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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  6/30/21)




Rider University:

Westminster Choir College- of Rider University invites current high school students to experience the magic of our collegiate arts community in-person under the direction of choral conductor and clinician, Jason Vodicka, the two-week Vocal Institute. Registration ends July 9.



Vaughn College:

Who Can Attend? Rising high school seniors and recent graduates 
who are 16 years of age or older.

When and Where? July 12 through August 20 at the Vaughn College campus in Flushing, NY.

Students will stay in Vaughn's residence hall for free (food included), Monday through Friday, 
and return home on the weekends.

How Much? All costs are covered!

How Do I Apply? 1. Show how this program gets you excited about college and your future in aeronautics by posting a 30-to-45 second video on Facebook or Instagram that's tagged @vaughncollege. 
Tell us all about why you want to be a part of 
Vaughn's "Propel Forward Summer Institute."

  1. Submit your application HERE.  You can also send an email to
    if you have any additional questions.

Deadline to register is July 2, 2021.
*Space is limited, so make your move today



Summer Italian Intensive Program at Montclair State:

The 2021 edition of the Italian Intensive Program is slated to take place this year in an “al fresco” version, leveraging the beautiful outdoor spaces of the Montclair State University campus in accordance with current COVID-related guidelines, and taking advantage of the vibrant Italian cultural environment of the New York metropolitan area. FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, INCLUDING FOR THE RESIDENTIAL OPTION. 


Click here to apply!







Hofstra Summer Camps is looking for volunteers !!!

*Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age. 

*Camp dates June 28th- August 13th 

  • Monday- Friday 8:15 am- 4 pm 

Click  here  for more information!  



HYBRID Summer Architecture Opportunity at Catholic University of America

The Experiences in Architecture (EiA) program at the Catholic University of America (CUA) is an intense, two-week, pre-college workshop for students interested in architecture or other design-related fields. Students are exposed to both the academic and professional sides of the architectural arena, as the city of Washington, D.C. becomes their virtual classroom. 


DATES July 5-16th, 2021

Optional Week 3: focus on digital tools, July 19-23rd, 2021

TUITION $1,300 (includes toolkit of supplies)

Optional Week 3: $600

DEADLINE Application and Payment Deadline is June 1st





Villanova University Summer Academic Opportunity: The Pre-College Summer Academy is an innovative and engaging online program for high school students. The program allows students to explore future academic and career pathways through college-level coursework and cultivate relationships with current Villanova students and faculty.

*Open to students aged 13 and above, but most beneficial to rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders, the program offers college-level coursework, professional and personal development opportunities and interactive workshops. 

The program is delivered in two week-long, 100% online sessions. Students can choose from the following (one course per session):

SESSION 1: July 12 - July 16

SESSION 2: July 19 - July 23



*Visit Villanova's Pre-College Summer Academy webpage for more information and to register.

If registered before June 10, students will receive $100 off the price of one course.

Please click here  to apply! 



Vaughn College: STEP Academy offers Free SHSAT & SAT Prep classes together with Flight, Coding, 3D Design, Animation, Technology of Money, and Hydroponics. The 2021 Summer Academy is 5 weeks, July 12-Aug 12th 9-2pm Mon-Thurs. The flyer with all the information and links for registration is listed below.

*For more information, please contact:



Syracuse University:

Scholarships for tech-focused summer college program:

 Summer College It Girls course

Deadline: The application deadline has been extended to June 15.



St. Joseph’s College Summer Programs:

Study Creative Writing this summer!

When: July 6, 2021

Summer College Experience Program-Rising Seniors- This program is offered to rising seniors, and is taught by St. Joseph’s College Faculty.

Click here to learn more!


Emory & Henry College Summer Scholars Camp:

When: June 14-18, 2021 

 Monday- Friday 9 am-11:15 am

Camp is scheduled online Monday, June 14 to Friday, June 18, and will meet each day from 9-11:15 a.m. for two sessions. Voted best summer camp in Southwest Virginia by readers of Virginia Living magazine, the 41st annual Emory & Henry College Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program is excited to serve rising 6th through 12th graders. 
The camp offers accelerated learning activities designed to broaden a student’s interests. The cost of the camp is $60.

Click here to apply! 




Georgetown University: New Pre-College Online Program—offering courses that enable high school students 13 and older to explore subjects they may wish to study in college. The program is launching with two interesting courses, with more in the works. 

Courses currently available:

  • Law
  • Medical Research  

Click here to learn more! 




Fairleigh Dickinson University: Online Summer Pre-College Program is a great way for high school students in grades 9–12 to get a head start on college. FDU was recently honored among the nation’s 50 pre-college programs by Value Colleges.

Click here to apply! 




Catholic University: Catholic University's School of Architecture is offering an ONLINE, immersive and fun summer architecture program for high school students and incoming college students.

For more information, please refer to attached EiA 2021 Info and Flyer or our website, 


DATES July 5-16th, 2021

Optional Week 3: focus on digital tools, July 19-23rd, 2021

TUITION $1,300 (includes toolkit of supplies)

Optional Week 3: $600

DEADLINE Application and Payment Deadline is June 1st





Volunteer Crowd

VolunteerCrowd works with colleges, secondary schools, clubs, and professional associations to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities, track volunteer and experience (shadowing hours), and create verified service transcripts and shareable digital badges. We look forward to learning more about your volunteers' needs.

Click here to learn more!


SUMMER JOB: Summer is on the horizon and HOFSTRA Summer Camps is currently hiring to fill our paid Camp Counselor positions...a perfect Summer job for your high school Juniors and Seniors- 16 and older! 

 * Please note that students aged 16 must have working papers to apply.

*To learn more about our summer camp program and to download an application, please click the following link: 



SUMMER JOB: Part-time positions available for students

(Junior – Seniors) interested in teaching music. The ideal candidates should have a background in one or more of the following:

Piano / Guitar / Violin / Drums.

To schedule an appointment leave a message or text us at

516 437 2777


 email us at:

Floral Park Music Center

325 Jericho Turnpike

Floral Park, NY  11001

516 437 2777




Barnard College Office of Pre- College Programs

Barnard College is offering a Pre-Baccalaureate Program—Barnard Pre-College's first and only for-credit program for visiting students! This program is open to young women who are high school juniors, seniors, or gap year students

Join Barnard faculty and students this summer for a 6-week virtual course in subjects like Anthropology, Economics, English, Film, and more. Our Pre-Baccalaureate offerings give students the opportunity to participate in the course 100% virtually.  
*Students will earn three college credits for every completed course and receive an official Barnard transcript upon successful completion of the program.

Deadline: Applications are due April 15th:

Click here to apply!





Norwich University Summer Programs:

Norwich University is accepting applications for Fall 2021 until full. Students can get started today:2021 Virtual Summer Camps for High School Students

Click here to apply! 





LIM College Summer Program for High School Students

LIM College is offering a Summer Fashion Academy lets students "try on" a fashion college education. Weeklong workshops include:

  • creating a digital magazine concept
  • building a plan for a sustainable business
  • delivering a vision board for a styling client
  • and much more!

Click here to learn more! 



University of New Haven Summer Programs:

The University of New Haven is offering innovative and individualized summer programs to local high school & middle school students who are interested in having a hands-on experience in these exciting areas of study. This summer, we will be offering both virtual and on-ground programs.  

Click here to learn more! 



The 2021 PREFACE Program at Rensselaer

PREFACE is a summer program for 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 virtually 

When: Monday through Friday from June 28 to July 16, 2021.

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: Completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 16, 2021



Fordham’s Summer Program for High School Students:

The Pre-College Program allows students to enroll in one of several exciting college courses and gain experience at a top-ranked research university in the summer before their senior year:

When: July 6th-August 5th, 2021

Where: Lincoln Center (Manhattan) | Rose Hill (Bronx) | Online 

Click here to learn more! 


Fordham Non-Credit High School Programs for rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors:

Real Estate Institute Summer High School Scholars Program

Enhance your college portfolio and learn how real estate really works. Learn more about this non-credit summer program. One to Three-Week Live Online Programs:

  • Real Estate Development in NYC:
  • Principles and Process July 19-22, 2021
  • Building Design and Sustainability July 26-29, 2021
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation July 12-15, 2021

A Certificate in Building Design, Development, and Innovation will be issued to students who complete at least two courses.



Pratt Institutes PreCollege Summer 2021 Online Program:

Info Session: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

PreCollege programs will continue online through the summer 2021 term.

Pratt’s summer 2021 PreCollege Intensive Program provides students with an opportunity to build their art and design skills, create a portfolio of their work, and explore possibilities for study and employment in creative fields. Classes are modeled after Pratt’s undergraduate curriculum, taught by experienced faculty and alumni in order to provide students with a rich and immersive educational experience.

Click here to apply! 



Molloy College: Summer Academic Programs:

When: Monday, July 19 – Thursday, July 22 from 9am until 3pm each day. 

Molloy College is looking forward to having these academies in-person at the time being, but they are subject to be moved online/virtually if need be in accordance with local and state guidelines.  The price for each academy is $75.

For an informational flyer-click here

Click here to apply! 



NC State Wilson College of Textile: Summer Textile Exploration Program:

The Wilson College of Textiles at NC State University is hosting our 2021 Summer Textile Exploration Program virtually

*Students can apply through May 1st!

Click here to apply! 


University of Miami Summer Programs:

Summer Scholars Program (for high school sophomores and juniors) and two-week, non-credit UM Academies (for high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors) is April 30, 2021

How to Receive a $25 Application Fee Waiver*-When students enter the "GUIDANCE" waiver code on page 5 of the application by April 30, 2021, they can:

  • Reduce the cost of the application fee by $25
  • Secure priority in their preferred academic specialty
  • Receive their acceptance status earlier

Click here to apply! 

Deadline for the University of Miami Summer Scholars Program is April 1, 2021




Marist College:Pre-College Summer Programs:

Marist is offering 14 unique Virtual Summer Pre-College programs, giving students the opportunity to earn three transferable college credits while they're still in high school!

Marist College 2021 Virtual Pre-College programs include::

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Pre-Health
  • Polling & Politics (new in 2021!)
  • Sports Communication

Click here to apply! 



Trinity College: Pre-College Summer Program :

Trinity College is offering a range of intensive virtual pre-college courses for summer 2021!

Click here to apply!



SUNY Geneseo: Summer Pre-College Program:

Geneseo will be offering a virtual pre-college summer program designed for rising high school seniors and recent high school graduates.  This four-week, remote study program gives students a preview of the expectations of the modern college classroom. The Summer Institute program is called Justice and Ethics in Modern America.

 When: The deadline to apply is April 6th.

Please click here to apply! 



Carnegie Mellon Pre-College

Scholarship and Summer Access Opportunities:

Students may apply for the program here.



Washington University in Saint Louis:

WashU Pre-College Summer Programs and Upcoming Virtual Events:

Washington University’s Arts & Sciences Pre-College Summer Programs offers students the opportunity to get an inside look into a WashU classroom experience, take college courses for credit alongside current college students, and participate in a variety of social activities.

Click here to apply! 



Landmark College: Summer 2021 Learning Programs:

  • High School Summer Program

-Traditional Track

When: July 11-July 31, 2021

  • High School Summer Program

-Social Pragmatics Track

When: July 11-July 31, 2021

  • Summer College Readiness Program

When: July 18-July 31, 2021

  • Summer Bridge Experience

When: July 11- August 14, 2021

  • 5- Day Online Boot Camp

When: July 26-July 30, 2021




Rider Univeristy: Pre-College Programs:

Academic and artistic goals by attending a Pre-College Summer Program from Rider University's Westminster College of the Arts.

Rider University offers a variety of virtual programs in voice, theatre, organ, piano and musical theory. 

Click here  to apply! 



American Pool Summer 2021 Lifeguard Needed!  

*Multiple pools throughout Nassau County, Suffolk County, Brooklyn, and Queens*

See attached flyer for more information!

Click here to apply!


Villanova University NovaEdge: Virtual Engineering Summer Program

Villanova University is offering a five-day 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

When: July 12th - July 16th

Participants will attend virtual classes online during this summer program.

The program is open to rising sophomore, junior and senior high school students.

The program cost of $300 must paid in full when the student is selected into the program weekly until the program payment deadline July 1, 2021.

Registration is not complete until required forms are received.

Payment must be made online for the full amount of $300 by the deadline which is July 1, 2021.

Participation in the program will be capped at 40 students

Click here to apply!



American Farm School in Thessaloniki, Greece Summer Program:

 An odyssey for high school students that combines culture, travel, and community service. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year our program will go virtualbringing the beauty and glory of Greece to you.

Our two-week program will feature many of the exciting elements of the in-person version, including:



The cost of the virtual program is $450. A deposit of $150 is due with the application.

June 28th through July 9th, Monday through Friday, for 3 hours per day. 

DEADLINE: Applications due May 31

Click here to apply! 


Manhattan College: Summer Program in Engineering and Science

  • Ten Day Program: July 6th -9th
  • Six-Day Program: 1: June 25th and June 26th July 12-16th and 19th
  • Six-Day Program 2: July 20th- July 23rd 
  • and July 26th and July 27th 
    8:30 AM-3:00 PM

Place: Leo Engineering Bulding 8 AM to 3 PM
Room 236
Manhattan College

Click here to apply 



Boston University: Summer Journalism Academy

Boston University is offering a Summer Journalism class for those who are thinking about a career in communications or simply enjoy writing, we have just the thing: the Boston University Summer Journalism Academy

***If students are accepted to the program and pay the registration fee by April 24, they will receive a special discount of $200 off the tuition using this discount code online: 21BUADMISSIONS

When: Two-week sessions begin on June 21, July 5, and July 19. 

Click here to apply!



Gettysburg College: Summer Program

 Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend virtual academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, and creative writing. 

  • Virtual Camp Psych: Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.When: JULY 19-JULY 22
  • Civil War Era Studies Virtual Camp: Campers will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying American Civil War History through unique learning experiences. Students will explore the circumstances leading to the war, investigate significant battles during the war, and explore the condition of the United States after the war.When: JULY 5- JULY 9. 
  • Young Writers Virtual Workshop: Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen. When: JULY 12-JULY 16

Click here to apply!



Pace University: Precollege Immersion Program

This year Pace University is offering five major academic tracks:

  • Business
  • Digital Film Production
  • Environmental Studies
  • Psychology 
  • Theater Arts 

When: July 12–July 23.

Deadline:  until April 19, 2021. 

Click here to apply!



NYU University; Pre-College Programs

For six dynamic weeks, high schoolers can take online college-level courses for credit, develop their essay-writing skills, and learn how to manage their time, all while connecting with NYU Precollege and undergraduate students from around the world.

When:  July 5 to August 13

Deadline: April 1, 2021

Click  here to apply!



Stony Brook University: Stony Brook’s Summer Journalism Program

Applications for the Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists at Stony Brook University’s School of Communication and Journalism- The Greene Institute is a one-week program for aspiring reporters in their sophomore or junior year of high school.

When: July 18-24, 2021

Click here  to apply!



Cornell University: Precollege Summer Program:

Due to COVID-19, is offering courses exclusively online this summer.

Students choose from undergraduate Cornell courses in Arts and Architecture, Business and Hospitality, Health and Humanities, International Relations, Science and Technology, Social Change, Veterinary Medicine, and more. Students can also create their own six- or nine-week program.

When: June 1 and August 3, 2021.

Click here to Learn More!



Tufts University: Pre College

***How to apply: Student must be nominated by her counselor. Please see your School Counselor for more information***


Courses at Tufts for High Schoolers - Summer Session- Virtual:

Session I: May 26-July 2, 2021 | 6 Weeks

Session II: July 6-August 13, 2021 | 6 Weeks

Tufts College Experience- Virtual:

July 5-August 13, 2021 | 6 Weeks

Tufts Summer Research Experience- Virtual:

July 5-August 13, 2021 | 6 Weeks

Climate Resilience Institute- Virtual:

July 25-August 6, 2021 | 2 Weeks

Engineering Investigations-Virtual:

July 11-23, 2021 | 2 Weeks

Food for the Future- Virtual:

July 25-August 6, 2021 | 2 Weeks

SMFA Design Bootcamp- Virtual:

August 1-6, 2021 | 1 Week

Coding 101- Virtual:

July 11-23, 2021 | 2 Weeks

Engineering Design Lab- Virtual:

Session 1: July 11-23, 2021 | 2 Weeks

Session 2: July 25-August 6, 2021 | 2 Weeks

International Relations- Virtual:

July 18-30, 2021 | 2 Weeks

Leadership for Social Change- Virtual:

July 11-23, 2021 | 2 Weeks

Mini-Med School- Virtual:

July 12-July 24, 2021 | 2 Weeks

SMFA Studio Art- Virtual:

July 11-30, 2021 | 3 Weeks


City College of New York (CCNY): Summer Entrepreneurship Program for High School Girls at City College:

 Free entrepreneurship program we offer during the summer called Bossgirls. The program will be virtual for Summer 2021.

Bossgirls, a free entrepreneurship camp for high school girls from the Zahn Innovation Center at the City College of New York, is now taking applications for Summer 2021 (virtual). Students work on their own startup ideas as they learn to build a business from the ground up. They'll gain new skills, develop greater confidence, and make new friends along the way. As an added bonus, students are provided mentorship through our sponsors at Standard Chartered, and they hear from women entrepreneurs throughout the program. Find the application & more info here:

Subjects/skills covered:

  •  Ideation/Design Thinking
  •  Customer Discovery, Research, and Interviewing
  •  Business Model Development
  •  Marketing
  •  Competitive Analysis
  • Financials
  • UI/UX Design & Prototyping
  • Presentation skills, and more!

*No prior experience is required, but we do require a completed application form to be considered. You can find the application & more info here:

*If you have questions or would like to talk more about how this program contact



UMass Amherst: Summer Pre- College Programs:

All programs will be fully online and taught by UMass Amherst faculty and graduate students, combining live video instruction, independent project / group work, and check-ins with faculty and TA’s. Each course includes a minimum of 8 hours/week of live instruction plus offline assignments. Students will earn college credits and will be able to request an official UMass transcript. 

New for Summer 2021:

*Click here to learn more about UMass Amherst’s Summer Pre-College Program List

   Click here to apply!




Stevens Institute of Technology: Pre College Programs:

Stevens Institute of Technology's Virtual Summer Pre-College Programs. 

  • Conduct Evening Research Projects 
  • Attend Professional Workshops 
  • Leave with a Stronger College Application
  • Explore a Potential Major
  • Make new friends through Social Activities

*You can view our Pre-College offerings here.

Click here to apply!

Deadline: March 1st, 2021


*If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call us at (201) 216-3683 or email



Adelphi University: This Summer Experience College Life at Adelphi

This summer, students can experience Adelphi's personalized approach to education and enroll in one of many one-week noncredit and two-week for-credit programs offered either in person or online. Choose From 14 In-Person, For-Credit or Noncredit Programs

(will also be offered online, depending on guidance from public health officials)

When: July 11–July 24, 2021

 * Pre-College Certificate Program: Choose From 13 Virtual, Noncredit Programs: From Monday, August 2, through Thursday, August, 5, 2021 (For rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors)


Click here to learn more!



STEM & Medical Work Experience:

Register now for a unique opportunity to work alongside experienced engineers, doctors, psychologists, vets and others this term. Students can attend 'Live Online' and gain immersive career experiences all from the comfort of their own home.


Click here to register! (ages 12-14)

Click here to register! (ages 15-18)



Wake Forest University: Summer Immersion:

Adelphi University

The Summer Immersion Program is an opportunity for high school students (9th - 12th grade) to pursue their passions, immerse themselves in a career pathway or field of study, and engage with Wake Forest faculty and professionals. With 20 unique Institutes being offered on-campus and online, we are excited to offer options for everyone.

Click here to apply!



University of Delaware: Edge Summer College Program at the University of Delaware:

The Edge summer college program is a five-week, credit-bearing college experience

When:  July 11 – Aug. 14, 2021

Edge is designed for high school students moving into their junior and senior years. Students in Edge will have the opportunity to attend college courses taught by University of Delaware faculty, participate in on- and off-campus curricular and co-curricular activities, and live in a UD residence hall.
 *Please note that while we are planning to host the program on UD’s campus this summer, we are monitoring public health conditions and will follow the guidance of the CDC, health officials, and the leadership of the University. Should our plans need to change, we will be sure to send updates promptly.*

If you have any questions please contact


Click here to apply!



Boston University: Summer Term Programs:

Boston University is offering five pre-college programs for students to choose from. All five provide rigorous and collaborative college life experiences that will enable students to gain a strong sense of their personal and academic potential. BU is planning for a safe and rewarding summer by giving students the option to attend any of our programs remotely or in person by commuting to campus. Residential options will be assessed in early 2021.


  • High School Honors is a six-week program in which students take Boston University undergraduate courses and earn up to 8 transferable college credits. In addition to remote or commuter options, we also offer online courses through High School Honors Online. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in fall 2021.
  • RISE Internship/Practicum is a six-week, non-credit program in which students conduct scientific research in a university lab under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students must be entering their senior year of high school in fall 2021.
  • Academic Immersion (AIM) is a three-week, non-credit program for students to focus intensively on a single academic topic. This summer we are offering four AIM tracks: Introduction to Experimental Psychology; Introduction to Medicine; Global Studies: Security, Statecraft, and Spycraft; and Creative Writing. Each track combines classroom work in the subject area with project-based learning activities. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in fall 2021.
  • Summer Challenge is a two-week program in which students take two non-credit seminars of their choice and experience college life. Students must be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in fall 2021.
  • Summer Preview is a one-week, non-credit program in which students explore one subject of interest while previewing the college experience. Students must be entering eighth grade or their freshman or sophomore year of high school in fall 2021.

If you have any questions please contact

Click here to apply!




University of Notre Dame: Five Distinct Pre-College Programs:

Global Scholars
Program Dates: March 15 - April 24, 2021

Application Deadline: February 8, 2021

  • Choose from one of 13 online courses, all taught by Notre Dame International faculty from the ND Global Gateways. Gain an international perspective on popular course topics. 

Summer Scholars
Program Dates: June 26 - July 10, 2021

Application Deadline: February 16, 2021

  • Study one of 25 program tracks on Notre Dame's campus. You'll experience the world-class academics, community, and spirituality that make ND so unique.  

Summer Scholars Online
Program Dates: July 14 - 27, 2021

Application Deadline: February 16, 2021

  • Get an introduction to college-level academics in one of 20 online course tracks all taught by ND faculty. Participate in fun virtual activities with other students from around the world.  

Leadership Seminars
Program Dates: July 17 - 28, 2021

Application Deadline: January 25, 2021

  • Live and learn on campus with other like-minded student leaders from across the globe. Participate in one of four seminars focusing on current issues. Tuition, room, and board are funded by the University in this highly competitive program.  

Study Abroad
Program Dates: June - August 2021

Application Deadline: January 25, 2021
(Dates vary by program. Please see website for details.)

  • Travel abroad to Italy, Ireland, or South Africa for a taste of the global ND community. 


*Participants receive one college credit upon completion of any Notre Dame Pre-College program*


Click here to apply!

*University of Notre Dame: Pre- College Programs- Study Abroad in South Africa, Italy, or Ireland

Notre Dame Global Gateways in Italy, Ireland, or at our newest destination in South Africa! Spend two weeks abroad in one of these fascinating destinations with new friends from around the country! Dig into the architectural history of Rome, explore the divide between traditions and modernity in Ireland, or examine the turbulent cultural history and incredible beauty of South Africa. 


Each summer study abroad program allows students to earn one college credit. 


Click here to check out application eligibility and requirement, program costs, and a “Day in the Life of a ND Pre- College Study Abroad Student!

*University of Notre Dame: Leadership Seminars 2021: New Courses

The University of Notre Dame is offering Leadership Seminar taught by professors from Mendoza College of Business with guest speakers from Wall Street, the course The Power of Investing: The Wealth Gap, Financial Literacy, and the Miracle of Compound Interest will address the relationship between the wealth gap and declining financial literacy. Students will pose potential solutions to improve the quality of life of those impacted,especially low- and middle-income households.

Leadership Seminars
Program Dates: July 17 - 28, 2021

*Participants receive one college credit upon completion of Leadership Seminars

Deadline: Applications are due January 25, 2021


Click here to apply!




University of Massachusetts at Amherst: UMassAmherst Summer Programs:

 The UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College Program Fairs, is a series of virtual events that provide students, families, and education professionals like you the opportunity to learn about academic summer programs at top US college and universities.


  •  Saturday, January 9, 2021, 11:00am – 1:00pm Eastern
  •  Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 7:00 – 9:00pm Eastern
  •  Saturday, February 20, 2021, 11:00am – 1:00pm Eastern
  •  Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 7:00 – 9:00pm Eastern
  •  Saturday, April 10, 2021, 11:00am – 1:00pm Eastern

*Registration for the January 9, February 3, and February 20 events is now open.

Registration is FREE to attendees.

Click here to apply! 

*We also encourage you to visit, where you can search participating programs by student grade level, financial aid, academic interests, and more.



The University of Miami: University of Miami Summer Scholars Programs:

 University of Miami Summer Scholars Program enables students to discover their academic passion while preparing for college success. Students in the 2021 Summer Scholars Program will explore possible career paths, learn from renowned UM faculty, and connect with other high-achieving high school students in one of the following options delivered in a synchronous, remote format:

When: The three-week option will run from July 4, 2021, to July 23, 2021, and provide high school sophomores and juniors the chance to earn six college credits

When: The two-week option will run from July 4, 2021, to July 16, 2021, and provide high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors a noncredit, immersive experience

Receive a $25 application fee waiver*When students enter the “GUIDANCE” waiver code on page five of the application.

Click  here to apply!

Deadline: February 1, 2021


Carnegie Mellon Pre-College: Summer Pre-College Programs in the Fine Arts:

Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Programs in the fine arts are six-week residential experiences that provide high school students with the opportunity to develop their skills in a conservatory or studio setting. For years, Carnegie Mellon has been recognized for the quality of education that is provided within our College of Fine Arts. Through the Pre-College program, high school students have access to this instruction and mentorship from full-time faculty members.


Our summer Pre-College program options in the fine arts include the following:

  • Architecture, provides students architectural experience within the studio, supported by integrated coursework in analog drawing, digital media, seminars and workshops.
  •  Art, where students will hone their craft through challenging courses, critique, workshops, and portfolio development.
  • Design, for students who would like to receive a foundation of Design skills through studio learning, lectures, and critiques.
  • Drama, for students who would like to build their audition repertoire and portfolio with acclaimed faculty.
  • Music, where students participate in a conservatory-style curriculum and experience life within a research university.


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***Mellon Pre-College is launching a Virtual Information Session Recordings***




Stevens Institute of Technology: Paid Virtual Summer Research Program:

The School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology is launching a paid virtual summer research program for high school students. In this six-week program, students will have the opportunity to work alongside a faculty member from the School of Business and assist them with research in their area of study such as entrepreneurship, marketing, management, economics, and finance.  At this conclusion of the program students will complete both a written and oral presentation.  The written report will include a literature review, and the oral presentation will include a 5-minute video of a PowerPoint presentation detailing their research findings. Students will receive a $1500 stipend after completing the program.
When: July 1, 2021 - August 12, 2021 
Who: Applicants must currently be in their junior year of high school (no exceptions.)
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The completed Google application form which will include all of the following items:
  • 1-page essay in which you describe yourself and detail what you hope to gain from this experience
  • a copy of your current resume
  • a copy of your unofficial high school transcript
  • one letter of recommendation from a teacher, a guidance counselor, or a work supervisor
**Click HERE to register for the event and learn more about the Summer Pre-College Virtual Fairs!***
Deadline: February 2, 2021
American Pool Summer Lifeguard Positions:
Please click here for a flyer with more information