Summer Programs for Middle & Upper School
AS OF 5-25-13
There are many excellent summer programs for middle and high school students. Some are held by colleges and universities and some are not. Information regarding a number of these programs is received in the College Counseling Office. Although St. Paul’s cannot endorse individual programs, many of them are great summer experiences.
This is a list of those received as of this date; it will be updated as additional information is received. (It is posted on the St. Paul’s website under Academics, Guidance & Counseling, College Counseling, then Summer Programs.) More information about each program is available on the individual college or university websites.
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY – Business Camp for High School Students -www.cbu.edu/businesscamp – In Memphis, TN, On-Campus, Business Immersion for high achievers and students with leadership skills and abilities.
SAIL CARIBBEAN – www.sailcaribbean.com - Students completing 6-12th grades. Each program has a distinct focus including sailing, scuba, water sports, leadership, marine science, cultural immersion and service learning. 12-24 day sailing and scuba adventures, no experience necessary.
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS – High School Summer Experiences - www.summerexperiences.wustl.edu– 866-209-0691 - For rising juniors or seniors to try out college life, earn college credit. Or www.visit.wustl.edu (800)638-0700.
WORLD LANGUAGE IMMERSION AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE – www.mmla.middlebury.edu – Four week full-emersion learning and creative projects, sports and live performances. Spanish, French, Chinese, German and Arabic. For students in grades 8-12.
BROWN UNIVERSITY SUMMER – www.brown.edu/summer - The Brown Leadership Institute. Socially responsible leadership for high school students. Helps students make a positive difference in the world. Students develop and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes associated with effective and socially responsible leadership.
LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY – admissions.lipscomb.edu/summerscholars - For rising seniors to earn college credit in Biology, Psychology, Communication, Computing, Art Appreciation, Humanities Seminar and/or Business.
HILLSDALE COLLEGE- www.hillsdale.edu – The Roots and History of American Liberty – High School Summer Travel Course and High School Study Abroad Program
BROADREACH – www.gobroadreach.com – Global education & skill-building summer adventures for middle, high school and college students. Marine Science, Language and Cultural Immersion, Science & Medicine, Arts, Scuba, Sailing, leadership and service intensive programs. (919-256-8200)
BOSTON UNIVERSITY – www.bu.edu/summer/highschool - Summer Term high school programs. High School Honors, Research Internship in Science & Engineering, Summer Challenge and Summer Preview.
PRATT INSTITUTE – PRE –COLLEGE PROGRAM - www.pratt.edu/precollege - Experience college-level study immersed in a program of art, design, architecture, creative writing or critical and visual students. For high school students 16 years or older, live on the campus.
LOYOLA SUMMER SCHOLARS – www.LUC.edu/summerscholars - Rising juniors and seniors, earn college credit in 3 or 6 week program – Loyola University of Chicago, Illinois
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI - www.lottinst.olemiss.eddu/Outreach - Lott Leadership Institute
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI - firstname.lastname@example.org – Rising juniors and seniors get a glimpse of what life on a college campus is all about. and the Summer College for High School Students. Two Sessions. Art, computer science, engineering and PACE honors program. Business, health professions, intensive Spanish, journalism, liberal arts, and legal studies.
OLE MISS– SUMMER ACADEMY – www.outreach.olemiss.edu/summer_academy - A taste of college life for students entering eighth, ninth and tenth grades. Improve study habits, leanr time management and make new friends and contacts.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE PREPARATION SUMMER ACADEMY AND AUBURN UNIVERSITY NATIVE AMERICAN SUMMER ACADEMY – www.auburn.edu/diversity/aucpsa or www.auburn.edu/diversity/aunasa.
SUMMER HONORS PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS – www.iup.edu/honors/summer - Rising juniors or seniors with passion for learning. Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
BOSTON COLLEGE – SUMMER EXPERIENCE PROGRAM - Six weeks at Boston College taking college courses and earning credit. For rising seniors. Brochure and application available in the College Counseling Office or email email@example.com.
SEWANEE ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE – http://sei.sewanee.edu/programs/precollege - Pre-College Field Studies Experience - designed for students who are passionate about the outdoors and want to advance their knowledge and skills in the study of the environment.
EXPLORICA – www.explorica.com or 1-888-310-7112 – Educational travel company. Travel.Learn.
BU NEW ENGLAND CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING firstname.lastname@example.org - Boston University’s College of Communication’s Journalism two week program - Workshop for High School Students interested in investigative journalism or writing.
EMORY PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAM - www.precollege.emory.edu – For sophomores and juniors – academic program to prepare students for real college experiences from roommate to classroom.
ACTIONQUEST – www.actionquest.com – International educational opportunities for teenagers, with a strong emphasis on building self-reliance as well as personal and social responsibility. Community service division and a travel and adventure division.
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME – www.precollege.nd.edu - For rising juniors and seniors, tuition based limited scholarship assistance is available. Leadership Seminars, Global Issues Seminar and more.
COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY – www.wm.edu/niahd - Pre-Collegiate Program in Early American History for juniors and seniors in high school. Earn college credit.
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY – www.caad.msstate.edu/designdiscovery - College of Architecture, Art and Design – Learn what’s involved in the profession of design, architecture, and interior design. Eight day summer workshop. Reside in MSU residence hall dorm rooms.
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN – www.scad.edu/summer - or scad.edu/sssfacebook - SCAD Summer Seminars, in Atlanta and Savannah -One-week residential programs designed for rising 10, 11 and 12th graders.
SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR THE GIFTED – www.giftedstudy.org - 3-week residential and day programs for academically talented students ages 4 through 18. Offered at Amherst, Bryn Mawr, Dartmouth, Emory, Princeton, UCLA, UT Austin, Vassar & Yale
SAMFORD UNIVERSITY – PHARMACY DAY CAMP – - McWhorter School of Pharmacy – for high school students investigating a career as a Pharmacist. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2013McWhorterSchoolofPharmacyDayCampApplication (205)726-4242
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS – samfoxschool.wustl.edu/summer/pre-college – Pre-college programs in Architecture Discovery Program and Portfolio PlusProgram.
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY – Bagley College of Engineering – bagley.msstate.edu/summerbridge - Five week session to jump start academics career and gain skills to excel in an engineering major.
THE EXPERIMENT IN INTERNATIONAL LIVING - www.experimentinternational.org - Cross-cultural summer abroad programs in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Oceania – a program of World Learning. 1-800-345-2929
SEWANEE YOUNG WRITERS’ CONFERENCE – www.sewanee.edu/ywc - Workshops in playwriting, fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction for students grade 9-12
THE ISLAND SCHOOL - www.islandschool.org – abroad program in the Caribbean
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – SUMMER PROGRAMS – www.summer.usc.edu - For rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Four, two and one week college immersion programs with weekend activities and excursions. Cinematic Arts, Guitar Seminar. Questions, contact 213-740-5679 or email@example.com
CENTENARY HIGH SCHOOL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY – www.centenary.edu/hsla - Focus on Global Challenges – for rising juniors and seniors.
MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART – www.mica.edu/precollege - Learn from working artists and designers and create a great portfolio for your college application.
SPOLETO STUDY ABROAD – www.spoletostudyabroad.com – Arts and Humanities Program for high school students – Photography, vocal Music, Visual Arts, Drama & Creative Writing.
OXBRIDGE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS - www.oxbridgeprograms.com – firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-828-8349 - Summer programs in France & Spain, Oxford & Cambridge, and New York.
PACE UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCHOLARS INSTITUTE – www.pace.edu/summer-scholars - Unique experience designed for exceptional high school students eager to experience the college atmosphere and challenging classes. In-depth, interactive classroom experiences.
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA ON-LINE HIGH SCHOOOL COURSES- www.BamaByDistance.ua.edu/highschool Earn credits to enhance transcript for extracurricular activities through written correspondence and internet. (205) 348-7642 or 1(800) 452-5971
THE ROAD TO COLLEGE – www.roadtocollege.wustl.edu - Learn the ins and outs of planning for college on the Washington University in St. Louis campus. Sophomore and junior students and parents are invited to attend this no-cost program in June or July.
ALABAMA LIONS CLUB HIGH SCHOOL LEADERSHIP FORUM - http://alabamalions.org/alhslf/index.html - High School students (10th-12th) learn leadership skills. Held on campus of Troy University.
MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP at Auburn University – www.auburn.edu/summercamps - Week-long residential workshop designed for music, theatre, dance and show choir students.
LSU –ARCHITECTURE RESIDENTIAL CAMP – www.outreach.lsu.edu/precollege - Sponsored by the College of Art & Design, students grades 10-12 explore the world of architecture. One week program.
US PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS – www.usperformingarts.com – Workshops taught by outstanding currently working professionals who love to teach and mentor – includes a College Audition Workshop.
LSU –LOUISIANA SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM INSTITUTE – www.manship.lsu.edu – Outreach tab - One-week course for high school students- course packed with workshops, production projects, presentations and field trips to local media.
MILLSAPS COLLEGE – www.icap.millsaps.edu – Travel to Yucatan as part of International Cultural Awareness Program for high achieving, adventurous, rising high school seniors.
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO - www.summer.uchicago.edu/hs - For high school students who are bold thinkers, full of ideas and questions, challenging everything, analyzing everything, finding the humor, eager to contribute—both in the classroom and the world at large. Take advantage of the vast educational resources the University and the city have to offer.
RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN - www.ringling.edu/precollege Intense. Artistic. Rewarding. Work in College-level coursework designed for exploration, experimentation and exposure.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAM - www.nyu.edu/precollege For rising juniors and seniors. Questions call 212-998-2292
AUBURN UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCIENCE INSTITUTE- For rising 11 and 12th graders www.auburn.edu/cosam/outreach - For students interested in science and mathematics living in Alabama or Georgia. Real-world applications using cutting edge research equipment and exploring digital information and quantum electrodynamics.
USC CHEVRON FRONTIERS OF ENERGY RESOURCES – USC in Los Angeles, CA http://cisoft.usc.edu/uscchevron-frontiers-of-energy-resources-summer-camp - High school juniors interested in a future in the energy industry.
CSI: CONVERSE & YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP – Converse College in So. Carolina www.converse.edu/summerworkshops - Residential programs for rising 10th-12th graders.
UMASS SUMMER COLLEGE EXPERIENCE – www.umass.edu/summer – Summer college residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors. Two weeks. Earn college credit
UA EARLY COLLEGE, SUMMER ON CAMPUS AND HONORS READY (Formerly Capstone Summer Honors) University of Alabama – www.uaearlycollege.ua.edu or 1-877-823-8759 -Online Learning to earn college credit and stay academically challenged during the summer. For students currently in 10th – 12th grade.
SWEETBRIAR COLLEGE - Explore Engineering – www.sbc.edu/engineering -Weekend for High School Girls or Summer Explore Engineering Design Course for high school girls.
NORWICH UNIVERSITY – Future Leader Camp - www.norwich.edu/admissions/summerprograms - For rising sophomores, juniors and seniors.
COLLEGE VISITS – College Campus Tours www.college-visits.com - College campus tours scheduled all summer, supervised by college visits staff and high school counselors. Various tours through different parts of the United States
WILDERNESS VENTURES - email@example.com - Outdoor travel adventures for young adults based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAM AT UNIV. OF NOTRE DAME - www.precollege.nd.edu - One to two week program for rising high school juniors and seniors in Notre Dame, Indiana.
EMORY PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAM – www.precollege.emory.edu - Discover college life this summer. An academic program for high school students at Emory University in Atlanta.
SUMMER SCRUBS – www.summerscrubs.com - Explore high-paying jobs for your future, a one-week immersion into the local healthcare industry. For grades 9-11.
U S NAVAL ACADEMY – SUMMER SEMINAR – www.usna.edu/admissions/nass - Fun and exciting opportunity to experience life at one of our nation’s premier institutions and get to know all aspects of the Naval Academy.
PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM IN EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY AT COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY - www.wm.edu/niahd - High school juniors and seniors, study of the past with on-site historic places in Virginia, Jamestown and the Civil War.
BLUE RIDGE SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS – www.sbc.edu/blur - Grow in technical skill and conceptual understanding of the arts on Sweet Briar’s college campus. Theatre, Creative Writing, and Visual Arts
JUNIOR STATESMEN FOUNDATION – www.summer.jsa.org - JSA Summer School at Georgetown University, Princeton University, Stanford University and Diplomat Program in China. 8-11th grade students.
CARNEGIE MELLON PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS – www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college - June 25-Aug. 5, 2011 – AP/Early Action, Fine Arts: Architecture/Art/Drama/Music, High School Game Academy
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA – Summer Courses for Kids – www.usacontinuinged.com - Courses for all school age kids which include USA Scream 10 (basic engineering and robotics concepts), Intro to Video Editing, Movie Making Camp. Pencil and Charcoal Drawing, Geology Fundamentals, and B.E.A.C.H.E.S.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA – B.E.A.C.H.E.S. – www.usacontinuinged.com - Open to high school students who have taken one chemistry course and one biology course. Students will design and fabricate a bioengineering device that electronically tracks body temperature and develop a process of extracting oil from plant material and convert it to biodiesel.
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION AUM PROGRAM FOR ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE STUDENTS - Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 334-244-3867 - Academic opportunity for high achieving women and underrepresented minority students who are graduating and plan to attend Auburn or AUM in the fall majoring in engineering.
ENGINEERING CAMPS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY - www.eng.auburn.edu/tigers - For rising 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. Residential camps designed to expose students in grades 8-11 to the world of engineering. For students who are creative, like math and science, interested in how things work, solving problems and working with a team of people.
FURMAN SUMMER SCHOLARS – www.engagefurman.com - One week or two week program for rising juniors and seniors to participate in classes and experience college life. Email: email@example.com -
UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH - SEWANEE – www.sewanee.edu/summerprog - Bridge Program in Math and Science – Three week residential program for rising high school seniors who are interested in math or science oriented college major and careers.
YOUNG WRITER'S CONFERENCE - Two-week conference that makes available to high school students some of the resources brought to campus by the prestigious Sewanee Writers’ Conference
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY – www.summer.georgetown.edu/hoyas - 13 programs - two sessions – Business, leadership and ethics, college preparatory, journalism, sports industry management, environmental science, law and society, international relations, American politics and public affairs, national security and counterintelligence, medicine, forensic science - call Veronica DiConti at 202-687-5935 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY – https://pave.vanderbilt.edu - Summer engineering, pre-medicine, science and technology for high school students. Six-week summer course.
RHODES COLLEGE - www.rhodes.edu/writinginstitute - Summer Writing Institute – designed for high school students who want to become better, more experienced writers will earn college credits.
RHODES COLLEGE – Summer Discovery Visit Programs – www.rhodes.edu - Learn about facets of selecting any college - and about Rhodes.
MISC. – www.mysummercamps.com
BAY AREA HEALTHCARE COALITION – Summer Scrubs Program – www.summerscrubs.com - Explore high paying jobs for the future. One-week, free program for rising 10-12th graders who want to explore career options in Healthcare. July 26-30, 2010. Apply by March 19th.
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SUMMER ONLINE * CORRESPONDENCE COURSES – www.BamaByDistance.ua.edu/highschool - High school courses through written correspondence and the internet. Eligibility enrollment April 30-June 14. Special application form on website or call 1-800-452-5971.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY - CENTER FOR TALTNETED YOUTH – www.cty.jhu.edu - Summer programs for students 7th-12th grade. A wide variety of courses offered at several locations and on-line programs.
SUMMER STUDY PROGRAMS AT UNIV. OF COLORADO-BOULDER, UNIV. OF VERMONT AND THE SORBONNE (PARIS, FRANCE) – www.summerstudy.com/dm - Academically challenging courses with the spirit of exciting campus life with the opportunity to undergo a gradual transition in to college life in a non-pressured summertime atmosphere. Two, three and four-week workshops for students completing 9-12th grades.
CAPSTONE BUSINESS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY-UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA - www.cba.ua.edu/summeracademy - For rising high school seniors designed to give students interested in a business career an inside look at America’s business community. Ten-day residential program, two sessions.
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA K-12 SUMMER PROGRAMS – www.k12summer.ua.edu - Variety of fun and intriguing summer programs for students of all ages: Athletic Camps, Engineering, Leadership, Music, and more.
ECONOMICS FOR LEADERS – www.fte.org/students/efl - For rising high school seniors, program teaches the next generation of leaders to integrate economics concepts into the process of decision-making through a hands-on, experiential atmosphere.
LEAD – LEADERSHIP EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT – www.leadprogram.org - For rising seniors with a B average and 22 ACT. Summer Business Institutes hosted at ten different universities, including Duke, Wharton at Univ. Pennsylvania, Univ. Virginia, Cornell and Univ. of Michigan.
ACADEMIC TREKS – www.academictreks.com - College-accredited, for high school students, includes marine biology, language immersion, wilderness and intensive community service courses. Locations in Caribbean, Central and South America, Canada, France, China and Fiji.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY – precollege.gwu.edu - Pre-College program for students in grades 9-11. Three sessions in July.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA WRITERS WORKSHOP – www.uvawriters.com - Two writing sessions in June and July designed for writers with a range of different experience levels, which include Song Writing, Poetry, Screen & Playwriting, Fiction and Creative non-fiction.
STUDIO ARTS CENTERS INTERNATIONAL ART CENTERS - FLORENCE – www.saci-florence.edu - Studio classes offered at all level and include oil and fresco painting, drawing, illustration, etching, ceramics, photography, batik, jewelry design, and more.
AIFS SUMMER PROGRAMS – www.aifs.com - Unique educational opportunities for students: AIFS University Prep, AIFS Summer Advantage and Summer Institute for the Gifted.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY - – www.bu.edu/summer/highschool - Discover the perfect mix or academic challenge and summer fun – at one of the world’s top-ranked universities. High School Honors Program, Research Internship in Science and Engineering, Summer Challenge and Summer Preview programs available.
COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY – www.wm.edu/niahd - Pre-college program in Early American History for juniors and seniors in high school. Two sessions. American History seen through the lens of The Virginia Experience.
BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN COLLEGE – www.bsc.edu/futurestudents - The Student Leaders in Service Program for rising seniors to spend a week of their summer exploring leadership and service through both theory and practice on the their campus and in the city of Birmingham.
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY – www.wfu.edu/lens - For rising juniors and seniors. LENS Program – Learn, Experience, Navigate and Solve. A 3-week residential experience in traditional and non-traditional settings. Leading faculty and guest speakers, small, researched-based study groups, hands-on community service and fun, extra-curricular activities.
DAVIDSON COLLEGE – www.davidson.edu/julyexperience - Three weeks for rising juniors and seniors at a top liberal arts college. Get a taste of college life with friends, dorm rooms, top-notch facilities and counselors who are current Davidson students. Take classes in liberal arts disciplines like English, music, mathematics and anthropology.
HOLLINS UNIVERSITY – www.hollins.edu - Session I for rising 7-8th grade girls. Session II for rising 9-12th grade girls. Take two noncredit classes, live on campus with girls from all over the country and enjoy a full program of extracurricular activities in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Classes include, The Global Gastronomer, So You Want To Be President Someday, Exploring Digital Storytelling, and The Human Mind.