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Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes students eat in Stanford cafeteria-style dining halls, which serve a range of healthy options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The dining halls provide vegetarian and vegan options at every meal, and special dietary needs (such as kosher or gluten-free meals) will be accommodated. Mid-afternoon snacks are served daily at the residences. Special catered dinners are typically provided once per week to provide an occasional change to the dining hall routine.

“The Summer Institutes provide a level of engagement and fun that I have never experienced before in a summer camp. From the housing, to the food, to the counselors, to the classes, to my fellow students, it was all superb. One of the greatest three weeks of my life!”

– Environmental and Earth Science, 2012 participant