The University of the Arts Pre-College Saturday School
High School classes ready to motivate eager students. Classes are taught by UArts faculty, who practice their specialties and merge their experiences into their Saturday School curriculum. One day, three hours, eight weeks. Please visit http://www.uarts.edu/academics/pre-college-programs/saturday-school-9-12
Please see the Guidance Department for scholarship opportunities and for more information.
Have you ever been interested in making a story or getting behind a camera? How about getting in front of a camera? In our Video Art Pre-College Workshop you will learn to create your own short film from script to screen! As part of our Pre-College Summer Workshops, students will choose a second class to take in the afternoon following their Video Art Class. So, join your fellow filmmakers this summer and make some Video Art!For more information, click here
Wildlife Leadership Academy
The Wildlife Leadership Academy enriches Pennsylvania teens and empowers them to become certified Conservation Ambassadors through attending one of our 5-day residential summer field schools: white-tailed deer, brook trout, ruffed grouse, black bear, turkey, or bass. Our students gain extensive knowledge about wildlife and conservation, leadership experience, and communication skills.
We are looking for highly motivated students between the ages of 14 and 17 to join one of our 5-day residential summer wildlife/fisheries focused field schools to begin their journey to become Conservation Ambassadors. Students should have demonstrated interest in the outdoors and in wildlife and/or fisheries conservation.
Please see your counselor or visit http://wildlifeleadershipacademy.org/ for more information.
PACAC – 2017 Pennsylvania Camp College
Camp College is an intensive three day/two night workshop designed for 60 rising high school seniors and juniors. Paired with mentors, participants will learn about all aspects of the college search and application process, experience life in the residence halls, learn about financial aid, standardized test exams and have a lot of fun! At the end of Camp College, we expect that the students will be equipped with the tools to navigate the college application process. To make attending Camp College more convenient for students from all over PA, we expanded the program: Camp College West will be hosted on the campus of Allegheny College (90 minutes outside of Pittsburgh) to accommodate students from the Western part of the state. Camp College East will be hosted on the campus of Albright College (75 minutes outside of Philadelphia) to accommodate students from the Eastern part of the state.
In order to apply – Students must be a rising junior or senior. Please submit a student application form, a letter of recommendation form, transcript request form, and parent/guardian signature form by May 1st. Each camp is limited to 60 students per location, so please apply early. If there are any question, email them to CampCollege@pacac.org All forms and additional information can be found on the website- http://www.pacac.org/camp-college
SummerScience@Jefferson is a 4-week program which aims to foster an appreciation of the role of science in everyday life, to promote an informed understanding of scientific issues that appear in headlines in the news, and to familiarize students with the vital and expanding field of biomedical sciences. The instructors for SummerScience@Jefferson are faculty members of the various Colleges at Thomas Jefferson University who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with high school students through lectures, discussion, and hands-on laboratory experiences.
c/o Tamika Landers
Department of Professional and Continuing Studies
Thomas Jefferson University
130 South 9th Street, Edison Building, Suite 530
Philadelphia, PA, 19107
For application forms:
Future Leader Camp at Norwich University
Future Leader Camp (FLC) is a two-week summer program that develops leadership potential in high school students. FLC is a challenging, meaningful adventure camp that builds understanding of small-group leadership techniques, leadership ethics, teamwork, problem solving, and communication. Participants will encounter challenge, excitement and fun. FLC is not a boot camp for students with disciplinary problems. Qualified applicants should hold a minimum 2.5 GPA. While not required, involvement in leadership-driven organizations such as Junior ROTC, Civil Air Patrol, Sea Cadets, student government, athletics, scouting and school, church, community or volunteer organizations is a big plus.
GenCyber: Cyber Security and Cyber Defense Camp at Norwich University
Do you have students with some computer background who might be interested in a degree or career in cybersecurity? If so, Norwich University, in Northfield, VT, is hosting a free residential cybersecurity camp for 21 high school juniors and seniors this summer, and there are still openings. Attendees get free tuition, room and board, and materials to the program. The camp introduces students to information security and cyber forensics through labs (including hands-on, outdoor, and competitive in-class exercises) and presentations from local experts and guest speakers. There are field trips planned to places like Ben & Jerry's and the Vermont Emergency Operations Center. Students will even be provided with the hardware and software to build a mini computer, which they get to keep at the end of the program!
Forensic Sciences Mentoring Institute (FMI) Summer Science Program
We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Forensic Sciences Mentoring Institute (FMI) Summer Science Program. We would appreciate your help in spreading the word about the outstanding opportunity this presents to your top science students, who are developing an interest in careers in science and technology, and forensic science in particular. We will be holding an Open House and Information Session for teachers, counselors and prospective students and family members, on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. This will be held at the Fredric Rieders Renaissance Foundation at 2300 Stratford Ave, Willow Grove PA 19090 (second floor) with activities starting promptly at 9:00 AM. A light continental breakfast will be provided.
Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs for Children and Adults
Offered this summer in Media, Radnor, and on campus at Temple University. All programs meet once each week and tuition varies by program grade. Classes are taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development. For more information or to register call 1-800-570-8936.
Skidmore Summer Pre-college Program for High School Scholars
July 1-August 5, 2017
Skidmore's Pre-College Program gives students a head start on college, with them in the driver's seat living and learning with other exceptional high school students from across the country and around the world. Along with their diverse backgrounds and experiences, all share a common interest in exploring the academic and social aspects of college life—discovering what it's like to take courses with college students, to live in a college residence hall, and to meet new people from places near and far.
Applications are currently being accepted through May 15th.
For more information and to apply, please visit the website at http://www.skidmore.edu/precollege/index.php
Stanford University Pre-Collegiate Studies
Stanford University will select top high school students from around the world to participate in engaging academic programs designed just for them. The programs offer highly motivated, intellectually curious students the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Students engage in small classes taught by instructors who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching. In this setting, students hone their academic skills, form new friendships and get a taste of college life on Stanford’s campus over the summer months. Programs offered are Stanford Sports Business Academy, Summer Humanities Institute, Summer Arts Institute, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory's Outreach Summer Program, High School Summer College, Summer Institutes, Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC), University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses, and Stanford Online High School.
* To learn about the programs, visit: spcs.stanford.edu/collegecounselor
* Limited financial aid is available.
Wesgold Fellows Internship Program
The WesGold Fellows is a paid eight (8) week summer internship for high school rising juniors and seniors attending a Philadelphia high school who have demonstrated leadership ability or potential. This program aims to provide students with an intimate view and understanding of multiple components of financial education, college planning, personal and career development. WesGold Fellows is all encompassing and empowers interns through various avenues: classroom instruction, guest lectures, and field trips to name a few.
Completed applications must have: completed application form, writing sample, official school transcript, and resume. Due 3/31/2017
To apply online visit www.wpfsi.com and click the link to access the online application
Pre-College Programs at the College of New Jersey
Please join us for an evening webinar to learn more about the Pre-College Programs for Summer 2017.
Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Global and International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh
This is a 4-week summer residential program for high school students- June 18 to July 14, 2017. The application deadline is March 1, 2017. This program is designed for students to build cultural understanding, intellectual confidence and critical language proficiency. Like Governor’s Schools of the past, the program is free for all students. Please visit http://www.govschool.pitt.edu/ for more information and the application.
Engineering Summer Academy at Penn (July 2 - July 22, 2017)
High school students are given an opportunity to participant in six courses that will expose them to a real college course. This is an intensive three-week courses in cutting edge technology. Each one of the 6 courses offered carries college credit from Penn. Priority application deadline is February 24, 2017 and the Final Application deadline is April 24, 2017. Please visit https://esap.seas.upenn.edu/ for more information or call 215-898-0053.
Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week
Open to 10th or 11th grade students in good academic standing. Students do not need to be currently enrolled in a business course to apply. Every student accepted will be awarded a scholarship to attend this program provided by a local business or community organization- which covers all costs for their week (i.e, meals, room and board, program supplies, etc.).
Registration costs $285. The "Early Bird" application deadline for PFEW 2017 is March 2, 2018. The final deadline is April 6, 2018 * For more information and to apply please visit www.pfew.org .
Week 1- July 1-7 (Lycoming College)
Week 2- July 8-14 (Lycoming College)
Week 3- July 22-28 (Lycoming College)
Week 4- July 29- August 4 (Lycoming College or Pennsylvania College of Technology)
JCamp at Temple University’s School of Media and Communication
A six-day intensive all-expenses-paid high school journalism camp open to high school students currently in their freshman, sophomore or junior year. JCamp will take place July 22 – 27, 2017 at Temple University. Students will be mentored by professionals with media and journalism experience. They will receive hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, television and radio broadcasting, online media and data journalism.The all-expenses includes meals, lodging, and travel. The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 12, 2017. Please visit http://www.aaja.org/jcamp2017/ for eligibility and details.
Syracuse University Summer College for High School Students
Summer College for high school students offers a broad range of 2-, 3-, 4- and 6-week programs that represent the various colleges Syracuse University from July 3 to August 11, 2017. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis - and many programs fill early. The deadline May 15, 2017 with a fee of $60.00. Please visit http://summercollege.syr.edu/prospective-students/apply-now/ for eligibility and details.
Penn State Abington – Kids & Teen College Summer Camps
Penn State Abington Kids & Teen College offers students a fun-filled approach to academic learning during the summer months. We offer summer camps for elementary, middle and high school students. Each camp is one week long. All camps meet Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
University of Pennsylvania – Summer Mentorship Program
The office of the Provost at the University of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a summer opportunity for students who are currently enrolled in the 10th grade to learn about college and careers in various fields. Students will spend four weeks (July 5 to August 4, 2017) attending a program on the University of Pennsylvania campus and earn a stipend for their successful completion of the program. The programs include dental medicine, engineering, law, medicine, and nursing.
Temple University Tyler School of Art
Portfolio Boot Camps
Designed as intensive portfolio preparation classes, these workshops are open to 11th and 12th grade students with previous high school drawing experience. Learning about the qualities of a well-rounded college admission portfolio, students leave class with finished pieces that will distinguish them as exceptional artists. Classes meet for 6 hours, allowing students the luxury of uninterrupted studio time during which they can completely immerse themselves in their work. Students can choose to attend Summer Boot Camps, held Monday through Friday for two weeks, or Weekend Boot Camps, held for three consecutive Saturdays during the school year.
Created as an introduction to the field of architecture, the Tyler Architecture Institute welcomes 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. Philadelphia has a robust architectural history, and provides an ideal setting. The mission of an architect, and architecture as a whole, should be to create aesthetically enriching built environments for the needs of human beings, to revitalize the urban fabric and to serve as stewards of the global environment. Please view specific class page below for information regarding tuition, dates, times, registration and any supply requirements.
Summer Visual Studies Program
The Tyler Visual Studies Summer Program welcomes motivated 11th and 12th grade students who wish to experience the excitement and prestige of being among other artists on a college campus of a major University. Designed as an introduction to the Bachelor of Arts in Visual Studies, the program integrates a morning academic course and an afternoon studio art workshop. This interdisciplinary approach allows students to develop skills as makers and critical thinkers, and prepares them for future success in college and beyond.
Pre-College Summer Workshop
A series of two-week workshops, students can choose to attend 1, 2 or 3 sessions! Students participate in two classes each session, choosing an AM and a PM class from the many Drawing, Painting, Craft, and Digital offerings. Beginning artists, as well as those students who have had multiple years of high school art, will find classes to fit their needs. For students planning to apply to an art school, this is an opportunity to acquire work in a variety of media that is suitable for use in a college portfolio. Students are encouraged to express their individual creativity, and upon completing their classes, walk away with a number of finished art pieces. Please view specific class pages below for information regarding tuition, dates, times, registration materials and any supply requirements. .
Terp Young Scholars is a great summer option for high school students who are looking for a challenging academic experience. During Terp Young Scholars, student will learn from UMD’s distinguished faculty, earn three university credits, explore new academic fields and live and work with your equally talented peers. The courses are in the following fields: Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Anthropology, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Economics, Engineering, Government and Politics, Journalism, Kinesiology, Philosophy, and Psychology.
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores over the coming months. Subjects include psychology, American government, history, creative writing, or information technology.
Please find more information about each program by clicking on the links below.
Scholarship and standard applications are now open for Camp Cardiac Philadelphia!
Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students in 16 cities nationwide, is a 1-week summer day camp open to high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine.
Scholarship and standard applications are now open for Camp Neuro Philadelphia!
Camp Neuro, run by local medical students in 11 cities nationwide, is a 1-week summer day camp open to high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine.
Temple University will hold its first Summer Owls Leadership Experience on campus. Look for 2015-16 information in the spring.
Students in the program will
· choose one three-credit college course in business, media and communication, health professions or science, taught by enthusiastic and knowledgeable Temple faculty.
· live in a residence hall for three weeks and participate in programs outside the classroom with other high school students in a safe and supervised program.
· engage in leadership and college-preparation workshops.
· explore Philadelphia through field trips and expeditions.And here’s the best part: Participants who complete the college course in the Summer Owls Leadership Experience successfully and later apply and are accepted to Temple will be eligible for a $4,000 ($1,000 annual) scholarship to the university. Visit our website for more details.
The Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute is a year-long leadership development program for public high school juniors and educators. It begins with a scholarship to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival and continues through the following school year when Bezos Scholar teams return home to launch sustainable, Local Ideas Festivals that transform their schools and communities.
Every year we select 30 top high school juniors and leading educators from across the US and Africa. Successful candidates are ambitious students and educators who bring energy, excellence and a desire to create positive change in their community.
Applications are due by mid-February.For more information, please go to http://bezosfamilyfoundation.org/application