Open House RSVP & Shadow Day Visits

Your Gunston Experience Starts Here.

The best way to experience Gunston is to visit our waterfront 35-acre campus. Gunston’s open house features a tour of the facilities, a live Q&A with current students, and a special presentation by our Head of School. You’ll have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with students, faculty, and staff members about what makes Gunston so special. 

In-Person Open House

Sunday, October 16 | RSVP below by Saturday, October 15
Sunday, November 13 | RSVP below by Saturday, November 12
Sunday, January 22 | RSVP below by Saturday, January 21
Sunday, April 23 | RSVP below by Saturday, April 22

Available Times:
Session 1:  11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Session 2:  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

If all sessions are "FULL", please call 410-758-0620, ext 1104, or email David Henry, Director of Admissions, to be placed on a waitlist as last-minute spots sometimes become available, or to schedule a personal tour of the campus.

* In the event of an in-person event being cancelled (for whatever reason), we will offer a virtual option, or reschedule.

Personal Tours & Shadow Day Visits

If you can not attend an open house and would like to schedule a personal tour of the campus, please contact David Henry, Director of Admission at 410-758-0620, ext 1104,

Shadow day visits can also be scheduled for potential Gunston applicants. Scheduled throughout the fall and winter as part of the admission’s process, visiting students would have the opportunity to be hosted by a Gunston student, attend two classes, and be able to experience Gunston firsthand - a student interview with the Director of Admission would also take place. We have designed the visits to take place October-April during the following days/time slots*:

Mondays:  8:10-10:40,  9:00-11:30,  12:00-2:20

Tuesdays & Thursdays:  8:40-11:10,  9:15-11:10,  12:25-2:20

Wednesdays:  12:25-2:20

Fridays:  8:40-11:10, 9:15-11:10

*Please note that shadow visits can be customized to best fit the visiting family's schedule - just contact the Admissions Office to arrange your visit. 

Shadow visits are available to any student (grades 8-11) applying for the following school year. 

Recent Gunston News

The Class of 2022

The Gunston School in Centreville, Md. celebrating its 111th commencement, celebrating the 53 members of the Class of 2022. This year's senior class had a successful college admission season and worked hard to earn $7.8 million dollars in merit scholarships. 

Head of School John Lewis with Valedictorians Abbey and Maggie Miller'22

The Gunston School celebrated many students during its annual Green & White Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 10, featuring the valedictorian address, personalized comments about every senior, and announced academic department awards, special named awards, and recognition from the greater community, as well as the much-anticipated announcement of the Green & White Cup. 

Signing Ceremony for College Bound Athletes 2022

The Gunston School is pleased to announce that five members of the class of 2022 have signed their letters of intent to play sports at the college level. At a recent signing ceremony this past Wednesday, April 27, students and their families along with coaches and faculty gathered in the Alice R. Ryan Family Library to celebrate their accomplishments. 

John Lewis, Alex Bent ’25, Sam LeCrone ’22, Damian Rene ’23, Robert Crow ’22, Ju (Jason) Lee ’22, Justin McCubbin ’25, Tom Mc

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