Summer Programs 

Princeton Summer Journalism Program

PSJP is a free 10-day journalism program hosted at Princeton University for high-achieving, low-income high school juniors. Students learn reporting from celebrated journalists and are paired with a college counselor during their senior year. All expenses, including students’ travel costs to and from Princeton, are paid for by the program. Apply online here. Deadline to apply is February 17, 2020.

Lehigh University Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive

Learn how to think like an entrepreneur and recognize problems as opportunities. Expand your leadership potential and global network. Join a group of emerging leaders from 15+ countries around the world. Work with a diverse team to solve a real problem facing a company or organization. Click here for more information. Early application deadline is February 19, 2020.

The University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy

The dynamic world of health care plus the expertise of University of Pittsburgh academics and facilities. This educational mixture shapes a unique, academically rigorous, hands-on campus experience for students attending the Health Career Scholars Academy (UPHCSA) each summer. The Academy is often a springboard for future studies in medicine.Click here for more information. Application deadline is February 19, 2020.

Denison's Reynolds Young Writers Workshop

The Jonathan R. Reynolds Young Writers Workshop is an eight-day residential summer program in creative writing for current high school sophomores and juniors who love to write.  Aspiring high school writers receive one-on-one interaction with writers from The New Yorker, The Atlantic and SB Nation. Workshop dates are June 21-28, 2020. Application opens January 6, 2020 and deadline is March 1, 2020. Click here for more information.

University of Miami Summer Scholars Program

Choose from over 20 academic areas taught by UM's distinguished faculty and earn six college credits in three weeks or experience the two-week, non-credit programs. Programs run July 4th through July 24th.  More information, a list of programs, and application can be found here.

The Ohio State University Summer at Stone Lab

For more than 100 years, Stone Laboratory has been an invaluable asset in freshwater biology research, science education and outreach.

A freshwater fieldstation since 1895 and part of The Ohio State University since 1925, Stone Lab programs have introduced thousands – from elementary students to adults – to the basics of field-based biological science.

Professional researchers from all over the Midwest work here helping to solve the most pressing issues facing the Great Lakes, such as invasive species and toxic algal blooms.

Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island, the South Bass Island Lighthouse and Aquatic Visitors Center in Put-in-Bay bring hands-on science and education to everyone who visits.

Stone Lab offers 20 college-credit science courses each summer, covering biology, geology and natural resources, among other topics. One week, four week and six week programs are available. Scholarships are also available. Click here for more information. The application process is now open.

Ohio Northern University 2020 Summer Music Camp

Ohio Northern University’s Summer Music Camp is designed for students in grades seven-12 and provides many performing and educational opportunities. Campers register as vocal, band or string majors, with auditions held the first day of camp to determine chair and voice placement.

Campers will have the opportunity to perform in the symphonic band, symphonic choir, string orchestra, instrumental ensembles and jazz band, and they will be exposed to music theory, music technology, conducting, dance, piano classes and jazz improvisation. The symphonic choir, symphonic band and string orchestra rehearse throughout the week and perform during the Friday night concert. The small ensembles will perform on Thursday night.

For any questions, contact Sarah Waters at or 419-772-2704. Click here for fees and registration information.