Summer Opportunities

Keep the learning going all summer!

At West Catholic:


The story of health or our general physical, mental and social well-being is about making wise choices throughout life. In order to make healthy decisions, students will learn about nutrition, disease prevention, mental health, first aid and substance abuse. Early due date for students seeking extra credit: July 13.

Summer health is held every summer. This course is capped at 40 and priority will be given to current West Catholic students needing to meet their Health requirement. Register at Deadline is May 26, 2020.

Other Opportunities:

Rotary Life Leadership Training - RYLA is Rotary’s leadership training for young people emphasizing the development of leadership skills, citizenship, community service and personal growth and development.  Candidate criteria:  demonstrates leadership experience or potential, a cooperative nature and willingness to participate in a group, awareness of current events and international issue, strong communication skills, good performance in school or work, enthusiasm for sharing newfound skills with others and proven dedication to community service.  Deadline is May 1, 2020.   For more information and application click here

Cornerstone University Summer Camp opportunities: (link is external)

Michigan Tech University STEM Summer Youth Program - (link is external)

CMU Leadership Camp – a premier leadership experience unlike any other for high school juniors and seniors.  Head to (link is external) for more information.

Saint Mary’s Embody experience – explore concepts of beauty, justice and faith.  Apply today at (link is external)

Wake Forest University online Immersion Program – flexible online courses for high schoolers offer students University academic experience and mentorship.  For more information click here

The Calvin Center for Innovation in Business welcomes to campus exceptional students interested in studying business, networking, and personal growth for rising high school juniors and seniors during the 2020-21 academic year.  For more information and Application for the program go to: (link is external) or visit Facebook and Instagram!  Deadline is Friday, May 17.  Students only need to cover their personal expenses and the cost of transportation to and from Calvin University.

Northern Michigan University Environmental Science Camp: (link is external)

Landmark College : (link is external)

Miami University Summer Scholars Program: (link is external)

Pick your niche this Summer at Smith: (link is external)

The University of Notre Dame’s Summer Program is encouraging students to submit an entry to the Force for Good Film Festival for the chance to receive a scholarship to Dame’s Summer Scholars program.  Created to inspire students to use their cell phones as creative tools, the film festival seeks submissions of short videos with positive messages.  Participants must apply and be admitted to the Summer Scholars Film Production track.  Summer Scholars applications are due February 18, 2020.  For more information go to: (link is external)  

University of Pennsylvania Summer High School Programs: (link is external)

The Pratt Precollege Programs will be held at the Brooklyn Campus July 6-31.  For more information go to: (link is external)

Take your experience to new places with Boston University's summer programs.  Go to: (link is external)

The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program application is now available online.  This program provides scholarships for high achieving your women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country’s top colleges.  To get started go to:

Summer at Smith College for academically talented young women entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2020.  For more information go to: (link is external)

Stanford offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines—including arts, business, humanities, math, science, and more—allowing highly motivated students to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.  Go to (link is external) for more information.

Deadlines for most of our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.Hillsdale College is offering high school students a unique summer opportunity to study abroad with their faculty while earning Hillsdale College credit.  For more information go to: (link is external)

The University of Notre Dame is offering Pre-College Summer Programs that give high school students a taste of college life, academics and the Notre Dame Community. Programs include Study Abroad Rome, Summer Scholars, Leadership Seminars and Study Abroad Ireland. Applications are live on October 15, 2019.  For more information go to

The University of Notre Dame School of Architecture is offering an exciting summer Career Discovery to learn about studying architecture before attending college.  Go to (link is external) for more information.

Jacobs University Summer Camp 2020 - (link is external)

Check out Duke's Summer Global Challenge courses.  Go to: (link is external) for more information.

Washington University in St. Louis offers pre-college programs.  Continue on your path of academic success!  Go to (link is external) for more information.

Gettysburg College is offering several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months.  Go to (link is external) for more information.