Summer Programs

Check out the following opportunities for enrichment activities, college credit programs and career-oriented experiences.

Boston University

Pre-College Programs offer college life and academics at an internationally top-ranked university.

Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro
With locations nationwide, Camp Cardiac and Camp Neuro are 1-week summer day camps open to all high school students, 15 to 18 years of age.  Both camps have a different focus, however, they both provide an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.For more information including locations and dates, please visit

The Catholic University of America
A Summer Institute for high school students wishing to integrate faith in their college decisions.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The Division of Child Neurology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will run its annual Neurology High School Scholars Program.  This program offers the opportunity for three high school students to complete a 5 week paid internship ($1,000 stipend).  The internship involves working closely with a Neurologist on a basic science or clinical research project, and shadowing physicians in clinic.

Applicants must complete entire application process, which includes an essay and 2 letters of recommendation by March 31, 2018.  Winners will be announced in April.

Cornell University

The summer program offers acclaimed precollege programs for motivated high school students. Experience the excitement of college life at an Ivy League university.

DeSales University

The Summer Video Institute offers professional filmmaking skills to students.  Each student will complete two films and learn to shoot using green screen technology.

Drexel University

Drexel University’s Food Camp is part of their Summer Institutes program.  Rising high school juniors and seniors are invited to join a three-day Food Camp this summer.

Drexel University College of Medicine

Students who are considering a career in medicine, may want to look into the Mini-Med Summer Camp at Hahnemann University.

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Experience fashion through the eyes of a college student at the FIDM summer program.  Participate in hands-on workshops as you express your style.

Forensic Science Mentoring Institute (FMI)

The Forensic Science Mentoring Institute (FMI) is a non-profit, 7-week, academic program that specializes in teaching the forensic sciences to local high school students.  We invite you to visit our website and attend one of our 2 Open Houses in April to get a more comprehensive overview of the program: 

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Students have the opportunity to apply for summer science research through Fox Chase Cancer Center. It is a great opportunity for students to do guided, independent research projects with scientists. Check it out and apply by April 16, 2018!

Georgetown University
The Front Row’s Summer Workshop is being hosted by Georgetown University.  There are two 1-week workshops designed to assist junior students complete their college application and successfully navigate the college admissions process.  Students who complete the workshop are also eligible to apply for Front Row Scholars Scholarship.

George Washington University

GW Pre-College offers credit and non-credit programs for motivated high school students to study in Washington, D.C.  They offer a transformative introduction to college life.

Ithaca College

Ithaca’s residential pre-college programs allow students to discover what campus life is like while exploring interests with expert Ithaca faculty.

Jefferson University

Jefferson College of Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University is now accepting applications.  This summer program is for junior and seniors in high school who have a strong interest in biomedical sciences.

Jacobs University

An International Summer Camp that brings young people from all over the world together.  Topics include issues like safeguarding the environment to democracy.

Johns Hopkins

The application period for Discover Hopkins, Mini-Terms, Summer University and Education USA programs is now open.  These summer programs offer pre-college courses taught by leading experts.

Kutztown University

The Summer Film Institute is designed to provide a rewarding introduction to the ever-evolving world of digital filmmaking.

La Salle University
Summer Scholars Program is for high school juniors and seniors who would like a preview of the college experience.  Accepted students will be able to earn college credit, explore career paths, develop college readiness skills all on LaSalle’s beautiful campus.

Lebanon Valley College

If any student is interested in math / finance may consider an Actuarial Science career.  Lebanon Valley offers a one-week summer program for rising high school seniors who want to learn more about the profession.

Marist College

Students can earn college credit and get a taste of campus life while still in high school.  Students will learn from talented faculty , while studying in the heart of historic Hudson River Valley.

New York University

The NYU high school summer programs fall under one of six subject areas: arts and media, business, college prep, humanities and social sciences, health and education studies and STEM.

Northeastern University

Accelerated pre-college programs that include experimental learning and a world-class environment.

University of Maryland

Terp Young Scholars offers students rigorous college courses while earning college credits.

University of Pennsylvania

The Wharton schools allows students to explore individual academic interests through a variety of summer programs.  All programs feature classes led by Wharton professors and guest lecturers.

Penn State University Abington

Penn State Abington Summer Camp offers a variety of summer camps and enrichment programs for students in grades 3 through 12.

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week 2018

One-of-a-kind summer program that offers in-coming high school juniors and seniors a unique and challenging opportunity to see what it is like to run their own business.

Pratt Institute

Pratt Pre-college Program provides high school students the opportunity to sharpen their portfolios through college level art, design and creative thinking courses.

Rider University
The Pre-College Program offers a variety of summer program options, for enrichment or for college credit, that are structured to introduce students to the full college campus experience.

Rutgers University

The Rutgers School of Engineering is offering the chance for students to participate in a new Pre-Engineering Summer Academy to develop their knowledge and skills through real-world field experiences.

St. John’s College Summer Academy

St. John’s summer programs immerse high school students into the college experience.

Temple University

The Summer Owl’s Leadership Experience allows rising high school juniors and seniors to take one 3-credit course on Temple’s main campus. Students who successfully complete the course and later enroll at Temple as a full-time freshman can qualify for a scholarship.

Temple University Tyler School of Art

The Tyler Pre-College Summer Programs allows students to experience making art on a college campus, access excellent facilities and faculty and expand their portfolios.

University of Southern California

Students can experience college life while living on the USC campus. They learn to balance academics and college life at one of the leading private research universities.

Stanford University

Pre-Collegiate Studies Programs offer a wide variety of disciplines including arts, humanities, science and math. Students will engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and highly motivated peers.

Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University is offering a one-week workshop for high school writers in 11th or 12th grade.  All workshop applications must be submitted on line by May 1.

Summer Learning Institutes at Susquehanna University offer outstanding weeklong workshops for students who want to develop their skills in an academic area while living on a college campus.

Syracuse University

The summer college experience at Syracuse University will allow students to explore college majors and future professions.  Study college level programs that are run by SU faculty and instructors.

College of William & Mary

Pre-college Summer Program in Early American History.  


Study Abroad Programs: 

The Experiment in International Living- a program of World Learning
The most experienced and respected provider of high school study abroad programs. This program equips students with essential leadership, language, and problem-solving skills while also cultivating global competency and an understanding of the world.

Oxbridge Academic Programs

These programs are designed to give students the opportunity to live and study in historic centers of Oxford, Cambridge, St. Andrews, Paris, Montpellier, Barcelona, Salamanca, Boston, New York and Los Angeles.

United Mint Campus- UMC
Work on real projects for local and global companies.  At the same time, you can take up to a full load of US and UK academic credits and participate in immersive language learning. 

We believe in encouraging respect and appreciation of the individual differences of students in their academic ability, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds.