Summer College – A four-week, credit-bearing program for US students currently in 10th or 11th grade and international 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. Intensive STEM Academy – A one-week, STEM-based program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade that consists of a variety of laboratory tours, faculty lectures, and workshops.
The Yale Young Global Scholars online application is currently live, and we encourage all eligible students to apply. The application deadline is February 6, 2018. For more information, visit our website or informational flyer. 6 Reasons Why You Should Attend YYGS (as told by YYGS alumni) 1. "Before YYGS I never believed it would be possible to live and learn in a diverse, multicultural setting without feeling out of place."-Kavya from India 2. "I grew as a person, a leader, and as a student, and I brought this [knowledge] back home to impact my community."-Benita from Rwanda 3. "YYGS not only did satisfy, but it exceeded my scientific cravings. Instructors were as eager as we were to share their knowledge and expertise.- AbdelRahman from Egypt 4. "Having the opportunity to meet individuals from all over the world gave me a glimpse of what it means to be a global citizen."-Saeed from South Africa 5. "I was surrounded by people who were constantly talking about important international issues, sharing innovative project ideas, exploring other's cultures, and learning about the subjects they're most passionate about."-Racha from Tunisia 6. "One of the most special aspects of YYGS is that undergraduate and graduate students teach all of the seminars. This presents a variety of incomparable intellectual opportunities."- Zoha from Washington, DC
The University of Southern California offers the USC Bovard Scholars, a program which aims to help high-achieving high school rising seniors with financial need gain admission to and succeed at the nation’s top universities. USC Bovard Scholars receive admission and financial aid guidance, comprehensive test preparation, personalized career exploration and leadership development opportunities. The program includes an intensive, three-week residential experience during the summer on the USC campus and personal coaching throughout the college application and decision-making process, all at no cost to the student. Our scholars engage with guest speakers, industry experts, career specialists and recent college graduates to define their personal pathway to college and beyond. The summer program will be held on July 15 – August 4, 2018 For more information, visit scholars.usc.edu.
Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar
TASS is a free six week program for high school sophomores, co-sponsored by Cornell University and the University of Michigan. Seminars meet for 3 hours each weekday and topics include fields of critical Black and ethnic studies. For a list of topics, visit tass.tellurideassociation.org. The application deadline is November 27, 2017.
Gardner-Webb University June 24-29, 2018
The Honors Experience is a one week college immersion for academically gifted and talented students who are rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. Students will participate in 2 credit bearing college courses that are designed to help them develop the confidence needed to continue in their pursuit of academic excellence, engage in academics with Christian faith, and experience the impact of learning. Students must have a 3.7 unweighted GPA and one of the following: 21 ACT, 1040 SAT, or a 1020 PSAT. Students will be automatically invited Gardner-Webb's ignite Excellence Scholarship interviews during their senior year of high school. The highest scholarship includes full tuition as well as room and board, totalling over $40,000 per year. Visit www.gardner-webb.edu/thehonorsexperience.
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
Summer Ventures is a 4 week inter-institutional program of the UNC System and open to all rising high school juniors and seniors. SVSM provides NC high achieving studnest a cost free opportunity to undertake investigative studies at one of 4 participating campuses - Appalachian State, East Carolina, UNC Charlotte, and UNC Wilmington. For more info, visit http://www.summerventures.org
_____________________________________________ NC State University Study Skills Summer Camp July 9-13 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM July 16-20 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM July 23-27 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM July 30-Aug. 3 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Cost is $200. To register, visit go.ncsu.edu/studeyskillscamp.
NC State University Language Diversity Enrichment Program Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27, 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at NC State University This is a week-long educational program designed to explore language and dialect diversity in English. In addition to classroom instruction, students will also participate in fun games, collaborative activities, and a special film screening! Free admission. Application deadline is June 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM. For more information, please visit our website or contact us: https://jmhatch2.wixsite.com/ldep or email firstname.lastname@example.org
VetCAMP 2018 - June 17-23, 2018 The University of Georgia is offering Vet Camp to rising high school juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen to evaluate their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, provide mentorship and help them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. It’s a great experience and the students have a lot of fun while also learning about the profession. Apply online by January 26, 2018 at http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below:
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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.
The Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program is a life-changing experience that gives high school students the chance to try out potential careers, experience college life, make lifelong friends, and establish connections that will make an indelible impact on their future.
With nine institutes to choose from, there's something for everyone! Whatever the dream, we have a program that allows high school students to dive in and experience the real world this summer.
The National Environmental Summit for High School Students, which is open to students ages 14-17, is now accepting applications for the July 2018 summit. Students explore the concept of environmental leadership through their own skills and interests. They learn from experienced professionals from Rocky Mountain Institute, Environmental Working Group, Yellowstone Forever and our own Catawba professors about areas that are critical to their effectiveness as a leader. Please encourage students to take advantage of this unique opportunity at the Center for the Environment. The summit will be held on the Catawba College campus, in Salisbury, NC, just north of metropolitan Charlotte. Participants will be housed in Abernethy Village, a complex of LEED-certified residence halls. Programming will occur on Catawba College's 189-acre Fred Stanback, Jr. Ecological Preserve and in the labs and classrooms of the Center for the Environment's green facility. Summit tuition is $490 but financial assistance is available. Tuition covers the cost of meals and lodging for the 5-day/4-night Summit. A shuttle to and from Charlotte-Douglas Airport and the Salisbury Train Depot will be provided. All other air and car transportation costs are the responsibility of the student.
Institute of Civic Engagement for Emerging Leaders July 16 - 21, 2018 and July 23 - 27, 2018
This is a two-week Leadership Institute for High School students (rising 10-12th grades).
Build knowledge, skills and confidence as student leaders
Explore relevant and local issues that will spark community engagement
With so many options for pre-college programs to choose from, we would like to share some highlights about what makes Summer College at Duke University a unique and excellent choice for your "college test-drive" experience:
BECOME A GLOBAL CITIZEN: Duke University Summer Session is committed to the development of Global Citizens. We believe that high school students should have the opportunity to live and learn with students from around the world to gain an appreciation for perspectives from students living in countries other than their home country. At Duke, we have successfully created a truly international community for you with at least half of our students coming from international countries!
RIGOROUS AND ACADEMICALLY CHALLENGING CLASSES: We introduce you to topics which are not typically offered in most high schools! Take a look at a great variety of classes offered this summer.
COMPARABLE PROGRAM FEE: We work hard at Duke to keep our costs in line with other pre-college programs offered at top universities and we have no hidden fees.
SAFETY, SMALL TOWN HOSPITALITY & SOUTHERN CHARM: Duke is located in Durham, “The City of Medicine” which has a rich cultural history – In Durham you will experience the safety and graciousness of a smaller southern town where you will be treated with care respect and compassion. Southern hospitality is alive and well in Durham NC!
TRANSFORMATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Visit the student blog to learn what students love about their summer at Duke!
COLLEGE PREPARATION: Students who attend Summer College for High School Students at Duke University report feeling more prepared for college after this “college test-drive” experience
“The whole program exceeded my expectations and made me more prepared for college.” -2015 Participant
A TRUE CREDIT BEARING PROGRAM: The summer classes at Duke have the required number of contact hours with Duke Professors for you to earn transferable credit. You will earn a Duke transcript which will highlight your ability to succeed in college!
Application deadline is April 14 – APPLY EARLY as the program fills quickly.
Shelton Leadership Challenge at NC Wesleyan College
July 8-July 13, 2018 The Shelton Challenge seeks youth that are rising 9th to 12th grades students (graduating seniors included) with a 3.0 grade point average or higher. Cost to attend the program is $500 for the week. The cost includes meals, room, transportation during the camp, and any activities that will take place during camp. The application deadline is May 18, 2018. Apply at http://ncwc.edu/shelton-leadership/
UVM’s Summer Academy program is open for enrollment for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students, providing them with the unique opportunity to earn 3 college credits through intensive 4-week courses. For more information, click HERE.
Caminos al Futuro is a scholarship opportunity available to students in grades 9-11 who desire to shape issues impacting Hispanic and Latinx communities, while the INSPIRE scholarship program is available to Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian senior high school students who wish to finish their education and become more politically involved. For more information, please visit their website at https://summer.gwu.edu/precollege .
IMPACT CAMPS June 11-15, 2018 and June 25-29, 2018
IMPACT Camps provide area high school-aged youth with an affordable, local week-long community service/urban mission experience each summer. Students learn together about social issues in our community and work with local agencies that are making a difference and helping our neighbors in need. Students participating in the program will spend Monday through Friday on a supervised team working on a variety of service projects, talking with and learning from community leaders, dining together, and reflecting on the service work they do. Participants will also receive leadership and team-building training, and learn about housing, hunger, poverty, caring for the environment, and other issues facing the local community. To Register, click HERE.
CAMP NEURO July 9-13, 2018 UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine Camp Cardiac and Camp Neuro, run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, serve as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine. With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Cardiac provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in the medical field. In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for heart healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise. Although Camp Cardiac's primary focus is on care and maintenance of the heart, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine. Apply by April 23, 2018. For more information, please visit http://www.campcardiac.org/.
Tar Heel Girls State June 10-16, 2018 Catawba College, Salisbury, NC
Tar Heel Girls State is a prestigious program that teaches 250 of the top rising female seniors in the state each summer about the working government in our state. The citizens spend a week creating their city government and a state government, political parties including platforms for each party. They elect their officials, write and debate bills, create working governments and attend many workshops pertaining to college applications, writing a resume, college life expectations, and many other topics that will help them in the coming year. To apply, visit www.thgs.com.
Miami University Summer Scholars Program Session 1: July 1-16, 2018 Session 2: July 15 - July 27, 2018 Apply by May 1 at MiamiOH.edu/summerscholars
Sister Cities International Youth Leadership Summit Scholarship August 1 - 5, 2018 University of Denver in Aurora, Colorado Raleigh Sister Cities would like to send a rising junior or senior from Wake County to the SCI Youth Leadership Summit. Scholarship valued at $600 will cover the summit's registration, tuition, room, and board. Travel expenses are not included. Apply at https://www.raleighsistercities.org/youth-leadership-summit-competition. Deadline is May 1, 2018