Summer Enrichment

The Pre-College Summer Journalism Institute

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience for high school students interested in journalism, communications or writing: the Pre-College Summer Journalism Institute at Boston University.  This program is for students ages 14-18 to find out more information visit: http://studentprograms.necir.org/pre-college-summer-institute/

University of Dayton Summer Programs

Get involved with a program that will help them explore their interests and hone their skills this summer at the University of Dayton.
LEADERSHIP 101 – June 23-29, 2019

The application deadline is March 1. Learn more at go.udayton.edu/leadership101.

Dale Carnegie Course For Teens
Summer Experience in Engineering at The University of Akron 

This program is offered to talented female students entering 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. The camp will be June 9th-June 14th at The University of Akron. Additional information can be found at www.uakron.edu/wie/ and by clicking on the "Summer Camps" tab.  All forms must be received by March 31, 2019.

George Washington Pre-College Program

High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts. Visit their website for details

Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp

Provides high school students with a window into the scientific basis of human health.  Get the experience: Lebanon Valley College Junes 23-29, 2019. Visit: http://www.lvc.edu/health-bio-summer-camp/ 

The John Carroll University Young Writers Summer Workshop

The John Carroll University Young Writers Workshop, a week-long summer camp at John Carroll University, is now offering both day and residential options, so students from all over the country to experience inspiring and rigorous creative writing! This year’s workshop takes place from July 22nd to July 26th, 2019. For more information about the JCU YWW, please visit http://sites.jcu.edu/yww/. The cost for the day-only option is $380; the residential option is $980. Application deadline for the workshop is May 30, 2019.

High School Coding Camp

This weeklong experience is designed to engage high school students in hands-on, interactive coding activities. High chool Coding Camp allows students to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourages them to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Each week the camp is held at a differnet higher educational institution throughout the region.  Students will identify the dates and locations of their choice when applying. For more information visit https://getithere.net/employers/summer-coding-camp-2 

University of Toledo Pharmacy Camp

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science camp offered at UT with real lab and campus experience.  For more information go to utoledo.edu/pharmacy

Miami University Summer Scholars Program

Miami's Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intense, two-week program on Miami’s campus exploring a topic of their choice with an acclaimed Miami faculty member. Participants who later choose to apply to Miami will also receive priority consideration for Miami merit scholarships and the University’s premier academic programs — the University Honors Program and the University Academic Scholars Program. The dates are: Session I: June 30-July 12, 2019 and Session II: July 14-26, 2019.

University of Pittsburgh Bridges Program

Gain a competitive edge when applying to college by participating in The Bridge, a college preparation program here at the University of Pittsburgh. Open to rising high school juniors and seniors, our Academy offers leadership development experience and college preparation workshops to provide the knowledge and skills needed to successfully navigate the college application process. More information at https://www.studentaffairs.pitt.edu/ccld/lead/bridge/

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Programs for students in Grades 7-12 who are interested in learning more about Stanford and the various programs the school offers.  Apply today at spcs.stanford.edu/find-yourself

University of Dayton Summer Engineering Camps

The University of Dayton has three exciting residential engineering camps available this summer:

  • METEC: Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young Men
  • Women in Engineering Summer Camp
  • Summer Honors Engineering Camp

For more information about the programs visit: go.udayton.edu/metec, go.udayton.edu/wie, or go.udayton.edu/engr/honors_camp

CSI Camp at Waynesburg University
The Sprout Experience
  • The Sprout Experience is extremely unique. The programs emphasize conservation, culture and personal growth and our mission it to offer “innovative, immersive programs that educate and inspire” for students grades 6-12. To get more information on participating in the program visit: www.thesproutexperience.org
Gettysburg College
  • Camp Psych - Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
  • Campaigns and Elections Academy - This program is designed for highly-motivated students who have a strong interest in American campaigns and elections. Participants learn about the origins and evolution of democracy in America and gain hands-on experiences related to modern political campaigns. *Application will go live in early February.
  • Writing Camp - Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
  • 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp - Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.
  • Adruino Camp - Students will use their creativity and the easy-to-learn Arduino to create projects with its sensors, motors, speakers and displays, to create projects that interact with them and their world.
  • Civil War Institute Summer Conference - The High School Student Scholarship component of Gettysburg College's annual Civil War Institute summer conference provides high school students an opportunity to explore the history of the Civil War era on the site of the war's most decisive battle. 
ACLU Summer Advocacy Program

The ACLU Summer Advocacy Program brings together a diverse group of high school students (ages 15-18) from across the U.S. to participate in a week-long, July 20 - July 26, 2019, firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates. Through an intensive program in Washington, D.C., students will learn directly from lawyers, lobbyists, community activists, and ACLU experts. To apply or learn more, please visit aclu.org/institute. Final deadline to apply is April 7, 2019.