• Academy of Business Leadership Summer Business Institute: this Summer Institute is a hallmark program for future leaders - held on six college campuses of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); Loyola Marymount University (LMU); University of Southern California (USC); California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA); California State University, Fullerton (CSUF); and California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). During SBI, participants are taught by talented MBAs from top universities. They also create business plans, invest a $100,000 fictitious stock portfolio, go on field trips to fortune 500 companies, create a personalized action plan, learn leadership skills and core values, and more. Students learn about life on a college campus from our college aged site staff and from university administration. For applications and more information go to: http://www.goabl.org/

    Academic Connections – UC San Diego

    Academic Connections provides an opportunity for high school students with a 3.3 (or above) weighted cumulative GPA to get a jump start on the college experience. We invite students to explore the best UCSD has to offer. In Session I, students choose one of approximately 25, three-week courses offered. Classes meet five hours a day, with a maximum of 22 students per class, to ensure quality interaction with instructors and instructional assistants. Academic Connections instructors are typically UCSD doctoral students who design and instruct the course. This engaging combination brings freshness and excitement to the classes. https://academicconnections.ucsd.edu/sandiego/

    Advanced Leadership Academy (ALA): Based on college-level curricula, successfully completing the ALA will earn you college credit from George Mason University. The Advanced Leadership Academy is for Juniors and Seniors who are: passionate about social causes, willing to take on new challenges, willing to learn about themselves and their skills, ready to develop an action plan for change, ready to take on college-level curriculum and earn college credit, and ready to lead. http://www.hoby.org/programs/advanced-leadership-academy/

    Alma College: Alma College is excited to announce new summer experiences that can be explored. Opportunities include exploration in the Stem Field, Academic & Leadership, Arts & Music, and Athletic Camps. https://www.alma.edu/offices/conference-services/summer-camps-events/academic-camps/

    Barnard College "Pre-college" Summer Program in New York: For rising junior or senior high school girls Barnard offers one to four week residential programs, academic classes such as Liberal Arts Intensive, Young Women’s Leadership Institute, Dance in the City, Summer Science Seminars, a STEM program, and Entrepreneurs-In-Training. New this year there is a coding/web development course offering. Evening and weekend excursions to cultural and recreational events in New York. For more information go to: www.barnard.edu/pcp/ 

    Boston University High School Honors & Summer Challenge Programs: Boston University has what you're looking for. Choose from two exciting residential summer programs that will make for your best summer yet. Opportunities also include research internship, academic immersion and high school honors programs. Expand your mind with challenging courses that will introduce you to the academic rigors of college. For more information go to: www.bu.edu/summer/highschool/

    Brandeis Genesis Program: A summer program for high school students integrating Jewish Studies, with opportunities such as App Design Boot Camp, BIMA, Genesis, Mock Trial Boot Camp and Service Corps. For more information go to: www.brandeis.edu/genesis

    Brown University: Summer@Brown courses are carefully chosen to represent a wide range of Brown Universities’ open liberal arts curriculum – a core principle of a Brown education. Students live and learn on Brown’s magnificent Ivy League campus and choose from nearly 200 non-credit courses. In class, attention is shifted away from grades and credits so students can fully immerse themselves in subjects they love, and discover the satisfying challenge of college-level academics. Outside of class, students participate in a full program of events and activities, and experience the independence of college life with fellow students and new friends from around the world. http://www.brown.edu/academics/pre-college/

    Cal Lutheran University: Summer at CLU for High School Students is an opportunity for those who qualify to get a head start on college and a preview of what classes are like at the next level. http://www.callutheran.edu/summer/high-school/

    Carleton College: Carleton College's summer programs invite you to develop skills and challenge yourself academically in a rigorous but supportive learning community. http://apps.carleton.edu/summer/

    Carnegie Mellon University: To prepare for study at the college level, you can explore architecture, art & design, drama, music, and the National High School Game Academy. Through advanced Placement/Early Admission program, you can take two challenging college courses in order to gain advanced placement and get a head start in college. Our Summer Pre-College programs will show you what life at Carnegie Mellon is all about - from the classroom to what's happening on weekends. https://www.cmu.edu/summer/pre-college/index.html

    College of William & Mary Pre-College Programs in Virginia: Three-week residential programs for entering 11th & 12th grade students, immersion programs in American history. For more information go to:  www.wm.edu/academics/precollege/index.php

    Colorado College Pre-College Program: Three-week programs for high school students to explore Colorado College: https://www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/summersession/pre-college/

    Columbia University Summer High School Programs: Rigorous summer pre-college academic programs for students in grades 9 through 12. Experience college life; meet other highly motivated high school students from all over the world. Broaden your worldview. Programs offered in New York City, Barcelona, Beijing and Jordan. For more information go to: www.ce.columbia.edu/hs/    

    Cornell University - Summer College: Programs for 11th & 12th grade students in business, communication, architecture, science research, law, psychology, veterinary medicine, and visual arts. For more information go to: www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/

    Discovery Internships: Internship programs for high school students. 1,000 unique opportunities in 25 career fields. Los Angles, Boston, Boulder, New York City and London. http://www.discoveryinternships.com 

    Duke University Summer Session: Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students.  If you are a current 10th or 11th grade student, you are eligible to apply as early as December 1, 2015. This 4-week credit-bearing program offered by Duke University attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world.  Immerse yourself in an international college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment conducive to collegiate success.  http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students

    Duke Youth Programs: is a part of Duke University Continuing Studies and has provided summer academic enrichment for academically motivated youth for over 30 years. Each summer approximately 650 youth from around the nation and world, representing some 22 states and 5 different countries, attend one of our summer programs. http://learnmore.duke.edu/youth/

    Education Unlimited Residential Summer Camps:  All summer programs are held on prominent college campuses throughout California and the country such as Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, Yale and Tufts.   Education Unlimited (est. 1993) provides a variety of summer programs for students in grades 4 through 12. California and Massachusetts summer programs include public speaking, creative writing, computer, video production and East Coast college tours. For more information: http://www.educationunlimited.com/  

    Exeter: Academic Summer Program, 5 week program. http://www.exeter.edu/summer_programs/7324_7372.aspx

    George Mason University: The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment - George Mason University along with distinguished partners the National Geographic Society and the National Zoo is proud to host the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment (WYSE). This summer the WYSE welcomes 250 High School National Youth Delegates from all over the country. http://wyse.gmu.edu

    Georgetown University Program for High School Students: For high school juniors who want to broaden their academic horizons, experience campus life, and enjoy the historical environment of the nation’s capital. For more information go to: http://scs.georgetown.edu/departments/21/summer-programs-for-high-school-students/

    George Washington University: The GW Summer Scholars program offers study programs for academically motivated high school students. The program draws upon the outstanding academic resources of The George Washington University and the wealth of cultural and educational opportunities unique to Washington, D.C., to provide an extraordinary, one of-a kind academic experience. Select from a variety of programs; Pre-College, College Intensive, Summer Immersion, Corcoran Chamber Music Institute and the DC Health Academic Prep Program. For more information: http://precollege.gwu.edu/

    Great Book and Big Ideas: A Summer program held at Amherst College, Stanford University and Oxford University, and Dublin serving both high school and middle school student – a community of literary-minded, thoughtful young people to explore the challenging questions of literature, both classical and contemporary. Together with distinguished educators and bright young counselors from top colleges, students enjoy the most remarkable intellectual experience. Visiting guests including Pulitzer Prize winners and other eminent individuals form the worlds of literature, publishing, film and broadcasting help create an exciting memorable community of Great Books and Big Ideas. www.GreatBooksSummer.comhttp://support.yiddishbookcenter.org/site/R?i=v1NtWfkH9XFtUCn4IK10s

    The Great Jewish Books Summer Program brings together rising high school juniors and seniors to read, discuss, argue about, and fall in love with powerful and enduring works of modern Jewish literature. Participants study with professors, meet contemporary authors, and connect with other teens from across the country. http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/great-jewish-books

    Harvard Summer School Secondary School Program: Take courses alongside undergraduates and earn college credit. For information: www.ssp.harvard.edu    

    Hollins University, Roanoke, VA: Girl's 9th-12th grade summer program 800-456-9595 www.hollins.edu/hollinsummer

    Jewish Federation Community Internship Program – four week program that provides current high school sophomores or juniors the opportunity for paid internships at Jewish non-profit organizations throughout Los Angeles. Applications and information can be found a www.jewishla.org/pages/teen-internship/

    Junior Statesmen Summer School  - three week residential program for entering 9th-12th graders passionate about politics and current events; at Georgetown, Princeton, Yale, & Stanford; attend college-level classes, participate in debates, meet political and media leaders: www.jsa.org/summer

    Indiana University Summer Honors Program for High School Students: Indiana's Robert E. Cook Honors College's Summer Program is a place where talented high school students come together for two weeks and form a community of scholars who explore academic and collegiate living in a real college setting. Working closely with dedicated professors offers promising students the unique opportunity to experience college life while still in high school. For more information: http://www.iup.edu/honors/summer/default.aspx?utm_campaign=honors_college&utm_medium=print&utm_source=offline

    IST Campus Tours: Choosing the right college or university can be a daunting task. You're looking for that one institution that will help you achieve all of your academic, social, economic, and career path goals. The college you select will in all likelihood have a profound impact on your future. It's important that you give this decision the time and consideration it deserves. Join us and tour some of the country's top colleges and universities to help you make the right choice. http://www.istcampustours.com

    Landmark College Summer Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities: This program is designed to build the skills of high school students with learning differences or AD/HD through coursework, activities, experiential learning and development of self-understanding and self-advocacy courses. For more information click on the following hyperlink: http://www.landmark.edu/academics/summer-and-january-programs/transitions

    Marymount University D.C.: Summer Institutes – Gain real-life perspective on the exciting criminal justice field in their Criminal Justice System, CJ 209 or learn how to succeed in a diverse and global business environment by taking The International Business Experience MGT185. http://www.marymount.edu/Admissions/Summer/DC-Summer-Institutes-for-High-School-Students

    Miami University Summer Scholars Program: for HS students graduating after 1/2015, In Oxford OH, http://www.miamioh.edu/admission/high-school/summer-scholars/

    Northfield Mount Hermon School, Massachusetts - Summer Session for grades 7-12: Northfield Mount Hermon Summer Session offers on-campus academic courses and overseas language programs for students wishing to enrich, supplement, or accelerate their school-year education. For more information: http://www.nmhschool.org/summer-program

    Northwestern Summer College Preparation Program: This program is designed for students who want to challenge themselves academically and experience college life before they actually finish high school. For more information: www.scs.northwestern.edu/summernu/ 

    Oberlin College Foresight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative: Foresight and Oberlin are dedicated to helping build the capacity of future leaders to address global, complex challenges. Mutual commitments to sustainability principles, diversity, and holistic, experiential education sparked the collaboration that is Foresight Prep @ Oberlin http://www.foresightprep.org/leadership/

    Purdue University: Offering summer programs in all areas such as athletics, engineering, science and technology and veterinary medicine. http://www.purdue.edu/summercamps/

    Smith College: Precollege summer programs offer intellectually stimulating and unique opportunities for high school girls who wish to pursue their academic interests in courses such as: Summer Science and Engineering Program, Young Women’s Writing Workshop, Discovering Women’s History, Field Studies for Sustainable Futures, and College Admission Workshop. For more information go to: http://www.smith.edu/summer/programs.php

    Stanford University's High School Summer College Program: Current high school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply; applications from accomplished and mature high school sophomores will also be considered. Summer College students take eight-week undergraduate courses and earn Stanford University credit. As emerging scholars, students are treated with respect for their intellectual capabilities. Participants explore the sciences, humanities, arts, business, and languages. For more information go to:  http://summer.stanford.edu/programs/high-school-students/

    St. John’s College Summer Academy: For rising high school juniors and seniors. Attend sessions in Santa Fe, New Mexico or Annapolis, Maryland. Study primary texts chosen to highlight questions central to the human mind and spirit. http://explore.sjcintellectualexplorer.com/summeracademy.php

    SUMMER DISCOVERY: University of Texas – Austin. Interested in law? This institute provides high-achieving students an introduction to the core areas of U.S. law (constitutional, contract, and criminal law), covered in all 1st year law schools, and a preview of the type of attorney you might want to become, transactional or litigation. Intro to Law: Learn about the U.S. legal system, how law is created, and discuss key cases in constitutional, corporate, and criminal law, including contracts and intellectual property. Taught by a practicing attorney and UT McCombs Business School Honor Roll faculty. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/u-texas-austin

    SUMMER DISCOVERY PROGRAMS: www.summerdiscovery.com

    -UCLA – Special classes in Business, Screenwriting, Acting and Community Service http://www.summerdiscovery.com/ucla

    -UCLA Business – Intensive Full-day business institutes in Entertainment, Media and Sports or Digital http://www.summerdiscovery.com/ucla-business

    -UC Santa Barbara – Special Classes in Marine Science, Surfing and Research Mentorship Program http://www.summerdiscovery.com/uc-santa-barbara

    -CU- Boulder STEM – special STEM research Experience and STEM Academy Programs http://www.summerdiscovery.com/cu-boulder-stem

    -U Michigan - special classes in Business, Sport Management, Music and Medicine http://www.summerdiscovery.com/u-michigan

    -Georgetown University – Special Classes in Law and Government with the Georgetown University Law Center. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/georgetown-u

    -Johns Hopkins – special classes in Engineering, Writing, Mathematics and the Arts and Sciences http://www.summerdiscovery.com/johns-hopkins

    - Penn – Special programs in science, Research, Social Justice and Sustainability Leadership. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/penn

    - Penn Law – Intensive full day Ivy League Pre-college experience at Penn Law http://www.summerdiscovery.com/penn-law

    - NYC Leadership – Pace University Intensive full-day institute focused on Global Leadership and Social Change.

    http://www.summerdiscovery.com/nyc-leadership

    -Emerson Boston - Special programs in College Admissions Prep, Marketing and Advertising, and English Language http://www.summerdiscovery.com/emerson-boston

    -Dean College – Pro Sports- Intensive full-day institutes focused on Pro Sport Management or Sports Broadcasting. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/dean-pro-sports

    -Cambridge University – Special classes in Cultural Immersion, Global Business, Genetics and SAT http://www.summerdiscovery.com/cambridge-u-and-london

    - INTO City University London - Intensive focus on International Business, Financial Management and -Entrepreneurship http://www.summerdiscovery.com/london-business

    -Florence & Cruise – Special classes in Italian Language, Photography, Fashion Design, Italian Cooking and SAT Prep. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/florence-and-cruise

    Summer Study Programs: Our on-campus summer study programs for high school students at Penn State, Fordham University, Colorado State University, American University, The Sorbonne in Paris, France and Mallorca, Spain include college credit courses, non-credit enrichment classes, internships, community service and workshops that offer the total pre-college experience. From our 2-week, 3-week, 3½-week, 4-week and 5-week enrichment programs at Penn State University, Colorado State University and Fordham University in New York City and American University in Washington, DC to our 3 and 5-week study abroad programs at The Sorbonne in Paris, France and our 3-week Spanish language immersion program in Mallorca, Spain, experience real college life with only the finest facilities for a summer like never before!: http://www.summerstudy.com

    Syracuse University Summer College: 2, 3, and 6-week programs offer opportunities for students to explore possible majors, build resumes and portfolios, experience college life, investigate SU as an option for undergraduate study, and earn college credit: http://summercollege.syr.edu

    Tufts Summer Study Programs: Whether you want to improve your writing and critical thinking skills, explore the fields of medicine and health care, discover global dimensions to personal ethics and justice, or earn undergraduate credit in arts, sciences, and engineering, Tufts can help you make the most of your summers before college. For information go to: http://ase.tufts.edu/summer/ 

    University of California at Berkeley: Pre-Collegiate Program. Students choose from over 100 college courses and earn college credit. http://summer.berkeley.edu/special-programs/pre-collegiate

    UC Berkeley Cal Summer Experience: Three-day college prep program for high school students: http://admissions.berkeley.edu/calsummerexperience

    UC Irvine Summer Reading Skills Program: Programs for students in grades 6-11. This program will help your son or daughter with the best ways to improve vocabulary, reading speed, taking notes and preparing for tests. Classes are offered locally in Simi Valley & Thousand Oaks. To receive more information and to register call: 1-800-964-2030 or 1-800-978-3532

    UC Irvine High School Summer Scholar Program: preview the college experience through a combination of academic coursework and activities (6wk program): www.summer.uci.edu/highschool/

    United States Naval Academy Summer Seminars: The Summer Seminar is a wonderful opportunity for rising high school seniors to experience life at the Academy. For more information you may call: 1-410-293-4361 or at: http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/Programs/NASS/

    University of Arizona - Summer of Excellence: For entering 12th grade honors students, classes in the sciences, music, Spanish, theater, and more. For more information go to:  http://www.honors.arizona.edu/future-students/honors-summer-academy-admissions

    University of Arizona SALT Center Summer Program: Precollege summer experience for students with learning and attention differences. http://www.salt.arizona.edu/pre-college/pre-college-summer-program

    University of Chicago:  Summer programs for high school students on or off campus. Classes include paleontology, traveling to Greece, biological sciences & foreign languages. For more information go to:   https://summer.uchicago.edu/programs.cfm 

    University of Maryland Young Scholars Program: 3-week pre-college experience: http://oes.umd.edu/young-scholars?utm_source=YSPDISC-Postcard&utm_medium=Postcard&utm_campaign=YSPDISC-Postcard

    University of the Pacific Summer Scholars Program: A five-week program designed to introduce students to college life and to “jump-start” their college career. For information call: 800-959-5376 or e-mail: http://www.pacific.edu/Academics/Majors-and-Programs/Special-Academic-Programs.html

    University of Southern California: Summer Seminars for high school and middle school students. For a complete college experience on the USC campus offering a 4-week credit or a 2-week non-credit program. For more information go to University of southern california high school summer programs http://summerprograms.usc.edu

     

    University of Virginia Curry School of Education: Students in the program spend the morning and afternoon engaged in learning experiences designed to foster critical thinking, creative thinking, and inquiry processes. http://curry.virginia.edu/community-programs/student-enrichment/sep/summer

    Washington University in St. Louis: High School Summer Institutes combine traditional undergraduate class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures, and hands-on activities in order for you to gain valuable academic and career experience. http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/

    West Valley Occupational Center: Vocational opportunities and continuing education to prepare students for gainful employment. www.wvoc.net

    Yale Ivy Scholars Program: Designed for outstanding students with a passion for international and national issues. Learn from top professors, Politics, Law and Economics, International Affairs and Security, and Science, Policy and Innovation. www.yale.edu/ivyscholars/  

     

    ADVENTURE/WILDERNESS EXPLORATION & SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS

    Bold Earth: Camping trips all around the world! We believe that a summer with bold earth will deepen maturity, broaden perspective, enhance leadership abilities and send you home saying, "I was incredible!" All Bold Earth programs include community service projects that contribute to the environment and communities visited.  For more information go to: http://boldearth.com/

    University of AZ: SALT Center Summer Program – Pre college summer program for students with learning and attention differences. http://www.salt.arizona.edu/pre-college/pre-college-summer-program

    Adventure Treks: Adventure Treks is a small company with a commitment to safety, quality and getting to know every student well. Our carefully planned, action-packed Adventures are geared for young men and women between the ages of 13 and 18. Each 16–28 day Adventure includes a wide variety of exciting wilderness activities such as rock climbing, whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, mountain biking, canoeing, mountaineering, and backpacking in some of the most breathtaking scenery in western North America.  http://www.adventuretreks.com/

    Camp Harmony: The mission of Camp Harmony is to provide homeless children with a fun, safe, nurturing and inspirational overnight camping experience created by positive teenage and adult role modes.  High School volunteers share all aspects of the camping experience and serve as one-on-one mentors to the children. The counselors pay a fee and experience, a hands-on community service project. Student, Counselors provide friendship and are positive role models for children in all United in Harmony programs. For more information go to: http://unitedinharmony.org/

    Camp Kesem: A college student run summer camp for kids with a parent who has (or has had) cancer.  Our one-week sleep away camps are a chance for kids 6-13 to have a fun-filled week and just be kids.  Everything we do at Camp Kesem focuses on our goal of giving campers the most fun week possible, while providing the extra support and attention that they need.  Learn more about our program at: http://campkesem.org/

    Outward Bound: Wilderness Challenge & Adventure: Mountaineering, Whitewater Rafting, Rock Climbing, Sea Kayaking, Desert Backpacking, Backcountry Skiing, Snowboarding for Teens. For information go to: http://www.outwardbound.org/

    Rustic Pathways:  Rustic Pathways offers travel programs for high school students, families, groups and college students. Summer programs are available for students from 12 years of age. Rustic Pathways also offers scheduled family adventures and customized family trips, as well as organized overseas programs for school, universities, groups, and clubs of all kinds. The company runs programs year round to Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, The Fiji Islands, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, China, India, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua and the United States. Rustic Pathways summer programs are suitable for most students.  http://www.rusticpathways.com/  

    Summer Discovery: -Florence & Cruise – Special classes in Italian Language, Photography, Fashion Design, Italian Cooking and SAT Prep. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/florence-and-cruise

    Wellspring Academies: Wellspring Academies are the world’s most effective programs for weight loss. Designed for children, teens, and young adults ages 11-24, students at our Academies demonstrate the best-documented outcomes of any non-surgical weight loss intervention for any age group. For more information go to:   http://www.wellspringweightloss.com/

    Worldstrides – Offers educational travel, service learning, language immersion, study abroad, career exploration, and college credit. For more information go to: www.newworldsemerge.org

    Yosemite Institute Summer Wilderness Programs: Join us each summer for a 9 - 12 day, journey in the Sierra Nevada backcountry. Take your pick from climbing, rafting, backpacking, all-girls, or co-ed courses. Scholarships are available. Students entering grade 11 can join park scientists and researchers investigating real questions about the biodiversity and health of the Yosemite National Park ecosystem. College credit and scholarships are available. For more information: http://www.naturebridge.org/youth-programs-yosemite

     

    ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS

    Cal Poly San Luis Obispo: Four-week residential program for high school students; hands on experience for students considering architecture  www.calpoly.edu/~arch/events/scw/scw.html 

    California College of the Arts –Pre-College Program - San Francisco: Four week residential program for entering 1lth and 12th graders, earn 3 college credits;  (800) 447-1ART or http://www.cca.edu/

    Carnegie Mellon: Summer Programs for High School students: Summer Academy for Advanced Placement in Architecture, Art, Design, Drama and Music. For more information go to: www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college/ 

    Cornell University – Exploration in Architecture: Six-week residential program for entering 10th –12th graders; http://www.summercollege.cornell.edu/

    Harvard Design School: Intensive summer program to explore design careers in Architecture, landscape architecture and urban planning and design; Harvard University Graduate School of Design; discovery@gsd.harvard.edu or http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/career-discovery/about-the-program.html

     

    So. California Institute of Architecture – Summer Foundation Program: For entering 11th and 12th graders; intensive 5 week program to learn language of architecture, develop a design process and hone various drafting and model-making skills; http://www.sciarc.edu/

    UCLA Summer Institutes Teen ArchStudio: Hands-on introduction to architecture: www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/

    University of Oregon – Summer Architecture Academy: For entering 11th and 12th graders, 6 week residential program, architecture, landscape architecture and interior architecture; earn 8 college units; http://architecture.uoregon.edu/summeracademy

    University of Southern California:  Exploration of Architecture: https://arch.usc.edu/programs/summer/explore

    Washington University in St. Louis: The Architecture Discovery Program (ADP) is an exciting introduction to architecture and design for high school students. Our rigorous two-week program offers intensive individual instruction by Sam Fox School faculty. The explorations carried out in studio provide students with quality material to add to their design portfolios.

    This program is recommended for rising juniors and seniors in high school. Upon successful completion, students earn 2 college credits and may receive letters of recommendation for college admission. In addition, all students receive professional documentation of the work they produce in the program. http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/summer/adp 

     

    FILM & DIGITAL MEDIA PROGRAMS

    Boston University Academy of Media Productions (AMP): AMP is a five-week, hands-on program for high school students interested in the many aspects of media production. Create your own 16mm film; direct a live multi-camera TV program; write news and documentary scripts; produce a live radio web cast; edit projects on nonlinear editing systems; and much more. At AMP you learn by doing. For more information go to: www.bu.edu/amp 

    Chapman University: 2 week film making program for entering high achieving 11th and 12th graders; sponsored by Duke University; http://www.tip.duke.edu/

    Columbia College: Film making workshop in Tarzana, CA: columbiacollege.edu, 800-785-0585 http://www.columbiacollege.edu/academics/summer-high-school-filmmaking-workshop

    Cybercamps: One, two or three week residential and day programs at various universities around the country; in Calif., Chapman, UCLA, UCSD, Berkeley, ages 7 – 16; 3-D animation, web design, digital media, game design, digital video http://www.cybercamps.com/

    Los Angeles Film School: Six week Digital Filmmaking Program; learn directing, producing, cinematography, editing, etc; http://www.lafilm.com/

    New York Film Academy: Hands-on four and six week summer intensive immersion programs for high school students with little or no filmmaking experience. For information call: 212-674-4300 or e-mail: https://www.nyfa.edu/summer_camp/

    Pepperdine and UCLA - Tech Camps: Six day residential or day computer programs; ages 8 – 17; digital video and movie production, multimedia and game creation, software programming, web design and graphic arts; http://www.internaldrive.com/

    Pepperdine University – US Media Camps – Digital Film Camp; one week programs for ages 11-18; work on at least one short film; http://www.usperformingarts.com/pepperdine-digitalfilmcamp.php

    Pierce College: Pierce Media Arts. Contact Jill Connelly in the Media Arts Department

    National High School Game Academy – Carnegie Mellon (PA):for entering 11th or 12th graders; 6 week intensive study of video game design and development; sponsored by Electronic Arts; https://admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/pre-college-nhsga

    School of Cinema and Performing Arts: Three-week session in filmmaking or acting for film; locations:  Occidental College, Hampshire College (MA) and Pratt Institute (N.Y).  http://www.socapa.org/

    Stanford Digital Media Academy: Technology immersion; https://www.digitalmediaacademy.org/northern-california-tech-camps/stanford-university/

    Summer Discovery: Digital Marketing & Social Media Institute:  This program will give students both the strategic framework and tactical approach to develop and execute goal-oriented digital marketing /advertising campaigns that enhance brands, create a buzz, and motivate desired consumer behavior. Students will learn strategies for how to use platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, mobile apps, online/display, search engine marketing, email, and many more. Students will also learn about the various tools and software used to track and optimize campaign performance. Prior knowledge of digital media not required. You will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from UCLA Anderson School of Management at the end of the program. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/ucla/courses/digital-marketing-and-social-media-institute

    UCLA Department of Film Television, and Digital Media: Introduction to film writing, film production and economics over the internet with online courses taught by UCLA faculty; http://www.tft.ucla.edu/programs/summer-programs/

    Wesleyan University – Center for Creative Youth: 5 week residential program of intense study in theater (including technical & musical), instrumental or vocal music, dance, visual arts, photography, filmmaking, creative writing.  www.crec.org/ccy

     

     

    GIFTED AND TALENTED  

    Hoagies Gifted Education Page: This site has a myriad of opportunities for GATE students! http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/summer.htm

    Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth: This program provides opportunities for gifted children from the 2nd grade all the way to age 17. For more information:www.jhu.edu/~gifted/index.html \

    (NAGC) National Association for Gifted Children: This website has a wide range of summer enrichment opportunities for gifted children. Go to: http://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources-parents/planning-summer

    (SIG) Summer Institute for the Gifted: The mission of the Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) is to provide the highest quality educational and social opportunities for academically gifted and talented students through programs designed to meet their abilities and needs. Programs are offered on the campuses of various college and universities including: Amherst, Brywn Mawr, Emory, Princeton, Vassar, UC Berkeley & UCLA. For more information go to:  http://www.giftedstudy.com/

    Stanford University's Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY): The EPGY Summer Institutes at Stanford University are three-week and four-week residential summer programs for students ages 13 through 17. These programs allow students to join peers who share their abilities and interests in an academic and social environment conducive to intellectual stimulation and development. For more information go to: http:/ /epgy.stanford.edu/summer/ 

    UC Davis Young Scholars Program:  The major goal of the UCD - Young Scholars Program is to expose and engage forty high achieving and high potential juniors and sophomores in a variety of research experiences within the field of the biological, agricultural, and environmental sciences. A major emphasis of the program is giving students the opportunity to gain an understanding of biological science research and its interdisciplinary impact on other fields via an in-depth research experience in state-of-the-art laboratories. For more information go to: http://ysp.ucdavis.edu/

    UC Irvine Academic Talent Search: (ATS) is a two-fold testing program designed primarily for students in grades six through ten. It identifies students with extraordinary mathematical and/or verbal reasoning abilities, assists participants in their placement in pre-college programs, and offers information and materials that will aid parents and educators of high-ability students. By participating in ATS, you will gain valuable information about your mathematical and verbal abilities early in your academic career, enabling you to plan the most appropriate college-preparatory program. For information go to: https://www.giftedstudents.uci.edu/ats/

     

    INTERNATIONAL STUDY AND/OR TRAVEL PROGRAMS AND/OR LANGUAGE PROGRAMS 

    Bold Earth: Camping trips all around the world! We believe that a summer with bold earth will deepen maturity, broaden perspective, enhance leadership abilities and send you home saying, "I was incredible!" All Bold Earth programs include community service projects that contribute to the environment and communities visited.  For more information go to: http://boldearth.com/

    AIFS Summer Advantage Program: 4+ week programs for 16yrs+ who are entering 11th or 12th graders; travel/live in China, England, France, Italy, Russia or Spain; study at universities; some may stay with host family;  http://www.aifsabroad.com/programs_highschool.asp

    (AFS) International Intercultural Programs: Exciting summer foreign exchange opportunities to Europe, Canada, Japan and Brazil!  For entering 10th, 11th and 12th graders; summer, semester or year home stays in 40+ countries; financial aid available;  (800) AFS-INFO or: http://www.afsusa.org/

    American Collegiate Adventures: 4 weeks for entering 10th, 11th, 12th graders; earn college credit for language classes in Seville, Barcelona, Florence, London and Nice http://www.acasummer.com/

    American University of Paris– Penn State University: Five-week program for entering 11th and 12 graders; earn college credit, English instruction, take SAT Prep course, weekend travel; http://www.summerstudy.com/

    Andeo International Homestays: Spend 2 weeks to one year with a host family in France, Spain, Costa Rica, Japan, New Zealand, etc., college credits available; http://www.andeo.org/

    (ASA) Academic Study Associates: Immerse yourself in another language and culture. Join us for an extraordinary summer experience of learning and fun. From Barcelona to Berkeley, ASA Pre-College and cultural immersion programs balance expert instruction, scheduled activities, travel and freedom to foster greater independence and personal growth. Return home with greater insight into yourself and the world around you. For more information go to: www.asaprograms.com/ 

    ASA Pre-College Program – Oxford England: 4 week programs in Literature, International Business, Medical Science and Psychology, etc, plus sightseeing trips; for entering 10th-12th grade; http://www.asaprograms.com/

    ASA Language Programs in Spain, France & Italy: 3+ week long cultural and linguistic immersion, language study, home stay and college programs with language, study and travel; http://www.asaprograms.com/

    BBYO – Gap year in Israel. www.beyondyear.org

    British Council Website:  Website listing high school summer programs in the United Kingdom; http://www.britishcouncil.org/

    Broadreach Summer Adventures for Teenagers: Looking for an alternative to traditional teen summer camps? How about scuba camp in Baja, sailing camp in the Caribbean, marine biology camp in the Bahamas or wilderness adventure camp in Costa Rica? These are just a few of the trips offered. Explore our website to learn more about Broadreach’s extraordinary summer programs for teens. For more information: http://www.gobroadreach.com/ 

    Cambridge College Programme – University of Cambridge: Over the years parents have sent their sons and daughters to this highly acclaimed program for both academic and social growth during their high school years. Those who are admitted choose from two or three week programs: The Academic Programme or the International Leadership Programme. A weeklong Paris excursion may also be added to either option. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/

    Cambridge University – The Cambridge Tradition: Entering 11th and 12th grade, 4 week pre-college program, classes in humanities, video journalism, photo, writing, drama, etc.  Also have Cambridge Prep Experience for entering 9th and 10th graders;   http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/

    Columbia University Summer High School Programs: Rigorous summer pre-college academic programs for students in grades 9 through 12. Experience college life; meet other highly motivated high school students from all over the world. Broaden your worldview. Programs offered in New York City, Barcelona, Beijing and Jordan. For more information go to: www.ce.columbia.edu/hs/

    ECI: For ages 12 – 18; two to three week programs with students taking classes at universities in Costa Rica, Spain or France; most programs require 2 years of high school French or Spanish; http://www.educulture.org/

    Chetz V’Keshet Teen Summer Program in Israel: 12-day summer program in Israel for Tzofim. Contact Kesem Simon at cvk@isrealscouts.org or call 212-390-8130 ext 309 http://www.israelscouts.org/#!program-details/c2020

    EF TOURS: From the bustle of New York City to the timeless marble of ancient Rome; from the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest to the glamour and fashion of Paris; from the towering pyramids of Mexico to the arid landscapes of the Kenyan reserves—the possibilities are nearly limitless with EF. For more information go to: http://www.eftours.com/

    Epic Israel – Epic Israel 2015 is a 3 ½ week Israel experience for current 10th & 11th graders in the Los Angeles area. In addition to visiting cities across the country, viewing historical and religious sites and engaging with Israeli culture, Epic Israel allows participants to make a difference. This program has a focus in community service and social action, allowing participants to engage in hands-on service in Israel, while meeting with influential Israelis who are working for change in the Jewish State.  Participants also receive 30 hours of community service credit for this experience.  Epic Israel is heavily subsidized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and the Jewish Agency for Israel, making the trip incredibly affordable. https://bjela.org/Epic_Israel

    Experiment in International Living:  Three to five week programs  (language study, community service, travel, the arts) in various countries, (e.g., Argentina, Belize, Botswana, Poland); live with host families; http://www.worldlearning.org/or http://www.experimentinternational.org

    Frontier – Conservation, Education, Exploration www.frontier.ac.uk

    Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU): International Summer School at GCU is divided into two possible types of programme. Credit-bearing courses are on offer at our main Glasgow campus in Scotland, or non-credit experiences are available at any of our three campuses in Glasgow, London or New York. http://www.gcu.ac.uk/summerschool/

    Global Glimpse – 3 week program in Nicaragua. Apply: www.globalglimpse.org

    Global Works – Summer Service Programs for High School Students: Ages 15+; non-profit, community service organization sponsors cultural exchange opportunities in USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Ireland; language exposure programs in Yucatan, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica; Language Immersion programs in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Spain, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, France. http://www.globalworksinc.com/ 

    High School in Israel – Alexander Muss – 18-week semester programs, 8-week school year sessions, 6 week summer sessions. Earn HS credit. Www.amhsi.org

    Hillsdale College High School Study Abroad Program: Offering The Land of Literature of England, Winston Churchill and World War II, and Western Civilization: Visions from Italy. http://www.hillsdale.edu/admissions/high-school

    Kibbutz Program Center: summer program to study Hebrew, Arabic, and volunteer or martial arts www.kibbutzprogramcenter.org

    New York University – International Summer Programs: For entering 12th graders, residential programs in Paris, Dublin or Athens for acting or filmmaking; www.nyu.edu/tisch/specialprograms

    Middleburry Monterey Language Academy: 4 week residential program for 8th – 12th grade students utilizing principles of the immersion pedagogy and teaching methodology developed and refined by the Middlebury College renowned Language Schools for over the past 100 years. Students can attend in Quebec City, Canada, Granada, Spain, Beijing, China, St. Michaels’ College, Vermont, Green Mountain College, Vermont. Languages: Spanish, French, Chinese, Arabic and German. http://mmla.middlebury.edu

    Parsons Summer Programs in New York or Paris: This summer, students from around the world will come to Parsons to learn more about design and themselves in an atmosphere of creative excellence. Programs in architecture, design, drawing, interior design, etc., For more information go to:  www.newschool.edu/parsons/summer-programs/

    Projects Abroad: summer programs include Medicine in Ghana, Building in Tanzania, Nutrition in Fiji, and Microfinance in India, June 22-Jult 5 and Aug 10-23, info@projects-abroad.org. http://www.projects-abroad.org/

    Ocean Classroom: Ocean Classroom Foundation is an educational organization that provides programs of sea education and adventure for the youth of America aboard the schooners Westward, Spirit of Massachusetts and Harvey Gamage. Ocean Classroom Foundation is a leader in experiential education, with award-winning programs sailing from the Canadian Maritimes to the Caribbean Sea. Programs vary from one-day, to one-week, to semester long adventures for middle school, high school and college students; custom programs for schools, youth and community organizations and continuing education for American history teachers. http://oceanclassroom.blogspot.com

    Oxbridge Academic Summer Programs in Europe: Oxbridge Academic Programs has been welcoming intellectually adventurous high school and junior high school students to Summer Study Programs in Europe and the US for over 30 years. Students from over 80 countries are housed and educated in great and historic centers of learning that are Oxford and Cambridge in England, St. Andrews in Scotland, Barcelona and Salamanca in Spain, Paris and Montpellier in France, and New York City and Los Angeles in the United States while exploring new cultural surroundings. Our range of courses is unmatched. From Archeology to Zoology, we offer over 160 courses - a dazzling variety of humanities, sciences, social sciences, professional, and creative subjects – transcending traditional classroom limitations and school curricula. Our programs in France and Spain, meanwhile, offer courses in English and courses in French and Spanish for all levels, taught in context by native speakers.  For more information call 1-800-828-8349 or on the web at: www.oxbridgeprograms.com

    Oxford Advanced Studies Program: A summer study program in one of the colleges in Europe. Includes cultural visits to London, Stratford, Stonehenge, Warwick Castle, plus social activities and sports. For more information: www.oasp.ac.uk/ 

    Oxford Royal Academy: Inspirational cultural and academic summer programs for high school age students in historic city of Oxford. For more information: www.oxford-royale.co.uk/

    Roots and History of American Liberty: Rising high school juniors and seniors and talented sophomores are invited to earn college credit with Hillsdale faculty in an intensive two-week summer travel seminar on the origins and development of the American experiment of liberty under law. Course study begins on the Hillsdale College campus and continues at Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C. July 25 – August 5, 2015. Speak to Zachary Miller at 517-607-2325 http://www.hillsdale.edu/admissions/high-school

    Rustic Pathways:  Rustic Pathways offers travel programs for high school students, families, groups and college students. Summer programs are available for students from 12 years of age. Rustic Pathways also offers scheduled family adventures and customized family trips, as well as organized overseas programs for school, universities, groups, and clubs of all kinds. The company runs programs year round to Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, The Fiji Islands, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, China, India, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua and the United States. Rustic Pathways summer programs are suitable for most students.  http://rusticpathways.com/

    School Year Abroad – for junior and senior students: live full year in France, Italy, Spain or China, as an exchange student; all arrangements made through Phillips Academy High School (MA); earn U.S. graduation credits including A.P. courses; they will arrange SAT preparation and testing, etc.  http://www.sya.org/

    Sol Education Abroad: Academic program offering cultural and language immersion programs in Mexico, Costa Rica or Spain; 6 weeks long;  http://www.solabroad.com/

    StudyAbroad.com: Excellent website for high school study abroad programs;  http://www.studyabroad.com/

    SPI Abroad: Study abroad in Spain, France, Italy, Costa Rica or China for college credit. With SPI programs, the traditional classroom takes a backseat to exciting activities around the city, conversations with locals and weekend journeys where history, art and culture come to life. www.Spiabroad.com

    Suffolk University Summer in Spain: When you spend your summer with Suffolk University Madrid Campus you will: learn Spanish in the capital of Spain. Explore Spain's cultural legacy in depth. Live like a local. Experience Madrid's cultural gems. Journey to picturesque sites around Spain. For more information go to: https://www.suffolk.edu/academics/18389.php

    Summer Discovery: 4 or 5 week programs in England, Spain, Italy; for entering 11th-12th graders; immersion in cultures, travel, possible college credit; http://www.summerdiscovery.com

    Summer Study in Paris: 5 or 3 week programs in Paris for entering 10th-12th graders; SAT, academic classes, travel; http://www.summerstudy.com/

    The Szarva Fellowships: an opportunity to join a pluralistic group of high school students from across North America to participate in the largest international Jewish camp in Szarvas, Hungary with participants from over 25 countries. Camp Szarvas is a place that nurtures exploration, leadership and Jewish identity building. http://www.szarvas.org or contact Rabbi Seth Braunstein at sbraunstein@szarvas.org

    The Road Less Traveled: Community and/or environmental service opportunities or adventure expeditions throughout the world; prices, dates vary depending upon program selected; http://www.theroadlesstraveled.com/

    Universidad Internacional - The Center For Linguistic Multicultural Studies: For ages 13 – 17, two-weeks or longer; live with Mexican host family; classes offered at all levels; earn high school credit; http://www.universidadinternacional.cuernavaca.ch/

    University of St. Andrews, Scotland – Creative Writing & Scottish Studies: Four week residential pre-college experiences for entering 11th & 12th graders; taught by U of  St. Andrews faculty;  June 30 – July 28; http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/non-degree/summer/programmes/creative-writing/

    University of St. Andrews, Scotland:  The International Summer School – three week residential program for students 14-18 years of age; morning academics, afternoon electives, plus day trips and evening entertainment;  http://www.summerschoolscotland.com/

    VISIONS: This is a co-ed summer program offering community service experiences in cross-cultural settings in and outside the US the high school students ages 14-18. For information: http://www.visionsserviceadventures.com/ 

    Walking Tree Travel – Travel for 1,2,3, or 4 weeks Earn up to 80 service hours. Programs available in Peru, Senegal, Guatemala and China. https://walkingtree.org/

    Where there be dragons: Tour parts of Asia, Latin America or Africa for 4-6 weeks in groups of 10-12 with a typical staff to student ratio of 1:4;  http://www.wheretherebedragons.com/

    Worldstrides – Offers educational travel, service learning, language immersion, study abroad, career exploration, and college credit. For more information go to: www.newworldsemerge.org

    Youth For Understanding (YFU): one of the world's oldest, largest, and most respected international exchange organizations. Today, YFU USA administers the Youth For Understanding programs in the United States. For more information go to: www.yfu-usa.org/  

     

     MATH, SCIENCE, COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING PROGRAMS

    Academic Connections Research Scholars – UC San Diego

    Accepting applications and essays the week of December 7, 2016 through February 19, 2016. Those selected will be notified the week of April 18, 2016.

    Academic Connections is excited to offer the unique, ever expanding research component of our program to students. The UCSD Research Scholars program allows up to about 25 total students to each work individually with a UCSD Faculty researcher in an actual Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or Nanotechnology lab on campus instead of taking an Academic Connections course. Although the curriculum for UCSD Research Scholar students will be greatly different from a standard Academic Connections course, Research Scholars students will eat, sleep, play, and participate outside of the laboratory in all of the same ways that that an Academic Connections student would. Please click on the 'UCSD Research Scholars' course listing on the right for more information. http://academicconnections.ucsd.edu/sandiego/research.cfm

    Arizona State University: Summer engineering experience – http://outreach.engineering.asu.edu/programs/seeasu/

    Boston University – The Research Internship Program in Science and Engineering: Six-week research project for entering seniors; 30 – 40 hours a week; for gifted science students; astronomy, chemistry, biology, engineering, computer science, physics; http://www.bu.edu/summer/high-school-programs/research-internship/

    Boston University PROMYS program for Mathematical Explorations & Discovery: PROMYS is a six-week summer program at Boston University designed to encourage motivated high school students to explore the creative world of mathematics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians, and visiting scientists. For more information go to:www.promys.org/

    Brown University in Hawaii: 2 one week sessions at the Brown University Environmental Leadership Lab in Hawaii; study marine science, volcanology and culture; www.brown.edu/summer

    California Lutheran University & California State University Channel Islands “What is Engineering?”  Program: Developed by John Hopkins Univ.  The rigorous course helps students determine if they have interest and aptitude for careers in, engineering.  They will apply math and science to solve challenging engineering problems.   For more information please see website:  http://engineering.jhu.edu/ei/sites/california-lutheran-university-thousand-oaks-ca/

    Caltech (affiliated) - Summer Science Program (SSP): SSP is an exhilarating 6-week residential experience in Ojai where high school students, working in small teams, learn to apply physics, calculus, and programming to determine the orbit of an asteroid from their own observations. Caltech's affiliation with the Program dates to its founding in 1959. More SSP alumni have gone on to enroll at Caltech than at any other college -- over 150 so far. Visit http://www.summerscience.org/ for complete information.

    COSMOS – California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science. Four week residential program for entering 9-12 grade students with demonstrated interested and achievement in math and science. On the UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego and UC Santa Cruz campuses. Apply online at www.ucop.edu/cosmos

    CyberCamps: One to six-week day and residential programs for ages 10 – 17 at UCLA, UCSD, UC Irvine, Stanford.  Classes in web design, game designing, robotics, animation, digital photo, etc.  http://www.cybercamps.com/

    Digital Media Academy: Similar to ID Tech, this is a large network of programs hosted around the country, including universities campuses. https://www.digitalmediaacademy.org

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Summer Camps: If you are interested in math, science and aerospace we have the perfect camps for you. Many residential summer programs offered such as Aerospace, Engineering, Aviation, Global Security, Space and Computer, Electrical, Software Engineering camps. Embry-Riddle has a scholarship program courtesy of The Boeing Company, for 13 students to receive a full-ride camp scholarships to any of our engineering summer programs. Early application is encouraged http://summercamps.erau.edu/camps/index.html#prescott

    Flatiron School: Learn to code in New York City. Intensive summer and school year courses for high school students. http://precollege.flatironschool.com/cities/new-york/

    Google Computer Science Summer Institute: As CSSI students, you will learn programming fundamentals directly from Google engineers, get an inside look at some of Google's most exciting, emerging technologies, and even design and develop your very own application with fellow participants that you will showcase to Googlers in local offices. You'll attend the program at one of our Google office locations and experience firsthand Google's unique and innovative office culture. https://www.google.com/edu/resources/programs/computer-science-summer-institute-cssi/

    ID Tech Camps – Technology Programs: At 36 locations including UCLA, Stanford, MIT, Princeton, Univ. of Cadiz in Spain.  For ages 7 – 17; various programs; design websites, create video games, learn programming & robotics, compose and mix digital music.  http://www.internaldrive.com/

    Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering:  In local California Schools (check Website) Working with faculty accredited by the Whiting School, rising high school juniors and seniors and incoming college freshmen participating in Engineering Innovation in the summer of 2008 will complete the course, "What is Engineering?" Learning and working as part of a team, students learn the basics of engineering--conducting experiments, taking part in design challenges, interpreting data, applying technology, and meeting with research engineers who are pushing the boundaries of the field. http://engineering-innovation.jhu.edu/

    Harvey Mudd College Society of Women Engineers: Annual one day conference held in March for women aspiring to be scientists; info provided on careers in math, science and engineering. (909) 607-6747 or (909) 607-4915 https://www.hmc.edu/student-life/2014/04/25/society-of-women-engineers-west-conference-held-at-mudd/

    Math Camp: For gifted students interested in the study of mathematics. Held at the University of Puget Sound in Oregon. For information:www.mathcamp.org  

    Michigan Math and Science Summer Scholars Program: A residential experience at the University of Michigan for high school students of all ages. For more information:  http://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/mmss

    M.I.T. – Research Science Institute: For entering seniors, six week program, college level classes which emphasize advanced theory and research in math, science and engineering, highly competitive. (703) 938-9062 http://www.cee.org/research-science-institute

    M.I.T. – Women’s Technology Program: Four week program for entering 12th grade girls with talent in math and science; programs in either electrical engineering & computer science or mechanical engineering; http://wtp.mit.edu

    National Youth Leadership Forum on Technology: 10-day program for entering 11th and 12th graders; 3.3+ GPA, for those with interest in computers, internet or information technology: http://www.envisionexperience.com/explore-our programs?topic=engineering+%26+technology

    Occidental College: Five week program for entering seniors in Marine Biology; one day a week on research vessel; earn college credit; http://www.oxy.edu/summer-programs

    PACT: Program in Algorithmic and Combinatorial Thinking: While it is true that computers and programming are a major part of modern computer science, the Program in Algorithmic and Combinatorial Thinking (PACT) – funded partially through the National Science Foundation and Rutgers University and hosted by Princeton University through the Center for Computational Intractability – goes beyond that. The program teaches students about the mathematics and algorithms fundamental to the computer science field. Many summer programs teach high school students programming and application development, but this six week intensive course is one of very few with a theoretical and proof-based emphasis. The only requirements to participate are high school algebra, willingness to work hard and be challenged, and, above all, the desire to learn. http://algorithmicthinking.org

    Penn Engineering – Engineering Summer Academy at Penn –Students can earn college credit in one of six programs – biotechnology, computer graphics, computer science, engineering complex networks, nanotechnology, robotics esap.seas.upenn.edu  

    Science Training Programs:  lists a wide range of science, math and engineering enrichment programs available throughout the U.S. for high school students.  http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/students/sstp/

    Smith College (MA) – Science and Engineering Program: For girls entering 9th – 12th grades; 4 week hands-on research in life and physical sciences or engineering; www.smith.edu/summerprograms/ssep

    Stanford Univ. – EPGY Summer Institutes: 3 week residential program for ages 13 – 15; programs in math, physics, computer science and English;  http://epgy.stanford.edu/

    Stevens Institute of Technology: PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAMS - Stevens offers an array of summer programs in the areas of Engineering & Science; Business; and Technology, Society & the Arts for highly-motivated high school seniors and juniors. Participants gain hands-on experience, connect with industry professionals, experience campus life and attend college-prep workshops. http://www.stevens.edu/sit/admissions/stevens-summer

    Try Engineering Web Site: Listing of summer programs/camps offered by universities with engineering programs or by organizations and companies with an interest in engineering.  In California, includes programs at Caltech, Stanford, UC Davis; http://www.tryengineering.org/

    UC Davis Young Scholars Program:  The major goal of the UCD - Young Scholars Program is to expose and engage forty high achieving and high potential juniors and sophomores in a variety of research experiences within the field of the biological, agricultural, and environmental sciences. A major emphasis of the program is giving students the opportunity to gain an understanding of biological science research and its interdisciplinary impact on other fields via an in-depth research experience in state-of-the-art laboratories. For more information go to: http://ysp.ucdavis.edu/

    UCLA – Summer Research Program for High School Students: Eight to ten week program for entering seniors; get hands-on research experience in engineering and/or technology in the lab of a UCLA faculty member; 30-40+ hours per week in lab plus workshops, seminars, social events and student meetings; GPA 3.2+; 310-825-3008 or email Jeanine Moreno at jmoreno@ea.ucla http://esc.seas.ucla.edu/online-tutoring-mentoring-program/

    UCLA Engineering Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science: This 4 week summer day-camp exposes rising sophomores and juniors to the creative nature of engineering through project-based activities and team challenges. Campers will experience working in HSSEAS' state of the art Creativity Center along-side hand selected UCLA engineering student mentors under the direction of UCLA faculty and program staff. http://esc.seas.ucla.edu/online-tutoring-mentoring-program/

    USC/Chevron Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp: Interactive summer program, for HS juniors, focusing on various energy resources http://cisoft.usc.edu/uscchevron-summercamp/overview

    UCLA Art/Sci NanoLab Institute: two-week program for high school students interested in making connections between the arts and sciences http://artsci.ucla.edu

    Worchester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Frontiers & Launch programs: Summer residential program for entering junior and seniors interested in science, math, and engineering. https://www.wpi.edu/academics/k12/frontiers.html

    Vanderbilt University – PAVE Program: Summer program in engineering, science and technology; https://pave.vanderbilt.edu/ayindex.php

     

    MEDICINE/ VETERINARY MEDICINE

    Camp Neuro: Camp Neuro is run by local medical students in 12 cities nationwide, serving 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. http://www.campneuro.org

    Camp Cardiac: Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students in 19 cities nationwide, serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine.

With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Cardiac provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in the medical field.  In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for heart healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise.  Although Camp Cardiac's primary focus is on care and maintenance of the heart, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine. http://www.campcardiac.org

    Cornell University - Summer College: Programs for 11th & 12th grade students in business, communication, architecture, science research, law, psychology, veterinary medicine, and visual arts. For more information go to: www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/

    Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program:4 week program held in one of 14 participating hospitals where student shadows a health care professional (e.g., doctor, nurse, technician); 50 students chosen; must be 16 years old  (18 years old at two of the hospitals); http://www.lapedsoc.org/

    Georgetown University Medical Programs for High School Students: http://scs.georgetown.edu/courses/1252/medical-institute

    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences: Offering rising seniors who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a health career. Working directly with medical students, public health students, physicians and other medical professionals to learn about various medical professions as a possible career path. Scholars will earn a $2,000 stipend after successful completion of the four-week program. https://smhs.gwu.edu/diversity/outreach-programs/dc-happ

    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute Summer Fellowship Program: spend the summer working with leading biomedical scientists www.LABioMed.org

    National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine: 10-day program for entering 11th and 12th graders; 3.3+ GPA, for those with interest in computers, internet or information technology: http://www.envisionexperience.com/explore-our-programs?topic=medicine+%26+health+care

    Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine: A residential Summer Camp. The College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked 5th among the 28 veterinary colleges in North America. http://vet.osu.edu/education/high-school-and-junior-high-students

    Rutgers: One-week summer camp for highly motivated high school students interested in the biomedical and environmental sciences. This non-residential program is a highly intensive program requiring active involvement of participants. Students participate in a variety of laboratory activities such as DNA isolation, PCR, cell culture, gel electrophoresis, enzyme activity measurement, and microscope slide staining in addition to discussions about careers in medicine, pharmacy, toxicology, environmental science, and research. https://em.rutgers.edu/ncp/search/SearchPrograms.aspx

    Tufts Summer Study Programs: Whether you want to improve your writing and critical thinking skills, explore the fields of medicine and health care, discover global dimensions to personal ethics and justice, or earn undergraduate credit in arts, sciences, and engineering, Tufts can help you make the most of your summers before college. For information go to: http://ase.tufts.edu/summer/ 

    University of So. California – Medical Summer Camp: For entering 10th, 11th and 12th graders, two week residential program for students considering career in medicine. http://summerprograms.usc.edu/programs/4-week/

      

    MINORITY STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

    AdCamp: Mount St. Mary’s University is hosting a one-week non-residential camp with a curriculum developed for students in grades 9th through 12th. AdCampers should have an interest in a creative career such as business, graphic design and advertising. Full scholarships available to deserving students who demonstrate high potential and strong academic achievement. For further information, Call Keith Gosselin at 310-954-4162 http://old.aafomaha.org/aaf-adcamp-summer-2015

    AIGC/College Horizons: For Native American, Native Alaskan or Native Hawaiian students entering 11th and 12th grade; 5 day sessions in June (TX and WA); GPA 3.0+.  Tuition & travel aid available;   http://www.collegehorizons.org/

    Carleton College: For students of African American descent or interest in African American culture. 1 week summer program in liberal arts in Minnesota; free, including transportation; for entering 11th and 12th graders.  www.carleton.edu/admissions/CLAE

    Chicano/Latino Youth Leadership Project: For entering 11th and 12th grade students; 1 week program in Sacramento; free including airfare; all races welcome to apply; learn about state government; no GPA requirements. http://clylp.org/about-clylp/mission-vision/

    Hispanic National Bar Foundation Future Latino Leaders Law Camp: Held in Washington, D.C. For students interested in legal careers www.hnbf.org .

    LEAD Program in Business: For minority juniors; free, including airfare; 3.0+ GPA, strong SAT scores, strong leadership ability; Institutes are held in July on many college campuses, including Dartmouth, Duke, Univ. of Arizona, UCLA, Northwestern, Univ. of Michigan; http://www.leadprogram.org/

    MIT – MITE2S Program: Minority-Introduction to engineering and science. For rigorous six-week residential, academic enrichment summer program for high achieving juniors interested in science, engineering, and entrepreneurship.  http://oeop.mit.edu/programs/mites

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute: For entering 10th-12th graders who are African American, Latino or American Indian; 10 day highly selective program on exploring engineering, math and science;  http://www.wpi.edu/admissions/undergraduate/precollege/summer-programs.html

      

    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

    Academy of Art College- San Francisco: Programs in advertising, fashion, fine art, graphic design, photography motion pictures & video; financial aid available; (800)-544-544-2787 x4126 http://www.academyart.edu/academics/pre-college-art-experience-program/summer-pre-college-art-experience

    American Academy of Dramatic Arts – Los Angeles: Summer Professional Training Program; 4 and 2 week programs, 4 hours a day with optional electives; audition required; Acting, Voice and Speech, Vocal Production, Movement; www.aada.org/ 

    Barnard Pre-College Dance Program: http://barnard.edu/precollege

    Bates College (ME) – Young Dancers Workshop: Pre-professional dancers age 13-17, 2-week program, modern, ballet, jazz, hip hop;  www.bates.edu/dancefest

    Berklee College of Music: Summer Programs – For ages 15+ yrs, must have at least 1 year of training on principal instrument; 5 week summer workshops in recording, percussion, songwriting, singing, and music synthesis; (877) Berklee or  http://www.berklee.edu/

    Boston , University Tanglewood Institute: 6 week program for musicians and vocalists ages 15-18; 3 programs available, 2-6 weeks:  Young Artists Wind Ensemble; Young Artists Orchestra; Young Artists Vocal Program; Audition required; www.bu.edu/tanglewood  

    CalArts - California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA): High School students, grades 8-12, may participate in this prestigious summer program at Cal, Arts in Valencia. Their InnerSpark program allows students to choose from programs in music, dance, animation, theater, visual arts, creative writing, film and video. For more information: https://www.csssa.org/

    California College of the Arts - Pre-College (San Francisco):  4 week residential program for 11th – 12th graders; get college credit in architecture, fashion, graphic design, jewelry, photo, painting, etc., (800)-447-1ART or http://www.cca.edu/Precollege

    California Institute of the Arts: The California State Summer School for the Arts and State Fellows welcome applicants seeking visual, literary, media and performing artists to participate in an arts program from July 11 to August 7 at their location in Valencia. Applications dare due by February 29, 2016. Call 916-229-5160. https://www.csssa.org

    Carnegie Mellon: Summer Programs for High School students. Summer Academy for Advanced Placement in Architecture, Art, Design, Drama and Music. For more information go to: www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college/ 

    Cleveland Institute of Art’s Pre-College Program: Sharpen your artistic skills. Experiment with new media. Build your portfolio. And focus on your art at the Cleveland Institute of Art’s Pre-college Program. http://www.cia.edu/continuing-education/pre-college

    Eastman School of Music: 1 to 3 week programs for entering 7th-12th graders in flute, band, jazz, choir, plus inter, national piano competition;  http://summer.esm.rochester.edu/courses/age/high-school/

    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising: 3day seminar on Fashion and interiors; held in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orange County; www.fidm.edu/

    George Washington University Summer Piano and Chamber Music Institute: Middle and High school students study with faculty –artists from the GW Department of Music and esteemed guest artists from outside the university. The institute immerses students in rigorous piano, stings and winds curriculum at the university level, leaving them with a motivational and inspirational musical experience. http://music.columbian.gwu.edu/corcoran-chamber-music-institute

    GNOMON School of Visual Effects (Hollywood): one-week, hands-on summer camp that gives high school students an in-depth experience focusing on the creative arts in the entertainment industry www.gnomonschool.com

    Grammy Camp: You get to spend more than a week living, breathing, eating, drinking music – with students from all over the country and music industry pros who know how it all works. You’ll meet guest artists, write and record new music, visit cool music sites, and finish strong with a final concert in a professional venue. http://www.grammyintheschools.com/programs/grammy-camp

    Idyllwild Arts Foundation – Summer Workshops – Two week residential sessions, ages 13 – 18, intensive hands-on experience in the arts, music, choir, dance, theatre, creative writing; http://www.idyllwildarts.org/

    Interlochen Center for the Arts (MI)  - Summer Arts Academy: Ages 8 – 18; four and eight week sessions; offers music, theater, art, dance, and visual arts. http://www.interlochen.org/

    Musicians Institute: offers a wide variety of music degrees and areas of concentration in the field of contemporary music in Hollywood, CA www.mi.edu

    National Young Arts Foundation: Young Arts identifies and supports the next generation of artists. Www.youngarts.org 

    New York University – Tisch School of the Arts: For entering seniors; earn college credit; musical theatre, acting, dramatic writing, filmmakers workshops; (NYU also offers acting workshops in Paris & Athens, filmmaking in Dublin); nyu.edu/tisch/specialprograms

    New York University: 2 weeks Jazz Improv workshop. Jazz guitar, music technology, theater, classical, music business, strings, film scoring, music education. www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/summer

    North Carolina School of the Arts: Two to five week residential programs for students grades 7 – 12; Dance, drama, film, music, visual arts; http://www.uncsa.edu/summersession/

    Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles - Summer of Art: For more information go to: http://www.otis.edu/summer-art

    Parsons Summer Programs in New York or Paris: This summer, students from around the world will come to Parsons to learn more about design and themselves in an atmosphere of creative excellence. Programs in architecture, design, drawing, interior design, etc., For more information go to:  www.newschool.edu/parsons/summer-programs/

    Pratt Pre-College Summer Program: Opportunities to study Art, Design, Architecture, Creative Writing and Cultural Studies. For more information go to: https://www.pratt.edu/academics/continuing-education-and-professional/pro-credit-programs/precollege/summer-programs/

    Putney School Summer Programs: Summer Arts, Writing, Dance and Theater programs for teenagers 14 to 17 in beautiful Southern Vermont. For more information go to:  www.putneyschool.org/summer/

    RISD Rhode Island School of Design: 6-week session following a college-level studio curriculum with the freedom on the weekend to explore what Rhode Island has to offer including museums, art galleries and beaches. www.risd.edu/precollege

    SAIC: School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Early College Program Summer Institute: High school students who are at least 15 years old and not more than 18 years old and have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year are eligible to enroll in the Early College Program Summer Institute (ECPSI). SAIC’s Early College Program (ECP) provides high school students with opportunities to merge meaning and making in a variety of areas of study reflective of our unique interdisciplinary curriculum. http://www.saic.edu/cs/high_school/summerinstituteresidencyprogram/

    San Jose State Summer in the city camp: one-week musical immersion for middle and high school students 408-347-6324 http://www.sjsu.edu/music/discovering_music/summer_in_the_city/

    Savannah College Art and Design:  The Savannah Summer Seminars are one-week residential programs designed for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students complete assigned art projects, attend social events and participate in field trips. For more information: www.scad.edu  

    School of Cinema and Performing Arts: at Occidental or Smith College or Long Island Univ.; two, three or four week sessions in acting, filmmaking or dance; http://www.socapa.org/

    School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston– 5 week program where students explore painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture & installation, digital studio & public art; http://www.smfa.edu/

    Skidmore College (NY) – AP Art Program: Four week residential program, AP art course or college level painting, drawing ceramics, design, photo, computer animation, etc.; http://www.skidmore.edu/

    Stanford Youth Orchestra: 3-week youth orchestra intensive orchestral studies, practice, and performance. Participants will attend a range of interdisciplinary workshops that bring together music, science, technology, and culture. www.stanford.edu 650-721-2947

    Studio Art Centers International – The Art School of Florence:  5 and 4 week academic and artistic curriculum based program in the heart of Florence, Italy, with field trips to nearby cities; http://www.saci-florence.org/

    Summer Music Theatre Conservatory: 9 week intensive, professional training program: Is a joint project of Broadway By the Bay and Notre Dame de Namur University; on-campus housing available at additional cost.  http://www.broadwaybythebay.org/

    University of Michigan School of Music: http://www.music.umich.edu/special_programs/youth/youth-education.htm

    University of the Arts (Philadelphia): 1, 2, 3, & 4 week dance, theater, music summer program http://uarts.edu/academics/pre-college-programs/summer-institute-9-12

    UCLA Summer Art Institute for High School Artists: Two-week sessions for 9-12 graders. Classes in drawing, painting, photography, or sculpture http://www.art.ucla.edu/undergraduate/summerinstitute.html

    University of Southern California – Summer Seminars in the Arts: 4 week programs for entering 11th and 12th graders; earn college credits, acting, musical theater, screenwriting, dance, art, art and architecture, intro to film, film graphics, guitar seminar; http://summerprograms.usc.edu

    Washington University in ST. Louis: Portfolio Plus Program - The Portfolio Plus Program invites high school students to take college-level art and design courses. Students spend their mornings learning the fundamentals of drawing and their afternoons pursuing a studio concentration of their choice. With guidance from Sam Fox School faculty, students work throughout our intensive three-week program to develop strong portfolios for college admission. Studio work is rounded out by organized trips to museums, visits to artists' and designers' studios, and workshops.

    This program is recommended for rising juniors and seniors in high school. Upon successful completion, you will earn 3 college credits and may receive letters of recommendation for college admission. http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/summer/portplus

    Wesley University – Center for Creative Youth: 5 week residential program of intense study in theater creative writing, dance, filmmaking, photography, technical theater, theater, visual arts, etc.  www.crec.org/ccy

    Young Actors at Strasberg – for students ages 7-17; programs in acting, voice, improvisation, stage combat and stage production; Saturday programs during the year; summer programs;  http://youngactorstrasberg.com/

     

     

     

     

    WRITING & JOURNALISM PROGRAMS

     

    California Institute of the Arts: The California State Summer School for the Arts and State Fellows welcome applicants seeking visual, literary, media and performing artists to participate in an arts program from July 11 to August 7 at their location in Valencia. Applications dare due by February 28, 2015. Call 916229-5160 https://www.csssa.org

    The New England Center for Investigative Reporting, based at Boston University's College of Communication, is again offering a unique Investigative Journalism Workshop this summer. This program, now in its eighth year, would be a perfect fit for your students who are interested in journalism or writing. Nearly 135 students from 26 states and 15 countries attended last summer's workshop, and we are expecting sessions to fill up quickly for 2016. http://studentprograms.necir.org/high-school-summer-investigative-reporting-workshop/

    Byrn Mawr College – Writing for College: For entering juniors and seniors; learn to write for college-level courses; (610) 526-7350 http://www.brynmawr.edu/conferences/summercollege/sumprog.htm/sci_fac.html

    Emerging Writers Institute – by Education Unlimited – UC Berkeley: 2 week residential program for entering 10th-12th graders designed to develop imaginative writing of plays, fiction and nonfiction; http://www.educationunlimited.com

    George Mason University: George Mason University is the host of the Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC) and each summer welcomes high school student leaders from all over the country as National Youth Correspondents. National Youth Correspondents join the Mason community which includes students and faculty from all over the world. Mason is both the largest public university in Virginia and one of the most culturally diverse universities in the nation. This summer's conferences will take place July 10-15 and July 17-22, 2016. http://wjmc.gmu.edu

    Harvard Secondary School Writing Program: 8 week pre-college residential program for entering 12th graders; classes in expository writing, creative writing or journalism; earn college credits: http://www.ssp.harvard.edu/

    Iowa Young Writer's Studio: Every summer, 120 young writers from across the country come together to share their work, practice craft, and improve their writing in Iowa City, Iowa, home of the University of Iowa. Join us for one of two sessions! Find out just how much you can improve your writing with two weeks of intensive focus. http://iowayoungwritersstudio.org/

    Lewis & Clark College – Fir Acres Workshop in Writing and Thinking: Two week residential program for high school students; group of 12 students collaborate on creative and critical writing and thinking. https://college.lclark.edu/programs/fir_acres/

    Northwestern University – Journalism: 5 week program for entering 12th graders; http://sps.northwestern.edu/program-areas/summer/high-school-programs/

    Pratt Pre-College Summer Program: Opportunities to study Art, Design, Architecture, Creative Writing and Cultural Studies. For more information go to: https://www.pratt.edu/academics/continuing-education-and-professional/pro-credit-programs/precollege/summer-programs/

    Simon’s Rock College of Bard (MA) – Young Writers Workshop: 3-week workshop for entering 10th, 11th and 12th graders. http://www.simons-rock.edu/

    University of Chicago:  Workshop in Creative Writing Fiction:  http://summer.uchicago.edu/  

    University of St. Andrews – Creative Writing & Scottish Studies Summer Programs: 4-week residential programs for incoming juniors and seniors in either creative writing or Scottish studies in art history, history and politics, literary studies or music.  http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/non-degree/summer/programmes/creative-writing/

    UCLA Summer Writing Workshop: 3-week program with UCLA's highly regarded writing specialists www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes.

    UC Santa Barbara, California Lutheran & Oxnard College - Young Writer’s Camp: The Young Writers' Camp Programs are designed to offer students in grades 2-9 many opportunities to explore the varied facets of writing, regardless of their skill levels. Students participate in a stimulating and non-threatening camp environment that helps create a community of writers to give optimum support and nurturing. Meanwhile, teachers build campers' confidence while providing the writing tools that inspire creative thinking. For more information dates and sites, go to: http://education.ucsb.edu/scwrip/