Summer Opportunities 2019
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2019 Summer Opportunities
Northview High School does not endorse any of these programs. We simply pass along information that we receive. Please do your own investigations into these organizations and programs before deciding to attend one of these opportunities.
Program NameApplication DeadlineProgram DescriptionWeb Site
Social Innovator's Academy from Giving Point3/31/2019 - Summer
5/1/2019 - For Next School Year
Social Innovators Academy, which is GivingPoint’s social entrepreneurship program for high school students, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. We’re offering multiple program formats: week-long summer workshops, Saturday workshops over the course of one semester, and afterschool workshops over the course of one semester.
Oxbridge Academic ProgramsOur courses use the city like a classroom, taking full advantage of the local museums, historical sites, laboratories, and local experts available. You will get a full pre-college experience by living in the same spaces as undergraduates during the year. During your free time, you can explore a new city and make friends with peers from across the world. Whether your dream is to study Medicine at Oxford, improve your French or Spanish, or make a film in Los Angeles, we have a program for you!
California College of the ArtsApplications open January.4 weeks, 3 college credits for students who will have just completed their sophomore or junior year of high school. At CCA's Oakland campus. Complete works for a polished, competitive portfolio.
Ronald Reagan Student Leadership ProgramApplications open 2/1/2019; Early deadline 2/28/2019. Regular deadline 5/3/2019Each summer, the Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program inspires hundreds of students to expand upon their leadership abilities through the tenets of Communication, Optimism, and Informed Decision Making. Lessons are crafted by the Reagan Foundation’s team of credentialed educators with the goal of helping students to grow on a personal and professional level. Activities are student-driven, highly engaging, and involve a combination of small group interactions, 1:1 mentoring, and public speaking opportunities. By providing training and support at a world class facility with credentialed and trained staff, we cultivate the next generation of citizen leaders that our schools, communities, and country need.
Texas A&M - Camp Arch3/29/2019; Waitlist after deadlineCamp ARCH is a summer camp designed to give high-achieving students an opportunity to experience the professions of Architecture, Construction, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, and Visual Design (Visualization). Camp Arch combines academic instruction with fun social activities. Particpants leave Camp Arch with an excellent outlook on the architecture profession, and the spirit of Aggieland.
Auburn University Summer Construction Management Camp3/30/2019 for scholarshipsI wanted to share with you a great opportunity for your young women who are rising juniors and seniors! Auburn University’s McWhorter School of Building Science is offering a Construction Management Summer Academy for Young Women June 4-8, 2019. This program is a scholarship program, and every young woman selected to attend will receive a full scholarship for the cost of the camp
Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp3/31/2019The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation invites you to the Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp for Young Men in Atlanta, June 13-16, 2019. Men from all walks of life volunteering their time to be mentors will conduct a series of seminars on the principles of manhood, leadership and community empowerment. Applicant requirements:
-- between the ages of 14-18
-- being raised in a single female-headed household
-- legal resident of the United State including the 48 contiguous states and Washington, DC
-- mother/guardian of applicant required to attend Single Mothers Enrichment Summit in Atlanta during the Mentoring Camp
WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) Pre-College Programs4/1/2019In the Launch program for 9th and 10th grade, students will leverage state-of-the-art research and technology to find solutions to current problems in a variety of scientific fields alongside WPI’s renowned faculty. Students will be able to step in the shoes of an environmental scientist, lab chemist, computer scientist, and roboticist. LAUNCH is offered as both a day and overnight program.
The Frontiers program, running for over 30 years, is an on-campus residential program for rising juniors and seniors. Students will be challenged to explore the outer limits of their knowledge in STEM disciplines with current laboratory techniques to explore unsolved problems, along with some time in another aspect such as from writing, psychology, music, theatre, and more are also offered.
Summer Experiences at Washington University St. Louis4/1/2019WUSTL offers two summer programs for high school students: High School Summer Scholars Program and High School Summer Institutes.
Engineering Summer Academy at PENN4/1/2019The Engineering Summer Academy at Penn (ESAP) welcomes highly motivated and talented students to explore Engineering at the college level. The Academy’s intensive, three-week programs combine sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting edge technologies. Work with leading faculty while earning college credit, live on Penn’s historic campus, and connect with new friends from around the world.
Georgia Girls All State4/1/2019Current junior girls participate in a one-week program simulating the activities of politicians engaging in the act of making laws. The American Legion Auxiliary will pay the enrollment fee for your participants to attend. The Girls will spend a week at Kennedy Hall on the campus of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. Using a nonpartisan curriculum, participants assume the roles of government leaders, campaigning as "Federalists" and "Nationalists" to become elected officials in their mock ALA Girls States. During the immersive learning program, delegates live in "cities" within a dormitory. The knowledge, memories, and friendships they take home last a lifetime.
This opportunity requires a nomination from Northview - typically your Social Studies teacher - and a nomination from a local American Legion chapter. The nomination process provides a way to contact the American Legion. Start early on this process.
Carleton Liberal Arts Experience4/5/2019Carleton College is honored to host an inspiring summer program designed for the best and brightest college-bound students representing high schools across the country. The Carleton Liberal Arts Experience (CLAE) will select 52 high school students who have just completed their sophomore year and bring them to Carleton, all expenses paid, for a one-week summer program. The CLAE program introduces the strengths of a liberal arts education through an array of courses in science, art, social sciences, and technology. Students of African American descent or students who have an interest in African American culture are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be college-bound high school students who are current sophomores.
ACLU Summer Advocacy Program4/7/2019The ACLU Summer Advocacy Program (July 20-26) brings together high school students (ages 15 -18) 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.
Web address for the application:
Hospitality Careers Academy4/15/2019Are you interested in Business, Marketing, Culinary Arts, Hotel/Lodging Management or Event Planning? The Academy is a terrific summer opportunity for students that are interested in a career in Hospitality, Tourism or Culinary Arts. During the week-long Academy, students will listen to guest speakers in the industry, participate in job shadowing and industry tours, take part in team-building and leadership activities, all while working towards the culminating project that integrates the skills and information they have gained throughout the week. The academy is July 15-19th. For more inforamtion and to apply online, use the link to the right.
US Naval Academy Summer STEM ProgramThinking of a career as a coder, game developer, designer, or robotics engineer? Then start with the experience of a world-class program like the Naval Academy’s Summer STEM Program. STEM is all about exploring, creating, building, and making things better, and at our Summer STEM Program, you’ll do just that. You’ll work with students from all over the country as you test your problem-solving, creativity, and collaboration skills. For rising 9th - 11th
US Naval Academy Summer SeminarIf you are currently in your junior year of high school and considering the Naval Academy as your college of choice, we strongly recommend you consider applying to Summer Seminar. Summer Seminar will introduce you to life at the Academy, where you will experience first-class academic, athletic, and professional training at the #1 public college in the U.S.* (Top 25 Public College in the U.S. 2017, Forbes). Your Summer Seminar application will also serve as a preliminary application to the Academy that you will complete before or during your senior year. 3 Sessons - starting June 1, June 8, and June
Virginia Cornerstone Summer Institute4/22/2019The Cornerstone Summer Institute is a week-long summer camp at the University of Virginia where high school students learn about slavery and its legacies by exploring the University, Charlottesville, and area landmarks. The camp provides rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with the opportunity to engage in historical investigation, archaeological excavation, and community engagement in order to learn and develop thinking skills that will prepare them for success in college and beyond. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until April 22, 2019. Some financial aid is available for students with demonstrated need.
USC (Southern California) Summer Programs4/26/2019USC Summer programs offers students a preview of "freshman year" through a college immersion experience. 4 and 2 week courses are available in a variety of subjects.
University of Miami Summer Scholars Program4/30/2019The University of Miami Summer Scholars Program provides an exciting opportunity for current high school sophomores and juniors to explore their academic passions and experience what it's like to be a college student. This unique academic program allows students to earn college credit, interact with world class professors, make lasting friendships and grow as independent thinkers.
Case Western Reserve University Pre-College Summer Program5/1/2019Still in high school but ready for a collegiate experience? Case Western Reserve University’s Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs fully immerse ambitious high school students in a college curriculum, conversations and
Furman Summer Scholars5/1/2019The Summer Scholars weeklong academic enrichment program for rising high school juniors and seniors offers opportunities to study under the direction of Furman faculty members. Summer Scholars’ challenging academic experience will include lectures, class discussion, debates, service learning, field trips, group and individual projects, and other
American University Community of Scholars Pre-College Program5/1/2019The Community of Scholars program is a rigorous college-credit summer program designed for students entering their junior and senior years of high school. The Community of Scholars offers academically outstanding students the chance to broaden their understanding of international relations by enrolling in a 3-credit college class designed just for them. Students admitted to this program will sample the undergraduate experience and take advantage of what the School of International Service (SIS) has to offer.
Emory Pre-College ProgramThe Emory Pre-College Program is a summer academic program for high school students. It gives college-bound rising juniors and rising seniors an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. High school students may explore topics with professors who are the leading experts in their fields, enroll in classes with college students, and earn transferable college credit. Two-week noncredit courses and three-week noncredit institutes are available. Students wishing to earn credit alongside Emory undergraduates will enroll in a six-week course through the Emory Summer College for High School Students. Emory Pre-College students enrolled in non-credit courses live together in a residence hall on campus or within commuting distance with their families and participate in a variety of programs, activities, and excursions designed to prepare them for college life.
NYU PreCollege ProgramsWith NYU Precollege, rising juniors and seniors can apply to take college-level courses for credit and experience life as an NYU student. Credit-bearing courses are available in more than 30 subjects to fit every interest and academic need. Precollege hosts social events and activities to create a sense of community and help students get to know one another while exploring the city around them.
Stanford Summer Session High School Summer College5/1/2019 Rolling admissionLive and learn in the heart of Silicon Valley at one of the world’s leading research universities. Renowned for entrepreneurial innovation and academic excellence, Stanford enriches your curiosity, creativity, and knowledge with more than 145 summer courses in the Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Engineering, to help you reach your full potential. Study alongside a dynamic, diverse student body from more than 30 countries in small classes with dedicated instructors, with the opportunity to earn credit and an official transcript from Stanford. Summer Session Students enjoy access to Stanford’s exceptional student-life resources, from state-of-the-art athletic facilities to world-class libraries, superior academic support, and more.
Summer Workshop: World War II and the Holocaust5/17/2019Join rising high school juniors and seniors for our 12th annual Summer Workshop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust and World War II in a university setting. Experienced educators, Holocaust survivors, and WWII veterans present compelling lectures, stimulating discussion, and creative projects for an exceptional learning experience. The Summer Workshop is completely free for participants. Apply online using the web address to the right. The workshop is free and will be held June 2-5.
New York Film AcademyWhether you enroll in our Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Screenwriting, Broadcast Journalism, Photography, Musical Theatre, Game Design, Music Video, Documentary Filmmaking, or 3D Animation programs, you will gain intensive study in your discipline. Students develop new skills, make lasting friendships, develop their portfolios, and grow as artists. Since 1996, thousands of teenagers and kids from all over the world have taken part in our intensive day and weekend camps in New York City; Los Angeles, CA; South Beach in Miami, FL; Harvard University in Cambridge, MA; Paris, France; Florence, Italy; and the Gold Coast, Australia. We invite you to join us!
Cornell University Summer College5/3/2019Experience the challenge of college study with Cornell faculty and earn college credit while still a sophomore, junior, or senior in high school.
SCAD Pre-College Summer ProgramsRolling AdmissionSCAD offers two programs. One is for rising Seniors to take two college courses and gain credit at SCAD. The other is a seminar for rising 9th, 10th, and 11th graders.
Pre-College Programs at Boston University Summer TermThis summer, prepare for success in college and discover new horizons at Boston University Summer Term. With five exciting and challenging high school summer programs to choose from, you can earn college credit, discover a new subject area, perform cutting-edge research in university labs, or immerse yourself in hands-on learning. You will have the opportunity to push yourself academically while experiencing college life, making friends with fellow students, and engaging in social activities around Boston and on campus. BU Summer Term offers one-, two-, three-, and six-week programs for high school students, with options to live on campus, commute from home, or study online. We invite you to join other motivated teens from 50 states and 87 countries to experience this great introduction to college life and academics.
Columbia University Programs for High School StudentsColumbia University offers multiple different summer programs for high school students.
Clemson Summer ScholarsRolling AdmissionEducational, recreational, and cultural activities allow participants to experience some of the amazing opportunities Clemson University has to offer. Students will engage in hands-on, immersive courses in their field of choice taught by Clemson instructors during the day. Afternoons include free time which can be spent exploring campus, attending a campus tour, or meeting a representative from Admissions or Calhoun Honors College. Evenings feature many of the recreational activities Clemson students enjoy, including bowling at The Underground, swimming at Fike Recreation Center, and a cookout on the beach at beautiful Lake Hartwell. Participants stay in a residence hall and eat meals in a dining hall throughout the week to complete their on-campus experience. Current Clemson students serve as counselors to guide, mentor, and answer questions about life as a Tiger.
Summer at Smith6/1/2019Designed by Smith’s professors and staff, our programs not only give you an inspiring learning experience, you can also request a recommendation from Smith faculty to use in your college applications. Inside the classroom, a hands-on, collaborative learning environment lets you directly engage with world-class scholars who help you pursue your passions and develop new skills. Outside the classroom, enjoy Smith's beautiful setting, live in a house on campus, make new friends and have a great time joining in on fun activities.
TRY Engineering Summer Institute6/1/2019To spark enthusiasm in engineering and technology in the next generation of problem-solvers and difference-makers, and position these innovators for long-term success in academics and in life. Organized in two-week sessions each summer, on three dynamic college campuses across the United States, the TryEngineering Summer Institute unites students from around the world -- co-ed, between 12-17 years old -- to:
--engage in hands-on design challenges
--experience the work firsthand with behind-the-scenes tours with real-life engineers
--discover not just what's happening today, but what's coming tomorrow, through conversations with renowned guest speakers and incredible Summer Institute counselors
Adelphi University Pre-CollegeRolling AdmissionAdelphi’s Pre-College Program will immerse you in collegiate life. It prepares you for the next step in your educational journey. It tests your knowledge of specific subject areas relevant to your studies. It also provides you with opportunities to expand your horizons through cultural and academic excursions—creating memories that last a lifetime.
Marist Summer Pre-College ProgramRolling AdmissionEarn 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 384 Colleges and Universities" and "50 Schools That Launch Careers By Going Beyond the Classroom"
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Pre-College ProgramThis is a 6-week program that follows a college-level curriculum with day-long studio classes, critiques and final projects. work alongisde hundreds of other creative a, highly motivated students who will challenge, inspire and encourage you to push your limits and produce your best work.
Auburn University Summer CampsAuburn offers options in cheer and dance, leadership, and other areas.
Living Latin in Rome High School -The Paideia Institute??Living Latin in Rome High School offers a holistic immersion experience in the Latin language and the city of Rome that is specifically designed for high school students. The program brings Latin to life both by reading ancient texts at the historical sites where they happened and through a variety of student-centered approaches spanning both traditional and spoken Latin methodologies. Readings are drawn from the entire history of the Latin language and therefore include medieval and Renaissance Latin, to which students are rarely exposed in typical high school curricula. 2 weeks in Rome.
Living Greek in Greece High School - The Paideia Institute??Living Greek in Greece High School offers an introduction to the Ancient Greek language in the rich cultural setting of modern Greece. It is specifically designed for high school students. The program accommodates a range of language backgrounds: we welcome beginner participants who have not even learned the Greek alphabet, but we also offer linguistic enrichment for students who have had the equivalent of a year or more of college Greek. Students will encounter Ancient Greek texts from a wide range of times, places, and intellectual traditions, including the works of Homer, Plato, the New Testament, and the Byzantines.
Blueprint Summer Programs??You’ll be going to college soon. For real. And with that comes independence, new opportunities and a whole lot of changes. From admissions to roommates, the Blueprint experience will help you handle it all with outstanding guidance and personalized support. Forget tests and homework. Instead, Blueprint has a personal, innovative and super-fun approach that takes you through the entire process, combining real-world, on-campus experience with practical guidance that actually prepares you for college. Explore your future career interests in an experiential, low-stress class room. Discover new, exciting cities – and learn how to navigate them safely and responsibly. We also cover the college selection, application and admissions process. Time management. Even how to get along with your roommate.
Opportunities with Past Due Deadlines
NYU Tisch School of the Arts Summer Program1/9/2019Discover your true potential with a 4-week summer program where you earn 6 college credits as you participate in intensive conservatory training with Tisch full-time faculty. For current high school sophomores and juniors.
Vetcamp 2019 at UGA1/25/2019We are now accepting applicants to our VetCAMP 2019, which is scheduled for June 16-22, 2019. This program is offered 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.
Winship Summer Scholars Research Program through Emory Cancer Research2/1/2019The goal of the program is for senior high school students to experience the rich, interdisciplinary nature of cancer research with a firsthand understanding of the process of research. It provides students with a unique immersion experience with a cancer research team.
Yale Young Global Scholars2/6/2019Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 100 countries participate in one of nine interdisciplinary sessions and immerse themselves in a global learning community.
Washington University in St. Louis - Summer ExperiencesApplication fee waiver if apply by 2/15/2019A variety of programs for middle school and high school students.
LEAD Summer Business Institute2/15/2019During LEAD SBIs, scholars reside and attend classes on-campus at a select number of the nation’s top business schools for three or four weeks. SBIs provide diverse, high-achieving rising high school seniors the opportunity to explore finance, entrepreneurship, accounting and marketing, among other business sectors. LEAD is a multi-cultural, multi-generational community with have over 15,000 LEAD alumni across the world. All students are welcome to apply and they highly encourage African-American, Latino and Native American applicants.
U Chicago Summer Programs (7 Different Program Opportunities from Immersion to Summer College to Research)2/27/2019 - Regular Admission
5/1/2019 - Rolling Admission
The University of Chicago's Summer Session programs bring together a global community of thinkers who ask tough questions and embrace new ideas. Join fellow engaged, idea-driven students from around the globe as you dig in—sometimes literally—to a Summer Session program at one of the world’s great intellectual destinations. Then, together, take in the outdoor music festivals, professional sports games, and Lake Michigan shorelines to round out summertime in Chicago
Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovations2/15/2019
Engineering Innovation is an exciting college-level summer program for motivated high school students with an aptitude in math and science and an interest in (or curiosity about) engineering. Students learn to think and problem-solve like engineers and have the opportunity to earn Johns Hopkins University (JHU) credit. Scholarships are available.
21st Century Leaders3/3/2019Experience an intensive week-long residential leadership program with 21st Century Leaders. 21CL offers three exclusive summer leadership institutes, expanding your leadership skills and exposing you to various businesses and industries throughout the state of Georgia. Each leadership institute will engage you through interactive workshops, corporate tours, round-tables with business leaders, and team-building exercises. Plus, you’ll have the time of your life while living on a college-campus, expanding your skills and meeting a diverse group of students from all across the state! The application and Recommendation form is now open for new students.
Yale Summer Program in Astrophysics3/10/2019The Yale summer program in astrophysics is a selective four-week research and enrichment program for 32 rising seniors who are especially interested in physics, math, and astronomy. The 2019 program will be held from July 7- Aug 4.
Cisco High STEM Externship3/15/2019Cisco High School STEM Externship Program is a comprehensive, unpaid summer program designed to give current high school juniors and seniors an introduction to STEM careers at Cisco.
Students will be immersed in Cisco's history, culture, and world of work as full-fledged externs at 1 of our Cisco campus locations in Glendale, California; Lawrenceville, Georgia; New York, NY; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; Rosemont, Illinois; or Washington D.C.
Girls Who Code3/15/2019Our Summer Immersion Program is a free​ ​7-week introductory computer science ​program ​for​ ​10th-11th grade girls going into their junior or senior year of high school. During the 7-week program, participants​ ​learn​ about ​computer science,​ ​gain​ ​exposure​ ​to​ ​tech​ ​jobs,​ ​and​ ​join​ ​a​ sisterhood​ ​of​ ​girls​ ​who​ ​are​ ​using​ ​computer​ ​science​ ​to​ ​become​ ​change-makers. There are 5 programs from 5 to 25 miles away from Northview.