CBK Summer Programs maintain high expectations for student conduct. As residential programs, students live and learn together in collaborative, supportive, and safe environments both in and out of class. Students from all walks of life attend these programs, and the CBK Honor Code must be followed, regardless of higher levels of independence that students may be accustomed to at home in order to ensure a safe experience for everyone. All participants are expected to treat students across programs, instructors and TAs, residential staff, program staff, and university employees and students with respect as representatives of CBK programs. Behavioral expectations and program rules are sent to families with acceptance packets. Applicants are required to sign an agreement to follow rules of student conduct. Specific expectations are outlined for each program in the Student Handbook, which is again reviewed during orientation.
Bullying, sexual harassment, teasing of a sexual nature or regarding gender or sexuality, curfew abuses or hall access violations, vandalism, physical or emotional violence including excessive horseplay or threats of harm to self, and use of any controlled substances are grounds for immediate dismissal from the program without refund.
We pride ourselves on providing a safe environment, both physically and emotionally, for our students to thrive and to which they can feel comfortable returning. As a result, the majority of our students do come back to their second "family" each summer. Our behavioral expectations are in place to both protect our participants and to ensure an enjoyable stay on campus. These are zero tolerance policies due to program length and intensity. Should a student be dismissed from the program, the Executive Director of CBK will contact the student's family. Families are required to remove the child from campus or make arrangements to remove the child from campus within 6 hours. Parents must make immediate travel arrangements at their own expense. Program fees will not be refunded. If you have any questions, please contact CBK immediately.