Click HERE for a list of many, many summer programs and opportunities available to students! This is a great resource!!
Carnegie Mellon University Summer Pre-College Programs
Jumpstart your future! July 1-August 11, 2017 - Advanced Placement/Early Admission, Fine Arts: Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, Music; National High School Game Academy. For more information and to apply, go to http://admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/pre-college
Cornell University Summer College
Join us at Cornell this summer for our award-winning 2, 3 and 6 week programs. Experience the excitement of college life at a great Ivy League university! Choose from programs in Architecture & Art, Business & Leadership, College Success, Debate & Literature, Design & Fashion, Engineering & Robotics, Government & History, Hotel Management, International Relations, Medicine & Psychology, Research & Science, Social Change & Sustainability, Veterinary Medicine or design your own program! Go to http://summercollege.cornell.edu for more information.
FIDM Immersive Summer Program
Three day programs at one of four FIDM campuses in California. $300 for three days. For more information and to register, go to http://FIDM.edu/go/SummerProgramC or text FIDMSummer to 57682
George Washington University Pre-College Summer Programs
GWU offers two summer programs: Summer Immersion and College Intensive. The Summer Immersion program is a full-day, rigorous non-credit program for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Participants enroll in two-week programs that integrate lectures with experiential and applied activities. The College Intensive programs offer rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credit by engaging in challenging undergraduate level courses. Both programs are offered multiple times and cover varying subject areas. For detailed information and cost, please go to http://precollege.gwu.edu
PA American Legion Keystone Boys State Program
Open to any male student who has completed their junior year and resides in Pennsylvania. KBS students practice and operate fictitious cities, four counties and one state, based on the statutes and codes of the State of Pennsylvania. June 18-24, 2017 at Shippensburg University. Local legion posts will sponsor students to attend. Click HERE for the full brochure. Click HERE for the application.
PA American Legion State Police Youth Week
Open to any male or female student who is 15-17 years old and resides in PA. The student should be in good health and physically fit. This camp is run like a boot camp, to introduce students interested in law enforcement or a branch of the armed forces. Cadets march in platoons, do physical training and have instructional time. June 11-17, 2017 at York College of PA. Local legion posts will sponsor students to attend. Click HERE for the full brochure. Click HERE for the application. Deadline to apply is May 19, 2017.
PA Free Enterprise Week
PFEW is designed to give young students first-hand experience with American free market economics and help them understand how our economy, and its health, affects them no matter what career path they may follow. PFEW provides an environment for students to examine different career paths and what they must do to prepare for that career while providing a fun, practical, hands-on learning experience which allows students to gain exposure to college life and to enhance their college application. PFEW will have multiple sessions at Lycoming College and PA College of Technology to choose from. This program is open to current Sophomores and Juniors. There is a $285 registration fee which covers meals, room & board, program materials and activities. Register at http://www.pfew.org (Mrs. Olley has a very limited number of paper applications in Guidance - they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis). Deadline to register is April 7, 2017.
Penn State Harrisburg STEM Enrichment Program
This is a free workshop for current sophomores and juniors, designed to improve students' knowledge through hands-on activities in a variety of STEM areas including mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, biology, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. There will be field trips, demonstrations, experiments, project and assistance in learning how to do scientific presentations. For more information, click HERE Apply at https://harrisburg.psu.edu/STEM-SEP Deadline to apply is 5:00 PM on March 17, 2017.
Penn State Millennium Scholars Program
Students interested in pursuing a degree at Penn State with a major in one of five colleges - Agricultural Sciences, Earth and Mineral Sciences, Engineering, Information Sciences and Technology or the Eberly College of Science - are eligible to be considered for the Millennium Scholars Program. Successful applicants will have a record of high academic achievement, a strong background in high school math and science, and a commitment to increasing the diversity of leadership in STEM fields. Visit the Millennium Scholars Program website, http://www.millennium.psu.edu/ , for more information and to submit an application. Deadline to apply is January 20, 2017.
Rhode Island School of Design Pre-College
It's an experience - one that will whet your appetite for college and give you the space you need to develop solid skills in art & design. For six weeks, you'll live like a college student in RISD residence halls. You'll follow a college-level studio curriculum. And you'll have the freedom to explore all Rhode Island has to offer every weekend - including museums, art galleries and beaches. You'll also face the same challenges as a RISD college student. That means you'll need to work hard and remain focused. Not only will you build confidence in yourself as an artist and as an individual, but you'll master a range of tools, materials and techniques. Study with award-winning faculty in our art studios. Forge the kind of friendships that last a lifetime. June 24-August 5, 2017. For more info and to apply, go to http://precollege.risd.edu
Telluride Association Summer Program (TASP)
TASP is a free opportunity for bright, motivated high school juniors (rising seniors) to participate in a challenging six-week, college-level seminar while living in a diverse, reflective, self-governing intellectual community with similarly motivated peers. TASPs are offered each summer in partnership with such institutions as Cornell University and the University of Michigan. For more information, go to http://www.tellurideassociation.org/our-programs/high-school-students/summer-program-juniors-tasp/
Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar (TASS)
TASS is a free academic opportunity for talented, intellectually curious high school sophomores (rising juniors) to participate in a challenging, six-week summer seminar and shape a dynamic African American learning community. Since 1993, TASS has provided a life-changing, intellectually stimulating experience for high school students from diverse backgrounds across the United States and beyond. We offer seminars in critical Black and ethnic studies in partnership with Cornell University, Indiana University, an the University of Michigan. All programs are provided at no cost to participants. For more information, go to http://www.tellurideassociation.org/our-programs/high-school-students/sophomore-seminar-tass/
Washington University in St. Louis Summer Experiences
Three high school experiences are offered through this program: High School Summer Scholars Program, High School College Access Program and High School Summer Institutes. There are multiple subgroups offered within each program, please visit http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu for detailed information, the cost and eligibility requirements for each program. Deadline to apply for any program is April 1, 2017.
Wildlife Leadership Academy
We are looking for highly motivated 14-17 year-old students with an interest in wildlife and/or fisheries conservation and the outdoors. Applicants will be selected based on academic achievements and activities, non-academic achievements and activities, and a personal essay. The application process begins with filling out an online preliminary application. Once you complete the preliminary application, if eligible, you will be invited to submit an essay upon which final acceptance will be decided. Tuition Cost is $500 which includes housing and meals. Scholarships support is available. Application Deadline is March 15, 2017. For more information and to apply, go to http://piceweb.org/camps/