Summer Enrichment

Check out the opportunities below for once-in-a-lifetime summer 2019 enrichment experiences.

Colleges & Universities

For students entering Grades 10, 11, or 12, Brandeis Precollege scholars will engage in the rigors of academics at a world-class university, explore the opportunities and challenges of living on a college campus, and join a vibrant community of people interested and engaged in some of the most pressing issues of our time.

Click here to learn more as well as to find applicable application information and deadline dates.

The Colorado College Pre-College program is the perfect opportunity for your students to make the most of their summer! At Colorado College, they will earn college credit, particpate in college-prep programming, and experience life as a CC student. Our Block Plan carries over into the summer – one class at a time for 3 ½ weeks to create a fully immerrsive learning experience. Our courses for Summer 2020 are listed and applications are open! We have everything from Film to Economics for your students to explore through our three summer blocks. Our Pre-College Block (July 13 – 29) offers:

  • Art Studio: Introduction to Drawing: Landscape Immersion
  • Organismal Biology: Chemistry and Biology of Colorado Wetlands
  • Economics: Social Entrepreneurship: Leadership and Impact
  • English: Cross-Genre Writing Workshop
  • Feminist and Gender Studies: Do #AllLivesMatter?: Historical and Contemporary Protest in the US
  • Physics: Cosmology, Antigravity, and the Runaway Universe
  • Political Science: Freedom and Empire: The Drama of Ancient Politics
  • Sociology: Globalization and Immigration Policy

There are also opportunities to participate in a course in Block A (May 27 – June 19) or Block B (June 22 – July 15), and go ahead and check out our FAQ page.

Are you curious about the Pre-College student experience? Hear what some of our alum have to say in this video!

Duke University offers three options for summer study for current high school students:

Applications open December 3rd, 2019! Click the links above to learn more as well as to find applicable application information and deadline dates.

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, history, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below:

  • 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.
  • Build a Bot and Code It Too – Students will gain hands-on experiences in coding, wiring electronics, and building robots through the open source software and hardware. This camp is an introduction into the world of coding robotics and electronics.
  • Camp Psych – Students will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
  • Civil War Era Studies Camp – Students will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying the American Civil War History through lectures, field trips, and unique learning experiences. They will explore the circumstances leading to the war, investigate significant battles during the war, and explore the condition of the United States after the war.
  • Young Writers’ Workshop – Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
  • Civil War Institute Summer Conference – Scholarship – 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.

Discover your passions this summer in an encouraging environment with like-minded students from around the globe. Our Pre-College Programs offer the opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique Notre Dame community.

Summer Scholar and Leadership Seminars participants experience residential life while on campus. You’ll be paired with a roommate and live in a dorm room. A current ND undergraduate student will be your Resident Counselor, supporting and mentoring you throughout this unparalleled college experience.

Students earn one college credit upon completion of our programs.

Click here for more information and to apply.

At the University of Miami’s Summer Scholars Program, students get the chance to litigate a mock trial, participate in a medical scenario in a state-of-the-art simulation hospital, or get up close and personal with sharks and dolphins all while earning six college credits. High-achieving high school sophomores and juniors can gain an authentic college experience and earn six college credits this summer in a variety of areas while exploring their academic passions and considering their future career opportunities.

For students seeking to gain hands-on college experience in a more condensed format, we also offer a two-week, non-credit academy program, where they’ll enjoy an intense experiential learning environment.

Explore our two options:

Three-week Summer Scholars Program (credit): For high school sophomores and juniors The program runs July 4–24, 2020

Two-week, UM Academies (non-credit): For high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors The program runs July 4–17, 2020

Limited Scholarship Opportunities are available for students who qualify. To be considered, eligible applicants must complete both the Summer Scholars application and the scholarship application and submit supporting documents by the March 1 deadline. Students who meet the requirements for our need-based scholarship may also qualify for application fee reduction waivers.

Click here to apply. Students who apply before December 1, 2019, can use waiver code “EARLYBIRD” to receive 50 percent off the application fee.* Students are encouraged to apply early to reserve space in their preferred program.

*Waiver code expires December 1, 2019. Your application must be submitted before 11:59 p.m. EST on December 1. With waiver code, the application fee is reduced to $37.50. Please note refunds/discounts cannot be issued once the application has been submitted.

To contact an enrollment advisor or to request more information, click here or call 305-284-4000.

USC Summer Programs offers students a preview of “freshman year” through its college immersion experience. Students explore Los Angeles as a laboratory for cultural learning beyond the traditional classroom. Programs are designed to combine college level course work, academic field trips, and structured extracurricular activities.
USC Summer Programs offers courses in a variety of subjects (over 20 courses in more than 10 subject areas) from which students choose one course for intense study. Students receive 3 units of transferable USC elective credit upon successful completion of the 4-Week program.
Students may visit for more information and instructions on how to apply.

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