For almost 20 years we have shared life-changing experiences with thousands of students from across the United States and the entire world. Our students pursued various academic interests and artistic talents, learned foreign languages and discovered new cultures, prepared for the college years and made many lifelong friendships. Our programs are designed to give them unique, individual experiences, let them learn in a fun, interactive manner, and above all, give each and every one of our students our personal attention and assure their safety.
Through this college-level program, high school students will explore an academic area of interest in a challenging and supportive University-based learning community. The Pre-College Program offers a variety of different course topics from which students can choose and all Pre-College classes are taught by Adelphi’s nationally recognized faculty
The campus is alive with activity all summer long. We offer Summer Term courses, residential and day academic and sports camps, workshops, the annual Most Arts Festival, weddings, conferences and much more.
Welcome to Discover the World of Communication, where you will learn to build a digital portfolio, write a script, shoot and edit a film, write a news story like a pro, speak with confidence, persuade, inform, educate, and entertain. Our professional, hands-on workshops-open to students entering grades 9 through 12-are taught by American University School of Communication faculty and communication professionals.
Established in 1942, Phillips Academy's Summer Session in Andover, Massachusetts, is the premier summer academic enrichment program in the country helping students from across the United States and around the world to achieve their educational goals. For five weeks, students with ambitious academic goals prepare for the rigors of the best colleges and the challenge of leading and serving in this complex world. Through an extensive array of both innovative and traditional courses, Andover Summer brings together more than 600 students from all parts of the world for the experience of a lifetime.
Study with our amazing faculty, passionate teachers and acclaimed practicing artists, designers, and scholars, many of whom teach in the undergraduate program. Make use of our state-of-the-art facilities and resources including our museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the third largest collection of art in the world. Live in our incomparable residence halls in the heart of downtown Chicago. Explore Chicago in the summer - vibrant, exciting, and friendly.
Written by our course teams, who teach on our full-time degree programmes, and supported by visiting tutors, specialist technicians and student graduates, our highly practical courses allow you to explore a range of approaches to creative thinking and making in a variety of art forms.
As well as learning about creative techniques and processes, our summer courses aim to increase your confidence in your artistic abilities, giving you the opportunity to make a more informed decision about your future.
Banson NYC is excited to offer 2 NYC Fashion Summer Camps for high school students in 2018. They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades. Each week-long session will teach the students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective. The students will stay at the LIM College Residence Hall on the Upper East Side. Each morning the group will be picked up at the dorm by a Banson NYC representative.
Banson NYC will be offering two weeks of their traditional camp introducing students to different careers in the industry and they have added two more weeks of specialty camps - one in Styling and one in Fashion Design.
Students from around the globe come to Barnard College to pursue their passions in a rigorous, academic setting. With five distinct programs to choose from, ranging from entrepreneurship to dance, you have the unique opportunity to explore an area of interest on a deeper level through both in-class discussions and city exploration. As part of the learning experience at Barnard, you will get a taste of both college life and the Big Apple!
Bay Path's no-residency MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing is designed to help aspiring writers turn their personal story into publishable prose. Created for women and men at all stages of their writing careers, the program allows students to study online with faculty mentors in a way that bends to the shape of their lives.
Our award-winning MFA faculty are accomplished memoirists, journalists, food and travel writers, editors, and publishers with a wealth of real-world expertise. Work with a New York Times bestselling memoirist on the memoir you’ve always wanted to write. Discover your inner journalist with an international human rights reporter and author. Write about the life of the spirit with a recent winner of the Best American Spiritual Writing Award. Take a class in food writing with a popular food writer and National Public Radio personality. Explore the excitement of travel writing with a veteran lifestyle magazine editor and writer.
Binghamton Summer College (BSC) provides an early college experience for academically talented students who have completed their sophomore or junior year. The program will give students a taste of the college experience. They will join an engaged group of students for a one- or two-week program in which they will learn from scholars, researchers and faculty who are making an impact on the world.
Blue Tree Camp is designed to be a creative summer academic program for girls where our students have a safe and wonderful home to grow and learn. Our classes are designed to give girls a chance to stretch themselves, and to learn and grow at their own pace. Blue Tree is an all girl summer camp that is open to rising 7th-12th grade girls. We will offer one two-week session and is open to both day and residential students. Girls choose two classes to study during the two-week session. They love the staff, the teachers, their new friends, the whole experience. Most students choose to board on campus, but day students benefit fully from the program as they are welcome to stay through dinner and evening activities.
The Boston University School of Visual Arts’ Summer Institute offers high school students (ages 15–18) an intensive four-week visual arts program designed to help students build exceptional portfolios. Whether preparing portfolios for college admission or simply working to improve technical abilities, students are introduced to a full range of materials and methods used in professional artistic practice.
In addition to classes and studio time, students visit and study works of art in area museums, participate in special workshops, and experience life as a Boston University student. Students earn three college credits at the program’s completion, and leave the program with photographs of their work ready to be included in their portfolios.
VASI takes place at the Boston University College of Fine Arts, located on the Charles River Campus. The VASI faculty consists of faculty members and alumni of the School of Visual Arts who are committed artists and exceptional teachers.
We provide you with the opportunity to explore academic and artistic pursuits with prestigious Brandeis University faculty who share your commitment to improving the world. We offer you an environment rich with challenge and inspiration, where self-expression is encouraged and welcomed.
You will also benefit from the invaluable opportunity to meet young people from different backgrounds, different cultures, and different practices, and to learn about—and from—one another.
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.
The California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) is a rigorous pre-professional training program in the visual and performing arts, creative writing, animation, and film for talented artists of high school age. CSSSA provides a supportive environment in which students hone acquired skills and explore new techniques and ideas for an intense and exciting learning experience. The School was created by the California Legislature, held its first session in 1987 and will conduct its 32nd session in 2018. Its purpose is to provide a training ground for future artists who wish to pursue careers in the arts and entertainment industries in California. The California State Summer School for the Arts is a state agency funded through a unique public-private partnership.
Students apply for the opportunity to study in one of the School’s seven departments. They may receive 3 units of California State University elective credit for successful participation.
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Camp 4 Scholars is open to both rising seniors and juniors. The program uses the disciplines of Neuroscience, History, English Composition and the Visual Arts to develop critical thinking, reading, writing, and oral presentation skills. Students are introduced to college-campus culture and to life in the dormitory. During the program, students also attend workshops and receive individual counseling on the college admissions process.
We are delighted to share with you our special mix of joyful music making, summer camp fun, and lasting friendships, which we in the Saltman family have been happily providing to bright young musicians from all over the world since 1950. We embrace classical, jazz, rock, pop, Broadway and contemporary musical styles, all under the guidance of our professional staff, in the beautiful, inspirational surroundings of our 67-acre wooded campus on the picturesque shores of Stearns Pond in Sweden, Maine.
We are the country’s premier culinary arts summer camp. Located in the heart of NYC, we have day and residential programs designed to bring students together in a safe supportive environment. Our program includes first-class instruction and lots of exploration of the City as well. With numerous demos, special guests, and lots of time cooking a multitude of recipes, this program has it all. All you need is a love of food and we have got the rest! All skill levels accepted!
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Are you going to be a junior or senior in high school? If so, consider spending the summer in one of our Summer Pre-College Programs:
Advanced Placement/Early Admission (AP/EA), Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, Music, National High School Game Academy
Centenary Summer Scholars feature pre-college summer programs for rising 8th through 12th grade students. Located in Hackettstown, New Jersey, Centenary University provides a fun and creative learning space in which students can make the most of our wonderful resources. Our majors are a great way to experience the University environment. This year we have added a new major – Studio Art – for those students who want to learn more and develop their portfolios, to go with last year’s new course AP Biology/Pre-Med which is for students who are interested in a science or medical career as well as for students who have taken one of our science programs in previous summers.
To know is not enough. No approach to education is better geared to meet the challenges ahead than the Hampshire model: experience-based, learner-centered, inquiry-driven. Hampshire is extreme sports for the mind.
Each June and July Hampshire College offers a variety of summer academic programs designed to reflect our academic philosophy by linking critical engagement to experience-based education. Our programs support diverse learning communities: undergraduates, pre-college students, graduate students, professionals, practitioners, and life-long learners. Immersive, rigorous, challenging, and fun, these programs delve deeply into their given topic or subject matter.
CC’s Summer Session stands out among liberal arts colleges because our unique Block Plan creates a vibrant academic community year-round, including in the summer. CC undergraduates and visiting undergraduates from other schools have the opportunity to participate in courses during Block A, Block B, or Block A and B. CC also provides the option of on-campus or off-campus summer blocks. We also invite ambitious rising high school juniors and seniors to participate in specific undergraduate blocks, or in our specially designed Pre-College Block.
Cornell University Summer College offers academically motivated high school students the chance to experience college life at a great Ivy League university, take regular college classes with Cornell faculty, earn college credit and a Cornell transcript, prep for college applications, and make friends from around the world, all in a beautiful setting.
For Art Students: Imagine a distraction-free setting — as “off the grid” as can be. Quiet spaces, plein-air adventures, an opportunity to abandon oneself in an artistically enriching environment, sans all the outside interruptions of the normal daily grind. Students will be able to focus on their drawing skills and talents and get back to basics in the purest way possible. We will provide the tools needed to do it.
Each day, students will participate in three painting and drawing sessions guided by our program artists and local guest artists. Some of these sessions will occur on the castle property, others will be held during field trips and excursions. Peer and faculty critique sessions occur regularly. Students will work towards the goal of a final exhibition, when we will welcome the community to see the fruits of our labors!
For French Students: Dive head-long into another world, where opportunities to speak and think in the target language are your greatest goals. You will gather with your teacher in the morning to set your course for the day, and then off you’ll go to put these valued skills to use! Whether visiting the village of Renoir, navigating the city of Troyes, engaging with locals in Mussy-sur-Seine, you are sure to have an authentic learning experience.
embARC is a four week summer design program at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds to explore architecture, urban design and sustainable city planning through integrated components: an Architecture + Urban Design Studio, a Sustainable City Planning Workshop, a Digital Design Workshop, an Environmental Design Conversation Series and a Community Build project.
Pre-College offers challenging one-, three- and five-week summer programs for high school students.
Programs are intensive, fun, and designed to teach students competitive, practical skills in one academic area of communication and the arts. As a Pre-College student, you can look forward to achieving: - Basic knowledge of current industry practices and requirements - Portfolio or audition materials for your college applications - Skills in project presentations, debating, and research (Journalism and Political Communication Institutes)
The arts contribute greatly to campus life. From studio art classes, to photography, film & video, and advanced acting tutorials, every Deerfield student participates in the arts. Whether it's music, dance, or design, students gain energy and essential skills from the arts at Deerfield.
Designed for the student who wants to deepen their understanding of the fashion and the design industries, our immersive summer programs range from three days to three weeks in classes, workshops, and presentations led by industry leaders and faculty. Networking begins here.
Fir Acres is a two-week residential summer creative writing program for talented 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. 60 high school students from across the country gather on the campus of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR to study and write with published, thoughtful, and dynamic authors. Students will generate their own fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.
The Power of YOU: Foresight Prep @ Oberlin is an intensive, pre-college institute for high school students passionate about social equity and the environment. We facilitate hands-on seminars designed to empower motivated high school students to take action on urgent issues, and a year-round network connecting alumni with real world changemakers.
High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts.
Top-tier faculty guide, inspire and empower students through immersive programs that connect academic experience with real-world practice.
Our summer programs are intensive and exciting, allowing students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. They are academically-challenging courses that integrate lectures and seminars with exploration of area organizations.
Pre-College also offers a transformative introduction to college life. Students develop confidence in their ability to become part of a new community, participating in recreational and social activities while making friends with peers from around the world.
Students choose among three introductory college-level courses (Art History, Business Fundamentals, and International Relations & Politics). All courses last four weeks and are designed to provide a glimpse into the rigors of a college course. All professors teach at American colleges and universities and have been selected based on their impressive research profiles and pedagogical expertise. You will study with the best! Additionally, all students take conversational German to improve (or gain) the ability to communicate effectively in everyday situations. In the afternoon, students choose among various recreational classes (each lasting two weeks). An intensive 2.5 day ‚college boot camp‘ with Admissions Guru Janet Stark will give students the confidence and competence to figure out where they might want to go to college and why, and equip them with the knowledge to optimize their chances of getting there. A 3-day Berlin trip tops off the summer of a lifetime at GGE Summer School!
The focus of the five-week intensive is on storytelling and developing the skill sets necessary to translate the written page onto the screen. this is the backbone of our program, in which every student produces and directs their own 4-6 minute finished project. along the way, we will cover the technical aspects necessary to produce a final film - everything from operating cameras, to setting up lights and capturing sound.
At the heart of the online program are writing labs, which meet every day, Monday-Friday, from 1:30-3:30pm EST. This will be ten total hours of live, interactive instruction with a cohort of 6-10 passionate writers from around the world. Labs will be synchronous, dynamic and participatory. Young writers will explore forms, subjects, styles, and modes of writing in addition to giving and receiving feedback with peers. The work will be complex and at a college level, allowing participants to dive deeper into explorations of writing as they develop their own work.
Maine Media is one of the longest running workshops programs in the U.S. today, and attracts people from all over the world to attend its programs. Our winter and spring (January through June) workshops are online now, and throughout the month of December we’ll be adding the summer and fall courses.
The Advanced Placement Summer Institute is a program that offers high school teachers the opportunity to improve their skills through short workshop courses, offered for graduate credit or audit.
While our courses focus on curricular and pedagogical development and review of Advanced Placement course and exam material for new and experienced teachers, the opportunity to connect with fellow educators offered by the Institute is equally valuable. As a participant, you will discuss and share teaching methods and materials, all while gaining graduate credit and/or personal development hours.
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 NYC, socialize with fellow 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.
This summer, experience one of the most challenging and rewarding opportunities for young artists and designers. Learn from MICA's expert faculty, visit working artists, earn college credit, and build an application portfolio that stands out. Students get to explore Baltimore and travel to cities such as New York and Washington while making art with other creative-minded students from all over the world.
Choose from two-week, three-week, or five-week sessions to fit your summer schedule.
The Theatre Collaborative @ Massasoit is a summer repertory theatre program, geared towards offering a pre-professional theatre experience to young artists. The 5-week program is designed to invite students from the surrounding communities into a collaborative environment where they can work alongside professional mentors to explore acting technique, music, and movement. It will also help hone their artistic skills through a series of workshops and repertory theatre experience.
Mercersburg Summer STEAM Camp takes students to the front lines of the Maker revolution as they learn by doing. Engineering, programming, 3D printing, textiles, and metal fabrication are all featured in this 5-day immersion into the essentials of Making in the 21st century. There is also the Performing Arts Intensive and the Young Writers Camp.
The Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically-talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intense, two-week program in which they do the following: - Participate in challenging, immersive academic modules centered on a specific topic or area of interest. - Learn alongside our leading faculty and professional experts. - Reside in a "living-learning" community with other Summer Scholars participants and get a real preview of college life - live in a residence hall, eat in our award-winning dining halls, and enjoy campus facilities such as our Recreational Sports Center and Goggin Ice Center. - Attend special workshops on topics such as the college admission process and financial assistance. Get an insider's look at the college application process — learn about ACT/SAT test preparation, how to find the right college fit, how to write the best college essay, as well as get an introduction to financial aid and scholarships.
Our summer camps are like no other in the world. Whether 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; Walt Disney World® Resort, FL; 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!
New York Times Student Journeys offers educational travel programs for high school students. Our portfolio visits destinations The Times has covered, where students can benefit from our special understanding and insider’s view as they explore themes and topics associated with Times coverage of local issues. Operating each of our Journeys is Putney Student Travel. Putney is as passionate about educational travel as The New York Times is about education. This collaboration combines the Times’s expertise in adding perspective to places and events with Putney’s long history of designing educational travel programs to present a range of experiences like no other. Students can expect a collaborative group experience focused on each program’s theme. Group leaders and a New York Times expert will guide students as they choose a culminating project related to the theme of the program, prepare it and present it to their peers at the end of the program.
Our NYC Summer Academy gives intellectually curious high school students the opportunity to live and learn in New York City while studying topics in journalism, media, technology, arts, culture, sports, fashion, business, science and more. Each two-week course draws on the expertise and unrivaled access of The New York Times and encourages students to take their learning beyond the classroom and into the real world.
Our Theatre Arts Division is an immersive, hands-on exploration into stage performance and production. A rigorous combination of classes and rehearsals provide students with a challenging and inspiring learning environment every day for 5 weeks. Working with professional theatre practitioners from around the country, students receive extraordinary training in a collaborative and supportive environment.
The Northwestern Debate Institute is an unequaled living-learning experience for high school debaters. The institute will provide an intensive and comprehensive summer debate experience that will prepare debaters for next season and beyond. Northwestern University’s Debate Team has an unparalleled record of success based on the foundations, fundamentals and techniques taught at the Northwestern Debate Institute. Learn the debate principles that have led to 15 NDT championships, 16 final round appearances, 6 top speakers – a record of success unmatched in college debate. Come join our program for rising Sophomore, Juniors and Seniors to learn with and debate against the best competition in the country. Alumni of the Northwestern Debate Institute have gone on to win every major high school tournament.
Our core labs provide a discipline specific foundation of elements that include: Acting on Camera, Production, and Screenwriting. Built on a foundation of practical application and interdisciplinary collaboration, students are exposed to great works of cinema that inform and enrich their final productions.
NYU’s varied array of high school programs offer flexibility and options that can be tailored to your individual needs and schedule. Most programs are offered during the summer, but there are options for weekend workshops during the fall and spring. Application processes, requirements and deadlines are varied; as are housing and financial aid offerings.
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Every summer, high school to graduate students participate in NYU’s varied and exciting music and performing arts programs. Their programs vary from several instrumental performance programs including brass, Broadway percussion, improvisational jazz and piano, to vocal performance, music business and music technology.
Each year the Conservatory of Music offers a series of music and voice programs during the summer months. We offer excellent opportunities for high school and college students, teachers, accomplished amateurs, and professionals who want to expand repertoire, improve technique, teaching, and performance skills, and who generally enjoy making and performing music in a supportive and collegial environment.
Immerse yourself in a dynamic, creative environment with other students who are passionate about art and design. This summer, build and develop your creative and artistic skills while exploring a specific medium or aspect of art and design.
This intensive, four-week, pre-college program is for individuals 15 and older who wish to study at one of the top art and design colleges in the country. Serious young artists seeking to strengthen and enhance their art and design skills, as well as students with limited art training, are invited to participate.
Welcome to the Oxbow Summer Art Camp, a unique experience for students age 14-16 who love art. At Oxbow, we don’t do busy craft projects. Our art-immersion program encourages the exploration of each student’s creativity and vision. We provide campers exceptional instruction in the fundamentals of a variety of mediums. Students then have the opportunity to design and create their own projects. Campers benefit from the Oxbow philosophy that there is no limit to what they can create given an environment of high-level instruction, encouragement, and support. Campers return home with concrete evidence of their progress and the realization that they are capable of making great art.
We offer over 200 courses, many of which aren’t available in school, and all of which are taught by university experts and industry professionals. Our most popular courses include Medicine, Law, Business, and Psychology - but you can read descriptions of all them on this page.
On our four-week programs, students choose two subjects, a major and a minor in the UK and Europe; a major and a workshop in America. The major meets for three-and-a-half hours, six mornings per week. The minor and the workshop meet for two hours, three afternoons per week.
On our one-week summer programs, students choose one major subject per week, and a different minor for each day. On our one-week spring programs, students choose one major subject, and undertake a wide range of social, experiential, and academic extracurricular activities every afternoon.
Our mission is to provide the most exceptional study abroad experiences in the world, including our award-winning summer schools in Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews and Imperial London. Every summer, students from all around the world join us for our award-winning academic and cultural enrichment programmes, while Gap Year, University Foundation and other outstanding programmes are available all year round. We are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK, and are two-time winners of the Queen's Award.
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The Penn State Honors Music Institute is an intensive, weeklong immersion in the art of music making for talented high school students. As one of the most exciting summer music camps of 2018, specific areas of study include chamber choir, jazz ensemble, piano and wind ensemble. Students entering ninth grade in the fall of 2018 through students who will graduate in the spring of 2018 are eligible to audition.
PreCollege programs provide high school students with rigorous college level art, design and creative thinking courses, modeled after Pratt Institute’s undergraduate offerings. Classes are taught by Pratt faculty who are committed to sharing their expertise in the fields of art and design. Students enrolled in credit bearing PreCollege classes receive elective credits accepted at Pratt and most colleges and universities.
Wesleyan University offers an intensive Summer Session in which students can complete semester-long courses in only five weeks; courses are offered in June and July. Wesleyan Summer Session is open to students who feel they have the academic qualifications and stamina to complete intellectually challenging courses in a compressed schedule. Featured courses include Intensives in Biology, Chemistry, and Writing.
The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison is an energizing 8-day program for motivated high school students (rising juniors and seniors) who love to write. For over 20 years, the Reynolds Workshop has brought together young writers who are passionate about writing and eager to connect to a close-knit community of writing friends. The workshop is held each June on the beautiful campus of Denison University, a leading liberal arts college, in the village of Granville, Ohio.
Leadership, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship. This immersion will focus on entrepreneurial thinking and leadership in creative environments to provide a greater understanding of the tools that every innovative organization needs to succeed. Through a series of collaborative exercises, including leadership visioning, entrepreneurial idea generation, and experimental market research, you will learn to apply a variety of design thinking skills, mindsets, and strategies for working in and managing creative businesses – and for starting new ones. Sample topics include how to frame and re-frame problems, how to challenge assumptions, how to work in creative teams, how to generate and test creative ideas, and how to tell a compelling story through a verbal and visual pitch presentation.
Ringling College’s Summer Teen Studios ONLINE presents students with fun, educational opportunities to develop their unique style, expand critical thinking skills, and explore new and proven art techniques. Students will find inspiration and outstanding instruction in a variety of studio and digital art classes. Take one class or focus on building skills in a variety of courses. Students of all skill levels are welcome!
At SAI we are proud to provide superior academic, living, social and cultural experiences that allow students to enjoy their time abroad, while nurturing their talents and challenging their minds. SAI students experience a blended educational and cultural environment that stresses academic integrity, high impact learning, leadership development and global awareness. The result is uniquely enhanced knowledge and skills for students preparing to enter the working world, pursuing graduate school, or seeking professional development. Students, parents, and faculty alike can relax knowing that our students are in great hands. We pair our exceptional academic offerings with robust services.
Consider the idea that architecture, art, and design can spark change. These fields give you the skills to develop projects that radically alter the way people understand complex issues, bring communities together, and transform the built environment.
Whether you aspire to be a professional designer, artist, or architect or you are interested in exploring how the design process can enrich your interests in other fields of study, there's no better place for you this summer than the WashU Architecture, Art, & Design Pre-College Programs!
Both our Architecture Discovery Program and Portfolio Plus Program offer rigorous instruction that prepares you for college-level work. Our programs are recommended for rising juniors and seniors in high school.
SCAD Summer Seminars offer workshops for high school students who have completed their freshman, sophomore or junior years. (Secondary school students ages 14-19 are able to participate in SCAD Summer Seminars Hong Kong.) Students gain valuable educational experience while developing their creative vision through exciting art and design assignments and projects.
Students attend workshops and have an all-access pass to the university’s extensive facilities, resources and libraries. Workshops may include demonstrations, lectures, studio work and local field trips, and are taught by SCAD professors, alumni or select graduate students. To provide maximum individual attention and collaborative interaction between students and instructors, class size is small, with generally 20 or fewer students in each workshop. Organized daily social and cultural activities create an authentic experience of life as a SCAD student in the city.
The Skidmore Summer Studio Art Program (SSAP) features opportunities designed for college students, gifted high school students, and studio art teachers. SSAP brings together a diverse and multifaceted group of talented and focused students with accomplished and nationally recognized visiting artists and faculty, all working together in the outstanding Saisselin Art Building facilities. Exceptional studio art courses, workshops, lectures, and special events combine to create a veritable hothouse of creative energy and artistic production. Come join us!
At Snow Farm, you're not a student, you're an artist.
Snow Farm is the perfect place to develop your artistic techniques while you also build lifelong relationships with people who share your interests.
With small classes, six hours of instruction a day, passionate instructors, and professionally-equipped studios, Snow Farm is a creative community. Some people arrive with specific goals and projects in mind, and others want to explore and enjoy some learning that stands apart from the usual rigors of their academic school year. No matter what they walk in the door with, our participants leave with an unforgettable experience, lasting friendships, and real skills
Spoleto Study Abroad Summer Session is a hands-on immersion program in the arts and humanities for high school students, ages 15-19, interested in the following subjects: chamber music, vocal music, drama, photography, screenwriting, creative writing,
vocal music, photography, visual arts, and screenwriting.
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies produces an array of programs for academically talented young students everywhere. Our programs are available online and in-person, during the summer and year-round, and feature broad exploration or intense study in a single subject.
Pre-College is a fun and affordable way for high school sophomores, juniors, seniors or entering college freshmen to study art and design at the college level and get connected with Boston’s art and design scene. This 5-week summer program gives you a taste of the visual arts basics that all artists and designers must know–drawing, two- and three-dimensional design, painting and more. We’ll also explore some of the city’s museums and galleries, and you’ll get a chance to visit the studios of practicing artists and designers to see how they are making a living with their art.
The Summer at BAA Dance Program offers a professional training experience designed for students ages 12-18. Founded by Boston Arts Academy’s Dance Department Co-Chair and Artistic Director William McLaughlin, the program provides students with a rigorous, nurturing and artistically challenging experience. This program emphasizes a holistic approach to training young dancers, focusing on both the technical aspects, as well as expressive qualities of dance. The Summer at BAA Dance Program 2017 offers two separate tracks for aspiring dancers: Young Dancers Program and Pre-Professional Teen Program.
Summer Film at BAA offers an immersive exploratory experience for students ages 12-18, that takes them through the entire filmmaking process. The goal of this program is to enlighten, enhance, inform, communicate, entertain and celebrate our cultures through film. Now in its second year, Artistic Director John ADEkoje’s program emphasizes the whole student: creativity, technique, mindfulness, and curiosity. Over the course of two weeks, students create their own films by designing, shooting and editing their personal artistic work. All projects will be shown at a film festival at Boston Arts Academy.
The Summer at BAA STEAM Program offers a cross-disciplinary experience for students ages 12-18, where students can investigate, create, and prototype a future world. Led by Boston Arts Academy’s STEAM Lab Director Dr. Nettrice Gaskins, the unique and multifaceted program provides a dedicated space for hands-on projects — coding, 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-aided design and wearable technology — as part of an 8-day STEAM workshop. No experience is necessary and all students will participate in a final showcase of their work, presented at Boston Arts Academy.
Future Worlds focuses on the technical aspects, as well as expressive artistic qualities of computer technology. Student participants will experience training in design, fabrication and wearable media such as the use of small computers called microcontrollers, sensors and conductive paint and have the opportunity to explore the unknown, the unfamiliar, and the untested.
In addition to hosting two summer camps and music programs at the Conservatory, Rivers offers Summer Academic Programs that give high-achieving students a place to pursue advanced coursework that prepares them for the challenges of the coming academic year.
Summer at St. Andrews is an affordable and exciting academic program for students from across the country and around the world. We offer the best summer academic camps because they are designed to foster personal development through academic study and shared experience. Our outstanding array of courses is unique. We accept students who are currently in grades 7-11 (rising 8th – 12th graders in summer 2015). Our academic camps are a great way to experience College life while at the same time making new friends.
The Tufts College Experience is designed to reflect the typical experience a Tufts student might have during their Freshman year of college. Students have the opportunity to build their own course schedule to meet their summer learning objectives! Our program balances the rigorous academic courses, most taught by real Tufts faculty, with expert-led workshops, and field trips designed to take advantage of the Boston area.
Discover the awesome course opportunities for high school students this summer at the University of Chicago. Within a supportive campus community, students from all over the globe are exposed to diverse ideas in classrooms taught by world-class faculty and instructors. In the classroom, students are given the chance to take intellectual risks, dive more deeply into subject matter, and discuss questions that go beyond the realm of their high school curriculum.
igh School Summer Institutes combine traditional undergraduate class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures, and small group activities in order for students to gain valuable academic and career experience
Through our High School Summer Scholars Program, students have the opportunity to enroll in courses for credit and study alongside undergraduates. Students select from a broad range of stimulating introductory courses in the humanities, math, sciences, and social sciences. High School Summer Scholars live on campus in one of our top-ranked, air-conditioned residence halls. In addition to coursework, students participate in specialized seminars, academic support groups, and a variety of weekend and evening social events.
The focus of the Five-Week Intensive is on storytelling and developing the skill sets necessary to translate the written page onto the screen. This is the backbone of our program, in which every student produces and directs their own 4-6 minute finished project. Along the way, we will cover the technical aspects necessary to produce a final film - everything from operating cameras, to setting up lights and capturing sound.
Summerfuel programs are personalized adventures for students seeking a summer experience like no other. All of our pre-college, study abroad, Spanish language immersion, social entrepreneurship, college admissions prep, and visual media programs are designed to broaden academic and personal horizons. Founded in 1984 with the goal of facilitating global understanding for high school students through unique educational summer programs, we continue to offer programs that emphasize cultural engagement, travel, exploration, recreation, language study, academic enrichment, social engagement, responsibility, independence and personal growth.
Summer Studios is an intensive four-week program for the young artist who is serious about his or her work. Students from around the world come together to experience MassArt and the environment of a higher education institution in the visual arts.
We are your Swiss Alliance of Hospitality Management Schools. We look after 5 schools spread over 7 beautiful campuses in Switzerland, with a student body made up of 111 nationalities and 6,500 students. Each school benefits from a unique location and educational experience and, with a tailored hospitality education, your 5-star educational experience starts here!
For over 50 years, Syracuse University Summer College has been giving high school students the opportunity to explore their artistic, intellectual, and professional passions while experiencing college life. Our 36 different 2, 3, 4, and 6-week programs reflect the richness and diversity of the majors and minors at Syracuse University.
The Visual Studies Academy integrates a morning academic course and an afternoon studio art workshop, giving students the opportunity to earn college credit, create inspiring artwork, and access excellent faculty and facilities. This interdisciplinary approach allows students to develop skills as makers and critical thinkers, and prepares them for future success in college and beyond.
Youth Cultures. This course addresses questions associated with coming of age in the United States and across the globe.
Career Explorations offers students a short, intensive and engaging introduction to architecture. As high schoolers consider careers, they may not yet have been exposed to the unique blend of visual orientation, creative process, academic investigation and professional training that forms an architectural education. Students will spend three weeks exploring the ideas, methods, and issues of architecture with Tulane professors and local practicing architects. Lectures, studio time, digital workshops, field trips, discussions, and critiques will be supplemented by regular design exercises to be completed outside class time.
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The following departments are offering courses for summer enrollment: Biological Sciences, English, Foreign Languages (placement test required if the language has been taken previously, beginning a new language does not require a test. See below for a list of languages offered), Anthropology, History, Math, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Physical Science and Humanities courses in Art/Music/Art History/Theater/Creative Writing.
The 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.
Summer Scholars participants spend two intense weeks in one of 21 exciting programs of study. We keep the classes small and personal attention from Notre Dame faculty high. The coursework is a true preview of college academics—it is both rigorous and rewarding, and students earn one college credit upon the completion of a program track. Students collaborate on coursework outside designated class times, as they would in any college setting. There is also ample time to enjoy the social facets of college life, especially those unique to Notre Dame.
Excellence is the hallmark of the School of Music. Located near the coastal and mountain regions of Maine in the heart of Maine's population center, the School of Music is a dynamic hub of artistic and educational activity. Students benefit from having the vibrant greater Portland arts scene at our doorstep, and we've achieved nearly 100% placement of our music education graduates.
USC Summer Programs extends a tradition of excellence to outstanding high school students through unique 4 and 2 week summer courses. Accepted students to the USC Summer Programs will balance academic and campus life as they prepare for college in the nation’s entertainment center – Los Angeles, California.
The Dance Institute gives high school students a real glimpse into the Wake Forest Dance Program. The week long program will give participants access to dance classes with Wake Forest faculty, where high school students will experience a sampling of some of the classes offered within the dance program at Wake Forest. This program is designed for dancers that have had significant training and are upper- intermediate/advanced level dancers in ballet, modern or jazz dance. A limited number of spaces are available.
The Walden School Young Musicians Program provides an unparalleled creative summer experience for musically inclined students ages 9 to 18. Part school, part camp, and part festival, the program convenes each summer for five weeks in Dublin, NH. Through rigorous and innovative daily instruction, students hone their musical and creative skills within a supportive community of like-minded peers and mentors.
The Portfolio Plus Program invites high school students to take college-level art and design courses. You will spend your mornings learning the fundamentals of drawing and your afternoons pursuing a studio concentration of your choice: communication design, fashion design, or studio art. With guidance from Sam Fox School faculty, you will work throughout our intensive three-week program to develop strong portfolios for college admission. Studio work is rounded out by organized trips to museums, visits to artists' and designers' studios, and workshops.