Summer Opportunities

Summer 2018:

Catholic University of America School of Theology and Religious Studies will be holding their Light the World, Live Your Faith Summer Institute for those students wishing to integrate Faith into their college decisions.  For more information, go to:

Alma College is offering an Environmental Science Camp June 17-30.  This 2-week intensive experience at Alma College provides students an opportunity to work in teams to develop a mini-documentary regarding the state of our Great Lakes using information gathered through field work, lab work, interviews and excursions.  For more information go to:

Ferris State University is offering week-long summer day camps at Ferris State University in Grand Rapids for middle school students and above in Digital Animation and Game Design.  Visit or call 800-562-9130 for more information

University of Dayton is offering Engineering Summer Camps.  Go to for more information.

Saint Mary’s College is offer Embody:  Beauty, Justice and Faith in Action on July 8-13 or July 15-20, 2018.  Embody is a week-long summer theology institute for high school girls held at Saint Mary’s College.  For application and more information go to  Space is limited.  Apply before April 15.

Michigan Technological University is hosting the Women in Engineering and Engineering Scholars Summer Youth Programs for 9-11 graders this summer.  For more details and program applications, visit:

Cornerstone University is offering Entrepreneurship in a Global Marketplace Business Camp on August 13, 2018.  For more information visit:

Notre Dame Force for Good Film Festival competition has been created to inspire students to use their cell phones as a creative tool.  Create a five minute video with positive messages from high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors.  Winners will have their films screen and may be eligible for a full scholarship to the Notre Dame Summer Scholars Program.  For more information go to:

Cornell University Summer Pre-college Programs for High School Students.  For more information go to:

Summer Opportunities from the University of Dayton:

METEC:  Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young Men:

Women in Engineering Summer Camp:

Summer Honors Engineering Camp:

Entrepreneurship 101:

Leadership 101:

Summer Advancement:


Barnard Pre-College Programs:  Summer in the City, Liberal Arts Intensive, Young Women’s Leadership Institute, Dance in the City and Athena Summer Innovation Institute.  For more information on these courses go to:

Inspiring Girls Expeditions is accepting applications through Jan. 19, 2018, for tuition-free summer science and wilderness expeditions in Alaska, Colorado and Washington for girls ages 16 to 17.

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies is offering the following:  Arts, Humanities, or Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes,  Stanford AI4ALL, Mathematics Camp and University Level Online Math and Physics.  Learn more about Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies programs at

The World Affairs Seminar (WAS), is a unique international educational experience offered by Rotary.  High school students from around the world go to WAS to tackle challenging global issues in an atmosphere of learning, interaction and cooperation.  WAS is an on-campus experience held in June.   This year’s seminar,  Innovation:  Shaping the World you will Inherit, is at Carroll University (Waukesha) June 23-29.  For more information, check out the website at:

Spend summer investing in your future!  Apply now for the Pre-College Programs at University of Notre Dame.  Summer Scholars and Leadership Seminars are college level academic programs that provide students a taste of life as a Notre Dame student.   New for Summer 2018, the University of Notre Dame Summer Scholars Business Courses.  Program dates are June 23-July 7.  Courses offered:  Marketing and the Common Good; The Language of Business:  Accounting in a Global Society.  For more information go to

This summer, Duke Summer Sessions is offering more opportunities than ever to engage in one of their transformative programs:
Summer College – 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 they take undergraduate-level courses
Summer Academy – A three-week program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade in which they take a certificate course.
Intensive STEM Academy – 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.

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Entrada Scholars Program at Calvin College – Through the Entrada Scholars Program, Calvin’s summer academic achievement program for ethnic minority high school students, you will be prepared not only for college, but for a career with impact.  Earn college credit for the course you complete at Calvin, while staying on campus to experience college life first hand.  You may also qualify for a $4,000 scholarship to Calvin.  Program dates are July 6 – August 2 and application deadline is March 2, 2018

National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF):  National Security-Diplomacy, Intelligence & Defense is an Envision program to be held in Washington DC next Summer 2018.  This six-day program is ideal for students who are interested in the many disciplines that keep the U.S. safe.  For more information go to