Summer Programs

NameCategoryLocationDuration 
Abbey RoadStudy Abroad10 countries 3-8 weeks
Academic Study AssociatesCollege PrepCal-Berkeley, U Mass-Amherst, Oxford, Harvard, Columbia, Tufts4-5 weeks
ACE Mentor Program EngineeringVarious
ActionQuestMarine ScienceCaribbean, Mediterranean, Galapagos Islands, Australia, South Pacific3 weeks
AFS Summer HomestayLanguageCanada, Chile, Costa Rica, France, Japan, Russia, Venezuela4-8 weeks
Alliances AbroadLanguageMarbella or Madrid, Spain; Antibes or Nice, France2-8 weeks
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of ScienceScienceRehovot, Israel4 weeks
American Legion Boys and Girls StateHighly SelectiveMost states in the U.S. have this program.
American UniversityMediaWashington, DC2-5 weeks
American University-Discover the World of Communication GeneralWashington D.C2-4 weeks
Amerispan UnlimitedStudy AbroadMadrid or Marbella, Spain; Alajuela, Costa Rica2-6 weeks
Amigos de las AmericasService AbroadMexico, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay6-8 weeks
Architecture: Summer at Penn ArchitecturePhiladelphia, PA4 Weeks
Army and Navy Leadership ProgramsMilitaryCarlsbad, CAvarious
Art in the City Academy ArtPhiladelphia, PA3 Weeks
Art Institute of SeattleDesignSeattle, WA1 week
Art: Summer at PennArtPhiladelphia, PA4 Weeks
Babson CollegeBusinessBabson Park, MA
Bank of America Student Leaders ProgramHighly SelectiveWashington D.C.
Barnard College Summer in New York CityHighly SelectiveNew York, NY1-4 Weeks
Barnard College: Young Women’s Leadership InstituteWomen, Leadership
Baylor University-Debate WorkshopCollege PrepWaco, Texas2-3 weeks
Bentley:Wall Street 101BusinessWaltham, MA
Berkeley Lab Internships for Precollegiate Scholars (BLIPS)ScienceBerkeley, CA7 weeks
Biomedical Research AcademySciencePhiladelphia, PA3 Weeks
Boston CollegeCollege PrepChestnut Hill, MA6 weeks
Boston College ExperienceHighly SelectiveChestnut Hill, MA6 weeks
Boston UniversityMathematicsBoston, MA6 weeks
Boston University Academy of Media ProductionArtBoston,MA3 weeks
Boston University Summer TermCollege PrepBoston,MA2 weeks
Brandeis University Summer SchoolCollege PrepWaltham, MA
Brown Leadership InstituteSummer ProgramProvidence, RI 2 weeks
Brown UniversityCollege PrepProvidence, RI7 weeks
Brown University Summer@BrownHighly SelectiveProvidence, RI1-7 Weeks
Brown University: Senior SPARKScienceProvidence, RI
Bryn Mawr College PrepBryn Mawr, PA3 weeks
California State Summer School for the ArtsArtValencia, CA4 weeks
Cambridge College ProgrammeCollege PrepCambridge, England3-4 weeks
Carleton College Summer ProgramHighly SelectiveNorthfield, MN3 weeks
Carnegie MellonCollege PrepPittsburgh, PA6 weeks
Carnegie Mellon University Pre-College ProgramsHighly SelectivePittsburgh,PA6 weeks
Center for Creative YouthArtWesleyan University, Middletown, CTJune 29- July 26
Center for Cultural InterchangeStudy AbroadArgentina, Australia, Chile, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay1-4 weeks
Chapman Summer Film AcademyFilmOrange County, CA
Chemistry Research AcademySciencePhiladelphia, PA3 Weeks
College of Engineering Summer AcademyEngineeringTucson, AZ
Colorado CollegeCollege PrepColorado Springs, CO3-9 weeks
Columbia College ChicagoArtChicago, IL
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Summer Journalism WorkshopHighly SelectiveNew York, NY1 week
Columbia Summer ProgramsGeneralNew York, NY
Columbia UniversityCollege Prep4 weeks
Columbia University Summer Program for High School StudentsHighly SelectiveNew York, NY3 weeks
Columbia-Biosphere 2ScienceOracle, AZ4 weeks
CornellCollege PrepIthaca, NY3 or 6 weeks
Cornell University Summer CollegeHighly SelectiveIthaca, NY3-6 Weeks
Cornish Experimental Film PhotographyArtSeattle, WA
DavidsonCollege PrepDavidson, NC3 weeks
Davidson July ExperienceHighly SelectiveDavidson, NC3 weeks
Digital Media Academy (at Stanford)ArtStanford, CA1 Week
Drexel Material Science and EngineeringSciencePhiladelphia, PA1 Week
DukeCollege PrepDurham, NC6 weeks
Duke Talent Identification Program - Field Study Pre-MedDurham,NC
Duke University Youth ProgramsCollege PrepDurham, NC
Earthwatch InstituteScience51 countries2 weeks
Economics for Leaders CampLeadershipVariousVaries
Education UnlimitedCollege PrepStanford, Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, USD10 daysProgram entails SAT/PSAT prep, essay writing, time management, study skills and guidance counseling
EF International Language SchoolsStudy AbroadSpain, France, Italy, Germany, Ecuador, Russia, China2-52 weeks
Emerson College BostonFilmBoston MA
Emory University Pre-College Program General Academic Programs Highly SelectiveAtlanta, GA2-6 Weeks
Emory University Youth Theological Initiative Summer AcademyHighly SelectiveAtlanta, GA3 weeks
Experimental Physics Research AcademySciencePhiladelphia, PA3 Weeks
Film at New Hampton School FilmNew Hampton, NH
Fledgling Films Summer InstituteMediaBurke Mountain Academy, Vermont3 weeks
Foundation for Teaching EconomcisBusinessPrograms available in multiple states1 week
Gap MedicsHealth And Medicine ProgramsTanzania, Poland, Croatia, Thailand4 weeks
George Washington Pre-College ProgramGeneralWashington D.C
GeorgetownCollege PrepGeorgetown, DC5 weeks
Georgetown University - Summer College for High School StudentsHighly SelectiveWashington D.C5 weeks
Georgetown University Broadcast JournalismJournalism Washington D.C8 days
Georgetown University International Relations Program for High School StudentsHighly SelectiveWashington D.C8 days
Global RoutesService AbroadNavajo Reservation in Arizona and Wind River Reservation in Wyoming; Kenya, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Thailand/Vietnam, Nepal, Belize, St. Lucia3-6 weeks
Global VolunteersService Abroad18 countries1-3 weeks
Global WorksTravel
Global Youth Summit on the Future of MedicinePre-Med, Summer CampBoston, MA
Great Books Summer ProgramWritingAmherst, Stanford, and Oxford
HarvardCollege PrepCambridge, MA8 weeks
Harvard University High School Summer ProgramCollege PrepBoston, MA
Harvard University Summer School - Secondary School ProgramHighly SelectiveCambridge, MA7 weeks
High School Journalism InstituteJournalism Indiana University - School of Journalism 1 week
Idyllwild SummerArtIdyllwild, CA
Idyllwild SummerFilmRiverside, CA2 Weeks
Interlochen Camp for Motion Picture ArtsArtInterlochen, MI
Internal Drive Tech CampsEngineering
Iowa Young Writers StudioWritingThe University of Iowa-Iowa City, IA2 weeks
John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Highly SelectiveBaltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins UniversityCollege PrepBaltimore, MD5 weeks
Johns Hopkins University Engineering InnovationHighly SelectiveBaltimore,MD4 weeks
Juilliard School Summer Dance IntensiveHighly SelectiveNew York, NY3 weeks
Juilliard School Summer Dance IntensiveHighly SelectiveNew York, NY3 weeks
Junior States of AmericaHighly SelectiveVarious, check at your high school
Junior Statesman FoundationCollege PrepGeorgetown, Yale, Princeton, Northwestern, Stanford3-4 weeks
Kansas EXCITE!EngineeringManhattan, KS
Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop WritingKenyon College Gambier, OH2 weeks
Knowledge Exchange Institute-African SafariCollege PrepUniversity of Sahel and National Wildlife Park in Dakar, Senegal-French West Africa5 weeks
Knowledge Exchange Institute-Amazon explorationCollege PrepTiputini Biodiversity Station in the Ecudorian amazon rainforest5 weeks
Knowledge Exchange Institute-artist abroadCollege PrepScuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy5 weeks
Knowledge Exchange Institute-BusinessCollege Prep
Knowledge Exchange Institute-European CapitalsCollege PrepInternational Management Institute in Brussels5 weeks
Knowledge Exchange Institute-research abroadCollege PrepPuschino science center, Russian Academy of Science5 weeks
Knowledge Institute ExchangeBusinessChina, Ecuador, England, France, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Peru, Russia, Scotland, Spain Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey5 weeks
La Societe FrancaiseService AbroadVarious sites in England, France, and US6 weeks
Lake Superior State University: Summer Engineering ProgramEngineeringMarie, MI1 week
LEAD BusinessBusiness3-4 Weeks
LEAD Engineering Engineering3-4 weeks
LEAD GlobalStudy Abroad
LEAPNowLanguageGuatemala and Honduras; Queensland, Aurtralia
Maine Media WorkshopFilmRockport, ME
Management and Technology Summer InstituteLeadershipPhiladelphia, PA3 Weeks
Maryland Institute College of Art Summer Pre-CollegeArtBaltimore, MDJune 28- July 19 and June 28- July 26
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Women's Technology ProgramHighly SelectiveCambridge, MA4 weeks
Michigan Interscholastic Press Association Summer Journalism WorkshopJournalism Lansing, MI1 week
Michigan State University-Spartan Youth ProgramsGeneral
Michigan State UniversityDebateEast Lansing, MI2-3 weeks
Middlebury Montery Language Academy LanguageVarious4 weeks
MIT Center for Excellence in Education Research Science InstituteEngineeringBoston, MA
MIT JunctionEngineeringBoston,MA
MIT Women’s Technology ProgramEngineeringCambridge, MA
Nacel Open DoorStudy AbroadArgentina, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Paraguay, Quebec, Spain3-7 weeks
National Computer CampsEngineeringCollege campuses change yearly1+ weeks
National Student Leadership ConferenceScienceUniversity of Maryland, Northwestern, Berkeley, Georgia Tech9 days
National Young Arts FoundationHighly SelectiveMiami, FL1 Week
NatureBridge’s Summer Field Research CourseEnvironmental Studies Olympic or Yosemite National Park2 weeks
New York Film AcademyMediaNew York, Los Angeles, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Paris, Cambridge, United Kingdom4-8 weeks
New York University Tisch School of the Arts Summer High SchoolHighly SelectiveNew York, NY4 weeks
North Carolina Scholastic Media Summer InstituteJournalism University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 4 days
North Carolina State Pre-College Summer ProgramScienceRaleigh, NC
NorthwesternCollege PrepEvanston, IL5 weeks
Northwestern Cherub's program (film program)FilmEvanston, IL1 week
Northwestern College Neuroscience CampHighly SelectiveOrange City, IA
Northwestern University - National High School InstituteHighly SelectiveEvanston, IL4 weeks
Northwestern: Spectrum ProgramCollege Prep3 weeks
Notre DameEngineeringNotre Dame, IN3 weeks
Notre Dame Summer ScholarsCollege PrepNotre Dame, IN
Notre Dame- Engineer CampEngineeringNotre Dame, IN
NYU Summer Filmmakers WorkshopFilmNew York, NY
Oberlin Conservatory of Music Summer ProgramsHighly SelectiveOberlin, OH1-2 Weeks
Odyssey ExpeditionsMarine ScienceBritish Virgin Islands3 weeks
Otis in LA Summer of Arts - include Digital MediaArtOtis College July 7- Aug 1
Parsons School of DesignDesignNew York City; Paris, France5 weeks
Penn Law Summer ProgramPre-LawPhiladelphia,PA4 weeks
Penn State Summer ProgramArtUniversity Park, PA
Pennsylvania College of Technology: Digital CampEngineeringWilliamsport, PA2 days
Philips Academy AndoverCollege PrepAndover, MA5 weeks
Pomona College Academy for Young ScholarsHighly SelectiveClaremont, CA4 Weeks
Pratt InstituteArtBrooklyn, NY4 weeks
Pratt Summer ProgramArtBrooklyn, NY
Princeton University Summer Journalism ProgramHighly SelectivePrinceton, NJ1.5 Weeks
Purdue School of Engineering and TechnologyEngineeringWest Lafayette, IN1 week
Purdue STEP (Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects)EngineeringFull Summer Commitment
Putney Pre-CollegePre-CollegeAmherst College, Oxford, Barcelona, Madrid, Tuscany, Paris2 weeks
Putney Student TravelTravelAustralia, Belize, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, France, Ghana, India, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, and Vietna3-7 weeks
Quest University Summer ScholarsPre-CollegeQuest University,Canada1 Week
Rassias Summer Language ProgramsLanguageVariesVaries
Rein Teen ToursTravel
Rhode Island School of DesignArtProvidence, RI6 weeks
RISD Pre-College ProgramArtProvidence, RI
RIT Summer Career ExplorationCollege PrepRochester, New York
Rustic PathwaysCommunity Service
Santa Clara EngineerEngineeringSanta Clara, CA
Santa Clara Young Scholars ProgramScienceSanta Clara,CA5 weeks
Sarah Lawrence/Film Institute of New YorkArtBronxville, NY
School of the Arts Institute ChicagoArtChicago, IL2 - 4 Weeks
School of Visual Arts Summer ProgramArtNew York, NYJuly 14- Aug 1
Schwanke InstituteCollege PrepMissoula, MT
Sea Education AssociationMarine ScienceWoods Hole and Cape Cod, MA; Appledore Island, Maine3 weeks
Seattle Film Institute Teen Filmmakers ProgramFilmSeattle, WA
Seattle Pacific University Sports CampsAthleticsSeattle, WA
Smith Summer ProgramScienceNorthampton, MA4 weeks
SOCAPA FilmRanges from NYC to LA1 - 3 Weeks
Social Justice Research AcademyPre-LawPhiladelphia, PA3 Weeks
SPI Study AbroadTravelChina, Italy, Costa Rica, France and Spain
StanfordCollege PrepStanford8 weeks
StanfordMathematicsStanford, CA2-4 weeks
Stanford University High School Summer CollegeHighly SelectiveStanford. CA8 weeks
Stanford University Mathematics CampHighly SelectiveStanford. CA4 weeks
Stevens Institute of TechnologyBusinessHoboken,NJFull Summer Commitment
Summer Academy in Applied Science & Technology - SAASTSciencePhiladelphia, PA3 Weeks
Summer Career WorkshopSummer CampsCalifornia1 month
Summer Institute for the GiftedCollege PrepAmherst, Bryn Mawr, Denison, Drew University, Vassar3 week sessions
Summer Journalism InstituteJournalism Gainesville, FL 1 week
Summer Journalism WorkshopJournalism New York, NY1 week
Summer Study in Paris at American U of ParisCollege PrepAmerican University in Paris5 weeks
SUNY PurchaseArtPurchase, NY
SUNY Purchase Summer SessionCollege PrepPurchase, NY3 - 4 Weeks
Sustainable SummerStudy Abroad1-4 weeks
Syracuse Summer CollegeHighly SelectiveSyracuse, NY
TASP - The Telluride Foundation Program at CornellHighly SelectiveIthaca, New York6 weeks
Teen Research and Education in Environmental Studies - TREESSciencePhiladelphia, PA3 Weeks
Telluride Association Summer ProgramLeadership
Temple in PhillyCollege PrepPhiladelphia, PAJuly 8- Aug 17 or May 20- July 3
Texas A&M - Galveston Marine ScienceGalveston,TX
The Bread Loaf School of EnglishLanguage Various
The College of William and Mary Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American HistoryHighly SelectiveWilliamsburg, VA3 weeks
The University of Toronto: Faculty of Medicine's SummerPre-MedToronto, Canada
Trinity UniversityCollege PrepTrinity Univerity: San Antonio, TX3 weeks
Tufts University Adventures in Veterinary MedicineHighly SelectiveNorth Grafton, MA1-2 Weeks
U of Penn Biomedical Research AcademyPre-MedPhiladelphia, PA
UBC (University of British Columbia) Summer Scholars ProgramGeneralVancouver, BC2 weeks
UC Berkeley High School Summer SessionsCollege PrepBerkeley, CA
UCLACollege PrepLos Angeles6-10 weeks
UCLA Advanced Digital Film CampFilmLos Angelestwo weeks
UCLA Arts CampArtUCLA Campus- LA, CA1-3 weeks
UCLA Summer SessionsPre-CollegeLos Angeles, CA
UCLA: Summer DiscoveryBusinessLos Angeles,CA
UConn Early College ExperienceGeneralStorrs,CT
UCSBCollege PrepSanta Barbara, CA6 weeks
UMass Med School High School Health Careers ProgramPre-MedWorcester,MA
UNC School of the ArtsFilmChapel Hill, NC
University of California, San Francisco: Step-Up ProgramScience
University of California-Los Angeles Sci/Art NanoLab Summer InstituteHighly SelectiveLos Angeles, CA2 weeks
University of California-San Diego - Academic ConnectionsHighly SelectiveLa Jolla, CA3 weeks
University of Chicago - Research in the Biological SciencesHighly SelectiveChicago, IL4 weeks
University of ColoradoScienceUniversity of Colorado8-10 weeks
University of Illinois: G.A.M.E.S. CampScienceChampaign/Urbana, IL1 week
University of Maryland:Young Scholars ProgramBusinessBaltimore,MD3 weeks
University of MichiganMathematicsAnn Arbor, MI2-4 weeks
University of Michigan Summer Engineering AcademyHighly SelectiveAnn Arbor, MI2 weeks
University of Michigan Summer Science ProgramPre-MedAnn Arbor, MI
University of North Carolina Summer SessionArtChapel Hill, NC
University of Notre DameBusinessNotre Dame, Indiana3 weeks
University of Notre Dame Summer ScholarsHighly SelectiveNotre Dame, IN1 week
University of PennsylvaniaBusinessPhiladelphia, Penn6 weeks
University of PennsylvaniaCollege PrepPhiladelphia, PA6 weeks
University of Pennsylvania Pre-College ProgramHighly SelectivePhiladelphia,PA4 weeks
University of Pennsylvania Summer Science CampPre-MedPhiladelphia, PA
University of Southern California Summer SeminarsHighly SelectiveLos Angeles, CA4 weeks
University of St. Andrews Creative Writing ProgrammeWritingUniversity of St. Andrews, Scotland1 month
University of Virginia Young Writers WorkshopHighly SelectiveCharlottesville, VA2-3 weeks
University of Washington U-DOCPre-MedSeattle, WA
URochester Pre-College ProgramArtRochester,NY1-2 Weeks
US Coast Guard AIM AcademyMilitaryNEW LONDON, CT 1 week
US Naval Academy MilitaryAnnapolis, MD 1 week
US Naval Academy Summer Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics ProgramEngineeringAnnapolis, Maryland
US Performing Arts Camp ArtVarious
US Space CampAviationHuntsvile, Alabama; Atwater, California5 days
USC Cinematic Arts Sumer ProgramFilmUniversity of Southern CaliforniaJun 30- Aug 8
USC Signature Summer EventsPre-CollegeLos Angeles, CA
UVM: Summer AcademyCollege PrepBurlington, VT
UW Botanic Gardens (Arboretum) Summer CampsScienceSeattle, WA
UW Computer Science CampsEngineeringSeattle, WA
UW Robinson Center for Young ScholarsCollege PrepSeattle, WA
UW Summer Sports CampsAthleticsSeattle, WA
UW Summer Youth ProgramsGeneralSeattle, WA
VanderbiltCollege PrepNashville, TN3 weeks
Vanderbilt Univ. PAVEScienceNashville,TN
Vanderbilt University Summer AcademyHighly SelectiveNashville, TN1-3 Weeks
Vermont Programs at Champlain College and St. Johnsbury AcademyFilmNew York, NY
Vision Service AdventuresTravel
VISIONS Service AdventuresCommunity Service
Volunteers for PeaceService AbroadWestern and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin AmericaPrograms vary from 1 week to 1 year
Wake Forest UniversityDebate3-6 weeksWinston-Salem, NC
Washington Business WeekBusinessWestern Washington University1 week
Washington University - High School Summer ExperiencesHighly SelectiveSt Louis, MO2-5 Weeks
Western Washington UniversityHighly SelectiveBellingham, WA3 days
Westpoint Summer Leaders ExperienceMilitaryWest Point, NY1-2 weeks
Wharton Leadership in the Business World - University of PennsylvaniaHighly SelectivePhiladelphia,PA4 weeks
Wharton Sports Business AcademyBusinessPhiladelphia, PA4 Weeks
World Affairs Council Summer Leadership ProgramHighly SelectiveSeattle,WA3-5 days
WPI Frontiers Program (Worchester Polytechnic institute)ScienceWorcester,MA2 weeks
Writing in Ireland - Putney Student TravelTravelIreland2 weeks
Writing in Prague - Putney Student TravelTravelPrague 2 weeks
YaleCollege PrepNew Haven, CT5 weeks
YaleWritingNew Haven, CT1 week
Yale University Ivy Scholars ProgramHighly SelectiveNew Haven, CT3 weeks
Young Entrepreneurs Business WeekBusinessOR2 weeks
Young Writers at KenyonWritingGambier, OH2 weeks
Youth for Understanding International ExchangeStudy AbroadMore than 35 countries3-8 weeks