College. The ODSP encourages academic innovation and experimentation, and serves as a resource for lifelong learning.