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  2014 Summer Opportunities

Overseas Travel & Study Programs

American Collegiate Adventures
Participants: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Type of Program: Students will take classes as well as tour location.
Locations: Seville, Florence, London, Barcelona, and NICE as well as various other domestic locations.
Program Dates: Varies by program, please see website
Website: http://www.acasummer.com/

Broadreach
Participants: 9th - 12th Graders
Type of Program: Broadreach offers 70+ global education and skill-building summer adventures in 40+ countries for middle school, high school and college students. Every Broadreach student will earn a combination of community service hours and internationally recognized certifications as proof of their achievements. Students may also choose to earn college credit through Lesley University on many programs.
Program Dates: Dates vary by program.
Website: http://www.gobroadreach.com/summer-programs-for-high-school-students.asp

Columbia University: "The Barcelona Experience" or "Study in the Middle East"
Participants: Students entering grades 9-12 or freshman year of college
Type of Program: Study at the University of Barcelona or King's Academy in Manja, Jordan.
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: www.ce.columbia.edu/hs

The Experiment in International Living
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: The Experiment has been offering immersive cross-cultural exchanges, fun and thought-provoking adventures, and experiential learning programs since 1932. Today, The Experiment provides summer abroad opportunities for high school students in 27 countries worldwide.
Program Dates: Varies by location, check website.
Website: http://www.experimentinternational.org/

Instituto San Pedro
Participants: High School Students
Type of Program: A total Spanish immersion program where you will live with a host family and take Spanish courses emphasizing the language and history in Segovia
Program dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://institutosanpedro.com/

Middlebury Monterey Language Academy
Program Participants: Grades 9 - 12
Type of Program: The Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy began at Middlebury College and was originally established in affiliation with the Monterey Institute of International Studies. The Academy is now part of Middlebury Interactive Languages, the leader in digital world language courses for K-12 students. The summer language Academy attracts students in grades 8-12 from all over the country and internationally – it’s a place where students become “one” with culture and language using the incomparable Middlebury immersion learning pedagogy, based on Middlebury College’s famed Language Schools.
Program Dates: Varies by Program
Website: http://mmla.middlebury.edu/about/

Oxbridge Academic Programs
Participants: England and Spain, Grades 8-12, France, Grades 9-12
Type of Program: Academic and cultural enrichment.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/

Oxford University: Advanced Studies Program
Participants: Rising juniors who are 16 at the start of program-12
Type of Program: Academic and cultural enrichment.
Program Dates: July 6-19, 2014, July 20 - August 2, 2014, July 6 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://www.oasp.ac.uk/summerprogram/

Study Programs International: Study in Spain, Costa Rica, France, China, and Italy
Participants: 15 years of age or older with (typically) one year of high school foreign language relevant to native language of the program student hopes to attend.
Type of Program: Academic enrichment and cultural immersion.
Program Dates: Varies by program - see website.
Website: http://www.spiabroad.com/

Summer Discovery: Pre-College Enrichment Programs
Participants: Students completing grades 9-12
Type of Program: Cultural immersion program focusing on academics, internships, enrichment courses and much more.
Locations: England, Italy, Spain, and China
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.summerdiscovery.com/

St. Andrews and Cambridge ISSOS
Participants: Students ages 13-18
Type of Program: Academic and elective summer programs including creative writing, youth leadership, art, film, etc.
Program Dates:
St. Andrews: Session 1: July 3-24, 2014, Session 2: July 27 - August 17, 2014
Cambridge: July 16 - August 6, 2014
Website: http://www.summerschoolscotland.com

TASIS The American School in Switzerland: Summer Program
Participants: Grades 9-12
Type of Program: Varies by location, enrichment and immersion
Program Dates: Varies by Program
Website: http://www.tasis.ch/page.cfm?p=229

University of Chicago: The Traveling Academy
Participants: Rising 10-12
Type of Program: Study ancient Greek drama in its literary and social contexts.
Program Dates: site will be updated in mid-January for Summer 2014
Website: https://summer.uchicago.edu/traveling-academy.cfm

University of Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars' Programme
Participants:  Grades 9-12
Type of Program:  A fantastic combination of education and travel. Take challenging academic courses, and incorporate an in-depth course study through lectures and excursions to expose scholars to both cultural and historic venues, which will broaden their horizons during their stay in England. Optional trip to Paris.
Program Dates: July 24 - August 13, 2014. Paris until August 19.
Website: http://cambridgescholarsprogramme.com

University of Dallas
Participants: Grades 9-12 (Preference given to grades 10-12)
Type of Program: Two abroad program opportunities "Shakespeare in Italy" and "Latin in Rome" They also offer an Irving, Tx program "Arete"
Program Dates: Shakespeare in Italy, July 8-25, 2014, Latin in Rome, July 8-29, 2014, and Arete, July 13-26, 2014 
Website: http://www.udallas.edu/travel/highschoolprograms/index.html

University of St. Andrews (Scotland): Scottish Studies, Science, & Creative Writing Summer Programs
Participants: Rising juniors, seniors, or students about to enter college.
Type of Program: 3.5 weeks of pre-college academic and cultural enrichment
Program Dates: June 28 - July 26, 2014
Website: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/admissions/ug/int/summerschools/scottishstudiessummerprogramme/

Vision Service Adventure
Participants: Rising 10th-12th, French and Spanish countries require 2 years of language
Type of Program: With VISIONS, you live in the heart of the community and work shoulder-to-shoulder with local hosts. You know the people whose lives you impact, and are part of a summer program that quickly surpasses the superficial.
Program Dates: Varies by location, check website
Website: http://www.visionsserviceadventures.com/

Last updated on 11/06/2013

General Academic Programs within the US

Alfred University: Summer Programs for Teens
Participants: Varies by program
Type of Program: Choose among: Art Portfolio, Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Creative Writing, Ceramic & Glass Engineering, Theatre, Renewable Energy, Robotics, Equestrian, and Swimming
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.alfred.edu/summer/

American Collegiate Adventures
Participants: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Type of Program: Activity-filled weeks of learning and recreation in Madison, Boston, Malibu and Madison/Malibu duo program
Program Dates: varies by program
Website: http://www.acasummer.com/

Arizona State University: Summer Enrichment Programs
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Experience the excitement of college life, learn from world renowned professors and explore your interests through ASU’s Summer Enrichment program. Connect with other high school students from all over the state. Broaden your world view. Get hands-on lessons in a fun and challenging environment.
Program dates: Varies by program
Website: https://students.asu.edu/summerenrichment  

Auburn University: Summer Camps
Participants: Rising freshman-senior
Type of Program: Auburn offers over 100 summer programs from a variety of disciples.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/opce/summercamps/

Babson College: Summer Studies for High School Students
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th Graders
Type of Program: This five-week, residential program from July 9-August 13, 2014, will give students the opportunity to focus on entrepreneurial ventures that create social, economic, and environmental value. Targeted at high-achieving students the summer before entering their junior or senior year, this course is taught by top-ranked Babson faculty in a challenging, campus environment. Students can earn four college credits that can be used at Babson or wherever they attend college.
Program Dates: July 9 - August 13, 2014
Website: http://www.babson.edu/admission/visiting-students/high-school/summer-study/Pages/home.aspx

Barnard College/Columbia University-Pre-College Programs
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Students can choose from 6 different programs of: Young Women's Leadership Institute, Dance in the City, Summer Science Seminars (STEM Program), Summer in the City, Liberal Arts Institute, and Entrepreneurs in Training.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://barnard.edu/precollege/summer-programs 

Beloit College: Summer Intensive Language Programs
Participants: Students age 17 minimum
Type of Program: The Center offers four- and eight-week programs in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian. At the successful conclusion of each eight-week summer language program, students will have completed the equivalent of one year of college-level language study and are prepared to enter the next year of study at most colleges and universities.
Program Dates:
Eight Week Session: June 4 - August 8, 2014
Session I: June 14 - July 11, 2014
Session II: July 13 - August 8, 2014
Website: http://www.beloit.edu/cls/

Boston College: Summer Experience
Participants: Rising Seniors
Type of Program:  A six week long college experience for outstanding, highly motivated students to experience college level coursework at Boston College
Program Dates: Please check the website for the Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://www.bc.edu/schools/summer/bce

Boston Univeristy High School Investigative Journalism Workshop
Participants: 9th-12th Graders
Type of Program: Spend two weeks this summer on the Boston University campus in a unique program that will teach you the basics of investigative reporting. Starting on day one you will work on investigative stories alongside award-winning journalists and Boston University faculty. You will learn critical thinking and writing skills which are essential for college coursework. In addition to classroom instruction, students will be able to explore the historical city of Boston. Past sightseeing activities have included: watching a Red Sox game at Fenway Park, visiting the Museum of Fine Arts, and taking a walk on the Freedom trail.
Program Dates:
Session 1: June 30 – July 11, 2014
Session 2: July 14 – July 25th, 2014
Session 3: July 28 – August 8th, 2014
Website: http://necir-bu.org/training/hs-journalism-workshop/

Boston University: High School Honors, Research Internship, Summer Challenge, or Summer Preview
Participants: Varies according to program
Type of Program: Depending on which program student chooses, she will have the opportunity to study one or two subjects or pursue scientific research under the guidance of a faculty mentor.
Program Dates: June 29 - August 8, 2014
"High School Honors" - rising juniors and seniors
"Research Intership" - rising seniors
"Summer Challenge" - rising sophomore, juniors and seniors
"Summer Preview" - rising freshmen and sophomores
Website: http://bu.edu/summer/highschool

Carleton College: Summer Programs
Participants: Varies according to program
Type of Program: Pre-college programs focusing on research, liberal arts, science, and writing
Program Dates: Varies by program
"Liberal Arts Experience"  for Rising Sophomores
"Summer Quantitative Reasoning Institute" for Rising Sophomores and Juniors
"Summer Science Institute" for Rising Sophomores and Juniors
"Summer Writing Program" for Rising Juniors
Website: www.carleton.edu/summer

Carnegie Mellon (PA): Pre-College Programs
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors who are between 16-18
Type of Program: Choose from architecture, art & design, drama, music, or the National High School Game Academy
Program Dates: See website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college

Colorado College: Pre-College Summer Session
Participants: Rising seniors
Type of Program: This is an opportunity to take a class for college credit and experience the campus of Colorado College.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/summersession/pre-college/program-details/

The College of William & Mary (VA): Pre-Collegiate Summer Program
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors
Type of Program: This is a pre-college study of Early American History
Program Dates: Session 1: June 22 - July 12, 2014 Session II: July 13 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://www.wm.edu/as/niahd/precollegiatesummer/index.php

Columbia University (NY)
Participants: Rising freshman-seniors
Type of program: Rigorous pre-college program for students to experience college life and broaden their worldview
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: www.ce.columbia.edu/hs

Cornell University: Summer College Programs
Participants: Rising sophomore-seniors
Type of Program: A residential summer program designed to allow students the opportunity to explore careers, a college campus, and enhance their resume
Program Dates:  Six Weeks Program: June 21 - August 5, 2014
Session I: June 21 - July 12, 2014
Session II: July 13 - August 2, 2014
Architecture & Research Apprenticeship in Biological Sciences June 21 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/

Duke University Talent Identification Program: Summer Programs
Participants: Rising freshman-seniors
Type of Program: Duke TIP Summer Studies Programs are superb academic opportunities and dynamic residential and social experiences for seventh through twelfth graders. These three-week sessions are intense and demanding; students are challenged to think critically about themselves and their world.
Program Dates: varies by program, see website
Website: http://www.tip.duke.edu

Earlham College: Explore a College
Participants: Rising sophomores-seniors
Type of Program: This is a two week residential summer program designed as a "dress rehearsal" for the real college experience.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: www.earlham.edu/~eac

Emory: Pre-College Program
Participants: Rising 11th-12th
Type of Program: An academic program for high school students wanting to get a taste of college life and a residential experience.
Program Dates: Please see website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://precollege.emory.edu/

Georgetown University: Summer School
Participants: Rising 10-12th graders
Type of Program: Choose from 11 pre-college, academic tracks
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://scs.georgetown.edu/summer-programs-for-high-school-students

George Washington University: Pre-College Program
Participants: Rising 9-11 graders
Type of Program: Students can choose from the College Intensive which offers credit bearing courses or the Summer Immersion which is experiential learning
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.precollege.gwu.edu

Harvard College: Harvard Summer School
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors and '13 grads
Type of Program: Courses in writing, drama, and math that can earn college credit
Program dates: June 21 - August 9, 2014
Website: http://www.ssp.harvard.edu/

Hollins University: Hollinsummer
Participants: Girls in grades 9-12
Type of Program: You'll take two noncredit classes, live on campus with girls from all over the country, and enjoy a full program of extracurricular activities.
Program Dates: July 20-26, 2014
Website: http://www.hollins.edu/summerprograms/hollinsummer/index.shtml

Loyola University Chicago: Precollegiate Summer Scholars
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors.
Type of Program: Pre-college program that allows students to earn college credit and learn about the undergraduate experience
Program Dates:
"Three-week Seminars": TBD
"Six-week Academy": TBD
Website: www.LUC.edu/summerscholars

Marymount University: DC Summer Institutes
Program Participants: Rising Seniors
Type of Program: Looking for something exciting to do this summer? How about exploring international business or criminal justice in one of the world’s greatest cities? Want to spend time with other high school students who share your interests, meet decision makers, and get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the influential organizations in our nation’s capital? And how about earning three college credits in the process? If this sounds interesting, Marymount has the program for you!
Program Dates: July 10 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://marymount.edu/summer/dc

The University of Mississippi: Summer College for High School Students
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: There are various academic programs that allow you to explore different academic interests.
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://www.outreach.olemiss.edu/schs/index.html

University of Nebraska: Big Red Summer Academic Camps
Participants: Rising sophomores-seniors
Type of Program: There are various academic camps that allow you to explore career areas on the University of Nebraska campus
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://www.4h.unl.edu/web/4hcamps/bigredcamps

University of Notre Dame: Summer Scholars Program
Participants: Current Sophomores and Juniors
Type of Program: This summer opportunity allows students to take a two week course. Students may choose 1 of 19 courses of study that range from American Partisan Politics to Unlocking Shakespeare Through Performance.
Program Dates: June 28 - July 12, 2014
Website: http://precollege.nd.edu/summer-scholars/

New York University: Pre-college Program
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors.
Type of Program: This is a six week residential experience to provide an opportunity to take up to two college-level courses and exploring college options.
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://www.nyu.edu/admissions/precollege.html

Northeastern University: Summer Programs
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Our Summer Programs include credit and noncredit options designed to prepare rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors for the academic, social, and campus experiences of freshman year of college. Building upon Northeastern's world-renowned reputation for experiential learning, our programs focus on helping students understand how academic topics are used in real-world applications.
Program Dates: Please see website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://pages.northeastern.edu/FY14Email.NUGuidanceCounselor.html

Northwestern University: College Prep Program
Participants: Rising seniors
Type of Program: Designed for students who want new academic challenges and the experience of real college life.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website:  http://www.scs.northwestern.edu/collegeprep/

Northwestern State University: Advance Program for Young Scholars
Participants: Rising 9th-12th
Type of Program: Three-week residential program for gifted students coupling challenging academics with fun social activities.
Program Dates: June 8-28, 2014
Website: http://advance.nsula.edu/

Prairie View A&M University: Pre-College Summer Programs
Participants: Varies by program, rising sophomores-seniors
Type of Program: Camps as well as residential experiences offered
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.pvamu.edu/sa/career-services/pre-college-enrichment/

Rice University: Rice for High School Students
Participants: Rising freshman-seniors
Type of Program: Students choose one course from a variety of subjects to take alongside current Rice students.
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://gscs.rice.edu/rhs

Rice University: Content - College - Career
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors.
Type of Program: A five day enrichment program designed for rising juniors and seniors to focus on global issues as they relate to environmental sustainability and cultural understanding.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: www.teachers.rice.edu

Sarah Lawrence College: Summer 2014 Programs for High School Students
Type of Program: Summer at SLC consists of summer programs that offer distinctive, intensive programs for students in high school on the beautiful SLC campus, just 30 minutes from Midtown Manhattan. Because these programs are developed by celebrated SLC faculty and are modeled on the SLC pedagogy of conferencing – your learning experience will be like no other. Summer at SLC offers you a chance to enhance your academic experience and explore your passions in small classes, a hallmark of a Sarah Lawrence education. SLC programs foster a supportive, non-competitive environment for academic and personal development.
Program Dates: Vary by program
Website: http://www.slc.edu/ce/pre-college/summer/

Southern Methodist University: College Experience
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors
Type of Program: A five week summer program that provides an opportunity for a small group of students to get an early start on college and  taste of campus life.  
Program Dates: TBD
Website: www.smu.edu/ce

Smith: Pre-College Summer Programs
Participants: Varies by program
Types of Programs: Field Studies for Sustainable Features, Dicovering Women's History, Science and Engineering, Young Women's Writers Workshop and Strings at Smith
Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://smith.edu/summer/

St. John's College: A Great Week with Books
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors
Type of Program: Modeled on the St. John's Program, the Summer Academy offers participants a rich experience reading and discussing original texts in small discussion classes (tutorials and seminars) with faculty members experienced in guiding thoughtful and lively conversations.  Students will learn to read texts closely, question their assumptions about the ideas they encounter in them, articulate their own ideas clearly through collaborative inquiry and dialogue, share insights, and listen actively.
Program Dates:
Annapolis, Maryland: July 13-19, 2014 or July 20-26, 2014
Santa Fe, New Mexico: June 20-28, 2014, June 29 - July 5, 2014 or July 6-12, 2014
Website: http://www.stjohnscollege.edu/admissions/summeracademy.shtml

Stanford University: Education Program for Gifted Youth Summer Institutes
Participants: Grades 9-11
Type of Program: The EPGY Summer Institutes are two-to-four-week residential programs for academically talented and motivated and high-school students. The Summer Institutes provide an opportunity for these students to pursue their intellectual curiosity and meet others who share their interests and abilities. Participants are enrolled in a single intensive-study course, taught by a Stanford instructor, and covering topics not typically presented at their grade level.
Program Dates:
Session 1: June 23 - July 12
Session 2: July 15 - August 3
Session 2E: July 15 - August 10
Website: http://epgy.stanford.edu/summer/

Stanford University: Summer College
Participants: Rising 10-12, must be at least 16
Type of Program: Stanford Summer Session is the fourth academic quarter at Stanford University. One of our programs, High School Summer College, is an academically selective program that provides mature, advanced high school students access to undergraduate coursework at Stanford. Summer College is an eight-week college experience that provides academic, social, and intellectual opportunities not found in a high school classroom.
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://summer.stanford.edu/

Stanford University: Summer Humanities Institute
Program Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
Type of Program: Led by Stanford professors, the Summer Humanities Institute lets rising high school juniors and seniors explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities: how and when can ideas transform society? When is the use of force legitimate? How can we define the limits of individual rights?
Program Dates: Session I: June 22 - July 11, 2014
         Session II: July 14 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://www.stanford.edu/group/summer_hum_inst/cgi-bin/wordpress/about/

Stephen F. Austin State University: Pre-Law Experience
Program Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
Type of Program: The Pre-Law Experience is intended to provide an overview of the key elements in planning a future as a lawyer:
Undergraduate study, LSAT tutorials, discussions with law school admissions officials, law school professors, judges, and lawyers, visits to key legal venues (courts, law offices, jails), moot court competition, an introduction to law, courts, and legal concepts, and career options.
Program Dates: June 8 - 14, 2014
Website: http://www.sfasu.edu/laa/779.asp

Summer Study Programs
Participants: Grades 9th-11th
Type of Program: Experience "the beat and pulse" of college life. Choose from one of four campuses including:
Penn State University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Buenos Aires, or La Sorbonne in Paris, France
Program Dates: varies by program
Website: http://www.summerstudy.com/

Summer Discovery: Pre-College Enrichment Programs
Participants: Students completing grades 9-12.
Type of Program: This program is offered on multiple campuses and covers a wide variety of summer enrichment programs including but not limited to Business, Culinary, College Prep work, and much more.
Choose from 8 different campuses including: University of Texas at Austin, UCLA, US-Santa Barbara, Michigan, Michigan/UCLA, Georgetown, Emerson Boston, Penn, Philly Culinary
Program Dates: Varies by program.
Website: http://www.summerdiscovery.com/

Summer Institute for the Gifted: University Prep
Participants: Rising 9th-12th
Type of Program: SIG University is a 3-week intensive college preparatory program for students. Choose from University of Chicago and Yale University.
Program Dates: Varies by program.
Website: http://www.giftedstudy.org/

Telluride Association: Summer Program
Participants: Rising 11th-12th
Type of Program: Each program is designed to bring together young people from around the world who share a passion for learning.
Program Dates: Varies by host institution, check website.
Website: http://www.tellurideassociation.org/programs/high_school_students.html

Texas Lutheran University: Lone Star Scholars Academy
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors
Type of Program: This is a two week opportunity to "try on" the college experience. Choose from one of four university-level courses.
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: www.tlu.edu/lssa

Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Program Participants: 9th - 12th grade students
Type of Program: Campers will experience hands-on activities led by wildlife professionals, which include wildlife and plant identification, hunting as a management tool, species diversity, conservation ethics, wildlife capture and survey techniques, wildlife tracking, predator-prey dynamics, white-tailed deer management, fishing, hunter safety, shooting skills, and much more. The week-long camp is especially recommended for high school students who are considering a career in wildlife management or natural sciences.
Program Dates: July 20-26, 2014
Website: www.wildlifecamptx.org 

United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar
Participants: Rising seniors
Type of Program: The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. Summer Seminar teaches you about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders.
Program Dates:
Session 1: May 31 - June 5
Session 2: June 7- June 12
Session 3: June 14 - June 19
Website: http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/nass

University of Chicago Summer Session
Participants: Rising 10-12
Type of Program: 3 Program Options - "Insight", "Research in the Biological Sciences" (RIBS), or "Summer Quarter Undergraduate Course Offerings"
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://summer.uchicago.edu/highschool/programs

University of Houston: Bauer Summer Business Camps
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Various summer programs offer a variety of opportunities for students to explore the areas of business, leadership, sales & marketing, and entrepreneurship.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: www.bauer.uh.edu/summercamp

Miami University of Ohio: Junior Scholars Program
Participants: Rising Seniors
Type of Program: The Junior Scholars Program provides a total college experience for academically-talented, rising high school seniors during a six-week, summer term in which they do the following: Take university courses and earn six to eight hours of college credit, Learn from Miami's nationally-recognized faculty, Reside in a "living-learning" community with other Junior Scholars participants, Qualify for guaranteed admission to Miami University
Program Dates: Please check the website for Summer 2014 dates.
Website: http://www.miami.muohio.edu/admission/admission/high-school/jr-scholars/

University of Notre Dame: Summer Scholars
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors.
Type of Program: Choose from 13 academic tracks.
Program Dates: Varies by program.
Website: precollege.nd.edu/

University of Pennsylvania: Pre-College Program
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
Type of Program:  Enroll in one or two undergraduate courses during the University of Pennsylvania's Summer Session. Students also have the opportunity to take part in academic enrichment programs, college application workshops, and college tours throughout the Northeast, all while receiving a complete undergraduate experience.
Program Dates: July 2 - August 9, 2014
Website: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/highschool/precollege

University of Pennsylvania: Summer Academies
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
Type of Program:  Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) Program, Leadership in the Business World (LBW), Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&TSI), Wharton Sports Business Academy
Program Dates: Varies by program.
Website: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/students/highschool/courses/academies

University of Pennsylvania: The Wharton School
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
Type of Program:  Biomedical Research Academy, Experimental Physics Research Academy and Art in the City Academy and Social Justice Research Academy
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/academics/pre-college-programs.cfm

University of Rochester: Rochester Scholars
Participants: Grades 9th-12th
Type of Program: A residential program in which students enroll in mini-courses, reflective of fields of study at the University of Rochester or other higher education institutions.  Students have the opportunity to explore many different careers.
Program Dates: dates vary be session
Website: http://enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/precollege/rocscholar.shtm

University of Southern California: Summer Programs
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Students choose from over 20 seminars and experience life on USC's campus.
Program Dates: Varies by program in length but occurs between July 6 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://cesp.usc.edu/

The University of Texas at Austin Summer Symposium for High School Students: Global Ethics and Conflict Resolution
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Students practice communication and conflict skills, attend lectures on global issues and experience college life at UT-Austin
Dates: June 15-28, 2014
Website: http://www.utpcr.org/camp/camp.htm

The University of Washington: The Game Experience
Program Participants: Grades 10 - 12
Type of Program: Insider access to America’s game industry, introducing students from all over the world to video game design, development, and management. Professional classroom instruction, private company tours, and industry guest lectures help students to create, build, and play their own games!
Program Dates: July 19 - August 3, 2014
Website: http://www.expamerica.net/student-programs/game-experience/

The University of Washington: International Business and Careers
Program Participants: Grades 10 - 12
Type of Program: An all-inclusive summer program for business minded students from around the world. Explore innovative business concepts with the city’s most dynamic industry professionals through guest speakers, company tours, and classroom instruction from the Foster School of Business.
Program Dates: July 12 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://www.expamerica.net/student-programs/foster/

Vanderbilt University: Summer Academy
Participants: Grades 9-12
Type of Program: At Vanderbilt Summer Academy, highly gifted students can soar-learning at a rapid pace in a true community of peers. Students have the opportunity to flex their intellectual muscles, make lifelong friends, and have lots of fun-all while enjoying the many benefits of a secure setting at a top-ranked national university.
Program Dates:
Session II (rising 9th and 10th graders): June 15-27, 2014
Session III (rising 11th-12th graders): July 6-25, 2014
Website: http://pty.vanderbilt.edu/vsa/

Wake Forest University : LENS
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
Type of Program: Expereince a residential program that helps students follow a program of study based on a current global challenge.
Program Dates: June 23 - July 11, 2014
Website: www.wfu.edu/lens


Washington University in St. Louis: High School Summer Scholars Program
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors.
Type of Program: This program is designed to allow students to experience college courses as well as get a feel for what college life is like.
Program Dates: 2 sessions offered
Session A: June 8 - July 12, 2014
Session B: July 13 -August 15, 2014
Website: http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/scholars

Washington University: High School Summer Institutes
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors.
Type of Program: Writing Institute, Pre-Medical Institute, Pre-Engineering Institute, Business Institute
Program Dates: Varies by institute.
Website: http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/institutes

Yale University: Young Global Scholars
Participants: Current 10th and 11th Graders
Type of Program: The Yale Young Global Scholars Program is a very selective leadership-development program for high school students from around the world. The program is designed to bring together students with the talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make meaningful impacts as young leaders, even before they begin university studies.
Program Dates: Varies by session.
Website: http://globalscholars.yale.edu/about-us-0

Last updated on 11/06/2013

Science, Math, Architecture, and Engineering Programs

Alfred University (NY): Summer Institute in Cermic Engineering and Polymer Discovery
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors
Type of Program: This is a a great opportunity to learn about ceramic and glass engineering, to sample life on a college campus and to meet other students with similar interests and academic ability. The emphasis is on having fun and enjoying our beautiful natural surroundings while learning!
Program Dates: June 29 - July 3, 2014
Website: http://www.alfred.edu/summer/camps/science.cfm

Auburn University: Architecture Camp 
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors
Type of Program:  The program is an intensive, exciting, week-long workshop that begins with basic design concepts and ends with an architectural design project.
Program Dates: 2014 Please see the website for 2014 dates.
Website: http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/opce/summerexperience/architecture.htm

Auburn University: Engineering Summer Camps
Participants: Rising 9th through 12th
Type of Program:  There are 2 main sessions designed to expose students to the world of engineering.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.eng.auburn.edu/outreach/k-12/eng-summer-camp.html

Boston University: PROMYS (Program in Mathmatics for Young Scientists)
Participants: Grades 9-12
Type of Program: This intensive six-week program is designed to encourage highly motivated students to explore the world of mathmatics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians and visiting scientists at Boston University.
Program Dates: June 29 - August 9, 2014
Website: http://www.promys.org/

Camp Cardiac
Participants: Students ages 15 and up
Type of Program: This summer day camp is open to high school students who are interested in exploring the field of medicine.
Program Dates: Varies by location
Website: http://www.campcardiac.org/index.html

Camp Neuro 
Participants: High school students age 15 or older
Type of Program: Camp Neuro serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology. With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Neuro provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in both the medical and psychological fields.  In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise.  Although Camp Neuro's primary focus is on care and maintenance of the brain as well as psychology, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.
Program Dates: Dates vary by location.
Website: http://www.campneuro.org/index.html

Carleton College: Summer Science Institute
Participants: Rising 10th and 11th graders
Type of Program: Learn to think and write like a scientist and participate in hands-on research that culminates in a research symposium.
Program Dates: Varies by program.
Website: www.carleton.edu/summer

Carnegie Mellon (PA): Pre-College Program in Architecture
Participants: Rising juniors and seniors.
Type of Program: The study of architecture is an exciting multidisciplinary activity that combines design creativity, historical perspective, technical excellence, social responsibility, and global and environmental leadership. The Pre-College Architecture Program is structured to introduce you to each of these areas and for you to experience studying architecture in a university setting.
Program Dates: Please check the website for 2014 dates.
Website: www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college

The Catholic University of America: Experiences in Architecture
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: The Experiences in Architecture program at The Catholic University of America is an intense three-week workshop for students interested in architecture or other design related fields. Students are exposed to both the academic and the professional sides of the architecture arena, as the city of Washington, D.C., becomes their classroom. The Experiences in Architecture program will better prepare you for the rigors of architecture school, giving you a head start, as well as acquaint you with campus life at the university level. Students who have participated in EiA’s summer workshop, or a similar pre-college program, are better prepared for success at the university level.
Program Dates: Please check the website for 2014 dates.
Website: http://architecture.cua.edu/summerprograms/experiences.cfm

Cornell University: CURIE Academy
Participants: Current sophomore and junior girls
Type of Program: One week program for high school girls who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering 
Program Dates: July 13-19, 2014
Website: www.engineering.cornell.edu/curie

Clemson University: Summer Scholars
Participants: Rising 9-12.
Type of Program: There are three sessions.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: www.clemson.edu/summerscience

LSU Summer Architecture Career Discovery Workshop
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: One week residential on the LSU campus sponsored by the College of Art & Design and the School of Architecture. Explore basic design principles and techniques to create hands-on building and model-making activities.
Program Date: Please check the website for 2014 dates.
Website: http://reg.outreach.lsu.edu:8080/modules/shop/index.html?action=section&OfferingID=1555

Loyola University Chicago: Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars
Participants: Rising seniors
Type of Program: Math and Science Academy and Environmental Scholars program
Program Dates: Math and Science TBA 
Website: http://www.luc.edu/summerscholars/academics/

Purdue University: Duke Energy Academy
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
Type of Program: During the week-long course on STEM-related energy topics participants will have an exciting opportunity to learn from Purdue faculty, staff and industry leaders who are directly involved in researching and developing the energy resources needed to power the world of tomorrow.
Program Dates: June 22-28, 2014
Website: http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/energy/energyacademy/apply.php

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Architecture Career Discovery Program
Participants: Rising 10th, 11th and 12th
Type of Program: This program introduces students to the field of architecture, including history, theory, technology, and practice, while emphasizing how these diverse realms of knowledge can be synthesized within the process of architectural design.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://summer.rpi.edu/update.do?catcenterkey=4

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Computer Game Development Academy
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th
Type of Program: Teaches the fundamentals of the video game creation process.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://summer.rpi.edu/

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Aerospace Enginnering Summer Career Exploration Program
Participants: Rising 10th, 11th and 12th
Type of Program: Will introduce students to a career in aerospace engineering by taking a close look at about how objects fly using model airplanes. In addition to designing and building a model airplane, participants will observe wind tunnel and flight tests.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://summer.rpi.edu/ 

SEA Semester: Summer Seminars
Participants: Rising 10-12
Type of Program: 2 programs to choose from which include: "Science at SEA" and "Oceanography of the Southern California Bight"
Program Dates: Varies by session
Website: www.sea.edu

Sewanee Envioronmental Institute (SEI): Pre-college Field Studies Experiences
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th "interested in all aspects of environmental studies"
Type of Program:  This program is an opportunity to explore Sewanee's ecologically diverse 13,000-acre campus under the guidance of faculty members who are passionate about environmental education. This program provides an interdisciplinary introduction to environmental studies.
Program Dates: Please see the website for 2014 dates.
Website: http://sei.sewanee.edu/programs/precollege

Smith College: Which Scientist Are You?
Participants: Grades 9th-12th
Type of Program: Summer Science and Engineering Program for High School Women
Program Dates: July 6 - August 7, 2014
Website: www.smith.edu/ssep

Southern Methodist University: SMU Engineering Camp for Girls
Participants: Rising 9th -10th
Type of Program: Girls explore engineering through hands-on, interactive projects which show how engineering is related to social concerns, community interest and individual development.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/K-12/precollege_camp

Southern Methodist University: SMU Lyle Engineering Innovation Camps
Participants: Rising 11th -12th
Type of Program: The camp is designed to give students who are interested in pursuing educational opportunities and careers in STEM fields an opportunity to live on campus in residence halls, be mentored by representatives from the SMU faculty, participate in panel and group discussions with industry partners while working on a real world, hands-on design innovation project.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/K-12/InnovationCamp

Texas A&M University: Veterinary Enrichment Camp
Participants: Rising 11th  and 12th
Type of Program: This special summer program is for high school students who have an interest in the field of veterinary medicine. The three-day program will give participants the opportunity to explore the possibilities of veterinary medicine as a career. Participants will live in university dormitories, attend special sessions, and discover the broad diversity of career opportunities available to graduates with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://vetmed.tamu.edu/bims/future/veterinary-enrichment-camp

Texas Tech University: PRISM Camp
Participants: Rising 12th
Type of Program: At PRISM Camp these students will not only have a great time, but will also have the opportunity to become familiar with the TTU campus, perform biomathematics research, meet other students with similar interests, and will have preferred status if they choose to apply to the PRISM program again in the future.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/stem/prism.php

Tulane University: School of Architecture
Participants: Rising 11th-12th
Type of Program: Students will spend their three weeks in the School of Architecture exploring the ideas, methods, and issues of architecture. Lectures, field trips, discussions, critiques, and other activities during the four-hour daily class session will be supplemented by regular design exercises to be completed outside class time. Students will sample the intensity as well as the subjects of a collegiate architecture curriculum.
Program Dates: June 22 - July 11, 2014
Website: http://architecture.tulane.edu/programs/summer-high-school-program

United States Naval Academy Summer STEM Program
Participants: Current 9th and 10th graders
Type of Program: If you like math and science, you are off to a great start. If you enjoy discovering new things, solving problems, and learning how things work - even better! Creativity, persistence, and the desire to make the world a better place are also important qualities. Becoming an engineer requires hard work and a good education. This summer program will be a great start to your career in science and engineering. 
Program Dates:
9th Graders: June 9-14, 2014
10th Graders: June 16-20, 2014
Website: http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/stem                   

The University of Arizona: Biosphere 2 Science Academy
Participants: Current 9th-12th graders
Type of Program: Student participants will learn and practice science 'under-the-glass', doing hands-on research projects in the Biosphere 2 biomes: tropical rainforest, savanna, ocean, mangrove marsh, and coastal fog desert. Participants will apply scientific skills to conduct experiments and collect data while working side-by-side with Biosphere 2 researchers. The week will culminate with presentations of research findings.
Program dates: July 13-19, 2014
Website: http://b2science.org/outreach/sciacademy

University of Arizona College of Engineering Summer Engineering Academy
Participants: Current 9th-12th graders
Type of Program: Students who attend the Summer Engineering Academy will investigate careers available in engineering. Students will have the opportunity to learn how engineers affect the world every day. They will spend time in the classroom with University professors learning about topics ranging from the fundamentals of aerodynamics to materials used in engineering.
Program Dates: 3 sessions:
Session 1 (Grades 9-10): TBA
Session 2 (Grades 11-12):
Session 3 (Grades 11-12):
Website: http://dev.engr.arizona.edu/future/sea

University of Houston: Center for Life Sciences and Technology
Participants: Rising 9-12
Type of Program: Participants will get hands–on experience with a variety of tools and instruments used in modern molecular biology and biotechnology research labs. Laboratory experiments include agarose gel electrophoresis, genetic transformation with GFP, polymerase chain reaction, DNA finger printing and DNA microarray. Instructional materials to replicate these experiments will be provided.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://sites.tech.uh.edu/clist/outreach/

University of Houston: GRADE (Girls Reaching and Demonstrating Excellence)
Participants: Rising 9-12.
Type of Program: This is a week-long day program designed to help high school women find out what engineering is all about through hands-on experience.
Program Dates:
Session 1: June 9-13, 2014
Session 2: June 23-27, 2014
Website: www.egr.uh.edu/grade

University of Houston: STEP Forward Camp
Participants: Rising 12th
Type of Program: Exploration into the field of Engineering
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://www.egr.uh.edu/promes/camps/

University of Houston: Wonder Works, Architecture
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: This introductory studio with accompanying lectures and field trips will give you a broader, deeper understanding of the subject and also the opportunity to develop a portfolio for use in applying to schools of architecture should you eventually wish to do so.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: www.wonderworkshouston.org

University ofMaryland: Engineering Programs
Participants: Rising 9th-12th
Type of Program: There are a number of Engineering program options dependent upon the students age.
Program Dates: Varies on program.
Website: http://www.eng.umd.edu/k12/summer-programs

University of Notre Dame: School of Architecture, Career Discovery
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Geared toward those who are considering an architecture program, participants not only learn architectural history but also the skills and responsibilities required in contemporary architectural practice.
Program Dates: June 15-27, 2014
Website: http://architecture.nd.edu/academics/professional-development/career-discovery-for-high-school-students/

University of Southern California: Chevron Frontiers of Energy Resources Camp
Participants: Juniors
Type of Program: The Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp offers a preparatory, interactive training program focusing on various energy resources including fossil fuels, solar, biofuels, nuclear energy, and information technologies for energy efficient operations. This unique program is designed to introduce exceptional high school juniors to the opportunities and career possibilities available in the global energy resources industry.
Program Dates: June 22-27, 2014
Website: http://cisoft.usc.edu/uscchevron-summercamp/summer-camp-2013/

The University of Texas at Austin: First Bytes Summer Computer Science Camp
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
Type of Program: First Bytes Summer Camp is a one-week residential camp program for high school girls. It is designed to dispel myths about computer science and intrigue young women with the potential of computing and the excitement of problem solving.
Program Dates: June 15-21, 2014
Website: http://www.cs.utexas.edu/outreach/first-bytes

The University of Texas at Austin: Welch Summer Scholar Program
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th
Type of Program: The primary goal of WSSP is to expose talented and inquisitive students to professional researchers in professional laboratories giving them a glimpse into research and lifeon a college campus.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://www.wssptx.com/index.html

Vanderbilt: PAVE
Participants: Rising 11th
Type of Program: PAVE is a six-week summer pre-college program designed to strengthen the academic skills of students who are planning to enter a college engineering, pre-medical, science, or technology program.
Program Dates: June 23 - July 25, 2014
Website: https://pave.vanderbilt.edu/ayindex.php

Washington University in St. Louis: Pre-Medical/Pre-Engineering Institute
Participants: Rising 11th-weth
Program Type: The High School Summer Institutes are non-credit academic institutes that specialize in one area of interest or field of study.  Institutes combine traditional class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures, and hands-on activities in order for students to gain valuable academic and career experience.
Program Dates: Varies by program.
Website: http://summerscholars.wustl.edu

Washington University in St. Louis: Architecture Discovery Program/Portfolio Plus
Participants: Rising 11th-12th
Type of Program: Our Pre-College Programs-Architecture Discovery Program and Portfolio Plus-give students the opportunity to develop skills that are fundamental to these fields while producing work in a real studio.
Program Dates: July 6-26, 2014
Website: http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/summer/pre-college

Wildlife Conservation Camp
Participants: Rising 10th, 11th or 12th
Type of Program: The camp focuses on exciting hands-on activities with presentations led by Texas Chapter members and wildlife professionals from across Texas.  Campers study wildlife and plant identification, hunting as a management tool, species diversity, conservation ethics, wildlife capture and survey techniques, wildlife tracking, predator-prey dynamics, white-tailed deer management, fishing, hunter safety, shooting skills and much more.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://site.tctws.org/xs.php?page=conservation&siteid=268&bl=students

Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Frontiers
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th
Type of Program: Frontiers is an on-campus, residential, research, and learning experience that challenges soon-to-be high school juniors and seniors to explore the outer limits of knowledge in science, mathematics, and engineering.
Program Dates: Please check the website for 2014 dates.
Website: www.wpi.edu/+frontiers  

Last updated on 11/07/2013

Fine Arts & Communications Programs

Alfred University (NY): Theatre Residential Institute
Participants: Grades 9th-12th
Type of Program: This intensive program is for students interested in learning more about theater production and performance. Students work on improving skills and developing new levels of expertise in two or three areas of performance and/or technical theater.
Program Dates: July 6-18, 2014
Website: http://www.alfred.edu/summer/camps/theater.cfm

Alfred University (NY): Summer Institutes in Creative Writing
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: For students interested in learning new ways to improve their writing skills.  Offers an opportunity to sample life on a college campus, and to meet other students with similar interests and academic ability.
Program Dates: July 29 - July 3, 2014
Website: http://www.alfred.edu/summer/camps/writing.cfm

American Advertising Federation: AdCamp
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Students at AdCamp will not be spending all day in the classroom; they will also visit some of the major advertising agencies, companies, and/or media agencies located near their respective AdCamp locations. These industry immersions are an opportunity for students to experience firsthand what it is like to work in a creative space filled with foosball tables, scooters, Nerf balls flying through the air, office pets and who knows what else.
Program Dates: Varies by city.
Website: http://www.aaf.org/default.asp?id=1187

American University: Discover the World of Communication
Participants: Rising 9th-12th
Type of Program:  Classes are taught by American University School of Communication faculty and communication professionals. Activities, guest speakers, events, and field trips occur regularly throughout the summer. Past trips include a Washington Post editorial meeting, a Nationals baseball game, a behind the scenes visit to NBC, interviews at National Public Radio, a visit to the Newseum and AFI.
Program Dates: Session I: June 16-27, 2014, Session II: June 30 - July 11, 2014
Website: http://www.american.edu/soc/discover/index.cfm

Barnard College and Columbia University: Liberal Arts Intensive
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th
Type of Program: Students have the chance to explore NYC and participate in workshops designed to prepare them for the college experience and workplace.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://barnard.edu/precollege

Boston University's College of Communication: New England Center for Investigative Reporting
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program:3 Sessions- see site for details. Refer a friend and receive $100 off tuition.
Program Dates:
Session 1: June 30 - July 11, 2014
Session 2: July 14-25, 2014
Session 3: July 28 - August 8, 2014
Website: http://necir-bu.org/training/summer-investigative-journalism-workshop-for-high-school-students/

California College of the Arts: Pre-College Summer Program
Participants: Grades 10-12
Type of Program: Immerse yourself in a college-level curriculum and become part of a creative community, meeting and working with other talented, serious students from diverse backgrounds. Pre-College provides a perfect platform to expand your knowledge, grow as an individual, develop strong portfolio pieces, and get a taste of college life.
Program Dates: June 22 - July 18, 2014
Website: https://www.cca.edu/academics/precollege

Carleton College: Summer Writing Program
Participants: Rising 12th
Typeof Program: The Summer Writing Program emphasizes a writing process approach, teaching you how to compose academic papers similar to those you will write in college. The program is designed for college-bound students with strong reading and writing abilities.
Program Dates: July 6-25, 2014
Website: www.carleton.edu/summer

Carnegie Mellon (PA): Pre-College Program in Performing and Fine Arts
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th
Type of Program: Pre-College programs in architecture, art and design, drama, music, Game Academy or Advanced Placement.
ProgramDates: TBD
Website: www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college

Kenyon College: Young Writers Workshop
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th
Type of Program: Intensive two-week workshop for intellectually curious, motivated high school students who value writing.
Program Dates:
Session 1: June 22 - July 5, 2014
Session 2: July 13-26, 2014
Website: http://www.kenyonreview.org/workshops/young-writers/

Lewis and Clark College: Fir Acres-Summer Writing Program
Participants: Grades 9-12
Type of Program: A two-week residency program designed for students who want to strengthen their learning and communication
skills by experimenting with and changing their approach to writing.
Program Dates: June 29 - July 11, 2014
Website: http://college.lclark.edu/programs/fir_acres/ 

Otis College of Art and Design (CA)
Participants: Students age 15 and older
Type of Program: 4 week pre-college program for students with limited to extensive art training.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: www.otis.edu/soa

Pratt Institute: Pre-college Programs
Participants: Students age 16-18
Type of Program:  Variety of programs offered to allow students the opportunity to explore the possibility of studying art, design, architecture, creative writing, critical and visualstudies, or construction management.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: http://www.pratt.edu/academics/continuing_education_and_professional/pro_credit_programs/precollege/ 

Rhodes College: Summer Writing Institute
Participants: Rising 11th-12th
Type of Program: Intensive residential academic program committed to developing the critical thinking and writing skills of ambitious
high school students.
Program Dates: June 15-27, 2014
Website: http://www.rhodes.edu/English/4422.asp 

Sarah Lawrence College: International Film Institute of New York
Participants:Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: SLC and the International Film Institute of New York are happy tooffer you a unique opportunity to learn the art of filmmaking in an in-depth, supportive, and intimate program.
Program Dates: TBD
Website:http://www.slc.edu/ce/pre-college/summer/residential/summer-film-intensive.html

Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD): Rising Star and Seminar
Participants: Varies by program.
Type of Program: SCAD offers Rising Star programs for students interested in exploring art in an academic setting. Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors may enroll in SCAD Summer Seminar, a program designed to facilitate students' exploration of a variety of creative disciplines across the SCAD curriculum.
Program Dates: Varies by program
Website: www.scad.edu/summer

School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Early College Program
Particiapnts:  Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: The School of the Art institute of Chicago's (SAIC) Early College Program (ECP) Summer Institute provides high school students of diverse backgrounds and experiences with the opportunity to expand their creative talents and develop a strong portfolio for college admission while receiving college credit.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://www.saic.edu/cs/high_school/summerinstituteresidencyprograms/

Sewanee University: Music Festival
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: The SSMF offers an intensive program of study.  Students are expected to attend the full month-long session. Rehearsal, performance, practice and study time are essentials to musical development, carefully balanced at the Festival.
Program Dates: June 21 - July 20, 2014
Website: http://www.sewaneemusicfestival.org/

Sewanee University: Young Writer's Conference
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Workshops are offered in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.
Program Dates: June 29 - July 12, 2014
Website: www.sewanee.edu/ywc/

Southern Methodist University: Meadows Pre-College
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Participation in two classes, one possibly at the college level. 
Program Dates: TBD
Website: www.smu.edu/tag

University of Chicago: Summer Program
Participants: High school students
Type of Program: Please check site for updates.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: https://summer.uchicago.edu/

University of Houston: Wonder Works, Film & Literature
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Students can decide between film and literature. Programs offer an in depth look at the field as well as exposure to college classes.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: www.wonderworkshouston.org

Washington University in St. Louis: High School Summer: Young Writer's Institute
Participants: Rising 11th and 12th
Type of program: Explore the many facets of professional and creative writing, including fiction, poetry, literary journalism, memoir, advertising copy, business communication, and promotional prose.
Program Dates: June 29 - July 11, 2014
Website: http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/writing

Last updated on 11/08/2013

Leadership Programs

Barnard College of Columbia University: Young Women's Leadership Institute
Participants: Rising 11th-12th
Type of Program:  The Young Women's Leadership Institute takes the complex relationship betweengender and leadership as its focus. Students will develop action-oriented leadership plans during the session.
Program dates: TBD
Website:  http://barnard.edu/precollege/summer-in-the-city/programs/ywli

Economics for Leaders
Participants: Rising 12th
Type of Program: "The goal of the Economics for Leaders program is to give promising students the skills to be more effective leaders and to teach them how to employ economic analysis when considering difficult public policy choices."
Website: http://www.fte.org/student-programs/economics-for-leaders-program/ 

Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: There are two, five day residential programs in which you will learn about entrepreneurship, economics, leadership and ethical decision making.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: www.FELCExperience.org

Oberlin College: Foresight Leadership and Sustainability Initiative
Program Participants: High School Students age 15 - 17
Type of Program: FLSI@Oberlin is unique. Not only will it provide participants with an introduction to campus life, and an engaging experiential learning experience, but it will also be the first program of its kind that seeks to support students beyond the summer seminar, in their future roles as leaders, students, and eventually, in the workforce, through an ongoing network will connect alumni with college students and established professionals.
Program Dates: July 20 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://foresightdesign.org/education/flsi/apply.php

University of Texas at Austin: Subiendo Academy for Rising Leaders
Participants: Rising seniors
Type of Program: Subiendo is a competitive program and open to all students in Texas. First generation college bound students are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are evaluated on such  factors as academic achievement, community involvement and leadership, essay questions, and a teacher recommendation.
Dates: June 15-19, 2014
Website: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/HLI/Subiendo

University of Notre Dame: Leadership Seminars
Program Participants: Rising Seniors
Type of Program: This program is for students who are interested in exploring topics that effect the global community. Expenses for students accepted to Leadership seminars, including transportation to and from Notre Dame, will be covered by the University.
Dates: July 19-30, 2014
Website: http://precollege.nd.edu/leadership-seminars/

Running Start: Young Women's Political Leadership Program
Participants: Rising 9th-12th
Type of Program: This is a nonpartisan program that introduces high school girls to the importance of women in political leadership.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://www.runningstartonline.org/programs/young-womens-political-leadership

Last updated on 11/08/2013

Diversity Programs

Academy of  Business Leadership: Summer Business Institute
Participants: High potential, low opportunity students ages 10-19
Type of Program: SBI activities include hands-on projects related to the stock market, finance, and all aspects of entrepreneurship. In group settings, students manage and track a $100,000 fictitious stock portfolio on StockTrak, and prepare a business plan for a "real" start-up using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Business Plan Pro from Palo Alto Software.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://goabl.org/sbi.html

Bryant University: The PWC Accounting Careers Leadership Institute
Participants: Rising African American or Black and Latino/a rising seniors
Type of Program:  This is a week long residential program exposing students to acounting and buisness opportunities and the value of leadership and collaboration.
Program Dates: TBD
Websitehttp://www.bryant.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/information-for-guidance-counselors/pwc-accounting-careers-leadership-institute.htm

Calvin College: Entrada Scholars Program
Participants:  Students underrepresented in higher education (African American, Native American Asian American students, as well as Hispanic and Latino American students in grades 9-12)
Type of Program:  "The Entrada Scholars Program at Calvin College offers racial ethnic minority high school students a "gateway" to the future: the opportunity to experience college learning and living while earning college credit."
Program Dates: June 22 - July 18, 2014
Website: http://www.calvin.edu/admin/pre-college/entrada/

Carleton College: Liberal Arts Experience
Participants: Rising juniors of African American descent or students interested in African American culture.
Type of Program: To introduce the strengths of a liberal arts education through an array of courses in science, art, social sciences, and technology.
Program Dates: July 5 - July 11, 2014
Website: www.carleton.edu/summer

College Horizons
Participants: Rising 11th-12th of Native American descent
Type of Program:  This is a pre-college program in which students work with expert college counselors teamed up with college admissions officers in a five-day "crash course."
Program Dates: Dartmouth: June 28 - July 3, 2014
Website: http://www.collegehorizons.org/

Colorado School of Mines: Summer Minority Engineering Training Program (SUMMET)
Participants:Rising 10th-12th who are strong in math and science
Type of Program: A three week residential science and engineering program combining class work, hands-on projects, industry tours, sporting activities and social events, SUMMET is an excellent stepping stone to the lifestyle and rigors of college.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://mep.mines.edu/web/2_visitors/outreach_programs/summet.shtml

Cornell University: CATALYST Academy
Participants: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds
Type of Program: One week program designed to advance diversity in engineering and its related disciplines.   Students from backgrounds critically underrepresented (African-American, or Native American, Latino/a) in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math are especially encouraged to apply. 
Program Dates: July 13-19, 2014
Website: www.engineering.cornell.edu/catalyst

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MITES (Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science)
Participants: Current Juniors
Type of Program: MITES is rooted in MIT's belief in the importance to our nation that minorities and other underrepresented segments of the population pursue higher education and careers in these fields.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://web.mit.edu/mites/www/index.html

Prairie View A&M University: Institute for Pre-College Enrichment
Participants: Rising 10th-12th
Type of Program: Two-week residential summer programs to help prepare talented high school junior and senior students for the new school year and assist them in making early plans to pursue a college education.
Program Dates: See website for details.
Website: http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/4004.asp

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: PREFACE
Participants: Rising 11th-12th
Type of Program:  This programs is for students whohave expressed a strong, early interest in pursuing a career in the engineering and technological professions. It is for high school students from groups that have been historically and traditionally underrepresented or underserved in science, engineering, and technological fields.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://doso.rpi.edu/update.do?catcenterkey=87

Sewanee College of the South: Bridge Program in Math and Science
Participants: Rising 12th
Type of Program:  A three-week residential experience in which the mathematics experience is an introductorycalculus class andthe science is research-oriented and culminates with a multimedia group presentation.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://www.sewanee.edu/bridgeprogram/

Smithsonian Latino Center: Young Ambassadors Program
Participants: graduating seniors
Type of Program:  This is a national, interdisciplinary leadership program for high school studentsgifted in the arts, sciences, or humanities. The mission of the program is to foster the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources.
Program Dates: TBD
Website: http://latino.si.edu/programs/youngambassadors.htm 

University of California San Diego: California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS)
Participants: Rising 9th-12th
Type of Program: A 4-week residential summer program for students with demonstrated interest and achievement in math and science. COSMOS at UCSD will place a strong emphasis on technology and engineering, in addition to mathematics and science, and will be administered through the Jacobs School of Engineering.
Program Dates: July 6 - August 2, 2014
Website: http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/cosmos/

University of Notre Dame: Leadership Seminars on: Cultural, Racial and Scientific Discovery; Global Issues; Identitity and Social Integration
Participants: Rising 12th
Type of Program: "hrough a series of integrated themes and experiences, students participate in intellectual discourse and discovery through the lens of Catholic social teaching.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://precollege.nd.edu/ 

University of Texas (Austin): My Introduction to Engineering (MITE) 
Participants: Rising 11th-12th.  African American, Hispanic, Native American, as well as those that may have overcome social or economic hardships are encouraged to apply.
Type of Program: A 5 day residential program where you will discover the exciting world of engineering through hands-on experiences and interaction with engineering students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Program Dates: Session I: June 8-13, 2014
                          Session II: June 15-20, 2014
Website: http://www.engr.utexas.edu/eoe/precollege/mite

Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Summer Courses
Participants: Rising 11-12th
Type of Program: WPI offers various programs from engineering, to film-making for students to explore and get hands on experience in the field of their interest.
Program Dates: TBA
Website: http://www.wpi.edu/academics/Summer/highsc074.html

Campus Tour Programs

College Visits
Participants: Recommended for 10-12th grade students.
Type of Program: Organizes college tours so that students can see a variety of schools in specific regions including the Northeast, the Middle Atlantic, the Southeast, Washington/Orgeon, the Midwest, or Canada.
Program Dates: Varies by tour
Website: www.college-visits.com

Last updated on 11/11/2013

Miscellaneous Summer Program Websites

http://www.gobroadreach.com/academictreks.asp

http://www.brynmawr.edu/summerprograms/

http://www.bu.edu/summer/

http://www.csocollegecenter.org/programnp.aspx
 
http://www.educationunlimited.com

http://www.enrichmentalley.com

http://www.4starcamps.com

http://www.fte.org

http://www.ithaca.edu/summercollege/

http://www.jhu.edu/summer/

http://www.k12summer.ua.edu/

http://www.marist.edu/summerinstitutes

https://www.mtholyoke.edu/takethelead

http://www.nextstepchina.org/

www.nsliforyouth.org

http://www.ngstudentexpeditions.com

http://www.northland.edu/Northland/Academics/SummerPrograms/

http://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/summerscholar/default.asp

http://www.petersons.com/summerop/code/ssector.asp

http://www.sailcaribbean.com

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/cgs/highschool/precollege.php

http://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/index.php

http://www.studenteducationprograms.com

http://www.american.edu/summer/

http://www.summercollege.honors.udel.edu/index.html

http://www.summerdiscovery.com

http://www.summer.harvard.edu

http://summersearch.org/about/program.aspx

http://www.tasis.com

http://www.usperformingarts.com

http://www.ussportscamps.com

http://new.mccombs.utexas.edu/BBA/prospective/High-School-Summer-Programs.aspx

http://www.walkingtree.org

http://www.yfu-usa.org


 
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