June 19-23 and June 26-30 (Monday thru Friday) Sign up for one week... or for both!
You don't have to go out of the country to help someone in need this summer
There’s plenty of good work to do right here in town. Youth Summer Service Week (YSSW) provides area high school-aged youth with an affordable, local week-long urban mission experience each summer. A diverse cohort of youth participants learn together about social issues in our community and work with local agencies that are making a difference and helping our neighbors in need.
Students participating in the program will spend Monday through Friday on a supervised team working on a variety of service projects, talking with and learning from community leaders, dining together, and reflecting on the service work we do. Participants will also receive leadership and team-building training, and learn about housing, hunger, poverty, caring for the environment, and other issues facing the local community. To Learn More Click HERE To Register Chick HERE
YSSW hours can also be used to complete the Mayor’s Award and Presidential Award
Institute of Civic Engagement for Emerging Leaders
July 17-21 and July 24-28 (Monday thru Friday)
This is a two-week Leadership Institute for High School students: - Build knowledge, skills and confidence as a leader to achieve greater success - Explore relevant and local issues that will spark community engagement - Practice strategies for leading positive change - Looks Great on College Applications!
Institute hours can also be used to complete the Mayor’s Award and Presidential Award
Student Community Service Awards
STUDENT VOLUNTEER HOURS CAN BE USED FOR THESE COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS Most service hours for nonprofits, school-clubs, church and other service organizations are eligible for these awards. Sign-up is easy!
Commissioners' Award 50+ volunteer hours during the school year (all hours already served this school year counts toward this award!) Click HERE for more info
Mayor’s Award 60+ volunteer hours during the summer (all service beginning the first day of summer vacation counts--includes individual photo shoot with the Mayor) Click HERE for more info
President’s Award Earn the bronze, silver, gold or lifetime achievement award from the White House! (age-specific levels). Click HERE for more info
The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center is the local certifying organization for these award hours.
Last year our students were recognized for over 50,000 hours of service to the Triangle Community. We host an award ceremony for all student achievement programs every year in the Fall. Check out our Award Program Booklet HERE!
Shelton Leadership Challenge at NCSU This is a six day summer experience for rising 9-12 grade students. Students will participate in team-building activities, assess personal leadership skills, participate in a service project, and engage in fun activities such as game nights & talent shows. Students must have a 3. GPA or higher. The cost of the program is $700, financial assistance is available.
Please visit the the Shelton Leadership Challenge website to access the application and additional information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-515-7115 for more information.
NC Museum of Natural Science Teen Volunteers Are you interested in science, animal care, ecology, marine life, biology, and more? Apply to be a Teen Volunteer at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Check out the FLYER or contact Lynn Cross at email@example.com or 919.707.9882 for more info.
Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program The 2017 Summer Immersion Program will be offered in Winston-Salem as a residential program and in Charlotte as both a residential and nonresidential program. The Wake Forest Charlotte Campus will feature six institutes: Business & Entrepreneurship, Law, Leadership, Medicine, Sports Marketing, Sports Medicine, and Technology. Each session will feature a day trip to the Wake Forest University campus in Winston-Salem. The Winston-Salem residential program will offer five institutes: Academic Discovery, Biosciences and Engineering, Business & Entrepreneurship, Medicine, and Sports Medicine. Each institute will accept a select number of students. Tuition includes lunch, books and supplies, all institute-sponsored field trips and activities, as well as transportation.
This fully authorized, Pre-College Program of North Carolina State University is designed for rising junior and senior high school students interested in learning about television production and presentational speaking. Department of Communication professors, lecturers, and staff with years of real-world broadcasting experience provide personalized training. This week-long day camp held in a broadcast-quality television studio on the NC State campus. Camp registration / enrollment is limited to 14 campers. Ask your child’s teacher / school administrator for a recommendation to attend COM Camp using the form on Page 2 of the Parent’s Camp flyer (PDF: 904 kb). Once Camp administrators receive a note from your school, they will email a registration packet to you (see the menu items on the left for full information). The official registration period opens MARCH 14, 2017.
North Carolina Wesleyan College is delighted to offer The Shelton Leadership Challenge on our campus June 18-June 23, 2017. We are elated to host our 7th Shelton Leadership Challenge and we are looking forward to another successful leadership experience for our youth. The Shelton Challenge seeks youth that are rising 9th to 12th grades students (graduating seniors included) with a 3.0 grade point average (unweighted) or higher. Cost to attend the program is $500 for the week. The cost includes meals, room, transportation during the camp, and any activities that will take place during camp.Below you will find the link to our website to pass along to students that would be interested in attending a leadership camp and engaging in values-based leadership. The core curriculum focuses on leadership roles and accountability, team building, leadership styles and situations, social responsibility, integrity as a leader, public speaking, changing behaviors and goal setting. These challenges are designed to appeal to youth who are motivated to learn how to lead others and make a difference for their families, community and nation. The results of this leadership camp have been outstanding. The growth we have seen from the students during this six day residential camp has been amazing each year. The application deadline is May 5, 2017. We will accept application after this date on a rolling basis until the program has been filled.
Also, The Shelton Leadership Challenge will offer a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to students who complete the Shelton Leadership Challenge and enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at North Carolina Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewable for each academic year (fall/spring) if the student maintains an overall GPA of at least a 2.70 (and is enrolled as a full-time student) for a maximum of four academic years.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Martha Proctor at 252.985.5213 or Quinderra Spellman at 252.985.5386 . We look forward to working with our future leaders of America.
Camp Neuro and Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology.
With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Neuro provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in both the medical and psychological fields. In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise. Although Camp Neuro's primary focus is on care and maintenance of the brain as well as psychology, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.
Design Explorations Camp // June 12-16, 2017 // $600Design Explorations Camp is a day camp for rising 7th and 8th graders focused on introducing students to design thinking through a series of hands-on design challenges that explore a range of design disciplines. Studio activities are designed to stimulate creativity and strengthen students’ creative problem solving and visual literacy. Design Explorations Sample Schedule and Policies Design Foundations Camp // July 10-14, 2017 // $750Design Foundations Camp is an intermediate day camp for rising 9th, 10th and 11th graders. Camp participants are introduced to the design process through a series of interdisciplinary projects covering the range of studio disciplines offered at the College of Design focused on design fundamentals and the application of design in the real world. Design Foundations Sample Schedule and Policies Design Immersions Camp // June 25 - July 1 or July 23-29, 2017 // $1200Design Immersions Camp is an overnight camp for rising 11th and 12th graders. Camp participants work with camp instructors on projects in a range of design disciplines. Design disciplines covered may include architecture, art + design: animation, art + design: fibers, design studies, graphic design, and industrial design. In addition to studio projects students participate in other activities all aimed at stimulating their creativity, strengthening their thinking, deepening their understanding of the design field, and preparing them for college and beyond. Design Immersions Sample Schedule and Policies HOW TO REGISTER? Registration for Design Camp 2017 opens Friday, February 17 at 9 AM.For more information on the registration process please visit our Registration Information Page. To sign up for our newsletter and receive monthly updates on our programs, including information on registration for Design Camp, please sign up for our newsletter here. We hope to see you at the Design Lab soon! WHAT DESIGN CAMP ISDesign Camp is an annual series of pre-college summer programs offered at NC State University College of Design to high school and middle school students who are interested in design. Design Camp informs students about college study in design and raises awareness of the impact of design in all aspects of our everyday lives. The skills in design thinking and creative experience gained at Design Camp can empower students on their path toward becoming innovative problem solvers and prepare them to tackle the challenges of the future. Design Camp includes experiences in a range of different design disciplines. If you are interested in a discipline-specific program, please check out our Summer Studios. WHAT DESIGN CAMP DOESAt Design Camp, we welcome campers into college design studio spaces to learn how design knowledge and skills can help them understand the world around them and do what it takes to make it better. Design Camp projects challenge students to explore their creativity and critical-thinking skills while pushing them to try a range of techniques and media. The exploration of the design process teaches students to question, make choices, generate alternatives, work collaboratively and create their own solutions to problems. Learning about design as a way of thinking helps students apply skills in math, science, technology, reading, writing, and communication. Students who attend Design Camp make connections between what they know and can do and ultimately broaden their awareness, understanding and navigation of the world around them.
R2L NextGen is a week-long leadership and civic engagement program for current high school juniors. CHCI will bring a group of Latino high school students to D.C. to learn about how the Federal Government works, meet key leaders, visit historic sites and develop a deeper understanding of how they can affect positive change in their communities and their nation. The program, which will take place July 23 – 28, 2017, is completely FREE of charge to all selected student participants.
Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST
Atlanta: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Fulton or DeKalb County.
Dallas: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Dallas or Tarrant County.
Phoenix: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Maricopa County.
Puerto Rico: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Puerto Rico.
Raleigh: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Durham County.
Summer 2017 Session July 15 (arrival) to August 4 (departure) Have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer Academy for High School Students. Students currently in grades 9 - 12 are eligible to apply. We begin accepting applications on December 1, 2016.
Summer Academy for High School Students, a three-week, non-credit-bearing program offered by Duke University, attracts students who represent the next generation of global citizens from around the world. Enroll in this elite program and immerse yourself in an international experience designed to provide an academic and residential environment through which you will gain a global perspective on multiple areas of interest for young leaders.
Why choose Duke for your summer academic experience?
Experience authentic college residential life by living in an undergraduate residence hall on Duke University’s world-renowned campus.
Explore global themes in morning and afternoon classes and make connections with students from around the world.
Enjoy attending optional film series, academic expos, and social opportunities to enhance your academic and residential experience.
Immerse yourself over three weeks in rich and varied optional residential experiences, attending baseball games, participating in music and dance events, exploring American shopping, and much more!
VetCAMP (Veterinary Career Aptitude and Mentoring Program) will house up to 52 high school students on UGA’s campus for seven days. At VetCAMP, students will be involved in various activities aimed at evaluating their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, providing mentorship and helping them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. Click here to view the VetCAMP multimedia story on YouTube that UGA Public Affairs produced. The seven-day-long on-site summer program will provide opportunities for observation of and participation in various services in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center and the Diagnostic Laboratories, as well as a field trip to the Georgia Aquarium for a behind-the-scenes view of the facilities. Other activities include information sessions on admission requirements, research opportunities, the curriculum, study abroad opportunities, and other underserved specializations in the field of veterinary medicine. Who is eligible?To be eligible for VetCAMP, students must be current 10th, 11th or 12th grade high school students (at the time of application) who are interested in the veterinary profession. Application InformationCompleted application packets must have been received at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Office for Academic Affairs by Friday, January 27, 2017, for a student to be considered for VetCAMP. Completed application packets include:
$20 Application Fee (Checks made payable to: The University of Georgia)
Your acceptance to VetCAMP is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Academic Affairs. Accepted student notifications will be emailed to the address listed on the VetCAMP application by Friday, February 24, 2017. Attn:VetCamp 501 D.W. Brooks Drive Athens, GA 30602
Cost to Attend VetCAMP The cost of attending the program is $900 and covers lodging, meals, instruction and social activities. Scholarships or financial assistance are available to those students with demonstrated need. For more information please contact Parker Moore at 706.542.9975 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For students accepted into VetCAMP, fees are due by Friday, April 7, 2017.
8th Triangle Youth Leadership Conference Conference Information
Talley Student Center at North Carolina State University. All high school grade levels are welcome to apply!
Cost will be $110
TYLC is designed to educate and motivate North Carolina high school students to create relevant, local change. Participants will leave TYLC better equipped to improve their communities through innovative leadership. TYLC is put on by Triangle Youth Leadership Services (TYLS). Based out of N.C. State University, we are a completely student-led organization of current Park Scholars and ambitious Wolfpack undergraduates dedicated to community development in North Carolina through youth leadership and empowerment. To read more about our organization and members, visit our about page. Some highlights of past year’s conferences include:
Workshops presented by N.C. State students on tangible skills such as public speaking, charismatic leadership, design thinking, harnessing your own personality, and other types of leadership, becoming legendary through professionalism and team dynamics.
Real-life problem-solving challenges such as fish kills, homelessness, voter apathy, urban congestion, obesity and environmental degradation.
Guest speakers and panelists from the N.C. State student body and local industries and organizations such the N.C. Legislature, the Krispy Kreme Challenge, Undercover Colors, SAS, and N.C. Special Olympics.
TYLC8 Application open now!If you have any questions, contact us at email@example.com
These summer immersion programs for high school students facilitate cross-cultural understanding.
Students are able to spend several weeks within an exciting new country choosing from Italy, Spain, France or, even a Western Civilization Travel Program that allows students to travel throughout different countries. The immersion programs allow students to undergo intensive language immersion, travel to historic sites and focus on linguistic and cultural immersion. The pre-college programs have a greater emphasis on academics (culture, history, art, literature, etc) and take place on college campuses. Learn more about the Abbey Road Overseas Programs. Academic Connections at the University of California – San Diego
This three week program helps prepare high-achieving high-school students for success by allowing them to experience college-level academics. Students are able to immerse themselves in study of a particular academic subject taught by graduate students and/or renowned faculty researchers within the field of study. The program is specific to college-bound high school students, so students must be in high school, grades 9-12, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above. Learn more about Academic Connections at the University of California – San Diego. American Collegiate Adventures
American Collegiate Adventures offers programs in both the United States and abroad. The programs range anywhere from one to five weeks, all of which are details on their web site (linked below). Their 4-week program, for example, takes place over the summer in Wisconsin and details the college admissions process. Learn more about American Collegiate Adventures. Bentley University Summer Athletic Camps
Bentley University’s Summer Athletic Camps have earned the reputation as being one of New England’s the best teaching camps for athletics. The college offers summer athletic camps for high school students within the sports of basketball, volleyball, field hockey and more. Providing both a fun and interactive setting, along with state-of-the-art facilities, Bentley’s camps offer students an opportunity to learn games strategies and skills from quality players and top coaches. Learn more about Bentley University Summer Athletic Camps. California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS)
California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) is a four-week summer residential program that gives high school students who have demonstrated skills within STEM subjects (science, technology, mathematics and engineering) opportunities to explore beyond their usual high school curriculum. Students are able to work on advanced topics with renowned faculty members, scientists and researchers as well as experience state-of-the-art lab environments and facilities. Participants will also have the opportunity to take university-level courses and gain an awareness of both educational and career options within the STEM fields. The students attending the program live in campus housing with other program participants. Full and partial scholarships are available. Learn more about California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science. Carnegie Mellon University – Summer Programs for Diversity
Carnegie Mellon’s Pre-College programs allow students to explore college life both in the classroom and outside to see what’s going on outside of campus. Students are able to mingle with people from all over the world and participate in exciting summer activities that include architecture, art, design, drama, music and even advanced placement and early admission. The best part? There are no tuition housing or dining fees for students who are selected to attend the Summer Programs for Diversity! Learn more about the Carnegie Mellon University – Summer Programs for Diversity. Carnegie Mellon University – Summer Academy for Math + Science (SAMS)
The SAMS programs if for high school students entering their junior or seniors year of high school who are interested in math-based disciplines, such as engineering or science. The hands-on six-week program takes place at Carnegie Mellon University and focuses on technical areas of study, building on both academic and personal skills which are required for admission to top colleges and universities. Learn more about the Carnegie Mellon University – Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS). Columbia College of Chicago – High School Summer Institute
Columbia College of Chicago’s High School Summer Institute offers college level courses to students who have completed their sophomore, junior or senior years of high school but have not yet attended college and are interested in the fields of art and communications. The courses do transfer as electives to Columbia College of Chicago and to some other colleges or universities, depending on the discretion of the particular school. Students even have the option of living on campus. If you would like to apply for housing, options are limited, so early application is encouraged. There is an extra cost for housing, which includes a meal plan. Program participants are able to choose from a variety of courses, all of which take place in July. Learn more about Columbia College of Chicago – High School Summer Institute. Concordia Language Villages
Concordia Language Villages is a language and culture education program. Their mission is to prepare young people for responsible citizenship in the global community. The villages have adopted an innovative approach using immersion techniques to teach language. Participants may choose from 15 world language programs: Arabic, Chinese, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. Programs are offered for every age and level of ability as well. Learn more about Concordia Language Villages. Cornell Summer College
Cornell Summer College offers both three- and six- week pre-college programs for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Program participants are able to earn anywhere from three to six college credits, work with world renowned Cornell faculty, attend college fairs, receive one-on-one admissions counseling and experience college life first hand. Students are also able to experience living within a residence hall and a roommate, meeting other students from more than 40 countries and enjoy summer activities. Learn more about Cornell Summer College. Duke University’s TIP Academy for Summer Studies
Duke University’s TIP Academy for Summer Studies provides students with an academic and social experience so that they are able to experience both challenging coursework and build lasting friendships with other academically gifted students. The program is available to the top five percent of students within a grade level and all courses were developed with gifted students in mind. Only students within grades 8-10 are eligible for the academy. The summer studies take place at various sites including Rice University, University of Georgia, Wake Forest University and Duke University. Learn more about Duke University’s TIP Academy for Summer Studies.
Experience Christendom Summer Program (ECSP)
The Experience Experience Christendom Summer Program (ECSP), is a program which attracts students from all across the country and various foreign countries. Students attend the Front Royal, VA, campus for a week (Sunday through Saturday) and take part in academic, social, recreational, and spiritual activities, led by current students as counselors. They come away with a new appreciation for the Catholic faith and culture, and are exposed to the transformative power of a truly Catholic liberal arts education. Each year, high school students spend a week on campus and, by the end of the week as “one of the best weeks of their lives,” and have ranked the program on average 4.75 out of 5 on a survey. Not just of the summer, but ever. The program consists of an average of 45-50 students in each session and runs six of these one-week sessions. The cost of the program is just $500 (all inclusive – other than travel), and generous financial aid is given to students who request it/qualify. The program is for students who will be entering their senior year of high school in the fall. According to the website, summer 2016 will mark the 18th year of this wildly popular program, which boasts over 1,900 alumni since 1999. Registration for the 2016 Experience Christendom Summer Programs is now open. Note: the past three years have had waiting lists, so if you’re interested, don’t delay in signing up! Learn more about the Experience Christendom Summer Program.
Harvard’s Pre-College Program & Secondary School Program (SSP)
If you’re wondering what college is like, Harvard offers college programs just for high school students who are curious. Harvard’s high school programs allow you to take real courses along with college students and actually earn college credit. You’ll be able to learn about subjects they don’t teach within your high school curriculum, study with Harvard faculty, have use of Harvard labs and other state-of-the-art libraries and equipment. While you’re there, you’ll meet other students from around the work, attend college prep events and participate in fun and exciting activities. The program is open to high school students who meet the application and admission criteria (see the web site for details; linked below). Financial aid is available for qualifying students.
Learn more about Harvard’s High School Programs. University of Florida – Humanities and the Sunshine StateHumanities and Sunshine State: (Re)Discovering Florida’s Waters is described as “a one-week residential academic program [in June] for rising high school juniors and seniors that explores what the humanities teach us about the cultural, social, and economic significance of water in Florida life. Motivated students interested in learning beyond their traditional high school classroom are encouraged to apply. All high school academic concentrations and career interests are welcome.” Support for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities with additional funding from the Rothman Endowment of the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida. Check the below website for program details, including application materials and costs. Need-based scholarships are available. Learn more about Humanities and the Sunshine State: High School Summer Seminar . Indiana University – High School Journalism Institute (HSJI)
Indiana University’s High School Journalism Institute (HSJI) was designed for high school students who would like to explore the field of journalism as an academic or career interest. Students are able to participate in a series of five-day workshops (not for credit) that examine subjects involving the journalism field. Participants will examine the role of the media, analyze their own and other student publications, and develop the skills needed to produce quality publications. Workshop participants will learn, develop and grow new skills or sharpen their existing talents. Additionally, some will even begin to prepare their own schools’ publications and media projects for the coming school year. Learn more about Indiana University – High School Journalism Institute.
Miami University of Ohio – Summer Scholars Program
Miami of Ohio’s Summer Scholars Program is an intense two-week program providing an early college experience for academically gifted rising high school juniors and seniors. Students who participate in the program can expect to become immersed within an academic setting focused around a specific topic of interest, learning alongside the college’s leading faculty and experts. Additionally, participants will be provided with a complete collegiate experience through living in a residence hall, eating within a dining hall and enjoying access to all campus facilities. Workshops on college processes such as the college admissions process, financial aid, test prep, college essay writing and applying for scholarships are also available. Learn more about the Miami University of Ohio – Summer Scholars Program. Mathcamp
Mathcamp is an intensive five-week summer program in which students are able to explore various principles of mathematics. Students are able to learn about undergraduate and graduate-level topics while bonding with a diverse group of people who share the common love of mathematics.
The program offers courses, problem-solving sessions and lectures by leading mathematicians. The program is open to students ages 13 to 18. A qualifying quiz is required of all applicants. Mathcamp is free to students with qualifying family incomes. Financial aid is also available. Learn more about Mathcamp. National Youth Science Camp (NYSC)
The National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) is an intense month-long camp for young scientists the summer after high school graduation. Students must demonstrate academic proficiency in either mathematics or the sciences as well as other documented leadership skills. Located within a rustic setting, students from around the country are challenged in lectures, hands-on studies and are able to participate in an outdoor adventure program. Because special events are planned to surprise participants each day, the camp does not publish detailed program calendars. Learn more about the National Youth Science Camp.
New York Film Academy’s Summer Film and Acting Camps
These immersion workshops range from four-week programs to full-year programs. Programs are designed to introduce students of all ages to the creative and technical demands of telling stories with moving images. Students have the opportunity to write, direct, shoot, edit and, even, star within short films, depending upon the student’s interest. Award-winning instructors, abundant equipment and small classes provide students with the individual attention and support necessary to complete their own work. Learn more about the New York Film Academy’s Summer Film and Acting Camps. Rhode Island School of Design Pre-College Program (RISD)
The six-week RISD summer Pre-College Program introduces high school students to the focused curriculum of a college of art and design experience. Program participants follow college-level studio curriculum are immersed in experiencing the elements of a complete RISD education in one of the school’s 21 majors. Students live in residence halls, attend social activities and study a particular subject in the fine or visual arts. Participants must be high school students between the ages of 16-18 years old. Learn more about the Rhode Island School of Design Pre-College Program. Smith College Precollege Summer Programs
Smith College Precollege Summer programs offer intellectually stimulating and unique opportunities for high school girls and international students who wish to pursue their academic interests in the classroom and beyond. Annually the programs offer around 200 young women the freedom to explore challenging and intriguing subjects to strengthen their college applications and increase exposure to undergraduate experiences. Each summer, Smith welcomes young women from many nationalities and diverse racial and socio-economic backgrounds that together form an extraordinary intellectual community. The learning environment is hands-on, collaborative, exploratory, challenging and rich in role models. Professors who are excellent scholars offer personal attention in the classroom while encouraging students’ interests and passions, helping them to develop their academic skills. Programs include Science and Engineering; Young Women’s Writing Workshop; Discovering Women’s History; Field Studies for Sustainable Futures and a College Admission Workshop. Smith College is a place where young women are taken seriously and inspired to excel—as scholars, scientists and leaders. Learn more about the Smith College Precollege Summer Programs. Summer Study Programs
The Summer Study Programs at Penn State University, The Colorado State University, Fordham University NYC, American University DC, and The Sorbonne in Paris combine academically challenging courses with the fun and excitement of campus and study abroad life. High school students can choose from a variety of programs, ranging from 2 to 5 weeks. Learn more about the Summer Study Programs. Summer Science Program (SSP)
For over fifty years, the Summer Science Program in Ojai, California, has enlightened selected high school students in advanced college-level topics in astronomy, physics, calculus and programming. In turn, students are able to develop both intellectually and socially while being challenged academically. The program takes place on two campuses: at the New Mexico Institute of Technology in Socorro and University of Colorado, Boulder, with 36 participants per campus. Learn more about the Summer Science Program (SSP) . Telluride Association Summer Programs (TASP)
TASP is a six-week educational experience for high school juniors. Students participate in seminars led by college and university members and participate in educational and social activities outside the classroom. Telluride Association seeks students from all kinds of educational backgrounds who share a passion for learning – students who attend want both a personal and intellectual challenge. The programs offer no grades or college credit. Telluride Association Summer Programs are completely free; every student awarded a place in a TASP attends the program on a full housing, dining and tuition scholarship. Learn more about the Telluride Association Summer Programs (TASP).
Tufts Summer Study for High School Students
Tufts attracts top high school students who wish pursuing academic excellence while gaining a head start on their college career. Tufts summer study programs offer benefits like small affordable tuition, small course sizes, financial assistance, college credit options and more. The programs offered to high school students include: Tufts Summer Writing Program, Foundation of Law & Ethics, Health Science Honors, Biomedics Inquiry through Sequencing (BIOSEQ) and College Courses for Seniors. Learn more about the Tufts Summer Study for High School Students.
University of Chicago – The Young Scholars Summer Program (YSP)
The University of Chicago’s Department of Mathematics offers an enrichment program, entitled the Young Scholars Program, which focuses on the subject of mathematics. The Summer Program is a free four-week day camp; mainly for Chicago Public School students (select suburban and private school students are admitted) from 7th to 12th grade. Students attend daily seminars given by University professors and solve mathematics problems based on these seminars. Topics include number theory, theory of field extensions, geometry and probability. Students also learn computer skills. Tuition is free for those accepted. Learn more about the University of Chicago – The Young Scholars Program.
University of Dallas High School Summer Programs
The University of Dallas’ programs use European travel to stimulate careful reading, writing and thinking about life’s most serious questions. The programs offer college credit and are held on our main campus in Irving, TX and sister campus in Rome, Italy. They’re designed to show students the great and lasting pleasures that accompany a good educational experience. Courses are led by experienced university faculty and staff. Learn more about the University of Dallas Summer Study in Europe.
University of New Hampshire Upward Bound Summer Program
University of New Hampshire Upward Bound Summer Program was created to help eligible students achieve their goal of higher education through a free, federally funded, college preparatory program. During their six-week summer residential program, students live on the campus of the University of New Hampshire and take academic courses, participate in enriching activities, receive tutoring as well as attend career workshops, college visits and help through navigating the college application process and financial aid system. Learn more about the University of New Hampshire Upward Bound Summer Program. University of Pennsylvania Programs for High School Students
Penn’s summer programs combine rigorous classroom and lab work with a wide range of social activities, trips and tours. Opportunities are available for those wishing to live on campus or commute. Penn’s summer programs for high school students provide a college-level experience that eases the transition from high school to college. Learn more about University of Pennsylvania Programs for High School Students.
Tulane University Emerging Scholars Environmental Health Sciences Summer Research Academy
Tulane University’s accepts 11th and 12th graders to participate in a summer research academy which is focused on environmental health issues in the region of Southeast Louisiana. Additionally, upon successful completion of the program, the students receive a $4,000 award. Students are mainly recruited from local areas including: Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and Jefferson parish public/charter/magnet high schools. The program is funded as a result of the BP medical settlement, GRHOP. Learn more about Tulane University Emerging Scholars Environmental Health Sciences Summer Research Academy.
8th Triangle Youth Leadership Conference
I would like to invite students from your high school to apply for the 8th Annual Triangle Youth Leadership Conference (TYLC). The conference will be held at NC State University in Raleigh early next year. We are seeking motivated students in any high school grade to apply.The two-day conference will take place on NC State’s campus from February 10th to February 11th. The conference will cost $110 per student. This cost includes lodging for one night and five meals. Check-in will start at 8:30am on Friday, and checkout will begin Saturday evening. TYLC is put on by Triangle Youth Leadership Services (TYLS). Based out of N.C. State University, we are a completely student-led organization of current Park Scholars and ambitious Wolfpack undergraduates dedicated to community development in North Carolina through youth leadership and empowerment. Some highlights of past year’s conferences include:
Workshops presented by N.C. State students on tangible skills such as charismatic leadership, design thinking, harnessing your own personality, followership and other types of leadership, becoming legendary through professionalism and team dynamics.
Real-life problem-solving challenges such as fish kills, homelessness, voter apathy, urban congestion, obesity and environmental degradation.
Guest speakers and panelists from the N.C. State student body, local industries, and organizations such the N.C. Legislature, the Krispy Kreme Challenge, Undercover Colors SAS, and N.C. Special Olympics.
Clemson's Challenge for Academically Talented Students (C-CATS) recruits top 9th and 10th graders from SC, NC and GA to participate in high-powered weekend retreats. Through team-building and academic sessions, students gain leadership skills, learn to foster positive relationships and improve their ability to think clearly and perform under pressure. Tour Clemson Gain a competitive edge as you prepare to enter the college admissions process. Top Clemson students who know the campus best will show you all that Clemson has to offer!
Learn as a Group Over the weekend, students participate in intense, interactive sessions to develop thinking skills in pressure-filled situations they can use in their studies and their work. Go on an Adventure Challenge yourself and cooperate with others on our zip line, 40 foot climbing wall, high adventure courses, along with other team-building activities.
MARCH 31-APR 2
Price $ 230 Includes 2 nights at YLI Headquarters, 6 meals, a Clemson University campus tour, and program activities.
Apply C-CATS is only open to students in the top-10% of their class. Apply to c-cats
The American Red Cross is looking for community-minded high school and college students who are interested in a leadership and scholarship opportunity. Leaders Save Lives is a great program for students who are leaders at their schools, students who are looking for scholarships and students who want to build their resumes. Here's what students can gain from the Leaders Save Lives program: