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Comprehensive Lists of Pre-College Summer Programs

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ABBEY ROAD PROGRAMS Pre-College educational programs in North America and immersion programs in Europe.

ADELPHI UNIVERSITY Garden City, NY Residential summer Pre-College program offering credit and noncredit courses. Campus 23 miles from NYC.

ALFRED UNIVERSITY Alfred, NY Pre-College academic enrichment programs and sports camps. Residential and day.

AMERICAN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION "Operation Enterprise" "Real world" programs that introduce high school students to the world of business.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY KOGOD SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Washington, DC Kogod Summer Institute One week program for rising seniors focusing on sports & entertainment business and entrepreneurship.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION Washington, DC Professional, hands-on workshops. Build a digital portfolio, script, shoot and edit film, fine tune writing and speaking skills.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL SERVICE Washington, DC For credit combination online/residential course introducing students to U.S. Foreign Policy and international conflict resolution.

ARCADIA UNIVERSITY Glenside, PA Summer Creative Writing Workshops Open to rising juniors and seniors.

ARCADIA UNIVERSITY Glenside, PA Sports Camps Wide variety of sports offered each year.

ASSUMPTION COLLEGE Worcester, MA Foundations Pre-College Program One week residential program for rising seniors to study the liberal arts.

BANK OF AMERICA Student Leaders Eight-week paid summer internship with a local nonprofit, including a one-week Student Leaders Summit in Washington, DC. Online application and recommendation required.

BLUEPRINT SIGNATURE SUMMER PROGRAMS Pre-College programs on a variety of campuses.

BOSTON COLLEGE Chestnut Hill, MA Boston College Experience Honors Two-six week residential programs. Earn up to six college credits.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY Boston , MA For credit and non credit courses available on campus and online.

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY Waltham, MA Residential summer experiences in diverse academic and artistic pursuits.

BROWN UNIVERSITY, Providence, RI More than 300 courses offered wth sessions ranging from one to seven weeks. Visit: or call: 401 863-7900.

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY, Lewisburg, PA One-week program on "Shaping your World: Social Media in the 21st Century. Explore the role social media has played in transforming our society - from politics & international relations, to arts & humanities, management, science & technology. Bus transportation provided from Philadelphia. Information or: 570 577-3000.

BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Newtown, PA Kids on Campus - Program Dates on website. Study: Art Expressions, Decathlon Camp, Digital Video, Finance & Corporations, Musical Theater Summer Workshop, PC Maintenance Repair, Young Actors Workshop, etc. Information available:

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, California, PA Science & Technology Leadership Academy

Learn effective research techniques, & electronic searches; study geographic information systems, meteorologoy, biology, environmental science, etc.

Information available: 724 938-5840 or:

CAMP CARDIAC, various locations - e.g. in Philadelphia at Thomas Jefferson University or in New York at NYU One-week summer day camp for high school students interested in exploring a career in medicine. Students receive CPR and First Aid Certification, explore careers in health care, attend Basic Knowledge Lectures, participate in Heart Dissection (pig), attend a Medical Student Forum, etc. Scholarships available. Dates and more information at: or 888 963-9963. Also, CAMP NEURO. Information:

CAMP ERIN-PHILADELPHIA A weekend camp for grieving childen and teens. Held at Diamond Ridge Camps, Jamison, PA. A joint venture between the Moyer Foundation, Penn Wissahickon Hospice, and Diamond Ridge Camps. Information available: or or call 1 800 700-8807.

CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY Pittsburgh, PA Summer Pre-College Six week residential programs for rising juniors and seniors.

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY, Cleveland, OH Center for Talent Development's Equinox and Spectrum programs. Study Computer Game Programming, Chemistry, Creative Writing, Engineering Concepts, Genetics, Physics, Psychology, Robotics, etc. Spectrum program for academically gifted students - honors programs. Information available: 216 368-6735 (Equinox) or 216 368-1686 (Spectrum); or

THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, Washington, DC High School Drama Institute Two-week residential camp for rising juniors, seniors and first-year college students. Visit: or call: 202 319-5358.

THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, Washington, D.C. "Experiences in Architecture" An intensive three-week workshop for students interested in architecture or other design-related fields. Information available: 920 860-9237 or

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, Washington, DC Engineering New Frontiers Summer camp exploring wide variety of engineering opportunities in our society. Curriculum includes: Biomedical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, & Computer Science. Visit: or call: 202 319-5160.

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM Many courses available including Architecture Studio, DNA Science, Engineering Graphics, Intro to Computational Science, Exploring Engineering Technology, Bioengineering, Everyday Chemistry, etc. Information available: 864 656-5849. or:

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF ART Two week program for three college credits. Choose one of eleven different programs: Animation, Biomedical Art, Foundation in Art + Design, Print + Ceramics, Game Design, Glassblowing, Graphic Design, 3D Modeling + Digital Frabication, Illustration, Industrial Design, and Painting. Visit: or call: 216 421-7460.

THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY, Ewing, NJ Bonner Summer Fellows Program One-week (non-credit) and two-week (credit), redisential programs avalable for rising juiors and seniors. Information available at: or 609 771-2369.


Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American History Two Sessions. Earn 4 hours of college credit studying: From the Founding of Jamestown through the American Revolution or: From the American Revolution through the American Civil War. Information available: 757 221-7652 or:

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York, NY Summer High School Programs. Study Sciences, Law, Business, Engineering, Politics, Arts, College Prep, Liberal Arts. Information available: 212 854-3771 or:

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York, NY School of the Arts Summer Program Courses offered in Painting and Drawing , Printmaking, Photography, Theatre ARts, Film, Writing, etc. Information available: 212 854-9699 or:

CONGRESSIONAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE Variety of courses at various universities such as: Diplomacy & International Affairs, Theater Arts, Forensics: Crime Scene Investigation, Law & Trial Advocacy, Engineering, Science & Robotics, Global Business & Entrepreneurship, Aviation & Aeronautics, etc. Information available: 1 866 FYI-LEAD or

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, NY CATALYST ACADEMY One-week summer residential program for students from underrepresented backgrounds (African-American, Native American, Latino and Pacific Islander) who desire to learn about engineering careers. Go to: or call: 607 255-6403.

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, NY SUMMER COLLEGE 3 and 6 week sessions. Study: Architecture, Art, Business, Hotel Operations, College Success, Computing & Information Science, Engineering, Humanities, Law & Government, Life Sciences, Media, Medicine, Science, Biological Research, Psychology, Veterinary Medicine or Debate. Online courses available. Go to: or call: 607 255-6203.

DELAWARE VALLEY COLLEGE, Doylestown, PA Web Design and Computer Programming Courses include: Web Design, Advanced Web Design, Computer Graphics, Intro. to Programming with C++, Advanced Programming with Java, VB.NET Programming. Information available: 215 489-4970

DENISON UNIVERSITY, Granville, OH The Jonathan R. Reynolds Young Writers Workshop Eight-day residential program in creative writing. Information available:

DE SALES UNIVERSITY, Center Valley, PA SUMMER VIDEO INSTITUTE. Study Digital Movie Making, shoot and edit films of your own creation. Also TV/Film program. Informaton available: 610 282-1100 or:

DEVRY UNIVERSITY, Fort Washington, PA Passport2College Summer Program Intro. to college level classes - FREE Study Intro to Business & Technology, PC Hardware and Software, College Algebra, Public Speaking, Intro. to Networking with Lab, Intro. to Routing with Lab, etc. Information available: 215 591-5740 or:

DICKINSON COLLEGE, Carlisle, PA Summer Credit and Enrichment Programs Pre-College Program, Pre-Law Track, International Business Track, Spanish Immersion Program at Queretaro, Mexico, Young Writers' Workshop, Leadership Forum. Information available: 717 254-8782 or

DREXEL UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Summer Institutes Multiple academic programs open to high school students who wish to explore college level academia. Led by Drexel faculty. Programs include: Environmental Science Leadership Academy, Camp Business, Mock Trial Experience, Mini-Med Summer Camp, and many others in engineering, materials science, hospitality/sport management, Art, Design and Music. Visit:, NC

DUKE UNIVERSITY Charlotte, NC Summer College for High School Students Four-week residential program for rising juniors and seniors to earn college credit in one intensive undergraduate course.

DUKE UNIVERSITY, Durham, NC Summer Academy for High School Students: Three-week, residential, non-credit program for current 9th - 12th graders.

EMERSON COLLEGE, Boston, MA Summer Arts and Communication Academy, Young Filmmakers Program, Studio Television Production, Summer Stage Program (Acting and Musical Theater), Stage Design Program, Young Writers Program. Information available: 617 824-8280

EMORY UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, GA Pre-college program. A Taste of College Life, College-Level Academics plus many courses available in Science, Pre-professional, Arts & Humanities, Social Science. Information : 404-727-9279 or


FILMTECH Philadelphia's independent film school. Weekend programs and two-week summer camps in film and video production, and acting. Information available: 215 313-0123 or

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, Bronx. NY Summer Session at Fordham University Course Options include Sports Communications, Anthropology, Philosophy, etc. Information available: 718 817-4688 or:

FREEDOMS FOUNDATION AT VALLEY FORGE SERVICE LEARNING IN PUBLIC POLICY (SLIPP) Public Health Policy, Environmental Policy, Legal Policy. For students iinterested in Healthcare & Medicine, Energy and the Environment, Law & Government Six-day program. Information: 610 933-8825 or:

FURMAN UNIVERSITY Greenville, SC Summer Scholars Two one-week sessions for rising juniors and seniors.

G. JOHN DIGREGORIO SUMMER SCIENCE PROGRAM Annual forensic science research program at the Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation (Forensics Mentors Institute) in Willow Grove, PA. Sponsored by NMS Labs, one of the top forensic labs in the country. This program is a mentoring program for students interested in forensic science. Information available for Forensic Mentors Institute: or 215 366-1591. or

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Washington, DC GW Pre-College Progam Three and six-week intensive, for credit programs for rising juniors and seniors. Two week programs for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY , Washington , DC Summer Programs for High School Students; Summer College for High School Students Fundamentals of Business: Leadership in a Global Economy ; College Prep Program ; International Relations Program , American Politics & Public Affairs Journalism Workshop , National Security and Counterintelligence, Sports Industry Management , Law & Society . Wide variety of courses available. Information available: 202 687-8600 or:

GETTYSBURG COLLEGE, Gettysburg, PA Academic Camps at Gettysburg College. 2-week summer immersion programs including: Astronomy, US Civil War, College Prep, Psychology, Creative Writing Workshop, Service and Leadership, and Spanish.
Information available: 800 289-7029 or:

GLOBAL HEALTH ACADEMY AT THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA For students interested in international affairs and global health. Opportunities to interact with global health experts, hands-on activities, field trips and research projects. etc. Information :

GREEN MOUNTAIN COLLEGE, Poultney, VT Summer Residential Academic Camps for High School Students Study: Culinary Arts, Veterinary Science, Forensic Science, Writing 101, Psychology, Drawing, Painting, & Mixed Media, Environmental Studies, Adventure Education, etc. Information: 866 928-2897 Or:

HARVARD UNIVERSITY Cambridge, MA Pre-College Program Two week, noncredit residential program.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY Cambridge, MA Secondary School Program Choose Seven week for credit program. Residential, commuter or online.

HOBART AND WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGES, Geneva, NY Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute Two-week academic enrichment program exploring complex environmental problems. Much of work will be in th field e.g. water quality sampling on 65-foot research vessel, exploring local watersheds, conducting habitat surveys of Adirondack lakes, investigationg plant communities in a quaking bog, etc. Earn college credit. Information available: 315 781-4401 or: website:

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, Hempstead, NY Summer Scholars Program Four-week program featuring courses in Political Science, Forensic Science, and Drama (Fundamentals of Acting). Information available: 800-HOFSTRA or:

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA , Indiana, PA Summer Honors Program for High School Students . Study at the Robert E. Cook Honors College : Forensics, Finance, Journalism, Film, Law, Literature, Biology (Environmental), Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Dance, Music, Web Design. Information available: 800-487-9122 or:

INTERNATIONAL FILM INSTITUTE OF NEW YORK, @ Sarah Lawrence College, NY One, four and five-week programs. Study Filmmaking Intensive, Advanced Filmmaking Workshop, and Seminars. Information: 718 796-4104 or

IRISH LIFE EXPERIENCE Summer study abroad progrem. 25-day high school cultural and academic program for American and Canadian students. Classes, workshops, and tours throughout Ireland. $500 - $1,000 scholarships available. See website: or call 866 960-9215

ITHACA COLLEGE, Ithaca, NY Summer College for High School Students One week or three week residential program for college credit in a variety of courses. Visit: or call: 607 274-3143.

ITHACA WRITERS INSTITUTE ITHACA COLLEGE, Ithaca, NY Two week intensive residential program for college credit. See or call: 607 274-3143.

INTERNATIONAL FILM INSTITUTE OF NEW YORK Summer Filmmaker Scholarship Award competition. . . one full tuition scholarship to a future storyteller - Five Week Summer Filmmaking Intstitute at Sarah Lawrence College. Information: or 718 796-4104.

JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS, Philadelphia, PA (see Summer Science at Jefferson)

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, Baltimore, MD Pre-College Summer Programs 5-week program offering up to 7 credits. Also Discover Hopkins Programs offering 1 credit. Immersion style classes offered in more than 80 college-level courses Information available: 1-800 548-0548

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY, 4 campus locations Career Explorations program . Discover what it's like to work in areas of business, culinary arts, hospitality, or technology. Campuses in Providence, RI, North Miami, FL, Denver, CO, Charlotte, NC. Program offerings vary by campus - Business (e.g.Creative Advertising, Criminal Justice, Equine Studies), Hospitality (e.g.Sports/Entertainment/Event Management), Culinary (Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts). Information for Providence: 1-800-342-5598 or

JULIAN KRINSKY ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT CAMP AT HAVERFORD COLLEGE, Haverford, PA. Residential sessions and Day sessions. Many programs and sessions available. Classes available in: Art, Business, Cooking, Drama, Music, Princeton SAT Review. Focus Tracks include: Computers, Film Studies, Photography, Radio Broadcasting, And Videography. Discovery Tracks include: Comics & Cartooning, Creative Writing, Drawing in Pencil & Ink, Genes: the New Bioethics, Mock Law, Philosophy, Sculpture, Theater & Improvisation, World History & Politic. Information available: 866 879-5527 or:

Summer Internships in Philadelphia 3, 4, & 7-week sessions. Internships in Philadelphia in: Architecture, Business, Culinary Arts, Entertainment, Hospitality & Hotel Management, Journalism, Law, Marketing & Advertising, Publishing, Retail & Management, Sports Management, Veterinary Medicine. Application deadline: Rolling admission Information available: 866 879-5527 or:

JULIAN KRINSKY MODEL UN, at the University of Pennsylvania 4-week sessions Model United Nations Summer Program. Explore Foreign Policy, International Relations, and Global Politics. Information available: 866 879-5527 or

JUNIOR STATE OF AMERICA SUMMER PROGRAMS (SPONSORED BY JUNIOR STATESMEN FOUNDATION) AT GEORGETOWN U., PRINCETON U., STANFORD U. ,and THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA. AP US History is offered at the University of Virginia. Meet and question the Nation's leading politicians. Programs include wide variety of college level courses, student debates, and guest speakers. Information available: 800 334-5353

KEYSTONE BOYS STATE at Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA Practice the procedures and operations of various branches of city, county & state legislature. Form and operate fictitious cities, four counties, and one state, etc. Information: www.keystoneboysstate.shtml. or 717 730-9100.

KIMMEL CENTER Teen summer Arts Camp Choral/Vocal Music Camp, Jazz Camp, Pipe Organ Camp, Chamber Music Camp. Information available: 215 790-5896.

LANDMARK COLLEGE, Putney, VT Summer Programs for High School & College Students with Learning Differences
3-week High School Session
Choose: Writing Skills, Study Skills, Communications Skills, Math Skills.
2-week Transition to College Sessions Information available: 802 387-6718

LEAD AMERICA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCES Select from wide variety of confernces at colleges all across the country, e.g. Law & Trial @ Stanford Law School, Digital Media, Broadcast & Journalism @ Pace U., Business & Leadership @ Babson College etc. Information available: or 302 507-3583

LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE, Annville, PA Daniel Fox Youth Scholars Institute Programs offered include: Songwriting and Recording Workshop, Theater Workshop, World War II in History, Actuarial Science, Biotechnology, Going Gothic, International Business, Music Entrepreneurship, Theater Workshop, Understanding Psychology Through Film and Television, General Psychology, etc. Information available: 1-717-867-6193

LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE, Annville, PA ANNUAL SUMMER MUSIC CAMP Wide variety of music classes including Music History, Brass Choir, Jazz Band, Jazz Improvisation, Clarinet Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble, Recording Technology, Song Writing, etc. Information available: 717 867-6293 or:

LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE Annville, PA HEALTH AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SUMMER CAMP One week introduction to the scientific basis of human health.

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY Bethlehem , PA Summer Sessions Select courses open to rising high school seniors.

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY Bethlehem, PA Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship Four-week residential program for rising juniors and seniors with a focus on entrepreneurship, globalization, team building, project management and leadership. U.S. and international students. Scholarship assistance available.

LOWER BUCKS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Various Summer Youth Leadership, Professional Development and Internship Programs available. Go to: or call: 215 943-7400.

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO, Chicago, IL Summer Scholars Three-week seminars or six-week academy Study Convergence Journalism, Creative Writing, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Biology, Theatrical Experience, Law & Social Justice, Museum Studies, etc., Information 312 915 6565 or

MAINE MEDIA WORKSHOPS + COLLEGE Rockport, ME Young Artists Camp One and two week residential programs in phtography, filmmaking, design and more.

MARIST COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, NY Summer Pre-College Programs. Study: Business, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Digital Movie Making, Environmental Science, Game Design, Spanish, Sports Communication, Theatre. Information available: 845-575-3226 or:

MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART, Baltimore, MD. 4-week Pre-College Residency Program in Baltimore. Study Drawing & Painting the Figure, Illustration, Graphic Design, Architecture, Sculpture, Photography, Gaming & Animation, Video, Fiber & Fashion. Earn three college credits. Additional workshops available. Also 3-week International Pre-College Residency Program in Tuscany. College level studio experience - live and study in the Monte Amiata region of Italy. Field trips to Florence and other cultural venues. Students earn two college credits. Information available:

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT), Cambridge, MA MITES (Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science) Program prepares rising high school seniors for careers in engineering and science. If selected, all costs except your own transportation to MIT are covered. Information available: 617 253-3298 or

MIAMI UNIVERSITY Oxford, OH Summer Scholars Program Two two-week residential programs for rising juniors and seniors. Choose from a wide variety of topics. Program includes college application workshops on essay writing,and financial aid. Participants will receive priority consideration for Miami merit scholarships.

MIDDLEBURY-MONTEREY LANGUAGE ACADEMY Study Chinese, French, German, or Spanish at Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT Or Arabic, Chinese, French, or Spanish at Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH Various other programs available. Information: 802 443 2900

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY GLOBAL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE, West Long Branch, NJ Provides iinterdisciplinary training on globalization by exploring the relationships between governments, societies, and citizens. Can earn 3 college credits in Global Leadership. Information available: 732-263-5742.

Summer College Camp, Teen College, & Specialty Camps various program lengths Learn: Amazing Math, American Sign Language, Camp Astronomy, Computer Design Camp, Computer Graphics, Mixed Media Arts, Money Management & the Stock Market, Radio-TV-Video Production, etc.
Information available: 215 641-6397 or:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Blue Bell, PA Hot Careers Programs - Dental Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, and Pharmacy Technician. Call 215 641-6397

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Blue Bell campus and Pottstown campus. Summer comprehensive courses in SAT/PSAT Prep, and Driver Ed., Car Care and Maintenance. Call 610 718-1861.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Blue Bell, PA Entrepreneurial Camp 5-day program. Learn business skills, financial management, etc. Information: 215 641-6397.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Blue Bell, PA Biotechnology Summer Camp Explore Biotechnology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Discovery, and Biomanufacturing. Information available: 215 641-6499 or:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Blue Bell, PA Biomanufacturing Summer Camp Hands-on laboratory experiments. Learn how the biotech industry produces recombinant proteins for research, medicine, agriculture and more. Information:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Blue Bell, PA Civic Journalism Workshop 6-week tuition-free workshop at MCCC. Open to high school seniors.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Blue Bell, PA JOhns Hopkins Engineering Innovation Summer Program 5-week program Students will be trained to think and solve problems like engieers through lab work, group projects, lectures & assignments. Information 215 619-7440

NEW HOPE ACADEMY and MOTIVATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TRAINING CO., Inc. , Yardley, PA and Doylestown, PA Summer Academic Success Camp Two 4-week sessions (2-hour sessions - no Friday classes) Tutoring Studio Workshops: Improve academic skills, SAT/PSAT/ACT Motivational - Prep, Reading Retreat, Masters Math, Real History, Art Smarts, Animation Station, Internet Savvy, Robotic Wonders, Movie Makers, Digital Photo, Music Workshop, Drama Workshop,etc. Information available: 800 300-0003 or

NEW YORK COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (OXBRIDGE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS) at Barnard College (Columbia University) Courses & Workshops in Humanities, Sciences & Social Sciences, Production & Workshop Information available or 800 828-8349.

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, NY Precollege Summer Program. College-level courses for credit for rising juniors and seniors.

Precollege Summer Camps Camps are 1 to 5 weeks in length
Learn: 3D Printing & Product Design, Arabic, Building Interactive IOS Game Environments using Unity 3D, City Planning, Creative Writing, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Journalism, Mandarin, Performing Arts Workshop, The Essence of New York City, Understanding Global Issues, etc. Information available: 1 212 998-7006 or:

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY STEINHARDT SCHOOL OF CULTURE, EDUCATION, AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, New York One to three week sessions Voack programs, Instrumental programs, Jazz programs, etc. Information available: 212 998-5424 or

Summer High School Program
Take courses in: Dramatic Writing, Filmmakers Workshop, Acting, Experimental Theatre Workshop, Musical Theatre Performance, Musical Theatre Writing, Photography, etc.
Information available: 212 998-1500 or:

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Boston, MA Summer Programs for High School Students. Choose from two-week (noncredit), three-week (3 credits) or four- week (6 credits) programs. Visit: or call: 617 373-2400.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Evanston, IL College Prep Program 3-9 week programs available for college credit. Must be rising junior or senior. Choose from more than 300 courses. Visit: or call: 847 467-6703.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Evanston, IL National High School Institute Theater Arts Five-week Acting or Design/Tech course with two-week optional Musical Theater extension. Information available: 847-491-3026 or

NORWICH UNIVERSITY, Northfield, VT Future Leader Camp . Norwich is America's first private military college. Participate in Adventure Training, Survival Training, Team Challenges, and Classroom Instruction. Drill Camp. Participate in Drill Training, Team Challenges and Classroom Instruction. Information available: 802 485-2531 or

OBERLIN COLLEGE, Oberlin, Ohio Foresight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative Intensive unique hands-on learning about sustainability initiatives. Information:

OHIO UNIVERSITY, Athens, Ohio Ohio University Center for Sports Administration sponsors OHIO SPORTS BUSINESS ACADEMY. Week long journey through the ever-changing workd of sports. Information: ir 267 254-1301

OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, Los Angeles, CA Summer of Art College Preparatory Program. Study: Animation, Architecture, Graphic Design, Illustration, Digital Media, Digital Photography, Product Design, Toy Design, Painting, & Photography. Information available: 310 665-6864, 800-527-6847 or:

PACE UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCHOLARS INSTITUTE , New York City Explore: American Politics, Model United Nations, Film & Screen Studies, Stage Production & Theater, On Broadway: Acting Skills, Legal Studies, Forensic Science, Art & Design, Environmental Studies. Information available: 212 346-1192 or

PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, Lancaster, PA Summer Pre-College Courses. Study Figure Drawing, Digital Photography, Intro. to Painting, Basic Drawing, Watercolor Painting, Silkscreen, Exploration of Image & Words, Portfolio Prep Workshop. Information: 717 396-7833

PENNSYLVANIA FREE ENTERPRISE WEEK, Williamsport, PA Opportunity for rising juniors and seniors to see what it is like to run their own business. Five one-week sessions to choose from. Held at Lycoming College or PA College of Technology. Accepted students receive "scholarship" covering the cost of the program; modest application fee required with financial aid available. Sponsored by the Foundation for Free Enterprise Education. Visit: or call: 814 833-9576.

PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE YOUTH WEEK Six-day camp providing an introduction to local, state and federal law enforcement. Must be between 15 and 17 years old.

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Abington, PA Kids & Teen College Summer Camps (one week camps in various subjects), Math Academic Prep Program and SAT & College Prep Courses.

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY (at two locations) Speed Reading - Gain in comprehension while doubling reading speed. Learn the best way to read textbooks, take notes and study for tests. Also available: Love of Reading - average student doubles reading speed in difficult material and triples reading speed in easier material, while improving comprehension, concentration, and recall. Both courses given at Nazareth Academy H.S., and Penn State Abington. Information: 1 800-978-9596.

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA Programs for High School Students
Programs such as: Pre-Freshmen Engineering & Summer Scholars Program, Visit in Engineering Week, Upward Bound Math Science, Institute for Journalists, Institute for Yearbook Editors and Staff, Institute for Filmmakers, Institute for Webcasting, Institute for Creative Writing, etc. Information available:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA Conservation Leadership School One-week residential programs; Held at Stone Valley Recreation Center. Topics: Teambuilding Ropes Course, The Pennsylvania Elk, Riparian Zones, History of the Land,& Leadership Building. For information: 814 865-8301 or

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA Summmer Study 6 1/2 week program and 3 1/2 week Summer Enrichment Program. Call 800 666-2556 or: (see below under "Summer Study")

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA Architecture and Landscape Architecture Summer Camp For high school students interested in architecture, landscape architecture, architectural engineering, or construction management. Information available: or call: 800-PSU-TODAY (778-8632).

PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY - "Tomorrow's Successful Leaders Conference" - see "Tomorrow's. . .

PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Textile Design Summer Workshop Explore the textile field, learn about potential career paths, gain experience with industrial textile equipment and technology, etc. Information: or e-mail:

PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Two-week program Career Discovery Workshop for students interested in Architecture, Interior Design, Interior Architecture, or Landscape Architecture. Program includes lectures, individually tutored design studio, drafting & computer-aided design demonstrations, and field trips to Philadelphia firms. Information available: 215 951-2800 the builtenvironment/summerworkshop.html

PHILLIPS EXETER ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL, Exeter, NH Academic Study, athletics, and exploration. SAT Prep, Explore: A Greener Earth, The Land & the Sea, Problem Solving, A Global Community, Creative Arts, Crime Scene Investigation. Information: 1 603 777-3488

POWERHOUSE - VASSAR & NEW YORK STAGE & FILM'S APPRENTICE TRAINING PROGRAM, Poughkeepsie, NY - Study to be an actor, writer or director. Information available:

PRATT INSTITUTE Brooklyn, NY Pre-College Program Four week program for rising juniors and seniors and graduating seniors to explore art, design, architecture, creative writing or cultural studies. All levels of experience welcome.

REYNOLDS YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP at DENISON UNIVERSITY Granville, OH 8-day program with workshops in poetry, fiction or nonfiction.

ROCHESTER INSTUTUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Rochester, NY Two day program - attend up to four academic workshops including, Biomedical Sciences, Game Design and Development, Graphic Design, Packaging Science, Photography, etc.. Also College & Careers Program. Information available: 585 475-6631 or:

ROSWELL PARK CANCER INSTITUTE, Buffalo, NY Summe Research Participation Program College & High School Juniors Experience scietific research at a leading comprehensive cancer center, conduct a cancer-related research project, receive advice for science careers, etc. Information available: or" 1-800-767-9355, Ext. 2339

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY New Brunswick, NJ Pre-Engineering Summer Academy Intensive one-week certificate program designed to introduce students to a variety of engineering areas. Open to rising juniors and seniors who have completed pre-calculus and physics.

SAINT JOSEPH'S UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Math Academy on Hawk Hill Advanced summer program for motivated high school students. Explore topics like Infinity, Symmetry, Fractals, and Games. Information:

Summer Seminars
Workshops available: Animation Basics, Industrial Design Basics, elements of Web Basics, Drawing Studio, Painting Studio, etc.
Information available: 800 869-7223, or 912 525-5100 or: SCAD.EDU/SUMMER

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING APPRENTICE PROGRAM (SEAP) at PHILADELPHIA NAVAL BUSINESS CENTER, Philadelphia, PA Eight week apprenticeship program at the Naval Surface Warfare Center. Assist Dept. of the Navy civilian engineers, scientists and computer specialists with Ongoing Navy projects and programs – 8-hour workdays. At completion of the program,
Students receive a tax-free award of $1500.
Information available: 215 897-1868 Attn: Barbara Faragalli at: barbarafaragalli@navy.mill


SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, South Orange, NJ Collegiate Studies Program Earn college credit Study Oral Communication, Introduction to Psychology, or Introduction to Sociology. Information available 973 761 9205 or:

SHOALS MARINE LABORATORY, Appledore Island, Gulf of Maine Programs through University of New Hampshire, and Cornell University: Marine Environmental Science, or Oceanography of the Gulf of Maine. Information available: 607 255-3717 or: or:

SKIDMORE COLLEGE, Saratoga Springs, NY Summe Program. Earn college credit in a wide range of subjects. Call 518 580-5458 or visit:

STANFORD UNIVERSITY Stanford, CA High School Summer College (8 week for credit program) and Pre-Collegiate Institutes (3 - 5 week programs focusing on a single subject).

STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Hoboken, NJ Variety of programs available in Engineering, Business and Technology. Financial Aid available to qualified applicants. Go to: or call: 201 216-3353.

ST. GEORGE'S SCHOOL, Newport, RI Enrichment courses available including: Two Dimensional Art, Ceramics, Photography, Intro. to Acting, Intro. to Computers, Creative Writing, Math, Intro. to Marine Biology, KAPLAN SAT Test Prep, etc. Information available: 401 842-6712 or:

St. JOHN'S COLLEGE, Annapolis, MD Summer Academy at St. John's College An IIntellectual Adventure . Spend a week with great books. . . Great Books seminar, Mathematics Tutorial, Language Tutorial. Information:

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY MADRID CAMPUS, Spain Learn Spanish in the capital of Spain. Information available:

SUMMER DISCOVERY Numerous credit and enrichment courses at varying universities each year. Six and three week programs available on a wide variety of subjects.

SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR THE GIFTED Wide variety of courses available at following institutions: Amherst, Bryn Mawr, Dartmouth College, Emory U., Princeton, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UT Austin, & Vassar. Day programs available at various colleges. Courses available in Math & Science, Multi-Disciplinary courses, plus Visual & Performing Arts, and Fitness and Recreation courses. Applicants must be gifted or score in the 95th percentile on national tests, or gifted range on the SAT, ACT, or PSAT. Information available: or call: 866-303-4744 ext.5159.

SUMMER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES - OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH: THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM (SEAP) Participating labs located in California, Florida, Maryland, Misissippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, & Washington, DC. 8-week summer research opportunities. Stipend: $1,500 for the 8-week program. Application deadline: Information available: 888-715-ASEE

SUMMER SCIENCE AT JEFFERSON - Biomedical Sciences for High School Students Study Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Protein Chemistry, Pathology and Anatomy, Molecular Mechanisms of Disease. Information available: 215 503-8414 or

SUMMER STUDY PROGRAMS Enrichment programs at various U.S. universities as well as Study Abroad programs.

SUMMERFUEL Pre-College enrichment programs on U.S. campuses, Study Abroad opportunities and programs in Social Entrepreneurship.

SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY, Selinsgrove, PA Writers Workshop One-week residential program for rising juniors and seniors. Workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry.

SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY, Selinsgrove, PA Choral Insititute One week residential program for students entereing 9th - 12th grade.

SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY, Selinsgrove, PA Leadership Institute for Entrepreneurship One-week residential program sponsored by the Sigmund Weis School of Business.

SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY, Selinsgrove, PA Stream Ecology Institute One week residential program focusing on environmental issues within the Susquehanna River watershed.

SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY, Selingsgrove, PA Wind Ensemble Institute One-week residential program focusing on chamber music and symphonic wind ensemble performance.

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Syracuse, NY Summer College for High School Students. Two, three and six-week programs available both for credit and noncredit. Courses offered in a broad range of subjects.

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA FOX SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Business Leadership Academy 6-week program, Choose from: Actuarial Science/Financial Mathematics, Introduction to Marketing, Law of Contracts, or Intro. to Sport Management. Participate in a Business Plan Workshop. Visit:

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA The Fox School of Business Emerging Entrepreneurs Program A two-week comprehensive entrepreneurship development program. Explore careers in Risk Management or Corporate Sustainability. Open to high school juniors. Information available: 215 204 8122 or

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Fox School of Business Corporate Sustainability Sumer Program Explore a potential careet in Corporate Sustainability. Four week experience. Information 215 204 4892

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Summer Academies for talented high school seniors - Study Business Leadership, Engineering, Sustainable Environments, Landscape Architecture, and Molecular Life Sciences. Information available: 215 204-2044 or

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Summer Owls Leadership Experience Students choose one three-week, three-credit course in Business, Education, Media and Communication, Health Professions or Science. Students who complete the college course successfully are eligible to earn a $4,000 scholarship to Temple. Visit: or call: 215 204-2712.

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY TYLER SCHOOL OF ART, Philadelphia, PA Tyler Pre-College Summer Workshop Courses available: Drawing Portfolio Preparation, Figure Drawing, Graphic Design & Illustration, Architecture Institute, Digital Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, Printmaking, etc. Information: 215 777-9010 or:

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY AMBLER Summer Camps - Study: Creative Writing, Multimedia Camp, The Wilderness Games, Debate for Teens: the Art of Arguing, Music & Voice Production Camp, etc. Also, College Prep Workshops (SAT Review Workshopk Preparing Your Journey to College). Information available: 267 468-8506 or:

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY, Phildelphia, PA Summer Science @ Jefferson Study Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Protein Chemistry, Pathology and Anatomy, Molecular Mechanisms of Disease. Information available: 215 503-8414 or:


THOMAS MORE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS, Merrimack, NH Collegiate Summer Program for High School Students. Study Literature, Philosophy, American Political Tradition, Apologetics, Writing, etc. Information available: 603 880-8308 or 800 880-8308

TOMORROW'S SUCCESSFUL LEADERS CONFERENCE held at Philadelphia University Opportunity for high school students entering junior & senior year to be inspired for life after high school. Program will enhance college resumes as well. Information available:

TUFTS UNIVERSITY, North Grafton, MA Adventures in Veterinary Medicine program. Study Equine Sports Medicine, Animal Behavior, Small or Large Animal Medicine, Wildlife Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, etc. Information available: 508 839-7962

TUFTS UNIVERSITY SUMMER STUDY Medford, MA Six week precollege program for rising juniors and seniors. Visit: or call: 617 627-2000.

TYLER SCHOOL OF ART at TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, Pa Pre-College Summer Workshop Explore Drawing, Portfolio Preparation,Portraits, Graphic Design & Illustration, Architecture Institute, Digital Photography & Image Making, Ceramics, Sculpture, Printmaking, etc. Information: 215-777-9010 or

UNION COLLEGE, Schenectady, NY Five Points Summer Residential Academic Program Two sessions. Explore: Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship, Digital Creative Arts, Forensic Science, Psychology, Mass Media: Communications and Journalism, Sociology and American Popular Culture, Cultural Anthropology. Information available: 800 883-2540 or

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colorado Springs, CO Summer Seminar at the Academy. Two sessions. GPA of 3.0 required. Experience life as a cadet, live in cadet dorm, eat in cadet dining facility, attend workshops of your choice. Information available: 267-625-7938 (Lt. Col. William Shelton - Liaison Officer in Elkins Park) or:

UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY, West Point, NY Summer Leaders Seminar Information available 845-938-4041 or: click on Summer Leaders Seminar at West Point for general

UNITED STATES MODEL CONGRESS, Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Be a Representative in the Halls of Congress.Visit Registration now open.

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY, Annapolis, MD Naval Academy Summer Seminar. Three one-week sessions: Experience all aspects of the Naval Academy including academic program, physical training, and midshipman life. Application on-line at

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY, Annapolis, MD Naval Academy Summer STEM Program (Science / Technology / Engineering / Mathematics Application available on line. See Phone: 410 293-1813.

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA Tuscaloosa, AL UA Early College For current sophomores, juniors and seniors. Earn college credit in a wide variety of courses. Online or residential.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture Summer Programs: Art Institute, Design/Media Arts Institute, An Introduction to Architecture, World Music Summer Institute, Sci/Art NanoLab, etc. See UCLA website for more information.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA and UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY Summer Excel; The Precollegiate Summer Experience. Various enrichment courses, sports enrichment, earn college credits, SAT prep programs. 2, 3, 4, & 6 week programs. Information available: 650 563-9607 or:

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO Chicago, IL Summer Programs for High School Students Both credit and noncredit programs available for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Study abroad programs as well.

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT Storrs, CT UCPREP (University College Preparation) Programs for rising juniors, seniors or college freshmen with learning disabilities.

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON, Dayton, OH Summer Honors Engineering Camp Explore each area of engineering in hands-on projects, designing & building robots, solving real-world engineering problems, investigating career options, and networking with practicing engineers. Information: 937-229-4316 or:

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON, Dayton, OH Summer Honors Program for Rising Seniors
"Thinking and Leading in Today's World" - course based on Beyond Violence: Religious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, & Islam.
Information available: 1 800 837-7433 or:

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, Newark, DE Honors Program Summer College. Take two freshmen-level college courses for UD credit Information available: 302 8831-6560 or:

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, College Park, MD Young Scholars Program Study: Intro. To Architecture, Contemporary Moral Issues, Astronomy, The Interplay of Math and Games, Students, Learning & Technology, Intro. To Engineering Design, Intro. To Kinesiology, Intro to Public & Community Health, Intro to Journalism, Contemporary Social Problems, Modern Biology, Food-Science & Technology.
Information available: 301 314-3572 or:

Discover the Arts! At Maryland
Study: Creative Writing Workshop, Drawing I, Practicum in Choreography, Production, and Performance I The Jazz Experience, Intro. to Music Technology, Acting and Performance Workshop. Information available: 301 314-8240 or

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MATH & SCIENCE SCHOLARS High School Summer Program Study Applied Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology,Math, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Physics, & Statistics.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI Business Administration Institute, Art Institute, Croft International Studies Program, Engineering Program, Health Professionals institute, Journalism Institute, LIberal Arts Institute, Pre-Law & Legal Studies Institute, Pre-Med Hnors Program. Numerous sessions. Information:

UNVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SUMMER COLLEGE for High School Students Study at Art Institute, Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Health Professions Institute, Spanish, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Pre-Law & Legal Studies. Information available: 662 915 7621

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME Notre Dame, IN Summer Scholars Program Two week programs introducing students to college-level academics in fields ranging from the liberal arts to science and business. For rising high school juniors and seniors.

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME Notre Dame, IN School of Architecture Career Discovery One of the top programs in the U.S. for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who want to learn about studying architecture before they get to college.

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME Notre Dame, IN ND Vision Four 5-day conferences available to all high school students seeking to deepen their faith through large group speaker events, small group discussions, prayer, reflection and music. Conducted by current ND students.

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME Leadership Seminars 10-day all expenses paid program for advanced students. For rising seniors only.

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME Rome, Italy 12-day study abroad program for rising seniors only.

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME Notre Dame, IN Seminary Immersion Two-week academic course for high school men considering a vocation the Catholic priesthood.

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA Engineering Summer Academy at Penn Six three-week residential programs offered in: Computer Graphics, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Robotics, Engineering Complex Networks & Computer Science. or 215 898-0053.

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA Management and Technology Summer Institute. 3-week program for credit. Program introduces students to the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for successfully linking technology and management concepts in the 21st century. Information available: 215 898-4145 or

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA Programs for High School Students: Penn Summer Science Academy, Penn Summer Art and Architecture Studios, Penn Summer Theatre Workshop, and Pre-College Program. Information available: 215 898-6757 or orgwww.aasapenn.

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy Study Beginning Chinese I & II. Lectures on Chinese culture, literature, religion, history and philosophy. STARTALK Penn Hindi Program (215 898-4490) and STARTALK Penn Urdu Program. Information available 215 898-7475 or:

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, WHARTON SCHOOL, Philadelphia, PA For rising juniors and seniors. Leadership in the Business World, Management and Technology Summer Institute (college credit), Wharton Sports Business Academy and Wharton Moneyball Academy.

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy Four-week residential program for rising juniors and seniors covering health policy, research and patient care.

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA College Prep & Leadership Academy Week-long summer program in collegiate preparation and leadership development, including standardized test prep. Visit:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles, CA. Summer Seminars for High School Students. Seminars offered include: Acting Workshop, Basic Animation Techniques, Electric Guitar: Jazz, Rock, and Beyond; Introduction to Photography as an Art Form, Critics Choice: Film Study, Introduction to Video Game Design, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Writing Techniques for the College Bound Student. Information available: 213 743-5679 or:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles, CA Summer Programs for High School Students Study Architecture, Business, Engineering, Journalism, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Science, Visual & Performing Arts, Writing. Information available: 213 740 5679 or:

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, Philadelphia, PA Pre-College Summer Institute Three and four-week programs available. Study Art, Media & Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Music Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology, or Theater. Visit:, email: or call: 215 717-6430.

UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, Burlington, VT Summer Academy Two sessions Live in residence halls Information available: or phone 802-656-2085

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA , Charlottesville , VA 4-Star Summer Camps – Academics 2 & 4-week sessions available Study: Creative Writing, Essay Writing, Architecture, Environmental Studies, Economics, Algebra, Calculus, Geometry, SAT/PSAT Prep, Sports Performance etc. Interesting enrichment programs also available, e.g. Video Production, Photography, Film in America, etc. Also 4 Star Golf Camp and Tennis Camp. Information available: 800-334-7827 or:

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA STUDENT SUMMER ACADEMY Spend 6 amazing days in Washington DC Earn credit from University of Virginia Explore CC's monuments and memorials. Choose from 5 week-long sessions. Questions: 800-256-7387 or:

US PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS One week or multiple week programs - at many locations: UCLA, Stanford, U. Conn., Pepperdine, American, U. Texas, U. Cincinnati, Oberlin, Rutgers, New York City, U. Mass., U.C. San Diego, U. South Fla. Programs in Animation, TV News, Theater, Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Musical Theater, Acting, Screenwriting/Playwriting, etc. Information available: 1 888-497-3553

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, TN Vanderbilt Summer Academy Session II (for rising 9th & 10th graders) Courses such as: Film Studies, Astronomy, Forensic Anthropology, Hands-On Robotics, Nanotechnology & Engineering, Math & Music. Session III (for rising 10th & 11th graders) Courses such as: College Preparation, Film Studies: Shakespeare on Screen, Existentialism Today, Hands-On robotics, Anthropology, Med School 101, etc. Information available: 615 322-8261 or

VASSAR COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, NY POWERHOUSE THEATER APPRENTICE PROGRAM Collaboration between Vassar and New York Stage and Film. Openings for acting, writing, and directing apprentices. Information available: 845-437-5907 or :

VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY , Villanova , PA Theater, Magic & Science Program "Opening minds to the wonders of science through integration with the arts." Design a magical learning experience for younger children; design the magic school Web site, etc. Information

W.E.B DUBOIS SCHOLARS INSTITUTE, Princeton, NJ Non-profit organization providing scholarship, community service, entrepreneur training, and leadership training for high-achieving youth. 5-weeks of instruction in university-level courses. Applications due early March. Information available: 973 720 3394 or

WALNUT HILL, Natick, MA Summer Programs in the Arts - Music, Theater, Visual Art Writing, Music Theater, etc. Information available: or 508 650-5020

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE Washington, PA Global Summer Academy Two week residential program for students in grades 8 - 12.

Study American Politics in Today's World, American Business & Economics in a Global Economy, 2040, State of the World, Humanities, Journalism, Law & Society, Premedical Studies, etc.
Information available: 540 458-8727 or:

WASHINGTON & LEE UNIVERSITY, Lexington, VA 2006 Global Scholar 2006 Program Study college-level courses in International Relations. Information available through Americans for Informed Democracy at 203 785-9435 or:

WASHINGTON COLLEGE, Chestertown, MD Computer Mapping Technology Summer Camp Also known as Geographic information System - learn how to map your community and environment. Study Geospatial Technology. Information available: 410 810 5767 or:

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY St. Louis, MO High School Summer Scholars Five-week residential program for rising juniors and seniors.

WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY, West Chester, PA PA Writing and Literature Project four 10-day sessions at various locations
Featuring: Young Writers on Computers, SAT Verbal Prep, Poetry Workshops, Tolkien II: The Silmarillion, etc.
Information available: 610 436-3212 or:

WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY, Wheeling, WV Summer Career and Cultural Program for high school studets from the US and around the world to expeience "university life". Interesting classes in July. Information: 800 624-6992 or

WIDENER UNIVERSITY, Chester, PA Engineering Summer Camp for day & resident students. Information: 610 499-4037 or:

WILLIAM & MARY, Williamsburg, VA National Institute of American History and Democracy. Open to rising juniors, rising seniors and graduating seniors. Earn four college credits in early American History. Two three-week sessions available. Visit: or call: 757 221-7652.

WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE Worcester, MA WPI Frontiers Two week residential program for rising juniors and seniors focusing on science, technology and engineering.

WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, Worcester, MA WPI Launch: Five-day program for entering freshmen and sophomores.

WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, Worcester, MA Strive Program. One week program for African-American, Latino, and American Indian students interested in science, mathematics, and engineering. Information available:

YALE UNIVERSITY New Haven, CT Young Global Scholars Six two-week residential, noncredit programs to choose from for rising juniors and seniors.

YALE UNIVERSITY New Haven, CT Explo 360 Three-week summer program for students entering grades 10 - 12. Residential or day program. Over 90 courses offered.

YALE UNIVERSITY New Haven, CT Summer Institute for the Gifted Open to students ages 13 - 17. Three-week residential and commuter programs available. Wide variety of courses offered, from Humanities to Technology.

International Summer Programs


ABBEY ROAD OVERSEAS PROGRAMS Summer Immersion Educational Pre-college Programs in France, Italy, & Spain.. 3 to 4-week sessions. Information available: or phone: 888 462-2239.

CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARS PROGRAMME at University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England For high-achieving high school students. A fantastic mix of education and travel - live and study in Cambridge, explore Britain with your new friends and optionally visit Paris. Information available:

GO EDUCATIONAL TOURS Ireland, Spain, China, Costa Rica, Iceland, etc. Educational travel and work. Information: 1 855 446 8687 or:

IRISH LIFE EXPERIENCE Travel to Ireland - 25 day high school cultural & academic program consisting of workshops, classes and tours throughout Ireland. Spend approx. 50 hours in class covering Gaelic, Irish History, Irish American History, Irish Studies, LIterature, Drama and Dance. Scholarship available. Information available: or call: 1 855 IRISH LIFE

MAGDALEN COLLEGE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY, England Oxford Advanced Studies Program
Subjects available: Modern Novel, Shakespeare, The Greeks, The Dictatorships
In Europe, 1919-39, Art & Architecture, Drama, Film Studies, Creative Writing, Economics, International Business Management, Comparative Government & Politics, Psychology, English Law & the European Community, Languages, Math, Medical Biology, Physics, Chemistry, etc.
Information available: 203 966-2886 or:

SERVICE LEARNING IN BARCELONA A Progam of Cultural Immersion through community service and study. Study Spanish, Travel and Cultural Exploration, etc. Information: 802 362-5855 or:

SERVICE LEARNING IN PARIS A Program of Cultural Immersion through community service and study. French Language course, Art & Architecture, LIterature, Politics, etc. Information: 802 362-5855 or:

SOMERVILLE COLLEGE, Oxford, England One-on-one tutorial method of teaching - wide range of subjects. Information available 203 966-2886 or:

OXBRIDGE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS The Oxford TraditionOxford Advanced Studies Program. At Oxford University take courses in the Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences; Workshops in Architecture, Writing, Drama, Film Studies, Journalism, Photography, Speech & Debate, Studio Art, etc.Information available:
The Cambridge Tradition
At Cambridge University study the Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences; Workshops in Architecture, Filmmaking, Creative Writing, Drama, Speech & Debate, Structural Engineering, Studio Art, etc.
Information available on both programs: 212 932-3049 or

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, Cambridge, England Cambridge College Programme Liberal arts and sciences curriculum of over 75 courses. Information available: 800 922-7268 or:

Service, Travel, Adventure, Gap Year Programs


ACTION QUEST and LIFEWORKS Action Quest - Learn to sail or scuba dive in the British Virgin Islands, or the South Pacific, etc. Aid the efforts of Galapagos National Parks Service in Ecuador. Other service programs in India, China, Thailand, Australia, and the Mediterranean. Action Quest offers certification programs to its shipmates. Lifeworks participants take an active role in community service where Action Quest goes.Information available: 800 317-6789 or:, or, or, or

CITY YEAR "Corps members" serve in schools as tutors, mentors, role models and leaders of after-school programs full-time for 10 months. Possible Locations: Boston, Cleveland, Columbus, Little Rock, Louisiana, New Hampshire, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Seattle, Chicago, Columbia, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Rhode Island, San Jose, Washington, DC. Earn almost $5,000 for college. Information available: the Red Cross Bldg. 23rd & Chestnut Sts. Philadelphia, PA, or 267 386-7035 or

GLOBAL WORKS - TRAVEL WITH PURPOSE International Summer Service Adventures. Meaningful Community Service, Cultural Exchange Language Immersion, Awesome Adventure. Information: or 303 545-2202.

LIFEWORKS INTERNATIONAL (Volunteer arm of Global Expeditions Group) SUMMER SERVICE ADVENTURES World class journeys featuaring meaningful service projects, cultural exchange and adventure travel. Two three-week programs in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Five-week adventure and service programs exploring two different cultures, e.g. Peru/Ecuador, Panama/Costa Rica, or Australia/New Zealand. Dates and information available: 303 545 2202 or:

IRISH WAY - A program of the Irish American Cultural Institute. Summer Study Abroad program. Four-week summer study abroad program - study Ireland's history and traditions - witness Ireland's beauty on tours of the southeastern and western regions of Ireland. Information available: 973 605-1991. or ir visit the Irish Way Program on Facebook or MYSpace.

LANDMARK VOLUNTEERS - Youth Across America Two week summer volunteer opportunities with leading cultural, environmental, historical & social service organizations across the country. Visit or Phone# 413-229-0255

LONGACRE EXPEDITIONS Leadership, service-learning, and multi-sport wilderness adventures in various locations including: Ecuador and the Galapagos (teaching English and preparing fields), Alaska(backpack, sea kayak among icebergs, white water rafting) Ireland (photography expedition on west coast staying at U. of Limerick), Iceland (environmental conservation, hiking, explore caves, etc.). Information available: 732 722-7566 ir

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION SUMMER CAMP Volunteers needed. A week camp for the "kids to just be kids". Information available: 610 325-5758 or:

OUTWARD BOUND WILDERNESS, Golden, CO Offers activities such as: mountaineering in the Rocky Mountains or Alaska, sailing in the Florida Keys; over 500 courses to choose from. Information available: 866-467-7644 or:

SEA SEMINARS. THE ULTIMATE SUMMER EXPERIENCE Science at Sea Program focuses on coastal and offshore marine research, maritime history, and fundamentals of nautical science. Spend time on shore and at sea 3 Sessions - sailing to and from Woods Hole, MA or sailing from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Oceanography of the Gulf of Maine Program offers opportunity to experience life on an island and on board SEA's sailing vessel. Oceanography of the Southern California Bight Program focuses on marine environments off the California coast. Information available: 800-552-3633 Ext. 770 or:

SEA WORLD, Orlando, FL Career Camp at Sea World - Opportunity for students interested in becoming an Animal Trainer, Aviculturist, Animal Care Specialist, Veterinarian Researcher, Marine Biologist, Zoologist, etc. Information available:

TEEN LIFE GAP YEAR PROGRAMS Academic programs, Adventure / trips, Arts, Community Service, Sea/Mester, Environmental Conservation, Internship and Work Experience, Travel/Culture, etc. Visit: or call 617 868-5848.

VISIONS SERVICE ADVENTURES Service work, intercultural living, cultural and language immersion, and active exploration. 3,4, & 5 week programs in Alaska, Montana, Mississippi, British Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe,
Nicaragua, Peru, Ecuador and the Galapagos, Cambodia and Myanmar.Information available: 406 551 4423 or

WASHINGTON & LEE UNIVERSITY Summer Scholars Program Study Business & Economics, Humanities & Culture, Journalism, Law & Society, Science & Medicine, or Politics. Information available:

WINDSOR MOUNTAIN INTERNATIONAL (formerly Interlocken) Student Travel and Summer Camp 3 to 5 week summer programs. Theatre & Visual Arts, Environment & Adventure, Friendship & Cultural Exchange, Horseback Riding Camp, Language Learning, Community Service & Leadership, and International Summer Camps.
Information available: 603 478-3166 or: 800-862-7760

WORLD HORIZONS INTERNATIONAL Life, Service & Cultural Adventures Community service with children, adults, animals and environmental projects. Language Immersion programs, etc. Trips to Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, England, Fiji, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Peru, and locations in the U.S.