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Summer Programs - General

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Summer Programs - General

 

(Scroll down for a listing of US-based programs by state.)

 

See also our more targeted lists of programs for under-represented and/or minority studentsstudying abroadadventure-wilderness discovery, architecture +/or engineeringbusiness, filmenvironmental science & sustainabilitylanguage-intensive programs, leadership, math and computer sciencestudents interested in sports-related fields, pre-med students, summer study abroad, theatrical training, visual arts, and writing/journalism. We are also in the process of collecting information on low or no-fee programs as well as programs for middle school students.

 

Search engines or sites that are specific to summer programs: 

 

 

Summer Study Search: https://www.summerstudyinusa.org

Co-sponsored by the Association of University Summer Sessions (AUSS) and the North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS)

 

Allen's Guide: http://www.allensguide.com/

 

ACA (American Collegiate Adventures) - multi-site, multi-focus: http://www.acasummer.com

 

Envisions' various programs are detailed & searchable here: http://www.envisionexperience.com/explore-our-programs

 

RIT's list of summer opportunities (many of them PAID) for HS students can be accessed here:

http://people.rit.edu/~gtfsbi/Symp/highschool.htm

 

Shaun McElroy - aka "International Counselor" - updates his Summer Omnibus annually

 

Summer Discovery:  summerdiscovery.com

 

Summer Institute for the Gifted (multiple campuses):  http://www.giftedstudy.com/

 

A list of summer programs with a focus on science and/or engineering, compiled by MIT:

https://mitadmissions.org/apply/prepare/summer/

 

Teen Life's Directory: https://www.teenlife.com

 

Specific programs

(Know of  a school that has robust and general residential summer program offerings?  If you've got editing privileges, add in the state abbreviation if need be and put in the link to the program's home page! For information about becoming a contributor to this site, please see our Contributors' Notes.)

 

AL

 

The University of Alabama's K-12 Summer Program offerings are detailed here:  http://k12summer.ua.edu/

 

AK

 

Alaska Summer Research Academy (ASRA)

The Alaska Summer Research Academy (ASRA) provides an opportunity for students in grades 8-12 to experience life on the UAF campus and receive hands-on instruction from university faculty, staff, and industry professionals. Students can explore one of fifteen different fields, such as marine biology, biomedicine, forensics, robotics, and podcasting. There is no homework or testing.

ASRA students have the option to enroll in the full residential program or participate as a commuter (day camp) student. All students receive a college credit on completion. ASRA is offered by the College of Natural Science and Mathematics in cooperation with other units throughout UAF.

For more information please visit the ASRA website: http://www.uaf.edu/asra/

 

AZ

 

Arizona State -  Journalism: http://cronkite.asu.edu/beyond/hs_inst.php and Design: http://design.asu.edu/hsworkshops/sdw.shtml

 

AR

 

CA

 

California College of the Arts - http://www.cca.edu/academics/precollege/classes

 

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) Summer Programs offers exciting two-week collegiate experiences for talented and motivated high school students. For more information on the multiple course offerings, tuition and fees, and application requirements, please visit http://summer.lmu.edu.

 

University of California, Berkeleyhttp://summer.berkeley.edu/

 

UCSB - http://www.summer.ucsb.edu/precollegeprograms/index.html

 

UCSC - http://summer.ucsc.edu/ 

 

USC - http://summer.usc.edu/ 

 

The Webb Schools - http://www.webb.org/summer/index.aspx

 

Stanford's Pre-Collegiate Studies - https://spcs.stanford.edu/

 

Stanford Summer Humanities Institute (some need-based scholarships available)

http://www.stanford.edu/group/summer_hum_inst/cgi-bin/wordpress/

 

CO

 

CT

 

UConn's Community of the Arts Summer Studies program info is here:  http://continuingstudies.uconn.edu/csa/summer.html

and their Mentor Connection program info for gifted students is here:  http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/mentor/

 

Information on Yale's Global Scholars program is here: http://globalscholars.yale.edu/

 

DE

 

The University of Delaware's Summer Program info is here:  http://summercollege.honors.udel.edu/index.html

 

DC

 

American University's Summer Program info is here:  http://www.summer.american.edu/

See also http://www.american.edu/sis/precollege/

The Young Woman's Political Leadership Program (also at American) has a website here: 

http://www.runningstartonline.org/leadership-program/index.php

 

Georgetown's Summer Program info is here: http://summer.georgetown.edu/hoyas

 

The George Washington University: http://precollege.gwu.edu/

 

Trinity's specialized Summer Seminar in Intelligence (aka "Spy Camp") http://www.trinitydc.edu/programs/intel_center/Summer_Seminar.html

 

FL

 

University of Miami's Summer Scholar program is a three-week, residential program with multiple different course offerings. The application includes essays, a teacher recommendation, and official transcripts. http://www.miami.edu/summerscholar

 

GA

 

The CDC Disease Detective Camp (a day camp) will be offered twice during the summer of 2013: June 17-21 and July 22-26, 2013. Both sessions will offer the same activities and will last from 8:45AM – 4:00PM. There is no cost associated with attending the camp, but each camper is responsible for bringing or buying his/her lunch.

For more information on the camp and the application process, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/museum/camp/detective

Questions? Contact Judy M. Gantt, at jgantt@cdc.gov or 404-639-0831.

 

HI

 

Outreach College (University of Hawaii @ Manoa) http://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/summerscholar/default.asp

 

IA

 

The University of Iowa has extensive summer offerings for students:  http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/ccp/summer/summer_youth_programs.htm

http://www.uiowa.edu/admissions/youth-progs/h-s.htm

 

IL

 

Loyola University Chicago's Summer Scholars website is here: http://www.luc.edu/summerscholars

 

Northwestern's College Preparation Program/Courses website is here: http://www.northwestern.edu/collegeprep

 

The University of Chicago's Summer Session for high school students is here: https://summer.uchicago.edu/highschool/insight

 

MD

 

Johns Hopkins' summer program website is here:  http://www.jhu.edu/summer/

 

The University of Maryland's Young Scholars program info is here:  http://www.summer.umd.edu/s/ysp/

 

MA

 

Putney Travel's Pre-College at Amherst program: https://goputney.com/programs/amherst-college/

 

Baypath College's Summer School information is here:

http://www.baypath.edu/UndergraduateExperience/SummerSchool.aspx

 

Boston College's Experience for High School Students site is here: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/summer/bce/courses.html

 

Boston University's Summer Term website is here:  http://www.bu.edu/summer/

And their summer programs specifically for high school students are here: http://www.bu.edu/summer/high-school-programs/

Boston University's Academy of Media Production is here: http://www.bu.edu/com/itrp/

Also affiliated with BU is the New England Center for Investigative Reporting's summer program for high school students:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e66jozpu9cf782c4&llr=e7teordab

 

Emerson's programs in communication, theater, creative writing, journalism:  http://www.emerson.edu/ce/programs/Summer-Arts-Communication-Academy.cfm

 

Harvard University's Secondary School Summer website is here:  http://www.summer.harvard.edu/

 

Northeastern's page on Summer Programs for High School Students is here:

http://pages.northeastern.edu/Email.NortheasternGuidanceCounselors_NUGuidanceCounselorsLP.html

 

Stonehill College Summer Programs: http://www.stonehill.edu/precollege

 

Tufts University's Summer Session website:  go.tufts.edu/summer

 

Wheaton College's Summer College for HS students: http://wheatoncollege.edu/summer-college

 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute's summer overnight programs: http://www.wpi.edu/academics/k12/overnight.html

 

MI

 

Michigan State Gifted & Talented summer programs: https://gifted.msu.edu/programs/summer-programs

 

MN

 

Carleton College offers multiple residential summer programs (focusing on writing, language and global issues, science, computer science, quantitative reasoning, humanities, or liberal arts) with both merit- and need-based scholarships available. For full details, see http://apps.carleton.edu/summer

 

NC

 

Duke's Summer Session information is here:  http://summersession.duke.edu/http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students

 

Learn about North Carolina State's extensive offerings here: http://www.fis.ncsu.edu/coop_ed/precollege/highschool.html

 

NE

 

NH

 

NJ

 

Centenary Summer Scholars Programs (8th-11th):  http://www.centenarysummerscholars.org/

Majors include, Computer Programming & Design, Fashion, Sustainability, Psychology, Television Production, Writing, Vet. Science

 

Info on Drew's Summer Term is here:  http://www.drew.edu/cue/summerterm.aspx

 

Robert Wood Johnson's "Summer Science Scholars" info is here: http://www2.umdnj.edu/osaaweb/education_programs/ed02_sep.htm

 

Rutgers Prep's Summer Programs info is here: http://rutgersprep.org/index.php/campus/summer-program

 

Rutgers University's Summer Session info is here: http://summersession.rutgers.edu/

 

Stevens Institute of Technology summer pre-college programs (Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Business, Multimedia Production, & Pre-Med):

http://www.stevens.edu/sit/admissions/stevens-summer

 

The College of New Jersey offers Pre-College Summer Programs as well as extensive Course Offerings for High School Students: http://precollege.pages.tcnj.edu/,  http://intersession.pages.tcnj.edu/

 

NM

 

NY

 

A database specific to summer opportunities for students in New York State is here: http://www.summeroncampus.com/

 

Alfred University's Summer Programs info is here:  http://www.alfred.edu/summer/

 

Barnard College's Pre-College Programs: http://www.barnard.edu/summer

 

CUNY's FREE "College Now" summer program: http://collegenow.cuny.edu/summer-programs-list/

 

Clarkson's Young Scholars Program info is here: www.clarkson.edu/youngscholars/index.html

 

Columbia University has summer programs designed for high school students; that website is here:  http://www.ce.columbia.edu/hs/index.cfm

 

Cornell has an extensive Summer College for High School students program, detailed here:  http://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/index.php

 

Cornell also hosts the Telluride Association programs, detailed here: http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/on/special/telluride.php

 

Ithaca College's Summer Programs are detailed here:  http://www.ithaca.edu/summercollege/

 

Marist's Summer Institutes website is here:  http://www.marist.edu/summerinstitutes

 

Marymount Manhattan Summer programs site is here: https://www.mmm.edu/academics/auxiliary-education/

 

NYC Summer Youth Employment Program: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dycd/html/jobs/syep.shtml

 

NYTedu: https://nytedu.com/pre-collegiate/

 

NYU's Pre-College program info is here:  http://www.scps.nyu.edu/sumcamp

NYU (Steinhardt) - http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/summer/

NYU (Tisch) - http://specialprograms.tisch.nyu.edu/page/hsstudents.html

 

NYUPoly - http://www.poly.edu/highschoolsummer

 

Long Island University - Post - http://liu.edu/CWPost/SHI

 

RIT's College and Careers Summer programs are detailed here: http://www.rit.edu/emcs/admissions/careers

 

RPI's Summer Programs site is here:  http://www.rpi.edu/summer

 

University of Rochester: https://enrollment.rochester.edu/precollege/courses/

 

Sarah Lawrence College has summer programs in multiple disciplines: http://www.slc.edu/ce/pre-college/summer

 

Syracuse University's summer offerings: http://studentsupport.syr.edu/

 

Wagner College's Pre-College Program: http://wagner.edu/community/youth-programs/pre-college

 

SUNY Programs

 

Teen Career Connection: http://www.teencareerconnection.org/

 

OH

Miami University-Summer Scholars Program-academic areas and introduction to college life

http://miamioh.edu/admission/high-school/summer-scholars/session-one/index.html

 

OR

 

Catlin Gabel's Portland Urban Planning and Leadership Institute: http://www.catlin.edu/page/959

 

PA

 

Bryn Mawr College has programs for young women that focus on writing, science, or the college admissions process:  http://www.brynmawr.edu/summerprograms/

 

Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Program (some financial aid may be available) has a website here:  http://www.cmu.edu/summer/pre-college/index.html

 

Gettysburg has summer programs specifically designed for

Students exploring Psychology http://www.gettysburg.edu/camppsych/,

Government Leadership Camp: http://www.eisenhowerinstitute.org/programs/american-government-leadership-camp/

Writing Camp: http://www.gettysburg.edu/academics/english/writing-camp/index.dot

3-D Object Modeling & Printing: http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/it/summercamp/

 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Summer Honors Program

Discipline-specific coursework in a variety of subjects, some scholarship assistance available, see website, email or call 1-800-487-9122 with questions.

 

Lebanon Valley College has a Youth Scholars Institute; see info here:  http://www.lvc.edu/ce/youth-scholars/about.aspx?bhiw=1215

 

Mercersburg Academy's Summer Programs site is here: http://www.mercersburgsummer.com/page

 

Penn State's Summer Study program is extensive; information is here:  http://www.summerstudy.com/pennstate/index.cfm

 

Summer Owl Leadership Experience: http://www.temple.edu/summer/leadership/program/index.html

Includes academic programs in Business, Media and Communications, Health Professions and Science and Technology

 

Susquehanna offers summer programs in writing, entrepreneurship, stream ecology, wind ensemble, and choir; details here: http://www.susqu.edu/about-su/in-the-community/summer-high-school-programs

 

UPenn's programs for high school students are here: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/highschool

 

RI

 

Brown University's Pre-College program is detailed here:  http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Continuing_Studies/

 

Roger Williams' Marine Biology Camp is described here: http://departments.rwu.edu/biology/camp.html

 

The University of Rhode Island has extensive summer offerings:  http://www.uri.edu/summer/index.html

 

TN

 

Vanderbilt University has general summer offerings available under the name "Vanderbilt Summer Academy" - http://pty.vanderbilt.edu/vsa/

 

Vanderbilt University's PAVE program, celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2010, is a 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, and ease the transition from high school to college. PAVE is open to high school students who have completed their junior or senior year of HS: https://pave.vanderbilt.edu/ayindex.php

 

TX

 

Trinity University runs a program called "A Trinity Summer" ... details here:  http://www.trinity.edu/departments/academic_affairs/ATS/index.htm

 

The University of Dallas' programs (some in TX, some abroad) are highlighted here:  http://www.udallas.edu/summer/index.cfm

 

Southern Methodist University's programs: http://smu.edu/education/youth/collegeexperience/default.asp

 

VT

 

Sterling College has a summer program in sustainable agriculture:  http://www.sterlingcollege.edu/AD.summerfarm.html

 

Kids Summer Culinary Camp of Vermont http://www.kidssummercampforcooking.com/

 

University of Vermont's Summer Academy: http://www.uvm.edu/~summer/precollege/summer-academy/

 

VA

 

UVA's Summer Program website is here:  http://www.virginia.edu/summer/

 

Four Star Camps (also at UVA)

 

Washington and Lee's Summer Scholars program has a website here:  http://www1.wlu.edu/x4306.xml

 

WA

 

Experience America: http://www.expamerica.net/

Experience America hosts all-inclusive Entrepreneurship, Fashion, and Game Experience summer programs. They're also planning a Japanese immersion trip for the summer of 2016.

 

Summer Institute for Mathematics at the University of Washington's site is here: http://simuw.org

(High school participants need to be from Washington, British Columbia, Oregon, Idaho or Alaska... college-age teaching assistants can be from anywhere)

 

WI

 

University of Wisconsin System Pre-college searchable directory: http://precollege.wlearn.com/

 

Info about Northland University's Summer Programs is here:  http://www.northland.edu/Northland/Academics/SummerPrograms/

 

WY

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