Summer and Enrichment Programs

Find below information regarding any summertime or enrichment programs that will benefit our students.

HACC (Harrisburg) is hosting an engineering summer program for high school students run by Johns Hopkins. The Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovation Summer (EI) Program is looking for motivated high school students interested in learning more about a career in engineering.  EI is the summer version of a freshman course offered to undecided engineering majors at JHU.  We have condensed the semester-long course into four weeks.  During the program, students complete lab activities in computer, chemical, electrical, computer, civil, mechanical engineering, materials science and robotics.  They also prepare a presentation in response to a Request for Proposal, learn about engineering economics, write a research paper, build a spaghetti bridge, and have the opportunity to earn college credit.

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Wentworth Institute of Technology located in Boston, MA will be offering a 4-week summer program from July 9 to August 3, 2018. Students interested in – Designing and Constructing a full-scale structure, Temporary art or temporary installation, creating a community based project, earning college credit, and the option to live on a college campus in Boston can learn more at

Boston University College of Communication is offering a summer experience July 9 through August 3, 2018 at Boston University’s Academy of Media Production. Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills, producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more. Application deadline is March 31, 2018. Program Information and application materials can be found at

Isenberg School of Management University of Massachusetts Amherst is excited to offer rising sophomore, junior, and senior high school and international students their two week Sport Leadership summer session from July 8, through July 21, 2018 located at the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management.

Ithaca College located in Ithaca, New York is offering is offering a One Week session, and a Three Week session, apply today at There is also an Ithaca Writers Institute and a Pre-College STEM Institute . For all summer programs applications must be received by May 15, 2018

New York University has a wide variety of summer programs to offer high school students, please visit for further information and applications.
NYU is also offering Precollege summer program for high school students,

Miami Univeristy  in Oxford, Ohio is offering academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors their Summer Scholars Program for a two week campus experience.

The College of William and Mary located in Williamsburg, Virginia is offering a Pre-College Summer Program In Early American History. Hosted by William & Mary and the National Institute of American History & Democracy. Choose from two courses of study, HIST 217: Jamestown through the American Revolution or HIST 218: Revolution through the Civil War. Visit the website at for more information and application forms.

The Catholic University of America is offering an exciting week long educational experience in business innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership, and ethics through the lens of the Catholic Social Doctrine at The Busch School Summer Business Institute. Rising juniors and seniors enjoy a taste of college life in Washington, DC this summer. The cost is only $300.00, all meals, housing and excursions included, (there is a $50.00 application fee). Application for the program can be found at

The University of Dayton is inviting rising juniors, seniors, and first year college students to a two week experience in the LEADERSHIP 101 program June 17th through the 29th. The application deadline is March 9, don’t delay!!

Susquehanna University has exciting opportunities available for students this summer. There are many programs being offered, don’t delay space is limited, applications are being accepted now!

The Southcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education (AHEC) and Mount Aloysius College are sponsoring a 16th Annual Health Careers Awareness Camp for students entering grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. The camp will be held on the campus of Saint Francis University July 8 – July 13, 2018. Students interested in obtaining further information are invited to visit the Trinity High School Guidance Office for applications. Space is limited to 20 students, apply early.

Rutgers Mason Gross Extension Division, the community arts division at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Middle and high school students can take dance, theater, visual arts, music, and film-making while getting to know Rutger’s faculty, students and the campus. please visit for more information.

John Carroll University  is offering a week-long Young Writers Workshop summer camp from July 29th to August 4th, 2018. Application for the workshop is due May 30, 2018. For more information about the  JCU YWW, please visit .

Adelphi University located in Garden City, NY offers students the opportunity to experience Adelphi’s personalized approach to education through their Pre-College Program.Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to spend two weeks living and learning on Adelphi’s beautiful campus. For more information on the many programs offered visit,

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising – (FIDM) located in four cities in CA is offering high school students three non-stop days to immerse in the hands-on workshops, learn from FIDM Instructors, meet industry professionals, and be inspired to express your style. For more information go to, FIDM.EDU/GO/3DF .

St. Francis University is sponsoring one week summer STEM academies. Find more information.


Millersville University will hold World Languages Camps. See more information.

Messiah College will host several opportunities:

Summer Camps will be held in June and July 2018.

Messiah College  is excited to offer three summer camps to enhance the students  current knowledge. Psychology Camp, Family & Consumer Science Camp, and Sustainability Camp will begin Sunday, June 24 and run through Thursday, June 28. Students will have the chance to learn in an experimental environment with faculty from the college while having the opportunity to experience college life. More information can be found at

Furman University 2018 Summer Scholars has an opportunity for rising high school seniors and juniors to participate in classes led by some of Furman’s favorite professors, live on campus, and get a taste of college life. Two sessions available, July 8-14 and  July 15-21. Application deadline is May 1,

University of Dayton is offering two Summer Programs for rising high school juniors, seniors and first-year college students. Entrepreneurship 101 – June 17-29 and Leadership 101 – June 17-29

University of Rochester is offering a one week Pre-College Program. Registration is now open for all 2018 sessions. Visit to learn more.

Saunders College of Business is proud to present the second annual Women Leading Business event on April 11! The event is open to high school women in grades 9-11 interested in business careers and learning what traits and skills make a successful leader.

DeSales University Summer Video would like to invite students with a graduation date of 2020 or prior to attend SVI. Students will be eligible to receive three college-level credits, upon success completion of the program which is June 18 through June 23, 2018. Visit the website.

Marist College is accepting applications for their Summer Pre-College Programs. Students are encouraged to enroll soon as space is limited. The Marist Summer Pre-College Programs provide rising high school seniors and juniors the opportunity to take a course in a field they are passionate about while getting the experience of college life. Students should visit their website.
The University of Alabama offers Summer on Campus at University of Alabama Early College 2018. Seniors graduating 2018 remain eligible for UAEC through the summer after graduation. Summer I Term (May 29 – June 28) – SOC Application Deadline is May 11, 2018. Summer II Term (July 5 – August 3) – SOC Application Deadline is June 18. Find more information online.

Marymount University is now accepting applications for their two-week cyber-security camp.  Find more information here.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Cook Summer Honors Program is now accepting applications.  This outstanding 2 week residential program includes a half-day program in an interdisciplinary Honors Core Course and a half-day in a program of your choosing, including bio-chemistry, business, English, electro-optics, math, nanochemistry, political communication, psychology, or WWII in America. Click for more details.

If you are interested do the following:

1. Report as soon as possible to the Main Guidance Office, 1st floor, to complete the “Permission to Release Transcript” request.

2. Complete the application in its entirety, including the essay. Print the teacher evaluation form out and give to one of your teachers.

2. Return the completed application to the main guidance office NO LATER THAN Tuesday April 17, 2018, along with a 9 X 12 envelope with 3 stamps for mailing.  Applications received in the Guidance office after this date will not be accepted.

Universal Orlando Youth Groups Students can have an experience of a lifetime through Universal Orlando Youth Programs. Whatever your student is interested in –
music, dance, business, engineering, and more – they’ll find it here. Choose from Educational Programs and Performance Programs. See more details.

Summer Discovery 2018 is happy to announce the launch of their new website. Check out their new look and find your perfect campus.

Hershey Medical Center is offering the opportunity for students to shadow various medical professionals. Find more information and register online.

The Foundation for Free Enterprise is sponsoring a week-long business camp for sophomores and juniors this summer. Find more information and register online.

Davidson College located in Davidson , North Carolina is offering their July Experience Summer Program July 1, through July 21, 2018. Application deadline is March 28th, 2018. Financial Aid offers limited amount of partial need-based scholarships. For further information and applications visit.

Cooks Honor College, IUP is accepting applications for the Summer Honors Program(for rising juniors and seniors) from July 22 through August 4, 2018. The application deadline is May 1, 2018
Caminos al Futuro is a selective Pre-College Summer Program offered by the George Washington University (GW) and GW’s Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute. Find more information here.
George Washington Summer and Non-Degree Programs offer credit and non-credit programs for motivated high school students to study in Washington, D.C. Find more information here.
Rutgers University in Brunswick, NJ is offering a chance for students to participate in a new Pre-Engineering Summer Academy to develop knowledge and skills through real-world field experiences. Intensive one week certificate program will introduce students to a variety of engineering areas. Find more information here.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers summer programs such as Frontiers for rising juniors and seniors to explore STEM topics and humanities. Additional summer opportunities are available online.

Smith College Summer Pre-college Programs offers intellectually stimulating and unique opportunities for high school young women who wish to pursue their academic interests in the  classroom and beyond. Fine more information here.

Boston University is offering a variety of summer programs for high school students, see them here.

Washington University in St. Louis offers high school students opportunities to partake in the noncredit High School Summer Institutes and the High School Summer Scholars Program. See opportunities here.

Stanford University is offering top high school students from around the world to participate in engaging academic programs. To learn more about these unique programs visit the website See more information.
The John Hopkins Engineering Innovation Summer (EI) Program is looking for motivated rising Junior and Senior High School Students who are interested in learning more about a career in engineering. First Deadline date is February 15, 2018. See more information.
Cornell University Summer College is offering a wide range of 2, 3, and 6 week summer programs 2018. Please visit the website for further detailed information on the programs and dates that are offered.
Cornell University has Summer College Programs between June 23 and August 7 for High School Students. Choose from a wide variety of subjects, ranging from architecture, business, hospitality, and engineering to international relations, science, social change, and veterinary medicine, and many more. Find information here.
Duke University located in Durham, NC has a variety of 2018 summer programs to offer. Please see the updated website.  Summer College is a four week credit bearing program for US students currently in 10th or 11th grade and international students currently in 10th-12th grade in which take undergraduate-level courses. Summer Academy  is a three week program for students presently in grade 9th-12th in which they take a certificate course. The Intensive STEM Academy is a one week STEM based program for students currently in 9th-12th grade that consists of a variety of laboratory tours, faculty lectures, and workshops. Applications will be open in December.
Students interested in business, health care, or agriculture can participate in a culturally diverse 2018 summer educational experience. Please visit the following websites for information and application process. The application deadline is February 15, 2018 register early.
Lehigh University is holding the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive. Find more information here.
The University of Pittsburgh is hosting the Health Career Scholars Academy. Find more information here.

Tyler School of Art, Temple University Continuing Education is offering four unique programs;  Pre-College Workshops, Architecture Institute, Portfolio Boot Camp, Visual Studies Academy. Summer Programs 2018, summer registration opens November 15th! Student scholarships are available for students in need of financial assistance. Please visit the website.

Christendom College is announcing their registration will open on December 1, 2017 for the 2018 “Experience Christendom Summer Program”. Students who will be entering their senior year in the fall of 2018 are welcome to register for the Summer 2018 programs. Located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Experience Christendom Summer Program is offering six one week sessions, the first session starts June 10-16 and the last session will be July 22-28. Each week students participate in a unique educational, cultural, spiritual, and amazingly fun experience. The all inclusive low cost of $500.00 includes tuition, room and board, books, and activity fees. Financial assistance is available upon request on the registration form online, otherwise full payment is expected for complete registration process. Register online.

University of Notre Dame is offering 20 exciting summer courses. Application deadline is February 5, 2018 register early to ensure your selected choice. On the website you will find the list of 20 summer courses  information pertaining to the courses and application processing information.

Penn State is holding the Pennsylvania School for Excellence in Agricultural Sciences. Find more information here.
American University in Washington, D.C. offers students to “Discover the World of Communication”. Students who have a strong interest, talent and potential in photography, writing, news reporting, film-making, and all areas of communication are encouraged to find information and an application here. A limited number of scholarships are offered for financial assistance and are due March 1, 2018. Sessions start June 19 and July 3, 2018 register early to assure acceptance into the Discover the World of Communication Summer Program.
Penn State Harrisburg School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, 2018 Summer Enrichment Program (STEM SEP) is a free, two week program for local high school students designed to improve their knowledge through hands-on activities in a variety of STEM areas including;mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, biology, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. Applications are now available the deadline to apply is Friday, February 18, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. See the website for application and further information.
UCLA with Summer Discovery Make the most out of your summer by attending a pre-college program at one of the 14 prestigious universities including UCLA, University of Texas at Austin, University of Miche[igan, Georgetown University, Penn State, and more. There are over 100 course options to choose from as well as specialty programs including intensive academy programs in Business, Leadership, Fashion, Screenwriting, College Admissions & SAT Prep, Computer Programming, and Acting. See detailed information and the application here.
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to attend academic camps over the 2018 summer months. Information and registration/ application can be found online.  Camps include, Camp Psych, Campaigns and Elections Academy, Writing Camp, 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp, Coding for Robotics & Electronics Camp, and Civil War Institute Summer Conference.