Summer Enrichment

Collegewise Summer Planning Guide
Collegewise counselors have written the Collegewise Summer Planning Guide. It’s full of great advice and
suggestions for everything from formal programs, to part-time jobs, to experiences you design yourself.
Best of all, it’s free to download (and share).
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Abbey Road Programs
Our mission is to develop summer pre-college and high school study abroad programs for high school students that facilitate cross-cultural understanding and enrichment by providing a unique opportunity for: cultural immersion, intensive language study, college prep, exposure to new academic subjects, travel excursions, recreational adventure, personal growth, and building life-long friendships.

Summer Program List
Links to many summer programs
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13,000+ Opportunities for Students in Grades 7-12:

Summer Omnibus
Programs and places to help you grow this summer.
Link to lists of summer enrichment programs 

Summer Programs and Camps Search
Including summer internships and study abroad

usummer Pre-college Programs Portal
usummer is a non-profit site built to help you find pre-college programs.

Pre-College Summer Camps
Pre-college summer programs and camps are offered throughout the country, often through Universities to provide high school students with experiences in science, mathematics, technology, engineering, or healthcare.

Rutgers Business School Summer Camp
High school students learn the many facets of business in a fun and collegial environment on the Livingston Campus in Piscataway. This week-long experiential camp allows campers to experience the various business disciplines: Marketing, Management, Accounting, Finance, and Supply Chain.

Featuring more courses, activities, and trips than any other summer program, Exploration is a unique, safe, and supportive learning environment. Our students make friends from around the world, discover new interests and abilities, and have fun at every turn.

Student Education Programs
Summer camps and programs

The Camp Experts
Providing FREE Summer Camp and Teen Program Advice

 Summer Program Finder
is a user-friendly search tool for finding pre-college programs and summer opportunities for high school students.


North Carolina Outward Bound
2582 Riceville Road
Ashville, NC 28805
Phone: 800-841-0186

 Earthwatch Institute

Woods Hole Science at SEA
Summer High School Program
Research vessel in Cape Cod!
PO Box 6
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Phone: (508) 540-3954 x770

Project USE
Urban Suburban Environments
Main Office
76 East Front St.
P.O. Box 837
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Tel: 732.219.7300
Fax: 732.219.7305

Adirondack Woodsmen's School
Paul Smith’s College
PO Box 265
Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0265
Fax: (518) 327-6267

World Language

Summer Language Camps
for High School Students
French, German & Spanish
Millersville University
Director, Summer Language Camps
Department of Foreign Languages
Millersville University
Millersville, PA 17551
Phone: (717) 872-3526

Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy
152 Maple Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
Green Mountain College, Oberlin College,
Pomona College & Wofford College


Operation Catapult
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Lisa Olson
Assistant Director of Admissions
5500 Wabash Avenue, CM 1
Terre Haute, Indiana 47803
Toll Free Number: 800-248-7448
Admissions Office Fax: 812-877-8941
E-Mail: Lisa.Olson@Rose-Hulman.Edu

Boston Universiy
Department of Mathematics
111 Cummington Street
Departme111 Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617)-353-2563
PROMYS is a six-week summer program at Boston University designed to encourage motivated high school students to explore the creative world of mathematics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians, and visiting scientists.

VETS Summer Camp Program
(11th and 12th graders)
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Office of Admissions
3800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6044
215.573.8819 (fax)
Summer camp website link

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Center for Pre-college Programs
Programs in Science, Math, Engineering and Technology
Cypress Hall Annex
University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102-1982

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Summer Programs
Pre-college summer programs and camps are offered throughout the country, often through Universities to provide high school students with experiences in science, mathematics, technology, engineering, or healthcare. In addition to the list below, be sure to check your local university to see what programs they may have planned for the summer.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Women's Technology Program
Women's Technology Program
MIT Room 38-491
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Smith College Summer Science and Engineering
Program for High School Girls (SSEP)
Office of Educational Outreach
Clark Hall
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063
Telephone: (413) 585-3060
Fax: (413) 585-3068

Michigan Math and Science Scholars Program
University of Michigan
2082 East Hall
530 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043
Fax 734.763.0937 U of Chicago Research in Biological Sciences
Contact the Summer Office
The University of Chicago
The Graham School of General Studies
1427 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637

USC Summer Science Camp for High School Students
USC Office of Continuing Education & Summer Programs
3415 South Figueroa Street,
Suite #107
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0874
Phone: (213) 740-5679
Fax: (213) 740-6417

Adelphi University
Pre-College Programs
Adelphi-Winthrop Summer Science Institute and Introduction to Nursing
Office of High School and Pre-College Programs
Adelphi University
One South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516.877.3410
Fax: 516.877.3410



Iowa's Young Writers' Studio
Trish Walsh & Michelle Falkoff, Directors
Iowa Young Writers' Studio
The University of Iowa
C215 Seashore Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1402
Phone: (319) 335-4209
Fax: (319) 335-4743

The Institute for Writing and Thinking
Bard College
PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000
Phone 845-758-7484

Summer academic programs with an emphasis on writing


Fine, Performing & Practical Arts

Eastern US Music Camp
Colgate University
7 Brook Hollow Road
Ballston Lake, NY 12019
2-3-4 Week Sessions
Phone: 866-777-7841

Institute for Television, Film & Radio

Boston University
College of Communication
640 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617-353-5015

Film & Acting Camps
for High School Students
New York Film Academy
100 E. 17th St.
New York, NY 10003
p: 212-674-4300
f: 212-477.1414

Otis College of Art and Design
Summer of Art
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: 310-665-6864

The Summer Theatre Institute
DeSales University
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034
Telephone: 610-282-1100 ext. 1320
Fax: 610-282-2240

Photography at Drexel
Antoinetti WestPhal
Photography Program
Nesbitt Hall 13-503
3215 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-985-1834

Camp Premiere
Kean University
Intensive two-week summer theatre camp
Jim DeVivo
Associate Director
Education at Playwrights Theatre
973-514-1787, ext. 14

NYC Fashion Summer Camps
for High School Students
Banson NYC


Volunteer Opportunities

Student Conservation Association
689 River Road
PO Box 550
Charlestown, New Hampshire 03603-0550

Points of Light Institute
1875 K St NW 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: 202-729-8000
Fax: 202-729-8100

Visions International Community
Service Summer Programs
P.O. Box 220
100 North Second Street
Newport, PA 17074-0220
Phone: (717) 567-7313 or (800) 813-9283
Fax: (717) 567-7853


Summer Programs on College Campuses

Center for Talented Youth
Johns Hopkins University
Center for Talented Youth
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Phone: 410 516-0337
Fax: 410 516-0804

Adelphi University
 Pre-College Programs
 Business, Art, Psychology, Nursing, Acting and Theatre, Health Sciences, Game Programming
 Office of High School and Pre-College Programs
 Adelphi University
One South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
 Phone: 516.877.3410
 Fax: 516.877.3410

Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford University
Ventura Hall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-4115
Phone: (800) 372 EPGY
(650) 329-9920
Fax: (650) 329-9924

Summer Study at Penn State
Pre-College Enrichment Program for High School Students
900 Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 800-666-2556

Georgetown University
Summer College for High School Juniors
Special Programs
Box 571010
1437 37th Street, NW
Poulton Hall, Second Floor
Washington, DC 20057-1010
Phone: 202-687-5719

University of Delaware
Summer College Program for High School Sophomores and Juniors
Phone (302) 831 - 6560
Fax (302) 831 - 4339

Junior Statesmen Summer School
To apply to sessions at Northwestern,
Stanford, Princeton or Yale:
Admissions Office
Junior Statesmen Summer School
400 South El Camino Real, Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94402
To apply to either session of Georgetown:
Admissions Office
Junior Statesmen Summer School at Georgetown
1140 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 801
Washington, DC 20036

Harvard Summer School
Secondary School Program
51 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-495-3192

Bryn Mawr College
Writing for College
Science for College
Understanding College Admissions
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899
(610) 526-5376

Montclair State University
Summer Sessions
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Phone: 973-655-4352

Summer Study at the University of Colorado
900 Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747
5-week College Credit Program
3-week Enrichment Program
Phone: 800-666-2556

The Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent Young Scholars
Truman State University
Ms. Jana Morton
Assistant to the Dean of Joseph Baldwin Academy,
McClain Hall 203,
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221,
Phone: (660) 785-5406 or
Seventeen college-level courses comprise the Baldwin Academy's curriculum

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
Collegiate Summer Program for High School Students
The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
6 Manchester Street
Merrimack, NH 03054
Fax: 603-880-9280

University of San Diego
 Tel: 619-260-4585
 Toll Free: 888-321-6658
 Fax: 619-260-2961

Marist College
Pre-College Programs
Business, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Environmental Science, Fashion, Game Design & Sports Communication
ATTN: Summer Pre-College
Office of Undergraduate Admission
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845.575.3226
Fax: 845.575.3215

Summer Programs for students in high school, college, and beyond
Contact the Summer Office
The University of Chicago
The Graham School of General Studies
1427 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637

Hofstra University
Broadcast Journalism / Sportscasting
Teen Sportscasting Institute
Hofstra University Continuing Education
Long Island, New York (NY) - Nassau County
(516) 463-7200
Link to Hoftra Sportscasting website

The College of New Jersey
Office of Summer Programs
Beverly Kalinowski
The Summer School & Summer Programs
P) 609-771-2326
F) 609-637-5128

Daniel Fox Youth Scholars Program
Lebanon Valley College
Students May Choose from 15 Programs
101 North College Avenue
Annville, Pa 17003-1400
Phone: 717-867-6100