Summer Opportunities

  • New for 2019- 2020 School Year



    Live and Online STEM Internship Opportunities: Click Below for PDF:

    July and August 2020


    WISE CAMP- Marietta College July 7-11

    We are excited to offer our second year of the Women’s Inspirational Summer Experience at Marietta College, and we need your help to get the word out to rising junior and senior students who could benefit from this program. WISE is a four-day leadership development opportunity that gives young women firsthand experience of life as a student at a small, residential, liberal arts college. Participants will experience classes, community engagement, and college life in a fun, supportive environment.

    Apply before the priority deadline of May 15th, 2020. Applications can be requested through completing the short online form at .


    John Carroll Univerisity Young Writer's Workshop

    John Carroll University Young Writers Workshop (YWW), a week-long summer camp at John Carroll University, is now accepting applications. Both day and residential options are available, so students from anywhere can experience and learn inspiring and rigorous creative writing. This year's workshop takes place from July 20 to July 24, 2020. Here's a video about our program. For more information about the JCU YWW, please visit To apply to the program, please visit


    University of Toledo

    Pharmacy Summer Camp and Pharmaceutical Sciences Camp: see flyer at bottom of page





    We are offering Zoo & Wildlife Biology Camp and Exercise Science Camp this year, and we think they could be of interest to your students. More information can be found online at Academic summer camps at Malone University provide an opportunity for future college students to test drive their academic interests and get a taste of life on a university campus in a safe and fun environment.

    Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) STEM related summer programs:

    These camps give Ohio high school and middle school students a hands-on STEM based educational experience using advanced technologies and real supercomputers.

    About OSC Summer Institute: SI is a two-week residential program that gives gifted Ohio high school students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year project-based, hands-on learning. Working in small peer teams, the students use supercomputers for practical applications such as solving complex science and engineering problems. Dates: June 14-26, 2020. Attendee Cost: $526

    About OSC Young Women’s Summer Institute: YWSI is a week-long residential program for middle-school girls in Ohio. The institute is designed to promote computer, math, science and engineering skills as well as provide hands-on experiences. Dates: July 12-18, 2020. Attendee Cost: $264

    Note about costs: The costs reflect the inclusion of partial scholarships to attend and cover housing, meals and program tuition, including laboratory visits, insurance, chaperones, social activities, equipment costs and much more.

    More information about these programs and application information can be found at our website: or by calling (614) 292-9248 or emailing


    U Penn

    Penn Summer High School Programs welcome bright and ambitious high school students who want to experience campus life, pursue challenging academic studies with leading faculty, and stand out on college applications. With residential and commuter options available for 2-, 3-, or 6-week programs, high school students from around the world can experience summer at Penn.

    • Penn Summer Prep: Experience college life in the 2-week, non-credit program
    • Penn Summer Academies: Dive deep into academic study for 3 intensive weeks in one of the non-credit academies
    • Pre-College Program: Take 6-week, for-credit summer courses alongside Penn undergraduates


    Applications are now open: the deadline for 2020 applications is May 1. Programs fill up quickly


    CA College Bound

    The residential summer program is designed for outstanding students interested in STEM-related careers.  


    Students that are accepted into our program will have an opportunity to join a residential summer internship, take SAT prep courses, essay writing courses and receive volunteer experience in STEM-related organizations located in California. 


    Our program is highly selective and seeks to select a diversity of highly qualified STEM high school students across the United States and the world who are seeking to gain admission into the best American collegiate STEM programs.      


    The overall mission of our summer program is to equip ambitious students to gain clarity regarding college admissions and build their resume through practical experiences which will allow them to gain admission into competitive American collegiate programs. Many of our previous students have gained admission into many of the most prestigious STEM programs in the nation. 


    Each year, we only accept 35 students for each cohort class to provide coveted internships and personalized attention. If you have students that may be interested, registration ends March 31st, 2020. Additionally, If you have questions regarding our program feel free to message me and I can schedule a call with our program director Mr. Brian Reynolds. 


    My name is Katie Mattinson, and I’m one of the anatomists at the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, OH.  I’m writing because this summer NEOMED will be offering two sessions of the Anatomy Academy.  The Anatomy Academy is an intensive, two-week human gross anatomy experience taught by Dr. Dana Peterson and myself, and it is open to all learners ages 16 and up.  Tuition for the course is $2500, and one full tuition scholarship is available for each session.

    Since you’re the chair of the science department at Jackson High School, I thought I’d pass this information along to you in case you know of any students that might be interested.  Attached to this email is a flyer that includes registration information.

                 I’d also like to provide a couple links with more details:


    Summer Pre-College Programs at Carnegie Mellon University


    Our summer Pre-College program options include the following:

    • Summer Session, students take two full-length Carnegie Mellon courses in a variety of disciplines, ranging from Computer Science, History to Music Technology.
    • Summer Academy for Math and Science, provides students from underrepresented communities the opportunity to achieve skills to pursue and complete majors in STEM fields.
    • National High School Game Academy, for students who want to learn about modern video game development through a unique blend of left- and right-brain college-level work.
    • Computational Biology, a three-week program for students looking to learn more about the intersection of the two disciplines.
    • Unique programs in the Fine Arts - ArchitectureArtDesignDrama or Music – in which the students experience developing their skills in a conservatory or studio setting.
    • Writing & Culture is our new program this year. Guided by the mentorship and instruction of our highly distinguished, permanent faculty members, students will improve their ability to analyze complex, ever-changing problems through astute investigations of culture and society.


    Stanford Pre- Collegiate Studies


    We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines—including arts, business, humanities, math, science, and more—allowing highly motivated students to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.

    Deadlines for most of our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.

    • Stanford Summer Humanities Institute brings students in grades 10 and 11 together to explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities. Seminars are led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
    • Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students currently in grades 8–11 to apply to a single-subject intensive course selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences. 
    • Stanford AI4ALL invites students in 9th grade to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals. Young women and students from underrepresented and/or low-income backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply. 
    • Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem-solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
    • Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.


    Ohio Business Week Camp- Ohio University

    July 12th- 18th at Ohio University

    $449.00 fee includes room and board

    Have you thought about what you want to study in college or do for your career? Are you just not sure? Would you like some time to explore and discover your interests? Or do you have a good sense of where you are headed and would like to experience working in the business world? OBW provides you with a strong foundation to be successful. Learn leadership and entrepreneurship skills directly from business pros! Work with your new "company" to develop a business idea and pitch your plan to a panel of "investors".


    Apply online at



    Northeastern Accelerate Pre- College Programs


    We are excited to share that Northeastern’s Accelerate: Pre-College Programs application is open for summer 2020. The Accelerate programs feature our exceptional faculty delivering courses that combine innovative content, experiential learning, and a world-class environment—giving talented high school students a true Northeastern experience. 

    These pre-college programs are designed for talented high school students in the U.S. and around the world who want to give themselves an edge. We offer a choice of innovative programs led by Northeastern’s internationally acclaimed faculty. Accelerate programs are hosted on our campuses, allowing you to experience true collegiate learning in a world-class environment. Try something new, or challenge yourself to rise to a new level in an existing area of interest.

    Programs will run during two sessions in 2020: Session I July 12-24, and Session II July 26 – August 7.


    More Info and Program details:


    Previous Year Opportunities:


    Northeast Ohio Medical University proudly continues a two-week immersive anatomy institute that will offer an engaging experience for both students and adult learners. Session I: June 17-28, 2019 • Session II: July 8-19, 2019 • Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Northeast Ohio Medical University • 4209 St. Rt. 44 • Rootstown, Ohio 44272 Whether you are a life-long learner who would like to broaden your knowledge and skills, or high school or college student who wants a hands-on, inside look at medical school, the NEOMED Anatomy Academy offers a fun and challenging experience working along experts in the fi eld in state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities. This is a low-stakes learning opportunity for individuals currently, or aspiring to be, in the health professions. The NEOMED Anatomy Academy features daily morning programming that includes foundational anatomy lectures, small group discussions and case-based clinical vignettes that engage students in understanding the core concepts of human anatomy. Each afternoon, students actively participate in the dissection of human cadavers, imaging lab sessions, viewing harvested cadaveric brains, spinal cords and organs of the abdominopelvic cavities. Students will also have the opportunity to learn basic suturing techniques. All sessions are taught by Dana Peterson, Ph.D., an award-winning, nationally-renowned professor of anatomy and neurobiology at NEOMED with assistance from students in the University’s College of Medicine.

    All participants must be 16 or older. Transportation and housing are not included. Enrollment is limited to 20 students. Tuition is $2,500 per student. One full-tuition scholarship will be awarded to a student between the ages of 16-19 who lives within 30 miles of NEOMED. Registration and full details at | For more information, contact Dr. Peterson at 330.325.6476 or


    We offer two NYC Fashion Summer Camps for high school students. They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades. Each week-long session will teach the students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective. The students will stay at the LIM College Residence Hall on the Upper Eastside. Each morning the group will be picked up at the dorm by a Banson NYC representative. From there we will depart for our industry visits, seminars and activities of the day. Each evening will have group activities planned. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers per session. We accept applications on a first come, first served basis.
    The cost is $1975.00 per student or $1785.00 per student if they register with a friend.
    Session A: June 16, 2019 - June 22, 2019
    Session B: July 7, 2019 - July 13, 2019
    For More Information: Contact Banson NYC at (917) 328-1469 or simply go on our website and fill in the Summer Camp Application so that we can email you a full packet of information.


    John Cabot University; Rome, Italy

    Greetings from Rome! Following the success of last year’s APSIs in Rome, I am happy to announce that John Cabot University will host three AP Summer Institutes again this year. We hope you can join us and that you will share the news with your friends and colleagues as well!

    We are offering Institutes in Art History, European History and World History at our campus in the historic center of Rome. These week-long Institutes are a unique opportunity for participants to develop effective teaching strategies for these three AP* subjects in the inspiring context of the Eternal City. The AP* Summer Institutes are endorsed by the College Board and led by experience AP Consultants. 

    Find here below the Institutes' dates and the links to download the respective flyers:

    To register, please email me the following information:

    - Your full name, date of birth, home address and personal phone number
    - Your school name, mailing address and phone number
    - How you have heard about the APSIs at John Cabot University
    - A short statement about your background, teaching experience and 
      why you would like to attend this Institute 

    For any further question, please do not hesitate to email me at

    Malone University

    For four days and three nights, campers have a chance to participate in hands-on activities, field trips, social activities, and meals in the campus dining commons. For rising sophomores through seniors, this is a great opportunity for students to test-drive an academic interest before enrolling in college, while learning to navigate a university campus in a fun and safe way. We are also now offering commuter and residential options so the camps may be more accessible to all students!

    Additional information can be found at

    If you have any questions, please contact

    Janie Linger

    Malone University

    Student Information Coordinator, Graduate and Professional Studies



    University of Findlay

    Registration for the 12th annual Pharmacy Summer Camp is now open!

    Taking place June 23 - 27, 2019, this four-day experience on campus will be a unique and fun-filled event. Our camp is open to high school students who will become a junior or senior in the fall of 2019. 

    The camp will be held on the campus of the University of Findlay. Students are housed in on-campus residence halls and all meals and snacks will be provided through University of Findlay's dining services. The camp has availability for 60 students on a first come first serve basis. The last day to receive a refund is June 16. 

    The College of Pharmacy faculty is looking forward to meeting future pharmacists! If you know of any high school students who are looking to better understand the pharmacy profession and our pharmacy program, please let them know about this exciting opportunity. 



    ACLU Summer Advocacy in Washington DC

    The ACLU Summer Advocacy Program (July 20-26) brings together high school students from across the United States to participate in a firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates. During this week-long program in Washington, DC, students participate in electives and seminars led by lobbyists, community activists, lawyers, and ACLU experts to enhance their knowledge of civil liberties, social justice issues, and advocacy campaigns. The Close Up Foundation – a DC based civic education non-profit – partners with the ACLU to provide substantive experiential learning and small group discussion opportunities throughout the program. To read more about the program, please visit our website.


    Application Process

    • The application can be found here.
    • Priority Decision applications are due by March 3 and Regular Decision applications are due by April 7.
    • Financial Aid is available (full and partial scholarships).
    • High school-aged students who are 15-18* years old are welcome to apply. *High school graduates are eligible to apply for the Advanced Advocacy Program.


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    Otterbein University

    The 2019 Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented™ at Otterbein University offers rising high school juniors and seniors opportunities for career exploration through a unique program comprised of classes, seminars and workshops on the arts, sciences and humanities. Taking place in multiple venues throughout Otterbein’s campus, this residential program encourages social interaction and peer discussion so that students can be challenged intellectually and artistically and develop a better understanding of the role of their abilities
     and talents in their lives and in society. 

    DATES: June 16-22, 2019 

     Otterbein University 

    EVENT SCHEDULE: This residential camp will feature daily workshops and seminars as well as evening field trips and events.

    WELCOME DINNER: (for parents and students): Sunday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m

    ; The Creative and Studio Arts (Drawing, Printmaking, Paper Engineering, etc.); Explorations in Science (Environmental Chemistry, NanoTechnology, The Chemistry of Dyes and Dyeing, etc.); Voice and Movement in Acting; Sustainability; Creative Writing/Poetry; Engineering (Solidworks 3D modeling)

    COST OF THE ESSEX SCHOOL:  $650.00 (Need-based financial assistance may be available)

    FOR GENERAL INFORMATION: Call 614-823-1570 or visit



    Joyce Ivy Scholarship Opportunity

    The 2019 application for the Summer Scholars Program is now available online. The deadline this year is March 1, 2019. Please share this information with your talented female sophomores and juniors, as well as colleagues.

    The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program provides scholarships for talented, high-achieving young women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country's top colleges:

    Barnard | Brown | Cornell | Emory | Harvard | Johns Hopkins / MIT | Smith | Stanford | Wash U | Yale

    Scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need. 



    Information for Duke Summer Session for High School Students’ 2019 programs is now available!  Choose from three transformative programs next summer:
    Summer College – A four-week, credit-bearing program for students currently in 10th– 12th grade in which they take undergraduate-level courses.
    Summer Academy – A three-week program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade in which they take a certificate course.
    Accelerated STEM Academy – A one-week, STEM-based program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade that consists of a variety of hands-on labs, tours of Duke’s research facilities, faculty lectures, and workshops.


    Denison University

    The workshop is an eight-day residential program that incorporates small creative writing workshops, group sessions with Denison creative writing faculty and notable visiting writers, and much more.

    Only 48 students get the chance to come to the Hill to participate each June. That means students experience small, intimate writing workshops and one-on-one interactions with people who have made writing their career. It's a great way to connect with a close-knit community of writing teachers, mentors, and peers from around the world.

    This is your students' chance to work with award-winning authors whose work has appeared in publications like The New YorkerThe Atlantic, and SB Nation; who have published books; who care deeply about storytelling; and who love to teach.

    The program runs from June 16–23, 2019. Financial assistance is available to families who need it, and information about the program is online at The online application portal will open on Monday, January 7, 2019. Applications must be submitted no later than Sunday, March 3, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.


    Summer Discovery

    Check out for information on enrichment and internship opportunities with A-star Education.

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