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Summer Enrichment Programs

Summer is a wonderful time for students to participate in many interesting, exciting and enjoyable educational programs. They provide students with an avenue to expand on potential areas of interest and help develop leadership qualities. Some may also provide Community Service opportunities. Please browse through to find a program that might be right for you! (However, please note that these extra opportunities would never come before or replace, any requirements, assignments or responsibilities that you have here, at Sacred Heart Academy.)


(Most Recent at Top as of 10/22/2021)




Wake Forest University Summer Programs:

Please click here for more information about Wake Forest’s Summer Programs.

 *Applications for the Summer Immersion Program and Summer Exploration Program open on November 1, 2021. Applications for the College LAUNCH for Leadership Program will open in January 2022.



George Mason University Summer Program:

WYSE and WJMC were developed for highly-engaged students with an interest in environmental science or journalism and the media.

When: WYSE will be held June 26 to July 1, 2022, and WJMC will be held July 10 to 15 and July 17 to 22, 2022.

*A day-by-day schedule can be found here for WYSE and here for WJMC. Students represent their high school and state during this exciting conference and receive college credit for participating.


Elon University Summer Program:

The Scripps Howard Emerging Journalists Program at Elon University offers the ideal opportunity for high school students to explore what it means to be a journalist, to report and to produce news that informs communities.

When:  June 20 - July 1, 2022

Please click here for more information.



University of Notre Dame: Summer Pre- College Program:

Have a true Notre Dame experience while earning college credit! On campus, abroad, or virtually in summer 2022
Who Can Attend?  Notre Dame offers programs for high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. 
Summer 2022 Programs: 
Summer Scholars: June 25 - July 9, 2022-click here to apply
Spend two weeks of your summer on Notre Dame's campus taking a college course, making friends with like-minded students from around the globe, and experiencing residential living in the dorms.
Leadership Seminars: July 16 - 27, 2022-click here to apply
Live and learn on Notre Dame's campus with your peers from around the globe. Tuition and housing are paid for by the University.
Summer Scholars Online: July 18 - 29, 2022-click here to apply
Get an introduction to college-level academics in one of our online courses, all taught by Notre Dame Faculty.
Study Abroad: Dates Vary by Location –click here to apply
Discover what it is like to be an ND student abroad by applying to our Study Abroad Italy, Ireland, or South Africa programs. These are truly immersive experiences filled with cultural excursions and tons of fun!
Applications are live: October 18, 2021