Enrichment / academic summer opportunities offered through Archbishop Moeller High School
The Outdoor Education Program presently offers 2 Natural History Field Courses for elective science credit that are 7 day trips to Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado or The Appalachian Trail. The Rocky Mountain course occurs during the early part of summer and the Appalachian Trail course occurs during our Spring Break (mid-April). Students will spend 7 days learning about nature while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park or along the Appalachian Trail. Ranger or Naturalist Guide talks, videos and a natural history hand book will provide background information. Students will make daily journal entries about what they observe experientially, discuss it and present it to the group. A final graded project* is required to receive credit
P rogram dates: Early June
Application Deadline: February 1st
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Program dates: Spring Break
Application Deadline: January 1st
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Enrichment / academic summer opportunities offered by universities and other organizations; when appropriate each opportunity begins with a prefix indicating the state in which the experience is located.
NY – Cornell University – Summer College 2013
Talented sophomores, juniors, and seniors can choose between 20 programs and 60 Cornell courses to study for either three or six-weeks.
Cost: $6,020 for 3 weeks; $10,705 for 6 weeks; financial assistance available
Program dates: varies based on program
Application deadline: May 3, 2013 for admission
More information: www.summercollege.cornell.edu
OH - Ohio University Summer Honors Academy
Open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a minimum 3.25 GPA. The Ohio University Honors Academy provides you an opportunity to enroll in selected college courses and experience life on campus.
Cost: varies depending on options
Program dates: July 1 – August 2, 2013
Application Deadline: May 15, 2013
More information: www.outreach.ohio.edu/honorsacademy/index.htm
KY – Western Kentucky University – VAMPY
This camp is designed for students who are gifted verbally or mathematically and want to spend three weeks studying one area of focus in depth. Freshmen or sophomores are eligible. Students have to been identified through the Duke TIP program and earned a qualifying SAT or ACT score as a 7th grader.
Cost: $2,700; limited financial aid is available – must apply for assistance by 4/1.
Program dates: June 23 – July 13, 2013
Application deadline: Rolling admissions; all information and registration fee due by June 1.
More information: http://www.wku.edu/gifted/vampy.php
KY – Sullivan University – Culinary Camp
Junior and senior students are invited to come learn culinary tricks and tips from world-renowned chefs.
Cost: $450 – tuition; $50 registration fee
Program dates: June 9 - 14, 2013
Application deadline: May 6, 2013
More information: http://www.sullivan.edu/culinarycamp/
Various Locations - US Performing Arts Camps
Designed for the serious performing arts student. Multiple locations, dates, and concentrations are available. Check website for more details.
Cost: Varies depending on length of class
Program dates: Varies
Application deadline: rolling admission, but preference given to early applicants
More information: www.usperformingarts.com
SC – Furman Summer Scholars
See what college life is like and learn with your peers from some of Furman’s favorite professors.
Cost: $1000 (one week) $1800 (two weeks discounted)
Program dates: Session I – July 7-13, 2013; Session II – July 14-20, 2013
Application deadline: April 15, 2013
More information: http://www2.furman.edu/admission/EngageFurman/SummerScholars/Pages/default.aspx
OH – University of Dayton – Summer Honors Engineering Camp
Available to 9-11th graders; minimum GPA 3.5.
Cost: $650 (Scholarships are available)
Program dates: June 17 – 22, 2013
Application deadline: May 4, 2013
More information: http://www.udayton.edu/engineering/hs_programs/shi_eligibility_fees_application.php
Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)
This website is a catalog of educational and social opportunities for academically gifted and talented students. It includes programs at ten prestigious colleges and universities. Go to www.giftedstudy.org to review the programs available from Amherst College to Princeton to UCLA. Most programs are 3 week residential programs.
MO – Washington University in St. Louis –High School Summer Institutes
Students can spend three weeks exploring a specialized interest while living on campus. Three options: Writing Institute; Pre-Medical Institute; Photojournalism Institute.
Cost: $3385-4985 (depends on institute - financial assistance is available).
Program dates: Session A – July 9 –13, 2013; Session B – July 14 – August 16, 2013.
Application deadline: session A – May 3; session B – June 7
More information: http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/institutes
CT – Yale Young Global Scholars for Outstanding High School Students
Yale sponsors two summer programs – Politics, Law, and Economics (PLE) and Studies in Grand Strategy (GS). These are interdisciplinary in scope. Students learn from leading authorities in their areas of expertise; read primary source materials, articles, and books on a wide variety of issues; participate in lively team exercises and simulations; and gain invaluable instruction in university-level writing.
Program dates: July 13-26 (PLE); August 3-16 (GS)
A pplication deadline: March 1, 2013
More information: http://globalscholars.yale.edu/welcome
NY – Skidmore College – New York State Writers Institute
The New York State Summer Young Writers Institute is a week-long in-residence writing workshop for New York State high school students. It offers young writers artistic development, recognition and respect, and peer support. Students work closely with professional writers, immersing themselves in poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, and the critical evaluation of each other’s work. Admission is limited and participation is determined by the evaluation of creative writing samples submitted as part of the application process.
Cost: Tuition and Room and Board - $1194
Program dates: June 26 – July 6, 2013
Application deadline: April 1, 2013
More information: http://www.skidmore.edu/youngwriters/about-the-institute.php
VA – William and Mary – Pre-Collegiate Program in Early American History
Offered to rising juniors, seniors, and graduating seniors; program provides opportunities for students to earn college credit and experience college life.
Cost: $4,150 – financial aid is available based on need
Program dates: Session I – June 23-July 13, 2013; Session II – July 14-August 3, 2013
Application deadline: April 18, 2013
More information: http://www.wm.edu/as/niahd/precollegiatesummer/index.php
NC – Davidson College – July Experience
This offers a pre-college summer enrichment program for rising high school juniors and seniors.
Cost: $3,500 (scholarships available)
Program dates: July 6 -July 27, 2013
Application deadline: March 29, 2013
More information: http://www.davidson.edu/julyexperience
CA – Thomas Aquinas College –Summer Great Books Program
This program is open to rising seniors and encourages insightful thinking through the reading and discussion of “great books”.
Program dates: July 21 – August 3, 2013
Application deadline: rolling admission
More information: www.thomasaquinas.edu/summerprogram
OH – Miami University – Junior Scholars Program
This program provides a total college experience for academically-talented, rising high school seniors during a six-week, summer term.
Cost: $3210 - $3915
Program dates: June 30 – August 10, 2013
Application deadline: May 15, 2012
More information: http://www.miami.muohio.edu/admission/admission/high-school/jr-scholars/
IN – Earlham College – Explore-A-College
A college level summer program for high school students currently in 9th, 10th, and 11th grades.
Cost: $1,800; $50 application fee
Program dates: June 23 – July 6, 2013
Application deadline: May 24, 2013
More information: www.earlham.edu/ExploreACollege
OH - Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop
A workshop in writing for high school students ages 16-18.
Cost: $2,275 (includes meals, accommodations, and activities)
Program dates: Session I – June 23 - July 6, 2013; Session II – July 14-27, 2013
A pplication deadline: March 1, 2013
More information: www.kenyonreview.org/workshops/young-writers/
TN - Vanderbilt University - Summer Academy (VSA)
This is a summer academic program for highly talented learners. This is not the same program as Vanderbilt’s PAVE. It is available for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Cost: $2,250-$3,250. Need-based financial support is available.
Program dates: June 9-14, 2013 (rising 11th-12th graders); June 16-26 (rising 9th-10th graders); July 7-26 (11th-12th graders)
A pplication deadline: Varies depending on session
More information: www.pty.vanderbilt.edu/students/vsa
PA – The Wharton School – The University of Pennsylvania
Three different summer programs give students the opportunity to explore and discover their particular academic interests on an Ivy League campus. The programs include: Leadership, Education, and Development Program, Leadership in the Business World, Management and Technology Summer Institute, and Wharton Sports Business Academy. For rising high school juniors and seniors.
Cost: Varies depending on the program
Program dates: varies depending on the program
Application deadline: varies; check website for deadlines
More information: http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/academics/pre-college-programs.cfm
IN – Hanover College – Summer High School Academy
If you've ever wanted to experience college life while still in high school, then Hanover's Summer Academy program may be the perfect opportunity. Respected professors teach a wide range of subjects that will help engage and expand your interests as well as deepen your knowledge of a topic. Students live in dorms, eat on campus, learn from Hanover faculty members, and engage and expand interests.
Cost: $500-600 depending on institute selected
Program dates: June 9-14, 2013
Application deadline: Rolling admission; space is limited; apply early.
More information: http://www.hanover.edu/academics/summeracademy
OH – Denison University - The Jonathan R. Reynolds Young Writers Workshop
This is a summer program in creative writing for current sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Cost: $1,200 (financial aid is available)
Program dates: June 23 – 30, 2013
Application deadline: March 1, 2013
More information: Reynolds.denison.edu
MO – Washington University in St. Louis – The High School Summer Scholars Program
Washington University’s High School Summer Experiences provide academically talented high school students who have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year with an opportunity: to try out college, to earn college credit, and to provide the excitement of living with fellow students from around the country and the world.
Cost: Summer Scholars - $6985; Summer Institutes $3385 - $4985
Program dates: Session A – June 9 – July 13, 2013; Session B – July 14 – August 16, 2013; Summer institutes have 4 different sessions; see website for details
Application deadline: Session A – May 3; Session B – June 7
More information: http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/
IN – University of Notre Dame – Pre-College Programs
Notre Dame’s Pre-College Programs offer summer opportunities for rising high school juniors and seniors. There are two programs: Summer Scholars is a two week commitment (rising juniors or seniors) while the Leadership Seminar is a one week commitment (rising seniors).
Cost: Summer Scholars and Leadership Seminar - $50 application fee; Nonrefundable deposits: Summer Scholars - $250; Leadership - $150 nonrefundable deposit; $2,800 program cost (scholarships available); Leadership Seminar – all expenses paid
Program dates: June 30 - July 13, 2013 for Summer Scholars; July 21 – July 31, 2013 for Leadership Seminar
Application deadline: February 15, 2013
More information: http://precollege.nd.edu/
MD – Maryland Institute College of Art – Pre-college Studio Residency Program
Experience a challenging and rewarding opportunity for young artists and designers; two sessions offered- one in Baltimore and one in Tuscany. Students can earn college credits
Cost: $50 application fee; Baltimore - $4550;Tuscany - $5900 (financial aid available)
Program dates: Session I (Baltimore) – June 22-July 20, 2013; Session II (Tuscany) – June 22- July 14, 2013
Application deadline: March 22, 2013 (Tuscany deadline); April 19 (Baltimore deadline)
More information: www.mica.edu/precollege
PA- Carnegie Mellon: Summer Pre-College Programs
Students choose between an Advanced Placement/Early Action Program, a pre-college Fine Arts program, or a National High School Game Academy. Open to students entering their junior or senior year.
Cost: starts at $6,739; dependent upon specific program
Program dates: June 29 - August 9, 2013
Application Deadline: rolling basis
More information: www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college
CA – California College of the Arts – Pre-College Program
For rising juniors, seniors, and college freshmen, this program allows students to study art, design, or creative writing and earn 3 college credits.
Cost: $2,800 – tuition; $895 – housing; meal plans available
Program dates: June 24 – July 19, 2013
Application deadline: priorities given to applicants who apply by March 11
More information: www.cca.edu/precollege
MA – Summer @Andover
This is a five week academic enrichment program for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Program dates: July 1 - August 4, 2013
Application deadline: rolling admission until all spots are filled
More information: http://www.andover.edu/SUMMER
Study Programs International
Summer Immersion Programs Abroad
More information: www.spiabroad.com
Oxbridge Academic Programs: Study Abroad
Various academic summer programs offered in England, France, Spain, and the U.S.
Cost: various costs depending on the program; starts at $7,695; scholarships available
Program dates: various times between June 28 - August 3, 2013
Application deadline: rolling admissions until all programs are full
More information: http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/index.ph