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Banson NYC - Summer Fashion Camps
Banson will offer two NYC Fashion Summer Camps for high school students. They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades. Each week-long session will teach the students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective. The students will stay at a college Residence Hall or hotel with a residence advisor. Each morning the group will be picked up at the dorm/hotel by a Banson NYC representative. From there we will depart for our industry visits, seminars and activities of the day. Each evening will have group activities planned. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers per session. We accept applications on a first come, first served basis. The cost is $2075.00 per student or $1875.00 per student if they register with a friend.
Session A: June 18, 2023 - June 24, 2023
Session B: July 9, 2023 - July 15, 2023

Bocconi University (Italy)- Summer Programs
Bocconi Summer School for High School Students will be held  July 3rd to 14th. Students can choose between attending our Summer School on campus or online. They will have to select 2 subjects between 13 different labs for the on-campus edition or between 3 labs for the online edition, all taught in English. Select 2 laboratories, one each week, to pursue an area of interest. Click on the "Info and Applyingtab to find out all the information about application timelines, fees and schedules.

Bossgirls Program - Summer Entrepreneurship Program
The Zahn Innovation Center at the City College of New York. provides a free summer entrepreneurship program for high school female and nonbinary students (current 9-12th grades).
Deadline: April 9th

Boston University
Summer Pre-college Programs
BU will be offering five pre-college programs, each of which provides rigorous and collaborative college life experiences that will enable students to gain a strong sense of their personal and academic potential. Students can now apply online for the 2023 Summer Term High School Programs at Boston University, via their website.

Summer Journalism Academy
BU's College of Communication offers a Summer Journalism Academy, to assist students in learning practical skills during their sessions and to receive a taste of how a newsroom operates. The academy now offers two options: an on-campus residential program (June 26th - July 14th) for students with journalism experience and a learn-from-home program (starting June 19th, July 3rd, or July 17th) for all experience levels. For students interested in photography, they offer a special photojournalism track for both. 
Deadlines: On-campus Session (April 14th); At-home Sessions (May 5th)

Carnegie Mellon University - Pre-college Programs
Interested students are invited to apply for Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Programs. Their programs vary in length and all offer scholarships. The application opens on Dec. 1st and programs begin in July 2023. 

Clarkson University - Summer Horizons Program
This week long, overnight summer camp experience on Clarkson University's campus in Potsdam, New York, is offered for middle and high school students to explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) concepts. Summer 2023 dates: Sunday, July 9 - Friday, July 14 or Sunday, July 16 - Friday, July 21. Registration is now open.
Deadline: May 21st

Cooper Union - Summer Art Intensive Program
The Cooper Union Summer Art Intensive offers high school students (rising sophomores to seniors) the opportunity to immerse themselves in art making in an art college environment with professional instruction alongside classmates who share their passion for art and design. Students in the program choose from the concentration sections with courses in Drawing, Animation, Digital Photography, Graphic Design, Studio Practice (for rising seniors).

Cornell University - Engineering Summer Programs
Catalyst Academy
CATALYST Academy is a one-week residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors who desire to learn about engineering in the context of an authentic college experience. CATALYST Academy seeks to develop literacy surrounding engineering as a major course of study in college, showcase career and graduate school pathways in engineering, and demystify the admissions process. CATALYST has a particular focus on bringing together a diverse group of young minds, including those from backgrounds historically excluded from and underrepresented in STEM fields.

Curie Academy
CURIE Academy is a one-week residential program for high school girls, specifically rising juniors and seniors, who desire to learn about engineering in the context of an authentic college experience. CURIE Academy seeks to develop literacy surrounding engineering as a major course of study in college, showcase career and graduate school pathways in engineering, and demystify the admissions process. 

Drexel University - Summer Institutes
Drexel offers high school students a range of academic programs during the summer to explore what life in college is all about. Offering residential, day, and virtual options, students can take advantage of Drexel faculty-led workshops, labs, facilities, and all the city of Philadelphia has to offer. Read more about the Summer Institutes at Drexel University, including a complete list of programs, dates, and application instructions.

Georgetown University - Pre-College Program
Summer is a perfect time for motivated high school students to start thinking about college. Georgetown University’s application period for summer is now open. The online pre-college programs help students ages 13 and older explore their interests.

Landmark College - Summer Programs
Landmark will be hosting Information Sessions regarding their summer programs they have in place for students who learn differently:
Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. ET – this session is for students who have just graduated high school or already enrolled in college to learn about our Summer College Readiness ProgramSummer Bridge Experience, and 5-Day Online Bootcamp.
LINK: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/jcqqyzqt
Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. ET – this session is for rising high school juniors and seniors to learn about our High School Summer Program. LINK: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/eqdcfzru

High School Summer Program - Rising high school juniors and seniors who find it challenging to keep pace academically and want an introduction to college; running July 8th - 29th
Summer College Readiness Program - Recent high school graduates preparing to enter college in the fall (admission to a college other than LC is required to participate); running July 16th - 29th.
5-Day Online Boot Camp - This intensive online program supports new and current college students who want to be better prepared and more confident as they start their Fall semester; running July 17th - 21st.

Lebanon Valley College
Health/Biomedical Sciences Summer Program
The Lebanon Valley College Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program will be held at Lebanon Valley College from July 24th-29th.  The goal of the Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program is to provide a window into the scientific basis of human health.  Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations in state-of-the-art laboratories, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of disciplines such as molecular biology, neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology, immunology, and other medical sciences. In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, nursing and biomedical laboratory research.

Actuarial Sciences Session
An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical and financial tools to help identify and manage risk. This one-week summer program is for rising high seniors who want to learn more about the profession - strong mathematically but who are not necessarily interested in teaching and who like business and have good math aptitude.

Marist College - Summer Pre-college Programs
This summer, Marist is offering more than 20 unique In-Person and Virtual Summer Pre-College programs, The free application for 2023 Summer Pre-College is currently live! A complete application requires a personal essay, high school transcript, and recommendation form. Applications are reviewed on a rolling, space available basis per program. In addition, faculty are planning several Summer Pre-College Information Sessions for students to hear about the programs, what the in-person and virtual pre-college experiences entail, and how to apply.

Middlesex College - Summer Programs
Both of the below programs will run from July 2023 through August 2023. These programs offer students, one free college course with credits, and support, learning, resources, along with free meals and materials. For either of these opportunities, students must apply and be admitted to Middlesex College, and be able to show financial aid eligibility or proof of financial need to access the programs. 
ASPIRE Program
The ASPIRE program at Middlesex College is once again recruiting for the upcoming Summer Academy in July 2023.  The program is helpful, even for students who may not be sure if they want to go to college, or have not yet decided where they want to attend. The goal is for students to be aware of their options, and to know what Middlesex can offer them if and when they do decide to attend here. The ASPIRE program is specifically targeting ESL students, with the goal of helping them enroll in courses at Middlesex to transition from ESL to the degree program of their choice.
EOF Summer Scholars Institute
MC also has another summer program opportunity available for non-ESL students or exempt ESL students, through the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF Summer Scholars Institute).

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Summer Program
PREFACE is a summer program for talented students who have been historically under-represented in science, engineering, and the technological fields, and who express a strong, early interest in pursuing careers in these areas. This year’s program will take place in-person, July 23rd through August 5th (2 weeks), on the Rensselaer campus in Troy, NY.  The PREFACE Program is for students who will be entering the 11th or 12th grade in the fall. Interested candidates should review the information on the PREFACE website and complete the online application.
Deadline: April 14th

Rhode Island School of Design - Summer Pre-college Programs
RISD announces that applications are now open for RISD Pre-College, their residential summer immersive. Complete and submit your Pre-College application.  Their year-round online intensive for changemakers, RISD Advanced Program Online, has also just opened registration for summer 2023.

Rutgers University - Summer Program on Fundamental Physics
The Rutgers University Physics & Astronomy Department will hold a two-week, intensive program for high school students in the coming summer.  Students in the program will learn about current leading-edge research in fundamental physics including: cosmology, elementary particle physics, quantum computing and high energy cosmic rays. The program will run on weekdays from July 5 to July 18 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on the Rutgers Busch Campus in Piscataway. The program is free of charge. For additional information or for any questions, please contact Prof. Steve Schnetzer at steves@physics.rutgers.edu.
Deadline: March 31st

Smith College - Summer Programs
Smith College offers 1 to 4 week programs during July and August for interested female students in high school (current 8-11th graders).

Summer Discovery - Summer Experience
Summer Discovery is getting ready to deliver an unforgettable pre-college summer experience for middle and high school students with new and updated programming and is offering several opportunities for students to save on tuition. Please visit their website at www.summerdiscovery.com for the most up-to-date program information or contact them to schedule a call to learn more.

University of Chicago - Summer Programs
Enrichment Programs: With enhanced financial support to cover program costs, talented and motivated students have the opportunity to reside on campus and benefit from co-curricular programming to prepare them for the highly selective admissions process while learning about topics like economics, freedom of expression, leadership, or quantum physics.
Immersion: Through workshop discussions, research projects, and other activities, students live on campus and immerse themselves within a specific topic through three-week-long undergraduate-level courses for pre-college students designed by UChicago faculty and instructors.
Summer Language Institute: Through this online program, students can learn an entire year of a language in one summer and delve deeply into another culture and another world.

University of Dayton - Summer Camps
Summer Engineering Experiences at UD (SEE-UD)
SEE-UD camps offered by the School of Engineering provide students with an opportunity to explore the diverse fields of engineering through collaborative and interactive faculty-led sessions. This four-day, three-night camp will introduce students to career opportunities in engineering and engineering technology, and offer a clear picture of what it’s like to be an engineer.
Deadline: April 14th

Female Aspiring Business Scholars (FABS) Summer Program
FABS is an overnight summer camp program offered by UD’s School of Business Administration that provides young women a weeklong (June 25-30) introduction to business and the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge to research, design and pitch a business plan.
Deadline:  May 15th

University of Miami - Summer Pre-college Programs
At the U Miami's Pre-College Summer Program students receive an opportunity to explore their academic passions, potential college majors, and future careers. Interested, highly motivated students can check out their brochure here. Applicants can use waiver code “GUIDANCE” to receive $25 off the application fee.
Deadline: Rolling Admissions decisions

University of Notre Dame - Summer Pre-College Programs
Applications for Summer 2023 programming on Notre Dame's campus, online, and abroad are live. High school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are eligible to apply for these programs for an introduction to college life and to earn college credit. Financial aid and grants are available. An informational flyer about their Summer 2023 program is available here.

University of Rochester - On-line Summer Pre-College Programs
The University of Rochester offers pre-college online courses to help students ages 13 and older explore their interests. The summer application period is now open.

Villanova University - Summer Programs
The NovaEdge Diversity in Engineering Academy is a one-week (July 8-15th) , on-campus program that introduces a diverse population of students from different ethnic and social backgrounds to the traditional fields of engineering, including Chemical, Civil and Environmental, Computer and Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering. Students also will be introduced to unique aspects of Villanova’s College of Engineering, which include international service learning, Sustainable Engineering and Engineering Entrepreneurship. Lectures and hands-on laboratory experiments are taught by Villanova engineering faculty, and daily guest speakers will bridge academia and industry.

The NROTC Summer Seminar (June 18th - 22nd)  is an opportunity for rising high school seniors to experience life at Villanova and get a closer look at their regarded program! This four-day program will provide young individuals with a better understanding of the balance between college life and NROTC commitment. Participants will gain valuable insight into the rigorous academic and physical fitness expectations required to obtain an NROTC scholarship, and learn about Villanova admission requirements. 
Deadline: May 15th 

West Point Admissions - Summer Leaders Experience
The West Point Summer Leader Experience (SLE) provides rising high school seniors (current juniors) with a week-long immersion into the academic, military, and social life of a cadet. At SLE, you will explore West Point from all angles, including the high-tech educational facilities, team building athletic activities, and realistic military training. You will get a taste of Cadet Life through the entire program, which is led by current West Point cadets. 
There are three ways to learn more: Attend a FB Live SLE Information BriefCheck out some highlights from SLE 2022, and Take a look at the SLE Website. The application portal opens February 1st.

William & Mary College - Summer Pre-College
Their online pre-college programs help students ages 13 and older explore their interests. Through participating in the courses, students can discover if an interest could lead to a college major or even a future career. Interested students can view a shareable flyer here which includes key details about courses or can visit their website for further details on the program.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Pre-College Summer Programs
WPI has three different offerings for interested students this summer: Launch (a day STEM program for rising 9th, 10th, 11th graders), Frontiers (a residential STEM program for rising 10th, 11th, 12th graders), and Jumpstart (college credit earning program for rising 11th and 12th graders).