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THE BREVARD COLLEGE BULLETIN SUMMER SCHOOL ISSUE Volume XX BREVARD COLLEGE, JANUARY, 1953 Number 2" BREVARD COLLEGE ANNOUNCES SIX WEEKS SUMMER SESSION JUNE 8th TO JULY 18th, 1953 SiiiailKSSf? May Day, 1952, with the lily pool in the foreground. The Spirit of the Confed eracy was the motif for the occasion and was artfully carried out with the young- wom en beautiful in their pastel dresses, and the young men resplendent in their uni forms of gray. Two small cannon flanking the steps leading to the pool, and a Con federate flag that had proudly waved over the smoke of battle, flying from the flagpole, added romantic color to the occasion. Scenic Wonderland Varied Attractions Are Offered To Summer Visitors One of the features which make Brevard college at tractive as a place for sum mer study is the fact that it offers such a wide variety of attractions to its students. The campus, surrounded by mountains, is near some of the beauty spots of Western North Carolina. Fifteen miles to the south at Camp Green ville, South Carolina, is a breathtaking view which was called by the Indians “The Pretty Place.” An open air chapel has been erected on the spot where Cherokees and the early settlers of this area formerly worshiped. Four miles away is the Pis- gah National Forest. Paved roads wind through the for est hard by Davidson river, passing such landmarks as John’s Rock, Looking Glass Falls, The Pink Beds, Wagon Road Gap, and a link of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Mt. Pisgah and the Rat tower 5,749 ft., looking down up on forest glades and verdant valleys or to the faint azure rim that marks the distant Blue Ridge peaks. Other nearby scenic attractions are Table Rock, Lake Lure, the Cherokee Reservation, Lake Junaluska, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. For the past several years Brevard has come to be call ed the Summer Music Capi tal of the South. During the months of June and July the Transylvania Music Camp is in session. The weekly and Sunday concerts are open to the public. The Brevard Mu sic Festival in August marks —Turn To Page Four The panoramic view from the crest of Pisgah, 5,749 feet above sea level, is one of the most beautiful in West ern North Carolina. Eighteenth Summer Session Announced The eighteenth Brevard college summer term will get under way June 8, 1953, for a six weeks summer session in a setting that is unexcelled in beauty and climate. The program has been set up with the idea of attempt ing to meet the individual desires and needs of each stu dent. Those who wish to spend six weeks in intensive study so that they can accel erate their normal college program will find that this can be done with a high de gree of satisfaction because of the invigorating mountain climate, the proximity of a well appointed library, and the individual attention which is available to every student. On the other hand, if one has had a long cherished am bition to paint, study music, or take some other course, and combine this with a need for relaxation in which it will be possible to find a long- sought-for time to read, listen to the music of the masters,, or enjoy some of the varied attractions of Western North Carolina, this is also on the summer school menu. The Brevard college cam pus this summer should be an unusually interesting center- of activity where individuals^ of varying age groups and', many varied interests fromi various states come together with a common purpose of spending six enjoyable and profitable weeks in the Sapphire country of Transyl vania county. Fall Session September 4, 1953 For further information, write Director of Admis sions, Brevard College, Bre vard, N. C.