Summer Programs

Many colleges and universities offer summer programs for students. For some it is an opportunity to get a taste of college life and earn college credits. For others it is an opportunity to get a more in depth look into a major students may be considering. Many of these programs are not only available to junior and senior students, but also to sophomores.

Aftab for Congress Campaign

Are you interested in working on a political campaign? Organizing your community? Would you like to help move southwest Ohio and the House of Representatives in a new direction? The Aftab for Congress campaign is seeking interns for immediate, summer, and fall opportunities. Visit for more information. Part time interns are needed starting immediately.

Miami University Summer Scholars Program

Miami's 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 intensive, two-week program on Miami’s campus exploring a topic of their choice alongside our leading faculty and professional experts. Participants who later choose to apply to Miami will also receive priority consideration for Miami merit scholarships and the University’s premier academic programs — the University Academic Scholars Program and the University Honors Program.

Blueprint Summer Programs

Over the past decade, pre-college programs have been popping up at a growing number of top-ranked colleges and universities. They offer students a chance to test-drive a college major while experiencing life on a college campus. The perfect way to get ready for college. Click here to see their list of over 100 colleges providing programs this summer. 

Belmont Abbey - Schola Summer Program

Schola offers a unique opportunity to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to spend an elevating and revitalizing week engaged in a rich schedule of academic, cultural, and recreational activities centered on lively seminars discussing several of the great books of the Western world.

While living on Belmont Abbey’s beautiful, historic campus in North Carolina, attendees will enjoy a balanced mix of reading, seminars, relaxation, and conviviality. Click here for more information.  . 

Duke University Summer Session

Earn college credit alongside academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students. 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 élite program designed to provide high school students with an academic and residential environment conducive to collegiate success. Click here for more information.

Ohio Dominican Summer Scholars Program

Are you a high school student who will graduate in 2019, 2020 or 2021, and has a passion for learning and trying new things? Attend ODU’s Summer Scholars Program and get a taste of college life! This five-day program consists of four daily classes, which includes in-class discussions and hands-on activities. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to choose a course track that matches your interests. Registration is limited to the first 75 respondents. Click here for more information. 

NYU Precollege Summer Program

Get a taste of college life by taking courses in New York City.  Click here for more information. 

University of Dayton Engineering The Future

Several summer opportunities in Engineering are available. Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young Men, Women in Engineering Summer Camp, and Summer Honors Engineering Camp. Click each link for more information about each opportunity.

Summer Filmmakers Workshop 

Help write the script, cast the production and serve as the production crew. Every Tuesday and Thursday, June 5 to June 28 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Located on Waycross Road, Forest Park. Click here for more information and registration. 

Roosevelt University Summer Programs

Roosevelt's RU Summer Session offers a flexible schedule that allows students to enjoy summer while earning the credits they need. From May through August, a variety of short- and long-term courses are available online and on our Chicago and Schaumburg campuses. Click here for more information. 

FIDM Summer Program

Experience fashion through the eyes of a college student in an immersive summer program! Hands-on workshops, practice fashion draping, learn fashion sketching, styling and event promotion and trend spotting and forecasting.Click here for more information and registration information. 

Ball State University - Design Works Summer Academy

Participants spend much of their time in the College of Architecture and Planning’s design studios, taking part in studio work. It’s a lot like our First-Year Program for Ball State freshmen in that it offers a taste of a wide range of design activities. There are some evening sessions as well, but evenings free of programmed activities allow you a chance to see what the rest of college life is like. Click here for complete details and registration information.

Tyler School of Art

2018 Pre-College Summer Programs at Temple University Tyler School of Art. Calling all students entering grades 9 to 12. Three sessions available. Click here for more information.

Experience America - Tech and Fashion Camps

Learn game development, robotics and coding in Tech Camps. Learn product development, visual communication and fashion design in Project Fashion. Experience America, along with the University of Washington and University of Southern California. Click here for more information. Financial aid is available.

Kettering University LITE - Lives Improve Through Engineering

This is a two week residential program at Kettering University which introduces girls who will complete the 11th grade by July 1, 2018 to what engineers do and how they improve people's lives by using math, science and technology. LITE includes exciting classes and labs tought by Kettering faculty and field trips to see firsthand what engineers do.  Click here for more information.

West Virginia University 2018 Summer Music Offerings

Several instrumental camps and a choral camp are available. Click here for more information.

IT Summer Camps

Spend 1 week at a local university and take a deep dive into an IT Career pathway of your choosing. Learn from local professors, explore local companies, and experience life on a local university to see which career may be right for you.

There are 2 available weeks for this summer's camps - 7/9-7/14 & 7/16-7/21. Each camp takes place at one of three college campuses - Xavier University, The University of Cincinnati, & Northern Kentucky University.

The cost to attend the camp is $300. For information on scholarships available please contact

Find more information as well as the application here. Please feel free to reference/use the following resources to get your students involved!

Xavier 3D Design

UC Data

NKU Informatics