*An informational binder of these programs is available in the Counseling Department.
Summer Study Abroad Programs
Washoe Academy Abroad
For Northern Nevada High School Students. A custom-made trip to several different countries for 18 days.
CIEE Global Navigator High School Summer Abroad
3 Program Types: Language & Culture, Service & Leadership, Global Discovery (Topic Programs)
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and currently enrolled in high school in freshman, sophomore, or junior year.
Contact: email@example.com or (866) 583-0332
Oxford Royale Academy
Study in Oxford, England! 2 or 4-week programs – Ages 8-25
More information: www.oxford-royale.co.uk
The University of Melbourne
Young Leaders Program for a week in July. Three North America Scholarships available for students aged 14-17. They are valued at $1420.00 each. The application period closes May.
Summer study for rising junior and senior high school students. Students take a 4 credit college course, Introduction to the Entrepreneurial Experience. This course combines classroom learning with workshops, guest lectures from innovative industry leaders, and visits to a wide range of entrepreneurial organizations. Application deadline is March 1.
More information: www.babson.edu/summerstudy
Summer for Success in July. A 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors & seniors who learn differently. The program is uniquely designed to help prepare students who learn differently for the transition to college. Each student and family will receive a personal "Awareness Overview" that is designed to help the student prepare for college study. Scholarships are available for students in need, a first-come-first-serve basis.
Summer Journalism Institute for High School Students. Two-week summer sessions.
Contact: (617) 370-8523
More information: www.combeyond.bu.edu/workshop/bu-summer-journalism-institute/
Boston University Pre-College Programs
Summer Programs offered: High School Honors, Research in Science & Engineering, Academic Immersion, Summer Challenge, Summer Preview
More information: www.bu.edu/summer/highschool
Boston University Academy of Media Production (AMP)
Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more.
More information: bu.edu/amp
California College of the Arts
Earn 3 units of college credit in 4 weeks, June-July. Applications open in January. The priority deadline for on-campus housing, need-based, & merit scholarships March 15.
More information: www.cca.edu/precollege
Case Western Reserve University
Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs in Cleveland, OH
More info: www.case.edu/summerprograms
Cornell University Summer College
Three and six-week programs offered between June and August in a wide variety of subjects, ranging from architecture, business, hospitality, and engineering to international relations, science, social change, and veterinary medicine - and many more.
More information: www.summercollege.cornell.edu
Summer session for high-school students.
Summer College – 4 weeks, credit-bearing program for students currently in 10th-12th grades in which they take undergraduate-level courses.
Summer Academy – 3-week program for students currently in 9th-12th grades in which they take a certificate course.
Accelerated STEM Academy – 1-week STEM-based program for students currently in 9th-12th grade that consists of a variety of hands-on labs, tours of Duke’s research facilities, faculty lectures and workshops.
More information: www.summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students
Summer high school programs for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Three programs: Summer Scholars, Pre-College Immersion, and BASE Camp (female students) July 7-19, 2019.
More information: www.fairfield.edu/highschool
Several opportunities for high school juniors and seniors. Subjects include; psychology, history, creative writing, piano, or information technology.
More info: https://www.gettysburg.edu
Harvard Crimson Summer Conferences
Notre Dame College
Pre-College programs for high-achieving students that offer a taste of college life, academics, and the Notre Dame community. Students earn one college credit upon completion of any of their programs. Three program types: Summer Scholars, Study Abroad and Leadership Seminars.
Notre Dame Force for Good Film Festival
Created to inspire students to use their cell phones as creative tools, the Force for Good Film Festival seeks submissions of five-minute videos with positive messages from high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Learn more on the Force for Good Facebook page and follow along on Twitter @NDForceForGood. Scholarship Prize: Winners will have their films screened at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame, and may be eligible to receive a full scholarship to the Notre Dame two-week residential Summer Scholars Program (Film Production Track) for either 2019 or 2020. Participants must apply and be admitted to the Summer Scholars Film Production track in order to receive the full tuition scholarship prize.
Application due in February
New York University
NYU Precollege gives rising Juniors and seniors the amazing opportunity to spend their summer on NYU's campus in the heart of Manhattan. For six exciting weeks, high schoolers can take college-level courses for credit, develop their essay-writing skills, and learn how to manage their time in college, all while experiencing what it's like to be an NYU student.
For scholarship consideration, students should apply early and no later than April 1.
In addition to NYU Precollege, students can choose from other high school programs offered at NYU. Students can explore subjects like music technology at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and STEM research at the Tandon School of Engineering, plus many more.
More information: www.nyu.edu/precollege and www.nyu.edu/highschool
Pratt Institute - Brooklyn Campus
Precollege courses for High School students. Architecture, Art, Design, Fashion, Creative Writing, and more.
Each summer, Pratt Institute's PreCollege program welcomes nearly 400 high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to our Brooklyn campus for nearly a month where they encounter life as an art and design college student. Upon completion of the program, students earn four elective college credits accepted at most colleges and universities.
Contact: (855) 551-7727
More information: www.pratt.edu/precollege
St. John's College Summer Academy
Revolution and Rebellion: Justice and Law
Freedom and Order: Creating Laws, Government, and Society
Beginnings: Inquiring into the Origins of Politics, Poetry, and Mathematics
The Beautiful and Sublime: Exploring Visual Forms in Art and Nature
Technology and Transcendence: Scientific Ambition and the Human Condition
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
More information: www.sjc.edu/summer-academy-2019
Stevens Institute of Technology - Hoboken, NJ
Many programs in cutting-edge fields of study. February priority deadline for the pre-college program.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (201) 216-5000, (201) 216-3683
More information: https://www.stevens.edu/admissions/pre-college-programs/available-pre-college-programs
TMCC Success First Summer Bridge Program
6-week program June-August. Benefits: Free College classes, textbooks, lunch, and tutoring. Earn college credits for coursework. Income-qualified students will earn an $800 award ($400 in the fall, $400 in the spring) for successful completion. Success Coach, Supplies and Priority Registration.
Qualifications: First Generation student; Must be available during the entire program duration of June – August; Income-qualified
Apply online at www.successfirst.tmcc.edu
Contact: (775) 673-8236
University of Alabama
UA Early College – High School students can earn up to 30 credit hours, online or on campus. Credits transfer to most colleges nationwide. Eligible for early housing selection and admission benefits when applying to the University of Alabama as a freshman. Option to live and study on campus during the summer (June or July).
Eligibility – High School sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a 3.0+ GPA
Contact: (205) 348-7083
More information: www.uaearlycollege.ua.edu
University of Delaware
Five weeks, credit-bearing college experience. The priority deadline is May 1. All applications submitted after May 1 will be reviewed as space is available.
More info: www.udel.edu/edge
University of Virginia
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. The camp provides rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with the opportunity to engage in historical investigation, archaeological excavation, and community engagement in order to learn and develop thinking skills that will prepare them for success in college and beyond.
Applications available on a rolling basis until April. Some financial aid is available.
More info: http://slavery.virginia.edu/cornerstone-summer-institute/
University of Wyoming Engineering Summer Program (ESP)
Week-long program in June for current high school juniors who will be seniors in the 2019-20 school year.
Contact: email@example.com or (307) 766-4236
USC Summer Programs, Los Angeles CA
4 week credit program June-July. 2 week non-credit program in late June.
More info: https://summerprograms.usc.edu/tuition/
Washington University in St. Louis
High School Scholars Program - Enroll in courses for credit and live on campus. 3 different summer sessions.
Eligibility - current sophomore or junior in high school. Minimum B+ (3.3/4.0) GPA. Combined SAT of at least 1200 or ACT of at least 25. TOEFL score of at least 90 for international applicants.
Willam & Mary College, National Institute of American History and Democracy
Pre-College Program in Early American History. Study options: HIST 217: Jamestown through the American Revolution. HIST 218: American Revolution through the Civil War.
Session 1: June- July. Session 2: July- August.
More info: www.wm.edu/niahd
Nevada Girls State
Girls State offers training in the processes of good citizenship as practiced in a democratic society. Each summer, approximately 20,000 enthusiastic young women participate in Girls State sessions across the nation. At Girls State, the "citizens" study City, County, and State government processes. They do this by setting up their own miniature City, County, and State governments. Then, they administer them according to the laws of their particular State.
All eligible young women who have submitted the required paperwork and fees are accepted.
$250 Registration Fee, $40 Materials Fee, $75 Bus Fee
Contact: NevadaGirlsState@gmail.com (775) 513-4681 or (775) 224-0073
More info: www.nevadagirlsstate.net
Nevada Boys State
Location: UNR campus
Application Deadline: April 30. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so apply early.
Cost: The only program cost is a $60 supply fee. Need-based waivers/grants are available.
More info: www.nevadaboysstate.org
Davidson THINK Institute
Davidson THINK Summer Institute (THINK) is a three-week-residential program for exceptionally gifted students, ages 13 to 16. Located on the University of Nevada, Reno, THINK offers students the opportunity to take two college courses taught by university faculty for college credit.
Contact: THINK@davidsongifted.org or (775) 852-3483 ext. 6
Lake Tahoe Music Camp
$550, Rolling Admissions
More info: https://www.unr.edu/ltmc/
Camp RYLA: Rotary Youth Leadership Awakening
A Youth Leadership Training Awakening for next year’s High School seniors and tomorrow's leaders. Attendance at RYLA is by scholarship only. All winners are selected and funded by their local Rotary Clubs.
Grizzly Creek Ranch near Portola, CA
Contact: Steve Singer (5190) 775-463-7648 – Angela Spease (5180) 916-897-4100
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
TMCC and the Institute of Reading Development
Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs. 5 weeks (once a week). Tuition $299, Materials Fee $39
Contact: (800) 964-8888
More info: http://tmcc.readingprograms.org/ad
Other Summer Programs
AMDA American Musical and Dramatic Academy
New York/College and Conservatory of Performing Arts in Los Angeles. Two-week sessions begin in June. An opportunity to study, train, rehearse, perform and live on AMDA’s New York City and Los Angeles campuses.
Contact: (800) 367-7908
More info: www.amda.edu
Lewis & Clark College
Fir Acres is a two-week residential summer creative writing program for talented 10th, 11th and 12th graders. “Write” in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Priority Application Deadline: January 1
University of Mississippi LOTT Leadership Institute
The goal of the program is for the student to develop leadership skills in young citizens and to prepare them for college. You can earn college credit. 4 day trip to Washington D.C. Only 20 students will be selected for each of the two terms this summer. A principal, guidance counselor, or Ole Miss recruiter must nominate a student in order for the student to receive an application.
One who is interested in leadership and public service.
Be an 11th grader in good academic standing and conduct. Have at least a 3.2 GPA
Have permission from their principal (indicated by the principal’s signature on the application.
Display evidence of commitment to others, whether in the form of community leadership, family/neighborhood responsibilities or volunteerism.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (662) 915-7621
James Lathrop & Wayne Capurro Memorial Internship Program in Wildlife Management
The Nevada Department of Wildlife’s Game Division is offering a full-time summer seasonal work opportunity through this internship program. For graduating seniors who aspire to attend college to pursue a degree in wildlife management or another conservation-related field of study.
Contact: Russell Woolstenhulme, email@example.com or (775) 688-1914
Volunteering and Jobs
Camp Staff for Country Clubs Camp Staff
IVGID Summer Job
Job Connect -- Rotary Club of Tahoe incline
- Hi, my name is Max Rock, I am a senior at Incline High School, and I am the creator of Job Connect. I am working with the Rotary Club of Tahoe-Incline to create work opportunities for people in the community to generate additional income by offering services such as yard and handyman work, painting, and child care to community members in a way that supports local families.At a time like this, it is more important than ever to demonstrate a strong sense of community. Job Connect is a convenient way to bring locals together while affording the opportunity to earn supplemental income, and on the flip side, get those household projects done. Job Connect creates pillars of support and helps the community back on its feet. Let’s connect! firstname.lastname@example.org
Renown Health High School Volunteer Program
- For High School students who will be starting their Sophomore, Junior and Senior year in the fall of 2019, ready to explore the medical field. Applications for Seniors will be routed to the adult volunteer program.
Contact: email@example.com or (775) 982-7124
Applications are available in the IHS Counseling Department.
Summer Yard Work
- Contact Joyce Bock at 775-240-5227