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Architecture, Art, Design, and Performing Arts Programs

Architecture, Art, Design, and Performing Arts Programs

Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Fine Arts Program, June 30-August 10, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Students can explore architecture, art, design, drama, or music. Sixweek

residential program. www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college. DEADLINE: Rolling

Admissions.

CIAO! (Center for Introduction to Architecture Overseas) Capranica, Italy, July 13-26, 2012.

Need to be 16 years old. The Center for Sustainable Urbanism uses Rome as a backdrop and

immerses students in an architectural program through site visits, seminars and hands-on

experience. www.ciao-cfsu.org DEADLINE: May 15, 2012.

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, 3 day program held throughout June, 2012

Four California locations. http://fidm.edu/news-events/days-of-fashion/index.html

Louisiana State University Performing Arts Academy, June 6-11, 2012

All grade levels. The LSU Honors Chamber Winds Camp is designed for the highly motivated

musician who aspires to a position of musical leadership in his or her program. Residential

program. http://cmda.lsu.edu/paa. DEADLINE: May 1, 2012 for application and audition.

Louisiana State University Architecture Career Discovery Workshop, June 10-15, 2012

Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Explore architectural ideas through hands-on studios and

field trips, attend seminars and lectures, and meet professional architects.

www.outreach.lsu.edu/precollege

New York University Music Study Summer 2012

Students must be sixteen or older. NYU offers various summer programs for students interested in

music and performing arts: Music Theatre Workshop, Instrumental Programs, Jazz Programs,

Music Technology, and Music Business. www.steinhardt.nyu.edu DEADLINE: April 1, 2012

Pratt Institute Pre-College-New York City, July 9-August 3, 2012

Students must be sixteen or older. Immersion in art, design, architecture, creative writing, or

critical and visual studies. www.pratt.edu/prostudies.

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

Rising Star 2012, June 23-July 28, 2012 – A pre-college program for rising seniors. Five-week

residential program, in which students enroll in two college-level classes. www.scad.edu/rs.

DEADLINE, May 1, 2012

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

All grade levels. Expand your creative talents while developing a strong portfolio for college

admission. www.saic.edu/ecp.

School of Cinema and Performing Arts (SOCAPA)

Summer camps in Los Angeles, New York City, and Vermont specializing in Filmmaking, Acting,

Dance, Photography, and Screenwriting. www.socapa.org.


Tulane University Career Explorations in Architecture, June 17-July 7, 2012

Current sophomores and juniors. Three-week summer program.

http://architecture.tulane.edu/programs/summer-high-school-program. DEADLINE: May 1, 2012

University of Pennsylvania Pre-College Programs-Four Week Program

All grade levels. Art and Architecture. http://www.jkcp.com/ DEADLINES: March 15, 2012

US Performing Arts and Media Camps, Various dates and locations (One is Texas Christian)

Choose from acting, college audition workshop, playwriting/screenwriting, musical theater, digital

filmmaking, animation, or design programs. www.usperformingarts.com.

Washington University in St. Louis, Architecture Discovery Program, July 8-21, 2012

Rising seniors. Design studio, the heart of the program, focuses on how creativity, discovery and

sustainability can foster passion and compassion in design. Can earn 2 college credits.

http://www.arch.wustl.edu/summer/adp. DEADLINE: May 15, 2012

Washington University in St. Louis, Portfolio Plus Program, June 25-July 27, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors (must be 16). A program which helps the student build and document

their portfolio while studying and making art in a real studio. Can earn college credit.

www.samfoxschool.wustl.edu/summer/portplus DEADLINE: May 12, 2012

Wonderworks/University of Houston Summer Discovery Program in Architecture, Film,

Drama, or Literature, June 11-July 13, 2012

Students entering grades 11, or 12. An intensive, hands-on studio in architecture and film, drama,

and literature programs. This program also includes lectures and field trips. $800 for 5 weeks.

http://www.wonderworkshouston.org DEADLINE: May 4, 2012

Business

Babson Idea Generation Program (BIG), July 9-August 10, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Creative innovative solutions to social, economic, and environmental

issues now. Four college credits. http://babson.edu/summerstudy .

Babson Entrepreneur Development Experience, July 9-August 10, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Discover how to position your business idea into the greater world

picture. Four college credits. http://babson.edu/summerstudy .

Babson College Service Learning Experience, June 25-July 29, 2012

Rising sophomores and juniors. Act on your passion for social outreach.

http://babson.edu/summerstudy .

Bryant University in Rhode Island and PricewaterhouseCoopers Accounting Leadership

InstituteRising seniors who are African American or Latino are eligible to apply. One-week

residential program exposing students to the accounting field. FREE program if accepted – student

is only responsible for travel cost. http://admission.bryant.edu/admissions/pwc/


Carleton College Summer Quantitative Reasoning Institute, July 15-August 3, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Students will examine theories in 3 core disciplines-economics,

international relations and psychology.

Economics for Leaders, University of Texas campus (many other university locations across

the country), June 17-24, 2012

Rising seniors. Teaches the next generation of leaders to integrate economics concepts into the

process of decision-making through a hands-on, experiential atmosphere. $500.

http://www.fte.org/student-programs/economics-for-leaders-program/. DEADLINE: March 4, 2012.

Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge, Variety of college campuses

All grade levels. Five-day residential program in which students learn about free market economics

first-hand as they form companies by working in small groups. They receive hands-on instruction

to create business and marketing plans, pay taxes and maintain accounting records. $100.

www.felcexperience.org. DEADLINE: Rolling admission

Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, June 10-15 or July 17-22, 2012

Rising Juniors and Seniors of African-American, Latino or Native American backgrounds. Junior

Executive Institute (JEI) is a free summer program (need to cover transportation) aimed at students

interested in studying and understanding the world of business.

www.kelley.iu.edu/ugrad/precollege/jei.cfm

Stevens Institute of Technology, Four distinct programs various dates

Rising juniors and seniors. Programs in the area of computer science, engineering and multimedia

production, and business. www.stevens.edu/summer DEADLINE: May 15, 2012

TCU High School Investor Challenge, June 10-15, 2012

Juniors. The TCU High School Investor Challenge is a one-week summer camp that teaches high

school seniors the techniques of stock investing and portfolio management. Students live in a

residence hall on campus and learn to analyze industry and company information, value company

stock, and manage a virtual portfolio. www.neeley.tcu.edu/centers/lkcm.center/hs-investorchallenge.aspx

DEADLINE: April, 9, 2012

The University of Alabama Capstone Business Leadership Academy, June 11-20 or July 9-18,

2012

Rising seniors. $350. A 10-day residential summer program designed for students interested in

pursuing a career in business. http://cba.ua.edu/summeracademy.

University of Georgia- High School Residency Program for Minority Students, Accounting

Since 1998 the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA) and the University of Georgia have hosted the

High School Residency Program for Minority Students. The goal of the program is to encourage

bright individuals to consider careers in accounting and as CPAs. The students will stay in one of

our residence halls, eat in campus dining halls and attend accounting-related informational sessions

throughout the day. To encourage participation from as many qualified high school students as

possible we have limited the program fee to $50.

http://www.terry.uga.edu/diversity/accounting_residency.html DEADLINE: April 1, 2012


University of Houston Summer Business Institute, July 31-August 2, 2012

Current sophomores and juniors interested in business. The Institute is a three-day event designed

for high school juniors and seniors to develop leadership skills, set goals for their future (both

personally and in business), discover their future career in business, and experience the Houston

business community through experiential learning and site tours! You do not necessarily need to be

interested in attending the University of Houston, but I think this is a great local opportunity for

exposure to business. http://www.bauer.uh.edu/summercamp DEADLINE: May 15, 2012

The University of Texas

Discover Yourself in Accounting Majors and Careers (DYNAMC) Program, July 8-13, 2012

Find out what accountants really. Spend a week in July, all expenses paid, at the top-rated

McCombs School of Business on The University of Texas at Austin campus. Learn about diverse

careers in accounting, from working at one of the Big 4 to the FBI. You will live in a residence hall;

meet faculty, business professionals and other students interested in accounting; attend hands-on

workshops; and take field trips to Austin-area firms. Make new friends, become familiar with the

amazing UT campus and start thinking about how a degree in accounting can really add up.

http://new.mccombs.utexas.edu DEADLINE: April 2, 2012

The University of Texas McCombs Future Executive Academy (MFEA) June 10-15, 2012

This is your chance to discover what a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree and a

career in business could mean for you. Spend a week in June, all expenses paid, at the top-rated

McCombs School of Business on The University of Texas at Austin campus. You will live in a

residence hall; meet faculty, business professionals and other students interested in business; attend

hands-on workshops; take field trips to Austin-area companies; and create a real marketing plan for

a local business. Join us and make new friends, become familiar with the amazing UT campus and

begin building skills now that you can use to succeed at school and on the job.

http://new.mccombs.utexas.edu

DEADLINES: April 2, 2012

Engineering, Math, Science, and Technology

Baylor University Summer High School Science Research Program, June 4-July 29, 2012

Rising seniors. The High School Summer Science Research Program (HSSSRP) is designed to give

superior high school students hands-on research experience by working on research projects with

Baylor University science professors in many disciplines. Students will work side by side with

research experts, learn how to use the latest research instruments and interpret data through

techniques not usually available in high school laboratories, and participate in science and

technology seminars. http://www.baylor.edu/summerscience/. DEADLINE: Rolling admission

Boston University Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists, 6 week program

All grade levels. Program is open to 65 ambitious students with an exceptionally strong interest in

mathematics. The program encourages habits of thought that lead to scientific independence and

creativity. $2,700 (financial assistance is available). www.promys.org. DEADLINE: May 15, 2012

Boston University Research Internship in Science and Engineering, July 1-August 10, 2012


Rising seniors. Research available in the following fields: Astronomy, biology, chemistry,

medicine, physics, and psychology, biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering,

and mechanical engineering. http://bu.edu/summer/highschool. DEADLINE: April 2, 2012

Carleton College Summer Science Institute, July 15-August 3, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Participate in hands-on research that culminates in a research

symposium. Earn six college credits. www.carleton.edu/summer.

Carnegie Mellon National High School Game Academy, June 30-August 10, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. This program explores the video game industry and the skills needed to

be successful in it. The program includes an exciting blend of hands-on exercises combined with

traditional lecture and discussion. www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college.

Cornell University Diversity in Engineering Catalyst Academy, July 15-21, 2012

Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. One-week summer residential program focused on

underrepresented minority students who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and

want to learn more about careers in engineering. www.engineering.cornell.edu/catalyst.

DEADLINE: March 1, 2012

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott AZ- 5 day program throughout the summer.

All grade levels. Hands-on and informative look at the many opportunities available in the aviation,

aerospace and intelligence industries. www.prescott.erau.edu/summer

internalDrive Tech Camps

All grade levels. Video game design, programming, robotics, video editing and more. Held at 60

universities including University of Houston. www.internalDrive.com

Rice University Summer BioScience Program, June 18-22, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. The Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering Summer Program is an

immersive research experience combined with a thorough overview of a variety of novel scientific

disciplines. $750. www.ibb.rice.edu. DEADLINE: April 13, 2012

Saint Mary’s College of California Math Camp, June 17-June 22, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. www.math.stmary-ca.edu/smc2.html DEADLINE: February 1, 2012

Stevens Institute of Technology, Four distinct programs various dates

Rising juniors and seniors. Programs in the area of computer science, engineering and multimedia

production, and business. www.stevens.edu/summer DEADLINE: May 15, 2012

Summer Science Program- Two 6 week sessions.

Residential enrichment program where students from around the world attend a hands-on research

project in celestial mechanics. www.summerscience.org/ DEADLINE: February 8, 2012

Texas A&M, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, July 22-27, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. ECE Unplugged 5 day summer camp. Unlike many other summer

camps, the camp fee for ECE Unplugged is only $25. This will cover camp fee, housing, and meals.


All eligible high school students with an interest in engineering are encouraged to apply!

http://www.ece.tamu.edu/Undergraduate/ECEunplugged.php. DEADLINE: May 21, 2012

Texas A&M Veterinary Enrichment Camp, July 17-20 or July 24-July 27, 2012

Current sophomores and juniors. This special summer program is for high school students who have

an interest in the field of veterinary medicine. The four-day event will offer prospective students

the chance to tour the college, attend lectures, gain hands-on experience, and stay on campus. More

information is available at http://vetmed.tamu.edu/bims/future/veterinary-enrichment-camp.

DEADLINE: February 17, 2012

Texas Wildlife Conservation Camp

All grade levels. The Conservation Camp focuses on exciting hands-on activities with presentations

led by wildlife professionals from across the state. Subject matter includes wildlife and plant

identification, wetland and coastal habitats, hunting as a management tool, fishing, shooting skills,

and more. $250. www.tctws.org. DEADLINE: May 1, 2012

University of Alabama Computer Camp

Rising sophomores, juniors, seniors. The Department of Computer Science at the University of

Alabama is offering a three-week series of summer computer camps focused on Java, robotics, and

Android smartphone programming. http://www.cs.ua.edu/outreach/camps/

University of Alabama, Student Introduction to Engineering, July 8-13 or July 15-20, 2012

For rising juniors and seniors. Do you ever wonder what makes bridges capable of withstanding

100-mph winds or why a skyscraper doesn't collapse during an earthquake? If so, then perhaps

you'll be an engineer someday! Here is an invitation: Come to the University of Alabama campus to

discover if engineering is the right career for you by participating in our SITE Program!

http://site.eng.ua.edu

University of British Columbia, Summer Scholars Program, July 15-July 28, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors (must be 16). Students learn about environmental science and

sustainability at one of the world’s leading universities. www.summerprogram.isi.ubc.ca

University of Houston High School Science Club Research Camp

All grade levels. For students interested in hands-on scientific projects. Students will work on a

research project under the supervision of an active scientist.

http://www.tlc2.uh.edu/hssc/

University of Houston STEP Forward Camp, June 16-23, 2012

Rising seniors. Cullen College of Engineering residential one-week summer program for aspiring

engineers. This June camp gives students the chance to experience college life, visit with

professional engineers and engineering faculty, take field trips, and work on team-based design

challenges. The cost is $300, and scholarships are available to those who can't pay the cost.

http://www.egr.uh.edu/promes/camps/. DEADLINE: Rolling admission – only 50 spots available.


University of Southern California/Chevron Corporation Frontiers of Energy Resources Camp

Rising seniors. The Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp offers a preparatory, interactive

training program focusing on various energy resources including fossil fuels, solar, biofuel, wind,

nuclear energy, and information technologies for energy efficient operations. The camp is free of

charge if accepted, but the student must pay travel expenses. http://www.cisoft.usc.edu

DEADLINE: April 22, 2012

The University of Texas-Arlington Engineering and Computer Science Camp, choose from 5

different program dates, 5 day program

Rising 10 th and 11 th graders. Designed to provide students with a broad exposure to the variety of

engineering disciplines, plus related topics in chemistry and physics. $200-325.

http://www.uta.edu/engineering/summercamps/

DEADLINE: April 1 and April 15, 2012

The University of Texas-Austin My Introduction to Engineering Summer Camp, June 3-8 or

10-15, 2012

MITE is a free, five-day residential camp that offers current high school sophomores and juniors the

opportunity to discover engineering through hands-on projects and interactions with engineering

students, faculty, staff and alumni. MITE is open to students with strong interests in engineering,

science or math. Fifty students will be selected to attend each session. Outstanding African-

American, Hispanic and Native American students, as well as those who have overcome any social

or economic hardship, are strongly encouraged to apply. All students are welcome to apply.

http://www.engr.utexas.edu/eoe/precollege/mite DEADLINE: April 2, 2012

Vanderbilt University PAVE Program, June 25-August 3, 2012

Current juniors. PAVE is a six-week summer course of study designed to strengthen the academic

skills of students who are planning to enter a college engineering, pre-medical, science, or

technology program. Visit http://pave.vanderbilt.edu for the application request. DEADLINE:

Rolling admissions.

Washington University in St. Louis Architecture Discovery Program, July 8- July 21, 2012

Rising seniors. Design studio, the heart of the program, focuses on how creativity, discovery and

sustainability can foster passion and compassion in design. Can earn 2 college credits.

http://www.arch.wustl.edu/summer/adp. DEADLINE: May 15, 2012

Welch Foundation Summer Scholars Program, June 6-July 13, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. The primary goal of WSSP is to expose talented and inquisitive students

to professional researchers in professional laboratories giving them a glimpse into research and life

on a college campus. Through assignments, authentic research projects, guest speaker series, tours

of chemistry-based research facilities and presentations of personal research findings, students leave

the program with a better understanding of basic chemistry and many with a desire to pursue

science and engineering degrees in college. Locations include UT-Austin, UH, Texas Tech, UT-

Arlington, and UT-Dallas. http://www.wssptx.com DEADLINE: February 29, 2012

Wonderworks/University of Houston Summer Discovery Program in Architecture, June 11-

July 13, 2012


Students entering grades 11 or 12. An intensive, hands-on studio in architecture. This program also

includes lectures and field trips. $800 for 5 weeks. http://www.wonderworkshouston.org

DEADLINE: May 4, 2012

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Frontiers

Rising juniors and seniors. Frontiers blends science, technology, and engineering programs with

communication workshops in the humanities and arts. Session II is solely Robotics.

www.wpi.edu/+frontiers. DEADLINE: May 15, 2012

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Frontiers, 2 sessions: July 8-20 or July 22-31, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Offers workshops in biomedical engineering, robotics and global

sustainability. www.wpi.edu/+frontier. DEADLINE: April 30, 2012.

General College Summer Programs

American Institute for Foreign Study Summer Advantage

All grade levels. Educational and cultural exchange programs www.aifs.com

Boston College, Six weeks-June 25-August 3, 2012

Rising seniors. Take college courses; earn college credit. Live and study with your peers as you

experience college and interact with outstanding professors.

http://www.bc.edu/schools/summer/bce/ Rolling admissions.

Boston University High School Honors Program, July 1-August 10, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Earn up to 8 college credits by enrolling in two 6-week courses.

http://bu.edu/summer/highschool. DEADLINE: May 14, 2012

Boston University Summer Challenge Program, three different sessions two weeks long

All grade levels. Students have the opportunity to enroll in two non-credit seminars.

http://bu.edu/summer/highschool. DEADLINE: Rolling Admissions.

Brown University, Pre-College Programs, Sessions 1-7 weeks in length

All grade levels. More than 250 Academics courses in a variety of areas.

www.brown.edu/summer

Case Western Reserve

What better way to get students excited about the college experience than putting Case Western

Reserve University's expert faculty and world-class campus facilities at their fingertips? High

school students can sign up for a multitude of unique, fun and educational programs over the

summer. Focused on everything from robotics and engineering to environmental science and law,

CWRU programs help students consider careers in numerous fields and get a head start on higher


education through hands-on learning. To learn more about CWRU's Pre-College Programs, visit

www.case.edu/schools/precollege.html

Choate Rosemary Hall Summer Programs

All grade levels. Programs are either two or five-weeks. Topics include documentary filmmaking,

math and science workshops, government, and theater arts. www.choate.edu/summerprograms.

Columbia University Summer High School Programs

All grade levels depending on the location. Students can choose to study in New York, Barcelona,

or Jordan. I have plenty of brochures on this program in my office. The application is available at

www.ce.columbia.edu/highschool. DEADLINE: Varies depending on location choice- March 16,

2012 or April 6, 2012.

Cornell University- 3 and 6 six week programs between June 23-August 7, 2012

All grades. Choose from programs in a variety of fields: architecture, art and design business,

engineering, hotel management, law and government, medicine, veterinary medicine.

www.summercollege.cornell.edu DEADLINE: May 4, 2012.

Duke University TIP Summer Programs

All grade levels. Various institutes and field studies offered at Duke and numerous other locations

around the world. www.tip.duke.edu/fsi. Online applications open January 4, 2012.

Emory Pre-College Program

Rising juniors and seniors. Students select from credit courses lasting six weeks to non-credit

courses lasting two weeks. Courses are available in the sciences, pre-professional, arts and

humanities, and social sciences. www.college.emory.edu/pre-college.

Georgetown University Summer Programs

All grade levels. Summer at Georgetown University gives motivated students the opportunity to

advance their academic skills through a variety of 13 programs lasting from eight days to ten weeks.

Some classes award college credit. http://scs.georgetown.edu/departments/21/summer-programsfor-high-school-students

DEADLINE: rolling admission

George Washington University Pre-College Program-variety of programs throughout

summer.

All grade levels. Various course offerings. Credit and non-credit options. http://precollege.gwu.edu

DEADLINE: May 1, 2012

Harvard Summer School Secondary School Program

All grade levels. More than 1,000 motivated high school students from the U.S. and abroad attend

the Harvard Secondary School Program to experience college life. Alongside undergraduate

students, you will explore subjects not available at your high school and earn college credit in

college-level courses. Online courses are also available. www.ssp.harvard.edu. DEADLINE:

Rolling Admissions.


JKCP, campus locations include: University of Pennsylvania, Haverford, Villanova, Curtis

Institute of Music

All grades levels. A variety of college enrichment courses. www.jkcp.com

Johnson and Wales University- Study in 1 of 4 locations: Providence, Miami, Denver,

Charlotte

Rising seniors. Variety of fields of study: culinary arts, business, hospitality, technology. Can earn

college credit. www.jwu.edu/admissions click “high school juniors”

Loyola University Chicago Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars, 3 and 6 week programs.

Rising Sophomores and juniors. Student can earn college credit in a variety of courses while also

becoming acquainted with college life. www.LUC.edu/summerscholars

New York University Precollege High School Programs, July 2-August 10, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Students take college level courses for academic credit which may be

applied to a future degree. Can select many courses across the humanities and sciences.

www.nyu.edu/precollege DEADLINE: April 1.

NSGT Summer Institute for the Gifted

All grade levels. Three-week gifted study programs at 20 universities, including UT.

www.giftedstudy.org

Oxford Advanced Studies, July 10-August 3, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Offers high school students an in-depth and stimulating educational

experience in Britain combined with an exciting range of social and cultural activities and visits.

www.oasp.ac.uk.

Notre Dame Summer Programs: Summer Scholars or Leadership Seminars

ND Summer Scholars, July 8-July 21, 2012.

Current sophomores and juniors. Offers 13 tracks of academic study including engineering and

architecture. http://precollege.nd.edu

DEADLINE: February 15, 2012

Leadership Seminars, July 22– July 29, 2012

Rising seniors. All expenses paid opportunities.

2012 seminars: Identity and Social Integration, Global Issues-A Just Peace, or Cultural and Racial

Scientific Discovery http://precollege.nd.edu DEADLINE: February 15, 2012

Oxbridge Academic Programs

All grade levels. Designed for students who have the desire and motivation to enrich themselves

intellectually while immersing them in a foreign culture. They offer over 100 different courses.

*There is an information session Saturday, February 4 th , 1-3 pm, at Awty International School.

www.oxbridgeprograms.com DEADLINE: Rolling admission until full.

Rice University for High School Students


Current sophomores and juniors. College credit. Open to 20 students. June 11-July 27, 2012.

Http://gscs.rice.edu/rhs. DEADLINE: March 23, 2012

Phillips Academy-Andover, June 26-August 1, 2012

All grade levels. Five-week program in which students study, socialize and live in a multicultural

community. Academics (one major and one minor), an activity, and college counseling (including

campus tours) are included. Various programs of study. Visit www.andover.edu/summer

DEADLINE: Rolling admissions starting January 1, 2012 until full.

St. Johns College: The Summer Academy, Santa Fe, NM, June 24-June 30 or Annapolis, MD,

June 24-June 30 or July 1-July 7, 2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Academic program with discussion based classes centered on original

texts. www.stjohnscollege.edu/admissions/summeracademy.shtml DEADLINE: March 1, 2012

Summer Discovery, 12 different campuses

All grade levels. Summer Discovery offers the world's most popular pre-college enrichment

programs for high school students at 12 distinct college campuses. Choose from over 300 courses

and programs from 2-6 weeks in an environment that is intellectually stimulating, culturally and

socially enriching, and fun. Enjoy great out-of-class activities, recreation and

excursions. www.summerdiscovery.com.

Summer Study Programs at CU-Boulder; University of Vermont and Penn State

Pre-college enrichment or college credits available. Visit www.summerstudy.com

Syracuse University Summer College, July 1-August 10, 2012 (6-week and 4,3 and 2-week

options)

Rising juniors and seniors. Explore various interests and college majors. Extensive information

online. www.summercollege.syr.edu/2011 DEADLINE: May 15, 2012

Texas Lutheran University, Lone Star Scholars Academy, July 8-20, 2012

All grade levels. A variety of summer enrichment programs, such as public speaking, professional

writing and an introduction to advertising. DEADLINE: June 11, 2012 www.tlu.edu/lssa

Thomas More College Catholic Leadership Institute, July 9-21, 2012

All grade levels. The institute prepares you for a life of leadership as you study the characteristics

of great leaders from Catholic civilization and the rich wealth of Catholic social and political

thought. Three college credit hours. $895. www.ThomasMoreCollege.edu/SummerProgram

Thomas More College Collegiate Summer Program for High School Students, July 9-21, 2012

All grade levels. Summer program that inspires you to not only read, but to master important works

of the West. Faculty guide you to the well-springs of Truth and the ever fresh source of Western

civilization. $895. www.ThomasMoreCollege.edu/SummerProgram


Trinity University, program to develop critical reasoning skills, June 17-July 6, 2012

Rising seniors. The program will concentrate on logical reasoning, critical analysis, persuasive oral

and written communication, and the ability to build an argument. www.trinity.edu

University of Chicago, 3-6 week programs throughout the summer

All grade levels. Students take undergraduate courses for college credit along with other high school

and college students from around the globe. Course offerings are in a variety of areas: Law,

Language, Business, Biological Sciences to name only a few. www.summer.uchicago.edu

DEADLINE: May 4, 2012

University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Three-2 week programs throughout the summer

Rising juniors and seniors. Summer program geared to help students learn what life is like in a

university environment as they explore their areas of interest and develop the skills that will help

them succeed in college. www.UMass.edu/Summer

University of Nebraska Summer Academic Camps, June 10-15, 2012

All grade levels. Academic camps available in 3D Animation and Virtual World Creation,

Entrepreneurship, Filmmaking, Geology and Paleontology, The Outdoors, Textile Design, Youth

Legislature, and Veterinary Science. Some scholarships are available. Registration form in my

office. Prices range from $300-$600. www.bigredcamps.unl.edu. DEADLINE: Rolling

admissions.

University of Southern California Summer Programs

All grade levels. Students can select from 4 or 2 week programs in the following subject areas:

Architecture, Business, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Journalism,

Performing Arts, Pre-Health/Sciences, Pre-Law, Visual Arts, and Writing. www.summer.usc.edu.

Vanderbilt Summer Academy

All grade levels. Programs for talented youth. 1,2, 3 week sessions http://pty.vanderbilt.edu

DEADLINE: Varies with program. March 30, 2012 or April 27, 2012.

Washington University in St. Louis High School Summer Institutes

Current sophomores and juniors. Three-week residential program. Choose from Writing Institute,

Photojournalism Institute, and Pre-Medical Institute. http://summerscholars.wustl.edu.

DEADLINE: May 6, 2012

Washington University in St. Louis High School Summer Scholars Program

Current sophomores and juniors. Five-week residential program lets you choose a couple of college

courses from a variety of academic disciplines – foreign languages, the sciences, the humanities, the

arts, and the social sciences. Earn up to seven college credits. http://summerscholars.wustl.edu.

DEADLINE: May 6, 2012


Pre-College Programs at UC-Berkeley, UMASS-Amherst, USC, Oxford, Stanford, Yale

www.asaprograms.com

Humanities

Carleton College Liberal Arts Experience, July 7-13, 2012

Rising juniors. Students need to be of African American descent or interested in African American

culture. www.carleton.edu/summer/clae. DEADLINE for nomination: April 1, 2012

Carleton College Summer Writing Program, July 8-27, 2012

Rising seniors. www.carleton.edu/summer

College of William and Mary Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American History,

June 24-July 14 or July 15-August 4, 2012

urrent Sophomores and juniors. American history seen through the lens of The Virginia

Experience. www.wm.edu/niahd DEADLINE: April 20, 2012

Christendom College, Four- 1 week sessions throughout the summer

Rising Juniors and Seniors. Students spend their mornings taking a variety of liberal arts classes and

spend the afternoons enjoying a number of recreational and social events.

www.christendom.edu/summer. Rolling admissions.

Gettysburg College, “Camp Psych”, July 8-13, 2012

All grade levels. A summer program which provides a window into how psychological science

works by exploring some of the significant questions investigated by psychologists.

http://www.gettysburg.edu/camppsych/ DEADLINE: May 15, 2012.

Juniper Institute for Young Writers, University of Massachusetts Amherst, June 23-July 1,

2012

Rising juniors and seniors. Nine-day residential creative writing program includes intensive

workshops, craft sessions, and studio courses. $1050. Scholarships available.

www.umass.edu/juniperinstitute DEADLINE: Rolling admissions

Lewis & Clark College, Fir Acres Workshop in Writing and Thinking, July 1- July 13, 2012

All grade levels. Two-week summer residency program modeled after the Language and Thinking

Workshop at Bard College in NYC. www.go.lclark.edu/programs/fir_acres DEADLINE: Rolling

admissions

LSU, Louisiana Scholastic Journalism Institute, June 10-15, 2012

All grade levels. One week journalism training program, concentrating in the areas of newpaper,

broadcast, yearbooks and multi-media. www.manship.lsu.edu (under Outreach tab, choose High

School Programs, then LSJI) DEADLINE: May 4, 2012.

Princeton University, The Moral Life and Classical Tradition, June 24-30, 2012.


Rising juniors and seniors. The Witherspoon Institute is offering a high school philosophy seminar,

which will concentrate in the ancient philosophical tradition and its influence in the Christian

moral life. www.winst.org DEADLINE: April 13, 2012.

Thomas Aquinas College, July 22-August 4, 2012

Rising seniors. Great Books Summer Program- $975. http://www.thomasaquinas.edu/admission

DEADLINE: July 15, 2012

University of Dallas: “Arete”, July 8- July 21, 2012

All grade levels. Introduction to the essential texts of western civilization through the ages-Greek,

Renaissance and modern authors will be explored. www.udallas.edu/academics/summer/hs/arete

DEADLINE: February 1, 2012

University of Dallas: Shakespeare in Italy, July 9-July 26, 2012

All grade levels. Study 3 of Shakespeare’s plays on their Rome campus. Can earn 3 hours of

college credit. www.udallas.edu/academics/summer/hs/italy DEADLINE: February 1, 2012

Washington University in St. Louis Young Writers Institute, June 10-June 30, 2012

Sophomores and Juniors. Two-week residential program includes personal conferences, readings,

craft talks, open-mike time, and panel discussions. Earn up to 3 college credits.

DEADLINE: May 4, 2012

Wonderworks/University of Houston Summer Discovery Program in Architecture, Film,

Drama, or Literature, June 11-July 13, 2012

Students entering grades 11 or 12. An intensive, hands-on studio in architecture and film, drama,

and literature programs. This program also includes lectures and field trips. $800 for 5 weeks.

http://www.wonderworkshouston.org DEADLINE: May 4, 2012

Youth Ambassadors Program

Graduating seniors. Organized by the Smithsonian Latino Center. Students participate in a oneweek

training seminar at the Smithsonian Institute and then complete an internship at a recognized

museum throughout the US. www.latino.si.edu/education

Leadership Opportunities

Houston Fellows Program

Juniors. The MLT-Houston Fellows Program is a year long leadership development

experience designed to give minority high school students the opportunity to

develop leadership skills and career exposure while expanding peer and professional networks

through a summer leadership summit and hands-on workshops during their senior year. Through

the Houston Fellows Program, high-performing seniors gain the skills and experiences that give

them an edge in college and their early careers. DEADLINE: March 12, 2012

Junior State of America Summer School, Georgetown, Princeton, Stanford campuses


All grade levels. Need to possess a passionate interest in politics and current events and enjoy

discussing and debating issues. http://summer.jsa.org DEADLINE: Rolling admission

LeadAmerica National Student Conferences, Summer 2012

All grade levels. Various locations include: Arizona State University, Babson College, Columbia

University, Fordham University, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, George Washington

University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, Pace University, Stanford

University, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Conference topics range from medicine, engineering and robotics, business, and political science.

www.lead-america.org.

National Student Leadership Conference 2012

All grade levels. Career-focused leadership conferences in Washington DC, Chicago, San

Francisco, New York: Medicine and Health Care, Engineering, Forensic Science, Law and

Advocacy, Journalism, Education, U.S. Policy and Politics, Intelligence and National Security,

International Diplomacy, Sports and Entertainment Management, Entrepreneurship and Business,

Mastering Leadership, and Theater. http://www.nslcleaders.org

Thomas More College Catholic Leadership Institute, July 9-21, 2012

All grade levels. The institute prepares you for a life of leadership as you study the characteristics

of great leaders from Catholic civilization and the rich wealth of Catholic social and political

thought. Three college credit hours. $895. www.ThomasMoreCollege.edu/SummerProgram

DEADLINE: Rolling admissions

University of Mississippi-Lott Leadership Institute, May 28-June 29 or June 25-July 27, 2012

Ideal for students interested in leadership and public service. If interested in learning about the

nomination process: www.olemiss.edu/schs DEADLINE: February 20, 2012

Military Leadership Preparation

Norwich University Drill Camp and Future Leaders Camp

9 th , 10 th , and 11 th graders. Either program would be good for students interested in military/ROTC.

Drill Camp – For students interested in advancing their individual and team skills in military drill

and ceremonies, while further developing their physical and mental strength.

Future Leader Camp - FLC provides participants with a challenging and meaningful adventure

camp experience while building an understanding of small group leadership techniques, leadership

ethics, teamwork, problem-solving and effective communication. www. norwich.edu

DEADLINE: June 1, 2012

United States Military Academy Summer Leaders Seminar

Rising seniors. Outstanding students interested in military leadership and/or West Point. $350.

http://admissions.usma.edu/moreinfo/summer.cfm DEADLINE: April 1, 2012

Travel, Volunteer, and Language Immersions


Broadreach Summer Adventures

Worldwide summer adventure learning programs including marine biology, scuba, sailing, language

immersion, medicine, culture, arts, community service and leadership adventures. Program

locations include the Caribbean, Central and South America, Canada, Australia, China, India, South

Africa, Egypt, France, the Solomon Islands and Fiji. All Broadreach programs incorporate a

community service component ranging from 5-55 hours. Multiple certifications including PADI

scuba certifications, IYT sailing certifications and Wilderness First Responder are offered, and trips

are 14-31 days in length in June, July and August. www.gobroadreach.com.

China Programs

For the summer of 2012 we will offer three engaging and insightful summer programs for students

between grades 9 through 12 who are interested in learning more about contemporary China:

1) Exploring a Vast and Complex Country - Travel & Creative Writing, Jun 24 - Jul 14

2) Learning About Shanghai & Beijing - Mandarin, Homestay, & People Research, Jul 8 - Aug 11

3) Dimensions of China - Comprehensive Survey, Jul 15 - Aug 11

To gain a greater sense of the depth and breadth of these programs, please visit our website:

www.chinaprograms.org

Epic Adventures

All grade levels. Summer camp committed to offering unique programs for teens to build character,

self-confidence, and leadership skills. www.adventurecamptexas.com

The Experiment in International Living

All grade levels. Summer immersion programs for students in 30 countries. Programs include

homestay, travel, language training, film, community service, eco-adventures, art, photography,

cooking, and hiking. This company has been around since 1932. I’ve got the program guide in my

office. www.experimentinternational.org. DEADLINE: May 1, 2012

Global Works

All grade levels. Summer service adventures with meaningful community service, cultural

exchange, and language immersion. Students typically earn between 50-70 service hours.

www.globalworkstravel.com.

Hillsdale College High School Study Abroad

Rising juniors. 12 day trip, traveling with professors from Hillsdale College to selected locations.

www.hillsdale.edu/admissions

ISS Service Learning in Paris or Barcelona, July 3-29, 2012

All grade levels. Students participate in community service, formal language instruction, and

complete classes through a core seminar. www.study-serve.org.

Millsaps College, International Cultural Awareness Program (ICAP), Yucatan, June 18-28,

2012


Rising seniors. A 10 day summer experience designed to foster cultural awareness and

understanding of developing countries. www.icap.millsaps.edu DEADLINE: April 15, 2012

Oxbridge Academic Programs

All grade levels. Designed for students who have the desire and motivation to enrich themselves

intellectually while immersing them in a foreign culture. Destinations include France, Spain,

Oxford, and Cambridge. They offer over 100 different courses. www.oxbridgeprograms.com

Rolling admission until full.

Overland Programs

All grade levels. Overland offers young people hiking, biking, writing, service,

environmental study, language study and gap year opportunities in the world’s most beautiful

places. Spots fill up in January/February. Visit www.overlandprograms.com.

Putney Student Travel

All grade levels. Putney has been around for 59 years and offers students community service,

global awareness, travel, and language immersion opportunities. www.goputney.com.

Sail Caribbean

All grade levels. Eight different programs. Community Service is built into every program.

www.sailcaribbean.com.

Studio Art Centers International – Florence

Study abroad in Florence, Italy for artistic-minded students. www.saci-florence.edu.

Summer Camps Barcelona, 1-4 week programs June 24-August 5, 2012

All grade levels. Sport camps and Spanish-cultural summer program in Barcelona.

www.summercampsbarcelona.com

Vision Service Adventures

All grades. Visions programs mix hands-on service work, intercultural living, and active

exploration. Programs travel to Alaska, Mississippi, Montana, Nicaragua, British Virgin Islands,

Guadaloupe, Dominica, Vietnam, Dominican Republic, Equador and The Galapagos, and Peru.

DEADLINE: Rolling admissions

Wilderness Ventures

All grade levels. Outdoor travel adventures in a variety of locations. Scholarships available.

www.wildernessventures.com

Walking Tree

Walking Tree teaches the value of community service, international travel and language learning in

an immersion environment. Destinations include Costa Rica, China, Senegal, Guatemala, and Perú.

www.walkingtree.org Scholarships available. DEADLINE: March 20, 2012


Miscellaneous

Houston Baptist University-Summer Speed Reading Programs, variety of dates-4 weeks in

length

All grade levels. For more information call 1-800-979-9151.

Houston Zoo Crew-9 week program

All grade levels. Gives exposure to careers in the zoo field while learning about animals and

conservation. http://www.houstonzoo.org/teen DEADLINE: February 29, 2012

Texas A&M University-STARS (Summer Training in Agriculture and Related Sciences

Rising sophomores and juniors. To provide students enrichment in agriculture and related sciences,

as well as to expose them to programs in the College Of Agriculture and Life Sciences. For more

information contact: Dr. Danielle Harris- danielleh@tamu.edu

Texas Christian University-TACAC Camp College 2012, June 3-6

Rising junior and seniors. Camp college is a four day college application and financial aid “boot

camp”. Students will learn about a variety of colleges and how to navigate the application process.

www.admissions.tcu.edu/campcollege DEADLINE: April 20, 2012.

Texas Wildlife Conservation Camp,

All grade levels. The Conservation Camp focuses on exciting hands-on activities with presentations

led by wildlife professionals from across the state. Subject matter includes wildlife and plant

identification, wetland and coastal habitats, hunting as a management tool, fishing, shooting skills,

and more. $250. www.tctws.org. DEADLINE: May 1, 2012

Landmark College Summer Program for High School Students with Learning Differences,

Southern Oregon University, July 8-July 28 or July 1-July 21, 2012

All grade levels. A summer program tailored to students who learn differently. In the classroom,

they will build academic performance through specific skill and strategy development to help them

be successful at the college level. www.landmark.edu/summer.

SuperCamp

All grade levels. Learning and life skills. Various locations in US. www.supercamp.com

4 Star Camps

All grade levels. Academic, golf, and tennis camps at University of Virginia.

www.4starcamps.com.

Julian Krinsky Fitness, Golf, and Tennis Camps

All grade levels. Managed by Tennis Pro, Julian Krinsky. Programs are held in Philadelphia.

http://www.jkcp.com/. DEADLINES: March 1-15, 2012

Hospital Volunteering

Memorial Hermann


http://www.memorialhermann.org/volunteer

Methodist

http://www.methodisthealth.com

Texas Children’s

https://waystogive.texaschildrens.org

MD Anderson

http://www.mdanderson.org/how-you-can-help

Gap Year Programs

Sojourns Abroad

Graduating seniors. Service learning in Paris and Barcelona. www.study-serve.org

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