*Summer Programs



Summer 2017 Session

July 9 (arrival) to August 4 (departure)

Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students. If you are a current 10th or 11th grade student, you are eligible to apply as early as December 1, 2016. This 4-week credit-bearing program offered by Duke University attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world. Immerse yourself in an international college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide high school students with an academic and residential environment that is conducive to collegiate success.  

Why choose Duke for your summer college experience?
  • Earn college credit while studying in classes with Duke undergraduate students and international peers.
  • Enjoy an unparalleled residential program and make friends from around the world.
  • Enjoy attending optional film series, academic expos, and advising sessions to enhance your academic and residential experience.
  • Experience authentic college residential life by living in an undergraduate residence hall on Duke University’s world-renowned campus.

For more information, please contact summercollege@duke.edu or email Dr. Nicki Charles at nicki.charles@duke.edu.



  the launch of Smithsonian Student Adventures, a new collection of dynamic, educational travel programs for high school students. For 170 years, the Smithsonian Institution has inspired generations through its dedication to the “increase and diffusion of knowledge”. Now, in collaboration with Walking Tree Travel and supported by WTT’s many years of authentic international experience, our unforgettable collection of challenging and enriching adventures is now available. 

In 2017, we are offering 100+ itineraries where you and your students will assist researchers in conducting hands-on conservation work with elephants in the mountains of Thailand, help sea turtles on the beaches of Cost Rica, stay with monks at a monastery in China, trek the Camino de Santiago in Spain, or practice French with a homestay family in Senegal, and so much more. 

To celebrate our launch, we are reaching out to a select group of only 50 schools across the country, and are offering unique teacher rewards to these schools. Most importantly, we want to provide you and your students with the absolute best international learning adventure possible. Please email or call me, or
request a catalog if you are interested in learning more about how you can make Smithsonian Student Adventures your partner in travel. 


Smithsonian Student Adventures

Brandon Perlow

Smithsonian Student Adventures




Pre-Engineering Summer Academy

The Pre-Engineering Summer Academy at Rutgers University is an intensive one-week certificate program (July 9-15, 2017) that will introduce participants to aerospace, biochemical, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, forensic, industrial, material science, mechanical and systems engineering through an integrated program of lectures, demonstrations, hands-on projects, tours, and field trips. 


International and U.S. high school (secondary school) juniors and seniors age 16-18 who are interested in exploring engineering as a possible career should apply.


  • Program orientation and campus tour
  • Lectures, demonstrations and hands-on projects introducing engineering concepts and field applications
  • MakerSpace tour and fabrication project
  • Guest speakers from the professional engineering community
  • WINLAB (Rutgers Wireless Information Network Laboratory) tour and presentation
  • Campus cultural and leisure activities
  • Access to campus facilities, including libraries, computer centers, and student and recreation centers
  • On-campus housing and all meals
  • Rutgers student health insurance
  • Final certificate ceremony and reception

Field Trips

  • Philadelphia “Engineering in the City” walking tour
  • Tour of Rutgers Wireless Info Network Laboratory
  • Rutgers MakerSpace Tour & Project 





The Barrett Summer Scholars (BSS) program provides students with the opportunity to experience college firsthand and prepare for enrollment and success at Arizona State University and Barrett, the Honors College. The program is designed for academically-talented and motivated students entering the 8th, 9th, and 10th grade in fall 2017. Our residential program invites students to live on campus, engage in college-level coursework, and participate in a community of peers from across the state.


Apply Now



Information Session

Interested in hosting a Barrett Summer Scholars Information Session for parents and students at your school or organization? ASU can provide a representative and materials to inform students and parents of this exciting opportunity.

Click here to request an Information Session.






The ASU Collegiate Scholars Academy offers high-achieving current high school students the opportunity to fast-track their college experience by enrolling in ASU courses and earning college credit. Courses are available in a variety of topics and are offered during the Fall, Spring and Summer. This summer there is an option for a residential experience as well.



Dates of Program: June 4-10, 2017

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

The Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Institute is a high-energy leadership program  for Arizona high school sophomores and juniors. While living on the ASU campus, participants will explore higher education, develop leadership skills, and discover the value of community service.

The goals of this one-of-a-kind experience are to foster academic and personal success, embrace diversity, and reinforce the value and importance of community service and civic engagement – all within a collaborative peer environment


Scholarships To Attend the 2017 CWI Summer Conference

The Civil War Institute Summer Conference at Gettysburg College is a five day program held annually in June. The conference includes lectures, battlefield tours, breakout sessions, and other special activities. The CWI has sponsored this summer conference since 1983. Please click here to see the schedule for the 2017 conference.

Scholarships to attend the summer conference are available for high school students, who may apply to participate in our High School Student Scholarship Program. Scholarships are also available for public historians, K-12 teachers and Gettysburg College students.

A full scholarship covers an air-conditioned dorm room, meals for the duration of the conference, tours, and tuition fees. Transportation costs are NOT covered by scholarship funds.

300 North Washington Street
Campus box 435
Gettysburg, PA 17325
P: 717.337.6590
F: 717.337.6596



Where: Gettysburg College Campus
When: June 18-June 23, 2017
How Much: $1,395 for lodging, meals, activities and the Arduino kit.
Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2017 and will be considered on a rolling basis. We have limited space so we recommend that you submit an application as soon as possible. We receive applications from many more qualified applicants than we can admit. Once admitted, campers will receive instructions for completing online registration. When the camp is full, registration will close.

Application Information



Students will learn about Arduino, an open source electronics platform based on easy to use hardware and software. Throughout this program, students will customize projects using their computer knowledge and creativity. This is a novice level course with no previous Arduino experience needed.


Students will:

  • Gain knowledge about electronics and programing.
  • Build numerous projects during the camp that they can take home along with the kit.
  • Learn to integrate motors, sensors and various input and output devices in multiple ways.





ASU WP Carey
Whether you already know a business degree is in your future – or you’re interested in exploring your options – our summer residential programs are a great and fun way to take your first steps toward exploring your future.

Through interactive team-based activities, mentoring from top faculty and students, and tips for applying to college, you’re invited to discover a future in business this summer.

You’ll make new friends, experience life as a college student, and learn about the Sun Devil way of life while having a blast – at one of the top-ranked business schools in the country.

Application details and link: wpcarey.asu.edu/summerprograms

Upcoming application deadline:

·         February 15th, 2017 Fleischer Scholars Program & Business Scholars Institute

Final deadline:

·         April 30th, 2017 Fleischer Scholars Program & Business Scholars Institute

·         May 12th, 2017 Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP)

If you have any questions about the Fleischer Scholars Program & Business Scholars Institute, please contact Danna Remillard (danna.remillard@asu.edu or 480-965-5187).

If you have any questions about the Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP), please contact Dominique Dozier (dominique.dozier@asu.edu or 602-543-




  University of Arizona           


Event Date

Sunday, June 4, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 9, 2017 (All day)


The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

BCAP Details

High School Juniors
Experience Day:
Friday, June 2, 2017

Residential Program:
Sunday, June 4, 2017 -
Friday, June 9, 2017
Covered by EY Scholarship
The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Come enjoy life as an Arizona Wildcat!

EY has teamed with the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management Accounting Department to provide students who are underrepresented in undergraduate accounting classes with an opportunity to explore the accounting field and become involved in the Eller Community. Participants will leave BCAP a successful candidate for the accounting industry.

The week long BCAP program will include on-campus housing, transportation, and all meals.

Deadline Date: March 31, 2017


Events include:

  • Introductory accounting, finance, and ethics classes
  • Case study competition
  • Networking opportunities
  • Book scholarships
  • Site visits to the EY office in Phoenix
  • UA campus tour
  • Formal dinner etiquette training
  • Closing banquet and celebration

BCAP Flyer, Application, and Video

Contact Information

BCAP Program
Attn. Katie Maxwell 
McClelland Hall 301C
PO Box 210108
Tucson, AZ 85721-0108

Attn: Katie Maxwell 

In Person
Katie Maxwell 
McClelland Hall Room 301C
1130 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

            CAMP CARDIAC  


Applications Now Open!

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.

Camp Cardiac is a 1-week (Monday to Friday) summer day camp running daily from 8:30am to 4:00pm.  The camp is open to all high school students (including Spring/Summer 2017 graduates) at least 15 years and older as of first day of assigned session.

All of the following and more is included:

CPR Certification
Campers receive a certification card from the American Heart Association.

Hands-on Workshops
Campers will learn a variety of skills, including how to take patient histories, suture, and perform basic routine physical exams.

Basic Knowledge Lectures
Lectures cover basic heart anatomy and physiology.

Introduction to Various Careers in Healthcare
Campers learn about careers directly from professionals a given field (e.g., physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, dietician, perfusionist).

Heart Dissection (pig)*
Campers receive hands-on experience as part of their basic heart anatomy.

Medical Student Forum
A panel of medical campers discuss their individual paths to medical school, and pass on the tips and lessons that they've learned from their experience.

Healthy Living Exercise
Campers learn various techniques to become/stay physically fit.

Graduation Certificate
Campers receive a certificate of graduation upon the completion of the camp.

Daily Lunch

GCC Summer



May 30th-Jul6th


aTotally Free

College Class

Are you interested in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)? Get paid to learn, through Glendale Community College’s SCALE program! The SCALE program will provide you with a free college course designed to introduce you to careers in a variety of high paying, in-demand jobs.

Who is eligible?

All Hispanic, African-American, and Native-American High School Seniors graduating in May 2017, who have an interest in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

Program Overview

May 30th – Jul 6th, 2017

Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Glendale Community College

main campus

All selected students must attend an orientation with their parent or guardian on Wednesday, May 17, 5:00 p.m., in the Student Union


•A Free College-Level Class: ECE102


Engineering Analysis Tools & Techniques

•2 College Credits!

•A monetary Stipend!

•Daily Snacks and Lunch!

Space is limited! Go online to reserve your spot today!


For more information call Jodie Byers, 623-845-3006

Jerome E. Miller Summer Leadership Academy

Jerome E. Miller was a dedicated public servant, committing 34 years of his life to bettering his community and the City at large through his employment with the City of Phoenix, State of Arizona, and other government agencies.

The Jerome E. Miller
Summer Leadership Academy seeks to fuel and diversify the pipeline to public service
and prepare participants for college, career and life success by engaging high school
Juniors and Seniors who are dedicated to bringing about positive change in their community.


  • Week long summer academy for incoming high school Juniors and Seniors

 MUST have interest in a career in public service

  • Earn 1 college credit through a pre-funded leadership course

  • Explore careers in Public Administration via a job shadowing experience with City of Phoenix leaders

  • Learn about college planning and civic engagement


Applications will be available online at:



For questions, call Diamond Smiley at (602) 534-7129

*Program will begin June 19, 2017*