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Summer Programs

CampNeuro and CampCardiac

Camp Cardiac and Camp Neuro are 1-week (Monday to Friday) summer day camps running daily from 8:30am to 4:00pm. Both camps are open to high school students (including Spring/Summer 2020 graduates) 15-18 years of age as of first day of assigned session and currently residing in the United States.

Application deadlines, tuition rates, and location details can be found here for CampCardiac and here for CampNeuro.

Spots are limited and filled on a rolling, first-come, first-serve basis. No payment is required to apply. Applications are now open.

QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program

QuestBridge is a nationally recognized nonprofit that helps high-achieving, low-income junior students reach their full potential. Through the College Prep Scholars Program, high school juniors can receive special awards that give them the knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to the nation's best colleges. The 42 college partners - including Stanford, Yale, and Duke - recognize College Prep Scholars as outstanding potential candidates for admission.

Awards may include a scholarship to a college summer program including travel, tuition and room & board. Laptops, campus visits, or test score fees. Click here for more information and application. Students also need a referal by their guidance counselor. Deadline to apply is March 24, 2020.

Student Conservation Leaders - Ohio River Foundation - Summer Program for High School Students

Ohio River Foundation (ORF) will offer Explorations in Conservation for high school students this June. Four 1-week sessions will be offered at three different locations, in June. Sessions run Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Participants will fish, hike, wade, sample, observe, and engage in restoration activities in our Ohio River Watershed, and develop their abilities in leadership, stewardship and conservation in the process. Students will end the week with improved science skills and a greater understanding of local and regional conservation issues.

Participation is open to students who will be entering 10th through 12th grade for the 2020-2021 school year.

Applications must be received online or by mail by March 30.

Applications and additional information are available here.

University of Toledo Pharmacy Camps

Established in 2001 the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers summer camps for high school students interested in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences.To be eligible to attend camp, applicants must have completed their freshman year of high school at the time of the camp and plan to be enrolled in high school for the 2020 -2021 school year.

Pharmacy Summer Camp is sponsored by Walgreens and supported by Rite Aid. We have so much to show you about this exciting profession with various hands-on, interactive activities. Pharmacy Summer Camp activities include pharmaceutical science and formulation labs, faculty presentations and activities, student discussions, and career panels. Campers spend free time at the UT Rec Center with enthusiastic camp counselors who are current UT Pharmacy students. They also explore UT's campuses and take a field trip off campus. See the Schedule of Events for more details.

The $400 summer camp fee includes all room and meal expenses and all scheduled camp activities. Students stay in a campus residence hall with camp counselors (one counselor for every 8 students). Participants are responsible for transportation to and from The University of Toledo.

Miami University Summer Scholars

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. Two sessions are available in July. Click here for more details and programs offered. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

Syracuse University Summer College

Syracuse University Summer College has been providing high school students with the unique opportunity to explore potential majors and careers while living the life a college student. Students learn about what college is like and, in the process, become more confident and excited for their future. Students are taught by University faculty and instructors and have access to campus resources like libraries and recreational facilities (gyms, tennis courts, sports fields, and pools). High school students can choose from more than 40 pre-college programs taught by Syracuse University faculty and staff. Programs vary in length from 1 – 6 weeks. Click here for more information and application. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

Ohio Business Week Entrepreneurship Camp

Ohio Business Week is the premier business and entrepreneurship camp where high school students tackle real world challenges while having a real college experience. Held July 12-18th on Ohio University’s campus. For more information & the application, go to the website here. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2020.

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. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

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.

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Find yourself at Stanford. Passionate about learning? Intellectually adventurous? Find programs and peers that share your interests at Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies. Onlin. On-Campus. Residential. Commuter. Summer. Year-Round. Click here to learn what programs are available and how to apply.

Rensselaer Summer Engineering Design Program

PREFACE is a two-week residential summer experience at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for talented high school sophomores and juniors (who will enter the 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2020), from groups that have been historically and traditionally underrepresented or underserved in science, engineering, and technological fields, and are interested in pursuing careers in engineering and technological professions.

The two-week PREFACE Program will be held Sunday, June 28, through Saturday, July 11, 2020. It will provide you with a first-hand view of what it’s like to be a college student, living and studying on Rensselaer’s campus. As a PREFACE participant, you will be mentored through the program by Rensselaer undergraduate students who have been trained as teaching resident assistants (TRAs). You will live with a PREFACE roommate in air-conditioned Barton Hall, Rensselaer’s newest residence hall, and eat in Russell Sage Dining Hall.

Click here for more information and application.

Boston University Pre-College Programs

Prepare for success in college at Boston University Summer Term. With five exciting and challenging high school summer programs to choose from, you can earn college credit, discover a new subject area, perform cutting-edge research in University labs, or immerse yourself in hands-on learning. Push yourself academically while experiencing college life, making new friends, and engaging in social activities around Boston and on campus. BU Summer Term offers you a choice of one-, two-, three-, and six-week programs, with options to live on campus, commute from home, or study online. We invite you to join other motivated teens from 50 states and 87 countries to experience this great introduction to college life and academics. Click here for more information.

Pratt Pre-College Programs

PreCollege programs support future artists, designers, and creative thinkers to develop their skills and creative voice. High school students engage in rigorous college-level courses, modeled after Pratt Institute’s undergraduate offerings and 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 other colleges and universities. Click here to learn more.

The Ohio Society of CPA's

Are you interested in business, finance or accounting? Have you ever thought about owning your own business or working for a Fortune company? If you are an underrepresented high school student and want to learn more about careers in accounting and business, click here and apply now. June 21-26, 2020. All expenses are paid. The application period is now open and will close March 31, 2020.

NYU Precollege

Get a taste of college life by taking courses in New York City. NYU Precollege give rising juniors and seniors the unparalleled opportunity to spend their summer on NYU's campus in the heart of Manhattan. For six dynamic weeks, high schoolers can take college-level courses for credit, develop their essay-writing skills, and learn how to manage their time, all while experiencing what it's like to be an NYU student. Click here for a list of available programs and how to register.

University of Virginia Cornerstone Summer Institute

The Cornerstone Summer Institute is a week-long summer camp at the University of Virginia where high school students learn about slavery and its legacies by exploring the University, Charlottesville, and area landmarks. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until APRIL 1, 2020. Some financial aid is available for students with demonstrated need. To find the application and learn more click here.

Columbus College of Art & Design

If you’re a high school student in grades 10-12 considering a future in art and design, College Preview at Columbus College of Art & Design will make your decision clear—and earn you three college credits. You'll select a program and participate in classes, workshops, and activities taught by talented CCAD faculty.

In and out of the classroom, you'll have opportunities to meet and collaborate with other emerging artist and designers from all across the country. You'll live in one of our residence halls and experience campus and the Columbus community—just like a full-time student.

Click here for a list of programs, dates, cost and applications.

Tyler Art + Architecture Pre-College & Continuing Education

The Tyler Environmental Design Institute welcomes 10th, 11th and 12th-grade students to explore careers within landscape architecture and horticulture in this hands-on program that incorporates science, design and sustainability. This immersive program utilizes the facilities on Temple's Main Campus in Philadelphia and the living laboratory of gardens and horticulture projects at Temple's Ambler Arboretum. Through design projects, visits by practicing professionals, an introduction to the latest computer-aided technologies and field trips to project sites, you’ll broaden your knowledge about the natural and built environment, advance your skills and discover creative career paths. No previous experience required. No class held on July 3rd. Click here for more information and registration.

University of Akron Summer Experience in Engineering

Are you or your student considering a career in engineering? Experience engineering at this week-long residential and day camp for girls in grades 9-12. This camp is designed to mirror a real-life college experience while exposing students to the different types of engineering.


SEE UA! camp at The University of Akron is an engaging one week residential and day summer camp for girls entering the 9-12 grades that immerses the girls into biomedical, civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering.

The day camp runs from June 15-19, 2020.

The residential camp runs from June 14-19, 2020.

Click here for more information and to register.

Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University Pre-College Summer Programs

Several summer programs are available at Tyler School of Art and Architecture. Click here for a full list of programs available. These programs are available to students entering grades 9-12.

Oxbridge Academic Programs

Oxbridge helps students discover the world's greatest classrooms

Their leading study abroad programs offer a uniquely comprehensive pre-college experience. Our students learn from top academics and industry professionals, live in some of the world's best universities, and immerse themselves in remarkable cultures. We also offer students the change to perfect a foreign language through our immersion programs in France and Spain. We are proud of our esteemed faculty, and list all their biographies. Every course uses the city like a classroom with true experiential learning that takes full advantage of the local museums, historical sites, laboratories, and guest speakers available.

Click here to learn more!

Western Kentucky University Summer Media Workshops

Western Kentucky University School of Media offers three dynamic workshops where students can spend five days immersed in their passion: broadcasting, film or photojournalism. Each course is taught by an experienced professional from the award-winning School of Media and will broaden the students’ awareness of their field in a fun, intensive and hands-on workshop. The workshops will be June 7th – 13th, 2020 on the beautiful Western Kentucky University campus located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Click here for more information.