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Summer Programs
Updated:  December 14, 2017

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts Los Angeles and

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy New York City

Two-, four-, and six-week sessions begin July 1, 2018.  Students will have the opportunity to study, train, rehearse, perform and live on AMDA's New York City and Los Angeles campuses.  Session 1:  July 1- July 1, 2018 (NYC & LA Campuses); Session 2:  July 15- July 28, 2018 (NYC & LA Campuses); Session 3:  July 29-August 11, 2018 (NYC only).  For additional information and to apply go to

Broadreach Global Educational Adventures

Over the past 25 years, Broadreach has expanded the horizons of over 17,000 middle school, high school and college students. On 70+ summer adventures in 40+ countries, our students have pursued their interests, unlocking the world, understanding its people and finding themselves along the way. They’ve earned 10,000+ college credits in subjects ranging from marine biology and medicine to Spanish and photography, and more than 33,000+ certifications through hands-on education. They’ve logged over 134,000 community service hours while making the world a better place, and traveled countless miles across oceans, off beaten paths and into ancient cultures. They came alone, but left with 10-12 incredible friends and the knowledge that life’s possibilities are limitless.  For additional information and to apply click here.

Carnegie Mellon University Summer Pre-College Programs

Jumpstart Your Future at Carnegie Mellon - June 30, 2018 - August 11, 2018 - Advanced Placement/Early Admission - Fine Arts:  Architecture - Art - Design - Drama - Music - national High School Game Academy.  For additional information and to register, click here.

Duke University Summer Session

Duke is happy to announce that their website has been updated and now contains information about the 2018 programs.  Summer College is 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 is a three-week program for students currently in 9th-12th grade in which they take a certificate course.  The Intensive STEM Academy is 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.  Check the website to learn more.

Gettysburg College Academic Camps

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, history, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information about our academic camps below:

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.
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.
Coding for Robotics & Electronics Camp - Students will gain hands-on experiences in coding, wiring, hardware, and building robots through the open source software known as Arduino. Throughout this camp, campers will learn basic electrical engineering, the physics behind electricity, and how to think like a scientist.
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 LaunchX Team Summer 2018 High School Entrepreneurship Programs

The application for this summer entrepreneurship program is now open.  This summer program taps into the potential of ambitious  high school students, supporting them through the process of launching an actual startup-learn from industry experts and work in a group of peer cofounders to build real products and solve business challenges in viable ways.  The 2018 program will be held at MIT, as well as two other top universities which are soon to be announced.  For additional information and to apply click here

Marist Summer Pre-College

Earn college credit and get a taste of campus life while still in high school.

Experience the excitement of college life at one of the “Best 373 Colleges and Universities” and “25 Most Connected Campuses”

Become more independent and experience what it will be like to live on a college campus and away from home
Living in dorms, eating in the cafeteria, and studying in the state-of-the-art academic facilitates
You’ll have several class sessions mixed with time to study, local excursions, day-long field trips and recreation
Thrive outside the classroom

The Pre-College Program offers many engaging activities beyond the classroom to ensure you make the most out of your two weeks on campus. You will have opportunities to engage with faculty, visit New York City socialize with fellow high school students, and explore the Hudson valley

Get a head start on college by taking a college course and earn college credit!

Pursue your interests and expand your academic and creative aspirations
Learn from Marist's renowned faculty
Get a taste of a college major you are thinking about pursuing
Discover what you want to be when you grow up
Get a head start on your degree and get an advantage before you graduate high school
Enjoy small class sizes of around 15 to 25 students
Meet like-minded students!

Join more than 300 other like-minded students in New York or a closer knit group of around 35 at our campus in Italy!
Build friendships with students who have similar interests and goals.
Experience what students have called “The Best Summer of My Life!

For additional information and to apply click here.

Northeastern University - 2018 Accelerate: Pre-College Program

These pre-college programs are designed for talented high school students 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 Boston campus, 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.

This summer, Northeastern's world-renowned faculty have designed a number of dynamic programs, each focusing on a cutting-edge field.  Bioengineering Summer Immersion:  July 22-August 3, 2018 - Boston Campus; Engineering Innovation & Design:  July 8-20, 2018 - Boston Campus; Experiential Entrepreneurship: Session Boston I  June 24-July 13, 2018, Session Boston II July 22-August 10, 2018, Session Silicon Valley June 25-July 13, 2018; Experience Design:  July 8-20, 2018 - Boston Campus; Innovations in Health Professions:  July 8-10, 2018 - Boston Campus.  For additional information  and to register, click here.

Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison University

Announcing the 2018 Reynolds Young Writers Workshop, Denison University's week-long summer creative writing program for high school students.  The website has full information and an online application.  Current high School sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply.  This year's program dates are June 17-24, 2018.  Opening of online application acceptance is January 3, 2018 and the application deadline is March 4, 2018.  For additional information and to apply go to


Academic Summer Programs for students aged 13 to 18 - Discover the world's greatest classrooms - Oxford/Cambridge; Paris; Barcelona; New York, Boston, St. Andrews, Montpellier, Salamanca, Los Angeles, Barcelona and more.  For additional information and to apply go to

PRATT INSTITUTE PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAM - Brooklyn Campus - July 2-27, 2018

Each year Pratt Institute's Pre-College program welcomes nearly 400 high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to our Brooklyn campus for nearly one month, where they encounter life as an art and design college student.  Upon completion of the summer program, students receive four elective credits accepted at Pratt and most colleges and universities.  For additional information and to apply click here.

Summer Discovery & Discovery Internships

Here at Summer Discovery and Discovery Internships we're ready for another year of creating exceptional educational experiences for middle and high school students. We're pleased to announce our 2018 application is open.

As we look forward to our 52nd successful summer, we're committed more than ever to working with our university partners to deliver the most innovative and highest quality academic experiences. Here are some of the new programs and courses we're adding to our line-up:

University of Colorado Boulder
Medical Sciences & Research Academy
University of Michigan
College Admissions & SAT Prep
Game Changers: Business Disruptors
EAT Ann Arbor
UCLA Bruin Leadership in Medicine
Hollywood Insider
College Admissions & SAT Prep
University of Texas at Austin
Sports, Events & Entertainment Academy
Digital Business Academy
Cambridge University
Global Business & Entrepreneurship Academy
Apply and enroll by November 17th and save up to $600.

Apply today or email us at and we'll help you find the best fit program.

Pick from 14 True University Partnerships
We pride ourselves on having genuine collaborative partnerships with our universities. We offer 300+ university taught course options in a variety of subjects including business & entrepreneurship, STEM, research, sport management, law, psychology, and more.

High School Pre-College Programs
UC Santa Barbara
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Texas at Austin
Georgetown University
University of Michigan
Johns Hopkins University
Penn State University
University of Pennsylvania
New York City
Cambridge University

High School Internship Programs
New York City

Middle School Programs
Jr. Discovery Programs
Georgetown University

Renzulli Discovery Gifted & Talented Research Programs
Yale University

Contact us today at 516-621-3939 or email us at for program details.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Pre-College Program - Frontiers

There are regular pre-college summer programs, and then there’s Frontiers.

A residential, on-campus summer program for high school students, Frontiers is celebrating more than 30 years of challenging participants to explore the outer limits of their knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with current laboratory techniques and exploring unsolved problems across a wide spectrum of disciplines.

Frontiers participants will be utilizing state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and enjoy added activities such as evening workshops, field trips, movies, live performances, and tournaments. Throughout each session, teens will focus on one STEM discipline and enroll in one humanities workshop of their choice. Learn from WPI professors and graduate students while using experimental, analytical, and computer technology. Registration will open December 15, 2017.  For additional information click here.

Yale Summer Program for High School Leaders

In 2018, the Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS) will offer seven unique interdisciplinary sessions over the course of the summer.  Bringing together extraordinary students form around the world, each session is designed to hone students' abilities to understand and think critically about contemporary global issues.  Students will have the opportunity to learn from distinguished Yale faculty members, participate in seminars designed and led by current Yale students, and engage with practitioners who are renowned leaders in   their field -- all while experiencing the world-class facilities and resources that Yale University has to offer.  Admission to the program is very selective.  We offer need-based financial aid and encourage students from all countries to apply.  Current high school sophomores, juniors (and their international equivalents) are eligible to apply.  For additional information and to apply go to    The deadline to apply is February 6, 2018.